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  • Friday, March 20, 2015 9:41 PM

    STOCKTON–Ray A. Mensendike, 88, of Stockton, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at the Stockton Healthcare and Rehab Center.

    A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Calvary United Methodist Church, Stockton.

    Cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment will be in the Elizabeth Cemetery, Elizabeth.

    A visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the Calvary United Methodist Church. Family and friends are invited to share in Ray’s life at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Friday, March 20, 2015 2:41 PM

    CHICAGO–Commander Nikki Louise Rosenthal, U.S. Navy (Retired), 71, died on March 12, 2015, at Vitas Hospice, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago.

    Commander Rosenthal’s ashes will be interred at the gravesite of her parents at Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wis. Plans are pending for a military graveside service and a memorial celebration in Wisconsin.

    Donations in Commander Rosenthal’s memory may be made to Women in Military in Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc.

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  • Friday, March 20, 2015 11:45 AM

    MANCHESTER, Iowa–Louis Fredrick Holz, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    The family will greet friends: 2–6 p.m., on Sunday, March 29 at the Leonard-Muller Funeral Home, Manchester.

    Online condolences may be sent to leonard-mullerfh.com.

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  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:33 PM

    Thomas George Lininger, 81, of Hot Springs Village, Ark., and formerly of Galena, passed away on March 15, 2015 while at home with family.

    Arrangements have been entrusted to CedarVale Funeral Home in Hot Springs Village, Ark. For online condolences visit us at www.cedarvalefuneralhome.com.

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  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:48 AM

    Elizabeth–Alvin W. Roberts, 100, of Elizabeth, formerly of Scales Mound, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home, Elizabeth.

    A gathering will be held Saturday, March 21, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial will be held at a later date at Rose Hill Cemetery, Parker, S.D. Cremation rites have been accorded.
    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 2:24 PM

    ROCKTON–Helyn Marie Swartz, 96, of Rockton, died Monday, March 16, 2015 in her own home after a brief illness.

    A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Cremation Rites to be accorded. Final resting place will be in Galena Cemetery. McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel in Rockton is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

    To share a memory or send an online condolence, visit www.mccorklefuneralhome.com.

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  • Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:51 PM

    WALNUT RIDGE–Michael Corey Smith, 41, of Walnut Ridge, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015.

    Funeral services were held Thursday, March 12 in the Bryan Funeral Home Chapel with Brother David Emery officiating. Interment was in Mount Zion Cemetery.

    Pallbearers were Brent Smith, Adam Smith, Dwain Bagwell, Randy Maggard, Barry Wolverton, Tony Dulaney and Randy Robins.

    Online registry at bryanfh.com.

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  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015 2:19 PM

    Robert Thomas Steger 44, of Galena, IL passed away suddenly Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Midwest Medical Center, Galena.

    Funeral service will be noon, Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where friends may call after 10 AM at the funeral chapel. Burial will be at a later date.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, March 09, 2015 3:09 PM

    GALENA–Marie V. Tranel, 93, passed away March 8, 2015 at Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community.

    Funeral mass will be 10:30 am on Thursday, March 12, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena and burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 pm on Wednesday, March 11, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where a parish rosary will be recited at 4 p.m.; the Catholic Daughter prayer service will follow.

    The family wishes to thank the employees of Galena-Stauss Assisted Living and Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community for all their tender loving care.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Jo Daviess County Workshop, 706 West Street, Galena, Ill., 61036 or the Galena Foundation, P.O. Box 1, Galena, Ill., 61036 in memory of Marie.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, March 09, 2015 10:22 AM

    MAPLE PARK–Forrest G. Zeal, 79, of Maple Park, passed away at his home Friday, March 6, 2015.

    In keeping with his wishes, there will be no public visitation. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Greenwood cemetery, Galena. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is assisting the family.

    The family requests no flowers.

    Memorials may be given to Kaneville United Methodist Church, Kaneville, or the American Heart Association in memory of Forrest.

    Online condolences may be made at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Thursday, March 05, 2015 12:07 PM

    GALENA–Lila M. Schablowsky, 83, of Galena, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

    Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 7, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Galena.

    Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Friday, March 6, at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. where a scripture wake service will be held at 4 p.m.

    Memorial donations can be made in Lila’s name to the Galena Public Library, 601 S. Bench Street, Galena, IL 61036 OR to the Galena Education Foundation, c/o Galena Unit School District Office, 1206 N. Franklin Street, Galena, IL  61036.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

     

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  • Thursday, March 05, 2015 11:33 AM

    ELIZABETH–Rowline M. Reusch, 94, of Elizabeth, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home, Elizabeth.

    A private family service will be held with burial following in Derinda Cemetery, Elizabeth.

    A memorial fund has been established. Condolences may be left for the family at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

     

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  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 3:14 PM

    Charles J. Kveton, 87, of Galena, IL, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at his home.

    In keeping with his wishes, there will be no public visitation or service. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, 2728 Asbury Road, Dubuque, IA 52001-2970 or Safe Haven Humane Society, 1471 US Highway 20, Elizabeth, IL 61028. Online condolences may be left at www.rememberchuck.com. 

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  • Friday, February 27, 2015 11:52 AM

    BETTENDORF, IOWA–Lawrence (Larry) J. Kueter, 84, of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

    Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 2, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1506 Brown Street, Bettendorf.

    Visitation will be held from 1-4 p.m., Sunday at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport, Iowa, where the Rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m.  Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal, where military honors will be presented.

    Memorials may be given to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church or Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in memory of Larry.

    Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the Kueter family by visiting Larry’s obituary at www.WeertsFH.com.

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  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 1:40 PM

    ROCK CITY–Cheryl M. Bradt, 66, of Rock City passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family.

    Celebration of life will be 3 p.m.–7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, at St. Paul Church of Epleyanna.  Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Paul Church with the Rev. Scott Naevestad and the Rev. Dick Thompson officiating.  Cremation rites will be accorded and burial will be at St. Paul Church Cemetery.
    A memorial has been established in her name.
    Cheryl’s family invites friends to share a story or light a candle in her honor at www.daughenbaughfh.com.

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  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 1:06 PM

    GALENA–John F. Diedrich, 89, of the Galena Stauss Assisted Living Center, formerly of Scales Mound, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Midwest Medical Center in Galena. (Dad joined Mom in Heaven on his birthday). 

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Apple River, with the Rev. David Reese, the Rev. Andrew Skrobutt, and the Rev. Joji Reddy concelebrating. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Apple River. 

    Visitation will be from held from 4–8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27 and from 10-10:45 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at St. Joseph’s Church, Apple River, where the parish rosary will be recited at 3:45 p.m.

    The Miller-Steinke Funeral Home of Scales Mound is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Monday, February 23, 2015 10:08 AM

    ELIZABETH–John Millerschone, 87, of Elizabeth, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Finley Hospital, Dubuque, Iowa.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, at Christ Lutheran Church, Stockton. Burial will be in the Elizabeth Cemetery, Elizabeth.

    Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 1-2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26,  at the church.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Friday, February 20, 2015 9:32 AM

    Evelyn M. Knautz, 83 of Galena, IL passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 at Midwest Medical Center, Galena.

    Funeral service will be 11 AM, Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 9 AM at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in St. Michaels Cemetery, Galena.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

     

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  • Monday, February 16, 2015 12:05 PM

    Dorothy M. Oldenburg, 95, of Galena,  passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Galena Stauss Senior Care Community, Galena.

    Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 23, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena.

    Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where a scripture wake service will be held at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Altar and Rosary Society in memory of Dorothy.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

     

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  • Friday, February 13, 2015 2:48 PM

    GALENA–Mrs. Clyde (Vivian M.) Sisler, 93, of Galena, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 17, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Galena, with the Rev. Stanislaw Kos officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Galena.

    Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16 at the Miller-Steinke Funeral Home in Galena, where the parish scripture service will be held at 4 p.m.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at www.millerfhed.com.

     

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  • Friday, February 13, 2015 12:06 PM

    HANOVER–Charlotte A. “Sis” Miller, 95, of Iowa City, Iowa, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at Mercy Hospital-Hospice Care Unit.

    A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16, at the Law Jones Funeral Home, 202 Monroe Street, Hanover, IL 61041.

    Visitation will be held from 11–1:30 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association-Greater Illinois, American Heart Association or the Hanover Ladies Auxiliary to VFW.

    Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lensingfuneral.com.

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  • Friday, February 06, 2015 3:58 PM

    GALENA–Margaret “Peggy” Otis, 86, died Jan. 25, 2015, in Galena.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation, 126 North Main Street, P.O. Box 216, Elizabeth, Illinois 61028-0216.

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  • Friday, February 06, 2015 3:46 PM

    FREEPORT–Nicholas R. Thomas, 86, of Freeport, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

    Memorial services will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at United Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Kathleen Luke officiating.

    Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of services at the Church.

    A memorial has been established in his memory.

    Please sign Nick’s guestbook and share a memory at burketubbs.com.

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  • Thursday, February 05, 2015 10:27 AM

    HANOVER-Deborah J. Boris, 62, of Hanover, Illinois, passed onto heaven on Saturday, January 17th, 2015 in Rock Falls, Illinois with her family beside her.

    In lieu of flowers, donations for burial can be made to www.gofundme.com/kgqtw4.

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  • Tuesday, February 03, 2015 11:42 AM

    ROCKFORD–Rev. Msgr. Raymond Wahl, 87, JCD, PA, died Saturday, Jan. 31, at OSF St. Anthony Hospital, Rockford, after a brief illness.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 1243 North Church Street, Rockford.

    Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5 at the church with rosary at 7:30 p.m. and visitation from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the Mass. Bishop David J. Malloy will be the main celebrant. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Sterling.

    In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorials be given to Presence Cor Mariae Center at 3330 Mariae Linden Dr., Rockford, IL 61114, in his memory.

    Arrangements are being made by Anderson-Klontz-Long Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Ltd., 6825 Weaver Road, Rockford.

     

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  • Friday, January 30, 2015 1:49 PM

    GALENA–Doris Mae Truair, 89, of Galena, passed away Dec. 16, 2014, at Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    A graveside service will be held in Pilot Knob Cemetery, rural Galena, at a later date.

     

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  • Monday, January 26, 2015 4:18 PM

    GALENA–RoseMary C. Meyer, 87, of Galena, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at the Galena-Stauss Serenity Room surrounded by family. Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Jan., 30, at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. A parish rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. and the Catholic Daughters prayer service will follow. Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, January 26, 2015 4:09 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Bernard “B.L.” Murray, 89, of East Dubuque, and Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Saturday, Jan. 24, at Manor Care Health Services, Dubuque, Iowa.

    Funeral Mass will be held at noon, Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, East Dubuque. Friends may gather after 9 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the East Dubuque cemetery where military rites will be accorded graveside by the American Legion Post 787 of East Dubuque. American Legion Post 787 will have their walk thru at 10 a.m. Cremation rites will be accorded at Bernie’s wishes.

    The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is in charge of arrangements as James T. Furlong, owner, was a classmate and life-long friend of Bernie’s.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, January 26, 2015 3:49 PM

    GALENA–Steven W. Paxton, 52, of Galena, died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

    Funeral service was held on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Memorials may be given to NAMI of Dubuque, Iowa, and The Workshop of Galena.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Friday, January 23, 2015 2:51 PM

    ROSCOE–Frank Edward Hovar, Sr. 88, of Roscoe, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his family.

    Funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at St. Bridget Church, 600 Clifford Avenue., Loves Park.

    Visitation was held from 4-7:30 p.m. with rosary at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road. and 1 hour prior to Mass at the church.  Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

    In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to: Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center, 4215 Newburg Road, Rockford, IL 61108.

    Online condolences may be submitted at www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com

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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:35 PM

    Hanover–Elizabeth “Betty” M. Pash, 90, of Hanover, died Tuesday, Jan. 13 at the Midwest Medical Center in Galena.

     
     
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:31 PM

    Galena–Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames.Mica David Friederick, 40, of Galena, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, at home surrounded by his devoted wife of 19 years and loving family.

    Memorial donations can be left at Galena State Bank and will be used to create an educational scholarship for Olivia and Ella. Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com

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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:28 PM

    Effingham–David A Katt Sr., 55, of Effingham, formerly of Galena, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, Jan. 13 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon.

    Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 17, at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham. Donations may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at bauerfh.com.

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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:44 PM

    Cedarburg, Wis.–Patricia Bergstresser of Cedarburg, Wis., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 11, at Ellen’s Home in Port Washington, Wis., at the age of 85 years.

    Memorial services will be held at Mueller Funeral Home, W63 N527 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, Saturday, Jan. 24, at 3 p.m. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 1-2:45 p.m. Memorials of your choice appreciated. For online condolences please go to muellerfuneralhome.com.

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  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:51 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--Joan Mill, 83, of Galena, Illinois, formerly of Michigan and Alaska, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014, at her home.

    In keeping with her wishes, there will be no public visitation or service.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 7:43 AM
    APPLE RIVER, Ill.--Dorothy Catherine Dittmar, 96, of rural Apple River, Illinois, passed away at 10:03 a.m., Monday, October 13, 2014, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 17, 2014, at the Zion Presbyterian Church in Schapville, Illinois, with Pastor Dottie Morizzo officiating. Friends may call after 10 a.m., Friday, October 17 at the church. Burial will be in the Zion Presbyterian Cemetery.

    Memorials may be given to Zion Presbyterian Church in Schapville.

    The Miller-Steinke Funeral Home of Scales Mound is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Monday, October 13, 2014 6:53 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--Petros Theodore "Pete" Ikonomopoulos, 84, of Galena, Illinois, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth, Illinois.

    Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial will be held at a later date. Friends may call from 4:00-6:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at the funeral chapel.

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  • Monday, October 13, 2014 6:47 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--Marlene L. Jahncke, 78, of Galena, Illinois, passed away Friday, October 10, 2014, at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where a parish rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, October 13, 2014 6:35 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--Carol May Soat, 80, of Galena, Illinois, died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community Center in Galena.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Friends may call after 9:00 a.m. Burial will be in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, Galena.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Friday, October 10, 2014 11:10 AM
    CACHE, Okla.--MSG (Retired) James W. Wells, 68, of Cache, Oklahoma, died Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in Lawton, Oklahoma.

    Funeral Mass for MSG (Retired) James W. Wells of Cache, Oklahoma, will be held at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rev. Philip Seeton, pastor, officiating.

    Burial with full military honors will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens under the direction of the Becker-Rabon Funeral Home.

    The family will greet friends from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Monday, October 13, 2014, at the funeral home.

    An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at www.beckerfuneral.com.

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  • Wednesday, October 08, 2014 10:52 AM
    TAYLORVILLE, Ill.--Ellen M. Brotzman-DeSart, 52, of Taylorville, Illinois, died at 8:21 a.m., Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at her residence after fighting a valiant battle with cancer.

    A celebration of my life will be held on Saturday, October 11 at the McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

    On Sunday, October 12, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., a memorial service will be held in Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating.

    Memorials in my memory may be sent to: Blackburn College, Trinity Lutheran Church, or Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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  • Monday, October 06, 2014 7:53 AM
    COON VALLEY, Wis.--Donald J. McCord, 71, of Coon Valley, Wisconsin, died Friday, September 26, 2014, at home.

    We would like to invite all of those who knew and loved Don to join us for a celebration of his life on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Scales Mound Town Hall. The celebration will be held from 1:00-4:00 p.m., with a time of reflection and storytelling beginning at 2:30 p.m. Be prepared to laugh with us as we celebrate this truly unforgettable man!

    Memorials can be made to the family of Donald MCord and may be sent to W9229 Dog Hollow Road, Argyle, Wis. 53504. They will be used to purchase a bench in his memory along the Mississippi River he loved so much.

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  • Monday, October 06, 2014 6:34 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--Elva C. Boyd, 93, of Galena, Illinois, and formerly of Chicago, Illinois, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Funeral service will be held at Noon, Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may gather after 10:00 a.m. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Friday, October 03, 2014 9:38 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--In remembrance of our loving brother Nick Murray, 67, who returned home to God, Jesus, and family on Friday, September 19, 2014.

    Cremation rites were accorded and a family gathering was held.

    Blessings be upon you now and forever.

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  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:56 AM
    LENA, Ill.--Grace Sarah Hancock, 101, of Lena, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 12, 2014, at the Lena Living Center in Lena.

    Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Elizabeth, Illinois, with the Rev. Kyungsu Park officiating. Burial was in the Elizabeth Cemetery.

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  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:09 AM
    FITCHBURG, Wis.--Lt. Col. (Ret) William H. "Wild Bill" Copp, 91, father of Vicki Copp-Rutenbeck of Galena, Illinois, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2014, in Fitchburg, Wisconsin.

    His Celebration of Life will occur on Friday, October 10, 2014, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. in the evening at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena.

    In lieu of flowers, please hand a red rose to a veteran or senior.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Thursday, September 25, 2014 9:59 AM
    Eleanor Mae Funk, 93 years old, of Galena, IL passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Midwest Medical Center, Galena.

    Friends may call Saturday, September 27, 2013 from 1 to 4 PM at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, IL. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation.

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  • Thursday, September 25, 2014 4:17 AM
    Victor Alvarez Lara, 52 passed away August 9, 2014.

    A memorial service will be held at 3 PM, Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where friends may gather after 1 PM. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:26 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--Greg W. Clark, 54, of Galena, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014, at his home, after a courageous battle with cancer.

    A celebration of Life will be held at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may gather after 4:00 p.m.

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  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:20 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--Walter "Sonny" Scott, 78, of Galena, Illinois, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014.

    In accordance with his wishes, there will not be a funeral service nor visitation. Cremation rites will be accorded.

    The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is assisting the family.

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