Obituaries

Dana Johnson

Mar 15, 2021

A beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Dana L. Johnson, 60, of Camp Point, died peacefully at 1:50 p.m. Monday, March 15, 2021, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy surrounded by his immediate family.

Born December 19, 1960, in Quincy, Dana was a son of Sterling "Bob" and Dorothy Dixson Johnson. He married Teresa K. Johnson on April...

Lloyd Alexander

Mar 11, 2021

Lloyd Alexander, 86, of Augusta, IL died at 4:45 pm Thursday March 11, 2021 at St. Vincent’s Home in Quincy, IL.

He was born on June 18, 1934 in Augusta, IL to Ollie M. and Lois C. West Alexander. He was united in marriage to Joan M. Janssen on...

Kenneth Schluter

Mar 7, 2021

Kenneth A. Schluter, 90, of Quincy, Il formerly of Bowen, IL died at 7:30 pm Sunday March 7, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

He was born on August 15, 1930 in New Providence, IA to August and Martha Wagner Schluter. He was united in marriage to Dorothy...

Betty Secrest

Mar 6, 2021

Betty Secrest, 83, of Quincy, died at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2021, at her home in Quincy. Born November 22, 1937, in Chicago, Betty was a daughter of George and Verda Pearle Kurfman Baxa. She married Ronald Secrest on February 22, 1962. He preceded her in death on March 11, 2006. Mrs. Secrest was employed as a nurse...

Joe Williams

Mar 1, 2021

Joe Williams, 80, of Coatsburg,  (formerly of Camp Point) died at 1:25 a.m. Monday, March 1, 2021, at the Eastside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield. Born May 23, 1940, in Quincy, Joe was a son of Joseph and Virginia Kuhn Williams. He married Linda Norris on April 22, 1960, at the Columbus United Methodist Church parsonage. She survives....

Joan Mixer

Feb 22, 2021

Joan Mixer, 86, of Camp Point, died at 4:45 p.m. Monday, February 22, 2021, at Sunset Home in Quincy. Born October 9, 1934, in Brown County, Illinois, Joan was a daughter of Alfred and Mildred Fey Hetrick. She married Glenn R. Mixer on November 10, 1954, in Ripley, IL. He preceded her in death on March 16, 1984. Joan...

Ernest Allen

Feb 18, 2021

Ernest E (Ernie) Allen of Waynesville, NC passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021 .  Ernie lived 91 wonderful years.

Ernie was born October 25, 1929 in Atlantic, Iowa.  He always liked to add that was the day the market crashed.  He ran wild in the country as a young boy.  His family moved to...

Missy McGowan

Feb 16, 2021

Melissa A. McGowan Sheetz, 44, of Oaktown, Indiana, formerly of Augusta and Rushville, IL passed from this life, on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born on May 27, 1976 in Rushville, Illinois to Donald E. and Dorothy A. (Burton) McGowan. Melissa married Christopher L. Sheetz on October 10, 2020.

Melissa was a member...

Caroline Humke

Feb 10, 2021

Caroline Mae Humke, 93, of rural Camp Point, IL died Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Brooking Park Assisted Living, in Chesterfield, Missouri. Born March 12, 1927, in rural Colchester, IL, Caroline was a daughter of Bertie Louis and Lura Eva Sweasy Yard. She married Paul A. Humke on August 14, 1949, at her home in Colchester. He preceded her...

Ira "Gene" Kackley

Feb 4, 2021

Ira Eugene "Gene" Kackley, 83, of Camp Point, died at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 2021, at his home. Born August 31, 1937, in LaGrange, MO., Ira was a son of Walter and Lila Pauline Clow Kackley.  He married Patricia Janssen Deming on April 24, 1993, in Lincoln, IL.  She survives. Mr. Kackley was employed for 30 years at Moorman Manufacturing in...

Patricia Akins

Feb 1, 2021

Patricia Ann “Pat” Akins, 68, of Augusta, IL died at 11:05 am Monday February 1, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

She was born on May 29, 1952 in Quincy, IL to Frank and Margaret Redenius Greenough. She married Larry Akins on December 6, 1970 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Golden. He survives.

Pat...

Suzanne Wallace

Jan 31, 2021

Suzanne Elizabeth Wallace, 78, of Lawton, OK., passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at her home. Suzanne was born on June 30, 1942 in Batavia, New York to Cleland Henry and Ethel Dora (Weatherlee) Tinkham. She married Gerald R. Wallace on October 17, 1970 in Alameda, California and she was a successful Homemaker who supported her husband's military...

Ryan Phillips

Jan 30, 2021

Ryan D. Phillips, 38, of Plymouth, IL died at 2:48 pm Saturday January 30, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

He was born on November 11, 1982 in Macomb, IL to Larry D. and Carolyn Robinson Phillips.

Ryan was a 2001 graduate of Southeastern High School in Augusta, IL and received his Bachelor of...

Glen Leerhoff

Jan 26, 2021

Glen A. Leerhoff, 93, of Mendon, died at 6:22 a.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Born March 16, 1927, in Golden, Glen was a son of Ehme and Katherine Heinecke Leerhoff. He married Hildegarde Schuster on April 27, 1946. They would have been married 75 years this coming April. She survives. Glen grew up on...

Harold Kessler

Jan 25, 2021

Harold Ray Kessler, 83, Bowen, Il. passed away at 9:35 am Monday, January 25, 2021 at home surrounded by his loved ones.

He was born February 10, 1937 to Lester Ellsworth and Hazel Mae (McCabe) Kessler in Knox City, Missouri.  He joined Lois Kaye Mitchell in marriage...

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