Brady Dale Hammack

Peoria Journal Star, December 31, 1992, Page: B4

Vermont - Brady Dale Hammack, infant son of Marvin and Tammy Trimmer Hammack of Vermont, was stillborn at 7:51 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1992, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

Surviving are his parents of Vermont; grandparents, Thomas and Doris Baker of Rushville, Gary and Mildred Trimmer of Rushville and Dale and Roselyn Hammack of Astoria; and great-grandparents, Anna Harn, Ethel Hickman and Alma Trimmer, all of Rushville. One infant brother, Joseph, and his great-grandfathers preceded him in death.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Browning Cemetery in Browning. Arrangements are by Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville.

Transcribed by: Sara Hemp


Mildred E. Hansen Hammerlund

Peoria Journal Star, May 21, 1993, Page: C10

Mildred E. Hammerlund, 74, of 8327 N. Knoxville died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1993, at her home. Born July 27, 1918, in Knox, Ind., to Frans Christian and Pearl May Davis Hansen, she married Charles "Buzz" Hammerlund on Feb. 3, 1940, in Knox. He died Oct. 30, 1972, in Knox. One brother also preceded her in death.

Surviving are one son, Charles Gilbert "Gil" of James Island, S. C.; two daughters, Mrs. Roger (Patricia Ann) Toland of Peoria and Mrs. David (Beverly Jean) Hewlett of Tallahassee, Fla.; one brother, Floyd Hansen of Florenceville, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. George (Anna) Folkers, Clara Barr and Lois Varro, all of Knox; and nine grandchildren.

She worked for several loan companies in Kokomo, Ind., and then worked at Pat and Bev's Sweet Shop in Lake of the Woods in Dunlap and Chillicothe. She was a clerk in the accounts payable department at Bergner's department store, retiring in 1981. She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church, where she served on the wedding and funeral committees and helped in the studio with Grace Television. She also was a member of the FTF Sunday school and Chapel Bible classes.

Services will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at her church. The Rev. David H. Forbes will officiate. Visitation will be two hours before services at the church.

Additional services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Round Lake Church in Knox. The Rev. Don Franklin will officiate. Burial will be in Round Lake Cemetery. Arrangements are by Wilton Mortuary in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to Methodist Medical Center Foundation Hospice Program, 221 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, Ill. 61636.


James Haughey

Urbana Daily Courier, Feb 2, 1912

Rev. James M. Haughey, seventy-eight years old, a pioneer of central Illinois, who married 1,642 couples, preached fully as many funeral sermons and baptized hundreds of converts, died at his home at Mason City. He died of Bright's disease. He took the first photograph in Mason City, conducted the first printing office there and established the first newspaper, the Mason City Times.


Leila T. Toland Hilliard

State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, November 22, 1985, Page: 14

PEKIN -- Leila T. Hilliard, 84, of Pekin died at 1:35 a.m. Thursday [November 21, 1985] at Pekin Memorial Hospital.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hurley Funeral Home, Havana, with burial in Snicarte Cemetery.

Surviving are two brothers, Floyd Toland of Chandlerville and Clyde Toland of Sebring, Fla.; and one sister, Lila Scarcliff of Pekin.

[Note: She is the daughter of John Toland and Lois Vaughn.]


Robert L. Hopping

Peoria Journal Star, May 28, 2003, Page: B04

HAVANA - Robert L. Hopping, 74, of 701 Timothy Terrace died at 10 a.m. Monday, May 26, 2003, at his home.

Born June 11, 1928, in Woodland Township, Fulton County, to Arlie and Florine McKinley Hopping, he married Barbara Workman on Oct. 29, 1949, in Havana. She survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Brian (Connie) Whitacre of Omaha, Neb., Mrs. Jerry (Cathie) Toland of Bryan, Texas, and Mrs. Kenneth (Cindy) Keil of Bastrop, Texas; one son, Robert (and Michelle) of Mansfield, Mo.; one sister, Mrs. Franklin (Audrey) Dierker of Forest City; nine grandchildren; one stepgranddaughter; and six great-grandchildren.

He was a World War II Navy veteran.

He was a deck hand for Ohio River Co. from 1958 to 1966 and later worked out of Laborers Local 231 in Pekin until retiring in 1990.

He was a member of Roadrunners Camping Club for 24 years, serving as treasurer for 20 years and president for the last four years.

He was a member of Havana Church of Christ.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, where visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Warren Hughes will officiate. Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery in Bluff City, where military rites will be conducted by Astoria American Legion Post 25.

Memorials may be made to Graham Hospital Hospice in Canton, Hickory-Kerton Fire Department in Bluff City or his church.


Ethel C. Kolves Howard

Eagle Publications, October 31, 2002

Ethel C. Howard, 86, resident of The Elms, Macomb, formerly of Bushnell, died at 10:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at the nursing home.

She was born Dec. 10, 1915, in Mason County, daughter of John Edward and Cora Brown Kolves.

She married Earl Hill Dec. 15, 1936, in Forest City. He died in Feb. 1967. She married Ray Howard Nov. 17, 1969, in Fiatt. He died in June 1988.

Surviving are two sisters, Sarah Wheat and Dorothy Wheat, both of Mason County.

She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and two sisters.

She worked as the telephone operator in the Fiatt exchange for Bell Telephone for many years, as a postal clerk in the Fiatt Post Office for several years, as a nurses aide at the Mason District Hospital for two years and retired from Dana Manufacturing in Havana after 20 years.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Martin-Hollis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Terry Broady, officiating

Burial was in Fiatt Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to The Elms.

Transcribed by: Sara Hemp

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