Kerry M. Greenwald, age 66, of Chadwick died Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Clinton. Following his death, Kerry was still able to give back to others by donating his eyes, bones and tissue to the Iowa Donor Network.
Kerry was born on April 21, 1947 in Rochelle the son of B. Morris and Rogene Eloise Greenwald. He graduated from Stillman Valley High School and then attended Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture in 1970. He also completed additional graduate work throughout his life. Kerry was a lifetime member of the SIU Alumni Association and loved watching SIU basketball. He also enjoyed watching professional sports. Kerry married the love of his life, Jeannie O’Malley on April 26, 1969 in Dixon. He worked as an Area Sales Manager for Hughes Hybrids for 40 years, starting when he was 26 years old, and subsequently became a Certified Crop Advisor. Kerry was a member of Hope United Methodist Church in Chadwick. He won numerous awards in his youth through F.F.A. (Future Farmers of America) and 4-H. As he grew older he also won many salesmanship awards, including the Dale Carnegie Award. Kerry enjoyed the farmer dealers he worked with daily. He brightened everyone’s day as soon as he walked through the door. You knew Kerry was in the room because he always made the people around him smile. Kerry’s main purpose in life was to keep his wife, daughters and granddaughters happy. Kerry was very thoughtful, sensitive and tender hearted. He loved taking care of and spending most of his time with his family. Kerry was always looking for a hug from his girls.
Survivors include his wife Jeannie Greenwald of Chadwick, two lovely daughters Angela (Andy) Shaw of Milledgeville, and Jessica Greenwald and husband Peter Schillaci of Davenport, IA, one brother Rick Greenwald of Rochelle and four beautiful granddaughters Ava and Sophie Shaw, and Gracie and Cecilia Schillaci.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson in infancy Anthony Shaw.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
Arrangements were completed by McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Rock Falls.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.
Charles A. Johnson
Charles A. Johnson, age 86 of Shannon, IL, passed away at home Friday, October 11, 2013.
He was born September 4, 1927, the son of Charles W. and Ruth (Riehm) Johnson. He married Louise Miller on January 25, 1947 in Chicago, IL; she died April 11, 2005. Charles served in the U. S. Navy during WWII as a radar technician on the LST 1084 Overton County. He also served during the Korean Conflict on the USS Los Angeles. He retired from Wyman-Gordon Co. in Harvey, IL, and had previously worked for Pullman Standard Car Co. He had been Civil Defense Director during the mid 70’s in Posen, IL.
His memberships include St. Wendelin’s Catholic Church in Shannon, the Shannon American Legion Boyle-Hoy Post #379, a life time member of the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars in Midlothian, IL Post #2580, and visited the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars in Chetek, WI Post #10331. He was also a member of LST 325 Association docked in Indiana and United States LST Association. He enjoyed fishing and his family.
Charles is survived by his daughter, Beverly Louise Ulmenstine, Harvey,IL; two sons, Alan (Debbie) Johnson of Shannon, IL and Eric (Laurie) Johnson of Valparaiso, IN; Twelve grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Stone of Kettle Falls, WA and Gertrude Iwanski of Alamogordo, NM; and his brother, Harold (Marie) Johnson of Evergreen, CO.
He is preceded in death by his wife Louise and brother, Robert Johnson. A visitation will be held Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 12:00 to 5:00 PM at the Hermann Funeral Home in Shannon. The funeral service will be Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 10:30 AM at St. Wendelin’s Catholic Church in Shannon. Interment will take place at St. Wendelin’s Catholic Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with his family at www.hermannfuneralhome.com.
Doris Elaine Judge
Doris Elaine Kallenberger-Judge, age 78 of Savanna, Illinois died on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Carroll County Good Samaritan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Mt. Carroll, Illinois. Cremation Rites will be accorded.
Roy G. Nance
Roy “Shorty” G. Nance. 78, died Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Elizabeth Nursing Home, Elizabeth, Illinois. A Funeral Service was held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Hanover. Visitation was held Saturday, prior to the service at the Funeral Home. Burial took place in Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover. Memorials may be given to the Hanover Fire Department, Hanover Ambulance, or Elizabeth Nursing Home.
Elenor H. Conley
Elenor H. Conley, 100, died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna. A Funeral Service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 18, 2013 at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna. Visitation will be held 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Savanna Township Cemetery.
Paul E. Hartman
Paul E. Hartman, 82, of Morrison died Friday, October 11, 2013 at Morrison Community Hospital. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 15 at the Bosma Renkes Funeral Home, Morrison Chapel. A Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Morrison United Methodist Church. Graveside servicee and interment will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at Chadwick Cemetery – Chadwick, IL. A memorials may be given to the Morrison United Methodist Church.
Irene M. Brodrecht
Irene M. Brodrecht, 94, of Mount Carroll, Illinois died Monday, October 7, 2013 at FHN Hospital in Freeport, Illinois. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Fulton Township Cemetery, Fulton, Illinois following the funeral.