Ivy Faith Drinkall, 5 months old, passed away, July 16, 2013, at CGH. Hospital in Sterling, Illinois. Ivy was born February 18, 2013, in Monroe, Wisconsin, the daughter of Adam and Jennifer (Hughes) Drinkall.
Ivy is survived by her parents Adam and Jennifer Drinkall of Milledgeville, Ill. Two sisters; Lili Grace Drinkall and June Hope Drinkall; paternal grandparents, Keith and Anita Drinkall of Oswego, IL., maternal grandparents Bill and Kathy Hughes of Freeport, Marilyn Hughes of Kansasville, WI.; and maternal great grandmother Frances Heiserman of Decatur, IL.
Ivy was preceded in death by her paternal great grandparents and maternal great grandparents.
Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday July 20, in Forreston Grove Church 7246 N Freeport Rd Forreston, IL. Pastor Jeremy Cheezum will officiate There will be a visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Church. Burial will be in Forreston Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for new playground equipment for the Milledgeville Schools in Ivy’s memory. Please sign the guestbook or leave a memory at www.burketubbs.com. 815-233-0613.
Marjorie “Marge” Watkins, age 82 of Milledgeville died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at her home.
Marge was born May 21, 1931, in Walnut, the daughter of Arthur and Mary (Wagelin) Fritz. She married Donald G. Watkins on June 11, 1950 in Walnut, he preceded her in death on February 25, 2009. Marge worked for many years as a floral designer and enjoyed every minute of that. She also enjoyed going to auctions, collecting kitchen utensils especially potato mashers, gardening, cooking, baking and spending time with her kids, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughter Chris (Dave) Folk of Milledgeville, one son Ron (Cathy) Watkins of Kiel, WI, one brother Bob Fritz, five grandchildren Cory (Erin) Folk of Oregon, Eric (Samantha) Watkins of Plainfield, Cami (Nathan) Hartman of Rock Falls, Leslie Watkins of St. Cloud, WI, and Cassie (Matt) MeKeel of Polo, and nine great grandchildren Caden Hartman, Ian Watkins, Connor Woelfel, Grant Hartman, Cameron Folk, Reese MeKeel, Allison Watkins, Kinsley Folk, and Benton MeKeel.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, three sisters, and four brothers.
Cremation rites have been accorded, a private graveside service will be 4:00 P.M. Friday, July 19, 2013 at Bethel Cemetery in Milledgeville with Reverend Jim Black officiating. A gathering of family and friends will immediately follow the graveside service for a meal at the Milledgeville Men’s Club.
A memorial has been established to the Milledgeville Fire Department, and Hospice of the Rock River Valley.
Arrangements were completed at McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Milledgeville.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.
Danny J. Bryant
Danny J. “Buddy” Bryant, age 69, of Mount Carroll, Illinois, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at his home. Burial of his cremated remains will take place at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013 in the Savanna Township Cemetery, Savanna, Illinois.
Henry Earl Legel
Henry Earl “Hank” Legel, age 84, of Fulton, and formerly of Thomson, died Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center, Clinton, Iowa. A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Thomson. Burial will be in Lower York Cemetery, Thomson. Visitation will be held 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Harbor Crest Nursing Home, Fulton, or Living Lands & Water Cleanup.
James A. Manning
James A. Manning, age 85 of DeKalb, Illinois formerly of Savanna, Illinois, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at home A home going celebration will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the New Unity Deliverance and Worship Center in Savanna. Burial will take place in the Savanna Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. July 19, 2013 at the Law – Jones Funeral Home in Savanna. A memorial fund has been established in James’s memory.
Wayne Darryl Gendreau
Wayne Darryl “Moon” Gendreau, age 72 of Savanna, Illinois, died on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Big Meadows Nursing Home, Savanna. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna. Burial will take place in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Savanna. A visitation will be held from 11:00 - 1:00 p.m., prior to the service at the Funeral Home. In Moon’s memory, memorials may be given to an Alzheimer’s or Dementia Charity of the donor’s choice.
Stan “Coach” McCrudden, age 80 of Thomson, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday May 22, 2013, at home surrounded by his family. Cremation rights have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Tipton Auction Service, 3001 IL Route 84, Thomson. A memorial scholarship for a graduating West Carroll senior will be established.
Helen Ione Fritz
Helen Ione (Kingery) Fritz, age 86, of Mt. Carroll, Illinois died Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Mt. Carroll. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Frank-Law-Jones Funeral Home, Mt. Carroll. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Mt. Carroll. Visitation will be held 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Helen's memory to the Good Samaritan Society, Mt. Carroll.