Two people are dead and one other person was injured in a plane crash west of Kewanee. According to the Henry County Sheriff's Department and the Illinois State Police, a plane carrying 67 year old Steven Murray, 38 year old Mark Murray and 40 year old Samantha Murray crashed at around 9:30 Sunday morning after taking off from Kewanee Airport enroute to Texas. Steven and Mark Murray died in the cr...read more
KEWANEE- Mildred Margaretta Worrell, 98, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2015 at Toulon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
Mildred was born October 11, 1916 in Elyria Valley County, NE, the daughter of Lloyd F. and Florence (Gray) Wheeler. She moved to Illinois in 1934. Mildred married Floyd William Worrell on December 8, 1936. They farmed in LaFayette, IL unt...read more
KEWANEE - Edward C. “Ed” Verscha, 91, of Kewanee, died at 6:40 PM, Monday, August 24, 2015 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 29 at Visitation Church, St. John Paul II Parish in Kewanee. Celebrant will be Fr. Johndamaseni Zilimu. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM, Friday, August 28 at Rux F...read more
Mary E. Fargher, 93, of Galva, Il. and formerly of Kewanee died at 1:20 P.M. Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Hammond-Henry Hospital in Geneseo, Il.
Mary was born April 22, 1922 in rural Galva, Il. the daughter of Herbert and Margaret (Clague) Cowley.
Galva... Pat Cowley, 69, of Galva, died at 6:12 AM Saturday, August 22, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday August 25 at St. John Catholic Church in Galva. Fr. John Burns will officiate. Visitation will be on Monday from 4-5:30 PM at Rux Funeral Home, Galva. A rosary will be recited at 4 PM. Burial will b...read more
Donald L. “Duke” Ballard, 75, of Prophetstown, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at OSF St. Luke Medical Center in Kewanee. A private family service will be held. As per his wishes Cremation Rites have been accorded. Vandemore Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorials may be...read more