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Norma L. Henry

Henry, Norma

Norma L. Henry, age 86, formerly of 1330 Spruce, died on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 3:45 a.m. in Good Samaritan Home. She was born on May 10, 1926 in Camp Point, Illinois the daughter of James W. Sr. and Edna Ruth Schulze Jud. She married Ivan W. Henry in Mt. Sterling, IL. He preceded her in death. She graduated from Maplewood High School in Camp Point, and she spent one year at Western Illinois University in Macomb. Mrs. Henry was a … [Read more...]

George Edward “Ed” Schaffer

Schaffer, George obit photo

George Edward 'Ed' Schaffer, age 87, of 2216 Rancho Blvd, died Monday, September 24, 2012, at 7:30 pm in his home surrounded by loved ones. Ed was born May 27, 1925 in Quincy the son of Virgil and Dorothy Loudermilk Schaffer. He married Mary Lou Newberry on Aug 7, 1949 in Canton, MO. She survives. Ed was a graduate of Lewistown, MO High School. He was a truck driver for a number of years for Gem City Transfer. He then owned A & B Patio … [Read more...]

Dorothy L. Morley

Morley, Dorothy

Dorothy L. Morley, age 92, of 1620 Kent Ave., Quincy, died Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at 3:20 am in Good Samaritan Home. Dorothy was born September 28, 1919 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Hattie Louise Pfaffe Slater. She married Joseph E. Morley on March 1, 1938 in Quincy, Illinois. He preceded her in death. Dorothy was a member of Zion United Church of Christ where she was a former member of the Happy Helpers Sunday … [Read more...]

Thelma Degitz

Degitz, Thelma

Thelma Mae Degitz, age 95, 2130 Harrison, and formerly of 1811 So. 24th, died on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 5:10 a.m. in Good Samaritan Home. She was born August 13, 1917 in Jacksonville, Illinois, the daughter of Russell L. and Alma Mae Woodall Oliver. On August 18, 1936, she married F. Oliver Degitz. He preceded her in death on December 4, 1994. Mrs. Degitz was a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ and a member of … [Read more...]

Ivan W. Mitchell

Mitchell, Ivan

Ivan W. Mitchell, age 91, of Mount Sterling and formerly of Quincy, died on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 5:40 pm in Heritage Health in Mount Sterling, Illinois. He was born May 1, 1921 in Hale, Missouri, the son of Carl and Della Lehew Mitchell. On October 22, 1942 he married Margaret E. Rinehart in Palmyra, Missouri. She preceded him in death on January 24, 1989. As a young man Ivan worked on the family farm. He owned and operated the … [Read more...]

Gloria Faith Peters

Peters, Gloria

Gloria Faith Peters , age 88, formerly of 2106 S. 23rd in Quincy, died September 12, 2012, at 2:25 pm in the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. Gloria was born June 25, 1924 in Hardin, Illinois, the daughter of Philip H. and Goldie Blackwell Stumpf. She married Fred Antone Peters on September 6, 1947 in Batchtown, Illinois. He preceded her in death on April 16, 2011. Gloria and Fred farmed in Calhoun County, IL, for many years. For many … [Read more...]