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Willis Rodefeld

Willis Rodefeld

Willis B. Rodefeld, age 93, of 2130 Harrison, died August 15, 2012, at 4:50 am in Good Samaritan Home. Willis was born December 10, 1918 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Ed  and Gertrude Bruening Rodefeld.  He married Lillian Zimmerman in Quincy, Illinois.  She survives. Willis was employee at the International Shoe Factory before the Second World War.  He served in the Untied States Army during World War II, from 1942 to 1945.  After … [Read more...]

Mary Ferguson

Ferguson, Mary

Mary K. Ferguson, age 81, of 2130 Harrison, formerly of 2612 Chestnut, died Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at 6:10 pm in Good Samaritan Home. Mary was born August 16, 1930 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Herbert H. and Marietta Drake McKenna  She married Dana Ferguson on February 5, 1950 in Quincy.  He died on April 6, 2003. Mary was a 1948 graduate of Quincy High School.  She was employed by Moorman Manufacturing for 30 years.  She was … [Read more...]

Zelda Chanen

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Zelda Chanen, 97, of 929 Ridgewood Dr., died on Wednesday (July 18, 2012) in Sunset Home. She was born August 16, 1914, in Kandel, Russia (now Ukraine), a daughter of Morris and Anna Iskovitz.  She moved to Burlington, Iowa, with her family when she was 5 months old, and was a 1931 graduate of Burlington High School. Zelda married Max Chanen on June 7, 1936, in Burlington.  They moved to Quincy in 1937, and were long-time owners of … [Read more...]

John W. “Jack” Gardner II

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John Willis "Jack" Gardner II, age 95, of 1811 York Lane, died August 5, 2012, at 5:05 am in his home. Jack was born July 11, 1917 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Ralph Gifford and Katharine Emery Gardner. He married Betty Wangerien on October 9, 1942 in Seattle Washington. She preceded him in death on June 12, 1993. Jack was a graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla. He served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy during … [Read more...]

Judith Heggemeyer

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Judith Heggemeyer, 58, of St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of Quincy, IL, passed away July 24, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Judy was born August 11, 1953 in St. Louis, MO, and she is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Mildred Kirsch. Judy is survived by her brother Steven Kirsch of St. Paul, MN; sister Janis Kirsch-Rosenkrantz of New Orleans, LA; two sons Jason (Amy) and Marc (Beckie) Heggemeyer; and grandchildren Elena, … [Read more...]

Wilma Irene Nicloy

Nicloy, Wilma

Wilma Irene Nicloy, age 87, of 418 Washington, Quincy, died August 7, 2012, at 1:40 pm in Sunset Home. Wilma was born January 12, 1925 in New Canton, Illinois, the daughter of James Robert and Minnie Mae Barley Easley. She married Charles D. Stoner on October 27, 1945 in Junction City, Kansas. He preceded her in death on February, 9, 1962. On March 1, 1975, she married George J. Nicloy in Quincy. He preceded her in death on September 21, … [Read more...]