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Patricia Novak

Patricia Novak

Patricia L. Novak, age 69, of 809 Adams, died Saturday (Dec 29, 2012) at 5:16 pm in Blessing Hospital. She was born March 24, 1943 in Quincy the daughter of Richard and Hazel Lamma Flesner. She married Jim Shoop, Sr in 1975. Most of her life was spent working in factories. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who did what she needed to do to provide for her family. An animal lover, Patricia enjoyed leisurely drives and going … [Read more...]

Michael W. “Mick” Freeman

Michael Mick Freeman

Michael W. "Mick" Freeman, age 61, of 2124 E. 1850th St., Quincy, died Saturday, December 29, 2012, at 2:56 pm in Blessing Hospital. Michael was born June 13, 1951 in Plymouth, England, the son of David and Marise Knowles Freeman. He married Mary Ann Dittmer on November 10, 1973 in London, England. She survives. As a young man of 11, Mick sang solo at Trafalgar Square with Salesien College. He was a freelance accountant in London. He moved … [Read more...]

Edgar Yates

Yates, Edgar

Edgar I. Yates Jr., age 70, of 24033 Granite Ave.,Lewistown, MO died Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at 6:51 pm in Blessing Hospital. Edgar was born January 26, 1942 in Mexico, MO, the son of Edgar I. and Christine M. Byars Yates, Sr. He married Catherine "Kaye" Atkins on November 9, 1963 in Quincy, IL. She survives. He was a brick layer with Bricklayers Local #8 of Illinois. He was employed by Rupp and Kinney and for Bill VonderHaar … [Read more...]

James Kenneth “Kenny” Logsdon

Logsdon, James

James Kenneth 'Kenny' Logsdon, age 90, of 301 N. 8th St., died Tuesday (December 25, 2012) at 3:30 am in Sunset Home. He was born on November 2, 1922 in Elkhorn, Illinois the son of Vernon and Laura Still Logsdon. On December 22, 1997 he married Marjorie Goertz. She preceded him in death February 27, 2009. He was enlisted in the U.S. Navy for 21 years and served during WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam. After his military service, he worked as a … [Read more...]

Ruth Marie Harding

Ruth Marie Harding, age 85, of 329 Lincoln Hill N.W., died on December 25, 2012 at 10:45 am in her home. She was born March 16, 1927 in Cincinnati, Ohio the daughter of William and Marie Windholtz Kruck. Mrs. Harding was a graduate of Western Hills High School in Cincinnati and received her R.N. at Deaconess Hospital in Cincinnati. Survivors include, three children, Deborah Lee Stocker of Quincy, IL, Constance G. McClintock of Denver, … [Read more...]

Lelon “Bud” Brush

Lelon "Bud" Brush

Lelon "Bud" Brush, age 87, of 915 Cherry, died Sunday (Dec 23, 2012) at 5:30 pm in Blessing Hospital. He was born August 22, 1925 in Cuba, Illinois the son of Jesse and Wilma McWhorter (Keen) Brush. On November 5, 1948 he married Helen Harness in Palmyra, Missouri. She survives. Bud attended schools in Canton, Illinois, and served in the U. S. Navy aboard the USS Adair in the Pacific during WWII. Bud was a plumber/engineer for the State … [Read more...]