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Charles Kenneth “Ken” Smith

Charles Kenneth “Ken” Smith of Ft. Myers, Florida, formerly of Easton, passed away on Monday, October 3 at Joann’s Hospice House in Bonita Springs, Florida. He was born on February 5, 1926 in Peoria to Charles and Alma (Hoskins) Smith. On March 29, 1953 Ken married the love of his life, Marjorie Friedrich in Havana…

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Clarence Junior Breese

Clarence Junior Breese, 82, of Havana passed away Thursday, October 27 in Cabot, Arkansas. Mr. Breese was born March 8, 1940 in Manito to the late Clarence and Frances Bartles Breese. Mr. Breese worked for C&IM Railroad for over twenty years at the Havana Coal Docks. Clarence enjoyed trains, fishing, working in his garden with…

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Robert T. Barbour

Robert T. Barbour, 82, of San Jose passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 2. He was born on September 6, 1940 in Springfield to Norman and Mary June (Grace) Barbour. On February 10, 1967 in Lake Village, Indiana he married Karen Joy Wilkie who passed away in 2005. Robert is survived by 4…

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Paul Winfred Robertson

Paul Winfred Robertson age 91, passed away Monday, October 24 at the Cedar Pointe nursing home in Rolla, MO. Paul was born February 24, 1931 near Rensselaer, Mo, to Fred and Vica Robertson. Paul was baptized into Christ in 1946 and became a member of the Glenwood Christian Church. He graduated from Lancaster High School…

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Arletta Kay Leinweber

Arletta Kay Leinweber, 74, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, October 18. Arletta was born on June 10, 1948 in Pekin, the only daughter born to Paul and Florence (Shipp) Leinweber. She was raised alongside her five brothers on a farm in Easton. She graduated from Easton High School where she met her future husband Bill G.…

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Joseph E. “Joe” Powley

Joseph E. “Joe” Powley, 84, of Morton, formerly of Easton, met his Savior face to face on Saturday, October 15. Joe was born on December 28, 1937, in Peoria, to Clarence and Catherine (Ginder) Powley. He grew up in the Peoria area. On December 18, 1959, he married Linda Ziegele in Galesburg. Together they had…

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Donald D. “Abe” Trent

Donald D. “Abe” Trent passed away on Oct. 16 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Dec. 18, 1935 in Havana the son of Wesley and Mary L. (Weiburg) Trent. Donald attended and graduated from Havana Community High School in Havana. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army 101th Airborne Division, serving…

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Robert A. “Bob” Martindale

Robert A. “Bob” Martindale, 76, of Smithfield passed away Thursday, October 13 at his farm in rural Smithfield, cutting and splitting firewood, something he loved to do. He was born April 12, 1946 at Canton the son of Glade R. and Mildred LaFern (Pigg) Martindale. He married Debra K. Mustread on February 15, 1976 at…

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Donna M. Farr

Donna M. Farr, 86, of Table Grove died on October 11 at Graham Hospital in Canton. She was born on April 9, 1936 near Vermont the third daughter of Leonard and Ailene (Aten) Brockley. She started her education at Kost School near Vermont and graduated from VIT High School in Table Grove. Donna married Jack…

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Dr. Harry E. Burch DC

Dr. Harry E. Burch DC, 88, of Lewistown passed away at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday October 11 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria. He was born November 6, 1933 at St. Louis, MO; the son of Thomas and Esther (Thomas) Burch. He married Clara L. Norris on October 12, 1957 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church…

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