Mason Obituaries

Delores Jean Reeps

Delores Jean Reeps, 81, formerly of Havana, passed away Friday June 9 at her residence in Normal. Delores was born, April 2, 1936 in Rockford to Doris and Arnold Gunther. She married Wilber Rice “Tex” Reeps in 1956 in Rockford. Mrs. Reeps is survived by four sons, Arnie (Angela Sorrells) Reeps of Woden, TX, Rick…

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Mary Roberta (Anderson) Stroh

Mary Roberta (Anderson) Stroh went home to be with the Lord on June 10, 2017, at the age of 97, surrounded by her family in her home in Oakford. Roberta was born Oct 25, 1919, in rural Cass County. She was the second of ten children born to Roscoe “Jack” Phineas Anderson and Virgie Lena…

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Patricia A. Herr

Patricia A. Herr, 68, of Havana, passed away at 11:29 a.m. Thursday June 8, 2017 at her home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday June 15, 2017 at Grace Baptist Church in Havana, with Pastor Matt Reeves officiating. Burial of ashes will be at a later date at Bath Cemetery. Memorial contributions may…

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Elizabeth J. Pherigo

Elizabeth J. Pherigo, 85, of Chandlerville, passed away at Walker Nursing Home, in Virginia, at 8:50 a.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017. She was born August 7, 1931 in Peoria to Wilmur and Blanche (Boxwell) Culp. She married Albert Eugene Pherigo on September 18, 1948 in Missouri. He preceded her in death on June 17,…

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Robert Martin Pietrzak

Robert Martin Pietrzak, 88, of Havana, passed away at Havana Health Care at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. He was born January 20, 1929 in Cicero, Illinois, to Chester Martin and Frances (Grola) Pietrzak. He married Virginia Margaret Fierce on June 7, 1958 in Downers Grove. Together, they raised seven children. She preceded…

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Lanora Clifford

Mrs. Lanora “Toady” Clifford, 90, of Easton, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born July 7, 1926 to Lawrence “Ticky” and Betty (Diers) Davis in Easton. She married Russell Clifford December 23, 1944. Lanora is survived by her husband, and her cousins: Mardell Urish of Pekin, Linda (Tom) Morris…

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Marlene Evelyn Taylor

Marlene “Nama” Evelyn Taylor, 74, of Chandlerville, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg. Marlene was born June 14, 1942 in Bath, IL to Russell and Evelyn (Breeden) Kramer. She married Eugene “Gene” Taylor on February 21, 1959 in Bath at the Fairview Church. Marlene is survived by her…

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Edna J. Grinstead

Mrs. Edna J. Grinstead died on Monday, May 22 at 7:25 a.m. at the Mason City Area Nursing Home. Visitation will be Friday, May 26 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church rural San Jose, with the funeral service to follow at 5:30 p.m. A graveside service will be on Saturday, May 27 at…

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Michael D Williamson

Michael D. Williamson, 61, of Petersburg, formerly of Easton, passed away Monday, August 22, 2016.  A memorial service will be held at the Havana Church of the Nazarene at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 28 with visitation two hours prior to the services. Burial will follow the services at Oakford Cemetery at Oakford. Memorial contributions…

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Nick L. Hamm

Nick L. Hamm, 69, of Astoria passed away on Tuesday, August 29  at 9:48 a.m. at Mason District Hospital ER.  Nick was born September 30, 1946 in Canton to Jack and Mary (Markley) Hamm. He married Linda Dorich on June 24, 1967 in Astoria. She survives. He is survived by his wife, Linda Hamm, three…

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