Betty J. Beall - 90
2/1/1925 - 3/19/2015
Chillicothe, IL, formerly of Princeville, IL ...
Lonny G. Dennison - 71
6/10/1943 - 3/18/2015
Toulon, IL ...
Graham D. Franklin - 101
9/7/1913 - 3/16/2015
Toulon, IL ...
Victor G. Carter - 65
1/21/1950 - 3/10/2015
Wyoming, IL ...
Larry L. Huffman - 72
10/6/1942 - 3/9/2015
Princeville, IL ...

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Imogene E. Hectorne - 92

3/28/1922 - 3/5/2015
Peoria, IL

Peoria – Imogene E. Hectorne, 92, of Peoria, passed away at 3:01 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Grand View Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Peoria.

Imogene was born March 28, 1922, in Oberlin, KS, the daughter of Emmet and Ester Harmon Spear. She married Francis O. Hectorne on April 25, 1943, in Kansas. He survives.

Also surviving is their daughter, Dinah (William) Weller of Dunlap; grandchildren, Jennifer, Troy, Dusty, Beth, and Nicki; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Seth, Katie, Sarah, Ethan, Nathan, Jeremy, Eric, Ashton, and Mia; great-great-grandchild, Karter; and a half-sister, Jerri of Kansas. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Barry Hectorne.

After retiring from Caterpillar, gardening; sewing; square dancing; painting; and swimming were some of Jean’s many passions. Spending time spoiling and loving her grandkids were her favorite. Heaven is rejoicing for a faithful loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Cremation has been accorded and a private graveside service will be held at a later date in Prospect Cemetery, Dunlap.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Princeville is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haskellhott.com.

Erma M. Crilly - 82

9/9/1932 - 3/5/2015
Kewanee, IL, formerly of Wyoming, IL

Kewanee – Erma M. Crilly, 82, of Kewanee, formerly of Wyoming, passed away at 2:42 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Royal Oaks Care Center in Kewanee.

Cremation has been accorded and there will be no services.

Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Wyoming is in charge of arrangements.

Don Dunbar - 97

2/6/1918 - 2/27/2015
Princeville, IL

Princeville – Don Dunbar, 97, of rural Princeville, passed away at 4:55 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2015, at Toulon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

Don was born February 6, 1918, in Galva, Illinois, the son of Forrest and Jessie Pittard Dunbar. He married Joan Potts on February 20, 1949, in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Donald L. Dunbar of East Peoria, IL; and one grandson. One sister and two brothers preceded him in death.

Don was a United States World War ll Army Veteran. He worked as a truck driver and loved horses.

Cremation has been accorded and there will be no services. Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Princeville is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haskellhott.com.

Kevin S. Potter - 50

11/2/1964 - 2/25/2015
Bloomington, IL, formerly of Princeville, IL

Bloomington – Kevin S. Potter, 50, of Bloomington, formerly of Princeville, passed away at 3:13 a.m. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.

Kevin was born November 2, 1964, in Canton, the son of Ralph Ray and Diana Lea Roseberry Potter.

Surviving are his children, Danielle (Kyle Dreher) Potter and Joey (Tiffany McClaskey) Potter both of Princeville; grandchildren, Lacey and Trinity McClaskey, Alex Hefler, Bennet Dreher, and Whitley Potter; brothers, Terry (Maria) Potter of Dunlap, Gary (Lori) Potter of Chillicothe, Mike (Beauford) Potter of Speer, and Jeff (Brenda) Potter of Princeville; step-mother, Linda Potter of Knoxville; step-sisters, Rebecca (Josh) Goodell of Edwards, and Mary (Mark) Derham of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews. His parents preceded him in death.

Kevin enjoyed working with stained glass, garage sales, gardening, and working in his yard, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and his dogs, Harley and Buddy. He had a way of making people laugh and will be missed dearly.

Cremation has been accorded and a Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Dunlap American Legion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Kevin’s name to a local no kill animal shelter.

Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Princeville is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haskellhott.com.

Paula M. Cover - 88

2/16/1927 - 2/22/2015
Toulon, IL

Toulon – Paula M. Cover, 88, of Toulon, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, February 22, 2015, in the Toulon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

Paula was born February 16, 1927, to Paul E. and Hattie May Fuhr Woods in Macomb, Illinois. She married John Cover of Toulon on July 18, 1948, in Macomb. He survives.

Also surviving are their children, David (Margaret) Cover of Peoria Heights, IL, Marsha Royster of Barrington, IL, and Nancy Hobson of Warrenville, IL; five grandchildren, Melissa (Eli) Selinger of Fitchburg, WI, Lesley Kulbeda of Chicago, Ross (Laura) Cover of Whitefish Bay, WI, Amy (Jeremy) Williams of Downers Grove, IL, and Dana Hobson of Burbank, CA; three great-grandchildren, Sadie and Margaux Selinger, and David George Cover; one sister, Harriet Crossett of Macomb, IL; and one brother, Edwin Woods of Hemet, CA. Her parents preceded her in death.

Paula graduated from Western High School in Macomb and attended Western Illinois State Teachers College for three years, where she was 1947 Homecoming Queen.

She was a member of the P.E.O for over 65 years and was Past Matron of Order of the Eastern Star. Paula was a member of the First Congregational Church of Toulon. She was very gifted with color combinations. Paula enjoyed playing cards, making greeting cards, golfing, fishing, and spending the winters in Sun City, AZ, for a number of years.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 27, 2015, at Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Toulon. Rev. Al Harmon will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the funeral home in Toulon. Burial will be in Toulon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Toulon Congregational Church or Stark County Food Pantry.

Condolences may be left to the family at www.haskellhott.com.

Mildred E. James - 96

7/26/1918 - 2/21/2015
Peoria, IL

Peoria - Mildred E. James, 96, passed away at 2:06 pm on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Lutheran Hillside Village. Mildred was born on July 26, 1918 in Edwards IL to Charles and Mattie (Anderson) Lair. She married Robert E. James on April 4, 1942 in Peoria IL.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Robert James, her four children; Linda, Tom, Ruth Ann and Kathy, and her five brothers. She is survived by three granddaughters, Debbie (Robert) Millinger-Jones of Peoria, Christy (Doug) Purvis-Wilkins of Peoria, and Lori (Craig) Grinnell of Speer; nine great grandchildren; three great–great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and more loved ones that called her “Grandma James”.

Grandma retired in 1976 from Methodist Medical Center. For many years she was an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star of Illinois. She dedicated her life to caring for her family and always giving more than she would receive.

Grandma was known as Mildred, Millie, Aunt Minnie and of most often, Grandma James. Grandma loved her Cubbies, always had a sassy comeback, never met a stranger, left a lasting impression on everyone she met, always had a full cookie jar for anyone who visited, and made the best noodles.

The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the caring staff at Lutheran Hillside Village. She was a one of a kind lady who stole the hearts of many during her short stay at Lutheran. Thank you all again for getting to know our Grandma and for taking such great care of her.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Peoria Policeman Benevolent Association.

A service will be held at the chapel in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria at 2:00 pm on Thursday, February 26th, 2015. Burial will be immediately following the service.

Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Princeville is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haskellhott.com.

Betty V. Wilkinson - 92

11/3/1922 - 2/20/2015
Wyoming, IL

Wyoming – Betty Virginia Wilkinson, 92, of Wyoming, passed away at 3:25 a.m. Friday, February 20, 2015, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Henry.

Betty was born November 3, 1922, in rural Wyoming, the daughter of William and Edna Messersmith Graves. She married Harold Wilkinson on January 10, 1941, in Missouri. He preceded her in death on June 2, 2004, in Peoria. Also preceding her in death was one grandchild, Jenni Wilkinson.

Surviving are four sons, James (Barb) Wilkinson of Huntsville, AL, William (Susan) Wilkinson of Wyoming, Donald Wilkinson of Canton, and David Wilkinson of Wyoming; three daughters, Patricia (Ed) Borop of Chillicothe, Jeanette Wilkinson of Lacon, and Rebecca (Steve) Bogner of Sparland; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.

Betty worked at Home Comfort in Princeville. She was very instrumental in starting the 4-H Fair in Stark County. Betty was a member of the Wyoming United Methodist Church; Red Hat Society, and a 50 year member of the Stark County Home Extension. Some of her favorite hobbies included collecting antiques, crafts, sewing, flower arranging, and gardening.

Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Wyoming United Methodist Church. Rev. Dave Ducommon will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior at the church. Burial of ashes will be held at Wyoming Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wyoming United Methodist Church.

Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Wyoming is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.haskellhott.com.

Polly A. Duggins - 88

9/2/1926 - 2/16/2015
Toulon, IL, formerly of rural Princeville, IL

Toulon – Polly A. Duggins, 88, of Toulon, formerly of rural Princeville, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Monday, February 16, 2015, at UnityPoint Health-Proctor in Peoria.

Polly was born September 2, 1926, in Martinsville, IL, the daughter of Preston and Hildred Deahl Davis. She married Clifford E. “Tip” Duggins January 24, 1951, in Peoria. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2002.

Surviving are one daughter, Diana Sue Donath of Princeville; two grandchildren, Marjorie “Shelly” (Dennis) Daniels of Washington, and Drew D. Donath of Washington; one great-granddaughter, LeAnn Michelle Daniels; and three brothers, Leon “Deahl” (Phyllis) Pendleton of Florida, Ned (Andrea) Pendleton of Peoria Heights, and Mike (Olga) Pendleton of Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Clifford Pendleton; one son, Robert P. Donath; two sisters; and one brother.

Polly worked for Akron Elevator as a bookkeeper. She was a member of WW Card Club in the Princeville area and enjoyed traveling to Branson.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 19, 2015, at Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Princeville. Rick Rogy will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery, Dunlap.

Memorial contributions may be made to Akron-Princeville Ambulance Service, Dunlap Fire Department, or Stark County Ambulance.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.haskellhott.com.

Mary A. Bevency - 79

12/4/1935 - 2/2/2015
Peoria, IL

Peoria – Mary A. Bevency, 79, of Peoria, passed away at 7:55 p.m. Monday, February 2, 2015, at Washington Christian Village.

Mary was born December 4, 1935, in Dunlap, the daughter of Ensley and Edith Wolff Garland. She married Frederick George Bevency on January 1, 1955, in Peoria, at First Federated Church. He preceded her in death on October 17, 2012, in Peoria. Also preceding her in death was two brothers, John and Jimmy Garland.

Surviving are one son, Fred J. Bevency of Mapleton; one daughter, Christine K. (John) McIntyre of Edwards; four grandchildren, Stacy (David) Knuth, Holly Bevency, Logan Bevency, and McKenzie McIntyre; two great-grandchildren, Layla and Soloman Knuth; one sister, Judy Shover of Chillicothe; and one brother, Joseph Garland of Dunlap.

Mary was a realtor for Jim Maloof Realty, and eventually owned her own Real Estate Company. She also was a telephone operator for Illinois Bell. Mary was a member of the American Business Women’s Association.

Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 5, 2015, at Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Princeville. Rev. Steve Pichaske will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Cremation will be accorded and a private family graveside service will take place at Dickison Cemetery, rural Dunlap, at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the South Side Mission, P.O. Box 5579, Peoria, IL 61601.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.haskellhott.com.

Mary G. Tuttle-Goodman - 80

4/14/1934 - 2/1/2015
Toulon, IL

Toulon – Mary G. Tuttle-Goodman, 80, of Toulon, passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015, at the Toulon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Mary was born on April 14, 1934, in Penn Yan, NY, and was raised by Gordon and Thelma Rockwell Bennett. She first married Herbert R. Tuttle on August 28, 1954, in Dundee, New York. He preceded her in death on August 8, 1999. She then married Aaron Goodman on January 12, 2001, in Kewanee. He preceded her in death on May 22, 2013.

Surviving are two sons; Herbert (Jane) Tuttle of Lawrence, KS, and Timothy (Jennifer) Tuttle of Macedonia, OH; two daughters, Judy (Larry) St. John and Jill (Steve) Sloan both of Wyoming; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, John Gibson; and an infant son, Jeffrey Tuttle.

Mary loved to cook and garden.

Cremation has been accorded and a private graveside service will be held at a later date in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Compassus, 755 North Henderson Street, Galesburg, IL 61401.

Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Wyoming is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family via www.haskellhott.com.

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