Klokers to celebrate 40th anniversary

Bob and Paula Kloker will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, August 10. They were married August 10, 1974 at Dayton Avenue Baptist Church in Peoria by the late Rev. Arthur Grigg.
Paula is the daughter of the late Howard and Mildred (Mim) Leverton of Rushville, formerly of Peoria. Bob is the son of the late Ed and Lois Kloker of Beardstown.
They are the parents of two children, Faith Ann Kloker (companion, Kevin Grab) of Springfield and Christopher Kloker (wife, Kari) of Pittsfield. They are grandparents of four grandsons, Jakob, Keegan, Beau and Drake.
Bob has farmed in the Beardstown area all of their married life and Paula works for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Springfield.
The couple celebrated their anniversary earlier this year with a trip to Las Vegas. A dinner for family and friends will be held on Sunday, August 10.

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Hendricker Reunion

36 people gathered for the Henry and Matilda (Krohe) Hendricker reunion Saturday, July 26, at the Bethel Community Church of the Nazarene Fellowship Hall. Family members enjoyed an activity mixer, a time of sharing, a family history trivia and updating the family tree.
Attending the reunion were Glen Carls from Jacksonville; John and Ruth Werries from Chapin; Hazel Edge, Dean and Shirley Duckwiler from Chandlerville; Paul and Mary Ada Dillinger from Bourbonnais; Frank and Cathy Dillinger from Joliet; Alvin and Michele Bennett from Griggsville; Larry and Janet Hendricker from Decatur; Jeff Hendricker from Clinton; Melodye Davis, Duane and Marilyn Hendricker from Beardstown; Roger and Edith Hendricker from Arenzville; Tobia Wallis from St. Louis, Mo.; Becky Cox and Clarissa Cox, Ralph and Bertha Wankel, Neil Wankel, David and Carlette Wankel from Beardstown; Cal and Vera Johnson, Jim and Jane Finney from Jacksonville; Ron and Jill Duncan, Bryan Duncan and Emily Waller from Nashville, Tenn.
Families drew colors for t-shirts that will be ordered to wear on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 12 noon at the Bethel Church of the Nazarene Fellowship Hall for their next reunion.

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Gerald M. Finn celebrates 95th birthday

Gerald M. Finn of Virginia, will celebrate his 95th birthday, August 7. Gerald was born in McIntosh, South Dakota, where his parents moved from Illinois to homestead. They moved back to Virginia when Gerald was five years old.
Gerald married Mary Ellen Trenter and they had been married for 58 years when she died in 2003. They have three sons and two daughters, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Gerald farmed and was the oldest active auctioneer in Illinois until he reitred six years ago.
Cards and letters are appreciated. Please send them to 8189 Ill. Rte. 78, Virginia, IL 62691.

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Barbara Hardwick

Barbara Hardwick, 86 of Virginia, died Sunday, August 3, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, August 8, at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown. Burial will be in the Beardstown City Cemetery. The family will meet with friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials have been suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.

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Maxine Louise Jackson

Maxine Louise Jackson, 98, of Rushville, passed away at 4:55 p.m., Sunday, August 3 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.
Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

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Marvin Dale Krohe

Marvin Dale Krohe, 61, of Beardstown, died Thursday, July 31,  at Heritage Health in Beardstown. Cremation has been accorded. Private family memorial services will be held later at Diamond Grove Cemetery in Jacksonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are suggested to Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice or Beardstown Ambulance Service.
The Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home and Crematory in Jacksonville is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.buchanancody.com.

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Tiny Treaddell

Tiny Tweddell, 86, of Beardstown, died Thursday, July 31, at Heritage Health in Beardstown.  A graveside service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, August 1, at Beardstown City Cemetery. There was no formal visitation. Memorials are suggested to Beardstown Parks – Pool Fund, Beardstown Fire Department or Heritage Health-Activity Fund.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com. Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of the arrangements.

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Thomas Luther Partin

Thomas Luther Partin, 51, of Rushville, passed away at 10:28 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, at his residence.
Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

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Maxine Louise Jackson

Maxine Louise Jackson, 98, of Rushville, passed away at 4:55 p.m., Sunday, August 3 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.
Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

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Maxine Kelly

Maxine Kelly, 91, of Rushville, passed away at 3:20 a.m., Monday, August 4, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.
Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

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