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Monday, October 13, 1919 - Sunday, August 13, 2017

Hazel Arlene Dueysen, 97, of Lacon and formerly of Henry, passed away Sunday August 13, 2017, 7:07 PM at Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will be held Saturday August 26, 2017, 2:00 pm at the Henry Cemetery, Henry, IL. The Rev. Will Meachum will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Henry Ambulance Service. Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry is in charge of arrangements.
Hazel was born October 13, 1919 in Geneseo, IL to Allen and Elizabeth (Harshman) Elliott. She married Conrad Dueysen on September 23, 1941 in Princeton, IL. He preceded her in death on December 13, 1996.
Surviving are her two grandson, Tom (Dianna) Thompson, of Chillicothe, and James Thompson, of Henry, two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Jim Thompson, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her parents, one daughter, Karen J. Thompson, one brother and five sisters, preceded her in death.
Hazel had worked as a bookkeeper and accountant.

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Sunday, July 20, 1930 - Sunday, August 13, 2017

John Ervin Robbins, 87, of Henry, passed away Sunday August 13, 2017, 4:12 pm at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, Peoria.
Visitation will be Saturday August 19, 2017, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, 513 Carroll St. Henry. A service of prayers will follow at noon. A meal will be served following the service at the New Life Community Church, Indian Town Rd., Henry. Cremation rites will follow the visitation. Memorials may be directed to the family for funeral expenses or to the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.
John was born July 20, 1930 in Paragould, Arkansas to John E. and Alice Marie (Atchison) Robbins, Sr. He was raised by his father and step-mother, Edna. He was divorced.
Surviving are his children, Bobby (Linda) Robbins, of Rock Falls, Johnny Robbins, of Lacon, Alice (John) Helfrich, of Rock Falls, Penny Long, of Brownsburg, IN, and Ervin “Smoke” (Jenny) Robbins, of Henry, along with twenty one grandchildren, twenty three great-grandchildren and twenty three great-great-grandchildren.
His parents, six brothers, Delbert, James, Bob, Hershel, Freddy Joe, and Jimmy, one sister, Madge, one grandson, Derek Robbins and one great grandson, Michael Robbins, preceded him in death
John was of the Methodist faith.
John had worked as an auctioneer, farmed and was a furniture manufacture and restorer. He will be remembered as being a “Professional Fisherman”, a gambler who liked to play cards, a coon hunter and being a jokester.
His positive attitude, his passion for life, his great morals and generosity will live on.
As he would say, “Everything’ll be all right”.

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Sunday, November 19, 1961 - Sunday, July 16, 2017

Kent Keith Blank, 55, of Henry, passed away Sunday July 16, 2017, 1:25 pm at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria.
Visitation will be Thursday July 20, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, 513 Carroll St. Henry. Funeral services will be Friday 10:30 am at the memorial home, with an hour prior visitation. Deacon Bob Murphy will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Inurnment will follow at a later date at Henry Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Lupus Foundation or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Kent was born November 19, 1961 in Britt, Iowa to Curtis K. and Margie (Brozik) Blank. He married Michelle Swift on September 23, 2000 in Chillicothe, IL. She survives.
Also surviving are his sister, Kim (Mike) Fabich, of De Pere, WI, and his brother, Lee (Shelley) Blank, of Kansas City, MO., his in-laws, Nancy and Jerry Foley, of Wyoming.
His nieces and nephews, Dan, Sarah, Pat and Joe Fabich, Lindsey Jones, Bryant and Wesley Blank.
His parents and a brother-in-law Brett Swift, preceded him in death.
Kent was of the Methodist Faith.
He was employed as a salesman and service advisor with Riverside Chevrolet, Chillicothe for 25 years and was currently assistant Service Manager at Birkey’s Farm Store, Henry.
Some of the best times in his life were spent singing and playing guitar, playing in bands, hunting, fishing and camping. He had a great love for working with his father on the farm.
He was also a member of the Allendale Conservation Club.

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Saturday, August 27, 1927 - Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Lena Kimble Moore Bogner, 89, of Henry, IL passed away at 8:24 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Heartland Health Care in Henry.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Henry with Fr. John Bosco officiating. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Henry. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church with the rosary recited at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Henry Food Pantry, American Cancer Society, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry is assisting the family with services.
Lena was born August 27, 1927 in rural Sparland, IL the daughter of Albert and Calla McCartney Kimble. She married Virgil Moore on December1, 1945 in Chillicothe. He died March 3, 1983. She then married Donald Bogner on January 24, 1987 in Lacon. He died October 2, 1998.
Surviving are four children Patsy (Roger) Rumbold of Sparland, Nancy (Simm) Doyle, and Jane (Jerry) Merdian both of Henry, and James L. Moore of Chillicothe; one sister Lois Fuchs of Princeville; twelve Grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter; Six step children Dale (Vanessa) Bogner of Putnam, Tod (Julie) Bogner of Henry, Pat (Candy) Bogner of Pekin, Mary Jo (John) Brown of Gerard, Rozanne (Bill) Hunter of Troy, and Debbie (Tom) Cody of Sparland; eighteen step grandchildren and twenty-four step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter-in-law Kathy Moore, one step son Ronald Bogner, and one step grandson, and four sisters Ruth Johnson, Virginia Newell, Alice Blackwell, and Margaret Lindsey, and two brothers Charles Kimble and Howard Kimble.
Lena was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. John’s XXII Parish in Henry and the daughters of Isabella.

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Saturday, April 7, 1951 - Thursday, June 29, 2017

Steven John Kocher, 66, of Henry, passed away Thursday June 29, 2017, 4:54 am at Heartland Health Care Center, Henry.

Visitation will be Wednesday July 5, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, 513 Carroll St. Henry. Private family services will be held on Thursday. Burial will follow at Henry Cemetery, where full military rites will be accorded by the Henry American Legion. Memorials may be made to either the Henry American Legion or the Henry VFW.

Steve was born on April 7, 1951 in Spring Valley, Illinois to Edward “Bud” and Marjorie “Margie” (McKirgan) Kocher.

Surviving are his mother, Margie (Companion, Norbert Lewis) Kocher , of Bonita Springs, FL, his children, Nathan (Rachel) Kocher, of Henry, Rachal (Jeremy) Brunet, of Waukesha, WI, and Jacob Kocher, of Henry, one grandson William Kocher, one step daughter, Brandy Commander, of Alabama, one sister, Cheryl (Terry) Kemp, of Dixon and Richard (Tamera) Kocher, of Henry.

His father, Bud, daughter, Jennifer Kocher and a sister, Kathleen Richardson, preceded him in death.

Steve had served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and was also in the Army Reserves from 1979 to 1986.

He had worked as a truck driver, last working for Cassen’s Transport for many years. He also was a driver for the MSW Project. He was a member of the Henry United Methodist Church.

Steve was a dedicated member of the Henry American Legion and was currently serving as Sargent of Arms. Some of his best times were spent riding his BMW motorcycle.

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Monday, November 30, 1936 - Monday, June 19, 2017

Eldon R. “L.D.” Hageman, 80, of Henry, passed away Monday June 19, 2017, 8:38 pm at Unity Point Proctor Hospital, Peoria.

Visitation will be Saturday June 24, 2017, 9:00 to 10:30 am at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, 513 Carroll St. Henry. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 am. Burial will follow at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Henry. Memorials may be made to the Henry Nutrition Site or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Eldon was born November 30, 1936 in Henry, IL to Joseph and Rose (Fandel) Hageman. He married Karen Jane Blackburn on May 3, 1957 at St. Mary’s Church, Henry, She preceded him in death on July 21, 2006.

Surviving are his daughters, Mary Jane (Brad) Ritscher, and Jennifer (Gary) Hofer, both of Henry and a daughter-in-law, Laurie Hageman, of Henry, seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

His parents, one son, Eldon J. Hageman, two brothers, Lowell and Alvin and two sisters, Delores Hague and Doris Swift preceded him in death.

Eldon was a member of St. Mary’s Church of the St. John XXIII Parish.

He had worked for the State of Illinois Transportation Department, the Henry Nursery and retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company, Mossville, Plant, in 1997. Eldon operated the Armour Duck Club, and was also a pusher for the Swan Lake Duck Club. Along with his wife he operated Crow Meadow Gardens for many years. He was also a member of the Crow Creek Advisory Board and was a volunteer for the MSW Project.

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Thursday, November 10, 1932 - Monday, June 12, 2017

Marilyn Joan Bogner, 84, of Henry, IL passed away at 6:50 p.m. Monday June 12, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical center in Peoria. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church in Henry with Fr. John Bosco officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Henry. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, 513 Carroll Street, Henry with the Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Henry Ambulance Service or to the Family House in Peoria.
Marilyn was born November 10, 1932 in Magnolia, IL the daughter of Marion and Catherine Drager Judd. She married Robert A. Bogner on February 27, 1954 in Henry. He survives along with six children Larry A. (Sarah) Bogner of Lacon, Linda (James) Coleman of Charleston, Gregory G. (Rhonda) Bogner and Jeffery L. (Linda Hurd) both of Henry, Kathryn Ann (Tim) Dixon of Chillicothe, and Michelle (Bryan) Gibson of Henry; one brother Robert Judd of Hennepin; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Valerie J Bogner, two brothers Ron and Bill Judd, one grandson Christopher Bogner.
Marilyn was a member of St. John’s XXIII Parish, St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, doing Adult Coloring books and playing cards. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan. She will be remembered as a wonderful homemaker who was a great cook and baker. She was a loving wife, mom, grandma, great grandma, and sister who enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

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Saturday, September 3, 1927 - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Leonard LeRoy Wright, 89, of Putnam, passed away Tuesday May 30, 2017, 1:15 Pm at Perry Memorial hospital, Princeton. Visitation will be Saturday June 3, 2017 from 9:30 to 11:00 am at the Putnam Christian Church. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am. The Pastor Terry Broady will officiate. Burial will follow at Putnam Cemetery. Memorials may be made to his church, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, The Diabetes Association, or to the Deaf. Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry is in charge of arrangements. Leonard was born September 3, 1927 in Putnam, IL to Dale and Nora (Lith) Wright. Surviving is one sister, Hilda Rouse, of Bradford, one brother-in-law, Donald Maddex, of Henry and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Betty Sue Maddex and one brother, Donald Wright. Leonard was an active and longtime member of the Putnam Christian Church. In his working life he was employed at the Prairie Farms Creamery in Henry and later for Oscar Meyer in Chicago for over 30 years. He also was a Pusher for the Lake Senachwine Duck Club, where he met Oscar Meyer. He will be remembered or his love of gardening and growing apples. He would always share with friends and neighbors his apples and the cider that he made.

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Thursday, July 17, 1919 - Sunday, May 28, 2017

Dorothy M. Laible, 97, of Washburn, passed away on May 28, 2017, 6:50 PM, at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Nursing Home.
    Visitation will be Thursday June 1, 2017, from 9:00 to 11:00 am at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Washburn. Memorial Mass will follow at 11:00 am. Fr. Vien Van Do will officiate. Burial will follow at Linn-Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Washburn.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to any of the following: Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke, OSF Children’s Hospital of Peoria, IL or Transitions Hospice.

    She was born on the family farm south of Washburn on July 17, 1919 to Fred W. Zook and Mary Elizabeth Maubach Zook.

    During World War II, Dorothy was employed by Caterpillar Tractor Company as a quality line inspector. She quit her job so that a returning veteran could take her position. She then married Vernon W. Laible at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Washburn on Dec. 30, 1945.
    Dorothy was employed by Lowpoint-Washburn School District Unit #21 in the lunchroom for many years. They operated the family farm until Vernon’s retirement. He preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 1999.

    She is survived by her children; Lee (Carol) Laible of Lakeside, CA; Arleen (Mark) McClanahan of Toluca; Beth (Howard) Schumacher of Franklin Grove, IL; Keith (Susan) Laible and Alan (Anna) Laible all of Washburn.

Grandma Non’s grandchildren and great grandchildren were very special to her: Matthew (Janell) Laible, of Washington, Renee Laible of Lakeside, CA; Andrew (Janet) McClanahan of Varna, Aaron (Kayla) McClanahan of Toluca; Leah (Josh) Herrman of Manito; Abby (Brock) Boss of Towanda; Sarah (Dirk) Wolters of Belmont, WI; Nathan (Rachel) Schumacher of New Berlin, WI; Adam Laible of Peoria and Alec Laible of Bloomington.

Great grandchildren are Ethan and Lucas Herrman, Drew Laible, Sophie, Ian and Zachary McClanahan and Colton Wolters.

    Dorothy was a prayer warrior, who loved our Lord; a devoted mother, grandmother and friend to many. She was a lifelong member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Washburn, serving as the funeral dinner co-ordinator for over 20 years. She was also a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and the Richland Homemakers of Marshall County. She enjoyed...

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Friday, July 18, 1930 - Sunday, April 30, 2017

Max Eugene Allard, 86, of Henry, passed away Sunday April 30, 2017, 10:15 am at his home in Henry.

Cremation rites have been accorded. No services are planned. A private family interment will held at a later date at Henry Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Henry Food pantry or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry is assisting the family with arrangements.

Max was born July 18, 1930 in Galesburg, IL to Mark M. and Florence (Davis) Allard. He married Barbara Nichols on August 21, 1954 at St. Mary’s Church, Henry. She survives in Henry.

Also surviving are his children, Janet (Ed) Gillis, of Ft. Wayne, IN, Mark (Kathryn) Allard, of Chillicothe, Brian (Shelley) Allard, of Colbert, Washington, Joni (Brian) Hufnagel, of Henry, Tod (Melissa) Allard, of Colbert, Washington and Cathy (Karl) Kuchenmeister, of Kouts, IN, eighteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

His parents and one sister, Mary hunter, preceded him in death.

Max had served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

Max owned his own insurance and real estate agency and later owned the Coney, both in Henry.

He was very active with the Henry American Legion baseball program. He helped with and managed the Magnolia American Legion team when they won the “State Legion Baseball Tournament” in 1974.

Max was the developer of the Shorewood Park, commonly referred to as “The Allard Addition”.

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