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Lester W. Rhoades

Vicki Leah Sprinkle

Peggy Kay Lyttaker

Harold Lloyd Morrell

Catherine Riner

Maurine Walker Sowers Corbridge Reeves

Fred M. Lashbrook

Harold E. Davis

 

 




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Lester
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Lester W. Rhoades, 82, formerly of Beardstown, IL, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Prairie City Rehab & Health Care Center.  He was born on August 13, 1932 in Sheldon’s Grove, IL a son of the late Earl & Erma Edwards Rhoades.  He married Carole Perry on June 18, 1955 in Beardstown, IL.  She preceded him in death on November 4, 2011.  He is survived by a daughter; Carmen Swan & husband William E. Swan of Rushville, IL, a son; Randy Rhoades & wife Cindy of Littleton, IL, four grandchildren; Kelly Swan, Heidi Rhoades both of Brookfield, MO, Kasey Rhoades, Zoey Rhoades both of Littleton, IL, two great grandchildren; Aiden Glasgow, Aiyana Hicks, two brothers; Bob Rhoades, Ray Rhoades, two sisters; Maxine Rhoades Davis, Joyce Rhoades Whittlesey.  He was preceded in death by a grandson; Ryan Rhoades, a brother; Richard Rhoades, two sisters; Virginia Rhoades Bushnell, Betty Rhoades Harn.  He was a janitor at Beardstown High School before retiring. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 27, 2015 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Fritz officiating.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services on Monday.  Memorials may be given to the Schuyler Humane Society. 

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Vicki Leah Sprinkle, 57, of Pleasant View, IL, passed away at 6:45 p-.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at her residence.  She was born on May 17, 1957 in Hastings, NE.  She was the daughter of William Clarence and Phyllis Marie Weakly Frahm.   She married Hubert Sprinkle May 29, 2004 in Pleasant View.  He survives along with her mother, Phyllis Jones of Ames, IA; two daughters, Jennifer Mitzelfelt & husband Chad of Fremont, NE, Janelle Jacobson of Joplin, MO; four grandchildren; a sister, Debra Atkins & husband David of Nevada, IA.  She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Frahm.  Vickie served in the US Army National Guard and graduated from Spoon River College in 2013 with a 4.0 Grade Point Average.  She was a member of Nu Delta Chapter, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.  She was Operational Manager for Reliant Transportation, Inc.  She enjoyed riding Harley’s, going to bike rallies, and camping.  A memorial service for Vickie will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015. 

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Peggy Kay "Ritchey" Lyttaker, 58, of rural Rushville, passed away at 4:48 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born on October 22, 1956 at Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville and was delivered by Dr. Russell R. Dohner.  She was the daughter of Robert R. “Bob” and Florence Beirman Ritchey.  She married Danny Lyttaker May 5, 1985 in Versailles, IL.  He survives along with her mother, Florence of Macomb, IL; a daughter, Loni Lyttaker of Bader, IL; (3) sons, Jeff Hill & wife Sonie of Woodson, IL, Russell Lyttaker of Rushville, Tim Emerick of Astoria, IL; (5) grandchildren; (2) sisters, Linda Davis of Alexander, IL, and Karen Taylor of Rushville; (2) brothers, James Ritchey & wife Donna of Macomb, IL and Dennis Welmeyer & wife Debbie of Nashville, TN.  Peggy was preceded in death by her father, Bob; a sister, Barbara Trone; a brother, Dean Ritchey.  She was an accomplished artist.  She worked at NTN Bower in Macomb, IL for several years; worked in   several machine shops in Clearwater and Oldsmar, FL; Managed the Seed Depot feed store in Oldsmar, FL; and last working as a bus driver for Schuyler Counseling & Mental Health Agency.  Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Worthington Funeral Home with Mr. Pat Clements officiating.  Inurnment will be in the Christian Neck Cemetery north east of Rushville at a later date.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services.  Memorials may be given to her family. 

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Harold Lloyd Morrell, 89, of rural Huntsville, IL, passed away at 10:34 a.m. Monday, April 6, 2015, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Mt. Sterling.  He was born September 22, 1925 in Huntsville Twp., Schuyler Co., IL.  He was the son of the late Lloyd Kenneth and Clara Lorena Cady Morrell.  He married Dorothy Brannan November 28, 1946 at the First Christian Church in Rushville.  She survives along with three sons, Lewis Morrell & wife Donna of Camden, IL, Dennis Morrell & wife Sue of Rushville, IL, Roy Morrell of Camden, IL; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a brother, Norman Morrell & wife Sharon of Augusta, IL; a sister Doris V. Vincent of Rushville and numerous nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his son, Francis B. Morrell, two brothers, Bradford and Harlan Morrell.  Harold Lloyd was a lifelong farmer.  He also worked for the Schuyler Co. Highway Dept., Ill. Dept. of Transportation, and was a coal miner, retiring in 1988.  After his retirement he drove a bus for Schuyler School Dist. #1.  He enjoyed horses and loved trail rides.  He and Dorothy always attended the Eminence, MO Trail Ride every year.  He loved to go boating with all the family on the Illinois River and Schuy-Rush Lake.  He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Rushville Saddle Club, Rushville Flying Club, Rushville Moose Lodge #506 and United Mine Workers of America.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 10, 2015 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Grant Armstrong & Mr. David Haney officiating.  Burial will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to Schuyler County Humane Society or Rushville First United Methodist Church. 

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Catherine Maxine (Grimm) Riner, 95, of Rushville, IL passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 12:14 p.m. at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville, IL.  She was born on January 15, 1920.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert F. Riner, on April 6, 2010. She leaves behind three sons; Robert S. Riner & wife Kathy, Terrance R. Riner and wife Sheryl, Richard M. Riner & wife Peggy, five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.  Catherine was an employee of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for many years.  She had recently been a resident of Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was a member of the Eastern Star & B & PW.  In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Rushville First United Methodist Church. There will be a memorial service at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Wiggins officiating.  Inurnment will be in the Rushville City Cemetery at a later date. 

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Maurine Walker Sowers Corbridge Reeves, 97, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 10:45 a.m. Monday, April 06, 2015, at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on Friday, December 21, 1917 at her grandmother Corbridge’s home in Rushville, IL.  She was the first daughter born to the late Howard & Irma Corbridge Walker.  She first married Marvin Sowers then Maurice Corbridge & later Herschel “Sug” Reeves.  They all three preceded her in death.  She is survived by (2) step-daughters; Kyra Shair & husband Robert of Champaign, IL, Margaret Mejia & husband David of Littleton, CO, (2) nieces; Becky Bryant Menely & Linda Maurine Acheson Cockerill, (4) nephews;  Richard & Roger Smith, Larry & Alan Acheson.  She was preceded in death by (2) sisters; Virginia Smith Bryant & Wanda Jean Acheson. Maurine graduated from Rushville High School Valedictorian of her class in 1936.  She received a Bachelor’s Degree from Western IL State Teachers College & a Masters Degree from Bradley University.  She was a member of Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society & Pi Lamuda Theta Honor Society.  She taught school in Schuyler & McDonough Co. rural schools for four years, was superintendent of the Schuyler Co. Dept. of Public Aid for 14 years.  She was a caseworker, Assistant Superintendent & Superintendent of Peoria Co. Dept. of Public Aid for 19 years until retiring in 1975.  After retirement she worked for the Central IL Agency on Aging for 4 years. She was always involved in the community where she lived.  Some of her activities in Peoria were serving as Mayor Richard Carver’s appointee on the War on Poverty Board, being a member of the Council on Alcoholism and a secretary for the Legal Aid Society.  She was a regular volunteer at the Peoria Zoo & led tours of the historical Flanagan House.    Her biography was included in the 1975/76 edition of “Who’s Who” of American Women due to her many Peoria area activities.   She as a member of the Rushville First United Methodist Church, Charter member of Rushville B, P & W, member & past regent of Be-Kik-A-Nin-E  Chapter of National Society–Daughters of the American Revolution, Schuyler-Brown Retired Teachers Assn., Peoria Color Camera Club.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 1015 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Grant Armstrong officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday.  Memorials may be given to Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice or American Cancer Society.

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Fred Marl Lashbrook, 85, of Rushville, IL passed away at 1:05 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home. He was born on March 30, 1929 in Littleton, IL a son of the late Earl & Flora Mae Lear Lashbrook. He married Coralene Jackson on August 24, 1956 in Rushville, IL.  She preceded him in death on August 28, 2011.  He is survived by (3) sons; Thomas M. Lashbrook & wife Diana of Rushville, IL, Clinton L. Lashbrook & wife Julie of Frederick, IL, Russell Terry Lashbrook & wife Lisa of Beardstown, IL, (1) daughter; Connie E. Beatty of  Rushville, IL, (10) grandchildren; Christopher, Adam, Brent, Tony, Amanda, Bridget, Brandi, Ryan, Arianna, Andrea, (19) great grandchildren; Vanessa, Makenna, Aubrielle, Sierra, Tyler, Brendon, Jordyn, Maison, Isaac, Brooklyn, Randi, Dana, Kaylee, Mazie, Donnee,  Eric, Adrienne, Draven, Triston, (1) sister; Mayroy Claassen, numerous nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by ten siblings.   He was a Korean War Army Veteran. Fred was a meat cutter at Bartlow Brothers Inc. for many years until retirement.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. Greg Fish officiating.  Interment with military honors by the US Army and Schuyler American Legion Post #4 will follow.  There will be no visitation.

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Harold Edwin Davis, 94, of Rushville, IL passed away at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at the Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.  He was born January 4, 1921 in Rushville.  He was the son of the late Dale Edwin and Nola Blanche Bartlow Davis.  He married Martha E. Smith June 6, 1943 at the Saunemin Methodist Church in Saunemin, IL.  She survives along with two daughters, Joyce Corbin & husband Ken, Marilyn Sargent & husband Lyle all of Rushville; six grandchildren, Brigitte Aten & husband Bob, Julie Donku & husband Antonio, Angela Crum & husband Chris, Bradley Utter, Curtis and Allison Sargent; six great-grandchildren, Jessica and Nick Donku, Alyssa and Jack Crum, Ryan and Reed Aten; a sister-in-law, Wilma Davis of Rushville.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Elaine Williams; a sister, Margaret Walker; and a brother, James T. Davis.  Harold was a 1938 graduate of Rushville High School and a 1942 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan with a degree in Business.  Shortly after graduating from college, he enlisted in the US Army.  He served in the 108th General Hospital and was stationed for basic training in New Orleans, LA.  He was sent overseas as a medic, spending about 10 months in England and (2) years in Paris, France.  In Paris he served in the largest hospital that the United States had overseas, l’hopital Beaujon.  After the war, he felt quite honored to travel home aboard the SS Rushville Victory ship, which was named after Rushville, Illinois.  When Harold came home from the war, he and Martha set up housekeeping in Rushville.  He spent 20 years in the retail grocery business with his father, brother, James T. Davis and brother-in-law, O.E. Walker.  They built the first IGA Store in Rushville after W.W. II.  He left the grocery business in June, 1966 to sell life insurance for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.  He was always proud to say that he qualified to become a “Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Round Table”, which is an organization open to all insurance companies.  He enjoyed 33 years with NML.  During this time, he also was the owner and operator of the Rushville Roller Rink for over 10 years.  Always a lover of sports, he enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.  He was also very proud of his own accomplishment, at 17, of breaking the High School District record while running the mile in 4:36, which was the best time in the state that year.  He also went to Champaign as a member of the first basketball team from Rushville to play in the Illinois State Basketball Tournament in 1937.  He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Green Bay Packers fan and a devout member of the Rushville First United Methodist Church, having served on many committees over the years.  He participated in many clubs, including Rushville Rotary where he was a Paul Harris Fellow, Rushville Jaycees, and the Smiles Day Committee for 22 years.  Harold was also a member of Schuyler American Legion Post #4 and greatly enjoyed attending the Honor Flight in June of 2011.  His hobbies also included hunting and raising beagles.  He and Martha greatly enjoyed traveling to numerous foreign countries.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Rushville with Rev. Grant Armstrong officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery with Military Honors provided by a US Army Honors Detail and Schuyler American Legion Post #4.  Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at the Worthington Funeral Home.  Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church or Culbertson Hospital Foundation.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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