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Gloria Lee Clements

Robert E. "Bob" Rice

Gloria Jean Roegge

 

 




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Gloria Lee Clements, 89, of Beardstown, IL, formerly of Browning, passed away at 12:48 p.m. Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.  She was born on September 24, 1925 in Browning, IL.  She was the daughter of the late George and Fairy Harris McGinnis.  She married Albert “Whitey” Breeden.  He preceded her in death on October 31, 1980.  She later married William Lee Clements August 8, 1981 at the Browning Church of Christ in Browning, IL.  He passed away April 19, 2011.  Surviving is a daughter, Sheila Ann Pherigo & husband Randy of Beardstown, IL; (2) step sons, Michael Lee Clements, Patrick Ray Clements & wife Marsha all of Rushville; (11) grandchildren (13) great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Roxanne Callihan.  Gloria was a member of the Bader Christian Church.  She & her husband, Bill loved traveling, camping, & nature, especially birds.  Gloria liked knitting, & crocheting.  She also enjoyed music, especially playing the piano. She also liked playing bingo at the nursing home.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m.  on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Worthington Funeral Home with Mr. Mike Shirley officiating.  Interment will follow in Browning Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services on Wednesday.  Memorials may be given to the Bader Christian Church. 

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Robert E. Rice, 88, of Rushville, IL passed away at 6:39 p.m. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  He was born on September 26, 1926 in Macomb, IL the son of the late Winnie & Lola Haley Rice.  He married Mary Harkless on May 2, 1948 in Rushville, IL.  She survives along with, one son; Robert Rice, Jr. & wife Connie of  Acworth, GA, one daughter; Cindy Paisley & husband Kent of Rushville, IL, four grandchildren; Reagan Yount & husband Arthur, Ryan Rice & Fiancée Wren Lawrence, Carrie Skiles & husband Chad, Brad Paisley, three great grandchildren; Meredith Yount, Arthur Yount III, Gabe Skiles, one brother; Ron Rice & wife Ruby of Rushville, IL, two sisters; Marjorie Whitfield of Port Huron, MI, Ruby Wolesky of Owatonna, MN.  He was preceded in death by two brothers; infant Everett Lee Rice & Russell “Bud” Rice.  Bob was a U.S. Army Veteran of W.W. II serving overseas in Okinawa, Japan.  He worked at Pickinpaugh Motor Co. and at Winnie Rice Garage for many years.  He later owned and operated Bob’s Dent Shop before retiring. Bob was a member & past commander of the Schuyler American Legion Post #4 and helped with Military Funeral Details for many years.  He was also a member and past commander of Guthrie Pierce Post #1239 Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of the Voiture #1100 40&8, serving as past Chef De Gare & past Grand Cheminot of the 5th District of IL.  He served on the Rushville Fire Dept. for many years.  He was a member of Rushville Lodge #9 AF & AM, Quincy Consistory, Ansar Shrine of Springfield, Ansar Clown Unit, 22 Club, Late Knight Cruisers Car Club & Scripps Park Wednesday Night Golf League.  He was a charter member of the Schuyler Karting Club & served on the first Schuy-Rush Park board.  Bob loved anything to do with antique cars, watching NASCAR races, football, and golf.  His greatest joy was spending time with his family & many friends, telling stories about his life.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. John Sowers & Mr. David Haney officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery with Military honors by a U. S. Army Honors Detail & Schuyler American Legion Post #4.   Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Masonic Services to follow. Memorials may be given to the Rushville Fire Dept. or the Honors Flight Program.

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Gloria Jean Roegge, 80, of Rushville, IL, formerly of Beardstown, IL, passed away at 7:17 p.m. Friday, September 26, 2014 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born on July 8, 1934 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.  She married Carl H. Roegge on March 8, 1953 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beardstown, IL.  Carl passed away October 24, 1994.  Surviving are six children; Deborah Ann Worthington & husband William of Rushville, Carl Douglas Roegge & wife Gina of Beardstown, Theresa Dianne Roegge of Rushville, Kathleen Gail Roegge & partner Robert Berry of  Glenview, IL, David Scott Roegge of Beardstown, Nancy Kay Dodds & husband Terry of Rushville, ten grandchildren; Margaret Worthington & partner Vernon Boker, William (Chase) Worthington, Melissa Brown & husband Charles, Aimee Roegge & Fiancée Ryan Leischner, Rebecca Roegge, Ryan Roegge & wife Kimberly, Matthew Roegge, Alexandra Zougris & husband Konstantinos, Addie Moranville, Marcus Roegge & Fiancée Emily Morrell, twelve great grandchildren; Seren Boker, Kalle Brown, Aiden Brown, Aaric Brown, Dakota Knous, Natalie Knous, Peyton Leischner, Haley Stinson, Mallory Coil, Jaylyn Coil, Lucas Moranville and Evangelos Zougris.  She was preceded in death by her mother; Pauline Suthred Meyer, one grandchild; Zachary Moranville, four brothers; Jack, Ronnie, Dale & Bob Meyer, two sisters; Royna Stambaugh and Marilyn Brown.  Gloria’s first & favorite job was at the Beardstown Princess Theater when she was 13 years old.  She then worked at Meyer’s Shoe Store before becoming a LPN. She was a nurse at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb and Beardstown Long Term Care.  She was later an activity director at Beardstown Long Term Care and at Culbertson Long Term Care before retiring. After retirement she was a receptionist at Worthington Funeral Home.  She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Beardstown, Beardstown Book Club, Beardstown Lion’s Club and the Quilt Guild.  She volunteered at the Lincoln Courthouse Museum and Meals on Wheels. Gloria enjoyed quilting and her many cats but her greatest joy was spending time with her many friends and large family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Worthington Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Eckman officiating.  Interment will follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Arenzville, IL.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to the Beardstown Lion’s Club or Rushville St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Private condolences & expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com

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