Obituaries

Frances E. Nelson
posted on: 2014-02-07
Frances E. Nelson, age 67, of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2014 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg, Illinois. Fran was born on August 17, 1946 in Monmouth, and is the daughter of Norbert Herbert and Esther D. Byers Nelson. She was raised in Monmouth where she attended local schools and high school. Frances was employed by Tri-Star Marketing prior to her retirement. She also is a member of the First Christian Church in Monmouth, Illinois. Frances is survived by her mother, Esther (Byers) Martin of Dixon, IL.; two sisters, Saundra (Jeffery) Schindlbeck of Batavia, IL.; and Sue Evans of Franklin Grove, IL.; and two brothers, Lowell (Eileen) Martin of Norfolk, VA.and James (Cynthia) Martin of Rio Rico, AZ. There are three step children, Shelly (Brian) Hockenberry of Colona, IL.; Tracey (Valery) Buster of Moline, IL.; and Regina Walton of Galesburg, IL. There are six grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Fran is preceded in her death by her father, Norbert and step-father Maxwell Martin, a sister, Trudy Nelson, and grandparents, Lester and Florence Nelson and William and Nora Byers.

Services: A memorial service is planned for 10:30 am on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth. Interment will follow the service at Monmouth Cemetery.

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Cindy Kay Brant

Cindy Kay Brant, age 59 of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at 9:45 pm on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth. She was born on July 17, 1954 in Monmouth, the daughter of Irvin Eugene and Gladys Loretta Thomas Sage. Cindy attended Monmouth High School and later received her GED. Cindy was formerly married to Michael J. Brant. She worked as a Certified Nurses Aid. Cindy began work in home health care locally and was employed for a time at Monmouth Nursing Home. Lastly, she worked doing home care until the time of her death. Cindy loved her feline friends and loved going to the boat. She is survived by one son, Anthony (Kristen) Brant of Letts, Iowa, one daughter, Lisa (Dana Jr.) Pace of Abingdon, Illinois, two brothers, Richard (Linda) Sage of Aledo, IL and Alan (Melody) Sage of Rural MO, three sisters, Nancy Wheeler of Kirkwood, IL, Donna Becker of Monmouth, IL, and Linda Sage of Galesburg, IL. There are six grandchildren that also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and one nephew.

Services: A memorial service is planned for 3:00 pm on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth. A memorial is being established for the Warren County Relay for Life.

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Marjorie Schaumleffel

Marjorie Schaumleffel, age 95, of Peru, Illinois and formerly of Monmouth; passed away at 5:00 pm on April 15, 2014 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru, Illinois. Marjorie was born on July 18, 1918 in Kirkwood, Illinois and is the daughter of Anthony and Mary Johnson. She was raised and educated in Kirkwood, Illinois and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1936. Marjorie married Lawrence S. Schaumleffel on August 20, 1940 in Monmouth, Illinois and he preceded her in death on March 6, 1996. Marjorie was first employed as a clerk at Levine's Music Store on the square in Monmouth for a number of years. She later worked for Nancy Clayton in the Warren Country Treasurer's office for a number of years until her retirement. She was an active, lifelong member of the First Lutheran Church of Monmouth. She enjoyed many activities in the community including volunteering at Community Memorial Hospital in Monmouth, being a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and assisting with numerous other local functions throughout the years. Marjorie loved playing the game of bridge and belonged to numerous clubs over the years. She is survived by three sons, Larry (late Marge) Schaumleffel of Naples, FL, Sam (Bridgit) Schaumleffel of Mark, IL, and Tony (Chris) Schaumleffel of Countryside, IL. There are six grandchildren, Laura Ance, Steven (Leigh Ann) Schaumleffel, Ivy Barr, Dawn Julien, Sam (Paula) Schaumleffel Jr., and Troy (Donna) Schaumleffel. Also surviving are eleven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter-in-law Marge, and two grandsons, Craig and David Schaumleffel.

Services: A funeral service is planned for 11:00 am on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth. Her family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 am prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Monmouth Cemetery in Monmouth, Illinois. A memorial fund has been established for the First Lutheran Church in Monmouth.

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Robert "Bob" D. Martin

Robert D." Bob " Martin, age 86, passed away at 9:11 am at his Monmouth residence on Tuesday April 15, 2014. Robert was born on January 30, 1928 in Monmouth, Ill and is the son of Arthur L. and Euforsine Franzen Martin. Bob was reared and educated in Monmouth and was a member of the Monmouth High School Class of 1945. On August 20, 1950, Bob married Glenna D. Sharp in Monmouth and she survives. He proudly served his Country with the 2nd Army Division during the Korean War. Bob was baptized and confirmed at the First Lutheran Church in Monmouth where he served on the Church council several times. He was a lifelong farmer in Hale Township of Warren County raising grain and livestock. He was one of the original volunteer firemen of the Little York Fire Protection District. Bob also served as the Town Clerk of Hale Township for many years. He was the Beef Chairman and President of the Warren County Prime Beef Festival in the 1960's. Bob helped coach Jr. Sheriff League softball and a big supporter of Warren School athletics. He was the third generation of the Martin family to serve on the Monmouth Trust and Savings Bank and Marquette Bank Board. Bob was also a member of the American Legion. Bob is survived by his wife Glenna, one son, Gary (Jan) Martin of Monmouth, IL, one daughter, Cathy (Jim) Bodine of Erie, IL, three granddaughters, Ami (Aaron) Martin Winter of Galesburg, IL, Angi (Brian) Martin Prudent of Moline, IL, and Lindsey Martin of Palo Alto, CA, one step-granddaughter, Jill (Dave) Pearson or Oronoko, MN, six great-grandchildren, three step great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Lawrence, Ralph, Gerald, and Glenn and two sisters, Evelyn and Lois.

Services: A funeral service is planned for 10:30 am on Monday, April, 21, 2014 at the First Lutheran Church in Monmouth, Illinois. Bob's family will receive friends on Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth. Interment will follow the service at Monmouth Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for the First Lutheran Church in Monmouth or Hospice Compassus.

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