Norman Genslinger

March 21st, 2017

Norman L Genslinger, age 88, of Malden, IL, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at the LaSalle Veterans Home.

Norman was born May 15, 1928, in Malden, IL, to Clarence and Marjorie (Howard) Genslinger. Norman was a Senior Customer Engineer for IBM from 1955, retiring in 1986. He was a graduate of Malden High School class of 1946. Norman attended the University of Illinois. He was a master gardener, enjoyed traveling and was an animal lover.

Survived by his wife Bridgett (McDermott) Genslinger; one son, Gregory (Laurie) Genslinger from Palos Park, IL; four grandchildren, John Genslinger; David Genslinger; Haley Genslinger and Ashley Leopold; and four great grand children.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Marjorie (Howard) Genslinger; one son, Alan Genslinger; one grandchild, Carly Leopold.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 10a.m.-12p.m. at Norberg Memorial Home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12 p.m. at Norberg Memorial Home, officiating John Gray, followed by burial at Oakland Cemetery.

Full Military Rights will be given by the Princeton Honor Group.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to LaSalle Veterans Home and Friends of Strays.

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Kathryn Quinlan

March 20th, 2017

Kathryn Quinlan, 72, of Princeton, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at home.
Kathryn was born on May 18, 1944 at the Harris Hospital in Mendota, to Lawrence and Mary (Merkel) Smith. She graduated Mendota High School in 1962. Kathryn married Raymond Quinlan on July 9, 1966 in Princeton. She worked at many restaurants as well as the town egg factory in Princeton, but most of all she was known for watching children in her home for about 49 years. She loved all her children. She enjoyed bowling and served as officers for many leagues and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006. Kathryn loved playing bingo and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. She was a member of Christ Community Church in Princeton.
She is survived by one son, Jerry (Becky) Quinlan of Princeton; two stepsons, Rodney Quinlan of LaSalle; and Nicky Quinlan of New Mexico; one brother, John Robeson of Mendota; mother, Mary (Merkel) Ferrell of Mendota; grandchildren, Mia Rae and Lea Mae Quinlan of Princeton; two step grandsons, Shawn and Sam Dockins of Hennepin; nephew, Josh (Jodi) Roberson; niece, Natalie (Josh) Busche and Carolyn (James) Gehant; and special friends, Gary “Poke” (Peggy); Zachary, Paige and Tyler Clark; Shirley Anthony; Connie Hoffman; all of her bingo buddies and all of the children she took care of and loved.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband Raymond in 1997; her father in 1949; her maternal and paternal grandparents; two sisters, Mary Carol in infancy and Edna Miller; several aunts and uncles; and two stepfathers, Reggie Robeson and Wilbur Ferrell.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton.
Celebration of life services will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Norberg Memorial Home with Brian Strom officiating. Burial will follow at the Oakland Cemetery Chapel in Princeton.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Logan Jr. High P.E. fund c/o Mr. Clark and/or Second Story in Princeton.
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Anita Dimmig

March 18th, 2017

Anita J. Dimmig, age 88, formerly of Walnut, IL died Thursday, March 16, 2017 at DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center in DeKalb.
Anita was born on November 25, 1928 in Princeton, IL the daughter of George H. and Viola (Gallentine) Cameron. She was united in marriage to Richard C. Dimmig on August 3, 1962 in Mendota, IL. He preceded her in death on September 23, 1996.
She is survived by one daughter Jan (Bruce) Dimmig Olson of Leland, IL; 4 grandchildren Katrina Brandau of St. Charles, IL, Andrea Dimmig Potts of St. Louis, MO, Benjamin and Nathan Sachse of Leland, IL; one niece Cathy Capp of Rock Falls, IL and one nephew J.R. Cameron of Citrus Springs, FL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 2 brothers.
Visitation will be held on Saturday March 18, 2017 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday at 3 p.m at the funeral home with the Rev. Gary Brooks, pastor of Malden United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery. A memorial has been established to the Alzhiemers Association or Charity of the Donors Choice in lieu of flowers

Lucille Colgan

March 18th, 2017

Lucille Colgan, 104, of Bradford, Illinois passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at Courtyard Estates, Bradford.
She was born October 2, 1912 in Galesburg, IL the daughter of James and Lucille Nellinger.
She married Francis “Hank” Colgan in Bradford. They were married for 57 years. He preceded her in death
February 23, 1993.
Lucille was also preceded in death by 1 daughter, Jeannine Dalpiaz; two granddaughters:
Amy Colgan and Sharon Weber; one great-grandson, Nathan Scheeler; 1 daughter-in-law, Mary Colgan;
2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Surviving are 3 daughters: Peg (Bob) Bauer of Marcy, NY, Mary Ann (Butch) Knobloch of Tiskilwa, IL, and
Helen (Ken) Slane of Peoria, IL; 4 sons: Bill (Carol) Colgan of Dunlap, IL, Bob (Virginia) Colgan of Bradford, IL,
Jim Colgan of Bradford, IL, Joe (Sandi) Colgan of Bradford, IL; 25 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren;
and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to being the mother of her large family, Lucille was an accomplished seamstress, which she truly
enjoyed. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Bradford and a member of their Altar
and Rosary Society.
A Funeral Mass will be offered Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:30a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church,
Bradford with Father Patrick Henehan, officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the Church.
Memorials may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or the Bradford Rescue Squad.
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Dawn Randolph

March 16th, 2017

Dawn Marie Randolph, 40, of Malden, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017 in her home. Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton.