Carol Headley

February 12th, 2016

Carol K. Headley, 66, of Princeton,IL passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Born Jan. 12, 1950, to Carl E. and Louise M. (Marconi) Lund Sr., she married Dennis Headley on Aug. 16, 1992 at the First Christian Church in Princeton.

She was a 1968 graduate of Princeton High School. She worked at Princeton Elementary Schools in the food service department.

Surviving are her husband, Dennis, of Princeton; two sons, Craig (April) Hopkins Jr. of Kewanee and Carl Hopkins of Milwaukee, Wis.; three stepsons, Jerry Cork of Portland, Ore., Terry Cork of Bradford and David Headley of Princeton; one stepdaughter, Vicki Lair of Albert Lea, Minn.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sandy (Gerald) Anderson of Freeport, IL, Kathy (Jack) Leathers of Tampico, Sharon Hand of Peru; and one brother, Carl (Susan) Lund of Tiskilwa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; infant twins at birth; and one brother.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family
Online condolences may be left at

Sandra Kay Larson

February 9th, 2016

Sandra Kay Larson

Funeral service for Sandra Kay Larson, age 72 of Princeton, will be Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:00 PM at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery on Feb 12, 2016. The family will receive friends on Friday, Feb 12, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the funeral home.

Sandra Kay Larson passed away on Friday, Feb 05, 2016 at her home. She was born on Apr 18, 1943 in Moline, IL to Lester and Delight (Reed) Gloden. She graduated from Princeton High School in 1961. She married John Larson on March 3, 1963 in Princeton. Sandra worked as a CNA for many years before retiring.

She is survived by her husband, John Larson; one daughter, Kim Larson; daughter in law, Bonni Buccini; two granddaughters, Kaitlin and Mia; one sister and a niece and nephew.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Tom Larson and two infant daughters.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Online condolences may be left at

Mary Allicks

January 29th, 2016

Mary L. Allicks
Age: 82
City: Manlius, Illinois formerly of Ohio
Time of Death: 6:30 p.m.
Date of Death: January 28, 2016
Place of Death: at home in Manlius

Services: Monday, February 1, 2016 / Kasbeer Community Church at 2:00 p.m.
Officiating: Pastor Eric J. Seibert
Burial: Mason Cemetery, rural Princeton
Visitation: Noon-2:00 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2016 / Kasbeer Community Church Date of Birth: April 7, 1933 / Peru, Illinois / William & Mary Louise (Hubbard) Losey

Married: Fredrick Allicks / June 20, 1953 / Bureau County
he died: December 6, 1997

Survivors: 2 Daughters – Rebecca (Jon) Allicks Booth – Amboy, IL / Deborah Christensen – Manlius, IL
2 Brothers – Randall (Shaun) Allicks – Troy Gove, IL / Kevin Allicks – Wauconda, IL
8 Grandchildren – Shari Christensen / Belinda (Matt) Miller – Manlius, IL / Brent Allicks / Elisha (Vic) Nelson / Megan Allicks /
Jessie (Adam Espinoza) Allicks / Emily (Gary) Willis
Gabriel Allicks
6 Great-Grandchildren
Brother – William (Betty) Losey – Princeton, IL

Preceded in death: parents / husband / 4 Brothers – Jean, Charles, David & Lee Losey / Sisters – Rose Robbins

Employment: Homemaker

Memberships: Kasbeer Community Church

Memorials: Family of Mary L. Allicks

Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton

John Campbell

January 27th, 2016

John O. Campbell, 86 of Lampe Mo. passed away Monday evening Jan. 25, 2016 at his home. Born Dec. 14, 1929 in Streator IL. to Reuben Howard and Lydia Marie Campbell. He married Patricia Louise Pryor in 1953, she died in 1982.
He married Dorothy James, she preceded him in death. Surviving is his wife Judith of Lampe Mo.
Also, surviving are two sisters, one sister in law and one brother in law, three sons, John (Carolyn-Dodie) Campbell, Jeff Campbell, Jim (Lori) Campbell. Four grandchildren, Jason (Rosie) Jerad, Brian and Julie Campbell; two great-grandchildren, Colin and Nicolas Campbell.
John had a passion for his work at Jostens for 45 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was a Sergeant First Class, decorated with Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Service Stars, and numerous campaign ribbons.
He was a member of the Elks BPOE #1461, American Legion, VFW, Boot Kickers Club and the Coast Guard Auxillary, where he continued his passion for boating during his retirement while working at the marina, What’s up Dock.
Services will be Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton with Marcia Peddicord officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Memorial Park. Military rites will be accorded by Princeton American Legion #125. Visitation will be 4-7 Friday, January 29, 2016 at Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton. Memorials may be directed to family of John O. Campbell.

Geraldine Feinholz Ward Johnsten

January 26th, 2016

Geraldine “Gerry” Mary Feinholz Ward Johnsten, age 89, formerly of Princeton, IL, died on Jan. 10, 2016.

Gerry was born in Peoria, IL, on Aug. 12, 1926 to Frederick J. & Anna B. Feinholz. She married Fred G. Ward in Chicago, IL, on July 13, 1946. Mr. Ward served in The 11th Airborne Division during WW II. He died in 1965 at age 41.

In 1971, Gerry married Robert (Bob) J. Johnsten, in Chicago, IL. In 1987 they retired to Princeton, IL.
Gerry and Bob were members of St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton, but enjoyed attending mass at all of the Catholic churches in the area. Bob died Feb. 10, 2013, in Princeton.

Before retiring, Gerry worked for 15 years as a medical receptionist for Dr. Joseph F. Gorecki in Chicago. She was a Gold Coat volunteer at Perry Memorial Hospital for two years.

Survivors are her children Darrell E. (Barbara) Ward of Gahanna, OH; Suzanne A. (Theodore) Allen of Carlisle, IN; Keith A. (Darlene) Ward of Addison, IL; Scott M. (Nancy) Ward of Burbank, IL; Mark R. (Deanna) Johnsten of Lockport, IL; James P. Ward of Hanover Park, IL; and 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Cremation has been accorded. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday April 9, 2016, at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 6001 W. 111th Street, Alsip, IL 60482. A private graveside internment will follow for family. Local arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton.

In lieu of flowers, friends may contribute in Geraldine’s memory to the Princeton Public Library, 698 E. Peru St., Princeton, IL 61356, to Better Healthcare for Africa, P.O. Box 361132, Columbus, OH, 43236, or to a charity of your choice.

Carmelina Feurer

January 25th, 2016

Carmelina “Carmie” A. Feurer, age 86, of Sheffield passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 19, 1929 in Spring Valley, IL to Joseph and Emma (Mariani) Bernabei. She married Robert Feurer October 14, 1950. He Survives. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society in Sheffield and a member of the Perry Memorial Auxiliary. Before she married she was employed at Westclox in Peru and then a homemaker. Also surviving her daughter, Diane (Dennis) Stocking of Concord, CA; four sons, David (Connie) Feurer of Kewanee, IL; Dan (Margaret) Feurer of Norwood, IL; Dale Feurer of Tempe, AZ; Darren (Nicole) Feurer of Sheffield, IL; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one infant sister, and four brothers. There will be no visitation or services. Cremation rites will be accorded and a private family celebration of life will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet, IL. Memorials may be direct to the family. Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton in charge of arrangements.

Mary Pallardy

January 23rd, 2016
Mary L. Pallardy, 91, of Lacon, formerly of Princeton, passed away at 4:30 a.m.Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at Owen Hospice Center in Peoria.
She was born April 1, 1924, in Chicago to John and Mary (Riordan) Quinn. She married Lee L. Pallardy June 28, 1952. He preceded her in death in 1991.
She graduated from Mercy High School, attended Rosary College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science from St. Vincent DePaul University. She taught school in Worth, Ill., and St. Louis Catholic in Princeton.
She loved to knit, crochet and read. She taught CCD and Great Books. She served at The Closet in Princeton and with Mobile Meals.
Surviving are nine children, Michael (Heidi) Pallardy of Spokane, Wash., Bob (Nancy) Pallardy of Williamsburg, Iowa, Kathy (Ken) Bohm of LaMoille, Lee (Cathy) Pallardy of Des Moines, Iowa, Ann (Rex) Lasson of Princeton, Mary (Al) Forristall of White Fish Bay, Wis., Father James Pallardy of Peoria, Jack (Lisa) Pallardy of Pekin and Susan (Dan) Whalen of Chicago; 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Charles Pallardy and John (Lill) Pallardy of the Chicagoland area; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Pallardy of the Chicagoland area; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one great-grandson, Benjamin Brian Brooks.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton with Father James G. Pallardy and visiting priests of Peoria Diocese officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Princeton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637.
Online condolences may be left at

Clara Woods Madison

January 23rd, 2016
Clara Woods Madison of rural Princeton, Illinois, died Thursday, January 21 in her home, which was the same home she was born in 100 years ago.  She was a wife, mother, sister and housewife.  She was born October 30. 1915 in Bureau Township, to Dennis and Luella Woods.  She graduated from the Bureau Township High School in 1934.  She married Merl Madison of Buda, Il. on February 19, 1936. He passed away in 1991.  She is survived by a daughter Marcie (Gary) Crothers of Rome, Il  and a son Alan (Janice) Madison of Walnut, IL.  She had five grandchildren:  Michelle Godfrey, Nicole (Tim) Krapil, the late Derrick (Emily) Shane, Julie (Brad) Angus and Darcy (Gregg) Henness.  She had 12 great grandchildren: Cody, Colton and Caitlyn Godfrey, Ciarah, Haley and Anna Shane, Tyler and Nicholas Angus,  Madison and Reid Henness and Shane and Natalie Clara Krapil.  She was preceded in death by her parents , grandson Derrick Shane, brother Veriden, and five sisters Idella, Mary, Martha, Marjorie and Ayliffe.
She was a lifelong member of the Bureau Township Community Church and belonged to a Bible study group for over 30 years.  Her faith and trust in her Lord were an important part of her everyday life.
She belonged to a card club for many years and loved those in the club as much as the friendly competition.
She was an election judge in Wyanet and Bureau Townships and a member of the Bureau County Farm Bureau.
Services will be Monday, January 25, 2016 at Bureau Twp Community Church, Princeton at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Marvin Claassen officiating. Burial will be in Sheffield Cemetery, Sheffield, IL . Visitation will be 5-7 Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton.
Memorials may be directed to the Bureau Township Community Church or the Wyanet Rescue Unit.

Jamie Peed

January 22nd, 2016

Jamie L. Peed, 32 of Tiskilwa, IL passed away on Monday, Jan 18, 2016 as the result of an automobile accident. She was born on Jul 18, 1983 in Kewanee, IL to Frederick and Alicia (Finin) Peed. Jamie grew up in Neponset, IL. She loved to work as a cook at the Station House in Kewanee and the Indian Valley Inn in Tiskilwa.

She is survived by her parents, one brother, Jarrett Peed of Delaware; her maternal grandparents, Doyle Finin of Princeton and Madolyn Keller of Kewanee and several aunts, uncles, nieces,nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Donald and Gloria Peed and her maternal step grandmother, Jacquline Finin.

Cremation has been accorded and services will be private and at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family request’s that memorial donations be made to the family, which may be forwarded to Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton.

Online condolences may be left at
The Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Thiry

January 20th, 2016

Robert M. Thiry, 88, of Princeton, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016, at the Illinois Veterans Home, LaSalle.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton.