Migrant farmers sacrifice to settle down in Peoria — Christmas Fund

Total for the day: $6,167.93

In loving memory of my husband, our dad and grandpa, Ronnie Cooper. $150.

In loving memory of our son, Scott Wehnes. Mom, Dad & Lisa. $100.

We hope this will help some needy family. Two sisters from Metamora. $100.

Ruby Dirks. $35.

In memory of Isla Daily. Leo Daily. $50.

Christian Friends Sunday School Class, Evangelical Methodist Church, Washington. $40.

Sharing with those less fortunate. Scott Goodyear Family. $50.

In loving memory of Woodrow Cain and G.E. Barth. Carol J. Barth. $25.

For Brandon, we love you and we miss you. Mom and Dad. $20.

In thankfulness for Kirby Brandon. $20.

In memory of my husband, Clint Funk; my daughter, Maxine Masin; and son-in-law, Walt Bacon. Elisabeth Funk, Washburn. $50.

George and Mayvis Young. $50.

James E. and Kathryn A. Fillmore. $50.

In loving memory of my husband, Don DeMent. Connie. $20.

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son. J, M, J, B, and S. $100.

Anonymous. $25.

Friends from Morton. $25.

From Sean and Maureen Leuba. $100.

In memory of our parents, George and Frances Fiser. We love you and miss you. Your children. $50.

George H. Maze and Nancy Chadbourne Maze. $200.

To those less fortunate, because we have been so blessed. Bill and Terry. $250.

Anonymous. $100.

Thankful for our many blessings. Josh, Emmy, Joe and Justin. $100.

In memory of loved ones. Robert Brandow Family. $100.

In loving memory of my parents, Ed and Mary Slyman, who loved little children and who so willingly helped so many, and my brothers, Johnny and Bobby Slyman. Sleep with the Angels. Jan Slyman. $100.

Anonymous gift. $25.

In loving memory of my husband, Jack Kerr. Lucille Kerr. $25.

Two Morton Friends. $50.

James R. and Bettye J. Wilson. $50.

Because we are so blessed with the birth of Jesus our savior. Barb and Gary Luster. $20.

Charles M. and Laura A. Bowen. $50.

In memory of my husband, Wilson, and my parents. Rita Reinhart. $25.

In loving memory of Princess Ann, Sissy, Jodie, Boy Dog and Missy. $25.

In loving memory of our parents, Floyd and Margaret Estes. Love, Your Family. $15.

We still remember with thanks. LeRoy and Guida Underwood’s Kids. $35.

Margaret J. Damm. $40.

In loving memory of my sisters, Ruth and Helen. $30.

In memory of our parents, Everet Taylor and John and Mary Schupbach. Carolyn and Bob Taylor. $25.

In memory of my husband, Fred Monks, and my daughter, Kathlyn, sadly missed. Evelyn Monks, Mapleton. $25.

In memory of Mama and Brother Bill. D.J.T. $50.

A friend from Germantown Hills. $100.

Thanks to Jesus our Saviour. Anonymous. $100.

May God be with you. Alan R. and Mary Ann Knobloch. $100.

Please use my money to buy food for someone who needs a meal. Zach Murphy, 9 years old. $10.

Because we are so fortunate. Chris and Caitlin Scott. $25.

In memory of Vivian Rosenberg. From a friend. $25.

Anonymous. $20.

In loving memory of our daughter, Terri. Everett and Leatha Camp. $50.

Merry Christmas to neighbors and Peoria area friends. Dick and Pauline McKenna. $40.

In loving memory of Greg. Mom, Dad and Cheryl. $50.

Anonymous. $26.

As a thank you to the nice man who changed our tire at Evergreen Square. The Harms. $15.

George C. and Dorothy M. Anderson. $25.

Merry Christmas to our friends. Norm and Helen Endsley. $50.

Delbert E. and Susan D. Goodale. $20.

For God’s many blessings to us. May we share that with others. Mark and Cheryl Cooper. $25.

In memory of all my loved ones. R.D. $20.

In memory of my sons, Ron and Merle, and my husband, Jim. E.D. $20.

Remembering Angela. $20.

In loving memory of my husband. A.E.A. $50.

In memory of my friends Billy Cook, Bob Sappington, Tom Decker, Ken Rossman and Ron Bonati. I really miss you guys. C.K. McBrayer. $100.

In grateful appreciation of all our blessings. Bonnie, Greg and Faith Pedersen, Tremont. $25.

Robert J. and Helen C. Heubner. $50.

In memory of Grandma and Dad. Miss you. Kent and Julie Hamilton. $50.

Edna C. Wagner. $50.

In memory of loved ones. Anonymous. $20.

Anonymous. $50.

Merry Christmas. Marvin and Rosie Fitzpatrick. $50.

Art and Virginia Farwell. $10.

In loving memory of my husband, Merle Passmore. Marvel Passmore. $25.

In memory of Charles H. Guyot. M. Eloise Guyot. $15.

In memory of G.A. McConnell. $200.

Deb and Roger Garman. $100.

In memory of our loved ones who are sorely missed – you are forever in our hearts. Also in thanksgiving for John Jeffrey – a blessed arrival this year. Tom Lawless Family. $100.

Warren and Phyllis Dittmer. $100.

In loving memory of Robert Aylward, my father and our Grandpa Bob. Our second Christmas without him. We miss him so much; and in loving memory of my brother, Kevin, sister-in-law, Terri, niece, Kristen, and nephew, Jimmy. They are truly missed. From: Mark, Colleen, Emily and Tommy Marvin. $100.

In memory of Joe and Paula Krakowiecki, Raymond Lutz and Nancy Kelly. Joe and Nancy Krakowiecki and Family. $50.

In loving memory of Richard A. Gilles Sr. From: Dan and Marcia Gilles. $50.

Anonymous. $25.

In loving memory of my parents, Ed and Margaret Gale. $25.

In loving memory of Teri Stoner. $25.

In memory of Aunt Eileen. Marian and Derrell Jones. $50.

In loving memory of our friend, Randy Hill. Frank and Sallie. $25.

Pamela Reel. $30.

In loving memory of Gertrude and Les MacDonald, Art and Elsie Koch, Grandma Mae Marshall, Grandpa Paul Thrailkill, Uncles John and Jerry Gordon, and cousins Sally Marshall, Chuck Lorengo, Jim Marshall and Steve Maxheimer. From Randy, Kim, Jessica and Kaitlyn MacDonald. $50.

Merry Christmas from the Wednesday Night Bunko Group. $60.

In loving memory of Carl, Rose and Jeannette Vierling. Howard and Gloria Leman, Greg and Carla Rassi, Darrell, Linda and Dara Vierling, Todd and Sheila Stoutamyer, Angie Peterson, Greg and Rachel Carder, Rod and Teresa Blunier, Kevin and Liz Leman, Rob and Renee Huschen and Darin Leman. $535.

From American Legion Auxiliary No. 1234 in memory of deceased members and P.O.W. $25.

In Jesus’ name. The George Mattern Family. $100.

From Sam and Dan, Green Valley. $20.

Happy Holidays from the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade students of Norwood School. $861.93.

Total to date: $72,528.59.

Copyright 2002

Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning Company. All rights Reserved.

You May Also Like


Homework Winteizing tips Winter is just around the corner and experts at Home Depot say winterizing your home can save as much as …

Margaret Arons

Margaret Arons PEORIA – Margaret A. Arons, 93, of the Lutheran Home died there at 3:40 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2003. Born Oct. 5, 1…

Thunderstorm uncovers pieces of Macomb’s history

Thunderstorm uncovers pieces of Macomb’s history JODI POSPESCHIL MACOMB – After the wind and rain finished pounding McDonough Count…


Achievers Around the area * The Children’s Center of Tazewell County Inc. school and day care announces its new School Board offi…