Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

November 21, 2012

William Drennan

MONTICELLO — William A. "Bill" Drennan, 90, of Monticello, formerly of Neoga, passed away at 1:19 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

    As per Mr. Drennan's wishes, he will be cremated and a memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, Monticello. Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Neoga, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 214 South Charter St., Monticello, IL 61856 or to the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at swengel-odell.com.

    He was born Feb. 9, 1922, in Neoga, the son of Elda A. and A. Leona (Lockhart) Drennan. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States Army in Europe, for three years. Bill married Rowena Elson on Nov. 14, 1948, in Neoga. He was a deacon and elder of the First Presbyterian Church; past member and president of the Lions Club 1973, both of Monticello; and member of the Alumni Association of Millikin University and Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, both of Decatur. Bill was employed by the General Telephone company for 17 years and was an insurance agent for the New York Life Insurance Company, retiring after 17 years of service.

    Mr. Drennan leaves his wife, Rowena Drennan of Monticello; two daughters, Marsha Hinthorn and husband, Robert, of Normal, and Erin Cody and husband, Terry, of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

    Mr. Drennan was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Clyde E. Drennan; two sisters, Doris Jean Cameron and R. Irene Drennan.

 

1
Text Only
Death Notices
  • 8-1 Omar Lira obit photo Omar Lira Omar Lira, 28, of Effingham, died Friday, July 25, 2014, in Perryville, Missouri.A celebration of life service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church, Effingham. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Burial will be at

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ronald Florey Ronald C. Florey, 67, of Beecher City, died at 1:53 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.Arrangements are incomplete at Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Beecher City.

    August 1, 2014

  • Louis Rieman Louis Rieman, 83, of Wheeler, died at 8:12 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Bishop Creek, with the Rev. Ken Rosswog celebrating

    August 1, 2014

  • 8-1 Paul Verdeyen obit photo Paul Verdeyen Paul A. Verdeyen, 53, of Mattoon, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Teutopolis. Visitation will be one

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Winona Rotramel Winona L. Rotramel, 92, of Effingham, died at 7:16 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur.Arrangements are incomplete at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham.

    August 1, 2014

  • 8-1 Douglas Malcom obit photo Douglas Malcom Douglas Keith Malcom, 56, of Casey, formerly of Robinson and Olney, died at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon.Graveside funeral services will be at 2:45 p.m. Saturday at Washington Street Cemetery, Casey

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marietta Turner Marietta I. Turner of St. Elmo, passed away at 12:48 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Aperion Care, St. Elmo.She was laid to rest at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Mason Cemetery. Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood, assisted the family with arrangement

    August 1, 2014

  • 7-31 Damian Apke obit photo Damian Apke Damian Joseph “Joe”/”Spud” Apke, 73, of Effingham, died at 8:11 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, surrounded by his family.The celebration of Joe’s life will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, with a graveside memori

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-31 Larry Crotser obit photo Larry Crotser Larry Lee Crotser, 72, of Nixa, Missouri, formerly of Brownstown, died Sunday, July 27, 2014.A graveside service, under the direction of the Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home, Brownstown, will be at noon Saturday at Griffith Cemetery, Brownstown, with

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Omar Lira Omar Lira, 28, of Effingham, died Friday, July 25, 2014, in Perryville, Missouri.Arrangements are incomplete at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham.

    July 30, 2014

AP Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.