AGC of Illinois was saddened to learn of the death of Jeanne Tyrolt, 85 on April 23, 2018.

Jeanne is survived by her sisters Eileen Matiya and Lucille (Bill) Mahler; her children Sue Montague, Nan Tyrolt, Catherine Allen, Lois Boyd, Jim Tyrolt, Gail (Vince) Mish, and David (Alissa) Tyrolt; and 11 grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 27, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Moran and Goebel Funeral Home; vigil prayer service will be at 3:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 28, at 11:30 am, at St. Patrick Church, followed by burial at Graceland Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Jeanne’s name to Saints Patrick and James Parish, Hickory Point Christian Village, or the American Red Cross.

The family of Jeanne Tyrolt is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2081 N. Monroe St, Decatur, IL 62526. Memories and condolences can be share at

AGC of Illinois was saddened to learn of the death of Gordon Kemper (Varsity Striping & Construction). Gordon died Wednesday, March 28, 2018.
Visitation is Monday. April 2 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Morgan Memorial Home, located at 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy, IL 61874.
A funeral service will be on Tuesday, April 3 at First Presbyterian Church of Tolono, 104 East Vine Street, Tolono, IL 61880.

AGC of Illinois was saddened to learn of the death of John Hass, age 77.  John was Chairman of Valley Construction.  He died Sunday, March 25, 2018 at UnityPoint Health - Trinity Rock Island.  Funeral services are 11 am Friday at the Heritage Church, 4801 44th St., Rock Island. Burial is at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island.  Visitation is 3 to 7 pm Thursday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island.  Further arrangements are pending.

John served on the AGCI Board of Directors, representing District 2 from 1974-76.  He was Secretary/Treasurer in 1976 and Second Vice President in 1977.  John also served on several AGCI Committees including the Labor Committee and IDOT/Industry Joint Coop Aeronautics Committee.  He was Chairman of the Joint Coop Aeronautics Committee for 6 years.

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AGC of Illinois was saddened to learn of the death of Bernie Naber, age 79.  Bernie died on December 18th.  He began his career with Dunn Company in 1967 and retired as President of the company in 2001.

Surviving are his wife: Shirley of Decatur; his children David Naber of Houston, TX, Laura (Keith) McElyea of Mt. Zion, Matt (Marcie) Naber of Decatur, Jennifer (Dan) Kirk of Lafayette, IN; step-children: Michele Slunder of Mt. Zion, Michael (Ann) Moody of Chatsworth, and Jamie (Scott) Jefson of Shelbyville; sibling:  Judy Scherzinger of Sylvania, OH, Gary (Debbie) Naber of Eldridge, IA, Greg (Debra) Naber of Philadelphia, PA and his nineteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Bernie’s life will be celebrated with services beginning with a vigil prayer service at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, December 21, followed with a visitation from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Dawson & Wikoff North Chapel, 4020 N. Water St., Decatur.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 22 located 3950 Lourdes Dr., Decatur.  Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery with military honors provided by the Macon County Honor Guard and the US Army Honors Team.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Baby TALK, or Roger Bacon High School in Cincinnati, OH.  

Thomas Daniel “Dan” Coulter, age 57, of Quincy, died Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 8:21 a.m. in his home.

Dan was born January 17, 1960 in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Thomas D. and Carol Smith Coulter. He married Dawn Andrew on April 16, 1983 in Keokuk, Iowa. She survives.

After graduating from Hamilton High School, Dan graduated from Quincy College in 1982. He was employed at Diamond Construction as an estimator and project manager for over 30 years. Dan and Dawn also owned and operated Coulter Asphalt Services, Inc

Survivors in addition to his wife, Dawn, include his son, Andrew (Erica) Coulter of Quincy; two grandsons, Tommy & Carson Coulter; his parents, Thomas and Carol Coulter of Hamilton, IL; a brother, Joe (Amy) Coulter of Chatham, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

The Coulter family would like to thank the Blessing Cancer Center and Unity Point Hospice for the love and care Dan received during his battle with cancer.

Celebration of Life Gathering: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Tuesday September 12, 2017 at the Spring Lake Country Club.

Memorials: Blessing Cancer Center or Unity Point HospiceAGCI was saddened to learn that Ken Newton (79) passed away on Tueday, August 8, 2017. 

Ken graduated from Finlay Engineering College in Kansas City, MO with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1958. He was a member of the IAPA (Illinois Asphalt Pavers Association) serving as its president in 1998. He was also a member of the National APA and a trustee of Operating Engineers Local #965 from March 1988 to August 1998. He began his career in 1959 at IDOT; in 1969, he went to work for Sankey Brothers Construction Company, later becoming the majority owner (Sankey Construction).

He is survived by his daughters, Pam (Chris) Jouett of Sherman and Tammy (Ron) Wright of Springfield; grandchildren, Charlie (Tiffany) Jouett, Josh (fiancée Brooke Valenti), Cabriel Jouett, Mandy (Ben) Hobbs and Sarah Wright; great grandchildren Sophia and Liam Jouett; sister, Dorothy Marion of Claremore, OK; sister-in-law, Virginia Burke of Kankakee, IL; several nieces and nephews.

His family will greet friends from 4pm-7pm, Thursday, August 10, at Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Route 4, Chatham and from 1pm until the time of the funeral service at 2pm, Friday, August 11, at South Side Christian Church, 2600 South MacArthur Boulevard, Springfield, IL, 62704 with Pastor Brooks Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Chatham Memorial Cemetery where the Interveterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County will conduct military honors.

Memorial Contributions may be made to South Side Christian Church or Inner-City Mission, 714 North 7th Street, Springfield, IL, 62702. 

AGCI was saddened to learn that William McGreevy passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  Bill worked, operated, and co-owned Roland Machinery for several decades.

Bill is survived by his wife, Phoebe; children: Todd (Kathleen) McGreevy, Timothy (Andrea) McGreevy, Lindsay McGreevy, Margo (Jack) Towne, Lindsay (Ryan) Koenig; grandchildren: Max Allison, Lilly, Finnley, and Mia McGreevy, Josephine Jackson, and Rosalie Towne, and Ava and Kaitlyn Koenig.

Cremation rites were accorded before the services.  Vigil prayers will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 21, at Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Route 4, Chatham, Illinois.  His family will greet friends from 4:15 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

A memorial gathering will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of his funeral mass at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 22 at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 700 E. Spruce, Chatham, Illinois.  Burial will follow at Chatham Memorial Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Joseph the Worker Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38015;  

AGCI was saddened to learn of the death of John R. Broughton, 66, on Monday, November 21, 2016.  John was officer and owner of P.H. Broughton & Sons, Inc.

He is survived by his wife, Suzanne; son, Sean (Ami) Broughton; daughters, Jennifer (John) Broughton, and Julie (Matt) Broughton; stepsons, Michael (Angie) Ray and Shawn (Annette Ray; eight grandchildren and one on the way; two brothers, Perry (Rachel) Broughton and David (Jill) Broughton; three sisters: Diane (Dave) Vail, Debbie (Tom) Bell, and Cheryl Broughton.

Arrangements by Staab Funeral Home in Springfield.  Remains were cremated.  Per John’s wishes, no services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to:  Loyola Medical Center, Lung Transplant, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 60153 or a charity of the donor’s choice.

AGCI was saddened to learn of the death of David Reynolds, 74, on Friday, October 28, 2016.  Dave worked with heavy machinery for MRS Machinery and West Side Tractor.  He retired from Roland Machinery.

Dave was a member of Mt. Pulaski First United Methodist Church, Carlock Masonic Lodge #904, Valley Springfield Scottish Rites, Ansar Shrine, Past Master of Carlock Lodge, New Salem Shrine Club and current president of Ag Corps.

Surviving are his wife, Gloria; one son, Bill (Kristy) Reynolds; one daughter, Janet (David) Johnsen; one brother, Daniel (Cathy); five grandchildren: Mary, Katy, Bethany, Jacob and Jessica; and one great-granddaughter, Falon.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 2 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, 202 N. Lafayette St. in Mt Pulaski.  Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, November 1 at the funeral home, with Masonic Rites at 7:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to:  First United Methodist Church, 303 E. Jefferson St., Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548.

Andrea "Andi" Jo Whitley-Lascody, 45, of Sherman, passed away at 5:07 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at her residence.  She owned Reagan Traffic Control for several years.

She married Douglas Lascody on April 9, 2010 in Elkhart, Illinois; he preceded her in death on June 16, 2014.

She is survived by her daughter, Reagan Lascody of Sherman; two sons, Dalton Blakeman of Riverton and Dane Blakeman of Sherman; special uncle Rick and aunt Rusty Whitley of Safety Harbor, FL; mother-in-law, Ann (companion, Gordy Stuber) Lascody of Sherman; father-in-law, Mick Lascody of Springfield; five sisters, Abby (Rob) Pierce of Mattoon, Shelli (Keith) Nolte of Mattoon, Sheri Dee (Leon) Flood of Mattoon, Jodi (Dave) Trotter of Mattoon, and Teri Ann Whitley of Charleston; one sister-in-law, Melinda (Mark) Sloan of Springfield; companion, Rodney Meidel of Springfield; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews; and her beloved dogs, Bella and Dolly.

Funeral Ceremony: 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home with Celebrant Judy Woerner officiating and remembrances by Leon Flood. 

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th Street, Springfield. 

Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center following ceremonies.

Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics Illinois, State Headquarters, 605 E. Willow Street, Normal, IL 61761.

AGCI was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Don Sharpe, 82, who passed away on May 12, 2016 at Unity Point Health-Methodist in Peoria.

Don was a civil engineer for R.A. Cullinan & Son for over 40 years, retiring as vice president.  He then later owned and operated Don Sharpe Consulting in Tremont. 

Don served on our Board of Directors for eight years and was also an Officer of the Association for three years.  Don served as Chairman of the MidWinter Seminar and Golf Outing Committees for many years.  He also served on the IDOT/Industry Joint Coop Committee, IDOT/Industry Policy Committee and the Budget & Finance Committee. 

Don is survived by his wife, Donna; three sons, Randall (Laura) Sharpe, Ronnie (Holley) Sharpe and Rod (Julie) Sharpe; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Robert (Sharon) Sharpe and David Sharpe.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, Illinois.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 20 and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, both at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude.

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