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Barbara Sturgeon

Died: November 17, 2021

Barbara Sturgeon (88) passed away on November 17, 2021 surrounded by family.  She is preceded in death by her parents Lester and Kathryn Brown of Hillsboro, IL.

She grew up in Hillsboro, Illinois and met the love of her life,  Richard Sturgeon (living). They were married for 69 years and lived in Champaign-Urbana …read more

Barbara Sturgeon (88) passed away on November 17, 2021 surrounded by family.  She is preceded in death by her parents Lester and Kathryn Brown of Hillsboro, IL.

She grew up in Hillsboro, Illinois and met the love of her life,  Richard Sturgeon (living). They were married for 69 years and lived in Champaign-Urbana for nearly 60 years.   A devoted wife, beloved mother and friend to so many.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Urbana.  She enjoyed and belonged to several bridge clubs and volunteered extensively.  She enjoyed exercising daily at the Mettler Center.  She had a special smile and wink to all she met.

The family would like to thank the wonderful care and friendship provided to her from the staff and residents of Carriage Crossing Assisted Living in Champaign.

Survivors include her husband Richard (Dick) Sturgeon, son Mike Sturgeon (Karen) of Monticello, IL, and daughters Anne Johnson of Villa Hills, KY and Jennifer Rousos (Greg) of Louisville, KY.  Grandchildren include Jaime Tabeling Monticello, IL, Dylan Sturgeon (Belinda) of Monticello, IL, Kaytlin Hume (Jordan) of Covington, KY, Zachary Johnson of Erlanger, KY, Spencer Johnson (Lexi) Leemore Naval Base, CA, Elizabeth Cain (Christian) of Ft. Thomas, KY, and Emily Rousos of Louisville, KY.  Great-Grandchildren include Leina Louise Sturgeon, Kyler Hume, and Payson Hume.

Visitation will be Saturday December 4, 2021 from 10:30 AM -12:00 PM at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Dr. Wests, Savoy.  A private family memorial will follow.

The family requests that memorial contributions in honor of Barbara Sturgeon be made to Carle Auxiliary Guest House (https://carle.org/giving/make-a-gift) and The First Presbyterian Church in Urbana (https://firstpresurbana.org).

Condolences may be offered at morganmemorialhome.com.

 

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Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021

Time: 10:30 am

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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