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Donald Teaney

March 14, 1952 — June 13, 2016

Donald Duane Teaney, 64, of Mt. Sterling, passed away at 6:06 AM, Monday, June 13, 2016, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

He was born on March 14, 1952, in Jacksonville, Illinois, the son of the late Vitalis and Clara Marie (Breyer) Teaney.  He married Sheila Shelts on April 5, 1980, at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Sterling.

Surviving are his wife Sheila, his son Cary Teaney of Mt. Sterling, his dog Molly, 13 brothers and sisters, Jo Ann Bouvet and husband Guy of Springfield, Bob Teaney of Wincehster, Jack Teaney and fiancee Karen of Jacksonville, Dick Teaney and wife Dorothy of Pittsfield, Bill Teaney of Marion, Iowa, Juanita Jarvis, Tom Teaney and wife Jamette and Rex Teaney and wife Karen all of Winchester, Mary Caldwell and husband Jerry of Mason City, Ron Teaney and wife Daisy, John Teaney and wife Marcella all of Winchester, Judy Teaney of Springfield and Sue McAdams of Winchester, and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a sister Jean Yawn and three brothers Jim, Randy and Terry Teaney.

A 1971 graduate of Winchester High School, he attended Quincy Technical School.  He first worked as a mechanic and also at Bartlow Brothers in Rushville.  He later worked as a dispatcher for the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.  He worked for the State of Illinois Highway Maintenance Department until retiring in 1995, due to ill health.

Don enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards and eating mushrooms.  He was a collector of oil cans, pop openers, guns, and knives.  He enjoyed spending time with his beagles.

Services will be at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 17, 2016, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville, with Pastor Stephen Bounds officiating.  Interment will follow in the Brooklyn Cemetery at Brooklyn.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville.  Memorials are suggested to the Donald Teaney Memorial Fund.


Charitable donations may be made to:

The Donald Teaney Memorial Fund
304 West Washington, Mt. Sterling IL 62353



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