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Alan Ray Ward


Trivoli – Alan Ray Ward, 58, of Trivoli, passed away at 1:59 PM on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center E.R. He was born on August 31, 1959 in Peoria to Wayland and Mildred (Tarvin) Ward. He married Diane Clauson on July 11, 1981 in Trivoli, she survives.

Also surviving is his mother, Mildred; two sons, Mark (Jessica) Ward of Fairview and Jake Ward of Trivoli; six grandchildren, Jacee, Jorden, Jaxon, Layla, Elizabeth, and Anthony; one brother, Todd (Karen) Ward of Lewistown, and one nephew, Andrew.

Alan was preceded in death by his father, Wayland.

Alan worked at Caterpillar in Mapleton. He was an avid motorcycle rider and one hell of a mechanic on Triumph Motorcycles. He was an outdoors man and loved to go camping and fishing. Alan loved his grandchildren very much.

Memorial service will be held at 7 PM on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, where a visitation will be held from 5-7 PM. Pastor Terry England will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded with Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to The National Kidney Foundation. To view Alan’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to

Press play below to view Alan’s DVD


  • Cindy Howard

    Reply June 29, 2018 1:04 pm

    Our very deepest sympathy to Diane, Mark, Jake, Mildred, Todd and the grandchildren. Our hearts break for you. We pray that God grants you comfort and peace at this time. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
    Mike and Cindy Howard

  • Regina (Jeannie) Yuill

    Reply June 29, 2018 4:53 pm

    Prayers to family and friends. Alan was a great classmate and friend.


    Reply June 30, 2018 6:33 am

    Sad to hear about Alan’s passing, and my condolences to the family. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. I will be out of town, unable to attend services. God bless. ( I was hospice nurse Tom)

  • Ralph & Tina Foose

    Reply July 1, 2018 5:21 am

    Prayers of comfort and peace for all.

  • Terri Eise

    Reply July 1, 2018 8:17 am

    Our thoughts & Prayers are with you all. Many great memories of Alan & I as kids with our Dads & of our own kids playing together when you guys lived next door. God Bless you all.
    Terri & Steve Wise

  • Kim Skaggs

    Reply July 1, 2018 2:17 pm

    Our hearts go out to Al’s family. May you find peace at this difficult time.
    Kim & Troy Skaggs

  • Ryne Dougherty

    Reply July 2, 2018 11:45 am

    Rest in peace Al, thanks for always being a great guy.

  • Todd

    Reply July 3, 2018 8:01 am


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