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Todd D. McElhiney
Todd D. McElhiney, 57, Mt. Vernon, passed away at 10:14 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2008, 
at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
He was born in Chicago on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 1950, a son of Lloyd and Alma (Caldwell) McElhiney.
Memorial services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with 
the Rev. Richard McCormick officiating.  
Family will  greet friends form noon until service time 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Interment and burial of cremated remains will be held at Hopewell Cemetery in Jefferson County 
at a later date.
Todd is survived by his mother, Alma McElhiney of Tampico; three daughters, Jennifer Staples and 
husband Eric of Sterling, Amanda Boettner and husband Nathan of Forreston and Jaleigh McElhiney 
of Mt. Vernon; five grandchildren, Drew Pace, MacKenzie and Lexy Staples of Sterling and Brooke 
and Evan Boettner of Forreston; brother, Steven McElhiney of Tampico; sister Beth Brondas of 
Virginia; and aunt, Frances McElhiney of Marion.
His father preceded him in death.
Todd was a laborer for Union Local 727 for over 30 years and was a member of V.F.W. Post 1376, 
the Mt. Vernon Gun & Sportsman Club, the Sons of American Legion and the Mt. Vernon Elks.  Todd 
will be greatly missed by his daughters, grandkids, family and his many friends.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the donor’s choice and will be accepted at the 
funeral home or may  be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 
or visit for further information and to send condolences. 

Date: 6-9-2008
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

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