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 www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson