John F. Hoaglin

John F. Hoaglin, age 91, of Columbus, IL, died June 1, 2024 in his home. He was born on May 22, 1933 in Pleasant Hill, IL the son of Roy and Florence (Carroll) Hoaglin. He married Mary Frances Oenning on May 27, 1955 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on May 7, 2017.

John was a machinist for many years at Gardner-Denver. He served in the United States Army.

John enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping.

Survivors include his children, Michael John Hoaglin and his wife Mary of Libertyville, IL; and Mary Sue McMahon and her husband Steve of East Galesburg, IL; two grandchildren, Aubrey Magee and her husband Greg of Knoxville, IL and Stephanie McVey and her husband Dan of Knoxville, IL; four great-grandchildren, Kelsie and Tessa Magee and Hallack and Brielle McVey. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his wife, John was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Hoaglin and Florence Hoaglin Wilson and siblings: Mary Lou Mitchell, Nancy Brown, Don Hoaglin, David Hoaglin, Helen Wiley and Rosemary Smith

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 7, 2024 at 1:00 PM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home, Chaplain Mark Wiewel will be officiating. Interment will be in Quincy Memorial Park with military rites conducted at the cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 12:00 noon until the time of the services at 1:00. Memorials are suggested to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


  1. Nancy Dolan on June 5, 2024 at 8:27 pm

    So sorry for your loss. He was a very sweet man. I enjoyed visiting with him.

  2. Lisa Surratt on June 6, 2024 at 1:50 pm

    Condolences Mary Sue and famiy. Saw this obit and thought I wonder if he is related to Mary Sue.
    Was he still living in Columbus? I think of you every time I drive through Columbus.
    Cherish the memories.

  3. Teresa Paben on June 6, 2024 at 5:37 pm

    So sorry for your loss! John was a very sweet man! He will be missed!

    • Teena Fusselman on June 14, 2024 at 6:00 pm

      A very long time ago, Carl and Carlene Harlow and their 4 kids visited the Hoaglins quite often until they moved to Columbus. I am the oldest of those 4 kids. My Mom recalls many good times spent together. We are sorry for the loss of your dad.

  4. Jamie Mabie on June 10, 2024 at 10:10 pm

    Thoughs and prayers from the Mabie family.

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