Rhonda L. Tohill, 57, of Cerro Gordo, IL, passed away 6:43 a.m., Thursday, April 28, 2016 at her residence.



Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Cerro Gordo United Methodist Church, with visitation one hour prior to service time at the church. Inurnment will be in Point Pleasant Cemetery, Long Creek, IL. Memorials may be made to the family, and checks may be made payable to Rhonda Tohill Benefit c/o State Bank of Cerro Gordo, Illinois. Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Cerro Gordo, is handling the arrangements.


Rhonda was born October 12, 1958, in Laurel, Nebraska, the daughter of Duane P. and Ruth A. (Peabody) Pokett. She married Anthony L. Tohill on January 1, 2005 in Cerro Gordo, IL.


Rhonda was Secretary for 4 years at Cerro Gordo United Methodist Church, worked at Cerro Gordo Food in the deli department for 3 years, Hyvee Food for 3 years in Sioux City, Iowa, and was a General Manager of 6 Subway’s for 4 years.


Rhonda was a member of Cerro Gordo United Methodist Church and Christians United In Christ (CUIC). She ran the local food pantry (God’s LifeLine), and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.


She is survived by her husband Anthony of Cerro Gordo; children Joshua L. Pedersen of Moville, IA, Randy L. Pederson of Sioux City, IA, Christopher N. Ntor-Ue of Lombard, IL, Brandy Lee (Derrick) Cullison of Decatur, Christopher L. (Jennifer) Tohill of Maroa, IL; 15 grandchildren; sisters Theresa A. (Steve) Hanson of Bronson, IA, Diane A. Kibbe of Pappillon, NE, Marcia K. (Jack) Foster of Moville, IA; brothers Thomas D. Pokett of Sioux City, IA, Timothy P. (Jennifer) Pokett of Indiana, Terrence L. Pokett of Sioux City, IA.


She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Sandy Hanson, and grandparents Helen and C.E. Peabody.


Condolences may be left to the family in care of Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home at

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