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McIntosh, Yancy J.
Yancy J. McIntosh, 23, of Aledo, IL, died Tuesday February 1, 2011 as a result of an automobile accident. Services are 10:30 AM Monday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo cemetery. Visitation is from 3 - 8 PM Sunday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where a prayer service will be at 8:00 PM. A memorial fund will be established and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com

He was born April 1, 1987 in Peoria, IL to James and Stephanie Burns McIntosh. He graduated from Aledo High School in 2005 where he excelled in Football and Wrestling. He was selected to the All State Football Team and was a State Wrestling Qualifier.

He earned his EMT certification from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, WI, attended Central College in Peoria where he received his Fire Science Certificate and most recently attended the electrical lineman program at Northwest Lineman College in Meridian, Idaho. He was currently employed at Russell Electric in Bettendorf.

Yancy was engaged to be married to his high school sweetheart Emily Blaser on May 14 of this year. He loved to hunt and fish and was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Aledo.

Survivors include his Fiance'e Emily Blaser, his parents, Jim and Stephanie McIntosh of Aledo, Siblings, Chelsea (Blake) Bieri of Aledo, Malaynie and Landon McIntosh at home. Maternal grandfather Dick Burns of Aledo, Paternal grandparents Jeannine Kenney of Aledo and Laurence McIntosh of Keithsburg, IL, 2 uncles, Joe (Kris) Burns of Muscatine, John (Angie) Burns of Aledo, several great aunts, uncles and cousins, and his beloved yellow lab Dozer.

His grandmother Connie Burns and his aunt Shelley McIntosh preceded him in death.
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