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Obituaries

DeEtta "Dee" Henk, 69, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. Thursday December 7, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday December 8, 2017 at the funeral home, with Pastor Doug Knapp officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., 2121 K Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view DeEtta’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Jackie Morris, 79, of Hoopeston

Graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston, with Keith Burt officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Blurton Funeral Home, 309 East Washington Street, Hoopeston.  Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Morris’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Dorothy Judy, 85, of Rossville, IL

A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St., Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 12:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Matt Stump officiating.  Burial will follow in Rossville Cemetery in Rossville, IL.
 
Memorials may be made to Iroquois Memorial Hospice 200 Laird Lane Watseka, IL 60970.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Dorothy’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Gary Russell Ferguson, Sr., 73, of Rantoul, IL

Per his wishes he will be cremated.  A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday December 1, 2017 at the Dewey Community Church, 16 3rd St. Dewey, IL.  A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday December 2, 2017 at the church with Pastor Neal Hauser officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date.
 
Memorials may be made to Gary’s family.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Gary’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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USMC SSgt David Clifton Gentry II

SSgt David Clifton Gentry II will be escorted to Potomac from Urbana Friday morning by the Illinois Patriot Guard.  Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2017, at Blurton Funeral Home, 400 North Vermilion Street, Potomac, Illinois.  Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2017, at the Potomac Cemetery.  Burial will be held at a later date.  According to his wishes cremation rites have been accorded.  Memorials may be made in his name to the Wounded Warriors.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring SSgt David Clifton Gentry’s life and his service to our country.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.
 
SSgt Gentry will be greatly missed, but will be in our hearts and thoughts forever.
 
SSGT DAVID CLIFTON GENTRY II, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!!
 

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C.E. "Gene" Hughes, 90, of Rossville, IL

A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Saturday December 2, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Saturday December 2, 2017 at the funeral home, with Pastor Matt Stump officiating.  Per his wishes, he will be cremated and burial will be held at a later date.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rossville United Methodist Church 116 Maple St. Rossville, IL 60963 or the Vermilion County Sheriff’s Department 2 E. South St. Danville, IL 61832.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Gene’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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Mary Lucille Furrow, 94, of Hoopeston

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday November 22, 2017 at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, with Rev. John Franklin officiating. 
 
Memorials may be made to Iroquois Memorial Hospice 200 Laird Lane Watseka, IL 60970.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Mary’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.  
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Lisa Lynn Wood, 56, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Monday November 20, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday November 21, 2017 at the funeral home with Rev. Neil Larimore officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to Mathew’s college fund at MainSource Bank in Hoopeston.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Lisa’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.  
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.  
 

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Glenna Ruth (Kentner) Hughes, 99, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Glenna Ruth Hughes Life will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 20, 2017, at the First Christian Church in Hoopeston, with Pastor Tom Cici officiating.  Burial will follow the service at Gundy Cemetery in Bismarck.  Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday at the church.  Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Hughes life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Larry Allen Fox, 75, of Rossville

A visitation will be held 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.  CST  Monday, November 13, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral Home with Pastor Adam Taubert officiating.  Burial will follow at the Rossville Cemetery in Rossville, IL.
 
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church 323 E. Seminary Hoopeston, IL 60942 or to Camp Assurance 8364 N. 2100 East Rd. Georgetown, IL 61846.
 

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James Brian Hardwick, 54 of Hoopeston

Cremation rites will be accorded, and no services will be held at this time.

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Judith Ann Obenland, 74, of Urbana, formerly of Hoopeston

According to her wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Ms. Obenland’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with her family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.
 

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Kimberly Ann Keaton, 55, of Rankin, formerly of Frankfort, Illinois

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 3, 2017, at Rankin Union Cemetery, in Rankin, with Pastor Sally Swaim officiating.  According to her wishes cremation rites have been accorded.  Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation.  The family have entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Kimberly’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Ivor Nathaniel Powell Jr., 66 of Hoopeston

Cremation rites will be accorded and no services will be held.

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Edith L. "Edie" Johnson, 74 of Edna, TX formerly of Hoopeston

Visitation:  Saturday, October 28 10a-Noon.

Funeral:  Following Visitation.

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Eddie Lee "Big Ed" Edwards Sr., 77 of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 11am-1pm, Friday, October 27, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home.

Funeral Service following visitation.

 

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Frederick James Tabor, 57 of Hoopeston

A graveside service will be held at 1 pm Monday, October 23, 2017 at the Danville National Cemetery.  Burial will follow.  Military rites will be accorded by the Danville American Legion Post 210. 

 

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Steve Menschel, 61 of Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at the Anderson Funeral Home

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Adalaide V. Henning, 81, of Tucson, formerly of Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Phyllis Pruitt,73, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Friday October 13, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 11:00 A.M. Friday at the funeral home, with Pastor Brian King officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Phyllis’ eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Richard "Dick" Reynolds, 81, of Hoopeston, IL

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. 

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Carolyn Frances Davies, 62, of Armstrong

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac.  Following the visitation cremation rites will be accorded and burial will be held at a later date in Partlow Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Mills Breast Cancer Institute or to Carle Hospice.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac to assist them in honoring her life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Isabella Rena "Izzy" Boyne, 7, of Rantoul, IL

A visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Thursday September 28, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 12:00 P.M. Friday September 29, 2017 at the funeral home with Pastor Matthew Rickard officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
In honor of Izzy’s love for Disney, the family invites everyone attending her services to wear a Disney shirt.
 
Memorials may be made in Izzy memory to the Make a Wish Foundation 4742 North 24th Street, Suite 400 Phoenix, AZ 85016; Carle Pediatrics 611 W. Park St. Urbana, IL 61801 or Peoria OSF Pediatrics 530 NE Glen Oak Avenue · Peoria, Illinois 61637.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Izzy’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.  
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Shirley L. Cobb, 78, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday September 27, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday September 28, 2017 at the funeral home, with Rev. Lloyd Simpson officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made in Shirley’s memory to the Hoopeston Animal Shelter 901 W. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Shirley’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Ernest Glen Little, 79, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, formerly of Boswell, Indiana

Graveside services for Ernest Glen Little will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, September 25, 2017, at Rossville Cemetery, with Ken Dugan officiating.  Full military honors will be conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384.  Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Little’s life.  Memories or photos may be sent to the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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William "Bill" Page, 89, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.  Monday, September 18, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the funeral home with Pastor Adam Taubert officiating.  Burial will follow the service at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church 323 E. Seminary Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Bill’s eternal page and to send the family condolences.
 
 Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Evelyn M. (Cox) Swartz 95 of Hoopeston

A celebration of Evelyn Swartz’s life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at First Christian Church in Hoopeston with Pastor Tom Cici officiating, Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the church. A friend and family gathering lunch will be held from 11:30 am-1:00 pm at the church. Graveside will be at Floral Hill Cemetery. Military Rites will be accorded with Hoopeston American Legion Post # 384. In lieu of flowers the family is asking memorials  be made to First Christian Church, Hoopeston, Illinois or HART (Hoopeston Animal Rescue Team) 901 West Main Street, Hoopeston, IL 60942
 The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Evelyn’s life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting page at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.
 

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Linda Brown, 54, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Linda’s life will be at 12:00 PM, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Chestnut Street Church of Christ, Hoopeston, Illinois. The family has entrusted the Blurton funeral home to assist them in honoring Linda’s life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her memorial page at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.
 

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Clara Bartlow, 98, of Hoopeston, IL

Per her wishes, she will be cremated. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday September 15, 2017 at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, with burial to follow.
 
Memorials may be made to Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Living, 423 N. Dixie Highway, Hoopeston, IL, 60942.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Clara’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Janice June Borders, 80, of Hoopeston, IL,

A visitation will be held 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday September 7, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 8, 2017 at the funeral home, with Pastor John Morris officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to the Chestnut Street Church of Christ, 709 E. Chestnut St., Hoopeston, IL 60942 or Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Living, 423 N. Dixie Highway, Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Janice’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements. 
 
 

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Gary Lee Dunavan, 67, of Rossville, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 P.M. Tuesday September 5, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday September 6, 2017, at the funeral home, with Pastor Gary Milton officiating.  Burial will follow at Mann’s Chapel in rural Rossville.
 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 2509 S. Neil St., Champaign, IL 61820-7744 or the American Diabetes Association 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Gary’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Carolyn S. Howie, 68, of Potomac

Graveside Services will be held at 10:30 Friday, September 1, 2017, at the Potomac Cemetery, with Pastor Randy Holden officiating.  Memorials may be made to the Potomac Church of the Nazarene.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Carolyn's life.  Memories or photos may be shared with family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Grace Anne Sommer, 75, of Hoopeston, IL

Per her wishes, she will be cremated and a visitation will be held 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. Saturday September 2, 2017 at Morningstar Church 201 N. Chicago St. Rossville, IL.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Saturday at the church, with Pastor Jay Johnson and Pastor Dan Mikel officiating.  A private burial will be held at a later date.
 
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church 203 E. Church St. Royal, IL 61871 or Morningstar Church 201 N. Chicago St. Rossville, IL 60963.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Grace’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Marvin Glenn Johnson, 80, of Danville, IL

A visitation will be held 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Thursday August 31, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 11:00 A.M. Thursday at the funeral home, with Pastor Ricky Berg officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Marvin’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 
 

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Frances Marie Means, 89, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Tuesday August 29, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Pastor Adam Taubert and Pastor Steven Nelson officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
 In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to: First Baptist Church, 323 E. Seminary, Hoopeston, IL 60942 or Carle Hospice, 206A West Anthony Drive, Champaign, IL 61822.
 
 Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Frances’ eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 
 

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Grace A. Sommer, 75, of Hoopeston, IL, formerly of Saint Joseph, IL

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. 

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Mary Jane Siville, 88, of Edmonds, Washington and formerly of Hoopeston

Blurton Funeral Home, Hoopeston is assisting the family.

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Alice Trueblood, 86, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. CST Sunday August 20, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. CST Monday August 21, 2017 at the funeral home, with Pastor Clint Fink officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. 
 
Memorials may be made to the Honor Flight at Boswell Grade School 414 W. Main St., Boswell, IN 47921.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Alice’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Janice 'Jan' Lynn (Brown) Voyles, 67, of Ocala, Florida, formerly of Hoopeston

A celebration of Jan Voyles’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston with Pastor Tom Cici officiating, Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Jan’s life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting page at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Evelyn C. Meador, 93,of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 2:30-4:30 P.M. Thursday August 10, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 4:30 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home, with Rev. Tom Cici and Pastor Bill Collins officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Evelyn's memory to the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ 502 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Evelyn's eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Everett Harold Wood, 88, of Milford, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Friday August 11, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday August 12, 2017 at the Milford Christian Church 811 E. Hickory St. Milford, IL, with Rev. Neil Larimore, Pastor Gary Milton and Pastor Brent Zastrow officiating.  Burial will follow at Floral Hill Cemetery with military rites accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post # 384.
 
Memorials may be made to the Milford Christian Church 811 E. Hickory St. Milford, IL 60953 or to the IMH Hospice 200 N Laird Ln Watseka, IL 60970.
 
Visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Everett’s eternal page and to send the family condolences.

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Donald Eugene Senn, 75, of Hoopeston, IL

Visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August, 10, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A Masonic Service will be held at 12:30 P.M.  The funeral service will follow at 1:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Cathy Najmon officiating.  Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, IL.
 
Memorials may be made to the Iroquois Memorial Hospice 200 N. Laird Lane, Watseka, IL 60970 or to the Kennekuk County Park 22296 Henning Rd, Danville, IL 61834.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Donald’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Lawanda "Wanda" Ervin, 87, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Wanda Ervin’s Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Jake Callahan officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday at the church. Memorials may be made in Wanda’s name to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or to Grant Township Food Pantry.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Ervin’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with her family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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John C. Devine, 90 of Watseka

Arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

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Elaine R. Reed, 65 of Watseka

Arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

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Bernard A. Johnson, 96 of Watseka

Arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

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Juwanda Sue “Nannie Jo” Compton, 61, of Rantoul, IL, formerly of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Tuesday August 8, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday August 9, 2017 at the funeral home, with Julian Hernandez officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. 
 
Memorials may be made to Juwanda’s family.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Juwanda’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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William "Bill" Gossett, 48, of Rossville, formerly Hoopeston

Visitation for Bill will be from 3-5 PM on Sunday, August 13, 2017 with the service immediately following at the First Church of God on Route 9 in Hoopeston, IL. Memorials can be made to Heaven Nevaeh Healing Center, 67 Valley Mission Lane, Bedford, IN 47421; and to the Journey K Gossett Fund. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Bill’s life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on his memorial page at www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Joyce Ann Morgeson, 81, of Hoopeston, IL

Per her wishes, she will be cremated.  A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday August 9, 2017 at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. 
 
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Joyce's eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Jacob D. Rose, 12 of Cissna Park

Visitation:  9-11am Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Creekside Prairie in Cissna Park
Funeral:  11am, Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Creekside Prairie in Cissna Park
Burial will follow service at Cissna Park Cemetery

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Jane Elizabeth Chadwick Bush, 96 of Rossville

Interment will be held in Rossville Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:30 A.M.  In lieu of flowers, please remember Jane to the Rossville Historical Society or the Hoopeston Public Library.  Jane loved reading, antiques, people and world travel.  She is greatly missed. “She’ll always be my favorite mother.”
 
Visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Jane’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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Patrick Eugene "Pat" Coberly, 61, of Hoopeston, IL

Per his wishes, he will be cremated and no services will be held.
Memorials may be made in Pat's memory to the Hoopeston Public Library 110 N. 4th St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Pat's eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Bertha Hammerton, 107, of Peoria

Funeral services for Mrs. Hammerton will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Blurton Funeral Home, 309 East Washington Street, Hoopeston. Pastor Bruce McQuigg will officiate. Burial will be at Floral Hills Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to New Beginnings Church, Hoopeston, Illinois. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston to assist them in honoring Mrs. Hammerton’s life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Roy L. “Big Roy” Menzo, 65, of Hoopeston, IL

Cremation rites have been accorded and a graveside service will be held at 12:00 P.M. Friday July 28, 2017 at the Danville National Cemetery 1900 E. Main St. Danville, IL.
 
Memorials may be made to the family of Roy Menzo C/O Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Roy’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Robert Andrew Alkire, 67, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Robert Andrew Alkire’s Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the First Christian Church, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Tom Cici officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the Blurton Funeral Home Brown-Alkire Chapel.  Masonic Service will be held at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Masonic Lodge or the GAO Grotto.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Bob’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Kathryn Jane Seidler, 90, of Danville

A Celebration of Kathryn Jane Seidler’s Life will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2017, at St. James United Methodist Church, with Pastor’s Randall Robinson and Justin Snider officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Sunset Memorial Park.  Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday at St. James United Methodist Church.  Memorials may be made to the St. James United Methodist Church or the Bismarck United Methodist Church.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston to assist them in honoring Mrs. Seidler’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Norma White, 82, of Hoopeston, IL

Cremation rites will be accorded and no services will be held.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Norma’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences. 
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Shirley Moore, 79, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Monday July 24, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home, with Pastor Cathy Najmon officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to the Kankakee Valley Hospice 482 Main St NW, Bourbonnais, IL 60914; the Wellington United Methodist Church P.O. Box 112 Wellington, IL 60973 or the Ashkum United Methodist Church 208 N 3rd St, Ashkum, IL 60911.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view mom’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Mark Drollinger, 54, of Hoopeston

Mark Scott Drollinger, 54, of Hoopeston, IL., passed away at 6:45 A.M. Thursday, July 6, 2017 at his home. He was born April 22, 1963, in Danville, IL, the son of Ralph E. Drollinger and Beverly (Watson) Drollinger. Ralph survives in Hoopeston. He married Susan Ward on March 17, 2017 in Hoopeston. She survives in Hoopeston.
 
He is survived by one son, Patrick Drollinger of Hoopeston, IL; one step son, Chris Land of Ridgefarm, IL.; step mother V. Jean Taflinger Drollinger; one sister, Nina Drollinger of Rankin, IL., one step sister, Debra Mae (Lupe) Rivera of Grand Prairie, Texas; one step brother, Phil (Dee) Hollen of Dallas, Texas; an aunt, Bonnie Watson Swan; two uncles, Danny (Gale) Watson and Howard (Carol) Drollinger and several nieces and nephews.
 
He was preceded in death by his mother, sister, Vickie Drollinger (Roger) Beaty and grandparents.
 
Mark was Chief of Police for the City of Hoopeston. He was a former investigator for the Vermilion County Sherriff’s Department. He was also a former Vermilion County Board member and a Hoopeston City Council member. Mark served in the United States Air Force, was a member of the United States Golf Association, Hubbard Trail County Club, American Legion, Masonic Star Lodge 709, and the United Fund of Grant Township. He loved golfing at Hubbard Trail, the children’s time at the library, visiting the kids at the school, and getting together every Sunday with his buddies to watch the Bears games. He loved to visit the French Quarters in New Orleans and was an avid Chicago sports fan. Mark had an infectious laugh and a wicked sense of humor and he lived his life to the fullest.
 
A visitation will be held 3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Tuesday July 11, 2017 at the First Church of God 1004 E. Orange St. Hoopeston. Masonic rites will be held at 7:00 P.M. The funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. Wednesday July 12, 2017 at the First Church of God with Pastor Micah Mobley officiating. Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384. Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded following the funeral.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Explorer Post 511 301 W. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942 or the United Community Fund of Grant Township 525 S. Market St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.

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Sharon (Czeiszperger) Edwards, 63, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Mrs. Edward’s Life will be at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, July 8th, 2017, at the Girl Scout House in McFerren Park.  All are welcome to come and attend.   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family’s Go Fund Me page for Sharon Edwards funeral expenses.
The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, to assist them in honoring Sharon’s life.  Memories or photos may be sent to the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com
 

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Sharon Houmes, 84, of Acworth, GA

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. 

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Stephan Troxel, 57, of Hoopeston

Per his wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  A graveside service will be held 12:30 P.M.  Tuesday July 11, 2017 at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, with Pastor Jeff Alexander officiating.
 
 
 
Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Community Church of the Nazarene 402 E. Honeywell Ave. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
 
 
Visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Stephan’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

 

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Dorothy Marie Iungerich, 99, of Covington, Indiana, formerly of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Dorothy’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Private family burial will follow the service at East Lynn Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Dorothy’s name to the donor’s choice.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Dorothy’s life.  Memories of photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Herschel Brewster, 82, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Wednesday July 5, 2017 at the Chestnut Street Church of Christ 709 E. Chestnut St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 12:00 P.M. Wednesday at the church, with Pastor Gary Milton officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to the family of Herschel Brewster.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Herschel’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Tony L. Johnson, 57, of Wellington, IL

Tony L. Johnson, 57, of Wellington, IL., passed away at 10:54 A.M. Monday June 26, 2017 at his home in Wellington, IL.  He was born September 29, 1959, in Danville, IL, the son of Howard and Myrna (McNeely) Johnson.  He married Ava Neathery on September 17, 1983, in Hoopeston. She survives in Wellington.
 
He is survived by two sons, Tyler Lee Johnson (Jessica VanDerWal) of South Elgin, IL and Stewart Fulton Johnson of Hoopeston, IL; his parents of Hoopeston, IL; his mother-in-law, Ruth Neathery of Hoopeston, IL; two brothers, Greg (Kimberly) Johnson of Danville, IL and Daniel (Sarah) Johnson of Birmingham, MI; three sisters-in-law, Jill (Brian) Bell of Naples, FL, Pami Patterson of Hoopeston, IL and Tami Crawford of Hoopeston, IL; 15 nieces and nephews and 7 great nieces and nephews.
 
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his father-in-law, Jack Neathery, and two brothers-in-law, Robin Neathery and Marvin Crawford.
 
For several years, Tony worked at FMC until it closed. He then went to work for Silver Bros Construction.  For the last several years he was owner of Johnson Concrete Work.  He was a member of the First Christian Church of Hoopeston but he attended the Milford Christian Church.  He enjoyed fishing, camping, drawing, and going to concerts and hanging out with his friends.  He was always there for his boys and his family.
 
A visitation will be held 3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Friday June 30, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St.  Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday July 1, 2017 at the funeral home with Pastor Brent Zastrow and Pastor Gary Milton officiating.  Burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Stockland Gym Maintenance and to the Wellington-Greer Fire Department.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Tony’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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Roy L. “Big Roy” Menzo, 65, of Hoopeston

Cremation rites will be accorded and a service will be held at a later date.
 
Memorials may be made to the family of Roy Menzo C/O Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Erick Adams-Esgrow, 38 formerly of Armstrong, IL

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be 10 AM July 1, 2017 in the Middlefork Methodist Church.  Following a graveside service in the Partlow Cemetery there will be visitation and potluck at the Potomac American Legion building until 4 PM.  Please come and share memories.  Memorials can be made to Faith Mission, Wichita Falls, TX. Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac is assisting the family.

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Sharon L. Edwards, 63, of Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston.

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Phyllis Jean Bezely, 83, of Danville, formerly of Potomac

The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, to assist them in honoring Phyllis’s life.  Memories or photos may be sent to the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com

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Betty Jean Warf, 88, of Danville, IL

Per her wishes, she will be cremated.  A visitation will be held 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. Saturday June 17, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 6:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home, with Gary Warf officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date.
 
Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Betty’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Inez Lorraine McBeath, 89, of Hoopeston

 

A Celebration of Mrs. McBeath’s Life will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017, at Blurton Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Cici officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or Donor’s Choice.  The family have entrusted Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. McBeath’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

 

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Pyllis Jean Bezely, 83, of Danville, formerly of Potomac

Arrangements are pending.  Blurton Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Bret “Fritter” Hufford, 50, of Lynnville, IN

A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Monday June 12, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday June 13, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home with Pastor Matt Stump officiating.  Burial will be at Rossville Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be made to the Rossville United Methodist Church or the donor’s choice.
 
Visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Bret’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Eleanor Jane Field, 91, of Wellington, IL

Per her wishes, she will be cremated.  A visitation will be held 2:00-5:00 P.M. Sunday June 18, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday June 19, 2017 at the funeral home, with Pastor Cathy Najmon officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.  
Memorials may be made to the Wellington United Methodist Church P.O. Box 112 Wellington, IL 60973.
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Eleanor's eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Eleanor Field, 91, of Wellington, IL

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. 

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