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Susan Marie Parker Foley Henning, 76, of Hoopeston

Susan Marie Parker Foley Henning, 76, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 9:42 A.M. Thursday April 19, 2018 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center.  She was born February 8, 1942 in Hoopeston, IL, the daughter of Paul “Pete” and Helen (Cordes) Parker.  She married Donald Ray Foley Sr. and later married Melvin Henning on June 9, 1967 in Hoopeston.  He survives in Hoopeston. 

She is also survived by one daughter, Patricia Lynn Asselin of Ward, AR; four sons, Donald Ray Foley Jr. of Wellington, IL, Ralph Wayne Foley of Knoxville, TN, Charles Dale Henning of Lafayette, IN, and Patrick Earl Henning of Hoopeston, IL; one sister, Roberta Willis of Eufaula, AL; three brothers, Marion (Patricia) Parker of Hoopeston, IL, Charles (Cathy) Parker of Hoopeston, IL and Tom (Linda) Parker of Malvern, AL; 11 grandchildren, Madeline, Hayden, Carolyn,  Rian, Cameron, Riley, Zachary, Waylon, Christian, Dylan, and Aubrey; 3 great-grandchildren, Carson, Nolan, and Rhylen; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Bob Hendricks; and one brother-in-law, Cecil Willis.

Susan’s first job was with Margie Gaff as a car hop at The Shack in Hoopeston.  She then worked in Early Childhood Development in Danville at Central Christian and the Center for Children’s Services.  She later became a homemaker, caring for her family.  She served as a den mother for Cub Scouts and a room mother for her children at school.  Susan loved to cook, crochet, and spend time with her grandchildren.  She also loved watching ballgames, especially her grandchildren’s and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

A visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Monday April 23, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M Tuesday April 24, 2018 at the funeral home, with Rev. Frank Laci officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN  38105-3678.

Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Susan’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Penelope Pearl Keith, 77, of Wellington

Penelope Pearl Keith, 77, of Wellington, IL, passed away at 3:49 P.M. Tuesday April 17, 2018, at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, IL.  She was born June 1, 1940, in Watseka, IL, the daughter of Clifford and Hazel (Bell) Smith.  She married Thomas C. Keith on September 28, 1957, in Sheldon, Indiana.  He survives in Wellington.

She is also survived by two daughters, Debra Keith of Danville, IL and Lisa Rath of West Frankfort, IL; two sons, Timothy (Penny) Keith of Monroe, GA and Tony Keith of Loganville, GA; 2 granddaughters; 2 grandsons; 2 great-granddaughters; 2 great-grandsons; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Jean (Bud) Feller; and one brother, Eddie (Mickey) Smith.

Penelope worked at Howard Industries.  She later worked at Grant Ross Credit Union in Hoopeston and then at CCMSI in Danville, IL.  She enjoyed volunteering for the Jerry Lewis MDA and playing the piano and organ.  Penelope also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and loved to play on pogo.com.

Per her wishes, she will be cremated.  A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Monday April 23, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  No burial will be held.

Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500 Chicago, Illinois 60606.

Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Penelope’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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M. "Mike" Ward, 94 of Hoopeston, Formerly of Holmes Beach, FL.

M. "Mike" Ward, 94 of Hoopeston, Formerly of Holmes Beach, FL. 

 

Arrangments are pending with Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. 

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Michael E. Edwards, 65, of Hoopeston

  Michael E. Edwards, 65, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 11:49 A.M. Monday April 16, 2018 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center.  He was born January 2, 1953, in Danville, IL, the son of Fred and Hazel Lois (Brock) Edwards.  He married Laura Kinsey on August 21, 1976 in Monticello, IN.  She survives in Hoopeston.

He is also survived by two daughters, Michelle (Erik Flesher) Sloan of Hoopeston, IL and Dawn Edwards of Hoopeston, IL; two sons, Jeremy Edwards of Hoopeston, IL and Scott Edwards of Champaign, IL; one sister, Beverly (Ernie) Park of Kentucky; and 6 grandchildren, Chloe Edwards, Rycelynne Sloan, Arianna Arredondo, Audrey Olson, Adian Arredondo, and Austin Arredondo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Michael served in the United States Army for four years and the National Guard for eight years.  While in the military, he was a telephone lineman.  After the military, he worked at Monon Trailer until his retirement.  Michael enjoyed golfing, paintball, and Civil War era muzzleloading.    

Cremation rites will be accorded and a visitation will be held 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. Sunday April 22, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  Burial will be held at a later date.  Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Michael’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Rebecca Klotzbach, 68, of Rossville

ecca Jean (Marshall) Klotzbach, 68, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 4:15 A.M. Monday April 16, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.  She was born May 27, 1949, in Paxton, IL      the daughter of Wayne and Mary (Randish) Marshall.  She married David Klotzbach on June 25, 1971 at the Methodist Chapel in Rantoul, IL.  He survives in Rossville, IL.

She is also survived by her mother, Mary Marshall; two daughters, Nicole Gregory of Rossville, IL and Alexis (Paul) Tomaso of Carol Stream, IL; one son, Ryan (Lauryn) Klotzbach of Elgin, IL; one sister, Sue (David) Walder of Cissna Park, IL; two brothers, Bob (Bethanie) Marshall of Kellart Lake, IL and Ted (Dawn) Marshall of Cave Creek, AZ; four grandchildren, Molly and Erin Gregory and Pauli and Josephine Tomaso; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Wayne Marshall and one nephew, Dustin Marshall.

Rebecca worked in Commercial Ad Sales for the News-Gazette from 1971-1972.  She later worked in bookkeeping and was a retail associate for Michael’s Craft Store from 1989-2012.  She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Rankin, where she served as a lay person and the secretary for the Grace Lutheran Church Council.  Rebecca was active in organizing and distributing food pantry supplies, made hats for chemo patients, hats and mittens for school age children, and made burial garments for the Preemie Project.  She was an organ donor and two-gallon blood donor.  She was an avid knitter and taught others to knit.  Rebecca also loved baking, attending musicals, and spent countless hours maintaining burial plots of family and friends at Rankin Cemetery.

Per her wishes, she will be cremated.

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Mildred Owen, 91, of Hoopeston

Mildred Susan (Page) Owen, 91, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 3:07 P.M. Friday April 13, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was born June 4, 1926, in Glasgow, KY, the daughter of Buford Hayden and Jenna Jewel (Wells) Page. She married Cecil Sewell Owen on June 17, 1944, in Glasgow, KY. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by four daughters, Joyce Giardina of Joliet, IL, Marilyn (Steve) Unger of Hoopeston, IL, Sharon (Don) Dixon of Hoopeston, IL, and Cindy (Dan) Houmes of Phoenix, AZ; one son, Steven (Christy) Owen of Orangeville, IL; one sister-in-law, Roxie Page of Hoopeston, IL; one brother, Max (Esther) Page of Hoopeston, IL; 18 grandchildren, Todd (Maureen) Giardina, Kim (Tom) Roberson, Evan (Danielle) Giardina, Nathan (Lani) Unger, Seth (Susanne) Unger, Abigail (Troy) Budke, Colleen (Andy) Edington, Heather, Caleb, Melissa, Jonathan, Joshua, Matthew, and Micah Owen, Danielle (Bryan) Root, Adria (Dayton) Banas, and Ridge and Braze Houmes; 17 great-grandchildren, Nichole (Jim) Mitchell, Holly Giardina, Tom, Tyler and Tim (Kendra) Roberson, Ruby Joy Giardina, Earl, Mikayla, Evelyn, Owen, Isaac, Elsie, and Oliver Unger, Isaiah Budke, Haley Edington, Jubilee and Boaz Root, and 2 more on the way. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 sisters, Maynard Byers, Louise Boyles, and Maezell Pearson; 3 brothers, Milton Page, Bill Page, and Earl Page; 2 nieces; and 1 nephew.
Mildred was a homemaker. She attended the First Baptist Church in Hoopeston. She enjoyed playing weekly card games with her siblings and loved to host family gatherings and the annual Labor Day Owen family reunion.
A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Saturday April 21, 2018 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. Saturday at the funeral home with Steven Owen officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church 323 E. Seminary Ave. Hoopeston, IL 60942 or the Hoopeston United Methodist Church 403 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.

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Dennis Bright 59 of Rankin

Dennis Bright 59 of Rankin

 

Private Services will be held at a later date. 

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James Caspers 67 of Cissna Park

James Caspers 67 of Cissna Park

 

Graveside Services will be 11am Monday April 10th at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Cissna Park. 

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Norma Cox, 80, of Hoopeston

Norma Lee Cox, 80, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 7:50 A.M. Friday April 6, 2018, at her home.  She was born September 26, 1937, in Hoopeston, IL, the daughter of Jesse and Ruby (Shields) Moore.  She married Charlie H. Cox on February 15, 1992.  He preceded her in death. 

She is survived by one daughter, Brenda (Steve) Holland of Hoopeston, IL; four sons, Terry (Cheryl) Mullen of Williamsport, IN, Robert (Kathy) Mullen of Sturgis, MI, Greg Mullen of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Tim (Rene`) Mullen of Monticello, IN; one sister, Donna Moore of Hoopeston, IL; 16 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and four brothers, Bob Philips, Walter Moore, Gary Moore, and Marvin Butch Moore.

Norma worked at Scranton’s in Hoopeston.  She later worked at CBS and then Publix Food and Pharmacy until her retirement.  She was a member of the Hoopeston United Methodist Church, where she was also a member of the United Methodist Women.  Norma enjoyed volunteering for Meals on Wheels, cooking, bowling, and making crafts.  She also enjoyed traveling, taking walks, and loved spending time with her family. 

Cremation rites will be accorded.  A visitation will be held 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Wednesday April 11, 2018 at the Hoopeston United Methodist Church 403 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the church, with Pastor Cathy Najmon officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carle Hospice 611 W. Park St. Urbana, IL 61801.

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Rhonda Schramm, 38, of Indianapolis, IN

Rhonda Gayle Schramm, 38, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away at 11:00 A.M. Monday April 2, 2018 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, IN.  She was born January 16, 1980, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Albert John “A.J.” Schramm and Jenny Gernand.

She is survived by her mother, Jenny Gernand of Rossville, IL; two daughters, Maleah Morlan of Rossville, IL and Rhionna Johnson of Indianapolis, IN; one son, Robbie Haas of Bismarck, IL; one sister, Michelle (Eric) Overfelt of Greenwood, IN; one brother, Michael Matthews of Greenwood, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Albert Schramm; and grandparents, Albert Wesley and Nadene Schramm and Harold and Adeline Gernand.

Rhonda loved her family.  She had a soft heart and also loved her animals.  You could always go to her home and see a pet that she had taken in.   

Cremation rites have been accorded, and a visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Saturday April 14, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.   A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 12:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home, with Rev. Matt Stump officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Rhonda’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

 

 

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

 

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Martin Lee Bice, 78, of Potomac

Martin Lee Bice, 78, of Potomac, passed away at 12:08 a.m. Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Heartland Manor Care, in Paxton.

Mr. Bice was born on December 30, 1939, in Sycamore, Alabama, the son of William and Jewel (Duncan) Bice.  He married Eleanor Childs on March 10, 1964, in Duluth, Minnesota.  She preceded him in death on June 12, 2005.

He is survived by four sons- Brian (Sarah) Bice of Loda, David Bice of Potomac, Scott Bice of Armstrong and Randy Bice of Ludlow; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three brothers- Billy Bice, Johnny Bice and Tommy Bice all of Alabama; five sisters- Betty Ricks of Alabama, Daisy (Fred) Hottensen of Senoia, Georgia, Brenda (Bobby) Davis, Diane (David) Dennis and Joan (Jody) Thornton all of Alabama; four sisters-in-law- Faye Bice of Alabama, Margaret Edberg, Maxine Lear and Edith Hill all of Minnesota; five brothers-in-law- Thomas Childs, James Childs, Chuck Childs, Glen Childs and Dan Childs all of Minnesota; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter-in-law- Judy Bice, two brothers- Marland and Roy Bice, and one sister-in-law- Sarah Childs.

Mr. Bice enlisted in the United States Air Force, in 1963 and retired from Chanute Air Force Base, in 1983.  He was a member of Potomac American Legion Post #428.   He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and mowing his grass.  He also loved stock car racing and watching football and NASCAR.

A Celebration of Martin Lee Bice's Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac, with Pastor Sally Swaim officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  He will be laid to rest following the services in Potomac Cemetery, with full military honors conducted by the Potomac American Legion and Illinois Patriot Guard.  Memorials may be made to the Potomac American Legion Post #428.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Bice's life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at: www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

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Robert M. Rickart, 90, of Hoopeston

Robert M. Rickart, 90, of Hoopeston, passed away at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Hoopeston Carle Hospital, in Hoopeston, Illinois.

Mr.Rickart was born on September 21, 1927, in Rankin, Illinois, the son of Lora and Edna (Grimes) Rickart.  He married Lillie Belle (McBride) Rickart on June 28, 1947.  She precedes him in death.

He is also survived by five daughters- Marsha (Lloyd) Blackwell of Byrdstown, Tennessee, Brenda (Raleigh) Marlin of Christiana, Tennessee, Roberta Grether, Riverbank, California, Bonnie(Steve) Howell  of Hoopeston, Betty (Allen) Edwards of Bismarck, Illinois; son- Bobby(Dorothy)Rickart of Hoopeston Illinois ;fourteen grandchildren- Lori, Robyn, Jeremy, Raleigh, Ricky, Angela, Michelle, Deana, Shelly, Kelly, Steve Jr, Holly, Renee and Kyle ; 27 great-grandchildren & 2 great great -grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Lillie Belle, daughter- Connie Rickart and granddaughter- Brandy Rickart.

Mr. Rickart served in the United States Navy-.  He worked as a methods clerk at FMC for over 40 years.  He was a member and past Commander of the Hoopeston VFW. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, going to the casinos, taking car rides and to view wildlife. He loved his family and he will be greatly missed by them.

A Celebration of Robert Rickart’s Life will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2018, at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, with Steve Unger officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, funeral services to immediately follow.  He will be laid to rest in Mann’s Chapel Cemetery. Military Rites will be accorded by Hoopeston American Legion Post #384.  Memorials may be made to Hoopeston VFW, American Legion or donor’s choice.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Rickart’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com

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Ann M. Morgan, 66, of Potomac

 

Ann Marie Morgan, 66, of Potomac, passed away at 10:26 a.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, in Danville.

Ann was born on August 9, 1951, in Danville, the daughter of Allan and Lillian (Holt) Criblez.  She married Larry Morgan on August 19, 1974, at the Potomac Church of Christ.  He survives.

She is also survived by her mother Lillian Criblez of Potomac; three children- Matthew (Amy) Morgan of Champaign, Becky (Brian) Russell of Fairmount and Timothy (Niki) Morgan of Danville; eight grandchildren-Cohen Jancola, Alexa Jancola, Ashton Morgan, Mackenzie Russell, Macie Russell, Morgan Russell, Alli-Jo Rodgers and Casey-Jo Morgan; one brother- Robert Criblez of Potomac; three sisters- Kay Stevens of Arvada, Colorado, Mary Criblez of Westminster, Colorado and Julie (Jack) Moore of Potomac; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and two brothers-in-law- Lee Stevens and Leon Whitcanack.

Ann graduated from Armstrong High School, in 1969.  She then attended Lakeview College of Nursing in Danville, where she graduated from in 1972.  Ann started working as an R.N. at Lakeview Hospital in 1972, and worked there until her retirement in 2012.  She was a member of the Psi Iota Xi-Iota Theta Chapter Sorority, where they are involved in helping local organizations.   Ann was a very active member of the Number Ten Church of Christ.  She enjoyed her cats, flowers, doing jig saw puzzles, traveling to the Rocky Mountains and helping others.  Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  Ann loved to go and watch their baseball and softball games. 

A Celebration of Ann's Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the Number Ten Church of Christ, in Potomac, with Pastor Ted Rohde officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac.  Ann will be laid to rest in Embury Cemetery following the services.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Number Ten Church of Christ.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Ann's life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

 

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Marjorie L. Judy, 88, of Potomac

Marjorie L. Judy, 88, of Potomac, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at her home.

Marjorie was born June 3, 1929 in Thawville, the daughter of Lester and Hazel Norvel Forrest. She married David Judy on June 22, 1947 in Potomac and he survives.

Besides her husband, David Judy of Potomac, she is survived by ten children, Stanley (Gari) Judy of Potomac, Denis (Gina) Judy of Potomac, Eric (Trina) Judy of Potomac, Brian (Sandy) Judy of Potomac, Steven (Lisa) Judy of Potomac, Dawn (Larry) Bridges of Mansfield, TX, Kevin (Lora Jean) Judy of Homer, Diane (Brian) Sieg of Rochelle, IL, Debbie Judy of Potomac, Matthew (Tanya) Judy of Loda; one brother, Glen (Rheta) Forrest of Potomac, nineteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Ralph Forrest; two sisters, Juanita Thompson and Yvonne Rush; and one son, David L. Judy.

Mrs. Judy was a member of Middlefork United Methodist Church in Potomac. Marjorie enjoyed gardening and flowers.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Middlefork United Methodist Church in Potomac. Chip Mattis will officiate. Burial will follow at Wallace Chapel Cemetery in Potomac.

Memorials may be made to Carle Hospice or American Heart Association.

Arrangements by Knapp Funeral Home in Rankin.

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Marsha Kay Inman, 62, of Shelburn, Indiana, formerly of Hoopeston

Marsha Kay Inman, 62, of Shelburn, Indiana, formerly of Hoopeston, passed away at 6:58 p.m. est. Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Union Hospital, in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Marsha was born on April 23, 1955, in Huntington, Indiana, the daughter of Harry W. Bieber and Patricia (Miller) Marks.  She married Ronald Inman in Bloomington, Indiana.  He preceded her in death on March 22, 2015.

She is survived by one daughter- Cathy Elston of Indiana; three sons- Billy B. Bieber of Illinois, Ricky J. Beiber of Indiana and Raymond Pruitt of Indiana; one brother- William L. Bieber of Indiana; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son- Steven Bieber.

Marsha enjoyed fishing, crafting, collecting things and throwing her coffee spoons.

A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2018, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Tom Cici.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.  According to her wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  Memorials may be made to the Grant Township Food Cupboard.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Marsha’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

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Roberta M. Spencer, 77, of Rossville

Roberta M. Spencer, 77, of Rossville, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Accolade Healthcare, in Paxton.

Mrs. Spencer was born on December 18, 1940, in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of Ernest and Leola (Lanham) Queen.  She married Robert W. Spencer on March 25, 1961, at the United Methodist Church, in Rossville.  He preceded her in death on June 19, 2001.

She is survived by three daughters- Maria (Brad) Reifsteck of Henning, Belinda (Richard) Roberts of Rankin and Loretta (Rob) Enlow of Champaign; one son- Anthony Spencer of Joliet; twelve grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter- Coleen D. Spencer and two brothers- Larry C. Queen and Merle W. Queen.

Roberta graduated from Rossville High School.  She worked as an EMT in Rossville for several years.  Roberta was active in the USO and she enjoyed playing cards, dice, Jeep racing and was an avid Bears and Illini fan. 

A Celebration of Roberta Spencer’s Life will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2018, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Matt Stump officiating.  Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.  She will be laid to rest following the service in Rossville Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.  The family have entrusted Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Roberta’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

 

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Earl F. Donley, 80, of Cissna Park

Earl F. Donley, 80, of Cissna Park passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka.

Earl was born August 5, 1937 in Danville, the son of Elmer and Louise Burroughs Donley. He married Mary Lee Messman on January 26, 1958 in Broadlands, IL and she survives.
Besides his wife, Mary Lee Donley of Cissna Park, he is survived by his mother, Louise Donley of Oakwood; two brothers and one sister, Bob (Kay) Donley of Danville, Betty (Earl) Plotner of Platte City, MO, and Gene Donley of Westville; one daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Zollar Donley of Hoopeston; three grandchildren, Dylan, Carly, and Michael Donley; and one great granddaughter, Harper Donley.

He was preceded in death by his father and two sons, Mark and David.

Mr. Donley was owner and operator of Earl Donley Trucking and farmed for over fifty years. He enjoyed trapshooting, his Camaro, eating at truck stops, and riding his motorcycle. Earl loved teasing people and having fun.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the 2:00 p.m. funeral service on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park. Deacon Pat Skelly will officiate. Burial will follow at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

Memorials may be made to the family or St. John’s Lutheran Church at Ash Grove.

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James Francis "Jim" Glover, 83, of Hoopeston

James Francis “Jim” Glover, 83, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:45 A.M. Friday March 9, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.  He was born July 21, 1934, in Lincoln, IL, the son of Ralph and Beulah (Tyler) Glover.  He married Joyce Barnes on March 13, 1954 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Danville, IL.  She survives in Hoopeston.

He is also survived by one daughter, Vicki Lynn (George) Glover-Atkins of Marion, IN; one son, Bradley Eugene Glover of Hoopeston, IL; sisters, Gwendolyn Glover Brown and Marcia Dobkins Smith both of Hoopeston, IL and twin sister, Joan Binkley of Champaign, IL; one brother, Ralph Lester Glover of Mountain Grove, MO; 4 grandchildren, Mandy Lynn Schunke Capp, Joy Lynn Paray Parker, Bradley James Glover, and Jamee Mae Coon; 8 great-grandchildren, Abagail, Madison, Logan, Austin, Jaxon, Armani, Payton, and Brayden; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 sisters; and 4 brothers.

Jim worked at FMC in Hoopeston for forty years, until his retirement.  He attended the First Church of God in Hoopeston and served as a past-president of the North Fork Conservation Club.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday March 13, 2018 at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, IL, with Pastor Hunter Tibbs officiating.  Burial will follow.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Jim’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

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Joni Johnson, 62, of Potomac

Joni Johnson, 62, of Potomac,

 
  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 at Blurton Funeral Home, Potomac, Illinois. They family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Johnson’s life. 

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Daniel Raymond Starkey "Danny Ray", 46 of rural Loda

Daniel Raymond Starkey “Danny Ray”, 46 of rural Loda passed away at 4:22 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in rural Clarence.

 

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E Pells Street, Paxton with Rev. Debra Domeier officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.Daniel Raymond Starkey “Danny Ray”, 46 of rural Loda passed away at 4:22 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in rural Clarence.

 

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E Pells Street, Paxton with Rev. Debra Domeier officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.

 

Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at the funeral home.

 

 

Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at the funeral home.

 

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Harold E Hinzman Sr., 79 of Polk City, FL formally of Hoopeston

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, at Haven's Assembly of God Church Lakeland, FL at 11am

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John D. Cox, 79, of Potomac

A Celebration of John Cox’s Life will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac, with Pastor Randy Walters officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  He will be laid to rest in Potomac Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Middlefork Ambulance Service.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Cox’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com

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Harry Marshall "Dick" Allen, 82, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 9, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Cathy Najmon 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 Dick’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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Austin Lee Rhodes III, 20, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday March 9, 2018 at the Hoopeston First Church of God 1004 E. Orange St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday March 10, 2018 at the church, with Pastor Dan First officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to Austin’s son, Novic, for his education C/O Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Austin’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Anna Morrison, 60, of Hoopeston, IL

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

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Michael Raymond "Mick" Farrell, 74, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. on Monday, February 26, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. 60942.  The funeral mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 423 S. 3rd St. Hoopeston, IL, with Father Ted Pracz officiating.  Burial will follow at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston with military rites being accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384.
 
 Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
 
 Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Mick’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 

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Dale Blackford, 93 of Rossville, IL

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday February 24, 2018 at the Potomac Church of the Nazarene, 206 E. State St. Potomac, IL, with Brian Blackford officiating.  Burial will follow in Partlow Cemetery in Armstrong, IL.  Military rites will be accorded by the Potomac American Legion Post 428 and the Illinois Patriot Guard.
 
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Dale’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Charles W. Biggs, 75, of Milford, IL

A private service will be held.
 
 
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Charles’ eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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Warren W. Harms Jr., 52, of Hoopeston

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston.  Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  The Harms family has requested that any memorials be made to the family of Denise Ried.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on Warren’s everlasting memorial page at:  www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

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Sandra L. Henclewski, 65, of Hoopeston

According to the families wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  There will be no services scheduled at this time.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Henclewski’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

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Leonard Eugene Fleenor, 77 of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Leonard’s Life will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Blurton Funeral Home, Hoopeston, with Pastor Tom Cici officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hoopeston American Legion Post # 384.  Mr. Fleenor will be laid to rest in Floral Hill Cemetery, with full military rites conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion Post # 384. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Leonard’s life. Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at: www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

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Erma Emily Cade, 98, of Cheneyville, IL

Cremation rites will be accorded and a burial will be held at a later date.
Erma’s family would like to give a special thanks to the Carle Hospice staff, Beth, Margie, Valarie, and Debra.
Memorials may be made in Erma’s memory to the Hoopeston Public Library 110 N. 4th St. Hoopeston, IL or to the donor’s choice.
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Erma’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Denise Louise Ried, 59, of Wellington, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Monday February 12, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday February 13, 2018 at the Rossville Church of Christ 514 E. Attica St. Rossville, IL, with Pastor Kevin Purdy officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.  
Memorials may be made to Ends Cycling 2701 Cleveland Ave. Ste. 200 Fort Myers, FL 33901 or the Rossville Church of Christ 514 E. Attica St. Rossville, IL 60963.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Denise’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.  
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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James Richard "Jim" McCormick, 71, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Friday, February 9, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 10, 2018 with Pastor Bruce McQuigg officiating.  Following the service Military Rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384 at the funeral home.  Cremation Rites will be accorded and a burial will be held at a later date at Danville National Cemetery.

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Nancy K. Pelham, 69 of Milford, IL

Visitation 1 hour prior to memorial service, which will be at 2pm Friday, February 9 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford

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John A. Mikel, 46 of Chesaning, Michigan formerly of Rossville, IL

His funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday February 8th , 2018 at the Misiuk Funeral Home of Chesaning Michigan. Pastor Dan Mikel will officiate. A luncheon will follow the funeral at Trinity United Methodist Church. Private Burial will be later date at Wildwood Cemetery in Chesaning Township.

 
Memorials can be submitted in lieu of flowers to the Chesaning Boy Scout Troop 335.
You may leave a condolence or light a candle on his obituary page at misiukfuneralhome.com
 

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Randy Weber, 60 of Ambia, IN

A visitation will be held 10a-1p, Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.  The funeral service will follow the visitation at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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Doris Faye Petty, 67, of Hoopeston, IL

A Celebration of the Life of Doris Faye Petty will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Tom Cici officiating.  Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.  She will be laid to rest following the services in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the family.  They family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Petty’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

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Ralph Stockwill, 92, of Potomac, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 -6:00 P.M. Thursday January 25, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday January 26, 2018 at the funeral home, with Pastor Dan Hunt officiating.  Burial will follow in Gundy Cemetery in Bismarck, IL.  Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384.
 
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Ralph’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.  
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Samuel P. "Sam" Browne, Jr., 67, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. Sunday January 21, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will be begin at 4:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home, with Steve Unger officiating.  Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384.  Following the service, cremation rites will be accorded, and burial will be held at a later date
 
Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384 or the Hoopeston American Legion Honor Guard, 502 E. Penn St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Sam’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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James "Jim" Norton Crawford Sr., 75, of Potomac, IL

A Celebration of Mr. Crawford’s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac, with Pastor Karen Jersild officiating.  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  He will be laid to rest in Partlow Cemetery following the services.  Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Crawford’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Pamela Lou King Leonard, 63 of Thomasboro, IL

Graveside service will be held at 11:30am on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Collison Cemetery in Collison, Illinois with Pastor Sally Swaim officiating. Visitation will be held at 10am to 11am on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Champaign Humane Society. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Pamela’s life.

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LaDonna Lynn "Donnie" Aldis, 44, of Danville, IL

Cremation rites have been accorded and a service will be held at a later date.
 
LaDonna was a homemaker.  She loved her family and her grandchildren were her life.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view LaDonna’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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Elizabeth Rose Crozier, 79, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 4:30 – 7:00 P.M. Thursday January 11, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday January 12, 2018 at the funeral home, with Pastor David Meece officiating.  Burial will follow in Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland, IL.
 
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Elizabeth’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Iona Ree Smith, 85, of Rossville, IL

A Celebration of Iona’s Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2018, at Blurton Funeral Home, with Pastor Scott Davis officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Following the services she will be cremated and will be laid to rest at a later date in Rossville Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Danville Dialysis Services.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Iona’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Richard Brian Cress, 89, of Urbana, IL, formerly of Hoopeston, IL

Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.  A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Friday January 12, 2018 at the Hoopeston United Methodist Church 403 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 12:00 P.M. Friday at the church, with Pastor Cathy Najmon officiating.  Burial will be held Monday January 15, 2018 at the Riverside Public Cemetery in Riverside, Iowa. 
 
Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston United Methodist Church 403 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Richard’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements. 

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Elizabeth Crozier, 79, of Hoopeston, IL

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.

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Mary Lou Schuske, 67, of Hoopeston, IL

Cremation rites will be accorded.  A visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday January 12, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  No burial will be held.
 
Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Animal Rescue Team 901 W. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942 or the Hoopeston Public Library 110 N. 4th St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
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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William Dale Edwards, 80, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 -7:00 P.M. Wednesday January 10, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday January 11, 2018 at the funeral home, with Pastor Jeff Alexander officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Dale’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Donald E. Mayberry, 67, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Donald’s Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Blurton Funeral Home, with Steve Unger officiating.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.  He will be laid to rest in Floral Hill Cemetery following the services.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Donald’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Lisa Marie Nolan, 52, of Hoopeston, IL

Cremation rites will be accorded and a visitation will be held 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. Friday January 5, 2018 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. Friday at the funeral home, with Rev. Wade Meranda officiating.  No burial will be held.
 
 
 
Memorials may be made to Jacob for his education.
 
 
 
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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Carlyle V. Alexander, 93, of Danville

A Celebration of Mr. Alexander’s Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Brent Zathrow officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  He will be laid to rest in Floral Hill Cemetery following the services.  Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Alexander’s life.  Memories and condolences may be sent to the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Evelyn Marie Dain, 91, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Saturday December 30, 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. Saturday at the funeral home, with Pastor Molly and Robert Norris officiating.  Burial will be held at 1:30 P.M. Sunday December 31, 2017 at Park Cemetery in Ogdensburg, WI.
 
Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston United Methodist Church 403 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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Raymojean "Jean" Carl, 80, of Cissna Park, IL

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, December 29, 2017 at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, IL, with Terry Polson officiating.  Burial will follow.
 
 
 
Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Animal Shelter 901 W. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942 or to the Christian Bible Church 1202 E. 200 North Rd. Cissna Park, IL 60924.
 
 
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Jean’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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Eric Longest, 52, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Eric Longest’s Life will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 29, 2017, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Tom Cici officiating.  Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.  He will be laid to rest in Floral Hill Cemetery, with full military honors conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion.  Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Eric’s life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:   www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Rebecca Mathews, 53

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. 

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Wanda Mae Seaton Cox, 92, of Urbana

A Celebration of Wanda Mae Seaton Cox’s Life will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 22, 2017, at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston, with Pastor Cathy Najmon officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  She will be laid to rest in Rossville Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the family.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Cox’s life.  Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Sandra J. Hughes, 76, of Rossville, IL

A visitation will be held 11:30am-1pm Friday, December 22, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.  The service will follow at 1pm with Larry Baughn officiating.  The burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. 

 

Memorials may be made to Heritage Health Care Tree Grove

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Dolores Grae Schellhardt, "Dee", 92, of Hoopeston, IL

Funeral services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 915 E. Orange St., Hoopeston, IL, on Thursday, December 21, at 11:00 A.M., with Rev. Wade Meranda officiating.  Visitation will be held at Anderson Funeral Home, 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL, on Wednesday, December 20 from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.  Burial will be in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. 
 
 
 
Memorials can be made to the Hoopeston Public Library 110 N. 4th St. Hoopeston, IL 60942 or the First Presbyterian Church 915 E. Orange St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
 
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to views Dee’s eternal tribute and to send the family condolences.
 
 
 
Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Ronald Longest, 76, of Hoopeston

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Beverly Maxine Rush, 87, of Bismarck

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at Gundy Cemetery, in Bismarck, with Pastor Miles Clark officiating.  Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Beverly's life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Fern Louise Johnson, 82, of Hoopeston, IL

The family would like to thank the staff of Heritage Health and Iroquois Memorial Hospice for all their care and support.
 
Private family services will be held.
 
In lieu of flowers, 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 Fern’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Wanda Jean White, 70, of Danville

A Celebration of Wanda Jean White’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac, with Pastor Sally Swaim officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Jean will be laid to rest in Rossville Cemetery following the services.  Memorials may be made to the family.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Jean’s life.  Memories or condolences may be sent to the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Ted Michael Baer, 76, of Danville

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, December 15, 2017, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac, with Rabbi Barry Marks officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Ted will be laid to rest in Spring Hill Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Worksource Enterprises.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Ted's life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Schelle Renelle Taylor, 26, of Hoopeston, IL

Cremation rites will be accorded, and a visitation will be held 10:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Burnside Community Baptist Church, 645 E. 91st Place, Chicago, IL.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the church. 
 
Memorials may be made to the family of Schelle Taylor.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Schelle’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Lori Nichole Wilson, 43, of Hoopeston, IL

Lori Nichole Wilson, 43, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 2:23 A.M. Friday December 8, 2017, at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston, IL.  She was born July 28, 1974, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Roger and Linda (Lindley) Meeker.  She married Jammie Ray Wilson on September 19, 1992 in Hoopeston.  He survives in Hoopeston.
 
She is also survived by two daughters, Sydney (Zach) Wilson-Puralewski of Terre Haute, IN and Alivia Wilson of Hoopeston, IL; one son, Chase Wilson of Hoopeston, IL; one sister, Jill Meeker Shaw of Galesburg, IL; two sisters-in-law, Charlotte Wilson of Hoopeston, IL and Kayla Wilson of Hoopeston, IL; and 11 nieces and nephews. 
 
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Joyce Lindley; father-in-law, Lannie Wilson and mother-in-law, Joyce Wilson.
 
Lori was a homemaker.  She also owned a daycare and Graphics & Signs by Lori for many years.  She attended New Beginnings Church in Hoopeston and enjoyed reading her devotionals and listening to Kenneth and Gloria Copeland.  She volunteered at her church, the school and Maple PTO.  Lori loved the beach and going to Florida with her family.  She also enjoyed racing with her husband and family and the love of her life was her kids and family.
 
A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Tuesday December 12, 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 Mike and Deb Robling officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to a college fund for Lori’s children.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Lori’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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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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