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Keith Breeling, 83 Watseka

Visitation:  Thursday, December 18th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, December 18th at 6:00 p.m. at Knapp Fuenral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Friday, December 19th at 10:00 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Eugene F. Neisewander, 88 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, December 16th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, December 17th at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in L’Erable
Burial:  L’Erable Catholic Cemetery

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Joseph “Joey” Carl Jones, 60, of Hoopeston, formerly of Columbia, Kentucky

A Celebration of Mr. Jones Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014, at the Blurton Funeral Home, 309 E. Washington Street, Hoopeston, with Pastor Jeff Alexander officiating.  Burial will follow the services in Floral Hill Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion.  Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Jones life.

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Nicholas Doyle, 23 Benton, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday December 17, 2014, at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday December 18, 2014 at the Chestnut Street Church of Christ 709 E. Chestnut St. Hoopeston, IL, with Rev. Sid Payne officiating.  Burial will follow in the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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Jerry L. McClain, 66 of Watseka.

Visitation:  Monday, December 15th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Tuesday, December 16th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, December 16th at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Sheldon Cemetery

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Keith Breeling, 83 Of Watseka

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Kandy Peterson, 56 Of Watseka

Visitation for Mrs. Peterson will be held from 11am-1pm on Friday, December 12, 2014, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, at 1:00pm with Pastor Neil Larimore officiating.

Burial will be held at a later date following cremation rites.

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Dottie L. Jones, 64, of Piper City and formerly of Watseka

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Private services will be held at a later date.

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Buella L. Chenoweth, 89, of Rankin

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Rankin. Rev. Janet Longtin will officiate. Burial will be in the Rankin Union Cemetery.

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Brent Ferguson, 34 Rantoul

Visitation:  Monday, December 8th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Lux Memorial Chapel in Rantoul
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, December 9th at 10:00 a.m. at Lux Memorial Chapel in Rantoul
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

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Landon P. Miller, 36 St. Louis, MO and formerly of Watseka

Visitation will be on Friday, December 12, 2014 from 3-7 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka with a 7 pm prayer service. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10 am at St. Edmund’s Catholic Church in Watseka with Fr. Michael Powell officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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Wilma Stock, 88 Hoopeston and formerly of Cissna Park

Visitation:  Thursday, December 11th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park & Friday, December 12th from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Christian Bible Church in Cissna Park
Funeral Service:  Friday, December 12th at 10:30 a.m. at Christian Bible Church in Cissna Park
Burial:  Cissna Park Cemetery

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Linda J. Kulb, 56, of Liberty Center, Indiana

Visitation:  Monday, December 8th from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home and 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Wednesday, December 10th at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, December 10th at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery

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Robert “Bobby” Glenn McCrory, 54 Rossville

A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 8th at the Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Visitation:  Monday, December 8th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
According to his wishes cremation rites have been accorded and a burial will be held at a later date in Floral Hill Cemetery

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Martina Wilson, 77 of Milford

Visitation Saturday December 6th from 1-2pm, Memorial Service at 2pm all at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will be held at a later date.

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Oscar Bray, 98, of Potomac,

Graveside Services for Oscar Bray will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 7, 2014, at the Potomac Cemetery, with Pastor Randy Walters officiating.  Military honors will be conducted by the Potomac American Legion.  Memorials may be made in Oscar’s name to the Potomac Church of Christ.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring

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Billy Hardwick, 55, of rural Rossville, IL

Visitation:  Monday, December 8th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Monday, December 8th at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery, with military rites accorded by Hoopeston American Legion Post #384 and Hoopeston VFW Post#4826

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Vernon L. Laird, 85, of Hoopeston, Formally of Rankin

Per his wishes, he will be cremated and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. The Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in Charge of Arrangements.

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Amber R. (Garrsion)  Naughton 35 Of New Lenox formally of Hoopeston.

Beloved wife of Donald Naughton. Loving mother of Justin and Ryan. Devoted daughter of Stan and Marge Garrison. Dearest sister of Jessica(Eric) Wilhelm and Whitney Garrison.

Visitation Friday 3 to 8 PM at Lawn Funeral Home 17909 S. 94th Ave. Tinley Park, IL 60487. Lying in state Saturday 2:00 PM until time of service 3:00 PM at Peace Lutheran Church 1900 East Lincoln Hwy New Lenox,IL 60451. Interment Private. Funeral Info 708-532-3100.

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Shirley A. Dickenson, 83 of Champign

Visitation Friday from 4-7pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga. Burial will be at a later date at Onarga Cemetery.

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Mary Ann Mann, 85, of Cissna Park

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Thursday December 4, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Church in Cissna Park. Ministers of the church will officiate. Burial will be at Manns Chapel Cemetery in Rossville, IL.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 3 from 4-7 pm at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and 1 hour prior to service at the church.

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Imogene M. Zbinden, 72, of Cissna Park

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Living Word Church in Roberts. Rev. Douglas Lee will officiate. Burial will be at Cissna Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and 1 hour prior to service at the church.

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James Mills 86 of Milford

Visitation 4-8PM Monday December 1st at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford Services 10AM Tuesday December 2nd at 10AM at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Burial in Milfords Sugar Creek Cemetery

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Katherine “Faye” Wood Halstead, 69, of Sheldon and formerly of Morocco, IN

Visitation Monday 12/1 from 11-1, with services at 1:00 PM at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon.
Burial in Iroquois Gaffield Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Scott D. Carley, 39 of Onarga

Visitation Sunday November 30th 3-8 PM At Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, Visitation also Monday December 1st from 10-11 AM with a 11:00 service all at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth. Burial to follow in the church Cemetery.

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Laurie Wisdom, 52, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 7:40 A.M. Friday, November 28, 2014, at her home in Hoopeston, IL.

Visitation Thursday December 4th from 11-1, with services at 1 at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston, IL. Burial will follow in the Floral Hill Cemetery.

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Delmar “Ralph” May, 65, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 4:57 A.M. Saturday November 29, 2014, at his home in Hoopeston.  He was born February 22, 1949, in Watseka, IL, the son of Delmar “Del” and Henrietta (Wiggs) May.  He married Deborah Bowlin on December 12, 1982, in Urbana, IL.  She survives in Hoopeston.

He is survived by four daughters, Tiana (Dave) Pickett of Attica, IN, Heather (Dave) Hughes of Hoopeston, IL, Tracy Brandriff of Champaign, IL and April (Leon) Fivecoat of Hoopeston, IL; five sons, Robert (Missy) May of Attica, IN, Michael (Heather) May of Crawfordsville, IN, Brent (Heather) May of Attica, IN, Kris Rogers of Hoopeston, IL and James English of Hoopeston, IL; 11 grandchildren, Caly Jo Pickett, Jacob Goodin, Lindsey May, Carissa Kohl, Heather Stenson, Blake May, Austin Sawyer, Levi Fivecoat, Chandler May, Madison Abney and Tylar Abney and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

Ralph was a machinist for over 44 years, working for several different companies.  He owned Manito Machinery and was a business partner of Fun Time Games.  He also worked for Caterpillar in Peoria, R L Brownfield, Danville Steel and Iron and Lenny’s Machine Shop.  Ralph was a member of the National Machinist Association and the Caterpillar Teamsters Union.

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Tuesday December 2, 2014 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 December 2, 2014 at Anderson Funeral Home, with Pastor Bruce McQuigg officiating.  Following the funeral service, per his wishes, he will be cremated. 

Memorials may be made to the Delmar “Ralph” May family.

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 in charge of the arrangements.

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Stanley “Bruce” Martin, 66 Danville

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday December 4th at 2pm at the VA Chapel in Danville. Military rites by the Danville American Legion Post #210, Cremation rites have been accorded. Arrangements are being handled by the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac

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William “Bill” Penicook, 78 Piper City

Visitation:  Saturday, November 29th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Reilly-Redenius Funeral Home in Piper City & Sunday, November 30th from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Presbyterian Church in Piper City
Funeral Service:  Sunday, November 30th at 2:00 p.m. at Presbyterian Church in Piper City
Burial:  Brenton Cemetery

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Marjorie Marie (Gilbreath) Camp, Westville

Visitation:  Saturday, November 29th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Memorial Service:  Saturday, November 29th at 10:00 a.m. at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac

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Patty Carter, 77 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Monday, December 1st from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Monday, December 1st at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery

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Archie Kaufman, 81 Cissna Park

Visitation: Sunday, November 23rd from 4:00-8;00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park
Funeral Service:  Monday, November 24th at 10:30 a.m. at Christian Bible Church in Cissna Park
Burial:  Cissna Park Cemetery

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Lucielle Hinrichs, 97 Watseka

Visitation will be at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka on Tuesday, November 25th from 12:00-1:30 p.m. concluding with a Funeral Service at 1:30 p.m.
Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Charles H. Oathout, 97 Cissna Park

Visitation:  Tuesday, November 25th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, November 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park
Burial:  Pine Ridge Cemetery in Loda

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Verlyn Knisley, 74 Sheldon

Visitation:  Friday, November 21st from 4:00-8:00 p.m.at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, November 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka
Burial:  To be held at a later date

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Carl Ronald Gustafson, 86 Paxton

Visitation:  Friday, November 21st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton & Saturday, November 22nd from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Evangelical Covenant Church in Paxton
Funeral Service:  Saturday, November 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at Evangelical Covenant Church in Paxton
Burial:  Glen Cemetery in Paxton

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Linda Hancock, 59 Stockland

Visitation:  Thursday, November 20th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Milford Christian Church & Friday, November 21st from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Milford Christian Church
Funeral Service:  Friday, November 21st at 11:00 a.m. at Milford Christian Church
Burial:  Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland

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Jim Tarter, 61 Alvin and formerly of Gifford

Visitation:  Saturday, November 22nd from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Celebration of Life:  Saturday, November 22nd at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Burial:  Collison Cemetery

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Stephen August Reetz, 91 Milford

Visitation:  Saturday, November 22nd from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Funeral Service:  Saturday, November 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Burial:  Amity Cemetery in Goodwine

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Melvin Irvin, 88 Paxton

Visitation:  Tuesday, November 18th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Rankin
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, November 19th at 10:30 a.m. at Rankin United Methodist Church
Burial:  Rankin Union Cemetery

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Marjorie C. Kuntz, 75 Watseka and formerly of Onarga

Visitation:  Saturday, November 15th from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Memorial Service:  Saturday, November 15th at 1:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial will be held at a later date at the Onarga Cemetery

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Erika “Marie” Van Natta, 94 Watseka

Visitation:  Thursday, November 13th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Friday, November 14th from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, November 14th at 10:30 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Laura Bailey, 60 Rossville

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Mae Glenn, 88 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Monday, November 10th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, November 11th at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hooepston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in charge of the arrangements

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Donald F. Field, 87 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Sunday, November 9th from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel
Memorial Service:  Sunday, November 9th at 2:00 p.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel
According to his wishes cremation rites have been accorded and burial will be held at Floral Hill Cemetery at a later date.

The family has entrusted the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Field

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Kenneth Eugene Umbel ,74 Cissna Park

Visitation:  Saturday, November 8th from 12:00-3:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, November 8th at 3:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Will follow in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Upperville, VA after services in Falls Church, VA at Murphy’s Funeral Home 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11th

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Edward Theesfeld, 91 Cissna Park

Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, November 11th at 12:30 p.m. at Rankin Union Cemetery

The Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park is in charge of the services

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Gerald O. Johnson, 72 Cissna Park

Visitation:  Friday, November 7th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park & Saturday, November 8th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cissna Park
Funeral Service:  Saturday, November 8th at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cissna Park
Burial:  Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Cissna Park

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Darwin “Pete” Brewster, 75 Fowler

Graveside Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 15th at Earl Park Cemetery with Military Honors

Shoemaker Funeral Home in Otterbein is assisting the family

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Marvin W. Natschke, 87 Woodland

Visitation:  Thursday, November 6th from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Friday, November 7th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, November 7th at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka
Burial to follow service:  Iroquois Memorial Park in Watseka

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Leroy Baker, 84 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Tuesday, November 4th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Celebration of Life:  Wednesday, November 5th at 11:00 a.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston with full military honors conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion

The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Baker’s life

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Deanna Lynne Lohnes, 58 Hoopeston

Per her wishes, she will be cremated.
Visitation:  Tuesday, November 4th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  Tuesday following the visitation at 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in charge of the arrangements

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Emily L. Morton, 98 Cissna Park

Visitation:  Thursday, November 6th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Cissna Park United Methodist Church
Funeral Service:  Thursday, November 6th at 11:00 a.m. at Cissna Park United Methodist Church
Burial:  Cissna Park Cemetery

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Emily “Montrose” Divan, 95 Potomac

Visitation:  Saturday, November 1st from 12:00 (Noon) - 2:00 p.m. at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Celebration of Life:  Saturday, November 1st at 2:00 p.m. at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Burial:  Partlow Cemetery

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David Thomas Powley, 75 Butler, IL, formerly of Hoopeston

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 1st at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements

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Bernard “Bernie” V. Deany, 92 Hoopeston

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 8th at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hoopeston
Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston

The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Deany’s life

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Emily “Montrose” Divan, 95, of Potomac

A Celebration of Emily “Montrose”Divan’s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 1st at the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Burial will follow the service in Partlow Cemetery.

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James John Fitzgerald Cornelius, 50 Rantoul

Visitation:  Tuesday, October 28th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  Wednesday, October 29th at 10:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Rankin Union Cemetery

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Mary Mae Talbert, 90 Onarga

Visitation:  Monday, October 27th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, October 28th at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga
Burial:  Onarga Cemetery

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Lorraine K. Bradley, 91 Watseka

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

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Ethel Veach, 91 Hoopeston and formerly of Medford, Oregon

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 1st at 10:00 a.m. in Rossville Cemtery
Hoopeston American Legion will provide full military honors
The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Ethel’s life

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Mary Genevieve Taylor, 78 Hoopeston

Per her wishes, she will be cremated and no services will be held

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston handled the arrangements

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William Leroy McNeely Jr., 47 Wellington

Visitation:  Wednesday, October 29th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  Wednesday, October 29th at 1:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
No burial will be held.
Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384 & VFW Buddy Egnew Post #4826

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Grace E. Taylor, 95 Hoopeston

A private memorial mass will be held on Saturday, October 25th at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hoopeston
Following the service, a burial will be held for both Grace and Elmer at East Lynn Cemetery

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in charge of the arrangements

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Howard Dwaine Fewell, 64 Danville

Funeral Service:  Friday, October 24th at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at the VA Chapel in Danville
Burial:  Friday at 1:00 p.m. in the VA National Cemetery in Danville
Military rites will be accorded by the Danville American Legion Post #210

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in charge of the arrangements

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John Post, 96 Crescent City

Visitation:  Saturday, October 25th from 5:00-7:00 p.m.at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Sunday, October 26th from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Crescent City
Funeral Service:  Sunday, October 26th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Crescent City
Burial:  St. Peter Lutheran Church in Crescent City

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Harry “Hack” Muller, 89 Sheldon

Visitation:  Thursday, October 23rd from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon with Masonic Services at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral Service:  Friday, October 24th at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon
Burial:  Sheldon Mausoleum

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Francis S. Morts, 92 Milford

Visitation:  Saturday, October 25th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 25th at 11:00 a.m. at the Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Burial:  Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland

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Barbara Stichnoth, 71 Watseka

Visitation:  Friday, October 24th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, October 25th at 2:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland

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Dorothy Lorraine Benner, 91 Woodland

Visitation:  Saturday, October 25th from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at Woodworth
Funeral Service:  Saturday, October 25th at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at Woodworth
Burial:  St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery at Schwer

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Charlotte Acton, 90 Collison

Visitation:  Friday, October 24th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Wolfe-Bluton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Celebration of Life:  Friday, October 24th at 11:00 a.m. at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Burial:  Collison Cemetery
Following the burial there will be a family gathering at the Acton Shed.

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John Leo Lubben, 84 Crescent City

Visitation:  Wednesday, October 22nd from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Crescent City
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Crescent City
Burial:  At a later date

Arrangements are being handled by Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Elsie Forshier, 86 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Wednesday, October 22th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Celebration of Life:  Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:00 p.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Burial:  Thursday, October 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Arrangements are being handling by Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston

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Elsie Forshier, 86 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Wednesday, October 22th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Celebration of Life:  Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:00 p.m. at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Burial:  Thursday, October 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Arrangements are being handling by Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston

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Michael Smith, 53 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, October 21st from 4:00-8:00 p.m.& Wednesday, October 22nd from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, October 22nd at 10:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery

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Donald Buhrmester, 80 of Crossville, TN, formerly of Hoopeston

Visitation:  Tuesday, October 21st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, October 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements

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Debra Brown, 56 Watseka

Visitation:  Friday, October 24th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. & Saturday, October 25th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Sheldon Cemetery

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Amy Gross, 91 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Saturday, October 25th from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) - 2:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Saturday, October 25th at 2:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery

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Jean Rust, 84 rural Rankin

Visitation:  Friday, October 17th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Baier Family Funeral Services in Paxton and Saturday, October 18th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Rankin
Funeral Service:  Saturday, October 18th at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Rankin
Burial:  Rankin Union Cemetery

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Ivena Reynolds, 93 of Smyrna, TN

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 17th at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Phoenix Ray Finke, 3 Rossville

A private service will be held.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangments

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Ronald Eugene Goodrum, 73 Town Bluff, Texas, formerly of Hoopeston

Cremation rites were accorded. 
Private burial will be in Town Bluff, Texas.
A Celebration of life will be held in Hoopeston at a later date.

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Juan Ochoa, 23 Onarga

Visitation:  Thursday, October 9th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, October 10th at 11:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church in Gilman
Burial:  Onarga Township Cemetery

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Leslie “Gene” Eugene Thomas, 94 Hoopeston

Graveside services for Mr. Thomas will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 9th at the Rossville Cemetery

The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Thomas’s life

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Donita M. Strauss, 76 Ludlow

Memorial Visitation:  Wednesday, October 8th from 10:00-11:00 am at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton
Memorial Service:  Wednesday, October 8th at 11:00 am at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton

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Catherine E. Houmes, 94 Watseka

Visitation:  Thursday, October 9th from 9:-10:30 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka with a Rosary to be held at 10:30 am
Funeral Mass:  Thursday, October 9th at 11:00 am at St. Edmund Catholic Church in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Juanita G. Branom, 81 Hoopeston

Per her wishes, she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, October 11th at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
A Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
No burial will be held.

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Sheila Annette Wallace, 65 Hoopeston

A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, October 8th at 11:00 am at Mann’s Chapel in Rossville

Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Jessica Louise (Finley) Klocke, 94 Hoopeston

A Memorial Service for Mrs. Klocke will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, at the Hoopeston United Methodist Church.
A Private family committal service will be held at the Floral Hill Cemetery
According to her wishes cremation rites have been accorded
The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Klocke’s lfe.

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Barbara Pate, 70 Rossville

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday October 6, 2014 at the Rossville Cemetery in Rossville, IL, with Mike Earlywine officiating. Burial will be in the Rossville Cemetery.  Following the graveside service, a luncheon will be held at the Rossville Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Tribute Program P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in charge of the arrangements.

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Jesus G. Martinez, 60 Milford

Visitation:  Friday, October 3rd from 4:00-8:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Funeral Service:  Saturday, October 4th at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Burial:  Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford

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Grace E. Taylor, 95 Hoopeston and formerly of Watseka

A private memorial mass will be held on Saturday, October 25th at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hooepston.
Following the service, a burial will be held for both, Grace and Elmer.
Military rites for Elmer will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #348 and the VFW Buddy Egnew Post #4826.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in charge of the arrangements.

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Helen Bottorff, 89 Crescent City

Visitation:  Wednesday, October 1st from 1:00-2:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, October 1st at 2:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  G.A.R. Cemetery in Watseka

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Lois Jean Chesnut, 81 Collison

Visitation:  Wednesday, October 1st from 10:00-11:00 am at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Celebration of Life:  Wednesday, October 1st at 11:00 am at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Burial:  Collison Cemetery

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Michael Roy Nichols “Nick”, 67 Yakima, Washington and formerly of Watseka

Memorial Service:  Tuesday, September 30th from 1:00-3:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial immediately to follow service in the Body Cemetery in Watseka

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Penny Mulloy, 59 Sheldon

Cremation rites have been recorded by Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon
A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

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Art Smiley, 94 East Lynn

Visitation:  Friday, October 3rd from 5:00-8:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Saturday, October 4th at 10:00 am at East Lynn Community Fellowship
Burial:  Military Gravesite rites by Hoopeston American Legion and Hoopeston VFW Post in the East Lynn Cemetery

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Eldor Henrichs, 85 Woodworth

Visitation:  Tuesday, September 30th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park & Wednesday, October 1st from 10:00-11:00 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at Woodworth
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, October 1st at 11:00 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth
Burial:  St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery at Woodworth

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Lillian Betka, 94 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Thursday, October 2nd from 9:00-11:00 am at Hoopeston First Presbyterian Church
Funeral Service:  Thursday, October 2nd at 11:00 am at Hoopeston First Presbyterian Church
Burial:  East Lynn Cemetery

Anderson Funeral Home in in charge of the arrangements

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Kenneth D. Vaughn, 63 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Thursday, October 2nd from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Thursday, October 2nd at 1:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Following the service, per his wishes he will be cremated.

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