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Leona Ruth Rice Gernand, 95, of Rossville, IL,

Per her wishes, she will be cremated.  A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday April 24, 2015 at the Rossville Cemetery in Rossville, IL, .  Burial will follow.


Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Russell Edgar Daniels, 85, of Watseka, IL

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 4-7pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 11:00 am, at Baier Funeral Home. A one hour visitation will take place and hour before services. Burial will follow at Prairie Dell Cemetery in Iroquois, IL

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Billy Joe Feller 61, of CA formally of Claytonville

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford.

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Kenneth L. Blanck, 79, of Crescent City and formerly of Cissna Park and Woodworth

A memorial visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the 4:00 p.m. memorial service on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park. Rev. Kevin Garner will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Danville V.A. National Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Cissna Park American Legion Post #527.

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Cecil W. Shaw, Jr. (“Bud”), age 90, of Kankakee formally of Rankin

A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 16th at 10:30 a.m. at the Knapp Funeral Home in Rankin. Rev. Janet Longtin will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by Cissna Park American Legion at Rankin Union Cemetery.

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Tommie Ray Wininger, 72, of Springfield, IL

Per Tommie’s wishes, he will be cremated.  A visitation will be held 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. Friday April 17, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 6:00 P.M. Friday April 17, 2015 at the funeral home, with Father Greg Tournoux officiating.  No burial will be held.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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George L. Waters, 78 Hardin, KY

Visitation:  Wednesday, April 15th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, April 16th at 10:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Body Cemetery in Woodland

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Carol Jane Brandenburg, 59 Watseka

Visitation:  Thursday, April 16th from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Graveside Service:  Friday, April 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Watseka

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Toni J. Schaffer, 55 Watseka

Cremation rites have been accorded and a private family service will be held at a later date

The Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka is in charge of the services.

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Merle F. Genzel, 75 Loda

Visitation:  Wednesday, April 15th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Genzel’s Tap in Loda
Celebration of Life:  Wednesday, April 15th at 8:00 p.m. at Genzel’s Tap in Loda

Baier Family Funeral Service in Paxton is handling the arrangements

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Benjamin G. Fry 72, Sheldon

Visitation:  Tuesday, April 14th from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, April 14th at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon
Burial:  Liberty Cemetery in Iroquois, IL

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Victor G. Schuldt, 95 Woodworth

Visitation:  Monday, April 13th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth
Funeral Service:  Monday, April 13th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth
Burial:  St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Woodworth

Baier Funeral Home in Watseka is handling the arrangements

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Phyllis Armold, 86 Iroquois

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon. Vicki Killus will officiate. Burial will be at Morris Chapel Cemetery in Iroquois.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon and 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday.

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Velma I. Berry, 83 Watseka

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka with Chaplain Dan Horton officiating. Burial will be in the Sheldon Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 10:00-11:00 am at the funeral home.

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Hazel Rainwater, 85 Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 4:00 -7:00 P.M. Wednesday April 15, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday April 16, 2015 at the funeral home Burial will follow in the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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


Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements. 

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David Garrett, 48 Milford

A Gathering of Friends will be held Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 11am-2pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Memorial Services will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.  Burial will follow at a later date, at Gaffield Cemetery in Iroquois, IL.

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Randall Pratt, 61, of Tompkinsville, Kentucky

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 11 at the Blurton Funeral Home, Hoopeston, Illinois. Visitation is from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday April 11, 2015 at funeral home. Burial will follow at Mann’s Chapel.

 

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Oral Gildersleeve, 89, of Rockville, Indiana, formerly of Potomac

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Blurton Funeral Home, Potomac, Illinois. Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Potomac Cemetery in Potomac, Illinois.

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Evelyne P. Lemenager, 96 Kankakee and formerly of Watseka

Arrangements are private with the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

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George C. Malone, 77, of Watseka, formerly of Cicero, IL,

Gathering of Friends will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015, from 4-6pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will be held at Elmlawn Cemetery in Elmherst at a later date.

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Chris Michael Adams Sr., 42 Danville

Visitation:  Thursday, April 9th from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Southside Church of the Nazarene in Tilton
Celebration of Life:  Thursday, April 9th at 2:00 p.m. at Southside Church of the Nazarene in Tilton
Burial:  Songer Cemetery in Tilton

The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston to assist them in honoring Chris’s life

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Richard J. Ryan 66 of Sheldon

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at St. Edmund Catholic Church in Watseka with Fr. Michael Powell officiating. Burial will be at White Chapel Cemetery in Canton, IL.

Visitation will be on Monday, April 13, 2015 from 5-7 pm at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka with a rosary at 6:45 pm.

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Carl E. Anderson, 99, of Rankin, IL

Visitation:  Sunday, April 12th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Monday, April 13th at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  East Lynn Cemetery

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Wayne R. Garfield, 79, of Martinton

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Rev. Bobbi Shultz will officiate. Burial will be at Clifton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Nancy L. Thompsen 68 of Cissna Park

Visitation:  Wednesday, April 8th from 4:00-8;00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and Thursday, April 9th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Ash Grove
Funeral Service:  Thursday, April 9th at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church as Ash Grove
Burial:  St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery at Schwer

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Melinda “Pepper” Ader, 51 Chebanse

Visitation:  Wednesday, April 8th from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton
Burial:  Will take place at a later date in Ashkum Cemetery

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Dorothy A. Wilcox, 96 Stockland

Visitation:  Monday, April 6th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, April 7th at 10:00 a.m. at Stockland United Methodist Church
Burial:  Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland

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Bernard Fay Tatro, 92 Watseka

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 4-8pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. A prayer service will take place at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 10:00am, at St. Edmunds Catholic Church in Watseka. Father Michael Powell will officiate. Burial will follow at the Ashkum Catholic Cemetery in Ashkum, Illinois. Memorials in Bernard Tatro’s name can be made to St. Edmunds Catholic Church. .

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Hale Burge, 92, of Hoopeston, IL,

Visitation:  Saturday, April 11th from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Saturday, April 11th at 11:30 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston - Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384 and the Hoopeston VFW

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David “Dean” Rudisill, 63 Formally of Watseka

Memorial Visitation Noon-2:00pm, Memorial Service at 2 all Saturday at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Donald “Don” Glen Stebbins, 79 of Fairmount, formerly of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Donald Stebbins Life will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday April 6, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston, with Pastor Jerry Tesreau officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  A Masonic Service will begin at 1:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Stebbins life. 

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William “Bill” Ahlgren, 92 Watseka

Visitation Saturday April 4th from 1:30-3, with services at 3 all at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will be held in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

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Misti Runge, 52, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Saturday April 4, 2015 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. Saturday at the funeral home, with Pastor Kevin Purdy officiating.  Burial will follow in the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, IL. Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Lester E. Birt, 68 Potomac

Visitation:  Friday, April 3rd from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) - 1:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac
Memorial Service:  Friday, April 3rd at 1:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac
Per his wishes cremation rites have been accorded

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Wayne Meyer, 79 Watseka

Funeral Service:  Friday, April 3rd at 11:00 a.m. at Watseka First United Methodist Church
Burial:  Private Graveside services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery

The Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka is in charge of the arrangements

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Kevin Gullquist, 57 Ashkum

Visitation:  Wednesday, April 1st from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Clifton
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, April 1st at 12:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Clifton
Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery in Chebanse

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Kenneth Carter, 62, of Hoopeston

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


Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Mary C. Nelson, 66

Accorded to her wishes cremation rites have been accorded.  Private burial will take place at Union Cemetery in Rankin.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mary’s life.

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David Coffman, 80, of Hoopeston

Per his wishes, he will be cremated
Visitation:  Friday, April 3rd from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  Friday, April 3rd at 4:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Following the service, military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion and VFW Posts.
No burial will be held

Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements

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Jerome C. Cotter, 72, of Watseka

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 30, 2015 from 4-8pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Masonic Services will take place at 7:00pm.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. A one hour visitation will be held prior to services. Elaine Daugherty will officiate.
Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka, IL.

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Bobby Ray Robinson, 70, of Rankin, IL

Memorial Service:  Saturday, April 4th at 1:00 p.m. at the Wellington United Methodist Church in Wellington

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements

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Kathleen Salter, 39, of Prescott, AZ

Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the First Assembly of God, 428 N. Walnut Danville IL, at 12:00 P.M. with Ramona Logan officiating.  Visitation will be held Thursday, April 2, 2015 prior to the service from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.  Burial will be at the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, IL.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Linda Jane Thorp Barney, 76 of Watseka.

Gathering of friends will be held Saturday March 28th from Noon-3, with a Memorial Service at 3pm all at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Louise Allegretti Pashinian, 73 Northfield and formerly of Watseka

Graveside Service:  Friday, March 27th at 1:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

Memorial Service:  Monday,March 30th at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church located at 1077 Tower Road, Winnetka, IL

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Ronald Eugene Inman, 51, of Shelburn, Indiana, formerly of Hoopeston

Celebration of Life:  Wednesday, March 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston
A wake will follow 311WestChurch St. in Cissna Park

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

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Viola M. Brault, 92, of Clifton

Funeral services for Mrs. Brault will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton. Friends may call on Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the Funeral Home in Clifton. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Chebanse.

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Lora “Nannie” Lynn Lackey, 58, of Rossville

A Celebration of Lora’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston.  Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at the Blurton Funeral Home.  According to her wishes cremation rites will be accorded following the services.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Lora’s life. 

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Helen “Holly” Hartke, 95 Watseka and formerly of Crescent City

Memorial Service:  Sunday, March 22nd at 3:00 p.m. at Kingdon Gardens in Watseka

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Sandra “Sandy” Marie Keaton, 72, of Rankin

Sandy was born on February 18, 1943, in Hoopeston, the daughter of Altas and Eula Mae (McBride) Cox.  She married Paul Richard Keaton on September 4, 1959, in Danville.  He preceded her in death on December 25, 2012.
She is survived by one son- John (Kim) Keaton of Rankin; one sister- Estella Crawford of Hoopeston; and several nieces, nephews and aunts.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother and three sisters.
Sandy attended John Greer High School.  She worked for several years at Bell Sports in Rantoul.  She was a past member of the Hoopeston Church of God and Hoopeston VFW Ladies Auxiliary.  She enjoyed crocheting, sitting on her porch and spending time with her family and friends.  Sandy would always give a helping hand to anyone in need.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2015, at the Union Cemetery in Rankin, with Pastor Sally Swaim officiating.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.  According to her wishes cremation rites have been accorded.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Sandy’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Rose Marie Howe, 53 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, March 7th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, March 8th at 11:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  GAR Cemetery in Watseka

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Yvonne Just, 87 Salem, IL and formerly of Watseka

Graveside Service:  Wednesday, March 25th at 2:00 p.m. at GAR Cemetery in Watseka

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Rosalie S. Donaldson, 88 Watseka and formerly of Glen Ellyn

Graveside Service:  Saturday, March 21st at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Betty J. West, 88 Watseka

Visitation:  Thursday, March 19th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, March 20th at 10:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Friday, March 20th at 1:30 p.m. at Lake Twp. Cemetery in Lake Village, IN

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Helen “Holly” Hartke 95, Watseka and Formerly of Crescent City

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Richard Comstock, 76, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday March 18, 2015 at the funeral home, with Pastor C. W. Greer officiating.  Burial will follow in Rossville Cemetery.  Arrangements are being handled by Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.

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Richard K. Peters, 88 Watseka

Visitation Saturday March 14 from 4-7 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka, visitation also Sunday from 1-2, with a 2:00 service at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. Burial will follow in Iroquois Memorial Park in Watseka.

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Hester L. Huffman, 87, of Bismarck,

A Celebration of Mrs. Huffman’s Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2015, at the Northside Church of Christ.  Burial will follow the service in Walnut Corner Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Northside Church of Christ.  .  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to help assist them in honoring her life. 

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Betty “Diane” Sherman, 62 Watseka

Visitation:  Saturday, March 14th from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, March 14th at 1:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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David W. Walls 60 of Sheldon

Visitation:  Friday, March 13th from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, March 13th at 1:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Prairie Dell Cemetery

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Ruth Cluver, 89 of Cissna Park

Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Ash Grove. Rev. Tim Hahn will officiate. Burial will be at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery at Ash Grove.

Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and one hour prior to the funeral services on Saturday at church.

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Juanita May Peterson, 86, of Chrisman, IL, formerly of Hoopeston, IL,

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday March 11, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL, with Steve Unger officiating.  An hour visitation will be held prior to the funeral service, from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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

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Charlotte Rudd, 81, of Rossville, IL,

Per her wishes she will be cremated and no services will be held. A private interment will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by the Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.

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James Padgett, 65, of Danville, IL

Cremation rites have been accorded and a private burial will be held at the Danville National Cemetery in Danville, IL.  Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Elizabeth (Rumble) Talbott - Whiteman, 91, of Ogden formerly of Rossville, IL,

Visitation:  Thursday, March 12th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Thursday, March 12th at 1:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home In Hoopeston
Burial:  Potomac Cemtery

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Peggy Markwalder, 82 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, March 10th from 3:00-7:00 p.m.at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Wednesday, March 11th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Centennial Christian Church in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, March 11th at 10:00 a.m. at Centennial Christian Church in Watseka
Burial:  Cissna Park Cemetery

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Charles “Chuck” Hollen, Formally of Hoopeston.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m Saturday at Floral Hill Chapel Following the service, a celebration of life will be held at Hoopeston American Legion.
Friends and family are encouraged to join the
family. Food will be provided.

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Donald Francis Freeman, 84, of Watseka

Cremation rites will be accorded by the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka and private burial will take place at L’Erable Catholic Cemetery.

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Phyllis Davenport, 84 of Sheldon

Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Knapp Funeral Home, 219 S. 4th St., Watseka, IL with a Vespers Service being held at 3:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Edmund’s Catholic Church in Watseka at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 9, 2015. Fr. Michael Powell will officiate. Burial will be in the Sheldon Cemetery.

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Dixie J. Dean, 69, of Danville

A Celebration of Dixie Jean Dean’s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the Central Park Church of Christ, with Pastor Wade Martin officiating.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the church.  Burial will follow the service in Sunset Memorial Park.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Dean’s life.

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Judy Tucker, 74 Potomac

Arrangements are pending at Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac

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Frances Irene Langellier, 66 Milford

Memorial Visitation: Saturday, March 7th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Milford Christian Church
Memorial Service:  Saturday, March 7th at 11:00 a.m. at Milford Christian Church
Burial will be held at a later date

The Knapp Funeral Home in Milford is in charge of the arrangements

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Barbara Lea Solis, 69 Watseka

Visitation:  Thursday, March 5th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, March 5th at 3:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Dennis W. Walwer, 66 Woodland

Memorial Visitation Saturday March 7th from Noon to 2pm with memorial services at 2 all at Knapp Funeral home in Watseka.

Burial at a later date.

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Harold K. St. Peter “Crow”, 85 Watseka

Cremation rites have been made accordingly.

The Baier Funeral Home in Watseka is in charge of the arrangements

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Lorraine Bertram 75, of Sheldon

Cremation Rites have been made accordingly.

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Connie Sue Rickart, 59, of Hoopeston, IL

Visitation:  Monday, March 2nd from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, March 3rd at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

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Larry Tyler, 74, of Rankin, IL,

Visitation:  Tuesday, March 3rd from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Masonic Rites will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral Service:  Wednesday,March 4th at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Rankin Union Cemetery

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Carol Ann Huckleby, 70, of Hoopeston

Visitation:  Wednesday, March 4th from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home
Memorial Service:  Wednesday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home

According to her wishes cremation rites have been accorded

The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring her life

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Tondra King, 66 of Watseka

Visitation:  Monday, March 2nd from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Monday, March 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Body Cemetery in Woodland

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Jack C. Gregory, 75, of Rossville

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hoopeston, with Father Patrick O’Neal officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery, with full military honors conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion.  Visitation will be from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston.  Memorials may be made to the Rossville Sports Boosters.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Jack’s life.

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Martha Barker 89, of Hoopeston

Visitation will be Saturday (Feb. 28th) from 9am-10am, with services at 10am. All at the Anderson Funeral Home in Hoppeston. Burial will follow in the Rossville Cemetery. Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in charge of arrangements.

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Marjorie Mae Houser, 87 Watseka

Arrangements are private at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Nancy Lombard 71, of Woodland

Visitation Wednesday 1-6:30, Funeral Mass at 6:30 all at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial at a later date.

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Shirley Ann Goodrum, 80, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Tuesday February 24, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A rosary service will be held at 6:45 P.M.  The funeral mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday February 25, 2015 at St. Anthony Catholic Church 423 S. Third St. Hoopeston, IL, with Father Patrick O’Neal officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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Leonard Larimer 63 of Gibson City

Cremation Rites have been accorded and burial will take place at a later date in Paxton’s Glenn Cemetery.

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Daniel H. Reynolds, 41, of Mooreland, Oklahoma, formerly of Gifford

Visitation will be held at the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac, Illinois on Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the Blurton Funeral Home,  Burial will be in Collison Cemetery, Collison, Illinois.

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Skyler L. Spann, 19, of Rossville,

Cremation rites have been accorded by the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston.  There are no services scheduled at this time.

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Cora B. McCuen, 90 of Watseka

Visitation:  Saturday, February 21st from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, February 21st at 3:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Graceland Cemetery in Kouts, IN

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Haskel L. Absher, 85 Hoopeston

A Celebration of Haskel Lee Absher’s Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 20, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston, with Pastor Terry Polson officiating.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Burial will follow the services in Floral Hill Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Absher’s life.

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Vance Clarke Sterrenberg, 46 Rural Milford

A funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Watseka. Rev. Robert Sabo will officiate. Burial will be at Prairie Dell Cemetery in Iroquois.

A visitation will be from 3:00–8:00 PM on Friday, February 20, 2015 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Patsy Draper, 79 Cissna Park

Memorial Visitation:  Monday, February 16th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Cissna Park United Methodist Church
Memorial Service:  Monday, February 16th at 12:00 p.m. at Cissna Park United Methodist Church
Burial:  Internment will take place at a later date at Manns Chapel in Rossville

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Alan E. Dilworth, 55 Milford

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford

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Michael W. McCann Sr., 67 Milford

Memorial Visitation:  Wednesday, February 18th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Milford Christian Church
Memorial Service:  Wednesday, February 18th at 11:00 a.m. at the Milford Christian Church
Burial:  Will be at a later date in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford

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Brett Barragree, 36 Woodland

Visitation:  Friday, February 20th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka & Saturday, February 21st from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, February 21st at 11:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Body Cemetery in Woodland

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Florence E. Goodrum, 100 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Tuesday, February 17th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston
A Celebration of Life:  Tuesday, February 17th at 12:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Blurton Funeral Home has been entrusted by the family to handle the arrangements.

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William Hoover Sr., 102 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, February 10th from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Mass:  Tuesday, February 10th at 2:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  G.A.R. Cemetery in Watseka

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Dale H. Reynolds, 84 Gifford

Visitation:  Tuesday, February 10th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 a.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac

The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to honor Dale’s life

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Loren Edwin Trimble, 83 Crescent City

Visitation:  Wednesday, February 11th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. & Thursday, February 12th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, February 12th at 11:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Flesher Cemetery in Crescent City

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Jane Pittman, 97 Hoopeston

Per her wishes, she will be cremated.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 14th at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements .

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Elizabeth H. Stephen 93, of Ambia Indiana

Per her wishes cremation rites will be accorded.

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

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