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Clara Lou Kellerhals, 90, Milford

The memorial will be at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, August 1 at the Milford Christian Church.
The visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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Joan I. Carlson, 79, Kankakee and formerly of London, England

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. The visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.

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Charles E. “Bud” Miller, 86 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Wednesday, July 28th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Thursday, July 30th at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston with Military rites to be accorded by Hoopeston American Legion and Hoopeston VFW Buddy Egnew

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Heidi Lynn Remillard, 51 Wellington

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27th at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston
Burial to follow

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Norman H. Smith, 66 Kankakee

Visitation:  Monday, July 27th from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Monday, July 27th at 7:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  At a later date
Cremation rites have been made accordingly

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Clara Lou Kellerhals, 90 Milford

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford

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Joan Carlson, 79 Kankakee

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

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Richard (Rick) Kimnach, 62 Bloomfield, IN

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

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Rachel Lober, of Cissna Park

Visitation:  Sunday, July 26th from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park & Monday, July 27th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Christian Bible Church in Cissna Park
Funeral Service:  Monday, July 27th at 10:00 a.m. at Christian Bible Church in Cissna Park
Burial:  Cissna Park Cemetery

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Elizabeth N.J. Eighnor, 92, Shelbyville, IL and formerly of Sheldon

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday, July 24 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon.
Cemetery: Sheldon Cemetery
Visitation: 1 hour prior to the service

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Harold Morgan, 83, of Hoopeston, IL.

A visitation will be held 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Sunday July 26, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. Monday July 27, 2015 at the funeral home, with Rev. James Lloyd officiating.  Burial will follow in the Rossville Cemetery


Arrangements are by the Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.

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Lorraine Otto, 97, Watseka, IL

Visitation: Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home
Funeral Service: Monday July 27, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. A one hour visitation will be held prior to services at the church
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.

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Lorraine Rulien, 83, Watseka IL.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 23 from 4-8 p.m., at Baier Funeral Home. Cremation Rites have been made accordingly following Funeral Services.

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Larry Jones, 72, Watseka, IL

Visitation Friday July 24th, 4-7 also Saturday from 10-11, with a 11:00 service at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

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Lorraine Otto, 97, of Watseka IL

Arrangements are pending at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, Illinois.

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James “Jim” Butler, 69 Sheldon

Visitation:  Monday, July 20th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, July 21st at 10:00 a.m. at St. Edmund Catholic Church in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka

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Marjorie Ingold, 90, of Rankin, IL

Visitation:  Monday, July 20th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, July 21st at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

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Anna Wessels, 48 of Woodland

Cremation Rites have been made accordingly with the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Madeline T. Conrad, 86 of Sheldon

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Friday, July 17, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon. Private graveside services will be held at the Sheldon Cemetery.

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David Bain Ashcraft, 64, of Gifford

Arrangements are pending at the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac.

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William Cunningham, 45, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Friday July 17, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home, with Pastor Micah Mobley officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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James Ehrhardt 77 of Milford, formerly of Watseka.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 4-8 pm at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 10:00 am also at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka with Rev. Wayne Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Creek Cemetery at Stockland at a later date.

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Marilyn Hayden, 84, of Hoopeston,

Per her wishes she will be cremated and no services will be held.  Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Willie Schmidt, 91 of Watseka.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Schwer. Pastor Matt Steendahl will officiate. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Crescent City.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Schwer.

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Dale Goodwin, 73, of Rossville

Per his wishes, he will be cremated.  Visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. CST Saturday July 18, 2015 at the Stringtown Church of God 2390 S Stringtown Rd, Covington, IN 47932.  A memorial service will begin at 12:30 P.M. CST Saturday July 18, 2015 at the church, with Rev. Keith Klossner officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date.
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling arrangements

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Margaret June Norton Ritter, age 88, of Rossville, IL

A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday July 15, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  A celebration of June’s life will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday July 16, 2015 at Antioch Church of Christ 37604 N. 1900 E. Rd Rossville, IL, with Pastor Earl Eells officiating.  Burial will be at Rossville Cemetery.

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Ruth E. Keith, 85 of Watseka

Funeral services will be on Thursday July 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. David Field, an elder from the local congregation will be the speaker. Visitation will be on Thursday from 1:00-3:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in Prairie Dell Cemetery following the service.

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Steven Douglas Miller, 56, of Cissna Park

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 13, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Church in Cissna Park. Ministers of the church will officiate. Burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Cemetery in Cissna Park.

Visitation will be from 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

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William “Al” Janssen, 76 Watseka

Cremation rites have been made accordingly

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Melvin Dale Redman, 66 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, July 14th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, July 15th at 11:00 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery in Crescent City

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Nancy J. Augspurger, 76 of Paxton

Memorial Service 11:00am Tuesday July 14th at the Paxton Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the Glenn Cemetery.

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Shirley Ellen Bogard, 71, of Hoopeston, IL,

Per her wishes she will be cremated.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Thurman H. Meador, 95, of Wellington

Private Burial was held at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mr. Meador’s life.

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Dale W. Markwalder age 87, of Watseka IL.

Funeral Service will be at 10 A.M. on Thursday, July 9th at the Centennial Christian Church in Watseka. The visitation will be from 3-7 P.M. July 8th, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watskea and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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Bruce Alan Carlson, 60, of Hoopeston IL

The visitation will be held 4-7 P.M. Thursday July 9, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston IL. The funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. Friday July 10, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Thurman Meador, 95, of Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston.

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Bruce Carlson, 60 of Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.

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David C. Luke, 78, of Oldsmar, FL and Hoopeston, IL

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday July 11, 2015 at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, IL,  Burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston,

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Stella Doralene (Sapp) Williams, 90 Simpson, IL formerly of Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, July 7th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, July 7th at 1:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  GAR Cemetery in Watseka

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Stella Williams, 90 of Simpson formerly of Watseka.

Arrangments are pending at the Baier Funeral Home.

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Sandra Kay Lehmann, 69, of Onarga

The visitation will be held at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford from 4pm – 8pm on July 2, 2015. The funeral will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Schwer, Milford, IL at 11am on July 3, 2015 with an hour visitation before the service. She will be laid to rest in the church cemetery waiting for the final call to eternity in heaven with her Lord.

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Catherine J. (Goin) Olson, 81, of Hoopeston, IL.

A visitation will be held 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. A graveside service will follow the visitation Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Rankin Union Cemetery.

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Vera German 69, from Watseka, IL.

The visitation will be on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 11 a.m., at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. A one hour visitation will be held one hour prior to services.

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William L. “Bill” Herron, 79, of Milford

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford.

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Catherine Olson, 81, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Thursday July 2, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  A graveside service will follow the visitation Thursday July 2, 2015 at Rankin Union Cemetery.

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Donald O. Lindholm, 99, a former longtime resident of Sheldon

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday (June 28) at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be held at Knapp Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. Monday (June 29).

Burial will be in Sheldon Cemetery.

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Naomi Kottkamp, 76, Iroquois, IL

The visitation will be on Saturday June 27, 2015 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.
Funeral will follow the visitation at 12:00 p.m. at Centennial Christian Church.

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Delbert “Pod” Onnen, 74, of Watseka, IL

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 4-7pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10:00am, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka; with a one hour visitation prior to services.. Burial will follow at Prairie Dell Cemetery.

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Carles “Gene” Beckner, 82 of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Thursday June 25, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday June 26, 2015 at the funeral home, with Steve Unger officiating.  Burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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Barbara A. Hardwick 89 of Rossville, IL

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday June 23, 2015 at Sunset Memorial Park 3940 N. Vermilion St. Danville IL
Memorials may be made to the Rossville United Methodist Church 116 Maple St. Rossville, IL 60963.
Anderson Funeral home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements

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Mary Ellen Pfingsten 79 of Monticello, IL & formerly of Winter Haven, FL and Onarga

11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 25 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery at Woodworth the visitation will be 2 hours prior to the service

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Betty L. Allen, age 68 of Milford IL

Private graveside services will take place at a later date

4:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday June, 22, 2015 at Milford Christian Church in Milford

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Dixie Ferguson, 52, of Milford IL

Cremation Rites will be accorded by the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford

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Naomi Kottkamp, 76 of Iroquois, IL

Arrangements are pending at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, Illinois

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Robert “Bob” Mapes, 85 Ashkum

Visitation:  Monday, June 22nd from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Danforth
Funeral Service:  Monday, June 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Danforth
Burial:  Danforth Cemetery

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John W. White, age 89 of Sheldon

Service will be on Friday at Liberty Cemetery in Iroquois

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Martha Terry, formerly of Hoopeston and Loda, Illinois

Interment will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston is assisting family.

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John W. White 89, of Sheldon

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

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Randy L. Crow, 62, of Milford

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the Milford United Methodist Church and one hour prior to the services on Wednesday. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the Milford United Methodist Church with Graveside military rites will be performed by the Watseka American Legion Post #23 and VFW Post #7450.

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Ruth May Drollinger 80, of Hoopeston

A celebration of Ruth May Drollionger’s Life will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston. Bruial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Drollinger’s life.

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Kathern Juanita Adwell-Watson, 82

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the First Baptist Church, 430 S. High Street, Paxton with Rev. Bob Stilwell and Michael Adwell officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday (June 12) at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells Street, Paxton and at the church on Saturday one hour prior to the service.

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Ruth May Drollinger, 80, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Ruth May Drollinger’s Life will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston,  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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Anna Evelyn “Johnnie” McCool, 89, of West Lafayette & formerly of Hoopeston

Visitation will be Monday, June 15, 2015, at the Locust Grove United Methodist Church, from 11 AM until the time of the Funeral Service at 12 PM, Burial will be at Locust Grove Cemetery.  Shoemaker Funeral Home, Otterbein, is assisting the Family.

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Ruth Drollinger, 80, of Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston.

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James Good, 83, of Watseka

Graveside services will be held privately. Burial will take place at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Hillside, IL.

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Roger G. Ennen, 87, of Milford

Cremation rites have been made accordingly. Burial will be held privately at a later date

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Daniel Reed Nunn Sr., 78, of Rossville

A visitation will be held 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Friday June 12, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  The funeral service will follow the visitation at 12:00 P.M. Friday June 12, 2015 at the funeral home, with Pastor Kevin Purdy officiating.  Burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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Donald Tebo 66

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon. Pastor Allen Davis will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Prairie Dell Cemetery at Iroquois.

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Bette H. Schoolman, 76, Sheldon

Visitation 4-8 Thursday, Services Friday 10:30 all at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial in the Sheldon Cemetery.

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Fred E. Piggush, 89, Milford, IL

Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Milford Christian Church in Milford.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Milford Christian Church in Milford. Revs. Brent Zastrow, Gary Milton, and Neil Larimore will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford with military graveside rites by Watseka American Legion Post #23 and Iroquois County VFW Post #7450.

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James Nelson, 78, Paxton, IL

Visitation will be from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton. Burial will be at Glen Cemetery in Paxton.

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Glen Judy, 84, of Paxton, formerly of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Mr. Judy’s Life will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home, 309 E. Washington Street, Hoopeston, .  Military honors will be conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion prior to the service at the funeral home.  Visitation will be from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Following services cremation rites will be accorded and burial will take place at a later date.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Glen’s life.

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Thelma Beck, 94, of Danville passed away on June 3, 2015 at Hawthorne Inn Nursing Home in Danville.

A celebration of life graveside service for Thelma will be held on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville.

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Edna Wagner, 93 Cissna Park

Visitation:  Sunday, June 7th from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka & Monday, June 8th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth
Funeral Service:  Monday, June 8th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth
Burial:  St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Woodworth

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Bettie Brazel 84 of Watseka

Visitation Saturday 10-Noon with services at Noon all at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial in the Sugar Creek Cemetery.

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Harvey A. Carley, 74, of Fairbury and formerly of Crescent City

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Monday, June 8, 2015 at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Crescent City

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Evelyn A. Pyle Cronkhite, 92, of Checotah, Oklahoma, formerly of Hoopeston

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home, 309 E. Washington Street, Hoopeston, with Rev. Milton Allen officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Chronkhite’s life.

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Marcy Ellen Dalton, 63 Hoopeston

Per her wishes she will be cremated and a service will be held at a later date. 

Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements

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Ardell Windhorn 82, of Watseka

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. funeral service on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Crescent City. . Burial will be in St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery at Crescent City with military graveside rites by the Watseka American Legion Post #23 and Iroquois County VFW Post #7450.

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Roy Albert Carlson, 86, of Bushnell, FL, formerly of Hoopeston, IL,

A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Friday May 29, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  The funeral service will follow the visitation at 12:00 P.M. Friday May 29, 2015 at the funeral home, with Rev. Wade Meranda officiating.  Burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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Theresa Fordyce, 74 Beaverville

Visitation:  Friday, May 29th from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, May 29th at 1:00 p.m. at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Frances Louise Frye, 92 Penfield

Thank you to the staff of Illinois Knights of Templar, Paxton for the wonderful care and love they gave her. Graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Partlow Cemetery in Armstrong.  Memorials may be made to the Illinois Knights of Templar, Paxton, Illinois.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Frances life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on his memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Maria Guadalupe “Lupita”, 61 Hoopeston

Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2015, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 423 South 3rd St., Hoopeston. Father Patrick O’Neal will officiate. Burial follows at Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the church. Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on Maria’s memorial page at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com. Memorials may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church.

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Patricia “Susie” Martin, 61 Watseka

Visitation:  Wednesday, May 27th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Thursday, May 28th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, May 28th at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  G.A.R. Cemetery in Watseka

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Patricia “Susie” Martin, 61 Watseka

Visitation:  Wednesday, May 27th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Thursday, May 28th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, May 28th at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  G.A.R. Cemetery in Watseka

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Helen Murry, 77, of Hoopeston, IL

Visitation:  Tuesday, May 26th from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Shiloh Apostolic Church in Henning
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, May 26th at 1:00 p.m. at Shiloh Apostolic Church in Henning
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements

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Dorothy Jean Metz, 93 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Tuesday, May 26th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, May 27th at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Hoopeston
Graveside service to follow at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Blurton Funeral Home is handling the arrangements

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Robert L. Davis, 64 Danville

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28th at the Danville National Cemetery.
According to his wishes cremation rites have been accorded.

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

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Barb Land, 71 of Hoopeston

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

The Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements

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Barbara A. Sumner 79, of Milford

Funeral Service:  Saturday, May 23rd at the First United Methodist Church in Watseka
Private Burial in the Sumner Cemetery in Earl Park, IN

The Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka is handling the arrangements

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Stephen Highfill, 66, of Ozark, MO, formerly of Hoopeston,

Per his wishes he will be cremated.
Visitation:  Saturday, May 23rd from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Hoopeston
Memorial Service will be held at the church on Saturday at 12:00 p.m.
Following the Memorial Service military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #383 and VFW Buddy Egnew Post #4826.
Arrangements are being handled by the Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Ruth Roberts, 93, of Savoy, formerly of Armstrong

A Celebration of Mrs. Robert’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac, with Pastor Frank Hoss officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Partlow Cemetery in Armstrong.  Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at the Blurton Funeral Home.  .

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Kathleen Ellis, 88 Watseka

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 10a-12pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 12:00pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Jack M. Redman of Watseka passed away on November 23, 1943 at the age of 20 while serving his country as a U.S. Marine in World War II on the island of Tarawa Atol in the Central Pacific Ocean near Australia. His remains were recently identified in December 2014 by the United States Government following years of searching by his family.

Visitation will be from 10:30 am until the 12:00 pm funeral service on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at First United Methodist Church in Watseka, 301 S. 4th Street, Watseka, IL. Burial will be at G.A.R. Cemetery in Watseka.

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Wanda VonBerg , 86 of Cissna Park

Graveside Services will be held 11:00 am Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Cissna Park.

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Emma (Ecklersley)  Leak, 92 Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 4-7PM Friday, with Funeral Services 11AM Saturday all at the Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. Burial will follow in the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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Sean Warren, 45 Danville

A Celebration of Sean’s Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 15th, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac, with Pastor Tim VanRyn officiating.  Burial will follow the service at Partlow Cemetery in Armstrong.  Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 14th, at the funeral home.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Sean’s life.

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William A. Casper, 71 Rossville

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015, at the Rossville Cemetery,

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Arthur “Kenny” Kenneth Garrett, 64, of Hoopeston

Visitation:  Saturday, May 16th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  Saturday, May 16th at 1:00 p.m. at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston

Per his wishes cremation rites will be accorded

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

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Lewis “Ed” Simpson, 59, of Hoopeston

According to his wishes cremation rites will be accorded by the Blurton Funeral Home.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

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

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