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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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Brooke R. Fleming, 21 Danforth

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015 at St. Edmund Catholic Church in Watseka. Private burial will take place at a later date in Maple Grove Cemetery at Milford.

Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka with a prayer service being held at 3:30 p.m.

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Guadalupe B. Martinez, 68, of Hoopeston

A celebration of Lupe’s life will be held at 12:00-2:00 pm Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Blurton Funeral Home, Hoopeston.

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Gladys Mae Cleveland, 101, of Hoopeston

According to her wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  A memorial service for Mrs. Cleveland will be held at a later date.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Cleveland’s life.

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Christopher John Helferich, 36, of Rossville

A Celebration of Christopher’s Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Morningstar Church, 201 North Chicago, Rossville, Illinois,  Visitation will be from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Friday at the church.  Burial will follow the service in Rossville Cemetery.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston to assist them in honoring Christopher’s life. 

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Shirley Ann Morris, 75, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Mrs. Morris’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 7, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston,  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in

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Lewis B. “Lew” Osterbur, of Springfield, formerly of Onarga and Quincy,89

A graveside service, with military honors, will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm in the Onarga Cemetery, Onarga IL.

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Ralph Lewis, 84, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Friday May 8, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  The funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:00 P.M. Friday May 8, 2015 at the funeral home, with Pastor Micah Mobley officiating.  Burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, with military rites being accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion and VFW Posts.

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Virginia Bozell, 89 Watseka

Visitation:  Thursday, May 7th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, May 7th at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  will be held at a later date at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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William Bell, 54 Covington, IN formerly of Rossville

A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Monday May 11, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  A private graveside service will be held.

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Sonja Kay Martin, 69 Milford

Gathering of Friends:  Saturday, May 16th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Milford Christian Church in Milford
Memorial Service:  Saturday, May 16th at 11:00 a.m. at Milford Christian Church in Milford

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Orlen Munsterman, 64 Cissna Park

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 8, 2015 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Ash Grove.  Burial will be at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery at Ash Grove.

Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park as well as one hour prior to the funeral services on Friday at church.

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James Redmore, 75 Watseka

Cremation rites have been made accordingly.

Burial will be held at a later date.

The Baier Funeral Home in Watseka is handling the arrangements.

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Tyler Jorgenson 29 of Milford

Visitation:  Monday, May 4th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, May 5th at 11:00 a.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Burial:  Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland

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Earl Fetters, 85 Gilman

Visitation:  Friday, May 1st from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga
Funeral Service:  Friday, May 1st at 1:00 p.m. at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga
Burial:  Onarga Cemetery

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James “Wes” Kissack, 77 Milford

Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, April 30th at 1:30 p.m. at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland

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

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Mark L. Bruens, 61, of Milford

Visitation Thursday 4-8 at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Visitation also Friday from 10-11, with the 11 service at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Milford. Burial will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery at Stockland.

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Edith Marie (Clouse) Carlson-Deany, 92 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Wednesday, April 29th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Thursday, April 30th at 11:00 a.m. at First Christian Church in Hoopeston
Burial in the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements

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Bobby Alexander, 74, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Bobby’s Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 1st at Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Friday at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial will follow the service at the Danville National Cemetery, with full military rites conducted

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

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Craig A. Mann, 55, of Potomac

A Celebration of Craig’s Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac,  Burial will follow the service in Manns Chapel Cemetery in Rossville.  Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Craig’s life. 

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Winfred Burton, 78, of Armstrong

A Celebration of Winfred’s Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the Crossroads Christian Church in Danville, with Pastor Miles Clark officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Partlow Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac and from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Wednesday at the church.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Winifred’s life. 

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Thelma (Timmons) Zorns, 89, of Danville, IL, formerly of Rossville, IL

Visitation will be held 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday April 28, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday April 29, 2015 at the funeral home,  Interment will be in the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.


Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements. 

 

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Ginger M. Newman, 46, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Ginger’s Life will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston, with Steve Unger officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Following the services cremation rites will be accorded.  She will be laid to rest at a later date in Floral Hill Cemetery.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Ginger’s life.

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Minnie Mae Kroll, 91, of Milford

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Rev. Robert Killion and Rev. John Story will officiate. Burial will be in Sugar Creek Cemetery at Stockland.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford and 1 hour prior to the service on Friday.

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Judith “Judy” M. Brown, 70, of Danville

A Celebration of Judy’s Life will be at 12:00 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2015, at the Southside Church of the Nazarene, 1629 King Street, Tilton, with Pastor Raymie Gordon officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday at the church.  According to her wishes cremation rites will be accorded following the service.  Burial will take place following the cremation in Lower Mound Cemetery in Covington at 12:00 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2015.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac to assist them in honoring Judy’s life. 

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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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