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Helen Bottorff, 89 Crescent City

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

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Lois Jean Chesnut, 81 Collison

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

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

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

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Penny Mulloy, 59 Sheldon

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

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Art Smiley, 94 East Lynn

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Eldor Henrichs, 85 Woodworth

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park

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Lillian Betka, 94 Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hooepston

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Kenneth D. Vaughn, 63 Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Clarence Wanamaker, 82 Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Charles Schultz, 76 Wellington

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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William Eugene “Billy” Drollinger, 40 Hoopeston

Per his wishes, Billy will be cremated.
Visitation:  Tuesday, September 30th from 12:00 (Noon) - 2:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service will follow the visitation and begin at 2:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Robert E. “Bob” Johnson, 92 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Monday, September 29th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, September 30th at 10:30 am at Hoopeston First Presbyterian Church
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery

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Albert Raymond Gier, 92 of Kankakee and formerly of Rankin

Visitation:  Monday, September 29th from 12:00-2:00 pm at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac
Celebration of Life:  Monday, September 29th at 2:00 pm at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac
Burial:  Rankin Union Cemetery

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Richard Penley, Sr., 57 Watseka

Visitation:  Friday, September 26th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, September 27th at 11:00 am at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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William Eugene “Billy”  Drollinger, 40 Hoopeston

Per his wishes, he will be cremated and no services will be held at this time.

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

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Patrick D. McNeely, 63 Hoopeston

Per his wishes, he will be cremated and no services will be held.

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

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Junior J. Simoneau, 80 Watseka

Visitation:  Wednesday, September 24th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Noon) at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, September 24th at 12:00 pm (Noon) at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  L’Erable Catholic Cemetery

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Ann Harwood, 97 Watseka

As per Ann’s wishes there will be no visitation.

Cremation rites have been made accordingly.

Private Graveside services will be held for the family, Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 27th at 11:00 am at St. Edmund’s Catholic Church in Watseka

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Charles Allen, 72 Milford

Visitation:  Wednesday, September 24th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Milford Christian Church
Private Graveside Services will be held at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford

The Knapp Funeral Home in Milford is handling the arrangements

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Anna Bell Nickles, 94, of Potomac

Visitation:  Saturday, September 20th from 1:00-2:00 pm at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Burial:  Rossville Cemetery

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Elizabeth “Betty” Hitchings, 87 Martinton

Visitation:  Friday, September 19th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Private Graveside Service at the Flesher Cemetery in Crescent City

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Joy Gayle Ramm, 64 Rantoul

Visitation:  Friday, September 19th from 10:00-11:00 am at the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac
Graveside Services:  Friday, September 19th at 11:30 am at Embury Cemetery

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Lester V. Henneinke, 94 Cissna Park

Visitation:  Thursday, September 18th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and Friday, September 19th from 10:00-11:00 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth
Funeral Service:  Friday, September 19th at 11:00 am at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth
Burial:  St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Woodworth

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Janice Rogers, 76 Milford

Visitation:  Tuesday, September 16th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Milford Christian Church
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, September 17th at 2:30 pm at Milford Christian Church
Burial:  Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland

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James “Jim” C. Zordani, 49 Watseka

Cremation rites have been made accordingly.

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Carol M. Newman, 87 Hoopeston

Per her wishes, she will be cremated and a visitation will be held from 11:00 am -1:00 pm Saturday, September 20th at Hoopeston United Methodist Church.
Memorial Service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 pm at the Hoopeston Methodist Church

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Virginia R. Simons, 84 Kentland, IN

Visitation:  Tuesday, September 16th from 9:00-10:50 am (CST) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kentland, IN
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, September 16th at 11:00 am (CST) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kentland, IN
Burial:  St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Kentland, IN

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Orval Carl Geiken, 92 Milford

Visitation:  Tuesday, September 16th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, September 17th at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford
Burial:  Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford

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Marvin “Cotton” Fritchley, 87 Cissna Park

Visitation:  Monday, September 15th from 4:00-7:30 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and Tuesday, September 16th from 10:00-11:00 am at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ash Grove
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, September 16th at 11:00 am at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ash Grove
Burial:  St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery at Ash Grove

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Brian Cervenka 50 of Chicago

Visitation 11-12:30 Thursday @ Knapp Funeral Home Watseka

Funeral Mass @ 1 Thursday at St. Edmunds.

 

Visitation 11-12:30 Thursday @ Knapp Funeral Home Watseka

Funeral Mass @ 1 Thursday at St. Edmunds.

 

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Cynthia Eichelberger, 58 of Paxton

Visitation 4-7 Thursday @ Knapp Miller Funeral Home in Paxton.

A celebration of life service Friday 10am @ Moriah Foundation in Normal

 

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Avery Haas 41 of Hoopeston

 

Visitation 11-noon, service noon Saturday at Brown Alkire

Cremation rites have been accorded burial at a later date.

 

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William “Bill” Burk, 62 Watseka

A memorial service gathering will take place in Lakeview Park in Watseka on Saturday, September 6th from 2:00-5:00 pm

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Barbara Jean Cline, 69 Watseka

Visitation:  Saturday, September 6th from 10:00 am - 12:00 (Noon) at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, September 6th at 12:00 (Noon) at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  At a later date following cremation rites after service

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Dale Wilfred Webster, 90 Donovan

Visitation:  Friday, September 5th from 10:00 am until 12:00 (Noon) at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, September 5th at 12:00 (Noon) at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Prairie Dell Cemetery in Iroquois, IL

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Kenneth Schneider, 64 Hoopeston

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Suzanne Sauberli, 64 Donovan

Visitation:  Saturday, September 6th from 1:00-4:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon

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Cathy M. Cahoe, 56 Glouster, OH and formerly of Watseka

Visitation:  Friday, September 5th from 9:00-11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, September 5th at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Gaffield Cemetery in Iroquois

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Anna Lucht, 96 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, September 2nd from 4:00-7:30 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Wednesday, September 3rd from 10:00-11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, September 3rd at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Ronald Newnum, 77 Potomac

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 6th at 1:00 pm at Potomac American Legion

The family has entrusted the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac to assist them in honoring his life

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Norma Pfefferle, 85 Sheldon

Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, September 6th at 12:00 (Noon) at the Sheldon Cemetery

The Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon is handling the arrangements.

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Barbara Unger, 96 Hoopeston

Memorial Service:  Tuesday September 2nd at 2:00 pm at Hoopeston United Methodist Church
A 2nd Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 20th in Clemente, California
Burial will take place in the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

The family has entrusted the Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel to assist them in honoring her life

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Rodney J. McGrew, 61 Watseka

Visitation:  Saturday, August 30th from 2:00-4:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, August 30th at 4:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Linda L. Jennings, 72 Paxton

Visitation:  Friday, August 29th from 12:00 (noon) - 2:00 pm at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton
Funeral Service:  Friday, August 29th at 2:00 pm at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton
Burial:  Elliott Cemetery

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Truman “Buck” Spain, 94 Potomac

Visitation:  Friday, August 29th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 30th at 11:00 am at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac
Burial:  Potomac Cemetery

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Don Cade, 83 formerly of Hoopeston

Graveside services will be held at 9:30 am on Saturday, August 30th at Floral Hill Cemetery. 
At the request of his wife, Venemore Cade, he is being buried in the Floral Hill Cemetery. 
Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
The Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Dale Arseneau, 66 Watseka

Visitation:  Sunday, August 31st from 1:00-4:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Sunday, August 31st at 4:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Dale Webster, 90 Donovan

Arrangements are pending at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Patricia “Pat” L. Crews, 66 Hoopeston

Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, September 2nd at 11:00 am at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

The family has entrusted the Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston to assist them in honoring her life.

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Anna Marie Teegarden, 77 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Thursday, August 28th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Friday, August 29th at 10:00 am at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

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Clara B. Long, 81 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Friday, August 29th from 12:00 (Noon) - 2:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Friday, August 29th at 2:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

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James R. “Jim” Kaag, 91 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Saturday, August 30th from 1:00-3:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Saturday, August 30th at 3:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston

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Clair Brazel, 83 Watseka

Visitation:  Friday, August 29th from 5:00-8:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, August 30th at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Sugar Creek Cemetery, Stockland

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Thomas A. Richards, 74 Thawville

Visitation:  Wednesday, August 27th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga

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Lenore Langellier, 94 Martinton

Visitation:  Wednesday, August 27th from 4:00-7:00 pm with a Rosary Service at 7 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, August 28th at 10:00 am at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Martinton
Burial:  Mount Olivet Cemetery, Martinton

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Barbara Gucciardo, 77 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, August 26th from 4:30-6:30 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, August 26th at 6:30 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Cremation rites have been made accordingly

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Leslie Miller, 81 Salt Springs Resort in Florida, formerly of Watseka

Visitation:  Thursday, August 28th from 1:00-3:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Thursday, August 28th at 3:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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DeAnna Warren, 67 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Tuesday, August 26th from 4:00-6:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  Following the Visitation on Tuesday at 6 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
No Burial will be held

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Mattie Barrett, 70 Hoopeston

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

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

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Phyllis Eells, 84 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Saturday, August 30th from 2:00-3:00 pm at Hoopeston United Methodist Church in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  Saturday, August 30th at 3:00 pm at Hoopeston United Methodist Church in Hoopeston
Burial:  Amity Cemetery in Goodwine

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Robert Glenn, 80 Hoopeston

Cremation rites will be accorded.
Visitation:  Friday, September 5th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  To follow visitation at 1:00 pm on Saturday at the Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384 and the Hoopeston VFW “BUDDY EGNEW” Post #4826 at the funeral home following the service.
Per his wishes, no burial will be held and his ashes will be scattered

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Carolyn HIllary, 80 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, August 26th from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at Donovan United Methodist Church in Donovan
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, August 26th at 1:00 pm at Donovan United Methodist Church in Donovan
Burial:  Beaver Cemetery in Donovan

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Barbara “Jeanie” Deck, 64 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Friday, August 22nd from 12:00-1:00 pm at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
A Celebration of Life:  Friday, August 22nd at 1:00 pm at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Burial:  Rossville Cemetery

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Virginia Richardson, 86 Rossville

Visitation:  Saturday, August 23rd from 1:00-3:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Saturday, August 23rd at 3:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Mann’s Chapel Cemetery in Rossville

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Carolyn Ann Hillary, 80 Watseka

Arrangements are pending at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Frank Coughenour, 90 Sheldon

Visitation:  Wednesday, August 20th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, August 20th at 7:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Thursday, August 21st at 11:00 am at Sheldon Cemetery

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Brooklynn Rose Gipson, 5 weeks Sheldon

Visitation:  Friday, August 22nd from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, August 22nd at 3:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Sheldon Cemetery

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Clara Guffey, 85 Hoopeston

Cremation rites will be accorded.
Visitation:  Friday, August 22nd from 10:00-11:00 am at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Memorial Service:  Friday, August 22nd at 11:00 am at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial will be held at a later date.

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Rosa White, 75 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Friday, August 22nd from 4:00-7:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Saturday, August 23rd at 11:30 am at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston

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Geraldine “Gerry” Boyden, 89 Wellington

Per her wishes, cremation rites were accorded.
Visitation:  Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00 am until Noon at Wellingtong United Methodist Church
Memorial Service:  Saturday, August 23rd at Noon at Wellington United Methodist Church
Burial:  Sugar Creek Cemetery near Stockland

The family has entrusted the Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel to assist and honro Gerry’s life.

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Rick Anderson, 71 Milford

Visitation:  Saturday, August 16th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford & Sunday, August 17th from 2:00-3:00 pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Milford
Funeral Service:  Sunday, August 17th at 3:00 pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Milford
Burial:  Private Burial at a later date

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Sandra Sue Webster, 62 Martinton

Visitation:  Sunday, August 10th 4:00-8:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka & Monday, August 11th from 10:00-11:00 am at Baier Funerl Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Monday, August 11th at 11:00 am at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Mount Olivet Cemetery, Martinton

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Guy Storm Jr., 83 Burkburnett, TX and formerly of Watseka

Visitation:  Saturday, August 9th from 10:00-11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, August 9th at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Wilson Cemetery in Ashkum

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Myra E. Virkus, 100 Pontiac and formerly of Onarga

Memorial Visitation:  Saturday, August 9th from 10:00-11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga
Memorial Service:  Saturday, August 9th at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga
Burial:  Follow the service in Onarga Cemetery

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Jeannette Fern McCann, 72 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Friday, August 8th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Saturday, August 9th at 11:00 am Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home is handling arrangements

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Carl “Butch” Robertson, 89 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Monday, August 4th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Noon) at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Celebration of Life:  Monday, August 4th at 12:00 pm (Noon) at Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel in Hoopeston
Burial:  East Lynn Cemetery

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Elmer “Bill” Perkins, 79 Iroquois

Visitation:  Sunday, August 3rd from 2:00-5:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon
Funeral Service:  Monday, August 4th at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon
Burial:  Goodland Cemetery in Goodland, IN

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Mark Lustfeldt, 52 Oldsmar, FL

Visitation:  Sunday, August 3rd from 1:00-3:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Sunday, August 3rd at 3:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Woodworth

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Thelma Stone, 94 Watseka

Visitation:  Monday, August 4th 10:00-11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Monday, August 4th at 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  G.A.R. Cemetery in Watseka

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Robert Eugene Parrish, 85 Danville

Memorial Service:  Thursday, July 31st at 10:00 am at the Hope United Church of Christ in Armstrong
Burial will follow service at Stearns Cemetery with full military rites conducted by American Legion Post #210.
According to his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded by the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel.

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David Senesac, 59 Watseka

Visitation:  Tuesday, July 29th from 4:00 -7:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, July 29th at 7:00 pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Shirley Ann Watson, 75 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Tuesday, July 29th from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Graveside Service will follow the visitation at 1:15 pm at Bethel Cemetery in rural Alvin
Burial:  Bethel Cemetery

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Aaron Townsend “Twinkie”, 28 Woodland

Cremation rites have been made accordingly.

A Memorial Service to be held at a later date.

Baier Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

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Jessie Lynch, 94 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Wednesday, July 30th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Thursday, July 31st at 10:00 am at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Milford

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Elizabeth “Betty” Schmidt, 87 Thawville

Visitation:  Sunday, July 27th 3:00-6:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga and Monday, July 28th 10:00-11:00 am at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Thawville
Funeral Service:  Monday, July 28th 11:00 am at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Thawville
Burial:  Ridgeland Twp. Cemetery in Thawville

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Harry R. Scharlach, 102 Normal and formerly of Watseka and Hoopeston

A private funeral service will be held at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka

Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Wayne Chenoweth, 91 Paxton and formerly of Rankin

Visitation:  Friday, July 25th from 10:00a-12:00 (Noon) at Knapp Funeral Home in Rankin
Funeral Service:  Friday, July 25th 12:00 (Noon) at Knapp Funeral Home in Rankin
Burial:  Rankin Union Cemetery

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Geraldine M. Johnson, 94 Hoopeston

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, July 25th at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. 

The family has entrusted the Brown-Alkire Funeral Chapel to assist them in honoring Mrs. Johnson’s life.

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Charles Cannon, 93 Armstrong

The family will be receiving visitors Friday, July 25th at the Booher Family Home in Armstrong from 1:00-6:00 pm
Visitation:  Saturday, July 26th from 12:00 (Noon) until 1:00 pm at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac
A Memorial Service:  Saturday, July 26th at 1:00 pm at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac
Burial:  Partlow Cemetery in Potomac with full military rites by the Potomac American Legion

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Cora V. Wilken, 89 Onarga

Visitation:  Wednesday, July 23rd 9:00a-11:00a at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga
Funeral Service:  Wednesday, July 23rd 11:00 am at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga
Burial:  Onarga Cemetery

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Freda L. Krum, 90 Norridge, IL

Visitation:  Friday, July 25th 5:00-7:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Friday, July 25th 7:00 pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka
Burial:  Private Graveside Service will be held on Monday, July 28th at Lawrence Memorial Park in Lawrence, Kansas

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Sarah A. Heffelfinger, 29 Hoopeston

Cremation rites will be accorded and a visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 23rd from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service will follow the visitation at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, July 23rd at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial in the Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston

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Robert (Bob) Gummere, 82 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Thursday, July 24th 4:00-8:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Friday, July 25th 10:00 am at Hoopeston First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Hoopeston
Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park in Danville

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Charles Cannon, 93 Armstrong

Arrangements are pending at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel in Potomac

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Weldon Bohlman, 79 Watseka

Visitation:  Friday, July 18th from 4:00-7:00pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka & Saturday, July 19th 10:00-11:00am at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka
Funeral Service:  Saturday, July 19th at 11:00am at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka

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William Day, 51 East Lynn

Cremation rites will be accorded.
Visitation:  Saturday, July 26th 1:00-3:00pm at Morning Star Church in Rossville
A Memorial Service will follow visitation at 3:00pm at Morning Star Church in Rossville
No burial will be held.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is in charge of arrangements.

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Harold Simpson, 63 Hoopeston

Visitation:  Monday, July 21st 4:00-7:00pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Funeral Service:  Tuesday, July 22nd 11:00am at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston
Burial:  Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston

Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

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Carroll L. Barrett, 78, of Talbot, IN

Carroll L. Barrett, 78, of Talbot, IN.  Visitation will be Friday, July 18, at the Boswell Church of Christ, from 5pm until the time of the Memorial Service at 7pm.  Shoemaker Funeral Home in Otterbein, IN, is assisting the family.

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Maria Paulina Barrera, 55, of Hoopeston

Maria Paulina Barrera, 55, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 10:44 P.M. Friday July 11, 2014 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was born June 22, 1959, in Puebla, Mexico, the daughter of Luis and Domitila (Omana) Rios. She married Jose Barrera on December 22, 1982 in Puebla, Mexico. He survives in Hoopeston, IL.
She is survived by three daughters, Magali (Alejandro) Espitia Ortega, Julieta (Rene) Rodriguez Dominguez and Cita (Edwin) Grijalva Romero all of Ambia, IN; two sons, Gilberto (Carmen) Barrera Alconedo and David (Lucerito) Barrera Alconedo of Ambia, IN; 5 sisters, Beatris Alconedo Omana, Pajita Alconedo Omana, Lena Alconedo Omana, Veta Alconedo Omana and Christina Alconedo Omana; 6 brothers, Emiliano Alconedo Omana, Senaido Alconedo Omana, Primitibo Alconedo Omana, Doroteo Alconedo Omana, Tereso Alconedo Omana and Federico Alconedo Omana; 15 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sons, one half-brother and one half-sister.
Maria was a homemaker. She enjoyed shopping, cooking, walking, taking her grandchildren to the park and spending time with her family.

Memorials may be made to the family of Maria Barrera C/O Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.

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Daniel “Dan” Eugene Deck Sr., 75, of Potomac

Daniel “Dan” Eugene Deck Sr., 75, of Potomac, passed away at 8:35 p.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at his home.
Dan was born on November 4, 1938, in Danville, the son of Howard and Frances Mabel (Smith) Deck.  He married Cathy Phillips on November 6, 1976, in Rossville.  She survives.
He is also survived by two sons- JR (Chris) Deck and Chad (Liz) Deck both of Potomac; daughter- Amanda Deck of Potomac; four grandchildren- Brynden Deck, Cole Deck, Jonathan Deck and Aidyn Deck; sister- Lois (Bob) Chesnut of Danville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers- Richard and James Deck and two sisters- Barbara Romero and Peggy Goin.
Dan worked for several years in construction.  He enjoyed watching the Chicago Bears and Fighting Illini.  He also enjoyed fishing, watching the O’Reilly Factor and spending time with his family and grandkids. 
Graveside services for Mr. Deck will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014, at Gundy Cemetery in Bismarck, with Pastor Randy Holden officiating.  Memorials may be made in Dan’s name to the American Cancer Society.  The family has entrusted the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac to assist them in honoring Dan’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on his memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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