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Mildred V. Brutlag, 96, of Watseka

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Baier Funeral Home from 4-7pm. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11:00 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodworth, IL. A one hour visitation will be held prior to services. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Woodworth, IL.

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Richard Clayton “Dick” Hampton, 71, of Hoopeston

Cremation rites will be accorded and a tribute to the life of Richard will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday March 7, 2017 at his home at 401 E. Penn St. Hoopeston.  All who knew and loved him are welcome to attend. 

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Evelyn E. (Miller) Brown, 88, of Bismarck

A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Tuesday February 21, 2017 at the Northside Church of Christ 17167 E. 2750 North Rd Bismarck, IL.  The funeral will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday February 22, 2017 at the Northside Church of Christ.  Burial will be at Gundy Cemetery in Bismarck, IL.

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Marie Irene Jones, 92, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Thursday February 23, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Thursday February 23, 2017 at the funeral home, with Rev. Sid Payne officiating.  Burial will follow in the Rossville Cemetery in Rossville, IL.

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Donald L. Natschke, 83, of Sheldon

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. Rev. Donald Love will officiate. Burial will follow at Iroquois Memorial Park Cemetery in Watseka.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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David “Pampaw” William Lackey Sr., 64, of Paxton and formerly of Rankin and Rossville

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park as well as one hour prior to the funeral services on Friday.

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Pamela Howard, 74, of Potomac, formerly of Westville

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday at the Potomac Community Building.  A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be at 6:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2017, at the Potomac Community Building.  Following the services there will be a family gathering at the Community Building.

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Barbara M. Maddin, 93, of Watseka

Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until the 2:00 pm funeral service on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.  Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Robert Ducat, 73 of Herscher

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 am on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Herscher, the Rev. Doug Hauber will officiate. Friends may call on Thursday morning at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. Burial will be in the Ashkum Catholic Cemetery.

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Melvin L. Allen, 93, of Woodland,

Visitation will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 11am until 1pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Services will also be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will follow at Body Cemetery in Woodland,

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John David Hoover, 47, of Watseka

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm, at Baier Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 11:00 am, at Baier Funeral Home. A one hour visitation will be held prior to services.  Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Lee Webster James, 83 of Hope

A memorial service will be held 2:30 PM on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Hope United Church of Christ. The family will receive friends from 12:30-2:30 PM at church. Burial will be at Embury Cemetery.

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Melvin Allen, 93, of Watseka

Arrangements are pending with Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Alicia Weber, 36, of St. Anne

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 2-4pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Memorial Service will also be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 4:00 pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka

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Frederic Porter Jack, 79, of Chebanse

A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 4:00-6:30 pm at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.

Private family burial of cremains will take place at a later date.

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Shirley Hickman, 85 of Florida Formerly of Cissna Park

Arrangement’s are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park

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Joyce Heideman, 72, of Watseka.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 8am until 11 am, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Service will also be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11:00 am, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will follow at Flesher Cemetery in Crescent City

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Norma Elliott, 86, of Spartanberg, SC

Private services will be held in Watseka, IL. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetary in Watseka IL.

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Donald Becker, 59, of Watseka

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Cornerstone Church in Woodland.

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David Lopez Perez, 71, of Thawville

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga. Burial will follow at Onarga Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga.

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Robert L. “Bob” McCay, 85, of Hoopeston and formerly of Goodwine

A memorial services will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Pastor Gail Meyers will officiate. A private family graveside service will take place at a later date at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland.

Visitation will also be on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the 12:00 memorial service at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford.

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David Dean Bickers, 59, of Milford

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Ed Highfill will officiate. Private graveside services will be held at a later date at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford and 1 hour prior to the service.

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Carol Ann Sims, 59, of Normal

A Celebration of Carol Ann Sims’ life will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the First Christian Church, in Hoopeston.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at Beck Memorial Home, 209 E. Grove Street, Bloomington, IL and from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the First Christian Church in Hoopeston.

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Richard A. Smith, 79, of Onarga

Arrangments are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga

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Mack Butterfield, 83, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Rev. Mack J. Butterfield’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 3, 2017, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston,  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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Harold B. Sollars, 83, of Potomac

 A Celebration of Harold Sollars Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac,  Military honors will be conducted by the Potomac American Legion at the funeral home.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  According to his wishes cremation rites will be accorded.

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Mary Etta Allen, 89, of Watseka

Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the 1:00 pm funeral service on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Rev. Robert Sabo will officiate. Burial will be at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Loda.

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Ruby Allene Summers, 79, of Gilman, IL; previously of Hoopeston

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 4pm until 7pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, IL. Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 7pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will follow on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:0am, at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston,

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Dustin Marshall, 41, of Danville

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday February 2, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday February 3, 2017 at the funeral home, Following the funeral service, cremation rites will be accorded and a private family burial will be held at a later date.

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Beverly J. Abbott, 85, of Potomac

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Mann’s Chapel,

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Ethel M. Allen, 91, of Milford

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford as well as one hour prior to the funeral services on Wednesday.

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Eric Reeves 65 of Milford

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Henry F. Thornton, 93, of Potomac

Visitation will be held at Blurton Funeral Home, 400 North Vermilion Street, Potomac, Illinois from 2-4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held at No. Ten Church of Christ, Potomac, Illinois at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 30, 2017. Burial will follow in Partlow Cemetery, Armstrong. Military will be accorded by Potomac American Legion Post #428.

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Roger L. Ball, Sr., 75, of Milford

Cremation was accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies.

Memorial Ceremony and Gathering: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Milford United Methodist Church, 118 N. Axtel Ave., Milford, IL .  Memorial Gathering will follow until 1:00 p.m.

Inurnment will be held at a later date at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria.

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Cindy Powell, 60, of Hoopeston

Per her wishes, she will be cremated and a private family burial will be held at a later date.

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Donna L. Seggebruch, 62, of Milford

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Ash Grove. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery at Ash Grove.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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Edna M. Howard, 92 of Milford

Funeral services will be on Tuesday January 24, 2017 at 12 noon at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford .Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the 12 noon service. Burial will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland.

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Virginia Kider-Walter, 92, of Rossville, IL

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Tuesday January 24, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home,   Burial will follow in the Rossville Cemetery in Rossville, IL.

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Eileen M. Strough, 95, of Gilman

Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the 2:00 pm funeral service on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Watseka.

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William C. Fulkner, 76, of Ashkum

Memorial Visitation will be Monday 1/30 from 3 to 8 with memorial Services Tuesday 1/31 all at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton. Cremation Rites have been accorded burial will be held in the Ashkum Township Cemetery

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Reva F. Lloyd, 97, of Hoopeston

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Rossville Cemetery,

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Marjorie R. Frye, 87, of Donovan

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Donovan United Methodist Church. Rev. Kevin Wolfe will officiate. Burial will be in Prairie Dell Cemetery at Iroquois.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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Harold Leroy “Marblehead” Fritz, 86, of Rossville

Per his request, cremation rites will be accorded.  A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Wednesday January 18, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.   No burial will be held.  Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384.

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Tommy R. Creamer, Sr., 65, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Thursday January 19, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday January 20, 2017 at the funeral home,  Burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, with military rites being accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion #384.

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Dorothy Guimond, 95, of Bourbonnias

Funeral mass will be on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 11:00 am at Maternity BVM Church in Bourbonnais Visitation will be on Friday from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at the church. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kankakee.

 

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Stanton “Stan” Fredrickson, 86, of Paxton

Graveside services for family and friends will be at 10:00 am on Thursday January 19, 2017 at Glen Cemetery in Paxton.  Military graveside rites will be provided by the Paxton American Legion.

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Samuel “Sammy” Drayer, 73 of Rankin

Visitation will be on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park from 3:00-7:00 pm and one hour prior to the funeral service. Funeral services will be on Monday, January 16, 2017 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cissna Park at 11:00 am Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Cissna Park.

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Wilma M. Wyss, 84, of Cissna Park

Funeral services will be at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00 am Burial will be in the Cissna Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Saturday at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park.

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Margaret A. Rife, 79, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Margaret Rife’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 13, 2017, at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Rossville Cemetery.

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Ida “Ann”  Brown 92, of Watseka

Visitation will be Thursday 1/12 from 4-7 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Services will be Friday 1/13 at St. Edmund Catholic Church in Watseka. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Martinton

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Donald McFarland, 94, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Tuesday January 17, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Rev. Wade Meranda officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.  Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384.

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Sherry Strong Hoffman, 69

The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 pm on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm on Friday. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.

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Arthur “Arkie” Schroeder, 76, of Milford

Graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 pm on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford.

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Arthur “Art” Feller, 94, of Cissna Park

Visitation will be from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon on Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park. Graveside services will immediately follow at the Cissna Park Cemetery with military rites by the Cissna Park American Legion Post #527.

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Mary F. Grimes 79, of Summerset, SD

Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Burial will be held at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford.

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Karry Gray, 55, of Watseka.

Cremation rites have been made accordingly.

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Merle Lemenager, 88, of Clifton

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday with a prayer service at 4:30 pm on January 8, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in L’Erable. Burial will be in the L’Erable Cemetery.

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Glen Edgar Galbert, 73, of Danville, formerly of Crawfordsville, Indiana

According to his wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  There will be no services scheduled at this time.

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Dana Miller, 62 of Bradley

Visitation will be held Saturday 1/7 from 2 to 3 with services at 3 all at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

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John Wesley Duff, 97, of Watseka

Visitation will be on Thursday January 5th from 4-6 pm at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be on Friday January 6th at 12 noon at the funeral home with Dr. Kenneth Vaux officiating. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka

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Norma McCullough, 85, of Watseka

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will immediately follow at Iroquois Memorial Park in Watseka.

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Francis Melson, 82 of Watseka

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at St. Edmund Catholic Church in Watseka.  Burial will be at G.A.R. Cemetery in Watseka with military graveside rites by the Watseka American Legion Post #23 and Iroquois County VFW Post #7450.

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Parker James, 96, of Watseka

A memorial visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the 3:00 p.m. memorial service on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Rev. Sandy Onken will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.

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Lucille Bray, 97, of Potomac, IL

Visitation will be held from 6-8PM on Tuesday January 3, 2017 at Blurton Funeral Home, Potomac, IL.  Graveside services will be held at 11AM on January 4, 2017 at the Potomac Cemetery, Potomac IL

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Ruth Elaine Abbott, 58, of Hoopeston, IL

Cremation rites will be accorded and no services will be held at this time.

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Dale Leonard Singleton, 92, a resident of Fishers, Indiana

The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, from 11 am-1 pm at Anderson Funeral Home, 427 East Main Street, Hoopeston, Illinois, with funeral service at 1 pm.  Graveside services and burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston.   Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384.

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Beverly Ann Greger, 82, of Rantoul and formerly of Villa Grove

Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Rankin. Pastor Molly Spence-Hawk will officiate. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Villa Grove Cemetery in Villa Grove.

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Luella E. Dubea, 93, of Iroquois

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Rev. Vicki Killus will officiate. Burial will be in Prairie Dell Cemetery at Iroquois.

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Helen M. Hasselbring, 91, of Cissna Park

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Idaville. Rev. Tim Hahn will officiate. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery at Idaville.

Visitation will be 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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Jane B. Davis, 103, of East Peoria and formerly of Watseka

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 11:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church, 215 E. Cherry St. in Watseka, Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Thursday at the church. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka, IL.

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Leonard “Jeff” Jeffrey Withers, 56, of Ellis

Celebration of Life Visitation for Jeff Withers will be from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday December 29, 2016, at Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac. Per Jeff’s wishes cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation. Services will be held at a later date.

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Etheleen Harwood, 70, of Watseka.

Visitation will be Thursday 12/29 from 1-3, services at 3 all at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will follow in the Iroquois Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Daniel Rothermel, 70, of Watseka.

Arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Ora Lee Bertram, 84, of Stockland

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from 11am until 1pm, at Baier Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm, at Baier Funeral Home. Pastor Brent Zastrow will officiate. Burial will follow at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland.

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William “Bill” Henry Fleming, 97, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of William “Bill” Henry Fleming’s Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Randy Walters officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery

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Marlene M. Redman, 77, of Watseka

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Monday, December 26, 2016 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Pastor Ben Stone and Rev. Wayne Meyer will officiate. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.

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James Harmeson, 75, of Watseka

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

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Mildred Grace Yates, 95, of Rantoul Formerly of Rankin

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. funeral service on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the Rankin United Methodist Church in Rankin. Burial will follow in Rankin Union Cemetery.

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Heidi Rieches, 59, of Cissna Park

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Friday, December 23, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Ash Grove. Rev. Matthew Montgomery will officiate. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery at Ash Grove.

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Rolland Light, 88, of Sheldon

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 23, 2016 at the Sheldon United Methodist Church. Revs. Robert Sabo and Vicki Killus will officiate. Burial will be in the Sheldon Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon and 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Masonic services will be conducted by the Sheldon Masonic Lodge at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

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Richard Radtke, 58, of Clifton

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until the 7:00 p.m. memorial service on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.

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Glen E. Foster, 90, of Hoopeston, formerly of Colchester and Sidell,

Celebration of Glen E. Foster’s Life will be held 12:00p.m. Saturday, December 17, 2016, at the First Presbyterian Church, 915 East Orange Street, Hoopeston, Illinois with Pastor Wade Meranda and Pastor Ann Schwartz officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow the service in Partlow Cemetery, Armstrong

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Leroy Williamson, 81, of Iroquois

Cremation rites will be accorded by Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Ruth Guill, 88, of Watseka.

Visitation will be held 11-Noon, services at Noon Friday 12/16, at Faith Lutheran Church in Watseka. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

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Deborah Williams, 59, of Milford

Visitation will be Sunday 12/18 from 2-8 at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, also one hour prior to the 11am service Monday 12/19 at the Milford Christian Church. Burial will follow in the Prairie Dell Cemetery in Iroquois.

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Jean Akers, 70, of Hoopeston

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

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Charles “Geren” Roberts, 62, of Gifford

Visitation will be held at Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac on Wednesday, December 14, from 4 to 8.  A celebration of his life will be held at the same location on Thursday, December 15, at 11 AM with Geren’s longtime friend, Kenny Chumbley, preacher at Gibson City church of Christ, officiating.  A graveside service burial will immediately follow at Partlow Cemetery in Armstrong.

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Randall K. Garner, 64, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Randall “Randy” K. Garner will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 12, 2016, at Blurton Funeral Home, with Pastor Bob Beckman officiating.  Military rites will be conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384 and VFW Post #4826 at the funeral home.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.  According to his wishes cremation rites will be accorded and burial will be held at a later date in Floral Hill Cemetery.

 

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Ronald Dunn 69 of Florida, Formerly of Watseka.

There will be a memorial service for family and friends to honor Ron July 29th, 2017 at Legion Park in Watseka over the Watseka Alumni Golf Tournament Weekend.

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Forrest Quentin Coleman, 84, of Loda

A visitation and funeral will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 1900 E. Main St., Building 49 at the Danville VA Complex in Danville. Immediately following the visitation and funeral will be an 11:00 am committal service held at the Danville VA National Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Danville American Legion Post #210. Pastor Levi Deatrick will officiate. Everyone is invited to a luncheon at the Grace Baptist Church in Paxton following the committal service in Danville. A Celebration of Life visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 pm on Friday at the Grace Baptist Church in Paxton.

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Kenneth “Kenny” Caisse, 65, of Paxton

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton. Private services for the family will be held at a later date.

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Marvin Rahn, 87, of Danforth

Visitation will be Monday 12/12/16 4-8pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton, also one hour prior to the 10:30 Tuesday service at the Zion Lutheran Church in Chebanse. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.

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Celestia Davis, 86, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Monday December 12, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 12:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home, with Rev. Thomas Cici officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

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Raymond L. Young, 85, of Cissna Park

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Friday, December 9, 2016 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cissna Park. Rev. Tim Hahn will officiate. Burial will be at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland with military graveside rites by the Cissna Park American Legion Post #527.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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Sheriff Mohammed, 73, of Rossville

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Thursday December 8, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home, with Pastor Jeff Alexander officiating.  Burial will follow in Mann’s Chapel Cemetery in rural Rossville, IL, with military rites being accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384 and VFW Buddy Egnew Post 4826.

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Phyllis J. “Mickey” Anderson

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E Pells, Paxton with Rev. Deb Domeier officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.
Visitation will Thursday from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

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Maria Claypool, 67, of Hoopeston

 Per her wishes, she will be cremated.  A visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday December 14, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  A memorial service will follow the visitation and will begin at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday December 14, 2016 at the funeral home.  No burial will be held.

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Shirley Boudreau, 84 of Martinton

Visitation will be held 4-8pm Friday at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton, services will be 10AM Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church in L’Erable. Burial in the L’Erable Catholic Cemetery.

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Marvin Leigh, 86, of East Lynn

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday December 7, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday December 8, 2016 at the First Church of God 1004 E. Orange St. Hoopeston.   Burial will follow in the East Lynn Cemetery in East Lynn, IL.  Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384 and the Hoopeston VFW Buddy Egnew Post #4826.

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Danny McGinley, 75, of Hoopeston

A visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Wednesday December 7, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 12:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Following the funeral service, cremation rites will be accorded.  Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384 and VFW Buddy Egnew Post 4826 at the funeral home following the service.

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