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Obituaries Archives for 2017-07

Bertha Hammerton, 107, of Peoria

Funeral services for Mrs. Hammerton will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Blurton Funeral Home, 309 East Washington Street, Hoopeston. Pastor Bruce McQuigg will officiate. Burial will be at Floral Hills Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to New Beginnings Church, Hoopeston, Illinois. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston to assist them in honoring Mrs. Hammerton’s life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Roy L. “Big Roy” Menzo, 65, of Hoopeston, IL

Cremation rites have been accorded and a graveside service will be held at 12:00 P.M. Friday July 28, 2017 at the Danville National Cemetery 1900 E. Main St. Danville, IL.
 
Memorials may be made to the family of Roy Menzo C/O Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Roy’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Robert Andrew Alkire, 67, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Robert Andrew Alkire’s Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the First Christian Church, in Hoopeston, with Pastor Tom Cici officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the Blurton Funeral Home Brown-Alkire Chapel.  Masonic Service will be held at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Masonic Lodge or the GAO Grotto.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Bob’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Kathryn Jane Seidler, 90, of Danville

A Celebration of Kathryn Jane Seidler’s Life will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2017, at St. James United Methodist Church, with Pastor’s Randall Robinson and Justin Snider officiating.  Burial will follow the service in Sunset Memorial Park.  Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday at St. James United Methodist Church.  Memorials may be made to the St. James United Methodist Church or the Bismarck United Methodist Church.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston to assist them in honoring Mrs. Seidler’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Norma White, 82, of Hoopeston, IL

Cremation rites will be accorded and no services will be held.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Norma’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences. 
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Shirley Moore, 79, of Hoopeston, IL

A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Monday July 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. Monday at the funeral home, with Pastor Cathy Najmon officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
 
Memorials may be made to the Kankakee Valley Hospice 482 Main St NW, Bourbonnais, IL 60914; the Wellington United Methodist Church P.O. Box 112 Wellington, IL 60973 or the Ashkum United Methodist Church 208 N 3rd St, Ashkum, IL 60911.
 
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view mom’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
 
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
 

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Mark Drollinger, 54, of Hoopeston

Mark Scott Drollinger, 54, of Hoopeston, IL., passed away at 6:45 A.M. Thursday, July 6, 2017 at his home. He was born April 22, 1963, in Danville, IL, the son of Ralph E. Drollinger and Beverly (Watson) Drollinger. Ralph survives in Hoopeston. He married Susan Ward on March 17, 2017 in Hoopeston. She survives in Hoopeston.
 
He is survived by one son, Patrick Drollinger of Hoopeston, IL; one step son, Chris Land of Ridgefarm, IL.; step mother V. Jean Taflinger Drollinger; one sister, Nina Drollinger of Rankin, IL., one step sister, Debra Mae (Lupe) Rivera of Grand Prairie, Texas; one step brother, Phil (Dee) Hollen of Dallas, Texas; an aunt, Bonnie Watson Swan; two uncles, Danny (Gale) Watson and Howard (Carol) Drollinger and several nieces and nephews.
 
He was preceded in death by his mother, sister, Vickie Drollinger (Roger) Beaty and grandparents.
 
Mark was Chief of Police for the City of Hoopeston. He was a former investigator for the Vermilion County Sherriff’s Department. He was also a former Vermilion County Board member and a Hoopeston City Council member. Mark served in the United States Air Force, was a member of the United States Golf Association, Hubbard Trail County Club, American Legion, Masonic Star Lodge 709, and the United Fund of Grant Township. He loved golfing at Hubbard Trail, the children’s time at the library, visiting the kids at the school, and getting together every Sunday with his buddies to watch the Bears games. He loved to visit the French Quarters in New Orleans and was an avid Chicago sports fan. Mark had an infectious laugh and a wicked sense of humor and he lived his life to the fullest.
 
A visitation will be held 3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Tuesday July 11, 2017 at the First Church of God 1004 E. Orange St. Hoopeston. Masonic rites will be held at 7:00 P.M. The funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. Wednesday July 12, 2017 at the First Church of God with Pastor Micah Mobley officiating. Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post 384. Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded following the funeral.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Explorer Post 511 301 W. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942 or the United Community Fund of Grant Township 525 S. Market St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.

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Sharon (Czeiszperger) Edwards, 63, of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Mrs. Edward’s Life will be at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, July 8th, 2017, at the Girl Scout House in McFerren Park.  All are welcome to come and attend.   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family’s Go Fund Me page for Sharon Edwards funeral expenses.
The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston, to assist them in honoring Sharon’s life.  Memories or photos may be sent to the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com
 

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Sharon Houmes, 84, of Acworth, GA

Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston. 

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Stephan Troxel, 57, of Hoopeston

Per his wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  A graveside service will be held 12:30 P.M.  Tuesday July 11, 2017 at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, with Pastor Jeff Alexander officiating.
 
 
 
Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Community Church of the Nazarene 402 E. Honeywell Ave. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
 
 
 
Visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Stephan’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

 

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Dorothy Marie Iungerich, 99, of Covington, Indiana, formerly of Hoopeston

A Celebration of Dorothy’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Private family burial will follow the service at East Lynn Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Dorothy’s name to the donor’s choice.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Dorothy’s life.  Memories of photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.

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