• Bloomington

    Dan Littell

    Dan Littell, 84, of Bloomington, passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal. There will be no services or visitation. A private inurnment will be at Lyons Cemetery, London Mills, IL at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded by Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the VFW Post #454 in Bloomington. To express condolences online, please visit www.carmodyflynn.com. He was born December 28, 1932 in London Mills, IL, son of William and Merle Rose Littell. He married Patricia Shriber in 1957 and they had three children. He later married Martha Little Brown in…

  • Charleston

    Jean Aldridge

    TUSCOLA — Norma Jean Aldridge, 86, died at 8:05 p.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Eastview Terrace in Sullivan, Illinois. She fell off a counter at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur on December 21, and did not recover from the…

  • Henry

    Harold Stout

    Harold Eugene “Butch” Stout, 95, of Henry, passed away, Sunday November 6, 2016, 4:44pm at Manor Court of Liberty Village, Princeton. Visitation will be Wednesday November 9, 2016, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, 416 Edward St. Henry. Services will be held Thursday 11:00 am at the funeral home. The Pastor Terry Brody will officiate. Military rites will be accorded following the services. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Butch was born February 2, 1921 in Oglesby, IL to Harold Gene and Eda (Harrison) Stout. He married Betty Brockway On February 4, 1962 in…

  • Skokie

    AMY JOY OLSON

    Amy Joy Olson, nee Sundblom, age 50, of Morton Grove.  Beloved wife of Vickie  G. Ungar; loving mother of Kristin (Dan) Mazzacano, Lauren (Eric Essert) and Emily Olson; devoted daughter of Diane (Jerome Kozie) Sundblom and Roger Sundblom; dear grandmother of Brooklyn, Mackenzie and Abigail.  Visitation, Thursday, January 19, 2017, from 5 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie.  Funeral Service, Friday, January 20, at 11 a.m., at the funeral home.  Interment, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ Cemetery, Skokie.  Memorial contributions may be made to Lemons of Love (www.lemonsoflove.org), 433 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL, 60016. The post AMY JOY OLSON…

  • Lincoln

    Wayne Denney Sr

    Wayne Denney Sr., 84, of Lincoln, passed away January 8, 2016 at home with his loving wife. Graveside services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, January 11, 2016 at New Union Cemetery. Military rites will be performed by the American Legion Post 263. There will be no visitation. Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Homehas been entrusted with his care. Wayne was born October 13, 1932 in Lyons, IL., the son of Leo and Adeline Denney. He married Esther McBenge on July 5, 1955 in Shelbyville, IL. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Wayne was formerly employed at Caterpillar, spent more than 20 years at PPG,…

  • Lincoln

    Robert Lee “Bob” Tumbleson Sr.

    Robert Lee “Bob” Tumbleson Sr.,73, of Lincoln, formerly of California,  passed away January 6, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. Cremation rites have been accorded.  Memorial services will be held at 11 AM, January 19, 2017 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date in California, with his wife. Bob was born May 3, 1943 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the son of Shirley and Anna (Renz) Tumbleson.  He married Eva Mitchell on January 26, 1962.  She preceded him in death on June 3, 2005. Mr. Tumbleson proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp.  He retired as a Master Gunnery Sergeant after 20 years of service.  Bob enjoyed…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Olivia E. Bengtsen

    Olivia E. Bengtsen, passed away peacefully Friday January 13, 2017, surrounded by family in San Angelo, Texas at the age of 83. Born Olivia Snopek in Chicago IL, she was a loving and spunky woman; loved by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband William J. Bengtsen, her sister Wilma Remme and bother in law Herbert Remme. She is survived by her two nieces Marcy (John) Bosequett, Risa (Paul) McNamara, her great nieces and nephew, Brooke (Michael) Davis, Juliette (Ryan) Orr, Marina McNamara, David Morehouse, and her great great niece and nephews, Sydney Murray, Corey Davis, Reif Orr. She was devoted to her work as…

  • Clinton

    James “Jim” Curtis Bush

    James “Jim” Curtis Bush II, 61, of Oakley, IL went to join Jesus at 4:25 PM, January 3, 2016 surrounded by his wife, children, family and friends at St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur, IL.   Funeral services will be 2 PM, Friday, January 8, 2016 at Calvert Funeral Home, Argenta, IL with James Curtis Bush, III officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery, Oreana, IL. Visitation will be 1 – 2 PM at the funeral home.   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the James C. Bush, II Memorial Fund.   Jim was born May 13, 1954 in Decatur, IL the son of Curt and Evelyn (Peters) Bush. He…

  • Springfield

    Lori Lynn Crowell

    Lori Lynn Crowell, 54, of Chandlerville, IL, died at 7:52 pm, Friday, January 13, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born August 21, 1962, in Springfield to Ron and Linda Sembell Mably. She is survived by a daughter, Amanda Crowell of Springfield; one son, Aaron (Katie) Crowell of Taylorville; three grandchildren, Tyler and Nathan Crowell, and Justin Ross; mother, Linda Mably of Bath; two brothers: Nick (Traci) Mably of Chatham, Kevin (Cindy) Mably of Pleasant Plains; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, Ron Mably and a granddaughter, Chloe. Lori, formerly of Springfield, was a resident of Chandlerville for the past 15…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Marie Louise McKenna

    Marie Louise McKenna, age 73, of Naperville, passed away January 17th, 2017.  Beloved wife of Gerard.  Loving mother of Patricia McKenna, Robert McKenna, Duana (Thomas) Frank and Alanna (Timothy) Gatesman.  Devoted grandmother of Cody West, Casey McKenna, Kellen Frank, Molly Frank and Riley Gatesman.  Dear sister of Robert Buechsenstein.  A memorial visitation will be held 3-9pm Thursday, January 19th at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301 75th St., Downers Grove.  We are asking that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Chicago School of Violin Making (csvm.org). Funeral home phone 630-964-6500

  • Pana

    Linda L. Butterfield – October 12, 1937 – January 16, 2017

    Linda L. Butterfield, 79, of Rosamond, died Monday, January 16, 2017 in Heritage Health—Pana.  She was born October 12, 1937 in Rosamond, daughter of the late Harry C. & Loeva V. (Large) Butterfield. Linda was a graduate of Pana High School and lived her entire life in Rosamond.  She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Pana; CCW; Pana Community Hospital Auxiliary; and volunteered at the hospital.  She retired from the State of Illinois, where she worked for the Secretary of State’s office.  She enjoyed pets.  Linda was very generous and loved helping people. She is survived by her brothers: Charles Butterfield & wife Jackie, Spring Hill, FL & Bill…

  • Charleston

    Martin service

    MATTOON — The funeral for Carolyn G. Martin was Monday at Buck Grove Community Church in rural Mattoon with Tim Oakey officiating. Burial was at Zion Hill Cemetery, Paradise Twp., Coles County. Swengel-O’Dell Funeral Home in Neoga was in charge…