• Clinton

    Michael J. Maher

    Michael J. Maher July 5, 1943 – October 31, 2018 Michael J. Maher 75 of Clinton, Il. passed away 2:55 PM October 31, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Il. … View Details

  • Carmi,  Norris City

    Helen Gray

    Helen Gray     Helen Gray, 96, of Carmi passed away at 6:38 p.m., Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.. She was born on September 7, 1922 in Shickley, Nebraska the daughter of Henry and Hanna Elizabeth (Steffgen) Birkbigler.  Helen married Ted Gray, Jr. on October 31, 1942 and he preceded her in death on April 28, 1994.  She spent most of her life in Nebraska and working as a secretary in the insurance industry before retiring to Texas.  He…

  • Champaign,  Mahomet

    Rebecca Simon

    Rebecca Simon Rebecca J. Simon, 78, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Meadowbrook at Clark-Lindsey in the early morning of Oct. 15, 2018. Becky was born on Oct. 4, 1940, in Centralia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Trevor and Mabel Jefffries; her sister, Martha; and her husband, James Simon. Becky spent her career at the University of Illinois in the college of Liberal Arts and Sciences as an academic advisor and in the School of Chemical Sciences as Director of the Placement …

  • Champaign,  Mahomet

    Mary Mabray

    Mary Mabray Mary “Tetsa” Mabray, 98, of Champaign passed away at her home on Saturday (Oct. 13, 2018). Mary was born March 3, 1920, in Chicago, the daughter of Dan and Ruth Semmons. She married Kenneth J. Mabray. Surviving are two daughters, Mary Anne (David) Flesher of Urbana and Susan Gnaedinger of Champaign; one brother, Christ Semmons of Florida; two grandsons, Michael Andrew Stebbins of New Orleans and John Daniel Stebbins of Urbana; family friend, Jason Knauff of Mahomet; three… Mary …

  • Champaign,  Mahomet

    Hugh Peters

    Hugh Peters Hugh M Peters, 95, died on the evening of Friday, October 19, 2018 at Bickford Cottage, Champaign. There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, October 23 at 9:00 am at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign with Pastor Judd Travis officiating. The burial will be at Sumner Cemetery in Sumner, IL at 1:00 pm. Hugh was born August 28, 1923 in Sumner. He was the son of Allie L. and Ollie M. Peters. Three sisters; Garnet, Evelyn and Jane preceded him in death, as well as a brothe…

  • Champaign,  Mahomet

    David Frerichs

    David Frerichs David Gilbert Frerichs of Champaign passed away on Friday, October 26 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN after a long fight with heart disease. David was born in Watseka, IL on August 20, 1947 to Gilbert and Dorothy (Kuipers) Frerichs. He married Linda Hopper on November 1, 1979. David is survived by his wife, Linda Frerichs; his sister, Karen Frerichs of San Francisco, CA; his brother Steve Frerichs of Champaign, IL; his two children Bryan Miller (Kristina) of Champaign, IL and N…

  • Champaign,  Mahomet

    Joanne Hardimon

    Joanne Hardimon Joanne Hardimon, 78, of White Heath, died at home on Sunday, November 4, 2018. There will be a visitation on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 5-7 pm at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Seymour, where she was a lifelong parishioner. The parish wake service will be prior to the visitation, at 4:30 at the church. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 10:00 am at the church with Msgr. Stanley Deptula officiating. Burial will be at St. Boniface Cemetery, Seymour. Owens Fune…

  • DePue

    Barbara Alvey

    Barbara Alvey LEROY — Barbara Helen Alvey, 82, of LeRoy passed away at 10:43 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at LeRoy Manor. 10:11 am

  • Chicago

    Jesus Gomez

    Jesus Gomez In Loving Memory of Jesus Gomez Jesus Gomez age 39, of south Chicago passed on October 19, 2018.  Jesus was a former worker of Ford Motors and Novolex company, where he was a machine operator.  He enjoyed drawing, working on cars, doing tattoos and was very creative with his hands, he loved sports but, most of all he loved making people laugh.  Jesus got joy in making others feel good.  He always made sure that his loved ones and friends were taken&nb…

  • East Peoria,  Washington

    Orville Young

    View Orville Young Washington    Orville E. Young, 92, of Washington, passed away at 5:25 pm Monday, October 29, 2018 at Heartland of Riverview Nursing Home in East Peoria.    Born May 22, 1926 to Ora G. and Mary Alice Ennis Young in Harper, KS he married Ruth F. Woodyard on June 15, 1947 in Mattoon, IL.  She survives.    Also surviving are two daughters, Jemma Barry of East Peoria, Julie (Jim Holaday) Young of Pittsburgh, PA; two granddaughters, Angela (Jim…

  • Fillmore,  Nokomis,  Taylorville

    Kenneth Smith

    Kenneth Smith Mattoon, formerly of Taylorville Kenneth W. Smith, 92 of Mattoon, IL formerly of Taylorville passed away at 9:20 a.m. Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon. He was born on August 12, 1926 in Mt. Zion the son of William and Sarah (Reed) Smith. He worked as a farmer and was employed by the Peabody Co. Kenneth was a member of Bromwell Masonic Lodge #451 A.F. & A.M. in Morrisonville, IL. He is survived by his sons: Larry Smith, Richard Smith, Ke…

  • Golden,  Mendon

    Donald Smith

    Donald Smith Mendon Donald L. Smith, 83, of Mendon passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018 in the North Adams Home in Mendon. Don was born on April 26, 1935 in Quincy to the late William Earl and Ruby Irene (Milhauser) Smith. He married Patricia A. Tracy on June 27, 1959 in Calvary Baptist Church in Quincy. Pat passed away on April 9, 2010. Don worked as a Herdsman for Moorman manufacturing and later worked in maintenance for Hunter Funeral Homes in Mendon and Golden. He was an Avid St. Lou…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Janice Rigazio

    Janice Rigazio Janice K. Rigazio, 79, of Oglesby, died October 26, 2018 in her home surrounded by her family.  Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Saturday November 10, 2018 in Holy Family Church in Oglesby with the Very Rev. Gary Blake officiating. Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be in the church Saturday from 9:30 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle is assisting her family. Janice was born in LaSalle on March…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Joan Locke

    Joan Locke Joan E. Locke, 90, of La Salle, died in good spirits on the morning of October 27, 2018 at Heritage Health Care in Peru.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Saturday in St. Hyacinth’s Church in LaSalle with the Very Rev. Paul Carlson officiating. Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in LaSalle. Visitation will be in the church Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of services with a rosary to be recited at 10:00 AM. The Hurst Funeral in LaSalle is assisting her… …

  • DePue

    James Moore

    James Moore BUDA — James Alexander Moore, 89, of Buda died at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at his home. Born … 11:24 am

  • Park Ridge

    Mary Kelly

    Mary Kelly Schaumburg, IL Mary Jean Kelly, nee Berney. Age 91. Passed away October 29, 2018. Beloved wife of the late John L. Kelly. Loving  mother of Peter (Ellen), Mary (Todd) Hoffman, Thomas, John, Elizabeth (Arthur) LeBeau, Susan (David) Downey, Margaret (Susana Mingote) Kelly and Jennifer (John) Shipphird. Devoted grandmother of 15. Memorial Mass Tuesday, November 20, 10 a.m., at Old St. Patrick’s Church, 700 West Adams, Chicago, IL 60661. Interment private. In lieu of flo…

  • Park Ridge

    Justine Hoffman

    Justine Hoffman Park Ridge Justine M. Hoffman, nee Miller. Age 95. Passed away peacefully at home on November 2, 2018, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Francis H. Loving mother of Barbara (Bruce) Conti, Judy (Greg) Schimmel, Nancy (Paul) Cooke, Terry (John) Gipp, Betsy Klopp, Denise (Steve) Kupanoff.  Devoted grandmother of 19, great-grandmother of 20. Preceded in death by her sister, Evangeline Bjorge. Born and raised in Winona, Minnesota, she …

  • Streator

    Carl Erickson

    Carl Erickson Seneca, Illinois   Carl Allen Erickson, 90, of Marseilles, IL passed away on November 8, 2018, at Morris Hospital, with his loving family at his side.  Carl is now reunited with his beloved wife of 64 years.  Carl and Mary, “Lived together in happiness and will rest together in peace.”  Carl was born on January 11, 1928, in Marseilles to Carl Raymond & Allie (Anderson) Erickson.  He married the love of his life, Mary Isabel Baker on November 5, 1948….

  • Urbana

    Pauline Rymer

    View Pauline Rymer Champaign Pauline Rymer, 99, of Champaign, passed away at 11:27 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 19th at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Champaign. Mrs. Rymer was born March 3, 1919 in Hillsboro, Illinois to parents Ray and Charlotte (McKinney) Shouse.  She married Glenn Rymer July 28, 1940 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He passed away August 17, 1980.  Survivors include c…

  • Urbana

    Connie Roberts

    View Connie Roberts Savoy Connie Rose Roberts, 81, of Savoy (formerly of Urbana and Champaign), passed away at 1:40 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehab Center, Urbana. A visitation will be held Friday, November 9th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana. Funeral services will be held at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory at 1:00 p.m., following the visitation. Pastor Hank Sanford will officiate. Burial wil…

  • Urbana

    Patsy Paye

    View Patsy Paye Urbana, Illinois Patsy R. Paye, 89, of Urbana, IL, passed away at 5:50 PM, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.   Per Patsy’s request, there will be no services.  Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, is assisting the family with arrangements.   Patsy was born November 13, 1928 in Decatur, IL, a daughter of Sterling and Glova(Bell) Miller.  She married Herbert D. Paye, Jr. on May 7, 1949.  He preceded her in deat…

  • Urbana

    Dorothy Wingler

    View Dorothy Wingler Urbana Dorothy Mae Wingler, 88, of Urbana, was surrounded by her family when she passed away at 7:38 a.m., Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Meadowbrook Health Center, Urbana. A visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, with Pastor Hank Sanford officiating. Burial will be held at Loc…

  • Sterling

    Larry D. Vos

    MORRISON – Larry D. Vos, 75, of Morrison, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Morrison Community Hospital. He worked in the maintenance …

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    John Psyhogios

    John Psyhogios, age 90, of Kaltezes, Tripoli Greece, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Beloved husband of Panagiota (Pitsa) and loving father of Fotios Psyhogios, Maria (Michael) Pedace and Nicolas (Kathleen) Psyhogios. Proud grandfather of Lucas, Michael, Alexia, Panayiota and Ioanna; dear brother of Konstantinos (Christina), the late Nick (Joanna) Psyhogios; son-in-law of the late Nicholas (Eleni) Xiarchos; brother-in-law of Stamatina (the late Alexandros) Kolla and Ourania (Vasilios) Gana; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews and their families. Visitation Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 1104 Waukegan Road, Glenview. Family and friends will meet on Monday morning, November 12, 2018…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Mary Catherine Mulligan

    Mary Catherine Mulligan, nee Burns. Beloved wife of the late Gene E. Mulligan. Cherished mother of Bridget Baltuska (Kenneth), Sheila Drevyanko (Timothy M.D.), Dennis Mulligan (Mary), Colleen Mulligan (Carey Orr), Siobhan White (Kevin), Catherine Mulligan (Michael Connelly) , Gene Mulligan, Megan Mulligan (Howard Larkin), John Mulligan and Loretta Urukalo (the late Dusan). Predeceased by infants Kevin and Therese. Proud Grandmother of Jonas Baltuska (Lauren), Madeline Gustafson (Alex), and Anton Baltuska; Kristen, Brendan and Colin Mulligan (Lori); Justin Orr; Aidan, Cecilia (Chris Russo) and Rosemary White; Brendan and Sean Connelly; Kevin and Patrick Mulligan; Conor and Moira Larkin; Milan and Dominic Urukalo. Great-grandmother of two. Devoted sister and aunt to the…

  • Mattoon

    Pauline E. Hawn

    Pauline E. Hawn October 13, 1952 – November 7, 2018 Pauline Elline Hawn, age 66, of Mattoon passed away at 9:16 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hosp… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Robert Griffin

    Robert Griffin, 60, of Palatine. Beloved husband of Linda Griffin nee Hosimer; loving father of Kaitlin Griffin; dear brother of Adele and Kelly Griffin, beloved step-father of Christian (Caroline) Sporleder, David (Gina) Sporleder, and the late Brian Sporleder; grandfather of Benjamin, Samuel, and Oliver; loving uncle of Annemarie and Jenny Zeigler and Sean, Erin and Eric Griffin. Robert died on November 5, 2018 from complications following heart transplant surgery three months prior. Robert was born and raised in Southern California. When he was a teenager, his family relocated to the Chicago area. Robert was an avid car and motorcycle enthusiast. He enjoyed building and flying large scale model airplanes and…

  • Lake Zurich,  Palatine

    Walter W. Halatek III4/26/51 – 11/7/18

    A Memorial Visitation for Walter W. Halatek III, 67, of Palatine for 36 years, formerly of Canfield, Ohio, will be held Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service, 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, 302 N. Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights. The Interment will be private. The Reverend Judy Hockenberry will officiate. Walter was born April 26, 1951 in Canfield, Ohio, and passed away November 7, 2018 at home, in Palatine. Walter was the beloved husband of Mary C. Halatek (nee Hammitt); dear son of Dorothy Halatek and the late Walter W. Halatek Jr.; fond brother of Becky (Andy) Steidel;…

  • Sterling

    Marilyn A. Berge

    LANARK – Marilyn A. Berge, 78, of Lanark, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She most recently was the sta…

  • Elmhurst

    David G. Plummer

    David G. Plummer, age 78, was a longtime resident of both Elmhurst, IL and Naples, FL. Dave was the retired President of Elmhurst Federal Saving Bank and an active member of the Lions Club for over 25 years. He was also one of the original sponsors of The Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot. As a former member of the Elmhurst Planning and Zoning Committee, Dave loved his community, his family and friends. He was a lifelong fisherman and loved the outdoors. He was a beloved husband of Sue, nee Severson, a loving father of Betsy, Jim (Beth) and Bob (Jessica) Plummer. He was a proud grandfather of David, Bobby, Annie, Landon…

  • Carlinville

    Ralph E. Scroggins

    Ralph Earl Scroggins, 90, of Jacksonville passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. He was born Aug. 4, 1928, in Palmyra to Marion Earl and Georgia Faye (Crawford) Scroggins. Mr. Scroggins was raised in the Palmyra area and graduated from Girard High School in 1946. He was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1951 and served in the Panama Canal Zone until his discharge in 1952. He moved to Jacksonville after discharge and worked at Mrs. Tucker’s, followed by employment as a business manager at the Jacksonville State Hospital until his retirement in 1990. He met his wife, Donna (Schone) Scroggins in 1962 while both were employed at the hospital. They…

  • Carlinville

    Lyndall L. Huff

    Lyndall L. Huff, 66, of Carlinville passed away at 7:45 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at the scene of an automobile accident two miles south of Chesterfield. He was born Aug. 7, 1952, to Harold L. and Helen Geraldine (Bister) Huff. Surviving is a son, Mike Huff. Arrangements are pending at Targhetta Funeral Home in Medora. Burial will be in Medora Cemetery. Online information and a guestbook may be found at targhettafuneralhomes.com. The post Lyndall L. Huff appeared first on Enquirer Democrat.

  • Carlinville

    Ronald L. “Sam” Maedge

    Ronald L. “Sam” Maedge, 77, of Lake KaHo, Mt. Olive, formerly of Staunton, passed away at 10:17 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Heritage Health of Staunton. He was born April 1, 1941, in Livingston to the late Louis and Laura (McDonald) Maedge. He married Shirley Luttman; they later divorced. He then married Diana Ruth Ray on Feb. 28, 1973; she preceded him in death on July 6, 2000. He then married Vicki Umburger on Oct. 26, 2006; she survives. Mr. Maedge served in the U.S. Navy. He served as Staunton Township Commissioner for many years and was a custodian at Staunton Unit Schools for many years. He was a…