• Shelbyville

    NICHOLS, Mary Jul 29, 1936 – Nov 16, 2018

    Mary Ellen Nichols, 82, of Mt. Zion, IL passed away on November 16, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Fancher, IL on July 29, 1936. She spent most of her childhood in Decatur, Illinois and graduated from Stephen Decatur High. Her biggest joy was being a wife and mother, but she and her family also owned and operated two small businesses. Mary was an EMT for the Findlay Ambulance Service and later retired from Shelby Memorial Hospital where she worked in admissions, the emergency department, and outpatient services. Clearly, helping, loving, and cooking for people were her strong suits. Surviving are her husband of 20 years,…

  • Shelbyville

    KENSIL, Marjorie Sep 1, 1935 – Nov 17, 2018

    Marjorie Louise Kensil, 83, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018 in HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Shelbyville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Kevin Ray officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to the First Christian Church in Shelbyville, IL. Marjorie was born on September 1, 1935 in Shelbyville, IL the daughter of Lawrence H. and Delcie Mildred (Lewis) Mentz. She graduated from Shelbyville High School the Class of…

  • Shelbyville

    JONES, Viola Apr 16, 1934 – Nov 15, 2018

    Viola Marie Vi Jones, 84, of Peoria, AZ, formerly of Cowden, IL, passed away at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Sunview Health & Rehabilitation Center, Youngtown, AZ. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Steve Neville officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Mound Cemetery, Cowden, IL. Memorials may be given to Cowden Free Methodist Church. Vi was born on April 16, 1934 in Shelbyville, IL, the daughter of Charles Freeman and Elsie Aretta (Hapner) Nigh. She owned and Operated Vis Flower Shop…

  • Shelbyville

    NORMAN, Ann Jun 10, 1928 – Nov 15, 2018

    Ann Mary Norman, 90, of Monticello, IL, formerly of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 8:10 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, IL. A visitation will be held from 5:00 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2018 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. A private burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Ann was born on June 10, 1928 in Richmond, VA, the daughter of Rex and Velma (Cavanaugh) Rucker. She graduated from Stephen Decatur High School the Class of 1946. Ann worked for Flint-Eaton Pharmacy Co. and Merry-Randolph Motor Supply both in Decatur, IL, and owned and operated…

  • Shelbyville

    MCNEESE, Gerald Sep 7, 1946 – Nov 16, 2018

    Gerald Dean Moose McNeese, 72, of Shelbyville, Illinois, passed away at 4:48 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 in Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2018 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. E. Wade Helmkamp officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 1:00 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Casual attire is requested. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL with military rites by Shelby County Honor Guard. Memorials may be given to the Shelbyville Dialysis Center or to the family. Gerald was born on September 7, 1946 in Shelbyville, IL, the son of Samuel Everett Sam…

  • Taylorville

    William Dewerff

    William Philip “Bill” DeWerff, 77, of Owaneco, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 while in Hospice at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born April 12, 1941 at home in Nokomis to the late Roy & Beatrice (Avery) DeWerff. He married Elaine Clouter of Owaneco in 1963 and she survives. Bill graduated from Nokomis High School in 1959 and continued his education by receiving a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education from Southern Illinois University in 1963. He then went on to earn his master’s degree from the University of Illinois in 1968. He started a career as an agriculture teacher in Hardin, IL. After two years he and Elaine…

  • Taylorville

    Albert Eyman

    Albert L. Eyman, 82, of Morrisonville, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Carlinville Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, in Carlinville, IL.   Albert was born November 24, 1935 in Morrisonville, IL, the son of Clarence and Lillian (McDaniel) Eyman.  He married Beverly A. Windell on November 24, 1955 in Morrisonville. Albert graduated from Morrisonville High School and went on to work for the Morrisonville Farmers Co-Op in Harvel, where he retired in 2001 after 43 years of service.  He was a life-long member of the First Presbyterian Church of Morrisonville, and a proud member of the Masonic Lodge, Moose Lodge, Oddfellows, and Order of the Eastern…

  • Mount Vernon

    MARSHALL, Carol Jun 30, 1943 – Nov 17, 2018

    CAYUGA, Ind. – Carol Ann Marshall, 75, of Cayuga, passed away at 6:29 p.m. EST Saturday, November 17, 2018, at her residence. She was born June 30, 1943 in Beloit, Wisc., the daughter of the late Tilman and Rachel E. (Laughridge) Nipple. Carol married Virgil Wayne Marshall on July 2, 1961, in Brodhead, Wisc. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2007. Survivors include her children, Laurie (Frederick) Farley of Cayuga, Ind., Lyle (Carol) Marshall of Kingman, Ind.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Lucille (Lawrence) Schneider of Browntown, Wisc.; life-long special friend, Carolyn Sperry of Evansville, Wisc. Carol was preceded in death by her son, Andrew Lee “Andy” Marshall.…

  • Springfield

    Johnathon R. McDonough

    Johnathon R. McDonough, 3, of Riverton, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at his home. He was born on October 13, 2015 to John and Angelica Eskew McDonough. Survivors include his parents; one brother, Cayden McDonough of Riverton; grandparents, Charity (John) Esslinger of Springfield, Judy McDonough of Springfield, and Robert (Lisa Cave) Eskew of Springfield. Johnathon loved playing with his toy trucks and cars, and especially enjoyed play time with his little brother, Cayden. He adored puppies and would run up to them any chance he could. Johnathon also enjoyed four-wheeling with his dad, was not afraid to get dirty, and loved to play outside all the time. Private services…

  • Decatur

    Nichols, Mary Ellen

    MOUNT ZION — Mary Ellen Nichols, 82, of Mt. Zion, IL passed away on November 16, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Fancher, IL on July 29, 1936. She spent most of her childhood in Decatur,…

  • Decatur

    Jones, Viola Marie

    COWDEN — Viola Marie “Vi” Jones, 84, of Peoria, AZ, formerly of Cowden, IL, passed away at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Sunview Health & Rehabilitation Center, Youngtown, AZ.

  • Naperville,  Plainfield

    Sophia L. Chovan

    Sophia L. Chovan March 5, 1920 – November 17, 2018 Sophia L. Chovan (nee Sponar), age 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 17, 2018 in Naperville, IL. She was… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Bloomington

    Jon “Mike” Moffitt

    Jon “Mike” Moffitt January 25, 1943 – November 16, 2018 Jon “Mike” Moffitt, 75 of Bloomington, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomi… View Details

  • Lincoln

    Darlene Marie Veff

    Darlene Marie Veff July 4, 1942 – November 16, 2018 LINCOLN- Darlene Marie Veff, 76, of Lincoln passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Heritage Health: Therapy and Sen… View Details

  • Chicago,  Park Ridge

    Patricia Piacente

    Patricia Piacente Patricia Piacente nee Bell. Beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Adam, Matthew, and Simon; devoted grandmother of Anna and Mary Piacente. Visitation at Cooney Funeral Home located at 3918 W. Irving Park Rd. in Chicago on Monday from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Family and friends are asked to meet Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church at 9:15 a.m. located at 770 Deerfield Rd. in Highland Park. Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment private. Former owner of Talk About Tra…

  • Chicago,  Park Ridge

    Josef Metz

    Josef Metz Josef Metz Jr, Suddenly. Fond brother of Heidi (Thomas) Eul and the late Reinhold Schindlbacher.  Nephew of Hermine Lemmerer. Dear uncle of Donna (Dan) Lynch, Thomas Jr (Jacqueline) and Michael (Stephanie) Eul.  Grand uncle of Katherine, Erin, Megan, Emily, Brandon, Chloe and Nicholas.  Visitation at Cooney Funeral Home 3918 W Irving Park Rd Chicago Wednesday 3-7pm with service at 7pm.  Interment private.  Life-long Mixed Media and artist with passion for…..

  • Dixon

    Martha Irene Quick

    Martha Irene Quick September 2, 1931 – November 15, 2018 Martha Irene Quick, 87, of Dixon, IL, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 15th, 2018, holding the hand … View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Ottawa

    Caroline Jackson

    Caroline Jackson OTTAWA – Caroline Lee Jackson, age 76, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday morning, November 17, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Reverend David M. Kipfer officiating.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. till service time on Saturday at the funeral home.  Private burial will take place in Oakwood Memorial Park at a later date. Caroline was born…

  • Urbana

    John Compton

    View John Compton St. Joseph John K. Compton, 78 of St. Joseph died at 5:02 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.   Visitation will be held from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. with funeral services at 11a.m. on Wednesday November 21 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana.  Pastor Bill Henry will officiate.  Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.  Military Rites will be accorded at the cemetery.   John was born August 2, …

  • Belleville

    The Honorable Jan V. Fiss

    The Honorable Jan V. Fiss November 19, 2018 The Honorable Jan V. Fiss, 76, of Belleville, Illinois, born Wednesday, March 4, 1942, in East Saint Louis, IL, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at his residence. Jan was born in East Saint Louis on March 4th, 1942. He spent much of his chi… View More

  • Bloomington

    Tyler William Moore

    Tyler William Moore July 31, 1997 – November 19, 2018 Tyler William Moore, a loving son, brother and friend, passed away on November 19, 2018 in Farmer City Illinois at the a… View Details

  • Decatur

    Dora C. Escobar

    Dora C. Escobar Birth Date: July 25, 1937 Death Date: November 19, 2018 Decatur – Dora C. Escobar, 81, of Decatur, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Full Details >> Send Flowers

  • Greenville

    Evadene B.”Dene” Sanders

    Evadene B.”Dene” Sanders March 7, 1922 – November 19, 2018 Evadene B. “Dene” Sanders, age 96, of Greenville, IL passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at HSHS Holy Family Hospital…. View Details  |  Send Flowers