• Kewanee

    Darcy R. (Jacobs) Van Daele

    KEWANEE – Darcy R. (Jacobs) Van Daele, 72, of Kewanee, died Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Kewanee Care Home. Darcy was born December 15, 1946 in Kewanee, the daughter of Gerald “Dutch” and Algean (Malone) Jacobs. She was raised by her grandparents, Chester and Matilda “Tillie” Jacobs.She is survived by a daughter, Dawn (Ron) Cervantez;  two sons, Ronnie (Angela) Van Daele, and Doug (Catherine) Van Daele; nine grandchildren, Timothy, Brittany, Robert, Cole, Tylen, Bree, Payton, Trevor, […]

  • DePue

    Sandra Boender

    Sandra Boender MANLIUS — Sandra K. Boender, 79, of Manlius died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at her home in Manlius. S… March 6, 2019

  • DePue

    Nellie Nyman

    Nellie Nyman PRINCETON — Nellie Louise (Austin) Nyman passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019, at home surrounded by family. March 6, 2019

  • Springfield

    Marianne Fanale

    Marianne Fanale, 79, of Springfield, died at 12:21 pm, on Thursday, February 28, 2019. She was born October 6, 1939 in Springfield to Michael and Gertrude (Davis) Fanale, and they preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death are one infant brother, Michael J. Fanale and one grandson, Michael James Fanale Fuhrmann. Surviving are two daughters, Jacqueline Fanale (Alan Fuhrmann) of Springfield and Jennifer Fanale of New York, NY; one sister, Trudi (Robert) Bjorge of Colorado; three brothers, Mike (Dorothy) Fanale of North Carolina, Fr. James Fanale C.S.V. of St. Anne, IL and Tom (Tammy) Fanale of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. Marianne was a resident of Springfield…

  • Springfield

    Robert “Bob” W. Ball

    Robert “Bob” W. Ball, 63, of Springfield, died at 1:28 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on September 21, 1955 in Jackson, MS, to Kenneth “Ken” and Becky (Hamby) Ball. He married Jan (Althoff) Ball on September 7, 1985 and she survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Lauren (Zach) Feurling of Indiana; one son, Corey (fiancé: Brittany Devlin) Ball of Springfield; 2 granddaughters, Clara and Ellie; step-mother, Jean Ball, of New Mexico; one brother, Grady Ball of Tennessee; step-brother, Ric Morgan of New Mexcio; step-sister, Cyndi Byrd of North Carolina; and half-sister, Patty Downing of New Mexico. Bob is preceded in death by his…

  • Athens

    John Ferguson

    John Donald Ferguson, age 83, of Petersburg, formerly of Athens, was called home on March 5, 2019 at his residence, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. John was born December 12, 1935 on a kitchen table in Masury, Ohio, to Fred and Martha Ferguson. Abandoned by his mother at the age of three, he and his sister, Janie, were raised by their father and their grandparents along with their Aunt and Uncle. He graduated from Brookfield (Ohio) High School in 1953. John learned at an early age to appreciate those closest to him and taught that appreciation to his children and grandchildren. Prior to marrying the love of his…

  • Charleston

    Norma Jeanne Wall

    CHARLESTON — Norma Jeanne Wall, age 91 of Charleston, left her earthly home, Sunday, March 3, 2019. Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 8, 2019 at Adams Funeral Chapel in Charleston. The Funeral Service will…

  • Decatur

    Wilmer Lane Snow

    DECATUR — Wilmer Lane (Willie) Snow, born August 29, 1927, in Herrick, IL, to Charles and Ella May Snow. Graduated from Cowden Public School in 1945. He entered the U.S. Navy in June of 1945 and served in China until…

  • Decatur

    Ronnie L. Simmons

    DECATUR — Ronnie L Simmons (DALI LAMA) 52, of Decatur passed away on Sunday March 3, 2019 at his residence. He was born on December 5, 1966 in Taylorville, the son of Bonnie E. Becker and Dale L. Simmons.

  • Decatur

    Helen L. Taylor

    ARGENTA — Helen L. Taylor 94 of Morton, Il. formerly of Argenta, Il. passed away 7:25 PM March 3, 2019 at Brandon Wood Retirement, Morton, Il.

  • Charleston

    Elizabeth Ann Darnell

    MATTOON — Elizabeth Ann (Liz) Darnell, age 74, of St. Petersburg, Florida passed away at 9:18 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Bon Secours Maria Manor. She was a resident there for several years; the staff and residents will…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Kety Tziortzis

    Kety Tziortzis, nee Manarolis, age 73, of Lakous, Greece passed away on March 2, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Peter Tziortzis; loving mother of Alek (Tracy) and Desey (Nathan) Tziortzis. Proud grandmother of Alexis and Sophia Tziortzis; dear sister of Loula (the late Stefano) Kourakis, Charalambos (Maria), the late Panayiotis (Maria), Georgious (Stefani) and Andreas (Athina) Manarolis; cherished godmother of Tasia Apostolopous and Stelio Peters and fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, March 8, 2019 at 10:00 am until Funeral Service begins at 11:00 am at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 2350 E. Dempster Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie,…