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    Betty Jane Anderson

    Betty Jane Anderson, age 69, of Springfield, IL, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Health Care Center in Havana.                                          Betty was born on May 6, 1950 in Springfield, IL, the daughter of David and Alma Summers Anderson.                   She is survived by two sisters, Janet (Vince) Long of Beason, and Mary Eastham of Pleasant Plains; one sister-in-law, Kathy…

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    Donald C. Montgomery

    Donald Montgomery, age 91, of Athens, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born January 30, 1929 in Lincoln, Illinois, the son of R.S. and Cathleen (Wigginton) Montgomery. Donald married Joann on December 15, 1950.  They were happily married for over 67 years. He is survived by his children, William (wife, Libby)…

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    Edmond “Foozy” Cline

    Edmond “Foozy” Cline, age 90, of Williamsville, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at his residence.            He was born in Ramsey, Illinois on July 24, 1929.         Edmond married Marion Sherrock Gaddie on May 2, 1964. Edmond is survived by his wife, Marion Cline; a daughter, Lisa (husband Howie) Nichols; a son, Rick (wife Diane)…

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    William J. Charis, Sr.

    William (Bill) Charis entered eternal rest on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Bill passed peacefully and quietly after a brief illness. Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 75 years, Reeda, and two sons, Bill Jr. of Chicago and Robert of Champaign. His parents, Anna and John Charis, grandparents, Celeste and Maria Mariuzza, aunts, uncle and other family members preceded…

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    Steven Lee Selby

    Steven Lee Selby, age 61, a residence of Athens since 1992, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born on December 29, 1958 in Pekin, Illinois the son of Ronald Carl and Phyllis Kay Gambrel Selby.       He married Deborah Ann Severns on October 1, 1983 at the Oakford United Methodist…

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    Joyce Fornoff

    Joyce S. (Abbott) Fornoff, age 81, of Springfield, formerly of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born on August 20, 1938 in Richmond, Virginia.                Joyce married Walter Fornoff on March 29, 1964. She is survived by her husband, Walter, Sr.; sons, Charles (ex-wife Melissa) Fornoff and Joseph Fornoff; grandchildren,…

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    Barbara Sue Kern

    Barbara Kern, age 78, of Petersburg, died at 2:29 AM on Friday, December 20, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born October 24, 1941 in Menard County, one of nine children of Noah and Irma (Lucht) Kern. Barb attended No. 8 Grade School, Rock Creek Grade School, and graduated from Petersburg Harris High School in 1959.  She…

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    Sharon D. Eller

    Sharon Eller, age 73, of Petersburg, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home, in Petersburg. Sharon was born on October 1, 1946 in Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada the daughter of Norman and Gladys (Tisdale) Williams. Sharon is survived by her husband, Joe; her children, Stephanie Lester, Jason (wife Amie) Lester, Jenny (husband Everett) Qualls, Jacquie (husband…

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    Helen (Henderson) Saffer Kelly

    Helen (Henderson) Saffer Kelly, age 104, of North Fort Myers, FL, formerly of Williamsville, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019 in Cape Coral, FL.           She was born September 9, 1915 in Logan County, Illinois, the daughter of Floyd and Inez (Horney) Henderson.  Her three brothers all preceded her in death; Jim Henderson on January 5,…

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    Mary Kern Mohler

    Mary Louise Kern Mohler, age 90, of Salisbury, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at her home at 5:00 AM. Mary was born in South East Menard County, to Noah and Irma (Lucht) Kern, on March 15, 1929, the third eldest of nine children.  Mary was educated at a two-room school (NO. 8) in Menard County where she completed…

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    Irene F. Daniels

    Irene F. Daniels, age 99, of Cantrall, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at her residence.                  She was born on November 12, 1920 in Albion, IL, the daughter of Logan G. and Ethel (McHenry) Smith. Irene is survived by her daughter, Diane Dailey; two sister – in – laws, Janet and Beverly Daniels; two caregivers, Nancy Kauffold and Sheryl…