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Norman Koehler

Norman Koehler

Norman Koehler Norman L. Koehler, 82, of Auburn passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 19, 1936, the son of Norman J. and Ellen Koehler.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, John Koehler, son, Norman (Rusty) Koehler and infant daughter, Cynthia

Karen Schnapp

Karen Schnapp

Karen Schnapp Karen Sue Schnapp, 69 of Pawnee passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at her home. She was born Feb. 22, 1949 in Springfield, IL the daughter of Kenneth and Kathryn Seiz Sanders. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Kevin Scott, and brother, Kent Sanders. She married Richard “Dick” Schnapp on

Stanley Searcy, Sr.

Stanley Searcy, Sr.

Stanley Searcy, Sr. Stanley Wayne Searcy, Sr., 92 of Auburn passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 9, 1925 in Taylorville, IL, the son of Edgar and Willa Seeders Searcy. He married Jacqueline “Jackie” Towne on Sept. 17, 1950 and she preceded him in death on March 31,

Neil Hurley

Neil Hurley

Neil Hurley Neil D. Hurley, 87 of Auburn, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his home. He was born May 19, 1931 in Glenarm, IL the son of Paul and Gladys Pratt Hurley. They preceded him in death. He married Betty Jo Bowman August 31, 1950. He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty;

Connie January

Connie January

Connie January Connie F. January, 55 of Springfield passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018 at her home. She was born Nov. 16, 1962 in Springfield, the daughter of Don and Irene Stewart Ealey. She married James January, Jr. on Nov. 16, 1991 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 2012. Surviving are two

Julia Galluzio

Julia Galluzio

Julia Galluzio Julia Diana (Decatoire) Galluzzio, 35 of Rochester passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born July 6, 1982 in Loveland, CO, the daughter of David and Patricia Moffitt Decatoire.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Alexandria. Surviving are two daughters, Sydney (17 yrs) and Isabelle (15

Camden Jones

Camden Jones

Camden Jones Camden Allen William Jones, 3 of Auburn passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. He was born March 31, 2015 in Springfield, the son of Kyle and Jennifer Casson Baker Jones. Camden was a firecracker and all boy.  He loved his daddy and mommy, cars, trucks, train, mud and bugs.  He enjoyed watching his

Margaret Kaufman

Margaret Kaufman

Margaret Kaufman Margaret A. Kaufman, 76, of Auburn passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born March 3, 1942 in Auburn, the daughter of Carl and Grace Hanson Schuster.  She was preceded in death by three brothers, Jerry, Carl and Jim Schuster and a sister, Donna Garbacz. She married Eugene

Dean Hoelting

Dean Hoelting

Dean Hoelting Dean W. Hoelting, 78, of Auburn passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1940 in Carlinville, the son of John and Marie Rosentrater Hoelting. He married Glenda O’Dougherty on Dec. 19, 1964 and she preceded in him in death on March 9, 2018.  Also, preceded in

Johnny Johnson

Johnny Johnson

Johnny Johnson Johnny J. Johnson, 69, of Divernon passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born Dec. 6, 1948 in Springfield, the son of Russell and Betty Hart Johnson. He married Kelly Hopkins on July 11, 1998. Johnny served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War where he earned

Ryan Knepler

Ryan Knepler

Ryan Knepler Ryan Joseph Knepler, 33 of Pawnee passed away June 14, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born December 17, 1984 in Springfield, the son of Benjamin Joseph and Cara Lynne Wieties Knepler.  He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Timothy Louis. Surviving are his mother, Cara Lynne; brother, Christopher

Ann Squires Akers

Ann Squires Akers

Ann Squires Akers Ann Squires Akers passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Memorial Heritage Health. She was born December 1, 1921, in Divernon, Illinois, the daughter of Charles and Margaret Jane Squires. During WWII, she met her future husband and love of her life, 1st Lt. John Akers, Jr., of Greenville, Texas, while he

Robert Jacobs

Robert Jacobs

Robert Jacobs Robert A. “Birdie“ Jacobs, 71 of Chatham passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 at his home. He was born Dec. 31, 1946 in Springfield the son of Fredrick and Mary Lonergan Jacobs. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Fredrick Bruce Jacobs. He married Sharon “Kookie” Lonergan and she preceded

Edward Burg

Edward Burg

Edward Burg Edward Joseph Burg, age 88, of Auburn, formerly of Divernon and Girard died Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at his home. Ed was born October 23, 1929 in Divernon, the son of Leonard (Lee) and Elizabeth Papai Burg. He served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War. He married

Donna Hallerberg

Donna Hallerberg

Donna Hallerberg Donna Hallerberg, 92, of Auburn passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Chatham Reflections Memory Care. She was born Sept. 15, 1925 in Griggsville, IL, the daughter of Walter and Noami McAllister Bossarte. She married Paul John Hallerberg in Dec. 18, 1945 and he preceded her in death.  Also, preceded in death by

Doris Ashton

Doris Ashton

Doris Ashton Doris L. Ashton, 98, of Chatham passed away at St. John’s Hospital, Friday, May 18, 2018, 20 days before her 99th birthday.  She was born June 7, 1919 northwest of Auburn, the daughter of Charles and Beatrix Adams Lanham. She married Russell Ashton on Feb. 1, 1958 and he preceded her in death

Donald Brandon, Jr.

Donald Brandon, Jr.

Donald Brandon, Jr. Donald E. Brandon, Jr., 62, of Auburn passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born May 7, 1955 in Springfield, the son of Donald and Shirley Stark Brandon, Sr.  He was preceded in death by his parents. Donnie was a member of the Carlinville Elks Lodge #1412

Virginia Jones

Virginia Jones

Virginia Jones Virginia M. Jones, 85 of Auburn passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. She was born July 22, 1932 in Springfield the daughter of Fred and Callie Baines. Virginia married Ralph A. Jones in 1955 and he preceded her in death on April 7, 2003. She was also preceded

Sarah McCarrel

Sarah McCarrel

Sarah McCarrel Sarah Lee McCarrel, 90 of Pawnee passed away Thursday, May 3 , 2018 at Carlinville Hospital. She was born Feb. 13, 1928 in Springfield, IL the daughter of William and Bessie Marie Sims Hunter. Surviving are three children, Gary Lee (Betty) McCarrel, Nancy McCarrel, and Debbie (Dan Kerhlikar) McCarrel; six grandchildren, ShiLynn, Jess,

Edith Deavult

Edith Deavult

Edith Deavult Edith Maurine “Monnie” (Gilvin) Deavult, 88, of Pawnee passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born March 2, 1930 in Sharpsburg, KY, the daughter of William and Hazel Duncan Gilvin. She married Robert Smith and they later divorced.  She then married Van Deavult on Nov. 27, 1970 in