• Edgewood,  St. Elmo,  Watson

    Eugene Kruenegel

    Eugene Kruenegel Eugene Andrew Kruenegel, age 75, of Vandalia, Illinois passed away at 12:54 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia, Illinois. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in St. Peter, Illinois with a one hour visitation prior to the service. Reverend Ryan Meyer will be officiating.  Burial will be in the Ambuehl Cemetery in rural Farina, Illinois.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be ma…

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    Garry Buhrmann

    Garry Buhrmann Garry D. Buhrmann, 72, of Edgewood, Illinois went to his forever home on Sunday, June 9, 2019.  Garry was born to Henry and Mildred (Allen) Buhrmann on January 27, 1947.  He married Sue Wood in March 1986.  Their blended family consisted of five children.  They enjoyed 26 years of marriage before Sue’s passing in 2012.  Garry served his country in the United States Navy for 20 years.  He was given numerous medals and awards during his years of serv…

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    Carolyn Waltrip

    Carolyn Waltrip Carolyn Yvonne Waltrip, age 88, of rural Brownstown, Illinois went home to her Lord and Savior on June 6, 2019 at her residence. Visitation will be from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in St. Elmo, Illinois with services to follow. Interment will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cooks Mills, Illinois. Jim Giffin will be officiating. Memorials may go to Crossroads Cancer Center or the donor’s choice.  Carolyn was born on July 15, 1930 in…

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    William Parks

    William Parks William W. Parks, age 78, of Edgewood, Illinois passed away at 7:05 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, peacefully at his home. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois with a one-hour viewing prior to the service. Lucas Shelley will be officiating.  Burial will be at Mason Cemetery in Mason, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood. In lieu…

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    Lucy Gillespie

    Lucy Gillespie Lucy “Frances” Gillespie, age 76, formerly of Beecher City, Illinois passed away at 1:00 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Effingham Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Effingham, Illinois. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. There will be a one-hour viewing prior to the service. Jeff Loper will be officiating. Burial will be at Tipsword Cemetery in Beecher City, Illinois.  Visitation will be from 5 t…

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    Fredrick “Rick” James

    Fredrick “Rick” James Fredrick “Rick” James, age 55, of Watson, Illinois passed away peacefully at 9:15 p. m. Saturday, May 11, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. Graveside service will follow at Watson Cemetery in Watson, Illinois. Memorials may go to the family or the donor’s choice.  Rick was born on July 26, 1963 in Effingham, Illinois, the son of Lee Eugene… Fredrick …

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    Fredrick James

    Fredrick James Fredrick “Rick” James, age 55, of Watson, Illinois passed away at 9:15 p. m. Saturday May 11, 2019 at the HSHS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois. Arrangements are pending. Fredrick “Rick” James, age 55, of Watson, Illinois passed away at 9:15 p. m. Saturday May 11, 2019 at the HSHS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois. Arrangements are… View   Send Flowers

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    Janet Pierson

    Janet Pierson Janet Marie Pierson, age 79, of Iola, Illinois passed away at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at home, surrounded by her family. Funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. Saturday May 4, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. There will be a two-hour visitation prior to the service. Kent Robinson will be officiating. Burial will be at Red Brush Cemetery in Louisville, Illinois. Memorials may go to Clay County Hospice or the donor’s choice.  Janet was born on Febru…

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    Myrna Myers

    Myrna Myers Myrna Joy Myers, age 80, formerly of Edgewood, Illinois passed away at 3:10 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Sunrise Skilled Nursing Center in Virden, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. The concluding burial service will be held at the Edgewood Cemetery in Edgewood, Illinois immediately following the visitation. Myrna was born on February 8, 1939 in Effingham County, Illinois, the d…

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    Amy Fancher

    Amy Fancher Amy Lynn Fancher, age 34, of Effingham, Illinois passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2019 in Shelby County, Illinois. As a dandelion dispenses a seed to ensure existence beyond death, Amy will live on through her children Devan, Lacey, and Elizebeth. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. Judy Poe will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2…

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    Margaret Shelton

    Margaret Shelton Margaret May Shelton, age 90, of Watson, Illinois passed away at 3:45 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her family. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. There will be a one-hour viewing prior to the service. Long time personal friend, Judy Poe will be officiating. Burial will be at Oakridge Cemetery in Effingham, Illinois. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019 at P…

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    John Yingst Jr.

    John Yingst Jr. John Wesley Yingst Jr., age 86, of Teutopolis, Illinois passed away at 11:58 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at his home in Teutopolis, Illinois. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. Burial will be at a later date.  Memorials may go to Pagel Funeral Homes to defer expenses or the donor’s choice.  John was born on October 21, 1932 in Union Township, Illinois the son of John Wesley Yingst Sr. and Mary…..

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    Elba Bushue

    Elba Bushue Elba June Bushue, age 92, of Mason, Illinois passed away at 4:06 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham, Illinois. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019, at the Mason Christian Church, Mason, Illinois with visitation one-hour prior to service. Burial will take place in Leith Cemetery, rural Mason, Illinois.  Mark White will be officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm. Thur…

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    James Jeans

    James Jeans James E. Jeans, age 77, of Valdosta, Georgia passed away March 13, 2019. Graveside service will be held at 3:00 p. m. on Saturday April 13, 2019 at the Edgewood Cemetery in Edgewood, Illinois Military Rites will be observed.  James was born October 16, 1941 in Watseka, Illinois, the son of James and Lorraine (Fender) Jeans. He attended school in Nashville, Indiana where he graduated High School in 1960. James joined the Air Force shortly thereafter, where he retired after 20 …

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    Danetta Clark

    Danetta Clark Danetta Elaine Clark, age 71, of Edgewood, Illinois, passed away at 2:51 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Illinois. Cremation rites will be observed, and there will be no services. Memorials may be made to the family to offset funeral costs. Danetta loved doing crafts and spending time with family and friends.  She enjoyed playing board and phone games. Danetta was born April 21, 1947, in Effingham, Illinois, the daughter of Robert Scott…

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    Laqueeta Sapp

    Laqueeta Sapp Laqueeta Denise (Wilson) Sapp, age 76, of Edgewood, Illinois, went to be with the Lord at 9:20 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, peacefully at her home in Edgewood, Illinois surrounded by her family. She was greeted and reunited with her beloved son, Brian Sapp. Cremation rites will be observed and there will be no service. Laqueeta was born to Ermine and Pearl (Stewart) Wilson on October 4th, 1942, in Effingham, Illinois.  She married her forever sweetheart Dean Sapp on August…

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    Lulu Belle Francis

    Lulu Belle Francis Lulu Belle Francis, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Heartwood Senior Living in Appleton, Wisconsin. Visitation will be from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. There will be a graveside service to follow at Edgewood Cemetery in Edgewood, Illinois. Memorials may go to the Alzheimer’s Association or the donor’s choice. Lulu Belle was born on December 21, 1934 in Clay County, Illinois, the daughter of Dewey L. Edw…

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    Stacia Hollinshead

    Stacia Hollinshead Stacia Faye Hollinshead, age 30, of Sycamore, Illinois, returned to the arms of God on Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.  Funeral service will be held on at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood, Illinois.  Burial will take place at Leith Cemetery, rural Mason, Illinois. Military rites will be observed. Visitation will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood, I…

  • Edgewood,  St. Elmo,  Watson

    Anna Louise Gibbons

    Anna Louise Gibbons Anna Louise “Tuddie” Gibbons, age 88, of Iola, Illinois passed away at 2:13 a.m. Tuesday March 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.   Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Pagel Funeral Home in Edgewood, Illinois with one hour viewing prior to service. Pastor Kent Robinson will be officiating. Interment will follow at Keen’s Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019, at….

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    Janice Alwardt

    Janice Alwardt Janice E. Alwardt, age 75, of Edgewood, Illinois passed away at 4:23 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at her home. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Edgewood Cemetery, Edgewood, Illinois. Judy Poe will be officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.  Janice was born on August 3, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of James Floyd Arnold and Pauline Vivian (Wexler) Arnold. She married Wayne Alwardt …

  • Edgewood,  St. Elmo,  Watson

    Lavern Magnus

    Lavern Magnus Lavern Carl Magnus, age 93, of St. Peter, Illinois, passed away at 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at St. Anthony’s Hospital, Effingham, Illinois. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the St. Peter Lutheran Church, St. Peter, Illinois. Pastor Ryan Meyer will be officiating. Visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the Pagel Funeral Home, St. Peter, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be…

  • Edgewood,  St. Elmo,  Watson

    Barbara Crawford

    Barbara Crawford Barbara Lee Crawford, age 85, of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away at 4:40 a.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Aperion Care, St. Elmo, Illinois. Graveside service will be held at Griffith’s Cemetery in Brownstown, Illinois on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. PeeWee Denton will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church, St. Elmo, Illinois, the St. Elmo Library or the donor’s choice.  Barbara was born July 29, 1933, the…

  • Edgewood,  St. Elmo,  Watson

    Carl Whipple

    Carl Whipple Carl Whipple, age 65, of Marion, Illinois passed away at 2:25 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois surrounded by his family. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood, Illinois with a one hour viewing prior to the service. Preacher Harold Whitlock will be officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Pagel Funeral Home …

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    Joanne Owen

    Joanne Owen Joanne Owen, age 87, of Maryville, Illinois, formerly of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away at 11:55 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois. She was a resident of Liberty Village Nursing Facility in Maryville, Illinois.     Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo, Illinois. Dan Laack will be officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Pagel F…

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    Barbara Joliff

    Barbara Joliff Barbara Elaine Joliff, age 63, of Effingham, Illinois passed away at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham, Illinois. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle in Iola, Illinois. There will be a one-hour visitation prior to the service. Pastor Michael Durre will be officiating. Burial will be at the Edgewood Cemetery in Edgewood, Illinois. Memorials may go to the family…

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    John Hester Jr.

    John Hester Jr. John Eber Hester, Jr. 86, of Anna, Illinois passed away at 6:00 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham, Illinois. Cremation rites will be observed, and no services are planned. Memorials may be made to the activity department of the Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham, Illinois. John was born April 24, 1932 the son of John Eber Hester, Sr. and Helen Miram (Phillips) Hester in Los Angeles, Califor…

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    Don Propeck

    Don Propeck Don Propeck, age 78, of Loogootee, Illinois passed away at 1:02 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Zion Lutheran Church, Loogootee, Illinois, with a one-hour visitation prior to the service. Pastor Krista Stokke will be officiating. Memorials may go to Old Loogootee Cemetery, Zion Luteran Church, Loogootee, Illinois, St Paul United Church of Christ 589 Mary …

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    Lola Hawkey

    Lola Hawkey Lola Maye (Scoles) Hawkey, age 82, formerly of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away on February 14, 2019 at her home in Martin, Tennessee. Graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Keens Chapel Cemetery in Farina, Illinois. Lola was born on October 18, 1936 in St. Elmo, Illinois, the daughter of Benjamin and Nellie (Tipsword) Scoles. She married Kenneth L. Hawkey on February 12, 1955, he preceded her in death on October 1, 2007. She loved gardening, watching NA…

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    Joseph Barnick

    Joseph Barnick Joseph Marion Barnick, age 78, of Farina, Illinois passed away at 9:25 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2019 at C&A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo, Illinois. There will be a one-hour viewing prior to the service. Tom Fedrigon will be officiating. Burial will be at Sidener Cemetery in St. Elmo, Illinois. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at …

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    Bonita Kuhlman

    Bonita Kuhlman Bonita Rae Kuhlman, age 66, of Effingham, Illinois, passed away at 10:30 a.m. on February 13, 2019 at her residence in Effingham, Illinois. A celebration of life will take place at a later date.  Memorials may be made to the family or donor’s choice.  Bonita is survived by her two sons, Tim Kuhlman (Wife Michelle) of Effingham, Illinois, Eric Kuhlman of Augusta, Georgia; numerous grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.   Bonita Rae Kuhlman, age 66, of Eff…

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    Larry Hites

    Larry Hites Larry Hites of Farina, Illinois passed away at 3:02 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.  Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood is assisting the family. Larry Hites of Farina, Illinois passed away at 3:02 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.  Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood is assisting the family. View   Send Flowers

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    Chris Mooday

    Chris Mooday Chris R. Mooday, age 56, of Mason, Illinois passed away at 1:43 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at St. Louis University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services celebrating Chris’ life will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 8, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. There will be a one-hour viewing prior to the service. Pastor Nathan Delks will be officiating. Burial will be at Edgewood Cemetery in Edgewood, Illinois. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p…

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    Edna Wilson

    Edna Wilson Edna Maxine Wilson, age 79, of Edgewood, Illinois passed away at 1:18 p. m. Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois surrounded by her family. Graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the Burge Cemetery in rural Farina.  Pastor Bob Durre will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may go to Pagel Funeral Home or the donor’s choice.  Edna was born on January 17, 1939 in Effingham County, Illinois to…..

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    Jack Orr

    Jack Orr      Jack L. Orr, age 84, of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away at 12:35 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2019 at Aperion Care in St. Elmo, Illinois.  Graveside service will be at 1:00 p. m. Friday February 1, 2019 at the Maplewood Cemetery in St. Elmo, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may go to the New Horizons Church at 502 Tower Rd. Saint. Elmo, Illinois. 62458. or the donor’s choice.  Jack was born on July 16, 1934 in St. Elmo, Illinois, the son of James and…..

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    Charlotte Liggett

    Charlotte Liggett Charlotte June Liggett, age 90, of Hartford City, Indiana formerly of Effingham, Illinois went home to be with the Lord at 10:20 p. m. Monday, January 21, 2019 from the Millers Merry Manor in Hartford City, Indiana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Saturday January 26, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois with one-hour viewing prior to service. Judy Poe will be officiating. Burial will be at Keens Chapel Cemetery, beside her beloved husband. Visitati…

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    Danial Durbin

    Danial Durbin Danial J. Durbin, age 35, of Flora, Illinois, formerly of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away Friday January 18, 2019 in Wayne County, Illinois. Arrangements are pending at this time. Danial J. Durbin, age 35, of Flora, Illinois, formerly of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away Friday January 18, 2019 in Wayne County, Illinois. Arrangements are pending at this time. View   Send Flowers

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    Norma Veatch

    Norma Veatch Norma Elmira Veatch, age 92, of Edgewood, Illinois passed away at 9:52 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Evergreen Nursing and Rehab in Effingham, Illinois. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, Illinois. There will be a one-hour visitation prior to the service. Judy Poe will be officiating. Burial will be at Edgewood Cemetery in Edgewood, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may go to the Edgewood County Opr…

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    Edward Opfer

    Edward Opfer Edward Arthur Opfer, age 88, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2018 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in rural Shobonier, Illinois. There will be a one-hour viewing prior to the service. Pastor Douglas Meyer will be officiating. Burial will be at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in rural Shobonier, Illinois. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, January 4,…

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    Michael Loy

    Michael Loy Michael Dale Loy, age 64, of Altamont, Illinois passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at Carle Hospital in Champaign, Illinois. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood, Illinois. Burial will be at a later date. Memorials may go to Pagel Funeral Homes or donor’s choice.   Michael was born on April 8, 1954 in Effingham, Illinois, the son of Glen “Doc” and Alta (Pontious) Loy. Michael was a carpenter. He… Michael…