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    Donald Stoerger

    View Donald Stoerger Urbana Donald E. Stoerger, age 84, passed away on March 28, 2020 in Urbana, IL. Private graveside services with be held at Craw Cemetery, Sadorus, with Pastor Jeff Caithamer officiating.  Due to coronavirus, there with be a private family viewing at 10:00 AM on April 2, at the Renner-Wikoff Chapel, Urbana, IL.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Champaign, IL (Unified Fund). Donald was the son of Walter & Dorothy (Gady) …

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    Annette Schoenberg

    View Annette Schoenberg Urbana Annette H. Schoenberg, 92, of Urbana passed away at 8:10 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020 at home. Graveside services will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Annette was born in Hamburg, Germany on April 20, 1927 to parents Charles and Annelise (Cohn) Hartig. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Thomas Hartig, and grandson Zachary Schoenberg. On August 24, 1952 Annette married Melvin Schoenberg in New York, who passed away on J…

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    Nelda Boys

    View Nelda Boys Urbana Nelda Imogene Boys, 94, of Urbana, was born July 20, 1925, in Herman, Knox County, Ill., the second child of Andrew Jackson Swank and Esther Fern (Sims) Swank. “Jean” died at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, at University Rehab, Urbana. Jean and her older sister, Marna, spent much of their childhood growing up in the DeLand area and Urbana in the care of their grandparents, Albert and Imogene Sims. She attended school in Urbana, including Thornburn Junior High. On Fe…

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    Clarence “Bud” Haubner

    View Clarence “Bud” Haubner Urbana Clarence Eugene Haubner, 83, of Urbana passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Champaign Urbana Nursing and Rehab in Savoy. A visitation will be held on Monday, March 30, 2020 from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. at Renner-Wikoff Chapel in Urbana. A private funeral will be held after the visitation. Burial will take place at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Champaign. Bud was born in Chicago on May 14, 1936 and was adopted by Clarence and Naomi Pearl (Wa…

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    Terry Gravely

    View Terry Gravely Homer Terry Lynn (Reisner)Gravely of Homer, 68, passed away Monday March 23, 2020  1:15pm at Carle Hospital Urbana, Illinois. Terry was born the daughter of Joseph and Zona Shaffer of St. Joseph on May 16, 1951 in St. Joseph,Il. She Graduated   St. Joseph High school in 1969  got married and moved to Urbana, Il, stayed in Urbana till she moved to Homer with her Daughter in 2017. Terry is survived by her 3 children, Bobby Gravely, Shawn(Niki) Gravely of U…

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    Stephanie Czelder

    View Stephanie Czelder Urbana Stephanie Josephine Amelia Czelder passed away at home on March 12, 2020. She is survived by her husband Jim Leake, their sons Alex and Isaac, her mother Anne Czelder, as well as her siblings Christine Patrick, Nancy Miller, Neil Czelder, and Victoria Poeling. Stephanie was born on October 26, 1953 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Stephanie’s dad Chuck was in the military – he served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam – so the Czelder family moved a lot when she was y…

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    Betty Steele

    View Betty Steele Urbana, formerly of Philo Betty Jean Steele, 94 of Urbana formerly of Philo passed away at 3:06 p.m. Friday March 13, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.   A graveside service will be Wednesday March 18 at 11:00 a.m. at Locust Grove Cemetery, Philo.  Rev. Jeff Stahl will officiate.  Betty was born December 16, 1925 in Philo, the daughter of John and Ruth (Carter) Brazelton.  She married Leonard Smith and later married Robert Steele.  She …

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    Lawrence Solava

    View Lawrence Solava Urbana Lawrence Thomas Solava, 55, of Urbana passed away at 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. A Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Urbana. Father Anthony Co will officiate. A visitation will be held prior to the Mass from 9:00-11:30 a.m., in the Parish Center at the church. Larry was born on January 25, 1965 in Chicago, IL to parents Charles A. and Elaine (Sch…

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    Ronald “R.J.” Pohl

    View Ronald “R.J.” Pohl Urbana Ronald Joseph “R.J.” Pohl, 74, of Urbana, passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2020 at his residence. Visitation will be held from 9AM-11AM on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Marine United Church of Christ in Marine, Illinois. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 AM with Rev. Phil Kershner officiating.  R.J. was born November 15, 1945, in Highland, IL, son of Joseph and Kathryn (Shelby) Pohl.  He married Sharon Wallace on August 1, 1970 in Marine, IL.&…

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    James Perry

    View James Perry Mahomet James Darrell Perry, 84, of Mahomet passed away at 8:52 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. James was born in West Liberty, KY on December 8, 1935 to parents Marion and Bertha Mae (Fugett) Perry. They preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were three brothers and five sisters. On April 3, 1953 James married Fern Martin in West Liberty, KY, they were married for over sixt…

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    Heather Shoemaker

    View Heather Shoemaker CHAMPAIGN, IL-  Heather Lee (Finley) Shoemaker, 48, of Lovington, Illinois, passed away at 2:53 PM, Friday, February 28, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL.   Funeral services will be held 1:30 PM, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, IL, with burial to follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign, IL.    Pastor Juan Loredo will officiate.  A visitation will be held from 11:30 AM unti…

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    Albert “John” Phillips

    View Albert “John” Phillips Spring, Texas Albert John Phillips, age 78, passed away unexpectedly on February 26, 2020 at his home in Spring, Texas. John was born on February 25, 1942 in Urbana, Illinois, where he grew up working on his family’s farm. In his childhood, he enjoyed hunting and developed an early interest in anything mechanical. He played football and wrestled at Urbana High School before receiving a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree, b…

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    John “Rod” Kirby

    View John “Rod” Kirby Champaign John R. (Rod) Kirby died peacefully at home in the loving presence of his family Wednesday, February 26, 2020. He was born on December 27, 1949, the third son of William and Norma Kirby. He was educated in Unit 7 (Tolono) schools where he excelled in academics, basketball, track and baseball. Rod married Catherine (Robinson) Kirby on August 10, 1974. He is survived by his wife and daughters Erin Kirby (Theo Long) of Savoy, IL and Leah Hendrix (Andy Hendrix) of …

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    Nettie Tenbrook

    View Nettie Tenbrook Urbana Nettie Marie Tenbrook, 98 of Urbana passed away at 2:30 p.m. Thursday February 27, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday March 2 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S Philo Rd., Urbana with burial in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.  Pastor Chuck Moore will officiate.  Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  Nettie was born in Arthur on April 10, 1921, the daughter of U…

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    Joseph Lamb

    View Joseph Lamb Savoy Joseph Franklin “Joe” Lamb, 83 of Savoy passed away at 11:40 p.m. Monday February 24, 2020 at Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford.  Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday February 29 with visitation starting at 11:30 a.m. at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana.  Burial will be in Stanton Friends Cemetery near Urbana.   Mr. Lamb was born in Morrisonville on January 29, 1937, the son of Alva and Helen (Sloman) Lamb.&nb…

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    David Laker

    View David Laker Philo David Lenning Laker 84 of Philo, formerly of Danville passed away at 10:47 p.m. Tuesday February 18, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.  A celebration of his life will be held at a later date, friends and family are invited to attend. David was born August 12, 1935 in Danville, the son of Samuel and Thelma (Lenning) Laker. They preceded him in death. David married Sara Williams in 1956 and she survives. While married to Sara the family lived in Fithian…

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    Susan Willgeroth

    View Susan Willgeroth Urbana Susan Jane Willgeroth, 75, of Urbana passed away at 9:37 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Lincoln Memorial Park in Aurora, IL. Susan was born on Randolph Field Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX, September 18, 1944 to parents Paul B. and Mary L. (Sandburg) Willgeroth. They preceded her in death. She is survived by her sister Barbara Cousland of Urbana and many cousins. …

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    Darlene Mills

    View Darlene Mills Champaign Darlene Mills, 87, of Champaign passed away at 3:40 p.m. on February 7, 2020 at Farmer City Rehab and Healthcare, Farmer City. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel in Urbana. Pastor Mike Jenkins will officiate. Burial will take place after the funeral at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Champaign. A visitation will be held prior to the funeral from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Darlene was born on …

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    Alma Koss

    View Alma Koss Champaign CHAMPAIGN, IL-  Alma Lee McNamer Koss, 90, of Champaign, passed away at 3:09PM, Saturday, February 8, 2020 at University Rehabilitation Center of CU, Urbana, IL.   Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.  Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, IL is assisting the family with arrangements.   Alma was born March 22, 1929 in Charleston, IL, a daughter of Everett and Cl…

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    Marie Martin

    View Marie Martin Urbana Marie Carolyn Martin, 75, of Urbana passed away at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at University Rehabilitation Center in Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel in Urbana. Pastor Robert Rasmus will officiate. Burial will take place at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Mayview after the funeral. Marie was born on March 12, 1944 in Richmond, California to parents Eugene and Elizabeth (Ross) Grob. They precede…

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    Nancy Winfrey

    View Nancy Winfrey Our beloved friend, relative, sister, mother, wife Nancy passed from this life to the next on 28 Jan 2020 surrounded by family and friends. Her love, kindness, even her sarcastic wit and humor will be missed by all.   Nancy grew up, deeply loved with her brother Alvie and sister Kathy. Nancy’s parents Harold Barker and Nancy (Woodcock) taught her the joy of laughter, which Nancy kindly passed upon anyone she knew. Such had an infectious way to demonstrate love and kind…

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    Betty Moyer

    View Betty Moyer Urbana Betty Jane Moyer, 99, of Urbana formerly of Champaign passed away at 1:05 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020, surrounded by her loved ones. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at First Church of the Nazarene, 2403 W. Kirby Av. in Champaign. Betty was born in Mattoon on June 26, 1920 to parents Marco (Mack) and Ellen (Brown) Moyer. They preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were two brothers and two sisters. She is surv…

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    Carol Westfield

    View Carol Westfield Urbana Carol Ann Westfield, 77, of Urbana, IL, found her eternal rest at 8:25 AM, January 25, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.   Carol was born October 3, 1942 in Champaign, IL, to Roy and Juanita (Melker) Williams. She is survived by her loving husband Ernest L. Westfield, Sr., whom she married in the spring of 1962. She is also survived by three sons, Ernest Westfield, Jr. of Champaign, Jonathan Westfield of Savoy, Glenn Westfield of Champaign, and a…

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    Georgeann Jones

    View Georgeann Jones Urbana Georgeann Jones, 91, of Urbana passed away at 4:23 a.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel in Urbana. Pastor Jeff Stahl will officiate. A visitation will be held prior to the funeral from 10:00-11:00, at the funeral home. A private family graveside will take place at Friends Creek cemetery in Argenta. Georgeann was born in Decatur on O…

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    Bonnie Finfrock

    View Bonnie Finfrock Decatur Bonnie G. Finfrock, 91, of Decatur, formerly of Urbana passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Tanglewood Village in Decatur. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Mayview. Bonnie was born in Lowe Township on October 16, 1928 to Joda H. and Orpha Bella (Collins) Perkins. They preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were three sisters and two nephews. Bonnie married John H. Fi…

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    Aaron Randall

    View Aaron Randall Champaign Aaron W.  Randall was born July 2, 1933.  The son of Harvey and Mrytee (Rutledge) Randall.  Aaron passed away peacefully in his sleep, Sunday January 26, 2020.   Aaron was called “Poppy” by his family members.  He leaves behind Barbara Ann Kuykendall who he was married to for 66 ½ years.  A loving family, Phillip W. Randall (Melinda), Malinda Frichtl (Darrel) and Judy Jenson, 6 grandchildren and 11 great grand children.  Aar…

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    Donald Wilkins

    View Donald Wilkins Urbana Donald “Don” Wilkins, 65, of Urbana passed away at 12:52 a.m. at his home surrounded by family. A Memorial Visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel in Urbana. Casual Attire Required. Military Rites will be performed by the United States Navy and the American Legion Post #71 at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the visitation. Don was born in Elmhurst, IL on March 15, 1954 to parents Richard E. and Patricia …

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    SFC Charles Goodwin Ret.

    View SFC Charles Goodwin Ret. Savoy, Illinois SAVOY, IL- SFC Charles L. “Charlie” Goodwin Ret., 86, of Savoy, passed away at 7:12 AM, Monday, January 20. 2020, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. A reception in celebration of his life will be held from 12:00 Noon-2:00PM, Friday, January 24, 2020 at the Windsor of Savoy, 401 Burwash Ave., Savoy, IL.  Graveside services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, January 24, 2020 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, 611 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Champaign, IL, wit…

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    Rose Brown

    View Rose Brown Urbana Rose Mary Brown, 92, of Urbana passed away at 2:46 p.m. January 20, 2020 at her home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Urbana. A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Renner-Wikoff Chapel in Urbana. Rose was born on May 15, 1927 in Lafayette, IN to parents John L. and Clara M. (Obermeyer) Jansen. They preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her g…

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    Lawrence Parkhurst. Jr.

    View Lawrence Parkhurst. Jr. Elliott, IL Lawrence (Larry) Raymond Parkhurst Jr., age 62, formerly of Wolcott, Indiana passed away on January 15th in the comfort of his home in Elliott, IL, with his loving wife. Larry was born to Lawrence Raymond Parkhurst Sr. and Phyllis Marcine Horn, on August 16th, 1957 in Bluefield, West Virginia. Larry graduated from Champaign Central High School in 1975. He was married to Dawn Ricketts in 1994 and they lived throughout the Midwest during their …

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    Rhoda Willard

    View Rhoda Willard Urbana Rhoda Pauline Willard, 97 of Urbana passed away at 2:37 a.m. Wednesday January 15, 2020 at the home of her caregivers in Homer.  Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 20 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana with visitation 1 hour prior to service time.  Pastor Phil Hanson will officiate.  Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Mayview.   Rhoda was born December 9, 1922 in Tulsa, OK the daughter of Georg…

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    Joshua Franks

    View Joshua Franks Joshua Robert Franks, 55 of Urbana passed away at 6:42 a.m. Thursday January 9, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.  Joshua was born April 4, 1964 in Rantoul.  He is survived by his grandmother, Betty Smith Golladay, an aunt, Linda Brown (Charles) of Covington and his cousins, Christine Brown and John Brown.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Sharon Elizabeth (Smith) Franks. Joshua is a 1982 graduate of Urbana High School.  He was an avid Ill…

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    Harmony Turkiewicz

    View Harmony Turkiewicz Waynesboro, VA formerly of Urbana Harmony M. Turkiewicz (Brock/Broderick), 41, of Waynesboro, VA, formerly of Urbana, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at UVA Hospital, Charlottesville, Va. She is survived by her husband, Mark Turkiewicz, and four children, Dana Brock and Christopher (Shyanne), Dymond and Shayont’e Turkiewicz. Also surviving are her mother, Pamela Rhoades (Broderick); brother, Sean Broderick (Donna); cousin, Doug Broderick (Tracie); and godfathe…

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    Nancy Scott

    View Nancy Scott Urbana The Rev. Nancy R. Scott, 89 of Urbana died at 7:59 p.m. Monday January 6, 2020 in Urbana.  A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday January 11 at McKinley Memorial Presbyterian Church, 801 S. 5th Street, Champaign with a reception following the service.  Rev. Heidi Weatherford will officiate. Nancy was born January 17, 1930 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of Roy Samuel Beernink and Evelyn Mae Coy Beernink.  She married Walter Cleon Scott, son o…

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    Linda Green

    View Linda Green Urbana URBANA, IL-  Linda M. Green, 76, of Urbana, passed away at 8:49 PM, Monday, January 6, 2020 at her residence in Urbana.   Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 12, 2020 at the Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, with burial to follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Mayview.  There will be a visitation from 5-7 PM, Friday, January 11, at the funeral home.    Linda was born May 1, 1943 in Champaign, IL, a daughter of Arthu…

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    Mildred McWethy

    View Mildred McWethy Urbana URBANA, IL-       Mildred Ruth(Clark) McWethy, 89, of Urbana, passed away at 10:53 AM, Monday, January 6, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Urbana.   There will be a visitation from 4-6 PM, Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana.    Mildred was born November 23, 1930 in Urbana, a daughter of Frank and Ethel Clark.  She married John Otis McWethy on November 1, 1953.  He pr…