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Helen M. Hasselbring

Helen M. Hasselbring

Helen M. Hasselbring, 91, of Cissna Park passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016 at Watseka Rehab & Health Care Center. She was born January 7, 1925 in Ash Grove Twp., the daughter of Henry and Anna Peters Cluver and they preceded her in death in addition to five brothers, three sisters and one daughter,

Jane B. Davis

Jane B. Davis

Jane B. Davis, 103, of East Peoria and formerly of Watseka passed away peacefully in the evening of Christmas Day at Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria, IL. She was born January 8, 1913 daughter of Raymond and Dora Buck of Peoria, IL. Mrs. Davis graduated from Peoria High School, Peoria, IL. On May 6,

Marlene M. Redman

Marlene M. Redman

Marlene M. Redman, 77, of Watseka passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Gilman Healthcare Center. Marlene was born August 30, 1939 in Belmont Twp., the daughter of John William and Flossie Pullen Romine. She married Orie L. Redman Jr. on February 15, 1959 in Donovan and he preceded her in death on February

Mildred Grace Yates

Mildred Grace Yates

Mildred Grace Yates, 95, of Rantoul and formerly of Rankin passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Eagles View Assisted Living in Rantoul. She was born on June 10, 1921 in Potomac, the daughter of Jesse and Mary Selsor Alexander. Mildred married E. Harrison Yates in Armstrong on November 30, 1940 and he preceded

Heidi J. Rieches

Heidi J. Rieches

Heidi J. Rieches, 59, of Cissna Park passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City. She was born August 8, 1957 in Watseka, the daughter of Orval and Anita Peters Rieches and they preceded her in death. She is survived by two sisters, Cheryl Rieches of Cissna Park

Rolland Light

Rolland Light

Rolland Light, 88, of Sheldon passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at the Iroquois Resident Home in Watseka. He was born December 11, 1928 in Sheldon, the son of James W. and Mary Couch Light and they preceded him in death in addition to two brothers, Wayne and Duane Light. He married Wilma A.

Richard Radtke

Richard Radtke

Richard Radtke, 58, of Clifton passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Richard was born July 2, 1958 in Chicago Heights, IL, the son of Ernest and Dorothy Hansen Radtke. He married Julie Murphy on November 26, 1979 in Cedar Lake, IN and she survives in Clifton. Other survivors

Leroy Williamson

Leroy Williamson

Leroy Williamson, 81, of Iroquois passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Presence Merkle-Knipprath Nursing Home in Clifton. He was born December 30, 1934 in Greencastle, IN, the son of Fred and Olive Schorer Williamson and they preceded him in death in addition to four brothers and one son, Thomas Williamson. He married Marylen

Kenneth T. Bots

Kenneth T. Bots

Kenneth T. Bots, 77, of Loda, IL passed away peacefully on October 24, 2016 at Illinois Knights Templar Home in Paxton, IL. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Connie (nee Kidrowski) Bots. Also surviving are his children, Kenneth J. (Gigi) Bots of Port Orange, FL, Kimberly A. Bots of Oak Forest, IL

Rebecca J. Schatz

Rebecca J. Schatz

Rebecca J. Schatz, 37, of Kankakee, Illinois died on Thursday Dec. 8, 2016 at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Illinois as a result of injuries received in an auto accident. Funeral Services for Rebecca will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday Dec. 14, 2016 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clifton. The Rev. Ray Bowers

Marvin A. Rahn

Marvin A. Rahn

Marvin A. Rahn, 87, of Danforth and a former longtime Chebanse resident died on Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016, at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee following a lengthy illness. Funeral services for Mr. Rahn will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, December13th at the Zion Lutheran Church in Chebanse, the Rev. Kene Whybrew

Forrest Quentin Coleman

Forrest Quentin Coleman

Forrest Quentin Coleman, 84, of Loda passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Illinois Knights Templar Home in Paxton. He was born July 24, 1932 in Wolfpit, KY, the son of Willard and Ocie Rowe Coleman and they preceded him in death in addition to three brothers and one sister. He married Gloria

Kenneth Caisse

Kenneth Caisse

Kenneth “Kenny” Caisse, 65, of Paxton passed away on December 3, 2016 at his home in Paxton. He was born on July 15, 1951 in Rantoul, IL at Chanute AFB, the son of William and Luella Finch Caisse. Kenny attended elementary school at Howard Township in Kokomo, IN before moving to Paxton in 1963 and

Shirley Ann Boudreau

Shirley Ann Boudreau

Shirley Ann Boudreau, 84, of rural Martinton died Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth following a lengthy illness. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in L’Erable. The Rev. Raed Bader will officiate. Burial

Raymond L. Young

Raymond L. Young

Raymond L. Young, 85, of Cissna Park passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was born March 27, 1931 in Cissna Park, the son of Jeff and Mary Farney Young and they preceded him in death in addition to one granddaughter, Cahley Young. He married Carolyn “Carol” Bohner

Earl J. Pruitt

Earl J. Pruitt

Earl J. Pruitt, 90, of Paxton passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at his home. He was born August 23, 1926 in Gibson City, the son of Arthur Earl and Elsa Mable Swarm Pruitt and they preceded him in death in addition to one brother, Don; one sister, Violet; and one son, Evan. He

Kathryn M. Bennett

Kathryn M. Bennett

Kathryn M. Bennett, 90, of Kankakee and formerly of Clifton died on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Citadel Nursing Home in Kankakee following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton. Her son-in-law, Rev. Kenneth Castello, will officiate. Friends may