Obituaries for Wednesday, January 28, 2015
HOMER – Lewis Dean Bishop, 84, of Urbana, formerly of Homer, passed away at 8:29 a.m. Monday (Jan. 26, 2015) at the Champaign County Nursing Home in Urbana.
PENFIELD – Marie Lorraine Buhr, 86, of rural Penfield passed away at 3:55 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 27, 2015) at Presence Covenant Medical Center., Urbana
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Herman A. Church, 95, of Noblesville, Ind., formerly of Westfield and Ambia, Ind., passed away at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 27, 2015) in Noblesville.
DANVILLE – Rollin Duckwitz, 48, of Danville died at 3:36 a.m. Monday (Jan. 26, 2015) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
TUCSON, Ariz. – Floyd Dunn, a ground breaking pioneer in the science of ultrasound and bioacoustics, died Saturday (Jan. 24, 2015). A veteran of the World War II Battle of the Ardennes, he was 90 years old. His death comes 30 days after that of his wife, Elsa.
CAMARGO – Leslie Eugene Hardyman, 54, formerly of Camargo, died at his home in Casa Grande, Ariz., on Dec. 31, 2014.
CLINTON – Mary A. Hoyt-Thompson, 84, of Clinton died at 6:40 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 25, 2015) at Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton.
DANVILLE – Michael Everett Williams I, 72, of Danville died Monday (Jan. 26, 2015) at Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System, Danville.
CLINTON – Allen C. Johnson, 71, of Clinton died at 8:05 a.m. Friday (Jan. 23, 2015) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
VALPARAISO, Ind. – Melinda (Kirby) Lindsey, 23, of Valparaiso, Ind., formerly of Rossville, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Gary, Ind.
CHAMPAIGN – Jacqueline Martin, 52, of Champaign died at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 27, 2015) in Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign.
HERRIN – Patricia Regan, 89, of Herrin, formerly of Hoopeston, died at 8:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 26, 2015) at Herrin Rehab & Nursing Center, Herrin. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Brown-Alkire Funeral Home, 309 E. Washington St., Hoopeston.
MONTICELLO – Gertrude Caroline Siders, 96, of Monticello, formerly of Bement, went to be with the Lord at 8:12 a.m. Monday (Jan. 26, 2015) at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.
URBANA – Betty Stites, 78, of Urbana died at 12:09 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 27, 2015) at Gibson City Area Hospital.
PHILO – Paul L. Strothmann, 57, of Philo passed away at 10:05 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 25, 2015) at his residence. He was disabled after suffering a severe stroke in March 2009. After extensive therapy, he was able to lead a fairly normal life. After his mother went to the nursing home, Paul visited her there almost every day and became a great friend to the residents and staff.
MAROA – Gwenievere E. Tozer, 87, of Maroa died at 4:50 p.m. Monday (Jan. 26, 2015) at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.
CHAMPAIGN – Phyllis Vokes, 88, of Champaign died at 6 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 25, 2015) at Helia Healthcare, Champaign.
DANVILLE – Robert Weese, 83, of Danville died at 11:05 a.m. Monday (Jan. 26, 2015) in Danville. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Robison Chapel, 103 Douglas St., Catlin.
HOMER – Bonnie Jean Wienke, 89, of Urbana, formerly of Homer, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 23, 2015) at Amber Glen facility in Urbana.