Obituaries for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Ilse Ballard

URBANA – Ilse E. Ballard, 85, of Urbana died at 11:32 a.m. Monday (May 4, 2015) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

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Charles Bassett

VILLA GROVE – Charles Bassett, 85, of Villa Grove passed away at 12:45 p.m.

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William Bell

COVINGTON, Ind. – William Bell, 54, of Covington, Ind., formerly of Rossville, died at 11:12 a.m. Monday (May 4, 2015) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Anderson Funeral Home, 427 E. Main St., Hoopeston.

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William Buracker

URBANA – William "Bill" Buracker, 90, of Urbana died at 7:56 a.m. Monday (May 4, 2015) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Renner-Wikoff Chapel and Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana.

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Yohana Msafiri Chidunga

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URBANA – Yohana Msafiri Chidunga Chigangu lived in Urbana for a few months. He died on April 28, 2015, at home.

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Hilda Church

CATLIN – Hilda M. Church, 92, of Catlin died at 8:25 p.m. Friday (May 1, 2015) at the Hawthorne Inn of Danville.

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Beth DeShasier

PAXTON – Bertha Marie "Beth" DeShasier, 79, of Pekin, formerly of Paxton, died at 8:24 a.m. Monday (May 4, 2015) at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, Peoria.

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Joyce Harden

BELLFLOWER – Joyce Harden, 80, of Bellflower passed away at 8:45 a.m. Monday (May 4, 2015) at her home in Bellflower.

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Betty Hires

GEORGETOWN – Betty Hires, 82, of Georgetown died at 7:35 a.m. Saturday (May 2, 2015) at Gardenview Manor Nursing Home, Danville.

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John Hirt

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DANVILLE – John L. Hirt, 88, formerly of Danville, passed away on Saturday (May 2, 2015) at the Illinois Veterans' Home in LaSalle, Ill., with family at his side.

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Merle Hollingsworth

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ARTHUR – Merle LaVerne Hollingsworth, 78, of Arthur died at 10:10 p.m. Saturday (May 2, 2015) at Mason Point, rural Sullivan.

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Michael Hollomon

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RANTOUL – Michael Dean Hollomon, 55, of Simpsonville, S.C., formerly of

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Walter Roux

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BEMENT – Walter H. Roux, 91, of Bement, former owner of the Roux Funeral Home, Bement, for 30-plus years, passed away at 8:50 a.m. Sunday (May 3, 2015) at his residence.

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Emma Schmidt

GIFFORD – Emma S. Schmidt, 96, of Gifford died on Monday morning (May 4, 2015) at Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford, as she was surrounded by family.

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Irene Sergent

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URBANA – Lois "Irene" Sergent, 93, of Urbana passed away at 7:15 p.m. Sunday (May 3, 2015) at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.

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Jerald Shelato Sr.

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WESTVILLE – Jerald E. Shelato Sr., 77, of Westville died at 6:31 p.m. Saturday (May 2, 2015) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

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John Tatman

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SAVOY – John William Tatman, 72, of Savoy passed away at 4 p.m. Sunday (May 3, 2015) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana after a courageous battle with cancer.

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Charlene 'Sue' Warner

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DANVILLE – Charlene "Sue" Warner of Danville, born Sept. 30, 1945, in Danville, to Charles and Lois (Barrett) Amos, passed away on Friday (May 1, 2015) in Danville.

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