Obituaries for Sunday, April 30, 2017

Obituaries for Sunday, April 30, 2017

Dorsey Boyd

DANVILLE – Dorsey C. Boyd, 40, of Danville died at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday (April 25, 2017) at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln.

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Ruth Chowanec

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SPRING, Texas – Ruth Elizabeth (Partenheimer) Chowanec, 84, passed on peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior, surrounded by family in Spring, Texas, on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Norman Compton

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ST. GEORGE, Utah – Norman Earl Compton, 87, of St. George, Utah, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 21, 2017, at his Sun River home in St. George.

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Charles Gay

PHILO – Charles A. Gay, 81, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017.

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Jeffrey Goodwin

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MAHOMET – Jeffrey Lynn Goodwin, 72, of Mahomet passed away at 11:12 p.m. Thursday (April 27, 2017) at Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehab in Savoy.

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James Majors

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FREDERICKSBURG, Texas – Dr. James Scoggin Majors passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the age of 78.

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Darlene Marble

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DANVILLE – Darlene M. Marble, 68, of Danville passed away suddenly at 6:32 p.m. Thursday (April 27, 2017) in the emergency room at the Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.

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Mary McDonald

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PRESCOTT, Ariz. – Mary Buescher McDonald, 87, of Prescott, Ariz., formerly of Champaign, passed away on April 22, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice-Marley House in Prescott.

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Linda Newman

CLINTON – Linda K. Newman, 72, of Clinton died at 6:46 p.m. Friday (April 28, 2017) at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.

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Patricia Potts

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CHAMPAIGN – Patricia (Pat) Potts died on April 14, 2017.

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Jimmy Reed

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TUSCOLA – Jimmy I. Reed, 85, of Tuscola passed away at 12:57 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

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Richard Van Schaardenburg

PUEBLO, Colo. – Richard "Dick" Van Schaardenburg lost his battle with MSA on Friday, March 10, 2017, in Pueblo, Colo., at age 77.

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Jean Singley

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SAVOY – Jean S. Singley, 95, of Savoy passed away at 6 a.m. Monday (April 24, 2017) at Heartland Nursing Home, Champaign.

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George W. Swenson Jr.

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SAVOY – Emeritus Professor George W. Swenson Jr. (Electrical & Computer Engineering and Astronomy Departments) of the University of Illinois, a very longtime resident of Champaign County, passed from life at age 94 on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

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Luke Swisher

DANVILLE – Luke W. Swisher, 90, of Danville died at 3:20 p.m. Saturday (April 29, 2017) at the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System, Danville. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Robison Chapel, 103 Douglas St., Catlin.

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Joseph Thilmony

URBANA – Joseph L. "Joe" Thilmony, 80, of Urbana passed away on April 7, 2017, at the Laredo Medical Center, Laredo, Texas.

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Gary Wight

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MORTON – Gary L. Wight, 68, of Morton passed away from complications following a liver transplant on Friday (April 28, 2017) at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago.

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