Obituaries

Sunday, September 26, 2021

OAKWOOD — Lila Jean Divan, 76, of Rantoul, formerly of Oakwood, departed this life at 10:05 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Eagle’s View Memor…

HOMER — Sara H. Essig, 64, of Homer passed away at 7:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

DANVILLE — Royce M. Finch, 50, of Danville died at 8:36 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 25, 2021) at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville. Funeral a…

CHAMPAIGN — Elizabeth A. Byrnes, 69, of Champaign passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at her home in Champaign.

CHAMPAIGN — Leslie Etheridge, 92, of Champaign died at 2:18 p.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Richard D. Carson, 61, of Champaign, passed away at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at C-U Nursing and Rehab, Savoy.

URBANA — Margy Doris Burris, 92, of Urbana died at 6:35 a.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

URBANA — Jerome “Jerry” McDonough, 58, of Urbana died Friday (Sept. 17, 2021) at home after a long illness.

DANVILLE — Jerry Lawrence Preston, 74, of Danville died Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at home.

CHAMPAIGN — William “Bill” Neumann, 86, of Champaign died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in the company of loved ones.

URBANA — Harry Lyle King Sr., 93, of Urbana passed away on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at University Rehab in Urbana.

MATTOON — Jim Mefford, 81, of Mattoon died Thursday (Sept. 23, 2021) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center, Coles County.

CHAMPAIGN — The family of Fred L. Haegele invites you to join them in celebrating his life at a memorial service at 11 a.m. Oct. 2 at Faith Un…

CHAMPAIGN — Judith H. Plotner, 83, of Champaign passed away at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

URBANA — Christine Cooper Spindel died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, in Urbana at the age of 97.

CHAMPAIGN — Paul Joseph Rubenacker, 34, of Champaign passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at his home in Champaign.

CHAMPAIGN — Please join us for a celebration of life for Terry Rathgeber from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Urbana Country Club.

CHAMPAIGN — Elsa Mae "Basie" White, 65, of Champaign died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 25, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funera…

CHAMPAIGN — Inez Atchison-Kelley, 90, of Champaign, died at 3:15 p.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at Illini Heritage Rehab & Health, Champaign…

CHAMPAIGN — Richard D. Carson, 61, of Champaign, passed away at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at C-U Nursing and Rehab, Savoy.

OAKWOOD — Lila Jean Divan, 76, of Rantoul, formerly of Oakwood, departed this life at 10:05 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Eagle’s View Memor…

HOMER — Sara H. Essig, 64, of Homer passed away at 7:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Leslie Etheridge, 92, of Champaign died at 2:18 p.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

DANVILLE — Royce M. Finch, 50, of Danville died at 8:36 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 25, 2021) at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville. Funeral a…

CHAMPAIGN — The family of Fred L. Haegele invites you to join them in celebrating his life at a memorial service at 11 a.m. Oct. 2 at Faith Un…

URBANA — Harry Lyle King Sr., 93, of Urbana passed away on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at University Rehab in Urbana.

URBANA — URBANA — Jerome “Jerry” McDonough, 58, of Urbana died Friday (Sept. 17, 2021) at home after a long illness.

MATTOON — Jim Mefford, 81, of Mattoon died Thursday (Sept. 23, 2021) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center, Coles County.

CHAMPAIGN — William “Bill” Neumann, 86, of Champaign died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in the company of loved ones.

CHAMPAIGN — Judith H. Plotner, 83, of Champaign passed away at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Inez Atchison-Kelley, 90, of Champaign, died at 3:15 p.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at Illini Heritage Rehab & Health, Champaign…

URBANA — Margy Doris Burris, 92, of Urbana died at 6:35 a.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Elizabeth A. Byrnes, 69, of Champaign passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at her home in Champaign.

DANVILLE — Jerry Lawrence Preston, 74, of Danville died Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at home.

CHAMPAIGN — Please join us for a celebration of life for Terry Rathgeber from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Urbana Country Club.

CHAMPAIGN — Paul Joseph Rubenacker, 34, of Champaign passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at his home in Champaign.

Vhampaign — Elsa Mae "Basie" White, 65, of Champaign died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 25, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funera…

URBANA — Christine Cooper Spindel died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, in Urbana at the age of 97.

Saturday, September 25, 2021

DANVILLE — William Batiste, 58, of Danville died at 3:57 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CLINTON — Alan Wilson Bell, 65, of Clinton died Tuesday (Sept. 21, 2021) in rural Clinton.

DANVILLE — William “Bill” E. Borror, 90, of Danville passed away Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2021) at Colonial Manor nursing home.

URBANA — Margy Burris, 92, of Urbana died at 6:35 a.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangements were…

CHAMPAIGN — Richard D. Carson, 61, of Champaign passed away at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Champaign Urbana Nursing & Rehab, Savoy.

MOWEAQUA — Helen Irene Grimmett, 79, of Moweaqua, formerly of Auburn, died at 12:18 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 19, 2021) at St. Mary's Hospital, Decat…

URBANA — Hannah M. Halley, 20, of Urbana passed away at 8:28 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Versailles.

TILTON — Karl J. Jordan, 75, died at 7:48 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 23, 2021) in the emergency room at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

SAVOY — Martha L. Kohler, 94, formerly of Chicago (Norwood Park area), passed away Tuesday (Sept. 21, 2021).

CASEY — Beverly McCammon, 69, of Casey, formerly of Westfield, died at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 21, 2021) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center…

DANVILLE — Freeman E. Morris, 78, of Danville died at 12:02 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 23, 2021) at VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville. Funeral…

DANVILLE — Doris Mowery, 99, of Danville died at 12:22 p.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Kruger Co…