Obituaries

Saturday, October 19, 2019

CASEY — Dennis Chaplin, 72, of Casey died at 9:25 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 17, 2019) at Casey Healthcare Center, Casey.

OAKWOOD — R. Maxine Collom, 75, died at 4:25 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 17, 2019) at Hawthorne Inn in Danville.

CLINTON — Edward Joseph Duvall, 87, of Clinton died at 1:40 p.m. Thursday (Oct.17, 2019) at home.

URBANA — William Robert Johnson, 69, of Urbana passed away at 5:46 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

RANTOUL — Nancy Mueller, 79, of Champaign died at 2:20 a.m. Friday (Oct. 18, 2019) at Villas of Holly Brook, Rantoul. Funeral arrangements wer…

DANVILLE — Dale Wagner, 58, of Danville died at 8:30 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 17, 2019) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Rortvedt F…

Friday, October 18, 2019

LENEXA, Kan — Donna Faye Meeks, 83, of Lenexa, Kan., died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Olathe Health Hospice House.

SAVOY — R. Bruce Carroll, 92, of Savoy died Monday (Oct. 14, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana with family and friends by his side.

DANVILLE — Natalie Carole Collins, 34, of Danville died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019) at home.

OAKWOOD — Kenneth Green, 80, of Oakwood died at 9:10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

ST. JOSEPH — On Tuesday (Oct. 15, 2019), Vickie Lynn (Dodds) Harshbarger passed away peacefully, surrounded by her beloved family. She was 59.

SEYMOUR — Jim Heringer, 79, of Seymour died at 5:40 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 17, 2019) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Blair-Owens…

CHAMPAIGN — Joseph Howell, 59, of Champaign, died at 10:23 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 17, 2019) at his home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at …

GIBSON CITY — Barbara J. Murrell, 80, of Gibson City, formerly of Saybrook, died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 17, 2019) at Gibson Area Hospita…

MAHOMET — James Ernest Neidel, 76, of Mahomet passed peacefully in his home on Tuesday (Oct. 15, 2019).

Thursday, October 17, 2019

RANTOUL — Suzie Cook, 56, of Rantoul passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Janice Corray, 72, of Champaign died Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019).

DANVILLE — Larry Cox, 74, of Danville died Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019) at Colonial Manor, Danville.

URBANA — Yolanda Deal, 88, of Urbana died Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis.

ST. JOSEPH — Vickie Harshbarger, 59, of St. Joseph died Tuesday (Oct. 15, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Ms. Dorothy Herron greeted the world Dec. 14, 1943, in Jayess, Miss., under the care of her parents, David Jefferson May and Matti…

DANVILLE — Tramale J. M. Hooser, 21, of Danville died at 8:08 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

TUSCOLA — Janice K. Hunter, 56, of Tuscola died Tuesday (Oct. 15, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

LENEXA, Kan — Donna Faye Meeks, 83, of Lenexa, Kan., died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Olathe Health Hospice House.

DANVILLE — Willie F. Mott, 84, of Danville died at 5:42 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 16, 2019) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Leek &…

MAHOMET — James Ernest Neidel, 76, passed peacefully at home Tuesday (Oct. 15, 2019).

HOOPESTON — Francis A. Troxel, 81, of Hoopeston died at 1:13 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 15, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrang…

CHAMPAIGN — Denise Tshiabu died Friday (Oct. 11, 2019). Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 710 …

CHAMPAIGN — Candance L. Tuell, 33, of Champaign died at 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

HOMER — Dixie Lee Clark, 74, of Homer passed away at 4:12 p.m. Monday (Oct. 14, 2019) at University Rehabilitation Center, Urbana.

HUMRICK — Donald "Don" J. Ellis, 67, of Humrick died at 4:34 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 12, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

McALLEN, Texas — Wendy Grohler, 57, of McAllen, Texas, formerly of Buckley, died at 8:31 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in McAllen.

RANTOUL — Taylor Johnson, 19, of Rantoul went to be with the Lord on Sunday morning (Oct. 13, 2019).

CHAMPAIGN — Charles Klar, 82, of Champaign passed away at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, on Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019).

ARGENTA — Thomas Wayne Mathes, 72, of Gloucester, Va., formerly of Argenta, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at home.

URBANA — Jerry McArthur, 71, of Urbana peacefully passed away Saturday (Oct. 12, 2019) surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren.

DANVILLE — Iola Mikell, 97, of Danville died at 2 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Gardenview Manor, Danville.

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Dorothy Irma Pretzlaff Netherton, 102, currently of Hot Springs, Ark., and formerly of Melvin, passed away peacefully Sund…

GEORGETOWN/DANVILLE — Wyatt Allen Pope, 9, of Georgetown died at 8:46 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 12, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, and …

URBANA — Karen F. Roark, 66, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away Monday (Oct. 14, 2019). She was born and raised in Urbana.

URBANA — Lester David Savage Jr., Ph.D., passed away peacefully Saturday (Oct. 12, 2019) in Urbana, at age 92.

ARGENTA — Earl D. Strohl, 92, of Argenta died at 2:33 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019) at St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur.

ARMSTRONG — Ruby June (Booher) Winnett of Livonia, Mich., and Wichita Falls, Texas, went to join her Lord on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Presbyte…

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

MAHOMET — Eva M. Collins, 92, of Mahomet, formerly of LaCrosse, Ind., died Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 

URBANA — Jerry McArthur, 71, of Urbana peacefully passed away on Saturday (Oct. 12, 2019) surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren.

CLINTON — Harry Raynor Wheeler, 68, of Clinton died at 6:07 p.m. Friday (Oct. 11, 2019) in rural Clinton.

CLARENCE — James Donald Cappellano of Clarence, born July 31, 1963, died Thursday (Oct. 10, 2019) at age 56.

Monday, October 14, 2019

RANTOUL — Wilma E. Borchers, 102, of Rantoul peacefully passed away Sunday morning (Oct. 13, 2019) at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford.

MAHOMET — Eva Collins, 92, of Mahomet died at 12:40 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangements wer…

PENFIELD — James Anthony “Tony” Ellis, 87, of Penfield passed away at 6:15 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 12, 2019) at home with his family by his side.