Obituaries

Sunday, October 25, 2020

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Jon Duckworth, 67, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Tidewell Hospice House, Port Charlotte, Fla.

RANTOUL — Kristina Nicole Freeman-Mann, 28, of Rantoul passed away at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2020) in Rantoul.

CHAMPAIGN — James H. Hallett, 82, of Champaign died at 9:40 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at Evergreen Assisted Living, Champaign.

CHAMPAIGN — Angie Heaton, the beloved daughter of Jim and Susan Kellerman Heaton, passed, in the words of her own song, across “Heaven State L…

SIDNEY — Jim E. Keller, 79, of Sidney passed away at 7:09 p.m. Friday (Oct. 23, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

DANVILLE — James Kilbury, 71, of Danville died at 3:47 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 22, 2020) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Rortvedt…

TROUTMAN, N.C. — Floyd Martin, loving husband and father, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at his home in Troutman, N.C., at the age of 88.

CHAMPAIGN — Harold Miller Jr., 66, died Friday (Oct. 23, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at W…

ST. JOSEPH — Ruth N. Mowry, 90, of St. Joseph passed away at 12:30 a.m. Friday (Oct. 23, 2020) at Champaign Urbana Nursing and Rehab, Savoy.

TUSCOLA — Myron Glen Pangburn, 93, of Tuscola passed away at 1:50 p.m. Friday (Oct. 23, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 

LAKE CITY, Fla. — Monica Phillpott, 55, of Lake City, Fla., died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Lake City.

DANVILLE — Nellie Kathryn Quillman, 96, of Brighton, formerly of Danville, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Robings Manor, …

TILTON — John E. Rife, 73, of Tilton died at 12:46 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 22, 2020) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana. Funeral arrangem…

RALEIGH, N.C. — Henrietta Schwartz was born July 31,1943, in Asheville, N.C. Henrietta was the daughter and first child of Henry and Bernice S…

DANVILLE — Rose Marie Swaim, 52, of Danville died at 12:56 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 22, 2020) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Rort…

DANVILLE — David Zemont, 61, of Danville died at 3:18 a.m. Friday (Oct. 23, 2020) at Arcadia Care, Danville. Funeral arrangements were incompl…

Saturday, October 24, 2020

RANTOUL — Dr. Lawrence John “Larry” Auten went to be with the Lord Jesus from Arcadia Care, Danville, at 8:31 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2020) a…

ARGENTA — Betty I. Cone of Argenta died Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2020) at Vonderlieth Living Center, Mount Pulaski.

DANVILLE — Davion Curry, 27, of Danville, formerly of Conyers, Ga., died at 10:11 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2020) at home.

DANVILLE — Alice Heath, 85, of Danville died at noon Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at home.

WELDON — N. Rex King, 84, of Weldon passed away at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2020) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

GEORGETOWN — Dennis Lucas Sr., 71, of Georgetown died at 2:20 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

DANVILLE — John C. Mason Jr., MD, 90, husband, father, grandfather (“Poppie”), friend (“Jack”) and adored physician (“Doc”) passed away peacef…

ST. JOSEPH — Ruth Mowry, 90, of St. Joseph died at 12:30 a.m. Friday (Oct. 23, 2020) at Champaign Urbana Nursing and Rehab.

CHAMPAIGN — Lisa O'Dell died Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2020). Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Sunset Funeral Home Champaign, 710 N. Neil St.…

TUSCOLA — Myron G. Pangburn, 93, of Tuscola died Friday (Oct. 23, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangements were incomp…

GEORGETOWN — Larry Dean Parke, 79, of Georgetown died at 4:19 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.

DeKALB — William Lee “Bill” Sanders was born May 20, 1941, in Detroit, the only son of Henry Buchanan Sanders and Martha Jane (Ford) Sanders.

PAXTON — Lela Sennert, 89, of Paxton passed away Thursday (Oct. 22, 2020) at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living.

Friday, October 23, 2020

DANVILLE — Joyce Ingram, 74, died on Monday (Oct. 19, 2020) at The Waters of Covington. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Verm…

HOOPESTON — Gael Edward Neathery, 92, of Hoopeston died at 6:28 p.m. Monday (Oct. 19, 2020) at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Living in Ho…

DANVILLE — Monica D. Phillpott, 56, of Lake City Fla., formerly of Danville, died on Sunday (Oct. 18, 2020) at Regional Medical Center. Funera…

RANTOUL — Forest Lee Poland, 78, died on Friday (Oct. 16, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. There are no services planned at this ti…

ST. JOSEPH — Carolyn J. Stokes, age 83, of St. Joseph passed away at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at the Southgate Nursing and Rehabilit…

GIBSON CITY — George Wallace, 78, of Indianapolis, formerly of Gibson City, died at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2020) at Majestic Care, Avon …

Thursday, October 22, 2020

VILLA GROVE — Marna E. Marlatt (Dorothy), 89, of Villa Grove passed away Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital.

RANTOUL — Forest Lee Poland, 78, of Rantoul died at 10:10 p.m. Friday (Oct. 16, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangemen…

ARCOLA — Eugene "Baird" Boyer, 91, died at 9:05 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at home.

FITHIAN — Bruce Cadman died Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2020) at home.

ARGENTA — Betty I. Cone, 91, of Argenta died at 11:09 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2020) at Henry & Jane Vonderlieth Living Center, Mount Pula…

CHAMPAIGN — Linda K. Hempel, 72, of Champaign died at 1:42 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2020) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

ARTHUR — Mary Herschberger, 94, died at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2020) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Edwards Funeral Hom…

GIBSON CITY — Lottie Hutcherson, 93, of Gibson City died at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2020) at Heritage Health, Gibson City. Funeral arrange…

PAXTON — Patricia Kenner, 88, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 18, 2020) at home.

WELDON — N. Rex King, 84, of Weldon died at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2020) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. Funeral arrang…

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Dominican Sister M. Sara Koch, OP, died suddenly on Sunday (Oct. 18, 2020) in Urbana.

MONTICELLO — Shirley L. Marty was born on Nov. 23, 1932, and died peacefully on Monday (Oct. 19, 2020).

ST. JOSEPH — Harold Morris, 75, of St. Joseph passed away at 3:53 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2020) at home.