Obituaries

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

DANVILLE — Edna Anders, 66, of Danville died Sunday (Jan. 16, 2022) in Danville. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Watson Cremation Serv…

FLATVILLE — Irene Buhr, 94, of Flatville died at 5 a.m. Monday (Jan. 17, 2022) at Country Health Nursing Home, Gifford. Funeral arrangements w…

GIFFORD — Ida Margaret Bury, 85, of Gifford died at 3:47 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 12, 2022) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangem…

MONTICELLO — Neil Anthony Cox, 62, of Monticello passed away at 6:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at his home.

DANVILLE — Pamela J. Davis, 54, of Danville died at 9:05 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 15, 2022) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Rortve…

POTOMAC — Gary Edenburn, 64, of Potomac, died at 2:09 p.m. Saturday (January 15, 2022) at Carle Foundation Hospital.Memorial services will be …

MAHOMET — Martha Ann (Bright) Ehrsam, 87, of Mahomet passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, after a stroke at home surrounded by family.

URBANA — Swayzine Elam, 90, of Urbana died Wednesday (Jan. 12, 2022) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

DANVILLE — James Ewing, 95, of Danville died Friday (Jan. 14, 2022) at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville. Funeral arrangements were in…

GIBSON CITY — John William "Bill" Hartford, 80, of Gibson City peacefully passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at his home in Gibson City.

CATLIN — Eddie R. Henry, 81, of Catlin died at 10:05 a.m. Monday (Jan. 17, 2022) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Rortvedt Fun…

ARCOLA — Brenda Hensley, 71, of Arcola died at 11:54 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 13, 2022) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

PAXTON — Amelia Humphrey, 87, died at 2:18 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16, 2022) at Accolade of Paxton on Pells. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at…

RANTOUL — Rosella Goldie Hunter, 87, of Rantoul went to be with Jesus on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

GEORGETOWN — Barbara A. Jenkins, 68, of Georgetown died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 15, 2022) at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville. Fu…

HOOPESTON — Donna Ruth Judy, 88, of Hoopeston died at 1:01 p.m. Friday (Jan. 14, 2022) at home.

JAMAICA, Ill. — William Knight, 90, of Jamaica, Ill., died at 5:25 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16, 2022) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral a…

HEYWORTH — Clint Martens, 60, of Heyworth died at 1:21 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16, 2022) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. Funeral arra…

VILLA GROVE — Hugh McDaniel Jr., 71, of Villa Grove died at 6:30 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 16, 2022) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arr…

CHAMPAIGN — Timothy Giles Murphy, 62, of Champaign died peacefully, while sleeping, on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Autumn Leaves Memory Care o…

MAHOMET — Gail Allbright Sampson was born Feb. 4, 1938, in Morehouse, Mo. She received her nursing degree from the Goldfarb School of Nursing …

ROBERTS — Connie A. Scheiwe-Cook, 73, of Roberts passed away at 10:18 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at her home.

PAXTON — Katherine Schlensker, 80, of Paxton passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at Accolade Healthcare, Paxton.

ARTHUR — Levi M. Schrock, 79, of Arthur passed away at 11:57 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at his residence.

KIRKWOOD — Wilma I. Sloan, 96, of Kirkwood, formerly of Oakwood, died at 4:29 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 16, 2022) at Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab, Stronhurst.

DANVILLE — Janice Franklin Sloan, 85, of Danville passed away Saturday (Jan. 15, 2022) surrounded by her loving family.

MONTICELLO — Patsy Upton, 72, of Monticello, died at 8:21 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16, 2022) at Indiana University Health Arnette Hospital, Lafayette…

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Sharon Kay (Riddell) Whitmarsh, born in Villa Grove on Dec. 21, 1937, passed away peacefully in Christchurch, New …

CHAMPAIGN — Desera "Muffin" Johnson Williams, 62, of Champaign died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHRISMAN — Hannah Nicole Winters, 20, of Chrisman died at 12:40 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 16, 2022) at home.

CLINTON — Lloyd A. "Woody" Woodbury, 83, of Clinton died at 9:01 a.m. Friday (Jan. 14, 2022) at his family home in Clinton.

Sunday, January 16, 2022

HOOPESTON — Ronald (Ron) Erwin Mickelson, 82, of Hoopeston, formerly of Danville and Streator, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in Hoopeston.

CHAMPAIGN — James W. Marchand, 95, of Champaign died from Lewy Body dementia at home Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Robert Rudolph Mason was born March 2, 1931, and expired Dec. 11, 2021, in a hospital in Glendale, Ariz., with his beloved d…

URBANA — Betty Nickelson, 89, of Urbana passed away at 4:19 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 11, 2022) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

SAVOY — Marilyn A. Secor, 85, of Savoy was welcomed by her Lord in Heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. She was reunited with her husband of 63 y…

DANVILLE — Elewis Thurman, 75, of Danville, formerly of Champaign, died Friday (Jan. 14, 2022) at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital, Danville. Funera…

CHAMPAIGN — Charles (Charlie) Weller, 92, died peacefully Monday (Jan. 10, 2022) at University Rehabilitation Center, Urbana.

NEW GLARUS, Wis. — Lori L. (Miller) Wirts, 63, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022.

CHAMPAIGN — Ron Bennett, 76, of Champaign died Monday (Jan. 10, 2022) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 101…

BONDVILLE — Janice M. Blair, 68, of Bondville passed away at 1:27 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at home surrounded by family.

THOMASBORO — Joan Marie Borders, 71, of Thomasboro, formerly of Gibson City, died Thursday (Jan. 13, 2022) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

URBANA — A celebration of life gathering for Richard L. Brownfield is being planned for the first week of June 2022 at VFW Post 630, Urbana. B…

URBANA — Gladys M. Cafin, 84, of Urbana died Thursday (Jan. 13, 2022) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

ROBERTS — Connie Cook, 73, of Roberts died at 10:18 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 15, 2022) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Baier Famil…

CHAMPAIGN — John D. Dodson, 83, of Champaign died at 6:40 a.m. Friday (Jan. 14, 2022) at Amber Glen Care Center, Urbana. Funeral arrangements …

MAHOMET — Martha Ehrsam, 87, of Mahomet died at 7:15 a.m. Friday (Jan. 14, 2022) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funera…

URBANA — Howard Franklin Griffy, 88, of Urbana passed away Wednesday (Jan. 12, 2022) at home.

CHAMPAIGN — Cedric H. Jones passed away Jan. 11, 2022, at the age of 28.

HOOPESTON — Donna Judy, 88, of Hoopeston died at 1:01 p.m. Friday (Jan. 14, 2022) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Anderson Fu…