Obituaries

Monday, July 15, 2019

BUCKLEY — Cynthia Lynne “Cindy” Adamson, 61, of rural Buckley passed away at 5:32 p.m. Saturday (July 13, 2019) at her home.

DeLAND — Ray Ahlrich, 96, of DeLand passed away at 1:45 a.m. Sunday (July 14, 2019) at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

OGDEN — George Lynn Boise, 76, of Ogden passed away at 9:56 p.m. Saturday (July 13, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

MAHOMET — Stephen E. Brown, 69, of Mahomet passed away at 5:15 p.m. Thursday (July 11, 2019) at his residence.

CATLIN — Surrounded by family, long-time Catlin resident and Catlin’s oldest WWII veteran, Jack W. Cary, 94, passed away at 6:20 p.m. Friday (…

TOLONO — Dick Malone, 74, of Tolono, died on 5:15 a.m. Saturday (July 13, 2019) at Aperion Morton Villa, Morton. Funeral arrangements were inc…

CLINTON — Wayne Sterk, 81, of Clinton, died on 9:30 a.m. Sunday (July 14, 2019) at his family residence. Funeral arrangements were incomplete …

URBANA — Elizabeth “Betty” Walthall, 79, of Urbana, formerly of Lovington, died at 8:50 a.m. on July 3, 2019, at Burnsides Community Health Ce…

Sunday, July 14, 2019

GIBSON CITY — Karen Ann Brockway, 70, of Holiday, Fla., formerly of Gibson City, died at 1:24 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2019, at home.

STOCKTON, Calif. — Beverly Brown Ciralsky, 88, formerly of Champaign-Urbana, died Monday (July 8, 2019) at Doctors Hospital, Modesto, Calif.

INDIANAPOLIS — Thomas Eugene Buford departed this life into the loving arms of God for eternity on July 3, 2019. He was born Feb. 19, 1973, in…

TUSCOLA — Mary Fern Carlyle, 94, of rural Tuscola passed away at 2:08 a.m. Wednesday (July 10, 2019) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, near…

CATLIN — Jack W. Cary, 94, of Catlin died at 6:20 p.m. Friday (July 12, 2019) at VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville. Funeral arrangements…

MAHOMET — Wanda J. Crosier, 71, wife of Carlton R. Crosier, passed away at home in Mahomet on Wednesday (July 10, 2019).

PANA — Jack Dixon, 85, of Pana, formerly of Champaign, died at 9:15 p.m. Thursday (July 11, 2019) at Life's Journey of Pana.

CHAMPAIGN — Elaine B. Garvey, 86, of Champaign passed away at 9:21 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2019, at University Rehab Center, Urbana. 

CHAMPAIGN — Anna Bess Hale was born April 28, 1921, to Bess Clements Smith and Woodford Ransom Smith, in Magnolia, Ark. She married Morris All…

VILLA GROVE — Albert D. "Donnie" Jones, 74, of Villa Grove died at 5:05 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

DANVILLE — Alta Lou Larson of Danville died at 3:15 p.m. Saturday (July 13, 2019) at Autumn Fields, Tilton. Funeral arrangements were incomple…

GIBSON CITY — Patricia Lindsay, 79, of Charitan, Iowa, formerly of Gibson City, died at 11:25 a.m. Monday (July 8, 2019) at Legacy Lodge, Char…

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — Geraldine Peters, 69, of Crossville, Tenn., died at 2:07 a.m. Friday (July 12, 2019) at St. Thomas West Hospital, Nashvill…

CLINTON — Donald G. Riddle, 84, of Normal died at 4:28 p.m. Friday (July 12, 2019) at his family residence. Funeral arrangements were incomple…

RANTOUL — Georgetta C. Royalty, 97, of Rantoul passed away Wednesday evening (July 10, 2019) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — John Edward Severns went to visit St. Peter at the pearly gates Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

MAHOMET — Funeral services for William "Bubby" J. Smith, 46, of Mahomet will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Heath and Vaughn Funeral H…

Saturday, July 13, 2019

VILLA GROVE — Peggy J. Bell, 70, of Villa Grove died at 8:07 a.m. Friday (July 12, 2019) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana. Funeral …

TUSCOLA — Mary Fern Carlyle, 94, of Tuscola died at 2:08 a.m. Wednesday (July 10, 2019) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, near Mattoon.

CHAMPAIGN — Thomas M. Carmichael, 2, of Champaign died at 7:05 p.m. Thursday (July 11, 2019) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at …

CHAMPAIGN — Anna Bess Hale was born April 28, 1921, to Bess Clements Smith and Woodford Ransom Smith, in Magnolia, Ark. She married Morris All…

FARMER CITY — Robert Carlock "Bob" Hieronymus, 87, of Farmer City died at 7:14 a.m. Friday (July 12, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urban…

CHAMPAIGN — Rosemary Nolan, 88, of Champaign died at 1 p.m. Thursday (July 11, 2019) at Champaign Rehabilitation Center, Champaign. Funeral ar…

CHAMPAIGN — Kurtis Isaiah Pealer, 52, of Rantoul passed from time into eternity on Tuesday (July 9, 2019) at St. John’s Hospital in Springfiel…

URBANA — Selma Richardson, 87, of Champaign died at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (July 10, 2019) at Meadowbrook Health Center, Urbana. Funeral arrangem…

DANVILLE — Nathan Smalls, 72, of Danville died Tuesday (July 9, 2019) at OFS HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.

MAHOMET — Funeral services for William “Bub”  J. Smith, 46, of Mahomet will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Ho…

GIBSON CITY —  Kathryn A. Swope, 81, of Gibson City passed away at 1:33 a.m. Thursday (July 11, 2019) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

ST. JOSEPH — Robert A. Quednau, 67, of St Joseph passed away at 10:34 a.m. Thursday (July 11, 2019) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

Friday, July 12, 2019

HOOPESTON — Amee Bowen, 33, formerly of Urbana died at 6:22 p.m. Monday (July 8, 2019) at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center, Hoopeston.

DANVILLE — Jeffery Bryant, 48, of Danville died on Wednesday (July 10, 2019) in Congerville.

CHAMPAIGN — Linda Jones of Champaign died on Tuesday (July 9, 2019) at home.

BROWNSBURG, Ind. — Harvey Knight, 79, of Brownsburg, Ind., formerly of Georgetown, died at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday (July 10, 2019) at home.

CATLIN — Elaine S. Miller, 73, of Catlin passed away at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday (July 10, 2019) at her home.

PAXTON — Stanley Frederick “Stan” Nelson, 90, of Paxton passed away at 4:26 a.m. Wednesday (July 10, 2019) at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells.

MAHOMET — William Smith, 46, of Mahomet died at 8:25 a.m. Monday (July 8, 2019) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Heath and Vau…

URBANA — Winton U. Solberg, 97, professor emeritus of history at the University of Illinois, died on Wednesday (July 10, 2019).

GIBSON CITY — Kathryn Swope, 81, of Gibson City died at 1:33 a.m. Thursday (July 11, 2019) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal. Funeral…

RANTOUL — Georgetta Royalty, 97, of Rantoul died on Wednesday (July 10, 2019). Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Lux Memorial Chapel, 15…

Thursday, July 11, 2019

URBANA — Carletta Jo Donaldson was born July 13, 1962, to Carlos Franklin and Willeta Mae (Hassell) Donaldson, at Mercy Hospital, Urbana. On S…

CHARLESTON — James Lee “Jim” Greathouse, 88, of Charleston passed away Monday (July 8, 2019) at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

DANVILLE — Calvin Laster, 58, of Danville died Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at home.