Obituaries

Sunday, June 20, 2021

DeLAND — Joan Trenchard French, 91, passed away peacefully on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021.

URBANA — Barbara Griffiths, 88, of Urbana died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday (June 16, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Renner-…

MONTICELLO — Raymond G. Howland, 90, of Monticello died on 2:55 a.m. Saturday (June 19, 2021) at Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello. Funera…

CHAMPAIGN — Johnnie Johnson, 75, of Champaign died at 10:53 am. Monday (June 14, 2021) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

FISHER — Robert Andrew Laible passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

SPRINGFIELD — Irv Morgan, 69, of Springfield, formerly of Champaign, died Thursday (June 17, 2021). Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Lu…

URBANA — Donald E. Parsons, 82, of Urbana passed away at 9:03 a.m. Thursday (June 17, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. — Paul M. Rogers Jr., 94, departed this life Monday (June 14, 2021) at St. Mary’s Hospital, Tucson, Ariz., following a bri…

CHAMPAIGN — Freda M. Shofner, 91, of Champaign died Wednesday morning (June 16, 2021).

URBANA — Susan Stansbury, 65, passed away at 4:05 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Imogene “Imie” Carroll Streeter, 90, of Champaign went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

THOMASBORO — Charlot “Jackie” Swan, 82, of Thomasboro passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Larry Gene Thurman, 83, of Champaign passed away at 5:30 p.m. April 11, 2021, at C-U Nursing & Rehab, Savoy. 

CHAMPAIGN — Jonathan Westfield, 54, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

TOLONO — Kay Whitmore, 82, of Tolono passed away at 9:35 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2021, at home.

ATWOOD — Karen "KD" Burton, 60, of Atwood died at 11:46 a.m. Friday (June 18, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Opal Teresa Cameron, 94, of Champaign passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021, in Urbana.

MANSFIELD — Patricia Clapper, 82, of Mansfield passed away June 12, 2021, in the Piatt County Nursing Home. 

DECATUR — Tami Lynne Crowell Schnorf, 62, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, after a courageous eight-year battle with cancer. …

CHAMPAIGN — Delores Ellen Cylkowski, 88, of Champaign passed away peacefully Tuesday (June 15, 2021) at Windsor Court of Savoy. She is reunite…

WHITE HEATH — Robert "Bob” J. Feller, 72, of White Heath passed away at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday (June 15, 2021) while doing what he loved best, work…

SARASOTA, Fla. — Lewis H. Peter, born Oct. 20, 1925, passed away Nov. 1, 2016. He was followed in death by his beloved wife of 71 years. Maril…

GARLAND, Texas — Carolyn Bobowski, formerly of Champaign, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, at home in Garland, Texas.

URBANA — Mark F. Edwards, 69, of Urbana died at 12:45 p.m. Friday, June 4, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital.

Saturday, June 19, 2021

ST. JOSEPH — Ray Bewley, 71, of St. Joseph passed away peacefully Thursday (June 17, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

ATWOOD — Karen Burton, 60, of Atwood died at 11:46 a.m. Friday (June 18, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangements were…

WAPELLA — Sue Ann Duncan, 73, of Wapella, formerly of Farmer City, died at 5:56 p.m. Monday (June 14, 2021) at Heritage Health, Normal.

URBANA — Mark F. Edwards, 69, of Urbana died at 12:45 p.m. Friday, June 4, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital.

ROSSVILLE — Charles Freeman, 92, died Thursday (June 17, 2021) at his daughter's home.

OAKWOOD — William Innes, 70, of Oakwood died Monday, June 7, 2021, in Oakwood. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Watson Cremation Servic…

DANVILLE — Perry A. Jaynes, 63, of Danville passed away Tuesday (June 15, 2021) at The Villas of Holly Brook Memory Care Unit.

TOLONO — Bill was born to Bertha Louise (Holzhauer) and Ralph Blair McNeill on Oct. 1, 1934. He was a brother to seven siblings, all of whom p…

DANVILLE — James W. Ryan, 93, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Danville, passed away at home in Mesa on Monday (June 14, 2021) at 11:07 a.m.

AVA — Willard F. Schlabach, 83, of Ava passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday (June 17, 2021) at 12:20 a.m.

GEORGETOWN — Kevin Matthew Smith, 62, of Georgetown died at 1:22 p.m. Friday (June 18, 2021) at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville. Fun…

THOMASBORO — Charlot Swan, 82, of Thomasboro died Friday (June 18, 2021) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana. Funeral arrangements wer…

TOLONO — Kay Whitmore, 82, of Tolono died at 9:35 a.m. Friday (June 18, 2021) at home.

Friday, June 18, 2021

TOLONO — Donna Kay (Bialeschki) Rich, 66, passed away at home Wednesday surrounded by family and her beloved dog, Desi.

GARLAND, Texas — Carolyn Bobowski, formerly of Champaign, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, at home in Garland, Texas.

OAKWOOD — Patsy Jean Davis, 88, of Oakwood passed away at 12:27 a.m. Wednesday (June 16, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

VILLA GROVE — Juanita F. Dowler, 92, of Villa Grove passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday (June 16, 2021).

GEORGETOWN — Charles W. Dukes, 98, of Georgetown passed away at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday (June 15, 2021) at VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville.

URBANA — Robert Feller, 72, of White Heath, formerly of Urbana, died at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday (June 15, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were i…

CHAMPAIGN — Our precious son, John Ross Harmon, would be 29 years old today. He died suddenly on Dec. 21, 2019, leaving our hearts broken.

CHAMPAIGN — Maudree Harvey, 93, of Champaign died at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (June 16, 2021). Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Perry's Twin…

TOLONO — Billy McNeill, 86, of Tolono died at 9:34 p.m. Wednesday (June 16, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

BARGERSVILLE, Ind. — Terry Lynn Moore-Estes of Bargersville, Ind., passed away Tuesday (June 15, 2021) surrounded by her friends and family. S…

SAVOY — Carolyn J. Shuler (“Janie”) of Savoy died Saturday (June 12, 2021) at Meadowbrook Health Center at the age of 82.

TOLONO — Donna Kay (Bialeschki) Rich, 66, passed away at home Wednesday surrounded by family and her beloved dog, Desi.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

URBANA — Gary Eugene Bouck, 78, of Urbana passed away at 10:03 a.m. Monday (June 14, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.