Obituaries

Saturday, April 17, 2021

DANVILLE — Henry Gerald “Jerry” Ford left this earthly life and entered into his heavenly home Tuesday (April 13, 2021) at OSF Heart of Mary M…

ROYAL — Annetta Frerichs, 98, of Royal died at 9:30 p.m. Thursday (April 15, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Freese Fun…

PAXTON — Brenda Gano, 53, of Paxton died at 11:02 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at home.

CHAMPAIGN — Eileen Licht Pierce, 91, of Champaign died Monday (April 12, 2021) at home.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Gary Dean Martinie, Ph.D., of Matthews, N.C., died Thursday morning, April 8, 2021, at the age of 77. He was surrounded by hi…

SIDNEY — Kenneth Wayne Parker, 75, of Sidney passed away at 10:18 p.m. Thursday (April 15, 2021) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

SAVOY — Mary Robinson, 100, of Savoy died Thursday (April 15, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Leek & Sons Funeral H…

DANVILLE — Jerome A. “Tony” Rouse, 67, of Danville passed away at 11:13 p.m. Tuesday (April 13, 2021) at Gardenview Manor, Danville.

URBANA — Mark Sievers, 72, of Urbana died at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday (April 14, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Mackey-Wrig…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — On March 23, 2021, Richard Horace Sublette passed away at 9 p.m. and became the latest angel in heaven.

PHILO — Mary Terven, 90, of White Heath, formerly of Philo, passed away 8:36 a.m. Thursday (April 15, 2021) at home.

CLINTON — Bob Dean Wieneke, 85, of Clinton died at 11:43 p.m. Thursday (April 15, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Calve…

Friday, April 16, 2021

DANVILLE — Jevanna Abelard, 37, of Danville died at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.

URBANA — Jo Ann Carr, 68, of Urbana passed away April 10, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Jo Ann was born Oct. 24, 1952, in Tusc…

ARCOLA — Issah Musah, 46, of Arcola died at 9:53 p.m. Monday (April 12, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

DANVILLE — Ted N. Peevler, 66, of Danville died at 11:09 p.m. Wednesday (April 14, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Rort…

Thursday, April 15, 2021

URBANA — Mrs. Sandra K. Jones Adam of Urbana passed away Saturday (April 10, 2021) at the age of 68.

DANVILLE — Henry "Jerry" Ford, 81, of Danville died Tuesday (April 13, 2021) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana. Funeral arrangements…

CHAMPAIGN — Jim Heins, 89, of Champaign died Wednesday (April 14, 2021) at Carriage Crossing, Champaign. Funeral arrangements were incomplete …

URBANA — Mrs. Sandra K. Jones Adam of Urbana passed away Saturday (April 10, 2021) at the age of 68.

ROSSVILLE — Janice Louise "Jan" Kuhns, 93, of Rossville died at 9:25 a.m. Monday, March 22, 2021, at home.

WESTVILLE — Dorothy M. Wilson McFarland, 95, of Westville passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Colonial Manor nursing home, Danville.

RANTOUL — Helen Annette Muehl, 74, of Rantoul, formerly of Columbia, Mo., passed away on March 27, 2021, at University Health Systems, Columbia.

DANVILLE — Tony Rouse, 67, of Danville died at 11:13 p.m. Tuesday (April 13, 2021) at Gardenview Manor. Funeral arrangements were incomplete a…

CHAMPAIGN — Angelina Tellez was called peacefully home to our Lord Jesus Christ on March 20, 2021.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

CHAMPAIGN — Byronnise Shannell Clark, 35, of Champaign, affectionately known to her family and friends as "Champaign's Black Barbie," passed a…

DANVILLE — James Curry, 62, of Danville died Friday (April 9, 2021) in Danville.

CHAMPAIGN — Memorial services for Nathanial J. Curry, 30, of Champaign will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at Morning Star Free Will Baptist…

CHAMPAIGN — Lois R. Dunn, 86, of Champaign passed away at 8 a.m. Saturday (April 10, 2021) at home surrounded by family.

TOLONO — Gerald Eugene Fiscus of Tolono, formerly of San Marcos and Prairie Lea, Texas, died Sunday (April 11, 2021) at the age of 88.

PAXTON — Brenda S. Gano, 53, of Paxton died at 11:02 a.m. Saturday (April 10, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Rortvedt …

PARIS, Ill. — Mary Charlene Goodwin, 89, formerly of Tuscola, died at 7:05 p.m. Sunday (April 11, 2021) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

URBANA — Marilyn Sue Hasty, 70, of Urbana passed away at 4:34 a.m. Tuesday (April 13, 2021) at home.

CHAMPAIGN — Eileen Licht Pierce, 91, of Champaign died Monday (April 12, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Freese Funeral…

ST. JOSEPH — Kenneth (Kayo) V. Mullen, 86, of St. Joseph died Friday (April 9, 2021) at home.

RANTOUL — Hansford “Dan” Orr of Rantoul was born on June 22, 1937, in Roberson County, Ky., to Garrett and Dorothy Orr.

CHAMPAIGN — Dr. John H. Pruett of Champaign died Friday (April 9, 2021) at Meadowbrook Health Center, Urbana, after a 17-month battle with cancer.

FRNAKLIN, Wis. — Wanda Speer, 87, of Franklin, Wis., formerly of Champaign, died at 11 p.m. Saturday (April 10, 2021) at Brentwood Park Assist…

CLINTON — Terry Eugene Williams, 74, of Odell, formerly of Clinton and Lincoln, died at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday (April 13, 2021) at Lakeside Rehab …

CHAMPAIGN — Services to celebrate the life of Eugene Williams, 75, of Champaign-Urbana will commence at noon Saturday, April 17, at Grove Stre…

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

DANVILLE — Danny Lee Allen Sr. of Danville died Friday (April 9, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Dr. Patricia Irene Bader, 75, physician, geneticist, pediatrician, professor, educator and advocate. It was with deep sorrow that …

ATWOOD — Clarence Wayne Cothron, 79, of Atwood died at 9:33 p.m. Sunday (April 11, 2021) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center, Mattoon.

DANVILLE — James Curry, 62, of Danville died Friday (April 9, 2021) in Danville. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Watson Cremation Serv…

PAXTON — Debra DeAtley, 65, died at 7:43 p.m. Wednesday (April 7, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

CHAMPAIGN — Lois Dunn, 87, died Saturday (April 10, 2021) at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency …

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Mark Lewis Dunn, 65, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Urbana, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021. Services a…

RANTOUL — Alan “Al” Bruce Hall, 81, of Rantoul passed away Wednesday (April 7, 2021) at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston.

CHAMPAIGN — Kelsey Hummel, 34, of Champaign died at 10:23 p.m. Thursday (April 8, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

DANVILLE — Takashi (Taki) Kakazu, 90, of Danville, formerly of Chicago; Carlsbad, Calif.; and Sakura Gardens, Los Angeles, passed away peacefu…