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David B. Ward

David B. Ward, 61, of Clinton, passed away 11:43 p.m. Thursday (June 27, 2019) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

 

A time to celebrate David's life will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at 2 Doors Down, Clinton. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with cremation rites.

 

Memorials may be directed to Vespasian Warner Library or Second Chance Pet Adoption.

David was born Oct. 19, 1957, in Clinton, the son of William “Bill” and Marcile Ann Johns Ward. He married Shelley Willoughby Feb. 17, 1979, the mother of their children, Lucas D. (Pam) Ward, Trinity, Fla., and Lindsey M. (John Williams) Ward, Clinton. He later married Janet L. Gregory April 24, 1993, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. She resides in Clinton.

 

Also surviving are his five grandsons, Jeffrey, Dylan, Owen Ward; Logan Ward; and Toby Williams; siblings, Susan (Richard) Whitver, Chenoa; Joan (Elston E.) Mitchell, Bloomington; William L. (Darlene) Ward, Goose Creek, S.C.; Christopher (Tanya) Ward, Clinton; Mary Kay Ward, Clinton.

David was preceded in death by his parents.

 

David was the maintenance supervisor for the Vespasian Warner Library. Also, he was a talented carpenter who had worked for various contractors in the area. He was a proud member of the NRA, who enjoyed hunting, golfing, and just being in nature.

 

The family would like to express a special “thank you” to the Warner Hospital, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and their staffs for the wonderful compassion and care David received during his time there.

 

Condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com.

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Terrance Lang

Terrance E. Lang, 75, of Wapella, passed away Monday (June 24, 2019) in Bloomington.

 

He was born March 29, 1944, in Joliet, to the late Charles L. Lang, DDS, and Mary M. (nee Sweeney) Lang. He is survived by his beloved wife, Anna (nee Rader), whom he married in 1971; cherished daughter, Jennifer A. (Robert) Lonergan; adored grandson, Bryan Lonergan; brother, Charles III (Chris) Lang; sister-in-law, Elaine Lang. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Tyler Lonergan, and brother, James Lang.

 

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 18 Woodlawn Ave., Joliet, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. when a Mass of Christian burial will be officiated, followed by interment services at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Joliet.

 

Terrance attended Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus, Joliet Catholic High School, Joliet Junior College and Bradley University and worked for Westinghouse as a tech rep to the U.S. Navy for radar systems, Commonwealth Edison at Quad Cities and Dresden Nuclear Plants, Nuclear Regulatory Commission as a license examiner, Federal Technical Service as an instructor/examiner to nuclear plants, and Illinois Power at Clinton.

 

For service information call 708-862-4480 or visit castlehillfuneralhome.com for a guestbook.

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Lawrence Wayne Rickgauer

 Lawrence Wayne Rickgauer 91 of Clinton, IL passed away 4:59 A.M. June 26, 2019 at Manor Court, Clinton, IL.

 

Services will be 1 PM Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with military honors. Visitation will be 11 AM – 1 PM Monday at the funeral home. Friends and family will be gathering at the Eagles for refreshments afterwards.

 

Memorials may be directed to American Legion.

 

Wayne was born November 13, 1927 in Towanda, IL the son of Harvey M. “Blondie” and Mary E. (Hendrick) Rickgauer. He married Evelyn Wantland September 1, 1962 in Clinton, IL. She passed away January 2, 1993.

 

Wayne is survived by his children, Judy (Kerry) Osborne, Rock Springs, WY; Jeannie (Doug) Baker, Ypsilanti, MI, daughter-in-law, Kathy Wantland, Yuma, AZ, 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, siblings, Don Rickgauer, Lincoln, CA; Carol Gardner, Bloomington, IL, and special friend, Ulanda Bryan, Clinton, IL. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 1 sister, and 3 stepsons.

 

Wayne served his country in the U.S. Navy as a former Seabee. He was a former owner of Rickgauer Sand and Gravel and Sunnyside Acres in Clinton. He was a member of the Operating Engineers, Local #965, long time member of the Clinton American Legion and lifelong member of the Clinton VFW and the Clinton Eagles, obtaining Golden Eagle status. Wayne loved having a good time and never met a stranger. He hosted many people on his houseboat on Kentucky Lake and at his Wayne's World parties. He enjoyed wine making and sharing it with friends and family. He loved traveling, visiting with his kids, and watching the Cubs beat the Cardinals. He lived life to the fullest and will be sadly missed.

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Ronald C. Conner

Ronald C. “Ron” Conner 67 of Clinton, Illinois passed away 7:52 PM June 25, 2019 at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal, IL.

 

A time to celebrate with Ron’s family will be 4 – 7 PM Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Clinton Community High School gymnasium. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.

 

Memorials may be directed to R.C. Conner Scholarship Fund.

 

Ron was born June 20, 1952 in Jacksonville, IL the son of Charles William and Esther (Bergthold) Conner. He married Melinda Demlow June 10, 1989 in St. Charles, MO.

 

Survivors include his wife, Melinda Conner, Clinton, IL, children, Christopher Beau (Debbie) Tamimie; Matthew (Amiee) Conner; Nicole Conner; Brooke (Matthew) Tool; Jenna  (Daniel) Koons, Byron (Brittany) Conner, 9 grandchildren and beloved granddogs, siblings, Shirley (Tom) Murphy; Bill (Stacey) Conner; and Tom Conner.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Ron’s heart belonged to the Clinton Community High School, where he was principal from 1994 until 2012. He was on the Board of Directors for the IHSA Board and HRC Board, and served on the Clinton School Board from 2015 until present.

 

Ron honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps from 1972 to 1973 and continued to serve his country throughout his life. He was devoted to the Clinton Community and especially his family. He was loved and will be missed by all that knew him. God Bless America.

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Norma Short

 Norma L. Short 90 of Clinton, IL passed away 9:11 P.M. June 25, 2019 at her family residence, Clinton, IL.

 

Services will be 11 AM Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Mausoleum Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL. Visitation will be 10 – 11 AM Saturday at the funeral home.

 

Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association.

 

Norma was born October 26, 1928 in Chestnut, IL the daughter of Perry G. and Mabel (Walter) Clary. She married Ira Wayne Short November 24, 1949 in New Port, Arkansas. He passed away July 8, 2002.

 

Survivors include her children, David (Josephine) Short, Bloomington, IL; Linda (David) Buchanan, Clinton, IL, 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson, and one sister, Martha Bailey, Farmer City, IL.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sons, Gary and Ricky, 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.

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Richard W. Smith

Richard W. Smith 97 of Farmer City, Illinois passed away 4:10 A.M. June 20, 2019 at Farmer City Rehab and Health Care, Farmer City, Il.

 

Private Graveside Services will be held at DeLand Cemetery, DeLand, Il. Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand is in charge of arrangements.

 

Memorials may be directed to the Farmer City American Legion.

 

Richard was born March 3, 1922 in DeLand, IL the son of Willard W. and Frankie Fawn (Plankenhorn) Smith. He married Mary Ellen Sprague March 26, 1950 in DeLand, IL. She passed away March 22, 2018.

 

Survivors include his children, Brenda Cox, Farmer City, IL and Rodney W. Smith, Farmer City, IL; 1 grandson, Todd D. (Lindsey) Cox, Decatur, IL; 3 great-grandchildren: Tanner, Madeline, and Ainsley Cox; and 1 sister, Beverly Clemons, Decatur, IL.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister, Ruby Anderson.

 

Richard was a WW II Veteran serving on the USS Bowfin Submarine. He was a farmer, a DeWitt Co. Tax Assessor, a member of the Clinton Elks, and a member of the Farmer City American Legion for over 70 years.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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Raymond Dusch

Raymond Bradford “Brad” Dusch 67 of Clinton, IL passed away 9:15 A.M. June 21, 2019 at his family residence, Clinton, IL.

 

Celebration of life will be 5 – 8 PM Wednesday June 26, 2019 at the Abagail in Clinton, IL and a memorial service will be 3 PM Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Bald Knob Cross in Alto Pass, IL. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with cremation rites.

 

Memorials may be directed to the Vault, Clinton, IL.

 

Brad was born May 11, 1952 in Carbondale, IL the son of Harold Dusch and Henrietta “Hank” (Maneece) Bernhardt. He married Debbie Ford September 4, 1982 in Union County, IL.

 

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Dusch, Clinton, IL, children, Ryan (Sada) McGee, DeWitt, IL; Rob (Maria) McGee, Highland Village, TX; Tracy Dusch, Carterville, IL; and Gabe (Becky) Dusch-Ford, Clinton, IL, 11 grandchildren, Ethan M.; Caleb; Savannah; Nick; Nate; Lexi; Kaylee; Tyler; Ethan S.; Kenzy; and Grace, siblings, Harold Ritchie (Luann)Dusch, Carterville, IL; Alan (Lynn) Bernhardt, Lebanon, IL; and Tim Dusch, Carbondale, IL.

 

Brad was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Brad worked for GTE (Verizon) for 29 years and was instrumental in helping his 3 son’s careers at GTE (Verizon). He was an avid golfer; he enjoyed Harley motorcycles, bowling and was a Tai Kwon Do instructor. Brad also drove a school bus for the Clinton School District. Most of all Brad loved spending time with his family.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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Stanley Harris

Stanley D. Harris, age 92, of Clinton passed away June 19 after a brief illness

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Stan was born in Wapella, Illinois to Bernard and Maude (Cox) Harris on October 29, 1926.  He attended a rural one room schoolhouse, two years at Waynesville High School and then graduated from Clinton High School in 1943.

 

In 1944, Stan enlisted in the United States Navy and served during World War II on a destroyer in the Pacific. He was released from active duty in 1946 but was recalled in 1951 during the Korean conflict.

 

Stan is survived by his wife Maxine (Obermeyer) whom he married on January 6, 1952.  He is also survived by his son Brian (Lisa) of Medford Lakes, New Jersey and three grandchildren, Nicholas, Lauren and Luke Harris, all of St. Louis, Missouri.  Stan had one brother, Kent Harris, who preceded him in death.

 

Stan retired from Shell Oil after 32 years of service and was a member of the American Legion, Elks, and Masonic Lodge. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a firm believer in the Golden Rule.

 

Graveside Services will be held Tuesday, June 25 at 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with J. Kent Hickerson officiating and military honors to follow. There will be no visitation. Calvert Funeral, Clinton, IL, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Per Stan’s wishes, in lieu of flowers, please direct any memorials to:  The Shriner’s Hospital for Children 4400 Clayton Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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Vivian Ilene Bree

Vivian Ilene Bree, 102, of Lincoln, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Sunday (June 16, 2019) at Christian Village, Lincoln.

 

She was born to Edward Jumper and Fannye Morford (Jumper) on Sept. 24, 1916, in Griswold, Iowa. She married Clarence Bree in 1935 in the San Jose United Methodist Church parsonage.

Vivian is survived by her children, Bernard (Bernie) Bree, San Jose; Bill (Pat) Bree, Lincoln; and Donna (David) Garczynski, Rogers, Minn.; grandchildren, Kathy Miller, Mason City; Karen Renken, Mason City; Kay Appell,  Pekin; Kelly Bree Owens, Mason City; Scott Bree, San Jose; Ingrid Martin, San Jose; Douglas Bree, Houston, Texas; Debra Bree Gay, St. Charles; Christopher Garczynski, Anoka, Minn.; Sarah Garczynski, Cross Lake, Minn.; and Laura Villaverde, Clearwater, Minn. She is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; son, Robert Bree; and great-grandson, Matt Bree.

 

Vivian was a member of the San Jose United Methodist Church. She was a very active member of the United Methodist Women's Club and Home Extension. In her free time, she enjoyed antiques and gardening flowers.

 

A funeral for Vivian will be at the San Jose United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Friday. Pastor Charlie McDonald will officiate. Visitation will be at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be at Hartsburg Cemetery. Memorials in honor of Vivian may be made to the San Jose United Methodist Church. Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Judy A. Query

 Judy A. (McCool) Query, 75, formerly of Forsyth, IL passed away 3:25 PM June 18, 2019 at Manor Court, Clinton, IL.

 

Memorial services will be 3 PM Friday, June 21, 2019 at Calvert Funeral Home Clinton, IL with Larry Larsen officiating.

 

Memorials may be directed to Judy A. Query Memorial Fund.

 

Judy was born November 27, 1943 in Macon County, IL the daughter of Donald B. and Betty J. (Massey) McCool.

 

Survivors include her mother, Betty J.. McCool, Decatur, IL, children, Scott (Beth) Query, Sweeny, TX; Greg (Anna) Query, Victoria, TX, 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, siblings, Sandy Davenport, Forsyth, IL, Barb (Richard) Young, Maroa, IL, Brad (Teresa) McCool, Forsyth, IL.

 

Judy was preceded in death by her father, 1 brother, and 1 sister, Donna Hoffman.

 

Judy worked in the insurance industry for many years. She was a lover of music. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

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Terri Summers

 Terri Summers, 63, of Farmer City, IL passed away at 9:12 AM, June 16, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.

 

Services will be 6 PM Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Trinity Community Fellowship, Farmer City, IL with Pastor David Ashby officiating. Visitation will be 4 – 6 PM Thursday at the church. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.

 

Memorials may be directed to the Terri Summers Memorial Fund.

 

Terri was born November 25, 1955 in Monticello, IL the daughter of Clifton Carl and Eileen (Thorne) Manning. She married David W. Summers June 29, 1974 in Clinton, IL.

 

Survivors include her husband, David W. Summers, Farmer City, IL, children, Tracy Lynn Glover, Urbana, IL; Scott Patrick Summers, Farmer City, IL; Megan Kathleen (Patrick) Baker, Farmer City, IL; Sarah Eileen Summers, Champaign, IL; Katelyn Chelsey Carson, Champaign, IL, 5 grandchildren, Sierra, Alex, Jeffery, Karlie, and Cayden. Terri was the ninth child of fifteen children.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters.

 

Terri enjoyed crafting, puzzles, gardening, and traveling. She was a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.

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Marjorie E. Burris

Marjorie E. Burris, 83, of Clinton, IL passed away at 12:00 PM, June 17, 2019 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Effingham, IL.

 

Services will be 12:00 Noon, Friday, June 21, 2019 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow at Long Point Cemetery, Wapella, IL.  Visitation will be 11 AM – 12:00 Noon, Friday at the funeral home.

 

Memorials may be directed to the Diabetes Association.

 

Marjorie was born July 29, 1935 in Wapella, IL, the daughter of Charles Herbert and Margaret E. (Summers) Karr.

 

Survivors include her children:  Wanda Preston, Strasburg, IL and Patty (Larry) Thacker, Pontiac, IL; 5 grandchildren:  Terry Brady, Linwood, KS; Wendy (Justin) Deters, Strasburg, IL; Jacob Baumgartner, Clinton, IL; Mollie (Jake) Brockett, Pontiac, IL; and Hannah Durham; 6 great-grandchildren:  Chloe, Sophie and Sawyer Deters; Kylie, Addison, and Tucker Brockett; siblings:  Ronald (Linda) Karr, Saunemin, IL; Donald (Kathy) Karr, Pontiac, IL; and Carolyn (Delmar) Martin, Saybrook, IL.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Dorita Durham.

 

Marjorie retired from Revere Copper & Brass in 1997 and was also a homemaker.

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Jesse L. Ruff

Jesse L. Ruff, 80, of Waynesville, passed away Saturday (June 15, 2019) at St. Clara's Rehab and Senior Care Center in Lincoln.

 

A memorial service for Jesse will at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Quiram Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta with Dave Taylor officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Atlanta Cemetery.

 

Jesse Lee Ruff was born Jan. 21, 1939, in Lincoln, the son of Jesse Gustave and Irene Doris Dully Ruff. He was united in marriage to Esther Berg on Jan. 24, 1964. She survives. Also surviving are his children, Kenneth (Julie Hall) Ruff, Nancy (Duke) Babb, and Dennis Ruff; one brother, Don (Dianne ) Ruff; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Jesse graduated from the Beason Community High School in 1957. He served in the United States Army Reserves.

 

He was employed at Revere in Clinton and retired from GTE and Verizon in the maintenance department. Jesse was a member of the Oasis Senior Center in Lincoln. His hobbies included fishing.

 

Memorials may be made to either the Waynesville Fire Department, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or charity of the donor's choice.

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Charles Robert Heap

Charles Robert “Charlie” Heap, 68, Clinton, passed away at 10:51 a.m. Sunday (June 16, 2019) at his residence.

 

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington. The Rev. Mark Moore will officiate. Burial will be at Randolph Township Cemetery, Heyworth. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home. The family suggests memorials be made to Living Hope Christian Church, Downs.


Charlie was born July 25, 1950, in Downs, the son of Oren and Evaline Phillips Heap. He married Mary Fagerburg Newby on Sept. 5, 1992, in LeRoy. She survives.

 

Also surviving are his mother, Evaline Heap, Bloomington; nine children, Stacy Vitallo, St. Charles; Leslie Beitzel, Bloomington; Kelly (Jimmy) Mapugay, Bloomington; Scott Heap, Bloomington; Holly (Josh) Mathis, Mackinaw; Melissa Heap, Flanagan; Steve (Sarah) Newby, Sun Prairie, Wis.; Chris (Melanie) Newby, Carbondale; and Karen (Chad) Ijams, Clinton; 21 grandchildren; three brothers, Richard (Billie) Heap, Ohio; John (Candi) Heap, Clinton; James (Kim) Heap, Normal; and two sisters, Mary (Dan) Dawson, Heyworth; Betty (Greg) Pilchard, Downs.

 

Charlie was preceded in death by his father.

 

Charlie was a self-employed farmer and truck driver. He was an elder and founding member of Living Hope Christian Church, Downs. He served in the Illinois National Guard for six years. He was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to all.

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Bernice Zastrow

 Bernice Zastrow, nee Amen, 93 of Elmhurst, passed away June 14th, 2019. Beloved wife of the late H. Winston Zastrow; loving mother of Craig (Catharine) Zastrow, Teresa (Jim) Rich, Brent (Kathie) Zastrow, and Todd (Lynn) Zastrow; loving daughter of the late George & Dena Amen; devoted grandmother of Michelle (Scott) Fulk, Eric Zastrow, Joshua (Kelly) Rich, Amanda (Justin) Morgan, Sita (Emmett) Gleason, Gene (Tonia) Talley, Brad (Stacie) Talley, Todd-Robert (Kyla) Zastrow, Winston Zastrow, and Grant, Benjamin, and Hope Zastrow; great-grandmother of 16;  fond sister of Robert Amen, and preceded in death by the late Leotha Spaulding, Harold Amen, Edward Amen, and Lorraine Westerfield, aunt of many nieces and nephews.

 

Visitation Friday, June 21st, 3-6 PM at Christian Church of Clarendon Hills (5750 Holmes Ave, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514). In State Saturday, June 22nd, 9 AM until time of service at 10:30 at Christian Church of Clarendon Hills. Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery. Funeral Info: www.knollcrest.net or 630-932-1500.

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Terry Franklin Havlin

Terry Franklin Havlin, 74 of Clinton, IL passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 9:30pm at Manor Court in Clinton, IL. 

 

He was born on October 29, 1944 to Franklin and Audrey (Woodward) Havlin in Clinton, IL.

 

He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1965 thru 1968 when he was honorably discharged.

 

Terry is survived by his children: Todd (Rachel) Havlin of Clinton, IL, Clint (Olivia) Havlin of Fredericksburg, VA, Shane Havlin of Clinton, IL, sister Sharon (Larry) Gee of Bloomington, IL, sister Jenny (Merle) Wagner of Bloomington, IL, 2 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

 

He is proceeded by his father, mother, brother Jack Duff, and sister Carolyn Havlin in death.
A family celebration of life to be held later.

 

Family requests in lieu of flowers, monetary donations to be made to Manor Court of Clinton.

Manor Court of Clinton, 1 Park Lane, Clinton, IL 61727; Memo: In Memory of Terry Havlin. 

 

Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL, has assisted the family with cremation rites.

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Emily Jane Killian

Emily Jane Killian, 4 month old, daughter of Eric Killian and Sarah T. Moore of Clinton, IL, passed away 9:30 A.M. June 9, 2019 at the Warner Hospital & Health Services, Clinton, IL.

 

Services will be 12 Noon, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Life Bridges Church, Clinton, IL with Pastor Jonathan Taylor officiating. Visitation will be 11 AM – 12 Noon, Wednesday, at the church. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.

 

Memorials may be directed to the Emily Jane Killian Memorial Fund.

 

Emily was born February 8, 2019 in Springfield, IL the daughter of Eric Michael Killian and Sarah T. Moore.

 

Survivors include her parents, Eric Michael Killian and Sara T. Moore, Clinton, IL; siblings: Hannah Marie Killian and Ethan Michael Killian, at home; maternal grandparents; Roxanne (Robert) DeSchepper, Rockford, IL; and Herbert (Susan) Moore, Rockford, IL; paternal grandmother, Kathleen Ericson, Clinton, IL; and paternal great-grandfather, William E. Devine, Clinton, IL.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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Gloria Brewer

Gloria Brewer, 78, passed away at 7:57 a.m. on June 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

 

Gloria was born on August 8, 1940; daughter of Albert and Wilma (Jesse) Beckman.

 

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, and one grandchild.

 

Surviving Gloria are her children: Joe (Laura) Brewer of Lincoln, IL, Doug (Shawn) Brewer of Clinton, IL, and Steve (Sonya) Brewer of Washington; three sisters; two brothers; thirteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren.

 

Gloria retired from Lincoln Developmental Center. After retirement, she cooked part-time at Lincoln Community High School for several years. She was a member of the Relay for Life and the Red Hats. She enjoyed quilting, cooking and fishing, but above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. Gloria was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Lincoln, IL.

 

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, June 16, 2019, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Elks Lodge # 914. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Gloria's name to the Relay for Life.

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Ruth Irene Peck

Ruth Irene Peck, 95, of Greenwood, Ark., passed away Thursday (June 6, 2019) in Fort Smith, Ark. She was the youngest of four children, born Jan. 23, 1924 to Frank and Clara Williams on the family farm, south of Bloomington. Ruth was educated in the Bloomington public schools and, much later in life, attended art classes at Heartland Community College and Illinois State University.

 

Ruth was a war bride, marrying Herbert Otto Peck (a sailor in the United States Navy) in November 1942. After the war, Ruth and Herbert had two children, Donna and Larry. Throughout their nearly 28 years of marriage, Ruth and Herbert traveled with their children extensively throughout the United States, venturing into nearly every state in the union at one time or another.

 

Having started her working career with State Farm Insurance Company in Bloomington, Ruth eventually made her way into the real estate industry; first as a sales person and then as a broker for her own Peck Realty.

 

While still running a successful real estate business and being an accomplished seamstress, Ruth opened and operated a bridal salon in Gridley, where she made beautiful wedding gowns and accessories for blushing brides and their attendants.

 

During her long and active life, Ruth was involved with many clubs and benevolent organizations. She was a member for more than 50 years in the Bloomington Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star (OES), holding positions as worthy matron and grand lecturer, as well as worthy high priestess of the Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem. She was also past president of the Gridley Woman's Club, past president of the Gridley Home Extension, and a former member of the McLean County Historical Society. She was especially proud of her membership in the Letitia Green Stevenson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution by virtue of being the great-great-great-granddaughter of John Cutright and John Gassaway who were soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.

 

Ruth was an avid hobbyist who enjoyed sewing, painting, crocheting and quilting. Ruth was also a very accomplished bridge player and was a member of several bridge groups, playing bridge with friends right up until two weeks before her death.

 

Following the death of her husband Herbert, Ruth was married to Russell Iverson of Gridley until his death in 1994.

 

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Clara Williams; siblings, Leota Williams Poland, Glenn Williams and Oren Williams; and husbands, Herbert Peck and Russell Iverson.

She is survived by her two children, Donna Peck (and her partner Joseph Davis), Greenwood, Ark., and Larry Peck (and his wife Diane), Clinton. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Barbara Tuftie (Tim), Erik Willke (Heidi), Wendy Swartz, Erica Peck and Travis Peck (Kate). Ruth is also survived by 23 great-grandchildren, Brooke Sauter (Grant), Tyler Tuftie, Brianna Tuftie, Jessie Horsman, Xavier Willke, Lydia Willke, Austin Sawatzki, Briana Sawatzki, Libbey Thayer, Allie Thayer, Garrett Swartz, Raya Swartz, Kyle Scoles, Kailee Scoles, Carson Kuntz, Brody Kuntz, Malory Kuntz, Jaece Kuntz, Brody Peck, Tyler Peck, Jackson Peck, William Volkening, Elisebeth Volkening. And, finally, Ruth is survived by five great-great-grandchildren, Ellie Sauter, Riley Probus, Mavi Thayer, Isiaha Sariana and Cason Sariana.

 

Ruth will be deeply missed by her extensive family and friends, but there is much comfort in knowing she lived a good life, had many adventures and accomplishments, and retained her ability to live independently in her own home and drive her own car.

 

“A life well-lived is a precious gift, of hope and strength and grace, from someone who has made our world a brighter, better place. It's filled with moments, sweet and sad, with smiles and sometimes tears, with friendships formed and good times shared, and laughter through the years. A life well-lived is a legacy of joy and pride and pleasure, a living, lasting memory our grateful hearts will treasure.” (Author Unknown)

 

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, 1115 E. Washington St., Bloomington. Ruth's funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Friday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, followed by burial at East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington (across from the airport). Memorials may be made in Ruth's name to the National Stroke Association, Paralyzed Veterans of America or a charity of the donor's choice.

 

Condolences may be made to www.calvertmemorial.com.

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Gary Lee Eeten

Gary Lee Eeten, 67, of Lincoln, formerly of Hartsburg, passed away June 8, 2019 at The Christian Village.

 

Visitation will be from 10-11 AM Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hartsburg with funeral services following at 11 AM. Burial will follow in Hartsburg Union Cemetery. Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home is assisting the family.

 

Gary was born May 19, 1952 in Lincoln, IL., the son of Elmer and Anna (Lolling) Eeten. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hartsburg, mowed the Hartsburg cemetery for 24 years, and grew up in Hartsburg. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Illini fan. He enjoyed music and was formerly an organist at his church.

 

Surviving are his siblings: Lori (Craig) Lessen of Emden, Larry Eeten of Peoria, and Dale (Erin) Eeten of Hartsburg; niece Alissa (Eli) Klokkenga; nephews: Daniel (Brianna) Eeten, Gabe Eeten, Brenton (Jessica) Eeten, Brock (Jen) Lessen, and Nolan Lessen; several great nieces and nephews; also survived by cousins, friends, and extended family at Lincoln Terrace Group Home.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Memorial donations may be made to Community Living Options dba Lincoln Terrace.

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John W. Turner

John W. Turner, 72, of Deland, passed away June 8, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

 

John was born April 14, 1947 in Bement, IL, the son of Alva and Cora Turner.    

 

John is survived by his dear friend Janice Campbell and her family; brother, Dale Turner of Monticello; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lauretta, and son Seth.   

 

John was a machinist.

 

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held in Monticello Township Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to Janice Campbell to help with expenses.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mackey-wrightfuneralhome.com

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Betty Ann Meyer

Betty Ann Meyer, 93, of Lincoln passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019 at St. Clara’s Manor in Lincoln, IL.


Betty was born on July 5, 1925 in Lincoln, IL the daughter of Marguerite Brelsford and Harry Brelsford. She married Kenneth E. Meyer on November 28, 1948 in Lincoln, IL. He preceded her in death on May 25, 2013.


Betty is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Eimer of Germantown Hills, IL; two grandchildren, Richard Eimer of Dallas, TX, and Adrielle Eimer of East Peoria, IL; her great-granddaughters, Aiyanna and Aaliyah Eimer of East Peoria, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brother, Robert; and one infant grandson.


Betty was the book store manager at Lincoln College for many years. She was also the office manager with Blue Cross Blue Shield for Logan County H.I.A.
Betty’s wishes were to be cremated. No services will be held. Memorial donations may be made in Betty’s name to The American Heart Association or Safe Haven Hospice.

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Marguerite W. Sutheard

Marguerite W. Sutheard, 93, of Lincoln, passed away June 6, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital.


Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Monday, June 10, 2019 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.


Marguerite was born March 23, 1926 in Lincoln, IL., the daughter of Walter and Anna (Pomrenke) Sandel. She married Frank Sutheard on March 13, 1965. He preceded her in death on June 6, 2018.
She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Marguerite was formerly employed at Stetson’s China Factory and was a retired volunteer in the Grandparent program at Community Action. She was a member of the Moose Lodge, Oasis Senior Center, and enjoyed gardening and cooking. She was raised on the family farm and enjoyed spending her later years as a homemaker.


Surviving are her daughters Margaret (Carl) Wilson and Carolyn (Melvin) Spears; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; and sister Norrita Hammond. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Greg Kirk, daughters Judith Waters, Rose Kennedy, and Ruth Shepard, 4 sisters, and 2 brothers.

 

Memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Danny Lynn Renfrow

Danny Lynn Renfrow, 63, of Bloomington, Illinois, formerly of Le Roy, Illinois, passed away at 4:46 A.M. Thursday, June 6, 2019, at his home in Bloomington, Illinois.

 

His graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Oak Grove Cemetery, Le Roy, Illinois, with David O’Neall officiating. There will be no visitation.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Pet Central Helps in Normal.

 

Mr. Renfrow was born June 2, 1956, in Bloomington, Illinois, to James and Violet (Sandage) Renfrow. He was married to Deborah Jacobs on September 29, 1976 in Bellflower, Illinois.

 

He is survived by his three daughters, Emily (Scott) Erps of Normal, Illinois, Sarah (Robert) Kramer of Naperville, Illinois, and Megan (David Hernandez) Renfrow of Bloomington, Illinois; four grandchildren, Brittany & Tyler Erps and Lyric & Mazie Hernandez; three brothers, Harold (Jill) Renfrow of Saybrook, Illinois, James (Candy) Renfrow of Lenox, Missouri, and Michael (Diana) Renfrow of Cumming, Georgia; one sister, Imogene Brookshier of Normal, Illinois.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Mr. Renfrow worked as a school bus driver for First Student. He enjoyed family; friends; fishing; cars; Harley Davidson; his cat, Shadow; and especially his dog, Jack Kennedy.

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JoAnn Awe

JoAnn Awe, 88, passed away at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.

 

JoAnn was born on December 31, 1930 in Lincoln, IL; daughter of Robert and Dorothy (McGowan) Ingram. She married Russell Awe on August 20, 1949 in Peoria, IL. He preceded her in death on October 29, 1990.

 

Surviving JoAnn are her daughters: Nancy (Steve Hankins) Awe, Marsha Hurley, and Donna (Gary) Wyles; seven grandchildren: Steven Awe, Jeff Wyles, Jason Wyles, Jeremy Wyles, Melissa Helton, Justin Armbrust, and Rachel Jording; twelve grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews; one sister: Marilyn Tisdale. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers: Robert "Bobby”, Harold "Bear”, and Jack, two sisters: Nancy Buchholtz and Helen Hubner, and one nephew "son”: Melvin Buchholtz.

 

JoAnn worked at the Garment Factory in Lincoln for over 45 years. She was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lincoln and was an avid Cubs Fan. But above all she was a great mom and grandma and will be missed dearly.

 

Services for JoAnn will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL with Rev. Steve Blaum officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial at Zion Cemetery will follow the service. Memorials may be made in JoAnn’s name to the Humane Society of Logan County or First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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Linda L. Sampson

Linda L. Sampson 74 of Decatur, IL passed away 8:55 A.M. June 5, 2019 at Lincolnshire Place, Decatur, IL.

 

Services will be 11 AM, Monday, June 10, 2019 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Argenta, IL with Pastor Dave Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, IL. Visitation will be 10 – 11 AM, Monday at the funeral home.

 

Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

Linda was born August 19, 1944 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Wayne and Roberta (Woodward) Westerman.

 

Survivors include her son, Anthony Kelsheimer, Decatur, IL; 1 granddaughter; 3 great-grandchildren; and sister, Avis (Darrell) Batson, Hopkinsville, KY.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 grandson.

 

Linda was an L.P.N. at DMH and retired after 35 years of service.  She enjoyed traveling and working in her yard.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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Marcel Jakoby

Marcel Jakoby, 89, of Clinton, IL, passed away at 1:46 PM, May 5, 2019 at Manor Court, Clinton, IL.

 

Graveside services will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Crum Cemetery, Wapella, IL with Rev. Fr. James Henning officiating.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.

 

Memorials may be directed to Marcel Jakoby Memorial Fund.

 

Marcel was born in Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg to Jean J. and Josephine M.  He married Phyllis Finger November 4, 1972 in Aurora, IL.

 

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis, Clinton, IL; children Josette (Allen), Clinton, IL, and Eric (Karen), Decatur, IL, 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandsons, and brother, Jean Pierre (Maisy), Bascharage, Luxembourg; many nieces, nephews and their families.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, and 2 brothers.

 

Marcel enjoyed watching sports, especially watching and playing soccer and golf.   He played soccer for 26 years and held the record for most goals in one year. For many years he drove for CF Consolidation Freight way in the LaSalle/Peru area.

 

The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Liberty Village for their wonderful care.

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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Douglas N. Long

Douglas N. Long, 54, of Interlochen, Mich., formerly of Atlanta, passed away Saturday (June 1, 2019) at the Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Mich., in the loving care of his family.

 

A celebration of Doug's life will be at noon Thursday at the Dendrinos Chapel & Recital Hall on Interlochen Campus with a visitation for family and friends beginning at 10 a.m.

 

Please share a memory with Doug's family by visiting his tribute page at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com. The Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Traverse City, Mich., is serving the family in Michigan.

 

Douglas Neil Long was born to Kenneth and Evelyn Elizabeth "Liz" Brandt Long on Dec. 29, 1964, in Lincoln.

 

Doug is survived by two daughters, Andie Long and Stephanie Long; his father, Kenny Long, Bloomington; one brother, Brian (Rosezona) Long, Petersburg; one sister, Melody (H.E.) Evans, Conroe, Texas; one niece and one nephew.

 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Liz Long, and his grandparents.

 

Doug was a 1983 graduate of Olympia High School. He then completed a B.A. in history and education at Monmouth College, and finally an M.S. in counseling at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

 

Doug began his career at Interlochen on the residence life staff. He then spent nine years teaching, coaching, and counseling for the Spring Independent School District in Spring, Texas, before returning to Interlochen in 2000 as the assistant dean of students. In 2003, he moved to the academic and college counseling department, where he found what he maintained was his favorite position. He led the department for nearly a decade.

 

Doug was dedicated to the students he served. He took a deeply personalized approach and helped countless Interlochen Academy students navigate some of life's difficult choices. He was a patient listener, thoughtful adviser and trustworthy advocate. He made a significant, positive impact on many bright young lives.

 

In addition to the countless hours he devoted to his students, Doug also cherished the time he spent with his family and friends. That time was frequently spent enjoying outdoor activities, beginning with helping on the family farm. He was certified as a ropes course facilitator and was also a trainer of facilitators. When it was time to stop working, he chose to spend his time hiking, canoeing, camping and golfing.

 

Memorials may be made to Interlochen Center for the Arts, specifically the Ann and Byron Hanson Endowed Camp Scholarship Fund, Jacobi Citizenship Award Fund, Bob Luby Student Emergency Fund or Intermediate Girls Scholarship Fund (Dr. Claire Hornung).

 

A local memorial service will be held later this summer with arrangements entrusted to Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of Atlanta.

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Beverly Ann Mason

Beverly Ann Mason, 77, of Lincoln, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Generations at Lincoln, Lincoln, IL.

 

Beverly was born on June 22, 1941 in Lincoln, IL the daughter of Milo and Jennie (Wright) Mason.

 

Beverly is survived by her sister, Connie (Richard) Porter of Payson, AZ; her nephew, Kevin Porter; and her niece, Jennifer Burkhead; she is also survived by two great-nieces and one great-nephew.

 

Beverly was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, James Mason; and her nephew, James Mason.

 

Services for Beverly will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service (9:00-10:00am) also at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services at Zion Cemetery in Lincoln, IL. Memorial donations may be made in Beverly’s name to the donor’s choice.

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Mary E. Morgan

Mary E. (Smith) Morgan, age 87, of Monticello, died Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, IL.

 

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello, with Rev. Steve Ingram officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will be held in Bement Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Piatt County Nursing Home (Memory Care Unit) or to the donor’s choice. Mackey-Wright Funeral Home will be assisting the family with the arrangements.

 

Mary was born July 18, 1931, in Bement, Illinois, daughter of Nate G. and Charlotte Smith. She married Floyd F. Koehne and he preceded her in death in 1974. She married Ralph M. Morgan, at Bement on February 14, 1976. He preceded her in death. They enjoyed 37 years of marriage.

Mary owned and managed a grocery store and restaurant in Maroa, Illinois. When she married Ralph Morgan she assisted him with the family farming business. She also owned a cake baking business.

 

Surviving is her daughter, Charlotte (James) Niedzwiecki of Pooler, GA; sister-in-law Charlene Smith of Cerro Gordo, IL; grandchildren, Heather and Crystal Niedzwiecki of Pooler, GA; and nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her daughter Ruthie Koehne; husbands, parents and brothers (Jack and Jim Smith).

 

On behalf of the family a special thanks to the staff at Piatt County Nursing Home Memory Care; Dr. Manint; and Carle Foundation Hospital Hospice.

 

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and Gary and Annette Durbin, guardians in care of Mackey-Wright Funeral Home at www.mackey-wrightfuneralhome.com

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Alice Marie (Landers) Thornton

Alice Marie (Landers) Thornton, 86, passed away at 8:50 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Vonderlieth Living Center.

 

Alice was born on May 4, 1933, in Lincoln, IL; daughter of Clarence and Irene (Webster) Landers. She married Donald Thornton in 1950 in Lincoln, IL. He preceded her in death on November 5, 1989.

 

Surviving Alice are her children: Donald (Jill) Thornton of Auburn, IL, Eva (Tony) Letterle of Mt. Pulaski, IL, and Joannie (Duane) Vincent of Edinburg, IL; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Mary and Sara, two brothers: Jim and Walt, and one great-grandchild.

 

She was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, IL where she taught Sunday School for Preschool-Jr High. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge #2708 in Lincoln, where she served as a past president. She was a foster grandparent for the Oddfellows. Alice was a member of the Senior Oasis Center, Mary Martha Church Club, and C.P.W.M. Circle.

 

Services for Alice will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2019, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL with Rev. Steve Blaum officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial at Harmony Cemetery will follow the service. Memorials may be made in Alice’s name to the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, IL.

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Richard G. Stewart

Richard G. Stewart, 78, of Mt. Pulaski passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. 

 

Richard was born on March 23, 1941 in Niantic, IL the son of William John and Mildred Fern (Beck) Stewart. He married Clara A. Ramlow on December 19, 1969. She preceded him in death on February 27, 1996.

 

Richard is survived by his daughters, Tammy (Gene) Collins of Mt. Pulaski, and Stacy (Jason Evers) Rentmeister of Rochester; his grandchildren, Devon (Alyssa) Sutton of Lincoln, Harley Collins of Mt. Pulaski, Eryn (Chase Wright) Leever of Chestnut, Erika (Nathan) Applegate of Lincoln, BreAnna (Evan Applegate) Rentmeister of Lincoln, Je’Na Rentmeister of Mt. Pulaski and Alec and Rachel Evers of Rochester; his brothers, Kenny Stewart of Illiopolis, Ronald (Mary) Stewart of Mt. Pulaski, Delmar (Sue) Stewart of Mt. Pulaski, and Dennis Stewart of Mt. Pulaski; his sister, Janice Cook of Mt. Pulaski; and his five great-grandchildren.


Richard is preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brothers, Gary, Jerry, and Mark.

 

Richard was very active with the Lake Fork Community Center. He enjoyed fishing, mowing and spending time with his grandchildren. Richard also enjoyed woodworking and hunting for arrowheads.

 

Services for Richard will be held at 10:00am on Friday, June 7, 2019 at the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church with Mark Weber officiating. Visitation will take place from 4:00-7:00pm on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Family Life Center in Mt. Pulaski. Burial will follow the services at Steenbergen Cemetery in Mt. Pulaski, IL, where full military rites will be accorded by the Mt. Pulaski American Legion Post #447. Memorial donations may be made in Richard’s name to the Lake Fork Community Center or the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church. Services have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski, IL.

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Rhonda Gill

Rhonda Gill, 56, of Lincoln formerly of Alton, IL passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019 in her home surrounded by her loving friends and family.

 

Rhonda was born on September 23, 1962 in Alton, IL the daughter of Ronald Sterns and Betty (Davis) Crepps. She married Ronald Gill on June 1, 1984 in Godfrey, IL. he survives in Lincoln.

 

Rhonda is also survived by her mother, Betty Crepps; her son, Eli Gill; her niece, Julia Rook; and her lifelong best friends, Joyce Schwartz, Rhonda Schwalb, and Barb Watson.

 

Rhonda was preceded in death by her father and her sister, Denise Rook.

 

Rhonda was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, she loved to sing and dance as well. To say that Rhonda was a selfless person would be an understatement; she had genuine love for all people in her life, whether she knew them or not. She had the biggest heart for the underprivileged and was always so full of life. 

 

Services for Rhonda will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Lincoln Christian Church in Lincoln, IL with Ron Otto officiating. To all those who attend, the family has requested that everyone drive in procession to the church from Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home (Procession will be leaving the funeral home at 9:20am on Wednesday morning) Visitation will take place from 4:00-7:00pm on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.

 

A graveside service will take place at 10:00am on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Rose Lawn Cemetery in Bethalto, IL. An additional visitation will take place from 4:00-7:00pm on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Pitchford Funeral Home, Wood River, IL. Memorial donations may be made in Rhonda’s name to Simmons Cancer Institute, Springfield, IL.

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Pamela L. Mazander

Pamela L. Mazander 69 of Maroa, IL passed away 8:49 A.M. June 2, 2019 at her family residence, Maroa, IL.

 

Services will be 6 PM Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, IL with her son-in-law, Bill Martin officiating. Visitation will be 4 – 6 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

 

Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association.

 

Pam was born September 19, 1949, in Clinton, IL the daughter of Charles and Dorothy (Shull) Riggs. She married Calvin V. Mazander December 7, 1982, in Decatur, IL.

 

Survivors include her husband, Calvin V. Mazander, Maroa, IL, children, Kenneth Gregory, Maroa, IL; Annette (Bill) Martin, Herrick, IL; Kimberly Dawn (Chuck) Boyd, Maroa, IL; William (Amanda) Mazander, Maroa, IL; Stacey (Dean) Soule, Pontiac, IL, Sheri Lynn (Jason) Hardman, Gridley, IL, 22 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, siblings, Sandy (Tom) Angle, Urbana, IL; Christine Gates, Maroa, IL; James (Peggy) Riggs, Decatur, IL; Randy Lane, Maroa, IL; Frances Battle, Atlanta, GA; and Jackie Evers, OH.

 

Pam was preceded in death by her parents, 1 grandson, 3 brothers and 1 sister.

 

Pam was very family oriented and enjoyed family cookouts.

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Kimberly Diane Mashburn

Kimberly Diane Mashburn, 29, of Decatur, IL passed away at 7:02 PM, May 29, 2019 in Decatur, IL.

 

Private family graveside services will be at Maroa Cemetery, Maroa, IL with Rev. Mary Alice Cunningham officiating. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, IL with arrangements.

 

Kimberly was born April 19, 1990 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Robert “Butch” and Bobbi (Bragg) Mashburn.

 

Survivors include her parents, Robert “Butch” and Bobbi Mashburn, Albertville, AL, children, Aidan, and Adrian, sister, Lindsay (Patrick) Nein, Albertville, AL, maternal grandmother, Edna Bragg, Forsyth, IL, nieces, Hailie and Addison, and nephew, Lucas.

 

Kimberly loved to read and was very kind to everyone.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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