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BISMARCK - Lyle Ray Milner, 82, of Bismarck, Ill., passed away at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart in Danville.
Lyle was born in Henning, Ill., on July 5, 1936, the son of Floyd and Ferne (Horine) Minler.
He was united...
DANVILLE - Gregory "Greg" A. Shepherd, 66, of Danville, Ill., passed away at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at Hawthorne Inn in Danville.
Greg was born December 5, 1951, the son of Ralph and Joy (Bell) Shepherd in Danville.
Jonathan Larry Spors, 66, of Covington, Ind., passed away November 13, 2018, at IU Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was fortunate to have many years of health after being diagnosed with Type I Diabetes at the age of 6, followed by a short...
Kami L. Griffin, 34, of Covington, Ind., passed away November 13, 2018, at OSF HealthCare in Champaign, Ill.
She was born June 9, 1984, in Danville, Ill., the daughter of Paul Griffin and Janeen (Ping) Baldwin.
Kami will be dearly missed by her...
WESTVILLE - Buddy Lee Thompson, 84, of Westville, Ill., passed away at 10 a.m. Monday, November 12, 2018, at his home in Westville.
Buddy was born the son of Robert L. and Lula (Glass) Thompson on April 21, 1934 in Rossville, Ill.
Dorothy Louise Loving, 95, died peacefully November 12, 2018, at Hawthorne Inn with her family by her side.
Dorothy was born in 1923 to Lon and Lillian (Cox) Thompson in Shreveport, La.
She married Lowell Heidrick Loving on November 7, 1942, in...
Karen M. Jensen, 64, of Danville, passed unexpectedly in her home.
Karen was born January 15, 1954, in Chicago, the daughter of Olaf and Betty Martin Jensen.
She spent her early years living in the Chicago area, graduating from Taft High School...
John W. Sullivan, 95, died Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville, Ill.
From his birth in Danville on May 21, 1923, to his death, he nourished the people around him with love, faith and humor.
John was the oldest...
Robert L. Marsh Jr., 91, passed away at 5:57am on Sunday November 4, 2018. He was born on June 13, 1927 in Danville, IL, the son of Robert and Katherine Marsh Sr. On August 21, 1949 Bob married the love of his life Edith M. Jones and the spent the...
Dorothy V. Nelson, 101, of Hoopeston, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland, Ill.
She was born September 10, 1917, the daughter of Charles and Emma Sawyer.
She was united in marriage to Arthur Nelson in...
Marlene Alma (Hill) Wright of Danville, Ill., and Port Charlotte, Fla., passed October 28, 2018.
Marlene enjoyed the outdoors, pool and beach. She loved spending time with her family.
She served in the U.S. Navy where she met her deceased...
David George Cole passed away on October 29, 2018 at the VA Illiana Health Care in Danville, Illinois. He was born February 22, 1932 in Greenfield, Illinois, the eldest son of George Allen and Mabel (Kinser) Cole. Raised on a farm near Palmyra in...
Richard John Warner, 60, of Veedersburg, Ind., passed away in his home Friday, October 26, 2018.
Rich was born August 8, 1958, to Richard T. and Gloria (Deacon) Warner.
He married Lisa Helms on March 01, 1980.
Rich graduated from Covington High...
DANVILLE - Jerry L. Grimes, 71, of Danville, Ill., passed away at 12:50 p.m. October 25, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Jerry was born July 14, 1947, the son of Henry and Blanche (Smith) Maggio in Danville.
He married Susan Jane...
Joe Elliott, 84, of Covington, Ind., passed away on Oct. 25, 2018, peacefully at his home.
He was born on July 21, 1934, in McLeansboro, Ill., the son of Carl and Hattie (Hart) Elliott. He married Louise Clem on May 31, 1953, in North Dakota, and...
Gloria Frazier, 88, of Danville, formerly of Detroit, Mich., passed away on Oct. 24, 2018, at Gardenview Manor in Danville.
She was born on May 21, 1930, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. A.L. Frazier.
Gloria graduated from the former St....
James "Jim" L. Smitha, 83, of Danville, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at OSF Hospital in Urbana. He was born on Jan. 15, 1935, the son of James Frank and Virginia (Reed), in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
After graduating from Paris High...
Phillip L. Farris, age 85, of Sevierville, Tenn., formerly of Rossville, Ill., passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.
He was a member of Tellico Village Community Church and a 32nd degree Mason. Phillip graduated from Purdue University in 1957,...
JoAnn Bohn Fritsch, of Danville, passed away at Hawthorne Inn on Oct. 22, 2018. JoAnn was the daughter of Carl and Thelma (Fulton) Bohn born on May 7, 1930, in Danville. JoAnn married the love of her life John (Jack) Fritsch on Oct. 2, 1948, at...
DANVILLE - Karen Sue Brown, 78, of Danville, Ill., passed away at 1:40 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2018, at Hawthorne Inn in Danville.
Karen was born April 29, 1940, in Danville, the daughter of John W. and Geraldine (Hughs) Riley.
Fridel Herman Gerbsch, better known as "Dutch" by family and friends, passed away October 20, 2018, peacefully surrounded by his family.
He was born June 24, 1927, in Arcola, Ill.
He loved his country and proudly served in the U.S. Navy for...
PERRYSVILLE, Ind. - Gary Lee Cline Sr., 68, of Perrysvile, Ind., passed away at 6:07 a.m. October 21, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill.
Gary was born January 24, 1950, in Neoga, Ill., the son of Charles and Viola (Reed)...
Michael Joe Fox, 73, of Danville, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at his home with family by his side.
He was born August 7, 1945, in Danville, the son of Donald and Lillian Fox.
On July 2, 1965, Michael married the love of...
Harold J. Klaman, 93, died Saturday, October 13, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center after being in declining health for the last several months.
Harold James Klaman was born March 25, 1925, in Danville Township, the only son of Franklin and...
Carolyn Suzanne Courtney, a colorful, exuberant woman who enjoyed life to the fullest, died Saturday, October 13, 2018.
A native of Westville, she spent most of her adult life in the sunshine of Long Beach, Calif. In the early 1960s, she was a...