Obituaries for the week of Sunday, April 22, 2018

Roseann Clifford

Paid obituaryRoseann Clifford, (81) of Champaign passed away at 4:25 am, April 24, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.Roseann was born on Aug. 23, 1936, in Urbana, the daughter of John L. and Rose Quinlan Cleary.  She married John C. Clifford, Jr. in St. Malachy Church, Rantoul, on Feb. 12, 1955.  He preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 1987.

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Samuel Morris

Paid obituarySamuel Morris, 65, of Rantoul, IL was reunited with his blushing bride on Wednesday (April 18, 2018).He was born on Oct. 30, 1952. to Joseph C. & Rebecca C. (Womack) Morris.Sam worked and resided in Champaign County for most of his adult life.

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William Poor

William "Bill" Poor, 73, of Decatur, formerly of Rantoul, died April 13, 2018, at at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur.A memorial service will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, April 27 (Arbor Day), at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana.

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Janice Raver

Janice Raver, 74, of Rantoul died in the early morning of Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at home.Private family services will be held.Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.Mrs. Raver was born July 20, 1943, in Houston, a daughter of George and Ruth (Hoffman) McBride. She married Frank Raver Jan. 21, 1967, in Columbus, Ohio. He survives.

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Justin Shaw

Justin M. Shaw, 19, of Champaign, son of a Paxton resident, died Friday, April 20, 2018, in Urbana.A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign. The Rev. Steve Brady will officiate. Burial will be private.Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Brian Vedder

Brian Vedder, 40, of Springfield, Ore., a native of Gibson City, died Monday, April 2, 2018, surrounded by his family and friends, at Riverbend Hospoital, Springfield, Ore.

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Clara Wolf

Clara W. Wolf, 100, of Effingham, formerly of Wheeler, mother of a Paxton resident, died Friday, April 13, 2018, at Glenwood Assisted Living, Effingham, on what would have been her and her husband’s 82nd wedding anniversary.

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