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Jackie S. Bohlmann, 27, of Fisher died Monday afternoon, Feb. 8, 2016, at home.A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Fisher AMVETS, with a gathering of friends and family from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.
Craig Chambers, 79, of Danville, a Rantoul Township High School graduate, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Presence USMC in Danville.Per his wishes, an Irish wake will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Turtle Run Banquet Center, 332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville.
Paid obituaryBarbara Jean Keefe was welcomed into the loving arms of her Savior on February 10, 2016.She was born to the late Orville and Roxie Henson on January 28, 1936 in Paxton, Illinois. She grew up there and met the love of her life, Norman, in 1952. They were married in Paxton on June 25, 1955, and moved to Oklahoma in 1966.
Kathryn Kirchgesner, 74, of Urbana died at 5:44 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford.Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm St., Champaign.
Johnny R. Nevels, 38, of Potomac died at 5:18 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S. State St., Westville, with the Rev. James Blue officiating.Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville.
Cecil Plackett, 90, of Tolono, a Paxton native, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Bailey Memorial Cemetery, Tolono. The Rev. Mike Frazier will officiate.First Baptist Church of Tolono, 204 W. Holden St., will host a reception after the graveside service.
Wanda Dean Ralph, 87, of Fisher died Feb. 7, 2016, after a brief illness.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Fisher United Methodist Church.Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday and for one hour before the funeral, both at the church.
Dennis Simmons, 67, of Farmer City, brother of a Dewey resident, died at 8:32 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, Urbana. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.