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Mary E. Cheek, 85, of Paxton died at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at the Illinois Knights Templar Home in Paxton.A graveside service was at 10 a.m. Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery on Cemetery Road in rural Rantoul, with the Rev. Craig Pinley officiating. Baier Family Funeral Services in Paxton was in charge of arrangements.
Robert H. Hedrick, 92, of Fisher died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at home.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul. The Rev. Fred Sistler will officiate. Burial will follow in Willowbrook Cemetery.Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at Lux Memorial Chapel.
Richard Newman, 82, of Fisher, formerly of Urbana, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at home.Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana.Mr. Newman was born July 30, 1932, in Champaign, a son of Charles and Ethel Newman. He married Ruth M. Newman in 1958.
Robert Owens, 88, of New Holland, brother of a Paxton resident, died at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at New Holland United Methodist Church with the Rev. Becky Barrow officiating. Burial will be in Richmond Grove Cemetery in New Holland.
Douglas A. Sapp of Dewey died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.An announcement for a celebration of his life will be made in the spring.Mr. Sapp was the father of David (Erin) Sapp and Marisa (Chuck) Torp; grandfather of Caleb Strouse and Andru Torp, Eva and Ayla Sapp; brother of Dennis Sapp and Denise (Bryan) Nehl; and uncle of three.
Shirley Joseph Stang of Rantoul died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at home.No services will be held at this time.Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.
Charlie Wilson, 52, of Buckley died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Heartland Health Care, Paxton.Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul.