Obituaries for the week of Sunday, December 9, 2018

Don Alsip

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Don Alsip, 78, of St. Joseph, formerly of Ogden, brother of a Paxton resident, died at 11:17 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at St. John Lutheran Church, Royal. The Rev. Jay Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Royal.

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Rick Ehmen

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Rick L. Ehmen, 66, of Gifford died at 1:22 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville, with the Rev. James T. Lehmann officiating. Burial will follow in Beckman Cemetery with military honors.

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Mark Ennen

Mark A. Ennen, 46, of Piper City, father of a Potomac resident, died at 1:03 a.m. Tuesday,  Dec. 11, 2018, at the Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.His funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman, with the Rev. Bob Stillwell officiating. Burial will be in the Ridgeland Township Cemetery, Thawville.

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Patricia Loschen

Patricia “Pat” Loschen, 78, of Rantoul died Monday morning, Dec. 10, 2018, at home.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul. The Rev. Matt Bahnfleth will officiate. Burial will follow in Huls Cemetery.Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at Lux Memorial Chapel.

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Mary Saunders

Mary M. Saunders, 89, of Rantoul died Tuesday morning, Dec. 11, 2018, at Champaign Urbana Care and Rehab, Savoy.A celebration of life will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Curtis Road Church of God, Champaign. The Rev. Chris Smithe will officiate.A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery, Rantoul.

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Sammy Sommer

Sammy “Sam” Sommer, 82, of Foosland died at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.His celebration of life service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Rosenbaum Funeral Home, Gibson City, with the Rev. Gary Fairchild officiating.

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Kristine Trudeau

Kristine J. Trudeau, 66, of Villa Grove, mother of a Gifford resident, died at 6:49 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in rural Villa Grove.Memorial funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Victory Church, Camargo, with the Rev. Duane Piercy officiating.Cremation rites are being accorded per her wishes.Joines Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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