Obituaries for the week of Sunday, August 13, 2017

Jewell Burklund

Jewell Burklund, 90, of Paxton died at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Heartland Healthcare Center, Paxton.Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Glen Cemetery, Paxton, with the Rev. Dave Parker officiating.Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton, is in charge of arrangements.

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Jerome Carlson

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Jerome “Jerry” Carlson, 79, of Rantoul died Aug. 10, 2017, at the Manteno Veterans Home.A celebration of his life with family and friends will be held at a later date.Cremation rites were accorded. Jensen Memorial Chapel of Bourbonnais is in charge of arrangements.

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James Davis

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James E. “Jim” Davis, 83, of Paxton died at 3:46 p.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Heartland Healthcare Center, Paxton.Memorial services for the Army veteran will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton. The Rev. John Hauck will officiate. Inurnment will be in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.

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Linda Francisco

Linda Francisco, 54, of Vandalia, formerly of Champaign, sister of a Royal resident, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Vandalia.Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at First Christian Church, Vandalia. A private family interment will be held in Champaign.Visitation for family and friends will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday at the church.

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Charles Jeakins

Charles “Charlie” Jeakins, 66, of Seymour, formerly of Rantoul, died Sunday afternoon, Aug. 13, 2017, at home.The ashes of both Mr. Jeakins and his wife will be placed in the mausoleum at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. Private family services will be held.Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.

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Richard Murrey

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Richard R. “Dick” Murrey, 97, of Rantoul died at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul. The Rev Barbara Busboom will officiate. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Rantoul.

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Coleen Street

Linda "Coleen" Street, 72, of Loda died at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at home.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with the Rev. Dave Hohulin officiating. Burial will follow in Bellflower Cemetery.

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