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John “Butch” Costa, 64, of Charleston, brother of a Thomasboro resident, died Nov. 27, 2013, at home.Graveside funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Champaign, with the Rev. John Titus officiating.Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign.
James “Jimmy” Cremeens, 58, of Ludlow died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul. Burial will follow in Ludlow Cemetery.Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Lux Memorial Chapel.
Robert “Bob” Edenburn, 82, of Potomac died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.A private family service will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded by the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home, Potomac. Burial will be in Partlow Cemetery, with full military rites conducted by the Potomac American Legion.
Esther E. Flessner died Saturday morning, Nov. 30, 2013, en route from Heartland Health Care Center, Paxton, to Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville, the Rev. James T. Lehmann officiating. A committal service will follow at Kopmann Cemetery, rural St. Joseph.
Madison R. Fuoss, 14, of Paxton died unexpectedly at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at home.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at First Lutheran Church, 301 S. College St., Paxton, with the Rev. Deb Domeier and the Rev. Mike Mack officiating.Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.
Casimira “Casey” Kuznacki, 92, of Paxton, formerly of Chicago, died at 9:35 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at her son’s home in Paxton.Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Chicago. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.
Wanda Mattoon, 72, of Paxton died at 3:02 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at ASTA Care Center of Ford County, Paxton.A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton. Burial will be in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Scott “Wormy” Niccum, 45, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.Memorial visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Caudill-King Funeral Home, 1117 Jackson Ave., Charleston. Masonic rites will begin at 7 p.m.Mr. Niccum was born June 28, 1968, at Paxton, a son of Larry and Carol (Neft) Niccum. He married Marie Frances Westover on Aug. 30, 1997, at Charleston; she survives.
Ella A. Stoerger, 84, of Loda, formerly of Monticello, died at 2:46 a.m. Nov. 29, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center, Paxton.A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at St. Philomena Catholic Church, Monticello, with the Rev. Bruce Lopez officiating. Interment will be in Bement Township Cemetery.
Jimmy Walters, 23, of St. Joseph died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital Hospital Urbana.Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Old Homer Cemetery, Homer.Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Freese Funeral Home, 302 E. Grand Ave., St. Joseph.Mr. Walters was born May 14, 1990, at Urbana, a son of Michelle Walters and Jim Johnson.
Joseph H. Warner, 68, of Rantoul, died at 6:16 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Thomasboro. The Rev. Joseph Donton will officiate. Burial will be in St. Elizabeth’s Cemetery, Thomasboro.
William “Bill” White, 57, of Tolono, brother of a Rantoul resident, died at 11:54 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec 2, at Freese Funeral Home, Tolono, with the Rev. David Ashby officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Oakwood.