Obituaries for the week of Sunday, August 24, 2014

Elizabeth Adams

Elizabeth A. Adams, 84, of Jensen Beach, Fla., formerly of the Paxton area, died Thursday, June 5, 2014.She was cremated at her request.Mrs. Adams was born Aug. 15, 1929, a daughter of Ronald and Elizabeth Stanford. She married Maurice Adams, who preceded her in death in 1970.

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Clifford Auth

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Clifford E. Auth, 90, of Eureka, brother of a Potomac resident, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at home following a period of illness.Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at University United Methodist Church, Peoria. According to his  wishes, he will be cremated. A private interment service will be held later at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

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Doris Bridgwater

Doris Rutledge Bridgwater, 86, of Gibson City died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Asta Care of Ford County, Paxton.Memorial servivces will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at United Methodist Church, Gibson City, with the Rev. Ed Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery, Gibson City.Family will greet friends immediately following the memorial service.

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Patricia Burley

Patricia Burley, 68, of Champaign died at 7:50 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2014, at Heartland Healthcare Center, Paxton.A celebration of life service will be held from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at The Oasis, Penfield.Mrs. Burley was born May 3, 1946, a daughter of Ernest and Vera Patrick. She married James Burley Feb. 9th 1970. He survives.

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Irene Cender

Irene Cender, 100, of Eureka, formerly of Fisher, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Maple Lawn, Eureka.Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at East Bend Memorial Gardens, rural Dewey.Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements. 

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William Copas

William J. Copas, 89, of rural Thawville, grandfather of two area residents, died at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at home.

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Annette Gronewald

Annette K. Gronewald, 93, of Rantoul died Friday evening, Aug. 22, 2014, at home.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Immnauel Lutheran Church, Flatville. Burial will follow in Beckman Cemetery, Thomasboro.Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday also at the church.Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.

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Linda Jennings

Linda Jennings of Paxton died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home, Paxton. The Rev. Jim Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Elliott Cemetery, Elliott.Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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Jack Lafary

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Jack L. Lafray, 70, of rural Paxton died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at home.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with the Rev. Jim Wood officiating. Burial will be in Glen Cemetery, Paxton, with military honors by Paxton American Legion Prairie Post 150.

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James Murray

James Murray, 89, of Rantoul died Friday evening, Aug. 22, 2014, at  home.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at St. Malachy Catholic Church. The Rev. Joseph Donton will officiate. He will be buried beside his wife in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul.

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Nancy Noble

Nancy Combs Knight Noble, 50, of Amarillo, Texas, sister of a Rantoul resident, died July 5, 2014, in Amarillo.Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Hoopeston Area High School Auditorium. The Rev. Wallace J. Waite will officiate.

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Betsy Perkins

Betsy Perkins, 86, of Gifford, formerly of Champaign, died at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Country Health Nursing Home, Gifford.Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign. 

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Betsy Perkins

Betsy Perkins, 86, of Gifford, formerly of Champaign, died at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Country Health Nursing Home, Gifford.Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign. 

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Harm Schluter

Harm H. Schluter, 87, of Rantoul died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Heartland Health Care Center, Paxton.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at American Lutheran Church, Rantoul.Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul.

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Truman Spain

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Truman “Buck” Spain, 94, of Potomac, brother of a Rantoul resident, died at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Newman Health Care Center.A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel, Potomac. The Rev. Randy Holden will officiate. Burial will follow in Potomac Cemetery.

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