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Joan (Sullivan) Burnett, 82, of Paxton died at 4:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Illinois Knights Templar Home, Paxton.A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 407 W. Pells St., Paxton, with the Rev. Scaria Thoppil officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.
Tonia S. Elson, 65 of Paxton, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Illinois Knights Templar Home, Paxton.Funeral arrangements are pending at Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton.
Patricia V. (Ryan) Frette, formerly of Rantoul, died Feb. 4, 2017, in in Deltona, Fla., surrounded by her children.Mrs. Frette was born Dec. 3, 1926, in Wisconsin, a daughter of Roy and Harriet Ryan.Survivors include five children, Cheryl (Dennis) Juno, Rhonda (Mark) Madden, Debra (Carl) Hotto, Pamela (Ron) Kent and Steven Frette; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
Judith Garbaciak, 74, of Lake Iroquois, Loda, died at 7:35 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Illinois Knights Templar Home, Paxton.A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 2, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Loda, with the Rev. Scaria Thoppil officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Loda.
Jimmie E. Hudson, 79, of Gibson City, brother of Fisher and Paxton residents, died at 12:08 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City, is in charge of arrangements.
The Rev. Dr. Russ Mueller, 85, of Paso Robles, Calif., a former Flatville church pastor, died Jan. 9, 2017, at French Hospital, San Luis Obispo, Calif. He had been in failing health after a broken hip in November.
Paid obituary RANTOUL – Marthena "Martha" Nonneman, 102, of Rantoul passed away on Tuesday, Jan.
Phil Rubarts, 71, of Gifford died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at home.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville, with the Rev. James T. Lehmann officiating. Burial will follow in Huls Cemetery, Gifford.Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday in Dier's Hall, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville.