Jill Forrest, 56, of Bellflower, mother of a Gifford resident, died at 10:55 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Glen C. Warren, 68, of Urbana, father of two Rantoul residents, died at 12:58 a.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019, at home.

Virginia Thomas, 94, of Rantoul died Monday, April 15, 2019,  at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford.

Robert C. Miller, 85, of Sorrento, Fla., formerly of Rantoul, died March 28, 2019.

William “Bill” McCall, 91, of Champaign, father of a Thomasboro resident, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford.

Audrey Nugent Carter, 87, of Rantoul, formerly of Rogers, Ark., died Friday, April 12, 2019, at Accolade Health Care, Paxton.

Lois  Schmudlach, 88, of Rantoul died Friday, April 12, 2019, at Pekin Manor in Pekin.

Patricia Little, 69, of Rantoul died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at home, surrounded by her family.

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Raymond Michaels Jr., 73, pf Belleville, a former Rantoul area resident, died Monday, April 8, 2109, in St. Louis, Mo.

Janet “Jaelyn” Jefferson, 55, of Champaign, sister of a Rantoul woman, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at home.

Michael Builta, 52, of Bloomington, brother of a Foosland resident, died at 9:38 a.m. Monday (April 8, 2019) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Edwina F. Campbell, 96, a lifelong Paxton resident, died at 7:05 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton.

Marjorie Denney Sutton, 98, of Rantoul died Friday, April 5, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

Jack B. Haltiwanger, 81, of Potomac died at 9:46 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Rufus L. Newsom, 85, of Paxton died at 5:50 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at home.

Helen A. Japel, 75, of Rantoul died Thursday morning, April 4, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Linda Ashby, 58, of Rantoul died Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Marjorie K. Pufahl, 90, of Gifford, formerly of Beaverville, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at Country Health Care & Rehab, Giffford.A celebration of life will be held at a later date.Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm St., Champaign, is in charge of arrangements.

David Galindo, 69, of Tigard, Ore., formerly of Rantoul, died March 14, 2019.  A celebration of life service  was held March 25 with military honors at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Ore.Mr. Galindo was born April 3, 1949, in Cheyenne, Wyo., a son of  Everett and Irene Galindo.  

URBANA — Mary J. "Jeannie" Spanglo, 75, of Urbana, formerly of Rantoul died Friday, March 29, 2019, at home.Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3,  at Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Road, Champaign.

Marjorie K. Pufahl, 90, of Gifford died at 7:10 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019, at Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford.Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm St., Champaign. 

Darlene Vaughn, 83, of Rantoul died Thursday morning, March 28, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.She has chosen to celebrate her life instead of grieving her death. Her celebration of life will be held at a future date to be determined by her family.Her remains will be placed along…

Norman Snyder, 64, of rural Potomac died Friday, March 22, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Blurton Funeral Home, Potomac.

Shirley Mineer, 90, of Paxton died at 12:52 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2019. at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, at Paxton Evangelical Covenant Church, 260 S. Union St., Paxton. The Rev. David Parker will officiate. Burial will be …

Patricia "Pat" Wilson, 72, of Fisher died Sunday evening, March 24, 2019, at home.A celebration of life will be held laterHer ashes will be placed beside her husband in a private service at Willowbrook Cemetery, Fisher.Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond L. Thomson, 60, of Potomac died at 2:31 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital, Urbana.A memorial visitation will held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Blurton Funeral Home, Potomac. Burial will be in Potomac Cemetery at a later date.  Blurton Funeral Home, Poto…

Ruth Hilligoss Puffer, 91, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of rural Paxton, died at 1:49 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Mesa.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with the Rev. Timothy Hahn officiating. Burial will foll…

Walter Ludwig, 87, of Rantoul died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Church of the Nazarene, 603 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul. A graveside committal with military rites will be at 11 a.m. Monday, …

Bernard O. "Bernie" Erwin, 85, of Gibson City, formerly of Paxton, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at home.A celebration of his life will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Rosenbaum Funeral Home, Gibson City, with the Rev. Dan Hill officiating. Burial will be in Lyman Township Ce…

Stanley R. Durbin, 78, of Rantoul died Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Accolade Health Care, Paxton.A gathering of friends and family will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul.Mr. Durbin was born Aug. 4, 1940, in Bloomington, a son of B…

Everett D. Wilson Sr., 92, of Fisher died on the evening of the first day of spring, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at his home surrounded by family.Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul. Carle Hospice Chaplain Dave Jassman an…

Lyle Owens, 29, of Dewey died Thursday evening, March 21, 2019, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, at St. Malachy Catholic Church, Rantoul. Father Joel Phelps will officiate. Burial will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.Visitation will be fro…

Kenneth Watson, 47, of Rantoul died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at home.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

(Attis) Marion Christman, 85, of Champaign, brother of a Fisher resident, died Friday, March 15, 2019, at Heritage Health Nursing Home, Gibson City.A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Bible Baptist Church, 4001 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign, with the Rev. Mark Smi…

Robert S. Chester, 78, of Rantoul died Friday March 15, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.No services are planned.He is survived by his daughters, Paula DiAntonia and Rita Chester; two grandchildren, Asia and Brian; and three great-grandchildren.As per his wishes his remains were donated to the Anat…

Melvin Hayn, 85, of Gifford died Saturday, March 16, 2019.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Gifford. Burial will follow in Huls Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Lux Memorial Chapel.

LaVonne M. Cain, 90, of Philo, mother of a Penfield resident, died at 5:46 a.m. Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Clark-Lindsey Village, Urbana.Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Philo, with the Rev. Keith Walder officiating. Burial will be in Calvary…

Shelbya Lawrence, 79, of Lake St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Thomasboro, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at home surrounded by her family.Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 18, at Living Lord Lutheran Church, Lake St. Louis, Mo. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Beckman C…

Wilbur M. Wilken 87, of Gifford died at 8 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019, at Country Health in Gifford.Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Kopmann Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church.Freese Funeral Hom…

Larry Schroeder of Paxton died Tuesday, March 12, 2019.A private graveside committal with military rites will be held at Danville National Cemetery.Mr. Schroeder was born May 6, 1940, in Galesburg, a son of  Gerald and Hazel (Reed) Schroeder. He married Alberta "Sue" Murdock March 14, 1964, …

Sandra Cooper (De Forge), 64, of Urbana, mother of a Gifford resident, died Saturday, March 9, 2019,  surrounded by her husband and two daughters.A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana.Visitation will b…

Marvin Roelfs, 87, of Rantoul, formerly of Royal, died at 5:03 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at home.Funeral services for the Army veteran will be at 1 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville. The Rev. James T. Lehmann will officiate. Burial will be in Kopmann Cemeter…

Robert Duncan, 87, of Savoy, formerly of the Paxton area, died at 11:59 Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Autmn Fields, Savoy.A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at Philo Presbyterian Church, Philo. The Rev. Jason Schiller will officiate.

Audrey Smith, 85, of Paxton died at 10:47 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living.A private burial will be held in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton, is in charge of arrangements.

Dick J. Albers, 92, of Gifford, formerly of Royal, died at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019), at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at St. John Lutheran Church, Royal, with The Rev. Jay Johnson officating. Burial will be in H…

Kyle A. Burdette, 47, of Gibson City, formerly of Paxton, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital.A celebration of his life will be at noon Monday, March 18, at Rosenbaum Funeral Home, Gibson City.Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time.

Robert Buler Sr., 67, of Paxton, formerly of Rantoul, died Friday, March 8, 2019, surrounded by his family.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton. Burial will follow in Danville National Cemetery with military honor…

Virginia A. Sinnes, 34, of St. Joseph, stepdaughter of a Rantoul resident, died Monday, March 4, 2019, at home.  A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign.Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.She was born…

Laurie Swan, 58, of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Paxton, died at 4:37 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at home.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, at First Lutheran Church, 301 S. College St., Paxton, with the Rev. Debra Domeier and the Rev. Ron Rasmus officiating. Burial wi…

Janis "Jan" Ostendorf, 61, of Paxton died at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.A celebration of life will be held at a later date.Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton, is in charge of arrangements.

William L. McCormick, 89, of Rantoul died at 5:15 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2019), at Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana The Rev. Brent Roberson will officiate. Burial…

James R. York, 66, of Thomasboro died at 3:35 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2019, at Champaign Urbana Nursing and Rehab, Savoy.There will be a memorial visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana.

Daniel "Dan" Lawrence, 67, of Rantoul died Friday, March 1, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.A celebration of life will be held late spring at Christian Life Church, Rantoul.Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.