Richard E. "Dick" Alexander, 85, of Champaign died Friday Nov. 1, 2019, with his family by his side at Amber Glen Special Care Center, Urbana.

Ruth "Bobbie" Newlin, 89, of Urbana, mother of a Rantoul resident, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, with her daughters at her side at University Rehab Center, Urbana.

Donna Grob, 61, of Thomasboro died unexpectedly Tuesday,  Oct. 29, 2019, surrounded by her husband and children in her last moments.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Lisa Wilson, 56 of Sadorus, mother of two Fisher residents, died at 5:53 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Susan DeWall, 62, of Gibson City, mother of two Foosland residents, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at her home in Gibson City.

Brad Pence, 57, of Rantoul died Wednesday evening, Oct. 23, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Larry Shurbet, 70, of Thomasboro died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 27, 2019, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Kimberly Teres Davis Cole, 53, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Rantoul, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at home.

Robert "Bob" Helbling, 87, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2019.

Michael Petmecky, 63, of Paxton died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at home.

Brett Kellems, 33, of Villa Grove, brother of a Fisher resident, died at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, surrounded by close family and friends.

Delbert W. Ihnen, 56, of Penfield died at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at home.

Clinton Forsyth, 84, of Mishawaka, Ind., former teacher and coach at Fisher and Paxton high schools, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019,  at Wellbrooke Memory Care in South Bend, Ind., surrounded by family.

Jay “John” B. Manning, 69, of Rantoul died at 7:41 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at home.

Mary Jane (Clarys) Hunnicutt, 96, of Rantoul died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, surrounded by family.  

Richard D. Amsden, 83, of Paxton died at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Adrian “Bud” Kurtz, 79, of Paxton, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at his home.

Nancy Mueller of Champaign died at 2:20 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at The Villas of Holly Brook Reflections, Rantoul.

Wesley J. Oyer, 84, of Fisher died  at 10:07 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at 10:07 p.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

R. Bruce Carroll, 92, of Savoy died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Carle Hospital, Urbana, with family and friends by his side.

Taylor Johnson, 19, of Rantoul died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

Ruby (Booher) Winnett of Livonia, Mich., and Wichita Falls, Texas, formerly of  Armstrong, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Presbyterian Manor, Wichita Falls.

James “Tony” Ellis, 87, of Penfield died at 6:15 p.m. Saturday,  Oct. 12, 2019, at home with his family by his side.

Wilma E. Borchers, 102, of Rantoul died Sunday morning, Oct. 13, 2019, at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford.

Norma E. Flesner, 89, of Rantoul died Thursday evening, Oct. 10, 2019, at Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford.

David “Papaw” Horn, 75, of Rantoul died Thursday morning, Oct. 10, 2019, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Suzie Cook, 56, of Rantoul died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Nancy Pikkarainen, 62, of Buckley, mother of a Rantoul resident, died at 7:43 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary ER, Urbana.

Darlene Strange of Champaign, relative of several area residents,  died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.

Esther Loeschen died at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019), at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford.

Donald R. Moran, 86, of Savoy died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at home.

Ted Hulett of Mesa, Ariz., died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at home.

Bennie C. Laws, 77, of Mahomet, father of a Rantoul resident, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Herbert "Jack" Williams Jr., 66, of Tolono, brother of a Rantoul resident,died at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at home, surrounded by family.

Kevin R. Stone, 61, of Paxton died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at home.

Doris "Arlene" Phillips Ogle, 96, a lifelong Paxton area resident, died at 1:39 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital.

Donald F. Hughey, 73, of Dewey died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

William “Bill” Maul, 73, of Cissna Park, son of a Paxton resident, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana.

Timothy Williams, 60, of Rantoul, formerly of Danville, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019,  at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Jacqueline Hawk, 73, of Urbana died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in Fisher.

Sharon M. Messel, 71, of Thomasboro died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.  

Barbara L. Griffin, 88, of Rantoul died Saturday evening, Sept. 28, 2019, at home.

Stephen Martin, 77, of Thomasborodied Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at home.

Timothy L. Williams, 60, of Rantoul, formerly of Danville, died at 6 a.m Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Cheryl Sturts, 65, of Rantoul died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in her home.

Helen (Holt) James, 91, of Potomac died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at Country Health Nursing Home, Gifford.

William L. “Smokey” Loschen, 84, of Fithian, father of a Potomac resident, died at 2:02 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at Country Health Nursing Home, Gifford.

Christopher Maggard, 40, of Rantoul died at 11:24 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Jim Anagnostopoulos, 79, of Rantoul died Friday evening,  Sept. 20, 2019, after a long struggle with disease, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Ruthie Tadlock, 78, of Rantoul died Tuesday evening, Sept. 24, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells, Paxton.

Catherine F. Sokal, 65, of Murrells Inlet S.C., formerly of Rantoul, died Aug. 8, 2019.

Wendy Grohler, 57, of McAllen, Texas, formerly of Buckley, sister of a Rantoul resident, died at 8:31 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019, at Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance, McAllen, Texas.