Joan Cender, 83, of Gibson City, formerly of Fisher, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Gibson Area Hospital Annex,  Gibson City.

Brooke Taylor, 37, of Gibson City, formerly Hoopeston, sister of a Potomac resident, died at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Kindred Hospital, Peoria.

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.

Leland Cassida, 92, formerly of Villa Grove, father of a Rantoul resident, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2010, at The Arthur Home in Arthur.

Mary Masco, 91, of Paxton and formerly of Thawville, died at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living.

Elmer Huls, 85, of St. Joseph, father of a Gifford resident, died  at 9:57 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Kimmy Jones, 41, of Rantoul died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

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Karter Finefield-Millar of St. Joseph was born Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at 11:22 p.m., and at 1 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, died in his parents’ arms at Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern Memorial in Chicago.

Rodney Young of Champaign, a graduate of Lincoln’s Challenge Academy, Rantoul, died at 9:06 p.m. Jan. 8, 2020.

Carol A. Nunn, 65, of Champaign, sister of two Fisher residents, died at 5:20 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at University Rehabilitation Center, Urbana.

Martin Michael "Mike" Gardner, 69, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at home.

Laura Lawless, 102, of Danville, formerly of Potomac, died at 6:39 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at North Logan Healthcare, Danville.

Mildred L. “Millie” Sutton, 69, of Paxton died at 7:35 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

John D. Jones, 60, of Paxton died at 8:29 a.m. Friday, January 3, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Aldo Celeschi, 93, of Melvin, brother of a Rantoul resident, died at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.

Roberta A. Ingold, 85, of Fisher, died at 10:39 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

Daniel W. Donnelly, 79, of Paxton died at 10:26 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at home.

Alice Stalter, 85, of Texas formerly of Rantoul and Fisher, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Rockwall, Texas.

Jeffrey D. Coplea, 63 of Urbana, formerly of Paxton, died at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at his home.

Dorothy J. Welborn, 88, of Fisher died Tuesday evening, Dec. 31, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Steve Ensign, 63, of Rantoul died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

Lyllus “Lou” Cunningham, 99, of Fisher died Sunday morning, Dec. 29, 2019, at Heritage Manor of Gibson City.

Darlena K. Carter-Hawkins, 78, formerly of Fairmount and Decatur, mother of a Thomasboro resident, died at 8:52 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Ogden.

Alfredo Carrillo Martinez, 27, of Rantoul died Thursday (Jan. 2, 2020) in Urbana.

Charles A. Padilla, 91, of Rantoul died Monday, Dec. 30, 2019,  at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Virginia Smith, 83, of Paxton died Wednesday evening, Jan. 1, 2020, surrounded by her family.

Mark H. Zindars quietly slipped into an eternal sleep at his home surrounded by family on January 1st, 2020, in Ludlow, IL.

Beverly F. Potts, 92, of Urbana, mother of a Rantoul resident, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford.

Katherine M. Peterson, aka KM Nethery, of Penfield died in early December at home.

Florence “Flossie” (Greer) Goode, 95, formerly of Potomac, died Friday morning, Dec. 27, 2019, at Bowman Estates, Danville.

Judith "Judy" Kuhns, 79, of Dewey died at 2:27 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at Heritage Manor, Gibson City.

Jerome J. Galster, 63, of rural Paxton died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at home.

Georgia Hillery, 91, of Gifford died at 2:58 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Carolyn Coble, 83, of St. Joseph, mother of a Ludlow resident, died at 1:40 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

John Reardon, 66, of Potomac died at 10:23 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, at home.

Carl “Ed” Daniel, 75 of Urbana and formerly of Paxton, died at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at home.

Allen Bergman, 67, of Thomasboro died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at Sharon Healthcare Willows, Peoria.

Raymond C. Arends, 84, of Sibley, brother of a Thomasboro resident, died at 9:35 pm Wednesday Dec. 25, 2019, at Advocate BroMenn Health Care Center, Bloomington.

Barbara S. Kaufman, 78, of Danvers, mother of a Paxton resident, died at 9:56 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at her residence.

Darlene A. Zink, 69, of Rantoul died at 7:06 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Barbara Joyce, 84, of Paxton died at 2:57 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Roger L. Weber, 82, of Buckley, brother of a Paxton resident, died at 9:06 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Donald Davis, 81, of Potomac died at 5:56 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2019.

Thomas Cribbett, 56, of Rantoul died at 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Hugo Perkins, 62, of Rantoul died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

Lynn Yeazel Myers, 68, of Thomasboro died early Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, after a seven-month battle with lung cancer.  

Mistee Rochester Newman, 49, of Salt Lake City, Utah, formerly of Dewey, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019.

Ellen Sickler, 91, of rural Rantoul died Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Allan M. “Allie” Johnson, 80, of Paxton died at 11:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.