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Obituaries

David B. Reeder

April 19, 2018

David B. Reeder, 73, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, April 19, 2018 at his home in Springfield.  He was born in Jacksonville, IL to William H. and Alice M. Reeder.  He married Karen C. DeWitt February 26, 1977 in Springfield. Dave attended Ill

Lillie Belle (Butler) Rocha

April 17, 2018

Lillie Belle Rocha of Chatham, Illinois, sadly passed away at St John's Hospital at the age of  85, Tuesday evening, April 17th, 2018. She was born at home on September 16th, 1932 to parents Leslie and Helen Butler in Auburn. She married Joseph Roch

Berl Eugene Wombles

April 15, 2018

Berl E. Wombles, 92, of Springfield, IL died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Heritage Health in Springfield.  Berl was born February 2, 1926 in New Hartford, IL to Otis and Myrtle (Utt) Wombles.  He was married to his wife Darlene, June 21, 1947 at St. F

LaVerne (Baker) Boettcher

April 6, 2018

LaVerne (Baker) Boettcher, 82, of Clinton, IL passed away at her niece's home in Clinton.  She was born October 23, 1935 in Swifton, Arkansas to Clyde O. and Myrtle Mae (Drennan) Baker.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family service

Tracy Lee Hehn

April 5, 2018

Tracy Lee Hehn, 52, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at her home in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

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George W. "Bud" Barker

March 30, 2018

George W. (Bud) Barker Jr., 78, of New Berlin, IL passed away, Saturday, March 30, 2018 at his home. George was born December 7, 1939 to George and Doris Barker Sr. He served in the US Air Force and was a truck driver for many years. He was preceded

Lori Ann (Boyd) Gwin

March 26, 2018

Lori Ann Gwin, 53, of Springfield, IL passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.  She was born November 29, 1964 in Rushville, IL to Jack W. and Donna B. (Lowery) Boyd.  Lori married John P. Gwin, February 9, 1992

James R. Landholt

March 25, 2018

James “Jim” Landholt, 51, of Springfield, IL died Sunday, March 25, 2018 at home surrounded by his family.  Jim was born November 20, 1966 in Springfield to Edward and Rosetta (Moran) Landholt.  He married Teena Peet September 1, 1990 at Rivert

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Richard "Rich" J. Mentel

March 25, 2018

Richard J. Mentel, 59, of Springfield, IL died March 25, 2018, at his home.  He was born July 5, 1958 in St. Louis, MO to Richard A. Mentel and Agnes Murphy Mentel. Rich married Ljuba Cagalj on Dec. 1, 1982 in Vejle, Denmark. They later divorced.

Gaylia G. (Collins) Brock

March 21, 2018

Gaylia Gene Brock, 86, of Springfield, IL passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at her home in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

Douglas Wayne Shoemaker

March 21, 2018

Douglas Wayne Shoemaker, 57, of Decatur, IL died Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at his home in Decatur, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.  

Susan Ann (Beck) Keating

March 21, 2018

Susan Ann Keating, 58, of Jacksonville, IL passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Passavant Hospital in Jacksonville, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

Keith A. Killen

March 10, 2018

Keith Allen Killen, 64, of Springfield, IL died Saturday, March 10, 2018 at his home in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

Kathleen Louise Rutherford

March 9, 2018

Kathleen Louise Rutherford, 68, of Springfield, IL was called home Friday, March 9, 2018 at Heritage Hospice in Springfield.  She was born February 13, 1950 to Earl Thomas and Marie Elizabeth Rutherford in Springfield, IL. She is preceded in deat

Javonne Harris

March 9, 2018

Javonne Harris, 22, of Springfield, IL died Friday, March 9, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and services are pending.

Keven R. Holland

March 8, 2018

Keven Richard Holland, 61, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, March 8, 2018 at St. Johns's Hospital in Springfield.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

Charlotte Imogene (Reynolds) Bettis

March 6, 2018

Charlotte I. Bettis, 82, of Jacksonville died Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at her home in Jacksonville. She was born Nov. 23, 1935 in Colchester, IL, the daughter of Eldon and Marjorie Reynolds. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Bett

H. Eileen Mullins

March 4, 2018

Eileen Mullins, 93, of Decatur, IL passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Heritage Health in Mt. Zion, IL. She was born April 14, 1924 to Henry and Sylvia Goff in Tower Hill, IL. Eileen is preceded in death by her parents, sons; William “Bill

Warren J. Garner

March 4, 2018

Warren James Garner, 55, of Springfield, IL died Saturday, March 3, 2018 at his home in Springfield.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

Jennifer Lynn (Mollet) Sheridan

March 3, 2018

Jennifer Lynn Sheridan, 31, of Marissa, IL passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Sparta Community Hospital.  She was born June 29, 1986 to Gene and Sandra (Zavala) Mollet.  She married Phillip Sheridan November 10, 2015 at the Chester Courthouse.

Jeanne Ann (Bradford) Thompson

February 25, 2018

Jeanne Ann Thompson, 89, of Girard, IL passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard.  Cremation rites have been accorded and a private family interment service will be held at a later date at Camp Butler National Cemetery

Margaret E. (Barger) Richards

February 23, 2018

Margaret Elizabeth Richards, 89, of Sherman, IL died Friday, February 23, 2018 at her home in Sherman, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

William L. King

February 22, 2018

William "Bill" Lester King, 57, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, February 22, 2018 at his home in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

George Paul Bourland

February 19, 2018

George Paul Bourland, 26, of Springfield, IL died Monday, February 19, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

Lisa D. Jewell

February 12, 2018

Lisa Deanna Jewell, 53, of Decatur, IL died Monday, February 12, 2018 at St. John’s Hospice in Springfield, IL.  She was born November 25, 1964 in Decatur and grew up in Blue Mound, IL, the daughter of Margaret Lofland. Lisa was a graduate of