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Jesse W. Reid

August 13, 2018

Jesse W. Reid, 60, of Chatham, IL died Monday, August 13, 2018 at his home in Chatham, IL.  Jesse was born August 21, 1957 in Levelland, TX to Warren and Winnie (Bowen) Reid.  He married Cynthia Murray, January 1, 2012 in Fairview Heights, IL. J

Brett E. O'Brien

August 3, 2018

Brett Eugene O'Brien, 51, of Decatur, IL, formerly of Masaryktown, FL died Friday, August 3, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

Celeste A. (Gwin) Williams

August 3, 2018

Celeste Ann (Gwin) Williams, 51, of Taylorville, IL died Friday, August 3, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.    

Richard A. Petrie

July 31, 2018

Richard Allen Petrie, 66, of Jacksonville, IL died Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at his home in Jacksonville, IL. Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

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Joseph Ray Neff

July 28, 2018

Joseph Ray Neff, 60, of Rushville, IL died Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Passavant Hospital in Jacksonville, IL.  Joe was a veteran of the US Navy and cremation rites have been accorded.

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John H. Wiegand, Jr.

July 27, 2018

John Herbert Wiegand, Jr., 79, of West Frankfort, IL died Friday, July 27, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Mr. Wiegand served his country in the US Army.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be plann

Tina Marie (Richards) Turasky

July 25, 2018

Tina Marie (Richards) Turasky, 62, of Springfield, IL died Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at her home in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

Thomas M. Brauer

July 20, 2018

Thomas Mark Brauer, 59, of Decatur, IL died Friday July 20, 2018 at his home. Tom was born March 29,1959 in Decatur. He married Joann Biglin on June 4, 1983, in Grace United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his father Chuck Brauer a

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Mark R. Dyer

July 18, 2018

Mark Raymond Dyer, 69, of Lincoln, IL died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at The Christian Village in Lincoln.  Cremation rites have been accorded and a full obituary and service details are pending.

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Roger L. Boyd

July 18, 2018

Roger L. Boyd, 71, of Girard, IL died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in Springfield, IL.  He was born February 28, 1947 in Alton, IL to Robert Homer and Mary (Sauls) Boyd.  Roger married Debra Kay McBride, November 10 1986 in Springfield, IL. Roger gr

Robert Eugene Cheffy

July 10, 2018

Robert E. Cheffy, 60, of Springfield, IL died Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of Robert's life is planned for a later date.

Janice Ann (Hunter) Bahn

June 27, 2018

Janice Ann (Hunter) Bahn, 81, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Centennial Pointe Assisted Living in Springfield, IL.  Family Care Cremation of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.  A committal service will be held Monday, July 2, 2018 at 2pm a

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Michael F. Harrison

June 26, 2018

Michael F. Harrison, 80, of Kincaid, IL died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL.  He was born September 23, 1937 in Taylorville, IL to Fred and Mary (Klemm) Harrison. Mike married Marilyn Ritz September 19, 1969 in Tacoma

William E. Best Sr.

June 26, 2018

William (Bill) E Best, 67, of Tovey, IL, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at St. John’s Hospital, while surrounded by his family. He was born December 17, 1950, in Palatine, IL, the son of Henry E Best and Rosalie (Hardt) Best. He

Earl C. Cadwell

June 24, 2018

Earl Clifford Cadwell, 62, of Jacksonville, IL died Sunday, June 24, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services are planned for a later date.

Steven D. Cronenwett

June 23, 2018

Steven Dale Cronenwett, 58, of Loami, Illinois died Saturday, June 23, 2018, peacefully in his home. Born October 12, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of Dale Cronenwett and Judy (Marshall) Cronenwett. He is preceded in death by his parents.

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Thomas Roy Perry

June 21, 2018

Thomas R. Perry, age 63, from North Liberty, IA, died June 21, 2018. Tom was born in Baltimore, MD on August 10, 1954 to Mervin and Evangeline Perry, and married Diane L. Hudson on April 26, 1975 in North Liberty. Tom served in the Navy, worked at

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Alfred E. Boyle

June 9, 2018

Alfred Eugene Boyle, 89, of Mattoon, IL died Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon, IL.  Mr. Boyle was a veteran of the Army Air Corps/US Air Force.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services are plan

Larry Michael Fleetwood

June 4, 2018

Larry Michael Fleetwood, 76, of Taylorville, IL died Monday, June 4, 2018 at his home in Taylorville.  Family Care Cremation of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Esther S. Skaggs-Stewart

June 4, 2018

Esther Sue Skaggs-Stewart, 73, of Springfield, IL died Monday, June 4, 2018 at Heritage Hospice in Springfield.  Family Care Cremation of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Howard "Scott" Ogden

June 1, 2018

Howard “Scott” Ogden, 63, of Raymond, IL died Friday, June 1, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  He was born May 19, 1955 at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL, he was a son of the late Howard and Phyllis (Harbert) Ogden. 

Daniel J. Smith

May 30, 2018

Daniel J. Smith, 69, of Rochester, IL died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at his home.  He is survived by his wife Chris, son, Nick (Elayne) Smith, and brothers, Hank (Mary Lou) Smith and John (Anette) Smith.  A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Ju

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Gushner Lee Walker, Sr.

May 25, 2018

Gushner Lee Walker, Sr., 71, of Springfield, IL died on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Mr. Walker was a US Army Veteran and will be interred at Camp Butler National Cemetery on June 12, 2018 at 1pm.  A full obi

Thomas E. Homeier

May 3, 2018

Thomas E. Homeier, 58, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will take place in Florida at a later date.

Carol J. (Stevenson) Wheeler

April 30, 2018

Carol Jean Wheeler, 87, of Belleville, IL passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at her home in Belleville.   Cremation rites have been accorded, private family services are scheduled for a later date.