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Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Dunlap) Paine

October 11, 2018

Beverly (Betty) Jean Paine, 91, of Virden, IL died on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Sunrise Nursing Home in Virden, IL.  She was born December 12, 1926 in Springfield, IL to Robert L. and Vera (Sanders) Dunlap.  Betty married Finis H. Paine, April

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William Joseph Rutherford

October 4, 2018

William Joseph Rutherford, a devoted Jehovah’s Witness passed peacefully on Thursday, October 4, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was 68. He was born on March 18, 1950 the son of late Lloyd and Billie Rutherford in Springfield, Illinois.  He marr

Sharon Ann (Koch) Fouke

September 29, 2018

Sharon Ann Fouke, 73, of Springfield, IL passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Memorial Hospice at Heritage Healthcare in Springfield, IL.  She was born February 8, 1945 in Dixon, IL to Kenneth and Marcella (Koch) Fouke. Sharon worked for S

Alberta Irene (Hughes) Norris

September 20, 2018

Alberta Irene (Hughes) Norris, 84, of Divernon, IL passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born April 3, 1934 in Auburn, IL to George and Rosie (Herbie) Hughes. She married Louis Robert Norris N

Connie I. Cheney

August 31, 2018

Connie Cheney, 70, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 31, 2018 with her loving husband, Bo Cheney, by her side at Heritage Health in Springfield, IL.

Tammie Jo (Griffiths) Antenan

August 27, 2018

Tammie Jo (Griffiths) Antenan, 46, of Springfield, IL, formerly of Virden, IL, rose to Heaven on Monday, August 27, 2018.  She was the daughter of Brian and Sharon (Irish) Grooms of Virden, IL.  Tammie’s wedding day, October 8, 2011, was the happ

Pamela Kaye (Tanner) Burris

August 21, 2018

Pamela Kaye Burris, 58, of Springfield, IL passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  She was born January 18, 1960 in Jacksonville, IL to Parish and Shirley (Williams) Tanner, Sr.  Pam married Robert Burri

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Joseph J. DiGiovanna III

August 17, 2018

Joseph John DiGiovanna III, 71, of Athens, IL died Friday, August 17, 2018 at Memorial Hospice at Heritage in Springfield, IL.  He was born October 12, 1946 in Springfield, IL to Joseph John and Mildred Lucille DiGiovanna II. Joe worked for Fiat

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Gary D. Reynolds

August 17, 2018

Gary D. Reynolds, 65, of Springfield, IL died Friday, August 17, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  He was born April 9, 1953 in Springfield to Bud and Nona Reynolds. Gary was a graduate of South East High School and served his co

James M. Schechter

August 15, 2018

James Michael Schechter, 27, of Chicago, IL died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Salvation Army Rehabiliation Center in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

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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

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Mark A. Hubbard

August 12, 2018

Mark Allen Hubbard, son of the late Lyman L. Hubbard, Sr and Eartha M. Hubbard, died in Springfield, on August 12, 2018.   Mark was a Vietnam era veteran and a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Berets). While on active duty, Mark attend

Rickie Raye (Courtney) Henson

August 9, 2018

Rickie Raye (Courtney) Henson, 70, of Springfield, IL died Tuesday, August 9, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. Cremation rites have been accorded and services will be planned for a later date.

Carole A. (Jacobazzi) White

August 5, 2018

Carole Ann (Jacobazzi) White, 75, of Roodhouse, IL died Sunday, August 5, 2018 at St. John's Hospice in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

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