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Obituaries

Mark E. Blankenship

December 29, 2017

Mark Edward Blankenship, 49, of Effingham, IL died  Friday, December 29, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and services are pending.

Constance J. Berndt

December 29, 2017

Constance June Berndt, 69, of Springfield, IL died Friday, December 29, 2017 at St. John's Hospice in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and services are pending.

Charles R. Byrd

December 21, 2017

Charles Richard Byrd, 67, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Heritage Health Care in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and memorial services are pending.

Patricia L. (McHenry) Guzouskis

December 14, 2017

Patricia Leigh Guzouskis, 70, of Springfield, IL passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center with her family at her side.  She was born December 9, 1947 to Noah C. and Betty Jean (Cassel) McHenry. She was preceded in death

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James "Ricky" Canoy

December 14, 2017

James Richard Canoy, 58, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, December 14, 2017 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and interment will take place at a later date.

Dianne Lynn Taylor-Charles

December 13, 2017

Dianne Lynn Taylor-Charles, 66, of Springfield, IL passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at her home in Springfield.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  Private family prayer services will be held this week.

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Larry D. Hackman

December 10, 2017

Larry Dale Hackman, 57, of Havana, IL died Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and family services are planned for a later date.

Joanne S. (Cholke) Smith

December 9, 2017

Joanne S. Smith, 78, of Dwight, IL died Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

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Victor L. Wirth

December 8, 2017

Victor Lamont Wirth, 82, of Springfield, IL died on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at his home in Springfield, IL surrounded by his family.  Cremation rites have been accorded.

Stella M. (Sicilia) Caswell

December 4, 2017

Stella Sicilia- Caswell left this life on December 4th 2017 at St. John's hospital with her family by her side. Stella leaves behind 1 daughter Samantha (Kirk) Monson 2 grandson's Kirk and Jacob 1 great grandson Hunter, her mom Frances Nichelson,

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Gerald Lee Lehman

November 30, 2017

Gerald Lee Lehman, 74, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.  He was born November 14, 1943 in Springfield, IL to Ernest L. and Mildred (Fritz) Lehman.  Gerald married Carla Montgomery in 196

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Willard "Bill" J. Kuchar, Jr.

November 29, 2017

Willard “Bill” J. Kuchar, Jr., 75, of Springfield, IL passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Heritage Hospice in Springfield, IL.  He was born August 30, 1942 in Springfield, IL to Willard J. and Lucille (Sperl) Kuchar, Sr.  Bill married D

Anthony Walter Brazley

November 29, 2017

Anthony "Tony" W. Brazley, 58, of Springfield, IL died Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and a private family burial will take place in New York at a later date.

Judy E. (Minner) Bosley

November 21, 2017

Judy E. (Minner) Bosley, 74, of Lincoln, IL died Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

Bonnie K. Piercy

November 20, 2017

Bonnie K. Piercy, 76, of Springfield, IL died Monday, November 20, 2017 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

Marjorie Malcom

November 20, 2017

Marjorie Malcom, 94, of Chatham, IL died Monday, November 20, 2017 at her home in Chatham, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and she will be interred at Camp Butler National Cemetery at a later date.

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Mark E. Ellison

November 14, 2017

Mark E. Ellison, 554, of Springfield, IL died Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at St. John’s Hospice in Springfield.  He was born February 16, 1963 to Russ and Virginia (Jones) Ellison. Mark served his country in the National Guard and was employed b

Rodney W. Lane

November 7, 2017

Rodney William Lane, 51, of Havana, IL died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  He was born March 30, 1966 to Frank W. and JoAnn (Barrett) Lane.  He married Desiree Cohee, August 24, 2017 and she survives. H

Lucinda L. Franklin

November 5, 2017

Lucinda Louise Franklin, 64,  passed away at her home at 1:12 pm on November 5, 2017 in Dawson, Illinois. She was born on October 31, 1953 in Springfield, Illinois to Richard and Mary Lee (Hulett) Rees. Cindy attended Tri-City Schools and was a

Elaine S. (Beghin) Prange

November 2, 2017

Eliane Suzanne Raymonde Beghin Prange, 85, passed away at Heritage Manor Hospice in Springfield, Illinois, at 1:58pm on November 2, 2017. Mrs. Prange was born on March 18, 1932 in Paris, France to Georges and Eugenie (Henriette) Beghin. Eliane m

Gregory O. Summers

November 2, 2017

Gregory O. Summers, 48, of Taylorville, IL died Thursday, November 2, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  He was born October 15, 1969 in Albia, Iowa to Clarence J. and Mary Jane (Drury) Summers.  He is preceded in death by his paren

Ann B. Hughes

October 27, 2017

Anna Marie Hughes, 83, of Lincoln, IL died on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.

Dorothy J. Corbin

October 25, 2017

Dorothy J. Corbin, 82, of Gillespie, IL died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and memorial services are pending at Zion Lutheran Church in Gillespie.

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Jack Lee Hrabak

October 24, 2017

Jack Lee Hrabak, 73, of Springfield, IL died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  He was born July 5, 1944 to Gordon P. and Ruth O. (Lund) Hrabak in Des Moines, IA. Jack was a graduate of Northern Illinois Uni

Darlene Ackley

October 24, 2017

Darlene Ackley, 71, of Springfield, IL died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at her home in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned at this time.