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Obituaries

Betty J. (Adams) Para

January 20, 2018

Betty Joan (Adams) Para, 91, of Springfield, IL died Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and a full obituary and services are pending.

Bobby D. Rich

January 17, 2018

Bobby Durell Rich, 58, of Havana, IL died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at his home in Havana, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and services for Mr. Rich are pending.

Sandra L. (Wood) Southard

January 15, 2018

Sandra "Sam" L. (Wood) Southard, 77, of Springfield, IL died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield, IL.  Family Care Cremation of Springfield is in charge of arrangements. The family has asked that donations

Brenda J. (Harroald) Wilkinson

January 14, 2018

Brenda Joyce (Harroald) Wilkinson, 66, of Staunton, IL died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at St. John's Hospice in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

Lois L. (Suter) Turner

January 12, 2018

Lois Louise (Suter) Turner, 86, of Lincoln, IL died Firday, January 12, 2018 at Heritage Hospice in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

Bonita J. (Lonergan) Sheppard

January 12, 2018

Bonita "Bonnie" J. Sheppard, 68, of Franklin, IL died Friday, January 12, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

Connie J. (Rich) Oest

January 6, 2018

Connie Jean (Rich) Oest, 61, of Astoria, IL died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at her home in Astoria.  Cremation rites have been accorded and family services are planned for January 13th.  

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Richard D. Miller

January 5, 2018

Richard Dale Miller, 78, of Springfield, IL died Friday, January 5, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.  Cremation rites have been accorded and interment with military honors will take place at Camp Butler National Cemetery on Monday, Januar

Robert Leroy Woodall, Jr.

January 2, 2018

Robert Leroy Woodall, Jr., 93, of Farmersville, IL passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Sunrise Skilled Nursing & Rehab in Virden, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

James Lewis Newlin

January 2, 2018

James Lewis Newlin, 73, of Hillsboro, IL passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded.

Susan Kay (Ritter) Johnson

January 2, 2018

Susan Kay Johnson, 70, a lifelong resident of Springfield, Illinois passed away Tuesday January 2, 2018 at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield. She was born September 1, 1947 in Springfield the daughter of the late Jay and Marcella Ritter. She was p

Mariann Eileen (Gates) Ruh

January 1, 2018

Mariann Eileen (Gates) Ruh, 78, of Springfield, IL passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield.  Cremation rites have been accorded and memorial services are pending.

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.