Category Archives: Obituaries

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NORMAL– Mary L. Mattocks, 89, of Normal, passed away at 12:30 a.m., Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Heritage Health in Normal.  Her funeral will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington.  Burial will be in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington.  Visitation will be from 11:00-1:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral…MORE

Obituary: Koos

Obituary: Koos

Shirley Koos BLOOMINGTON – Shirley Kaufman Koos, 74, of Bloomington, passed away at her Bloomington residence under hospice care. Her memorial service will be held on at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington with Rabbi Rebecca Dubowe officiating.  The visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00pm Sunday at the funeral…MORE

Obituary: Matthew D. Messamore

Obituary: Matthew D. Messamore

  BLOOMINGTON- Matthew DeWayne Messamore, 60, of Bloomington, passed away at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at his home. His memorial visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday April 25th at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Matt was born December 3, 1958…MORE

Obituary: Tomlison

Obituary: Tomlison

Franklin “Jack” Tomlison, 84, Fairbury, died at 11:50 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2019 at Evenglow Inn, Pontiac.MORE

Obituary: Carranza

Obituary: Carranza

Domingo G. Carranza, 87, Chenoa, died at 10:20 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 at his residence surrounded by family.MORE

Obituary: William J. “Bill” Volk

Obituary: William J. “Bill” Volk

  LEXINGTON-  William J. “Bill” Volk, 53 of Lexington, passed away at 8:21 p.m., Thursday, April 4, 2019 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington. His funeral will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 10 at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home in Bloomington with Rev. James Haffener officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April…MORE

Obituary:Delma L. Freed

Obituary:Delma L. Freed

  Fairbury – Delma L. Freed, 94 of Fairbury, died 10:59 pm, Thursday, April 4, 2019 at her residence in Fairbury. Funeral Services will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fairbury with Pastor Tom Krieger officiating. Burial will follow in Chenoa Twp. Cemetery, Chenoa.  Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury is in…MORE

Obituary:Phyllis M. Allan

Obituary:Phyllis M. Allan

Chenoa – Phyllis M. Allan, 82 of Chenoa, died at 3:43 am, Thursday, April 4, 2019 at her son’s residence in Chenoa surrounded by her family. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a memorial service at 7 pm, Friday, April 12, 2019 at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Chenoa with a private family graveside inurnment…MORE

Obituary:Linda L. Jones

Obituary:Linda L. Jones

  Fairbury – Linda L. Jones, 71, of Fairbury, passed away at 10:35am, April 6, 2019 at her residence. Her funeral will be held at 11:00am, Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Lexington Community Church. Pastor Kendall Coffman will be officiating. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8:00pm, Wednesday, April 10,…MORE

Obituary: Luci G. Slagel

Luci G. (Kaeb) Slagel, 53, Forrest, passed away at 3:20 am Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal. Luci was born August 6, 1965 in Watseka, IL the daughter of Norman and Kathryn (Young) Kaeb.  She married Paul Slagel on November 12, 1988 in Cissna Park.  He survives in Forrest. Other survivors…MORE

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