Category Archives: Obituaries

Harlod Lloyd Hish

Harlod Lloyd Hish

Harold Lloyd Hish, 89, of Harbor Springs, MI formerly of Fairbury; passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Pineview Cottage in Harbor Springs, Michigan.MORE

Hunter Thomas Smith

Hunter Thomas Smith

HUDSON – Hunter Thomas Smith, 22, of Normal, passed away at 5:12 a.m., Sunday, July 7 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria surrounded by his family. His funeral will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 11 at the Hudson Baptist Church, 312 Walnut St., Hudson, IL with Rev. Anet Satvedi officiating.  Visitation will…MORE

OBITUARY:Anna Eileen Paternoster Sohn

OBITUARY:Anna Eileen Paternoster Sohn

  FAIRBURY- Anna Eileen Paternoster Sohn, 99, Fairbury, died at 8:29 pm Friday, June 21, 2019 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury. Her funeral will be at 2:00 pm Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church, Fairbury with Pastor Dan Robertson officiating.  Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury.  Visitation will be 1:00 to…MORE

Elaine Johnson

Elaine Johnson

Elaine I. Johnson, 84, of Bloomington, passed away at 6:16 a.m., Sunday, June 16, 2019 at her home.  She and her husband are together again. MORE

James Phillips

James W. Phillips, 95 of Bloomington, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.MORE

Mary Schumacher

Mary Schumacher

Mary Schumacher, 94 of Normal, passed away at 7:15 a.m., Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.MORE

Corrine M. Foley

Corrine M. Foley

Corrine M. Foley, 81, of Bloomington, passed away at 11:25 p.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 at her home.MORE

Elsie Marie Rebman

Elsie Marie Rebman

Elsie Marie Rebman, 87, of Normal, passed away at 5:49 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Heritage Health in Normal.MORE

Geraldine Boyle Becker

Geraldine Boyle Becker

Geraldine Boyle Becker, 83, of Bloomington, passed away at 4:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, Normal.MORE

Donna Joyce Lindelof

Donna Joyce Lindelof

Donna Joyce Lindelof, 90, of the Bickford House in Bloomington, formerly of Sibley, passed away at 7:18 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal. MORE

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