Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituary: Chris L. Sparks

Obituary: Chris L. Sparks

  Chris L. Sparks, 61, of Gibson City, passed away at 1:27 a.m., Sunday, December 9, 2018 at his home. His funeral will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday December 15, 2018 at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington with Rev. Randy Reese officiating.  Burial will be in Hudson Township Cemetery, Hudson.  Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m.,…MORE

Obituary: Mary E. Sheehan

Obituary: Mary E. Sheehan

Mary E. Sheehan, 85, of Bloomington and formerly of Danvers, passed away at 12:08 p.m., Sunday, December 9, 2018 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington. Her service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington.  Burial will follow at Park Lawn Cemetery, Danvers. Visitation will be from…MORE

Obituary: Petersen

Obituary: Petersen

Wayne Henry Petersen, 87, of Fairbury died at 11:10 a.m. Sunday, December 2 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.MORE

Obituary: Wilkins

Daniel J. Wilkins, 67, of Normal, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Heartland Health Care, Normal.MORE

Obituary:Tom Stephens

Obituary:Tom Stephens

  FORREST– Thomas Allen Stephens, 83 of Forrest, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 as a result of a single vehicle accident. A visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00pm, Monday, November 19, 2018 at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury with a Masonic Service at 7:00pm.  His funeral will be at 11:00am, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Forrest…MORE

Obituary:Jon “Mike” Moffitt

BLOOMINGTON–Jon “Mike” Moffitt, 75 of Bloomington, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. Mike’s visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 6-8pm at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington with Military Honors conducted by the Bloomington/Normal American Legion. His graveside service will be held on…MORE

Obituary:Mary Ellen Nylander

Obituary:Mary Ellen Nylander

  FAIRBURY– Mary Ellen Nylander, 90, of Fairbury, passed away at 7:15pm, November 17, 2018, at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury. Her funeral will be held at 10:00am, Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fairbury. Pastor Tom Krieger will be officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury. Visitation will be held from…MORE

Obituary: Karen C. Crull

  Karen C. Crull, 65 of Bloomington, passed away, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at her home. Karen was born on October 23, 1953 in Pontiac, Illinois. She is the daughter of Robert and Genevieve Havener Walls. She married Clayton Crull on July 6, 1989 in Bloomington. He survives. Also surviving are 3 children; Marty (Shannon)…MORE

Obituary:Frank Flannelly III

  Francis T. “Frank” Flannelly III, 59, of Bloomington, passed away at 8:31 p.m., Monday, November 12, 2018 at his home. His funeral will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 16, 2018 at Epiphany Catholic Church, Normal with Monsignor Eric Powell officiating.  Burial will be private.  Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 15 at Carmody-Flynn…MORE

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WJBC Voices: The safe, legal and rare fraud

At one time, Hillary Clinton’s mantra about abortion was that abortion should be “safe, legal, and rare.”  I suspected then that she really meant only the “legal” part, and time has borne out that suspicion.