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  • Harold Richardson, 85 Savoy, Illinois

    July 7, 1926 - May 6, 2012

    Harold E. Richardson of Savoy, IL, formerly of Sun City Center, FL, passed away Sunday May 6, 2012. Harold enjoyed all sports, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his son, Terry L...

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    Richard Lacy, 87 Normal, Illinois

    November 24, 1924 - May 5, 2012

    Richard "Dean" Lacy, 87, of Normal, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the home that he built 55 years ago. He was born November 24, 1924 in Pearl, IL, son of Beatrice V. Wheeler Lacy. He married Mary...

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  • Douglas Hoss Chistensen, Sr., 78 Rock Falls, Illinois

    September 17, 1933 - May 4, 2012

    Douglas "Hoss" Christensen, Sr, age 78, died Friday, May 5, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Douglas was born September 17, 1933 in Sterling, the son of Harry and Marie (Garland) Christensen. He served his...

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  • Harvey E. Miensma Obituary Photo
    Harvey E. Miensma, 94 Albany, Illinois

    October 12, 1917 - May 5, 2012

    Harvey Eugene Miensma, 94 of Albany, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Harbor Crest Nursing Home in Fulton. Harvey was born October 12, 1917 in Morrison a son of Amos and Sara (VanKampen) Miensma. He married Clara Rus...

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  • Jenny Jensen, 97 Chicago, Illinois

    January 13, 1915 - April 28, 2012

    Jenny, 13 years old, immigrated to Amercia from Nykobing (Mors) Denmark in 1928 with her mother, three brothers and two sisters. With her mother seasick the entire voyage, the task of caring for the younger children...

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    Betty J Alderson, 81 Springfield, Illinois

    January 4, 1931 - May 4, 2012

    Betty J. Alderson, 81, of Springfield, died at 12:01 pm, Friday, May 4, 2012 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. She was born January 4, 1931 in Cornland, Illinois to Lewis and June Shanle Ramthun. She married...

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  • Kathryn Joy Houk, 66 Oswego, Illinois

    May 10, 1945 - April 30, 2012

    Houk, Kathryn Joy Age 66 of Oswego, Illinois, passed at Edward Community Hospital after a brief but valiant fight with Cancer. Joy was born in 1945 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania to the late Edward and Kathryn...

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  • Jacqueline "Jackie" G. Hanlon, 89 Northbrook, Illinois

    June 1, 1922 - May 5, 2012

    Jacqueline Gladney Hanlon of Libertyville Jacqueline Gladney Hanlon, 89, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012. She was born June 1, 1922, in Pueblo, Colo., and grew up in Nebraska. She attended the University of...

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  • Petronella "Pat" R. Buttell Obituary Photo
    Petronella "Pat" R. Buttell, 83 Crete, Illinois

    January 5, 1929 - May 6, 2012

    PETRONELLA "PAT" R. BUTTELL (HARTMAN) Age 83, of Crete, passed away Sunday, May 6th, 2012 at her home in Crete. Pat is survived by her loving family, daughter, Regan (Terry) Teske, grandchildren, Cameron ...

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  • Katherine Mary Wainscott Obituary Photo
    Katherine Mary Wainscott, 92 Decatur, Illinois

    February 8, 1920 - May 7, 2012

    Decatur- Katherine Mary Wainscott, 92, of Decatur, passed away Monday, May 7, 2012, in St. Mary's Hospital. Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Monday, May 14, 2012 , in St. Patrick Catholic Church...

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