Our Obituaries

William D. "Bill" Warner

August 20, 1955 - October 8, 2013

William D. "Bill" Warner, 58, of Wellington, IL, passed away at 7:11 P.M. Tuesday October 8, 2013 at his home in Wellington, IL. He was born August 20, 1955 in Danville, IL, the son of Wilbur and Viola Mae (Robertson) Warner. He married Karen Pate on September 17, 1977 at the Chestnut Street Church of Christ in Hoopeston. She survives in Wellington, IL. He is also survived by one daughter,...
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Shirley Lee Calvert

September 23, 1937 - October 3, 2013

Shirley Lee Calvert, 76, of Petersburg, IL, passed away at 10:44 A.M. Thursday October 3, 2013 at Springfield Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. She was born September 23, 1937, in Alvin, IL, the daughter of Steeling and Sophia (Burton) Baker. She married Cleo Calvert on August 20, 1954 in Henning, IL. He preceded her in death. She is survived by four daughters, Virginia Waters of...
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Barbara Jean DeVore

September 4, 1930 - September 26, 2013

Barbara Jean DeVore, 83, of Hoopeston, IL., passed away at 4:35 p.m. Thursday September 26, 2013, at the Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston, IL. The daughter of Roy E. Pinnick and Retta (Jones) Pinnick, she was born on September 4, 1930 in Hoopeston, IL. Barbara married Ronald F. DeVore on May 29, 1947 at the First Presbyterian Church in Hoopeston. He preceded her in death on...
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Agustin "Pa" Gonzalez

February 7, 1923 - September 25, 2013

Agustin Gonzalez, 90, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 10:15 P.M. Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at his home in Hoopeston. He was born February 7, 1923, in Mexico, the son of Agustin and Aurelia (Cabrera) Gonzalez. He married Mary Gomez on November 29, 1952. She survives in Hoopeston. He is survived by one daughter, Laura (Louise) Ruelas of Berwyn, IL; three sons, John Gonzalez of Berwyn, IL,...
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Roy J. Goin, Jr.

December 6, 1937 - September 25, 2013

Roy J. Goin Jr., 75, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 8:43 P.M. on Wednesday September 25, 2013 at his home. He was born December 6, 1937, in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Roy J. Goin Sr. and Lillian (Hansen) Goin. He married Carol F. Pettice on December 21, 1955 in Alvin, IL. She preceded him in death on January 24, 2013. He is survived by three daughters, Crystal (Robert) Bruner of Rossville,...
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Ruth Alma Bushong

December 6, 1915 - September 15, 2013

Ruth Alma Bushong, 97, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 12:50 A.M. Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the Heritage Manor Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Hoopeston, IL. She was born December 6, 1915 in Hoopeston, IL, the daughter of Elmer J. and Emma (Finley) Clouse. She married William Leslie Bushong on June 27, 1944 at Camp Hulen, Texas. He preceded her in death. She is survived by two...
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Richard C. "Dick" Mader, Pastor Emeritus

October 14, 1917 - September 13, 2013

Reverend Richard C. "Dick" Mader Pastor Emeritus, 95, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:42 P.M. Friday, September 13, 2013, at Heritage Manor Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Hoopeston. He was born October 14, 1917, in Harrisburg, PA, the son of Samuel and Mary Ann (Stemler) Mader. He married Madalyn C. Minnich on October 9, 1948 in Boiling Springs, PA. She preceded him in death. He is...
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Barbara Sue Mathews

May 9, 1944 - August 30, 2013

Barbara Sue Mathews, 69, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 1:45 P.M. Friday August 30, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was born May 9, 1944, in Watseka, IL, the daughter of Russell and Evelyn (Lane) Holt. She married Don Mathews in Nashville, TN in 1967. He preceded her in death. She is survived by three daughters, Valarie (Mark) Hinkle of Hoopeston, IL, Jackie (Brian)...
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Earl Lester Stipp

November 28, 1925 - August 28, 2013

Earl Lester Stipp, 87, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 10:50 P.M. Wednesday August 28, 2013 at Heritage Manor Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Hoopeston. He was born November 28, 1925 in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Dalph and Lilie (Martin) Stipp. He married Geneva B. Remole on October 27, 1946 in Potomac, IL. He is survived by his wife Geneva of Rossville, IL; one daughter, Patricia (Danny...
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Emma Belle Adwell

September 13, 1927 - August 28, 2013

Emma Belle Adwell, 85, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 5:56 P.M. Wednesday August 28, 2013, at her home in Rossville, IL. She was born September 13, 1927, in Temple Hill, KY, the daughter of Thomas W. and Wilbur Jenny (Payne) Biggers. She married Roy L. Adwell on December 5, 1946 in Temple Hill, KY. He preceded her in death. She is survived by one daughter, Cathy Phegley of Rossville, IL;...
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Cynthia Ann Greene

March 12, 1928 - August 28, 2013

Cynthia Ann (Winslow) Greene, (85), of Hoopeston, Illinois danced into Jesus' arms on August 28, 2013 at Heritage Health Care. She was born on March 12, 1928, on the family homestead in Grant County, Fairmount, Indiana to Arthur Wendell and Mary Louise (Arnold) Winslow. She met the love of her life at a Rural Youth Conference at Purdue University and on October 12, 1947, she married Paul Sidney...
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Harold Eugene Butzow

July 14, 1940 - August 25, 2013

Harold Eugene Butzow, 73, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 6:15 P.M. Sunday August 25, 2013 at his home in Hoopeston. He was born July 14, 1940, in Danville, IL, the son of Howard and Mildred (Hickman) Butzow. He is survived by two sons, Kevin (Shelia) Butzow of Hoopeston, IL and Eric (Rhonda) Butzow of Georgetown, TX; two daughters, Christy (Timmy) Stacy of Florence, TX and Cindy Carswell ...
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Kenneth C. Gagnon

September 27, 1946 - August 18, 2013

Kenneth C. Gagnon, 66, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 2:10 P.M. Sunday August 18, 2013 at the Carle Hoopeston Regional Medical Center in Hoopeston, IL. He was born September 27, 1946, in Danville, IL, the son of Alfred and Elva (Roberts) Gagnon. He married Donna Turner on October 21, 1966 in Rossville, IL. She survives in Rossville. Other survivors include one daughter, Pam (Allen) Stevens...
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Paulette Kellerhals

February 8, 1947 - August 13, 2013

Paulette Kellerhals, 66, of Hoopeston, IL, formerly of Lafayette, IN, passed away at 8:40 P.M. Tuesday August 13, 2013 at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, IL. She was born February 8, 1947 in Lafayette, IN, the daughter of Earl and Helen (Stewart) Saylors. On January 19, 1969, Paulette married James Kellerhals in Boswell, IN. He preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons,...
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Gwen McCord

November 27, 1953 - August 6, 2013

Gwen E. "Sof" McCord, 59, of Urbana, IL, passed away at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday August 6, 2013 at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, IL. She was born November 27, 1953, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Franklin D. "Jake" and Eileen (Smock) McCord. She is survived by her partner Paula Anderson of Urbana, IL. She is also survived by one brother, Dale McCord; two nephews, Eric McCord and...
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Elizabeth "Peg" Laverne Morgeson Matthews

September 29, 1914 - July 27, 2013

Elizabeth "Peg" Laverne Morgeson Matthews, 98, of Hoopeston, Illinois , passed away at 11:12 P.M. Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Il. Peg was born September 29, 1914, in Rural Rossville to Walter and Ethel (Crusinberry) Morgeson. She married Delbert E. Matthews on August 12, 1933 in Hoopeston , IL.. He preceded her in death. Peg is survived by a son Delbert W...
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Arthur Lee Gonzalez

August 18, 1935 - July 25, 2013

Arthur Lee Gonzalez, 77, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 5:56 P.M. Thursday July, 25, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Lee was born August 18, 1935 in Paxton, IL, the son of Joseph and Hannah (Hansen) Gonzalez. He married Bonnie Lou Bennett on April 24, 1954, at the Central Church of Christ in Effingham, IL. After fifty years of marriage, she preceded him in death on May 3,...
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Norman James "Jim" Pearce

December 23, 1945 - July 15, 2013

Norman James "Jim" Pearce, 67, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 5:42 A.M. Monday July 15, 2013 at his home. He was born December 23, 1945 in Florence, Arizona, the son of Milton and Opal (Meyers) Pearce. He married Donna M. Jones, December 15, 1993 in Fowler, IN. She survives in Hoopeston. Jim is also survived by 2 daughters, 6 sons, 2 sisters, 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He...
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Robert A. "Rob" Danner, Jr.

April 3, 1955 - July 12, 2013

Robert A. Danner Jr., 58, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 4:30 P.M. Friday July 12, 2013, at his home surrounded by family and friends after a year long battle with cancer. He was the oldest son of Robert A. Danner Sr. and Beveline (Powell) Danner. She survives in Danville. A lifelong resident of Rossville, he attended Rossville Schools. He started working as a teenager mowing yards and...
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Dee Ann Fourez

July 21, 1962 - July 4, 2013

Dee Ann Fourez, 50, of Rankin, IL., passed away at 9:40 A.M. Thursday July 4, 2013 at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She was born July 21, 1962, in Watseka, IL the daughter of Paul Gehrke and Nora Anne (Dobberfuhl) Gehrke, who preceded her in death. Dee married Jon A. Fourez on November 30, 1985 in Columbus, OH. He survives in Rankin, IL. Also surviving are two daughters:...
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Cortney Alan Zimmerman

October 24, 1973 - June 27, 2013

Cortney Alan Zimmerman, 39 of Pekin, formerly of Hoopeston, IL, went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 1:15 am June 27, 2013 due to brain cancer. Cortney was born on October 24, 1973 in Watseka, IL to Emery W. and Linda S. (Olson) Zimmerman. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his younger brother, Brock (Kym) Zimmerman, currently stationed in Monterey, CA. Also surviving are...
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Bruce Alan Compton

September 8, 1958 - June 19, 2013

Bruce Alan Compton, 54, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:05 A.M. Wednesday June 19, 2013 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston. He was born September 8, 1958, in Williamsport, IN, the son of Arthur and Oleta (Skinner) Compton. He married Debbie Richards on September 26, 1981, she survives in Hoopeston. He is survived by: one daughter, Carrie Compton of Hoopeston; one son,...
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Mary Coretta Garrison - Bolin

March 14, 1951 - June 10, 2013

Mary Coretta Garrison – Bolin, 62, of Hoopeston, passed away at 11:55 A.M. Monday June 10, 2013 at her home in Hoopeston. She was born March 14, 1951, the daughter of John Homer and Mary Jane (Calvert) Garrison. She is survived by daughters, Jamie (Mike) Petkus of Danville, IL and Amie (Kevin) Lacey of Westville, IL; one son, Ephriam (Melissa) Bolin of Danville, IL; one sister Bertha...
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Lorraine Dorman

February 7, 1918 - June 4, 2013

Lorraine Dorman, 95, of Champaign, IL, formerly of Rankin, IL, passed away at 3:55 P.M. Tuesday June 4, 2013 at the Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City, IL. She was born February 7, 1918, the daughter of Everett Thomas and Nelle Jane "Rusk" Williams. She married W.V. "Bud" Dorman on December 28, 1935. He preceded her in death. She is survived by: one daughter, Janet (Bill) Sutton of Champaign...
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Ruth V. Hickman

August 5, 1920 - June 2, 2013

Ruth V. Hickman, 92, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 2:22 A.M. Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the Heritage Health Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Hoopeston, IL. She was born August 5, 1920, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Charles L. and Judith (Tornquist) Lewis. She attended schools in Rileysberg, IN and then her family moved to Illinois and she attended Oaklawn, Cannon and Danville High...
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Larry Allen Longfellow

December 14, 1948 - June 2, 2013

Larry Allen Longfellow, 64, of Hoopeston, Illinois passed away at 8:56 A.M. Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center. He was born December 14, 1948, the son of Earl and Nadine (Dilly) Longfellow. He married Judy Hurt on June 12, 1972. She survives in Hoopeston. He is also survived by: one daughter, Rebecca (Josh) Siminton of Hoopeston; two sons, Jason Longfellow of...
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Kathleen Marie Agusti

May 11, 1920 - May 26, 2013

Kathleen Marie Agusti, 93, of Champaign, IL, formerly of Danville, IL and Potomac, IL, passed away on Sunday, May 26 at 11:45 p.m. at Champaign Urbana Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Savoy, IL. Kathleen was born on May 11, 1920, in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, daughter of Thomas and Sarah Regan Cosden. She married Dr. Manuel Agusti on August 24, 1946. He preceded her in death on October...
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Steven "Buck" Alt

September 26, 1950 - May 23, 2013

Steven L. "Buck" Alt, 62, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 6:10 P.M. Thursday May 23, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born September 26, 1950 in Watseka, IL, the son of Elmer and Florence (Hauptli) Alt. He is survived by one sister, Cynthia (Mike) Klein of Danville, IL; two brothers, Stanley (Ann) Alt of Gibson City, IL and Wesley (Mary) Alt of Leland, N.C. and several...
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Thomas Allen White

January 8, 1938 - May 22, 2013

Thomas Allen White, 75, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away May 22, 2013 at his home in Hoopeston. Tom was born in War, West Virginia on January 8, 1938, son of Tom White and Juanita (Hankins) White. He married Rosia Gresham on June 19, 1957 in Chicago, IL. She survives in Hoopeston, IL. He is survived by one daughter: Janie Landram of Hoopeston, IL; two sons: John White of Chicago, IL and...
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Joan Sue Johnson

March 18, 1953 - May 11, 2013

Joan Sue Johnson, 60, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 5:50 P.M. on Saturday May 11, 2013 at her home in Hoopeston. She was born March 18, 1953 in Danville, IL, the daughter of Roger and Pauline (Walters) Reckner. She is survived by her mother Pauline Reckner of Hoopeston, IL; one daughter, Megan Braden of Heyworth, IL; two sons, Jeffery (Lisa) Longfellow of Heyworth, IL and Ryan Bane of...
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Frank Thomas Fink

October 26, 1955 - May 9, 2013

Frank Thomas Fink, 57, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 11:20 A.M. Thursday May 9, 2013 at his home in Hoopeston. He was born October 26, 1955 in Danville, IL, the son of Harry Eldon and Ruth Agnes (McGinley) Fink. He married Ida Maria Molina on February 23, 1996 in Danville, IL. She survives in Hoopeston. He is also survived by one daughter, Linda (Daniel) Lugo Jr. of Hoopeston, IL; two...
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Paul Donald Lohnes, Pastor Emeritus

December 16, 1927 - April 8, 2013

Reverend Paul Donald Lohnes Pastor Emeritus, 85, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 5:15 A.M. Monday, April 8, 2013 at Autumn Fields Adult Community in Hoopeston. He was born in Peoria, IL the son of George and Dorothy (Weaver) Lohnes on December 16, 1927. He married Martha Lynn Kook on August 20, 1950 in Peoria, IL. She preceded him in death on August 31, 2011. Paul and Lynn were married for 61...
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June Baird

March 6, 1926 - March 25, 2013

June Baird, 87, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 8:35 P.M. Monday March 25, 2013 at her home after a battle with cancer. She was born Burneda June Kelley on March 6, 1926, the daughter of Clarance "Buck" and Bessie (Green) Kelley, the oldest of seventeen children. She married Joe Baird shortly before he was sent out to Germany during World War II and they had two children, Carol and Greg. Joe...
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Scott Ford

June 13, 1960 - March 24, 2013

Scott J. Ford, 52, of Hoopeston, IL passed away at 5:42 P.M. Sunday March 24, 2013 at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, IL. Per his wishes he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.
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Byron "Barney" Hedgecock

July 10, 1929 - March 23, 2013

Byron Eugene "Barney" Hedgecock, 83, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 5:00 A.M. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care in Hoopeston, IL. He was born July 10, 1929, in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Ross C. and Edythe M. (Odle) Hedgecock. He married Darlene Larrabee on July 16, 1950 at the Hoopeston Church of the Nazarene. She survives in Hoopeston. He is survived by...
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Vera Marie Sproll

August 24, 1927 - March 8, 2013

Vera Marie Sproll, 85, of Hoopeston, IL, formerly of Wellington, IL, passed away at 11:16 A.M. Friday March 8, 2013 at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was born August 24, 1927 in Donovan, IL, the daughter of Ira and Adela (Hokinson) Swartz. She married Richard Sproll on September 11, 1947 at the Donovan Church of Christ in Donovan, IL. He preceded her in death in 2005. She is...
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Franklyn Dewey "Ty" Lee

March 2, 1920 - March 8, 2013

Franklyn (Ty) Lee, 93, passed away at 5:55 A.M. on Friday March 8, 2013 at the Country Terrace Independent Living in Hoopeston, IL after an extended illness. The fourth of seven children, he was born in the East Lynn area on March 2, 1920 son of Roy and Ruth (Crane) Lee. He attended the East Lynn schools. Ty married Marjorie Mae Benbow on January 25, 1942 at her parents' home. They were...
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Melville Richardson

November 20, 1933 - March 7, 2013

Melville Ross "Mel" Richardson, 79, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 3:35 A.M. Thursday March 7, 2013 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care in Hoopeston, IL. He was born November 20, 1933, in Brown County, IN, the son of Lester and Maggie (Kent) Richardson. He is survived by five daughters, Becky (Bob) Milburn of Hoopeston, IL, Brenda Richardson of Freedom, IN, Linda Davis of Spencer, IN...
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Elmer Leon Probasco

February 7, 1938 - February 18, 2013

Elmer "Leon" Probasco, 75, of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 3:27 P.M. Monday February 18, 2013 at the Bay Pines VA Hospital in Bay Pines, FL. He was born February 7, 1938, at his home in Grant Township, IL, the son of Elmer McKinley and Opal Marie (Lane) Probasco. He married Carol (Perret) Szostek and later married Georgann (Costigan) Probasco. He then married Ginny...
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Mildred R. Newman

February 14, 2013

Mildred Rosetta Newman, 95, of Rankin, IL. passed away at 12:30 A.M. Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Heritage Manor Rehabilitation and Senior Living Center in Hoopeston, IL. Mildred was born November 17, 1917 in Hoopeston, IL, daughter of Albert Connor and Mary (Malady) Connor. Mildred married Hugh Newman on December 29, 1938 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Rankin, IL. He preceded...
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Wilford "Tuck" Compton

February 28, 1921 - February 13, 2013

Wilford "Tuck" Compton, 91, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:12 A.M. Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at his home. Wilford was born February 28, 1921 in Faubush, KY, son of Chester Compton and Hattie (Widdle) Compton Kennedy. Tuck married Helen Webb on April 10, 1950 in Hoopeston, IL. She survives in Hoopeston. He is also survived by one son: Steve (Verna) Compton of Hoopeston, IL; three...
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Paul J. Denault, Jr.

April 26, 1949 - February 3, 2013

Paul J. Denault Jr., 63, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 1:42 A.M. Sunday February 3, 2013 at the Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston, IL. He was born April 26, 1949, in Des Moines, IA, the son of Paul Joseph and Helen Augusta (Bakula) Denault. He is survived by one daughter Lisa Yvette (David) Denault-Hay of Round Lake Heights, IL; one son Erick Allen Denault of Ingelside, IL...
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Monty Reed

October 21, 1936 - January 27, 2013

Monty Reed, 76, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 9:03 P.M. Sunday January 27, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born October 21, 1936 in Danville, IL, the son of Russell and Hilda (Branson) Reed. He is survived by a sister-in-law, Karen Reed of Hoopeston, IL; one nephew, Jason (Dianna) Reed of Milford, IL and two great-nephews, Blake and Jacob Cole Reed of Milford. He...
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Carol Faye Goin

February 7, 1936 - January 24, 2013

Carol Faye Goin, 76, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 11:48 P.M. Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center. Carol was born February 7, 1936 in Alvin, IL, daughter of Oliver B. Pettice and Ethel "Jack" (Irvin) Pettice. Carol married Roy J. Goin Jr. on December 21, 1955 in Rossville, IL. He survives in Rossville. She is also survived by one son: James ...
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Wendy Lee Menschell

December 15, 1951 - January 24, 2013

Wendy Lee Menschel, 61, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:46 P.M. Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center. Wendy was born on December 15, 1951 in Danville, IL, daughter of Harvey Leon Goodrum and Alta Marie (Page) Goodrum. Wendy married Steven P. Menschel on October 27, 1984 in Hoopeston, IL. He survives in Hoopeston. She is also survived by one son: Kip...
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Charles S. "Sid" Johns

July 11, 1925 - January 17, 2013

Charles S. "Sid" Johns, 87, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:39 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born on July 11, 1925 in Marion, IL. He was the son of Charlie and Bertie (Hudgens) Johns. Charles married Barbara Eastman on August 7, 1943. She passed away on December 18, 1997. Charles later married Joann (Gudeman) Young on December 11, 1999...
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Betty Elaine Beatty

October 7, 1924 - January 15, 2013

Betty Elaine Beatty, 88, of Watseka, IL, passed away at 9:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Watseka Rehab and Healthcare Center in Watseka, IL. She was born October 7, 1924, in Hammond, IN, the daughter of William F. and Cleo E. (Stewart) Eggebrect. She married Andrew Edward Beatty in Danville, IL. He preceded her in death. She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Patricia J. Burch of...
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John Reed

December 7, 1940 - January 12, 2013

John Richard Reed, 72, of Cheneyville, IL, passed away at 5:34 P.M. Saturday January 12, 2013 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center. He was born December 7, 1940, in Danville, IL, the son of Russell and Hilda (Branson) Reed. He is survived by one brother, Monty Reed of Cheneyville, IL; one sister-in-law, Karen Reed of Hoopeston, IL; one nephew Jason (Dianna) Reed of Milford, IL and two...
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Sydni Kay Blackwell

October 15, 1992 - January 11, 2013

Sydni Kay Blackwell, 20, of Williamsport, IN, passed away at 12:45 PM. Friday January 11, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was born October 15, 1992, in Hoopeston, IL. She is survived by her father Craig Blackwell (Kristi Edwards) and her mother Suzi (Hultquist) Etchison and step-father Burt Etchison. She is also survived by her grandparents, Rozanna (Ray) Estep of...
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Holden James Irons

September 11, 2012 - January 9, 2013

Holden James Irons, 3 months old, of Hoopeston, IL was received into the Lord's arms on Wednesday January 9, 2013 at 12:25 P.M. Holden was born September 11, 2012 in Danville, IL, the son of Jeremy August Irons and Eliza Jane (Young) Irons. They survive. He is also survived by two brothers: Augustus Jay Irons and Cayden Michael Irons of Hoopeston, IL; one sister: Peyton Jane Irons of...
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Karen Sue "Kay" Hurt

July 15, 1939 - January 7, 2013

Karen Sue "Kay" Hurt, 73, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:55 A.M. Monday January 7, 2013 at her home. She was born July 15, 1939 in Rossville, IL. She was raised by her loving grandparents George and Mary Wintersteen. Kay married Paul Hurt July 9, 1955, in Covington, IN. He preceded her in death in 1975. She is also survived by four daughters, Brenda (Greg) Kelnhofer of rural Hoopeston,...
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Ronald "Ronnie" Reed

March 9, 1942 - January 4, 2013

Ronald Jo "Ronnie" Reed, 70, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 5:28 A.M. Friday January 4, 2013 at his home in Hoopeston, IL. He was born March 9, 1942 in Danville, IL, the son of Russell "Bus" and Hilda (Branson) Reed. He married Karen Sue Hannie on January 5, 1973. She survives in Hoopeston. He is also survived by one son, Jason (Dianna) Reed of Milford, IL; two brothers, Monty Reed and John...
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Eunice Gladys Thompson

February 26, 1921 - January 3, 2013

Eunice Gladys Thompson, 91, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 10:05 A.M. Thursday January 3, 2013 at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, IL. She was born February 26, 1921 in Berksville, KY, the daughter of James and Edna (Ward) Thacker. She married Glenn Ross Thompson on October 23, 1941 in Peoria, IL. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2007. She is survived by two...
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Larry Oliver Martin

March 8, 1945 - January 2, 2013

Larry Oliver Martin, 67, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 6:13 a.m. Thursday January 2, 2013 at his home in Rossville. He was born on March 8, 1945 in Danville, IL, the son of Robert and Sylvia (High) Martin. He married Charlotte Guffey on October 14, 1977 in Hoopeston. She survives in Rossville. Larry is also survived by two sons; Jason (Michelle) Martin of Partlow, VA and Phillip (Francine)...
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Woodrow Clayton Howard

March 6, 1918 - December 26, 2012

Woodrow Clayton Howard, 94, of South Holland, IL, formerly of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 11:50 P.M. Wednesday December 26, 2012 at Franciscan St. Margaret Heath in Hammond, IN. He was born March 6, 1918 in Gibson City, IL, the son of Claude and Jevena (Farley) Howard. He married Helen Louise Carlson on January 4, 1940 at his parent's farm home in Illinois. She survives in South Holland, IL....
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David Allen Cornelius

January 29, 1953 - December 23, 2012

David Allen Cornelius, 59, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away surrounded by his family at 5:40 P.M. Sunday December 23, 2012 at his home in Hoopeston, IL. He was born January 29, 1953 in Paxton, IL, the son of George and Shirley (Boehme) Cornelius. He married DiAnna Longfellow on May 23, 1987 in Cissna Park, IL. She survives in Hoopeston. He is also survived by his mother Shirley Cornelius of...
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Jacqueline Reckner

March 8, 1947 - December 22, 2012

Jacqueline Lee Reckner, 65, of Columbus, OH, formerly of Hoopeston, IL, passed away Saturday December 22, 2012, at her home. She was born March 8, 1947, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Roger and Pauline (Walters) Reckner. She is survived by her mother Pauline Reckner of Hoopeston, IL, one sister Joan Reckner Johnson of Hoopeston, IL; one niece, Megan Longfellow Braden; two nephews, Jeff ...
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James C. Roberts

September 11, 1929 - December 21, 2012

James Clarence Roberts, 83, of Danville, IL, passed away at 11:32 A.M. Friday December 21, 2012 at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Danville, IL. He was born September 11, 1929, in Boswell, IN, the son of William Elmer and Mamie Larie (Farrar) Roberts. He married Frances Hardwick on March 11, 1950 in Hoopeston, IL. She preceded him in death on February 17, 2010. He is survived by: one daughter,...
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Edward J McLaughlin

July 2, 1935 - December 20, 2012

Edward J. McLaughlin, 77, of Hoopeston, IL passed away at 7:55 A.M. Thursday December 20, 2012 at his home in Hoopeston. He was born July 2, 1935 in Chicago, IL the son of Emmett P. McLaughlin and Irene Margaret (Kenny) McLaughlin. Edward married Ellen J. Gasser on January 9, 1954 at the St. Lawrence Church in Chicago, IL. She survives in Hoopeston. Mr. McLaughlin is survived by three sons...
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Wanda June Elliot

October 19, 1948 - December 6, 2012

Wanda June Elliott, 64, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away Thursday December 6, 2012 at 4:15 A.M. at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL Wanda was born on October 19, 1948 in Danville, IL the daughter of Henry Hugh Isom and Silva Fern (Heightshoe) Isom. She married Ronnie S. Elliott on May 1, 1992 in Danville, IL; he survives in Hoopeston, IL. Surviving family includes one son: Ryan ...
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Jack Herbert Simpson

March 1, 1937 - November 29, 2012

Jack Herbert Simpson, 75, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away Thursday November 29, 2012 at 8:28 P.M. at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Jack was born March 1, 1937, in Lovington, IL the son of Samuel Bert Simpson and Kate (Borders) Simpson. He married Barbara Benson February 6, 1962 in Danville, IL; she survives in Hoopeston, IL. Surviving family includes two sons: Danny (Amanda)...
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Mildred Millie Sullivan

October 28, 1923 - November 28, 2012

Mildred "Millie" Sullivan, 89, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 4:20 A.M. Wednesday November 28, 2012 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston. She was born October 28, 1923 in Cherokee, KS, the daughter of Ignac and Mary (Kaprinikar) Cerne. She married Jack Sullivan on December 2, 1944 in Melrose Park, IL. He preceded her in death on November 16, 1993. She is survived by,...
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Dorothy Wagoner

January 17, 1924 - November 25, 2012

Dorothy Wagoner, 88, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 2:37 A.M. Sunday November 25, 2012 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston, IL. She was born January 17, 1924 in Nancy, KY, the daughter of Esto and Docia (Gaskin) Wilson. She married Joseph P. Wagoner on September 17, 1950 in Hoopeston, IL. He preceded her in death March 3, 2004. She leaves two wonderful children one...
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Charles Winters Jr.

March 9, 1932 - November 23, 2012

Charles V. Winters Jr., 80, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 6:27 A.M. Friday November 23, 2012 at his home in Hoopeston. He was born March 9, 1932 in Plainfield, IN, the son of Charles Verlon and Myrtle Marie (Warner) Winters Sr. He is survived by 3 sisters, Charlotte A. (Joe) Racz of Danville, IL, Sandra K. Winters of Hoopeston, IL and Beverly J. Mariage of Hoopeston, IL; 3 brothers, Lester...
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James Arthur "Jim" Shoufler, Sr.

March 3, 1941 - November 21, 2012

James Arthur "Jim" Shoufler Sr., 71, of Hoopeston, IL, formerly of Milford, IL, passed away at 4:18 P.M. Wednesday November 21, 2012 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born March 3, 1941 in Watseka, IL, the son of John "Jack" and Pearl (Finnley) Shoufler. He married Jennifer Clingenpeel on July 10, 1975 in Powderly, KY. She survives in Hoopeston. He is also survived by: three...
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Beverly Jean Wallace

February 18, 1929 - November 20, 2012

Beverly Jean Wallace, 83, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away 11:25 P.M. Tuesday November 20, 2012 at Heritage Manor Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Hoopeston, IL. She was born February 18, 1929 in Rossville, IL, the daughter of Arthur and Hattie (Bertram) Cornell. She married Robert Jack Wallace on October 31, 1947 in Hoopeston, IL. He preceded her in death on February 22, 2007. She is...
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David Eugene Johnson

September 28, 1954 - November 15, 2012

David Eugene "Dave" Johnson, 58, of Oakwood, IL formerly of Hoopeston, IL passed away at 12:09 P.M. Thursday, November 15, 2012 at his home in Oakwood with his family surrounding him. He was born September 28, 1954 in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of Robert Johnson Sr. and Virginia (Reynolds) Johnson. David married Rhonda Ann Robling on October 2, 1976 at the Westside Nazarene Church in Hoopeston, IL. ...
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Thomas John Layden

January 19, 1921 - November 3, 2012

Thomas John Layden, 91, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 12:45 A.M. on Saturday November 3, 2012 at his daughter's home in Fair Play, South Carolina. He was born January 19, 1921 in Cheneyville, IL, the son of Edward and Cornelius (Fitzgerald) Layden. Mr. Layden graduated from Rossville High School and attended St. Joseph's University in Rensselaer, IN and Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI...
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Mary Josephine Banks

November 21, 1917 - November 2, 2012

Mary Josephine Banks, 94, of Hoopeston, IL passed away at 12:41 P.M. Friday November 2, 2012 at the Heritage Health Nursing Home in Hoopeston, IL. Mary was born November 21, 1917 in Malin, County Donegal in Ireland, daughter of Michael and Mary McLaughlin. She married Herman E. Banks on June 2, 1945 in London, England. He preceded her in death on May 26, 2002. Surviving are two sons:...
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Ruth Margaret Carmin

October 11, 1917 - October 4, 2012

Ruth Margaret Carmin, 94, passed away peacefully in her sleep at 2:22 P.M. Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Country Terrace Senior Living Apartments in Hoopeston, IL. She was born October 11, 1917 on the family farm in Sugar Creek, just west of Milford, IL. Her parents were James and Leona (Highsmith) Laird. She was the fifth of eight children; Ray (Helen) Laird, Roy ...
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Frances M. Long

March 17, 1920 - September 22, 2012

Frances M. Long, 92, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 4:00 A.M. Saturday September 22, 2012 at the Hoopeston Community Memorial Nursing Home. She was born March 17, 1920, in Rankin, IL, the daughter of Gustav and Bertha (Brenner) Seidel. She married Joseph I. Long on April 27, 1941, in Rankin, IL. He preceded her in death. She is survived by: two sons, Thomas R. (Doris) Long Sr. of St. Joseph...
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Fernando Garcia-Galvan

April 22, 1918 - September 21, 2012

Fernando Garcia – Galvan, 94, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 1:10 A.M. Friday September 21, 2012 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born April 22, 1918, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, the son of Luciano and Petra (Galvan) Garcia. He married Anita Gomez on October 16, 1950 in New Mexico. She preceded him in death. He is survived by: three daughters, Petra Casey of Dallas, TX,...
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Manuela Vela

April 28, 1964 - September 20, 2012

Manuela Vela, 48, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 6:20 A.M. September 20, 2012 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was born April 28, 1964 in Hoopeston, IL, the daughter of Higinio and Adelina (Mendoza) Vela Sr.. She is survived by: her mother Adelina Vela; significant other, Guadalope Hernandez of Hoopeston, IL; one daughter, Amanda Polomo (Ryan Carlson); two sons, Noe Eli Vela...
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Jacquelyn L. "Jackie" Stump

September 14, 1942 - September 20, 2012

Jacquelyn L. "Jackie" Stump, 70, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 3:15 A.M. Thursday September 20, 2012 at her home. She was born September 14, 1942 in Danville, IL, the daughter of Joe McGrew and Virginia (Stewart) McGrew. She was later adopted by Bruce C. Kider. She married Richard Stump on October 1, 1961 at St. James United Methodist Church in Danville, IL. He survives in Rossville, IL. ...
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Shirley Ann Abbott

February 25, 1933 - September 19, 2012

Shirley Ann Abbott, 79, of Dublin, OH, formerly of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 7:45 P.M. Wednesday September 19, 2012 at the Mayfair Village Nursing Care Center in Columbus, OH. She was born February 25, 1933, the daughter of Thomas and Toy (Absher) Walters. Shirley married Richard "Dick" Abbott on December 22, 1951 in Hoopeston, IL. He preceded her in death on January 8, 1990. She is...
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John Vernon "Vern" Gholson, Jr.

November 8, 1922 - September 7, 2012

John Vernon "Vern" Gholson Jr., 89, of Hoopeston, IL, quietly slipped away to be with the Lord at 4:30 P.M. Friday September 7, 2012 at the Hoopeston Community Memorial Nursing Home in Hoopeston, IL. He was born November 8, 1922 in Hoopeston, IL, the son of John Vernon Sr. and Helen Aletha (Thornburg) Gholson. On May 31, 1942 he wed Nora Dean Fink. She preceded him in death on October 24, 1985...
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Sylvia Simpson

March 14, 1933 - August 29, 2012

Sylvia Marie Simpson, 79, of Hoopeston passed away at 9:20 P.M. Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Sylvia was born March 14, 1933 in Hoopeston, IL; daughter of John McGinley and Dorothy (Whittington) McGinley. She married Earl Eugene Simpson on April 25, 1953 in Hoopeston, IL. Earl preceded her in death on December 14, 2009. Sylvia is survived by a...
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Carol Jean Kaeb

February 16, 1964 - August 20, 2012

Carol Jean Kaeb, 48, of Hemet, CA, formerly of Cissna Park, IL, passed away at 1:12 A.M. Monday August 20, 2012 at her home in Hemet, CA. She was born February 16, 1964 in Danville, IL, the daughter of Henry and Margaret (Salvadori) Kaeb. She is survived by: one sister, Mary Anne Kaeb of Hemet, CA; two brothers, Don Kaeb of Hoopeston, IL and Raymond Kaeb of Cissna Park, IL. She was preceded...
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Anna Lorraine Stockwill

August 10, 1924 - August 14, 2012

Anna Lorraine Stockwill, 88, of Potomac, passed away at 2:40 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at her home. She was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Fort Branch, Ind., the daughter of Emery Peyton and Cora Ethel (Colvin) Rumble. She married Ralph Vernon Stockwill on July 12, 1946, in Hoopeston. He survives in Potomac. She also is survived by one daughter, Connie Sue (David) Johnson of Charlotte,...
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Robert Asa Johnson

March 5, 1924 - August 11, 2012

Robert Asa Johnson, 88, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 6:15 A.M. Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born March 5, 1924 in Marengo, Iowa, the son of Asa and Abigail (Bigbee) Johnson. He married Wilma Elizabeth Hamilton on March 26, 1947 in Troy, KS. She survives in Rossville, IL. Other survivors include: two daughters; Patrice (Wayne) Huston of...
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Marcia Bradshaw

January 7, 1963 - July 29, 2012

Marcia Lynn Bradshaw, 49, of Danville, IL, passed away at 9:29 A.M. Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, IL. She was born January 7, 1963, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Lucy Floyd Cross. She is survived by her mother Lucy Cross of Hoopeston, IL; three sisters, Patricia Pickett of Hoopeston, IL, Pamela Lindsey of Hoopeston, IL, and Crystal Nelson of...
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David Joseph Schmidt

August 1, 1938 - July 16, 2012

David Joseph Schmidt, 73, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 4:55 A.M. July 16, 2012 at his home in Hoopeston. He was born August 1, 1938, in Louisville, KY, the son of Ralph Schmidt and Hazel (Duffey) Leaser. He married Shala "Jeannie" Anderson on April 7, 1987 in Henderson, KY. She survives in Hoopeston He is also survived by one step-daughter; Shala (Jeff) Funk of Hoopeston, IL, one step...
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Vernon Franklin Fink

July 19, 1922 - July 9, 2012

Vernon Franklin Fink, 89, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 9:31 A.M. Monday, July 9, 2012, at his home. He was born July 19, 1922 in Attica, IN, the son of Andrew and Lacie (Solomon) Fink. He married Marjorie Sides on July 3, 1946 in Champaign, IL. She preceded him in death. He is survived by two daughters, Joy Koehler of Hayes, VA and Darla Crawford of Hoopeston, IL; four sons, Robert ...
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Gladys M. Turner

February 19, 1921 - July 4, 2012

Gladys M. Turner, 91, of Rossville, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Hoopeston Community Memorial Nursing Home, Hoopeston. She was born Feb. 19, 1921, in Rossville to Wilbur Lewis and Marie (McCluskey) Lewis. She married Leland Turner May 31, 1941, in Gary, Ind. He preceded her in death on Sept. 23, 1990. Also surviving: daughter, Donna (Kenneth) Gagnon of...
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Robert Lynn Irvin

May 29, 1955 - June 14, 2012

Robert Lynn Irvin, 57, of Hoopeston, passed away at 8:50 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2012, at his home in Hoopeston. He was born May 29, 1955, in Danville to Robert H. Irvin and Dovie M. (Cross) Irvin Fouse. Survivors include: sons, Tommy (Heather) Bretzinger, of Rensselaer, Ind., and Robby Irvin, of Hoopeston; stepson, Josh Inman, of Hoopeston; stepdaughter, Jessi Wilson, of Pine Village, Ind....
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Dorothy M. Campana

May 9, 1917 - June 14, 2012

Dorothy M. Campana, 95, passed away at 10:10 P.M. on Thursday June 14, 2012, at Asta Care Center in Paxton, IL. She was born on May 9, 1917 in Crawford County, Indiana, the daughter of Charles and Ophia (Crothers) Cuzzort. She married Samuel Campana. He preceded her in death June 10, 1994. She is survived by one son in law, Joel Green; four sisters, Betty Wheeler, Louise Troxel, Mary "Treedy"...
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Breyden Eades

August 9, 2011 - June 13, 2012

Breyden Wesley Eades, 10 months old, was received into Heaven to be with Jesus on Wednesday June 13, 2012 at 10:04 A.M. He is survived by his parents, Brandon Wesley Eades and Francene Ann King. A private family memorial service with a balloon release was held Friday June 15, 2012 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston, IL.
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Judith "Judy" Pelser

August 29, 1941 - June 12, 2012

Judith Ann "Judy" Pelser, 70, of Trinity, AL, passed away on June 12, 2012 at her home. She was born August 29, 1941, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Samuel Joseph and Ruth Ann Pratt. She married Emil D. Pelser, who preceded her in death. She is survived by three daughters, Cathy J. (Larry) Whisenant of Trinity, AL, Lisa (Bobby) Nichols of Danville, AL and Sandy (Jim) Tomlinson of Danville,...
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Victor Salinas

January 16, 1946 - June 4, 2012

Victor Salinas, 66, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 7:50 P.M. Monday June 4, 2012, at Provena Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, IL. He was born January 16, 1946 in La Grulla, Texas, the son of Eliverio and Olga (Lopez) Salinas. He married Carolina Colunga on November 21, 1965 in Hoopeston, IL. She survives in Hoopeston. He is also survived by: four daughters, Martha Alicia (Jerry) De La...
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Joyce Ellen Garrison

October 15, 1942 - May 30, 2012

Joyce Ellen (Tyler) Garrison, 69, of Hoopeston, IL passed this life on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 7:37 P.M. at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Joyce was born on October 15, 1942 in Paxton, IL, daughter of Earl F. Tyler and Sylvia R. (Sinn) Tyler. She married Thomas R. Garrison on July 15, 1961. Tom passed away on October 15, 2006 after a long illness. Joyce is survived by three...
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W. Opal Norman

February 23, 1931 - May 27, 2012

W. Opal Norman, 81, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 6:30 A.M. Sunday May 27, 2012, at the Hoopeston Community Memorial Nursing Home. She was born on February 23, 1931 in Wayne County, KY the daughter of Emery and Icey S. (Acrey) Denney. She married Ray Leo Norman on October 25, 1950 in Turkey Run, Indiana. He preceded her in death. She is survived by three sons, Dennis (Kathy) Norman of...
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Richard Jon Gonzalez

February 28, 1982 - May 23, 2012

Richard Jon Gonzalez, 30, of Hoopeston, IL. passed away unexpectedly at 4:27 A.M. Wednesday, May 23, 2012. He was born February 28, 1982, in Oak Park, IL., son of Arthur and Margaret (Williams) Gonzalez whom survives in Hoopeston, IL. He is also survived by five sons Noah Gonzalez, Richie "Jr" Gonzalez, Brandon Salgaro, Julian McKelvey and Gabrial Gonzalez; two daughters Alyssa Gonzalez and...
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Kathie Dalton

January 18, 1963 - May 16, 2012

Kathie Dalton, 49, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 9:54 A.M. Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born January 18, 1963, in Anchorage, Alaska, the daughter of Norman Lee and Betty (Lane) Carter. She is survived by her soul mate of 10 ½ years, Steve Hanson of Hoopeston, IL; her mother Betty Carter of Hoopeston, IL; one daughter Michelle Dalton of West...
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Arthur Thomas "Tom" Galloway

March 15, 1934 - May 11, 2012

Arthur Thomas "Tom" Galloway,78 of Hoopeston, Illinois passed away at 2:42 P.M. on Friday, May 11,2012 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL. He was born March, 15, 1934 in Hoopeston, IL. He was the son of J.W. and Evalena McBeath Galloway. He married Sally Edwards on October 6, 1956. She survives in Hoopeston. He is also survived by two sons, Arthur Thomas Galloway II of Hoopeston,...
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Marlene Louise Etzkorn

January 27, 1943 - May 9, 2012

Marlene Louise Etzkorn, 69, of Watseka, IL, passed peacefully surrounded by family at 11:00 P.M. Wednesday May 9, 2012 at the Gilman Healthcare Center in Gilman, IL. She was born January 27, 1943 in Chicago, IL, daughter of Louis Mac Girvin and Josephine (Sospenzi) Mac Girvin. She was the loving mother of two sons: John (Debbie) Etzkorn of Bellefontaine, OH and Kevin (Susan) Etzkorn of Carmel,...
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Ronald "Ronnie" Byerly

February 25, 1955 - April 30, 2012

Ronald "Ronnie" Byerly, 57, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:12 A.M. Monday April 30, 2012, at the Hoopeston Community Memorial Hospital in Hoopeston, IL. He was born February 25, 1955, the son of Everett James and Mary Jane (Phillips) Byerly. He is survived by two brothers, Robert Byerly of Hoopeston, IL and Kenneth Byerly of Hoopeston, IL; two sisters, Linda K. Foster of Winfield, TN and...
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Sara Jane Johnson

November 30, 1954 - April 26, 2012

Sara Jane Johnson, 57, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 2:24 A.M., Thursday April 26, 2012, at her home. She was born November 30, 1954, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Samuel Henry and Eileen Mae (Beshears) Potter. She married Clark Johnson on March 5, 1977 at the United Methodist Church in Rossville, IL. He survives in Hoopeston. She is also survived by one daughter, Samantha Jane...
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Michael Brian "Mick" Rutledge

December 7, 1962 - April 22, 2012

Michael Brian "Mick" Rutledge, 49, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 12:50 A.M. Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the Hoopeston Community Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 7, 1962, in Watseka, IL, the son of Carl Lee and Linda Kay (Ashby) Rutledge. He is survived by his mother, Linda Rutledge of Hoopeston, IL; four sisters, Carolyn (Clarance "Gus") Cullivan of Fowler, IN, Carla Rutledge ...
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Wilma McPherson

December 10, 1926 - April 21, 2012

Wilma McPherson, 85, of Milford, IL, passed away at 7:58 P.M. on Saturday April 21, 2012 at her home. She was born December 10, 1926 in Offenbach, Germany, the daughter of Karl and Margaretha (Lange) Seitz. She married Frank McPherson Sr. on February 1956. He preceded her in death. She is survived by one daughter, Rose Mary (Reiner) Kline of Germany; two sons, James (Teri) McPherson of...
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Brenda P Hardison

April 7, 1949 - April 13, 2012

Brenda P. Hardison, 63, of Hoopeston, Illinois, formerly of Gardner, MA, passed away at 10:45 p.m. on Friday April 13, 2012 at the Hoopeston Community Memorial Hospital. She was born April 7, 1949 in Gardner, MA. She was the daughter of Ernest J. and Helen M. (Beem) Boucher. Brenda married Charlie Hardison, who preceded her in death. Per her wishes she will be cremated and a burial will be...
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