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GIBSON CITY — Marjorie Brotherton, 87, died peacefully in her sleep at 4 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at the Heartland Health Care Center in Paxton.
PAXTON — Edna Mae Brown, 97, of Paxton, died at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.A private family service will be held. Baier Family Funeral Services in Paxton is assisting the family with arrangements.
GILMAN — Virginia Ann Cook, 77, of Gilman, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at her home.A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gilman. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at the church. Arrangements are being handled by the Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman.
ONARGA — Marvin Clark Fink, 85, of Onarga, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at the Iroquois Resident Home in Watseka.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Marilyn J. Hoover, 86, passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015.A memorial graveside service will be held at a later date in the Thawville Cemetery. Greenwood Funerals-Cremation in Arlington, Texas, is handling arrangements.
RANTOUL — Jerry “J.C.” Martin, 63, of Rantoul, died at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Lux Memorial Chapel in Rantoul. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23, at Ludlow Cemetery, Ludlow, followed by a fellowship luncheon at the Knights of Columbus in Rantoul.
PIPER CITY — David B. McDade, 97, of Piper City, died at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at his home.Inurnment will be held at a later date at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. Arrangements are being handled by the Reilly-Redenius Funeral Home in Piper City.
RANTOUL — Cynthia Sue “Cindy” McDonald, 56, of Rantoul, sister of a Paxton resident, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at the Heartland Health Care Center in Paxton.There will be no services held at this time. Lux Memorial Chapel in Rantoul is handling the arrangements.She was born April 1, 1959, in Urbana, a daughter of Lemuel and Madonna (Fleshner) McDonald.
COLFAX — Roy M. Petersen, 88, of Colfax, grandfather of a Gibson City resident, died at 2:40 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at his residence.
PAXTON — Thomas “Wickie” Roy, 71, of rural Paxton, died at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at his home.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with the Rev. Colleen Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery with military honors accorded by Paxton American Legion Prairie Post 150.
CHAMPAIGN — Scott William Stedwell, 30, of Champaign, formerly of Paxton, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at his home.The family is arranging private funeral services for next spring.