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PIPER CITY — Phyllis Ann Essington, 81, of Piper City, died at 5:55 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at her rural home in Piper City following a long illness.
GIBSON CITY — Robert E. Livingston, 81, of Gibson City, died at 11:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Lamb Funeral Home, 303 N. Church St., Gibson City.
GIBSON CITY — Bernice G. Paulsen, 96, of Gibson City, formerly of Bellflower, died at 6:18 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.
LODA — John R. “Jack” Sandford, 72, of Loda, died at 1:08 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City, with his wife by his side.There will be no visitation. A celebration of his life will be held in Manchester, N.H., in late September.
BUCKLEY — Glenda Victoria Stageman, 58, of Buckley, died at 5:10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 306 E. Lincoln St., Buckley, with the Rev. Jim Wood officiating. Burial will be at a later date at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy, Mich.
GIBSON CITY — Judith Weaver, 72, of Gibson City, died at 1:35 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City, with the Rev. Ed Taylor Officiating. Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City is in charge of the arrangements.