Obituaries for the week of Sunday, February 12, 2017

Troy Adkins

PAXTON — Troy Paul Adkins, 53, of Paxton, formerly of Eugene, Ore., died at 12:05 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.A celebration of his life will be scheduled at a later date. Baier Family Funeral Services in Paxton is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Albert Barham

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GILMAN — Albert Rolland Barham, 95, of Gilman, died 8:46 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at his home in Gilman.

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Ruth Becker

BUCKLEY — Ruth B. Becker, 85, of Buckley, died at 5:05 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at the Illinois Knights Templar Home in Paxton.

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Donald Becker

WATSEKA — Donald E. Becker, 59, of Watseka, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.A memorial service was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Cornerstone Church in Woodland. The Rev. Jerry Parker officiated. Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka was in charge of arrangements.

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Roberta Bowmer

BELLFLOWER — Roberta Jean Bowmer, 87, of Bellflower, died at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Farmer City Rehab & Health Nursing Home in Farmer City.

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Ronald Collings

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Ronald “Gary” Collings Jr., 58, of Fort Wayne, Ind., formerly of Gibson City, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Fort Wayne, Ind.A gathering of family and friends will take place at the Lee Lowery American Legion-SAL at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. A private burial will take place at a later date.

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Joan Cothern

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GIBSON CITY — Joan Marie Cook Cothern, 77, of Gibson City, formerly of LeRoy, died at 8:41 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.

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Cornelia Cramer

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GIBSON CITY — Cornelia Elizabeth Cramer, 77, of Gibson City, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla.A celebration of her life was from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the American Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gibson City. A memorial service followed at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Davis officiating.

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Lyle Enghausen

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FOOSLAND — Lyle E. Enghausen, 80, of Foosland, died at 12:08 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.Graveside services with military rites will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City. Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Robert Goodnight

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MANSFIELD — Robert “Bob” Goodnight Sr., 73, of Mansfield, father of an Elliott resident, died at 3:25 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.

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Robert Horridge

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Robert Bruce Horridge Jr., 85, of Cumberland Furnace, Tenn., died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville, Tenn.A celebration of his life was from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 11, at Spann Funeral Home in Dickson, Tenn.

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Catherine Hudson

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SAYBROOK — Catherine Jean Hudson, 85, of Saybrook, died at 10:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at her residence.

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Tiffany Janowski

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MAHOMET — Tiffany J. Janowski, 29, of Mahomet, daughter of a Paxton resident, died at 11:09 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.

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Edward Kallal

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GIBSON CITY — Edward Eugene Kallal, 72, of Gibson City, formerly of Jerseyville, died at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.

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Cleo Keeley

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FAIRBURY — Cleo “Oleta” Keeley, 85, of Fairbury, mother of a Gibson City resident, died at 3:35 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Fairview Haven Retirement Community in Fairbury.Cremation rites were accorded, and a graveside inurnment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Strawn Cemetery, Strawn.

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David Lackey

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PAXTON — David “Pampaw” William Lackey Sr., 64, of Paxton, formerly of Rankin and Rossville, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park, with Craig Massey officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the funeral home and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at the funeral home.

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Daniel Lundeen

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LODA — Daniel N. Lundeen, 67, of Loda, formerly of Crest Hill, died suddenly on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Ruskin, Fla.Per his request, cremation rites were accorded. A memorial gathering will be scheduled at a later date.

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Robert Scheurich

ELLIOTT — Robert “Bob” Frank Scheurich, 71, of Elliott, died at 2:16 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

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Clayton Sowell

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LODA — Clayton Madison Sowell, 79, of Rantoul, formerly of Loda, died at 11:33 a.m.  Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.

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