Obituaries for the week of Sunday, November 16, 2014

Olive Bertram

ROBERTS — Olive L. Bertram, 86, of Knoxville, formerly of the Melvin and Roberts area, died at 2:10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville.

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Harlan Davis

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GIBSON CITY — Harlan G. “Glenn” Davis, 92, of Gibson City, made a peaceful trip to heaven on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Gibson City United Methodist Church. Pastor John Tennyson will officiate. Visitation will be held at the church from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, and one hour prior to the memorial service.

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Carl Gustafson

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PAXTON — Carl Ronald Gustafson, 86, of Paxton, died at 6:06 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.  

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Melvin Irvin

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PAXTON — Melvin “Ang” Irvin, 88, of Paxton, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at his home.Ang was born on Aug. 27, 1926, in Rankin, a son of Harry and Edna Fisher Irvin. He married Barbara Padgett in Sidney, Ill., on April 25, 1954, and she survives. 

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Stephen Reetz

MILFORD — Stephen August Reetz, 91, of Milford, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.Stephen was born Sept. 29, 1923, in Ash Grove Township in Iroquois County, the son of George Frank and Mamie Jewel Riley Reetz. His parents preceded him in death, in addition to three brothers — Harold, Bernard and Willard.

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Maurice Saxsma

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GILMAN — Maurice E. Saxsma, 90, of Gilman, a Piper City native, died at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at the Gilman Health Care Center in Gilman following a lengthy illness.

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