Obituaries for the week of Sunday, July 20, 2014

Wayne Chenoweth

PAXTON — Wayne Chenoweth, 91, of Paxton, formerly of Rankin, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Heartland Health Care Center in Paxton.Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, July 25, at Knapp Funeral Home in Rankin, immediately followed by a funeral service at noon. The Rev. Janet Longtin will officiate.  Burial will be in the Rankin Union Cemetery.

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Lillian Larson

SAYBROOK — Lillian L. Larson, 98, of Saybrook, died at 12:22 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Gibson City.

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Carolyn Lewman

MAHOMET — Carolyn Marie Hackney Lewman, 71, of Mahomet, sister of a Gibson City resident, died at 7:35 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014, at home.Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Freese Funeral Home, Sidney, with burial to follow in GAR Cemetery, Homer. The Rev. Dave Sandel will officiate. A gathering at Homer Park will follow the committal rites at the cemetery.

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Tommy Nelson

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GILMAN — Tommy Nelson, 60, of Gilman, died at 10:55 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at his home.Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman. At the family’s request, there will be no services.

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Harry Scharlach

RANKIN — Harry Robert Scharlach, 102, a former resident of both Watseka and Hoopeston, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Sugar Creek Alzheimer’s Care Center in Normal.A private funeral service will be held at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Mr. Scharlach will be buried at Oak Hill Cemetery next to his wife, Mildred.

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Cora Wilken

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ONARGA — Cora V. Wilken, 89, of Onarga, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, immediately followed by a funeral service at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga. The Rev. Elizabeth Reis will officiate. Burial will be in the Onarga Cemetery.

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