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GILMAN — Max Allan Brown, 84, of Gilman, died at 6:10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at his home in rural Gilman.Graveside rites will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Wenger Green Ridge Cemetery, with Rev. Donald J. MacDonald III officiating. At Mr. Brown’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Arrangements are being handled by the Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman.
RANKIN — Samuel L. “Sammy” Drayer, 73, of Rankin, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Northwestern Hospital in Chicago.
ROBERTS — RoseMarie (Bushman) Fairley 75, of Roberts, died at 6:02 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington following an extended illness. At her request, there will be no visitation or services. Cremation rites were accorded. Arrangements were handled by the Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman.
PAXTON — Stanton “Stan” Fredrickson, 86, of Paxton, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Knapp-Miller Funeral Homes, 142 W. Patton St., Paxton.
PAXTON — Clarence Stanton “Stan” Fredrickson, 86, of Paxton, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
CHATSWORTH — Mark A. “Grizz” Grizzle, 61, of Chatsworth, died at 11:39 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, after a hard-fought battle with his family by his side at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
PAXTON — Paul “Scott” Hoover, 64 of Paxton, died at 2:25 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Paxton.A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 21, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with the Rev. John Hauck officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 21, at the funeral home.
RANTOUL — Vernon C. Kidd, 73, of Rantoul, formerly of Paxton, died at 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at his home.No local services will be held.Mr. Kidd was born March 2, 1943, in Newark, Ohio, the son of Efram Kidd and Mabel Pennington Woods. He married Christine White in 1965.
NAPERVILLE — Richard Patrick Nally, 47, of Naperville, a native fo Gibson City, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Edward Hospital in Naperville.A memorial visitation is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Homes & Crematory in downtown Naperville. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
MELVIN — Jean M. Orcutt, 86, of Melvin, died at 6:50 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at the Iroquois Residence Home in Watseka.
RANTOUL — Gordon M. Palmberg, 105, of Thomasboro, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
GIBSON CITY — Kathryn Rae Snead, 75, a former longtime resident of Gibson City, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Paxton Health Care & Rehab.A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City is assisting the family locally.