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GILMAN — Marietta V. Albee, 101, of Gilman, a Piper City High School graduate, died at 5:45 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2015, at Faith Place in Danforth.
RIVERVIEW, Fla. — Robert H. Beck Sr., 75, of Riverview, Fla., formerly of Elliott, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, at the Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Fla.His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 31, at Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City, followed by burial at Roselawn Cemetery in Champaign. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Lamb Funeral Home.
BURKESVILLE, Ky. — Nancy Louise Maxey Brewington, 69, of Burkesville, Ky., formerly of Piper City, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at Cumberland County Hospital.Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, Ky., with burial in Dodson Cemetery.
ASHKUM — Barbara “Bobbie” Conrad, 70, of Ashkum, mother of a Cissna Park resident, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at her home following a lengthy illness.Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton, with the Rev. Christine Schoon officiating. Visitation was from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the funeral home. Cremation rites were accorded.
PIPER CITY — Earl Lee Eheart, 86, of Piper City, died at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015, at the Gilman Health Care Center in Gilman.
FAIRBURY — Lavina E. Grosshans, 86, of Fairbury, sister of a Cissna Park resident, died at 11:32 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2015, at Fairview Haven Retirement Community in Fairbury.
GILMAN — Ruth Janet Kreeb, 95, of Gilman, formerly of the Thawville area, died at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth.
BAYLES LAKE — Darrell K. Lee, 69, of Bayles Lake in rural Loda, died at 12:59 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
CISSNA PARK — Rachel Marie Lober, 44, of Cissna Park, died Thursday, July 23, 2015, at her home.
PIPER CITY — Daisy Aline Nichols, 97, of Piper City, formerly of Watseka, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Piper City Rehab and Living Center in Piper City.
BOURBONNAIS — Kenneth “Kenny” Leon Payne, 79, of Bourbonnais, father of an Onarga resident, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.
COLFAX — Wanda J. Prosser, 80, of Colfax, formerly of Gibson City, died at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at ARBA Care Center of Colfax.A private inurnment will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Saybrook. There will be no visitation. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home in Saybrook is in charge of the arrangements.
KANKAKEE — Norman H. Smith, 66, of Kankakee, died Monday, July 20, 2015.Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Joseph Hughes officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded.
PAXTON — Charles Bernard Swanson, 88, of Paxton, formerly of Ludlow, died at 7:05 a.m. Sunday, July 26, 2015, at the Illinois Knights Templar Home in Paxton.