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Rod James McClain, 69, of Monticello, passed away at 11:08 a.m., January 20, 2022, at his residence.

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George Carl Glazik, 80, of Monticello, IL, passed away peacefully at home on January 22, 2022 surrounded by his family.

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Beau Hendrix Thompson, infant son of Wesley R. and Marissa M. (Maples) Thompson, passed away on January 17, 2022, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.

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Carol J. Gulley, 84, of Cisco joined her husband in Heaven on Tuesday morning, January 18, 2022, at her residence in Monticello, Illinois. 

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Patsy A. Upton, 72, of Monticello, IL., formerly of Bement, IL., passed away at 8:21 P.M., on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at the Indiana Health Arnette Hospital, Lafayette, IN.

Richard Wangler, 92, of Monticello passed away Monday,December 20, 2021, at home.

Jack A. Shonkwiler, 69, of Macon, IL passed away at 4:59 p.m., January 15, 2022, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.

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Neil Anthony Cox, 62, of Monticello, passed away at 6:30 a.m., January 14, 2022, at his residence.

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Debora K. “Debbie” Rodgers, 65 of Clinton passed away 1:20 a.m. Jan. 13, 2022 at Farmer City Rehab, Farmer City.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Carol J. Gulley, 84, of Cisco joined her husband in Heaven on Tuesday morning, January 18, 2022, at her residence in Monticello, Illinois. 

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Patsy A. Upton, 72, of Monticello, IL., formerly of Bement, IL., passed away at 8:21 P.M., on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at the Indiana Health Arnette Hospital, Lafayette, IN.

Richard Wangler, 92, of Monticello passed away Monday,December 20, 2021, at home.

Jack A. Shonkwiler, 69, of Macon, IL passed away at 4:59 p.m., January 15, 2022, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.

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Neil Anthony Cox, 62, of Monticello, passed away at 6:30 a.m., January 14, 2022, at his residence.

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Debora K. “Debbie” Rodgers, 65 of Clinton passed away 1:20 a.m. Jan. 13, 2022 at Farmer City Rehab, Farmer City.

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Vickie L. Lyons, 70, of Monticello, IL., passed away at 3:10 A.M., on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, IL.

Scott Wilkinson, 99, formerly of Bement, passed away on Dec. 22 at his home at BeeHive of Crownridge Assisted Living in San Antonio, Texas. His wife and daughter were at his side.

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Allen M. McCabe, 84, of Champaign, passed away at 12:11 p.m., Jan. 5, 2022, at University Rehab Center of C-U, Urbana.

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Delbert W. Jones, 89, of Monticello, passed away at 4:10 p.m., January 5, 2022, at his residence.

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Donald Gene Dyson was born on June 11, 1942 and went to meet his Savior on January 5, 2022. Don was born in Monticello to Henry and Helen Dyson. The second of four children, Don spent his childhood hunting, in 4-H, staying out of trouble, and not liking school.

Edward E. Hollis, Sr., 78, of White Heath, IL, passed away at 1:33 p.m., December 31, 2021, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

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Carol A. Reis, 76, of Monticello passed away at 9:03 p.m., on December 31, 2021, at her residence.

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Arthur George “Art” Finet, 88 of Monticello, IL passed from this life on December 27th, 2021, due to complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. He was born on September 20th, 1933, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Danville, IL, the son of Adhemar Florimond Marius and Leona Irene (Williamson) …

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Max Eugene Moore, 96, of Monticello, IL., passed away at 10:45 A.M., on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, IL.

Linden (Lynn) C. Swango of Monticello, IL passed away on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021 at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL. Visitation will be on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 from 5-7:00pm at the Monticello Christian Church. Funeral services will be at the church on Friday, Dec 31, 2021 at 10:00a…

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Mary M. Morgan, 95, of Monticello, IL., passed away at 1:01 A.M., Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Maple Point Assisted Living, Monticello, IL.

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Judith C. Jacobson, 83, of Monticello, IL., passed away at 2:15 P.M., on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at the Villas of Holly Brook, Monticello, IL.

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Johnny L. Chitwood, 80, of Monticello, passed away at 11:41 a.m. Dec. 17, 2021, at his residence.

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Rev. Dr. James Clinton Leischner, 85, of Cisco, Illinois, died early Friday morning, December 3, 2021 in Carle Hospital, Champaign Urbana. A funeral service to celebrate a life well lived for James will be 10:30 am Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at the Oakley Brick Church of the Brethren (10344…

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Janet Lee Butler-Zook, 70, of West Lebanon, IN, passed away on December 11, 2021, at 4:39pm ET. She peacefully left earth surrounded by family in her home. Her heart was made of gold and her humor remained until the end.

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Kay B. Drew (Foster), 83, of Monticello, IL, formerly of Cisco, passed away on December 12, 2021. Kay was born in Decatur, IL on May 8, 1938, to Willard and Nellie Pauline Foster (Smith). She graduated from the original Decatur High School and started working at Bell Telephone Company. Kay a…

Anna M. Pettyjohn, 89, of Monticello, IL., passed away at 4:45 A.M., Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at the Liberty Village, Clinton, IL.

MONTICELLO — At 12:55 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 7, 2021), Wyatt Jones was carried home by those who passed before him, surrounded by his loving family and friends.

Betty Jane Fristoe, 91, of Champaign died at 11:37 p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

We celebrate the rich, long life of Shirley Wheeler, 97, who passed away December 5, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Patrick Thomas Hayes, 62, Monticello, passed away at 8:21 p.m.on Nov. 20, 2021, at his residence. 

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Norma B. Mackey, 88, of Monticello, passed away at 8:00 p.m., December 4, 2021, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Tera Lynn Runyen, 50, of Cerro Gordo, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Frank P. Hoffman, 89, of Monticello, IL, formerly of Cisco, passed away at 9:30 p.m., November 26, 2021, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Andrew (Jack) Brewer, 91, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

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Jerry Dale Richards, 69 of Weldon passed away 9:45 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021 at his family residence in Weldon.

Michael Joseph Stripens, 70, of Monticello, IL, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. 

Richard Lee Smith, 44, passed away on 11/17/2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois surrounded by his family.

Elena Moushmof, 92, of Monticello, IL passed away at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, November 18, 2021 at her home.

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Betty M. Bruhn, 91, of Savoy, formerly of Monticello, passed away at 9:52 a.m., Friday November 19, 2021, at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

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Kenneth Raymond Honecker, Sr., 74, of Bement passed away 11:32 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 at his family residence in Bement.

David Bales, 85, of Bement, IL., passed away at 1:30 P.M., on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at the St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur, IL.

Dorothy J. Menacher, 95, of White Heath, passed away at 11:11 a.m., November 17, 2021, at Arbor Rose of Monticello.

Beverly Ann (McCormick) Brazelton of Monticello passed away on Wednesday November 17, 2021, at OSF Hospital in Urbana, surrounded by family.

Peggy L. Klausner, 60, of Mahomet, passed away at 4:40 p.m., Nov. 14, 2021, at her residence.

Patty J. Record Mackey, age 85, of Anderson, SC, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at Rainey Hospice House.

Sharon Rae Hunter, 81, of Monticello, passed away at 12:41 p.m. Nov. 14, 2021, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

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Sue Carol Fudge, 84, of Morton, formerly of Monticello, passed away at 3:20 p.m., November 10, 2021, at OSF HealthCare, Peoria.

Natalie Susan McDowell, 54, of Monticello, IL, was received into the arms of her Lord and Savior, on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

Albert Eugene “Al” Wimer, 80, of Shelbyville, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, November 2, 2021 in his residence.

Douglas A. Reynolds, 57, of Urbana, passed away at 8:53 p.m., Nov. 1, 2021, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Louie Colin Baker, 74, son of Wilbert S. and Florence “Flossie” D. Baker, and brother to Gregory S. Baker, died on September 18th, 2021, at Carle Hospital in Urbana, with his wife Debbie (Alexander) at his side.

Carolyn S. Neibarger, 81 of DeLand, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021 at her family residence in DeLand.