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Keith L. Morris, 77, of Monticello, passed away at 1:00 p.m., October 8, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Margaret J. Hayes, 93, of Monticello passed away at 2:08 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

James ‘Jim’ Sebens, 80, of Monticello, passed away at 8:45 p.m., October 5, 2019 at his residence.

Beth J. Strater, 76, of Monticello died at 5:46 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 at home.

Helen I. Meece, 89, of Monticello passed away at 7:25 p.m., Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Toni L. Bowdre, 74, of Bement, IL., passed away at 12:17 P.M., on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.

Nellie J. Reed, 91, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Kirby Hospital in Monticello.

Dwight Castang, 90, of Monticello, passed away at 6:20 a.m., September 22, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Larry L. Senter, 65, of Farmer City, passed away Sept. 21, 2019.

Raymond Elmer Haynes, 95, of Bement, IL., passed away at 3:45 P.M., on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, with family present.

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Beth J. Strater, 76, of Monticello died at 5:46 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 at home.

Helen I. Meece, 89, of Monticello passed away at 7:25 p.m., Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Toni L. Bowdre, 74, of Bement, IL., passed away at 12:17 P.M., on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.

Nellie J. Reed, 91, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Kirby Hospital in Monticello.

Dwight Castang, 90, of Monticello, passed away at 6:20 a.m., September 22, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Larry L. Senter, 65, of Farmer City, passed away Sept. 21, 2019.

Raymond Elmer Haynes, 95, of Bement, IL., passed away at 3:45 P.M., on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, with family present.

JoAnne Shiffer, 91, of Monticello, passed away at 6:02 p.m., September 17, 2019 at Arbor Rose, Monticello.

John E. Schimansky, 72, of Monticello, passed away at 4:16 a.m., September 12, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Patricia A. Ford, 90, of Monticello, passed away at 4:38 p.m., September 14, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Richard “Lee” Lawson, 82 of Bement, died at 2:15 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at the Villas of Hollybrook in Monticello.

Funeral services for Mary Cynthia Bradley were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Oklahoma City, Olahoma. A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at Monticello Township Cemetery in Monticello.

Grace A. Gallivan, 89, of Bement, IL., passed away at 8:12 A.M., on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, IL.

Margaret A. Marvin, 86, of Monticello, passed away at 6:49 p.m., September 8, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Dawson Gregory Howe, infant son of Adam and Lacy (Gregory) Howe of Ivesdale, passed away on Aug. 31, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Elaine Sue Beals, 79, of Urbana, passed away at 9:34 p.m., Aug. 29, 2019 at University Rehab, Urbana.

Nelle Downs Wilkes Rollins, 75, of Farmer City, formerly of Rantoul, passed away at 8:15 a.m. on August 29, 2019 at the Farmer City Rehab Center.

Margaret A. Davison, 80, of Monticello, formerly of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on AUg. 25, 2019 at her residence.

“God took you in his loving arms. He saw you needed rest”. Emily Kathryn (Hettinger) Colbert passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on August 26, 2019 at the age of 82.

Becky C. Lansford-Little, 63, of Zephyrhills, Florida, died Aug. 13, 2019, in the Haley Cove Hospice Unit of the VA Hospital, Tampa, Fla.

Karen S. Norrie, 78, of Monticello, passed away at 4:32 p.m., Aug. 22, 2019 at her residence.

Darwin J. Hursey, 91, of Urbana, formerly of Cisco, passed away at 11:25 p.m., August 20, 2019 at University Rehab Center, Urbana.

Connie Wilson Burse went to meet her Lord, Savior and family at the gates of heaven on Wednesday August 21, 2019 at home.

Charles Edward Moefield, 76, of DeLand, passed away at 4:46 a.m., August 18, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Richard (Dick) Carl Skagenberg, 95, of Monticello, IL, passed away at 9:48 a.m. on Saturday, August, 10, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home.

Charles Frederick Russell, Jr., 86, of Monticello, formerly of Chicago, passed away on August 4, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home.

Jon Michael Eades, age 23, entered eternal life on Monday, July 22nd, 2019 in Riverside, California. He was born in Champaign, Illinois on December 6th, 1995 to Mike Eades (Mona Murray; stepmother) of Monticello, Illinois and Susan Browning of Riverside, California, who survive.

Sally Barr Alexander, 73, of Monticello passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 at her residence.

Steven Daniel Bayes, 63, of Monticello, passed away at 6:05 p.m., August 2, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Terrence "Terry" Patrick Tracy of Palm Springs, Calif., formerly of Monticello, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at his daughter's residence in Rochester, Minn.

Flora W. ‘Flo’ Wittig, 94, of Monticello, passed away at 9:10 a.m., July 28, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Verner W. ‘Vern’ Falk, 82, of Monticello, IL, passed away 11:10 p.m., July 23, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Steven Lee Goodmon, age 84, passed away July 23, 2019 at his home in Burnet, Texas following a diagnosis of metastasized esophageal cancer on July 5.

Rowena (Elson) Drennan, 94, of Monticello, beloved Mother and Grandmother, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 21, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, where she had been a resident for 11 ½ years. Rowena far exceeded expectations for life expectancy, attributed to her positive att…

Millie May ‘Midge’ Mills, 93, of Sullivan passed away at 9:39 p.m. Tuesday July 16, 2019 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur.

George W. “Bill” Henry, 78, of Monticello passed away July 17, 2019 at Kirby Hospital in Monticello, Illinois. Bill was born May 4, 1941 the son of Ruth and George Henry, Sr. in Nokomis, Illinois. They both preceded him in death. Also, preceding him in death was his son, David Henry, in infancy.

Charles W. Casad, 92 of Monticello, formerly of Champaign passed away at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Champaign Urbana Nursing and Rehab, Savoy.

Ray Ahlrich, 96, of DeLand, passed away at 1:45 a.m., July 14, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Lana J. Musselman, 70, of Bement, passed away at 9:33 a.m., July 1, 2019, at her residence, Bement.

Harles D. King, 83, of Monticello, passed away at 8:32 a.m., June 29, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Ruth M. Stremsterfer, 93, of Monticello, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Piatt County Nursing Home.

Victor James “Jim” Neece, 84, of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Dwight C. Johnson, 88, of Monticello, passed away at 10:35 p.m., June 20, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Joseph E. ‘Joe’ Gillis, 48, of Champaign, formerly of Monticello, passed away at 9:15 a.m., June 16, 2019 at his residence.

On June 15, 2019, Francis Maloney passed away at the Piatt County Nursing Home in Monticello.

It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph O. Daugherty, Sr., of Hammond, IL., announces his passing, on Monday, June 10, 2019, at the age of 77.

John W. Turner, 72, of Deland, passed away June 8, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Father Bruce D. Lopez, 57, Monticello, IL, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at his home. Funeral services are 10 AM Thursday at St. Anne Catholic Church, East Moline. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kewanee, IL. Visitation is 2 until 7 PM Wednesday at the church. A rosary will be…

JaneAnn M. Scrimager, 80, of Bement, passed away at 7:05 a.m., on June 5, 2019, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.