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Jean E. Price, 97, of Bement, IL., passed away at 4:25 A.M., on Sunday, August 9, 2020, at her residence in Bement, IL.

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Harold Michael Swarts, 72 of Cisco passed away 7:28 p.m. Aug. 6, 2020 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.

Hareld G. ‘Buzz’ Burke, 82, of Monticello, passed away at 10:26 a.m., Aug. 4, 2020 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Catherine M. ‘Kitty’ Benson, 94, of White Heath, passed away at 5:11 a.m., Aug. 5, 2020 at the Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

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Loretta “Lorraine” Brown, age 100, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 at Piatt County Nursing Home in Monticello, IL. As per her wishes Lorraine will be cremated, there will be no services held at this time.

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Robert E. ‘Bob’ Tompkins, 52, of Mahomet, passed away at 6:26 p.m., August 1, 2020 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

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Florence Lillian Kingsboro 96 of Farmer City passed away 12:25 a.m. Aug. 2, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

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Terry Lee Lawson, 65, of Bement, IL., passed away at 11:57 P.M., on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at the Kirby Medical Center, Monticello, IL.

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Peter August Mazurak, 77, of Monticello, passed away at 7:00 a.m., July 26, 2020 at his residence.

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Terry L. Dubson, 66, of Monticello, passed away at 4:30 p.m., July 24, 2020 at his residence.

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.

Catherine M. ‘Kitty’ Benson, 94, of White Heath, passed away at 5:11 a.m., Aug. 5, 2020 at the Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

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Loretta “Lorraine” Brown, age 100, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 at Piatt County Nursing Home in Monticello, IL. As per her wishes Lorraine will be cremated, there will be no services held at this time.

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Robert E. ‘Bob’ Tompkins, 52, of Mahomet, passed away at 6:26 p.m., August 1, 2020 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

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Florence Lillian Kingsboro 96 of Farmer City passed away 12:25 a.m. Aug. 2, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

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Terry Lee Lawson, 65, of Bement, IL., passed away at 11:57 P.M., on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at the Kirby Medical Center, Monticello, IL.

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Peter August Mazurak, 77, of Monticello, passed away at 7:00 a.m., July 26, 2020 at his residence.

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Terry L. Dubson, 66, of Monticello, passed away at 4:30 p.m., July 24, 2020 at his residence.

Frances Ann Lust, 83, of Bement, IL., passed away at 12:15 A.M., on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at the Bement Healthcare Center.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family is graciously abiding with the suggestions set forth.

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Denver Lee Scrimager, age 81, went to be with the Lord on 07/17/2020 surrounded by family in his home in Urbana, IL. 

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Carolyn S. Hearn, 77, of Mahomet, passed away at 7:34 p.m., July 16, 2020 at her residence.

Allene M. Vezina, 98, of Monticello, passed away at 4:55 a.m., July 15, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

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Effie Mae Brown passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home in Monticello, IL at the age of 93.

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Max E. Heacock, 72, of Monticello, passed away at 3:28 a.m., July 11, 2020 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

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Janet Baumhardt passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home in Monticello, IL. She was 91 years old. Janet was born on April 9, 1929 to Charles P. and Ethel (Hatchett) Weiser in Taylorville, IL. She was raised on the family farm with her four siblings. S…

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Peggy A. Turngren, 63, of Monticello passed away at 9:47 a.m., July 2, 2020.

Winola Grant of Charleston, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020.

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Sharon Rae (Gale) Weddle, 72, of Monticello passed away Wednesday, July 1 st at her residence.

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James Alan Umfleet, 59, of Bement passed away July 2, 2020 at his residence.

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Patricia W. “Patty” Morgan, 96, of Monticello, formerly of Springfield, died at 10:23 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital.

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Carolyn S. Vance passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

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Casey J. Shelmadine, 29, of Farmer City, passed away at 8:45 a.m., June 25, 2020 at his residence.

Joy L. Rathe, 75, formerly of Monticello, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at her home in Fox Lake, IL.

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Margaret Sue Clouser, 84 of Monticello died at 2:04 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Donald Bryce Walters, 96, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020 surrounded by his adoring family just as he wished.

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Lifelong educator and community leader, Martin Lynn Maguet, 83, of Monticello, passed away on June 13, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving wife and three adult children. Martin was born on September 23, 1936 in Decatur, IL to Martin Harold Maguet and Vera Kathryn Maguet. He graduated from …

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Linda Louise Kinzel, 82, of Monticello, Illinois, died at 3:00 a.m., Thursday, June 11, 2020. A private graveside service will be held with Curtis Glawe officiating.

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Janis L. (Gilbert) Sober of Mansfield, lover of literature, news, travel, movies, humor, wordplay, old-time music, crosswords, Classics by Request, and the natural world, died peacefully at home in the early hours of Monday, June 8, 2020. Her calm presence and wry wit will be greatly missed.

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Betty L. Dyson, 95, of Monticello, formerly of White Heath, passed away at 5:20 p.m., June 10, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

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Sabra Elizabeth Skaggs, 97, formerly of Cerro Gordo, died Sunday, June 7 at Greencroft Healthcare.

On Friday, June 5th 2020, Ronald E. Miller loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, suddenly passed away.

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Evelyn Rebecca Heacock, 100, of Monticello passed away at 5:30 a.m., June 7, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

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Ramona Mae (Kincaid) Rohl, 79, of Monticello, IL, was called to heaven at 11:49pm Friday, May 29, 2020 at Hickory Point Christian Village, Forsyth, IL.

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Gayle A. Corum, 57, of Bement, IL., passed away at 3:57 A.M., on Friday, June 5, 2020, at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.

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Eileen Weaver, born on June 28, 1937, went to be with the Lord on May 24, 2020 at the age of 82. She was one of five children born to Arthur and Edna Anderson of DeLand, Illinois.

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Robert Mitchell Kief, 50, of Monticello, passed away on May 24, 2020.

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Patrick Carter, 58, of Hammond, IL passed away May 26, 2020 in his home.

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Jerome A. Menacher, 96, of White Heath, passed away at 8:40 p.m., May 24, 2020 at the OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

Frances Mackey, age 90, of Mansfield, IL, passed away peacefully and comfortably on May 8th, 2020 near Las Vegas, NV at her daughter’s (Sheila Mackey-Little) home with her daughter and son-in-law (Charles) present.

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David Charles Young, 44, of Bement, IL., passed away at 8:00 P.M., on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at the Kirby Medical Center, Monticello, IL.

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James Joseph Morris, 81, of Brooksville, MS., formerly of Monticello, IL., passed away at 12:22 P.M., on Monday, May 4, 2020, at the Claiborne in Starkville, MS., surrounded by his loving family.

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Barbara E. Wafflard, 84, of Bement, IL., passed away at 2:24 P.M., on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Bement, IL.

Lila Rhoades, 75, of Monticello passed away Thursday morning, April 23, 2020 in her sleep at home. She was born September 25, 1944 in Decatur, Illinois to Sheldon E. and Marjorie B. Montgomery Robison. She was married to James Rhoades April 12, 1969 in Monticello. She was preceded in death b…

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Doris Jean Cresap, 85, of Monticello passed away at 5:20 a.m., April 29, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

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On Monday April 20, 2020, Stephanie Shonkwiler, loving wife and mother of three children, passed away unexpectedly at the young age of 43. 

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Millard Collins, 72, of Monticello passed away at 2:02 pm on Friday April 17, 2020 at home with his children.  

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Elizabeth May Weakley, 92, of Monticello passed away at 8:20 p.m., April 13, 2020 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

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Thelma J. Rice, 82, of Monticello, IL passed away at 7:45 p.m., April 10, 2020 at the Piatt County Nursing Home.

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M. Ilene White, 89, of Quincy, formerly of Monticello, passed away at 8:08 a.m., March 31, 2020 at her residence.

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Catherine J. McCumber, 85, of Monticello, IL passed away at 7:32 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur, IL.