Obituaries 11-25-2015: Robert Daily

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Robert Jesse Daily, 87, of Sullivan passed away at 10:48 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 2015 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 24 in Mason Point Chapel in Sullivan. Burial was in Windsor Cemetery.  Masonic rites by George A. Sentel Masonic Lodge #764 were given at 7 p.m. Monday in Mason Point Chapel. McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan handled arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 11-25-2015: Stanley Emel

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Robert Stanley Emel, 83, of Sullivan, passed away at 12:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at home surrounded by his family.

A reception for family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, November 27 in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan. Private family services will be at a later date.

Born July 27, 1932, Stanley was the son of Ralph and Lena Emel. He married Charlotte Pierce December 9, 1951. He is survived by his loving wife. Their extraordinary marriage has always been and will always be an inspiration to all of their family. Read More

Obituaries 11-25-2015: Corby Phelps

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Corby Aaron Phelps, 41, of Sullivan passed away at 1:28 a.m. Friday, November 20, 2015 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Monday, November 23 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Private memorial graveside services will be held at a later date.

Corby was born September 23, 1974 in Fresno, Calif., a son of Kurt A. and Cristy A. Brown Phelps Sr. Corby was a loving son, brother and Uncle “Barbie”. Corby was a strong fighter and battled with cancer since he was 19 years old.  Read More

Obituaries 11-25-2015: Bill Williams

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Bill G. Williams, 83, of Assumption died Nov. 15, 2015 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday Nov. 20 in Assumption Christian Church. Burial will full military rites by Assumption Honor Guard was in Pleasant View Cemetery in Assumption. Seitz Funeral Home in Assumption handled arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 11-18-2015: Donna Strong

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Donna Lee Strong, 87, of Decatur died Wednesday Nov. 11, 2015 in McKinley Court.

Services to celebrate her life will be at 10 a.m. Friday Nov. 20 at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home in Decatur with visitation 4-7 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Read More

Obituaries 11-18-2015: Matt Burger

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Matt E. Burger, 66, son of Matthew and Dolores Burger of Chicago, died November 10, 2015. He was born in Chicago, Ill. June 24, 1949.

After high school, Matt joined the US Army and served in communications in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969. In 1975 he graduated from Western Illinois University with a B.S. in science education and earned his M.S. in educational administration from Eastern Illinois University in 1985. In 1990 he married Peg Bray in Allerton Park. Read More

Obituaries 11-18-2015: Marie Cutler

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E. Marie Cutler, 85, of Shelbyville died at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 10, 2015 in Shelbyville Manor in Shelbyville.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Friday in Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville. Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville handled arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 11-11-2015: Ron Evans

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Ronald Wayne Evans, 73, of Lovington, formerly of Sullivan, passed away at 11:43 a.m. Sunday, November 1, 2015 in Indiana University Hospice House in Bloomington, Ind.

Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Mcmullen-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Visitation will be held one hour before the services at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Masonic Rites will be given at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Military Rites by the Sullivan American Legion Post #68 will be held after the service at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Read More