Obituaries 7-20-2016: Frank Wood

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Frank Jr. “Jake” Wood, 81, of Lovington passed away at 12:57 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 22 in Keller Cemetery in Lovington. McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Lovington is in charge of arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Letha Rohr

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Letha Mae Rohr, 95, of Mattoon passed away at 7:25 p.m. July 11, 2016 in Eastview Terrace in Sullivan.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 22 in Calvary Cemetery in Mattoon. Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup is assisting the family.  Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Ann Hale-Kahn

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A funeral service celebrating the life of Anita “Ann” Hale-Kahn, 88, of Decatur was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 14 in Trinity Lutheran Church in Decatur. Burial was in Mt. Zion Township Cemetery. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care in Decatur handled arrangements.

She died at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2016 in Heritage Manor Health Care Center in Mt. Zion. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Lawrence Smith

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Lawrence S. “Larry” Smith, 67, of Sullivan passed away at 8:10 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2016 in his home in Sullivan.

Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 18 in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan with military rites by Sullivan American Legion Post #68. McMullin-Young Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Dorothy Chappel

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Dorothy L. Chappel, 87, of Sullivan, passed away at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, July 14, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan with the Rev. Ben Harris officiating. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan.          Read More

Obituaries 7-13-2016: Rene’e Downs

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Rene’e Lucille Downs, 62, of Lovington passed away at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Lovington. Visitation will be held an hour before the service on Saturday at the funeral home in Lovington.

Rene’e was born December 27, 1953 in Fairfield, Calif., a daughter of Stanley Martin and Janet Ruby Whitehouse Rothenbuecher. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, camping, playing the guitar and singing, but most of all she loved her family with all of her heart. Read More

Obituaries 7-13-2016: Mary Elder

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Mary Elizabeth Elder, 93, of Sullivan passed away at 2:36 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016 in her home in Sullivan.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Read More

Obituaries 7-13-2016: Barry Hagerman

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Funeral services for Barry Vandeveer Hagerman, 61, of Sullivan were held at 11 a.m. Sunday in Elim Springs Church of Jesus Christ in Sullivan with Felix Hagerman and Vanessa Patient officiating. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan. Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan was in charge of arrangements.

He died at 4:16 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016 in his home. Read More

Obituaries 7-6-2016: Carol Fidroeff

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Carol Annette Horsman Fidroeff, age 58, died at her home Saturday, January 23, 2016 with her husband Wil at her side. Carol, a very brave woman, decided to go home and forgo futile aggressive cancer treatment when it was discovered that she had advanced stage 4 cancer.

A “scattering of the ashes” memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 9, Carol’s birthday, at Wil and Sunny’s dome home located four miles east of Sullivan at 1331 CR 1470 E. Arrangements are by Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan.

Carol was born July 9, 1957 in Shelbyville, Ill. to Ivan and Louise Horsman. She graduated from Sullivan High School and Lake Land College and attended Rhode Island Community College. Read More