Willie Mae Dobbins, 92, of East Peoria passed away at 10:50 p.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020, at her residence with family at her side.

Phyllis M. Greene, 90, of Morton, went to be with her Lord who she dearly loved on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington. 

Barbara Stringer, 86, of Washburn, IL, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at her home of natural causes surrounded by her loving family.

Jane M. Getz, 69, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at her home.

Thomas J. Gryl, 84, of Morton, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at his home.

Jacob J. “Joe” Schmidgall, 82, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Hopedale Nursing Home in Hopedale.

Gerald L. “Smitty” Smith, 79, of Washington, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Helen M. Schmidgall, 105, of Morton, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Robert Landis Schertz, 91, of Metamora, passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Snyder Village in Metamora.  He was born on October 23, 1928, in Peoria to Raymond John and Florence Landis Schertz.  He married Juliet Engel on August 3, 1957 in Metamora at Christian Union Church.

Dorothy G. Pfanz, 86, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Villas of Holly Brook in Morton.

Carolyn M. Neff, 79, of Morton, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020, at her home.

Andrew W. “Andy” Zimmerman, 57, of Danvers, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, at his home.

Lois Ann Getz, 91, of Morton, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Alma J. “Jean” French, 103, of Congerville, passed away on June 29, 2020 at Reflections Memory Care in Washington.

Dorothy M. Melton, 85, of Morton, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, after living a life full of love and adventure.

June M. Harris, 78, of Morton, passed away on June 29, 2020, at Lakeside Rehab and Healthcare in East Peoria. June was born on June 1, 1942, in Chicago to David and Amelia Schneider. She married Don Harris on August 4, 1968 in Galesburg.

Emerson F. Howell, 14, of Groveland, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at her home.

Randall R. “Randy” Stauffer, 67, of Morton, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria.

Harold Beldon “Jim” James, of Zionsville, IN, formerly of Morton, passed away Monday, June 1, 2020. He was born to the late Harold B. & Zelma (Tucker) James.

John Robert Scott, 85, of Peoria, passed away at 3 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria. 

Joshua Robert Snyder, 41, of Washington, formerly of Germantown Hills, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020.

Verna “Brownie” Schramm, 92, of Washington, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Linda Lou Miller, 70, of Eureka, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at home with her family by her side.

Katherine A. Stolin, 93, of East Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at her home.

Keith M. Zimmerman, 74, of Washington, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2020 at his residence. He was born on October 24, 1945, in Peoria to Elmer V. and Pauline M. (Scudder) Zimmerman.  

Lee C. “Red” Friedrich, 82, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at home.

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Shirley A. Kruse Zobrist Brenkman, 94, of Morton, entered paradise with Jesus on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at Villas of Holly Brook in Morton surrounded by her loving family.

Harriet Jean Maddock, 93, of Washington, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at The Davis Community in Wilmington, NC.

Robert “Bob” George Binkele, 87, of Morton, went home to be with our Lord on Thursday, June 11, 2020, with family by his side, at Pine Acres Rehab & Living Center.

William Mack “Bill” Anderson III, 89, of Morton, passed away on June 11, 2020, at Reflections Memory Care in Morton.

Vernon R. Christie, 91, of Washington, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Unity Point Health-Proctor in Peoria.

Josephine Giebelhausen Lanxon, 91, of Metamora, formerly of Washington, passed away at 2:10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at her residence with family by her side.

Roger H. Ryan, 83, met his Savior Friday, May 29, 2020. Roger was born June 27, 1936, in Peoria to Harold F. Ryan and E. Marion (Williams) Ryan-Bell.

Ruth June Krantz, 97, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Restmor of Morton. Ruth was born on June 21, 1922, in Peoria to Ezra and Nettie (Rapp) Birkey. She married Harold Krantz on April 21, 1946, in Morton. Harold preceded Ruth in death on November 30, 1992.

Roland Maurice “Bob” Linder, 86, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Washington Senior Living in Washington.

Ellamae Ann Renken, 74, of Peoria Heights, passed away at 8:55 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.  On the day of her death, she received pastoral care and the Lutheran Commendation of the Dying to prepare her way.  She passed on peacefully and quietly…

Jacqueline “Jackie” Chasco, 88, of Washington, passed away at 11:47 a.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at The Villas of Hollybrook of Assisted Living Facility in Washington. Jackie was born on May 28, 1932, to Joseph S. and Lenora Ruth (Berry) Curley in Bloomington.

R. Scott Lynn, 63, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on May 17, 1957, in Peoria to Robert and Patsy (Henninger) Lynn. He married Mary Strickland on August 16, 1980, in Morton.

Jerry D. Duckworth, 69, of Washington, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 8:01 a.m. at his home.

Robert “Bob” E. Wiese, 93, of Washington, IL, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Port Angeles, WA.

Patricia Ann Brecklin, 66, of Washington, IL, passed away at 11:20 a.m. on Sunday May 24, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Thomas C. Beamer Sr., 72, of Washington, IL, formerly of Davenport, IA, passed away peacefully at OSF St. Francis Medical center in Peoria at 5:10 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2020, surrounded by family and went to be with his Lord.

Cynthia L. “Cindy” Shipley, 64, of Peoria, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Marjorie C. Guth, 93, of Eureka, IL, passed away at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2020, with her family by her side.

Robert N. Poehlman, 83, of Washington passed away at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Home-Eureka.

Christopher Lee White,35, of Eureka, IL, passed away unexpectedly at Advocate Eureka Hospital on April 28, 2020.

Patricia Ann (Seisser) Eide, 84, of Washington, IL, died Friday, May 1, 2020, at her home in the presence of family.

Charles A. Wilson, 94, of Washington, IL, passed away at 7:07 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2020, at his home with family at his side.

Mark Douglas Wankel passed peacefully at his home in Morton on May 1, 2020. Those who knew Mark were inspired by his love for family, travel, food and adventure. He tackled life’s ups and downs with constant optimism.

James “Jim” P. Welsh, 90, of Morton, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Richard W. Schroen, 74, of Washington went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 26, 2020, at his residence.

John Lee “Jack” Stromberger, 88, of Washington, IL, passed away on April 22, 2020, at OSF St. Francis in Peoria, IL.

Donna R. Osborn, 87, of Washington, IL, passed away at Reflections Memory Care in Washington on Wednesday April 8, 2020, at 2:30 a.m.