Pepper Marie Davis, 42, of Sunnyland, left this world unexpectedly on Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Pepper came into this world on 07-07-77.  Possibly she chose that distinctive date so her birthday would never be forgotten.  On that day she made her mother very happy to be her first born.  Pe…

Cora M. Leman, 103, of Peoria, IL, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Skylines in Peoria.

Mildred A. Banister, 90, of Morton, passed away on January 11, 2020, at Amy’s Country Manor in Pekin.

Dorothy J. Ryder, 80, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Aperion Care in Morton.

Robert “Bob” Donald Hertenstein, Jr., 59, of Morton, passed away on Thursday evening, January 9, 2020, at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL, surrounded by his family.

Judith Kay Seibert, 71, of Washington, IL, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020, at Snyder Village Health Center in Metamora, IL.

Rita Jean (Kirby) Hoog, 92, passed peacefully at 2 a.m., Sunday, December 22, 2019, at Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria.

Norma M. Drummond, 88, of Morton, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Patricia “Pat” Lee (Darrow) Bailey, 66, of East Peoria, IL, passed away at 11:33 a.m. Friday, December 27, 2019, surrounded by her family. 

LaVerne C. Miller, 93, of Germantown Hills, IL, passed away at 4:06 a.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at Snyder Village Memory Care in Metamora, IL.  She was born on June 13, 1926, in Germantown Hills to William and Mollie (Schwenk) Schneider.  She married Donald Schroeder on June 14, 194…

Carol Lynn Keller, 62, of Washington, IL, passed away at 10:03 p.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL, with her family by her side.

Paul C. Rainey, 93, of Bay View Gardens, Illinois, passed away peacefully at Unity Point Health Methodist Hospital in Peoria, Illinois on December 17, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Kimberly Anne (Nieukirk) Eccles, 51, passed away at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home on December 15, 2019, at 7:43 a.m.

Betty J. Boynton, 90, of Morton, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019, at her home.

Larry R. “Kidd” Menold, 67, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria.

Michelle L. Zath, 55, of Washington, formerly of Morton, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria.

Homer A. Gundy, 84, of Washington passed away at 12:25 p.m., Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka.

Edith E. Lange, 84, of Washington, IL, passed away at 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at her residence.

Dennis R. Adams, 75, of Metamora, passed away at 4:53 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Bernadine J. Cannon, 95, of Washington, formerly of Creve Coeur and Metamora, passed away at 9:05 a.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019, at her residence.

Larry F. Koch, Sr., 69, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at his home.

Eleanor Meyer, 92, of Morton, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Loren R. Gillan, 84, of Morton, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Hopedale Medical Complex.

Linden J. Hockenbury, Jr, 44, of Oretta, LA, formerly of Washington, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at his residence from diabetic complications.

Roswell G. Daniels M.D., D.P.H., 95, of East Peoria, formerly of Morton, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Richard Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Jerry M. Moreland, 72, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

Arlene K. Stufflebeam, 71, of East Peoria, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at her home.

Lois M. Strickfaden, 88, of Metamora, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Snyder Village in Metamora.

Jo Ann Brunk, 82, of Eureka, formerly of Washington passed away at 10:13 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 at her residence.

Lowell Wayne Fauber, 91, of Metamora, IL passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Snyder Village in Metamora.  He was born on May 15, 1928 to Orville and Anna (Vaubel) Fauber in Spring Bay, IL.  He married Frieda E. Aupperle on January 6, 1952 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Peoria. 

Herman Lloyd Joiner, 75, of Washington, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.

Joyce A. Kinzinger, 82, of Hanna City, formerly from Morton, died on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 6:47 a.m. at Kountryview Estates in Hanna City.

Amy J. Lacy, 57, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, surrounded by family.

Marilyn M. Gunter, 82, of Tremont, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Jesse A. Horn, 33, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Trinity in Rock Island, Ill.

Lorraine E. Ramler, 93, of Morton, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at her home.

Barbara A. Crebo, 82, of Washington passed away at 1:55 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria

Janet M. Smrkovski, 78, of Morton, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Irene L. Risser, 97, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of East Peoria, IL passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Mesa Christian Health & Rehabilitation Center in Mesa.

Martha B. Bennett, 87, of Washington, passed away at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, October 24, 2019 at her residence with her loving family by her side.

Gene A. Fisher, 86, of Washington passed away at 11:52 a.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Unity Point Health Proctor.

Steven J. Smith, 75, of North Port, FL and formerly of Washington, IL passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in Venice, FL.

Sheila A. Koch, 71, of Washington, formerly of Mackinaw, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 at Generations at Riverview in East Peoria.

Michael H. Hinrichsen, 66, of Congerville, Ill., went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill.

Lester J. Kaiser, 95, of Morton, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Ruth Eileen Nohl, 91, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Luke W. Rastetter, 83, of Peoria formerly of Washington passed away at 4:35 p.m., Monday, September 16, 2019 in the emergency room of OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Harold C. Wiggers, 91, of Morton, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Sue E. (Scifres) Mescher Jelesnianski, 65, of Maynardville, Tenn., formerly of Morton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Knoxville, Tenn., with her family by her side, after a brave 10-year battle with cancer.

Dwayne L. Fauth, 90, of Washington, IL passed away at 6:15 a.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Daniel E. Bergstrom, 83, of Morton passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Bernice A Rapp, 96, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Lonnie A. Cline, 75, of Washington, IL passed away with family by his side in the early morning hours of Thursday, August 29, 2019 at his residence.