Patricia S. "Pat" Shelton, 74, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at her home.

William Stultz "Bill" Herbst, 93, of Morton, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021, at UnityPoint Health in Peoria. He was born on April 21, 1928, in Dixon to William and Kathryn (Stultz) Herbst, and grew up in Franklin Grove. He married Roberta Hoffman in Allen Park, MI on October 14, 1967.

Elizabeth Landwehr, 86, of Washington, passed away at 1:44 p.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at her residence. She was born on March 24, 1935, in Pope County, the daughter of Roscoe and Ludean Nance Burch.  She married Robert Landwehr in Peoria on Saturday, April 11, 1953. He passed away o…

Eric J. Rinehart, 67, of Marquette Heights, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on October 17, 1954, in Lincoln to Thomas and Ruth (Bridgewater) Rinehart. He married Cindy Bridges in Pekin on May 25, 1979.

Kimberly R. West, 59, of Morton, passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021, at her home. She was born on October 5, 1962, in Pekin to James and Cheryl (Hymbaugh) Cox. She married Chris West in Morton on October 25, 1991. He survives.

Brian J. Wirth, 68, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice in Peoria. He was born on September 19, 1953 in Peoria to Loral and Margaret (Hull) Wirth. He married Beth Elaine Bontz in Morton on April 7, 1990.

William Ernest Lincoln, 86, of Washburn, passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at Independence Senior Living in Peoria.

Kay (Connell) Reeser, 83, of Morton, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021 peacefully at Reflections Memory Care in Morton. She was born on August 13, 1938 in Pekin to Edgar and Cecelia (Morrisey) Connell. She was the youngest of three children.

Carl J. Uhlman, 90, of Tremont, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton. He was born on September 22, 1931 to Carl and Emma (Fritz) Uhlman. He married Ruth Rediger in Morton on January 22, 1956.

John Andrew McDonald, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at home surrounded by his family.

Veronica E. Chione, 71, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Proctor in Peoria. She was born on July 29, 1950 in Springfield to Joseph and Vera (Dubosh) Leonard. She married Robert Chione in Morton on April 24, 1970. He survives.

Ronald P. Hartzell, 80, of Washington, passed away Friday, October 8, 2021, in Peoria. He was born on February 25, 1941 in Peoria, the son of Paul “Pat” M. and Sarah “Sally” J. Hartzell.  He married Diane K. Aitken on July 15, 1961 in Rock Island.

William C. “Bill” Bradle, 86, passed away peacefully at 12:14 p.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2021.

George Edward “Babe” Schifeling, 92, of Metamora, passed away peacefully on October 4, 2021, at 7:45 a.m.  Babe was born to Leslie and Rose (Steffan) Schifeling on June 28/29, 1929.

Freda Valera Melaik, 83, of Eureka and Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 5:20 p.m. at River City Crossing Nursing Home. She was born on November 10, 1937, in Athens, AL, the daughter of Edgar and Mary (Smith) Sides.  She married Dr. Lawrence Louis Melaik in 1957 in Eureka.

James D. Anderson, 92, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at his home. He was born on June 26, 1929, in Deer Creek to Ora Dale and Marcella (Danforth) Anderson. He married Alice Rojean Wagler on June 28, 1953, in Morton.

Beverly L. Miller, 86, of Morton, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria. She was born on May 21, 1935, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Barron and Ellenore (Anderson) Collette. She married Larry Miller in Youngstown, Ohio, on November 26, 1955. He survives.

Norma Lee Ahrens, 93, of Eureka, formerly of Metamora, died at 4:57 p.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka. She was born on December 7, 1927, in Cazenovia to Frank and Mabel Baker Broers.  She married Willard Ahrens on September 12, 1946, in Washington. 

Larry M. "Mike" Harr, Sr., 72, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at his home. He was born on May 8, 1949, in Peoria to John, Jr. and Donna Lou (Antle) Harr. He married Kathy Stolin in East Peoria on March 22, 1969.

Stella S. Coffman, 91, of rural Metamora, passed away at home on Friday, October 1, 2021, at 2 a.m. after a three-year struggle with cancer.

Stephen M. Chaney, 71, of Bloomington, passed away October 3, 2021, at Carle BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

James M. "Jim" McMahon, 74, of Morton, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on September 11, 1947, in Peoria to Joseph and Pauline (Martin) McMahon. He married Jackie Eisenhauer in Washington on August 21, 1982. She preceded him in …

Bill R. Noll, 83, of Roanoke, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Apostolic Christian Home in Roanoke. He was born July 4, 1938, in Eureka, the son of Myrel and Irene Brubaker Noll. He married Patricia Bagby on February 25, 1961, in Eureka.

Marion F. "Bud" McGrew, 85, of Mackinaw, formerly of Sunnyland, passed away at 4:46 a.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at Unity Point Health Methodist in Peoria. He was born July 22, 1936, in Flora, the son of Charles and Vivienne Taylor McGrew.  He married Lois J. Boswell on June 8, 1957…

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Robert H. “Bob” Bandeko, 92, a current resident of Serenity Assisted Living in East Peoria, formerly of Washington, passed away at 2:55 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria. He was born on July 17, 1929, in Peoria, the son of William and Dorothy Neff Bandeko. He…

Theodore M. "Teddy" Schneider, 55, of Morton, died Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Apostolic Christian LifePoints in Morton. He was born on August 18, 1966, in Urbana.

Mary Catherine Crabb Kerr, born October 31, 1942, in Macomb to Carle R. Jr. And Martha Lewis Crabb. She married Richard A. Kerr on August 20, 1966, in Macomb. 

Alex N. Rinehart, 70, of Washington, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at the Medical Center of Aurora, in Aurora, CO. 

R. Larry Roberts, 83, of Washington, passed away at 4:09 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.

Burdell Hall, 97, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria. He was born March 14, 1924, in Mackinaw to Charles E. and Hyla M. Lower Hall. He married Doris F. Hoffman on August. 20, 1948, in Deer Creek.

Gary L. Rumbold, 73, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 1, 1947, in Peoria to Richard and Beulah (Martin) Rumbold. He married Mary Kay Anliker in Eureka on June 15, 1969.

Michael Scott Missey, 52, of Hot Springs, NC, formerly of Washington, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2021.

Craig R. Chione, 44, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, in Morton. He was born on August 15, 1977, in Peoria to Robert and Veronica (Leonard) Chione of Morton. They survive.

Donna Strunk Zimmerman, 87, of Tremont, formerly of Morton, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021, in Hopedale. She was born on February 1, 1934, at home in Morton to Val H. and Rachael (Hirstein) Strunk, and born again in 1974 into the kingdom of God. She married Kenneth L. Zimmerman on…

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Karyn S. Hawthorne, 61, of Washington, formerly of Morton, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021.

Connie L. Schmidgall, 78, of Scottsdale, AZ, formerly of Morton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Hopedale Nursing Home in Hopedale. She was born on September 22, 1942, in Bloomington to Eldon and Frances (Winstead) Zoller. She married Jacob J. "Joe" Schmidgall. He p…

Richard A. Robertson, 78, lovingly referred to as “Papa”, of Washington, went to his final resting place Friday afternoon, September 3, 2021. He was born in Springfield on August 7, 1943, to the late Harold E and Ester Mae Collard Robertson.

J. Larry Arvin, 76, of Washington, passed away at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Unity Point Health-Methodist in Peoria. He was born on July 20, 1945, in Sandwich, to the late Glendon O. and Lola C. (Clesson) Arvin.  He married Phyllis J. Sacadat on October 13, 1973, in Peoria.

Richard L. Karnopp, 74, of Morton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at his residence. Richard was born on March 7, 1947, in Lincoln, NE to Earl and Henrietta "Reta" (Vogan) Karnopp.

Elizabeth Ann Klassen, 93, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Patricia H. "Pat" Otto, 66, of Morton, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. She was born on October 5, 1954, in Princeton to James and Frances (Mette) Hughes. She married Ray Otto in Peoria on July 14, 1979.

Wanda Lee (Ridings) Goldsmith Edwards, 85, of Washington, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 27, 2021, in Gulf Shores, AL. Wanda was born on May 26, 1936, in Eagan, TN to Virgil and Josephine (Smiddy) Ridings. She married Frank R. Goldsmith on September 16, 1953, in Metamo…

Cheryl J. Peoples. 70, of Washington, passed away at 7:35 p.m., Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at her residence in the loving care of her family. She was born on August 25, 1951, in Peoria, the daughter of Tom and Hazel Becannon Pritchard.  She married Gary L. Peoples on August 7, 1971, in Washington.

Nancy Lea Crain-Brown, 68, of Germantown Hills, passed away at 12:56 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at her residence. She was born on February 5, 1953, in Waco, TX, the daughter of Kenneth and Alberta Trosen Hubbard.  She married Leonard J. Brown on June 13, 2003, in Peoria.

Nancy Kellogg-Ponto, 70, of Washington, passed away at 6:48 a.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at her residence, with her family by her side.

Stephen W. Frank, 65, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on March 23, 1956, in Peoria, to David and Iris (Vinson) Frank. He married Deborah Crebo on July 20, 1991, in East Peoria.\

Frederick A. Doughty, 75, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center Emergency Department in Peoria. He was born on July 7, 1946, in Pittsburgh, PN, to Donald and Winnifred (Bluett) Doughty. He married Karen Gordon in Midway, PN, on October 18, 1968.

Kenneth L. Saltzman, 77, of Morton, passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria. He was born on April 6, 1944, in Iowa City, IA, to Elmer and Mildred (Crow) Saltzman. He married Madeline Witmer in Sterling on March 4, 1967.

Raymond Boswell, 87, of Washington, passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021, at his daughter's home in Morton. He was born on July 15, 1934, in Dunfermline to Bruce and Flora (Duquenne) Boswell. He married Arlene Hancock in Peoria on June 4, 1967. She preceded him in death on November 13, 1993.

Suzette E. Ervin, 56, of Deltona, FL, formerly of Washington, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 9, 2021, at her residence.

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

MORTON - Willa Mae Tuffentsamer, 93, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Raymond M. Langenbach, 83, peacefully passed away May 13, 2021, at OSF Richard J. Owens Hospice Home, surrounded by his family.