Bernice E. Sutter, 86, of Morton, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 2, 2020, at the Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton. She was born to Henry and Susanna (Bechler) Eichelberger on November 20, 1933, on a farm in Hopedale.

Bernice Oliver, of Morton, formerly of Kewanee, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. She was born on November 18, 1922, in Kansas City, MO, to Henry and Tillie (Roberts) Swecker. She married Claude Oliver on December 24, 1940 in Decatur, MI…

Martha Anne “Marti” Dubois of Metamora, formerly of Washington, ascended to Glory at 10:40 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at Unity Point Health-Proctor in Peoria after a lengthy battle with pneumonia initiated by a COVID-19 diagnosis at the beginning of September.

Jerry Lee Beebe, 78, of Washington, passed away at 9:23 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. He was born on March 5, 1942, in Burlington, IA, to Samuel and Alice Marie (Fornell) Beebe. Jerry married Diana Lynn Henry on January 26, 1964, in Washington.

Roger A. Ackerman, 78, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Stephen Joseph Rediger, of Washington, Illinois, passed away at 12:15 p.m., Sunday, October 4, 2020, at Lakeside Rehab and Healthcare Center, East Peoria, Illinois, following a long struggle with cancer. 

Ruth Kaisner, 94, of Morton, passed into eternity on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. She was born on February 19, 1926 in Morton to John and Emma (Belsley) Zimmerman. She married Victor Kaisner on November 18, 1945, in Morton. He preceded her in de…

Joseph S. “Joe” Webb, 68, of Deer Creek, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020, at his farm.

Julius Estel Dunham, 89, of Washington, passed away at 4:14 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at his home. He was born November 6, 1930, in Macomb to Carl and Helen Marie (Brown) Dunham. He married Kathryn (Kay) Beaty on June 10, 1951, in Peoria. She preceded him in death on February 19, 2019.

Mark L. Cox, 64, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria. He was born on March 28, 1956 in Macomb to the late Robert and Martha (Crowl) Cox. He married Brenda (White) Hopkins in Pekin on February 27, 2015. She preceded him in death on A…

Robert L. “Bob” Egeberg, 81, of Morton, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at Aperion Care Morton Villa in Morton. He was born on January 17, 1939 in Brookings, SD to the late Herbert and Marie (Green) Egeberg. He married Josephine Gill in Brookings, SD on September 9, 1961.

Gerald Lloyd “Jerry” Ogborn, 71, passed away at his home in Mackinaw on Friday, September 18, 2020.  He was born on November 9, 1948 in Washington to Melvin and Shirley (Kelso) Ogborn.

Richard M. Simms, 75, of Morton, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born August 26, 1945, in Princeton. His parents were Frank and Anna H. Simms.

James M. “Mick” Sims, 90, of East Peoria, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on May 22, 1930 in Peoria to the late Willard and Leota (Foster) Sims. He married Patricia Houston in East Peoria on July 25, 1986.

Cecil O. Neeble, 93, of Morton, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on March 27, 1927 in Paducah, KY to the late George and Birdie (Duncan) Neeble. He married Zona Simmons in Mayfield, KY on November 20, 1947, and they were marr…

Ralph G. DeWitt, 97, of East Peoria, passed away of congestive heart failure on Monday, September 21, 2020, at OSF Richard L. Hospice Home in Peoria. He was born on September 30, 1922 in Carbondale to the late John and Phoebe (Williams) DeWitt. He married Doris Stegmaier in East Peoria on No…

Sandra J. Barry, 79, of Washington, passed away at 3:48 a.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at her residence. She was born on September 7, 1941 in Peoria to Robert W. and Helen (Sipes) Thompson. She married Ronald E. Barry on November 1, 1958 in Carlinville.

Brenda E. Hopkins-Cox, 51, of Morton, formerly of Monmouth, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at her home after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June of last year.

Heaven gained a beautiful angel on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, with the passing of William T. “Bill” Hoerr, 86, of Washington.   

Robert “Bob” Reinken, of Morton, went peacefully to his eternal home with his loving family at his side on Friday, September 11, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Restmor. He was born on September 27, 1929, to Elmer and Elsie (Oekel) Reinken.  He married Ruth Zobrist of Morton on December 9, 1951…

Robert A. “Bob” Barrick, 69, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, due to COVID-19.

William (“Bud”/”Bill”) Lanxon, 93, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on September 12, 2020, with his daughter by his side and his son nearby.  William was born to Richard and Helen (Orlopp) Corbin on September 27, 1926, in Peoria.  Bill was raised by his mother and stepfather, Percy Lanxon. 

Ronald E. Potter, 65, of Morton, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020, at his home. He was born on December 25, 1954, in Peoria, to Raymond and Mary (Stear) Potter. He married Kari Krigbaum in Peoria on August 19, 1983.

Harlan Eugene Baker, 63, of Delavan, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020, at his home. He was born on August 5, 1957, in Peoria, to Donald and Wilma (Dudley) Baker. He married Judy Bomarito on September 2, 1983.

Irene L. Kaps, 89, of Morton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Jacob Andrew Borton, 29, of Washington, born on August 28, 1991, passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 08, 2020. Jacob was a loving son and best friend to his parents, Kent and Lynne Koehl Borton of Washington. 

Lloyd C. “Bud” Zobrist, 93, of Morton, went peacefully from his earthly life to his eternal heavenly inheritance, surrounded by family, early Sunday morning on August 30, 2020, at his home.

Betty L. Good, 83, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at the Villas of Hollybrook in Morton. She was born October 14, 1936, in Chandlerville, to Leroy and Helen (Stuhmer) Ray. She married Wendell Good on February 9, 1957, in Kilbourne. He preceded her in death on January 1, 2017.

Lawrence D. “Larry” Marion, 65, of East Peoria, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria. He was born on August 5, 1955, in Peoria to Lloyd and Mary Ellen (Levine) Marion. He married Polly Petty in Peoria on March 5, 1977.

Patricia Ann “Pat” Walker (nee Birnn), 85, of Metamora, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria. She was born on March 10, 1935, in Englewood, NJ to Robert and Vera (Ireland) Birnn. She married Harold “Tip” Preston in Park Ridge, NJ on September 8,…

Lester A. Crosier, 77, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on February 16, 1943, in East Peoria to Lucian and Dorothy (Stufflebean) Crosier. He married Mary Thomson Schoch, in Peoria, on November 22, 1981.

Sheila Mary Lockwood, 82, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at Reflections Memory Care in Morton. She was born on April 4, 1938, in Chadderton, England, to Henry and Ellen (Diggle) Procter. She married Kenneth Lockwood in Chadderton, England on April 4, 1959. He preceded …

Darlene M. “Susie” Perdue, 74, of East Peoria, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria. She was born on March 22, 1946, in Peoria to Charles and Mary (Ernst) Miller.

Raymus “Ray” Tate, 93, of Eureka, formerly of Washington, passed away on Sunday August 30, 2020, at his home. Ray was born on Oct. 19, 1926 in Bluford, IL to Joseph Roy and Dollie Shields Tate. He married Glennis F. Young on February 3, 1947 in Mount Vernon, IL. She preceded him in death on …

Daniel H. “Jr.” Krumholz, 86, of Metamora, formerly of Eureka, passed away at 10:15 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Shirley M. Gronewold, 88, of Metamora, formerly of Washington, passed away at 6:53 p.m. on Monday, August 24, 2020, at Unity Point Health-Proctor in Peoria.

Duane O. Haag, 83, of St. Simon Island, GA, formerly of Morton, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020, at his home. He was born on July 4, 1937, in Buffalo Center, IA, to John and Vilo (Hanson) Haag. He married Mary Ann Shipreck in Norte Dame, IN, on February 11, 1961.

Doris I. Webster, age 84, of Morton and formerly of East Peoria, passed away at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria on Thursday, August 13, 2020.

William “Bill” Vermillion, 85, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020, in Morton. He was born on July 11, 1935, in Neoga, IL, to parents Earl and Blanch (Farmer) Vermillion. He married Lily Bland in 1957.

Pearl L. Rassi, 98, of Morton, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton. She was born on August 18, 1921, in Tremont to Chris and Elizabeth (Winzeler) Schweigert. She married Elias “Eli” Rassi in Pekin on February 18, 1950. He preceded her in death on …

Barbara J. Gorrie, 80, of Morton, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria. She was born on February 9, 1940, in Chicago to Mark and Lillian (O’Neill) Ahern. She married Robert Gorrie on February 15, 1962, in Tokyo, Japan. He preceded her in death on Dec…

James Robert Theine of Washington, age 63, born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on November 28, 1956. He was the son of Robert A Theine and Veronica (Theine) Schmitt, died on Wednesday August 5, 2020.  Jim had been fighting ocular melanoma since 2012. 

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.