Peoria Journal Star Obituaries

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June 22, 2018

Deloris Abner (Young)

Deloris Abner (Young)

Nashville, IL

Deloris (Young) Abner PEORIA - Ms. Deloris Abner, 58, of Antioch, TN, formerly of Peoria, IL, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Alive Hospice Residence in Nashville, TN. Deloris was born on September 16, 1959, in Raymond, MS, to Frank and Pearline (Hudson)...

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 20 to Jun. 22, 2018.

Everett Aeschliman

Everett Aeschliman

Benson, IL

Everett Aeschliman BENSON - Everett Aeschliman, 96, of Benson, IL passed away at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home surrounded by his wife of 72 years and his children. Everett was born on December 10, 1921 in Benson, IL, a son of Charles...

Michael Beebe

Michael Beebe

Pacific City, OR

Michael Beebe PEORIA - Michael Lawrence Beebe, formerly of Peoria, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018, in Portland, OR. Michael was born in Peoria, Illinois, on December 20, 1951, to Phyllis Russeff and Gerald Beebe. He graduated from Richwoods High School in Peoria in...

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 21 to Jun. 23, 2018.

Billy Brown Jr.

Billy Brown Jr.

Peoria, IL

Billy Brown Jr. PEORIA - Billy Brown Jr., 23, of Ramsey, MN, formerly of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Anoka, Minnesota. He was born to Billy Brown Sr. and Tracy (Proctor) Cagle on May 18, 1995, in Peoria. Billy was a lover of sports. He ran track and...

Laverne Esch

Laverne Esch

Metamora, IL

Laverne Esch METAMORA - Laverne M. Esch, 92, of Metamora passed away at 2:22 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Snyder Village. She was born on July 27, 1925, in rural Metamora, the daughter of Sol and Nina Smith Gingrich. She married Claude M. Esch on September 17, 1948 in...

Thomas Fritz

Thomas Fritz

Peoria, IL

Thomas Fritz PEORIA - Thomas Alan Fritz, 62, of Peoria passed away at UnityPoint Health-Proctor on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Tom was born to John and Gladys Wallat Fritz on April 9, 1957, in Peoria. He is survived by his beloved partner of many years, Brenda Rastegar; his...

Violette Funk

Violette Funk

Morton, IL

Violette Funk MORTON - Violette E. Funk, 97, of Morton passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton. Violette was born on Nov. 25, 1920, in Gridley, Ill., to William and Oliva (Yergler) Gramm. She married Wilbert Funk on April 21, 1946, in...

Jeffrey "Jeff" Green

Jeffrey "Jeff" Green

Peoria, IL

Jeffrey "Jeff" Green PEORIA - Jeffrey John "Jeff" Green, age 61, of Peoria passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Lakeside Health in Bowmanville, Canada. Born June 10, 1957, in Monmouth, IL, he was a son to Ramon J. and Beverly J. (Westermeyer) Green. On September 3, 1988, he...

Blaine Haskett

Blaine Haskett

Lakeland, FL

Blaine Haskett NEOGA, IL – Blaine L. Haskett, 76, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Neoga, Ill., passed away Feb. 3, 2018, at his residence. Blaine was born Jan. 14, 1942, in Neoga, Ill., to Frank and Ethel Haskett. Surviving are three daughters, Angelia Haskett of Las Vegas,...

Diana Lynn Sidell

Diana Lynn Sidell

Fairbury, IL

Diana Lynn Sidell FAIRBURY - Diana Lynn Sidell, 71, passed away at home in Fairbury, IL, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. She was born on January 22, 1947, in Peoria, IL, at Methodist Hospital, to Kenneth W. Reinders of East Peoria, IL, and Helen (Johnson)...

Symanthia Mae VanBuren

Symanthia Mae VanBuren

Peoria, IL

Symanthia Mae Van Buren PEORIA - Symanthia Mae Van Buren, 75, of Nashville, TN, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Rosewood Care Center in Peoria. Symanthia was born on May 26, 1942, in Clarksville, TN, to Annie Mae Moore. She is survived by her cousins, Donald (Diane)...

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 20 to Jun. 22, 2018.

Samuel Waller

Samuel Waller

Carlock, IL

Samuel Waller CARLOCK - Samuel Anthony Waller, 77, of rural Carlock, IL passed away at home on his farm surrounded by family and was welcomed home by Jesus into heaven on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. He was born on December 10, 1940 in Carlock, IL, a son of Sammie Houston and...

Altha Williams

Altha Williams

West Peoria, IL

Altha Williams PEORIA - Mrs. Altha Williams, 87, of Peoria, IL, passed away at 4:50 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria IL. Altha was born on July 27, 1930, in Brinkley, AR, to the Rev. Jessie and Magnolia (Carter) Eckwood. She married Samuel...

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 20 to Jun. 22, 2018.

June 21, 2018

Robert L. "Bob" Begner

Robert L. "Bob" Begner

Peoria, IL

Robert L. "Bob" Begner PEORIA - Robert L. "Bob" Begner, age 74, of Peoria passed away at 9:53 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Bob was born on October 28, 1943, in Princeville, IL, the son of Ralph H. and Helen P. (Bouton) Begner. He...

Ardella Brown-Augusta

Ardella Brown-Augusta

Peoria, IL

Ardella Brown-Augusta PEORIA - Ardella "Della" Brown-Augusta, 71, of Peoria passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist at 7:07 p.m. Ardella was born on January 5, 1947, in Memphis, TN, to Rosevelt Carter and Gladys Edwards. She married Roy L....

Robert A. Chamberlain

Robert A. Chamberlain

Peoria, IL

Robert A. Chamberlain PEORIA - Robert A. Chamberlain, 77, of Peoria passed away at 1:13 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria. He was born on April 19, 1941, in Peoria, a son of Robert W. and Margaret (Schroeder) Chamberlain. They preceded him...

Kent Gashaw

Kent Gashaw

Groveland, IL

Kent Gashaw GROVELAND - Kent A. Gashaw, 61, of Groveland passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Kent was born on May 27, 1957, in Denver, Colo., to Dwight and Ida Mae (Opie) Gashaw. He married Elizabeth Banks on March 26, 1977, in...

Helen Koke

Helen Koke

Morton, IL

Helen Koke MORTON - Helen E. Koke, 86, of Gering, Neb., formerly of Morton, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Heritage Estates in Gering, Neb. Helen was born on Aug. 13, 1931, in Easton, Ill., to Henry M. and Lucy A. (Whitehead) Pfeiffer. She married Roger H. Koke on Oct....

Robert Lee "Bob" Milner

Robert Lee "Bob" Milner

Bloomington, IL

Robert Lee "Bob" Milner BLOOMINGTON - Robert Lee "Bob" Milner, age 83, of Bloomington, IL, formerly of Pekin, passed away at 4:08 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at his residence. His funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Calvary United Methodist Church,...

Barbara Mohn

Barbara Mohn

Versailles, IL

Barbara Mohn PEORIA - Barbara Dell Mohn, age 87, of Versailles, Illinois, formerly of Peoria, Illinois, passed away at 11:50 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. She was born on September 19, 1930, in Holland, Ohio, the daughter of Harold E....

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 19 to Jun. 21, 2018.

Muriel "Ann" Nace

Muriel "Ann" Nace

Peoria, IL

Muriel "Ann" Nace PEORIA - Muriel "Ann" Nace, age 95, of Peoria passed away at 8:44 a.m. on Monday, June 18, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Ann was born on September 28, 1922, in Ridgefarm, IL, a daughter of Paul and Anna (McCalmot) Schulenberg. She married...

Harry E. Rohlfs

Harry E. Rohlfs

Lincoln, IL

Harry E. Rohlfs LINCOLN - Harry Eugene Rohlfs, age 91, passed into eternal life on Monday, June 18, 2018, at The Christian Village in Lincoln, IL. He was born on March 13, 1927, in Lincoln, IL, the son of Harry Louis Rohlfs and Hester Kirkman Rohlfs. Upon graduation from...

Glenn W. Sunderland

Glenn W. Sunderland

Urbana, IL

Glenn W. Sunderland WASHINGTON - Glenn W. Sunderland, formerly of Washington, IL, and Newton, IL, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living in Urbana, IL, at age 92. Glenn was born on December 28, 1925, to Glenn H. and Sarah (Taylor) Sunderland, in...

Hazel Vogel

Hazel Vogel

El Paso, IL

Hazel Vogel EL PASO - Hazel A. Vogel died Saturday morning, June 16, 2018, at the age of 95, at Heritage Health in El Paso, where she had been a resident since early this year. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she had been a five-year resident of the...

June 20, 2018

Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

Peoria, IL

Eileen Bailey PEORIA - Eileen Bailey, 91, of Peoria was called home to the Lord on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Born August 7, 1926, in Peoria to Harry and Anna Castle Marks, she married Frank Bailey on August 17, 1946, in Peoria. He died on January 21, 1988, in Peoria. One son,...

Billie Joe Burns Sr.

Billie Joe Burns Sr.

Peoria, IL

Billie Joe Burns Sr. PEORIA - Billie Joe Burns Sr., 69, of Peoria, formerly of Princeville, passed away at 1 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Heartland Health Care. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in...

Barbara J. Demmin

Barbara J. Demmin

Bartonville, IL

Barbara J. Demmin BARTONVILLE - Barbara J. Demmin, 79, of Bartonville, IL, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at her residence, surrounded by her loving children. She was born on July 4, 1938, to Melvin L. and Reba M. (Brown) VanWinkle. She married Robert L....

Jessie Goben

Jessie Goben

East Peoria, IL

Jessie Goben EAST PEORIA - Jessie Goben, 97, of East Peoria, formerly of Bath, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018. She was born on July 15, 1921, in Bath Township to Charles and Barbara (Schoonover) Nall. She married Clyde Goben on January 31, 1942. He preceded her in death...

Rhonda Kay Lovett

Rhonda Kay Lovett

East Peoria, IL

Rhonda Kay Lovett EAST PEORIA - Rhonda Kay Lovett, 65, of East Peoria died at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, 2018, surrounded by her family, at her home. She was born on September 21, 1952, in Peoria to Lyle and Helen (Rebholz) Peterson. She married Ronnie D. Lovett on April...

Patrick Parker

Patrick Parker

Peoria, IL

Patrick Parker PEORIA - Patrick Michael Parker, 61, of Peoria passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at his residence. He was born on May 30, 1957, in Peoria to William Andrew and Mary Alice Geason Parker. He married Ashley E. Holmes on September 24, 2007, in Peoria. She...

Loretta Wiegand

Loretta Wiegand

Eureka, IL

Loretta Wiegand EUREKA - Loretta A. Wiegand, 76, of Eureka passed away with family by her side at 8:50 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. She was born on February 13, 1942, in Bern, KS, to Emil and Grace (Blunier) Strahm. She married Elton...

June 19, 2018

Melinda Palmer

Melinda Palmer

Manito, IL

Melinda Palmer MANITO - Melinda Sue Palmer, 57, of Manito passed away at her home at 12:16 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018. She was born on July 8, 1960, in Pekin, IL, to Richard and Eva (Richardson) Fuller. She married Kevin Palmer on July 29, 1977. Mrs. Palmer is survived by...

Larry W. Stranz

Larry W. Stranz

Bartonville, IL

Larry W. Stranz BARTONVILLE - Larry W. Stranz, 78, of Bartonville, Illinois, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria, Illinois. He was born on September 11, 1939, in Peoria County, Illinois, to Wilbur J. and Mayme (Pedze) Stranz. He married...

June 18, 2018

Barbara Mettam

Barbara Mettam

Pekin, IL

Barbara Mettam PEKIN - Barbara Jean "Barb" Mettam, 74, of Pekin passed away at 9:11 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at Pekin Manor. Born Feb. 27, 1944, in Peoria to Clarence E. and Dorothy M. (Neville) Worden, she married Dannis A. Mettam on Oct. 6, 1963, in Peoria. Surviving are...

Trudie E. Pierce

Trudie E. Pierce

Peoria, IL

Trudie E. Pierce PEORIA - Trudie E. Pierce, age 66, of Peoria passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria. Trudie was born on January 21, 1952, in Peoria to Edward A. and June S. (Nieukirk) Ehle. She married Thomas Q. Pierce Jr. on January...

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 16 to Jun. 18, 2018.

June 17, 2018

Rudolph Arnold

Rudolph Arnold

Lacon, IL

Rudolph Arnold LACON — Rudolph C. "Rudy" Arnold, 80, of Lacon, died on June 12, 2018 at Heartland Healthcare in Henry. Born in Bradley Arkansas to the late Drew and Mary Dunn Arnold, he married Betty Wall August 15, 1958 in Marshall Texas. Betty passed away on February 14,...

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 15 to Jun. 17, 2018.

John William Endres

John William Endres

West Peoria, IL

John William Endres PEORIA- John William Endres, 71, of West Peoria, Illinois, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 19, 1946 in Peoria, Illinois to John K. and Mildred (Henning) Endres. He is survived by...

Amey Jean Fink

Amey Jean Fink

Glasford, IL

Amey Jean Fink GLASFORD ~ Amey Jean (Elson) Fink, 81, of Glasford, passed away at 9:05 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at her home, after battling breast cancer for several years. She was born May 21, 1937 at home in Glasford to Archie and Janie (Clauson) Elson. She married...

Merlin R. Lambie

Merlin R. Lambie

Bartonville, IL

Merlin R. Lambie BARTONVILLE- Merlin R. Lambie, 80, of Bartonville, Illinois, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at Unity Point\Methodist Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 16, 1938 in Peoria, Illinois to J. Richard and Edna C. (Weiman) Lambie. He...

Gary Macari

Gary Macari

Crystal Lake, IL

Gary Macari PEORIA — Gary E. Macari, 67, of Crystal Lake, was born on December 29, 1950 to the late Quinton and the late Julia Macari and passed away on June 14, 2018 after battling cancer valiantly. Gary was the loving husband of Nancy (nee Hayward) for 44 years; beloved...

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 15 to Jun. 17, 2018.

Irene R. Murphy

Irene R. Murphy

Peoria, IL

Irene R. Murphy PEORIA — Irene R. Murphy, 70, from Peoria went to be with our Heavenly Father, Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11:11 a.m. surrounded by her loving family at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria. She was born August 2, 1947 in Peoria to William and Virginia...

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