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Today's Obituaries

James "JD" Bredehoft Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

James "JD" Bredehoft

Springfield, IL

James "JD" Bredehoft 1929 - 2017 James "JD" Bredehoft, 88, of Springfield, passed away at 3:03 p.m. on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies. Visitation and Funeral Service: The...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2017.
William Michael "Bill" Bullard Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

William Michael "Bill" Bullard

Morrisonville, IL

William "Bill" Michael Bullard 1927 - 2017 MORRISONVILLE, IL - William "Bill" Michael Bullard, 89, of Morrisonville, Ill., passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Bill was born July 11, 1927, in Moweaqua, Ill., to Ralph Elwin and Zeva...

Bernice Burtle Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Bernice Burtle

Springfield, IL

Bernice Burtle 1914 - 2017 Bernice Burtle, 102, of Springfield, died at 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at St. John's Hospital. Bernice was born September 16, 1914 in Springfield, to John W. and Isa Della Lawson Swalley. She married Ernie Purgatorio on November 14,...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2017.
James Dean Hamrick Sr. Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

James Dean Hamrick Sr.

Springfield, IL

James Dean Hamrick, Sr. 1931 - 2017 SPRINGFIELD, IL - James Dean Hamrick, Sr., of Springfield, died at 6:50 a.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. He was born Dec. 26, 1931, in Springfield, to Lawrence Russell and Susan Grace Usher Hamrick. He...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2017.

Cozet Hunter

Springfield, IL

Cozet Hunter Springfield, Il - Cozet Hunter, 83, formerly of Springfield, Illinois Departed this life on Saturday April 22, 2017 at St. John's Hospital. Professional Services are entrusted to Ruby Funeral Services & Chapel,1520 East Washington Street, Springfield,Il 62703....

Sandra L. "Sandy" Johnston

Springfield, IL

Sandra "Sandy" L. Johnston Springfield, IL - Sandra "Sandy" L. Johnston, 59, passed away at 4:12 a.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017 at her home. Please see Tuesday's SJ-R for complete obituary. Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 217-544-4646

Dr. Bung-Chung "b.c." Lee Ph.D. Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Dr. Bung-Chung "b.c." Lee Ph.D.

Springfield, IL

Dr. Bung-Chung "B.C." Lee, Ph.D. 1927 - 2017 Dr. Bung-Chung "B.C." Lee, Ph.D., 89, of Springfield passed away peacefully surrounded by his children on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Bickford Independent Living of Springfield. He was born in Beijing, China, on October 19, 1927,...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2017.
Joseph R. Mileham Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Joseph R. Mileham

Petersburg, IL

Joseph R. Mileham 1932 - 2017 Joseph R. Mileham, 85, formerly of Springfield, died at 4:11 am, Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home, in Petersburg. He was born January 7, 1932 in Lake Fork, IL, to Walter Hampton and Helen Marie Simpson Mileham. He married...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 22 to Apr. 23, 2017.
Anna Marie "Dolly" Nika Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Anna Marie "Dolly" Nika

Springfield, IL

Anna Marie "Dolly" Nika 1931 - 2017 Anna Marie "Dolly" Nika, 86, of Springfield, IL, died at 2:14 pm, on April 22, 2017, at John's Hospital. She was born January 25, 1931 in Springfield to August and Anna (Ciesla) Nika. Surviving are two sisters: Lois (Gene) Cory of Rochester,...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2017.

Frances A. Ahlgren Reed

Springfield, IL

Frances A. Ahlgren Reed Springfield, IL - Frances A. Ahlgren Reed, 61, died at 11:37 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Please see Thursday's SJ-R for complete obituary. Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 217-544-4646

Leslie Vaughn Sargent (Les) Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Leslie Vaughn Sargent (Les)

Stillwater, OK

Leslie (Les) Vaughn Sargent 1944 - 2017 Leslie (Les) Vaughn Sargent, 73, of Stillwater, Okla., died April 19, 2017, surrounded by his family in his home. His family will greet guests from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 28 and a celebration of his life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2017.
Mary Margaret Stutler Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Mary Margaret Stutler

Springfield, IL

Mary Margaret Stutler 1922 - 2017 Mary Margaret Stutler, 94, of Springfield, died at 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Margaret was born on November 29, 1922 in Columbia, SC, the daughter of David and Corrie Hooper Hill. She married Jerry...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 22 to Apr. 23, 2017.

Thealynn Lucille Vaughn

Curran, IL

Thealynn Lucille Vaughn Curran, IL - Thealynn Lucille Vaughn the infant daughter of George Andrew and Amanda Marie Vanderslik Vaughn was born and entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 21, 2017 at St. John's Hospital. Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home is in charge of...

Marian V. Wagner (Alf) Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Marian V. Wagner (Alf)

St. Petersburg, FL

Marian V. Wagner (Alf) St. Petersburg, FL - Marian V. Wagner (Alf), 89, formerly of Springfield, IL, passed away April 10, 2017, at her home in St. Petersburg, FL. Serenity Funeral Home, 13401 Indian Rocks Rd., Largo, FL 33774, is in charge of arrangements; 727-562-2080.

Yesterday's Obituaries

Michael F. Eandi M.D.

Pebble Beach, CA

Michael F. Eandi, MD Pebble Beach, CA - Michael F. Eandi, MD, formerly of Springfield, IL passed away peacefully on April 15 from complications related to ALS with his wife and sons at his side. Bermudez Family Cremations & Funerals in Monterey, CA, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register on Apr. 22, 2017.
David Verner Leach Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

David Verner Leach

Springfield, IL

David Verner Leach 1952 - 2017 SPRINGFIELD, IL - David Verner Leach, 64, of Springfield, died at 12:13 a.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center. He was born Oct. 1, 1952, in Lompoc, Calif., to Lum David and Patricia Atteberry Leach. He was preceded in death...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 21 to Apr. 22, 2017.

Jackie P. Melton

Jacksonville, IL

Jackie P. Melton Jacksonville, IL - Jackie P. Melton, 73, formerly of Lincoln, IL died Friday, April 14, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home and Crematory in Jacksonville, is in charge of arrangements. 217-243-4000

April 21, 2017 Obituaries

William G. Bennett Jr. Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

William G. Bennett Jr.

Farmersville, IL

William G. Bennett, Jr. 1923 - 2017 William G. Bennett, Jr., 94, of Farmersville, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at St. John's Hospital. Bill was born January 5, 1923 in Hamlet, IN, the son of William and Frances Jana Bennett, Sr. He married Norma L....

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2017.
Edward L. Bramblett Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Edward L. Bramblett

Pawnee, IL

Edward L. Bramblett 1941 - 2017 Edward L. Bramblett, 75, of Pawnee, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at his home. He was born May 29, 1941, to Lester and Sarah (Tomlinson) Bramblett, both of whom preceded him in death. He married Francine Burt on January 18, 1989. Ed was...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2017.

James "jd" Bredehoft

Springfield, IL

James "JD" Bredehoft Springfield, IL - James "JD" Bredehoft, 88, passed away at 3:03 p.m. on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Please see Saturday's SJ-R for complete obituary. The family is being served by Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home. 217-544-4646

William Michael Bullard

Morrisonville, IL

William Michael Bullard MORRISONVILLE, IL - William Michael Bullard, 89, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield with his family by his side. Arrangements are incomplete with Moran & Goebel Funeral Home.

Alfreda "Allie" R. "Freda" Katauski Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Alfreda "Allie" R. "Freda" Katauski

Springfield, IL

Alfreda "Freda" "Allie" R. Katauski 1927 - 2017 SPRINGFIELD, IL - Alfreda "Freda" "Allie" R. Katauski, 89, of Springfield, Ill., passed away peacefully in her sleep, rosary in hand, on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at home. She was born Oct. 25, 1927, in Benld, Ill., to Alfred...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2017.

Theodore Charles "Ted" Lindquist

Springfield, IL

Theodore "Ted" Charles Lindquist Springfield, IL - Theodore "Ted" Charles Lindquist, 87, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Regency Care. A full obituary with service information will publish in the April 29 issue of the SJ-R. Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home in...

Mona L. Meyer Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Mona L. Meyer

Springfield, IL

Mona L. Meyer 1928 - 2017 Mona L. Meyer, 88, of Springfield, passed away at 8:59 p.m. on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Mona was born on May 15, 1928 in Streator, the daughter of Victor and Ruth Howey Weisz. She married Charles F. Meyer in 1948 in...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2017.
Lillian C. Oyler Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Lillian C. Oyler

Auburn (Formerly Of Cahokia, Il)

Lillian C. Oyler 1922 - 2017 AUBURN, IL - Lillian C. Oyler, nee Clark, 94, of Auburn, Ill., formerly of Cahokia, Ill., born Nov. 26, 1922, in West Clifty, Ky., passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at St. John's Hospital Springfield, Ill. Lillian was a member of the Legion of...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2017.
Marilyn J. Snider Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Marilyn J. Snider

Springfield, IL

Marilyn J. Snider 1937 - 2017 Marilyn J. Snider, 80, of Springfield, died at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Marilyn was born March 18, 1937 in Divernon, the daughter of LeRoy and Elizabeth Cuthbert Keiser. She married Floyd "Bill" Snider on...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2017.
Morris E. "MoMo" Whalen Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Morris E. "MoMo" Whalen

Virden, IL

Morris E. "MoMo" Whalen 1935 - 2017 Virden – Morris E. "MoMo" Whalen 81 of Virden, IL passed away Tuesday April 18, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center Springfield, IL. Morris was born April 30, 1935 in Virden, IL a son of David and Caroline (McAllister) Whalen. He was a 1954...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2017.

April 20, 2017 Obituaries

Louis Nelson Barger Jr. Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Louis Nelson Barger Jr.

Springfield, IL

Louis Nelson Barger, Jr. 1942 - 2017 SPRINGFIELD, IL - Louis Nelson Barger, Jr., 74, completed his earthly journey on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center. He was born April 26, 1942, in Springfield, Ill., to Louis Nelson Barger, Sr. and Earl Selma (Barger)...

Gerald F. "Jerry" Graff Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Gerald F. "Jerry" Graff

Springfield, IL

Gerald F. "Jerry" Graff 1929 - 2017 SPRINGFIELD, IL — Gerald Fairley "Jerry" Graff, 88, of Springfield, Ill., died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Springfield, Ill. Jerry was born Feb. 18, 1929, in Clarinda, Iowa, the...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.
Jimmie D. Holman Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Jimmie D. Holman

Springfield, IL

Jimmie D. Holman 1930 - 2017 Jimmie D. Holman, 86, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Reflections Memory Care in Chatham, IL. He was born on July 6, 1930 in Frankford, MO, the son of the late Harry D. and Florence M. (East) Holman. He married Barbara...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.
Alvin N. "Al" Hysler Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Alvin N. "Al" Hysler

Springfield, IL

Alvin N. "Al" Hysler 1916 - 2017 Alvin N. "Al" Hysler 100, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Alvin was born on August 8, 1916 in Springfield the son of Miller Albert and Maude Anna (Veara) Hysler. Al is survived by one sister,...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.
Charles David "Butch" Jones Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Charles David "Butch" Jones

Butler, IL

Charles David "Butch" Jones 1937 - 2017 BUTLER, IL - Charles David "Butch" Jones, 79, of Butler, passed away April 17, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Morrisonville, Ill., on July 11, 1937, to Clarence A. and Olivia (Grundy) Jones. He was a graduate of Morrisonville...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.
Norma Jean Najim (Lyss) Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Norma Jean Najim (Lyss)

Springfield, IL

Norma Jean (Lyss) Najim 1930 - 2017 Norma Jean (Lyss) Najim, 86, of Springfield, departed on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center, and is now with her beloved husband. Born on November 19, 1930 in Moline, IL, Norma was the daughter of Frank James and Gladys...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.
Theodore Raymond "Teddy" Pleshe Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Theodore Raymond "Teddy" Pleshe

Springfield, IL

Theodore Raymond "Teddy" Pleshe 1925 - 2017 Theodore Raymond "Teddy" Pleshe, 92, of Springfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at his home. He was born on April 2, 1925 in Bulpitt, IL, the son of the late Nicholas and Antonia (Klaric) Pleshe. He served in...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.
Anthony R. "Tony" Reichart Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Anthony R. "Tony" Reichart

Springfield, IL

Anthony "Tony" R. Reichart 1941 - 2017 Anthony "Tony" R. Reichart, 75, of Springfield, died at 3:45 a.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. Tony was born December 28, 1941 in Springfield, the son of Anthony J. and Ruth Wehrman Reichart. He married...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.

Victoria Lynn Schackel

Springfield, IL

Victoria Lynn Schackel 1955 - 2017 SPRINGFIELD, IL - Victoria Lynn Schackel, 61, of Springfield, passed away at 4:12 p.m. on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born Nov. 16, 1955, in Portland, Ore., a daughter of Leslie and Marlene...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.
Joshua Allen Scheina Obituary (The State Journal-Register)

Joshua Allen Scheina

Springfield, IL

Joshua Allen Scheina 1981 - 2017 Joshua Allen Scheina, 35, of Springfield, died at 11:22 a.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017 at his home. Joshua was born September 8, 1981 in Springfield, the son of David Allen and Janet Kay Martin Scheina. He married Valerie M. Long on August 16,...

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2017.
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