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Andrew T. Buckler

Andrew Thomas Buckler, 54, of Pontiac, passed away at 11 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at his residence.Cremation rites will be accorded and a private inurnment will be held at a later date at West Lawn Cemetery in Cullom.Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac.Andrew was born in Elmhurst on Dec. 6, 1962, a son of Gerald and Donna (Haren) Buckler.He read more

Peggy King

1930 – 2017

Peggy Marie King, 87, of Pekin, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at her home.

Born Aug. 1, 1930, in Pekin to Walter A. and Bessie M. (Johnson) Schaefer, she married James E. King on May 6, 1955 in Peoria. He died Aug., 1, 2002, in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and three brothers.

Surviving are two daughters, Julie Hamm and Jennifer read more

Frank Hoffman

1937 – 2017

Frank Hoffman, 80, of LaSalle, passed away at 7:16 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at Illinois Veterans Home at LaSalle. He was formerly of Peoria.

Frank served in the United States Army from 1960 to 1962.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Inurnment will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield. read more

Brooks, Merilee Ann (Beasley)

GALESBURG – Merilee Ann Brooks, 87, Galesburg, died at 3:13 p.m. on Aug. 29, 2017, in Care Center of Abingdon.
Merilee was born Sept. 18, 1929, in Canton, the daughter of Bernard James and Veletta G. (Lindsey) Beasley. She married Carl Dallas Brooks on Oct. 9, 1948. He preceded her in death on June 26, 1992.
Merilee is survived by one sister, Beverly Williams of Galesburg; and several read more

Lyle G. Leader

GALVA – Lyle G. Leader, 69, of Galva, died at 2:06 p.m., Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Peoria.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 19 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva where military rites will be accorded by the Galva Fusiliers. His brother, Rev. Richard Leader will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral read more

Mary Joann Diel, 83 1933-2017

Mary Joann
Diel, 83

Mary Joann Diel, nee Schonert, 83, of Caseyville, Illinois, born Wednesday, October 18, 1933, in Richland County, Illinois, died Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois. Mary worked as a Pharmacy Tech for Home Pharmacy. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Olney, Illinois and more recently First United Presbyterian Church read more

Catherine J. Heavilin

GIBSON CITY — Catherine J. Heavilin, 70, of Gibson City, died at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday Sept. 13, 2017, at her home in Gibson City. A private family memorial service will be at a later date. She was born March 19, 1947, in Bloomington, a daughter of Albert and Clevita (Crutchley) Tongate. She was married to Donald Heavilin for many years. Surviving are two daughters, Tina (Steve) Mueller of read more

Obituary: Noe ‘Bud’ DeRycke

Noe “Bud” DeRycke, 96, of Sheffield, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home, in LaSalle. A funeral mass celebrating Bud’s life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Sheffield. The Rev. Mark Miller will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery, in Sheffield, where military read more

Obituary: Aaron Frank

Aaron M. Frank, 34, of rural Annawan, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, in Silvis, after a yearlong battle with Lymphoma B. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, in Annawan. The Rev. Terry Lancaster and the Rev. Jan Shaulis officiated. Burial was read more

Obituary: Lela Humphrey

Lela May Humphrey, 90, of Goreville, died at 7:57 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Parkway Manor, in Marion. A funeral service was at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 at Bailey Funeral Home, in Vienna, Ill. The Rev. Andy Black officiated. Burial followed at Busby Cemetery, in Goreville. A visitation was from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials read more

Viola Hyatt

1930 – 2017

Viola Mae “Vi” Hyatt, 87, of Pekin, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at UnityPoint Health Pekin.

Born Jan. 1, 1930, in Lowden, Iowa to Emil and Luella (Boehl) Gehrls, she married Willis Gordon Hyatt on June 20, 1948, in Pekin. He died May 19, 2005, in Pekin. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Tamara Sayles.

Surviving are read more

Mary Ann Wysowski

KEWANEE — Mary Ann Wysowski, long-term resident and dedicated volunteer in Kewanee, died at the long-term care facility of Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo, on September 11, 2017 at 94 years of age.  Mary Ann Schwerbrock was born on February 4, 1923, the daughter of John H. and Mary Goossens Schwerbrock.  She graduated from Visitation School and Kewanee High School in 1941 and read more

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