Miscellaneous Champaign County, IL Obituaries

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Camille Marien, former principal of local school 
CHAMPAIGN Camille D. Marien, 85, of Champaign died Thursday (Oct. 28, 1999) at Boca Raton, Fla. 
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church of Champaign, 210 W. Church St., C. The Rev. Terry Harter will officiate. Entombment will be in Mount Hope Mausoleum, Champaign. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy. 

Ruby Austin 
DANVILLE Funeral services for Ruby "Mader" Austin, 72, of Danville will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Gibson Memorial Chapel, 314 N. Washington Ave., Danville. Elder Robert L. Perry Jr. will officiate. 
Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Danville. 
Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday and from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the family present at noon. 
Mrs. Austin died at 11:36 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 26, 1999) at St. Mary's Medical Center, Saginaw, Mich. 

Zeline Bogan 
SAN DIEGO Zeline Bogan, 90, of San Diego, formerly of Champaign, died Tuesday (Oct. 26, 1999) in San Diego. 
No services are planned. Telophase Cremation Society, Garden Grove, Calif., handled arrangements. 

Mary Chapman 
CHARLESTON Mary M. Chapman, 88, of Charleston died Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at Prairie View Care Center, Charleston. 
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston. The Rev. Max White will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery, Charleston. 
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

Clarence Coleman 
DANVILLE Clarence Coleman, 64, of Danville died Thursday (Oct. 28, 1999) at Veterans Affairs Hospital, Indianapolis. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Gibson Memorial Chapel, 314 N. Washington Ave., Danville. 

Albert Corbit 
CHAMPAIGN Funeral services for Albert Corbit, 57, of 109 E. Clark St., C, will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., C. The Rev. Bob Hassel will officiate. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. 
Mr. Corbit died at 6:52 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 28, 1999) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 

Joyce Eshleman 
CHAMPAIGN Funeral services for Joyce Ann Eshleman, 62, of 2505 Maplewood Drive, C, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2101 S. Prospect Ave., C. The Rev. Edward Schneider will officiate. 
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Onarga Cemetery, Onarga. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy. 
Mrs. Eshleman died at 9:02 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 28, 1999) at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. 

Magdalene Grate 
GIFFORD Magdalene E. Grate, 83, of Gifford, formerly of Patriot, Ohio, died Wednesday (Oct. 27, 1999) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Salem Baptist Church, Patriot. The Rev. William Lang will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Patriot. 
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. 
Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home, Gallipolis, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements. 

Robert Grigsby 
DANVILLE Robert G. Grigsby, 67, of Danville died at 3:25 a.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Logan Campus, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville, with military rites by American Legion Post 210. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

George Huffman 
DANVILLE George W. Huffman, 78, of Santa Monica, Calif., formerly of Danville, died at 2:27 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 27, 1999) at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. 
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lakeside Funeral Chapel, 3550 N. Vermilion St., Danville. The Rev. Gary Nye will officiate. Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery, Danville. 
Visitation will be for one hour before the services today at the funeral home. 

Ferne Jahr 
SAVOY Funeral services for Ferne Odell Jahr, 84, of Savoy will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, U. The Rev. Randy Gauger will officiate. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Rantoul. 
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. 
Mrs. Jahr died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 28, 1999) at The Carle Arbours, Savoy. 

Marion Knapp 
GIBSON CITY Funeral services for Marion Anna Emelia Knapp, 89, of Gibson City will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 401 N. Church St., Gibson City. The Rev. Kathleen Reichmann will officiate. 
Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery, Gibson City. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Lamb Funeral Home, 303 N. Church St., Gibson City, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church. 
Mrs. Knapp died at 1:55 a.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex. 

Paul Pettinga 
URBANA Memorial services for Paul S. Pettinga, 85, of Urbana will take place at a later date. 
Private graveside services will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana. 
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, U. 
Mr. Pettinga died at 8:50 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 28, 1999) at The Carle Arbours, Savoy. 

Delmar Reitz 
PAXTON Funeral services for Delmar A. Reitz, 86, of Paxton will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ford-Baier Funeral Home, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton. The Rev. Chet Travis will officiate. 
Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery, Gibson City, with military rites. 
Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
Mr. Reitz died at 12:25 a.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 

Beryl Schmidt 
KANKAKEE Beryl G. Schmidt, 74, of Manteno died Thursday (Oct. 28, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee. 
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Kankakee. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Kankakee. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, 295 Main St., N.W., Bourbonnais.

Marie Cameron 
CLINTON Carrie Marie Cameron, 97, of Clinton died at 7:10 p.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton. 
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Calvert Funeral Home, 201 S. Center St., Clinton. The Rev. Howard Bell will officiate. 
Burial will be at Mausoleum Park Cemetery, Clinton. 
Visitation will be at from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. 

Gary Griffith 
PEORIA Gary L. Griffith, 51, of Peoria died at 10:30 a.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. 
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 108 E. Church St., Gifford. The Rev. Dennis Cooley will officiate. Burial will be in Huls Cemetery, Gifford, with military rites. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel, Peoria, and at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. 

Leona Kuntz 
URBANA Leona M. Kuntz, 85, of 704 W. Delaware Ave., Urbana, formerly of Thawville, Chatsworth and Morris, died at 10:40 p.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, at the corner of Fourth Street and U.S. 24, Chatsworth, with the Rev. David Alberts of the First United Methodist Church in Urbana officiating. 
Burial will be at the Chatsworth Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from noon to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church. 
Hager Memorial Homes, Chatsworth, is in charge of arrangements. 

Norma McDaniel 
WESTVILLE Norma Jean McDaniel, 73, of Westville died at 9:25 p.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeside-Urbas Funeral Home, 135 N. West St., Westville. The Rev. Loren Bailey will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. 

Geraldine Phillips 
ARTHUR Geraldine Phillips, 92, of Arthur died at 3 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 30, 1999) at St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Shrader Funeral Home, Arthur. 

Clarellen Sample 
DANVILLE Clarellen Hume Sample, 93, of Danville died at 8 p.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Johnson-Lakeside Funeral Chapel, 105 E. South Main St., Oakwood. Burial will be in Embury Cemetery, Collison, with military rites by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

James Tabaka 
ESTERO, Fla. James M. Tabaka, 73, of Estero, Fla., formerly of Urbana, died on Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at home. 
Private funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Light Catholic Church, Estero, Fla. 

Clarence Coleman 
DANVILLE Funeral services for Clarence Vernon Coleman, 64, of Danville will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Protestant Chapel at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1900 E. Main St., Danville. Elder John Fonzer will officiate. 
Burial will be in the Danville National Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gibson Memorial Chapel, 314 N. Washington Ave., Danville, with the family present at 7 p.m. 
Mr. Coleman died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 28, 1999) at the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis. 

Gertrude Jones 
HUMRICK Gertrude Collier Alkire Jones, 95, of Lawrenceville, formerly of Humrick, died at 3 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 31, 1999) at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Logan Campus, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, 200 E. West St., Georgetown. Dennis Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Indianola. 
Visitation will be for one hour before the services Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Grace Lanum 
FARMER CITY Grace B. Lanum, 88, of Farmer City died at 2:23 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 31, 1999) at Jackson Heights Nursing Home, Farmer City. 
No services or visitation will be held. Burial will be in Hannibal, Mo., at a later date. Heath & Vaughn Funeral Home, Champaign, is handling arrangements. 

Lida Paceley 
PAYSON, Ariz. Lida E. Paceley, 78, of Payson, Ariz., formerly of the Champaign-Urbana area, died at 4:30 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 30, 1999) at Payson Care Center, Payson. 
Arrangements were handled by Payson Funeral Home, Payson. A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

Geraldine Phillips 
ARTHUR Funeral services for Geraldine B. Phillips, 92, of Arthur, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Vine Street Christian Church in Arthur. The Rev. Michael Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in the Arthur Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Shrader Funeral Home, 431 S. Vine St., Arthur. 
Mrs. Phillips died at 3 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 30, 1999) at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur. 

Harold Potter 
HENNING Harold J. "Cade" Potter, 91, of Henning died at 1:53 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 31, 1999) at his home. 
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Morrison Funeral Home, 101 Maiden Lane, Bismarck. Pastor Don Haley and Pastor Gene Grubb will officiate. Burial will be in Gundy Cemetery west of Bismarck. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Anna Sands 
MOUNT VERNON Anna M. Sands, 55, of Mount Vernon died at 6:50 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 30, 1999) at St. Mary's/Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. 
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Antioch Cemetery near Centralia Lake in Marion County. Randy Sells will officiate. There will be no visitation. Hughey Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, is in charge of arrangements. 

Georgiabelle Scott 
CHRISMAN Georgiabelle Scott, 79, of Chrisman died at 3:45 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 31, 1999) at home. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Scott-Bolen Funeral Home, 602 E. Madison Ave., Chrisman. 

Helen Sears 
ARCOLA Helen Irene Sears, 84, of Arcola died at 12:05 a.m. Monday (Nov. 1, 1999) at St. Joseph's Hospital, South Bend, Ind. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust St., Arcola. 

Evelyn Wilson 
CHARLESTON Evelyn J. Wilson, 84, of Charleston died Saturday (Oct. 30, 1999) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. 
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mound Cemetery, Charleston. The Rev. Don Winch will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston.

Bertha Ashwill 
ATWOOD Bertha W. Ashwill, 89, of Indianapolis, formerly of Atwood, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 2, 1999) at West Side Retirement Village, Indianapolis. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 S. Main St., Tuscola. 

Julie Byrd 
SUFFOLK, Va. Julie Ann Byrd, 72, of Suffolk, Va., died Wednesday (Oct. 27, 1999). 
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Norfolk, Va. The Rev. Ken Williams will officiate. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Tidewater Funeral Choices, Virginia Beach, Va. 

Charles Caston Jr. 
RANTOUL Charles Caston Jr., 49, of Rantoul died at 1:40 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 31, 1999) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Melker-Bluitt-Parker Mortuary, 704 N. Fourth St., C. 

Fern Chapman 
VILLA GROVE Fern Chapman, 81, of Villa Grove died at 9:25 p.m. Monday (Nov. 1, 1999) at The Carle Arbours, Savoy. 
Funeral arrangements were pending at Joines Funeral Home, Illinois 130 South, Villa Grove. 

Kamyra Douglas 
RANTOUL Kamyra Latigia Douglas, 6 weeks, of Rantoul died Sunday (Oct. 31, 1999) at her home. 
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Maplewood Cemetery, Rantoul. 
There will be no visitation. Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements. 

Kenneth Hall 
MATTOON Kenneth William Hall, 89, of Mattoon died at 4:10 p.m. Monday (Nov. 1, 1999) at the Mattoon Health Care Center, Mattoon. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust St., Arcola. 

Mary Hickmott 
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. Mary Margaret Hickmott, 69, of Benton Harbor died at 12:05 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 30, 1999) at the home of her daughter in Benton Harbor. 
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Keeler, Mich., with the Rev. Virginia Hiller officiating. Burial will be in the Keeler Cemetery. 

Evelyn Rusher 
LAPEL, Ind. Evelyn L. Williams Rusher, 59, of Lapel, Ind., died Sunday (Oct. 31, 1999) at St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis. 
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Home and Crematory, South Chapel, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson, Ind. The Rev. Claude Creel will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Walk Cemetery, Anderson, Ind. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Jack Ryan 
DANVILLE Jack Ryan, 68, of Danville died at 10:40 p.m. Monday (Nov. 1, 1999) at home. 
Funeral arrangements were pending at Pape Memorial Home and Cremation Gardens, 10 E. Williams St., Danville. 

Helen Sears 
ARCOLA Funeral Mass for Helen Irene Sears, 84, of Arcola will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 210 S. Pine St., Arcola. The Rev. Joseph Allen will officiate. 
Burial will be in Arcola Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, with a rosary at 7 p.m., at Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust St., Arcola. 
Mrs. Sears died at 12:05 a.m. Monday (Nov. 1, 1999) at St. Joseph's Hospital, South Bend, Ind. 

Ruth Shaw 
URBANA Ruth E. Shaw, 81, of Urbana died at 4:20 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 2, 1999) at home. 
Funeral arrangements wre incomplete at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, U. 

Billy Slagle 
BEMENT Billy R. Slagle, 74, of Bement died at 5:25 p.m. Monday (Nov. 1, 1999) at Kirby Hospital, Monticello. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Roux-Wright Funeral Home, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement. 

Marie Volden 
ELLIOTT Marie A. Volden, 92, of Elliott died at 1:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 1, 1999) at the Illinois Knights Templar Home, Paxton. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Lamb Funeral Home, 303 N. Church St., Gibson City. 

Lillian Williams 
DANVILLE Lillian M. Hennessy Williams, 75, of Danville died at 10:50 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 31, 1999) at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Logan Campus, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Barrick and Son Funeral Home, 440 N. Walnut St., Danville. Burial will be in Danville National Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Martha Woodin 
OAKWOOD Martha Jane Grimes Woodin, 98, of New Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Oakwood, died at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 26, 1999) at Heather Hills Nursing Home, New Port Richey. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Pape Memorial Home and Cremation Gardens, 10 E. Williams St., Danville. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Danville. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.


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