Miscellaneous Champaign County, IL Obituaries

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Floyd Allen 
MATTOON Floyd E. "Skip" Allen, 55, of Mattoon died Monday (Feb. 21, 2000) at his home. 
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodge Grove Cemetery, Mattoon. The Rev. Bill Boaz will officiate. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston. 

Beverly Bitters 
DANVILLE Beverly Sue Bitters, 52, of Danville, formerly of Gibson City, died at 2 a.m. Feb. 16, 2000 at home. 
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Funeral Home, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. 

Barbara Blatteau 
DANVILLE Barbara J. Blatteau, 72, of Danville died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2000) at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Logan Campus, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Lakeside Funeral Chapel, 3550 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Catlin. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Dorothy Cottle 
MELROSE PARK Dorothy M. Cottle, 86, of Melrose Park, formerly of Danville, died at 12:43 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2000) at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Barrick and Son Funeral Home, 440 N. Walnut St., Danville. The Rev. Jerry Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

Francis Daily 
ARTHUR Francis Daily, 82, of Arthur died at 5:20 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at home. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust St., Arcola. 

Sharmilla Douglas 
CENTRALIA Sharmilla Marie Douglas, 18, of Centralia died at 6 p.m. Monday (Feb. 21, 2000) in St. Louis. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Covenant Church, Centralia. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Centralia. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Irvin Funeral Home, Centralia, is handling arrangements. 

Madeleine Erickson 
BLOOMINGTON Madeleine I. Erickson, 83, of Bloomington, formerly of LeRoy died at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2000) at her home. 
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy. The Rev. Greg Nelson will officiate. Private burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, LeRoy, at a later date. 
Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

Martin Hoffmann 
CHAMPAIGN Martin Hoffmann, 74, of Champaign died Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2000) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, 509 S. Mattis, Champaign. The Rev. James Wright will officiate. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. 
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. 
Mittendorf Calvert Funeral Home, Champaign, is handling arrangements. 

Stella Kirkley 
CHRISMAN Stella E. Kirkley, 90, of Chrisman died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at the Pleasant Meadows Christian Village Nursing Center, Chrisman. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Scott-Bolen Funeral Home, 602 E. Madison Ave., Chrisman. The Rev. Richard Mick will officiate. Burial will be in Friends Chapel Cemetery, northeast of Scottland. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

Ernest Kump 
ZURICH, Switzerland Ernest Joseph Kump, 87, the architect for Parkland College, died Nov. 4, 1999, in Zurich, Switzerland. 
He spent his final years in London; at his castle, Schloss Matzen in Tyrol, Austria; and in Zurich, Switzerland. 

Willi Luy 
DECATUR Willi Luy, 62, of Neuberg, Germany, died at 10:15 a.m. Monday (Feb. 21, 2000) at Neuberg, Germany. 
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 352 W. Wood St., Decatur. The Rev. Ronald Pennekamp will officiate. 
The family will receive friends for one half hour before the services Sunday at the church. 

Wilbur Moody 
GEORGETOWN Wilbur L. Moody, 64, of Georgetown died at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2000). 
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Woodlawn Cemetery, Indianola. Justin Weber will officiate. 
Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, 200 E. West St., Georgetown, is handling arrangements. 

Robert Moore 
GROVE CITY, Pa. Robert Harry Moore, 81, of Mercer, Pa., formerly of Champaign, died Feb. 10, 2000, at Sharon Regional Hospital, Sharon, Pa. 
Services were held Feb. 14 at the Church of the Epiphany Episcopal, Grove City. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery, Grove City. 
Arrangements were handled by Cunningham Funeral Homes, Grove City. 

Patricia Phillips 
CHAMPAIGN Memorial services for Patricia Phillips, 49, of 1018 W. William St., C, will be at a later date. 
Renner-Wikoff Chapel, Urbana, is handling arrangements. 
Miss Phillips died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2000) at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana. 

Alma Reilly 
CHAMPAIGN Funeral services for Alma Mae Reilly, 87, of Champaign and Port St. Lucie, Fla., will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth's Church, Thomasboro. The Rev. William Keebler will officiate. 
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana. 
Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., C, with a parish wake service at 7 p.m. 
Mrs. Reilly died at 8:15 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 19, 2000) at the National Health Community, Stuart, Fla. 

Donald Schaffer Sr. 
CHAMPAIGN Funeral services for Donald D. Schaffer Sr., 71, of Champaign will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, U. The Rev. Morris Christman will officiate. 
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5520 of Champaign. 
Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with an honor guard by American Legion Post 24 of Champaign. 
Mr. Schaffer died at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at the Care Centre of Champaign. 

William Shaw 
GLENDALE, Ariz. William Clyde Shaw, 85, of Glendale, Ariz., formerly of Smithfield, died Jan. 11, 2000 at St. Luke's Hospice, Phoenix. 
No services were held. Arizona Aftercare, 4460 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, was in charge of arrangements. 

Carroll Snyder 
DANVILLE Carroll "Spud" Snyder, 84, of Danville died at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, 100 Franklin St., Danville. 
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. 
Pape Memorial Home and Gardens, 10 E. Williams St., Danville, is handling arrangements. 

Helen Snyder 
RANKIN Funeral Mass for Helen Snyder, 85, of Rankin will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Rankin. The Rev. R. Anthony Lee will officiate. 
Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Rankin. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, with a prayer service at 7:45 p.m., at Wolfe Funeral Home, 205 W. Second Avenue, Rankin. 
Mrs. Snyder died at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2000) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 

John Stephenson 
CLINTON John Edward Stephenson, 68, of Grayson, Ga., formerly of Clinton, died at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at Gwinnett Medical Center, Lawrenceville, Ga. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Calvert Funeral Home, 201 S. Center St., Clinton. 

Rex Wade 
DANVILLE Rex Lee Wade, 77, of Danville died at 2 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2000) at St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis. 
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion, Danville. Don Thornton will officiate. Private burial will be in Stearns Cemetery, Fithian. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 

George Crawford 
GEORGETOWN George D. Crawford, 70, of Georgetown died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at the Danville Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Leek & Sons Funeral Home, Danville. 

Francis Daily 
ARTHUR Funeral services for Francis Lloyd Daily, 82, of Arthur will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Dorans. The Rev. Scott A. Kozisek will officiate. 
Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Cooks Mills. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust St., Arcola. 
Mr. Daily died at 5:20 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at his home. 

Phyllis Elbs 
VILLA GROVE Phyllis C. Elbs, 61, of Villa Grove died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at home. 
Funeral arrangements were pending at Joines Funeral Home, Illinois 130 South, Villa Grove. 

Joseph Ferraro 
PEORIA Joseph Ferraro, 77, of Peoria, formerly of Chicago, died Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at Peoria. 
Private services will be held Saturday in Chicago. 

Jenkins twins 
CHAMPAIGN Twin daughters of Adam Patrick and Amy Marie Dyson Jenkins of 1103 W. Charles St., C, were stillborn at 5:40 p.m. Monday (Feb. 21, 2000) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 
Private services will be held Saturday in Mount Hope Cemetery, Champaign. Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy, is handling arrangements. 

Delend Leach 
BLOOMINGTON Delend K. Leach, 69, of Bloomington died at 4:19 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at the BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Beck Memorial Home, 209 E. Grove, Bloomington. The Rev. Aaron Bird will officiate. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ill. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

James Maulding 
CHAMPAIGN James E. Maulding, 56, of Champaign died at 5:35 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at home. 
Funeral arrangements sere pending at Joines Funeral Home, Illinois 130 South, Villa Grove. 

Myrtle McKee 
MONTICELLO Myrtle McKee, 91, of Monticello died at 7:30 a.m. Friday (Feb. 25, 2000) at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Roux-Wright Funeral Home, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement. 

Sarah Pinney 
MAROA Sarah A. Pinney, 68, of Maroa died at 9:45 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at Decatur Memorial Hospital. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa. 

Gloria Prentice 
DANVILLE Gloria A. Prentice, 71, of Danville died at 6:26 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Lakeside Funeral Chapel, 3550 N. Vermilion St., Danville. The Rev. Jerry Martin will officiate. Entombment will be in Sunset Mausoleum, Danville. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

Lois Sibthorp 
WARRENSBURG Lois Irene Sibthorp, 75, of Warrensburg died at 2:23 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at Decatur Memorial Hospital. 
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday Brintlinger Funeral Home, 2827 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur. Burial will be in Boiling Springs Cemetery, Decatur. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 

Carroll Snyder 
DANVILLE Funeral services for Carroll E. Snyder, 84, of Danville will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Franklin St., Danville. The Rev. John Lodge and the Rev. Calvin DeVries will officiate. 
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. 
Pape Memorial Home and Gardens, Danville, is handling arrangements. 
Mr. Snyder died Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Danville. 

John Stephenson 
GRAYSON, Ga. Funeral services for John Edward Stephenson, 68, of Grayson, Ga., formerly of Clinton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Calvert Funeral Home, 201 S. Center St., Clinton. J. Kent Hickerson will officiate. 
Burial will be in Long Point Cemetery, Wapella. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 
Mr. Stephenson died at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at the Gwinnett Medical Center, Lawrenceville, Ga. 

Mattie Yoder 
TOPEKA, Ind. Mattie E. Yoder, 81, of rural Topeka died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at home. 
Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. EST Monday at the Daniel Yoder residence, 5255 S. 900 West Road, Topeka. Bishop Lavern Lambright, the Rev. Sam Mast Jr. and the Rev. Howard Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Yoder Cemetery, Shipshewana, Ind. 
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Saturday and all day Sunday at the Daniel Yoder residence. 

James Edwards
NEW YORK James M. Edwards, 68, of Manhattan, formerly of Champaign, died Feb. 7, 2000, while vacationing in Grenada, West Indies.

Phyllis Elbs
VILLA GROVE Funeral services for Phyllis C. Elbs, 61, of Villa Grove will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Joines Funeral Home, Illinois 130 South, Villa Grove. The Rev. John Tennyson will officiate.
Burial will be in Camargo Cemetery, Camargo.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Elbs died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at home.

William Galbraith
RANTOUL William Richard Galbraith, 69, of Rantoul died at 6:45 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at American Lutheran Church, Rantoul. The Rev. Martin Halom will officiate. Burial will be in Eden Park Cemetery, Rantoul.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the church.
Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 East Grove, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.

Madge Ingram
DANVILLE Madge N. Ingram, 87, of Danville died at 2:30 a.m. Friday (Feb. 25, 2000) at 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. Don Thorton will officiate. Burial will be in Gordon Cemetery, Danville.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

James Maulding
CHAMPAIGN Memorial funeral services for James E. Maulding, 56, of Champaign will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Joines Funeral Home, Illinois 130 South, Villa Grove. Larry Cline will officiate.
Burial will be in Villa Grove Cemetery, Villa Grove.
There will be no visitation.
Mr. Maulding died at 5:35 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at home.

Myrtle McKee
MONTICELLO Funeral services for Myrtle A. McKee, 91, of Monticello will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Roux-Wright Funeral Home, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement. The Rev. Dwight Gregory will officiate.
Burial will be in Bement Cemetery, Bement.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. McKee died at 7:30 a.m. Friday (Feb. 25, 2000) at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Michael Mitzelfeld
CHAMPAIGN Michael W. Mitzelfeld, 39, of 1600 W. Bradley Ave., C, died at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2000) at home.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Restoration Urban Ministries, 1207 N. Mattis Ave., C. The Rev. Gary Grogan and the Rev. Ervin Williams will officiate.
Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy, is handling arrangements.

Sarah Pinney
MAROA Funeral services for Sarah A. Pinney, 68, of Maroa will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Calvert Funeral Home, 202 S. Wood St., Maroa. Chaplain Dan Spruell will officiate.
Burial will be in Maroa Cemetery, Maroa.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Pinney died at 9:45 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.

Pearl Smalling
URBANA Pearl Smalling, 95, of The Carle Arbours, Savoy, formerly of Urbana, died at 1:15 p.m. Friday (Feb. 25, 2000) at the nursing home.
Arrangements were pending at Heath & Vaughn Funeral Home, Champaign.

Mattie Yoder
TOPEKA, Ind. Mattie E. Yoder, 81, of rural Topeka died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 24, 2000) at home.
Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. EST Monday at the Daniel Yoder residence, 5255 S. 900 West Road, Topeka. Bishop Lavern Lambright, the Rev. Sam Mast Jr. and the Rev. Howard Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Yoder Cemetery, Shipshewana, Ind.
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Saturday and all day Sunday at the Daniel Yoder residence.


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