Miscellaneous Champaign County, IL Obituaries

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Ardath Alsup 
SPRINGFIELD Ardath V. Alsup, 81, of Springfield died at 4:50 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Springfield. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. 

Hans Brems 
URBANA A memorial service for Hans Brems, 84, of 101 W. Windsor Road, U, will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Huegy Lounge of Clark-Lindsey Village at 101 W. Windsor Road, U. 
Renner-Wikoff Chapel, Urbana, is in charge of arrangements. 
Mr. Brems died Sept. 16, 2000, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 

Harlan Builta 
ELLSWORTH Harlan L. Builta, 84, of rural Ellsworth died at 9:55 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ellsworth United Methodist Church. The Rev. Ken Sloan-Couch and the Rev. Richard Chrisman will officiate. Burial will be in Dawson Cemetery, rural Ellsworth. 
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy, is in charge of arrangements. 

Laura Davidson 
URBANA Laura Mae Davidson, 76, of Urbana died at 7:25 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at home. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, Urbana. 

Scott Dougherty 
DANVILLE Scott E. Dougherty Sr., 42, of Danville died at 10:59 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 14, 2000) at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Logan campus, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sunset Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Pastor Joe Humrichous will officiate. Private burial will be in Oakhill Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Geraldine Fraser 
CLINTON Geraldine Oletta Fraser, 86, of Clinton died at 10:45 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 14, 2000) at home. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Calvert Funeral Home, 201 S. Center St., Clinton. J. Kent Hickerson will officiate. Burial will be in Mausoleum Park Cemetery, Clinton. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Perry Holt 
MAHOMET Perry Holt, 87, of Paxton, formerly of Mahomet, died Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Blair-Owens Funeral Home, Mahomet. 

Georgia McGuffey 
CHAMPAIGN Georgia B. McGuffey, 91, of Champaign died at 5:40 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 14, 2000) at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Shawnee United Methodist Church, Lima, Ohio. Dr. Joseph Bishman will officiate. Burial will be in Shawnee Township Cemetery, Lima. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy, and from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sieferd Funeral Home, 506 Cable Road, Lima, Ohio. 

Warren McPherson 
BEMENT Dr. Warren G. McPherson, 74, of Bement died at 9:37 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 14, 2000) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Roux-Hinds Funeral Home, Bement. 

Mary Moore 
DANVILLE Mary Lois Moore, 96, of Danville died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at the Hoopeston Nursing Home. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Pape Memorial Home, Danville. 

Thomas Quarton 
CHAMPAIGN Thomas John Quarton, 15, of Champaign, formerly of Palmyra, died Saturday (Oct. 14, 2000) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at Blooming Grove Christian Church, Palmyra. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the church. Stults-Neece Funeral Home, Palmyra, is in charge of arrangements. 

Mamie Sammons 
MOUNT VERNON Mamie B. Sammons, 96, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Sidney, died at 6:35 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 14, 2000) at Manorcare Health Services, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home, 1314 Main St., Mount Vernon. The Rev. Randy Ross will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Julie Schiltz 
CHAMPAIGN Julie A. Schiltz, 33, of Champaign died at 7:05 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at home. 
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy. The Rev. Bruce Osborne will officiate. 
There will be no visitation. 

Gerome Thomas 
URBANA Gerome Thomas, 47, of Urbana died at 4:07 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at the Care Centre of Urbana. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, Champaign. 

Roy Zindars 
BEMENT Roy W. Zindars, 83, of Bement died at 5:45 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello. 
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Bement Cemetery. The Rev. Linda Richard will officiate. 
Roux-Hinds Funeral Home, Bement, is in charge of arrangements. 

Births and deaths for November 14, 2000

BIRTHS 
BROWN: Megan Brown, Farmer City, a daughter, 8:20 p.m. Friday, Gibson Area, Gibson City. 
FIELDBINDER: Dawn and Neil Fieldbinder, Sidell, a daughter, 11 a.m. Sunday, Carle. 
RETTER: Tonya and Chris Retter, LeRoy, a daughter, 2:05 a.m. Saturday, Gibson Area, Gibson City. 
SWEET: Heather Sweet, Sibley, a daughter, 1:19 a.m. Sunday, Gibson Area, Gibson City. 
URBANSKI: April Urbanski, Danville, a daughter, 3:24 p.m. Wednesday, United Samaritans. 

DEATHS 
Warwick Armstrong 
CHAMPAIGN Warwick Armstrong, 65, of Champaign died Monday afternoon (Nov. 13, 2000) at home. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Mittendorf-Calvert Funeral Home, Champaign. 

Eleanor Birkey 
FOOSLAND Eleanor P. Birkey, 77, of the Care Centre of Champaign, formerly of Foosland, died at 4 a.m. Monday (Nov. 13, 2000) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 
Private funeral services will be Thursday at Lamb Funeral Home, 303 N. Church St., Gibson City. The Rev. Michael Dean will officiate. Burial will be in East Bend Cemetery, Fisher. 
Visitation will be private. 

Roy Brockman 
ARGENTA Roy Brockman, 83, of Grayling, Mich., formerly of Argenta, died at 9:55 p.m. Friday (Nov. 10, 2000) at Mercy Hospital, Grayling, Mich. 
Funeral and Masonic services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Calvert Funeral Home, Argenta. Burial will be in Friends Creek Cemetery, Argenta. 
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Julia Crawford 
SEYMOUR Julia Crawford, 87, of Seymour died Tuesday morning (Nov. 14, 2000) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., C. 

Ruby Davis 
CHARLESTON Ruby Helen Davis, 84, of Charleston died Monday (Nov. 13, 2000) at home. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Adams Funeral Chapel, Charleston. 

Barbara Edwards 
DANVILLE Barbara Mae Edwards, 65, of Riverside, Calif., formerly of Danville, died Sunday (Nov. 12, 2000) at Parkview Community Hospital, Riverside, Calif. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Pape Memorial Home and Gardens, Danville. 

Leo Ehman 
DANVILLE Memorial services for Leo M. Ehman will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dwight. 
The Rev. James Rickey will officiate. Burial with military rites will be in Union Cemetery, Emmington. 
Hager Memorial Home, Dwight, is in charge of arrangements. 

Gary Hargrave 
CLINTON, Iowa Gary Arnold Hargrave, 61, of Clinton died Wednesday (Nov. 8, 2000) at home. 
Funeral services were Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Clinton. The Rev. Wayne Brinkmann officiated. Burial was in Clinton Lawn Cemetery. 
Snell-Zornig Funeral Home, Clinton, handled arrangements in Iowa. Roux-Hinds Funeral Home, Bement, was in charge of local arrangements. 

Josephine Hedges 
URBANA Josephine T. Hedges, 89, of Urbana died at 11:45 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 12, 2000) at home. 
There will be no services. 
Renner-Wikoff Chapel, Urbana, is in charge of arrangements. 

Beatrice Irwin 
URBANA Beatrice C. Irwin, 83, of Urbana, formerly of Seal Beach, Calif., died Sunday (Nov. 12, 2000) at Clark Lindsey Village, Urbana. 
There will be no services. Mittendorf-Calvert Funeral Home, Champaign, is in charge of arrangements. 

Lois Johnson 
COVINGTON, Ind. Lois Ingersoll Johnson, 90, of Covington died at 3:55 a.m. Monday (Nov. 13, 2000) at home. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shelby Funeral Home, 622 S. Third St., Covington. The Rev. Robert H. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery, Waynetown, Ind. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

John Orme 
WATSEKA Funeral services for John Webster Orme, 79, of Watseka, formerly of Danville, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Pape Memorial Home and Gardens, 10 E. Williams St., Danville. Burial with military rites will be in Sunset Cemetery, Danville. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, with Masonic services at 7 p.m., at the funeral home. 
Mr. Orme died Sunday (Nov. 12, 2000) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, Watseka. 

Mary Pettit 
LODI, Calif. Graveside services for Mary Alice Downs Pettit, 76, of Lodi, Calif., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Spring Hill Cemetery, Danville. Dr. John Lodge will officiate. 
Pape Memorial Home and Gardens, 10 E. Williams St., Danville, is in charge of arrangements. 
Ms. Pettit died at 6 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 11, 2000) at home. 

Geraldine Ratliff 
URBANA Geraldine A. "Mama Ratt" Ratliff, 79, of Urbana died at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 6, 2000, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro, Tenn. 
Memorial services will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the J.A.C. Lounge, 3515 N. Cunningham Ave., U. Doug Webb will officiate. 
Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro, was in charge of arrangements. 

Grace Sebens 
WHITE HEATH Grace I. Sebens, 71, of White Heath died at 9:15 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 12, 2000) at home. 
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Monticello Township Cemetery, Monticello. The Rev. Jerry Reed will officiate. 
Private family visitation will be conducted. Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello, is in charge of arrangements. 

Marjorie Vest 
PAXTON Funeral services for Marjorie E. Vest, 60, of Paxton will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ford-Baier Funeral Home, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton. The Rev. John Davenport will officiate. 
Burial will be in Glen Cemetery, Paxton. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 
Mrs. Vest died at 5:35 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 12, 2000) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 

Kathryn Webb 
URBANA Kathryn Hunter Webb, 83, of Urbana died at 6:50 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 12, 2000) at Meadowbrook Health Center, Urbana. 
Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Clark-Lindsey Village, 101 W. Windsor Road, Urbana. The Rev. Philip Reed will officiate. 
There will be no visitation. Freese Funeral Home, St. Joseph, is in charge of arrangements. 

Leslie Alexander 
WHITE HEATH No services or visitation will be held for Leslie Allen Alexander, 80, of White Heath. 
Heath & Vaughn Funeral Home, Champaign, is handling arrangements. 
Mr. Alexander died at 9:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 29, 2001) at Kirby Hospital, Monticello. 

Bernice Brown 
SAVOY Bernice Brown, 90, of Savoy died at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 31, 2001) at Meadowbrook Health Care, Urbana. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy. 

Patricia Gill 
TILTON Patricia Ann Gill, 67, of Tilton died at 7:05 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Logan campus, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Betty Hart 
ELKTON, Ky. Betty Hope Hart, 68, of Elkton, formerly of the Harrisburg and Champaign areas, died at 11:11 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 28, 2001) at Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Hopkinsville, Ky. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Gaskins Funeral Home P.C., 109 W. Poplar St., Harrisburg. The Rev. Jack Studie will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Harrisburg. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

James Hobbs 
ONARGA James H. Hobbs, 73, of Onarga died Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at Gilman Nursing Pavilion. 
Cremation rites will be accorded, and memorial services will be at a later date. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Hobbs' home. Knapp Funeral Home, Onarga, is in charge of arrangements. 

Orville Kaufman 
CHAMPAIGN Orville N. Kaufman, 76, of Champaign died at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 31, 2001) at the Danville Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, U. 

Earl Knapp 
CISSNA PARK Funeral services for Earl E. Knapp, 75, of Cissna Park will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Apostolic Christian Church, Cissna Park. 
Burial will be in Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Cissna Park. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Knapp Funeral Home, 219 W. Blaine St., Cissna Park. 
Mr. Knapp died at 10:21 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 28, 2001) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 

Rachel Lindeman 
ARCOLA Rachel Virginia Lindeman, 85, of Salem, Ore., formerly of Arcola and Champaign, died at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at Salem Memorial Hospital, Salem, Ore. 
Funeral arrangements were pending at Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust St., Arcola. 

Philip Marcum 
TISKILWA Philip R. Marcum, 65, of Tiskilwa died at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at home. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, Tiskilwa. The Rev. Beckie Laumeier will officiate. Burial with military rites will be in Mount Bloom Cemetery, Tiskilwa. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton. 

Richard Martin 
COVINGTON, Ind. Richard Ellis Martin, 73, of Covington died at 8 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Danville. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Christian Union Church, Covington. The Rev. Grover Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Lower Mound Cemetery, Covington, with military rites by the American Legion. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Shelby Funeral Home, 622 Third St., Covington, and for one hour before the services Friday at the church. 

Edward Moran 
CHAMPAIGN Edward Moran, 79, of Champaign died at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 31, 2001) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., C. 

Floyd Parrish 
WASHINGTON, D.C. Floyd D. Parrish, 89, of Washington, formerly of Danville, died Jan. 16, 2001, at Sibley Hospital, Washington. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the (Episcopal) Church of the Holy Trinity, 308 N. Vermilion St., Danville. The Rev. Geoffrey Scanlon will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Danville. 
There will be no visitation. Pape Memorial Home, Danville, is in charge of arrangements. 

Marjorie Reynolds 
SHUMWAY Marjorie Irene Reynolds, 78, of Shumway died at 1:53 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital, Effingham. 
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Faith Lutheran Church, Shumway. Burial will be in Stewardson Cemetery, Stewardson. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. 
Brummerstedt Funeral Home, Stewardson, is in charge of arrangements. 

Ralph Robertson 
HOMER Ralph E. Robertson, 77, of Homer died at 2 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at the Urbana Nursing Home. 
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Freese Funeral Home, 202 W. Main St., Sidney. The Rev. Dennis Meyer will officiate. Burial will be in Newman Township Cemetery, Newman. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Donald Rund 
NEWMAN Donald Lynn Rund, 64, of Newman died at 4:28 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at home. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Joines Funeral Home, 401 W. Gillogly St., Newman. The Rev. Kevin Nourie will officiate. Burial with military rites by Hume American Legion Post 369 will be in Payne Cemetery, Brocton. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Katharine Stutzenstein 
MONTICELLO Katharine Elizabeth Alexander Stutzenstein, 95, of Monticello died at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, 215 E. Washington St., Monticello. The Rev. Dalene Kuebler will officiate. Burial will be in Monticello Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

John Talbott 
SIDELL John Robert Talbott, 64, of Sidell died at 7:27 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at home. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Joines Funeral Home, Sidell. The Rev. Dennis Divan will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Juanita Waggoner 
CHARLESTON Funeral services for Juanita June Margaret Waggoner, 71, of Charleston will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston. The Rev. Dale Beck will officiate. 
Burial will be in Dodge Grove Cemetery, Mattoon. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Mrs. Waggoner died Monday (Jan. 29, 2001) at home. 

Daniel Ward 
URBANA Daniel Ward, 79, of Urbana died at 2 p.m. Friday (Jan. 26, 2001) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 
Funeral services will be at noon Friday at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 1310 N. Sixth St., C. The Rev. Willie Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the church. 
Melker-Bluitt-Parker Mortuary, Champaign, is in charge of arrangements. 

Walter Warren 
CHAMPAIGN Walter Warren, 80, of Champaign died at 6:31 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., C. 


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