Area Obituaries

Raymond Z. Kroswek

  Raymond Ziegmont Kroswek, 88, passed away on March 19, 2020 with family by his side at the VA hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was born August 14, 1931, the youngest of 4 children, to Frank and Luella (Zimmer) Kroswek.  “Ray” grew up in Unionville, MI and graduated from Unionville High School in 1948.…

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Josephine A. Phipps

Josephine Ann “Jo Ann” Phipps, 83, of Tuscola, IL, passed away at 1:02 p.m., Sunday, June 14, 2020 at the Tuscola Health Care Center, Tuscola, IL.    Guests were invited to meet at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, IL to proceed to the…

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Robert D. Wells

Robert D. Wells, 96, of Camargo, IL passed away at 11:09 P.M. on Monday, June 15, 2020 at his residence. A family graveside service with military rites conducted by the Walter Jones VFW Post 2876 of Villa Grove was held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2020 in the Arcola Cemetery. The Rev. Ted…

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Mya M. Irvin

Mya Marie Irvin, 22, Monte Vista, passed away June 18, 2020.  Mya was born February 9, 1998 in Champaign, Illinois, to David Irvin and Jamie Morse.  Mya had a very free and loving spirit to all who met her. She enjoyed art painting and drawing, but there was nothing she loved more than her daughter,…

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Janet L. Myers

Janet Louise Myers, 74, of Tuscola, IL formerly of Arcola, IL passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Tuscola Health Care Center. Graveside funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Van Voorhis Cemetery in rural Hindsboro, IL. Dick Miller officiated. The Edwards Funeral Home…

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Mildred M. Downs

Mildred M. Downs, 95, of Garrett, IL, passed away at 3:45 p.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Arcola Health Care Center, Arcola, IL   Graveside Services were held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, June 14, 2020 at the Lake Fork Cemetery, rural Atwood, IL with Rev. Joseph Carter officiating.  All were welcome to attend and…

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Dale E. Burns

Dale Eugene Burns, 91, of Tuscola, IL, passed away at 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Brookstone Estates, Tuscola, IL  Private Family Services will be held.  Dale was born on June 27, 1928 in Charleston, IL, the son of Dr. Robert E. and Mildred Matter Burns. He married Martha E. Guy on July 17,…

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Richard A. Nihiser

Richard A. Nihiser, 53, of Tuscola, IL, passed away at 7:58 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at his residence.  Private Family Graveside Services will be held.  Richard was born on September 14, 1966 in Tuscola, the son of Glendell W. and Niceta J. Stevens Nihiser.  Survivors include his mother: Niceta Wolverton of Tuscola, fiancee: Juna…

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Donald C. Coile

Donald Carrol Coile passed away on Sunday (May 31, 2020) at his residence in Kiefer, Okla. He was born June 3, 1941, to Carrol Earl and Mary Alice (Fox) Coile in Shelby County, Ill. He moved to McLean County in 1943. He attended Saybrook-Arrowsmith schools, where he graduated in 1959, and then moved to Gibson…

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Dennis P. Winkler

Dennis Paul Winkler, 74, of Morton, IL, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at Unity Point Methodist, Peoria with his loving wife by his side. Family graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Tuscola Township Cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Roedder officiating. Dennis was born on June 13, 1945…

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