Area Obituaries

Carl Cline

Carl D. Cline, 68 of Arcola, passed away at 5:27 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center in Mattoon. Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St., Arcola. The Rev. Matt Stump officiated. Visitation was held one hour prior to the…

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Jeffrey Rogers

Jeffrey Alan (Reynolds) Rogers, 55, of Tuscola, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at his residence. Celebration of Life Services were held at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola. An informal visitation was held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the…

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John Brown

John P. Brown, age 79 of Villa Grove passed away on Friday Sept. 6, 2019 at his home in Villa Grove.  A funeral mass was Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Villa Grove with Fr. Aloysius Ndeanaefo officiating. Burial was in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, rural Pesotum. Visitation was in…

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Jack Allen

Jack Albin Allen, 92, of Tuscola, passed away at 11:12 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 at the Tuscola Health Care Center. He was surrounded by his wife of 70 years, Wilma, and the very caring staff of Tuscola Health Care Center. Jack’s family cannot adequately express their appreciation of the tenderness and love that helped…

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Wiliam Dillon

William “Bill” Carroll Dillon, 92, of Arthur, died at 9:49 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at his residence. Masonic Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at the Arthur United Methodist Church with funeral services following with Rev. Bruce Weiman and Pastor John Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in the Arthur…

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Lloyd Le Mere

Lloyd Le Mere, 90, of Villa Grove, died at 4:56 p.m., August 30, 2019. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday Sept. 13, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Villa Grove, with Father Aloysius Ndeanaefo officiating, visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. in the church, a dinner will be served…

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Marylin Joergens

Marylin Mae Joergens, 84, of Arcola, passed away at 4 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at Arcola Health Care Center. Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 600 East Northline Road, Tuscola. The Rev. Jason Braaten officiated. Burial followed in the St. Matthews Cemetery in Eberle. Visitation was Sunday, Aug.…

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Lillian Brown

Lillian Brown, 94, of Charleston, passed away at 12:10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 at Mattoon Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 at the Charleston First Baptist Church, 2800 University Drive, Charleston. The Rev. Pat Murphy and the Rev. Tom Skinner will…

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Russell Reynolds

Russell “Rusty” D. Reynolds, 56, died Thursday, July 25, 2019 at his Clermont home of 25 years from his battle with cancer. He leaves his wife of 29 years, Kim (Chambers) Reynolds; his sons, Seth Reynolds and Shane Reynolds of Clermont; Daughter Miranda Groth and her husband Adam of Kansas City, Mo.; Daughter Erica Wilson…

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Joanne Rechkemmer

Joanne Marie Rechkemmer (91) of Champaign, died at 5:24 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Country Health Care in Gifford with family by her side.  Funeral services were graveside in Villa Grove at 10 a.m. on Saturday Aug. 10 in the Centennial Cemetery, Villa Grove. Joanne was born March 23, 1928 to Ruth (Henry) Fenwick and…

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