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Loyde F. Evans, 85, of Mansfield passed away at 11:24 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at his residence.Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 202 E. Oliver St., Mansfield, with Pastor Sharon Monroe officiating. Burial was at Ingram Cemetery, rural White Heath. There will be no visitation.
Marvin E. “Cotton” Fritchley, 87, of Cissna Park passed away on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.Cotton was born Nov. 24, 1926, in Sadorus, the son of Hallie and Sylvia Fillinger Fritchley. He married Janie Krumwiede of Cissna Park on Sept. 1, 1972.
Greg Hacker, 53, of Catlin passed away at 10:56 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana. A visitation was held two hours prior (5-7 p.m.) at the funeral home.
Pearl Herrera of Savoy, better known as Penny, peacefully passed away on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, with her loving husband at her side.From her early days as a farmer’s daughter on a small Southern Illinois farm, to adventures with her beloved husband in Spain, Acapulco and Puerto Rico, Penny had a life well-lived.
Lois Mary Johnson passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at her home in Champaign.Lois was born Nov. 29, 1932, in Milwaukee, Wis., the daughter of Wilbert and Mary (Saettler) Fitzke. She married Leroy (Roy) Johnson in Milwaukee on Sept. 18, 1954.
Bonnie Knight, 84, of Homer passed away at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Freese Funeral Home, 202 W. Main St., Sidney, with Rev. Mike Mack officiating. Burial was in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Catlin. Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mervin T. Parrett, 100, of rural Mahomet passed away at 1:23 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at his home.He was born on Oct. 31, 1913 in Mahomet to F.R. and Mary Parrett. He married Lois Hawthorne on May 9, 1942, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 2000.
James E. Saunders, 87, of Savoy peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Sunday evening, Sept. 7, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, surrounded by loving friends and family.Jim, Air Force master sergeant ret., was a longtime council member at Rantoul First Assembly of God and Worship Team musician at Curtis Road Church of God, Champaign.