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Merle Kenneth Dunn, 80, of Champaign passed away peacefully from a longtime battle from Huntington’s disease at 9:03 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at the Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Savoy.He was born Nov. 22, 1933, in Urbana, son of Emmett R. and Metta A. (Fluke) Dunn. He married Lois R. Smith on Sept. 5, 1954, in Champaign. She still survives.
Phillip Eugene Elder, 77, of Savoy, formerly of Danville, died at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehabilitation, Savoy. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Pape Family Funeral Home, 10 E. Williams St., Danville.
Kurt Froehlich, 71, of Champaign died at 11:02 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Champaign Urbana Nursing and Rehab, Savoy. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy.
Annette K. Gronewald, 93, of Rantoul passed away on Friday evening, Aug. 22, 2014, at her home.Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immnauel Lutheran Church, Flatville. Burial followed at Beckman Cemetery, Thomasboro.Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday also at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is handling the arrangements.
Lyle V. “Tiny” Maier, 79, of Thomasboro died at 2 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Thomasboro. Visitation was from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth’s. Burial was in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, rural Thomasboro.
Loretta Maley Manning, 93, died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, surrounded by family at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.She was born and raised in Ivesdale, the second of five daughters of Dr. Charles Francis and Margaret Gallivan Maley.
Carol Joanne Otis, 81, of Cisco passed away at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehab Center, Savoy.Carol was born June 2, 1933, in Monticello, the daughter of Paul and Evelyn (Ater) Timmons. She married Robert W. Otis on Dec. 22, 1954, in Urbana.
Vernon Grover Tock died on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Urbana.He was born in Rochester, Minn., on Oct. 6, 1916. His parents were Grover and Mildred Tock. He had three sisters, Geraldine, Dorothy and Carol.