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Michael Todd Lewis

Lincoln — Michael Todd Lewis, 64, of Centralia, formerly of Lincoln, went to rest peacefully on Friday, June 7, 2024, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. His Mass of Christian Burial Service will be on Monday, June 17, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lincoln following the service. Visitation will be held Sunday afternoon at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln from 4:00 p.m. until

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Glen A. Horath

Atlanta – Glen A. Horath, 65, of Atlanta, passed away at St. Clara’s Rehab & Senior Care in Lincoln on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Services for Glen will be held at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta on Monday, June 10, 2024. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor John Johnson officiating. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Glen Aaron was born May 27, 1959, in Lincoln,

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Virginia “Ginny” A. Mitchell

Lincoln — Virginia “Ginny” A. Mitchell, 83, of Lincoln, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2024, at St. Clara’s Rehab and Senior Care Center in Lincoln. A visitation for Virginia will be held on Friday, June 7, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln. Cremation Rites have been accorded. No services are scheduled. Virginia Ann Thompson was born on December 6, 1940, in Hammond, Illinois, the daughter of

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Judith A. Worth

Lincoln — Judith A. Worth, 81, of Lincoln passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2024, at her home. Services for Judy will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2024. Visitation at the First United Methodist Church of Lincoln will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Binu Peniel will officiate. Burial will be at Richmond Grove Cemetery in New Holland, followed by a Celebration of Judy’s Life at the

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Karen L. Miller

Lincoln — Karen L. Miller, 60, of Lincoln, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2024, at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield. Funeral Services for Karen will be on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln with Mr. Ryan Edgecombe officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Cremation Rites will be accorded following the service. Karen Lynn Bruce was

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Robert “Bob” Hildebrand

Robert “Bob” Hildebrand, 93, passed away May 4, 2024, in his home in Glen Ellyn, IL. Bob was born August 12,1930, in Emden, Illinois, where he grew up. His successful high school basketball career led to his induction into the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame. After high school, he attended Illinois Wesleyan University where he continued his basketball success under coach Jack Horenberger. After Bob graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University, and after a

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Gwen K. Long

Lincoln — Gwen K. Long, 88, of Lincoln, formerly of Atlanta, passed away at her home on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Services for Gwen will be held on Monday, May 13, 2024, at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home, with Mr. Maurice Stribling officiating her funeral at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Atlanta Cemetery. Gwendolyn Kay Kindred was

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Daniel W. Underwood

Lincoln — Daniel W. Underwood, 73, of Lincoln, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024, at Springfield Memorial Hospital. A gathering of Dan’s family and friends will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus #1250 in Lincoln. Burial will in Humane Society Forever Home Cemetery in Lincoln at a later date. Daniel William Underwood was born on July 20, 1950, in Lincoln, the son

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Richard C. Simmons

Lincoln – Richard “Dick” C. Simmons, 90, of Lincoln, passed away at Springfield Memorial Hospital on Thursday, April 18, 2024. Funeral Services for Dick will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln. Rev. Joseph Dondanville will officiate. Burial will follow at New Union Cemetery in Lincoln. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 22, 2024, at Holy Family Church from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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David L. Hodge, Jr.

Bloomington –David L. Hodge, Jr., 64, of Bloomington, passed away at Carle BroMenn Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. David Lee Hodge, Jr. was born on January 2, 1960, in Bloomington, the son of David Lee Hodge Sr. and Betty Jean Welch. He was united in marriage to Teresa Colleen Embry in May 1980. David was preceded in death by his wife Teresa Hodge, his mother Betty, his mother-in-law Ellen Embry, as well

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Roberta J. Marten

Lincoln — Roberta J. Marten, 74, of Lincoln, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2024, at Carle BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal. Bert was of the Lutheran faith, being baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Emden. Private family services will be held. Private burial will be in Hartsburg-Union Cemetery at a later date. Roberta J. Marten was born on June 26, 1949, the third child of Harold H. and Mabel H.

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Rita A. Girdler

Bloomington — Rita A. Girdler, 58, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at her home. Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at the Atlanta Cemetery with Mr. Tony Billingsley officiating. Rita Ann Atchison was born on December 31, 1965, the daughter of Jean and Francis Baker Atchison. She was united in marriage to Michael Girdler. He survives. Also surviving are her children: Anthony Chance Harmon, Dusty

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Dorothy A. Gordon

McLean – Dorothy A. Gordon, 78, of McLean, passed away at OSF St. Joseph Hospital in Bloomington on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Private family services are scheduled. Burial will be in the McLean Cemetery. Dorothy A. Carlin was born September 16, 1945, the daughter of William and Helen Bowman Carlin. She was united in marriage to James “Silent” Gordon on February 23, 1962. He preceded Dorothy in death on March 19, 2009. Dorothy is survived

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Judith A. Gresham

Pekin — Judith A. Gresham, 82, of Pekin, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at Carle Methodist Hospital in Peoria. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mountjoy Cemetery in rural Atlanta. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Judith A. Percival was born on April 15, 1941, in Champaign, the

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Charles “Sonny” Aylesworth

Mt. Pulaski — Charles “Sonny” Aylesworth, 91, of Mt. Pulaski, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at the H & J Vonderlieth Living Center in Mt. Pulaski. Charles “Sonny” Aylesworth was born on September 29, 1932, in Mt. Pulaski, the son of Roy and Geneva Benzinger Aylesworth. He was united in marriage to Barbara L. Babb on November 19, 1955. She preceded him in death on December 19, 2022. He leaves to cherish his

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Richard “Dick” L. Huffington

Minier – Richard “Dick” L. Huffington, 85, of Minier, passed away at his home on Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 12:14 a.m. Visitation will be held at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta on Monday, April 8, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be conducted at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hopedale on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Geoff Horton officiating. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Burial

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Adelaide June Denise Adkins

Minier – Adelaide June Denise Adkins was born sleeping at 3:34 a.m. on Friday, March 29, 2024, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington. She will forever be missed by her parents, Dylan and Chelsea Adkins, her siblings Dahlia and Leon, and grandparents Kevin and Kelly Davis, Don Stewart, Linda Cole, and Samuel Adkins, and many aunts and uncles. Precious Little One I’m just a precious little one who didn’t make it there. I

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Betty M. McLellan

Atlanta – Betty M. McLellan, 94, of Atlanta, passed away at St. Clara’s Rehab & Senior Care Center in Lincoln on Saturday, March 30, 2024. Services for Betty will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at the Atlanta Christian Church. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Mr. Maurice Stribling will officiate. Burial will follow at Mountjoy Cemetery in rural Atlanta. Betty Mae Brandt was born July 23,

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Jeremiah J. Kirby

Lincoln — Jeremiah J. Kirby, 35, of Lincoln, passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at 1:33 a.m. Funeral Services for Jeremiah will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Cremation Rites will be accorded following the service. Jeremiah Jay Kirby was born on November 3,

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Frank R. Jones

Lincoln — Frank R. Jones, 86, of Lincoln passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday March 30, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Eagles #2708. Eagles Rites will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Frank Ronald Jones was born on August 22, 1937, in Lincoln, the son of Wilbur Stanley and Florence Coffee. He

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Michael Todd Lewis

Lincoln — Michael Todd Lewis, 64, of Centralia, formerly of Lincoln, went to rest peacefully on Friday, June 7, 2024, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. His Mass of Christian Burial Service will be on Monday, June 17, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lincoln following the service. Visitation will be held Sunday afternoon at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln from 4:00 p.m. until

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Glen A. Horath

Atlanta – Glen A. Horath, 65, of Atlanta, passed away at St. Clara’s Rehab & Senior Care in Lincoln on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Services for Glen will be held at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta on Monday, June 10, 2024. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor John Johnson officiating. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Glen Aaron was born May 27, 1959, in Lincoln,

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Virginia “Ginny” A. Mitchell

Lincoln — Virginia “Ginny” A. Mitchell, 83, of Lincoln, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2024, at St. Clara’s Rehab and Senior Care Center in Lincoln. A visitation for Virginia will be held on Friday, June 7, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln. Cremation Rites have been accorded. No services are scheduled. Virginia Ann Thompson was born on December 6, 1940, in Hammond, Illinois, the daughter of

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Judith A. Worth

Lincoln — Judith A. Worth, 81, of Lincoln passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2024, at her home. Services for Judy will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2024. Visitation at the First United Methodist Church of Lincoln will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Binu Peniel will officiate. Burial will be at Richmond Grove Cemetery in New Holland, followed by a Celebration of Judy’s Life at the

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Karen L. Miller

Lincoln — Karen L. Miller, 60, of Lincoln, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2024, at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield. Funeral Services for Karen will be on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln with Mr. Ryan Edgecombe officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Cremation Rites will be accorded following the service. Karen Lynn Bruce was

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Robert “Bob” Hildebrand

Robert “Bob” Hildebrand, 93, passed away May 4, 2024, in his home in Glen Ellyn, IL. Bob was born August 12,1930, in Emden, Illinois, where he grew up. His successful high school basketball career led to his induction into the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame. After high school, he attended Illinois Wesleyan University where he continued his basketball success under coach Jack Horenberger. After Bob graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University, and after a

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Gwen K. Long

Lincoln — Gwen K. Long, 88, of Lincoln, formerly of Atlanta, passed away at her home on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Services for Gwen will be held on Monday, May 13, 2024, at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home, with Mr. Maurice Stribling officiating her funeral at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Atlanta Cemetery. Gwendolyn Kay Kindred was

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Daniel W. Underwood

Lincoln — Daniel W. Underwood, 73, of Lincoln, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024, at Springfield Memorial Hospital. A gathering of Dan’s family and friends will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus #1250 in Lincoln. Burial will in Humane Society Forever Home Cemetery in Lincoln at a later date. Daniel William Underwood was born on July 20, 1950, in Lincoln, the son

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Richard C. Simmons

Lincoln – Richard “Dick” C. Simmons, 90, of Lincoln, passed away at Springfield Memorial Hospital on Thursday, April 18, 2024. Funeral Services for Dick will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln. Rev. Joseph Dondanville will officiate. Burial will follow at New Union Cemetery in Lincoln. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 22, 2024, at Holy Family Church from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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David L. Hodge, Jr.

Bloomington –David L. Hodge, Jr., 64, of Bloomington, passed away at Carle BroMenn Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. David Lee Hodge, Jr. was born on January 2, 1960, in Bloomington, the son of David Lee Hodge Sr. and Betty Jean Welch. He was united in marriage to Teresa Colleen Embry in May 1980. David was preceded in death by his wife Teresa Hodge, his mother Betty, his mother-in-law Ellen Embry, as well

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Roberta J. Marten

Lincoln — Roberta J. Marten, 74, of Lincoln, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2024, at Carle BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal. Bert was of the Lutheran faith, being baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Emden. Private family services will be held. Private burial will be in Hartsburg-Union Cemetery at a later date. Roberta J. Marten was born on June 26, 1949, the third child of Harold H. and Mabel H.

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Rita A. Girdler

Bloomington — Rita A. Girdler, 58, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at her home. Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at the Atlanta Cemetery with Mr. Tony Billingsley officiating. Rita Ann Atchison was born on December 31, 1965, the daughter of Jean and Francis Baker Atchison. She was united in marriage to Michael Girdler. He survives. Also surviving are her children: Anthony Chance Harmon, Dusty

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Dorothy A. Gordon

McLean – Dorothy A. Gordon, 78, of McLean, passed away at OSF St. Joseph Hospital in Bloomington on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Private family services are scheduled. Burial will be in the McLean Cemetery. Dorothy A. Carlin was born September 16, 1945, the daughter of William and Helen Bowman Carlin. She was united in marriage to James “Silent” Gordon on February 23, 1962. He preceded Dorothy in death on March 19, 2009. Dorothy is survived

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Judith A. Gresham

Pekin — Judith A. Gresham, 82, of Pekin, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at Carle Methodist Hospital in Peoria. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mountjoy Cemetery in rural Atlanta. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Judith A. Percival was born on April 15, 1941, in Champaign, the

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Charles “Sonny” Aylesworth

Mt. Pulaski — Charles “Sonny” Aylesworth, 91, of Mt. Pulaski, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at the H & J Vonderlieth Living Center in Mt. Pulaski. Charles “Sonny” Aylesworth was born on September 29, 1932, in Mt. Pulaski, the son of Roy and Geneva Benzinger Aylesworth. He was united in marriage to Barbara L. Babb on November 19, 1955. She preceded him in death on December 19, 2022. He leaves to cherish his

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Richard “Dick” L. Huffington

Minier – Richard “Dick” L. Huffington, 85, of Minier, passed away at his home on Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 12:14 a.m. Visitation will be held at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta on Monday, April 8, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be conducted at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hopedale on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Geoff Horton officiating. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Burial

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Adelaide June Denise Adkins

Minier – Adelaide June Denise Adkins was born sleeping at 3:34 a.m. on Friday, March 29, 2024, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington. She will forever be missed by her parents, Dylan and Chelsea Adkins, her siblings Dahlia and Leon, and grandparents Kevin and Kelly Davis, Don Stewart, Linda Cole, and Samuel Adkins, and many aunts and uncles. Precious Little One I’m just a precious little one who didn’t make it there. I

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Betty M. McLellan

Atlanta – Betty M. McLellan, 94, of Atlanta, passed away at St. Clara’s Rehab & Senior Care Center in Lincoln on Saturday, March 30, 2024. Services for Betty will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at the Atlanta Christian Church. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Mr. Maurice Stribling will officiate. Burial will follow at Mountjoy Cemetery in rural Atlanta. Betty Mae Brandt was born July 23,

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Jeremiah J. Kirby

Lincoln — Jeremiah J. Kirby, 35, of Lincoln, passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at 1:33 a.m. Funeral Services for Jeremiah will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Cremation Rites will be accorded following the service. Jeremiah Jay Kirby was born on November 3,

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Frank R. Jones

Lincoln — Frank R. Jones, 86, of Lincoln passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday March 30, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Eagles #2708. Eagles Rites will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Frank Ronald Jones was born on August 22, 1937, in Lincoln, the son of Wilbur Stanley and Florence Coffee. He

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