Janet Gantzert, 93, of Dwight, passed away Sunday (April 22, 2018) at Evenglow, Pontiac.

Donna Lou Lamb, 87, of Peoria, passed away Sunday (April 22, 2018) at Grandview, Peoria.

Virginia Bonham, 87, of Bloomington, passed peacefully through the pearly gates on Wednesday (April 18, 2018) in Bloomington.

Birky, James, 91, El Paso formerly of Hudson, Sunday (April 22, 2018) at Heritage Health, El Paso. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, El Paso.

Dietrich, Lois M., 89, Brimfield, formerly of Hopedale, 10:21 p.m. Saturday (April 21, 2018) at the home of her daughter in Pekin. Davis-Oswald Funeral Home, Tremont.

Matthew G. Brown, 18, of Mackinaw, died Friday (April 20, 2018) at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

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Betty Jean Voigts, 89, of Pontiac went to be with the Lord on Saturday (April 21, 2018) at Accolade Healthcare, Pontiac.

James David “Dave” Voss, 63, of Bloomington, died at 7:01 p.m. on Saturday (April 21, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington. Private inurnment will be at a later date. The family suggests m…

Merle David Engle, 75, of Bloomington, passed away on Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at his home. 

Gardner, Ronald Eugene, 57, Peoria, formerly of Bloomington, 5:10 p.m. Friday (April 20, 2018) at Sharon Pines Nursing Home, Peoria. Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington.

James Phillip Cox, 75, of Normal, passed away at 5:02 p.m. Thursday (April 19, 2018) at McLean County Nursing Home, Normal.

Joan Marie Wiant, 89, of Springfield, formerly of Normal, passed away at 1:10 a.m. March 23, 2018, at Mill Creek Alzheimer’s Special Care Center.

Norma M. Steidinger, 82, Fairbury, died at 10:39 p.m. Thursday (April 19, 2018) at Fairview Haven, Fairbury. 

Joyce Niepagen Lettner, 80, of Normal, passed away peacefully at 11:30 p.m. Friday (April 20, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Jean Rae Hayes, 78, of Downs, went to be with the Lord at 10:15 p.m. Thursday (April 19, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Dennis Glenn Watson, 90, of Bloomington, passed away peacefully Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Marilyn J. Laird, 82, passed away on Friday (April 21, 2018) at Graham Hospital in Canton.

Shane Alan McConnaughay, 49, of Bloomington, passed away at 10:08 p.m. Monday (April 16, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal. He helped to pass on the gift of life to others through organ and tissue donation.

Alice J. "AJ" Ryburn Belcher, 79, Princeton, Wis., formerly of Bloomington, passed away Monday (April 16, 2018) at Hospice Home of Hope, Fond du Lac, Wis.

Dennis Glenn Watson, 90, of Bloomington, passed away peacefully Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Doris A. Heller, 88, of El Paso, passed away at 12:13 a.m. on Thursday (April 19, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.

Helen L. Weishaupt, 93, of Mackinaw, passed away Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at Hopedale Nursing Nome.

Badenhorst, Rocco T., 74, Bloomington, 9:21 a.m. Thursday (April 19, 2018) at his home. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington.

Donald S. Hartman, 85, of Bloomington, passed peacefully away to heaven, in his home on Wednesday (April 18, 2018).

Dorothy J. “Dottye” Mattoon, 90, of Normal, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at Bickford Senior Living, Bloomington.

Larry Patzer, 87, of Fairhope, Ala., passed away Thursday (April 12, 2018) in Fairhope, Ala.

Ruth Ann Marseilles, 77, of Bloomington, passed away at 6:10 a.m. Thursday (April 19, 2018) at her home.

Roger Alan Hinthorn, 60, of Arrowsmith, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday (April 17, 2018) at his home.

Gerald D. Flessner, 61, of Cullom, passed away at 7:14 p.m. Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.

Holly Ann Kendrick, 65, of Bloomington, passed away at 4 a.m. Thursday (April 19, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Tsang Chiao Liang Joseph, 81, of Bloomington, died Sunday (April 15, 2018) at McLean County Nursing Home, Normal.