Mary Blanche Nevius, 98, of Bloomington, passed away Sunday (Feb. 18, 2018) at LeRoy Manor.

Achord, Sam, 68, Bloomington, 8:38 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 20, 2018) at his home. Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington.

John J. Koerner, 85, of Cabery, passed away at 12:54 p.m. Monday (Feb. 19, 2018) at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital, Kankakee.

Pamela Sue Ward-Nelson, 50, of Bloomington, passed away on Sunday (Feb. 18, 2018) in her home surrounded by family. Pam was diagnosed with cancer in 2014 and showed the true spirit of a warrior as she battled the disease until the end.

Leon Dale Brandt, 94, formerly of Colfax, passed away Tuesday (Feb. 20, 2018) at Heritage Health, Normal.

Brandt, Leon, 94, Normal, formerly of Colfax, 7:20 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 20, 2018) at Heritage Health, Normal. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Colfax.

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Geraldine “Geri” Gullicksen, 76, of El Paso, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 16, 2018) at her home surrounded by family.

Douglas K. Hanson, 84, of Bloomington, passed away Friday (Feb. 16, 2018) at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Shirley J. Carr, 89, of Gridley, passed away at 11:36 a.m. Monday (Feb. 19, 2018) at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Timothy W. Altic, 51, of Bloomington, passed away Friday (Feb. 16, 2018) in Bloomington.

Sylma "Jean" Beck, 91, of Bloomington, passed away at 5:28 a.m. Monday (Feb. 19, 2018) at Bickford House, Bloomington.

Vincent A. "Vince" Sanzotta, 86, of Bloomington, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Monday (Feb. 19, 2018) at McLean County Nursing Home, Normal.

Howard R. Thompson, 88, of Gibson City, died at 7:05 a.m. Monday (Feb. 19, 2018) at Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.

Louise Schmidt, 90, died peacefully Sunday (Feb. 18, 2018) at Life Care Center of Westminster, Colo., of congestive heart failure.

Timothy W. Altic, 51, of Bloomington, passed away Friday (Feb. 16, 2018) in Bloomington.

Wanda J. Arends, 91, of Gibson City, formerly of Melvin, died at 1:45 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 17, 2018) at Luther Oaks Pavilion, Bloomington, where she had been a resident for 10 years.

Joann Reinhart, 84, of Gibson City, died at 9:40 a.m. Sunday (Feb. 18, 2018) at Heritage Health, Gibson City.

Cinda S. Anderson, 67, of rural Bishop Hill, died at 1:28 a.m. Friday (Feb. 16, 2018) at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Jack A. “Papa Jack” May, 89, of Delavan, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 17, 2018) at Hopedale Hospital.

Rosemary S. Hartter, 93, of Eureka, passed away Sunday (Feb. 18, 2018) at her home.

M. Joan Garrels, 88, formerly of Bloomington, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Sunday (Feb. 18, 2018) at Seville Care Center, Salem, Mo.

Marjorie M. "Marge" Sminchak Lopinot, 94, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday (Feb. 18, 2018) at Heritage Health in Normal.

Alexander M. Ronchkovsky, 84, of Normal, passed away at 12:28 p.m. Feb. 9, 2018, at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Katie Jo Walters, 40, of Atlanta, passed away at 7:23 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 17, 2018) at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

Beck, Sylma "Jean," 91, Bloomington, 5:28 a.m. Monday (Feb. 19, 2018) at Bickford House, Bloomington. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington.

Bottrell, Nicole M., 35, Lincoln. 10:35 p.m. Friday (Feb. 16, 2018) at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln.

Etta Yvonne “Bonnie” (Rhoades) Esry, 88, of Kenney, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 17, 2018) at Farmer City Rehab, Farmer City.

Wendell Lee “Wendy” Kopp, 87, of Edwardsville and formerly of Bloomington, died at 6:30 a.m. Friday (Feb. 16, 2018) at Elmwood Nursing Home in Maryville.

Marvin E. Nelson, 79, of rural Bellflower, died at 3:02 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 15, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Harold “Hank” Aberle, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday (Feb. 17, 2018) at Meadows Mennonite Nursing Home, Chenoa, where he had been a resident for just over four years.

Edward H. Guse, 90, of Colfax, passed away at 7:40 a.m.  Thursday (Feb. 15, 2018) at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Aberle, Harold "Hank," 89, Chatsworth, 9:15 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 17, 2018) at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Chatsworth.