H. Lawrence “Larry” “Doc” Hedmark, 90, of Bloomington, passed away at 5:05 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2017) at Martin Health Center, Bloomington.

Velda M. Faulk, 85, of El Paso, passed away 12:07 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 17, 2017) at Heritage Health, El Paso.

Larry E. Mason died peacefully at his home, surrounded by family, on Monday (Sept. 18, 2017) in Cooksville, at the age of 68. Larry spent his life in service to Christ and his family.

Dorothy Jane Oesch, 85, of Morton, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Monday (Sept. 18, 2017) at Washington Christian Village, Washington.

Kenneth O. Radley, 85, of Bloomington, passed away 5:54 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 19, 2017) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Marie Elizabeth Shell, 99, of Clinton, passed away at 4:10 p.m. Monday (Sept. 18, 2017) at the Christian Village, Lincoln.

Prather, Jack, 85, Eureka, 10:05 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 19, 2017) at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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Simonne C. Guillemont received her heavenly promotion Tuesday (Sept. 19, 2017) with a close friend by her side at Heritage Health, Bloomington, where she had been a resident for the past 10 years.

Christy Lee Sloat, 46, of Clinton, passed away 12:09 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 17, 2017) at her home.

Guillemont, Simonne, 92, Bloomington, 8:36 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 19, 2017) at Heritage Health, Bloomington. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington.

Marcus Deon Bivens, 33, of Bloomington, passed away Sept. 13, 2017, in Normal.

Wyllys “Dean” Kitterman Jr., 57, of Kenney, formerly of Wyoming, passed away at 2:55 a.m. Monday (Sept. 18, 2017) at Warner Hospital and Health Services, Clinton.

Phillip Lee Jacobs Sr., 80, of Pana, passed away at 2:02 a.m. Sept. 12, 2017, at Springfield Memorial Medical Center from injuries received in an automobile accident on Labor Day.

Billie F. Howard, 86, of Bloomington, entered the next phase of her life at 10 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 14, 2017) at her home at Luther Oaks Retirement Community, Bloomington.

Mabel P. Crouch, 88, of Normal, passed away at 1:47 p.m. Monday (Sept. 18, 2017) at McLean County Nursing Home, Normal.

Glenn D. Covert II, 69, of Normal, passed away Sept. 12, 2017, after seven months battling cancer.

Dorothy Jane Oesch, 85, of Morton, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Monday (Sept. 18, 2017) at Washington Christian Village, Washington.

Mitchell, Rayburn Lee, Loda, Sunday (Sept. 17, 2017) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy.

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Madalynne McReynolds, 95, of Bloomington, formerly of Towanda, passed away 6:45 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 17, 2017) at Martin Health Center, Bloomington.

Ann Cavallo, 75, of Bloomington, passed away 11:20 a.m. Sept. 9, 2017, at Aperion Care, Bloomington.

Jess M. Hanna, 53, of Normal, was born May 1, 1964, in Fairbury, the son of Dale and Celia Kuntz Hanna. He died Sept. 12, 2017, at Heritage Health, Normal.

Leona May Sakes, 98, of Minonk, died at 10 p.m. Friday (Sept. 15, 2017) at Heritage Health in Minonk, where she had been a resident since 2006.

Faulk, Velda, 85, El Paso, 12:07 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 17, 2017) at Heritage  Healthcare in El Paso. Ruestman Harris Funeral Home, El Paso.

Ann L. Mosier, 58, of Colfax, passed away 12:35 p.m. Friday (Sept. 15, 2017) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Brian Powell, 57, of Orange, Texas, formerly of Heyworth, died Sept. 6, 2017, in Lake Charles, La., of cancer after a brief illness.

Roger N. Whaley, 76, of Lexington, left us to be with our Lord on Wednesday (Sept. 13, 2017) at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Kenneth Ben Range, 89, of Bloomington, formerly of Chenoa, passed away 6:15 p.m. Friday (Sept. 15, 2017) at his home.

Donald G. Rapp, 82, of Clinton, passed away 8:25 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 14, 2017) at Heritage Health, El Paso.

Harold Lyle Oleson, 97, of LeRoy, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 14, 2017) at Heritage Health, Normal.

Frances M. Ryerson, 90, of Graymont, passed away at 9 a.m. Friday (Sept. 15, 2017) at Martin Healthcare Center, Bloomington.