Donald E. "Gene" Hawkins, 96, of Bloomington, formerly of McLean, passed away at 9:25 p.m. Thursday (May 24, 2018) at Aperion Care Center, Bloomington.

Fussner, Michael R., 58, El Paso, 1:45 p.m. Thursday (May 24, 2018) at Heritage Health, El Paso. Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, El Paso.

Donis Diane (Block) Klein, 70, of Minonk, returned home on the wings of angels to be with God on Thursday (May 24, 2018). Her memorial service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Minonk, with Pastor Joy Miller officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Ruestman-Ha…

Donna Lewis Thompson, 98, of Bloomington, passed away peacefully Tuesday (May 22, 2018) at Martin Health Center, Bloomington, just two weeks before her 99th birthday.

Klein, Donis, 70, Minonk, 3:26 a.m. Thursday (May 24,2018) at her home. Ruestman Harris Funeral Home, Minonk.

Barry Allen Todden, 54, of Bloomington, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday (May 23, 2018) at Bloomington Rehabilitation and Health Care. Barry is finally at peace after struggling for many years with an illness which limited his joy of life.

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John P. “Jack” King, 95, passed away Sunday (May 20, 2018) at Martin Health Center, Bloomington, where he had resided since 2012.

Culler, Richard L., 5 p.m. at Lee Lowery American Legion Post No. 568, Gibson City.

Cox, Janice Kay, 70, Bloomington, 8:35 a.m. Tuesday (May 22, 2018) at Luther Oaks Assisted Living, Bloomington. East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington.

Hazel “Pauline” Ogden of Newberg, Ore., was born Jan. 6, 1932, to William Joseph Mathis and Dovie Nancy (Carpenter) Mathis in Normal. She passed away May 8, 2018, at Tuality Hospital, Hillsboro, Ore.

Jennifer Suzan Franklin, 29, of Bloomington, formerly of Oklahoma and Michigan, passed away at 8 a.m. Tuesday (May 22, 2018) at her home.

James A.B. "Jimmie" "Too Tall" Jones, 87, of Springfield, transitioned into eternal life on May 15, 2018, at Heritage Health, Springfield.

Daniel P. Holtz of Bloomington, born Jan. 11, 1946, to Morris Holtz and Bernice Phillips Holtz, passed away 7 a.m. May 15, 2018, at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

William L. Blair, 81, of Rutland, died 2:19 a.m. Tuesday (May 22, 2018) at OSF HealthCare Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center, Pontiac.

William "Scott" Thoennes, 56, of Bloomington, passed away May 12, 2018, at OSF Healthcare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Connie Lee Smith, 78, of Clinton, passed away in her home on Sunday (May 20, 2018).

Blair, William L., 81, Rutland, 2:19 a.m. Tuesday (May 22, 2018) at OSF HealthCare Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center, Pontiac. Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, Toluca.

Daniel P. Holtz of Bloomington, born Jan. 11, 1946, to Morris Holtz and Bernice Phillips Holtz, passed away 7 a.m. May 15, 2018, at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Gerald W. Mohr, 84, of El Paso, passed away 11:13 a.m. Sunday (May 20, 2018) at his home.

William Charles Soran, 62, of Normal, passed away Sunday (May 20, 2018) at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. 

Constance R. Phelan, 67, of Bloomington, passed away 6:02 p.m. Saturday (May 19, 2018) at her home.

Roy James “Jim” Lindholm Jr., 73, of San Francisco, Calif., formerly of Towanda, passed away 11:13 a.m. May 10, 2018, at his home.

M. Maxine "Mickey" Opperman, 90, of Piper City, passed away 3:15 p.m. Sunday (May 20, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Walter D. “Doyle” Hedrick, 87, of Pontiac, died at 3:15 p.m. Sunday (May 20, 2018) at OSF St. James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac.

Karen I. Taylor of Vero Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully Friday (May 18, 2018) in her home as she wished.

Bernadine A. Whittington, 95, of Metamora, passed away at 7:19 p.m. Sunday (May 20, 2018) at Snyder Village Assisted Living-Memory Care, Metamora, surrounded by her family.

Miller, Barbara Ann, 79, of Bloomington, 2:05 a.m. Sunday (May 20, 2018) at Aperion Care, Bloomington.  East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington.

Jerry L. Fairley, 70, of Pontiac, died at 1:18 p.m. on Friday (May 18, 2018) at OSF St. James — John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac.

Billy Rayman David Kull, 94, of Washburn died at 10:06 p.m. on Friday (May 18, 2018) at his home surrounded by his family.

William Harvey Van Pelt, 71, died at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield on Thursday (May 17, 2018).

King, John P. “Jack,” 95, Bloomington, 3:50 a.m. Sunday (May 20, 2018) at Martin Health Center, Bloomington. Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington.