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Lorraine R. Carmichael of Jeiseyville

Mrs. Lorraine R. Carmichael, 91, of Jeisyville, IL passed away at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at home.

She was born in Jeisyville, IL October 28, 1923 the daughter of Chester and Rosa (Stephens) Basil.  Lorraine married Bernard Joseph Graham March 30, 1940 in St. Charles, MO.  He preceded her in death March 25, 1949.  She later married Gordon Carmichael July 5, 1950 and he preceded her in death May 24, 1978.  

Mrs. Carmichael worked during W.W.II at the ammunitions plant in Illiopolis and then at Meadow Manor in Taylorville during the 1950’s.  She loved spending time with her family, cooking for everyone and all things gardening.  

Surviving are her children John (Cathy) Graham of Amboy, IL Tom (Sherry) Graham of San Mateo, FL Ronny (Lillie) Graham of Grifton, NC Jim (Jennifer) Graham of Taylorville, IL Mary and the late (Jerry) Crosby of Crescent City, FL Cheryl (Michael) Drnjevic of Jeisyville, IL Les Carmichael of Taylorville, IL Del (Roberta) Carmichael of Homosassa Springs, FL Duane (Terry) Carmichael of Taylorville, IL Terry (Sheryl) Carmichael of Taylorville, IL along with 25 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and several great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 husbands, a son Rudy Bill Carmichael, son in law Jerry Crosby, 4 sisters Dorothy Banfield, Marie Thompson, Helen Clelland, Pearl Gessell, and 4 brothers Chester Basil, Gilbert Basil, Roy Basil and Otis Basil.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015 at Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid, IL.  Rev Chad Foster will officiate.  Burial will follow in Edinburg Cemetery, Edinburg, IL.  Visitation for Mrs. Carmichael will be held from 6 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at Masterson Funeral Home, Kincaid.  Please visit her on line obituary at www.mastersonfh.com

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Anne Swigert of Stonington

Anne Swigert, 81, of Stonington, IL died at 6:20 am Friday, July 24, 2015 at her home.

She was born May 29, 1934 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Dr. Francis L. and Alice Leota Rand Puckett. On July 20, 1952 she married Lyle C. Swigert in Stonington. Anne was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Stonington and the Alter and Rosary Society. She loved going to Casinos and the boats.

Surviving are her husband: Lyle C. Swigert of Stonington; Children: Carolou Mormon and husband Mike of Edinburg, Deborah Braden and husband Glenn of Neoga, Curt Swigert and wife Mary Sue of Blue Mound, Cheryl Morman of Stonington, Kathleen DeClerck and husband Richard of Stonington, Timothy Swigert and wife Sharon of Waltonville, Robert Swigert of Stonington and Eric Swigert and wife Cheryl of Stonington; Grandchildren: Chad Swigert, Matthew Braden, Stacey Dillefeld, Nicholas Braden, Ryan Hawley, Jonathan Braden, Nathan Swigert, Ginny Shapiro, Ben Morman, Elizabeth Gipson, Adam DeClerck, Abby Bertelsen, Zachary Braden, Jaclyn Swigert, Scott Swigert, Trent Swigert, Alex Swigert, Megan Morman, Keith Swigert, Courtney Hiler and Chelbi Williams; 27 Great Grandchildren; Brothers: William Puckett of LaGrange and Dr. Richard Puckett of Bloomington and a Sister: Mary Alice Hancock of Plano, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents, Brother: Timmy Puckett, Grandchild: Casey Williams and Son-in-law: Dave Morman.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 am Monday, August 3, 2015 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Stonington. Inurnment will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville. There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Altar and Rosary Society or the Maintenance Fund at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, P.O. Box 257, Stonington, IL 62567-0257.

McClure Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Ronald Kevie of Taylorville

Ronald Kevie, 42, of Taylorville, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at his residence in Taylorville. He was born August 18, 1972 in Taylorville, IL. The Son of Ron and Nancy (Pounds) Kevie.
He is survived by his Brother: Terrance (Missy) Ream of Sarasota, FL; Sisters: Julie (Ricci) Johnson of Taylorville, IL; Rhonda (Ralph) Beard of Owaneco, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews, Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents and his Niece, Nicci Jo Johnson.   
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev. Russell Beard officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family C/O Sutton Memorial Home, 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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Leah Christine (Daykin) (Spurling) Brooks of Taylorville

Leah Christine (Daykin) (Spurling) Brooks, 99, of Taylorville, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015, at 11:31 a.m. at Taylorville Estates in Taylorville, IL. She was born July 10, 1916, in Taylorville and was a lifelong resident of the city. Christine was the daughter of William and Nellie Elizabeth (McClughan) Daykin. She married S.F. "Fritz" Spurling on January 20, 1939, in Taylorville, IL. He preceded her in death on May 16, 1975. She married Joe Brooks Jr. on February 15, 1986, in Taylorville, IL, and he preceded her in death on September 16, 2002.

Christine owned and operated Mrs. Spurling’s Flowers and Gifts, worked in clothing retail sales at Shirley’s Dress Shop, and was an advertising representative and radio personality at WTIM. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville and a lifetime member of the Taylorville Country Club. She loved to golf and play bridge.

Christine’s loving spirit and strength of character comforted and inspired her family during her life, and these virtues and affections continue to nourish her loved ones now and always. She is survived by her sons, Donald F. (Nancy) Spurling of Merritt Island, FL, and Gary A. (Brenda) Spurling of Taylorville, IL; stepdaughters, Susan Pearce of Taylorville, IL, and Becky Mazzotti of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren, Donna (Mike) Freemole of Salt Lake City, UT; Paula (Mark) Wykoff of Springfield, IL; Tammy (Todd) Altman of Taylorville, IL; Sarah (Jonathan) Spurling-Hughes of Amherst, NY; Rachel L. Spurling of Sarasota, FL; Samuel F. Spurling of Minocqua, WI; and Robert T. Spurling of Taylorville, IL; great-grandchildren, Julia and Mark Jr. Wykoff of Springfield, IL; Genevieve Smith of Salt Lake City, UT; and Ainsley Altman of Taylorville, IL; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Christine was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, and her brother, Monroe Daykin.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 27, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL. Visitation will be held Sunday, July 26, 2015, from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Donald Victor Beetem of Taylorville

Donald Victor Beetem, 78 of Taylorville formerly of Ortonville, MN and Fox Lake, IL passed away at 3:14 AM on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at his home.

He was born on September 8, 1936 at Revillo, SD the son of Thomas Francis and Hazel (Bruner) Beetem. He married Betty Lou Bernice Mauch on June 6, 1959 at Beardsley, MN.. They recently celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary. Donald was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Jack Beetem and Robert Beetem.

In his early years Donald drove a cab in Grand Rapid City, SD. He later moved his family to Illinois and was employed as a painter at Great Lakes Naval Base for 23 years, retiring in 1997. He and Betty then moved to Ortonville, MN to be near his mother and care for her until her passing. Donald enjoyed his rose and flower gardens, as well as crafting wood projects for his family. He served as church trustee in Ingleside, IL and Ortonville, MN. He was a 1955 graduate of Revillo High School.

Survivors include: His wife, Betty Beetem of Taylorville, IL; Daughters, Dawn (Al) Clemente of Huntley, IL, Sue (Johnny) Wasion of Ocala, FL, Lola Beetem of Woodruff, WI and Tammie (Jerry) Criscione of Union, IL; Sons, Ronald Beetem of Wonder Lake, IL and Donald (Dana) Beetem of Taylorville, IL; 18 Grandchildren; 9 Great Grandchildren; Sister, Lois Lundberg of Alexandria, MN; Brother, Thomas Beetem of Rapid City, SD.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 27, 2015 at Evangelical Free Church in Taylorville with Pastor Donald Beetem and Pastor Jim Wolfe officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until time of service at the church.

Condolences to his family may be left at www.perfettifuneralhome.com

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.

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Barbara Helen Morrissey of Kincaid

    Barbara Helen Morrissey, 72, of Kincaid, IL died at 1:43 pm Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

    She was born October 21, 1942 in Indianapolis, IN, the daughter of George O. and Jean Wright Meyer. On August 27, 1981 she married Thomas B. Morrissey in Tovey. Barbara had worked as a home health provider for over 25 years and had been employed at County Market for 26 years. She loved spending time at the lake and camping. She also enjoyed travelling and watching her grandchildren play in sports. She was affiliated with the Baptist Faith.

    Surviving are her husband Thomas Morrissey of Kincaid; Children: Shelby Casad of Edinburg, Rodney Hunsley and wife Kayla of Pawnee, Troy Hunsley and companion Barb Stewart of Taylorville, Jennifer Hill and husband David of Kincaid, David Morrissey and companion Tina Hamm of Taylorville, Tina Parish and wife Clara of Tovey, Cindy Morrissey and companion Denton Cash of Decatur, William Morrissey and Kiera Morrissey both of Kincaid; Brother: George Meyer and wife Fran of Morrisonville, and Sister: Lois Clower of Decatur. There are 26 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Son: Tommy Morrissey, Daughter: Tracy Schultz, Grandson, Derek Morrissey, and her Sister: Diane Isaacs.

    Visitation will be held from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sunday, July 26, at McClure Funeral Home Taylorville. Funeral Services will follow visitation at 5:00 pm. Inurnment will take place at 1:00 pm Tuesday, July 28, at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2921 Greenbriar Drive, Springfield, IL 62704.

McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memories of Barbara or condolences to the family may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.

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Reginald E. Mansfield of Taylorville

Reginald E. Mansfield, 58, Taylorville, died at home on July 16, 2015. Reginald was born on August 15, 1956, in Taylorville and was a 1974 graduate of Taylorville High School.  He was an alumnus of the University of Illinois at Springfield and Eastern Illinois University. He greatly enjoyed watching professional sports, especially the LA Lakers and the Chicago Bulls, and attending family gatherings for birthday parties and holidays. His other interests included American history, music, and fine arts. He had attended Temple Israel in Springfield.   

He is survived by his Daughter: Elizabeth Mansfield-Barrett of Denver, CO;  Sons: Aaron E. Mansfield of Denver, CO and Joshua Mansfield of Bulpit, IL; Grandchildren: Liam E. Mansfield, Evelyn A. Mansfield; Brothers: Gregory Mansfield of Chicago, IL, Bradley A. Mansfield of Taylorville, IL, Matt Mansfield of Washington, DC, Nathan A. Mansfield of Springfield, IL; Sister: Brenda Brookens of Taylorville, IL; Nieces: Heather Voelz of Taylorville, IL; Holly Parker of Decatur, IL; Regan Mansfield of Springfield, IL and Melissa Mansfield of Springfield, IL. He is preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Thora Mansfield.

A celebration of his life and reception will be held at the University of Illinois extension hall 1120 N. Webster in Taylorville, IL at 5:30PM. Tuesday July 21, 2015.  Inurnment will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made in his memory to the Christian County Historical Society at P.O. Box 254 Taylorville, IL 60658.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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Doris M. Mateer of Taylorville

Doris M. Mateer, 86, of Taylorville, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 at 9:36 p.m. at her residence in Taylorville surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 6, 1929 in Mt. Auburn, IL, the Daughter of William and Myrtia (White) Reeter. She married Leon Mateer on November 27, 1948 in Mt. Auburn, IL and he later preceded her in death on April 6, 2001. She was a retired homemaker, and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville. She was also a graduate of Mt. Auburn High School.

She is survived by her Daughters: Karen (Bobby) Greene of Taylorville, IL; Alice (Gary) Seaton of Rochester, IL; Sons: Mike (Denise) Mateer of Edinburg, IL; Joe (Nancy) Mateer of Edinburg, IL; Ralph (Sue) Mateer of Blue Mound, IL; Grandchildren: Rhonda (Kevin) Law of Owaneco, IL; Melissa Mateer of Edinburg, IL; Michael Mateer of Edinburg, IL; Marty (April) Mateer of Kincaid, IL; Melanie (Chris) McQuire of Edinburg, IL;  Alex (Sarah) Mateer; Jamie (Jason) Capelle of Fisher, IN; Andrew Mateer of Edinburg, IL; Lee (Keri) Mateer of Taylorville, IL; Megan (Matt) Scales of Taylorville, IL; Brian Seaton of Rochester, IL; Suzanne Seaton of Rochester, IL; Fifteen Great-Grandchildren; Several Step-Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Brothers: Bill, Earl, Wayne and Bob Reeter; Sisters: DorothyVasconcellos and Mary Lou Toth.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Sheila Kaye Pastoral Care officiating. Burial will be in Grove City Cemetery in Grove City, IL. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville 200 S. Walnut St. Taylorville, IL 62568 or Shriners Hospital for Children 2001 S. Lindberg Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63131

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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D. Gene Tirey of Taylorville

D. Gene Tirey, 84 of Taylorville passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born September 17, 1930 in Taylorville the son of Cecil W. and Lela M. (Price) Tirey. He married Gloria Ditterline in 1950 in Alton, IL and they later divorced. He then married Shirley Crevits in 1974 in Edine, MO. He spent 43 years working at Willey’s Farmers Co-Op Supply Company spending his last 23 years as a Manager and the last 6 years on the Board of Directors of the Illinois LP Association. He graduated from Taylorville High School and also Shurtleff College in Alton, IL. He was also a member of the National Rifle Association, Mound Lodge #122 AF&AM and the Springfield Ansar Shrine.
He is survived by his wife Shirley of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Sally Tirey of Taylorville, IL, Becky Gilmore of Salem, IL; Step-Daughter: Bonnie (Mark) Agnew of Taylorville, IL; Eleven Grandchildren; Thirteen Great-Grandchildren; Brother: Donald (Alice) Tirey of Albuquerque, NM; Sister-in-Law: Beth (Robert) Clayton-Shanks of Taylorville, IL; Brother-in-Law: Phillip (Cheryl) Clayton of North Carolina and Three Nieces: Donna (Dean) Schachtner, Peggy (Tim) Holland and Michelle Tirey. He was preceded in death by his Parents and a Daughter: Karen Palmer.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Inurnment will be in Old Stonington Cemetery in Stonington, IL. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Arrangements in Care of Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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Linda Fillenwarth of Taylorville

Linda Fillenwarth, 76, of Taylorville, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 at 8:34 a.m. at her residence in Taylorville. She was born July 8, 1939 in Booneville, IL, the Daughter of Ray Buzzingham and Evelyn Davis. She married Thomas Fillenwarth on December 21, 1978 in Taylorville, IL and he later preceded her in death on March 12, 2012. She worked as a Doughnut maker at Franks IGA, also at many dry cleaners in town, and she tended bar at several local establishments. She was the former Auxiliary President at the Taylorville American Legion Post #73.  Linda loved her children and grandchildren more than anything and was the best grandmother. She Loved to Cook and Quilt. She loved gardening especially Roses. She was committed to helping all veterans by volunteering her time and skills. She will be missed by all who loved her. She was a member of  the Taylorville American Legion Post #73 Auxiliary and Canyon Lake Texas VFW Post# 8573.     

She is survived by her Daughters: Holly Beard of Taylorville, IL and Evelyn (Phil) Watson of Tower Hill, IL; Sons: Norman (Tara) Lybarger of Springfield, IL; Grandchildren: Noah (Krissy) Beard; Bill (Amy) Martin; Dan Martin; Andrea Lybarger; Joe Lybarger; Anthony Hill; Rob (Juley) Watson; Nick Durbin; Karie Durbin; Jeremy Beard; Casey Beard; Twenty Six Great-Grandchildren; Brother: Joe Buzzingham of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Daughter Valarie Martin, Grandson: Ryan Hill, Son-in-Law: John Beard; Sister-in-Law: Betty Buzzingham.

Private Family Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL. The family invites you to a Celebration of life that will be held on Friday, July 17, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Taylorville American Legion. Inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family C/O Sutton Memorial Home, 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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Richard E. Wurl of Taylorville

Richard E. Wurl, 80 of Taylorville, IL passed away at 8:43 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2015 at his home.  He was born on February 9, 1935 in Taylorville; the son of Elmer A. and Bertha E. (Maltby) Wurl.  He married Ginger Poor on August 29, 1958 in Taylorville; she preceded him in passing on September 12, 1990. He was an automobile mechanic and retired from Wurl Motor Company in Mt. Auburn, IL where he worked for 50 years. He was a member of VFW Post #4495 and American Legion Post #73. Mr. Wurl spent 25 years on the Mt. Auburn Township Board and was a fireman for Mt. Auburn. His family owned and operated Wurl Funeral Home in Mt. Auburn, IL.
He is survived by his daughter, Caroline (Bruce) Anderson of Taylorville, IL; grandchild, Kelsey Anderson also of Taylorville and several cousins. He was preceded in passing by his parents, wife, Ginger and son, Alex Richard Wurl.
Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev. Dan Armstrong officiating.  Burial will be at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Mt. Auburn, IL with Military Graveside Honors. Please wear casual attire for the services as per his request.  
Memorials may be made to:  American Legion Post #73,  110 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL 62568 or Five Loaves and Two Fish Food Pantry, PO Box 123 Mt. Auburn, IL 62547

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois
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Vallie Kay Jeisy of Taylorville

Vallie Kay Jeisy, 71, of Taylorville, IL died at 8:55 pm Monday, July 6, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

She was born May 12, 1944 in Have De Grace, MD, the daughter of Archie Wayne and Dorothy Frances Ballard Jeisy. Vallie was a manager at Wal-Mart and was formerly employed in banking in the Chicago area. She was a member of the Animal Protective League and loved going to the Casinos to gamble and playing the slots. She especially loved her cats.

At Vallie’s request there will be no visitation. Inurnment will take place at 10:00 am Thursday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL.

McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memories of Vallie or condolences to the family may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com

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Irene Elizabeth Brockamp of Taylorville

Irene Elizabeth Brockamp, 95 of Taylorville formerly of Morrisonville passed away at 11:30 PM on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Taylorville Care Center.

She was born on May 29, 1920 at Morrisonville the daughter of Ray and Anna (McLean) Kinney. She married Harold J. Brockamp on January 16, 1941 at Morrisonville; he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; Brothers, Louis Kinney, Jim Kinney and Edward Kinney; Sister, Dorothy Krager and 2 Grandsons.

Irene was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville, Altar and Rosary Society, Foresters, Civic Janes and past member of Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She had also volunteered for many years at St. Maurice Catholic School.

Survivors include: Daughters, Judy (husband, Bill) Seelbach of Farmersville, IL and Carol (husband, Russell) Yancey of Alva, FL; Sons, Michael (wife, Rosie) Brockamp of Lehigh Acres, FL and Dan (wife, Debbie) Brockamp of Morrisonville, IL; 13 Grandchildren;27 Great Grandchildren; 2 Great Great Grandchildren; Sister, Mary Jane Rhoads of Taylorville, IL; Many Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville with Rev. Gerald Bunse officiating. Burial will follow at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery, Morrisonville. Visitation will be held on Monday from 5:00-8:00 PM at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville.

Memorials: St. Maurice Catholic Church or Morrisonville Community Ambulance.

Condolences to her family may be left at www.perfettifuneralhome.com

Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.

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Brian Paul Munson of Taylorville

Brian Paul Munson, 50, of Taylorville, IL died at 6:54 am Thursday, July 9, 2015 at his home. He was born February 24, 1965 in Taylorville, the son of Wayne P. and Darla F. Kreysic Munson. Brian worked at the Christian County Mental Health Workshop in Taylorville.

Surviving are his Mother: Darla Munson of Taylorville; Sisters: Susan Hall and husband Jared and Dana Jo Munson all of Taylorville; Nieces and Nephews: Ashlee Lamb Walton and husband Matt of Ludowici, GA, Colton Lamb, Kody Hall and Brady Hall all of Taylorville and a Great Nephew: Maddox Walton of Ludowici, GA. He was preceded in death by his Father. Wayne P. Munson.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, July 11 at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville with Pastor Steve Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Pleasantview Cemetery, Assumption. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services in the Funeral Home on Saturday.

McClure Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memories of Brian or condolences to the family may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.

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Dorothy K. Robinson of Taylorville

Dorothy K. Robinson, 85, of Taylorville, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 3:45 a.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. She was born October 10, 1929 in Bloomington, IL, the Daughter of Kermit Wylie and Helen (Wilson) Babbitt. She married Joseph Britton Robinson on Novemer 1, 1952 in Peoria, IL and he later preceded her in death on June 14, 2014. She was a homemaker and a member of the Taylorville Bowling Leagues. She is survived by her Son: Jeffery (Terri) Robinson of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Barbara (Robert) Southard of Taylorville, IL; Helen (Dennis) Garren of Tucson, AZ; Molly (Tim) Westover of Tucson, AZ; Grandchildren: Shelley (Matt) Sadowsky, Gregg (Christy) Garren, Teri Bankhead, Robyn Menossi, Erik (Sarah) Robinson, Scott (Brandy) Moore, Rachel Robinson, Todd Southard and Brad Johnsey; Twelve Great Grandchildren; Sister: Deborah Wiley; Brother: Jack Wiley of Bloomington, IL. She was preceded in death by her Parents, 1 Brothers, her Son Joseph E. Robinson and Daughter-in-Law: Donna Robinson. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating. Burial will be in Park Hill Memorial Gardens in Bloomington, IL.

Visitation will be held Monday, July 13, 2015 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.

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Samuel Lechner Jr. of Assumption

57 year-old, Samuel Lechner Jr. of Assumption, passed away on Monday in Pana Community Hospital. A memorial service for 57 year-old Samuel Lechner will be held Saturday, July 11th, at 11 a.m. in Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. No visitation will be held. 

The Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield is in charge of arrangements. 

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James Lyle Young of Taylorville

James Lyle Young, 97, of Taylorville, IL died at 3:38 am Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at Meadow Manor Nursing Home, Taylorville

He was born May 4, 1918 at the family homestead near Blue Mound, IL.  On September 18, 1942 he married Dorothy Lucille Allen in Stonington, IL.  She preceded him in death on February 25, 2009 after 66 years of marriage. Mr. Young took over the family farm at the age of 18 and farmed for 45 years.  After retiring he moved to Southern Illinois and realized a dream of his by building a home near the Shawnee National Forrest.  Lyle built the home from the ground up by himself.  After many years in Southern Illinois he moved back to the Blue Mound Area to be near family. Lyle was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville and prior to that was a long time member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Stonington.

Lyle and Dorothy had 5 wonderful children: Priscilla Lobb and husband Larry of Hoopeston, Mary Kinnamon and husband Pete of Lakeland, FL, Margaret Dyer and husband Ray of Kalispell, MT, Jim Young of Cottage Hills and Bill Young and wife Mindy of Blue Mound.  There are 12 Grandchildren: Debbie Baker and husband John of Stockton, CA, David Lobb of Phoenix, OR, Michael Kinnamon and wife Jennifer of Lakeland, FL, Theresa Byrd and husband Steve of Lakeland, FL, Brian Kinnamon of Lakeland, FL, Matthew Dyer and wife Jessica of Kalispell, MT, Leslie Doely and husband Josh of Helena, MT, Shilo French of Carson City, NV, Kyle Young and wife Sarah, Alex Young, Luke Young and Ryan France all of Blue Mound.  There are 13 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great Grandchild.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, July 10 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Hall Cemetery, Blue Mound.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until time of Service in the Church on Friday.

Memorials may be made to: Memorial Medical Center Hospice, 100 W. Franklin, Taylorville, IL  62568

McClure Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memories of Lyle or condolences to the family may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.  

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Douglas Kohl of Taylorville

Douglas Kohl, 63 of Taylorville passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 at his home.  He was born on September 25, 1951 in Taylorville; the son of Orville and Mildred (Bartling) Kohl.  He married Mary Royer on December 21, 1974 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville, IL. He was a farmer for 28 years and then worked for IDOT for 8 years. Doug was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville, Taylorville Fire Protection District and VFW Post #4495.
He is survived by his Wife, Mary; Sons, O.J. (Julie) Kohl  and Doc (Katie) Kohl both of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren, Jarrett, Caroline, and Josie Kohl all of Taylorville; Sister, Carolyn Busby of Peoria, IL; Mother-in-Law, Maxine Royer of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Grandson, John Alan Kohl; Sisters Marcia Litz and Bette Tumiati; Brother, Norman Kohl.
Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2015 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating. Burial will be in Edinburg Cemetery, Edinburg, IL with graveside military honors.  
Memorials may be made to: Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund 1010 N. Webster St. Taylorville, IL 62568.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois
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