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Obituaries

  • Timothy Thompson

    BUREAU — Timothy Nicholas "Easy" Thompson, 57, of 231 N. Chicago St., Bureau, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, after a long battle with Muscular D ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:01 pm
  • Ruth Blazier

    WALNUT — Ruth Jean Blazier, 98, of Walnut died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Heritage Health in Walnut after suffering a stroke.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:07 pm
  • Nellie Ballerini

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Nellie Marie Ballerini, 95, of Lafayette, Ind., formerly of Peoria Heights, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Creasy Springs Hea ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:39 am
  • Sammy Thiemes

    VAN ORIN — Sammy Clifton Thiemes, 85, of Van Orin died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • Fred Boher

    TUCSON, Ariz. — Fred Lewis Boher, 81, of Tucson, Ariz., died of heart failure Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at home with Mary Ann and members of their fami ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:18 pm
  • Shirley Drawyer

    KEWANEE — Shirley A. Drawyer, 71, of Kewanee died at 3:38 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Ruth Pinter

    LADD — Ruth M. Pinter, 97, of Ladd passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • George Essl

    LASALLE — George J. Essl, 94, of LaSalle died peacefully in his home on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. A Ma ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • Nellie Ballerini

    LADD — Nellie Ballerini, 95, of Lafayette, Ind., formerly of Ladd, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Creasy Spring Health Campus in Lafayette, Ind ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:42 am
  • Jack Fahs

    WALNUT — John F. “Jack” Fahs, 86, of Walnut died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at his home, with his family by his side.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 2:28 pm
  • Joyce Draper

    AMBOY — Hazel Joyce Draper, 91, of Amboy died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at her home. Joyce was born ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:31 pm
  • Helen Essex

    OHIO, Ill. — Helen M. Essex, 88, of Ohio, Ill., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Colonial HealthCare and Rehabilitation Centre in Princeton.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • Kristine Sharp

    LADD — Kristine Marie Sharp, 67, of Ladd died peacefully in her home Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, afte ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • Thomas Blaisdell

    Thomas James Blaisdell, 90, died early the morning of Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at home with his family and his cat, Tony.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • Josephine Kiser

    CHAMPAIGN — Josephine Kiser, 95, of Champaign, formerly of Walnut, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at her home.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:57 pm
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