Donald A. Banister

Donald A.  Banister, age 82, of Sherman, formerly of rural Springfield, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at his residence. Donald is survived by his wife, Frances; children Patti (Mike) Barnett of Williamsville, Brenda (Jeff) Knollenberg of Grimes, IA, and Tom Banister of North Prince George, VA; grandchildren; Jody Formea, Chatham, George (April) Muller, […]

Kathleen Poteet

Kathleen Poteet, age 74, of Riverton, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Ebken (companion, Donny Kerber); grandson; Damon Ebken;  mother, Marie Downs; five brothers; Harold, Paul, Darrell, John, and Charles Downs; three sisters, Joanne Wheatley, Marlene Trueblood and Dorothy Downs; and […]

John Lash

  John Lash, age 93, of Greenview, passed away on July 13, 2016 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home. John is survived by his wife, Joyce; two brothers; four children, Marilyn (Ron) Moore, Julie Pryer, Dan (Kay) Lash and Dale Lash as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by both parents; […]

James “Bob” Tibbs Jr.

  James “Bob” Tibbs, Jr., age 59, of Williamsville, lost his courageous 18 month battle with brain cancer at 4:00 PM, Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Memorial Medical Center while surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 29, 1956, in Lincoln, Illinois, to James “Bob” Tibbs, Sr. and JoAnn (Carter) Tibbs. Bob married […]

Karl Williams

  Karl R. Williams, age 89, of Greenview, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. Karl is survived by his son Carl (Lana) Williams of Greenview; daughter, Barbara McDaniel of Springfield; brother Earl (Pat) Williams of Chandlerville and sister Mary Bacon of Tallula. He is also survived by several grandchildren, step […]

Joseph “Dick” Vignali

Joseph “Dick” Vignali, age 79, of Sherman, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Villa Health Care East in Sherman. He is survived by his wife, Cathy; children, Damon (wife Lynn) Vignali and Lori (Robert) Whalen; grandchildren, Hunter (Yuko) Whalen, Catie (Ryan) Peyton, Amelia, Ali, and Vince Vignali; and two great-grandchildren, Palmer Peyton […]

Edward “Butch” Collins

Edward (Butch) Collins, age 66, of Clayton, IL, formerly of Springfield, passed away suddenly on June 2, 2016 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL. Edward is survived by his mother Mary, of Sunny Acres Nursing Home; two sons, Brian (Melina) Collins of Springfield and Joshua Collins of Clayton, Illinois; two sisters, Cindy (Loren) Keltner of […]

Everett Rush

Everett “EJ” Rush, age 85, of Athens, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; children, Cheryl McKnelly of Rochester, Brian Rush of Springfield, David (Pam) Beckner of Cantrall, Lisa Dungey of Springfield, and Mary (Jim) Dial of Riverton; grandchildren, Matt (Bobbi) Purnell of Edinburg, Gregory […]

Jerry Ingram

Jerry L. Ingram age 59, of Beardstown, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at St. John’s Hospice in Springfield. He is survived by his sister Rebecca (Edward) Kirby of Easton; step-mother, Sharon Ingram of Lincoln and her family; special friends, Steve & Natalie Holliday, Katelyn Holliday, Marybeth Holliday of Athens; staff and residents of […]

Dale Wilhelm

Dale L. Wilhelm, age 89, of Columbus, Ohio formerly of Greenview, Illinois passed away on April 8, 2016 after a valiant 25-year battle with heart disease. In celebration of Dale’s life there will be a visitation on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 5-7 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, IL. Inurnment will […]