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Carolee Smithers

Peoria – Carolee Smithers, 81, of Peoria, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at 2:40 PM on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at UnityPoint Proctor. She was born on December 18, 1935 in Morton, IN to Hubert and Elizabeth “Granny” … Continue reading

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Richard C. Perardi

Farmington – Richard C. Perardi, 57, of Farmington, passed away at 12:40 PM on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Proctor UnityPoint in Peoria, IL. He was born on August 15, 1959 in Canton to Albert and Vera (Newcomb) Perardi. He … Continue reading

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Maeanna “Mickey” Estes

Canton – Maeanna “Mickey” Estes, 88, of Canton, passed away at 9:44 PM on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Sunset Nursing Home. She was born on July 12, 1928 in London Mills to Henry and Mae (Camp) Schulthes. She married … Continue reading

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Patrick Alan Phillips

Patrick Alan Phillips, 67, of Canton, passed away Sunday, February 12, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Patrick was born on January 17, 1950 in St. Louis, MO to Frank Wright “Bud” and Charlotte (Sebree) Phillips. He married … Continue reading

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John Junior Voorhees

John Junior Voorhees, 89, of Canton, passed away on Saturday, February 11, at his residence in Dunlap, IL. John was born on November 7, 1927 in Canton, IL, the son of John and Viola ( Miller ) Voorhees. He married … Continue reading

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Larry W. Ernst

Canton – Larry W. Ernst, 74, of Canton, passed away at 2:33 AM on Friday, February 10, 2017 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was born on October 1, 1942 in DuQuoin, IL to Oscar W. and Irene … Continue reading

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James Earl Eldridge

James Earl Eldridge, 90, of Brimfield, passed away at 1:37 PM on Friday February 10, 2017 at his residence. He was born on January 9, 1927 in St. Petersburg, Florida, a son of Richard H. and Ruby (Hunter) Eldridge. He … Continue reading

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Corda M. Jones

Corda Jones, 85, of Peoria, passed away at 9:50 AM on February 2, 2017 at Garden Court Liberty Village in Peoria. She was born on December 17, 1931 in Farmington, the daughter of William and Mary (Veterani) Macklin. She married … Continue reading

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Larry D. Rilea

Lewistown – Larry Dean Rilea, 80, of Lewistown, formerly of Liverpool, IL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29, at Heartland Health Care Center in Canton. Larry was born on January 22, 1937 in Liverpool, IL, the son of Arnold … Continue reading

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Eugene C. “Swede” Johnson

Frostproof – Eugene C. “Swede” Johnson, 83, of Frostproof, FL, formerly of Yates City, IL, passed away at 5:10 PM on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Community Hospice Anne & Donald McGraw Center for Caring in Jacksonville, FL. He was … Continue reading

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