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Brian Brunk

Brian Kenneth Brunk, 23, of Brownstown passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018.
A Private Service will be held at a later date.
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Brian Brunk

Grace Frey

Grace M. Frey, 87, of Effingham, Illinois formerly of rural Stewardson, Illinois, passed away at 10:09 P.M., Monday, May 21, 2018, at her residence. She was born...
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Grace Frey

Warren "Doc" Ebbert

Warren G. Doc Ebbert of Wheeler, Illinois, passed away at 2:02 PM Monday, May 21, 2018, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, May 25,...
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Warren "Doc" Ebbert

Marilyn Rubsam

Marilyn Elaine Rubsam of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 8:32 PM - Friday, May 18, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton, Illinois, surrounded by her eight...
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Marilyn Rubsam

Ursula Russell

Ursula Louise Russell of Dieterich, Illinois, passed away at 5:35 AM - Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham,...
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Ursula Russell

Helen Forehand

Helen Forehand, 89, of Patoka passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Odin Health Care Center in Odin. She was born on September 27, 1928 in Farmer City, IL, the...
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Helen Forehand

Frankie Loy

Frankie Joy Loy, 78, of Effingham, IL, passed away Friday morning, May 18, 2018, at her family home.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May...
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Frankie Loy

Clyde Runge

Clyde Albert Otto Runge, 81, of St. Simons Island, GA., passed away at 9:50 A.M. Monday, May 14,2018 at Hospice of Golden Isles in Brunswick, GA. He was born...
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Clyde Runge

Mark Riley

Mark Allen Riley, 54, of Effingham died at 9:59 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.
Funeral services will be at...
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Mark Riley

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Geraldine Brumleve

Geraldine M. Brumleve, 96 of Effingham, formerly of Teutopolis, passed away Thursday morning, May 10, 2018 at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in...
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Geraldine Brumleve

John Smith

John Dale Smith, 87 of Effingham, passed away Friday afternoon, April 20, 2018 at Effingham Rehabilitation and HealthCare Center.

A memorial service will be...
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John Smith

Eugene Steben

Eugene E. Steben, 79 of Effingham, passed away Thursday morning, March 1, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bauer Funeral...
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Eugene Steben

Paula Moore

Paula A. Moore, 87 of Effingham, passed away Saturday evening, February 24, 2018 at HSHS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham. Arrangements are incomplete...
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Paula Moore

Duane Guffey

Duane Guffey, 62 of Altamont, passed away Thursday evening, February 15, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are pending at Bauer Funeral...
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Duane Guffey

Eddie Safford

Eddie "Ed" Safford, 81, passed away Wednesday evening, January 10, 2018 at his home in Effingham.

Arrangements are incomplete at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham.
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Eddie Safford

Robert Eugene Nickels

Robert Eugene Nickels, 81, St. Elmo, passed away on Thursday Nov. 9, 2017. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 14, 2017 at the Kull Funeral Home in St. Elmo....
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Robert Eugene Nickels

Scott Alan Garrison

Scott Alan Garrison, 53, of Neoga, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Arrangements are incomplete at the Swengel-O'Dell...
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Scott Alan Garrison

Mildred Gentry

Mildred Gentry, 100, of Neoga died at 11:25 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete with Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home in...
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Mildred Gentry

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Condolences forBrian Brunk
My prayers is with the family .sorry for your loss dr Brunk and Paula Read more
By Barb Francis

Condolences forFrankie Loy
Joyce will be missed by all who knew her. I remember her being an avid card player on sunday afternoons at her sister in laws home. Conversing... Read more
By brenda (Wakefield) Evans

Condolences forMadelyn Wernsing
Steve and Phyllis, I just heard about Madge’s death and was so saddened. Madge was very special to me and my family. I know many people would... Read more
By Bunnie Daniel Moote