Document 51322
16, 2014
DECATUR — Larry Dean
Beltz, 81, of Decatur passed
away on Monday, July 14, 2014
in his home.
Larry was born on July 18,
1932 in Carterville, IL the son
of Leo and Zola
(Parmly) Beltz.
He served his
country proudly
in the U.S. Air
Force and was
a member of
Macon 8 A.F. &
Larry Beltz
A.M. and member of the Valley
of Springfield
A.A.S.R. He was
an electrician
for 40 years working for the
Wabash Rail Road, Firestone,
and Revere Copper in Clinton.
He also worked at the Crab
Orchard Lake Boat & Yacht Club
in Carterville. He married Linda
Hurley on March 16, 1984 in
Decatur, IL, she survives.
Larry is the loving father of
Robert Beltz (Shirley) of Marion,
IL; Barbara Brooks (Steve) of
Decatur, IL; Roger Beltz of
Cambria, IL; Arlen Skinner
(Thersia) of Decatur, IL; Angela
Langford (Nelson) of La Place,
IL; Charles Skinner (Claira) of
Laclede, MO; and John Skinner
(Pebbles) of West Moreland,
TN; sisters, Shirley Desatnik of
Indianapolis, IN; Louise Beltz
of Herrin, IL; 22 grandchildren,
and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death
by his parents, daughter Cindy
Able, 5 brothers, and 3 sisters.
The family would like to
thank the Harbor Light Hospice
staff especially Beth, Sherry,
Terri, Ashley and Magic Marilyn
for all their care of Larry.
Honoring Larry’s wishes
Cremation will take place at
Graceland/Fairlawn Crematory.
Private family services will be at
a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family.
The family Larry Dean Beltz
is being served by Graceland/
Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N.
Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL.
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DECATUR — Gabriel Thomas
Buchanan, age 18, of Decatur,
IL, formerly of Morganfield,
KY died Sunday, July 13, 2014
at St. Mary’s Medical Center in
Evansville. He was a 2014 graduate of Warrensburg-Latham
High School where he lettered
in track and wrestled and played
football. He also enjoyed playing video games.
He was preceded in death by
his grandmother Helen McFadden; great grandparents John Y.
& Georgia Heavrin and Tom &
Anna Mae Carmon.
Survivors: Mother, Johna
McFadden & husband Ray
of Decatur, IL; Father, Eric
Buchanan of Morganfield; 3
sisters, Morgan McFadden of
Iowa; Aubrey Buchanan of Morganfield; Elizabeth Buchanan
of Decatur, IL; 4 brothers, Triston McFadden of Holley, NY;
Aidan McFadden of Holley, NY;
Keegan McFadden of Holley,
NY; Trayce McFadden of Decatur, IL; Grandparents, Ivana &
Tom Carmon of Morganfield;
Steve & Anita Buchanan of
Morganfield; Dan McFadden of
Uniontown, KY.
Funeral will be 10 AM Thurs
7/17/14 at St. Ann Catholic
Church in Morganfield with Fr.
Freddie Byrd officiating.
Visitation will be 4-8 PM
Wed and 8:30 until funeral time
Thurs at Whitsell Funeral Home
in Morganfield, where prayers
will be said at 6 PM Wed.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows
Cemetery in Morganfield.
Memorial contributions may
be made to Ronald McDonald
House, 3540 Washington Ave,
Evansville, IN 47714.
Online condolences may be
made at
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DECATUR — Neal Fogel,
89, Aurora, formerly of Decatur, died Monday (July 14,
2014). Arrangements incomplete: Graceland/Fairlawn
Funeral Home.
DECATUR — Dorothy
Kaufman, 88, Decatur, died
Monday (July 14, 2014).
Arrangements incomplete: Graceland/Fairlawn
Funeral Home.
DECATUR — Vertie Mae
Decatur, Macon County
“Vert” Jarrett Hyder, 87, of
BELTZ, Larry Dean, Decatur
Decatur, IL, went to be with the
BUCHANAN, Gabriel Thomas,
Lord at 6:01 am, surrounded
by family on Saturday, July
EICHEL, Helen, Decatur
12, 2014.
FOGEL, Neal, Decatur
Vertie was
HORGES, Booker T., Decatur
born to Lucy
HYDER, Vertie Mae, Decatur
Bond Jarrett and
IRWIN, Maurita J., Blue Mound
JW Jarrett Sr. on
KAUFMAN, Dorothy, Decatur
June 22, 1927 in
KIRKWOOD, Nancy Lee, Forsyth
Brownsville, TN.
KORTE, Richard Arnold, Decatur
She accepted
LITTLETON, Ronald, Decatur
Christ at an early
NEWBERRY, Terry Lynn, Decatur
Vertie Hyder age and joined
WASHINGTON, Artie Billie Jean,
the Woodlawn
Missionary Baptist Church.
She graduated from Haywood
Central Illinois
BULLA, Phillip Wesley, Findlay
County Training School and
BUZZARD, E. Dean, St. Elmo
later attended Tennessee State
CARTER, Kenneth Ray,
University. While in College,
she met the love of her life,
FAIR, Launa Jean, Altamont
Frank James Hyder. They were
GIROUX, Dawn Ellen, Mattoon
united in holy matrimony in
KEISER, Alfred Earl, Witt
Gallatin, TN and were blessed
PANGBURN, Nola M., Tuscola
with five children.
SILLARS, James W., Pana
In 1963, they moved to
STEPHENS, Gilbert Leon,
Decatur, IL where Vertie joined
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist
VENTERS, Lola R., Shelbyville
Church. Later, she joined the
WAGNER, Helen Lorene,
Church of the Living God, PGT
Temple #1, where she was a
faithful member until her health
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memory: three sons; Larry
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Obituary and guest book are
brothers, two sisters, and one
online at
A special thanks from the
Individuals who
have served in the U.S.
family is due to her nephew
armed forces.
Darron Johnson for the care
he provided for her in her later
years, and to Symphony of
Decatur Nursing Home for the
care they provided for her when
DECATUR — Booker T.
her health failed her.
Horges 68, of Decatur departed
Services will be held with
this life on July 9, 2014 at Vibra visitation 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Hospital Springfield, IL.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 at
Booker was born July 6, 1946 Walker Funeral Service. Funeral
in Roundlake MS, to Jack and
Service: 10:030 a.m. Friday, July
Evelyn (Hay18, 2014 at the Church of the
wood) Peoples.
Living God P.G.T. Temple # 1
Booker attended (1915 North Martin Luther King
and graduated
Jr. Drive) with Overseer Tyrone
from Eisenhower Cooper, Officiating.
High School
Obituary written by famwhere he was an ily members.
outstanding basBooker
ketball player.
Booker loved
spending time with family and
BLUE MOUND — Maurita J.
loved to cook.
Irwin, 82, of East Peoria, passed
He leaves to mourn and cher- away at 10:40 a.m. Monday,
ish his life: Carolyn Johnson
July 14, 2014, at Lutheran Hill(significant other); daughters,
side Village in Peoria.
Shawn Horges Graham(Fred)
She was born May 4, 1932,
of Little Rock, AR, LaMeeca
in Blue Mound, Ill., to Ralph L.
Horges, of Milwaukee WI;
and Opal L. (Moss) Irwin.
Cynthia Howell (Gabe), Tricia
She was preceded in death
Horges (Montez) and Kalisha
by her parents and her aunt,
Horges, all of Decatur, IL; son:
Verna Webelhuth.
Booker T. Horges Jr. of MilShe was a graduate of East
waukee, WI; brother, Robert
Peoria Community High
(Melinda) Peoples; sisters,
School and Bradley University
Shirley Peoples (Tom) and
in Peoria.
Willie Mae Brady of Decatur,
Maurita worked at Szolds Inc.
IL. He is also survived by 12
in Peoria for 28 years, retiring as
grandchildren, 3 great grandvice president.
children and a host of nieces
She was a member of Pleasant
and nephews (special niece
Hill Mennonite Church (presKimberly Lawson).
ently CrossPoint Church) in
He was preceded in death
East Peoria since 1967.
by both parents, one sister and
Services will be held at
one brother.
10:30 a.m. Friday, July 18,
A memorial service will be
2014, at CrossPoint Church
held 4-6 p.m. Thursday, July
in East Peoria, with Rev. Dr.
17, 2014 at Moran and Goebel
George Estel Hines officiating.
Funeral Home, Decatur, IL.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to
Graveside Memorial to follow
10:15 a.m. Friday at the church.
on a later date.
A graveside service will be
The Family of Booker T.
held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at
Horges would like to thank
Friends Creek Cemetery in
Moran and Goebel Funeral
Argenta, Ill.
Home, Dr. George Duncan
Knapp-Johnson Funeral
and the Intensive Care Units
Home and Cremation Center
at Decatur Memorial Hospital
in Morton is handling arrangeand Vibra Hospital of Springments.
field, IL.
Memorials may be made to
Obituary written by famCrossPoint Church, 400 S.
ily members.
Pleasant Hill Road, East Peoria,
IL 61611; to the Susan G. Komen
Memorial Affiliate, 4700 N.
University St., Suite 92, Peoria,
IL 61614; or to a charity of the
DECATUR — Terry Lynn
“Bears” Newberry, 50, Decatur, donor’s choice.
Online condolences may
died Saturday (July 12, 2014).
be sent to the family at www.
Graveside services: 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Mount Gilead
Obituary written by famCemetery. Visitation was
ily members.
Tuesday. Arrangements by:
Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service
and Care. Memorials: to the
family, c/o Pete Newberry. Send
condolences: www.leavememoDECATUR — Ronald
ton, 80, Decatur, died Monday
(July 14, 2014). Arrangements
incomplete: Graceland/Fairlawn
Funeral Home.
Helen Eichel of Decatur dies at 100
DECATUR — Helen Eichel of
Decatur, Illinois was welcomed
by the Heavenly Father on July
14th in Fairhaven Christian
Home. Helen was born September 15, 1913 in Germany.
The daughter of William
and Karoline Besalski.
She married
Fred Eichel in
1933. He preceded her in
Helen Eichel death in 1984.
Surviving are
her sons, Richard (Colleen) of
Gulf Shores, Alabama, Donald
(Irma) of Decatur, Illinois She
leaves 5 grandchildren, 8 great
grandchildren,and 4 great great
grand children, several nieces
and nephews.
3 sisters and one brother
preceded her in death.
Helen had a generous spirit,
loved her church. She and
Fred founded Lake Helen Bible
Camp in 1947 in Wisconsin.
The camp ministry continues
to the honor and glory of God.
Funeral service celebrating
Helen’s life will be 10:30 am.
Thursday July 17, 2014 at Faith
Baptist Church (875 West Grove
Road, Decatur, IL. 62521). Visitation will one hour before service at the church. Burial will
be in Fairlawn Cemetery.
Memorials to Lake Helen
Bible Camp or Faith Baptist
Church.Tanzyus-Logan Funeral
Service and Care is in charge of
the arrangements.
Sign the guestbook at www.
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FORSYTH — Nancy Lee
Kirkwood, 78, of Forsyth passed
away on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at
Hickory Point Christian Village.
Services to celebrate Nancy’s
life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on
Thursday, July 17,
2014 at Dawson
& Wikoff North
Chapel. Visitation will be from
5:00-7:00 p.m.
on Wednesday,
July 16, 2014 also
at the funeral
home. Burial
will be in Boiling
Springs Cemetery. Memorial
contributions can be directed to
Riverside Baptist Church.
Mrs. Kirkwood was born
on February 8, 1936 in Decatur, the daughter of Cecil and
Edna Boyd Kopp. Nancy was
a member of Riverside Baptist
Church. Nancy worked as the
Neighborhood Chairman of Girl
Scouts for several years as well
as a Sunday School Teacher,
Music Librarian, President of
Missionary Society and various
other roles for Riverside Baptist Church.
Surviving is her sister, Deloris
(Ray) Isaacs of Peoria, IL; niece:
Karen (Greg) Joyce of Peoria,
IL; nephew: Roger (Suzanne)
Isaacs of Fountain Hills, AZ;
niece: Annette (Dale) Smith of
Wyoming, IL; nephew: Randy
Isaacs of Dyersburg, TN; aunts:
Florence Davis of Decatur,
IL and Jane (Lynn) Whitson
of Mt. Pulaski, IL; 13 great
nieces and nephews; and many
other relatives.
She was preceded in death by
her parents.
Messages of condolence may
be sent to the family at www.
Obituary written by family members.
DECATUR — Artie Billie Jean
Washington, Decatur, died July
8, 2014.
Services: noon Saturday,
Main Street Church of the Living God. Visitation: one hour
before services in the church.
Arrangements by: Walker
Funeral Service and Chapel.
Send condolences: www.
FINDLAY — Phillip Wesley
“Fishing Pole” Bulla, 73, Findlay, truck driver, died Thursday
(July 10, 2014).
Memorial services: 1 p.m.
Saturday, Fellowship Baptist
Church, Shelbyville. Arrangements by: Lockart-Green
Funeral Home, Findlay. Memorials: to the family, c/o Janice Bulla.
TUSCOLA — Nola M. Pangburn, 86, Tuscola, Pangburn
Oil Co. owner/operator, died
Monday (July 14, 2014).
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Hilligoss-Shrader Funeral Home,
Tuscola. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday. Burial: Tuscola
Township Cemetery. Memorials: Tuscola United Church
of Christ.
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DECATUR — Richard Arnold
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Richard was
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1933 in Decatur
Illinois to Ruby
Arnold and
Reinhart Korte.
They preceded him in death.
He had one brother R. Frederick
Korte of Florida. He married
Carol Ann (Dart) Pride December 1979 in Decatur, IL. He
served with United States Navy
during the Korean War. Loved
riding motorcycles and flying
model airplanes.
He is survived by his wife,
Daughter Shawna (Chris) Niles
Fort Hood, TX, Stepsons Jeff
(DeAnne) Pride Gilbert, AZ,
Courtney Pride San Diego,
CA. 3 Grandchildren, 4 StepGrandchildren, 1 Great StepGranddaughter.
He was also preceded in
death by infant daughter,
Michelle Korte.
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