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Obituaries
Decatur, Illinois D3
Wednesday, March 5,Wednesday,
2014 Decatur,
March
Illinois
5, 2014
Obituaries
Macon County
Allison
‌ ECATUR — Louise E. AlliD
son, 84, Decatur, retired from
National Safety Council, died
Saturday (March 1, 2014).
Private burial: Graceland
Cemetery Star of Hope Mausoleum. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m.
Thursday, Graceland/Fairlawn
Funeral Home. Memorials:
American Cancer Society. Send
condolences: www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
Barker
‌DECATUR — Lily Barker, 86,
Decatur, died Monday (March
3, 2014). Arrangements incomplete: Graceland/Fairlawn
Funeral Home.
Cameron
‌DECATUR — James P Cameron, 1937-2014.
Loving father of 4 and husband for 57 years James passed
away March 1st after a long illness. He was preceded in death
by his parents,
in-laws and son,
Stephen. He
is survived by
his wife Judith,
sons Mike, Dan
and Tim as well
as his brother
Phillip. He is
James
also survived
Cameron
by grandchildren and great grandchildren.
James was born in Decatur Ill
and graduated from Lakeview
High School in 1955. The family
moved to Renton, WA in 1968
where he passed. James was an
avid outdoorsman who loved
to fish as well as carving duck
decoys. James will be missed by
all that knew him.
Obituary written by family members.
Deaths listed
Decatur, Macon County‌
ALLISON, Louise E., Decatur
BARKER, Lily, Decatur
CAMERON, James P., Decatur
CANELLAS, Shirley, Decatur
CARROLL, Eunice A., Decatur
HOLIFIELD, Otis, Decatur
KOSHINSKI, Kay, Decatur
McLAUGHLIN, Anna M.,
Decatur
MOCABEE, Carl Linvel, Decatur
MURRAY, Robert J., Decatur
PACELEY, Bernice Opal,
Warrensburg
QUALLS, Barbara Jean,
Decatur
SIMCOX, Marilyn Rose,
Decatur
SPENCER, Earl Lee, Decatur
SUMMERLOTT, Lela, Decatur
SUSKA, Marjorie, Decatur
WINICK, Holden Andrew,
Decatur
Central Illinois‌
BANDY, Ryan, Flora
CHAPMAN, Shirley Ann, Willow
McLaughlin
Murray
Winick
Qualls
‌ ECATUR — Anna M.
D
McLaughlin, 90, Decatur, died
Sunday (March 2, 2014).
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, West
Side Church of the Nazarene.
No visitation. Burial: at a later
date. Arrangements by: Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and
Care. Memorials: Illinois Raptor
Center or Homeward Bound
Pet Shelter. Send condolences:
www.leavememoriesnotdebt.
com.
‌ ECATUR — Robert J. “Bob”
D
Murray, 66, of Decatur, entered
into eternal life on Wednesday,
February 26, 2014 at Imboden
Creek Living Center surrounded
by his loving family.
Bob was born in Moline, IL
on July 4, 1947
the son of Joseph
and Irene (Leenknecht) Garagano. He was a
member of Holy
Family Catholic
Church and
Robert
worked as a radio
Murray
broadcaster and
T.V. weatherman
for many years. Bob married
Sandra A. Baker on August 4,
1984 in Springfield, IL.
Surviving is his wife, Sandy;
daughters: Elizabeth (Glenn
Westfield) Murray and Mary
(Jason) Magerl; grandchildren: Tommy Hunter, Tiffany
Hunter, and Sydnee Magerl;
great-grandchildren: Payton
Hunter and Alivia Hunter.
Bob is also survived by his
mother Irene Williamson and
many friends.
Celebration of Life will be
held Friday, March 7, 2014
from 4 pm to 8 pm in the Holy
Family Parish Center, 2400 S.
Franklin St., Decatur, IL 62521.
A private family funeral service
will be held. In lieu of flowers,
memorials are suggested to
INBAF (Illinois News Broadcasters Association Foundation), attn: Brain O’Keefe,
INBAF Treasurer, 0S738 Grant
Street, Winfield, IL 60190.
Please print “Bob Murray
Broadcast Scholarship” on the
memo line.
The Murray family is being
served by the Moran & Goebel
Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, 2801 N. Monroe St.,
Decatur, IL 62526. Memories
and condolences may be shared
at www.moranandgoebel.com.
Obituary written by family members.
‌ ECATUR — Holden Andrew
D
Winick infant son of Benjamin
and Elizabeth (Parr) Winick
was placed in the loving arms
of Jesus on Saturday, March 1,
2014 in St. John’s Hospital in
Springfield.
Surviving are his parents,
brother, Ethan Winick; sisters,
Sydney Winick and Adelaide
Winick; grandparents, Patricia
and Thomas Parr of Grand
Blanc, MI; Lynne and Joel
Winick of Decatur; greatgrandparents, Elizabeth Diggins
of Hemet, CA; Hazel Parr of
Cameron, MO; Jeannine and
David Freyling of Decatur; Joan
and John Winick of Decatur;
Bud and Cris Downey of Sun
Lakes, AZ; uncles, Jeremy Parr
(Cari) of Murfreesboro, TN; and
Christopher Parr (Heather) of
Murphysboro, IL.
He was greeted in heaven by
his great-grandfathers, Russell
Diggins and Carl Parr.
Private graveside service will
be on Friday, March 7, 2014 in
Graceland Cemetery.
The family of Holden Andrew
Winick is being served by
Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral
Home, 2091 N. Oakland
Avenue, Decatur, IL. View the
on line obituary and send condolences to the family at www.
gracelandfairlawn.com.
Obituary written by family members.
‌ ECATUR — Barbara Jean
D
Qualls, 77, Decatur, retired from
Taylor-Akorn pharmaceuticals
company, died Saturday (March
1, 2014).
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday,
Dawson & Wikoff West Wood
Street Funeral Home. Visitation:
one hour before services. Burial:
Fairlawn Cemetery. Memorials:
Cornerstone Life. Send condolences: www.dawson-wikoff.
com.
Mocabee
Carl Mocabee
‌DECATUR — Carl Linvel
Mocabee, 93, of Decatur, formerly of Lovington, died March
1, 2014 in his daughter’s home.
Carl was born
August 21, 1920
in Lovington
the son of Ed
ARMY
and Clara Belle
(Day) Mocabee.
He was a farmer and real estate
salesman. Incredibly handy
with tools, he built many things
and left a legacy behind him.
He loved to dance, tinker, spend
time with his family, and was
always busy.
Carl married Mary Margaret
Bresnan in 1947 and they had
two children, Edward Mocabee
and Mary Ellen (Mocabee) Burt.
The Herald & Review publishes
Mary Margaret died in 1989.
free death notices including date
Later he moved to Decatur and
of death and service arrangeshared his life for many years
ments. Basic obituaries are
with his second love, Maxine
published for a flat fee of $40 or
$60 with a photo. There are limits
Gibbs. She died in 2007. He was
on the amount of information
blessed to share her daughincluded in basic obituaries.
ter Sandy Odell, and found
Expanded obituaries, which
much love and support with
include additional information
desired by the family of the
her family.
deceased, are published for $11
Carl was a Boy Scout leader
per column inch plus an extra
Canellas
and stout supporter of his
fee of $20. Custom obituaries,
churches St. Mary’s in Lov‌DECATUR — Shirley Canelwhich are printed exactly as
submitted, cost the same as
las, 88, of Decatur, passed away
ington and then St. Thomas in
expanded obituaries but must be
Saturday, March 1, 2014 in
Decatur. His dedication to his
emailed to [email protected]
Imboden Creek Living Center.
family was immense. But he
com. For next day publication all
Shirley was born Januoften stated the most important
obituaries must be received by 1
thing he ever did was serve in
ary 21, 1926 in
p.m. The obituary desk is open
from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Call
the U.S. Army during World
Waynesville, IL,
(217)421-7969. The news room
War II with Company F 127th
the daughter
fax number is (217)421-7965.
Infantry in Luzon-Philippinesof Francis and
The Herald & Review will provide
New Guinea. He received a
Velma (Mat10 copies of the newspaper for
each paid obituary. Those copies
Silver Star, Bronze Service
thews) Hoffman.
can be picked up at the Herald &
Star and Purple Heart for his
She graduated
Review office, 601 E. William St.,
dedication. He was a member of
from Stephen
Decatur.
American Legion Post 429.
Decatur High
Shirley
Obituary and guest book are
online at www.herald-review.com/
Carl was a friend to everyone
school and began
Canellas
obituaries
and had a huge capacity to love
traveling at the
Individuals who
and share.
age of seventeen. She married
have served in the U.S.
Carl leaves behind his daughMichael Canellas Sr. in October
armed forces.
of 1945. He preceded her in
ter Mary Ellen (Lynn) Burt,
death on February 12, 1980. She
grandson James (Paula) Elliott,
retired from Federal Kemper of
granddaughter Jennifer (Steven)
Decatur. She began traveling
Ventress, and great-grandKoshinski
at the age of seventeen with
children Zachary and Brandon
Joy Caylor’s female orchestra.
Elliott and Grayson and Olivia
‌DECATUR — Kay (Mary
She had many wonderful perVentress. Later in life he gained
Kathryn) Koshinski, 76, of
Decatur, died Sunday, March 1, step-grandchildren James Burt
formances at the Ambassador,
and Shannon Brandon and step2014 in Decatur Memorial.
Lock Stock & Barrel, Imboden
great-grandchildren Breann
Kay was born on February
Creek, and many other venues.
and Ashton Burt and Kevin and
She leaves behind her daugh- 25, 1938 in Freeburg, IL the
Abby Brandon.
ters Marsha McArthur of Deca- daughter of Ernst and Mary
Carl was preceded in death by
tur, Jan (Robert) Schloz of Deca- (Morton) Burgard. She worked
his parents, wife, companion,
for many years at the Decatur
tur, Judith Sinift of FL; sons
three brothers, four sisters, and
Michael A. (Dottie) Canellas Jr. Post Office and then went
son Ed.
to work at the Postal Credit
of Lake St. Louis, MO, Jeffrey
Mass of Christian Burial
Union. Kay married Eugene
(Laurie) Canellas of Albuquerque, NM; eleven grandchildren, R. Koshinski on September 11, to celebrate Carl’s life will be
10 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 in
1957, and he preceded her in
and ten great-grandchildren.
St. Thomas the Apostle Cathodeath on September 19, 2006.
She was reunited in Heaven
with her parents, husband, two Also preceding her in death
lic Church, 2160 N. Edward
were her parents, one brother, St. Decatur, with Rev. Rick
brothers, and sister.
Memorials may be directed to one sister, and one grandson.
Weltin, Celebrant. Visitation
Kay is survived by her sons:
Imboden Creek and/or Salvawill be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday,
Kenneth Koshinski of DecaMarch 6, 2014 at Graceland/
tion Army. The family would
Fairlawn Funeral Home with a
like to extend a special thank
tur; Richard Koshinski (wife,
Vigil Prayer Service at 5:30 p.m.
you to the staff of Imboden
Elizabeth) of Killeen, TX, and
Creek for the wonderful care
Keith Koshinski (wife, Theresa) Burial with military honors
will be in St. Isidore Cemetery.
they provided to Shirley.
of Decatur; daughter, Karen
Memorials may be directed to
Cremation will take place at
Andes (husband, Walter) of
the American Legion Post 429
Graceland/Fairlawn Crematory. Eolia, MO; six grandchildren,
in Lovington.
There will be no public services. and five great grandchilThe family of Carl Linvel
The family of Shirley Canellas dren; sister, Beverly Feist of
Mocabee is being served by the
is being served by the GraceO’Fallon, MO; along with
Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral
many nieces, nephews, other
land/Fairlawn Funeral Home,
Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave.
relatives and friends.
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur,
Funeral services to celebrate Decatur, IL. Please view the
IL. Please view the online
online obituary, send condoobituary, send condolences, and her life will be 11 a.m. Friday,
March 7, 2014 in the Moran
share memories at www.
lences, and share memories at
& Goebel Funeral Home;
www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
gracelandfairlawn.com.
visitation will begin at 10 a.m.
Obituary written by famObituary written by famBurial will take place in Macon ily members.
ily members.
County Memorial Park. In
lieu of flowers, memorials are
Carroll
Paceley
suggested to the American
Diabetes Association or the
‌DECATUR — Eunice A. Car‌WARRENSBURG — Bernice
American Heart Association.
Opal Paceley, 102, Peoria,
roll, 83, Decatur, retired from
The Koshinski family is
formerly of Warrensburg, died
Wagner Castings Co., died Sunbeing served by the Moran
Monday (March 3, 2014).
day (March 2, 2014).
& Goebel Funeral Home and
Graveside services: 2 p.m.
Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday,
Cremation Services, 2801 N.
Saturday, Illini Cemetery, WarGraceland/Fairlawn Funeral
Monroe St., Decatur, IL 62526. rensburg. Memorials: Midwest
Home. Visitation: one hour
Memories and condolences
before services. Burial: GraceFood Bank or Cornerstone
may be share at www.morRehab & Healthcare activity
land Cemetery. Memorials: St.
department. Send condoPaul’s Lutheran Church. Send
anandgoebel.com.
condolences: www.gracelandObituary written by famlences: www.woolsey-wilton.
com.
fairlawn.com.
ily members.
Hill
COX, Willard Carleton, Neoga
HUTTON, Lucille R., Toledo
INYART, Ralph J., Olney
MAY, Clarice M., Clinton
MOCABEE, Edward James,
Lovington
OLSON, Lois Marie, Hillsboro
PECK, Randall V., Assumption
POOLO, Ellen Kay, Shelbyville
SCHMIDT, Angela RuthAnne,
Sullivan
SIMPSON, Robert Greg,
Charleston
SPRACKLEN, Paul Lee, Mattoon
STEVENS, Cathy Jo, Effingham
STIVERS, Lottie B., Shelbyville
YOUNGER, Gwendolyn Ora,
Bethany
Holifield
Spencer
Suska
‌DECATUR — Otis Holifield,
50, Decatur, died Tuesday
(March 4, 2014). Arrangements
incomplete: Walker Funeral
Service and Chapel.
‌DECATUR — Earl Lee Spencer, 69, Decatur, died Tuesday
(March 4, 2014). Arrangements
incomplete: Walker Funeral
Service and Chapel.
‌DECATUR — Marjorie Suska,
63, Decatur, died Tuesday
(March 4, 2014). Arrangements
incomplete: Graceland/Fairlawn
Funeral Home.
Summerlott
‌DECATUR — Lela Hicks
Summerlott, age 97, passed
away February 15 ,2014 at
LeHigh Hospice in Ft. Myers,
Florida after a brief illness. Mrs.
Summerlott
was born in
Ramsey, Illinois
on February 22,
1916 to parents,
Rebecca Rhodes
and Thomas Jefferson Hicks.
On March 25,
Lela
1933 she married
Summerlott
Ralph Summerlott, to whom she remained
happily married for 71 years
until his death on February
12, 2004.
Mrs. Summerlott was a faithful member of East Park Baptist
Church in Decatur, Illinois for
many years until moving to
Ft Myers, Florida. She will be
greatly missed by her friends
at Southwest Baptist Church in
Ft Myers, where she has been
an active member for several
years. Mrs. Summerlott will be
remembered as a devout Christian who shared her faith with
everyone she met.
Mrs. Summerlott was preceded in death by her parents,
three brothers: Herschel,
Joseph and Albert Hicks and
three sisters: Josie Pope, Bertha
Ashburn and Netta Entsminger.
She is survived by a daughter,
Joy Schultz, two grandchildren:
Derald Schultz and Cheryl
Jane Phillips as well as two
great grandchildren, Drew and
Jack Schultz.
A celebration of Mrs. Summerlott’s life will be held at
East Park Baptist Church, 1919
South Baltimore Av., Decatur,
Illinois, March 22, 2014 at 11am
with internment at Graceland
Cemetery to follow.
In lieu of flowers, you may
make a one-time Honor and
Memory Gift to The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association at
www.billygraham.org.
Obituary written by family members.
BIRTHS
Decatur Memorial‌
NATARAJAN, Manikandan and
Srividhya Jeyaraja, Decatur,
boy, Feb. 28.
BROWN, Kevin and Tyliccea
McCree, Decatur, girl, March
1.
TULLISON, Selley Tuclim and
Tytesha Grigsby, Decatur, girl,
March 1.
HARRIS, Jerry and Brittany
Ernst, Decatur, girl, March 2.
Simcox
‌ ECATUR — Marilyn Rose
D
“Susie” Simcox, 84, Decatur,
died Sunday (March 2, 2014).
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday,
Central Christian Church.
Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Brintlinger and
Earl Funeral Homes, Decatur,
and one hour before services
in the church. burial: Mount
Gilead Cemetery. Memorials:
Central Christian Church or
Dove Inc.
Central illinois
Cox
‌N EOGA — Willard Carleton
Cox, 94, Neoga, World War
II Army veteran and retired
from Ford Motor Co., died
Sunday (March
2, 2014).
Memorial
services: 11 a.m.
ARMY
Saturday, Barkley Funeral
Chapel, Greenup, with military
rites. Visitation: one hour
before services. Memorials:
American Cancer Society. Send
condolences: www.barkleyfuneralchapels.com
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