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Charlene 'Inky' Followell

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 29th, 2017
CLINTON -- Charlene "Inky" Followell, 73, of Clinton, passed away 2:38 a.m. on March 23, 2017, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
 Visitation will be 2, 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Cremation rites will follow.
Memorials may be directed to the Charlene Followell memorial fund.
Charlene was born on March 18,
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Mary Kay Jackson

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 29th, 2017
CLINTON -- Mary Kay Jackson, 65, of Clinton, left this earth at 7 p.m. on March 25, 2017, at Aperion Care, Bloomington, ll., surrounded by family and friends.
Per her request, no services will be held. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, assisted the family with cremation rites. To honor her memory, a celebration of life will be held from 11 a.m.,
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Marvin E. Karr

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 29th, 2017
CLINTON -- Marvin E. Karr, 91 of Clinton, passed away at 9:30 p.m. on March 24, 2017, at the Warner Hospital and Health Services, Clinton.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the Clinton United Methodist Church with J. Kent Hickerson officiating.  Burial will follow at Long Point Cemetery, Wapella, with military honors. Visitation
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Joyce L. Conover

Posted: Friday, Mar 24th, 2017
CLINTON -- Joyce L. Conover, 62, of Clinton, passed away at 10:45 a.m. on March 19, 2017, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ill.
Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Patrick Conover and Pastor John Roberson officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be
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Lindsey A. Frantz

Posted: Friday, Mar 24th, 2017
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Lindsey A. Frantz, 58, passed away on March 15, 2017, from an extended illness in Blue Springs Mo.  
Lindsey was born on October 31, 1958, the son of Gary and Jan (Terry) Frantz. Siblings include Cheryl (Lloyd) Francis and Larry Frantz. He was preceded in death by one brother, Roger Frantz.  
Grave side services
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William H. Towns

Posted: Friday, Mar 24th, 2017
CLINTON -- William H. Towns, 85, of Clinton, passed away 7:20 a.m. March 20, 2017, at Warner Hospital and Health Services, Clinton.
Graveside services will be 11 A.M. on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Stronghurst Township Cemetery, Stronghurst, Ill., with Rev. Jean Wollenberg officiating, along with military honors. Visitation will be held from 5,7 p.m. on Friday, March
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Barbara H. Morris

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 21st, 2017
WAPELLA -- Barbara H. Morris, 75 of Wapella, passed away at 2:23 p.m. on March 19, 2017, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, Ill.
Graveside services will be condcuted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Long Point Cemetery, Wapella, with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may
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Larry 'Chico' Andes

Posted: Friday, Mar 17th, 2017
HERNANDO, Fla. -- Larry "Chico" Andes, 76, of Hernando, Fla., passed away on March 13, 2017. He was born in Bloomington, Ill. on February 23, 1941, son of Harry and Gwendoline Andes.
Larry was a retired businessman, avid golfer and an accomplished musician who enjoyed raising quarter horses on his Texas ranch. He is survived by his
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Lou Ceil Gordon

Posted: Friday, Mar 17th, 2017
VILLA PARK, Calif. -- Lou Ceil Gordon, 93, formerly of Clinton, Ill., passed away on March 12, 2017, in Villa Park, Calif.. A celebraton of life with her family will take place on her birthday in August in Fullerton, Calif.
She was youngest child of Robert E and Anna (Pringle) Kimmons, born on Aug 6, 1923, in Ash
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Clarence William Martinek

Posted: Friday, Mar 17th, 2017
CHICAGO -- Clarence William Martinek, of Chicago, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017, at Lexington Health Care Center in Lake Zurich surrounded by family and friends.
Clarence was born on September 15, 1940, the son of Lillian and William Martinek. He was a hard worker, most proud of his jobs as a truck driver for Peacock Trucking and
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Ruth Irene Sturgeon

Posted: Friday, Mar 17th, 2017
KENNEY -- Ruth Irene Sturgeon, 84, of Kenney, passed away at 6:42 p.m. onMarch 15, 2017, at her family residence, Kenney.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Kenney, with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be held from 6, 8 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017,
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Sue Ann Robison

Modified: Tuesday, Mar 14th, 2017
CLINTON, Sue Ann Robison, 71, of Clinton, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017, at Bloomington Rehabilitation and Health Care.
Sue was born on August 4, 1945, in Clinton, the daughter of Lloyd T. and Louisa A. (Matheny) Mandrell. She married Terry Robison on January 7, 1963. He survives.
Also surviving are their children, Leslie (Jody) Robison of Pa.; Toni
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Barbara M. Rainey

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 14th, 2017
CLINTON -- Barbara M.  Rainey, 92, of Clinton, passed away at 1:30 a.m. on March 11, 2017, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Maroa Cemetery, Maroa, Ill.
Visitation will be held
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Richard R. 'Dick' Duff

Posted: Friday, Mar 10th, 2017
BLOOMINGTON -- Richard R. "Dick" Duff, 78, of Bloomington, passed away at 9:35 p.m., Monday, March 6, 2017, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.
The Bloomington-Normal American Legion Honor Guard will provide military honors 4 p.m., Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home; visitation will follow until 7 p.m..
Memorials may be directed to Disabled American Veterans.
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Karl Kimble Ives

Posted: Friday, Mar 10th, 2017
FORSYTH -- Karl Kimble Ives, 92, of Forsyth, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Hickory Point Nursing Home in the care of Safe Haven Hospice. 
 Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, is in charge of arrangements.  According to Karl's wishes, there will be no visitation.  A graveside service will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, with Ernie Harvey,
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Mildred V. Meeks

Posted: Friday, Mar 10th, 2017
CLINTON -- Mildred V. Meeks, 95, of Clinton, passed away at 8:51 p.m. on March 6, 2017, at Heritage Health, Normal.
 Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017, at the First Christian Church, Clinton, with J. Kent Hickerson officiating.  Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Farmer City, Ill.  Visitation will be held from 10,11
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Allan H. Romberg

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 7th, 2017
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. -- Allan H. Romberg, 76, a resident of Elk Grove Village, Ill. for seven years, born in Hannibal, Mo., passed away at Alden Courts of Elk Grove on March 5, 2017.  He was a retired salesman.
Allan was the beloved husband of Dorothy E. (nee Briscoe) for 48 years; loving father of Lauren R. Emme,
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Maj. Gen. Frank Edward Willis, USAF, (Ret.)

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 7th, 2017
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Frank was born in 1939, and he grew up in Clinton, Ill. Always ambitious and hardworking, he juggled three jobs in high school--delivering newspapers, working as a janitor, and as a disc jockey at the local country music station.
Still, he managed to get a pilot's license while in high school. Frank enjoyed flying around
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Virginia E. Ryan and F.E. 'Bud' Ryan

Modified: Tuesday, Mar 7th, 2017
CLINTON -- Virginia E. Ryan, 92 of Clinton, passed away at 3:40 a.m. on March 3, 2017, at Manor Court, Clinton. F.E. "Bud" Ryan, 87, of Clinton, passed away 2:40 p.m. on July 6, 2011 at their family home in Clinton.
Graveside services for Virginia and Bud will be conducted at 9 a.m. on July 24, 2017, at Mausoleum
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Sharon Elizabeth Stephenson

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 7th, 2017
CLINTON -- Sharon Elizabeth Stephenson, 78, of Clinton, went to be with the Lord at 12:10 a.m. on March 2, 2017, at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal, Ill.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Rev. Michael Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation
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