Obituaries

Clayton J. Barth

Aug 14, 2022

Clayton Barth, 25, of Roanoke, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022, as a result of single vehicle car accident.  He was born on December 3, 1996, in Peoria, to Michael and Joyce Bradle Barth.

Surviving are his parents, Mike “Tate” and Joyce Barth of Roanoke; two brothers, Cody (Kim) Barth of Washington, IL; Tyler (Amanda) Barth of Rittman, OH;...

Steve Schoon

Jul 29, 2022

Steve Schoon, 76, of Roanoke, IL, passed away on Friday July 29, 2022, at his residence.

He was born December 19, 1945, in Washburn, IL to Vernell and Esther Smith Schoon.  He married Mary Darst on October 4, 1969, in Bartonville, IL.  She survives

Also surviving are his two children, Roger Schoon, and Deanna (Dean) Clark; and two grandchildren, Hannah,...

Seth Durand

Jul 19, 2022

Seth T. Durand, 22, of Roanoke, IL, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Springfield Memorial Hospital. 

Seth was born on August 20, 1999, in LaSalle, IL to Tom and Marsha Brown Durand. 

He is survived by his parents, Tom & Marsha; his six siblings, Brittney (Jack) Jones; Brandon Durand; Colton Durand; Rachel (Angel) Torres; Eli Durand; and Amanda...

Loren "Bud" Bachman

Jul 16, 2022

Loren “Bud” Bachman, 87, of Bloomington, formerly of Roanoke, peacefully passed away on July 16, 2022 at 2:14 p.m. at the McLean County Nursing Home in Normal.

His memorial visitation will be held on Friday, July 22, 2022 from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Roanoke. Military rites will be accorded at 7 p.m. at...

Connie Jean Lorance

Jul 12, 2022

Connie Jean Lorance, 58, of Flanagan, formerly of Roanoke, IL, passed away on July 12, 2002, at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. 

She was born on March 28, 1964, in Peoria, IL to Donald and Anita Sansone Phillips.  She married Kevin Lorance on July 19, 2007, in Roanoke, IL.  He survives.

Also surviving is her father, Donald Phillips of Streator, IL; one...

Marvin L. Pfister

Jun 24, 2022

 

  Marvin Pfister

 

Roanoke – Marvin L. Pfister, 87, of Roanoke, IL passed away on Friday evening June 24, 2022, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.  

 

He was born in Roanoke, IL on September 1, 1934, to Joseph and Elizabeth Gudeman Pfister.  He married Ila Sauder on February 17, 1957, in Tremont, IL.  She survives. 

 

Also surviving...

Sherry Maxwell

Jun 8, 2022

Sherry Dee Parrish Maxwell, 61, of Roanoke, formerly of Bloomington and Springfield, passed away on June 8, 2022, at her residence.

She was born on January 12, 1961, in Monmouth, IL to Robert Lee and Charlotte Faye Gwinn Parrish.

Surviving are her daughters, Kylara Brandt, and Abigail Maxwell (fiancé Jared White); five grandchildren, Destiny Eskew;...

Kathryn Herambourg

May 31, 2022

Kathryn Herambourg, 89, of Roanoke, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at her residence.

She was born on November 27, 1932, in Toluca, IL to Angelo and Mary Martino Capponi.  She married Les Ratliffe and later married Manuel Herambourg.

She is survived by her children, Pat (Melanie) Ratliffe, Mike Ratliffe, Mary (Trent) Wilkey,...

Ernest “Ernie” Aeschliman

May 29, 2022

Ernest Rohde “Ernie” Aeschliman, 89, of Roanoke, IL, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.

He was born on January 14, 1933, in Benson, IL to Charles and Meta Rohde Aeschliman.

Surviving is his sister, Betty Lou Smith of Flanagan and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and...

David Moritz

May 21, 2022

David G. Moritz, 84, of Benson, IL, passed away on Saturday May 21, 2022, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.

He was born on April 23, 1938, in Benson, IL to David and Cassie Reinken Moritz.   He married Orpha Yoder on March 26, 1960, in Eureka, IL.  She survives.

Also surviving is one son,...

Mary Davis

May 21, 2022

Mary E. Davis, 75, of Cissna Park passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.  She was born June 23, 1946 in Kankakee, the daughter of Melvin and Florence (Dionne) Karsgaard and they preceded her in death.

She married James M. Davis on July 19, 1991 in Kankakee and he survives in...

Adelina “Adel” Luster

May 18, 2022

Adelina G. “Adel” Luster, 73, loving mother, Grammy, and wife, passed away on May 18, 2022, at her residence surrounded by her family and friends.

Adel was born on May 8, 1949, in Carrizo Springs, TX to Ramon and Hilaria Garcia Rodriguez.  Adel grew up in Texas and in the small farming communities of Woodford County.  On...

Marjorie Fischer

May 16, 2022

Marjorie Fischer, 90, of Roanoke, IL passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.

She was born on October 8, 1931, in Paulding County, Ohio to Arthur and Alice Ginzel Stoller.

She married Gerald R. Fischer on October 18, 1953, in Latty, OH.  He passed away on March 4,...

Robin Hittle

May 5, 2022

Robin L. Hittle, 76, of Roanoke, IL passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Thursday May 5, 2022 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born on February 7, 1946 in Lincoln, IL a daughter of Robert William and Betty Lucille Schlager Bustle. She married Ivan Hittle on August 29, 1992 in Peoria, IL. He...

Carol Sauder

May 2, 2022

Carol Jean Sauder of Roanoke, formerly of LaSalle-Peru and Bloomington, daughter of Howard and Edith Zimmerman Sauder passed away at 3:11 AM on May 2, 2022, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke where she had lived for the past 20 years. Words cannot properly convey the love and care she received while living there.

She was...

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