Obits

Brenda Louise Barker

Brenda Louise Barker, 54, of Taylorville passed away at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 with her family by her side. Brenda was born February 29, 1968 in Hillsboro, the daughter of Hubert and ...

Read More


Penny Yonker

Long time Alaska resident Penny Yonker, 78, passed away on July 21, 2022, while hospitalized at Mat-Su Regional Hospital, Alaska. Mrs. Yonker was born December 22, 1943 in Taylorville, IL, to Bet...

Read More


Richard J. Masterson

Richard J. Masterson, 80, of Kincaid, IL passed from this life at 10:50 a.m. Monday, August 1, 2022, in his home.  He was born Saturday, September 27th, 1941, in Taylorville, IL the son of J...

Read More


Beulah Gaynor Dyer Martin

Beulah Gaynor Dyer Martin, 68 of Taylorville, passed away at 11:27p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2022 at Springfield Memorial Hospital.  She was born on January 26, 1954 in Springfield, the daughter o...

Read More


James Arthur Reed, Jr.

James Arthur Reed, Jr., 75 of Taylorville, passed at 2:27 p.m., Friday, July 29, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.   Jim was born on May 20, 1947 in Decatur to James Sr. &am...

Read More


Hector "Dirk" Frank Bustamante

Hector “Dirk” Frank Bustamante, 58 of Taylorville passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 6:55 p.m. at his home in Taylorville, IL. He was born on October 19, 1963 in Fort Stockton, TX t...

Read More


Leroy Harold Marburger

Leroy Harold Marburger, 87, of Macon, formerly of Palmer, passed away at 2:47 pm on Sunday, July 24, 2022, at Eastview Terrace in Sullivan. Leroy was born January 11, 1935, in Taylorville, the so...

Read More


Ronald Eugene Hughes

Ronald Eugene Hughes, 89, of Taylorville, passed away at 11:22 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. Ronald was born April 29, 1933, in Taylorville, the son of John E. ...

Read More


Bernard 'Bert' Martin Clark

Bernard “Bert” Martin Clark passed away peacefully at 12:30 a.m. on Monday, July 18, 2022 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield.  Born the fifth son of a farmer, at St...

Read More


Gertrude 'Trudy' Lucille Calandro

Gertrude “Trudy” Lucille Calandro, 98, of Taylorville passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2022.   Trudy was born August 10, 1923, in Thayer, the daughter of Mr. Dominic...

Read More