Local obituary notices in Champaign, IL
Monday Jun 29 | via New York Daily News
Chris Squire, the bassist and co-founder of the progressive rock band Yes who recently announced he had leukemia, has died, according to a statement from his band members on Sunday. He was 67. The band posted a statement on its Facebook page saying Squire "peacefully passed away" Saturday in Phoenix, where he lived. Comment?
Sunday Jun 28 | via The News-Gazette
In 1915, Joseph Clark, who was arrested shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday on a drunk charge, was found dead upon a bunk in the city jail that same evening. Clark is survived by his wife, to whom he had been married for nearly 20 years, and by three children. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via West Hawaii Today
Alice Moon, a longtime local event organizer and former Hilo Downtown Improvement Association executive director, died Monday at her Keaukaha home after a brief bout with cancer. She was 59. "She's always been an advocate for downtown Hilo, wanting to preserve its unique character, supporting the merchants, creating events a that were community oriented," Sarah Moon said. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via RiverBender.com Obits
Dorothy married Roy Neal Cummings, also from Kane, in 1943, and during World War II, she was able to travel with Roy, who was enlisted with the US Navy as a bomber mechanic, as he was mainly stationed stateside. After the war, Dorothy and Roy settled in Hardin until 1954, when they moved to Champaign. Comment?
Saturday Jun 13 | via The News-Gazette
But 16-year-old Dottie Green, of Champaign, said she's not making the donation to Pantene's Beautiful Lengths program - which provides free wigs to patients - for a badge or a pin or any recognition. "They're going through an unbearable situation," said Green, whose great-grandmother is battling lung cancer and two grandmothers are cancer survivors. Comment?
Thursday Jun 11 | via Northwest Herald
Susan E. Reeb Born: Nov. 11, 1948 Died: June 10, 2015 Susan Elizabeth Reeb lost her courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. She was born November 11, 1948, the 2nd daughter of Len and Jean Reeb. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 9 | via The News-Gazette
CHAMPAIGN - Animal lover Cheryle Turner has felt haunted by the incident of a pit bull puppy who was left in an oven to die last week. In fact, after hearing of the pup's untimely and horrific death in Urbana, Turner had trouble sleeping at night. Comment?
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