Champaign Obituaries

Champaign Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Champaign, IL

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  • Tuesday Nov 28 | via The News-Gazette 

    Coroner: Champaign shooting victim died of wound to ...

    The Champaign County coroner said a gunshot wound to the chest caused the death of a Champaign man early Saturday morning on the city's west side. Duane Northrup said Martrell Johnson, 28, of Champaign was pronounced dead at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana at 4:41 a.m. Saturday.


  • Tuesday Nov 21 | via The Paducah Sun Online Edition 

    Patty Palmer

    Patty was born on April 12, 1937, on the Block farm north of Block, Illinois, to Frances and Amel Block.


  • Saturday Nov 18 | via 

    Former Bears, Illini standout J.C. Caroline dies at 84

    In this Dec. 29, 1956, file photo, Chicago Bears' J.C. Caroline runs through falling snow after the weather cancelled NFL football practice at Yankee Stadium in New York. Caroline, a star University of Illinois running back in the 1950s who played for the Chicago Bears for a decade, died Friday at Carle Hospital in Champaign, Ill, officials with Walker Funeral Home said.


  • Saturday Nov 18 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Former Bears, Illini standout J.C. Caroline dead at 84

    J.C. Caroline, a standout defensive back on the 1963 Bears championship team, who led college football in rushing during his sophomore season at U. of I., died on Nov. 17 in Urbana. He was 84. Caroline is pictured here, age 79, at his home in Champaign.


  • Nov 14, 2017 | via The News-Gazette 

    Homeless man's sister files excessive-force lawsuit ...

    The sister of a well-known homeless man who died following a struggle with Champaign police a year ago has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and four of its officers. An attorney for Chandra Turner, the older sister of the late Richard "Richie" Turner, filed suit in the Central District of U.S. District Court claiming that the officers used excessive force in their interaction with Mr. Turner, 54, on Nov. 16, 2016, leading to his death.


  • Nov 5, 2017 | via The News-Gazette 

    Top of the Morning, Nov. 5, 2017

    Champaign's TIM DIXON isn't one to brag about all he does for the American Heart Association. But if he bumped into those doctors who didn't give him much of a chance as a baby, he might just beat his chest a bit.