SULLIVAN -- Kenneth M. Puleo, 79, of Brownstown, formerly of Sullivan, passed away at 11:53 p.m. Tuesday March 13, 2018 in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, Illinois.

DECATUR -- Francis James Castelli, 95, of Decatur, died March 14, 2018 peacefully at his home with his family by his side.

DECATUR -- Dorothy E. Joyner, 91, of Decatur departed this life on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

DECATUR -- Rev. Donald Earl Wise, 92, of Decatur, IL passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

SHELBYVILLE -- Jacquelin J. “Jackie” (Knearem) Storm, 69, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018 in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL.

MOUNT ZION -- Wanda M. Marlow 86, of Mt. Zion, IL passed away at 4:19 a.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in St. Mary’s Hospital.

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DECATUR -- Fredrick L. Dodson, 78, of Decatur passed away Monday, March 12th, 2018 at DMH surrounded by his family.

MOWEAQUA -- Betty A. (Shanks) Jordan, 86, closed her eyes on the morning of March 14 and opened them in heaven. Betty was born March 28, 1931 in Taylorville to Charles L. Shanks and Grace (Tyler) Shanks. She was a graduate of Taylorville High School in 1949 and that same year met her future …

DECATUR -- Stephen Gerard Schilawski, age 62, was called by Almighty God to Heaven on March 12, 2018 while at his home in Decatur, IL.

PANA -- Florence E. Burris, 86, of Pana, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Life’s Journey, Pana. She was born September 14, 1931 in Tower Hill Township to the late Thomas & Lena (Rueff) Cutright.

ARTHUR -- Felty D. Miller, 74, of Arthur died 5:25 a.m. Thursday March 15, 2018, at his home in rural Arthur.

MOUNT ZION -- Mary Eileen Gilman, 85, of Mt. Zion passed away on March 12th, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital with her family by her side.

DECATUR -- Callie Brooks, 88, of Decatur passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018.

DECATUR -- Carol Ann Haugerud, 75, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Hickory Point Christian Village with her family by her side.

DECATUR -- Jerry L. McDonald, 73, of Decatur, Illinois passed Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Nokomis Rehab & Healthcare, Nokomis, Illinois at 2:20 p.m.

DECATUR -- Mary K. Hall, 74, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her family. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mary will be 12 p.m. noon, Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 …

COWDEN -- Emma “Eileen” Smith, 91, of Cowden, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.

CERRO GORDO -- Jesse Andrew Warren, 38, of Cerro Gordo, IL, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at Decatur Memorial Hospital. 

DECATUR -- Kathleen Joan Winholtz, 64, of Decatur, died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at her home.

DECATUR -- Florence Warden passed away on March 5, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

DECATUR -- Lanston (Sonny) Williamson Sr., was born in Tipton County, TN on April 25, 1936 to Willie Anderson Williamson and Clara Bell Reynolds Williamson.

DECATUR -- Wallace M. Schwitek, 83, of Decatur passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

DECATUR -- R.V. Richardson, 67, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in St. Mary’s Hospital. Funeral services to celebrate the life of R.V. Richardson will be 12 p.m. noon, Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Jasper Street Church of Christ. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. noo…