Janice “Jan” Louise Hurley, 71, of Auburn, passed away Monday, January 23, 2023 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield.

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Bruce Wagner, 58, of Virden formerly of Auburn passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Springfield Memorial Hospital.

Gerald Wayne Banfield, 83, of Pawnee, died Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Springfield Memorial Hospital.

James Norman Pence, 84, of Springfield, died Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at The Bridge Care Suites. 

Wade A. Shafer, 55, of Berlin, died Friday, January 20, 2022, at his home.

Janice W. Kelly, 91, of Springfield, died Monday, January 16, 2023, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village.

Jane Olah, 98, of Auburn passed away Monday, January 16, 2023 at The Bridge Care Suites with her family at her side.

L. Jean Sharp passed away  Thursday, January 12, 2023 at her home.

Charles Harris Gouveia, 80, of New Berlin, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2023 in his home. 

Hubert R. Kendall, 91, of Auburn, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023 at Springfield Memorial.

Thomas (Tom) Alois Klemaier, of Fountain Hills, Arizona, formerly of Chatham, passed away December 30, 2022 in hospice. 

Vera J. McDermott, 89, of Loami, died Sunday, January 8, 2023, at her daughter’s residence.

Andrew J. “AJ” Roberts, IV, 47 of Springfield, formerly of Auburn, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2023.

LaDonna Kaye (Holloway) Rude, 42, of Pawnee, formerly of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023 following an automobile accident in Pawnee.

Joseph Ray Buckles, 91, of Pawnee, passed away Friday, January 13, 2023, at The Bridge Care Suites in Springfield. 

Bernard J. “Bo” Delaney, 50, of Farmersville, died Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at his home.

Robert Michael “Mike” Fay, 43, of Pawnee, passed away Friday, December 30, 2022 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. 

Barbara “Barb” A. Dowis, 92, of Springfield, died Monday, January 2, 2023 at The Bridge Care Suites. 

Rita Mae Nelson, 81, of Pawnee, passed away Monday, January 9, 2023 at Arcadia Care in Auburn.

Paul J. Noga, Jr., 70, of Springfield, died Friday, December 30, 2022, at his home.

Charles Edwin Nicholson, 76, of Chatham, formerly of Springfield, died Friday, December 30, 2022 at his home. 

Isaac Andrew Saxbery, 19, of Springfield, passed away Friday, December 30, 2022 at his home. 

Lauren Ashley Hoffman, 24, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2022 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. 

M. Alice Quinley, of Springfield, formerly of Pawnee and Murphysboro, died Thursday,  December 29, 2022 in Springfield.

Ray F. Landers, 71, of Auburn, died Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at his home.

June Dallas Peden-Stade, 3, of Auburn passed away Thursday, December 22, 2022 at her home with her parents.

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Kenneth P. Stephens, 79, of Berlin, died Saturday, December 24, 2022, at his mother’s home.

Charles "Dan" Reischauer,  95, of Virden, passed away Friday, December 23, 2022 at Eastland Assisted Living.  

John R. Summers, 94, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at his residence. 

Joanne Ruth Lake, 84, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at Springfield Memorial Hospital. 

Harry E. Stirmell, Jr., 80, of Springfield, died December 19, 2022, at his home.

Marilyn Dorothy “Dottie” Foster, 86, of Divernon, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2022.

Charles R. Lowe, Jr. 80, of Springfield, died Thursday, December 22, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital. 

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William L. “Bill” Pennell, III, 86, of Chatham, passed away  Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital. 

Kelly Elisabeth Peters, 16, of New Berlin, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Judith Ann Clauser, 77, of Pawnee, died Friday, December 16, 2022, at the Hillsboro Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Hillsboro.

Robert A. Raps, 96, of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2022.