April 19, 2014
Ronnie L. Birch PDF Print E-mail

Ronnie L. Birch, 51, of Loami, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Memorial Medical Center. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 5, at Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 Koke Mill Road, Springfield, with burial to follow at Sulphur Springs Cemetery in Loami. The family met friends from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday at Bisch West.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: in memory of Ronald Birch at the University of Chicago Medicine. Checks may be made payable to the “University of Chicago Medicine” and sent to the following address: University of Chicago Gift and Record Services, Ronald Birch Memorial, 5235 S. Harper Court, Chicago, IL 60615. Or, you are welcome to make a gift online using the following instructions: please direct individuals to visit the website:    http://supportucmc.uchicago.edu/, click on “Make a Gift” and in the special instructions window individuals can enter “Ronald Birch Memorial – Kindler Research.”
Please visit the online life remembered story at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com.

Nettie L. Steele PDF Print E-mail

Nettie L. Steele, 90 of Camp Point and previously of Beardstown, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Timber Point Nursing Home in Camp Point. Funeral services were held at 3:15 p.m., Saturday March 1, at Messerer Cemetery in Frederick. The family met with friends from 1:30-3 p.m., Saturday at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown
Memorials have been suggested to American Heart Association.
Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.

William L. “Bill” Hager PDF Print E-mail

William L. "Bill" Hager, 95, of Sherman, formerly of Tallula, passed away on Monday, March 3, at Villa Health Care East, in Sherman. A funeral service officiated by the Rev. Kathy Sweet with assistance from the Rev. Ken Burgard will be held on Friday, March 7, at 10:30 a.m. at Sherman United Methodist Church, 2336 E Andrew Rd. Sherman, IL 62684. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the time of services.  Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Those who wish may leave memorials in Bill's name to the Alzheimer's Association of America.
Please share in Bill's online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com

Timothy Ray Looker PDF Print E-mail

Timothy Ray Looker, 62, of Beardstown, died Friday, Feb. 28, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 5, at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown. A private burial will be held at a later date. Family met with friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Guthrie-Pierce VFW Post 1239. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com.
Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of the arrangements.

Merle Emery Milby PDF Print E-mail

Merle Emery Milby 78, of Vermont,  passed away at 5:33 p.m. Thursday, Feb.27,  at his home in Vermont.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Dave Vanderman officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by a U.S. Army Honors Detail & Schuyler American Legion Post #4.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to Merle Milby Memorial Fund c/o Vermont State Bank.  Private condolences & expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com


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