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Lila M. Lehnherr

LEHNHERR Lila M. Lehnherr, 92, of Sparta, IL; born on June 9, 1930 in Percy, IL; the daughter of Clarence and Beatrice (Burnett) Hapke; passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022 at home. Lila worked as a secretary for the Sparta School District for over 26 years.  She...

Dorothy Joy Fearing

FEARING Dorothy Joy Fearing, born sleeping into eternal rest on August 15, 2022; the daughter of Olin Ross and Emily Anne (Prouty) Fearing. As stated in Psalm 139:16, “Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that...

Barbara E. Heil

HEIL Barbara Ellen (Hungerford) Heil, 80, of Sparta, IL; born on September 5, 1941 in Princeton, IN; the daughter of Virgil and Bessie Mae Hungerford; passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. Barbara was a member at the Sparta...

Crystal M. Mathis

MATHIS Crystal M. Mathis, 50, of Sparta, IL, born July 27, 1972 in Paris, IL, the daughter of James Scroggins and Connie Shafer, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022 at home. Crystal loved spending time with her grand babies.  She enjoyed gardening, landscaping and...

Diane Sue “Tootie” Smith

SMITH Diane Sue “Tootie” Smith, 76, of Tilden, IL; born on April 8, 1946 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the Sparta Community Hospital. Diane was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sparta.  She worked at World Color Press for 33...