Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home

Helping Families Connect, Honor & Remember

We offer unique opportunities for families to create healing moments after loss. Our experience, coupled with our perspective on the importance of ceremony, will help you discover ways to pay tribute. Whether traditional or unique, these tributes allow us to love, laugh, and live well again.

We will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique.

- Staff Members of Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home


Our Obituaries

Janet K. Whitwood

August 28, 1944 - October 8, 2016

Bloomington - Janet K. Whitwood, 72, of Bloomington, passed away at 5:29 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal. Her memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Funks Grove Church, 7054 E. 535 North Rd, McLean, IL 61754 . Visitation will be from 9-11:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded...
View Tribute »

Gary M. Rapp

January 7, 1945 - October 6, 2016

Bloomington - Gary Michael Rapp, 71, of Bloomington passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at his home. His memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at First Christian Church in Bloomington with Rev. Jim Warren and Rev. Kelley Becker officiating. Visitation will be from 9-11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Military Rites will be accorded by Bloomington...
View Tribute »

Joyce E. Meier

April 29, 1931 - October 6, 2016

Bloomington - Joyce E. Meier, 85, of Bloomington, passed away at 1:16 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal.Her funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Terry Strom officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in...
View Tribute »

Albert Emery

April 21, 1955 - October 1, 2016

Downs - Albert P. "Butch" Emery, 61, of Downs passed away at 7:38 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his family.His family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 5 to 7:00 p.m. at Kibler Brady Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington. Cremation rites will be accorded.Albert was born on April 21, 1955 at Bloomington a son of Albert J. And Sandra...
View Tribute »

Diane L. Gieseke

November 28, 1945 - September 28, 2016

Bloomington - Diane L. Gieseke, 70, of Bloomington passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at her residence in Bloomington.Her memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Brian Goke and Pastor Christine McNeal officiating. Visitation will be from 9-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church on...
View Tribute »

Patricia Joan Warren

October 24, 1936 - September 26, 2016

Normal - Patricia Joan Warren, 79, of Normal went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 11:50 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2016 at Heritage Health in Normal, Illinois.Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. Brian Poole officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 p.m. on Friday at the...
View Tribute »

Elias D. Talley

November 20, 1990 - September 21, 2016

Normal - Elias D. Talley, 25, of Normal passed away at 5:08 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Bloomington with Pastor Frank L. McSwain, Sr. officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Kibler-Brady...
View Tribute »

Jody C. Karr

November 11, 1957 - September 16, 2016

Arrangements Pending
View Tribute »

Michael Fisher

September 14, 2016

Arrangements Pending
View Tribute »

Rachel A. Zehr

August 8, 1937 - September 13, 2016

Normal - Rachel A. Zehr, 79, of Normal passed away at 4:44 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Meadows Mennonite Residential Community in Chenoa, Illinois.Her Inurnment will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Mennonite Church of Normal-Ropp Cemetery in Normal. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Mennonite Church of Normal with...
View Tribute »

John K. Sweeney

May 18, 1943 - September 11, 2016

Bloomington - John K. Sweeney, 73, of Bloomington passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at his residence.His Service of Remembrance will be at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Fr. Tony Lee Officiating. Immediately following the service the family will receive friends at the Bloomington Knights of Columbus, 1706 R...
View Tribute »

Ruth P. Brown

October 30, 1931 - September 10, 2016

Bloomington - Ruth P. Brown, 84 of Bloomington, passed away at 1:44 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.Her funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Bloomington with Bishop James Nave officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Kibler...
View Tribute »

Lois Jane Brandenburg

August 16, 1936 - September 10, 2016

Normal - Lois Jane Brandenburg, 80 of Normal, Illinois, passed away at 3:42 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Heritage Health in Bloomington. Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be at a later date. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.Memorials may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children or The American...
View Tribute »

Leola Walls

January 26, 1942 - September 8, 2016

Bloomington - Leola Walls, 74, of Bloomington passed away at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her residence. Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Bloomington with Rev. William L. Johnson of Loving Missionary Baptist Church officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, at the church. Kibler-Brady...
View Tribute »

Mary Lou Hedstrom

July 22, 1940 - September 8, 2016

Hudson - Mary Lou Hedstrom, 76, of Hudson passed away at 9:35 a.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Heritage Health in El Paso, Illinois.Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Christine McNeal officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman...
View Tribute »

Kathy M. Person

October 27, 1958 - September 3, 2016

Bloomington - Kathy M. Person, 57 of Bloomington passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at her residence.Her funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Bloomington with Rev. Sylvester Johnson officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Friday at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington and one hour prior to the...
View Tribute »

Martha B. Franz

October 18, 1927 - August 30, 2016

Bloomington - Martha Franz, 88, of Bloomington, passed away at 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at her residence. Martha was born on October 18, 1927 in Mattoon, Illinois, a daughter of Joseph Paul and Margaret Clavan Beall.Surviving are her five sons, Joseph Smith III of Jacksonville, FL; Eric (Kathy) Franz of Goodfield, IL; Ken (Mary) Franz of Granite City,IL; John (Sue) Smith of Elburn,...
View Tribute »

Barbara B. Whitmer

May 27, 1936 - August 28, 2016

Bloomington - Barbara B. Whitmer, 80, passed away at 6:40 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Meadows Mennonite Nursing Home in Meadows, Illinois. Her Memorial Service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. Jim Warren officiating. A Celebration of Life immediately following at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center...
View Tribute »

Philip Gardner Buffinton

October 18, 1923 - August 25, 2016

Bloomington - Philip Gardner Buffinton, 92, of Bloomington passed away at 10:55 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Martin Health Center in Bloomington. A private family graveside service will be at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington with Fr. Jeff Windy officiating. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to...
View Tribute »

Patty J. Fay

September 24, 1936 - August 24, 2016

Normal - Patty Jane Fay, 79, of Normal, Illinois passed away at 10:17 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Heritage Health in Bloomington.Her Funeral Service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Fr. Joseph Baker officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2 at the memorial home.In lieu of flowers...
View Tribute »

Marifrances Frances Thompson

December 31, 1919 - August 23, 2016


View Tribute »

Cora Nell Lusher

February 12, 1931 - August 20, 2016

Bloomington - Cora Nell Lusher, 85, of Bloomington passed away at 2:29 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Symphony of Lincoln in Lincoln, IL.Her memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 26, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Pastor Keith Ferguson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the memorial home. Cremation rites...
View Tribute »

Christ F. Schwelle

March 7, 1942 - August 19, 2016

Bloomington - Christ F. Schwelle, 74, of Bloomington, passed away at 10:36 a.m. on Friday, August 19, 2016 at his residence.His Celebration of Life will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2016 in the Prairie Room at Bone Student Center at Illinois State University in Normal with a reception following the service. Cremation rites have been accorded. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in...
View Tribute »

Emily C. Schlenker

February 18, 1939 - August 11, 2016

Pending Arrangements
View Tribute »

Ronald A. F. Falb

October 3, 1931 - August 6, 2016

Normal - Ronald A. F. Falb, 84, of Normal, passed away at 6:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Meadows Mennonite in Meadows, Illinois.His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Christ Lutheran Church in Normal with Pastor Jonathan Huehn officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in...
View Tribute »

Frances K. Larson

August 13, 1926 - July 28, 2016

Normal - Frances K. Larson, 89, of Bloomington-Normal, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal surrounded by family. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bloomington with Fr. Anthony Lee officiating and Fr. Michael Pakula (cousin) concelebrating and officiating. Visitation...
View Tribute »

Olevia E. Fleming

June 9, 1951 - July 27, 2016

Bloomington - Olevia Estella Fleming, 65, of Bloomington, formerly of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at 11:51 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at her residence. Her funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Allen Chapel AME Church in Kansas City, Kansas with Rev. David Davis officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Kibler-Brady...
View Tribute »

Carol Jean Hanover

August 11, 1944 - July 24, 2016

Bloomington - Carol Jean Hanover, 71, of Bloomington, passed away at 2:06 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Bloomington Rehabilitation Health Care in Bloomington.Her Graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.Memorials may be made to...
View Tribute »

David L. Leonhard

August 3, 1944 - July 23, 2016

Normal - David L. Leonhard, 71, of Normal passed away at 9:56 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.Cremation rites have been accorded. No service is planned. His private interment will be at a later date. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to...
View Tribute »

Richard J. Bromley

May 5, 1937 - July 23, 2016

Bloomington - Richard J. Bromley, 79 of Bloomington passed away at 8:35 a.m. on July 23, 2016 at Advocate Bromenn Medical Center in Normal.His celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Kibler- Brady- Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington. Cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment will be at South Side Cemetery in Pontiac. In lieu of flowers,...
View Tribute »

Jimmy R. Larsen

February 4, 1953 - July 21, 2016

Bloomington - Jimmy R. Larsen, 63, of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at his residence.His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016 at Eastview Christian Church in Normal with Pastor J.K. Jones officiating. Visitation will be from 9-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church on Monday. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting...
View Tribute »

Walter E. Mounce

August 30, 1925 - July 21, 2016

Bloomington - Walter E. Mounce, 90, of Bloomington peacefully passed away at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal.His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016, at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington. Visitation will be from 9-11:00 a.m. prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Pennell...
View Tribute »

Tara Ann Thompson

March 15, 1985 - July 20, 2016

Bloomington - Tara Thompson, 31 of Bloomington, IL went to see her "Maker" on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Her visitation will be held at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home on Sunday, July 24, 2016 from 2-5:00 pm. A private service for the family and close friends will be at 1:30 pm on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Park Hill Cemetery. Tara was born on March 15,...
View Tribute »

James Paul Platt

July 10, 1953 - July 18, 2016

Normal - James "Jim" Paul Platt, 63 of Normal, formerly of Carlyle, passed away at 3:15 p.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016 at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal, Illinois.His funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Bill Platt officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to services at the funeral home.In lieu of...
View Tribute »

Virginia Dowdall Brannan

January 17, 1931 - July 16, 2016

Bloomington - Virginia Dowdall Brannan, 85, of Bloomington passed away at 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Heritage Manor in Bloomington.Her funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Bloomington with Pastor Adam M. Davis officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 p.m. on Friday at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington and...
View Tribute »

Marilyn A. Bland

October 15, 1925 - July 12, 2016

Bloomington - Marilyn A. Bland, 90, of El Paso, formerly of Bloomington, Las Vegas and Rockford, passed away at 1:05 PM on Tuesday July 12, 2016 at Heritage Health Care Center in El Paso.Her Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to Heritage Health Care Activity Fund El Paso, Illinois. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home...
View Tribute »

Melvin E. Staley

September 18, 1932 - July 7, 2016

Bloomington - Melvin Eugene Staley, 83, of Bloomington, joined his wife in heaven at 3:52 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2016 from OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.His memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Cremation...
View Tribute »

Raelyn Bandel

July 6, 2016 - July 6, 2016

Bloomington - Raelyn Bandel, infant daughter of Dawn Bandel, of Bloomington, passed away at 9:48 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL. Private family services will be held. Cremation rites have been accorded. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.Surviving is her mother, Dawn Bandel; a sister,...
View Tribute »

Charlotte C. McHugh

March 3, 1910 - June 27, 2016

Normal - Charlotte C. McHugh, 106, of Normal, formerly of Minooka, passed away at 3:18 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2016 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.Her Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 30, 2016 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Minooka with Fr. Tuan officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the mass at the church. Interment will be at St. Mary...
View Tribute »

Eljean H. Dean

February 8, 1933 - June 25, 2016

Le Roy - Eljean Helen Dean, 83, of Le Roy, went peacefully at 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016, to be with her creator. She was surrounded by her family at her daughter's home in Heyworth. Her Celebration of Life will be at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at First United Presbyterian Church in Le Roy with Pastor Jerry Dusenberry and Pastor L. Timothy Doty officiating. There will be...
View Tribute »

Paul E. Nelson

January 19, 1928 - June 24, 2016

Bloomington - Paul E. Nelson, 88, of Bloomington, passed away at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Heritage Manor in Minonk.His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at St. Luke Union Church in Bloomington with Rev. Dr. Andy Gifford officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington...
View Tribute »

Donald V. Mounce

February 4, 1927 - June 17, 2016

Bloomington-Donald V. Mounce, 89, of Bloomington passed away at 3:48 a.m. on Friday, June 17, 2016 at Aperion Care in Colfax.A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Pennell Cemetery in Towanda with Pastor Peter Weeks officiating. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.Don was born on February 4, 1927 in Bloomington,...
View Tribute »

De Powlers V. Price

June 17, 1937 - June 12, 2016

Our loving father De Powlers Villiour Price, after battling many years of illness, went home to be with his Lord around 5:00 pm, June 12, 2016, in Bloomington, Illinois.He was born June 17, 1937, in Chuckey, Tennessee and was reared in Limestone, Tennessee. Preceding him in death are his parents, John Henry and Francis Price (Limestone, TN); brother Joseph Price, and the love of his life,...
View Tribute »

Edmonia Banks

September 15, 1940 - June 10, 2016


View Tribute »

Evelyn M. Handshy

August 12, 1929 - June 8, 2016

Bloomington - Evelyn M. Handshy, 86, of Bloomington passed away at 9:28 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal.A private burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery, in Springfield, IL. Evelyn was born in Bloomington on August 12, 1929, a daughter of Merle and Lucylle (Devereux) Hutchison. She married William F. Handshy on November 18, 1961 in Springfield, IL....
View Tribute »

Robert L. Robertson, Sr.

February 10, 1969 - June 7, 2016

Normal - Robert L. Robertson Sr, 47, of Normal, passed away at 12:10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal. His Celebration of Life service will be at 4:00 p.m. on on Saturday, June 11, 2016 Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Pastor Dave Berry officiating. A visitation will follow from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the memorial home on Saturday. ...
View Tribute »

Ronald T. Stachurski

September 16, 1944 - June 5, 2016

Bloomington - Ronald T. Stachurski, 71, of Bloomington, passed away at 2:19 PM on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at Advocate Bromenn Medical Center in Normal.Cremation rites have been accorded. A private inurnment will take place at Goose Creek Cemetery in Deland, Illinois at a later date. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements. Ron was born on...
View Tribute »

Linda Kay Hankemeier

March 7, 1972 - June 3, 2016

Normal - Linda Kay (Timm) Hankemeier, 44, entered her heavenly home surrounded by family on Friday, June 3, 2016 after a valiant battle with cancer. It was her devotion to her family and firm faith in God that gave her strength and ultimately peace.Linda was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, IA. She is the daughter of the late Leonard C. Timm and Gwendolyn (Gould) Timm. She was baptized,...
View Tribute »

Larry T. Troman

August 9, 1940 - May 28, 2016

Normal — Larry T. Troman, 75, of Normal passed away at 11:05 a.m. on Saturday (May 28, 2016) at Heritage Health, Normal.Larry was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Bloomington, a son of Thomas and Margaret Lovens Troman. He married Linda Gruber and later married Brenda Fenwick.Survivors include his daughters, Lori (Steve Dubosh Jr.) Troman, Bloomington, and Kimberly Sigler, Normal; grandchildren, Michael ...
View Tribute »

Kerry L. Hinshaw

July 7, 1960 - May 27, 2016

Hudson - Kerry L. Hinshaw, 55, of Hudson passed away at 6:14 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016 at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal.His memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Hudson United Methodist Church in Hudson with Rev. Scott Carnes and Rev. Steven Smith officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial...
View Tribute »

Harriette Pearson

June 27, 1936 - May 21, 2016

Bloomington - Harriette Pearson, 79, of Bloomington passed away at 12:24 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Heritage Health Care in Normal. Her funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. noon on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Bloomington with Rev. Frank L. McSwain Sr. officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home...
View Tribute »

Ralph L. Arbuckle

June 1, 1946 - May 20, 2016


View Tribute »

Melvin Knox

September 26, 1965 - May 18, 2016


View Tribute »

Burchard F. O. Koester

February 12, 1928 - May 18, 2016

Normal - Burchard "Butch" F. O. Koester, 88, of Normal passed away at 11:52 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at his residence.His memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Normal with Pastor Jeffrey R. Henricks officiating. There will be no visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington...
View Tribute »

Lucy Walls

March 28, 1943 - May 17, 2016

Bloomington - Lucy Walls, 73, of Bloomington, passed away at 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Aperion Care in Bloomington. Her funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Bloomington with Rev. Frank L. McSwain, Sr. Officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home...
View Tribute »

Francis E. Dawson

April 11, 1923 - May 14, 2016

Heyworth - Francis E Dawson, 93 of Heyworth, passed away at 7:21 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at his residence.His graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday May 20, 2016 at Hopewell Cemetery in Downs with Grandson, Minister Eric Anderson officiating. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home is assisting the family with arrangements.Memorials may be made to Sound of Illinois Chorus or...
View Tribute »

Margaret L. Rutledge

June 24, 1928 - May 12, 2016

Normal - Margaret L. Rutledge, 87, of Normal, died at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.Her memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at First Church of the Nazarene in Bloomington. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements. Inurnment will be at Chenoa Cemetery in Chenoa...
View Tribute »

Lola Ann Brown

November 26, 1968 - May 11, 2016

Lola Ann Brown was born on November 26, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter to Charles Malloy and Patsy Brown. At the age of 16, Lola traveled to Cleveland, OH and continued her education resulting in a Certified Nursing Aid certificate. In 1989, she moved to Bloomington, IL were she was employed at BroMenn Healthcare for several years. It was there she met Edward McCullough, her common-law...
View Tribute »

Betty J. Harweger

June 30, 1922 - May 8, 2016

Normal - Betty J. Harweger, 93, of Normal, passed away at 3:10 a.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal, Illinois.Her graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Secor Cemetery in Secor with Pastor Jonathan Huehn officiating. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is...
View Tribute »

Shirley L. Gaddis

January 11, 1940 - May 2, 2016

BLOOMINGTON — Shirley Gaddis, 76, of Bloomington, passed away peacefully with her family at her bedside at 10:40 a.m. Monday (May 2, 2016) at her home following a long, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.Cremation has been accorded. A private service was held for the immediate family at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington.Shirley was born Jan. 11, 1940, in Bloomington, a...
View Tribute »

Steven D. Laesch

August 24, 1950 - April 26, 2016

Normal - Steven D. Laesch, 65, of Normal, passed away at 4:28 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Heritage Health in Bloomington. A private family graveside service will be held at Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Steven was born on August 24,...
View Tribute »

Hannah E. Schultz

June 6, 1921 - April 26, 2016

Galena - Hannah E. Schultz, 94, formerly of Bloomington, recently of Galena, passed away at 3:38 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Galena Stauss Seniors Care in Galena, Illinois.Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the...
View Tribute »

Orville E. Gannaway

August 31, 1930 - April 25, 2016

Normal - Orville E. Gannaway, 85, of Normal, passed away at 1:33 a.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016 at College Avenue Baptist Church, 1320 E. College Avenue, Normal with Dr. Clark S. Killingsworth officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, at the church. Kibler-Brady...
View Tribute »

Allen E. Gibson

April 6, 1952 - April 22, 2016


View Tribute »

Willie D. Powell

May 29, 1954 - April 22, 2016

Bloomington - Willie D. Powell, 61, of Bloomington, passed away at 8:03 AM on Friday April 23, 2016 at OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.His memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 4-7:00 PM at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington. Cremation will be accorded and a private service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to the...
View Tribute »

DiAnn Daily

September 28, 1952 - April 20, 2016

Pending Arrangements
View Tribute »

Donald L. Rousey

June 23, 1931 - April 20, 2016

Arrangements Pending
View Tribute »

Lucille J. Meyer

April 11, 1914 - April 18, 2016

Bloomington - Lucille J. Meyer, 102, of Bloomington passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Heritage Health Care in Bloomington. Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Rev. Billy Newell officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. The family requests casual dress for...
View Tribute »

Donald Theodore Bagwell

March 23, 1928 - April 16, 2016

Arrangements Pending
View Tribute »

Jeanie A. Luebke

September 24, 1945 - April 11, 2016

Bloomington - Jeanie A. Luebke, 70, of Bloomington passed away at 7:55 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2016 at her residence.Cremation has been accorded. A private service will be held at a later date. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.Jeanie was born on September 24, 1945 in Bloomington, a daughter to Henry Jr. and Rosamond Whitsell Robbins...
View Tribute »

Samuel Dylan Bedolla

March 29, 2016 - April 11, 2016

Bloomington - Samuel Dylan Bedolla, 2 weeks, of Bloomington passed away at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2016 at OSF St. Francis NICU Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois.His Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday. April 14, 2016 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bloomington with Fr. Neri Greskoviak, OFM and Deacon Antonio Herrera officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior...
View Tribute »

Geneva Bennett

August 19, 1941 - April 3, 2016

Bloomington - Geneva "Mickey" Bennett, 74, of Bloomington, passed away at 1:54 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at her residence.Her funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. Noon on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Bloomington with Rev. Frank L. McSwain, Sr. officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial...
View Tribute »

Loia E. Ridenour

July 13, 1945 - April 2, 2016

Bloomington - Loia E. Ridenour, 70, of Bloomington, passed away at 7:24 am at her residence on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM on Friday, April 8, 2016, at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington. Cremation will be accorded and inurnment will be private at a later date.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Loia was born on July 13, 1945 in...
View Tribute »

Harold W. Cruser

April 19, 1931 - April 2, 2016

Normal - Harold W. Cruser, 84, of Normal, passed away at 4:44 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Heritage Health Care in Normal. His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. Jerry Kamphuis and Rev. Ralph Wingate officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the memorial home. Interment...
View Tribute »

Carl L. Nierstheimer

October 15, 1918 - March 29, 2016

Bloomington - Carl L. Nierstheimer, 97, a life-long resident of Bloomington, passed away on March 29, 2016 at Heritage Health Care in Bloomington.His funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 4, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 801 S. Madison St., Bloomington, Illinois with Pastor Terry Strom officiating. Visitation will be from 9-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Kibler-Brady...
View Tribute »

Stephanie A. Thomas

January 31, 1968 - March 28, 2016

Arrangements Pending
View Tribute »

Ruth A. Eckstein

November 3, 1935 - March 26, 2016

Urbana- Ruth A. Eckstein, 80, of Urbana, formerly of Normal, passed away at 7:55 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Pastor Larry Gaylord officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery...
View Tribute »

Chuck Thompson

May 3, 1939 - March 25, 2016

Bloomington - Chuck Thompson, 76, of Bloomington, went to see his "Maker" on Friday, March 25, 2016 at his home after a 2 year battle with cancer. His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Chaplain Ellen Thompson officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the memorial home...
View Tribute »

Gregory Lee Hutson

April 28, 1954 - March 25, 2016

Arrowsmith- Gregory Lee Hutson, 61, of Arrowsmith passed from this life to the next at 2:49 a.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016 at  St. Francis Medical Center in PeoriaHis memorial service will be at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Pastor Beryl Hackney officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.Gregory...
View Tribute »

Charles M. Bettisch

November 25, 1935 - March 24, 2016

Bloomington - Charles M. "Motor Man" Bettisch, 80, of Bloomington, passed away at 2:46 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.The family will receive relatives and friends from 1-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 1618 W. Locust Street, Bloomington. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.In lieu of...
View Tribute »

Phillip R. Fleetwood

December 3, 1939 - March 23, 2016

Normal - Phillip R. Fleetwood, 76, of Normal, passed away at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal.His memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church of Danvers with Rev. Kathy Mitchell officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Monday at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington.In lieu...
View Tribute »

Daniel W. Eades

September 8, 1973 - March 22, 2016

Bloomington - Daniel W. Eades, 42, of Bloomington, formerly of Monticello, passed away at 10:42 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at his residence.His funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home in Monticello with Bob Lane officiating. Visitation will be from 1-3:00 p.m. on Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home. Additional visitation...
View Tribute »

John W. Miller, Jr.

January 13, 1934 - March 16, 2016

NORMAL — John W. Miller Jr., 82, formerly of 1502 Hancock Drive, Unit D, Normal, died at 10:33 a.m. Wednesday (March 16, 2016) at McLean County Nursing Home, Normal.His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Richard Gray officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the memorial home. Cremation rights will be accorded...
View Tribute »

Brent M. Kleckner

June 2, 1988 - March 14, 2016

Bloomington - Brent M. Kleckner, 27, of Chicago, formerly of Bloomington, passed away at 9:02 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2016 in Livingston County. His visitation will be from 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington, with a tribute dinner to follow on Saturday from 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at Lakeside Country Club. Cremation rites have...
View Tribute »

David A. Frost

April 6, 1947 - March 10, 2016

Normal - David Alan Frost, 68, of Normal, passed away at 10:49 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his residence.His Memorial Service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with C.H. (Colonel) Retired Robert Guy officiating. Visitation will be from 3-6:00 p.m. with a Masonic Service conducted by the Bloomington Masonic Lodge #43...
View Tribute »

Christopher John Anders

February 17, 1971 - March 10, 2016

Christopher John "CJ" Anders, 45, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 10th at St. Joseph Medical Center and was escorted to KBR Memorial Home by McLean County Sheriff Department, Bloomington Police Department, Normal Police Department, and Illinois State Police. With over 25 years of service, CJ began his career at McLean County Detention Facility by working in maintenance and was promoted...
View Tribute »

Anjuli Manns-Miller

October 25, 1991 - March 7, 2016

Bloomington - Anjuli Manns-Miller, 24, of Bloomington, passed away at 2:45 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2016 at her residence.Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life for Anjuli will be at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at The Chateau in Bloomington. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.Memorials may be made to the...
View Tribute »

Esther Beverly Pendleton

June 29, 1928 - March 4, 2016

Peoria - Esther Beverly Pendleton, 87, of Peoria, formerly of Bloomington, passed away at 11:59 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Unitypoint Health Methodist in Peoria.Her funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 20-16 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. John Brown officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the start of service on Friday at...
View Tribute »

Catherine M. Albert Fleming

May 2, 1931 - March 4, 2016

Bloomington-Catherine M. Albert Fleming, 84, of Bloomington, IL passed away at 2:20 pm on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.She was born on May 2, 1931 in Kiel, WI a daughter of Rev. Ernst and Elfrieda Kionka Behm. She was married by her father on Easter Sunday to Richard N. Albert on March 25, 1951 in Kiel, WI. He passed away on October 4, 2007. She then...
View Tribute »

Mary A. Bromley

August 24, 1938 - March 4, 2016

Bloomington - Mary A. Bromley, 77, of Bloomington, formerly of Pontiac, Illinois, passed away at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016 at her home.Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. Dr. Donald Jackson officiating. There will be no visitation. Interment will be in Southside Cemetery in Pontiac. In lieu...
View Tribute »

Peggy J. Willner

August 29, 1938 - February 29, 2016

Bloomington - Peggy J. Willner, 77, of Bloomington, passed away at 7:42 p.m. on Monday, February 29, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.Her funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the service on Friday at the church. Kibler...
View Tribute »

Steven Bromley

June 23, 1968 - February 28, 2016

Bloomington - Steven J. Bromley, 47, of Pekin, formerly of Bloomington, passed away at 1:54 a.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Unity Point Proctor Hospital in Peoria. A private family service will be held. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donors choice. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.Steven was born on June 23, 1968 in...
View Tribute »

Kenneth Tucker

October 1, 1928 - February 26, 2016

Bloomington - Kenneth Tucker, 87, of Bloomington, passed away at 1:05 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016 at his residence.Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements. Kenneth was born on October 1, 1928 in...
View Tribute »

Ralph E. Staley

November 3, 1954 - February 24, 2016

Bloomington - Ralph E. Staley, 61, of Bloomington, passed away at 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 29, 2016 at Calvary United Methodist Church in Normal with Pastors Debbie and Randy Reese officiating. Visitation will be from 4-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, and one hour prior to the service...
View Tribute »

George W. Yelliott

September 20, 1953 - February 21, 2016


View Tribute »

Catherine Poole

July 10, 1917 - February 20, 2016

Joliet - Catherine Poole, 98, of Joliet, formerly of Bloomington, passed away at 12:39 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Presence Villa Franciscan in Joliet, Illinois.Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016 at Union Missionary Baptist Church in Bloomington. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the start of the service at the church. The family of Catherine...
View Tribute »

Tonya K. Stewart

February 2, 1973 - February 20, 2016

Normal - Tonya K. Stewart, 43, of Normal, passed away at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Heritage Manor in Normal.Her Celebration of Life will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. Ed Scearce officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the start of her service at the memorial home.Memorials may be made...
View Tribute »

Bernice I. Miller

February 2, 1927 - February 20, 2016

Normal - Bernice I. Miller, 89, of Normal, passed away at 3:27 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Heritage Manor in El Paso, Illinois.Her funeral will be at noon on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. Richard Gray officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the memorial home.Interment will be at Park Hill Cemetery...
View Tribute »

LaTonya Hamilton

March 22, 1975 - February 18, 2016


View Tribute »

Willie M. Bowie

June 12, 1946 - February 12, 2016

Bloomington - Willie M. Bowie, 69, of Bloomington passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 10:40 p.m. in Bloomington at Bloomington Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.Willie (known to most as Willie Mack) was born on June 12, 1946 in Warren, Arkansas. He was the only son born to W. Mack and Ruth (Gardner) Bowie. Willie grew up in Warren, Arkansas and attended Bradley County High School....
View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More ยป

Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
1104 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701 map it

View Phone Number
Email Us
View Website

flowers logo
Flowers»

Send Flowers.

Tributes.com Partner