Flummerfelt, Joseph, died March 1. Services: 11 a.m. on May 3 at St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. Memorials: University of Illinois School of Music Advancement, 1114 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801 for “Joseph R Flummerfelt Graduate Choral Music Fund,” or DePauw University, Robert G. Bottoms Alumni and Development Center, 201 E Seminary St., Greencastle, IN 46135, for the “Joseph Flummerfelt Endowed Music Scholarship.”

Foster, Phyllis Ann, died April 10. Services: 1 p.m. today at the Free Methodist Church, Petersburg. Burial: Ashby Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services today at the church. Memorials: St. Jude Children's Hospital at

Gress, Karen Sue, died April 8. Services: 10 a.m. CDT today at Colvin Funeral Home, Princeton.Burial: Columbia White Church Cemetery. Memorials: Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Suite 300, 2600 Network Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034. Condolences:

LaBounty, Todd J., died April 9. Services: 10:30 a.m. CDT today at the Lawrenceville (Ill.) City Cemetery. Memorials: Lawrence County Humane Society. Condolences:

Melvin, Debara S., died April 9. Services: 10 a.m. on Monday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 2-5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice. Condolences:

Stremming, Carol, died April 5. Services: 10 a.m. today at the Word of Life Church in Bicknell. Burial: Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery in Westphalia. Visitation: 9 a.m. until the hour of services today at the church. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice. Condolences:

Walters, Jeanne, died April 7. Services: 11 a.m. CDT on Monday at the Cunningham Funeral Home, Bridgeport, Illinois. Burial: Cresthaven Memorial Park Cemetery near Claremont, Illinois. Visitation: 10 a.m. CDT un til the hour of services on Monday at the funeral home. Condolences:


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