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Mason Obituaries

Timothy J. Shirley

Timothy J. Shirley, age 70, passed away on Thursday, September 16 at West Suburban Rehab and Nursing in Bloomingdale. Tim was born on August 12, 1951 in Havana to James and Norma Jean (Bell) Shirley. He married Lynne Cealey on July 13, 1997 in Havana. She survives. Also surviving are his children, P.J. (Denise) Daniels…

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Harold Rhet Johnson

Harold Rhet Johnson, 62, of Bath, passed away at his home at 2:52 p.m., on Thursday, September 16. He was born March 30, 1959, in Havana, to Harold W. and Loretta (Thompson) Johnson. He married Kim (Elam) Johnson. They later divorced and remained companions. She survives. Mr. Johnson is survived by his father, Harold W.…

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Faye Lynn Noll

Faye Lynn Noll, 81, of Havana, passed away at 2:13 p.m., on Saturday, September 18 at The Lodge in Manito. She was born October 17, 1939, in Lamesa, Texas, to J.C. and Ruby Inez (Dyer) Bearden. She married Stanley Noll on December 14, 1957, in Big Spring, Texas. He survives. Mrs. Noll is survived by…

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William Edward (Bill) Bailey

William Edward (Bill) Bailey, of Oakford, passed away on September 15 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield after a long and courageous battle with multiple sclerosis (MS). He was born November 18, 1947, in Springfield to Matthew Thomas and Isabel Pedigo Bailey. William grew up in Oakford and graduated from Petersburg Porta High School in 1965.…

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Russell “Marty” Martin Claussen

Russell “Marty” Martin Claussen, 63, of Oakford, passed away on Sunday, September 12, at home surrounded by family. He was born on March 8, 1958 in Springfield to Pete and Jo (Severns) Claussen. He married Karen Blasko on May 25, 1985 at Saint Cabrini Church in Springfield. Marty is survived by his wife, Karen of…

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Larry Dale Shelabarger

Larry Dale Shelabarger, of Oakford, passed away on Thursday, September 9, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born on February 28, 1934, in Pekin, to Clayton Samuel Shelabarger and Mildred Foster Shelabarger. Larry grew up in Havana and attended Havana High School. He served in the United States Navy, 1953 to 1957. After…

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Nancy Ann Butler

Nancy Ann Butler, 93, of Havana, formerly of Astoria, passed away at her home at 10:43 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7. She was born on June 23, 1928 in Schyuler County to Squire and Faye (Parker) Osborne. She married B. Jack Butler on August 27, 1949 at the Astoria Methodist Church. He preceded her in…

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Darnelle Lee Peters

Darnelle Lee Peters, 60, of Lewistown, passed away at Graham Hospital, in Canton, at 6:45 p.m., on Saturday, September 4. She was born September 20, 1960, in Springfield, to Marvin and Mary Jo (Unruh) Steging. She married Randall Peters, on October 3, 1980, in Havana. He survives. Mrs. Peters is survived by her husband, of…

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Loren C. Smith, Sr.

Loren C. Smith, Sr., 98, of Mason City, passed away at Mason City Area Nursing Home, at 7:05 p.m., on Friday, September 3. Private graveside services will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church…

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Carrol E. Mapes

Carrol E. Mapes, 84, of Kilbourne, passed away at 5:35 pm on Wednesday, August 25 at her home. She was born on February 19, 1937 in Kilbourne, the daughter of Orville and Pauline (Daniels) Hamblin. Carrol married Daniel Mapes on January 3, 1958 in Kilbourne. He survives. Also surviving are her 4 sons, Myron (and…

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