Mason Obituaries

Robert R. Sheets

Robert R. Sheets, 64, of Lewistown passed away at 4:43 p.m. on Friday, March 27, at his residence. He was born on May 2, 1955, in St. Augustine, a son of Roy Duane “Dewey” and Linda (Dennis) Sheets. Surviving are his mother, Linda Sheets of Lewistown; four children, Michelle (Jason) Miller of Bath, Robbie (Lauren)…

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Stephanie Darnell Constant

Stephanie Darnell Constant, passed away peacefully the evening of March 30, 2020 after a long fight with health challenges. She ran the race and finished it as a winner. She was born in Springfield as Stephanie Darnell Lane on September 9, 1978 to Rodney Lane, Sr. and Donna Pepmeyer Lane. She was raised in Havana,…

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Lyle D. Huber

Lyle D. Huber was born January 4, 1938 near Easton of Alvin and Bessie Williamson Huber. He passed at 4 a.m. in Memorial Hospital in Springfield on March 25. He is survived by three brothers: Leland (Ilse), Columbia, S.C., George (Nancy), Huntley, and Larry (Sandy), Huntley, and sister Marilyn Seacrist, Peoria, and sister-in-law Rosemary, Mason…

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Elizabeth C. “Betty” Baker

Elizabeth C. “Betty” Baker, 92, of Kilbourne, passed away at 11:06 a.m., March 15, at Unitly Point Health Pekin, Illinois. Betty was born September 18, 1927 to Elise (Hoerrle) and Jacob “Pop” Schilling and was married December 12, 1947 to Harold V. Baker. He preceded her in death on March 9, 2018. Surviving Betty are…

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Kathryn “Kathy” V. Dye

Kathryn “Kathy” V. Dye, 70, of Havana passed away at her home on Tuesday, March 17, at 11:45 a.m. She was born on January 15, 1950 in Avon, Illinois to Warren Clark and Kathryn (Bishop) Sperry. She married Gary R. Dye on December 27, 1970 at the 1st Baptist Church in Havana. He preceded her…

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Ruth Phelps

Ruth Phelps, 73, of Bath, passed away on Friday, March 13. She is survived by her husband, Larry Phelps of Bath, two sons, Wesley (Denise) Phelps, grandson, Caleb Phelps of Bath, Andy (Dawn) Phelps, grandson Ryan Phelps of Bath. Hurley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Wendell E. Koke

Wendell E. Koke, 89, of Springfield, died at 3:32 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, at Abraham Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln. Wendell was born July 29, 1930, in Havana, IL, the son of Elmer H. and Anna H. Horstman Koke. He married Evelyn Bumgardner-Raridon on October 30, 1993, in Springfield. Wendell proudly served his country during…

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Jennie Lee Stambaugh

Jennie Lee Stambaugh, 78, of Havana passed away at her home on Sunday, March 8. She was born on June 1, 1941 in Rushville to David and Velma Stambaugh. She married Guy L. Stambaugh on November 19, 1960. He preceded her in death on February 13, 2020. Jennie is survived by her children: Mike Stambaugh…

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Joseph Michael Ryder

Joseph Michael Ryder passed on Friday, February 21. He was born March 16, 1963, to Virginia and Roy Ryder. He and his family moved from the St. Louis area to Havana in 1973 and he later graduated from Havana High School before going into the Marines. He then moved back to Missouri and met the…

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Ashton Michael Fernetti

Ashton Michael Fernetti, 16, of Havana, passed away at 9:01 p.m., on Thursday, March 5. He was born December 9, 2003, in Pekin, to Bob and Sara (Ganther) Fernetti. Ashton is survived by his parents: Bob and Brittany Fernetti , and Evan and Sara Jones, all of Havana; four siblings: Elijah Fernetti of Pekin, Miles…

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