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Death of Cheryl Louise Parmenter

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Cheryl Louise Parmenter, 62 of Bloomington, passed away at 2:30 AM on Friday, May 24, 2024, at Richard L Owens Hospice House in Peoria.

There will be a celebration of life at 3 p.m. on Sunday June 9, 2024, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomington where she was a member and had worked since November. Reverend Sara Isbell will officiate. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 PM.

Cheryl was born in Los Angeles to Larry and Mary Sue (Foster) Kramer. They survive and live in Flora, IL. Also surviving are her two children, Jessica (Drew McGarry) Parmenter of Chicago, and Andrew (Emma Seynemeier) Parmenter of Peoria; two brothers, Karl Kramer of Overland Park, Kansas, and Paul (Emily) Kramer of Homewood, IL; one niece, Kennedy Kramer, and three nephews, Kendrick, Adam, and Lucas; one uncle, Brian (Mary Jo) Kramer of Breese, IL; and many cousins, friends, and co-workers.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Darrell, and Helen (Timmons) Foster; paternal grandparents, Roy, and Dorothy (Sticklen) Kramer; and two aunts, Linda (Kramer) Wright, and Kay (Kramer) Abell.

She graduated from Flora High School in 1979 and also graduated from Illinois Central College. Cheryl worked more than forty-two years as an occupational therapist last working at Westminster Village in Bloomington. She was a great mother and was totally devoted to her two children. They were her top priority.

She was an avid reader, especially anything John Grisham. She had all his books and had read them all. She loved to feed her birds and sit and watch them on the patio while she read.

Memorial contributions may be made to Peoria Christian School, 3506 N California Ave., Peoria, IL 61603. Calvert & Metzler Memorial Homes – Bloomington is in charge of arrangements.

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Death of Ricky Dale Goldman

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Ricky Dale Goldman, 70 of Dorchester, died at Gillespie Health and Rehab Center, Gillespie on Monday, July 15, 2024, at 5:05 am. He was born on August 27, 1953, in Aurora, IL to Dale Goldman and Jean Castner Goldman. He married Karen S. Graham Goldman on February 21, 1988, in Las Vegas, NV.  

He was a truck driver. Ricky grew up farming with his dad. Ricky collected tractors and watched racing. He was an avid gardener who enjoyed old cars, motorcycles, and to DJ. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends.  

He is survived by his spouse, Karen Goldman of Dorchester; children, Megan Mitchell of Peachtree Corners, GA, and Skyler (Amber) Goldman of St. Charles, MO; grandchildren, Olivia Mitchell and Adelaide Goldman; siblings, Susan Fuertges of Clermont, FL, Cary (Trudie) Goldman of Plano, IL, and Randy (Ursula) Goldman of Serena, IL; and mother in law, Ruth (George) Vincent of Wilsonville.  

Ricky was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law, Arthur Graham.  

Friends may call on Thursday, July 18, 2024, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Funeral services are Friday, July 19, 2024, at 10:00 am at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill.

Memorials are suggested to Siteman Cancer Center or Glioblastoma Foundation. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Death of George Perry Harbaugh

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George Perry Harbaugh, 84 of Dorchester, died at Gillespie Health and Rehab Center, Gillespie on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at 3:35 am.  He was born on May 23, 1940, in Hettick to John Lester Harbaugh and Iva Mae Clark Harbaugh.  

He married Darlene (Klein) Harbaugh on January 5, 1962, in Appleton, WI.  He was an ag mechanic for Heyen’s Farm Implement and then Sievers Equipment. He also worked as a chainer and in the maintenance department at Laclede Steel. George was a member of the Fosterburg Baptist Church. He enjoyed tinkering with everything.  

He is survived by his spouse, Darlene Harbaugh of Dorchester; children, Chris (Barbara) Harbaugh of Gillespie and Russell Harbaugh of Litchfield; 9 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Phyllis Black, Elmer Harbaugh, David Harbaugh, and Shirley Lee.  

George was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Byron K. Harbaugh and Kenny Harbaugh; and siblings, Charles Harbaugh, Carl Harbaugh, Louise Fry, Ernest Harbaugh, Dale Harbaugh, and Wayne Harbaugh.  

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2024, at the Forsterburg Baptist Church at 11 am with a meal to follow. Memorials are suggested to wishes of the family.  Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.

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Death of Denny (McAfoos) Turner

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Denny (McAfoos) Turner, 88 of Bunker Hill, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at 11:26 pm.  She was born on January 19, 1936, in Alton to Herbert McAfoos and Lucille Cole McAfoos.  

She graduated from Alton High School in January of 1955 and married Cecil M. Turner on March 12, 1955, in Alton. They just celebrated their 69 wedding anniversary. Not only was she a wonderful wife to Cecil, Denny was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend.  

Denny was a faithful believer of Jesus Christ as her lord and savior. She spent many years in child evangelism, teaching children the path to becoming a Christian.  

She is survived by her spouse, Cecil M. Turner of Bunker Hill; children, Carey (Mike Tomlanovich) Eveans of Englewood, FL and Tabitha (Jim) Golike of Lake of the Ozarks, MO; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Lauren (Tom) Miller of Godfrey; brother, Wendell (Sue) McAfoos of Alton; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Denny was preceded in death by her parents; children, Cole Turner and Kim Turner; grandson, Cole Brandon Turner; sister, Sue LaMarsh; and brothers, Ollie McAfoos, Dwight McAfoos, Bill McAfoos, Stan McAfoos and Allen McAfoos.

 Friends may call on Saturday, July 20, 2024, at Kravanya Funeral Home Bunker Hill from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Funeral services are Saturday, July 20, 2024, at 1:00 pm at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill. Burial will be at Woodburn Cemetery, Woodburn.  

Memorials are suggested to Woodburn Bible Church. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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