Our annual REMEMBERING edition, the last issue of the year, reminds us small-town folks that people we thought we knew we didn’t know as well as we wish we had, and those we didn’t know, we wish we had known. It reminds us that many more have died this year than we could possibly write about, so this presentation is always just a sample of the richness of lives gone. We strive for diversity among those we include, and always know we fall short of the diversity that’s available to us. Readers were invited to submit memorials; 36 are in our print edition and more are online. REMEMBERING tells us not only how much this town has lost this year, but how much from each life it has gained.

–Fletcher Farrar, editor and CEO

(Click on the name below to view their Remembering article)
Charles “Chuck” Flamini
Joseph “Bobo” Beneky
Retired Lt. Candace Cain
Robert “Butch” Emil Ramelow
Adlai E. Stevenson III
Jim Cox
Samuel Bruce Davis
Elvin Zook
Mike Austin
Leo “Lee” Dondanville Jr.
Dr. Tracy R. Evans
Margaret (Peggy) Sower Knoepfle
Peggy Ryder
Rev. Tinnie “Tiny” Roberta Randall
Tamara S. Fanale
Dr. J. E. (Jack) Gillen
David Lee Thursby
Susan Mogerman
Charles F. “Chuck” Harris
Edward M. Hettinger
Carol Hopkins
Joan Huggins
Laura Ruth Hage Schemmer
Tony Leone
William “Bill” L. Boyd
Leonard Lieberman
Davie Sue Raker
Mary Fran Ralph
Yavuz I. Gonulsen and Aydin O. Gonulsen
Elaine Diane Roth
Carla Stroemer
Larry Eugene Morris
Selvarine Jones
Kreston Rae Lipscomb
Corinne Wood

Fletcher Farrar

Fletcher Farrar is the editor of Illinois Times .

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