Karen L. Abbott, 63, died May 5 at her home in Sidney, Illinois. She was a building service worker at the U. of I. for 18 years.
Percy McNutt, 73, died May 1 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. He was a carpenter for the U. of I., retiring in 1999. Memorials: Veterans of Foreign Wars, https://www.vfw.org/Contribute.
Delmar Francis Wilken, 93, died May 4 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. He worked at the U. of I. for 38 years. He was a professor of agricultural economics and an academic adviser for the Farm Business Farm Management Program for U. of I. Extension, retiring in 1985 as professor emeritus. Memorials: Grace Lutheran Church, 313 S. Prospect Ave. Champaign, Il 61820; or Delmar F. Wilken Farm Management Farm Record Scholarship Fund, U. of I. Foundation, 1305 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801, MC-386, www.uif.uillinois.edu.
Patricia A. Yowell, 84, died May 7 at her home in Farmer City, Illinois. She worked at the U. of I. agronomy department.
Martin L. Zeigler, 93, died May 3 at his Urbana home. He worked at the U. of I. for 20 years, retiring in 1983 as an assistant provost, the director of institutional studies and as a professor.