• Lebanon

    Joyce Martin

    Joyce M. Martin, age 89, of Troy, died at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at her residence. She was born September 20, 1924 in Oregon City, OR, the daughter of the late Martin L. and Alene (Hicks) Smith. She married Lee M. Martin February 20, 1946. He preceded her in death August 13, 2006. She is survived by two sons: Stanley Martin of Troy and Steven (Martha Jane) Martin of Marine; five grandchildren: Stanley Martin, Jr., Thomas Scott Martin, Benjamin Jonathon Martin, Andrew Travis Martin and Courtney Merz; five great-grandchildren: Zachary, Matthew, Macy, Layla and Kadyn; and one brother, Martin L. Smith, Jr., of Evanston, WY. Besides her parents…

  • Buffalo Grove,  Skokie

    Sandra Harris

    Sandra Joy Harris, age 46, beloved daughter of the late Ilene, nee Aronson and late Raymond; devoted stepdaughter of Fred Wolf; loving sister of Robin (Mark Michaels) Harris, Rick (Diana) Harris and Steve Harris; fond aunt of Dan and Davide. Graveside service Monday, 12 Noon at Westlawn Cemetery, Memorial Section, 7801 W. Montrose, Norridge. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Coletta of Wisconsin, c/o Lori Miller, N4637 County Rd. Y, Jefferson, WI 53549 or RRAF (Sandy’s Workshop), 613 S. Main St., Lombard, IL 60148. Info The Goldman Funeral Group, Irwin Goldman Director, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478-1600. View Full Notice → Sandra Harris

  • Joliet,  Morris

    Melvin Rull

    Melvin C. Rull “Mel” Age 83. Monday, October 21, 2013 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, after a brief illness. Born June 5, 1930 in Staunton, IL to Siebert and Lydia (DeVries) Rull, he was a Joliet resident since 1964. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Gatling. A graduate of Southern Illinois University. He retired from AT&T in 1990, where he held numerous management positions within the construction, engineering, installation and maintenance operations. After retirement from AT&T, he served as Executive Director of the Will County Public Building Commission from 1991 until the time of his passing. He served his community as…

  • Belleville

    Mr. Freddie Hatchett

    Services are currently incomplete at this time. Please contact Serenity Memorial Chapel with any questions at 618-233-6000. View Full Notice → Mr. Freddie Hatchett

  • Sterling

    Juli Houck

    JULI A. HOUCK STERLING- Juli A. Houck, 62, died, Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at her home. Juli was born April 25, 1951 in Mt.Sterling, the daughter of Howard and Eva (Aimes) Holmes. She married Wilmer Houck on December 20, 1970 in Sterling. She was a member of Coleta United Brethren Church. Survivors include her husband, Wilmer; one daughter, Monica (Jeff) Link of Cedar Rapins, IA; one son, Kris (Heather) Houck of Coleta; one sister, Janie (Rex) McCormick of Kewannee; one brother, Howard (Betty) Holmes of Washington and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Maggie Lynn. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Monday at Schilling…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. George Raymond Forshee, Abingdon Chapel

    age 55 of Galesburg, died at 1:40 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at his home. He was born on October 25, 1957 in Galesburg, the son of Charles L. and Marion R. (Calhoun) Forshee. George is survived by his wife, Lissa (Waldron) Forshee, whom he married on August 25, 2013. He is also survived by two sons, Raymond and Tony both of Galesburg; two grandchildren; three sisters, Diana Kincaid of Bushnell, May (and Bob) Perabeau of Bushnell and Donna (and Bob) Bicknell of Galesburg; one brother, Eldon (and Karen) Forshee of Galesburg; and several nieces and nephews and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents and two…

  • Taylorville

    Jerry Lovon Hay

    Jerry Lovon Hay, 49, of Taylorville, IL died at 6:30 pm Monday, October 21, 2013 at his residence.He was born August 10, 1964 in Springfield, IL the son of Lonzy Von and Naoma Lou Day Hay.Surviving are his children: Jessica Hay and wife Rickie Hay of… View Full Notice → Jerry Lovon Hay

  • Du Quoin

    Dorothy Price Young

    Dorothy Price Young, 89, passed away at home on Sept. 18, 2013. Dorothy leaves behind a life full of family, friends, traveling and a legacy for great baking.Born in Du Quoin Illinois, Dorothy met and was courted by the love of her life, Louis D. Young. Married in 1945, Dorothy and Louis traveled in their motor home whenever possible. Throughout the years they marveled in the beauty found across the United States. Known to her family and friends […] View Full Notice → Dorothy Price Young

  • Danville,  Hoopeston

    Martha Ellen Hayden

    COVINGTON, Ind. — Martha Ellen Hayden, 90, of Covington, passed away at 11:28 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Hickory Creek of Crawfordsville, Ind. She was born Oct. 15, 1923, in Fountain County, Ind., to Imless and Leona Storey Barnett. She m View Full Notice → Martha Ellen Hayden

  • Benton

    Beverley Bostedt, nee Connor

    Beverley Bostedt, nee Connor; loving mother of Ann (Jimmy) Bostedt, Alaniz and Natalie (Demitrios) Bostedt – Macropoulos, proud grandmother of Damon, Avery and Gianni, loving companion of Marc Knickrehm, cherished friend to many. View Full Notice → Beverley Bostedt, nee Connor

  • Bloomington

    Funerals pending 10/24/13

    Kernes, Alfred “Gene,” 83, Normal, 11 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 23, 2013) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, Bloomington. View Full Notice → Funerals pending 10/24/13

  • Canton

    Carolyn Salsman

    Carolyn E. Salsman, 76, a resident of the Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, formerly of Galesburg, died at 3:20 a.m. Monday (Oct. 21, 2013) at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. View Full Notice → Carolyn Salsman

  • Moline

    Clifford Wilson

    Clifford E. Wilson, 87, of Davenport, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. View Full Notice → Clifford Wilson

  • Elburn

    Lyle ‘Swish’ Johnson

    Lyle “Swish” Johnson, 78, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Elburn, passed away on Oct. 11, 2013, surrounded by the love and care of his family. He was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Aurora, Ill., the son of Gladys Johnson Scalet. Lyle grew up in the Fox Valley and graduated from Batavia High School with […] View Full Notice → Lyle ‘Swish’ Johnson

  • McLeansboro

    Genieve R. Thomas

    Genieve R. Thomas, 86, formerly of McLeansboro, died 10:05 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at The Fountains 1 Assisted Living in Granite City. View Full Notice → Genieve R. Thomas

  • Mount Vernon

    Walter Mays

    Walter Rosemond “Uncle Walt” Mays, 80, of Mt. Vernon, died 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1933, in Durant, Miss., the son of Charlie Clarence and Eun View Full Notice → Walter Mays