• Joliet,  Morris

    Thomas Feehan

    Thomas M. Feehan “Tommy” Age 57. Friday, January 15, 2016 after retiring to sleep the night before, Tommy awoke in the presence of the Lord following complications arising from a pulmonary condition. Born in Joliet and a lifelong Joliet area resident. Attended Northern Illinois University and a graduate of Joliet Catholic High School, Class of 1976. Preceded by his father, the Honorable Thomas L. Feehan (2000). Survived by his wife, Linda (nee Daniels) Feehan of Joliet; his mother, Beverly (nee Long) Feehan of Joliet; two sisters, Colleen (Ron) Richardson of Chicago and Kathy (Craig) George of Andover, MA; two brothers, Brian Feehan of Connecticut and Kevin (Gina) Feehan of Naperville;…

  • Joliet

    Donald J Lesiak

    Donald J. Lesiak, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016, after a long struggle with health issues. Don is survived by his life companion Sandy Green (the dean) parents Donald C. and Arlene, Michael (Margaret), Dennis (Debbie), Cheryl (Joe Hodges), Mark (Susan), and 12 nieces and nephews, Megan (Erv junior), Nicole (Nikki 6), Jim (neutron), Joe (Kick Ass), Sheila (Kit), Michelle (Kat), Alex (Trebek), Mark (Marquette), Sarah (agent double M), Jake (from State Farm), Hannah (agent orange) and Trevor (the dog or TD). And his beloved pets 18(Kramer), 22(Jimmy) and 44(Baxter). In lieu of flowers, memorials to Juvenile Diabetes would be appreciated. View Full Notice → Donald J Lesiak

  • Herrick,  Pana

    Debra Starlene Oary – September 02, 1955 – January 14, 2016

    Debra Starlene DeVriendt Barror Oary, 60, of Pana, died Thursday, January 14, 2016 in Prairie Rose Health Care Center, Pana. She was born September 2, 1955 in Pana, the daughter of Bart Barror and Eugene & Patricia P. (Henderson) DeVriendt. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and one year at Assumption High School, before graduating from Pana High School, Class of 1973. She also attended and graduated from Chrysler Beauty Academy in 1974. Star enjoyed gardening, quilting, mushroom hunting, fishing, reading books, animals of any type, genealogy research, and most importantly her family & puppies. She and John William Oary were married on March 16, 1974 in Pana. Star leaves…

  • Charleston

    Theron Ennis

    CASEY — Theron Hugh Ennis, 77, of Casey died at 8:58 p.m. Thursday (January 14, 2016) at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind. View Full Notice → Theron Ennis

  • Clinton

    Mary E. Shafer

    Mary E. Shafer, 87 of Wapella, IL passed away 12:30 P.M. January 4, 2016 at her family home in Wapella, IL.   Services will be 11 A.M. Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Decatur, IL with Pastor John Lewis officiating. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.   Memorials may be directed to Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Decatur, IL.   Mary was born September 21, 1928 in Wapella, IL the daughter of Thomas and Lillie (Chapman) Morris. She married Jack Leon Shafer December 24, 1949 in Clinton, IL. He passed away October 2, 2005.   Survivors include her 2 sons: Larry (Mary Anne) Shafer, Marion,…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Zamarria Carolyn Bell, Galesburg Chapel

    infant daughter of Tasia Griffin and Timothy Bell, of Galesburg, was stillborn Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Tasia Griffin and Timothy Bell; grandparents, Tamara Williams, Rauphel M. Griffin, Lisa Paulsgrove, and Gerald Crawford, all of Galesburg and Linda Crosby Hillsman and Ron Bell, both of Danville; great grandmother, Ethel Paulsgrove of Monmouth; aunts and uncles, Setric Griffin, Danessa Griffin, Nigel Williams, Corrine Williams, Malik Williams, Shamara Williams, Christopher Bell, Selisha Bell, Kimberly Bell, and Ronny Bell; and numerous great aunts, great uncles, and cousins. The family will host a memorial gathering in the Community Room at Sandburg Mall from 2 to…

  • Tinley Park

    Ms. Nell G. Montgomery

    Nell G. Montgomery, age 84, late of Manteno, IL. Beloved wife of the late Gene Montgomery. Loving mother of Cynthia (John) Beachum, Jeffrey, Joseph, Timothy, and Michael (Maureen). Caring grandmother of Joshua, Donald, Cara, Tiffany, Ashley, Michael Jr., Jake and great grandmother of Kailey, Preston, Catie May and Joseph View Full Notice → Ms. Nell G. Montgomery

  • DePue

    Mary Baracani

    SPRING VALLEY — Mary Baracani, 77, of 413 E. Cleveland St., Spring Valley, died at 11:23 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. View Full Notice → Mary Baracani

  • Vienna

    Verla L. Kerley

    Verla L. (Fairless) Kerley, age 85 years, a resident of rural Vienna (the Bloomfield community), passed away Monday morning, January 18, 2016, at 1:35 AM at Harrisburg Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. View Full Notice → Verla L. Kerley

  • Wheeling


    Roger Keith Edwards, Sr., 73, of Oswego, passed away Jan. 1. Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, is handling arrangements,… View Full Notice → EDWARDS Sr., ROGER KEITH

  • Carol Stream,  Lombard,  Villa Park

    BARBARA ANN SURGES, nee Nesbitt, age 59, of Lombard

    Barbara Ann Surges (Nesbitt) 59 passed away at home on 01/14/16. She was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Beatrice, and her brother Peter. She is survived by her five children Christina (Haitham), Susan (Allen), Jamie (Keith), Anthony (Kelli) and Angela (Cory). Seven grandchildren Samantha, Savannah, Max, Izebelle, Bree, Anthony and Mason; her sister, Marie; her brother, Joseph; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Barbara was a lifelong Lombard resident. She attended Sacred Heart, Benet Academy and Glenbard East High School Class of 1973. Her true love was taking care of her family. She was an avid artist who recently discovered Pintrest. She lived her life in the…

  • La Salle

    Francis Schweickert

    Francis F. Schweickert, 84, of Peru died at 4:40 a.m. Jan. 18, 2016, in Illinois Valley Community Hospital, Peru. View Full Notice → Francis Schweickert

  • Norridge

    Genevieve A. Kouba

    Genevieve A. Kouba, nee Maczko, age 99, passed away on January 16, 2016. Genevieve was the beloved wife of the late Frank; loving mother of Rita (Leonard) Drake, Ruth (Kenneth) Kaminski, Rose (the late John) Kuczaj and Renee (Philip) Bachurek; dearest daughter of the late Mary and John Maczko; cherished grandmother of 8; great grandmother of 5; fond mother in-law of the late Jerry Keen and sister in-law of Reverend Charles Kouba. Genevieve was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 3 sisters, and was a fond aunt of many. She was a longtime employee of Motorola Inc. Visitation will be Thursday from 9:30a.m. until Time of Mass 10:30 a.m.…