• Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Sharon F. Tucker, Galesburg Chapel

    73, of Galesburg, Illinois died 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 25, 2016 at Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg. She was born February 4, 1942 in Pekin, Illinois to Cecil and Ethel Boyer McCue. She married Donovan Tucker August 27, 1960 in Pekin. He survives. Also surviving are two sons, Mark (and Laura) Tucker of Lewisville, Texas and Eric Tucker of Galesburg, a daughter, Lorie (and Cary) Brown of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin; one brother, Delbert (and Brenda) McCue of Pekin, Illinois; two sisters, Gladys Conover of Pekin, and Thelma Childers of Mason City, Illinois; and six grandchildren, A. Dylan, Austin, Madison Brown and Alexander D. and Andrew E. Tucker and Angela (and…

  • Carbondale

    Janet Whitehead

    MARION — Janet Gay Whitehead, 68, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in Marion Rehab and Care Center. View Full Notice → Janet Whitehead

  • Carbondale

    Frank Desio

    DU QUOIN — Frank J. Desio, 87, died at 2:40 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, in Du Quoin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. View Full Notice → Frank Desio

  • Joliet

    Kathleen M Hatfield

    Of Joliet, Il. passed away unexpectedly at home, Saturday, January 23, 2016. Age 60. Survived by her brother Robert Hatfield of Naperville, her sisters-in-law Ann (nee Shankland) Hatfield of Naperville and Karen (nee Wiesbrook) Hatfield of Joliet. Many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends who will always remember Kathleen’s enthusiasm for life, lively sense of humor and kind heart. Preceded in death by her parents Gerard and Catherine (nee Macfarlane) Hatfield and a brother James Hatfield. Born in Joliet and a lifelong resident. Graduate of Northern Illinois University with her degree in nursing. Kathleen retired in 2013 after 37 years as a nurse manager and staff nurse at St. Joseph Medical…

  • Paris


    Gary Scott Perry, 50, of Paris, passed away at 5:23 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at his residence. He was a sheet metal fabricator for Towne Machine of Danville, and had previously worked at T&D View Full Notice → GARY SCOTT PERRY

  • Kankakee County

    Mrs. Claudia B. Harwell – August 26, 1932 – January 19, 2016

    Claudia Bernice Harwell was born August 26, 1932 in Kankakee, Illinois to the union of James and Safronia Nelson. She attended Kankakee schools, graduating from Kankakee Departmental High School in 1951. During this time, she developed a loving relationship with the love of her life, Robert Harwell, Jr. and on July 8, 1956 they were united in holy matrimony at the Caldwell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church with the late Rev. John T. Frazer, officiating where they became lifetime members. To this union, three children were born, Ramona, Nina and Roland. She was employed for many years at the Manteno State Hospital (Manteno Mental Health Center) where she worked…

  • Carol Stream,  Lombard,  Villa Park

    DOROTHY T. SCHREIBER, nee Tempenar, age 88, of Lombard

    Dorothy T. Schreiber, nee Tempenar, age 88, of Lombard, died January 24 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Dorothy will be Lying-in-State Friday, January 29 from 10 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:30 AM at the Maple Street Chapel, 220 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Dorothy is survived by 3 children, Bob (Rosanne) of Lombard, Patricia L. Caravella of Lombard and Rich of Lombard. She was the fond grandmother of Kristen (Mark) Kroemer of Oswego and great-grandmother of Ian Kroemer of Oswego. Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Bill; son-in-law John Caravella and a sister, Helen Planz. Dorothy…

  • La Salle

    Mary Pallardy

    Mary L. Pallardy, 91, of Lacon, formerly of Princeton, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Jan. 20, 2016, at Owen Hospice Center, Peoria. View Full Notice → Mary Pallardy

  • Prophetstown

    Marshall Meier – July 31, 1928 – January 24, 2016

    MARSHALL “CHARLIE” MEIER, 87, of Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center, Prophetstown, IL, died Sunday, January 24, 2016, at the Center. Marshall was born July 31, 1928, in Clinton, IA, to Fred R. and Ada (Sibley) Meier, Sr. He was educated in the Prophetstown grade schools until age 9 and then attended the Valley Grade School in Fenton, IL, until graduating from 8th grade. Marshall married Lucille Grooms on July 24, 1953, in Clinton, IA. She died March 18, 1996. He was employed by the former Northwestern Steel and Wire Company in Sterling, IL until retirement. Marshall was a member of the Prophetstown United Methodist Church and enjoyed boating and fishing.…

  • Moline

    Vic Kadlec

    Vic Kadlec, 85, passed away at his home in Bettendorf, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family on January 25, 2016. Services are 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Grace Evangelical Free Church, Davenport, with Reverend Bob Bressert officiating. Private burial will be in Rock Island National Cemetery. Prior to services, cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials may be made to the Cedar Rapids Softball Hall of Fame, Genesis Hospice or Grace Evangelical Free Church. Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, is serving the family. Victor Jay Kadlec was born on June 28, 1930, the son of Victor and Tellena (Vosdingh) Kadlec. He…

  • Dallas City,  La Harpe,  Stronghurst,  Vienna

    Vernetta Smith

    Vernetta Smith, age 83 years, a resident of West Frankfort, Illinois, passed away Tuesday morning, January 26, 2016 at the Franklin Hospital in Benton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. View Full Notice → Vernetta Smith

  • Alhambra,  Hamel,  Highland,  Marine

    Ruth M. Steiner

    Ruth M. Steiner, age 93 of Highland, IL, died Monday, January 25, 2016, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL. She was born on Sunday, August 13, 1922, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Charles and Milda A. (nee Steiner) Casper. On Thursday, August 24, 1944, she married Leland E. Steiner who passed away on Friday, February 26, 1988. Ruth was born in Highland and grew up on the family farm until 1989, when she moved into town. She attended Highland Community School and graduated in 1940. She served as class reunion organizer until their last reunion of 70 years. She worked for C. Kinney’s Grocery Store following high school.…

  • Naperville,  Plainfield

    Edward J. Doran – April 05, 1939 – January 25, 2016

    Edward J. Doran, age 76, a resident of Naperville, IL since 2008, formerly of Wilmette and Northbrook, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 25, 2016 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. He was born April 5, 1939 in Evanston, IL. Beloved husband of Jackie (nee Wieczorek) Doran, whom he married April 30, 1966, loving father of Steve Doran of Alexandria, VA and Pat (Therese) Doran of Naperville, adored grandfather of Corey, Kevin and Katie Doran, devoted son of the late Leo and Mary (nee Curran) Doran, dear brother of the late Leo (Lorraine) Doran and the late Frank (the late Mary) Doran, fond uncle, great-uncle and friend of many. Ed…

  • Clinton

    Patricia D. “Pat” Brockman

    Patricia D. “Pat” Brockman 77 of Clinton, Illinois departed peacefully to be with the Lord with her family at her side at 12:53 AM January 17, 2016 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Illinois.   Private services will be Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Kenney, IL. There will be no visitation.   Memorials may be directed to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice.   Pat was born December 12, 1938 in Clinton, IL the daughter of Walter and Martha (Davis) Vinson. She married Donald Lee Brockman January 28, 1956 in Clinton, Il. He…

  • Joliet,  Morris

    Edwin Reynolds

    Edwin J. Reynolds Age 58. Suddenly Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Born December 29, 1957 in Joliet to Glenn and Patricia (nee Donahue) Reynolds. Employed by Wrigley Company. He enjoyed Chicago sports, meteorology, boxing and fishing. Survived by his children, R.J. (Suzanne) Reynolds, Ryan Reynolds (Rosy Amodio), Eddie and Anna Reynolds; grandfather of Gavin and Anabelle Reynolds; brother, Todd Ostrem; sister, Toni Lee (Ken) Grey; two half sisters, Evie (Richard) Bray and Judy (Tom) Hogan; and uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service for Edwin J. Reynolds will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral…