• La Salle

    Jerry Hagemann

    Gerald “Jerry” Hagemann, 52, of Edgerton, Wis., formerly of Mendota, passed away Jan. 15, 2017, in St. Mary’s Hospital, Janesville, Wis.

  • Charleston

    Waltrip service

    CHARLESTON – The funeral for Margaret C. Waltrip was Thursday at First Baptist Church of Charleston with the Rev. Chris Prater officiating. Burial was in Mound Cemetery in Charleston. Harper-Swickard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

  • Kewanee

    Steven R. VanWynsberg

    Steven R. VanWynsberg, 65, of Kewanee, died at 12:50 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at his home.Cremation has been accorded and no services are planned at this time. Memorials may be directed to the family. Rux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • Macomb

    Larry L. Kempher

    Larry L. Kempher, 75, of Rapid River, Mich., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at the Abrazo Hospital in Goodyear, Ariz.Larry was born Aug. 15, 1941, in Macomb, the son of Richard and Lola Mae (Roberts) Kempher. He was a 1959 graduate of Industry High School in Industry. Larry served his country proudly in the United States Air Force. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth May Duflo on July 9, 1966, in Newberry, Mich. Larry was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church in […]

  • Calumet City

    Shirley A. DiSanto (nee Jakubczyk)

    Shirley A. DiSanto (nee Jakubczyk) Shirley A. DiSanto (nee Jakubczyk), age 78, of Hammond, Indiana passed away January 17, 2016. She is survived by her cherished children: Janice (Leonard) Machnikowski, Michael DiSanto, Lisa (Jason) Donovan, Joseph (Carmella) DiSanto and Karen Puchalski; 17 adored grandchildren; 9 precious great-grandchildren; dear sister Lois (Charles) Meyer; former spouse and devoted friend Joseph A. DiSanto; numerous special nieces and nephews. Shirley was preceded in…

  • Carbondale

    Lowell ‘Bud’ Franklin

    MARION — Lowell Wayne “Bud” Franklin, 85, of Marion, formerly of Johnston City, passed away at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Alice Derderian

    Funeral Service 10:00am Saturday January 21st at the Armenian All Saints Apostolic church in Glenview. Visitation Prior to service from 9:00 am until 10:00 am. The post Alice Derderian appeared first on Smith-Corcoran.

  • Carmi,  Norris City

    Delores Neal

    Delores Neal     Delores Rosan Neal, 84, of Norris City passed away at 12:10 a.m., Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Carmi Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Carmi.  She was born March 22, 1932 in West City, IL the daughter of Charles Edward and Hattie (Johnson) Sanders.  Delores married Frank Holton Neal on March 24, 1950 and he preceded her in death on June 6, 2014.  She was a homemaker. Delores was a member of Eastern Star and a member of First Baptist Chu…

  • Tinley Park

    James G. Nolte

    Title: James G. NolteVenue: Brady-Gill, Tinley Park / Tinley ParkCategory: ObituariesDate: January 22, 2017Time: 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm Description: James G. Nolte (Ret. C.P.D.). Age 93. U.S. Navy Veteran W.W. II. Beloved husband for 68 wonderful years to the late Dorothy J. “Jean” Nolte nee Boyle. Loving father of Eunice (late Chuck) Enk, Linda (late Jim) Lamka, Bruce (Deb) Nolte, Carol (Ray) Davis, Marylou Sobolewski, Patricia (Ray) Jones, Judy Dechene and the late James E. Nolte. Proud grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of 20. Dear brother of Claudia Woodruff and Georgina Vancott. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Monday 9:15 A.M. from The Brady-Gill Funeral Home 16600 S.…

  • Springfield

    Mary Ann Corrigan

    Mary Ann Corrigan, 67, of Springfield, died at 7:20 am, Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on June 15, 1949 in Chicago to Martin A. and Florence “Rita” (McKenzie) Flatley and they preceded her in death. She married Carl L. Corrigan on January 8, 1972, and he survives. Also surviving are four children, Ryan (Tricia) Corrigan of Schaumburg, Megan (Fiancé, Patrick Allen) Corrigan of Sherman, Molly A. (Steven) Shipe of Decatur, MI and Patrick Corrigan of Springfield; three grandchildren, Conor, Briella and Torin with a fourth due in July; one brother, James A. Flatley of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary Ann was…

  • Bartlett,  Roselle,  South Elgin,  Streamwood

    Ethel A. Garner

    Ethel A. Garner Send Gifts April 11, 1928 – January 17, 2017 Ethel A. Garner (nee Hamon),88, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Born April 11, 1928 in Haysi, Virginia. Ethel enjoyed reading from the Bible. Her faith View full obituary

  • Carlinville

    Richard D.L. Yoakum, 67

    1 19 17 Richard Dean Lee Yoakum, 67, of Medora passed away Monday evening, Jan. 9, 2017, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Richard was born July 8, 1949, in Wood River, a son of Raymond and Lora (Lampkin) Yoakum. Richard graduated from Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto. After graduation he joined the US Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. He married Marion Bobbs Aug. 5, 1984, in Edwardsville, and she passed away on his birthday, July 8, 2014. Richard worked for Laclede Steel in Alton from April 1973 to July 2001 as a millwright. His greatest enjoyment was his family and working on the farm. Richard collected…

  • Champaign

    James Finefield

    GIBSON CITY – James E. Finefield, 75, of Gibson City died at 10:33 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 17, 2017) at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex, Gibson City. read more

  • Marion

    John E. Ruhnke

    MARION — John E. Ruhnke, 49, passed away at 3:02 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. John was born Aug. 13, 1967, in Flemington, New Jersey, the son of Louis and Dorothy (Bratsko) Ruhnke. He married Lori Moon in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, on Sept. 19, 2007. Together, they have three precious angels who were awaiting their Daddy in Heaven. John was a proud U.S. Army […]

  • Pontiac

    Daniel L. Fienhold

    Daniel L. Fienhold, 69 of Pontiac, IL., died Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 2:17AM at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 12:00Noon at the First Lutheran Church, Pontiac, IL., with Rev. Heidi Punt officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:00AM until Noon at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded after services and inurnment will be held at a later date at South Side Cemetery, Pontiac, IL. Memorials in Dan’s name may be made to First Lutheran Church, Pontiac Public Library or a charity of the donor’s choice. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac, IL. is handling…

  • Bloomington

    Mary Kathryn Berry

    BLOOMINGTON — Mary Kathryn Berry, 88, of Bloomington, formerly of Olney and Clay City, died at 8:32 p.m. Jan. 12, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Bloomington.

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Alvin Frisque

    Alvin Frisque, born in Luxemburg township to Henry L. and Angeline (Thayse) Frisque January 27,1923 died on January 18, 2017 at Brookdale Skilled Care in Lisle, IL. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jennie, of 58 years. He had spent most of his work career at Nalco Chemical in Chicago from which he retired in 1985. He had been vice president for research and development from 1969 and director of technology at his retirement. In the early 1970’s, he led a Nalco team that developed a water polymer technology still in wide use today. Some 50 patents were issued to team members. In 1942, after completing his sophomore…

  • DePue

    Romaine Pipgrass

    EDMOND, Okla. — Romaine L. Pipgrass, 77, of Edmond, Okla., formerly of Princeton, slipped peacefully into the arms of her Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

  • Harrisburg

    Eria Mae Hansen

    MCLEANSBORO – Eria Mae Hansen, 95, died at 9:25 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Graveside services will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Odessa, Texas. She was born Feb. 12, 1921, in Marietta, Oklahoma, to Hughie and Maude (Hensley) Jessup. She […]

  • Belleville

    Carolyn Dahm

    Carolyn Dahm January 9, 2017 Mary Carolyn Dahm, nee Thurgood, 90, of Belleville, IL, born July 3, 1926, in Vincennes, IN, died January 9, 2017, at Dammert Geriatric Center in Belleville, IL. Carolyn graduated from East St. Louis High School and worked for many years as a lab … View More

  • Belvidere

    Edward J. “Ted” Sherman

    Belvidere, IL Edward (Ted) Jess, Sherman, 78, of Belvidere, IL, passed away on Jan 15, 2017, in the loving presence of his family. The son of Thelma (Giffey) and Henry “Hank” Sherman. He was born on November 5th, 1938, in Sheyboygan, WI.  He married the love of his life and best friend, Joan Kurkowski on February 7, 1958.  Edward retired in 1998 from being a longtime dedicated driver for Cassens Transport in Belvidere and Secretary of Treasurer for Teamsters Local 325. Being a proud brother of Teamsters 325, he sat on many committees and boards for the Local. He also served as President of Capron Rescue Squad, served as board…