• La Salle

    Rose Mary Casolari

    Rose Mary (Bartoli) Casolari, 71, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Arlington and Cherry, passed away Jan. 20, 2017, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers from complications related to pneumonia. Rose was surrounded by her husband and children…

  • Gillespie

    Cole, Harlen

    Cole, Harlen November 26, 1928 – January 21, 2017 Harlen Gene Cole, 88, of Carlinville, IL died at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL on Saturday, January… Memorial Service – Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

  • Westchester

    Philip P. Bouzeos

    Philip P. Bouzeos Send Flowers October 02, 1920 – January 19, 2017 After 96 years of living a blessed life and deeply loved by family and friends, Philip Bouzeos passed away peacefully on January 19. View full obituary

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Mrs. Betty Dolezal

    Betty Dolezal, nee Thornquist, age 81, passed away on Jan. 3, 2017 in Chicago, Ill. Wife of the late George Dolezal. Loving daughter of the late Elsie & Elmer Thornquist. Dear sister to USAF Ret., & DDS Robert (Carol) Thornquist of CA and Charles Thornquist of Rockford; devoted sister-in-law of the late Rev. Richard Dolezal. Aunt to Dr. Robert (Elpida) Thornquist of Alaska. Dr. Steven (Betsy) Thornquist of Conn., Dr. Lisa Thornquist of CA and Carolyn Thornquist of NY. Grand aunt of 6 nieces and nephews. Cousin of Gene & Pat Houghton of IL, Bob & Charlene Houghton of IL, Lorraine Blust of CO, Linda Cornell of CO and 11…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Betty A. Travnicek

    Elizabeth  A. “Betty”  Travnicek  (nee Buretz) age 85, of the LaGrange Highlands. Beloved wife of the late Leonard “Leo” W.; loving mother of Teresa (Ray) Keenan, Deborah (Michael) Brown; Len W. II and Kenneth (Lauralynn); devoted grandmother of Katie, Hannah, and Raymond Keenan, Colleen Fox, Madalynn and Kailynn Travnicek; dear sister of Steve (Lena) Buretz and Ann (Dave) Hinman. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 3 until 9pm at Hallowell & James Funeral Home 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Prayers will begin on Friday, Jan. 27th at 9:15am from the chapel and proceed to St. Cletus Church in LaGrange for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10…

  • Benton

    Lux, Marilyn

    Lux, Marilyn July 6, 1941 – January 20, 2017 Marilyn L. Lux, 75, of Benton, passed away at 4:15 a.m., on Friday, January 20, 2017, in Benton, IL…. Visitation – Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Funeral Service – Friday, January 27, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

  • Macomb

    William (Bill) John Ramsdale, Jr.

    William (Bill) John Ramsdale, Jr., formerly of Bushnell passed away Dec. 25, 2016, at the Mission Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Mission, Texas. He was born on Sept. 12, 1939, to William John Ramsdale, Sr. and Dora (Warren) Ramsdale in Madison, Wis.He was married to Mary Joyce (DeWolfe) Wexell. He owned and operated two Ben Franklin stores in Galva and Bushnell. After he retired he worked as a pressman at the Macomb Journal for awhile.He was a member of the First United […]

  • Taylorville

    Larry J. Besson

      Larry J. Besson, 74, of Stonington passed away at 6:30 P.M. on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on October 20, 1942 in Taylorville, the son of Hyppolite and Blanche (Campbell) Besson. On August 24, 1963 he married Mary Jane Hodges in Augusta, Georgia. Larry was a veteran of the US Army, specializing in communications. Larry retired as an electrician for Caterpillar, where he worked for over 30 years. He was a member of the Stonington First Baptist Church. Larry devoted much of his life to the American Legion and served in many capacities including: Post Commander and Financial Officer for Post…

  • Aledo


    Robert Gamer, 70, of Viola, Illinois died Monday, January 23, 2017 at Genesis Senior Living, Aledo.Cremation has been accorded. A memorial visitation will be held Thursday, January 26th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. The family request no flowers and memorials be directed to the donor’s choice.

  • Champaign

    Darenda Curry

    FITHIAN – Darenda Kay Curry, 38, of Fithian passed away at 9:38 p.m. Friday (Jan. 20, 2017) at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana. read more

  • Belleville

    Burl R. Cochran

    Burl R. Cochran January 23, 2017 Burl R. Cochran, 84, of O’Fallon, Illinois, born Thursday, December 8, 1932, in Fisk, MO, died Monday, January 23, 2017 at Granite Nursing and Rehab Center. Burl worked as a Storekeeper for Norfolk and Southern Railroad. He was a member of Gateway… View More

  • Belvidere

    Bernard Schmalen

    Bernard P. Schmalen, 86, of Belvidere IL, passed away Sunday, January 22,2017 with his loving family at his side. Bernard was born December 4, 1930 in Charles City, IA, the son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Nellis) Schmalen. He married Maxine Della Ries on May 22, 1951 in Charles City, Iowa. Bernie drove a gas truck for R.J. Daniels Fuel and Tire for over 25 years. Bernie was a member of the VFW and a past member of the Eagles Club. He adored spending time with his family; and hunting and fishing when he could. Bernie loved cheering on the Chicago Cubs and the Green Bay Packers. Bernard is loved and…

  • Bloomington

    Rodney L. Bishop

    Rodney L. Bishop age 57 of Bloomington, IL passed away at 9:28 AM on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at his residence. His memorial service will be 5:00 P.M. Tuesday (January 17, 2017) at Victory Christian Center 18180 US 150 Bloomington, IL. Pastor Ed Herald will be officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Private inurnment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to his daughter, Daughter, Beverly Fenton 501 W. MacArthur St., Bloomington IL. 61701 for funeral expenses.   Rodney was born November 15, 1959 in Galesburg, IL the son of Robert L. and Beverly…

  • Burbank,  Orland Park

    Joseph Kiefer

    Joseph Kiefer February 9, 1950 – January 22, 2017 Kiefer Jr., Joseph “Joey K.” Age 66 of Chicago, IL, passed on January 22, 2017 following a brief courageous battle wi… View Details  

  • Kewanee

    Ruth M. Harvey

    Ruth M. Harvey, 94, of Kewanee, died at 1:21 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Hillcrest Home, rural Geneseo.Cremation has been accorded and a private memorial service will be held at a later date. Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee, is in charge of arrangements.

  • Grayslake

    William Herman Protine

    William Herman Protine, 89, a resident of Third Lake, passed away peacefully at his home, on Sunday, January 22, 2017.  He was born November 25, 1927 in Antioch, IL to Paul and Elsie Protine.  William was a World War II veteran having served during the Pacific Theater.  He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters for 65 years, an avid traveler and fisherman.  William attended church faithfully and was strong in his Christian faith.  He last attended the Village Church of Gurnee.  William is survived by his children Paula Protine of Waukegan, Andrea Protine of Waukegan, and William I. (Vivien) Protine of Koror Palau, his grandchildren Monica Protine…

  • Oak Lawn

    Mark B. Hansen

    Mark B. Hansen, 34 years. Beloved and cherished son of Marcie nee Rouse & Steven Hansen.  Loving brother of Courtney L. Hansen. Devoted grandson of Christel (the late Charles) Hansen & the late  George & Marcia Rouse. Treasured nephew of Barbara (Dave) Jensen, LeeAnne Grens, Debbie (the late John) Lalla, Patty (Tim) Foley, Patricia (the late Michael) Hansen & Carol (Ron) Kunst. Special cousin and loyal friend of many. Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Services will take place Saturday at 11:00 am. Interment private. Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 9 pm. A very heartfelt thank you to the University of Chicago Nursing Staff as…

  • East Dubuque

    Dolores M Bonnet

    Dolores M Bonnet January 23, 2017 Mrs. Ralph (Dolores M. “Dee” Maus) Bonnet, 97, of East Dubuque, IL, passed away on Monday morning, January 23, 2017, at home.Visitation will be from View full obituary

  • Mount Vernon

    DeAndray Anthony Jackson

    DeAndray Anthony Jackson September 24, 1990 – January 20, 2017 DeAndray Anthony Jackson, 26, of North Highland, California passed away at 6:33 P.M. Friday, January 20, 2017 at Crossro… View Details  |  Send Flowers  

  • Mount Vernon

    Dickey, Patsy

    ,78, died 1-22-2017. Visitation will be held 1-25-2017 from 10AM-11AM at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville. Graveside Service will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser at 11:30AM.

  • La Salle,  Lostant,  Oglesby,  Ottawa,  Peru

    Wayne Hubbs, Jr.

    Wayne Hubbs, Jr. November 25, 1971 – January 21, 2017 Wayne Hubbs, Jr., 45, of Ottawa, died on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Priva… View Details  |  Send Flowers  

  • Momence

    Frances E. Russell

    Frances E. Russell April 29, 1949 – January 23, 2017 Frances E. Russell, 67, of North Judson, Indiana, formerly of Momence, IL, died on Monday, January 23, 2017, at the VNA … View Details  |  Send Flowers  

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Janet Roundtree

    Janet Roundtree Janet C. Roundtree, 72, of Wenona, died peacefully on January 16, 2017 in O.S.F. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday in First Presbyterian Church in Wenona with Rev. Frank Silas officiating. Burial will be in Wenona Cemetery. Visitation will be in the church on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona is assisting her… Janet C. Roundtree, 72, of Wenona, died peacefully on January 16, 2017 in …

  • Moline

    Albert Dunton

    Albert E. “Al” Dunton, 84, of Moline, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.