• Kewanee

    Beth A. Johnson

    Beth A. Johnson, 84, of Galva, passed away at 5:09 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, at Marigold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Galesburg.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Galva American Legion or to the Alzheimer’s Association

  • Belleville

    Billy R. Menard

    Veteran Billy R. Menard January 31, 2017 Billy R. Menard, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, born Thursday, July 19, 1928, in Chester, IL, died Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois. Billy worked as an Assembly Line Worker for A.O. Smith. Visitation: F… View More

  • Charleston

    Esther Bugenhagen

    STEWARDSON — Esther Martha Bugenhagen, 95, formerly of Shumway, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

  • Belvidere

    William Harvey Garrett

    William Harvey “Bill” Garrett, 69 of Belvidere, IL, formerly of Glendale Heights, IL passed away January 28, 2017.  Born July 29, 1947 in Chicago, IL, he is preceded in death by his father Harvey. He is survived by his mother, Marie; brothers, Chuck (Kathy), Dave (Jeannie), as well as an Uncle, Aunts, Nieces and Nephews. Bill spent over 30 years working at Spraying Systems where he retired from. He was an avid War Gamer for many years, collector of movies, and history buff.  Bill loved his family dearly. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 3, 2017 at St. James Catholic Church, 402 Church St., Belvidere, IL with Rev.…

  • Westchester

    Beatrice Dykstra

    Beatrice Dykstra Send Flowers June 20, 1934 – January 31, 2017 Beatrice Dykstra, nee Vander Veen of Elmhurst, age 82. Beloved wife of the late Cornelius; loving mother of Bruce (Barbara) and Thomas Dysktra; dear sister View full obituary

  • Calumet City

    Joseph Walter Turon

    Joseph Walter Turon Joseph Walter Turon age 94 of Calumet City, Illinois passed away January 27, 2017. Joseph was born November 12, 1922 in Indiana Harbor, Indiana.  He bravely defended his country in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1946 while serving on the USS Eichenberger during World War II. Joseph later worked in business with his father Ignatius Turon at Judges Club in Calumet… Joseph Walter Turon age 94 of Calumet City, Illinois passed away January 2…

  • Burbank,  Orland Park

    Charles F. Imburgia

    Charles F. Imburgia June 16, 1937 – January 31, 2017 Imburgia, Charles F. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Imburgia (nee McDonald). Devoted father of Charles (Karen)… View Details  

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    John Sciortino

    John Sciortino of Palatine, 78. Born September 20,1938 in Chicago, IL. He passed away January 31, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Sciortino (nee Lewandowski), dedicated father of Jeffrey John Sciortino and Kristine Rose (Mark) VanderPloeg; devoted grandfather of Kayla Rose and Anna Elizabeth; dear brother to Mary Jo (Lawrence) Hoyle and cherished brother-in-law to Stanley Lewandowski. John dedicated his life to providing for his family and caring for them every single day of his life. His true love was his wife and has missed her dearly. John also treasured his time with friends from Motorola and his daily camaraderie at Midtown Athletic Club. He is…

  • Marion

    Clifford E. “Cliff” Moeller

    MARION — Clifford E. “Cliff” Moeller, 68, passed away at 10:26 a.m. Jan. 29, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Belleville, the son of Elroy and Lucille (Niemeier) Moeller. He married Eunice A. Cornwell, and together they shared 34 years of marriage. Cliff was a longtime member of Apostolic House of Worship in Marion. He graduated in 1963 from Washington County Public High School and received […]

  • Grayslake

    Magdalen Jonker

    Magdalen Jonker, 93, a resident of Round Lake Heights, IL, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.  She was born February 16, 1923 in Chicago.  Magdalen was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Round Lake and served on the altar and rosary society.  She was a housewife and served as the first Treasurer of  Round Lake Heights from 1961-1982.  Magdalen is survived by her children John, James (Helen), Joseph, and Janet (Steve) Sanders, her grandchildren Alicia Jonker, Matthew Jonker, Nichlas Jonker, Adam Jonker, Steven Sanders, and Jennifer McKay, her great-grandchildren Gabriella Sanders, Wyatt Jonker, Magdalen McKay, and Ava Sanders.  She was preceded in…

  • Macomb

    Charles Edward Young

    Lt. Charles Edward Young, Schuyler Co. Sheriff’s Dept. (Ret.), 84, of Rushville passed away at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville. He was born May 16, 1932, in Powhatan Point, Ohio, the son of the late William Wayne and Sarah Elizabeth Green Young.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Bounds officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery […]

  • Mount Vernon

    Arlene Austin

    Arlene Austin April 26, 1943 – January 31, 2017 Arlene Austin, 73, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 3:29 A.M. Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samar… View Details  |  Send Flowers  

  • Taylorville

    Jonne Louise Welton

    Jonne Louise Welton, 79 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 6:25 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Taylorville. She was born on October 29, 1937 in Ashland, OH the Daughter of Ralph and Gladys (Ricker) Worst. She graduated from Ashland Highschool and Business College in Omaha, NE. Jonne worked for the Federal Government in Washington D.C. as a librarian and she later worked for Standard Mutual Insurance Company in Springfield, IL for 29 years until retirement. Surviving are her Sisters: Judy (Bob) Baldridge of Arizona, Janet Fackler of Ohio; Life Long Friend: Loretta Luttrell, Extended family: Darlene Collebrusco, Nancy Andrews, and Joyce Woods; Several Nieces, Nephews…

  • Mount Vernon

    Ellis, Sylvia

    Sylvia Maxine Ellis, 74, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 8:40 P.M. Sunday, January 29, 2017 at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born Monday, October 26, 1942 in Blytheville, Arkansas to parents, Eules & Juanita Reese. She married Larry Ellis, Sr. on May 28, 1967 in Blytheville, Arkansas and he survives. A Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens…

  • Sterling

    Karen S. McGinn Coffey

    Karen S. McGinn Coffey WALTHAM, Massachusetts – Karen Sue McGinn Coffey, 61, formerly of Sterling, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, after a short illness. Jan. 30, 2017 – 10:00 pm

  • Champaign

    Marjorie Beal

    DECATUR – Marjorie R. Beal, 95, of Decatur, formerly of Clinton, died at 9:25 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 26, 2017) at Primrose Retirement Community, Decatur. read more

  • Des Plaines

    Arthur A. Grewe

    Arthur A. Grewe Send Flowers August 20, 1908 – January 27, 2017 Arthur A. Grewe, 108 of Bellevue, IA (formerly of Des Plaines) peacefully passed away on January 27, 2017. Arthur was born on August 20, 1908. View full obituary

  • Zeigler

    Jo Ann (Spegal) Halleran of Mulkeytown, Illinois, October 8, 1929 – November 13, 2016

    Jo Ann (Spegal) Halleran, 87, of Mulkeytown, Illinois passed away at 11:45 a.m., Sunday, November 13, 2016 at her home with her loving family at her side. Jo Ann was born October 8, 1929 in Hurst, Illinois to Ralph Waldo and Edna (Masters) Spegal. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ralph and Babetta Halleran of Mulkeytown; grandchildren, Christy and Joe Howerton, Jennifer Halleran, Cassandra Wallace, Cindy Halleran and Ryan and Emily Shirley and cousins, Eva Lou and LeRoy Bair and Penry and Terry Cockrum. Her parents, her beloved daughter, Janice Mayers, a cousin, Joyce Robinson and a dear friend, Vi Davis preceded her in death. An avid cook,…

  • Springfield

    Clifford Foster Bee

    Clifford Foster Bee, Jr., 73, of Springfield, died at 6:00 pm, Monday, January 30, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 3, 1943 in Springfield, to Clifford and Vera Liggett Bee, Sr. He married Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Coleman on June 10, 1967 and she survives. Also surviving are his three children, Jay (Janet) Bee of Athens, Angela Bee and Betsy (Dale) Jackson both of Springfield; six granddaughters, Amber Wessing, Andrea Wessing, Bree Donathan, Kelsey Bee, Brandi Owens and Keyaira Jackson; four grandsons, Bradley Wheeler, Clifford Bee, Tony Wessing and LaMarcus Pool; eight great grandchildren, Haylee Roach, Jayla Wessing, Benjamin Lloyd, II, Jazmyn Wartenbe, Braylyn Grover, John Ward, Briar Bee,…

  • Bloomington

    Sherman Bowen

    GIBSON CITY — Sherman L. Bowen, 78, of Gibson City, died at 11:20 p.m. Friday (Jan. 27, 2017) at Gibson Area Hospital Annex, Gibson City.

  • Dyer,  Momence,  South Holland,  Steger

    Aspen Scott Wilson

    Aspen Scott Wilson February 09, 1995 – January 27, 2017 Aspen Scott Wilson, age 21, of Munster, IN, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017. Loving son of Forrest and Lisa (nee Neff) Wilson. Dear brother View full obituary

  • Shelbyville

    Pope, Emelia

    Emelia Marie Pope, 2 ½ , of Cowden passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at her home. Born August 18, 2014, she was the daughter of Chris A. and Brea M. (Tucker) Pope. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at First Christian Church, 404 E. Locust St. Cowden. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church. Interment will take place at Mound Cemetery, Cowden. Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden is assisting the family. Surviving are her parents of Cowden; two brothers Hunter and Tucker Pope of Cowden; grandparents Tzena Tucker of Cowden, Robin and Wess Shellenbarger of Herrick, and Kent…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Rose Zoubi Hopson nee Foleno, age 91, of Lombard passed away January 29, 2017

    Rose Zoubi Hopson nee Foleno, age 91, of Lombard passed away January 29, 2017. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 1st, from 3 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. Funeral Services will be held Thursday , February 2nd, with prayers at 9:30 AM from Brust Funeral Home to Christ the King Church for 10 AM Mass. Entombment will follow at Queen of Heaven Mausoleum. Mrs. Hopson is survived by her loving sisters, Grace Werckenthien of Crete and Reda Baker of Addison; many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins and other relatives. Mrs. Hopson is preceded in death by her husbands, Joseph Zoubi…

  • Harrisburg

    DrexEllen “Drex” Armstrong

    HARRISBURG – DrexEllen “Drex” Armstrong, 71, of Rochester, formerly of Harrisburg, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Memorial Medical Center. She was born Oct. 19, 1945, in Harrisburg, the daughter of Carl Drexel and Mary Ellen (Johns) Beggs. She married David Armstrong on May 4, 1974, in Harrisburg. Drex graduated from U. of I. in 1967, received her master’s in 1968 from SIUC, taught school in Paxton for five years and […]