• Springfield

    Janet Lucille Welch

    Janet Lucille Welch, 81, of Springfield, went home to the Lord on August 31, 2018 at Heritage Health, surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 13, 1936 in East St. Louis, IL to Robert Lynn and Viola Harton Cain. She married Reverend Walter Welch in 2006 and he preceded her in death on January 30, 2017. Her parents also preceded her in death. She is survived by one daughter, Sherri (Randy) Spears of Belleville; one sister, Gloria (James) Middleton of Springfield; one nephew, Jim (Cherry) Middleton Jr.; one niece, Lynn (Brian) Romanotto; two great nephews, one great niece, one great-great nephew, one great-great niece, and several cousins. Janet…

  • Auburn,  Divernon

    Frances (Seiz) Mellinger-Booth

    Frances (Seiz) Mellinger-Booth Frances C. (Seiz) Mellinger-Booth, 100 of Girard formerly of Pawnee was called home August 30, 2018. She was born Sept. 30, 1917 in Curran, the daughter Frank and Rebecca Seiz.  She was preceded in death by one brother, Leroy Seiz and one sister, Kathryn Sanders. She married Willard J. Mellinger on Dec. 7, 1938 and he preceded her in death.  She later married Carl Booth in 1971 and he is also deceased. Surviving are two sons, John Mellinger of Pawnee a…

  • Barrington,  Crystal Lake,  Lake Zurich

    Janet Black

    Janet Black Janet M. Black, 79, of Crystal Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 31, 2018. She was born July 9, 1939 in Pigeon, MI, the daughter of Bernard Kreh and Leona Agnes Heron. Janet was a member of the National Foster Parents Association, and was a loving foster parent to 35 children. She was an active member of the Real Life Church of The Nazarene and an active member of the McHenry County Mental Health Board. In her spare time, Janet enjoyed crocheting, traveli…

  • Carmi,  Norris City

    Edith Kent

    Edith Kent   Edith L. Kent. 99, of Carmi, passed away at 12:23 a.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. She was born in Saline County on January 26, 1919 the daughter of Ernest and Letha (Tarrant) Cozart. Edith married William Joseph Kent on May 25, 1939 and he preceded her in death on October 12, 1994. She was a receptionist for Dr. Veetch and Dr. Myrna and she had also worked at Steins Flowers. Edith was a member of the First United Methodist… &nb…

  • Champaign,  Mahomet

    Doris Wenzel

    Doris Wenzel Doris Jean Wenzel passed away peacefully the evening of Aug. 29, 2018, at her beautiful home in Mahomet. She was born Doris Evon Waggoner on Feb. 11, 1940, to Glen Carl and Olive “Ruth” (Coen) Waggoner of Paradise Township, Ill. She was the youngest of 10 sisters and two brothers. At the age of 2, the 10 sisters were taken from their parents, made wards of the court and separated while their two brothers were serving in World War II. Doris was then adopted by Forest… Doris Jean…

  • Charleston

    Mary Brickey

    DECATUR — Mary Alice Brickey, 91, of Decatur, IL passed away peacefully at her residence with her family by her side, August 30, 2018.Mary was born May 19, 1947 in Cambridge City, IN, the daughter of William Samuel and Lillie…

  • Charleston

    Lois Spaniol

    CHARLESTON, IL – Lois J. Spaniol, age 86 of Charleston, went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, August 30, 2018 while at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. The Funeral Mass honoring and celebrating her life will begin at 11:00 a.m.…

  • Elmhurst

    Jacqueline “Jackie” Lang Fricke

    Jacqueline “Jackie” Lang Fricke (nee Plein), 94, longtime resident of Elmhurst, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2018.  Beloved wife of Larry Fricke, mother of Holly (Phil) Coffin, step-mother of Paula (Carol) Fricke, Ann (Bart) Ost, and Jean (Dan) Hursh. Grandmother of Roger (Emma), Peter and Jennifer Coffin, Ben (Julia) Ost, Bekah (Dan) Carlson, and Andy and Daniel Hursh. Great-grandmother of Beatrice Ost.  She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Esther Plein, and her first husband of 30 years, Roger Lang. Born in 1924 in Harvey, IL, and raised in Dubuque, Iowa, Jackie met Roger Lang in Dubuque and they were…

  • Forreston,  Freeport

    Sandra O. Nugent

    Sandra O. Nugent November 2, 1938 – August 30, 2018 Sandra O. Nugent, 79, of Freeport, died Thursday, August 30, 2018 in Presence St. Joseph Center. Sandra was born Novembe… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Lake Zurich,  Palatine

    Lilia Morales12/7/62 – 8/30/18

    Visitation for Lilia Morales, 55, of Streamwood, will be from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy Palatine. Prayers will be said at 9:00 AM, Friday, September 7, 2018, also at the funeral home, proceeding to Mision San Juan Diego Church, 2323 N. Wilke Rd Arlington Heights for a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM. The Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery Des Plaines. Lilia was born on December 7, 1962 in Mexico. She passed on Thursday, August 30, 2018 in Hoffman Estates. The post Lilia Morales<br>12/7/62 – 8/30/18 appeared first on Ahlgrim Family Funeral Services.

  • Sandwich

    Nancy D. McFadden

    Nancy D. Larson McFadden, 67, of Somonauk, IL passed away, Friday, August 31, 2018 at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL. She was born March 23, 1951 in Sandwich, IL the daughter of Arland and Sigvarda (Anderson) Larson. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk, IL. Before retiring Nancy worked at Allsteel in Aurora for 23 years and then at Lyon Metal Products in Montgomery for 19 years. She loved to read, spend time with her dogs, garage sales, and spend time with her family. She is survived by one brother, Bruce (Adelle) Larson of Pleasant Plains, IL; one sister, Karen Huss of Somonauk, IL; a…

  • Schaumburg


    MARILYN LOUISE POPP Born: February 19, 1950 Died: August 24, 2018 Visitation: Friday, August 31, 2018 10:00 am Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg Prayers begin at 12:00 pm Interment: St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, IL Marilyn Louise Popp, 68, a resident of Schaumburg since 1973 was born on February 19, 1950 in Cherrypoint, NC to the late Edward and the late Virginia (nee Hardee), and passed away peacefully on August 24, 2018 in Elk Grove Village. Marilyn was proud to have graduated in the first graduating class from Elk Grove Village High School. Marilyn was the loving stepdaughter of the late Louise; dear sister of Charles…

  • Moline

    Morris, Vickie

    Morris, Vickie August 12, 1950 – August 29, 2018 Vickie Sue Morris, 68, of Colona, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at her residence. Visitation…

  • Oak Park

    Mary Johnson Hunt

    Mary Johnson Hunt August 6, 1915 – August 22, 2018 Mary J. Hunt, nee Johnson, age 103, of River Forest; beloved wife of the late Lawrence Halley Hunt; loving mother of Tho… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Schaumburg


    BETH A. KRISS Born: October 22, 1980 Died: August 31, 2018 Visitation: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg Beth A. Kriss (nee Raymond), 37, a resident of Bolingbrook was born on October 22, 1980 in La Grange to Frank and the late Karen (nee Farley), and passed away on August 30, 2018. Beth was the loving wife of Thomas; devoted mother of Aiden and Keegan; beloved sister of Amanda (Ben Riley) and Michael (Karen) Raymond and dear friend to many. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Beth’s name…

  • Schaumburg


    WILLIAM D. DUBINSKI, SR. Born: July 20, 1946 Died: April 29, 2018 Visitation: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg Celebration of Life Service: Begins at 12:30 pm William D. Dubinski Sr., 72, a resident of Schaumburg for 23 years and formerly of Chicago was born on July 20, 1946 in Chicago to the late Joseph and the late Mary (nee Tomaszewska), and passed away August 29, 2018 at Loyola. William was the loving husband of 49 years to Kathleen (nee Ludtke); devoted father of Victoria (Charles) Young and William Jr. (Lisa); beloved grandfather of Meaghan Young; fond brother of…

  • Aledo


    Marlyn “Marlin” William Boruff died August 27, 2018, at his home in Venice, Florida. He was born in Eliza Township, Mercer County, Illinois, on his parents’ farm.In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to any veterans’ organization, the Noble Essley Museum in Aledo where he donated WWII material, or Grace United Methodist Church, 400 E. Field Ave., Venice, FL 34285, or the Buffalo Prairie Presbyterian Church.

  • Schaumburg


    AUGUST ROBERT CORSO Born: March 12, 1948 Died: April 6, 2018 Memorial Visitation: Sunday, October 14, 2018 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg Memorial Service: Begins at 12:00 pm For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post. Send Flowers

  • Chandlerville,  Greenview,  Havana,  Manito,  Mason City,  Petersburg,  San Jose

    Ronald W. Wistehuff

    Manito—Ronald W. Wistehuff, 82, of rural Forest City passed away at 11:35 P.M. on August 28, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born June 12, 1936 the son of Wayne V. and Frances Seelye Wistehuff. He married Pauline Frederick on September 10, 1955 in Peoria and she preceded him in death on April 1, 2017. Surviving are two daughters, Deborah (David) Veltman of Morton and Marian (Steve) Gray of Pekin; one son, Michael Wistehuff of Algonquin. Ron has six grandchildren, Laura (Denny) Hoyland, John (Tara) Veltman, Andy (Ann) Gray, Tara (Jason) Juchems, Timothy Wistehuff and Nathan Wistehuff. He also has seven great grandchildren. One brother, James (Ulla)…

  • Springfield

    Larry E. Hubbard

    Larry E. Hubbard, 70, of Chatham, died at 5:15 pm, Monday, August 27, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on September 8, 1947 in Carrollton, IL to Stanley and Hazel (Ridings) Hubbard. He married Ada “Babe” Angle on December 18, 1971. He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Stacey Wallace of Chatham; one son, Doug Hubbard of Springfield and his canine companions, Smokey and Bandit. Larry was a United States Army veteran serving in Germany with heavy artillery. He was the valedictorian from Greenfield High School for his graduating class. He earned double bachelor’s degrees for mathematics and computers science. He received an MBA from the University…

  • Crestwood

    James Lewis

    James Lewis James L. Lewis, 70 years. Beloved husband of Victoria L., nee Michalec. Devoted father of Edward (Dawn), Daniel (Katie),  Nicole and the late James J.  Loving grandpa of Jocelyn, Alyssa, Samantha, Daniel and Annabella. Dear brother of Ken (Pam). Visitation Wednesday 2-9 P.M. Funeral Thursday, 9:15 A.M. from the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 West 127th Street, Crestwood, to Saint Julie Billiart Catholic Church, 7399 W. 159th Street, Tinley Park, for a 10 A.M. M…

  • Crestwood

    Theresa Wohler

    Theresa Wohler Theresa Wohler, 79 years.  Beloved wife of the late Harry D.  Loving mom of Elizabeth Wohler, Deborah Wohler, Kenneth (Diane) Wohler, Jennifer Wohler, and the late James Wohler.  Cherished grandma of Sarah and Jenna.  Dear aunt of Scott Zablotny and many more nieces and nephews.  Fond sister in law of Josephine Wohler. Memorial service Saturday, September 15th, 12 noon, at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 6001 W. 111th Street, Alsip.  Arrangements entruste…

  • Aurora

    Wilma A. Hauer

    Wilma Anna (Beyer) Hauer, 98, of Aurora, Illinois, passed away at Jennings Terrace in Aurora on August 28, 2018. Wilma was born on November 28, 1919, in Montgomery, Illinois. She married Alvis Hauer in 1942. The couple settled in Montgomery, where they raised their daughter, Aljene. Wilma loved all dogs, especially her pet Boston Terriers. They always brought a smile to her face. She also enjoyed music, antiques, dancing, and creating new recipes. Wilma is survived by her daughter, Aljene Wendling and son-in-law Ronald of Seattle, Washington, granddaughter Pamela Knepper, husband Grant and great-granddaughter Renee Knepper, all of Hillsboro, Oregon, her sister, Catherine Baker of Waukegan, Illinois, and several nephews…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Nicole Jeanette Larsen

    Nicole Jeanette Larsen, age 42, of Yorkville, IL passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. She was born on June 22, 1976 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Joseph and Shirley (Lee) Ciszek. Nicole was employed for 17 years as a science teacher at Oswego High School in Oswego, IL. She was a graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago with a degree in biology with highest honors. Nicole received two master’s degrees from National Louis University in Chicago, IL and Aurora University in Aurora, IL. She also received additional education in her field. Nicole was a member of the National Education…

  • Lake Zurich,  Palatine

    Betty D. Bakus9/15/24 – 8/29/18

    Visitation for Betty Davis Bakus, 93, of Palatine, will be from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Funeral Services will commence at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 6, 2018, also at the funeral home. The Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, River Grove, IL Betty was born on September 15, 1924 in Hazard, Nebraska to Elisha and Isa Davis. She passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at home. Betty was a registered nurse who served in the US Cadet Nurse Corps during WW2. In 2012, she self-published a children’s book. Betty was the beloved…

  • Morris

    Robert L. Sjostrom

    Robert “Bob” L. Sjostrom, 86, of Morris, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born January 30, 1932 in Morris, he was the son of the late Carl G. and Ethel V. (Weathers) Sjostrom. Bob was educated in Morris schools. He married Dolores P. “Dolly” Sours on November 7, 1975 in Morris. Bob was employed with the Morris Paper Mill for 26 ½ years until their closing and then with Apollo Colors in Rockdale for 16 years, retiring in 1997. He loved flower gardens and enjoyed spending time with Mother Nature. Bob was a former member of the Morris…