• Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Donald Shinn

    Mr. Donald Shinn Mr. Donald Lee Shinn, 64, of Galesburg, Illinois died Tuesday, November, 13, 2018 at 4:53 p.m. in OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. He was born January 18, 1954 in Galesburg the son of Floyd E. and Lelia (Asbury) Shinn. Donald married Charlene Wheeler in 1975 and she survives. Donald is also survived by his four children, Donald (Starla) Shinn of Texas; Todd Shinn of Colorado; Jolene (Jeremy) Hadley of Colorado; and Jodi (Johnny) Rich of Texas, one brother, Chuck (Chris…

  • Aledo,  Alpha,  Woodhull

    David Mills

    David Mills Aledo, IL David E. Mills, 78 of Aledo, IL died Thursday, November 15, 2018 at home. Graveside Services are 11:00 a.m. Monday November 19, 2018 at the Aledo Cemetery where military rites will be conducted. There is no visitation. Fippinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be left to the Mercer County VFW Post #1571 and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com. He was born August 6, 1940 in Davenport, IA to Arthur and Eileen Inman Mills….

  • Burbank,  Orland Park

    Robert T. Mangan

    Robert T. Mangan November 12, 1928 – November 12, 2018 Robert T. Mangan, age 90, of Olympia Fields passed away peacefully at home on his 90th birthday Monday, November 12, 201… View Details

  • DePue

    Wendy Spevak

    Wendy Spevak AURORA — Wendy L. Spevak, 47, passed away at Rush University Medical Center on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. 10:07 am

  • Litchfield

    Gerald Davis

    Gerald Davis Gerald George Davis, 76, of Phelan, CA, formerly of Litchfield, passed away Mon., Nov. 12, 2018 at 8:38 p.m. in Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, CA.  He was born on Aug. 28, 1942 in Litchfield, IL, a son of Stanley Otto & Irene Elizabeth (Kunz) Davis.  Mr. Davis was a Veteran with the U.S. Navy during peacetime.  He graduated Litchfield Community High School & was employed as a truck driver.  Gerald is survived by: 2… Gerald George…

  • DePue

    William Nelson

    William Nelson PRINCETON — William Eugene “Bill” Nelson, 98, of Princeton passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Liberty Village in Princeton. 10:12 am

  • Milan,  Rock Island

    Bessie Hickman

    Bessie Hickman Bessie Ray Hickman 90, transitioned on November 14, 2018 at home surrounded by loved ones. Services will begin with a viewing at 10:00 am and a celebration of life ceremony at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 20th at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Bessie McDonald was born on May 8, 1928 in Louisville, Mississippi to Ezra and Nancy (Triplet) McDonald. Bessie was one of sixteen children between her parents. Bessie Ray McDonald accepted the Lo…

  • Moline

    Juanita Stevens

    Juanita Stevens Juanita Stevens, 102, a resident of Silvis, living happily many years in retirement, passed away, Friday, November 9, 2018, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis. Per Juanita’s wishes, there will be no services.  Cremation rites will take place and burial of cremains will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.  Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline, is assisting the family. Juanita was born on December 27, 1915, in Clinton, IA, the daughter of Harry a…

  • Norridge

    Joseph A. Abbinanti

    Joseph A. Abbinanti May 25, 1933 – November 14, 2018 Joseph A. Abbinanti, age 85, U.S. Navy Veteran. Devoted husband of the late Eileen nee Greif; beloved father of Rosemar… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Oglesby

    Raymond E. Carlson

    Raymond E. Carlson August 31, 1946 – November 14, 2018 Raymond E. Carlson, 72 of Oglesby died at 1:08 a.m. November 14, 2018 in the Emergency Room of Illinois Valley Comm. Hos… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Bethany,  Lovington,  Sullivan

    Karen Lee Tatman

    Karen Lee Tatman October 23, 1941 – November 17, 2018 On Saturday November 17, 2018, Karen Lee (Craig) Tatman of Las Vegas NV, formerly of the Monticello, IL area, loving wif… View Details

  • Canton,  Elmwood

    Judith Loveland

    Judith Loveland Jan 31, 1941 – Nov 17, 2018 Judy A. Loveland Norris-Judy A. Loveland, 77, passed away on Friday, Saturday, November 17, 2018… View Obituary Add a Memory

  • Carlinville

    Elyn A. Pogliano

    Elyn A. (Eastin) Pogliano, 79, of Decatur, formerly of Charleston and Carlinville, passed away at 5 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur. She was born Nov. 29, 1938, in Humboldt to James H. and Grace L. (Dixon) Eastin. She married Clinton C. Pocklington on April 10, 1960; later, she married Merle Pogliano. Mrs. Pogliano had worked at Carlinville High School, Cole City High School and Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. On May 6, 2001, she received a bachelor of arts degree from Eastern Illinois University, where she worked in human resources for several years before retiring in 2012. A devout Christian, she always made sure…

  • Carlinville

    Franklin C. Wallis

    Franklin Carol Wallis, 78, of Shipman passed away Monday morning, Nov. 12, 2018, at his residence in rural Shipman. Franklin was born on Oct. 12, 1940, to Clayborn and Alice (Ham) Wallis in Scottville. He married Judy K. Newby on Aug. 10, 1962, in Harrison, Ark., and they recently celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary. Franklin worked as a forklift operator for Olin Brass for 34.5 years, retiring in 2000. He was a life member of Union District 9 I.A.M.A.W. Franklin loved to fish, as well as hand fish in creeks. He was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed cutting fire wood for his family. Franklin also spent time playing bingo…

  • Carlinville

    Richard D. McCaherty

    Richard D. “Rick” McCaherty, 70, of Carlinville passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 6, 2018, at his residence in rural Carlinville. Rick was born on April 23, 1948, to John L. “Tink” and Ruth E. (Smith) McCaherty in Carlinville. He graduated from Northwestern High School with the class of 1966. Rick served in the U.S. Air Force but was honorably discharged before serving in the Vietnam War. He married Jill S. Leach on Nov. 25, 1989, at Blooming Grove Christian Church in rural Palmyra. Rick started his working career at McDonnell Aircraft Corporation in St. Louis, Mo. He then worked for Schien’s Body and Equipment, as well as in sales for…

  • Carlinville

    Dorothy M. Daugherty

    Dorothy Marie Daugherty, 82, of Carlinville passed away Wednesday morning, Nov. 7, 2018, at Heritage Health Care in Carlinville. Dorothy was born on April 9, 1936, to Melvin Curtis and Pearl Marie (Dickey) Bristow in rural Girard. She graduated from Girard High School with the class of 1954. Dorothy married Jacob Donald Daugherty on March 27, 1954, at New Hope Methodist Church in Girard, and he preceded her in death on June 3, 2008. Dorothy was a salesperson for Avon for 25 years and also served as postmaster in Atwater for many years. She was a member of Rural Methodist Church in Carlinville, enjoyed quilting for her family, and loved…

  • Carlinville

    Robert Garner

    Robert “Bob” Garner, 85, of Lufkin, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at his residence. He was born Jan. 29, 1933, in Green Bay, Wis., to Neil Glenwood Garner and Elna (Jorgensen) Garner. He married Evelyn Inman 60 years ago; she survives. Mr. Garner graduated from high school in Green Bay, Wis., and went to the University of Missouri on an NROTC scholarship; there, he was an honor student in the school of agriculture, studying forestry. In the summer, he sailed to England, France and Cuba. In his sophomore year, he was in a serious automobile accident with a lengthy recovery, resulting in the loss of his scholarship and…

  • Carlinville

    Jon W. Cherry

    Jon W. Cherry, 53, of Benld passed away at 3:10 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at a family member’s residence in Gillespie. He was born Dec. 30, 1964, in Litchfield to Wesley Charles Cherry and Mary Ann (Pickerill) Scopel. He married Christie D. (Alexander) Cherry on July 2, 1998, in Carlinville; she survives. Mr. Cherry was a laborer for Local 338 of Wood River and was a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union 217 of Benld and Ben-Gil Sports Boosters. He enjoyed bowling and fishing and was a family man. In addition to his wife, surviving are his mother, Mary Ann (Bruce) Scopel of Benld; children, Joshua (Kylee) Cherry and…

  • Carlinville

    Dale L. Buhs

    Dale L. Buhs, 94, of Bunker Hill passed away at 12:39 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Heritage Health of Staunton. He was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Bunker Hill to Fred and Olivia (Brenker) Buhs. He married Ella “Pam” Paoni on July 13, 1973; she preceded him in death. Mr. Buhs worked as a forklift operator for Olin for more than 40 years and served as caretaker of the Bunker Hill Cemetery. He was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church of Bunker Hill, a 50-year member of Machinist Union Local 660, a 31-year member of Bunker Hill Fire Department, and a member of VFW Post 4547 of Gillespie,…

  • North Riverside

    Judith Novak of North Riverside

    Judith A. Novak (nee Hanyzewski), age 77 of North Riverside. Loving mother of Christopher and Cathleen (James) Vejr, cherished grandmother of James (Morgan Maxwell), Nicholas and Elizabeth, dear sister of Dan (Elaine) Hanyzewski, fond aunt of many. Judith was a member of the Mater Christi Women’s Guild, the Riverside Township Mental Health Board and Helping Hand Parent Association. She enjoyed crafting, crocheting and reading. Visitation Monday, November 19 2:00pm-8:00pm at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside. Funeral Tuesday, November 20, 9:30am from Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home to Mater Christi Church, Mass 10:00am. Memorial contributions to Mater Christi Church, 2431 S. 10th Avenue, North Riverside, IL 60546 or Helping…

  • Lake Zurich,  Palatine

    Maureen Sherman12/11/32 – 11/14/18

    A Memorial Visitation for Maureen Sherman, 85, of Palatine, will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 9:30 AM until the time of Prayers, 10:30 AM at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy, Palatine. Following Prayers we will process to St. Theresa Catholic Church, 455 N. Benton St., Palatine, for a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. The Interment will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. Maureen was born on December 11, 1932 in Wilmington, DE to Francis and Emily Slattery. She passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Maureen is survived by her husband of 67 years, Harry Sherman; her children, Kate (Chad) Hawley,…

  • Savoy

    Terry Denny

    Terry Denny, 88, died on All Saint’s Day, November 1, 2018, in Savoy, IL. His ashes will be scattered in all his favorite places by his children. A memorial is planned for a future date. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Phyllis, and 4 children; Kerry of Lake St. Louis, MO, Todd of Silver City, NM, Jill of Los Angeles, Ca, and Wendy (Stephen) of Petaluma, CA. Also surviving are 3 grandchildren; Jennifer of Los Angeles, CA, Skylar of Petaluma, CA, and a host of friends. Mr. Denny was born June 6, 1930 in Detroit, MI, a son of Galitzen James and Helen Camille Denny. He married…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Michael T. Froh

    Michael was born May 20, 1976 in Park Ridge, IL to David and Judith Froh, he died suddenly October 27 at home. Mike is survived by his wife, Michelle Baker; his parents, David Froh (Penny), Judy Harkins (Seth), brothers, Ken and Steve Froh (Jenny); and many extended family. Michael grew up in Northbrook and Palatine; he loved animals, he was a good friend and he loved boating and water skiing. Visitation on Sunday, December 2 from 1:00-4:00 pm, eulogies and open sharing from 4:00-5:00 pm at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home at 185 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine. Michael suffered from epilepsy since childhood so in lieu of flowers a donation to epilepsychicago.org…

  • Newark,  Oswego,  Sheridan

    Raymond D. St. John

    Raymond D. St. John June 29, 1937 – November 15, 2018 Raymond D St. John, 81, of Montgomery, IL and formerly of Jasonville, IN died Thursday, November 15th in his home surrou… View Details  |  Send Flowers