• McLeansboro

    SHEPHERD, Thomas Jul 31, 1955 – Jan 28, 2019

    Thomas G. Shepherd, 63, of Danville, passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at 9:20 p.m. Thomas was born on July 31, 1955, the son of James and Frances Shepherd. On Nov. 27, 1982, he married the love of his life, Julia Thoma, and they have spent the 36 years together; she survives. Also surviving are sons, John (Lindsey) Shepherd, Jeremy (Shelby Crawford) Shepherd; daughters, Brittany (Joseph) Stelzer, Mindy High; brothers, James Shepherd, Bruce Shepherd, Toby Shepherd, Tony Stepherd, John Shepherd; grandchildren, Jacee, Ronnie, Landen, Charity, Jaiden, Aubrie, Emily, Jack, Uriah, Trinity, Tommy, Maddy; sister-in-law, Kandis (Phil) Conn; and brother-in-law, Jeff Thoma Thomas is preceded in death by his parents,…

  • McLeansboro

    George Karcher

    George Karcher George Richard Karcher, 95, a resident of Dahlgren, Illinois, passed away Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. He was born October 27, 1923 in Dahlgren, IL, the son of Albert N. and Mary Louise (Miller) Karcher.  George was a United States Army Veteran having served during World War 2 and was the owner and operator of Karcher Grocery in Dahlgren for over 40 years. George is survived by his daughter, Karen (Mike) Karcher of Dahlgren; th…

  • Mechanicsburg,  Rochester,  Springfield

    Donald Ruggles

    Donald Ruggles Donald Lee Ruggles, 57, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital. Donald was born on September 30, 1961 in Las Vegas, NV the son of Robert Earl and Hallie Frances Robinson Ruggles. Donald was a bus driver for 29 years, most recently for First Student in Springfield.  He had also worked for Big Lots, Walmart and as a truck driver.  He was a member of Central Laborers’ Local 477.  He loved playing card games, his favorite……

  • Milan,  Rock Island

    Virginia “Ginny” Horton

    Virginia “Ginny” Horton                Virginia “Ginny” M. Horton, 93, of Milan, peacefully passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at her residence.                   Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan.  Visitation will be held from 5 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, January 3…

  • Milan,  Rock Island

    Stella Dennison

    Stella Dennison Stella Beverly “Bev” Dennison, 85, of Milan, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Rosewood Care Center, Moline.  A Funeral Service for Bev will be 10 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 4th Ave. E, Milan.  Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Stella was born on May 24, 1933 in Rock Island, a daughter of Aubrey and Lavon….

  • Morton Grove

    Patrick O’Hara

    Patrick O’Hara Morton Grove Patrick O’Hara, 91, of Morton Grove. Funeral from Simkins Funeral Home 6251 Dempster St. Morton Grove, IL 60053 Saturday, Feruary 2nd at 9:30 a.m. to St. Martha Church 8523 Georgiana Ave. Morton Grove, IL 60053. Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Visitation Friday, February 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (847) 965-2500  Patrick O’Hara, 91, of Morton Grove. Funeral from Simkins Funeral Home 6251 Dempster St. Morton Grove, IL 60053 Saturday, Feru…

  • Morton Grove

    Irene Luczak

    Irene Luczak Skokie Irene Luczak, 87 of Skokie, beloved wife of the late Alez; loving aunt of Robert Stevens and the late Lee Goltz; loving friend of John Spicer, Gerri Selkowski, Bridget McNichols, and Amy Hellwig. Visitation at St. Martha Church 8523 Georgiana Ave. Morton Grove, IL 60053 Tuesday, February 5th from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the church appreciated. (847) 965-2500 Irene Luczak, 87 o…

  • Mount Olive

    Jimmy Korunka Jr.

    Jimmy Korunka Jr. Mt. Olive Name: Jimmy Ray Korunka Jr.  Age: 36 Address: Mount Olive, IL Died: Saturday, January 26, 2019 3:00 A.M. Place: ST. John’s  Hospital, Springfield, IL Born: July 13, 1982  Place: Litchfield, IL Father: Jimmy Ray “Bowie” Korunka Sr. Mother: Kimberly Michelle Selander Korunka Schooling: Attended Mt. Olive Grade School and Mt. Olive High School for  a short time and later received his GED Occupation: Laborer and mason, working in construction. Inter…

  • Mount Sterling

    Rusty Creviston

    Rusty Creviston Mrs. Rusty Lavonne Creviston, age 69, of Mt. Sterling, Illinois passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at her residence. She was born May 4, 1949 in Hersman, Illinois the daughter of George V. “Shorty” and Hetti Grace “Kate” Orr Griggs.  She married James P. Creviston on September 24, 2016 in Mt. Sterling, Illinois and he preceded her in death on December 3, 2018. Mrs. Creviston worked for Dot Foods in Mt. Sterling for 17 years.  She graduated Perry… Mrs. Rusty …

  • Mount Sterling

    Mary Ann Logsdon

    Mary Ann Logsdon Mary Ann Logsdon, age 76, of Versailles, Illinois passed away at 2:35 a.m., Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville, Illinois. She was born in Quincy, Illinois on August 30, 1942, the only child of John Harold and Loretta Clara Wort Fitzsimons. She married William Robert “Bob” Logsdon on June 30, 1962 in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mount Sterling, Illinois, and he survives.  She is also survived by four children Jeff (Wendy)… Mary An…

  • Mount Sterling

    Joseph “Larry” Madsen

    Joseph “Larry” Madsen Joseph L. “Larry” Madsen, age 82, of Versailles, Illinois passed away at 10:05 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2019 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling. Joseph L. “Larry” Madsen, age 82, of Versailles, Illinois passed away at 10:05 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2019 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Hendricker… View   Send Flowers

  • Mount Sterling

    Eileen Renaker

    Eileen Renaker         Eileen Renaker, age 98, a resident of The Arbors in Quincy, Illinois and formerly of Mt. Sterling, Illinois passed away at 2:01 p.m. Monday, January 28, 2019 at the nursing home. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling.         Eileen Renaker, age 98, a resident of The Arbors in Quincy, Illinois and formerly of Mt. Sterling, Illinois passed away at 2:01 p.m. Monday, January 28, 2019 at the… View   Send Flowers

  • Mount Vernon

    Vasiliki Hassakis

    Vasiliki Hassakis Mount Vernon, Illinois Vasiliki Serepisos Hassakis, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois was born and raised in Paleros, Greece. In the 1960’s she moved to Wellington, New Zealand and married Ioannis “John” Hassakis. They had two children, Demetrios Hassakis and Polly Hassakis Hartman. In the 1970’s the family moved to Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Vasiliki and her husband eventually opened a restaurant “Jimmie James Blue Goose.” Vasiliki was an excellent cook who worked very hard. Her loy…

  • Mount Vernon

    Deliliah Peacock

    Deliliah Peacock Mattoon, Illinois Delilah Ellen Peacock, 78, of Mattoon, Illinois passed away at 4:30 P.M. January 26, 2019 at her residence. She was born June 20, 1940 in Benton, Illinois to the late Fred G. and Tempa Lavada (Harrell) Reed. She married Richard Ray Peacock on June 6, 1965 and he preceded her in death on June 18, 2017. Ellen is survived by her son, Christian Peacock  and wife, Mary, of Lansing, Michigan; daughter, Lila Peacock and husband, Clark Medley, of Fairview Heigh…

  • Mount Vernon

    Robert Aydt

    Robert Aydt Bonnie, Illinois Robert L. Aydt, 86, of Bonnie, Illinois passed away at 8:14 A.M. January 27, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born September 11, 1932 in Belle Rive, Illinois to John N. and Pauline (Loehr) Aydt. He married Elizabeth Fechtner on October 12, 1962 and she preceded him in death on December 10, 1997. Robert is survived by his son Robert L. Aydt, Jr. of Bonnie, Illinois and two sisters, Paula Powers and husband, Donald of Bonn…

  • Mount Vernon

    Ron Kahtz

    Ron Kahtz Mount Vernon, Illinois Ronald “Ron” L. Kahtz, 76, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 10:25 P.M. on January 28, 2019 at Nature Trail Nursing home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born February 21, 1942 in Newton, Illinois to the late Norbert Kahtz and Mildred (Franke) Kahtz. He married Rosemary F. (Hale) Kahtz on May 5, 1981 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed with nearly 38 years of marriage. In addition to his wife, Rosemary F. (Hale) Kahtz, Ron is survived by …

  • Mount Vernon

    Anna Hicks

    Anna Hicks Mount Vernon, Illinois Anna M. Hicks, 88, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 2:35 P.M. on January 28, 2019 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born June 2, 1930 in Marion, Ohio to the late Willoby Fout and Alice Mae (Delaney) Hicks. she married Harry Hicks on December 28, 2000 and he precedes her in death. Anna is survived by her three sons, Wayne Hicks, Charles Hicks, and Chris Hicks, all of Mount Vernon, Illinois; five daughters, Cathlene Boykin, of Mount Ve…

  • Newark,  Oswego,  Sheridan

    Alma Schmalz

    Alma Schmalz August 16, 1931 – January 25, 2019 Alma Schmalz, age 87, of North Aurora, IL, passed away peacefully with her husband by her side on Friday, January 25, 20… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Park Ridge

    Elaine Clemens

    Elaine Clemens  Elaine Clemens. Age 88, passed away on January 26, 2019.  Beloved daughter of the late Victoria and Clemens Soroczinski. Loving sister of the late James (Margaret) Clemens. Dear aunt of James (Jane) Clemens, Brian (Jenny) Clemens, Margie (Tom) Petrick and the late John (Maureen) Clemens and her favorite “honey girls”,grandnieces Kelly Clemens, Amy Clemens, Allison Clemens, Julianne Clemens, Lauren Petrick and Megan Petrick.  Also……

  • Park Ridge

    Caroline B. and Otto M., Jr. Kohler

    Caroline B. and Otto M., Jr. Kohler Park Ridge Caroline “Connie” B. Kohler of Park Ridge, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the age of 92. Connie was the beloved wife of Otto Kohler and is survived by her dear sister Barbara (Jack) Bobeng and was preceded by her brothers Paul (Jo) and Thomas (Ginny) Brehm.  Connie, a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a Bronze Tablet graduate of the University of Illinois, grew up in Villa Park, Illinois. She was the daughter of…

  • Park Ridge

    Patrice Pohl

    Patrice Pohl Chicago Patrice L. Pohl. Age 65 of Chicago. Beloved daughter of the late Gilbert and Dorothy Pohl. Loving sister of Greg (Cheryl) Pohl. Dear aunt of Josef (Amy), Ingrid Pohl (John Terribili), Elise, Dax (Missy) Boyte, and Dara (Ron) Shank. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. A private interment and memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org, are appreciated. Patrice L. Pohl. Age 65 of Chicago. Beloved daughter o…

  • Rushville

    Mildred Hunter

    Mildred Hunter Mildred Eyler Gibb Hunter Born 29 November 1915, passed away January 29, 2019, at the age of 103.   She has spent the last four years in the loving care of her daughter and son-in-law in Sleepy Hollow, IL. Mildred was born to John and Bertha Eyler near the town of Alexis, IL and spent her early years in small farming communities, and different farms around Monmouth.   Mildred was one of ten children, one   brother passing at age 10.   All…

  • Skokie

    Palmer, Bruce

    Palmer, Bruce July 30, 1939 – January 24, 2019 Bruce Steven Palmer, 79, died peacefully on January 24 in Chicago, IL. He is preceded in death by his…

  • Skokie

    Hanson, David

    Hanson, David August 29, 1959 – January 25, 2019 David William Hanson, age 59, of Evanston passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019. David was born and…

  • Skokie

    Stohle, Tracy

    Stohle, Tracy January 14, 1965 – January 26, 2019 Tracy Erin (Crow) Stohle was a deeply spiritual person with an innate sense for beauty and design whose…

  • Skokie

    Matthei, Nancy

    Matthei, Nancy December 22, 1923 – January 27, 2019 Nancy Matthei nee Horne, age 95. Beloved wife of the late Robert Matthei; loving mother of Nancy (the…

  • Skokie

    Sullivan, James

    Sullivan, James April 5, 1938 – January 28, 2019 James E. Sullivan, age 80, beloved husband of Patricia B. Sullivan; loving father of James Sullivan,…

  • Streator

    Delores Scott

    Delores Scott   Delores “Jean” Scott, 86, of Streator passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019 at her home in Streator surrounded by her loving family.   Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Streator.  Rev. Fr. Ryan Mattingly will officiate.   Visitation will be from 4-7 P.M. Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.    Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery,… &nbsp…

  • Taylorville

    Gloria Eaton

    Gloria Eaton Springfield, IL Gloria Jean Eaton, 71, of Springfield, IL, passed away at 4:25 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield, IL. Jean was born January 13, 1948 in Springfield, IL, the daughter of Stanley C. and Marcella A. (Fisher) Eaton.  She graduated from Taylorville High School in 1966, and went on to work as a teller for First National Bank of Springfield, until her retirement on March 15, 2010.  For many years Jean also worke…

  • Waterloo

    Robert Brandt

    Robert Brandt Robert M. Brandt, 95, of Waterloo, IL, died January 26, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born February 22, 1923, in Maeystown, IL. He is survived by his daughter Sonja (Jerry) Giffhorn; grandson Neil (Rachel) Giffhorn; great grandchildren Josephine Marguerite “Josie” Giffhorn and Robert William Giffhorn; brother Vernon Brandt, sisters-in-law Lucille Brandt and Dorothy Brandt; brothers-in-law Ray Thiele & Lee Kinney; nieces; and nephews. He is preceded in death by his… Ro…

  • Woodstock

    Roxann Giblin

    Roxann Giblin Roxann L. Giblin, 70, of Woodstock, passed away January 28, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 24, 1949 in Indianapolis, IN, to Charles and Harriet (Knull) Schultz. She married the late Paul Giblin on November 9th, 2016. Roxann had a passion for knitting, crocheting, gardening and watching CSI. She is survived by her nieces; Kimberly (Doug) Vandewalker, Kassondra (Neil) Schroeder, and Shannon Schultz, nephew Timothy (Tammy) Schultz, step-children; P…

  • Worth

    William A. Loaiza

    William A. Loaiza May 8, 1979 – January 26, 2019 William A. Loaiza, age 39 Beloved husband of Maria Vega Loaiza. Beloved father of William, Alex, and Layla Vega. Cheris… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Mattoon

    Noble E. Farrier

    Noble E. Farrier September 17, 1956 – January 27, 2019 Noble Eugene Farrier, age 62, of Charleston passed away at 12:23 a.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Sarah Bush Lincoln … View Details  |  Send Flowers