• Glen Carbon,  Granite City

    Larry D. Miller

    Larry D. Miller, 77, of Glen Carbon, passed away peacefully on Thurs., Feb. 14 with his family by his side. He was born in Granite City, IL, June 21, 1941 to Henry and Lois Miller. He is survived by …

  • Oak Lawn

    George A. Schneider

    George A. Schneider, U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Sharon L. nee Hansen. Loving father of Richard Schneider, Jeff Schneider & the late Heather Jansen. Cherished stepfather of Kevin (Beth) Blazejak, Michele (Mike) McNicholas & Tommy (Ann) Horning. Adored grandfather of Eric, Sean, Brian, Kylie, Alison, Caitlin, Kameron, Kory, Zachary, Lisa, Jeremy, Leighann, Eric & Brian. Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Service will be held Saturday at 11:00 am.  Interment Resurrection Cemetery.  Visitation Saturday from 9:00 am until time of Service. send flowers/gifts

  • Anna

    Vincent Newton Gross

    Vincent Newton Gross, 84, passed away peacefully at 4 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at the Marion VA Medical Center, after an extended illness.

  • Springfield

    F. Virginia Luparell

    F. Virginia Luparell, 86, of Dawson, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at her home. She was born on March 12, 1932 in Athens, IL to Oliver Fredrick and Florence (Hurd) Chandler. She married Joseph M. Luparell on May 12, 1956 and he preceded her in death on April 9, 2016. She is survived by two daughters, Rose (Daniel) Jennings of Springfield and Karen Luparell of Dawson; one son, Steve Luparell of Mechanicsburg; five grandchildren, Brandon Luparell, Kyle Jennings, Kaitlyn Sommer, Giovanni Luparell and Dominic Luparell; two great grandchildren, Barrett and Mia; two sisters, Shirley (Gene) Hale of Dawson and Betty Kelley of Peoria and several nieces, nephews and…

  • Springfield

    Tina L. Meyers

    Tina L. Meyers, 56, of Sherman, died at 8:10 am, Thursday, February 14, 2019 at her home. She was born March 30, 1962 in Springfield to Russell Klekamp and Rosemarie Michaelson. She married Troy W. Meyers on March 25, 1984 and he preceded her in death on August 8, 1996. Also preceding her in death are her father, Russell Klekamp; mother, Rosemarie Williams; stepfather, Lonnie Williams; two brothers, Bobby Williams and Jeff Klekamp. She is survived by her three children, Jason Meyers, Jesse (Tami Ascher) Meyers and Jodi (JC Linne) Klekamp; her companion, Robert “Scooter” Smith and his three children, Robert Smith, Steven Smith, and Brianna Smith; six grandchildren, Heather,…

  • Springfield

    Wayne E. Frantz

    Wayne E. Frantz, 70, of Springfield, died at 3:58 am, Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on September 1, 1948 in Springfield to William and Lucille (Cantrall) Frantz. He married Susan Holliday on September 1, 1969 and she preceded him in death on January 16, 2008. He is also preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his three children, Amanda (Michael) Rhodes of Riverton, Scott Frantz of Springfield, and Keith Frantz of Divernon; five grandchildren, David (Morgan) Frantz, Anthony Frantz, Erica Rhodes, Andrew Rhodes, and Wyatt Frantz; two great grandchildren, Gabriella and Cooper Frantz; two sisters, Carol Frantz and Lorraine Brown both of Springfield;…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Clifford “Buddy” Thurman II

    Mr. Clifford “Buddy” Thurman II Clifford E. “Buddy” Thurman II, 56 of Knoxville, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, February 14, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center emergency room in Galesburg.  He was born October 24, 1962 in Galesburg, the son of Clifford and Mary (Woolem) Thurman I.  He married Kimberly Claeys on June 15, 2002. Buddy is survived by his son, Clifford E. “Trey” Thurman III of East Galesburg; his step-kids, Lacey and Colby; and his step-grandkid, Caleb; one brother,…

  • Algonquin

    Esther Kowalczyk

    Esther Kowalczyk Huntley Esther Kowalczyk (nee Zurek) age 92, of Huntley, passed away on February 14, 2019. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 28, 1926 to her loving parents Casmir and Mary Zurek. Esther is survived by her loving children, Michael Kowalczyk and Patricia (Kenneth) Rust; her cherished grandchildren, Brian (Lacey) Rust, Jill (Chris) Graf, Lindsay (Ryan) Hofman, Jaclyn (Ryan) Schwartz and Joshua Kowalczyk; her proud grandchildren, Ava Rust, Carter Graf, Jonathan and E…

  • Barrington,  Crystal Lake,  Lake Zurich

    Tom Jakiel

    Tom Jakiel Davenport Crystal Lake Thomas Jakiel, of Crystal Lake, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the age of 59. He was born September 16, 1959 in Chicago to Casimir and Janette (nee Serwinski) Jakiel. Tom serviced the plumbing industry as a second generation plumber in Illinois for the last 40 years. When he wasn’t working, he enjoyed his family and the outdoors. His family is blessed by the legacy he left. Tom devoted his life to God, his family and his friends. I…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    James P. Cardis

    James P. Cardis, “Jim” age 96 of Glenview passed away peacefully at home on February 13, 2019.  Survived by his loving wife of 65-years Betty; children Nancy (late William) Peters, Kathryn (Mark) Lucas, Peter (Kimberly) Cardis; grandchildren Paul (Greta), Matthew, Patricia (Riley), Amy (Andrew) and Alexander; great grandchildren William, Georgia and Nell.  Preceded in death by parents Peter and Celia Cardis, brothers Thomas and George (Kenya), and sister Mary (Norman). Jim was a charter member of SS. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church, WWII United States Army Air Force Veteran and retired IBEW Journeyman for Rich Engineering. Visitation Monday, February 18th at 10:00 am with the Funeral Service at 11:00 am at…

  • Chicago

    Alfredo Aguilera

    Alfredo Aguilera Age 80, late of South Chicago, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Maria D. Aguilera. Loving father of the late Marco (Sheila), Sylvia, Alexandra (Sabino) Garcia, Leticia, Sandra (Jesus) Urbina, Alfredo (Adelaida), Javier (Amanda), Sonia (Roberto) Garay and Jorge Saucedo. Proud grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather of many. Caring brother of Francisco (Lucia) Aguilera and Luz Maria Cantu. Kind uncle of many nieces and neph…

  • Edgewood,  St. Elmo,  Watson

    Joseph Barnick

    Joseph Barnick Joseph Marion Barnick, age 78, of Farina, Illinois passed away at 9:25 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2019 at C&A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo, Illinois. There will be a one-hour viewing prior to the service. Tom Fedrigon will be officiating. Burial will be at Sidener Cemetery in St. Elmo, Illinois. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at …

  • Bunker Hill,  Gillespie

    George Kasarda

    George Kasarda Benld George J. Kasarda, 84, of Benld, IL, died at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:20 pm. He was born November 3, 1934, in Benld, IL to George J. Kasarda & Anna (Novotny) Kasarda. He married Anita (Stauner) Kasarda. He was a retired painter for the State of Illinois. He is survived by his spouse, Anita Kasarda of Benld, IL, sons, Michael (Angela) Kasarda of Tampa, FL, George A. (Amy) Kasarda of Gillespie, IL, daughter, Rose (Mike) De…

  • Golden,  Mendon

    Hershel Frazier

    Hershel Frazier Ursa Hershel John Frazier,86, of Ursa passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in North Adams Home in Mendon. Hershel was born on August 12, 1932 in Quincy to the late John Norman and Esther Alvena (Heinecke) Frazier. He had lived his entire life on the same property  in Ursa before he became a resident of North Adams Home in December of 2016. He married Edith Hartzell on July 18, 1956 in Ft. Worth, Texas with his Brother-in-law, Bill Brown officiating. Hershel is …

  • Mechanicsburg,  Rochester,  Springfield

    Clarence Boesdorfer

    Clarence Boesdorfer Springfield Clarence LaRue Boesdorfer, died on Wednesday February 13, 2019 at Louis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield Illinois. He was born on April 17, 1931 at home near Bradfordton, Illinois, the son of George and Helena Renken Boesdorfer. He married Louise Marie Bourlard on May 28, 1960 in Chicago.   She preceded him in death in 2007.  He was also preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers, Elmer, John Walter, Rolland, Norman, and Roy.   …

  • Mechanicsburg,  Rochester,  Springfield

    David Hundley

    David Hundley David James Hundley, 66, of Springfield, passed away surround by his loved ones on Saturday, February 9, 2019.   He was born on April 27, 1952 in Springfield, the son of William James Hundley and Helen M. Elsner (Pratt). David enjoyed watching movies, visiting with friends and family, cookouts, studying the Bible, learning and attending AA meetings. He particularly loved the fall season, Halloween, and Christmas. He enjoyed traveling to new places, and learning new thi…

  • Milan,  Rock Island

    Donna Legel

    Donna Legel Donna Legel, 65, of Rock Island, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019.  A Benefit and Celebration of Life will be 5 p.m. on February 22 at the Rock Island Boat Club.  Donna was born December 10, 1953.  Survivors include her children, Ray and Terry Legel and Julie (Andy) Rottman; grandchildren, Andrew (Alyssa), Brock, Bryce, Teigan (Ronnie); great grandchildren, Brinlee, Joslynn and Aniyah; siblings, Jane, Gayle, Michelle and Mike; special friends, Sue and Kellidean…

  • Milan,  Rock Island

    Linda Rusk

    Linda Rusk Linda J. Rusk, 70, of Rock Island, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at her home.  A funeral service for Linda will be held at 12:30 pm on Monday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island.  Visitation will be from 2 to 4 pm Sunday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.  Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.  Linda was born on October 19, 1948 in Downing, MO…

  • Milan,  Rock Island

    Rev. John Kindschuh

    Rev. John Kindschuh Rev. John L. Kindschuh, 92, of Rock Island, died Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Silver Cross Nursing Center, Rock Island.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island Rev. John L. Kindschuh, 92, of Rock Island, died Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Silver Cross Nursing Center, Rock Island.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home… View   Send Flowers

  • Morton Grove

    William Tell

    William Tell Morton Grove William A. Tell of Morton Grove, beloved husband of Elizabeth “Betty”; dear father of Chris (the late Michael) Grene, Betsy (Carey) Hidaka, Bill (Mary) and Dan (Alice); loving grandfather of Kiki, Jess, Dan, Cait, Bob, Laura, Chris, Duck, Cassie and Sean; cherished great grandfather of Aidan, Ava, Emma, Sophie and Emerson; fond brother of the late James (Pat). Visitation at St. Martha Church 8523 Georgiana Ave. Morton Grove Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at …

  • Park Ridge

    Alma Guzman-Cisneros

    Alma Guzman-Cisneros Alma E. Guzman-Cisneros. Visitation Friday, February 15, 2019, 6-9 p.m., at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy. (2 blks. S. of Touhy), Park Ridge. Funeral Mass Saturday, February 16, 1 p.m., at Our Lady of Hope Church, 9711 W. Devon Ave., Rosemont, IL    Alma E. Guzman-Cisneros. Visitation Friday, February 15, 2019, 6-9 p.m., at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy. (2 blks. S. of Touhy), Park Ridge. Funeral Mass Saturday, February 16,… Vie…

  • Staunton,  Worden

    Elizabeth Pass

    Elizabeth Pass Elizabeth A. Pass, 93 of Staunton, IL passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Heritage Health in Staunton. Born June 28, 1925 in Wilmington, DE, she was a daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Casimir and Zofa (Arciszeroska) Szymanski. She married Charlie Pass on October 3, 1943 in Wilmington, DE and he passed away on November 16, 2004. Elizabeth cleaned houses, cleaned at St. Michael’s Rectory and volunteered at St. Michael’s Church office. She was a member of St…. Elizabe…

  • Waterloo

    Ura Henke

    Ura Henke Ura L. Henke, nee Floarke, 94, of Waterloo, IL, died February 14, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. She was born June 16, 1924, in Maeys Station, IL. She is survived by her sister Geraldine L. Owens; sister-in-law Rita Floarke; many nieces; and nephews. Ura was preceded in death by her husbands Everett Schlemmer & Erdman J. Henke; parents Fred C. & Margaret Rosina (nee  Hess)  Floarke; sister Ardell Wedler; and brothers Wilbert and Floyd Floarke. At Ura’s request there will be…

  • Lemont

    Alan “Al” Carter

    Alan “Al” Carter, age 49, suddenly, of Romeoville, at rest February 14, 2019. Born July 4. 1970 in Chicago, IL. Beloved son of George and Barbara (nee Beck) Carter; loving brother of Sharrin (Ron) Bushman, Maryclaire, Jeanne and Gary Carter; devoted uncle of John (Karen) and James (Katy) Bushman and Christen (Dave) Kreutz; dearest great uncle of Noah, Isabelle, Sophia, Owen, and Joseph. Visitation Sunday 3-8 P.M. at Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home & Cremation Services 501 State St., Lemont. Funeral Services Sunday 7:30 P.M.. Rev. Glenn B. Bergmark, officiating. Interment private. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com The post Alan “Al” Carter appeared first on Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home.