• Quincy

    Dennis W. Gaebel

    February 17th, 2019 Dennis W. Gaebel Dennis W. Gaebel, age 74, of the St. Vincent Home, died on Sunday, February 17, 2019 in the Home. H… View Obituary

  • Oak Lawn

    Edward J. Slowinski

    Edward J. Slowinski, U.S. Navy Veteran.   Our father was an enthusiastic magician, artist and softball coach.   Beloved husband of Dorothy, nee Lignell, Slowinski   Loving father of     Thomas (Merry Jo) Slowinski                                     Mary Jean (Joe) Ambrosini                                     Karen Slowinski                                     Elizabeth (Bruce) Kleckler                                     Joseph (Mary) Slowinski   Cherished Grandfather of          Jennifer, Todd, Michelle, Matt,                                                             Steven, Gus, Joe, Grace, Lily,                                                             Matthew, Jacob and Zachary   Adored Great Grandfather of 10   Dear brother of the late             LaVerne and Joseph Zarazinski                                                 Raymond and Violet Slowinski   Fond Uncle of many nieces and nephews.   Visitation Wednesday at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 West…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Robert Pearcy

    Mr. Robert Pearcy Robert Wayne Pearcy, 72, of Galesburg died at 4:40 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2019 in his home. He was born November 30, 1946, in Batesville, Arkansas, the third child of Raymond Everett and Lavina Francis (Harrison) Pearcy.  He married Kathy Howland on July 16, 1966.  He later married Isabelle (Melleny) Shepler on February 14, 1995 at Faith Baptist Church. Robert is survived by his wife of 24 years, Isabelle; his children, Tonia Pearcy-Johnson of Galesburg, Kimberl…

  • Annawan,  Cambridge,  Galva,  Geneseo,  Sheffield

    Marian Evans

    Marian Evans Cambridge Marian J. Evans, 93, of Cambridge, died Friday, February 15, 2019, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 19th, at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services.  Rev. Todd Smith will officiate.  Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the First B…

  • Barrington,  Crystal Lake,  Lake Zurich

    Cornelius O’Connor

    Cornelius O’Connor Davenport, Lake Zurich Visitation will be held at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 941 S. Old Rand Road, Lake Zurich, Friday, March 8 from 3-9pm   Obituary will be posted soon. Visitation will be held at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 941 S. Old Rand Road, Lake Zurich, Friday, March 8 from 3-9pm   Obituary will be posted soon. View   Send Flowers

  • Barrington,  Crystal Lake,  Lake Zurich

    Charles Kerkorian

    Charles Kerkorian Davenport Crystal Lake Charles (Chuck) Kerkorian passed on February 11, 2019.   He was born on February 4, 1931, and grew up as part of a loving Armenian family in Waukegan, Illinois.  He served in the US Army during the Korean War, and attended Northern Illinois University and Chicago Teachers’ College.  Chuck taught both elementary and high school history and geography throughout his long career. His first teaching assignment was at Little Fort Elementary Sc…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Lydia Corzine

    View Lydia Corzine Lydia Childers Corzine age 93 of Metropolis, passed away with her family by her side on February 15, 2019.  She was born August 17, 1925 in Massac County to Fred and Sophia Meyer Childers. A celebration of Lydia’s life will be held on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Lighthouse Assembly of God on Airport Road in Metropolis with Pastor Mark Russell officiating. Burial will follow at Seven Mile Baptist Church Cemetery. Throughout high school and after graduation, L…

  • Carlyle

    Thomas Huels

    View Thomas Huels Thomas E. “Tom” Huels, age 61 of Carlyle, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019.    Mr. Huels was born in Chicago on June 26, 1957, a son of Matthew and Rita (Froelich) Huels.  In 1969, his family moved from Chicago to the family farm in Carlyle.  He graduated from Kaskaskia College with a degree in agriculture and worked for many years at the Monterey Coal Mine in Albers.  Tom later worked as the superintendent at Governor’s Run Golf Course in……

  • Effingham

    MIELKE, Kenneth "Kenny" Nov 3, 1922 – Feb 14, 2019

    Kenneth William “Kenny” Mielke, age 96, of Wheeler, Illinois, passed away at 7:24 AM – Thursday, February 14, 2019, at Helia Heathcare in Effingham, Illinois. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM – Friday, February 22, 2019, at the Wheeler Cemetery in Wheeler, Illinois, with full military rites by the Dieterich American Legion Post #628. In loving memory of Kenneth, memorials may be made to the Dieterich Meals on Wheels c/o Norma Deters 102 West Virginia Street Dieterich, Illinois 62424. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, Illinois. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com. Kenneth William better known as “Kenny”…

  • Effingham

    HARTIGAN, Dylan Sep 20, 1980 – Feb 13, 2019

    Dylan McCaughey Hartigan, age 38, of Newton passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 18, 2019 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church with Father Dean Probst celebrating the mass. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, February 17, 2019 in the church. Private family interment services will be held at a later date. Crain Funeral Home, Newton is in charge of arrangements. Dylan was born on September 20, 1980 in Effingham, Illinois the son of Daniel E. and Renee (McCaughey) Hartigan. Dylan was a graduate of St. Thomas School and of…

  • Franklin Park

    Carmen Rivera

    Carmen Rivera Carmen Alicia Rivera (nee Feliciano), loving wife of the late Sebastian Sr.  Beloved mother of Eddie (Mirta) Ortiz, Carmen (Frank) Keane, Sebastian Jr. (Elizabeth), Mayra (Nelson Sr.) Flores, Sandra (Nancy Colon), and Denise.  Dear grandmother of Omar (Vanessa), Nelson Jr. (Lizzette), Frank (Renae), Adam (Maria), Bradley, Eddie, John, Regina, and Grace.  Great grandmother of Mia, Isabella, Cecilia, Sebastian, Stella, Noah, Rowen, Elijah, Elliot, and Julian.  …

  • Galva,  Kewanee,  Williamsfield

    John Matuszyk

    John Matuszyk KEWANEE- John L. Matuszyk, 88, of Kewanee, died at 3:30 p.m., Friday February 15, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.  Funeral services are pending at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee.  KEWANEE- John L. Matuszyk, 88, of Kewanee, died at 3:30 p.m., Friday February 15, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.  Funeral services are pending at Rux Funeral Home in… View   Send Flowers

  • Milan,  Rock Island

    Michelle Locke

    Michelle Locke Andalusia, Illinois Michelle L. Locke, 45, of Andalusia, passed away Tuesday February 12, 2019 at her home. Funeral services will be 11am Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church, Taylor Ridge. Visitation will be from 2 – 5pm Tuesday at Wheelan Pressly Funeral Home, Milan. Memorials may be left to the family. Michelle was born on July 11, 1973 in Grand Rapids, MN, the daughter of Ricky and Charmay Ferguson. She married Michael Locke on September 6, 2003. She had been employed as a x-r…

  • Milan,  Rock Island

    Rev. Frank Hughes

    Rev. Frank Hughes The Reverend Frank M. Hughes, 81 went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family. Services for Rev. Hughes will be 10 am, Wednesday, at Bethel Assembly of God, 3535-38th Avenue, Rock Island. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 pm at the church. Burial will be in the Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial fund that will be established at a later date….

  • Moline

    Sandria Polite

    Sandria Polite Sandria “Sandra” Florence Polite, 65, of East Moline, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019, at Rosewood Care Center, Moline. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, February 22, 2019, at Grace City Church, 1925 5th Ave, Rock Island.  Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.  Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery.  Sandra was born on February 19, 1953, in Rock Island, the daughter of John and Laveda (Hunt)…

  • Staunton,  Worden

    Marie McClain

    Marie McClain Marie “Vivian” McClain, 81 of Worden, Illinois passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. Born November 13, 1937 in Bunker Hill, IL she was a daughter of the Late Mr. & Mrs. Ivy Whitford. She married Eugene McClain on October 26, 1943 and he survives. She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing Bingo. She is survived by her husband, Eugene McClain of Worden, IL and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was preceded in death 2… M…

  • Waterloo

    Catherine Bundy

    Catherine Bundy Catherine Rachel Bundy , 44, of Columbia, IL, died February 15, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born May 31, 1974, in Red Bud, IL. She is survived by her son Austin Bundy; father James Bundy; sister Kristine Bundy; and brothers James Eric Bundy and Kyle Bundy. Catherine was preceded in death by her mother Elaine Bundy (nee Troy). As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:  St. John UCC – Maeystown (Memorial Fund) Memorial Service Pending. &…

  • Waterloo

    Robert “Bob” Isaacs

    Robert “Bob” Isaacs Robert G. “Bob” Isaacs, 82, passed away unexpectedly Friday, February 15, 2019 at Mercy South Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Bob was born August 21, 1936 to John and Willie Maude Isaacs in West Frankfort, Illinois. He was twelfth of thirteen siblings and the only member of his family to graduate from college (McKendree College). He dedicated his life to public education and the betterment of all students. A lifelong educator, Mr. Isaacs was a retired superintendent of Waterloo…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Dolores G. Brozek

    Dolores G. Brozek, age 96 of Sandwich, IL formerly of Yorkville, IL passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich, IL. She was born on January 5, 1923 in Cisne, IL the daughter of Virgil and Cleona (Trotter) Garrison. Dolores was united in marriage in 1969 to Mr. Fred Brozek and they spent many years happily together until his passing. Mrs. Brozek was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Dolores is survived by her children, Peggy (John) Simmons, Judy (Carl) Irps and Gwendolyn Ellis; her six grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and…

  • Quincy

    Martha McCrory

    Martha McCrory, age 98, of Quincy, died on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 12:08 p.m. in St. Vincent’s Home. Arrangement are pending. www.hansenspear.com Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of […] The post Martha McCrory appeared first on Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois.

  • Quincy

    Marthe McCrory

    Martha McCrory, age 98, of Quincy, died on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 12:08 p.m. in St. Vincent’s Home. Arrangement are pending. www.hansenspear.com Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of […] The post Marthe McCrory appeared first on Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois.

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Mary Ann Bergau

    Mary Ann Bergau, age 75, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away peacefully in Chicago on February 13, 2019 surrounded by family. Born in Palatine, IL on May 3, 1944, Mary Ann touched and made a lasting impression on everyone she met with her infectious warmth, kindness, and limitless love. When she gave a hug, she did so with conviction and genuine connection. Having explored careers ranging from hypnotherapist to tour guide, her real vocation was to make people feel loved. It was this vocation at which she was an expert. Mary Ann was her own person and encouraged people to do the same and to do what…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Louis R. Schmitt

    Louis Richard Schmitt, 91, formerly of Palatine. Beloved husband of the late Marie “Mary”, nee Iuorio. Loving father of Richard (Stacey August) Schmitt. Cherished brother of Constance (the late Jerome) Forester, Bernard (the late Margaret) Schmitt and Rose Mary (the late Joseph) Francis. Brother-in-law of the late Sarah and Vincent (Anne) Iuorio. Proud uncle of Jerome (Jackie), Robert (Margie), Mary, James (Sue) Forester, Ruth Mary (Terry) Blevons , Edward (Barbara), Barbara Schmitt, Constance (Jeff) Mutchmore, Mary Margaret Schmitt, Amy (Gary) Distad, Jean (Jim) Marco, Dean (Jeanne), Jeff (Tena), Scott (Carol) Francis, Alex (Barbara), Tom (Cathy), Vince (Julie) Iuorio, Mary Frances (Paul) Preissing, Jim (Margaret), Paul, and Steve “Chip ” Iuorio…

  • Taylorville

    Lawrence L.C. Caldwell

    Lawrence “L.C.” Caldwell, 103 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 1:18 a.m. at Life’s Journey Senior Living Center in Taylorville. He was born on June 22, 1915 in Milltown, KY the Son of Joseph and Etta (Dohoney)Caldwell.  He married Clara L. Peters on May 18, 1938 in Greenville, KY and she preceded him in death on April 4, 2007. He started out as a Chef at Kings Café in 1931 on the Taylorville Square and then later the Chef for 47 years at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Taylorville, IL where he finally retired at age 95. After retirement he loved to play golf, hunt, fish, planted…

  • Decatur

    Cook, John L.

    DECATUR — John L. Cook, 87, of Decatur and formerly of Springfield, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Imboden Creek Living Center in Decatur.