• Elmhurst

    Paul J. Stahr

    Paul J. Stahr, 81, of Elmhurst. Beloved husband of Susan M. nee Keefer; loving father of Thomas (Julie), Lisa (David) Woodman, Meg Stahr Aguilera and the late Bob; cherished grandfather of Jensen and Jason Stahr, Kyle, Samantha and Madeleine Woodman and Benjamin, Ana Sophia Aguilera; brother of Richard (Marilyn). Paul was formerly with Continental Bank and PNC Financial. He was an active Alum of Loras College, an avid golfer and a member of the Honor Club at Cantigny. He received great support and care from the staff and trainers in the Wellness Center at Good Samaritan Hospital. Visitation at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst from 3:00 p.m.…

  • Effingham

    BREDENKAMP, JR., John Jan 10, 1940 – Feb 27, 2019

    John H. Bredenkamp Jr., 79, of Huntley, IL, passed away on February 27, 2019. He was born on January 10, 1940 in Evansville, IN, the son of John H. and Florence (Low) Bredenkamp. He married Delilah Kay Childers on February 28, 1970. After serving in the United States Army, John began his professional life at the Evansville Yacht Club and Riverside Boat & Motor on the Ohio River in Evansville, IN. He then went to work for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, eventually opening multiple Goodyear Tire & Auto stores. This led to owning and operating Wabash Independent Oil Company in Effingham, IL for nearly 40 years. John and…

  • Elmhurst

    Robert G. Sutherland

    Robert G. Sutherland, 92, of Elmhurst. Beloved husband for 44 years of the late Elaine D. nee Hall; loving father of Scott (the late Colleen), Elaine A. Balgemann and the late Robert T. (Jackie surviving) Jones; proud grandfather of Joseph, Joshua and Jessica Sutherland, Wendy (Fred) Zobel, Henry Balgemann, Robert T. (Angie) Balgemann and Kirsty Brindle; great grandfather of Rayeanne, Baylee, Robert, Christopher, Tyler, Sheyenne and Krystal; brother of the late Isabelle (Edward) Shellhammer. Robert was a Staff Sergeant in the 28th Mechanized Reconnaissance Troop attached to the 28th Division in WWII. He was also very active at Epiphany Evangelical Lutheran Church since 1968 serving in the Sunday School, Men…

  • Quincy

    Beverly Wittmer

    Beverly L. Wittmer, age 87, of Quincy, died Friday, March 1, 2019, at 9:25 p.m. in Blessing Hospital. Beverly was born July 10, 1931 in Camp Point, Illinois, a daughter […] The post Beverly Wittmer appeared first on Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois.

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Marie L. Perkins

    Marie L. Perkins, age 88 of Oswego, IL formerly of Leland, IL passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Symphony at the Tillers in Oswego, IL. She was born on February 8, 1931 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Luco and Anna (Capazzi) Ferri. Marie was united in marriage on September 6, 1958 in Chicago, IL to Mr. Arthur Glenn Perkins and they spent the next 40 happy years together until his passing on September 2, 1998. Mrs. Perkins was, for many years along with her husband, a member of the St. John’s Catholic Church in Somonauk, IL. Marie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt who…

  • West Frankfort

    Ruby Ledbetter Johns of West Frankfort, Illinois, May 31, 1940 – March 2, 2019

    Ruby Ledbetter Johns Ruby Ledbetter Johns, 78, of West Frankfort passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the St. Louis University Hospital. She born May 31, 1940 in Orient to William and Nettie (Filkins) Shelton. Survivors include her husband, Clinton Johns of West Frankfort; son, Jim (Leanne) Ledbetter Jr. of Benton; daughter, Angela (Shane) Tyler of West Frankfort; step son, Ron (Becky) Ledbetter of Fresno, CA.; step daughters, Sheryl Borneman, Deanna Johns, Brenda Kozfkay, Toni Like and Lauralee Tandy; her bother, Merle “Buddy” Shelton of Benton and sister, Laura (David) Houseman of Kodak, TN.; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 11 step grandchildren; several step great grandchildren and several nieces and…

  • Chicago,  North Chicago

    Visitation For Army Col. Jill Morgenthaler This Friday In Des Plaines

    Col. Jill Morgenthaler Visitation for U.S. Army Col. Jill Morgenthaler, a noted public speaker and author who spent 30 years in the U.S. Army, will be held on Friday, March 8 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1095 E. Thacker St., Des Plaines, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will also be held at the church on Saturday, March 9 at 10:30 a.m. A resident of Mount Prospect who lived for many years in Des Plaines, Morgenthaler, 64, was a frequent speaker and attendee at local Memorial Day and Veterans Day observances. She was also a longtime member of the Lattof YMCA in Des Plaines. She held many posts in…

  • Savoy

    Paul Bermingham

    Paul D. Bermingham, 78, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Amber Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Urbana with his wife and two daughters at his side. Paul was born December 15, 1940 at the family farm in Thomasboro, Il. He was the son of William C. and Mary M. (Yeagle) Bermingham. Paul attended Little Star Country Grade School, Thomasboro and Fisher High School, Fisher, Il. graduating in 1958. After graduation, he joined the Champaign National Guard where he was well known as an expert marksman. In 1960 he began his work career at the University of Illinois as a cabinet maker apprentice. During his 40 year career at…

  • Chicago,  Roselle

    Sophie Caccamo

    Sophie M Caccamo, age 81,(nee Rizzo) passed away March 2, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Bruno; devoted mother of Joseph (Shantel), the late Ralph (Cathy) Caccamo and Theresa Windisch; cherished grandmother of Joseph Jr., Amy (Chris) Bloom, Dominic, Sabrina and Alex Caccamo; dear sister of the late Frank (Laverne), Tony (Annabelle) and Nick (Anna) Rizzo and dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Thursday, family and friends are asked to gather 8:30 a.m. at Salerno’s Rosedale Chapels 450 W. Lake St. Roselle, IL. 60172 (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd.) to St. Isidore Church. Mass 9:30 a.m. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 3:00-9:00 p.m. Memorial…

  • Alton

    Klinke, Rosemary

    ROSEMARY KLINKE GODFREY — Rosemary H. (Fleming) Klinke, 96, of Godfrey, Illinois passed away on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at Jerseyville…

  • Effingham

    Stevens, Martha

    Martha Ellen (Habing) Stevens, 83, of Teutopolis, passed away at 8:54 PM on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO, surrounded by her loving family. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, March 8, 2019, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis, with burial following at St. Francis Cemetery. A visitation is scheduled for 4-7 PM on Thursday, March 7, with a prayer service immediately following at St. Francis Church. Services are in care of Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham. Memorials may be made to missionary Father Paul Habing or Catholic Charities. Online condolences may be shared at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com. Martha…

  • Charleston

    Jerry Wayne Hopper

    MATTOON — Jerry Wayne Hopper, age 83, of Mattoon passed away at 6:15 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Life’s Journey. Private services took place at Branchside Cemetery in Gays, Illinois. Schilling Funeral Home assisted the family. Jerry was…

  • Chicago

    Singer, Nancy

    Nancy M. Singer (nee Mueller) M.A., 72, of Wilmette, formerly of Winnetka, passed away Feb. 21st, 2019, at her home after a long battle with cancer….

  • Chicago

    Peiffer, David J.

    David J. Peiffer, 57, a life-long resident of Evanston, died February 15th. He was born in Evanston in 1962. He is survived by his mother Mary…

  • Chicago

    Oatess, Frank

    Frank Oatess, loving husband, proud father, and devoted grandfather, died peacefully and surrounded by love on February 26, 2019. Born and raised in…

  • Chicago

    Walsh, John W.

    John W. Walsh, age 88, U.S. Air Force , Korean War Veteran. Beloved husband of 64 years to Barbara (nee Marco); loving father of John (Margaret)…