• Kewanee

    Carolyn E. Eilts

    KEWANEE- Carolyn E. Eilts, 52, of Kewanee, died at 2:21 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, at Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee. The Very Rev. Jerry Rafalko will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.She was born in Kewanee on April 26, 1966, the daughter of John and […]

  • Kewanee

    Fred L. DeSplinter

    CAMBRIDGE – Fred L. DeSplinter, 73, of Cambridge, IL, passed away suddenly Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Hammond Henry Hospital emergency room.  Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Cambridge, IL.  Rev. John Burns will celebrate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory located in Geneseo, […]

  • Oak Lawn

    Nancy R. Koss

    Nancy R. Koss nee Concannon. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Koss. Loving mother of Robert Koss, Cathleen Koss, Carol (Bill) Targun, Nancy (Billy) Barra &  John (Laura) Koss. Cherished grandmother of Robin, Phillip (Megan), Tracey (Al), P.J., Elizabeth, Samantha, Peggy, Madison, Mackenzie, John Paul, Dylan, Melanie & Megan. Proud great grandmother of Lily, Elianna & Annalise. Dear sister of 2 brothers & 6 sisters. Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews. Funeral Friday 10:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Linus Church for Mass at 11:00 am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Thursday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.…

  • Benton

    Edith L. Cutright of Macedonia

    –> Edith L. Cutright of Macedonia Edith L. Cutright, 90, a resident of Macedonia, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was born Jan. 11, 1929 in Hamilton County to William John and Flora Ellen (Sullivan) Cutright. A member of the Antioch Baptist Church, Edith was a retired registered nurse, having worked in hospitals in St. Louis and Franklin Hospital in Benton. Mar 5, 2019 1:49 PM  

  • DePue

    Randy Strader

    Randy Strader WYANET — Randy D. Strader, 69, of Wyanet passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, after living a life full of adventures. He died at Cape Coral… March 5, 2019

  • Canton,  Elmwood

    Frank Yerbic Jr

    Frank Yerbic Jr Dec 21, 1930 – Mar 5, 2019 Frank C. Yerbic Jr. Frank C. Yerbic Jr., 88, of Canton passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at hi… View Obituary Add a Memory

  • Du Quoin

    Edith L. Cutright of Macedonia

    –> Edith L. Cutright of Macedonia Edith L. Cutright, 90, a resident of Macedonia, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was born Jan. 11, 1929 in Hamilton County to William John and Flora Ellen (Sullivan) Cutright. A member of the Antioch Baptist Church, Edith was a retired registered nurse, having worked in hospitals in St. Louis and Franklin Hospital in Benton. Mar 5, 2019 1:49 PM  

  • Woodstock

    Douglas L. Thompson, 62

    Douglas L. Thompson, 62 Mar 5, 2019 Douglas “Doug” Loren Thompson, 62, of Woodstock, passed away in his home on Feb. 28, 2019. He was born May 22, 1956, to Terry and Carol (Stilling) Thompson in Woodstock, Ill., where he lived his whole life. He was a proud third-generation trucker and an avid mechanic…. read more

  • Glen Carbon,  Granite City

    Patricia Ann Morris

    Patricia Ann Morris, age 63, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at her home. Patricia was born on August 29, 1955 in Granite City, IL, a daughter of the late Lyman L. …     [insert page=’coping-dealing-loss-loved-one’ display=’content’]

  • Quincy

    Twila “Tie” Richmiller Schultheis

    Twila May “Tie” Richmiller Schultheis, age 89, of Quincy, died Monday, March 4, 2019, at 12:34 p.m. in Good Samaritan Home. Twila was born February 9, 1930 in Alexandria, Missouri, […] The post Twila “Tie” Richmiller Schultheis appeared first on Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois.

  • Springfield

    Iva M. Gorwill

    Iva M. Gorwill, 95, of Springfield, died at 2:05 pm, on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Villa Health Care East. She was born June 2, 1923 in Harlan, IA to Frank E. and Mildred R. (Bittle) Shepard, and they preceded her death. She married Donald J. Gorwill on November 25, 1942 and he preceded her in death on March 18, 2005. Also preceding her in death are two brothers and two sisters.  She is survived by her family. Iva was a resident of Springfield most of her life. She worked at Sangamo Electric for 4 years, the Bobby Pin Factory for 5 years and at First Assembly of God, in…

  • Elmhurst

    Jean Marie Kotowski

    Jean Marie Kotowski, nee Marshall, age 91, 62 year resident of Elmhurst, longtime parishoner of Immaculate Conception Parish, Executive Secretary at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for 27 years; beloved wife of the late Joseph J.; loving mother of Nancy, Susan (Richard) Hewitt, Joseph M. (Jean E.) and Kathie Kotowski; proud grandmother of Lindsey and Conner Hewitt, Joseph A., Timothy P., Daniel D. and James K. (Gabrielle) Kotowski and Mary Ruth and Raymond J. Salata; cherished great-grandmother of Ceanna Rose Hewitt, Ava Kathleen Nunez and Sophia Ruth Kotowski; dear sister of Leroy and Marvin Robert “Bob” Marshall; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Jean was known for her graceful kindness, goodness,…

  • Mount Morris

    Rogene L. Poppen – 92

    Forreston, IL, Rogene L. Poppen age 92, passed away on March 4, 2019 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris, IL. Rogene was born on April 17, 1926 in Adeline, IL the daughter of Ernest & Rose (Horst) Hartje. Rogene graduated from Forreston High School class of 1944, and she received a bachelor’s degree in organ & piano from Carthage College in 1948. Rogene married Alfred V. Poppen on September 29, 1951 in Forreston, IL; and he preceded her in death on November 26, 1988. Rogene was a piano teacher and she was the St. James Lutheran Church organist and choir director retiring in 2015. She was a member of…

  • Springfield

    Catherine Marie Armstrong

    We wish to celebrate the life of former Custer, SD resident, Catherine Marie Armstrong. Kathy was born in Philadelphia on December 30, 1938 to George (Sr.) and Catherine Mink, the second of three children. She married Edward Armstrong (Sr.) in 1958 while he was enlisted in the Navy. After having their first child (a son), they relocated to Edward’s home town, Sioux Falls, SD, where they proceeded to have three more sons, and one daughter. The Black Hills of South Dakota had always been a special place for Kathy and Ed, and they moved to Custer, SD upon Ed’s retirement. They lived in the Custer area for nineteen years. Kathy…

  • Oak Lawn

    Michael Joseph Cummings, Jr.

    Michael Joseph Cummings Jr., U.S. Marine Corps Veteran. Devoted son of the late Helen “Tudy” nee Griffin  & Michael J. Cummings Sr. Beloved cousin of the late Sister Marilyn Miller, C.S.J. Loving godfather of Michael J. Bertoni & Arlene Bertoni Mancine. Cherished friend of Rich & Marie Bertoni, Marina, Jim, John & Jerry Bradley, Alice (the late John) Collins, Jeff & Arlene Leptich,  & the late Chester Jaskolka, Jack Howard, Don Hogan, Pat Shannon, & Terry Murphy and countless others. Funeral Friday 8:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Nativity of Our Lord Church, 653 W. 37th St. in Chicago, for Mass…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Leland D. Grove

    Leland D. Grove, age 86 of Sandwich, IL passed away with his loving wife by his side, on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Edwards Hospital in Naperville, IL. He was born on July 30, 1932 in Cisne, IL the son of Hiram Hubert and Mabel Marguerite (Dennis) Grove. Leland was united in marriage on November 3, 1951 to the former Miss Martha Willis and they spent the next 67 happy years together. Mr. Grove was an active longtime member and a former Elder of Plano Christian Church in Plano, IL. He was previously employed by both Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, IL and Fermilab in Batavia, IL. He enjoyed being…

  • Chillicothe

    Dale E. Lober, 93, Chillicothe

    Dale E. Lober, 93, a well-loved teacher and coach of Chillicothe, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019, surrounded by his family.Dale was born on Jan. 19, 1926, in Cissna Park, Illinois, to Edward and Rosella (Roll) Lober.  He married Geraldine Northrup on Aug. 9, 1952, in Chillicothe.  Surviving are his wife, Geraldine; his daughters, Lisa (Michael) Kemmer of Washington, Illinois, […]

  • Brookfield

    Shirley E. Sandrick

    Shirley E. Sandrick, age 93, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late John A. Sandrick; loving mother of Patricia Bozzi, dearest step mom of the late LeRoy Sandrick; loving grandmother of Michael (Trina) Bozzi, Chris Bozzi, Celeste (Bryan Berenz) Bozzi, Frank (Amy) Bozzi; great grandmother of 13; sister of the late Patricia Egan and the late Raymond (the late Virginia) Egan. Visitation Friday, March 8, 2019 from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. The Sandrick & Bozzi family would like…

  • Oak Lawn

    James T. Lanigan

    James T. “Sunshine” Lanigan Jr. Devoted son of the late Ruth nee Baldwanz & James T. Lanigan Sr. Husband of Kathleen nee Fitzgerald. Loving father of Kaleen. Dear brother of Jean (Jim) Houk, David (Jan Haley) Lanigan, Trudy (Bruce) Wagie, Stephen (Karen) Lanigan & the late Maureen (James) Siblik. Beloved uncle of many nieces & nephews, and a good friend to all. Jim was a graduate of St. Barnabas, Leo High School & Marquette University. Jim was a member of the National Guard. Please join us for a celebration of Jim’s life on Sunday March 24 at Bar 106: “The Neighborhood Tavern”, 10649 S. Pulaski in Chicago from 3:00 pm…

  • Mount Prospect

    Eleanor M. Goss nee Ward

    Eleanor M. Goss nee Ward age 75 of Des Plaines. Beloved wife of the late William Goss; loving mother of Bill Goss; cherished grandmother of Kassidy Goss; dear sister of John Ward, Joe (Toni) Ward, the late Mary Ward, Michael Ward and James Ward; fond aunt of Mary Jo. Kathy, Linda, Sharon, Michael and Mike. […]

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Howard J. Jacklin, age 93, of Lombard, formerly of LaGrange Park

    Howard J. Jacklin, age 93, of Lombard, formerly of LaGrange Park, passed away March 3, 2019. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 10:00 AM until time of prayers at 11:00 AM from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard, to Christ the King Church, 1501 S. Main St, Lombard for 11:30 AM Mass. Interment private at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois. Howard was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy M. Jacklin, nee Burke. Howard is survived by his six children, Celeste Jacklin, Michelle (Romas) Naujalis, Craig (Carol) Jacklin, Mark (Adrienne) Jacklin, Daniel (Francesca) Jacklin and James Jacklin; his six grandchildren, Brian Ernst, Catherine (Salameh)…

  • Decatur

    Louis Richard Borkhardt

    DECATUR — Louis Richard Borkhardt, 71, of Decatur passed away on March 2, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur. He was born April 11, 1947 in Decatur, the son of Louis and Gertrude Parish Borkhardt. He…