• Mendota

    Benjamin Bokus

    Benjamin Bokus Posted: 1 hour ago MENDOTA – Benjamin Bokus, 19, of Mendota died March 10, 2019 at OSF St. Paul Medical Center, Mendota…. more

  • Quincy

    Joseph Thomas Drott

    Joseph Thomas Drott, age 72, of Quincy, died on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 9:58 am in Blessing Hospital. Arrangements are pending. The post Joseph Thomas Drott appeared first on Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois.

  • West Frankfort

    Jason Eric Aldridge of West Frankfort, Illinois, January 23, 1970 – March 10, 2019

    Jason Eric Aldridge Jason Eric Aldridge, 49, of West Frankfort, passed away at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Franklin Hospital in Benton. He was born January 23, 1970 in West Frankfort the beloved son of Cheryl (Moore) Aldridge and Bennie and stepmother, Brenda Aldridge. He is survived not only by his parents and stepmother, but by his sister, Michele Alexander of Little Rock, AR.; and by nephews, Sean and Seth and by a niece, Rachel; maternal grandmother, Marcella Burton of West Frankfort; aunt Miki Melvin and cousin, Greg (Anne) Melvin. Jason was preceded in death by his brother, Jeff Aldridge on February 2, 2011 by his maternal…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Benedict P. Scimeca

    Benedict P. Scimeca, age 68, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, March 10, 2019. He was beloved husband of Kathy Bastian Scimeca. Loving brother to Lucia and RoseAnn (Denny.) Dear uncle to Deborah, Carrie (Steve) Michael (Kimberly) and Dennis (Leah.) Dear Great-uncle to Zachary, Benjamin, Anthony, Angela, Mike, Grace, Olivia, Sophia, Nicholas, and Rachel. Visitation Thursday, March 14th from 4-8pm at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago. Friends and family will meet Friday, March 15th at Our Lady of Ransom Church, 8300 N. Greenwood, Niles for Mass at 10am. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Dax Foundation, PO Box 506, Washington,…

  • Taylorville

    Velma Marie Shaw

    Velma Marie Shaw, 103, of Taylorville, passed away March 11, 2019, at Hickory Estates of Taylorville. Born October 4, 1915, in Bingham, IL, Velma was the oldest daughter of Cassie and Cecil Casey. The family lived in Iowa and in Morrisonville before moving to Taylorville. She married Alex Shaw on October 31, 1936, and celebrated 61 years with him. He preceded her in death on December 30, 1997. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Shirley Shaw of Taylorville; five grandchildren: Dana Doucette and husband Scott of San Gabriel, CA; Brian Shaw and wife Lily of Sierra Madre, CA; Brett Shaw of Sierra Madre, CA; Joli Hohenstein…

  • Taylorville

    Virgil W. Gilpin

    Virgil W. Gilpin, 94 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 10:03 p.m. at Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana, Ill. He was born on September 13, 1924 in Taylorville, Ill. the son of Marion and Hattie (Worley) Gilpin. He married Betty Webster on January 29, 1947 in Taylorville, Ill. and she preceded him in death. Virgil Worked as a coal miner and he was a member of the United Mine workers, National Rifle Association and VFW Post # 4495 in Taylorville. Virgil was a WWII Navy veteran and a purple heart recipient. He loved to hunt and fish, and was an avid collector. He also…

  • Aledo


    Iris E. Fuhr, 92, of Dodgeville, WI and formerly of Kewanee, died at 6:01 p.m., Friday, March 8, 2019 at Upland Hills Hospital in Dodgeville.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 15 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Rev. Kevin Drane will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 14 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Wethersfield Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Iris Fuhr Memorial Fund.

  • Lake Zurich,  Palatine

    Marilyn M. Krabec5/31/41 – 3/10/19

    Visitation for Marilyn M. Krabec (nee Matecki), 77, of Hoffman Estates since 1981, will be held Friday, March 15, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service, 4:00 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine. The Interment will be private. Marilyn was born May 31, 1941 in Chicago, and passed away March 10, 2019 in Des Plaines. Beloved wife of the late Warren G. Krabec; loving mother of Debbie Morris and Linda Beran; loving grandmother of Michael (Melissa) Morris; loving great-grandmother of Ryan Morris; dear daughter of the late Edward and Frances (nee Majewski) Matecki; fond sister of Ramona, Edward, Lorraine, Arlene,…

  • Taylorville

    Edna Mae Brandt

    Edna Mae Brandt, 83, of Pana, IL, formerly of Morrisonville, IL, passed away at 9:01 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Prairie Rose Healthcare Center in Pana, IL. Edna was born December 18, 1935 in Green County, IL, the daughter of Matthew and Verna (Book) Smith. She married her childhood sweetheart, Arthur Lewis Brandt, on August 29, 1954 in Green County, IL. He preceded her in death on April 20, 2018. Edna graduated from Greenfield High School and was a homemaker and mother to her 6 children. She stated that the best years of her life were raising her children, and spending time with her family and friends. Edna…

  • Decatur

    Melvin L. Goodman

    DECATUR — Melvin was born in Coles County, to Ernie and Thelma Goodman. He had two sibling Charles Goodman (deceased), and Dianne Porter of Mattoon IL. He married his high school sweetheart Darlene (Baldwin) Goodman. He leaves behind two daughters,…

  • Mendota

    Albert C. Elsesser, Jr.

    Albert C. Elsesser, Jr. Posted: 5 hours ago MENDOTA – Albert Charles Elsesser, Jr., 82, of Mendota passed away March 7, 2019 at the Mendota Lutheran Home…. more

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    John H. Bullen III

    John Henry Bullen, III, 67, passed away on March 8, 2019 after suffering a stroke. Born on November 20, 1951 in Buffalo New York to John H Bullen Jr. and Margaret “Peggy” (nee McLaughlin), he was raised in Plainfield New Jersey.   Married to Shayne, (nee McNerney) on August 6, 1978; for 32 years, they raised 5 children, John H. IV (Theresa), Elyse (Frank) Liao, Charlie (Megan), Shannon and Tyler. John is the proud grandfather of John H. V (Jay) and Hunter Bullen, Kaden, Colton, Caroline and Kaleb Liao, Elle and Berkley Bullen. Brother of Cathy (Howell), Mariann (Sadler), Thomas and Timothy Bullen.   John grew up in Plainfield, New…

  • Aledo


    Robert W. Loving, 77, of Cameron, IL passed away at 6:50 am, Sunday, March 10, 2019 at his home. Memorial services with Masonic Rites will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth. Interment will be at Warren County Memorial Park, Monmouth. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Fairview Center United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor’s choice. […]

  • North Riverside

    Eugene Kulaga

    Eugene “Gene” Kulaga, Aug. 3, 1925 – Dec. 22, 2018 beloved husband of Charlotte “Honey” nee Gunia for 69 years. Devoted dad to Joanne Nicolow (Kendall Apelgren) and Tom (Phil Desiere) Kulaga. Loving grandpa of Justin Nicolow. Sweetest great-grandpa to William Kai Nicolow. Predeceased by sisters Isabelle (late Joseph) Olszowy, and Adeline Kulaga and brother Marc (late Arlene) Kulaga. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Member of Downers Grove American Legion Post 80, American Merchant Marine veteran WW II and SS Peter and Paul Holy Name Society. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Honor Flight Chicago. Memorial visitation Monday, April 15th, 9:30am until time of Memorial Mass 10:00am at…

  • Aledo


    Ronny K. Weikert, 75, of Interlachen, Florida passed from this life on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Haven Hospice Care Center of Palatka, Florida following an extended illness.Visitation is Thursday, March 14th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Funeral services are Friday, March 15th at 11:00 a.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola with Ray Hudson officating. Burial will be in Viola Cemetery.

  • La Salle

    Valerie Hrovat

    Valerie Ann Hrovat, who sometimes loved to be called just “Val”, age 74, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her beloved husband Ron and boys Eric and Aaron on March 8, 2019, due to a long fight with cancer.

  • Clinton

    Karlyn K. Chapman

    Karlyn K. Chapman Posted: 8 hours ago BLOOMINGTON — Karlyn K. Chapman, 63, of Bloomington, passed away at 11:15 p.m. on March 7, 2019, at Aperion Care, Bloomington…. more