• Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Cliff Fader

    Cliff Fader Morris Cliff Fader Age 89 of Morris and formerly of Belvidere, Illinois, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois. Born March 21, 1930 in Sioux City, Iowa, Clifford Morrice was a son of Alvin and Nelle (Umstat) Fader. He was raised on the family farm in Nebraska and went on to honorably serve in the United States Army. Survivors include his wife Marge; children: Dianna (Tim) Black of Morris and Gary (Terri) Fader of Rockford; grandchildr…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Cheryl McCullough

    Cheryl McCullough Wilmington Cheryl A. McCullough “Cookie” Age 71 of Wilmington and formerly of Chicago, passed away Saturday, June 08, 2019 at Salem Village in Joliet. Born June 18, 1947 in Chicago, Cheryl Ann was the daughter of Henry J. and Patricia Ann (Piaskowa) Cherry. She was raised and educated in Chicago, and went on to earn her Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Xavier University. On September 18, 1971, Cheryl married John “Jack” McCullough in St. Rita Catholic Church in… Che…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Terry Klomp

    Terry Klomp Casa Grande, AZ Terry Klomp Age 68 of Casa Grande, Arizona passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at his home. Born December 28, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, Terry was a son of Jacob and Lorraine (nee Matteson-Schmidt) Klomp. He was raised and educated in Rosland, Illinois, and worked independently in construction as a tradesman. Terry was a neat, detailed person that shined through in both his professional and personal life. He was an avid racing fan, especially NASCAR….

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Gloria Harrington

    Gloria Harrington Morris Gloria Harrington Age 94 and a lifelong resident of Morris, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 06, 2019 at Regency Care of Morris. Born October 23, 1924 in Morris, Illinois, Gloria Maxine was a daughter of Charles and Alice (Bartlett) Fraley. She was a graduate of Morris Community High School with the Class of 1942 and went on to marry LeRoy Harrington, who preceded her in death on April 15, 1989. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Morr…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    William Brooks, Sr.

    William Brooks, Sr. Gardner William L. Brooks Sr. William L. Brooks Sr., of Gardner, passed away peacefully June 5, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Born September 12, 1937, in Gardner, he was the son of the late Clyde and Gertrude (Kroll) Brooks. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy, serving two years. Bill married the former Barbara Hillman on July 4, 1959. He retired from Fatlan Trucking and was a Teamster, Local #179, a lifetime member of the Gardner Masonic Lodge, serv…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Jeanne Meyer

    Jeanne Meyer Wilmington Jeanne Meyer Age 63 of Wilmington and formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away Tuesday June 4, 2019 at Silver Cross Medical Center in New Lenox. Born April 23, 1956 in Marshalltown, Iowa, Jeanne Kay was a daughter of Jimmy Eugene and Violet May (Johnson) Andrews. She was raised in Marshalltown until moving to St. Petersburg, Florida with her family during her high school years. Jeanne waitressed for many years in the New Lenox area, as well as worked in real estate for a s…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Diana O’Keefe

    Diana O’Keefe Wilmington Diana J. O’Keefe Age 70 of Wilmington, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at her home. Born October 26, 1948 in Bloomington, Illinois, Diana Jean was a daughter of William Samuel and Eugena Dell (Kappel) Miller. She was raised in Mokena, and though she managed the home as a homemaker most of her life, Diana did work as a correctional officer with Will County for a period of time. Diana loved to gamble, was a devout fan of General Hospital, and passed the time playing vi…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Jack Heavens

    Jack Heavens Coal City John “Jack” Heavens Age 96 of Coal City, passed away Friday, May 30, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born November 17, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, John Francis was a son of Ernest Frank and Catherine (Madden) Heavens. He was raised and educated in Coal City, and went on to serve in the United States Air Force. On May 26, 1951, Jack married Frances Calhoon in Assumption Catholic Church, and together they made a home and raised their family in Coal City. Ja…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Tom Karlin

    Tom Karlin Morris Tom Karlin “Moose” Age 66 of Morris, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019. Born June 26, 1952 in Morris, Illinois, Thomas Patrick was a son of Eugene James and Bernice Ione (Hagen) Karlin. He was raised and educated in Morris; graduated from Morris Community High School with the Class of 1970 and went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb in 1974. Over the years, Tom lived in Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Libertyville,… Tom Kar…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Laura Lestina

    Laura Lestina Wilmington Laura L. Lestina Age 92 of Wilmington, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Born November 23, 1926 in Custer Park, Illinois, Laura Louise was a daughter of Peter and Alice (Davy) Larsen. She was raised and educated in Custer Park and graduated from Wilmington High School. On April 4, 1948, Laura married Frederick “Lefty” Lestina in the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington. Together they made their home and raised their…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Brenda Mazan

    Brenda Mazan Gardner Brenda Mazan Age 61 of Gardner, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning, May 26, 2019 at Morris Hospital. Brenda worked at Jewel Osco in Joliet, as well as waitressed for a number of years. Most recently she held employment with Illinois Central Bus Company, and drove a school bus in Channahon. Brenda will most be remembered as a selfless person who was always helping others in need. Survivors include her husband of 17 years, Al Orzech; one daughter; two brothers and t…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Patricia Martin

    Patricia Martin Morris Patricia A. Martin Age 88 of Morris and formerly of Odell, Illinois, passed away peacefully Friday morning, May 24, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Morris. Born November 20, 1930 in Cullom, Illinois, Patricia Ann was the daughter of Dennis William and Agnes (Mahoney) Fraher. She was raised and educated in Cullom, as well as Odell; was a 1948 graduate of St. Paul High School, and went on to earn her degree in nursing from St. Joseph School of …

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Orville “Buck” Miller

    Orville “Buck” Miller Coal City Orville “Buck” Miller Age 80 and a lifelong resident of Coal City, passed away peacefully Monday, May 20, 2019 at his home surrounded by family. Born April 30, 1939 at home in Coal City, Orville Adelbert was the youngest of seven born to Clyde Gibson and Lucille Katherine (Colson) Miller. He was raised in Coal City, and prior to graduation from Coal City High School entered into the United States Navy on July 5, 1956. He served on the USS Ticonderoga and was ho…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Gloria Barre

    Gloria Barre Coal City Gloria Frances Barre Age 75 of Coal City and formerly of Homer Glen, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday morning, May 16, 2019 at her home. Born June 2, 1943 in Chicago, Gloria was a daughter of Peter and Concetta (Cristofaro) DeStefano. She was raised and educated in Chicago, and on February 16, 1963, Gloria married Robert Fredrick Barre. Together they lived in Oak Lawn, before making their home Homer Glen, and later Coal City. Gloria was an active member of Assumptio…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Thomas Flamm

    Thomas Flamm Braidwood Thomas J. Flamm Age 77 of Braidwood, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at his home. Born March 18, 1942 in Chicago, Thomas Joseph was a son of Francis M. and Dorothy C. (Kujawa) Flamm. He was raised in the Back of the Yards neighborhood; attended St. Augustine School, and went on to graduate from Chicago Vocational School with the Class of 1961. Tom lived in Chicago until moving to Braidwood in 1979. He worked as a millwright in construction, and was a member of the Car…