George J. Horna

George J. Horna

George J. Horna, 71, of Elburn, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. George was a man of faith, and is now reunited not only with his Savior, but his loving wife Barbara, who has waited patiently for their

Edward Heissler

Edward Heissler

Edward Heissler, 89, of Hampshire, Ill., passed away peacefully early Monday morning, Nov. 10, 2014, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. Ed was born April 27, 1925, to proud parents Joseph and Marie Heissler. He was raised

Denis L. Bowron

Denis L. Bowron

Denis L. Bowron died Thursday, Oct. 30, at Greenfields of Geneva. He was born on July 26, 1937, to Clarice and Lyman “Red” Bowron on Church Street on the east side of Batavia. His early years were spent hanging out

Winona M. Mitcheltree

Winona M. Mitcheltree

Winona M. Mitcheltree (nee Moroney), 82, of Aurora, and recently of Batavia, passed away peacefully and went to be with her Lord on Oct. 20. She was born Oct.19, 1932, in Aurora, to Thornton and Hermina (nee Scholl) Moroney. Winona

Gwen H. McKee

Gwen H. McKee

Gwen H. McKee, 77, of Sugar Grove, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. She was born Feb. 13, 1937, in Chicago, the second daughter of Arthur and Mildred Hughes. Gwen graduated from Hirsch High School in Chicago. She then

Joan Carson

Joan Carson

Joan Carson passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was born July 14, 1933, the daughter of Carl and Nellie (Bass) Carson. She is survived by her daughter, Joni (White) Ryan, and son-in-law, Phillip Ryan; sisters, Gloria Miller and Sue

Ray A. Pulford

Ray A. Pulford

Ray A. Pulford, 65, of Elburn, passed away at his home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family following a brief but fierce struggle with cancer, on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. If love could have saved him, he

Laila Marti

Laila Marti

Laila Marti, 89, of St. Charles, formerly of Aurora, passed away peacefully Sept. 7, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family and loving caregivers at Inspirations. She was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Chicago, the daughter of the late

James Olmsted

James Olmsted

James Olmsted, 82 passed away peacefully at his home on Aug. 25, 2014. Jim is survived by his cherished wife of 59 years, Barbara; two sons, Patrick and Timothy (Darla); daughter, Melissa; two grandchildren, Paden and Paige. He is preceded

Wayne Ekstrom

Wayne Ekstrom

Wayne Ekstrom, 73, of Elburn, passed away at his home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, Friday morning, Aug. 22, 2014. He was born Aug. 10, 1941, in Geneva, the son of Carl and Hazel (Johnson) Ekstrom.

Carole A. Michels

Carole A. Michels

Carole A. Michels, 73, of rural Elburn, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at home, surrounded by her loving husband and children, and her dear sister Judy. She has been at her home and/or lake home under family,

Ilene Wolthusen

Ilene Wolthusen

Ilene Wolthusen of Elburn passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Delnor Hospital, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. She is survived by her partner, Samuel Oddo; her four sons, Steven Sudnik, David Wolthusen, Kevin (Cindy)

Laura E. ‘Betty’ Lyle

Laura E. ‘Betty’ Lyle

Laura E. “Betty” Lyle, 89, of Sycamore, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Aug. 12, 2014, at Kishwaukee Hospital, Sycamore. She was born Nov. 29, 1924, on the Dayton farm, northeast of Maple Park, the daughter of Andrew and Bessie (Emberson)

Claudia Larson

Claudia Larson

Claudia Larson, 88, of DeKalb, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. Claudia was born on March 19, 1925, in Black Oak, Ark. During her childhood, her family moved around the

Donald Eugene Hegland

Donald Eugene Hegland

Donald Eugene Hegland, 77, of Elburn, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Delnor Hospital, Geneva. He was born Sept. 22, 1936, in DeKalb, the son of Stanley and Theresa (Kissel) Hegland. Don married Eleanor Newhall on Aug. 17, 1957, in

Karen Lee Renk

Karen Lee Renk

Karen Lee Renk (nee Shanahan) of Sugar Grove, formerly of Naperville, Ill., was born on July 8, 1949, in Springfield, and left this world on Sunday, July 27, 2014. After a heroic nine-month battle with cancer, she peacefully took her

Rodger E. Harris

Rodger E. Harris

Rodger E. Harris, 70 of Kaneville, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness with cancer. He was born July 18, 1944, in La Porte, Ind., the son of the

Donna Jean Berg

Donna Jean Berg

Donna Jean Berg passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family and her beautiful gardens. Donna was born in Harvard, Ill., on Sept. 30, 1949. For years she was the only girl in the family

Ramona Ann Kline

Ramona Ann Kline

Ramona Ann Kline, 85, died July 12, 2014. She was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Burlington, Iowa, to Paul and Pearl Doemland. The family moved to Aurora when Ramona was very young. She attended Emmanuel Lutheran Elementary School and graduated