• 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…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Thomas Cwik

    Thomas Cwik Morris Thomas Stephen Cwik Age 86 of Chicago, formerly of Morris, passed away Sunday May 5, 2019 at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago. Born December 30, 1932 in Chicago, Thomas was a son of Peter and Caroline (nee Rutkowski) Cwik. He was raised and educated in Chicago, graduated from Foreman High School, and attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at Roosevelt University. Thomas served honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War era, and on May 11, 1957…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Justin VonQualen

    Justin VonQualen Gardner Justin VonQualen Age 38 of Gardner, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday May 7, 2019 at his home in Morris. Born December 18, 1980 in Joliet, Illinois, Justin John is the son of Gerald and Kim (Kociss) VonQualen of Gardner. He was raised in Gardner and graduated from Gardner South Wilmington High School. Justin was currently employed with Sponge Cushion, Inc. in Morris. Justin was a gamer and a fan of both the Chicago Cubs and Bears. He will be remembered as a wonderful u…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    John Hall

    John Hall Streator John M. Hall Age 66 of Streator, formerly Cornell, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully Saturday May 4, 2019 at his home. Born September 24, 1952 in Joliet, John was a son of Henry and Leona (nee Adkins) Hall. He was raised in Big Rock before moving to Manhattan in the 8th grade, and went on to graduate from Morris High School with the Class of 1972. On June 26, 1976, John married Cheryl Ann Carr in Wilmington. He worked as a truck driver for 38 years, and in his spare time Jo…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Anthony Stefancic

    Anthony Stefancic Wilmington Anthony Stefancic Age 91 of Wilmington, passed away Thursday evening, May 2, 2019 at Green Tree of Bradley. Born November 11, 1927 in Johnston City, Illinois, Anthony was a son of Anthony and Anna (Ban) Stefancic. He was raised in Johnston City and graduated from Johnston City High School with the Class of 1945. Anthony went on to honorably serve in the United States Maries, and later joined Iron Workers Local 444 from where he retired. In years past, Anthony rais…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Troy McDowell

    Troy McDowell Wilmington Troy McDowell Age 70 of Wilmington passed away Saturday May 4, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Morris. Born January 31, 1949 in Haleyville, Alabama, Troy Dell was a son of James and Beatrice (nee Marcum) McDowell. He was raised and educated in Wilmington, and graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1968. On June 8, 1968, Troy married Judy Ann Mann in Joliet. He was employed by Commonwealth Edison, and retired as a mechanic f…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Kenneth Taylor

    Kenneth Taylor Wilmington Kenneth Taylor Age 64 of Wilmington, passed away Thursday evening, May 2, 2019 at Silver Cross Medical Center in New Lenox, Illinois. Born October 8, 1954 in Prescott, Arkansas, Kenneth was a son of Ralph and Joanne (Adams) Taylor. He was raised in Arkansas and educated in Joliet before settling with his family in Wilmington, where he graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1972. Following graduation, Kenneth honorable served in the United States Army…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Allen La Page

    Allen La Page Wilmington Allen Vincent La Page Age 76 of Wilmington and formerly of Chicago passed away Thursday May 2, 2019 at his home. Born October 2, 1942 in Chicago, Allen Vincent was a son of Harold and Madgeline (Fox) La Page.  On March 4, 1972 Allen married Jewell Ritter, was most recently employed as a Machinist with Davis Machine, where he worked for 23 years before retiring in 2010.  In his free time Allen enjoyed spending time tinkering on small engines and motors, …

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Lorrie Tyler

    Lorrie Tyler Coal City Lorrie Tyler Age 96 of Coal City, passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, May 1, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. Born at the family home on July 12, 1922 in Carbon Hill, Delores Lucille “Lorrie” was a daughter of Frank and Ursula (Korelc) Skubic. She was raised in Carbon Hill, where she attended the Carbon Hill School, and went on to graduate with the Coal City High School Class of 1939. On May 17, 1944, Lorrie married Marvin Wayne Tyler at the Assu…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    William Mansfield, Jr.

    William Mansfield, Jr. Wilmington William Wesley Mansfield, Jr. Age 62 of Wilmington and formerly of Tower Hill, Illinois, passed away Wednesday morning, May 1, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born December 16, 1956 in Joliet, Illinois, William Wesley was the son of William Wesley, Sr. and Eva Gertrude (Eaton) Mansfield. He was raised in Wilmington and attended the Wilmington Schools. Bill worked for Brownie Products in Gardner and will be remembered for his love of fishing. S…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Timothy Spisak

    Timothy Spisak Wilmington Timothy W. Spisak Age 63 of Wilmington and formerly of Joliet, passed away Wednesday April 24, 2019 at his home. Born January 11, 1956 in Joliet, Timothy William was a son of George and Roberta (Brown) Spisak. He was raised in Joliet and graduated from Joliet Catholic High School with the Class of 1974. Tim held employment with Birmingham Steel in Joliet before gaining employment with Relco Locomotives in Minooka. He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Wilmin…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Darlene Cherveny

    Darlene Cherveny Wilmington Darlene Jean Cherveny Age 78 of Wilmington, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Rosewood Care Center in Joliet, Illinois. Born March 3, 1941 at home in Wilmington, Illinois, Darlene Jean was a daughter of John J. and Lillian M. (Wallace) Baber. She was raised and educated in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1959. Darlene married George “Duke” Cherveny, and together they made their home and raised their family in Wilmington…

  • Baskerville,  Coal City,  Gardner,  Morris,  Wilmington

    Bobby Nowman

    Bobby Nowman Wilmington Bobby Nowman Age 63 of Wilmington, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Parke Pointe Healthcare Center in Morris. Born May 20, 1955 in Joliet, Illinois, Bobby Gene was a son of Harold and Alberta (Williams) Nowman. He was raised in Wilmington and attended the Wilmington schools. Bobby was previously employed was with Fisher Body Company and Brieser Construction, and will be remembered for his fishing, bike riding and hanging out with friends. Survivors include three d…