• La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Jacqueline “Jackie” Mahoney

    Jacqueline “Jackie” Mahoney Jacqueline “Jackie” (Humphrey) Mahoney, 88, of Cedar Point and formerly of Peru, died June 6, 2019 in St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. Funeral services will be 6:00 PM Sunday in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle with Rev. Carl Hammer, pastor of First Congregational  Church of Peru officiating.  Visitation will be in the funeral home on Sunday from 4:00 PM until time of services.  Burial will be 11:00 …

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Peter Daniels

    Peter Daniels Peter W. Daniels, 61 of LaSalle, died May 29, 2019 in OFS St. Frances Medical Center in Peoria. Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be from 2:00 until 5:00 PM Thursday, June 6th in the Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle. Peter was born in Indianapolis, IN on September 28, 1957 to Paul W. and Esther L. Daniels. He worked as a laborer. Peter was an avid Chicago Bears fan. He loved music, singing, and going to concerts. His favorite band was The Doors and he w…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Barney Bima

    Barney Bima Barney “Bud” Bima Jr. ,81, of La Moille, passed away May 26, 2019, at Aperion Care in Spring Valley.Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 AM Thursday in Holy Cross Church in Mendota. Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in La Salle. Visitation will be from 5 to 7:00 PM Wednesday in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle. Additional visitation will be in the church on Thursday from 10:00 AM until time of services. Barney was born in Hennepin on March 12, 1938, to Barney……

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    James Stevens

    James Stevens James “Jim” L. Stevens, 68 of La Salle, died May 25, 2019 in Illinois Valley Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Friday in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle with the Rev. Mark Nowakowski officiating. Burial will be private in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 11:00 AM until time of services.  Jim was born in Peru on July 27, 1950 to Melvin and Elsie (Hart) Stevens. He married Joyce Gibson on February 1, 1972. Jim worked in… James…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Carleen Skerston

    Carleen Skerston Carleen (Bray Golick) Skerston passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 23, 2019.  She was known for her luck winning at euchre, at the boat, at charitable events, and most recently she bet on the winning horse at the Kentucky Derby! Born on September 4, 1934 to Leo and Anna (Stremlau) Bray of Utica, Illinois, she was the youngest of eight children and was the matriarch of 250+ people at the most recent Bray Family Reunion.  A graduate of LaSalle-Peru Township High S…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Edna Johnson

    Edna Johnson Edna M. Johnson, 92, of Tonica, passed away May 17, 2019 in St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Leonore with Pastor Dan Stalka officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Tonica. Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 PM Sunday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Tonica. Additional visitation will be 10:00 AM until time of services in the church on Monday. In honor of Edna, the family would like… Edna M. Joh…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Camilla Sarver

    Camilla Sarver Camilla A. Sarver, 81, of Peru passed away May 17, 2019 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Wednesday in Nativity of Our Lord in Spring Valley with Rev. Scott Pothoff officiating. Burial will be in Valley Memorial Park in Spring Valley. Visitation will be 4-7:00 PM Tuesday at the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle. Additional visitation will be 10-10:45 AM Wednesday in the funeral home. A rosary will be recited at 3:45 PM prior to …

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Roy “Junebug” Elam Jr.

    Roy “Junebug” Elam Jr. Roy “Junebug” Elam Jr., 63, of Van Orin passed away May 17, 2019 at OSF St. Francis in Peoria, unexpectedly surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday in Bache Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Bache Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Thursday in the church and additional visitation will be 10:00 AM until time of services on Friday. The Hurst Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. The family invites those atten…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Dorothy Fishburn

    Dorothy Fishburn Dorothy Ann Fishburn, 88, of Ottawa passed away May 11, 2019 in Pleasant View Health Center, in Ottawa. A private service was provided by the Hurst Funeral Home and burial was at Ottawa Avenue Cemetery. Dorothy was born on March 22, 1931, in Ottawa to Edgar and Bessie (Flanery) Fishburn. She attended Ottawa High School and worked for Libby Owens Ford in Naplate. Dorothy is survived by her nephew Mike (Mary Jean) Entwistle of La Salle; and a niece, Karen (Michael) Yerly of Elg…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Dorothy Fishburn

    Dorothy Fishburn Dorothy Ann Fishburn, 88, of Ottawa passed away May 11, 2019 in Pleasant View Health Center, in Ottawa. A private service was provided by the Hurst Funeral Home and burial was at Ottawa Avenue Cemetery. Dorothy was born on March 22, 1931, in Ottawa to Edgar and Bessie (Flanery) Fishburn. She attended Ottawa High School and worked for Libby Owens Ford in Naplate. Dorothy is survived by her nephew Mike (Mary Jean) Entwistle of La Salle; and a niece, Karen (Michael) Yerly of Elg…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Lawrence “Mitch” Mitchell

    Lawrence “Mitch” Mitchell Lawrence “Mitch” D. Mitchell, 82, of Peru, died May 7, 2019 in St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley after a long extended illness. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd with Deacon John Murphy officiating.  Burial will be in Ladd Cemetery with full military services conducted by the Ladd American Legion.  Visitation will be in the funeral home on Friday from 9:00 AMuntil time of services. Mit…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Donna Bugiyne

    Donna Bugiyne Donna Jean Bugiyne, 84, of Mendota, formerly of LaSalle passed away peacefully May 2, 2019. All services will be at Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle. Visitation will be Monday 4 – 7:00 PM. A prayer service will be Tuesday at 11:00 AM with visitation starting at 10:00 AM. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Donna was born January 4,1935 in Pana, IL to Herbert & Fronie (Bland) Harmston. Her family moved to Depue when she was 6 the…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Donna Roach

    Donna Roach Donna E. Roach, 59, of La Salle died April 25, 2019 in St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday in First Congregational Church, Peru with Rev. Carl Hammer pastor officiating. Visitation will be in the church on Wednesday from noon until services. Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is handling her arrangements.  Donna Roach is survived by her four kids: Steven Abrahamson of Valley City North Dakota, Amy Smith of Valley City …

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Doris “Susie” Allen

    Doris “Susie” Allen Doris Sue “Susie” Allen, 77, of Ladd passed away April 17, 2019 in Heritage Health of Peru. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Saturday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd with Rev. Gregory Jarzombek OSB officiating. Burial will be in Ladd Cemetery. Visitation will be 9:00 AM Saturday until time of services in the funeral home. Mrs. Allen was born in Spring Valley on August 21, 1941 to Alton and Doris (Haywood) Lamkin. She married Ronald E. Allen on December 1, 1963. She grad…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Minnie Padgett

    Minnie Padgett Minnie Padgett, 90, of Ladd passed away Monday April 15, 2019 at Manor Court in Princeton. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd with Rev. Patrick Fixsen officiating. Burial will be in Valley Memorial Park in Spring Valley. Visitation will be 9:00 AM Saturday until time of services in the funeral home. Mrs. Padgett was born in Spring Valley on October 8, 1928 to Battista and Marinna (Cavaretto) Bellino. She married LeRoy Padgett on April 2…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Ethel Lund

    Ethel Lund Ethel Lund, 82, of Ladd passed away on April 16, 2019 in Manor Court of Peru. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Friday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd with Pastor Mike Slutz, Pastor of Hollowayville United Church of Christ, officitating. Burial will be in Ladd Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:30-7:00 PM Thursday in the funeral home and additional visitation will be 9:00 AM until time of services on Friday. Mrs. Lund was born in La Rose on January 17, 1937 to George and Lillian (Joh…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Richard “Dick” Figlik

    Richard “Dick” Figlik Richard J. “Dick” Figlik, 82, of Loves Park, died April 10, 2019 in the Illinois Veteran’s Home at La Salle. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday in St. Patrick’s Church in La Salle with The Very Rev. Paul Carlson officiating.  Visitation will be in the church on Tuesday from 9:00 AM until time of services.  The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is handling his arrangements.  Burial will be at 1:00 PM on Tuesday in Abraham Lincoln National… Ric…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Francis Assalley

    Francis Assalley Francis “Frank” E. Assalley, 82, of La Salle, died unexpectedly on April 4, 2019 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Monday in St. Hyacinth’s Church in La Salle with The Very Rev. Paul Carlson officiating.  Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in La Salle. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4 to 7:00 PM in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM.  Additional… Francis “Frank” …

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Laurence “Nuco” Fonderoli

    Laurence “Nuco” Fonderoli Laurence M. “Nuco” Fonderoli, 92, of Arlington, passed away April 2, 2019 in St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley surrounded by his family. Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church in Arlington with Rev. Patrick Fixsen officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Arlington. Visitation will be 5-8:00 PM Friday at St. Patrick’s Church in Arlington. Additional visitation will be… Laure…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Gary Eiten

    Gary Eiten Gary R. Eiten, 65, of Peru passed away on April 3, 2019 in his home surrounded by his family after a 17-year battle with cancer. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday April 6, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Church in La Salle with Rev. Ronald Margherio OSB officiating. Visitation will be Friday 4-7:00 PM in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle. Additional visitation will be in the church on Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of services. Gary was born on January 24, 1954 in Spring….

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Lena Glynn

    Lena Glynn Lena M. (Bach) Glynn, 92, of La Salle, passed away in her home surrounded by her family on April 2, 2019.  Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Friday in St. Hyacinth’s Church in La Salle with the Very Rev. Paul Carlson officiating. Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be in the church on Friday from 9:30 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is assisting the family with arrangements. Lena was born on November 26, 192…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Leona Kreiser

    Leona Kreiser Leona D. Kreiser, 86, of Tonica died unexpectedly at home on March 27, 2019. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Saturday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Tonica with Rev. Deepet Holcar, Pastor of Tonica United Methodist Church in Tonica, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Tonica. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 PM until time of service. Mrs. Kreiser was born in rural Streator on January 17, 1933 to Joseph and Bertha (Monts) Cave. She marri…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Susan Ajster

    Susan Ajster Susan A. Ajster, 92, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2019 in Heritage Health of Peru surrounded by her family after a battle with severe dementia.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Saturday in St. Joseph’s Church in Peru with Rev Gregory Jarzombek OSB officiating. Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in LaSalle. Visitation will be in the church on Saturday from 9:30 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle is handling her… Susan A. Ajst…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Betty Sunken

    Betty Sunken Betty J. Sunken, 92 of Wenona, died March 21, 2019 surrounded by her family in Illinois Valley Community Hospital.  Private graveside services will be Sunday, March 31 in Wenona Cemetery with Rev Peter M. Glock officiating. The Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona is handling her arrangements.  Betty was born in Wenona on September 3, 1926 to Adolph and Wanda (Milbrandt) Kline. She married James E. Sunken Jr. on August 25, 1951. She was a cook at Park Place and Blimpies for ove…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Linda Templeton

    Linda Templeton Linda L. Templeton, 76, of Peru, died on March 22, 2019 in St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday in the Cherry United Church of Christ with Rev Karen Karczewski and Rev Betty Delgado officiating. Burial will be in Peru City Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM in the Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle and in the church from 9:00 AM until time of services. Mrs. Templeton was born in Dekalb on November 15, 19…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Lucille Winter

    Lucille Winter Lucille “Lou Ann” Winter, 87, of Wenona, died March 22, 2019,  OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.  Memorial Mass will be 10:00 AM Saturday in St. Mary’s Church in Wenona with Franciscan Friars officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 until 7:00 PM in the Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona with a rosary to be recited at 4:45 PM. Additional visitation will be in the church on Saturday from 9:30 AM until time of… Lucille …

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Marjorie Moorman

    Marjorie Moorman Marjorie F. Moorman, 59, of La Salle, formerly of Crete, passed away March 21, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Burial will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is assisting the family with arrangements. Marjorie was born in Evergreen Park on January 26, 1960 to William and Marjorie (Edgerley) Riebel. She married Laurence Moorman on November 29, 1979. She was a conductor for the Metra. Marjorie enjoyed cooking and her fr…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Timothy “Blue” Nicolei

    Timothy “Blue” Nicolei Timothy “Blue” Nicolei, 60, of DePue, died at home on March 12, 2019 after heart complications.  Cremation rites will be accorded.  A Celebration of Life will be 1:00 PM Friday in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle.  Visitation will be in the funeral home on Friday from 11:00 AM until time of services. Tim was born in Chicago on March 30, 1958 to Joseph and Ellen (Smith) Nicolei.  He was an amazing person and tattoo…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Carol Krzyaniak

    Carol Krzyaniak Carol Jean Krzyaniak, 70, of Peru, died March 15, 2019 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria after an extended battle with cancer. Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Monday in Queen of the Holy Rosary Shrine in La Salle with The Very Rev. Paul Carlson officiating.  Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in La Salle.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7:00 PM Sunday in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM.Additional visit…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Doris Schultz

    Doris Schultz Doris L. Schultz, 97 of Cherry died March 15, 2019 in Manor Court of Peru. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday in the Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle with Rev Karen Karczewski, Pastor of the Cherry United Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in Peru City Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 AM until time of services. Mrs. Schultz was born in Arlington on January 8, 1922 to Alvin and Margaret (Anderson) Lundgren. She married Edward Nickel on November…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Patricia Reynolds

    Patricia Reynolds Patricia Reynolds, 83, of Peru, died February 27, 2019 in Manor Court of Peru. Cremation rites have been accorded.  There will not be any services.  The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is handling her arrangements. Patricia was born in Aurora on March 9, 1935 to Albert and Esther (Sandberg) Salfisberg. She lived on the family farm in rural Yorkville until September 14, 1957 when she married Norman Reynolds.  They were married for 57 years until his passing in 2…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Agnes Shilney

    Agnes Shilney Agnes “Sis” Jeannette Shilney, 78, of Spring Valley, died March 3, 2019 in her home. Funeral services will be 7:00 PM Friday in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle.  Burial will be private.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7:00 PM Friday. Agnes was born in Chicago on October 4, 1940 to Chester and Geraldine (McCurdy) Shilney.  She worked as an Tax Accountant. Agnes is survived by one son, Stephan L. Wagner of Mendota; one daughter Amber (Matt Inzer) Rappley of… Agne…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Florence “Flo” Smorkol

    Florence “Flo” Smorkol Florence “Flo” Smorkol, 91, of La Salle, passed away March 6, 2019 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria with her loving family at her side. Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Monday in St. Patrick’s Church in La Salle with Rev. Gregory Jarzombek OSB officiating.  Visitation will be in the church on Monday from 10:00 AM until time of services.  The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is handling arrangements. Flo was born in La Salle on November 14, 19…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Richard Suplee

    Richard Suplee Richard “Rich” Suplee, 66, of La Moille died March 8, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle. Rich was born in Wichita Falls, TX on January 23, 1953 to Arthur and Mary (Highsmith) Suplee.  He married Debra Beukema, and is survived by five children, Jessica Suplee, Jeremy Suplee, Jon Suplee, Jene’ Suplee and… Richard…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Caroline Calicchio

    Caroline Calicchio Caroline A. Calicchio, 58, of La Salle, went back to her Lord’s arms on March 8, 2019. Funeral services will be 3:30 PM Thursday in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle with Pastor Cameron Graper, Pastor of Ax Church in La Salle, officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until time of services.  Cremation will follow her services. Caroline was born in Chicago on December 1, 1960 to Robert C. and June Rose (Lyons) Hecht.  She worked at FedEx Freight in Peru….

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Robert Walsh

    Robert Walsh Robert “Bob” E. Walsh, 80, of Ladd, passed away February 25, 2019, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, March 5 at Holy Trinity Church, Cherry, with Rev. Ronald Margherio, OSB officiating.  Visitation will be in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd on Tuesday from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  Cremation rights have been accorded. Bob was born February 15, 1939 in St. Mary Hospital in… Ro… View Original Notice → {{post_title}}

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Dennis Donarski

    Dennis Donarski Dennis “Denny” P. Donarski, 74, of Lostant, passed away at home surrounded by his family on February 28, 2019. Funeral services and burial will be private with Rev. Susan Barr officiating.  The Hurst Funeral Home in Tonica is assisting his family. Denny was born in La Salle on September 16, 1944 to Stanley and Marjorie (Dimmick) Donarski.  He married Cheryl L. Decker on July 3, 1965.  He then married Cheryl A. Henson on September 20,… Dennis “De… View Original Notice → {{post_title}}

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Christopher Long

    Christopher Long Christopher W. Long, 50, of Wenona, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on February 26, 2019 in Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria after a battle with cancer. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 AM Saturday in St. Mary’s Church in Wenona with the Franciscian Friars officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4 to 7:00 PM Friday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona and 9:30 AM… C…

  • La Salle,  Ladd,  Tonica,  Wenona

    Donna Petersen

    Donna Petersen Donna June Petersen, 90, of Peru, went to meet her Lord on Saturday February 16, 2019 in Illinois Valley Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday in Hurst Funeral Home in Tonica with Rev. Nathan Lambie officiating.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Tonica.  Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until time of services on Saturday. Mrs. Petersen was born in Waupaca, WI on May 2, 1928 to William and Augusta (Hansen) Madson. She married Forrest Peter…