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    Judith Harding, 78

    Judith Harding, 78 Dec 7, 2019 March 13, 1941 – Nov. 20, 2019 Judith Jean Harding passed away in Woodstock, Ill., on Nov. 20, 2019, surrounded by her family following a short illness. Judy lived most of her life in Woodstock with her loving husband of 54 years, John E. Harding. Over the past few… read more

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    Beulah Jacobson Allayaud, 100

    Beulah Jacobson Allayaud, 100 Dec 4, 2019 Beulah Jacobson Allayaud, age 100, formerly of Woodstock, passed away Saturday, Nov.30, 2019, in Godfrey, Ill., where she had lived since 2005. She was born Dec. 21, 1918, to Erick and Fern Jacobson. Beulah was an educator, teacher, and principal for the Woodstock… read more

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    John A. Kruse, 70

    John A. Kruse, 70 Nov 19, 2019 John A. Kruse, 70, of Woodstock, Ill., passed away peacefully at his home Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, after a five-year battle with prostate cancer. John was born Nov. 10, 1949, to the late Paul and Carol Kruse in Addison, Ill. The family moved to rural Woodstock in 1957…. read more

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    Dr. William Larsen, 84

    Dr. William Larsen, 84 Nov 15, 2019 Dr. William Larsen was born in Oak Park, Ill., on October 4, 1935, to Roy and Gertrude (Voss) Larsen. He spent his childhood and years in active medical practice in Woodstock, Ill. Following graduation from Woodstock Community High School, he attended the University… read more

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    Barbara J. Kries, 87

    Barbara J. Kries, 87 Nov 13, 2019 Barbara J. Kries, age 87, of Woodstock, passed away in her sleep peacefully on Nov. 8, 2019. She was born on Oct. 5, 1932, in Chicago to George and Elizabeth (Soukup) Conlin. Barbara was very active in her church community at St. Patrick’s of Hartland for 31 years…. read more

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    Dylan Torres, 24

    Dylan Torres, 24 Nov 5, 2019 Dylan Torres, 24, of Woodstock, Ill., passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, after a long battle with addiction. Dylan was born Aug. 8, 1995, in McHenry, Ill., to Rudy and Natalie Torres. Dylan woke up fighting his addiction every single day and always found it in his… read more

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    Calvin F. Leisch, 95

    Calvin F. Leisch, 95 Oct 30, 2019 A memorial service for Calvin F. Leisch, 95, of Kalona, Iowa, formerly of Woodstock, Ill., will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home in Woodstock. The family will greet friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time… read more

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    Mathew R.P. Perrone

    Mathew R.P. Perrone Oct 24, 2019 It is with our deepest sorrow we announce that Mathew R.P. Perrone (“Mat”) passed away yesterday morning [Oct. 23] after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Diane; sister, Jill Perrone; brother, Mark Perrone; nephew, Kevin; his daughters, Lynn Ellen… read more

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    Louis Francis Barone, 92

    Louis Francis Barone, 92 Oct 24, 2019 Louis Francis Barone, 92, of Woodstock, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 7, 1927, in Cicero, Ill., to Selvino and Mary (Geraldi) Barone. Mr. Barone enlisted in the Navy in June of 1944, upon graduation… read more

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    Janet M. ‘Jan’ (Locke) Tornow, 81

    Janet M. ‘Jan’ (Locke) Tornow, 81 Oct 22, 2019 July 11, 1938-Oct. 15, 2019 Janet M. “Jan” Tornow died Oct. 15, 2019. She was 81 years old. She was born July 11, 1938, in Elgin, Ill., to Edward T. and Edith M. (Hollarbush) Locke. She graduated from Woodstock Community High School in 1956. After High School Jan… read more

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    Orient Michael Melone, 90

    Orient Michael Melone, 90 Oct 18, 2019 Orient Michael Melone, beloved husband of Patricia Ann, passed away on Oct. 16, 2019, in Barrington, Ill. He was born in Chicago on Aug. 24, 1929. Preceded in death by his son, Orient Michael Melone III (1956-1963) and grandson Michael Patrick Melone (1991-2010), he… read more

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    Donna-Marie Gazdziak, 66

    Donna-Marie Gazdziak, 66 Oct 15, 2019 Donna-Marie Gazdziak, 66, of Woodstock, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at the Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Huntley. She was born March 7, 1953, in Chicago to Francis X. and Dorothie (Lundeen) Corcoran. She married Michael Gazdziak on Feb. 14, 1981…. read more

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    Jerome B. Doty, 71

    Jerome B. Doty, 71 Oct 11, 2019 Jerome B. Doty, 71, of Rockford, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. He was born Dec. 29, 1947, in Woodstock, Ill., the son of Everet and Lucille (Mends) Doty. Jerome grew up on a farm in Woodstock. Jerome married the love of his life, Suzanne Arko, on Nov. 1, 1980. He… read more

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    Barry A. Lamb Sr., 75

    Barry A. Lamb Sr., 75 Oct 11, 2019 Barry A. Lamb Sr., 75, of Woodstock, Ill., passed away Wednesday Oct. 9, 2019, at Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital in Huntley, Ill. Barry was born Oct. 22, 1943, to the late Robert and Jeanne (Pilotte) Lamb in Kankakee, Ill. Barry is survived by his wife of 53… read more

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    Dennis Terrell Nix, 73

    Dennis Terrell Nix, 73 Oct 8, 2019 Dennis Terrell Nix, age 73, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. Denny was born March 9, 1946, in Waukegan, Ill., the son of Emily Mary (née Urcikan) and Charles Terrell Nix. As the courageous soldier he was, he bravely fought the effects of Agent Orange since… read more