• Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Marilyn Emerson

    Marilyn Emerson Of Williams Bay   Marilyn Emerson was born July 9, 1935 in Springfield, Illinois to Fred and Marie (Dudda) Rinnus. She passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Atrium Post Acute Care of Williams Bay. Marilyn is survived by her children Michael Emerson, Brian (Sue) Emerson, Todd Emerson, Robin Emerson, Heidi Seaver, and Nicole Emerson; grandchildren Erin, Erik, and Joseph; great grandchildren Aarilyn, Levi, Ellias, and Eve. She was preceded in death by her husband Clarence “Sonny” Emerson, Jr.; her parents, and brother William “Billy” Rinnus. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 14, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 416 W Geneva St, Delavan, WI…

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    Lee A. Waswo

    Lee A. Waswo, 64, of Sharon, WI, and currently of Delavan, passed away on July 17, 2019 at St. Lukes Hospital.  He was born Oct. 23, 1954 in Chicago to Donald and Gloria (Nalenzy) Waswo.  He grew up in Rolling Meadows, IL and was the first graduating class of Rolling Meadows High School in 1972.  He was united in marriage to Kathryn (Kloeckner) on June 2, 1984.  Following marriage, they moved to Sharon, WI where he operated a dairy farm raising Jersey cows on Stateline Road.  Lee was a self-taught farmer, and happiest at the farm, passing down the knowledge to his children.  He enjoyed gardening and spending time with…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Donna Maria Brooke

    Donna Maria Brooke Of Sharon Donna Maria Brooke was born November 11, 1954 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Dominick J. and Margaret P. (Kelly) Lacovara.  She passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford, Illinois. Donna called Sharon home for 32 years. She was a passionate community volunteer who could often be seen running the Sharon Food Pantry, planning with the Historic Downtown, running meetings as the President of the Lion’s Club, supporting Friends of the Library, and supporting the Fire and Rescue squad through the Auxiliary. She loved Model A Day and Victorian Christmas. She was a lifetime member of Girl Scouts and was…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Louise R. Bilyea Sannes

    Sharon, Wi – Louise R. Bilyea Sannes, age 91, of Sharon, passed away peacefully on August 6th in her home surrounded by her children.  Louise was born on May 7, 1928 in Sharon Township, the daughter of the late Floyd E. Bilyea and Adele (Montanye) Featherstone.  The family moved to Darien in 1933, where she graduated from Darien Consolidated School in 1946. On June 5, 1948, Louise married Carl R. Sannes in Darien.  He preceded her in death on August 4, 2004. Louise was a talented woman with a variety of interests and hobbies.  After retiring as a supervisor from Admiral in Harvard, IL, she decided to learn how to…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Sherry A. Grisko

    Sherry A. Grisko, age 82, of Yorkville, IL passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019 at her home. She was born on July 23, 1937 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Kenneth and Nellie (Robertson) Brummet. Sherry was united in marriage on August 31, 1974 to Gerald J. Grisko and they spent the next 34 happy years together until his passing on April 9, 2008. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Mrs. Grisko was employed for many years as an executive secretary with Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, IL. Sherry enjoyed reading her Bible…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Marian Anna Gavin

    Marian Anna Gavin Of Lake Geneva Marian Anna Gavin was born January 11, 1922 in Walworth, Wisconsin to Henry G. and Lillian F. (Piersen) DeHaan.  She married Tom Gavin on October 21, 1944. She passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Arbor Village in Lake Geneva. Other than working in Chicago during WWII and moving to Rhode Island with her new husband at the end of the war, Marian was a lifelong resident of Walworth County living in north Walworth, Linn Township, and the village of Walworth.  In addition to raising ten children and doing accounting for Gavin Construction, Marian was active as a 4-H leader and poll worker…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Lynda Brummett

    Lynda Brummett, age 79, of Big Rock, IL passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019. A complete obituary will follow in the next edition. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or 815-286-3247.   The post Lynda Brummett appeared first on Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory.

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    Edward Ligeski

    Edward Ligeski, age 73, of Yorkville, IL, former of Lisle, IL, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Seasons Hospice in Naperville, IL. He was born on August 8, 1945 in Detroit, MI, the son of Andrew and Estelle (Fonk) Ligeski. Edward was united in marriage on July 18, 1970 to the former Sherry Lockett and they spent the next 49 happy years together. He was employed, for many years, by AT&T in Naperville. Ed was a former volunteer fireman on the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Department. He was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, and cousin who will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He is survived…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Helen F. Dickerson

    Helen F. Dickerson Of Sharon   Helen F. Dickerson was born December 24, 1932 in Sharon, Wisconsin to Chris A. and Marie Elizabeth (Binst) Hardt. She passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019 at Mercy Janesville Medical Center. Helen was a lifelong resident of Sharon. She graduated from Sharon High School in 1950. She married Paul in 1951. In her early years of marriage, she worked factory jobs at Borgs in Delavan and at Admiral in Harvard until giving birth to their only child Dave in 1963. Then her focus became being housewife and mother. While raising Dave she also did the books for Paul’s side job of Paul’s service…

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    Ronald A. Rahn

    Ronald A. Rahn Of Walworth   Ronald A. Rahn was born June 1, 1948 in Milwaukee to Albert and Marilyn Patricia (Howard) Rahn, Jr. He passed away quickly from Acute Myeloid Leukemia on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at his home in Walworth. Ron played basketball at South Division High School and then at Marquette University, being coached by Al McGuire. During those years he played against the likes of “Pistol” Pete Maravich and Elvin Hayes. Ron always had great stories to tell about those years. He graduated from Marquette in 1970, meeting his future wife Stephanie who also graduated from Marquette. Ron and Stephanie were married at St. Wenceslaus Catholic…

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    Richard Kenneth Davis

    Richard Kenneth Davis, age 78 of Yorkville, IL passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Hillside Rehab and Care Center in Yorkville, IL. He was born on October 29, 1940 in Aurora, IL the son of Kenneth B. and Olive (Fraley) Davis. Rich was united in marriage to his former wife, Marian Rae Gehrke, the mother of his children. He was later united in marriage on March 17, 1989 to Loretta Phillips Seward until her passing on June 24, 2009. He was raised on his family’s farm in Naperville, IL. After graduating from Naperville High School he was employed at the Nestle Garage in Naperville, IL.  Mr. Davis was…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    MARGARET MADDIO ONTL

    MARGARET MADDIO ONTL March 22, 1925 – July 5 2019 Margaret (Marge) Ontl 1925-2019 Margaret (Maddio) Ontl a resident of Walworth, WI, for 66 years, died on July 5, 2019 at the Wisconsin Veteran’s Home in Union Grove, WI. Known to many as Marge, she was born on March 25, 1925, in Christopher, IL, to Peter and Lucia (Baleria) Maddio. After losing her parents in a tragic accident at the age of 9, she moved with her siblings to the Illinois Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Children’s School in Normal, IL. It was founded for children of Civil War veterans and operated from 1865 to 1979. At the age of 14 she…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Robert Wayne Miller

    Robert Wayne Miller, age 63, of Montgomery, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at his home. He was born on February 10, 1956, in Aurora, IL the son of Adolph and Madeline (Stiles) Miller. Robert was employed by Caterpillar Inc. for many years until his retirement. He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law Richard and Debra Miller of Yorkville, IL, and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Madeline Miller. Interment will be at a later date. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, NelsonFuneralHomes.Com or 630-553-7611. The post Robert Wayne Miller appeared first on Nelson Funeral Homes &…

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    David William Lock

    David William Lock of Williams Bay   David William Lock was born April 28, 1939 in Dubuque, Iowa to Arthur and Lucille (Ball) Lock. He passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. Dave grew up on the Mississippi River and enjoyed a lifetime of boating, fishing and golf. Dave was a graduate of Dubuque Senior High School, class of 1957. He attended the University of Dubuque and the University of Iowa. Dave played football at Dubuque Senior High School, University of Dubuque as well for the U.S. Army when he was on active duty stationed in Germany. He was an officer of Dubuque…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Megan Degnan Feeney

    Megan Degnan Feeney, of Glenwood Springs, Fontana, WI, and earlier Homewood, IL and Worcester, MA, beloved wife of nearly 50 years of Jim Feeney; the most wonderful and devoted mother of Megan, Patrick (Karen), and JB (Francie) Feeney, and 4 foster children; adoring Grammy of Connor, Jack, Ellie, Catherine, and Cara; loved sister and sister-in-law of Mary (Tom) Lenehan, Topper (Deb) Degnan, Gerry (Melody) Degnan, Hugh (Jeanne) Feeney, Barrett (Anne) Feeney and Cathy (Dick) Ohs; and treasured aunt and godmother of many nieces and nephews. Megan was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Anne (Athy) Degnan, brother Tony and sister-in-law Joyce Degnan, brother Stephen Degnan, and a grandchild. A…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Edward J. Cygan Sr.

    Edward J. Cygan, Sr. Of Williams Bay Edward J. Cygan, Sr., was born August 20, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois to Thomas J. and Josephine (Wesolowski) Cygan. He passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his home in Williams Bay. Ed was. United States Veteran serving in the Korean War. In retirement, Ed was an entertainer, and loved his music. He was an accomplished organ and accordion master and was involved with the Milwaukee and Chicago accordion clubs, playing at retirement communities, and town festivals. Ed was a veteran of the Korean War, but during his working years, he was a salesman selling everything from cars to vacuum cleaners, always…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Ronald C. Kinser

    Ronald C. Kinser February 9, 1945 – July 10, 2019   Ronald Chester Kinser, age 74, of Plano, IL, passed away July 10, 2019 at home after an extended illness. He was born February 9, 1945, in Logan, W.Va. He is preceded in death by his wife Mary Herzog Kinser; his parents Obie Kinser and Lenora Williams Kinser Burgett; brothers Sterling Kinser, Keneth Flavel Kinser, Arthur Kinser, Eugene Kinser and James Franklin Kinser; and sisters Edith “Tanya” Kinser Bowman-Shaw and Florene Kinser Wren. He is survived by his sons. Anthony Amelio of Carol Stream, IL; Nicholas Amelio of Plano, IL; and Michael Kinser of Menasha, WI; granddaughters Hana Amelio, Tori…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Valerie Dean Smith Waldhier

    Valerie Dean Smith Waldhier, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at her home. Valerie was born on June 12, 1949, in Hinsdale, IL the daughter of Douglas and Grace (Morrell) Smith. Valerie was united in marriage on May 17, 1986 to Terrance Waldhier and they spent the next 33 happy years together. She was a member of the Millbrook United Methodist Church and had served on various committees and also volunteered as their secretary. Valerie was very proud of her Sandwich Fair Award winning cherry pie.  Valerie was a loving wife, step-mother, and sister, who will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She is survived…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Diane R. Cotton

    Diane R. Cotton, age 75 of Newark, IL passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the Symphony at Tillers in Oswego, IL. She was born on April 29, 1944 in Aurora, IL the daughter of Wallace and Ruth (Tesch) Cotton. Diane was employed for many years as an assistant to the Kendall County Circuit Clerk in Yorkville, IL. She enjoyed spending time with her family. Diane was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Diane is survived by her children, Laury (Mike) Lang of Montgomery, IL, John (Millie) Hood of Wauconda, IL and Kimberly (Steve) Fraser of Sandwich,…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Richard Lewis Pachter, Sr.

    Richard Lewis Pachter, Sr., age 79 of Yorkville, IL passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He was born on May 2, 1940 in Chicago, IL the son of Joseph and Cora (Schumacher) Pachter. Richard was united in marriage on September 4, 1982 to the former Dian Beckwell and they spent the next 36 years happily together. Mr. Pachter was a 1957 graduate of Downers Grove High School in Downers Grove, IL. Richard was the former owner and operator of Fox Valley Floor Sanding. He was later employed for many years by Caterpillar, Inc in Montgomery, IL. He enjoyed both fishing and…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Mary Carey

    Mary Carey, age 85, of Aurora, IL, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Bickford of Aurora in Aurora, IL. She was born on May 24, 1934 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Stephen and Margaret (Harkins) McNamara. Mary was united in marriage on July 15, 1961 to Michael Carey and they spent many happy years together until his passing. Mary was a devote member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Tucson, AZ. She was employed, for many years, as a secretary by both Johnson & Johnson and later Armor Dial. Mary loved to travel and owned a travel agency in Tucson, AZ. Mary was an avid…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Benjamin Eugene Jaeger

    Benjamin Eugene Jaeger was born 9/20/29, the only son of Everett and Edyth (Gawthorpe) Jaeger and raised on a farm outside Clarksville, Missouri. Ben died 6/27/19 and was cremated. Graduated from Clarksville High School and the University of Missouri, Columbia, with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Education, Mathematics and Physics. While in Clarksville, Ben kept the neighbors on their toes with homemade rafts, boats, iceboats, bobsleds, fireworks, rockets, cannons, model airplanes and tractors.  He sang with a boys quartet at many weddings and funerals. At the University he was a member of the Faculty of the Mathematics Department, sang with the University Singers, co-founded the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club,…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Retha Marlene Hafer

    Retha Marlene Hafer, age 62, of Helena, AR, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, TN. She was born on October 21, 1956 in Springdale, AR the daughter of James and Margaret (Mayes) Napier. Retha was united in marriage on March 15, 2002 to Earl P. Hafer. She was employed for many years in the Bentonville, AR area as a real estate agent. She is survived by her husband, Earl Hafer of Helena, AR; her children, Jama (Bradford) Engel of Hinckley, IL and Brian Winnike of IL; her stepchildren, Lisa (Blake) Robbins of Helena, AR and David Paul (Amy) Hafer of Hot Springs,…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Viola L. DeHaan

    Toynton Funeral Home 328 Kenosha St. Walworth, WI 262-275-2171   Obituary Form Viola L. DeHaan Of Walworth   Viola L. DeHaan was born September 18, 1923 in Sharon, Wisconsin to Raul R. and Anna (Kuntz) Gasch. She was united in marriage on September 1, 1940 to Wm J. DeHaan in Harvard, Illinois. Viola was a lifetime resident, living on the family farm for 76 years. Her husband passed away September 30, 1994. She passed away unexpectedly, on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. Growing up in a large family, Viola learned the value of sharing with her siblings. She and her brothers and sisters walked…

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    Margit V. Erickson

    Margit V. Erickson Of Walworth   Margit V. Erickson was born September 9, 1928 in Elmhurst, Illinois to Karl Arthur and Elsa H. (Hillenborg) Anderson.  She passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Golden Years of Walworth. Margit graduated from York High School in Elmhurst, Elmhurst College, and Northwestern University.  She was a speech correction teacher in the Hinsdale, Illinois school system for 19 years and was active in various education associations.  Margit then married the love of her life, Gilbert, and moved to the Walworth area.  She was active in community and church activities for many years.  Margit enjoyed travelling with her family, celebrating her Swedish heritage, and…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Susan J. Diderich

    Susan J. Diderich Of Walworth   Susan J. Diderich was born April 25, 1947 in Janesville, Wisconsin to Lloyd H. and Evelyn C. (McBride) Johns. She passed away with her family by her side, on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. Susan was a caring and selfless person. After high school she enlisted in the US Army and began her journey as a nurse and caregiver. After being honorable discharged she started her family raising 3 kids. She worked as an LPN at Harvard Hospital. She continued her education and obtained her Associates Degree in Nursing to become a RN. She then continued her career at…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Christopher B. Stankovich

    Christopher B. Stankovich, age 48, of Plano, IL passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019. He was born on March 24, 1971 in Aurora, IL. Christopher was employed for many years as a welder. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Christopher especially enjoyed working on engines and spending time with family and friends riding his Harley. He also loved partaking of a good cold beer. He is survived by his son, Chandler Stankovich of Sheridan, IL; his daughter, Karlee Stankovich of Sheridan, IL; his step-daughter, Kareena Harrison of Sheridan, IL; and his sister, Michele Stankovich of Sandwich, IL; as well as his two nieces. He was preceded in death…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Pamela Ferger

    Pamela Ferger was born November 23, 1963 in Belvidere, Illinois to Elbert Wesley and Leona Mae (Ashcraft) Barton. She passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Harvard, Illinois. Pam’s generosity shone brightly, she always put others ahead of herself. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and aunt. She loved spending time with family and friends, but especially cherished attending her nieces and nephews activities and sports. Pamela is survived by her mom Leona Mae Barton; sisters Brenda (Duane) Shores, Chrissy Huffman, and Anna (Troy) Thompson; brother Bob (Angie) Barton; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Bob; children Nick and…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Kenneth E. Carlson

    Kenneth E. Carlson, age 85 of Big Rock, IL passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Valley West Community Hospital in Sandwich, IL. He was born on November 7, 1933 in Big Rock, IL the son of Jerald and Hilma (Samuelson) Carlson. Kenneth was united in marriage to Irma Hund Evans in 1967 and they spent the next 11 years happily together until her passing in 1978. Mr. Carlson was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during the Korean War. Kenneth was a loving husband, step-father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle who will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Kenneth is survived by…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Virgil E. Lippold

    Virgil E. Lippold, age 94, of Yorkville, IL passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at The Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle, IL. He was born on September 8, 1924 in Aurora, IL the son of August and Irma (Bretthauer) Lippold Jr. Virgil was united in marriage on December 28, 1958 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk, IL to the former Shirley Weber and they spent the next 50 happy years of their lives together until her passing on February 7, 2009. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle who will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Mr. Lippold served his country proudly as…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    Beverly Pruessing

    Beverly Pruessing Of Delavan   Beverly Pruessing 68, of Delavan, Wisconsin, died unexpectedly on June,15,2019. She was born on October 22, 1950 in Canandaigua, New York, the first child of Wally and Marlene Pruessing. She graduated from Big Foot High School in Class of 1968 and received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from UW-Eau Claire. Following 10 years as an elementary teacher, she found her true joy and passion teaching junior high students. For the next 27 years, she taught 7th grade English at D.C. Everest schools in Schofield, Wisconsin. Upon her retirement in 2011, she moved to Delavan. She was an active member of Faith Ev. Lutheran Church…

  • Plano,  Sandwich,  Yorkville

    June E. Woodrich

    June E. Woodrich, 96 of Burlington passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Arbor View of Burlington. Private services were arranged with Toynton Funeral Homes. For more information call 262-275-2171. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to either Arbor View of Burlington, 34201 Arbor Lane, Burlington, WI 53105 or Allay Home and Hospice, 325 N. Corporate Dr. Suite 260, Brookfield, WI 53045 The post June E. Woodrich appeared first on Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory.

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    Roy Michael Pfeifer

    Roy Michael Pfeifer, 81, beloved husband of Gloria nee Kalas; loving father of Brandt (The Late Lauralee) Pfeifer and Patrick (DeAnna) Pfeifer; loved grandfather of Allison, Katelyn, Brandt, Colton, Benjamin, Sophia, and Cameron Cherished brother of the late Henry Pfeifer and brother-in-law to Judy Pfeifer. Visitation will be Sunday, June 9 from 2-6PM at Toynton’s Walworth Funeral Home, 3289 Kenosha St., Walworth, WI. Funeral prayers will be Monday, 10:30AM at the funeral home. Interment East Delavan Union Cemetery, Delavan, WI. Info call 262-275-2171. The post Roy Michael Pfeifer appeared first on Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory.

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    Robert A Fortino

    Robert Anthony Fortino was born October 7, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York to Louis and Theresa (D’Ambrosio) Fortino.  He passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at his home in Fontana. Bob was bigger than life. An active guy who loved many things…skiing, dancing, sailing, fine wines, traveling, his friends and most of all, his family. He could fix anything and was the neighborhood handyman. He spoiled his wife, the luckiest woman in the land. He had a successful career in the steel erecting business from which he retired in 2002. Robert is survived by his wife Linda (Michalson), whom he married on August 3, 1991 in Barrington, Illinois; his…

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    Debra Janda

    Debra Janda, age 64, of Yorkville, IL, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. She was born on March 1, 1955 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Eugene and Helen (Englebrect) Lewandowski. Debra was united in marriage on October 19, 1985 to Phillip Janda and they spent the next 33 years happily together. Debra was employed for many years as a secretary by Reinert Structures in Yorkville, IL. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Phillip Janda of Yorkville, IL; her children, Paul (Breanne) Banka of…