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Karl J. Hartmann - 84

12/31/1933 - 1/7/2018

Lake Holiday, IL

     Karl J. Hartmann, 84, of Lake Holiday, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Symphony at the Tillers in Oswego. He was born December 31, 1933 in Germany, the son of Wilhelm “Willy” and Katharina (Ritzert) Hartmann. He married Helga Grauke on December 19, 1960 in Maywood, IL. When ...

Irma Elizabeth Grady - 103

12/21/1914 - 1/7/2018

     Irma Elizabeth Grady, 103, passed away at 5:05 a.m. on January 7, 2018 at the Mendota Lutheran Home in Mendota, IL. She was born December 21, 1914 in Chana, IL, the daughter of Lester and Charlotte (Cross) O’Neill. She graduated from Somonauk High School in 1933. Irma married Harry ...

Eugene Edward Schrecengost - 87

5/3/1930 - 1/6/2018

Earlville, IL

     Eugene “Brute” Edward Schrecengost, 87, of Earlville, IL passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle. He was born May 3, 1930 in LaSalle, IL, the son of Harvey and Genevieve (Zelenski) Schrecengost. He married Donna Marie Harmon on July 26, 1958 in Earlville, ...

Richard M. "Rich" Mueller - 87

11/15/1930 - 12/26/2017

Sandwich, IL

     Richard M. “Rich” Mueller, 87, of Sandwich, Illinois passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at his home. He was born November 15, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois the son of Edwin C. and Bertha (Rohwer) Mueller. He married Barbara Lee Voight in 1954.      Rich was a lifetime member of the ...

Glen Howard Maloy - 91

6/10/1926 - 12/26/2017

Mendota, IL formerly of Leland, IL

     Glen H. “Bud” Maloy, 91, of Mendota, IL formerly of Leland, IL passed away, Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Stonecroft Village Retirement Community in Mendota, IL. He was born June 10, 1926 in Sterling, IL the son of Glen and Margaret (McLaughlin) Maloy. He married Grace Oulman on June ...

George A. VanPelt - 82

10/25/1935 - 12/26/2017

of Sandwich, Illinois

     George A. VanPelt, 82, of Sandwich, IL, in his words, “went to meet his maker,” on December 26, 2017, at his home. He was born October 28, 1935 in Polk County Wisconsin, to Leslie and Magdalene (Remley) VanPelt. He attended country grade school and while a freshman at Frederic ...

Craig H. Durbin - 49

10/19/1968 - 12/29/2017

Plano, IL

     Craig H. Durbin, 49, of Plano, IL passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at his home in Plano. He was born October 19, 1968 in Sandwich, IL the son of Joseph L. and Carole A. (Smith) Durbin. Craig was a proud member of the United States Army Reserves.      He ...

Dolores "Dee" Thrall - 90

6/11/1927 - 12/28/2017

Bradenton, FL, formerly of Somonauk, IL

     Dolores “Dee” Thrall, 90, of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Somonauk, IL, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at West Minster Towers Skilled Nursing Care in Bradenton, FL. She was born June 11, 1927 in Racine, WI, the daughter of Axel and Dorothy (Anderson) Hansen. Dee and ...

Helen L. Johnson - 92

4/27/1925 - 12/24/2017

Earlville, IL

     Helen L. Johnson, 92, of Earlville, IL passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at OSF St. Paul Medical Center in Mendota, IL. She was born April 27, 1925 in Geneva, IL, the daughter of Herbert and Lydia (Lien) Youssi. She married Orville Johnson on August 31, 1947 in Lee, ...

Eric Aden Danielson - 57

10/15/1960 - 12/16/2017

Batavia and Leland, IL

     Eric Aden Danielson, 57, of Batavia and Leland, IL, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. He was born October 15, 1960 in Sandwich, IL, the son of Edward A. and Shirley J. (Lindblad) Danielson. He married Maria A. Kawka on June 30, ...

Leslie N. "Les" Tucker - 74

5/3/1943 - 12/17/2017

Sandwich, IL

     Leslie N. “Les” Tucker, 74, of Sandwich, Illinois passed away, Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Valley West Hospital in Sandwich, IL. He was born May 3, 1943 in Kewanee, IL, the son of Nolen and Lucille (Hanchett) Tucker, who preceded him in death. He married Estelle Lauletta December 31, ...

Ronald E. "Ron" Flower - 78

4/9/1939 - 12/14/2017

Leland, IL

     Ronald E. “Ron” Flower, 78, of Leland, IL passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at his home. He was born April 9, 1939 in Aurora, IL, the son of Earle and Inez “Sally” (Lull) Flower. He married Eileen Lynch Dulin on November 10, 1973 in Leland, IL. Ron was ...

Arleane Harriet Olson - 89

8/28/1928 - 12/13/2017

Leland, IL

     Arleane Harriet Olson, 89, of Leland, IL passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Iron Wood Estates in Sandwich, IL.      She was born August 28, 1928 in Earlville, IL, the daughter of Andrew and Hilma (Torkilson) Aurbeck. She married Robert E. Olson on April 6, 1946 in Leland, IL.      ...

Josephine "Ma" Luman - 99

12/31/1917 - 12/12/2017

Plano, IL

     Josephine “Ma” Luman, 99, of Plano, Illinois passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at home. She was born December 31, 1917 in Joliet, IL the daughter of Louis and Antonia (Stanfel) Sameck her mother died when she was young and her step-mother Rose (Rom) helped raise her. She married ...

Jean Ross Loe - 94

10/18/1923 - 12/10/2017

of Plano, Illinois

     Jean Ross Loe, 94, of Plano, Illinois passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Brookdale Assisted Living Center in Olympia Fields, IL. She was born October 18, 1923 in Chicago, IL the third daughter of William and Edith (Kirschstein) Ross. Jean was a long-distance telephone operator in 1942. She ...

Theresa Kirby - 56

11/6/1961 - 12/3/2017

Maple Park, IL

THERESA KIRBY – 56      Theresa Kirby, 56, of Maple Park, IL passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb, Il surrounded by her family. She was born November 6, 1961 in Miami, FL, the daughter of Leroy and Margaret (Merritt) Freeman. She married Jeffrey T. Kirby ...

Mildred "Millie" Elaine Gast - 90

12/22/1926 - 12/2/2017

Earlville, IL

     Mildred Elaine “Millie” Gast, 90, of Earlville, IL passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the LaSalle County Nursing Home in Ottawa, IL. She was born on December 22, 1926 in Sandwich, IL the daughter of Erik and Gertrude (Michaelson) Rosengren. She married Ralph C. Gast on May 19, ...

Gregory Alan Hanson - 70

11/11/1947 - 11/29/2017

Somonauk, IL

     Gregory Alan Hanson, 70, of Somonauk, IL passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in his home with his family. He was born November 11, 1947 in Sandwich, IL, the son of Harold and Myrtle (Wold) Hanson. He married his high school sweetheart, Connie Shumway on August 14, 1971 in ...

Steven C. Botts - 64

2/3/1953 - 11/24/2017

of Earlville, Illinois

     Steven C. Botts, 64, of Earlville, IL passed away, Friday, November 24, 2017 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He was born February 3, 1953 in Mendota, IL the son of Charles E. and Marilyn M.(Gast) Botts Jr. He attended Earlville Schools and graduated in ...

Margie Jessie Schumaker - 93

4/14/1924 - 11/25/2017

Plano, IL

     Margie Jessie Schumaker, 93, of Plano, Illinois passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Bickford of Oswego. She was born April 14, 1924, delivered by her grandmother, Nettie Michael at the family home in Iuka, IL, the daughter of James Jesse and Mary ...