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Festival

Another Chicago festival, this time in the form of music and Lollapalooza. I have attended in the past, but I did not end up attending this year and enjoying the festivities. It’s always interesting in Chicago when there’s a big…

Glenn William Mertes

CHARLOTTE, NC – Glenn William Mertes, 70, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 at his home in Charlotte. He was in the company of his loving family and in the devoted care of hospice. A service to celebrate Glenn’s life…

Delbert C. Holcomb

PONTIAC – Delbert C. Holcomb, 56, of Pontiac passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 3, 2017 at his home. Delbert Clinton was the son of Catherine “Katie” Chaney Holcomb of Marseilles and the late Delbert “Rocky” Holcomb. He will be remembered for…

Barbara J. Legner

PONTIAC – Barbara J. Legner, 84, of Pontiac passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 9:42 a.m. at her home. Barbara was born July 25, 1933 in Morris, daughter of Charles A. and Lena Lasse Ely. She married Bernard Legner…

Saving $$$

The art of saving money in 2017. It’s an art I would say that I’m still very far from mastering, but I thought maybe it would be interesting to give insight into how I approach it vs. how maybe it…

Faye Nelson

MORRIS – Faye Nelson, 84, of Morris passed away Friday morning, July 28, 2017 at Regency Care in Morris. Visitation and video tribute will be held Thursday, August 3, from 4 until 7 p.m. at Reeves Funeral Home, 408 E.…

Evelyn Howland

GARDNER –  Evelyn Howland, 95, of Gardner passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Visitation will be at the Church of Hope in Gardner Saturday, August 5, from 9 until 11 a.m. with funeral…

Heidemarie G. Strufe

DWIGHT – Heidemarie G. “Heidi” Strufe, 65, of Dwight passed away at 7:20 p.m., Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Heritage Health in Dwight, surrounded by her loving daughters. Heidi was born in Molme, Germany April 22, 1952, a daughter of…

LeRoy James Haag

CULLOM – LeRoy James Haag, 91, of Cullom passed away at 8:58 a.m., Friday, July 21, 2017 at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 26, in…