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Team Loyalty All Year

There is something that I have noticed since the start of football season that I feel needs to be addressed in one form or another. It’s something that I have noticed specifically in the city of Chicago, and it relates…

Bernadette M. Davidson

CHANNAHON – Bernadette M. Davidson, 71, of Channahon passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet. A  Mass  of  Christian Burial will be celebrated today, Wednesday, October 4, at 10 a.m. in St.…

Mary L. Drinan

KINSMAN – Mary L. Drinan, proud mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, dedicated Catholic, retired teacher, seasoned traveler, bridge player extraordinaire, and lifelong White Sox fan, passed away in Northlake September 30, 2017 at the age of 94. She was raised in…

Father William Ryan

STREATOR – The Reverend Father William Arthur “Art”  Ryan, 87, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Manor Court assisted living in Peru. He was born April 29, 1930 in Streator, the youngest son of John Dennis Ryan and Alice…

Gerener Buegel

ROMEOVILLE –  Gerener Buegel, 82, of Romeoville passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Season’s Hospice in Naperville. Visitation will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home, Braidwood, Saturday, September 30, from 9 a.m. until the 12 noon funeral service.…

Sunday Scaries

I’m currently writing this while watching the Sunday night football game between Oakland and Washington, and much of the story all day with all the games has been about President Trump’s comments and the reactions to the comments and so…

Elizabeth L. Kempen

JOLIET – Elizabeth L. “Betty” Kempen, 92, of Joliet and formerly of Clifton, passed away at 9:25 p.m., Friday, September 22, 2017 at Heritage Health in El Paso. Cremation rites were accorded. Visitation will be one hour preceding the 10 a.m.…

Ben Webster

DWIGHT – Ben Webster of Dwight passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Parkview Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a year-long battle with colon cancer. A memorial service will be at a later date. As it was Ben’s request,…

Lucille Phelan

KINSMAN – Lucille Phelan, 96, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at her home in Kinsman. Visitation will be today, Wednesday, September 27, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 1201 West Route 6, Morris.…