Author: paper

James Sorensen

YORKVILLE – James M. “Jim” Sorensen, 76, of Yorkville passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 25, 1941 in Streator, son of Dale and Margaret Burns…

Winter Sports

Now that the underappreciated holiday has taken place, it’s time to take on the rest of the winter. The beginning of December is usually a real hurdle, it’s always when it starts to get colder than just regular cold, where…

Arlene C. Armstrong

ODELL – Arlene C. Armstrong, 82, of Odell passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 in a private care home where she had been residing. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 2, until the 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian…

Karen Nelson

DWIGHT – Karen Nelson, 75, of Dwight passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 at her home in Dwight surrounded by her family. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m., Friday, December 1, at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. Cremation rites…

Alice Adele Zimmerman

DWIGHT – Alice  Adele Zimmerman passed away at 11:36 p.m., Friday, November 17, 2017 shortly after birth at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. Funeral services: private for the family, and private family burial in Round Grove Cemetery, rural Campus. Alice was…

Louise Allen

FAIRBURY – Louise Allen, 87, of Fairbury passed away at 7:21 p.m., Friday, November 24, 2017 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m., Friday, December 1, at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury, and one…

Donald G. Heinrich

DWIGHT – On Saturday, November 18, 2017 Donald Glen “Tiny” Heinrich passed away suddenly at his home in Dwight as a result of complications after a fire started in his garage. Don was born in Pontiac March 19, 1964 and…

Donald G. Heinrich

DWIGHT – On Saturday, November 18, 2017 Donald Glen “Tiny” Heinrich passed away suddenly at his home in Dwight as a result of complications after a fire started in his garage. Don was born in Pontiac March 19, 1964 and…

My Brother is 21!

It finally happened, my little brother turned 21. I remember when I turned 21, and it’s definitely the most exciting birthday, it’s the first time you can go to a bar and buy yourself a drink, it opened a whole…

Esther Shrewsbury

PONTIAC – Esther E. Shrewsbury, 86, of Pontiac died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Accolade Health Care, Pontiac. Esther was born December 8, 1930, at Goodfarm, daughter of August and Lena Lambert Denker. She married John R. Shrewsbury December 7,…