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James R. Warfield

STREATOR – James R. Warfield, 68, of Streator passed away Monday, January 4, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Sanford Warfield; son, James (Melinda) Warfield, and daughter, Catherine Warfield; three grandsons; one…

Nathan John Lindner

COAL CITY – Nathan John Lindner, 27, of Coal City passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Morris Hospital. Nathan was born August 8, 1988 in Morris, son of Linda Findlay Lindner and Brett Lindner, both of Coal City. He was…

Karl A. Fjelde

GARDNER – Karl A. Fjelde, 60, of Gardner passed away Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Morris Hospital. Family and friends will meet at the United Lutheran Church in Gardner Wednesday, January 13, 2016 for funeral services at 10 a.m. Pastor…

Robert T. Stansberry, Sr.

MORRIS – Robert Thomas Stansberry, Sr., 93, of Morris passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at his home. He was born June 6, 1922 in Des Moines, Iowa, a son of Roland and Ruth Hyde Stansberry. He was raised and…

Charlene Pozdol

ODELL – Charlene Pozdol, 65, of Odell passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016 in Odell. Charlene was born April 2, 1950 in Chicago, daughter of Richard and Grace Rychell Johnson. Surviving are her sons: Richard T. (Jessica) Pozdol of Woodbridge,…

Michael D. Elmhorst

CHENOA – Michael D. “Mikey” Elmhorst, Jr., 26, of Chenoa passed away January 3, 2016 in Pontiac. He was born March 17, 1989 in Kankakee to Michael Elmhorst Sr. and Anntionette Langlois. Michael is survived by his partner, Eric Warren…

Patricia M. Hilsabeck

SAUNEMIN – Patricia M. Hilsabeck, 64, of Saunemin passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 2:18 p.m. at OSF St. James John W. Albrecht Medical Center, Pontiac. Patricia was born January 15, 1951 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, daughter of Edward and…

Dorothy J. Scott

DWIGHT – Dorothy J. Scott, 89, of Dwight passed away at 2:55 a.m., Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Morris Hospital. Visitation will take place from 4 until 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. There will be…

Seize the Opportunity

It’s always great in Dwight when a new business opens, Dwight can never have enough of them. Recently Lu’s opened, a bar and grill in downtown Dwight. I think this officially solidifies Dwight as a food mecca in central Illinois.…

Marilyn Baker

SAUNEMIN – Marilyn Baker, 87, of Saunemin died Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Good Samaritan Home, Pontiac. Cremation rites were accorded and private services will be held at a later date. Marilyn was born April 28, 1928 in Saunemin, daughter…