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Paul E. Lucas

COAL CITY – Paul Ellsworth Lucas, 89, of Morris passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at Morris Hospital, surrounded by his entire family. He was born July 29, 1926 in Verona, son of John and Angie Gard Lucas. He was raised in Verona…

Eloise M. Murphy

DWIGHT – Eloise M. Murphy, 93, originally of rural Blackstone, Sunbury Township, and in the last few years of Dwight, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at 6:40 a.m. at Heritage Health in Dwight. Her Funeral Mass will be at…

Eileen B. Meiferdt

COAL CITY – Eileen B. Meiferdt, 50, of Coal City and formerly of Joliet passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Visitation and video tribute will be held Friday, August 7, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Reeves Funeral Home, 75…

John M. Corning

SAUNEMIN – John M. Corning, 78, of Saunemin passed away at St. James in Pontiac Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Cremation rites were accorded. John was born March 23, 1937 in Lincoln, Nebraska, son of Charles and Katherine deMusiel Corning. He met…

Rev. Oliver Zivney

DWIGHT – Rev. Oliver Kermit “Doc” Zivney went to his Lord and Savior July 30, 2015 at Heritage Health of Dwight, where he had been a resident since early spring. He was born April 24, 1926 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin,…

College

In my early years of high school I never really imagined being at one certain college. I never had my heart set on going to a specific place. I thought that college basket- ball might be in the future, but…

Barbara A. Burger

DWIGHT – Barbara A. Burger, 75, of Dwight passed away July 22, 2015. Cremation rites have been accorded. A brief prayer service will be held Thursday, July 30, at 10 a.m. at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight, with immediate burial in…

Gary L. Schade

KANKAKEE – Gary L. Schade, 58, of Kankakee and formerly of Bloomington, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born February 25, 1957 in Fairbury, son of Leslie and Sylvia Schade (Bloomstrand). He graduated from…

Timothy F. Kehoe, Sr.

DWIGHT – Timothy F. “Tim” Kehoe, Sr., 77, of Dwight passed away at 11:32 a.m., Monday, July 20, 2015. Tim was born April 6, 1938 in Streator, son of Timothy and Mary Zita Mcdonald Kehoe. He married Karen Roberts September…

Agreed Upon.

Social Media keeps everyone more connected; that can’t be denied. It’s also very easy to see when people disagree with something in large numbers. An example of this is the ESPY’s recent decision to give a transgender person the courage…