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Freddie S. Read

WILMINGTON – Freddie S. Read, 85, of Wilmington and formerly of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday morn- ing, July 11, 2015 at his home. The family will receive friends Saturday, July 18, from 9 a.m.until the memorial service at Reeves Funeral…

Doris Jean Vogen

STREATOR – Doris Jean Simantel Vogen, 92, of Streator and formerly of Dwight, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 at Heritage Healthcare of Streator at 2:45 p.m. Doris was born December 10, 1922 in Goodfarm, daughter of Martin and Hildagarde…

Working On Myself

Last Thursday I attended a concert in Chicago at the legendary “Metro”. (I’m honestly not that big a fan of the venue, but that’s okay, other people like it I guess.) The artist I was going to see was Mike…

Constance Buck

Constance “Connie” Buck, formerly of Bookwalter Woods, rural Gardner, passed away at St. Patrick’s Residence, Naperville, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the age of 87. Connie is lovingly remembered by her son, Steven, Janet (wife), son, Devin, Caroline (wife) daughter, Sherry,…

Marilyn Lindsay

RANSOM – Marilyn Lindsay, 68, of Ransom died Friday evening, June 19, 2015 at St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Private family funeral services will be held. Hagi Funeral Home, Streator, is in charge of arrangements. Marilyn was born May 12, 1947 in…

Donna L. Landis

BOURBONNAIS – Donna L. Landis, 80, of Bourbonnais and formerly of Cullom, passed away at 4:10 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee. Visitation will be for one hour preceding her 11 a.m. funeral service today, Wednesday,…

Paul Kenneth Marx

KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA – Paul Kenneth Marx, 91, of Kissimmee, Florida passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015. He was born September 20, 1923, son of Glen Louis and Matilda K. Keneipp Marx in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Paul married Thelma Christiana October 5, 1972…

Appreciation

This past Sunday was June 21, which happened to be the longest day of the year. It also happened that the longest day of the year was Father’s Day. At first I didn’t realize that it was the first day…