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Linda Dolan

DWIGHT – Linda Violet Fieldman Dolan, 67, of Dwight passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Linda was born January 16, 1948 in Pontiac, daughter of Edwin R. and Lela Eyre Fieldman. She was married to the late Floyd J. “Jim” Emmons from…

Robert J. Oelschlager

STREATOR – Robert J. Oelschlager, 89, of Streator passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Born April 25, 1926 in Dwight, he was a son of Carl and Mary Agnes Gayon Oelschlager. He…

Tim Krominga

SOUTH ELGIN – Tim Krominga, 49, of South Elgin and formerly of Odell, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Advocate Sherman Hospital, Elgin, after a battle with cancer. Tim was born August 30, 1966 in Morris, son of Donald…

Kimberly A. Smith

Kimberly A. Smith died unexpectedly at her home Friday, November 20, 2015. Kim was born February 3, 1973 in Morris, Illinois. She was part of the 1991 graduating class of Dwight Township High School. She went on to study nursing…

Anne Burkhardt

GARDNER – Anne Burkhardt, 83, of Gardner passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Anne was born August 17, 1932 in Morris, daughter of Clarence and Agnes Sharp Gabel. She married Glenn Burkhardt February 8, 1953 in…

Thanksgiving Food

The conversation of what people eat for Thanksgiving came up the other day and the conclusion that was reached was “does anybody even like Thanksgiving food?” There are a few different popular items that always seem to get consumed around…

The Evolution of Justin Bieber

We all remember this Bieber. The guy was new to the scene. He had the shag haircut, he had that song that you most definitely have heard more than “One Time,” but we weren’t ready to anoint him a star…

Camille J. Floyd

GODLEY – Camille J. Floyd, 72, of Godley passed away Friday afternoon, November 13, 2015 at her home. Visitation will be held Friday, November 20, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway (one block North…

Kindred Ralph Turner

DWIGHT – Kindred Ralph Turner, 76, of Dwight passed away at Morris Hospital Friday, November 13, 2015. His funeral service will be at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, November 18, in the Dwight United Methodist Church. Pastor Lance Leeds will officiate.…

Patrick Jay Meckley

DWIGHT – Patrick Meckley, at the age of 67, peacefully passed away at his home in Dwight Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 9:58 a.m. A Memorial Service was held November 14, in the Dwight United Methodist Church. There was no…