Category: Obituaries

Barbara Bogert

Barbara Bogert, 69, of Dwight, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Christ Medical Center in Oaklawn, surrounded by her family. According to Barbara’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Barbara was born on March 16, 1949 in Pekin, IL,…

Jim Sterba

MAZON – Jim Sterba, 72, of Mazon passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood. Born April 19, 1946 in Chicago, James Charles was a son of Charles and Ruth Sanders Sterba. He was raised in…

Cathie Huston

GARDNER – Cathie Huston, 71, of rural Gardner, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood. Born June 21, 1947 in Decatur, Cathie Lee was a daughter of Leroy and Jessica Berta Brandt. She was raised…

Jennifer Snell

DWIGHT – Jennifer Snell, Dwight, peacefully passed away in Peoria on March 5, 2019. Her husband Stanley Snell, Jr. preceded her in death. She is survived by her four children, Kenny Ray Greer, Earlville; Keith Greer, Dwight; Brenda Lee, Ottawa;…

Jean E. Leranger

COAL CITY – Jean E. Leranger, 70, of Coal City passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Per Jean’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation…

Paul A. Hosier

DWIGHT – Anne Murray’s “Could I Have This Dance?” held a special place in the heart of Paul A. Hosier, 77, of Dwight and formerly of Flanagan. After 39 years of marriage to his wife, Joyce Beaver Hosier, Paul ended…

Victoria Ann Roeder

DWIGHT – Victoria Ann “Vickie” Roeder, 61, of Dwight passed away at the University of Chicago Medical Center Monday, February 25, 2019. Vickie was born September 13, 1957 in Champaign, daughter of Robert and Mary Talbot Bechmann. She married Robert Roeder…

Samuel H. Haley

ODELL – Samuel H. Haley, 74, of Odell passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:35 a.m. at Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac. Sam was born May 15, 1944 in Mt. Vernon, son of Samuel F. and Leona Mamer Haley. He…

Duane M. Rhodes

DWIGHT – Duane M. Rhodes, 75, of Dwight passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 in his home in Dwight. Visitation will be Friday, March 8, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Hager Memorial Home in Dwight. Funeral services will be…

Fr. Ronald E. Dodd

LACON – Fr. Ronald E. Dodd, 74, of Lacon passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at OSF  Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. Father Dodd was ordained a Priest May 28, 2005. He served as Parochial Vicar at four…