Category: Obituaries

Louis ‘Bud’ W. Mombrun

HERSCHER – Louis  W. “Bud” Mombrun, 83, of Herscher and formerly of Reddick and Wilmington, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Miller Rehabilitation Clinic in Kankakee. Visitation will be Sunday, November 11, from 1 until 5 p.m. at the R.W.…

Leona Kirchner

ESSEX – Leona Caroline Kirchner, 88, of Essex passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at her home. Memorial visitation will be Saturday, November 10, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at R.W. Patterson Funeral Home in Braidwood. Interment will follow…

Virginia Tummel-Thompson

MORRIS – Virginia “Kay” Tummel-Thompson, 75, of Morris and formerly of Coal City, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born November 26, 1942 in Centralia, Missouri, Virginia Kay was a daughter of James and…

Eldon Brunner

REDDICK – What a Life! Eldon Brunner of Reddick died August 31, 2018. Lt. Colonel Eldon J. Brunner will be interred with military honors at 1 p.m., in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Friday, November 9. A public memorial service…

Ralph L. Cole

ABERY – Ralph L. Cole, 58, of Cabery and formerly of Herscher, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at University of Chicago Hospital. He was born May 15, 1960, son of Robert and Barbara Williams Cole. Ralph enjoyed painting and…

Douglas E. Hockey

PONTIAC – Douglas E. Hockey, 59, of Pontiac passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Hines VA Hospital in Chicago. A graveside service with full military rites will be held Saturday, November 3, at 9:30 a.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery,…

Dr. Lynn Nelson

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – Dr. Lynn Nelson, a former social studies teacher at Dwight Township High School – 1972 through 1980, passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in West Lafayette, Indiana. After teaching at DTHS, Dr. Nelson earned his Ph.D…

Richard Breen

GARDNER – Richard Breen, 73, of Gardner and formerly of Joliet, Illinois and Arlington, Texas, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at his home. Richard James was born May 3, 1945 in Joliet, son of Edward Joseph and Marjorie Maxwell…

Dennis Sullivan

GARDNER – Dennis Sullivan, 63, of Gardner passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dennis was born November 13, 1954 in Joliet, son of Francis and Virginia Malnar Sullivan. He was a graduate of Joliet…

Margaret Halpin

CULLOM – Margaret Evon “Marge” Halpin, 63, of Cullom passed away at 2:49 p.m., Thursday, October 18, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Margaret was born in Fairbury October 19, 1954, a daughter of Paul B. and Rosemary Steiger Hills.…