Category: Obituaries

Philip Mehochko, Jr.

COAL CITY – Philip Mehochko, Jr., 61, of Coal City passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet. Being born and raised in the Coal City area, Phil Jr. has been able to become a great friend…

Dr. Carl P. Mattioda

STREATOR/SPRING VALLEY – Dr. Carl P. Mattioda, 88, of Spring Valley and formerly of Streator, passed away June 2, 2018. He is survived by two daughters and one son; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. His wife, Alice, preceded him in death.…

Kathryn Bouk

KEMPTON – Kathryn “Faye” Bouk, 88, of Kempton and formerly of Cabery, passed away at 1:20 p.m., Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center ER in Kankakee. A visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m., Thursday, June…

Dorothy M. Jobst

PONTIAC – Dorothy M. Jobst, 86, of Pontiac passed away June 5, 2018 at Meadows Mennonite Retire-ment Community in Chenoa. Dorothy was born October 30, 1931 in Pontiac, a daughter of William and Marie Schoop Schulz. She married Donald F.…

Betty E. Thorson

_Betty E. Thorson_MORRIS – Betty E. Thorson, 89, of Morris passed away peacefully Friday, June 1, 2018 with her family by her side. Born March 29, 1929 in Morris, she was the daughter of Stanley and Corrine Strom Lauridsen. She…

Felisha Rae Heelan

BRAIDWOOD – Felisha Rae Heelan, 26, of Braidwood and formerly of Braceville, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet. Felisha Rae was born November 15, 1991 in Libertyville, daughter of Deborah Welz Heelan of…

Elizabeth Kolenc

Elizabeth Kolenc, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Her funeral service was Wednesday, May 30, in St. Mary Nativity Church, Joliet, with interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Joliet.

Howard L. Sancken

PONTIAC – Howard L. Sancken, 85, of Pontiac passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 4:20 a.m. at Good Samaritan Home in Pontiac. His funeral service will be today, Wednesday, June 6, at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church,…

Robert West

BLACKSTONE – Robert (Bob, Curly) West, 91, of rural Blackstone departed to his heavenly home on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 2 p.m. at home with his family. A “Celebration of Life” will be held in the future. Bob was…

Harold Quiram, Jr.

GARDNER – Harold Quiram, Jr., 61, of Gardner passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Morris Hospital. Per Harold’s wishes, flameless cremation rites have been accorded, and a private family memorial will be held at a later date. Harold…