Category: Obituaries

Samantha ‘Sammi’ Patterson

DWIGHT – Samantha Jane “Sammi” Patterson, 72, of Dwight passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Accolade Health Care of Pontiac after a battle with cancer. Sammi was born September 20, 1945 in Burlington, Iowa, daughter of Mary Jayne nee Lessenger…

Rosemary ‘Rose’ Carter

DWIGHT – Rosemary “Rose”  Carter, 90, of Dwight passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Rosemary was born September 2, 1927 in Sherman, IL, daughter of Anthony “Tony” and Mary Vignali Rock. She is survived by…

Edmond A. Murphy

DWIGHT – Edmond A. Murphy, 95, of rural Blackstone Sunbury Township and the last few years of Dwight, passed away Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:27 a.m. at Heritage Health in Dwight. Edmond was born February 6, 1922 in Medora,…

Ruth Kozlowsky

DWIGHT – Ruth Kozlowsky, 93, of Dwight and formerly of Ottawa, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Morris Hospital. Ruth was born August 19, 1924 in Wallace Township, daughter of Swen and Marie Newgaard Boe. She was a bookkeeper for…

Leland Martin Roe

MORRIS – Leland Martin Roe, 94, of Morris passed away peacefully Saturday, January 27, 2018. Visitation for Leland will be Friday, February 2, from 3 until 7 p.m. at the U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, Morris. A Celebration of Leland’s Life…

Walter W. Burg

GARDNER – Walter W. Burg, 79, of Gardner passed away at 6:20 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet. His funeral will be at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, January 31, at Hager Memorial Home in…

Geneva I. Staehling

ESSEX – Geneva I. Staehling, 61, of Essex passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, January 26, 2018 at her home. Visitation will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home &  Crematory, Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 10 a.m. until the 2 p.m.…

Lotus Veneris

Lotus C. Veneris, 78, of Reddick, passed away on Sunday (Jan. 21, 2018) at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. She was born on May 15, 1939, in Chicago, the daughter of Charpel and Myrtle (Nagell) Unz. Lotus married William…

Carol Sue Studley

METROPOLIS – Carol Sue Studley, 73, of Metro-polis, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 11:15 p.m. at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Surviving are her husband of almost 19 years, Herbert (Lee) Studley;…

Ronald Lee Hooper

ESSEX – Ronald Lee Hooper, 73, of Essex passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his wife and daughters. Ron was born February 8, 1944. He graduated from Reddick High School with the class of 1962.…