Category: Obituaries

Mary E. Pritts

DWIGHT – Mary E. Pritts, 85, of Dwight passed away at 2:45 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Morris Hospital in Morris. Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m., Wednesday, August 14, at Hager Memorial Home in Dwight. Funeral services…

Richard L. Forneris

FAIRBURY – Richard Leo Forneris, 75, of Fairbury and formerly of Reddick, passed away at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee. Cremation rites have been accorded. A visitation will be held from 9 until 11 a.m.,…

Charles E. Ozee

BRACEVILLE – Charles E. Ozee, 80, of Braceville passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at Heritage Health in Dwight. He was born June 15, 1939 in Shawneetown, son of William and Martha Roberts Ozee. He married Carolyn Ziegler June 1,…

Landon J. Olsen

The exciting moments of pregnancy have turned to sorrow and heartfelt loss with the death of Landon J. Olsen, who was stillborn at 37 weeks on August 1, 2019 at 6:53 a.m. Landon was three pounds, eight ounces and 16.25…

Richard E. Kafer

FAIRBURY – Richard E. “Dick” Kafer, 78, of Fairbury died Saturday, July 20, 2019 at OSF  St.James Medical Center, Pontiac. Dick was born February 3, 1941 in Weston, son of Ben and Elsie Neth Kafer. He married Jeanne Smith April 8,…

Jeffery D. Brooks

REDDICK – Jeffery D. Brooks, 63, of Reddick succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease in the comfort of his own home, which he and his father built, surrounded by his family on August 2, 2019. A celebration of his life will be…

Jean Ann Schou

Jean Ann SchouDWIGHT – Jean Ann Schou, 78, of Dwight passed away at 4:40 a.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Jean Ann was born in Dwight July 13, 1941, a daughter of Lester and Helen Jensen…

Margaret Ragain

COAL CITY – Margaret “Peggy” Ragain, 80, of Coal City passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. A memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, August 7, from 3 until 8 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700…

Patrick J. Watson

ODELL – Patrick J. Watson, 61, of Odell passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:35 a.m. in his home in Odell. Pat was born January 30, 1958, in Pontiac, son of Raymond J. and Marie “Toni” Trainor Watson. He is…

Dorothy Mae Weller

DWIGHT – Dorothy Mae Weller, 96, of Dwight passed away at 12:11 p.m., Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Dorothy was born in Blackstone February 5, 1923, a daughter of Frank and Christina Siedentop Saville. She married…