Category: Obituaries

Ashleigh L. Thalman

HUDSON – Ashleigh L. Thalman, 24, of Hudson passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Pontiac. A visitation will be held Saturday, February 25, from 12 noon until 4 p.m. at Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home in Pontiac. Ashleigh was born September…

Linda E. Pratt

STREATOR – Linda E. Pratt, 67, of Streator passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Peoria. A  Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Streator, Wednesday, February 15. She was born November 17, 1949…

Julie Lynn Smith

DWIGHT – Julie Lynn Smith, 54, of Dwight passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center with her loving family by her side. As it was her wish, cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of…

Steve Debelak

BRAIDWOOD – Steve Debelak, 55, of Braidwood passed away Monday, February 13, 2017 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Steve Albert was born August 6, 1961 in Morris, son of Barbara Ann Nowman and Albert B. Debelak. He…

Emilie Ann Dinger

JOLIET – Emilie Ann Dinger, 79, of Joliet and formerly of Gardner, has joined her heavenly family. She passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Silver Cross Hospital, Joliet. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be at…

Bernard ‘Barney’ Faletti, Sr.

WILMINGTON – Bernard Michael “Barney” Faletti, Sr., 76, of Wilmington passed away suddenly Monday, February 13, 2017 at his home. He was born February 19, 1940 in Braidwood, son of Joseph and Rose BertinoFaletti. He was a member of the…

Judy Ann Gillespie

DWIGHT – Judy Ann Gillespie, 68, of Dwight lost her year-long battle with acute myeloid Leukemia Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. According to her wishes, cremation rites were accorded, and a remembrance dinner will…

Janet Louise Ziegler

MORRIS – Janet Louise Ziegler, 65, of Morris passed away Saturday evening, December 31, 2016 at Park Pointe Rehabilitation Center in Morris. Visitation and video tribute were held today, Wednesday, January 4, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Reeves Funeral…

Elaine M. Balke

STREATOR – Elaine M. Balke, 88, of Streator passed away Saturday morning, December 31, 2016 at Heritage Health, Streator. Elaine was born June 13, 1928 in Emington, daughter of Frank and Anna Nelson Zeller. She married John “Jack” Balke July 10,…

Sharon A. Majernik

WAUSAU, WI – Sharon A. Majernik, 69, of Wausau, Wisconsin died Friday, December 16, 2016 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Sharon was born March 1, 1947 in Blackstone, daughter of Edward and Leona LeGare Wonders. On January 31, 1970 she married…