Category: Obituaries

Venus Frances ‘Fran’ Allen

Venus Frances “Fran” Allen, age 94, of South Wilmington, IL passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Heritage Health in Dwight, IL with her loving family by her side. Born June 23, 1926 in Essex, IL, she was the daughter of…

Paul J. DeSimone

Paul J. DeSimone, age 80, formerly of Odell, IL and Queens, NY, passed away peacefully at Heritage Health in Dwight, IL  Sunday, December 27, 2020. He was born April 7, 1940 to the late Josephine (nee Bonanza) and Paul DeSimone in…

Joyce M. Swartz

DWIGHT – Joyce M. Swartz, 37, of Emington, Illinois passed away peacefully December 23, 2020 in Peoria, Illinois after a courageous battle with cancer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2020 in…

Marijayne Baudino

Marijayne Baudino, age 87, formerly of Kinsman, passed away peacefully Friday, December 25, 2020 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Morris, Illinois. Born August 14, 1933 in Morris, Marijayne was a daughter of Everett and Gertrude (Dearth) Matthews.…

Brandon P. Zacek

ODELL  – Brandon P. Zacek, 30, of rural Odell, IL died Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 7:04 p.m. at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL. His funeral was held Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in New Life Assembly…

William V. Martin

William V. “Bill” Martin, age 90, of Morris and formerly of Odell, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Park Pointe Gardens in Morris, Illinois. Born July 7, 1930 in Pontiac, Illinois, William Vincent was the son of William Frederick and…

Wayne Edwin German

Wayne Edwin German was called home on Friday, December 4, 2020 at St. Joe’s Hospital, Bloomington. Wayne was born September 21, 1937, the son of Russell and Rella (Swaney) German. He was raised on a farm in Nokomis, Illinois and…

Charles Anthony Delli

Charles Anthony “Chuckie” Delli, 58, passed away December 3, 2020. He was the beloved son of Patricia A. (the late Frank) La Brizzi, nee Hepko, and the late Jerome Harold Delli; loving brother of Ronald Edward and Thomas Arthur (Debbie) Delli,…

Linda K. Schultz

Linda K. Schultz, age 72, of Essex, IL passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. She was born February 27, 1948 in Pontiac, IL to the late David and Dorothy Louise (nee Haag) Monroe. Linda…

Clifford Clement ‘Tiff’ Steichen

Clifford Clement “Tiff” Steichen, 81, of Dwight went peacefully home to the Lord on December 14, 2020 surrounded by his wife, family and his faithful companion Chico at his side at home in Dwight. According to Clifford’s wishes cremation rites will…