Category: Obituaries

Barbara J. Legner

PONTIAC – Barbara J. Legner, 84, of Pontiac passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 9:42 a.m. at her home. Barbara was born July 25, 1933 in Morris, daughter of Charles A. and Lena Lasse Ely. She married Bernard Legner…

Faye Nelson

MORRIS – Faye Nelson, 84, of Morris passed away Friday morning, July 28, 2017 at Regency Care in Morris. Visitation and video tribute will be held Thursday, August 3, from 4 until 7 p.m. at Reeves Funeral Home, 408 E.…

Evelyn Howland

GARDNER –  Evelyn Howland, 95, of Gardner passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Visitation will be at the Church of Hope in Gardner Saturday, August 5, from 9 until 11 a.m. with funeral…

Heidemarie G. Strufe

DWIGHT – Heidemarie G. “Heidi” Strufe, 65, of Dwight passed away at 7:20 p.m., Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Heritage Health in Dwight, surrounded by her loving daughters. Heidi was born in Molme, Germany April 22, 1952, a daughter of…

LeRoy James Haag

CULLOM – LeRoy James Haag, 91, of Cullom passed away at 8:58 a.m., Friday, July 21, 2017 at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 26, in…

Monsignor J. Brian Rejsek

PERU – Monsignor J. Brian Rejsek, J.C.L., 58, pastor of St. Valentine’s Church and St. Mary’s Church in Peru, passed away Saturday morning, July 15, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial was at 10 am., Friday, July 21, in St.…

Kathleen Brauer

DWIGHT – Kathleen Brauer, 58, of Dwight passed away at 6:26 p.m., Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the William W. Fox Developmental Center in Dwight. Cremation rites were accorded. Kathleen was born in Melrose Park December 25, 1958, a daughter…

Ramona Oelschlager

DWIGHT – Ramona Oelschlager, 91, of Dwight passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017. A Celebration of Her Life will be held Friday, July 28, at 6 p.m. in the First Congregational Church, 200 W. Delaware Street, Dwight. Ramona was born…

Vicki Ogg

On July 13, 2017, encircled by family and friends, Vicki Ogg entered into eternity with our Lord. The woman with the ceaseless smile came face to face with the One who gave vibrancy to her life. On July 13, 2017,…

Sarah Phillips

PONTIAC – Sarah “Sally” Phillips, 95, of Pontiac passed away peace-fully at 7:30 a.m., Monday, July 24, 2017 at Tjardes Health Care Center of Evenglow Lodge in Pontiac. Visitation will be held one hour preceding the 2 p.m., funeral Thursday,…