Category: Obituaries

Edward A. Kelly

JOLIET – Edward A. Kelly, 94, of Joliet passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Rosewood Care Center, Joliet. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700…

Carl L. Sipes, Sr.

DWIGHT – Carl L. Sipes, Sr., 102, of Dwight passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Dwight. Carl was born February 27, 1915 in Ripley, Tennessee, son of Billy and Rosie Lee Needham Sipes. He…

LeRoy A. Gilmoure

MAZON – LeRoy A. “Tuffy” Gilmoure gave God his hand to be with Him on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the age of 93. He passed away peacefully in Regency Care of Morris. He was born November 27, 1923 in…

Patricia Gustina Kiska

BRAIDWOOD – Patricia Gustina “Patti” Kiska, 67, of Braidwood and formerly of Springfield, passed away at 7:05 a.m., Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Morris Hospital in Morris. Visitation and Funeral Ceremony:  Family will receive friends from 10 until 11:15 a.m.,…

Celeste Danielle Brown

ODELL – Celeste Danielle Brown, 20, of Odell passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee. Visitation will be Thursday, May 25, from 1 until 5 p.m. at Duffy – Baier – Snedecor Funeral…

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…