Category: Obituaries

Betty L. Findlay

_MORRIS – Betty L. Findlay, 68, of Morris passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born January 16, 1950 in Morris, Betty was a daughter of Glen and Janet Gunderson Anderson. She was raised…

Eldon J. Brunner

REDDICK – Eldon J. Brunner, 95, of Reddick passed away August 31, 2018 at Miller Rehab Center, Kankakee. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 10, at Zoar Church, Reddick. Rev. Joan and Bill Dean will officiate.…

Paul M. Jensen

CABERY – Paul M. Jensen, 79, of Cabery passed away Saturday, Septem-ber 15, 2018 at his home in Cabery. Paul was born March 14, 1939, a son of Thomas and Jennette Dittus Jensen. He married Nancy Leadingham August 19, 1961…

Joan Shoup

ODELL – Joan Helen Shoup, 75, of Odell passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Morris Hospital. Cremation rites were accorded. A private burial service with family will take place at a later date. Joan was born September 18, 1942 in…

Mary Schaefer

VERONA – Mary “Bonnie” Schaefer, 87, of Verona and formerly of Morris, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabili-tation Center in Morris. Per Bonnie’s wishes, cremation rites were accorded and a private family memorial will…

Robert M. Ramos

_PONTIAC – Robert M. Ramos, 63, of Pontiac passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11:03 a.m. at Richard Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. Bob was born May 27, 1955 in Ione, Washington, son of Nicholas and Patricia Dronenberg Ramos.…

Richard Sole

DWIGHT – Richard Sole, 62, of Dwight passed away at 7:35 p.m., Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Morris Hospital in Morris. According to Richard’s wishes, cremation rites were accorded and services will be held at a later date. Richard was…

Junior Francis Matern

_HERSCHER – Junior Francis “JR” Matern, 69, of Herscher passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his home, with his family at his side. Junior was born February 17, 1949 in Kankakee, son of Francis and Katherine Knittle Matern. He…

Mary M. Rieck

ODELL – Mary M. Rieck, 90, of Odell passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 10:48 p.m. at Heritage Health in Dwight. Mary was born September 9, 1927 in Emington, daughter of Robert and Nora O’Brien Gaston. She married Edward C.…

Larry Aten

ESSEX – Larry “Butch” Aten, 67, of Essex passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee. He was born December 19, 1950 in Charleston, son of John and Kathleen King Aten. Butch was a veteran of the United…