Category: Obituaries

Dorothy J. Scott

DWIGHT – Dorothy J. Scott, 89, of Dwight passed away at 2:55 a.m., Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Morris Hospital. Visitation will take place from 4 until 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. There will be…

Marilyn Baker

SAUNEMIN – Marilyn Baker, 87, of Saunemin died Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Good Samaritan Home, Pontiac. Cremation rites were accorded and private services will be held at a later date. Marilyn was born April 28, 1928 in Saunemin, daughter…

Louise Monferdini

MORTON – M. Louise Monferdini, 90, of Morton passed away at 12:53 a.m., Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Apostolic Christian Restmor, Inc. in Morton. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, January 7, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and…

Dana J. Ferrara

MAZON – Dana J. Ferrara, 59, of Mazon passed away Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Dana was born June 19, 1956 in Bloomington, son of Dominic Joseph and Marjorie D. Coyle Ferrara. He was raised and educated in Mazon and…

James E. Masching

PONTIAC – James E. Masching, 74, of Pontiac and formerly of rural Odell, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Evenglow Lodge Tjardes Medical Health Center in Pontiac. Jim was born October 27, 1941 in Emington, son of Henry C. and Agnes…

John Monferdini

MORTON – John Monferdini, 91, of Morton and formerly of Dwight, passed away at 10:59 a.m., Friday, December 18, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Services will be scheduled at a later date. Burial will be in Oaklawn…

William T. Kruger, Sr.

KINS- MAN – William T. Kruger, Sr., 92, of Kinsman passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. William was born January 8, 1923 in Brookfield Township, son of Carl and Lillian Kruger. He…

James O. Meredith

LAKE SHANNON – James O. Meredith, 77, of Lake Shannon passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Regency Care in Morris. He was born March 18, 1938 in Braceville, son of Shannon William and Vera Ann Downs Meredith. He was…

Kimberly Power

OTTAWA – Kimberly Sue Power, 43, of Ottawa died Friday morning, December 11, 2015 at her home. Visitation will be today, Wednesday, December 16, from 4 to 6 p.m., in Epworth United Methodist Church, Ottawa. A Memorial Service will be at 6…

Maybelle Welsh

MANTENO – Maybelle Welsh, 97, of Manteno and formerly of Wilton Center and Manhattan, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Friday, December 4, 2015 at Manteno Springs Assisted Living Center, Manteno. Her funeral service will be today, Wednesday, December 9, at 10:30 a.m.…