Category: Obituaries

John Edwin Manning

CHANNAHON – John Edwin Manning, 82, of Channahon and formerly of Dwight passed away at Presence St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet, after a long battle with CHF, Monday, May 23, 2016. John and Sue will be interred together at 1 p.m.,…

James ‘Hollis’ Edwards

KEMPTON – James H. “Hollis” Edwards, 81, of Kempton passed away at his residence at 5:12 p.m., Sunday, May 22, 2016. Hollis was born in Short Creek, Kentucky August 24, 1934, a son of Golden Q. and Gertie Madewell Edwards.…

Richard A. Douglas

REDDICK – Richard A. “Doug” Douglas, 77, of Reddick passed away at 5:45 p.m., Friday, May 27, 2016 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m., Thursday, June 2, at the United Methodist Church in…

Joseph Malone

PONTIAC – Joseph Malone, 98, of Pontiac and formerly of Kempton and Cullom died Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Evenglow Lodge, where he had resided since November 2011. Joe was born on the family farm at Kempton June 17, 1917,…

Lucille Lydigsen

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – Lucille Lydigsen was granted her angel wings Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at her home in St. Augustine, Florida. She was born August 24, 1919, daughter of Adam and Martha Bossert, in Reddick, Illinois. Lucille is survived…

Kameron Allison

REDDICK – Kameron Allison, 15, of Reddick passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016. Kameron was born September 14, 2000. He is survived by his mother, KratinaWesemann of Reddick; his father, Jacob Allison, and step-mother, Lindsey, of Bourbonnais; a sister, Kloe…

Ann Jaicomo

SOUTH WILMINGTON _ Ann Jaicomo, 95, of South Wilmington passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at Regency Care in Morris. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today, May 25, at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd., South Wilmington Chapel,…

Gary Robert Small

NASHVILLE – Gary Robert Small, 54, of Nashville passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 at his residence. He was born August 30, 1961 in Pinckneyville, son of Dale and Betty Lou Ramsey Small. Left to mourn his passing is his…

Keith W. Oelschlager

PONTIAC – Keith Oelschlager, 62, of Pontiac passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 6, 2016. Keith was born in Pontiac November 5, 1953, son of Alvin, Sr. and Viola Smith Oelschlager. He was preceded in death by his parents. He served…

Joseph F. Schumacher

DWIGHT – Joseph F. Schumacher, 53, of Dwight and formerly of Coal City, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016 at University of Chicago Hospital in Chicago. He was born October 30, 1962 in Chicago, son of Joseph and Elizabeth LaRosa Schumacher.…