Category: Obituaries

Marilyn O. Dehm

CHATSWORTH – Marilyn O. Dehm, 92, of Chatsworth passed away at 9:35 p.m., Friday, June 7, 2019 at Good Samaritan Home, Pontiac. Marilyn was born July 17, 1926 in Livingston County, a daughter of Claude and Mayme Berlette Wilson. She…

William L. Brooks Sr.

GARDNER – William L. Brooks Sr. of Gardner passed away peacefully June 5, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee. Cremation rites were accorded. Private burial will be in the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, at a later date. He was…

Robert W. Hank

SUN CITY WEST, AZ – Robert W. “Bob” Hank, 80, passed away peacefully at his Sun City West, Arizona residence May 23, 2019 after a long illness. Graveside services will be held at noon, Saturday, June 15, 2019 in McDowell Cemetery,…

Jean C. Fischer

LAKEVIEW, ARKANSAS – Jean C. Fischer, 86, of Lakeview, Arkansas passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019 in Gassville, Arkansas. A Celebration of Life will be later this summer in the Bull Shoals United Methodist Church in Bull Shoals, Arkansas. She was…

Chad Cramer

SOUTH WILMINGTON – Chad Michael Cramer, 41, of South Wilmington passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Gardner, due to injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. Chad was born September 11, 1977 in Joliet, son of Randall and Betha Avon…

Myrtle E. Sparenberg Prussner

CLIFTON – Myrtle E. William Sparenberg Prussner of Clifton and formerly of Reddick passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. She was born October 12, 1926 in Hoxie, Kansas, daughter of Ada R. Selbe and Lorenzo L. William. She attended a…

Martha Vitzthum

Martha Arlene Vitzthum, 85, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 at Evenglow Inn in Pontiac. She was born September 29, 1933 in Pontiac, daughter of Victor H. Sr. and Mattie Dudgeon Johns. She married Clair J. “Bugs” Vitzthum June 7,…

VonQualen

GARDNER – Justin VonQualen, 38, of Gardner passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at his home. Born December 18, 1980 in Joliet, Justin John is the son of Gerald and Kim Kociss VonQualen of Gardner. He was raised in…

Michael Shireman

TACOMA, WA – Michael Joshua Shireman, 24, of Tacoma, Washington and formerly of Gardner, passed away unexpectedly March 26, 2019. Cremation rites have been accorded. The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E.…

Anita VanVoorst

UNION HILL – Anita Juliet VanVoorst, 83, passed away Tuesday morning, April 30, 2019 in her home. Her funeral service is today, Wednesday, May 8, at 11 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, Herscher. Burial will be in Coleman Cemetery, Buckingham. Visitation…