Category: Obituaries

John L. Beier

DWIGHT – John L. Beier, 72, of Dwight passed away at 3:45 p.m., Sunday, September 3, 2017 at his home in rural Dwight. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be at a later date in Oaklawn Cemetery, Dwight. John…

Charles D. Perino

BRACEVILLE – Charles D. Perino, 87, of Braceville passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Heritage Health in Dwight, where he had been a resident the past five years. Charles was born in Braceville November 30, 1929, son of Charles…

Jean Henderson

An Interment Service for Jean Faye Michaels Henderson, who passed away June 6, 2017, will be held Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Road, Elwood. Pastor Loy Schlote will officiate. An…

Daniel L. Wessel

CABERY – Daniel L. Wessel, 61, of Cabery passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Kankakee. Daniel was the beloved husband of Talea Wessel; loving father of Scott (Sarah), Eric and Jeffrey Wessel; devoted son of  Douglas and…

Ashley Seabert

DWIGHT – Ashley Lurene Seabert, 34, of Dwight passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at her home. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, October 8, from 12 noon until 3 p.m. at the Country Mansion Restaurant,  101 W.…

Carol Jean Schaefer

MORRIS – Carol Jean Schaefer, 85, of Morris passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Morris after enduring a lengthy illness. Born December 13, 1931 in Gardner, Carol Jean…

Kelvin DeVore

LOUISVILLE, IL – Kelvin Ray DeVore, 65, of Louisville passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 in St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham. He was born March 28, 1952 in Ingraham, Illinois, son of Raymond E. Devore and Mary Josephine Fulk…

Roger B. Gomien

MORRIS – Roger B. Gomien passed away peacefully Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Morris Community Hospital after a prolonged and valiant battle with Parkinson’s disease. A memorial gathering will be Friday, September 8, from 3 until 8 p.m. at the…

Diane J. DeVore

CABERY – Diane J. DeVore, 61, of Cabery passed away August 17, 2017 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Diane was born February 16, 1956 in Kankakee, daughter of Billy Junior and Virginia Mae Murphy. Diane was a pharmacy tech.…

Marjorie E. Byers

GARDNER – Marjorie E. Byers, 93, of Gardner passed away Friday morning, September 1, 2017 at The Springs at Monarch Landing in Naperville. Born September 24, 1923 in Gardner, Marjorie Ella was a daughter of Walter and Inger Severson Olson. She was raised and educated in Gardner, and on October 23, 1948 married Charles Jacob Byers in…