Category: Obituaries

Grace M.J. Johnson

DWIGHT – Grace M.J. Johnson, 86, of Dwight passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Joliet Community Hospice in Joliet. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Dwight, at a later date. Grace was born in…

Howard A. Fredensborg

DWIGHT – Howard A. Fredensborg, 92, of Dwight passed away at 2:55 p.m., Friday, July 13, 2018 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no services. Burial will take place in Oaklawn Cemetery, Dwight,…

Keith T. Lamb

CABERY – Keith T. Lamb, 90, of Pontiac and formerly of Cabery, passed away at 7:45 p.m., Saturday, July 7, 2018 at OSF St. James Medical Center in Pontiac. Keith was born October 15, 1927, a son of Francis and Lola…

Ruth E. Smith

DWIGHT – Ruth E. Smith, 85, of Dwight passed away on her birthday at 12:00 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2018 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Ruth was born July 13, 1933 in Kewanee, a daughter of Howard and Mildred Hulstrom…

Roger E. Feltenz

_ GOLCONDA – Roger E. Feltenz, 68, of Golconda and formerly of Dwight, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. Roger Eugene was born June 8, 1950 in Joliet, son of Thomas and Beverly Pantaleone…

Byron Edson Warren

_ESSEX / MANTENO – Byron Edson Warren, 93, of Manteno and formerly of Essex, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee. Byron was born May 27, 1925 in Kankakee, son of Orville and Hazel Genshaw Warren.…

Brian N. Olson

_PONTIAC – Brian N. “Oly” Olson, 47, of Pontiac passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Brian was born September 22, 1970 in Pontiac, son of Richard and Mary Duffy Olson. Both survive in Pontiac.…

Verne T. Zitnik

ODELL  – Verne T. Zitnik, 76, of Odell passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 8:40 p.m. at OSF St. James Medical Center, Pontiac. Visitation will be Friday, July 27, from 4 until 7 p.m. at Duffy – Baier – Snedecor…

Barbara J. Tissiere

ODELL – Barbara J. Tissiere, 82, of Odell passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 5:23 p.m. at her home. Barbara was born June 30, 1936 in Danville, daughter of Ned and Mary Hester Barnett. She married her “One in a…

Miyoko Schook

ODELL – Miyoko Schook, 81, of Odell passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11:28 a.m. at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. Yoko was born December 6, 1936 in Otsuki, Japan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nobu Shirasu and was raised…