Category: Obituaries

Charles T. Holloway

GARDNER – Charles T. Holloway, 70, of Gardner and formerly of Braidwood, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at his home. He was born May 3, 1946. Chuck retired from Stateville Correctional Center following 35 years of employment. He served as…

Cary Novy

REDDICK – Cary Novy, 52, of Reddick and former- ly of Coal City, passed away unex- pectedly Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Cary Drew was born October 19, 1963 in Morris, son of Robert Novy of Carbon Hill and Judy Waters Novy of…

Marjorie E. Lauritsen

DWIGHT – Marjorie E. Lauritsen, 97, of Dwight passed away at 5:15 a.m., Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Marjorie was born in Dwight September 18, 1919, daughter of William and Cora Beiswanger Perschnick. She married LaVerne S.…

Jacob Wilson Theis

TULSA, OK – Jacob Wilson Theis, 25, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born June 5, 1991 in South Korea. Jacob was adopted by loving parents, Matthew and Janet Bellot Theis. In 2009, Jacob graduated…

Dana Lynn Forneris

REDDICK – Dana Lynn Forneris, 40, of Reddick passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 18, 2016 at her home. Born March 23, 1976 in Kankakee, Dana was a graduate of Herscher High School, Class of 1994. She was currently employed as a flight…

Velma Mae Picciariello

COAL CITY – Velma Mae Picciariello, 78, of Coal City, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at her home surrounded by family. Velma was born March 24, 1938 in Illinois Station, Indiana, daughter of Kitchel and Bonnie Dyer Miller. She…

Barbara Lindstrom

SOUTH WILMINGTON – Barbara “Bobby” Lamar Lindstrom, 83, of South Wilmington and formerly of Lockport, passed away in Joliet Thursday, August 11, 2016 after a four-year battle with cancer. Barbara was born October 12, 1932 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, daughter of…

Frank T. Murphy

DWIGHT – Frank T. Murphy, 88, of Dwight passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at his home in Dwight surrounded by his family. Frank was born in Chicago November 21, 1927, son of George Joseph and Margaret Jane Crohan Murphy. He married Vivian…

Grace Drapeau/Crawford

DWIGHT – Grace Hope Drapeau/Crawford, 1, of Dwight passed away Monday, August 8, 2016 at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Chil- dren’s Hospital of Chicago. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. services Friday, August 19, at…

Susan Thompson

DULUTH, MINNESOTA – Susan Lynn Heinrich Thompson, 63, of Duluth, Minnesota died Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at her home. A private memorial service for the family was held in Hayward August 13. Susan was born June 29, 1953 at St. Mary’s…