Category: Obituaries

Barbara Steiniche

Barbara Steiniche was born in Washington D.C. January 20, 1913. She spent much of her life in Washington State and in Illinois, but also lived significant time in Iowa, Colorado, Missouri, and most recently Fountain Hills, Arizona. Barbara Steiniche was…

Leo ‘Gene’ Tweedt

MINONK – Leo Eugene “Gene” Tweedt, 90, of Minonk passed away at 6:15 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. He was born September 17, 1926 in Gardner, son of Gillie and Selma Mortvedt Tweedt. He married Doris M. Rentz November 1, 1947 in Gardner. She passed away April 14, 2002…

Rex Guest

NAPERVILLE – Rex Guest, 91, of Naperville and formerly of Reddick, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in Naperville. Rex was born in Reddick December 3, 1925, a son of Clifford and Lola Rieke Guest. He married Lucille Roche March 17, 1947 in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Dwight. She survives in Naperville. Also…

Dorothy Wrey

SAUNEMIN – Dorothy Wrey, 90, of Wheaton passed away July 4, 2017. Dorothy was born September 20, 1926, daughter of Gordon and Margaret Wrey. She grew up on a farm and attended Bell Top Country School and graduated from Saunemin High School in 1944. She married John Senion in 1946; he passed away…

Dorothy E. Rhodes

MORRIS – Dorothy E. “Dotty” Rhodes, 93, of Morris passed away Friday afternoon, July 14, 2017 in Morris Hospital. Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, July 19, at 11 a.m. in Reeves Funeral Home, 408 E. Washington St., Morris. Pastor Steve Larson with the First Baptist Church of Morris will preside. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Morris.…

Sharon K. Turner

CULLOM – Sharon K. Turner, 76, of Cullom passed away at 12:10 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. Sharon was born in Pontiac October 6, 1940, a daughter of Neal and Kate Magee Hamilton.…

Donna D. Davis

DWIGHT – Donna D. Davis, 77, of Dwight passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Joliet Area Community Hospice in Joliet. Visitation is Thursday, July 13, at Kosary Funeral Home, 9837 S. Kedzie Ave., Evergreen Park, from 3 until 9…

Merle E. DeLong

DWIGHT – Merle E. DeLong, 77, of Dwight passed away at 5:59 a.m., Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at his residence. Cremation rites were accorded and a graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 13, in Oaklawn Cemetery,…

Margaret Tanner

Dwight. DWIGHT – Margaret Tanner, 97, of Dwight passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Cremation rites were accorded and a graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 14, in McDowell Cemetery, rural…

Dorothy Rohlfs

ST. PAUL, KANSAS – Dorothy Joan Rohlfs, 92, of St. Paul, Kansas and formerly of Pontiac was ushered by angels into Heaven Monday, July 3, 2017 at 8:20 a.m. at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul, Kansas. Dorothy…