Category: Obituaries

MSGT Robert Weir, Sr. (USAF, Ret.)

SPRING HILL, FL – MSGT Robert Ross Weir, Sr. (USAF, Ret.), 64, of Spring Hill, Florida and formerly of Chicago, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, December 30, 2017 in the home of his son, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.…

Helen M. Taylor

­ STREATOR – Helen M. Taylor, 84, of Streator passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at her residence in Streator. She was born June 19, 1933 in Ancona, daughter of LeRoy and Helen Vinsek Kenney. She married William R. Taylor…

August Woods

DWIGHT – August “Augie”   Woods,  87,  of Dwight passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Heritage Health in Dwight surrounded by his family. Cremation rites were accorded. Augie was born February 4, 1930 in Raleigh Lake, IL, a son of…

Michael Monferdini

SOUTH WILMINGTON – Michael “Weiner” Monferdini, 65, of South Wilmington passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at his home. The visitation is today, Wednesday, January 3, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home. His funeral service will…

Kenneth Morris

SURPRISE, ARIZONA – Kenneth “Ken” Morris, 92, of Surprise, Arizona passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Del Webb Hospital in Sun City West, Arizona. He was born October 6, 1925 in Gardner, son of John and Nellie Woodland Morris.…

Arlene Decker

 MORRIS – Arlene Vanessa Decker, 93, of Morris and formerly of Coal City and Essex, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at The Point Assisted Living in Morris. Arlene was born May 9, 1924 in Chicago, daughter of Frank and…

Helen Lynn Moore

DWIGHT – Helen (Lynn) Moore, 80, of Dwight passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 at OSF St. Francis, Peoria, surrounded by her family. Cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside services will be in McDowell Cemetery, Dwight, Thursday, Decem-ber 28, at 11:30…

Robert Ruskin

DANVILLE – Robert Ruskin, 76, of Danville passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at Carle Hospital in Urbana surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born August 5, 1941 in Roxana, Illinois, a son of John and Anna Snedeker Ruskin.…

Patrick D. Hobart

PONTIAC – Patrick D. Hobart, 48, of Pontiac passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 5:47 p.m. in St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. Visitation will be today, Wednesday, December 27, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Duffy-Baier – Snedecor  …

Candi Sue Abell VonBehren

BLUE MOUND – Candi Sue Abell VonBehren of Blue Mound passed away at the age of 55, Thursday, December 21, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Memorial services will be at 6 p.m., Friday, December 29, at South Shores…