Category: Obituaries

Rita A. Green

STREATOR – Rita A. Green, 87, of Streator passed away Sunday evening, May 1, 2016 at her home. Rita was born in Streator January 10, 1929, daughter of John and Anna Holohan. She married Edward G. Green November 19, 1949.…

Helen Mary Benson

ORLAND PARK – Helen Mary Benson, 78, of Orland Park and formerly of Dwight, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Palos Heights. A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, May 21, at St. Stephen’s Church,…

Robert A. Gallup

HOT SPRINGS, AR – Robert A. “Bob” Gallup, 92, passed away in Hot Springs, Arkansas Sunday, April 17, 2016. Visitation will be held Saturday, May 7, from 9 – 11 a.m. at First Christian Church in Morris. A Memorial Celebration…

Ginny Sharer

COAL CITY – Ginny Sharer, 66, of Coal City and formerly of Morris and Dwight, passed away suddenly Monday, April 25, 2016 at Morris Hospital. Born February 17, 1950 in Queens, New York, Ginny was the daughter of Louis Edward and Margaret…

Jackie D. Gregory Sr.

PONTIAC – Jackie D. Gregory Sr., 75, of Pontiac passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Pontiac. Jackie was born August 19, 1940, son of Marvin and Sidney Brooks Gregory in Dixon Springs, Tennessee. He is survived by his companion…

Ronald A. Buss

MASSANUTTEN, VIRGINIA – Ronald Arthur “R.B.” Buss, 75, of Massanutten, Virginia passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at his home after an extended illness. Ronald was born July 6, 1940 in Willard, Ohio, son of Milton Buss and Edna Moore West.…

Eugene E. Neu

KINSMAN – Eugene E. Neu, 88, of Kinsman passed away peacefully at his home Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10:40 a.m. Gene was born July 9, 1927 in Streator, son of Henry A. and Anna Miller Neu. He married Beverly McCambridge…

Betty J. Burton

PONTIAC – Betty J. Burton, 90, of Pontiac died at 12:15 a.m., Monday, April 18, 2016 at Pontiac Health-care and Rehab in Pontiac. Cremation rites were accorded with burial in Southside Cemetery, Pontiac, at a later date. Betty was born…

Dorothy Brorsen

GARDNER – Dorothy Marie Brorsen, 79, of Gardner passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016 at her home. Cremation rites have been accorded. Services: private. Dorothy was born May 19, 1936 in Chicago, daughter of Albert “Mickey” and Anna McKnight. She…

Rosina Kuerti

ODELL – Rosina Kuerti, 89, of Odell and formerly of Niles, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016 at 10:45 p.m. in Evenglow Lodge Tjardes Health Center in Pontiac. Rosina was born October 7, 1926 in Apatin, Yugoslavia, daughter of Johann…