Category: Obituaries

Doretta Mae Hansen

DWIGHT – Doretta Mae Hansen, 84, of Dwight passed away Friday, September 11, 2015. Doretta was born in 1931 in Emington, daughter of Ernest and Alice Melvin Helle. She is survived by her longtime companion, James N. Strange, and his…

JoAnn A. Olsen

PLAINFIELD – JoAnn A. Olsen, 82, a resident of Plainfield since 1963 and formerly of Dwight, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Lakewood Nursing Home in Plainfield, surrounded by her family, with whom she laughed, lived for, and loved. She was born December 10, 1932 in…

Dale L. Grieff

SOUTH WILMINGTON – Dale L. Grieff, 71, of South Wilmington passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood. He was born March 9, 1944 in Morris, son of Lyle and Ruth Larson Grieff. He was a veteran…

Robert ‘Wayne’ Clover

DWIGHT – Robert “Wayne” Clover, 67, of Dwight passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015. Wayne was born in Morris November 15, 1948, son of Robert and Darlene “Dolly” Defenbauch Clover. He married Karen Oelschlager December 5, 1981 in Dwight. She…

Emily Jo Lucca

GARDNER – Emily Jo Lucca, 21, of Gardner passed away suddenly Saturday, September 5, 2015 in Chicago, due to consequences and the result of a battle and addiction to heroin. She was born August 2, 1994 in Joliet. Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorial services will be…

Dolores M. Connor

BLACKSTONE – Dolores M. Connor, 98, of Blackstone passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Evenglow Lodge in Pontiac. Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 9, from 4 until 7 p.m. at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. The Rosary will be…

Jon Michael Bryant

ODELL – Jon Michael Bryant, 66, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at his home in Odell. Jon was born January 14, 1949 in Mazon, son of Allen and Ruth Waters Bryant. He married Susan Ann Sherman October 21, 1979…

Dena Loughlin

CHICAGO – Dena Loughlin, 58, of Chicago passed away suddenly Friday, August 2 8, 2015 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dena was born December 25, 1956 in Kankakee, daughter of Ronald and Emadee Huber Guest. In her youth, she…

Helen J. Gemmill

DWIGHT – Helen J. Gemmill, 95, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at Heritage Health in Dwight, where she had resided nearly nine years. Helen Jeanette was born March 20, 1920 in Harlowtown, Montana, second child of Emil and Jeanette…

Ann Williams

DWIGHT – Mrs. Robert (Ann) Louise Lee Williams of rural Dwight passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in her home surrounded by family. Ann was born February 22, 1936 in Morris, daughter of Erwin G. and Velma L. Finch…