Category: Obituaries

June Krull

MAZON – June Krull, 67, of Mazon passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at Park Pointe in Morris. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, February 3, in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary…

Gary A. Sassenger

MORRIS – Gary A. Sassenger, 66, of Morris and formerly of Dwight, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Gary was born July 7, 1949, son of Ralph and Bernice Ely Sassenger. He is survived by two sons: Joshua (Sheri) Sassenger…

Leah Sorensen-Christensen

GARDNER – Leah Sorensen- Christensen, 92, of Gardner went home to the Lord Thursday, January 21, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born February 5, 1923 in Garfield Township, daughter of Frank and Ina McDonald Male.…

Sue Ellen Manning

CHANNAHON – Sue Ellen Manning, 83, passed away Sunday, January 17, at Joliet Hospice Home after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She is survived by her husband, John Edwin Manning of Channahon; daughters, Peggy Sue (Dennis) Esser of Deforest,…

Richard W. Zschau

BLOOMINGTON – Richard William Zschau, 89, of Bloomington and formerly of Dwight, passed away peacefully Friday, January 22, 2016 surrounded by his family. Cremation rites have been accorded. A visitation will begin at 2 p.m., Friday, January 29, with a…

Diane G. Hargis

GARDNER – Diane G. Hargis, 72, of Gardner and formerly of Joliet, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at her home. Visitation will be today, Wednesday, January 27, from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at First…

Heather Zacek

DWIGHT – Heather Zacek, 27, of Bloomington and formerly of Dwight, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016. Heather was born June 8, 1988 to Robert Carl and Tina Mae Swedberg Black in Oakland, California. She married Ryan Zacek May 25, 2013 in Dwight.…

Lonnie A. Sorensen

DWIGHT – Lonnie A. “Spud” Sorensen, 64, of Dwight passed away suddenly Thursday, January 21, 2016. Lonnie was born in Morris November 19, 1951, son of Russell and Leah Male Sorensen. He Sheila Richie June 12, 1981 in Pontiac. She…

William ‘Bill’ Brockman

DWIGHT – William Perry “Bill” Brockman, 80, of Dwight passed away at 10:41 a.m., Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Morris Hospital. Bill was born February 1, 1935 in Joliet, son of Maynard and Marjorie McClure Brockman of New Lenox. He…

Roy Dale Wenger

  DWIGHT – Roy Dale Wenger, 81, of Dwight passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Morris Hospital. Private family services: at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. Cremation rites were accorded. Roy was born January 1, 1935 in Forrest, son of…