Category: Obituaries

Jerry E. Arnolts

LEXINGTON – Jerry E. Arnolts, 73, of Lexington, formerly of Saunemin, IL passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 12:30 a.m. at BroMenn Medical Center in Bloomington, IL. Graveside service will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.…

Veronica Flynn

Veronica M. Flynn, 90, of Flanagan, formerly of Cullom, passed away at 8:28 am, Thursday, March 31, 2016 at OSF St. James -John W. Albrecht Medical Center, Pontiac, IL. A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday,…

Zayla Ann Mitsdarffer

BON FIELD – Zayla Ann Mitsdarffer, age 14, of Bonfield, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at her home. She was born June 6, 2001 in Kankakee, the daughter of Jason & Christina Harrison Mitsdarffer. Zayla enjoyed cooking and always…

Jacqueline A. Wardell

DWIGHT – Jacqueline A. Wardell, 76, of Dwight passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016 at home following a valiant battle with cancer. She was born in Cuba, Illinois, daughter of Jack and Frances Branch Smart, and was a longtime Morris area resident. Surviving are…

Walter G. Kingman

GARDNER – Walter G. Kingman, 84, of Ft. Myers, Florida and formerly of Gardner, passed away Thursday morning, March 17, 2016 at his home in Florida. He was born August 16, 1931 in Dwight, son of Clarence and Esther Davidson Kingman.…

Roger A. Patterson

SHELL KNOB, MO – Roger A. Patterson, 68, of Shell Knob, Missouri passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016. He was born June8, 1947 in Streator, son of Allen and Dagny Patterson. He was a 1965 graduate of Dwight Township High School,…

Elizabeth A. Read

CULLOM – Elizabeth A. Read, 73, of Cullom died Friday, March 25, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Flanagan Rehab and Health Care Center in Flanagan. Betty was born June 29, 1942 in Cabery, daughter of Ivan and Emma Jacobs Edman. She…

Julia Deffenbaugh

STREATOR – Julia Deffenbaugh, 103, of Streator passed away Thursday, March 16, at Heritage Health in Streator. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, March 23 at Solon – Telford Funeral Home, Streator. A Mass of Christian…

Lois Matzen

DWIGHT – Lois Matzen, 91, of Dwight passed away peacefully in her sleep at 11:10 a.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Heritage Health, Dwight. Lois was born and raised in the Odell area by her parents, Carl and Mary Agnes…

John ‘Jack’ Ronchetti

COAL CITY – John “Jack” Ronchetti, 90, of Coal City passed away Thursday evening, March 17, 2016 at his home. John Joseph was born March 1, 1926, son of Mario M. and Marie Burla Ronchetti. He was raised and educated in…