Category: Obituaries

Lloyd William Meredith

REDDICK – Lloyd William Meredith, 85, of Reddick passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in Reddick. Lloyd was born November 11, 1930 in Blackstone, son of Shannon and Versi Downs Meredith. He was a veteran of the United States…

Doris Nourie

APINEAU – Doris Evelyn (Evelina) Winroth Nourie, 90, of Papineau went home to be with the Lord Friday, February 12, 2016 at Heartland Health Care Center, Paxton. Doris was born in Donovan August 27, 1925, the eldest of three daughters…

Nancy Jo Raycraft

BLOOMINGTON – Nancy Jo Raycraft, 61, of Bloomington passed away at 2:14 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at her home. Nancy was born February 1, 1955 in Pontiac, a daughter of Frank and Elaine Pratt Beiswanger. She married Richard J.…

Louise Hanley

MORRIS Louise Hanley, 94, of Morris passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Pleasant View in Ottawa. Evelyn Louise was born November 27, 1921 in Morris, daughter of Ernest and Christine Paulsen Murphy. She was raised and educated in Mazon and graduated…

John W. Manietta

COAL CITY – John W. Manietta, 78, of Coal City passed away Sunday, February 14, 2016 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet. John was born August 13, 1937 in Morris, son of Anton “Red” and Rose Persak Manietta. He was…

Brian M. Buckley

CABERY – Brian M. Buckley, 39, of Cabery passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, February 17, 2016. He was born April 28, 1976 in Kankakee, son of Thomas and Beverly Matern Buckley. He worked as a Local 150 Operating Engineer and co-owned a hay…

Brian Kline

SAUNEMIN – Brian D. Kline, 52, of Saunemin passed away at 6:35 p.m., Monday, February 15, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal. Brian was born May 13, 1963 in Morris, son of Charles E. and Linda Phillips…

John C. Rich

PONTIAC – John C. Rich, 91, of Pontiac and formerly of Saunemin, died Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 12:02 p.m. at his residence. A visitation will be held today, Wednesday, February 17, from 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in…

Sandra Sue Leonard

TONICA – Sandra Sue Leonard, 74, of Tonica and formerly of Danville and Dwight, passed away at 6:40 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2016 at the La Salle County Nursing Home in Ottawa. Sandra was born February 28, 1941 in Danville, the daughter of Harry…

Joan E. Wennerstrom

DWIGHT – Joan E. Wennerstrom, 79, of Dwight passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016. Joan was born in Verona June 25, 1936, daughter of Ray and Corena Carlson Wennerstrom. She is survived by her sister, Rosella Herb of Dwight; her…