Category: Obituaries

Aletha Fuerstenberg

DWIGHT – Aletha Fuerstenberg, March 10, 1925 – August 14, 2016 Aletha “Lee” died peacefully , Sun., August 14, 2016 with her family by her side, after 91 fruitful years of life. Visitation will take place from 5-8 p.m. today,…

Donald J. Kohl, Sr.

ODELL – Donald J. Kohl, Sr., 67, of Odell passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 8:05 p.m. at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Bloomington. Donald was born September 19, 1948 in Joliet, son of Donald W. and Mary Bires Kohl. He is…

June Louise Halterman

MAZON – June Louise Traver Halterman, 93, of Mazon passed away peacefully Tuesday night, July 26, 2016 at Heritage Health in Dwight. There will be no services at this time. She was born in Streator June 1, 1923, daughter of…

Richard L. Farris Sr.

ODELL – Richard L. Farris Sr., 64, of Odell passed away Monday, August 1, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 25, 1952 in Dixon, son of Delbert and Lucille Johnson Farris. He married Sharon…

Steven R. Haag

CULLOM – Steven R. Haag, 65, of Cullom passed away at 7:12 a.m., Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Rosewood Care Center in Moline. Steven was born February 23, 1951, son of Mervil “Pat” and Farol Jean Hack Haag. He is…

John Parrish

DIAMOND – John Parrish, 75, of Diamond passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Spring Creek Nursing & Rehab Center in Joliet. Visitation will be today, Wednesday, July 20, from 3 until 8 p.m. at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd.…

Betty Wheeler

CLEARWATER, FL – Betty Wheeler, 89, of Clearwater, Florida passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016 at home, surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice of the Fla Suncoast Bronze team. Betty was born June 22, 1927 in Rushville,…

Shirley A. Nelson

STREATOR – Shirley A. Nelson, 80, of Streator passed away Friday, July 1, at Evenglow Lodge in Pontiac. Funeral services were July 6 at the Elias Funeral Home, Streator. Burial followed in McDowell Cemetery, rural Dwight. Shirley was born March…

Andrew G. Handzus

STREATOR – Andrew G. Handzus, 64, of Streator died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at his home in Streator. Private family funeral services were held at Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator. Burial with full military rites conducted by members of American Legion…

Violet M. Kyburz

CULLOM – Violet M. Kyburz, 95, of Normal and formerly of Cullom, passed away at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal. Violet was born on a farm near Sibley on June 20, 1921,…