Category: Obituaries

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…

Christina Jo Bissey

ODELL – Christina Jo Bissey, 52, of Odell passed away Friday, August 28, 2015. Christina was born in Joliet November 3, 1963, daughter of Ronald and Sharon Nelson Vining. She married Ralph Bissey September 10, 1983 in the Dwight United Methodist…

JoAnn M. Masching

Odell – JoAnn M. Masching, 82, Odell passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 in Champaign at her daughter’s residence. JoAnn was born October 21, 1932 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, daughter of Abe and Ethel Gass Stevenson. She married Vincent E. Masching October…

Elsie Schultz

DWIGHT – Elsie Ottilie Heinrich Schultz, 93, of Dwight passed away Monday, August 24, 2015. Elsie was born in Hobson, Montana June 3, 1922, daughter of Emil and Jeanette Wunderlick Heinrich. She attended grade school in Montana and in 1937…