Category: Obituaries

David Constantine

DWIGHT – David Constantine, 86, of Dwight passed away at Pleasant View Lutheran Home, Ottawa, Tuesday, February 9, 2016. David was born February 19, 1929, son of David and Nona Bice Constantine. He married Jeanne A. Ribordy September 10, 1949…

John William Austin

GARDNER – John William Austin, 93, of Gardner passed away Monday,  February 8, 2016 at his home. Visitation children: Ryan will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd., South Wilmington Chapel, today, Wednesday, February 10, from 4 until 8 p.m. A…

Margaret L. Stahler

ODELL – Margaret L. Stahler, 98, of Odell passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 3:02 a.m. at OSF St. James John W. Albrecht Medical Center in  Pontiac. Margaret was born June 6, 1917 in Emington, daughter of J. Oscar and…

Anton ‘Anthony’ Jezek Jr.

DWIGHT – Anton “Anthony” Jezek Jr., 80, of Dwight and formerly of Chicago, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016. Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m., Thursday, February 11, at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. A short service will immediately follow the…

Frances Witte

WING – Frances Rae “Fran” Witte, 85, of Wing died at 3:55 a.m., Sunday, January 31, 2016 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, February 3, at 10 a.m., at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home,…

Dennis Watson, Sr.

COAL CITY – Dennis Watson, Sr., 75, of Coal City, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Silver Cross Medical Center in New Lenox. He was born October 3, 1940, son of George and Irene Cornale Watson. He was raised…

Kenneth B. Launius

DWIGHT – Kenneth B. Launius, 58, of Dwight passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet. Kenneth was born in Butte, Montana March 21, 1957, son of Kenneth and Ruby Tittsworth Launius. His parents survive. Other survivors…

Esther A. Bayston

CULLOM – Esther A. Bayston, 95, of Cullom passed away at 3:00 a.m., Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Heritage Manor in Normal. Esther was born February 10, 1920 in Piper City, daughter of John Alfred and Olive E. Perkins Carlson.…

Patricia Lynn Bonora

DWIGHT – Patricia Lynn Bonora, 58, of Dwight and formerly of Chicago, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 in Dwight. Patricia was born in Chicago December 17, 1957, daughter of Edward and Lillian Kronkowski Feddersen. She married Michael D. Bonora April…

Brad Mark Brady

RURAL DWIGHT – Brad Mark Brady, 58, of rural Dwight went to meet our Lord Tuesday evening, January 26, 2016, due to a heart attack. Brad was born April 28, 1957 in Pontiac, son of Charles and Rogene Carlson Brady. He…