Category: Obituaries

Thelma Mae Warren

OTTAWA – Thelma Mae Warren, 80, of Ottawa passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, July 20, 2018 at home. Thelma was born October 5, 1937 in Johnston City, Illinois, daughter of John and Surilda Shubert Henson. She married Lyle…

James A. Berta

DWIGHT – James A. Berta, 76, of Dwight passed away peacefully Thursday, July 26, 2018 at his home. Born February 28, 1942 in Joliet, James Anthony was a son of Anton James and Mildred Frances Trezek Berta. He was raised…

Robert D. Martis

COAL CITY – Robert D. “Bob” Martis, 87, of Coal City passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Morris Hospital. Robert Dale was born Novem-ber 4, 1930 in Central City, son of Andrew and Anna Papach Martis. He was raised…

Donald J. O’Mara

SUN CITY WEST, AZ – Donald James O’Mara of Sun City West, Arizona, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 in Surprise, Arizona, at the age of 83. He was born in Chicago August 10, 1934, son of Francis O’Mara and…

Kay Diane Christensen

DWIGHT – Kay Diane Christensen, 75, of Dwight passed away at 1:05 p.m., Sunday, July 29, 2018 surrounded by her family at her home in Dwight. Visitation will be held Friday, August 3, from 4 until 6:30 p.m. at Hager…

Mary Howard

DWIGHT – Mary Howard, 56, of Dwight and formerly of Chicago, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Morris Hospital. Family will receive friends Monday, August 6, from 10:30 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. service at Reeves Funeral Home, 203…

Kenneth E. Gremar

GARDNER – Kenneth E. Gremar, 83, of Gardner passed away Monday afternoon, July 23, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Kenneth Eugene was born October 1, 1934 in Chaffee, Missouri, son of Shearley and Rose White Gremar. He was raised…

James R. Wise

COAL CITY – James R. Wise, 78, of Coal City passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at his home. Cremation rites have been accorded. The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation in Assumption Catholic Church, 215 S. Kankakee St., Coal…

Ronald M. Meyer

MILFORD – Ronald M. Meyer, 71, of Milford passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at home after a brief stay in the hospital because of heart complications. He was born March 5, 1947, son of Milton and Marie Meyer. They…

Robert William Edwards

PONTIAC – Robert William Edwards, 61, of Pontiac passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Kindred Hospital, Peoria. Robert was born in Pontiac June 22, 1957, son of Samuel and Gwendolyn Offill Edwards. He married Eva M. K. Meyer on…