Category: Obituaries

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…

Marjorie M. Drury

PONTIAC – Marjorie M. Drury, 95, of Pontiac and formerly of Emington, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Pontiac. Cremation rites have been accorded. A private service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Rooks…

Dale E. Walker

BLACKSTONE – Dale E. Walker, 68, of Blackstone passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Kindred Hospital in Northlake. He was born March 12, 1947 in Joliet, son of Sam and Genevieve Berta Walker. He married Betty L. Papenburg June…

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…