Category: Obituaries

Lois Matzen

DWIGHT – Lois Matzen, 91, of Dwight passed away peacefully in her sleep at 11:10 a.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Heritage Health, Dwight. Lois was born and raised in the Odell area by her parents, Carl and Mary Agnes…

John ‘Jack’ Ronchetti

COAL CITY – John “Jack” Ronchetti, 90, of Coal City passed away Thursday evening, March 17, 2016 at his home. John Joseph was born March 1, 1926, son of Mario M. and Marie Burla Ronchetti. He was raised and educated in…

Christina Rose

DWIGHT Christina Rose, 46, of Dwight passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Riverside in Kankakee. Christina was born October 4, 1969 in Streator, daughter of Jerry and Laura Elsner Rose. Her father survives in Dwight. Also surviving are her brother,…

James R. Brehman

STREATOR – James R. Brehman passed away at the age of 88 Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care in Streator. James was born March 29, 1927 in Streator, son of J. Lester and Margaret McIntyre…

Donna D. Kujawa

SOUTH WILMINGTON – Donna D. Kujawa, 56, of South Wilmington passed away Monday, March 7, 2016 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be at the Church of Hope…

Marilyn Phillips

Morris – Marilyn Phillips, 77, of Morris, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Regency Care. Marilyn was born February 18, 1939 in Streator, IL, the daughter of Gertrude (Reimer) and Viggo Beier. She was raised in Dwight and attended high…

John E. “Jack” Legner

PONTIAC – John E. “Jack” Legner, 83, of Pontiac passed away at 1:10 a.m., Friday, March 11, 2016 at his home. Jack was born February 9, 1933, in Sunbury, son of John J. and Bertha L. Forsythe Legner. He married…

Garrett M. Pawloski

CULLOM – Garrett M. Pawloski, 19, of Cullom died Thursday, March 10, 2016. A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, March 19, from 2 p.m. until the time of his memorial service at 4 p.m. in Central Christian Church, Bourbonnais.…

Betty R. Bunting

DWIGHT – Betty R. Bunting, 93, of Dwight, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bloomington, IL. There will be a visitation from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. A service…

Edward Black III

Danforth – Edward Herman “Booby-Doo” Black III, 25, of Danforth, passed away unexpectedly due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Saturday March 5, 2016. Born August 28, 1990 in Joliet, Edward Herman is a son of Edward H. Black,…