Category: Obituaries

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…

Juanita McConnell Bateman

HAZELWOOD, MO – Juanita Irene Bateman, 71, of Hazelwood, Missouri passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015 in Florissant, Missouri. She was born May 24, 1944 in Dwight, daughter of Lester F. and Helen M. Sachrison McConnell. Juanita was the beloved wife…

Kristi Monferdini Baechle

WOOD DALE – Kristi Monferdini Baechle, 45, passed away in her home at Wood Dale August 7, 2015. She was surrounded by her family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held in her honor Saturday, August 29, at…

Jeanne A. Constantine

DWIGHT – Jeanne A. Constantine, 83, of Dwight passed away at Morris Hospital Thursday, August 20, 2015. Jeanne was born October 22, 1931 in Odell, daughter of Leo and Irene Klein Ribordy. She married David Bice Constantine September 10, 1949 in…

Thomas Paige

DWIGHT – Thomas Paige, 54, of Dwight passed away August 3, 2015. Cremation visitation will be Sunday, August 30, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Old Congregational Church, 231 E. 9th St., Lockport. Thomas is survived by his loving daughters, Marcella Paige…

Thomas ‘Vince’ McGinnis

DWIGHT – Thomas “Vince” McGinnis, 77, of Dwight passed away at Heritage Health in Dwight August 22, 2015. Vince was born February 2, 1937 in Pontiac, son of Thomas A. and Mary Zita Turner McGinnis. He is survived by his…