Category: Obituaries

Douglas Lutes

 COAL CITY – Douglas Lutes, 65, of Coal City passed away Wednesday morning, March 2, 2016 at his home. He was born March 13, 1950 in Newport, Arkansas, son of Clyde and Elsie McSpadden Lutes. He was raised and…

Burl Roger Lucus

Dwight – Burl Roger Lucus, 89, of Dwight, formerly of the Long Point-Cornell area passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Heritage Manor in Dwight, surrounded by his family. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from…

Edy Albert Maeder

DWIGHT – Edy Albert Maeder, 64, of Dwight, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016 at University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL. Visitation will take place from 4-7 on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. Funeral services will be…

Marilyn Mount

DWIGHT – Marilyn Mount, 86, of Dwight and formerly of Mazon, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Marilyn was born in January 6, 1930 in Sparland, daughter of Vearle and Marie Hodge Funk. She…

Lloyd William Meredith

REDDICK – Lloyd William Meredith, 85, of Reddick passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in Reddick. Lloyd was born November 11, 1930 in Blackstone, son of Shannon and Versi Downs Meredith. He was a veteran of the United States…

Doris Nourie

APINEAU – Doris Evelyn (Evelina) Winroth Nourie, 90, of Papineau went home to be with the Lord Friday, February 12, 2016 at Heartland Health Care Center, Paxton. Doris was born in Donovan August 27, 1925, the eldest of three daughters…

Nancy Jo Raycraft

BLOOMINGTON – Nancy Jo Raycraft, 61, of Bloomington passed away at 2:14 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at her home. Nancy was born February 1, 1955 in Pontiac, a daughter of Frank and Elaine Pratt Beiswanger. She married Richard J.…

Louise Hanley

MORRIS Louise Hanley, 94, of Morris passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Pleasant View in Ottawa. Evelyn Louise was born November 27, 1921 in Morris, daughter of Ernest and Christine Paulsen Murphy. She was raised and educated in Mazon and graduated…

John W. Manietta

COAL CITY – John W. Manietta, 78, of Coal City passed away Sunday, February 14, 2016 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet. John was born August 13, 1937 in Morris, son of Anton “Red” and Rose Persak Manietta. He was…

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…