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David Martin Bester - 66

10/29/1950 - 6/12/2017

Plano, IL

     David Martin Bester, 66, Plano, IL passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at his home. He was born October 29, 1950 in Fremont, MI, the son of Howard and Mabel (Culp) Bester. He married Diane Satterfield on December 31, 1986 in Geneva, IL. David was a proud US Navy ...

Philip Raymond Coulter - 93

2/29/1924 - 6/9/2017

of Sandwich, Illinois

     Philip Raymond Coulter, an old trooper has gone to “Fiddlers Green” on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the age of 93. He was born February 29, 1924 in a beet shack along the Poudre River, East of Fort Collins, CO during a raging late winter blizzard. He was the ...

Brian Keith Tucker - 49

3/8/1968 - 5/30/2017

of Sandwich, Illinois

     Brian Keith Tucker, 49, of Sandwich, IL passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, IL. He was born March 8, 1968 in Aurora, IL the son of Stanley Keith and Norma Nell (Johnson) Tucker. He was a member of the Union Congregational Church in ...

Patricia L. Coffland - 55

3/4/1962 - 5/26/2017

Concord, NC

     Patricia L. Coffland, 55, Concord, NC passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at Northwestern Memorial in Chicago, IL. She was born March 4, 1962 in Berwyn, IL, the daughter of John and Carol May. She married Russell S. Coffland on May 26, 1997 in Hinsdale, IL. She was an ...

Russell F. Coultrip - 78

10/4/1938 - 5/28/2017

ofLeland, Illinois

     Russell F. Coultrip, 78, of Leland, Illinois passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at his home in Leland, IL. He was born October 4, 1938 in Leland, IL the son of Edward and Olga E. (Vermeland) Coultrip. Russell was never married. He farmed for Herbert Hazemann in the Leland ...

Lillian I. Sibley - 82

5/16/1935 - 5/28/2017

Earlville, IL

     Lillian I. Sibley, 82, of Earlville passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 16, 1935 in Gouverneur, NY, the daughter of Earnest and Maude (Benway) Littlebrant. She married Harold Sibley on December 3, 1963 in Yorkville, IL.      She ...

Merrill Kenneth "Ken" Haas - 76

5/17/1941 - 5/27/2017

Earlville, IL

     Merrill Kenneth “Ken” Haas, 76, of Earlville passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Heritage Manor in Streator, IL. He was born May 17, 1941 in Ottawa, IL, the son of Merrill Davis and Ruth Ethel (Griffin) Haas. He married Alma Ruth Brown on September 15, 1972 in Durango, ...

James William Hamill - 39

4/25/1978 - 5/17/2017

of Compton, Illinois

     James William Hamill, 39, of Compton, IL passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, IL. He was born April 25, 1978 in Aurora, IL the son of Samuel John and Sandra Louise (Gregg) Hamill. He married Jennifer Morris on April 22, 2013 ...

Janet May Christenson - 84

11/27/1932 - 5/18/2017

of Plano, Illinois

     Janet May Christenson, 84, of Plano, IL passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Johnston R. Bowman Health Center in Chicago, IL, surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 27, 1932 in Pierson, IA, the daughter of Earl August and Minnie Vina Harris. She married Loren Melvin ...

Mark W. Johnson - 66

5/11/1951 - 5/15/2017

Sandwich, IL

     Mark W. Johnson, 66, of Sandwich passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at his home in Lake Holiday. He was born May 11, 1951 in Aurora, IL, the son of Jesse and Helen (Fritsch) Johnson. Mark belonged to numerous bowling leagues, bowling was one of his favorite activities. He ...

Ronald F. Wells - 83

6/14/1933 - 5/13/2017

Yorkville, IL

     Ronald F. Wells, 83, of Yorkville, IL passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He was born June 14, 1933 in Chicago, IL, the son of Clarence D. and Gladys E. Wells. He married Marianne Britt on September 24, 1983 in Aurora, IL. ...

Joseph Henry Krienert - 86

10/3/1930 - 5/11/2017

of Earlville, Illinois

     Joseph Henry Krienert, 86, of Earlville passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Parker Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Streator, IL. He was born October 3, 1930 in Osmond, NE, the son of Joseph and Christina (Stiern) Krienert. He married Wilma J. Gatiss on January 28, 1956 at St. ...

Irene Katherine Allen Klotz - 89

8/2/1927 - 5/7/2017

Big Rock, IL

     Irene Katherine Allen Klotz, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, age 89 of Big Rock, passed away peacefully at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich, IL on Sunday, May 7, 2017.      Irene was born in Somonauk, IL on August 2, 1927 and attended school in Somonauk. She married Joseph ...

William "Bill" R. Niles - 64

6/17/1952 - 5/4/2017

Sheridan, IL

     William “Bill” R. Niles, 64, of Sheridan, IL passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 at his home. He was born June 17, 1952, the son of Paul and Leona (Hatton) Niles. He married Kathy Ness on June 21, 2007 in Sheridan. Bill was a member of the Sandwich Moose ...

Marshall Harley Roy - 28

4/24/1989 - 4/30/2017

of Marseilles formerly of Mendota and raised in Sandwich, IL

     Marshall Harley Roy, 28 of Marseilles, IL formerly of Mendota and raised in Sandwich, IL passed away suddenly April 30, 2017. He was born April 24, 1989 in Aurora, IL the son of Richard and (Donna Ludwig) Roy. He was a boat captain for the Long Island Costal and ...

Victor A. Gauer - 87

8/6/1929 - 4/27/2017

Big Rock, IL

     Victor A. Gauer, 87, of Big Rock, IL, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Presence-Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He was born August 6, 1929 in Aurora, IL, the son of Victor and Jeanette (Roehrig) Gauer. Victor served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. ...

Josephine Eakle - 96

3/28/1940 - 4/17/2017

Yorkville, IL

     Josephine Eakle of Yorkville, IL passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the age of 96. She was born March 28, 1921 to Mary and Leslie Lanter. Jo was united in marriage to James Eakle on November 30, 1940. They were happily married for 58 years.      Jo was ...

Don W. Sawicki - 72

12/10/1944 - 4/13/2017

of Earlville, Illinois

Don W. Sawicki, 72, of Earlville, IL passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at his home in Earlville, surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 10, 1944 in Ottawa, IL the son of Al and Jean (Elzer) Sawicki. He married Betty Durbin on March 30, 1967 at Zion ...

Michael Anthony Alexander - 25

3/14/1992 - 4/12/2017

Sandwich, IL

     Michael Anthony Alexander, 25, of Sandwich, IL passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at his home. He was born March 14, 1992 in Aurora, IL, the son of James D. Alexander and Kimberly M. Spoden.  Michael worked at Khrystle LiteLandscaping in Leland, IL.       He is survived by ...

Candace A. "Candy" Carey - 60

2/26/1957 - 4/8/2017

Benton, AR

     Candace A. “Candy” Carey, 60, Benton, AR passed away on April 8, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospice following a battle with cancer. She was born February 26, 1957 in Joliet, IL to Dr. Edwin J. and Joan Brady Carey. She was sister to Susan, John, Carolyn, Jane, Ed, Andy, ...