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Evelyn E. Spengler - 102

10/12/1914 - 8/16/2017

Leland, IL

     Evelyn E. Spengler, 102, of Leland passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich. She was born October 12, 1914, the daughter of Rueben and Carolyn (Martin) Jacobson. She married Myron C. Spengler on June 26, 1935 in Chicago, IL. Evelyn was a member ...

Chase Dustin Hires - 31

9/18/1985 - 8/13/2017

Chicago, IL

     Chase Dustin Hires, 31, of Chicago, IL passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Chicago. He was born September 18, 1985 in Overland Park, KS, the son of Roger Hires and Kay (Hires) Bronson. Chase was an avid Kansas Jayhawk fan. He loved music, artwork, golf, traveling and taking ...

Verian Mall Cassell - 87

5/27/1930 - 8/8/2017

of Sandwich, Illinois

     Verian Mall Cassell, 87, of Sandwich, IL., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich. Daughter of the late Louis Mall and Ella Whitney, she was born on May 27, 1930, in Sandwich, IL. She married William E. Cassell Sr. on April 11, ...

Jean Louise Fanning - 87

7/3/1930 - 8/5/2017

Of Earlville, IL

     Jean Louise Fanning, 87, of Earlville, IL formerly of Sandwich, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Sandwich Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Sandwich, IL. She was born July 3, 1930 in Sandwich, IL the daughter of Ingval “Swede” and Clara (Miller) Thorson. She married Robert James Fanning ...

Evelyn Joyce Martner - 74

11/24/1942 - 8/1/2017

of Sandwich, Illinois

     Evelyn J. Martner, 74, of Sandwich, IL passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Seasons Hospice in Naperville, IL. She was born November 24, 1942 in Campbellsville, KY the daughter of Arthur and Delma (Walker) Lee. She married J. Douglas Martner on June 24, 1972 in Plano, IL. Evelyn ...

Joyce L. Smith - 58

11/15/1958 - 7/30/2017

Baraboo, Wisconsin

     Joyce L. Smith, 58, of Baraboo, Wisconsin passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 in her home. She was born November 15, 1958 in Mendota, IL, the daughter of Boyd and Evelyn (Jacobs) Smith. She grew up in Earlville, attended Earlville Schools and graduated in the class of 1976. She ...

Marilyn K. Smith - 94

4/16/1923 - 8/1/2017

Plano, IL

     Marilyn K. Smith, 94, of Plano passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Season’s Hospice in Naperville. She was born April 16, 1923 in Morris, IL., the daughter of Nobel and Pearl (Knowles) Steele. She married Henry J. Smith on June 11, 1944 in Stark, FL. She was a ...

Waltraut Ruth White - 92

8/19/1924 - 7/28/2017

Sandwich, IL

     Waltraut Ruth White, 92, of Sandwich passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at her home. She was born August 19, 1924 in Erfurt, Germany, the daughter of Alfred and Anna Giza. She married Lawrence White in Joliet, IL.      She is survived by three step sons, Randy (Marilyn) White ...

Jacqueline Ann "Jackie" Marvick - 90

10/13/1926 - 7/24/2017

Leland, IL

     Jacqueline Ann “Jackie” Marvick, 90, a long-time resident of Leland, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich, IL. Jackie was born October 13, 1926 in Geneva, IL, the daughter of James and Mabel Edwards. She married Henry Marvick on August 25, 1948 at ...

Marilyn J. Langhart - 92

3/18/1925 - 7/24/2017

Plano, IL

     Marilyn Langhart, 92, of Plano, IL passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at Season’s Hospice in Naperville, IL. She was born March 18, 1925 in Aurora, IL, the daughter of Louis Nicholas and Helen Julia (Huber) Hoffman. She married Junior Langhart on October 1, 1949 in Aurora, IL. Marilyn ...

Earl Junior "Mike" Mills - 90

7/1/1927 - 7/23/2017

of Earlville, IL

     Earl J. “Mike” Mills, 90, of Earlville, IL passed away, Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Rivershores Health Care Center in Marseilles, IL. He was born July 1, 1927 in Pekin, IL the son of William Earl and Mable (King) Mills. He married Betty Lou Johnstone on October 4, 1952 ...

David J. Hanna - 53

2/4/1964 - 7/23/2017

of Earlville, IL

     David J. Hanna, 53, of Earlville, IL passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 in OSF St. Paul Medical Center in Mendota, IL. He was born February 4, 1964 in Berwyn, IL the son of John and Virginia (Johnston) Hanna. He married Margaret “Peggy” Provenzano.         He is survived by his ...

Zada Odessa (Coffman) Pekoc - 90

9/15/1926 - 7/20/2017

Plano, IL

     Zada Odessa (Coffman) Pekoc, 90, of Plano, IL passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Season’s Hospice in Naperville, after suffering a stroke. She was born September 15, 1926 to H. Glenn Coffman, Sr. and Martha (Brooks) Coffman in Sandwich, IL. She married John L. Pekoc on March ...

Joseph R. "Joe" Wathen - 70

4/14/1947 - 7/20/2017

Marion, IL

     Joseph R. “Joe” Wathen, 70, of Marion, IL passed away July 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family in Marion, IL. He was born April 14, 1947 in Whitesville, KY, the son of Lushion and Verte Mae (Ward) Wathen. He married Martha H. French on June 17, 1967 at ...

Ula P. Greenwood - 89

4/17/1928 - 7/8/2017

Somonauk, IL

     Ula P. (Wright) Greenwood, 89, of Somonauk, IL passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017 at her home. She was born April 17, 1928 in Sandwich, the daughter of Joe and Fay Wright. She married Warren Glenn Greenwood on September 25, 1948 in Sandwich at the Federated Church. Ula was ...

Pamela K. O'Connell - 74

12/2/1942 - 7/6/2017

Yorkville, IL

     Pamela K. O’Connell, 74, of Yorkville passed away peacefully at home on July 6, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born December 2, 1942 in Aurora, IL to Mary and Charles Schmitt. Pamela was a graduate of Oswego High school, class of 1961. After graduation, she moved to ...

Duane E. Lackey - 67

8/2/1949 - 7/3/2017

of Somonauk, IL

     Duane E. Lackey, 67, of Somonauk, IL passed away Monday, July 3, 2017 in Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich, IL. He was born August 2, 1949 in Sandwich, IL the son of Charles and Georgia (Weger) Lackey. He married Cindy Fox on December 21, 1974 in Somonauk, IL. ...

Berniece Mitchell Harris - 95

12/21/1921 - 6/29/2017

Homewood, IL formerly of Earlville, IL

     Berniece Mitchell Harris, 95, of Homewood, IL formerly of Earlville, IL passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Manorcare Health SVS in Homewood. She was born to William and Grace (Preston) Mitchell on December 21, 1921 in rural Triumph, IL. Berniece attended grade school in Triumph in a two-room ...

Aloysius "Louie" P. Kathrein - 92

10/17/1924 - 6/30/2017

of Ottawa, IL formerly of Lake Holiday Sandwich, IL

     Aloysius P. “Louie” Kathrein, 92, of Ottawa, formerly of Lake Holiday, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017. He was born October 17, 1924 in Chicago, IL, the son of Alois and Bertha (Meyer) Kathrein. He married Mary Ann Matheis on September 28, 1963 in Chicago, IL. Louie was a ...

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 ...