Esther WillsAge 87 of Coal City, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, September 15, 2021 at her home.Born January 22, 1934 in Coal City, Illinois, Esther Marie was the daughter of Peter and Mary Marie (Togliatto) Giacomo. She was raised in Coal City and graduated from Coal …

Timothy J. Hanley Age 40 of Morris, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021.Born June 19, 1981 in Joliet, Illinois, Timothy James is the son of Kenneth James and Mary Carroll (Davidson) Hanley of Morris. He was raised in Morris; graduated from Morris High School with the Class of …

Linda Yott-WillsAge 62 of Coal City, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2021 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.Born April 14, 1959 in Chicago, Linda Sue was a daughter of Ronald and June (Fiene) Yott. She was raised and educated in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago, and in …

Clifford M. Hall, 92 of Morris, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Cliff was born October 29, 1928. He was the son of the late Joseph and Violet (Jackson) Hall.Cliff grew up in Nettle Creek Township and was a graduate of Newark High School class of 1946.…

Todd T. Sula, age 49, of Goose Lake Twp, IL. passed away at his home on September 6, 2021.He was born on July 22, 1972 in Berwyn, IL.  to Thomas and Judith (nee Cada)Sula. He attended Coal City Schools, graduating from Coal City High School. He married Linda Kratochvil and together they rais…

William Ray HowlandAge 87 of Gardner, Illinois, passed away Monday evening, September 6, 2021 at his home.Born May 6, 1934 in Joliet, Illinois, William Ray was a son of Roy Nelson and Nina (Hahn) Howland. He was raised and educated in Gardner and graduated from Gardner South Wilmington High …

Nancy L. Brooks (nee Shock), age 84 of Morris, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, September 5, 2021. Born April 26, 1937, in Neillsville, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Frances “Toots” (Bergstrom) Shock.Nancy married Richard (Dickie) Brooks on October 16, 1952,…

Marlene Louise Dennison (nee Smeets) passed away peacefully of natural causes at her Diamond, IL. residence on September 3, 2021, surrounded by what mattered most in her life, her loving family and her devoted companion of eight years, Charles Dahmit.Marlene blessed this earth upon her birth…

Karolyn Wood CryerAge 76 of Morris, Illinois, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021 at Park Point Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Morris.Born December 13, 1944, was the daughter of Harry C. Wood and Jessie Sylvia Hurt Wood of Greenup, Illinois.  Karolyn and her twin Marilyn loved growing up…

Terry R. Donahue, 77 of Morris, passed away Monday morning September 6, 2021, in Regency Care Center in Morris after a yearlong battle with cancer. Born September 24, 1943, in Cleveland, Ohio, he son of the late James and Cecilia (Casey) Donahue.Terry grew up in Bay City, Michigan and attend…

James O’HaraAge 91 of Morris, IL, passed away Sept. 2, 2021 at Lightways Hospice Home in Joliet, IL.Born Nov. 21, 1929 in Manito Twp., IL, James Leslie was a son of George and Della (Burton) O’Hara. He was raised in Manito and was a 1947 graduate of Forest City HS. He earned his Bachelor’s D…

 Carole A. Eddy, of Cape Coral, Florida (formerly of Morris, IL), crossed over peacefully on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at her home with her loving family by her side.Born in Pueblo, Colorado, she was the daughter of Elmer and Gloria McIntyre.  She was educated in Texas and Minooka grade schoo…

Douglas R. Wilhelmi,70, of Mazon, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021. Born in Shorewood, Il on October 19, 1950, he was the son of the late Bernie Wilhelmi and Eleanore Murphy Stephens.

Donna Marie (Daily) Gilchrist Age 84, of Mazon, IL passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday August 28, 2021. Donna was born August 27, 1937 in Putnam County, Grandville, IL to Raymond and Bernice Daily-Wilson.  She married Richard Gilchrist in August of 1958. She was a …

Bill DennisAge 86 of Wilmington passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021 at Carle BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Illinois.Born July 27, 1935 in Bloomington, Charles William was a son of Harry and Mary (nee Wall) Dennis. He was raised and educated in Bloomington and graduated from Trinity High …

Blanch L. Carpenter, age 96, of Florida, formerly of Coal City, passed away on August 25, 2021 at her home with her children by her side.Blanch was born on October 3, 1924 to Gjerluf and Lula Olsen in Gardner, IL. and attended Gardner schools. On February 4, 1950 she married her sweetheart, …

Steven WalshAge 36 of Verona, formerly of Chicago, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.Born May 10, 1985 in Morris, Steven James Dale is a son of Robin (nee Dick) and the late Timothy Walsh. He was raised in Mazon, attended MVK grade schools, an…

Virginia SurianoAge 96 of Morris, Illinois, formerly of Chicago, Illinois and Palos Hills, Illinois, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 at her home.Born November 30, 1924 in Chicago, Virginia was a daughter of Marco and Giovanna (Caruso) Randazzo. She was raised and educated in Chicago, a…

David C. SuperAge 51 of Coal City, formerly of Carbon Hill, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at his home.Born April 21, 1970 in Joliet, David Charles is a son of Donna (nee Haldorson) Pacchetti and the late David E. Super. He was raised and educated in Coal City and graduated from Coal Ci…

James Wilson Thomas, 80, of Mazon, passed away with his family by his side on August 26, 2021.Jim was born June 4, 1941 in Scottsburg, Indiana to Woodrow and Lilian (Middleton) Thomas. Known as “Wilson” back home in Indiana, he was raised on a farm and as a boy learned the values of hard wor…

Chet DavitoAge 72 of Coal City, passed away Tuesday evening, August 24, 2021 at his home.Born November 30, 1948 in Joliet, Illinois, Chester James was a son of Chester William and Jewel R. (Schultz) Davito. He was raised in Braidwood; graduated from Reed Custer High School with the Class of …

  Robert D. SistekAge 87 of Diamond, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at his home.Born September 2, 1933 in Morris, Illinois, Robert Donald was a son of William J. and Vonnie (Bradley) Sistek. He was raised in Coal City and graduated from Coal City High School with the Cla…

Ronald CrenshawAge 83 of Channahon, formerly of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.Born January 17, 1938 in Mount Vernon, Ronald Troy was a son of Kenneth and Eva (Hobbs) Crenshaw. He was raised and educated in Mount Vern…

Stephen Joseph Tackett Age 29 of Coal City, Illinois, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 20, 2021.Born March 25, 1992 in Morris, Illinois, Stephen is a son of Annette (nee Norton) Tackett and Terry Tackett. He was raised in Coal City and graduated from Coal City High School with the …

Barbara PersicAge 82 of Wilmington, passed away peacefully, Friday, August 20, 2021 at Alden Estates of Shorewood.Born February 20, 1939 in Oak Park, Illinois, Barbara Jean was a daughter of George Edward and Martha Muriel (Brown) Sahlin. She was raised and educated in Berwyn and graduated f…

Rick HallAge 73 of Custer Park, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, August 15, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.Born October 28, 1947 in Morris, Ricky Lee was a son of Duain “Fat” and Lois (nee Finch) Hall. He was raised in Braceville and graduated from Gardner South Wi…

Rex P. King 67 of Morris passed away unexpectedly Tuesday August 10, 2021, while working as a janitor at First United Methodist Church in Morris.Born October 8, 1953, in Clinton Illinois, he was the son of the late Robert and Doris (Phelps) King.Rex grew up in Lockport, attending the schools…

Richard L. Norris, 78, of Morris, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Lightways Hospice in Joliet with his family by his side.Born January 23, 1943 in Morris, he was the son of Nelson and Clara (Thompson) Norris. He graduated from Morris Community High School with the class of 1961. He s…

Rodney Jones “Rod” age 53 of Peoria, Arizona, formerly of Custer Park, Illinois, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 1, 2021 at his home.Rod was born September 22, 1967 in Saint Charles, Illinois, and was raised and educated in Wilmington. On September 20, 1986, he married his high schoo…

Daniel (Dan) T. Zilm II, 65, of Hennepin, IL, passed away on August 9, 2021, at St. Margaret’s Health-Spring Valley with family by his side.  Dan was diagnosed with Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) on June 30, 2021. Facing this with grace, courage, and dignity, he spent 101 d…

Anna Mae Leach, 97, of Mazon, passed away on August 9, 2021, at Heritage Woods Nursing Home in Dwight. Born June 18, 1924, in Coal City, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Fannie (Small) Reuter.

Dulcie June Partilla (nee Trygg) age 77 of Morris, passed away Friday, August 6, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.Born August 21, 1943 in Evanston, Dulcie was the daughter of Stanley, Sr. and June (nee Engstrom) Trygg. She was raised and educated in Joliet, graduated from Jo…

Annette Govorchin Cwik, age 89 of Chicago, formerly of Morris, passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.Born August 30, 1931 in Chicago, Annette was a daughter of Joseph and Ivanica (nee Klarin) Govorchin. She was raised in Chicago and attended Saint…

Lawerence Douglas LutzAge 67 passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021 at his home in Melbourne, Florida.Born April 11, 1954 in Morris, Larry was a son of Lavern and Jacqulyn (nee Button) Lutz. He was raised in Morris, attended Immaculate Conception Catholic School, and graduated from Morris Communi…

James W. RussellAge 89 of Morris, formerly of Springfield, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Lightways Hopsice Inpatient Unit.Born June 9, 1932 in Springfield, Kentucky, James Ward was a son of Lucian and Augusta Russell. He was raised in Springfield, and on December 23, 1953 …

Beverly A. Hulbert of Morris passed away peacefully Friday evening July 30, 2021, in her home with her loving family at her bedside.Born February 10, 1938, in Morris she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Gladys (Knudson) Enger.  Raised and educated in Morris and graduating from Morris …

Gene K. Telfer 87, of Morris passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Park Pointe Place in Morris.Born in Morris, on April 9, 1934, Gene was the son of the late Alexander and Evelyn (Russo) Telfer. Gene attended the schools in Morris and was proud to be in the first graduating clas…

Daniel R. Misener, age 77, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Morris Hospital. Born July 26, 1943, in Mazon, he was the son of the late Lyle and Evelyn (Ryder) Misener.Dan grew up on the family farm and attended the Mazon schools, graduating from Mazon High School with the class of 1961…

Jeffrey A. Seidler, 65, of Morris, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021. Born in Chicago on February 22, 1956, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Margaret (Schalk) Seidler.Jeff was a longtime resident of Morris. He graduated from Morris High School with the class of 1974. He was an avid fis…

Carri Lynn Campbell, 57, of Calhan, Colorado passed away on July 15, 2021 following a short illness. Carri was the youngest child of Howard and Faye Campbell. She was born and raised in Braceville, IL, attending Braceville Grade School and Gardner, South Wilmington High School. Carri made fr…