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Janice K. Thompson, 96, of Morris, passed away Monday morning, May 25, 2020 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehab Center in Morris.She was born February 18, 1924 at the Morris Hospital and was the daughter of Arthur and Cora(Olson)Stinchcomb.  Janice was educated in the Morris schools and grad…

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Shelly A. Halstead, 50, of Mazon, passed away suddenly at her home on Sunday May 24, 2020. Born in Morris on September 5, 1969, she was the daughter of the late John E. Williams and Cathy (Chamness) Fieldman.Shelly was raised and educated in Mazon, graduating Mazon Verona Kinsman High School…

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Georgia Eliakis (nee Delyannkis)Age 90, of Morris, IL, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehab Center in Morris. Born September 1, 1929, to the late Evrithiki (nee Pilatakis) and Theodore Delyannkis in Argiroupoli Rethimno (Island of Crete) in Greece, she immigr…

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Dolores Johnson "Boo”Age 81 of Mazon, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 24, 2020 at her home surrounded by family.Born May 26, 1938 in Morris, Illinois, Dolores Eleanor was a daughter of Gerald and Evelyn (Maier) Misener. She was raised and educated in Morris; graduated from St. Angela Acade…

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John A. Cravens Jr. 64 of Mazon passed away suddenly Saturday May 23, 2020 near his home.   Born April 14, 1956 in Alexandria, Virginia the son of the late John Cravens SR and Miriam Joan “Jody” Engelman of Holland Michigan.John was raised and educated in various areas of the United States, …

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John T. “Jack” Wray, Sr., 89, passed away Saturday May 23, 2020 peacefully at home. Born in Morris on January 1, 1931, he was the son of the late George and Mary (Micetich) Wray.Jack was a Korean War Veteran, decorated with the Korean Service Medal, three bronze stars, United Nations Service…

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Esther C. Pierard, 90, recently of Peru, longtime resident of Morris, passed away Sunday May 24, 2020 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. Born August 17, 1929 in Joliet, she was the daughter of the late T. Frank and Esther C. (Moran) Shaunnessy.Esther was a graduate of the Reed-Cu…

David W. Udstuen, 66, of Morris, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday May 19, 2020 in his home.Born October 5, 1953 in Morris, IL he is the son of Betty Udstuen of Morris.Raised and educated in the Morris and Minooka-area, graduating from Minooka Community High School with the class of 1971. …

Ruth M. Hauge, 97, of Morris, passed away Saturday evening, May 16, 2020 at Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.Born December 2, 1922 in Garfield, Illinois, she was the daughter of Harry and Esther(Farmhals)Holcomb. Ruth married Tilman Hauge on August 23, 1942 and they lived most of their lif…

Luis Trevino, age 77, of Mazon, IL., passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon, May 15, 2020, at Sunny Hill Nursing Home in Joliet.

Judith A. Lissy (nee Taylor) age 67 of Coal City passed away Monday, May 11, 2020 at her home.Born September 10, 1952 in Morris, Judith Ann was the daughter of John "Bud" and Betty (nee Scaman) Taylor. She was raised and educated in Coal City and attended Coal City schools. Judy was employed…

Barbara J. Viano, 72, of Morris, passed away Tuesday evening, May 12, 2020 at her home.Born August 10, 1947 in Rockdale, she was the daughter of Harold and Doris( Antich)Asbell. She received her education in the schools of Rockdale. She married Melvin Viano in 1994 and they lived most of the…

Gary E. Lissy, Jr. age 58, of Braceville, IL passed away Monday, May 11, 2020 at his home. Born September 17, 1961 in Joliet, IL.  He was previously employed for BP Amoco for many years and currently employed for Cabot Microelectronics in Aurora, IL where he celebrated twenty years of servic…

Kathryn Lynn “Kathy” Isham, age 58 years, of Coal City, IL. passed away peacefully on Monday morning, May 11, 2020 at her home with her family by her side.

Arthur “Slick” Wallace, Jr. age 86, of South Wilmington, IL passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Monday, May 11, 2020 at his home. Born June 6, 1933 in South Wilmington to the late Arthur and Jeanette (nee Hakey) Wallace, Sr.  Veteran of the United States Navy having serv…

Richard “Dick” L. Chapell, 80, of Morris, passed away at home in Morris on Sunday morning May 10, 2020. He was born June 6, 1939 in Terre Haute, Indiana, the son of Merle and Ruth (Gummere) Chapell.Dick served as a United States Marine in 1958 and reenlisting in 1962 to the United States Arm…

Jennie LathamAge 46 of Gibson City, Illinois and formerly of Mazon, Illinois passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 4, 2020 at her home.Born September 3, 1973 in Joliet, Illinois Jennifer Anne is a daughter of John “Lucky” Latham and the late Stephanie (Biros) Latham. She was raised and edu…

Kirsten Lynelle Rowe, age 54, of Morris, passed away peacefully at home after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Born and raised in Streator, IL the daughter of Nicholas and Karen (Abbott) Latino.She is survived by her loving husband, Richard Scott Rowe; two daug…

Ruth Jackman, lifelong resident of Morris passed away peacefully on Thursday April 30, 2020 at Park Pointe Nursing home with her family at her bedside.   Born July 14, 1933 in Morris she was the daughter of the late Erwin and Ethyle (Bishop) Ferguson. Raised and educated in Morris graduating…

Nadine Rennels TooleyAge 96 of Morris, Illinois, formerly of Charleston, Illinois and Naperville, Illinois, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020, at her home.Born February 14, 1924 in Humboldt, Illinois, Nadine Hope was a daughter of William and Grace (nee Speck) Rennels. She was raised and …

Steven A. Paulsen, 64, of Mazon, passed away Tuesday April 21, 2020, at his home with his family by his side. Born in Pontiac, Illinois on December 13, 1955, he was the son of Harold and Irene (Grieff) Paulsen.Steve was raised in Mazon, IL, where he attended school, graduating from MVK High …

Timothy J. Cockream, 59, of Morris, passed away peacefully Friday evening April 17, 2020 in the Joliet Hospice Home.Born August 3, 1960 in Morris Illinois, he is the son of the late Jesse Cook and the late Madelaine “Pat” Cook.    He was raised and educated in Morris, graduating from Morris …

Rudolph “Rudy” V. Janes, 69, of Wilmington, Illinois, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2020 at his home. At his side was his loving daughter Melanie and his love, Bonnie.Rudy is survived by his daughter Melanie Bell; granddaughter Ariel (Adam) Mitchell; grandson Jacob Bell; great granddau…

Jim Chaney "Jimmy”Age 57 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at his home with his wife and children by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.Born December 28, 1962 in Joliet, James Ronald was the son of Ronald Chaney and Maureen (nee Sharp) Chaney. He …

Ann Nordstrom, 59, of Morris died peacefully in her home Thursday morning, April 16th, following a courageous, nearly 16 year battle with brain cancer.Born Mary Ann Pegram, on June 4, 1960 in Lincoln, Illinois to Alan and Donna Rae (Harmsen) Pegram, Ann grew up on the family farm in rural Li…

Ellen I. Allen (nee Stott)Age 86 of Huggins, Missouri and formerly of Morris, Illinois and Wilmington, Illinois, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 15, 2020 at Life Care Center in Waynesville, Missouri.Born December 31, 1933 in Joliet, Illinois, Ellen was a daughter of Thomas R. and Yvet…

Nancy Ann FisterAge 77 of Morris, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Heritage Health in Dwight, Illinois.Born June 3, 1942 in Morris, Illinois, Nancy was the daughter of Donald and Lucille (nee Lee) Holmes. She was raised and educated in Morris, and  graduated from St. Francis Academy …

Ruth C. WalshAge 100, of Morris, formerly of Joliet, Verona, and Mazon, passed away Monday, April 13, 2020 at Regency Care of Morris.Born July 29, 1919 in Joliet, Ruth was the daughter of Charles W. and Laura L. (Sievert) Arnold. She was raised and educated in Joliet, Illinois and attended J…

David Allen Sinnott Age 87, of Verona, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020, at Morris Hospital. He was born July 6, 1932, in Sunbury, IL, the son of the late David Edward and Fay (nee Wilkey) Sennott. He graduated from Weir School and attended Mazon Township High School. David married Ern…

Mark Alan McCarthy Sr., 68, of Morris, passed away Sunday April 5, 2020. Born June 10, 1951 in Joliet, he was the son of the late Richard and Doris (Knupp) McCarthy.Mark was raised and educated in New Lenox, graduating from Lincoln-Way High School with the class of 1969. Mark served in the U…

Wayne A. Matteson, 77, of Morris, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Morris Hospital peacefully in his sleep. Born May 21, 1942 in Morris, he was the son of Harold and Mabel (Roberts) Matteson.Wayne was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and loved visiting with his great-grandchildren.He is survi…

Thomas Joseph Kodat, 82 of Coal City, passed away Wednesday March 25, 2020 at Amita Health Medical Center in Glendale Heights, IL. Thomas was born September 6th, 1937 in Morris, IL to Leonard and Mary (Walsh) Kodat. He married Peggy Anderson on October 14, 1961 in Verona, IL. He was formerly…

Mary Jane Willman passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on March 23, 2020.Mary Jane (Cousineau) was born May 31, 1925 to Henry and Margaret Cousineau in Chicago. On November 21, 1942, she married her childhood sweetheart, Fred. The loving couple were married 76 years.Mary…

Kenneth Noah Wiegand, 83, of Morris IL, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 in Morris. He was born in Beatrice, Nebraska on May 14, 1936 to Noah H. and Helen (Kiesow) Wiegand.  He was baptized by Rev. H.E. Wildgruben at Emmaus Lutheran Church.  He was confirmed April 2, 1950 by Rev. E. Frese …

Robert Allan Craig, 87, of rural Morris, passed away Friday morning, March 20, 2020 at the home of his daughter, Kim.Born April 21, 1932 in Morris, he was the son of Donald and Esther(Helgevold)Craig.  He lived in Grass Valley, CA form 1944 - 1947 and returned to Morris to graduate from Morr…

Jose Valencia, 78, of Morris, lost his courageous battle with lung cancer Thursday, March 12, 2020 surrounded by his family at Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.He was born January 10, 1942 in El Paso, TX, the son of the late Ernesto and Maria ({Pedregon) Valencia.Jose came to Morris in the…

Richard A. Snyder, 62, of Morris, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at home. He was born August 31, 1957 in Morris, the son of John and Lois (Elam) Snyder.Raised and educated in Morris, Richard worked at Romine’s as a mechanic for over 40 years until his health forced him into retirement. H…

William John ScheerAge 78, of Braidwood, IL passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. Born August 27, 1941 in Green Bay, WI to the late John William and Buelah Victoria (nee Guindon) Scheer. William graduated from Premontre Catholic High Scho…

Sharon Louise GilbertsonAge 80, and a lifelong resident of Morris, Illinois passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Morris Hospital.Born in Morris on May 5, 1939, Sharon was the daughter of Joseph Andrew and Mary Adele (Sarti) Gusta. She attended Immaculate Conception School and graduated f…