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…

Samantha JoAnne Vota passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021. Sammy wore her heart on her sleeve and literally gave the shirt off of her back to strangers. For everyone who knew her, knew that she lived to please people and knew no bounds of limitations to her kindness and compassion. This world i…

Jacqueline Snyder Age 64, of Verona, IL passed from this life unexpectedly, Tuesday July 20, 2021 at Loyola University Medical Center. She was born June 13, 1957 to Georgia (Crouch) and Jack Johnson in Oak Lawn, IL. where she was raised until she moved with her family to Geneva, IL.  Jackie …

Gretchen E. Johnson, 90, lifelong resident of Morris, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021, at Park Pointe Healthcare. She was born in Morris on November 18, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Edith (Eich) Rudow.Gretchen graduated from Morris High School with the class of 1948. Sh…

Judy L. Gordon, 69, of Morris, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Regency Care of Morris. Born January 15, 1952, in Morris, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Vivian (Olson) Starnes.She was a cook at Weits Café and worked at Saratoga Laundry before going to Jefferson Smurfit, whe…

Wayne F. Price, age 92, of Morris passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Lightways Hospice in Joliet. Born October 31, 1928, in Neponset, Illinois, he was the son the late James and Alice (Adams) Price.Wayne married Patricia Morgan on December 30, 1950. He worked in sales at Greenway Moto…

Jane Muscato (nee Ferko) Age 75, of Morris, IL passed away peacefully on Friday, July 16, 2021, at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehab Center. Jane enjoyed travel, especially to Europe, wintering in Florida, reading and movies. She was well known for her Italian and Slovak home-cooked dishes.…

Nicole Naomi HolmAge 40 of Diamond, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, July 17, 2021 at her home following a 2 year battle with cervical cancer.Born March 29, 1981 in Morris, Illinois, Nicole Naomi is a daughter of Keith and Susan (Sistek) Holm. She was raised in Diamond…

James E. Milton, Jr., 56, of Morris, passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 12, 2021, at Regency Care of Morris.  Born August 7, 1964, in Morris, he was the son of the late James and Anita (Sanches) Milton, Sr.A lifelong resident of Morris, James graduated from Morris High School with the Cla…

Carol Ann Enger, 78, of Diamond, formerly of Morris, passed away June 12, 2021, in the Aperion Care Home in Marseilles.Born on June 3, 1943, in Yorkville, Illinois, Carol grew up and attended schools in Yorkville. She moved to Morris in the 1960s, where she worked in a dress shop in downtown…

Raymond Adam Sippel, 100, of Shorewood, formerly of Monee died on July 7, 2021 at the Timbers of Shorewood. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 11, 2021 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the Fedde Helfrich Cross Funeral Home, Peotone. Funeral Services will be held immediately following the v…

Dennis E. Kowalczyk, 74, lifelong resident of Morris, passed away Wednesday July 7, 2021, with his loving family by his side. Born July 18, 1946 in Morris, he was the son of the late Albert and Louise (Meridith) Kowalczyk.Dennis was raised in Morris and attended the Morris schools. He joined…

LeRoy J.” Corky” Purdy, Jr.,80, passed away Monday July 5, 2021, at his home in Morris. Born November 1, 1940, in Joliet, Illinois, he was the son the late LeRoy J. Purdy, Sr. and Wilma (Mallott) Purdy.Corky worked as a foreman through the labor local in many construction projects.He enjoyed…

Shirley A. Clarke, age 74, of Coal City, IL. passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at the Morris Hospital.She was born on December 21, 1946 in Portland, OR to Daniel and Dorothy (nee Reimer) Hollowell. She graduated from Downers Grove South Class of 1965. She married James R. Clarke in Wheat…

Eric Paul Forehand, age 48, of Morris, IL. passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 2, 2021 in Ladysmith, Wisconsin.He was born on December 7, 1972 in Lincoln, IL. to David and Paulette (nee Curl) Forehand. He graduated from Manteno High School Class of 1991 and later graduated from Kankakee…

Michele BitnerAge 61 of Coal City, passed away Thursday, July 01, 2021 at the Lightways Hospice Inpatient Unit in Joliet, Illinois.Born July 21, 1959 in Joliet, Michele Ann was a daughter of Michael and Lucille (Boyd) Sheridan. She was raised in Joliet; moved with her family to Coal City dur…

Judy A. Peterson, 71, of Morris, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehab Center in Morris.             She was born September 3, 1949 to Leslie M. and Madelon A. (Price) Peterson at Morris Hospital. Judith is survived by her twin sister, Joyce (Tom) Alderso…

Ryan VaughnWith heavy hearts the Vaughn family regrets to announce the passing of our beloved Ryan L. Vaughn on June 20, 2021 at his home in South Wilmington. A son of Terri Sula and Curly Vaughn, Ryan graduated from Coal City High School with the Class of 2005; was a member of the Laborers …

Helen E. Logan (Nee Jaworski) age 99 of Morris, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at the Manteno Veterans’ Home in Manteno.Born November 18, 1921 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Helen Elizabeth was a daughter of Adam and Filomine (Spejwski) Jaworski. She was raised and educated in Milwaukee, and…

Diana (Reyes) Lewis age 81 of Minooka, formerly of Joliet and Goose Lake, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 at her home.Born November 4, 1939 in Joliet, Diana was a daughter of Moises and Juanita (Ortiz) Reyes. She was raised and educated in Joliet, and graduated from Joliet Township High Sc…

Kenneth D. “Ken” Allen, 88, of Morris went to be with Jesus on June 17, 2021. Born in Chicago, IL on July 1, 1932, the 5th of 7 children, to John and Elizabeth (Dahm) Allen.  He was a known gang member, associated with the R-SAC social athletic club.  Upon graduating from Morgan Park HS in 1…

Joanne Marie Symoniak, 74, of Verona, formerly of Bolingbrook and Pekin, IL, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 17, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born June 12, 1947 in Chicago, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Harazmus and Bernice Liss  (Russell) Garrett.Joanne marr…

Don HarveyAge 75 of Braceville, Illinois, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood.Born May 30, 1946 in Morris, Illinois, Donald Duane was a son of George and Mary (Poppleton) Harvey. He was raised in Braceville and graduated from Gardner South Wilmington High Sc…

Ted Haynes, 81, passed away at his home in Morris on Thursday, June 10, 2021, with his loving family by his side. Born February 16, 1940 in Louisville, Kentucky, he was the son of the late John and Onida (Shields) Haynes.Ted married Sara L. Matteson on September 2, 1986. He was a member of t…

Bernice J. LardiAge 91 of Coal City and formerly of Wilmington, Illinois, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 12, 2021 at her home.Born July 27, 1929 in Symerton, Illinois, Bernice Joan was a daughter of William Joseph and Jennie Loretta (Dillon) Bell. She was raised in the Wilmington area…

 Sarah MonroeAge 36 of Morris, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in Joliet, Illinois.Born October 11, 1984 in Blue Island, Illinois. Sarah was an outgoing individual who made friends easily. She had a passion for music and enjoyed making people laugh. Sarah will be remembered …

Debra Ann Benson, 61, of Morris, IL, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Hinsdale hospital with her family by her side. After a second battle with breast cancer Deb went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have k…

Jayson G. Brandon, age 43, of South Wilmington, IL. passed away unexpectedly on May 29, 2021.He was born on August 14, 1977 in Joliet, IL. to Gregory Brandon and Charmaine Brandon Galloway.  He grew up in the Wilmington area before moving to Coal City where he attended high school. Jayson ma…

Lois Jean HallAge 92 of Custer Park and formerly of Braceville, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, June 08, 2021 at her home.Born August 27, 1928 in Verona, Illinois, Lois Jean was a daughter of Morrison and Myrtle (Blackburn) Finch. She was a graduate of Mazon High School, where she began her l…

Richard J. Marizza Sr., age 84, of Diamond, IL., passed away peacefully at his home, on Sunday, June 6, 2021, surrounded by his family.He was born on June 23, 1936 in Morris, IL. to Sam and Mary (nee Fioritto) Marizza. He grew up in the Coal City Area and graduated with the Coal City High Sc…

Robert Duane Easton, age 81 of Coal City, Illinois, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones.He was born September 27, 1939, in Mattoon, IL., to the late Omer O. & Inza B. (Reagin) Easton. He married his soul mate, Nancy Louise Titus, on October 19, 1968 in Mattoo…

Heriberto Delgado 74 of Morris passed away in his home Saturday morning June 5, 2021 surrounded by his family.Born January 26, 1947, in Zacatecas, Mexico he was the son of the late Salvador and Josefa (Serrano) Delgado.Heriberto came to Morris in 1979 and married Celia Contreras in September…

Harold Henry Cunning“Hook”Age 89 of South Wilmington, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Heritage Health in Dwight.Born March 10, 1932 in Custer Park, Illinois, Harold Henry was a son of James and Margaret (Weikum) Cunning. He was educated through the 8th grade when he left school to go to…

Barbara A. Hadaway, 77, of Morris, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Regency Care of Morris with her husband at her bedside.  Born December 19, 1943 in Santa Barbara, CA, she was the daughter of the late Belva Garrett.Growing up in New Mexico, Barbara developed a love for the …