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Frederick Willman Jr., 98, of Mazon, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.  Fred was born August 14, 1921 in Chicago, IL to Frederick and Alfreda (Scholtes) Willman.On November 21, 1942, Fred married the love of his life, Mary Jane Cousineau, in Tin…

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Kay D. CloverAge 82 of Gardner passed away Monday October 14, 2019 at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.Born September 1, 1937 on her family farm in Gardner, Kay Darlene was a daughter of Erlan and Meta (nee Sorensen) Louch. She was raised and educated in Gardner, and graduated from Gardn…

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Charles L. McCowan, 74, of Pontiac, formerly of Morris, passed away early Friday morning, October 11, 2019 at Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac.Born on April 14, 1945 in Joliet, he was the son of Howard and Alice(Noel)McCowan.  He received his education in the schools of Joliet.  He was a veter…

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Darlene D. (Lovejoy) Eplin of Morris passed away peacefully in her home Saturday, October 12, 2019 with her loving family at her side. She was loved and cared for by her family and as of late with the same love and care of Joliet Area Community Hospice.Born September 23, 1939 in Sias, West V…

Louis Michael Naretto, age 88, of Braceville, IL passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Morris Hospital in Morris, IL.  Born April 13, 1931 in Gardner, to the late Anton and Lucia (nee Ceretto) Naretto.  Veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean Conflict.  Active and …

Betty Anne Beal(nee Walker)Age 88, a longtime Verona, IL resident, passed away peacefully Thursday September 26, 2019.  She was born August 20, 1931 to the late Olive (nee Davies) and Ollie Walker and was raised and educated in Mazon. On March 15, 1952, Betty married Daniel Beal and together…

Wendy J. Arthur of Coal City, passed away on her birthday, Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Morris Hospital.Born September 19, 1955 in Blue Island, Illinois, Wendy Jeannine was the daughter of William Joseph and Marion J. (Hinish) Hilt.  She was raised and educated in Crestwood and graduated …

Bryon S. Paszek, 44, of Morris, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Joliet.  He was born August 8, 1975 in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Susan Garcia and the late Darwin Paszek.

Sandra K. Anders, 76, of Morris, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 1, 2019 at her sister-in-law’s home in Mazon.Born August 25, 1943 in Kirksville, MO, she was the daughter of Duane and Garnet(Peavler)Daniels.  She attended Mazon Grade School, Center School in Morris, MVK High Schoo…

Donald D. Funte, 81, of Morris, passed away Friday morning, September 27, 2019 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.Born December 25, 1937 in Charles City, Iowa, he was the son of Clarence and Esther(Starr)Funte.  Don graduated from Clearlake High School in Iowa, received his Bache…

Pete DonovanAge 83 of Morris, IL passed away Friday, September 27, 2019 at Regency Care of Morris. Pete was born in New Lisbon, WI and raised on the south side of Chicago. He was a graduate of DeLasalle High School in Chicago and St. Mary’s College of Winona, MN. He spent 2 years in the U.S.…

John L. “Jack” McGlone, of Morris, IL, formerly of Boulder City, NV and Matteson, IL, died September 28, 2019, at age 93. Jack was born March 21, 1926, in Gary, IN, to John J. and Berniece McGlone. He married Betsy Stephan in 1951. She predeceased him in 1983. He married Susanne Hart in 1985…

Anton F. "Tony" CernyAge 81 of Coal City and formerly of Cocoa, Florida, passed away Thursday evening, September 26, 2019 at Morris Hospital.Born October 24, 1937 in South Wilmington, Illinois, Anton Francis was the son of Joseph A. and Ida Mae (Magnani) Cerny. Tony graduated from Coal City …

Beverly Jean Spangler(nee Wilson)Age 88, of Morris, IL passed away peacefully Monday, September 23, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.  Born in Wateska, IL on February 3, 1931, Beverly was the daughter of the late Harold and Elsie M. (nee Fugett) Wilson. She attended Lockport Hi…

Virginia Arnold, age 72 of Sesser, IL passed away on September 23, 2019.  She was born on September 9, 1947 in Walla Walla, WA to Tex and Pearl (Gascon) Perry.  She married James H. “Jim” Arnold and he survives of Sesser.  She is also survived by two sisters Alice and Geneva and one brother Robert.

Marie (Shrock) Beeskow, 74, of Coal City, Illinois, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Joliet Hospice Home surrounded by her family. She was born May 6, 1945 in Anchorage, Alaska, the daughter of the late Cecil and Mary (Metcalf) Shrock.

Rose Doerfler(nee Staab)Age 90, of Morris, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at The Gardens at Park Pointe in Morris. She was born October 11, 1928 to the late Rose (Koerner) and Charles Staab.On May 5, 1947 she married Alvin Doerfler in Catherine, KS. She was a member of …

Anna Jean CrawfordAge 89 and a lifelong resident of Carbon Hill, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 15, 2019.Born January 26, 1930 in Joliet, Illinois, Anna Jean was a daughter of Ercola “Art” and Victoria “Vic” (Vacca) Vecellio. She attended the Carbon Hill School and went on to gr…

Sherry L. Lewis-Miller 65, lifelong resident of Morris passed away Saturday evening September 14, 2019 in the Joliet Hospice Home with her loving family at her bedside.

 Jacob M. "Jack" Borowski Age 85, of Morris, IL passed peacefully Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Heritage Manor in Dwight, IL.  He was born November 24, 1933 to the late Irene (nee Siulkowski) and Adam Borowski in Joliet, IL, where he was raised and educated, a graduate of Joliet Catholic …

Norma “Joyce” Lindamood (Decker)Perseverance, self-sacrifice, and a smile that lit up a room are just a few things for which Norma “Joyce” Lindamood (Decker), was best known.  Joyce peacefully passed away on September 10, 2019 with her children at her side.  She was just ten days shy of her …

Judith Homa-Larsen Age 64 of Coal City and formerly of Alexandria, Minnesota, passed away Friday afternoon, September 6, 2019 at Morris Hospital.Born July 6, 1955 in Hillsboro, Illinois, Judith Ann is a daughter of John Homa of Eau Claire, Wisconsin and the late Rosemary K. (nee Shelton) Say…

Sheila A. Carroll, age 70, of Diamond, IL passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019, at OSF Hospital (Peoria, IL), surrounded by her family.

Phyllis MaskelAge 75 of Morris, formerly Gardner, passed away Tuesday September 3, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Morris.Born August 5, 1944 in Morris, Phyllis Elaine was a daughter of Clyde and Gertrude (nee Kroll) Brooks. She was raised and educated in Gardner, and gr…

Linda Rhosan (nee Horwedel) Miller, age 63, of Coal City, IL. passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, August 31, 2019, surrounded by her family after a hard-fought battle with cancer.

Kathleen Ann TurnerAge 54, of Morris, left this world and stepped into eternity on August 28, 2019. She was cherished by big sister Maureen (Frank) Perucca of Braidwood and adored by nieces Vanessa (Mark) Prinz of La Grange, Sara (Tony) Heiserman of Lemont and Amanda (Ross) Perak of La Grang…

Marjorie Ellen Love, 92, passed away peacefully the evening of August 8, 2019 approximately 2 hours before her 93rd birthday.She was born on August 9, 1926 to William and Lena (Peterson) Phillips in Morris, IL. She married Granville A. Love shortly after his honorable discharge from the Navy…

Betty Haldorson(nee Petersen)Age 94, a longtime Elwood, IL resident, passed away peacefully Saturday evening August 24, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Betty was born April 1, 1925 to the late Edith (Johnston) and Edward Petersen.Beloved mother of Lee (Patricia) Haldorson, Bi…

God truly gained an angel today as Eleanor M. Goodwin, 89, of Morris, Illinois passed away peacefully at home on August 20, 2019. Born August 2, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Gerhard and Adda (Jamison) Thompson.Eleanor was a hard worker who worked in the fields, the Mazon Coil Facto…

Barbara L. Cleveland, 79, of Morris passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 in Morris. She was born on December 11, 1939 in Walkenda, MO to the late John Lawrence and Mary (Bates) Staton.

Robert W. “Bob” Limbach, age 76, of Morris, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Saturday August 17, 2019.Bob was born to William and Marjorie(Rosendahl)Limbach on August 13, 1943, in Morris, Illinois.  He attended Hume Grade School and graduated from Morris Community High S…

Eugene PopeAge 93, of Morris, IL and formerly of Lockport, IL, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.  He was born June 23, 1926 to the late Paul G. Pope and Ester Crow.  Gene was a proud veteran of the United States Army, fighting for his country …

Rosie M. PierceAge 85 of Coal City and formerly Davenport, Iowa, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Morris.Born April 21, 1934 in Minatare, Nebraska, Rosie Maria was a daughter of Alexander and Elizabeth (Adolph) Meter. She was raised in Neb…

James E. Votta "Jim"Age 73 of Carbon Hill passed away Thursday August 15, 2019 at his home.Born July 6, 1946 in Joliet, James Eugene was a son of John and Violet (nee Bray) Votta. He was raised and educated in Coal City, and graduated from Coal City High School with the Class of 1964. On Feb…

Loretta J. Holm, 81, of Morris, passed away peacefully Monday, August 12, 2019 at home. She was born September 16, 1937 in Joliet, the daughter of the late Bernice Mitchell. Her father died when she was very young.

Nancy A. Lear, 77, of Morris, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Park Pointe Gardens in Morris. She was born February 24, 1942 in Morris, the daughter of the late Everett and Mary (Krzysciak) Granville.Raised and educated in Morris, Nancy graduated from Morris Community Hig…

Cindy L. Armstrong(nee Faust)At the age of 58, on Monday, August 12, 2019, it appears that Cindy L. Armstrong lost her long battle with chronic depression and pain; in a moment of weakness, she may have given up on her own life.  As a family, we did not see this coming.  She was born in Joli…

Betty L. Nelson, 89, of Morris, passed away early Saturday morning, August 10, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehab Center in Morris.Born December 31, 1929 in Normal, she was the daughter of Anthony and Irma(Davidson)Bradley.  She graduated from high school in Peoria and graduated from S…

Andrew Vincent Burkhart of Mazon, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, August 7th, 2019.Although only 32 at the time of his death, Andrew made an impact on many people during his lifetime. Andrew was born on August 15, 1986 to David and Melinda (Hodgson) Burkhart. He was preceded in death by his…

Anne Marie PuchAge 69 of Morris, formerly of Homer Glen, passed away Tuesday August 6, 2019 at her home.Born October 19, 1949 in Chicago, Anne Marie was a daughter of John and Bernice (nee Radzinski) McKeigue. She was raised and educated in Worth and Orland Park, and graduated from Carl Sand…