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Betty Lou Borger, 96, was born September 18, 1925, in Belleville, Illinois to Robert and Adele (Gundlach) Sopp. She was a graduate of Belleville Township High School, class of 1943. After graduation she worked as a cashier at the First National Bank in Belleville. Here she met the love of he…

A graveside memorial service for Mary Ralston, Roy Ralston and Jay Ralston will be held at Saratoga Cemetery in Morris on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 1:00 pm. There will be Food and Elvis music to continue the celebration of Mary, Roy, and Jay Ralston at approximately 2:15 p.m. at the UC D…

Irene L. Kent,71, of Seneca, Illinois, passed away peacefully August 9, 2022. Irene was the daughter of the late Albert and Louise (Meredith) Kowalczyk.

Clara M. Gerhardt passed away Monday August 9, 2022 at the age of 82. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri on September 25, 1939, the daughter of the late Bromton and Lucille (Cline) Thurber.

Leonard R. Elam, of Morris, passed away peacefully, at the age of 71, on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Lightways Hospice Home in Joliet, surrounded by the love of his family. Len was born on July 16, 1951, the son of the late Leonard E. and Delores (nee Lenzie) Elam. Born and raised in Joliet,…

Donald "Don" E. Trejo age 76 of Morris, Illinois, formerly of Channahon, Illinois, and Davenport and Clinton, Iowa, died Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois.

Sherman L. Marques, of Mazon passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at the age of 87. He was born February 3, 1935, in El Centro, California, the son of the late Edward and Agnes (Felt) Marques.

Carol A. Ostby, 86, of Morris, formerly of Lisbon, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehab Center in Morris with her family by her side.

Robert Ralph Messel aka ‘Scooter Bob’ born September 15, 1940, in Chicago, IL, and also of Brookfield, IL, passed away peacefully at his home in Morris, IL with the assistance of Lightways Hospice on Thursday, June 30, 2022, with his loving son, Scott and daughter-in-law, Lorraine by his side.

Jay C. Shenberg, age 72, of Morris, Illinois, passed away peacefully June 24, 2022. Born in Chicago, on January 14, 1950, Jay was the son of Merv and Betty N. (Nibow) Shenberg. Jay went on to marry his true love of 38 years Patricia A. (Powers) Shenberg.

Roy Darin age 95 of Wauponsee, Township, Morris, Illinois, passed away peacefully with family by his side on June 22, 2022 at Arcadia Care of Morris.

Robert W. "Bobb" Opyt of Morris passed away Friday, June 17th, 2022, at the age of 70. Bobb was born in Chicago on December 26th, 1951, the son of the late John and Caroline (Rodig) Opyt.

Rita Diane Henderson was born on December 22, 1949, in Morris, to John and Helen (Rutten) Barry. Rita passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022, at Lightways Hospice Home in Joliet. She graduated from Morris High School, Class of 1967.

Scott Gordon, 59 of Fort Collins, Colorado passed away April 25, 2022.  Scott was the second born of four boys to the late Roger Gordon and Sandra Gordon.  Scott was born October 23, 1962 and attended Morris Public Schools, graduating with the MCHS class of 1980.  Later he attended Joliet Ju…

The family of Esther and Ernie Pierard would like to extend an invitation to their family and friends to attend a mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Morris on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 11:00 am to celebrate their lives.

James LeRoy Iverson, 88, of Newark, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022 at his home with his family by his side.Born November 3, 1933 in Morris, he was the son of Gerhard and Clara (Enervold) Iverson.  The family lived and farmed in the Morris and Newark area where James attended Stevens and Sc…

Bill TarmanAge 63 of Coal City, Illinois, died unexpectedly on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at Morris Hospital.Born August 11, 1958 in Morris, Illinois, William Mark was a son of Richard Charles and Shirley Ann (Frey) Tarman. He was raised and educated in Wilmington and went to work for the Labore…

Mary Ann O’Hagan, age 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 26, 2022, in her home with her loving family by her side. A lifelong Morris resident, she was born on October 9, 1937, to Ray and Anna (Gusta) Pellegrini.

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