William “Bill” D. Davison, 70, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Herscher, IL, passed away on February 17, 2020 in his residence.

Jacqueline J. Erickson, age 89, of Essex, IL, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Aperion Care in Bradley, IL. 

Derrick L. “Diggy” Corbin, 43, of Kankakee, passed away on Feb. 4, 2020 at his home.

Richard “Dick” W. Grob, 78, of Herscher formerly of Joliet for 40 years, passed away on January 28, 2020 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.  He was born on September 23, 1941 in Kankakee to Vernon and Lucille (Jensen) Grob.  Dick worked for Caterpillar in Joliet for 32 years, was a mem…

Theodore J. Wheeler, 90, of Bradley and formerly of Kankakee passed away January 25, 2020 at Aperion Nursing Home.  

 John “Jack” F. Lochner, 79, of Herscher passed away January 24, 2020 in Bourbonnais.  He was born July 13, 1940 in Kankakee to Lawrence and Henrietta (Niessen) Lochner.  Jack married Janet Lowe July 10, 1965 and she died January 26, 2016.

Norma Denault, 84, passed away on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Indiana.

Trudy L. Morrical, age 78, of Bourbonnais passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Bickford of Bourbonnais. She was born August 24, 1941 in Kankakee, the daughter of Walter & Virginia (Reetz) Winter. Trudy married Gerald Morrical on February 3, 1962 at Zion Lutheran Church in Chebanse. 

Dorothy Mae Jordan, 78, passed away on January 10, 2020, in College Station, Texas.  Dorothy was the daughter of Erwin F. and Celine I. “Irene” Cailteux.  She was born Aug 31, 1941, at the family’s farmhouse, near L’Erable.

Patrick Charles Hauert passed away December 29, 2019 in Olympia, Washington. He was born November 6, 1941 to Louis and Elizabeth Hauert in Peotone, Illinois. A 25-year resident of the Olympia area, he also lived in Oak Harbor, Washington, and various other locations while on U.S. Navy assignments. 

Lana A. Kukuck, 78, of Kankakee, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at her home. She was born on April 8, 1941 in Rapid City, SD, the daughter of Ralph and Frances Lovell Basler. Lana married Lynn Kukuck on July 31, 1965 at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Kankakee. 

cember 24, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. Ramona was born on December 3, 1928 to Emile and Antoinette (Plante) Rabideau in Herscher, IL. She married Raymond Orwig on December 25, 1949. Raymond died in 2014. She served as the treasurer for the Kankakee American Legion Auxil…

Randy Lee Devore, 71, formerly of Kankakee, passed away Dec. 1, 2019, at his home in Foley, Ala., following a short, but brave battle with cancer.

Jacqueline R. Serene, 91, of Clifton and formerly of Herscher, passed away Thursday (Nov. 21, 2019) at Merkle-Knipprath Nursing Home in Clifton.

James G. Etling, 70, Wayside, passed with his family by his side Saturday, December 21st, 2019.  He was born on June 20, 1949 to the late Elmer and Marie (La Bountey) Etling in Kankakee, IL. 

Ellen Elizabeth “Gal”  (nee Halloran), 89, formerly of Campus, passed away Oct. 31, 2019. 

Gerald (Jerry) Buckman, 103, went to be with His Lord on October 26, 2019. 

James H. Vaslie, 78, passed away Oct. 26, 2019, at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Citizens Care in Dwight.

Elizabeth A. Rutan, 66, of Buckingham, passed away Oct. 20, 2019 at her home. She was born Oct. 11, 1953, in Kankakee, the daughter of Paul and Barbara (Zelhart) Clutz. Elizabeth married Don Rutan. 

Erica Lynn Paulissen passed away on Monday Oct. 14, 2019 at the age of 21. She was born on Dec. 15, 1997, in Kankakee.

Mr. Herbert Leland “Lee” Studley, age 78, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on October 15, 2019 at Mercy Health Paducah.  He was born on December 22, 1940 to John Herbert LaVan and Alice (Sargeant) Studley.

Carol Lacey, 70, of Limestone, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Stephen Douglas Clapp, 85, of Cabery, IL, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in Cabery. 

Ronald E. Hoegger, 51, of Cabery and formerly of Odell, passed away Oct. 7, 2019) in rural Cabery from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

Levi Josiah Cross, 2, of Watseka, passed away Oct. 1, 2019 at his family’s home.

Wendell M. Elliot, 93, of Herscher, passed away Saturday (Oct. 5, 2019) at the Illinois Veterans Home at Manteno.

James Gary “JT” Truelove, 68, of Buckingham, passed away Sept. 18, 2019, in his home, surrounded by his family.

 Charles LaVerne Reardanz, 84, of Essex, passed away Tuesday (Sept. 24, 2019) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

Creighton J. “Rusty” Coxey Jr., age 73, of Buckingham passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. 

 Betty A. Sharper, 83, of Kankakee, passed away Thursday (Sept. 12, 2019) at her home.

David L. Orwig, 67, of Seymour, passed away on Sept. 4, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital, Urbana.

Robert Cavanagh, 83, of Campus, passed away Sept. 3, 2019. He was the beloved husband of 44 years to Agnes (nee Hydo); loving father to Mary (Tim) Arnold, Scott Sendra and Richard (Jani) Sendra; cherished grandfather to Kerry (Jessica) Schott, Ashley and Amber Arnold; and great-grandfather t…

Debra Ann Wood (nee Kubitschek), 65, of Reddick, passed away suddenly Saturday (Aug. 31, 2019) at her home.

Arlene Lund, 85, formerly of Herscher, Illinois, passed away at Maple Park Village in Westfield, Indiana on Sunday, September 1, 2019, after a long battle with Parkinson’s.  She was born on January 24, 1934 in Augusta, Illinois to Fred and Mary Metzger.  

Gertrude "Trudy" Holsen, 90, died August 31, 2019.  Mrs Holsen was born in Africa on September 22, 1928 to the late Oscar V Svedin and Lillie Mae Svedin.

A memorial visitation for Rhonda Lee Legan took place from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm on September 8 at Bartlett Chapel United Methodist Church in Avon, IN. Inurnment of his cremains will take place in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at Elwood, IL at a later date.

A memorial visitation for Gerald “Jerry” Edward Legan took place from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm on September 8 at Bartlett Chapel United Methodist Church in Avon, IN. Inurnment of his cremains will take place in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at Elwood, IL at a later date.

David Edward Webber, 89, of Herscher, Illinois passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Illinois Veterans’s Home in Manteno, Illinois.

Cindy S. Stanton, 49 of Dwight, IL died Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Morris Hospital, Morris IL.

Charlene A. Graham, 88, of Clifton passed away August 22, 2019 at Presence Merkle Knipprath Countryside. She was born July 12, 1931 to Burnet T. and Bertha R. (Ruder) Yeates in Bonfield, IL. Charlene graduated from Herscher High School. She married LeRoy Graham on July 31, 1953 in Los Angele…

Donna Lou Yarno, 79, of Kankakee passed away August 22, 2019. She was born September 14, 1939 in Kankakee to Donald L. and Una I. (Falter) Means. Donna married Leroy F. Yarno October 25, 1974. Leroy died on August 2, 2016. 

Francis W. O’Brien, 96, of Buckingham, passed away on Aug. 15, 2019 at Harvest View in Herscher.