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Wilburn Stowe

Wilburn ''Bill'' Stowe, 72, of Bourbonnais, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) in Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Bradley Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, where services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church in Bourbonnais, where he was a member.
He was born March 14, 1926 in Bradley, the son of George B. and Fannie Gray Stowe.
He served in the Army during World War II.
Mr. Stowe retired in 1988 from Consumer Illinois Water Company.
He was past president of the Bradley American Legion, a member of the Bradley VFW, and past member of the Bradley Lions Club and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge.
Surviving are his wife, the former Betty Jean Clary Reed, whom he married April 4, 1988 in Kankakee; one son, Christopher Stowe of Ohio; one daughter, Christine Mietzner of Kankakee; one stepson and spouse, Steven and Maureen Reed of Texas; one stepdaughter and spouse, Sheryl and Gene Coplea of Bourbonnais; one sister and two brothers-in-law, Celeste and Jess Buckner of Kentucky and Robert and Patricia Clary of Bradley; two brothers and seven sisters-in-law, Luther and Bernice Stowe of Kentucky, Algie and Marla Stowe and Flora Stowe of Bradley, Mary and Ernie Shannon of St. Anne, Elfreda Gladu of Carmi, Ann Stowe of Lockport and Dorothy and Lu Setmire of Michigan; three grandchildren, Lerman Jr. and Joan Reece and Melinda and William Mattox, all of Bradley and Emily and William Mulroe of Tinley Park; three step- grandchildren, Erica, Maricela and Dianna Reed, all of Texas; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his parents; his first wife, Mary Pierson Stowe; four brothers, Arthur, Marshall, Shirley and Walter Stowe; four sisters, Elanie Stowe, Lois Andrews, Clyde Trombley and Kathrine Sinetra; and a son-in-law, Maurice ''Mo'' Mietzner.
He enjoyed flower gardening, woodworking, walking and spending time with his family. (Pd.)

Herbert Tiarks

Visitation for Herbert Tiarks, 79, of Beaverville, will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, with a Rosary at 7:30 at Clancy-Gernon-Houk Funeral Home, St. Anne.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Robert Coleman at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church in Beaverville, where he was a member.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Beaverville.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Restoration Fund.
Mr. Tiarks died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, Watseka.
He was born Jan. 16, 1919 in Loda, the son of Herman and Sophia Hogrefe Tiarks.
Surviving are his wife, the former Joan LaFond, whom he married April 17, 1948 in Beaverville; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Steven and Debbie Tiarks of Spokane, Wash., and Michael Tiarks of Donovan; five daughters and three sons-in-law, Kathy and Robert Giger Jr. of Sun Valley, Nev., Marcia and John Johnson of Clifton and Nancy Tiarks of Cabery, Susan Whitten of Reno, Nev., and Christine and Charles Bourgeois of Grayslake; two sisters, Clara Hilgendorf of Danvorth and Martha Woodward of Wise Rapids; one brother, Wilbert Tiarks of Milwaukee; and 17 grandchildren.
Deceased are seven brothers, two sisters, one granddaughter, Karen Giger and one grandson, Ross Johnson.
He was a veteran of World War II.
Mr. Tiarks retired as a mechanic from Rudolf Express.
He worked with the Share Food Distribution in Iroquois and was a charter member of the American Legion Post 877.
He enjoyed watching birds and squirrels.

Robert Bradshaw,

ONARGA - Robert J. Bradshaw, 78, of Onarga, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at his home.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Knapp Funeral Home, Onarga, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Jeremy Vance will officiate.
Burial, with military graveside rites, will be in Onarga Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Gideons, Trinity Evangelical Free Church or Iroquois Hospice.
Mr. Bradshaw had been a real estate and insurance broker in Buckley and Onarga since 1946.
Mr. Bradshaw was past-president of Grand Prairie Seminary and a member of the Onarga Chamber of Commerce, Iroquois County Regional Planning Commission, Onarga Village Board, Onarga Lions Club, Onarga American Legion and Ford- Iroquois Board of Realtors.
He was born June 22, 1920, in Albion, the son of John C. and Lucy Glover Bradshaw.
Surviving are his wife, the former Sarajane Steele, of Onarga, whom he married June 6, 1940, in Bloomington, Ind.; two daughters and sons-in- law, Judith Ann and Richard Skates of Rock Falls, Denise and Fred Fogle of Tallahassee, Fla.; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Jim and Elaine Bradshaw of Cotton Wood, Ariz., Ted Bradshaw of Gilbert, Ariz., Jay and Malena Bradshaw of Yuma, Ariz., Gary and Marsha Bradshaw of Buckley; one sister, Edna Lou Hitz of Urbana; one sister-in-law, Betty Bradshaw of Wheaton; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Deceased are one brother, Jerry; and one sister, Ann.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Free Church, Watseka, and Gideons International.

Tomieka Jones

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Tomieka Dawn Jones, 25, who had relatives in the area, died Sunday (Nov. 15, 1998) at Rapid City Regional Hospital, after an extended illness.
A wake service was held Nov. 18 at Behrens Mortuary.
Services were held Nov. 19 at Calvary Baptist Church, Rapid City, S.D. The Rev. Steven Evans officiated.
Burial was in Pine Lawn Cemetery, Rapid City, S.D.
Surviving are her mother, Vicky Jones, formerly of Kankakee; two sisters, Mokena and Kelly Jones, both of Rapid City; one brother, Michael Jones of Rapid City; two aunts, Kathy Wade and Sherry Brown, both of Kankakee; three uncles, Russell and Daniel Jones, both of South Dakota, and John Wade of Kankakee; two nephews and three nieces.
Deceased are her father, Rodney R. Johnston; paternal and maternal grandparents.
Tomieka enjoyed writing, poetry, horses, and bingo.

Beryl Argyle

COAL CITY - Beryl Argyle, 84, of Coal City, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at Morris Hospital.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the 11 a.m. services at Reeves Funeral Home, Coal City.
Burial will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
She was born July 29, 1914, in Coal City, the daughter of Clyde and Edith Campbell Argyle.
Surviving are one brother-in-law, Anton (Ethel) Togliatti of Las Vegas, Nev.; two nephews, David (Donna) Togliatti, and Marc (Merikay) Togliatti, all of Coal City; and one niece, Sue (John) Frederiksen of Coal City; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Deceased is one sister, Gladys Togliatti.
She was a lifelong resident of Coal City, graduating from Coal City High School in 1932. She was a member of the Coal City United Methodist Church.

Ulyssee Burrell

Ulyssee Burrell, 92, of Kankakee, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at his home.
Arrangements are pending at the Jones Funeral Home, Kankakee.

Naomi Wingerter

BRAIDWOOD - Visitation for Naomi Joyce Wingerter, 58, of Braidwood, will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Jay DeMent will officiate.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association.
Mrs. Wingerter died Friday (Nov. 20, 1998) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
She was born Oct. 14, 1940, in East Prairie, Mo., the daughter of Naman H. and Hazel Lloyd Jackson.
Surviving are her husband, Billy Wingerter, whom she married July 2, 1956, in Kankakee; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Rick and Patricia Wingerter, Curt Wingerter, all of Channahon, Michael and Tricia Wingerter of Kankakee and Cory Wingerter of Joliet; two daughters and sons-in-law, Neva and David Weedon of Chebanse and Tammy and Scott Sandefur of North Carolina; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Wilma and Harry Jackson of Sheldon, Linda Rutledge of Mt. Vernon and Connie Kenon of McLeansboro; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Tom and Martha Jackson of St. Anne, L.B. and Carol Jackson of DeSoto and Eugene and Evone Jackson of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; 13 grandchildren, Kimberly and Garrett Sandefur, Tanya and Tiffany Papineau, David F., Anthony, Terry and Kim Weedon and Nicholas, Julie, Jori, Elizabeth, and Jace Wingerter.
Deceased is one brother, Billy Ray Jackson.
Mrs. Wingerter was a homemaker. (Pd.)

Margaret Arrington

Margaret ''Ruth'' Arrington, 86, of Kankakee, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at Manor Care Health Services.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bradley.
Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made for Viatorian vocations.
She was born May 2, 1912 in Kankakee, the daughter of Edwin and Margaret R. Woods Arrington. She was a 1934 graduate of St. Viator College, Bourbonnais.
Miss Arrington retired from Bradley Roper.
She had been a member of St. Martin of Tours Church, Kankakee.
Surviving are one brother, John T. Arrington of Green Valley, Ariz.; several nieces and nephews including William Arrington of Bourbonnais and John Arrington of Bradley.
Deceased are two brothers, Ed and James F. Arrington.
She enjoyed bowling.

Louise Bonnell

Louise Bonnell, 86, of Bourbonnais, died Monday (Nov. 23, 1998) at Provena
St. Mary's Hospital.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday at the Aly Funeral Home, Golconda, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Billy Green will officiate.
Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery, Golconda.
Local arrangements are by the Clancy Gernon Funeral Home.
She was born Feb. 16, 1912, in Golconda, the daughter of Jesse and Eula Phelps Douglas.
Her husband, Cecil Bonnell, whom she married July 20, 1947, died June 29, 1981.
Surviving are one son, Mike Bonnell of Bourbonnais; one daughter, Cynthia Bonnell of Bourbonnais; one brother, Robert Douglas of Bradley; one granddaughter, Melinda Bernal of Belleville; and one great- grandson, Lucas Bernal of Belleville.
She was a graduate of Golconda High School.
Mrs. Bonnell was a retired social worker from Kankakee State Hospital.

Norbert Singer

Norbert Singer, 69, of Bourbonnais, died today (Nov. 23, 1998) at his home.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, with a 6:30 p.m. wake service at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Maternity BVM Catholic Church, Bourbonnais, where he was a member.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
He was born Dec. 4, 1929 in Detroit, Mich., the son of Robert and Theresa Sadowski Singer.
Surviving are his wife, the former Lois Hodous, whom he married June 12, 1971 in Berwyn; one son, Matthew Singer of Chicago; three daughters and one son-in-law, Laura Singer and Sean Bradley of Chicago and Cheryl and Leslie Singer of Bourbonnais; one sister and brother-in-law, Justine Singer and Jerry Nogy of Ohio.
Deceased is one brother, Robert Singer.
An Army veteran, he was retired from sales.

David Wigent

BRAIDWOOD - David M. Wigent, 30, of Braidwood, died Saturday (Nov. 21, 1998) at his home.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Tuesday until the 7 p.m. services, at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Braidwood Chapel.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorials may be made to the Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center in Joliet.
He was born Oct. 13, 1968 in Chicago, the son of Susan Danihel Flamm and the late Kerry G. Wigent.
He had been employed at Dow Chemical in Joliet.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Gulf War Crisis, deploying B52 bombers in Minot, N.D.
He was a 1986 graduate of Reed- Custer High School and won the State Championship in the long jump.
Surviving are his mother, Susan M. Flamm of Coal City; one son, Adam Thomas Wigent; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Michelle Wigent of Godley; paternal grandmother, Lillian Wigent of Chicago; two aunts, Barbara Cernauskas of Mokena and Susan Wigent of Chicago; one uncle, Bruce Danihel of Matteson; and many nieces and nephews.
Also deceased are his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Ramona Danihel; and paternal grandfather, Ralph Wigent.
He enjoyed hunting.

James Callahan

MARSEILLES - James L. Callahan, 69, of Marseilles and father of a Coal City resident, died Nov. 13, 1998 in his home.
Services were Nov. 17 at the Seals Campbell Funeral Home in Marseilles. The Rev. Sam Robinson officiated.
Military honors were provided by the Marseilles Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to the Marseilles Area Ambulance Service.
Mr. Callahan was employed for 30 years, retiring from Nabisco. He and his wife owned and operated the Main Street Grill for many years.
He was born Jan. 29. 1929 in Marseilles, the son of Edward and Viola Green Callahan.
Surviving are his wife, the former Stella Burress; four sons and daughters-in-law, James and Penny Callahan of Streator, Eddie and Connie Callahan of Coal City, John and Margaret Callahan of Morris and Rich and Julie Callahan of Marseilles; 12 grandchildren; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Edna Bivens of Phoenix, Ariz., Evelyn and Chuck Dam of Henry and June and Don Schultheis of Long Point; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Ronald Callahan and Jerry and Marilyn Callahan, all of Ottawa.
Deceased are two grandchildren, Eddie and Michelle Callahan.
He was a member of the Laborer's Local 393, the American Legion Post 5506, and a member and past commander of the VFW.

Charlesteen Ward

Visitation for Charlesteen Ward, 59, of Kankakee, will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home, Kankakee, and from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the 10:30 a.m. services at the Morning Star Baptist Church, Kankakee, where she was a member. The Rev. William Copeland will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens, Kankakee.
Mrs. Ward died Friday (Nov. 20, 1998) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
She was born Dec. 12, 1938, in Chicago, the daughter of Sidney and Elnora Hopson Jackson.
Surviving are her husband, Richard Ward, of Kankakee, whom she married May 17, 1959, in Chicago; one son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Debra Ward; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Elnora and Clarence Merriweather, Barbara and Edgar Williams, Ernestine and David Robinson, Olivia and Piere Walker, all of Chicago; and one brother, Alois Bady of Chicago.
Mrs. Ward retired from Manteno State Hospital.

Kenneth Crow

MILFORD - Kenneth W. Crow, 74, of Milford, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at his residence.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford, where services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Robert Einhouse will officiate.
Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Milford.
Memorials may be made to the Milford United Methodist Church, where he was a member; the Milford Park; or Milford Fire Department.
Mr. Crow was president of Crow's Hybrid Corn Company of Milford.
A veteran, he served in the Army during World War II.
He was born Sept. 7, 1924 in Canton, Ohio, the son of Arthur Forest and Nancy Isli Crow.
Surviving are his wife, the former Ruth Winchell, whom he married Oct. 1, 1949 in Hoopeston; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy and Bob German and Deb and Doug Longest and five grandchildren, Bill, Andy and Joey German and Dustin and Deena Longest, all of Milford; and one sister, Marie Houmes of Buford, Ga.
Deceased are his parents and two brothers.
He was a member of the Hubbard Trail Country Club; the Milford American Legion; and many other clubs and associations. (Pd.)

Louis Vilt

COAL CITY - Louis ''Uncle Louie'' Vilt, 91, of Coal City, died Saturday (Nov. 21, 1998) at Morris Hospital.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Reeves Funeral Home, Coal City. The Rev. Mark Jendrysik officiated.
Burial was in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ray Lissy, Milford Bjelland, Don and Gary Vilt, Richard Gehr, and Kregg Hart.
Memorials may be made to the Coal City Emergency Squad or to the family.
He was born Jan. 30, 1907, in Coal City, the son of Frank and Frances Hasel Vilt.
Surviving are two brothers, James ''Cookie'' (Ella Mae) Vilt of Coal City, and Edward Vilt of Morris; one sister, Evelyn Corn of Coal City, with whom he resided; and several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.
Deceased are three brothers, Frank, Tony, and William ''Puggy;'' and one sister, Mary Galbraith.
He was raised and educated in Coal City.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army 1941-45 and received two Bronze stars.
Mr. Vilt was employed by local clothing factories until his retirement.
He was a lifelong member of Assumption Catholic Church, Coal City.

Charles Roseland, former alderman

MORRIS - Charles E. ''Chuck'' Roseland, 67, of Morris, and brother of a Coal City resident, died Monday, Nov. 16, in his home.
Services were at 10 a.m. Thursday at the U.C. Davis and Sons Funeral Home. The Rev. Tom Ostrander officiated.
Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery. Military rites were conducted by the Morris American Legion Post 294 and the John Martin Steele Post 6049 VFW. Pallbearers were Chuck, Jeffery and William Roseland, Erik Enervold, Michael Neary and Larry Enger.
Memorials may be made to the Grundy Community Hospice.
For eight years he was an alderman on the Morris City Council for the Second Ward.
He was born Dec. 21, 1930 in Morris, the son of Clarence and Bertha Battersby Roseland.
He was a 1948 graduate of Morris High School.
A veteran, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Surviving are his wife, the former Evelyn G. Davis, whom he married on March 21, 1954 in Dwight; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lori and Mike Neary and Melissa and Erik Enervold, all of Morris; three sons and daughters-in-law, Chuck and Andrea Roseland and Jeffery and Susan Roseland, all of Morris,and William and Andrea Roseland of Seneca; nine grandchildren; a sister, Lois Borchelt of Morris; a brother and sister-in- law, Wayne and Lorene Roseland of Coal City; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his parents; a brother, Clarence Roseland,in infancy; and a sister, Marge Reeve.
Mr. Roseland had been employed for many years by the State of Illinois Department of Transportation at the Morris yard, retiring in 1995.
He was a member of the First United Methodist church in Morris; past commander of the Morris American Legion; and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 967 in Morris.

Florence Kissack

WATSEKA - Florence M. Kissack, 85, of Watseka, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, Watseka.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Baier Funeral Home, Watseka, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Neil Larimore will officiate.
Burial will be in Sugar Creek Cemetery, Stockland.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
She was born Dec. 12, 1912, in Middleport Township, the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Miller Leppard.
Her husband, Melbourne ''Bud'' Kissack, whom she married Jan. 27, 1928, in Kankakee, died Dec. 7, 1991.
Surviving are four sons and three daughters-in-law, Wes and Doris Kissack of Stockland, Bob and Sue Kissack of Milford, Gary Kissack of Woodland, Francis and Delores Kissack, Channahon; four daughters and one son-in-law, Vivian Guynn, Janice Kissack, Joan Cade, all of Watseka, and Sharon and Lonnie Woodby of Milford; one sister, Doris George of Watseka; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Richard Leppard of Milford, Don and Ruth Leppard of Watseka; 23 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mrs. Kissack and her husband operated a restaurant in Stockland.

Arthur Putnam

Arthur F. Putnam, 81, of Bradley, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at Riverside Medical Center.
Arrangements are pending at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee.

Charles Davis

ST. ANNE - Charles Davis, 65, of St. Anne, died today (Nov. 23, 1998) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at the Clancy-Gernon-Houk Funeral Home in St. Anne.

Louise Bonnell

Louise D. Bonnell, daughter of J.H. and Eula Phelps Douglas, was born in Golconda, IL on February 15, 1912. On November 23, 1998 she departed this life at the age of 86 years at St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee, IL.
Louise was married to Cecil L. Bonnell for 34 years. He died June 29, 1981. Together, they enjoyed boating on the Kankakee and Ohio Rivers. They participated in Kankakee Valley Boat Club events for many years.
Louise graduated from Golconda High School, and at age 15, she became the first female to swim the width of the Ohio River at Golconda. She attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. During her career, she was a social worker for the Chaplaincy Corps of the Army Air Force in Nashville, TN during World War II. She retired from Kankakee State Hospital as a Psychiatric Social Worker. She was a Charter Member of Kankakee County Social Worker Association, Charter Member of the Altrusians, and a member of Zonta International. For many years, she was a Republican Precinct Committee Woman. She was a member of Bourbonnais Church of Christ. Louise was always ready and willing to give aid and assistance to anyone in need.
Louise leaves to mourn her departure two children, a son, Mike Bonnell and daughter, Cyndi Bonnell of Bourbonnais; a granddaughter, Mindy and son-in-law, Sonny Bernal, and great-grandson, Lucas of Belleville, IL; brother and sister-in-law, James R. and Edna Douglas of Bradley, IL; a cousin, Marsha Beck; a special friend, Lee Hines, and a host of relatives and friends.
A sister, Frances Randall is deceased.
Services will be held at Aly Funeral Home in Golconda. The wake will be Friday, November 27, 1998, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and the funeral will be Saturday, November 28, 1998, at 1:00 p.m. Her remains will be laid to rest beside her husband in the IOOF Cemetery of Golconda. Memorial services to be held in Kankakee, IL will be announced at a later date.

''A precious one from us has gone,
A voice we love is stilled,
A place is vacant in our home,
That never can be filled.''

Charles Davis

ST. ANNE - Visitation for Charles J. ''Chuck'' Davis, 65, of St. Anne, will be from 4-8 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, St. Anne, where services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Felipe Martinez will officiate.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made for family wishes.
Clancy-Gernon- Houk Funeral Home, St. Anne, was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Davis died Monday (Nov. 23, 1998) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
He was born Jan. 13, 1933 in Kankakee, the son of Frank J. and Edna Burch Davis. His father, a daughter Brenda and step-father, Edwin Hedlin are deceased. His mother, Edna Chamberlin resides in St. Anne.
Also surviving are his wife, the former Beverly Reed, whom he married March 25, 1961 in Kankakee; five sons and four daughters-in-law, Mark and Tina Bowers of Beaverville, Bret and Linda Bowers, Jim and Anne Davis, Michael Davis Jeff Davis and his special friend, Jenny, all of St. Anne, and Roxanne and Steve Pierce of Alabama; one sister and brother- in-law, Sandra and Duane Dykstra of Aroma Park; one brother and sister- in-law, Richard and Velda Davis of St. Anne; one stepbrother and sister- in-law, Edwin and Vernice Hedlin of Grant Park; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, St. anne.
Mr. Davis worked at Chuck's Maintenance and Repair.
He enjoyed camping.

Harold Ullrich

PEOTONE - Harold F. Ullrich, 79, of Peotone, died Monday (Nov. 23, 1998) at home.
Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. today at the Fedde-Helfrich Chapel, Peotone, where services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Will Parker will officiate.
Burial will be in Green Garden Cemetery, Manhattan. Pallbearers will be Alan, Brian and Steven Hoffman, Donn Soucie, Randall Ullrich and William Havle. Honorary pallbearer will be Maxwell Knecht.
Memorials may be made to the Joliet Area community Hospice or to the family.
He was born April 20, 1919 in Green Garden, the son of Adolph and Clara Heisner Ullrich.
Mr. Ullrich was a farmer, carpenter and retired custodian at Green Garden Elementary School.
Surviving are his wife, the former June Schmuhl of Peotone, whom he married Nov. 14, 1937 in Frankfort; one son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Phyllis Ullrich of Monee; four daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Glen Cosgrove, Kathryn and Donald Hoffman, Luann and Dennis Soucie and Karen and Edward Knecht, all of Peotone; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother Earl.
He was a member of Green Garden United Methodist Church.
He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge in Bradley.

Leta Walle

PEORIA - Leta V. Walle, 78, of Peoria, relative of area residents, died Monday (Nov. 23, 1998) at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Born Aug. 27, 1920 in rural Farmington, the daughter of Clyde and Ora Linsey Allen.
Her husband, George F. Walle, whom she married June 28, 1943 in Kankakee, died Oct. 31, 1998 in Peoria. Also deceased is a brother.
Surviving are eight nieces and nephews, John Allen of Pontiac, Judy Embry, Jim Allen, Jean Fosdick, Jane Tipton, JoAnn Jones, June Hughes and Jeri Steidenger, all of Fairbury.
Mrs. Walle had worked as a timekeeper at Caterpillar Inc. for 41-1/2 years, retiring Sept. 1, 1985. She was a graduate of Gallagher Business College in Kankakee.
She was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church and Women's Guild in Peoria.
Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. today with a Scripture service at 7:15 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary in Peoria, and from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the 9:30 a.m. services at her church. The Rev. Chris G. Haake will officiate.
Graveside services will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Cemetery in Piper City.
Memorials may be made to St. Philomena School Endowment Fund or to the donor's choice.

Daniel Brunnick

MOMENCE - Daniel F. Brunnick, 54, of Momence, died Monday (Nov. 23, 1998) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
There will be no visitation or services.
Cotter Funeral Home in Momence was in charge of arrangements.
He was born April 17, 1944 in Chicago, the son of Daniel and Ruth Svoboda Brunnick, who are deceased.
Surviving are his wife, the former Catherine J. Haase, whom he married July 10, 1965 in Chicago; one son, Daniel Brunnick of Momence; one daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Jesse Mirmonts of Chicago; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and John Guidotti of Florida and Ann and George Elliott of Chicago; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Greg and Donna Brunnick of Green Bay, Wis., and Terry Brunnick of Texas; and two granddaughters.
Mr. Brunnick was a retired accountant for U.S. Steel in Chicago and Gary, Ind. for over 20 years.

Frances Davis

Visitation for Frances Elizabeth Davis, 46, of Kankakee, will be from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the 10:30 a.m. services at Morning Star Baptist Church, where she was a member. The Rev. William Copeland will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens.
Arrangements were by Jones Funeral Home, Kankakee.
Ms. Davis died Nov. 20, 1998 at Riverside Medical Center.
She was born Dec. 26, 1951 in Crystal Springs, Miss. Her mother, Ella Mae Newell, is deceased. Also deceased are four sisters, Queen Esther Hillard, Amanda Newell, Katie Lou Davis and Edna Powell.
Surviving are one son, David Richardson Jr. of Kankakee; one daughter, Ella Kaye Richardson of Kankakee; one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Wesley Caddell of Bourbonnais; two grandchildren; a great- aunt and uncle, Lillie Mae and Meddie Hicks.
Ms. Davis worked for Kraft Promotional Center.
She was a member of her church's Gospel Choir.

Gladys Thompson

Gladys G. Thompson, 91, a resident of the Heartland Health Care Center in Paxton for three years, former resident of Kankakee and Roberts, died Sunday (Nov. 22, 1998) at the care center.
Visitation and services were today at Lamb-Young Funeral Home in Roberts. The Rev. Richard Swain officiated. A Eastern Star service was conducted prior to the services.
Burial was in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Gibson Community Hospice, Ford County Alzheimer's Association or to the First United Church of Paxton where she was a member.
She was born April 27, 1907 in Roberts, the daughter of William and Dottie Dougan Netherton.
Her husband, J. Lyle Thompson, whom she married April 5, 1947 in Roberts, died Oct. 17, 1993.
Surviving are one brother, Clifford Netherton of Great Falls, Va.; one niece, Joanne Allen of Bayles Lake; a great-niece, Candace Kietzman of Loda; and great-nephew, Roger Allen of Galesburg.
Deceased are one brother and one sister.
She was a bookkeeper for the Kankakee Water Company for many years and had also kept books for Alexander Lumber Company in Kankakee.
She was a member of the Kankakee Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, a 50-year-plus member of the Kankakee Chapter 268 of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Orion Shrine of Jerusalem, Kankakee.

David Jones

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - David M. Jones, 63, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died Wednesday (Nov. 18, 1998).
He was born March 9, 1935 in Little Rock, Ark., the son of Fred and Lucy Jones, who are deceased.
He was employed for 25 years at Spinco in Gilman. He was last employed at Hardco Company in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Visitation will be 4-10 p.m. at Benson Funeral Home in Chattanooga.
Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Stokes Cemetery. The Rev. Carl Johnson will officiate.
Surviving are two children, Jeffery Jones of Kankakee and Sue Kemp of Pontiac, and three grandchildren.
He was a veteran of the Korean War.
He enjoyed bowling and fishing.

Robert Mieure

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS - Robert James ''Bob'' Mieure, 67, of Country Club Hills, formerly of Bourbonnais, died Monday (Nov. 23, 1998) at home.
Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday at McKenzie Funeral Home in Oak Forest, where services will be at 11 a.m. Friday.
There will also be visitation from 10 a.m. Saturday until the 11 a.m. services at the Cunningham Funeral Home in Bridgeport.
Burial will be in Bridgeport City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Advocate Hospice or to Jerry Lemon Food Drive at Shepard High School.
Mr. Mieure was a former teacher at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School in the 1950s and '60s. He was employed as a teacher in High School for District 218.
A veteran, he served in the Army.
Surviving are one son, Barry Mieure of Country Club Hills; three daughters and one son-in-law, Nancy Mieure of Hazel, Ky., Susan and Ken Wallace and Jan Mieure, all of Aurora; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Doris of Robinson, Gerald and Alberta of Sumner, Eugene and Earline of Wellington, Nev., Lee and Jean Mieure of Antioch and Don and Judy of Findlay, Ohio; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Helen Grogan, Elsie and Wilbur Pelham and Ruby and Bob Kimmel, all of Sumner and Lois and Kenny Provines of Brookport; one grandson.
His wife, JoAn Mieure and three brothers, Roger, Hubert and John (Helen), are deceased.


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