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M. Ann Snapp
MOMENCE - Visitation for M. Ann Snapp, 77, of Momence, will be from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the Cotter Funeral Home, Momence, with a 4 p.m. wake service.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Pat-rick Catholic Church, Mo-mence, where she was a member, by the Rev. Denis White.
Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Mo-mence.
Memorials may be made to St. Patrick Church or to the Momence Honor Guard.
Mrs. Snapp died Saturday (Jan. 1, 2000) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee.
She was born April 25, 1922, in Villa Grove, the daughter of Fred and Emma Jensen Page.
Surviving are her husband, Claude Edward ÔÔBud'' Snapp, whom she married May 5, 1945, in Kankakee; one daughter, Julee Sikma of Momence; four sisters and brothers- in-law, Barbara and Joe Kappes of Tolono, Rosella and Charles Bassett, Dorothy and Ronald Smith, Mary Jo and George Ade, all of Villa Grove; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Barbara Page of Pesotum, and Fred and Bert Page of Villa Grove.
Deceased are one brother and four sisters.
Mrs. Snapp, a hairdresser, owned and operated Ann's Beauty Shop in Momence for 34 years.
She was a veteran of the U.S. Marines serving during World War II.
She was a member of the St. Patrick Council of Catholic Women and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She enjoyed sewing and knitting.

Donald Gilbert Sr.
SHELDON - Donald G. Gilbert Sr., 65, of Sheldon, formerly of Momence, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000) at his residence.
There will be no visitation.
Cremation rites were accorded.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Baptist Church, Bourbonnais. The Revs. Dr. Terry Anglea and Kelly Howard will officiate.
Burial will be in Momence Cemetery.
Cotter Funeral Home, Momence, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born Sept. 15, 1934, in Momence, the son of Roy and Mable Campbell Gilbert. His parents are deceased.
Surviving are his wife, the former Violet Hardesty, whom he married July 28, 1956, in St. Anne; two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald G. Jr. and Wendy Gilbert of Kankakee, Timothy L. and Anna Gilbert of Huxley, Iowa; one sister and brother-in- law, Mary and James Alvey of Morton; one brother and sister-in-law, William and Phyllis Gilbert of Momence; and eight grandchildren.
Deceased are three sisters.
Mr. Gilbert had been employed by Carter-Wallace of Momence.
He was a member of the Illinois National Guard for 7 years.
He was a member of the Newton County Baptist Church, Kentland, Ind.

John Walle
GILMAN - John Laurence Walle, 57, of Gilman, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000) at his home.
Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, with an 8 p.m. prayer service, at the Reilly- Redenius Funeral Home, Piper City.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter Catholic Church, Piper City, where he was a member, by the Rev. John Balluff.
Burial, with military rites by the Gibb Post of the American Legion Piper City Post 588, will be in Calvary Cemetery, Piper City.
Memorials may be made to the Iroquois Memorial Hospice, Watseka, or to the American Cancer Society.
He was born Dec. 3, 1942, in Watseka, the son of Laurence E. and Anna Marie Miller Walle. His father is deceased.
Surviving are his companion, Teri Krueger; his mother of Piper City; three sisters, Janet Gerdes of Peoria, Joan Hopkins of Lancaster, Calif., Jaunita Anderson of Lompoc, Calif.; three brothers, James Walle of St. Joseph, Jerry Walle of Champaign, Jeff Walle of Nashville, Tenn.; and extended family, Ron and Jean Krueger of Crescent City, Tim Krueger of Schoolcraft, Mich., Tina Czarse of Monticello, Ind.; special friend, Paul Perkinson; 11 nieces and nephews; and several cousins.
Deceased are his grandparents and one sister, Joyce Chaplin.
Mr. Walle had been a laboratory supervisor at Growmark Inc./F.S., Piper City.
He was a graduate of Piper City High School.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Mr. Walle was the lead singer in the Relation Band.
He enjoyed fishing and archery.

Claudette McDaniel
LIMESTONE - Claudette H. McDaniel, 56, of Limestone, died Friday (Dec. 31, 1999) at her home.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the 2 p.m. services at the Clancy- Gernon Funeral Home, Manteno.
Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Steger.
Memorials may be made to the family wishes.
She was born Dec. 7, 1943, in West Ontario, N.D., the daughter of Reuben and Florence Hanes Martin. Her father is deceased.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Johnnie Morris of Limestone; one sister, Myrna Clapton of Minot, N.D.; her mother of Minot, N.D.; three grandchildren, Amber Strampp, Krystal and Travis Morris; and nine step-grandchildren.
Deceased are one son, Ricky McDaniel; one daughter, Peggy Shepard; and one brother, Gary Martin.
Ms. McDaniel formerly operated a horse ranch in Frankfort.

Gilbert Morrison
PEOTONE - Visitation for Gilbert Harvey ÔÔGib'' Morrison, 98, formerly of Peotone, will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Fedde- Helfrich Chapel, Peotone.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Peotone United Methodist Church, where he was a member. The Rev. Allan Campbell will officiate.
Burial will be in Peotone Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Daniel, Steven and Michael Janssen, Deborah and Melody Morrison, and Rita Perini.
Memorials may be made to the Peotone United Methodist Church.
Mr. Morrison died Friday (Dec. 31, 1999) in Charleston.
He was born Jan. 2, 1901, in Peotone, the son of George Andrew and Elizabeth Helen Gilkerson Morrison.
His wife, the former Ruth Marie Zimmerly, whom he married Aug. 20, 1931, in Paris, Ill., died in 1996.
Surviving are two sons, George Truman (Loma) Morrison of Murietta, Calif., John Thomas (Peo) Morrison of Satelite Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Elizabeth Sue (Richard) Scott of Charleston, Nancy Laura (Bud) Janssen of Cape Fair, Mo.; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant son, James Gilbert Morrison in 1940; two sisters, his twin, Grace Helen Morrison, and Matilda Zimmerly; and one brother, David Morrison.
He was a member of the Vigo County (Indiana) Rock and Gem Club.
Mr. Morrison was a farmer and self-employed carpenter.

James Spangler
WILMINGTON - James W. Spangler, 53, of Wilmington, formerly of Hazel Crest, died Friday (Dec. 31, 1999) at his home after a long illness.
Private funeral services were held at the Freitag Funeral Home, Wilmington.
Cremation rites were accorded.
He was born May 15, 1946, in Harvey, the son of William E. and Ruth L. La Pointe Spangler. His mother is deceased.
Surviving are his wife, the former Lana L. Murvay; one daughter, Jennifer Adams; one sister and brother- in-law, Shelley and Edward Sokol; and his father.
Mr. Spangler was a 30-year employee of Alcasco Foundry Inc. of Harvey.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam War.

Opal Brown
Opal Frances Brown, 90, of Kankakee, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000) at Miller Healthcare Center.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the 11 a.m. services at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel.
Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Her husband, Frank Brown, died in 1978.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Mary Lou Clayton
Mary Lou Clayton, 66, of Kankakee, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000) at ManorCare Health Services.
Surviving is her husband, Gerald O. Clayton.
Arrangements are pending at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel.

Judith Capper
WILMINGTON - Judith Margaret Capper, 56, of Wilmington, died Saturday (Jan. 1, 2000) at her home.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Tuesday until the 8 p.m. services at the Freitag Funeral Home, Wilmington. The Rev. Rod Chappell will officiate.
Cremation rites will be accorded at Judy's request.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Morning Star Missions.
She was born May 28, 1943, in Joliet, the daughter of Donald and Rosa Alstott Frey. Her parents are deceased.
Surviving are her husband, Terry Duane Capper; one daughter, Lynda Rae Ramsey; two brothers, Lee Frey of Eauchula, Fla., Daniel Frey of Wilmington; two sisters, Sharon Boynton of Wilmington, Donna Nutt of Plainfield; one granddaughter, Lisa Marie Monson; one grandson, Donald Jay Monson; and several nieces and nephews.
Judy was a member of the County Line Kickers for six years.
(Pd.)

Premo Calabria
Premo Calabria, 94, of Haines City, Fla., formerly of Kankakee, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000).
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Duane DuMontelle
LIMESTONE - Duane A. DuMontelle, 69, of Limestone, died Monday (Jan. 3, 2000).
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Mark Du-hon will officiate.
Burial will be in Limestone Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Kan-kakee Valley or to the Oncology Unit of Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
He was born Nov. 27, 1930, in Kankakee, the son of Clarence John and Gussie Dorothy Doran DuMontelle. His parents are deceased.
Surviving are his wife, the former Judy Beverly Bishop, whom he married Oct. 22, 1971, in Nashville, Ind.; five sons, Duane D. and Nancy DuMontelle of Bradley, Larry Lee DuMontelle and Angie Hall of Fla.; Gary Greg and Donna Jean DuMontelle of Goodrich, Timothy Mark DuMontelle of Bradley, Jeffrey Scott DuMontelle at home; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Donald and Leola Laird and Dale Paul DuMontelle, all of Fla.; one brother- in-law, William Bishop of Chebanse; mother-in-law, Phyllis Bishop of Chebanse; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his father-in-law, Burnell Bishop; and one brother, Everrett Laird.
Mr. DuMontelle had worked more than 35 years at Henkel as a superintendent.
He had been the Limestone park superintendent.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Mr. DuMontelle was a member of Friendswood Christian Church, Bourbonnais.
He had built several houses including the one he presently resided in.
He enjoyed gardening, woodworking and John Deere tractors.

Lillian Dumdie
MONTGOMERY - Lillian T. Dumdie, 76, of Montgomery, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000) at Provena Mercy Center, Aurora.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Place, Aurora.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, where she was a member. The Rev. Peter Hoffman will officiate.
Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 11 Pembrooke Road, Montgomery, Ill. 60538.
She was born Dec. 5, 1923, in Aurora, the daughter of Thomas and Rachel Severson Thompson.
Surviving are her husband, Elmer W. Dumdie, whom she married Sept. 20, 1947, in Aurora; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sandra and David Anderson of Herscher, Sharon and William Von Ohlen of Naperville, Marcia Dundee of Sandwich; three sisters, Ida Zaccaria of Coal City, Leona Miller of Sandwich, Phyllis Sandberg of Elburn; one brother, Phillip Thompson of Gardner; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are one brother, Russell in infancy; and two sisters, Marian Dumdie and Mae Sandeno.
Mrs. Dumdie was a graduate of Copley Memorial Hospital School of Nursing retiring from Copley in 1978.
She was a veteran of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps serving during World War II.

Robert Reid
CLIFTON - Robert Reid, 68, of Clifton, died today (Jan. 4, 2000) at Prairieview Lutheran Home, Danforth, after a lengthy illness.
Arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.

Rev. Shirley Long
Visitation for Rev. Shirley L. Long, 59, of Kankakee, will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of God Worship Center, Bradley, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Michael D. LeBuhn will officiate.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Church of God Worship Center, Bradley, where she was a member.
Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Long died Friday (Dec. 31, 1999) at the University of Chicago Hospital.
She was born Dec. 12, 1940, in Mishawaka, Ind., the daughter of Lloyd and Vivianna Taggart Imus. Her parents are deceased.
Surviving are her husband, Cread Long, whom she married April 19, 1963, in Kankakee; one son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Debbie Long of Kankakee; three daughters and sons-in-law, Evie and Donald Birks of Momence, Sherry and Robert Wolford of Plano, Madonna and George Primich of Hobart, Ind.; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia and Cliff Adams of Okla., Candice and Dennis Bohnert of Tenn., Mary and Ron Ponton of Bradley, Katie and Chris Schlotfeldt of South Bend, Ind., Billie and Robert Williams of Kankakee; two brothers and sisters- in-law, Lloyd and Clara Imus, and Harold and Marlene Imus, all of South Bend, Ind.; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Rev. Long had been a private duty CNA for over 8 years.
She took care of the food pantry at the church.
She was a foster parent.
She enjoyed crafts, sewing, crocheting and reading.

John Link
WATSEKA - John L. Link, 94, of Watseka, died Monday (Jan. 3, 2000) at his daughters home in Bourbonnais.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Segur-Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday.
Burial will be in Prairie Dell Cemetery, Iroquois.
Memorials may be made to the family wishes.
He was born Oct. 29, 1905, in Chicago, the son of John and Anna Wild Link.
Surviving are his wife, the former Dorothy M. Tharp, whom he married May 8, 1943, in Watseka; one daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and David Ellison of Bourbonnais; three sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth Earl and Lois McGill of Hobart, Ind., William and Gladys McGill of Sheldon, Richard and Lois McGill of Crescent City; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are one brother and one great-granddaughter.
Mr. Link had been a meat cutter.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II.
He was a member of the Jehovah Witness and the Meat Cutters Union.

Loretta Willis
NORTHLAKE - Loretta M. Willis, 96, of Northlake, formerly of Bradley, died Saturday (Jan. 1, 2000) at Elmhurst Hospital.
Graveside services were held today at Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee.
She was born Nov. 3, 1903, in Bradley, the daughter of Edward and Lulu Bull Cramer.
Her husband, Harley Willis, is deceased.
Surviving are one niece, Grace Montalto of Manteno; four great- nephews; two great-nieces; and several great-great-nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Willis had worked at the Kankakee State Hospital for many years as a beautician.
She had lived in the oldest house on S. Prairie in Bradley.

Bernice Merten
GARLAND, Texas - Bernice L. Merten, 89, of Garland, Texas, formerly of Bourbonnais, died Saturday (Jan. 1, 2000) in Albuquerque, N.M.
Services will be held Thursday with burial on Friday in Garland, Texas.
The Westland Funeral Home, Dallas, Texas, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Feb. 5, 1910, near Kempton, the daughter of Andrew and Marie Farber Clark.
Her husband, John Merten, whom she married in July 1933, is deceased.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Ann and Chris Livengood of Garland, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Mya Merten of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Jean Neal of Grand Rapids, Mich., Mary and Jim Pullin of Murray, Ky.; one brother-in-law, Clarence Merten of Bradley; four sisters-in-law, Beatrice Merten, Jo Merten, Luella Merten, all of the Kankakee area, and Jean Clark of Fla.; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, James and Gerald; and two sisters, Mildred Clark and Frances Nelson.
They lived in the Kempton area before moving to Kankakee then Bourbonnais where they raised their family. After retirement they moved to Garland, Texas.

Premo Calabria
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Visitation for Premo Calabria, 94, of Winter Haven, Fla., will be from 2-5 p.m. today at the Lane-Holt Funeral Home, Haines City, Fla. and from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Donald Wehnert will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Calabria died Saturday (Jan. 1, 2000) at Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven.
He was born Nov. 27, 1905, in Venice, Italy.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie Calabria, of Winter Haven; two sisters, Dolly Anderson of Hanford, Calif., Inex "Nan" Carstens of Kankakee; 12 nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two brothers, Reno and John Calabria; and one sister, Laura Mann.
Mr. Calabria was a retired coal miner.
He had moved in 1970 from Indiana, Pa. to the Winter Haven-Haines City area.
He attended St. Matthews Catholic Church, Winter Haven.
He was a member of the Winter Haven Moose Lodge, the Winter Haven Elks Lodge, the Eagles, Indiana, Pa. and a member of the United Mine Workers.

Jack Beason
HOMER Twp. - Jack M. "Jackie" Beason, 58, of Homer Twp., died Wednesday (Dec. 29, 1999) at Silver Cross Hospital, Joliet.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the 10 a.m. services at Modell Funeral Home, 12641 W. 143rd St., Homer Twp.
Burial will be in Payne Cemetery, Brockton.
Memorials may be made to the Robert N. Lurie Cancer Society c/o Northwestern Hospital.
Surviving are his wife, the former Teena Forsythe; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ellyn and Tim Honey of Penn., Cindy and John Quigley of Manteno; one son, Glen Beason of Manteno; one sister and brother-in- law, Judy and Jim Walker; one brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Linda Beason; and two grandchildren.

Opal Brown
Visitation for Opal Frances Brown, 90, of Kankakee, will be from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the 11 a.m. services at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Martin R. Gutzmer will officiate.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Kankakee, where she was a member.
Mrs. Brown died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000) at Miller Healthcare Center, Kankakee.
She was born Sept. 25, 1909, in Moultrie County, the daughter of Sherman and Laura Belle Watts Burcham.
Her husband, Frank Brown, whom she married in 1934 in Kankakee, died in 1978.
Surviving are one brother and sister-in-law, Otis and Gertrude Burcham of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; and nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Brown had been a teacher for 32 years; 20 years as a third grade teacher at Steuben in Kankakee.
She had been a member of the Red Cross for over 25 years.
She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, United Methodist Women, and the Ruth Circle.
She loved to garden.

Paulean Carrara
GOLCONDA - Paulean Carrara, 94, of Golconda, and relative of area residents, died Monday (Jan. 3, 2000) at her home from leukemia.
Cremation rites were accorded.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Church of Christ, Papineau. The Rev. Bruce Salter will officiate.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Antioch Baptist Church, where she was a member.
Burial will be in Beaver Cemetery, Donovan.
Aly Funeral Home, Golconda, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Aug. 4, 1905, in Willow Hill, the daughter of George and Mary Gromer.
Her husband, Reno J. Carrara, whom she married Nov. 2, 1929, died Nov. 20, 1982.
Surviving are one nephew, Jack Gromer of Mountain Home, Ark.; her best friend and caregiver, Dorothy L. Caldwell of Golconda; one brother-in- law, Alfonse Carrara of Chicago; one grand-niece; two grand-nephews; four great-grand-nephews and two great-grand-nieces.
Deceased are one brother and sister-in-law, Otto and Delberta Gromer.
Mrs. Carrara retired after 55 years working for Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, Chicago, as an executive secretary.
She enjoyed reading.

Steve Stephenson
Steve Stephenson, 58, of Kankakee, died Saturday (Jan. 1, 2000) in Chicago.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. Wednesday until the 7 p.m. services at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Fu-neral Homes.
Burial will be at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.
Memorials may be made to the National Corvette Museum.
He was born May 27, 1941, in Watseka, the son of Harold Eugene and Lydia Mae Fanning Stephenson. His parents are deceased.
Surviving are his fiancee, Janet Taylor; one son, Brian Stephenson of Clifton; two daughters and one son- in-law, Diane and Andrew McTaggart, and Denise Dunbar, all of Tenn.; one sister, Vicki Scering of Fla.; and one granddaughter, Brittany McTaggart of Tenn.
Mr. Stephenson was currently employed as a Branch Manager for Connor Co. in Kankakee.
He was a member of the National Guard.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge, and founding member of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.
(Pd.)

Stelle Raff
Stelle S. Raff, 91, of Bourbonnais, formerly of Evergreen Park, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. today at the Brady-Gill-Heeney Funeral Home, 2929 W. 87th St., Evergreen Park, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Burial will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Judy Dvorak of Bourbonnais; one brother; two granddaughters and two great- granddaughters.
Mrs. Raff served as a volunteer for the Auxiliary of Christ Hospital from 1969-1987 with over 4,000 hours of service.
She was a former executive secretary who worked for Continental Can Co. in Chicago.
She was a former member of St. Bernadette Parish in Evergreen Park.
Mrs. Raff was an avid golfer and a member of the Evergreen Country Club.

Mary Lou Clayton
Visitation for Mary Lou Clayton, 66, of Kankakee, will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Methodist Church, Dwight. The Rev. Craig Miller and Mr. W. Frank Gordon will officiate.
Burial will be in McDowell Cemetery, Dwi-ght.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Mrs. Clayton died Sunday (Jan. 2, 2000) at ManorCare Health Services.
She was born Feb. 2, 1933, in Dwight, the daughter of George and Marie Christianson Beiswanger. Her parents are deceased.
Survivng are her husband, Gerald O. Clayton, whom she married Sept. 25, 1955, at the Methodist Church in Dwight; one son, James Clayton of Kankakee; one brother, Dale Beiswanger of Dwight; one granddaughter, Aimee Clayton; and two nieces.
Mrs. Clayton was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America.
She enjoyed bird watching, crafts of all types, doll collecting and was a fan of Elvis.

Jason Nelson
WOODRIDGE - Jason L. Nelson, 23, of Woodridge, died Jan. 1, 2000.
Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Modell Funeral Home, 7710 S. Cass Ave., Darien, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday.
Burial will be in Bronswood Cemetery.
He was born Nov. 22, 1976, the son of Bernard and Wendy Horvat Knapp Nelson.
Surviving are his wife, the former Sara Wieczorek; one sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Mike Pranger of Bourbonnais; his parents; his grandmother, Vida Knapp; and two nephews, Michael and Nathan Pranger.

Louise Tucker
Louise Tucker, 82, of Kankakee, died today (Jan. 4, 2000) at VanCore Hospital, Sycamore.
Arrangements are pending at the Jones Funeral Home, Kankakee.


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