WILMINGTON - Anna Myra Carroll, 80, of Wilmington, formerly of the Chicagoland
area, died Wednesday (Jan. 13, 1999) at the Embassy Care Center in Wilmington.
Private services were held at the Freitag Funeral Home, Wilmington.
Cremation rites were accorded.
Inurnment of ashes will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington.
She was born Oct. 10, 1918, in Chicago, the daughter of Lewis and Helen
Her husband is deceased.
Surviving are three brothers, Oliver Goldsmith of Indiana, Harold H.
Goldsmith of Crete, George Goldsmith of Wilmington; and many nieces and
ST. ANNE - James R. ''Jim'' Lady, 62, of St. Anne, died Wednesday (Jan.
13, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee, after a sudden illness.
Private cremation rites were accorded at the Hertz-Thoma Crematory,
He was born Jan. 30, 1936, in Greencastle, Ind., the son of Ora and
Maude Smith Lady.
Surviving are two sons, Brian Lady of Knightdale, N.C. and Bruce Lady
of Orlando, Fla.; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Diane Lady, Colleen
and David Bell, all of Vincennes, Ind., Cheryl and Leonard Brown of Annawan;
two sisters, Margaret Redmond of Crawfordsville, Ind., Jean Wood of Greencastle,
Ind.; one brother, Ora ''Bud'' Lady of Greencastle; one step-sister, Margaurite
Grimes of Greencastle; two step-brothers, Dora F. ''Skeets'' and Katherine
Simmerman, James and Ida Mae Simmerman, all of Greencastle; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased are his parents and five brothers and sisters.
Mr. Lady worked as a custodian at the Manteno Post Office for 14 years.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Air Force.
MINOOKA - Russell Starks, 73, of Minooka, died Thursday (Jan. 14, 1999)
at his home.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the Reeves Funeral Home,
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's
Catholic Church, Minooka, where he was a member, by the Rev. Mark Fracaro.
Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Morris. Pallbearers will be
Paul, John, Dr. Joel, and Curt Cassingham, Robert and Steven Gahm, Jeff
Yusko, and Robert Weber. Honorary pallbearers will be the Minooka Volunteer
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church, the Minooka Fire Department,
or to the donor's choice.
He was born July 17, 1925, in Verona, the son of Mark and Nora Corder
Surviving are his wife, the former Marie Muffler, whom he married Feb.
18, 1950, in Assumption Catholic Church, Coal City; five brothers and four
sisters-in-law, Don Starks, Raymond and Phyllis Starks, Dale and Barbara
Starks, all of Morris, John and Charlene Starks, Robert and Mabel Starks,
all of Arizona; one sister, Wilma Glenn of Addison; and several nieces,
nephews, and cousins.
Deceased is one sister, Wanda Edmonds.
He was raised and educated in Verona and Morris. After high school
he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving from 1943-1946 in the European Theater
of Operations during World War II.
Mr. Starks and his wife lived, farmed, and dairied together in Aux
He was a member of the Grundy County Farm Bureau and the Pure Milk
William Lyon III
THAWVILLE - William H. ''Sonny'' Lyon III, 78, of Thawville, died Thursday
(Jan. 14, 1999) at Florida Hospital Kissimmee, Kissimmee, Fla.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, with a 7:30 p.m. Masonic
service by the Watseka Masonic Lodge, at the Ford-Baier Funeral Home, Buckley,
where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Melvin K. Bell
Burial will be in the Thawville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Thawville United Methodist Church, where
he was a member, or to the donor's choice.
He was born Oct. 13, 1920, in Buckley, the son of William H. Jr. and
Catherine H. Wilson Lyon.
Surviving are his wife, the former Waltrud F. ''Wally'' Krummel, of
Thawville, whom he married Jan. 1, 1942, in Buckley; one daughter and son-in-law,
Elizabeth ''Bette'' and William Fesselmeyer of Sheldon; one son, Richard
D. Lyon of Thawville; three brothers, Harold Lyon of Savoy, Robert Lyon
of Oak Lawn, and Jerry Lyon of Paxton.
Deceased is one brother, Peter Lyon.
Mr. Lyon spent his entire life in the Buckley-Thawville area. He graduated
from Thawville High School in 1938.
He was a self-employed farmer and trucker.
He was a member of the Watseka Masonic Lodge, No. 446 A.F.&A.M.,
Mohammed Temple, Peoria, and Scottish Rite, Danville.
He was past patron of the Onarga Order of Eastern Star, was an associate
director of the Iroquois County Soil and Water Conservation District, and
a member of the National Grange, Salt Fork Grange No. 1938.
He enjoyed gardening.
PONTIAC - Lloyd C. Wilken, 80, of Pontiac, died Thursday (Jan. 14, 1999)
at OSF St. James Hospital after a long illness.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, with a 4 p.m. rosary and 6:30
p.m. wake service, at the Duffy Funeral Home, Pontiac.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's
Gym, by the Rev. Thomas E. Mack.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Pontiac.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's School, St. James Hospital, or
to the donor's choice.
He was born July 9, 1918, in Danforth, the son of Sebo S. and Tracy
His first wife, the former Belva Demers, whom he married Sept. 20,
1941, in L'Erable, died Dec. 31, 1993.
Surviving are his wife, the former Rosemary Jaegle of Pontiac, whom
he married June 3, 1995; three sons, James L. Wilken of Woodstock, Ga.,
Ronald J. Wilken of Lexington, Stephen L. Wilken of Arlington, Texas; two
daughters, Ann Foley of Delafield, Wis., Mary Spaeth of New Berlin, Wis.;
two brothers, Delmar F. Wilken of Champaign, Donald R. Wilken of Loda;
two sisters, Florence Mehlberg of Charlotte, Mich., Marilyn Boebel of North
Olmsted, Ohio; seven grandchildren and four great- grandchildren.
Mr. Wilken was founder and owner of Wilken Seed until he retired in
He attended grade school at Danforth and graduated from high school
at Gilman. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1941.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Pontiac.
Mr. Wilken was past member of the Pontiac Elks Lodge and Pontiac Moose
He served as a member of the Livingston County Board from 1978- 1995,
a board member of the Illinois Crop Improvement Association, a member of
the Illinois Seed Dealers' Association, a member of the American Seed Trade
Association, and a board member of the American Soybean Association International
Market Development Fund.
Mr. Wilken was the founder of the Illinois Soybean Board for which
he also served as director/chairman.
MILFORD - Kay Beth Allen, 65, of Milford, died Saturday (Jan. 16, 1999)
at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Knapp Funeral Home,
Milford, with a 7 p.m. Order of the Eastern Star service, where services
will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Neil Larimore will officiate.
Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Milford.
Memorials may be made to the Milford Public Library or to the donor's
She was born Dec. 25, 1933, in Champaign, the daughter of Al and Maxine
Surviving are her husband, Elmer L. Allen, whom she married Oct. 21,
1951, in Milford; four sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Pam Allen of
Sherman, Sam and Paula Allen of Sullivan, Stan and Terasa Allen of Oviedo,
Fla., Sid and Debbie Allen of Forrest; one daughter and son-in-law, Susan
and Kevin Swartz of Urbana; her mother of Champaign; twin brothers, Gary
Hixson of Kentland, Ind., Larry Hixson of Clifton; and 14 grandchildren.
Deceased are her father and one sister, Ann.
She was a graduate of Milford High School.
Mrs. Allen had been a grade school bus driver in Milford for 23 years.
She currently was serving on the Milford Library Board and was a member
of the Royal Chapter 217 of the Eastern Star, Watseka.
PEMBROKE - Timyia D. Anderson, 17, of Pembroke, died Wednesday (Jan.
13, 1999) in a traffic accident near Beaverville.
Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. today at Lax Mortuary, Kan-kakee,
where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Johnnie Robinson
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens Cemetery, Kankakee.
She was born Feb. 9, 1981, in Kankakee, the daughter of Jimmie Strickland
and William Anderson.
Surviving are her parents and step-parents, William and Jacquelyn Anderson
and George and Jimmie Strickland-Sullivan; two brothers, William Anderson
of Kankakee, Zohn Anderson of Bradley; two sisters, Maleeqa and Mackinzie
Anderson, both of Bradley; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Strickland of
Kankakee; paternal grandmother, Mabel Sparks of Chicago; maternal great-
grandmother, Kitty Carter of Bourbonnais; paternal great-grandmother, Gertrude
Dangerfield of Maywood; several aunts, uncles, and special friends, Erica
Crossley and Rashawna Morrow.
Deceased are her grandfathers, James H. Strickland and Archie Anderson.
She was a member of Agape Full Gospel Center where she participated
in the Agape Dance Troop.
She was a senior who had completed her requirements for graduation
in June from St. Anne High School. She was a cheerleader and participated
in volleyball and basketball.
Since 1996, she was in the Kankakee Community College Upward Bound
She had worked as a salesperson at Target, and had also been employed
at Burger King and Taco Bell.
She enjoyed art and poems.
Albert Morris, 68, of Bourbonnais, formerly of Estill Springs, Tenn.,
and a former 19-year Monee resident, died Saturday (Jan. 16, 1999) at Riverside
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until the noon services at the
Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais.
Burial will be in Skyline Memorial Park, Monee.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
He was born June 21, 1930, in Estill Fork, Ala., the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel Morris.
Surviving are his wife, the former Betty Lou Derrossette, of Bourbonnais,
whom he married Aug. 22, 1949, in Kentucky; one son and two daughters-in-law,
Gene and Margaret Morris of Eureka, Calif., Carol Morris of Las Vegas;
two daughters and sons- in-law, Sue and Lou Smith of Bourbonnais, Tammy
and Richard Wieties of Paris; seven sisters; three brothers; seven grandchildren
and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are his parents; and one son, Roger Morris in 1995.
Mr. Morris retired from Verson Steel Press in Chicago in 1993.
He was an avid fisherman, hunter, woodworker and craftsman.
PINE BLUFF, ARK. - Thelma Carroll, 87, of Pine Bluff, Ark., mother of
a Bradley resident, died Thursday (Jan. 7, 1999) at Jefferson Medical Center,
Burial was in Cypress Memorial Gardens, Pine Bluff.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph
Catholic Church, Bradley.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Grade School.
Local ar-rangements are by the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais.
She was born Oct. 15, 1911, in Mitchell, S.D., the daughter of Charles
and Kathryn Conrad Wertz.
Her husband, Neil Edward Carroll, whom she married April 25, 1932,
in Chicago, died March 31, 1988.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Dale Branscum
of Pine Bluff, and Norma and Paul Lovell of Bradley; one sister, Ellen
Hobkirk of Danvers; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, four sisters and one grandson.
Mrs. Carroll was raised and received her early education in Lacon.
She was a graduate of Lacon High School.
In 1936, Mrs. Carroll and her husband moved to Cabery, where they operated
a grocery store. After residing in several other communities, they moved
to Pine Bluff in the 1960s.
In Pine Bluff, Mrs. Carroll worked at Jefferson Regional Medical Center
in the credit union office, and in the gift shop as a floral designer for
20 years, retiring when she was 85.
She was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church and St. Peter's Catholic
Church, Pine Bluff.
WATSEKA - Corina I. Cortez, 59, of Watseka, died Saturday (Jan. 16,
1999) at Watseka Health Care Center in Watseka.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Edmunds Catholic
Church, Watseka, where she was a member. The Rev. Lee Ryan will officiate.
Baier Funeral Home, Watseka, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born June 7, 1939, in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of Manuel
and Herminia Trevevino Ibanez.
Surviving are her husband, Amador Cortez, of Watseka, whom she married
July 5, 1980, at Onarga Catholic Church; four daughters, Bernadette Hemp,
Barbara Turner and Keith Lynch, all of Watseka, Belinda and Roger Garza
of San Antonio, Texas, Blanche and Victor Vasquez of Watseka; three step-sons,
Jesus Cortez and Antonio Cortez, both of Wisconsin, Eloy Cortez of Chicago;
two step-daughters, Ana Maria Cortez of Wisconsin, Rita Cortez of Joliet;
one sister, Cristina Sanchez of San Antonio, Texas; two brothers and one
sister-in-law, Manuel and Teresa Ibanez, Richard Ibanez, all of San Antonio,
Texas; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are her parents; one brother; and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Cortez had worked as a cook.
Gerald Wayne Marr, 55, of Bourbonnais, died Friday (Jan. 15, 1999) at
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Kankakee Chapel of the
Schreffler Funeral Homes where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
The Rev. Terry Anglea will officiate.
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Bourbonnais.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family.
He was born Dec. 29, 1943, the son of Harvey and Ada Baker Marr.
Surviving are his wife, the former Rosa Dunbar, whom he married Dec.
11, 1965, at Wesley United Methodist Church; one son, Rollin Marr of Kankakee;
his twin sister and brother-in- law, Genita and Mike Salvagio of Arizona;
two brothers and sisters-in- law, Wendell and Lucille Marr of Manteno,
Havlan and Audrey Marr of Arizona; his mother-in-law, Geneva Dunbar; and
many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his parents; father- in-law, Rollin Dunbar; and brother-
in-law, Ron Dunbar.
Mr. Marr was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1967-1968 during
the Vietnam War.
He attended Wesley United Methodist Church.
He was a member of the V.F.W.
Mr. Marr was a production worker at Armstrong for 32 years.
He was a sports fan especially the Chicago Cubs.
DONOVAN - Mary E. Hanes, 56, of Donovan, died Friday (Jan. 15, 1999)
at Riverside Medical Center after a long illness.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at Immanuel
United Church of Christ, Papineau. The Revs. Bruce Salter and Marsha Collins
Memorials may be made to the Carle/Iroquois Hospice, Watseka.
Arrangements are by the Clancy- Gernon-Houk Funeral Home, St. Anne.
She was born April 7, 1942, in Anita, Iowa, the daughter of Byron and
Ida Clausen Harrison.
Surviving are her husband, Marvin Hanes, of Donovan, whom she married
Aug. 2, 1975, in Crown Point, Ind.; one son and daughter-in-law, Frank
and Brenda Bringham of Edgerton, Wyo.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn
and John Barnes of Cowley, Wyo., Gaylene and Tim Ryan of Seattle; three
step-sons, Alan and Tammie Hanes, Marvin and Veniecia Hanes, Douglas and
Tammie Hanes, all of Denver; six step-daughters, Laurie and Bill Flener-Hanes,
Rhonda Plemmons, Caryl and Rich Morgan, Vicky and Chris Avery, Michelle
and Terry Means, Kimberly Hanes, all of Denver; two brothers, Gerald Harrison
and Leslie Harrison, both of Edgerton, Wyo.; 22 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are her parents; one sister, Ruby Jean Harrison; one brother,
Larry Harrison; and one daughter, Ruby Jean Bringham.
Mrs. Hanes was a food service worker.
She enjoyed gardening and preserving fruits and vegetables.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - William Curtis Norton, 88, formerly of Kankakee,
died Friday (Jan. 15, 1999) at Veteran's Hospital, West Palm Beach, Fla.,
after an extended illness.
Memorial services are pending and will be announced later this week.
CABOOL, Mo. - Louise Rivard, 82, formerly of Kankakee, died Saturday
(Jan. 16, 1999) in Cabool, Mo.
Arrangements are pending at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral
WATSEKA - Mary L. Jacobs, 36, of Watseka, died Saturday (Jan. 16, 1999)
at Iroquois Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at the Segur-Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka.
NEW BERN, N.C. - Leslie Underwood, 80, formerly of Wilmington, died
Tuesday (Jan. 12, 1999) at New Bern, N.C.
Services and burial were in New Bern.
Surviving are his wife, the former Arlene Smith, of Hot Springs, Ark.;
one daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and James Hebb of Custer Park; two sons
and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Lois Underwood of Joliet, Jerry and Sandy
Underwood of New Bern; step-mother, Cleo (Leopold) Underwood; two sisters
and brothers-in- law, Elsie and Robert Understahl, Vivian and Thomas Lay;
one brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Sharon Underwood; grandchildren
Deceased are his father, George Underwood and mother Glenace (Lovell)
Mr. Underwood was retired from Reynolds Aluminum.
MOMENCE - Visitation for Bernadette Casier, 91, of Momence, will be
from 1 p.m. today until the 2 p.m. services at Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors,
Burial will be in New Calvary Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
Ms. Casier died Thursday (Jan. 14, 1999) at Momence Meadows Nursing
She was born Dec. 10, 1907, in Indiana, the daughter of Steve and Carrie
Surviving are three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Arlington Bechard
of Chicago, Earl and Barbara Bechard of Kankakee, Russell and Jo Bechard
of Arizona; caregiver and special niece, Paula Deddo of Momence; four grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are one daughter, Barbara, in 1969; three brothers and one
She had been a beautician.
She enjoyed music and dancing.
SILVIS - Visitation for Esther ''Mickey'' Soliz, 64, of Silvis, will
be Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. at Schroder
Mortuary, 701 First Ave., in Silvis, Ill.
Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic
Church in Silvis.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in East Moline.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the church.
Mrs. Soliz died Jan. 14, 1999, in Rock Island.
She was born in Silvis on Oct. 22, 1934, the daughter of Socorro and
Jennie Penca Nache.
She married Guadalupe ''Sonny'' Soliz on Aug. 26, 1961, in Silvis.
Mrs. Soliz worked as a cafeteria cashier for the Silvis School District
Surviving are her husband; daughters and sons-in-law Laura and James
Shellie of Kankakee, Mary Esther and Chad Baldwin of Bloomington and Vikki
Soliz of Silvis; son Steven Soliz of Chicago; sister Josephine Lopez of
East Moline; brothers Ted Nache of Glendale, Ariz., Val Nache of Scottsdale,
Ariz. and Ray Nache of Silvis; and seven grandchildren.
She was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society, the choir and was
a catechism teacher at the church. She enjoyed sports, crossword puzzles,
camping and collecting teddy bears.
BEECHER - Visitation for Carol L. Wieggel, 86, of Beecher, will be Monday
from 3-8 p.m. at Hack Funeral Home in Beecher. Services will be at 11 a.m.
Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Grant Park. Rev. Christopher Pratt
Burial will be at St. Paul's Cemetery in Grant Park.
She died Jan. 16 at St. James Hospital and Health Centers in Chicago
Mrs. Wieggel was born in Grant Park on April 23, 1912, the daughter
of Charles and May Wallace.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Wieggel, on April
3, 1983, in Grant Park. They married on June 11, 1930, in Grant Park.
Also preceding her in death were brothers Kenneth, Edgar and Charles
Wallace; and one granddaughter.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law Myron and Myrna Wieggel
of Beecher and Glen and Mira Wieggel of Grant Park; two sisters, Lois Stadt
of Grant Park and Charlotte Bohl of Danvers; four grandchildren and seven
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Grant Park and St.
Paul's Ladies Aide.
CISSNA PARK - Violet Markwalder, 88, of Cissna Park, died Saturday at
Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka. Arrangements are pending at Knapp
Funeral Home in Cissna Park.
Louise E. Rivard, 82, formerly of Kankakee Meadowview Lodge, died Saturday
(Jan. 16, 1999) at the Kabul Nursing Home in Cabool, Mo.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, with a wake service at 4
p.m. at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday by the Rev.
Charles Wheeler at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, where she was a member.
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Bourbonnais.
Memorials may be made for Masses or to the donor's choice.
She was born Jan. 15, 1917 in Kankakee, the daughter of George H. and
Chrystabel Trimble Drummond.
Her husband, Bernard Rivard, whom she married Feb. 4, 1939, died June
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, George and Catherine Rivard
of Silvis; one daughter and son-in-law, Luanne and Jerry Brown of Cabool;
sisters-in-law and brother- in-law, Mary Ellen Rivard of Kankakee and Francis
and Bernadette Raymond of St. George; one brother, Herbert Drummond of
Kankakee; five grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Chrystabel Wenger and Ione Blake and a brother,
She was a graduate of St. Joseph Seminary.
She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and traveling.
BUCKLEY - William A. ''Bill'' Wolf, 73, a lifelong resident of Buckley,
died Saturday (Jan. 16, 1999) at the Danville Veterans Medical Center.
He had been in failing health for several years.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford-Baier Funeral Home
in Buckley, where services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Revs. Gunard
Heikkila and Edgar L. Peters will officiate.
Burial with military graveside rites will be in Woodland Cemetery,
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American
He was born March 12, 1925 in Buckley, the son of Henry and Augusta
Schwartz Wolf, who are deceased.
Mr. Wolf was employed for 39 years as a section hand on the Illinois
Central Division, retiring in 1985.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Buckley, and attended
St. John Lutheran School.
A veteran, he served in the U.S. Infantry in the Korean Conflict receiving
the purple heart and two bronze stars.
He was a member and past commander of the Buckley American Legion,
Byron Hickerson Post 432.
Surviving are one sister, Isabel Wolf of Buckley; several nieces and
nephews, including Kathy Wolf of Austin, Texas.
Deceased are two brothers, Carl Wolf and Rheinhold Wolf; two sisters,
Hester Cordes and Milda Steinmann; three half-sisters; and one half-brother.
He was a Dutchmaster Baseball fan.
MACOMB - Loryane Hasbergen, 72 of Macomb, formerly of Kankakee, died
Sunday (Jan. 17, 1999) at the Methodist Medical Center, Peoria.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen
Funeral Home, Macomb, where services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The
Rev. David Swan will officiate.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Macomb.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Trinity
Lutheran Church where she was a member.
She was born Jan. 12, 1927 in Kankakee, the daughter of Frederick H.
and Pearl Miller Raguse.
Surviving are her husband, Arthur Hasbargen, whom she married Aug.
24, 1946 in Kankakee; one son, Dr. James Arthur Hasbargen of Valparaiso,
Ind.; three daughters, Janet Lynn Bambrick of LeRoy, Karen Jean Ernst of
Jackson, Mich., and Nancy Sue Dailey of Aurora; nine grandchildren; three
brothers, Roland and Clifford Raguse, both of Kankakee, and Wayne Raguse
of Metamorea; one sister, William Jean Hess of Aroma Park; and nieces and
Deceased is a brother, Norman Raguse.
Mrs. Hasbargen was a former secretary for Four Seasons Real Estate
She was a member of the Macomb Woman's Club, Macomb University Women
and various bridge groups.
BLOOMINGTON - Norma A. Campbell, 72, of Bloomington, formerly of Mendota,
and relative of Chebanse resident, died Saturday (Jan. 16, 1999) at home.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday with a scripture service at
7:30 p.m. at Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday by Msgr.
Richard Fitzsimmons and Rev. Gerald Ward at Holy Cross Church, Mendota.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mendota.
Memorials may be made to the Franciscan Hospice Foundation Council,
St. Patrick's of Merna Catholic Church Building fund or the Bloomington-Normal
Community Cancer Center.
She received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Illinois
and taught language arts at Mendota Northbrook Middle school where she
served as an advisor to the History Club.
In 1982 she received the ''Outstanding Teacher Award'' from the Illinois
State Historical Society.
She was born March 21, 1926 in Canton, the daughter of Clarence and
Clara Ferrari Brown, who are deceased.
Surviving are her husband, Eben Campbell, whom she married Aug. 14,
1948 in Canton; six sons and five daughters-in-law, David and Diane Campbell
of Lincoln, Rodney and Connie Campbell of Mendota, Scott and Joyce Campbell
of Bloomington, Patrick and Rosa Campbell of Sheridan, Christopher and
Susan Campbell of Mascoutah, Ill. and Mark Campbell of LaSalle; two daughters
and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Dennis Sorensen of Chebanse and Carol and
Roger Amm of Ottawa; and many grandchildren.
She was a former member of St. Mary's Altar and Rosary Society and
Parish Board at her church.
She was a member and secretary of the Mendota Public Library Board,
the Mendota Education Association, the LaSalle County Historical Society;
and a member of the Mendota Woman's Club.
She was a life member of the Illinois Education Association.
Mary Lou Jacobs
WATSEKA - Visitation for Mary Lou Jacobs, 36, of Watseka, will be from
4-9 p.m. today at the Segur- Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church,
Watseka. The Revs. Ron Bogenscheider, Robert McDonald and Tim Terpening
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka.
Memorials may be made to the Mary Jacobs Trust Fund or to The Arc of
She was born Feb. 22, 1962 in Dyersburg, Tenn., the daughter of Early
and Maxine Covington Burdin.
Surviving are her husband, Tim Jacobs, whom she married July 25, 1987
in Watseka; two sons, Jamie and Michael Jacobs, at home; one brother, James
Burdin of Cleveland, Tenn.; a half-sister, Barbara Newgas of Palm Springs,
She was a member of Agape Fellowship Church in Watseka.
Mrs. Jacobs was employed at The Arc of Iroquois County for eight years.
GRANT PARK - Phillip Troy, 86, of Grant Park, died Saturday (Jan. 16,
1999) at Sheldon Meadows Nursing Home.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Tuesday until the 10 a.m. services at
the Cotter Funeral Home in Momence, The Rev. Ballard Lewis will officiate.
Burial will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Momence.
Memorials may be made for family wishes.
He was born April 23, 1912 in Chicago Heights, the son of Fred R. and
Abbie A. Austin Troy.
Mr. Troy retired as a construction worker. He also had worked on the
Surviving are one brother, Fred Troy of Cullom; one sister, Helen Stowell
of Roselawn, Ind.; and special great-grand-nephew, Duncan Qlexander Vought.
Deceased are three brothers and one sister.
William Curtis ''Wildcat'' Norton, 88, of Okeechobee, Fla., died Friday
(January 15, 1999) in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Cremation rites were accorded.
A private memorial service will be conducted by his nephew, The Rev.
He was born Aug. 19, 1910 in Kankakee, the son of Charles and Ella
His wife, the former Dorothy Verhoeks, whom he married Jan. 11, 1930,
died Jan. 10, 1990.
Mr. Norton worked for the New York Central Railroad for 29 years.
A veteran of World War II, he earned the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
Surviving are four children and spouses, Reta (Langlois) Martin of
Bourbonnais and Sonny and Carolyn Norton, Ray and Pat Norton and Danny
and Judy Norton, all of Bradley; 17 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren;
and four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters and one brother- in-law,
Grace Ward and Irma and Tom Leasure, all of Bradley, and one brother, Lewis
Norton of Grayling, Mich.
Deceased are two brothers, Charles and Clyde Norton; two sisters, Dorothy
and Lucille Norton; a son-in-law, Lawrence Langlois; and a grandson, Michael
He was a member of the American Legion and VFW.
He enjoyed fishing.
CISSNA PARK - Visitation for Violet V. Markwalder, 88, of Cissna Park,
will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park,
where services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Ray Radae will officiate.
Burial will be in Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Cissna Park, where
she was a member.
Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church, Cissna Park.
Mrs. Markwalder died Saturday (Jan. 16, 1999) at Iroquois Memorial
Hospital in Watseka.
She was born May 8, 1910 in Hoopeston, the daughter of Ora and Evalina
Her husband, Harry B. Markwalder, whom she married Dec. 24, 1932 in
Kokomo, Ind., died Nov. 24, 1979.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Lyle and Judy Markwalder
of Potomac; one daughter and son-in-law, Norma and John Eugenides of New
Lenox; seven grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, nine sisters and one grandchild.
She was a charter member of the Cissna Park Thimble Club and enjoyed
crocheting and knitting.
CULLOM - R. Ruth Hahn, 91, of Cullom, died Saturday (Jan. 16, 1999)
at Fairview Haven, where she had been a resident since December of 1994.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until the 11 a.m. services
at St. John's Lutheran Church, Cullom, where she was a member. The Rev.
Ed Stone will officiate.
Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery, Cullom.
Memorials may be made to her church or to Fairview Haven.
Harris-Martin-Burke Funeral Home, Cullom, was in charge of arrangements.
She was born Nov. 26, 1907 in Sullivan Township, the daughter of Ludwig
and Elizabeth Leschen Decker.
She was a graduate of Cullom High School.
Mr. Hahn had helped farm with her husband, both in rural Cullom and
in the Strawn area.
Her husband, Ralph M. Hahn, whom she married Sept. 19, 1926 in Cullom,
died Feb. 17, 1977.
Surviving are one son, Ernest J. Hahn of Cullom; one daughter and son-in-law,
Louise L. and Lowell Allen of Fairbury; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren;
eight great- grandchildren; and two step-great- grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, two sisters, and a daughter-in-law.
She was a member of WELCA of her church.
WILMINGTON - Francis Joseph Friddle, 56, of Wilmington, died Saturday
(Jan. 16, 1999) at Provena St. Joseph's Medical Center, Joliet.
Visitation will from 5 p.m. Wednesday until the memorial service at
7 p.m. at the Freitag Funeral Home of Wilmington. At his request, cremation
rites will be accorded.
He was born Jan. 29, 1942 in Joliet, the daughter of William E. and
Antoinette Jacque Friddle.
Mr. Friddle retired in August of 1998 from Personal Products Co., after
19 years of service.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Germany from 1962-64.
Surviving are his wife, the former Cindy Hansen; one daughter, Shanon
Friddle of Wilmington; one sister, Donna Busaytis of Coal City; and several
nieces and nephews.
A brother-in-law, Thomas Busaytis is deceased.
He was a racing fan and enjoyed bowling in the local leagues.
Woodrow Hester, 85, of Bradley, died Sunday (Jan. 17, 1999) at his residence.
Mr. Hester worked at Meyers Bakery for 40 years.
Arrangements are pending at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee.
GIBSON CITY - Marcia Lynn Hoogstratt, 33, of Gibson City, formerly of
Piper City, died Sunday (Jan. 17, 1999) at Indiana University Medical Center,
Arrangements are pending at Reilly-Redenius Funeral Home in Piper City.