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Ryan Anderson

Visitation for Ryan B. Anderson, 21, of Bourbonnais, will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Leah Pogemiller will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens Cemetery, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made to family wishes.
Mr. Anderson died Sunday (Feb. 14, 1999) from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Arkansas.
He was born March 23, 1977, in Kankakee, the son of Steven T. and Cathy J. Williams Anderson.
Surviving are his parents, Cathy J. Mason of Bourbonnais, and Steven T. Anderson of Kankakee; paternal grandmother, Vernyce Anderson of Bourbonnais; one sister, Kendra Anderson of Bourbonnais; one brother, Matthew Mason of Bourbonnais; his girlfriend, Karli Jennings; aunts and uncles, Bruce and Elise Williams of Dixon, Jackie Wilson of Sommerville, Texas, Barbara and Michael McDermott of Gurnee; nine cousins including, Kent and Kyle Williams of Dixon, Katie and Joel Stevens of Chicago, and Andrew McDermott of Gurnee.
Deceased are his paternal grandfather, Francis ''Andy'' Anderson; and maternal grandparents, Kent and Alveria Williams.
Mr. Anderson was a senior at the University of Illinois where he would have graduated with honors in May, majoring in microbiology. He was a 1995 graduate of Kankakee High School where he had been an Illinois State Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society and the baseball team.
He was also a member of the Jazz, Concert and Marching bands, Mathletes, Scholastic Bowl.
He was the recipient of the French Scholarship Award, the SICA Scholar Athlete Award, and had received an Academic Scholarship to the University of Illinois.
He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.
Ryan loved his family, friends, and girlfriend more than anything and he will be greatly missed.
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Ronald Muzzarelli

SOUTH WILMINGTON - Visitation for Ronald Ellison Muzzarelli, 57, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of South Wilmington, will be from 9 a.m. Saturday until the 11 a.m. services at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, South Wilmington Chapel. The Rev. Bob Fear will officiate.
Burial will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery, Braceville. Pallbearers will be David and Donald Muzzarelli, Chad Mallaney, Mike and Danny Fraher, Scott and Terry Muzzarelli.
Mr. Muzzarelli died Tuesday (Feb. 16, 1999) in Ocala, Fla.
He was born Aug. 15, 1941, in Morris, the son of Samuel H. and Frances May Male Muzzarelli.
Surviving are three daughters, Cynthia Hays, Tammi and Kenneth Hampton, all of Ocala, Fla., LaVonne Muzzarelli and her fiance, Robert Wilder, of Coal City; two sons, David Muzzarelli of So. Wilmington, and Donald Muzzarelli of Ocala, Fla.; his father of South Wilmington; one brother, Keith and Donna Muzzarelli of Dwight; two sisters, Carol Fraher and friend, James Cook, of South Wilmington, and Shelley Muzzarelli of Joliet; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his mother and one niece, Lori Muzzarelli.
Mr. Muzzarelli had been a horse groomer and had been employed at Mockingbird Farms in Ocala, Fla. Prior to that, he had been a cross country truck driver.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from 1961-66.

T. Gene Ader

HERSCHER - T. Gene Ader, 71, of Herscher, died suddenly Thursday (Feb. 18, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, with a 4 p.m. wake service and a 7 p.m. ritual service by the Irwin Lions Club, at the Clancy- Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church, Irwin, where he was a member, by the Rev. Ron Hart.
Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Irwin.
Memorials may be made to the family wishes.
Mr. Ader had been a farmer in the Irwin area since 1949.
He had worked at General Foods and Kankakee Roper.
He was born Jan. 18, 1928, the son of Frank and Faye Ferris Ader.
Surviving are his wife, the former Leola Schafer, whom he married Aug. 3, 1946, at Sts. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, Chebanse; one son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Linda Ader of Kankakee; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Dan Austin of Custer Park, Alice and John Juergens of Bonfield; one sister, Dorene O'Connor of Herscher; one brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Marion Ader of Kankakee; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are one sister, Frances Elliot and an infant sister, Marion Ader.
He was a member of the Irwin Lions and the K of C.

Richard Leeker

LILBURN, Ga. - Richard ''Bud'' H. Leeker, 68, of Lawrenceville, Ga., former Daily Journal employee, died Wednesday (Feb. 17, 1999).
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the R.T. Patterson Funeral Home, 500 Harbins Rd., Lilburn.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church in Lawrenceville. The Rev. Bob Mitchell will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Special Needs Pre-School of Gwinnett Scholarship Fund.
Surviving are his wife, Joyce; one daughter, Anne Cobb; one son, Matthew; two sisters, Helen Schmitz and Mary Krouse; and two grandsons.
Mr. Leeker was owner of Print One in Doraville, Ga.
He was past president of the Lawrenceville Noon Lions Club.
Mr. Leeker was a former employee of the Gannett Newspapers, The Daily Journal, and the LaPorte Herald-Argus.
He served in the U.S. Army with the Mountain Ski Troops during the Korean Conflict.

Marian Green

Marian Elizabeth Green, 89, of Kankakee, died Wednesday (Feb. 17, 1999) at Provena Heritage Village.
There will be no visitation.
She donated her body to science.
Memorials may be made to Provena Heritage Village.
Arrangements are by the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes.
She was born Nov. 19, 1909, in Girard, the daughter of Horace and Marian Morrison Rutherford.
Her husband, Richard Green, whom she married Aug. 12, 1939, in Girard, is deceased.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Richard Green and Ann Dickenson of Altadena, Calif.; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Gay and Gerrit Gantvoort of Oneonta, N.Y.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are five brothers and five sisters.
Mrs. Green was an active member of Asbury United Methodist Church, the Home Bureau, Minerva Club, and Lamplighters.

Janice Whittington

Visitation for Janice M. Whittington, 79, of Kankakee, will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the Clancy- Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, and from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the 10:30 a.m. services at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bradley. The Rev. Guy Warke will officiate.
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Bourbonnais.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Whittington died Wed-nesday (Feb. 17, 1999) at the home of her son in Bourbonnais.
She was born May 3, 1919, in Jasper Co., Ind., the daughter of Lloyd and Mary McNorton Williamson.
Her husband, Richard ''Dick'' Whittington, whom she married June 30, 1979, died Sept. 11, 1997.
Surviving are four sons and three daughters-in-law, John and Carol Warring of Bourbonnais, James A. and Debra Whittington of Kankakee, Richard F. and Cindi Whittington of Bourbonnais, Gary Whittington of Rio Rancho, N.M.; two daughters and one son-in-law, Kay Warring of Oldsmar, Fla., Dawn and Robert Trautman of Rio Rancho, New Mexico; one sister, Lucille Bottorf of Nashville, Tenn.; one brother, Ben Williamson of Harlingen, Texas; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Tom and Pete Williamson.
Mrs. Whittington was a retired employee of Marycrest Savings and Loan; and also was a licensed beautician in Morocco, Ind.
She enjoyed boating, golfing and traveling.

Osena Cox

WATSEKA - Osena O. Cox, 77, of Watseka, died Thursday (Feb. 18, 1999) at the home of her daughter.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the Segur-Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Jeremy Vance will officiate.
Burial will be in Iroquois Memorial Park, Watseka.
Memorials may be made to Iroquois Memorial Hospice or to the donor's choice.
She was born Sept. 29, 1921, in Watseka, the daughter of Roscoe and Bessie Fischer Horner.
Surviving are her husband, Stanley J. Cox, of Watseka, whom she married Feb. 24, 1937, in Kentland, Ind.; three daughters and one son-in-law, Linda Cox of Darien, Deborah Reece and Donna and James Price, all of Watseka; one son and daughter-in- law, Steven and Sheryl Cox of Watseka; one sister, Mary Ann Horner of Watseka; and 10 grandchildren.
Deceased are one brother, Rossman Horner; and three sisters, Wilda Horner, Wanda Pittman, and Della ''Midge'' Flinn.
Mrs. Cox attended the Trinity Evangelical Free Church, Watseka.
She was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America, Camp No. 179 and past oracle. She also was a member of the Federated Woman's Club, Watseka.
Mrs. Cox was a crossing guard at West Side School, and later was a lunchroom server at both Wanda Kendall and Glenn Raymond schools.

Michael Pecic

Michael Pecic, 81, of Bradley, died today (Feb. 19, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
Arrangements are pending at the Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors, Kankakee.

John Logan II

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - John Walter ''J.W.'' Logan II, 47, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Kankakee, died Monday (Feb. 15, 1999) after a long illness.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Monday until the 3 p.m. services at Wil-liams and Bluitt Funeral Home, 2451 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis, Ind.
Burial will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Washington Park (North), Indianapolis, Ind.
He was born April 25, 1951, in Jackson, Miss., the son of John W. Logan I and Hazel Coffee Logan.
Surviving are his wife, the former Sabrina Watson, whom he married Nov. 13, 1976, of Kankakee; two sons, John Walter Logan III and Jason La'marr Logan; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Barbara and George McKinstry, Mary Logan, and Gail and Carl Mayes, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; his mother of Indianapolis; six nieces and seven nephews.
Mr. Logan had worked at Roper Corporation in the maintenance department, Gordon Custodian Services and Cypress Tavern.
He was a graduate of United Schools, Richardson, Texas.
He was a member of the House of Prayer Apostolic Faith Church of God.

Clarence Casper

DWIGHT - Clarence E. Casper, 75, of Dwight, formerly of Kankakee, died Thursday (Feb. 18, 1999) at St. James Hospital in Pontiac.
Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Hertz-Thoma Chapel, Kankakee.
Services will be held Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Kankakee.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens Cemetery, Kankakee.

Kenneth Farley

Kenneth L. Farley, 92, of Kankakee, died today (Feb. 19, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital emergency room.
Arrangements are pending at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Kankakee.

Earl Sprau

GIBSON CITY - Earl Sprau, 79, of Gibson City, brother of Watseka resident, died Wednesday (Feb. 17, 1999) at Gibson Area Hospital-Annex, Gibson City.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City, and from 9 a.m. Saturday until the 10 a.m. services at American Lutheran Church, Gibson City, where he was a member. The Rev. Wayne Shelksohn will officiate.
Burial will be in Bellflower Township Cemetery, Bellflower.
Memorials may be made to the American Lutheran Church; the Gibson Area Hospital-Annex; or to the Gibson City Moose Lodge.
He taught agriculture at Gibson City High School and later farmed for many years.
He was born June 2, 1919, in Bellflower, the son of Henry and Elsie Schultz Sprau.
Surviving are his wife, the former Wilma C. Taylor, whom he married Jan. 24, 1941, in Bellflower; two daughters, Linda Fortney of Phoenix, Ariz., Sandra Kelch of Normal; one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Linda Sprau of Gibson City; one sister, Frances Davis of Downs; two brothers, George Sprau of Watseka, and Lyle Sprau of Bellflower; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons-in-law.
He graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in agriculture.
Mr. Sprau was a member of the Gibson City Moose Lodge 2289 and the Elliott Amvets.
He was a former member of the Bellflower Lions Club.

Ryan Anderson

Visitation for Ryan B. Anderson, 21, of Bourbonnais, will be from 2-6 p.m. today at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Leah Pogemiller will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens Cemetery, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made to family wishes.
Mr. Anderson died Sunday (Feb. 14, 1999) from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Arkansas.
He was born March 23, 1977, in Kankakee, the son of Steven T. and Cathy J. Williams Anderson.
Surviving are his parents, Cathy J. Mason of Bourbonnais, and Steven T. Anderson of Kankakee; paternal grandmother, Vernyce Anderson of Bourbonnais; one sister, Kendra Anderson of Bourbonnais; one brother, Matthew Mason of Bourbonnais; his girlfriend, Karli Jennings; aunts and uncles, Bruce and Elise Williams of Dixon, Jackie Wilson of Sommerville, Texas, Barbara and Michael McDermott of Gurnee; nine cousins including Kent and Kyle Williams of Dixon, Katie and Joel Stevens of Chicago, and Andrew McDermott of Gurnee.
Deceased are his paternal grandfather, Francis ''Andy'' Anderson; and maternal grandparents, Kent and Alveria Williams.
Mr. Anderson was a senior at the University of Illinois where he would have graduated with honors in May, majoring in microbiology. He was a 1995 graduate of Kankakee High School, where he had been an Illinois State Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society and the baseball team.
He was also a member of the Jazz, Concert and Marching bands, Mathletes, Scholastic Bowl.
He was the recipient of the French Scholarship Award, the SICA Scholar Athlete Award, and had received an Academic Scholarship to the University of Illinois.
He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.
Ryan loved his family, friends, and girlfriend more than anything and he will be greatly missed.
(Pd.)

Carl Forbes

CRETE - Carl E. Forbes, 62, of Crete, died Thursday (Feb. 18, 1999) in Chicago Heights, from injuries received in an auto accident.
Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. today at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main St., Crete, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Richard Young will officiate.
Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Crete.
He was born March 13, 1937, in Chicago Heights, the son of John Leslie and Myrtle Bachtle Forbes.
Surviving are his wife, Marjory J. Forbes, of Crete, whom he married July 11, 1964, at Crete United Methodist Church; two sons and daughters-in-law, Brian and Jennifer Forbes of Beecher, Robert ''Mike'' and Karen Frey of Bourbonnais; one daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Michael Ziegler of Mahomet; one sister, Marcina Cahl of Glenwood; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Mary Forbes of Steger, Gerald and Karen Forbes of Sarasota, Fla., Eugene and Eileen Forbes of Park Forest; seven grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Deceased are his parents; three brothers, John Forbes, Paul Forbes, and Harold Forbes; and five sisters, Lorraine Vitelli, Delores Bates, Marcella Forbes, Maryann Forbes, and Dorothy Jean Forbes.
Mr. Forbes was a retired meat cutter for Jewel Food Stores, retiring April 1, 1997, after 30 years of service.
He was an avid golfer and fisherman.

T. Gene Ader

HERSCHER - Visitation for T. Gene Ader, 71, of Herscher, will be from 4-8 p.m. today, with a 4 p.m. wake service and a 7 p.m. ritual service by the Irwin Lions Club, at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church, Irwin, where he was a member, by the Rev. Ronald Hart.
Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Irwin.
Memorials may be made to the family wishes.
Mr. Ader died suddenly Thursday (Feb. 18, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee.
Mr. Ader had been a farmer in the Irwin area since 1949.
He had worked at General Foods and Kankakee Roper.
He was born Jan. 18, 1928, the son of Frank and Faye Ferris Ader.
Surviving are his wife, the former Leola Schafer, whom he married Aug. 3, 1946, at Sts. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, Chebanse; one son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Linda Ader of Kankakee; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Dan Austin of Custer Park, Alice and John Juergens of Bonfield; one sister, Dorene O'Connor of Herscher; one brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Marion Ader of Kankakee; nine grandchildren, Julie (Rick) Loving, Jeff (Debbie) Ader, Darrin Austin, Karla (Scott) Toberman, Jody Austin, Jamie Ader, Blake Austin, Traci Juergens and David Juergens; and three great-grandchildren, Breanna and Ryan Loving, and Benjamin Toberman.
Deceased are his parents, one sister, Frances Elliot; and an infant sister, Marion Ader.
He was a member of the Irwin Lions, the K of C, and Koinonia.
He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
(Pd.)

Sally Felice

Sally Felice, 51, of Kankakee, died Friday (Feb. 19, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
Memorials may be made to St. Trinity Services of Braidwood.
Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
She was born Sept. 6, 1947, in Oak Park, the daughter of Croswell and Evelyn Schultz Hunt.
Surviving are one sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Paul Kozak of Chicago; three brothers and sisters- in-law, Jerry and Virginia Hunt of Woodridge, Terry and Vicki Hunt of Holmes Beach, Fla., and Bob and Carol Hunt of Wonder Lake.
Deceased are her parents.
She was affiliated with the Lutheran church.

Alta Hallock

MILFORD - Alta M. Hallock, 91, of Milford, died Saturday (Feb. 20, 1999) at the Iroquois Residents Home, Watseka.
Arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home, Milford.

Clarence Casper

Visitation for Clarence E. Casper, 75, of Heritage Manor, Dwight, formerly of Kankakee, will be from 2-5 p.m. today at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Kankakee, where he was a member. The Rev. Martin R. Gutzmer will officiate.
Burial, with military graveside rites by the American Legion Post 85, will be in Mound Grove Gardens Cemetery, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Kankakee.
Mr. Casper died Thursday (Feb. 18, 1999) at St. James Hospital, Pontiac.
He was born Aug. 1, 1923, in Kankakee, the son of Elmer and Ida Johnish Casper.
Surviving are his wife, the former Goldie Stone, of Heritage Manor, Dwight, whom he married June 6, 1942, in Kankakee; one son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Carol Casper of Newport Richey, Fla.; and one sister-in-law, Maxine Casper of California.
Deceased are two brothers, Donald and Cletus.
Mr. Casper worked in maintenance for more than 30 years at Texize.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army, receiving the Victory Medal, four overseas bars, and the Asia Pacific Ribbon with two Bronze Stars.
He attended Kankakee High School.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 85 and a past member of the Moose.
He traveled on vacations covering most of the United States.
He loved automobiles.

Kenneth Farley

Visitation for Kenneth L. Farley, 92, of Kankakee, will be from 9:30 a.m. Monday until the celebration of the 10 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Teresa Catholic Church, where he was a member, by the Rev. Anthony Taschetta.
Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kankakee.
Arrangements are by the Clancy- Gernon Funeral Home, Kankakee.
Mr. Farley died Friday (Feb. 19, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital emergency room.
He was born Oct. 13, 1906, in Seneca, the son of Patrick and Elizabeth Fisher Farley.
His wife, the former Katherine Waskoski, whom he married July 21, 1962, died June 11, 1986.
Deceased are one brother, O'Neil; and two sisters, Iona and Marcellis.
Mr. Farley was a retired employee of Bradley Roper and had farmed for many years.

Harvey Hurley

Harvey ''Carl'' Hurley, 83, of Kankakee/Bourbonnais, died Friday (Feb. 19, 1999) at his daughter's home in Bourbonnais.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
Visitation with the family will be from 3 p.m. Tuesday until the 4 p.m. memorial service at the Fitzpatrick Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the family.
He was born April 19, 1915, in Chebanse.
His wife, the former Cleo Gress, whom he married in 1939 in Kankakee, died in 1991.
Surviving are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Robert Hurley of Bloomington, Jim and Elly Hurley of California, Mike and Karen Hurley of Indiana; five daughters and three sons-in-law, Sonnie Ross of Bourbonnais, Diana Saulberry of Kankakee, Patricia and Bob Purnell of Marion, Christine and John Wilson of Bourbonnais, Kathleen and Bill Geist of Wisconsin; one sister, Eileen Meents; many grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; and special friend, Eileen Holmes.
Deceased are two brothers and one sister.
Mr. Hurley was a meat cutter for many years before owning his own store, ''Carl's Grocery'' on North Evergreen Avenue in Kankakee.
He enjoyed his dogs, gardening, the Chicago Bulls, reading western novels and watching news programs.

Leo Scoggin

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. - Leo F. Scoggin, 84, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., formerly of Gardner, died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) after a short illness.
A memorial service will be held in Illinois at a later date.
Burial will be in Braceville Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, the former Esther Paulson, of Dwight, whom he married Jan. 18, 1936; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert Leo and Nancy Scoggin of Bourbonnais; one daughter and son-in-law, Louise and Mike Thompson of Lake Havasu City; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Scoggin worked in the Gardner Post Office, owned and operated his own trucking business in Gardner, and retired from Caterpillar Tractor after 25 years.

John Logan II

INDIANAPOLIS - Visitation for John Walter ''J.W.'' Logan II, 47, of Indianapolis, formerly of Kankakee, will be from 11 a.m. Monday until the 1 p.m. services at Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home, 2451 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis.
Burial will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Washington Park (North), Indianapolis.
Mr. Logan died Monday (Feb. 15, 1999) after a long illness.

Alvin Thompson

WATSEKA - Alvin E. Thompson, 79, of Watseka, died Saturday (Feb. 20, 1999) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, Watseka.
There will be no visitation.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka. The Rev. Bob McDonald will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Methodist Church or to the donor's choice.
Arrangements are being handled by the Segur-Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka.
He was born Jan. 27, 1920, in Sheldon, the son of Everett F. and Jeanetta Pearl Wedgebury Thompson.
Surviving are his wife, the former Lola M. Hall, of Watseka, whom he married June 23, 1939, in Kentland, Ind.; two daughters, Toni De Shon of Palatine, Deborah Thompson Baker of Littleton, Colo.; one son, Tom Thompson of Norristown, Pa.; and 10 grandchildren.
Deceased is one brother.
Mr. Thompson was an engineer at the Ford Motor Co.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Watseka, the Watseka American Legion, and the Watseka Masonic Lodge.
He enjoyed painting and art work.

Michael Pecic

Cremation rites were accorded for Michael Pecic, 81, of Bradley.
Inurnment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Chicago.
Arrangements are by the Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors, Kankakee.
Mr. Pecic died Friday (Feb. 19, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 12, 1917, in Chicago, the son of Josip and Amanda Markezich Pecic.
His wife, the former Rose Krilich, died March 30, 1984.
Surviving are three sisters, Mary, Anna, and Rosie; and friend-nephew- in-law, Harry McCann of Manteno.
Mr. Pecic was retired from the steel mills at Wisconsin Steel.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II.
He was a member of the Catholic church.

Britton Palmateer

Britton Palmateer, 82, of Kankakee, died Saturday (Feb. 20, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, where services will be held Tuesday.

Margaret Reyburn

DANFORTH - Margaret K. Reyburn, 88, of Danforth, died suddenly Saturday (Feb. 20, 1999) at her home.
Arrangements are pending at the Redenius Funeral Home, Gilman.


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