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Torry Williams

HOPKINS PARK - Torry Allen Williams, 40, of Hopkins Park, died Monday (March 15, 1999).
He was born May 14, 1958 in Chicago, the son of James and Grace Booker Williams.
He was affiliated with both Christian Hope Baptist Church in Hopkins Park and the Spiritual Israel Temple in Chicago Heights.
A 1976 graduate of St. Anne High School, he served in the Army for six years.
Mr. Williams had been a correctional officer for Statesville Penitentiary in Joliet. He left to return to truck driving, working for Resource America.
Surviving are his wife, the former Rachel Ann Peden, Kankakee, whom he married Dec. 11, 1992 in Joliet; his mother, Grace Williams of Hopkins Park; two sons, Torry Burns of Kankakee and T.J. Gibbs of Minneapolis, Minn.; a stepdaughter, Auntoria Peden and stepson, Kevin Jackson, both of Kankakee; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Pearl Jordan and Linda Williams of Peoria, Mary Banks of Dixmoor; four sisters-in- law, Darlene Peden, Latonya Winslow of Kankakee, Meria Peden of Hopkins Park and Jeanette Kellogg of Ohio; five brothers-in-law, William Jordan of Peoria, John Banks of Dixmoor, Turell Winslow, Ernest ''Lee'' Peden and John Peden, all of Kankakee; many nieces, nephews and a grand-nephew.
His grandparents and younger sister, Darlene Williams are deceased.
Deceased are his father, one sister and grandparents.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Leggett Funeral Home, Hopkins Park.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Carier Funeral Home, 2100 East 75th St., Chicago.
Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Lincoln Cemetery, Worth Township.

Dorothy Drach

PONTIAC - Visitation for Dorothy M. Drach, 78, of Pontiac and formerly of Saunemin, will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Harris- Martin-Burke Funeral Home in Cullom. A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Richard Brunskill at noon Saturday, at St. John's Catholic Church, Cullom.
Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Cullom.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's School, Pontiac; the Livingston Manor; or to St. John's Catholic Church, Cullom.
Mrs. Drach died Wednesday (March 17, 1999) at Livingston Manor, rural Pontiac.
She was born March 21, 1920 in Beaverville, the daughter of Edward David and Leah Agnes Mailloux Lafond.
She was a graduate of Holy Family Academy in Beaverville.
She had served for many years as a cook in the Saunemin Schools.
Her husband, Victor Joseph Drach, whom she married Sept. 14, 1940 in Beaverville died on March 16, 1992.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pontiac and was a longtime member of St. John's Catholic Church in Cullom, prior to moving to Pontiac in 1992.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Drach-Hilo of Hawaii, Joyce and Dave Daluga of Pontiac and Donald Hodges of Delavan; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Drach of rural Saunemin; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Lafond of Kankakee and Gail Lafond of Manteno; two sisters, Eunice Arseneau and Joan Tiarks, both of Beaverville.
Deceased are one daughter, Eleanor Hodges; two sons, Raymond J. in infancy and Arthur Drach; and one brother, Wayne Lafond.

June Dahn

BONFIELD - June M. Dahn, 77, of Bonfield, died Tuesday (March 16, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Hertz-Thoma Chapel, Kankakee, where services will be at 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Steve Friese will officiate.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Bonfield First United Methodist Church, where she was a member, or to Hospice of Kankakee Valley.
She was born June 17, 1921 in Union Hill, the daughter of Frank and Florence Bamberg Dittus.
Her husband, Homer W. Dahn, whom she married Oct. 12, 1941 in Union Hill, died in 1995.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Marty Dahn of Kankakee; one daughter and son-in- law, Judy and Leo Harding of Bonfield; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Vernon and Ruth Dittus and Tod Dittus, all of Bonfield; two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law, Fostine and Wilber Schwark of Bonfield and Vera Dahn of California; seven grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a sister and one niece.
She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, playing euchre and working for the Riverside Auxiliary.
She was a member of the Riverside Auxiliary and the Limestone Firebells.

Peter Albomonte

MOMENCE - Peter J. Albomonte, 74, of Momence, died Wednesday (March 17, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, following a sudden illness.
Visitation will be from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Cotter Funeral Home in Manteno, where services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Keith GeRue will officiate.
Burial will be in Momence Cemetery, Momence.
Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church.
He was born May 21, 1924 in Chicago the son of John and Rose Longo Albomonte.
Surviving are his wife, the former Louise E. Zack, whom he married Jan. 26, 1946 in Chicago; one son, James P. Albomonte of Momence; one daughter and son-in-law, Peterette and Dennis Panozzo of Tinley Park; two grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Frances Zack of Momence; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Margaret Krenkel of Crystal Falls, Mich., Virginia Pavlik of Calumet City and Agatha and Lawrence Hill of Dalton; one sister- in-law, Mabel Albomonte of Munster, Ind.
Deceased are one brother and two sisters.
Mr. Albomonte was a retired employee from Monarch Laundry in Chicago.

Frederick Dust

Frederick J. Dust, 83, of Kankakee, died suddenly Wednesday (March 17, 1999).
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, James and Lois Dust of Minnesota.
Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the Senesac Kankakee Funeral Home.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

Donna Graveline

Donna S. Graveline, 63, of Bradley, died Wednesday (March 13, 1999) at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey.
Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Cemetery, Deacon Thomas Boud-reau will officiate.
Senesac Bourbonnais Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born May 17, 1935 in Raleigh, Ill., the daughter of Eugene and Lucille Cain Elder.
Surviving are her husband, Francis W. Graveline, whom she married Sept. 26, 1953 at Maternity BVM Church in Bourbonnais; two sons and daughters-in-law, William and Audrey Graveline of Bourbonnais and Troy and Linda Graveline of Manteno; one daughter, Deborah Graveline of Kankakee; two brothers, Gary and Danny Elder, both of Joliet; and her four grandchildren.
A 1952 graduate of Manteno High School, she was a 30-year employee of General Foods Corp.
She was a former member of the Women of the Moose and a member of the Raleigh Illinois Historical Society.
She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Bradley.
She enjoyed reading and card playing.

Frances Garriott

HOOPESTON - Frances R. ''Pat'' Garriott, 75, a 49-year resident of Hoopeston, died Tuesday (March 16, 1999) at her residence.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Hamilton-Orr Funeral Home, Hoopeston.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, Hoopeston, where she was a member. The Rev. William B. Thornton will officiate.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Fairlawn Cemetery, Kentland, Ind.
Memorials may be made to her church or to the Carle Hospice, 2300 N. Vermilion St., Danville, Ill. 61832.
She was born Aug. 12, 1923 in Earl Park, Ind., the daughter of Samuel L. and Bessie Hedrick Sheppard.
Surviving are her husband, Elvin M. Garriott, whom she married Dec. 26, 1945 in Kentland, Ind; one son and daughter-in-law, Thomas L. and Jeanna Garriott of Bloomington; sisters and brothers-in-law, Louise and Clifford ''Bill'' Molter of Wolcott, Ind., Ileda and Otis Morgan of Kentland, and Doris and Fred Smith of Wellington; brother and sisters-in- law, Darrell and Nell Sheppard of Hoopeston and Sally Sheppard of Hoopeston; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are one son and one brother.
She was a church elder and enjoyed church activities.

George Murphy

DWIGHT - A memorial service for George Wm. Murphy, 90, of Dwight, will be celebrated at 2 p.m. March 25 at First Baptist Church, Dwight, with Pastor Daniel Woodward officiating.
Mr. Murphy died Sunday (March 14, 1998) in Pontiac.
Mr. Murphy donated his body to Anatomical Gift Association, Chicago.
Among survivors was a sister, Maxine Wagner of Bradley.

Walter Steiert Sr.

Walter A. Steiert Sr., 87, of Kankakee, died Tuesday (March 16, 1999) in Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Home, where services will be at 10 a.m. Friday.
Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor.
He was born July 22, 1911 in Belville, the son of Julius and Barbara Carmain Steiert.
Surviving are his wife, the former Josephine Hofschulte, whom he married April 25, 1945 in Muskogee, Okla.; two sons and one daughter-in- law, Walter and Susan Steiert Jr. of Kankakee and Robert Steiert of Bridgeview; and one granddaughter, Amy Steiert.
Mr. Steiert was furniture manager and assistant manager of Aldens Department Store.
He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose; Loyal Order of the Elks; and Quadril Dance Club.
He was a 10-year volunteer at St. Mary's Hospital.
He enjoyed woodworking, especially furniture.

Cecil Brown

Cecil Brown, 77, of Bradley, died today (March 18, 1999) at his home.
Arrangements are pending at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.

Laura Lee Love

Laura Lee Love, 84, of Kankakee, died Wednesday (March 17, 1999) at the Blossom Hill Health Center.
Arrangements are pending at the Jones Funeral Home, Kankakee.

Al Bauer

CISSNA PARK - Longtime dairy farmer, Alvin ''Al'' Harry Bauer, 69, of Cissna Park, died Thursday (March 18, 1999) at his family's home in Cissna Park.
Mr. Bauer sat on the Board of the Associated Milk Producers Inc., a dairy producer's cooperative from 1968-1988. He served as chairman of the American Dairy Association of Indiana during the 1980s and as vice- chairman of the Illinois Milk Producers in the 1970s and 1980s. He was elected chairman of the Illinois Milk Promotion Board from 1986-1992.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at the Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the 10:30 a.m. services at Christian Bible Church on Route 49, Cissna Park. Officiating will be the Rev. Ralph Faber of the Union Church, where Mr. Bauer was a member, serving on the Board and singing with the choir.
Graveside military rites by the Cissna Park American Legion Rifle Team will be held in the Cissna Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Cissna Park American Legion or the Provena Covenant Hospice, 1400 West Park, Urbana, Ill. 61801.
He was born Sept. 10, 1929 in Cissna Park, the son of Ernest and Mary Yergler Bauer.
A veteran of the Korean War, he served in the armored tank division. He was an active member of the American Legion Post 527 since 1954, serving as post commander in 1966 and in 1969, when the present building was erected.
Mr. Bauer was a charter member of Post 527's Rifle Team and performed those duties until last summer. He has served as adjutant for the post from 1970 until present.
He headed up the entertainment committee for the Old Settler's Reunion for many years.
Surviving are his wife, the former Linda Pfingsten, whom he married Dec. 7, 1968 in Woodworth; two daughters and sons-in-law, Dr. Karla and Butch Hart of Simpson, Kimberly Rae and Paul Kofron of Austin, Texas; one son and daughter- in-law, Melvin and Regina Bauer of Cissna Park; a granddaughter; seven sisters, Ella Wittmer of Morton, Wilma Blunier of Eureka, Marjorie Rinkenberger and Dorothy Walder of Rankin, Marie Holulin of Roanoke, Carol Waldbeser of Cissna Park and Lois Schmidt of Milford; two brothers, Robert and Larry Bauer, both of Cissna Park; a sister-in-law, Grace Bauer.
Deceased are his parents, two brothers, Ernest Jr. who died in infancy and Earl ''Bud'' Bauer.

Glennen Click

DWIGHT - Glennen D. Click, 64, of Dwight, formerly of Martin, Ky., died Tuesday (March 16, 1999) at Morris Hospital.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at Hall Funeral Home in Martin, where services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Bennie Blankenship will officiate.
Burial will be in the Click family Cemetery, rural Martin.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Research Foundation.
He was born Jan. 27, 1935 in Martin, the son of Robert B. and Cora Green Click.
Surviving are his wife, the former Pauline Harnagle, whom he married Nov. 8, 1952 in Pocahontas, Ark; his mother of Martin; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Randall Click of Lexington, Ky. and Douglas and Christine Click of Morris; two daughters and one son-in-law, Donna and Daryl Davis of Rogersville, Mo., and Belinda Click of Bloomington; one brother and sister-in-law, Shannon and Ellen Click of Flatwoods, Ky.; one sister and brother-in-law, Iris and John Mosley of Flatwoods; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are his father; one brother, Alroy Click; and one grandchild.
Mr. Click was a retired machinest for Caterpillar Inc.

Laura Lee Love

Visitation for Laura Lee Love, 84, of Kankakee, will be from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Jones Funeral Home, Kankakee.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Morning Star Baptist Church, Kankakee, where she was a 58-year member.
The Rev. William H. Copeland Jr. will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Cemetery, Kan-kakee.
Mrs. Love died Wednesday (March 17, 1999) at the Kankakee Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Nov. 24, 1914 in Crawford, Miss., the daughter of Ed and Rhoda Tucker Hawkins.
Her husband, Nathaniel Love whom she married in 1932 in Crawford, is deceased.
Mrs. Love was a 25-year technician at Manteno State Hospital.
She was active in her church. She served on the usher board, in the senior choir and missionary was the Beautifying Club, Women's Day chairperson and was on the Building Fund Committee. 
She introduced the tradition of each member giving a Christmas present to the church.
She was a foster grandparent with St. Martin DePorres Care Center.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Lodge Julia 70 and the Christian Burial Union Organization.
She moved to Kankakee in July of 1940.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Eligh and Vercenar Love Sr. of Kankakee; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Sarah Ward and Millie and Jessie Fortinberry, all of Kankakee; one brother and sister-in- law, Otis and Rose Hawkins of Kankakee; brothers-in-law and spouses, Albert and Lizzie Love and Henry Love, all of Kankakee, Hill and Margie Love of Crawford and Robert Love of Columbus, Miss.; two grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Annie Williams of Kankakee and Susie Trippletts of Columbus; six great- grandchildren; and four great-great- grandchildren.
Deceased are brothers, Ed Jr. and Fred Hawkins and a sister, Edna Stevenson.

Jane Bott

Jane Bott, 90, a longtime Kankakee resident, died Thursday (March 18, 1999) at Merkle-Knipprath Nursing Home in Clifton.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, with a wake service at 2 p.m. at Clancy- Gernon Funeral Home, Kankakee.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Anthony Taschetta, at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Teresa Church, where she was a member and member of its Council of Catholic Women.
Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, to her church or to St. Peter's Church in Clifton.
Mrs. Bott was a 50-year volunteer for the American Red Cross.
She was born Feb. 9, 1909 in Kankakee, the daughter of Solomon and Margaret Tyrrell Devereaux.
Her husband, Anthony ''Andy'' Bott, whom she married Dec. 22, 1932 at Kankakee, died Nov. 2, 1993.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Alicia Bott of Clifton; four grandchildren, Mary Bott Dewerff of Peachtree City, Ga., David Bott of Waterford, Mich., Alan Bott of Clifton and Karen Bott Blankenship of Millington, Tenn.; eight great-grandchildren; one step- great-grandchild; one sister, Maxine Krok of Arcadia, Calif.; one brother, Lawrence Devereaux of Glendale, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two brothers, Rev. Harold Devereaux CSV and Donald Devereaux.
Mrs. Bott was a homemaker and former employee of Dr. Foster.
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Cecil Brown

Visitation for Cecil Brown, 77, of Bradley, will be from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais, where services will be at 11 a.m. Monday.
Burial, with military rites by the Aroma Park American Legion F-Troop, will be in Kan-kakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Brown died Thursday (March 18, 1999) at his home.
A veteran, he served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Brown retired in 1985 from Azzarelli Construction, where he was employed for over 30 years. He was a former member of the Teamsters Local.
He was born June 23, 1926, the son of John and Jenny Brown.
Surviving are his wife, the former Estella Bryant, whom he married in May of 1941 at Cape Girardeau, Mo.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Sharon Brown of Largo, Fla. and Billy L. and Debbie Brown of Bourbonnais; one daughter, Wanda Brown of Freemont, Calif.; two sisters, Eula Loyde of Henderson, Nev. and Genevieve Bryant of Kankakee; seven grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Virgil and Virden Brown; one sister, Clemie Becket; and one son, Lonnie Brown.
He enjoyed fishing.
Desmone Felix
Desmone Paul ''Desi'' Felix, 45, of Kankakee, died Thursday (March 18, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. Saturday until the 5 p.m. services at Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors, Kankakee. The Rev. Anthony Taschetta will officiate.
Cremation rites were accorded.
Memorials may be made to the family.
He was born Nov. 20, 1953 in St. George, Canada, the son of Daniel and Ermintrude Cyntha Felix, who survive in Toronto, Canada.
Mr. Felix worked in maintenance at Esselte Pendaflex Corp.
Also surviving are two sons, Desmone Felix Jr. and Shawa Felix, both of Kankakee; one daughter, Pam McNeil of Alabama; special friend and ex-wife, Karen Felix Han of Vermont; two sisters, Leander and Paul Felix, both of Toronto; two brothers, Martin and Charles Felix, both of Canada; and several grandchildren.
Deceased are one brother and a sister.
He was of the Roman Catholic Church and attended St. Teresa Church.
He enjoyed fishing and motorcycling.

Russell Kamp

Russell Paul Kamp, 83, of Kankakee, died Thursday (March 18, 1999) in Momence.
Arrangements are pending at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes.

Donna Graveline

Donna S. Graveline, 63, of Bradley, died Wednesday (March 13, 1999) at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey.
Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Cemetery, Deacon Thomas Bou-dreau will officiate.
Senesac Bourbonnais Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born May 17, 1935 in Raleigh, Ill., the daughter of Eugene and Lucille Cain Elder.
Surviving are her husband, Francis W. Graveline, whom she married Sept. 26, 1953 at Maternity BVM Church in Bourbonnais; two sons and daughters-in-law, William and Audrey Graveline of Bourbonnais and Troy and Linda Graveline of Manteno; one daughter, Deborah Graveline of Kankakee; two brothers, Gary and Danny Elder, both of Joliet; and her four grandchildren.
A 1952 graduate of Manteno High School, she was a 30-year employee of General Foods Corp.
She was a former member of the Women of the Moose and a member of the Raleigh Illinois Historical Society.
She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Bradley.
She enjoyed reading and card playing.

Frederick Dust

Visitation for Frederick J. ''Fred'' Dust, 83, of Kankakee, will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, with a wake service at 1 p.m. at the Senesac Kankakee Funeral Home.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Charles Wheeler at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, where he was a member.
Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made to his church.
Mr. Dust died suddenly Wednesday (March 17, 1999) at his home.
He was born July 13, 1915 in Effingham, the son of Herman and Katherine Dust.
His wife, the former Leona F. Levitt, whom he married June 26, 1937 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Effingham, died March 30, 1998.
Mr. Dust retired from Roper Corporation.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, James and Lois Dust of Minnetonka, Minn.; one sister, Mary Hoene of Ohio; one brother, Joseph Dust of Alabama; two grandchildren and spouses, Tim and Amy Dust of Bloomington, Minn. and Diane and Sam Roitenberg of Minnetonka; and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Dust enjoyed playing golf.

Rosemary Shanks

GILMAN - Rosemary Shanks, 66, of Gilman, died Thursday (March 18, 1999) at Magnoliawood Health Care Center, Watseka.
There will be no visitation or services at her request.
She was of the Methodist faith.
She was born June 13, 1932 in Bloomington, the daughter of Theodore and Gladys Brown Underwood.
Mrs. Shanks was a bartender and waitress in various restaurants, some owned by her father.
Surviving are one son, Craig Shanks of Watseka; a brother, Frank Underwood of New York, N.Y.; and a sister, Shirley Waitkus of Chicago.
She was a graduate of Gilman High School.

Joyce Roy

Joyce M. Roy, of Kankakee, died Wednesday (March 17, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, following a sudden illness.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, where services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the family, to the Cancer Foundation or to the Heart Fund.
She was born in Jacksonville, Ill., the daughter of Leonard and Leta Alice White Fitch.
Preceding her in death were her father; her mother, Leta Alice Fitch McDonald; a sister, Marjorie Wilson; a granddaughter, ''Sammy;'' and brother-in-law, Leroy Stewart.
Surviving are a son and daughter- in-law, Christopher and Rhonda Roy of Bradley; a daughter and son-in- law, Denise and Steven Hill of Kankakee; sisters, Judith Stewart of Bradley and Esther Pfotenhauer of Hartwell, Ga.; grandchildren, Amanda, Steven, Nicholas, Jo and Sara; plus many nieces and nephews.
Ms. Roy had been an employee of Baker and Taylor in Momence for the last 20 years.
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Mary Nahas

BRAIDWOOD - Mary Elizabeth Nahas, 87, of Braidwood, died today (March 19, 199) at Heritage Manor in Dwight.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Sunday at R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Braidwood Chapel, where services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Steve Bondi at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, Braidwood, where she was a member and a member of its Council of Catholic Women and recited the Rosary with the Legion of Mary.
Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Braidwood. Her grandchildren will be pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to her church.
She was born June 18, 1911 in Sunbury, Ill., the daughter of Martin and Liza Doyle Sullivan.
Her husband, Fred Joseph Nahas Sr., whom she married June 25, 1938 in Sunbury, is deceased, along with five brothers, Jeremiah, Martin, James, Michael and John Sullivan.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Elizabeth Nahas of Elwood; three daughters and sons- in-law, Elizabeth J. and Robert Weigt of Bourbonnais, Kathleen and Lester Heberer of Braidwood and Anita and William Scheer of Braidwood; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Sullivan of Dwight and Ann Ruatto of Laurens, S.C.; and many nieces and nephews.


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