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Russell Kamp

Visitation for Russell Paul Kamp, 83, of Kankakee, will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Fu-neral Homes.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, where he was a member. The Rev. Ed Jackson will officiate.
Burial will be in Pilot Cemetery, Herscher.
Mr. Kamp died Thursday (March 18, 1999) in Momence.
He was born July 4, 1915, in Kankakee, the son of Fred D. and Mary Louise DuFault Kemp.
His wife, the former Darlene B. Anderson, is deceased.
Surviving are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Russ and Tammie Kamp of Bonfield, Ron Kamp of Rockford, Fred and Jody Kamp of Rogers, Ark.; three daughters, Rita Blanchette of Kankakee, Sue Steffler of Heyburn, Idaho, and Peggy; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Dorothy West, Doreen Carpenter, Ruth and Harold Heiss, Jerry and Adler Lambert, all of Kankakee, and Pauline and Kenneth Forgue of Texas; 10 grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren.
Mr. Kamp was a foreman for Azzarelli and Triangle Construction companies for 35 years retiring in 1987.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from Oct. 4, 1940 to July 6, 1944 with the rank of sergeant and was awarded the Purple Heart and four American Defense medals.
Mr. Kamp was an elder in the Mormon Church and was president of the Building Trade and the Labor Union.
He was an International Championship Prize Fighter.

Ed Livesay

Ed A. Livesay, 82, of Kankakee, died Saturday (March 20, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Kankakee Cha-pel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Tom Frantz will officiate.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the local Alzheimer's Association chapter.
He was born Feb. 16, 1917, in Ashley, the son of Edward B. and Mary Alma Bray Livesay.
Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Ely, of Kankakee, whom he married Oct. 19, 1940, in Jefferson City, Mo.; one son and daughter-in- law, Jim and Sherry Livesay of Bourbonnais; one daughter and son- in-law, Paula and John Hegeler of Yorkville; one sister and brother-in- law, Frances and Ernest Weber of Cornell; and two grandchildren.
Deceased is one grandson.
Mr. Livesay was a lifelong carpenter and had been employed by Azzarelli as a superintendent prior to his retirement.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Seabees during World War II.
He enjoyed fishing and playing cards.

Donna Graveline

Graveside services for Donna S. Graveline, 63, of Bradley, who died Wednesday (March 17, 1999) at Ingalls Mem-orial Hospital in Harvey, were held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Cemetery. Deacon Thomas Boud-reau officiated.
Senesac Bourbonnais Funeral Home was 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.

LaMichael Cox

LaMichael ''Muck'' Cox, 21, of Kankakee, died Thursday (March 18, 1999).
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until the 10 a.m. services at Lax Mortuary. The Rev. Andre Griffin will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens Cemetery.
He was born Jan. 8, 1978, in Kankakee, the son of Helen Cox.
Surviving are his mother of Kankakee; one brother, Tyrone Cox of Kankakee; four sisters, LaWanda Cox of Milwaukee, Wis., Kim Hodges, Carla and Robbie Cox, all of Kankakee; maternal grandmother, Ophelia Mooney; three aunts, Loretta Banks, Shirlene and Carolyn Cox, all of Kankakee; two uncles, Archie Simmons of South Bend, Ind., Larry and Pamela Cox of St. Anne; and special friend, Rachael Morrow of Kankakee.
Deceased is his grandfather, William Cox.
He attended Kankakee High School.
He enjoyed music.

Joseph Heffelfinger Jr.

MILFORD - Joseph Heffelfinger Jr., 21, of Milford, died Saturday (March 20, 1999) in an auto accident, a 1/4 mile south of the Iroquois Vermilion Co. Line Road on Route 1.
Arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home, Milford.

Lazerick Martin

Lazerick Martin, 26, of Kankakee, died Thursday (March 18, 1999) in Kankakee.
Arrangements are pending at the Leggett Funeral Home, Hopkins Park.

Grace Hawes

Grace V. Hawes, 77, of Bourbonnais, died Friday (March 19, 1999) at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center, Chicago.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until the 11 a.m. services at the College Church of the Nazarene, Bourbonnais, where she was a member. Pastor Dan Boone will officiate.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
Memorials may be made to College Church of the Nazarene.
Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born July 25, 1921, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of John and Victoria Gilmore.
Surviving are her husband, Edmund H. Hawes, whom she married Dec. 24, 1944, in Richmond Hill, N.Y.; one son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Annette Hawes of San Jose, Calif.; one daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Robin Hylbert of Bourbonnais; and four grandchildren.
Mrs. Hawes was a retired school secretary.
She was a volunteer at St. Mary's Hospital.
She enjoyed reading.

Anita Page

IROQUOIS - Anita F. Page, 87, of Iroquois, died Saturday (March 20, 1999) at Watseka Health Care.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Segur-Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Tom Novy will officiate.
Burial will be in Beaver Cemetery, Donovan.
Memorials may be made to Pittwood Christian Church or to Watseka Health Care.
She was born June 8, 1911, in Brooke, Ind., the daughter of Bert and Grace Goddard Vent.
Her husband, Harvey M. Page, whom she married Feb. 14, 1929, in Rensselaer, Ind., died Oct. 8, 1992.
Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Harvey Jr. and Phyllis Page of Bourbonnais, Ted and Patricia Page of Kankakee, Richard and Dorothy Page of Watseka; one sister-in-law, Mary Elizabeth Vent of Momence; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, one nephew, and one great-granddaughter.
Mrs. Page was a clerk at Kunkels Dime Store.
She was a member of the Pittwood Christian Church and the church Ladies Aid Society.

Marsha Justice

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Marsha Stone Justice of Phoenix, Ariz., died Wednesday (March 17, 1999).
Memorial services are pending.
She was born on May 21, 1951, in Clifton the daughter of Roy and Hazel Minard Stone. Her parents are deceased.
Surviving are one daughter, Salina Justice of Phoenix, Ariz.; one son and daughter-in-law, Corey and Amy Justice of Oceanside, Calif.; four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Don and Betty Stone of Rensselaer, Ind., Robert Stone of Phoenix, Ariz., Richard Stone of Springfield, Mo., Chuck and Debbie Stone of Mascotte, Fla.; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Lottie and Bud Pollock of Danforth, Joyce Stone of Bourbonnais; one granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased is one sister, Mable Brewer.

Desmond Felix

Services for Desmond Paul ''Desi'' Felix Sr., 45, of Kankakee, were held at 5 p.m. March 20 at Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors, Kankakee. The Rev. Anthony Taschetta officiated.
Cremation rites were accorded.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Mr. Felix died Thursday (March 18, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 20, 1953 in St. Georges, Grenada, the son of Daniel and Ermintrude Cynthe Felix, who survive in Toronto, Canada.
Mr. Felix worked in maintenance at Esselte Pendaflex Corp.
Also surviving are two sons, Desmond Felix Jr. and Shawn Felix, both of Kankakee; one daughter, Pam McNeil of Alabama; special friend and ex-wife, Karen Felix Han of Vermont; two sisters, Leander and Paula Felix, both of Toronto; two brothers, Martin and Charles Felix, both of Grenada; 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.

Margaret Bangs

Margaret E. Bangs, 79, of Kankakee, died Monday (March 16, 1998) at Riverside Medical Center.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Cemetery, Manteno. The Rev. John Peters officiated.
Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Manteno.
She was born June 7, 1919, in Manteno, the daughter of William and Mabel Peno Wagner.
Her husband, James W. Bangs, whom she married July 28, 1936, in Joliet, died Dec. 17, 1951.
Surviving are one son, James Bangs of Texas; four grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two brothers, Wilfred and Russell; and one sister, Nelda St. Aubin.
Mrs. Bangs was a retired hostess from the Drake Hotel.
She was a member of St. Patrick's Church, Kankakee, and the Salvation Army.

Mary Fiorina

Mary Rose Fiorina, 88, of Bourbonnais, died Friday (March 20, 1998) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. today at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, with a 4:30 p.m. wake service.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Church, Kankakee, by the Rev. Richard Pighini.
Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made to St. Patrick's Church, Kankakee.
She was born Feb. 2, 1910, in Trinidad, Colo., the daughter of Jack and Amelia Raspolich Sarowatz.
Her husband, Peter Fiorina, whom she married Nov. 15, 1941, in Cahokia, Mo., died in 1984.
Surviving are two nephews, Jack and Joan Sarowatz, Leroy and Anita Sarowatz, all of Kankakee; one niece, Jeanette Dubois of Kankakee; one sister-in-law, Anita Sarowatz of Kankakee; grand-nieces and nephews, Diana and Ian Anderson of San Bernardino, Calif., Donna and Wayne Jackson of Bourbonnais, Dawn and David Tutt of Bourbonnais, David Dubois of Tucson, Ariz., Stacey Sarowatz and Marc Bartel of Laguna Niguel, Calif., Tony and Kathy Sarowatz of Manteno, Stephany and Tim Bina of Bloomington, Debra and Roddie ''Dean'' Eilts of Kankakee, Jack and Diana ''DeeDee'' Sarowatz of Bourbonnais, Lesa Sarowatz of Kankakee, and Vincent Sarowatz of Bettendorf, Iowa; several great- grand-nieces and nephews.
Deceased are three brothers, Albert Sarowatz and two infants; and two sisters, Selma and Genora.
Mrs. Fiorina was a former employee of the Bear Brand Hosiery Co. and Amberg File Co.
She enjoyed decorating and gardening.

Norma Wulff

Visitation for Norma R. Wulff, 76, of Bradley, will be from 2-6 p.m. today at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, with a 4 p.m. wake service.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, Bradley, where she had been a parishioner for 42 years, by the Rev. John T. Antczak.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Elks Crippled Children's Fund.
Mrs. Wulff died Thursday (March 19, 1998) at Miller Health Care, Kankakee, after an extended illness.
She was born April 5, 1921, on the family farm near Clifton, the daughter of Norman and Laura Lemenager Marcotte.
Her husband, Frederick A. ''Fritz'' Wulff, whom she married Feb. 26, 1949, at St. Rose Church, Kankakee, died Dec. 10, 1991.
Surviving are one son, Alan Wulff of Wheaton; one granddaughter, Monica Browning of Aurora, Colo.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Antoinette and Clyde Rabideau of Kankakee, Colleen and Wayne Harling of Algonquin; and one brother, Harry Marcotte of Clifton.
Mrs. Wulff was retired from Rudy's Thrifty Mart in Bradley after 20 years of service, enjoying the third shift the last eight years. She was the head waitress at the Kankakee Country Club prior to that. She also worked at the Florence Stove Co. during World War II.
She had been very active with the local Emblem Club 414 for many years, chairing the Card Party, the Stag/Stagette, and other events. Administrative duties included Chairwoman of the Ways and Means Committee, Chairwoman of the Membership Committee, acting Chairwoman Emeritus of Donations, and serving as club marshal for seven years and also one year as deputy marshal for the WIIM State Association.
She was a member of the Women of the Moose, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Mrs. Wulff enjoyed extensive travel, playing cards, and collecting angels. She also previously bowled in the Wednesday night ladies league at Dandelles Lanes for many years, especially enjoying the state tournament trips.
She did it her way.

Robert Stevenson

Robert P. Stevenson, 79, of Kankakee, died Friday (March 20, 1998) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, the former Marjorie Hand.
Arrangements are pending at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes.

Oscar Rettig

WILMINGTON - Oscar W. Rettig, 68, of Wilmington, formerly of Worth and Chicago Ridge, died Friday (March 20, 1998) at Provena St. Joseph's Hospital, Joliet.
Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Reeves Funeral Home, Wilmington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Barbara Bundick will officiate.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, the former June Musch; one son, Scott; two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Nick Marine of Mississippi, Tracy and Dan Duerr of Montana; one stepson, Jerry Rapp of Burbank; two stepdaughters, Deborah and Dale McInerney of Seneca, Betty and Tom Webster of Midlothian; one daughter- in-law, Roxanne Rettig of Worth; two sisters, Rose and Caroline; one brother, Godfrey; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are his parents and one son, David.

Minnie Frieden

PONTIAC - Minnie L. Frieden, 99, of Pontiac, died Friday (March 20, 1998) at Pontiac Haven.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at the Hager Memorial Home, Chatsworth.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Chatsworth United Methodist Church, where she was a member. The Rev. Sharon Monroe will officiate.
Burial will be in Chatsworth Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Chatsworth United Methodist Church, Ronald McDonald House or to the donor's choice.
She was born Feb. 21, 1899, in Chatsworth, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Dehm.
Her husband, John H. Frieden, whom she married June 2, 1921, in Kankakee, died March 1, 1974.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Verna and Dan Arends of Melvin; one son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Betty Jo Frieden of Pontiac; one sister, Alma Jirasek of San Bernardino, Calif.; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and two step-great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Frieden enjoyed flower gardening and crocheting.

Eliza Aiken

Visitation for Eliza Walker Aiken, 87, of Kankakee, will be from 11 a.m. today until the time of services at 11:30 a.m. at Jones Funeral Home, Kankakee. The Rev. John Chalmers will officiate.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Mrs. Aiken died Saturday (March 14, 1998) at her home.
She was born Dec. 17, 1910, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of Nathan and Harriet Jones Ayres.
Her husband is deceased.
Surviving is one niece, Louise Lewis of Kankakee.

Louise Heusing

GRANT PARK - Louise D. Heusing, 90, of Grant Park, died Friday (March 20, 1998) at her home after a long illness.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. today at the Hub Funeral Chapel, Grant Park, and from 10 a.m. Monday until the time of services at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Grant Park, where she was a member. The Rev. Clyde E. Lange will officiate.
Burial will be in Union Corners Cemetery, Grant Park.
Memorials may be made to St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Grant Park.
She was born May 21, 1907, in Remington, Ind., the daughter of John and Louise Claus Munden.
Her husband, George E. Heusing, whom she married Aug. 22, 1930, in Crown Point, Ind., died March 3, 1981.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia A. and John Nissen of Beecher; one sister-in-law, Velma Heusing of Grant Park; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers and four sisters.
Mrs. Heusing was a former employee of the Manteno Mental Health Center.

Terry Haselow

CLIFTON - Visitation for Terry Lee Haselow, 48, of Clifton, will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the Knapp Funeral Home, Clifton where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Louis C. Knief will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Chebanse.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Chebanse or the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Haselow died Thursday (March 19, 1998) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee, from cancer.
He was born May 4, 1949, in Kankakee, the son of Melvin H. and Darlene M. Tambling Haselow.
Surviving are one daughter, Stacey Lynn Haselow of Rensselaer, Ind.; one sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Richard Ducat of Chebanse; his parents of Clifton; two nephews, Paul and Michael Ducat of Chebanse; and a special friend, Mary Berner of Park Forest.
Mr. Haselow farmed his entire life with his father in the Chebanse-Clifton area.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Chebanse.
He belonged to the Old Time Farm Equipment Collectors.
He loved to collect antique tractors and farm antiques.

Lynette Clayton

HOPKINS PARK - Visitation for Lynette Rena Clayton, 30, of Hopkins Park, was from 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of services at 11 a.m. at Christian Hope Baptist Church, St. Anne.
Burial was in Momence Cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Cozart Funeral Home, Chicago.
Mrs. Clayton died Monday (March 16, 1998) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
She was born Jan. 3, 1968, the daughter of Katherine L. Haney.
Surviving are her husband, Monroe Clayton of Hopkins Park; three daughters, Sylvanee, Marissa, and Krystal Clayton, all of Hopkins Park; one son, Monroe Clayton Jr. of Hopkins Park; her mother of Indianapolis, Ind.; four sisters, Angela D. Haney of Clarksville, Tenn., Jarretta Haney of Gary, Ind., Lena and Levia Heffner, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; one brother, Napoleon Haney Jr. of Hopkins Park; one aunt, Lorraine L. Biggers of LaMarque, Texas; grandparents, Napoleon and Sylvia Haney of Hopkins Park; and two cousins.

Tyler Legan

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. - Tyler Christian Legan, 17 days old, died Friday (March 20, 1998) at Children's Health Care Hospital, Minneapolis.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana.
Services will be held at the Mattis Avenue Free Methodist Church, Champaign. The Rev. Michael Hambley will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Chebanse.
He was born March 3, 1998, in Edina, Minn., the son of Brad and Michelle Dawn Freeman Legan.
Surviving are his parents of Prior Lake; paternal grandparents, Gerald and Rhonda Legan of Kankakee; maternal grandparents, William and Marilyn Freeman of Champaign; paternal great-grandmothers, Eliene Frame of Herscher and Thelma Freeman of Attica, Ind.; and maternal great-grandparents, the Rev. J.C. and Myrtle Smith of Spring Arbor, Mich.

Isaac Lewis

Issaac Lewis, 33, of Kankakee, died Friday at Provena St. Mary's Hospital. Funeral arrangements are tenatively set for Wednesday, Arrangements are pending at Lax Mortuary of Kankakee.

Nelda Hurt

Nelda K. Hurt, 63, of Pontiac and a resident of Gilman Nursing Home for the past two years, died Saturday at Provena St. Mary's Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Harris-Martin-Burke Funeral Home in Pontiac.


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