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Loretta Caldiraro

BONFIELD - Loretta M. Caldiraro, 73, of Bonfield, died Thursday (April 29, 199) at her home.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, and from 9 a.m. Monday until the 10 a.m. services at Immanuel Baptist Church, Kan-kakee, where she was a member. The Rev. Donald Linnell will officiate.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to her church.
She was born Oct. 11, 1925 in Jerseyville, the daughter of Finis and Lena Martin Jones.
Her husband, Secondo Caldiraro, whom she married June 14, 1975 at Immanuel Baptist Church, died in September of 1998.
Mrs. Caldiraro was a retail clerk for Aldens, Samuels, Lewis Brothers and Josephines.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Keitha Clark of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters and sons- in-law, Dianne and Charles Sealock of Bonfield and Jarry and Paul Gambrel of Bradley; and six grandchildren.
She was a member of the Friendship class and Women's Missionary Fellowship at her church and had also been a volunteer at Riverside.

Leland Eshleman

Leland Myron Eshleman, 79, of Bourbonnais, formerly of Thawville, died Friday (April 30, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until the 11 a.m. services at United Methodist Church, Onarga, where he was a member. The Rev. Charles Shelquist will officiate.
Burial will be in Ridgeland Township Cemetery, Thawville. Military rites will be accorded by the Thawville American Legion, of which he was a member.
He was born Jan. 18, 1920 in Thawville, the son of Henry and Elizabeth Scherer Eshleman.
Redenius Funeral Home, of Gilman, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to his church or the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Eshleman was a bulk gas distributor for Phillips 66, providing fuel to farmers for 33 years, retiring in 1967.
A veteran of World War II, he entered the Army in 1942. Basic training was in Little Rock, then to Georgia, San Antonio and on to Hays, Kansas before going oversees, serving six months in Guam, and returning to the family farm in 1946.
Surviving are his wife, the former Elaine Strough, whom he married Aug. 11, 1943 in Augusta, Ga.; three daughters and son-in-law, Myra and Jerry Willson of Onarga, Rebecca Day of Savoy, Rene' Parker of New Orleans; three grandchildren, Michelle Light, Heather Frank and Thadd Day; and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are his parents; a sister, Evelyn Hall; and two brothers, Lawson and one in infancy.
He enjoyed playing golf, collecting railroad watches and old coins, fishing, bowling and traveling. He was a faithful follower of the Chicago Cubs.

Maxine Stora

Maxine Marie Stora, 86, of Kankakee, died Saturday (May 1, 1999) at Kankakee Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Aug. 12, 1912 in Kankakee, the daughter of Frank and Emma Muhlstadt Prindle.
Her husband, Anthony J. Sto-ra, whom she married March 14, 1936 in Kan-kakee, died in 1980.
Surviving are one son, Anthony ''Butchie'' Stora Jr. of Kankakee; one brother and sister-in-law, Max and Denise Prindle of Manteno; and nieces and nephews, especially Robert and Diane Prindle of Kankakee.
Deceased are brothers, Charles, Frank and Jessie Prindle and one sister, Ruth Nasiatka.
Burial and services will be in Detroit, Mich.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Arrangements were by Hertz- Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee.
She was of the United Methodist faith and an organist for a theater group in Detroit.

Margaret Light

DONOVAN - Margaret E. Light, 85, of Donovan, died Friday (April 30, 1999) at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Sunday at Segur-Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka and from 9 a.m. Monday until the 10 a.m. services at Donovan United Methodist Church, where she was a devoted member and taught Sunday School and Bible Study for many years. The Rev. Martha Hurrell will officiate.
Burial will be in Prairie Dell Cemetery in Iroquois.
Memorials may be made to Donovan United Methodist Church, Prairieview Lutheran Home, the Alzheimer's Foundation or to the Iroquois County Historical Society, where she was a charter member.
She was born Sept. 23, 1913 in Brook, Ind., the daughter of Wilbur and Mary A. McCabe Stallard.
Surviving are her husband, Duane Light, whom she married Sept. 14, 1934 in Donovan; two daughters and one son-in-law, Darlene L. and Richard Hill of Sheldon and Connie M. Durham of Kentland, Ind.; one sister and brother-in-law, Bety J. and Keith West of Watseka; four grandchildren, Scott Hill of Donovan, Kelly Janak of Sheldon, Douglas Durham of Charleston and Blaine Durham of Kentland, Ind.; three great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are both parents; one brother, Archie Stallard; one sister, Doloros Askew Wernisch; and an infant sister, Virginia Stallard.
A homemaker, she was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Genealogy Society and the DAR.

Eva Mosier

VICTORVILLE, Calif. - Eva M. Mosier, 64, born in Kankakee, died Thursday (April 29, 1999) at Victor Valley Hospital in Victorville, Calif., where she resided for 15 years.
She formerly worked for House of Fabric's in Victorville, as a manager.
She was a member of St. Joan of Arc's Catholic Church where she worked at The Lords Table (feeding the homeless). She was a sponsor at an orphanage in Ensenada and did ministry work there also.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, with a Rosary at 7 p.m., at Alternative Funeral Services Mortuary in Victorville.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. John Farnstock, at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Victorville.
Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to The Lords Table, c/o St. Joan of Arc Church.
Surviving are her husband Thomas Mosier of Victorville; two daughters, Nancy Kroeger of Melbourne, Australia and Ruth Mosier of Victorville; six sons, Douglas of Bonnie Lake, Wash., Dennis of Wichita, Kan., Tim of Victorville, Michael of Denver, Colo., Robin of Hopkinsville, Ky. and Christopher of Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Roberta Huggins of McClainsboro, Ill.; 25 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Viola Vest

BUCKLEY - Viola M. Vest, 93, of rural Buckley, died Friday (April 30, 1999) at Heartland Health Care Center, Paxton.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the 11 a.m. services at Lamb- Young Funeral Home, Roberts. The Rev. Sandra Gambrel will officiate.
Burial will be in Ridgeland Township Cemetery, Thawville.
Memorials may be made to Carle Hospice of Gibson City, Gibson Area Hospital or to Congregational Church.
She was born Aug. 7, 1905 in Buckley, the daughter of Fred and Minnie Bleich Hertel.
Her husband, Francis ''Shorty'' Vest, whom she married March 8, 1934 in Paxton, died June 20, 1991.
She was a 1923 graduate of Roberts High School.
Surviving are special nieces and nephews, Alice Vest of Buckley and Charles and William Vest and Wanda Mattoon, all of Paxton; and great- nieces and -nephews.
A sister is deceased.
She was a 50-year-plus member of the Just We Neighbors Club.

Robert Whitler

JOLIET - Robert I. Whitler, 81, of Joliet, died Sunday (May 2, 1999) at his home.
Mr. Whitler was a current trustee and founding member of the Will County Environmental Network. He was past treasurer of the Will County Citizens Committee for Pollution Control.
Mr. Whitler worked all his life to protect and defend the environment.
Memorials may be made by planting a tree and being good stewards of the land.
An ecumenical funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church in Manhattan.
Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Forsythe Funeral Chapel, Manhattan.
He was born March 13, 1918 in Girard, the son of Clarence and Nell Shroyer Whitler.
Surviving are his wife, the former Margaret Karolik, whom he married Aug. 3, 1941 in Virden; sons and daughters with spouses, Janice and Gerald Burke of Joliet, Robert D. and Kathie Whitler of Charleston, W.V., Juanita and Daniel Caruso of Minooka, Margene and Andrew Hucek of Charlottesville, Va., Mary and James Baskerville of Manhattan, Daniel M. Whitler of Joliet, Patricia and Thomas Nugent of Wilton Center and Brian and Christine Whitler of Bolingbrook; 28 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; three brothers and sisters- in-law, Victor and Elizabeth Whitler, Hal and Caroline Whitler and Richard and Shirley Whitler, all of Girard; many nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a sister, Evelyn Wicks.
Mr. Whitler was a stillman, trainer and foreman of the water treatment plant at Texaco Refinery in Lockport, retiring in 1979 with 38 years of service.
He enjoyed farming, forestry and gardening.

Juanita Eden

MESA, Ariz. - Juanita Eden, 85, of Mesa, Ariz., a Kankakee native, died Wednesday (April 28, 1999) at Valley Lutheran Hospital in Phoenix.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Mesa.
Memorials may be made to St. Lukes's Lutheran Church, 807 S. Stapley, Mesa, Ariz.
She was born Oct. 24, 1914 in Kankakee, the daughter of William A. and Emily Chayer Richter.
Her first husband, Paul Flickinger, whom she married in December, 1941 in Kankakee, died in 1976.
She married Henry R. Eden in January of 1982 in Seminole, Fla., and he died in July of 1998.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Gerald Maybee of Glendale, Ariz.; one step- daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Richard Diersen of Kankakee; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Constance Hanlon of Grant Park and Ruth and Ronald Wolf of Dwight; one brother and four sisters-in-law, William and Pauline Richter of Honea Path, S.C., Ethelyn Richter and Leona and Myrtle Flickinger of Kankakee; two step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are one son, Carl; two sisters, Blossom Eden, Patricia Schwark; and two brothers, Frederick and Robert Richter.

Robert Curtis

ST. ANNE - Robert Curtis, 66, of Chicago, formerly of St. Anne and area, died Friday (April 30, 1999) in Chicago. 
Arrangements are pending at Lax Mortuary in Kankakee, with visitation from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. services at Corbin Colonial Funeral Chapel in Chicago.

Loretta Caldiraro

BONFIELD - Visitation for Loretta M. Caldiraro, 73, of Bonfield, was from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, and from 9 a.m. today until the 10 a.m. services at Immanuel Baptist Church, Kankakee, where she was a member. The Rev. Donald Linnell officiated.
Burial was in Kankakee Mem-orial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to her church.
Mrs. Cald- iraro died Thursday (April 29, 1999) at her home.
She was born Oct. 11, 1925 in Jerseyville, the daughter of Finis and Lena Martin Jones.
Her husband, Secondo Caldiraro, whom she married June 14, 1975 at Immanuel Baptist Church, died in September of 1988.
Mrs. Caldiraro was a retail clerk for Aldens, Samuels, Lewis Brothers and Josephines.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Keitha Clark of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters and sons- in-law, Dianne and Charles Sealock of Bonfield and Jerry and Paul Gambrel of Bradley; and six grandchildren.
She was a member of the Friendship class and Women's Missionary Fellowship at her church and had also been a volunteer at Riverside.

Dolores Fink

ONARGA - Visitation for Dolores A. ''Dee'' Fink, 67, of Onarga, will be from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the 11 a.m. services at Knapp Funeral Home, Onarga. The Rev. Charles Shelquist will officiate.
Burial will be in Onarga Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Arthritis foundation or to Iroquois Memorial Hospice.
Mrs. Fink died Friday (April 30, 1999) at Prairieview Nursing Home, Danforth.
She was born Dec. 22, 1931 in Onarga, the daughter of Samuel and Hattie Sheppelman Tilstra.
Surviving are her husband, Glen L. Fink, whom she married March 5, 1949 in Onarga; two sons, David and Pam Fink and Robert and Rita Funk, all of Onarga; one daughter, Barbara and Bruce Holloway of Urbana; three grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers and five sisters.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Onarga.

James Whipple

James W. Whipple, 71, of Kankakee, died Friday (April 30, 1999) while visiting his residence in Naples, Fla.
Mr. Whipple was a retired biochemist, having graduated from the University of Chicago.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 85.
Surviving are a nephew Gregory Briziarelli of West Chicago; two nieces, Giulia Briziarelli of Providence, R.I. and Susan Briziarelli of San Diego, Claif.; a close and caring friend, Jack Bays of Kankakee; and a great-niece and great-nephew.
Private memorial services will be held at a later time.
Arrangements were by Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home, Bonita Springs, Fla.

Judy Didriksen

Judy Didriksen, 59, of Bourbonnais, died Sunday (May 2, 1999) at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood.
Arrangements are pending at the Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee.

Margaret Alessandri

Visitation for Margaret C. Alessandri, 80, of Bourbonnais, will be from 9 a.m. Tuesday at Clancy- Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Maternity BVM Church in Bourbonnais.
Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made to Provena Our Lady of Victory Nursing Home.
Mrs. Alessandri died Saturday (May 1, 1999) at Our Lady of Victory Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 20, 1918 in Bradley, the daughter of Louis and Barbara Jokobcic Schiltz.
Her husband, Vincent A. Alessandri, whom she married Nov. 26, 1949 at St. Joseph Church, Bradley, died Jan. 21, 1978.
Mrs. Alessandri was a retired employee of St. Mary's Hospital.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Alex and Erica Alessandri of Naples, Fla. and Mark and Cheryl Alessandri of Bourbonnais; one daughter and son-in-law, Cookie and Terry Kelly of Naples; one brother and sister-in-law, Francis and Vernette Schiltz of Kankakee; and eight grandchildren.
Deceased are one sister and three brothers.
She enjoyed quilting.

Beverly Greenwood

Beverly Greenwood, 77, of Gravevine, Texas, formerly of Memphis, Tenn. and Kankakee, died Saturday (May 1, 1999) in Baylor Medical Center, Grapevine.
Her husband of 56 years, James ''Jim'' A. Greenwood, former classified advertising manager at The Daily Journal, survives in Grapevile.
Also surviving are one daughter, Carol Cross of Spring, Texas; one son James Mike Greenwood of Grapevine; three sisters, Betty King and Doris Garrett, both of Memphis and Fannie B. Nelson of Beverly, N.J.; a brother, William ''Bill'' Brooks of Memphis; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Services with entombment, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Memorial Park Mauseleum.
She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Judith Didriksen

Judith Ann Didriksen, 59, of Bourbonnais, died Sunday (May 2, 1999) at Loyola University Health Center, Maywood.
Cremation rites were accorded by Hertz-Thoma Crematory, Kankakee.
Mrs. Didriksen was an advertising account executive in the Display Advertising department of The Daily Journal, working here since 1995.
''She will be dearly missed and her absence will leave a huge void in the department. Judy displayed a wonderful sense of humor and was always positive and upbeat. She was a great inspiration,'' said Pam Dunlap, advertising director.
She was born April 26, 1940, in Aitkin, Minn., the daughter of Ed and June Wheeler Petersen, who are deceased.
Surviving are two sons, Dre Didriksen and Greg Didriksen, both of Eugene, Ore.; one daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Michael Shutler and their daughter, Ande, all of Jackson, Mich.; two sisters and brothers- in-law, Jane and Tucker Finnerty of Grand Rapids, Minn., and Kathy and Chuck Lyons of Coon Rapids, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.
A public gathering will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, with family sentiments shared at 6 p.m., at the Stonebarn in Kankakee.
Memorials are requested to be made to the June Chale Achievement Center, Attention of Paul Kellerman, director, Aitkin County D.A.C., P.O. Box 176, McGregor, Minn. 55760, which was constructed to honor her mother.
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Matthew Ziebart

MILFORD - Matthew Shane Ziebart, 19, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Milford and a Watseka native, died Saturday (May 1, 1999) in Houston.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton-Orr Funeral Home, Hoopeston, where services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Neil O. Larimore will officiate.
Burial will be in Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
He was born March 21, 1980 in Watseka, the son of Ricky L. and Judy A. Kent Ziebart, who reside in Houston.
Also surviving are five sisters and four brothers-in-law, Julie and Alan Hill of Porter, Texas, Tracy and Fred Heitmann of Houston, Texas, Ricci and David Dews of Mount Holly, Ark., Nina Alphin of El Dorado, Ark. and Georgia and Kevin Woodby of Milford; one brother, Kevin Ziebart of Milford; grandparents, Maurice and Cheryl Ziebart of Danville, Helen Boyer of Bismarck, Ill., Oscar and Inge Kent of Sheldon, Rose Kent of Watseka and Sarah Allie of Robinson, Ill.; and five nephews and four nieces.
A paternal grandmother and two great-uncles are deceased.
Matthew was a student at Rice Aviation of Houston Community College.
He enjoyed music, auto mechanics, water sports and auto racing.

Jonas Tuttila

SHELDON - Jonas Eugene Tuttila II, 65, of Sheldon, died today (May 4, 1999) at his residence.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Knapp Funeral Home, Sheldon, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Ray Jackson will officiate.
Burial will be in Sheldon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
He was born March 21, 1934, in Ishpeming, Mich., the son of Jonas Arvid I and Enola Bernice Thompson Tuttila.
Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Ellen Glover, whom he married Nov. 26, 1967, in Harvey; one son, Jonas Eugene Tuttila III of Palos Hills; one step-son, John Arthur Calderon of Florida; two step-daughters, Nancy Ellen Calderon of Aurora, Fla., and Deborah Calderon of Charleston; three brothers, Richard Tuttila of Penn., William Tuttila of Grant Park, Allen Tuttila of Tenn.; and four grandchildren.
Deceased are his parents and three brothers.
Mr. Tuttila was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in Korea.
He was a Metalizer Operator for Allied Tube and Conduit, Harvey.
He was active in the Boy Scouts of America and Explorer Advisor for 8 years in Hazel Crest.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Watseka.

Ruby Wilson

Ruby M. Wilson, 93, of Kankakee, died today (May 4, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, where services will be at 10 a.m.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
She was born May 21, 1905 in Satillo, Ind., the daughter of Thomas and Letta Green Gresham.
Her husband, Albert Wilson, whom she married in 1928, died Sept. 2, 1970.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Judy Wilson of Bourbonnais; one sister, Ruth Drassler of Bradley; one brother and three sisters-in-law, William and Audrey Gresham and Blanche Gresham, all of Bourbonnais and Ella Mae Gresham of Kankakee; three granssons and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Paul, Kenneth and Thomas and one sister, Thelma.
She was a member of the Kankakee Woman's Club, the Riverside Twig and the Elks Emblem Club and a former member of several bridge clubs.
Mrs. Wilson was a member of Central Christian Church.

Norman Lucht

MACON, Mo. - Norman F. Lucht, 79, of Macon, Mo., died Saturday (May 1, 1999) at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, Columbia, Mo.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the Baier Funeral Home, Watseka, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Micah A. Emst will officiate.
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka.
Memorials may be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.
He was born March 7, 1920, in Brunning, Neb., the son of Frerrich and Margaretha Norder Lucht.
Surviving are his wife, the former Adeline Zeidler, whom he married May 30, 1942, in Chicago; two sons, Rodney Lucht of Palos Hills, and Wayne Lucht of Orland Park; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorathy and Ernest Fangmeyer of Waunakee, Wis.; two brothers and one sister-in- law, Raymond Lucht of Martinton, and Reinhardt and Edna Lucht of Crete; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased is one brother.
Mr. Lucht was a farmer.
He was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Macon, Mo.

Edward Henschel

TINLEY PARK - Edward Henschel, 67, father of Bourbonnais resident, died April 29, 1999, at his home in Tinley Park.
Graveside services were at 11 a.m., May 1, in Clarence Center Cemetery, Springport, Mich.
He was born April 30, 1031 in Winburne, Pa.
Mr. Henschel was an over-the-road operator for Yellow Freight Company.
Surviving are his wife, the former Phyllis Davis; one daughter and son- in-law, Linda and Dean Barham; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Gary and Merilyn of Bourbonnais, Greg and Gloria and Edward Jr.; three sisters, Florence and Lew Liptak, Eleanor and Wally Pastryk and Lucille and Jerry Diehl; one brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Ann Schmidt; and two grandchildren.

Blanche Juno

CUSTER PARK - Blanche A. Juno, 93, of Custer Park, formerly of Brookfield, died Monday (May 3, 1999) at her home.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the 11 a.m. services at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Braidwood Chapel. The Rev. Steve Bondi will officiate.
Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Braidwood. Pallbearers will be Dan, Darrin, and Blake Austin, and Roger Patterson.
He was born Feb. 15, 1906, in Chicago, the son of Joseph F. and Katherine Barta Malek.
Her husband, Clement J. Juno, is deceased.
Surviving are special friends, Dan, Carol, Darrin, Jody, and Blake Austin, all of Custer Park.
She was retired from General Electric in Chicago.

Veronica Miller

COAL CITY - Veronica Miller, 68, of Coal City, died Sunday (May 2, 1999) at the Glenwood Health Care Center in Joliet.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Reeves Funeral Home, Coal City.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Assumption Catholic Church, Coal City.
Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Braidwood. Pallbearers will be Brian Smith, Michael Letterly, Justin Eggenberger, Bill Scerine, Orville Miller, and Merlin Hansen Jr.
Memorials may be made to the Veronica Miller Scholarship Fund at Coal City High School.
She was born May 23, 1930, in Morris, the daughter of Robert and Lucy Pantaleone O'Neill. Her parents are deceased.
Surviving are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Lucille and Denny Smith of Coal City, Nancy Letterly of Milan, and Claudia and Joe Eggenberger of Dwight; eight grandchildren; and special friend, Edmond Kilbride.
She was raised and educated in Coal City. She was a 1948 graduate of Coal City High School.
She enjoyed craft projects.

Donald Hudalla

WILMINGTON - Donald F. Hudalla, 74, of Shadow Lakes, Wilmington, died April 24, 1999 in Joliet.
He was born Dec. 31, 1924 in Brainerd, Minn., the son of August and Sophia Pollak Hudalla, who are deceased. Also preceding him in death were a son, Mark Hudalla and three brothers, Larry, Roland And Eugene Hudalla.
Surviving are his wife, the former Lisa Rogers; one son and daughter- in-law, Gregory and Karen Hudalla; two grandsons; five brothers, Iven, George, Jerome and Marvin Hudalla of Minnesota and Vernon of North Carolina; six sisters, Bibianna Conrad, Rita Englund, Margie Colbeth, all of Minnesota and Henrietta Bowersox of Florida, Audrey Davis and Marion Monnie of Illinois.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Navy.
Mr. Hudalla was owner of Lightning Deterent Corp. of Wilmington.
He was a member of Tri-Plex Marina Club.
Private services were held at Freitag Funeral Home.
Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen Park.

Wallace Jarvis

HODGEN, Okla. - Wallace Robert Jarvis, 75, of Hodgen, Okla., brother of Kankakee resident, died Sunday (May 2, 1999) at his residence.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, Okla., with burial at 12:30 p.m. at National Cemetery, Ft. Smith, Ark.
He was born June 6, 1923 in Bunch, Iowa.
Mr. Jarvis was retired from military service, working afterwards as an LPN.
Surviving are his wife, Ella Mae Jarvis; one son, John Jarvis of Greenville, S.C.; two daughters, Darlinda Braddy and Vilinda Nicks, both of Wichita, Kan.; stepsons, Ronald and Larry Mallatt of Goddard, Kan., Evert Mallatt of Eldorado, Kan. and Riley Mallatt of Peck, Kan.; a brother, Harvey Jarvis of Kankakee; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandsons; and other relatives.
He was a member of the Hilltop Church of Cover, Ark.

Andre White

Andre M. ''Drakie'' White, 47, of Kankakee, died Saturday (May 1, 1999) at St. James Hospital in Pontiac.
Tentative arrangements include visitation from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Kankakee and services at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Second Baptist Church, Kankakee.

Robert Curtis

Visitation for Robert Earl Curtis, 66, of Chicago, will be from 5 p.m. Wednesday until the 7 p.m. services at Corbin Colonial Funeral Chapel, Chicago. The Rev. R. Lowery will officiate.
Burial will be Thursday in Parkholm Cemetery in LaGrange.
Local arrangements were by Lax Mortuary, Kankakee.
Mr. Curtis died Friday (April 30, 1999) at his home.
He was born April 4, 1933 in Chicago, the son of John and Ola Mae Curtis.
Mr. Curtis was a barber in Chicago for over 40 years.
He was a member of the Masonic Order and recently was involved with politics on the west side.
Surviving are daughters, Consuella Curtis and Penny Webster, both of Chicago; his mother of Kankakee; a brother, Alfred Walker of Kankakee; four sisters, Olamae Hardaway and Shirley Williams, both of Kankakee, Johnnie Mae MacDonald of Kansas City, Mo. and Evelyn Logan of Miami, Fla.; special friends Luara and McHenry Rollins of Chicago; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his father; a brother, Andrew Curtis; and two sisters, Elizabeth and Ida Ruth.

Imogene Cahoe

WATSEKA - Imogene F. Cahoe, 79, of Watseka, died today (May 4, 1999) at her son's home in Watseka.
Arrangements are pending at the Segur-Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka.


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