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Ila Anderson

Ila L. Anderson, 80, of Kankakee, died Saturday (June 5, 1999) at Momence Meadows, after a five-year battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home in Kankakee.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Caldwell AME Zion Church, Kankakee, where she was a member for 60 years. The Rev. Nathan Richmond will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Garden of Memory.
She was born Nov. 18, 1918 in Kankakee, the daughter of Arthur Golden Tall and Mabel Wilson-Tall.
Her husband, Clarence Anderson, whom she married April of 1951 in Kankakee, is deceased.
Mrs. Anderson was a hairdresser prior to working at Manteno Mental Health Center, retiring in 1978.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Miriam and Jesse Odeneal of Kankakee and Debra and Clifton Green of Rochester, N.Y.; one son and two daughters-in-law, David and Chaquida Anderson of Kankakee and Willa Gowen (Russell) of Chicago; one sister, Mabel King of Rockford; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Louise McCallum of Kankakee, Reba Patrick and Maxine Ray of Chicago, Birdell Carter of Detroit and Patty Anderson of St. Louis, Mo.; one niece; four nephews and other relatives.
Deceased are one son, Russell Gowen; sisters, Laura Lena Ann, Stella, Mary Elizabeth, Hermina and Roberta; and brothers, Sam, Ira, Calvin and George Tall.
Mrs. Anderson served her church in many ways: member of the Altar Guild, church treasurer, board of finance member, Christian education/ Vacation Bible School, trustee, class leader, sympathy committee and was named Christian Woman of the Year by Caldwell Chapel in 1985.
She also served as president of the PTA at Franklin School (Proegler), and was a Head Start teacher's aide in 1965.

Jerome Jensen

BUCKINGHAM - Jerome Jensen, 81, of rural Buckingham, a lifelong Herscher and Buckingham area farmer, died today (June 7, 1999) at Manor Care Nursing Center.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, with a wake service at 4 p.m. at Clancy- Gernon Funeral Home in Bour-bonnais.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Herscher, where he was a member and belonged to its Holy Name Society.
Burial will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Herscher.
Memorials may be made to the Window Fund at St. Margaret Mary Church, or for Masses.
He was born July 12, 1917 in rural Chebanse, the son of Peter and Florence Schafer Jensen, who are deceased.
Surviving are his wife, the former Laura Ruder, whom he married June 14, 1941 at Sts. Margaret-Mary; one son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Margaret Jensen of Herscher; three grandchildren and spouses, Jeannie and Thomas Justie and Michelle and Brian Fuhs, all of Arlington Heights and Robert and Kristine Jensen of Darien; two great-grandchildren, Cassie and Ben; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Marian Rabideau of Kankakee, Marge and Harold Kroesch of Bonfield, Patricia and Thomas Herrmann of Buffalo Grove, Carol and Louis Jamnik of Bradley and Robert J. Ruder of Buckingham.

Reta Langlois Martin

Reta M. ''Reta May'' Langlois Martin, 66, of Bourbonnais, died Saturday (June 5, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
A memorial gathering will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Redwood Inn.
Private grave-side services will be held on Wed-nesday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kankakee. The Rev. Lawrence Moslener will officiate.
Memorials are requested to be made to the Reta M. Langlois Scholarship Fund.
She was born May 19, 1933 in Bradley, the daughter of W.C. and Dorothy Verhoeks Norton, who are deceased.
Her husband, Larry A. Langlois, former owner of Larry's Auto, whom she married Jan. 16, 1950 in Kankakee is deceased.
Surviving are five sons and four daughters-in-law, Ronald and Cindy Langlois and James and Janice Langlois, all of Kankakee, Steve and Annette Langlois of Limestone, David and Sabrina Langlois of Bourbonnais and Robert Langlois of Bradley; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Terry and Michael Sample of Bourbonnais, Mary Ann Thomas Anderson and Sandra and Kelly Reynolds, all of Kankakee and Anntionette and Michael Elmhorst of Campus; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Raymond and Pat Norton, Sonny and Carol Norton and Danny and Judy Norton, all of Bradley; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A son, Michael died at one-month.
She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Florida.
She enjoyed NASCAR and was a Cub fan.

Harry DeLude

Harry P. DeLude, 92, of Bradley, a self-employed electrician, died Sunday (June 6, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kankakee Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Frank Hoss officiating.
He was born May 7, 1907 in Bradley, the son of Camille and Marie Mumblow DeLude.
His wife, the former Gladys Johnson, whom he married Nov. 20, 1973 in Joliet, died April 2, 1992.
Surviving are a nephew, Kenneth Blanchette of St. Anne.
His nephew's wife, Joyce Blanchette is deceased.

Leo Bertrand

Leo R. Bertrand, 83, of Indianapolis, Ind., former resident of Greensburg, Ind., and Kankakee native, died Tuesday (June 1, 1999) at Hooverwood in Indianapolis.
Visitation was at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home in Greensburg.
A funeral Mass was celebrated by the Rev. Steve Schaftlein, June 4, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greensburg.
Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Greensburg.
He was born June 7, 1915 in Kankakee, the son of Gordon and Mary Audette Bertrand. He was a graduate of the former St. Patrick's High School.
His wife, the former Dorothy Jean Bower, whom he married Aug. 31, 1939, died May 9, 1983.
Mr. Bertrand was a salesman for Utah Tailoring Mills for 40 years.
He was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greensburg, the Knights of Columbus and the BPO Elks of Greensburg.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Patricia Bertrand of Wooddale; one daughter, Susan Dewitt of Indianapolis; two sisters, Lucille Rideout of Texas and Muriel DeMarah of Kankakee; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Phil Bertrand, his brother, is deceased.

Clarence Burkhalter

Clarence Edwin ''Pug'' Burkhalter, 84, of Butterfield Court, Kankakee, a self-employed painter, died Sunday (June 6, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Her-tz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee, where services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Frank Hoss will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Cemetery, Kan-kakee.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, where he was a charter member.
He was born April 24, 1915 in Kankakee, the son of Frank Leroy and M. Grace Tyler Burkhalter. He was educated in the Bradley school system.
His wife, the former Eileen Walton, whom he married Aug. 9, 1957 in Gatlinburg, Tenn., died Dec. 23, 1994.
Also deceased are seven brothers and four sisters.
Surviving are four sisters and brothers-in-law, Clara Louise ''Sue'' and Wilbur Eash of Kankakee, Leona and Gervase Stelter of Colorado Springs, Colo., Pauline and Leland Brown of Cosby, Tenn. and Myrna Burkhalter of Bradley; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Mary Jane Burkhalter of Kankakee and Raymond and Delma Louise Burkhalter of Bourbonnais.
He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Bradley.
Mr. Burkhalter was an antique dealer and enjoyed traveling.

Daniel Swyndro

COAL CITY - A memorial service for Daniel J. Swyndro, 48, of Coal City, was held at 10:30 a.m. June 5, at the Braceville United Methodist Church.
Blackburn-Lanagan Funeral Home in Channahon was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Swyndro died June 1, 1999, suddenly at Morris Hospital.
Surviving are his wife, the former Karen Maly Swyndro; two daughters, Aimee and Heidi Swyndro; and two granddaughters, all of Coal City; a brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Pam Swyndro of Lafayette, Ind.; one sister, Jane Swyndro of Lafayette and one nephew.
His parents, Joseph M. and Margaret L. Conway Swyndro and father- in-law, Frank Maly Jr. are deceased.
A veteran with the U.S. Army, he served in Vietnam from 1969-71, he received three Purple Hearts and a Silver Star. He served with the First Air Calvary Airborne Rangers and the 75th Infantry, H Company, Rangers.
Mr. Swyndro was a member of the Laborers Local 75 and many veteran organizations.

Mrs. Alexander Youck

GIBSON CITY - Faith W. Youck, 79, of Gibson City, died at 9:40 a.m., Sunday (June 6, 1999) at Heartland Healthcare Center in Paxton.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Lamb Funeral Home, 303 N. Church St., Gibson City, and for one hour before the 10 a.m. services Saturday, June 12, at St. John's Lutheran Church in rural Anchor, where she was a member. The Rev. Robert Ferro will officiate.
Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made, in lieu of flowers, to St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery Association.
Mrs. Youck was born Aug. 9, 1919 at Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Ernest William and Emma Gere Hinz. Her parents; one grandson, Aaron; and a sister, Joy Wade, are deceased.
She married The Rev. Alexander Youck Jan. 28, 1945 at Dubuque, Iowa. He died Aug. 31, 1986.
Mrs. Youck lived in Hanover, Ill. from 1945 to May of 1955, then moved to Anchor, Ill. until October of 1981, then retired to Gibson City.
She was partners with her husband in the Gospel for 41 years.
Surviving are two sons, David (Paulette) Youck of Onarga and Dr. Stephen (Debra) Youck of Pana; two grandchildren, Amanda and Matthew; five step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Hope Adix of Chicago.

Reta Langlois Martin

A memorial gathering for Reta M. ''Reta May'' Langlois Martin, 66, of Bourbonnais, will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Redwood Inn.
Private graveside services will be held on Wednesday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kankakee. The Rev. Lawrence Moslener will officiate.
Memorials are requested to be made to the Reta M. Langlois Scholarship Fund.
Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee, was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs Martin died Saturday (June 5, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
She was born May 19, 1933 in Bradley, the daughter of W.C. and Dorothy Verhoeks Norton, who are deceased.
Her husband, Larry A. Langlois, founder of Larry's Auto, whom she married Jan. 16, 1950 in Kankakee is deceased.
Surviving are five sons and four daughters-in-law, Ronald and Cindy Langlois and James and Janice Langlois, all of Kankakee, Steve and Annette Langlois of Limestone, David and Sabrina Langlois of Bourbonnais and Robert Langlois of Bradley; four daughters and sons-in-law, Terry and Michael Sample of Bourbonnais, Mary Ann and Thomas Anderson and Sandra and Kelly Reynolds, all of Kankakee and Anntionette and Michael Elmhorst of Campus; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Raymond and Pat Norton, Sonny and Carol Norton and Danny and Judy Norton, all of Bradley; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and special friends, George and Marilyn Langlois of Bradley.
A son, Michael died at one-month.

Donald Troxel

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Donald W. Troxel, 59, of Columbus, Ohio, died unexpectedly on May 30, 1999.
He was born and raised in Rankin and attended Rankin High School.
A veteran of the U.S. Army in Vietnam as a sergeant first class, he was recipient of the Purple Heart.
Mr. Troxel graduated from Capital University in Columbus and was owner of the Absolute Contruction Company.
He belonged to the Masonic Lodge and Elks Lodge.
Surviving are his wife, Linda Hancock-Troxel; five daughters and two sons-in-law, Andrea Hancock and Kay Lynn Troxel, both of California; Angela and Zachary Bridges and Margaret and Trent Peugh, all of Ohio, and Adrian Hancock of Florida; four grandchildren; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Orville and Betty Troxel of Wisconsin, Robert and Myrna Troxel of Florida, Billy George and Margaret Troxel of Illinois and Ronald G. and Linda Troxel of Ohio; and two sisters and one brother-in-law, Grace Farney and Barb and Ron Morger, all of Illinois.
Services were June 3, with burial in Columbus, Ohio. Arrangements were by Schoedinger Worthington Chapel in Worthington.

Angel Duran

Angel Duran, 26, died June 3, 1999 in Kankakee.
He was born June 7, 1972.
Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Thursday at Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Teresa Catholic Church.
Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kankakee.
Mr. Duran, a homeless alien, was found hanged. Any information to help identify Mr. Duran may be given to the funeral home. 

Clarence Burkhalter

Visitation for Clarence Edwin ''Pug'' Burkhalter, 84, of Butterfield Court, Kankakee, will be from 4-7 p.m. today at Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee, where services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Frank Hoss will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Cemetery, Kan-kakee.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, where he was a charter member.
Mr. Burkhalter died Sunday (June 6, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
He was born April 24, 1915 in Kankakee, the son of Frank Leroy and M. Grace Tyler Burkhalter. He was educated in the Bradley school system.
His wife, the former Eileen Walton, whom he married Aug. 9, 1957 in Gatlinburg, Tenn., died Dec. 23, 1994.
Also deceased are seven brothers and four sisters.
Surviving are four sisters, Clara Louise ''Sue'' Eash of Kankakee, Leona Stelter of Colorado Springs, Colo., Pauline Brown of Cosby, Tenn. and Myrna Burkhalter of Bradley; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Mary Jane Burkhalter of Kankakee and Raymond and Delma Louise Burkhalter of Bourbonnais.
He had been a member of Wesley Methodist Church, Bradley.
Mr. Burkhalter was an antique dealer and enjoyed traveling.

Vivian Ewing

SHELDON - Visitation for Vivian Ewing, 85, of Sheldon, will be from 4- 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Knapp Funeral Home, Sheldon, where services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Eldon Wands will officiate.
Burial will be in Sheldon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Sheldon Church of Christ, where she was a member, or to the donor's choice.
Mrs. Ewing died Monday (June 7, 1999) at Sheldon Meadows Nursing Home.
She was born Sept. 1, 1913 in Sheldon, the daughter of Ernest Francis and Ida Geraldine Clarke Light.
Her husband, Clark Ewing, whom she married Jan. 4, 1937 in Sheldon, died Feb. 3, 1982.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Phyllis Ewing of Watseka; one brother and sister-in- law, Harold and Emma Jane Light of Sheldon; and one sister and brother-in-law, Eileen and Floyd Hinderliter of Watseka; and several nieces and nephews.
Her brother, Rev. Forrest Light and two sisters, Vera and Boneta Light, are deceased.

Lazern Crydenwise

HERSCHER - Lazern C. Crydenwise, 94, of Ashland, Ore., formerly of Herscher, died June 2, 1999 in Ashland.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Herscher Chapel of Schreffler Funeral Homes, until the 3 p.m. Wednesday services at Pilot Cemetery, Herscher. The Rev. Jerry Watkins will officiate.
He was born May 15, 1905 in Buckingham, the son of Burdette W. and Melissa M. Forsythe-Crydenwise.
His wife, the former Florence Walker, whom he married June 5, 1929 in Buckingham, is deceased.
Mr. Crydenwise was an auto mechanic, farm manager and enjoyed construction work.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Herscher.
Surviving are children, Linda George of Merlin, Ore. and Verna Joan and Richard L. Brown of Clinton; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Kathleen Lucas

Visitation for Kathleen Lucas, 74, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., formerly of Kankakee, was from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, and from noon until the 2 p.m. services Monday, at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes. The Rev. Don Wilber officiated.
Burial was in Kankakee Mem-orial Gardens.
Mrs. Lucas died Wednesday (June 2, 1999) at Jupiter Medical Center in Jupiter, Fla.
She was born June 20, 1924 in Kankakee, the daughter of Ralph and Gertrude Laws.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Kerry and Cindy Lucas of Orlando, Fla.; one daughter and son- in-law, Karen and John Baker of Jupiter; two sisters, Eilene Welcher of Indianapolis, Ind. and Imogene Wadley of Bradley; and two grandchildren.
Her brother, Donald Laws, and a sister, Bea Peterson, are deceased.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Charles Steffen

EUREKA - Charles Edward ''Ed'' Steffen, 101, a farmer of Eureka, died May 29, 1999 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Nursing Home.
Services were held June 1 at Congerville Apostolic Christian Church, where he was a member.
Burial was in Goodfield- Congerville Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.
Otto-Argo Funeral Home, Eureka was in charge of arrangements.
He was born Sept. 6, 1897 in Roanoke, a son of Nathan and Mary Blunier Steffan.
His wife, the former Bena Florence Gudeman, whom he married Aprl 22, 1923 at Roanoke, died May 22, 1991.
Surviving are five sons, Eldon of Cissna Park, Ed of Congerville, Duane of Carlock, Jerry of Goodfield and Lyle of Eureka; two daughters, Phyllis Zobrist of Goodfield and Ida Mae Rocke of Eureka; 32 grandchildren; 78 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Two sons, two brothers and six sisters are deceased.

Michael Lyons

SHELDON - Michael Lyons, 53, of Sheldon Meadows Center, died Saturday (June 5, 1999) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, Watseka.
There will be no visitation or funeral.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Arrangements were by Baier Funeral Home, Watseka.

Harry DeLude

Harry P. DeLude, 92, of Bradley, a self-employed electrician, died Sunday (June 6, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Kankakee Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Frank Hoss officiating.
Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
He was born May 7, 1907 in Bradley, the son of Camille and Marie Mumblow DeLude.
His wife, the former Gladys Johnson, whom he married Nov. 20, 1973 in Joliet, died April 2, 1992.
Surviving are a nephew, Kenneth Blanchette of St. Anne.
His nephew's wife, Joyce Blanchette is deceased.

Walter Adent

Walter L. Adent, 87, passed away at 7 a.m., Tuesday (June 8, 1999) at Sand Lake Hospital in Orlando, Fla. 
Mr. Adent had spent the past three years in Orlando with his youngest son John and his family. Previous to his move to Orlando, Mr. Adent resided in Bourbonnais for 29 years.
Born and raised in Chicago by Paul and Maryanne Ad-ent, who are deceased, Mr. Adent was one of seven sons and two daughters. On Sept. 9, 1939 he married his wife, Helen, who died in 1981.
Shortly after his marriage, he moved to Cabery and began the family business. He and his late wife owned and operated the first modern supermarket, Adent's Grocery in Cabery, for 12 years during the late 50s and early 60s, where they raised their three children.
After selling the business and semi-retiring, Mr. Adent worked at Roper Corporation, Kankakee until his permanent retirement in the late 70s. After retiring, the Adents spent their time with their children and grandchildren.
Surviving are his eldest son, William Adent and wife Barbara of Schaumburg; youngest son John and his wife Lana of Orlando, Fla.; son- in-law, John Leszczewicz, husband of the late Virginia, Mr. Adent's daughter, of Bourbonnais; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, Christine Ulibarri, husband John and their three children Nicole, Amanda and Curtis of St. Charles, Debra Packard, husband Darrel and their two children, Samantha and Sarah of Schaumburg, Greg Adent and wife Amy of Elk Grove, Arlene Leszczewicz of Sullivan, Mike Leszczewicz of Hillsborough, Gretchen Adent of Orlando, Fla. and Aaron Adent of West Palm Beach, Fla.; Brothers, Leo Adent and his wife Jennie of Highland, Ind., Henry Adent and wife Liz of Crestwood, Eddie Adent and wife Mary of Blue Island; and a sister, Emily Arns of St. Charles, Mo.
Mr. Adent survived three brothers, Al, Stanley and Julian Adent, and a sister, Helen Dongvillo.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Bradley.
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Bourbonnais.
In loving memory of a father, grandfather, great-grandfather and truly loving and humble man.

Mary Ellen Herb

DWIGHT - Visitation for Mary Ellen Herb, 90, of Campus, will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. Friday until the 11 a.m. services at the VonQualen-Harris Funeral Home, Dwight. The Rev. Craig Miller will officiate.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Emington.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
Mrs. Herb died Monday (June 7, 1999) in Campus.
She was born March 6, 1909 in Hudson, the daughter of Edwin and Catherine Metzger Weirman.
Surviving are her husband, Roy Herb, whom she married Dec. 3, 1927; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ed and Marce Herb of Oswego and Robert and Darlene Herb of Lemont; one sister, Hazel Hospelhorn of Hudson; two brothers, Claude Weirman of Emington and Harold Weirman of Hudson; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Her parents and step-mother, Gladys Robinson Weirman; a daughter, Betty Ann Herb; one sister; and two brothers are deceased.
Mrs. Herb was a telephone operator out of her home for General Telephone Company for 30 years.
She retired from the Wm. W. Fox Center after working there for eight years as a housekeeper and a seamstress.

Clarence Dagnan

Visitation for Clarence Edwin Dagnan Jr., 56, of Kankakee, will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Home, where services will be at 11 a.m. Friday.
Burial will be announced later.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Mr. Dagnan died Monday (June 7, 1999) in Kankakee.
He was born Feb. 24, 1943 in Pueblo, Colo., the son of Clarence E. and Mary Elizabeth Shelton Dagnan Sr.
Surviving are his wife, the former Sheryl Jeannine Gross, whom he married June 12, 1963 in Morris; one daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Steve Golding of Indiana; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Alieta and Darwin Klinger of Florida, Kathleen Brady of Bradley and Dawn and Ralph Zeien of South Carolina; one brother and sister-in-law, George and Anita Dagnan of Bradley; two grandchildren, Lauren Nicole and Tess Elizabeth Golding; two aunts, Ruby Lane and Betty Manning of Herrin; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and a special grandmother, Florence Shelton, are deceased.
Mr. Dagnan worked many years at General Foods and Kanweld.
He attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Kankakee.
He enjoyed NASCAR, golfing, stock car racing and go-carting.

John Haberkorn

CHATSWORTH - Visitation for John Henry Haberkorn, 73, of Chatsworth, will be from 5-7 p.m. today, with a Rosary at 5 p.m. at Hager Memorial Home, Chatsworth.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Richard Brunskill, at 10 a.m. Thursday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Chatsworth, of which he was a member and where memorials may be made.
Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Chatsworth, with full military rites by Chatsworth American Legion Post 613.
Mr. Haberkorn died Sunday (June 6, 1999) at his home.
He was born April 11, 1926 in Chatsworth, the son of Adolph and Elizabeth Donovan Haberkorn Sr.
His wife, the former Mary Frances Blackburn, whom he married June 28, 1951 in Chatsworth, died Nov. 8, 1993.
Survivors include two daughters, Lois Pryor of Garden Grove, Calif. and Mary Madeline Bender of Eliabeth, Colo.; and one son, John Michael Haberkorn of Huntington Beach, Calif; one sister, Mary Hudson of Eldon; and six grandchildren.
One daughter and two brothers are deceased.
Mr. Haberkorn retired from Nichols-Homeshield, Chatsworth.
A veteran of World War II, he served in the Navy.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 613 and the VFW, Pontiac.

Linnea Johnson

Visitation for Linnea Esther Johnson, 94, of Manor Care Health Services, Kankakee, will be from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home, Manteno, where services will be in 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Larry Moslener will officiate.
Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Pa.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Manteno, where she was a member.
Mrs. Johnson died Monday (June 7, 1999) at Manor Care Health Services.
She was born March 14, 1905 in Sweden, the daughter of Anders Martin and Charlotta M. Karlson Lindgren.
Her husband, Olaf Victor Johnson, whom she married Jan. 23, 1927, is deceased.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Esther and Paul Phillips of Rock, Mich.; one sister, Alice Lindgren Johansson of Sweden; one sister-in-law, Ann Johnson of Pennsylvania; six grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; and three nieces and one nephew.
One son, Olaf Berhl; a daughter-in- law, Phillis Johnson; and one grandson, Timothy Shannon, are deceased.
She was a member of the Pleasant Hills Garden Club and the Eastern Star.
She enjoyed bowling.

Philip Yenerich

SOUTH WILMINGTON - Philip James ''Jim'' Yenerich, 77, of South Wilmington, died Tuesday (June 8, 1999) at Morris Hospital.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, South Wilmington Chapel, where services will be at 10 a.m. Friday. the Rev. Paul Anhalt will officiate.
Burial will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery in Braceville.
Memorials in his name may be made to the South Wilmington Emergency Squad.
Mr. Yenerich retired from the State of Illinois after 25 years of service. He had been Food Supervisor at the Joliet and Pontiac Correctional Centers.
He also farmed for many years in the Paw Paw area.
Surviving are his wife, the former He was born March 23, 1922 in Paw Paw, the son of George and Ida Skiles Yenerich.
Loretta ''Dolly'' Togliatto, whom he married March 28, 1980 in Phoenix, Ariz.; seven children and spouses, Ronald and Phyllis Yenerich of Normal, Connie and Gene Williams of Mendota, Rick and Cindy Alderson, Denice and Jon Muzzarelli and Diane and Anthony Serena, all of South Wilmington, Debbie and Brian Christensen of Gardner and Randy and Diane Alderson of Coal City; 14 grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.
One brother, Harold and a sister, Florence Nelson, are deceased.
He enjoyed playing euchre and river boat gambling.

LeRoy Miller

PIPER CITY - LeRoy L. Miller, 78, of Collinsville, formerly of Piper City, died Monday (June 7, 1999) in Collinsville.
Arrangements are pending at Reilly-Redenius Funeral Home, Piper City.

Arlene Anderson

MANTENO - Visitation for Arlene Anderson, 89, of Manteno, will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Clancy- Gernon Funeral Home, Manteno, where services will be at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Terry Perkins will officiate.
Burial will be in Chapel Hill Gardens, Worth.
Mrs. Anderson died Monday (June 7, 1999) at Miller Healthcare Center.
She was born March 22, 1910 in Chicago, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Bordes Carlson.
Mrs. Anderson was a retired employee of Homewood-Flosmoor School District.
She played pro-baseball with the Wrigley Bloomer Girls in the 30s.
She was a memer of the South Suburban Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Her husband, Carl Anderson, whom she married in April of 1933 in Chicago, died in January 1987.
Surviving are one son, Carl Anderson of Bourbonnais; one daughter, Darlene Anderson-Rummery of Brussels, Belgium; four sisters, Ruth Knarr and Alice Rainwater, both of Manteno, Esther McWilliams of Carey, Miss., and Margaret Plankis of Lansing; and 11 step-grandchildren.
Five brothers and three sisters are deceased.

Vincent Sanford

STREATOR - Vincent H. Sanford, 83, of Streator, died Monday (June 7, 1999) at St. Mary's Hospital, Streator.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, with a Rosary service at 6 p.m. at Solon and Baker Funeral Home, Streator.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday by Monsignor Peter Bolerasky at St. Stpehen's Church, Streator.
Burial will bein St. Stephen's Cemetery.
He was born June 20, 1915 in Odell, the son of Charles and Sabina Ruddy Sanford.
Surviving are his wife, the former Catherine Storz, whom he married Nov. 10, 1945; two sons and daughters-in-law, Craig and Marianne Sanford of Streator and Edward and Debra Sanford of Hartland, Wis.; one sister, Louise Sanford of Odell; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Three brothers, Anthony, Charles and Michael Sanford and one sister, Mary Bernice Sanford are deceased.

Gretchen Moyemont

DWIGHT - Gretchen Bagnell Moyemont, 71, of Dwight, died Tuesday (June 8, 1999) at Thunderbird Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz.
A complete obituary and memorial service will be announced at a later date. Hager Memorial Home, Forrest, is in charge of arrangements.

Dolores Beier

MORRIS - Dolores Beier, 70, of Morris, died Monday (June 7, 1999) at Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital in Chicago.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Reeves Funeral Home in Morris.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday by the Rev. Robert Hoffenkamp at Immaculate Conception Church in Morris.
Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Morris.
Memorials may be made in her name to the ICS Endowment Fund.
She was born Sept. 2, 1928 in Morris, the daughter of Michael and Clara Marchand Moran, who are deceased.
Educated in Morris, she graduated from St. Angela's Academy.
Her husband, Robert Beier, whom she married July 9, 1950, is deceased.
Surviving are one son, Ronald of Coal City; one daughter, Diane Beier of Rhode Island; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Bonita and Peter Nagra of Joliet and Nancy Moran of Gordhill, Ore.; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Thomas Moran of Downers Grove and Dick and Vaneta Moran of Columbia, Mo.; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend Tony Bartol of Morris.

Juliet Alberts

GILMAN - Visitation for Juliet Marie Alberts, 86, of Gilman, will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Redenius Funeral Home, Gilman, and from 10 a.m. Thursday until the 11 a.m. services at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Gilman, where she was a member. The Rev. Robert Downs will officiate.
Burial will be in Danforth Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to her church or to the donor's choice.
Mrs. Alberts died Monday (June 7, 1999) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, Watseka.
She was born Dec. 27, 1912 in Danforth, the daughter of Carl and Meta Sparenberg Peeken. She attended Danforth country schools.
Her husband, William M. Alberts, whom she married Aug. 11, 1934 in Gilman, died May 11, 1990.
Surviving are one daughter, Barbara Brewer of Gilman; one brother, Murl Peeken of Kankakee; three sisters, Edna Wolfe of Danforth, Veda Alberts of Ashkum and Margie Gillespie of Clifton; two sisters-in-law, Sue Alberts and Margaret Peeken, both of Gilman; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were an infant son, William David; two brothers, Clarence and Jim; and a sister Mildred Gressen.
She enjoyed her flowers and grandchildren.


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