MOMENCE — Mary Anne Dowding, 71, of Momence, passed away Monday (Oct. 18, 2021) at AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. Read more

KANKAKEE — Pandora Dean “Pam,” 66, of Kankakee, passed away Oct. 10, 2021, at the Citadel Care Center, Kankakee. Read more

BRADLEY — Patricia “Pat” Rouse-Launius, 68, of Bradley, passed away Sunday (Oct. 17, 2021) at her home, surrounded by her family. Read more

KANKAKEE — Dayle M. Buckman, 95, of Kankakee, passed away Sunday (Oct. 17, 2021) at St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet. Read more

BRADLEY — Cecil H. Elsey Sr., 99, of Bradley, passed away Saturday (Oct. 16, 2021) at AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. Read more

ST. ANNE — Donald E. Dean, 73, of St. Anne, passed away Sunday (Oct. 17, 2021) at AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. Read more

CLIFTON — Eleanor M. Hackl, 98, of Clifton, and formerly of Grant Park, passed away Sunday (Oct. 17, 2021) at Arcadia Care nursing home in Clifton. Read more

BRADLEY — Anna Mary Einfeldt, 96, of Bradley, passed away comfortably at home, surrounded by loved ones, Saturday (Oct. 16, 2021). Read more

GRANT PARK — Mildred Irene Katz, 105, of Grant Park, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, Friday (Oct. 15, 2021). Read more

KANKAKEE — Etta Mae Richmond, 90, of Kankakee, quietly and peacefully transitioned from life temporal to life eternal in Heaven, from her home, at 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday evening (Oct. 12, 2021). Read more

KOONTZ LAKE, Ind. — Irene Weger, 87, of Koontz Lake, Ind., passed away Sept. 23, 2021. Read more

MOMENCE — George R. Rusk, 88, of Momence, passed away Wednesday (Oct. 13, 2021) at his home. Read more

PARKER, Colo. — Robert E. “Bob” Rashkin, 76, of Parker, Colo., and formerly of Bourbonnais, passed away Sept. 18, 2021, at his home, after battling Leukemia. Read more

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LONGWOOD, Fla. — Ronald Paul Meli, 75, of Longwood, Fla., and formerly of Bourbonnais, passed away Oct. 1, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family. Read more

LOUDON, Tenn. — Earle Dean Overby passed into his heavenly home, peacefully, while sleeping, Tuesday (Oct. 12, 2021), at the age of 79. Read more

PAXTON — Bernice E. Abbe, 92, of Paxton, passed away at 5:19 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 12, 2021) at the Villas of Holly Brook, Rantoul. Read more

MANTENO — Lana J. Dixon McDade, 69, of Manteno, passed away Friday (Oct. 8, 2021) at her home. Read more

WATSEKA — Elroy “Bud” Pfingsten, 90, of Watseka, passed away Monday (Oct. 11, 2021) at his home. Read more

KANKAKEE — Lucille Irene Drager, 84, of Kankakee, passed away Oct. 4, 2021, at Butterfield Assisted Living in Kankakee. Read more

NORMAL — Frederick Ernest Jarka, 84, of Normal, passed away Sept. 19, 2021, peacefully, at his home. Read more

BONFIELD — Robert F. Buckman, of Bonfield, passed away Oct. 2, 2021, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Read more

CHEBANSE — Charlene J. Rieken, 81, of Chebanse, passed away Saturday (Oct. 9, 2021) at her home, after a short battle with cancer. Read more

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CLIFTON — David R. “Dave” “Davey” Beard, 64, of Clifton, passed away Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021) at his home. Read more

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Donald Joseph Regnier, 72, of Winter Haven, Fla., born in Kankakee, on Aug. 2, 1949, passed away peacefully Sept. 27, 2021, at his home in Winter Haven, surrounded by his loved ones. Read more

WATSEKA — Oscar Otto Martin, 97, of Watseka, passed away Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka. Read more

COAL CITY — Matthew Robert Vignocchi, 37, of Coal City, passed away unexpectedly Saturday (Oct. 9, 2021) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Read more

AROMA PARK — Rodney Reed “Rockin Rodney” Trumble, 70, of Aroma Park, passed away Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021) at AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. Read more

MANTENO — James H. Bringelson, 77, of Manteno, passed away Oct. 4, 2021, at his home.

MOMENCE — Dr. Hermila “Hermie” Ramirez, 86, of Momence, passed away Oct. 8, 2021, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

CAMPUS — Robert Peter “Bob” Bolatto, 76, of Campus, passed away Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021) at AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital, Kankakee.

Dolores Boyd, 35, of Kankakee, passed away Oct. 3, 2021, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are by Jensen Funeral Home, Kankakee.

MANTENO — Frances S. Fleming, 98, of Manteno, passed away Oct. 2, 2021, at AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.

STEWARDSON — James Burnell Fairfield, 84, of Stewardson, went to his Heavenly home at 1:10 a.m. Oct. 2, 2021. He passed away at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon.

WATSEKA — Debra Branz was reunited with her husband, Frank, and daughter, Alice, on Oct. 2, 2021.

BEAVERVILLE — Matthew Stirling “Matt,” “MattChoo,” “Matty,” Brown, 31, of Beaverville, passed away Oct. 3, 2021, at his home.

COAL CITY — William “Bill” L. Walker, 74, of Coal City, passed away Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021) at Lightways Joliet Hospice in Joliet.

CLIFTON — Debra Hemp, 68, of Clifton, passed away Sept. 24, 2021, at AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.

KANKAKEE — Ira F. Lawless, 101, of Kankakee, passed away Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021) at Riverside Senior Citizens Living in Bourbonnais.

DWIGHT — Mary Rose Fritz, of Dwight, and formerly of Bradley, passed away Oct. 1, 2021.

KANKAKEE — Kelly R. Johnson, 55, of Kankakee, passed away Wednesday (Oct. 6, 2021) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, following a short bout with cancer.

KANKAKEE — Charles “Bud” Birr, 85, of Kankakee, passed away Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021) at his home.

BRADLEY — Bernadette M. “Bernie” Hartman, 90, of Bradley, passed away Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

BOURBONNAIS — Jerry Lee Lowey, honey-do list accomplisher, snack sneaking, wood crafting, bear hugging, hardest working, ladies’ man, passed away June 30, 2021, signing off on a life well-lived.

BOURBONNAIS — Judith Ann Lowey, green thumb, recipe guessing, birdhouse and basket collecting, chocolate loving, opinionated, clean freak, nicknamed Judy Fruity and Granny, passed away Wednesday (Oct. 6, 2021) leaving Chicago Dough without its most loyal customer. She would have stayed loyal…

Matthew S. Brown, 31, of Beaverville, passed away Sunday (Oct. 3, 2021) at his home. Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon-Houk Funeral Home in St. Anne.

LIMESTONE — Donald R. Achten, 86, of Limestone, passed away Monday (Oct. 4, 2021) at his home.

BRADLEY — Joseph Harrison Bright, 66, of Bradley passed away Sept. 19, 2021, peacefully, at his home.

KANKAKEE — Loretto Sugrue Golden Cowhig, 74, of Kankakee, passed away Friday (Oct. 1, 2021) at Riverside Medical Center.

Donald R. Achten, 86, of Limestone, passed away Monday (Oct. 4, 2021) at his home. Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.

KANKAKEE — Margaret J. Billadeau, 94, of Kankakee, passed away at her home Sunday (Oct. 3, 2021) after a short illness.

BOURBONNAIS — Lloyd Pastorel, 82, of Bourbonnais, passed away Monday (Oct. 4, 2021) at his home.

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. — Leslie D. “Les” Barnlund, 74, of Simpsonville, S.C., and formerly of Martinton, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 26, 2021.

PEOTONE — Doris Jean (Krohn) Kuhn, 85, of Peotone, passed away Monday (Oct. 4, 2021) at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, surrounded by her loving family.

KANKAKEE — Jennie Mae Townsend, 82, of Kankakee, passed away Sept. 27, 2021, at AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.

KANKAKEE — Barbara M. Bechard, 90, of Kankakee, passed away Sept. 29, 2021, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

Margaret J. Billadeau, 94, of Kankakee, passed away Sunday (Oct. 3, 2021) at Westwood Oaks nursing home in Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee.

KANKAKEE — Velma M. LaMontagne, 87, of Kankakee, passed away Saturday (Oct. 2, 2021) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

CRESCENT CITY — Rev. Wilbur McCasky, 88, of Crescent City, passed away Sunday (Oct. 3, 2021) at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth.

WILMINGTON — Wayne Conrad Milton, 94, of Wilmington, passed away Monday morning (Oct. 4, 2021) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

BRADLEY — Joyce M. Menard, 98, of Bradley, passed away Saturday (Oct. 2, 2021) at Arcadia of Clifton nursing home.

MANTENO — Emily (Canada) Taylor, 98, of Manteno, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Manteno Springs nursing home.

Velma M. LaMontagne, 87, of Kankakee, passed away Saturday (Oct. 2, 2021) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home, Kankakee.

ST. ANNE — Jerry G. Mollema, 75, of St. Anne, was born Nov. 7, 1945, the son of Broer and Tryntje “Tina” Jellema Mollema. He gained his wings to enter Heaven on Sept. 24, 2021.

BOURBONNAIS — Joan Marie LeBran, 80, of Bourbonnais, passed away Sept. 10, 2021, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

KANKAKEE — Ethel C. Odle, 95, of Kankakee, passed away Sept. 25, 2021, at her home.