CHICAGO — Leslie Barnett-Jaffe, beloved wife of David and the late Paul. Loving mother of David (Sarah) and Philip (Melissa) Barnett; and stepmother to Jacob (Stacy) Jaffe. Adored grandmother of Leo, Dean, Sullivan and Hyde. Devoted sister to Michael (Barb) Klein and Ivee (Frank) DeSeno. Dea… Read more

BOURBONNAIS — Paul T. “Slip” Boudreau, 90, of Bourbonnais, passed away Thursday (Sept. 24, 2020) at Amita Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. Read more

GLASGOW, KY. — Philip LaFine, 69, of Glasgow, Ky. and formerly of Kankakee, passed away Aug. 31, 2020, at the Nashville Veterans Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. Read more

OSPREY, FLA. — Richard Noel “Dick” Clark was born Dec. 4, 1927, in Somerville, Mass., to Mary “Molly” McCrone and Leonard Clark. Read more

KANKAKEE — Ora L. Rockett, 93, of Kankakee, passed away Sept. 18, 2020, at Citadel Care Center, Kankakee. Read more

ESTERO, FLA. — James E. Girard, 75, of Estero, Fla. and Bourbonnais, passed away Monday (Sept. 21, 2020) at his home in Bourbonnais. Read more

BRADLEY — Renata Skuja, 98, formerly of Bradley, passed away Sept. 20, 2020, at her home. Read more

KANKAKEE — Arthur “Art” Huffines, 95, of Kankakee, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 23, 2020) at his home. Read more

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — Mary Carolyn “Peggy” Carlson, 79, of Scottsdale, Ariz., passed away Sept. 20, 2020, in Scottsdale, as a result of cancer. Read more

LOWELL, IND. — Harlan D. Meyer, 90, was born March 15, 1930. He passed away peacefully Thursday (Sept. 24, 2020). Read more

NEW LENOX — John Mills Brucker passed away on the morning of Aug. 17, 2020, during his morning swim with his partner, Jodi Maxstadt. Read more

KANKAKEE — Louria P. “Shakey” Braden, 67, of Kankakee, passed away Sept. 15, 2020, at home. Read more

BOLINGBROOK — Dustin Lee Boma, 32, of Bolingbrook, passed away Monday (Sept. 21, 2020). Read more

CRETE — Sandra K. Moutrey (nee Woodward), 80, formerly a longtime resident of Crete, passed away Sunday (Sept. 20, 2020). Read more

ST. ANNE — Arthur Gerald DeYoung, 89, of St. Anne, passed away peacefully Tuesday (Sept. 22, 2020). Read more

KANKAKEE — James Michael Buckley, 62, of Kankakee, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 23, 2020) in Kankakee, at his brother’s home. Francis and Angela Buckley have been Jim’s caregivers since this journey began 4½ years ago. He was born March 14, 1958, in Kankakee, the son of Vincent and Eileen (L… Read more

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RANTOUL — Irene George, 96, passed away Sunday (Sept. 20, 2020) at Eagle’s View Memory Care in Rantoul. Read more

GILMAN — Wanda Louise Crider, 87, of Gilman, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 19, 2020) at Carle Medical Center in Urbana. Read more

BOURBONNAIS — Caryle Ann See, 75, of Bourbonnais, passed away Saturday (Sept. 19, 2020). Read more

BRADLEY — LaVonne M. Shalek, 71, of Bradley, passed away Thursday (June 18, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Read more

WATSEKA — Kathy Kessinger, 67, of Watseka, passed away Saturday (Sept. 19, 2020) at Presence Our Lady of Victory nursing home in Bourbonnais. Read more

WILMINGTON — Doris Mae (Rawlish) Hedrick, 82, of Wilmington, passed away Sunday (Sept. 20, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Read more

BRAIDWOOD — Jeannie Ann Parent (nee Trumble), 74, of Braidwood, passed away peacefully Tuesday (Sept. 22, 2020) at Park Pointe Nursing Home in Morris. Read more

WILMINGTON — Larry Rampa, who also went by the nickname of “Nasty,” 76, of Wilmington, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 17, 2020) following a brief illness. Read more

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. — Thomas Theodore Reese, 55, of Minneapolis, Minn., and formerly of the Kankakee County area, passed away Sept. 4, 2020, at his home. Read more

BIRCHWOOD, WIS. — Nancy (Morris) Seffinga, 73, of Birchwood, Wis., passed away Saturday (Sept. 19, 2020) at her home surrounded by her loved ones with her husband and two dogs. Read more

HERSCHER — Sharon A. Nelson, 71, of Herscher, passed away Saturday (Sept. 19, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Read more

WATSEKA — Gerald L. Bohner, 79, of Watseka, passed away Friday (Sept. 18, 2020) at his home. Read more

BOURBONNAIS — Mark E. Sullivan, 66, of Bourbonnais and formerly from Clifton, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 16, 2020) at his home. Read more

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WATSEKA — Evelyn L. Overacker, 96, of Watseka, passed away Sept. 15, 2020, at the Iroquois Resident Home in Watseka. Read more

CHEBANSE — Mary M. Elliot, 96, of Chebanse, passed away Saturday (Sept. 19, 2020) at Merkle-Knipprath Nursing Home in Clifton. Read more

HERSCHER — Gregory K. “Greg” Skarstad, 74, of Herscher, passed away Monday (Sept. 14, 2020) at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee, after a long illness. Read more

BOURBONNAIS — Richard L. Ackman, of Bourbonnais and Tequesta, Fla., passed away at his home in Tequesta, Fla., on July 29, 2020. Read more

KANKAKEE — Phyllis A. Paap, 93, of Kankakee, passed away Thursday (Sept. 17, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Read more

KANKAKEE — Phyllis A. Paap, 93, of Kankakee, passed away Thursday (Sept. 17, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

BRADLEY — Irene R. Wilder, 97, passed away peacefully Monday (Sept. 14, 2020) at her home.

ST. CHARLES — Keith Mizerek, 52, passed away Sunday (Sept. 13, 2020) at his home.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. — Thomas Theodore Reese, 55, of Minneapolis, Minn., and formerly of the Kankakee County area, passed away Sept. 4, 2020, at his home.

DWIGHT — Mary Grace Shapland, 88, of Dwight, passed away at Heritage Health in Dwight, on Wednesday (Sept. 17, 2020).

KANKAKEE — Elder Jimmie Ira Stevenson went to be with the Lord on Sunday (Sept. 13, 2020).

CLIFTON — Michelle Rae Bishop, 41, of Clifton, passed away Monday (Sept. 14, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

KANKAKEE — Thomas F. Gunn Jr., 47, of Kankakee, passed away Sept. 4, 2020, at his home.

BROOK, IND. — John R. Taylor, 78, of Brook, Ind., passed away at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, on Monday (Sept. 14, 2020).

BONFIELD — Shirley Berger, a remarkable lady who did not meet a piece of fabric she did not like. Preferably known as “Nana,” Shirley entered eternal life Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020).

IRWIN — Rhonda L. Cloonen, 73, of Irwin, passed away Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020) at her home.

BRADLEY — Barbara J. Gaunce, 86, of Bradley, passed away Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

BETHANY, OKLA. — Lois E. Reader, 91, of Bethany, Okla. and formerly of Bourbonnais and Chrisman, went home to be with the Lord on Friday (Sept. 11, 2020).

SOUTH WILMINGTON — Mildred L. Hibler (nee Holm), 91, of South Wilmington, passed away Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020) at Heritage Health Nursing Home in Dwight.

MOMENCE — Joan C. Clements, 88, of Momence, passed away Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020) at her home.

KANKAKEE — Catherine D. Lawless, 99, of Kankakee, passed away Friday (Sept. 11, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

BOURBONNAIS — Dennis R. “Denny” Smith, 74, of Bourbonnais, passed away Friday (Sept. 11, 2020) at Amita Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.

WESTMINSTER, CALIF. — Lenny P. O’Connor, 78, passed away Aug. 24, 2020, in Westminster, Calif.

ST. JAMES CITY, FLA. — On Aug. 31, 2020, John Thomas Kochel Jr., loving husband and father of three children, passed away at age 53.

CUSTER PARK — Pauline Martha Harms (nee DuBois), 94, of Custer Park, passed away peacefully Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020) at her home.

MANTENO — Richard Byron Cannon, 87, of Manteno, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 9, 2020).

Benetter Peak, 90, of Kankakee, passed away Thursday (Sept. 10, 2020) at her home. Funeral arrangements are by Lax Mortuary, Kankakee.

KANKAKEE — Arthur W. Schumacher, 82, of Kankakee, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 9, 2020) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

BOURBONNAIS — Horace D. “HD” Longbrake, 98, of Bourbonnais, passed away Aug. 30, 2020, at Bickford House Senior Citizens Living, Bourbonnais.

MARKHAM — Brian L. Campbell, 57, of Markham, passed away Thursday (Sept. 10, 2020) at Franciscan Health in Munster, Ind.

BLOOMINGTON — On Sept. 10, 2020, at 5:30 a.m., Joyce L. Sanford gained her angel wings and joined her parents, Edward and Velma Ward; her daughter, Gayle Starr; her sister, Lois Walthers; her brothers, Edward, Virgil and Ted Ward; and her beloved dog, Skipper, in Heaven.

CARBONDALE — Allan Leroy Linnabary, 78, of Carbondale and formerly of Bradley, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 9, 2020) at his home, with his loving wife and family at his side.

DELTA, MO. — Charles Elvin Howell, son of Pleat Elvin Howell and Mildred Jeanette Leggett Howell was born April 12, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and departed this life Wednesday (Sept. 9, 2020) at his home in Delta, Mo., at the age of 77. He was formerly of Kankakee and Bradley.

STREATOR — Martin Francis Hansen, 71, of Streator, and formerly of Goodyear, Ariz., and Los Angeles, Calif., passed away Sunday (Sept. 6, 2020) at Parker Nursing and Rehabilitation Care Center.

PEMBROKE TOWNSHIP — Vanessa Hunt, 61, of Pembroke Township, passed away Sept. 3, 2020, at her home.

KANKAKEE — Jacqueline Bradford-Wise, 61, of Kankakee, passed away Aug. 18, 2020, at Amita Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.

GILMAN — David “Dave” W. Hill, 73, passed away at his home in Gilman, on Tuesday (Sept. 8, 2020).

BOURBONNAIS — Amy DeMarah, 67, of Bourbonnais, passed away Monday (Sept. 7, 2020) at her home.

KEMPTON — Randy Clapp, 67, of Kempton, passed away Thursday (Sept. 3, 2020) at his home.