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LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Wayne T. Linker
Wayne T. Linker Wayne T. Linker, age 85, of Freeport and previously of Chadwick, Illinois, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport. Wayne was born December 6, 1935 at home near Chadwick, the son of John and Florence (Bundy) Linker.... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate from Sep. 13 to Sep. 22, 2021.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Verlyn H. Fischer
Verlyn H. Fischer Born: July 30, 1930 in Freeport, IL Died: September 6, 2021 in Rochester, Verlyn H. Fischer, 91, of Pearl City went to be with his Savior Monday, September 6, 2021, peacefully with his family at his side at St Mary's Mayo Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. He was... Read More
Hermann Funeral Home - Pearl City
Published in Prairie Advocate from Sep. 9 to Sep. 15, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Robert Thomas Kradle
Robert Thomas Kradle Born: July 11, 1925 in Thomson, IL Died: September 3, 2021 in Chicago, IL Robert Thomas Kradle, of Chicago and age 96, was an "Ole Antiquer" and lover of treasures at heart. Robert passed away Friday, September 3, 2021 at Symphony of Lincoln Park Nursing Center... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate from Sep. 7 to Sep. 15, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Dorothy M. Lower
Dorothy M. Lower Born: October 25, 1932 Died: July 8, 2021 Dorothy M. Lower, of Lanark, passed away Thursday, July 8th, at Allure Nursing Home in Mt. Carroll. Due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, a celebration of Dorothy's life will be held at a later date. Dorothy was born October... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate from Sep. 9 to Sep. 15, 2021.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jodi Danell French
Jodi Danell French Born: March 29, 1969 Died: August 28, 2021 Jodi Danell French, age 52, of Thomson, Illinois passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Courage was natural for Jodi, and she faced adversity with a smile. She was strong, compassionate... Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home - Thomson
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 30 to Sep. 8, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Matthew Steven Limesand
Matthew Steven Limesand Born: April 5, 1979 in Davenport, IA Died: August 28, 2021 in Freeport, IL Matthew Steven Limesand, age 42, of Lanark, IL, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 at FHN Hospital in Freeport, IL. A private funeral service will be held. A public memorial visitation... Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home Eastland - Lanark
Published in Prairie Advocate from Sep. 3 to Sep. 8, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Priscilla Ludwig (Dorsey)
Priscilla (Dorsey) Ludwig Born: June 3, 1930 in Freeport, IL Died: August 31, 2021 in Lanark, IL Priscilla (Dorsey) Ludwig, 91, of Lanark, passed away, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in her home surrounded by her loving family. Priscilla was born June 3, 1930, in Freeport, the daughter... Read More
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Forreston
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 31 to Sep. 8, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Gale Francis Wenger
Gale Francis Wenger Born: July 9, 1932 in Coleta, IL Died: July 9, 2021 in Minneapolis, MN Gale Francis Wenger died peacefully on July 9, 2021, at age 89, surrounded by family in her daughter's home in Minneapolis, MN. Gale moved to MN in August of 2020 from Tucson, AZ after the passing... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate from Sep. 2 to Sep. 8, 2021.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
James A. Thayer
James A. Thayer Born: July 18, 1956 in Denver, CO Died: August 14, 2021 in Freeport, IL James A. Thayer, age 65, of Lanark, IL, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021, at FHN Hospital, in Freeport, IL. A celebration of life gathering will be planned for a future date. Family and friends... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 20 to Sep. 1, 2021.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Paige C. Decker
Paige C. Decker Born: November 11, 2002 Died: August 14, 2021 FULTON – Paige C. Decker, 17, of rural Fulton, died Saturday, August 14, 2021. She was born on November 11, 2002 in Sterling, the daughter of Jeffrey S. and Connie S. (Millerschone) Decker. Paige was a 2021 graduate of... Read More
McDonald Funeral Home
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 16 to Aug. 25, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Frances L. Ditsworth
Frances L. Ditsworth Born: April 2, 1932 in Livingston, MT Died: August 14, 2021 in Freeport, IL Frances L. Ditsworth, 89, of Shannon, went home to be with the Lord she loved and served, Saturday at St. Joseph Village, Freeport. She was born April 2, 1932, In Livingston, Montana the... Read More
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 16 to Aug. 25, 2021.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Kathryn W. "Kay" Konrad
Kathryn W. 'Kay' Konrad Born: March 6, 1935 in Chicago, IL Died: August 7, 2021 in Lake Carroll, IL Kathryn W. Konrad, "Kay," 86, of Lake Carroll, IL formerly of Prospect Heights, IL, died Saturday, August 7, 2021. After falling and fracturing her femur she successfully came through... Read More
Hermann Funeral Home - Shannon
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 9 to Aug. 18, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Charles "Doug" Kroll
Charles 'Doug' Kroll Born: June 19, 1949 in Florence, SC Died: August 3, 2021 in Williamsburg, VA Charles "Doug" Kroll, loving husband and father, passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, in Williamsburg, Virginia at the age of 72. Doug was born on June 19, 1949 in Florence, South... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 11 to Aug. 18, 2021.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Mary Lou Houzenga
Mary Lou Houzenga Born: May 18, 1934 in Wacker, IL Died: August 1, 2021 in Thomson THOMSON – Mary Lou Houzenga, 87, died on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at her home in Thomson, IL. Her funeral service was Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Fulton chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment... Read More
Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 2 to Aug. 11, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Lynn R. Queckboerner
Lynn R. Queckboerner Born: February 1, 1950 in Sterling, IL Died: August 5, 2021 in Mount Carroll, IL Lynn R. Queckboerner, age 71, of Milledgeville, IL, passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Allure Nursing Home in Mount Carroll, IL. A private graveside service will be held at Oak... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate from Aug. 6 to Aug. 11, 2021.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Dorothy M. Lower
Dorothy M. Lower Died: July 8, 2021; Mount Carroll LANARK – Dorothy M. Lower of Lanark, IL, passed away Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at Allure Nursing Home in Mount Carroll. A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held at a later date. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home Eastland - Lanark
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jul. 21, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jack Prymek
Jack Prymek Died: July 12, 2021; Savanna SAVANNA – Jack Prymek, age 78, of Savanna, formerly of Riverview and Downers Grove, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021 at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna. Law-Jones Funeral Home handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jul. 21, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Peggy Jean Silvius
Peggy Jean Silvius Born: November 15, 1960 in Dixon, IL Died: July 14, 2021 in Rockford, IL Peggy Jean Silvius, 60, of Rockford, formerly of Polo, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Milestone in Rockford. Peggy was born November 15, 1960, in Dixon, the daughter of Dwight and... Read More
Polo Family Funeral Home
Published in Prairie Advocate from Jul. 16 to Jul. 21, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Rebecca "Becky" Wiebenga
Rebecca 'Becky' Wiebenga Died: July 6, 2021; Rockford SAVANNA – Rebecca "Becky" Wiebenga, age 55, of Savanna, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at OSF Saint Anthony Hospital in Rockford. Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jul. 21, 2021.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Richard A. "Dick" Peters
Richard A. 'Dick' Peters Died: April 5, 2020; Savanna SAVANNA – Richard Allen "Dick" Peters, 88, died on April 5, 2020 at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna, IL. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jul. 14, 2021.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jeffrey A. Heldt
Jeffrey A. Heldt Born: August 18, 1952; Dixon Died: June 26, 2021; Lanark LANARK – Jeffrey A. Heldt, age 68, of Lanark, IL, passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. A memorial gathering will be held Friday, July 2, 2021 at Law Jones Funeral Home... Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home Eastland - Lanark
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jul. 7, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Libby Gean Marie Thulen
Libby Gean Marie Thulen Born: November 11, 2008 Died: June 26, 2021 THOMSON – As Libby would say, "You got this!" Libby Gean Marie Thulen, age 12, of Thomson, Illinois gained her angel wings on June 26, 2021 at the Stead Family Children's Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa. Libby was born... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jul. 7, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Savannah Jones
Savannah Jones Died: June 21, 2021; Mount Carroll SAVANNA – Savannah Jones, age 100, passed away Monday, June 21st, 2021, at Allure Nursing Home in Mount Carroll, IL. Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jul. 7, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jerry E. Reiff
Jerry E. Reiff Died: June 29, 2021 THOMSON – Jerry E. Reiff, age 77, resident of Riverview near Thomson, Illinois passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at home. Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jul. 7, 2021.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
E. Robert "Bob" Michael
E. Robert 'Bob' Michael Died: June 16, 2021; Rockford LANARK – E. Robert "Bob" Michael, 89, of Lanark, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Javon Bea Hospital-Riverside of Rockford. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home Eastland - Lanark
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jun. 23, 2021.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
William E. "Bill" Miller
William 'Bill' E. Miller Born: October 23, 1931; Macomb Died: January 5, 2021; Freeport SHANNON – William "Bill" E. Miller, age 89, of Shannon, IL, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at FHN Hospital in Freeport, IL. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, June 12,... Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home Eastland - Lanark
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jun. 9, 2021.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Albert J. "Al" Cairo
Albert 'Al' J. Cairo Died: April 30, 2021 SAVANNA – Albert "Al" J. Cairo, age 89, passed away April 30, 2021, at his residence. Born in Chicago to a show business family, Al attended the University of Illinois and Northwestern University, majoring in speech and theater. While pursuing... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jun. 2, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Arthur "Art" Kosier
Arthur 'Art' Kosier Died: May 25, 2021; Savanna SAVANNA – Arthur "Art" Kosier, age 78 and a lifelong resident of Savanna, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Big Meadows Nursing Center in Savanna. Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jun. 2, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Nancy L. Miller
Nancy L. Miller Died: May 24, 2021; Iowa City, Iowa IOWA CITY, Iowa – Nancy Lea Miller, 72, of Hanover, Illinois, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home - Hanover
Published in Prairie Advocate on Jun. 2, 2021.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Mary F. Hojnacke
Mary F. Hojnacke Died: May 16, 2021; Clinton, Iowa SAVANNA – Mary Faye Hojnacke, age 84, of Savanna, IL, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021, at Clinton MercyOne Hospital. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 26, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Arlo D. Paxton
Arlo D. Paxton Died: May 15, 2021; Stockton STOCKTON – Arlo D. Paxton, 94, of Stockton, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021 at his home. Law-Jones Funeral Home in Mount Carroll handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home - Mt. Carroll
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 26, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Raymond C. Skiles
Raymond C. Skiles Died: April 26, 2021; Clinton, Iowa SAVANNA – Raymond Carlos Skiles, age 82, of Savanna, Illinois passed away Monday, April 26, 2021 at Clinton MercyOne Hospital. Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 26, 2021.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Beverly Rose "Bev" Tack
Beverly 'Bev' Rose Tack Died: May 8, 2021; Savanna SAVANNA – Beverly "Bev" Rose Tack, 87, of Savanna, died Saturday, May 8, 2021 at her home. Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 19, 2021.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Sherry L. Flack
Sherry L. Flack Born: October 23, 1967; Lockport Died: April 27, 2021; Freeport HANOVER – Sherry L. Flack, age 53, of Hanover, IL, completed her earthly journey after a courageous 4-year battle with metastatic breast cancer, on April 27, 2021, at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 12, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Frank Fogel Jr.
Frank Fogel Jr. Born: August 5, 1956; Sterling Died: May 2, 2021; Milledgeville MILLEDGEVILLE– Frank Fogel Jr., 64, of Milledgeville, died Sunday, May 2, 2021 at his home. Frank was born August 5, 1956, in Sterling, the son of Frank W. and Irene (Schreiner) Fogel. Frank's two greatest... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 12, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jason W. Johns
Jason W. Johns Died: May 1, 2021; Clinton, Iowa MOUNT CARROLL – Jason W. Johns, age 96, of Mount Carroll, IL, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center, Clinton, Iowa. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home - Mt. Carroll
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 12, 2021.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Pauline M. Erbsen
Pauline M. Erbsen Born: December 29, 1936 Died: April 28, 2021 LANARK – Pauline Marie Erbsen, 84, of Lanark went to be with her Lord on April 28th, 2021. She was born December 29, 1936 in Lanark, IL, daughter of Paul & Blanche (Guenzler) Diffenderfer. She married Kenneth Erbsen... Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home Eastland - Lanark
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 5, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Kenneth C. Obendorf
Kenneth C. Obendorf Born: May 7, 1930 Died: April 28, 2021 POLO - Kenneth C. Obendorf, 90, of Polo passed peacefully away at his home on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021, with his loving wife of 70 years by his side. Kenneth was born May 7th, 1930 in Carroll County, the son of Arthur... Read More
Chapel Hill Funeral Home
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 5, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Burdette "Burt" Dauphin
Burdette 'Burt' Dauphin Died: April 26, 2021; Freeport SAVANNA – Burdette "Burt" Dauphin, age 71, of Savanna, Illinois died Monday, April 26, 2021 at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport. Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 5, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Lois A. King
Lois a. King Died: April 20, 2021; Morrison MORRISON – Lois A. King, 98, formerly of Darlington, WI and Chadwick, IL, died Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Windsor Manor of Morrison, IL. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home - Chadwick
Published in Prairie Advocate on May 5, 2021.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Rosalie M. Bellich
Rosalie M. Bellich Born: January 18, 1930 Died: April 16, 2021 THOMSON – Rosalie Madonna (Hand) Bellich, age 91, passed away on April 16th, 2021 at Park Vista Assisted Living Complex in Camanche, IA. Rosalie was born January 18th, 1930 to Helen and Thomas Hand of Thomson, IL. Rosalie... Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home - Thomson
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 28, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Mardell I. Henze
Mardell I. Henze Born: December 25, 1931; Shannon Died: April 16, 2021; Freeport SHANNON – Mardell Ivy (Frey) Henze took a seat on the bleachers of Heaven on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Manor Court in Freeport, surrounded by family who celebrated a life well-lived. Ernest and Edna (Zier)... Read More
Hermann Funeral Home - Shannon
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 28, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Richard T. Gesiorski
Richard T. Gesiorski Died: April 18, 2021; Iowa City, Iowa ELIZABETH – Richard T. Gesiorski, age 70, of Elizabeth, IL, died Sunday, April 18, 2021 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, IA. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home - Elizabeth
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 28, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Dennis L. "Rat" Kleckner
Dennis L. 'Rat' Kleckner Died: April 16, 2021; Savanna SAVANNA – Dennis Lee "Rat" Kleckner, age 65 of Savanna, died Friday, April 16, 2021 at home. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Homes - Savanna
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 28, 2021.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Terry Jo Dykema
Terry Jo Dykema Born: January 26, 1960; Kodiak, Alaska Died: April 11, 2021; Milledgeville MILLEDGEVILLE – Terry Jo Dykema, age 61, of Milledgeville, previously of Chadwick and rural Thomson, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 11, 2021 at home. She was a loving wife, caring mom... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 21, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Cayley M. Krug
Cayley M. Krug Born: August 17, 2006 Died: April 10, 2021 DIXON – Cayley M. Krug, age 14, of Dixon, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, due to the result of an auto accident. She was born on Aug. 17, 2006 in Sterling, IL, the daughter of Chris and Cathleen (Newton) Krug. Cayley was a... Read More
Jones Funeral Home
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 21, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Anne R. Schubert
Anne R. Schubert Born: September 1, 1951; Sterling Died: March 24, 2021; Freeport FREEPORT – Anne R. Schubert, age 69 of Freeport, IL, passed away at home on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 after a courageous 15-month battle with uterine sarcoma. She was born September 1, 1951 in Sterling... Read More
Walker Mortuary, Ltd. - Freeport
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 21, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Herbert E. Buss
Herbert E. Buss Died: September 11, 2020 PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Herbert E. Buss, 88, of Peachtree City, died September 11, 2020. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 21, 2021.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Shirley J. Richter
Shirley J. Richter Died: April 2, 2021 MOUNT CARROLL – Shirley Jane Richter, 69, died April 2, 2021. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements. Read More
Law-Jones Funeral Home - Mt. Carroll
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 14, 2021.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Eunice G. Daggert
Eunice G. Daggert Born: September 14, 1922; Clinton, Wisconsin Died: March 31, 2021; Mount Carroll MOUNT CARROLL – Eunice G. Daggert, age 98, of Mount Carroll, IL, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Allure Nursing Home, in Mount Carroll. A private funeral service will be held... Read More
Published in Prairie Advocate on Apr. 7, 2021.
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