Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Private family graveside services will be held for Barbara Paul.
Wednesday, May 15
Barbara Anne Paul, age 72, of Aurora, IL formerly of Montgomery, IL died Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Jennings Terrace in Aurora, IL. She was born July 21,1940 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Leonard and Rose nee Mocarski Cieslak. Prior to her retirement she was employed as a guidance counselor at IVVC in Sandwich, IL, Rosary High School in Aurora, IL, as well as well as in Newark, IL, Naperville, IL, and Royal Oak, MI schools. She had also served on the Oswego Library District board. She is survived by her daughter Ellen Paul, grandson Riley Evan Odehnal. She was preceded in death by her husband Norman Paul, Jr. Private family graveside services will be held. Memorials may be directed to the Norm Paul Memorial Scholarship Fund…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
A gathering of family and friends will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 13 until the funeral service at 11 a.m.
Sunday, May 12
Robert E Berkland, 88 years, of Oswego, IL died suddenly on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He was born January 11, 1925 in CHicago, IL the son of the late Hogan Konraden and Mabel P nee Phillips Berkland. He served his country honorably with the US Army during World War II in the European Theatre. He had worked as an automobile mechanic for many years prior to his retirement. Survivors include his wife Margaret "Rose" nee Hoffman Berkland, five daughters Barbara (Gary) Holtman of Oswego, IL, Nancy Campbell of Florence, AZ, Beth Kontos of Fort Meyers, FL, Vicki (Craig) Bower of Plano, IL, Lori (Dale) Weisshaar of Oswego, IL; four sons Ed Berkland of Oswego, IL, William (Margie) Berkland of Plainfield, IL…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Visitation for Jennie R. Dicks will take place on Thursday, May 9 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Jennie R Dicks, 90 years of Montgomery, IL died Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Lakewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Plainfield, IL. She was born April 7, 1923 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late Phillip and Lenora nee Giacalone Vinci. She is survived by her husband Clayton (Whom she married on June 29, 1947 at Our Lady of Pompeii in Chicago, IL), her siblings Lydia (John) White of Romeoville, IL, Gloria (Larry) Wiercioch of Plainfield, IL, Charles (Linda) Dicks of Bolingbrook, IL, Richard (Shelly) Dicks of Crown Point, IN; eight grandchildren Katrina, Laura, Jennifer, Laura, Paul, Brian, Nicole and Joseph; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother Joseph Vinci. When a member at St Mary’s …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Visitaiton for Capt. Brandon Cyr will take place on Wednesday, May 8 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Oswego. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 9 at 11 a.m. in Aurora.
Capt. Brandon Lee Cyr, USAF, 28 years, of Shiloh, IL, family of Oswego, IL died while serving his country in the U.S. Air Force, when the plane he was commanding crashed in Afghanistan on Saturday, April 27, 2013. He was born September 16, 1984 in Aspen, CO the son of CDR Phillip G Cyr, U.S. Navy and Deborah A (Tidaback) Cyr. Brandon was a member of the 906th Air Refueling Squadron stationed at Scott Air Force Base in IL where he played a vital role in the Total Force Integrated 126th Air Refueling Wing. A spirited officer, pilot, and friend, Capt. Cyr was known for his natural ability to lead and mentor others. At the time of his death, he had earned more than 1,700 flying hours - 900 of those in combat. He had received the Meritorious …
Visitation for Joyce Harris will be on Tuesday, May 7 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and graveside services will be held on Wednesday, May 8 at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, May 7
Joyce Lorraine Harris, 83 years, of Montgomery, IL died Saturday, May 4, 2013 at her residence. She was born December 21, 1929 in Aurora, IL the daughter of the late Warren W and Fern I nee Kenyon Fowler. Joyce was a member of the Fourth Street United Methodist Church in Aurora, IL. Prior to her retirement in 1991 she had was a teacher's aide at Longbeach, Boulder Hill and Eastview Elementary schools in the Oswego School District #308. Joyce is survived by her daughter Susan (Earl) Johnson of Montgomery, IL, son Thomas Harris of Streator, IL, nine grandchildren Samantha, Lucas, William and Jerad (Brittany) Johnson; Mary (Brian) Mclay, Sara Jo Minnick, Jordan and Jackie Harris, Tanner Hennen; two great-grandchildren Riley Jo Johnson and …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Visitation will take place on Saturday, April 27 for James LeCuyer. Attendees are asked to wear sports team attire.
Thursday, April 25
James Robert LeCuyer, age 58, of Montgomery, IL died Monday, April 22, 2013 at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He was born August 16, 1954 the son of the late Mark J and Elizabeth "Betty" LeCuyer. Jim is survived by his wife Beth LeCuyer, daughter Christina (Jason) Stork , son Anthony (Melissa) LeCuyer both of Montgomery, IL, four grandchildren Ashley and Ryan Stork; Madeline and Aiden LeCuyer, sister Mary Beth LeCuyer of Aurora, IL, four brothers Michael and Robert LeCuyer both of Montgomery, IL, John LeCuyer of Naperville, IL, Brian LeCuyer of Chicago, IL, several nieces, nephews and his in-laws Robert and Barbara Blasing. Jim was a loving husband, Dad and Papa. He enjoyed fishing, sports and spending time with …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A private family service was held for Bob Hester.
Tuesday, April 23
Robert "Bob" G. Hester, age 73, of Montgomery, IL died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Countryside Care Centre in Aurora, IL. He was born May 25, 1939 in Aurora, IL the son of the late Berdell and Mildred nee Leifheit Hester. Prior to his retirement he was a teamster truck driver. In his spare time he was an enthusiast with muscle cars, working on cars and attending/showing at car shows throughout the area. He is survived by his wife Barbara J. nee Williams Hester, four children Suzanne (Mike) Fatout, Tammi (Clay) Bradham, Shelby (Jeff) Fetzer, Kurt (Alysha) Hester, seven grandchildren Nick and Jamie Fatout, Valerie and Nathan Bradham, Tessa Fetzer, Jacob and Seth Hester, a great-grandson Lewis Craig Gaddis, step daughter Becky (Pat) Karns, …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Visitation for Jeffrey Galas will be on Monday, April 8 at 5 p.m. and mass will be held on Tuesday, April 9 at 10 a.m.
Monday, April 8
Jeffrey R. Galas, 56, of Oswego passed away Friday, April 5, 2013 at his residence. Jeffrey was born January 26, 1957, in Peru, Illinois to Raymond & Irene (Mikus) Galas. After graduating from Bradley University, he worked as an engineer for over 25 years for USA Forms. He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Oswego, the Knights of Columbus and the Lambda Chi fraternity of Bradley University. He married Sherry Tostovarsnik on March 17, 1984 and she survives. He is survived by his Father, Raymond Galas of Peru; a daughter, Megan Galas of Oswego; a son, Kyle Galas of Oswego; a sister, Lisa Bland of Spring Valley; and a brother, Mike (Rachel) Galas of Peru. He was preceded in death by his mother. Visitation will be held from 5:00…
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Visitation for Faith Robinson will take place on Thursday, April 4 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Dieterle Memorial Home.
Wednesday, April 3
Faith Elizabeth Robinson, age 19, of Oswego, passed away at 11:58 p.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday, March 28, 2013 from complications related to her treatment for Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Faith was born on May 5, 1993, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the daughter of Crystal Ann (Brown) and Brian Richard Robinson. She was baptized at Zion Chapel United Methodist Church and grew up in Stuttgart, Arkansas until May of 1998 when her family moved to Oswego. She attended and was confirmed into membership at Church of the Good Shepherd in Oswego. She attended East View Elementary, Traughber Junior High and Oswego High School where she was a four year cheerleader for football and basketball and participated …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Friends may visit Eleanor Carter at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 21. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 22.
Eleanor Carter, age 84 of Montgomery, IL, formerly of Melvin, IL, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2013 at her home. She was born on January 19, 1929 in Elmhurst, IL, the daughter of John Richard and Harriet (Rockwell) Wilson. Eleanor was united in marriage on November 29, 1952 to Mr. Bruce E. Carter and they spent the next 60 happy years together. She was a 1946 graduate of York Community High School in Elmhurst, IL. Mrs. Carter was an active member of the Faith Baptist Church in Sandwich, IL. Throughout the years, she served as the church organist and pianist for many of the churches that she and her family attended. Eleanor was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who will be deeply missed by her family and …