John Jorgensen

Apr 27,1933 — Jun 21,2020

John Jesse Jorgensen, 87, of Naperville, Illinois died Sunday June 21st, 2020 after a chronic illness. He was born on April 27, 1933 in Valparaiso, Indiana, son of Christian Peter Jorgensen of Saby, Denmark and Effie Norma (Shupe) Jorgensen of New Hartford, Iowa. He graduated from Valparaiso High School in Valparaiso, Indiana and went into the United States Air Force and trained as an air traffic controller. He served on Johnston Island in the Pacific following the Korean War and Read More…

Floy Puccetti

Oct 27,1925 — Jun 20,2020

Floy V. Puccetti, age 94, of St. Charles, formerly of Elburn, passed away at her home, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Monday, June 22, 2020. She was born October 27, 1925 in Elgin, IL, the daughter Earnest and Maude (Rowe) Heath. Floy grew up in Elburn and attended local schools and graduated with the class of 1943. Within a month of graduation, Floy married her high school sweetheart Robert Peterson on June 19, 1943 in Rochelle, Read More…

Richard Siebens

Jun 03,1927 — Jun 16,2020

Richard Siebens, age 93, of Maple Park, passed away quietly into Heaven, Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at the DeKalb County Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born June 3, 1927, on the family farm in Genoa, IL, the son of Elias and Zelma (Storm) Siebens. Richard grew up in Genoa until he was seven years old. His family moved to Maple Park and he attended local schools. Richard graduated as the president of his class, from Maple Park High School Read More…

Linda Potvin

Sep 09,1961 — Jun 14,2020

Linda Potvin, age 58, of Elburn, passed away suddenly, Sunday, June 14, 2020, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. She was born September 9, 1961, in Chicago, IL, to proud parents, Donald and Maryann (Maxium) Werling. Linda grew up in Chicago for a time before making her home in several suburbs. She attended Downers Grove North High School where she also studied Cosmetology in the career center. She graduated with the class of 1979. Linda met her Read More…

Joan Miller

Apr 16,1939 — Jun 11,2020

Joan Lillian Miller, age 81, of St. Charles, formerly of West Chicago, passed away at her home, Thursday, June 11, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. She was born April 16, 1939, in West Chicago, IL, to proud parents, William and Dorothy (Spoden) Streit. Joan grew up in West Chicago and attended local schools. She graduated from West Chicago High School with the class of 1957. Joan met her future husband at her sister’s wedding. She was Read More…

Lillie Keenan

Apr 29,1933 — Jun 10,2020

Lillie Mae “Gert” Keenan, age 87, of Elburn, claimed the promise of her Savior, Wednesday evening, June 10, 2020. Hard working hands now still, Gert is reunited with Cap and a family of friends that Heaven can only hope to contain. She was born April 29, 1933, in Clinton, IL, to proud parents, John and Julia (Kiley) Knopp. Gert grew up in Clinton and attended St. John Catholic schools. After the passing of her father, she moved to Elburn to Read More…

Ronald Hylland

Jun 03,1933 — Jun 09,2020

Ronald “Ron” Hylland, age 86, of Virgil, passed away June 9, 2020 and leaves not only a collection of memories for his family and friends to cherish, but also collections of every type and size that would make an auctioneer blush. He was born June 20, 1933 in Fedora, SD, to proud parents, Lloyd and Harriet (Lambert) Hylland. Ron grew up in Fedora and attended local community schools. He received a doctorate in the school of “hard knocks” and a Read More…

Arlene Barrett

Sep 04,1925 — Jun 07,2020

Arlene Barrett, nee Pettenger, peacefully passed into the arms of her Savior on June 7, 2020, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born September 4, 1925 in Hinckley, IL, daughter of Lyle and Katherine (Beemer) Pettenger. Arlene grew up in Hinckley and attended local schools, graduating from Hinckley High School with the class of 1943. Following her graduation from Northern Illinois University Teaching School in DeKalb, IL, Arlene married John Barrett on August 2, 1947. Arlene combined Read More…

Lucia Di Cosola

Jul 27,1945 — Jun 04,2020

Lucia Di Cosola, of Elburn, formerly of Melrose Park, Illinois, was lifted up by the love and prayers of her family as she claimed the promise of her Savior, Thursday, June 4, 2020. She was born July 27, 1945 in Ceglie del Campo, in the province of Bari in Italy. Lucia grew up in Bari, Italy, and attended school, but much of her early years were spent taking care of her family and the neighborhood children and pets. Living with Read More…

Helen Bailey

May 09,1938 — Jun 01,2020

Helen Bailey, age 82, of Elburn, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, June 1, 2020. She was born May 9, 1938, in Sugar Grove, IL, to proud parents, Wilbur Sr., and Bessie (Gleason) Souders. Helen grew up in Sugar Grove and attended local schools. She graduated from Elburn High School with the class of 1956. Dick Bailey may have been a soldier, fighting for the stars and stripes, but it was only stars he saw when he looked upon Helen in the Read More…