MARGARET “Peggy” VAUGHAN

Margaret “Peggy” Vaughan, age 76, of Hinckley, passed quietly into the arms of her Savior, Sunday, February 28, 2021. She was born August 3, 1944, in Sycamore, IL, to proud parents, Beverly and Margaret (Meredith) Kenyon. Peggy grew up on Meredith Rd on the family farm and did her part to help keep the farm running smoothly. She attended Elburn schools and was among the first graduates from the “new” Kaneland High School (that attended since their freshman year) with Read More…

MARK SLADEK

Mark Sladek, age 66, of Elburn, passed away quietly into the arms of his Savior, on Sunday, February 21, 2021, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. He was born December 21, 1954, in Lombard, IL, to proud parents, John and Jacquelyn (Zeigler) Sladek. Mark grew up in Lombard and attended local schools. He graduated from Glenbard East High School with the class of 1973, and where he distinguished himself on the grid iron as an offensive guard. Read More…

DeNelda “Nellie” Ramm

DeNelda “Nellie” Ramm, age 84, of Maple Park, IL, passed away, Tuesday, February 2, 2021, supported by the love and prayers of her family. She was born November 18, 1936, in Waukegan, IL, to loving parents, Robert and Wanda Boxley. Nellie grew up in Fox Lake, IL and attended local schools. She graduated from Grant High School with the class of 1954. Later the family moved to Elgin, IL and worked at Gromer’s Supermarket for a time. Nellie had an Read More…

ANN IRENE LAMBERT

March 3, 1934 — January 22, 2021

Ann I. Lambert, age 86, of Marengo, IL, passed quietly into the arms of her Savior, Friday, January 22, 2021. She is now reunited with the love of her life, and best dance partner, Ronald, as a celestial version of the Tennessee Waltz plays them through the gates of Heaven. She was born March 3, 1934, in St. Charles, IL, to loving parents, Jay and Barbara (Peterman) Moulding. Ann grew up in the Lily Lake area and attended local schools. Read More…

PATRICIA “Pat” HILL

Pat Hill, beloved community member of Kaneville, IL, and owner of Hill’s Country Store, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Savior, early Sunday morning, January 17, 2021. Pat fought a fierce battle with cancer that may have broken her body, but never touched her strong and determined spirit which lives on in Heaven and in the hearts of all who loved her.  She was born February 20, 1964, in Naperville, IL, to proud and loving parents, Leonard and Read More…

TRACE “Alex Reed” DAVIDSON

Trace Davidson, aka “Alex Reed”, age 22, of Cortland, passed away tragically following a workplace incident on Thursday, January 14, 2021.  Trace was born May 20, 1998, in Naperville, IL, to proud and loving parents, Christian and Sherri (Miller) Davidson. He grew up in Warrenville for a time before the family moved to Cortland, IL. There he attended local schools and graduated from DeKalb High School with the class of 2016. Before receiving his diploma, Trace made a name for Read More…

DAVID ABRAM

David John “Dave” Abram, age 74, of Elburn, passed away December 29, 2020, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family.  He was born March 2, 1946, in Hinsdale, IL, to loving parents, John and Adeline (Cole) Abram. Dave grew up in Elburn on the family farm on Beith Rd, and attended local schools. He graduated from St. Charles High School with the class of 1964, but left his mark in the Photography department of the School Year Book. Read More…

FLORENCE ROONEY

Florence Irene Rooney, age 92, of Sevierville, TN, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020.  Florence was born in Hancock, WI, on June 25, 1928 to Vernon and Cora Humphrey, the second to the youngest of eight children:  Athel, Evelyn, Ivy, Vernon, Royce, Robert, and Jerry.  Florence grew up on a farm in Coloma, WI, and carried her love for gardening with her through her entire life.   After graduating from Hancock High School, she married Arthur J. Kneip. In 1950, they Read More…

JOAN THEIS

Carolyn Joan Theis, age 82, of Maple Park, IL, passed away quietly at her home, Monday, January 4, 2021, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. She was born December 24, 1938, in Hampshire, IL, to proud and loving parents, Edward and Lorena (Seyller) Reiser. Joan grew up during the Depression in Hampshire when what little there was, was used, saved and cherished. Joan had two dresses, one for school and one for Sunday and only got one Read More…

BARBARA “Barb” GIESE

Barbara “Barb” A. Giese, age 61, of Maple Park, IL, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 9, 2021. She was born January 29, 1959, in DeKalb, IL, to loving parents, Morton and Shirley Snyder. Barb grew up in the Maple Park area and attended local schools. She graduated from Kaneland High School. She continued her education at Northern Illinois University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Science and Aurora University, where she received a degree in Nursing. She was united Read More…