ROBERT “BOB” STRZEPEK

Robert “Bob” E. Strzepek, age 76, of Virgil, bravely ended his fight with COPD on 4/3/21.  Bob grew up in Cicero, Illinois and moved his family to Virgil Township in the early 70’s.  Bob was often known as the Urban Cowboy by his buddies back in the city.  He had a passion for the outdoors and loved living in the country.  With the love, help and support of his wife, Ronnie, they grew their home and established Von Jager Kennel.  Read More…

PAMM FABRIZIUS

Pamm Fabrizius, age 55, of Maple Park, lost her battle with mental illness, and now lives eternally free of the chains that bound her, Monday, April 5, 2021.  She was born May 20, 1965 in St. Charles, IL, to loving parents, Joe and Carol Fabrizius. Pamm spent her life on the family farm of her youth. She graduated from Kaneland High School with the class of 1983. Before receiving her diploma, Pamm excelled at Volleyball and created a reputation that Read More…

JEROME PARISEK

Jerome “Jerry” E. Parisek, age 80, of Elburn, formerly of West Chicago, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.   He was born February 13, 1941, in Keeneyville, IL, to loving parents, Henry and Agnes Parisek. Jerry grew up in Keeneyville, IL and attended local schools. He graduated from Lake Park High School in Medinah, IL where he excelled at athletics. Jerry competed in three sports throughout the years, including wrestling, baseball and football. Jerry found the love of Read More…

DALE BYERS

Dale R. Byers, age 61, of Cortland, passed away at home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family on Friday, March 26, 2021. He was born July 10, 1959, in Chicago, IL, the son of loving parents, Howard and Jolene (McDonald) Byers. Dale grew up in Aurora and although he spent some time in Kentucky, Dale attended local Aurora schools. Dale was blessed with two daughters, Janelle and Christina, before doubling his blessing with the marriage to Sue Read More…

DAVID WALLACE

David Wallace, age 51, of Kirkland, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, March 20, 2021.   He was born May 21, 1969, in Dekalb, IL, to proud and loving parents, Larry and Brenda Wallace. Dave grew up in Kirkland and attended local schools. He graduated from Hiawatha High School with the class of 1986. Dave played sports and made a name for himself in the talent show by playing a mean air guitar. He continued his education at Kishwaukee College where he Read More…

TINLEY BOMLENY

The world lost some of its beauty and wonder when an angel returned to Heaven on March 16, 2021. Tinley Louise Bomleny was born on February 17, 2021 and fought to bring light and love into the hearts of her family, especially her loving parents, Cody and Heather Bomleny. In addition, she leaves her twin sister, Olivia. A Mass to celebrate and honor her spirit will begin at 11 a.m., Monday, March 22, 2021, at St. Mary of The Assumption Read More…

DORIS SELLS

Doris Sells, age 84, of St. Charles, passed away gently into the arms of her Lord, Monday, March 16, 2021, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. She was born January 3, 1937, in Earlville, IL, to loving parents William and Susie (Chambers) Sells, while traveling by train. That momentous stop in Earlville began Doris’ adventure that would take her everywhere but that humble hometown. Doris spent her early years in Colorado and attended local schools. She met Read More…

JIM FIDLER

James Michael Fidler, age 81, of Maple Park, IL, passed away at home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, Saturday, March 6, 2021.   He was born January 27, 1940, in DeKalb, to loving parents, Joseph and Margaret (Schomer) Fidler. Jim grew up in Virgil on the family farm and honed his work ethic at a young age. He attended local schools and graduated from Marmion Military Academy with the class of 1958 where he was the Read More…

DEBORAH J. STEIK

Deborah J. Steik, age 68, of Maple Park, formerly of Elburn, passed away quietly, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Sunday, February 28, 2021. She was born December 22, 1952, in Chicago, IL, to loving parents, Chester Stanley and Gertrude Theresa (Sobczynski) Bednarek. Deborah grew up in Chicago and attended St. Wenceslaus Elementary School. She graduated from York High School with the class of 1971. Deborah met and fell in love with Paul Steik. Their commitment Read More…

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…