Meagan Seals

Meagan Seals of Elburn, IL, was born on November 10th, 2009 and lived against all odds, changing the lives of all who knew her. The odds of her living past one week were slim to none, but her spirit beat them by living ten years, or 563 more weeks, before being released as an angel to Heaven on September 13, 2020. Free from her earthly chains, Meagan’s soul can now experience all the joys that were not possible during her Read More…

Frances Mary Sauber

Frances Mary Sauber, age 95, formerly of St. Charles and Kaneville, IL, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 lovingly surrounded by her family. She was born on June 7, 1924 in Chicago, IL, to Jack and Anna (Butler) Carroll. Fran grew up in Chicago in the Eberhart neighborhood and graduated from Mercy High School..  She was united in marriage to Joseph Sauber of Virgil, IL in 1946. They made their first home in Batavia, IL, but soon moved Read More…

Edward Richard Swiderski II

Edward Richard Swiderski II, of Elburn, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020, into the arms of his Savior following a battle with liver disease. His body may have broken, but his spirit stayed strong and was lifted up by the love and prayers of his family until he was freed from his afflictions.   Ed was born August 13, 1965, in Chicago, IL, to proud and loving parents, Edward Sr. and Janice (Janicke) Swiderski. Ed grew up in Park Ridge, Read More…

Bart D. Semeraro

Bart D. Semeraro, age 96, of Big Rock, quietly passed into Heaven, buoyed by the love and prayers of his family, September 11, 2020. He was born June 22, 1924, in Patterson, NJ, to proud and loving parents, Louis and Beatrice (Francese) Semeraro. Bart grew up in Patterson and attended local schools. He graduated from Patterson High School despite occasional escapes to the nearby creek with his best friend. Afterwards they treated themselves to mince meat pies but never regret. Read More…

Charles Roland “Charlie” Capes

Charles Roland “Charlie” Capes, age 86, passed quietly into the arms of his Savior, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, Sunday, September 6, 2020. He was born September 1, 1934, on the Beith Road family farm in Virgil, IL, to proud and loving parents, Sterling and Lucile (Meredith) Capes. Charlie attended local schools and though he received his diploma, graduating from Elburn High School in 1952, he also was in possession of another degree thanks to his Read More…

Gerald “Jerry” Theisen

Gerald “Jerry” Theisen, age 79, of North Aurora, formerly of Virgil, passed away peacefully at his home, Monday, September 8, 2020. He was born November 24, 1940 in Aurora IL, to loving parents, Harry and Marie (Bohr) Theisen. Jerry grew up in Aurora and attended St. Therese Catholic School. He graduated as a Captain from Marmion Military Academy with the class 1958. Before receiving his diploma, Jerry made a name for himself on the hardwood as a guard, and was Read More…

Pauline “Polly” Faber

Pauline “Polly” Faber, age 94, of Maple Park, passed away quietly into the arms of her Savior on Sunday, August 23, 2020 She was born September 15, 1925, in Spencer, Iowa, as one of eleven children to Ila May and David Huston Pottenger.   They named her Lula Pauline, but it would not stay that way for long. The family moved to Sycamore, IL shortly after her birth.   Little Lula Pauline would often tag along with her older brothers Read More…

Wayne Kedzie

Wayne Henry Kedzie affectionately known as Uncle Wayne, age 73, of Crane, MO, formerly of St. Charles and Elburn, passed away unexpectedly on August 27, 2020, but now soars through the Heavens to the celestial sounds of his beloved ancestral bagpipes. He was born in Chicago, IL on January 13th, 1947 to proud and loving parents, Francis and Helen (Palmert) Kedzie. Wayne grew up in the Mayfair Park neighborhood where he made lifelong friendships. Upon graduation of high school he Read More…

Kathleen “Kathy” Papnick

Kathleen “Kathy” J. Papnick, age 65, of South Elgin, formerly of Elgin, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Saturday, August 22, 2020. She was born May 3, 1955, in Marion, OH, to loving parents, William “Bill” and Barbara (Sayer) Monroe.  Kathy grew up in Marion, but her formative years were spent with her mom and step-dad in Glendale Heights, IL. She graduated from Glenbard North with the class of 1973. Before receiving her diploma, Read More…

Marilyn Mathias

Marilyn Kay Mathias, age 70, of Saint Charles, IL, passed on peacefully surrounded by her family, on August 29, 2020 at the Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care facility in Naperville, IL. Her 14 month long battle with ovarian cancer was finally lost.  Marilyn was born on March 27, 1950 to Mabel and John F. Lamp in Cedar Rapids, IA. She grew up in Tipton, IA and graduated from the Tipton High School in 1968. She married Larry Mathias on December Read More…