PHYLLIS M. PIERSON

Phyllis M. Pierson, age 91, of Kaneville, IL, passed away after a lifetime of love and laughter on Monday, April 12, 2021. She was born November 27, 1929 in the home she would live in for most of her life, on the family farm in Kaneville Township, to proud and loving parents, Arthur and Lulu (Buerer) Long. Phyllis grew up in Kaneville and attended local schools. She graduated from Kaneville High School with the class of 1948. Her father’s barn Read More…

WARREN COOKE

Warren E. Cooke, age 91, of Kaneville, IL, passed away quietly into the arms of his Savior, Thursday, April 8, 2021.   He was born September 15, 1929, in Earl Township, to proud parents, Floyd and Verna (Jacobsen) Cooke. Warren spent his early years in Earl Township and later in DeKalb. Shortly after graduating high school, Warren served as an electrician in the United States Army during the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge, Warren returned to civilian life and Read More…

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…