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…

Betty Lou Kaminski

May 10,1926 — May 24,2020

Betty Lou Kaminski, age 94, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the Arden Courts Memory Care facility, and is now reunited with her husband Frank. She was born May 10, 1926, in Imperial, NE, to proud parents, Lester and Mary (Smith) Peyton. Betty Lou grew up near the Colorado border, but after the passing of her mother, the family moved to Iowa for a time before settling in Naperville, IL, where she attended local schools. Betty Lou Read More…

Allen Janito

Oct 06,1947 — May 23,2020

Allen Janito, age 72, of McHenry, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away into the arms of his Savior, Saturday, May 23, 2020. He was born October 6, 1947, in Chicago, IL, to proud parents, Alex and Helen Janito. Allen proudly served his community in Chicago as a police officer for 30 years, but also served with distinction alongside his brothers in arms in the Army during the Vietnam War, where he received a Purple Heart. He is survived by his Read More…

Lorraine Einwich

Apr 02,1930 — May 22,2020

Lorraine Cecilia Martin Einwich, age 90, of Wasco, IL passed away on May 22nd, 2020. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 2, 1930 to proud parents Margaret and Walter Martin. On October 7, 1950 Lorraine married her Navy Sailor and love of her life, George Einwich. They were married 34 years before he passed away in 1984. Lorraine and George were very involved in the Elks Club in Elgin, Illinois where she served as President of the Lady Read More…

FRANK MIDDLETON

Jan 04,1936 — May 12,2020

Frank Middleton, of Maple Park, passed away unexpectedly in his beloved family home on May 12, 2020 at the age of 84. Frank was born on January 4, 1936 in Sycamore, IL, to proud parents, John and Iva Middleton. Frank grew up on the family farm and attended a local rural school which housed eight grades in one room, just south of Burlington, IL. He graduated Sycamore High School and attended Northern Illinois University. Frank answered the call of his Read More…