obits

Dorothy E. Porter (nee Elsner)

July 20, 2016

Dorothy E. Porter (nee Elsner), age 98, passed away peacefully at home on July 18, 2016.   Dorothy, a lifelong resident of Frankfort, was born and raised on Elsner farm. She lived there until she married Robert Porter, where she then spent...

Roger Marshall Koenig

July 17, 2016


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Roger Marshall Koenig, 81, of Frankfort. Beloved husband of Kathryn "Katy" nee Krik. Devoted father of Kathryn Pearce (Rob) and Karisa Koenig (Mazi Fayazfar). Cherished papa of Montgomery and Zara Pearce and Kateleya Koenig. Dear brother-in-law of Ma...

Dana C. Ruff

July 15, 2016

Frankfort School District 157 officials are mourning the loss of a beloved music teacher. School officials announced the death of Dana Ruff, who passed away on Wednesday. Ruff was a key to starting the band program at Hickory Creek Middle School. ...

Virginia L. Henry (nee) Virgilio

July 1, 2016

Virginia L. Henry “Candy”   To say she will be forever missed by her small and tight knit family is an understatement...she is loved and adored by her two nieces and a nephew who were blessed to have her as not only their aunt, but the...

Ruth A. Myers (nee Whiteley)

June 21, 2016

Ruth A. Myers (nee Whiteley) age 91, a 10 year resident of Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2016 at Joliet Area Community Hospice. Proceeded in death by her sons; Tommy Myers (1999) and Danny Colburn (2006), son in law Rusty Meyer...

Loretta R. Yunker (nee McMahon)

June 20, 2016

Loretta R. "Sis" Yunker (nee McMahon) Age 85 of Frankfort, passed away peacefully on June 15th, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Van Yunker; loving mother of Butch (Joyce) Yunker, Lorelei (Raymond) Okonski, Susan (Dennis) Furuya, Shirley (Gary) Adams, ...

William Anthony Rogers

June 10, 2016

William Anthony Rogers, age 73 late of Mokena, IL passed away June 6, 2016. Survived by his loving wife of 52 years, JoAnn (nee Ficaro), daughter Debbie Shea, son Bill Rogers Jr.; grandsons, Bill Rogers III, Patrick Shea, Tommy Shea and Connor She...

Kip Alden Bucek

April 20, 2016

Kip Alden Bucek, age 60 late of Lockport, IL, passed away April 17, 2016. Preceded in death by his parents Roy A. Bucek and Mayme E. (Pauley) Bucek, as well as his brother Paul Elliot (Debra) Bucek. Survived by his daughter Kelly Anne Bucek, siste...

Helen B Gasik

April 20, 2016

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Mark Louis Laurie

April 18, 2016

Mark Louis Laurie, age 63 late of Frankfort, IL, passed away April 14, 2016. Survived by his brother Anthony “Tony” Laurie, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  Mark is also survived by many friends from Trinity Services, Lincolnway Special R...

Maria E Hascek (nee) Borason

April 6, 2016

Maria E. Hascek (nee Borason) age 74, late of Frankfort, IL passed away peacefully in her home on April 1, 2016. Survived by her loving husband Robert, daughter Annalisa Hascek (Joe Lloyd), son Glenn (Michelle) Hascek, and grandchildren Samantha, ...

Jean A. Ruge (nee) Osting

April 5, 2016

Jean A. Ruge (nee Osting) age 69 late of Frankfort, IL passed away peacefully at home on March 30, 2016. Preceded in death by her parents Ruth & Howard Osting, and her brother Don (Kitty) Osting. Survived by her loving husband Ron; daughters D...

Michael James Beasley

March 26, 2016


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Michael James Beasley, age 61, of Hammond, IN passed away February 26, 2016. Survived by his son Steven Clancy, sister Sharon McCoy, brother Russell Beasley and 3 grandchildren. Interment at a later date.  For Funeral information 815-469-2144 ...

Ramon Walter Rivera

March 14, 2016

Ramon Walter Rivera, age 32 late of Crete, IL passed away March 8, 2016. Proceeded in death by his grandmother Bertha Rivera, grandfather Ramon Rivera, uncle Ramon Rivera and aunt Jovita Rivera Survived by his parents Joe Rivera and Gail Mednan...

Bertha G. Rivera (nee) Garza

February 26, 2016

Age 79, late of Crete, IL passed away February 22, 2016. Bertha was a homemaker all her life. Survived by her daughters, RoseMary, Bertha, Maria, Martha, Carolina & Sylvia; sons, Joseph and Arturo; grandchildren, Jack, Ramon, Jose, Kateri, Lup...

Bernard J. Pustz

February 16, 2016


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Bernard “Bernie” J. Pustz, age 91 late of Palos Heights, IL passed away peacefully on February 11, 2016. Survived by his sons James (Anna) & Charles (Kathleen); sisters Josephine Pustz & Beverly (Lou) Gasper; brothers Donald (Linda) Pu...

Noreen M. Forrest

January 23, 2016

Noreen M. Forrest, age 44 late of Muskego, WI passed away January 15, 2016. Survived by her loving sisters; Nannette Forrest, Christina Smith, Rita Forrest & Rosanne Forrest; brother, Vincent Forrest; niece Serena Twombly, and nephews Daniel &...

John L. Treadway

January 16, 2016

John L. “Jack” Treadway, age 78, of Frankfort, IL passed away January 10, 2016. Jack was an avid horseman, he was one tough Cowboy! Beloved by all of his family and friends, Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Hayes Moody Treadway &a...

Charles "Charlie" James Hollstein

January 11, 2016

Charles “Charlie” James Hollstein, age 38, late of Zion, IL, passed away January 6, 2016. Survived by his father Carl. Preceded in death by his mother Karen Hollstein (nee Petersen) Visitation will be held on Monday,  January 11, 2016 from...

Mildred E. Phillips (nee) Andersen

December 31, 2015

Mildred E. Phillips (nee Andersen) age 87, of Elizabeth, IL, passed away December 26, 2015. Survived by daughters, Patricia (Jim) Hofmann, Donna (Art) Marcotte and Debbie (Joe) Leib; sons, David Jr. (Terry) Phillips, Dan (Cindy) Phillips and Ron (...

Lucille L. Batson (nee) Topp

December 18, 2015

Lucille L. Batson (nee Topp) 93, formerly of Frankfort, IL, died on Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Sunny Hill Nursing Home in Joliet, IL. Lucille Lydia Topp was born to John F. and Catherine (Heisner) Topp on January 26, 1922, in Spencer, IL.  S...

Leila F. Clontz (nee) Butler

December 17, 2015

Leila F. Clontz (nee Butler) age 85 late of Bourbonnais, IL, passed away December 12, 2015. Survived by her loving children Ronald (Susie) Clontz of San Antonio, Texas; Debrah (Dan) Hawtree of  Frankfort, IL; Joy Danis of Aurora, Colorado; Timoth...

Dorothy Jean Lombardo (nee) Penn

December 1, 2015

Dorothy Jean Lombardo (nee Penn) age 91, formerly of Frankfort, IL peacefully passed away on November 14, 2015. Loving mother of Penny (Thomas) Wappel and Thomas (Pam) Lombardo. Dorothy is also survived by her grandchildren, Julie (Craig) Weber, J...

Helen B. Ahlert (nee) Allerberger

November 29, 2015

Helen B. Ahlert (nee Allerberger) age 79 late of Orland Park, IL passed away November 18, 2015. Survived by her loving husband Henry, daughter Susan (Ferenc) Szepfalusy, son Mike Ahlert (Debbie), sister Trudi Dreher; grandchildren Michael (Cassidy...