obits

Louis John Katula

October 11, 2016

Louis John Katula, age 77 late of Mokena, IL, dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away peacefully on September 29, 2016. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melissa (the late John) Avants; brothers, Arthur (Jean) and Ro...

Wilbur Hossbach

October 4, 2016

Wilbur Herbert Fredrick Hossbach (Willy) age 90, of Frankfort, born to Henry and Viola Hossbach of Frankfort on December 8, 1925 and passed away peacefully on September 23, 2016. He married Lois (Cooper) in 1947 and they moved to the family farm i...

June W. Kardeke Robson

October 1, 2016

June W. Kardeke (nee Robson) age 91 late of Palos Heights, IL. formerly of  Frankfort, IL., passed away suddenly on September 13, 2016. Preceded in death by her husband Leo J. Kardeke, grandsons, Matthew Williams & James R. Kardeke Jr, and so...

Ruth Schram Nieland

September 26, 2016

Ruth Schram (nee Nieland) age 100 late of Frankfort, IL passed away peacefully at Lemont Nursing Home on September 22, 2016. Preceded in death by her husband Burnett (1994); sons, Alan & Arlan; sister, Mae Hartung; brother, Ralph Nieland, and ...

Alice Jane Radtke Fritz

September 20, 2016

Alice Jane Radtke (nee Fritz) age 85, of Syracuse, Ind., previously of Frankfort, IL passed away peacefully at Visiting Nurse Hospice on September 15, 2016. Preceded in death by her husband Clarence, daughter Susan Radtke and brother Robert Fritz....

Allen R. Seemann

August 26, 2016

Allen R. Seemann, age 68 late of Peotone, IL formerly of Frankfort, IL,  passed away peacefully with his family and friends at his side on August 22, 2016. Proceeded in death by his parents. Survived by his sons, Devon (Leslie) & Benjamin See...

Frank Saletta

August 13, 2016


Veteran
Frank Saletta, 80, late of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, formerly of Frankfort, IL, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016.   Frank lived a full life filled with laughter and great love of family and friends. He left a lasting impression on all of...

Philip J. Ortegel

August 1, 2016


Veteran
Philip J. Ortegel Sr., age 82, late of Greenwood, IN, formerly of Frankfort & Tinley Park, IL, passed away July 27, 2016.  Philip was a veteran of the US Army National Guard (Korean War), as well as a Teamster Member, who retired after 35 plus y...

Marcella Esther (nee Fromfeld) Golds

July 29, 2016

Marcella Esther Golds (nee Fromfeld) age 89, late of Frankfort, IL passed away peacefully at her home on July 23, 2016. Preceded in death by her husband John (2003), son Warren, and brothers Paul & Dennis. Survived by daughter Shirley (R...

Assunta Maria Prather (nee Rescigno)

July 22, 2016

  Assunta Rescingo Prather March 10, 1924 - July 20, 2016       Assunta Rescigno was born on March 10, 1924, in Naples, Italy, to parents Salvatore and Filomena Esposito Rescigno. She was one of 8 children includ...

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


Veteran
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


Veteran
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...