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Lorraine Stark
BRACEVILLE-Lorraine Isabelle Stark (nee Jewett), 80, of Braceville, IL, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at her home. Born May 29, 1934 in Braceville, IL, she was the daughter of Joseph and Virginia (nee Feltenz) Jewett.
Margaret Dvorak
ESSEX-Margaret Dvorak (nee Cacello), 93, of Essex, IL, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at her home. Born Jan. 4, 1921 in South Wilmington, IL, she was the daughter of Peter and Jennie (nee Cornale) Cacello.
Gary R. Smith
WATERTOWN, WI-Gary Robert Smith, 70, of Watertown, WI passed away Sept. 10, 2014 in Vigo, Spain while on a trip with his wife, Jan. He was born to Kenneth and Isa (Treichel) Smith on Nov. 4, 1943 in Omaha, NE.
Brent C. Davies
LASALLE-Brent C. Davies, 61, and a resident of Horizon House of LaSalle, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
Harold F. Johnson
GARDNER-Harold F. Johnson, 93, of Gardner, IL passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at his home. Born Aug. 16, 1921 in Gardner, he was the son of George and Anastatia (nee Brusnighan) Johnson.
Bill Hart Jr.
COAL CITY-Bill Hart Jr., 69, of Coal City, passed away suddenly Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Morris Hospital with family at his side, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Bobby Ray Fields
BRAIDWOOD-Bobby Ray Fields, 59, of Braidwood, IL, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at his home. Born Nov. 15, 1954 in London, KY, he was the son of Herbert and Betty (nee Westmoreland) Fields. BRAIDWOOD-Bobby Ray Fields, 59, of Braidwood, IL, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at his home. Born Nov. 15, 1954 in London, KY, he was the son of Herbert and Betty (nee Westmoreland) Fields. Bobby retired from the Operating Engineer's Union, Local #150 in Countryside, following 27 years of employment. He was previously employed at Vulcan Materials in Romeoville, IL.

Surviving are his wife, JoAnne (nee Hensley), whom he married Dec. 1, 1973 in Arthur Ridge, KY; his children: Jason (Beth) Fields of Godley, IL, Julie (Donnie) Rhodes of Gardner, IL and Jeremy Fields of Braidwood; three grandchildren: Jake Countryman Fields, Ashley Field, and Jaymen Flood; brother, Tim Fields of East Bernstadt, KY; sister, Joyce Mounce of East Bernstadt, KY and nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his son, Jody Ray Fields.

Funeral services will be at the Bowling Funeral Home, 1704 N. Main St., London, KY 40741, on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Andes Cemetery in East Bernstadt, KY.

The visitation will be Friday, Sept. 12, from 4-8 p.m. A local gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, from 2-close at the Stumble Inn in Godley, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in his name may be directed to the family.

For more information and to visit his online guestbook, please log on to or find us on Facebook at R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory.

R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.

Doris M. Moyer
AVON PARK, FL-Doris M. Moyer (nee Smith), 86, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 in Avon Park, FL. She was born March 13, 1928 in Centralia, IL to Otis and Lila (Dunn) Smith.
Larry W. Simons
MORRIS-Larry W. Simons, 74, of Morris passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at his home.
David Anderson
WILMINGTON-David Anderson, 55, and a lifetime resident of the Wilmington and Essex area, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Eddie Squellati
WILMINGTON-Eddie Squellati, 37, of Wilmington, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.
Jackie Saye
ASHEVILLE, NC-Jackie Willis (Jack) Saye, 64, Asheville, NC passed away May 31, 2014 in Charles George VAMC. Born June 7, 1949 in Albuquerque, NM, he was the son of Maynard and Helen Saye.
Evelyn M. Karr
SYMERTON-Evelyn M. Karr, 88, of Symerton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at her home.
James K. Gale
WILMINGTON-James K. Gale, 77, of Wilmington, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at his home.
Carol J. Chaney
GARDNER-Carol J. Chaney, 77, of Gardner, formerly Wilmington passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at OSF Medical Center in Peoria.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Patricia Austin
WILMINGTON-Patricia Austin, "Pat," 79, of Wilmington, IL, passed away Aug. 27, 2014 at home on her birthday with her son and daughter at her side. She had been in and out of the hospital for several weeks. Hospice became involved shortly before she died.
Theresa M. Lord
ESSEX-Theresa M. Lord (nee Randles), 47, of Essex, IL passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 peacefully at her home surrounded by family and friends. She was born April 8, 1967 in New Lenox, IL, the daughter of Phillip and Josephine (nee Mataya) Randles.
Helen I. Bass
WILMINGTON-Helen I. Bass, 88, of Wilmington, formerly of Anna, IL, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 at her daughter's home in Schaumburg, IL. She was born Dec. 29, 1925 in Anna, the daughter of Dallas and Nova Pitts West. She married Robert E. "Bob" Bass on July 7, 1948 in Piggott, AR. He preceded her in death on July 1, 1990.
James P. McNamara
OLIET-James P. McNamara, "Mac," 67, of Joliet passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.
Dennis Monson
ARIZONA-Dennis L. Monson, 61, of Goodyear, AZ, was surrounded by his family when he passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, following a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.
Marion M. Hines
WILMINGTON-Marion M. Hines, 87, of Wilmington, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at Silver Cross Medical Center in New Lenox, as the result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Wayne Sorensen
SOUTH WILMINGTON-Wayne Edward Sorensen, 93, of South Wilmington, IL, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at Morris Hospital.

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