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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Community Mourns Local Pastor Patrick Demerath

Community Mourns Local Pastor Patrick Demerath

Demerath, pastor of Au Sable Grove church and an active Oswego chamber member, passed away April 24.
Jeanette Behrens, 85, was a Very Active Member of Cross Lutheran Church

Jeanette Behrens, 85, was a Very Active Member of Cross Lutheran Church

Visitation will be on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
Jerry R. Johnson, 54, Worked as a School Bus Mechanic

Jerry R. Johnson, 54, Worked as a School Bus Mechanic

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 22.
Harold L. White, 82, Taught at Waubonsee Community College for Over 30 Years

Harold L. White, 82, Taught at Waubonsee Community College for Over 30 Years

Visitation and a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Catherine M. Mohseny, 54, was a Member of Calvary Church

Catherine M. Mohseny, 54, was a Member of Calvary Church

Visitation will take place Wednesday, Nov. 13
Candlelight Vigil Held for Charlie Trotter at Restaurant

Candlelight Vigil Held for Charlie Trotter at Restaurant

Friends and colleagues gathered outside Trotter's shuttered Lincoln Park restaurant to pay tribute to the visionary chef, mentor and philanthropist.
William Clarence

William Clarence "Bill" Weis, 82, Served with the Marines During the Korean Conflict

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 30.
John Michael Bradstreet, 61, Passed After a Battle with Dementia

John Michael Bradstreet, 61, Passed After a Battle with Dementia

Visitation will be on Tuesday, Oct. 22 and the funeral service will be on Oct. 23.
Diane Mayse-Blakeman, 60, Passes After Battle with Cancer

Diane Mayse-Blakeman, 60, Passes After Battle with Cancer

Memorials may be directed to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.
Donna L. Barnes, 64, was the Owner of Curves in Yorkville

Donna L. Barnes, 64, was the Owner of Curves in Yorkville

Visitation will be held for Donna Barnes will be held on Monday, Aug. 5 at 4 p.m. until the funeral service that evening at 7 p.m.
Robert L. Mayes, 80, Enjoyed Piloting and Traveling

Robert L. Mayes, 80, Enjoyed Piloting and Traveling

A visitation of friends for Bob Mayes will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 25.
John

John "Bob" Ament, 93, was Awarded Yorkville Humanitarian Award, Member of the Yorkville Chamber of commerce;

Visitation for John Ament is from 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 21 until 4 p.m. when funeral services will then be held.
Bob James Joerms, 51, Worked at Caterpillar

Bob James Joerms, 51, Worked at Caterpillar

Memorials may be directed to the American Lung Association.
Wilson Tyler Schroeder, 14, Attended Yorkville High School, Enjoyed Playing Guitar and Snowboarding

Wilson Tyler Schroeder, 14, Attended Yorkville High School, Enjoyed Playing Guitar and Snowboarding

Visitation for Wilson Schroeder will be from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, July 5 and funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 6.
Michael David Alderson, 3, Loved to Play with his Brother

Michael David Alderson, 3, Loved to Play with his Brother

A memorial service for 3-year-old Michael Alderson will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2 until the memorial service at 2 p.m.
Richard L. Carnes, 68, Served as a Sergeant in the United States Army

Richard L. Carnes, 68, Served as a Sergeant in the United States Army

A memorial for Richard Carnes will be arranged at a later date.
John J. Angelo Jr., 53, Volunteered Throughout Kendall, Enjoyed Helping Others

John J. Angelo Jr., 53, Volunteered Throughout Kendall, Enjoyed Helping Others

Vistation John Angelo Jr. will be from 3 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25.
Verlee F. Hatcher, 83, was an Election Judge for Over 30 Years

Verlee F. Hatcher, 83, was an Election Judge for Over 30 Years

Visitation for Verlee Hatcher will be on Tuesday, June 4 from from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and a funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 5 at 10 a.m.