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Larry Cornell

Larry -Cornell

Date Of Birth

Mar-29-1939

Date of Death

May-22-2018

City

Elburn

State

IL

Country

USA

Larry Cornell, age 79, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and support of his family, in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Delnor Hospital, Geneva, IL. He was born March 29, 1939, in Bertha, MN, to proud parents, Alvah and Esther (Nelson) Cornell. Larry grew up in Bertha, MN and attended the local school. Along the way, he delivered newspapers for the Minneapolis Star Newspaper for many years and hocked pop at the local high school games, but all the money went into savings. His parents owned a local grocery store, so Larry also spent time making deliveries and announcing new deals and produce for the Sunshine Grocery. He graduated from Bertha-Hewitt High School with the class of 1957. The bonds he made during this time would last a lifetime. Even into his last days, he kept in touch with many of classmates. He also made his presence known in the band, playing the French Horn and also sang in the choir. Larry took all the money he saved an...

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Pauline Peterson

Pauline-

Date Of Birth

Jun-27-1925

Date of Death

May-08-2018

City

Geneva

State

IL

Country

USA

Pauline Peterson, age 92, of Geneva, passed away in the evening hours of May 8, 2018, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. Pauline was born on June 27, 1925, to proud parents Victor and Myrtle (Johnson) Flint. In 1936, Pauline and her family moved to Geneva, IL to live on a farm. Pauline attended Geneva schools and graduated from Geneva High School in 1942 as Valedictorian. She was a very good typist and was swift with shorthand while at school. Upon graduation, Pauline went to work at the First National Bank of Geneva where she trained the future Vice President of the bank. One of Pauline’s favorite things to do in the evening was to go dancing. She would go out on the floor and dance endlessly. One evening, as fate would have it, she caught the eye of Einar W. Peterson. It was love at first sight, but the dance and the courtship had to be postponed while Einar served in the U.S. Navy. Upon his return, Einar called Pauline to say, “I’m back”; and they were united...

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Regan Henderson

Regan-

Date Of Birth

Nov-03-1951

Date of Death

May-05-2018

City

Elburn

State

IL

Country

USA

Regan Henderson, age 66, of Elburn, IL, passed away in the morning hours of May 5, 2018, in the loving home of his family in Elburn. Regan was born on November 3, 1951, to proud parents Claude and Doris (Rhodes) Henderson. He attended Elburn Elementary School and graduated from Kaneland High School in the class of 1969. He played drums in the school band beginning in elementary school, and continued all the way through high school. Regan also played on local baseball teams and was very proud of his pitching abilities. He was an avid Boy Scout, as well. As a teenager, Regan applied his ability and love for playing the drums, playing in two local bands, Denver Green and Mercy Steele. During the times he was playing with various bands, he made many long lasting friendships. After moving out of Illinois, Regan also continued to play his drums and play in bands. Playing his drums was a lifelong passion and joy for Regan. Regan was married to Sharol Witt and blessed with their son, Brian. Be...

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Jean Hedmark

Jean -Hedmark

Date Of Birth

Jan-30-1964

Date of Death

Apr-22-2018

City

Batavia

State

IL

Country

USA

Jean E. Hedmark, age 54, of Batavia, passed away into the gentle arms of her Savior, Sunday, April 22, 2018. She was born January 30, 1964, in Geneva, IL, to proud parents, Fred and Bobbie Jean (Phillips) Hedmark. Their only child and “miracle baby,” she came into this world in the autumn of Fred and Bobbie’s life and was dearly cherished. Fred and Bobbie’s joy at the birth of their daughter was shared by an extended family that included close friends Alberta Grace (“Bert”) and Rae Wheeler (“Nida”). Rarely was there an important time in Jean’s life when Bert and Nida were not present. Jean grew up in Batavia and attended local schools, including the beautiful historic Louise White School. She graduated from Batavia High School in 1982. She had a large circle of friends, was an honor student, and played flute in the marching band. Jean earned her undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University and went on to complete a Masters in Speech and Language Pat...

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Bill Brennan

Bill-Brennan

Date Of Birth

Mar-01-1930

Date of Death

Apr-21-2018

City

Maple Park

State

IL

Country

USA

William “Bill” J. Brennan, age 88, of Maple Park, IL passed away on April 21, 2018, with the love and prayers of his family. He is now in the arms of his Savior and awaits the resurrection.Bill was born in Rochelle, IL, on March 1, 1930 to proud parents John and Helen Brennan. Bill grew up in Rochelle and attended local schools. Since he was the height of a grasshopper, Bill had a love for golf like no other. He came from a family of golfers and continued the proud tradition. During high school, Bill became a Pro at the Rockford Country Club, but got his nickname, “Spit-Ball”, from his play on the baseball diamond. Following graduation, Bill attended Arizona State for a short time but his love of golf called him back to Rochelle. The first meeting between Clara Francis Keenan and Bill, came not from chance, but a stroke of fate, along with a little help from Fran’s aunt. It was love at first sight for Bill, and although it may have been the same for her, Fran played “hard...

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Mindy Nelson

Mindy-Nelson

Date Of Birth

Apr-05-1957

Date of Death

Apr-14-2018

City

St. Charles

State

IL

Country

USA

Melinda “Mindy” Nelson, age 61 of St. Charles, formerly of Elburn, passed away at home, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Saturday, April 14, 2018. She was born April 5, 1957, in Aurora, IL, to proud parents, Ancil and Vivian (Spurgin) Benge. Mindy grew up in Elburn and attended Kaneland Schools. She was blessed with a son early in life and welcomed home Joshua Benge in 1974. Later she would complete her education and attend the Copley School of Nursing. Her family grew to include Stormy and Lindsey made the family complete 1987. Mindy and Victor Nelson were united in marriage on January 25, 1985 in the midst of a snow storm. It had snowed so bad, it took a loader to clear a path to even get out of the driveway, but nothing was going to get in the way of their new beginning. They made their home on Pouley Rd. for a time before moving to St. Charles. Eventually the whole family settled in Elburn in 1990 to help take care of her parents. Other stops included West...

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Theresa Maroscia

Theresa-Maroscia

Date Of Birth

Jan-24-1923

Date of Death

Apr-13-2018

City

Sycamore

State

IL

Country

USA

Theresa Maroscia, age 95, of Sycamore, IL, passed away surrounded by the love of her family on Friday, April 13, 2018. Theresa was born in Altoona, PA, on January 24, 1923 to proud parents, Camillo and Angela Maria Maroscia. Theresa spent some of her childhood in Altoona until the family moved to Cicero, IL, where she lived until the early 1960’s; they then moved to Hinsdale. Even at an early age, Theresa was always the caregiver of the family. She never left her family’s side. She took care of everything and never complained. There was never a negative word to come out of Theresa’s mouth. She was the sweetest, most wonderful person. While living with her family, she balanced a full time job at the First National Bank of Chicago. Theresa and her sister would take the train into Chicago daily for work and the moment she returned it was back to her second job, taking care of her family. She loved getting together with a group of close friends from the Bank for their “quarterly...

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Joyce Vogt

Joyce -Vogt

Date Of Birth

Apr-03-1926

Date of Death

Apr-13-2018

City

Geneva

State

IL

Country

USA

Joyce Helen Vogt, age 92, of Geneva, passed away surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on Friday, April 13, 2018. Joyce was born in Elkhorn, WI, on April 3, 1926, to proud parents Joseph and Helen Barrett. At an early age, Joyce and her parents moved to Woodstock, IL, where she grew up. She would often be found in the garden or reading a good book. Joyce attended local schools in Woodstock until graduating from the high school in 1944. After high school, she attended Beloit College in Wisconsin where she studied psychology and later graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree. After college she found her way to Geneva, IL. During an outing with some of her friends, Joyce was introduced to Arthur “Bob” Vogt. After meeting Bob, Joyce knew she was going to marry him. Following a whirlwind courtship, Joyce and Bob were joined in marriage in 1956. Joyce got the package deal, a wonderful husband and was blessed with two daughters, Mary and Sally. Initially, Joyce wa...

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Harriet Strom

Harriet -Strom

Date Of Birth

Nov-24-1924

Date of Death

Apr-09-2018

City

St. Charles

State

IL

Country

USA

Harriet Strom, age 93, of St. Charles, died on April 9, 2018. Harriet was born on November 17, 1924, to William and Maria Masley. She grew up on a farm in Downers Grove, where she lived until she was 10 years old and attended a one-room school for grades 1-8. Harriet and her family then moved to a farm on Kaneville Road in Geneva, where she once again went to a one-room school, this time on Peck Road. Harriet attended Geneva High School, where she worked on the school newspaper and was a cheerleader. Upon graduation in 1942, Harriet worked in an insurance office and had dreams of attending college. After four years, she left her job and moved to Champaign to attend the University of Illinois. Shortly thereafter Harriet met her future husband-to-be, Harold Strom. Harold told Harriet he did not want to wait four years to get married, so Harriet did not return for her sophomore year. Harriet was not about to be a “farmer’s wife,” so she convinced Harold to become a feed salesman ...

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Jack Treadman

Jack-Treadman

Date Of Birth

May-06-1922

Date of Death

Apr-05-2018

City

Batavia

State

IL

Country

USA

Jack Treadman, age 95, of Batavia, formerly of Naples, FL, passed away quietly into the arms of his Savior, the morning of Thursday, April 5, 2018. He was born May 6, 1922, in Joliet, IL, to proud parents, Earl E. and Anna C. (Anselmo) Treadman. Jack grew up in Joliet and attended local schools. He continued his education at Joliet Junior College before transferring to University of Illinois, Champaign, IL. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1944. Shortly after graduation, Jack, as a member of the R.O.T.C. program, answered the call of his country, and proudly served in the U.S. Navy as a daring and vaunted pilot during WWII, watching for German submarines in the Gulf of Mexico. After his honorable discharge and return to civilian life in 1946, Jack met the sunshine of his life on a blind date. A graduate of Silver Cross Nursing School, Holly Hollenberg knew the wonders of the human heart, and she quickly found that Jack’s beat only for her. Th...

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