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Eugene Kinney

Eugene -Kinney

Date Of Birth

Jul-30-1926

Date of Death

Feb-23-2017

City

Sugar Grove

State

IL

Country

USA

Eugene “Kahl” Kinney, age 90 of Sugar Grove left our world on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Kahl was born into this world on Friday, July 30, 1926 in Aurora the son of Eugene and Mary (Kahl) Kinney. He leaves behind his loving wife; Lorraine, two sons; David Kahl (Brenda) Kinney, Sr., Daniel Edward (Wendy) Kinney, six grandchildren; David K. Kinney, Jr., John E. Kinney, Susan A. Kinney, Timothy E. (Jennifer) Kinney, Matthew E. (Amanda) Kinney and Laura (Brian) Roach, six great grandchildren; Gabrielle Bogolin, Grayson Kinney, Ava Kinney, Kate Kinney, Theodore Kinney and Allie Roach, two brothers; Russell (Betty) Kinney, Rich Kinney He now joins his parents and one sister-in-law; Esther. A visitation will be Friday, March 3, 2017 from 4:00-7:00pm at the Conley Funeral Home in Elburn. A prayer service to celebrate Kahl’s life will follow at 7:00pm with Reverend Christopher DiTomo of St. Gall Catholic Church officiating. Burial wil...

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Lillian Stan

Lillian-Stan

Date Of Birth

Sep-11-1921

Date of Death

Feb-22-2017

City

Sycamore

State

IL

Country

USA

Lillian “Bubbles” Mary Stan (nee Wojciechowski), age 95 went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 surrounded by her family at Heritage Heath Nursing Home in Elgin. She was born into this world on Wednesday, September 11, 1921 in Chicago. Lillian was the beautiful daughter of Theodore F. and Caroline (Tokarski) Wojciechowski. She grew up in the Avondale neighborhood in Chicago with her loving parents and brother Roman. Lillian enjoyed working for her parents’ at the Avondale Sausage Shop. The Wojciechowski’s were pillars in their community and were well known by many. Lillian had the honor of dancing with a Polish group in an event at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair. Despite losing her brother, Roman, at the age of 18 from spinal meningitis, which was hard on her, Lillian always had a smile on her face and had a bubbly personality. This is why she was given the nickname “Bubbles” in school. At the age of 18 Lillian received her driver’s license. ...

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Pearle Murphy

Pearle -Murphy

Date Of Birth

Jan-19-1931

Date of Death

Feb-18-2017

City

Aurora

State

IL

Country

USA

Pearle V. Murphy, age 86 of Aurora formally of Sycamore left this world peacefully on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Symphony of Orchard Valley Nursing Home in Aurora. Pearle was born into our world on Sunday, January 3, 1931 in Muskegon, MI to Wesley and Pearle (McCutchin) McMillan. Growing up with her parent’s names starting with the letter “M” Pearle and her three sisters enjoyed calling themselves the “M&M” sisters. Pearle grew up on Elm Street in Sycamore and had the honor of graduating from Sycamore High School. Pearle met her first husband James Jacobus in 1949. The young couple had 3 children together but later slipped farther apart from each other and later divorced. While working at Anaconda Wire and Cable Company Pearle’s eye caught a man by the name of James E. Murphy, Jr. The two fell for one another and were married on April 3, 1965 in Sycamore. Feeling called to the job force Pearle started working at Anaconda Wire and Cable Company in Sycamo...

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Brian Clauss

Brian-Clauss

Date Of Birth

Oct-11-1957

Date of Death

Feb-13-2017

City

Elgin

State



Country

USA

Brian Clauss, age 59, of Elgin, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 13, 2017. He was born October 11, 1957, the son of Walter and Judith (Loshbough) Clauss. Brian grew up in Itasca, IL, and attended local schools. He graduated from Lake Park High School in Roselle, IL. Before accepting his diploma, he proved himself as a first class grappler on the high school wrestling team. Following graduation he attended Michigan State University before coming back home to become a volunteer fireman for the Itasca Fire Department. During that time, he began working Clauss Brothers Landscaping Contractors. Brian found he had quite the green thumb and enjoyed wearing many hats, including Plantsman. He was “foreman” of a small crew, and together they were responsible for transforming basic or neglected areas into picture perfect vistas including Humboldt Park and Cabrini Green. During the latter project, Brian brought extra flowers to give to all the local children, giving th...

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Janice Anderson

Janice -Anderson

Date Of Birth

Oct-19-1950

Date of Death

Feb-13-2017

City

Sycamore, Formerly of Somonauk

State

IL

Country

USA

Janice Anderson, age 66, of Sycamore, IL, passed away quietly into the arms of her Savior, Monday, February 13, 2017. She was born October 19, 1950, in DeKalb, IL, the daughter of Robert and Donna (Sanderson) Guehler. Janice grew up in Somonauk and attended local schools. She graduated from Somonauk High School with the class of 1968. Janice continued her education at Waubonsee Community College and graduated with an Associates Degree in Home Economics. Janice was united in marriage to Dan Anderson in 1970. They were blessed with a daughter Julie who made their family completed. Janice and Dan eventually went their separate ways, Janice continued to live in Sycamore. She worked at DeKalb Ag for many years until she obtained her real estate license and worked in residential real estate in the DeKalb area. After helping to make new homeowners dreams come true, Janice started working at J.C. Penny were she helped to put on fashion shows, dressed the models and also narrated. She...

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Travis Meyer

Travis -Meyer

Date Of Birth

Apr-18-1999

Date of Death

Feb-11-2017

City

Maple Park

State

IL

Country

USA

Travis “Trav” Meyer, age 17, of Maple Park, passed away suddenly in his sleep, Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was born April 18, 1999, in Aurora, IL, the son of Brent and Lisa (Rumsey) Meyer. Trav grew up in Maple Park and attended Blackberry Elementary School After breezing through Harter Middle School, graduation from Kaneland High School was in his sights. He was due to receive his diploma in June. As a young boy, Trav loved to play baseball, but as the season changed he swapped his mitt for a helmet when football came calling. And just in case that wasn’t enough, Trav also wrestled for a time. Trav was sweet and gentle boy with a heart of gold who’d help anyone in need. Where other kids his age would push away the younger ones, Trav was first in line to wrestle and mess around, often becoming a magnet at family events. Trav attracted four legged friends as well. He always had a special place in his heart for animals. After school and on weekends, Trav made ...

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Dorrance George

Dorrance -George

Date Of Birth

Jan-22-1933

Date of Death

Feb-04-2017

City

Elgin

State

IL

Country

USA

Dorrance “Dorry” George, age 84, of Elgin, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017, following heart complications, at Presence St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin. He was born January 22, 1933, in DeKalb, IL, the son of Edward and Helen (Nygaard) George. Dorry grew up in Sycamore, IL and attended local schools. He graduated as a salutatorian from Sycamore High School with the class of 1951. Shortly after graduation, Dorry was drafted into the United States Army and served his country proudly during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge, Dorry returned to civilian life and settled down in his home town of Sycamore, IL. Dorry was lucky in love more than once, but it was his marriage to Charlotte Johnson in 1970 that he was blessed with a daughter, Sarah, in 1974. Dorry and Charlotte eventually went their separate ways with Dorry moving to Elgin where he would live in several different locations, making memories at each stop on the way. Dorry had a hand in many diffe...

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Rosemary Sheehan

Rosemary-Sheehan

Date Of Birth

Aug-22-1930

Date of Death

Feb-02-2017

City

St. Charles

State

IL

Country

USA

Rosemary Sheehan (nee: George), age 86, of St. Charles, formerly of Oak Park, died peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Presence Pine View Care Center in St. Charles, IL. She was born in Beloit, WI, in 1930, the daughter of John B. and Rose (Sullivan) George. Rosemary graduated from Brother Dutton School in Beloit and St. Mary Spring’s Acadamy in Fond du Lac, WI. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee. Rosemary was a registered dietitian, who retired from a career at Hines VA Medical Center in Illinois. She lived in Oak Park, IL prior to her current home at Presence Pine View Care Center in St. Charles. She leaves behind her only child; Joseph (Kathryn) Sheehan, three grandchildren; Natalie, Sara and Audrey, one sister; Sara (Robert) Crave and many nieces and nephews. Rosemary now joins her parents and brothers; John “Ben,” William and Richard George. A gathering will be from 9:30-10:15am, Tuesday, February 7, 20...

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Karen Sivert

Karen-Sivert

Date Of Birth

Jun-29-1941

Date of Death

Feb-02-2017

City

Elburn

State

IL

Country

USA

Karen A. Sivert, age 75, of Elburn, IL, passed away surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Thursday, February 2, 2017 following a long battle with dementia. She was born July, 29, 1941 to the proud parents, Earl Sr. and Ella (Jones) Wilkison. Karen grew up in Elburn and attended local schools. She graduated as a member of the first class to come out of Kaneland High School in 1959. Karen continued her education at Northern Illinois University where she graduated with a B.S. and a Master’s Degree, both in education. Karen’s future came together on a blind date with Robert “Buck” Sivert, who worked for her father. Fate continued to bless their love and they were united in marriage on August 10, 1968 at the Elburn Community Congregational Church. They began their new life together in Kaneville for a time before moving to Feldott Farm in Batavia until they settled in Elburn in 1973. They were blessed with three children, Brenda, Cindi, and Daniel made the f...

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Karen Sivert

Karen -Sivert

Date Of Birth

Jul-29-1941

Date of Death

Feb-02-2017

City

Elburn

State

IL

Country

USA

Karen A. Sivert, age 75, of Elburn, IL, passed away surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Thursday, February 2, 2017 following a long battle with dementia. She was born July, 29, 1941 to the proud parents, Earl Sr. and Ella (Jones) Wilkison. Karen grew up in Elburn and attended local schools. She graduated as a member of the first class to come out of Kaneland High School in 1959. Karen continued her education at Northern Illinois University where she graduated with a B.S. and a Master’s Degree, both in education. Karen’s future came together on a blind date with Robert “Buck” Sivert, who worked for her father. Fate continued to bless their love and they were united in marriage on August 10, 1968 at the Elburn Community Congregational Church. They began their new life together in Kaneville for a time before moving to Feldott Farm in Batavia until they settled in Elburn in 1973. They were blessed with three children, Brenda, Cindi, and Daniel made the family co...

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