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Robert Jump

Robert -Jump

Date Of Birth

Sep-24-1942

Date of Death

Jul-21-2017

City

Hinckley

State

IL

Country

USA

Robert “Bob” E. Jump, age 74 of Hinkley, went to be with his Lord on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Bethany Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in DeKalb. Bob was born Wednesday, September 24, 1942 in Aurora, the beautiful son of Elmer L. and Minnie I (Raney) Jump. Bob lived in Elburn until his father Elmer went to work on a farm in Big Rock. Bob and his siblings attended Big Rock schools. The Jump family then moved to North Aurora, but Bob felt the need complete his intermediate schooling in Big Rock. A year later they were on the moved again from North Aurora to Sugar Grove where he attended school. The family finally settled in Maple Park where Bob graduated from Kaneland High School. After high school Bob found his passion, ceramics. He enjoyed making lace dolls and banks. Bob took his art to the Sandwich Fair where his projects were judged. He brought home 1st and 2nd ribbons for his banks. Bob worked for Avery in Rochelle, where they made notebooks and paper produ...

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Rick Lay

Rick -Lay

Date Of Birth

Jan-03-1957

Date of Death

Jul-12-2017

City

Maple Park

State

IL

Country

USA

Rick “Cricket” Lay, age 60, passed away surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, July 12, 2017. He broke free of his battle with cancer just before the stroke of midnight, thus escaping the dreaded number 13, and the chains that bound him to his earthly body. He was born in Sandwich, IL, on January 3, 1957 to proud parents Christopher and Gloretta (Davis) Lay. Cricket grew up in Elburn and attended local schools. He graduated from Kaneland High School with the class of 1975. Cricket, never one to hold back much of anything, boldly announced to Cathy Diehl that he was going to marry her…on the second date. His proud proclamation was met with laughter, but it was Cricket who was proved right when they wed a year later on January 6th, 1979 at S.S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Virgil. They began their new life together in Elburn, later moving to Batavia and eventually to their present home in Maple Park where they celebrate 20 years of memories. Along the way...

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Adam Richard Meyer

Adam Richard-Meyer

Date Of Birth

Sep-11-1979

Date of Death

Jul-05-2017

City

Maple Park

State

IL

Country

USA

Adam Richard Meyer, age 37, of Maple Park, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, following a brief but fierce illness that tragically took his life. His spirit lives on for all others to cherish until they meet again. He was born September 11, 1979, in Elmhurst, IL, the son of proud parents, Thomas and Deborah (Whitehead) Meyer. Adam grew up in Lombard and attended local schools. He graduated from Willowbrook High School in 1998, (despite Adam’s best efforts to spend as little time there as possible). Labor laws didn’t apply to Adam as he began working with his father at a young age. They worked hard, side by side, and were fiercely proud of Meyer Paving, so much so, Adam eventually tattooed it on his arm. Adam had a well-honed sense of fun and adventure and lived life by his own set of rules. A goofball at heart, Adam was quick with a grin and a laugh. His loyalty to family and friends ran deep and strong; you could always count on Adam, rain or shine. He was a ...

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John Hayes

John-Hayes

Date Of Birth

Jan-22-1947

Date of Death

Jul-03-2017

City

Geneva

State

IL

Country

USA

John Marshall Hayes, Jr., age 70, of Geneva, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 3, 2017. He was born to proud parents, John and Patricia Hayes on January 22, 1947, in Chicago, IL. John grew up in Syracuse, NY and attended the Governor Academy in Byfield, Massachusetts. He continued on to Wisconsin State University at Whitewater and after graduating, capped off his educational career when he received an MBA from Northwestern University. John’s career boasted of banking, manufacturing, sales and consulting to many and varied businesses. His reputation as an honest and respected businessman grew with each position. John never lost his eye for business but he lost his heart to Marilyn Schnittjer. Their marriage was blessed by God when they married in 1982. They travelled the world together, sometimes with their son Gavin, seeing incredible sights and making unforgettable memories with every sunset. The list of their destinations was so long, it would be easier to l...

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RONALD J.F. ANDERSON

RONALD J.F. -ANDERSON

Date Of Birth

Oct-23-1937

Date of Death

Jun-24-2017

City

AURORA

State

IL

Country

USA

Ronald J. F. “Ron” Anderson, age 79, of Aurora, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 24, 2017. Although sheltered with love and prayers of his family, he is now safely sheltered in Heaven. He was born October 23, 1937, in Arenzville, IL, one of nineteen children to John H. and Caroline (Bollhorst) Anderson. Ron grew up in Arenzville and attended local schools. He worked locally at several places, including at a saw mill for seven years before he came north to Aurora in the 1960’s. Ron continued to find work at a multitude of places including jobs at Barber Green, Naperville Truck and Omar Wonderbread Bakery. It was in May of 1980 that fate smile on Ron once again. Having been married before with three children, Ron found a woman who stole his heart at first glance. Pam Molitor Hansen had children of her own but found her soulmate in Ron. After a whirlwind courtship, they were married on December 19, 1980. They began their new life and new family together in Aurora where t...

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Jeannette Hartman

Jeannette-Hartman

Date Of Birth

Apr-19-1920

Date of Death

Jun-21-2017

City

Sugar Grove

State

IL

Country

USA

Jeannette L. Hartman, age 97, of Sugar Grove, passed away into the arms of her Savior, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. She was born at home in Rockford, IL, the only the child Ferdinand and Ella “Nellie” (Windette) Paustian. Jeannette grew up in Rockford until she was sixth grade before family moved to a farm in Monroe Center. She graduated in 1938 from Monroe Center High School as one of 13. Every year there was a class reunion, with 74 in all as of this this year. During high school Jeannette sang in several contests. After graduation she worked on the farm, tending the cattle and pigs. Later she began working for St. Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford in the admitting office for about 8 yrs. She spent two years working for the telephone answering exchange before being promoted to manager. Jeannette retired in 1950 but worked part time for a doctor doing his bookkeeping for ten years while the kids were growing. Jeannette met Ervin Horn through mutual friends. They were married in...

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Willie King Sr.

Willie -King Sr.

Date Of Birth

Nov-22-1926

Date of Death

Jun-15-2017

City

Sugar Grove

State

IL

Country

USA

Willie Moses King Sr., age 90, of Sugar Grove, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Savior, finally reuniting with the love of his life, Anna, who has been waiting patiently to hold him again in her arms, Thursday, June 15, 2017. He was born November 22, 1926, in Ravenden, AR, the son of Moses and Bertha (Wilson) King. Willie attended local schools but for a few years. His father, a farmer, fell ill when Willie was young and all the boys were brought home to take over tending the fields. This continued until he seventeen and enlisted in the United States Army, just like five of his brothers who were already overseas. Although the war officially ended shortly after his basic training, he was sent to Japan as part of the occupation until his honorable discharge in 1955. He returned to civilian life and to the fields of his youth, resuming his duties on the farm. With economic realities what they were in Arkansas at that time, many looked for work in other states, Willie among t...

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Linda Scimeca

Linda-Scimeca

Date Of Birth

Sep-15-1950

Date of Death

Jun-12-2017

City

Sugar Grove

State

IL

Country

USA

Linda Scimeca, age 66, of Sugar Grove, formerly of Chicago, passed quietly into the arms of her Savior in the early morning hours of Monday, June 12, 2017. Surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Linda is now free of the thirty year battle with diabetes that may have finally broken her body, but never her indomitable spirit. She was born September 15, 1950, in Chicago, the daughter of Martin and Dorothy (Drautzburg) Bucaro. Linda grew up in the Wrigleyville neighborhood on Halsted St. in Chicago. She attended local schools and graduated from Immaculata High School with the class of 1968. After high school, Linda took advantage of her youth and traveled a bit while she worked locally. She met her man in shining armor, Rosario “Ross” Scimeca, in 1973 through mutual friends. A whirlwind courtship followed and her fairytale came true when two hearts became one on December 30, 1974. Their love and dedication ran deep and true and they have been inseparable ever since. ...

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Lucille Bradley

Lucille -Bradley

Date Of Birth

Aug-10-1934

Date of Death

Jun-02-2017

City

Dekalb

State

IL

Country

USA

Lucille “Lucy” T. Bradley, age 82, of Batavia, passed away peacefully at 4:09am at Pine Acres Rehab and Living Center in DeKalb, surrounded by her family. Lucy was born into this world on Monday, August 10, 1934 in Brooklyn, NY. She was the daughter of Herald and Louise King. She attended and proudly graduated from the Boys and Girls School in Queens, NY in 1952. When it came to work, Lucy was committed to it. For 38 years, she would walk to her beloved job at the Lincoln Inn in Batavia come rain, snow or sunshine. People in the community loved seeing Lucy take her morning walk to work from one end of Batavia to the other in her black and white waitress uniform. Lucy enjoyed traveling from to Brooklyn to Arizona. After meeting her husband they traveled to Illinois where she began to raise her two daughters. She loved playing Bingo and instant tickets as a past-time. Her daughters, Lorraine and Annie, would like to thank Cheryl and Jim Chidester from the bottom of their heart...

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Doris Pinne

Doris-Pinne

Date Of Birth

Sep-07-1928

Date of Death

May-29-2017

City

Sycamore

State

IL

Country

USA

Doris Pinne, age 88 of Sycamore went to be with her Lord in the early morning hours on Monday, May 29, 2017 at Pine Acres Rehab and Living Center in DeKalb. She was born September 7, 1928, the daughter of Hershal and Helen (Askins) Daniels in Sycamore, IL. Doris grew up in Sycamore, IL and graduated from Sycamore High School with the class of 1948. Through a mutual friend she would soon meet the love of her life, Orville Pinne. Their love was so strong Orville walked from his home in Genoa to Sycamore to be with Doris. They were united in marriage on May 14th, 1949 at the Sycamore Methodist Church. They made their new life together in her home town of Sycamore, Orville and Doris then moved to Sugar Grove in 1964 where they made their house a home and raised their two daughters, until moving to DeKalb in 2005. Doris worked as an Electronic Inspector at Leich Electric in Genoa for a time before retiring from Furnas Electric in Batavia in 1996. She also enjoyed a lifelon...

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