Death notices: Feb. 11, 2019
Margie Owen, 88, of Kankakee, passed away Monday (Feb. 11, 2019) at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are by Schreffler Funeral Homes.
Carla L. Richmond, 80, of Bourbonnais, passed away Saturday (Feb. 9, 2019) at her home. Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.
Funeral services for Donald Anderson Sr., 84, of Chebanse, were held Feb. 10 at the United Church of Christ of Chebanse. Donald passed away Jan. 29, 2019. Private burial will be at a later date in Clifton Cemetery.
Funeral services for Geneva Diefenbach, 92, of Kankakee, were held Feb. 4 at Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee, with the Rev. Eric Brown officiating. Geneva passed away Jan. 29, 2019. Burial was in Mound Grove Gardens of Memory, Kankakee. Pallbearers were Dan, Christopher and Jacob Mau, Chris Knoblock, David Butz and Doug Diefenbach. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Mau and Aidan Knoblock.
Funeral services for William Fritz, 92, of Buckingham, were held Feb. 6 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Herscher, with the Rev. Stanley Drewniak officiating. William passed away Feb. 1, 2019. Burial was in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Bonfield. Pallbearers were Rob Williams, Leon Martin, Zack Miller, Josh and J.J. Burmeister, and Nick Mascola.
Funeral services for Gilbert “Swede” Kelly, 89, of Kankakee, were held Feb. 8 at Schreffler Funeral Homes, Kankakee Chapel. Deacon Patrick Skelly officiated. Mr. Kelly passed away Feb. 5, 2019. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery in Bourbonnais. Pallbearers were Michael, Gregg and Mitchell Kelly, Wayne Trudeau and Jack Atkinson.
Funeral services for Clarence Ouwenga, 100, of Manteno, were held Feb. 9 at Faith Reformed Church in Kankakee, with the Rev. Alan Salwei officiating. Clarence passed away Jan. 31, 2019. Burial was in Chapel Hill Gardens South in Oak Lawn. Pallbearers were Erin Rogers, Rachel Oudbier, Matt Bury, Ron Ouwenga, Mark Lamie and Kurt Sorensen.
Funeral services for Shelba Smedley, 80, of Bradley, were held Feb. 7 at Schreffler Funeral Homes, Bourbonnais Chapel. Deacon Pat Skelly officiated. Shelba passed away Feb. 2, 2019. Burial was in Kankakee Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Aroma Township. Pallbearers were Jamie Salm, Jessy and Jacob Mailloux, Joe Muncy, Steve Pepin and James Bruen.