Death notices: April 8, 2019
Ethel Lamie, 96, of Bradley, passed away Sunday (April 7, 2019) at Amita Merkle-Knipprath Nursing Home in Clifton. Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee.
Funeral services for Karen J. Ahrens, 77, of Watseka, were held April 5 at Faith Lutheran Church in Watseka. The Rev. Alex McNally officiated. Karen passed away March 29, 2019. Burial was in Iroquois Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Nicholas Nink, Tyrece Ahrens, Booter West, and Robby, Bobby and Steven Wojciechowski.
Funeral services for Dorothy V. Bettermann, 91, of Crescent City, were held April 4 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka, with the Rev. G. Robert Heimgartner officiating. Dorothy passed away March 31, 2019. Burial was in Flesher Cemetery in Crescent City. Pallbearers were Matt Koester, Buck and Mike Rogers, Rick Pfingsten and Jason Kohlberg.
Funeral services for Ronald William Delby, 87, of Manteno, were held March 30 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Manteno, with the Rev. Daniel Belanger officiating. Ronald passed away March 24, 2019. Inurnment was in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
Funeral services for Edwin W. Heldt, 95, of Grant Park, were held April 2 at St. John United Church of Christ, Beecher. The Rev. Tom Ewing officiated. Edwin passed away March 27, 2019. Burial was in St. John United Church of Christ Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tom Fitts, Jeremy and Brian Spence, Nathan and Nolan Heldt, and Carl Perri.
Funeral services for Donnell Lockett Sr., 75, of Kankakee, were held April 5 at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Bradley. Minister David Johnson officiated. Donnell passed away March 28, 2019. Pallbearers were Vermell Lockett Jr., Donnell Lockett Jr., Donnell Lockett III, Dontrel Lockett, Randarryl Faulkner and Curtis Butler. Cremation rites will be accorded.
Funeral services for Gwendolyn Lockman, 82, of Bourbonnais, were held March 31 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais, with the Rev. John Hines officiating. Gwendolyn passed away March 28, 2019. Inurnment was in All Saints Mausoleum, Bourbonnais.
Funeral services for Lois Rosetta Walthers, 84, of Bradley, were held April 4 at Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee. Deacon Patrick Skelly officiated. Lois passed away March 31, 2019. Burial was in Mound Grove Gardens of Memory in Kankakee. Pallbearers were Nicholas and Thomas Patchett, Logan and Zachary Brown, Brendan Sauriol, Nate Byarley and Jeremy Hatch-Walthers.