Death notices: Sept. 17, 2018
Mavis A. Hockensmith, 102, of Bourbonnais, passed away Friday (Sept. 14, 2018) at Presence Our Lady of Victory Nursing Home in Bourbonnais. Funeral arrangements are pending at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.
Father Dennis F. Settles, 78, of Manteno, a longtime pastor at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church (now known as St. John Paul II, West Campus), passed away Sunday (Sept. 16, 2018) at Presence Merkle-Knipprath Nursing Home in in Clifton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.
Funeral services for Leo H. Demers, 94, of St. Anne, were held Sept. 13 at St. Anne Catholic Church in St. Anne, with the Rev. James Fanale officiating. He passed away Sept. 9, 2018. Burial was in St. Anne Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Kud, Daan DeBrouckere, Chris Bussian, Adam Goetsch, Clarence Clement and Dr. John Losonsky. Honorary pallbearer was Brad Skowronski.
Funeral services for Victor Harry Frahm, 83, of Grant Park, were held Sept. 15 at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Grant Park, with the Rev. Jan Johnson and the Rev. Tom Ewing officiating. He passed away Sept. 10, 2018. Burial, with military honors, was in Union Corners Cemetery, Grant Park. Pallbearers were his grandsons, Kaleb and Christian Frahm, Jeff, Jacob and Jason McDaniel, Jerry and Chad Elwood and Bill Dennis
Funeral services for Dale P. Mayotte, 77, of Chebanse, were held Sept. 14 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais, with the Rev. Hank Roso officiating. Mr. Mayotte passed away Sept. 10, 2018. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Chebanse. Pallbearers were Steve Emme, Kevin Hall, Bill Ader, Stephen Blanchette, Paul Steinke, Brian Hertz and Matthew Mayotte. Honorary pallbearers were Austen Lowery, Jackson Gray and Collin Lowery.
Funeral services for Edward T. Safiran, 84, of LaSalle and formerly of Kankakee, were held Sept. 13 at St. John Paul II West Campus in Kankakee, with the Rev. Sunny Castillo officiating. Mr. Safiran passed away Sept. 7, 2018. Interment was in Maternity BVM Cemetery in Bourbonnais. Pallbearers were Kevin, Mark and Randall Currier, Steve and Mike Krizan, Bob Safiran and Bruce and Jeff Hebble.