Death notices: Feb. 7, 2019
James Gigl, 79, of Chebanse, passed away Wednesday (Feb. 6, 2019) at Amita Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are by Knapp Funeral Home in Kankakee.
Funeral services for Jewel Brown, 86, of Bourbonnais, were held Feb. 6 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Manteno, with the Rev. Joy Schlesselman officiating. Jewel passed away Feb. 1, 2019.
Funeral services for Evelyn Buckles, 96, of Bradley, were held Feb. 6 at Schreffler Funeral Homes, Kankakee Chapel, with the Rev. Scott Henley officiating. Evelyn passed away Jan. 31, 2019. Burial was in Kankakee Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Aroma Township. Pallbearers were McKenna, Daniell and Boyce Denoyer, Daniel Noble, Troy Manny, Tracie Buckles and Bill Jackson.
Funeral Mass for for Lloyd L. Gadbois, 92, of Kankakee, were held Feb. 4 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bradley, with the Rev. Charles Wheeler officiating. Lloyd passed away Jan. 28, 2019. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery in Bourbonnais. Pallbearers were Brenda McLean, Leah Calin, Shawna, Stephany, Blake, Trenton, Matthew, Kyle and Drew Gadbois, Corey Thompson, and Wade and David Bisaillon.
Funeral Mass for Jeffery Hess, 48, of Dwight, were held Feb. 5 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Kankakee, with the Rev. John Peeters officiating. Jeffery passed away Jan. 31, 2019. Burial was in Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Kankakee. Pallbearers were Chris, Ryan and Patrick Williams, and Dave, Roger and Mike Hess.
Funeral services for Karen K. Lewis, 75, of Watseka, were held Feb. 5 at Faith Lutheran Church in Watseka, with the Rev. Alex McNalley officiating. Karen passed away Jan. 30, 2019. Inurnment was in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
Funeral services for Dennis W. Skates, 80, of Watseka, were held Feb. 6 at the United Methodist Church in Onarga, with the Rev. Elizabeth Reis officiating. Dennis passed away Feb. 1, 2019. Burial was in Onarga Cemetery, Onarga. Pallbearers were Wade McGuffee, Michael Johnson, Tim Bernard, Brett Skates and Scott Hardin. Honorary pallbearer was Karl Johnson.
Funeral services for Gerald Williams, 86, of Bradley, were held Feb. 5 at Schreffler Funeral Homes, Bourbonnais Chapel, with the Rev. Rodney Lawrence officiating. Gerald passed away Jan. 31, 2019. Burial was in Mound Grove Gardens of Memory in Kankakee. Pallbearers were Alex, Nick, Josh and Travis Williams, Dylan Winke and Kevin Corbett.