Obituaries

Diana Kiefer
B: 1946-05-14
D: 2017-09-19
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Kiefer, Diana
Lawrence Lohmiller
B: 1949-05-04
D: 2017-09-11
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Lohmiller, Lawrence
John James
B: 1941-09-10
D: 2017-09-01
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James, John
Melissa Bortoli
B: 1952-11-15
D: 2017-08-31
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Bortoli, Melissa
Frank Prevendar
B: 1942-08-17
D: 2017-08-17
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Prevendar, Frank
Elizabeth Grannis
B: 1922-08-25
D: 2017-08-16
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Grannis, Elizabeth
Alfredo Labra
B: 1940-08-21
D: 2017-08-15
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Labra, Alfredo
Bernice Barnes
B: 1924-09-22
D: 2017-08-13
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Barnes, Bernice
Caroline Duarte
B: 1923-12-03
D: 2017-08-11
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Duarte, Caroline
Matthew Bernas
B: 1950-12-30
D: 2017-07-30
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Bernas, Matthew
Theresa Borowski
B: 1918-02-16
D: 2017-07-25
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Borowski, Theresa
Marie Balsie
B: 1918-05-09
D: 2017-07-25
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Balsie, Marie
Kathleen Mayer
B: 1937-10-08
D: 2017-07-22
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Mayer, Kathleen
Wanda Onstad
D: 2017-07-14
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Onstad, Wanda
Micheal Santolin
B: 1963-06-06
D: 2017-07-14
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Santolin, Micheal
Margaret Leahy
B: 1928-03-31
D: 2017-07-06
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Leahy, Margaret
Mary Karr
B: 1920-11-02
D: 2017-07-05
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Karr, Mary
William Barnes
B: 1928-03-13
D: 2017-06-25
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Barnes, William
Richard Fox
B: 1936-02-05
D: 2017-06-25
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Fox, Richard
Donald Finger
B: 1933-06-17
D: 2017-06-21
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Finger, Donald
Larry Morrow
B: 1943-01-14
D: 2017-06-19
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Morrow, Larry

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Joliet Funeral Director To Display Replica Lincoln Casket
By Regine Schlesinger, CBS Chicago
January 15, 2015 6:19 AM

A suburban funeral director has come up with an unusual way to honor Abraham Lincoln next month. In honor of Lincoln’s birthday, and to commemorate the 150th anniversary of his assassination in April, funeral director Chuck Lyons has planned a program about the 1865 killing of Lincoln. Its centerpiece: a full-size replica of Lincoln’s casket. READ MORE


Joliet funeral director to use replica of Lincoln's casket for educational program
By DENISE M. BARAN–UNLAND, The Herald-News
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 11:13 p.m. CDT

He’s a former candidate for Will County coroner, telephone operator and a former birthday party clown. He’s also ventriloquist, puppet collector and Civil War re-enactor. It’s that last role that led Chuck Lyons, funeral director at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Joliet, to bring a replica of President Lincoln’s casket to Joliet... READ MORE


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