Obituaries

Donald Frejd
B: 1963-04-08
D: 2017-05-20
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Frejd, Donald
Kevin Weidemiller
B: 1959-12-19
D: 2017-05-19
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Weidemiller, Kevin
Kristi Summers
B: 1982-03-07
D: 2017-05-13
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Summers, Kristi
Betty Lichtenwalter
B: 1928-08-24
D: 2017-05-11
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Lichtenwalter, Betty
Edward Mayer
B: 1958-02-09
D: 2017-05-06
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Mayer, Edward
Leila Settle
D: 2017-05-01
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Settle, Leila
Raymond Aultz
B: 1947-07-24
D: 2017-04-27
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Aultz, Raymond
Ronald McDowell
B: 1936-02-10
D: 2017-04-16
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McDowell, Ronald
Edward Lenczewski
B: 1921-03-24
D: 2017-04-11
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Lenczewski, Edward
Jerald Harmon
B: 1943-08-31
D: 2017-04-10
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Harmon, Jerald
Mary Greco
B: 1929-05-21
D: 2017-04-10
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Greco, Mary
James Hardison
B: 1968-06-04
D: 2017-04-10
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Hardison, James
William Churchill
B: 1935-11-20
D: 2017-04-06
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Churchill, William
Phyllis Stuebing
B: 1936-10-06
D: 2017-04-04
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Stuebing, Phyllis
Daniel DeAmicis
B: 1935-08-16
D: 2017-04-04
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DeAmicis, Daniel
Charles Denton
B: 1920-03-27
D: 2017-03-26
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Denton, Charles
Vytas Banevicius
B: 1959-12-14
D: 2017-03-26
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Banevicius, Vytas
Thomas Link
D: 2017-03-15
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Link, Thomas
Lynn Arnstrom
B: 1944-04-27
D: 2017-03-13
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Arnstrom, Lynn
Richard Pullman
B: 1929-05-24
D: 2017-03-11
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Pullman, Richard
Eugene Meintel
D: 2017-03-11
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Meintel, Eugene

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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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