Obituaries

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
Jerome Hager
B: 1928-12-04
D: 2017-02-21
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Hager, Jerome
Jose DeLeon
B: 1962-09-29
D: 2017-02-17
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DeLeon, Jose
David Kielma
B: 1975-09-28
D: 2017-02-16
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Kielma, David
Donna Bausano
B: 1939-05-01
D: 2017-02-11
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Bausano, Donna
Charles Shaffner
B: 1926-11-06
D: 2017-02-11
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Shaffner, Charles
Pauline Reed
B: 1925-09-30
D: 2017-02-08
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Reed, Pauline
Jeremy Jandura
B: 1990-01-31
D: 2017-01-31
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Jandura, Jeremy

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Lincoln Talk & Exhibit

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

Woodlawn Funeral Home is once again honored to host the traveling authentic replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin. This free exhibit features other Civil War era artifacts and reproduction pieces and will be open to the public from noon until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.

"The Life and Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln" will be presented at both 1 and 3 p.m. by Funeral Home Manager Chuck Lyons. Seating for the historical talks are limited, so reservations are requested.

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PAST LINCOLN EVENTS

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Woodlawn Funeral Home Manager Charles Lyons gave historical talks at 2 and 6 p.m. on the assassination and funeral of Abraham Lincoln. The free community event also provided guests an opportunity to take a photo with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln re-enactors, and see an exhibit with variety of Civil War era artifacts and reproduction pieces.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

In honor of the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death, Woodlawn Funeral Home presented a free program documenting the fascinating story of Lincoln’s funeral. In addition to the two programs given at 2 and 6 p.m. by Funeral Home Manager Charles Lyons, the event also featured the authentic replica of Lincoln's grand coffin, as well as many other artifacts from the period of the Civil War.


 

IN THE NEWS:

 

Joliet Funeral Director To Display Replica Lincoln Casket
A suburban funeral director has come up with an unusual way to honor Abraham Lincoln next month.

Joliet funeral director to use replica of Lincoln's casket for educational program
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.

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