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Lois Liss

Posted by wlpo on March 29, 2013

          89 year old Lois Liss of Oglesby died Wednesday at Manor Court in Peru.

Memorial Services will be at 11a.m. Tuesday at the Prey- Mueller Funeral Home in Oglesby.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday.

She’s survived by her sons, Larry of Sheridan and Karl of Michigan; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two brothers.

Lois Liss had worked at Electrical Utilities in La Salle, Illinois Bell, and with her husband at the Dairy Kup in Oglesby. 

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Brian Merriman

Posted by wlpo on March 29, 2013

49 year old Brian Merriman of Oglesby died Tuesday at Katy Memorial Hospital in Katy, Texas.

There will be no services or visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded. Shields Funeral Chapel in Oglesby is handling arrangements.

He’s survived by his brother Drew of Oglesby; also nieces and nephews.

Brian Merriman worked in the entertainment field.

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Charles “Honey Bear” Benvenutti

Posted by wlpo on March 29, 2013

75 year old Charles “Honey Bear” Benvenutti of Peru died Wednesday at IVCH in Peru.

Services are Wednesday at 7 in Ptak Funeral Home. Burial will be private at a later date. Visitation is Wednesday from 5 until service time at the funeral home.

He’s survived by his daughters Lisa Moore of Oglesby and Sue Sheedy of California; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Charles “Honey Bear” Benvenutti was a letter carrier in Peru and also bartended at Peru Eagle’s Club and the La Salle Elks Club.

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Philip Edgerley

Posted by wlpo on March 29, 2013

23-year-old Philip Edgerley of Granville died Wednesday at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Mass of Christian Burial is Monday at 10:30 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Granville.  Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Granville.  Visitation is Sunday from 4 until 7:30 at Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel in Granville.

He’s survived by his parents, Philip and Mary of rural Granville; two sisters; one uncle, two aunts, and step grandmother, Eleanor Mattern of Wenona.

Philip Edgerly was a student at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and would have received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in May of 2013.

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Gary Naumann

Posted by wlpo on March 28, 2013

77 year old Gary Naumann of Tonica died Thursday at Heritage Manor in Peru.

Services are Tuesday at 11 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Peru. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery in McNabb. Visitation is Monday from 4 until 8 at Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel in Granville and Tuesday from 10 until service time at the church.

He’s survived by his wife Jeanne of rural Tonica; his son Carl of Standard; daughters Jane Smith of Iowa and Jill Matchus of Nebraska; one brother; three sisters; and seven grandchildren.

Gary Naumann farmed most of his life. He also drove a school bus, worked for the state and worked at Wal-Mart.

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Lois Bowes

Posted by wlpo on March 27, 2013

85 year old Lois Bowes of Ottawa died Tuesday at La Salle County Nursing Home.

Funeral services are Friday at 10 at First Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 7 at Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.

She’s survived by nieces and nephews.

Lois Bowes retired as a switchboard operator at Community Hospital of Ottawa.

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John Somolski

Posted by wlpo on March 26, 2013

71 year old John Somolski Sr. of La Salle died Monday at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Funeral services are Wednesday at 7 in St. Patrick’s Church in La Salle. Visitation is Wednesday from 4 until service time at the church. Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is handling arrangements.

He’s survived by his wife Sharon; daughter Renee Ferruggia of New Jersey; his son John of Peru; one granddaughter; and four grandsons.

John Somolski Sr. was a meat cutter working at A&P Grocery in La Salle, Eagles Supermarket in Peru and Ottawa. He also co-owned the Village Mart Grocery in Ladd and John’s North Star in La Salle.

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Helen Wagner

Posted by wlpo on March 25, 2013

98 year old Helen Wagner of Peru died Saturday at her home.

Mass of Christian Burial is Wednesday at 11 at St. Mary’s Church in Peru. Burial will follow in Peru City Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday from 9:30 until service time at the church. Arrangements are with the Mueller Funeral Home in Peru.

She’s survived by her daughters Mary of Colorado, Jane Roby of Peru and Karen Rauh of St. Charles; son Joseph of Peru; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters.

Helen Wagner worked at Westclox and at Duffy’s Cigar Store.

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Janet Hales

Posted by wlpo on March 25, 2013

74 year old Janet Hales of Ladd died Saturday at Kindred Hospital in Peoria.

Memorial services are April 27th at 1 in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd. Burial of her ashes will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery in Princeton.

She’s survived by her husband Lynn of Ladd; her sons Michael Lindenmeyer of Ottawa, David of La Salle, and Troy of Freeport; her daughters Pam Ajster of Peru, Amy Brady of Ottawa, and Kelly Ryner of Stockton; 13 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Janet Hales was a Field Advisor for the Girl Scouts of America.

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Marlene Urban

Posted by wlpo on March 25, 2013

81 year old Marlene Urban of Peru died Sunday at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Peru.

Arrangements for Marlene Urban are pending with the Ptak Funeral Home.

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