News Update

You can hear obituaries on Classic Hits 103.9 WLPO seven days a week.  In Memoriam runs at 6:40 and 9:40 weekday mornings and at 9:40 on weekend mornings. 

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91-year-old Joseph Sciarini of Oglesby died Sunday in Manor Court of Peru.

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94-year-old Amelia Nanni of Dalzell died April 4th in Manor Court of Peru.  

Richard Foster, 73, of Oglesby, passed away Saturday, April 4th at his home.

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Daniel Morel, 71, of La Salle, died in his home on March 30th.

John W. “Jack” O’Beirne, 88, of Peru, passed away Thursday at Parker Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Streator.

Dale Christensen, 67, of Ottawa died unexpectedly on Thursday, at his home. Private services were held at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.

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49-year-old Sherry Gaughan Gaddis of Ottawa died Wednesday at her home.

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Jeremy Shadle, age 40, of Princeton, passed away Sunday in his home.

Alberta “June” Mennie, 89, of Ottawa, died on Thursday at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa.  Private services were on Monday, at Oakwood Memorial Park in Ottawa.  Arrangements are through the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.

Mark Nephew, 33, of Ottawa died on Friday morning, March 27 at OSF St. Elizabeth medical Center in Ottawa.  Services will be private. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. 

45-year-old Sarah Urbanowski of Chicago died March 28th in her home.

80-year old George Koch of Utica died early Saturday, March 28 in OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa. Cremation rites have been accorded and burial will occur at a later time.

Barbara Kay Ruger, 73, of Marseilles, passed away Friday, March 6, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.

70-year-old David Stiles of La Salle died Friday at his home.

82-year-old Theresa Alleman of Ottawa died Thursday at Aperion Care in Princeton.

78-year-old Albert Walling of Ottawa, formerly of Streator and Long Beach, California died Thursday at his home.

91- year old Dorothy Ann Cusick died Monday, March 23 in Manor Court in Peru.

   46-year old Robert Colmane died unexpectedly at home Tuesday, March 24.

Terrence L. Fulmer, 65, of LaSalle, peacefully passed away on Tuesday at his home with his family. 

Maria N. (Medina) Liebhart, 85, of Peru, passed away Tuesday at Heritage Healthcare Center in Peru.

85-year-old Carroll Hooks of La Salle died Monday in the Illinois Veterans Home in La Salle.

91-year-old Dorothy Cusick of Peru died Monday in Manor Court of Peru.

65-year-old Mary Ann Hebel of LaSalle passed away Friday at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

91-year-old William Quesse Sr. of La Salle died Saturday in Manor Court of Peru.

87-year old Beryl Tullis of Ottawa died Friday, March 20 in at Ottawa Pavilion.

84-year-old Louise Smith of La Salle, formerly of Corbin, Kentucky died Wednesday in St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley.

90-year-old Dolores Batty of Oglesby died Wednesday in Manor Court in Peru.

93-year old Floyd Clark, of Lostant, and formerly of Long Point, died Wednesday, March 18 at Manor Court in Peru.

90-year-old Shirley Wiesbrock of Leonore died Friday at Liberty Village of Peru.

83-year old Charles Harloff of Oglesby died Friday, March 13 at Heritage Healthcare Center in Peru.

87-year-old Margaret "Marge" Rippel of Wenona died Sunday at Heartland Healthcare Center in Henry.

78-year-old William Anderson of Tiskilwa died Saturday at OSF in Peoria.

103 year-old Helene Traylor of La Salle died Saturday, March 14 at IVCH in Peru. Cremation rites have been accorded. Per her wishes, there will be no services.

   James W. Currie 67 of Peru. Died March 12, 2020 in OSF St Anthony ‘s in Rockford. Arrangements are pending with the Ptak Funeral Home.

Barbara S. (Eble) Boehm, 84, of Peru and Okeechobee, Florida, passed away Friday at home, surrounded by her loving family.  Funeral services will be 10:00 Wednesday, at the Mueller Funeral Home in Peru. Burial will follow in Peru City Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4 to 8 Tuesday at the funer…

88-year-old Mary Kunkel of Wyanet passed away on Thursday in her  home.

93-year-old Myrtle Moore of Ottawa died Thursday at Manor Court in Peru.

78-year-old Harold "Zeke" Easton of Dalzell died Wednesday in St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley.

Usman Shaikh, 85, of Ottawa, passed away Friday at Pleasant View in Ottawa.

Mary Reese, 73, of Spring Valley, died at her home, on March 7, 2020.

Cindy K. Grabow, 67, of Peru, died at home surrounded by her family on Monday.

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