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Obituaries

Mary Rutnicki

Mary Rita Grady Rutnicki, 60, of Peotone, died Thursday, October 11, 2018, at Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields. Born June 29, 1958, in Galesburg, she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Manteno. Mrs. Rutnicki is survived by a son, Jeremy (Carrie) Rutnicki of Peotone; four grandchildren, Ava and Gabriel Rutnicki,…

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Bruce Wolf

Bruce V. Wolf, 73, of Peotone, died Friday, October 5, 2018, at his home. Born March 14, 1945, in Chicago Heights, he was a dedicated employee of Evergreen Sod Farm of Peotone for more than 45 years. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Beecher, where he served as Deacon. He…

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Donald Bullock

Donald R. Bullock, 86, of Peotone, died Saturday, September 29, 2018, at The Cottages of New Lenox. Born August 17, 1932, in Albion, he was a Korean War Army veteran, 1st Calvary Division. He retired from Ford Motor Co. Stamping Plant as an inspector after 30 years of dedicated employment. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking,…

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Ferne (Guritz) Buck

Ferne (Guritz) Buck, age 92, died Wednesday, September 19, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ella and William Guritz; a sister, Ruby; brothers Vernon and Orville; and her husband, LeRoy. She is survived by daughters, Kathy (Larry) Fullerton of Maricopa, AZ; Patricia Broederdorf, of Crystal Lake; four grandchildren, Justin (Kiki Okamoto) Broederdorf,…

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Donna Claire Schmitt

Donna Claire Schmitt, age 85, a longtime resident of Beecher, died on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Franciscan St. James Hospital, Olympia Fields. Schmitt was born to in Chicago Heights on July 17, 1933, to Clarence and Josephine Rispens. She was a homemaker, who loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a…

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Helen L. Stonewall

Helen L. Stonewall, age 93, of Manteno, formerly of Peotone, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. She was born on December 5, 1924, in Clemons, Iowa, to Benjamin and Bessie (Clemons) Duffy. She married the late Ozzie Stonewall on July 11, 1945, in Gilman, Iowa. He preceded her…

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William Mutzbauer Sr.

Cremation rites have been accorded for William Peter Mutzbauer Sr., 75, of Monee. Mr. Mutzbauer died Sunday, September 23, 2018, at his home. He was born April 9, 1943, in Chicago. He was retired from the Belt Railway of Chicago and was an avid gardener. Mr. Mutzbauer is survived by his wife, Ilse Hodel Mutzbauer;…

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Ferne Buck

Ferne Guritz Buck, 92, a resident at Village Woods, formerly of Beecher, died Wednesday, September 19, 2018. She was born January 30, 1926. Her family lived in Goodenow at the time, but moved to a farm in Beecher when she was a young girl. She attended elementary and high school in Beecher, where she met…

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Nancy Christer

Nancy A. Christer, 67, of Kankakee, died Monday, September 17, 2018, at her home. She was born February 1, 1951, in Kankakee. She was a plumber and pipefitter, Local 597. She also worked for Riverside Hospital in the Dietary Department. She enjoyed puzzles, crocheting, her snacks, stock car and NASCAR racing; but especially enjoyed spending…

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Betty Levault

Betty Marie Kaack Levault, 88, of Bourbonnais, died Friday, September 14, 2018, in Kankakee. She was born April 8,1930, in Grant Park. She enjoyed traveling with family, sewing, crafts and gardening. Mrs. Levault is survived by three sons, David Langreder of Bourbonnais, Robert (Angie) Langreder of Leesburg, Ga., and Daniel (Mary) Langreder of Hebron, Ind.;…

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Susan Heintz

Susan June Campbell Heintz, 77, of Peotone, died Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Riverside Miller Health Care and Rehabilitation in Kankakee. She was born March 27, 1941, in East Orange, N.J. She was a graduate of Central Bucks High School in Doylestown, Penn., and attended Radford University in Radford, Va.,. where she was a member…

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Rita Swanson

Rita Agnes Swanson, 89, of Peotone, formerly of Oak Forest, died Thursday, September 6, 2018, at her home. Born on December 20, 1928, in Chicago, she was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Peotone. Mrs. Swanson is survived by two daughters, Linda Richardson of Orland Park and Laura Sheehy of Sayreville,…

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Clyde Love

Cremation rites have been accorded for Clyde R. Love, 79, of Manteno, formerly of Peotone, who died Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Riverside Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee. Born December 27, 1938, in Bourbonnais, he was a lifelong member of Immanuel United Church of Christ, where he was a past Senior Elder and Superintendent of…

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Shirley Hillger

Shirley M. Becker Hillger, 84, longtime resident of Cedar Lake, Ind., formerly of Crete, died Monday, August 27, 2018. She was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete. Mrs. Hillger is survived by two sons, John (Colleen) Hillger and Richard (April) Hillger; three daughters, Susan (Daniel) Rebers, Judith (John) Lee and Elizabeth McQueen;…

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Geraldine Pierce

Geraldine Rabe Pierce, 94, of Peotone, died Monday, August 27, 2018, at her home. Born December 17, 1923, in Crescent City, she was a member of Peotone United Methodist Church, a member of Peotone American Legion Post 392 Auxiliary, lifetime member of the PEO Organization, lifetime member of the Peotone Historical Society, member of the…

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James Smith

James Edward “Jim” Smith, 76, of DeBary, Fla., formerly of Peotone, died suddenly on Sunday, August 5, 2018, of a pulmonary hemorrhage in High Hill, Mo., as he and his wife were on a three-month trip to visit family and friends across the country, including Peotone. Born September 28, 1941, at his parents’ home at…

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Ruth Ann B. Besser

Ruth Ann B. Besser (nee Borio), age 66, of Steger, passed away on August 18, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Jerry; fur-baby “Buster;” step-children, Doug (Dawn) Besser, David (Deanna) Besser, Diane (Jeff) Shipley, Dorene (Mark) Perkins; sisters Mary Lou Kovacich, Connie (Robert) Rodenburg; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five nieces and nephews; and one…

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