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Steven Sidebottom

January 18th, 2017

Steven “Suds” O. Sidebottom, age 64 of Toluca, IL and formerly of Walnut, IL passed away on January 17, 2017 at home.

Steve was born on June 12, 1952 in Princeton, the son of Creed and Irene (Wolfe) Sidebottom. He married Judy E. Schulte on November 25, 1972 in Ohio, IL. She preceded him in death on June 29, 2015. Steve worked as a seed corn salesman and owned Sidebottom Trucking. He also owned and operated Sud’s Bar and Grill in Toluca for many years. Steve was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Toluca.

Survivors include, three daughters, Jennifer (Brad) Fandel of Toluca, IL, Christine (Sean) Cunningham of Minonk, IL and Karen (Derek) McCully of Morton, IL; one son, Steven (Keli) Sidebottom of Minonk; eleven grandchildren, Merceades Fandel, Peyton Fandel, Sierra Fandel, Brayden Cunningham, Kyra Cunningham, Lucas Sidebottom, Parker Sidebottom, Mila Sidebottom, Isabelle McCully, Maya McCully and Dylan McCully; one sister, Patricia Madson of Campbellville, KY; mother-in-law, Marie Schulte of Walnut, IL; four sisters-in-law, Carolyn (Don) Wallace, Kathy Schulte, Joyce (Dean) Geldean and Carla (Tim) Gonnigam; three brothers-in-law, Virgil (Judy) Schulte, Marc (Carol) Schulte and Jim (Cindy) Schulte and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Visitation will be Friday, January 20, 2017 from 3:00 to 6:00 P.M. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Funeral service will follow at 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Rev. Ryan H. Anderson, Pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Toluca, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Eastern Marshall Co. Ambulance Service, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Central Illinois Kidney Fund and Meals on Wheels. For online condolences, please visit: www.garlandfuneralhome.com.

Verna Lange

January 17th, 2017
Verna M. Lange, 90, of Princeton, passed away on January 11, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.
 
Verna was born on August 29, 1926 in Arlington, IL to Harry and Florence (Eggiman) Duffield. She was a 1945 graduate of LaMoille High School. She married William E. Lange on March 9, 1952 in Kasbeer. Verna and her husband owned and operated the Princeton Tastee Freeze for 25 years. She enjoyed her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sewing and crocheting, gardening and canning. She also was a big fan of Lawrence Welk, Murder She Wrote and Wheel of Fortune.
She is survived by one son, William Lange of Gig Harbor, Washington; three daughters, Nancy Lorang of Princeton; Jeannie (Gerald) King of Princeton; Lori (Peter) Christian of Wenona; one sister, Mary Pierson of Princeton; one brother, Wilbur Duffield of Murfreesboro, TN; one sister-in-law, Doris Duffield of Princeton; one brother-in-law, James Perkins of Joliet; six grandchildren, Shannon (Randy) Allen; Nicole (Dion) Moore; Jeralyn (Timothy) Glass; Kristofor Lange; Katrina (Mitch) McCoy; and Melissa (Evan) Poinsett; as well as eleven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; one sister, Irene Perkins; and one brother, Harold Duffield.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton.
Funeral services will take place on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Norberg Memorial Home with Pastor Curtis Odell officiating. Burial will take place at the Oakland Cemetery in Princeton following the service.
Memorials may be directed to the Malden First Responders or the Malden Fire Department.
 
Online condolences may be left at norbergfh.com

Richard Foss

January 12th, 2017

Richard Gordon Foss, 65, of rural Tiskilwa, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in his home.

A Memorial Service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday in the Willow Springs Mennonite Church, Tiskilwa, with Matthew Peterson officiating. A memorial visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday in the Tiskilwa Library. Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton. Private online condolences may be left at www.FiocchiFuneralHomes.com.

Richard was born on September 30, 1951 in Thief River Falls, Minnesota to Gordon and Thelma (Ostlund) Foss. He was a graduate of the University of North Dakota. He had been a pastoral elder at Plow Creek Fellowship. He had worked at the Horizon House for 20 years. He was C.E.O. of Evergreen Leaders for 11 years, was a columnist for the Bureau Valley Chief for over 10 years, and an author of 2 books; “Jonas & Sally” and “Green Light Fundraising.”

He married Sarah Carlson on May 18, 1974 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. He was a member of the Plow Creek Fellowship, and former president of the Tiskilwa Library Board.

He is survived by: his wife, Sarah Foss of Tiskilwa; his children, Hannah (Donny) Hackworth of Jacksonville, Florida, Heidi (Woju) Worabo of San Antonio, Texas, and Jonathan (Jasmin Aguirre-Rendon) Foss of Oakland, California; 7 brothers and sisters, Marvin (Helen) Foss of Grygla, Minnesota, David Foss of Florida, Debra Dahl of Cloquet, Minnesota, Timothy (Jean) Foss of Grygla, Minnesota, Steven (Alana) Foss of Grygla, Minnesota, Gary (Melanie) Foss of Perham, Minnesota and Kathryn Foss of Hibbing, Minnesota.

He was preceded in death by: His parents and 2 brothers.

Memorials may be directed to: The Horizon House Foundation; Evergreen Leaders; or The Tiskilwa Public Library.

James Harnish

January 12th, 2017

James R. Harnish, 94, of Tiskilwa, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 in Colonial Hall Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Princeton.

Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton. Private online condolences may be left at www.FiocchiFuneralHomes.com.

James was born on February 25, 1922 in Peoria to John and Viola (Ulrich) Harnish. He married Donna Hartzler. He had been a member of Plow Creek Fellowship since 1974.

He was preceded in death by: his wife, Donna.

Leona Lundeen

January 9th, 2017

Leona M. Lundeen, 94, of Princeton, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 in Colonial Hall Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Princeton.

A Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tiskilwa, with Fr. Kevin Creegan, Deacon John Murphy and Deacon David Lundeen officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Bloom Cemetery, Tiskilwa. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Friday, January 20 in the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton. Private online condolences may be left at www.FiocchiFuneralHomes.com.

Leona was born on December 20, 1922 in Tiskilwa to Leo and Mary (Morris) Nevitt. She was a graduate of Tiskilwa High School. She had worked at Harper-Wymann until retirement. She married Kenneth Lundeen on January 1, 1943 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tiskilwa. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tiskilwa, the Church Altar and Rosary Society and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by: Her 2 sons, Leo (Peggy) Lundeen of Tiskilwa, and David (Marian) Lundeen of Cleveland Ohio; 16 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; and 6 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: Her husband, Kenneth, on July 7, 1992; 1 daughter, Jean; and 7 brothers and sisters.