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Obituaries

  1. Delfina Aguirre Martinez

    January 7, 2019

    Portrait-DelfinaDelfina Aguirre Martínez went home with the Lord on  Tuesday,  January  02, 2019 at the age of 92. She was born July 05, 1926 in Lagunillas, Mexico to Jose Aguirre Villa and Francisca Martinez Pedraza.

    Delfina truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with friends and family, taking care of her garden and reading her Bible. She had the ability to reach people in a deep and positive way. She was a strong, compassionate woman of faith and an intercessor with a loving, pure heart and a ...
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  2. Dorothy L. Heneise

    January 3, 2019

    Dorothy HeneiseDorothy Lillian Ruth Heneise, nee Long, of East Dundee, Illinois died in Christ (Romans 6:3-6) on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

    Dorothy was born on March 25, 1940 in Chicago, moving to Elgin with her parents when she was 12 years old. She attended Grant School, Abbott Jr. High, and Elgin High School, graduating with the class of 1958. Over the years, she was employed by McGraw’s, Lee Ward’s, Spiegel Catalogue, and Firstcard. She was a very competent and detailed bookkeeper, secretary, and volunteer income tax preparer.

    She married Ray Heneise on August ...
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  3. David Michael Bartelt

    January 2, 2019

    Dave- pic2After a long, strong and courageous fight against cancer, it is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of David Michael Bartelt on New Year’s Eve, 2018.  He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family.  He will always be lovingly remembered by his children, Holiday (Chris), Amanda and Jake, his grandson, Gabriel, and soon-to-be grandson, Baby Bohne, as a quick witted and silly dad/”peepa” who had fittingly been born on April Fool’s Day, 1955 in Elgin, Illinois.

    Waiting for him with open arms are his father and ...
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  4. Maria de Jesus Camacho, Doña Chuy

    December 18, 2018

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    Maria de Jesus Camacho, Doña Chuy, 98, passed away at her home in Elgin on Sunday, December 16, 2018.

    Doña Chuy was born in La Peña, Guanajuato, Mexico on November 21, 1920 to Zenaida  (Vargas) and Sabás Madrigal. She was the oldest of seven daughters. She lived a wholesome childhood and helped her father in their farming activities, something she always remembered fondly.

    Doña Chuy married Daniel Camacho, Sr. at a young age. They moved to the city of Leon where they set up a shoe making business. Despite its success, ...
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  5. Paul "Man" Y. Bryant, III

    December 17, 2018

    Paul Bryant lgPaul Y. Bryant III, known as “Man”, was born on October 6, 1968 in Elgin, Illinois, the son of Ida MaeBryant and Paul Y. Bryant II. Man resided in Rockford, Illinois for the past six years. Prior to that, he lived in Elgin, Illinois, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Austin, Texas.

    Man was a 1987 graduate of Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis, where he learned a skilled trade of building and construction. Upon graduation he went into the workforce doing construction as well as working in nursing ...
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