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Obituaries

  1. Mildred L. Span

    September 19, 2018

    Midred Span2Mrs. Mildred Louise (Heard) Span was born September 23, 1932 to Sallie Bell Heard and Billy Heard in Greenville, Mississippi.

    At an early age, Mildred was saved and confessed Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior.  Mildred was a devoted member of St. Paul Baptist Church in Elgin, IL.  She was a strong woman who believed in the power of prayer and always prayed for her family.

    In 1961, Mildred moved to Elgin, IL with her six children and married John W. Span.  This union produced three more children.

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  2. Michael Edward Trnka

    Pic-Trnka, MichaelMichael Edward Trnka, 30, of Elgin died September 17, 2018 at his home.  The son of Michael James Trnka and Roxann Lynn Kendall-Trnka. He was born January 31, 1988 in Elgin, IL.

    Michael enjoyed music, skateboarding and restoring bikes.  He loved his family and times spent at music festivals.  He was a proud graduate of Dundee Crown High School 2006.

    He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Frank Trnka and Ethel Rudiger.

    Michael is survived by his loving parents; two brothers, Cody Trnka of Sleepy Hollow and Thomas Trnka ...
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  3. Ignacia Gonzalez de Hernandez

    September 18, 2018

    Photo2-Hernandez, IIgnacia Hernandez passed away on Saturday, September 15th, 2018. Ignacia was the wife of the late Sacramento Hernandez. They shared 67 years of marriage together.

    She was born in Cupareo, Guanajuato on October 15, 1933, the daughter of David Gonzalez and Socorro Martinez.

    Ignacia is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved daughter, Rosita Hernandez and beloved husband, Sacramento Hernandez.

    She is survived by her eight children; Soledad Hernandez, Salvador Hernandez, Carmelo Hernandez, Felix Hernandez, Gloria Hernandez, Sacramento Hernandez, Juan Hernandez and David Hernandez;  her 18 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

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  4. Diane Joan Ollen

    September 10, 2018

    photo, Diane Ollen

    Diane Joan Ollen, 87, died  September 1, 2018 in Elgin, Illinois.  She was born  January 26, 1931 in St. Charles, Illinois to John H. and Mildred Katheryn Simpson. Diane lived in St. Charles and Chicago as a child and attended St. Charles High School. She worked for Hawley & Dukane in St. Charles and later moved to Elgin.

    Diane was preceded in death by her parents, her brother; James Simpson, sister; Betty Jane Simpson, husband; Robert J. Ollen, ex-husband; Arthur B. Mapes and son; Gregory Scott Mapes, as well as several cousins and other relatives.

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  5. Thomas A. Huntley

    August 29, 2018

    Thomas A. Huntley, 71, of Rockford, died Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Alden Debes Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Rockford.

    Son of Ruth (Hawkins) and Thomas Stilwell Huntley III, Thomas was born December 26, 1946 in Elgin.

    Thomas attended Elgin High School, graduating in 1964 and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1968 from Carroll College in Wisconsin.

    Thomas is preceded in death by his parents and is survived by brother, John (Diane) Huntley, nieces; Jacquelyn Huntley and Catherine Huntley.

    Arrangements have been entrusted to O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home in Elgin. Please call 847-741-1400 for more ...
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