Local Obituaries for December 3, 1999
Visitation for Catherine F. "Cathy" Kuntz, 34, of Heidelberg, Germany, will be from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, with a wake service at 6:30 p.m. at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Anthony Taschetta at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Teresa Church, Kankakee.
Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made for her children's education.
Mrs. Kuntz died Friday (Nov. 26, 1999) at her home, from a sudden illness.
She was born March 26, 1965, at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, Ill. Her father and step-mother, James Sr. and Earline Hendry reside in Bourbonnais. Her mother and step-father, Sharon and Michael Malone reside in Oak Lawn.
Also surviving are her husband, Major Patrick A. Kuntz, serving with the U.S.A. Army in Heidelberg, whom she married Aug. 13, 1988 at St. Teresa Church, Kankakee; two sons, Austin Patrick and Matthew James, both at home; one brother and sister-in-law, James and Kristy Hendry of Oak Lawn; three step- brothers and one step-sister-in-law, Ronald Malone of Lowell, Ind., Michael Hendry of Montgomery and Walter and Krista Powley of Woodridge; one step-sister, Deanna Powley of Montgomery; uncles and aunts, George and Mary Hendry of Chicago, Bob Hendry of St. Croix, Kathleen and Bob Paci of Trenton, N.J., William and Joann Bodnar of Naples, Fla., Patricia and David Andrasco of Alsip and Karen and Wayne Habel of Palos Park; a great- uncle, Henry Telkes; special step- grandparents, Earl and Eileen Habel of Chicago.
Other survivors include father-in- law and mother-in-law, Gerald and Eleanor Kuntz of Kankakee; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mary Kuntz of Kankakee, Derek Kuntz and fiancee Olivia Laurel of Daly City, Calif., Jerry and Marla Kuntz of Bourbonnais, John and Kim Kuntz of Poulsbo, Wash., Joe and Rene Kuntz of Virginia Beach, Va., Tom and Maureen Kuntz of Aurora, Phil and Kathy Kuntz of Fishers, Ind., Matt and Lisa Kuntz of Westchester, Mike and Sandy Kuntz of St. Anne; and four nieces and 12 nephews.
Preceding her in death were grandparents, George and Nell Hendry and Delores Bodnar; great- grandmother, Catherine Telkes; and a nephew ,George Hendry III.
A 1983 graduate of Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School, she received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education in 1988 from Olivet Nazarene University. Mrs. Kuntz taught second grade at Pecan Valley Elementary in San Antonio, Texas for five years.
A homemaker, loving wife and mother, Cathy was admired, loved and deeply appreciated by her husband, sons, family and extended Kuntz family.
BRACEVILLE - Margaret R. Dougan, 73, of Braceville, died Wednesday (Dec. 1, 1999) at Lincoln Nursing Home, Morris.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. today until the 7 p.m. services at Reeves Funeral Home, Wilmington. The Rev. George Hendricks will officiate.
Burial will be in Cunningham, Tenn.
She was born June 24, 1926, in Montgomery County, Tenn., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hayden Dawson, who are deceased.
Surviving are one brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Dorothy Dawson of Dwight; one sister, Susie Walker of Wilmington; two nephews; and four nieces.
Her husband, Lewis and one sister are deceased.
Visitation for Mary Kathrine Wilson, 19, of Kankakee, will be from 10 a.m. Saturday until the noon services at Hertz-Thoma Funeral Chapel, Kankakee. The Rev. Andrew Hansen will officiate.
Cremation rites will be accorded by Hertz-Thoma Crematory.
The family requests no flowers; memorials may be made to the Eigenheer family.
Miss Wilson died Tuesday (Nov. 30, 1999).
She was born July 23, 1980, in Kankakee, the daughter of John and Kathleen Lacey Wilson Sr. Her father resides in Kankakee as well as her mother and step-father, Kathleen and John D. Eigenheer.
Also surviving are one sister, Laurie Wilson of Kankakee; two brothers and one sister-in-law, John and Elizabeth Wilson Jr. of Bradley and Scott R. Lacey of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two nieces, Melia and Emily Wilson; maternal grandparents, Eugene and Elizabeth Lacey of Bradley; paternal grandfather, Charles Wilson of Onarga; paternal step-grandfather, David Todd of Kankakee; a special friend, Bruce Zasada of Kankakee; and several aunts, uncles and many cousins.
Preceding her in death were her paternal step-grandparents, Donald and Audrey Eigenheer and paternal step-grandmother, Mardell Todd.
Miss Wilson was employed by Recycled Greeting Card Inc., Hampton Inn, and delivered pizzas for Johnny's Pizza in Manteno.
She enjoyed concerts, Navy Pier and spending time with her sister.
MARTINTON - Visitation for Charles Patrick Roach, 73, of Martinton, will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, with a rosary at 7 p.m., at Baier Funeral Home, Watseka.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Robert Coleman, at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Martin's Church, Martinton, where he was a member.
Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Martinton.
Memorials may be made to the Illinois FFA Foundation or to the donor's choice.
Mr. Roach died Thursday (Dec. 2, 1999) at his home.
He was born July 16, 1926 in Martinton Township, the son of William W. and Kathleen Darcy Roach.
Surviving are his wife, the former Shirley Elaine Kerker, whom he married Dec. 1, 1951 in Peoria; one son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Carla Roach of Sycamore; two daughters and one son-in-law, Kathy and Jeff Dehn of Crete and Ann Roach of Washburn; one sister, Winifred Roach of Martinton; four grandchildren; five nieces; and one nephew.
Mr. Roach was a farmer.
He served in the Army.
David Hopkins, 69, of Kankakee, died Thursday (Dec. 2, 1999) at Kankakee Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born July 29, 1930 in Princeville, the son of Bert and Susan Boyer Hopkins.
Surviving are one sister and a brother-in-law, Joyce and Harry Parks of Santa Rosa, Calif.
His parents and one brother are deceased.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.
WATSEKA - Visitation for Horace M. "Sonny" Redman, 88, of Watseka, will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Segur-Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka.
Graveside services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Stockland. The Rev. David Bondurant will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice or to the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Redman died Thursday (Dec. 2, 1999) at Watseka Health Care Center.
Mr. Redman was an auto mechanic for many years for Chevrolet in Momence and Watseka. He was born March 19, 1911 in Stockland, the son of Walter and Bertha Martin Redman.
His first wife, Lois Nolin died in 1943.
He married the former Wylma Baker on Nov. 20, 1943. She died March 14, 1962.
Surviving are his wife, the former Ruby Campbell, whom he married Oct. 9, 1965, residing in Iowa; two sons, Robert Redman of Watseka and Martin Redman of Kentland, Ind.; one daughter, Marilyn Stow of Melvin; one step-daughter, Rinda Lambert of Iroquois; one brother, Orie Redman Sr. of Watseka; two sisters, Floradel Meierle of Loveland, Colo., and Blanche Trumble of Watseka; eight grandchildren; and 12 great- grandchildren.
One brother and one sister are deceased.
CRESCENT CITY - June Hutchins, 78, of Crescent City, died Thursday (Dec. 2, 1999) at Prairieview Nursing Home in Danforth.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Baier Funeral Home, Watseka, and from 10 a.m. Monday until the 11 a.m. services at Tinley Park Community Church. The Rev. Richard Lindvall will officiate.
Burial will be in Mount Emblem Cemetery, Chicago.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
She was born Feb. 5, 1921 in Rockford, the daughter of Roy and Edna Gregory Hutchins.
Miss Hutchins was a clerical worker.
Surviving are two cousins, Holly and Werner Jenssen of Watseka and Holly Hartke of Crescent City.
Her parents and a cousin Jean Schmidt are deceased.
She was of the protestant faith.
WELLINGTON - Emma J. Miskulin, 76, Wellington, died Thursday (Dec. 2, 1999) at Provena Covenant Hospital in Urbana.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Knapp Funeral Home, Milford, where services will be at noon on Monday.
Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Milford.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
She was born Jan. 20, 1923 in Herrin, the daughter of Leonard and Susie Penecost Barras, who are deceased.
Surviving are her husband, Michael Miskulin, whom she married in 1946 in Chicago; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Michael Miskulin Jr. of Honsdale and Noel "Tim" and Laura Miskulin of Manteno; one sister, Shirley Maro of Milford; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her brother, Robert Swope is deceased.
She enjoyed sewing, cooking and gardening.
WATSEKA - Minnie Scheiwe, 91, of Watseka, died Thursday (Dec. 2, 1999) at Prairieview Lutheran Home, Danforth.
Arrangements are pending at Baier Funeral Home, Watseka.
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