Death notices: May 16, 2019

May 17, 2019 GMT

Death notices

Robin (Brueggert) Blackwell, 54, of Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Bradley, passed away Saturday (May 11, 2019), in Tucson, Ariz.

William E. Crane, 78, of Manteno, passed away Tuesday (May 14, 2019) at the Illinois Veterans Home at Manteno. Funeral arrangements are by Brown-Jensen Funeral Home.Betty White, 94, of Danforth, passed away Wednesday (May 15, 2019) at Faith Place in Danforth. Funeral arrangements are by Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman.

Past services

Funeral services for Ronald Bialas, 81, of Beecher, were held May 10 at St. John Paul II Catholic Church, West Campus, Kankakee. Ronald passed away April 21, 2019. Inurnment was in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.


Funeral services for Phyllis M. Trubach, 92, of Manteno, were held May 11 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais, with the Rev. Dan Herold officiating. Phyllis passed away May 1, 2019. Interment was in Kankakee Memorial Gardens in Aroma Township. Pallbearers were Justin and Jacob Braun, Tim Ruhm, Bruce Trubach, Ray Long and Eric Dolan.