Elgin Obituaries

Elgin Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Jul 1 | via Northwest Herald 

    Dehmlow Sr., Dwain A.

    Dwain A. Dehmlow, Sr. Born: June 23, 1938 Died: June 29, 2015 Dwain A. "Butch" Dehmlow, Sr., age 77, of Byron, IL, formerly of Fox River Grove passed away June 29, 2015. He was born June 23, 1938, in Elgin, IL, the son of Arnold and Ruth Dehmlow.

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  • Tuesday Jun 30 | via The Beebe News 

    John Alfred Stevens, Jr.

    John Alfred Stevens Jr. of Beebe went to be with the Lord June 29, 2015. He was born March 18, 1953 in Elgin, Illinois to the late John Alfred and Hilda Johnson Stevens Sr.He is preceded in death by a wife Diane Lynn Stevens; grandson Jackson Tyler; special nephew James Roberts; brother-in-law Dusty Mahoney.He is survived by his wife Rebecca ... (more)

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  • Thursday Jun 25 | via Chicago Sun-Times 

    Off-duty Elgin police officer killed in motorcycle c...

    A motorcyclist killed in a crash with a deer late Tuesday in DeKalb County has been identified as a 27-year veteran of the Elgin Police Department. Off-duty Ofcr.

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  • Wednesday Jun 24 | via Daily Herald 

    Elgin officer dies after off-duty collision with deer

    Elgin officials observed a moment of silence at Wednesday night's city council meeting for an off-duty police officer who died after his motorcycle struck a deer late Tuesday. James Willson, a 27-year veteran of the department, was riding his personal motorcycle on Five Points Road near Old State Street in unincorporated DeKalb County when he collided with the deer.

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  • Wednesday Jun 24 | via Northwest Herald 

    Rager, James J.

    James Joseph Rager James Joseph Rager, 89, of Elgin, went home to be with His Lord on Saturday, June 20th. He is survived by his loving wife, Jane; 4 daughters, Christine Cavitt, Carol LaRoche, Susan Bethke, Joanna Norden; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-granchildren; his brother, Robert Rager and sister-in-law, Karen Rager; 3 nieces and 1 nephew.

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  • Sunday Jun 21 | via Northwest Herald 

    Herrmann, Charles A.

    Charles A. Herrmann Born: May 18, 1941; in Elgin, IL Died: June 17, 2015; in Hampshire, IL Charles A. "Butch" Herrmann, age 74, of Hampshire, passed away Wednesday evening, June 17, 2015 in his home with his family at his side. He was born May 18, 1941, in Elgin, the son of Clarence and Geraldine Herrmann.

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  • Saturday Jun 20 | via The Messenger 

    Edwin Schultze

    Edwin Schultze, 63, of Fort Dodge, passed away, Friday, June 19, 2015 at the Fort Dodge Health and Rehab. Services will be 10:30 AM Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge with Rev.

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  • Thursday Jun 18 | via Daily Herald 

    St. Charles loses teacher in auto accident

    The St. Charles school community will gather to mourn the loss of a teacher beloved for the lasting impressions he left on his students. T.J. Sportsman, 34, a gym teacher at Munhall Elementary and basketball coach at Haines Middle School for 10 years, died in a highway accident Sunday while returning from a fishing tournament he won in Wisconsin.

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  • Saturday Jun 13 | via The Janesville Gazette 

    Robert "Bob" J. Roush, Edgerton, WI

    Robert "Bob" J. Roush, 77, of Edgerton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on June 4, 1938, in Elgin, IL, to the late Joseph and Marie Roush.

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  • Friday Jun 12 | via Northwest Herald 

    Wilke, Gordon H.

    Gordon H. Wilke Born: March 3, 1940; in Elgin, IL Died: June 10, 2015; in Union, IL Gordon H. "Gordy" Wilke, age 75, of Union, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at home, surrounded by his family. He was born March 3, 1940, in Elgin, the son of Walter and Caroline Wilke.

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  • Friday Jun 12 | via Northwest Herald 

    Reckamp, Allan J.

    Allan J. Reckamp Born: Oct. 23, 1954; in Elgin, IL Died: June 8, 2015; in Janesville, WI Allan J. Reckamp, age 60, of Harvard, passed away Monday, June 8, 2015, at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville, Wisconsin. He was born October 23, 1954, in Elgin, to Claude and Margaret Reckamp.

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  • Friday Jun 12 | via Northwest Herald 

    Morris, Kenneth A.

    Kenneth A. Morris Born: Sept. 20, 1948; in Harvard, IL Died: June 9, 2015; in Elgin, IL Kenneth A. Morris, age 66, of Harvard, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, surrounded by his family.

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  • Thursday Jun 11 | via Northwest Herald 

    Rosenthal, James L.

    James L. Rosenthal Born: Sept. 17, 1944; in Potter, NE Died: June 8, 2015; in Elgin James "J.R." L. Rosenthal, age 70, of Elgin, formerly of Mount Prospect, passed away on Monday June 8, 2015, in his home.

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  • Wednesday Jun 10 | via Daily Herald 

    Elgin race to benefit esophageal cancer research

    Bob Geier's beaming smile stuck with his family after his life was cut short by esophageal cancer in 2011. That grin, though, would soon inspire a 5K in his honor.

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  • Wednesday Jun 10 | via Northwest Herald 

    Schumacher, John

    John Schumacher Born: Jan. 21, 1959; in Elgin, IL Died: June 6, 2015; in Nekoosa, WI John "Jack" Schumacher, age 56, of Crystal Lake, died Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. Jack was born January 21, 1959 in Elgin, to Raymond and Nancy Schumacher.

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  • Monday Jun 8 | via Daily Herald 

    Ring the bell to celebrate cancer survivors in Elgin

    One after another, cancer survivors rang a bell three times -- some jauntily, some more tentatively, but all with big smiles on their faces -- in a ceremony Monday at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. First in line was two-time breast cancer survivor Rosemarie Bruns of Elgin, who said "It felt wonderful" to ring the new "survivors bell" unveiled in the waiting area of the hospital's Cancer Care Center.

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  • Jun 2, 2015 | via Northwest Herald 

    Lawrence, Barbara F.

    Barbara F. Lawrence Born: July 29, 1928 Died: May 31, 2015 Barbara Fern Lawrence, 86, of Elgin, passed away peacefully at Hearthstone Manor in Woodstock on Sunday, May 31, 2015. She was born on July 29, 1928, in Ringwood, IL the daughter of Oliver & Leone Lawrence.

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