Sunday, July 25, 2010

Violet M. Dohman Obit

Violet M. Dohman Obit: "


Violet M. Dohman



Published: Friday, July 23, 2010 8:52 AM CDT

Violet M. Dohman, 94, of Vienna and formerly of Chatsworth, died at 1:25 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at Union County Hospital in Anna.

She is survived by three daughters, including Elaine K. Dohman of Anna, and two sons.

Funeral services wil be conducted in Chatsworth at a later date.

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.


Monday, July 19, 2010

Jim & Thelma (Ringo) Wickenhauser 50th Anniversary

Jim & Thelma (Ringo) Wickenhauser 50th Anniversary: "


From Chatsworth Illinois Memories



HEYWORTH — Jim and Thelma Wickenhauser of Heyworth will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. July 31 at Heyworth Christian Church.

Wickenhauser and Thelma Ringo were married July 31, 1960, at Heyworth Christian Church. Their attendants were Lois Kaufman Evans and Don Wickenhauser.

They are the parents of Wendy (Frank) Bartels, Heyworth; Brett (Marcia) Wickenhauser, The Colony, Texas; Terri (Howard) Springer, Bloomington; Troy (Kelley) Wickenhauser, Downs; and Tammy (Dave) Stephens, Heyworth. They have 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was self-employed in construction, retiring in 2000. She worked at Illinois State University, retiring in 2003





Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Obit of Matt Schade

Obit of Matt Schade: "

From Chatsworth Illinois Memories



CHATSWORTH — Matt Schade, 52, rural Chatsworth, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday (June 29, 2010) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, after an unwavering and courageous four-year battle with lung cancer.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chatsworth, with Jerry Gentes officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded, and private inurnment will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Memorials may be made to his children’s education fund. Martin Funeral Home, Chatsworth, is handling arrangements.

Matt was born April 1, 1958, in Fairbury, a son of Francis and Mary Jane Kueffner Schade. He graduated from Chatsworth High School in 1976 while attending Livingston Area Vocational School, where he received awards for his carpentry work. He married his loving wife, Rita Edwards, on Dec. 15, 1978, in Pontiac. She survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Abby, and a son, Andrew, both at home; four sisters, Sue (Al) Barham, Boone, N.C.; Stacy McKinley, Joliet; Nancy (Dale) Stamm, Penfield; and Leah (Mark) Wagner, Paxton; one brother, Stephen Schade, Miami, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Carol Vaughn; and his grandparents.

He worked at Interlake in Pontiac, where he was a welder and machine operator for 25 years.

He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, camping, mechanical work, his tractors and spending time with family and friends. He was also involved with the Boy Scouts of America in Chatsworth. He was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chatsworth.

He will be sadly missed and forever in our hearts.

This obituary may be viewed and private condolences sent to the family online at

Posted in Obituaries on Thursday, July 1, 2010 12:00 am


Dehm's Father's Day

Dehm's Father's Day: "



Fritz and his dad Lloyd "Bones" Dehm celebrate Father's Day at Piper City Rehab.



Lial & Sherri Zeedyd 25th Anniversary

Lial & Sherri Zeedyd 25th Anniversary: "


Lial and Sherri Zeedyk 25th annniversary