MENDOTA -- Allen E. Steele of North Ridge, Calif., formerly of Mendota, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at the VA hospital.
Cremation rites will be accorded in Van Orin at a later date.
PRINCETON -- Nannie M. Anderson, 93, of 544 E. Pettee St., Princeton, died at 5:53 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
Born April 30, 1911, in Dover Township of Bureau County to Carl and Anna (Peterson) Freeberg, she married Carl Albin Anderson Oct. 12, 1931, in Moline. He died April 2, 1998.
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Princeton and ALCW of her church. She had been a member of the Ohio Home Extension for many years, a 4-H leader for many years, and had been active in the horticulture department of the Bureau County Fair as a director and judge.
Survivors include one daughter, Karen (Walter) Kinnett of Amboy; one daughter-in-law, Marrietta Anderson of Princeton; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one son, Carl L. Anderson on Oct. 26, 2004; and three brothers, Elmer, Roy and Harry Freeberg.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the First Lutheran Church, Princeton, with the Rev. Jerome Diers officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services in the church.
Memorials may be directed to the First Lutheran Church Building Fund.
The Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton is in charge of arrangements.
MALDEN -- Beverly J. Cotter, 71, of 309 Queen St., Malden, died at 1:25 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004, at Colonial Hall Living Center in Princeton.
She was born Nov. 2, 1933, in Dixon to Francis and Mary (Wade) Cotter.
She was a graduate of Dixon High School. She had worked at Harper-Wyman Co. in Princeton for many years and later at Wal-Mart in Princeton.
Survivors include two sisters, Shirley Knutti of Milledgeville and Janet Bushman of Atlanta, Ga.; one brother, James (Lynn) Hackbarth of Macomb; 11 nieces and nephews; and special friends, Wally and Mary Gabor of Malden.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles and Donald; and one sister, Marilyn.
Services and burial will be private.
LADD -- Linda M. Corsale, 53, of rural Ladd died at 8:32 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, at her home after a lengthy illness.
Born July 22, 1951, in LaSalle to Stanley and Marie (Wawrzyniak) Chemelewski, she married John Corsale Oct. 30, 1976, in LaSalle. He survives.
A homemaker, she was a member of St. Benedict's Church in Ladd.
Also surviving are one son, John Corsale Jr. at home; two daughters, Sophie (Brad) Henderson of Princeton and Linda Jo Corsale of Peru; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Services were held Monday in the Mueller and Pagani Funeral Home, LaSalle, and at St. Benedict's Church, Ladd, with the Rev. Harold Datzman, O.S.B., officiating. Burial was in St. Vincent's Cemetery, LaSalle.
Visitation was held Sunday in the funeral home.
GRANVILLE -- Irene C. Holmbeck, 78, of Granville died at 6:55 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at Mendota Hospital in Mendota.
Born Oct. 14, 1926, in Granville to Carl and Caroline (Svenson) Johnson, she married Glenn Holmbeck Aug. 8, 1947, in the First Lutheran Church in Granville. He died in 1969.
She retired from the Illinois Department of Public Aid after 25 years.
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Granville, the Granville PTA and the Keys Club.
Survivors include one daughter, Janice Brannon of Chicago; one son, Michael (Barbara) Holmbeck of Utica; one sister, Evelyn Jeppson of Granville; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy; and two brothers, Howard and Alfred.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, in the First Lutheran Church, Granville, with the Rev. Krista Stokke officiating. Burial will be in the Granville Cemetery.
Visitation will be private.
Memorials may be directed to the donor's choice.
The Helmer-Shields Funeral Home in Granville is in charge of arrangements.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Bonnie D. Kyle, 62, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla.
She was born July 17, 1942, in Princeton to Marion and Lilly (Alm) Hunton. She married Alvin L. Kyle Jr. He survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Lorie Kuipers, Michelle (Daryl) Townsend, and Dena (Darryl) Peterson; her mother, Lilly Hunton of Princeton; one sister, Patricia Meronek of Princeton; and one brother, Robert Hunton of Seatonville; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home in Orange Park, Fla.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Garden of Miracles in the Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery.
MANLIUS -- Margaret Louise Wheeler, 89, of Walnut Manor, formerly of Manlius, died at 3:31 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
Born June 22, 1915, in Tiskilwa to Logan and Emma (Beard) Morris, she married Lowell A. Wheeler in Princeton on Dec. 24, 1936. He died April 4, 1972.
She was a member of Grace United Brethren in Christ Church in Manlius.
She worked as a nurse's aide at Prairie View Nursing Center in Princeton and was a farmer's wife and homemaker.
Survivors include one daughter, Phyllis J. Strine of Grand Rapids, Mich.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son-in-law, Larry L. Strine; one brother, Eugene Morris; and three sisters, Birtie Grubaugh, Mary Ballard, and Elizabeth Cleary.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Wyanet.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, the Rev. Ralph E. Faber officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Wyanet.
Memorials may be made to Manlius Rescue Squad.
GRANVILLE -- Vernon L. Mecagni, 43, of 405 Hill St., Granville, died at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood.
Born Aug. 31, 1961, in Spring Valley to Nildo and Rose (Story) Mecagni, he married Terri Dabler on Oct. 25, 1997, in Standard. She survives.
He worked for Mid-American Growers in the maintenance department and was a firefighter for 15 years for the Granville Fire Department and a driver for the Putnam County Ambulance Service.
Also surviving are two sons, Joseph and Stephen, at home; his parents of Granville; one sister, Bonnie (Bill) Lucas of Ladd; two brothers, Stephen (Karen) Mecagni of Granville and Allan (Mary) Mecagni of Granville; and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the Helmer-Shields Funeral Home in Granville.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the funeral home, the Rev. Krista Stokke officiating. Burial will be in the Granville Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the family.