Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Leroy E. Ewald, 84, passed away Friday, May 15, 2015 in Freeport. Leroy was born Aug. 11, 1930 to Earl Henry and Rosa Leola (Hays) Ewald in Alto Township, Lee County. He married Marjorie Irene Hare on March 29, 1951 in Steward.
Leroy proudly served our country with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War in ...more
Posted: Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
ASHTON -- Vernan Maxine (Patricia) Koechig, 92, of Ashton, passed away at her home May 4, 2015. She was born on May 5, 1922 in Weston (now Wheaton).
She served her country with the U.S. Army as a WAC with the rank of PFC, she was assigned as an Entertainment Specialist. She was sent overseas, she received two medals, ...more