Sunday, August 25, 2013

Peter Anthony LeVeque - Bourbonnais

Visitation for Peter Anthony LeVeque, 19, of Bourbonnais, will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Lance Hurley will officiate.
Burial will be in Maternity BVM Cemetery, Bourbonnais. Memorials may be made to the family. He died Monday (Aug. 15, 2011) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
He was born Feb. 11, 1992, in the Philippines, the son of Jerry and Mary A. Drazy LeVeque.
Surviving besides his parents, of Bourbonnais, are two sisters, Annalise LeVeque, of Chicago, and Carolyn LeVeque, of Bourbonnais; and one brother, Joe LeVeque, of Chicago.
Source: The Daily Journal - August 17, 2011

Edward F. Arseneau - Los Angeles CA


Visitation for Edward F. Arseneau, 83, of Los Angeles, Calif., formerly of Bourbonnais, will be from 9 a.m. Friday until the 11 a.m. funeral service at the Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home, west Kankakee. The Rev. Vernon Arseneau will officiate.
Burial will be in Maternity BVM Cemetery, Bourbonnais. Memorials may be made to the family wishes. He died Friday (Sept. 14, 2012) in Los Angeles.
Mr. Arseneau worked at the Chicago Tribune before moving to California and becoming a teacher in Los Angeles. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Bourbonnais, the son of Edward and Winifred McGrath Arseneau. He was a graduate of St. Patrick Central High School and studied at DePaul University for two years. He was a graduate of Paris-Sorbonne University. He served in the U.S. Army, where he was a translator for two years.
Surviving are one sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Morris Burton, of Limestone; three nieces, Wendy (Rende) Langlois, of Clifton, Stacy Burns, of Florida, and Kelly (Greg) Walter, of Limestone; and six great-nephews and one great-niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Source: The Daily Journal - September 19, 2012

Monday, August 19, 2013

Richard J. Loiselle - Bourbonnais


Visitation for Richard J. Loiselle, 87, of Bourbonnais, will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Maternity BVM Catholic Church, Bourbonnais.
Burial will be in Maternity BVM Cemetery, Bourbonnais. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Maternity BVM School or to Bishop McNamara Catholic High School. He died Monday (March 4, 2013) at the Miller Center in Kankakee.
Mr. Loiselle was employed by the family business, Triangle Construction, and managed the Maternity BVM Credit Union. He was born May 9, 1925, in Kankakee, the son of Percy F. and Margaret Ader Loiselle. He was a graduate of St. Patrick High School and a charter member of the Jaycees. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He loved photography, traveling and spending time with his family.
Surviving are his wife, the former Adelia Ruder, of Bourbonnais, whom he married Feb. 26, 1948, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kankakee; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kerry and Paula Loiselle, of Normal, and Kevin and Cecelia Loiselle, of Carmel, Ind.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Gary Schultz, of Farmington, Amy Loiselle and spouse, Tim Wallace, of Zim, Minn., and Carol and Richard Sweeden, of Streator; 10 grandchildren, Alexis (Chris) Maubach, Sara (Matt) Haas, Andrea (Scott) Winter, Grant Loiselle, Lauren Loiselle, Sr. Therese Marie Loiselle, Scott (Lisa) Loiselle, Bryan (Marguerite) Loiselle, Kevin Loiselle and Elaine Loiselle; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Doreen Collins, of Bourbonnais; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Diane Marie; one grandson, Garrett; and one granddaughter, Melissa Loiselle.

Source: The Daily Journal - March 6, 2013

Louis F. Menard - Kankakee


Louis F. Menard, 84, of Kankakee, died Friday (Dec. 30, 2011) at Riverside Medical Center. A gathering time for family and friends will be from 10 a.m. Thursday until the 11 a.m. prayer service at Schreffler Life Story Funeral Homes, Kankakee Chapel.
Burial will follow the service at Maternity BVM Cemetery, Bourbonnais.
Mr. Menard was born Feb. 21, 1927, in Bourbonnais Township, the son of Hubert and Matilda (Odette) Menard. He was a groundskeeper for General Foods for 38 years, retiring in 1982. He proudly served our country as a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was of the Catholic faith.
He was married April 11, 1953, in Kankakee, to Ruth Whitaker, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by one son, Ronald Menard, of Florida; one grandson, Ronald Menard Jr., of Kankakee; one brother Edmond Menard, of Clifton; and many nieces, nephew, and brothers- and sisters-in-law.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, the Rev. Wilfred Menard, Joseph Menard and Shirley Menard; and one sister Dorothy Miller.

Source: The Daily Journal - January 3, 2012


Ruth Helen Menard - Kankakee

Visitation for Ruth Helen Menard, 77, of Kankakee, will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Burial will be in Maternity Cemetery, Bourbonnais. Memorials may be made to the family wishes. She died Monday (Nov. 20, 2006) at Riverside Medical Center.

Mrs. Menard had worked at the Kankakee Foundry as a core maker and at Domestic Laundry. She was born Feb. 6, 1929, in Tazewell, Tenn., the daughter of Dillard and Zelta Townsley Whitaker. She was a member of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed bowling, swimming and visiting.

Source: The Daily Journal - November 21, 2006