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Locke memorial service Aug. 7

A celebration of life memorial service for James R. Locke will be Saturday, Aug. 7. Gathering will begin at 10 a.m. before the 11 a.m. service at Woodstock First United

Jane Dahm celebration Aug. 1

The family of Jane Dahm will celebrate and remember her life with an open house on what would have been her 90th birthday. The event will be from 1 to

Vanessa Busse, 34

Vanessa Busse, age 34, of Woodstock, passed away July 13, 2021, with her family by her side. She was born on Sept. 17, 1986, in Libertyville, the daughter of Allan

Hazel Marie Kniebusch, 96

Hazel Marie Kniebusch, 96, of Woodstock, passed away July 14, 2021, in Huntley, Ill. She was born in 1924 to Frank and Madaline (Lang) Beilke in Woodstock at the home

Locke service Aug. 7

Visitation for James R. Locke of Woodstock will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, until the service at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 201 W. South St.,

Walter G. Price, 72

Walter G. Price, 72, of Woodstock, Ill., died Sunday, July 4, 2021, at home. Born May 22, 1949, in Chicago, the son of Albert G. and Walena (Chenery) Price, Walter

Ray L. ‘Bud’ Oughton Jr., 88

Ray L. “Bud” Oughton Jr., 88, of Woodstock, passed away on Thursday June 24, 2021, at his home in Woodstock. He was born in Fort Atkinson, Wis., on Oct. 2,

Michael Francis Engelhardt, 74

Michael Francis Engelhardt, 74, of Woodstock, passed away on June 23, 2021, at his home in Woodstock in the loving arms of his wife, Kay. He was born in Vöcklabruck,

Jeffrey Trewyn service July 10

A celebration of life gathering for Jeffrey Trewyn will be held on Saturday, July 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Niko’s Red Mill Tavern, 1040 Lake Ave., in Woodstock,

Robert Atwood Holifield, 43

Robert Atwood Holifield had an impact that far exceeded his allotted time on earth. In his 43 years, Robert lived in a way we can only hope to emulate –

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