WSPY NEWS - Obituary
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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Kendall Forest Preserve Commissioners Pass $9.1 Million Budget by 7 to 3 Vote

Following a long discussion and the cutting of $105,457 from the proposed $9,206,839 2020-2021 Budget, the Kendall County Forest Preserve commissioners approved the budget at Monday's Special Meeting by a seven to three vote. Read more

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Oswego Democrat Running for Illinois Speaker of the House Says Change is Needed

Oswego Democratic State Representative Stephanie Kifowit says she will do things different than current Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan if she ends up winning the job of House Speaker. Read more

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New DeKalb County Officials Sworn In

DeKalb County officials who were elected last month were sworn in at the DeKalb County Courthouse on Tuesday.  Read more

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CDC Panel Recommends Healthcare Workers and Nursing Home Residents Be First to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel voted Tuesday to recommend that healthcare workers and nursing home residents be the first to receive COVID-19 vaccines when one becomes available. Read more

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Lawmakers Want Answers on COVID-19 Outbreak At LaSalle Veterans Home

Republican Morris State Representative David Welter is among those who want answers about the COVID-19 outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans Home. Welter represents Plano, portions of Oswego, and much of the southern portion of WSPY's listening area. Read more

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Aurora Police Investigation Into Shooting Leads to Standoff

Aurora Police are investigating a shooting that left a man in critical condition Sunday on the city's near east side. The investigation led to a standoff where six adults and an infant eventually surrendered to police in the 200 block of Ohio Street. Police haven't said if anyone has been arrested or charged. Read more

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Seventeen New COVID-19 Cases in Kendall County Jail

The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says there are seventeen new COVID-19 cases in the Kendall County Jail. Thirteen cases are among jail inmates and four are among jail staff. One inmate who tested positive was taken to an area hospital as a precaution. There have been no new cases reported in the last two days. Read more

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Kendall County Animal Control Director's Job Performance Evaluation Appeal Denied

Kendall County Animal Control Director Laura Pawson's appeal of her Performance Evaluation by County Administrator Scott Koeppel was denied at a Special Monday meeting of the Kendall County Board's Animal Control Committee. Read more

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Montgomery Woman Charged with Domestic Battery and Violation of Bail Bond

Montgomery police were called to the 1800 block of Waverly Way on Monday. Police made contact with 37-year-old Kara A. Nottingham who is alleged to have struck a family member. Nottingham was taken to the Kane County Jail. Read more

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Investigation Into Domestic Disturbance Leads to Criminal Damage to Property Charge

Montgomery police arrested 18-year-old Andrea Munoz-Martinez, of Montgomery on Tuesday from the 200 block of Pine Ridge Lane. Police were called there to investigate a domestic disturbance. Read more

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Two Charged with Retail Theft from Plano Walmart

Plano Police arrested one woman and cited another at the Plano Walmart Store Sunday. Read more

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Minooka Man Arrested For Alleged Cruelty To Animals

The Minooka Police Department arrested a man for animal cruelty last week. Read more

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Cortland Man Dies in Crash South of Burlington

50-year-old James D. Coffman, of Cortland, was killed in a single-vehicle crash at Peplow Road and Ellithorpe Road south of Burlington in Kane County Saturday. Read more

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Naperville Woman Charged with Scott's Law Violation After Allegedly Hitting Parked Illinois State Police Squad Car

A Naperville woman accused of hitting a parked Illinois State Police squad car, and a vehicle that was pulled over, on I-80 east of Joliet Sunday is facing a Scott's Law violation. 21-year-old Cheyenne T. Payton is charged with reckless driving and a few other driving violations. Read more

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Three Ticketed for Improperly Transporting Cannabis

Yorkville Police made a traffic stop at Kennedy and Galena Road last Wednesday. Three occupants of the vehicle were cited for improperly transporting cannabis. Read more

Fit and Strong Class

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Bingo

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BINGO!  BINGO!  Who doesn’t like to play bingo?  We love bingo and play it three times a week at Senior Services Associates, 908 Game Farm …

Caregiver Support Group

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Senior Services Associates will be offering a caregiver support group.  This group will be meeting the first Thursday of every month at 2:0…

Fit and Strong Class

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Fit and Strong

Dime Jingle

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Do you enjoy playing bingo?  Well, this might be a game for you!!  This game is played with a deck of playing cards.  You will need 20 dime…

Bingo

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BINGO!  BINGO!  Who doesn’t like to play bingo?  We love bingo and play it three times a week at Senior Services Associates, 908 Game Farm …

Pinochle

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Senior Services Associates at 908 Game Farm Road in Yorkville will be hosting pinochle game on Tuesday and Friday's 12 noon.

Sheridan American Legion Friday Fish Fry

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Come out and enjoy the Sheridan American Legion Fish Fry every Friday night from 5:30-7:30!

Fit and Strong Class

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Social Bridge

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Senior Services Associates at 908 Game Farm Road in Yorkville will be hosting social bridge  game on Tuesday's 9:00 am.  

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Jeanne L. Fick, 80

Jeanne L. Fick, 80, of Sandwich, Illinois passed away November 15, 2020. She was born September 18, 1940 in Queens, New York the daughter of William and Lillian (Klein) Leicken. She married Burneal Fick on June 27, 1964 in CollegePoint, New York. She was a member of Living Heritage Lutheran Church. Jeanne was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmothe… Read more

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Martin “Marty” J. Welch, 62

Martin “Marty” J. Welch, 62, of Earlville, IL passed away Monday, November 30, 2020 at his home in Earlville, IL. He was born on November 10, 1958 in Ottawa, IL the son of Samuel and Ada Mae (Hoffman) Welch. He married Julia M. Repplinger in August of 1983 in Ottawa, IL. He loved fishing, camping, gardening, the outdoors, animals, and music. Most … Read more

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Harvey A. Knell, 86

Harvey A. Knell, age 86 of Yorkville, IL passed away at his home on Saturday, November 28, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 27, 1934 in Crawford County, OH, the son of Myron and Toletha (Tracht) Knell. Read more

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Glenn P. Wallace, 71

Glenn P. Wallace, age 71, of Sandwich, IL, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020 at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in Dekalb, IL. He was born on March 30, 1949 in Huntsville, AL, the son of Joe and Edith (Smith) Wallace. Read more

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Johnnie “John” Cleaburn Kee, 100

Johnnie “John” Cleaburn Kee, 100, of Aurora, Illinois formerly of Plano, IL passed away peacefully on Monday, November 30, 2020. John was born on November 27, 1920 in rural Benton County Tennessee to John Marshall and Era (Higdon) Kee. Read more

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Josephine Siciliano, 97

Josephine Siciliano, age 97 of Yorkville, IL passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Hillside Rehab and Care Center in Yorkville, IL. She was born on July 1, 1923 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Pasquale and Maria (Carmalitana) Siciliano. Read more

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James N. Duffy, 73

James N. Duffy, 73, of Sandwich, IL passed away Monday, November 30, 2020 at Valley West Hospital in Sandwich, IL surrounded by his loving family.  He was born January 27, 1947 in Chicago, IL the son of James T. & Margert (Kindl) Duffy.  He married Joanne M. Bell on March 11, 1967 in Cassopolis, MI.  He was a member of The Professional Basebal… Read more

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William F. Vogt, 84

William F. Vogt, 84, resident of Millbrook, IL from 1960-2016, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He was born January 5, 1936 in Cannelton, IN the son of Andrew J. and Lilly (Reed) Vogt. He married Helen K. Oschmann on October 7, 1956 in Newburgh, IN. He was a member of Millbrook Methodist Church. … Read more

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Mary Ann Andersen, 85

Mary Ann Andersen, age 85, of Plano, IL passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at her home. She was born on July 20, 1935 in Plano, IL the daughter of Eber and Billie (Musser) Johnson. Read more

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John N. Schneider, 100

John N. Schneider, age 100, of Yorkville, IL, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He was born on February 10, 1920 in Yorkville, IL, the son of Fred and Almada (LeCuyer) Schneider. Read more

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