Marilyn Sue Johnson, 70, of Wyanet, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017, in Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday in the Bunker Hill Church, Buda, with Rev. John Erickson officiating. Interment will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet. Her family will receive friends from 3 until 7 p.m. Thursday in the church. Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton. Private online condolences may be left for the family at www.FiocchiFuneralHomes.com.
Marilyn was born on May 21, 1947in Princeton, to Frank Virden and Mary L. (Daley) Johnson. She married Curtis L. Johnson on October 23, 1965 in the Tiskilwa Methodist Church. She had worked at the Ace Distribution Center in Princeton. She was a member of the Manlius Baptist Church, the Wyanet Village Board for many years, the Wyanet Old Car Club, and Co-sponsor of the Prairie State Long Rifle Show.
She is survived by: her husband, Curt Johnson of Wyanet; her son, Robert (Mandi) Johnson of Wyanet; 3 grandchildren, Trent (Kayleigh) Johnson, Derrick (Emily) Johnson, and Katelin (Mark) Skelley; 2 great grandchildren, Caleb and Samuel Johnson; her siblings, Lyle (Carole) Johnson of Lake Thunderbird, Larry (Kay) Johnson of Tiskilwa, and Carol (Dean) Rowe of Princeton.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; and 2 daughters in infancy.
Memorials may be directed to the wishes of the family.
Lushin C. Perry, 101, of Tiskilwa, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017, in the Illinois Veterans Home, LaSalle.
A graveside service will be held in the Poplar Grove Cemetery in Marshall, Indiana at a later date. Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton. Private online condolences may be left for the family at www.FiocchiFuneralHomes.com.
Lushin was born on March 24, 1916 in Marshall, Indiana to Frank Charles and Esta Viola (Hockett) Perry. He had served in the United States Army in the 5th division of the 3rd army during World War II in the European Theatre of Operations having served under George Patton. He married Edith Hedwig Pupp on December 14, 1946 in Crown Point, Indiana. He had retired from Consolidated Freightways in 1993 and had worked for GTE of Princeton. He was a member of the Wyanet VFW.
He is survived by: his children, Priscilla (Dale) Ethridge of Tucson, Arizona, Allen (Donna) Perry of Tiskilwa, Deborah (Thomas) Towne of Dover, Wendy (Joseph) Strong of Lacon, and Fay (David) Youngquist of Tacoma, Washington; 14 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, Edith in 2005; 2 sisters, Othella and Martha; 1 brother, Clayton; 3 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild.
Memorials may be directed to the Malden Ambulance Service.
Robert “Benny” Trowbridge, 76, of Princeton, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, with Rev. Daniel Gifford officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Princeton. His family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7:45 p.m. and again from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Private online condolences may be left for the family at www.FiocchiFuneralHomes.com.
Robert was born on May 19, 1941in Wilmette, Illinois, to Maurice and Frances (Bauer) Trowbridge. He married Catherine Moloney on August 26, 1989 in Westmont, Illinois. He was an arborist for the Village of Broadview for 30 years. He was a member of the St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton.
He is survived by: his wife, Catherine Trowbridge of Princeton; his daughter, Tina Trowbridge of Palm Harbor, Florida; his son, Ronald (Alma) Trowbridge of Nashville, Tennessee; his step-son, Dustin Vertheen of Aurora; 3 grandchildren, Ciara (Evaristo) Ramirez, Desiree Vertheen and Hunter Trowbridge; 2 great grandchildren, Anaisabela and Evaristo IV; and his siblings, Patrice Lamphere of Sun City, Arizona, John (Dianne) Trowbridge of Tucson, Arizona, Edward (Susann) of Wheaton, and Mary (John) Greene of Princeton.
He was preceded in death by: his parents.
Jason Alan Brokaw, 43, of Peru, formerly of Cherry, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of The Fiocchi Funeral Home, Cherry. Interment will follow in the Granville Cemetery. His family will receive friends Friday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again from 9 a.m. until the time of services Saturday in the funeral home. Private online condolences may be left for the family at www.FiocchiFuneralHomes.com.
Jason was born on November 28, 1973 in Spring Valley to Calvin and Barbara (Bland) Brokaw. He was a graduate of Putnam County High School, Illinois Valley Community College, and ISU. He married Deborah Hoffert on September 7, 2001 in Princeton. He had served as a police officer for Granville, the Bureau County Sherriff’s Department, the Village of Ladd, DePue, City of Spring Valley and ended his career serving the City of Peru following his promotion to Sergeant. He had also been a security officer at St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley.
He is survived by: his wife, Deborah Brokaw of Cherry; his mother Barbara (George) Robinson of Granville; his maternal grandmother, Marion Bland of Lostant; his children, Hayleigh and Calvin Brokaw of Cherry; and his brother, Eric Robinson of LaSalle.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Calvin Brokaw; and his sister, Brooke Robinson.