Obituary: Patricia A. Trafton

February 01, 1937 – September 20, 2019 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Patricia A. Trafton (nee Szymanski) age 82 of Lansing, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019. She is survived by her loving children: Debora (Toby) Novak and Ron (Cathi) Trafton. Cherished grandmother of Brandon and Brittney Novak and Olivia Trafton. Patricia was … Read more

Gov. Pritzker names 2020 Census co-coordinators

Part of comprehensive effort to ensure complete count information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 20, 2019) – Governor JB Pritzker has appointed Oswaldo Alvarez and Marishonta Wilkerson to lead the state’s effort to ensure an accurate and complete 2020 Census count for the state of Illinois. “The 2020 Census will … Read more

Leadership and Winter Preparedness/Snow and Ice Conference coming to South Suburban College

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 20, 2019) – South Suburban College (SSC) is presenting a Leadership and Winter Preparedness/Snow and Ice Conference designed for public works directors, supervisors, and operators as well as commercial snow removal contractors from September 23–26, 2019. Included will be workshops on winter operations for operators … Read more

Obituary: Richard P. “Rick” Barthel

February 05, 1967 – September 13, 2019 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Richard P. “Rick” Barthel, age 52, suddenly, late of Momence, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019. Dear father of Derek (Angelica) Barthel. Beloved brother of Cynthia (Richard) Gunkel, Anne (Jay) Lauritzen, and Patricia Talbot. Kind uncle of many … Read more