David E. Gruendler Jr., 53, of Lake Carroll, died Wednesday March 20, 2013 in his home.
David was born on May 29, 1959 in Rockford, the son of David E. and Elizabeth (Wells) Gruendler Sr. David worked at Kelly Springfield and Titan Tire for 35 years. David married Trisha Freel on September 15, 1984 in Lena. David was a member of the N.R.A. He was a former member of the Lanark Fire Department and an E.M.T. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, traveling, being outdoors, hiking, doing family activities especially bonfires.
David will miss his dog Roscoe and cat Reeses.
Survivors include his wife, Trisha Gruendler of Lake Carroll; mother, Elizabeth Gruendler of Mendota; father David (Joanne) Gruendler of Lena; three daughters; Jessica Gruendler of DeKalb, Kathryn (Patrick) Whitehead of Belvidere and Samantha (Ben) Swanson of Forreston; sister, Elizabeth (Steve) McCarron of Roseville, MN.; Also surviving are niece Karlee and a nephew, Chad, and two great grandchildren, Larissa Gruendler and Jacob Swanson.
David was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
Visitation will be 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at Lanark United Methodist Church in the Fireplace room A memorial has been established in his memory. Please sign the guestbook at www.burketubbs.com.
Jason L. Truninger
Jason L. Truninger, age 79, of Savanna, Illinois at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, Iowa. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Savanna. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna. Burial will take place at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Savanna, with military rites accorded by the Savanna V.F.W. Post #2223 and the American Legion Post #148. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for local charities.
Dennis A. Percy,
Dennis A. “Denny” Percy, age 66, of Thomson, Illinois died on Thursday, March 21, 2013 surrounded by family at his home. Arrangements are pending at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Thomson.