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Dale Joseph Honerbaum, 77

Dale Joseph Honerbaum, age 77, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 20, 2020. A private service will be held with burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover. You may leave a condolence for the family at

Dale was born September 16, 1942 in Dubuque, Iowa, the son of Bernard and Helen (Sprague) Honerbaum. He attended grade school at St. John’s Catholic School in Savanna, and is a Hanover High School graduate with the Class of 1960. On February 6, 1965, Dale married Carol Paisley of Hanover. They raised two children and celebrated 55 years of marriage.

Dale served many roles in life. He was a loving husband to Carol and always used his wit and humor to liven things up. To his daughter, Teri, Dale was a Hero, always being there when needed, especially to fix anything at a moment’s notice. And to his son, Jim, he was more than a father, he was also like a Brother, they did so much together. To his community, he was a faithful volunteer, especially with the Hanover Volunteer Fire Department. Dale loved and cherished his family, was a good provider, and especially loved being a Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, and Uncle.

He loved the family dogs, hunting, fishing, and driving through the beautiful countryside. He enjoyed the casino, playing poker with his fireman buddies, collecting coins, and spending time in nature. Dale worked many years for Kelly-Springfield Tire in Freeport, retiring in 1998. Earlier in life he had also worked at Eaton in Savanna, The Savanna Army Depot, and National Lock in Savanna.

Dale will be dearly missed by his wife, Carol of Hanover; his daughter, Theresa “Teri” (Bill) Neighbour of Morrison; his son, James “Jim” (Wanda) Honerbaum of Hanover; five grandchildren, Dave (Brittany) Middendorf, Stacy Middendorf (Fiance Austin Chapman), Mark (Stephany) Honerbaum, Scott (Christine) Honerbaum and Brian Honerbaum; six great-grandchildren, John, Owen, Orion, Kellen, Everly and Paislee; a sister, Linda (Lloyd) Bushnell of Arizona; Carol’s siblings, Lavon Rainey of Polk City, Iowa and Alex (Carolyn) Paisley of Dixon; and many nieces and nephews. Dale is preceded in death by both parents and five siblings, Constance “Connie” Simon, Elizabeth “Betty Mae” McClain, Bernadine Duffy, James Honerbaum, and David Kuntz; and brothers-in-law, Duane Paisley and Carl Paisley, and a sister-in-law, Norma Dauphin.

The family gives a special thanks to FHN Hospice, Dr. Crist, Dr. Holms and staff of Medical Associates, the Elizabeth Ambulance, Hanover Fire Department and first responders, and family and friends for all of their help, love and support, and for those that went above and beyond to help.


Wilbur “Ted” W. Heck, 83

Wilbur “Ted” W. Heck, age 83 of Windsor, WI passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the VA Hospital in Madison, WI. He was born on October 28, 1936, the son of Lyle and Florence (Korth) Heck. Ted married Sue Ann Meier on September 2, 1961 in Afolkey, IL. He served his country in the United States Army.

Ted worked for FS Stephenson Service Company with LP gas, he was transferred to Dane County as the department manager. He then worked for Ag Systems in Hutchinson, MN, where he retired from as the warehouse manager for parts and equipment.

He was a member of the Grace Evangelical Church in Madison and the Evangelical Congregation Church in Cedarville. Ted was a past member of the Lena Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Deforest American Legion Post 0348.

Ted is survived by his wife Sue of Windsor, WI; son Phillip (Lori) Heck of Freeport, IL; daughters- Nancy (Tom) Jones of Albert Lee, MN and Lorene (John) Hammer of Mauston, WI; grandchildren- Caleb Heck, Ethan (Robyn) Heck, Spencer and Alexis Jones, Grace, Ruth and Joe Hammer; great-grandchildren Elizabeth and Edmund Heck; sister Marion (Dennis) Wubbena of Forreston, IL; and a brother Darrel (Maribeth) Heck of Freeport.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private family graveside services will be held at Cedarville Cemetery in Cedarville, IL. Pastor Paul Bawden will officiate the services.

A memorial has been established in his memory for the VA Hospital CLC Hospice. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Pleasant Valley

Daniel K. Reed, 55

Daniel K. Reed, 55, of Pleasant Valley, IL passed away unexpectedly on Saturday March 28, 2020 at FHN Memorial Hospital.

He was born on September 30, 1964 to Gail and Claris (Wickler) Reed. Dan owned and operated Reed’s Trucking and was a previous owner of Pearl Valley Cheese. Dan also worked for Darlington Dairy Supply and Kolb Lena Cheese. He enjoyed Fords, antiques, classic cars, going to auctions, and riding his Harley Davidson, he had a need for speed. Dan also enjoyed jukeboxes, and chocolate lab dogs. He loved sharing stories with his family and friends, and country living.

He is survived by his best friend and soul mate Deanna Griffin of Pleasant Valley, IL, siblings; Deb (Jeff Stamm) Birchen of Lena, IL, Dave (Linda) Reed of Winslow, IL, Duane (Tina) Reed of Kent, IL, Denise (Scott Boeke) Reed of Freeport, IL and Dana Reed of Freeport, IL, many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Dawn in 2014.

Private family services will be held.

A memorial has been established in his name. Condolences may be sent to the family at


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