Obituaries

In Memory of Lawrence “Lawr” Hugo

Jacksonville has lost another friend with the passing of Lawrence Hugo, known better as “Lawr.” Lawr passed away on April 4, surrounded by family. Enjoy this piece written on his life and artwork from the […]

Artist Elaine Witteveen Passes Away at 98

Longtime Jacksonville resident and artist Elaine Witteveen passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the age of 98.

Elaine was born and raised in Chicago and attended the […]

Mary the “Worm Lady” Passes On

Mary Lillian Probert, affectionately known by all as the “Worm Lady,” passed away on January 10th at the age of 85. Mary, a longtime town resident, was preceded in death by her mother, Katie Lillian […]