Digital Access

Digital Access
Access saukvalley.com and all Shaw Media Illinois content from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, Daily including the e-Edition or e-Edition only.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from SaukValley.com, but text rates may apply.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today.
Obituaries

Thomas J. Payne

Thomas J. Payne
Thomas J. Payne

AMBOY – Thomas J. Payne, 69, of Amboy, passed away at home on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

He was born on October 31, 1949, in Amboy the son of Leo J. and Marjorie (Reed) Payne. He married Linda Madden on February 2, 1968, in Dixon. He retired as a mechanic from Ken Nelson Auto Mall and worked as a mechanic for Lavern Blosser for many years.

Survivors include his wife Linda; daughter, Angela (Mike) Healey of Marshall; son, Keith (Robyn) of Louisville; grandchildren, Klayton and Sierra Payne, and Brandon Healy; sisters, Sharon (Don) Sawyer of Dixon, Diane (Ed) Kutz of Humboldt, TN, Joan Sprague of Dixon, Paula (Butch) Schwitters of Dixon, and Renee Payne of Rockford.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and brother-in-law, Curt Sprague.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Private burial for immediate family and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to Serenity Hospice and Home of Oregon, IL.

Stateline Cremations is assisting the family.

Loading more