Author: 100 Club of Illinois

On Saturday, August 7th, Chicago Police Officer Ella French was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop. Our hearts are with the French family and the Chicago Police Department. Visit our Fallen Heroes page....

On Wednesday, August 4th, Brooklyn Police Officer Brian Pierce was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle while attempting to deploy spike strips on the McKinley Bridge during a vehicle pursuit. He is survived by his parents and siblings. Our hearts are with the Pierce family and...

On Wednesday, May 19th, Champaign Police Officer Chris Oberheim was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance. He is survived by his wife and four children. Our hearts are with the Oberheim family and the Champaign Police Department. To donate in memory of Officer Oberheim, please...

On Friday, April 30th, Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Allen Giacchetti passed away from complications due to the COVID-19 virus. He is survived by his wife and five children. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Giacchetti family and the Cook County Sheriff's Police. To donate in memory...

Captain Leo Werner was someone who represented the best in Scales Mound. Leo was a man who showed respect and responsibility to his country, family, friends, and community. After serving two years with the U.S. Army and several years with the National Guard of Illinois,...

Police Officer Titus Moore died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. He passed away on November 24, 2020. Officer Moore had served with the Chicago Police Department for 14 years and was assigned to the 3rd District....

Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among inmates and correctional staff at the Cook County Jail at 2650 S. California Avenue in Chicago. Deputy O'Brien had served with the Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Court Services for 25 years...

Kody Vanfossan died doing what he loved while battling a six-alarm commercial fire in Christopher, Illinois. Christopher Engine 201 was the first on scene, with a report of a squatter possibly being in the building. Kody and his father, a CFD captain, did a primary...

Jacob L. Ringering lost his life in the line of duty on March 5, 2019. Jake and his crew responded to a working residential structure fire. While performing exterior fire suppression activities, he sustained fatal injuries in a partial structural collapse. Born December 14, 1981, Jake...

Police Officer Scot Fitzgerald was killed when his patrol car and an ambulance collided while en route to a call. Officer Fitzgerald had served with the South Jacksonville Police Department for 17 months. He is survived by his wife and two children....

Deputy Sheriff Dwight Maness of the McHenry County Sheriff's Office succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained 11 months earlier. Deputy Maness was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the McHenry County Sheriff's Office for seven years. He is survived by his wife, two sons,...

Patrolman George Nissen succumbed to injuries sustained 10 years earlier when he was assaulted while attempting to break up a large fight on February 13th, 2005. He is survived by his daughter and four brothers. One of his brothers served with the Northlake Police Department....

Timothy Jansen died December 2‚ 2012‚ when he was struck by a fire truck while unloading hose at the scene of a structure fire. He was born February 3‚ 1967‚ in Breese‚ to Marjorie and the late Paul Jansen‚ and was one of six siblings. Tim was...

Daniel ‘Double D’ Dare suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a late night EMS call for a sick child during a blizzard. Dan is survived by his wife‚ Kathy; his daughter‚ Michelle Karisa Dare; his son‚ Eric Daniel Dare; his parents‚ Bernard and...