Dear Members, The Governor Announced Shelter in Place excluding construction projects. Also, we cover Wisconsin territory which does not fall under the Illinois order. If the end user/owner decides to shut the job down that is their prerogative. Things are
Dear Members, In light of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak that has gripped Nation along with the state of Illinois closing all schools until the end of the month and functions with groups of people that have been recommended not
We’re sorry to announce, Retired Member Raymond Forbes passed away yesterday March 11th 2020 at the age of 94. Ray was a member of the Iron Workers since 1951. We have no information on a memorial or service for Raymond
I have attached the obituary for Doug Schnor. Click the link below to read his obituary. Services are March 7, 2020 11-12:45 at Belvidere First United Methodist Church 610 Bonus Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008. Memorial Service to follow at same
We are sorry to be the bearer of more sad news, however we just received notice that Douglas Schnor also passed away Sunday Feb. 23rd. His funeral will be March 7th , the obituary hasn’t been posted as of yet.
We’re sorry to announce Retired Member John Jay Partington passed away Sunday February 23rd. John was a member since 1974. A Memorial visitation will be 9-11:00 a.m. this Friday the 28th of February at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon followed
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Effectively February 24, 2020 Keith Gahl will be taking over as Local 498 Organizer, I have appointed him to the position and have the utmost confidence Keith will do a fantastic job as Organizer. These positions
We are saddened to report the passing of Phil Luebke Sr. on Saturday January 18, 2020. Phil was a retired from Local 498 in 1978. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Phil Luebke Obituary Please check the
There is some breaking news happening in Local 498. Check out the November Connector to find out.
Check out the latest Connector. There are updated dates for weld tests and pictures from the Pin Party. The party was great and it was awesome to see some of the guys we haven’t seen since they “Pulled the Pin”