It was not very long ago. Maybe just a couple weeks ago. I asked where the best milkshake in the Stateline was. A few local listeners were quick to jump all over the Dairy Depot. It's a family establishment looking to serve other families. Basically one of THE family hot spots.

Unfortunately, today news broke of Dairy Depot owner John Elliot. He had passed away. John had a heart attack back in May according to WIFR and they were keeping their fans informed by updating their Facebook page with John's health updates.

Here is what they had to say after his passing...

The community was saddened to hear about his passing. Many even acknowledged the things he did for his community without even knowing him.

We here at Q98.5 would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of John Elliot, his Dairy Depot extended family, and to everyone he helped in the Machesney Park area.

Here are comments from those who knew him and ones that didn't...