Services for Evelyn A.Olson (nee Brooks), 80, a resident of Astoria,
Ore.for the past two years, formerly of the Norwood Park area in Chicago,
will begin at 11 a.m.Monday, at Olson Funeral Home, 6467 N.
Northwest Highway (one block north of Devon), Chicago, going to Ridgewood
Cemetery, 9900 N.Milwaukee Ave., Des Plaines, for interment.
Born Dec.20, 1917, she died Sunday, July 5, 1998, at Columbia Memorial
Mrs.Olson was a homemaker and a longtime member of the former Norwood
Park Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons, Richard (Janet) Olson of Hampshire and
John (Alyce) Olson of LaValle, Wis.;daughters, Elizabeth Olson of Wheaton,
Hazel (the late Earl) Anderson of Naselle, Wash.and Betty June (John) Scharff
of Mundelein; brother, Robert (Gloria) Brooks of Lincolnshire; sisters,
Betty Henk of Chicago and Jean Grandt of McHenry; 13 grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Selmer Olson; and sister,
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.Please
For information, (773) 774-3333.
Funeral services for Frances Amoroso (nee Imbroda) will be held at
10:30 a.m.Tuesday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy.,Palatine,
with an 11 a.m.Mass of Christian Burial being celebrated at St. Theresa
Church. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
She was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas (`Sam'); dear mother
of Gerald (Theresa), Donald and Jeffrey (Susan) Amoroso; loving grandmother
of Paul, Kathryn, Nikko and Noah; and fond sister of the late Carmella,
Antoinette and Anthony.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 358-7411.
In Memoriam Richard Palazzo Jr.
July 12, 1936 - Jan.29, 1998
Dear Dick: Today would have been your 62nd birthday, the day you were
planning to retire. But God had a different plan for you.It has been
less than six months and the pain is as fresh as the day you left us.
We miss your sparkling brown eyes, your soft smile and the way you would
wrinkle up your nose when you were teasing us.
Not a day goes by that you are not in our thoughts and prayers.
You left us beautiful memories, and thatcan never be taken away.You are
missed as much as you are loved.
Till we meet again.
Happy Birthday Maryanne and the children
Vickie J. Benson, 36, of Glendale Heights, died Wednesday, July 8.
Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Carol Stream, (630) 510-0044.
Herman A. Bizzell, 83, of Elmhurst, died Thursday, July 9. Arrangements
were made by Gibbons Funeral Home, Elmhurst, (630) 832-0018.
Services for Ralph S.Bucklin, 82, a former 25-year resident of Wheaton,
will be held at 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, at Williams Kampp Funeral Home, 430
E. Roosevelt Road (one block east of Naperville Road), Wheaton.
Mr.Bucklin died Friday, July 10, 1998, in Muskegon, Mich. Interment
will be in Assumption Cemetery.
He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret Bucklin; dear father
of Judith (George) De Meyers and Robert (Lucia) Bucklin; loving grandfather
of Jeff (Sue) and Greg (Marianne) De Meyers, and Alexandra, Stephanie,
Robert, Alina and Taylor Bucklin; great-grandfather of Adam De Meyers;
and fond brother of John and Tom (Mary Ann) Bucklin.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions to Wheaton Outreach, 122 W. Liberty Dr., Wheaton,
IL 60187, or to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis,
TN 33105, would be appreciated.
For information, (630) 668-0016.
A memorial Mass for Barbara Cassidy, 89, of Northbrook, will be held
at 5 p.m.Wednesday, at St. Giles Episcopal Church, 3205 Walters Ave., Northbrook,
Born June 12, 1909, in Waterville, Maine, she died Wednesday, July
8, 1998, at Brandel Care Center in Northbrook. Interment will be
in St. Giles Memorial Gardens.
She was the mother of Win Jones; fond mother-in-law of Jeanette Jones;
and aunt of Rear Admiral Charles E. (Ann) Gurney.
Memorials may be made to St. Giles Episcopal Church.
Arrangements were made by Hanekamp Funeral Home, Northbrook.
For information, (847) 272-3890.
Ann M. Devereaux
A funeral Mass for Ann M. Devereaux, 74, of St. Charles, will be celebrated
at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St.
Born March 15, 1924, in Spring Valley, Ill., she died Friday, July
10, 1998, at Geneva Care Center, Geneva. Burial will be in North
Cemetery, St. Charles.
Mrs. Devereaux was a member of St. Patrick Church.
Surviving are her daughter, Sherry (Jerry) Godfrey of St.Charles; sons,
Raymond C.Devereaux and William (Beverly) Devereaux, both of St.
Charles, Stephen (Karen) Devereaux of Hinckley and Robert (Sharon)
Devereaux of Cocoa, Fla.;brother, Vincent (Mary) Baltikauski of Spring
Valley; and grandchildren, Richard and Stefanie Godfrey, and Leslie, Laurie,
Ryan, Russell, Daryl, Jenny and Kyle Devereaux.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R.`Cart' Devereaux; and brothers,
Joe and Tony Baltikauski.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the Yurs Funeral Home,
405 E. Main, St.Charles, with a Liturgical Wake Service at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Geneva Care Center, Geneva.
For information, (630) 584-0060.
Berta Eidukas, 80, of Countryside, died Friday, July 10. Arrangements
were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Streamwood/Bartlett, (630) 289-8054.
Jane L. Everitt
Services for Jane L. Everitt, 76, of Batavia, formerly of Elmhurst,
will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at YursPeterson Funeral Home, 209 S.
Batavia Ave., Batavia. The Rev. Arthur Zillgitt will officiate.
Born Oct.13, 1921, in Chicago, to Arnold and Hattie (nee Wieden) Turpin,
she passed away Friday, July 10,1998, at her home. Interment
will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Hillside.
Mrs. Everitt was formerly a 36-year resident of Elmhurst.She devoted
her life to her beloved family and enjoyed special times with her grandchildren,
family and friends.She was an avid floral gardener and loved animals.
Surviving are her children, Nancy (Dave) Ross of Lombard, Susan (Tom)
McGough of Batavia and John Everitt of Lombard; grandchildren, Christie
Caudill of Plainfield, Carrie Slaasted of Plainfield and Molly McGough
of Batavia; and great-grandchildren, Kevin and Catlin Caudill and Michael
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
John `Jack' I. Everitt; and daughter, Sharon Everitt.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association,
4709 Golf Road, Suite #1015, Skokie, IL 60076.
For information, (630) 879-7900.
Evelyn M. Fischer
Evelyn M. Fischer quietly passed away at home, with her family at her
side, on July 10. She was born in Chicago on May 7, 1913, and resided
in Des Plaines for the majority of her life.
Evelyn was the wife of the late Hubert G. Fischer, whom she married
in 1937 and who preceded her in death in 1977.
She was the mother of 12 children: Paul Fischer of Prospect Heights,
David, Thomas and Michael Fischer of Des Plaines, Bernard Fischer and Marylin
Schneider of Arlington Heights, Maryann Hills and John Fischer of Buffalo
Grove, Karla Hurley of McHenry, Catherine Chiarelli of Kildeer and Margaret
Coons of Glenview. Her son, James Fischer, preceded her in death in 1993,
and her granddaughter Jodi Lynn Fischer in 1991. She was Grandmother
to 25 children who kept her forever young, Great-Grandmother to six beautiful
babies, and Aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at Oehler Funeral Home,
555 Lee St., Des Plaines. Services will begin at 9:30 a.m.Tuesday,
at Oehler Chapel, going to St. Stephen's Church for Mass at 10 a.m.
Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
She was a quiet, patient and loving woman who dedicated her life to
God, Family, Church and Country. She was a founding member of St.
Stephen's Parish and worked tirelessly as a member of the Ministry of Care,
Resurrection Choir, Rosary-Altar Society and Homemakers Guild. She
was a homemaker and `Mom' or `Grandma' to manyadults and children she met
throughout her life, including many students at Maryville Academy.
Next to her family, she prided herself in completing her high school
education at the age of 67. Of the friendship and love she gave to
so many relatives, friends and acquaintances who fondly remembered her,
she asked that we be happy for her, forshe is at peace and with the Lord.
She wishes to be remembered in prayer and, in lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, to Rainbow Hospice, or
to St. Stephen's Church.
For information, (847)824-5155.
Samantha J. Gardner
Funeral Mass for Samantha J. Gardner, 16, a lifelong resident of Elgin,
will be celebrated at 7 p.m.Monday at St.Thomas More Catholic Church in
Elgin, where she was a member. The Rev. Richard M. Russo will officiate.
Born March 19, 1982, in Elgin, the daughter of Robert and Donna Kroll
Gardner, she died Friday, July 10, 1998, in Sherman Hospital. Burial
will be private.
Samantha had just completed her freshman year at Larkin High School,
and was employed by Yaney's Chicken in Elgin.
Survivors include her parents, Robert and Donna Gardner of Elgin; a
sister, Annastasia (Scott) Lambert of Elgin and a brother, Joseph Gardner
of Elgin; maternal grandparents, Don and Shirley Kroll of Elgin; paternal
grandmother, Betty (George) Walter of Elgin; nephew, Scott J. Lambert Jr.
of Elgin; maternal great-grandparents, John and Josephine Tucker of Oak
Lawn and Ethel Minkalis of Arizona; paternal great-grandmother, Anastasia
Rokusek of Berwyn; her best friend, Carrie Ott; and many aunts, uncles
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, at Laird Funeral Home,
310 S. State St., Elgin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Make-A-Wish Foundation,
the Anderson Animal Shelter or Childrens Memorial Hospital, Chicago.
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Funeral services for Emma Gehrke, 96, of Huntley, formerly of Itasca,
will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Huntley.
Rev. Charles W.Kittel will officiate.
Born April 7, 1902, in Addison Township, the daughter of John and Caroline
(nee Kroeger) Zars, she died Friday, July 10, 1998, at St. Joseph Hospital
in Belvidere.Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bensenville.
She married Otto Gehrke on Nov. 19, 1922, in Bensenville and they farmed
in Elk Grove Township until 1957, when they moved to Itasca.
They had been Huntley residents since 1977.
She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Huntley and formerly
of the Zion Lutheran Church of Bensenville.She enjoyed sewing and the many
activities of the Huntley Senior Citizens.
Surviving are her daughters, Paula (Paul) Rosenwinkel of Marengo, Mildred
(Emil) Winkelmann of Plato Center, Annette (Edwin) Meier of Crystal Lake
and Viola (Raymond) Schmuggerow of Garden Prairie; 11 grandchildren; 22
great-grandchildren; and sister, Edna Schukat of Maywood.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otto,
on June 14, 1980; four brothers; five sisters; three grandchildren; and
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m.
Monday, at the James A. O'Connor Funeral Home, Huntley and at the church
Tuesday, prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church
of Huntley or the charity of one's choice.
For information, (847) 669-5111.
Edna M. Harrison
Services for Edna M. Harrison, 90, of Round Lake Heights, will be held
at 7 p.m.today, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N.
Rosedale Court (Rosedale Court at Cedar Lake Road), Round Lake.
The Rev.Lisle Kauffman of Calvary Presbyterian Church will officiate.
Born May 13, 1908, in Springfield, Ohio, to Charles and Ida (nee Reflogle)
Chapman, she died Thursday, July 9, 1998, at Victory Memorial Hospital,
Waukegan.Interment will be on Tuesday, in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield,
Mrs.Harrison had been a resident of Round Lake Heights since 1952 and
was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church in Round Lake.
Survivors include her son, Louis (Gertrude) Clark of Springfield, Ohio;
grandchildren, Robert Clark of Springfield and Mary Candace (Dale) Erlewine
of Patuxent, Md.; great-grandchildren, Kyle and Emma Clark, and Alex, Ryan,
Kaitlyn and Kevin Erlewine; foster daughter, Charlotte Kurth of Ingleside;
foster grandchildren, Richard Kurth of McHenry, Roger Kurth of Ingleside,
Roberta Kurth of Round Lake, Walter Kurth of Iowa, and Patricia Spooner
and Ronald Kurth, both of California; sister, Ethel Hileman of Cincinnati,
Ohio; nephew, Marvin Parks of Round Lake Heights; cousins, Ida Mae Carr
of Arcadia, Fla.,Frances McMullen of Monahans, Texas and Harold Asper of
Chandler, Ariz.;and dear friends, May and Pauline Bruske of Round Lake
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Harrison,
in 1955; and cousins, Edgar Asper, Naomi Ditrick and Lois Shuster.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m.until the time of services at 7p.m.today,
at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, and on Monday, at Littleton &
Ruc Funeral Home, Springfield.
For information, (847) 546-3300.
Marie T. Heine
Services for Marie T. Heine, 72, of Hampshire, will be held at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St., Elgin. The Rev.
Dr. Robert Kasper will officiate.
Born March 24, 1926, in Chicago, to James and Margaret (nee Kleso)
Curin, she died Thursday, July 9, 1998, at Sherman West Court. Burial
will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.
Mrs.Heine had been a resident of Hampshire for the past 47 years.
Before retirement, she had been employed by the Elgin National Watch
Company, Simpson Electric and the Wabash Tape Company.
She was a member of St.Paul's United Church of Christ in Elgin.
Survivors include her daughters, Marilyn (Robert) Becker of Hampshire
and Barbara Heine of Wauconda; sons, Vernon (Chris) Heine of Eagan, Minn.,
David (Margaret) Heine of Fullerton, Calif.and Donald (Nancy) Heine of
Hampshire; and 11 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard Heine, whom
she married June 13, 1951; sister, Delores Davis; and brother, Arthur Curin.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today and from 7 to 9 p.m.Monday,
at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Regina Agnes Henrich
Memorial services for Regina Agnes Henrich (nee Thornton), 72, of Arlington
Heights, formerly of Palatine and Des Plaines, will be held at 10 a.m.
Thursday, July 16, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N.
Northwest Highway, Palatine.
Born Sept.1, 1925, in Guys Mills, Pa.,she died Thursday, June 25, 1998,at
Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.Burial will be private.
Among her special interests, Mrs. Henrich was a former member of the
NSQG Quilt Guild of Arlington Heights.
Survivors include her daughters, Rebecca (Allan) Lamb of Cincinnati,
Ohio and Rhonda (former husband, David) Settle of Palatine; son, Robert
T. (Gail) Henrichof Chesapeake, Va.;sisters, Mary Williams of Arizona and
Stasia Byham of Alabama; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert J. Henrich;
four brothers; and three sisters.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.until the time of services at 10 a.m.
Thursday, July 16, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, 5040 N.Pulaski, Chicago,
For information, (847) 358-7411.
Marguerite Dorothy Hernandez
Services for Marguerite Dorothy Hernandez, 67, of Tullahoma, Tenn.,
formerly of Ontarioville, Ill.and Roselle, were held Saturday, June 27,
1998, at First United Methodist Church, Tullahoma, with Sam Parkes officiating.
Born in Elmhurst, to Theodore and Dorothy (nee Stuerzebecher) Marchand,
she died Tuesday, June 23, 1998. Burial was in Bethany Cemetery,
Mrs. Hernandez had lived in Roselle until her marriage to Frank Hernandez
on May 8, 1948, after which they moved to Ontarioville. A 1948 graduate
of Elgin High School, she attended Elgin Community College and graduated
from Northern Illinois University in 1970 with a degree in education.
She taught in the Roselle school district until her retirement in 1983,
when she and her husband moved to Tullahoma. There she was a member
of First United Methodist Church, the No-Name Club and the Heirloom Quilters
Guild, and was also a lifelong birder.
Survivors include her daughter, Frankie (Perry) Bergman of Arvada,
Colo.; sons, Donald (Lyla) Hernandez of Silver Spring, Md., Dennis (Kelly)
Hernandez of Elgin and Dan (Lisa) Hernandez of Libertyville; sister, Patsy
Balmes of Newman Lake, Wash.; grandchildren, Erik, Tresne, Rebecca, Jacob,
Marchand, Abigail, Alex and Craig; and a very close friend, Paul Barnes
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Frank Hernandez,
Memorials may be made to the Nature Conservancy, Attn: MSC, 1815 N.
Lynn St., Arlington, VA 22209, or to either the Music Ministry or Dossett
Ministry of First United Methodist Church, 208 W.Lauderdale St., Tullahoma,
Albert C. Huber Jr.
Services for Albert C. Huber Jr., 68, of Elgin, will be held at 10:30
a.m.Monday, at Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin.
Born Sept.13, 1929, in Elgin, he died Wednesday, July 8, 1998, at Sherman
Hospital.Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery.
Mr. Huber had been a sales engineer with Western Slate Company, a manufacturer
of laboratory counter tops. A veteran, he had served in the Army
during the Korean War and was a member of Elgin American Legion Post #57
and Elgin VFW Post #1307. He was also a member of St. Paul's
United Church of Christ in Elgin.
Survivors include his wife, Arlene Huber (nee Jahnke), whom he married
in 1955; daughters, Debra (Paul) Monteith of Elgin, Susan Huber of Elgin,
Karen (Charles) Smith of Elgin and Nancy (David) Bandman of Springfield,
Va.; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m.until the
time of services at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, to Provena
St. Joseph Regional Cancer Care Center, or to the Sherman Hospital Emergency
For information, (847) 742-2100.
Robert M. Hyde
Prayers for Robert M. Hyde, 75, of Palatine, will be said at 9:30 a.m.
Monday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E.Northwest Hwy., Palatine.Mass
will follow at 10 a.m.at St.Thomas of Villanova Church, corner of Anderson
and Williams Dr., Palatine.
Born Aug.8, 1922, in Chicago Heights, Mr.Hyde died Friday, July 10,
1998, at home. Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery.
He retired from United Airlines in 1982.
He was the husband of Cornelia; father of Roberta (Tom) Borrino; `grand
dad' of Kristin and Anthony; and the nephew of Agatha Zumbahlen and Ralph
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 1440 W. Washington
Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607.
For information, (847) 359-8020.
Lottie Kalinski (nee Sieracky), 87, of Roselle, died Thursday, July
9. Arrangements were made by Cypress Funeral Home, Glendale Heights,
Marie E. King
A funeral Mass for Marie E. King (nee Valunas), 88, of Mountain Home,
Ark.and Arlington Heights, will be celebrated at 11 a.m.Monday, at St.
Raymond Church, located at the corner of Elmhurst Road and Lincoln
in Mount Prospect. She will lie in state from 10 a.m. until the time
Born March 22, 1910, in Chicago, she died Thursday, July 9, 1998, at
Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights. Entombment will
be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Mrs.King was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Church in Mountain
She was the beloved wife of the late Douglas H. King; loving mother
of Arthur D. (Marianne) and Robert J.
King; devoted grandmother of Susan, Timothy, Mary, Christine, Heather,
Robin and Ryan; cherished sister of Ann (the late Red) Holloway, Sr.M.
Theresine SSC and the late Tony (the late Belle) Walons; and dear aunt
of a niece and many nephews.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m.
today, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W.Central Road (at Northwest
Highway), Mount Prospect.
In lieu of flowers, masses or memorials to the Sisters of St. Casimir
Retirement Fund, 2601 Marquette Road, Chicago, IL 60629, would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 255-7800.
Virginia `Ginny' Klemmer
Prayers for Virginia `Ginny' Klemmer (nee Podell), 38, a resident of
Itasca for 14 years, formerly of Palatine, will be said at 10:15 a.m.Monday,
at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (four blocks
south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights.Mass will follow at 11 a.m.at
St.Mary Church, 75 N. Buffalo Grove Rd.,Buffalo Grove.
Born Nov.29, 1959, in South Bend, Ind., she died Friday, July 10, 1998,
at The University of Chicago Hospital. Interment will be in St.Mary
Cemetery, Buffalo Grove.
She was a homemaker and part time employee at the Jewel Food Store
in Wood Dale and served as a den mother for the Cub Scouts in Itasca.
She was the loving wife of Michael B.Jr.,whom she married on Jan. 15,
1979, in Winona, Minn.; dearest mother of Michael B.III, Valerie A. and
Garret J.Klemmer; beloved sister of Norman `Tim' (Bonnie) Podell of South
Bend, Ind.and Joan (Neil) White of Winona, Minn.;and dear daughter of Norman
and the late Judy Podell of Evergreen Park.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Masses appreciated. For information, (847)253-0168.
Wright W. Kline, 88, died Wednesday, July 8. Arrangements
were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Bartlett, (630) 289-7575.
A funeral Mass for Anthony Leszczynski, 90, of Burlington, Wis., will
be held at 11:30a.m.Tuesday, at St.Stephen Church, Des Plaines.
Born June 3, 1908, in Chicago, he died Friday, July 10, 1998, at Burlington
Memorial Hospital. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery.
Retired, he was a foreman for 36 years at International Harvester and
was the husband of the late Frances (nee Stencil); father of Raymond (Pat)
Leszczynski Poplar Grove, Roger (Inge) Leszczynski of Georgia, Tony (Ginnie)
Leski of Grayslake and Rita (Chester) Jay of Des Plaines; grandfather of
10; and great-grandfather of 17.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at Oehler Funeral Home,
555 Lee St., Des Plaines.
For information, (847) 824-5155.
Services for Joan May (nee Dean), 69, of Buffalo Grove, will be held
at 1 p.m.Tuesday, at the Christian Church of Arlington Heights, 333 W.
Thomas, Arlington Heights. Born March 4, 1929, in Kansas City, Kan., she
died Thursday, July 9, 1998, at St. Joseph Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Kenneth D., to whom she
was married on Jan.17, 1948; children, DebraSue (Ray) Mueller of Carol
Stream and David Wayne May of Phoenix, Ariz.;grandchildren, Melissa Ann
Mueller of Carol Stream and Steve Pawlak of Wheeling; mother, Eleanor Branstetter
of Kansas City, Mo.;and brother, Robert (Marcia) Branstetter of Stanley,
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, at Glueckert Funeral Home,
Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (4 blocks south of Palatine Road),
If desired, memorials may be made to the Christian Church of Arlington
For information, (847) 253-0168.
Lola McClintock, died Friday, July 10.
Arrangements were made by Madison Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-1128.
Prayers for Richard A. McNamara, 74, of Mount Prospect, will be said
at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E. Rand Rd.,Mount Prospect.Mass
will follow at 10 a.m.at St.Emily Church, 1400 E. Central Rd.,Mount Prospect.
Born Jan.17, 1924, he died Friday, July 10, 1998, at Northwest Community
Hospital. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
A World War II Army Air Corp veteran, he was an employee of Zenith
for 40 years in Glenview and Evanston.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine; sons, Richard S. (Brenda), James
(Patty), Thomas (Laurie) and William (Gena); daughters, Susan (Kevin) Dorr
and Mary (Timothy) Thomas; brother, Thomas J. McNamara; sister, Jeanne
Smith; 14 grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Cancer Society, are appreciated.
For information, (847) 394-2336.
Richard A. Mueller Sr.
Services for Richard A. Mueller Sr., 69, of Round Lake Beach, will
be held at 10 a.m.Monday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd.,
410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake. Pastor Jim McGovern will officiate.
Born Dec.12, 1928, in Chicago, he passed away Friday, July 10, 1998,
at St.Therese Medical Center, Waukegan. Interment will be private.
Mr.Mueller had resided in Round Lake Beach for the past 22 years.
He leaves his wife, Lois Mueller (nee Kramer), whom he married May
1, 1948; children, Richard A.
(Linda) Mueller Jr. of Alabama, Raymond (Debra) Mueller of Carol Stream,
Etta (Edward) Zawada of Algonquin, Wendy (Jeff) Neal of Round Lake, and
Susan and Robert Mueller, both of Round Lake Beach; brother, Warren (Lucy)
Mueller of Elmwood Park; 20 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Elfie Mueller.
Friends of the family may visit from 6 to 9 p.m.today, at the funeral
For information, (847) 223-8122.
Funeral Mass for Lawrence F. Okon, 57, of Texas, formerly of Mundelein,
will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at Santa Maria del Popolo Church.
Born April 1, 1941, in Chicago, Mr. Okon died Thursday, July 9, 1998,
at Alexian Brothers Medical Center.
Burial will be in Ascension Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Nellie; sons, James Pacheco and Joe Torres,
both of Texas; daughters, Janet (Jim) Kerkow of Utah, Julie (Ken) Cuy of
California and Laura (Ken) Greenberg of Naperville; brother, Robert (Barbara)
Okon of Bartlett; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at the Kristan Funeral Home,
219 W.Maple (Route 176), Mundelein. For information, (847)
Michael A.Poznanski, 43, of Glendale Heights, died Friday, July 10.
Arrangements were made by Cypress Funeral Home, Glendale Heights, (630)
Memorial services for Hans R. Rebsamen, 66, of Mount Prospect, will
be at 11 a.m. today, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Road (at
Northwest Hwy.), Mount Prospect.
Born Sept.5, 1931, in Chicago, he died Thursday, July 9, 1998, at Northwest
Until his retirment, Mr.Rebsamen was a mechanical engineer for York
International. He was an alumnus of the University of Illinois, 1956,
where he earned his bachelor of science degree in engineering, and a member
of the American Turners.He was the husband of Evelyn (nee Gutzell); father
of Robert (Suzanne) Rebsamen, James (Lara) Rebsamen, Trudi (Steve Tilford)
Roberts andSusan (Brent) Ohlmann; brother of Julia (Ed) Carlson and the
late Jean (the late Jack) Ashford; grandfather of Parker and Hannah Ohlmann;
and fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
For information, (847) 255-7800.
Joseph Anthony Spapperi
Services for Joseph Anthony Spapperi, infant, of Bartlett, will be
held at 10 a.m.Tuesday, at Faith World Outreach, 6n100 Route 59, Bartlett.
Born July 8, 1998, in Hoffman Estates, he died Friday, July 10, 1998,
at Hoffman Estates Medical Center.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery, St. Charles.
Survivors include his parents, Joseph and Ida (nee Garcia); his sisters,
Andrea and Rachel; and his grandparents, Joseph (Charlotte) Spapperi and
Alcadio (Lucy) Garcia.
Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home, 950 South Bartlett
For information, (630) 289-7575.
Gertrude Laura Swanson
Services for Gertrude Laura Swanson (nee Barton), 76, a resident of
Villa Park for 40 years, will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, at Friendship
United Methodist Church, 305 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook.
Born Dec.6, 1921, in Montello, Wis., she died Thursday, July 9, 1998,
at Good Samaritan Hospital.Burial will bein Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook
She was the owner of Swimtrom Pools in Westmont and was a member of
the National Swimming Pool Institute.
The wife of the late Maynard O. Swanson, to whom she was married for
53 years, she was the mother of Jeffrey (Tina) Swanson of Darien and Jan
(Ronald) Swanson of Englewood, Colo.;grandmother of Terra Swanson; and
aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today, at the Ahlgrim Funeral Home,
Ltd.,567 Spring Road, Elmhurst.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to the Friendship United Methodist
Church are appreciated.
For information, (630) 834-3515.