|Amanda E. Sterrett
Prayers for Amanda E. Sterrett (nee Zywert), 95, of Chicago, will be
said at 11 a.m.Friday, at Malec and Sons Funeral Home, 6000 N.Milwaukee
Ave.,Chicago, followed by Mass at 11:30 at Immaculate Conception Church.
Born Oct.31, 1902, in Poland, Mrs. Sterrett died Tuesday, July 14,
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late John; mother of John (Dorothy)
Sterrett, Russell (the late Anne) Sterrett and Barbara (James) Conklin;
sister of Catherine, Marguerite and Julia Zywert; grandmother of 18; and
greatgrandmother of 16.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.until the time of prayers at 11 a.m.,Friday,
at the funeral home.
For information, (773) 774-4100
Edmund Blum Funeral services for Edmund Blum, 96, will be held at 11
a.m.Friday, at John V.May Funeral Home, 4553 N.Milwaukee Ave.,Chicago.Interment
will be in Irving Park Cemetery.
He was the beloved husbandof the late Bernice; loving father of Edmund
Jr.,Alfred (Dianne), Virginia (Charles) Schroer, Karl (Joan) and the late
Ralph; fond grandfather of nine; great-grandfather of 23; and great-great-grandfather
of one.He is also survived by a brother and two sisters of Germany.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Forinformation, (773) 545-2115.
In Loving Memory of Richard Gonzalez
Born July 15, 1957 Died July 16, 1995 Dad, We feel better knowing you're
We feel better knowing there will be welcoming arms to go to.
Rick and I have reached important milestones in our lives.
Knowing you arethere in our hearts and there you are to stay.
Happy Birthday Love, Heather, Ricky, Mom, Don, Paul and Family
Edward A.Harazin 83, of Des Plaines, formerly of Elk Grove Village,
died Tuesday, July 14, 1998.Arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel,
Elk Grove Village, (847) 640-0566.
Evelyn D.Beckman, 79, of Florida, formerly of Palatine, died Sunday,
July 12.Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, Palatine,
Marianne E. Blotch
Funeral services for Marianne E. Blotch, 41, of Brookfield, will be
held at 11 a.m.Friday, at Yurs Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S.Batavia Ave.,Batavia,
with the Rev.Walter Mayer of Bringhurst, Ind.,officiating.
Born in Aurora, Ms.Blotch died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at Columbia
La Grange Memorial Hospitalafter a brief battle with cancer.Interment will
be in West Batavia Cemetery in Batavia.
Marianne, who was born and raised in Aurora, graduated from West High
School and Illinois State University at Normal, where she received her
bachelor of science degree.Until she became ill, she was employed by Fermi
Lab in Batavia as a safety computer engineer.
She is survived by her parents, Grace and Alan Blotch of Batavia; her
brother, Alan (Lynne) Blotch of Washington; sister, Jenifer (Thomas) Fernandes
and niece, Jacqueline Fernandes, all of Darien; and her loyal friend and
fiance, Richard Knodell, of Brookfield.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Contributions in Marianne's memory may be made to the American Cancer
Society Regional Office, 77 E. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603.
For information, (630) 879-7900.
Thomas C. Boeh, 70, of Lombard, died Wednesday, July 15.
Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094.
Services for Warren Bolz, 79, of Lake in the Hills, will be held at
7 p.m.Friday, at Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, 201 S.Main St., Algonquin.
Born July 18, 1918, in Chicago, he died Monday, July 13, 1998, at his
home.Burial will be in Algonquin Cemetery.
Mr. Bolz, an Army veteran of World War II, hadbeen employed by Edward
Hines Lumber of Mount Prospect.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen F. Lemke Bolz, whom hemarried Oct.31,
1952; a son, Steven Bolz of Crystal Lake; two daughters, Linda (Donald)
Lee of Lake in the Hills and Barbara (Mark) Gadlin of Houston, Texas; and
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (847) 658-4232.
Charles `Charlie' Joseph Brennan, 83, of Villa Park, died Tuesday, July
Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, Villa Park, (630)
Harvey Van Kannel, DDS
Graveside services for Harvey Van Kannel, DDS, 98, will be held at
2 p.m.Sunday, at the Naperville Cemetery.
Born March 13, 1900, in Ohio, Dr. Van Kannel died Thursday, May 14,
1998, in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Van Kannel attended universities in Ohio, Minnesota and Illinois,
graduating from Northwestern School of Dentistry in 1928.He practiced dentistry
in Oak Park for more than 40 years and upon moving to Naperville in 1968,
served as a volunteer dentist in nursing homes.He was a World War I veteran
and was an active member in the American Legion Post 43. He was an
avid golfer and curler, enjoyed horseback riding and the outdoors.
He moved to Thunder Bay with his wife Ann, in 1985, to be close to his
Survivors include his son, Jack Van Kannel and family of Thunder Bay;
grandsons, John Van Kannel of Warsaw, Poland, Mark Van Kannel and family
of Thunder Bay, Eric Van Kannel of Atlanta, Ga.and Richard Hurt and family
of Bountiful, Utah.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann (nee Nonnamaker); and daughter,
Local arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville.
For information, (630) 355-0264.
Margaret S. Hallett
Services for Margaret S. Hallett, 82, a 38-year resident of Arlington
Heights, formerly of Chicago and Sterling, will be held at 7 p.m.today,
at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 West Central Road at Northwest Hwy.,Mount
Born May 31, 1916, in Harvard, she died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at
Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.
Mrs.Hallett, a homemaker, was a Girl Scout and Brownie troop leader,
and served for several years as president of the PTA for both McPherson
Grammar and Amundsen High School.She was a member of First Presbyterian
Church of Arlington Heights, where she also taught Sunday school.An avid
bowler, Mrs.Hallett served as the league secretary for many years, but
her favorite memories were made vacationing in Key Colony,Florida during
She was the mother of Ruthann (Donald) Normann and James A.
Hallett; sister of Bette Shoemaker and Donna Erb; sister-in-law of
Doris Schuldt and the late Darrel and Melvin Schuldt and Marlene Lewis;
and grandmother of Grant Normann, Brooke (Jeff) Tilly and Keith (Terri)
Visitation will be from 4 p.m.until the time of services at 7 p.m.,today,
at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.
For information, (847) 255-7800.
Robert W. Hammers
Funeral services for Robert W. Hammers, 72, of Elburn, formerly of
St.Charles, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at Indian Trail Church of God,
1091 E.Indian Trail Road, Aurora, with the Rev.
Joseph L.Baker officiating.
Born June 13, 1926, in Logan, Ill., the son of Jeffrey and Mamie Hammers,
he died Tuesday,July 14, 1998, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva.
Burial will be in River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia.
An Army veteran of World War II, Robert was a member of Indian Trail
Church of God in Aurora.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille; two sons, Patrick (Carol) Hammers
and Lawrence (Marisol) Hammers, all of St.Charles; three daughters, Roberta
(Edward) Bean of Aurora, Maureen (Thomas) Wohead of St.
Charles and Lynn (Michael) Bala of Plainfield, Ill.;three brothers,
Carl (Lola) Hammers of Thompsonville, Ill.,Marvin Hammers of Marion, Ill.
and Edward Hammers of Benton, Ill.; three sisters, Lagatha (Glenn) Davis
of Benton, Margie (Lee) O'Keffe of Carterville, Ill.and Wanda Hammers of
West Frankford, Ill.;12 grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gerald William Hammers; parents;
and two brothers, LaVerne and Ira Gene Hammers.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.today, at Yurs
Wittenberg Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St. (Rt.38), Geneva.
Please omit flowers; memorials may be made to the church.
For information, (630) 232-7337.
Betty J. Hill
Services for Betty J. Hill (nee Pepke), 70, of Wheeling, will be held
at 8 p.m.Friday, at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave. (two blocks
south of Dundee Road), Wheeling.
Born Aug.16, 1927, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, July 14, 1998.
She was the wife of the late Clifton L.Hill; mother of Karen Hoffman
of Wheeling and Clifton Hill Jr.;sister of Lorraine (Ralph) Geborek and
Donna Young, both of Arlington Heights; grandmother of Robert Hoffman III
and JoAnn (Kelly) Smith; and great-grandmother of three.
Visitation will be from4 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 537-6600.
Eleanore M. Knight
Services for Eleanore M. Knight, 81, of Palatine, formerly of Rolling
Meadows, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3201
Meadow Dr., Rolling Meadows, with the Rev. Dr. J. Giese officiating.
She will lie in state from 9:30 a.m.until the time of services at 10 a.m.
Born April 10, 1917, in North Dakota, she died Tuesday, July 14, 1998,
at her home. Burial will be private.
She was a charter member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Rolling Meadows.
Survivors include her daughters, Arlene (Charles) Crittenden and Peggy
Ann (Lynn) Cuttler; her son, Martin J. (Julia) Knight; 10 grandchildren;
10 great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Helen Christiansen and Irene Hindermith.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Glueckert Funeral Home,
Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road),
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Trinity
Lutheran Church Welfare Fund.
For information, (847) 253-0168.
Services for Evelyn Kocher (nee Raab), 81, of Schaumburg, will be held
at 10 a.m.Friday, at Countryside Funeral Home, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd.
(at Barrington Road), Streamwood/Schaumburg.
Born June 22, 1917, in Jersey City, N.J., she died Wednesday, July
15, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center.Interment willbe in Randhill
Park Cemetery, Palatine.
Surviving are her sons, Fred (Sharon) Kocher of Schaumburg and Jeffrey
(Sherry) Kocher of Algonquin; daughters, Lois (John) Campanella and Susan
(John) Taylor of Algonquin; grandchildren, Fred, Gary, Graig, Sandy, Linda
and Cara; and great-grandchildren, Samantha and Ryan.
She was preceded in death byher husband, Frederick Kocher; and brother,
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.until the time of services at 10 a.m.Friday,
at the funeral home.
For information, (630/847) 289-8054.
Services for Delia Krueger (nee Battermann), 100, a lifelong resident
of Palatine, will be held at 11 a.m Friday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral
Home, 201 N.Northwest Highway, Palatine.
Born Jan.18, 1898, in Palatine, she died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at
Northwest Continuing Care Center, Arlington Heights.Interment will be in
Palatine-Southside Cemetery, Palatine.
Mrs.Krueger was the granddaughter of H.C. Battermann, an early Palatine
settler, and the daughter of H.F. Battermann and Caroline (nee Gieske)
She graduated from the Chicago Musical College in 1917 and for many
years was the organist of St.
Paul United Church of Christ in Palatine and also the Order of the
Eastern Star, Palatine Chapter #585, of which she was a member for 66 years.She
taught piano for 55 years to pupils from Palatine and surrounding towns.In
addition, she was the accompanist for several dancing schools and their
recitals.Among her other activities, she was a member of the Northwest
Suburban Teachers Association, the Palatine Leisure Club, the Golden Agers
Club, the Palatine Seniors and the Palatine Historical Society.
Survivors include her cousins, Helen Hake of Sun City, Ariz.,William
Abelmann of La Conada, Calif.
and Pearl McEachran of Santa Cruz, Calif.;and several grandnieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Krueger;
and brother, Edward Battermann.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m.Friday,
at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul United Church of Christ,
144 E.Palatine Road, Palatine, IL 60067, would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 358-7411.
Mary Anne Kubinsky-Dorette
Prayers for Mary Anne Kubinsky-Dorette will be said at 9:45 a.m.Friday,
at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd.,1520 N.Arlington Heights Road (four blocks
south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights.The celebration of Mass will
follow at 10:30 a.m.,at Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, 432 S.Mitchell
Ave., Arlington Heights.
Born April 14, 1906, she celebrated her last day of life on Wednesday,
July 15, 1998. Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery,
A warm-hearted and generous volunteer, Mary offered her services to
veterans groups and Catholic societies. She owned and operated a
hair styling salon for many years in Chicago.
Mary was a devoted mother to William Doretti, Marie Elizabeth (Pemberton)
Shober and Valerie (Thomas) Rossi; dear grandmother to Kathryn (William)
Howard, Stephen Rossi, Nathaniel Shober, Evelyn Shober and Lauren Elizabeth
Rossi; fond great-grandmother to Lia Howard; and loving aunt to many nieces
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Doretti; and brother,
Visitation will be from 2:30 to 5 p.m.and from 6:30 to 9 p.m.today,
at the funeral home.
Masses in her memory would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 253-0168.
Elizabeth A.`Betty' Leider
Funeral services for Elizabeth A.`Betty' Leider (nee Heidenblut), 81,
a longtime resident of Bensenville, will be held at 9:30 a.m.Saturday,
at St.Alexis Church, Bensenville.
Born Jan.1, 1917, in Des Plaines, she died Tuesday, July 14, 1998,
at Elmhurst Hospital.Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
A homemaker, Mrs.Leider was a member of St. Alexis Church in Bensenville.
She was the wife of the late Jack Leider; mother of Jack Leider, Diane
Boswell and the late Gary Leider; sister of Ed (Marge) Hyde, Lauretta (Roy)
McLane, Virginia McCallum, and the late George and Frank Heidenblut; grandmother
of 10; and great-grandmother of 14.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m.
Friday, at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York St., Bensenville.
Flowers or donations to St. Alexis Church would be appreciated.
For information, (630) 766-3232.
Graveside services for Linda Lye (nee Bryant), will be held at 11 a.m.
today, at Union Cemetery, 1200 N. 5th Ave., St. Charles.
She was the beloved mother of Susan (Keith Davis) Lye and Brian (Melissa)
Lye; loving grandmother of Kelsey Davis, and Ethan, Liam and Amanda Lye;
devoted daugther of Henrietta Krug; and dear sister of R. William (Judy)
She was preceded in death by her father, Ralph W.Bryant and stepfather,
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Kneseth
Israel Congregation, 330 Division St., Elgin, IL 60120.
Arrangements were made by The Piser Chapel, Skokie.
For information, (847) 679-4740.
Lucian R. Matusak, M.D.
Funeral services for Lucian R. Matusak, M.D., 77, will begin at 9 a.m.
Saturday, at Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, 7812 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles,
going to Queen of All Saints Basilica for Mass at 10 a.m.
He passed away Monday, July 13, 1998. Entombment will be in Queen of
A veteran, Dr. Matusak served in the Navy from 1942 to 1949 in the
V-12 Program and the Medical Corps, his last assignment being to the First
Marine Division. A 1946 graduate of Loyola University Stritch School
of Medicine, he served his internship at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital
and was a resident in general surgery at Loretto Hospital before beginning
his training in ophthalmology at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr.
Matusak practiced opthalmology for more than 40 years on the Northwest
Side of Chicago and was also an associate professor of ophthalmology at
the University of Illinois and the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary from
1953 to 1959 and the Cook County Graduate School of Medicine from 1963
to 1965. A member of several professional organizations, Dr. Matusak was
also an active supporter of Loyola University and received the special
honor of being appointed to the President's Council for the Stritch School
of Medicine. In addition, he established the Dr. Lucian and Irene
Dyba Matusak Professorship in Ophthalmology in memory of his first wife.
Remembering Dr. Matusak, the Rev. John H. Piderit, S.J., president of Loyola
University of Chicago, said, `Lucian Matusak was a wonderful friend and
generous supporter of Loyola. His dedication to healing and his loyalty
to the community will be his legacy to the Loyola family.' In addition
to his professional and philanthropic interests, Dr. Matusak also enjoyed
boating, fishing and travel.
He was the beloved husband of Carol Matusak (nee Welch) and the late
Irene Matusak (nee Dyba); loving father of Marsha (Edward) Welch and Robert
Matusak; dear grandfather of Jennifer, Brian and Maureen; fond brother
of Romuald E. (Christine) Matuszczak and the late Richard Matuszczak; and
cherished uncle, great-uncle and cousin of many.
Visitation will be from 3 to9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to Loyola University Strich School
of Medicine, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, IL 60153, or to the Catholic
Church Extension Society, 150 S. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606, would be
For information, (847) 966-7302.
Mary D. Mannion
A memorial Mass for Mary D. Mannion (nee Thorpe) of Schaumburg will
be celebrated at 10 a.m.today, at St. Marcelline Catholic Church, 820 S.
Born in Orange, N.J., she died Sunday, July 12, 1998, at her home.
A homemaker, Mrs.Mannion was also a member of St. Marcelline Catholic
Church of Schaumburg.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Mannion of Schaumburg; daughter,
Denise E. (Daniel James) McElroyof Colorado Springs, Colo.; son, Christopher
Mannion of Schaumburg; granddaughter, Danielle; aunts, Lorretta Connell
of Long Island Beach, N.J. and Helen Katz of Union, N.J.; and numerous
nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis J. (Geraldine) Thorpe.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, Palatine.
For information, (847) 358-7411.
Mary L. McGovern
Chapel prayers for Mary L. McGovern (nee Przestwor), 53, will be said
at 9 a.m.Saturday,at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W.Lake St. (3/4 mile
west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle, followed by a 10 a.m.Mass
at St. Isidore Church.Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
She was the beloved wife of Terrence F.McGovern; devoted mother of
Kathleen McGovern, Patricia (Dave) McCormick and Dennis McGovern; loving
daughter of Henry and Betty Przestwor; and dear sister of Betty Ann (Bill)
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (630) 889-1700.
James R. Murray
Memorial services for James R. Murray, 78, of St. Charles, will be
held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Valley View Baptist Church, Route 25, Valley
Born March 19, 1920, in Harviell, Mo., he died Wednesday, July 15,
1998, at his home. Interment will be private.
Before his retirement, Mr.Murray was employed by Howell Company in
St. Charles for more than 30 years. A veteran, he was a sergeant
in the Army, serving in Europe during World War II, and was a member of
the South Elgin VFW. He also served with the Civilian Conservation
One of his greatest loves was horses.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Grace `Mickey' Murray; daughters,
Betty (Jack) Gjovaag of Portland, Ore., Carol Homan of Wilsonville, Ore.
and Jackie Beehler of St.Charles; sister, Lucille Lewis of Poplar Bluff,
Mo.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Larney and Stanley
There is no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 36 W 604 Oakridge
Lane, St.Charles, IL 60174.
Arrangements were made by Yurs Funeral Home, St.Charles.
For information, (630) 584-0060.
Funeral services for Christine Noble (nee Perton), 89, a 72-year resident
of Mundelein, will be held at noon today, at the Community Protestant Church,
with the Rev.Kenneth Press officiating.
Born Aug.30, 1908, in the Netherlands, she died Monday, July 13, 1998,
at her home. Interment will follow the services in Diamond Lake Cemetery,
Mrs. Noble was an active member of the Community Protestant Church
in Mundelein formore than 65 years and a member of the Dorcus Circle.
She is survived by her son, Gerhard `Duke' (Barbara) Noble of Mundelein;
her brother and sister, who live in the Netherlands; her grandchildren,
Rocky (Dori) Noble, Gary (Debbi) Noble, Kristeen (Terry) Farruggia, Lenord
(Sandy) Noble, Kelly (Terry) Nelson, Missy (Steve) Wennerstrom, Candy(Steve)
Bozich, Topper (Doreen) Seelye, Bob Seelye, David (Sharon) Seelye, Scott
(Linda) Weiler, Jeff (Leslie) Weiler, Kathy (Ron) Kelley, and Leann (Bryan)
Vincent; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Shewas preceded in death by her grandson, Timothy, in 1972; son, Lenny,
in 1979; and her husband, Gerhard, in 1983.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Community Protestant
Church, 418 N.Prarie Ave., Mundelein, IL 60060.
Arrangements were made by Kristan Funeral Home, P.C., Mundelein.
For information, (847) 566-8020.
Funeral services for Frank Pinto, will begin at 8:30 a.m.Friday, at
Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W.
Lawrence Ave., Norridge, and continue with a Mass at 9:30 a.m.at St.
Rosalie Church, Harwood Heights.
Entombment will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum.
He was the devoted husband of Rita (nee Pollini); beloved father of
Clara (Frank) Cascella, Joanne (Frank) Lesniak, Maria Pinto and Nick (Kathy)
Pinto; loving grandfather of Tina (Mike) Toniolo, Nick and Frank Cascella,
Frankie, Michael and Steven Lesniak and Cassandra and Gabriella Pinto;
dear brother of Antonia (late Rocco) Laudadio, Bart (Frances) Pinto, John
(Rosa) Pinto and the late Joseph (Josephine) Pinto; and fond uncle of many
nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
Please omit flowers.
For information, (708) 456-8300.
Funeral services for Richard Richardson, 73, of Elgin, will be held
at 10 a.m.Saturday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St.,Elgin.
The Rev.Gary Waters will officiate.
Born Aug.21, 1924, in Schulyer, Neb., the son of Glen and Dorothy Richardson,
he passed away Wednesday, July 15, 1998, at the Maplewood Care Center.
Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin.
Mr. Richardson was a member of the First United Methodist Church of
West Dundee, and a resident of the Elgin and Dundee area for most of his
life. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a machinist for Shakeproof.
Survivors include his wife, Doris, whom he married in 1957 and a brother,
Glen Richardson of Yankton, S.D.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Ruth Chapin.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church of West
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Erna I. Stoehrman
Services for Erna I. Stoehrman (nee Pergander), 90, of Scottsdale,
Ariz., formerly of Des Plaines, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Friday, at Oehler
Funeral Home Chapel, 555 Lee St., Des Plaines.
Born Sept.21, 1907, in Chicago, she died Monday, July 6, 1998, at Shadow
Mountain Nursing Center.
Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Fred R. Stoehrman Sr.; mother
of Frederic (Eleanor) Stoehrman of Las Vegas, Nev.and Marlene (William)
Sawottke of Scottsdale, Ariz.; grandmother of Scott, Steven and Keith Sawottke;
and great-grandmother of Spencer Sawottke.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Bethlehem United Church of Christ,
2746 N. Magnolia, Chicago, Ill., are appreciated.
For information, (847) 824-5155.
Funeral services for Delores A. Walters, 65, formerly of Waukegan and
a recent residentof Vernon Hills, will be held at 10 a.m.Saturday, at Burnett-Dane
Funeral Home, 120 W.Park Ave. (Route 176), Libertyville.
Born Sept.30, 1932, in Trelanny, Jamaica, she passed away Monday July
13, 1998, at the Condell Medical Center, Libertyville. Interment
will follow in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
Mrs. Walters moved to the United States, specifically Evanston, in
1971. She attended St. Joseph Church in Libertyville.
Surviving are her husband, Martin L.Walters of Waukegan; five children,
Anthony Walters of Waukegan, Judith (Hussien) El-Bier of San Diego, Calif.,Michelle
Walters of Vernon Hills, Michael Walters of Waukegan and Derrick Walters
of Forest Park; five grandchildren, Yolanda, Judith, Christopher, Michael
and Joey; three brothers, Lenny DeSouza of Orlando, Fla., Clifford `Brother'
DeSouza of Spanish Town, Jamaica and Clifford `Boss' DeSouza of Trelanny;
and three sisters,Icelda `Tit' DeSouza and Gwen DeSouza, both of Portland,
Jamaica, and Imogene DeSouza of Trelanny.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Author and Francilla DeSouza,
and by a grandson, Olaf Deutsch Jr.
Friends of the family may call from 5 to 8 p.m.Friday, at the funeral
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association
in her name.
For information, (847) 362-3009.
Marguerite A.`Marge' Wennerberg
Services for Marguerite A.`Marge' Wennerberg (nee Lauth), 74, a resident
of Wauconda for 46 years, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Friday, at Kisselburg-Wauconda
Funeral Home, 235 N. Main St.,Wauconda.
Born April 4, 1924, in Chicago, she died Monday, July 13, 1998, at
Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
Burial will be in Windridge Cemetery, Cary.
She was the wife of Leonard H.; mother of William (Joy), Catherine
(Brad) Stingl and Richard (Judy); sister of Annamarie (William) Wokersin;
grandmother of 10; and great-grandmother of three.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Wauconda Fire Department-Paramedic Fund,
109 W.Liberty St., Wauconda, IL 60084.
For information, (847) 526-2115.