Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Donato Martinez Jr.
Feb. 9, 1959 - July 17, 1994
Dearest Don, You're in our thoughts every day and in our hearts forever. We will always remember the happiness, joy, and laughter we shared. We miss you so very, very much.
Your Loving Family and Your Yellow Rose

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.

Thomas P. `Tom' Carroll
Services for Thomas P. `Tom' Carroll, 65, a 20-year resident of Naperville, will begin at 9:15 a.m. Monday, from Friedrich Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, proceeding to St. Margaret Mary Church, 1450 Green Trails Drive, Naperville, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Born July 29, 1932, in Chicago, he died Thursday, July 16, 1998, at home.
Interment will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside.
Mr. Carroll grew up on the West Side of Chicago and attended St. Mel's Catholic Grade School and Crane High School. He enlisted in the Navy at age 16, and served during the Korean War on a submarine. Mr. Carroll married hiswife, the former Mary Blando, on Dec. 5, 1953, and was a general sales manager for Motorola for 25 years. He wasa member of St. Margaret Mary Church in Naperville and loved fishing and golf.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Mary Carroll (nee Blando) of Naperville; children, Linda (Ken) Morris of Lisle, Bob (Laura) Carroll of Streamwood, Debbie (Joe) Arvin of Plainfield, Tommy (Velma) Carroll of California, Mary Beth Kocherhans of Naperville, Michael Carroll of Sandwich and Steven Carroll of Plainfield; grandchildren, Palmer and Sam Morris, Lindsey and Tawny Carroll, Amber Arvin, and Jeffrey, Jacki and Kristyn Kocherhans; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Helen Carroll; and brother, Jack Carroll.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. For information, (630) 355-0213.

Lori A. Cline (nee Hoth), 39, of St. Charles, died Tuesday, July 14. A memorial service will be held at
Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Schaumburg, (847) 895-8877.

Herbert Justin Clough
A memorial service for Herbert Justin Clough, 90, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly a 26-year resident of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Palatine Presbyterian Church, 800E. Palatine
Road.
Born Sept. 8, 1907, in Boyceville, Wis., he died Wednesday, July 8, 1998, at Mease Dunedin Hospital in Dunedin, Fla.
A World War II veteran, Mr. Clough started the Crop Insurance Group in Palatine, which later became Reliance Insurance Company.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary Elizabeth (Patrick) Baines of Palatine; grandchildren, John (Tracy) Baines of Lindenhurst, Elizabeth of Schaumburg, and Julie and Daniel of Palatine; his sister, Arlene (Bill) Van Dien; and dear friend, Ruth Kolseth.
He was preceded in death by his wives, Goldie (nee Everson), Dorothy and Faye; and his brother, Gale Clough.
Donations made to the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 300 E. Bay Dr., Largo, Fla. 34640; or the charity of your choice, would be appreciated.
Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Streamwood/Schaumburg, (630/847) 289-8054.

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 family.
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, Mary Hurt.
Local arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville.
For information, (630) 355-0264.

Quinta `Queenie' Mary Edwards
A funeral Mass for Quinta `Queenie' Mary Edwards, 96, of Libertyville, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, at St.Joseph Catholic Church, 121 E. Maple, Libertyville. Born Nov. 11, 1901, in Illinois, she died Thursday, July 16, 1998, at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville.
Burial will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
A resident of Libertyville for 95 years, Mrs. Edwards was a member of the St.Joseph Parish and was active in the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She volunteered her time, both at Condell Medical Center, and also for the Lake County Republican Party. In addition, she was a member of the Libertyville Women's Club.
She was the beloved wife of the late Clarence Owen Edwards, M. D., who preceded her in December, 1972; and dear aunt of Mary (Richard) Lasater of Modesto, Calif.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, at McMurrough Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville.
Memorials may be made to St.Joseph Church, Libertyville.
For information, (847) 362-2626.

Betty J. Hill
Services for Betty J. Hill (nee Pepke), 70, of Wheeling, will be held at 8 p.m. today, 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 Hoffmanof 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 from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 537-6600.

Howard A. Jack
A memorial Mass for Howard A. Jack of Wheeling will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Alphonsus Ligouri Church, 411 N. Wheeling Road, Prospect Heights.
Born July 11, 1921, in Ashland, Wis., he diedWednesday, July 15, 1998, at his home. Burial arrangements are private, with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Mr. Jack was a veteran of World War II. He worked in sales and customer service for the same company formore than 45 years.
He is survived by his dearly beloved and loving wife, Mary Patricia Jack; his son, Howard A. Jack Jr., with his wife, Mary, and son, Jesse; his daughters, Eileen Drake, with her husband, Bruce, and sons, Kevin and Patrick, Linda Jack, with her husband, Michael Jablonski, and Marilee Richards, with her husband, Larry, and son, Evan; his sister, Mella Goble; and many close family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, or to the Leukemia Society of America.

Dean R. Katerndahl, 84, of Wheaton, died Wednesday, July 15. Arrangements were made by Hultgren Funeral Home, Wheaton, (630) 668-0027.

Charlotte E. Kofron
A funeral blessing for Charlotte E. Kofron, 58, of Round Lake, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court (Rosedale Court at Cedar Lake Road), Round Lake.
The Rev. Raymond Skriba will officiate.
Born March 15, 1940, in Chicago, to Michael and Marie (nee Kissel) Genthner, she died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago. Interment will be private.
Mrs. Kofron had been a resident of Round Lake since 1995. Previously she had lived in Wheeling for eight years and in Des Plaines for many years. She was a former key punch operator for City Products of Des Plaines for 10 years and had also worked for many temporary employment agencies. Mrs. Kofron was a member of St.Joseph Church in Round Lake.
Survivors include her son, Joseph Kofron of Round Lake; sisters, Mary Geiger of Carpentersville and Marlene Bailey of Des Plaines; and brother, Bill Genthner of Addison.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Kofron in 1962; sister, Claire; and brother, Robert.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the time of services at 4 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 546-3300.

Delia Krueger
Services for Delia Krueger (nee Battermann), 100, a lifelong resident of Palatine, will be held at 11 a. m today, 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 earlyPalatine settler, and the daughter of H. F. Battermann and Caroline (nee Gieske) Battermann.
She graduated from theChicago 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. today, 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.

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 Diane Boswell, Jack Leider 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. today, at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York St., Bensenville.
Flowers or donations to St. Alexis Church would be appreciated.
For information, (630) 766-3232.

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 Heaven Mausoleum.
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 to 9 p.m. today, 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 appreciated.
For information, (847) 966-7302.

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; lovingdaughter of Henry and Betty Przestwor; and dear sister of Betty Ann (Bill) Cupach.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (630) 889-1700.

Arlene A. Miller
Visitation for Arlene A. Miller (nee Zdanowski), 54, a four-year resident of the Naperville/Aurora area, will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.
Born Aug. 16, 1943, in Chicago, she died Wednesday morning, July 15, 1998, at home. Interment will be private.
Mrs. Miller grew up on the North Side of Chicago near the Humboldt Park neighborhood. She married her husband, Fred A. Miller, on June 24, 1961. She moved to Naperville in 1994, and to Aurora in 1996.
Survivors include her sons, Fred A. Miller of Aurora and Joe Miller of Ottawa, Ill.; daughters, Tina L. Miller of Aurora and Barbara Rawlins of South Webster, Ohio; sisters, Marise Thomason of Chicago, Rita (Hank) Nosek of Chicago, Roberta `Bobby' Piatekof Appleton, Wis. and Janice Szczesny of Friendship, Wis.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1996; and parents, Alexander and Eleanor Zdanowski.
Memorials in Mrs. Miller's name may be made to Fox Valley Hospice, 200 Whitfield Drive, P. O. Box 707, Geneva, IL 60134-0707.
For information, (630) 355-0213.

Dorothea K. Muessigbrodt
Services for Dorothea K. `Dorchen' Muessigbrodt, 70, of Round Lake Park, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 510 N. Cedar Lake Road, Round Lake. The Rev. Lisle Kauffman will officiate.
Mrs. Muessigbrodt died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at the University of Chicago - Bernard Mitchell Hospital, Chicago. Interment will be in Willow Lawn Cemetery, Vernon Hills.
She was born April 29, 1928, in Germany, to Alfred Hermann and Marie Hedwig (nee Lasky) Fugner. On Aug. 26, 1951, she married Herbert O. Muessigbrodt in Germany.
A resident of Round Lake Park since 1966, she and her husband came to the United States from Germany in 1957 and first resided in Chicago.
Mrs. Muessigbrodt was a volunteer for the Round Lake Area Public Library for 15 years, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and many friends.
She is survived by daughters, Christel (Jeff) Miller of Monrovia, Md. and Heidi (David) Wegner of Round Lake Beach; grandchildren, David, Valerie and Stephen Miller, and Ryan and Ashley Wegner; brother-in-law, Kurt (Elsbeth) Muessigbrodt; sister, Ruth (Helmut) Ranly of Germany; nieces, Elke (Arno) Haverland and Ilona Ranly; and nephews, Jurgen and Ulli Ranly. She will also be missed by many close friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Herbert, on May 5, 1983.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 Rosedale Court
(Rosedale Court at Cedar Lake Road), Round Lake, and from 9:15 a.m. until the time of services at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the church.
Memorials in her name may be made to the Hooved Animal Society, 10714 McConnell Road, Woodstock, IL 60098, or to the Round Lake Area
Library, 906 W. Hart Road, Round Lake, IL 60073.
For information, (847) 546-3300.

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 View.
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 Corps.
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 Murray.
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.

Julie A. Newcomb
Services for Julie A. Newcomb, 24, of Elgin, will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin, going to St. Laurence Catholic Church for Mass at noon. The Rev. Joseph F. Kulak will officiate.
Born July 26, 1973, in Elgin, to John L. and Kathleen (nee Davis) Newcomb, she died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, at her home. Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery.
Ms. Newcomb had been a resident of Elgin all of her life. She was a graduate of Larkin High School, Class of 1992.
Survivors include her mother, Kathleen Newcomb of Elgin; father, John L. (Lori) Newcomb of Sleepy Hollow; twin sister, Heather E. Newcomb of Champaign; brothers, John T. Newcomb of Elgin, and Jacob R. and Charles J. Newcomb, both of Sleepy Hollow; nephew, Thomas M. Newcomb; maternal grandmother, Theresa Davis of Aurora; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Thomas Davis; and paternal grandparents, Walter L. and Ruby I. Newcomb.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.
For information, (847) 741-8800.

Robert F. O'Connor, 87, of Lombard, died Wednesday, July 15. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094.

Richard Richardson
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, inSchulyer, 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. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church of West Dundee.
For information, (847) 741-8800.

Robert Roach
Services for Robert Roach, 76, of South Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., St.Charles. The Rev. Gary Blanchard will officiate.
Born March 14, 1922, in Iuka, Miss., he died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, at his home. Burial will be in Little Woods Cemetery, St.Charles Township.
Mr. Roach had been employed at Wasco School for more than 10 years.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Marie Roach; son, Robert L. (Norma) Roach of St.Charles; daughters, Peggy Kirby of West Dundee and Anne (Ben) Culos of South Elgin; sisters, Goldie Thacker and
Rosie Roach, both of Arkansas, and Ida Smith of Arizona; brothers, Bill and Fred Roach, both of Mississippi, and R. V. Roach of Arkansas; eight grandchildren; and 11 greatgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, R. C. and John Roach; and sons-in-law, Ed Kirby and James Lewis.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 584-0060.

Martin D. Smith
Services for Martin D. Smith, 40, of Gurnee, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St.Paul the Apostle Church, located at the corner of Hunt Club and Gages Lake. Fr. Ray Clennon will officiate.
Born July 15, 1957, in Parsons, Kan., he died Tuesday, July 14, 1998.
Burial will be in Ascension Cemetery.
Survivors include his loving wife, Linda Smith; sons, Daniel, Christopher and Matthew; brother, Keith Smith; father- and mother-in-law, Herbert and Donna Lopatka; and brother-in-law, Mark Lopatka. He will also be missed by many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Billie Smith.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Marsh Funeral Home of Gurnee, 305 Cemetery Road, Gurnee.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association of Metropolitan Chicago, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60604-9698.
For information, (847) 336-0127.

Richard V. Sund
Memorial services for Richard V. Sund, 82, will be held at 1 p.m. today, at O'Connor & Homeier Funeral Home, 364 Division St., Elgin.
Born April 15, 1916, to Victor and Elise (nee Decker) Sund, he died Monday, July 13, 1998, at home.
Among his special interests, Mr. Sund was a life member and past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge.
Survivors include his son, Thomas R. Sund of Elgin; and daughter, Patricia E. Sund.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sund, in 1975.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 741-1400.

Delores A. Walters
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 theUnited 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. today, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in her name.
For information, (847) 362-3009.

Helen T. Wehner
A funeral Mass for Helen T. Wehner (nee Regan), 86, a resident of Arlington Heights for 64 years, will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, at St.Mary Church, Buffalo Grove.
Born Oct. 31, 1911, in Chicago,she died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, at home, with her family beside her.
Burial will be in St.Mary Cemetery, Buffalo Grove.
At the age of 1, Mrs. Wehner moved to Co. Mayo, Ireland, returning to the United States at the age of 17. She worked at St.Agnes Hospital, Chicago, until her marriage to Jack in 1937. The couple was married
for 57 years.
She was the beloved wife of the late Jack A. Wehner, who preceded her in 1994; loving mother of John M. (Janice) Wehner and Barbara A. (Joseph) Parquette; devoted grandmother of Joseph (fiancee, Lyn)
Wehner; dear sister of the late Martin (Una) Regan of Co. Mayo, Ireland; sister-in-law of Elizabeth (the late Robert) Gapinski; `Great Helen' of Cassady and Samantha; dear aunt to many nieces and nephews, many of whom reside in the United Kingdom; and special friend of Marie Winkelhake.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest
Highway, Arlington Heights.
Masses or donations to one's favorite charity in her memory would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 253-5423.


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