Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998


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In Memoriam Celia Hohol
On July 18th, 1996, the Lord above decided that He needed the loving assistance of the heart and soul of our family, Celia Hohol, to assist Him in His heavenly duties.All of her friends and relatives miss her dearly.Her ready smile and helpful, loving care, together with her quick wit, made life more pleasant for all of us to endure. 
Her kindness and gentleness towards all people shall always be remembered by those of us that were fortunate to have been touched by their contact with her. We shall always remember her and only hope that her life in heaven is as kind to her as she was to those of us that were left behind. 
May God Bless You, Celia Hohol. 
The Hohol Family 

Lawrence S. Bugner
A Mass of Christian Burial for Lawrence S. Bugner, 73, of Genoa City, Wis., will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Scholastica Church, Bristol, Wis. 
Born March 25, 1925, in Evanston, to John P. and Margaret (nee Losch) Bugner, he passed away Friday, July 17, 1998, at Lake Knoll Health Care Center, LakeBluff.Interment will be in Divine Word Cemetery, Northbrook. 
Mr. Bugner was a lifelong farmer, including 12 years farming in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., before moving to Genoa City in 1987.  A veteran, he served in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion of Genoa City and a life member of the VFW in Kenosha, Wis.He attended St.Scholastica Church in Bristol and was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. 
He was also an avid bowler. 
Survivors include his brothers, Nicholas Bugner of Pell Lake, Wis., Fr. Joe Bugner SVD of Popineau, New Guinea, Vincent (Mary) Bugner of Pleasant Prairie, Cyril Bugner of Pell Lake and Henry (Barbara) Bugner of Prairieview; and sisters, Eleanor Ukleja of Fort Atkinson, Wis., Mary Sykes of Fort Atkinson, Theresa (Joe) Raupp of Whitewater, Wis., Agnes Splitt of Wadsworth, Clara (Ted) Raupp of Wauconda, Marge (Jim) Vorisek of Fox River Grove and Barbara (Gerry) Convery of Elizabeth, Colo. 
He was preceded in death by his brother, John S. Bugner. 
Friends maycall from 9 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at the church. 
Arrangements were made by Strang Funeral Home of Antioch, Ill., (847) 395-4000. 

James I. Campbell 
Mass of the Resurrection for James I. Campbell, 79, a 44-year resident of Wildwood, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Gilbert Catholic Church, Grayslake, with the Rev. Tom Refermat officiating. 
Born Jan.19, 1919, in Gillespie, Ill., he passed away Thursday, July 16, 1998, at the Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.Interment will follow the Mass in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. 
For 35 years, Mr.Campbell was employed as an electrician with the Great Lakes Naval Base.He was a member of St.Gilbert Catholic Church,Grayslake, the Submarine Veterans Illinois Chapter and the Moose Lodge. 
He leaves his wife of 51 years, Rosemary M. (nee DeGeorge); daughters, Sharon (Gary) Ingalls of Zion and Mary Ellen Campbell of Wildwood; son, Jay (Cheri) Campbell of Visalia, Calif.; four grandchildren, William (Jennifer) Ingalls, Lisa McKinney, Amber and Kelli Campbell; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Thomas and Patrick Campbell. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Catherine (nee McMahon) and a brother, John. 
Friends of the family may visit from 3 to 9 p.m.Sunday, atthe Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

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 his wife, the former Mary Blando, on Dec. 5, 1953, and was a general sales manager for Motorola for 25 years.  He was a 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. 

James A.Christopherson Jr.
Services for James A. Christopherson Jr., 66, of Chicago, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights. 
Born May 6, 1932, in Chicago, he died Friday, July 17, 1998, at Illinois Masonic Hospital.  Burial will be private. 
For 25 years, he worked as a chemist for Mars Candy in Chicago. 
He was the brother of Phyllis Christopherson of Bloomingdale, Muriel Radeff of Rolling Meadows, Caryl (Thomas) Cappelen of Arlington Heights and the late Geraldine Sauer and LaVergne Fricke; and uncle of many nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the Chicago Christian Industrial League, 817 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60607. 
For information, (847) 253-5423. 

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. 

Robert Eklin, 37, of Carpentersville, died Wednesday, July 15, 1998.   Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Streamwood/Schaumburg, (630/847) 289-8054. 

Emery M. Faser 
Services for Emery M. Faser, 87, of Naperville, will be held at 8 p.m.Monday, at BeidelmanKunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville. 
Born May 22, 1911, in Lisle, he died Friday, July 17, 1998, at Manor Care Healthcare in Naperville. Entombment will be in Hollywood, Fla. 
Mr.Faser moved to Hollywood, Fla., in 1950 and lived there most of his life.He retired in 1974 from Broward Marine, Inc., in Hollywood, where he had been the superintendent of manufacturing. A veteran, he had served in the Navy during World War II and was a member of the Naperville VFW #3873 and the VFW in Hollywood. 
Survivors include his son, Michael (Nancy) Faser of Naperville; daughter, Julie (Floyd) Hunt of Waterman, Ill.;grandchildren, Mike, Carrie, Cindy, Andy, Jennie, Nick, Cindee and Martee; and four greatgrandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Irving and Edith Faser; wife, Evelyn Hildenbrand; one brother; and three sisters. 
Visitation will be from 6 p.m.until the time of services at 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (630) 355-0264. 

George O. Hallam Sr. 
A memorial service for George O. Hallam Sr., 82, of Deerfield, will be held at 8 p.m.Tuesday, at First Presbyterian Church, 824 Waukegan Road, Deerfield.  Interment will be in the family plot in Park Cemetery, Marquette, Mich. 
He died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, at Brentwood North Care Center in Deerfield. 
A graduate of the University of Illinois, Mr. Hallam served as a captain in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during World War II and the Korean War.  He was a member of Deerfield American Legion Post #738, and during the 1960s, he was associated with the National Ski Patrol System doing volunteer first aid work. 
He was the beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Westbrooke); loving father of Jean (Norman) Kramer and George `Bud' Jr. (Cindy); fond grandfather of Jason and Elizabeth `Libby' Kramer; and brother of Dorothy Hartman. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Deerfield. 
Arrangements were made by Kelley and Spalding Funeral Home, Highland Park. 
For information, (847) 831-4260. 

Sonia Herzog, 74, of Des Plaines, died Thursday, July 16.  Arrangements were made by G.L. Hills Funeral Home, Des Plaines, (847) 699-9003. 

Dorothea A. Jones, 82, of Elgin, died Friday, July 17.  Arrangements are incomplete with Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-8800. 

Gary M. Kempton
Services for Gary M. Kempton, 39, of Hanover Park, formerly of Orlando, Fla., and Arlington Heights, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 208 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. The Rev. David P. Hudak will officiate. 
Born March 26, 1959, in Chicago, he died Thursday, July 16, 1998, at his home.  Interment will be in St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery, Schaumburg. 
Mr. Kempton had been a painting contractor and was employed by International Decorators from 1988 to 1995.  He was a 1977 graduate of Arlington Heights Township High School. 
He was the loving husband of Phyllis J. Kempton (nee Potter), whom he married Jan. 23, 1984, in Boyton Beach, Fla.; dearest father of Stacie and Sara Kempton; dear son of Irwin `Chester' and Jo Ann Kempton of Arlington Heights; dear son-in-law of Stacy (the late Betty Lou) Potter of Hoffman Estates; fond brother of Allan Kempton of California, Scott (Margaret) Kempton of Waukesha, Wis.,Brian (Gayle) Kempton of McHenry, Craig (Sally) Kempton of Palatine and Victoria (Brad) Wiley of Rolling Meadows; and dear uncle of nine nieces and one nephew. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL 60004. 
Memorial contributions may be given to the Gary M. Kempton Educational Fund, c/o Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd. 
For information, (847) 253-0168. 

Bernice `Bea' Kennedy (nee Nakrosas), 82, of Lombard, died Wednesday, July 15.  Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094.

Agnes Frances Kluetsch (nee Kotz), 92, of Wichita Falls, Texas, formerly of Wheaton and Elmhurst, died Thursday, July 9.  Arrangements were made by Gibbons Funeral Home, Elmhurst, (630) 832-0018. 

Charlotte E. Kofron
A funeral blessing for Charlotte E. Kofron, 58, of Round Lake, will be held at 4 p.m. today, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N.Rosedale Court (Rosedale Court at Cedar Lake Road), RoundLake. 
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. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 546-3300. 

Frances E.McCarty, 83, of Chicago, died Tuesday, July 2, 1998.Arrangements were made by Gibbons Funeral Home, (630) 832-0018. 

Julie A. Newcomb
Services for Julie A. Newcomb, 24, of Elgin, will begin at 11:30 a.m. today, 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. 
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

Joan L. Novotny
Prayers for Joan L. Novotny (nee Niemann), 67, one of the original settlers of Hoffman Estates, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass at St.Hubert's Church. 
Born July 30, 1930, in Chicago, she passed away Friday, July 17, 1998.  Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. 
She was the loving mother and friend of Edward (Karen), Michael (Lori), James, Joseph (Cheryl), Robert (Terri), John (Geralyn) Novotny and Deborah (John) Andriano; loving daughter of Mary Jane and the late Glenn Bach; sister of Jane Banks, Dan, Jerry, Tom Niemann, Kathleen Kenny, Mary Christine Klug and Glen Bach; and grandmother of 15. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. 
Donations to Catholic Charities would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 882-5580. 

Walter J. Rosing 
A funeral Mass for Walter J. Rosing, 88, of McHenry, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Peter Catholic Church, Volo.   The Rev. Don Dietz will officiate. 
Born in the Wooster Lake area, to George and Margaret (nee Schafer) Rosing, he died Friday, July 17, 1998, at Alden Terrace Health Care Center of McHenry.  Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. 
Mr. Rosing attended school at St. Peter's in Volo when the only mode of transportation to and from school was by horse and buggy.  From 1935 to 1956 he lived in Round Lake and was a charter member of the Round Lake Fire Department.From 1956 to 1988 he resided in Libertyville, where he was employed at the Hough Manufacturing Company.  For 30 years he worked on the receiving dock, handling all incoming deliveries.  He retired in 1976 and moved to McHenry in 1989.  Among his special interests, Mr.Rosing was an avid White Sox fan. 
Survivors include his daughter, Beverly Guetzloff of Trumbull, Conn.; sons, Donald (Doris) Rosing of Johnsburg and David (Cindy) Ness of Peoria; grandchildren, Doreen Systma of Antioch, Mary Beth Guetzloff of Buffalo Grove, Judy (Robert) Ryan of Naperville, Brenda (Tracy) Bonds of Shelton, Conn., Curtis (Sharon) Rosing of Rockford, Gary (Kelly) Rosing of McHenry and Tom (Christine) Guetzloff of Tabors, S.D.; and 16 great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Alice A. Rosing (nee Hergott); granddaughter, Autumn; son-in-law, Al Guetzloff; three brothers; and nine sisters. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St. (Route 120), McHenry. 
For information, (815) 385-2400. 

Matthew G. Salazar 
Services for Matthew G. Salazar, 77, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights. 
Born Nov. 11, 1920, in Kenedy, Texas, he died Friday, July 17, 1998, at his home, after a lengthy battle with cancer.  Interment will be private. 
Mr.Salazar worked as a people greeter at the Wal-Mart in Elk Grove Village for six years. 
He was the husband of the late Maria (nee Cantu); father of Henry J. (Minerva) Salazar of Mount Prospect, Ernest (Sue) Salazar of Brighton, Mich.and Ida (Joseph) Carnes of Streamwood; brother of Ray (Minga), Ramon, Lydia, Corina (Israel), and the late Albert (Petra) and Juanita; grandfather of Rebecca, Juanita, Damian, Candida, Beatrice, Shelly Lynn, Larry, Laurie, Julie, Priscilla and Lisa; great-grandfather of eight; uncle of many nieces and nephews; and beloved friend of Muriel and Roy Beam, Eva, Keith, Michael, Lynn, Randy, Mandy, Ginger, Jerry, Eve, Karl, Hilda, Shirley, Rich, Pam, Jim and family, Margie, Al and the Wal-Mart family. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 253-5423. 

Harold T. Seigle
Services for Harold T. Seigle, 89, of Elgin, will be held at noon, Sunday, at Congregation Kneseth Israel, 330 Division St.,Elgin.Cantor Alan Smolen will officiate. 
Born Dec.10, 1908, in Elgin, to Harry Gershon Seigle and Minnie (nee Block) Seigle, he died Friday, July 17, 1998, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin. 
Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin. 
Mr. Seigle was born on the East Side of Elgin, attended Elgin Academy, and graduated from Elgin High School.   He began his career as coowner of Elgin Lumber Company, now the present Seigle's Building Centers. 
Mr. Seigle was a member of Congregation Kneseth Israel.Among his other memberships and civic activities, he was a member of BPOE Elks Lodge #737 of Elgin, a member and past president of the Elgin Rotary Club, the director of the First National Bank of Elgin, a co-founder of Community Concern for Alcoholism, the director of Family Service Association and the Ecker Mental Health Center, and a member of the YMCA board of directors.He was also an active Elgin philanthropist as founder of the Seigle Family Foundation. 
Surviving are his wife, Lora Seigle, to whom he was married on Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7, 1941; daughter, Marsha Sehler of Milwaukee, Wis.; sons, Harry (Susan) Seigle of East Dundee, Michael (Janet) Seigle, M.D., of West Dundee and Mark (Robin) Seigle of West Dundee; and 10 grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lillian Roth and Sylvia Lisagor; and grandson, Jeffrey Sehler. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Congregation Kneseth Israel, or to the charity of one's choice. 
Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

Cynthia E. Skinner
A memorial service and `Irish Wake' for Cynthia E. Skinner, 36, of Round Lake Beach, will be held at noon Saturday, July 25, at 1611 Kildeer Dr., Round Lake Beach. 
Born Feb. 22, 1962, in New Jersey, she died Thursday, July 9, 1998, at Evanston Hospital. 
She is survived by her husband, Gerald; her parents, Clair and Gloria Carlson; her children, Cory, Breanna and Valerie; her brother, William Carlson; and her sisters, Lorri Carlson and Stephanie (Ken) Lang. 
Arrangements were made by Kristan Funeral Home, P.C., Mundelein. 
For information, (847) 566-8020. 

Robert S. Valentine
Funeral Mass for Robert S. Valentine, 46, of Lombard, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Monday, at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 1152 E. Anderson Dr., Palatine. 
Born Feb.3, 1952, in Morristown, N.J., he died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at Burdette Tomlin Memorial Hospital, Cape May, N.J. Burial will be in St.Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. 
Mr.Valentine was employed as a building contractor. 
Survivors include his sons, Christoper and Steven Valentine of Palatine; daughter, Lindsay Valentine of Palatine; mother, Madeleine Valentine of Parsippany, N.J.; sister, Karen Steinhauser of Parsippany, N.J.; and five nephews and nieces. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. 
Memorials may be made to Memorial Sloan-Ketterling Hospital, New York, NY. 
For information, (847) 358-7411. 

Edward T. Voelz, 84, formerly of Villa Park, died Thursday, July 16, 1998. 
Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, Villa Park, (630) 832-4161. 

The Rev. Jacob Mark Warkentin
Services for the Rev. Jacob Mark Warkentin, pastor emeritus of the First Congregational Church of West Chicago, will be held at 7 p.m.Sunday at the church, 525 N. Neltnor Blvd.,West Chicago. 
Born May 20, 1905, in Mountain Lake, Minn., to Dietrich and Maria Warkentin, he died peacefully at home in the early morning hours of Friday, July 17, 1998, under the care of DuPage Hospice and his family. 
Private burial will be on Monday, in Glen Oak Cemetery, West Chicago. 
The Rev. Warkentin, who was ordained Nov.12, 1934, in Humboldt, S.D., served the First Congregational Church as pastor from 1951 to 1971, previously having served churches in Humboldt, Carthage and DeSmet, S.D., Aitkin, Minn.,and Abingdon, Ill. 
The 10th of 12 children born to German Mennonite parents, his early schooling was in the German language.He earned his bachelor of arts degree in 1928 from Bluffton College in Ohio, and received his ministerial training from Chicago Theological Seminary at the University of Chicago, where he graduated with a bachelor of divinity degree in 1933. 
In 1934 he married Rose Kasik of Cleveland, Ohio, who preceded him in death in 1968.In 1970, he married Lulu M. Brown of West Chicago. 
During his ministry in West Chicago, his congregation embarked on a building program and the new Congregational Church was dedicated in April, 1962.  In 1966, `Rev.Jake' was named West Chicago Citizen of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce, in recognition of his `exemplary activities in counseling with the Family Service Organization of DuPage County, and his work and cooperation with the DuPage Opportunity Council for Hispanic Americans, the Boy Scouts of America, the West Chicago Rotary, the Masonic Lodge and the Community Fund.' The Rev. Warkentin was registrat of the Northern Association of Congregational Christian Churches prior to the merger which former the United Church of Christ in 1956.He also served on the State Conference Board as finance chairman as well as the State Camping and Property Committee, and attended General Councils of the Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., Oberlin, Ohio, Claremont, Calif., Boston, Mass.,and New Haven, Conn. 
In August of 1963, the Rev. Warkentin officiated at the ordination of his son, Welton Warkentin, who returned to West Chicago to succeed him as pastor of the First Congregational Church in 1972. 
The Rev.Warkentin was also a member of the board of the DuPage Cancer Society and Family Service, and the West Chicago Community Chest.He also served a term as president of the Turner School PTA. 
In addition, in February, 1998, he marked his 63rd year as a member of the Masonic Lodge. 
Survivors include his wife, Lulu M. Warkentin; children, the Rev. Welton Warkentin, Rose Marie Warkentin of Media, Pa., Helen Kay (Dennis) Bruce of Lititz, Pa. and Lois (Eugene) Murphy of Chicago; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rose; one great-grandchild; his parents; three brothers; and eight sisters. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, at Norris-Walen Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington/Geneva Road), West Chicago, and from 6 p.m.until the time of services at 7 p.m.Sunday, at the church. 
Memorials may be made to the First Congregational Church, 525 N. Neltnor Blvd.,West Chicago, IL 60185, or to Hospice of DuPage, 690 E. North Ave.,Carol Stream, IL 60188. 
For information, (630) 231-0060. 

Helen K. Wieder (nee Wallace), 94, of Des Plaines, died Wednesday, July 15.  Arrangements were made by Kolssak Funeral Home, Wheeling, (847) 537-6600. 

Mary Lou `Micki' Young
Services for Mary Lou `Micki' Young (nee Courier), 50, of Wauconda will be held at 11 a.m.Monday, at Messiah Lutheran 25225 W. Ivanhoe Road, Wauconda. 
Born July 9, 1948, in Woodstock, she died Friday, July 17, 1998, at her home. 
Mrs.Young attended school in Marengo and was a member of Messiah Lutheran Churchin Wauconda. 
She enjoyed being with and helping the people she met throughout her life. 
Survivors include her husband, David Randall Young; sons, David Robert (Renee) and James Michael Young; two grandsons, Cord David and Chase Thomas; brothers and sisters, Carole (George `Buzz') Anderson of Rockton, Ill., Rita (Jesse) Garcia of Union, Ill.,William (Lynn) Courier of Marengo and Weston (Peggy) Courier of Sterling, Ill.; and aunt of many nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main St., Wauconda. 
Memorials may be made to the Perennial Garden and Landscaping Fund at Messiah Lutheran Church. 
For information, (847) 526-2115.

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