Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Clarence Peter Swanson 
Funeral services for Clarence Peter Swanson, 78, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly an Arlington Heights resident from 1960 to 1985, will be held at 11 a.m.today, at Brown and Sons Funeral Homes, 43rd St.Chapel, 604 43rd St.West, Bradenton. 
He died Tuesday, July 21, 1998. 
Mr.Swanson was a telephone engineer for Western Electric and AT &T of Illinois.An Army veteran of World War II, he was also a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, American Legion Kirby Stewart Post #24, B.P.O. Elks Lodge #1511 and the Telephone Pioneers of America. 
Survivors include his daughter, Nancy Matthews of Arlington Heights; sons, Robert of Orlando, Fla.and Ronald of Midland, Texas; and six grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 10 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m. today, at the funeral chapel. 
For information, (941) 758-7788. 

In Memoriam Brian Francis Hess II
July 23, 1980 - Dec.30, 1997 
Happy, Happy 18th Birthday, Brian 
We love you, Bri, and thank you for being you. 
You grew to be a handsome, wonderful, loving young man. 
We will never understand why you were with us for such a short while but we are ever grateful for that time. 
The sadness, tears and ache in our hearts is difficult and continuous, but one day candles and cake will be there for all of us to share with you. 
Until the day we are all together to sing Happy Birthday to you, know son, we all love you and miss you more and more with each passing day. 
Happy Birthday, Love, Hugs and Kisses Forever, Mom, Dad, Matt and Kevin 

Kathryn Rose `Katie' Beatty
A Mass of Christian Burial for Kathryn Rose `Katie' Beatty (nee Kearns), 69, of West Chicago, formerly of Naperville and Warrenville, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at St. Irene's Catholic Church, 28 W.531 Warrenville Road, Warrenville. 
Born Oct.14, 1928, in Naperville, she died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield. 
Interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Naperville. 
Mrs. Beatty wasborn and raised in Naperville, later moving to Warrenville where she lived for 26 years before relocating to West Chicago 16 years ago. She was, for many years, employed by the Warrenville Postal Service as a postal carrier, and was a member of St.Irene's Catholic Church in Warrenville. 
Survivors include her ten children, Kenneth Beatty of Hinkley, Ill.,Linda Musgrave of Lisle, Daniel (Nancy) Beatty of Mendota, Wanders (David) Utz of West Chicago, Lawrence Beatty of Warrenville, Robert (Janis) Beatty of Hayward, Wis., Mary Lou Horrell of Warrenville, Kathryn (Ernie) Shilka of Warrenville, Anna (Raul) Rosalez of West Chicago and Bonnie (Brad) Lamont of Webb Lake, Wis.; 26 grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; two sisters, Marge (Ed) Konsbruck of Batavia and Mary Jane (Edwin) Drafke of Warrenville; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, H.C. `Tex' Beatty in 1986; her parents, William and Molly Kearns; two brothers, James Kearns and William T. Kearns Jr.; and a sister, Ruth Heckmann. 
A second day of visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.today at Friedrich Jones Funeral Home, 44 S.Mill St., Naperville. 
Memorials in Mrs.Beatty's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, DuPage Area Office, 999 N.Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. 
For information, (630) 355-0213. 

Agar McKey Brown
A memorial service for Agar McKey Brown, 89, of St.Charles, will be held at noon Saturday, at his home, 316 Iroquois Ave., St.Charles. 
Born Jan.7, 1909 in Holyoke, Colo., to Raymond H.and Fannie Elizabeth (nee Keys) Brown, he died Sunday, July 19, 1998, at Rosewood Health Care Center, Elgin. 
Mr.Brown spent his childhood in Denver, Colo.and Glendale, Calif. 
and, as a young man, lived in the wilds of Alaska.His employments were as varied and interesting as his travels.He worked for Shell Oil Company of California, was a field engineer for Bireley's Bottling Company of Hollywood, Boston and Chicago, and, during World War II, he built attack planes and bombers for the military.After the war, he became national secretary of the Golf Course Superintendents' Association, owned a restaurant in Sycamore, and ended his working career in 1982 as an assistant to the Kane County clerk in Geneva. 
After marrying his lovely wife, Margaret, in St. Charles in 1940, he never left the Fox Valley.  He was an avid golfer and enjoyed various other outdoor activities. 
Survivors include his son, Agar Langell Brown of Aspen, Colo.;three cousins in California; and several nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 56 years, Margaret Marion Langell Brown; and brother, Walker Dean Brown. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the St.Charles Historical Society, 304 Cedar Ave., St. Charles, IL 60174, would be appreciated. 
Arrangements were made by Yurs Funeral Home, St. Charles. 
For information, (630) 584-0060. 

John J. Collins
Prayers for John J. Collins, 68, of Chicago, will be said at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E.Northwest Hwy., Palatine.  Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Theresa Church, 467 N. 
Benton St., Palatine. 
Born March 9, 1930, in Chicago, he died Sunday, July 19, 1998, at Sherwin Manor Nursing Home in Chicago.  Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery. 
He was the son of the late Joseph and Anne Collins; brother of Anne (Vincent) Iuorio, the late Joseph (Margaret) Collins and the late Mary Jane Collins; and uncle of many nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 359-8020. 

Voyle R. Dawson 
Services for Voyle R. Dawson, 82, a resident of Naperville since 1968, will be held at 7:30 p.m.Friday, at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane, Naperville.  The Rev. Dr. Bruce J. Langford will officiate. 
Born March 19, 1916, in Richmond, Va., he died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Edward Hospital, Naperville.  Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Richmond. 
Mr. Dawson was born and raised in Richmond.  He graduated from Virginia Technical University, Blacksburg, Va., with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering.  He later received his associates degree in accounting at the College of DuPage.  A World War II veteran, Mr. Dawson was a first lieutenant in the Army Signal Corps, stationed in Alaska. 
Mr. Dawson was employed by Western Union for 30 years, and later worked for General Services Administration as a communications specialist.  After retiring from GSA in 1983, he was employed in the finance and inventory control department at the College of DuPage.  Among his special interests, Mr.Dawson was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Naperville, as well as an Eagle Scout and a Scout commissioner, a 32nd degree Mason and a ham radio enthusiast. 
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Hedy D. Dawson (nee Dobler) of Naperville; son, Michael (Barbara) Dawson of Willowbrook; stepsons, Matthew (Sandra) Holzapfel of Mesquite, Texas, Peter (Nancy) Holzapfel of Coral Springs, Fla., James (Nanette) Holzapfel of Naperville, Paul Holzapfel of Nashville, Tenn. and Mark (Diana) Holzapfel of Plainfield, N.J.; stepdaughter, Diane Holzapfel of Montclair, N.J.; sisters, Ruth Lee Shank of Amelia County Courthouse, Va. and Helen Sharp of Aurora, Colo.;10 grandchildren; four nephews; two nieces; and 13 great-nephews and -nieces. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Marcelle Dawson (nee Baxter); and parents, Voyle W. 
and Myra (nee Gills) Dawson. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, at the church, and from 11 a.m.to noon Monday, July 27, at Nelsen Funeral Home, Richmond, Va. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr. Dawson's name may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Troop #505, 1105 Catalpa Lane, Naperville, IL 60540, or to one's favorite charity. 
Arrangements were made by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, Naperville. 
For information, (630) 355-0213. 

Robert E. DeGroot
Funeral services for Robert E. DeGroot, 48, of Ingleside, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 North Rosedale Court (Rosedale Court and Cedar Lake Road), Round Lake, with the Rev.Ottersen officiating. 
Born Dec.6, 1949, in Chicago, the son of William and Florence Ecklund DeGroot, he died Monday, July 20, 1998, at Ravenswood Hospital in Chicago.  Interment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Chicago. 
An avid gun collector, Mr. DeGroot worked as a computer operator for Baxter/Allegiance Healthcare in McGaw Park, Waukegan for more than 20 years. 
He is survived by his wife, Patricia, whom he married in Ingleside on July 27, 1996. 
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 546-3300. 

Marie A. DuBeau
Services for Marie A. DuBeau (nee Kriesemint), 80, of Lindenhurst, will be held at 10 a.m.Saturday, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake. The Rev. David Pratt of the Church of Christ Church of Round Lake Beach will officiate. 
Born May 12, 1918, in Chicago, she passed away Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, Wis.  Interment will be private. 
Mrs. DuBeau had lived in Lindenhurst for the past eight months and had formerly lived in Grayslake and Pomona, Mo.  She was a member of the Church of Christ in Pomona. 
She leaves her daughters, Karen (Earl) Podolsky of Northbrook and Judy (Harlan) Simmons of Saukville, Wis.; sons, Chuck Stain of Waukegan, Richard (Diane) DuBeau of Gurnee and Brian (Tonia) DuBeau of Grayslake; and nine grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard DuBeau, Oct.6, 1997; and son, Gregory DuBeau, March 2, 1978. 
Friends of the family may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral chapel. 
Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ Church, P.O. Box 37, Pomona, MO 65793. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

Lillie Durham
Services for Lillie Durham, 81, of Aurora, formerly a longtime resident of Batavia, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Trinity Chapel Church of God In Christ, Batavia. Elder W. B. Matthews Sr. and Rev. Truman B. Hazelwood will officiate. 
Born Nov.27, 1916, in Gabe, Ky., to James and Fannie A. (nee Williams) Tresenwriter, she departed this earthly life Saturday, July 18, 1998, at Provena Mercy Center Hospital, Aurora.   Interment will be in East Batavia Cemetery, Batavia. 
Mrs. Durham confessed Christ at an early age and was united with the Trinity Chapel Church of God In Christ in Batavia.  There she remained until the Lord called her home.  She served on the Mothers' Board faithfully, until her health would no longer permit her to do so. 
She was self-employed for many years in domestic home care throughout the Fox Valley communities.  Among her special interests, she enjoyed gardening and the great outdoors.  She will be dearly missed by her beloved family and many dear friends. 
She leaves to hold dear in their memories a loving stepson, Clarence Durham of Aurora; three grandchildren; and a host of cousins. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Fannie Tresenwriter; first husband, David Durham; second husband, Fulton Durham; son, James L.Durham; three brothers; one stepbrother; and one stepsister. 
Mrs. Durham will be waked from 9 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m. Friday, at the church. 
Arrangements were made by Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, Batavia. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Lavern A. Erdmann
Services for Lavern A. Erdmann, 80, of Des Plaines, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Rd.at Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect. 
Born Feb. 5, 1918, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, July 21, 1998.  Burial will be in Mount Emblem Cemetery. 
She was the sister of Erwin (Rosemary) Erdmann and the late Robert (Geraldine) Erdmann and the late Ruth Erdmann; and aunt of manynieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to St. Matthews Home in Park Ridge. 
For information, (847) 255-7800. 

Marianne Regina Evans (nee Kuczma), 66 of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Schaumburg, died Thursday, July 16, 1998.  Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, Palatine, (847) 358-7411. 

Frank Frohne
Friends are invited to memorial service for Frank Frohne, 80, a longtime resident of the Palatine and Arlington Heights areas, at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at St.Johns United Church of Christ, 308 N. Evergreen, Arlington Heights. 
Born Sept.12, 1917, in Chicago, he died Monday, July 20, 1998, at Church Creek Health Center in Arlington Heights.Private family interment will be in Randhill Park Cemetery. 
He had worked for 44 years as a supervisor for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad having retired in 1981. 
Surviving is his loving wife, Erna (nee Mirs) Frohne of Arlington Heights, whom he married on June 24, 1939, in Arlington Heights.  He was the dear father of Robert A. (Ellen) Frohne of St. Louis, Mo. and the late Frank Frohne Jr.; dearest grandfather of Robert and Michael Frohne; and uncle of Carol (Jim) Gustafson, Judy (Jeff) Henderson, Thomas (Stephanie) Frohne and Richard (Malinda) Frohne. 

Marie M. Hansen
Funeral services for Marie M. Hansen of Elgin will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, at Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin, with the Rev. Roger Pollock officiating. 
Born July 17, 1905, in Germany, the daughter of Henry and Augusta Baum Graff, she died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital.  Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park. 
A member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Elgin, she was the mother of Harry (Susan) Hansen of Elgin; grandmother of Deanna (Scott) Coster and great-grandmother of Ethan Coster, all of Michigan; and sister of Henry Graff and August (Viola) Graff, all of Elgin. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harry, in 1974; a grandson, Anthony, in 1987; two sisters; and four brothers. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 741-1128. 

Willis W. Helfrich
A memorial service for Willis W. Helfrich, 92, of The Holmstad in Batavia, formerly of Chicago, will be scheduled at a later date. 
Born April 7, 1906, in Chicago, to Charles K. and Margaret B. (nee Hartman) Helfrich, he passed away Sunday, July 19, 1998, at the Michealsen Health Center in Batavia, from complications resulting from a stroke suffered July 5. 
Mr. Helfrich had worked as a lawyer for the Chicago Transit Authority. 
He was a member of North Park Covenant Church of Chicago.  He had also been active in Scouting for more than 50 years and was a Shriner of the Medinah Temple in Chicago, where he was a member of the Chanters. 
He is survived by hisloving wife of 58 years, Laura Helfich (nee Reynolds), to whom he was united in marriage Nov.23, 1939, in Chicago; children, Mary Helfrich of Chicago, Susan (Glenn) Ferrell of Glen Ellyn and Carl (Karen) Helfrich of St.Louis,Mo.; grandchildren, Brian Ferrell, Gregory Ferrell and Kirk Helfrich; and brother, Charles Helfrick of Barrington. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Murph and Francis Helfrick. 
Contributions in his memory may be made to North Park Covenant Church of Chicago, 5250 N.Christiana Ave., Chicago, IL 60625. 
Arrangements were made by Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, Batavia. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Violet Hoke
Memorial services for Violet Hoke, 89, a lifelong resident of Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m.Saturday, at the First Congregational Church, Elgin.  The Rev.Lois Bucher will officiate. 
Born March 10, 1909, in Elgin, the daughter of Edson and Cecilia Van Nostrand, she passed away Monday, July 20, 1998, at Manorcare Center. 
Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park. 
Violet worked for Illinois Cleaners and taught at the Illinois Youth Home in St.Charles.  She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Elgin, a 50-year member of the Eastern Star, and past president of the Airforce Mothers. 
Survivors include her five children, Charles E. (Sandra) Hoke of Elgin, Dale R.Hoke of Elgin, Richard V. 
(Geraldine) Hoke of South Elgin, Helen (Mike) Moore of Sterling and Douglas L. (Mary Ann) Hoke of South Elgin; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles W., in 1968; a sister, Ruth Lind; and a brother, George Van Nostrand. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to a charity of one's choice. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

Joseph Edwin Dinet IV
Memorial Mass for Joseph Edwin Dinet IV, 35, a lifelong of Round Lake, will be celebrated at 5 p.m. 
Monday, at St.Gilbert Chapel, Grayslake.  A remembrance of Joey's life will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.  Prayers will be offered with the Rev.Lisle J. Kauffman. 
Born Aug.22, 1962, in Lake Forest, he passed away Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. 
Mr. Dinet was employed by F & Y Enterprises, McHenry. 
He is survived by his father, Joseph Edwin Dinet III of Atlanta, Ga.; uncle of Vincent Meltzer of Round Lake; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his mother, Phyllis, in 1971 and grandmother, Julia, in 1993. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

Terry Lemont Ivy
Services for Terry Lemont Ivy, 27, of Elgin, will be held at 1 p.m.Saturday, at O'Connor & Homeier Funeral Home, 364 Division St., Elgin.Elder Kenneth Holiday will officiate. 
Born Jan.6, 1971, in Elgin, to Will and Betty (nee Binion) Ivy, he died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, in Indiana. 
Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. 
Mr. Ivy was a 1989 graduate of Larkin High School. 
Survivors include his parents; daughter, Kiana Ivy of Chicago; brother, Rodney Ivy of Elgin; sisters, Sonia Ivy of Elgin and Samira Ivy of Elgin; grandmother, Maggie Ivory of St.Louis, Mo.; nephew, Darnell Ivy of Elgin; seven aunts; and seven uncles. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.until the time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday. 
Memorials may be made to one's favorite charity. 
For information, (847) 741-1400. 

Elizabeth `Gip' KirkPatrick
Memorial services for Elizabeth `Gip' KirkPatrick, 88, of Elgin, were held at the First Congregational Church. 
Born Aug.22, 1909, in Peitaiho, China, to Lucius and Lillian Porter, she passed away Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Manor Care Center, Elgin.  Burial was in Lakewood Memorial Park. 
Mrs. KirkPatrick wasa resident of Elgin all of her life.  She was a 1931 graduate of Beloit College.  Among her special interests, she was a member of the First Congregational Church in Elgin, a charter member of the Junior Service Board, a Sherman Hospital Auxiliary volunteer, and a member of Chapter DY of the PEO Sisterhood, the Elgin Garden Club, the Matheansand the Panhellenic organization. 
Survivors include her children, Lee (Carl) Erickson of Prospect Heights, Sarah (Paul) Hudgens of Elgin, Susan (Thomas) Giddens of Clearwater, Fla. and Robert Bruce (Georgia) KirkPatrick of Elgin; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, J. Harter KirkPatrick, in 1974; and one brother. 
Memorials may be made to the First Congregational Church Organ Fund. 
Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

Andres Maranan
Chapel prayers for Andres Maranan, a retired colonel from the Philippines, will be said at 9:30 a.m. 
Saturday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle, followed by a 10:30 a.m. Mass at St.Matthew Church, Schaumburg.  Interment will be in St. Michael theArchangel Cemetery. 
Mr. Maranan was a member of the Filipino Community of Schaumburg, Our Lady with the Most Holy Rosary of Fatima Church, the Filipino Seniors Club, the TUY Club and the Alitagtag Civic Club of U.S.A. 
He was the beloved husband of Norma (nee DeLeon); devoted father of Normandy (Teresita), Henry (Belinda), Rey, Edsel, Allan, Glenn (Anne), Ariel (Carmel), Ronald (Tess) and Andrew Jr. (Pinky); dear brother of Rosita and Rafaela Maranan; fond grandfather of 11; and dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today andFriday, at the funeral chapel. 
For information, (630) 889-1700. 

Dominick A. Massa 
Prayers for Dominick A. Massa, 77, a 38-year resident of Arlington Heights, will be said at 9:15 a.m. Friday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m.at St.Colette Catholic Church, 3900 S. Meadow Dr., Rolling Meadows. 
Born Dec.15, 1920, in Maryville, Ill., he died Monday, July 20, 1998, at Friendship Village in Schaumburg.  Entombment will be in Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Arlington Heights. 
Prior to the retirement of Mr. Massa, he worked as a mechanical engineer for Warwick Electronics of Chicago.  He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran. 
Survivors include his wife, Mary D. Massa of Palatine; sons, Carl (Ellen) Massa of Arlington Heights and Kenneth (Sharon) Massa of Maywood; grandchildren, Jeff, Heather, David, Brett and Nicholl; and sister, Flora Riva of Rolling Meadows. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and three sisters. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Please omit flowers. 
Memorials would be appreciated for Friendship Village, 350 West Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60194. 
For information, (847) 358-7411. 

J. Paul Mulvaney 
Prayers for J. Paul Mulvaney, 78, a resident of Wauconda for 52 years, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Friday, at Kisselburg Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main St.,Wauconda.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m.at Transfiguration Church, 310 W. Mill St., Wauconda. 
Born Dec.7, 1919, in Peoria, he died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Condell Memorial Hospital in Libertyville.  Graveside services will be held at noon, Saturday in St. Mary Cemetery, Peoria. 
Owner of Mulvaney's Cottages in Wauconda, he was a member of Wauconda Area Library, Wauconda Chamber of Commerce and member and long time usher at Transfiguration Church in Wauconda.  He was also an Army veteran of World War II. 
Survivors include his wife, Margaret (nee Reinhart); children, Jack of Denville, N.J., Wally (Jane) of Barrington, Maria Therese (Terry) Ruszkowski of West Chester, Ohio and Kevin (Pam) of Wauconda; brother, James R.of Palatine; sister, Mary Eileen (Miles) Thurman of Pekin, Ill.;and nine grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. 
Main St.,Wauconda, IL 60084 or Wauconda Fire Department-Paramedic Fund, 109 W.Liberty St., Wauconda, IL 60084. 
For information, (847) 526-2115. 

Lavoy `Steve' Mursewick
Services for Lavoy `Steve' Mursewick, 89, of Lake Geneva, Wis., formerly of Elgin, will be held at 1 p.m. today, at Wait-Ross, Allanson Chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin. 
Born Oct.17, 1908, in Hampshire, Ill., he died Monday, July 20, 1998, at Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn, Wis.  Burial will be in Hampshire Center Cemetery. 
Mr. Mursewick had been employed by Elgin Transformer.  He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. 
Survivors include his daughters, Joann (Herbert) Wienke of Lake Geneva and Betty (Richard) Fowler of Crystal Lake; sisters, Velma Ehlert of Phoenix, Ariz.and Gladys (Richard) Yusk of Venice, Fla.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-greatgrandchild. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet C. Mursewick (nee Metzger), whom he married in 1935 and who preceded him in 1994. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel. 
Memorials may be made to one'e favorite charity. 
For information, (847) 742-2100. 

Patricia Anne Pascaly
Services for Patricia Anne Pascaly (nee Smialek), 58, of Algonquin, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin. 
Born May 28, 1942, in Chicago, she died Saturday, July 18, 1998, at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview. 
Burial will be in Windridge Cemetery, Cary. 
A member of St. Margaret Mary Church, she is survived by her husband, Donald W. Pascaly; her son, Donald W. Jr.of Algonquin; two daughters, Sharon (Mark) Shipley of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.and Kimberly (Jed) Piquette of Johnsburg; her father, William J. 
Smialek of Chicago; three sisters, Mary Smialek of Chicago, Geraldine (Jerry) Neimo of Wauconda and Barbara (Wally) Papiese of Skokie; and four grandchildren. 
In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the memorial fund that has been established in Patricia's name in care of Alqonquin State Bank. 
For information, (847) 742-2100. 

Everaldo Rey
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at Santa Maria del Popolo Chapel, 116 N. Lake St. (Route 45), Mundelein. 
Born Aug.1, 1972, in Columbia, South America, he died suddenly Sunday, July 19, 1998, at his home. 
Interment will follow in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. 
He is survived by his mother, Dora Vasquez of Mundelein; his father, Pedro Rey of South America; four brothers, Edgardo, Giovanny, Walter (Stella) and Pedro; two nephews, Harold and Walter; and aunts and uncles. 
Arrangements were made by Kristan Funeral Home, P.C., 219 W.Maple Ave., Mundelein. 
For information, (847) 566-8020. 

Patricia J. Rutledge-Kroske
Services for Patricia J. Rutledge-Kroske, 50, of Round Lake Beach, will be held at 9 a.m.Saturday, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court (Rosedale Court at Cedar Lake Road), Round Lake.  The Rev.William Kruger of Calvary Christian Center, Lake Villa, will officiate. 
Born Sept.30, 1947, in Chicago, to George Edward and Catherine (nee Wisnewski) Lake, she died Sunday, July 19, 1998, in Tifton, Ga., from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident while on vacation with her husband.  Interment will be in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake. 
Mrs. Rutledge-Kroske had been a resident of Round Lake Beach since 1971 and had formerly lived in Chicago and also in Germany for several years.  She was employed as a material handler in the shipping department of Landis & Staefa in Buffalo Grove for nine years. 
Survivors include her husband, Edward Kroske, whom she married Dec.31, 1991, at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan; son, Thomas Rutledge of Round Lake Beach; daughter, Tabitha (Kenneth) Kukuk of Antioch; mother, Catherine Lake of Bartlett; grandchildren, Joshua, Jonathan and Danielle Rutledge, and Brittany and Brandon Kukuk, all at home; brothers, George (Caroline) Lake of Glenview and Thomas (Deborah) Lake of Chicago; and sister, Beverly (Jeff Maycan) Lake of Carpentersville. 
She was preceded in death by her father, George Lake; and daughter, Jamie Lynn Rutledge, in July, 1988. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
Memorials to the family would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 546-3300. 

Cynthia N. Sass
Services for Cynthia N. Sass, 69, of Hampshire, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at First United Methodist Church, Hampshire.   The Rev. Bill Shaw will officiate. 
Born Feb.9, 1929, in Chicago, to Ford and Katherine (nee Kirkpatrick) Wilson, she died Wednesday, July 22, 1998, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin.  Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at Eden Memorial Park, Schiller Park. 
Mrs. Sass was a 1946 graduate of Steinmetz High School and attended Wright Junior College in Chicago for two years.  She married Walter F. Sass on Nov.5, 1949 in Chicago, and they farmed in the Hampshire area for nearly 40 years.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hampshire, the United Methodist Women, and the Homemakers Extension of Hampshire.  She also served as deputy assessor in Rutland Township for more than 20 years. 
Surviving are her husband, Walter Sass; children, Walter F. (Cathy) Sass III of Elgin, John C. (Marsha) Sass of Mesa, Ariz.and Marilyn (Larry) Kivikoski ofWest Dundee; grandchildren, Melissa, Andrea, Connor, Ashley and Michael; two great-grandchildren; and brother, James (Nancy) Wilson of Barrington. 
She was preceded in death by her parents. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. 
Friday, at Fredrick Funeral Home, 284 Park St.,Hampshire, and prior to services on Saturday, at the church. 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 
For information, (847) 683-2711. 

Therese M. Schmidt
Prayers for Therese M. Schmidt (nee McNally), 63, of Arlington Heights, will be said at 8:45 a.m. Friday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights.  Mass will follow at 9:30 a.m., at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, 440 S.Mitchell, Arlington Heights. 
Born July 18, 1935, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at her home.  Burial will be inMemory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights. 
Before her retirement, Mrs. Schmidt was an insurance claims clerk for more than 15 years. 
Survivors include her husband of 38 years, William R.Schmidt; children, Robert (Dawn) Schmidt of Arlington Heights, Timothy (friend Mary) Schmidt of Downers Grove, Susan (friend Dan) Schmidt of Palatine and Michael (Wendy) Schmidt of Chicago; mother, Margaret McNally; brothers, Patrick (Mary) and James (Patricia) McNally; sister, Ellen McNally; and several nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Please omit flowers.Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 625 North Court, Suite #280, Palatine, IL 60067. 
For information, (847) 253-0168. 

Lisa Ledford Stedman
A memorial Mass for Lisa Ledford Stedman, 37, of Harrah, Okla., formerly a 19 year resident of Elk Grove Village, will be held at 10 a.m.Saturday, at Queen of the Rosary Church, Elk Grove Village. 
Mrs. Stedman died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at her home. 
She was the wife of  James Stedman; mother of Sandy Stedman; daughter of Millie N. Ledford (nee Spada) and the late James M.; and sister of James Jr., John (Janice) and Michael Ledford and Jackie (Paul) Seelentag. 
Arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel, Elk Grove Village. 
For information, (847) 640-0566. 

William C. Witt, 90, of Downers Grove, died Tuesday, July 21.   Arrangements were made by Toon Funeral Home, Downers Grove, (630) 968-0408. 

Edward J. Zvonar
Funeral services for Edward J. Zvonar, 68, will begin at 9:30 a.m.Saturday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W.Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd.), Roselle, and continue with achapel service at 10:30 a.m.  Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. 
He was the beloved of Geraldine (nee Piontek); and devoted father of Randy (Susan), Ronald and Renee (James) Nitz. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral chapel. 
Please omit flowers. 
For information, (630) 889-1700.


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