Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Thomas F. Ryan
Prayers for Thomas F. `Tommie' Ryan, 97, will be said at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, at Olson Funeral Home, (Colm J. Halpin, Director), 6467 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m.at St.Juliana Church.Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. 
He was the beloved husband of the late Julia(nee Judge); loving father of Thomas F.,John M. 
(Pepita), Jeremiah (Anne), Edward E. (Maria), Sheila A.(Paul) Wisniewski, Marie C. (Robert) Auer and Deacon Robert E. (Margaret); devoted papa of 21 grandchildren; and cherishedPapa Tom of 20 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from today and Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (773) 774-3333. 

Frances A. Van Acker
A funeral Mass for Frances A. Van Acker, 91, of Wayne, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Resurrection Catholic Church in Wayne.  Rev. Laurian Janicki will officiate. 
Born Oct. 27, 1906, in Cloverdale (Bloomingdale), Ill., the daughter of Valentin and Katherine (nee Gardener) Rau, she died Monday, July 27, 1998, at Pine View Health Center in St. Charles.  Entombment will be in North Cemetery, St. Charles. 
Mrs. Van Acker was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church in St. Charles and is survived by her daughters, Sister Alyce Ann Van Acker of Wayne, Ruth (Robert) Nunley of St. Charles and Dorothy Van Acker of Chicago; son, Wayne (Judy) of Elburn; son-in-law, Allen Ziller of Huntley; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry in 1975; son, Arthur; parents; sisters, Anna Garrelts, Eva Schick, Rose Tremel, Agnes Streit, Margaret Born and Elizabeth Rau; brothers, George, Frank and Edward; and daughter-in-law, Ann Hickey. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. 
Wednesday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E.Main St., St. Charles, with a Liturgical Wake Service at 6:30 p.m. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Resurrection Church, Army Trail Road, Wayne, Ill. or to The Fine Line Creative Arts Center, 6N158 Crane Rd., St. Charles, IL 60175. 
For information, (630) 584-0060. 

Mary E. Anderson
Funeral services for Mary E. Anderson, 90, of Batavia, will be held at 11 a.m.Wednesday, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Batavia, where she will lie in state one hour prior to the service.  The Rev.Arthur Holmer will officiate. 
Born March 15, 1908, at her family home in Batavia, she passed away Sunday, July 26, 1998, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva.Interment will be in West Batavia Cemetery. 
Mary was a 1926 graduate of Batavia High School.She worked at the Batavia National Bank for 19 years prior to running her family business, W.L. Anderson Shop, after her father's passing.The W.L. Anderson Shop was also known as Mary's Store, from which sheretired in 1972. 
She was a lifetime active member of the Bethany Lutheran Church in Batavia, and a longtime memberof the Batavia Historical Society, the Batavia Women's Club and the Batavia Senior Citizens.Mary enjoyed her special times with her family and took great pride in the organization of their family reunions.She will be dearly missed. 
She is survived by her sister, Virginia Freedlund of Batavia; and many nieces, nephews and special friends. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, William L.and Emily H. 
(nee Harleen) Anderson; sister, Margaret Anderson; and her six brothers, William H., Carl, Kenneth, Nathan, Leonard and Donald Anderson. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. 
today, at Yurs Peterson Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave., Batavia. 
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S.Lincoln St.,Batavia, IL 60510. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Richard A. `Dick' Aneshansel 
Services for Richard A. `Dick' Aneshansel, 68, a resident of Naperville since 1981, will begin at 9:15 a.m.Thursday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S.Mill St.,Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at St.Margaret Mary Church, 1450 Green Trails Drive, Naperville. The Rev.Reynaldo Treyes will officiate. 
Born March 18, 1930, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he died Monday morning, July 27, 1998, at home.Interment will be in Sts.Peter and Paul Cemetery, Naperville. 
Mr.Aneshansel grew up in Cincinnati and graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor of science degree in business administration.He had a distinguished career in the printing ink industry for more than 40 years and retired from U.S. Inkin Burr Ridge in 1995.A veteran, Mr.Aneshansel served in the Marines during the Korean War.He had moved to Naperville from Neenah, Wis.and was a member of St.Margaret Mary Church.He had a variety of interests, including golf, fishing and boating. 
Survivors include his wife, Cecilia Aneshansel (nee Sosa) of Naperville, whom he marriedin 1953; daughters, Kathleen (Michael) Gilkey of Fort Wayne, Ind., Lynne (Joseph) Lipinski of Woodridge and Ann (Thomas) Pfaff of Sandwich; sons, Richard (Janet) Aneshansel Jr. of Eden Prairie, Minn.and Paul (Laura) Aneshanselof Houghton, Mich.; grandchildren, Kimberly and Lisa Gilkey, Sarah, Amy, Matthew and Ryan Pfaff, and Jamie, Margaret and Abagale Aneshansel; sister, Jane (Ron) Taylor of Danvers, Mass.;nieces, Carla (Thomas) Powers of Danvers and Jennifer (Scott) Webster of Stoneham, Mass.; nephews, George (Marianna) Taylor of Scituate, Mass.and Gregory (Susie) Taylor of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; and aunt, Marie Aull of Dayton, Ohio. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Catherine Aneshansel. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
In lieuof flowers, memorial contributions in Mr.Aneshansel's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, DuPage County Division, 999 N.Main St.,Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, or to Harbor Lights Hospice, 800 Roosevelt Road, Building C, Suite #206, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. 
For information, (630) 355-0213. 

Robert J. Baldini 
Prayers for Robert J. Baldini, 69, a resident of Arlington Heights for 35 years, will be said at 8:45 a.m.Thursday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (four blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights.  Mass will follow at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, 432 S. Mitchell Ave. 
Born Aug.20, 1928, in Chicago, he died Saturday, July 25, 1998, at home.Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. 
Owner and operator of R.J. Baldini Engraving located at 1385 Jeffrey in Addison, from 1961 to the present, he was a Korean War veteran having served in the Army. 
He was the loving husband of Ceda (nee Chiolak), whom he married on Sept.4, 1954, in Chicago; dearest father of Robert C. Baldini of Arlington Heights and Brian J. (Carol) Baldini of Arlington Heights; dear grandfather of Stephanie and Thomas Baldini; fond brother-in-law of Ida Baldini of Chicago; and dear brother of the late Yolanda Paulini, Darna Favoriti and Nello Baldini. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
Masses appreciated. 
For information, (847) 253-0168. 

Kathleen Bonilla
Prayers for Kathleen Bonilla (nee Reed), 41, of Hanover Park, will be said at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, at Countryside Funeral Home, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Rd.), Streamwood/Schaumburg. 
Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Ansgar Church. 
Born May 30, 1957, in Chicago, she died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center. 
Burial will be in East Dundee Township Cemetery. 
She was the wife of Louis Bonilla; mother of Burton Reed (Jennifer), Jason, Louis Jr., Denida and Heather all of Hanover Park; sister of Fred Reed, David Reed, Albert Reed and Carol Lopez; grandmother of Tiffany and Joshua; and daughter of the late Burton and Dorothy Reed. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
Please omit flowers. 
For information, (630/847) 289-8054. 

Ethel A. Dinelli
Private services will be held for Ethel A. Dinelli, 84, of Itasca. 
Born Aug.6, 1913, she died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at home.  Private burial will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. 
She was the wife of Armond Dee Dinelli. 
Arrangements were made by The Oaks Funeral Home, Itasca. 
For information, (630) 250-8588. 

Dave M. Elza, 74, a resident of Westmont for 56 years, died Friday, July 24.  Arrangements were made by Toon Funeral Home, Westmont, (630) 968-2262. 

Viola Etter
Memorial services for Viola Etter, 87, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Elgin, will be held at 2:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St., Elgin.  Rev. Henry Christiansen will officiate. 
Born July 6, 1911, in Swift, Ill., the daughter of Henry and Lena Haberkamp, she died Monday, July 27, 1998, at home.   Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst. 
A member of St. Johns Lutheran Church in Elgin, she was the mother of Donal (Barbara) Etter of Naperville, Lloyd (Janice) Etter of Morristown, Tenn., Sandra (Paul) Brotzman of Elgin and Eloise (Gary) Koehn of Colleyville, Texas; grandmother of 10; great-grandmother of 17; and sister of Rosa Wisenthal of McAllen, Texas, Wilbert Haberkamp of Roselle and Harvel Haberkamp of Lombard. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Leonard in 1994; five sisters; and two brothers. 
Visitation will be at the time of services only. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

Joseph A. Giametta 
Prayers for Joseph A. Giametta, 71, will be said at 9 a.m.Wednesday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd.),Roselle.   Mass will follow at 10 a.m.at St.Walter Church.  Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Mausoleum. 
He was the beloved husband of Anna (nee Del Medico); devoted father of Frank (Jamey) Giametta; and fond grandfather of Nicole and Joey. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel. 
For information, (630) 889-1700. 

William Hanselmann 
Services for William Hanselmann, 73, of Des Plaines, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Oehler Funeral Home, 555 Lee St., Des Plaines. 
Born March 28, 1925, in Chicago, he died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at home.  Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. 
A dairy worker for Bordens Dairy, he was a member of Arlington Heights VFW. 
Survivors include his wife, Genevieve (nee Herr); children, Jerry (Cheryl) Hanselmann of Glendale Heights, Jim (Jo Dee) Hanselmann of Plainfield, Ind., Bill (Joanna) Hanselmann of Sleepy Hollow and Bob (Debra) Hanselmann of Cary; and grandchildren, Heather, Kelly, Jamie, Drew, Dana, Caitlin, Kirk, Trent, Hayden, Logan and Larkin. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. 
For information, (847) 824-5155. 

Valerie Ann Hayden (nee Jankowski), 65, of Murphysboro, Ill., died Sunday, July 26.  Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, Villa Park, (630) 832-4161. 

Harold F. Hodge 
Funeral services for Harold F. Hodge, 65, a lifelong resident of Arlington Heights, will be held at 10 a.m.Wednesday, at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (four blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights. 
Born March 22, 1933, in Wheeling, he died Saturday, July 25, 1998, at Holy Family Hospital.Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. 
He was a self employed painter and decorator for more than 35 years and was formerly employed with the Village of Arlington Heights in the maintenance department.Harold served in the Army during the Korean War, was a member of Arlington Heights Masonic Lodge #1162, Associate Bethel Guardian for Jobs Daughters and a 32nd Degree member of the Shriners. 
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Sara `Kor' (nee Engelsma); son, Gary (Linda) Hodge; daughter, Sandy (Gary) Gawlik; grandchildren, Kelly M., Michael B. and Matthew R. Hodge; sister, Dorothy Wahl; and niece, Annette (James) Fry. 
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Evelyn Faith; and sister, Marion Juliar. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 600 S. Federal, Suite 204, Chicago, IL 60605. 
For information, (847) 253-0168. 

Nettie M. Hudyka (nee Plichta), 78, of Streamwood, died Monday, July 27. 
Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Streamwood/Schaumburg, (630/847) 289-8054. 

Edward B. Klee
Services for Edward B. Klee, 34, of Streamwood, will be held at 2 p.m.today, at Countryside Funeral Home, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Rd.), Streamwood/Schaumburg. 
Born Nov. 24, 1963, in Chicago, he died Friday, July 24, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center.Cremation will be private. 
He wasthe husband of Cheryl Gryczan; father of Amanda Candale and Monica Larissa; son of Jan Klee and the late Bert Klee; brother of Barbara (Timothy) Halverson; and uncle of Danielle, Aron and Zachary. 
Visitation will be from noon until the time of services today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (630/847) 289-8054. 

Leona S. Kreuser
Services for Leona S.Kreuser of Hoffman Estates will be held at 11 a.m.Wednesday, at Hanekamp Funeral Home, 385 Waukegan Road (1/2 mile north of Dundee Road), Northbrook. 
Entombment will be in All Saints Mausoleum, Des Plaines. 
She was the beloved wife of Bert Kreuser; dear mother of Dennis (Marie) Kreuser,Carol Snyder, Meg (Sabih) Gurce and Denise (Mike) Nemmer; fond grandmother of Kris, Matt, Bill Jr., Todd and Sinan; and dear sister of Olga Zonsius. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to the Arthritis Foundation, Illinois Chapter, 303 E.Wacker Drive, Suite #300, Chicago, IL 60601, would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 272-3890. 

Faye F. Martin
Memorial services for Faye F. Martin, 55, of St. Charles, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., St.Charles. 
The Rev. Ronald W.Weidler will officiate. 
Born Jan.1, 1943, in Vandalia, Ill., she died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at her home.Interment will be private. 
Following her graduation from Springfield High School in 1960, Mrs. Martin attended the Springfield Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. After receiving her nursing degree, she worked at several clinics in Springfield, including Memorial Medical Center.  After moving to St. Charles, she began employment with Delnor Community Hospital and served as a surgical coordinator since 1984.Mrs.Martin was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Batavia and of the AORN Association. 
Survivors include her husband, Robert Martin; daughters, Kelly K. (Scott) Burke of Des Moines, Iowa, Tamara S. Daugherty of Ocala, Fla. and Melissa (Steve) Cooper of Springfield; sons, Douglas Martin of Springfield and Joel (Tammy) Martin of South Elgin; mother, Naomi Faye Beutler of Ocala; sisters, Peggy A. (Paul) Buchheimer of Houston, Texas and Debora S. (Dean) Allen of Charlotte, N.C.; and brother, Timothy (Kathryn) Ferchow of Jacksonville, Fla. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin Ferchow. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made tothe American Cancer Society, c/o Firstar Bank of Illinois, 1500 Lincoln Highway, St.Charles, IL 60174. 
For information, (630) 584-0060. 

Irene C. Mieszala
A memorial Mass for Irene C. Mieszala (nee Gulczynski), 81, of Joliet, formerly of Downers Grove, will be held at 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, at St. Jude Church, 2212 McDonough St., Joliet. 
Born Oct.20, 1916,in Chicago, she died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at home. 
Private inurnment will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles. 
A member of of the Polish National Alliance of North America, she is survived by her children, Patricia Roge, Stan Mieszala of California, Ronald Mieszala and Carol (Robert) Mores; grandchildren, Julie, Christine, Jeff, Brian and Sarah; great-granddaughter, Tina; and brothers, Eugene, Joe and Mitchell. 
She was preceded in death by her mother, Julia; father, John; grandmother, Mary; and uncle, Chester. 
Memorials may be made to Joliet Area Hospice, 335 W. Jefferson St., Joliet, IL 60435. 
Arrangements were made by Cremation Society of Illinois, Romeoville. 
For information, (815) 886-2000.

Joseph Peter Mudrak
Mass of the Resurrection for Joseph Peter Mudrak, 40, of Gurnee, will be held at 10 a.m.Wednesday, at St. Paul the Apostle (corner of Hunt Club and Gages Lake). 
Mr. Mudrak died Saturday, July 25, 1998, at home. 
He was a friend to many and a lover of nature. 
He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife, Royce Ann; loving sister, Mary (Bob) Ackerman; and brothers, Andrew (Linda), Michael (Cathy), Sam (Gabriel) and Peter. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. 
Wednesday, at Marsh Funeral Home of Gurnee (corner of Washington and Cemetery). 
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Lymphoma Research Foundation of America @ www.Lymphoma.org. 
For information, (847) 336-0127. 

Frieda W. Ofsthun
Funeral services for Frieda W. Ofsthun (nee Wolter), 93, of Elk Grove Village, formerly of Morton, Minn., will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S.Main St., Lombard. 
Rev. Thomas Noll will officiate. 
Born in 1904, she died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Hospice in Elk Grove Village.  Burial will be Friday, from Zion Lutheran Church in Morton, Minn.to Village Cemetery, Morton. 
She was reared in Morton, Minn. and was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Morton. 
Her father, the late Carl L.Wolter, was a charter member of Zion and helped build the new church in the 1920's and early 1930's.  She graduated from Morton High School in 1922.  She was a R.N. and had received her nursing training in Minneapolis.   From 1925 to 1997, Mrs. Ofsthun resided in Duluth.  She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and was the head of the Sunday School there for more than 25 years in the 1930's and 1940's. 
She was a former member of the First Lutheran Church in Duluth and was a member of the Ladies Guild. 
Mrs.Ofsthun is survived by her children, D. Glenn (Audrey) of Barrington and Dorothy Milligan of Hemet, Calif.;17 grandchildren, locally: Karen (John) Brust of Lombard, Beth (Brian) Gross of LaGrange and Norma (Alexis Parras) Ofsthun of Rolling Meadows; many great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and other relatives. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford B.; sons, Ronald W. (Doris) and Stanley (Mary); and siblings, Bertha, August, Herman, Amelia Dallenbach and William. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. 
today, and from 9 a.m.until the time of services Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 4900 W.Grand Ave.,Duluth, Minn., would be appreciated. 
For information, (630) 629-0094. 

Mark Joseph Parkitny
Prayers for Mark Joseph Parkitny, will be said at 9 a.m. Thursday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. 
Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd.), Roselle.   Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Philip the Apostle Church.  Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. 
A Marine Corps Captain, he was the beloved husband of Fareen; devoted father of Loren; loving son of Alfred and Celine Parkitny; dear brother of Jeffrey Al Parkitny; and fond grandson of Antonia Wawrzgowicz. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today and Wednesday, at the funeral chapel. 
For information, (630) 889-1700. 

Donald E. Peterson, 82, of Elgin, died Monday, July 27.   Arrangements were made by Madison Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-1128. 

Elvera M. Pitzen
Services for Elvera M. Pitzen (nee Miller), 91, of Lake Zurich, formerly of Arlington Heights, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, at St.Peter United Church of Christ, 47 Church St., Lake Zurich. 
Born July 6, 1907, in Arlington Heights, she died Monday, July 27, 1998, in Lake Zurich.  Burial will be in St.Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. 
Survivors include her children, William (Josiane) Pitzen and Arlene (Floyd) Filloon; grandchildren, Annick (George) Kelleher, Eric Pitzen, Gail Filloon, Sharon (Wayne) Rowe and Allen Filloon; and great-grandchildren, Jason Rowe, Sean Pitzen and Rick Fritz. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Marie Miller; husband, William J. Pitzen; two sisters; and three brothers. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich. 
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 410 S. Hager St.,Barrington, IL 60010, or to St. Peter United Church of Christ.  For information, (847) 540-8871. 

Lucille Pranica
Prayers for Lucille Pranica (nee Czajkowski), 72, of Mount Prospect, will be said at 9:30 a.m.Thursday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. 
Central Road at Northwest Highway, Mount Prospect.Mass will follow at 10 a.m.,at St.Cecilia Church. 
Born Oct.4, 1925, in Chicago, she died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at home. 
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. 
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Pranica; son, Ronald (Lisette) Pranica; daughter, Audrey (Don) Loudermilk; grandchildren, Emma, Jade-Lauren and Grace; brother, Chester Czajkowski; and sisters, Helen Pacer and Frances Bolsinger. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. 
Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
Please omit flowers. 
For information, (847) 255-7800. 

Jane B. Revoy
Services for Jane B. Revoy, 95, loving mother, wife, and cherished grandmother, will be held at 8 p.m. 
Wednesday, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.   The Rev. Gregg Bostrom of the Wildwood Presbyterian Church will officiate. 
Born March 14, 1903, the second of nine children born to Otto and Bertha Peters of Zion, she passed away Saturday, July 25, 1998, at the home of her daughter, Carol Gustafson, in Wildwood.   Interment will be private. 
Survivors include her daughter, Carol Gustafson of Wildwood; sons, Dale Thorp of Wisconsin and Charles `Bud' Revoy of Zion; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-greatgrandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Revoy; son, William Revoy Jr., in April, 1998; daughter, Janet Hill, in July, 1991; son-in-law, Ragner Gustafson, in 1991; daughter-in-law, Ruth Revoy, in 1995; brothers, Charles, Edward and Paul Peters; and sisters, Dorothy, Lillian, Ruth and Edna. 
Friends of the family may visit from 5 p.m. until the time of services at 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral chapel. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

Mary A. Riley
A private funeral Mass for Mary A. Riley, a resident of Wauconda and McHenry, formerly of Chicago, will be held at Transfiguration Church in Wauconda. 
Born Dec.7, 1911, in Lackawanna, New York, the daughter of Matthew and Katarina (nee Hilad) Gajdek, she died Saturday, July 25, 1998, at Care Center of Wauconda.Privateburial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. 
She was a member of Transfiguration Church in Wauconda and Assumption Church in McHenry. 
Surviving are her children, Anne (Gene) Taggart of Cassville, Mo., Theresa (James) Hall of Johnsburg, Michael M. (Arlene) Riley of Oak Lawn and Joseph T. (Marilyn) Riley of Wauconda; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.She was the sister of Anna, Ljubica, Adam and Stjepan. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; and grandsons, Jeff Hall and the infant son of Michael and Arlene. 
Memorials appreciated to the charity of donor's choice, in her memory. 
Arrangements were made by Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home,Wauconda. 
For information, (847) 526-2115. 

Irene K. Sandberg
Prayers for Irene K. Sandberg (nee Suhajda), 77, a 12 year resident of Wheeling, formerly of Chicago, will be said at 9:30 a.m.Wednesday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd. (two blocks north of Lake Cook Rd.), Buffalo Grove. 
Mass will follow at 10 a.m.at St. Mary Church, Buffalo Grove. 
Born in Chicago, she died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights. 
Entombment will be in St.Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. 
A retired secretary, she was a member of Arlington Heights Senior Center and the Second Chance Society (Stroke Rehabilitation) at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. 
She was the wife of Clarence B. Sandberg and the late Robert V. Angarola, who preceded her in death in 1973; mother of Robert P. Angarola and Kathy Angarola; sister of Albert C. (Marge) Suhajda and the late Louis (Marian) Suhajda, Vincent P.Suhajda and Olga Suhajda; and grandmother of James and Jonathon Blaszko and Jeff and Kristen Angarola. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Please omit flowers. 
Memorial contributions may be made to The Second Chance Society at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. 
For information, (847) 215-6656. 

Sigismund W. Srocki 
Prayers for Sigismund W. Srocki, 75, of Streamwood, will be said at 8:30 a.m.Thursday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 485 S.Bartlett Road, Streamwood.   Mass will follow at 9:30 a.m., at St. John the Evangelist Church, Streamwood. 
Born May 29, 1923, in Pittsburgh, Pa., he died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center. 
Burial will be private. 
A veteran, Mr.Srocki had served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War.  He was employed for 38 years by U.S. Gypsum Company. 
He was the beloved husband of Renee Srocki (nee McBroom); loving father of Dwayne (Monica) Srocki; dear grandfather of Nicole, Ryan and Dylan Srocki; dear brother of Edward Srocki; brother-in-law of Delores Scheaffer and Rose Marie Srocki; and loving uncle ofRichard Scheaffer and many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews in Pittsburgh. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 625 North Court, Suite #280, Palatine, IL 60067-8162. 
For information, (630) 837-8400. 

Thomas Stewart, 81, of Lombard, died Saturday, July 25.  Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094. 

Amie Elizabeth Titus 
Funeral services for Amie Elizabeth Titus, 21, of St. Charles, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the First Baptist Church of Geneva, with the Rev. Brian R.Coffey officiating. 
Born Jan.21, 1977, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Steve and Terri (nee Meer) Titus, she died Saturday, July 25, 1998, in St. Louis, Mo., as the result of an automobile accident.  Burial will be in Prairie Cemetery, St. Charles. 
Amie was a 1995 graduate of St. Charles High School, where she was active in dance and a member of the drill team for two years.  She was preparing to begin her senior year this fall at Western Illinois University in Macomb, where she was majoring in business/marketing.  During her freshman and sophomore years at Western, she was a member of the Wranglers Pom Squad and was elected co-captain of the squad.Amie served as the treasurer for her sorority, Delta Zeta.  She had also been elected to serve her senior year on the Judicial Board, which determines infractions at the college. 
Amie traveled on mission trips to Mexico with her church group in Minnesota, and traveled twice to the Dominican Republic on mission trips with her youth group from the First Baptist Church of Geneva.Amie, along with her father, Steve and brother, Matt, played on the church softball team.This summer, she worked as a college intern at the Sears home office in Hoffman Estates. 
She is survived by her parents, Steve and Terri Titus; her brother, Matt and her sister, Melissa, both of St.Charles; her maternal grandmother, Lucille Meer of Port Washington, Wis.; her paternal grandparents, Frank and Gerry Titus of St. Charles; her paternal great-grandmother, Hollis Yelton of Casey, Ill.; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many friends. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. Third St., St.Charles. 
Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Geneva to be designated for the Amie Titus Memorial Fund. 
For information, (630) 584-2000. 

Ada L. Wahlin
Private visitation and memorial services were held for Ada L. Wahlin, 86, of Lake Villa, formerly of Round Lake Beach. 
Born Sept.17, 1912, in Salem, Oregon, the daughter of George Sweetland M.D. and Mildred (nee Mark) Sweetland, she died Saturday, July 25, 1998, at home. 
As a young child, she moved to Constantine, Mich., where she was raised and educated.  She received a degree in Art from Alma College in Alma, Mich., and furthered her education at the Chicago Art Institute. 
She married Carl Wahlin in Chicago. 
A resident of Round Lake Beach for 30 years, she resided with her daughter in Lake Villa Township for the past 15 years. 
She is survived by her daughter, Georgiana (Edward) Pecoraro of Lake Villa; son-in-law, Don Ferris Sr. 
of Chicago; grandchildren, Edward (Diane) Pecoraro, Rebecca (Tim) Kern, Susan (Ted) Melton, Dan (Laurie) Ferris and Don (Colleen) Ferris Jr.; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Monroe Sweetland of Milwaukee, Oregon. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Susan Ferris; and brother, George Sweetland Jr. 
Arrangements were made by Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, Round Lake. 
For information, (847) 546-3300. 

Mary J. Waller (nee Tijan), 63, of Lombard, died Wednesday, July 22.   Arrangements were made by Knollcrest Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 932-1500. 

Sofia Wray, 82, of Chicago, died Friday, July 24.   Arrangements were made by Abbey Harbor Funeral Service, Itasca, (630) 773-8433.


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