Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Alfred N. Nelsen
Memorial services for Alfred N. Nelsen, 91, of Wilmette, will be held at 1 p.m.Saturday,at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3637 Golf Rd., Evanston. 
Interment will be private. 
He was the beloved husband of the late Rose K.; loving father of Arlene (Bob) Ashcroft and Merlin Nelsen; cherished grandfather of Susan Cole and Sandy Ashcroft; and proud greatgrandfather of Jackie Cole. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church. 
Arrangements were made by N.H. Scott and Hebblethwaite Funeral Home, Glenview. 
For information, (847) 998-1020. 

In Loving Memory of Donna J. and Thomas E. Gough 
Aug.1, 1997 and July 31, 1996 
In memory of Donna J. and Thomas E. who were taken from their family and friends. 
A year and two have passed that you have been gone, but in our hearts, the memories linger on. 
Our lives have not been the same since God called you away.  We still try to understand why you were taken away those days. 
It has been so difficult to try and carry on, our only comfort is that one day we will meet on God's glorious throne. 
Until that time, we will keep you close within our hearts.And in that great reunion, wewill never have to part. 
From your children: Thomas (Sharon), Nancy (Jon), Terry, Colleen (Bill) and Jeanine (Mike) and grandchildren: Ryan, Stephanie, Kaitlin, Quinlan, Kelsey, Daniel and Brittany 

In Memoriam Hector Gonzalez 
1955 - 1997 
My son, it has been one year since you have been gone from our home. 
But you and Richard live in our hearts.Nicholas says, you arewith Baby Jesus and we believe him. 
Miss you so much. 
Love, Mom, Don, Paul, Brian, Heather and Ricky 

Jerrold A. Baldwin 
Graveside services for Jerrold A. Baldwin, 63, of Waukegan, will be held at 10 a.m.Saturday, at Evergreen Cemetery in Fairfield, Iowa. 
Born Nov.6, 1935, in Des Moines, Iowa, he passed away Sunday, July 26, 1998, at his home. 
Mr. Baldwin was a former member of the Illinois National Guard and was employed by North Shore Gas Company for almost 40 years. 
Surviving are his brother, John (Joanne) Baldwin of Hanover Park; nephews, Kevin (Karen) Baldwin of Des Plaines and Mark Baldwin of Chicago; nieces, Christine (Tim) Bogue of Chicago, Lauren (Keith) LeMahieu of Frankfort, Ill.and Jill (Phil) Roberts of Palatine; and eight great-nieces and -nephews.He was also survived by his cousins, Donald and Wayne Atwood, Rosemary Holdefer, Lois Presto, and Jane, Mary and Mark Atwood; and his aunt, by whom he was raised, Alice Atwood. 
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to one's favorite charity. 
Arrangements were made by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, Libertyville. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

Richard G. Barr Jr.
Prayers for Richard G. Barr Jr., 52, a 19 year resident of Elk Grove Village, will be said at 9:30 a.m.Monday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S.Arlington Heights Rd. (three blocks south of Biesterfield Rd.), Elk Grove Village.Mass will follow at 10 a.m.at St.Julian Eymard Church. 
Born in Harvey, Ill.,he died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at home. 
Interment will be in Liberty Cemetery, Kenosha County, Wis. 
A 32 year employee of United Airlines as a systems analyst, he was the husband of Patricia A. (nee Runyard); father of Elizabeth A. (Steven) Sautter, Martha J. (Richard) Pollack and Mary E. Barr; son of Richard G. Barr Sr. and the late Elaine (nee Osberg); son-in-law of Mary and Clarence Runyard; brother of James A. (Kathy) Barr; and grandfather of Ashley, Matthew and Austin Sautter and Allyson and Christopher Pollack. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 640-0566. 

Martin Blank
A memorial service for Martin Blank, 72, of Mundelein, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m.Sunday, in the Gurnee Room at the Gurnee Holiday Inn, 6161 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee. 
Mr. Blank died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at home, after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). 
Mr. Blank was president and CEO of the LMV Chamber of Commerce, serving the Libertyville, Mundelein and Vernon Hills area from 1985 until his retirement in 1992.`  Marty completely turned the chamber around,' said realtor Jack Forney of J.C. Forneyand Co.,one of Mr.Blank's chairmen of the board.`The organization was at an all-time low until he took over.' Another board chairman, Dwight Houchins of Best Travel, said `His programs, which are still being used, revived interest and growth in the chamber and provided the foundation for further increasing membership.'   He was honored by the chamber in February when it changed the name of its prestigious Heart Award, given to persons who bring high honor to the LMV area, to the Martin Blank Heart Award. 
Mr. Blank's heralded novel, `Shadowchase,' published in 1989, was reprinted in France and made into a French movie.A popular speaker at area clubs and libraries, he ran the speakers bureau for the midwest chapter of Mystery Writers of America. 
He previously served as CEO of the St.Charles Chamber of Commerce where he helped in the planning of future community growth, and with the Lombard Chamber of Commerce where he successfully spearheaded a multimillion-dollar park referendum. 
Prior to his chamber career, he was in advertising and public relations, handling accounts in a variety of fields. 
Born in Buffalo, he came to Chicago as young man.  He was a graduate of Elmhurst College and served in the Army during World War II. 
Mr.Blank is survived by his wife of 48 years, Philomena; children, Martin L.,Cynthia, Candace and Steven; daughter-in-law, Angela; and brothers, Jacob and Franklin. 
Mr.Blank's body was donated to ALS research. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Les Turner ALS Foundation, 8142 N. Lawndale Ave., Skokie, IL 60076-3322. 
Arrangements were made by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, Libertyville. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

May M. Bradshaw
Mass for May M. Bradshaw (nee Wassner), 95, of Mount Prospect, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today, at St. Raymond Church, Elmhurst Road (Route 83) and Lincoln St., Mount Prospect. 
Born May 3, 1903, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, in Rolling Meadows.  Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. 
Survivors include her son, Martin (Lorraine) Bradshaw; daughter, Vivian (the late Charles) Mertes; grandchildren, Diane (Kenneth) Caluwe, Susan (Richard) Caduto, Nancy (Robert) Verpaele and Lori (Randy) Beebe; great-grandchildren, Julie (Mark)Ladwig, Susan and Karen Caluwe, Christie and Andrew Caduto, Erica, Tricia, Brian Verpaele and Andrea and Dustin Beebe; and great-great-grandson, Sean Ludwig. 
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.until the time of Mass today, at the church. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Vitas Hospice, 580 Watersedge, Lombard, IL 60148, would be appreciated. 
Arrangements were made by Friedrichs Funeral Home, Mount Prospect. 
For information, (847) 255-7800. 

Mildred C. Goral
Prayers for Mildred C. Goral (nee Grossman), 88, of Des Plaines, will be said at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland, Des Plaines.Mass will follow at 11 a.m.at St.Mary Church. 
Born July 4, 1910, in Coplay, Pa., she died Saturday, July 25, 1998, at Lee Manor Nursing Home, Des Plaines.  Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside. 
Survivors include her sons, Ronald (Barbara), Richard (Winifred) and Anthony (Nancy) Goral; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her brothers, Michael and Frank Grossman; sisters, Rose Shamoni and Edith Hyre; and many nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Walter Goral and Anthony Leva; and sister, Madelyn Freier. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 699-9003. 

Lawrence `Larry' Heckmann Sr.
Services for Lawrence `Larry' Heckmann Sr., 80, of Algonquin, formerly of Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m. 
Saturday, at Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin.Reverend Herman Christiansen will officiate. 
Born Dec.31, 1917, in Elgin, the son of Herman and Mennie Traub Heckmann, he died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at home.Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park. 
He was a member of St.John's Lutheran Church in Elgin.He was a plumber in the Elgin/Hampshire area for 30 years and was employed as an inspector for the City of Elgin for eight years. 
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude; daughter, Carol (Karl) Kaysen of New York; sons, Gary Heckmann of Peru, Ill. and Larry (Dawn) Heckmann of Wisconsin; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brothers, Leonard and Spring Grove, Ill.and Fred of California. 
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church. 
For information, (847) 741-1128. 

Raymond D. Hunter
A memorial service for Raymond D. Hunter, 88, of Libertyville since 1947, will be held at 1 p.m.Saturday, at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 835 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville. 
Born Sept.26, 1909, in Steelville, Mo.,he passed away Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at the Wealshire in Lincolnshire.Interment services will be held at 2 p.m.Saturday at Lakeside Cemetery in Libertyville. 
Mr.Hunter was a graduate of St. Louis University Law School and was a former prosecuting attorney for the Department of Justice Anti-Trust Division in Chicago, retiring in 1973.He was an active member and elder at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Libertyville and enjoyed spending winters at their home in Marco Island, Fla. 
Surviving are his wife, Sybil `Billie' Hunter; three children, Carol Evans of Libertyville, Robert (Arline) Hunter of Lake Bluff and Craig (Mary) Hunter of Libertyville; seven grandchildren, Todd (May) Evans, Kimberly (John) Evans Quigley, Susan Evans, Daryl (John) Krumsee, Robert (Christy) Hunter, and Brandon and Kristan Hunter; and three greatgrandchildren, Cassedy Krumsee, Ashley Evans and John Quigley. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the church in his name. 
Arrangements were made by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, Libertyville. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

Edward F. Kotrba 
Services for Edward F. Kotrba, 76, of Carpentersville, will be held at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, at the interment chapel of St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park. 
Born March 22, 1922, in Chicago, he died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Northern Illinois Medical Center, McHenry. 
Mr. Kotrba had been a resident of the Carpentersville area for 24 years. 
A veteran, he had served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.  He was also a former member of the VFW. 
Survivors include his wife, Louise Kotrba; son, Greg (Linda) Kotrba of Chicago; daughter, Janice Herr of Chicago; stepson, Eugene Konopotski of Carpentersville; stepdaughters, Helen (Gary) Roberts of Rocktonand Cheryl (Donald) Herbert of Carpentersville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many brothers and sisters. 
He also was preceded in death by many brothers and sisters. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W.Main St., West Dundee. 
For information, (847) 426-3436. 

Clarence LaPlante 
Services for Clarence LaPlante, 86, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, at Macken Funeral Home, 1105 12th St., Rochester, Minn. 
Born June 5, 1912, he died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Rochester, Minn. 
An ad executive at Gannett Publishing, he volunteered as senior employment counselor at Wheeling Township and was a graduate of Marquette University. 
He was the husband of the late Mary (nee Scanlan); father of Robert (Sue) LaPlante of New Jersey and Theresa (Paul) Dickinson of Arlington Heights; brother of Lucille Touhy, Esther LaPlante, Rosemary LaPlante and the late Harriet Sharpe and Walter, Henry and Paul; and grandfather of Kyle and Scott. 
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.until the time of services Saturday, at Macken Funeral Home. 
Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Home or St.James Church in Arlington Heights. 
Arrangements were made by G.L. Hills Funeral Home, Des Plaines. 
For information, (847) 699-9003. 

Frank O. Lantz 
Services for Frank O. Lantz, 70, of Mount Prospect, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Saturday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W.Central Road at Northwest Highway, Mount Prospect. 
Born April 25, 1928, in Rockford, he died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m.Saturday, in Scandinavian Cemetery, Rockford. 
Mr. Lantz was a retired auditor for Peoples Energy Corporation.   A veteran, he had served in the Army during the Korean War. 
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Lantz; son, Jim Lantz; daughter, Linda (David) Craig; and grandson, Brandon Craig. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church, or to the Diabetes Association. 
For information, (847) 255-7800. 

Maryann Lemme
A memorial Mass for Maryann Lemme, 56, of Des Plaines, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Mary Church, Des Plaines. 
Born May 6, 1942, in New Hampton, Iowa, she died Monday, July 20, 1998, at Resurrection Hospital in Chicago. 
Burial will be private. 
Employed by American National Can, she was the daughter of Margaret Marion; mother of Todd Lemme, Dana Lemme and Lisa (Buzz) Buzzelli; sister of John (Penny) Marion, James (Mona) Marion and Joan (Mike) Petrich; and aunt of many loving nieces and nephews. 
Memorials may be made to Maryann Lemme's family which will be forwarded to Maryann's favorite charity. 
Arrangements were made by G.L. Hills FuneralHome, Des Plaines. 
For information, (847) 699-9003. 

Elena G. de la Fuente, M.D. 
A funeral Mass for Elena G. de la Fuente, M.D. (nee Gamboa), 56, of Evanston, will be held at 10 a.m. 
Monday, at St.Mary Church, Lake and Oak Sts., Evanston. 
Born Oct.7, 1941, in Manila, Philippines, she died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at Evanston Northwestern Hospital.Interment will be private. 
Former director of the inpatient psychiatric unit at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, she was former director of child psychiatry services at Katherine Wright Clinic and Illinois Masonic Medical Center. 
She was the wife of Domingo J. de la Fuente, M.D.; mother of Bobby, Joel and Benjie; daughter of Regina and the late Elpidio L. Gamboa, M.D.; and sister of Manuel (Erlinda), Elpidio Jr. (Luvy), Noel (Gozette), Victor (Marilu) and Lily (Bill) O'Boyle. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and 3 to 7 p.m.Saturday and Sunday, at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 1571 Maple Ave., Evanston. 
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. 
For information, (847) 869-2900. 

Gene M. McConnaughay
Services for Gene M. McConnaughay, 70, of Hickory Hills, formerly of Batavia, will beheld at 10 a.m.Saturday, at Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S.Batavia Ave., Batavia. The Rev. Arthur Holmer will officiate. 
Born May 13, 1928, in Mount Vernon, Ill., to Arthur D. and Opal E. (nee Richards) McConnaughay, he passed away Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Christ Hospital, Oak Lawn. 
Interment will be in West Batavia Cemetery. 
Mr.McConnaughay was a 1948 graduate of Batavia High School where he was a noted athlete.He was united in marriage to Donna Personette on July 12, 1957, in Chicago.For many years Mr. 
McConnaughay was employed by Prudentialas a financial planner. 
Among his personal interests, he was an avid sports fan and enjoyed fishing and traveling. 
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Donna McConnaughay; sisters, Eva (Wilbur) Peterson of Batavia, Irene (Wilbur) Felkey of Godfrey, Ill.,and Esther (John) Flodstrom of Batavia; brothers, Arthur J. (Beulah) McConnaughay of Payson, Ariz.,and Robert M. (Joann) McConnaughay of Elgin; and many nieces, nephews and friends. 
In addition tohis parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard O.McConnaughay. 
There will be no visitation. 
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Sierra Club Illinois Chapter, 1 N.LaSalle St.,Suite #4242, Chicago, IL 60602, or to one's favorite charity. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Rosalie M. McGrory
A Mass of Christian Burial for Rosalie M. McGrory (nee Meyers), 87, of Montgomery, Ill.,formerly of Bethesda, Md.and Carollan of Plainfield, Ill.,will be held at 11 a.m. 
today, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 801 S.Eola Rd.,Aurora.   Rev. Gerald Tivy will officiate. 
Born Feb.26, 1911, in Philadelphia, Pa.,she died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at Edward Hospital in Naperville.A chapel service will be held at 1 p.m. 
Monday, at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md. 
Survivors include her daughter, Rosalie (Arthur) Lynch of Montgomery; grandsons, Art (Jackie) Lynch of Aurora and Jack (Shannon) of Aurora; great-grandchildren, Brendan, Sean and John Lynch; and brother, Joseph Meyers of Philadelphia. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, John McGrory; and parents, Albert and Rose Meyers. 
Visitation will be from 10 a.m.until the time of Mass today, at the church. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mrs.McGrory's name may be made to Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization, 212 W.Van Buren, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60607-3908. 
Arrangements were made by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, Naperville. 
For information, (630) 355-0213. 

Claudie Ramey, 78, died Thursday, July 30.  Arrangements were made by Madison Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-1128. 

Marian Arlene Rushing
Services for Marian Arlene Rushing (nee Johnson), 73, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E.Northwest Highway, Palatine. 
Born Dec.19,1924, in Tabor, Iowa, she died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.Burial will be on Monday, in Mapleview Cemetery, Marion, Ky. 
She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Guy Rushing; loving mother of Gary (Donna) Lowe, Jennifer (Christopher) Strader and the late Jerry Lowe; devoted grandmother ofWade (Lisa) Lowe and Sherman (Marion) Lowe; greatgrandmother of Wade Lowe Jr.; dear sister of Sterling Johnson and Bob (Dorothy) Johnson; and caring aunt of many nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite #900, Chicago, IL 60604, would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 359-8020. 

Donna Schmitz, 36, of Elgin, died Thursday, July 30.  Arrangements were made by Madison Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-1128. 

Clarence E. Shallow, 78, of Carol Stream, died Wednesday, July 29.   Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Carol Stream, (630) 510-0044. 

Loretta A. Steil
Services for Loretta A. Steil (nee Grewe), 81, a 61 year resident of Niles, will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, at St.Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9081 Maryland Ave., Niles, IL 60714.   She will lie in state from 10 a.m. until the time of services. 
Born Sept.12, 1916, in Des Plaines, she died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Lutheran General Hospital.Burial will be in Town of Maine Cemetery. 
She was a farmer's wife, homemaker and mother and a special inspiration to her son Bob and her grandchildren.She was a member of St. Matthew's Ladies Aid, bowling league and choir, bookkeeper for the Steil Farm in Niles and involved in the day to day farming activities. 
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Raymond H.Steil; son, Robert J. (Jane) Steil of Chanhassen, Minn.; grandchildren, Rebecca, Eric and Elizabeth Steil; and nephew, Roger (Betsy) Moehling. 
She was preceded in deathby her sister, Florence Moehling; and nephew, Glen (Kathleen) Moehling. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Oehler Funeral Home, 555 Lee St.,Des Plaines. 
Contributions to St.Matthew Church, are appreicated. 
For information, (847) 824-5155. 

John Szekeres 
Services for John Szekeres, 81, of Lake in the Hills, will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W.Main St.,West Dundee. 
Born Dec.26, 1916, in Dickinson, N.D., to John and Elizabeth (nee Frank) Szekeres, he died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Carrington Care Center, South Elgin.Burial will be in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee. 
Mr.Szekeres had been a resident of the area since 1956.He was a former, 23-year employee of OAK Industries in Crystal Lake.He was also a veteran, having served in the Army during World War II. 
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Mary Szekeres (nee Dillschneider), whom he married Feb.22, 1941; daughter, Patricia (Earl) Brown of Elgin; son, John (Janice) Szekeres of McHenry; grandsons, Bret, Greg and Matt; and sisters, Eva Nadler of West Dundee and Magdeline Guldner of Buffalo Grove. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Andrew and Peter Szekeres. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 426-3436. 

William F. Tumpane 
Services for William F. Tumpane, 67, of Lombard, will begin with prayers at 9:45 a.m. 
Saturday, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S.Main St.,Lombard, and continue with Mass at 10:30 a.m.at Christ the King Church in Lombard.  The Rev. James Dvorscak will officiate. 
He died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at his home.Interment will be in Assumption Cemetery, Winfield. 
Mr.Tumpane had been in the funeral business for many years and was employed by the Brust Funeral Home in Lombard.  He was valued as a professional by the Brust family, and helped thousands of people in the Lombard area through his work, as well as through his civic and church involvement. 
Originally from the South Side of Chicago, Mr.Tumpane was a graduate of St.Sabina Grade School and a 1949 graduate of Leo High School. 
He was a veteran of the Air Force, serving with the rank of sergeant during the Korean War.He had been a resident of Lombard since 1971 and was currently active at Christ the King Church where he was anExtra Ordinary Minister.He had been a member of the Italian Fest Committee and was chairman of the bingo at the Fest for four years.He formerly belonged to Sacred Heart Church for 16 years where he had been a member of the Sacred Heart school board and the Holy Name Society, a former officer of the Sacred Heart Athletic Association, and an usher and commentator for the church.He was active on the German Fest Committee for Sacred Heart and was in charge of bingo for 12 years at the Fest. 
Mr. Tumpane was also very active at Montini High School where he was a former member of the Montini Parents Club and the school board.He was one of the original volunteers for Montini Bingo and called bingo there for eight years.In addition, Mr.Tumpane was a Fourth Degree member of the Father Boecker Knights of Columbus Council #6090 of Lombard, as well as a former member of the Lombard Lions Club. 
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Tumpane (nee Blaeser); children, Mike (Pam) Tumpane of Aurora, Jim (Sue) Tumpane of Lombard, Jack (Eileen) Tumpane of Oak Lawn, Cathy (Dan) McCann of Lombard, Bill (Kathy) Tumpane of Lisle and Mary Lou (Ron) Katarzynski of Carol Stream; and 21 grandchildren.He is also survived by his brother, Walter (Mary) Tumpane. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Please omit flowers.Memorials may be made for the wishes of the family. 
For information, (630) 629-0094. 

Jane Chesbro VanGetson
Memorial services for Jane Chesbro VanGetson, 80, a lifelong resident of Wheaton, will be held at 2 p.m.Saturday, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E.Roosevelt Road (one block east of Naperville Road), Wheaton. 
Born Nov.5, 1917, in Wheaton, she died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at Meadowbrook Health Care Center, Naperville.  Interment will be private. 
Mrs. VanGetson is survived by her children, Vicki T.Tubb and Jeff (Debra) VanGetson; grandchildren, Cindi, Beau, Heather, Elizabeth, Aaron and Gretchen; great-grandchildren, Krystina, James, Heather and Jacob; and brother, Chuck (Eva) Chesbro. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. VanGetson; daughter, Cynthia L. Peterson; sister, Ruth McAleese; and parents, Charles and Dora Chesbro. 
In lieu of flowers, donations to one's favorite charity would be appreciated. 
For information, (630) 668-0016. 

Danny Vaughn 
Visitation for Danny Vaughn, 45, of Mount Prospect, will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Rd.at Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect. 
Born Aug.23, 1952, in Alabama, he died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital. 
Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens in Centre, Ala. 
A machine maintenance man, he was the husband of Tina; father of Brandon, Derrik and Kristoffer; son of Bettye (Mark) Woods and Guy Vaughn; brother of Dennis (Cindy) Leighton and the late Richard Leighton; grandson of R.C. and the late Flora Keener; and nephew of Kurt (Jacqueline) Keener.   He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Vaughn Children's Fund, are appreciated. 
For information, (847) 255-7800.

Millie Vehlow 
Services for Millie Vehlow, 83, of Libertyville, will begin at 9:30 a.m. 
Saturday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W.Park Ave., Libertyville, and continue with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m.,at St.Joseph Church. 
Born Dec.27, 1914, in Watertown, Wis., she passed away Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at her home.  Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. 
Mrs. Vehlow was a graduate of Watertown High School.  She and her husband, Bob, married in 1943 and came to Chicago in 1945.The couple later resided in Milwaukee, Wis.,and, in 1960, moved to Libertyville.  Mrs.Vehlow was a very active member of the St. Joseph Parish and in the Guild of the Blessed Virgin in Libertyville.She also volunteered her time at Marytown and, in 1991, co-founded the St.Mary of the Lake Seminarian Education Fund. 
Surviving are her husband of 55 years, Bob Vehlow; children, Mike (Diane) Vehlowand Pat (Sue) Vehlow, both of Libertyville, and Mary Ellen (Steve Hessler) Vehlow of Washington D.C.; and grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jonathan, Karl and Kristin. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Julia Hrobsky. 
Friends of the family may call from 4 to 9 p.m.Friday, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to St.Mary of the Lake Seminarian Education Fund, c/o St. Joseph Church, 121 E. Maple, Libertyville, IL 60048. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

Frank Velk, of Naperville.  Arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville, (630) 355-0264. 

Harold E. West
Harold E. West, 81, of Galena, formerly of Palatine, died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at home, with his family present. 
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Lillian; son, Richard (Donna) West and grandchildren, Renee, Douglas and Erin of Simi Valley, Calif.; daughter, Jane West, son-inlaw, Tom Nagel and daughter, Martha West all of Galena. 
He was a devoted husband and father, and will be greatly missed. 
Memorial contrivutions maybe made to Hospice of Dubuque, 3448 Hillcrest Rd., Dubuque, IA 52002. 
Arrangements were made by Funlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, Ill. 
For information, (815) 777-9122. 

Patricia C. Wiltgen (nee Jones), 67, of Villa Park, died Wednesday, July 29. 
Arrangements were made by Brust Villa Park Funeral Home, Villa Park, (630) 834-6656.


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