Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Chereen B. Kelly
Funeral services for Chereen B. Kelly, 60, of Leland, Ill., will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the Turner Funeral Home in Somonauk, Ill. Father Donald DeSalvo will officiate. 
Born Sept. 4, 1937, in Chicago, the daughter of William and Virginia (nee Woerhle) Wadsworth, she died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora. Burial will be in Little Indian Creek Cemetery, Leland. 
She married Robert F. Kelly on May 15, 1954, in Wheaton. They moved to Leland in 1971. Chereen had worked at Western Electric in Montgomery and retired from C.T.S. in Sandwich, Ill., in 1997. 
She is survived by her daughter, Chereen (Don) Antich of Leland; son, Robert (Robin) Kelly Jr. of Leland; sisters, Ruth (Thor) Rolseth of West Chicago, Joyce Roach of Crystal Lake, Dolores Kujawski of West Chicago, Connie Valenti of Las Vegas, Nev., Joan (Ken) Nienow of West Chicago, Beatrice (Buck) Peters of Earlville and Carolyn Thomas of Sandwich; brothers, Donald Stell of Chicago and Norbert (Susan) Wadsworth of Winfield; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert F. Kelly; and brothers, William Wadsworth and James Wadsworth. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. 
today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (815) 498-2363. 

Dagmar G. Anderson Services for Dagmar G. Anderson, 88, of St. Charles, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., St. Charles. 
The Rev. Kenneth Ahlstrand will officiate. 
Born July 22, 1910, in St. Charles, she died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, in Pine View Health Care Center, St. 
Charles. Interment will be private. 
Before her retirement, Ms. Anderson had been employed at Illinois and, later, Marberry Cleaners in St. 
Charles for more than 50 years. 
Surviving are her brothers, Hilding Anderson of St. Charles, Martin (Dolores) Anderson of St. 
Charles, Maurice (Irene) Anderson of Ladysmith, Wis.and Rudolf Anderson of St. Charles; sister-in-law, Marion Anderson of St. Charles; several nieces and nephews; and special nephew, Jack Anderson of St. Charles. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Lilli Anderson; sister, Hildur Eberhard; brother, Helge Anderson; and two infant sisters. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. 
today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (630) 584-0060. 
 

David W. Appelquist
Memorial services for David W. Appelquist, 92, of Palatine, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. 
Born Sept. 1, 1905, in Chicago, he died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights. Interment will be private. 
A retired meat cutter, he was a member of United Food and Commercial Workers Union. 
Survivors include his son, William (Janis) Appelquist of Palatine; grandchildren, William, Krista and Tracie; great-grandchild, Justin; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Appelquist. 
Visitation will be from 7 p.m. until the time of services Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 358-7411. 
 

Celeste L. Becker
Services for Celeste L. Becker, 74, of Aurora, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. 
Born Dec. 5, 1923, in Chicago, she died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Edward Hospital, Naperville. Interment will be in Wheatland Township Cemetery, Naperville. 
Mrs. Becker graduated from Wells High School in Chicago. She received a bachelor of arts degree from DePaul University, and then attended the Chicago Teachers College.Mrs.Becker had taught at Cooper Elementary School and the Eberhart School, both in Chicago. 
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Becker; daughter, Carole (Randy) Thoele of Naperville; son, Keith Becker of Redwood City, Calif.; grandchildren, Alex and Jennifer Thoele; aunt, Mabel Wilma of Naperville; and sister-in-law, Florene B. DiServio of Yates Center, Kan. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. 
today, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 801 N. Cass St., Westmont, IL 60559-9895. 
For information, (630) 355-0213. 

William E. Bergeron, 95, of Elmhurst, died Monday, Aug. 3. Arrangements were made by Gibbons Funeral Home, Elmhurst, (630) 832-0018. 

Tracey S. Bowen
Prayers for Tracey S. Bowen (nee Corcoran), 26, of Schaumburg, will be said at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Rd., Schaumburg.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Hubert Catholic Church. 
Born Feb.10, 1972, in Brockton, Mass., she died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, at Columbia HoffmanEstates Medical Center. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Brockton, Mass. 
She was the beloved wife of William G. Bowen; loving mother of Mitchell Grant Bowen; dear daughter of Joan (John P.) Quigg and David J. Corcoran; dear daughterin-law of Peter G. and Annette Bowen; and loving sister of Thomas V., Timothy J. and Todd D. (Alicia) Corcoran. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, Masses will be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 882-5580. 

Richard A. Brady 
Services for Richard A. Brady, 72, of Third Lake, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.  The Rev. James E. Merold of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in North Chicago will officiate. 
Born Dec. 9, 1925, to Benjamin and Hilda Brady, he died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, at Midwest Regional Medical Center, Zion. Interment will follow the services, in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Libertyville. 
Mr. Brady had been a resident of Third Lake for the past 43 years.A World War II veteran, he had served in the Army from March 24, 1944 to April 20, 1946. He was also a life member of the Gurnee American Legion Post #771, 40/8, Gurnee VFW Post #3889, and the Gurnee American Honor Guard for more than 30 years. 
Survivors include his wife, LaVerne Brady, whom he married June 11, 1947, recently celebrating 51years of marriage; sons, Richard Brady Jr.of Salem, Wis. and Scott Brady of Lake Villa; daughters, Sandra (Donald) Nys of Waukegan and Kim Pischke of Third Lake; grandchildren, Michael and Shannon Sooley, Sara and Amanda Pischke, and Brittney and Tyler Brady; and great-grandson, Aaron. 
Also surviving are his brothers, John W. Brady of Lyndon Station, Wis., Edward (Helen) Brady of Lake Villa, and Thomas (Helene) Brady of Lake Villa. 
Friends of the family may visit from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home, with an American Legion service at 7:30 p.m., held under the auspices of the Gurnee American Legion Post #771. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 1300 N. Skokie Highway, Gurnee, IL 60031-2145. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

Michael Brigante
Prayers for Michael Brigante, 84, of Des Plaines, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W.Central Rd. at Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect. 
Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Zachary Church. 
Born May 11, 1914, in Italy, he died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, at home. 
Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 
He was the husband of Lucille (nee Mosca); father of Andrew (Linda) and the late Joseph Sr. (Diane); brother of Paul Sr. (Louise) and the late Dolores Talbert; grandfather of Joseph Jr. (Leota) and Robert(Lori); and great-grandfather of four. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today and Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 255-7800. 

Martha E. Bussey
Private memorial services for Martha E. Bussey, 78, of Elgin, will be held Tuesday, at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. 
Born Sept.7, 1919, in Yuma, Ariz., to Everett and Cora May Vernon, she died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, at the Asta Care Center. Burial will be private. 
Mrs. Bussey had been a resident of Elgin since 1968. She was employed by The Manor Pancake House and Sherman Hospital before retiring. 
Survivors include her daughters, Bea (Bruce) Molander of Elgin, Veryl (Elmer) Stricklin of Arkansas, and Boneta Bussey of Elgin; son, Tony Bussey of Elgin; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ira Bussey, in 1973; and sister, Mary Vernon. 
There will be no visitation. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

William Durkan, 52, of Villa Park, died Thursday, July 30. Arrangements were made by Knollcrest Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 932-1500. 
Charles J. Graf Jr., 79, of Bloomingdale, formerly of Fox Lake and Carol Stream, died Monday, Aug.3. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Carol Stream, (630) 510-0044. 
Harold W. Grosklaus, 81, of Lombard, died Monday, Aug.3. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094. 

Clement F. Henrich
A funeral Mass for Clement F. Henrich, 92, of Glenview will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. 
Catherine La Boure Church in Glenview. 
Born Nov.23, 1905, he died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, in Glenview. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. 
Before his retirement, Mr. Henrich had been employed as a tool and die maker for an electrical firm. He was also a member of the Northwest Engineers Club. 
He was the beloved husband of the late Clara Henrich; loving father of Edwin (Cheryl) Henrich and Joan (the late Anthony) Skifano; devoted grandfather of Edwin, Joyce, Jennifer, Greg, Cindy and Scott; and great-grandfather of seven. He was also the dear uncle of the Becker children. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, 7812 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to the New Mellary Abbey in Peosta, Iowa, would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 966-7302. 

Marion A. Jackson
Services for Marion A. Jackson (nee Stewart), 77, a resident of LaGrange for five years, formerly of Mount Prospect most of her life, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, Forest Park. Burial will follow. 
Born Sept. 23, 1920, in Buffalo, N.Y., she died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Colonial Manor Nursing Center in LaGrange.
She retired in 1986, as a secretary for A.B. Dick Company. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, very active in church choirs, participated in Northwest Choralettes and was an avid bowler and bridge player. 
Survivors include her daughters, Arlene Glavas of Berwyn and Alice Jackson of North Carolina; brother, William Stewart of Florida; and two grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday, at the cemetery chapel. 
Flowers accepted or donations to Alzheimers Research or American Heart Association, are appreciated. 
Arrangements were made by Care Memorial of Illinois, Hazel Crest. 
For information, (800) 889-4884. 

Walter H. Karus, 76, of Lombard, formerly of Oak Lawn, died Saturday, Aug. 1. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094. 

Dr. Edward J. Kinn
Prayers for Dr. Edward J. Kinn, 63, of Barrington, will be said at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Smith Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. 
Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Church, Barrington. 
Born Feb. 13, 1935, in Chicago, he died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at home. 
Entombment will be in All Saints Mausoleum, Des Plaines. 
Retired, he practiced in Barrington since 1963. He served as chair of the Credentials Committee at Northwest Community Hospital and was on staff at Northwest Community Hospital and Good Shepherd Hospital. He graduated in 1961 from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kinn was a member of the American Osteopathic Association, Illinois Osteopathic Association, Illinois Medical Association and the AMA. He was board certified in family practice and was a horse enthusiast-member of the Chicago Black Horse Troop.  Dr. Kinn will be posthumously awarded the 1998 President's Citation for serving on the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions Committee on Sept. 18, 1998. 
He was the husband of Diane (nee D'Angelo); father of AnnaMarie Kinn and Angela Diane Kinn; son of Anne and the late Edward; brother of the late Barry; brother-in-law of William (late Carmela C.) D'Angelo; and uncle of William, Nick, Joseph and their families. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Cancer Association, 1234 Sherman Ave., Suite 203, Evanston, IL 60202. 
For information, (847) 359-8020. 

Stephen W. Lusted Jr. 
Funeral services for Stephen W. Lusted Jr., 66, of Batavia, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at St. Marks Episcopal Church, Fourth and Franklin Sts., Geneva.  Rev. William Kruse will officiate. 
Born Oct.15, 1932, in Hinsdale, the son of Stephen Lusted Sr. and Elizabeth Northcutt Lusted, he died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, in Batavia. Burial will be in West Batavia Cemetery. 
He attended elementary school in Chicago, high school in Evanston and Batavia. He was a veteran, serving in the Army during the Korean War. He was employed by FermiNational Laboratory since 1980, retiring as a captain with the Fire Department in October of 1997. He also was a paid-on-call member of the Batavia Fire Department serving from March 1957 until his retirement in Oct.1992, as assistant chief. He was a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church in Geneva, The Illinois Fire Chiefs Association, Batavia Historical Society, the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, Ill., the Kane County Fire Chief's Association, Kane County Firemen's Association, Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin Firemen's Association and the Batavia American Legion. He enjoyed helping others in their time of need or when tragedy struck their lives. He will always be remembered for his annual speeches to his fellow firefighters along with his stories of fire fighting. He also wrote articles on local rail history, doing many hours of research. 
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Patricia Ann (nee Williams); daughter, Elizabeth (Peter) Donat; son, Stephen III (Susan); and grandchildren, Emily and Alexander Donat and Lauren and Benjamin Lusted. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Elizabeth Lusted. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Yurs Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S.Batavia Ave., Batavia. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, Ill. or the Batavia Public Library, 335 W.Wilson, Batavia, IL 60510. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Nicholas Daniel Mayworm
A funeral Mass for Nicholas Daniel Mayworm, 90, of Vernon Hills, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Mary of Vernon Church. 
Born Dec.12, 1907, in Chicago, he died Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at Condell Hospital in Libertyville. Burial will be private. 
Retired from Oscar Mayer Company, he was the husband of Louise (nee Bartsch); father of Daniel (Shirley) Mayworm of Libertyville and the late Robert (Mary Ann) Mayworm; grandfather of nine; and great-grandfather of 18. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today, at the A.K. Barnett Funeral Home, 29 E. Highway 45, Vernon Hills. 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 777 Central Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035. 
For information, (847) 634-6470. 

Lyle A. `Mac' McQuillen 
Funeral services for Lyle A. `Mac' McQuillen, 72, a resident of Naperville since 1967, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S.Mill St., Naperville. Rev. Shelly Bergstrom will officiate. 
Born Aug.18, 1925, in LeRoy, N.Y., he died Saturday, Aug.1, 1998, at home. Interment will be private. 
Mr. McQuillen was born and raised in LeRoy, N.Y. He served in the Army in Europe during World War II. He was employed by Xerox Corporation for 27 years. Mr. 
McQuillen moved to Naperville in 1967. He was an active member of V.F.W. Judd Kendall Post #3873 and American Legion 40/8 in Batavia, N.Y.  He was a member of the Aurora Tiger Club and was an avid golfer. 
Survivors include his children, Donald Lee (Paula Kay) McQuillen of Naperville and Paula Lu (Michael) Milenkovic of Newton, N.J.; grandchildren, Donald Lee McQuillen Jr.and Robert Lyle McQuillen; sister, Bettie Stoeger of Torrance, Calif.; stepbrother, Gordan McQuillen of Redlands, Calif.;brother-in-law, William (Avis) Weinert of Byron, N.Y.; and 15 nieces and nephews. 
Mr. McQuillen was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte A. (nee Weinert) McQuillen in 1993; parents, Paul and Blanche McQuillen; and brother, Marvin McQuillen. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr. McQuillen's name may be made to V.F.W. Judd Kendall Post #3873, 908 W.Jackson Ave., Naperville, IL 60540. 
For information, (630) 355-0213. 

Eugene B. Meier Sr.
Funeral services for Eugene B. Meier Sr., 83, a resident of Inverness since Nov.1952, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. 
Born July 3, 1915, in Janesville, Wis., he died Sunday.Aug.2, 1998, at home. Burial will be in Mount Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst. 
Mr. Meier was a member of CRM American Seafarer USMS (TS), former member of the Chicago Board of Trade and for 18 years was associated with Merrill Lynch. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Palatine, Palatine Masonic Lodge #314 A.F. & A.M., Palatine Chapter #206 of the Royal Arch Masons and a 45 year member of the Inverness Association. 
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Madaline A.Meier (nee Piepmeier) of Inverness; children, Eugene B. Meier Jr.of  Inverness, Walter R. (Cora) Meier of Round Lake and Madaline E.M. (Dr. Philip) Carpenter of Sycamore; grandchildren, Catherine Koll and Christine and Tamara Rae Meier; greatgrandchildren, Jordan and Rachel Koll; sister, Edith Meier Williams of Watertown, Wis.; brother, David W. (June) Meier of Rolling Meadows; brother-in-law, Ray Piepmeier of Columbia, Mo.;and four nieces and one nephew. 
He was preceded in death by his son, William Robert Meier and daughter, Catherine Gene Meier. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated for the First Baptist Church of Palatine, 1023 E. 
Palatine Rd., Palatine, IL 60067. 
For information, (847) 358-7411. 

Emilie Catherine Mixter
Memorial services for Emilie Catherine Mixter, 92, of Windsor Park Manor of Carol Stream, will be held at 2 p.m. today, at Bethany Chapel, Wheaton. Dr. Gerald Hawthorne will officiate. 
Born Sept.26, 1905, in Louisville, Ky., she died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, at Johnson Health Care Center in Carol Stream. Interment will be in Eden Memorial Park in Schiller Park, for the family only. 
Mrs. Mixter met her husband at Wheaton College and after graduation in 1929, taught school just north of Glen Ellyn in a one room school house. She later taught for one year at Wheaton Christian Grammar School. 
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Russell Mixter; daughters, Joan (Jerry) Sweers of Lexington, Ky.and Priscilla (Gordon) Gault of Palatine; son, Wilbur (Janet) Mixter of Hoffman Estates; grandchildren, Mark Mixter, Kevin Mixter, Glyndon Hossink, Brian Sweers, Lorin Sweers, Carolyn Kennedy, Jason Sweers, Amy Gault, Melinda Gault and Shelley Gault; and 11 great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements were made by Hultgren Funeral Home, Wheaton. 
For information, (630) 668-0027. 

John M. Mullin Services for John M. Mullin, 76, of South Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Stout-Madison Funeral Home, 252 S. State St., Elgin. 
The Rev. Corydon Friedrick will officiate. 
Born Jan.29, 1922, in Scotland, to Harry and Lydia Mullin, he died Friday, July 31, 1998, at Provena St. 
Joseph Hospital, Elgin. Burial will be in Glenn Oak Cemetery, Hillside. 
Mr. Mullin had been a resident of South Elgin for 19 years and was a member of Bricklayers Local #21 for 42 years. 
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Elizabeth Mullin; daughters, Maureen (Vic) Glowacki of Bartlett and Elizabeth (Steven) Larson of Oak Lawn; son, David (Lynn) Mullin of McHenry; and grandchildren, Kristen Larsen, Sarah Mullin, Emily Mullin and Steven Aubrey Laesen. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Aubrey Mullin; four brothers; and two sisters. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 741-1128. 

Thomas F. Murphy
Prayers for Thomas F. Murphy, 69, of Lake Zurich, will be said at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, at Stirlen-Pieper & Davenport Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St. (Lake-Cook Road), Barrington.  Mass will follow at 11 a.m., at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2515 W. Palatine Road, Inverness. 
Fr. Jack Dewes will officiate. 
Born Jan.28, 1929, in Oak Park, he died Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at Evanston Hospital. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. 
Mr. Murphy was the president/ CEO of Royal Fuel Corporation from 1961 until his retirement in 1995. He had attended Morton Junior College.  A member of the St. Anne Catholic Community, Mr. Murphy had served as an active member of several Catholic school parishes and was a member of the Sacred Heart Society. He was also an avid chess player and a devoted family man. 
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Mary Murphy (nee Regan), whom he married June 5, 1948, in Berwyn; children, Thomas J. (Cindy) of Carpentersville, James (Gerri Sandner) of Barrington, Kathleen (David) Hoerer of Barrington, Margaret Mary Casten of Lake Zurich, Gregory (Linda) of Wauconda, Karen Jacobsen of Barrington, Patricia Grimes of Lake Zurich, Donna (Tim) Healy of Johnsburg, Michael (Renee) of Barrington, Robert (Erin) of Volo, Timothy (Gloria Geller) of Barrington, Nancy (Bill) Hopper of Barrington, and Dennis (Lisa) of Lake Zurich; and 34 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Mary Ellen Gibbons of Houston, Texas, and Nancy McCauley of Corte Madera, Calif.;and many nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Christine Marie; and a sister, Dolly Neuman. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, atthe funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catholic Charities, 1911 Rohlwing Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008. 
For information, (847) 381-3411. 

Richard D. Nunley, 39, of Glendale Heights, died Sunday, Aug. 2.  Arrangements were made by Cypress Funeral Home, Glendale Heights, (630) 653-7666. 

James W. Risley Sr. 
Private services will be held for James W. Risley Sr., 79, of Hoffman Estates, formerly of Palatine. 
Born Jan.12, 1919, in Chicago, he died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Governors Park Nursing Home in Barrington.Private inurnment will be in Windridge Memorial Park. 
A retired member of Machinery Movers Local 136 in Chicago, he was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church of Palatine. 
Survivors include his wife Judith K. (nee Line) of Hoffman Estates; children, James (Dale) Risley Jr.of Barrington, Susan (Tom) Reeder of Quincy, Ill., Lauren (Denny) Rogers of Streamwood, Judy (Steve) Powers of McHenry and Debbie (Jim) Barilow of Wauconda; 12 grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by two brothers and his parents. 
Memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice Care, 580 Waters Edge, Lombard, IL 60148. 
Arrangements were made by Windridge Funeral Home, Ltd., Cary. 
For information, call toll free (800) 870-9648. 

Beverly J. Small
Funeral services for Beverly J. Small, 77, a resident of Las Vegas, Nev.since 1997, formerly of Mundelein for 53 years, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. ParkAve., Libertyville. 
Born Oct.2, 1920, in Superior, Wis., she died Friday, July 31, 1998, in Las Vegas, following a brief illness. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville. 
She was a former employee of the Continental Grain Corp.in Libertyville and a member of the Mundelein Senior Center and the 50 and Up club. 
Surviving is her daughter, Judith (Donald) Hyatt of San Diego, Calif.; sons, Phillip (Sharon) Small of Las Vegas, Kevin (Karen) Small of Mundelein and Keith (Carol) Small of Lake Zurich; seven grandchildren; brothers, Arden (Jo) Keen of Canton, Ill.and Douglas (Darlene) Keen of Cherokee, Iowa; and sisterin-law, Marge Keen of Springfield, Ill. 
Shewas preceded in death by her parents, William and Jorgina Keen; husband, LaVerne J. Small, on April 12, 1985; grandson, Christopher Hyatt; and brother, Edward Keen. 
Friends of the family may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

Vera H. Smith
Prayers for Vera H. Smtih (nee Hofer), 92, of Hoffman Estates, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Rd., Schaumburg.Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Hubert Church, 729 Grand Canyon Parkway, Hoffman Estates. 
Born June 21, 1906, in Chicago, she died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, in Hoffman Estates. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove. 
She was a paymaster and employed by Polk Brothers for 22 years. 
She was the wife of the late Donald Smith; mother of Kennith (Anita) Smith and Mary Kay (George) Espinosa; and grandmother of Matthew T.Kemp, Jennifer (nee Kemp) Miller and Tina Espinosa. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be appreciated to Vitas Hospice, 580 Waters Edge, Lombard, IL 60148. 
For information, (847) 882-5580. 

James E. Stansfield Jr.
Prayers for James E. Stansfield Jr., 42, of Bartlett, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Friday, at Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, Elgin.Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Elgin. 
Born Feb. 26, 1956, in Cleveland, Ohio, he died Saturday, Aug.1, 1998, at Sherman Hospital in Elgin. 
Burial will be in Bartlett Cemetery, Bartlett. 
An insurance agent, he was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church choir, past president of the St. Joseph School Booster Club, basketball coach at St. Joseph School for two years and an umpire for the Blue Little League in Bartlett for seven years. 
Survivors include hiswife, Kathleen (nee Kelly) Stansfield; children, James W. and Robert M. Stansfield, both of Bartlett and Bethanne Stansfield of Bartlett; brothers, Patrick of Sherman Oaks, Calif., F.Joseph (Annmarie) of Solon, Ohio, Michael (Valerie) of Chagrin Falls, Ohio and John (Rebecca) of Meadville, Pa.; sister, Ann (Thomas) Gornik of Strongsville, Ohio; father, James E. Sr.; father-in-law, Robert Kelly of Ellenton, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home, with a Rosary at 7 p.m. 
The omission of flowers is requested with memorial gifts to be made to the family. 
For information, (847) 742-2100. 

Albert John Stattman 
Memorial services for Albert John Stattman, 85, of Batavia, will be held at 11 a.m. today, at Ahlstrand Auditorium, The Holmstad.Chaplain Larry Dieckman will officiate. 
Born Feb. 8, 1913, in Gillespie, Ill., the son of Jacob and Marie (nee Stygner) Stattman, he died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Michealsen Health Care Center in Batavia. Interment will be private. 
Before his retirement, he was a Oil Chemist for 41 years at Armstrong Paint and Varnish Company. He was a member of the Batavia Evangelical Covenant Church and also the LaGrange VFW. Mr. Stattman was a staff sergeant in World War II, where he served four and a half years in the USA and the European Theater (Germany, France and Belgium). He had been a resident of the Holmstad since June 1985. 
He is survived by his sister, Mary Schwabe of River Grove; brother, William Stattman of St. Charles; sister-in-law, Helen Lundblad of Batavia; nieces and nephews; and many, many friends. 
Mr. Stattman was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margaret Price Stattman, to whom he was united in marriage on April 10, 1943, in San Diego, Calif,; son, Robert Stattman; sister, Eleanora Stattman; and brother, Steve Stattman. 
There is no visitation. 
Memorials may be made to the Robert J. Stattman Memorial Scholarship Fund, North Park University, 3225 W.Foster Ave., Chicago, IL 60625. 
Arrangements were made by Yurs Peterson Funeral Home, Batavia. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

James Eric Bertil Susmark
A memorial service for James Eric Bertil Susmark, 41, of Naperville, will be held at 7 p.m. today, at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W.Van Buren, Naperville. 
Born Oct. 9, 1956, in Chicago, he died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, at the home of his brother. Interment will be private. 
Mr. Susmark had been employed as a master mechanic for Goodyear for the past 20 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed biking, backpacking, kayaking and marksmanship. Mr. Susmark also had a great passion for reading and knowledge. 
He is survived by his father, Lawrence Susmark of Naperville, and mother, Doris (nee Kuist) of Sweden; brothers, Robert J. Susmark of Lafayette, Colo., Mark C. (Janet) Susmark of Glen Ellyn, and Kenneth S. (Jackie) Susmark of Naperville; sisters, Karen T. (Ken) Gabrys of Naperville, Monica A. (Bill) Shaw of Bolingbrook, and Janet E. (Rick) Luckett of Romeoville; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. 
Memorials in Mr. Susmark's name may be made to Hospice of DuPage, 690 E.North Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188. 
For information, (630) 355-0264. 

Betty T. Taylor (nee Thoma), 74, of Lombard, died Sunday, Aug.2.   Arrangements were made by Brust FuneralHome, Lombard, (630) 629-0094. 

Derald J. Wolff 
Services for Derald J. Wolff, 58, of Marengo, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Schneider-LeuchtMerwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock.  The Rev. Norman S. Meyer will officiate. 
Born Nov. 4, 1939, in St. James, Minn., to John and Marie (nee Rinne) Wolff, he died Sunday, Aug. 
2, 1998, in Woodstock, surrounded by his family. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Union, Ill. 
Mr. Wolff owned the West Arlington News Agency in Arlington Heights for 29 years. He then owned and operated the Woodstock News Depot for five years. 
He is survived by his children, Jeff Wolff of Chemung, Ill., Vicki (Bruce) Elstrom of Silver Lake, Wis., Lisa (James) Gerken of Grayslake, Susan (Donald) Courtney of Prairie Farm, Wis., Sherry Wolff of Garden Prairie, Ill., and Julie (Ken) Zentner of Caledonia; grandchildren, Donald Freise Jr., Michael Freise, Christopher Freise, Adam Pierce, Andy Gerken, Ryan Gerken, Zakkery Courtney, Lissa Courtney, Jacob Courtney, Emily Zentner and Amberlie Zentner; brothers, James (Sharon) Wolff of Marengo, John Wolff of Missouri, and Charles Wolff of Woodstock; sister, Mary (Jerry) Stoerp of Woodstock; and many nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rosaline Jane Wolff (nee Walsberg), whom he married June 27, 1959, in Streamwood, and who preceded him June 13,1998; son, Richard Wolff; and brother, Ronald Wolff. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (815) 338-1710.


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