Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Lezlie Lyn Pfoutz
Lezlie Lyn Pfoutz, 42, formerly of Rolling Meadows, died of cancer on Wednesday, July 15, 1998, in Orlando, Fla.,where she had been receiving treatment. 
Lezlie was born April 14, 1956, in Kirkwood, Mo.While growing up, she lived in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Virginia.She graduated from Virginia Tech in 1978, with a bachelors degree.  She had resided in Westchester County, N.Y., for the last 14 years, where she was employed in management support at Tascor, an I.B.M. subsidiary. 
Surviving family members include her parents, Bill and Helen Pfoutz; sister and brother-in-law, J.C. and Steve Peterson; and nephew and niece, Zach and Mackenzie Lyn Peterson, all of Lake Havasu City, Ariz. 
The family requests that due to a private cremation and service, donationsbe made to the American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers. 

Ruth M. Carlson
Memorial services for Ruth M. Carlson, 79, will be held at 1 p.m.Friday, at First Evangelical Free Church, 2223 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, with the Rev. Brian Erickson officiating. 
Born Nov.6, 1918, in Rockford, the daughter of Carl Ivar and Hanna Kjell Lonn, she died Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at the Swedish American Hospital.  Private burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights. 
Mrs.Carlson graduated from Rockford High School in 1936 then attended Brown's Business College.For most of her life, she was a homemaker.She was also a dedicated member of First Evangelical Free Church, a charter member of North Suburban Evangelical Free Churchin Deerfield, and a former member of many church organizations. 
Survivors include her daughters, Elizabeth Ann (Lee) Petersen of Mount Prospect and Lenore (Dwight) Nielsen of Wheaton; nine grandchildren; and a brother, Ray Lonn of Port Orchard, Wash. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, and by her husband, C. Raymond Carlson, whom she married March 27, 1944, in Rockford and who preceded her on Aug.1, 1979, in Northbrook. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairhaven Christian Retirement, First Evangelical Free Church, or North Suburban Evangelical Free Church, all of Rockford. 
Arrangements were made by Fred C. Olson Funeral Chapels, Ltd., East Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., Rockford. 
For information, (815) 963-9251. 

In Memoriam Charles F. Gaare
Jan.21, 1904 - Aug.5, 1973
Your gentle face and patient smile 
With sadness we recall 
You had a kindly word for each 
And died beloved by all 
The voice is mute and stilled the heart 
That loved us well and true, 
Ah, bitter was the trial to part 
From one so good as you. 
You are not forgotten loved one 
Nor will you ever be 
As long as life and memory last 
We will remember thee. 
We miss you now, our hearts are sore, 
As time goes by we miss you more, 
Your loving smile, your gentle face, 
No one can fill your vacant place. 
Your loving wife, Vernette and your children, Calvin, Jeanette, MaryAnn, Steven, Jim, David and Tim 

Marie C. Antonucci
Services for Marie C. Antonucci, 85, of Niles, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at St. Juliana Church, 7400 W. Touhy, Chicago. 
Born April 9, 1913, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, Aug.4, 1998.  Entombment will be in the family mausoleum at Mount Carmel Cemetery. 
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Leonard; mother of Rocco (Shirley) and Tom (Marsha); sister of Anthony Gelardi; sister-in-law of John Ciesla; grandmother of Roxanne (Thomas) Schatz, Michelle (Craig) Mackey, Rocco (Mary Ellen), Thomas, Amy (Gary) Carr and Adam; and great-grandmother of Nicole, Lisa, Tomilyn, Jessica, Danielle, Alexis, Trace, Sage, Micaela and Kaitlin. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, 7812 N.Milwaukee Ave., Niles. 
For information, (847) 966-7302. 

David W. Appelquist
Memorial services for David W. Appelquist, 92, of Palatine, will be held at 8 p.m.today, 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 today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 358-7411. 

Robert A. Armstrong Sr. 
Funeral Mass for Robert A. Armstrong Sr., 80, of St. Charles, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at St. John Neumann Church, North Ave. and Kirk Road, St. Charles. 
Born Aug.17, 1917, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was welcomed into the loving arms of Jesus on Monday, Aug.3, 1998.  Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva Township, following the Mass. 
A decorated World War II veteran, he proudly was entitled to wear the purple heart, bronze star for bravery, combat infantryman's badge and several campaign ribbons including the Anzio Invasion.Through his character, intelligence, bravery and leadership, he rose in rank from private to captain.After the war, he earned his college degree in chemistry from Pratt University in New York.He held numerous positions of leadership in the cosmetic industry.He was a loving man of multiple talents who will be deeply missed. 
He has a 57-year love affair with his surviving wife, Mary.  Their marvelous union produced their beloved daughter, Maureen Anne Armstrong and their son, Robert Jr.  His legacy will continue in his seven grandchildren, Kelly Mary (Ken) Rokos, Amy Anne Klug, Tyler G. Neptune, Chris Ann Armstrong, Sean Patrick Armstrong, Kristen Lynn Armstrong and Colleen Erin Armstrong. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. 
Thursday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E.Main St., St.Charles, with a liturgical wake service at 7:30 p.m. 
Contributions may be made to the charity of donor's choice. 
For information, (630) 584-0060. 

Lois Ruth Benson, 70, of Willowbrook, died Sunday, Aug.2.  Arrangements were made by Toon Funeral Home, Downers Grove, (630) 968-0408. 

Richard A. Brady 
Services for Richard A. Brady, 72, of Third Lake, will be held at 10 a.m.today, at Strang Funeral Chapel and 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 ofthe 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 51 years 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 LyndonStation, Wis., Edward (Helen) Brady of Lake Villa, and Thomas (Helene) Brady of Lake Villa. 
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. 

Charles F. Brockman
Prayers for Charles F. Brockman, 96, of Itasca, formerly of Chicago, will be said at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N.Northwest Hwy., Palatine.  Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. 
at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2515 Palatine Rd., Inverness. 
Born Sept.21, 1901, in Chicago, he died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at The Arbor of Itasca.  Burial will be in Union Ridge Cemetery, Chicago. 
Prior to the retirementof Mr. Brockman, he had been employed by Edward Hines Lumber Company as a truck driver for 45 years. 
Survivors include his daughters, Arlene (Kenneth) Pedersen of Palatine and Ruthann (James) Goranson of Safety Harbor, Fla.; grandchildren, Rita (Joseph) Goss, Renee (Rick) Marek, Charles (Darlene) Pedersen, Dawn (Michael) Slone and Cherie Goranson; and nine great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes S. Brockman. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to Mooseheart, Attn: Charles Thulin, Route 31, Mooseheart, IL 60539. 
For information, (847) 358-7411. 

Lucille H. `Sue' Cleveland
Funeral services for Lucille H. `Sue' Cleveland (nee Schubbe), 74, a 40 year resident of Wheaton, will be held at 11 a.m.Friday, at Williams Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Rd. (one block east of Naperville Rd.), Wheaton. 
Born Oct.10, 1923, in Harvey, Ill., she died Tuesday, Aug.4, 1998, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.  Interment will be in Orland Memorial Park Cemetery. 
A former employee of Whiting in Harvey and Sears in Carol Stream, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy, who she met as her flightinstructor at Howell Airport on Cicero Ave. in Crestwood. 
Mrs. Cleveland is survived by her children, Patrick (Melissa) Cleveland of Naperville, Lori (Keith) Davis of Villa Park, Tom (Susan) Cleveland of West Chicago and Nancy (Alfred) Luckas of Winfield; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Lorraine Overman.  She was the aunt of Gwen Overman, Robert Hewson Jr. and Donna Pollen. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. 
Donations to one's favorite charity are appreciated. 
For information, (630) 668-0016. 

Mildred Lee Fayette
Mrs. Mildred Lee Fayette, 72, died peacefully after a short illness on Sunday, August 2, 1998, at her home in Villa Park, Illinois. 
She was the beloved wife of Edward L. Fayette for 51 years and the daughter of Roy and Bertha Blanton of Knoxville, Tennessee.  She was the loving mother of Mrs. Carol Arndt of Elburn, Illinois and Michael Fayette of Wayne, Illinois; proud grandmother of Alexander and Nicolas Fayette and Erin Arndt.  She is also survived by four sisters, Jeanette, Edna, Linda and Lois; and three brothers, Monroe, Amel and David. 
Mrs. Fayette was wife, mother and active participant in many activities. 
She worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II at Oak Ridge, Tennessee; she was a successful investor; and she was a key employee in the creation of the Wicker World company in Elk Grove Village. 
Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 South Ardmore, Villa Park.Local visitations will be held today, from 3 to 9 p.m.,with a brief service at 7 p.m.Interment will be in Knoxville, Tennessee, with arrangements by Berry Funeral Home. 
For information, (630) 832-4161. 

Mary Ann P. Feller (nee Cerka), 40, of Joliet, died Saturday, Aug.1.  Arrangements were made by Toon Funeral Home, Downers Grove, (630) 968-0408. 

Leonard W. `Van' Van Fleet
Visitation for Leonard W. `Van' Van Fleet, 95, a resident of Naperville for six years, will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at Friedrich Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.  A chapel service will follow at Clarendon Hills Cemetery. 
Born Jan.13, 1903, in Durham, Iowa, Mr. Van Fleet died Tuesday, Aug.4, 1998, at home. 
Mr. Van Fleet grew up in Iowa. 
He was employed for many years at the United States Naval Ordinance Plant in Forest Park.  Mr. Van Fleet was a resident of Downers Grove before coming to Naperville.  He loved to fish. 
Survivors include his daughters, Pamela (Joseph) Grudzinski of Naperville and Patricia (Edward) Kent of Lake Forest; son, Paul (Rosalie) Van Fleet of Duncan City, Ariz.; granddaughters, Jennifer, Emily and Jessica Grudzinski of Naperville; sister, Anita Barnes of Des Moines, Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Isabel S. (nee Meng) Van Fleet in 1980; daughter, Betty Wade; parents, William L. and Elsie May (nee Ward) Van Fleet; and many brothers and sisters. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr. Van Fleet's name may be made to American Cancer Society, DuPage Area Office, 999 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. 
For information, (630) 355-0213. 

Roger C. Froberg 
Prayers for Roger C. Froberg, 73, a 25 year resident of Buffalo Grove, will be said at 9:15 a.m. 
Thursday, at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (four blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 75 N. 
Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove. 
Born Feb.23, 1925, in Chicago, he died Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at Highland Park Hospital.  Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. 
He was a bookkeeper for Continental Can Company and was also employed by Allstate Motor Club and retired after 35 years of service.  He was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Navy Sea Bees. 
He was the loving husband of Anna M. (nee McMahon), whom he married on Sept.23, 1950, in Chicago; dearest father of James (Julie) Froberg of Evanston, John (Jan) Froberg of Mount Prospect and Cindy (Gary) Kaleta of St.Charles; dear grandfather of Nicole, Megan, Lindsay, Josh and John; and dear brother of Roy (Marian) Froberg of Lombard and the late Roberta Alborn. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 253-0168.

Kenneth C. Frye 
Funeral services for Kenneth C. Frye, 78, of Barrington, will be held at 3 p.m.Thursday, at Stirlen-Pieper & Davenport Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St. (Lake-Cook Rd.), Barrington. 
Born Feb.12, 1920, in Barrington, he passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, at Good Shepherd Hospital. 
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. 
Mr. Frye was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Barrington and was employed as an account executive for Victor Comptomter Corporation for 30 years, until his retirement.  He then worked for Stark Realty in Barrington for 15 years, retiring there in 1992.  He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was a member of the Barrington American Legion Post #158.  Mr. Frye enjoyed working with people. 
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy `Dottie' (nee Mason) Frye, whom he married on April 11, 1945, in Columbus, Ga.; sons, Gary Frye of Crystal Lake and Kenneth C. (Pamela) Frye, Jr. of Barrington; grandchildren, Amy Anderson of Dayton, Ohio and Candice and K.C. Frye of Barrington; and sister, Blanche Phillips of Maryland. 
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 381-3411. 

Celeste Marie Hamil
Funeral mass for Celeste Marie Hamil (nee Shearman), 48, a resident of McHenry since 1972, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m.Thursday, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, McHenry, with the Rev. Thomas Burr officiating. 
Born Feb. 26, 1950, in Chicago, the daughter of Victor and Barbara (nee Telinski) Shearman, she passed away Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at Northern Illinois Medical Center.  Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery. 
Mrs. Hamil worked in the Sales and Purchases Department at Great America in Gurnee.  She was the `first woman buyer' for the company from 1975 to 1985.  She also recently worked for eight years at Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry as a secretary for the Nutrition Food Service Department. 
She is survived by her husband, Michael Hamil, whom she married on Nov. 4, 1972, in Antioch; two daughters, Vanessa and Veronica Hamil of McHenry; her father, Victor Shearman of Antioch; brother, Gregory (Colleen) Shearman of Burlington, Wis.; sister-in-law, Patti (Donald) Musielak of McHenry; nephews, Edward Beck, John and Brad Kobulla and Alan and Brad Bitterman; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. 
She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara, in 1991; a brother in infancy, Victor Hamil; a brother-in-law, John Hamil in 1972; and an infant nephew, Gregory Shearman. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at George R. Justen and Son Funeral Home, 3519 West Elm St., McHenry. 
Memorials to the family would be appreciated and will be forwarded for breast cancer research. 
For information, (815) 385-2400. 

Martha Barbara Konchus
Funeral services for Martha Barbara Konchus (nee Barrett), 67, a resident of Naperville since 1972, formerly of Alsip, will be held at 9:30 a.m. 
Thursday, at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W.Van Buren, Naperville, followed by a 10 a.m. 
Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Road, Naperville. 
Born Jan.4, 1931, in Chicago, she died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, at Central DuPage Hospital.Interment will be in St.Casimir Cemetery, Chicago. 
Mrs. Konchus had been employed by the KFK Corporation in Naperville and by Boise-Cascade Home and Land Division.She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Naperville and had also been active with the Ladies Auxiliary of the V.F.W. in Alsip.  Mrs. Konchus enjoyed dancing, bowling and had a great love of the arts. 
She is survived by two brothers, George H. Barrett of Darien and Edward F. (Alyce) Barrett of Westchester; two sisters-in-law, Helen Bell of Wheaton and Frances McCabe of Brookfield; a niece, Ruth Hannus of Woodridge; and many other nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Konchus; a daughter, Gayle Barbara Konchus-Blake; and her parents, John E. and Martha B. (nee Filbert) Barrett. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
Memorials in Mrs.Konchus' name may be made to Tabor Hills Health Care Center, 1347 Crystal Ave., Naperville, IL 60563. 
For information, (630) 355-0264. 

Robert J. Freel M.D.
Prayers for Robert J. Freel M.D., 60, of Palatine, will be said at 9:30 a.m.Friday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E.Northwest Hwy., Palatine. 
Mass will follow at 10 a.m.at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, Anderson and Williams Streets, Palatine. 
Born Oct.2, 1937, in Bay City, Mich., Dr.Freel died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, at home after a long, courageous battle with cancer, which he endured with grace and dignity. 
Burial will be in St.Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. 
He graduated from Marquette University and Marquette University Medical School, interned at Philadelphia General Hospital and completed his residency in anatomical and clinical pathology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He served in the Air Force at Wilford Hall Hospital at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He had been in the practice of pathology for 30 years, the past 23 years were at Northwest Community Hospital. 
He was a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, the Illinois Society of Pathology, and the Illinois Registry of Anatomical Pathologists. He was also an avid outdoorsman and fly fisherman, and a member of many conservancy organizations. 
Survivors include his wife, Peg; his daughters, Ann and Susan; his brother, Dr. James H. Freel of Paradise Valley, Ariz.;and many nieces and nephews. He was a devoted husband, father and physician who will be loved, remembered and missed by his family, friends and colleagues. 
Visiation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W.Jackson St.,Chicago, IL 60607 or St.Thomas of Villanova Ministry of Care. 
For information, (847) 359-8020. 

Joseph Magiera
Family funeral services for Joseph Magiera, 68, of Libertyville, were held earlier this week, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, Libertyville.Father Ronald Folger of St. Joseph Parish officiated.A public memorial service will be held at St.Joseph Church, 121 E.Maple, Libertyville on Wednesday, Aug.19, at 10 a.m. 
Father Robert Kealy, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Highland Park, will officiate. 
Mr.Magiera passed away Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at his home.Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville. 
Mr. Magiera was the owner and CEO of MTL Products Corporation and CEO and president of Dreefs Switch Inc. in Waukegan from 1979 to 1997.  He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a mechanical engineering degree, and was a former employee of UNIVAC and GE.  He also worked in Germany for five years as general manager of Cherry Mikroschalter G.M.B.H., a subsidiary of Cherry Corporation in Waukegan.  He holds several patents of electro-mechanical switch devices and his expertise in the switch field was known industry-wide. 
Formerly, Mr.Magiera was a member of the Illinois Manufacturers Association (IMA), where he served on the Small Mfgs.Action Committee (SMAC), and was a member of the German-American Chamber of Commerce.For many years, he was a member of the Chicago Metropolitan Ski Association, active with the Junior Alpine Racing Team.He was also a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Stick and Rudder Club. 
A longtime Libertyville resident, Mr. Magiera is survived by his wife, Chris; sons, Ed (Linda), Rob (Cindy) and Steve (Linda); and two granddaughters, Brittany and Jacqueline. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to Catholic Charities would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

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 anactive 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.today, 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. 
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. 

Fred A.Moeller
Services for Fred A. Moeller, 93, of Wheeling, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Schoenbeck and Palatine Rds., Prospect Heights.  He will lie in state from noon until the time of services. 
Born May 23, 1905, in Steger, Ill., he died Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Buffalo Grove. 
A lifetime member of the Loyal Order Moose Highland Park Lodge #446, he was the husband of the late Frances (nee Gerschefske) for 53 years; father of Fred J. (Sharon) Moeller; dear grandfather of Audrie (Allen) Diamond of Northbrook, Fred (Laura) Moeller of Wheeling and Anthony Moeller of Calif.; great-grandfather of Carl and Rachael Diamond and Samantha, Fred M. and Haylie Moeller; and sister of Clara (late John) Hoffmann of Whitewater, Wis. and Emma (late Floyd) Porter of Chicago Heights. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S.Milwaukee Ave. (two blocks south of Dundee Rd.),Wheeling. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Building Fund or to your favorite charity. 
For information, (847) 537-6600. 

Gwendolyn L. Nygaard
Funeral services for Gwendolyn L. Nygaard, 67, a resident of Grayslake for the past 30 years, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.  The Rev. Lisle J. Kauffman of Calvary Presbyterian Church of Round Lake will officiate. 
Born inChicago, Mrs. Nygaard passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at her home.Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Libertyville. 
Gwendolyn was vice president of the Grayslake High School Board, a member of the Grayslake Womens' Club, past worthy matron of the Eastern Star and past president of the American Field Service (AFS). 
She retired from the Vernon Hills corporate office of J & L Oil Company. 
She is survived by her daughters, Sue (Kevin) O'Connor of Grayslake and Cheryl (Bradley) Cameron of Santa Barbara, Calif.; her son, Russell (Gayle) Nygaard of Eldor Hills, Calif.; seven grandchildren; her brothers and sisters, Susan (Tom) Ridley of Napa Valley, Calif., Sandra Johnson of Chicago, Walter (Enid) Johnson of Williamsburg, Pa.and William Johnson of Seabrook, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews. 
Friends of the family who wish to pay their respects can do so Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Grayslake High School or the American Cancer Society. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

Ines R. Pegorin
A Mass of Christian Burial for Ines R. Pegorin (nee Belluso), 84, of Bolingbrook, will be held at 10 a.m. 
today, at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 310 E.137th St.,Chicago. 
Born Nov.30, 1913, in Manteno, Ill., she died Sunday, Aug.2, 1998, at Meadowbrook Manor in Bolingbrook. 
Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth, Ill. 
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church. 
She is survived by her son, Joseph (Lynn) Pegorin of Thornton, Ill.; daughter, Jean (John) Korienek of Naperville; brothers, Nicholas (Virginia) Belluso of Atlanta, Ga., Victor Belluso of Kankakee and F.John (Billie) Belluso of Creve Coeur, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and eight greatgrandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joco and Assunta (nee Barbieri) Belluso; husband, Joseph Pegorin; daughter, Jo Ann Balasas; brothers, Joseph, Russell and Edward Belluso; and sister, Mae Ullman. 
Arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville. 
For information, (630) 355-0264. 

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. 

Anne M. Shea (nee Urkanis), 90, of Lombard, died Sunday, Aug.2.  Arrangements were made by Knollcrest Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 932-1500. 

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.today, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W.Park Ave., 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 sister-in-law, Marge Keen of Springfield, Ill. 
She was 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. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

Morris Smith, 64, of Hoffman Estates, died Sunday, Aug.2.   Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, Schaumburg, (847) 882-5580. 

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 Kenneth (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. today, 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. 

Sarah A. Spindler
A funeral Mass for Sarah A. Spindler (nee Hoyle), 58, a resident of Wildwood for the past 28 years, formerly of Libertyville, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Friday, at St. Gilbert Catholic Church in Grayslake. 
Born Dec.22, 1939, in Elmhurst, she died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.  Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. 
A member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and St. Gilbert Catholic Church, she was employed with the University of Illinois Agricultural Extension Service for the past eight years. 
She leaves her husband, John, whom she wed on Aug.24, 1968, in Libertyville; daughter, Tanya Spindler and son, John E. Spindler of Wildwood; two brothers; three sisters; mother-in-law, Betty Spindler of Buffalo Grove; and her companion `Zeus'. 
Friends of the family may visit from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Loyola University Medical Center, Attn: Renal Transplant Department, 2160 S.First Ave., Bldg.201, Room 4826, Maywood, IL 60153. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

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 his wife, 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. 

Eleanor H. Stasiek
Prayers for Eleanor H. Stasiek, 83, a resident of Wauconda since 1988, formerly of Algonquin, will be said at 10 a.m. Friday at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave., Libertyville, and continue to Transfiguration Catholic Church for an 11 a.m. funeral Mass. 
Born July 4, 1915, in Chicago, she passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, at the Wauconda Care Center.  Entombment will follow the services in Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville. 
Mrs.Stasiek was a member of Transfiguration Parish in Wauconda. 
Surviving are her six children, John (Mary Lou) Stasiek of Harvard, Raymond (the late Candice) Stasiek of Wauconda, William (Sally) Stasiek of Hanover Park, Jerome Stasiek and Anne Marie (Randall) Sara, both of Wauconda, and Laureen (Thomas) Ryan of Island Lake; 25 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Alvina Tucholski, Bernice Chiodo and Ann (Hillard) Orlowski, all of Chicago and Helen (Ernest) Sobczak of Mount Prospect. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Panek; her husband and former Chicago police officer, John J. Stasiek, on May 1, 1984; her sisters, Stella Pasek and Lillian Niewinski; and brothers, Henry, Joseph and Edward Panek. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to either the National Shrine of St. Jude or the Transfiguration School Fund, in her memory. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

Ellen M. Stloukal (nee Kuehnle), 84, of Lisle, formerly of Villa Park, died Sunday, Aug.2.  Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, Villa Park, (630) 832-4161. 

Helene S. Wallner
Prayers for Helene S. Wallner (nee Siebert), 78, of Rolling Meadows, will be said at 9 a.m. Friday, at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Colette Church, 3900 Meadow Dr., Rolling Meadows. 
Born Sept. 6, 1919, in St. Paul, Minn., she died Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital.  Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. 
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Richard Wallner; mother of Richard (Deborah), Peter (Fran), Charles and Thomas (Kerry) Wallner; grandmother of 10; and great-grandmother of one. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society, are appreciated. 
For information, (847) 253-5423. 

Emily West
Services for Emily West (nee Miller), 86, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11 a.m.Friday, at The Lutheran Home for the Aged, 800 W. Oakton, Arlington Heights. 
Born Oct. 4, 1911, in Bellwood, Ill., she died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, at Luther Village.  Interment will be in Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace. 
Emily was the loving wife of the late Donald John West for 56 years.; mother of John West of Chicago, Joyce (William) Toerpe of Winfield and Jill Gapp of Barrington Hills; sister of Emma (Gerhardt) Schuppe, Dorothy (Emil) Vojtek and the late Henry and Chris Miller; grandmother of Bill, Tara, Tracy, Bradley, Christy and Cathy; and great-grandmother of Joey, Tommy, Marybeth, Carleigh, Cal, Madeline and Morgan. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Lauterburg and Oehler Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or American Heart Association. 
For information, (847) 253-5423.


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