Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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In Memoriam Belkys B. Victores-Zuaznabar
Aug. 9, 1961 - Aug. 12, 1997
You're in our thoughts every day and in our hearts forever.We will always remember the happiness and joy you brought to our family.When I think of all the happy times we had together, I can't help but smile in spiteof my sadness.
Your Loving Family and Victor

In Memoriam John J. Bachar Sr.
Died Aug. 12, 1997
Dear John,
A year has passed and we are still waiting for you to come home, but we know that you are at home with God in Heaven.
We missyou and love you.We are managing as best as we can.You were a great husband, father, friend, grandfather and soldier in Vietnam.
Your loving family, Rebecca, Stephanie, Kathy, John Jr., David, David Jr. and Joey

Charlotte H. Bateman, 86, of Barrington, died Sunday, Aug. 9.  Arrangements were made by Stirlen-Pieper & Davenport Funeral Home, Barrington, (847) 381-3411.

Mayme A. Bennes
Services for Mayme A. Bennes, 87, of Iowa City, Iowa, formerly a resident of Libertyville,will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 5110 Grand Ave.,Gurnee.
Born Feb.5, 1911, in Wakefield, Mich.,to Gust and Maria (nee Hulberg) Kangas, she passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, 1998, at her home, following an extended illness. Interment will follow the services, in Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville.
Mrs. Bennes was a former volunteer for the American Red Cross in Libertyville and a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Gurnee where she was active in many church groups, including the Lutheran Women's Mission League.An avid Chicago Cubs fan, Mrs. Bennes devoted her life to her family. She had made her home with her daughter and son-in-law in Iowa City for the past five years.
Surviving are her daughter, Joanne (Phillip) Schmid of Iowa City; son, Peter (Joan Ann) Bennes of Mesa, Ariz.; grandchildren, Phil (Kathy) Schmid of Waukesha, Wis.,Kecia (David) Boysen of Iowa City, Peter (Sally)Bennes of Lindenhurst, David (Marie) Bennes of Mount Holly, N.C., James (Diane) Bennes of Hoffman Estates, Robert (Ann) Bennes of Peoria and Christopher Bennes of DePere, Wis.; and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Eleanor Lane of Wakefield, Mich.; brother, Arnold Kangas of Shawano, Wis.; and four nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Peter Bennes, whom she married in June, 1932, and who preceded her March 14, 1976; and six brothers and sisters.
Friends of the family may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Burnett Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave., Libertyville.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Bethel Lutheran Church.
For information, (847) 362-3009.

William P. Bilske
Services for William P. Bilske, 52, of Elmwood Park, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, at Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin.
Born Feb.26, 1946, in Chicago, he died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998.  Burial will be private.
Mr.Bilske, a veteran of the Army, had been employed as an electrician.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Panzer Bilske, whom he married Dec.7, 1967; his son, William P. Bilske Jr. of Elgin; two brothers, Thomas (Helen) and Arthur Bilske, both of Chicago; three sisters, Rose (Robert) Benda of Chicago, Shirley (James) Sansone of Evergreen Park and Mildred (Robert) Dan of San Antonio, Texas; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (847) 742-2100.

Pascual Botti
Services for Pascual Botti, 72, of Rockford, formerly of Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at St.Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. Michael Morrissey will officiate.
Born May 26, 1926, in PuertoRico, he died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at his home.Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Botti was retired from Flexonics of Bartlett after 11 years of service.A veteran, he had served in the Army during the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Ada Botti (nee Caraballo) of Rockford; sons, Richard (Maria) Botti of Rockford, Jose (Christina) Botti of Lincoln, Neb.,and Nelson (Tanger) Botti of Elgin; daughters, Mary (Junior) Rodriguez of Elgin, Joanne Botti of Brooklyn, N.Y., Nikki (Russ) Regnas of Rockford and Jessica Sampson of Elgin; and 17 grandchildren. Heis also survived by his brother, Angel (Margaret) Botti of Aguada, Puerto Rico; sisters, Gloria (Benjamin) Ramosof Aquadilla, Puerto Rico, Josfina Botti of Aquadilla and Luciana Riveria of Aquadillo.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at O'Connor & Homeier Funeral Home, 364 Division St., Elgin.
Memorials may be made to St.Joseph Church.
For information, (847) 741-1400.

Nathubhai Chaudhari
Services for Nathubhai Chaudhari, 80, a resident of Schaumburg for the past two years,will be held at 1 p.m. today, at Countryside Funeral Home, 950 South Bartlett Road (at Stearns Road), Bartlett.
Born Jan.5, 1918, in India, he died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at his home.
He was the husband of Umedben; father of Revi (Dahya) of Schaumburg, Heti (Shanker) of India, Prem (Ann) of South Barrington, Jiva (Suraj) of Schaumburg and Jivat (Khumji) of Schaumburg; brother of Anar (Ragubhai) of India; grandfather of 17; and great-grandfather of eight.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of services at 1 p.m., today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 289-7575.

Mary A.Fitzgerald
Mass for Mary A.Fitzgerald (nee Leonard) will be celebrated at 10 a.m. 
Saturday, at St.Cecilia Church Golf Road (at Rt.58) and Meier Road, Mount Prospect.
Mrs.Fitzgerald died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998,at her home.  Entombment will be in All Saints Cemetery Mausoleum, Des Plaines.
Mrs.Fitzgerald was a retired administrator for the U.S. Department of Defense audit agency.
She was the wife of the late Michael Fitzgerald; sister of Edward J. (the late Louise) Fitzgerald, Eleanor and Rose Leonard, and the late John (Mildred), Nicholas (Perina),and Joseph (the late Louise) Leonard; and aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Vistation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, Inc., 320 W. Central Road at Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect, and from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10 a.m., Saturday, at the church.
For information, (847) 255-7800.

Gertrud Frase
Services for Gertrud Frase (nee Schmidt), 59, of Roselle, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at Martin Funeral Home, Ltd.,333 S. Roselle Rd., Roselle.
Born Dec.21, 1938, in Germany, she died Sunday,Aug. 9, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center.
Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Roselle.
She was the wife of Roland; mother of Brian of Roselle and Shelley of Roselle; and sister of Gerhardt Schmidt, Gunther and Albert Schmidt, Marichen Fruitter and Irmgardt.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. 
today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 529-5751.

Richard L. Fuller, 66, of Barrington, died Monday, Aug. 10.  Arrangements were made by Stirlen-Pieper & Davenport Funeral Home, Barrington, (847) 381-3411.

Harry H. Gotberg
A memorial service for Harry H. Gotberg, 102, of Northbrook, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Faith Covenant Church in Farmington Hills, Mich.
Born June 27, 1896, in Tustin, Mich., he died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at Brandel Care Center, Northbrook.
Mr.Gotberg had been a resident of Covenant Village of Northbrook for 11 years.
Survivors include his sons, Marvin and Russell (Ruth) Gotberg, both of New Market, Md.; daughter, Judy (Randall) Johnson of Des Plaines; five grandsons; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Gotberg, in 1983.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr.Gotberg's name be sent to Faith Covenant Church, Farmington Hills, Mich., or to Covenant Village of Northbrook.
Arrangements were made by Hanekamp Funeral Home, Northbrook.
For information, (847) 272-3890.

Robert M. Grasse Jr.
Services for Robert M.Grasse Jr., 52, of Palatine, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at First United Methodist Church of Palatine, 123 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine, IL 60067.
Born April 8, 1946, in Sheboygan, Wis., he died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village. Interment will be private.
A resident of Palatine since 1982, Mr.Grasse had been employed by Northrop Grumman of Rolling Meadows as an electronics technician for more than 16 years. He was a veteran of the Navy, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, a member of the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity, and also a member of First United Methodist Church of Palatine.
He was the beloved husband of Diane E. Grasse (nee Conrad) of Palatine; loving father of Matthew C.
Grasse of Chicago and David R. (Jennifer) Grasse of Lake in the Hills; dear son of Robert and Ruth Grasse Sr. of Sheboygan; dear brother of Tim A. (Evelyn) Grasse of Sheboygan; brother-in-law of George and Cathy Braun of Johnsburg, Ill., and Cary and Wanda Conrad of Hastings, Minn.; dear son-in-law of Marion Conrad of West Allis, Wis.; and dear uncle of seven nephews and one niece. He is also survived by his loving pet, Samantha.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine, and from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Friday, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to First United Methodist Church of Palatine, or to the American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Road, Suite #146, Des Plaines, IL 60018.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Sylvia A. Hess
Funeral services for Sylvia A. Hess, 70, a resident of McHenry for 43 years, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W.Elm St., McHenry. Rev.
Roger Olson will officiate.
Born April 16, 1928, in Skelton, W.V., the daughter of L.C. and Hallie (nee Underwood) Williams, she died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998, at home. Interment will be private for family only at St. Patrick's Countryside Cemetery, McHenry.
Sylvia was a homemaker and former member of the McHenry V.F.W. Post #4600 Women's Auxiliary.
She is survived by her daughters, Hallie (Scott) Rischard of Bristol, Conn.and Madeline (Terry) Miller of McHenry; grandchildren, George (Paula) Rischard, Ryan Miller, Jake Miller and Robin Rischard; and sister, Irene Glover of Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Hess on Aug. 31, 1990; and sister, Betty Austen.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of services Friday, at the funeral home.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society, would be appreciated by the family.
For information, (815) 385-2400.

Robert L. Hurckes Sr.
Services for Robert L. Hurckes Sr., 69, of Johnsburg and Naples, Fla., will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 3706 W. St. Paul's Ave., McHenry.  Fr. Anthony Longhi will officiate.
Born Aug. 26, 1928, in Chicago, to Lester and Augusta (nee Brockman) Hurckes, he died Monday, Aug.10, 1998, at Memorial Medical Center, Woodstock. Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry.
Mr.Hurckes was a graduate ofthe University of Illinois, Champaign. A resident of the McHenry area for the past 24 years, he was one of the founders in 1956 of B & H Industries reprographics printing company of Arlington Heights, McHenry, Warrenville and Barrington. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose #1782 of Naples, Fla., the Elks Lodge #1531 of Elmhurst,the Johnsburg Community Club, the Julien Dubuque Yacht Club, and the National Rifle Association (NRA). He was formerly a 12-year member of the Johnsburg school board and a former member of the Johnsburg Little League. He was also a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in McHenry.
Survivors include his wife, Jerri Hurckes (nee Taylor), whom he married June 13, 1980, at First United Methodist Church in McHenry; sons, Robert L. (Debbie) Hurckes Jr. of Crystal Lake, Thomas J. (Robbi) Hurckes of Johnsburg, James C. (Jodie) Hurckes of St. Charles, Steven (Cathy) Hurckes of Johnsburg, William (Yvonne) Hurckes of Peoria, Jeff J. (Tami) Hurckes of McHenry, Michael P. (Nancy) Hurckes of McHenry, John M. Shiman of Valdosta, Ga.,and Richard A. Shiman of Colona, Ill.; daughters, Laura (Frank) Piatkiewicz of Palos Hills and Susan (Bobby) Pash of Rockport, Texas; 26 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Richard (Lou) Hurckes of Chicago; and sister, Pauline (Albert J.) Baugous of Green Valley, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorraine Hurckes, on Aug. 15, 1978; and his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St.,McHenry.
Memorials may be made to the St. Paul Episcopal Church Building Fund in Mr.Hurckes' Name.
For information, (815) 385-2400.

Christopher Michael Huser
Funeral services for Christopher Michael Huser, 25, of Naperville, were held Tuesday, at Sunfield United Brethren Church, Sunfield, Mich., with the Rev. Kevin Cherry officiating.
Born Nov.16, 1972, in Perth Amboy, N.J., the son of Klaus and Diane (nee Binns) Huser, he passed away Friday, Aug. 7, 1998, in Kane County, Ill.
Interment was in South Portage Cemetery, Portage, Mich.
Christopher was employed at Lyon Metal in Aurora.On Dec.30, 1995, he married Christine Beerbower.
He is survived by his wife, Christine of Naperville; parents, Klaus and Diane Huser of Ypsilanti, Mich.; parents-in-law, Norman and Janet Beerbower of Kalamazoo, Mich.; sister-in-law, Andrew Beerbower; and grandparents, Leona and Dale Binns of Mulliken and Ruth Buser of Dormund, Germany.
Arrangements were made by Rosier Funeral Home, Mapes-Fisher Chapel, Sunfield, Mich.
For information, (517) 566-8141.

James J. Johnson, 64, of Northbrook, died Saturday, Aug. 8.  Arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel, Buffalo Grove, (847) 215-6656.

Henry Juengel
Prayers for Henry Juengel, 84, of Wheeling, formerly of Chicago, will be said at 10 a.m. Thursday, at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave.,Wheeling, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Church.
Born July 30, 1914, in Germany, he died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at his home. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery.
Mr.Juengel was a retired maintenance engineer for the Village of Palatine. He was a former businessman and road contractor in Germany.
He was the husband of Sofie (nee Buechner); father of Monica (Ben) Jevtic, Doris (Adam) Kling, and the late Ingrid (Manfred) Stengel and Bernard Juengel; grandfather of six; and great-grandfather of four.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until the time of prayers at 10 a.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 537-6600.

Cherie A. Kapacinskas
Funeral services for Cherie A. Kapacinskas (nee Fasetti), 35, will begin at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, at Blake Lamb Funeral Home, Route 53 and Short Street, Lisle, and continue with a 10 a.m. Mass at St. Joan of Arc Church. Interment will be private.
She was the beloved wife of Bruno; loving daughter of Lewis Fasetti and Marie (Richard) Franklin; dear sister of William (Rhonda) Perry and Vincent Fasetti; and fond daughter-in-law of Aldona and the late Albert Kapacinskas.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Cherie may be made to Hospice of DuPage, 690 E.North Ave.,Carol Stream, IL 60188.
For information, (630) 964-9392.

Lee M. Klekamp
Prayers for Lee M. Klekamp, 70, of Buffalo Grove, will be said at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 195 N.Buffalo Grove Rd. (two blocks north of Lake-Cook Rd.), Buffalo Grove.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Edna Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights.
Born July 4, 1928, in Chicago, he died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at home. Interment will be private.
After retiring from the USG Corp., he and his wife, Jean (nee Hora), have divided their time between their home in Buffalo Grove and their cabin in Wisconsin.
He is suvivied by his sons, Mark (Christine) Klekamp, Lee Klekamp Jr.and Steve (Christine) Klekamp; daughters, Diane Klekamp and Lisa (Martin) Potts; and grandchildren, Ben, Amanda and Alison Klekamp and Nicholas, Emily and Abigail Potts; and mother, Mary Klekamp.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association are appreciated.
For information, (847) 215-6656.

Donald W. Knight
Funeral services for Donald W. Knight, 35, of Carpentersville, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee. The Rev. Bruce Meissner will officiate.
Born inBayside, Long Island, N.Y., on Feb.19, 1963, he died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at his home.
Burial will be in Dundee Township East Cemetery.
Mr. Knight was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Carpentersville, and a longtime resident of the Carpentersville area.
He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Mariett R. (nee Kelleck) Knight, they married Sept.14, 1985; a daughter, Diana, and son, Jeremy, both at home; his mother, Louise (George) Smetana of Watertown, Wis.; father, Walter (Lynn) Knight of Gunnersville, Ala.; and two brothers, Tom (Charlene) Knight of Capron, Ill. and Ken Knight of Harvard.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Edwin F. Kolb
Services for Edwin F. Kolb, 88, a 42-year resident of Crystal Lake, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 932 S.McHenry Rd.,Crystal Lake. He will lie in state from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
Born Jan.30, 1910, in Maywood, he died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at Sherman in Elgin.Friends will meet at 1 p.m. for interment in Windridge Memorial Park, 7014 S.Rawson Bridge Rd.,Cary.
He was a retired lutheran school teacher, former superintendent of Sunday School, athletic director and former organist at Immaunel Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake.
He was the husband of the late Eleanor (nee Steig); father of Carol (Wayne) Nordbrock of Crystal Lake; brother of Ruth Frillman of Corvallis, Oregon; and is survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers; three sisters; and his parents.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at Windridge Funeral Home, Ltd.,104 High Rd.,Cary.
Memorials may be made to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church or your favorite charity.
For information, call toll free (800) 870-9648.

Alvina Kouzmanoff
Funeral service and burial for Alvina Kouzmanoff (nee Scharringhausen), 90, of the Lutheran Home and Service for the Aged in Arlington Heights and formerly of Clearwater, Florida, will be private.
Born April 16, 1908, in Elk Grove Village, she died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at Northwest Community Healthcare Center in Arlington Heights.
Survivors include he rsons, James T. and Gerald M. (Susan) Kouzmanoff, eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite hospice program.
Arrangements were made by Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., Arlington Heights.
For information, (847) 253-0168.

Arthur R. Krueger
Services for Arthur R. Krueger, 58, a resident of Roscoe, Ill. for the past one and one half months, formerly of Grayslake for the past nine years, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at StrangFuneral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd.,410 E.Belvidere Rd.,Grayslake.
Born Dec.10, 1939, in Chicago, he diedSaturday, Aug. 8, 1998, in Warsaw, Ind. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Libertyville.
He was a veteran of the Air Force serving during the Vietnam War and was employed with Motorola Corp.of Libertyville where he was a cellular mobil operator.
He leaves his loving wife, Diane (nee Barr), whom he married on Sept.23, 1967, in Chicago; daughter, Denise (Michael) Kilburg of Davis, Ill.; son, Thadd Krueger of Roscoe; and grandchildren,Lyndsey and Marissa Kilburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Clara (nee Becker); and brother, Richard in infancy.
Friends of the family may visit from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association in his memory.
For information, (847) 223-8122.

Andrew E. LaSaker, 18, of Elk Grove Village, died Sunday, Aug. 9. Arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel, Elk Grove Village, (847) 640-0566.

Joan M. Licko
Prayers for Joan M. Licko (nee Manno), 68, will be said at 9 a.m. Friday, at Salerno'sRosedale Chapels, 450 W.Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/ Roselle Road), Roselle, followed by a chapel service at 10 a.m. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph; devoted mother of Kathy Jaremka, Janet Braccio, Ronald (Patti) and Rick (Nona) Licko; loving daughter of Mary Manno; dear sister of Marie Romanos, Roy (Maria) and John Manno; and fond grandmother of Tory (Carla) Pocztowski, Dan Bravine, Ricky, Brian and Ronnie Licko Jr.,and Josh and Erin Dobblestein.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral chapel.
Please omit flowers.
For information, (630) 889-1700.

Robert R. MacDonald
Funeral services for Robert R. MacDonald, 77, a longtime resident Palatine, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine.
Born Jan.10, 1921, in Chicago, he died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.
Mr.MacDonald served in the Army during World War II, and worked as a pharmacist for more than 40 years.
He was the father of William (Judy) and grandfather of Robert Richard and Elizabeth Jean MacDonald.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean, and son, Robert Bruce.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Carl B. Magnuson
Memorial services for Carl B. Magnuson, 81, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Chicago and theFox Valley area, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S.Batavia Ave.,Batavia.
Born April 18, 1917, in Kiruna, Sweden, he passed away Friday, July 31, 1998.
Mr.Magnuson immigrated to the United States with his family when he was 6 years old. He lived in the Chicago and Fox Valley area for most of hislife, before moving to Austin, Texas in 1986 to enjoy his retirement.  Prior to his retirement in 1982 from Ryerson Steel, he was employed by U.S. Steel.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth Magnuson; son, Carl A. (Betty) Magnuson of Geneva; daughters, Donna Nelson of Austin, Lori Dieter of Buda, Texas, and Mary Kay (Dan) Haws of Plano; 12 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army or to the American Lung Association.
For information, (630) 879-7900.

Carol Mallec (nee Kubes), 55, of Glen Ellyn-Countryside, died Monday, Aug. 10.  Arrangements were made by Cypress Funeral Home, Glendale Heights, (630) 653-7666.

Ann M. Matovich
Funeral services for Ann M. Matovich (nee Dawson), 71, a resident of Round Lake for the past 32 years, formerly of Wauconda, will be held at 8:30 p.m. today, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake. Lisle J. Kauffman of the Calvary Presbyterian Church of Round Lake will officiate.
Born Nov.1, 1926, in Bradshaw, W.V., she died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at St. Therese Medical Centerin Waukegan. Interment will be private.
She leaves her loving husband, Joseph, whom she wed on March 21, 1944, in Baltimore, Md.; daughters, Yvonne Falconer of Cary, Terry Wells of Hyndman, Pa.and Mary Ann Gauthier of Buffalo, N.Y.; son, Joseph Jr. (Dawn) Matovich of Gurnee; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several niecesand nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Martha (nee Beavers); son, Andrew in 1977; daughters, Sherry Collings in 1996 and Rose Matovich in 1996; grandson, Danny Vohwinkle in 1998; brothers, Robert and Bill Dawson; and sisters, Mary Dawson and Elizabeth Hite.
Friends of the family may visit from 7 p.m. until the time of services today, at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be given to the family in Ann's memory.
For information, (847) 223-8122.

Leonard `Len' McCracken
Memorial visitation for Leonard `Len' Dean McCracken, 71, of Arlington Heights, will be held Thursday from 3 p.m. until the time of memorial service at 7 p.m., at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights.
Born June 18, 1927, in Highland, Ill.,he died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at his home. Interment will be private in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry.
Mr.McCracken worked for Wilson Sporting Goods in River Grove for 41 years in the research and development department, retiring in 1988. He attended McHenry schools, graduating with the class of 1945.
After high school, he served in the Navy, then attended Northern Illinois University of DeKalb, graduating in 1950. Mr. McCracken wasa very active member of the New Tradition Chorus of Northbrook.
They are currently the International S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. silver medalists.
His love of barber shop singing followed him for 47 years. He was also an avid tennis and golf player.
He was the husband of the late Joan H. (nee Mart), whom he married on July 5, 1952, and who preceded him in death on Feb.10, 1990; father of Jane A. (Bob) Swenson of Poplar Grove and Paul D. (Sally) McCracken of Bartlett; grandfather of Tim McCracken and Gary, Chris and Eric Oden; brother of Patti (Jim) Vickery of Crystal Lake and Don (Joan) McCracken of Horton, Mich.; and son of the late Leonard and Cleda McCracken.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the New Tradition Chorus, P.O. Box 2235, Northbrook, IL 60065.
For information,(847) 253-0168.

Earl J. Schlosser
Funeral services for Earl J. Schlosser, 73, of Glenview, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Wm.H.Scott Funeral Home, 1104 Waukegan Road, Glenview.
Born Oct.2, 1924, in Chicago, he died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at Manor Care Nursing Home in Rolling Meadows. Entombment will be in Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Mr.Schlosser, a veteran of World War II, worked for Underwriters Laboratory and was a member of the Live Wires. He was also a Cubs fan.
He was the husband of the late Anna Marie Schlosser; father of Donald Earl (Bonnie) Schlosser and Denise Ann (David) Schaefer; brother of Ruth (Al) Willer; grandfather of Nicole Marie; and son-in-law of Anna Guman.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 832-9600.

Margaret M. Schumacher
Services for Margaret M. Schumacher (nee Lynk), 93, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11 a.m. 
Friday, at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwesty Hwy., Arlington Heights.
Born March 3, 1905, in Hammond, Ind.,she died Aug. 11, 1998, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Flanagan, IL. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Albert C.; mother of Herb (Leona) Luehring of Arlington Heights, Dennis Schumacher of Arlington Heights and Sharon (Ralph) Schuler of Cornell, Ill.; grandmother of 12; great-grandmother of 27; and great-great-grandmother of three.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Edward; granddaughter; two brothers; and one sister.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Flanagan, Ill.or to donor's favorite charity.
For information, (847) 253-5423.

Joseph W. Sonn
Funeral services for Joseph W. Sonn, 76, of Grayslake, will be held at 9 a.m. Friday,at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake. Rev. Richard Rubietta of the United Presbyterian Church of Grayslake will officiate.
Born Dec. 25, 1921, in Waukegan, the son of Matt and Mary (nee Sagaser) Sonn, he died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at home. Interment will be in North Shore Garden of Memories Cemetery, North Chicago.
A resident of Grayslake since 1952, he was an Army veteran having served during World War II. Mr.
Sonn was one of the early Grayslake Policemen serving during the 1950's, earning a wage of fifty cents per hour. He was a member of the United Protestant Church of Grayslake.  In 1981, Mr.Sonn retired from Abbott Laboratories in North Chicago, where he had been employed as an instrument repair person.
He leaves his loving wife, Mabel (nee Wagner), whom he wed on June 18, 1949, in Waukegan; son, Joseph B. Sonn of Grayslake; grandson, Steven (Sherry) Sonn of Buffalo Grove; and sister, Mary Jane (Kenneth) Nelson of Wisconsin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, George.
Friends of the family may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be given to Provenia Hospice, 2615 Washington St., Waukegan, IL 60085, in his memory.
For information, (847) 223-8122.

Dorothy S. Voss
Graveside services for Dorothy S. Voss (nee Reed), 82, of Loveland, Colo.,formerly of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, at Randhill Park Cemetery, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights.
Born June 5, 1916, in Putnam, Ill., she died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
Mrs. Voss,along with her late husband, Howard, owned and operated many restaurants and delicatessens in the area. She was a past worthy matron of the Eastern Star Chapter 9920 of Arlington Heights and an accomplished bowler. She loved fishing, gardening, knitting and crocheting.
Survivors include her daughters, Nancy (David) Curtis of Capron, Ill. and Shirley Pape of Colorado; brother, Billy (Hazel) Reed of Elgin; sister, Betty Bork of Buffalo Grove; six grandchildren, Howard Curtis of Long Grove, Debbie, Chad and Glen Pape of Loveland, Colo., Sandy Gage of Loveland, Colo. and Chris Pape of Minnesota; and great-grandchildren, Ryan, Nicholaus, Josh, Jessie, Danielle, Nichol, Angela, Kim, Becky and Julie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard F. Voss, to whom she was married for 50 years.
Arrangements were made by Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, Arlington Heights.
For information, (847) 253-5423.

Walter Young
Funeral services for Walter Young, 86, of Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin, with the Rev. Herman Christiansen officiating.
Born March 5, 1912, in Union, Ill., the son of Clarence and Martha Pelnow Young, he died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at Heritage Manor.
Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.
A lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Elgin, Mr. Young was employed by Ray Young Food Distributors until his retirement. He was one of the founders of the Elgin Land Old Timers, and he coached several Little League, American Legion and semi-professional baseball teams.
An avid bowler, Mr. Young spent more than 50 years with St. John's Bowling League and five years with the Senior Citizens Bowling League.
Survivors include his son, Robert (Linda) Young of Elgin; one daughter, Sandy Nagel of Carpentersville; eight granchildren, Jeane Johnson and Greg Nagel, both of Carpentersville, and Joshua, Bethany, Rebekah, Jessica, Jared and Abby Young, all of Elgin; five greatgrandchildren; and one brother, Raymond Young of Elgin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bernice; and one granddaughter, Jorden.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Elgin.
For information, (847) 741-1128.


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