Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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In Loving Memory of `The Fox' Fred Armenta 
March 26, 1923 -Aug.13, 1997 
A quiet man, respected by all 
A `Gentleman' who could always walk tall
That great big smile, that `Old Spice' cologne
He had a certain class that was all his own
He spent each summer out at the track
Then to Las Vegas, each year he'd go back
He loved his `Caddi,' his clothes and his home
He loved his family, yet needed time alone
He constantly read books, liked violent TV,
Yet in the next moment, as tender as could be
A complex man, unique in his way,
He went through life enjoying each day
We'll remember his patience, his calm honest way
He is not gone---He is.. Just away! 
Luv Ya Always, `Dee & Family 

Eugene Belmonte 
Services for Eugene Belmonte, 63, of Elmwood Park, will be held at 11:30 a.m.Saturday, at Countryside Funeral Home, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Road), Streamwood/Schaumburg. 
Born Oct.22, 1934, in Chicago, he died Wednesday, Aug.12, 1998, at the Hines V.A. Hospital.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington. 
He was the father of Debbie (Chris) Wyld of Elgin and Jim Belmonte of Streamwood; grandfather of Zachary, Jesse and Lindsay; son of Josephine (nee DeFrancisco) and the late Kelly Belmonte; brother of Tony Belmonte and Janet Belmonte; and former husband of Joan. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (630/847) 289-8054. 

John H. Bullen Jr. 
Prayers for John H. Bullen Jr., 84, of Homosassa Springs, Fla., formerly of Palatine, will be said at 11 a.m.  Saturday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine, with an 11:30 a.m.Mass to follow at Holy Family Parish, 2515 W. Palatine Road, Inverness. 
Born April 29, 1914, in Homestead, Pa.,he died Monday, Aug.10, 1998, at Northwest Continuing Care Center.Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. 
Mr.Bullen founded J.H. Bullen and Associates, a manufacturing representatives organization,and he served as its owner and board member up until his death.  Mr. Bullen also worked in sales and marketing for Burry Biscuits in Newark, N.J. and Quaker Oats in Chicago after he had served in the Navy Seabees as a Chief Yeoman's mate.He was one of the first presidents of the Fremd High School Booster Club, and was a founding father, first president and director for many years of the Riverhaven Village Community Club in Florida. 
He also served as an officer and director of the Riverhaven Property Owners Association.Mr.Bullen served as a co-chairman of the Kiwanis-sponsored Boys and Girls Club of Homosassa Springs, Fla., and was a member of the Elks club. 
He was the husband of Catherine Dillon Bullen and the late Margaret; father of John H. (Shayne) Bullen III, Thomas (Sue) Bullen, Timothy (Debbie) Bullen, Cathy Bullen Howell and Mariann (Bill) Sadler; stepfather of James C. (Alice) Dillon, the Rev. John J. Dillon and Ann Marie (Paul) Casey; brother of Edward (Nancy) Bullen, Mercedes Duffy, and the late George and Robert Bullen and Paula Asbee; grandfather of 19; and uncle of many nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to either the American Cancer Society, 625 North Court, Suite 280, Palatine, IL 60067; or the Kiwanis Club of Homosassa Springs, c/o The Boys and Girls Club, P.O. Box 1310, Homosassa Springs, FL 34447. 
For information, (847) 359-8020. 

Thomas E. Cabel Jr.
A funeral Mass for Thomas E. Cabel Jr., 70, of Batavia, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, at Holy Cross Church in Batavia.  The Rev. Stephen St. Jules will officiate. 
Born March 21, 1928, in Chicago, to Thomas E. and Marion (nee Kaminsky) Cabel Sr., he passed away Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva.  Interment will be in Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton. 
Mr.Cabel worked in the printing industry throughout his lifetime.Among his special interests, he was a gifted craftsman in woodworking and leather works.He wasalso an avid fisherman and sports fan, and loved animals, cooking and traveling.He treasured his special times with his beloved family. 
He is survived by his wife, Maria Cabel (nee Anzalone), whom he married June 9, 1956, in Chicago; daughters, Debra (Mike) Dickinson of Marine City, Mich., and Sharon (Ernie) Dutkovich of Wheaton; sons, Glenn (Jayne) Cabel of Westchester, Jeff (Lisa) Cabel of Parkland, Fla.,and Chris (Debby) Cabel of Boca Raton, Fla.;12 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. He is also survived by a brother-in-law, Sal Anzalone of Wheaton; and a dear friend, who was like a son, Ken Messer. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher Cabel Jr. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S.BataviaAve.,Batavia, where a liturgical wake service will be held at 4:30 p.m.   He will also lie in state from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10 a.m.Friday, at the church. 
Contributions in his memory may be made to Holy Cross Church, 2300 Main St., Batavia, IL 60510, or to VNA Hospice, 1245 Corporate Blvd., Aurora, IL 60504. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Margaret E. Coffey
Margaret E. Coffey (nee Johansen), 79, a 31-year resident of Des Plaines, formerly of Chicago, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at Holy Family Hospital.  She was born Nov. 2, 1918, in Chicago. 
She was the wife of the late Edward M.Coffey; mother of Edward W. Coffey of Des Plaines; grandmother of three; and great-grandmother of six. 

Dr. Charles `Ted' Deeble 
Prayers for Dr. Charles `Ted' Deeble, 71, of Arlington Heights, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, followed by a 10 a.m.Mass at St.Edna Catholic Church, 2525 N.Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. 
Born Nov.19, 1926, in Wichita, Kansas, he died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Northwest Continuing Care Center.  Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. 
Dr. Deeble was a psychologist, having earned his Ph.D.in psychology from the University of Kansas. 
He was an Army veteran of World War II, and an independent consultant in the business community. 
He was the husband of 47 years of Gloria A. (nee Champ), they married Aug.21, 1950; father of Elizabeth A. (Richard) Schuett of Gurnee and Carol A. Deeble of Barrington Hills; and brother of the late Robert Deeble. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 253-0168. 

George T. Dollas 
Services for George T. Dollas, 63, of Elk Grove Village, will be held at 10 a.m.today, at St. 
Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church, 133 S. Roselle Road, Palatine. 
Born June 28, 1935, in Chicago, he died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at his home.  Burial will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Gary, Ind., with an interment service at 12:30 p.m. 
Mr.  Dollas was a retired salesman for General Foods (Kraft Co.), and a member of the Howe Military School alumni board. 
He was the husband of the late Irene (nee Koukos); father of Jason (Cheryl) Dollas and Felicia(Scott) Nelson; and brother of Byron (Elaine) Dollas. 
Memorials may be made to Howe Military School, P.O. Box 240, Howe, IN 46746. 
Arrangements were made by John G.Adinamis, Funeral Director, Ltd. 
For information, (847) 359-8020. 

Lois J. Dolton
Services for Lois J. Dolton, 61, of Round Lake, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake. 
Born Jan.14, 1937, in Racine, Wis.,she passed away Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Wauconda Care Facility in Wauconda.  Interment will follow the services, in Ivanhoe Cemetery, Ivanhoe. 
Mrs. Dolton was a lifelong resident of Lake County.  She was a deeply religious person and was highly devoted to the Lord. 
She will be greatly missed by her aunt, Fran Nuutilla; her half sister, Barbara Anderson of Iron River, Wis.; and her friends, Eugene Fitzer, Hedy Abraham, Mr. and Mrs.Wallace Bochonko, Marge Bauscheke, Patty Hams and Michael (Penelope) Klestinski of Libertyville. 
Memorials may be given to one's favority charity. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

Daniel E. Dopke 
Private funeral services for Daniel E. Dopke, 69, a lifelong resident of Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m.Saturday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St., Elgin.  The Rev. Joseph F. Kulak will officiate. 
Born Aug. 10, 1929, in Elgin, the son of Louis A.and Althea Easton Dopke, he died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Provena St.Joseph Hospital, Elgin.Burial will be private in Lakewood Memorial Park. 
Mr. Dopke was a 1947 graduate of Elgin High School. Before retiring, he was employed by Illinois Bell Telephone Company for 42 years. 
He was a member of St.Laurence Catholic Church of Elgin, American Legion Post #57 of Elgin and the Northern Illinois Steam Club. 
Survivors include his wife, Diana Martin Dopke; daughter, Althea (William) Klein of Spring, Texas; four sons, Martin (Donna) Dopke of Elgin, Matthew (Christine) Dopke of Corvallis, Ore.,Chris (Kerry) Dopke of Elgin and Brad (Kerry) Dopke of Batavia; two grandchildren, Anna Althea Dopke and Jeffrey Richardson; a sister, Althea Engelbrecht of Harrison Township, Mich.;and many nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Margaret Dopke, in infancy. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
In lieuof flowers, memorials may be given to the Regional Care Center at Provena St.Joseph Hospital, or the charity of ones's choice. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

James Dvorak, 63, of Lisle, died Wednesday, Aug.12.  Arrangements were made by Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, (630) 964-9392. 

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. 

Jean E. Frolik
Services for Jean E. Frolik, 48, a Wheaton resident since 1981, will be held at 10 a.m.Saturday, at St.John Lutheran Church, 125 E.Seminary, Wheaton. 
Born Aug.24, 1949, in Detroit, Mich.,she died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood.Interment will be private. 
Jean was a friend and advisor to many.She was involved with Easter Seals fund raising events in Villa Park, volunteered at the Madison Elementary School library, and was a member of St.John Lutheran Church in Wheaton.She had worked for Amoco until becoming a stay-at-home mom. 
She is survived by her husband, Michael; one son, Stephen; two daughters, Audra and Caren; hermother, Louise Haymaker; one brother, Byron (Bonnie) Haymaker of Mich.; two sisters, Caryl (James) Pentoney of Mich. and Joan (Richard) Barley of St. Charles; and many nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her father, C.E. Haymaker and a son, Gregg. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St.,Wheaton. 
The family requests that friends donate blood in Jean's memory or direct memorials to St. John Lutheran Church. 
For information, (630) 668-0027. 

Wilhelm Fuchs, 78, of West Chicago, died Monday, Aug.10. Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Bartlett, (630) 289-7575. 

Walter I. Garstka, of Grand Island, N.Y., formerly of Chicago, died Wednesday, Aug.12. Arrangements were made by Michaels Funeral Home, Schaumburg, (847) 891-2900. 

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 toFaith Covenant Church, Farmington Hills, Mich.,or to Covenant Village of Northbrook. 
Arrangements were made by Hanekamp Funeral Home, Northbrook. 
For information, (847) 272-3890. 

Alfred Karl Haas 
Memorial services for Alfred Karl Haas, 70, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 4414 N. Troy, Chicago. 
Born in 1928, Mr.Haas died in Deltona, Fla.,on Wednesday, July 22, 1998. 
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Ruth L.Haas; children, Deborah (Jim) Jurinak, Alfred Jr. (Janet), Michael (Anita) and Doreen Haas-Olsen; 14 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and his brother, Walter (Gladys). 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Make-A-Wish Foundation; envelopes will be provided at the services. 

Genevieve Karl
Mass for Genevieve Karl, 82, of Libertyville, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 121 E.Maple, Libertyville. 
Born Sept. 26, 1915, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville. 
Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove. 
Mrs. Karl was a member of the St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville for 19 years.  She was also a member of the Guild of the BVM, the Libertyville Senior Citizens, and was actively involved with MaryTown. 
She was the wife of the late Edward Karl; motherof Edward (Carol) Karl of Minnesota, Leonard (Mickie) Karl of Libertyville and the late Gloria; sister of Bernice Miedona, Anne (Herold) Swoch and the late Walter Walen; grandmother of Edward Karl Jr.,Thomas (Becky) Karl, Carrie Karl, Casey Karl, Kelly Karl, Brian (Denise) Troy and Rhonda (George) Hartnett; and great-grandmother of four. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville. 
Memorials may be made to the church. 
For information, (847) 362-2626. 

Martha Jane Kirk
A memorial service for Martha Jane Kirk (nee Mays), 64, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 4 p.m.Sunday, at First United Methodist Church, 1903 E.Euclid, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. 
Born Jan.15, 1934, in Jackson, Tenn.,she died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights. 
A homemaker, Mrs.Kirk was active in the HIV Coalition and Names Project (AIDS Memorial Quilt). 
She was the wife of the Rev.William G.Kirk; mother of Cathy (Jim) Pyne, Gary (Sue) Kirk and the late David Kirk; grandmother of Shauna, Kendra and Patrick Pyne, Angela Marzetta and Megan Kirk; daughter of Max and Catherine Mays; and sister of Dr.Bruce Mays. 
Memorials may be made to the Martha J.Kirk Memorial Fund at First United Methodist Church. 
Arrangements were made by Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, Arlington Heights. 
For information, (847) 253-5423. 

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 in Bayside, 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. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 426-3436. 

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. 

Robert R. MacDonald 
Funeral services for Robert R. MacDonald, 77, a longtime resident Palatine, willbe 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. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 358-7411. 

Douglas Madden, 80, of Lombard, died Tuesday, Aug.11.  Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094. 

Jennie Rae Wolk Maguire, 49, of East Dundee, died Tuesday, Aug.11.  Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee, (847) 426-3436. 

Sara Messina
Prayers for Sara Messina (nee LeVigne), 87, of Schaumburg, will be said at 9:30 a.m.Saturday, at Michael's Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m., at St. Marcelline Church. 
Born Nov. 10, 1910, in Alabama, she died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village.Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove. 
She was the beloved wife of the late Sam Messina; dearest mother of Frances (James) Panico and the late Ursula (Leonard) Madalinski; fond sister of Joseph (Betty)and Louis (Sara) LeVigne, Mary (the late James) Olivo and Fannie (Tony) Carioto; grandmother of seven; and great-grandmother of six. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
Please omit flowers. 
For information, (847) 891-2900. 

Florence M. Micale
Funeral services for Florence M. Micale (nee Killian), 85, of Elk Grove Village, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Peterson Funeral Home, 6938 W.North Ave., Chicago. 
Born Nov. 11, 1912, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. 
Interment will be in Mount Emblem Cemetery. 
She was the beloved wife of the late Steven; loving mother of Jeane (Henry) Haworth; dear grandmother of Steven (Joyce) Haworth and Helen Haworth; fond greatgrandmother of Timothy and Joshua; and sister of the late George D. Killian and Margaret L. Parker. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, please call (773) 637-4441 or (708) 847-6661. 

Ronald G. Nelson, 62, of Cary, died Tuesday, Aug. 11.  Arrangements were made by Humes Funeral Home, Addison, (630) 628-8808. 

Bennett C.Nofsinger, 87, of Villa Park, formerly of Arkansas and Lombard, died Tuesday, Aug. 11.  Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094. 

Viola B. Parker
Services for Viola B. Parker, 77, of Round Lake Beach, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Windridge Funeral Home, Ltd.,104 High Road, Cary.  The Rev. Roger Schneider, pastor of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in McHenry, will officiate. 
Born Sept.30, 1920, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville.Burial will be in Windridge Memorial Park, 7014 S.Rawson Bridge Road, Cary. 
A homemaker, she was the beloved wife of Fletcher Parker of Round Lake Beach; loving mother of Scott (Gloria) Parker of Lake Geneva, Wis.,and Nancy (James) Powell of Round Lake Beach; dear sister of Helen (Ken) Wimer of Missouri; and aunt of many loving nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
For information, call toll free, (800) 870-9648. 

Marilyn I. Peel
Services for Marilyn I. Peel (nee Miller), 50, of Mount Prospect, will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, at Grace Lutheran Church, 1624 E. Euclid Ave., Mount Prospect.  She will lie in state one hour prior to the service. 
Born Nov.19, 1947, she died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998.Interment will be private. 
An avid tennis player, Mrs.Peel was a member of the River Trails Tennis Center. 
She was the wife of Jerry; daughter of Robert and Phyllis Miller; sister of Susan (Gene) Stanford; and aunt of Kristin, Melissa and Ryan. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E.Rand Road, Mount Prospect. 
In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the American Cancer Society, 625 North Court, Suite 280, Palatine, IL 60067-8162. 
For information, (847)394-2336. 

Oscar H. `Sam' Sample
Services for Oscar H. `Sam' Sample, 62, of Batavia, formerly of Denver, Colo.,will be held at Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia. 
The Rev. Jim Shelton will officiate. 
Born Dec.30, 1935, in Beloit, Wis., to Gus and Virginia Sample Sr.,he passed away Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, athis home.  Interment will be in West Batavia Cemetery. 
Mr. Sample served in the Air Force for four years, and in the reserves for two years.He was a graduate of the University of Colorado.Throughout his career he was an electrical engineer and worked for Lucent Technologies for 26 years until his retirement in September 1996.  During his retirement, he served as a consultant and enjoyed working with, and studying, computers. 
While living in Colorado, Mr.Sample was an active member of the YMCA Y's Men's Club.  He was also a member of the Batavia Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #682 and was active with the Friends of the Batavia Library.He was an avid golfer, bicyclist and mountain climber, and enjoyed helping with the Batavia Riverwalk project. 
He will be remembered for his devotion to hisloving family and his special times with his beloved grandchildren. 
Survivors include his wife, Donna Sample (neeSchmidt); daughter, Stephanie (Chris) Maloney of Phoenix, Ariz.;son, Michael (Debra) Sample of Denver; stepchildren, Laurie (Tim) Lee of Plainfield and Frank Schmidt of Orland Park; grandchildren, Duncan Maloney, Alayna Sample, Cayla Clark, Nycole Lee and Rebekka Lee; sister, Susan (John) Agnew of Des Moines, Iowa; brother, Tom Sample of Mexico; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Gus Sample Jr. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Fox Valley Hospice, P.O. Box 707, Geneva, IL 60134. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Emanuel Semerad Jr.
Services for Emanuel Semerad Jr., 92, of Naperville, formerly of Chicago, will be heldat 10 a.m.Saturday, at Svec & Sons Funeral Home, 6227 W.Cermak Road, Berwyn.  The Rev. James Bullion will officiate. 
He died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Tabor Hills Healthcare, Naperville. 
Interment will be in Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago. 
Before his retirement, Mr. Semerad owned his own business for 46 years, maintaining and installing pipe organs in churches and universities in the Chicagoland area.  He was the past president and scholarship chairman for the American Czechoslovak Engineers, the past president of Ceska Beseda, a member of the board of directors of the Bohemian Home for the Aged, a member of the board of directors of the Friends of Austria, a member of the Mason Bohemia Lodge #943 A.F. & A.M., and a member of the Chicago Adventurers Club.He and his late wife, Jeanette, were also worldwide travelers, visiting over 179 places of interest in 100 countries, including both polar areas.  In addition, he was a longtime devotee and supporter of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Chicago Symphony. 
He was the beloved husband of the late Jeanette Semerad (nee Novak); loving father of Dr. Emanuel (Janice) Semerad III; fond grandfather of Eric (Cristine) Semerad, Jennifer (Jeffrey) Budden and Gregory Semerad; proud greatgrandfather of Evan and Peyton Semerad; dear brother of Milada Micka of Massachusetts; and uncle of June (Dr. Harold) Harris and Janice (John) Scullin, both of Massachusetts. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the Lyric Opera of Chicago, or to Episcopal Charities. 
For information, (708) 484-2050, or (773) 242-2027. 

Raymond W. Smith
Services for Raymond W. Smith, 84, a 9-year resident of Arlington Heights, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 11 a.m.Friday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights.The Rev.William J.Majer will officiate. 
Born July 15, 1914, in Chicago, he died Wednesday, Aug.12, 1998, at ManorCare of Arlington Heights.Interment will be private. 
Mr.Smith was self-employed as a printer.He formed and organized the Little League for Kilbourn Park in Chicago. 
He was the beloved husband of Louise E. (nee Harth) Smith, whom he married July 27, 1935, in Chicago; devoted father of Dennis Smith of McHenry, Michael K. (Linda) Smith of Morton Grove and Alan (Connie) Smith of Arlington Heights; fond son of the late Michael Charles and Lillian Smith; dear grandfather of Vicki, Chris, Stacey, Corey, Jamie, Robyn and Ryan; and dear great-grandfather of six. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, and from 9:30 a.m.until the time of services Friday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 253-0168. 

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 WorldWar 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.today, 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. 

Clara Szejka
Prayers for Clara Szejka, 95, of Mount Prospect, will be said at 9:30 a.m.Friday, at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect.Mass will follow at 10 a.m.,at St. Thomas Becket Church. 
Born May 24, 1903, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Lake Knoll Health Care Center, Lake Bluff.Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, Ill. 
Mrs.Szejka was employed as a shipping clerk for a printing company. 
She was the beloved wife of the late Walter Szejka, who preceded her in 1959; loving mother of Robert (Dolores) Szejka of Mount Prospect and the late Rita Vondriska; cherished grandmother of Richard, Michael, Roman, Kenneth, Bonnie, Judy and the late Barbara; great-grandmother of 10; great-greatgrandmother of four; dear sister of Edward Olszewski, Sophie Sliwa and Florence Dusek; and mother-inlaw of Richard Vondriska.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 394-2336. 

Estelle K. Tafel
Prayers for Estelle K. Tafel (nee Kwiatek), 88, a resident of Hanover Park for 32 years, will be said at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, at Countryside Funeral Home, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Road), Streamwood/Schaumburg.  Mass will follow at 11 a.m., at St. Marcelline Church. 
Born June 13, 1910, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, Aug.12, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center. 
Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. 
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Tafel; loving mother of Joanne (the late Arthur) Grosskopf of Hanover Park and Daniel (Gerie) Tafel of Muenster, Ind.; devoted grandmother of Bob (Fran) Grosskopf, Kathleen (Geoff) Cooker, Michelle (Dan) Petzold, Gwen Tafel and Mary Beth (Derrick) Haniford; and great-grandmother of Robbie, Lindsey, Emily and Miranda. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
Please omit flowers. 
For information, (630/847) 2898059. 

Marlene L. Teligadas, formerly Marlene Griet (nee Bartnik), 39, of Bensenville, formerly of Elmhurst, died Monday, Aug.10.  Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Villa Park, (630) 834-6656. 

Ramona Lee Williams
A memorial service for Ramona Lee Williams, 64, of Oceanside, Calif.,formerly of Woodstock, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, at the United Methodist Church of Fox River Grove, 400 Opatrny Drive. 
Born Oct.18, 1933, she died Tuesday, Aug.4, 1998, in Oceanside, Calif.
Survivors include her children, Kelly (Peter) Strand of Fox River Grove, Korey (Mike) Kennedy of Northbrook and Kerry Jones of McHenry; and grandchildren, Erinand Katie Strand, Kaelyn, Kelly and Jessica Kennedy and Ryan and Emilee Weith (Jones).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to the charity of your choice.

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 great-grandchildren; 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. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Elgin.
For information, (847) 741-1128.


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