Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Rose Battista
Funeral services for Rose Battista, 84, of Chicago, will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W.
Lawrence, Norridge, and continue with a 9:30 a.m.Mass at St. Priscilla Church.
Born July 24, 1914, in Omaha, Neb.,she died Saturday, Aug.15, 1998, in Chicago.Entombment will be in St.Joseph Mausoleum.
Mrs.Battista was the former owner of Grand and Noble Beefstand.
She was the wife of the late Joseph; mother of Geraldine (Edmund) Kowalski, Theresa `Terry' (Richard) Otto and the late John; grandmother of eight; and great-grandmother of 11.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
In lieu of flowers, Masses would be appreciated.
For information, (708) 456-8300.

Joseph Arduino
Funeral services for Joseph Arduino, 82, will begin at 9 a.m.Tuesday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W.Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Bloomingdale, followed by a 10 a.m.
Mass at St.Walter Church.Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
He was the beloved husband of Beatrice (nee Parrino); devoted father of Frances (John) Annoreno; dear brother of Angela Swider, Rose (Maurice) and Joanne Terlip and the late Frank Arduino; fond grandfather of James Annoreno and Joelle (Scott) Pohl; and greatgrandfather of Tyler and Sydney Pohl and Anthony Annoreno.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (630) 889-1700.

Joan M. Barr
Services for Joan M. Barr, 57, of St. Charles, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St.John Neumann Church, 2900 E. Main St., St.Charles.The Rev.Robert B.Hoffman will officiate.
Born Aug.13, 1941, in Chicago, he died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva Township.
Mrs. Barr was a member of St. John Newmann Church in St. Charles, and was an officer of the St. Charles Women of the Moose.
She is survived by her husband, Richard; daughters, Alicia and Kristan; stepdaughter,Tracy Barr of Elgin; stepson, Donald (Debbie) Barr of Elgin; grandson, Jacob Barr; brother, Robert (Joyce) Jankowski of Brookfield; mother-in-law, Ethel Barr of Wilmington, Ill.;sister-in-law, Sharon Sexton of Joliet; one niece and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Lottie Jankowski.
Visitation will be from 4to 8 p.m.
today, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E.Main St., St. Charles, with a liturgical wake services at 7:30 p.m.
For information, (630) 584-0060.

Gail L. Barry
Funeral Services for Gail L. Barry, 52, of Naperville, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 South Mill St., Naperville.
Born June 5, 1946, in Aurora, she died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, at home.
Interment will be in Naperville Cemetery.
She was a lifelong resident of the Naperville/Aurora area and most recently worked as a hostess at the Bob Evans Restaurant in Naperville.
Survivors include her daughter, Donna (Steve) Csontos of Aurora; son, Joe (Paula) Barry of Naperville; grandchildren, Randi and Mickey Sipin of Naperville and Rachael Csontos of Aurora; mother, Betty Jean Conway of Aurora; sister, Donna (Steve) Reed of Aurora; brother, John Krueger of Minnesota; and nieces, Stephanie (David) Moore of Wisconsin and Angela Phillips of Aurora.
She was preceded in death by her father, John.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 355-0213.

James John Barstatis
A private service for James John Barstatis, 86, a 45-year resident of Oak Park, was held at the Hultgren Funeral Home in Wheaton on Saturday, Aug.15.
Born in 1912, Mr.Barstatis died Thursday, Aug.13, 1998, at the Snow Valley Center in Lisle.Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Mr.Barstatis was born in La Salle, Ill.During World War II he worked as a millwright in a defense plant in Chicago producing heavy weapons and ammunition.In 1949 he started working at Kraft Foods in Chicago as a mixer/blender of processed cheese and condiments.
From 1963 until his retirement he worked for Armstrong Paint.
He was the husband ofthe late Jacqueline (nee Pinna); father of James M. (Elizabeth), Robert A.
(Linda), Jackie (Raymond) Lau, Roy (Sharon) Barstatis and Joan (Paul) Hejny; proud grandfather of 15; and great-grandfather of five.
The family has requested that memorials be directed to Harbor Light Hospice, 800 Roosevelt Road, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.
For information, (630) 668-0027.

Sheila R. Batt
Memorial services for Sheila R. Batt, 52, East Dundee Village Collector and a lifelong resident of the Dundee area, will be held at 7 p.m. today, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, East Dundee. The Rev. William P.
Yonker will officiate.
Born May 14, 1946, in Elgin, she died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, at Sherman Hospital.Burial will be private.
Ms. Batt was employed by the Village of East Dundee as Village Collector for the past 15 years.  She was a longtime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of East Dundee and a member and past president of the DundeeTownship Historical Society.
Survivors include her sons, Jefferson F. and Matthew L., both of East Dundee; and mother, Margery Herrin Robinson of East Dundee.
She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond M. Robinson, Feb.8, 1998.
There will be no visitation.
Please omit flowers.Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or to theSherman Hospital Oncology Department.
Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Irene B. Cukla
Funeral services for Irene B. Cukla, 81, a 40-year resident of Carpentersville, will begin at 9:15 a.m. today, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W.
Main St.,West Dundee, and continue with a 10 a.m. Mass at St. Monica Church, Carpentersville.
Born in Chicago on May 18, 1917, she died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, at Provena St.Joseph Hospital in Elgin.Burial will be in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee.
Mrs.Cukla was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church of Carpentersville, and a former employee of School District 300.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Mitchell J. `Mike' Cukla, whom she married May 11, 1946; two sons, Thomas (Ruth) of Elgin and Alan of Carpentersville; and a grandson, Michael of Elgin.
She was preceded in death by her parents and threebrothers, Wally, Joe and Ben.
Please omit flowers; memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Glenn John Kijak II
Services for Glenn John Kijak II, 15, of Streamwood, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 485 S. Bartlett Rd., Streamwood.
Born May 16, 1983, in Arlington Heights,he died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, in Laurium, Mich.  Burial will be private.
A student at Streamwood High School, he was the dear son of Janet and Glenn Kijak I; loving grandson of Diana Wisniewski; and dear brother of Adrienne and Diana Kijak.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 837-8400.

James D. Irey
Memorial services for James D. Irey, 61, of Trout Valley, Ill., will be held at 7 p.m.today, at Kahle-Moore Funeral Home,  403 Silver Lake Road, Cary.
Born Feb.10, 1937, in Marquette, Mich., the son of Cecil D. and Nieva Irey, he died Thursday, Aug.13, 1998, at Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington.  Interment will be private.
Mr. Irey was a retired assistant vice president for All State Insurance Company.
Survivors include his wife, Jacquelyn Irey (nee Myers); three children, Clifford (Amy) DeWitt of Carol Stream, Robin Irey of Schaumburg and Grady Irey of Schaumburg; and two grandchildren, Mary and Molly DeWitt.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Joseph Irey.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m.until the time of services at 7 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Waldenstrom Foundation (I.W.M.F.) or the Joe Irey Memorial Scholarship Fund.
For information, (847) 639-3817.

Paul Jachniw
Services for Paul Jachniw, 73, of Palatine, will begin at 9 a.m.Wednesday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E.Northwest Highway, Palatine, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m.,at Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Byzantine Catholic Church, 745 S.Benton St.,Palatine.
Born Jan.10, 1925, in the Ukraine, he died Saturday, Aug.15, 1998, at home.  Entombment will be in St.
Nicholas Cemetery Mausoleum.
Mr. Jachniw had retired in 1990 after 25 years as a tool and die maker for Buhrke Industries, Inc.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Betty Jachniw; son, David (Teri) Jachniw of Algonquin; daughters, Cathy (Ron) Ingalls of Streamwood and Maria Jachniw of Bartlett; and grandchildren, Angela and Alyssa.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home, with a liturgical wake service at 7 p.m.
For information, (847) 359-8020.

Jeffrey A. Kallman
Funeral services for Jeffrey A. Kallman, 42, of Rolling Meadows, are pending.
Born April 27, 1956, in Detroit, Mich., he died Saturday, Aug.15, 1998, at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee.  Entombment will be in Memory Gardens Mausoleum.
Mr. Kallman was a partner with Kallman Associates, a financial planning firm in Itasca, and a chartered financial consultant. He was a 1978 graduate of University of Illinois, where he was an Evans scholar.An avid golfer, Mr. Kallman was the 1981 Chicago Amateur Golf Champion and a member of the Ivanhoe Club. He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights.
Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Pamela S. (nee Gebel), whom he married July 12, 1986; children, Brittany N. and Heather L. Kallman; mother, Sophie (nee Borman); brother, David R. (Karen) Kallman of Palatine; nephews, Don and Danny; and aunt and uncle, George and Mary Zvetina of Palatine.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Evans Scholar's Foundation, Golf, IL 60029.
For information, (847) 253-0168.

Ina Mae Kochevar
A funeral Mass for Ina Mae Kochevar, 90, of East Dundee, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. today, at St.
Catherine of Siena Church, West Dundee.
Born Aug. 26, 1907, in Churubusco, Ind., she died Thursday,Aug.13, 1998, at her home. Burial will be in River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee.
Mrs.Kochevar had been a resident of the Dundee area for 46 years.She was co-founder and co-owner/operator, along with her late husband, of Revcor Manufacturing in Carpentersville.She was also a longtime benefactor and life member of the Marmion Academy in Aurora and former president of the Marmion Academy's Mothers' Club.
Surviving is her son, Michael Kochevar. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph F. Kochevar; and her son, James Kochevar.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. today, at the church.
Please omit flowers.Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Donna L. Krish
Services for Donna L. Krisch, 44, of Aurora, will be held at 8 p.m.Tuesday, at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville.
Born May 12, 1954, in Boston, Mass., she died Saturday, Aug.15, 1998. Interment will be private.
Mrs. Krish was a Class of 1972 graduate of Avon High School in Avon, Mass. For the last seven years, she was an inside sales representative with Platinum Technology in Lisle.
Survivors include her husband, Jeff Krish of Aurora; mother, Marion Rose of Avon; daughters, Jennifer Collins of Bartlett and Melissa Babbin of Aurora; brothers, Andrew V. (Doreen) Rose Jr. of Worcester, Mass., and Robert P. (Alyson) Rose of Maine; and sister, Marybeth (Daniel) Ciulla of Mansfield, Mass.
She was preceded in death by her father, Andrew Rose.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m.until the time of services at 8 p.m.Tuesday, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 355-0264.

Charles L. Kuntz
Services for Charles L. Kuntz, 88, of Elgin, will be held at 1 p.m.Wednesday, at Grace United Methodist Church, Elgin. The Rev.Ouk-Yean Jeung will officiate.
Born July 19, 1910, in Elgin, to Charles H. and Mabel (nee Rockey) Kuntz, he died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, in his home.  Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park, Elgin.
Mr. Kuntz was a lifelong resident of Elgin. He had been employed by the Elgin National Watch Company for 35 years and the Shakeproof Division of Illinois Tool Works for more than 10 years before retiring. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Elgin, and a member and past president of the Golden K. Kiwanis Club of Elgin.
Survivors include his daughter, Carol (Wyatt) Ferrell of Walnut Ridge, Ark.; son, Mark R. Kuntz of Elgin; grandson, Jeffrey (Trish) Jacobsen of Golconda, Ill.; great-granddaughters, Lucy and Jennifer Jacobsen; and nephews, Dale (Jeanette) Kuntz of Sterling, Eugene (Margaret) Kuntz of Antioch and Bruce Zack of Colorado.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Bonnie Kuntz; second wife, Lucille Kuntz (nee Zierke); daughter, Margaret Kuntz; and brothers, Fred, Kenneth and Robert Kuntz.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St., Elgin, and from 11 a.m.until the time of services at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the church.
Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church or to the charity of one's choice.
For information, (847) 741-8800.

Barbara Langhi
Private graveside services for Barbara Langhi, 83, of Belmont, Calif., will be held today at Randhill Memorial Park, Palatine.
Born Nov.26, 1914, in Long Grove, the daughter of Edward and Mary Deike Koch, she died Sunday, Aug.9, 1998.
Survivors include her niece, Patricia (Constantine) Koloridas of Elgin and nephew, Michael `Doeboy' Koloridas of East Dundee.
Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Helen Lebica
A funeral Mass for Helen Lebica, 92, of Prospect Heights, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St.Thecla Church, Chicago.
Born April 26, 1906, in Germany, she died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, in Des Plaines. Burial will be in Maryhill Cemetery, Niles.
She was the wife of the late John; mother of Jean (Leonard) Samborski and Lillian (Chester) Lechowicz; grandmother of four; and great-grandmother of two.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Malec and Sons Funeral Home, 6000 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.
For information, (773) 774-4100.

Cassandra `Cassie' Lee
Prayers for Cassandra `Cassie' Lee (nee Fenelon), will be said at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Cypress Funeral Home, 1698 N. Bloomingdale Road (between Army Trail Road and North Avenue), Glendale Heights.
Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Matthew Church.  Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
She was the past president of School District 15 PTA, was a crossing guard on the corner of Fullerton and Ardmore for 11 years, and was very active at St. Matthew Church.
She was the beloved wife of Richard; loving mother of Kevin and Michael; dearest grandmother of Tatiana; fond sister of Terrence (Marian) Fenelon and the late Stewart; and aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
For information, (630) 653-7666.

Joseph Magiera
A public memorial service for Joseph Magiera, 68, of Libertyville, will be held at 10 a.m.Wednesday, at St.
Joseph Church, 121 E. Maple, Libertyville.  Fr. Robert Kealy, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Highland Park will officiate.  Family funeral services were held earlier at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, Libertyville, with Father Ronald Folger of St. Joseph Parish officiating.
Mr. Magiera passed away Monday, Aug.3, 1998, at his home.  Interment was 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 theUniversity 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, and 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); two granddaughters, Brittany and Jacqueline; two brothers, Bob and Marian; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to Catholic Charities would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 362-3009.

Jennie Rae Wolk Maguire
Services for Jennie Rae Wolk Maguire, 49, of East Dundee, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee.The Rev. David Maghakian will officiate.
Born March 19, 1949, in Berwyn, she died Tuesday, Aug.11, 1998, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin. Burial will be in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee.
Mrs. Maguire was a lifelong resident of the area and a 1971 graduate of the University of Illinois. She had been an educator in School District #300 for 28 years, having taught at the Golfview and Perry Elementary Schools.
Surviving are her husband of four years, Ralph Maguire, whom she married Nov. 18, 1993; mother, June Rae Wolk of West Dundee; father, Thomas Richard Wolk of Hoffman Estates; and her dearly loved pets, Mickie, Willie, Tootsie and Timmy.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Julie.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Richard C. McCarthy
Funeral services for Richard C. `Dick' McCarthy, 95, a resident of Windsor Park in Carol Stream, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St.,Wheaton.
Born Feb.17, 1903, in Chicago, he died Saturday, Aug.15, 1998, at Johnson Healthcare Center. Interment will follow in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst.
Mr. McCarthy worked for more than 53 years as an attorney for the Pullman Company in the railroad industry.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian (nee Cartwright); two children, Gloria (Arthur) Engelskirchen and Nancy (Victor) Fachet; five grandchildren, Donald (Nadine) Fachet, James (Suzie) Engelskirchen, Lynn Fachet, Karen Fachet and Connie (Timothy) Lavin; seven great-grandchildren, Daniel and Alicia Fachet, Adam and Eric Engelskirchen, and Timothy, Katelyn and Sean Lavin; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Johnson Healthcare Center, 110 Windsor Park Dr., Carol Stream, IL 60188.
For information, (630) 668-0027.

Lena P. Morar
Services for Lena P. Morar, 95, a resident of Naperville since 1920, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville.
Born Sept. 5, 1902, in Romania, Mrs. Morar died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at the Community Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center.  Interment will be in Naperville Cemetery.
She worked in the sewing room of Kroehler's Manufacturing Company for 32 years before retiring in 1972.
She was a member of St. George Romanian Byzantine Catholic Church in Aurora.
Survivors include her son, Otto Morar of Naperville; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1940; her parents, Dimitri and Mary Pentiuc; three brothers, Cornelius, Emil and Vasile Pentiuc; and two sisters, Elizabeth and Alexandra Pentiuc.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 355-0264.

Francis K. Muehlfelt
Services for Francis K. Muehlfelt, 76, of Rolling Meadows, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine.
Born May 6, 1922, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, he died Sunday, Aug.16, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.Burial will be in Randhill Park Cemetery, Palatine.
A veteran, Mr. Muehlfelt had served his country during World War II. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church for more than 50 years and had served in various capacities in both the church and the school. He was also an active volunteer at Northwest Community Hospital and a member of Palatine High School's Over theHill Gang.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Muehlfelt of Rolling Meadows; daughter, Carol (Al) Musur of Lake Zurich and Jean (Jeff) Stover of Bloomington; stepsons, Willard (Susan) Boward Jr. of Schaumburg and Larry (Penny) Boward of Glen Ellyn; stepdaughter, Karen (Sean) McCormack of Schererville, Ind.; and 14 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Evelyn (Paul) Tarrant of Omaha, Ill.,and Dorthy Porter of Elgin; and brother, Paul (Marilyn) Muehlfelt of Rolling Meadows.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth; brothers, Edward and Robert Muehlfelt; and sister, Genevieve Hoelscher.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, Ltd., 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine, IL 60067.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Denise Gail O'Brien, 37, of Downers Grove, died Friday, Aug.14. Arrangements were made by Knollcrest Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 932-1500.

Charles Maurice Ormiston
Funeral services for Charles Maurice Ormiston, 64, of Naperville, will begin on Tuesday at 9 a.m.at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S.Mill St.,Naperville, and proceed to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 26 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, for a 9:30 a.m.Mass of Christian Burial.
Born March 22, 1934, in Oak Park, he died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at his Naperville home, following a brave battle with cancer.
Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
A lifelong Chicago-area resident, Mr. Ormiston was raised on the west side of Chicago in the Austin neighborhood.He attended Our Lady Help of Christians grammar school and was a 1953 graduate of St.Mel High School in Chicago, then attended Wright Junior College before entering the Naval Reserve in 1956. He studied business administration at the University of Hawaii while stationed at the Navy Air Station at Barger's Point. He was assigned to the Early Air Warning, Squadron No.1, flying the DEW Line to Kodiak, Alaska as a radio air control man.
Mr.Ormiston was a sales veteran in the publishing industry.His career spanned more than 35 years with Dana Chase Publication, Penton IPC, and most recently, as the midwestsales manager for Mechanical Engineering Magazine.He was a member of the Edgewood Valley Country Club in LaGrange since 1975, where he holds the club record for most wins as the Class A Champion in 1985, 1988, 1980 and 1993.He was also a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Naperville.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah (neeMoore); two sons, Brian (Meghan) Ormiston of Hinsdale and Charles Ormiston Jr.
of Lisle; three daughters, Camille (Ross) Prindle of Naperville, Melanie (fiance, Dan Gayton) Ormiston of Chicago and Susanna (Brad) Hite of Elmhurst; three grandchildren, Daniel and Patrick Ormiston and Alexander Prindle; brother, Maurice (Marilyn) Ormiston ofNewark, Ill.;sister, Patricia (Charles) O'Reilly of Elmhurst; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Robert Sauter of DeKalb; brother-in-law, John Moore of El Paso, Texas; aunt, Mrs.Harold Aley of Morris, Ill.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Mary Rita (nee McGee) Ormiston.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 355-0213.

James W. Pesch Sr.
A funeral Mass for James W. Pesch Sr., 88, of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Chicago, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Patrick Church, 408 E. Cedar St., St.Charles.
Born April 3, 1910, in Chicago, he died Saturday, Aug.15, 1998, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Mr. Pesch is survived by his wife, Pearl; children, Phyllis Pesch of Georgia, James (Marilyn) Pesch Jr.
of Fort Pierce, Fla.and Anthony (Claudia) Pesch of St.Charles; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., St.Charles, with a Liturgical Wake Service at 7 p.m.
For information, (630) 584-0060.

Albert R. Raymond
Services for Albert R. Raymond, 86, of Arlington Heights, will be held on Wednesday.
The time and location are still pending.
Born Nov.7, 1911 in Hazelton, Pa., he died Saturday, Aug.15, 1998, at Northwest Community Continuing Care Center, Arlington Heights. Burial will be in Fort Sheridan Cemetery, Highwood.
Mr. Raymond was a chief warrant officer in the Army, having retired after 42 years of service. He was a member of the Des Plaines Elks Club, the Circle Y, American Legion Post #208, the Retired Officers Association, the Reserve Officers Association and the VFW.
He was the beloved husband of the late Lillian Raymond (nee Viviano); and loving father of Mary Laura Raymond and Richard (Elaine) Raymond.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, Inc., 320 W. Central Road (at Northwest Highway), Mount Prospect.
Please omit flowers.
For information, (847) 255-7800.

Clarence Sellers Ross III
Funeral services for Clarence Sellers Ross III, 43, a resident of Naperville since 1990, will take place at 7:30 p.m.Tuesday, at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane, Naperville. Rev. Dr. Bruce Langford will officiate.  Services will also be at the First African Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia on Thursday.
Born May 29, 1955, in Philadephia, Pa.,he died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, at Rush Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago.Interment will be in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia.
Mr. Ross was employed by the Quaker Oats Company as vice president of customer financial services.
He also held positions in finance, marketing and sales leadership with Quaker Oats.  As an employee of Quaker Oats, Mr. Ross represented the company on the corporate board of directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, as well as the board of managers of the Martin Luther King Jr.  Unit of Chicago. Mr. Ross had served as a trustee of The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Foundation and was a member of the executive committee and chairman of the finance and audit committee. He was also a member of the financial development committee of the Presbytery of Chicago.Mr.Ross was a member of Knox Presbyterian, where he taught both Sunday School and confirmation class.  Mr. Ross began his working career with Coopers and Lybrand of Philadelphia, Corning Glass Works and Pepsico.Mr.Ross received his bachelor's degree from Dickinson College and a master of businessadministration from Harvard Business School. He was a certified public accountant.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn (nee Evans); daughters, Tajuana Ross of Cleveland, Ohio and Victoria Ross; son, Evan Ross of Naperville; parents, Clarence S. and Bessie L. Ross Jr.of Philadelphia; sister, Roumolia Denise Ross Lowe of Philadelphia; and many other relatives and friends.
Arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville.
For information, (630) 355-0264.

Raymond J. Ryter, 83, of Buffalo Grove, died Saturday, Aug.15.  Arrangements were made by Michaels Funeral Home, (847) 891-2900.

Ruth M. `Betty' Sabitt
Funeral Services for Ruth M. `Betty' Sabitt (nee McIntosh), 81, a resident of Prospect Heights since 1952, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N.Northwest Hwy., Palatine.
Born July 10, 1917, in Pittsburgh, Pa., she died Saturday, Aug.15, 1998, at Northwest Continuing Care Center in Arlington Heights.Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.
Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Sabitt worked for General Telephone Company of Des Plaines.
Survivors include her daughters, Janice (Kenneth) Grimm of Schaumburg and Jeannette (Haskell) Brown of Woodstock; son, Jeffrey (Gayle) Sabitt of Hawthorn Woods; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Blanche Courtney and Jean Allerton, both of Pennsylvania; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Seymour; her sister, Mildred McIntosh; and her brother, Bill McIntosh.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the United Parkinsons Disease Foundation, 833 W. Washington Blvd.,Chicago, IL 60607.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Milan Savich
Memorial services for Milan Savich, 84, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. John United Church of Christ, 308 N. Evergreen St., Arlington Heights.
Born June 7, 1914, in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he died Sunday, Aug.16, 1998, at Northwest Community Healthcare Center.Interment will be private.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Otti R. (nee Oppeneiger), they were married April 8, 1950; children, Karin (Jeremy) Hribar of Arlington Heights, Milan (Iris) of Portland, Ore. and Renate (Robert Annett) Savich of Albuquerque, N.M.; five grandchildren, Bret Hribar, Jason and Justin Savich and Ian and Graham Annett; and niece, Mara Zivkovich.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights.
If desired, memorial contributions may be given to St. John United Church of Christ.
For information, (847) 253-0168.

Micah Lee Shadid
A memorial service for Micah Lee Shadid, infant son of Hythem and Beth Shadid, will be held at 7 p.m.today, at the Glen Ellyn Evangelical Covenant Church, 277 Hawthorne, Glen Ellyn.
Micah died at birth on Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at Central DuPage Hospital.
Survivors include his parents; three brothers, Andrew, Jonathan and Benjamin Shadid; maternal grandparents, Jim and Karen Anderson; and paternal grandparents, Peter and Hend Shadid.
Arrangements were made by Hultgren Funeral Home, Wheaton.
For information, (630) 668-0027.

Clarence H. Smith
A funeral Mass for Clarence H. Smith, 84, of St.Charles, will be held at noon Tuesday, at St. John Neumann Church in St. Charles.  Fr. Edward Seisser will officiate.
Born July 24, 1914, in Clinton, Ill., the son of John Henry and Cora (McVicker) Smith, he died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, at Pineview Care Center in St.Charles.  Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva.
During World War II, he served in the Army.  He was proud to have served in both the African campaign and the Italian campaign, and was awarded the prestigious Purple Heart Award.  Prior to his retirement in 1979, he was employed by the City of Chicago for approximately 30 years.
In 1984, Clarence and his wife, Rita, moved to St. Charles and were among the original residents of Carroll Towers.  He devoted his time and energy into caring for Rita because of her declining health.  A highlight of his life was when he converted to Catholicism in 1983 and was baptized and confirmed at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Mr. Smith is survived by his loving daughter and son-in-law, Corine and Michael Nogajewski of Lily Lake and his dear granddaughters, Julie of New York, Jill of Elgin and Joy of Lily Lake.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Rita, and five brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at the Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. Third Street, St. Charles, where a liturgical wake service will be held at 7 p.m.
Contributions in Mr. Smith's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1500 Lincoln Highway, St. Charles, IL 60174.
For information, (630) 584-2000 or www.NorrisFH.com

David E. Spung
Services for David E. Spung, 48, of Barrington, will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights.
Born Sept. 5, 1949, in Chicago, he died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center.
Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Mr. Spung was a fireman in Elk Grove Village for 24 years, and was a Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam era.  He was also a local actor at Old Orchard Country Club and Medieval Times and formerly at the Mill Run Theater.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Spung of California; daughters, Amanda and Rebecca Spung of Barrington; brother, Bill (Dolores) Spung of McHenry; and sister, Barbara Brown of Springfield.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
For information, (847) 253-5423.

Adeline Wangerin
Funeral services for Adeline Wangerin (nee Sadleir), 86, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Mount Prospect, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, at The Lutheran Home, 800 N. Oakton, Arlington Heights, IL 60004.
Born Nov.19, 1911, in Chicago, she died Friday, Aug.14, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.  Burial will be in St. Luke Cemetery.
Survivors include her daughters, Jayn (James) McCoid of Broomfield, Colo.and Nancy (Craig) Van Kampen of Oakdale, Minn.;sister, Millicent (Emmett) Davis of Waukegan; and four grandchildren, Jim and Katie McCoid and Christopher and Emily Van Kampen.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at The Lutheran Home.
Memorials would be appreciated to The Lutheran Home (address listed above).
Arrangements were made by G.L. Hills Funeral Home, Ltd., Des Plaines.
For information, (847) 699-9003.

Robert J. Ziegler Sr.
Prayers for Robert J. Ziegler Sr.,68, of Schaumburg, will be said at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Rd., Schaumburg.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Marcelline Church, 820 S. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg.
Born May 27, 1930, he died Friday, Aug.14, 1998. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery.
Retired from Motorola after 31 years of service, he was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Joan (nee Granger); children, Robert J. (Glenda) Ziegler Jr., Kathleen (Eric) Viohl and Carol (Jerome) Bernacki; and grandfather of Timothy, Patrick and Briana Viohl and Christine Bernacki.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society, will be appreciated.
For information, (847) 882-5580.


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