Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Charlotte Taranowski
A funeral Mass for Charlotte Taranowski (nee Burzawa), 81, of Chicago, will be held at 9:30 a.m.
Monday, at St. Pascal Church in Chicago.
Born Oct.13, 1916, in Joliet, she died Friday, Aug.28, 1998, at Resurrection Medical Center. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove.
Mrs. Taranowski was a homemaker and a member of the Walgreens Alumni.
She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Taranowski; loving mother of Maryann, Kathy and Laura Taranowski, Judy La Frenere and Nancy Lingl; devoted grandmother of Anthony (Julie)and Matthew La Frenere and Kathy Lingl; greatgrandmother of Jack La Frenere; dear sister of many; and fond `Aunt Char' of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge.
For information, (708) 456-8300.

In Memoriam Rosemary Chudik
You left me five years ago, but left me the richest man in the world with wonderful children and grandchildren.We love you and miss you.
Dad, Children and Grandchildren

Norman Charles Abelt, 82, of Lombard, died Friday, Aug. 28.  Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094.

Henry P. Binkoski
Services for Henry P. Binkoski, 59, of Carpentersville, will begin with prayers at 9:15 a.m. Monday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Monica Church, Carpentersville. The Rev. L. Thomas Risley will officiate.
Born June 29, 1939, in Beaver Falls, Pa., he died Wednesday, Aug.26, 1998, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin.
Burial will be in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee.
Mr. Binkoski was a resident of the Carpentersville area for 27 years and a member of St. Monica Church in Carpentersville.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Binkoski; son, Gary (Cathy) Binkoski of Algonquin; daughters, Dawn and Kristi Binkoski, both of Carpentersville; granddaughters, Christina and Nichole; and parents, Henry and Jennie Binkoski of Beaver Falls.
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m.today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Herbert C. Christiansen Jr.
A memorial service for Herbert C. Christiansen Jr.,50, a resident of Mundelein for the past four years, will be held at 7 p.m.Thursday, at Kristan Funeral Home, P.C., 219 W.Maple Ave.(Route 176), Mundelein.Rev.Kent Palmer will officiate.
Born March 31, 1948, in Chicago, he died Saturday, Aug.29, 1998, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
He was an avid marathon runner and a lover of the fine arts.
He is survived by his children, Stephen (Lora) Christiansen of Bloomingdale and Danielle Christiansen of Washington, D.C.; grandson, Derek; parents, Herbert C.Sr.and Marjorie Christiansen of Mundelein; brother, James (Gerry) Christiansen of Elkhorn, Wis.;and sisters, Barbara (David) Perry of Sedona, Ariz.and Beverly Christiansen of Palatine.
A memorial visitation will be from 5:30 p.m.until the time of services Thursday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Evangelical Free Church of Libertyville, 431 W.Austin Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048.
For information, (847) 566-8020.

Gertrude Drafall
Services for Gertrude Drafall, 75, of West Dundee, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in West Dundee.  The Rev. William Yonker will officiate.
Born Jan. 27, 1923, in Itasca, to Frederick and Amanda Homeyer, she died Thursday, Aug.27, 1998, at Heritage Manor.Burial will be in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee.
Mrs. Drafall was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, West Dundee.
Survivors include her daughters, Lois Bruder of Palatine and Donna (Steve) Mays of Wordan, Ill.;sons, John (Judy) Schmidt of Mundelein, Robert (Madelyn) Schmidt of McHenry, William (Julie) Schmidt of McHenry and Paul Schmidt of Woodstock; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one stepdaughter; one stepson; one sister; and three brothers.
She was preceded in death by her first and second husbands; one sister; and three brothers.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shelter Village, Woodstock, IL.
For information, (847) 741-1128.

Earl W. Fahrenbach
Services for Earl W. Fahrenbach, 90, of Mount Prospect, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W.Central Road (at Northwest Hwy.), Mount Prospect.
Born May 19, 1908, in Chicago, he died Friday, Aug.28, 1998, in Arlington Heights. Burial will be in Ridgwood Cemetery.
A graduate of Northwestern University, he was a trust officer at Continental bank for 45 years prior to his retirement.
He was the husband of the late Olive (nee Ahlstromer); father of Allen and Gary (Janet) Fahrenbach; brother of Ethel (late Bert), Helen Fahrenbach and the late Mildred Fahrenbach; grandfather of Sean, Julie, Ryan and Brendan; and great-grandfather of Brody.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are preferred.
For information, (847) 255-7800.

Edith V. Gainer
Edith V. Gainer, 85, of Algonquin, formerly of Palatine, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 1998.
Mrs. Gainer was born June 20, 1913.
She retired from Recon/Optical Inc. in Barrington.
She was the wife of Stanley Gainer; and aunt of three nieces and one nephew.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 410 S. Hager Ave., Barrington, IL 60010.

James Michael Gleason
Services for James Michael Gleason, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at Willow Creek Community Church Chapel, 67 E. Algonquin Road, South Barrington.
Born June 25, 1943, in Chicago, the son of Mary R. (nee Hughes) and Wilbur J. Gleason, he died Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, at Humana Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.  Interment will be in Windridge Memorial Park, Cary.
A graduate of Brother Rice High School, he received a bachelor of science degree in Business Management from the University of Illinois.
Mr. Gleason was a veteran of the Army and prior to his service in Vietnam, he was stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky.  He had been previously employed by Motorola in Franklin Park and Schaumburg in purchasing/international purchasing, and most recently was owner and president of WG Controls in Arlington Heights.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Shirley (nee Robards); son, Jim; daughter, Sara; mother, Mary Hughes Gleason; sisters, Virginia (Dr. James O.) Ertle and Mary Lynn (Bruce) Andrews; brothers, Dennis (Annie) and Steve; aunts, Agnes Bromfield, Myrtle Hughes and Jackie Hurley; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wilbur J. Gleason.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.
today, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Monday, at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Willow Creek Community Church.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Bernice V. Gulotta
Services for Bernice V. Gulotta, 79, of Carpentersville, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee.  The Rev. Nancy Nyberg will officiate.
Born July 1, 1919, in Chicago, to Vernon and Josephine Bergren, she died Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, at Sherman West Court, Elgin. Burial will be in River Valley Memorial Garden.
Mrs. Gulotta had been a resident of the area for 41 years and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post #5915 in Carpentersville.
Survivors include her daughters, Gail (Thomas) Easley and Georgia Schwichtenberg (Donald Springer), both of Carpentersville; grandchildren, Thomas (Kimberly) Easley of Belvidere, Tammy (Daniel) Chudy of Algonquin, Todd Schwichtenberg of Carpentersville, Pfc. Bryan (Melissa) Schwichtenberg of Washington and Robin Schwichtenberg of Carpentersville; and great-granddaughter, Heather Chudy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, George Gulotta.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Tessie Gundersen
Tessie Gundersen, 92, was born July 21, 1906, in Sardinia. She died Thursday, Aug.27, 1998, at the Claremont Residence in Buffalo Grove. She had made her home with her son in Palatine since 1989. Tessie came to America at the age of two and lived most of her life in Staten Island, NYC.
She was the mother of Chester (Martha) Zara; grandmother of Anthony (Anne) and Chester Jr.
(Diane); and great-grandmother of Joseph Anthony, Christopher Francis, Nicholas Raymond, Chester John, Jacqueline Rose and Katherine Martha.
She was preceded in deathby her husband, George Gundersen.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
Arrangements were made by Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., Arlington Heights.
For information, (847) 253-0168.

Vicente Gutierrez
Services for Vicente Gutierrez, 46, of Round Lake Beach, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.
Born July 23, 1952, in Mexico, he passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at Highland Park Hospital. Interment will be private.
Mr.Gutierrez leaves his wife, Julia Gutierrez (nee Markus) of Round Lake Beach; children, Juan, Maria and Amanda Gutierrez, all of Round Lake Beach; and father, Sotero Gutierrez of Mexico.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Guadalupe Gutierrez Salinas.
Friends of the family may visit from 5 p.m.until the time of services at 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral chapel.
Donations may be given to the Leukemia Foundation in his memory.
For information, (847) 223-8122.

Harriet E. Harwood
Prayers for Harriet E. Harwood, 75, a resident of West Chicago for the past 26 years, will be said at 9:30 a.m.
Monday, at Norris-Walen Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington St.),West Chicago, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church (the Old Church) in Winfield.
Born July 1, 1923, in Chicago, she passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998, at her home. Burial will be in Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago.
Mrs.Harwood was a member of St. John the Baptist Church. She also was a volunteer at DuPage Convalescent Center and Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Harwood; children, Richard (Robin) Harwood of West Chicago and Sue Ann Harwood of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two grandchildren, Tim and Tom; two nephews, Tony and Louie Abbate; and niece, Paula Jedyned.
She was preceded in death by her late husband, Richard Pauhl; her parents; and her sister.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Contributions in Mrs. Harwood's memory may be made to the Hospice of DuPage or the DuPage Convalescent Center. Masses would also be appreciated.
For information, (630) 231-0060.

Beatrice G. Helfvogt
Funeral services for Beatrice G. Helfvogt (nee Trimble), 90, of Stockton, Ill., formerly of Barrington, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N.Northwest Hwy., Palatine.
Born Sept.8, 1907, in Cuba Township, she died Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, in Stockton, Ill. Burial will be in Deer Grove Cemetery, Ela Township.
Mrs. Helfvogt had most recently been residing with her granddaughter, Pamela (Robert) Cole of Stockton.
A homemaker, she is survived by her daughters, Jean (Dick) Fisher of Hayward, Wis., Mary (Robert) Kohnke of Barrington and Nancy (John) Busch of Palatine; 18 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Dolores Helfvogt.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry C. Helfvogt; daughter, Grace Ladd; son, Robert Helfvogt; six brothers; and four sisters.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated for The Salem United Methodist Church, 115 W.Lincoln Ave., Barrington, IL 60010.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Lt. Col. Raymond I. Hernandez
Services for Lt. Col. Raymond I. Hernandez, 74, of Wheeling, will be held at 7 p.m.Monday, at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave. (two blocks south of Dundee Rd.), Wheeling.
Born Jan. 23, 1924, in New Gulf, Texas, he died Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, at Holy Family Hospital. Burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery.
Retired, he was a decorated World War II Army veteran, involved in numerous activites including Normandy Beach and the Battle of the Bulge.
He was a member of VFW Amvets and the Knights of Columbus.
He was the husband of the late Jeanne (nee Weaver); father of Paul (Betty) of Centerville, Ohio and the late Bruce (Bonita) of Lodi, Ohio; brother of Lupe (Alice) Hernandez of Houston, Texas; grandfather of Steven, Robert, Derrick, Misty and Carrie; and great-grandfather of Alex, Kristina and Bryant.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of services Monday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to VFW Post #1103, Wheeling.
For information, (847) 537-6600.

Annemarie Kerrins (nee Groble), 78, ,of Chicago, formerly of Lisle, died Friday, Aug.28.  Arrangements were made by Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, Wheaton, (630) 668-0016.

Mary E. Little
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary E. Little, 89, of Gilberts, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, at St.
Mary's Catholic Church in Gilberts.
The Rev. Dominic Cassidy will officiate.
Born Dec.14, 1908, in Gilberts to Edward and Margaret (nee Hogan) Meagher, she walks with Jesus upon her death, Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Little had attended DeKalb Teachers College and began her teaching career in the small rural country schools in the area. She also taught first and second grades for nearly 20 years in the Huntley School District.
She married Harry F. Little on June 20, 1936 in Gilberts. A lifelong resident of Gilberts, she was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Altarand Rosary Society, the Pingree Grove Homemakers, the Huntley Lioness Club, the Huntley Senior Citizens, the McHenry County Retired Teachers Association, and the St.
Paula Chapter of NAIM.
Surviving are her daughters, Marylu Northcutt of Hampshire and Kathleen Tonelli of Gilberts; sons, Frank (Gloria) Little of East Dundee, Larry (Michele) Little of Kentucky and Jack (Sandy) Little of Cary; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her brothers, Piere (Dorothy) Meagher of Kansas City, Mo., and Joseph (Barbara) Meagher of Aurora, Ohio; sisters, Margaret Driscoll of Gilberts and Alice Kelly of Bartlett; sister-in-law, Margaret Meagher of South Elgin; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, Feb.16, 1986; daughter, Patricia; brothers, John and Edward Meagher; grandsons, Joseph and Timothy Northcutt and Stephen Little; and sons-in-law, Raymond Tonelli and Ralph Northcutt.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today, at the James O'Connor Funeral Home, 11603 E. Main St., Huntley, with Prayers for the Christian Wake at 6:45 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Elgin, or to FISH (Food Pantry) of Carpentersville, c/o the James A. O'Connor Funeral Home, P.O. Box 74, Huntley, IL 60142.
For information, (847) 669-5111.

Harold H. Loefer
Services for Harold H. Loefer, 70, of Prairie View, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at McMurrough Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville.
Born Oct. 15, 1927, in Milwaukee, Wis., he died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at Brentwood North in Riverwoods.
Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Buffalo Grove.
A resident of Prairie View for his entire life, Mr. Loefer had retired from the George T. Schmidt Company in 1992. He was also a World War II veteran, having served as a non-commissioned officer in the Army Signal Corps.
Survivors includehis wife, Lorraine Loefer (nee Blocks); daughters, Christine (Ed) Walters of Prairie View and Terri (Tyrone) Crews of Waukegan; grandchildren, Cara Walters of O'Fallon, Ill., Brad Walters of Prairie View and Lisa (Jason) Lock of Waukegan; and great-grandson, Jay Taylor.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Vera Loefer; and brothers, Melvin and Ralph Loefer.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (847) 362-2626.

James R. Magine
Services for James R. Magine, 87, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Park Ridge, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Nelson Funeral Home, 820 Talcott Rd. at Cumberland, Park Ridge.
Mr. Magine died Friday, Aug.28, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie.
A veteran of the Coast Guard and Army, he was the husband of the late June; father of John, Daniel and Kathryn (Josh) Harris; grandfather of Heather, Danielle and Bradley; and brother of the late Michael (Helen) and Robert (Meg).
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Marklund Charities Endowment Fund, 290 Town Center, Glendale Heights, IL 60139.
For information, (847) 823-5122.

Robert J. Murphy Sr.
Prayers for Robert J. Murphy Sr., 74, of Bensenville, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Monday, at The Oaks Funeral Home, 1201 E. Irving Park Rd., Itasca.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at Holy Ghost Church.
Born Sept.14, 1923, in Chicago, he died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. Entombment will be in Queen of Heaven Mausoleum.
He is survived by his wife, Rachel (nee Brattain); son, Robert (Kay) Murphy Jr.; daughter, Linda (Donald) Bolte; brothers, George Watson, Richard (Lova) Watson and Walter (Margene) Watson; sisters, Dorothy Trapp and Dorsetta (Wayne) Judd; grandchildren, Matthew Bolte, and Skyler, Blaise and Camden Murphy; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Wood Dale Lions Club.
For information, (630) 250-8588.

Thomas `Tom' Piersma Sr., 78, of Wheaton, died Saturday, Aug.29.  Arrangements were made by Hultgren Funeral Home, Wheaton, (630) 668-0027.

Shirley A. Pollitz
Services for Shirley A. Pollitz, 76, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine.
Born April 8, 1922, in Chicago, she died Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, at Northwest Continuing Care Center. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Palatine.
Survivors include her husband, Howard Pollitz of Arlington Heights; children, Linda (James) Benson of Bowie, Md., John (Aracely) Pollitzof Davenport, Iowa and Nancy (James) Burger of Rolling Meadows; grandchildren, Jamey, Jennifer and Scott Benson, Alexis and Adrienne Pollitz, and James Jr., Jillian and Jonathan Burger; sister, Lois (Alan) Badour of Schaumburg; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, 144 E. Palatine Rd., Palatine, IL 60067 or Kirk School, 520 S. Plum Grove Rd., Palatine, IL 60067.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Carmen J. Pupo
Funeral services for Carmen J. Pupo, 86, a 8-year resident of Willow Lake Estates, Elgin, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee. The Rev. Roger Elliott will officiate.
Born July 16, 1912, in Chicago, the son of Donato and Mary Cesario Pupo, he died Thursday, Aug.27, 1998, at his home.Burial will be in River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee.
An Air Force veteran of World War II, Mr. Pupo was a member of Teamsters Local #705 of Chicago.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Leona M. Schupmann Pupo, they married on Nov. 30, 1944; three daughters, Martha (Neal) Rowley of Colorado, Cheryl (Robert) Pazdro of Texas and Brenda (Daniel) Gibbons of Carpentersville; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Iva (the late John) Sitkoskie of Berkley, Ill.; brother-in-law, Joseph Sitkoskie of Elmhurst; sister-in-law, Cecelia Pupo of Bellwood; two nephews; and one niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Jonathan Rowley; a brother, Sam; and three sisters, Angeline, Rose and Gloria.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 426-3436.

Dorothy E. Reinger
Graveside services for Dorothy E. Reinger (nee Van Den Burgh), 84, of Skokie since the late 1930's, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.  A memorial service will then be held at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 8637 Golf Road, Evanston.
Born in Des Plaines, she died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998.
Mrs. Reinger worked for Bell and Gossett ITT in Morton Grove.
She was the wife of the late Russell G. Reinger; mother of Bruce (Llona) of Mount Prospect and Roger (Diana) of Elk Grove Village; and grandmother of Kristin, Karen, Russell and Brian.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Haben Funeral Home, 8057 Niles Center Road, Skokie.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.
For information, (847) 673-6111.

Benjamin J. Shuldes
Services for Benjamin J. Shuldes, 93, a resident of Elgin for 27 years, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the Grace Evangelical Church.The Rev. David G. Bohyer will officiate.
Born Dec. 4, 1902, in Chicago, the son of Veclav and Marie Shuldes, he died Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, at home.
Burial will be in Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago.
Mr. Shuldes was a resident of Chicago and Berwyn for many years. He owned and operated Shuldes Pharmacy on the northwest side of Chicago for many years. He was a member and Elder Emeritus of Grace Evangelical Church of Elgin.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian; daughter, Genevieve (Clarence) Newman of Greenwell Springs, La.; sons, Robert (June) Shuldes of Barrington and Dale (Wanda) Shuldes of Albert Lea, Minn.;grandchildren, Michael and Jeffrey (June) Newman, Eugene Shuldes, Judy Turley, David (Becky) Shuldes, Carl (Lynn) Schuldes and Glen (Christine) Shuldes; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Pauline, in 1940; and his brother, Jerry.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. both today and Monday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 St. State St., Elgin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Evangelical Church.
For information, (847) 741-8800.

Frank A. Vizza
Prayers for Frank A. Vizza, 75, a 14-year resident of Woodridge, formerly of Chicago, will be said at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Church, 26 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville.
Born Aug.13, 1923, in Chicago, he died Friday, Aug.28, 1998, at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Interment will be in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Naperville.
Mr. Vizza was employed with Golden Dipt Company of Melrose Park.
He served in the Navy during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Hercules.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Marie (nee Camasto); children, Mary Ann (Mike) Harazin of Aurora, Frank T. (Gretchen) Vizza of Lake In The Hills and Carl D. (Lory) Vizza of Naperville; 17 grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother, Orlando Vizza of Tinley Park; and sister, Minnie Walsh of Tinley Park.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, Masses would be preferred.
For information, (630) 355-0213.

Lillian G. Weaver (nee Olson), 90, of Lombard, formerly of Villa Park, died Friday, Aug. 28.  Arrangements were made by Brust Villa Park Funeral Home, (630) 834-6656.

George E. Wright
Chapel prayers for George E. Wright will be said at 9 a.m. Monday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle, with Mass being celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Walter Church.  Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
He was the beloved husband of the late Dolores (nee Baker); devoted father of Darlene (Robert) Castle, George (Regina), Terri (Ron) Faccato, Julie (Jim) Castle, Donna (Bill) Cuny, Linda Spatafora and Tim and Patricia Wright; dear brother of Marilyn (Cecil) Sacra; and fond grandfather of 15.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (630) 889-1700.

Arthur J. Wyruchowski Sr.
A funeral Mass for Arthur J. Wyruchowski Sr., 85, of Niles, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, at St.
John Brebeuf Church in Niles.
Born Feb. 7, 1913, in Chicago, he died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge.
Burial will be in Maryhill Cemetery, Niles.
Mr. Wyruchowski was a member of the Niles Trident Seniors Club and the Holy Name Society of St. John Brebeuf Church.
He was the beloved husband of the late Anna Wyruchowski; devoted father of James Wyruchowski Sr.and Arthur (Jo-Ann) Wyruchowski Jr.; cherished grandfather of Michael, Matthew, Thomas, Joseph, James Jr., Jacqueline and Julie; great-grandfather of Josephine Ann; and dear sister of Lucille (Frank) Casalino and the late Margaret (the late Elmer) Schroeder.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, 7812 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles.
Memorials may be made to St. John Brebeuf Church.
For information, (847) 966-7302.


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