Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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William John Matheson
Services for William John Matheson, 89, of Chicago, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, at Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 5100 N. Springfield Ave., Chicago.
Born Oct. 2, 1908, in Caliente, Nev., hedied Sunday, Aug.30, 1998, at home.  Interment will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Elmhurst.
He was the husband of thelate Dorothy (nee Taylor); father of John (Joann) of Peachtree City, Ga.,Keith (Linda) of Evansville, Ind., David (Loretta) of Elgin, Gail (Helmut) Hobush of Orem, Utah, Sharon (Steve) Rubow of Long Grove and the late Robert; father-in-law of Carol Matheson of Woods Cross, Utah; brother of Milan (Frances) of Skokie and Betty (James) Harrisof Orem, Utah; grandfather of 37; and greatgrandfather of 77.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N.Cicero Ave.,Chicago.
Memorials may be made to L.D.S. Church Missionary Fund.
For information, (773) 736-3833.

Edmond J. Anchor
Funeral services for Edmond J. Anchor, 81, of Bensenville, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville.
Born Oct. 2, 1916, he died Monday, Aug.31, 1998.  Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery.
He was the husband of the late Cecilia; father of Ken (Mary), Larry (June), Mike (Shari), Judy, and Alyce (Roger) Czerwinski; grandfather of eight; and great-grandfather of five.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 766-3232.

Marlene J. Anderson
Services for Marlene J. Anderson of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Roselle, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York St., Bensenville.
She was the wife of the late Ray K. Anderson; mother of Ken (Cindy) and Pamala (Barry) Granata; sister of Roger Young; and grandmother of Jennifer, Ashley, Steven and Ryan.
Visitation will be held just prior to the service.
For information, (630) 766-3232. 

Daisy E. Ahlbeck
Funeral services for Daisy E. Ahlbeck (nee Nielsen), 73, a 38-year resident of Park Ridge, will be held at 10 a.m. today, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, at Cedar and Prospect in Park Ridge.
Born Sept.13, 1924, in Oldenburg, Germany, she died Tuesday, Sept.1, 1998.  Interment will be in Ridgewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Ahlbeck was a retired medical technologist and a member of the American Society of Radiological Technologists.
She was the wife of Harold A. Ahlbeck, they were married for 41 years; mother of Thomas H. (Beverly A.) Ahlbeck and Dirk T. (Tracy K.) Ahlbeck, both of Park Ridge; sister of Christian A.Nielsen of Madison, Wis.; and grandmother of Matthew and Emma.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the National Kidney Cancer Association, 1234 Sherman Ave., Suite 203, Evanston, IL 60202.
Arrangements were made by Nelson Funeral Home, Park Ridge.
For information, (847) 823-5122.

William J. Baldwin Sr.
Funeral services for William J. Baldwin Sr., 68, a resident of Round Lake Beach for the past 40 years, formerly of St.Louis, Mo., will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake. Pastor Paul Galchutt of the Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church, Grayslake will officiate.
Born Sept. 29, 1929, in Hummoke, Ark., he died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at the Hines V.A. Hosptial in Maywood. Interment will be in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake.
A veteran of the Army serving during the Korean War, he was a member of the Round Lake American Legion Post #1170.   Mr. Baldwin retired in1990, from the Metal-X Company in Libertyville.
He leaves his son, Bill J. Baldwin Jr. of Round Lake Beach; daughter, Gloria (Joel) Jenista of Round Lake; grandson, Michael; sisters, Mary Lou Lamb of Florence, Ala.and Frankie Lee Bidwell of Ala.; brothers, Jerry Screeton of North Little Rock, Ark.
and Troy Hayes of Pittsburgh, Pa.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily of Feb.13, 1992; and brother, Frank Screeton Jr.
Friends of the family may visit from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (847) 223-8122.

June D. Bellgardt
Services for June D. Bellgardt (nee Boelens), 70, of Itasca, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Matthew Church, 7 N 055 Catalpa, Itasca.
Born May 23, 1928, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Hospice House.Entombment will be in Mount Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst.
Surviving are her husband, Richard `Dick' Bellgardt; son, Rick Bellgardt; daughters, Lynn (Steve) Blackledge, Cindy Bellgardt and Judy(Kevin) Manley; and grandchildren, Geoff, Kevin, Melissa, Mary Katlin, Brittany and Lesley.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at The Oaks Funeral Home, 1201 E. Irving Park Road, Itasca.She will also lie in state from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 10 a.m. at the church.
Memorials may be made to the charity of donor'schoice.
For information, (630) 250-8588. 

Josefina A. Borchers
Prayers for Josefina A. Borchers, 52, of Hoffman Estates, will be said at 9:45 a.m.Saturday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N.Northwest Hwy.,Palatine.Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m.at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2515 Palatine Rd., Inverness.
Born June 3, 1946, in the Philippines, she died Wednesday, Sept.2, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital. Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.
Employed by Northwest Community Hospital as an R.N. in the mother and baby unit, she was a member of several Filipino associations and the Illinois Nurses Association.
Survivors include her husband, John F.; daughters, Jane M.and Jennifer E.;brothers, Dionisio A. Elumba Jr., Jose A.Elumba, Antonio A.Elumba, Santiago A.Elumba and Rodolfo A. Elumba; and sisters, Asuncion E. De Asis and Isabelita E. Mendoza.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Casmira `Myra' H. DeSilvia
Services for Casmira `Myra' H. DeSilvia (nee Chrusciel), 83, of Palatine, will begin with prayers at 9:30 a.m. today, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Church, 1152 E. Anderson Drive, Palatine.
Born March 22, 1915, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, Sept.1, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.  Entombment will be in Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Arlington Heights.
A homemaker, Mrs. DeSilvia is survived by her daughter, Vivian (Carl) Gulock of Somerset, Ky.; son, Edward Raymond DeSilvia of Palatine; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Catherine) Gulock, James Gulock and Scott Gulock; great-grandchildren, Danielle and Ethan Gulock; sister-in-law, Nora (Earl) Hora of Arlington Heights; brother-in-law, Raymond (Alice) DeSilvia of Des Plaines; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward P. DeSilvia; five brothers; and four sisters.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

John M. Deutsch
A Mass of Christian Burial for John M. Deutsch, 32, a lifelong resident of St. Charles, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today, at St. Patrick Church, downtown, 408 Cedar St., St.Charles, with the Rev. Daniel J. Deutsch officiating.
Born May 15, 1966, in St. Charles, the son of Bernard and Patricia (nee Norris) Deutsch, he died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998.  Burial will follow the Mass in Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva.
Mr. Deutsch was a graduate of St. Charles High School and had been employed by the City of St. Charles for nine years.  He was an active member of St. Charles Moose Lodge #1368.  John loved reading and enjoyed good times with his family and friends, but the jewel of his eye was his 8-year-old daughter, Margaux.
He is survived by his daughter, Margaux Rebecca of Wheaton; his fiancee, Lisa J. Chamberlain of St.
Charles; parents, Bernard and Patricia (Norris) Deutsch of St. Charles; brothers and sisters, Lorraine D.
(Leonard) Johnson of Channahon, Ill., Bernard G. (Jane) Deutsch of St. Charles, the Rev. Daniel J. Deutsch of Holy Angels Parish in Aurora, Margaret D. (Michael) Mastenbrook of Batavia and Matthew J. Deutsch of St.Charles; nine nieces and nephews; and numerous aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, George and Catherine (nee Heisten) Deutsch and his maternal grandparents, John Norris and Helen (nee Eye) Johnson.
Contributions in John's memory may be made to Margaux's Educational Fund, in care ofthe Fox Valley Bank, 1600 E.Main St.,St.Charles, IL 60174.
Arrangements were made by Norris Funeral Home, St.Charles.
For information, (630) 584-2000 or www.NorrisFH.com

Delores M. Doherty
Mass for Delores M. Doherty, 70, of Arlington Heights, formerly of the Norwood Park community of Chicago, will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m.Saturday, at Immaculate Conception Church at Harlem and Talcott Ave., Chicago.
Born March 1, 1928, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital.Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Ms.Doherty worked for Illinois Bell Telephone Company as an accounting clerk.
She was the sister of Lorraine (the late Daniel) McCambridge of Crystal Lake, James (Marion) Doherty of Des Plaines, Shirley (the late Linus `Bill') Kelly of Arlington Heights and Phyllis (the late John) Hoch ofArlington Heights; and fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at M.J. Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N. Northwest Hwy.,Chicago.
Memorials may be made to the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd.,Chicago, IL 60607.
For information, (847) 823-6540.

Astrid M. Faunce
Memorial services for Astrid M. Faunce (nee Lassesson), 92, of Rolling Meadows, will be held at noon Sunday, at St. John United Church of Christ, 1445 W.Algonquin Road, Palatine.
Born Feb. 9, 1906, in Minnesota, she died Monday, Aug.31, 1998, at her home.  Burial will be private.
A homemaker, Mrs. Faunce was the wife of the late Harold; mother of Beverly (late Russell) Adkins; grandmother of Randall (Linda) and Robin (Joseph) Lasnoski; sister of the late Helena; and great-grandmother of Nathan, Kent and Brittney.
Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ.
Arrangements were made by Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, Arlington Heights.
For information, (847) 253-5423.

Clifford `Cliff' E. Fricano
Services for Clifford `Cliff' E. Fricano, 19, of Wynn, Tenn., formerly of Aurora, will be held at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, at Fox River Valley Baptist Church in Aurora.  The Rev. Terry Crague, pastor, will officiate.
Born Feb. 13, 1979, in Chicago, to Joseph and Barbara (nee Burton) Fricano, he died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, in West Memphis, Tenn., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Interment will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Hillside.
Cliff was a member of Fox River Valley Baptist Church in Aurora.  He will be dearly missed by his beloved family.
Surviving are his parents, Joseph and Barbara Fricano of Aurora; fiancee, Gail Wilson of Wynn; sister, Juliann (Jeff) Elders of Aurora; two brothers, including his twin, Joseph P. Fricano Jr., and Christopher M.J.
Fricano, both of Aurora; paternal grandparents, Joseph M. and Rosemary Fricano; aunts, Darlene Smith of Tullahoma, Ala., Shirley (Troy) Van Hoose of Hoffman Estates and April (Don) Handy of Oshkosh, Wis.; uncles, Everett (Darlene) Burton of Tullahoma, Kenneth Burton of Wynn, Samuel (Marge) Fricano of Chicago, Michael Fricano of Largo, Fla., Frank Fricano of Florida, Tony Fricano of Chicago, Patrick (Chrissy) Fricano of Chicago and Johnny (Tina) Fricano of Chicago; and two nieces, Adrieene Nolan and Karriann Elders.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clifford and Hypatia `Peggy' Burton; and nephew, Sammy Fricano.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and from 2 to 8 p.m.Monday, at Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia. He will also lie in state from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the church.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Fox River Valley Baptist Church, 4 S 040 Randall Road, Aurora, IL 60506.
For information, (630) 879-7900.

Michael A. Graziano
Services for Michael A. Graziano, 81, of Prophetstown, Ill., formerly a resident of the Lexington Retirement Center in Elmhurst, will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at Beidelman Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W.
Van Buren, Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.,at St.Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Road, Naperville.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Prophetstown.  Interment will be private.
Mr. Graziano was an electrician and owned his own business for many years.
Surviving are his wife, Rose Graziano (nee Desideri); two daughters, Carol Graziano Nicholson and Sandra M. (Tom) Zelinski; two brothers, Harry (Fannie) Graziano and Paul (Kay) Graziano; sister, Angela (Robert) Gragni; seven grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, Christopher, Craig, Michele, Jacqueline and Lisa; and two great-grandchildren, Michael and Amanda.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Giacomo and Theresa (nee Cassale) Graziano.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 355-0264.

Herman T. `Babe' Hvidhyld
Funeral services for Herman T. `Babe' Hvidhyld, 67, a 31-year resident of Elk Grove Village, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road (three blocks south of Biesterfield Road), Elk Grove Village.
Born in Chicago, he died Tuesday, Sept.1, 1998. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.
Mr.Hvidhyld was an employee of Illinois Bell for 30 years before retiring.
He was the father of Mark (Janet) and Michael; brother of Neil; grandfather of Eric, Amanda and the late Ashley; loving friend of Joann Leigh; and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
For information, (847) 640-0566.

Stanley A. Jans
Memorial services for Stanley A. Jans, 58, of Naperville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville.
Born Aug.14, 1940, in Berwyn, he died Wednesday, Sept.2, 1998, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove.  Interment will be private.
Mr. Jans had beena resident of Naperville for the past year, having moved there from Glendale Heights.
He was a certified nuclear power plant welder and had worked for the Danley Machine Shop in Cicero for 7 1/2 years and Electro Motive for many years.  He was most recently the manager of Oil X-Change in Schaumburg.  Mr.Jans was also a Navy veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Christine Jans (nee Guarine) of Naperville; mother, Genevieve Jans of Willowbrook; sons, Alfred (Judy) Rynne of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Michael (Patricia) Rynne of Naperville; daughters, Kristine Rynne of Batavia, Andrea Rynne of Pompano Beach, Fla.,Christine Jans, Linda Jans and Terri Jans; sisters, Georgianna Bird of Willowbrook and Bonita (Jim) Hank of Kenosha, Wis.; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bernard Jans.
A memorial visitation will be held from noon until the time of services at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.
Memorials in Mr. Jans' name may be made to the American Lung Association, 1749 S. Naperville Road, Suite #202, Wheaton, IL 60187.
For information, (630) 355-0264.

Bert Ketz
Services for Bert Ketz, 63, of St. Charles, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, at Fox Valley Presbyterian Church, 227 East Side Dr., Geneva.
Born June 12, 1935, in Sheboygan, Wis., he died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at home.  Interment will be private.
Before his retirement, Mr. Ketz had been an employee of AT & T for 32 years.  He was a member of the church and the St. Charles American Legion.
Survivors include his son, Paul; and nieces, Renee Fuhrman and Cheryl Hallwachs.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Priscilla; and brother, Warren.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of services Sunday, at the church.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 410 S. Hager Ave., Barrington, IL 60010.
Arrangements were made by Yurs Funeral Home, St.Charles.
For information, (630) 584-0060.

Charles L. Kleinofen
Memorial services for beloved husband, father, grandfather, mentor and friend, Charles L. Kleinofen, 82, of Rockford, formerly of Arlington Heights, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.12, at River Bluff Nursing Home, Rockford.
Born May 23, 1916, in Evanston, he died Tuesday, Sept.1, 1998, at River Bluff Nursing Home.
Mr. Kleinofen was married to Helen Baeger May 10, 1941, in Arlington Heights, and lived there until moving to Rockford in 1986.  Employed by Union '76 Oil as a computer operations manager, he retired in 1973.  Charlie enjoyed and excelled at golfing and bowling, and enjoyed the comraderie of his family, friends and many acquaintances.
Survivors include his daughter, Jaclyn Hickey of Rockford; grandsons, Sean (Melissa) Hickey of Miami, Fla., and Shane (Becky) Hickey of Osceola, Ind.; great-grandchildren, Zacree, Sarah and Caylynn; brother, Walter Kleinofen of Lake Forest; nieces, Joanne (Don) Murray, Lois (Richard) Mengarelli, Nancy (Geary) Axen; nephew, Roger (Jean) Baeger; numerous great-nieces and -nephews; and special friend, Mary Salvi.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; brothers, Edward and Fredrick; and sisters, Genevieve and Charlotte.
Memorials may be made to River Bluff Nursing Home.
Arrangements were made by Fred C. Olson Funeral Chapels Ltd., Rockford.
For information, (815) 963-9251.

Dorthea H. Kornacker-Larson
A memorial service for Dorthea H. Kornacker-Larson, 74, of El Cajon, Calif., formerly a resident of Chicago and Waukegan and a summer resident of Ellison Bay (Door County), Wis., will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept.12, at Ephraim Moravian Church in Ephraim, Wis.
Born Jan.5, 1924, in Peoria, she passed away Tuesday, Sept.1, 1998, at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville.  Interment will be in the Ephraim Moravian Church Cemetery.
Dorthea received her nursing degree and was a former employee of Grant Hospital in Chicago.
Surviving are her children, Jeff (Linda) Kornacker of Gurnee and Nancy (Timothy) Christofferson of Ephraim; and grandchildren, Jennifer, Jamie, Eric, Matthew, Dorthea and Paul.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Delma Densch; first husband, Joseph Kornacker, in 1985 and second husband, Robert Larson, in 1995; son, Paul Kornacker in 1997; and brothers, Jesse Ward Densch and Wayne M. Densch.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, to the American Heart Association, or to the Intensive Care Unit of Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
Arrangements were made by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, Libertyville.
For information, (847) 362-3009.

Louis Kuznik
Services for Louis Kuznik, 91, of Greenwood, Wis., formerly of Waukegan, will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, at the Gurnee/Salata Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee.
Born April 21, 1907, in Steger, Ill., he died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at the Rolling Hills Manor after a short stay.  Interment will follow the services, in North Shore Cemetery.
Mr. Kuznik had lived in Waukegan for 80 years before moving to Greenwood.  He owned his own woodworking business in the 1950s-1960s, retiring in 1969.  He moved to the country in Greenwood, where he enjoyed cutting wood.  He had been a member of the Carpenters Union Local 250 for more than 60 years and the Slovene National Benefit Society all of his life.
Surviving are his daughter, Marilyn Dobrzenski of Waukegan; two grandchildren, Jody (Jim) Ohlwein of Beach Park and John Dobrzenski of Waukegan; great-grandson, James Deadrick of Beach Park; and two nieces.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary `Marie' Kuznik; son-in-law, John Dobrzenski; parents, Louis and Mary (nee Ceferin) Kuznik; and two sisters, Mary Wisse and Wilka Jones.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 244-1155.

Ruth E. Law
Services for Ruth E. Law, 90, of Lake In The Hills, formerly of Crystal Lake, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, at Laird Funeral Home, 120 S. Third St.,West Dundee.  Rev. Richard M. Russo will officiate.
Born May 11, 1908, in Chicago, the daughter of George and Mary Ann Reinhart, she died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at the Apostolic Christian Resthaven. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Survivors include her children, Thomas Law of St.Petersburg, Fla., John Law of Lansing, Ill.and Ruth (Tom) King of Lake In The Hills; grandchildren, Tom and Scott Law, Christine (Doug) Weaver, Jeffrey Law, Casarsh (Bruce) Stark and Matthew King; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Lou Joyce of Chicago.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Tom in 1980.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Apostolic Christian Resthaven.
For information, (847) 836-8770.

Anna Marie Lowery
Prayers for Anna Marie Lowery (nee Loughlin), 82, of Chicago, will be said at 9;15 a.m.Saturday, at Cooney Funeral Home, 3552 Southport Ave.,Chicago.Mass will follow at 10 a.m.at St.Clement Church, Chicago.
Born Sept.4, 1915, in Chicago, she died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at Weiss Hospital.Burial will be in St.Joseph Cemetery, River Grove.
She was the wife of the late Martin P.; mother of Kathleen (late Tom) Anzalone of Schaumburg, Michael and Robert CPD (Sandra) Lowery; grandmother of Lori (Steven) Devlin, Joseph (Sandy) and David (Lisa) Anzalone, and Kerry and Brian Lowery; and great-grandmother of Briana, Thomas and Brandon Anzalone, and Sean Devlin.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (773) 472-5650.

Robert Evans Lyon
A memorial service for Robert Evans Lyon will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrections, (Route 59, one block south of Roosevelt), West Chicago.
He was with his family when he died Monday, Aug.31, 1998, at his home in Wheaton.  Interment will be private.
Dr. Lyon, 74, was a resident of Wheaton for 30 years.  He was born Oct.21, 1923, Mancelona, Mich.  Following service in the Army during World War II, he received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology.
Dr. Lyon was awarded afellowship to Columbia University in NYC in 1949, and in 1953, received a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan. He was licensed as a professional civil engineer in the state of Indiana, and taught review courses at Purdue University.He was granted an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1964 and was initiated to Beta Gamma Sigma.
He joined Standard Oil of Indiana in 1953 as a chemical engineer and later joined America International Oil Company and worked for the Chicago office of Amoco as an international economist for acquisitions and divestitures until his retirement in 1983.After his retirement, he was a volunteer tax consultant for AARP and became interested in genealogy, and was granted life memberships in the Mayflower Society, the Order of Charlemagne andFounders and Patriots.
He is survived

Margret M. Masucci
Prayers for Margret M. Masucci (nee Weaver), 94, of Glenview, Ill. and Tamarack of Palatine, formerly of Margate City, N.J., will be said at 9:30 a.m.Saturday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N.Northwest Hwy., Palatine.Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St.Theresa Catholic Church, 465 N. Benton St., Palatine.
Born Nov.18, 1903, in Philadelphia, Pa., she died Tuesday, Sept.1, 1998, at Maryhaven Nursing Center in Glenview. Burial will be in St.Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.
A homemaker, she was the mother of Louis (Patricia) Masucci of Fox Lake; grandmother of six; great-grandmother of 13; and was preceded in death by her husband, Louis P. Mauscci in Oct.1993; and also one brother and sister.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until the time of prayers Saturday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated for the American Diabetes Association, 6 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60602 or Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston, IL 60201.
For information, (847) 358-7411.

Bernice C. McMahon
Prayers for Bernice C. McMahon (nee Higgins), of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Des Plaines, will be said at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave. (two blocks south of Dundee Rd.), Wheeling.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Church, Buffalo Grove.
Born in Chicago, she died Saturday, Aug. 29, 1998, in Florida.  Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
She was the wife of Peter H. McMahon Sr.; mother of Peter Jr. (Kathleen) of Kildeer, Michael (Deborah) of Batavia and the late Susan McMahon; sister of Mary (late J.G.) Bolinger of Chicago, Gini (late Ray) Costello of Miami, Fla., Dorothy (Bernard) Glennon of Chicago, Grace Higgins of Chicago, Charlotte (Robert Sr.) Mallon of Oak Park and the late James Higgins; and grandmother of nine.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Misericordia North, 6300 N.Ridge Ave.,Chicago, IL 60660.
For information, (847) 537-6600.

Claude C. Miner Memorial services for Claude C. Miner, 80, of St. Charles, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Church of God of Prophecy, 300 S. 4th St., St. Charles.
Born Dec. 19, 1917, in Johnston City, Ill., the son of John and Bertha Moorehead, he died Thursday, Sept.
3, 1998, at home.  Interment will be private.
A member of thechurch, he is survived by his wife of 59 years, Maudie; daughters, Claudette Krull of St.
Charles and Shirley (George) Brown of Geneva; grandchildren, Kim (Joe) Agosta of Chicago, Kellie (John) Yanni of St. Charles and David (Kathy) Brown of Aurora; great-grandchildren, Nicole, Michael, Samantha, Ashley, John Jr., Rebecca and Kathryn; and sister, Rosalie (Cecil) Murphy of Johnston City, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and one sister.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to VNA Hospice of Fox Valley, 1245 Corporate Blvd.,Aurora, IL 60504.
Arrangements were made by Yurs Funeral Home, St. Charles.
For information, (630) 584-0060.

Dorothy G. Moskal
Services for Dorothy G. Moskal (nee Rosenberger), 77, of Rolling Meadows, will begin with prayers at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, and continue with Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Colette Church, 3900 Meadow Drive, Rolling Meadows.
Born Dec. 14, 1920, she died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at Alden Valley Ridge Healthcare Center, Bloomingdale.  Burial will be in Maryhill Cemetery.
Mrs. Moskal was employed as an accountant for an automobile dealer.
She was the wife of the late Walter Moskal; mother of Jerry (Sherre) and the late Robert Moskal; grandmother of four; great-grandmother of one; sister of the late Marion Peterson and Roger, John, and Robert Rosenberger; aunt of many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and greatnephews; and mother-in-law of Judy Moskal.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until the time of prayers at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 253-0168.

Norine Neil
Services for Norine Neil (nee Ludwig), 63, of Ingleside, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, at the K.K. Hamsher Funeral Home, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Road, Fox Lake (The Chapel At The Lake).  The Rev. John Zellmer will officiate.
Born July 14, 1935, in Chicago, to William and Anna (nee Richter) Ludwig, she died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at her home.  Burial will follow services, in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
Before her retirement, Mrs. Neil had been employed at Motorola in Libertyville and at Baxter Laboratories in Round Lake.  She was a former member of the Fox Lake Moose Lodge and was an avid bingo player.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Neil of Ingleside; son, Richard (Kimberly) Neil of Missouri; daughters, Sheryl Freeman of Wisconsin and Betty (Ronald) Kraus of Ingleside; seven grandsons; two granddaughters; and one great-grandson. She is also survived by her brother, Robert (June) Ludwig of Elmwood Park; sisters, Margaret (Bill) Mickulcich of Roselle, Dorothy (Raymond) Wells of Algonquin, Shirley (George) Knotek of Ingleside, Betty (Bernard) Russo of Chicago, Charline Bernard of Chicago, Sheila (Izzat) Zoibi of Arlington Heights and Patsy Morphew of Antioch; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Carl Ludwig; and sister, Lillian Wells.
Friends of the family may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 587-2100.

Josephine T. Pasternak
Prayers for Josephine T. Pasternak (nee Raczka), 85, of Mount Prospect, will be said at 10:45 a.m.today, at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E.Rand Road, Mount Prospect, followed by Mass at 11:30 a.m.at St.Raymond Church, Mount Prospect.
Born Aug.2, 1913, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, Sept.1, 1998, at Evanston Hospital.Burial will be in Maryhill Cemetery in Niles.
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Frank E. Pasternak; mother of Frank J. (Betty) Pasternak and Virginia (Joseph) Stefanik; sister of Laura Mostek, Dorothy Yost, Eleanor Andrzejewski and Irene Adams; grandmother of Steven (Robin) Stefanik, Gary (Henke) Stefanik, Frank T. (Laurie), Nancy and Victoria; and great-grandmother of six.
For information, (847) 394-2336.

Serena L. Petersdorf
Services for Serena L. Petersdorf, 95, of Elgin, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Wait-Ross, Allanson Chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin.
Born Jan.11, 1903, in Wasco, Ill., she died Monday, Aug.31, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center.
Burial will be in Bartlett Cemetery.
Mrs. Petersdorf was a homemaker and also a member for more than 44 years of the Elgin `Watch City' VFW Post #1307 Auxiliary.
She was the beloved wife of the late Adolph Petersdorf, whom she married in 1921 and who preceded her in 1966; loving mother of Robert (Alice) Petersdorf of Elgin, Marie (James) Millmaker of Elgin, Serena R.
Petersdorf of South Elgin, Laura Miller of Carpentersville, Lois Selpien of Bensenville, Ruth Weed of Florida, Carol (Edward) Bryant of Elgin and Barbara (Billy) Hayes of Elgin; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and four nephews.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 2 p.m.Saturday, at the funeral chapel.
Please omit flowers.  Memorials may be made to the Department of Illinois VFW Cancer Memorial Fund or to the family.
For information, (847) 742-2100.

Adeline K. Powers
Prayers for Adeline K. Powers (nee Knight), 84, an 8-year resident of Buffalo Grove, formerly of Oak Park for more than 40 years, will be said at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd. (two blocks north of Lake-Cook Rd.), Buffalo Grove.Mass will follow at 9 a.m. at St. Mary Church, Buffalo Grove.
Born in Minneapolis, Minn., she died Wednesday, Sept.2, 1998, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.  Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Mr. John Farrell Powers, he died in 1968; mother of John F.
(Marianne) Powers Jr. and Joan P. (Michael) Turnbull; sister of Evelyn (Elmer) Solnes; and grandmother of Christopher, Michael and Katherine Powers, and Mark and Meghan Turnbull.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials to the American Heart Associationare appreciated.
For information, (847) 215-6656.

Lance Cpl. Raymond W. Quiroz
Funeral services for Lance Corporal Raymond W. Quiroz, 20, of Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin.
The Rev. David Peckwill officiate.
Born Dec.16, 1977, in Elgin, the son of Raymond and Naomia Wilson Quiroz, he died Sunday, Aug.30, 1998, in San Bernardino, Calif.  Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin.
Raymond had been a resident of South Elgin and Elgin all of his life.  A 1996 graduate of St. Edward High School, he had been currently stationed at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Survivors include his mother of Elgin and father of Schaumburg; three sisters, Rebecca Payne of Cortland, Ill., Julianne Jachec of Riverside, Ill. and Leslie (Rick) Chenoweth of Woodridge, Va.; and many aunts, uncles and nieces.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 741-8800.

Victor L. Reber Memorial Services for Victor L. Reber, 93, of Cordova, Tenn., formerly of St. Charles, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at St.Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Memphis, Tenn.
Born Dec.19, 1904, in Poland, Mr. Reber died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at St. Francis Nursing Home in Memphis, Tenn.  Interment was private in Union Cemetery, St. Charles.
Prior to his retirement, he was coowner of Reber and Foley Garage and Gas Station in St. Charles.  He was a member of St. John Neumann Church until 1991, when he and his wife moved to Memphis.
Survivors include his wife, Ethyl Rowcliffe Reber; daughter, Carol R. (William) Neyens of West Des Moines, Iowa; son, James H. (Marjorie) Reber of Germantown, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John and Louie Reber; and sisters, Ann Vermaat and Mary Parkinson.
There will be no visitation.
Contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
Local arrangements were made by Yurs Funeral Home, St. Charles.
For information, (630) 584-0060.

J. Nadene Reed
Services for J. Nadene Reed, 71, of Batavia, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, at Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. Third St., St.Charles.  The Rev. Doug Dunton will officiate.
Born Sept. 18, 1926, in Alma, Ga., to Ernest Tomberlein and Lucille Wilson, she died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva.  Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Lake City, Fla.
Mrs. Reed is survived by her sons, Shellie (Debbie) Reed of Batavia and Gregory (Sheri) Reed of Munster, Ind.; grandchildren, Christopher (Carla) Reed, Paul Reed, Kelly (Steve) Ruckert, Joshua Reed and Eric Reed; great-grandchildren, Kyle Ruckert, Wilson Reed and Sara Reed; sister, Virginia (John) Grubbs of Lake City; and nephews, Timothy and John.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of services at 5 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 584-2000, or www.NorrisFH.com.

Dr. E. Alan Richardson
Services for Dr. E. Alan Richardson, 70, of Carpentersville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at First United Methodist Church, Arlington Heights.
Born June 7, 1928, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of Edwin and Martha Muller Richardson, he died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. Burial will be private.
He was a clinical psychologist in the Chicago area for more than 35 years and was formerly an ordained Presbyterian minister for 10 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred; daughter, Ann (Joe) Piscitello of Des Plaines; sons, Reverend Mark (Barbara) Richardson of Florida, Dr. Brian (Jeannie) Richardson of Arlington Heights, James Richardson of Maryland and Peter Richardson of Des Plaines; nine grandchildren; and sister, Nancy Bartecki of Evergreen Park.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements were made by Stout-Madison Funeral Home, Elgin.
For information, (847) 742-7000.

William M. Schibur
Services for William M. Schibur, 64, of Winfield, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Winfield United Methodist Church, Jefferson and Sunnyside, Winfield.
Born March 26, 1934, in Racine, Wis., he died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998, in Sussex, Wis.  Private interment will be in Wheaton Cemetery.
Mr. Schibur grew up in Waukesha and Oconomowoc, Wis. with his brothers, Gerald and Richard.  He met his future wife, Beverly J. Trottman at Oconomowoc High School. After attending college at University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, he married Beverly J. Trottman in 1957.  After marriage, they moved to Wheaton and William worked as a reporter for the Chicago American newspaper.  Later, he worked for Northern Illinois Gas, where he stayed until retirement at age 58, as Director of Governmental Relations.
He is survived by his children, Ann (William) Sutman, Jane (Mark) Mueller, Mark (Gina) Schibur and William (Darla) Schibur; grandchildren, Lauren and Mark Sutman, Daniel, Amanda and Abigail Mueller, Haley Schibur and William Schibur; and brother, Gerald Schibur of Wheaton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly, in June 1990; and brother, Richard.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N.Main St.,Wheaton.
For information, (630) 668-0027.

James R. Seanor
Services for James R. Seanor, 80, a retired Geneva Police Sergeant, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at YursWittenberg Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St. (Route 38), Geneva.   Rev. Larry Hilkemann and Rev. Melissa Earley will officiate.
Born July 11, 1918, in West Chicago, the son of James Ronald Seanor and EthelSeanor, he died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at home in Geneva.  Burial will be in Oak Woods Cemetery, West Chicago.
Jim was a member of the Geneva United Methodist Church in Geneva, Geneva Masonic Lodge #139 A.F. & A.M., American Legion Post #75 of Geneva, Batavia V.F.W., Illinois Police Association, B.O.Y.S. Club and former member of the Geneva Police Pension Fund Board.
He was a Geneva Police Officer for 27 years and retired in 1976, as a sergeant.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret; sons, James R. Seanor and John R. Seanor both of Geneva; sister, Mary Jane Seanor of Geneva; and granddaughter, Kelly.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church of Geneva, 211 Hamilton St., Geneva, IL 60134 or VNA Hospice Program, 1245 Corporate Blvd.,Aurora, IL 60504.
For information, (630) 232-7337.

Ransom D. Slayton
Services for Ransom D. Slayton, 81, of Glenview, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept.10, at Glenview Evangelical Free Church, corner of Golf and Shermer Rds., Glenview.
Born March 10, 1917, in Salem, Neb., he died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998, at Evanston Hospital.  Interment will held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept.11, in Chapel Hill Gardens West, Route 83 and Roosevelt Rd., Oakbrook Terrace.
Retired from Teletype Corportion, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret M.Slayton (nee Ang), and is survived by his children, R. Duane Slayton, David Slayton, Paul (MaryAnn) Slayton, Sharon (Duayne) Manz and Karla (Stephen) Fogel; sisters, Mary (Charles) Dornes and Alice (Walter) Braun; 10 grandsons; five granddaughters; and one stepgrandson.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept.10, at N.H. Scott and Hebblethwaite Funeral Home, 1240 Waukegan Rd. (two blocks south of Lake Ave. on west side), Glenview.
Memorials may be made to Glenview Evangelical Free Church, 2 Shermer Rd., Glenview, IL 60025.
For information, (847) 998-1020.

Winifred G. Smith
Memorial services for Winifred G. Smith, 98, of Florida and Wisconsin, will be held at 1 p.m.Saturday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Rd., Lake Zurich.
Born June 9, 1900, in England, she died Thursday, Sept.3, 1998, in Lake Zurich.  Interment will be private.
She was the wife of the late Robert; mother of Ralph (Carol); grandmother of five; great-grandmother of 15; great-great-grandmother of four; and sister of two brothers.
She was preceded in death by one brother; and two sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 777 Central Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035.
For information, (847) 540-8871.

Ruth Stam
Services for Ruth (Wahlstrom) Stam, 84, a resident of the Windsor Park Manor in Carol Stream, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St.,Wheaton.  Rev. Paul Sadler will officiate.
Born July 2, 1914, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998.  Private interment will be in Mount Olive Cemetery, Chicago.
Mrs. Stam was a homemaker much of her life, but also worked in the offices of the Berean Bible Society for several years.  Her home and family occupied much of her life and brought her much joy.  She was a member of the Elmwood Park Bible Church where she was very involved for many years.
Mrs. Stam was the wife of the late Irving G. Wahlstrom for 38 years, and is survived by her husband of 21 years, Rev. Cornelius R. Stam; daughter, Grace (Ken) Frizane of Mount Prospect; granddaughter, Kathlynn (Ray) Montonera of Palatine; great-grandsons, Darrell and Andrew Montonera; brother and sisterin-law, John and Lenore Nelson of Wilmette; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her older sister, Gertrude.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be directed to WMBI Radio, 820 N. LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60610, the Berean Bible Society or the Elmwood Park Bible Church.
For information, (630) 668-0027.

Lois L. Stenstrop
Prayers for Lois L. Stenstrop will be said at 9 a.m. Saturday, followed by a chapel service at 10 a.m., at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle.
Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Blue Island.
She was the devoted mother of Linda (Darren) Reboletti and Leslie Stenstrop.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Please omit flowers.
For information, (630) 889-1700.

Mary E. Townsend
Private funeral services will be held for Mary E. Townsend, 55, of Elmhurst.
Born June 3, 1943, in Tarentum, Pa., she died Monday, Aug. 31, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Hospice House.
Burial will be private.
Ms. Townsend had been employed as a factory worker.
Surviving are her sons, Wesley (Lena) Frain of Elmhurst, Joseph (Teresa) Frain of Mount Prospect and Dallas S. Frain of Modesto, Calif.; daughter, Christina Frain of Antioch; and six grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Carolyn (Harry) Barclay; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Earl B. Townsend.
Arrangements were made by Wait Ross, Allanson Funeral Home, Elgin.
For information, (847) 742-2100.

Fernando Vasquez
Services for Fernando Vasquez will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m. at St.
Walter Church.  Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park.
Mr. Vasquez was a longtime employee of Sloan Valve and was a member of the United Steel Workers Local 7999.
He was the beloved husband of Laura Vasquez (nee Santisteven); devoted father of Stephen (Anita) Vasquez, Sharon (John) Almdale and Stella (Ron) Pavlak; fond grandfather of Charles, Michael, Katrina, Felicia, Michael, Laura (James) Murphy, Dianna, Sara, Mark and Natalie; dear brother of Alicia (Guadalupe) Avila, Michael (Mary Lou) Vasquez, Esperanza (John) Serritos, Mary Lou (Robert) Morales, John (Darlene) Vasquez and the late Lenord (Margaret) Vasquez; and dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
For information, (630) 889-1700.

Adolph Venere
Funeral services for Adolph Venere, 98, a 60-year resident of Wood Dale, will begin at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale, and continue to Holy Ghost Church for a 10 a.m. Mass.
Mr.Venere died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998. Entombment will be in Queen of Heaven Mausoleum.
He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy (nee Cirelli); loving father of Lawrence (Phyllis), Richard (Joanne) and the late Peter Venere; dear grandfather of Nancy Gensen, Michael (Kathryn), John (Leslie), Adolph, Janelle (Paul) Mahoney and Thomas (Valerie) Venere; fond greatgrandfather of Kimberly, Kelly, Daniel, Rachel, Peter, Kevin, Michael, Anna, Laura, Jaclyn, Alyssa and Miles; and dear brother of Laura Meinardi and Annette Venere of Italy.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 766-3232.

Dianne Werdegar
A memorial service for Dianne Werdegar, 54, a resident of Naperville, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept.12, 1998, at the DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church, Warrenville and Yackley Road in Lisle.
Mrs. Werdegar grew up in Southbridge, Mass. and graduated from the state university in 1964, with a bachelor of science in nursing.  After holding a series of increasing responsible positions in New York City hospitals, she undertook a collaboration with her colleagues across the country to define the emerging profession of hospital infection control specialist.  In this capacity, she became a founding member of her profession's national organization, the Association of Practitioners of Infection Control.  Mrs.Werdegar served as the organization's treasurer and as the infection control coordinator for the Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut until a debilitating illness forced her early retirement in 1976.
Moving to Naperville from Connecticut in 1987, with her husband David and son, Stefan, Mrs. Werdegar eagerly channeled her energies into a variety of volunteer positions as a member of the DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church. Those who knew her well said that she showed the same dedication and enthusiasm for her workwithin the church, as she gave to her nursing profession.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 4S535 Old Naperville Rd.,Naperville, IL 60563.
For information, (630) 505-9408.

William A. Zahlman
Services for William A. Zahlman, of Elgin, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Community Funeral Home, Route 25, Dundee.
Mr. Zahlman died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center.  Burial will be in Dundee East Cemetery.
A Purple Heart Veteran, he was the husband of Peggy; father of William Jr. and Thomas Zahlman and Lisa Wood; grandfather of Chad, Gena and Carly Wood; and brother of Murial Saida.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 426-3474.

Theodore `Ted'  J. Zirbes Jr., 76, of Winfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 2.  Arrangements were made by Hultgren Funeral Home, Wheaton, (630) 668-0027.

Lorraine C. Zito (nee Tadda), 71, of Villa Park, died Wednesday, Sept. 2.   Arrangements were made by Humes Funeral Home, Addison, (630) 628-8808.


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