Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Richard Perry Slifer
Services for Richard Perry Slifer, 68, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights. Born April 28, 1930,in Pana, Ill., he died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery,Pana. He was the retired president of Slifer Packaging Systems in Itasca and volunteered endless hours to the Amatuer Hockey Association of Illinois. Survivors include his sons, Keith (Maggie) Slifer of Carmel, Ind. and Jason (Melissa) Slifer of Bedford, N.Y., and his grandsons, Josh and Jack. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 253-5423.

Frank John Sliva Jr.
Frank John Sliva Jr., 41, of Streamwood, passed away Friday, Sept.4, 1998. He was the beloved son of Bernadine and Frank Sliva Sr.; loving brother of Laurie (John) Schultz and Lisa (Rich) Largo; uncle of Derek, Sean and McKenna Schultz; and nephew of many aunts and uncles. Memorials may be made to your favoritecharity. Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, Streamwood. For information, (630) 837-8400.

Robert J. Slivinski
Funeral Mass for Robert J. Slivinski, 56, of a longtime resident of Libertyville, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Joseph's Church, 121 East Maple St. (one block north of Route 176), Libertyville. Born Sept.4, 1942, in Erie, Pa.,he passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove.Interment will be in Ascention Cemetery. Mr.Slivinski was a Navy veteran, having served on the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise.He wasan active member of St. Joseph's parish, where he also coached the girl's basketball team. Most recently he was a regional sales manager for Dynabrade, Inc. of Clarens, N.Y. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Donna Slivinski (nee Jurgaitis); daughters, Amy of Grayslake, and Jennifer and Emily of Libertyville; brothers, David Szymanowskiof Seattle, Wash.and James Szymanowski; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth Szymanowski and Walter Slivinski of Erie, Pa. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the McMurrough Funeral Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The FelicianSisters, Villa Maria Convent, 600 Doat, Buffalo, NY 14211. For information, (847) -362-2626.

Freeman H. Tarter
Funeral services for Freeman H. Tarter, 83, of Oregon, Ill., formerly of St.Charles, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, St.Charles, where he was a member.The Rev.Kenneth Ahlstrand will officiate. Born June 21, 1915, in Coalwood, W.Va.,he died Wednesday, Sept.3, at his daughter's home in Oregon.Burial will be in North Cemetery, St. Charles. At the age of 13, Mr.Tarter moved to Mooseheart, Ill.and graduated with the class of 1945. Before his retirement in 1980, he was employed by the Universal Water Softener Company in West Chicago and worked parttime for Parkway Press in Batavia for many years. He is survived by three daughters, Beverly (Dewey) Wyatt of Batavia, Donna (Jim) Rhodes of St.Charles and Peggy (Donald) Grandt of Oregon; sister, Mildred North of Clearwater, Fla.;10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. Tarter was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel, in 1985; his parents, Wiley and Rose Tarter; a brother; four sisters; and a grandson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E.Main St.,St.Charles. Contributions may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1145 N.5th Ave., St.Charles, IL 60174. For information, (630) 584-0060.

Dan E. Valosek
Memorial services for Dan E. Valosek, 67, of Palatine, will be held at 3 p.m.Monday,at Countryside Church, 1025 N. Smith Road, Palatine. Born March 25, 1931, in Chicago, he died Thursday, Sept.3, 1998, at home.  Burial will be private. He was a grade school teacher in Etna, Calif.and received his masters degre from the University of Chicago and enjoyed playing Duplicate Bridge with his friends. Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Carolyn Valosek (nee Gardner); sons, Laurent Valosek of San Francisco, Calif.,Anthony (Nicole) Valosek of Palmer, Alaska, Milan Kovacevic of San Diego, Calif., and Steven VorBau of Des Moines, Iowa; daughter, Kathe Bedwell of Des Moines, Iowa; sister, Dorothy Nakielny of Spokane, Wash.; grandchildren, Thomas and Joseph Bedwell; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard and his sister, Emma Molaro. Memorials may be made to the church or Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 410 Hager Road, Barrington, IL 60010. Arrangements were made by G.L. Hills Funeral Home, Des Plaines. For information, (847) 699-9003.
Emily L. Williams (nee Doering), 88, of Barrington, died Saturday, Sept.5. Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, Schaumburg, (847) 882-5580.

Crotia `Dee' Winstead
Services for Crotia `Dee' Winstead (nee Bartlett), 73, of Des Plaines, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Road (at Northwest Highway), Mount Prospect. Born April 5, 1925, she died Thursday, Sept.3, 1998.  Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She was the beloved wife of the late Earl Winstead; loving mother of John and Louis Winstead, Patricia (Richard A.) Kent and Debra Flerlage; and cherished grandmother of Danielle, David and Dori. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. For information, (847)255-7800.

Anna Wnek
Prayers for Anna Wnek (nee Greco), 81, will be said at 9 a.m. Tuesday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St.(3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd.), Roselle.  Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at Church of the Holy Spirit, Schaumburg.  Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley; devoted mother of Cory (Al) Fiene-Wilberg and Marguerite `Butchie' (Gerry) Galla; cherished grandmother of five; and great-grandmother of six. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral chapel. For information, (630) 889-1700.

Zenaite Yuroff
Services for Zenaite Yuroff, 88, a resident of West Chicago since 1954, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Williams-Woodward Funeral Home, 820 Pine St. (Route 59 and Pine), West Chicago.  The Rev. David Haley will officiate. Born Sept.7, 1909, in Chicapee, Kan., she died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at DuPage Convalescent Center in Wheaton.  Interment will be in Glen Oak Cemetery, West Chicago.  She was a cook for School District 33 prior to her retirement. Survivors include her children, Bill (Diane) Yuroff and Evelyn (Wayne) Todd; grandchildren, Steven (Alice), Dennis (Olga) Yuroff, and Sheila (Peter) Ghattas; great-grandchildren, Daniel and Nicole Ghattas; and sisgers, Marguerite Basco and Louise Fuller. She was preceded in death by her husband, William, in 1964; four brothers, Henry, Joffre, John and Louie DuPont; and two sisters, Marie Quilhot and Henrietta Simpson. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (630) 231-1300. 

Connelly J. Austin
Services for Connelly J. Austin, 50, of Chicago, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin. The Rev.  Eddie Burnett will officiate. Born July 27, 1948, in Chicago, to Sam and Agnes (nee Wills) Austin, he died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at Northwestern Hospital.  Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery.  Survivors include his mother, Agnes; sons, Connelly (Tiffany) Austin Jr. of Chicago and Maurice (Karen) Connelly of Chicago; sisters, Marion (Leo) Rainey of Chicago, Jane (Naseer) Muhammad of Hoffman Estates, Pat Eubanks of Elgin and Gwen (George) Guy of Schaumburg; brothers, Alvin (Melody) Austin of Elgin and Larry Austin of Elgin; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; one sister; and three brothers. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until the time of services at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 741-1128.

In Memoriam  J. Francis Pfrank
Sept. 7, 1922 - Jan. 19, 1995
Happy Birthday, Hon
What we would give to have you back for just a day.
When we think of all the good times we all had together, 
we can still smile in spite of our sadness.
We would rather have the heartache of missing you,
than lose a single memory of you and the family life we shared together.
Will love and miss you forever. Ginny and the family.

Katherine M. Bailie
Funeral services for Katherine M. Bailie (nee Loew), 87, a 30-year resident of Elk Grove Village, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Rd. (three blocks south of Biesterfield Rd.), Elk Grove Village.  Rev. R. Furreboe of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Mount Prospect, will officiate. Born in Chicago, she died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village. Interment will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Hillside.  A homemaker, she was the beloved wife of the late John W. Bailie; loving mother of Joan A. (Bert) Bell and Beverly L. Crum; fond sister of the late Peter Loew and Ella Hoffmann; dear grandmother of John (Beverly) Bell, Marvis (Pete) Nielsen, Keith (Peggy) Bell, Tim (Diane) Crum, Stacy Bostedt and Kelly Crum; and great-grandmother of Clay, Keely, Darby, Samantha, Allison, Jessica, Stephanie, Billy and Ireland. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 640-0566.

Dorothy M. Cameron
Services for Dorothy M. Cameron, 78, of Lake Como, Wis., formerly of Northbrook, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake. The Rev. Richard Rubietta of the United Protestant Church of Grayslake will officiate. Born Dec.14, 1919, in West Virginia, she passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at her residence. Mrs. Cameron had made her home in the Lake Geneva area since 1983. She leaves her sons, Ernest Cameron of Mundelein and Jeffrey (Meaghan) Cameron of Round Lake Park; four grandchildren; sisters, Avis Bell of Missouri and Rebecca (George) Hain of West Salem, Ill.; and brother, Joseph Hughes of Arco, Idaho. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Cameron, in November, 1984. Friends of the family may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral chapel. Contributions may be made in her memory to the American Lung Association. For information, (847) 223-8122.

Halina Charts
A funeral Mass for Halina Charts, 70, of Libertyville, will be held at 11 a.m.Wednesday, at St. Joseph Church, 121 E. Maple St., Libertyville. Born June 17, 1928, in Poland, she died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at home. Burial will be in Ascension Cemetery.  A retired seamstress, she was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville.  She was the daughter of the late Anthony and Harriet Zagajewski; wife of the late Thomas; mother of Richard (Denise) of Libertyville, George of Pine Top, Ariz., Mark of Treasuer Island, Fla., Thomas of Libertyville, Jacob of Tulsa, Okla., Mary (Jeff) Erb of Tulsa, Okla.and the late Christine; sister of Theodore (Casey) Zagajewski of Roselle, Irene (Stanley) Wiecek of Wood Dale, Genia Sobiesiak of Poland and Basia (Artur) Kwiatkowski of Poland; and grandmother of Kendra, Richard Jr., Matthew, Amelia and Nicholas Charts and Christopher, Luke, Benjamin, Anna, Helen, Noah, Aaron, Alexander and Marysia Erb. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, at McMurrough Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. For information, (847) 362-2626.

Edward H. Dannenberg
Edward H. Dannenberg, 87, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at his home. His loss is mourned by his beloved Mabel (nee Burnett), joined together in marriage for 64 years; his children, the late William Dannenberg, and survivors, Gail (David) Russell, Arthur (Gayle) Dannenberg, Herbert (Diane) Dannenberg; they loved him deeply.  He also enjoyed the blessings of eight grandchildren, Thomas, Elizabeth, Robert, David, Lacey, Luke, Meredith and Caitlin. Mr. Dannenberg was employed by UARCO and Marshall Fields; his true love and legacy were his wifeand family. Memorial services will be held at St.Paul's Church, Palatine, on Wednesday at noon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul's Church.

Twilah I. Darnall
Services for Twilah I. Darnall (nee Dorsett), 76, of Mount Prospect, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at All Saints Lutheran Church, 630 S. Quentin Road, Palatine. She died Saturday, Sept.5, 1998, at home. Entombment will be in the Old Mission Mausoleum in Kansas. A resident of Mount Prospect for 30 years, Mrs. Darnall had worked as a Learning Center clerk for District #59 at Grove Junior High School. She was also a member of the PEO of Mount Prospect. Survivors include her daughter, Denise (David) Long of Inverness; grandchildren, Robin and Ryan Long; and her dog, Rambeau. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Darnall. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, Ltd., 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 625 North Court, Suite #280, Palatine, IL 60067, or to Save-a-Pet Inc., 31664 N. Fairfield, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, (847) 358-7411.

Norma J. Dawson
A funeral Mass for Norma J. Dawson, 69, of Glendale Heights, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1555 Glen Ellyn Road, Glendale Heights. The Rev. David Dillon will officiate. Born March 2, 1929, in Chicago, she died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at DuPage County Convalescent Center, Wheaton. Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. A resident of Glendale Heights for more than 30 years, Mrs. Dawson had retired in 1989 from the clerical department of the DuPage County Sheriff's Office where she had worked for approximately 20 years. She was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Glendale Heights. Surviving are her children, Mary (Peter) Fugiel of Chicago and Elizabeth (Don) Workman of Glendale Heights; grandsons, Nicholas and Peter Fugiel; and brother, Romeo (Dorothy) DelFiacco of Franklin Park. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius C. Dawson; sister, Mary DelFiacco; and brothers, Gino and Bruno DelFiacco. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd., 565 Duane St., Glen Ellyn. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Diabetes Association, 6 N. Michigan Ave., Suite #1202, Chicago, IL 60602, would be appreciated. For information, (630) 469-0032.

James O. Dever
Services for James O. Dever, 58, a longtime resident of Winfield, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton. Born June 16, 1940, in Louisville, Ky., he died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at home.  Interment will be private. He owned and operated J.S.D. Enterprises and had been a missionary to Congo Africa (formerly Zaire).  Mr. Dever was a member of Glen Ellyn Gospel Chapel.  He had varied interests and abilities and was especially interested in computers. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; sons, Tim (Becky) of Sparta, Ill., David (Kimm) of Lombard and Nathan (Joy) of Aurora; grandchildren, Lexi, Triston and Colton; and four sisters. Mr. Dever was also close to his four brothers-in-law and sister-in-law and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Mamie Dever. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to `CMML' Christian Missions in Many Lands. For information, (630) 668-0027.

Zelma A. Doyle, 75, of South Elgin, died Friday, Sept.4, 1998. Arrangements are incomplete with Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-8800.

John F. Faulkner
Memorial services for John F. Faulkner, 76, of Glen Ellyn, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at First Presbyterian Church, 500 Anthony St., Glen Ellyn. The Rev. Jerry Andrews will officiate. Born March 17, 1922, in Oak Park, he died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at his home. Burial will be private in Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn. An Air Force veteran of World War II, Mr. Faulkner graduated from the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y.  He was active at First Presbyterian Church, where he was a Deacon, and was on the Human Relations Commission for the Village of Glen Ellyn. Mr. Faulkner was an avid tennis player, golfer, skier, basketball player and coached Little League. Survivors include his wife, Marjoria C. Faulkner of Glen Ellyn; children, Todd (Sonja) Faulkner of Glen Ellyn, Vicki (Fred) Giese of Orr's Island, Maine and Sue (Todd) Sprague of Tulsa, Okla.;sister, Peggy (Joe) Sindelar of Glen Ellyn; and six grandchildren, Lisa and Kristi Faulkner; Jason Faulkner Giese; and Aspen, Josh and Cory Sprague. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd., 565 Duane St., Glen Ellyn. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to the First Presbyterian Church, 500 Anthony St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137; Community Nursing Service, 690 E. North Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188; or the Hospice of DuPage, 690 E. North Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188. For information, (630) 469-0032.

Virginia D. Frederick
Funeral services for Virginia D. Frederick, 80, of Wonder Lake, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Patrick's Church (new church) in Wadsworth.  Father Barry McDermott will officiate. Born July 25, 1918, in Chicago, she died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at the home of her daughter in Gurnee.  Burial will be in Christ the King Cemetery, Wonder Lake. In 1980, Mrs. Frederick retired from the Sears in Woodstock as a retail clerk after 20 years of service.  She is survived by her daughter, Judy Lambert of Gurnee; two grandchildren, David Lambert of Grayslake and Heather Kerr of Waukegan; and a great-grandson, Michael.  She was preceded in death by her parents;uncle, Matt Hinz; and her beloved friend, Raymond Wenk, in 1992. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Marsh Funeral Home, 305 Cemetery Road, Gurnee. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the North Shore. For information, (847) 336-0127.

Glyn A. Fystro
Services for Glyn A. Fystro, 86, of Batavia, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. Third St., St. Charles. Born Dec. 9, 1911, in Jasper, Minn., to Gilbert O. and Mary (nee Lee) Fystro, he died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva.  Burial will be in Rosendahl Cemetery, Sherman, S.D.  A veteran, Mr. Fystro had served in the Navy during World War II aboard the USS Enterprise. Surviving are his brother, George (Lois) Fystro of St. Charles; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mabel Moxley; and two brothers, Henry and Gordon Fystro. Contributions in Mr. Fystro's memory may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church for the repair of the stained glass windows. For information, (630) 584-2000, or www.NorrisFH.com.

Virginia F. Geanconteri
Services for Virginia F. Geanconteri (nee Cognato), 78, of Des Plaines, will begin with prayers at 9 a.m. Wednesday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m., at St.Zachary Catholic Church, 567 W. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines. Born Sept.23, 1919, in Chicago, she died Friday, Sept.4, 1998. Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Among her special interests, Mrs. Geanconteri was a member of the Compobelle Club. She was the beloved wife of the late Mariano Geanconteri; loving mother of Mariano (Janice) Geanconteri, Anthony Geanconteri; JoAnn Geanconteri-Bosshart and Mary Ann Geanconteri; devoted grandmother of Jill, William, Jori, Kristian and Patrick Geanconteri and Jeremy and Jessica Bosshart; dear sister of Grace Luppino and the late Josephine, Michael and Edward; dear sister-in-law of Josephine Iemole; and caring aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Society. For information, (847) 882-5580.

Lloyd E. Hanson
Funeral services for Lloyd E. Hanson, 72, of Arlington Heights, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (four blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights.  Born Jan. 30, 1926, in Chicago, he died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at home.  Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. He was a retired employment counselor with Sheets Employment Agency and served in the Navy during World War II.  Survivors include his wife, Dorothy (nee Gruber); and daughters, Holly of Arlington Heights, Karen (Bill) Hood of McHenry and Dawn (fiance Glenn Rabick) of Arlington Heights. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 253-0168.

Patricia A. Hogan
A funeral Mass for Patricia A. Hogan (nee Blaney), 61, of Mount Prospect, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Thomas Becket Church, 1321 Burning Bush Lane, Mount Prospect. She will lie in state from 9:15 a.m. until the time of Mass. Born Oct. 24, 1936, in Denver, Colo., Mrs. Hogan died Thursday, Sept.3, 1998, at home.  Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. Patricia was the founder and owner of Second Chance in Prospect Heights for 25 years. Survivors include her husband of more than 40 years, Thomas E.; children, Thomas (Mary Ellyn), Christiane (Michael) Flood, Kerry (Tim) Fahey, Constance (Bryan) Foley and Katherine (Bill) Andres; grandchildren, Michael, Tommy, Matthew, Molly, Dana, Samantha, Tommy, Patrick, Erin, Colleen, Kylie, Billy and Micaela; mother, Anne Blaney; sister, Antonia (Jim) Driscoll; and brother, Robert (Jane) Blaney. She was preceded in deathby her son, Matthew and her father, Robert. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (four blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 625 North Court, Suite 280, Palatine, IL 60067. For information, (847) 253-0168.

Lennart Carl Johnson
Services for Lennart Carl Johnson, 70, of Schaumburg, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 208 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.  He will lie in state from 9 a.m. until the time of services. Born Nov. 3, 1927 in Chicago, Mr. Johnson died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, in Schaumburg. Burial will be in Ridgewood Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Anna (nee Troesken); sons, Lennart Jr., Wayne (Susan) Johnson and David (Shari) Johansson; daughters, Heidi (Grif) Searles and Debbie Johnson; and grandchildren, Peter and Kathryn Johnson. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials made to St. Peter Lutheran Church, 208 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60194 are appreciated. For information, (847) 882-5580.

Robert Leonard, 68, of Streamwood, died Friday, Sept. 4. Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Streamwood/Schaumburg, (630/847) 289-8054.

Donna K. Lownds
Prayers for Donna K. Lownds, 46, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Chicago, will be said at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Mass will follow at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, Arlington Heights. Ms. Lownds died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at home.  Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. A self-employed interior designer, she was the fiancee of Joseph Raducka; loving daughter of Shirley I. (nee Mickelsen) and the late Frank G.;sister of Mark (Marianne), Brian, John (Cheryl), Alan (Marianne), and the late Mary Julie and Paula (Donald) Verrette; and fond aunt of Katie, Laurie, Kyle, Kevin and Brittany. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 359-8020.

Robert E. McDougall
Prayers for Robert E. McDougall, 76, a 49-year resident of Palatine, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine.  A 10 a.m. Mass will follow at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 465 Benton St., Palatine. Born Sept. 6, 1922, in W. Brooklyn, Ill., he died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital. Interment will be in Palatine-Southside Cemetery. Mr. McDougall was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Alice (nee Burke), they were married for 56 years; children, Terry S. McDougall, Phyllis (Kenneth) Tomasheski and Roberta (Jack) LaGreca; brothers, Albert, Leo and Emmett McDougall; sisters, Darlene Hansen, LuAnn Sowa, Marilee Herchenbach; grandchildren, Courtney Ambos, Melissa Scott, Brad Tomasheski, Jack and James LaGreca, Kelly and Katie McDougall and Kayla Roy; and three greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and his grandson, Robby Ambos. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Marklund Childrens Home, 164 S. Prairie Ave., Bloomingdale, IL 60108; or MADD. For information, (847) 358-7411.

Julia `Jay' Morici
Services for Julia `Jay' Morici (nee Molini), 91, a 4-year resident of Naperville, formerly of Chicago, will begin Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, and continue to Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 26 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, for a 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Born Sept.12, 1906, in Chicago, she died Thursday, Sept.3, 1998, at Meadowbrook Manor of Naperville. Interment will be in St.Adalbert Cemetery, Niles. Mrs. Morici grew up on the near northwest side of Chicago. Although she was primarily a homemaker, she did own and operate an ice cream parlor located on the corner of Ohio and Leavitt St. She lived in Chicago until coming to Naperville four years ago. She was a member of Holy Rosary Parish in Chicago, and Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Naperville. Survivors include her children, Dolores Maros of Naperville, Philip (Darlene) Morici of Naperville and Michael Jr. (Linda) Morici of Naperville; grandchildren, Michael, Philip, Daniel, Christopher, Michael Jr. and Patrick; great-grandchildren, Joseph, Vincent, Dominic, Michael, Anthony and Kristy; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Sr., they wed on Sept. 25, 1927, and he passed away in 1972; infant son, Joseph; brother, Joseph Molini; and sister, Laura Cammarata. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (630) 355-0213.

William J. Noeth
Mass of Christian Burial for William J. Noeth, 91, of St. Charles, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, at St. John Neumann Church, Route 64 and Kirk Road, St. Charles.  Burial will be in Ressurection Cemetery, Geneva. Born Feb. 24, 1907, in Chicago, the son of John and Josephine (Thull) Noeth, he died at peace with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at Rosewood Care Center in Elgin. Mr. Noeth had been a member of Local 701, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers for more than 50 years. He was the cherished husband of Julie (nee Heniff) for 62 years; loved father of Janet (William) O'Connell of St. Charles and Thomas (Carol Bruno) of Oak Forest; PaPa of Julie Read, Carrie Jensen, Christopher O'Connell and Jason Noeth; and great-grandfather of three. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Mass, Tuesday, at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Noeth's memory may be made to Misericordia-Heart of Mercy Center, 6300 N.Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660 or St. John Neumann Church, 2900 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

Helen Peterson, 64, of Elgin, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998.  Arrangements are incomplete with Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-8800.

Faye F. Piraino
Prayers for Faye F. Piraino (nee Lombardo), 70, of Arlington Heights, will be said at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas of Villanova Church. Born Sept. 9, 1927, in Chicago, Mrs. Piraino died Friday, Sept.4, 1998, at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.  Entombment will be in All Saints Mausoleum, Des Plaines. Survivors include her husband, Joseph; sons, Roy and Jim (Bebbie) Piraino; daughter, Terry (Steve) Biro; and grandchildren, Chris, Mike and Scott Biro and Jim, Jackie and Michael Piraino. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Brother James Court Home for the Mentally Handicapped, Springfield, Ill.  For information, (847) 359-8020.

Marshall C. Read
Private funeral services for Marshall C. Read of Elgin will be held Tuesday, at Laird Funeral Home in Elgin. The Rev. Robert Wisehart will officiate. Born in Elburn, to Archie and Edna (nee Kahl) Read, he died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, in Sherman Hospital, Elgin.  Burial will be private, in Lakewood Memorial Park. Mr. Read had owned and operated Read's Barber Shop in Elgin since 1941. A veteran, he had served in the Army during World War II.  Mr. Read was also a member of First Baptist Church of Elgin. Survivors include his wife, Martha Read (nee Stadie); sons, Robert M. (Joyce) Read and Bruce A. Read, both of Elgin; grandchildren, Debra Jo (John) Golden and Susan Lynn (Darrell) Ingram; great-grandsons, Bradley and Aaron; sister, Marjorie Miller of Orlando, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Clarence Read. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church. For information, (847) 741-8800.

Theresa M. Rice
Services for Theresa M. Rice (nee DiRenzo), 67, of Elk Grove Village, formerly of Northlake, will begin with chapel prayers at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road (three blocks south of Biesterfield Road), Elk Grove Village, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m., at St. Julian Eymard Church. Born in Chicago, she died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Mrs. Rice was retired after 30 years of service for General Warehouse and Transport Company, where she was an account executive. Survivors include her children, James L. (Kathy) Rice, Annaree L. (Jeffrey) Suess, Eileen J. Rice and Terri M. (Mike) Levesque; grandchildren, Natalie, Thomas and Michael Rice, Eric and Nicole Suess, and Kevin, Amy, Tina and Marc Levesque; and brothers, Julio (Katie) DiRenzo, Vince (Janet) DiRenzo and Leo (Rosie) DiRenzo. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Rice, in 1973; brothers, Frank DiRenzo and John (Mary) DiRenzo; and sisters, Lucy Steiger, Vera (Louie) Evangelisti, Mary Keely and Jenny DiRenzo. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral chapel. Please omit flowers. For information, (847) 640-0566.

Effie Roesslein
Services for Effie Roesslein (nee Brown), 84, of Genoa City, Wis., formerly of Glenview, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Road (at Northwest Hwy.), Mount Prospect. Born Oct.3, 1913, in Hartford, Ark., she died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at Church Creek Health Care Center in Arlington Heights. Interment will be private. She was the retired owner of Big Oak Acres antiques shop in Genoa City, Wis. and was a special person who loved antiques, art and country living. She was the wife of the late Theodore Albert Roesslein; mother of Dennis (Corrie); grandmother of Kent and Karen; aunt of many nieces and nephews; and she is survived by many other family members and friends. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the time of services Tuesday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First Congregational Church of Genoa City; Prospect Heights Community Church, 400 N.Elmhurst Road, Prospect Heights, IL; or the American Cancer Society. For information, (847) 255-7800.

Phyllis J. Schaefer
Graveside services for Phyllis J. Schaefer, 80, a 9-year resident of Elgin, formerly alongtime resident of Roselle, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee. The Rev. Don Schmidt will officiate. Born June 14, 1918, in Bartlett, the daughter of Arthur and Lucy Hecht Kleinschmidt, she died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at Manor Healthcare Services in Elgin. Mrs. Schaefer was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Roselle and a charter member of American Legion Womens Auxiliary #1084 in Roselle.An accomplished pianist, she volunteered her musical talent for the Elgin Mental Health Center and played the piano for many clubs and organizations. Survivors include her aunt, Florence Kleinschmidt of Door County, Wis.; and six cousins, Hazel Smith of Elgin, Ruth Schuldt of Elgin, Betty (Marvin) Waterman of Carpentersville, Howard Lorenz of St. Charles, Audrey (Richard) Wascher of Sharon, Wis.and Judy (Cedric) Nelson of Door County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Schaefer, whom she married Sept.15, 1944. Arrangements were madeby Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee. For information, (847) 426-3436.

Edra L. Schmidt
Funeral services for Edra L. Schmidt, 75, of Naperville, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1550 Modaff Road, Naperville, with the Rev. Terry McReynolds officiating. Born March 31, 1923, in Big Springs, W.Va., she died Thursday, Sept.3, 1998, at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Interment will be in Wheatland Cemetery, Naperville. Mrs. Schmidt had been a resident of Naperville since 1953, coming from Matteson, Ill. She was a 4-H leader and assisted at the DuPage County Fair for many years. An Avon representative for 22 years, she was a member of the Alliance for the Mentally Ill of DuPage County and an active and very involved member of Bethany Lutheran Church since 1953. She is survived by her husband, Waldemar `Wally' Schmidt of Naperville; two sons, Harlan (Karen) Schmidt of Lombard and Charles (Arlene) Schmidt of Naperville; two daughters, Walena Schmidt of Naperville and Florence (Larry) Landorf of Warrenville; brother, William Snider of Cleveland, Ohio; three sisters, Mabel Strnad of Cleveland, Ohio, Florence Matyas of Brunswick, Ohio and Leona (Mitchel) Milanko of Brunswick, Ohio; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Florence (nee Weinrich) Snider; brother, Lewis Snider; and two sisters, Addie Richards and Rosemary Thompson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville. Memorials in Mrs.Schmidt's name may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church. For information, (630) 355-0264.

Edward F. Schmidt
A Mass of Christian Burial for Edward F. Schmidt, 59, of McHenry, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bully Valley Road, McHenry. Born Feb.12, 1939, in Chicago, to Adam and Louise (nee Engelbrecht) Schmidt, he died Sunday, Sept.6, 1998, at his residence.  Mr. Schmidt had been a resident of McHenry since 1981. For the past 32 years, he had worked for Conrail Railroad in Chicago. Mr. Schmidt was a member of the Church of the Holy Apostles in McHenry. Survivors include his wife, Linda Schmidt (nee Curtis); children, Margo (Loan) Lipipatvong of St. Charles, Donald (Robin) Schmidt of McHenry, Thomas (Cindy) Schmidt of Marengo, James (Toni) Schmidt of Bartlett, Kathleen (Keith) Rindt of Wonder Lake, Karen (Daniel) Wrobleski of McHenry, and Amy Schmidt of McHenry; grandchildren, Thomas Schmidt, Lisa Lipipatvong, Seth Lipipatvong, Samantha Schmidt, Kristopher Schmidt, Keith Rindt and Daniel Schmidt; and brothers and sisters, Dorothy(Roger) Eckhoff of Nashville, Tenn., Catherine Wilson of Appleton, Wis., and Harold Schaefer of Almound, Wis. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, at the George R. Justen and Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 720 Hager Ave., Barrington, IL 60010. For information, (815) 385-2400.

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 Rd.,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.

Robert J. Slivinski
Funeral Mass for Robert J. Slivinski, 56, of a longtime resident of Libertyville, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Joseph's Church, 121 East Maple St. (one block north of Route 176), Libertyville. Born Sept. 4, 1942, in Erie, Pa., he passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove. Interment will be in Ascention Cemetery. Mr. Slivinski was a Navy veteran, having served on the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. He was an active member of St. Joseph's parish, where he also coached the girl's basketball team. Most recently he was a regional sales manager for Dynabrade, Inc. of Clarens, N.Y.  Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Donna Slivinski (nee Jurgaitis); daughters, Amy of Grayslake, and Jennifer and Emily of Libertyville; brothers, David Szymanowski of Seattle, Wash.and James Szymanowski; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth Szymanowski and Walter Slivinski of Erie, Pa. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the McMurrough Funeral Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Felician Sisters, Villa Maria Convent, 600 Doat, Buffalo, NY 14211. For information, (847) 362-2626.

Freeman H. Tarter
Funeral services for Freeman H. Tarter, 83, of Oregon, Ill., formerly of St. Charles, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, St. Charles, where he was a member.  The Rev. Kenneth Ahlstrand will officiate. Born June 21, 1915, in Coalwood, W.Va., he died Wednesday, Sept.3, at his daughter's home in Oregon. Burial will be in North Cemetery, St. Charles. At the age of 13, Mr. Tarter moved to Mooseheart, Ill. and graduated with the class of 1945. Before his retirement in 1980, he was employed by the Universal Water Softener Company in West Chicago and worked parttime for Parkway Press in Batavia for many years. He is survived by three daughters, Beverly (Dewey) Wyatt of Batavia, Donna (Jim) Rhodes of St. Charles and Peggy (Donald) Grandt of Oregon; sister, Mildred North of Clearwater, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. Tarter was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel, in 1985; his parents, Wiley and Rose Tarter; a brother; four sisters; and a grandson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., St. Charles. Contributions may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1145 N. 5th Ave., St.Charles, IL 60174. For information, (630) 584-0060.

Danny L. Todd
Services for Danny L. Todd, 38, of Carpentersville, will be held at 11 a.m.Wednesday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee. Born Nov. 30, 1959, in Springfield, Ill., he died Saturday, Sept.5, 1998, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin. Burial will be private. A resident of the Carpentersville area for seven years, he was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose #1958 in Carpentersville. He was also an avid sportsman and for six years coached with the Meadowdale Little League. Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Donna Marie Kosin Todd, whom he married Sept.28, 1985; daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Alice Todd; parents, George and Aldene Todd Sr. of Springfield; brother, George (Kim) Todd Jr. of Springfield; sister, Tammy Todd of Springfield; father and mother-in-law, Tom and Peggy Kosin of Schaumburg; sister-in-law, Margaret (Pete) Igaunis; brothers-inlaw, Tom and Bob (Beth) Kosin; nephews, Bobby and Corey; and niece, Hannah. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents; and his brother, Kevin Todd. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sarah Todd Educational Fund, c/o Amcore Bank, Carpentersville. For information, (847) 426-3436.

Dan E. Valosek
Memorial services for Dan E. Valosek, 67, of Palatine, will be held at 3:30 p.m. today, at Countryside Unitarian Church, 1025 N. Smith Road, Palatine. Born March 25, 1931, in Chicago, he died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at home. Burial will be private. He was a grade school teacher in Etna, Calif.and received his masters degree from the University of Chicago and enjoyed playing Duplicate Bridge with his friends. Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Carolyn Valosek (nee Gardner); sons, Laurent Valosek of San Francisco, Calif., Anthony (Nicole) Valosek of Palmer, Alaska, Milan Kovacevic of San Diego, Calif., and Steven Vorbau of Des Moines, Iowa; daughter, Kathe Bedwell of Des Moines, Iowa; sister, Dorothy Nakielny of Spokane, Wash.; grandchildren, Thomas and Joseph Bedwell; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard and his sister, Emma Molaro. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 410 Hager Road, Barrington, IL 60010. Arrangements were made by G.L. Hills Funeral Home, Des Plaines. For information, (847) 699-9003.

Zenaite Yuroff
Services for Zenaite Yuroff, 88, a resident of West Chicago since 1954, will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at Williams-Woodward Funeral Home, 820 Pine St.(Route 59 and Pine), West Chicago. The Rev. David Haley will officiate. Born Sept.7, 1909, in Chicapee, Kan., she died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at DuPage Convalescent Center in Wheaton.Interment will be in Glen Oak Cemetery, West Chicago. She was a cook for School District 33 prior to her retirement. Survivors include her children, Bill (Diane) Yuroff and Evelyn (Wayne) Todd; grandchildren, Steven (Alice), Dennis (Olga) Yuroff, and Sheila (Peter) Ghattas; great-grandchildren, Daniel and Nicole Ghattas; and sisters, Marguerite Basco and Louise Fuller. She was preceded in death by her husband, William, in 1964; four brothers, Henry, Joffre, John and Louie DuPont; and two sisters, Marie Quilhot and Henrietta Simpson. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (630) 231-1300.

Gertrude L. Zaeske
Memorial services for Gertrude L. Zaeske, 86, of Elgin, will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin.  The Rev. Thomas O'Connor will officiate. Born Jan.15, 1912, in Germany, the daughter of William and Louise Ehrler, she died Saturday, Sept.5, 1998, in Elgin. Burial will be private. Mrs. Zaeske had been a resident of Elgin for most of her life.  A member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, she had been employed for more than 25 years before retiring. Survivors include her son, William H. (Mary Jo) Zaeske of Elgin; three grandchildren, Steven, Daniel and Cora Zaeske; and sister, Louise Ehrler of Elgin. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Henry, who died in 1991. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Paul's United Church of Christ or the Anderson Animal Shelter. For information, (847) 741-8800.


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