Caroline Grana of Norwood Park
Services for Caroline Grana (nee Bruno), 82, will begin with prayers
at 9:30 a.m. Monday, at M.J. Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N.Northwest Highway,
Chicago, and continue with Massat 10 a.m., at St. Thecla Church, 6725 W.
Devon Ave., Chicago.
Born Jan. 19, 1916, in Chicago, she died Thursday,Sept. 10, 1998, at
Resurrection Medical Center. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des
A homemaker, Mrs. Grana was also a proud past president of the Norwood
Park Women's Club and the Norwood Park Drum and Bugle CorpsMothers' Club.
She was the beloved wife of the late Frank J. Grana; loving mother
of Gregory (Rita) Grana of Arlington Heights, Hank (Cherri) Grana of Barrington,
Francis (Barbara) Grana of Oak Park, Thomas (Janice) Grana of Prospect
Heights, and Marie (Gary) Czapinski of Chicago; dear sister of Sarah Morici,
Louise Gleeson, and the late Theresa McHugh and Anita Bruno; devoted grandmother
of 15; and great-grandmother of 13.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
Memorials made to St. Thecla Church, 6725 W.Devon, Chicago, IL 60631,
would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 823-6540.
Dorothy M. Heerhold of Berkeley
Funeral services for Dorothy M. Heerhold (nee Brace), 82, will begin
at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at Hennessy Bruno Funeral Home, 5903 Burr Oak Ave.,
Berkeley, and continue to St. Domitilla Church for an 11 a.m. Mass.
Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
Mrs. Heerhold was a past memberof American Legion Post #1016 Womens
Auxiliary, the Berkeley Seniors and St. Domitilla Church CCW.
She was the beloved wife of the late John C. Heerhold; dear mother
of Charles (Sandra) Heerhold of Glendale Heights, Gerald Heerhold and Jalonn
(Kevin) Smith; loving grandmother of John C. (Mary), Daniel P. (Carrie),
Conor, Colin and Kevin; and great-grandmother of Daniel and Brianna.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
For information, (708) 544-0100.
Edward F. Ptak formerly of Chicago
Prayers for Edward F. Ptak, 85, of Largo, Fla., will be saidat 9:30
a.m. Monday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, Ltd., 201 N.Northwest Hwy.,
Palatine, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 465
N. Benton St., Palatine.
Born July 7, 1913, in Chicago, he died Monday, Sept. 7, 1998, at Bay
Pines V.A. Hospital in Bay Pines, Fla. Burial will be in Ridgewood Cemetery,
Mr. Ptak was a member of American Legion Post #7 of Largo, Fla.and
Elks Lodge #2159 of Largo, Fla.
Survivorsinclude his daughter, Penny Sharp of Palatine; son, James
(Claudia) Ptak of Racine, Wis.; grandchildren, James Jr., Paula, Karen,
John, Scott and Tracey; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
For information, (847) 358-7411.
Reid Philip Stenstrom formerly of Chicago
Memorial services for Reid Philip Stenstrom of McKinney, Texas, will
be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at First United Methodist Church
of Palatine, 123 N.Plum Grove Road, Palatine.
Reid grew up in Chicago and graduated with an associate's degree in
automotive replacement management and a bachelor of business administration
degree from Northwood University of Midland, Mich. He worked in the automotive
after market for his entire professional career.His latest position was
regional operational manager for Volvo Cars of North America.
Reid was an active member of the Texoma Emmaus Community, Kairos Prison
Ministry, and a charter member of Stonebridge United Methodist Church of
McKinney, Texas. He was a former member of Asbury United Methodist Church
of Memphis, Tenn.
Surviving are his wife of 18 years, Janice Ann Stenstrom and son, Reid
`Deuce' Stenstrom of McKinney; parents, Bill and Elayne Stenstrom of
Chicago; brother, Todd Stenstrom of Chicago; sister, Marnee Horcher of
Chicago; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to an educational fund for
his son, `Deuce,' or to the Stonebridge United Methodist Church Kitchen
Fund. All contributions should be sent to Stonebridge United Methodist
Church, 1836 Virginia Parkway, Suite #107, McKinney, TX 75069.
Loretta DeLacey of Libertyville
Services for Loretta DeLacey, 88, will begin at 9:30 a.m. today, at
McMurrough Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville, and continue with Mass
at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church.
Born March 29, 1910, in Libertyville Township, to Joseph and Anna Titus,
she died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998, in Riverwoods North. Interment will be
in Ascension Cemetery.
The second of 11 children, Mrs. DeLacey was born and raised on the
farm that her grandfather established in the 1870s and that is still in
operation today.She worked on the farm until she was 20 years old and then
switched careers, becoming a housekeeper and nanny for a neighbor.She was
joined in marriage to Henry Herzing in 1932 and had three sons, Paul, Henry
and William. Her husband died suddenly in 1943, at the age of 37, and for
the next few years Loretta worked at Brown Paper Goods of Libertyville.In
1945, she married Thomas DeLacey and had three more children, Patricia,
Thomas and Barbara. Her husband, Thomas, died in 1969.
Mrs.DeLacey is survived by her children, Paul (Josephine) Herzing of
Pennsylvania, Henry (Suzanne) Herzing of Florida, Bill (Patricia) Herzing
of Milwaukee, Wis.,Patricia (Gary) Kissick of Dallas, Texas, Tom DeLacey
of Vernon Hills and Barbara (Richard) Shipway of Antioch; 11 grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; and sister, Anna Santoli of Phoenix, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by both husbands, Henry and Thomas; four
brothers; and five sisters.
If desired, masses in Mrs. DeLacey's memory would be greatly appreciated.
For information, (847) 362-2626.
Valeria Fijalkowski of Morton Grove
A funeral Mass for Valeria Fijalkowski (nee Brodzik), 74, formerly
of Niles, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Our Lady of Ransom
Born in Chicago, she died at her residence in Morton Grove. Burial
will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery.
She was the beloved wife of the late Casimer Fijalkowski; loving mother
of David (Linda), Dennis (Kathy) and Dale (Lori) Fijalkowski; devoted grandmother
of Joe, Shannon, Michael, Jennifer, Elizabeth, Robert and Casimer; great-grandmother
of Anthony; and dear sister of Frank (Rose) Brodzik.
Arrangements were made by Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, 7812 N.Milwaukee
For information, (847) 966-7302.
Joseph G. Gemzsi of South Elgin
Services for Joseph G. Gemzsi, 60, will be held at 11 a.m. today, at
Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, Elgin.
Born Dec.22, 1937, in Oros, Hungary, he died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998,
at home. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin.
Employed as a maintenance supervisor, he was a member of St. Joseph
Survivors include his wife, Laura Frakes Gemzsi, whom he married on
March 18, 1961; sons, Joseph (Yolanda) Gemzsi of Nevada and John Gemzsi
of Elgin; daughters, Helena Gemzsi of South Elgin, Kathleen (John) deWindt
and Erzsi (Kelly) Cooke both of Elgin; sister, Katalin Gemzsi of Hungary;
and six grandchildren.
For information, (847) 742-2100.
LaVerne Frances Geyer of Lombard
Services for LaVerne Frances Geyer (nee Prack), 73, will begin with
prayers at 9:15 a.m. Monday, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard,
and continue with Mass at 10 a.m., at Christ the King Catholic Church in
Lombard. The Rev. James Dvorscak will officiate.
She died Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998, at home. Interment will be in Queen
of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Mrs. Geyer had been a resident of Lombard for 43 years.She was a graduate
of Proviso East High School.Currently she was employed as a data processor
for Creative Automation in Hillside, where she had worked for more then
20 years. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church.
Survivors include her children, Robert (Nanci) Geyer Jr.of Washington
State, Nancy (William) Balling of Arlington Heights, Richard (Jodi) Geyer
of Westchester and Michelle (James) Ross of Villa Park; nine grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren.She is also survived by her sister, Barbara
(Robert) Woode of Itasca; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Geyer Sr.; and
sons, Stephen and Craig Geyer.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 629-0094.
Warren James Kautenberger, 7, of Carol Stream, died Sunday, Sept. 6.
Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Carol Stream, (630) 510-0044.
Donna Marie Kautenberger (nee Tiffin), 39, of Carol Stream, died Sunday,
Sept. 6. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Carol Stream, (630)
Mary Ellen Knackstedt-Wilkens of McHenry
Services for Mary Ellen Knackstedt-Wilkens, 76, will be held at 11
a.m. Monday, at First United Methodist Church, McHenry, with the Rev. Michael
Born July17, 1922, in Peoria, the daughter of Thomas and Josephine
(nee Bowman) Wetzler, she died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998, at Northern Illinois
Medical Center. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville.
Mrs.Knackstedt-Wilkens had been a resident of McHenry since 1977, having
previously lived in Deerfield.She was a graduate of I.I.T. of Chicago,
a member of the First United Methodist Church of McHenry, the Crystal Lake
Womans Club and McHenry Women in Action.
She is survived by her husband, John Wilkens Jr. of McHenry; three
sons, George (Deborah) Knackstedt of Palatine, Robert Knackstedt of Fox
Lake and Alan (Padmaja) Knackstedt of Geneva; three grandchildren, James,
Brian and Jessica; sister, JoAnn (John) Gainer of Annapolis, Md.; and brother,
Robert (Ethel) Wetzler of San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, George Knackstedt,
and her parents.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at Peter M.Justen Colonial
Funeral Home, McHenry.
Memorials may be made to the National Wildlife Association, or the
charity of your choice.
For information, (815) 385-0063.
Charles J. `Chuck' McNamara formerly of Lisle
A funeral Mass for Charles J. `Chuck' McNamara, 59, will be held at
11 a.m. today, at Lee Memorial Park and Chapel in Fort Myers, Fla.
Mr. McNamara died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998, in Punta Gorda, Fla., after
an extended illness. He was the former president of the Engine Components
Group and member of the Strategic Business Council of Dana Corporation
in Toledo, Ohio.Mr.McNamara was also a former Marine and a 33rd Degree
Mason with the Danville, Ill. Consistary.
A native of Chicago, Chuck received his education at the Industrial
Engineering College of Chicago. He attended the Hillsdale College Management
Developmental Program, the four-year management program at Illinois Benedictine
College and the Harvard Advanced Management Program.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie McNamara; children, Julie Travis of
Oklahoma City, Okla., Michael McNamara of Miami, Fla.and Troy McNamara
of Tulsa, Okla.; two sisters; one brother; five grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Patty; and parents, John
A. and Mary M.McNamara of Chicago.
The family has asked that donations be made in lieu of flowers to Hospice
of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238 or to the donor's
local chapter of the American Cancer Society.
James J. Milford Sr. of Prospect Heights
Services for James J. Milford Sr., 104, will be held at 11:30 a.m.
Monday, at Rocky River Baptist Church, 3266 Lake Secession Road, Iva, S.C.,
Born July 7, 1894, in Iva, S.C., he died Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998,
at his home.
Mr. Milford, a veteran of World War I, was a graduate of the Atlanta
School of Pharmacology and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Iva, S.C.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth (nee Lee), whom he married Nov.
15, 1924; son, James (Patricia) Milford and daughter, Carolyn (Arthur)
Goldsmith; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Arrangements were made by G.L. Hills Funeral Home, Des Plaines.
For information, (847) 699-9003.
Dean W. Mitchell of Elgin
Services for Dean W. Mitchell, 73, will be held at 3 p.m. today, at
Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, Elgin.
Born Dec. 27, 1924, in Davies County, Mo., he died Wednesday, Sept.
9, 1998, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin.
Burial will be private.
He had been the owner-operator of Elgin Augering, Inc., and served
in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Mr. Mitchell was a member of
Calvary Lutheran Church, American Legion and the VFW.
Survivors include his wife, Florence Mindar Mitchell, whom he married
on Aug.20, 1948; sons, Patrick D. (Frances), Gary L. (Donna) and Dean W.Mitchell
all of Elgin; brother, Robert `Wayne' (Lois) Mitchell of Sterling; sister,
Dorothy (Arthur) Havekost of Morris; and 10 grandchildren.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of services today, at the
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
For information, (847) 742-2100.
Joseph F. Mozina formerly of Waukegan
Private family services for Joseph F. Mozina, 91, an eight-yearresident
of Kenosha, Wis., were held Friday at Gurnee Salata Funeral Home, 4190
Old Grand Ave., Gurnee.
Born Feb.12, 1907, in North Chicago, he passed away Tuesday, Sept.
8, 1998, at Rolling Hills Manor. Burial was in Ascension Cemetery; the
Rev. Paul J. Cull officiated.
In 1972, Mr. Mozina retired from Johnson Motors, and then from Abbott
Laboratories. He was a past member of Mother of God Church and a 60-year
member of S.N.P.J. Sloga Lodge #14.
Joseph is survived by three sisters, Sylvia Morris of Gurnee, Angela
Sargent of Phoenix, Ariz.and Stephanie Mozina of Waukegan; brother, Richard
(Clide) Mozina of McAlpin, Fla.; nephews, Michael (Shirley) Mozina of Antioch
and Eugene (Judy) Sargento of Phoenix, Ariz.; nieces, Sandra Waite of Waukegan,
Joan (John) Delisi of Lindenhurst, Patricia Webster of Chicago and Marilyn
(Rick) Marson of Gainsville, Fla.; and nephews, John (Debbie) Mozina of
Brandenton, Fla., Richard (Carol) Mozina of Charlotte, N.C. and Robert
(Heidi) Mozina of Valrico, Fla. Also surviving are 15 great-nieces
He was preceded in death by his parents, Agnes and John Mozina; brother,
Michael Mozina; niece, Delores Dunn; and brothers-in-law, Michael Morris
Sr. and Harry Sargent.
For information, (847) 244-1155.
Charley E. Neary Sr. of Wauconda Township
Services for Charley E. Neary Sr., 64, will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday,
at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main, Wauconda.
Born July 24, 1934, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he died Friday, Sept. 11, 1998,
at Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Neary (nee Curtis); sons, Charles
(Sara) Neary of Island Lake and Steve Neary of McDonough, Ga.; daughter,
Reta (Terrence) Edwards of Lake Villa; grandchildren, Matthew and Caitlin
Neary, Nicole and Samantha Edwards, and Kyle and Sky Neary; and sister,
Theresa Blazier of Harvard.
He was preceded in death by his brother, John, and his parents.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, with services at 8 p.m.,
at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the American
For information, (847) 526-2115.
Dorothy J. Nesler of Elgin
Memorial services for Dorothy J. Nesler, 80, will be held at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin.
Born Oct.30, 1917, in Lockport, N.Y., the daughter of George and Lecretia
Keough, she passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998, at Provena St. Joseph
Hospital. Interment will be private.
A resident of Elgin since 1948, Dorothy was employed by School District
300 as a special education teacher for 35 years prior to her retirement.
Survivors include her daughter, Cynthia Coville of Elgin; son, Rollin
Coville of Richmond, Calif.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild;
and sister, Margaret Kirkgasser of New York.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and one sister.
Visitation will take place during the memorial service only.
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Henry Parrilli formerly of Hillside
Services for Henry Parrilli, 86, will begin at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday,
at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg, and continue
with Mass at 11 a.m., at St. Matthew Church.
He was the beloved husband of the late Ida Parrilli (nee Prignano);
loving father of Christine (William) Burns, Theresa (Hugh) Burns and the
late Tony Parrilli; dear grandfather of Michael (Lisa) Burns, Thomas (Lisa)
Burns, Edward Burns, Shawn (John) Navarre and William H.Burns; great-grandfather
of John, Brittani, Alexis, Carly, Chloe, Tyler, Nicholas, Shayne, Michael
and Fallon; son of the late Tony and Christine Parrilli; son-in-law of
the late Edward and Louise Prignano; dear brother of Christopher (Evelyn)
Parrilli, Lucille (the late Gino) DeGrazia,and the late Rose (the late
Jerry) Leone, Nell (the late Sam) Serritella, Ruth (the late John) Laurie,
Daniel (Violet) Parrilli and Nicholas Parrilli; brother-in-law of Peter
(Charlotte) Prignano, Ruth (the late George) Stika and the late Alfred
(Elaine) Prignano and Charles Prignano; and dear uncle of many nieces and
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
Please omit flowers. Memorials to the Starlight Foundation, the Epilepsy
Foundation, or to donor's favorite charity, would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 882-5580.
Sylvia M. `Sue' Runnfeldt of Wheeling
Services for Sylvia M. `Sue' Runnfeldt, 83, will be held at 11 a.m.
Monday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave., Libertyville.
Born April 14, 1915, in Odense, Denmark, she passed away Thursday,
Sept. 10, 1998, at Evanston Hospital. Interment will be in Memorial Park
Mrs. Runnfeldt lived in Wheeling for the past 10 years and formerly
resided in Winnetka. She came to the United States when she was 8 years
old, first lived in Glencoe, and graduated from New Trier High School.
An accomplished artist and figure skater, she was a member of the U.S.
Figure Skating Association. She was also a member ofthe North Northfield
United Methodist Church in Northbrook.
Surviving are two sons, James (Susan) Runnfeldt of Itasca and Jack
(Cheri) Runnfeldt of Long Grove; six grandchildren, Sylvia Burns, Lynne
Bahng, and James H. Jr., Jay, Kelly and J.T. Runnfeldt; four great-grandchildren;
and sister, Alice (Jordan) Gumbiner of Barrington.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Elvira Mikkelsen;
husband, Harold Runnfeldt, May 28, 1995; and brothers, John, Paul, Erik
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army.
For information, (847) 362-3009.
Robert Griffith Smead of Geneva
Services for Robert Griffith Smead, 72, will be held at 2 p.m. today,
at Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. Third St., St. Charles.The Rev. Barry Scott
Born June 26, 1925, in Highland Park, to Franklin F. and Jane (nee
Jones) Smead, he died Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998, at his home. Burial will
be in North Cemetery, St. Charles.
A veteran, Mr. Smead served in the Army and was a POW during World
War II. A recipient of both the Purple Heart and the Air Medal, he belonged
to the St. Charles American Legion Post #342 and the Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post #5036.His memberships also included the National Rifle Association
and the Sportsmans Club. By trade, Mr. Smead was a designer and inventor
of industrial electrostatic coating equipment.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Judith Anne Smead (nee Pittenger);
children, Elizabeth Smead (Tim) Wycislak of Montgomery and James Douglas
(Faye) Smead of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and grandchildren, Sally (Espen) Bommen,
and Joshua, David and Carrie Wycislak.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers,
Rupert and Charles F.Smead; and son, Rupert C.Smead, in 1974.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of services at 2 p.m.
today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 584-2000, or www.NorrisFH.com.
Janet L.Smith of Wheeling
Services for Janet L. Smith (nee Tang), 62, will be held at 2 p.m.
Monday, at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, 302 S. Dunton,
Born July 16, 1936, in Chicago, she died Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998,
Burial will be in Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Mrs. Smith had been employed as an executive secretary at Underwriters
Survivors include her husband, Marvin Smith;son, Don Smith of Bettendorf,
Iowa; daughters, Linda (James) Lund of Wheeling and Pam (Tom) Foley of
Niles; mother, Isabelle Tang of Wheeling; sister, Pat (Bill) Mittelstaedt;
and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at Kolssak Funeral Home,
189 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling. She will also lie in state from 1 p.m.
until the time of services at 2 p.m. Monday, at the church.
For information, (847) 537-6600.
Bernice Sweet of Waukegan
Graveside services for Bernice Sweet will be held at 11 a.m. Monday,
at Shalom Memorial Park, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights.
She was the beloved sister of Barney (the late Betty), Lillian (Leon)
Katz and the late Norman (Annette); fond aunt of Richard (Jill) Sweet,
and many more nieces and nephews; dear friend of Mary Eiffler and family;
and devoted daughter of the late Nathan and Molly Sweet.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Zonta International,
557 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL 60661; or the American Lung Association, 1440
W. Washington, Chicago, IL 60607-9949.
Arrangements were made by Chicago Jewish Funerals, Northbrook.
For information, (847) 509-5011.
Robert A. Tyburski of Itasca
Memorial services for Robert A. Tyburski, will be held at noon today,
at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle
Rd.), Roselle. Interment will be private.
He was the beloved husband of Constance (nee Bortowski); devoted father
of Linda Kerber, Kevin (Petrina), Denise (Rob) Meyers, Robin (David) Loperena,
Neile (William) Litton and Erin (Joe) Campo; dear brother of Shirley (Casey)
Los, Ray (Joan) Smith and Gail (Don) Gorski; fond grandfather of Joelle,
Kurtis, Renae, Jeriann, Randi, David Jr., James, Raquel, Eric and Dane;
dear uncle of many nieces and nephews; and dear friend to Raymond and Beverly
Memorial visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services
today, at the funeral chapel.
Please omit flowers.
For information, (630) 889-1700.
Florence H. Warner of Elk Grove Village
Memorial services for Florence H. Warner (nee ring), 76, willbe held
at 1 p.m. Monday, at Christus Victor Church, 1055 Arlington Heights Road,
Born Feb.3,1922, in Chicago, she died at her home Thursday, Sept. 10,
Mrs. Warner retired from the United States Postal Service after 29
years of service.
She was the wife of Frederick P. Warner of Elk Grove Village; beloved
mother of Diane (Theodore) Kalisz, Alice (Gary) Ortner, Daniel (Jim) Koos
and the late Michael Miller; stepmother of Gregory (Ann) Worner, Carol
(Michael) Dietneit, Jeanine (John) Van Exan, Elaine Naples and Keith (Carole)
Warner; grandmother of Michael, Kathleen, Steven, Nathan, Catherine, Jeffrey
and Marc; stepgrandmother of David, John, Danielle and Alexander; great-grandmother
of seven; sister of Carol (the late Bernard) Lundblad and Marilyn (Norman)
Karling;and aunt of many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were made by The Oaks Funeral Home, Itasca.
For information, (630) 250-8588.