Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Robert L. Allsup of St. Charles
Private graveside services for Robert L. Allsup, 64, will be held at North Cemetery, St. Charles. Born July 24, 1934, in Carthage, S.D., the son of Chalmer and Bessie (nee Tompkins) Allsup, he passed away Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at home. He was united in marriage to Joan Parris on Feb.1, 1958, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St.Charles.Bob had worked for Royal Crown Cola for 38 years, and for 18 of those years he had owned and operated B & A Beverage Distributors, Royal Crown Cola in St.Charles. Survivors include hiswife of 40 years, Joan; children, Kim (Dan) Coleman of St.Charles, Kevin of St.Charles, Kari (Bob) Mills of Crystal Lake and Kelly (fiance Randy Smith) Ogelvie of Batavia; grandchildren, Jason and Danielle Coleman, Erin Allsup, Kylie, Austin and Lexi Mills, and Nicole and Ashley Ogelvie; brothers, Dale (Bev) and Raymond (Daryle); sisters, Twyla (Noel) Jenkins, Donna Jean (Dale) Groth and Elaine (Ron) Albright; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Willard Edward. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E.Main St.,St.Charles. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a children's charity of the donor's choice. For information, (630) 584-0060.

William H. Baumann of Bloomingdale
Services for William H. Baumann, 76, will be held privately. Mr.Baumann was a veteran of World War II and a member of the River Forest Country Club since 1958. He was the beloved husband of Janet Perry Baumann; devoted father of Kristine and stepfather of Darin (Kathy) and Randy (Donald) Perry; dear brother of the late Jack and Robert (Marie) Baumann; and fond grandfather of Marisa and Mandolin Perry. Arrangements were made by Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale Road), Roselle. For information, (630) 889-1700.

Lawrence J. `Bud' Beier of Geneva
Services for Lawrence J. `Bud' Beier, 76, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Monday, at the Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State St.,Geneva.The Rev.Anthony Pantyra will officiate.Burial will follow at Warrenville Cemetery. Born Dec.31, 1921, in Milwaukee, Wisc.,the son of Joseph and Emma (Matthes) Beier, he passed away Wednesday, Sept.16, 1998, at home. Mr.Beier was owner/operator of Mosedale Manufacturing in Geneva and was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Florence (Devaney); son, Lawrence J. (Janet) Jr.of Edina, Minn.;daughter, Pam (Jeff) Jerdee of St.Charles; grandchildren, Danielle and Brad Jerdee; sister, Lillian (Dwight) Brown of Wisconsin; brothers, Roger (Gerry) Beier and Donald (Jean) Beier, both of Wisconsin; and many nieces and nephews. Bud was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Virginia Wick, Margaret Craigo and Eleanor Beier. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.Sunday, at thefuneral home. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of DuPage, 690 E.North Ave.,Carol Stream, IL 60188. For information, (630) 232-8233.

Walter E. Bowman of Arlington Heights
Prayers for Walter E. Bowman, 89, will be said at 8:45 a.m. Monday, at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights, with Mass following at 9:30 a.m., at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, 432 W. Park, Arlington Heights. Born Dec.18, 1908, in Chicago, hedied Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights. Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. A resident of Arlington Heights for 37 years, Mr. Bowman was a retired automobile technician. Survivors include his sons, Dennis J. (Margaret) Bowman and Edward T. (Carol) Benway; daughter, Mary A. (Edward) Bradley; grandchildren, Dennis W. Bowman, Mary (Gary) Gregg, Angela (Giuliano) Gaviraghi, Edward (Michelle) Benway, Colleen (John) Trimarco, Kevin Bradley and Catherine (Michael) Marchetti; great-grandchildren, Grace and Jack Gregg, Kevin Benway and Rebecca Marchetti; sister, Helen (the late Robert) Clacher; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary C. Bowman (nee Farrell); son, Terrence Bowman; brothers, Francis and Robert Bowman; and sister, Ruth O'Hern. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Catholic Charities. For information, (847) 253-5423.

Virginia M. DiVito (nee Erickson), 72, of Lombard, died Friday, Sept.18, 1998. Arrangements were made by Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, Wheaton, (630) 668-0016.

Nelson W. Diaz of Mundelein
A funeral Mass for Nelson W. Diaz, 60, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, at St. Mary of Vernon Catholic Church, 236 U.S. Highway 45, Indian Creek. Born Aug. 23, 1938, in Puerto Rico, he died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at Lake Forest Hospital.Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. Mr.Diaz had been employed by Harris Bank of Libertyville, and was a member of St. Mary of Vernon Parish. Survivors include his wife, Carmen Diaz (nee Feliberty); son, Nelson J. (Gloria) Diaz of Arlington Heights; daughters, Griselle (Oronzo) Gemmati of Medina, Carmen Delsie Diaz of Vernon Hills and Jacqueline (Michael) Diaz-Katz of Riverwoods; and grandchildren, Vito and Francesca Gemmati, Taylor Katz and Nelson J. and Tiffani Diaz. He is also survived by his father, brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico. Visitation was held Friday, and will also take place from 9 to10:30 a.m. today, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Mary of Vernon Church, 236 Highway 45, Indian Creek, IL 60060. Arrangements were made by McMurrough Chapel, Libertyville. For information, (847) 362-2626.

Laura Dunning of Elgin
Funeral services for Laura Dunning, 95, will be held at 1 p.m.Monday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St., Elgin.The Rev.Thomas Walker will officiate. Born June 18, 1903, in South Elgin, the daughter of Jens and Mattie Fredericksen, she died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, in Sherman Hospital.Burial will be in River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee. Mrs.Dunning was a resident of Elgin for most of her life.She and her husband owned and operated Dunnings Auction Service in Elgin for many years before retiring.She was also a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include her son, C.P. Terry (Pat) Dunning of West Dundee; five grandchildren, Korrin (Dan) Helsdon, Scott (Chauna) Bowers, Bryn (Ken) Jowaski, Shawn Dunning (Dave Schnoor) and Julie Dunning; eight greatgrandchildren; sisters, Marie Adam of Elgin and Elsie Shearer of Streamwood; and stepdaughter, Jeanette Fehn of Elgin. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Albert Dunning, in 1985; and six brothers. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m.Sunday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church. For information, (847) 741-8800.

Sylvan L. `Sully' Everson of East Dundee
Sylvan L. `Sully' Everson, 82, died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin.He was born in Albert Lea, Minn.on Feb.4, 1916, the son of Albert H. and Emma C. (nee Utabjaa) Everson.A staff sergeant during World War II, Mr. Everson served in the Army 50th Field Artillery. He was a member of Brick Layers Union Local 27 of Illinois, and a life member of VFW #2298 of Dundee. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Helen (nee Peaslee) Everson, they married Sept. 30, 1944; one brother, Donald (Betty) of Elgin; sister, Elaine Martin of Carpentersville; two nephews, Robert Miller of Arizona and Vance (Sue) Everson of Chicago; three nieces, Becky Miller of Carpentersville, Shelly (Roger) Wuilleumeir of Elgin and Pam (Steve) Inkinen of Elgin; grand-nephew, Eric; and two grand-nieces, Amanda and Holly. He was preceded in death by his parents. There will be no visitation or services. Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee. For information, (847) 426-3436.

Marilyn E. Feldott formerly of Naperville
Services for Marilyn E. Feldott, 77, currently of Hollywood, Fla.,will begin at 9 a.m.Monday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St.,Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m.at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 26 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville. Born Aug.2, 1921, in Chicago, she died Monday, Sept.14, 1998, at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla. Interment will be in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Naperville. Mrs. Feldott was raised in Dundee and receivedher training as a Nurse from St. Joseph Nursing School in Aurora. When she married her husband, William in 1945, she moved to Naperville where they both farmed and raised a family on the land located at Route 59 and 111th St., currently the Harmony Grove subdivision. In 1948, they bought the Sports Bowl in downtown Naperville, and in 1962, they became owners of Feldott's Plateau, the Arnold Palmer Driving Range and Putting Course, located on the corner ofOgden and Aurora Aves. She was active in the Ss.Peter and Paul Mothers' Club and the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, as well as volunteering both her time and experience to various area charities.Mrs.Feldott was also `Santa's Helper' during the holiday season in downtown Naperville.She and Mr. Feldott began spending most of the year in Florida in 1966, however, spent the summer months at home in Naperville.She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church when her children were small, and St. Thomas the Apostle Church when the boundaries changed. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, William A. Feldott of Hollywood, Fla.;daughter, Susan Feldott of Hollywood; sons, Steven Feldott of Hollywood, Jerome (Betty) Feldott of Naperville and Michael (Elaine) Feldott of Fulshear, Texas; six grandchildren; sister, Virginia Hopp of Dundee; and brothers, Dr.Robert Jackson, D.V.M. of Lancaster, Wis. and Michael Jackson of Virginia Beach, Va. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Marion Jackson; and daughter, Lt. Patricia Feldott. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. For information, (630) 355-0213.

Carole Lusk Fischer of Warrenville
A memorial Mass for Carole Lusk Fischer, 62, will be celebrated at 11 a.m.Monday, at St.Irene Catholic Church, Warrenville.  The Rev. Thomas A. Corbino will officiate. Born March 31, 1936, in Marshall, Mo.,she died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at home. A private inurnment will take place in Assumption Cemetery. Formerly of Winfield, Mrs. Fischer was a member of the Home & Garden Club of Wheaton, a member of St.Irene Catholic Church, and a co-founder of Winfield's Good Old Days and the DuPage Art League.She was also a former member of the Warrenville Historical Society. Survivors include her husband, Gene Fischer of Warrenville; children, Gregg (Mary Lou) Fischer of Wheaton, Tracey (Wade) Joyner of Plano and Patrick Fischer of Montpelier, Ohio; grandchildren, Michael, John and Stirling; and mother, Marie Lusk of Las Cruces, N.M. She was preceded in death by her father, William Lusk. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, at Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd.,3 S 532 Batavia Road, Warrenville. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 999 N.Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. For information, (630) 393-9449.

James R. Fitzpatrick, 73, of Lombard, died Thursday, Sept.17. Arrangements were made by Gibbons Funeral Home, Elmhurst, (630) 832-0018.

Donald F. Franckowiak formerly of Elk Grove Village
A memorial Mass for Donald F. Franckowiak, 60, most recently of Glendale Heights, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Monday, at Queen of the Rosary Church. Born in Chicago, he died Friday, Sept. 11, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village.Interment will be private, in St.Adalbert Cemetery, Niles. Mr.Franckowiak was the former owner of several northwest and west suburban beauty salons.He was the special events food coordinator at Manor Care Nursing Home in Elk Grove Village. Surviving are his former wife, Marguerite Hanisch (nee Coughlin); sons, Scott R. and David P. (Linda) Franckowiak; daughters, Terry M. (Paul) Zirlin, Tracy A. (John) Spears, Deanne J. (Bill) Dooley and Julie A. Ford; and grandchildren, Emily, Nicholas, Lucas and Samuel Franckowiak, Kyle Goerschler, Zachary and Rebecca Zirlin and Ian, Colten and Sidney Dooley. A memorial visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m.Sunday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S.Arlington Heights Road (three blocks south of Biesterfield Road), Elk Grove Village. For information, (847) 640-0566.

Dorothy Hatje, 89, of Barrington, died Friday, Sept.18. Arrangements were made by Stirlen-Pieper & Davenport Funeral Home, Barrington, (847) 381-3411.

Florence A. Kick of Libertyville
Services for Florence A. Kick, 85, will be held at 10 a.m.Monday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave.,Libertyville. Born Nov.30, 1912, in North Chicago, she died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at home.Interment will be in Northshore Garden of Memories in North Chicago. A Libertyville resident for the past 55 years, she was a wonderful mother and retired employee of the Chicago Match Company in Libertyville. Surviving is her son, Tim (Sue) Kick of Libertyville; daughters, Mary Ann (Dale) Wilson of Thornton,Colo.,Marcie (James) Smith of Zion, Peggy (Larry) Ashcraft of Elmore, Ala.,Connie (Mike) Mobile of Marshall, Mo., Milly (Bob) Landreth of Kenosha, Wis.and Pauline Seversen of Round Lake Beach; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Josephine Kunda; husband, Lloyd Kick on March 12, 1991; sister, Anna Kick; and brothers, Joseph and Theodore Kunda. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m.Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to either the Paramedic Unit of the Libertyville Fire Dept.or the American Diabetes Association, in her memory. For information, (847) 362-3009.
Evelyn M.Lossie, 85, of Naperville, died Tuesday, Sept.15.Arrangements were made by Toon Funeral Home, Westmont, (630) 968-2262.

Barbara Rose Maddox of St. Charles
Services for Barbara Rose Maddox, 71, will be held at 1:30 p.m.Monday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., St. Charles. Born Aug.21, 1927, in Georgetown, Ill., she died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at her home. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, St. Charles. Mrs. Maddox graduated with honors from Georgetown High School.Fifty years ago, she also graduated from Lakeview College of Nursing in Danville, and went on to become a registered nurse. She was also a member of the WeeC Miniature Club and the National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts. Surviving are her son, Charles Maddox III of St. Charles; daughter, Laurie of St. Charles; brother, C. Richard Smith of Pomona, Calif.;and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Maddox Jr., in 1989; and a sister, Helen, in infancy. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services at 1:30 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made tothe American Cancer Society or to the Salvation Army. For information, (630) 584-0060.

Anne McKillip formerly of Wonder Lake
Services for Anne McKillip, 84, most recently of Crystal Lake, will begin at 8:45 a.m.today, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W.Main St.,West Dundee, and continue with Massat 9:30 a.m.at St.Monica Church of Carpentersville. The Rev.August Belauskas will officiate. Born Sept.18, 1913, in Chicago, to Louis and Petronella (nee Martishius) Navickas, she died Wednesday, Sept.16, 1998, at Crystal Pines Nursing Center, Crystal Lake. Interment will be in St. Casimir Cemetery, Chicago. Mrs. McKillip was previously a longtime resident of Wonder Lake and a member of Christ the King Catholic Church of Wonder Lake. Surviving are herbrother, John Navickas of Chicago; sister, Louise (Karl) Kountz of Chicago; brother-in-law, John Drong of Lake Villa; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Joseph Norkus; second husband, Arthur McKillip; and sister, Antoinette Drong. Please omit flowers.Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association of Chicago. For information, (847) 426-3436.

Nicholas Miller formerly of Buffalo Grove
Services for Nicholas Miller, 86, of the Veterans Home in Quincy, also formerly of Chicago, will be held at 11 a.m.today, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 195 N.Buffalo Grove Rd.(two blocks north of Lake-Cook Rd.), Buffalo Grove. Born in Chicago, he died Wednesday, Sept.16, 1998, at the Veterans Home in Quincy.Interment will be in Dundee Township Cemetery. A retired warehouse supervisor, he was a Navy Seabees veteran of World War II. He was the husband of the late Anna B. (nee Larsson); loving father of Barbara D. Miller of Buffalo Grove and the late Earl (Dorothy Welton) Carlson; grandfather of Kay Meyers, Carl Carlson, Brett Saylor and Kelly Saylor; great-grandfather of three; and uncle of many loving nieces and nephews. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere Dr.,Northbrook, IL 60062. For information, (847) 215-6656.

Marion A. Petterson of Arlington Heights
Services for Marion A. Petterson, 91, will be held at 1:30 p.m.Monday, at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights. Born Dec.12, 1906, she died Wednesday, Sept.16, 1998, at Manor Care of Arlington Heights. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington. A homemaker, she was a member of the Quarter Century Club of Northern Trust Company of Chicago, a 50-year member of O.E.S. Chapter 992 and a 75-year member of First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights. Ms.Petterson was the aunt of Roy Petterson of Arlington Heights; sister of the late Warren (late Louella) Petterson; and daughter of the late Charles and Emma Petterson. Visitation will be from 1 p.m.until the time of services at 1:30 p.m.Monday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, or Shriners Hospital for Children. For information, (847) 253-5423.

Ailie E. Rules formerly of Waukegan
Services for Ailie E. Rules (nee Niemi), 91, most recently of Port St. Lucie, Fla.,will be held at 10:30 a.m.today, at the Gurnee-Salata Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee. The Rev.John A.Shumate will officiate. Born July 13, 1907, in Waukegan, she died Tuesday, Sept.15, 1998, in Port St. Lucie. Interment will follow the services, in North Shore Cemetery. Mrs.Rules had lived in Waukegan for most of her life and had been employed at Abbott Laboratories during the 1950s and 1960s. She was a former member of St.Mark Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukegan. Survivors include her son, Don (Peggy) Rules of Waukegan; daughters, Jean Derrick of Port St.Lucie and Violet (William) Kugler of Goldvein, Va.; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Rules, in 1989; son, Howard Rules, May 30, 1998; brothers, Uno, William, Alex, Leo and Raino Niemi; and sister, Lydia Koskinen. Contributions in her memory to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Waukegan would be appreciated. For information, (847) 244-1155.

Walter C. Sass of Schaumburg
Services for Walter C. Sass, 87, formerly of Sun City, Ariz.,will be held at 11 a.m.Monday, at St.Peter Lutheran Church, 208 E.Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Born Jan.20, 1911, in Chicago, he died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center.Burial will be in Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines. Mr. Sass was a retired farmer. Survivors include his son, Daniel W. (LeAnne) Sass of El Paso; daughters, Diana L. (Richard) Mehlhop of Schaumburg and Dolores A. (Douglas) Rood of Barrington; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Matilda C. Sass. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at Oehler Funeral Home, 555 Lee St., Des Plaines.He will also lie in state from 10 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m.Monday, at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the Lutheran Hour, 2185 Hampton Ave.,St.Louis, MO 63139. For information, (847) 824-5155.

Josephine Scanlan of Elgin
Funeral services for Josephine Scanlan will begin at 9:30 a.m.Monday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St., Elgin, and continue to St. Thomas More Catholic Church for a 10 a.m. Mass.Father Richard M.Russo will officiate. Born in Franklin, La., the daughter of Salvadore and Maria Parvola, she died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, in Rosewood Care Center.Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery. Mrs.Scanlan was a resident of Niles for many years before moving to Elgin in 1995. Survivors include her husband, Dr.Edward Scanlan; daughter, Sharon (David) Accardi of Westchester, Ill.;son, Robert (Dolly) Scanlan of Elgin; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and several sisters and brothers. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 741-8800.

Sue Frances Schafer of Lake Villa
Services for Sue Frances Schafer (nee Cavett), 63, will be held at 2:45 p.m.today, at Oehler Funeral Home, 555 Lee St.,Des Plaines. Born Oct.20, 1934, in Chicago, she passed away Saturday, Sept.16, 1998, at her home.Interment will be private. Ms.Schafer was a teacher for more than 35 years for District 15 and was a member of the Antioch Senior Center and Little Ford Kennel Club. Survivors include her sister, Betty (Larry) Ziesnner of Des Plaines; nephew, William Waller; and nieces, Barbara Walter and Sandra Ziesnner. Visitation will be from 2 p.m.until the time of services at 2:45 p.m.today, at the funeral home. In lieuof flowers, contributions may be made to the Asthma Foundation or the Anti-cruelty Society. For information, (847) 824-5155.

William L. Scholl of Des Plaines
Services for William L. Scholl, 69, will be held at 8 p.m.Sunday, at Oehler Funeral Home, 555 Lee St.,Des Plaines. Born July 13, 1929, in Milwaukee, Wis., he died Tuesday, Sept.15, 1998, at Holy Family Medical Center.Interment will be at noon, Monday, in Roselawn Memorial Park, Monona, Wis. A resident of Des Plaines for 40 years, Mr.Scholl was a retired truck driver, who had worked 15 years for Bade Paper in Des Plaines, 10 years for Railway Express in Des Plaines and 10 years for Perfect Punch in Northbrook.A veteran, he had served in the Air Force during the Korean War.He was also a former usher at Christ Church in Des Plaines. Survivors include his wife, Virgilea M. `Virgie' Scholl (nee Wilcox); sons, Lee W. (Lila) Scholl of Tacoma, Wash.,and Steve W.Scholl of Waldo, Wis.;and grandchildren, Christian, Brook and Cassy Scholl. Visitation will be from 3 p.m.until the time of services Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Mr.Scholl's name made to one's favorite charity would be greatly appreciated. For information, (847) 824-5155.

Florence `Flo' Sillin of Schaumburg
Prayers for Florence `Flo' Sillin, a resident of the Lexington Health Care Facility of Schaumburg since 1990, will be said at 10 a.m.Monday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W.Golf Road, Schaumburg. A 10:30 a.m.Mass will follow at St.Matthew Church, 1001 E.Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Born Sept.21, 1912, in Chicago, she died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998. Florencewas born on Chicago's Northwest Side.She was a fine homemaker, a computer operator for Revere Copper and Brass, Abbey Dick and an accountant at A.M.P.I. for many years.In 1975, she retired to Marathon, Fla.,where she was active in the Marathon Garden Club, Moose Club and the library guild. She gave back to the community her ever-endless smiles. She was the daughter of Roman and Harriet (nee Wejna) Domanski; and wife of the late Harry John Sillin, who preceded her in death September of 1986. Other survivors include her brother, Ted (Mary) Domanski; sister-in-law, Daisy Weeks; children, Lauri (Diana) Sillin, Harry (Carla) Sillin, Crickette (Bob) Ziols and Flo (Tom) Kittelson; grandchildren, Mike (Alissa) Sillin, Dawn (Ken) Lobkovich, Tim Sillin, Dan Sillin, Sheri (Mark) Ballinger, Steve Sillin, Jenny (Lexy) Sillin, Tom (Jen) Sillin, Jeff Sillin, Melissa Sillin, Chris Sillin, Erin Sillin, Katie Sillin, Stef Sillin, Yvette Ziols Eric Kittelson and Mandy Kittelson; and great-grandchildren, Ashley Sillin, Cory, Kyle and Kaitlin Lobkovich, Alyson Sillin, Dylan (Heather) Ballinger and Mariah Sillin. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. For information, (847) 882-5580.
Joseph H.Smidt, 92, of Lombard, died Wednesday, Sept.16.Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094.

William H. Smith formerly of Trout Valley
Services for William H. Smith, 73, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, at Windridge Funeral Home, Ltd.,104 High Road, Cary.The Rev.Robert McFarland of River of Life Fellowship Church will officiate. Born Aug.7, 1925, in Dallas, Texas, he died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at his home. Interment will be private. Survivors include his wife, Diane (nee Augustine) of Trout Valley; sons, William H. (Mary Ellen) Martin of Barrington, Ernie J. Smith of Woodstock and Steven A. Richter of Hoffman Estates; daughters, Connie M.Sheetz of Crystal Lake and Michelle Amor (Jeffrey M. Greenwald) Smith of Cary; nine grandchildren; sisters, Emma Mae Heslep of Dallas, Texas and Faye (Rad) Ware of Gainesville, Texas; and many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to River of Life Fellowship Church, P.O. Box 149, Cary, IL 60013. For information, (800) 870-9648.

Robert R. Thornhill of Carpentersville
A funeral Mass for Robert R. Thornhill, 91, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at St. Catherine of Siena Church, West Dundee.  The Rev. W. Michael McKinstra will officiate. Born Feb.14, 1907, in Darke County, Ohio, to James and Mary Jane (nee Gettinger) Thornhill, he died Wednesday, Sept.16, 1998, at Sherman Westcourt, Elgin.Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Gilberts. A resident of the Carpentersville area for 63 years, Mr.Thornhill was a longtime member of St.Catherine of Siena Church in West Dundee, and a member of the Dundee Township Senior Citizens Organization, the 50+ Club and the Dundee Township Senior Men's Club. He was a former tree surgeon and a former police officer for the Village of Wilmette. Survivors include his daughter, Mary Ann (John) Westby of Glen Ellyn; son, Robert F.(Judy) Thornhill of East Dundee; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and four great-greatgrandchildren.He is also survived by his special friend, Marie Quint of Carpentersville. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margaret B. Thornhill, Sept. 20, 1987; son, William J.Thornhill; one sister; and four brothers. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W.Main St., West Dundee, and from 9:30 a.m.until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the church. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to the Dundee Township Senior Citizens Organization. For information,(847) 426-3436.

Scott D. Weinrich of Palatine
Memorial services for Scott D. Weinrich will be held at 2 p.m.Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine. He was born Sept.25, 1953, in Arlington Heights. He was married to Mary Whitchurch for 14 years. Other survivors include his children, Claire and Nora; parents, Adolph and Muriel Weinrich; sisters, Patricia (nee Neeland) Dean and Sandra (Don) Shoemaker; aunt, Albie Wilson; and many dear nieces, nephews and cousins.

Patrick James White of Wheeling
Services for Patrick James White, age 4 months, will be held at 3 p.m.Sunday, at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave.,Wheeling. Born May 5, 1998, in Libertyville, he died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at Holy Family Hospital, Des Plaines.Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Tipton, Ind. He is survived by his loving parents, Barbara (nee Gilliam) and Daniel Aric White; sisters, Ruby Jean and Danielle, and Elizabeth and Lezli; grandparents, Kenneth and Patricia White and Norma Jean Gilliam; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of services at 3 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St.Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 401 S. LaSalle St.,Suite #1102, Chicago, IL 60605. For information, (847) 537-6600.

Demetrius M. Wilson of Aurora
Services for Demetrius M. Wilson, age 11 days, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at New Community Baptist Church, 900 E.New York St.,Aurora, where he will lie in state from 10 a.m. until the time of services. The Rev. George Rayford will officiate. Born Sept.1, 1998, in Aurora, to Shatonya Ferguson and Franklin Wilson, he went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept.12, 1998, at Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge.Interment will be in Spring Lake Cemetery, Aurora. In addition to his parents, Demetrius is survived by hismaternal grandparents, Birdie and Diane Farris; paternal grandparents, Willie and Catherine Zollicfer; brother, Dalbonique Glass; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements were made by YursPeterson Funeral Home, Batavia. For information, (630) 879-7900.

Stanley `Stash' Wojcik of North Chicago
A funeral Mass for Stanley `Stash' Wojcik, 76, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today, at Immaculate Conception Church on the corner of Grand and West Streets in Waukegan. Born Dec. 2, 1921, in Ochraniewie, Poland, he died peacefully at his home Thursday, Sept.17, 1998. Interment will follow Mass, in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. A resident of North Chicago for most of his life, Mr. Wojcik was retiredafter 32 years of service from Abbott Laboratories. He attended Queen of Peace/ Holy Rosary Church and Immaculate Conception Church. He had also held various offices for the PNA Lodge #1078. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Gertrude Wojcik; daughters, Theresa Wojcik of North Chicago, Sophie Matthews of Park City, and Regina (Paul) Dominick of Arlington Heights; son, Stanley (Nicola) Wojcik Jr. of Zion; grandchildren, Nicholas and Sara Matthews, and Amanda, Antoni, Elizabeth and Logan Wojcik; and sister, Janina Tyll of Poland. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m. today, at the church. Arrangements were entrusted to Salata Funeral Home, North Chicago. For information, (847) 244-1155.

Betty Anne Woods of Round Lake Beach
Services for Betty Anne Woods, 64, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake.  Rev. Lisle J. Kauffman, Pastor of Calvary Presbyterian Church in Round Lake, will officiate. Born May 14, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo., she died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at home.Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Libertyville. She had been a resident of Round Lake Beach for more than 20 years, and had been employed as a waitress for more than 25 years at Chicago area restaurants. She leaves her friend, Robert McRoy of Round Lake Beach; daughter, Linda (Wayne) Gorski of Chicago; son, Robert G. (Denise) Olson of Chicago; sister, Patsy Sailor of Riverside, Calif.; brother, Cleo (Ann) Warwick of Minnesota; grandchildren, Wayne (Niki), Tiffany Lynn, Leah Lynn and Amber Lynn Gorski; great-granddaughter, Bobbie Tiffany Gorski; stepgrandchildren, Jennifer Strathdee and John Strathdee and great-stepgranddaughter, Victoria Leos, all of Chicago. She was preceded in death by her mother, Pearl; sister, Rosemary; brother, Woodrow; and husband, Robert Woods. Friends of the family may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral chapel. For information, (847) 223-8122.


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