Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Esther G. Treuchet Sorg of Indianapolis, Ind.
A memorial Mass for Esther G. Treuchet Sorg, 89, formerly of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Eustis, Fla., will be celebrated at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Indianapolis. She died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at Westminister Village North, Indianapolis. Mrs. Sorg had previouslybeen employed for Bob Belot Insurance in Indianapolis for 10 years before retiring in 1970. She was a member of St.Pius X Catholic Church. Survivors include her sons, Larry W. Sorg of Hoffman Estates and Dennis A. Sorg of Findlay, Ohio; daughter, Kathleen L.Lauer of Indianapolis; brother, Norbert Treuchet of Beech Grove, Ind.; sister, Delores Privett of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-greatgrandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Sorg. Memorial contributions may be made to donor's local Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements were made by Harry W.Moore Castleton Chapel, Indianapolis. For information, (317) 849-6800.

Robert M. Awe of Huntley
Funeral services for Robert M. Awe, 88, formerly of Hampshire, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at First United Methodist Church in Hampshire, with the Rev. Bill Shaw officiating. Born Dec.14, 1909, in Hampshire, the son of Max and Sophia (nee Guetschow) Awe, he died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, atthe Manor Care Center in Elgin.Burial, with military honors, will be in Hampshire Center Cemetery. A veteran of World War II, Mr.Awe served two tours of duty with the Navy. After the war, he farmed in the Marengo area and retired from Playskool in Hampshire after 17 years. After his retirement he moved to Green Trees Apartments in Huntley.He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Hampshire and of American Legion Post #680 of Hampshire. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Dorothy; five children, Diane (Joel) Poplawski of Gurnee, Robert (Linda) Awe of Port Arthur, Texas; William (Revene) Awe of Woodstock, Eileen Awe Lee of Elgin and Debra (Gail) Saxton of Flanagan, Ill.;12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 13 great-stepgrandchildren;brother, Lester (Norma) Awe of Mission Viejo, Calif.; three sisters, Virginia McEvan of Glendora, Calif.,Charlotte (Glenn) Vaughn of Phoenix, Ariz.andRuth Parent of Belvidere; and a sister-in-law, Norma Awe of Hot Springs, Ark. In addition to his parents, he was precededed in death by three brothers, Harold, Walter and Donald Awe; a sister, Alice Awe; and a great-granddaughter, Brenna Rose Hood. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Fredrick Funeral Home, 284 Park St.,Hampshire, and at the church Wednesday, one hour prior to the services. Memorials may be made to the Provena St. Joseph Hospice of Elgin, or the American Cancer Society. For information, (847) 683-2711.

Anne P. Baskin of Algonquin
Funeral services and visitation for Anne P. Baskin, 67, formerly of Orange County, Calif., will be private. Born June 25, 1931, in Pretoria, South Africa, she died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at her home. A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Robert; mother of Gordon Baskin of Bakersfield, Calif., Dr. Renee M. (Phillip) Baskin-Creel of Algonquin and Shari Baskin of Morrison, Ill.; and grandmother of Joshua Creel of Algonquin, Bob Amos of Phoenix, Ariz. and Ariel Baskin of Bakersfield, Calif. Arrangements were made by Windridge Funeral Home, Ltd., Cary. For information, call toll free at (800) 870-9648.

S. Charles Bremer of Des Plaines
Mass for S. Charles Bremer, 94, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Wednesday, at St.Mary Church, Des Plaines. Born Oct.8, 1903, in Grand Rapids, Mich., he died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Holy Family Medical Center. Mr.Bremer was co-owner of Frank A. Bremer and Son Office Supply in Des Plaines from 1920 to 1985. He was the husband of 67 years of the late Mary Ellen (nee Dunn); father of Charles V. (Helen) Bremer of Rolling Meadows, Geraldine A. (Gene) Kohl of Des Plaines and Mary Bremer of Des Plaines; grandfather of 11; and greatgrandfather of 13. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Oehler Funeral Home, 555 Lee St., Des Plaines. Donations made to the Holy Family Medical Center, or Masses, would be greatly appreciated. For information, (847) 824-5155.

Harriet J. Bruce of Libertyville
Funeral services for Harriet J. Bruce, 72, formerly of Park Forest, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave., Libertyville. Born Oct.2,1925, in St. Anne, Ill., she died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.  Interment will be private. She lived in Libertyville since 1975, and was a former employee of International Harvester and Anchor Coupling in Libertyville, and Derringer Manufacturing in Mundelein. Surviving are her children, Vernette Kay Bruce of Winter Park, Fla., Janice Ray (John) Blair of Sunbright, Tenn.and Curtis E. Bruce of Crystal Lake; grandchildren, Ann Sullivan, Rebecca Foltz, John and Denise Blair and Brian Bruce; and great-grandchildren, Jonathan Foltz and Charles Sullivan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dennis and Amelia Statler; husband, Vernon C. Bruce in 1990; nine brothers; and three sisters. Friends of the family may call from 3 p.m.until the time of services Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 362-3009.

Loretta Marie Burg-Porter of Lombard
A Mass of Christian Burial for Loretta Marie Burg-Porter, 90, will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Lombard. The Rev. Jim Dvorscak will officiate. Born Oct.20, 1907, in Scottville, Mich., to William M. and Mary A. Wagar, she died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove. Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Mrs. Burg-Porter was a church organist, choir director and piano teacher. She received her music teacher's certificate from Rosary College and Eastern Michigan College. She had also served as a leader and district chairman for the Girl Scouts, and was a past president of the Western Springs and St. Walter's Women's Club. She was the loving wife of the late Martin Burg and the late Harold Porter; dear mother of Mary Ellen (Robert) Henehan of Barrington and William (Betty) Burg of Houston; and fond grandmother of Martin, Roseanne and Sharon Henehan. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m.today, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 S.York Road (1/2 mile north of St. Charles Road), Elmhurst. Please omit flowers; masses preferred. For information, (630) 832-0018.

Virginia S. Burnett of Roselle
Prayers for Virginia S. Burnett (nee Murphy), 83, will be said at 9:30a.m. Tuesday, at Martin Funeral Home, 333 S. Roselle Rd., Roselle.Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m.at St. Walter Church, Roselle. Born Sept.10, 1915, in Chicago, she died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village. Interment will be in St.Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. She was the wife ofthe late John Sr.; mother of Reverend James and John Jr. (Fina); grandmother of Annmarie and Christopher; and dear aunt of many. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. For information, (630) 529-5751.

Clara M. Dahl formerly of Chicago
A funeral Mass for Clara M. Dahl, 101, most recently of Hesperia, California, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Tuesday, at St.Thomas More Catholic Church.The Rev.Richard Russo will officiate. Born June 9, 1897, in Chicago, to Andrew and Theresa Wheat, she died Wednesday, Sept.16, 1998, in AppleValley, Calif.  Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. Survivors include her daughters, Olive (Russell) Schlaufman of Thornton, Colo., Doris Weege of South Elgin and Joan (Donald) Stebbins of Hesperia.;14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers; and two sisters. Arrangements were made by O'Connor & Homeier Funeral Home, Elgin. For information, (847) 741-1400.

Dennis L. DeMong of Glen Ellyn
A funeral Mass for Dennis L. DeMong, 48, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Wednesday, at St. Petronille Catholic Church, Glen Ellyn. Born March 20, 1950, in Freeport, he died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at home. Burial will be in St.Michael Cemetery, Wheaton. A resident of Glen Ellyn for the past eightyears, Mr.DeMong was a member of the Glenbard West Boosters (Glenbard West High School) and was involved in many local kids sports programs.He was also a member of St. Petronille Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Ann T. DeMong of Glen Ellyn; children, Benjamin, Adam and Gretchen of Glen Ellyn; mother, Mary DeMong of Lena, Ill.; brother, James (Kathy) DeMong of Postville, Iowa; and sisters, Patricia DeMong of Bettendorf, Iowa, Diana (William) Atkins of Glen Ellyn and Mary DeMong of Charlotte, N.C. He was preceded in death by his father, LaVerne DeMong. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd.,565 Duane, Glen Ellyn. In lieu offlowers, memorials may be made to donor's favorite charity. For information, (630) 469-0032.

Milutin C. `Milt' Djordjevich of Libertyville
Prayers for Milutin C. `Milt' Djordjevich, 78, will be said at 9 a.m. Tuesday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W.Park Ave.,Libertyville. Services will continue at 10 a.m.at The Most Holy Mother of God Church, followed by interment at the church cemetery. Born Nov.15, 1919, in Yugoslavia, he died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at home. He came to live in the United States, and Libertyville, in 1945.He was a prisoner of war while serving with the allied forces during World War II, and served as an interpreter for the Army afer his release.He was fluent in seven languages. Upon coming to Libertyville, he became very active with his church and served for 12 years as financial secretary for the Serbian Orthodox Diocese for the U.S.A. and Canada.He was a member of The Most Holy Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Church in Third Lake, was president of the Bishop Dionisije Scholarship Fund and was a member of the Executive Board of the charitable organization,Serbian Brothers Help, since 1954.Milt was also active in Lake County politics and was a member of the RepublicanNational Committee.For 14 years he served as trustee and president of the Police Pension Fund for the Village of Libertyville and had been vice president and auditor for the First Lake County National Bank (currently American National Bank) in Libertyville prior to his retirement. Survivors include his wife, Olga `Elaine' Djordjevich of Libertyville and his sons, Milan (Penny) of Chicago and Chedo `Charles' (Pamela) of Woodstock. He was preceded in death by his sister, Anka, in 1996. Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m.today, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bishop Dionisije Scholarship Fund in his memory. For information, (847) 362-3009.

Joseph W. Draper formerly of Grayslake
Funeral services for Joseph W. Draper, 62, of Ingleside, will be held at 10 a.m.Wednesday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd.,410 E.Belvidere Road, Grayslake.The Rev. Lisle J.Kauffman, Pastor of Calvary Presbyterian Church, will officiate.Interment will follow in Avon Center Cemetery, located north of Grayslake. Born in Vernon Township, Ill.,on Dec. 16, 1935, he passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Mr.Draper had resided in Grayslake for 20 years and had retired to the Fox Lake area for the past six.He owned and operated Joe's Remodeling Company in Ingleside, retiring in 1997.He was an active member of the Grayslake Lions Club. He leaves his two sons, John (Heidi) Draper of Ingleside and Jim Draper of Grayslake; brother, Harold Draper of Fox Lake; and grandson, Shawn Draper. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Draper; parents, John and Marcella Draper; sister, Louella Schultz; and brother,Fred Draper. Friends of the family may visit from 6 to 9 p.m.Tuesday, at the funeral chapel. For information, (847)223-8122.

Virginia C. Galla of Arlington Heights
A funeral Mass for Virginia C. Galla (nee Pronski), 70, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Tuesday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N.Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights. Born March 24, 1928, in Chicago, she died Sunday, Sept.20, 1998.Entombment will be in All Saints Mausoleum, Des Plaines. A homemaker, Mrs.Galla was a member of St.Mary Catholic Church in Buffalo Grove. Survivors include her sons, Greg (Phyllis) Galla of Arlington Heights and Eric (Anne) Gallaof Buffalo Grove; grandchildren, Tracy, Eric, Thomas, Michael and Lauren; and sister, Lorraine Hampel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman H.Galla. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.today, and from 9 to 9:45 a.m.Tuesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Mercy Home for Boys &Girls, 1140 W.Jackson, Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607. For information, (847) 253-0168.

Karen Gibbs, 41, of Fox Lake, died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998.  Arrangements were made by Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd.,(847) 223-8122.

Richard L. Grimes of Mount Prospect
Memorial services for Richard L. Grimes, 49, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W.Central Rd.at Northwest Hwy.,Mount Prospect. Born July 24, 1949, in Chicago, Mr. Grimes died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at home. An employee of Central Wisconsin Railroad, he was a graduate of Northern Illinois University. Survivors include his aunts and uncle, Edna Johnson, BerniceMuhlhausen and Raymond (Elaine) Leonhard; best friend, Bill (Laurene) Wagner; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and LaVerne Grimes. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association, are preferred. For information, (847) 255-7800.

Leonard H. Harmening of Palatine
Services for Leonard H. Harmening, 80, will be held at 7:30 p.m.Tuesday, at SmithCorcoran Funeral Home, 185 E.Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Born June 17, 1918, in Palatine, he died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center.Interment will be private. A lifetime member of the VFW Post #981 in Arlington Heights, he was the husband of Alice (nee Spiecker); father of Melvin (Danielle), Marvin (Pam) and Wanda (Rich) Wade; and grandfather of Theresa and Christopher. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 359-8020.

Hazel Suzie Hartman of Lake Zurich
A funeral Mass for infant Hazel Suzie Hartman will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, at St.Francis de Sales Church, Lake Zurich. She died Thursday, Sept.17, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights.Burial will be in Windridge Cemetery, Cary. Survivors include her parents, Brett and Melba (nee Morris) Hartman; sisters, Alexis and Madelyn; maternal grandmother, Lillian Morris of Wauconda; paternal grandparents, James and Sharon Hartman of Palatine; paternal great-grandmother, Emily Norwell of Roselle; and paternal great-grandfather, Ora `Bud' Hartman of Cool, Calif. She was preceded in death by her brother, Trevor;and maternal grandfather, Eldon `Sandy' Morris. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m.until the time of Mass at 10 a.m.Monday, at the church. Memorials may be made to St.Francis Church or to Northwest Community Hospital. Arrangements were made by Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, Wauconda. For information, (847) 526-2115.

Delbert L. Hopper of Elgin
Funeral services for Delbert L. Hopper, 70, will be private.The Rev.Douglas Hall will be the officiant. Born May 2, 1928, in Elgin, the son of Russell and Arlene (nee Mann) Hopper, he died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at his home. Mr.Hopper retired from the Illinois Bell Telephone Company in 1985 after 38 years of service.He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Golden K and a social member of AmericanLegion Post 57, all of Elgin. He enjoyed golfing and bowling in the Elgin area. Survivors include his wife, Joyce (nee Hofflander), whom he married Aug.20, 1949, in Elgin; son, David (Linda) Hopper of Stoughton, Wis.;daughters, Diana (Richard) Sowers of Elgin and Karen (Steve) Schudel of Anchorage, Alaska; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m.today, at O'Connorand Homeier Funeral Home, 364 Division St.,Elgin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St.Joseph Cancer Care Unit or the charity of one's choice. For information, (847) 741-1400.

Marcia M. Jackson of Carpentersville
Funeral services for Marcia M. Jackson, 47, will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at First United Methodist Church, West Dundee.The Rev.Gary Waters will officiate. Born in Chicago on Oct.6, 1950, she died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Burial will be in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee. Mrs.Jackson was an employee of the National Readers Guild in Carpentersville.A 25-year resident of the area, she attended the First United Methodist Church of West Dundee. She is survived by her husband of five years, Ray Jackson, they married Nov. 21, 1992; son, Christopher Klymko and daughter, Tracy Klymko, both of Carpentersville; stepdaughter, Pennie (Robert) Taylor of Addison; grandson, Samuel Taylor; parents, Philip T.and Evelyn A.(nee Denham) Teachout of Chicago; three brothers, James F. (Christy) Teachout of Tucson,Ariz., John E.Teachout of Chicago and Thomas P.(Patricia) Teachout of Franklin, Tenn.;and father and motherin-law, Ernest R.Sr.and Evelyn Jackson of Schaumburg.Many nieces and nephews survive as well as many friends, including Rosemary Cibelli of Chicago. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m.today, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St.,West Dundee, and from 10 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m., Tuesday, at the church. Please omit flowers; memorials may be made to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Hospice, who provided wonderful and loving care to Marcia and her family during her final days. For information, (847) 426-3436.

Raymond O. Johnson of Geneva
Services for Raymond O. Johnson, 83, will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E.Main St., St.Charles. Born Oct.20, 1914, in Chicago, to Oscar and Josephine (nee Anderson) Johnson, he died Sunday, Sept.20, 1998, at Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, St. Charles. Mr.Johnson was united in marriage to Ruth A.Johnson on Oct.22, 1938, in Chicago.For more than 30 years, he worked for Electro Motive, a Division of General Motors, in La Grange.He was a member of theCovenant Church in Villa Park, the Viljan Lodge #349, VOA and the Loyal Order of the Moose in St. Charles. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Ruth; daughters, Barbara E.(Neil) Olson of Geneva and Lois M.Johnson of Colorado Springs, Colo.;and grandchildren, Eric, Inger and Peter Olson. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Linnea Ingrid Johnson. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Evangelical Covenant Church, 17 W 620 East Riordon Road, Villa Park, IL 60181. For information, (630) 584-0060.

Ruthe L. Krinsky of Skokie
Services for Ruthe L. Krinsky (nee Pomerance Friedman), 75, were previously held.Burial was in Westlawn Cemetery, Norridge. A homemaker, she was the beloved wife of the late Warren Krinsky and the late Julius Friedman; cherished mother of Shelley (Ken) Schmidt of Cherryhill, N.J., Alan (Carol) Friedman of Lombard, Bill Friedman of Mount Prospect, Harlan (Andrea) Krinsky of Lincolnwood, Steven (Sara) Malka-Krinsky of Skokie, Irwin Krinsky of La Jolla, Calif.and Linda Krinsky of Chicago; adored grandmother of 17; devoted sister of Joseph (Jean) Pomerance of Texas and Louis (Honey) of Milwaukee, Wis.;and dear sister-inlaw of Rochelle Issacs of Lincolnwood. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made ot Hadassah for Cancer Research, 1710 First St.,Highland Park, IL 60035. Arrangements were made by Weinstein Family Services. For information, (847) 256-5700.

Walter C. Lange of Elgin
Graveside services for Walter C. Lange, 79, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin. Born June 10, 1919, the son of Frank and Luella (nee Schultz) Lange, he died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at Columbia Hoffman Estates Medical Center. Mr.Lange, a lifelong resident of Elgin, served in the Army during World War II.He was the owner of the Elgin Dental Laboratory.An avid fisherman, Mr.Lange hosted the radio talk show, `Let's Talk Fishing' on WRMN for many years. Survivors include his daughter, Amy L.Lange of La Puente, Calif.;son, Toby (Karen Shank) Lange of Crystal Lake; two grandchildren, Peter Lange and John Wilcox; and brother, Harold `Booty' (Lorraine) Lange of Elgin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Ostdick Lange, in 1973; and his parents. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m.today, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St.,Elgin. For information, (847) 741-8800.

Donald Nesler of Elgin
Graveside services for Donald Nesler, 69, of Elgin, will be held at 11a.m.Tuesday, at Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin. Born April 4, 1929, in Bartlett, the son of Frank and Freda (nee Siebert) Nesler, he died Sunday, Sept.20, 1998, at his home. Mr.Nesler had been a lifelong resident of the Bartlett and Elgin area.Before retiring, he was employed as a plant superintendent with Allied Asphalt Paving Company in Hillside.He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the Retiree's Club of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local #150. Survivors include his wife, Patricia (nee Hawley) Nesler; daughter, Lee Nesler of Pittsburgh, Penn.;son, Clay (Donna) Nesler of Brookfield, Wis.; three grandchildren, Claire, Thomas and Erik Nesler; and brother, Frank (Dolores) Nesler of Bartlett. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be from5 to 9 p.m.today, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St.,Elgin In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. For information, (847) 741-8800.

Marcin Wieslaw Placek of Johnsburg
Funeral Mass for Marcin Wieslaw Placek, 21, will be celebrated at noon Tuesday, at St.John the Baptist Church in Johnsburg, with the Rev. Robert Balog officiating. Born Aug.11, 1977, in Poland, the son of Wieslaw and Maria (nee Nowak) Placek, he died in Bloomfield Township, Walworth County, Wis. He came to the United States from Poland in 1992, and was a graduate of Johnsburg High School, Class of 1996. He was employed for the last three years by Thatcher Tubes in Woodstock, and he was a member of St.John the BaptistChurch in Johnsburg. An auto enthusiast, he enjoyed working as a mechanic on his car. Survivors include his parents;sister, Dorota (Andrzej) Mroczek of Poland; brother, Greg of Johnsburg; and a niece, Nicole Mroczek of Poland.Other survivors include his maternal grandmother and his paternal grandparents, all of Poland. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m.today, at George R.Justen and Son Funeral Home, 3519 W.Elm St.(at Rt.31N and Rt.120), McHenry, with a prayer services at 7 p.m. For information, (815) 385-2400.

Dorothy P. Roland of Mundelein
Visitation for Dorothy P. Roland, 71, will be held from 4 to 9 p.m.Tuesday, at Kristan Funeral Home, 219 W. Maple (Route 176), Mundelein.Funeral services will be held in Cassville, Pa. Born Jan.20, 1927, in Shade Valley, Pa.,she died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at Condell Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Samuel Roland; children, Robert (Claudia) Roland of Florida, Dennis (Maggie) Roland of Wheeling, Ronald Roland of Grayslake, Wayne Roland of Round Lake Beach, Berry (Debbie) Roland of Round Lake Heights, Karen Koeneke of Mundelein and Randy (Micky) Roland of Round Lake Beach; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brother, Clinton (Alice) Prough of Ohio. For information, (847) 566-8020.

Clara Romano formerly of Lombard
Funeral services for Clara Romano will begin at 9:30 a.m.Wednesday,at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E.Roosevelt Road, and follow with a 10:30 a.m.Mass at St.Pius X Church in Lombard. Mrs.Romano died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, in Shawanee, Kansas.Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Mrs.Romano was formerly a member of St.Pius X Church in Lombard. She was the beloved wife of the late Rocco Romano; loving mother of Barbara Romano, Thomas (Mary Ann) Romano and the late Donald (Lee) Romano; fond grandmother of Donald (Debbie) Romano, David (Claudia) Romano, Dawn Boseman and William Beathke; and great-grandmother of 13. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (630) 668-0016.

Barbara Sue Schultz of Geneva
Services for Barbara Sue Schultz, 55, will be held at 11:30 a.m.Tuesday, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1145 N. Fifth Ave.,St. Charles.The Rev.Jane Kunzie-Brunner will officiate. Born Oct. 30, 1942, in Murphysboro, Ill.,to Walter and Buelah (nee Henry) Buck, she passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield.Burial will follow the services, in Oak Hill Cemetery, Geneva. Mrs.Schultz was an avid gardener who was recently awarded third place in the City of Geneva Beautification Contest.She was also a longtime member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She was a loving wife and mother who will be dearly missed by all. Surviving are her husband, Dewey Schultz; daughters, Heidi Schultz of Chicago and Holly Schultz of Geneva; father, Walter Buck of Murphysboro; brother, Charles Buck of Murphysboro; and sister, Mary Buck of Murphysboro. She was preceded in death by her mother, Buelah Buck. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services at 11:30 a.m.Tuesday, at the church. Memorials in Mrs.Schultz's name may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church or to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were made by Malone Funeral Home, Geneva. For information, (630) 232-8233.

Jeffrey Smith of Long Grove
Jeffrey Smith, 58, a loving husband, father and grandfather, as well as a respected Chicago area businessman with many business organizations in the field of graphic arts, departed Friday, Sept.18, 1998, after a lengthy illness. Mr.Smith will be remembered for his strong sense of family, respect for others, and quick sense of humor. He is survived by his wife, Sandra, whom he married while serving in the Army; sons, Jeffrey (Christine) Smith of Wisconsin, Brian (Joanie) Smith of Long Grove, Jason Smith of California and Nathan Smith of Long Grove; special granddaughters, Elizabeth and Anna Smith; brothers, Kevin (Barbara) Smith of Texas, Russell (Beth) Smith of Libertyville and Gregory (Kate) Smith of Lake Forest; and sisters, Jacqueline (John) Reynolds of Libertyville, Barbara (Richard) Reynolds of Massachusetts and Sandra (Robert) McMahon of Massacusetts. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Phyllis Smith, and brother, William Smith Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m.Tuesday, at St. Mary's Church of Fremont Center.Interment will follow in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. Memorials would be appreciated to the Bonen Marrow Transplant Center at Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke Medical Center, 1635 W.Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612; or flowers. For information, (847) 566-8020.

Harold A. Sorlie of Mount Prospect
Funeral services and interment for Harold A. Sorlie, 78, will be private. Born March 11, 1920, in Chicago, he died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Long Grove Manor in Long Grove. A veteran, Mr.Sorlie had served in the Army during World War II.He was a retired photo finisher for Skrudland Photo Service. Survivors include his wife of more than 57 years, Lillian Sorlie (nee Okerstrom); children, Barbara (Richard) Houpt, William (Diane) Sorlie and Joan (Mark) Mojonnier; grandchildren, Gary Ruffino, Jennifer Konar, Matthew Mojonnier, Tamara Sorlie, Timothy Mojonnier and Thomas Mojonnier; great-grandchildren, Jordyn and Kristopher Konar; and sister, Ruth Holmquist. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Salvation Army, 5040 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60630-2788. Arrangements were made by Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., Arlington Heights. For information, (847) 253-0168.

Mildred A. Sutula of Westchester
Friends of Mildred A.Sutula, 77, will be received today from 3 to 9p.m.,and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.Tuesday, at Westchester Funeral Home, 10501 W.Cermak Road.Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. She was the beloved wife of Joseph T.; loving mother of Kenneth J. Sutula; and dearest grandmother of Bryan and Lauren Sutula. Donations would be appreciated to the Alzheimer's Association, 4709 Golf Road, Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076. For information, (708) 562-5900.

Joseph M. Talluto formerly of Schaumburg
Funeral services for Joseph M. Talluto, 83, will begin at 9 a.m.Wednesday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W.Lake St.(3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle, and continue to St.Marcelline Church for a 10 a.m.Mass. He was the beloved husband of Josephine (nee Misuraca); devoted father of Joseph (Beverly), Frank (Catherine) and Rose Talluto, and Josephine (Charles) Patzer; fond grandfather of nine; and great-grandfather of one. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m.today and Tuesday, at the funeral chapel. Please omit flowers. For information, (630) 889-1700.

John William Tipper of West Chicago
Services for John William Tipper, 83, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Norris-Walen Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington Street), West Chicago.The Rev.David Balla will officiate. Born Sept.12, 1915, in Oak Park, he was called to his eternal home Sunday, Sept.20, 1998, from his residence.Burial will be in Chapel Hill Gardens, Oakbrook Terrace. Mr.Tipper had resided in the West Chicago/Winfield area for more than 45 years and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of West Chicago.He had been employed by Chicago Northwestern Railroad until 1968, when he started at Northwest Chemical Company of West Chicago, retiring in 1978.An Army veteran, he had served during World War II in the 9th Traffic Regulation Group.He was also a member of American Legion Post #300 of West Chicago and a life member of the VFW Postin Maywood. Mr.and Mrs. Tipper had celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on March 15th of this year. Surviving are his wife, Martha Tipper (nee Schuppe); daughters, Sandra (Donald) Heldman of Brunswick, Ohio and Patricia (William) Macklin of St. Charles; son, William (Anita) Tipper of Deerfield Beach, Fla.;grandson, Brian Heldman (fiancee Heather Boyd); granddaughters, Rebecca (Allan) Shuluga and Jennifer Macklin; stepgrandson, James Macklin; stepgranddaughter, Leah (Allen) Crum; and great-stepgrandson, Jason Macklin. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Emily (nee Legge) Tipper; and stepgrandsons, Billy and Shaun Macklin. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Contributions in Mr. Tipper's name made to Trinity Lutheran Church of West Chicago or to Hospice of DuPage would be appreciated. For information, (630) 231-0060.

Patrick James White of Wheeling
Services for Patrick James White, age 4 months, were 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 James and Norma Jean Gilliam; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation was held on 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.

Emma Yuhas of Schaumburg
Prayers for Emma Yuhas (nee Gergley), 87, formerly a 30-year resident of Elk Grove Village, will be held at 11:30 a.m.Tuesday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road (three blocks south of Biesterfield Road), Elk Grove Village. Funeral Mass will follow at noon at St. Julian Eymard Church. Born in Hungary, she died Friday, Sept.18, 1998, at Lexington Health Care Center, Schaumburg.Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove. A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Alexander N.,who preceded her in death in 1960; mother of Gregory S. Yuhas, Meg (Don) Butler, Veronica (N. Gregory) Neybert, and the late Kathy (John) Nowakowski; grandmother of Kenneth (Pat) Neybert, Anne Marie (Terry) Wells, Christine (Charles) Fielder, Karen (Hal) Swanson, Irene Neybert, Carl (Joy) Neybert, Gregory (Jackie) Butler, Tom Butler, Daniel (Gail) Butler, Michael (Karen) Butler, Therese (John) Frawley, Christine (Matthew) Shauf, John Nowakowski and Michael (Julie) Nowakowski; and great-grandmother of 15. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.until the time of prayers, Tuesday at the funeral home. Please omit flowers.Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Manor, Momence, IL. For information, (847) 640-0566.


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