Helen M. Alfredson of Geneva
Funeral services for Helen M. Alfredson, will begin at 9:30 a.m.Thursday,
at Malone Funeral Home, 324 East State St.,Geneva, proceeding to 10 a.m.Mass
at St.Peter Catholic Church, with Father James W. McLoughlin officiating.
Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva.
Born in Chicago, the daughter of William and Myrtle (nee Steiner) Lilley,
she passed away Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at Loyola University Medical Center
She was a long time, very active member of St.Peter Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon E. Alfredson, to whom she was
married for almost 50 years; daughters, Joan M. (Daniel) Kinney of Colorado,
Jean A. (Ed) Zaldivar of Florida and Janet A. (Jim) Golick of Elmhurst;
sons, Thomas V. (Terri) of California, Gary W. (Rhonda) of St. Charles,
Marck V. (Donna) of Florida, Daniel J. of Utah and Alan A. of Geneva; 14
grandchildren; sister, Lorraine (Ben) Bednarczyk; brother, Raymond Lilley;
and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy and two brothers, Robert
and William Lilley.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, with Liturgical Services
held at 7:30 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorials in Mrs. Alfredson's memory may be made to St. Peter's Building
For information, (630) 232-8233.
Rev. Edgar A. Anderson of Crystal Lake
Funeral services for the Rev. Edgar A. Anderson, 88, will be held at
11 a.m. Friday, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 76 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal
The Rev. Gary LaCroix will officiate.Interment will follow at Crystal
Lake Memorial Park Cemetery.
Born Nov.2, 1909, in Arlington, Mass., the son of Per and Ellen Larson
Anderson, he died Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at Northern Illinois Medical Center,
Rev.Anderson was the first child to be baptized in Augustana Lutheran
Church, where his father was a deacon and his parents (from Sweden) were
charter members.He received his bachelor of arts degree from Upsala Academy
in New Jersey and his bachelor of divinity degree from Northwestern Theological
Seminary in Minneapolis, Minn.He was ordained into the ministry on May
7, 1942.He and his wife, Stella served 12 parishes in Wisconsin in their
55 years of ministry. He received an honorary doctorate of divinity in
During his ministry, he served the ELCA Synod as secretary of the World
Missions Committee, was a member of the Missions Synod Board and president
of the Mental Health Association of Price and Pierce Counties in Wisconisn.The
Rev.Anderson was a Lt.Col.and chaplain for the Wisconsin wing of the Civil
Air Patrol (Air Force) for more than 40 years.After retiring in 1983, he
served area churches as a supply minister until 1995.During this time Edgar
continued his service to others as an active Platteville Police chaplain
and was recognized by the Grant County Department of Social Services for
his 22 years as a volunteer, served on the Lutheran Synod Older Adult Board
and also the Grant County `Coping Board.' Edgar and his wife, Stella moved
to the Fountains Retirement Center in Crystal Lake in February of 1996.
Survivors include his daughters, Shirley Anderson of Crystal Lake and
Eileen Ogren of O'Claire, Wisc.;sons, Dean (Joann) Anderson of Chandler,
Ariz. and David (Suki) Anderson of Peoria, Ariz.; grandchildren, Robyn,
Jennifer, Christine, Paul, Tom, Stacy and Dawn; great-grandchildren, Kayla,
Ashley, Emily and Keegan; brother, Gus Anderson of New Hampshire; and sisters,
Anna Erlanson and Ethel Georgepoulas, both of Massachusetts.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Stella (neeHongslo), whom he
married June 1, 1942, in Alcester, S.D. She died in 1997. His parents and
two brothers also preceded him in death.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Friday at
Memorials may be made to the church.
Arrangements were made by Flagg Funeral Home, Crystal Lake.
For information, (815) 459-3000.
Stephan Bossany of Elwood, Ill.
A memorial Mass for Stephan Bossany, 66, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday,
at St.Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Rd., Naperville.
Born May 16, 1932, in Chicago, he died Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at St.Joseph
Medical Center, Joilet. Interment will be private.
Mr. Bossany was a retired engineer for an industrial material handling
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine (nee Reiter) Bossany of Elwood;
mother, Mary (nee Katulick) Bossany; son, Steve (Carolyn) Bossany of Downers
Grove; daughters, Barbara (William) McElroy of Naperville and Sue (Lou)
Tattoni of Yardsville, N.J.; sisters, Madge (Larry) Kovacevic of Downers
Grove and Ann (Ray) Wolski of Bloomingdale; sister-in-law, Cely Bossany;
grandchildren, Paula Tattoni, and Dawn and Leslie McElroy; and several
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Stephan Bossany; and brother,
Memorials in Mr.Bossany's name may be made to the American Cancer Society,
999 N.Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.
Arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville.
For information, (630) 355-0264.
Ralph Talmadge Briggs formerly of Arlington Heights
A memorial service for Ralph Talmadge Briggs, 84, will be held Saturday,
at the Hanley-Turner Funeral Home, Earlville, Ill.
Born Aug.10, 1914, in Chicago, the son of Fayette and Elizabeth (nee
Simison) Briggs, he died Tuesday, Sept.1, 1998, in Henderson, Nev.
Interment will be in Earlville Precinct Cemetery.
A career Naval intelligence officer, he became interested in Ham Radio
and in 1931/32, he obtained an operators license call letters W9NCM, and
became affiliated with the Naval Communication Reserve V-3 program.With
this background training, he entered active duty in the regular Navy in
1934, atGreat Lakes Naval Training Station.He later became one of a group
of skilled radio operators trained in a specialschool located on the roof
of the Old Navy Department building in Washington, D.C., to intercept Japanese
Kata Kana transmissions.That group--known as `On The Roof Gang'--formed
the vanguard of the U.S. Naval communications efforts and laid the cornerstone
of Naval cryptology.
On Dec.4, 1941, Mr.Briggs intercepted a message from the Japanese Foreign
Office in Tokyo, known as the `Winds Code Execute' radio message, addressed
to the Japanese Embassy in Washington, D.C. That decoded message advised
the embassy and various consulates to destroy all classified material,
including codes and cyphers--in short, a war warning! He retired
from active Navy duty in 1963, but remained on duty in a civilian capacity
as a security specialist and case officer until 1978.
Mr.Briggs was editor the The Shield, a publication of the National
Intelligence and Counterintelligence Association, and member of Association
of Former Intelligence Officers in Washington, D.C. He was a founder of
the Navy Cryptologic Veterans Association, member of the American Legion
J.Edgar Hoover Police Post 55 in Las Vegas, Nev.and the Retired Officers'
Association.He was also a member of the Common Interest Network, consisting
of key members of intelligence related organizations that meet to discuss
issues of mutual concern.
He is survived by his wife, Marie of Las Vegas; daughters, Janet Strauss
of Richmond, Va.and Louis Jean Briggs of Springfield, Va.;and brother,
Robert of Downers Grove.
Barbara Brittain of Elgin
Memorial services for Barbara Brittain, 58, will be held at 1 p.m.
Thursday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St., Elgin.Reader Roger Bower
Born Oct.28, 1939, in Minneapolis, Minn.,the daughter of Earl and Anna
Brittain, she died Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at Sherman Hospital.Burial will
Barbara had been a teacher at the Laurel Hill Elementary School (U46)
for 33 years prior to her retirement.She was president and vice president
of the Elgin Retired Teachers Association, member of the board of directors
at the Kane County Teachers Credit Union, president of the ADK Teachers
Sorority and former president of Business and Professional Wowen.
Survivors include her mother, Anna Brittain of Elgin; and many aunts,
uncles, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of services Thursday, at
the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Anderson Animal Shelter
in South Elgin.
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Frances C. Danner of Elgin
A funeral Mass for Frances C. Danner (nee Kohoutek), 87, will be held
at11 a.m. today, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Born June 29, 1911, in Owosso, Mich., she died Friday, Sept.18, 1998,
at Vencor Hospital in Sycamore. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
She had been a homemaker, and will always be remembered for her loving
care of children.She was a member of St. Joseph Church, where she was the
president of the St.Ann Society, a long time member of St. Joseph Hospital
Auxiliary and former girl scout leader.
She was the wife of the late Carl V. Danner, whom she married in 1941,
and who preceded her in 1955; mother of Mary (William) Russ of Aurora,
Sue (Jim) Grammer of Florida and Ruth (Leif) Anderson; sister of Anna (Joe)
Bartek of Michigan; grandmother of eight; and great-grandmother of four.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10:45 a.m. today, at Wait Ross Allanson
Funeral Chapel, Elgin.
For information, (847) 742-2100.
Mary R. Dooley of Arlington Heights
Prayers for Mary R. Dooley (nee Raab), 98, will be said at 9 a.m. Saturday,
at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington
Heights.Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St.James Church, 841 N. Arlington
Heights Rd., Arlington Heights.
Born Dec.15, 1899, in Chicago, she died Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at Manor
Care Health Services in Elk Grove Village. Interment will be private.
She volunteered at Northwest Community Hospital for many years.
Survivors include her children, John Dooley, Mary Ann Dooley and Susan
(George) Carey; grandchildren, Bruce Reiter, Keith Reiter, Brad Reiter,
Pamela Wessel (nee Reiter), Lisa Reiter-Lavery, Todd Dooley, Shawn Dooley
and Monique Dooley-Bunsey; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland J. Dooley.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
For information, (847) 253-5423.
Joseph W. Draper formerly of Grayslake
Funeral services for Joseph W. Draper, 62, of Ingleside, will be held
at 10 a.m. today, 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,
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
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.
For information, (847) 223-8122.
Jerry J. Friebus of Streamwood
Memorial services for Jerry J. Friebus, 59, will be held at 1 p.m.
Sunday, at Advent Lutheran Church, 1220 E. Irving Park Rd., Streamwood.Please
Born March 7, 1939, in Bellwood, Ill., he died Friday, Sept.18, 1998,
in Hoffman Estates. Cremation will be private.
He served in the Navy for 20 years, was employed by the Federal Communications
Commission for 20 years, and is retired from both.
Survivors include his wife, Tokiko Friebus (nee Kikuchi); children,
Andy and Marion (William); and grandson, Benjamin.
Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory, Streamwood/Schaumburg.
For information, (630/847) 289-8054.
John F. Gandy of Lisle
Funeral services for John F. Gandy, 40, will begin at 11 a.m. today,
at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville, and continue
with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle
Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville.
Born Sept.12, 1958, in Hammond, Ind., he died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998,
at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Interment will be in SS. Peter
and Paul Cemetery, Wheaton.
He was a 1976 graduate of Naperville Community High School and a 1981
graduate of Purdue University.Mr.
Gandy was most recently employed by Tellabs Operations, Inc. as a Lead
Engineer and had worked for them for the past 17 years. Mr.Gandy
was a private pilot and a former member of the Civil Air Patrol.
He is survived by his mother, Rose M. (nee Kansky) Gandy of Naperville;
brother, Brian Gandy of Wheaton; sisters, Rosanne Gandy of Alpharetta,
Ga.and Elaine McGann of Moab, Utah; niece, Amanda (Layne) Fuell of England;
and great-niece, Sierra Fuell also of England.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rudolph F.Gandy.
For information, (630) 355-0264.
Robert Lewis Gillilan formerly of Barrington
A memorial service for Robert Lewis Gillilan, 85, formerly of Tower
Lakes/ Barrington, will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at Davidson River Brevard
Presbyterian Church in Brevard, N.C.
Born in Springville, Utah, he died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, in Brevard.
He retired after a 40 year career as an executive with AT & T.
He was a graduate of the Unviersity of Michigan School of Engineering.Active
for many years with the Boy Scouts, he was a former commissioner of the
Northwest Suburban Boy Scout Council. He was the recipient of scouting's
Silver Beaver award and active in several leadership roles with the Community
Church of Barrington.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Dorothy (nee Peck); sons, R.
Lewis (Jan) Gillilan Jr.of Poriya Elite, Israel, Bruce (Marta) Gillilan
of Mount Prospect; daughter, Margery P. Johnson of Hickory, N.C.; and 10
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Suzanne.
Raoul J. Gravel, 53, of Des Plaines, died Monday, Sept. 21. Arrangements
were made by Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, (847) 824-5155.
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.,
Born July 24, 1949, in Chicago, Mr. Grimes died Friday, Sept.18, 1998,
An employee of Central Wisconsin Railroad, he was a graduate of Northern
Survivors include his aunts and uncle, Edna Johnson, Bernice Muhlhausen
and Raymond (Elaine) Leonhard; best friend, Bill (Laurene) Wagner; and
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and LaVerne Grimes.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association, are
For information, (847) 255-7800.
Kenneth T. Kay of Buffalo Grove
Memorial services for Kenneth T. Kay, 79, of Buffalo Grove for 30 years,
will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201
N. Northwest Hwy.,Palatine.
Born May 29, 1919, in Sedalia, Mo., he died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998,
at Northwest Continuing Care, Arlington Heights. Interment will be private.
He worked for Reuters News Service and Telerate Information Systems
in Chicago before retiring in 1991. He was a veteran of World War II and
the Korean War, serving as a captain in the Air Force. He was a member
of the Arlington Heights American Legion Merle Guild Post #208 and Ararat
Shrine Temple Lodge of Kansas City, Mo.
Survivors include his wife, Ulrike E. (nee von Teubern) Kay of Buffalo
Grove; daughter, Victoria J. (Chris) Simcox of Joliet; and son, Jeffrey
W. Kay of Chicago.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Myrtle; and sister,
Visitation will be from 6 p.m .until the time of services Thursday,
at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated for The American Cancer Society,
625 N. Court, Suite 280, Palatine, IL 60067 or your favorite charity.
For information, (847) 358-7411.
Jennifer Lynn Kirwan of rural Elburn
A funeral Mass for Jennifer Lynn Kirwan, 17, will be held at 10:30
a.m. Thursday, at St.Gall Church, corner of Shannon and Route 47, Elburn.
Fr. Richard Paddock will officiate. Interment will be in St. Gall
She died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, when she was involved in a car accident
near Elburn. Passing in a moment from time into eternity, Jenni stepped
from life unto Life and the spirit that so many loved so dearly dances
in the Light, one step beyond the limit of our sight.
She was born March 10, 1981, in Downers Grove, the daughter of William
C.and Linda S. (nee Franzen) Kirwan.
She began her education in Wheaton and also attended St. Charles schools
for a short time before moving to Kaneland where she started third grade.Bright,
ambitious and outgoing, Jenni especially loved sports and music.A top athlete
in cross country running, track and volleyball, she won dozens of awards
and earned numerous trophies but this year was especially proud to have
been named to the varsity cheerleading squad and to be chosen as captain
of the varsity cross country team.
Jenni was employed at the Elburn Kountry Kettle for several years,
where she especially brightened the lives of her senior citizen friends.
She touched the hearts of hundreds whose lives were forever changed
because she was `just Jenni'; no matter where she went of what she did,
she was simply one in a million.
She is survived by her mother, Linda (Richard) Kelley of Elburn; father,
William (Lorrie) Kirwan of Naperville; sister, Lindsay Kirwan of Elburn;
brother, Sean (born Jan.18, 1997); maternal grandmother, LaVerne Franzen
of Tinley Park; paternal grandparents, William P. and Mary Kirwan of Stuart,
Fla.; paternal great-grandmother, Mary Rose Kirwan, also of Stuart; and
many beloved aunts, uncles and cousins. In addition, she leaves her
beloved Golden Retriever, Shilo.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Paul Franzen;
and maternal great-grandparents, Arthur and Stella Hutchinson.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today, at the church.
A memorial fund in her name has been established in care of P.O. Box
A, Elburn, IL 60119.
Arrangements were made by Conley Funeral Home, Elburn.
For information, (800) 8CONLEY.
Albert G. Klaus Jr. of Hanover Park
Services for Albert G. Klaus Jr., 68, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday,
at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg.
Born Aug. 9, 1930, in Chicago, he died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998, at
Hoffman Estates Medical Center. Burial will be in Mount Emblem Cemetery,
He was Past Worshipful Master of Crystal Honor Lodge No.1025; member
of El Jaala, Des Plaines; Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Indiana Forest No.189;
Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Lodge Council Chapter Consistory; Betsy
Ross Chapter No. 834, Order of Eastern Star, Chicago; Illinois Lodge of
& A.M.; The Grand Council of Cryptic Masons in Illinois, Super
Excellent Master, Rockford Council #30; and life member of Commardary No.
36, Palatine, Ill.
Knights Templar. He was also a member of Tebala Temple A.A.O.N.M.S.,
of Rockford; Society of Hospitalers of the Inner Temple, Chicago; Grand
& Glorious Order of Hillbilly Degree, Clan No.
57, Lockport, Ill.; Grand Order of the Sword of Bunker Hill, Blackhawk
Order No. 8, Stockton, Ill.;life member of Royal Arch Masons, Palatine
Chapter No. 206; Treasurer Square & Compasses Lodge No.1174, A.F. &
A.M.; and a 44 year Mason.
He was the beloved husband of Laura Klaus (nee Engel); loving father
of Wayne Klaus, Linda (James) Hanger and Cheryl (William) Robinson; grandfather
of Steven (Lisa Mark) Bunkowske Jr., Anthony (Madeline) Bunkowske, Ashley
Klaus, Jamie Klaus, Erika Robinson, Daniel Hanger and Krystle Hanger; dear
son of Rose C. and the late Albert G. Klaus Sr.; brother of Mary (Leonard)
Stensland; uncle of three nephews; and granduncle of seven grandnieces
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice
in his name.
For information, (847) 882-5580.
Joshua Kuschmirz, 21, of Elgin, died Monday, Sept.21.Arrangements were
made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-8800.
Hugo Pedro Lahera of Round Lake Beach
A funeral Blessing for Hugo Pedro Lahera, 71, will be held at 7 p.m.Friday,
at the Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Rd.,
Grayslake. Fr. F. Cuevas will officiate.
Born April 5, 1927, in Cuba, he died Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at St.
Therese Medical Center in Waukegan. Interment will be private.
He came to the United States in 1962, and has been a resident of Round
Lake Beach since 1976, coming from Chicago.
He retired in 1988, from Rego Company of Chicago where he was employed
for more than 21 years.
He leaves his wife, Blanca (nee de Rojas), whom he married on July
3, 1948, in Cuba; daughter, Ellen (Doug) Richter of Vernon Hills; sons,
Hugo and Juan L. both of Round Lake Beach and Juan C. (Sandy) Lahera of
Grayslake; grandchildren, Nicolas, Michael and Katie; and sisters, Maria
V. Romanach and Pura M.Viar.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lazaro and Pura Lahera; and
Friends of the family may visit from 4 p.m.until the time of services
Friday, at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be given to Catholic Charities in his memory.
For information, (847) 223-8122.
Connie A. Lucas of Streamwood
Services for Connie A. Lucas (nee Russell), 46, will be held Friday,
at Brockman and Sons Funeral Home, Vincennes, Ind.
Born Sept.7, 1952, in Vincennes, she died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998,
in Arlington Heights. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Vincennes.
A salesperson for Kirby in Arlington Heights, she is survived by her
mother, Anna (John) Welch; children, Richard Lucas and Carrie (Sean) Dalton;brother,
Larry Russell; and sisters, Sandra Russell (James) Cox and Linda (Thomas)
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral
Home, 330 W. Golf Rd., Schaumburg.
Memorials may be made to your favorite charity or Toys for Tots.
For information, (847) 882-5580.
Richard L. Majewski, 59, of West Chicago, died Monday, Sept. 21.
Arrangements were made by Williams-Woodward Funeral Home, West Chicago,
Nancy C. Miller of Hoffman Estates
Private services for Nancy C. Miller, 58, were held Monday, at Michaels
Funeral Home, Schaumburg.
Born Aug.11, 1940, in Merrill, Wis., the daughter of Virginia and John
MacNeil, she passed away Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at Lexington-Bloomingdale
Health Care Center.
She graduated from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls. During
her life she worked for Connecticut General Insurance, Ernst and Ernst
Accounting, Northwest Opportunity Center and was keeper and mother of the
Surviving is her husband of 35 years, Richard; children, Michelle of
Aspen, Colo. and Mario of Hoffman Estates; mother, Virginia MacNeil of
Rice Lake, Wis.; brothers, John of Rice Lake and Donald of Arlington Heights;
and nephews, Michael John and Donald.
She was preceded in death by her father, John; and nephew, Kevin.
Sympathy can be express by donations to Rush Presbyterian-St.Luke's
Alzheimers Disease Center, 710 S.
Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60612-3864, in memory of Nancy.
For information, (847) 891-2900.
Elaine G. Mossbarger of Schaumburg
Prayers for Elaine G. Mossbarger (nee Marshall), 70, formerly of Chicago,
will be said at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle
Rd.,Schaumburg. Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Marcelline Church.
Born Feb.8, 1928, in Chicago, she died Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at Alexian
Brothers Hospital. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery, Palatine.
Employed in insurance sales, she was the wife of Russell; mother of
Susan (Phil) Schuda and Karen (Greg) Kijek; sister of Eleanor Garig, Evelyn
(Emett) Slattery and Delores (Albert) Trendel; and grandmother of Kristine,
Brian, Kevin and Stefani.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 891-2900.
Kenneth Whitehill Mowry of Naperville
A graveside service for Kenneth Whitehill Mowry, 91, will be held at
1 p.m. Thursday, at the Wisconsin Memorial Park, 13235 West Capital Dr.,
Born April 12, 1907, in Homestead, Pa.,he died Monday, Sept.21, 1998,
at Manorcare Health Services in Naperville.
Mr. Mowry was a graduate of Georgia Tech and was the recipient of the
Gold Scholarship `T' Award and was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor
Society. He was retired from the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company,
where he worked as an engineer.
Survived by one niece Carolyn May Jordan of Washburn, Wis., he was
preceded in death by his parents, Howard Goodrich and Iva May (nee Whitehall)
Mowry; wife, Lorene Libby Mowry; and sisters and brother-in-law, Helen
Von Kaenel and Betty (Sheldon) Beyer.
Arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville.
For information, (630) 355-0264.
Harold T. Nelson formerly of Park Ridge
Services for Harold T. Nelson.96, of Fort Myers, Fla., will be held
at 2 p.m.
Friday, at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Pompano Beach, Fla.
Born Oct.31, 1901, in Chicago, he died Mondat, Sept.21, 1998.Burial
will be in Pompano Beach, Fla.
Retired from Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company,
he was the husband of 68 years of Virginia (nee Jaeger); father of Richard
(Sharon) of Fort Myers and Robert (Virginia) of Palatine; and grandfather
of David, Dawn and Doug.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of services Friday, at
the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 41 S.Rohlwing Rd.,Palatine,
Dorothy M. McNichols of West Chicago
Prayers for Dorothy M. McNichols, 90, will be said at 9:30 a.m.Thursday,
at the Norris-Walen Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St.,West Chicago.Mass will
follow at 10 a.m.atSt.Mary's Church, 147 Oakwood Ave.,West Chicago.
Born Dec.18, 1907, in Geneva, she died Saturday, Sept.19, 1998, at
Glen Oak Nursing Home in Northbrook.Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery,
Mrs.Mc Nichols lived in West Chicago for more than 75 years before
moving to Northbrook in 1988.
Survivors include her daughters, Mary Louise Johnson of Rockford, Patricia
McNichols of Monticello, Ill., Agnes (Hal) Grisamer of Arkansas, Margaret
McNichols of Monticello, Theresa Hulquist of Hayward, Wis., Alice (Carl)
Lorenz of Oswego, Ill.and Bernice Walters of Monticello; 20 grandchildren;
24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Mc Nichols in 1980;
sons, Lawrence in 1987 and Donald in 1974; daughter, Catherine Griffin
in 1992; her parents; sister, Francis Davis; and brother, Paul Vest.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 231-0060.
John L. Palm of Elgin
Services for John L. Palm, 92, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Thursday,
at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Elgin.Rev. Paul Hayes will officiate.
Born Jan.18, 1906, in Elgin, he died Sunday, Sept.20, 1998, at Rosewood
Care Center in Elgin. Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery.
He had been a resident of Elgin all his life and had been employed
by the Elgin National Watch Company for 39 years before retiring.He was
a memberof Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Elgin and The Eagles Club of Elgin
for 25 years.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Bargholz Palm; two nieces; four nephews;
11 grand nieces and nephews; and one great-grandnephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Ethel Sandberg, Esther
Palm, Helen King, Olive Palm and Doris Gronberg; and two brothers in infancy.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.today, at Laird Funeral Home, 310
S. State St.,Elgin and from 10 a.m.until the time of services Thursday,
at the church.
Memorials may be given to the church.
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Lloyd L. Petersen Sr. of Carol Stream
Services for Lloyd L. Petersen Sr., 72, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday,
at Trinity Lutheran Church, 405 S. Rush St., Roselle.
He will lie in state from 10:30 a.m.until the time of services.
Born Dec.18, 1925, in Clearwater, Neb.,he died Monday, Sept.21, 1998,
at Central DuPage Hospital.Burial will be in Chapel Hill West Cemetery,
He was a member of the Carol Stream/Wheaton V.F.W., and served in World
War II in France and central Europe.
He was the husband of Nellie Tubbs; father of Lloyd L. Jr. (Linda),
Jerry A., Donald D. (Raelene), Robin (Mark) Guzman and the late Peggy Sue;
brother of Gene Siem, Joyce (Marshall) Luth and the late Wendal (Darlene)
Petersen; and grandfather of eight.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Brust Funeral Home,
415 N.Gary Ave.,Carol Stream.
For information, (630) 510-0044.
Hazel June Renwick of Elgin
Hazel June Renwick (nee Lindstrom), passed away on Thursday, Sept.17,
1998, after a long struggle with emphysema and cancer.
She is survived by her daughters and son, Judy (Dennis) White, Pauline
(Mike) Zeitner, Maryann Van Dyke and LeRoy Renwick (Lee); 15 grandchildren;
14 great-grandchildren; and friend and companion of 26 years, Travis Hayes.
As per her wishes, there will be no traditional funeral.Instead there
will be a celebration of her life Friday, Sept. 25, 1998, at 128 N.Aldine
Party food and drink provided, dress is casual, all who knew her are
welcome, but come happy and enjoy yourself.
Our mother wrote this herself and we, her children, have the pleasure
of carrying out her wishes.This is not an obligation, but an act of love.We
hope you will attend to celebrate with us her life, for that is really
what she wanted.
For information, (847)518-1010.
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.
Leon F. Schwind of Richmond
A funeral Mass for Leon F. Schwind, 66, will be held at St. Joseph
Catholic Church in Richmond, Ill.Rev.Fr.Joseph Kaiser will officiate.
Born Feb.28, 1932, in Evanston, the son of Alphonse and Lucy Schneider
Schwind, he died Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at St.Anthony's Medical Center
in Rockford.Interment will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Harvard.
He was married to Diane Maierhofer on June 6, 1953, in Buffalo Grove.Leon
was a farmer all of his life, he operated Schwind's Vegetable Stand and
Roadside Market for many years.He also worked for McHenry County Highway
Department for more than 24 years, retiring four and one half years ago.He
was a member of St.Joseph's Catholic Church in Richmond, where he served
as a usher, a member of the Harvard Moose Lodge #1289, the Catholic Order
of Forsters and the McHenry County Farm Bureau.
Survivors include his wife, Diane; sons, Leon W. (Karen) Schwind of
Sarasota, Fla.,Glen (Darlene) Schwind of Richmond and Dennis (Shelli) Schwind
of Burlington, Wis.;grandchildren, James, Kimberly, Amy, Eric, Renae, Matthew,
Sarah and Daniel; sister, Lucille (Robert) Greip of Lake Zurich; and brother,
Roland (Betty) Schwind of Lincolnshire.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Ryan Glen Schwind.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.today, at Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home,
Memorials may be made in his name to the Richmond Rescue Squad or Masses.
For information, (815) 678-7311.
Lynne V. Taylor, 42, of Lisle, died Tuesday, Sept. 22. Arrangements
were made by Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, (630) 964-9392.
Carolyn J. Wendt of St.Charles
Services for Carolyn J. Wendt, 64, will be held at 3 p.m.Thursday,
at the Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E.Main St., St.Charles.
Born Jan.29, 1934, in Chicago, she died Sunday, Sept.20, 1998, at the
New Perspective Residential Alzheimers Care Center in Wheeling.Interment
will be private.
Her first love was art and creating beauty.She owned and operated the
17th Stair Decorating Shop in Glen Ellyn.She was also a member of the Fox
Valley Unity Church in Batavia.
Survivors include her husband, Albert; son, Larry (Cathy) Wendt of
Elmhurst; daughter, Sherry (Jim Johnson) Wendt of Carol Stream; and grandchildren,
Christopher Wendt, Vanessa Wendt, Brandon Niemczyk and David Silberhorn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Mary Ragusin.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.today, at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
Association, Chicago-area chapter, 4709 Golf Rd.,Suite 1015, Skokie, IL
For information, (630) 584-0060.
Jacqueline Marie Yount of Naperville
Funeral services for Jacqueline Marie Yount, 50, will begin at 10 a.m.Friday,
at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W.Van Buren, Naperville, and continue
with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m.at St.Raphael Catholic Church,
1215 Modaff Rd., Naperville.
Born Sept.26, 1947, in Chicago, she died Monday, Sept.21, 1998, at
Edward Hospital in Naperville.Interment will be in SS.Peter and PaulCemetery.
Mrs.Yount was a homemaker and a member of St.Raphael Catholic Church
She is survived byher husband, Clair H. Yount, son, Joseph Yount, and
daughter, Allison Yount all of Naperville; sisters, Donna (Gary) Hartman
of Geneva and Winona (Frank) Holan of Dixon, Ill.; and father, Martin DuCharme
of Rapid City, S.D.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Rose (nee Sacco) DuCharme.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at thefuneral home.
Memorials in Mrs.Yount's name may be made to the American Diabetes
Association, Northern Illinois Affiliate, 6 N. Michigan Ave.,Suite 1202,
Chicago, IL 60602.
For information, (630) 355-0264.