Wilhelmina Decker of Arlington Heights
Services for Wilhemina `Minnie' Decker (nee Brinkmann), 91, of Arlington
Heights, will be held at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest
Hwy., Arlington Heights.
Born Oct. 9, 1906, in Oldenburg, Germany, she died Thursday, Sept.24,
1998, at the Lutheran Home for the Aged.
Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Erik Decker, he preceded
her in death in 1964; mother of Renate (Ross) Miller; sister of the late
Fred Brinkmann; grandmother of Henry (Carol), Lee Rucks and Cindy (Joe)
Buschek; great-grandmother of Brianna Rucks and Lauren Buschek; and dear
friend of many.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Lauterburg andOehler
Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy.,Arlington Heights.
For information, (847) 253-5423.
Shana J. Doty of Hampshire
Services for Shana J. Doty, 20, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at
Fredrick Funeral Home, 284 Park St., Hampshire. The Rev. James N.
Hughes of Trinity Lutheran Church will officiate.
Born Sept.15, 1978, in Sycamore, to Gary and Rose (nee Adkins) Doty,
she passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, from injuries incurred in an
automobile accident in DeKalb County.Burial will follow the services, in
Hampshire Center Cemetery.
Ms. Doty was a 1996 graduate of Hampshire High School and was working
as head administrative assistant at CSI Communications in Dundee.
Surviving are her mother, Rose (John) Michael of Elgin; father, Gary
E. Doty of Stillman Valley; brothers, Shawn E. Doty and Shane L. Doty,
both of Hampshire; stepsister, Jennifer Rose Michael; grandparents, Lemuel
and Lynda Adkins of Des Plaines, Bernice and James Jones of Sycamore, and
W.H. and Barbara Michael of Elgin; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Marilyn Adkins; and grandfather,
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shana
J. Doty Memorial Fund, c/o Fredrick Funeral Home, P.O. Box 445, Hampshire,
For information, (847) 683-2711.
Frank Thomas Gray, 72, of Downers Grove, died Saturday, Sept.26.
Arrangements were made by Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, (630) 964-9392.
Virginia Jane Grek of Island Lake
Services for Virginia Jane Grek (nee Scranton), 73, will be held
at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main
Born Aug.12, 1925, in West Haven, Conn., she died Saturday, Sept.26,
1998, in Island Lake.
Mrs. Grek was a retired postmaster for Island Lake with 10 years of
service and a former Island Lake Civil Defense Director.Previously, she
had worked as an editor for the Tri-County Free Press, and she was a member
of the Island Lake Park and Recreation Committee.
Survivors include her children, Virginia J. (David) Preston of Lexington,
Ky., and Nancy J. Grek, Stephen J. Grek Jr., Georgine S. (David) Cooper
and Linda E. (James) Taylor, all of Island Lake; grandchildren, Amanda
and Rachel Grek, David and Anna Cooper, Jenny and James Taylor and Emma
and Ryan Keeton; brother, George M. (Shirley) Scranton of Connecticut;
and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen J. Grek Sr.; parents,
Ella K. and George T. Scranton; godmother, Ann Neilson; and brother, Charles
M. (Olive) Scranton.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the
time of services at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, Faith
Community Church of Prairie Grove Building Fund or the Park and Recreation
Department of Island Lake.
For information, (847) 526-2115.
Albert A. Grubb of Round Lake
A Mass of the Resurrection for Albert A.Grubb, 51, will be celebrated
at 9:30 a.m.Wednesday, at St.Joseph Catholic Church, Round Lake.The Rev.Raymond
Skriba will officiate.
Born Aug.9, 1947, in Chicago, he passed away Saturday, Sept.26, 1998,
at St.Therese Medical Center, Waukegan.
Intermentwill follow Mass, in St. Adalbert Cemetery, 6800 N. Milwaukee
A resident of Round Lake for more than 45 years, Mr. Grubb was a graduate
of Grayslake Community High School, Class of 1965. He was also a
member of the Abbott Ski Club and the American Blind Ski Club.
He leaves his wife, Barbara Grubb (nee Pulczynski); mother, Josephine
Grubb of Round Lake Beach; sister, Jo Ann (Philip) Catalano of Stevensville,
Mont.; nephews, Russ and Tom Catalano; four great-nephews and -nieces;
the Orwinski/Pulczynski Family of Johnsburg, Ill.;and the Rohloveder Family
He was preceded in death by his father, Albert C. Grubb, July 27, 1964.
Friends may visit from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Strang Funeral Chapel
& Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.
For information, (847) 223-8122.
Robert J. Haenisch of Lake in the Hills
Robert J. Haenisch, 44, died suddenly Saturday, Sept.26, 1998, at Elmhurst
He was employed by Hoerbiger-Origa Corporation for 18 years. He formerly
skated for the Mount Prospect speedskating club and wished for peace on
He was the beloved father of Jeff and Jill; husband of Sharon; brother
of Thomas, Jerry, Mary (Waller), Herman and Margie; and uncle of many nieces
Friends may call on the family from 4 to 9 p.m.Wednesday, at 49 Hilltop
Dr., Lake in the Hills.
Memorials may be made to Sherman Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Center
For information, (847) 658-4904.
Grace E. Hickey of Elgin
Prayers for Grace E. Hickey, 83, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday,
at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin, followed by a 10 a.m.Mass
Laurence Catholic Church. The Rev. Joseph F. Kulak will officiate.
Born May 30, 1915, in DeKalb, the daughter of Charles and Nora Gleason
Fitzgerald, she died Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998, at Rosewood Care Center, Elgin.
Mrs. Hickey was a graduate of Northern Illinois University. She taught
in the Oak Park School District and as a substitute teacher for School
A resident of Elgin since 1952, she had been a member of St. Laurence
Survivors include her husband, Gerald S. Hickey; daughter, Lynn (Cliff)
Bartelt of Geneva; son, Kevin G. Hickey of Chicago; grandchildren, Elizabeth
(Brad) Lipinski of Bartlett and Jennifer Wehling of DeKalb; great-grandchildren,
Emily and Faythe Mayer of DeKalb; brother, Edward G. Fitzgerald of DeKalb;
and other special relatives and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Charles Fitzgerald;
and sister, Honora Fitzgerald.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.today,at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Arnold H. Hildebrandt of Rolling Meadows
A memorial service for Arnold H. Hildebrandt, 68, will be held at 11
a.m.Friday, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 111 W. Olive St., Arlington Heights.
Born Dec.28, 1929,in Arlington Heights, he died Saturday, Sept. 26,
1998, at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago. Interment will
A veteran, Mr. Hildebrandt served in the Navy during the Korean War
and in the Naval Reserves through 1957. He was employed by the Postal
Service from 1961 through 1970, and by NBD Bank from 1974 through 1990.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Mary Ann Hildebrandt (nee Storm),
whom he married Sept.4, 1954; children, Fredrick William (Sheila) Hildebrandt
of Louisville, Ky., John Arnold (Renee) Hildebrandt of Carbondale, Ill.,
Mark David (Mary) Hildebrandt of Hoffman Estates and Bonnie Ruth (Lawrence)
Robertson of Fox River Grove; grandchildren, Teresa (Tim) Masterson, Jason,
Cindy, Jenny, Fred, Mike, Mark, Amy, Eric, Anna and Gracie; great-grandchildren,
Cory and Jonathan; sisters, Ruth (Vincent) Iacona of New Jersey and Lorna
Grove of Oregon, Ill.; and brother, Wilbert (Margaret) Hildebrandt of Michigan.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Glueckert Funeral
Home, Ltd.,1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine
Road), Arlington Heights.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the St.
Peter Lutheran Church Radio Ministry or to the Seniors New Direction Ministry.
For information, (847) 253-0168.
God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, So He put His arms
around you and said, `Come with me.' A golden heart stopped beating, loving
hands putto rest, God proves to us again, He only takes the best.
Anne `Annie' Barbara Hood of Geneva
Funeral services for Anne `Annie' Barbara Hood, 11 months, will begin
at 9:15 a.m.Wednesday, at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E.State St., Geneva,
and continue to St. Peter Catholic Church for a 10 a.m. Mass. Father Joseph
F. Jarmoluk will officiate.
Born Oct.8, 1997, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, she passed
away Saturday, Sept.26, 1998, at Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva.Burial
will follow the services in Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva.
She is survived by her loving parents, David and Julie; paternal grandparents,
John and Rosemary Hood of St.Charles; maternal grandmother, Barbara Cagney
of Geneva; uncles, Christopher (Samona) Hood of Batavia, Michael (Lindy)
Hood of N.C., Robert Cagney of Pa., Brian (Dawn) Cagney of Bataviaand Kevin
(Jolene) Cagney of Geneva; aunt, Kathleen (Peter) Weinstein of Highland
Park; and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Robert Cagney.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, with a liturgical service
at 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Annie Hood Medical
Fund c/o Regency Federal Savings, 808 W. State St.,Geneva, IL 60134.
For information, (630) 232-8233.
Henry L. Jarnholm, 67, of Hanover Park, died Friday, Sept.25. Arrangements
were made by Brust Funeral Home, Carol Stream, (630) 510-0044.
Scott D. Kuhn of Rolling Meadows
Mass for Scott D. Kuhn, 42, formerly of Mount Prospect, will be celebrated
at 10 a.m.Tuesday, at St.Raymond de Penafort Church, at Elmhurst Ave.and
Lincoln St.,Mount Prospect.Hewill lie in state one hour prior to the Mass.
Born May 12, 1956, in Chicago, he died Saturday, Sept.26, 1998, at
Northwest Community Hospital.Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery,
He worked as an auto mechanic for the past 25 years.
Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Denise (nee Ponder); mother,
Margaret (nee Sugrue); mother-in-law, Florence Ponder; brothers, Garry
(Lillian) Kuhn of Antioch and James Kuhn of Crystal River, Fla.;nieces,
Marlee and Andrea; nephew, Martin; and great-nephew, Reily.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Kuhn; and father-in-law,
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.today, at Lauterburg and Oehler
Funeral Home, 2000 E.Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights.
For information, (847) 253-5423.
Herman T. Levandowski of Huntley
A Mass of Christian Burial for Herman T. Levandowski, 73, formerly
of Elk Grove Village, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at St.
Mary Catholic Church, Huntley. The Rev. Robert M. Garrity will officiate.
Born June 1, 1925, in Chicago, to Theodore and Verona (nee Krajecki)
Levandowski, he died Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, at Centegra Memorial Medical
Center, Woodstock.Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Church Cemetery.
A veteran, Mr.Levandowski served in the Marine Corps during World War
II and received the Purple Heart.He and his wife, Evelyn, were longtime
residents of Elk Grove Village before moving to Huntley.He had been employed
by the A & P Food Stores for more than 40 years, and later worked as
a custodian for Glenview School District #34.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Evelyn L. Levandowski (nee Haun),
whom he married Jan.18, 1947; five children, Dennis (Rosemary) Levandowski
of St. Charles, Kathleen (Carmen) Mazzuca of Schaumburg, Mary Lynn (Doug)
Smith of Lakeville, Minn., Margie Joyce of Bartlett and Steven Levandowski
of St. Charles; and 12 grandchildren.He is also survived by his sister,
Lucy (Erwin) Bartoszewski of Chicago; and brothers, Thomas Levandowski
of River Grove and Richard (Debbie) Levandowski of Glendale, Ariz.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Michael
Levandowski; two sisters; and one brother.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Fredrick Funeral Home,
284 Park St.,Hampshire.
In lieu of flowers, masses may be given, or memorials made, in his
name to the St.Mary's Church Building Fund.
For information, (847) 683-2711.
Mary McBrien of Grayslake
Funeral services for Mary McBrien, 71, will be held at 8 p.m.today,
at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd.,410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.
Born May 12, 1927, in Winston-Salem, N.C., she passed away Thursday,
Sept. 24, 1998, at Manor Care Health Services in Libertyville.Interment
Mrs. McBrien, a resident of Grayslake for more than 30 years, had worked
at Parkway Foods for 15 years.She was a longtime supporter of Grayslake
Public Library and a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs.
She leaves her children, James (Brenda) McBrien of Wildwood, Charles
(Jennifer) McBrien of Robinsonville, Miss., Gerol (Patricia) McBrien of
Lakeville, Minn.and Karen (Dennis) Wuorenma; and her five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by herhusband, James L., in 1994, and sisters,
Georgia McKnight and Francis Smart.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m.until the time of services at 8 p.m.today,
at the funeral chapel.
For information, (847) 223-8122.
Bert A. McInerney of Carpentersville
Funeral services for Bert A. McInerney, 73, will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday,
at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W.Main St.,West Dundee, with the Rev.Jack Torgersen
Born Nov.17, 1924, Forest Park, he died Friday, Sept.25, 1998, at Sherman
Hospital in Elgin.Burial willbe in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East
Mr.McInerney was a 45-year resident of the Carpentersville area.An
Army veteran of World War II, he served in the military police stationed
He was employed by Ecko Products of Wheeling for 25 years before retiring
in 1990 and was a charter member of VFW #5915 of Carpentersville.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Maria, they married March 28,
1952; daughter, Gabriele (Stefan) Lautner of Munich, Germany; stepson,
Udo Peter (Roberta Taylor) Mueller of Montgomery, Ill.;and four grandchildren,
Christine and Stefan Lautner, Christine (Terry) Mitchell and Michelle Mueller.
He was preceded in death by his brother, James, and grandson, Mark.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorialsmay be made to the Carpentersville Paramedics.
For information, (847) 426-3436.
Josephine Minkley of Bartlett
Services for Josephine Minkley (nee Niesman), 87, of Bartlett and Sun
City, Ariz.,will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, at Countryside Funeral Home,
1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Road), Streamwood/Schaumburg.
Born March 10, 1911, in Chicago, she died Thursday, Sept.24, 1998,
at Hoffman Estates Medical Center.Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery,
Bloomfield Township, Wisconsin.
Mrs. Minkley was a retired bookkeeper for the G.D. Searle Company.
Survivors include her children, Lee (Donald) Lewan of Sun City and
Donald (Dolores nee Gaudio) Minkley of Morton Grove; grandchildren, Kim
(Bill) Verfurth, Donna (Marc) Adler, Scott Minkley, Craig (Donna) Minkley,
Renee Van Hee, Dawn (Stacey) Elledge, Romona (Kurt) Weinbert, Monica (Michael)
Cramer, Christopher Minkley and Stephanie Minkley; 14 great-grandchildren;
sisters, Geraldine Lungstrum and Lorraine Hunter; and brother, Kenneth
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arno Minkley; and brothers,
Robert,Gerald and Donald Niesman.
For information, (630) 289-8054.
John J. Moretti, 71, of Carpentersville, died Sunday, Sept.27, 1998.
Arrangements are incomplete with Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee, (847)
Eleanor C. Murray of Wheaton
Prayers for Eleanor C. Murray will be said at 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, at
Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton, followed by an 11 a.m.
Mass at St.Michael Catholic Church, West and Illinois St.,Wheaton.
Born in Lincoln, Ill., she died Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, at Edward
Hospital in Naperville.Interment will take place Wednesday at Holy Cross
Cemetery in Lincoln.
Mrs. Murray graduated from the Loyola School of Nursing and worked
as a public health nurse and for the DuPage Convalescent Center for more
than 25 years.
She is survived by four children, Dianne (Dennis) Drew, Michael and
Timothy Murray and Mary (Joseph) Biron; four grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren;
and three sisters, Mary Knollenberg, Joanna Friel and Phyllis Morrow.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James G. Murray.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 6 N. Michigan
Ave., Suite 1202, Chicago, IL 60602.
For information, (630) 668-0027.
Mathea E. Nuzzo-Bird of Palatine
Funeral services for Mathea E. Nuzzo-Bird (nee Marro), 89, will be
held at 10 a.m.Tuesday, at St.Thomas of Villanova Church, Palatine.
Born May 21, 1919, in Chicago, she died Sept.26, 1998, at her home.Entombment
will be in All Saints Cemetery Mausoleum.
She was the wife of the late James J.
Nuzzo Sr.and Michael J.Bird of Palatine; mother of Dr.James J. (the
late Stephanie) Nuzzo Jr. of Barrington, Leonard C. (Terry) Nuzzo of Barrington
and Nadine A. (Bob) Browy of Lake Zurich; grandmother of Janelle, Frank,
Mathea, Jim, Steve and Natalie Nuzzo and Rob, Joseph and Emily Browy; sister
of Rose (Charles) Lucchese of Arlington Heights; and grandmother of nine.
Visitation will be 3 to 9 p.m.today, at Oehler Funeral Home, 555 Lee
St., Des Plaines.
For information, (847) 824-5155.
Harry C. Phillips, 77, of Bartlett, died Friday, Sept.25. Arrangements
were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Bartlett, (630) 289-7575.
Jeremy M. Ritt of Elgin
Funeral services for Jeremy M. Ritt, 25, will be held at 1 p.m.Wednesday,
at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin. The Rev. Harold Ross
Born Dec.26, 1972, in Elgin, the son of Brian and Janet Olesen Ritt,
he died Saturday, Sept.26, 1998, in Elgin, from injuries sustained in an
automobile accident.Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.
He was a graduate of Burlington Central High School and was employed
by Dell Construction in St.Charles.
Survivors include his mother, Janet Olesen Ritt of Elgin; father, Brian
Ritt of Chicago; sister, Heather Ritt of Huntley; nephew, Nicholas Vanderkarr;
maternal grandparents, Darrell and Marilyn Olesen of Hollister, Mo.;paternal
grandparents, Richard and Gloria Ritt of Tucson, Ariz.;and many aunts,
uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Louann Schulten of Elgin
Services for Louann Schulten, 39, will be held at 11 a.m.Wednesday,
at the James A.O'Connor Funeral Home, 11603 E. Main St., Huntley.
Born July 5, 1959, in Chicago, to Fred and Fredia (nee Lautz) Schulten,
she died Saturday, Sept.26, 1998, at her home, following a courageous battle
with cancer.Burial will be in Huntley Cemetery.
Ms. Schulten was a 1977 graduate of Jacobs High School and, for the
past nine years, had been employed by Midwest Trading of St.Charles.
Surviving are her children, Jeremy Hansen, Miguel Castaneda, Adon Castaneda
and Elizabeth Castaneda; mother, Fredia (Harold) Lake of Huntley; maternal
grandmother, Mayme Drew of Marion; fiance, Robert Keller of Elgin; sisters,
Suzanne (Michael) Groesser of Lake in the Hills and JoAnn Schulten; brother,
Herb (Gail) Schulten of Sharon, Wis.;and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; paternal grandparents, Herb
and Nettie Schulten; and maternal grandfathers, William Lautz and George
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to benefit her children's
education may be made to the Louann Schulten Memorial Fund c/o the James
A. O'Connor Funeral Home, P.O. Box 445, Huntley, IL 60142.
For information, (847) 669-5111.
Linda L. Seward of Plato Township
Memorial services for Linda L. Seward, 57, will be held at 2 p.m.Tuesday,
at St.Peter's Lutheran Church of North Plato.The Rev.Edward A.Davis will
officiate.A reception celebrating her life will be held immediately following
the funeral service at the Hampshire V.F.W.
Born April 14, 1941, in Elgin, the daughter of William and Jeanette
(nee Westphal) Leiseberg, she died Friday, Sept. 25, 1998, at Provena St.
Joseph Hospital in Elgin.Private burial will be in Plato Center Cemetery.
She was a 1959 graduate of Elgin High School and married Jerry P. Seward
on June 27, 1959, in Elgin.She was a resident of the Elgin and Plato areasall
Surviving are her sons, Jerry Seward of Plato Township and Scott (Jody)
Seward of Crystal Lake; daughter, Michelle (David) Altepeter of Hampshire;
grandchildren, Melissa Altepeter, Christine Seward, Jacklyn Seward, Ryan
Altepeter and Scott Seward; and sisters, JoAnn (Lawrence) O'Brien and Marie
(Gary) Levey both of Hampshire and Patricia Leiseberg of Woodstock.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Jerry on Sept.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Linda L.Seward Memorial
Fund in care of Fredrick Funeral Home, P.C., Box 445, Hampshire, IL 60140.
For information, (847) 683-2711.
Thomas E. Sullivan of Elk Grove Village
Services for Thomas E. Sullivan, 56, will be held at 8 p.m.Monday,
at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Rd. (three blocks south
of Biesterfield Rd.), Elk Grove Village.
Mr. Sullivan died Saturday, Sept.26, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical
Center.Interment will be private.
He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Stewart); loving father
of Karin and Kimberly (fiance James Ruffolo) Sullivan; cherished son of
the late Edward F. and Doris L. Sullivan; dear brother of Marlene (Michael)
Callaghan and Janet Sullivan; uncle and brother-inlaw of many; and special
friend of David, Joan, Anna Marie and David Compitello.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of services today, at
the funeral home.
Donations to Clearbrook Center, 2800 W.Central, Rolling Meadows, IL
60008, are appreciated.
For information, (847) 640-0566.
Doris L. Sullivan of Elk Grove Village
Memorial services for Doris L. Sullivan (nee Johnson), 85, will be
held at 3 p.m.Sunday, Oct.25, 1998, at Christus Victor Lutheran Church,
1045 S.Arlington Heights Rd.,Elk Grove Village.
Born in Chicago, Mrs.Sullivan died Friday, Sept.25, 1998, at Alexian
Brothers Medical Center.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Elk Grove Senior Center and Clearbrook
She was the wife of the late Edward F.; mother of Marlene (Michael)
Callaghan, the late Thomas (Marilyn) Sullivan, and Janet Sullivan; sister
of Gladys (late Edward) Otzko and the late Irene (Bunk) Stein; grandmother
of Karin and Kimberly Sullivan, and Brendan and Kristin Callaghan; caring
aunt of many nieces and nephews; and dear friend of Arlene Hamilton and
Memorial contributions may be made to Christus Victor Lutheran Church
or Clearbrook Center, 2800 W.Central, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008.
Arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel, Elk Grove Village.
For information, (847) 640-0566.
Ralph E. Tredup of South Elgin
Funeral services for Ralph E. Tredup, 79, will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday,
at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, St. Charles. Rev. Kenneth Ahlstrand
Born Sept.4, 1919, in South Elgin, he died Friday, Sept.25, 1998, at
home. Interment will be private.
Mr. Tredup lived all his life in St. Charles and South Elgin.Ralph
married Lorraine E. Hobbs on Feb.22, 1941, at the Swedish Lutheran Church
in St.Charles.He served in the Army's 99th Infantry Division, Anti-Tank
Co. during World War II.While serving in the Army, he received three battle
stars and the Bronze Star.After he returned from service, he worked for
Price Mercantile Company of Aurora and the Howell Company of St.Charles
for several years.Later he became a foreman for AGCO Company in Batavia
until his retirement in 1993.
Ralph was the author of three books; South Elgin-150 years of Heritage,
Fox Hole Diary, and Civilian Soldier of World War II.Additionally, he wrote
over 400 newspaper and magazine historical articles.He chaired the South
Elgin Business Association newsletter for several years.Ralph served as
the village and fire departments unofficial photographer since 1978.In
appreciation of his service to the Village of South Elgin, two parks have
been named after him, Ralph E. Tredup Park East and West.
He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Charles, South
Elgin V.F.W. Post 2327, American Legion Post in Elgin and the Loyal Order
of Moose Lodge of Elgin; charter member of the South Elgin Lions Club;
and co-founder and president of the South Elgin Heritage Commission chartered
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Lorraine; daughter, Shirley
Tredup of St.Charles; daughter-in-law, Kathryne Tredup of Phoenix, Ariz.;brothers,
Edward (Helen) of South Elgin, Donald (Pat) of Elgin and Richard of St.
Charles; sister, Lois (Stu) Burgess of Elburn; grandchildren, Steven (Heather)
Tredup, Diana (Thomas) Ballard, Stephanie Tredup and Christina Gaffney;
and great-grandchildren, Courtney, Caitlin, Cayleigh and Thomas James Ballard.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ralph in 1992; parents, Hermanand
Agnes Tredup; and brother, Raymond in 1993.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.today, at the Yurs Funeral Home,
405 E. Main St., St.Charles.
Contributions may be made to the Seasons Hospice, 1600 Dempster St.,
Suite 205, Park Ridge, IL 60068.
For information, (630) 584-0060.
R'Dell A. Wille of Mount Prospect
Funeral services for R'Dell A. Wille, 71, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday,
at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 100 S. School St., Mount Prospect. born Nov.18,
1926, in Mount Prospect, he died Saturday, Sept.26, 1998.
Burial will be in St.Paul Cemetery.
Mr. Wille owned Wille's Tavern in Mount Prospect.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce J. Wille; son, Wayne (Wendy) Wille;
granddaughters, Jennifer Herron and Sarah Wille; sisters, June (Bill) Wittmeyer,
Ruth Cullen, the late Marvella Moore and the late Beverly Wille; andthe
late Adolph and Velda Wille.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Friedrichs Funeral
Home, 320 W.Central Road (at Northwest Hwy.), Mount Prospect, and from
10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday, at the church.
Memorials may be made to St.Paul Lutheran Church.
For information, (847) 255-7800.
George `Steve' Stephen Woods of Glen Ellyn
Funeral services for George `Steve' Stephen Woods, 50, will be held
at 11 a.m.today, at Peace Lutheran Church, 21W500 W.Butterfield Road, Lombard.
The Rev.John Seraphine will officiate.
Born Aug.22, 1948, in Melrose Park, he died Thursday, Sept.24, 1998,
at Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke Medical Center in Chicago.Burial will be in
Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn.
A lifelong resident of Glen Ellyn, Mr. Woods was a staff pharmacist
for Archer Drugs of Aurora.Formerly he had owned Woods Pharmacy in Glen
Ellyn and Hinsdale Pharmacy in Hinsdale.
He was a 1966 graduate of Glenbard West High School and a 1971 graduate
of the University of Illinois, Circle Campus, Chicago.He completed his
residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke Medical Center in Chicago.He was
also a former member of the Glen Ellyn Jaycees, serving on the board of
directors and, in 1982, as vice president.
Survivors include his wife, Christine G. Michelson-Woods of Glen Ellyn;
children, Robert (Suzanne) Michelson of Wheaton, Andrew Michelson of Glen
Ellyn, Christopher (Kim) Woods of Streamwood, Jennifer (Steven) Jackson
of Bradley, Ill., and Julie and Kathryn Woods, both of Glen Ellyn; mother,
Shirley Woods of Wheaton; brother, Mark (Barbara) Woods of California;
sisters, Elizabeth (Paul) Clark of Wheaton and Susan (Chris) Stompanato
of Streamwood; aunt, Mary Jane Woods of Glen Ellyn; and grandchildren,
Emily and Rachel Woods.
He was preceded in death by his father, George M. Woods Jr.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the George Stephen Woods
Memorial Fund, c/o Rush-Presbyterian St.Luke Medical Center, 1653 W.Congress
Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612.
Arrangements were made by Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd., Glen Ellyn.
For information, (630) 469-0032.
Patricia T. Wright of Palatine
A funeral Mass for Patricia T. Wright (nee Tansey), 52, will be held
at 10 a.m. today, at St.Thomas of Villanova Church, 1152 E.Anderson Dr.,
Born July 11, 1946, in Evergreen Park, she died Friday, Sept.25, 1998,
at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.Burial will be in
St.Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.
Mrs.Wright graduated from Forest View High School in Arlington Heights
and then went on to attend Northern Illinois University where she graduated
from in 1968 with a bachelors degree in English and journalism.She then
went on to work at Lake Park High School in Medinah.In 1972, she worked
for the Park Ridge Herald as a reporter.Then in 1973, she assumed the position
of Public Information Specialist for District 214.In 1975, she began her
teaching career at Buffalo Grove High School, where she was an English
teacher and the advisor of the school newspaper.In 1983, she received her
masters degree in education from Northern Illinois University.In 1984,
she assumed the position of division head of the English/Fine Arts department
of Rolling Meadows High School.
Mrs. Wright was also responsible for the development of the Title IX
program to assist at risk students to succeed in high school.
Mrs. Wright was very involved in collecting Native American art and
traveled extensively in the Southwest in pursuit of that interest.In 1994,
she received a National Endowment for the HumanitiesFellowship Grant at
the Newberry Library in Chicago in Native American Literature.
Among the most important gifts of Mrs.Wright was her sense of humor
and wit, which could make people laugh when they needed to laugh, and her
intelligence and compassion which made people think when they needed to
Survivors include her husband, Robert M. Wright of Palatine; son, Marc
(Hope) Wright of California; granddaughter, Victoria Wright; sisters, Cecilia
(Dennis) Moran of Palos Park, Judith (Chuck) Hill O'Connor of Schaumburg
and Kathleen (Bryant) Riggs of Lake Forest, Calif.;in-laws, Dr. Thompson
and Janet Wright of Des Plaines; uncles, Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Ramker of
Hammond, Ind.and Edward Tansey of Northbrook; and many nieces and nephews,
grandnieces and nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Eleanor Tansey.
Memorials may be made to The Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, S.D.
57770, c/o Brother Simon, in her memory.
Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, Palatine.
For information, (847) 358-7411.
Domenico J. Zez, 91.of Roselle, died Friday, Sept.25. Arrangements were
made by Grove Memorial Chapel, Elk Grove Village, (847) 640-0566.
Denise M. Zickler of Schaumburg
Prayers for Denise M. Zickler, 69, will be said at 9:15 a.m.Tuesday,at
Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W.Golf Road, Schaumburg.Mass will follow
at 10 a.m.at St.Marcelline Church, 820 S.Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg.
Born July 4, 1929, in Cernay, France, she died Friday, Sept.25, 1998,
in Schaumburg.Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside.
She was the wife of the late Paul K. Zickler; mother of Patrick (Mary)
Zickler; grandmother of Brandon and Jacqueline; and a loving `Gramma,'
who touched many hearts.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be appreciated to the Parkinson's
Foundation, P.O. Box 138115, Chicago, IL 60613-8115.
For information, (847) 882-5580.