Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Leonard Richard Boxall
Guilford Surrey, England
Funeral services and interment for Leonard Richard Boxall, 88, will be held in England. Born Sept. 18, 1910, in Guilford Surrey, England, Mr. Boxall died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at Edward Hospital in Naperville, after a brief illness. Mr. Boxall became ill while vacationing with his daughter. He retired after working as purchasing agent for a manufacturing company. Mr. Boxall was a member of the Holy Trinity Church, Guilford Lawn Bowling Club, and in his younger years, enjoyed competitive cycling. He had a great love for his grandchildren. He is survived by his daughter, Carol (David) Beagarie of Naperville; granddaughters, Tracey and Cyndie Beagarie of Naperville; and grandson, Kevin Beagarie of Houston, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys (nee McLiesh) in 1979; and brother, Albert. Memorials in Mr. Boxall's name may be made tothe American Heart Association of Metro Chicago, 208 S. LaSalle St., #900, Chicago, IL 60604. Arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville. For information, (630) 355-0264.

Rosemary P. Bauer formerly of Glen Ellyn
A memorial service for Rosemary P. Bauer, 78, of Naples, Fla. ,will be held at a later date at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North, Naples. Born May 10, 1920, in Oak Park, she died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998, after a long and determined battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Pearl Treleaven, having grown up in and attended Oak Park schools in Illinois. She attended Beloit College in Beloit, Wis. She was affectionately referred to as `Muffin' all her life. She had been a member of First United Methodist Church and Glen Oak Country Club in Glen Ellyn. While living in Naples, she was a member of the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club and a former member of the Country Club of Naples and Marco Island Country Club. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, boating, fishing, knitting, needlework and crossword puzzles. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend. Surviving are her children, David (Janulee) Shirvis of Naples, Nancy (Dan) Addiss of Washington, N. C. , Pam (Gary) Kanara of Naples, Dan (Claudia) Shirvis of Wheaton and Susan (Mark) Mueller of West Chicago; stepdaughter, Linda Bauer of Aurora; nine grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren;and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Francis Shirvis; second husband, William Bauer; brother, Richard Treleaven; sister, Virginia Blakely; and recently, stepson and stepgrandson, John and Bill Bauer. After a very close relationship with her family and friends, Muffin will be sorely missed. The family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of Naples and The American Cancer Society. For information, (941) 261-1237.

Andree C. Baues of Palatine
Private funeral services and interment will be held for Andree C. Baues (nee Clute), 67, a resident of Palatine for 34 years. Born April 19, 1931, in Garden City, New York, she died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at Northwest Community Healthcare, Arlington Heights. Survivors include her husband Robert W. Baues of Palatine; son, Robert W. (Charlene) Baues Jr. of Tustin, Calif. ; and daughter, Tracey Baues Koss of Roselle. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Tracy B. Clute. There will be no visitation. In lieuof flowers, contributions in her memory to donor's favorite charity would be appreciated. Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, Palatine. For information, (847) 358-7411.

Robert Biesterfeld Sr. of Bartlett
Services for Robert Biesterfeld Sr. ,59, a resident of Bartlett for 23 years, will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, at Countryside Funeral Home, 950 South Bartlett Road (at Stearns), Bartlett. Born Aug. 1, 1939, in Itasca, he died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at Loyola Medical Center. Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery, Elgin. Surviving are his wife, Marlene Biesterfeld (nee Ruggiero); son, Robert (Martha) Biesterfeld Jr. of Elgin; daughter, Kim (Robert) Wehde of Colorado; grandchildren, Rebecca, Christopher and Brittany; and sisters, Adore (Jim) Hansing of Elgin and Maryann Walcazk of Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Marge (nee Wade) Biesterfeld. Visitation will be from 9 a. m. until the time of services at 11 a. m. Saturday, at the funeral home. For information, (630) 289-7575.

Margaret `Peggy' Buruato of Addison
Services for Margaret `Peggy' Buruato (nee Murray) will begin at 10 a. m. Saturday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle, and continue with Mass at 11 a. m. , at St. Joseph Church. She passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1998, on her 47th birthday. Interment will be private. A dedicated social worker, Mrs. Buruato had worked for the Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities for 15 years. She will always be remembered for her friendship and kindness to people with disabilities, their families and her co-workers. She was the loving mother of Kim, Sean, Mara, Kaleen and Ian; grandmother of Taylor; daughter of Jack and Marge Murray; and sister of Kathy (Tony) Mulizio, Tom (Nannette) Murray, John Murray, Donna (Al) Cosenza, Joe (Donna) Murray, Michael (Marnie) Murray and Kelly (Dave) Schelstreet. She was also loved by aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and many dear friends. Visitation will be from3 to 9 p. m. today, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities, 2801 Finley Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515, or to the Margaret Buruato Trust Fund, c/o West Suburban Bank in Bloomingdale, would be appreciated. For information, (630) 889-1700.

John M. Clooney of Round Lake Park
A Mass of the Resurrection for John M. Clooney, 92, will be held at 9:30 a. m. Saturday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Round Lake. Born June 29, 1906, in Chicago, he died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Winchester House Nursing Facility in Libertyville. Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery. Aresident of Round Lake Park for more than 55 years, he was a member of the church and a 50 year Gold Card member of Structural Iron Workers Local #1 of Chicago. He leaves his son, Jack (Sharon) Clooney of Round Lake Park; daughter, Maureen (Robert) Schroeder of Round Lake; grandchildren, Laurel, Kevin, Erin, Kelly, Patrick, Ryan, Patricia, Jennifer, Kerry and the late Robert Jr. ; and numerous relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; sister, Henrietta; and brother, James. Friends of the family may visit from 6 to 9 p. m. today, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd. , 410 E. Belvidere Rd. ,Grayslake. Memorials may be given to St. Joseph Church in his memory. For information, (847) 223-8122.

Glenn E. Cork of Rockford
Funeral services for Glenn E. Cork, 56, will be held at 1 p. m. today, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St. , Elgin. The Rev. Brian Wangler will officiate. Born June 8, 1942, in Elgin, the son of Albert and Villa Cork, he died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at Williams S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wis. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park. He is survived by his mother, Villa Cork of Elgin; seven sisters, Irene (Paul) Ludwig of Glen Ellyn, Lella (Al) Kramka of Woodstock, Freeda (Duane) Springer of Hopedale, Ill., Evona (Bob) Kararup, Wanda (Dick) Swanson and Rita (Dick) Evans, all of Elgin and Janice (Mitch) Sneed of Ypsilanti, Mich.; five brothers, Floyd (Joyce) Cork, Leland (Beverly) Cork and Harland (Teri) Cork, all of Elgin, Merrill (Sandra) Cork of Whitewater, Wis. and Carl (Diane) Cork of Byfield, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father. Memorials may be given to the charity of your choice. For information, (847) 741-8800.

Robert J. Curran of Wheaton
A funeral Mass for Robert J. Curran, 74, will be held at 10 a. m. Monday, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 0S233 Church St., Winfield. Rev. James Hyland will officiate. Everyone will meet at the church. Born July 20, 1924, in Chicago, he died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at home. Burial willbe in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Mr. Curran was the chief engineer with Borg Warner of Bellwood in the automotive division, where he worked for 32 years retiring in 1986. He was a second lieutenant navigator B-24 veteran of World War II 8th Air Force in England and was a P. O. W. at Stalag Luft (3) in Germany. Survivors include his wife, Catherine Curran of Wheaton; children, Kathleen (Ronald) Pozzi of Buffalo Grove, Colleen (Lawrence) Moelmann of Glen Ellyn, Peg Curran (Josh) Sale of Telluride, Colo. , Donna (Ben) Wolf of Evanston and Tim (Yvonne) Curran of Ramsey, Minn.; brother, Edward (Armida) Curran of Elmwood Park; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Curran. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p. m. Sunday, at Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd. ,565 Duane St., Glen Ellyn. If desired, memorials may be made to Hospice of DuPage, 690 E. North Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188 or American Cancer Society, 999 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. For information, (630) 469-0032.

Linda Louise Dason of Palatine
Services for Linda Louise Dason (nee McKone), 65, will begin at 9:45 a. m. Saturday, at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd. at Old Orchard Road, Skokie, and continue with Mass at 10:30 a. m. , at Sacred Heart Church, 1077 Tower Road, Winnetka. Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. Mrs. Dason had been a resident of Palatine for more than 33 years and had worked as a paralegal/office manager for the John Clarke & Associates law firm in Arlington Heights for 18 years. She was a very devoted mother to her children. She was the beloved wife of the late George Raymond Dason; loving mother of Terry Dason (Dan Hansen), Michael (Patti) Dason and Mark (Becky) Dason; dear grandmother of Alex, Austin and Avery Hansen, and Shanna, Nick, Teddy, Alyce and Patrice Dason; daughter of Julia and the late Hugh McKone; sister of Richard (Cynthia) McKone D. D. S. ; and daughter-in-law of Elvira Dason. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p. m. today, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to ENH Hospice, 5215 Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077. For information, (847) 675-1990.

Jose M. Diaz of Round Lake
Mass of the Resurrection for Jose M. Diaz, 22, will be celebrated at 9:30 a. m. Monday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Round Lake. The Rev. Cuevas will officiate. Born March 25, 1976, in Libertyville, he passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, as a result of injuries incurred in a motorcycle accident. Interment will be in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake. Jose, an auto mechanic, was currently employed by Bernard Chevrolet in Libertyville and formerly by Weil Oldsmobile and Rockenbach Chevrolet. He graduated in 1994 from Round Lake High School, where he was active in football and wrestling. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Round Lake and of Auto Workers Union #701 of Chicago. He leaves his parents, Jose and Mary Diaz of Round Lake Beach; sisters, Denise (Mike) Sandwisch of Round Lake Park and Yesenia Diaz of Round Lake Beach; brother, Honorio (fiancee, Coty O'Connell) of Round Lake Beach; maternal grandmother, Grace Axen of Gages Lake; paternal grandfather, Americo Diaz of Mexico; best friend, `Felony'; godfather, Guadalupe Enriquez of Round Lake Beach; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Gregorio in 1970 and Brian in 1973. Friends of the family may visit from 3 to 9 p. m. Saturday and Sunday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd. ,410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jose Diaz Memorial Fund, c/o First State Bank of Round Lake, 1777 N. Cedar Lake Road, Round Lake, IL 60073 (847) 546-2111, in his memory. For information, (847) 223-8122.

Kenneth A. Eichmann formerly of Geneva
Funeral services for Kenneth A. Eichmann, 46, Hartland, Wis. , will be held at 10:30 a. m. Saturday, at Faith Lutheran Church, 1745 Kaneville Road, Geneva. The Rev. Chris Nilges will officiate. Born Sept. 4, 1952, in St. Paul, Minn. , the son of Arthur T. and Gloria L. Eichmann, he died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital in Oconomowoc, Wis. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Geneva. Ken was a conductor for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, and was most recently employed by Union Pacific Railroad as manager of yard operations, Twin Cities Service Unit, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis. A Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, Ken was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Geneva, an avid gardener, and enjoyed boating with his family on Lauderdale Lake in Wisconsin. He was the devoted husband of Kimberly; loving father of Bradley, Kristina and Katie, all at home; son of Arthur and Gloria Eichmann of Geneva; brother of Wayne (Kathleen) Eichmann of Geneva, Christine (Adrian) Czajka of St. Charles and Darlene (William) Schultz of Fort Wayne, Ind. ;and uncle ofmany nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James and Marie Corbin and paternal grandparents, Friedrick and Katherine Eichmann. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p. m. today, at Yurs Wittenberg Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St. (Route 38), Geneva. Memorials may be made to the Eichmann College Fund, c/o Kimberly Eichmann, 2027 Nagawicka, Hartland, WI 53029. For information, (630) 232-7337.

Fern Garrison-Griffin of Libertyville
Funeral services for Fern GarrisonGriffin, 71, will be held at noon Saturday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. ,bLibertyville. Born Aug. 31, 1927, in McCook, Neb. , she died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at Condell Medical Center. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville. She lived in Libertyville for more than 40 years, attended the Village Church in Gurnee, and waitressed at several restaurants in Libertyville, including Libertyville Lanes, the Bien Venue Restaurant and the Liberty Restaurant for the past 20 years. Surviving are her children, Kathy (Terry) Beller, Keith (Kathy) Griffin and Kim (John) Muellemann, all of Mundelein, Kelly (Beth) Griffin of Lindenhurst, Chris (Debbie) Garrison of Gurnee, Cara (Don) McFeggan of Waukegan and Coree Garrison of Libertyville; 21 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Eldon `Bud' (Maria) McKinney of Washington; and sisters, Margie Mathias of McCook, Joyce (Gary) Mentink of Addison and Karen (Bernt) Monsen of Elmhurst. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Ruth McKinney; husbands, Raymond Garrison and Cloyd Griffin; sister, Doris; and brother, Jerry. Friends of the family may call from 3:30 to 8 p. m. today, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 362-3009.

Charles A. Gatto of Schaumburg
Services for Charles A. Gatto, 88, formerly of Franklin Park, will be held at 10 a. m. Saturday, at Cuneo Columbian Funeral Home, 10300 W. Grand Ave. (one block east of Mannheim Rd. ), Franklin Park. Mr. Gatto died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. Burial will be in Elm Lawm Cemetery, Elmhurst. He was the husband of the late Charlotte Ellen; father of Sue Ann (Karl) Kuester and Theodore (Sharon) Gatto; grandfather of Leslie (Tom) Kuczek, Rebecca (Rodney) Phelan, Todd (Liz) Gatto and Karl Kuester; great-grandfather of Joseph Kuczek; and brother of Blanche (Harry) Meyer. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p. m. today, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 455-1200.

Elaine Bernice Gilberto of South Elgin
A funeral Mass for Elaine Bernice Gilberto, 62, will be celebrated at 10:30 a. m. Saturday, at St. John Neumann Church, Route 64 and Kirk Road, St. Charles, with Father Edward J. Seisser, celebrant. Born Jan. 7, 1936, in Chicago, the daughter of Joseph and Genevieve (nee Katryszawska) Szaradowoski, she died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at the home of her daughter. Burial will be in Little Woods Cemetery, St. Charles. Mrs. Gilberto was a homemaker and member of St. John Neumann Church in St. Charles. She is survived by her children, Nadine (Mark) Ellman of Springfield, Mo. ,Jennifer (Bill) Radatz of South Elgin, Gregory (Jacquelyn) Gilberto of Hurricane, W. Va. and Christopher (Cruzita) Gilberto of York, S. C. ; grandchildren, Christopher, Kierin, Kyle and Cara Ellman; Jasson, Jessica and Jillian Erickson; B. J. Radatz and Adam, Anthony, Anderson and Matthew Gilberto; mother, Genevieve Szaradowski of Treverse City, Mich. ; brother, Michael Szaradowski of Niles; and two sisters, Cynthia Hojnackit of Niles and Diane (Robert) Brown of Traverse City, Mich. She was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew Joseph Gilberto. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p. m. and from 6 to 8 p. m. today, at Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. Third St. ,St. Charles, where a liturgical wake service will be held at 7:30 p. m. For information, (630) 584-2000 or www. NorrisFH. com

Kenneth E. Gooley of Elgin
Memorial services for Kenneth E. Gooley, 83, will be held at 7 p. m. today, at Kingdom Hall West in Elgin. Born April 28, 1915, in Chicago, the son of William and Emma Gooley, he died Friday, Sept. 25, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center. Burial will be private. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness Elgin West Congregation. Survivors include his son, Steven Gooley of Elgin; and granddaughter, Denise Stattner. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margaret in 1996; and brothers, Russell and Robert Gooley. Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. For information, (847) 741-8800.

Clinton J. Hefferen of Mount Prospect
Services for Clinton J. Hefferen, 69, will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 100 S. School St. , Mount Prospect. Born March 22, 1929, in Chicago, he died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Northwest Community Healthcare. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Mount Prospect. He was the husband of Jean Hefferen (nee Oldenberg); father of Joan (Chuck) Lowy, Janice (Daryl) Snowden, Jane (Neil) Graham and the late Jim (Margot) Hefferen; grandfather of nine; and great-grandfather of one. Visitation will befrom 4 to 8 p. m. today, at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights and from 10 a. m. until the time of services Saturday, at the church. Contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church. For information, (847) 253-5423.

Richard W. Hildebrandt of Palatine
Memorial services for Richard W. Hildebrandt, 75, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, 1998, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy. ,Palatine. Born May 13, 1923, in Palatine, he died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Hoffman Estates Medical Center in Hoffman Estates. Interment will be private. Prior to the retirement of Mr. Hildebrandt, he had been employed by Illinois Bell for 30 years. A lifelong resident of Palatine, he attended PS 15 in Palatine and graduated from Palatine High School. While at Palatine High School, he was a all conference basketball standout and played for coach Gerald McElroy. A World War II Navy veteran, he served from Feb. 1943 to Feb. 1946, mostly in the South Pacific. He was an active member of the Palatine American Legion Post #690, and also a member of the VFW. He was the loving father of Candice (Jim) Warning of Florida, Nancy Bulat of Crystal Lake, Mark (Barb) Hildebrandt of Hawthorn Woods and Matthew (Jennifer) Hildebrandt of California; dearest grandfather of Doug and Alex Warning, Bryan, Kelly and Jamie Bulat, and Kristen, Stephanie, Mark, Chad, Connor, Chase and Maren Hildebrandt; and fond brother of Lois, Wally and Doug of Palatine. Visitation will be from 2 p. m. until the time of services Saturday, Oct. 10, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated in memory of Mr. Hildebrandt to The Palatine American Legion Post #690, 122 W. Palatine Rd., Palatine, IL 60067 or The Billy Graham Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn. For information, (847) 358-7411.

Russell E. Latimer of Wheeling
Services for Russell E. Latimer, 86, formerly of Highland Park, will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd. (one block north of Lake-Cook Rd.), Buffalo Grove. Born in Chicago, he died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Evanston Hospital. Interment will be in Irving Park Cemetery. He was the husband of the late Aylis H.; father of Russ (Carol) Latimer, Rhonda (Steve) Brown and Wendy (Jeff) Morgan; and grandfather of Chris and Scott Latimer, Drew and Beth Brown, and Brooke, Blake and Dylan Morgan. Visitation will be from 9 a. m. until the time of services Saturday, at the funeral home. Memorials made to Hospice of the North Shore, are appreciated. For information, (847) 215-6656.

Walter Malleck of Wheaton
Services for Walter Malleck, formerly of Oak Lawn, will be held at 10:30 a. m. Saturday, at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. He was the devoted husband of the late Rosalie J. Malleck; loving father of Joyce; fond brother-in-law of Sophie and Stella Gaura and the late Kay Pulka; and dear uncle of Walter and Charles Lancman, Fred Briggs, Karen Fimbiant and the late Frank Lancman. Visitation will be from 2:30 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Fund would be appreciated. For information, (630) 355-0264.

Augusta C. `Gussie' Menzel of Glen Ellyn
Memorial services for Augusta C. `Gussie' Menzel, 96, will be held at 2:30 p. m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at Glen Ellyn Bible Church, 501 Hillside, Glen Ellyn. The Rev. Jeff Helton will officiate. Born Oct. 28, 1901, in Glen Ellyn, she died Friday, Sept. 25, 1998, at Wynscape Nursing Center in Wheaton. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn. Mrs. Menzel was one of the first telephone operators in Glen Ellyn, and then went on to work as a bookkeeper until her retirment at Patch Bros. Hardware Store in Glen Ellyn. She was one of the first woman cab drivers, taking handicapped children to school, and she was a volunteer for theMeals on Wheels program. Mrs. Menzel was a member of the Glen Ellyn Senior Citizens and received their VIP Woman of the Year Award in 1974. She attended Glen Ellyn Bible Church. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Lu (Chester)Olson of Glen Ellyn; grandchildren, Bonnie (Ken) Rudeen of Monument, Colo., Ted Olson of Glen Ellyn, Tom (Dawn) Olson of Wheaton and Rich Olson of Glen Ellyn; sister-in-law, Pat Achterfeld of Niles; great-grandchildren, Heather and Kimberly Olson; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ewald M. Menzel and brother, Frank Achterfeld. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church would be appreciated. Arrangements were made by Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd. ,Glen Ellyn. For information, (630) 469-0032.

Andrew L. Nelson of Prospect Heights
Services for Andrew L. Nelson, 49, formerly of Golf, will be held at 10 a. m. Saturday, at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave. (two blocks south of Dundee Road), Wheeling. Born Aug. 3, 1949, in Chicago, he died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at the University of Illinois Medical Center. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. Survivors include his mother, Lavernne Nelson; sons, Anthony and Timothy Nelson of Cary; and brothers, Michael (Lynn) Nelson of Kirkland, Wash., Raymond (Deborah) Nelson of Canton,Ill. and William Nelson of Prospect Heights. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p. m. today, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 537-6600.

Charles S. Newton of Naperville
Graveside services for Charles S. Newton, 73, will be held at 1 p. m. today, in Naperville Cemetery, Naperville. The Rev. Reuel Bacchus will officiate. Born Jan. 25, 1925, in Herrin, Ill., Mr. Newton died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at his home. Mr. Newton came to Naperville in 1973 from California. He received his BA from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), his MBA from the University of Southern California and his Ph. D. from the University of Beverly Hills, California. He was employed by Borg-Warner from 1966 to 1981, and owned his own consulting firm called ABACO Inc. from 1981 to 1998. Mr. Newton served on the District 203 - Naperville School Board, and was a member of American Legion Post #43 in Naperville, Kappa Sigma Fraternity at UCLA, and the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Downers Grove. Mr. Newton servced in the Navy during World War II. Surviving are his wife, Shirley Newton (nee Nelson) of Naperville; sons, Bradford (Jennifer) Newton of Simi Valley, Calif. and Scott Newton of Wheaton; daughters, Mary (Daniel) Zahorik of Naperville, Melissa Newton of Naperville and Kara (William) Coglianese of Arlington Heights; sister, Barbara (Paul) Heismann of Vista, Calif.; and grandchildren, Amanda Newton and Tyler Newton both of Simi Valley. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl E. and Margaret (nee Calcatera) Newton. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice of DuPage, 690 E. North Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188, would be appreciated. Arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville. For information, (630) 355-0264.

Lucile J. Pringle of Carol Stream
A memorial service for Lucile J. Pringle, 89, a resident of WindsorPark Manor, will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, at the First Baptist Church of Wheaton. The Rev. Wilbur Ellsworth and the Rev. Dean Brdlik will officiate. Born Aug. 29, 1909, in Muscatine, Iowa, she passed away Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at the Torrey Johnson Medical Facility of Windsor Park Manor, after a long illness. A private interment will be held today, in Wheaton Cemetery. Mrs. Pringle was a graduate of the University of Iowa and a longtime resident of Wheaton. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Wheaton for many years. Her survivors include her daughters, Jean (Dr. Donald) Amsler of Wheaton, Jane (the Rev. Dean) Brdlik of Solon, Ohio, and Ruth (Ralph) Blum of Highlands Ranch, Colo. ;eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn L. Pringle, and her parents, Fred and Jennie Hoefflin of Muscatine. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed either to Windsor Park Manor of Carol Stream, or to Moody Bible Institute of Chicago. Arrangements were made by Hultgren Funeral Home, Wheaton. For information, (630) 668-0027.

Eric Francis Skalski of Naperville
Services for Eric Francis Skalski, 72, will begin at 9:15 a. m. Saturday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a. m. ,at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Road, Naperville. Born Feb. 13, 1926, in Palisades Park, N. J. , one of nine children of the late Anthony and Josephine Skalski, he died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at Edward Hospital, Naperville, after a long illness. Interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Naperville. Ordained in 1951, in Green Bay, Wis. , Mr. Skalski was formerly a priest for 28 years in the Franciscan Order's Assumption Province in Pulaski, Wis. Laicized by the Vatican, he was married to Grace Jachimowski of Cicero, who is retired from AT&T. From 1972 to 1979, he assisted with Saturday and Sunday Masses at St. Mary of Czestochowa parish in Cicero. He was also a high school teacher of English, speech and drama, with schools operated by the Franciscan Order in Sturtevant, Wis., Philadelphia, Pa., and Watkins Glen, N. Y. Later he taught at various suburban Chicago high schools. He kept in close contact with his many brother friars, frequently visiting those in Wisconsin, Chicago and Indiana, and corresponding with many elsewhere in the United States and in missions in South Africa and the Philippines. Survivors include his brothers, Joseph (Beryl) Skalski of River Edge, N. J. , John (Elaine) Skalski of Cordova, Tenn. , Jules (Florence) Skalski of West End, N. C. , and Stanley (Phyllis) Skalski of Emerson, N. J. ; and many loving nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Edward, Walter and Gus Skalski; and sister, Lucy. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p. m. today, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Franciscan Friars, Assumption BVM Province, 143 E. Pulaski St. ,Pulaski, WI, 54162-0100. For information, (630) 355-0213.

Wilburn C. Tyree of Plainfield
A memorial visitation for Wilburn C. `Willie' Tyree, 61, will be held from 4 p. m. until the time of memorial services at 5 p. m. ,Saturday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. Born April 4, 1937, he died Wednesday morning, Sept. 30, 1998, at his home. Interment will be private. Mr. Tyree was born in Johnson City, Tenn. and raised in the nearby town of Elizabethton. After serving in the Army during the 1950s, he married his wife, Nancy (nee Jankowski), on March 24, 1960. The family moved to Bolingbrook in 1971 and resided there until moving to Plainfield three years ago. Mr. Tyree worked in the construction industry for many years and was affiliated with Laborer's Union Local #288. He enjoyed fishing and landscaping his yard. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Nancy M. Tyree of Plainfield; two children, Noah H. (Tina) Tyree of Joliet and Edith R. (Stephen) Taylor of Plainfield; 12 grandchildren; and several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sons, Wilburn C. and Ray H. Tyree; his parents, Noah H. and Rose (nee Birchfield) Tyree; and several brothers and sisters. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr. Tyree's name may be made to the Joliet Area Community Hospice, Inc., 335 W. Jefferson St., Joliet, IL 60435. For information, (630) 355-0213.

Josephine Valdrighi of Roselle
Prayers for Josephine Valdrighi (nee Pepitone), will be said at 9 a. m. Saturday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd. ),Roselle. Mass will follow at 10 a. m. at St. Ansgar Church. Interment will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery. She was the beloved wife of the late Angelo; devoted mother of Bernice (Vincent) Ciucio; fond grandmother of Rosemary Ciucio; and great grandmother of three. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p. m. today, at the funeral chapel. Please omit flowers. For information, (630) 889-1700.

Ruth H. Vernon of Geneva
Memorial services for Ruth H. Vernon, 95, will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday, at St. Mark's Episcopal church, Fourth & Franklin Streets, Geneva. Born July 15, 1907, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998. Mrs. Vernon was a 60-year resident of Geneva and a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. She was soprano soloist at the church for many years, while her husband, Dr. Le Roy N. Vernon was organist and choir director. She was a life-member of the Women's Auxiliary of Community Hospital and past president of the Geneva Chapter of P. E. O. Survivors include her granddaughter, Rebecca Ruth; niece, Carol Kullen; nephew, Carl (Nan) Altheide; and many great- and great-great-nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, and her son, Dr. Le Roy M. Vernon. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church Music Department, Fourth & Franklin Streets, Geneva, IL 60134. Arrangements were made by Yurs Funeral Home, St. Charles. For information, (630) 584-0060.


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