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Saturday, October 9, 1999

Josephine Bement
Homemaker

Josephine Bement (nee Pawelek), 83, of Chicago Heights, died Thursday at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights.

A funeral mass will be said at 11 a.m. today at St. Kieran Church, 195th and Halsted Street in Chicago Heights. The Rev. Daniel Flens will officiate.

Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood.

Visitation will be from 8 to 10:30 a.m. today at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St., Chicago Heights.

Mrs. Bement was born on April 14, 1916, in Chicago Heights. She was a homemaker and a member of the Polish Falcons and St. Kieran Church.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Bement of New Lenox and Richard Bement of Glenwood; a brother, Chester Pawelek of Menominee, Mich.; and four grandchildren.

Dr. Robert Land
Retired nuclear physic

Dr. Robert Land, 75, LaGrange Park. died Wednesday at Loyola Hospital in Maywood.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Mount Auburn Funeral Home, 4101 S. Oak Park Ave., Stickney.

Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until the time of the funeral at the funeral home.

Dr. Land was a retired nuclear physics who worked at Argonne National Laboratories for 35 years. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in France and Germany.

He was a member of the Folk Dance Council and the ASCEND Singles Group of Christ Church in Oak Brook.

He is survived by a fond friend, Myra Beniger; three sisters, Lillian Lazarovich, Evelyn Bloch and Ann Lempert; and a brother, William Lazarovich.

Robert A. Manning
Retired electrical contractor

Robert A. Manning, 81, of Flossmoor, died Wednesday at Rosewood Care Nursing Home in Joliet.

A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. today at Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1350 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor.

Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood.

Mr. Manning was a retired electrical contractor. 

He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Wally Burns VFW Post No. 8077 in Homewood, past president of the Illinois Fire Prevention Association, and a member of board of directors of Flossmoor Country Club.

He is survived by six sons, Terence Manning, Robert Manning, Michael Manning, James Manning, Kevin Manning and Donald Manning; three daughters, Molly Rooney, Patricia Carlson and Maureen Hazell; a brother, Jack Manning; 19 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Dolores Martin
Retired crossing guard

Dolores Martin (nee Partoli), 76, of Chicago's Mount Greenwood community, formerly of the Roseland community, died Thursday at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest.

A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church, 11533 S. Prairie Ave., Chicago. The Rev. Charles La Verde will officiate.

Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 300 E. 115th St., Chicago.

Mrs. Martin was born on Jan. 23, 1923, in Chicago. She was a crossing guard for the city of Chicago for 25 years serving the Roseland area. She retired in 1995. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Chicago Heights Chapter, the St. Anthony Auxiliary and the senior citizens of St. Anthony Church.

She is survived by a son, James Martin of Mount Greenwood; and a sister, Catherine Bacon of Chicago's Hegewisch community.

Helen J. Netko
Homemaker

Helen J. Netko (nee Koszut), 81, of South Holland, died Tuesday at home.

A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 880 E. 154th St., South Holland. The Rev. Thomas Cabala will officiate.

Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City.

Mrs. Netko was born on Feb. 13, 1918, in Chicago. She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Jude Church, the St. Jude choir and the St. Jude 55 Club.

She is survived by her husband, John Netko; two daughters, Rose Miller of Midlothian and Barbara Cziczo of Antoich; three sons, Ronald Netko of Sarasota, Fla., Gregory Netko of South Holland and Jacob Netko of Wheeling; two brothers, Edmund Koszut of Glenwood and Richard Koszue of Las Vegas, Nev.; and nine grandchildren.

Leonard C. Polcyn
Retired watchmaker

Leonard C. Polcyn, 83, of Chicago's Garfield Ridge neighborhood, died Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.

A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Daniel the Prophet Church, 5330 S. Nashville Ave., Chicago.

Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.

Mr. Polcyn was a watchmaker for Begeman's Jewelers. He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Indian Portage VFW Post No. 5592, the St. Daniel the Prophet Holy Name Society and the St. Daniel the Prophet senior citizens club.

He is survived by a son, Joseph Polcyn; a daughter, Mary Spinabella; two brothers, Eugene Polcyn and John Polcyn; a sister, Dorothy Wodnicki; and two grandchildren.

George Simko
Plant supervisor

George A. Simko, 74, of Warren, Ohio, and recently of Chicago, died Tuesday at Palos Community Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hills Funeral Home, 10201 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills. The Rev. Charles Keegan will officiate.

Burial will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Simko was a supervisor of Shaklee Distribution and a retired employee of RAS Manufacturing in Warren, Ohio.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Agnes Simko (nee Haran); two daughters, Susan Oswald of Chicago and Cheryl Schmuhl of Plainfield; one son, George Shimko of Hickory Hills; and eight grandchildren.

Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to a charity of the donor's choice.

Wednesday, December 29, 1999

Margaret E. Anchor
Homemaker

Margaret E. Anchor (nee Nemeth), 90, of Crestwood, died Monday at the Crestwood Terrace Nursing Home in Crestwood.

A funeral mass will be said at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Christopher Church, 14641 S. Keeler Ave., Midlothian.

Burial will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Hickey Memorial Chapels, 4201 W. 147th St., Midlothian.

Mrs. Anchor was born on July 12, 1909, in Chicago. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters, Shirley Busse of Nevada, Margaret Anchor of Crestwood and Rose Beck of Michigan; and six grandchildren.

Axel J. Anderson
Retired maintenance worker

Axel J. Anderson, 75, of Calumet City, formerly of Chicago's Beverly community, died Sunday at St. Margaret Hospital in Hammond.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Thornridge Funeral Home, 15801 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Dolton. The Rev. John Lang will officiate.

Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in South Holland.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Anderson was born on Nov. 27, 1924, in Chicago. He worked in maintenance at Standard Oil Corp. in Whiting, Ind., and served in the Army during World War II and during the Korean War.

He is survived by two sisters, Ruth Anderson and Grace Lagges, both of Calumet City; and two brothers, Roy Anderson of South Holland and Kenneth Anderson of Calumet City.

Jeanne Marie Boudreau
Homemaker

Jeanne Marie Boudreau (nee Powers), 68, of Park Forest, formerly of University Park, died Friday at RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence O'Toole Church, 214th Street and Governors Highway, Matteson.

Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Steger.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Lain Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Westwood Drive, Park Forest.

Mrs. Boudreau was born on May 28, 1931, in Chicago Heights. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters, Cynthia Heath of Park Forest, Kathleen Casella of Steger and Lisa Bostick of Arizona; four sons, Robert Boudreau and Michael Boudreau, both of Arizona, Timothy Boudreau of Manteno and Brian Boudreau of Maine; her parents, Jerry and Loreta Powers of Florida; a sister, Jannice Callahan of Florida; a brother-in-law, John Prkut of Oak Lawn; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Sophie Cebulski
Retired janitor

Sophie Cebulski (nee Bilek), 88, of Chicago's Garfield Ridge community, died Monday at Sanbridge Nursing Home in LaGrange.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Bruno Church, 4751 S. Harding Ave., Chicago.

Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, 5088 S. Archer Ave., Chicago.

Mrs. Cebulski worked as a janitor for the Civic Center in Chicago until she retired.

She is survived by three sons, Stanley Cebulski, John Cebulski and Frank Cebulski; a daughter, Aniela Swider; a brother, Frank Bilek; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Thomas Joyce
Attorney

Thomas J. Joyce, 78, of Dolton, died Monday at home.

A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 900 E. 154th St., South Holland, with Rev. John Powers, pastor emeritus of the church, officiating.

Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Thornridge Funeral Home, 15801 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Dolton.

Mr. Joyce was born Sept. 17, 1921, in Bureau, Ill. He was a partner in the law firm of Coghlan and Joyce. He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in Italy. He was also a member of the board of directors of Royal Savings Bank in Chicago's South Chicago community. He was a graduate of DePaul Law School and St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Ind.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Joyce; four sons, Thomas Joyce of Chicago, James Joyce of Homewood, and Tim Joyce and Paul Joyce, both of Dolton; two brothers, William Joyce of St. Marie, Mont., and Edmund Joyce of Elwood, Neb.; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Catharin A. Olson
Court clerk

Catharin A. Olson (nee Friese), 59, of Alsip, formerly of Midlothian, died Sunday at home.

A funeral mass will be said at 10:30 a.m. today at Incarnation Church, 5757 W. 127th St., Palos Heights.

Burial will be private.

Mrs. Olson was born on July 25, 1940, in Chicago. She worked as a court clerk for the Cook County Sheriff's Department.

She is survived by a daughter, Ann Muller of Palos Heights; a son, Thomas Olson of Lockport; her parents, John and Clare Friese of Michigan; two sisters, Mary Collis of Michigan and Clare Horneij of Peotone; a brother, Col. William Friese of Virginia; and five grandchildren.

Everdena Tiemersma
Homemaker

Everdena Tiemersma, 99, of South Holland, died Monday at Rest Haven Central Convalescent Home in Crestwood. 

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Mount Greenwood Cemetery Chapel in Chicago with the Rev. Paul Eldridge officiating.

Burial will be at the cemetery.

Miss Tiemersma was born Nov. 24, 1900, in Chicago. She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the Thorn Creek Reformed Church of South Holland.

She is survived by two nephews, Bert Vanderzee of Mokena and Donald Vanderzee of South Holland.


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