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Saturday, June 3, 2000

Allene Pavlekovich
Owned store

Allene M. Pavlekovich (nee Horney), 95, of South Holland, died Thursday at Rest Haven South in South Holland.

A memorial service is pending.

Mrs. Pavlekovich was born Feb. 14, 1905, in Cameron, Ill. She was the former owner and operator of Reliance Variety Store in Chicago's Hegewisch community.

She is survived by a sister, Edith Newman of California; two brothers, Everett Horney of Lebanon, Ore., and Henry Horney of Dolton.

Arrangements are being handled by Thornridge Funeral Home in Dolton.

Steven Henry Blondeel
Telemarketer

Steven Henry Blondeel, 41, of Medford, Ore., formerly of South Holland, died Tuesday at home.

Funeral services will be private.

Mr. Blondeel was born Feb. 26, 1959, in Chicago. He was a telemarketer and an Army veteran.

He is survived by two sisters, Susan Stockbreher of San Antonio, Texas, and Debra Remec of Thornton; and a brother, Daniel Blondeel of Thornton.

Arrangements were handled by Thornridge Funeral Home.

Robert E. Borne Jr.
Forklift driver

Robert E. Borne Jr., 51, of Midlothian, died Friday at Ingalls Hospital in Harvey.

A funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at Hickey Memorial Chapel, 4201 W. 147th St., Midlothian.

Burial will be private.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Borne was born on Jan. 8, 1949, in Evergreen Park. He lived in Midlothian for the past 19 years. He was a forklift driver for the 3M Co. in Bedford Park.

He is survived by his wife, Denise Borne (nee Tassone); a son, Jason Borne of Midlothian; a daughter, Rachael Borne of Midlothian; a brother, Daniel Borne of Michigan; and a sister, Barbara Czernik of Oregon, Ill.

Wladyslaw Fuks Jr.
Mechanic

Wladyslaw Fuks Jr., 48, of Chicago's Archer Heights community, died Thursday at Holy Cross Hospital in Chicago.

A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Bruno Church in Chicago. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Zarzycki Manor Chapels in Chicago.

Mr. Fuks was born in Poland. He was a mechanic for an automotive repair company.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Fuks (nee Nowobilska); his children Margoret and Jozef Fuks of Poland; his parents, Wladyslaw and Aniela Fuks (nee Budz); two sisters, Donna Sziaszkiewicz and Maria Martinczak; a brother, Joseph Fuks; and many nieces and nephews.

Herta L. Jarmut
Homemaker

Herta L. Jarmut (nee Thompson), 85, of Crestwood, died Thursday at St. Francis Hospital in Blue Island.

Funeral services and burial will be private.

Mrs. Jarmut was born Nov. 8, 1914, in Estonia. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Kadri Chiero of Crestwood; her son, Peter Jarmut of Chicago; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements were handled by Hickey Memorial Chapel of Midlothian.

Marjorie A. Monahan
Retired custodian

Marjorie A. Monahan (nee O'Connor), 71, of Berwyn and formerly of Burbank, died Friday at RML Specialty Hospital in Lyons Township.

A funeral mass will be said at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Turibius Church in Chicago.

Burial will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Wolniak Funeral Home, 5700 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago.

Mrs. Monahan lived in Burbank from 1973 until 1997, when she moved to her daughter's home in Berwyn. Besides being a homemaker, she worked as a custodian at the Bridgeview Nursing Home for seven years in the 1980s, and was voted "favorite employee" several times. She was well-known for taking the time to visit with nursing home residents.

She is survived by a daughter, Janice; two sons, Robert Monahan and Paul Monahan; a sister, Eileen Thompson; and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Monahan's husband, Michael, died in December 1999. 

Stella Vanderwall
Homemaker

Stella Sturwold Vanderwall (nee Buikema), 93, of South Holland, died Thursday at Rest Haven Central in Worth Township.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. in Orland Park, with the Rev. Herman J. Schutt officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Gardens in Oak Lawn.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Colonial Chapel. 

Mrs. Vanderwall was born Dec. 24, 1906, in Chicago. She was a homemaker. 

She is survived by nine daughters, Marge Buwalda, Ruth Adema, Dorothy Dykstra, Alice Beukema, Elaine Ridder, Victoria Evenhouse, Shirley Evenhouse, Beverly Szewezyk and LaVerne Petersen; a son, Clarence Sturwold; two sisters, Alice Blankenstein and Jennie Dryfhout; a brother, Robert Buikema; 35 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Saturday, November 6, 1999

Evelyn Colbrese
Retired teacher

Evelyn E. Colbrese (nee Wurmnest) 80, of Homewood, died Thursday at Sun Bridge Care & Rehabilitation Center in LaGrange.

A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at Infant Jesus of Prague Church, Flossmoor Road and Leavitt Avenue in Flossmoor. Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Tews Funeral Home, 18230 S. Dixie Highway, Homewood. 

Mrs. Colbrese was born April 13, 1919 in Pontiac, Ill. She was a retired fourth-grade teacher, having retired in 1979 after teaching for 15 years at the former Parkside Grammar School and at Thornton elementary schools.

She is survived by two sons, William Colbrese of Riverside and Nick Colbrese of San Diego, Calif.; a daughter, Barbara Chapin of Glenview; two sisters, Ethel Rapp and Doris Oberholtzer, both of Pontiac, Ill.; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nick P. Colbrese, the former head football coach at Bloom Township High School; a daughter, Patricia Ryczaj; and a son, James Colbrese.

Estelle Bernas
Homemaker

Estelle Bernas (nee Witaszek,) 84, of Midlothian, died Friday at home.

A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Christopher Church, 147th Street and Keeler Avenue in Midlothian. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City.

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

Mrs. Bernas was born Nov. 24, 1914, in Chicago. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Pat Gruszkowski of Chicago Ridge and Nancy Montemayer of Midlothian; two sons, Donald Bernas of Matteson and Robert Bernas of Orland Park; a sister, Kay Zawacki of Lansing; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Irene E. Deck
Homemaker

Irene E. Deck, 90, of Country Club Hills, died Thursday at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Brady-Gill Funeral Home, 16600 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park.

Burial will be at Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery in Worth.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Deck was born in Milwaukee, Wis. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by two sons, John Been of Tinley Park and Raymond Been of Las Vegas, Nevada; a step-daughter, Kathleen Paperniak of Barrington; a sister, Hazel Hickman of Peoria; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Kyra A. Kaptur
Retired medical secretary

Kyra A. Kaptur (nee Brown), 82, of Calumet Park, died Oct. 29 at home.

A funeral service was held Nov. 1. 

Burial was at St. Benedict Cemetery in Crestwood.

Mrs. Kaptur was born on Aug. 1, 1917, in Kansas City, Mo. She was a medical secretary until her retirement. She was a long-time resident of Calumet Park.

She is survived by her husband, Edward W. Kaptur; six daughters, Kyrita Ranki, Margaret Constan, Susan Doner, Michele Ahlswede, Lyri Pioppo and Diane Bogda; four sons, Peter Constan, Dr. Louis Constan, Timothy Kaptur and Jamie Kaptur; 26 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Arrangements made by Hallinan Funeral Home in Blue Island.

Margaret Mager
Retired cashier

Margaret M. Mager (nee Roth) 76, of Midlothian, died Friday at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 14700 S. Kildare Ave., Midlothian, with the Rev. Harvey Feuster officiating. 

Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Tinley Park.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hickey Memorial chapel, 4201 w. 147th St., Midlothian. 

Mrs. Mager was born Feb. 5, 1923, in Germany. She was a retired cashier for Jewel food stores. She lived in Midlothian for 70 years.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur Mager Sr.; two sons, Arthur Mager Jr. of Seabring, Fla. and George Mager of Russell, Ill.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

J. Steve Pandak III
Bus repairman

J. Steve Pandak III, 26, of Harvey, died Oct. 29 at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.

A funeral service was held on Thursday.

Burial was at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.

Mr. Pandak was born on March 9, 1973, in Valparaiso, Ind. He worked as a bus repairman for Pace Bus Co., and was a Marine Corp veteran. He served in Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield in Somalia.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Pandak of Harvey; a goddaughter, Krysta Embry of Blue Island; and godson, Zachary Mason of Indiana.

Arrangements were made by Hallinan Funeral Home in Blue Island.

Violet Schoenbacher
Homemaker

Violet Schoenbacher (nee Ortquist) 79, of Worth, died Thursday at McAllister Nursing Home in Country Club Hills.

A funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at Hickey Memorial Chapel, 4201 W. 147th St., Midlothian. Burial will be private.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Sunday to the time of the service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Schoenbacher was born Feb. 14, 1920, in North Dakota. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Chicago Southwest Women of the Moose Chapter 110 since 1946.

She is survived by a daughter, Debbie Jo Kelecich; and a son, Paul Schoenbacher.

Julia A. Stare
Homemaker

Julia A. Stare (nee Voss), 96, of Denver, Col., formerly of Blue Island, died Sunday in Colorado.

A funeral service was held Friday at Hallinan Funeral Home in Blue Island.

Burial was at Cedar Park Cemetery in Chicago.

Mrs. Stare was born on Oct. 22, 1903, in Chicago. She was a homemaker, and long time resident of Blue Island. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church Women's Society and the Lady Trainmen.

She is survived by a daughter, Charlane Rickhoff of Colorado; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


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