Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries - 1998

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Harry Bentsen 
Family and friends of Harry Bentsen, 89, will meet today at St.James Lutheran Church, 7400 W.Higgins, Chicago, for an 11 a.m.funeral service.Interment will be private. 
Mr.Bentsen retired from Illinois Bell Telephone Company in 1969 with 42 years of service.He was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America andpast president of the Nora Lodge of Sons of Norway. 
He was the beloved husband of the late Lillian Bentsen; loving father of Harry R. 
(Mina), Ronald (Carol) and David (Lillie Ann); dearest grandfather of nine; and great-grandfather of 16. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church would be appreciated. 
Arrangements were made by Kolbus Funeral Home, Chicago. 
For information, (773) 774-3232. 

Charlie A.Funk
In Loving Memory of Charlie A.Funk
May 31, 1927 - April 29, 1996
Friends may think I have forgotten When at times they see me smile Little do they know the heartache That my smile hides all the while.
Beautiful memories are wonderful They last throughout the longest day. 
They never wear out nor do they get lost, And can never be given away. 
To some you may be forgotten To others a part of the past But to your wife who dearly loves you Your memory will always last.
I love you and miss you more than ever, Your loving wife, Maisie

Terry Kalke
In Loving Memory of Terry Kalke
Aug.4, 1939 - April 29, 1998 Mom, you've been gone a year. 
It is so hard to believe. 
They say that as time goes on the pain lessens, but that is not true. 
We miss you more than ever. 
Even though we all have each other there is still a piece of all of us that went with you. 
We felt so helpless when we found out we were going to lose you. 
We took care of you the best we could. 
You never complained or asked for anything. 
In some ways that almost made it harder because we never knew if what we were doing was right. 
There is not a moment of the day thatyou are not thought of in some way, shape or form. 
We thank you for all you have taught us in the time that we had you, and your grandchildren too, of which you have an additional two! They are so beautiful, just like you. 
We Love You Mom. 

Apolonia M.Adams of Niles
Funeral services for Apolonia M.Adams (nee Juszkiewic), 78, will be held at 10 a.m.Saturday, at St.Juliana Church, Chicago. 
Born Feb.8, 1921, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. 
Mrs.Adams was a floral designer at Haberkamp's Florist.She was an active member of St.Juliana Parish and president of Philharmonia Choir. 
She was the wife of Stephen H.Adams; mother of Steve T.,Phillip (Gloria) and Arlene (Edward) Juracek; sister of the late John and Alexander Juszkiewicz and Antoinette Gniadek; and grandmother of Grant, Andrea and Robert. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.Friday, at Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, 7812 N.Milwaukee Ave.,Niles. 
For information, (847) 966-7302. 

Shirley L.Armintrout of St.Charles
Services for Shirley L.Armintrout, 68, of St.Charles, formerly of Batavia, will be held at 1 p.m.Friday, at Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S.Batavia Ave., Batavia. 
Born Oct.23, 1930, in Elgin, to Herman O.and Mary L. (nee Garvin) Johnson, she passed away Sunday, April 25, 1999, at Provena Pine View Care Center, St. 
Charles.Interment will be in River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia. 
Shirley grew up in a restaurant family and eventually owned Shirley's Coffee Cup in downtown Batavia.She then worked for theIllinois Youth Center for Girls in Geneva and finally at the St. 
Charles Youth Center for Boys.Shirley taught Sunday school at the South Elgin United Methodist Church and taught Bible study at Riverrain Point Retirement Apartments in Batavia where she lived for 11 years prior to her moving to Provena Pine View Care Center.She also served two terms as president of Riverrain's Council of Affairs.Shirley was an avid craft maker and spent her last healthy years selling handmade afghans, dressed dolls and home decorations at local flea markets.Shirley's most cherished belief was always, `What a difference a day makes, you and God, trusting the Holy Spirit.' Surviving are her sons, Mike (Connie) Armintrout of Batavia, Steve Armintrout of Batavia and Dave (Linda) Armintrout of Effingham, Ill.;andeight grandchildren.She is also survived by her sisters, Beverly (Jack) Melson of Hot Springs, Ark.,and Kathye Lynne (Fred) Sargent of Houston, Texas; several nieces and nephews; and many dear friends. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Armintrout, and brother, Herman LeeRoy Johnson. 
Visitation willbe from 5 to 8 p.m.today, at the funeral home. 
Contributions in her memory may be made to the family. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Maria Kaczmarek Aydt of Elgin
Services for Maria Kaczmarek Aydt, 74, of Willow Lakes Estates in Elgin, will be held at 4 p.m.Saturday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St.,Elgin.The Rev.Richard Russo will officiate. 
Born Aug.12, 1924, in Germany, she died Wednesday, April 28, 1999, at Provena St.Joseph Hospital, Elgin.Burial will be private, in St.John's Cemetery, Dahlgren, Ill. 
Mrs.Aydt had been a resident of Elgin since 1985.Prior to her retirement, she had worked as a supervisor for the Florsheim Shoe Company.Afterwards she continued to work part time for K-40 Electronics.She attended St.Thomas More Catholic Church in Elgin. 
Survivors includeher husband, Raymond Aydt, whom she just recently married; stepson, Jim (Mary) Aydt of Elgin; stepgrandsons, Michael, Stephen and Peter Aydt; and one cousin in Germany. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Frank Kaczmarek. 
Visitation will be from 1 p.m.until the time of services at 4 p.m.Saturday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

Erling R.Berg of Elgin 
Services for Erling R.Berg, 84, will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, at Wait Ross Allanson Elgin Chapel, 51 Center St.,Elgin.The Rev.Paul C.Meyers will officiate. 
Born April 27, 1915, in Chicago, to John and Hilda (nee Hansen) Berg, he died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at Sherman West Court, Elgin.Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Chicago. 
Mr.Berg had been a resident of Elgin for the past 17 years.He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, now Cornerstone United Methodist Church of Plato Center, and served on various committees when he was still active.A 1937 graduate of the University of Illinois, he worked as an accountant at the Crane Company in Chicago for many years and retired from a position with the State of Illinois.During World War II he was in the 82nd Airborne Division where he served in the office of judge advocate.He was alsoa member of the Masons. 
Surviving are his wife, Jeannette Berg (nee Gilbertsen), whom he married Aug. 
30, 1941; daughters, Susan (Terry) Maulding of Streamwood and Nancy (David) Miller of Rockford, Iowa; grandchildren, Jon, Jill and Anne Maulding, and Kyle and Tim Miller; and sister, Helen (Bill) Laise of Louisville, Ky. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roff Berg. 
Visitation will be from 10 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m.Saturday, at the funeral chapel. 
Please omit flowers.Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Church or to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois. 
For information, (847) 742-2100. 

Raymond E.Berg of Schaumburg
The family of Raymond `Ray' E.Berg, 89, will gather at 11 a.m.Friday,at the chapel of Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, 7800 W.Irving Park Rd. 
(between Harlem and Cumberland Aves.), Chicago, to remember him. 
Born may 8, 1909, in Chicago, he passed away Sunday, April 25, 1999, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village.Inurnment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum. 
Mr.Berg owned and operated a manufacturers' representative business in Chicago for many years prior to his retirement in 1965.Following retirement, he and his wife, Muriel, resided in Williams Bay, Wis.until 1979, when they relocated to Boca Raton, Fla.They returned to the Chicago area in June 1997, and were resident of Schaumburg at the time of his death.Ray enjoyed boating and golf, and he was a member of the Shriners. 
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Muriel Berg; sons, Ronald (Nancy) Berg of Wonder Lake and Ray (Jewel) Berg of Rolling Meadows; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and many friends. 
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial gift in Ray's name to your favorite charity. 
Arrangements were made by Meadows Funeral Home, Rolling Meadows. 
For information, (847) 253-0224. 

Julia Duncker of Downers Grove
Services for Julia Duncker, 16, a Downers Grove resident since 1988, will begin at 8:45 a.m.Saturday, from FriedrichJones Funeral Home, 44 S.Mill St., Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:15 a.m.,at Sts.Peter and Paul Church, 26 N.Ellsworth St., Naperville. 
Born Jan.29, 1983, in Memphis, Tenn., she died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at home, after a four-year battle with cancer.Interment will be private. 
Julia moved to Downers Grove from Memphis in 1988.She graduated from Lemont Central Junior High School and was a sophomore at Lemont Township High School.An honor roll student, Julia also played soccer and ran track, and was involved with the student council.She loved animals and nature and enjoyed horseback riding.She was also a member of St.Scholastica Church in Woodridge. 
Known for her generosity, Julia was a positive influence on everyone she met. 
She was the precious and much-loved daughter of Barb (nee Gorman) and Jerry Duncker of Downers Grove; and cherished sister of Matthew Duncker of Downers Grove.She leaves behind feelings of courage, strength and love that touched all who knew her, especially her proud grandparents, Robert and Millie Gorman of Wheaton, and Conrad (Meredith) Duncker of Berwyn; her aunts and uncles; her cousins; her very special friends; and her many pampered pets. 
Julia was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Jeanette Duncker; uncle, Dick Gorman; and dear friend, Elizabeth. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.Friday, at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Naperville Humane Society, 1620 Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563, or to Food for the Poor, 550 S.W. 12th Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442-9855. 
For information, (630) 355-0213. 

Marie Dvorak formerly of Bensenville
Services for Marie Dvorak, 91, most recently of Jerome, Idaho, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S.York St.,Bensenville. 
Born April 19, 1908, in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, she died Friday, April 23, 1999. 
Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 
Mrs.Dvorak was a member of the Bensenville Garden Club, and had formerly owned beauty shops in Chicago and St. Charles. 
Shewas the wife of Stanley Dvorak; mother of John (Marjory) Fluegel; stepmother of Sandi (the late Herbert) Hansen; sister of William Schempers of San Diego, Calif.and Josephine (the late Fred) Fenner of Florida; grandmother of Brian and Scott; and aunt of Marguerite of Arizona. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (630) 766-3232. 

Margaret Giffin Ellsworth of Elgin
Memorial services for Margaret Giffin Ellsworth, 86, will be held at 1:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, at First United Methodist Church, 216 E.Chicago St.,Elgin, with the Rev.Thomas Walker officiating.Private burial will be in Nova Scotia. 
Mrs.Ellsworth graduated from Mount Allison University in Canada with a B.A. 
in 1934 and then from Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing with a diploma in 1940.She then went on to earn her M.A. from Teacher's College, Columbia University in 1944.Mrs. 
Ellsworth held important positionsin nursing education and service throughout her 40-year career which spanned a period of unprecedented change in both nursing and in the nation's healthcare.At the time of her retirement in 1980, she was head of the Department of General Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing. 
Some of Mrs.Ellsworth's more memorable positions include her tenure as Director of Nursing Service and of the School of Nursing at the New England Hospital for Women and Children in Boston, which is the nursing school from which Linda Richards and Mary Mahony graduated before the turn of the century. 
Ms.Richards is generally acknowledged to be America's first trained nurse, and Ms.Mahony, America's first black trained nurse.Since preparation for nursing following World War II was moved from training in hospitals to education in colleges and universities, Mrs.Ellsworth had the difficult and unhappy task of closing this historic school in 1951. 
Mrs.Ellsworth then moved to the national nursing scene as staff member of the National League for Nursing Education and participated in the massive structural changes which resulted in the formation of three American nursing organizations from the former six.Continuing on the staff of the newly formed National League for Nursing, during the 1950s she conducted numerous institutes and workshops designed to teach practicing nurses the administrative skills required for developing and managing hospitals and nursing services.This program ran collaboratively with the American Hospital Association, whose nursing specialist, Marian Fox, servedas co-conductor.Together, they conducted workshops in every state except Alaska. 
During this phase of her career,Mrs. 
Ellsworth was also a consultant for the United States Department of State, traveling throughout several LatinAmerican countries and to the Central Treaty Organization countries of Turkey, Iran and Pakistan to consult on thedevelopment of nursing and hospitals in those countries. 
Mrs.Ellsworth moved to Illinois in 1960, because of her husband's transfer to the midwest, and continued to conduct workshops to teach administrative nursing to practicing nurses throughout the state. 
These workshops were a collaborative effort betwe Myrtle A.Gierke (nee Field), 85, of Lisle, died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.Arrangements were made by Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, (630) 964-9392. 

Clara E.Grimm of Arlington Heights
Services for Clara E.Grimm (nee Gaare), 87, will be held at 11 a.m.Friday, at St.Peter Lutheran Church, 111 W.Olive St.,Arlington Heights, where she will lie in state from 10 a.m.until the time of services.The Rev.Karl W.Schmidt will officiate. 
Born Nov.29, 1911 in Palatine, she died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at the Lutheran Home and Services for the Aged, Arlington Heights.Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights. 
Formerly of Palatine, Mrs.Grimm had been a resident of Arlington Heights for 69 years.She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of St.Peter Lutheran Church where she was part of the St.Peter Ladies Dorcas Aid Society. 
She was the beloved wife of the late Edward R.Grimm, whom she married Aug. 
29, 1931; loving mother of Phillip (Carol) Grimm of Santa Rosa, Calif.,and Victor (Kathleen) Grimm of Evanston; dear grandmother of Victor, Lawrence, Matthew, Emily, Colin, Cynthia and Bradley; and fond sister-in-law of Elsie Gaare of Sun City, Ariz.,Vernette Gaare and John Berlin of Palatine. 
She was preceded in death by two sisters, and nine brothers. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m.today, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N.Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to St.Peter Lutheran Church or to the Lutheran Home and Services for the Aged. 
For information, (847) 253-0168. 

Lucille L.Kariolich 
Services for Lucille L.Kariolich (nee Thompson), 74, will be held at 11 a.m. 
Saturday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 485 S.Bartlett Road, Streamwood. 
Born April 4, 1925, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at Vencor Hospital in Northlake.Interment will be in Glen Oak Cemetery, Westchester. 
Mrs.Kariolich was a member of the Hanover Township Seniors. 
She was the beloved wife of 51 years of the late Emil Kariolich; loving mother of Martha M.`Marti' Corso, Emil C.`Sharp' Kariolich Jr.and the late Christine A. 
Gustafson and Martin L.Kariolich; grandmother of Chris and Dawn Gustafson, Rob Corso, and Martin and Chad Kariolich; and great-grandmother of Cody and Cyrus. 
Visitation will be from 10 a.m.to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (630) 837-8400. 

Joseph Paul Kolman formerly of Arlington Heights 
Services for Joseph Paul Kolman, 73, a 12-yearresident of Severna Park, Md.,will be held at 11:30 a.m.Friday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.,1520 N.Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights. 
Born in Chicago, May 28, 1925, he died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie, Md.Interment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Chicago. 
Mr.Kolman served in the Navy during World War II.A plumber by trade, he was a member of Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Local Union #130.He was a member of Pleiades Masonic Lodge #478 in Westchester and a former member of St.Peter Lutheran Church. 
He was the husband of Mary D.Kolman (nee Gaines), they would have celebrated 50 years of marriage last November 6; father of Patrick J.Kolman and Joseph F. Kolman, both of Arlington Heights, and Leanne Kolman of Severna Park; dear grandfather of seven; and brother of Charline Morenz of Burbank. 
Visitation will befrom 3 to 9 p.m.today, with a Masonic service at 8 p.m.,at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Association Anne Arundel County Division, 7340 Parkway Dr.,Suite 360, Hanover, MD 21076. 
For information, (847) 253-0168. 

Mildred Kunz of Palatine
Services for Mildred Kunz (nee Langeloh), 96, will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N.Northwest Highway, Palatine. 
Born Nov.25, 1902, in Chicago, she died Monday, April 26, 1999, at Plum Grove Nursing Home.Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery, Chicago. 
She was the beloved aunt of Donald Langeloh, Arthur (Debra) Langeloh and Alice (Kenneth) Murphy; and cherished great-aunt of Patricia (David) Reser, Barbara (Leonard) Jarocki, Diane (Scott) Michaels, Donna Langeloh, James (Renee) Langeloh, Michael Langeloh, Thomas Langeloh and Peggy (Paul) Christine. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Adam Kunz, and brother, Arthur Langeloh. 
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.until the time of services at 11 a.m.Saturday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 358-7411. 

Frank F.Lehe of Grayslake 
A Mass of Christian Burial for Frank F.Lehe, 76, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Friday, at St.Mary Church of Fremont, 22333 W. Erhart Road, Mundelein. 
Born in Chicago, he passed away Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at Glenbrook Hospital, Glenview.Interment will be in St.Mary's Cemetery, Fremont. 
Mr.Lehe had been a longtime resident of Chicago and had moved to Grayslake in December 1997.By trade, he had been a sheet metal worker for more than 50 years.He was involved with the Catholic Church for many years as an usher and most recently he was a member of St. 
Mary Church of Fremont.Frank was a proud veteran of World War II, serving in the Army and receiving a Purple Heart. 
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Lehe (nee Zagorski); son, Christopher (Sandy) Lehe; daughter, Barbara (Ronald) Fotland; granddaughter, Geddy Fotland; nephews, Bill Woodmaster and Michael Sebastian; and sister-in-law, Alice Sebastian. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Josephine and Karl Lehe; andsisters, Gertrude Woodmaster and Harriet Klein. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m.today, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd.,410 E.Belvidere Road, Grayslake. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St.Mary Church of Fremont for their building fund. 
For information, (847) 223-8122. 

Jiri Stybr M.D. one-year resident of Wheaton
Visitation for Jiri Stybr M.D., 76, formerly a 25-year resident of West Chicago, will be held from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m.Saturday, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E.Roosevelt Road (one block east of Naperville Road), Wheaton. 
He died Monday April 26, 1999, at his home. 
Dr.Stybr was born in what is now the Czech Republic and received his medical education at Charles University in Prague.He was a general practitioner at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield for the past 25 years. 
He is survived by his wife, Alena; two daughters, Alena (Paul) Batty and Miluse (Jiri) Vitek; and five grandchildren, Tereza and Catherine Vitek and Christopher, Jacqueline and Jennifer Batty. 
Donations may be made to Hospice of DuPage, 690 E.North Ave.,Carol Stream, IL 60188. 
For information, (630) 668-0016. 

Thomas J.McBride formerly of St.Charles
Funeral Mass for Thomas J.McBride, 26, most recently of Oak Park, will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Friday, at St.Patrick Church, St.Charles. 
Born Aug.24, 1972, in Arlington Heights, he died Monday, April 26, 1999, in Chicago.Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. 
Thomas was a 1990 graduate of St. Charles High School and a member of St. 
Patrick Catholic Church in St.Charles. 
He is survived by his parents, Robert and Mary Ellen (nee Spellmire) McBride of St.Charles; two brothers, Robert (Kathryn) of Winfield and Michael of Philadelphia, Pa.;two sisters, Catherine (James) Benouis of Austin, Texas and Mary (Patrick) Gerkin of White Fish Bay, Wis.;maternal grandmother, Catherine Spellmire of Oakbrook Terrace; and a nephew, Michael Patrick Gerkin. 
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Burton McBride and Juanita Truttier and his maternal grandfather, George W.Spellmire. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.today, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E.Main St.,St.Charles, with a liturgical wake service at 7 p.m. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the CCCTU HWC, Chapter Scholarship Fund c/o Harold Washington College, Attn: Mike Ruggeri, 30 E.Lake St.,Chicago, IL 60601. 
For information, (630) 584-0060. 

Raymond C.Molitor of South Elgin 
Memorial services for Raymond C. Molitor, 77, formerly of Batavia, will be held at 7 p.m.Monday at Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave.,Batavia. 
Born June 10, 1921, in Aurora, the son of Matthew J.and Anna (nee Kaiser) Molitor, he passed away Monday, April 19, 1999, at Sherman Hospital in Elgin.Interment will be private. 
Ray served in the Army during World War II as a combat infantryman in the European African Middle Theatre where he saw action in the Rhineland and Adrennes Campaigns.He was awarded the Purple Heart in 1945.Ray was a farmer by profession upon his return to civilian life.He will be dearly missed by his family and many special friends. 
He is survived by his sister, Esther (Vincent) Drendal, and many special nieces and nephews. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three sisters, Bernadine Molitor, Marguerite Collins and Ruth J.Molitor, and five brothers, Matthew, James, William, Donald and Alfred Molitor. 
Visitation will be from 4 p.m.until the time of services at 7 p.m.Monday, at the funeral home. 
Masses in Raymond's memory would be appreciated. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Theresa A.Onash of Elgin
Services for Theresa A.Onash, 44, formerly of Glenview, will be held at 11:30 a.m.Friday, at Countryside Funeral Home, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Road), Streamwood/Schaumburg. 
Born Jan.9, 1955, in Elgin, she died Monday, April 26, 1999, at Sherman Hospital.Interment will be in Fairview Memorial Park, Northlake. 
She was the wife of Frank Mocarski; daughter of Gloria and the late Herbert Onash of Pine Island, Fla.;sister of Herbert and Dale, both of Fort Myers, Fla., Thomas (Hope) of Oswego, Barb (Chris) of Hampshire and Keith of Fort Myers; and aunt of many nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.today, at the funeral home. 
For information, (630/847) 289-8054. 

Richard `Dick' L.Peterson of Elgin 
Funeral services for Richard `Dick' L.Peterson, 75, will be held at 10 a.m.Friday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S.State St.,Elgin, followed by a 10:30 a.m.Mass at St. 
Thomas More Catholic Church.The Rev. 
Richard Russo and the Rev.Msgr.John Mitchell will officiate. 
Born March 23, 1924, in Elgin, the son of Clarence W.and Karin L.Peterson, he passed away Monday, April 26, 1999, at his home.Burial will be in St.Mary's Cemetery, Gilberts. 
Dick had graduated from Elgin High School in 1942.A veteran, he served in the Army Air Force as a B29 pilot.Dick attended General Motors Institute (Kettering University) in Flint, Mich., where he was a member of Alpha Tau Honorary Engineering Society.He was employed by Automation Associates in Arlington Heights, and previously, by Automatism in Elk Grove Village.He was also an Eagle Scout, and a member of the Big Timber Dancers and St.Thomas More Catholic Church. 
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (nee Meagher),whom he married Oct.27, 1945; three children, Susan (Mac) Scantlin of Barrington, Rita Brooks of Geneva and Thomas Peterson of Lexington, Ky.;five grandchildren, Amy, Jenny, Katie, Sarah and Alex; two great-grandchildren, Sara and Anna; his mother, Karin of Elgin; and his brother, Charles Peterson of Wisconsin. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence W.Peterson and brother, Robert W.Peterson. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.today, with prayers recited at 7 p.m.,at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Thomas More Catholic Church Building Fund; a charity of donor's choice; or Masses, would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

John `Azzy' Petrusky of Waukegan
A Mass of Christian Burial for John `Azzy' Petrusky, 85, formerly ofNorth Chicago, will be held at 10 a.m.today, at St.Patrick Church (new church), Wadsworth. 
Born Sept.14, 1913,in Waukegan, he died Sunday, April 25, 1999, at at Terrace Nursing Center in Waukegan.Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. 
A longtime resident of the area, he owned and operated Azzy's 66 Service Station at the corners of 10th and Jackson Sts.in Waukegan for 50 years.He was a former member of Mother of God Church.He participated in the semi-pro baseball league, was an avid fisherman and loved all animals, especially `ponies'. 
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Emily Elizabeth (nee Svete); children, Mary Frances `Missy' Daniels of Pleasant Prairie, Wis.,Robert `Rob' (Georgene) Petrusky of Pleasant Prairie, Allan (Marcia) Petrusky of Waukegan and Thomas (Leigh Ann) Petrusky of Pleasant Prairie; 11 grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; and sister, Millie Ogrin of Waukegan. 
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Joan, on April 26, 1954; brothers, Charles and Joseph Petruska, and John and Albert `Mickey' Zaugra; and sisters, Bernice Pickel and Nelle Wightman. 
Arrangements were made by Salata Gurnee Funeral Home, Gurnee. 
For information, (847) 244-1155. 

Nancee L.Reckwerdt of Wauconda
A memorial service for Nancee L. Reckwerdt (nee Hironimus), 59, will be held at 10 a.m.today, at Windridge Memorial Park, 7014 S.Rawson Bridge Rd., Cary. 
Born Dec.10, 1939, in Wauconda, she died suddenly Saturday, April 24, 1999, at home.Inurnment will be in Windridge Memorial Park. 
A lifelong Wauconda resident, she was a member of Transfiguration Church and Women of the Moose of Wauconda Chapter #1520, since 1995.She was a longtime member and volunteer of the auxiliary of Good Shepherd Hospital. 
She was the wife of the late Roy P.; mother of Kathleen (George) Upton, Kimberly Carpenter, Lisa (Daniel) Schmidt, Lora (Peter III) Snelten and Lynda Bliss; daughter of Ethel and Clarence Hironimus; sister of Kenneth (Janice) Hironimus, Jo Ann (Mitchell) Bienkowski, Cheryl (Gary) Thompson and the late Norman; and grandmother of Nicole, Robert, Ryan, Kiersten, Luke, Adam, Jacob, Rachel, Ben, Cody and PJ. 
Please omit flowers. 
Memorials are appreciated to the charity of the donor's choice. 
Arrangements were made by Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, Wauconda. 
For information, (847) 526-2115. 

Carola A.Richter of Buffalo Grove
Services for Carola A.Richter (nee Herman), 55, will be held at 1:30 p.m.Saturday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 195 N.Buffalo Grove Road (one block north of Lake-Cook Road),Buffalo Grove. 
Born in Vandalia, Ill.,she died unexpectedly Sunday, April 25, 1999.Interment will be private. 
Mrs.Richter had been a resident of Buffalo Grove for 31 years and had worked at the Acco USA Corporation of Lincolnshire as a travel administrator for seven years. 
She was the beloved wife of Edward K. 
Richter; loving mother of Janice L. 
(Steven) Salvadorini and Stephen K. 
(Kelly) Richter; cherished grandmother of Ken and Brandon Kujawa, Joey Salvadorini, and Jeremy and Sarah Richter; dear sister of Thomas (Cheryl) Herman, Kathy (Larry) Reno and the late Edward Herman; and dear aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to the American Heart Association would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 215-6656. 

Dorothy E.Rockar of Libertyville for 28 years
A memorial service for Dorothy E. Rockar, 77, formerlyof Lake Forest, will be held at 1 p.m.Saturday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176), Libertyville. 
Born Nov.8, 1921, in Chicago, she passed away Saturday, April 24, 1999, at her home. 
Dorothy had been an employee of Period Homes Architectural Firm in Lake Forest.She was also a former advertising copywriter and layout artist, and had been a writer and editor for the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. 
Surviving are her husband of 46 years, William Rockar; two children, Andrea Kent of Gaithersburg, Md.and Douglas Rockar of Libertyville; two grandchildren, Victoria and Edwin Kent; and her sister, Claudia Carroll. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dorothy Rockar Memorial Fund at Chicago Botanic Gardens, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

Joan K.Roets of Batavia
Memorial services for Joan K.Roets will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, May 22, at the Congregational Church in Batavia. 
The Rev.David Foxgrover will officiate. 
Born in Belleville, the daughterof Clarence and Gladius (nee Shaw) Kias, she passed away Sunday, April 25, 1999, at her home. 
Joan was a member of the Batavia Womens Club and its fine arts club.She devoted a great deal of time to volunteer work.On Sept.24, 1955, she was united in marriage to Francis Walton Roets. 
She is survived by one daughter, Robin (Resse) Peek of Naperville; one stepdaughter, Patricia (James) Dorband of Skokie; three stepsons, Peter James (Heather) Roets of Encino, Calif.,Robert (Eleanor) Roets of Grand Rapids, Mich. and Myron Roets, also of Grand Rapids; seven grandchildren; one brother, Michael (Susan) Kias of Indianapolis, Ind.; and one sister, Kay (Irving) Waltman of Miami, Fla. 
Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, Highland Square Suite G-1 222 E.State St.,Rockford, IL 61104. 
Local arrangements were made by Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, Batavia. 
For information, (630) 879-7900. 

Dean H.Sunderman of Elgin
Private family services for Dean H.Sunderman, 76, were held at Laird Funeral Home in Elgin. 
Born Dec.27, 1922, in Bible Grove, Ill.,to Orville and Vera (nee Specht) Sunderman, he died Sunday, April 25, 1999, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin, following a brief illness.Burial will be private. 
A resident of Elgin for most of his life, Mr.Sunderman was a 1942 graduate of Elgin High School and had been employed by School District U-46 for 18 years before retiring.He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Merchant Marines.Among his special interests, he was a member of the Kishwaukee Archers of Sycamore and was also an avid artist. 
Surviving are his wife, Delores J. Sunderman (nee Anderson), whom he married Aug.28, 1948; sons, Terry Dean (Nancy) Sunderman of Elgin and Kevin Scott (Judy) Sunderman of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren, Heather Marie and Dean Murray Sunderman, both of Albuquerque; sister, Rose Marie Walsh of St. Charles; brothers, Louie (Christine) Sunderman of Sacramento, Calif.,and Doyne (Jane) Sunderman of Fairfield Glade, Tenn.;and many nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or to Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin. 
For information, (847) 741-8800. 

Mary Ellen Taylor (nee Caldwell)
Mary Ellen Taylor (nee Caldwell), 49, of Grayslake, died Friday, April 23.Arrangements were made by StrangFuneral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., Grayslake, (847) 223-8122. 
Kezia E.Thompson (nee Enzenbacher), 78, of Villa Park, died Monday, April 26, 1999. 
Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, Villa Park, (630) 832-4161. 

Beverly A.Tolli of Libertyville
A memorial Mass for Beverly A.Tolli, 54, will be celebrated at 9:30a.m.Saturday, at St.Joseph Church, 121 E.Maple, Libertyville. 
Born May 3, 1944, in Chicago, she passed away Wednesday, April 28, 1999, at her home. 
Mrs.Tolli was a 1962 graduate of Maine West High School in Des Plaines.A member of St.Joseph Parish in Libertyville, she served on the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary and participated in the church Bible study group.She was also an avid quilter as well as a member of the Auxiliary of Condell Medical Center. 
Surviving are her husband, Dr.Ernest Tolli; her children, Dominic M.Tolli of Libertyville, Gene V.Tolli of Madison, Wis.,and Carin E.Tolli of Libertyville; and her parents, Michael and Annabelle Gallichio of Vernon Hills. 
She was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Larsen, in 1978. 
Friends of the family may call from 3 to 8 p.m.Friday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W.Park Ave. (Route 176), Libertyville. 
Memorial contributions for Breast Cancer Research at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center would be appreciated. 
For information, (847) 362-3009. 

Walter A.Townsend
Walter A.Townsend, 68, a 25-year resident of Wheaton, died Tuesday, April 27.Arrangements were made by WilliamsKampp Funeral Home, Wheaton, (630) 668-0016. 

Mark S.Walter of Wauconda
Services for Mark S.Walter, 40, will be held at 11 a.m.Saturday, at Federated Church of Wauconda, 200 S.Barrington Rd.,Wauconda. 
Born Nov.28, 1958, in Atlanta, Ga.,he died Saturday, April 24, 1999, at Victory Memorial Hospital in Waukegan.Burial will be private. 
A 29-year resident of Wauconda, hewas a 1976 graduate of Wauconda High School.He received his associate's degree in accounting from College of Lake County.He was a member of the church. 
Preceded in death by his parents, Verlene and J.William Walter, he is survived by his brothers, John William Jr. 
(Linda), James Sidney and Matthew Lee (Laurie); grandmother, Osia Mae Stone; nephews, Steven Grant, Christopher John and Lucas Carl; and cousins, Debra Williams and Lindy Head. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m.Friday, at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N.Main St.,Wauconda, and from 10:30 a.m.until the time of the services Saturday, at the church. 
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E.33rd St.,Suite 1100, New York, NY 10016 or www.kidney.org. 
For information, (847) 526-2115. 

Raymond H.Werner formerly of Palatine
Services for Raymond H.Werner, 69, a resident of McHenry for more than 10 years and formerly of Palatine, will be held at 10:30 a.m.today, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palatine. 
Born July 20, 1929, in Chicago, to William and Hattie (nee Lippert) Werner, he died Monday, April 26, 1999, at his home. 
Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights. 
Mr.Werner had worked for Pinkerton Security for 27 years.During that time he had also worked as a lathe operator and grinder at the Hoffman Company in Mundelein for more than 20 years.A veteran, he had served in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post 911 in Wauconda. 
Surviving are his sisters, Dorothy (Raymond) Larsen of Wauconda and Marie(Raymond) Jannusch of Palatine; niece, Shirley Cerer of McHenry; and many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Alma Werner, Dec.23, 1988; sisters, Emma Harting and Florence Finger; and brother, Edward Werner. 
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m.until the time of services at 10:30 a.m.today, at the church. 
Memorials to the family would be appreciated. 
Arrangements were made by George R.Justen & Son Funeral Home, McHenry. 
For information, (815) 385-2400. 

Algie Woods
Algie Woods, 58, of Carpentersville, died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, West Dundee, (847) 836-8770. 

David Zaragoza of McHenry 
Services for David Zaragoza, 27, will be held at 10:30 a.m.Friday, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 404 N.Green St., McHenry.The Rev.Roger Schneider will officiate. 
Born July 25, 1971, in Chicago, to Aurelio I.and Norma (nee Ramos) Zaragoza, he died Monday, April 26, 1999, at Northern Illinois Medical Center, McHenry.Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry. 
Formerly a resident of DuPageCounty, Mr.Zaragoza had lived in McHenry for two years.He was a 1990 graduate of Glenbard North High School and served in the Navy during the Persian Gulf Conflict.He then worked for the Sony Corporation in Addison in shippingand receiving.Most recently he was employed as an underwriter for West American Mortgage Company. 
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Zaragoza (nee Davenport), whom he married Feb.28, 1999, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in McHenry; daughter, Rebecca; mother and stepfather, Norma and Greg Sauchuk of McHenry; father and stepmother, Aurelio and Vicky Zaragoza of Chicago; brother, Alex Zaragoza; maternal grandparents, Ismael Ramos of Puerto Rico and Isabel (Raymond) Gonzalez of Crystal Lake; four aunts; four uncles; and many cousins. 
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents. 
Visitation will be from 3:30 to 7 p.m.today, at the George R.Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W.Elm St., McHenry, and from 9:30 a.m.until the time of services at 10:30 a.m.Friday, at the church. 
Memorials to the family would be appreciated. 
For information, (815) 385-2400. 

Carl Zeffiro
Carl Zeffiro, 71, of Addison, died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.Arrangements were made by Humes Funeral Home, Addison, (630) 628-8808. 

Karel Zgrabljic of Mount Prospect
Prayers for Karel Zgrabljic, 78, will be held at 11:15 a.m.Saturday, at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E.Rand Road, Mount Prospect, followed by a funeral Mass at noon at St.ThomasBecket Church, 1321 Burning Bush Lane, Mount Prospect. 
Born June 15, 1920, in Croatia, he died Wednesday, April 28,1999, at his home. 
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. 
Mr.Zgrabljic was a retired pipefitter andmember of Pipefitters Local #597. 
He is survived by his wife, Sabina; son, Drago (Barbara) Zgrabljic and daughter, Zlatka Pavlovic; and grandchildren, Christopher, Alex and Robert Pavlovic and Karina Zgrabljic. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m.Friday, at the funeral home. 
For information, (847) 394-2336.


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