GARDNER - Herbert G. Myers, 69, of Gardner, father of Bourbonnais and
Dwight residents, died Friday (Oct. 30, 1998) at Morris Hospital emergency
Mr. Myers had served as Township Clerk for Garfield Township for many
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Gardner Funeral Home.
Services were at 11 a.m. today at the Church of Hope in Gardner. The
Rev. Julie Baum-Coldwater officiated.
Burial was in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery, Braceville.
Memorials may be made to the Church of Hope or to the Gardner Ambulance.
He was born Feb. 16, 1929 in Morgantown, W. Va., the son of Calvin
and Sarah Cole Myers.
Surviving are his wife, the former Audrey Murray, whom he married Oct.
6, 1957 in Reedsville, W. Va.; one son and daughter-in-law, Gregg and Denise
Myers of Marsailles; three daughters and sons-in-law, Debora and Jim Bozue
of Gardner, Rita and Jim Bollini of Bourbonnais and Sarah and Tim Halloran
of Dwight; six grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and
Bill King of Morgantown, W. Va.
Deceased are two brothers, James and Raymond and three sisters, Audrey,
Dorothy and Anna.
Mr. Myers retired from Caterpillar, Joliet, on July 1, 1991.
He had also worked for GM&O Railroad and R.R. Donnelley of Dwight.
Mr. Myers was a member of Calvary Methodist Church in Morgantown, W.Va.,
and a faithful friend of the Church of Hope in Gardner.
He was a member of the Caterpillar Retirees Club and Odd Fellows Lodge
WATSEKA - Visitation for Marilyn R. Kuhlman, 59, of Watseka, will be
from 4-8 p.m. today at the Baier Funeral Home, Watseka, and from 10 a.m.
until the 11 a.m. services at Calvary Lutheran Church, Watseka, where she
was a member. The Rev. Dean Botjen will officiate.
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka.
Memorials may be made to her church.
Mrs. Kuhlman died Sunday (Nov. 1, 1998) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital,
She was born March 23,1 1939 in Clifton, the daughter of Arthur and
Martha Krigge Fruendt. Her father is deceased and her mother resides in
Also surviving are her husband, Roland Kuhlman, whom she married June
16, 1962 in Watseka; one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Timothy Gocken
of Watseka; one brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Kathleen Fruendt
of St. Anne; two grandchildren, Ashley and Alexander Gocken of Watseka.
She enjoyed basketball.
ADDISON - Donald W. Marcus, 70, of Addison, husband of area native,
died Oct. 18, 1998 in Elk Grove Village, after a long illness.
Services were Oct. 21 in Addison, with burial in Arlington Cemetery,
Memorials may be made to the Liver or Kidney Foundations.
He was born July 12, 1928 in Chicago, the son of Benjamin and Lillian
Surviving are his wife, the former Elvera Krumwiede of the area, whom
he married July 30 1949; two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Thomas
Grove of Oklahoma City and Mary and Joseph Salerno of Bartlett; one son
and daughter-in- law, Donald Jr. and Janet of Bloomingdale; five grandchildren;
Deceased are sisters, Blanche McClaine and Frances Ollier and brothers,
Charles and John.
A printer, he owned Don's Printing of Addison.
He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and its dartball team.
MANTENO - James Cavaness, 75, died Monday (Nov. 2, 1998) at Riverside
Medical Center, Kankakee.
Arrangements are pending at the Brown Funeral Home of Manteno.
HERSCHER - Dorothy Margaret Essington, 84, of Herscher, died Monday
(Nov. 2, 1998) in Normal.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Thursday until the 11 a.m. services
at the Herscher Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes. The Rev. Jerry
Watkins will officiate.
Burial will be in Kempton Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family.
She was born March 29, 1914 in Cabery, the daughter of Clarence and
Minnie Christ Olson.
Her husband Arthur Essington, whom she married Jan. 24, 1933 in Kankakee,
died March 4, 1975.
A homemaker, she resided on the farm in Kempton for 42 years.
She was a member of the Herscher United Methodist Church.
A member of the Riverside Twig for several years, she was a long- time
member of the Milks Grove HEA and the Herscher HEA.
Surviving are two sons and one daughter-in-law, Paul and Beverly Essington
of Bloomington and Glenn Essington of Kempton; eight grandchildren and
spouses, Michael and Karen Essington and Suzanne and Shane Daniels, all
of Normal, David and Laurie Essington of Dwight, Steve Essington of rural
Clifton, Ken and Heidi Essington of Pecatonica, Tim Essington and Sarah
Essington, both of Palatine, and Glenda and Rod Loeschen of Lockport; six
great- grandchildren; and three nieces.
Deceased are her parents, one brother, Ray Essington and her step-
mother Etta Rosenberger. (Pd.)
PONTIAC - Mary C. Corrigan, 77, of Pontiac, a former hairdresser in
Ashkum, died Monday (Nov. 2, 1998) at OSF St. James Hospital, Pontiac.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, with a rosary at 8 p.m.
and scripture service at 5 p.m. at Duffy Funeral Home in Pontiac.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Thomas Mack at 10 a.m.
Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Pontiac, where she was a member.
Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, Ashkum.
Memorials may be made to Franciscan Hospice of Central Illinois, St.
Mary's School or St. James Hospital.
She was born May 8, 1921 in Ashkum, the daughter of Jerry and Harriet
She attended grade and high school in Ashkum and was a graduate of
Gilman High School.
Surviving are her husband, Hugh P. Corrigan, whom she married Jan.
22, 1966 at Ashkum; one sister, Loyola Gurthet of South Bend, Ind.; several
nephews and one niece.
Deceased is a brother.
She was a member of the Pontiac American Legion Auxiliary and enjoyed
TUCSON, Ariz. - Eleanor Senesac, 74, of Tucson, Ariz., died Thursday
(Oct. 29, 1998) at Handmaker Nursing Home in Tucson.
She was born March 24, 1924 in Manteno, the daughter of Zephyr and
Agnes Bourelle Senesac.
Mrs. Senesac was a secretary with the Ethyl Corp. for 33 years, retiring
She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Brown Funeral Home,
Manteno, where services will be at 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Edward Grotousky
Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Manteno.
Surviving are one sister, Lorraine Harsh of Tucson; one sister-in-law,
Wanita Senesac of Kankakee; two nieces, Amy Stern of Naperville and Joyce
Blumhlotz of Portland, Ore.; four nephews, Norman Bergeron of Rochester,
N.Y., Dennis Harsh of Tucson, Gary Senesac of Elburn and David Senesac
Deceased are a sister Irene Bergeson and a brother Orell Senesac.
Leo ''Red'' Menz, 68, of Bourbonnais, died Monday (Nov. 2, 1998) at
the Riverside Medical Center emergency room.
Arrangements are scheduled for visitation on Thursday and services
on Friday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes.
Among survivors is his wife, Pansy.
BEECHER - Ann Calderone, 97, of Beecher for five years and formerly
of Crete and Chicago's Roselawn area, died Sunday (Nov. 1, 1998) at Anchorage
of Beecher Nursing Center.
Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. Wednesday at Panozzo Bros. Funeral
Home Inc., Chicago Heights.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Liborius
Church in Steger.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Steger.
She was born Sept. 10, 1901 in Chicago, the daughter of Dominic and
Ursula Galvanauskas Yalson.
Her husbands are deceased, Joseph Drungil in 1929 and Sam Calderone
Also deceased are a daughter, Lorraine Drungil; a sister, Julia Morris
and a brother, Frank Yaslon.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Bridget Drungil
of Manteno; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
MOMENCE - Everett L. Kinney, 78, of Momence, died Monday (Nov. 2, 1998)
at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
Arrangements are pending at the Cotter Funeral Home in Momence.
Visitation for Sam Baptist, 50, of Kankakee, will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday
and from 9 a.m. Saturday until the 10 a.m. services, all at Jones Funeral
Home in Kankakee. The Rev. Howard L. Wills Sr. of Greater New Hope Missionary
Baptist Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens, Kankakee.
Mr. Baptist died Monday (Nov. 2, 1998) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital,
He was born Sept. 1, 1948 in Kankakee. His mother, Rosie Lee Lawrence
survives. His father Sam Sr. and one sister are deceased.
Also surviving are one daughter, Natasha Toliver and one son, Marcus
Baptist, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; eight sisters, Sandra McPherson and Lucretia
Johnson, both of Chicago, Christine Irvin, Catherine Thompson, Callie Mae
Sessions and Mary Lawrence, all of Kankakee, Martha Lawrence of Chebanse
and Sarah Ann Miner of Maryland; seven brothers, Sam Baptist of Chicago,
Willie, Robert, Kevin and Timmy Lawrence, all of Chebanse, Jerry Lawrence
of Las Vegas, Nev., and David Lawrence of Arizona; three aunts, Carrie
Baptist and Lillie Baptist, both of Kankakee, and Annie Kyles of Starville,
Miss.; three uncles, Fred Baptist of Chebanse, Harry Wicks of Kankakee
and Wright Wicks Jr. of Starkville, Miss.; six grandchildren; and many
nieces and nephews.
He was a 1967 graduate of Central High School, Clifton.
Mr. Baptist had worked several years at J.R. Short Milling Company
and the Henkel Corporation.
MANTENO - Doris Rose Meyer, 72, of Manteno, died Wednesday (Nov. 4,
1998) at Riverside Hospital.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home, Manteno.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church,
Manteno, where she was a member, church elder and on the Memorial Committee.
The Rev. Larry Moslener will officiate.
Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Manteno.
Memorials may be made to her church.
She was born Feb. 19, 1926 in Fayetteville, Ark., the daughter of William
and Jessie Abel Lutes.
Surviving are her husband, Calvin Meyer, whom she married Sept. 29,
1946 in Peotone; three sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Lois Meyer of
Manteno, Jim and Ann Meyer of Peotone and Dan and Amy Meyer of Hoffman
Estates; one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Irish O'Reilly of Manteno;
four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Faye and Bill Salkeld of St. Anne,
Jim and Joyce Butler of Chebanse and Donna Lutes and Betsy Johnson, both
of Kankakee; two brothers and one sister-in- law, Doug and Mary Lutes of
Mesa, Ariz. and Paul Lutes of Kankakee; and nine grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers and one sister, Donald, Steven and Mary Bern
She was a graduate of Kankakee High school.
She was a member of the Manteno Woman's Club.
COAL CITY - Virginia Cramer of Coal City, died Wednesday (Nov. 4, 1998)
at her home.
Arrangements are pending at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Braidwood
HERSCHER - Scott W. Johnson, 43, of Herscher, died suddenly Wednesday
(Nov. 4, 1998) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday, with a wake service at 3 p.m.
at the Herscher Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Ron Hart at 10 a.m. Saturday
at St. Margaret Mary Church, Herscher, where he was a member.
Burial will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Herscher.
Memorials may be made for his children's education.
Mr. Johnson was employed for 25 years at Rogers Cartage Company in
He was a Herscher fireman.
He was born Feb. 1, 1955 in Kankakee, the son of Walter and Marylou
Kohan Johnson, who reside in Herscher.
Also surviving are his wife, the former Nancy Rivard, whom he married
Oct. 6, 1973 at Maternity BVM Catholic Church, Bourbonnais; three daughters
at home, Kristine, Jennifer and Lindsay Johnson; one sister and two brothers-in-law,
Judy and Norman Phillips of Bourbonnais and Howard Faille of New Jersey;
two brothers and three sisters-in- law, Mark and Gina Johnson of Bradley
and Glenwood and Jean Martin and Sherry Johnson, all of Herscher; and many
nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his sister Sherry Faille and one brother Kim Johnson.
He enjoyed golf, fishing and poker.
GILMAN - Visitation for Alice M. Cooper, 76, of Gilman, will be from
4-7 p.m. Friday at Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman and from 1 p.m. Saturday
until the 2 p.m. services at the Presbyterian Church in Gilman, where she
was a member. The Rev. Ora Baker will officiate.
Burial will be in Gilman Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to her church.
Miss Cooper died Wednesday (Nov. 4, 1998) at Iroquois Resident Home,
She was born Oct. 26, 1922 in Potomac, the daughter of Walter B. and
Mable M. McCann Cooper.
A graduate of Potomac High School and Eastern Illinois University,
she was employed as a state librarian, retiring in 1986.
Surviving are one aunt, Jessie Elliott of Watseka and cousins.
She was a member of the Eastern Star.
Edward G. Taron, 64, of Kankakee, died suddenly Wednesday (Nov. 4, 1998)
at Trinity Hospital in Chicago.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home,
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Teresa
Arthur Salzman, lifelong farmer
LIMESTONE TOWNSHIP - Arthur W. ''Art'' Salzman, 93, of Limestone Township,
died Thursday (Nov. 5, 1998) at Manor Care Health Services, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. today at Hertz- Thoma Chapel, Kankakee.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Baptist Church, where
he was a member, deacon, trustee and Sunday school superintendent. The
Rev. Don Linnell will officiate.
Burial will be in Mound Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to his church or to the donor's choice.
He was born July 25, 1905 in Kankakee, the son of Albert and Amelia
Witt Salzman Sr., residing on and farming the same land all his life.
Mr. Salzman was a member of the Farm Bureau for 40 years.
Surviving are his wife, the former Helen L. Meier, whom he married
June 15, 1941 in Kankakee; two sons and one daughter-in-law, David and
Irene Salzman and Wayne Salzman, all of Kankakee; two daughters and sons-in-law,
and Jay Rosson of Fort Collins, Colo., and Ruby and Jim Miller of Louisville,
Ky.; one sister, Ruby Salzman of Kankakee; seven grandchildren; and three
Deceased are two brothers, Ernest and Albert Jr. and one sister, Mary
He enjoyed watching baseball games, especially the Cubs.
Edward Taron, electrician
Visitation for Edward G. Taron, 61, of Kankakee, will be from 4-8 p.m.
today, with a wake service at 4 p.m. at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Anthony Taschetta at
10 a.m. Saturday at St. Teresa Church, Kankakee, where he was a member.
Cremation rites were accorded.
Memorials may be made for the education of his daughters.
Mr. Taron died Wednesday (Nov. 4, 1998) at Trinity Hospital.
Mr. Taron was an electrician employed for 34 years by Girard Electric
He was born Feb. 10, 1937 in Kankakee, the son of Merrill and Geraldine
Duchene Taron, who are deceased.
He was an Army veteran.
Surviving are his wife, the former Judith Ann Rabideau, whom he married
Nov. 21, 1964 in L'Erable; one son and daughter-in-law, Martin and Stacey
Taron of Bradley; three daughters and one son-in-law, Tracy Taron and her
special friend Dustin J. Smith of Kankakee, Tammy and Don Gallagher of
Bourbonnais and Melissa Taron of Kankakee; one sister and brother-in-law,
Virginia and Don Beaupre of Kankakee; and two grandsons.
He Was an avid Bulls and sports fan.
BEECHER - James P. Brady, 50, of Beecher, formerly of Des Plaines, died
Oct. 31, 1998 at home.
Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. Nov. 13 at Our Lady of Hope Community
Hall in Rosemont.
Memorials may be made to the Lutheran General Cancer Care Center.
Mr. Brady was warehouse manager for the Sun Times newspaper.
He was born July 13, 1948 in Chicago, the son of Philip and Marian
Craig Brady. His mother survives, residing in Des Plains.
Also surviving are his wife, the former Kathleen Egan, whom he married
July 14, 1984; one daughter, Kathy Robbins of Manheim, Germany; two brothers
and sisters-in-law, Pat and Karen Brady of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Mike
and Rhonda Brady of Schaumberg.
Hack Funeral Home in Beecher was in charge of arrangements.
Wilma L. Myers, 81, formerly of Bradley and a resident of Glen Ellyn
for the past three years, died Thursday (Nov. 5, 1998) at the Central DuPage
Hospital in DuPage County.
Mrs. Myers was a 34-year employee of the Sears, Roebuck store in Kankakee,
retiring in 1981 as a supervisor.
Her husband, Urvan Myers died in 1975.
She was born Feb. 16, 1917 in Milford Township, the daughter of George
and Emma Meier Hofeling.
Three brothers are deceased, Vincent, Homer and her twin, Wilbur Hofeling.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Bette and Ray Dieter of
Glen Ellyn; four sisters, Esther Cox of Bourbonnais, Marie and Donald Koester
of Crescent City and Evelyn Elson and Rosalie Donaldson, both of Glen Ellyn;
six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was a longtime member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Bradley.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Saturday until the noon services at
Senesac Bourbonnais Funeral Home. The Rev. Guy Warke will officiate.
Burial will follow in Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee.
Memorials may be made to her church or to Grace Lutheran Church in
STOCKTON, Mo. - Jess Hendershott Jr., 72, of Stockton, Mo., brother
of Kankakee resident, died Friday (Oct. 16, 1998) at his home.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Navy.
He retired from Otis Elevator as a mechanic.
He was past commander of the VFW Stockton Chapter and was a member
of the American Legion Post 676.
He was born July 14, 1926 in Cannellton, Ind., the son of Jess and
Virginia Hall Hendershott, who are deceased.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Jane; three sons, Jim of Colorado
Springs, Colo., Dennis and Kaye of Willard, Mo., and Dale of Springfield,
Mo.; a daughter, Paula See of Springfield, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and
one great-grandchild; one sister, Marvetta Marron of Rantoul; and one brother,
Marvin Hendershott of Kankakee.
Visitation and Rosary services were at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Brumback Funeral
Home in stockton.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 19 at St. Peters Catholic Church,
Stockton, with graveside services at Resurrection Cemetery, Springfield,
Rita D. Burge, 68, of Bradley, died Thursday (Nov. 5, 1998) at Provena
St. Mary's Hospital.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Sunday at the Bradley Chapel of the
Schreffler Funeral Homes.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Douglas Hauber at 10
a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bradley.
Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the family.
She was born Jan. 11, 1930 in Kankakee, the daughter of John and Dora
Skube, who are deceased.
Surviving are her husband, Donely Burge Sr., whom she married Feb.
14, 1976 in Kankakee; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Steve Bydale
of Kankakee, Donely and Beth Burge Jr. of Ga. and Roger and Kathy Burge
of Calif.; one brother, Kenneth Skube of Calif.; and six grandchildren.
A brother, Alvin Skube is deceased.
Mrs. Burge retired in 1985 from Rudy's Thrif T Mart in Kankakee.
She was a member of the Independent Order of Forresters and the Women
of the Moose Lodge.
For 18 years she played the church organ at St. Mary's Church, where
she also was a volunteer.
BEECHER - William Edwin White, 71, of Beecher, died Wednesday (Nov.
4, 1998) at St. James Hospital.
The Rev. David Plant will officiate at private services.
Burial will be in St. Luke Cemetery in Beecher.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.
He was born March 26, 1927 in Cabery, the son of Charles F. and Margaret
A. Kemmer White.
Surviving are his wife, the former Virginia Hope Greathouse; one son
and daughter-in-law, Marshall D. and Janey White of Peoria; one daughter
and son-in-law, Kathleen D. and Michael Sassamon of Steger; one sister,
Mary A. Janota of Beecher; four brothers and sisters-in-law, John R. and
Priscilla White of Peotone, Paul T. and Virginia White of Silvis, Charles
F. and Elizabeth White of Coweta, Okla. and Joseph W. and Marilyn White
of Kimberling City, Mo.; five grandchildren; three great- grandchildren;
and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. White worked for 43 years for Flintkote (Genstar).
JOLIET - Donald C. Eigenheer Sr., 71, of Joliet, formerly of Kankakee,
died Nov. 5, 1998 at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the Blackburn- Giegerich-Sontag
Funeral Home, Joliet, and from 3 p.m. Sunday until the 4 p.m. services
at Faith Lutheran Church, Joliet. The Rev. Rodney Juell will officiate.
Private burial will be on Monday at Woodlawn Cemetery.
He was born Feb. 28, 1927, in St. Peter, Minn., the son of John and
Nettie Rydberg Eigenheer.
He retired from Galloy and Van Etten Stone Co. and had worked for Lehigh
Stone Company, Kankakee, for over 35 years.
He was a member of the Joliet Moose Lodge 300 and the American Legion
Post 18, Lockport.
Surviving are his wife, the former Grace Schultz; two sons and daughters-in-law,
Donald C. and Patsy Eigenheer Jr. and John D. and Kathleen Eigenheer, who
reside in Kankakee; many grandchildren and great- grandchildren; two step-children,
Patricia and Steven Lenertz and Fred and Gerri Danner; one brother and
sister-in-law, John and Joan Eigenheer of Ariz..
Deceased are his first wife, the former Audrey R. Kidd, and his parents,
John and Nettie Rydberg Eigenheer.
COAL CITY - Visitation for Virginia A. Cramer, 47, of Coal City, will
be from 2 p.m. Sunday until the 3:30 p.m. memorial service at the R.W.
Patterson Funeral Homes, Braidwood Chapel. The Revs. Chuck Richardson and
Jack Newberry will officiate.
Cremation rites were accorded.
Memorials may be made to the Joliet Area Community Hospice.
Mrs. Cramer died Wednesday (Nov. 4, 1998) at her home.
She was born Feb. 10, 1951 in Chicago, the daughter of Peter and Virginia
Grieco De Suno. Her father is deceased and her mother resides in Joliet.
She was a member of the First Christian Church in Morris.
Also surviving are her husband, Ronnie Cramer, whom she married July
12, 1997 in Morris; two daughters and sons-in-law, Angel and David Petrie
of Joliet and Erin and Michael Calderon of Coal City; two sons, Peter Cain
of Coal City and Joseph Cain of Downers Grove; two grandchildren; one brother
and sister-in-law, Peter and Lori De Suno of Lockport; one sister and brother-in-
law, Valerie and Charles McNulty of Chicago; and nieces and nephews.
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU - Robert F. Popstein, 60, of East Cape Girardeau
and native of Peotone, died Sunday (Oct. 18, 1998) at St. Francis Medical
Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
There was no service.
He was born Dec. 6, 1937 in Peotone, the son of Frank and Eileen Ravens
Mr. Popstein was a forklift operator at Roper Corporation in Bradley
for 17 years
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War.
Survivors include a son, Steven Dahlstrom of Springfield; two daughters,
Linda Thompson of Kankakee and Connie Schroeder of Joliet; a sister, Elaine
Glaze of Bradley; half- brothers, Toby, Steve, Ralph and Carl Popstein;
half-sisters, Betty Scott and Marie Brozek; a friend, Margaret Dimford
of East Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.