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Herbert Myers

GARDNER - Herbert G. Myers, 69, of Gardner, father of Bourbonnais and Dwight residents, died Friday (Oct. 30, 1998) at Morris Hospital emergency room.
Mr. Myers had served as Township Clerk for Garfield Township for many years.
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 of Morgantown.

Marilyn Kuhlman

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, Watseka.
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 Watseka.
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.

Donald Marcus

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, Elmhurst.
Memorials may be made to the Liver or Kidney Foundations.
He was born July 12, 1928 in Chicago, the son of Benjamin and Lillian marcus.
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; one great-grandchild.
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.

James Cavaness

MANTENO - James Cavaness, 75, died Monday (Nov. 2, 1998) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
Arrangements are pending at the Brown Funeral Home of Manteno.

Dorothy Essington

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.)

Mary Corrigan

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 Cloonen Fruin.
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 playing bridge.

Eleanor Senesac

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 in 1991.
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 will officiate.
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 of Wheaton.
Deceased are a sister Irene Bergeson and a brother Orell Senesac.

Leo Menz

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.

Ann Calderone

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 in 1991.
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.

Everett Kinney

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.

Sam Baptist

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, Kankakee.
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.

Doris Meyer

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 Lutes.
She was a graduate of Kankakee High school.
She was a member of the Manteno Woman's Club.

Virginia Cramer

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 Chapel.

Scott Johnson

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 Joliet.
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.

Alice Cooper

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, Watseka.
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 Taron

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, Bourbonnais.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Teresa Church, Kankakee.

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, Sharon 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 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Ernest and Albert Jr. and one sister, Mary Russell.
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 in Bourbonnais.
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 Company.
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.

James Brady

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 Myers

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 Glen Ellyn.

Jess Hendershott

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, Mo.

Rita Burge

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.

William White

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).

Donald Eigenheer

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.

Virginia Cramer

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.

Robert Popstein

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 Popstein.
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.


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