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May 26, 2020

Harold A. Baum

Harold A. Baum

Park Ridge, Illinois

Harold A. Baum, Age 93, longtime resident of Park Ridge, died peacefully at his home on May 16, 2020. He was born December 2, 1926 in Chicago, son of the late Norman and Emma Baum. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years Emily (Chris) Baum (January 2016). He...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Cosima Belpdio

Cosima Belpdio

Berkeley, Illinois

Cosima "Kay" Belpedio, nee Danca, of Berkeley, age 95. Beloved wife of the late James J.; loving mother of Edward (Wendy) and Deborah (Rick Oenning) Lamb; proud grandmother of Jason (Lisa), Samantha, Rachel (Matt) and Maggie (Andrew); great-grandmother of Maisie; dear sister...

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Leonard Birnbaum

Leonard Birnbaum

Highland Park, Illinois

Leonard Birnbaum, age 95. Artist and Advertising Executive. Resident of Highland Park for over 60 years. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie for 69 years. Loving father of Marc (Jacalyn), Holly (Mark Sherman), Andrew (Linda), and Bess Jo (Rick) Kaufman. Adored grandfather of...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 11, 2020 to May 31, 2020.

Michael Knight Dougherty

Michael Knight Dougherty

Chicago, Illinois

Michael K. Dougherty, 82, a life-long Chicagoan, passed away May 14, 2020. Beloved son of the late Ruth Knight and George Dougherty. Mike enjoyed and loved life, becoming an instant friend to everyone with his infectious smile and quick wit. His special interests included...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 21, 2020 to May 31, 2020.

Joanne C. Field

Joanne C. Field

Glenview, Illinois

Joanne C. Field, longtime resident of Glenview, at rest May 15, 2020. Beloved wife of Victor. Loving mother of Laurie (Tony). Proud grandmother of Emma, Holden and Abby. Joanne was born in Norfolk VA and moved to Madison WI as a child. She lived in Madison until graduating...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Jolan Schwass Horen

Jolan Schwass Horen

Lake Bluff, Illinois

Our dearest mother, Jolan Schwass Horen, age 90, died on May 19, 2020, from complications of long-term illness and COVID-19. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, and lived in Lake Bluff, IL, and most recently, in Lincolnwood, IL. Beloved wife of the late Robert J.; loving mother...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Ralph S. Klemperer

Ralph S. Klemperer

Lake Forest, Illinois

Ralph S. Klemperer, 85, Navy Veteran, resident of Lake Forest, IL. for over 40 years, passed away peacefully Friday, May 15, 2020. Beloved husband and best friend for 59 years of Sheila Klemperer, nee Rowe, devoted and loving father of Nancy Leizman (Marc) and Jill Marshall...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Robert S. Nellis

Robert S. Nellis

Glenview, Illinois

Robert S. Nellis of Northbrook, passed away peacefully May 19, 2020 at the age of 87. Bob was a man of integrity, a generous soul and loved life to its fullest. He was the devoted husband of his childhood sweetheart, the late Pamela Bolton Nellis. Bob was born during the...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Dorothy Ford Nielsen

Dorothy Ford Nielsen

Deerfield, Illinois

Dorothy Camilla Ford Nielsen (nee Germann), 96, died peacefully at home in Deerfield, IL, on May 17, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband John Ford and son James Brian Ford as well as the second husband Howard Nielsen of Deerfield. She is survived by her son John...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Adelaide E. Rick

Adelaide E. Rick

Lagrange Park, Illinois

Adelaide E. Rick, nee Smith, age 85, of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Norman A. Rick; loving mother of Elizabeth Rick (good friend Don Mathew), Susan (Norman) Kopesky and Norman R. (Linda) Rick; grandmother of Norman (Heather) Kopesky III, Nathaniel (Sara) Kopesky,...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Melvin Sacks

Melvin Sacks

Northbrook, Illinois

Melvin Sacks, DVM, 97; of Northbrook, formerly of Skokie; much-loved husband of the late Delores (nee Davidson); retired veterinarian and artist; died May 21, 2020. Survived by adoring daughters Nancy Sacks, Marcie (Francisco) Botto, and Terry (Rick Nickelson) Sacks;...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Raymond J. Wielontek

Raymond J. Wielontek

Evanston, Illinois

Raymond J. Wielontek of Evanston, IL, 85, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2020. Ray was born in Chicago, IL to the late Frank and Cecilia (nee Schultz) Wielontek. Ray is survived by his caring partner Allison Diehl and loving daughters Gail (John) Lantvit and Diane...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 28, 2020.

Dorothy J. Younger

Dorothy J. Younger

Oak Park, Illinois

Dorothy J. Younger nee Jones, age 89, of Oak Park; wife of the late Perry F. Younger; mother of Pamela Marie and Deborah Lee Younger; daughter of the late Charles N. and Elsa F. Jones. Dorothy was a 1952 graduate of Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO. She was a longtime...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 29, 2020.

May 25, 2020

Kathryn Patricia Cotten

Kathryn Patricia Cotten

Wilmette, Illinois

Kathryn Patricia Cotten (nee Lister) of Wilmette, IL passed away on March 21 of lung cancer. Loving wife of E. Lee (1931-2017) and devoted mother of Rick, Kevin, Greg (1961-2018), Chris, and Spence. Proud grandmother of Alessandra and Mariah; Savannah, Hope, and Delaney; and...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 24, 2020 to May 25, 2020.

Thomas Michael Dawson

Thomas Michael Dawson

Lockport, Illinois

'Mike' lived life with love, intelligence, kindness, humor and enthusiam in all his endeavors. He passed away May 2015 at age 60. Educated as an electrical engineer, the spirit of ingenuity flowed through his work and many interests. 'Mike' is beloved and missed by siblings,...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 25, 2020.

Thomas H. Fegan Jr.

Thomas H. Fegan Jr.

Chicago, Illinois

Thomas H. Fegan JR., 72, a prominent lawyer in the city of Chicago, died Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 in Northwestern Memorial Hospital from Cancer. He was born in Chicago on December 31, 1947. He moved with his family to New York in 1965. He received his B.A. from Iona College and...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 22, 2020 to May 25, 2020.

Helen P. Lawson

Helen P. Lawson

Chicago, Illinois

Helen Lawson, nee Pineiro, age 64, of Chicago, died April 10, 2020 at her residence. Helen was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Isidro Pineiro and Anna Celia Lugo on February 25th, 1956. She is the beloved wife of the late Timothy E. Lawson; loving cat-mom of Smudgy and...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 25, 2020.

Allen Howard Rosenbaum

Allen Howard Rosenbaum

Chicago, Illinois

Allen Howard Rosenbaum, age 87. Beloved husband of Sandra Elaine Rosenbaum nee Klein. Loving father of Bonnie Lord and Brian (Elizabeth) Rosenbaum. Dear grandfather of Katie, Rachel and Josh. Cherished companion of Molly. The funeral will be Live Streamed on Tuesday at 12...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 25, 2020.

May 24, 2020

John C. Abraham

John C. Abraham

Tinley Park, Illinois

John C. Abraham, 67, of Tinley Park. Beloved husband of 50 years to Linda; Loving father of Christina (Gerald) Lambrecht, Victoria (John) Badrov and the late John (Meghan) Abraham; Devoted grandfather of Sarah, Caitlin and Lillian Lambrecht, Jack, Luke and Daniel Badrov, and...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 24, 2020.

Marlin Phillip Abramson

Marlin Phillip Abramson

Northbrook, Illinois

Marlin Abramson, age 91, passed away peacefully May 9, 2020 at Brookdale Northbrook in Illinois. He was born March 4, 1929 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Maurice and Elsie Abramson. He was preceded in death by his brother Joel Abramson and his former spouse Harriet "Honey"...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 24, 2020.

Janice Anesi (Hitchcock)

Janice Anesi (Hitchcock)

Carol Stream, Illinois

Janice Anesi (nee Hitchcock), age 69 of Carol Stream, devoted mother of Jason (Lorraine) Anesi and Danielle (Robert) Swartz; loving grandmother of Jovanina "Jo" ; dear sister of James (Susan) Hitchcock and Jerry (Vickie) Hitchcock; cherished daughter of the late Jim and Jean...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 24, 2020.

Helen Marie Bailitz

Helen Marie Bailitz

Arlington Heights, Illinois

Helen Marie Bailitz, 41, of Arlington Hts. Beloved daughter of Ron and the late Helen Marie (Meegan) Bailitz; loving sister of Anne Watson (Greg), Joseph (Aileen), Ron (Sue), John (Kristin) and Owen (Christina); favorite aunt to Brendan, Elizabeth, Owen, Ciara, Joseph, Ron,...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 24, 2020.

Mary S. Baran

Mary S. Baran

Chicago, Illinois

Mary S. Baran, age 97; beloved wife of the late Casimer; dear daughter of the late Paul and Ag Sarnecki; loving sister of five brothers and two sisters, all who have predeceased her; great aunt to many. Mary was the best neighbor and friend around. She will be missed, and...

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 24, 2020.
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