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January 20, 2019

Jack N. Lovejoy

Jack N. Lovejoy

Midlothian, Il

Age 82 Late of Midlothian, IL. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Kraly) Lovejoy. Loving father of Gloriann (Joseph) DiGiacomo, John (Rose Marie) Lovejoy, Marybeth (Gary) Maciarz, Diane (David) Rutter and Brian (Cheryl) Lovejoy. Proud grandfather of Orion, Nicholas, Axel, Alexis,...

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Ralph F. Rzeszutko

Ralph F. Rzeszutko

Tinley Park, Illinois

Ralph F. Rzeszutko age 62, Beloved husband and best friend of Janet for 32 years. Loving father of Ryan (Jordanna), Julie and Justin. Cherished son of the late Rose and Stanley. Devoted nephew of Stanley Sendra. Fond son-in-law of Marilyn and the late Clarence Moody. Dear...

January 18, 2019

Elizabeth Louise Fagan (Bashe)

Elizabeth Louise Fagan (Bashe)

New Lenox, Illinois

Elizabeth Louise Bashe Fagan, 94, formerly of Chicago Heights, Illinois, died surrounded by her family in her home in New Lenox, Illinois on Thursday, January 19, 2019. Elizabeth, the daughter of Edwin and Basilia (Hauser) Bashe, was born on November 16, 1924 in Iowa City,...

January 16, 2019

Billie Louise Gromala

Billie Louise Gromala

South Chicago Heights, Illinois

Billie Louise Gromala nee Robey age 78. Longtime South Chicago Heights resident. Retired Executive Assistant for the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce. Wife of the late Bernard A. Gromala. Mother of Lynda Gromala, Patricia (Harold) Newhuis, Bernard W. (Mary) and John...

Angelina Martella

Angelina Martella

Orland Park, Illinois

Angelina Martella, age 82, beloved wife of Donato Martella; loving mother of Stefano (Monica) Martella and Donatella (Umberto) Cerullo; dearest grandmother of Franco, Robert and Tabitha (Steve); cherished sister of Maria (Mario) Roberto, the late Cesare (Antonietta)...

January 15, 2019

Dorothy L. Bogan

Dorothy L. Bogan

Wilmington, Illinois

Age 76 of Diamond, IL, formerly of South Chicago Heights, passed away January 11, 2019.Dorothy Louise was a daughter of Peter and Dorothy (Suprenant) Messlein. She was a graduate of Oak Lawn HS and worked in medical billing and collections until her retirement.She was an...

Brendan A. Greene

Brendan A. Greene

Orland, Illinois

Brendan A. Greene, age 29, loving son of Karen D. (nee Dubsky) and the late George H. Greene; dear brother of Nathan (Michelle) Greene and Megan (fiancé George Vardikos) Greene; cherished uncle of Nathan Charles Greene Jr. and Madison Kelly Greene; fond nephew and friend to...

Mary A. Hanks

Mary A. Hanks

Chicago Height, Illinois

Mary A. Hanks (nee Stepanek) age 85 longtime resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on January 13, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Edwin (2005); loving mother to Terry (Bill) Brink and Cathy (Kim Smith) Hanks. Cherished grandmother to Sara Brink. Fond sister to Frank...

Lois A. Jennings

Lois A. Jennings

Tinley Park, Illinois

nee Radtke, age 92 years, resident of Tinley Park, formerly of Matteson; passed away on January 11, 2019. She is the daughter of the late Karl and Elsie nee Grosche Radtke; Her husband Charles passed in 1992; She had two daughters Beth (Bill) Miller and the late Melody (the...

Diane L. Kethcart

Diane L. Kethcart

Tinley Park, Illinois

Diane L. Kethcart (nee Gallo), age 69, loving mother of Erin (Steve) Brylka, Chad (Kyla), Sean and Kevin (Michelle) Kethcart; cherished grandmother of Camryn, Cayden, Chase, Lia, Mazie, Phoebe and Baby K on the way; dear sister of Kathy Sherman, Paul (Kay) Gallo, Bill (Gail)...

Ronald E. Thorne Sr.

Ronald E. Thorne Sr.

Chicago, Illinois

Ronald E. Thorne, Sr., age 87, United States Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Gloria H. Thorne (nee Boyajian). Loving father of Ronald E. Thorne, Jr., Elizabeth (Randall) DeYoung, Carol J. Thorne-Russell and Gregory P. Thorne. Dearest grandfather of Zachary, Stephanie,...

January 13, 2019

Chrissy Lynn Baugh

Chrissy Lynn Baugh

Alsip, Illinois

On January 8th 2019, Chrissy Lynn Baugh 43 years old, a long time Alsip resident, lost her battle with breast cancer. The loving Daughter of Frances (nee Molitor) and the late Arthur Baugh, Sister to Mark (Lynn) and Michael (Cathy) and Aunt to Ashley, Abigail and Zach. She was...

Michael Burger

Michael Burger

Worth, Illinois

Michael Burger. Beloved husband of the late Dawn nee Makaroff. Loving father of Kevin Burger, Chris Burger & Amy (John) Wiseman. Cherished grandfather of Jordan, Caleb & Vanessa. Dear brother of Gail Burger & the late Denis Burger. Michael was an avid fisherman and a skilled...

Shirley DeBoer

Shirley DeBoer

Oak Lawn, Illinois

Shirley DeBoer, nee Wolters, age 85, beloved wife of the late Richard DeBoer (1981). Loving mother of Larry (Bonnie Gallagher), Ted (Donna), Ken (Doreen), Laura (Bernie) Van Howe, Ruth (Dave) LaVizzo, Cheryl (Jay) Dorn, and Robert (Tammy). Cherished grandmother of 26. Dearest...

January 10, 2019

Janet R. Behrens

Janet R. Behrens

Park Forest, Illinois

Behrens- Janet R. nee Lutz, 55-year resident of Park Forest, IL, beloved wife of Keith E. Behrens; Loving mother of Patricia Messersmith and Steven Behrens; Cherished grandmother of Molly ( Michael) VanKiey, Joseph and Aaron Messersmith and Nicholas Behrens; Dearest Sister of...

Nicholas Paul Cutean

Nicholas Paul Cutean

Chicago Heights, Illinois

Nicholas Paul Cutean, December 6, 1930 - January 7, 2018 was a devoted husband and loving father with an incredible capacity for practicality, who taught by his integrity and example. Loyal and a wonderful mentor, he was a lifelong industrial engineer whose working years were...

Lorraine B. Kuhnen

Lorraine B. Kuhnen

Orland Park, Illinois

Lorraine B. Kuhnen, nee Budz, age 89, beloved wife for 66 years to the late William C. "Bill" Kuhnen (2018). Loving mother of Karen (Tom) Hill and Janet (late Joseph) Klos. Cherished grandmother of Eric (Lisa) Kolodzik, Troy (Kelly) Kolodzik, Adam Klos, Pam (Nathan) Eikelberg,...

Simon and Maria Mata

Simon and Maria Mata

Chicago Heights, Illinois

Maria and Simon Mata Sr. passed away peacefully at the Prairie Manor Nursing Home, on their 68th Wedding Anniversary. The Mata's were longtime Chicago Heights residents. Maria (nee Flores), age 90, was born in Taft, TX. and was a proud Homemaker. Simon Sr., age 95, was born in...

Published in the Daily Southtown from Jan. 8 to Jan. 10, 2019.

Betty Ruth McSwain

Betty Ruth McSwain

Manteno, Illinois

nee Ahern; age 87 years , Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 8, 2019, resident of Manteno, IL, formerly of Matteson, IL. beloved wife of the late Girard J. "Jerry" McSwain; devoted mother of Mary McSwain, Patrick (Kathleen) McSwain, John (Julie)...

Javier J. "Harvey" Peralta

Javier J. "Harvey" Peralta

Steger, Illinois

Javier "Harvey" J. Peralta, age 56 of Steger, Illinois, passed away peacefully January 5, 2019. Beloved husband of Deborah Peralta. Loving father of Nicholas Gomez, step-father of Angel, and Christopher (Tara). Cherished grandfather of Karina. Fond son of Jennie (late Jesus)...

Peter Bryan Upjohn

Peter Bryan Upjohn

Tinley Park, Illinois

Family and friends are invited to attend services for Peter Bryan Upjohn, age 66, who passed away on January 6th, surrounded by his loved ones. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 11th from 4:00 to 9:00 and a memorial will occur on Saturday, January 12th at 10:30 at...

January 9, 2019

Sarah M. Grana

Sarah M. Grana

Oak Lawn, Illinois

Sarah M. Grana nee Guardi, age 97 of Oak Lawn, IL. Beloved wife of the lateJames C. Loving mother of Fortune (Michael, retired CPD) Minet, Dominic,retired OLPD (Mary) Grana and Ignatius (Michelle) Grana. Fond sister of thelate Jennie, Thomas, James, Peter Guardi and the late...

Alixx Mariko Lanik

Alixx Mariko Lanik

Alsip, Illinois

Alixx Mariko Lanik, nee Zygadlo, 29 years old, died suddenly. Beloved wife of Mitch and loving mother of Oliver. Dear daughter of Elmer and the late Caryn and Richard. Granddaughter of the late Rose and Albert, and Doris and William. Loved daughter in law to Denise and John. A...

Bonnie M. Marthaler

Bonnie M. Marthaler

Mokena, Illinois

(nee Thoma), age 86, late of Cape Coral, FL formerly of Chicago Heights and Homewood, IL peacefully passed away January 6, 2019. Beloved wife of 57 years to the late Charles H. Marthaler; loving mother of Charles (Kathy), Edward (Lisa), Robert (Maureen), James (Evelyn), Mary...

Margaret M. Voltolina

Margaret M. Voltolina

Blue Island, Illinois

Margaret M. Voltolina nee Duncan, 80, of Blue Island, beloved wife of Louis, loving mother of Daniel (Judy), Gary (Krista), Jeff (Tess), Linda (late Gene) Voltolina-Satter, Sandra Voltolina, Gregory and the late Kathleen, cherished grandmother of Brittni, Alyssa, Dominic,...

Lisa Marie Weigel (Wood)

Lisa Marie Weigel (Wood)

Chicago, Illinois

Lisa Marie Wood Weigel, suddenly passed, 47 years old. Loving mother of Amanda Jean, Trinity, Taya, and Taden. Cherished grandmother of Isabella, Mason, and Isaac. Beloved daughter of Thomas J. Sr. and Sue E. Wood, nee Houston. Dear sister of Thomas J. Jr. (Sandra), Kelly...

January 8, 2019

Florence Manestar

Florence Manestar

Tinley Park, Illinois

Florence Manestar nee Camadeca age 90. Longtime Tinley Park resident formerly of Chicago's Roseland neighborhood. Wife for 66 years of John J. Manestar. Mother of Cheryl (David) Stuart and Diane (Bruce) Olson. Grandmother of Shannon (Michael Belenske Jr.) Stuart, David...

Guy Eric Wolke

Guy Eric Wolke

Thornton, Indiana

Guy Eric Wolke, age 66, of Thornton, IL, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019. Dear brother of Walter Wolke Jr. and Glen (Belinda) Wolke. Kind uncle to many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces. Visitation Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Smits,...

January 6, 2019

Lois A. Baker

Lois A. Baker

Steger, Illinois

Lois A. Baker, nee Froelich, age 86, of English, Indiana, formerly of Chicago Heights, Illinois, passed away on January 1, 2019. Beloved wife of the late William Baker. Loving mother of Diane (Andre) Strothers, Deidra (John) Evans, and David Baker. Cherished grandmother of...

Janice D. Ballard

Janice D. Ballard

Chicago Heights, Illinois

Janice D. Ballard, nee Cordes, age 77, of Chicago Heights, Illinois, passed away on January 3, 2019. Beloved mother of Michelle Ballard and James (Kim) Cordes. Cherished grandmother of Lauren Cordes, Angela Cordes, Kelly Williams Jr. and Jordan Williams; great-grandmother of...

John J. "Jocko" Conlon

John J. "Jocko" Conlon

Chicago, Illinois

John J Conlon "Jocko", US Marine Veteran passed away suddenly January 1, 2019. Cherished son of the late Edward and the late Mary "B". Beloved husband of Arline (née Kerwin). Loving father of Keriann and Brenna. Proud grandfather and Papa of Kevin and Isabella. Fond brother of...

William A. "Bill" Crater

William A. "Bill" Crater

Tinley Park, Illinois

William A. "Bill" Crater, 82, recently of Crest Hill, of Tinley Park 59 years, passed away on Dec. 29, 2018, surrounded by his family. Husband of Sherry Crater and the late Sylvia Crater, 1995. Father of the late Katherine Crater, 2014, Candace Crater, Kyle (Frances) Crater,...

Nazarine Quido "Naz" Foglia

Nazarine Quido "Naz" Foglia

Frankfort, Illinois

Nazarine "Naz" Quido Foglia age 85. Frankfort resident formerly of Manhattan, Richton Park and Chicago Heights. U.S. Navy Veteran. Retired Store Manager of Garofalo's Finer Foods in Chicago Heights with over 40 years of service. Husband for 56 years of the late Carolynn...

Emily T. Matras

Emily T. Matras

Palos Heights, Illinois

Emily T. Matras, nee Lewicki, age 93, beloved wife of the late Chester S. Matras (2008). Loving mother of Don (Betty) Matras and Jim Matras. Dearest grandmother of six and great-grandmother of four. Dear sister of Eleanor Gorka-Vegas. Visitation Tuesday 3-8 PM. Funeral...

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