Daily Herald Obituaries

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June 20, 2018

DENNIS BERENS

DENNIS BERENS

SCHAUMBURG, IL

SCHAUMBURG - Dennis Berens, 72, lost his battle with Alzheimer's on June 18, 2018. Dennis was born on November 23, 1945 in Elmhurst, IL. The dearest son of late Raymond and Mary Berens. He taught in School District 59 for 37 years. He so enjoyed working with children...

JUDITH ANNE CRAWFORD

JUDITH ANNE CRAWFORD

South Elgin, IL

Judith Anne (Hawthorne) Crawford, November 26, 1944 - March 21, 2018. Judy was born in Elgin, where she spent most of her life. After graduating Elgin High in 1962, she was accepted at Loyola University into the Nursing Program. She put her schooling on hold and in July 1962...

SHIRLEY "KAY" DEWIRE

SHIRLEY "KAY" DEWIRE

Cary, WI

Shirley "Kay" DeWire, 82 of Elkhorn, WI, died at home on June 16, 2018. Kay was born Jan. 21, 1936, daughter of the late Edith O. Ellis and Scott Ellis. Kay married Michael J. DeWire on April 5, 1975 until his passing in December 1985. Kay is preceded in death by her mother,...

PATRICIA MARY DIMENZA (FLYNN)

PATRICIA MARY DIMENZA (FLYNN)

Naples, FL

Patricia Mary (Flynn) Dimenza, born on October 22, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, former ex-wife of Phil Dimenza, passed away at age 87 on June 16, 2018 in Naples, Florida. Patricia is survived by her sons, Phil (Nancy) and Dan (Aijun); daughter, Patsy; grandchildren, Christina,...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jun. 20, 2018.

RICHARD G. HANSEN

RICHARD G. HANSEN

Libertyville, IL

Richard G. Hansen, 62, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at his home in Wheeling. He was born June 13, 1955 in Chicago, raised in Winnetka and graduated from New Trier High School. After attending Western Illinois University, Richard married the love of his life and spent...

LENA JAYNES

LENA JAYNES

ROSELLE, IL

Lena Jaynes, 100, passed away peacefully at Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence on June 18, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Clifford W. Jaynes; the cherished mother of Lawrence (deceased) (Hedy), David (Joanne) and Dennis (Patricia). Lena was the proud grandmother of...

MELVIN E. JOHNSON

MELVIN E. JOHNSON

CAROL STREAM, IL

CAROL STREAM - Melvin E. Johnson, a resident of Carol Stream, IL, passed onto his eternal home on Monday, June 18th early in the morning. He was three weeks from his 92 birthday. Born in La Porte, IN on July 9 in 1926, Mel was the youngest of 5 (Gilbert, Bernice, Raymond,...

WILLIAM C. OSBORN

WILLIAM C. OSBORN

Libertyville, IL

William C. Osborn, 62, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 in Des Plaines. He was born February 14, 1956 in Muncie, IN. Bill had been a Mundelein resident for most of his life where he was a 1975 graduate of Mundelein High School and was also employed by the school for many...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 20 to Jun. 21, 2018.

MARILYN SKULSTAD

MARILYN SKULSTAD

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - Marilyn Skulstad, age 76. Beloved wife of 55 years of Alf Skulstad; loving mother of Lori Michelsen; Michael Skulstad; Erica (William) Helzer and Kari (Anthony) Ramirez; cherished grandmother of Shane (fiancee Mehak Qadeer), Zachary, Megan, Morgan, Madison,...

DOMINICK SPARACINO

DOMINICK SPARACINO

St Charles, IL

Dominick Sparacino, age 91, of Lecanto, Florida, passed away June 17, 2018 at his home. He was born to Lawrence and Frances Sparacino in Chicago, Illinois. Beloved loving father of Donna Sparacino, Donn "Larry" (Barbara), Tom (Heather), John and Michael (Cindy) Sparacino, dear...

SHIRLEY HOPE COWIN WEAVER

SHIRLEY HOPE COWIN WEAVER

MOUNT PROSPECT, IL

MOUNT PROSPECT - Shirley Hope Cowin Weaver, 91, entered eternal life on June 1, 2018. She grew up in Detroit and spent most of her adult life in the Chicago area. Shirley was a graduate of Wayne State University and received advanced degrees at both Michigan State and...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 20 to Jun. 21, 2018.

June 19, 2018

JACK E. BRIDGES

JACK E. BRIDGES

Arlington Heights, IL

Jack E. Bridges, formerly of Park Ridge, recently of Arlington Heights, was born in 1925, Denver, CO, to Byron E. and Edith (nee Kimmel) Bridges. He died Monday, June 18, 2018 in Arlington Heights. Mr. Bridges worked as an Electro Magnetic Engineer for the Illinois Institute...

MARY LOU CALMEYN

MARY LOU CALMEYN

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL

ELK GROVE VILLAGE - Mary Lou Calmeyn, 83, of Elk Grove Village for 58 years, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Larry Calmeyn (2015); loving mother of Michael (Marina), Karen Calmeyn, Tom (Teresa) and Kitty Calmeyn; and fond grandmother of Sarah...

NICHOLAS O. "NICK" EXCELL

NICHOLAS O. "NICK" EXCELL

HOLIDAY HILLS, IL

HOLIDAY HILLS - Nicholas O. "Nick" Excell passed away June 14, 2018. He entered this world April 2, 1957. Loving husband to Catherine (Cathy Freier), father to his faithful four-legged children, Oliver, Simon, and Molly; dear brother to Chris (Linda), Tony (Carol), Greg...

EDWARD GROCHECKI

EDWARD GROCHECKI

WHEELING, IL

WHEELING - Edward Grochecki, age 87. Beloved husband of the late Merilyn Grochecki (nee Wozniak). Beloved husband of the late Eileen M. Grochecki (nee Doyle) for 43 years. Loving father of Charlene (Craig Koukol) Holtz, John (Suzanne) Grochecki and Carolyn Cece. Adored...

MICHAEL LOUIS HAMMER

MICHAEL LOUIS HAMMER

West Chicago, IL

Michael Louis Hammer, age 68, passed away on June 16, 2018. Beloved husband of Kathryn Feurich and his late former wife Rosemarie; Loving father of Michael Hammer, Kristin Hammer and Scott (Gretchen) Hammer; Loving grandfather of Cole, Nicholas, Michael and William; Brother of...

SUZANNE A. LINDSAY

SUZANNE A. LINDSAY

GURNEE, IL

GURNEE - Suzanne A. Lindsay, age 57, passed away on Wednesday June 13, 2018 in Sturgeon Bay, WI. Suzanne was born May 22, 1961 in Waukegan, IL. Suzanne was an attorney who practiced law in Lake County for many years. She was very active in her Catholic Church and was a member...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 18 to Jun. 19, 2018.

CAROL SUE MCCORMACK

CAROL SUE MCCORMACK

ELGIN, IL

ELGIN - Carol Sue McCormack, age 68, formerly of Geneva, Powder Springs, Georgia and Crystal Lake, Illinois passed away Sunday June 17, 2018 at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Illinois She was born March 1, 1950 in Hays, Kansas to Alvin and Margie Urban. Carol is survived by her...

NANCY M. MCNULTY

NANCY M. MCNULTY

LAKE BARRINGTON SHORES, IL

LAKE BARRINGTON SHORES - Nancy M. McNulty, 86, passed away peacefully June 16, 2018. She was born in Evanston on June 4, 1932 to the late Joseph and Joanne (Wille) Fischer. Nancy was an intelligent, generous, and elegant woman. She was an avid gardener and book lover....

ELLEN G. MOLINARO

ELLEN G. MOLINARO

Schaumburg, IL

ELK GROVE VILLAGE - Ellen G. Molinaro (nee Van Dinther), 75, a resident of Elk Grove for 17 years, formerly of Des Plaines, born Sept. 1, 1942 in Chicago to the late Henry and the late Mary (nee Grossman) passed away peacefully June 17, 2018 in Barrington surrounded by her...

JOHN "JOHNNY O." OLDENBURGER

JOHN "JOHNNY O." OLDENBURGER

WHEATON, IL

WHEATON - John "Johnny O." Oldenburger, age 96. Beloved husband of Thelma Oldenburger, nee Decker; loving father of Marv (Sharon) Oldenburger and Donna (Hank) Doff; devoted grandfather of 5; great-grandfather of 8; preceded in death by 2 sisters and 2 brothers; uncle of many...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 18 to Jun. 19, 2018.

GERALD "JERRY" SCALPONE

GERALD "JERRY" SCALPONE

PALATINE, IL

PALATINE - Memorial visitation for Gerald "Jerry" Scalpone, 93, will be held Thursday, June 21, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 12:00 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL 60067. Gerald was born March...

MARY SCHEEL

MARY SCHEEL

Chicago, IL

Mary Scheel (nee Shimchuk), age 96, beloved wife of the late Walter "Bud;" loving mother of Gary (Joan) and Tom (Sherry); cherished grandmother of Scott, Kate, Michael, Bradley and Lisa; fond great-grandmother of Hannah, Meredith, Grace and Wyatt; dear sister of the late Helen...

LEONA TRUEMPER

LEONA TRUEMPER

Wheaton, IL

Leona Truemper, 101, passed away June 17, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Oscar "Oddie" Truemper; loving mother of Roy C. (Pam) and Ross D. (Jan) Truemper; proud grandmother of Colin (Kim), Chance (Stacey), Ryan (Zully), Jill Kale Payne (John Thomas), Katie Kale Minias (Joseph)...

June 18, 2018

KENNETH S. BROOKS

KENNETH S. BROOKS

ALGONQUIN, IL

Kenneth S. Brooks, 79, of Algonquin, IL. Born September 23, 1938 in Chicago, passed away June 12, 2018. Beloved husband for 44 years to the late Susan L. Loving father of Ken (Kathy) Brooks, Dave (Helen) Brooks, Christine (Robert) Meier and Jeff (former spouse Stacey) Brooks....

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 17 to Jun. 18, 2018.

JOHN E. DEWOLF III

JOHN E. DEWOLF III

Libertyville, IL

John E. DeWolf, III, 91, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Advocate Condell Medical Center. He was born Oct. 31, 1926 in Chicago and had been a Libertyville resident for the past 50 years. John was a graduate of Penn State University, where he remained an active...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 17 to Jun. 18, 2018.

CATHERINE M. "KAY" MURTHA

CATHERINE M. "KAY" MURTHA

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - Catherine M. "Kay" Murtha, (nee Grady) 93 of Arlington Heights was born August 8, 1924 in New York City, New York to James and Hannah (nee Dumford) O'Grady and passed away June 15, 2018. Catherine graduated from Good Counsel High School and went to work at...

ELLEN WATT

ELLEN WATT

BLOOMINGDALE, IL

Ellen Watt of Bloomingdale. Loving wife of Bob; Loving mother of Leigh (Tim) O'Donnell; Loving stepmother of Peter (Laura) Watt; Dear sister of Laura (the late Declan) Murray; Loving grandma of Charlotte, Audrey, Aaron and Jonathan; Dear aunt of Jonathan. Ellen leaves behind...

June 17, 2018

FRED P. BIASIELLO Sr.

FRED P. BIASIELLO Sr.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - Fred Peter Biasiello, Sr. was born January 11, 1925, to Marciano and Mary (nee Giannini) Biasiello in Chicago, Illinois. He was born to eternal life, June 13, 2018. Fred was a WWII Army Air Force veteran, a member of the American Legion Post 166 in Glenview...

KERRY A. CHIAKAS

KERRY A. CHIAKAS

WHEELING, IL

WHEELING - Kerry A. Chiakas, age 60. Loving husband of Nancy Chiakas (nee Holtz) for 42 years. Beloved son of Margaret Chiakas and the late Tino Chiakas. Adored father to Jamie (Rob) Bingham, Dan (Dee) Chiakas, and Jennifer (Derek) Bassett. Cherished brother of Nancy Smith...

KENNETH DETERS

KENNETH DETERS

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL

ELK GROVE VILLAGE - Kenneth Deters, 75, was called to his eternal home on Thursday June 14. He was a devout Christian and faithful member of Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church. He served as a police officer for the Elk Grove Police Department from 1969-2001. Ken served in the...

DOLORES EVELYN "LORIE" EBBESEN

DOLORES EVELYN "LORIE" EBBESEN

LISLE, IL

LISLE - Dolores Evelyn "Lorie" Ebbesen (nee Drendel), age 91, formerly of Naperville, DeKalb and Park Forest, IL and Des Moines, IA, passed away Tuesday, June 12. Arrangements are being made by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, 630-355-0213.

PEDER AXEL FINNBERG

PEDER AXEL FINNBERG

PRAIRIE GROVE, IL

Peder Axel Finnberg, age 80, of Prairie Grove. Beloved husband of Marian O. Finnberg (nee DeVries). Loving father of Tom (Tina) Finnberg, Michelle Finnberg, Melinda (Jennifer) Finnberg, Stacey (Dan) Mallek, Kathlene (Patrick) Finnberg, Bradford (Olga) Ottens, Stephanie Ottens,...

MICHAEL EDWARD "MIKE" FORMAN

MICHAEL EDWARD "MIKE" FORMAN

Mundelein, IL

Michael Edward "Mike" Forman, 65, requested a Viking Burial. In honor of Father's Day and his untimely passing on June 14, his wife and children are now obligated to fulfill his request. Born November 11, 1953 Mike was a Chicagoan in heart and soul. Always a dreamer and...

DONALD R. GIROLAMO

DONALD R. GIROLAMO

HUNTLEY, IL

HUNTLEY - Donald R. Girolamo, age 77, a former many year resident of Sleepy Hollow and Palatine areas, passed away surrounded by family and under the care of hospice at JourneyCare in Barrington on Friday morning, June 15, 2018. Don was born on November 22, 1940 in Chicago and...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2018.

RITA A. HENDRICKS

RITA A. HENDRICKS

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - Rita A. Hendricks was born on December 14, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois to Patrick and Bessie (nee Zenaty) McCarthy. She died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at her home in Arlington Heights. Rita worked as an operator and maintenance assistance at Illinois Bell and...

MARIE R. KRUSINSKI

MARIE R. KRUSINSKI

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL

HOFFMAN ESTATES - Marie R. Krusinski, nee Paturalski, age 92. Beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Audrey (the late Walter) Lococo and Debbie (Dennis) Marach; proud grandmother of Joseph (Lindsey) Lococo, Danielle Lococo, Kimberly Marach, Louis (Mallory) Marach...

JOHN W. "RED" LYNCH

JOHN W. "RED" LYNCH

WEST DUNDEE, IL

WEST DUNDEE - John W. "Red" Lynch, age 94, formerly of Lake in the Hills, passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday morning, January 13, 2018. "Red" was born on March 11, 1923 in Chicago and was the son of the late Hugh and Anastasia (nee Ritz) Lynch. On September 21, 1945...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jun. 17, 2018.

THERESA MAE MABUS

THERESA MAE MABUS

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, IL

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Theresa Mae Mabus (Spina) was born on March 22, 1930 in Chicago to Joseph and Margaret (Stallman) Spina. Theresa passed away surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in her Family's home of over fifty years. Theresa was a devoted wife to her...

CAROLYN C. MATTSON

CAROLYN C. MATTSON

Barrington, IL

Carolyn passed away peacefully May 28, 2018. She was born April 16, 1929 to Joseph and Florence Corcoran and grew up in Evanston. Carolyn attended Smith College in Northampton, MA and had a successful career in real estate. Carolyn is survived by her husband, Robert Ellis;...

CONSTANCE "JANE" NOWAK

CONSTANCE "JANE" NOWAK

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL

ELK GROVE VILLAGE - Constance "Jane" Nowak (nee Lanoye), 93, of Elk Grove Village for 52 years. Born in Buffalo, NY, she passed away peacefully at her home on June 14, 2018. Jane was a retired secretary at Eaton Corp. for 25 years. She was the beloved wife of the late John A....

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2018.

VANNIE WILLIAM ORTON

VANNIE WILLIAM ORTON

HUNTLEY, IL

HUNTLEY - Vannie William Orton , 93, took his last breath here and his first breath in heaven in the presence of our savior on June 14, 2018. Vannie was born June 14, 1925 in Duck River, TN the son of John and Mary Lucille Orton. As a young man he unknowingly assisted in...

ROBERT OWEN PECKINPAUGH

ROBERT OWEN PECKINPAUGH

Mishawaka, AZ

He is survived by his second wife, Donna, two sons Robert, Jr. (Nancy), Bradenton, FL, James (Rosalie) Grayslake, IL, three grandchildren Derek Gaarder, Windsor, CO, Allison Gaarder, Godfrey, IL, Erin Green (Michael), Boulder, CO and 5 great grandsons Broggan, Anderson,...

DAN B. "BUD" POMEROY

DAN B. "BUD" POMEROY

Barrington, IL

BARRINGTON - Dan B. "Bud" Pomeroy, 87, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was born August 10, 1930 to the late Dan B. and the late Almeda (nee Plagge) Pomeroy. He is preceded in death by the love of his life, Helene "Lanie" (nee Herriman) whom he married March...

SALLY M. SAWYER

SALLY M. SAWYER

Sun Prairie, WI

Sally M. Sawyer, age 85, of Sun Prairie, WI, passed away peacefully, two days after her 85th birthday, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. She was born on June 10, 1933, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter to Spurgeon and Lelah ( Moon) Miles. Sally was united in marriage to James H....

ELIZABETH A. SOROKA

ELIZABETH A. SOROKA

ELGIN, IL

Elizabeth A. Soroka, 84, passed away on June 14, 2018 at Claire Oaks in Bartlett. She was born on May 17, 1934 in Chicago the daughter of Anthony & Sophia Erikson Loren. Elizabeth was a 1952 Graduate of Siena High School. Elizabeth and her late husband of 37 years, Richard...

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2018.

DONALD D. STEFFEN Sr.

DONALD D. STEFFEN Sr.

GRAYSLAKE, IL

GRAYSLAKE - Donald "Don" D. Steffen Sr., 74, a lifelong resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. He was born February 17, 1944 in Chicago, IL to Michael and Pearl Steffen. Don was a graduate of...

RICHARD A. STEPHENS

RICHARD A. STEPHENS

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - Richard A. Stephens, 70, of Long Grove, formerly of Arlington Heights, was born October 4, 1947 in Chicago and passed away June 12, 2018. Richard was the loving son of the late Almon and Edna (nee Benfield) Stephens; dear brother of Edward L. Stephens and...

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