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Our Obituaries

Vera M. Szilagyi

April 20, 1925 - January 28, 2015

SZILAGYIVera Szilagyi, (nee Madritsch), age 89 years, was called home to her eternal reward by her loving Creator on Wednesday, the 28th of January, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Alfred; loving and devoted mother of Richard (Deborah), Jeffrey, Ronald (Andrea), James and the late Dennis; proud grandmother of Brandon, Michelle, Stephanie and Alex; cherished great grandmother of five; dear sister...
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Lucille E. McArdle

July 10, 1919 - January 28, 2015

Lucille E. McArdle (nee Reamer). Beloved mother of Judith (Donald) Stanner, LeeAnn (Carmen) Ricca, Todd (Rosetta), Gary (Glory), and Lauren Viktora. Proud gram of Jean (Blake), Kevin (Melissa), Mark (Laura), Tim, Charlie, Gregory, Katie, Tyane (Jeff), Sarah (Chris), Christopher, Richie, David, and Stefanie. Cherished great grandma of Coral, Kaelyn, Naomi, and Anika. Aunt of many nieces and...
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Michael J. Mazur

September 8, 1973 - January 26, 2015

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Stanley C. Dawson

April 15, 1927 - January 23, 2015

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Betsy Fish

July 25, 1927 - January 17, 2015

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Roy L. Schleuning

December 11, 1936 - January 17, 2015

SchleuningRoy L. Schleuning, age 78. Beloved husband of the late Vivian (nee Bokowski); loving father of Eric Schleuning and Teresa Michols; cherished grandfather of Ariel, Jordan and Jerimiah and Alex; dearest son of the late Edwin and Helen. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral service Thursday 10:30 a.m. at Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home 5200 W. 95th Street in Oak Lawn. Interment...
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Agnes M. Barrett

June 8, 1921 - January 15, 2015

Agnes M. Barrett (nee Fleck) Beloved wife of the late Robert P. Loving mother of Richard (Geri and the late Shirley), Patricia (Jasper) Messina, Terrance (Mary), Robert (Peggy), Joseph (Darlene), Frances Barrett, and Bernadette (Randy) Kaden. Proud grandmother of 27 and great grandmother of 42. Dear sister of the late Clarence Fleck, Celine Steiner, Grant Fleck, Carl Fleck, Alice Gross, Harry...
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Eleanore R. Sus-Billis

September 15, 1925 - January 12, 2015

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Phillip L. Rose

June 24, 1947 - January 11, 2015

Phillip L. Rose, Sr., 67 years young.  Beloved partner & best friend of Maryann Drake for 18 years, passed away peacefully following a long illness.  Father of Phillip Jr. (fiancée, Christina Wooten), stepfather ...
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Olga Kuzanek

January 24, 1917 - January 9, 2015

Kuzanek, Olga (nee Cwian) Age 97, peacefully passed away on January 9, 2015 at the Lemont Rehab and Nursing Center. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Kuzanek; loving mother of Sharon (Dr. Rudy) Burger-Zellinger and Susan Mitchell; proud grandmother of Wade (Lisa) Mitchell, Heather (Roxanne) Rozman and Robert (Dr. Melissa) Burger; cherished great-grandmother of Colin, Trevor, Claire, Stella, Zoe...
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Charles Wesley Mitchell

February 16, 1939 - January 7, 2015

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Jean M. Gallagher

March 25, 1925 - January 5, 2015

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Eric W. Christ

September 29, 1969 - January 4, 2015

Eric W. Christ born September 29, 1969, at rest January 4, 2015. Grateful husband to the love of his life Teresa (nee Gaskin) Christ and step-dad to Michael and Mark. Beloved son of Mary Jane (the late Kenneth) Christ. Special brother to Colleen (nee Christ) Jenkins. Fun uncle of Hailey and Chance Jenkins. Fond nephew of Dennis Goggin, Pat (Dan) McLaughlin, Rick (Judy) Christ, Jim (Cheryl)...
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Allen Charles Miller

September 21, 1940 - January 2, 2015

Allen C. Miller Sr. age 74, passed away January 2, 2015. Loving father of Allen Jr., Scott(Maria) and Jeff(Arely) Miller. Proud grandfather of Scott, Natalie and Christopher Miller. Fiance of Deborah Sisson. Fond uncle of 13 nieces and nephews. Allen was a resident of the gulf coast for the last 15 years and was an avid golfer, passionate Chicago sports fan and loved fishing. He was a native of...
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Allen C. Miller

September 21, 1940 - January 2, 2015

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Allen Charles Miller

September 21, 1940 - January 2, 2015

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Arthur E. Haynes

January 20, 1924 - January 2, 2015

Arthur E. Haynes Sr. , WWII Veteran, age 90, beloved husband of the late Theresa G. Haynes (nee Storino) Loving dad of Judy, Arthur Jr., William and Frank(Silvia) Haynes. Loving grandpa of Sharon, Cherise, Arthur, Patty, Frank, Kathleen, William, Joseph, Frank Jr. and Teresa. Cherished great grandpa of 16. Dear brother of Charlotte(the late Joel) Eaton, Sandra(the late Jerry) Walton, the late...
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Andrew E. Chanda

November 26, 1933 - January 2, 2015

A. Edward Chanda, beloved husband of Dorothy Chanda (nee Dapkus). Cherished father of Lorrie(Bill) DeFore, Carol(Walter) Andersen and Andrew(Robin) Chanda. Proud grandpa of Daniel, Jeffrey, Brandon and Carl. Loving brother of the late Ann King, Barbara(Leonard) Raminski and the late Mary Anne Chanda. Brother-in-law to Fran Granatelli and Mary Jo(the late Gunter) Bardan. Fond uncle of many nieces...
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Dorothy L. Prohaska

February 16, 1926 - December 25, 2014

Dorothy L. Prohaska (nee Apato) age 88; Beloved wife of the late Elmer F. Prohaska C.P.D. Ret.; Loving mother of James Prohaska, Pamela (the late Alfred "Pat") Patnaude, Linda Prohaska and Barbara (David) Alessi; Cherished grandmother of Melissa (Christopher) Turner and Nicholas Alessi; Proud great grandmother of Patrick and Samuel Turner; Dear sister of George (the late Jean) Apato and...
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Dorothy R. Daubs

June 18, 1923 - December 22, 2014

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Stephen R. Marfise

December 9, 1961 - December 21, 2014

Steve R. Marfise age 53, beloved husband & best friend of Pam(nee Meyer). Loving dad of Nick(Kelly) and Dan Marfise. Proud grandpa of Macclain. Dear son of Lorraine(the late Gus) Marfise. Brother of Mark(Sue) Marfise. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.Steve was the ultimate family man. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed him. He loved his Buffet Boys hockey...
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Irene V. Rutgens

October 2, 1920 - December 19, 2014

Irene V. Rutgens (nee Pappas) age 94, beloved wife of the late Joseph Rutgens. Loving mother of Ron(Annette) Rutgens and Jo-Ellyn(Charles) Piscia. Proud grandma of Cynthia(Dennis) Heidkamp, Suzanne(Victor) Benoit and Anthony(Nicole) and Nicholas Piscia. Cherished yia yia of Nina and Alex Heidkamp, Jacob and Olivia Benoit , Joslynn and Zac Piscia. Dear sister of the late Harry, John, Nick and...
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Joan K. Rolaff

October 7, 1935 - December 18, 2014

Joan K. Rolaff (nee Keough) age 79, beloved wife of the late Lawrence C. Rolaff. Loving mom of Mary Colleen Hyerczyk, Linda Schaper, Susan (Dave) Hausmann and Amy (Joe) Bieser. Proud grandma of Amy, Kelly (Chris) Fetherling, Erin, Michelle, Scott, Brian, Bobby (Jen) Lucia, Stefani (Chris) White, Dustin, Stephanie (Loran) Lewis, Sarah, Tony, Angela and the late Jenna. Dear sister of Robert (the...
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Theresa L. Stonitsch

July 24, 1925 - December 14, 2014

Theresa L. Stonitsch (nee Hensmann), Beloved wife of the late Albert. Loving mother of Terry (Charlotte) and Rudy(Brenda) Stonitsch. Proud grandmother of Terry (Sara) Stonitsch, Kimberly(Craig) Warning, Kelly (Michael) Capriotti, Albert (Keli), Rudy (Tara), Randy (Kim), Ron (Sue) and Ryan Stonitsch. Cherished great grandmother of Morgan, Brandon, Terry III, Claire, Natalie, Chloe, Jack, Lydia,...
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Charlotte G. Akin

October 19, 1923 - December 8, 2014

Charlotte G. Akin (nee Schmidt) age 91; Beloved wife of the late William J. Akin Sr.; Loving mother of William Jr. (Nora), Thomas (Jamey) and the late Wayne (Donna) Akin; Cherished grandmother of Debra (Mark) Feiple, Geanine (Brian) Van Dyck, Jim (Susan) Akin and Christopher Akin; Proud great grandmother of Krystal, Brandon, Jim, Tommy, Emma, Alora, Angela and Jordan; Dear sister of Elizabeth ...
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Lois B. Feigl

January 8, 1934 - December 6, 2014

Lois B. Feigl (nee Hunter) Beloved wife of the late William M. Loving mother of Mary (Clifford) Lauck, Kathleen (Franz Tanner) Feigl, Christine (Thomas) Somodji, Richard (Kristin) Feigl, Susan LaFine, David (Jodette) Feigl and the late William Feigl. Proud grandmother of Matthew (Kathryn), Sarah (Steve), William (Rosa), Rebecca, Elizabeth, Eric, Zach, & Maurice. Cherished great grandmother...
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Leonard GUSTAFSON

April 29, 1926 - December 5, 2014

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Dorothy A. Reedy

March 8, 1930 - December 3, 2014

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Casimir J. Lukowski

July 17, 1929 - December 2, 2014

Casimir J. Lukowski, Korean Conflict VeteranBeloved husband of Cecile B. (nee Dombrowski); loving father of Luann (David) Lapinski, Sandy, Larry (Susan), Linda (Ken) Harenberg; proud grandfather of Laura, Kenny (Melanie), Daniel, Tim, Shannon and Michelle; Cherished great-grandpa of Kailyn and Owen; dear brother of Jane (Edward) Tadla and the late Walter and MaryLou Lukowski; fond uncle of many...
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Eric R. Haase

February 8, 1972 - November 26, 2014

Eric R. Haase, age 42; Beloved husband of Laura Haase (nee Jefchak); Loving father of Charlotte; Proud son of Barbara and the late Albert Haase; Dear brother of Curtis (Joe Montemayor) and Doug (Cathy) Haase; Fond Uncle of Brandon, Dillon, Tommy, Tyler and Nicky Haase; Kind son in law of James and Gail Jefchak; Special brother in law of Rob (Jessica) Jefchak; Cousin to many.
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James M. Quirk

February 21, 1936 - November 24, 2014

James M. Quirk beloved husband and life-long companion of over 50 years the late Joann (nee Rosecrans). Proud uncle to Duane, Chris and Mark Rosecrans. Jim retired from Western Electric after 30 years of service at the Hawthorne Plant in Cicero, IL. He first met Joann, who eventually became the most important part of his life while being stationed at Granite City, IL at the end of his 2 year...
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Helen H. Wojcik

March 27, 1921 - November 24, 2014

Helen H. Wojcik (nee Hilkovitch) age 93, beloved wife of the late Anthony “Chink” Wojcik. Helen’s claim to longevity was “drinking Carlo Rossi Sangria wine daily) died peacefully after a short illness on November 24, 2014. She leaves behind her wonderful family, including sons Tony (Leslie) of Blanding, Utah and Rod (Lynne) of Orland Park. Loving grandma of the Utah...
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William A. Hamel

September 11, 1943 - November 21, 2014

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Opal Wolter

September 5, 1925 - November 20, 2014

Opal M. Wolter (nee Spray) age 89, beloved wife of the late Hans Wolter. Loving mother of Debra(Frank) Perri. Dear sister of the late Virgil Spray. Visitation Monday 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Zimmerman - Sandeman Blake – Lamb Funeral Home & Cremation Services 9900 w. 143rd Street Orland Park, IL 60462 Interment: Elm Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Helen E. Rachner

June 20, 1932 - November 18, 2014

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Annette Weidner

December 1, 1924 - November 5, 2014

Annette Weidner (nee Mishkutz) age 89; Beloved wife of the late Bernard E. Weidner; Loving mother of Jeffery (Beverly) Novotny and Patricia (Robert) Hawkins; Cherished grandmother of Jeffery (Maryann) Novotny, Kimberly (Rusty) George and Christine (Jim) Diorio; loving great grandmother and beloved great great grandmother to several generations. Dear sister of the late Vivian (the late Raymond)...
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Marion V. Flondor

February 20, 1917 - November 4, 2014

Marion V. Flondor (nee Creer) Age 97, Life long resident of Orland Park. Beloved wife of the late George A. Loving mother of Gwendolyn (late Albert) Kara, Jean (Jim) Bolhuis, Joan Anderson, Gary (Roberta) Flondor and the late George (Bonnie) Flondor. Proud grandma of 12, great grandma of 23, and great great grandma of 3. Service & Interment were held privately. Zimmerman & Sandeman...
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Daniel W. Hurley

January 16, 1978 - October 30, 2014

Daniel W. Hurley, age 36; Beloved son of Robert C. and Marygrace Spencer (nee Hurley); Dear brother of Robert C. II (Holly) Spencer and Jamie Ernst; Fond nephew of Cynthia (Michael) Garcia, Daniel (Kathleen) Hurley, Barbara (Robert) Frank, Diane Damon, Don Spencer and Candy (Armando) Flores; Uncle of Robert Ernst, Emma Ernst, Thomas Spencer, Steve Spencer and Michael Spencer; Kind cousin of many.
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Phyllis M. Gallagher

December 1, 1927 - October 30, 2014

Phyllis M. Gallagher (nee Bushnell) age 86; Beloved wife of the late Andrew R. Gallagher; Loving mother of Andrew J. (Colleen) Gallagher and Jeanne (Joseph) Faber; Cherished grandmother of Katherine (Jason) Pisut, Martin (Jessica) Faber, Michael (Anne) Faber, Meghan (Timothy) Staebler, Maura, Molly, Andrew and Timothy Gallagher; Proud great grandmother of Riley; Dear sister of Virginia Gallagher,...
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John D. Veenstra

June 2, 1953 - October 27, 2014

John “Jack” Veenstra age 61, beloved son of Betty J. Veenstra (nee Nordstrom). Loving brother of Barbara(Bob) Alberico. Dear uncle of Jennifer(Craig) Capri, Erin, Michael and the late Bobby Alberico. Great uncle of Anthony, Bobby and Gianna Capri. Visitation Thursday from 4-9 p.m. Service Friday 10:00 a.m. at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services 5200 w....
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Margaret E. Chojnowski

July 31, 1932 - October 22, 2014

Margaret E. Chojnowski (nee Wurl) Beloved wife of Clemens A. Loving mother of Donna Lukas and the late Dennis W. Chojnowski. Proud grandmother of Mike (Sierra) Lukas, Steve (Lisa) & Kristen Chojnowski. Cherished great grandmother of Connor, Carter, and Landon. Dear sister of Charles (Joan) Wurl and the late Barb (late Bob) and Rosemary. Aunt of many nieces and nephews.
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Grace Jelley

February 7, 1921 - October 18, 2014

Grace Jelley (nee O’Brien) Beloved wife of the late Arthur H. Loving Mother of Karra (Dave) Kestian, Denise (Joseph) Azarone, Glenn (Barbara), Arthur G., Kevin (Laura), Dennis (Margaret), Colleen, Annette, and the late Johnny Jelley. Proud grandmother of (16) and great grandmother of (27).
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April M. Brant

July 29, 1949 - October 15, 2014

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Joyce M. O'Shea

July 23, 1956 - October 11, 2014

Joyce M. O’Shea (nee Holland) age 58; Beloved wife of Paul O’Shea; Loving mother of Kevin, Daniel and Michael O’Shea; Devoted daughter of Anna May and the late Raymond Holland Sr.; Dear sister of Raymond (Lorrie) Holland, Patricia (the late John) Hamilton, Nancy (William) Buchinski, Kathleen (Joseph) Izzo and Deborah Pavoni; Kind daughter-in-law of Philomena and the late Michael...
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Margaret G. Freimuth

November 18, 1925 - October 10, 2014

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John G. Goritz

September 5, 1961 - October 4, 2014

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Robert C. Michely

November 27, 1949 - September 29, 2014

Robert C. Michely, at peace on September 29, 2014. Beloved husband & best friend for 44 years of Diane (nee Bandusky). Dear brother of Rita (Charles) Burnham & the late Gregory Michely. Service & interment were held privately. Memorials made to ADOPT Pet Shelter, 420 Industrial Dr., Naperville, IL 60563 would be appreciated. Zimmerman & Sandeman Directors.
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Mary M. Tracy

January 20, 1921 - September 26, 2014

Mary M. Tracy (nee Lonergan) beloved wife of the late Albert F. Loving mother of Albert(Nancy) and Patrick(Anita) Tracy. Proud grandmother of Christina(Scott) McArthur, Lisa, Michael(Rocio), Albert(Christina), Thomas, Patricia Tracy and the late Richard and John Tracy. Great grandmother of many. Dear sister of John(Kathy) Lonergan. Funeral Wednesday 8:45 a.m. from the Zimmerman & Sandeman...
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June S. Kohler

June 3, 1925 - September 21, 2014

June Son Kohler who was beloved by many but most of all by her husband of 67 years, Walter, went to be with her Lord and loving Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday the 21st of September at the age of 89. She is survived by her husband, 3 sons & their families that include 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. June was born in Jefferson City, Missouri on June 3rd, 1925. As a young girl she...
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George P. Wurst

June 21, 1935 - September 21, 2014

George P. Wurst beloved husband of Beverly (nee Hageline). Loving father of Joyce Bogan, Rose (late Gary) Gutknecht, and Kathy (Anthony) Langford. Proud Grandfather of Lena, Tara, Jason, Amanda, and Alexis. Dear brother of Mary (Donald) Halper, and Dorothy Whynott and the late Frank, Phil, Leonard, Henry, Monica, Agnes, and Rose. Uncle of many nieces and nephews.
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Michael R. Daluga

May 31, 1942 - September 19, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Blake - Lamb Funera, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Lillian M. Zeno

November 23, 1922 - September 16, 2014

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Jean D. STRONCZEK

October 29, 1927 - September 14, 2014

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Josephine R. MAJCHROWSKI

August 15, 1925 - September 13, 2014

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Jacob Samborski

June 20, 1931 - September 8, 2014

Jacob H. Samborski Jr. Veteran Korean Conflict. Beloved husband of Gertrude M. (nee Opelar). Loving father of Ann Whittemore, John Pascuzzi, and Bruno Pascuzzi. Proud grandpa of Dennis (Kristi) Samoska, Steve Samoska, and Michael Whittemore. Cherished great grandpa of Kathryn, Tyler, Ryan, and Jeremy Samoska. Dear brother of Lilian Dzielawa and Henry Samborski. Uncle of many nieces and...
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Dana Frances Hallgren

April 17, 1987 - September 5, 2014

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John D. Correa

August 2, 1959 - September 4, 2014

John D. Correa, age 55, Loving son of Joseph and Mary Correa; loving father of Damian Correa; beloved brother of Susan (Terry) Hammerel, Jerome (Helen), and Dawn (Peter) Papakyriacou; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Thursday, 9:30 a.m. from Zimmerman & Sandeman Orland Funeral Home, 9900 W. 143rd St., Orland Park to St. Michael Church, 14327 Highland Ave., Orland Park for Mass at 10...
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Annabelle L. Sube

October 2, 1929 - September 1, 2014

Annabelle L. Sube (nee Laub) age 84; Beloved wife of the late William F. Sube; Loving mother of Letitia, Ellen and Penny (Jim) McSweeney; Cherished grandmother of Danny Sube, Carol, Kim and Eddie McSweeney. Former Antique Dealer & Owner of Main Street Antiques, loved to travel and avid Canasta player.
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Christopher Lee Stenhouse

April 2, 1982 - August 31, 2014

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Marilyn E. Cummings

November 15, 1929 - August 26, 2014

Marilyn E. Cummings, nee Miller, at peace of August 26, 2014. Beloved wife & best friend of the late James. Loving mom of Mike, Kathy (Ray) Pora, Jean, Jimmy (Kathy), Sr. Matthew Marie, OP “Beth” & Sr. Marie Blanchette, OP “Mary Lou”. Proud grandma of Ellen Carlson, Kelly (Brent) Terrell, Homer (fiancée, Stephanie) Talley, Jim (Noreen) Talley, Kyle, Emma...
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Ronald A. Swanson

October 11, 1937 - August 23, 2014

Ronald A. Swanson age 76, loving son of the late Albert(the late Linnea) Swanson. Dear cousin of Arne Swanson of Indiana and Leonard Hawkinson of Florida. Ron was considered the “season ticket champ” of Chicago for owning season tickets to the Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks and Northwestern Football & Basketball programs. Ron...
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Steve J. Piwnicki

January 1, 1921 - August 23, 2014

Steve J. Piwnicki, age 93; Beloved husband of the late Anita M. Piwnicki (nee Birtcher); Loving father of Steven “Mickey” Piwnicki, Stephanie Ingram, David (Roberta), Ronald (Karen) Piwnicki and Denise (Harry) Sikma; Cherished grandfather of 16 and great grandfather of 24; Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
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William J. Labedz

February 13, 1940 - August 23, 2014

William J. Labedz, age 74; Beloved husband of Barbara Labedz (nee May); Loving father of William (Wendy), Kenneth J. (Kelly) Labedz, Patty Hart and Glenn (Karen) Labedz; Cherished grandfather of Jake, Kenny, Tyler, Hannah, Kyle, Madolynn, Grace and Isabella; Proud son of the late Joseph and Helen Labedz; Dear brother of Chris Getchell, Marge, Ed Labedz, Sue Anderson, Rose Lahti and the late Joe...
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Rose Mary Berardino

May 14, 1921 - August 14, 2014

Rose Mary Berardino (nee Coglianese) Beloved wife of the late Henry C. Berardino. Loving mother of Henrietta(Jerome) Kornusky and Loretta(Gary) Kosinski. Proud grandmother of Toni(Steve) Kolodziej, Amy(Adam) Welp, Tammy and Jim Kosinski. Cherished great grandmother of Daniel Welp. Funeral Monday 9:45 a.m. from the Zimmerman & Sandeman Orland Funeral Home 9900W. 143rd Street to St. Michael...
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Edna M. Marjan

March 15, 1920 - August 12, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Blake - Lamb Funera, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Raul Hernandez

July 23, 1937 - August 10, 2014

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Robert M. Schranz

October 4, 1951 - August 8, 2014

ROBERT "BONDO BOB" M. SCHRANZ SR. LOVING FATHER OF VALERIE (JOHN) FISHER, ROBERT M. JR. (LAURA), JASON, WILLIAM, AND CHRISTOPHER SCHRANZ. PROUD GRANDFATHER OF HALEY, AVERY, AND, AaLILAH. DEAR BROTHER OF JOYCE AND BETTY. DEAR FRIEND TO MANY.
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Isabelle A. Krauss

August 13, 1920 - August 6, 2014

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Eugene W. Barnard

September 3, 1935 - August 5, 2014

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Linda A. Zielinski

April 12, 1956 - July 26, 2014

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Milfred C. Bettenhausen

June 1, 1927 - July 23, 2014

Milfred C. Bettenhausen, US Navy Vet. WWII. Beloved husband of the late Jean M. (nee Hill); loving father of Barry (Caron) Bettenhausen and Joy Kleber; proud grandfather of Kevin (Tracy) Kleber and Emily Kleber; dear brother of Robert (Colleen), Henry (fiance Patricia), and the late Marie (Melvin) Stege; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Fire Chief of Tinley Park Volunteer Fire Department from...
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Hubert E. Mason

July 14, 1926 - July 13, 2014

HUBERT "BUD" MASON, BELOVED HUSBAND OF BETTY J. (NEE SPAIN). LOVING FATHER OF MICHAEL (SHEILA) GRANT, DANIEL (SUE) MASON, SHEREE MASON AND PAULA (MIKE) JABER. PROUD GRANDFATHER OF MIKAYLA, JENNA, JACOB, MYAH, HALEY AND BRIAN. DEAR BROTHER OF GLADYS (JOHN) RUSSO AND JAMES (FLORENCE) MASON. PROUD UNCLE OF MANY NIECES AND NEPHEWS.
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Mary C. Woehrle

July 20, 1930 - July 12, 2014

Mary Woehrle of Marietta, Ga, passed awy July 12, 2014; Loving wife of the late Ted Woehrle; Beloved mother of Ted (Pam) Woehrle II, Mary Smith, Bruce (Kathryn) Woehrle and Chris (Stacey) Woehrle; Cherished grandmother of Kyle, Bernadette, Ellie, Alex, Camille, Juliette, Nicholas and Theo; Wonderful aunt to many and friend to all.Mary grew up in Chicago, Il., and she truly loved her home town....
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Patrick A. Stein

May 8, 1950 - July 11, 2014

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Maxine I. Johnson

March 2, 1921 - July 9, 2014

Johnson, Maxine I. Age 93, of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away at Goodwin House, Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. She was born March 2, 1921 in Humphreys, Missouri, the daughter of Ellsworth and Ora Briddle Ingraham. She was raised on a large family farm near Humphreys, attended the rural Whaley School, graduated from Humphreys High School, and later graduated from Chillicothe...
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Rita A. McErlane

September 23, 1922 - July 7, 2014

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Sophie M. Matejak

June 28, 1921 - July 3, 2014

June 28, 1921 – July 3, 2014 Sophie, 93, a resident of Arden Courts, in Palos Heights, Illinois passed away on Thursday July 3, 2014 at Palos Community Hospital. Sophie M. Kopec was born June 28, 1921 in Westfield, Massachusetts to Josephine and Joseph Kopec. She was a graduate of West Springfield High School Class of 1939. With her husband and son she moved from Massachusetts to Oak Lawn...
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Melba M. Hanisch

May 21, 1919 - July 2, 2014

Melba M. Hanisch (nee Yost) WAC WWII. Beloved wife of the late Earl C. Hanisch. Loving Mother of Starr (Dan) Barus and Gail (Kevin) Bosman. Beloved Grandma of Sean (Sarah), Grant (Kara) Barus, Kara, Kelsey and Kirsten Bosman. Proud Great Grandmother of Owen and Caleb Barus. Melba was an active Volunteer for Advocate Christ Hospital for over 48 years. Visitation Sunday 3:00 P.M.- 9:00 P.M. at...
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Tomasina M. DiFillippo

July 27, 1918 - June 30, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman and Sandeman Funeral Homes, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Deborah Amedee

August 6, 1955 - June 26, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Margaret I. KARNIK

December 7, 1941 - June 23, 2014

Margaret I Karnik (nee Garner). Beloved wife of the late Norman W. Karnik. Loving Mother of Christina (Pete) Kats, Charlene (Len) Kats, Phillip (Karen) Galloway, Mark (Jackie) Galloway, Nick Karnik, Dawn (Steve) Wilck & Danielle (Jim ) Karnik. Proud Grandmother of Nichole (Anthony) Rovella, Cody, Alisha, Morgan, Brandon, Brett, Kailee, Kara, Skylar, Hannah, Megan, Nathan, Rolando, Dylan ,...
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Ronald A. Lenza

September 9, 1943 - June 12, 2014

LenzaRonald A. Lenza; Beloved husband of Leslie A. (nee Weiss); Loving father of Ron (Sharon) Lenza and Loretta (Raymond) Bandyk; Proud grandfather of Amanda, Ray, Britney, Joey, Tiffany, and Courtney: Kind great grandfather of Kaylynn; Dear brother of Marla (Joel) Zegart; Step father of Dawn, Dennis and Drew Calderone. Visitation Wednesday 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Chapel Service 7:30 P.M. at...
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Mary Elizabeth Bergmann

May 19, 1918 - June 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman and Sandeman Funeral Homes, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Michael J. Ward

December 17, 1940 - June 10, 2014

Michael J. Ward age 73. Born into life December 17, 1940. Born into eternal life, June 10, 2014. Beloved husband & best friend for 51 years of Louise (nee Smith). Loving dad of Lisa (Joe) Heckenkamp, Greg & Chris (Elaine) Ward. Proud grandpa of Nick, Nelson, Brandyn, Tyler & the late Michael. Survived by numerous brothers, sisters, other relatives and friends. Funeral Tuesday 12:30 P...
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Raul Calle

October 10, 1941 - June 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman and Sandeman Funeral Homes, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Eldri H. O'Hara

April 20, 1926 - June 9, 2014

Eldri H. O’Hara (nee Halsten) age 88; Beloved wife of the late Charles F. O’Hara Jr.; Loving mother of Garry (the late Joan) O’Hara, Janis (Arthur) Smith, Curt (Charlotte) and the late Karyn O’Hara; Cherished grandmother of Julie (James) Ludwig, Aaron Summers, Anne (Indio) Reid, Gregory (Natalie) Smith, Jeffrey (Amy) Smith, Jaclyn, Robert, Daniel and Hannah O’Hara;...
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George R. Fagin

November 17, 1922 - June 5, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman and Sandeman Funeral Homes, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Lee Thomas Stratton

June 24, 1952 - June 3, 2014

Lee Thomas StrattonBorn June 24, 1952, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2014. Lee was preceded in death by his mother and father, Goldie and James Stratton. He is survived by his Brother, Tom (Tina) Stratton; nieces, Cassandra (Doug) Quinn, Alyssa (Mark) Baumhardt, and Nephew James Stratton (Annie Wahleithner and Brinna). Lee is also survived by great nephews Brycen, Brenten, Brayden Quinn, and...
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Raymond Dykstra

September 10, 1923 - May 29, 2014

Raymond Dykstra of Oak Lawn, Illinois, age 90, a proud veteran of WWII and member of the “greatest generation” died at home on May 29, 2014 while recovering from a heart attack suffered this last March. He was born in Chicago on September 10th, 1923 to Fannie (nee Fennema) and Charles Dykstra of East Prairie, Missouri, and he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years,...
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Helen M. Moravec

June 18, 1917 - May 24, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman and Sandeman Funeral Homes, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Dorothy L. Kunkel

November 7, 1923 - May 24, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Agnes A. Schmakel

February 17, 1923 - May 19, 2014

In lieu of flowers memorials made to Illinois Veterans Home of Manteno, 1 Veterans Drive Manteno, IL 60950 would be greatly appreciated by the family
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Ralph D. Cook , Jr.

October 19, 1952 - April 25, 2014

Ralph D. Cook Jr. beloved husband of Toni S.(nee Kovacic). Dear son in law of Anthony(the late Eleanor) Kovacic. Brother in law of Janice(Craig) Bohn. Loving brother of Claudia(Terry) Tremblay, Sharon Cook, Karen(Richard) Juvinall and the late Willard Cook.Proud uncle of many nieces & nephews. Dear friend of many. Visitation Tuesday from 3-9 p.m. at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home &...
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Diane M. Mack

December 27, 1940 - April 23, 2014

Diane M. Mack (nee Bullock). Beloved wife of Robert F. Mack. Loving mother of David (Jill) & Thomas (Katy) Mack. Cherished grandmother of Ella, Kelly, Andrew & Brady. Dear sister of Nancy Schaefer, the late Amy Abraham & Howard (the late Louise) Mack. A Remembrance Service will be held on Sunday at 4:00 PM at Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9900 W. 143rd St.,...
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Verna L. Gibbs

April 12, 1924 - April 22, 2014

Verna L. Gibbs (nee Potter) age 90, of Oak Lawn, IL passed away April 22, 2014. Beloved wife of 53 years to the late Glenn Gibbs. Loving mother of Janice Gibbs, Bettendorf,IA; David (Cathy), N. Las Vegas NV; Sharon (Steve) Heston, Arlington Heights IL; and Brian (Karen), Homer Glen IL., and the late Kevin Gibbs. Proud grandmother of Matthew and Patrick Mulloy; Kelly and Chelsea Gibbs; Chris ...
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PATRICIA D. SARNIAK

January 18, 1927 - April 17, 2014

PATRICIA D. SARNIAK (NEE PALUCHOWSKI). BELOVED WIFE OF THE LATE STANLEY F. LOVING MOTHER OF RICHARD (MARY ELLEN) AND THE LATE MICHAEL (ROSE) SARNIAK. PROUD GRANDMOTHER OF MIKE JR. (JESSICA), BRIAN, AND KELLY SARNIAK. DEAR SISTER OF ROBERT(LATE DEE) PALUCHOWSKI AND LOVING AUNT.
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Marianna T. Schifferdecker

November 21, 1925 - April 13, 2014

Marianna T. Schifferdecker(nee Minnich) Beloved wife of Robert H. Loving mother of Joseph(Maureen) and Michael Schifferdecker. Proud grandmother of Kristen(Anthony), Michael and Justin. Visitation Tuesday from 3-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 10:45 a.m. prayers from the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services 5200 W. 95th Street to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 11:30 a.m. Interment: Holy...
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Thomas J. Walsh

May 26, 1944 - April 12, 2014

Thomas J. Walsh cherished son of the late James & Margaret Walsh. Loving brother of Ret. C.F.D. Peter J. (Loretta), the late Michael & the late Mary Ann Walsh. Fond uncle of Karen, Maureen and Jim(Lyn) Walsh. Great uncle of Kevin & Michael Walsh. Visitation Wednesday 8:00 a.m. at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services 9900 W. 143rd Street until time of prayers at 9:15 a.m. to...
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Veronica P. Paz

July 10, 1951 - April 11, 2014

Veronica P. Paz, age 62. At peace on April 11, 2014. Beloved daughter of Jesus & Pelagia (nee Pendon). Loving sister of Cecilia (Roberto) Salbilla, Gladys, Angel, the late Teresita and Francisco Jose Paz. Long time Research Technician at The University of Chicago. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 AM from Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 5200 W. 95th St. to St. Denis Church,...
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Jean F. Totten

October 7, 1931 - April 11, 2014

Jean F. Totten (nee Plant) , age 82 of Crestwood, IL passed away peacefully at home on April 11, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Harley. Loving mom of Lisa(Michael) Gorski, Hal Totten, David(Danielle) Totten & Jennie Chancey. Proud grandmother of Danielle Chancey and Steven Gorski. Great-grandmother of Makayla Mackessy. Dear sister of the late Walt(Mary), Helen Plant, the late Robert(the late...
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