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Virginia P. Buchanan

November 17, 1918 - June 26, 2016

Virginia P. Buchanan age 96, beloved wife of the late Walter B. Buchanan. Loving mother of James(Sylvia) and John(Linda) Buchanan. Loving grandmother of David(Dawn), Jay and James Buchanan. Cherished great-grandmother of Ashley and Jessica Buchanan. Dear sister of the late Harold(the late Jean) Topjun. Fond aunt of 2 nephews. Family and friends will gather Thursday at 1:00 p.m. for a graveside...
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Lillian Catherine Tengstrand

October 15, 1919 - June 22, 2016

Lillian Catherine Tengstrand, age 96, (nee Schmidt). Beloved wife of the late Phillip; loving mother of Paul and Robert Tengstrand; cherished grandma; dearest sister of Virginia. Visitation Saturday 9:30am -10:30am. Funeral service 10:30am. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
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Michael P. Thompson

April 8, 1957 - June 19, 2016

Michael P. Thompson, age 59. Loving father of Melissa (Daniel) Goelz and Michele (David) Shelly and the late Michael C. Thompson; cherished grandpa of Michael, Devin, Makayla, Kamden, Laila, Kailyn, Carly and Jaxon; beloved son of the late William and Lucille (nee Evans); dearest brother of William (Kathy) Thompson; fond uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews; former spouse and friend...
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William J. Garvin

February 9, 1930 - June 17, 2016

William J. Garvin age 86, Vet. U.S.M.C. and Vet. Of the Korean War. Lifelong member of Plumbers Union Local #130. Beloved husband of Jane(nee Chopp). Loving father of Bill, Tim(Patti), Maribeth Miller and Jenifer(Tom) Mansell. Loving grandfather of Shannon, Casey Jo, Tim, Pat, Dan, Kevin, Aric, Taylor, Logan, Colin, Tomi Jo and Joey. Dear brother of Therese McGrath and the late Mary(Hal) Harrigan...
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Victor J. Falardeau

February 18, 1926 - June 15, 2016

Victor J. Falardeau age 90, Ret. C.F.D. beloved husband of the late Claire(nee Finnegan). Loving father of Dan(Joyce), Mike(Schyla), Edward Falardeau and the late Vicki Arakelian. Loving papa of Michael, Stephen, David(Jamie), Kathyrn Falardeau, Kristen(Andy) Pratscher, Lonn(Jenny) Longoria, Tino(Cheryl)Longoria, Tammy(Stephen) Hayes, Yvonne(Josh) McKowiak, Shaun Longoria, Timothy Falardeau,...
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Shirley M. Walsh

October 6, 1928 - June 13, 2016

Shirley M. Walsh (nee Wagner) age 87, beloved wife for 66 years of the late William “Bill” Walsh. Loving mother of Bill(Sally) Walsh, Kathleen Walsh, Patricia(the late Paul ”Rob”) Robinson, Robert(Denise) Walsh and Maureen(Robert) Bubulka. Loving grandmother of Nicholas(Hiral) Bubulka, John(Lindsey) Walsh, Paul Robinson, Stephen(Meagan) Bubulka, Jeffrey Robinson, Katelyn...
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Cecelia Cocanig

July 25, 1953 - May 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Mary Lou Matthiesen

October 26, 1957 - May 29, 2016

Mary Lou Matthiesen (nee O'Shea) age 58, beloved wife of David Matthiesen. Loving mother of Michael and James Matthiesen. Loving daughter of Philomena and the late Michael O’Shea. Dear sister of Margaret (the late Kenneth) Adreani, Paul (the late Joyce) O’Shea and Brenda (William) Burger. Fond daughter-in-law of Ken and Nancy Matthiesen. Dear sister-in-law of Donald, Dennis, Donna...
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Karl David Berna

December 27, 1946 - May 24, 2016

Karl David Berna, age 69, U.S. Navy Vet.; Beloved husband of Peggy Berna (nee Neligan); Loving father of Karl (Candy), Peter (Nicole) Berna and Elizabeth (Brian) Kovick; Cherished grandfather of Zach, Caitlin, Dwight, Teegen, Zoe, Orion, Ahron and the late Alex; Proud son of Manetta and the late Karl A. Berna; Dear brother of Jerry (Beverly), Robert (Connie) Berna, Renee (Shorty) Corman and Jimmy...
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Georgene Consolo

June 26, 1959 - May 23, 2016

Georgene “Jean” Consolo, age 82, (nee Yoksoulian) Beloved wife of the late Joseph John; loving mother of Joseph V; dearest sister of Jerry (Grace) and the late Esther (the late George) Gogjain, Mary and Sam (the late Joan) Yoksoulian; cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Thursday 10:30am at Malec & Son Funeral Home, 6000 N. Milwaukee Avenue. Interment Maryhill...
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Annette M. Reese

February 26, 1922 - May 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Thomas Okrie

October 9, 1944 - May 14, 2016

Thomas Okrie, Sr. age 71. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Wiedenhoft); loving father of Thomas Jr. (Melissa), Timothy and Tina (Gerard) Rivello; cherished grandfather of Tom, Megan, Madeline, William Okrie, Athena Okrie, Gerard Jr., Michael and Anthony Rivello; fond brother of Stanley Warner and Gerald Meyer. Visitation Thursday, 3-9 pm. Funeral Friday, 10am at Zimmerman-Sandeman Funeral...
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Richard T. Morgan

December 27, 1938 - May 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Marion Agnes SAFRANEK

February 10, 1921 - May 6, 2016

Marion Agnes Safranek (nee Zastawnik), age 95. Beloved wife of the late Albert; loving mother of Gerald (Kathleen), Deborah and husband and Michael (Sandra); cherished grandmother of Nicholas (Meghan) and Jason (Haley) Safranek; great grandmother of Alex, Ava, Noah and Aiden; dearest sister of the late Margaret (Frank) Kubek, Marie (William) Bocianowski, Paul (Sophie), Helen (Robert) Tibbett,...
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Eileen M. Nelson

December 22, 1931 - May 6, 2016

Eileen M. Nelson(nee Sinarski) age 84, beloved wife of the late Norman F. Nelson. Loving mom of Debra(Tom) Goodridge, Laura(the late Bill) Radius and Norman(Nancy) Nelson. Loving grammie of Bridgette(David) Mitchell, Scott Radius, Jennifer Goodridge, Andrew(Lindsay) Goodridge, Kyle Nelson and step-grammie of Robert(Hayley) Gorski, Stephen Gorski(Josh Brown) and Callie Gorski. Cherished great...
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Christ A. Prkut

June 27, 1929 - April 27, 2016

Christ Prkut, age 86. Cherished brother of John (the late Joanne) Prkut, the late Rita (the late James) Cholke and the late Mary (Theodore) Woehrle; loving uncle of 11 and great uncle of many. Visitation Saturday 9am until time of service at 11:30am. Interment St. Mary Cemetery.
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Dorothy C. Comrie

March 14, 1934 - April 20, 2016

Corinne “Corky” Comrie (nee Hunt), born in Chicago, Il. on March 14, 1934 to the late Mack and Dorothy Hunt. Corinne graduated from Gage Park High School, Chicago, and Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. At the School of Nursing she met her husband, James M. Comrie, M.D., whom she married on February 26, 1955 at Hope Lutheran Church, in Chicago, Il. She worked as a...
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Mary S. Shimabukuro

May 12, 1931 - April 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Mary S. Shimabukuro

May 12, 1931 - April 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Anna Mae Brongel

November 11, 1931 - April 15, 2016

Anna Mae Brongel (nee Mangialardi) Beloved wife of the late Edward A. Brongel Sr.; loving mother of Edward A. Jr.(Michele- special grandma of Archie and Lily), Donald R., and Nicolette J. Brongel; special mother of Robert, Kitty and Jim, Martha and Manny; special grandma of Tyler, Jessica, Jim, Jeffrey, Erick, Jessica, Isabella and Manny III; fond aunt and cousin; dearest friend of Dolores and...
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Violet Latronica

October 12, 1932 - April 15, 2016

Violet L. Latronica (nee Kenzel) age 83. Beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Gary (Carol) and Larry Latronica; cherished grandma of Nicholas (Sara), Anthony (Lesley), Claire (Nick) Carr, Melissa (Joshua) Welch and Amanda Latronica; great grandma of Scarlett, Lucelia, Alexis, Anna and Vanessa; dearest sister of the late Wilbur, Herbert and Mildred; Fond aunt and friend of many...
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Barbara J. Nelson

December 24, 1935 - April 13, 2016

Barbara J. Nelson (nee Vogel). Beloved wife of Kenneth W. Nelson; loving ma of Scott (Margie), Cheryl (Thomas) Byland and Nancy (Jay) Druhan; devoted grandma of Katie (Don) Kolkebeck, Kristen (Bob) Habersat, T.J. Byland, Amber Nelson, Ashley (John) Prepura, Ryan (Laura) Billets, Keith (Desiree) Billets and Shyla (Mark) Ethell; cherished great-grandma of Samantha, Maddie, Ryan, Aria, Addison,...
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Gladys M. Olsen

February 28, 1928 - April 6, 2016

Gladys M. Olsen (nee Wahlstrom) age 88; Beloved wife of the late Paul R. Olsen; Loving mother of Carolyn (Rich) Vazquez, Nancy (Dave) Lamberson, Ken (Donna) Olsen and Gloria (Ron) Williams; Cherished grandmother of Dan (Jessica), Mark Lamberson, Sarah Stewart, Steph (Mike) McHugh, Christie, Jake Olsen, Ben (Heidi), Caleb Williams and Becca (Sergio) Parks; Proud great grandmother of Dalen, Joshua,...
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Jo Anne O'Marrah

October 14, 1951 - March 28, 2016

Jo Anne O’Marrah (nee Alfaro), age 64. Beloved mother of the late James and Ryan; grandmother of 4; loving daughter of Phyllis (nee Herman) and the late Genaro Alfaro; cherished sister of Janice (Ed) Lontka and Genaro (Shirley) Alfaro; dearest aunt and former spouse of James O’Marrah, Ret. CPD.
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Agnes R. Mulder

September 29, 1926 - March 25, 2016

Agnes R. Mulder (nee Nelson) age 89; Beloved wife of the late Clarence M. Mulder; Loving mother of Darlene (Adam) Solano and Ronald (Leslee) Mulder; Cherished grandmother of Dennis Mulder, Deanna (Mike) De Keyser, Julianne (Michael) and Zachary Fiocca; Proud great grandmother of Autumn; Dear sister of Doris Blackman, the late Roy (the late Susie) Nelson, Vivian (the late Larry) Olszewski, Edward ...
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Joan A. Williams

October 21, 1939 - March 22, 2016

Joan A. Williams (nee Purtill) age 76, beloved wife of the late Bernard J. Williams. Loving mom of James(Lorna), Carol(Ray) Maloney, Thomas(Victoria) and the late Daniel Williams. Loving grandma of Justin, Madelyn, Dario and Nicholas Williams, Katie, Joseph, Megan and Matthew Maloney, Ryan and Benjamin Williams. Dear sister of the late John(the late Margie) Purtill, Mary(Bob) Wirtz, Kay(Martin)...
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Robert H. Schifferdecker

February 20, 1926 - March 11, 2016

Robert H. Schifferdecker age 90, beloved husband of the late Marianna(nee Minnich). Loving father of Joseph(Maureen) and Michael Schifferdecker. Proud grandfather of Kristen(Anthony) Whitehurst, Michael and Justin Schifferdecker. Cherished great grandfather of Archer Whitehurst. Dear brother of the late Virginia(the late Harold) Kamenz. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday...
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John B. Cisek

February 6, 1918 - March 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman-Sandeman Blake-Lamb Funeral Ho, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Alice Jane Koenig

December 9, 1930 - February 25, 2016

Alice Jane Koenig(nee Sherman) age 85, loving mother of Thomas L.(Karen), Robert(Geri), Debra(Michael) Muehl and Richard A.(Marian) Koenig. Loving grandmother of Brian, Jeff(Beth), Michael(Eden), Christopher(Barb), Steven(Ericka), Joseph, Stephanie, Andrea and Tim Koenig. Cherished great- grandmother and great aunt of many. Dear sister of Jean(the late Bill) Rhodes. Fond aunt of Donna(Joe) Gould,...
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John Doherty

June 17, 1926 - February 23, 2016

John Doherty, Native of Swinford, County Mayo, Ireland, Beloved husband of Margaret M. (nee Egan) for 59 years. Loving father to Daniel J. Doherty. Dear brother in law of the late Kay Egan. Cherished grandfather to Dawn (Kris) and Katie (Phillip). Proud great grandfather of Hunter, Caelan, Brent, Blake and Jackson. Loving brother of the late Anna Mary (Pat) Loftis, Kathleen (Dennis) Tracy,...
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Nancy L. Sims

April 14, 1940 - February 21, 2016

Nancy L. Sims (nee Matiasek) age 75, also known as “Dotsie the Clown”. Loving mother of Jeffrey(Laurie) and Mark(Barbara) Sims. Loving grandmother of Jeremy, Heather(John) Lei, Jacqueline(Jason) Fiske and Erica. Cherished great- grandmother of Oliver Lei. Dear sister of Roger(Joan) Matiasek. Fond aunt of Matthew(April), Michael(Sandrine) and Megan Matiasek. Visitation Thursday from 2...
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Robert M. Jenkot

May 9, 1952 - February 18, 2016

Robert M. Jenkot formerly of Orland Park, IL. Beloved husband of Alice A. (nee Budil). Loving father of Michael R. Jenkot and Jennifer Anne (David) Segura. Cherished grandfather to Jacob Grey. Proud son of the late Rudolph P. and Lucille Ann (nee Kramer) Jenkot. Dear brother of Mary (Randy) Pettenon. Proud uncle to Anne (Matthew), Beth (Bob), and Scott (Natalie).
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Charles L. Farber

August 13, 1926 - February 16, 2016

Charles L. Farber, age 89. U.S. Marine Corps Veteran. Beloved husband of Alfreda (nee Kruszynski );loving father of Chuck (Susan) and Cary (Kellie); cherished grandfather of Elizabeth (Aaron) Harthan, John Farber, James (Jessi) Farber and Jaclyn (Suman) Vaddi; devoted great-grandfather of Ellie Harthan and Priya Vaddi; dearest uncle of many. Member of American Legion Jackson Park Post #555....
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John A. Nordstrom

August 19, 1924 - February 16, 2016

John A. Nordstrom, age 91. U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved son of the late John and Augusta (nee Persson); dearest brother of Britta (the late Clifford) Johnson; loving uncle of Cheryl Johnson and Linda (Gary) Kozak; cherished great uncle of Paul Kozak. Retired Deputy Chief Probation Officer for 42 years at the Cook County Juvenile Court. Lying in State Monday 9am until time of service at 10am at...
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Halia Garcia

October 4, 1919 - February 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Helen Duncan

December 7, 1926 - February 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Bernice M. Jusas

August 14, 1923 - February 11, 2016

Bernice M. Jusas (nee Adamowicz) age 92. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Jusas; loving sister of the late Virginia G. Skimel, Leo C. Adams. John T. Adams and Harriet S. Vacherlon; cherished aunt and great aunt of many. Visitation Monday, 10am until time of service at 12pm. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
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Florence A. Silzer

March 10, 1924 - February 2, 2016

Florence A. Silzer (nee Erickson), age 91. Beloved wife of the late Charles and cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 4-8pm at Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home, 5200 W. 95th Street. Lying in state Saturday, 9:30-10:30am at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4660 W. 94th St. Funeral service at 10:30am. Interment Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery.
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Richard J. Mazur

October 28, 1932 - February 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman-Sandeman Blake-Lamb Funeral Ho, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Mary Therese Mullee

October 9, 1939 - January 29, 2016

Mary "Maureen" Mullee beloved wife of Thomas E. Mullee. Loving mother of Aileen (Guy DiTuri). Proud grandmother of Caitlin, Ryan, Erin and Meghan. Dear sister of the late Kathleen, Doreen, and Rosie. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Retired after 40 years of teaching at St. Catherine of Genoa and St. Denis Catholic Schools.
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Florence C. Lakomiak

August 1, 1920 - January 26, 2016

Florence C. Lakomiak(nee Keiner) age 95, beloved wife of the late Raymond Lakomiak Sr. Loving mom of Clara(the late Frederick) Barrett, Joan Lakomiak, Edward Lakomiak, the late Raymond Lakomiak Jr. and the late Jean(the late Chester) Olejinczak. Loving grandma of 9, great grandma of 19 and great great grandma of 4. Dear sister of the late Elmer, Frederick, Charles, Arthur and Rita. Dear sister-in...
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Timothy Robert Sauter

January 17, 1955 - January 25, 2016

Timothy Robert Sauter, age 61, of Tennessee. Cherished son of Robert and Arlene Sauter; loving brother of Thomas (Laura) Sauter; beloved uncle of Brittany (Nicholas) Quinn, Thomas and Adam Sauter; dearest great uncle of Autumn Quinn; former spouse of Tina Marie Newman (nee Mongello) and fond friend of many. Proud Shriner and previous Master of Lawn Lodge #815. Memorial visitation Friday 3-9pm at...
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Laura E. Pinturich

September 23, 1929 - January 24, 2016

Laura E. Pinturich (nee Ohl) age 86, formerly of Oak Lawn, IL. went to be with the Lord on January 24, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Louis ”Red” Pinturich. Loving mother of Tom(Irene) Pinturich and Louann(Kyle) Riek. Loving grandmother of David and Karl Pinturich, Lee (Jessica) Riek, and Ashley (Shane) Flannery. Cherished great grandmother of Trevor Riek and Jordan...
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Judith L. Arminas

June 7, 1940 - January 17, 2016

Judith Arminas (nee Wells), age 75, Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Arminas; loving mother of Jane (Bryan) Zima of Homer Glen, JoAnne (Thomas) Lyons of Midlothian and Joseph (Doni) of Susanville, CA; cherished grandmother of Thomas (Kristen) Lyons, Breanna Zima, Valerie (Casey) White, Melissa Lyons, Austin Zima and Joseph Arminas; adoring great grandmother of Harper and Kinsley Lyons and Casey...
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Elizabeth A. Lawler

November 30, 1939 - January 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman-Sandeman Blake-Lamb Funeral Ho, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Dorothy I. Dasbach

February 24, 1923 - January 13, 2016

Dorothy I. Dasbach (nee Swanson) age 92; Beloved wife of the late Eugene T. Langan and Jacob Dasbach; Loving mother of Jean Langan (Michael) Heins and Eileen Langan; Cherished grandmother of Karolyn (Michael) Winkowski; Proud daughter of the late Florence and Edmund Swanson; Dear sister of Jean (the late Thomas J.) Downey; Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews; Friend to all who met her....
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Frederick Edward Barrett

July 31, 1941 - January 8, 2016

Frederick E. Barrett, age 74. Beloved father of Sandra (Gregory) Bay, Deborah Barrett, LeRoy Barrett and Gregory (Sharna) Fielder; cherished grandfather of Frederick Malcolm, Daniel (Nicole) Malcolm, Santiago Bay, David Malcolm, Vanessa Bay, Alexandra Bay, Gregory Bay and Jayden Fielder; Jason Barrett, Michael Paesano, loving great-grandfather of Ryan and Lilliana Malcolm, Bryson and Benjamin Bay...
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Suzanne M. Carballo

December 28, 1941 - January 3, 2016

Suzanne M. Carballo (nee Rottet) age 74. Beloved wife of the late Antonio Carballo, MD; loving sister of Carol Ann (Arnold) Krebs and Adele Rottet; cherished aunt of James Rottet, Richard (Nicole) Learakos and Nina Evelyn Rottet Learakos, Rob (Christie) Krebs and Lisa Krebs; adoring great-aunt of Jason and Eric Learakos and Ryan, Katie and Conner Krebs. Visitation Tuesday 3-9pm at Zimmerman...
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John D. Burke

October 2, 1950 - December 19, 2015

John ("Johnny") Burke, age 65, at rest on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Beloved son of the late Maria and late John; Loving brother to Edward, Nancy, Arleen and the late Daniel; Loving father to Michael (Corinne) Burke; Proud grandfather of Jacob and Noah. An Army veteran who overcame great obstacles throughout his life, John will be missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers,...
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Daniel M. Burke

February 21, 1957 - December 17, 2015

Daniel ("Danny") Burke, age 58, at rest on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Beloved son of the late Maria and late John; Loving brother to the late John, Edward, Nancy and Arleen; Dear uncle of Michael (Corinne) Burke; Proud great-uncle of Jacob and Noah. An all-around great guy with a heart of gold, Dan will truly be missed by all whose lives he touched. In lieu of flowers, donations may...
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Athena Bartlett-Bozek

December 25, 1933 - December 14, 2015

Athena Bartlett-Bozek beloved wife of the late Donald G. Bartlett and the late Richard G. Bozek. Loving mother of Susan (Cliff) Lundquist and Jennifer Bartlett (Richard Kelly) and the late Christine H. Bartlett. Dear sister of Helen (late Peter) Xeros, Harry (late Ann) Haros and James (Rose) Haros. Loving Aunt to Dexter, James, Nick, Mark, James, Evan, Thomas and Aunt & Godmother to Vicky.
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Ann L. STACEY

December 26, 1922 - December 13, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Bernard J. Williams

May 20, 1938 - December 9, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Kenneth V. Radakovits

May 10, 1951 - December 7, 2015

Kenneth V. Radakovits age 64, beloved husband of Judith D.(nee Sutherlin). Loving father of Jennifer and Kevin Radakovits. Dear brother of Rosemary Piser. Dear brother-in-law of James Sutherlin, Thomas(JoAnn) Sutherlin and Aaron(the late Linda) Johnson. Ken was a longtime engineer with Peacock Engineer Company, Kraft Industries and Quaker Oats Company. He was also a collector of classic cars and...
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Shirley C. Anaman

February 23, 1929 - December 7, 2015

Shirley C. Anaman, (nee Wenzel) age 86. Beloved wife of the late Leonard E. Anaman; devoted mother of Ronald, Deborah (Daniel) Hansen, Hugh and Tim Anaman; proud grandmother of Laura (Anthony) Brookhouse, Daniel L. Hansen and Shaunna (Jeremy) Bischoff; cherished great-grandmother of Jessica Lynn Hansen, Cheyenne Brooklynn Bischoff and Jacob Daniel Hansen; dearest sister of Betty Kneuss, Audrey...
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Carl E. Benzing

August 9, 1925 - December 4, 2015

Carl E. Benzing, Beloved husband of Maxine I. (nee Jones). Loving father of Kevin (Roseann), Cynthia Green, and the late Carl Stephen Benzing & Mark D. Benzing. Proud grandfather of Amy (Christopher) Sybrandy, Erik Green & Bridgette Green. Dear brother of Bonnie (George) Lamich. Uncle to many nieces and nephews.
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William S. Walsh

March 26, 1923 - November 27, 2015

William “Bill” Walsh, age 92, WWII U.S. Army Veteran; Beloved husband of 66 years of Shirley (nee Wagner); loving father of Bill (Sally) Walsh, Kathleen Walsh, Patricia (the late Paul “Rob”) Robinson, Robert (Denise) Walsh and Maureen (Robert) Bubulka; cherished grandfather of Nicholas (Hiral) Bubulka, John (Fiancée Lindsey Wilson) Walsh, Paul Robinson, Stephen ...
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David G. Lapinski

November 18, 1956 - November 25, 2015

David G. Lapinski Beloved husband of Luann (nee Lukowski). Loving father of Laura, Daniel and Michelle. Cherished grandfather of Kailyn Lapinski. Proud son of Edward and the late Beverly Lapinski. Dear brother to the late Edward Allen Lapinski and uncle to many nieces & nephews. Union pipefitter for over 30 years with local 597. Visitation is from 2-9 P.M. Friday at the Zimmerman &...
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Adrienne Banas

July 11, 1935 - November 13, 2015

Adrienne Banas, age 80 (nee Michalak); loving mother of Robert (Zorina) Banas, Lisa (John Jr. CFD) Chickerillo and Michael Banas; cherished grandmother of John Chickerillo III, B.I. PD., Nicole Chickerillo U.S.M.C, Robert (Julie) Banas Jr., SSG. U.S. Army and Katherine (Narayan 2LT U. S. Army ) Penate; devoted great grandmother of Irelynn, Meera and Radharani Banas. Memorial gathering Friday,...
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Elizabeth J. O'Connor

December 10, 1923 - November 11, 2015

Elizabeth “Betty” O’Connor (nee O’Keefe), age 91. Beloved mother of Tim (Heather), Lori (Mike) Mitrick, Jean (Eli) Luchini, Diane (Paul) Nemoy, Tom (Michelle) and Jackie (Steve) Nye; loving grandmother of Ian (Heidi), Chris (Michelle), Brian (Ely), Jennifer, Jessica, Matthew, Emily (Dominik) Meyer, Matthew, Maggie, Jacqueline, Katie, John, Thomas and Elizabeth; cherished...
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James A. Loehr

August 17, 1950 - November 1, 2015

James A. Loehr age 65, beloved husband of Catherine”Kitty”(nee Cleary). Loving dad of James and Jeffrey(Nicole) Loehr. Cherished grandpa of Jeremy, Jonathan, Jeffrey, Joshua, Nicholas, James and Christian Loehr. Dear brother of Robert G. Loehr and the late Judith M. Loehr. Fond uncle of Tyler, Eric, Jessica , Kayla and Laura. Loving son of the late James A. and the late Mary F. (nee...
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Joseph G. Geimer

December 6, 1960 - November 1, 2015

Joseph G. Geimer age 54, of Evergreen Park, IL. passed away November 1, 2015. Beloved son of Dick and Betty(nee Falvey) Geimer. Loving brother of Ann(Roger) Wright, Jean(Mike) Fitzmaurice, Mary(Bill) O’Neil, Sue(Al) Reisman, Gail(Greg) Wolf, John(Cristin) Geimer and Bill(Mandy) Geimer. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Joe will be missed by all who knew him. Visitation from 3-9 p.m....
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Jacqueline J. McMahon

March 29, 1947 - October 30, 2015

The Jackie McMahon Memorial fundOn October 30th after a long hard fought battle with cancer our mom passed. In lieu of flowers we have set up a memorial fund through the McMahon foundation. My mom really enjoyed spending time with my sister and I on our deck, enjoying the environment and wildlife. We continually talked about planting a tree in our backyard. We are planning a tree planting...
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Henry J. Grojean

February 27, 1927 - October 28, 2015

Henry J. Grojean, age 88, WWII U.S. Navy Vet.; Loving son of the late Joseph H. and Othelia R. Grojean; Dear brother of Frances M. (the late Ray) Klomer, Sr. Mary Cecile S.P., Carita M. Grojean, the late Sr. Mary Germaine S.P., Cordelia C. (the late Bob) Brasch, and Joseph L. (the late Rita) Grojean; Fond uncle of 40+ nieces and nephews.
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Joseph J. Renn

September 26, 1924 - October 27, 2015

Joseph J. Renn, age 91 at peace on October 27, 2015, US Navy Veteran, WW-2. Beloved Husband and best friend for 67 years to Dorothy (nee Wojtecki). Loving dad of Jim (Laurie), Carl (Kathy), & Ralph Renn. Proud grandpa of Ryan (Caroline), Amanda, Karlie (Ryan) Krehbiel, Eric, Aaron, Jackie, Emily, & Alex Renn, and great-grandpa of Julian. Dear brother of Helen Smuda, the late Chester, ...
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June Marie Geiger

November 14, 1926 - October 27, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman-Sandeman Blake-Lamb Funeral Ho, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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George G. Kapanowski

August 18, 1936 - October 23, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman-Sandeman Blake-Lamb Funeral Ho, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Francis J. HOCK

February 3, 1926 - October 23, 2015

Francis J. Hock age 89 , WWII Navy Veteran, beloved husband of the late Jewel(nee VanWinkle). Loving grandpa of Lisa A.(John) Hannan. Loving papa of Kevin Lake, Jacob and Jesse Hannan. Father of Kenneth R. Hock. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home, 5200 W. 95th Street Oak Lawn, IL 60453....
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Margaret J. Gruchot

July 26, 1933 - October 22, 2015

Margaret J.”Peggy” Gruchot age 82, beloved wife of John Gruchot. Loving mom of Steven(Alice) Gruchot, Linda Gruchot and David(Dawn)Gruchot. Cherished grandma of Caitlin and Jessica Gruchot. Dear sister of Arthur Vandermar and the late Raymond(Joan)Vandermar.
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Ruth Marie Lang

February 28, 1931 - October 14, 2015

Ruth Marie Lang (nee Aprile), age 84. Loving daughter of the late Sam and Ruth Aprile; beloved wife of the late John R. Lang; loving mother of Judy (Dean) Kleinhenz and John (Maureen) Lang; caring grandmother of Kelly Kleinhenz, Laura (Paul) Slonskis and Jeff (fiance Val Kinczyk) Kleinhenz and Michelle and Allison Lang; cherished great grandma of Jacob and Rudie Slonskis; dear sister of Dolores...
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Norreen Witt

March 14, 1934 - October 14, 2015

Norreen L. Witt, (nee Dzimidas), age 81 years, Beloved wife of 35 years of Ronald; loving mother of Lawrence (Mary Lou) McNamara, Dennis McNamara, Adrianne (Carl) Everhart, Steven (the late Andrea)McNamara, Susan (Jay) Coleman, the late Katherine Aguilar, and Cindy (Kevin) Hankins, Mark (Sandy) Witt and Pamela (Mike) Pape; proud grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 8; dearest sister of...
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David Gene Swanson

July 24, 1919 - October 11, 2015

David "Gene" Swanson, Ret. U.S.C.G. Beloved husband of the late Mitzi M. Swanson. Loving father of Lisa K. (Gary) Berst and Kristin S. (James) Hartnett. Cherished Opa of Ali, Emily, and Hannah. Proud member of the Beverly Ridge Lions Club, Pheasants Forever and the Ducks Unlimited Club. Former Owner of Mal's Men's Shop in Oak Lawn, IL. for over 20 years.
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James C. Polchaire

November 25, 1919 - October 1, 2015

James C. Polchaire, age 95, WWII Army Vet.; Beloved husband of the late Hazel M. Polchaire (nee Bottens); Loving father of Virginia (the late Robert) Bishop, Carol (John) Zulpa, the late Richard Polchaire and Sandra Koepke; Cherished grandfather of Christine Griggs, Adam (Megan), Bryan Bishop, Brendan (Jennifer) Pruse, Shannon (Matt) Simon, Michael (Melissa) and James Zulpa; Proud great...
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Maryanna A. Bakunas

November 10, 1925 - September 28, 2015

Maryanna A. Bakunas (nee Letkiewicz) age 89; Beloved wife of the late Michael Bakunas and Peter Paul Mistina; Loving mother of Mark (Joyce), Peter (Barbara), Steve (Cher) Mistina and the late Elaine Morrissy; Cherished grandmother of 12 and great grandmother of 6. Visitation Saturday 9:00 A.M. at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home, 9900 W. 143rd St., until time of prayers 10:00 A.M. to St...
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William F. Dahlke

July 2, 1954 - September 23, 2015

William (Bill) Frederick Dahlke, age 61, passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Julie Marie (nee Blanda); loving father of Stephen (Lindsay, nee Shandro) and Suzanne. Papa to Hailey and Oliver William. Brother to Ferne (Ron) Kuipers and Lorraine (Jack) Walton. Godfather to Jacob Kolodziejczyk. Uncle and Great Uncle to many. Son of the late...
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William F. Dahlke

July 2, 1954 - September 23, 2015

William (Bill) Frederick Dahlke, age 61, passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Julie Marie (nee Blanda); loving father of Stephen (Lindsay, nee Shandro) and Suzanne. Papa to Hailey and Oliver William. Brother to Ferne (Ron) Kuipers and Lorraine (Jack) Walton. Godfather to Jacob Kolodziejczyk. Uncle and Great Uncle to many. Son of the late...
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Ruby C. HIBBS

January 22, 1937 - September 22, 2015

Ruby C. Hibbs age 78, beloved wife of the late Frank E. Hibbs. Loving mom of Peter M. Hibbs, Jennifer L. (Brian) Breitzman and Patrick J. Hibbs. Cherished MiMi of Michael Walker and Abby Breitzman. Dear sister of Barbara Hoffmeister and Michael(Sharon Larson) Lindstrom. Fond aunt of Michael, Jeffrey, Eric, Dennis and Anne Marie. Visitation Saturday 4-8 p.m. with a Memorial Service at 7:00 p.m. at...
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Mabel L. Jensen

March 25, 1919 - September 22, 2015

Mabel L. Jensen (nee Peterson) beloved wife of the late Christ "Sonny", loving mother of Chris J. (Mary) and Carol J. Reda, proud grandmother of Eric J. Jensen (Alex), Jana (Scott) Spencer, Eric A. Fischer, Carrie (Steven) LaDue, Timothy (Kelly) Reda, Christopher Reda, and Kayla Reda. Cherished great grandmother of Sofia, Mason, Siena, Tate and Addison Mabel. Dear Aunt to many nieces...
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Edna M. Baker

February 5, 1931 - September 18, 2015

Edna M. Baker (nee Hauser) age 84; Beloved wife of W. Earl Baker; Loving mother of Earl D. (Pam) Baker, Kathleen (Ernest) Dubes of Missouri, Janet (Theodore) Zaker, Jean (David) Harris, Ann (Ron) Hullett and Julie (Mike) Baker-Sullivan; Cherished grandmother of 17 and great grandmother of 24; Proud daughter of the late Theodore and Anna Hauser; Dear sister of the late Ted (the late Barbara) and...
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Justin Billy Martin

September 26, 1976 - September 14, 2015

Justin Billy Martin, age 38. Beloved husband of Alicia (nee Cesta); cherished son of Maureen (nee Koch) and the late Joseph Martin; loving brother of Erica Burke and Paul Martin; brother-in-law of Rebecca (Tyler) Turgeau and Zackary Austell; proud uncle of Amanda, Alyssa, Colin and Sarah and Samuel, Caleb and Aubrey; dearest son-in-law of Bonnie (Bob) Austell and Joseph (Karen) Cesta; fond nephew...
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Arthur G. Moline

December 9, 1917 - September 10, 2015

Arthur G. Moline age 97, Veteran USAAF, beloved husband of the late Marguerite S. Moline. Loving father of Daniel(Nancy), Randall(Siga) and the late Tommy Moline. Loving grandfather of Clayton, Dustin, Amanda, Kimberly, Thomas, Edward, Anna, and Stephanie. Cherished great-grandfather of Ramesses. Dear brother of Gladys Buhle, the late Alan, the late Carl”Shorty”, the late Florence Neu...
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Charlotte E. Fromhagen

June 28, 1919 - September 7, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Rose Marie Cantu

December 2, 1926 - August 31, 2015

Rose Marie Cantu (nee Smith) age 88; Beloved wife of the late Olaf Cantu; Dear sister of the late Ray Smith; Cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews.
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Maria Del Refugio Valdes de Leon

July 4, 1932 - August 26, 2015

Maria del Refugio Valdes de Leon, beloved mother of Roggi O. (Isabel) Garcia of Kennesaw, GA and Paloma Yoaline (Scott) Sandeman. Proud grandmother of April, Andrew, Roggi F., Tonny and Danny. Cherished great-grandmother of Anjelina. Dear sister of Ruben, Gilberto, Argelia, Miguel, Rosalinda, Jose, Juanita and the late Micaelina and Alfredo. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.
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Donald S. Weiss

February 9, 1937 - August 21, 2015

Donald S. Weiss, age 78; Beloved husband of Patricia J. Weiss (nee Blocki); Loving father of Michelle M. (John) Gonzalez C.P.D., Cindy (Bill) Miller, Donald M. (Kathy) Weiss and Mary Beth (Jeff) Burger; Cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Samantha, Julia Maras, Carolyn, Matthew, Kenneth Weiss, Lauren and Emily Burger; Dear brother of the late Christine (the late Sherman) Butler, Camille (the late...
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Marjorie Ann Price

April 1, 1933 - August 20, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman-Sandeman Blake-Lamb Funeral Ho, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Priscilla M. Pribyl

November 7, 1941 - August 13, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman-Sandeman Blake-Lamb Funeral Ho, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Eugene R. Maracic

June 29, 1931 - August 7, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman-Sandeman Blake-Lamb Funeral Ho, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Marc A. Tarver

September 17, 1970 - August 1, 2015

Marc A. Tarver beloved son of Ilene (nee Gordon) and the late Harold Tarver. Dear Grandson of Annette Reese and the late John Tarver. Loving brother of Jodi (Brian) Rusthoven and Bill (Kim) Tarver. Proud uncle to Jake Richerme, Seth and Ethan Tarver. Nephew of Leeanne and Dennis Zeb. Godfather to Courteney Cranston and close friend of Laura Hamilton and Lisa Donnelly. In lieu of flowers,...
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Walter Pierce

April 2, 1927 - July 31, 2015

Walter W. “Billy” Pierce beloved husband of 65 years to Gloria(nee McCreadie). Loving father of William Pierce, Patricia(the late Jerry) Crowley and Robert(Jeanette) Pierce. Loving grandfather of Erin(Jeff) Miller, Jaclyn Crowley(fiancé Ryan Stachorek), Zachary Pierce(fiancé Lauren Bogart), William Crowley and Sean Pierce. Cherished great-grandfather of Michaela Miller....
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Lola Arlene Buss

August 1, 1933 - July 28, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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John Luye

December 22, 1920 - July 27, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Stanley C. Stawarz

January 12, 1926 - July 16, 2015

STANLEY C. STAWARZ US NAVY VET WWII, BELOVED HUSBAND OF HENRIETTA W. (NEE ROTH) STAWARZ. LOVING FATHER OF STEVEN P. (JEAN), STANLEY “CHUCK” (LUPE) , JAMES (BRENDA) STAWARZ AND STACY (KEN) RYCKMAN. PROUD GRANDFATHER OF BRADLEY, RYAN, KATHARINE, ANDREW, REBECCA, AND JAMES. DEAR UNCLE AND GREAT UNCLE TO MANY NIECES AND NEPHEWS. RETIRED FROM INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER COMPANY...
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Shirley M. Kolb

August 24, 1930 - July 13, 2015

Shirley M. Kolb (nee Smith) age 84, Loving daughter of Joseph R. Smith and Mabel R. Wiedow. Dear sister of Alice M.(the late Donald F.) Kaminski and step-sister of Phyllis (the late Ronald) Raske. Fond aunt of David D., Eric J.(Patty), Todd A. and the late Jeffrey A. Kaminski. Cherished great-aunt of Jacob A. Kaminski. Services and interment were held privately. In lieu of flowers memorials made...
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Doris A. Schick

August 14, 1931 - July 6, 2015

Doris A. Schick (nee Schwenkel) age 83, passed away July 6, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Harry G. Schick Jr. Loving mom of Harry G. Schick III, Julie A. Polk and John G.(Paula) Schick. Loving grandma of Michael A. Polk, Logan and Lauren Schick. Dear sister of Rita M.(the late David J.) Benjamin and the late Raymond H.(Theresa) Schwenkel. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday...
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Harry G. Schick

October 20, 1930 - July 3, 2015

Harry G. Schick Jr., Veteran U.S.M.C. age 84, passed away July 3, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Doris A.(nee Schwenkel). Loving dad of Harry G. Schick III, Julie A. Polk and John G.(Paula) Schick. Loving papa of Michael A. Polk, Logan and Lauren Schick. Dear brother of the late Robert(Bernadette) Schick and Gloria(Robert) Kalchbrenner. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation...
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Barbara M. Hackiewicz

December 15, 1930 - July 3, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Shirley R. Bokina

March 31, 1923 - June 27, 2015

Shirley R. Bokina, age 92 (nee Roe); beloved wife of the late Henry Bokina and the late Clarence Hosman; loving mother of Susan (Paul) Welch, Deborah (Floyd) Larson and Judith (Donald) Olijar; dear step-mother of Mary Joyce (Albert) Fink and Jerome Bokina; cherished grandmother of 7 and great-grandmother of 4; fond sister of the late Arthur (the late Mae) Roe, Eileen (the late Clarence) Shallow...
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Hugo Joseph SABATINI

April 14, 1926 - June 25, 2015

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

August 25, 1947 - June 16, 2015

Bernard A. Sturmer, Loving father of Ryan and Jennifer. Beloved son of the late Darleen and Bernard Sturmer. Dear Brother to Sharon (late William) Ledwell. Fond uncle to William, Michael and David Ledwell.
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