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Dorly Roman McCraw

March 31, 1932 - February 12, 2017

Dorly Roman McCraw, age 84. Native of Brazil. Beloved wife of the late Raymond McCraw; loving step-mother of Nick (Joan) McCraw; dearest friend of Wilma Riegel and many others. Memorial Mass Friday, 10:45am at St. Michael Church, 14327 Highland Ave; Orland Park.
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Mary Lou Homolka

September 29, 1956 - February 10, 2017

Mary Lou Homolka, age 60. Loving mother of Steven Hempel and the late Scott Hempel; cherished daughter of the late Harry and Lucille Hughes; beloved sister of Carol Ann Watt, Matthew, Mark, Greg (Shelle), Jennifer (Jason) Allington and the late Harry Hughes; dearest aunt of many; loyal friend of Viktoria Keister and many others. Visitation Friday 3-9pm, funeral Saturday 10am from Orland Funeral...
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Robert J. Fries

March 5, 1925 - February 8, 2017

Robert J. Fries age 91, Vet. U.S. Navy, beloved husband of the late Rhea B.(nee Brennan). Loving father of Eileen Kent, Thomas (Patrice) Fries, Michael Fries, Rhea (Gary) Boldman, Daniel (Trish) Fries and Diane (James) DeMoss. Proud grandfather of 10 and great grandfather of 12. Services and interment were held privately.
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Valerie M. Angstrom

May 16, 1934 - February 2, 2017

Valerie M. Angstrom, former resident of Oak Lawn and Jennings Terrace, Aurora, Illinois. Best friend and beloved wife of the late James A. Angstrom for 27 years. Proud and loving mother of Lizbeth (Bruce) Morrison, Vivian (John) Stewart and Leandra (Thomas) Pottle. Proud and Loving grandmother of Andrew (Courtney), Alexander and Aaron Morrison, Foster and Michael Pottle and Emma, Halli and...
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Dorothy M. Walton

July 10, 1927 - February 1, 2017

Dorothy M. Walton (nee Fondee) age 89. Beloved wife of the late John L. Walton; loving mother of Jack (Lori), Janet (Tom) Derrico, Ron, Ken (Deirdre), Debbie (Brian) Bulanda and Tom Walton; adored grandma of 16; cherished great-grandma of 24 with two on the way; dearest sister of Anna Marie (Ken) Keck and the late Bob Fondee; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews and devoted friend of many; very...
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Walter J. Stucke

May 24, 1940 - January 28, 2017

Walter J. Stucke Jr. Veteran U.S. Army, Loving father to Jeffrey, Daniel, Andrew, Steven (Leah), and Walter (Sheryl Ann) Stucke. Proud grandfather of Jeffrey Scott Stucke. Cherished great grandfather to Aubree Pagee Stucke. Dear brother of Raymond and Joy (Larry). Uncle of many nieces and nephews and beloved cousin.
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Sherry L. Howard-Brucato

July 18, 1965 - January 28, 2017

Sherry L. Howard-Brucato, age 51. Beloved wife of Richard; cherished mother of Bianca; devoted daughter of Alma (nee Ashack) and the late James; beautiful step-daughter of Thomas McAuliffe; loving sister of Jacqueline ( Donald) McKinney; dearest daughter-in-law of Paul and Judith Brucato; fond sister-in-law of Joseph (Debbie), Michael and Brian (Kristen) Brucato; aunt of Chloe, Aidan, Hannah,...
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Maria Kaczor

November 22, 1958 - January 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Lillian Beavan

March 29, 1923 - January 25, 2017

Lillian D. Beavan (nee Lind), age 93. Beloved wife of the late Jack; devoted daughter of the late Charles and Anna Lind (nee Karlson); loving sister of the late Lester (Dorothy) Lind; dearest sister-in-law of the late Florence (the late Thomas) Paul, the late William (the late Ada) Beavan, the late Robert (the late Carla) Gladys and the late Ellis (the late Leola) Beavan; cherished aunt, great...
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David A. Brand

October 11, 1941 - January 25, 2017

David A. Brand, age 75. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Meskis); loving father of Justin, David (Lynnea) and Patricia Brand; cherished grandfather of Nolan; fond brother of the late Robert (Lois) Keller, Art Keller, Richard (the late Barbara) Brand and Barbara (the late Dennis) Dillon; uncle of many; long-time friend of Frank and Diane Juravic and many others. Visitation Sunday 3-8pm. Funeral...
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Florence M. Vancoevorden

January 17, 1935 - January 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Rita M. Girten

June 20, 1931 - January 22, 2017

Rita M. Girten (nee Mullally) age 85, beloved wife of the late Bernard J. Girten. Loving mom of Joseph(Sandy), Phillip(Charise) and Janet Girten. Loving grandma of Joseph(Jackie) Girten , Laurie Girten (Bill Bybee), Michelle(Peter) Sprecher and Kathryn(James) Schramm. Cherished GiGi of Joey & Joshua Girten and Isabelle & Norah Sprecher. Rita had a long retail career with Montgomery Ward....
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Sandra Mary Malone

September 4, 1935 - January 20, 2017

Sandra Mary Malone (nee Gill) Beloved wife of the late Gerald J. Loving mother of Julie Criddle, Kathy Domagalski, Mikki Bitten, Spike (Keri) Malone, Kevin (Donna) Malone, Kelly (Steve) Florek and the late Susan Bedell. Proud grandma to Leonard (Melissa), Jeremy (Lara), Timothy Criddle, Traci (Troy) Donnelly, Jerry (Nikki), Chris (Elaina), Mike and Anthony Domagalski, Allison and Brad Bitten,...
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Theodore J. Barabasz

November 16, 1919 - January 20, 2017

Theodore J. Barabasz, age 97, U.S. Army WWII Vet.; Proud son of the late Joseph and Mary Barabasz; Dear brother of Arthur (Harriet), the late Walter (the late Antoinette) Barabasz, Helen (the late John) Bialic, Wanda (the late Stanley) Sowa, Florence and Eugene Barabasz; Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Family and friends to gather Saturday, January 28, 2017, at St. Michael Church for Mass...
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Philomena O'Shea

February 6, 1930 - January 17, 2017

Philomena “Phyllis” O’Shea (nee Murphy) age 86, native of County Mayo, Ireland, at peace on January 17, 2017; Beloved wife and best friend for 57 years of the late Michael A. O’Shea; Loving mother of Marge (the late Kenny) Adreani, Paul (the late Joyce) O’Shea, Brenda (Bill) Burger and the late Mary Lou (Dave) Matthiesen; Proud “Nana” of Michael, Ray,...
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Philomena O'Shea

February 6, 1930 - January 17, 2017

Philomena “Phyllis” O’Shea (nee Murphy) age 86, native of County Mayo, Ireland, at peace on January 17, 2017; Beloved wife and best friend for 57 years of the late Michael A. O’Shea; Loving mother of Marge (the late Kenny) Adreani, Paul (the late Joyce) O’Shea, Brenda (Bill) Burger and the late Mary Lou (Dave) Matthiesen; Proud “Nana” of Michael, Ray,...
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Lorraine Garber

January 13, 1948 - January 16, 2017

Lorraine F. Garber(nee Grzybowski) age 69, loving mother of Carl(Susan McGlynn) Garber. Dedicated daughter of the late Stephaine and Louis Grzybowski. Visitation Monday 9:00 a.m.at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home, 5200 w. 95th St. Oak Lawn, IL 60453 until time of memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Interment of cremains will be at Resurrection Cemetery immediately following the memorial...
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Willard E. Mormann

May 7, 1925 - January 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Margaret Mary Dooling

August 24, 1928 - January 11, 2017

Margaret Mary "Bubs" Dooling (nee Haffner) of Homer Glen, passed away peacefully, January 11, 2017 at her home. Born August 24, 1928 in Chicago, Margaret Mary is the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Eileen Agnes (Malone) Haffner. She was raised in Chicago, attended Little Flower Grammar School and graduated from Mercy High School. On June 14, 1952, Margaret Mary married the love of her...
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Antonette Tuttle

January 22, 1955 - January 7, 2017

Antonette Tuttle, (nee Leone) age 61; Beloved wife and best friend of Howard (Bill) Tuttle for 36 years, passed peacefully January 7, 2017, after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. Devoted mother of Kristina Tuttle, Scott (Lindsay) Tuttle and Joseph (fiancée Kelly Christensen) Tuttle; beloved daughter of the late Donato & Lucia Leone; cherished sister of Marianne (Michele)...
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Dolores Shimek

September 19, 1932 - January 5, 2017

Dolores was born on September 19, 1932 in Oak Park, Illinois and passed away at home at age 84, on January 5, 2017, after a long illness. She is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Eldon R. Shimek and her sister Mary Lou Bojan; and preceded in death by her sister Nancy Foster. Loving mother of Lucille Rose (Jonathan) Catt, Fredrick James (Lynn) Shimek, Diane Marilyn (Gerald) Aurenz and...
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Harold E. JOHNSON

September 7, 1924 - January 4, 2017

Harold E. Johnson, U.S. Navy WWII Vet., age 92, passed away peacefully January 4, 2017. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Aileen J. (nee Magnuson) Johnson; Loving father of Craig (Mary Beth) Johnson; Cherished grandfather of Erik and David Johnson; Visitation Saturday 1:00 P.M. at the Orland Funeral Home, 9900 W. 143rd St., until time of service at 3:00 P.M. Visitation Friday January 13,...
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Madeline M. Gadomski

May 23, 1928 - December 25, 2016

Madeline M. Gadomski age 88 (nee Albrecht) beloved wife of the late Edward V. Gadomski. Loving mother of Cindi(Ron) Polickey, Sandra(Mike) Minervini and Susan(Phil) Domagalski. Loving gram of Jayson(Caroline) Polickey, Nicole(Jeff) Swallow, Michael, LCDR U.S. Navy(Laura) Minervini, Jayme(Larry) Shipman, Allyson(Glenn) Hudy, Stephen(Mariana) Domagalski, Ross(Ashley) Minervini, Beth(Russell, LCDR U...
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Sharon S. Trella

August 31, 1959 - December 24, 2016

Sharon “Sue” Trella age 57, beloved wife of George H. Trella. Loving mother of Jammie Robertson, Jim Trella and Jordan Trella. Dear daughter of the late Charles Robertson and Carol Sue Grossclose. Loving sister of Karen Kahl-Bretz, Charles “Pete” Robertson, Dora “Dorie” Robertson, Mary “Missy” Miller and Mark “Chop” Palmo. Fond sister-in...
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Jean V. Jackstis

May 22, 1928 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Gregory Gaal

October 22, 1925 - December 23, 2016

Gregory Gaal, age 91, native of Hungary. Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Murphy); loving father of Gloria (Larry) Karnes, Georgina (former spouse, Orlando Insignares) Gaal, Stephen Gregory (the late Maria), Roseann Kwak, Eileen (the late George Cruz) Harper, Gregory Patrick Gaal and Bernadette (Billy) Smith; cherished grandfather of Sean Gaal, Spring, Danielle and Jordan, Kara (her father Kenny)...
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Bobby Fay Warsaw

June 18, 1928 - December 22, 2016

Warsaw, Bobby Fay age 88 of Lockport, passed away peacefully December 22, 2016 with his loving family by his side. Bob is survived by his loving family; children, Raquel (late David) Cichy, Susan, Robert A., Thomas (Karin Carlson), Jeffery (Caryn), Patricia (Richard) McGrath, and Kenneth Warsaw; sister-in-law to Helen Escobedo; grandchildren, Michael (Kyndall) and David Cichy, Kaley and Jaclyn...
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Barbara Caroline Schmeltzer

August 2, 1913 - December 22, 2016

Barbara Caroline Schmeltzer, age 103, Beloved wife of the late August Schmeltzer. Loving mother of Richard (Dorothy), Barbara Forbes, Nancy (Phil) Randall. Proud grandmother to Diane (Harvey), Debra (Antonio), David (Donna), Dawn, Lisa (Joe), Tracy (Dale), Jaime (Wade). Cherished great grandmother of Jennifer, Amanda, David, Jake, Hannah, Mary, Joshua, Jason, Emily, Sammi, Tyler, Olivia,...
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Victor F. Banga

October 19, 1943 - December 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Edward S. Lapinski

August 7, 1932 - December 16, 2016

Edward S. Lapinski, age 84. U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, Korean War, Purple Heart Recipient. Beloved husband of the late Magdalene K. (nee Fornero); loving father of the late Edward A. and the late David G. (Luann) Lapinski and Katherine D. Grubbs and Carl D. Wass; cherished grandfather of Laura, Daniel and Michelle; proud great grandfather of Kailyn and Addison; retired member of Pipefitters Union...
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Joseph J. McGinnis

March 5, 1936 - December 14, 2016

Joseph J. McGinnis, Sr., 80, beloved husband of Alice A, nee Yerkovich; devoted father of Joseph Jr. (Tracy), Scott (Karen), Christopher (Peggy), and Brad McGinnis and Jennifer (Kevin) Neville; proud grandfather of Colleen, Erin, Kelly, Ryan, Connor, Joseph, Amy, Aidan and Molly McGinnis and Megan, Allison, Shannon and Holly Neville; loving brother of Judith (Donald) Werner, Amy McGinnis and...
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Clarence Lubben

December 1, 1927 - December 13, 2016

Clarence “Bud” Lubben, age 89. Beloved husband of the late Gloria Osberg-Lubben(nee Buttron). Loving father of Suzanne (Michael) Sharrock, Thomas (Terry Surowy) Lubben, Mary (Ed Zotti) Lubben, Barbara Lubben, R. Joseph (Griselda Rondon) Lubben, Larry Osberg and the late Daniel (Connie Krashoc) Lubben. Loving grandfather of Lisa (Darin) Glasser, Daniel Lubben, Ryan, Ani, and Andrew...
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Sunee Puranasopar

March 30, 1918 - December 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Keith Arthur Bailie

February 23, 1947 - December 11, 2016

Keith Arthur Bailie, age 69, of Murphy, NC, formerly of Oak Lawn and Anchorage, AK, passed away at home on December 11 after a courageous battle with cancer. Keith is survived by daughter Kerin, sons Christopher and Ken, granddaughter Autumn Gilies, grandson Sean, brother Jim (Candace) and several cousins and nephews. Loving companion of Christine Fanelli. Preceded in death by beloved wife...
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Betty Tenorio

December 14, 1938 - December 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Betty Tenorio

December 14, 1938 - December 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Patricia A. Tyrakowski

June 13, 1952 - December 6, 2016

Patricia A. Tyrakowski (nee Ryan) age 64, beloved wife of Erwin. Loving mother of Bill(Tracey) Tyrakowski, Tricia(Patrick) O’Lena and Jim(Delaney) Tyrakowski. Cherished grandmother of Mason, Shannon, Allison, Caitlin, Lily, Skyler, Cooper and the late Avery Jane. Proud daughter of the late Bill and Margaret Ryan. Dear sister of Terry(Suzanne) Ryan and Larry(Darlene) Ryan. Fond aunt of many...
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Nancy J. Witt

June 4, 1952 - December 3, 2016

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

June 16, 1935 - November 24, 2016

Rose Mary Jadwick (nee Lombardo) age 81; Beloved wife of Joseph Jadwick; Loving mother of Karen (Paul) Kappel, Mark (Eilene) and the late Joseph Jadwick; Cherished grandmother of Sarah and Joseph Kappel; Proud daughter of the late John and Mary Lombardo (nee Silvestri); Dear sister of the late Angeline (the late Ernest) Feura, Frances (the late James) Fatigati, Phyllis Holt and Angelo Lombardo;...
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George H. Dempsey

November 22, 1938 - November 22, 2016

George H. Dempsey age 78, beloved husband of Henrietta (nee Pierik). Loving father of George(Erin) Dempsey, Carleen(Dave) Kadela and Anita(John) Ryan. Proud papa of Nicholas Kadela, Danielle Dempsey and Jack Dempsey. Papa of 3 grand dogs Payton, Taylor and Ginger. George worked for the Village of Oak Lawn for 40 years and was a member of the Oak Lawn Volunteer Fire Department. He played in a...
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Patricia A. Cavanaugh

May 31, 1955 - November 10, 2016

Patricia A. Cavanaugh (nee Collopy) age 61; Loving mother of Bridget and James Cavanaugh; Cherished grandmother of Aidan; Proud daughter of the late James and Alice Collopy; Dear sister of Christina (Bruce) Mackie, Robert Collopy, Mary Collopy and the late Kathleen Collopy; Fond aunt of Heather (Mark) Buethe, Travis (Lee Ann) Mackie, Karyn (Andrew) Prendergast and Robyn (Wes) Kuhn; Loved by many...
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Elaine T. Braasch

October 15, 1931 - November 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Elbert L. Spencer

July 8, 1920 - November 3, 2016

Dr. Elbert Louis Spencer was born July 8th 1920 in Carrollton, Alabama, the first of three children born to the late Rev. Andrew Rush Spencer and Nora Staples Spencer. His two siblings (Herbert and Ruth) preceded him in death. Dr. Spencer received Christ early in life at Pine Grove Baptist Church under the pastorate of his Uncle Rev. Nathan Brooks. He was very active in Sunday school, and...
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Ron Marshall

October 25, 1938 - October 29, 2016

Ron Marshall, age 78; Loving son of the late Pat and Mary Biedakiewicz; Dear brother of Carol-Ann LeMay; Fond cousin of many. Visitation Sunday 1 to 6 P.M.; Funeral Service Sunday 5:00 P.M. at the Orland Funeral Home, 9900 W. 143rd St.; Interment Private. Former teacher at Lourdes High School, avid traveler, participated in many theatrical productions and lover of animals. Please sign guestbook...
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Vernon J. Sommer

June 14, 1924 - October 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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Lillian Ramona KERN

May 31, 1927 - October 23, 2016

Lillian Ramona Kern (nee Blake) age 89. Beloved wife of the late Clarence; loving mother of Mark Kern and Carolyn Kern; cherished grandmother of Jennifer (William) Suchecki-McKernan and Mark (Maria) Richter; adoring great grandma of Crystal and Christian and Evelynn and Ivan. Past member of the Moose Lodge. Memorial gathering Monday 9:30am-11:30am. Memorial Service at 11:30am. Inurnment Abraham...
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Charles W. Smoots

April 21, 1929 - October 22, 2016

Charles Smoots of Oak Lawn, IL went to eternal rest on October 22, 2016. Chuck was a man of strong character and humility, a patriot, and a devout Christian. Charles is survived by Jean, his wife of 63 years, his daughters Ellen (Timothy) Pearson, Beth (James) McClanahan, and Amy (Anthony) Ogarek, and his grandchildren Eric, Matthew, Sven, Pierce, Anne, Andrew and Alec. A celebration of life...
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Cecelia M. Mahler

November 18, 1919 - October 20, 2016

Cecelia M. Mahler (nee Broznowski) age 96, beloved wife of the late Arnold A. Mahler Sr. Loving mom of Arnold A. Jr. and Brian E. Mahler. Proud grandma of Christopher and Jason Mahler. Cherished great grandma of Allison and Jacob. Dear sister of Robert(Gwen) and the late Edward(the late Irma) Broznowski. Visitation Wednesday 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m. at the Orland Funeral Home...
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Pauline A. Leyerle

April 22, 1930 - October 19, 2016

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

July 2, 1942 - October 7, 2016

Gary A. Gleason, age 74; Beloved husband of Beverly Gleason (nee Jensen): Loving father of Michael (Debbie) Gleason and the late Timmy Gleason; Cherished grandfather of Anthony Gleason; Dear friend of the late Joyce Rupp. Retired employee of the C.T.A. and General Manager of the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Railway And Museum, Wisconsin Dells. In lieu of flowers donations to the...
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Durward E. Fagan

August 8, 1911 - October 4, 2016

Durward E. Fagan age 105, Beloved husband of the late Edna G. (nee Murrell). Loving father to Nancy F. (Donald) Hammel and the late James R. and Deborah Fagan. Proud grandpa of Jennifer (Eddie) Gonzalez, Phillip (Mary) Hammel, JoAnne Daum, Edward and Beckie Fagan. Great grandpa of Michael, Jimmy, Scotty, Rose, Adisan, Parker, Bodie and great great grandpa of Lilyanna and Spencer. Owner of S.G....
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Nellie M. LaMantia

July 26, 1914 - September 28, 2016

Nellie LaMantia, age 102 (nee Salluca) Beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Peter, John (Judy), Paul (Cheryl Johnson), Joseph (Merridee) and Teri (Joseph) Thomas ; cherished grandmother of Tammy Thomas, Toni Pellegrino, Tracie (Vince) Butera, Coco (Saylan) Lukas, Annysa LaMantia, Nadia (Genti Vrapi) LaMantia, Jason LaMantia, Eli LaMantia and Kimmy LaMantia; adoring great grandmother...
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Delores A. Vavrina

May 29, 1931 - September 25, 2016

Delores Vavrina, age 85 passed away on Saturday, September 24th surrounded by her loving family. Delores was predeceased by her loving husband Walter Vavrina, brother Stephen Nardi, and sister Rita Nardi. Her survivors include her beloved daughter Janis Barrick, and her two beloved sons James (Linda) Vavrina and Richard (Eileen) Vavrina. She will be dearly missed by six loving grandchildren;...
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David Mark Cichy

December 19, 1953 - September 22, 2016

David Mark Cichy passed away at Edwards Hospital on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the age of 62 due to complications from Lung Cancer.David was preceded in death by his loving parents: Helen D. & Gerald F Cichy (Yucis ) and mother in- law Raquel Warsaw, Uncle Joe & Aunt Shirley White (Yucis), Uncle Joe Yucis.David is survived by his loving family; His wife-Raquel Cichy, son Michael ...
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Dolores P. Kane

March 28, 1920 - September 22, 2016

Dolores P. Kane (nee Slizewski) age 96. Beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of Bonnie (Chuck) Connor and the late James Kane Jr; cherished grandmother of Michael (Danielle) Connor, Sandra (Kevin) Kraemer and Susan (Rheanna) Connor; adoring great-grandmother of Matthew and Ben Kraemer. Visitation Tuesday, 9:30am – 11am at Zimmerman-Sandeman Funeral Home 5200 W. 95th Street to St....
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Arthur F. Ender

May 4, 1919 - September 22, 2016

Art Ender passed away peacefully in his home early Thursday morning, September 22nd, at the grand age of 97 years old. He was a kind and gentle man and will be missed dearly. He was most proud of his family, and also his service in the U.S. Marine Corp, having served our country during World War II in the Pacific. He met Millie in Chicago, a farm girl from Irene, South Dakota and they married...
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Ethel P. Maul

October 2, 1916 - September 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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George E. Pollitt

July 23, 1923 - September 16, 2016

George E. Pollitt, age 93, U.S. Army WWII Vet.; Late of Palos Park, IL, formerly of the East Side of Chicago, IL. Born July 23, 1923, Passed away September 16, 2016 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband and best friend of Esther Pollitt (nee Lopez) for 70 years; Loving father of Donna (Jim) Morsovillo, Debbie (Joe) Howard, Dawn (Bob) Getzloff, Denise (Mike) Onderwater, the late Johnny and...
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Evangeline Walshon

February 24, 1920 - September 14, 2016

Evangeline Walshon (nee Pierce). Beloved wife of the late Alec. Loving mother of Barbara (late Bill) Briggs, Bob (late Paula) Walshon, Kenneth (Kathy) Walshon, and the late Norman and Buster Walshon. Proud grandmother to Pam (Gerry), Timothy, Tom, Gail, Michelle, Jeanette, Michael, Krissy, & Kenneth Jr.. Cherished great grandmother of 12. Dear sister to Louise Lovrich and the late Edward,...
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Aileen K. Stein

June 28, 1986 - September 9, 2016

Aileen K. Stein age 30, beloved daughter of the late Patrick A. and Jill E. (nee Witting) Stein. Cherished mommy of Sierra and Savannah. Loving sister of Jessica Stein and Chris(Kellie) Stein. Loving aunt of Alyssa and Lexi. Fond niece of many aunts and uncles and a dear cousin of many.
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Thomas P. Badie

November 29, 1980 - September 5, 2016

Thomas P Badie, age 35. Beloved son of Jeanne and Terry Badie. Loving brother to Daniel (Lisa) Badie, Patrick Badie, Christine (Kyle) Oehrlein, and Kevin Badie. Fond Uncle to Addison and Avery Badie. Cherished nephew to Ilene (Richard) Sherrie, Betty Mackowiak, the late Patrick Sobbe and Donald Badie. Fond cousin and friend to Patricia (Jack) Hill, Timothy (Jennifer) Sherrie, Michael (Kris)...
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Ruth Vera Kilburn

June 30, 1917 - August 30, 2016

Ruth Vera Kilburn (nee Williams); Beloved wife of the late Wilbur E. Kilburn; Loving mother of Nancy (Warren) Humble; Cherished grandmother of Jenni (Gary) Culbreth and Rebecca (Joseph) Anderson; Proud Great Grandmother of Jena Ruth Culbreth, Jacob Culbreth, Gilly Culbreth, Karolyn Anderson, Teagan Anderson and JoJo Anderson; Dear sister of Doris (the late James) Baker; Fond aunt of many nieces...
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Anna T. Poulsen

January 6, 1927 - August 21, 2016

Anna T. Poulsen (nee Oswald) age 89. Beloved wife of the late Claude "Red" Poulsen; loving mother of Steven and Claude (Nancy); proud grandmother of Kirk (fiancée Kaitlyn) and Travis; fond sister of the late Lillian (the late Don) Shoesmith and the late Steve (the late Shirl) Oswald; dearest aunt of many; member of various clubs. Visitation Wednesday 3-9pm, funeral service at 7...
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Robert A. Kalchbrenner

December 21, 1940 - August 17, 2016

Robert A. ”Butch” Kalchbrenner age 75, loving and devoted husband for 51 years of Gloria(nee Schick). Loving brother of Lois(the late Richard) Reichert. Fond uncle of Richard(Cathy) Reichert, Robert A.(Jennifer) Reichert, Harry Schick III, Julie Polk, John(Paula) Schick, Robert(Eileen) Schick and David(Nina) Schick and great uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday from 2-8...
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Frank R. Palmer

January 24, 1927 - August 14, 2016

Frank R. Palmer, age 89, U.S. Army Vet. WWII; Beloved husband for 67 years of Geraldine R. Palmer (nee Rock); Loving father of Tom (Barbara) Palmer, Cathy (Ed) Stoehr, John (Donna), Joe (Anne), and Mary Palmer; Cherished grandfather of 15 and great grandfather of 15; Dear brother of Betty ( the late Tony) Morski, the late John (Gerry) and Richard (Donna) Palmer; Fond uncle of many nieces and...
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Mary Ann Jankowski

May 19, 1930 - August 7, 2016

Mary Ann Jankowski age 86, Loving daughter of the late Walter and Josephine Jankowski. Dear sister of the late Edward(the late Rosemary) and the late Joseph W. Jankowski. Fond aunt of Jo Ann(Brian) Pace. Kind cousin of many.
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Michael G. Litviak

January 19, 1959 - August 4, 2016

Michael G. Litviak Jr. age 57, beloved son of the late Michael G. Sr. and Gloria (nee Crandall). Loving brother of Gloria J. (the late Carlos) Olbera and the late Linda(Harold) Morris. Dear uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews.
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William A. Stigberg

September 9, 1931 - August 4, 2016

William A. Stigberg, US Army, Veteran Korean Conflict. Beloved husband of Jane A. (nee Helander). Loving father to Laura L. Stigberg, Susan M. (Edward) Bowen, & William A. (Candace) Stigberg. Proud grandpa to Amber, David, Virginia, April, Holly and Sally. Great grandpa to Stephanie, Nickoli, Averi, Calab, Hunter & Skylar. Dear brother to Carol Regan and Marilyn (Bob) Lemke. Fond...
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Carlos Olbera

February 8, 1954 - August 3, 2016

Carlos Olbera age 62, beloved husband of Gloria J. (nee Litviak). Loving dad of Charles (Daylynn), Debra and Alicia Olbera. Cherished grandpa of Nathan and Harrison. Dear brother of Elena and Andrew Olbera and brother-in-law of the late Linda(Harold) Morris and the late Michael G. Litviak. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
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Dorothea H. McNally

July 29, 1925 - July 24, 2016

Dorothea H. McNally (nee Keller) of Oak Lawn, IL and Madeira Beach, FL passed away on July 24, 2016 following a brief illness and surrounded by her family. She was born on July 29, 1925 to Alfreida & Charles Keller in Chicago, IL. She was the beloved companion of Donald Kiner. Loving mother of James (Vassi Kyriazes), and Scott (Kathy) McNally. Adored grandmother of Thomas (Krista), Graham ...
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Richard J. Meadors

August 24, 1930 - July 20, 2016

Richard J. Meadors, age 85; Beloved husband of Edith Meadors; Loving father of Richard Meadors, Lawrence Meadors, Patricia (Anthony) Martinez, Nancy (Michael) Jordan, Linda (the late Michael) Reddington, Sharon (Robert) Nickel, and the late Susan (Thomas) Fournier; Cherished Grandfather and Great Grandfather of many; Dear brother of Robert (Elena) Meadors, the late Dorothy (the late Robert) Main,...
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Stanley D. Price

February 8, 1932 - July 13, 2016

Stanley D. Price age 84, Veteran of the U.S. Navy. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie Ann Price (nee King). Loving dad of S. Douglas(Nancy) Price of Park Forest, IL., Deb(Nancy) Bennett of Flagstaff, AZ., David(Linda) Price of Chicago, IL., Stephanie (Lawrence) Nejman of Hillsborough, NJ., and Kathy (Michael) White of Westchester, IL. Loving Pawpaw of 12 grandchildren and cherished great Pawpaw...
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Diane M. Coates

April 27, 1963 - July 12, 2016

Diane M. Coates (nee Biesboer) Beloved wife of the late Michael Coates. Loving mother to Mitchell Coates. Dear sister to Barbara & Rich, Linda Witting and family, John & Sue Biesboer and family and fond cousin Daniel.
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Cornelius Harvey

June 13, 1930 - July 5, 2016

Cornelius Harvey, age 86. Beloved husband of the late Nelda Grace (nee Davidson); loving father of Russell Ret. Chief Bridgeview P.D. (Bebe), Dwayne and Debra Kwaak; proud grandfather of Lisa, Chris, Justin, Daniel, Timothy, Tyler, Adam, Ryan, Anthony and the late John Kosciak and great grandfather of Payton, Kia and Owen; dearest brother of Mae Ohl; caring brother-in-law of Kenneth (Faye)...
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Henry Hideo Nonaka

March 18, 1943 - July 2, 2016

Henry H. Nonaka, suddenly. Beloved husband and best friend for 44 years to Gail (nee Manowsky). Loving dad of Jason (Kristine), Fawn (Matthew) Galbraith & Benjamin (Leslie). Proud "Goopa" of Samuel, Eden, Henry & Dorothy. Dear brother of Sam, John (Julie) & the late Jim Nonaka. Kind brother-in-law, uncle, cousin & friend to many. Henry retired from Corn Products after 44...
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Louann E. Tiernan

May 14, 1941 - June 30, 2016

Louann E. Tiernan beloved wife and best friend to William "Bill" C. Watson. Loving mother to Bradford W. Watson. Dear sister of Judy Zudak, Cynthia (Thomas) Thompson, Jane (late Tony) Jirsa and the late Terry Tiernan. Proud aunt to many nieces and nephews.
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Louann E. Tiernan

May 14, 1941 - June 30, 2016

Louann E. Tiernan beloved wife and best friend to William "Bill" C. Watson. Loving mother to Bradford W. Watson. Dear sister of Judy Zudak, Cynthia (Thomas) Thompson, Jane (late Tony) Jirsa and the late Terry Tiernan. Proud aunt to many nieces and nephews.
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Carl E. DANCA

October 16, 1933 - June 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Orland Funeral Home, ORLAND PARK, IL.
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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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Virginia P. Buchanan

November 17, 1918 - June 26, 2016

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