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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

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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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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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