Our Obituaries

Rhonda Margaret Valentine

July 3, 1986 - January 17, 2018


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Robert Steven Cherry

August 13, 1951 - January 14, 2018

Robert Steven Cherry III, was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 13, 1951 to Robert L. Cherry and June P. Bob, as he was affectionately known, was always full of life, had a great personality, a gregarious laugh, and was an avid sports fan. He loved his beloved Chicago Bears, win or lose.He worked as a lifeguard as a teenager every summer during his high school career. He graduated from Leo High...
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Nancy J. Pippens

May 22, 1926 - January 9, 2018

PIPPENSNancy J. Pippens passed away peacefully surrounded by love on January 9, 2018.Nancy was a devoted daughter of the late Dewey Baskin and Lulu nee: Owens. Loving mother of Youvondia Smith. Proud grandmother of Kalicia Chillis-Smith and Kayln Smith. Cherished sister of William Baskin, late Ora (Thorton) Pickett, and the late Otis Williams. She was a dear aunt and cousin to many and a friend...
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Antonia De Rosa

January 16, 1929 - January 7, 2018


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Julius J. Fassl

September 15, 1925 - January 6, 2018


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Jean Marie Dunkle

February 5, 1947 - January 5, 2018

Jean Gainer Dunkle, 70, of Chicago passed away January 5, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA. Beloved wife and best friend of the late R. Barry Dunkle for over 45 years, dedicated mother to Shane (Yuki) Dunkle and Megan (David) Nicklas, amazing Moo Moo to Addison, Riley and Nathaniel, and precious daughter to the late John J. and Mary Elizabeth Gainer. She was a skillful needle point and cross stitcher,...
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Evelyn Wantroba

December 25, 1935 - January 2, 2018

Evelyn C. Wantroba, 82; beloved wife of the late Jerome K. Wantroba Sr.; loving mother of Jerome Jr. (Wendy), Dennis (Debbie), Leslieann (Matthew) Blair), and Karen Wantroba; dear grandmother of Thomas, Jerome III, Lawrence, Lauren, Erin, Ariana, Marrisa, and Jeremy; great grandmother of five; cherished sister of the late Delores Guerino, Cindy (Danny) Bodencak, the late Frank Pinc Jr.; dear...
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Wilson G. WASHINGTON

May 22, 1929 - December 31, 2017

ObituaryWilson Grady Washington was the eldest son of Robert and Zertie Washington of Memphis, TN. He was born May 22, 1929 at John Gaston Hospital in Memphis, TN. Wilson graduated from Manassas High School in Memphis and immediately join the army where he served 6 years. He was a very good student and soldier. After his return from the army in 1953 he moved to Chicago and became a bus driver...
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Robert J. Hund

December 16, 1943 - December 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Gwin M. Alexander

January 19, 1927 - December 19, 2017

GWIN MARY ALEXANDER was born January 19, 1927 in Bessemer, Alabama to the union of Nancy and Albert Alexander.The family moved to Kentucky in the early 1930's, where Gwin remained until relocating to Cleveland Ohio in 1950. There she worked a number of different jobs. She retired from City Hospital in Cleveland Ohio where she worked as a Dietary Aid.To be closer to family Gwin moved to Illinois...
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Sidney J. Baker

June 22, 1925 - December 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Willie Bee Grayson

December 15, 1918 - December 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Lorenzo Rodriguez

August 9, 1952 - December 8, 2017

RodriguezLorenzo Rodriguez passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Ana Maria, devoted father of Consuelo, Sandra, Elizabeth, Leslieann and son-in-law Javier. Loving son of Mrs. Consuelo Martinez-Rodriguez. Dear brother of Thomas Huerta, Ruth Martinez, and Alex Martinez. Dear uncle of many. Family and friends are to gather for the visitation...
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Frederick William O'Neal

December 8, 1948 - December 4, 2017

Frederick William O'Neal, Jr., 68, Beloved husband of Grisel, nee Diaz; devoted father of Frederick William III (Jenetta), Charles, Kenneth, Kirsten I. and Julian A. O'Neal; proud grandfather and great-grandfather of many; loving brother of Jerry, Jarred Dexter (Melanie) and the late Kevin Jeffrey (Wendy) O'Neal; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial Visitation...
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Pinkie L. Jackson

March 30, 1934 - November 23, 2017

Pinkie Lee Jackson nee Ewing of Chicago, Illinois was born on March 30, 1934. She made her transition peacefully on November 23, 2017, Thanksgiving day which was her favorite holiday. Pinkie is the beloved wife of Altherman Jackson, Sr. and the devoted mother of AJ Jackson Jr. and Paulette Barrett. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Services to celebrate Pinkie's life will...
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Rosaleen E. Neven

April 15, 1928 - October 30, 2017

Rosaleen E. Neven, nee Farrell, at rest October 30, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Loving mother of Mary Rose (late Daniel) Mattson, James (Debbie) and William (Linda) Neven. Cherished grandmother of Danny (Victoria), Steve, Dawn, and Bill (Terrie). Adoring Great Grandmother "Granny" of Elizabeth, Danielle, Colin, Avery, Fiona, and Jacob. Fond sister of the late Jack (Flo) Farrell and...
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Clarence W. Reiels

September 6, 1935 - October 27, 2017

Clarence W. Reiels Jr., age 82, of Evergreen Park, IL Passed Away on Friday October 27, 2017. Clarence was born September 6, 1935. Clarence is survived by his wife, Delores Reiels nee Petersen. Loving father of Carol (David) Pratt and Lynn (Jeffrey) Scheck. Proud Grandfather of Emily and Annika Pratt. Dear brother of Darlene (Arlyn) Hedin.Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.Clarence was...
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Shirley B. Schmidt

July 3, 1935 - October 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Joanne M. Clark

August 18, 1937 - October 14, 2017

Joanne M. Clark, 80, beloved daughter of the late Joseph A. and Anna F., nee Lewicki; loving sister of Joseph (Jan), Kenneth (Patricia) and Barbara (James) Wright; proud aunt of Joseph (Patricia) Wright, Kristin (Michelle) Lonerwright, Kathleen Wright, Michael (Melanie) Clark, Daniel Clark, Megan Clark, Karen (Richard) Vetrovec, Kevin (Vicki) Clark, Colin (Kelly) Clark, Brian Clark and the late...
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Irene Fae Mathews

April 25, 1930 - October 8, 2017

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul:he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the...
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Sharon Lynn Stuewe

February 4, 1941 - September 23, 2017

Sharon Lynn, nee Widuch, Stuewe, age 76. Beloved wife of the late Alvin Charles Stuewe; devoted mother of Christopher C. Stuewe of Mokena, IL and Karen Anne (John) Schuld of New Lenox, IL; cherished grandmother of Samantha J. Stuewe, Nicole Sharon Stuewe, Austin Charles Stuewe, Riley Anne Schuld, Colin Patrick Schuld, Keegan Charles Schuld and Aidan John Schuld; adoring great-grandmother of Devin...
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David J. Reninger

October 4, 1989 - August 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Rosella Rita Chimino

October 5, 1923 - August 2, 2017

Loving wife of the late Phillip. Beloved mother of Phillip (Patricia), Leonard (Donna) and David (Marie). Cherished grandmother of Phillip (Mary), Anthony, Michael (Patti), Joseph (Liz), Kristen, Brian, Gina (Jonathan), Jonathan (Stina), Alyssa and Renee. Dear great grandmother of Jonathan, Gianna, Nicole, Matthew, Ben, Brady, Isabella, Mia, Elle, James and Samantha. Visitation Sunday, August...
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Frances Elaine Gathings

September 9, 1944 - July 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Barbara Booe

October 23, 1935 - July 21, 2017

Barbara A. Booe age 81. July 21, 2017. Beloved mother of Joseph, Stephen, Vickie, Barbara, Laura, Kristen, Matthew, Eric and the late Deborah, Thomas & Andrew; cherished grandmother of 33, great grandma of 13 and great-great grandma of 1; dear sister of Babe, Peggy and Guy; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Resting at Kenny Bros. Funeral Directors 3600 W. 95th Street; Evergreen Park...
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James C. Grace

January 19, 1935 - July 16, 2017

James C. Grace age 82 July 16, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Josephine; loving father of Jewel Walker, Norman Walker, both of Memphis, TN, Gabrielle, Erica and Vincent Grace, all of Chicago, IL; cherished grandfather of Jeff Marshall, Caprice Tyson, Dwayne & Tocora Walker, all of Memphis, TN, Leila Grace of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Brandon Grace of Sherman Oaks, CA and a host of great...
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Virginia Beatty

December 31, 1923 - June 18, 2017

Virginia Beatty. Loving sister of Louise Beatty. Visitation, Friday June 23, 2017 9:30 am until the start of Mass at 10 am at Old St. Mary Church, 1500 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL. Interment, St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, ILArrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Annie Lee Goins

September 16, 1935 - June 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Tina M. Jacques

June 29, 1974 - June 3, 2017

Tina M. Jacques nee Baio, age 42. of Worth IL. passed away suddenly on June 3, 2017. Beloved wife of Tom Jacques. Loving mother of Kailey, Thomas Jr., Joshua and step mother to Donna Killeen. Dearest daughter of Irene Switalski and the late Paul R. Baio. Dear sister of Paul Baio and Alex Stiller. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Friday June 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. from Kenny Brothers...
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Minnie Jones

January 4, 1925 - June 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Loretta M. Bronson

March 31, 1920 - May 23, 2017

BRONSONLoretta Mae Bronson (nee: Caddick) died peacefully on May 23, 2017 in Knoxville, TN at the age of 97. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward Bronson.Loretta is survived by her sister Dorothy Roth of Highland Park, IL, sons Edward Bronson (Eileen Gelblat) of Naperville, IL and Kenneth Bronson (Anita Ellen Robinette) of Corryton, TN, grandchildren Frank Bronson, Nola Bronson, and...
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Margaret Bickham

June 30, 1954 - May 15, 2017

Margaret Bickham (nee Schmidt), 62 of Evergreen Park was born on June 30, 1954 to the late Kenneth and Elizabeth Schmidt and passed away May 15,2017. Margaret was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Bickham; loving mother of Elizabeth Bickham, Erin (Joseph) Cacciatore, and Tom Bickham; cherished grandmother of Hannah; Dear sister of the late Kenneth Schmidt, Donald Schmidt, Ginny Johnson, and...
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Reginald Edward Albert Leslie

August 2, 1988 - May 1, 2017

Reginald Edward Albert Leslie was born on August 2, 1988 to his parents Reginald Edlin Leslie and Stephanie Marianne Leslie in Brooklyn New York. After completing his elementary school education, he attended and graduated from Evergreen Park High School in 2006 and later enrolled in Moraine Valley Community College. In 2011, Reggie joined the United States Navy. He completed basic training at...
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Diane L. Schultz

December 11, 1930 - April 18, 2017

Diane Lorraine (nee Mozzi), age 86; Beloved wife of LeRoy for 63 years. Loving mother of Kenneth (Andrea), David (Ann) Schultz and Carol (Jerry) Randick. Proud grandmother of Kristen, Lauren, Rudolf, Leah, Samuel, and Max, great-grandmother of Layla, Zayden, and Rayne. Treasured sister of Dolores (late Richard) Oberg, the late Pauline (late Robert) Okroi and the late Jack (Terry) Mozzi. Aunt to...
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Bennie Medrano,

August 16, 1928 - April 6, 2017

Bennie Medrano, Jr., 88, US Army Veteran, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Beloved husband of late Doris (nee Brown); devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Bennie's memory will also be cherished by his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Boy Scout leader of Troop 373 and member of the St. Terrence Choir. Visitation Sunday, April 9th from 3 p.m. to 9p.m. at Kenny...
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Priscilla C. Harwig

October 19, 1940 - March 29, 2017

Priscilla C. Harwig age 76. Beloved wife of Ronald; loving mother of Priscilla Lee (Andy Bansley) Harwig; dear sister of Frances Fishbaugh and the late Margaret Sykes, William, Howard, Vernon & Marvin Maloney; cherished aunt of many nieces, nephews, great and great great nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday at Kenny Bros. Funeral Home 3600 W. 95th Street Evergreen Park, IL from 2:30p.m....
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Violet Fassl

April 10, 1925 - March 17, 2017

Violet Fassl (nee Lindish), 91 of Evergreen Park, IL passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017. Beloved wife of 72 years to Julius John Fassl; loving mother of Sylvia (Dale) Miller, Steven (Carol) Fassl and Julius Walter Fassl; cherished grandmother of John and Jermey VanDinther, Benjamin, Jason, Julius Ryan, Alexander and Jessica Fassl; devoted great grandmother of Gideon, Caleb, Lucy and Cael;...
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David Sims Ross

June 11, 1944 - March 15, 2017

David S. Ross, 72 of Chicago US Army Veteran passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Loving brother of Betty L. (Carter R.) Robinson, Sharon (the late Rayol) Jackson, Butler (Annette) Stapleton, John R. Lymore Lucille Summers and Angela (Joel) Ross-Williams; dear uncle, cousin and friend to many. Former member of Rayfield M.B.C. Retired office administrator for Soft Sheen. David will truly...
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Wilbur Carroll Cooley,

March 11, 1925 - February 28, 2017

Wilbur Carroll Cooley, Sr., 91 of Chicago. 460th Army Air Forces Base Unit WWII Veteran passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Jessie M. (nee Jasper); loving father of Wilbur Carroll, Jr., Jasmine Calvina, Anthony Cardell, Bridget, the late Jacqueline Henderson and the late Stephen Cooley; devoted grandfather of Janeane Latrice Henderson, Janelle Monique (John) Rimkus,...
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Natvarulal Mehta

November 25, 1934 - February 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Marilyn A. Wahlgren

June 19, 1928 - January 23, 2017

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Demetrius N. Harris

February 14, 1980 - January 20, 2017

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Ruebertha M. Armstrong

January 22, 1929 - January 14, 2017

Ruebertha (Ruby) M. Armstrong nee; McGreal (age 87) of Chicago was quietly called home to be with our Lord on January 14, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Michael Armstrong, loving mother of Margaret Linstrot (Dave) and Michele Walke (Jim). Stepmother of John Armstrong (Marilyn), the late Millie Chandler (Ray) and the late Bruce Armstrong and his wife Debbie. Grandmother to Michael Kowalski ...
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Margarita Trigo

July 2, 1941 - January 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Adelaida Robles

December 16, 1916 - December 31, 2016

Maria Adelalaida Gracia de Guadalupe Anquiano Anguiano vda. de Robles. Beloved wife of the late Manuel Robles; devoted mother of Gerardo (Rose-Anna) Robles; loving grandmother of Gabriella, Alejandro, Mateo, Manuel III, Dustin, Thaddeus, Rachel, Renee and Todd; caring step mother of Manuel (Yvonne) Robles, Jr.; great grandmother of three and dear sister and aunt to many.Adela's strong and...
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Dorothy G. Heisler

February 6, 1935 - December 30, 2016

HEISLERDorothy Heisler, 81 of Hometown, IL passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Robert; loving mother of Jody (Michael) Hager, the late Leslie Wynne, Heidi (Michael) Murphy, and Amy (Andrew Duttlinger) Heisler; devoted grandmother of Colleen, Karen, Lisa, Jamie, Tom, Jenny and Caleb; dear sister and aunt to many.Chapel service will be Wednesday, January 4, 2017 1 p...
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James Charles Wilson

November 1, 1951 - December 24, 2016

James C. Wilson was born on November 1, 1951 to the late Fred and Lila Wilson in Brent, Alabama. He was the seventh of eight children born to this union.The family relocated to Chicago in 1953. At an early age James received Christ as his personal savior.He attended grammar school at Bond elementary and graduated from Simeon High School in 1968.In 1969 he met the love of his life, Isabell Speed...
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Gary Frederick Grosbeck

August 19, 1941 - December 12, 2016

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Adeline L. Molenhouse

August 31, 1943 - December 9, 2016

Adeline Laura Molenhouse (Nee Bekta), 73, went home to her Heavenly Father on December 9, 2016. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bernard, her parents and multiple siblings. Loving mother of Pamela (Thomas) Levato, Bernard (Kathleen), Jennifer (Edward) Scheiber, and Steven (Janelle). Proud Grandmother "Nana" to Rachel, Tommy, Bobby, Danny, Hannah, Jack, Grace, Samantha, Luke,...
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Jeanne Poulos

January 21, 1927 - November 28, 2016

Poulos, Jeanne M. (nee Cusack) beloved wife of the late George F., loving mother of Susan (James) Raven, Janet (Lawrence) Neitzke, Nancy (James) Burns, and Maureen (John) Reinert, proxy mother of James (Debbie) Teeter. Proud grandmother of Michael Burns, Melissa CPD, (Daniel CPD) Tapia, Kurt and Laura Neitzke and Nicholas Reinert. Proxy grandmother of Sean (Aprille) Teeter and Kelly (Kevin) Platt...
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Roland L. Nichols

September 17, 1924 - November 26, 2016

Roland L. Nichols 92 of Oak Lawn passed away on November 26, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Maryellen Nichols (nee) McCreery. Loving father of Carol Ann Portell, Deborah Ann Murphy and Rene Lee Rodonis (the late Robert Rodonis). Stepfather of Vickie (Jeff) Reed and Mindie (Edwin) Brubeck. Treasured grandfather of Justin (Dawn)Portell, Heather (Mike)Lyons, Brian (Jessie)Murphy, Carrie ...
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Mary Ann Banas

August 24, 1924 - November 6, 2016

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Edward H. Schofield

September 11, 1928 - November 5, 2016

Edward H. Schofield, 88, November 5, 2016, of Chicago. Beloved husband of Margie J., nee Bauer; loving father of Michelle (Jeff) Larson, Jeannine (Gary) Zipfel, Andrea (Dave) Tribolet and Jennifer Caulfield; proud grandfather of Callie and Jessica Larson, Primo, Mary and Mathias Zipfel, Hannah and Quinn Tribolet, Tara, Moya and Oisín Caulfield; dearest brother of the late Marilyn Goldman;...
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Stanley SINKEWICH

August 24, 1930 - October 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.
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Manuel I. Arroyo

June 15, 1941 - October 27, 2016

Manuel I. Arroyo age 75 of Chicago, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Beloved husband of Hilda (nee Torres); loving father of Lilly (Kevin) Arroyo-Sims, Diana (Emiliano) Arroyo-Perez and Clifford (Melanie Mark) Arroyo; devoted grandfather of Zachary, Nicholas, and Matthew. Faithful member of Los Hermanos and longtime parishioner of St. Basil Visitation Church. Manuel will truly be...
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Jose P. Gamboa

August 22, 1923 - October 23, 2016

Jose P. Gamboa, 89, of Evergreen Park, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Sunday, October 23, 2016. He was born August 22, 1927 in Villa Guerrero, Jalisco. Jose and his loving wife, Clementina, courageously migrated to the US in 1953 leaving behind their late parents, siblings, and friends. They moved to the Chicagoland area in 1956 where they planted their roots and have remained ever...
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Detra Yvonne Morris

December 25, 1953 - September 28, 2016

On Friday, December 25, 1953, a beautiful baby girl arrived and she was named Detra Yvonne Branch. Affectionately known as "Dee Dee", she was the third of eight children born to the late Robert Lee and Annye Lee Branch. She was a "Bossy" baby as her father would say. Dee Dee was educated in the Chicago Public School System where she graduated from Low Upper Grade Center and Fenger High School...
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Tonthriche Lemeto Weathersby

October 2, 1995 - September 18, 2016

Tonthriche "Tony" Weathersby Jr. was born October 2, 1995 to Antoinette "Tracey" and Tontriche "Big Tony" Weathersby Sr. in Chicago, IL.Tony, affectionately known as "Mister", grew up in a loving family as the second oldest of four children. He was very mature for his age and had an old soul, hence the name Mister. Even as a small child, he never acted his age. In his mind he believed that he...
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Carmella Torrisi

December 8, 1919 - September 16, 2016

Carmella Torrisi nee Napoli of Oak Lawn passed away peacefully on September 16, 2016. She was the beloved wife of 55 years to the late Alfred Torrisi; Loving mother to Lorraine (David) Zandy and Robert Torrisi and his wife Martha Stocker; Cherished grandma to Rebecca (Joseph) Bernard, Lauren (Timothy) Gideon, Rob (Kate) Torrisi, Kerri (Paul) Skerrett and Albert (Kaleigh) Torrisi; loving great...
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Henry W. Patrick

November 16, 1935 - September 11, 2016

Henry William Patrick was born in Charleston, South Carolina on November 16, 1935, the son of the late Henry W. Patrick Sr. and Geneva L. Smith. During his early years, his mother remarried after the passing of his father to the late Clarence Smith who was fondly known as "Big Daddy". Henry had one older sister, Grace White, who preceded him in death. Henry was educated in the Chicago Public...
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Leroy Crowder Chaney

October 7, 1951 - September 10, 2016

Leroy was born to Crowder Chaney and Theresa Mae Davis on October 7, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Du Sable High School in 1968 and was honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1977. From 1989 to 2014 Leroy served his community faithfully as a driver for the Chicago Transit Authority. He dedicated his life and love to his family and was affectionately known as ...
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Maria de Jesus Diaz

June 20, 1941 - September 7, 2016

Maria "Chuy" de Jesus Diaz (nee Melero) age 75 of Chicago passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Epifanio Diaz. Loving mother of Olivia (Juan) Medina, Jose Diaz, Casesar Diaz, Angelica (Francisco) Montoya, Antonio (Gabriela) Diaz; cherished grandmother of 13; great grandmother of three; dear sister, aunt and friend to many.Arrangements under the direction...
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Katherine L. Martin

August 9, 1949 - September 4, 2016

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Donna Lynne Hauser

September 6, 1955 - August 30, 2016

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Hazel Marie Mullens

September 24, 1939 - August 29, 2016

Hazel Marie Mullens was born on September 24, 1939 in Bastrop, LA to the late-Wesley and Ira Crowder. She was the baby girl of this union. She accepted Christ at an early age and attended St. Margaret of Scotland Parish.She spent her early childhood in Bastrop, LA until she united with her love Auvell Mullens Jr. and relocated to Chicago, Illinois where she spent her life raising their three...
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Christine Turner

June 11, 1925 - August 24, 2016

Christine Turner was born on June 11, 1925 in Chicago Illinois to the late Edward Austin and Lucy Mae Morris-Austin. Christine was the oldest of nine children born to that union. She was raised on the Southside of Chicago where she graduated from DuSable High School in 1942. It was in 1947 that Christine married George Edward Turner. They were blessed with six children; Fred Douglas, Claretta,...
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Socorro Diaz Herrera

December 1, 1959 - August 23, 2016

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Tucker Herron

September 28, 1937 - August 9, 2016

Tucker Herron Jr. was born in Jackson, Mississippi on September 28, 1937; to the late Rev. Tucker Herron Sr. and Margaret Alice Herron. Tucker was the eldest of eighteen children. While as a small child Tucker was affectionately given the nickname "Sonny" by his father. Tucker grew up in the Methodist faith with a love for the Lord which he carried his entire life. He was a graduate of Jim Hill...
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Geraldine Yvonne Jones

March 6, 1935 - July 26, 2016

Geraldine Yvonne Jones was born March 6, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to the union of Samuel and Inez Thomas. Geraldine received her elementary diploma in 1948 from the Archdiocese of Chicago, Illinois Technical School. She graduated from DuSable High School in 1952. Shortly after high school, Geraldine married Robert Jones, Sr. to that union, five children were born; Robert Jr, Steve, Kenneth,...
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Alvin C. Brewer

August 29, 1956 - July 18, 2016

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Andrea Lynn Christopher

June 18, 1959 - July 17, 2016

Andrea Lynn Christopher was born on June 18, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois to Anthony Vern and Annie M. Ross Christopher Sr. She was baptized at an early age at Southwestern Missionary Baptist Church. She embarked upon her lifelong service to the Lord first as a junior choir member, advancing to a young adult choir member and then becoming a dedicated Sunday school teacher. She was a passionate...
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Frank Joseph Hernandez

May 6, 1955 - July 13, 2016

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Ruby Olvera

August 7, 1928 - July 12, 2016

RUBY OLVERA (nee Xenos) born August 7, 1928, passed away July 12, 2016MOM. Anyone who has ever witnessed a devoted mother raise her children with limitless love and good guidance will know that what they saw in that woman's heart was very much alive in Ruby's heart.She often exclaimed to us, "Look what Daddy and I started!" meaning the five lives that were born of our parents, Ray and Ruby. Five...
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William D. Blair

November 8, 1963 - July 11, 2016

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Louis Bernard Clemens

November 28, 1925 - July 7, 2016

Louis B. Clemens, 90, of Evergreen Park, passed away on July 7, 2016. He was the loving husband of the late Rita Clemens, nee McGrail; caring father of Patrick (Jane), Tim (Kathy), Cathleen (Robert), and Michele (Stephen); proud grandfather of 12; great-grandfather of five; fond brother to Judy Digmann and the late William Clemens; dear friend of Lorraine Potter. Family and friends will meet on...
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Lorna Rita Thigpen

June 7, 1959 - July 1, 2016

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Juan Antonio Armenta

November 12, 1976 - June 26, 2016

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Jean Carter Hill

July 5, 1937 - June 24, 2016

The Legacy ofJean Carter-HillJean Alice Augusta Carter - Hill, born to the late Patrick Carter Sr. and Annie Long Carter, was born July 5, 1937 in Memphis Tennessee. Jean was the second oldest of six children, raised in a close-knit family. In her early years she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and attended Collins Chapel Missionary Baptist church where she was a dedicated member. Her...
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Linda L. Vargas

February 9, 1948 - June 23, 2016

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Helene Gloria Dahlstrom

May 7, 1916 - June 18, 2016

Helene Gloria Dahlstrom of Chicago, age 100 passed away on Saturday June 18, 2016. Beloved friend of the late Donald Lockwood; dear sister of Harry Dahlstrom. Helene was of Swedish decent and was very proud of her Swedish heritage; a retired secretary from the Arts Institute and longtime resident of Smith Village. She loved the arts and treasured her worldly possessions and was an avid...
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Annie Beatrice Catchin

January 22, 1930 - June 11, 2016

Our beloved friend, kinswoman, mother and grandmother Annie (Ann) Beatrice Catchin, born January 22, 1930, went home to spend eternity with the Lord on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the age of 86. Ann was born to Willanna and Knox Green. She spent her childhood in Henning, Tennessee. Willanna passed away when Ann was fourteen years old. Her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Minnie Jones raised her. ...
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Loretta M. Ward

December 10, 1927 - June 11, 2016

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Mabel Arnita Robinson

March 29, 1951 - June 10, 2016

Mabel was born March 29, 1951 to Louis and Emma Bacon Hill. She was one of seven children born to this union. In 1961 Mabel was baptized at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.Raised on the south side of Chicago she attended John Foster Dulles Middle School. Mabel had a passion for sports, playing basketball, volleyball, and running track. After leaving Dulles, she attended Betsy Ross where she...
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Darnell Eugene Hardeman

May 25, 1978 - June 4, 2016

Darnell Eugene Hardeman was born to Rudy and Carol (Goins) Hardeman on May 25, 1978. His father Rudy Hardeman preceded him in death.Darnell attended Hyde Park Academy in Chicago, Illinois and after graduating from High School in 1996 he attended Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois and then attended Robert Morris College in Chicago, Illinois where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in...
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Charles Gilbert Taylor

November 23, 1938 - May 29, 2016

The Legacy of Charles Gilbert Taylor Sr.Charles Gilbert Taylor known as "Chuck" by many was born on November 23, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois to the late William and Evelyn Taylor. Charles was one of six born to this union. Charles accepted Christ at an early age. He attended Wendell E. Phillips high school, Harold Washington College and Chicago State University.On April 8, 1964 he met the love...
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Mary Golden-Sabella

June 8, 1917 - May 24, 2016

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Joseph Elder

October 30, 1924 - May 16, 2016

Legacy of Joseph ElderJoseph Elder was born on October 30, 1924 to the late Charlie and Belle Elder in Pike County, Alabama. He spent many days on a farm until an opportunity arose for him and his cousin George in Chicago in 1948.It was his strength and hard work that landed him jobs with McHugh and Paschen Construction Companies. He even worked on the construction of Kennedy-King College and...
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Josephine Ivey

May 29, 1921 - May 16, 2016

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Beverly Ann Horrell

May 7, 1936 - May 1, 2016

HORRELL, Beverly Ann, nee Dusek 79, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2016. She was married 51 years to the late Thomas R. Horrell. Loving mother of Diane (Lee) Kurkewich, David (Yvette) Horrell and Susan (Thomas) Clark and she was preceded in death by three of her children; Thomas Henry Horrell, Carolyn Horrell and Judy O'Connor. Proud grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of two, dear sister...
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Angela Elizabeth Kelly

October 2, 1967 - April 30, 2016

Angela Elizabeth Kelly was born to Mildred Holland and Milton Kelly on October 2, 1967 in Chicago, IL. She attended Walter Q. Gresham Elementary School, Lindblom and Academy of Our Lady High Schools from where she made many friends whom stayed with her until the end. Later in life she obtained her Associate's degree in Applied Sciences and became a paralegal. This was a very big accomplishment...
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Duane Anthony Rockett

January 19, 1947 - April 28, 2016

Duane was born on January 19, 1947 to Marion and Bennett Rockett in Harvey, Illinois. Duane was the second of three children born to this union. He attended Thornton high school. After high school he went to the United States Army. After the Army he met and married Paulette Berry. Out of that union they had two girls, Monique and Toni.Duane worked at the United States Post Office for 38 years...
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John Stanley Durachta

January 6, 1929 - April 11, 2016

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William Melvin Eskridge

December 10, 1941 - April 5, 2016

REFLECTIONSWilliam Melvin Eskridge born the eldest of six children was the proud son of Melvin and Ruby Eskridge, who preceded him in death. William (Bill) was born in Chicago, Illinois. He accepted and joined church and was baptized at an early age.William as a young man completed his education in the Chicago Public School system. He attended one of the top schools in the nation at that time. ...
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Ceasar Davis

June 7, 1928 - March 31, 2016

Legacy of Ceasar DavisCeasar Davis was born June 7, 1930 in Lexington, Mississippi to the union of Johnie and Maude Davis. He was the fourth of nine children. During his stay in Mississippi, Ceasar accepted Christ at an early age.Ceasar was affectionately knows as "Brother" and "Uncle Bro"; moved to Chicago in 1954 where he held various jobs. Ceasar met and married Annie Julia Thomas in 1957. To...
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Ronald Lyle Gary

March 15, 1953 - March 23, 2016

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Herby Stanton

August 16, 1929 - March 21, 2016

Herby Stanton was born August 16, 1929 in Deeson, Mississippi to the late Marshall and Willie Stanton. He was the baby of nine children born to this union.He received his early education from the Jackson Public School system and graduated high school in 1948. He also attended Camel College.In 1950 he enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged after his dedicated years of...
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Walter J. Lentz

November 3, 1923 - March 15, 2016

Lentz, Walter Joseph 92, passed away peacefully on March 15, 2016. He was born in in Pittsburgh, PA and fought in WWII. After the war he made his way to Chicago and married his first wife Evelyn. He made a career of being a pipefitter (Union 597). He is survived by his son Robert (Lori) and proud grandfather to their two sons Alex and Karl. In 2004, he was married to Dorothy A. Bliss, and even...
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Robert E. Roberts

November 11, 1917 - March 6, 2016

Robert E. Roberts (also called Bob Roberts) was born November 11, 1917 to Levoy Roberts and Malinda Haynes Roberts in Caldwell County of Dale, Texas.In 1935 he served in the Civilian Conservation Core for 3 ½ years.In 1940 he married Lee Esther Roland in Corpus Christy, Texas and joint St. John's Baptist Church where he also served as a deacon in that church. To this union they were blessed...
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Melvin Mitchell

March 9, 1931 - March 5, 2016

Melvin Mitchell was born March 9, 1931 to the late Benjamin and Daisy Small Mitchell in Charleston, South Carolina. He was the eighth child of twelve children born to this union. He received his early education in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1952 he was drafted in the United States Army and served proudly until he was honorably discharged. After being disabled, he enjoyed being with family...
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Reginald Tyrone Dillon

May 4, 1966 - March 2, 2016

Reginald T. Dillon, Sr. was born May 4, 1966 to Roosevelt and Sadie Dillon in Chicago, Illinois.He was baptized August 8, 1976 at Shiloh Baptist Church by Reverend C. J. Brooks, and later was a member of Monumental Baptist Church. Reginald believed in God.Reginald began elementary school at Washington Elementary School in Harvey, Illinois. Upon moving to Chicago he attended Raster Elementary...
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