Our Obituaries

June Lee Borenstein

January 13, 1924 - January 30, 2018


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Orlando Mora

September 18, 1971 - January 26, 2018

Orlando Mora was born and raised in Chicago, the son of Alonso and Nora Mora. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents: Alonso and Nora; sister: Evelyn, aunt: Maria Teresa, uncles: Hugo and Gerardo; cousins: Julio C. , Stella , Adriana , Lorena , and Marissa.He was a sincere, analytical, altruistic, dependable, helpful, clever, humorous, intelligent, compassionate, spiritual and talented man....
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Miriam M. Sugiyama

September 30, 1932 - January 24, 2018

Sugiyama, Miriam M., nee Suzuki, 85, passed away, loving wife to the late Tak; cherished daughter to the late Grandma Rose; beloved mother to Glenn T. (Patricia); adoring grandmother to Nicole and Tyler; sister to the late Michael (Betty), the late Patrick (Ruth) and Nancy Suzuki; aunt to many nieces and nephews; a great friend to many. Visitation is Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 11am to 12pm...
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Etelka Torok

January 31, 1927 - January 21, 2018


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Eugene Durkin

November 18, 1923 - January 19, 2018


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Philip W. Low

January 20, 1931 - January 17, 2018


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Jerrold Ruskin

February 18, 1926 - January 16, 2018


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Fatima Redzovic

February 10, 1945 - January 16, 2018


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Herman Marcelo Vela

December 28, 1936 - January 15, 2018

Vela Hervas, Herman Marcelo, 81, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2018 in Glenview. He is survived by his loving wife Elba Vasconez of 57 years, his siblings in Ecuador Augusto, Jose Adolfo and Mercedes Vela Hervas. His sisters in law, many nieces and nephews, large extended family and many friends. He was born in Quito, Ecuador on December 28, 1936. He moved to the US in 1963. He worked...
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Edgar Alfredo Manzo

December 27, 1951 - January 12, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Samuel Scardina

January 30, 1943 - January 12, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Robert F. Erickson

October 4, 1919 - January 11, 2018

Robert Frederick Erickson, beloved husband of Ruth (nee Hahm) Erickson was welcomed into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 11, 2018 at the age of 98. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who served the Lord with all his heart to the glory of God. Robert (Bob) was born on October 4, 1919 to the late Arthur and Gertrude (nee Jephson)...
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Carol Ann Shogren

November 25, 1943 - January 8, 2018

Shogren, Carol Ann, nee Szostek, 74 of Chicago passed away. She was a loving daughter to the late John and the late Cecelia; beloved mother to Kathleen L. (Paul) Zeh and Steven C. (Marjana) Shogren; cherished grandmother to Courtney, Melanie and Scott; beloved sister to the late Ronald (Marie) Szostek, the late John (Gisela) Szostek and Robert (Debbie) Szostek. Visitation Thursday at Drake & Son...
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Djulija Dragovoja

February 4, 1943 - January 7, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Ann H. Lohr

November 29, 1928 - January 6, 2018


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Belkis Plancon

June 15, 1941 - January 5, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Daniel Pedroso

May 31, 1959 - January 4, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Erwin Laureano Diric Bactat

February 28, 1956 - December 31, 2017

Erwin L. Bactat, 61, passed away on December 31, 2017. He leaves behind his loving family the Bactats, Flojos and Salomons. Visitation Friday from 3-9pm at Drake and Sons Funeral Home, 5303 N Western Ave, Chicago 60625.Prayers from funeral home on Saturday at 9am. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday at 10 at St. John Berchman's, 2517 W Logan Blvd, Chicago 60647. Interment at Rosehill Cemetery....
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Olga Duda

January 10, 1930 - December 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Xue Ling Lau

December 28, 1950 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Roque M. Dizon

January 4, 1935 - December 19, 2017

Roque M. Dizon, 82, passed away on December 19, 2017. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Cristina Dizon. He was a loving father to Josephine (David) Jimenez, John Dizon and Maryanne Sullivan. He was a loving uncle to many. He was a fond Grandfather to Kyle, Lucas and Laila Jimenez. He was a cherished brother to Grace Medina, Zenaida Dizon, Bernald Dizon, Reynaldo Dizon and Roberto Dizon. He is...
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Frances Dutko

August 15, 1919 - December 17, 2017

Frances C. Dutko, nee Moses, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017. Cherished wife of the late Sylvester "Sully"; beloved mother of David (Barbara),, Donna (Babu) Hussain and the late Scott (Jennifer), and the late Mary Ann (Brian) Doyle. Loving Grandmother of Cara (Brian) Scott, Nicole, Joshua, Jeramy, Cassie (Philip) Devine, Gabrielle and Caleb; Great Grandmother of Sylvester and Lucy Devine....
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John Geltis

December 2, 1936 - December 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Rosalind A. Abuton

December 15, 1951 - December 16, 2017

Rosalind Amiscaray Abuton, 65, was born and grew up in Dumaguete City in the beautiful island of the Philippines. She was the youngest of six children consisting of three boys and three girls. She is preceded in death by Urbano Amiscaray and Rosario Patero Amiscaray. She leaves behind her daughter Angelica Abuton and her son in law Jason Thomas. She was educated in Manila at the Philippines Women...
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Kau Tai Yung

February 21, 1934 - December 16, 2017

Kau Tai "Jill" Yung, age 83 of Chicago. Beloved wife of the late Kwok Kin "Phil" Yung. Loving mom of Raymond and Timothy (Juliet Azimi). Dear grandma of Jilliyn. Sister of the late Quan Ton (the late Wing Wong) Wong, Choy Ying (the late Ho Lo) Lo, Xing Yun (Sheng Hai Cai) Cai, Yao Han (Die Ling Zhao) Zhao, Bik Wah (the late Kit Lo) Lo and Yiu Kai (Yee Hing Chiu) Chiu.Visitation 3-8 PM...
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Victor Klimovich Nemtsev

February 19, 1927 - December 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Minnie Yum

September 29, 1914 - December 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Terence L. Waldbuesser

January 22, 1944 - December 13, 2017

Terence L Waldbuesser, age 73, of Chicago, IL passed away on Wednesday December 13, 2017. Terence was born January 22, 1944. Beloved husband of 46 wonderful years to Mary Ann (nee Coburn) and father to Christopher (and soon to be daughter-in-law Sarah Kornblet), Matthew & Theresa. He was preceded in death by parents Jacob Waldbuesser & Lena (nee Polyak) and sister Jaclyn Lindfors (nee...
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Shanthi Thangaraj

November 7, 1944 - December 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Franjo Boras

November 1, 1940 - December 11, 2017

Boras, Franjo "Frank"Franjo "Frank" Boras, age 77, December 11, 2017 Chicago, born in Bosnia-Hercegovina, beloved husband of the late Venka Boras (2004); loving father of Rose Boras, Sonja (Patrick) Keane, Tom Boras, and the late Mario Boras (1998); loving son of the late Tomislav Boras and the late Iva Boras; fond grandfather "Dida" of Nora, Mario, Grace, Dylan, and Elise; dear brother of Janja ...
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Calvin Bland

July 6, 1948 - December 8, 2017

Calvin Bland, 69, passed at home on December 8, 2017. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 32 years, Renee Bland. He had an adoring family of daughters, a son, grand and great -grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, sisters and a brother. He was educated at De La Salle High School then went on to achieve a B.A. and B.S. at Eastern New Mexico University and B.A. in Criminal Justice from...
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David Andre Cubacub

May 24, 1926 - December 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Remedios Garcia de Perez

July 1, 1946 - December 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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David Donald Klusken

July 14, 1936 - December 4, 2017

David Donald Klusken, age 81 of Chicago. Beloved husband of the late Terri Klusken for 35 years. Loving father of Jennifer (Jeffrey O'Dell) Klusken and Allison Klusken. Dear grandpa of Emerson and Adalynn. Brother of Ronald (Kathy) Klusken, Judy (the late Jack) Dutko, DeDe Klusken and the late Thomas (Gayle) Klusken. He loved his pet dogs the late Sparkie and the late Wrigley. David was a...
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Jesus Rosas

June 15, 1930 - December 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Jesus Rosas Silva

June 15, 1930 - December 3, 2017

ROSAS SILVA, Jesus passed away Sunday. Loving husband of 52 years to Ernestina nee Miramontes, beloved father to Jesus E.; cherished grandfather of 2 and loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Thursday from 3 to 9pm at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL, 60625. Funeral Mass Friday, 11 AM, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 4640 N. Ashland Ave. Interment...
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Michael James Sedlack

July 25, 1932 - November 28, 2017

In lieu of flowers donations to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607
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Marta Cristina Quiroz-Pecirno

August 2, 1947 - November 28, 2017

Marta C. Quiroz-Pecirno, passed away on November 28, 2017. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 21 years, Robert Pecirno and her adoring son Sergio Pecirno. Her brother Jose-Luis Quiroz is also in mourning. She is preceded in death by her parents Francisco Quiroz and Maria Segovia as well as her sister Graciela Quiroz. Visitation Sunday, December 3 from 1-7pm at Drake and Son Funeral Home,...
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Romulo Diaz GABRIANA

February 19, 1942 - November 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Claude Bevins

February 22, 1943 - November 25, 2017

Claude Bevins, 74, passed away at home on November 25, 2017. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 48 year, Kathryn nee Bullington. He cherished his children Michael (Melissa) Bevins, David (Cindy) Burkhead and Gail Burkhead. He was a loving grandfather to Heather (Paul) Gottlieb, Sarah Canada, Aaron Bevins, Nicholas McSheridan, Jared (Courtney) Barrow, Justin Bevins, Christopher Bevins and David ...
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Rita Marie Cestaric

June 9, 1954 - November 23, 2017

Rita Cestaric, age 63, of Chicago. Beloved wife of Steve Regal for 38 years. Loving mother of Stephen Regal and Andrew (Shizuka) Regal. Rita worked for the EPA for many years as a chemical engineer. She cherished her family and friends, and was devoted to her profession.Visitation Tuesday, 3-8 PM, at Drake and Son Funeral Home, 5303 N Western Ave, Chicago. Interment will take place at a...
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Julius Takacs

November 12, 1950 - November 22, 2017

Julius Takacs, 67, passed away on November 22, 2017; his beloved wife of 22 years, Mariana nee Rosenbaum was by his side, as was the rest of his family. He also leaves behind his caring sister Gizella (Gene) Opperman and his fond nephews Justin, Daniel and Michael. He is preceded in death by his parents Julius and Gizella Takacs. As a teacher he touched the lives of countless students. He was an...
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Christine M. Beale

January 12, 1972 - November 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Manuel Brito

July 2, 1944 - November 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Eric Von Brent

April 30, 1962 - November 8, 2017

Eric Von Brent was born April 30, 1962 to parents Charles and Joyce Brent. Born with a drawing pencil in his hand, he would learn to perfect his art. As a child Eric was baptized at Holy Angels church.In 1977 Eric attended Tilden High School, until he pursued his passion, joining the U S Army. He traveled the world, learned the trade of welding and served his country proud...
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Marjorie C. Eng

May 16, 1923 - November 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Deborah Anne DUNNE

December 30, 1950 - November 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Ethel Dean Nambu

November 7, 1928 - November 4, 2017

A much loved daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother, ETHEL DEAN NAMBU was born to Haymaker and Jennie Hall Estill on November 7, 1928 in a farmhouse near Armstrong, Missouri. Ethel has one younger brother, Wendell Hall Estill. Ethel finished her studies at William Jewell College in Missouri and then Northern Baptist Seminary in Chicago, where she met her husband Masaru Nambu. In Chicago,...
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Stella H. Armour

October 10, 1924 - October 16, 2017

Stella Armour, 93, passed away quietly at home on October 16, 2017. She goes now to join her beloved husband, William Frederick Armour. She leaves behind her three adoring children, Diane, Frederick and Yvonne Armour. She was a loving grandmother of four grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She was an avid painter and painter as well as a devout Catholic. Visitation will be held Sunday,...
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Mark Richard Nagy

August 9, 1974 - October 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Morton M. Millman

October 9, 1928 - October 15, 2017

Morton M. Millman, M.D., age 89, passed away October 15, 2017 surrounded by family. He leaves behind his loving wife of 31 years, Ann Kinnealey Millman. His adoring daughter Heidi (Jeffrey) Millman Jacobson and his sister Ilene Goldstein of Scottsdale, AZ. He was a beloved uncle to Julie (Michael) Levy, Michael (Kelly) Silver, Tamara Barrat, and Mark (Sue) Silver. He was previously married to...
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Justina Zacher

September 26, 1927 - October 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Eugenia A. Noche

June 2, 1917 - October 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Dragica Vinka Radic

March 27, 1923 - October 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Donald J. Michael

November 3, 1939 - October 9, 2017

Donald J. Michael, age 77 of Northbrook, formerly of Chicago, died October 9, 2017. Beloved husband of Nona. Loving father of Eric (Ruth) and Lorin (Donna). Dear Grandpa of Adam, Emily, Zachary, Aaron, and Paige. Survived by his brother Clint (Mary) and sister-in-law Val, and preceded in death by siblings Marilyn and Bruce. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday 3-8 PM at Drake...
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Steven Joseph Janka

January 11, 1950 - October 8, 2017

Retired CPD officer Steve J. Janka, 67, lost his battle with cancer on October 8, 2017. He leaves behind his beloved partner Linda Gonzales of 32 years. He will be missed by his adoring daughter Christina (Kevin) Wagenknecht, his granddaughters Catherine and Heather, his loving brother Mike Janka, as well as his furry children Frosty and Sandy. He graduated Taft High School in 1968 and attended...
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Marcine K. Rember

April 5, 1938 - October 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Martha G. Uribe

April 27, 1955 - October 6, 2017

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Judy Joann Ledger

March 7, 1930 - October 1, 2017

Judy Joann Ledger nee King, 87, beloved wife of the late Joseph Earl Ledger; loving mother of Kathy (the late Ray) Schmidt, Judy Lynn, Laurie (Steve) Cannizzo and Maureen. Loving daughter of the late Peter and Genevieve King. Cherished sister of the late John and Marilyn King, Mary Ellen (Larry) Chapman. Beloved sister in law of Lorraine (Hank) Drummond. Great aunt of many nieces and nephews....
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Bernice Darmody

June 22, 1932 - September 27, 2017

DARMODY, Bernice, nee Landros, of Chicago passed away Wednesday. She was a loving wife to the late John; loving daughter to the late Peter & Nellie; beloved sister to the late Lottie Sheppard & the late Lillian Jeromin; cherished aunt to Nancy, Robert, Jim, John & Marynell. Visitation is Friday at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60625 from 5:00 pm to...
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Juan M. Tobar

September 11, 1933 - September 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Mildred Beatrice Delahunty

March 14, 1932 - September 26, 2017

Delahunty, Mildred B., 85 of Chicago, Il passed on September 26, 2017. Loving wife for 63 years of G. Thomas Delahunty, daughter of the late Aloys and Beatrice (Kubal) Schlosser. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children Patricia (Steven) Bookless of NH, Teresa Delahunty (Chris Alders) of the United Kingdom, Eileen (Steven) Frolo of NY, Margaret (John) Farrell of NY, Susan ...
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Sebastian V. Villa

January 24, 1940 - September 25, 2017

Dr. Sebastian V. Villa, 77, died at 9:06 am, Monday, September 25, 2017, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville after 5 weeks of hospitalization due to cardiac complications.Sebastian (also known as Bating to friends and family and Dodoy to family in the Philippines) was born on January 24, 1940, in Jamindan, Capiz Philippines. He is survived by his wife Victorina; his daughter Jean ...
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Joseph J. Baker,

February 25, 1941 - September 21, 2017

Baker, Jr., Joseph J., age 76, loving son of the late Joseph J. Baker, Sr. and the late Jane M. Baker, nee Collins; fond cousin and friend to many, passed away in Chicago on Thursday, September 21, 2017. He has educated many students in a distinguished teaching career at Queen of the Rosary School in Elk Grove Village, Illinois (1963-1977) and in the Wilmette/Glenview schools of Avoca School...
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Ruth Martin

December 21, 1919 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.Funeral services will be held September 25th at 11 AM at First Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, 1301 N La Salle Dr, Chicago. Interment Private.For funeral information 773-561-6874 or drakeandsonfuneralhome.com
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Arif NIKOVIC

April 15, 1950 - September 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Ryan Shen Li

September 7, 2017 - September 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Paul L. Tasch

August 15, 1924 - September 8, 2017

Paul L. Tasch Sr., 93, retired Commander CPD, of Chicago, September 8, 2017. Beloved husband of 71 years to the late Julia E. Tasch. Loving and cherished father of Cassandra Tamburrino, Retired Captain CPD Paul L. (Lynn) Tasch Jr, and Terrie (Tom Magerl) Tasch-Sensing. Father in law of the late John Tamburrino, and the late Fred S. Sensing Jr. Grandfather of 7, and great grandfather of 8. ...
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Martin John Lingner

February 20, 1929 - September 3, 2017

Martin J. LingnerFebruary 20, 1929 - September 3, 2017Martin Lingner, age 88, of Chicago, Illinois passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 3rd. He was a devoted husband, a loving father and a caring brother, uncle and friend. He lived and worked in Chicago, but spent the summer months with his Family at their home in Wisconsin on Powers Lake where he lived out his remaining days after the...
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Martin D. Harnett

May 2, 1937 - August 29, 2017

Martin D. Harnett Sr., 80, entered Heaven on August 29, 2017, after along battle with cancer; he was surrounded by his beloved family. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Nancy Harnett. He leaves behind his adoring children Jack Harnett, Catherine Ann Henry, Martin D. Harnett Jr., Nancy (Scott) Lizak, and David (Juana) Harnett. He was grandfather to sixteen grandchildren and four great...
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James S. Tonkinson

May 18, 1934 - August 28, 2017

James S. Tonkinson of Chicago, Illinois passed from this life on August 28th, 2017 at the age of 83. He was surrounded with love by his immediate family as he made his peaceful transition into the hands of God. James, the sixth child and second son of Irene Tonkinson (nee) Stewart and Edward Tonkinson was born May 18, 1934 in Elmwood Park, Il. He had seven siblings, Mae, Jack, Myrle, Betty,...
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John David Slankard

December 17, 1949 - August 21, 2017

John D. Slankard passed away on August 21, 2017. John's kindness, love of life and quiet strength touched the lives of everyone who met him. He truly made the world a better place. He is survived by his loving wife Barb and sister Linda (Slankard) and is a cherished uncle to seven nieces and nephews. A celebration of John's life will be held on Saturday, September 16 at La Sardine,...
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Linda Valerie Watry

May 29, 1947 - August 18, 2017

Linda Valerie Watry McCune of Chicago went to heaven on August 18th, 2017 at the age of 70. Linda is survived by her daughter Jennifer (George) and her grandsons Jack, Ryan, and Brad of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. She is preceded in death by her husband of 11 years, James L. McCune, and her parents Fred and Dorothea Illmann. Linda was born in Chicago on May 29th, 1947. She graduated from...
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Marliss E. Chatham

December 14, 1937 - August 17, 2017

Marliss Elaine Chatham, 79, was welcomed home to Heaven on August 17th, 2017 from Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, IL. Her sincere faith in Jesus Christ gave her peace beyond human comprehension. Throughout the duration of her battle with leukemia, this divine peace was evident in that her spirit was never despondent. She kept her attitude positive and even managed to maintain her sense of...
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Perla F. Jagonase

April 28, 1937 - August 12, 2017

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Barbara Ann Zak

March 19, 1937 - August 9, 2017

Zak, Barbara AnnBarbara Ann Zak nee Owens, 80, August 9, 2017, of Skokie. Beloved wife of the late Peter Zak, cherished mother of Kevin (Kay) Overpack, Lynn Overpack and Carla Hayes; fond and loving grandmother of Colleen (Marcus) Lyles, Sean, Peter and Michael Gaffney, Thomas (Sandra Garcia), Matthew and Kaitlyn Overpack, Nicholas and Connor Hayes, and the late Christopher Gaffney; dear great...
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Rose L. Guttman

June 5, 1918 - August 7, 2017

Rose L. GuttmanJune 5, 1918 - August 7, 2017 Rose L Guttman passed away peacefully at the age of 99. She was indeed an individual:independent, determined and most generous to those in need. She had a passion for entertaining family and friends, as well as playing poker. She enthusiastically continued doing both well into her nineties. Although she had no children, she will be remembered fondly by...
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Carol Cecilia Norton

May 13, 1925 - August 7, 2017

Carol Cecelia Norton, 92, died at her home in Chicago on August 7, 2017 in the presence of her family; born in Cleveland, Ohio to Avery Byron and Cecilia Charpie; she endured the depression as a child in North Royalton, Ohio; earned her Modern Language Diploma with membership in the National Honor Society from Cleveland Heights High School in 1943; and studied at the New York School of Modern...
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William E. Olson

April 25, 1933 - August 3, 2017

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James Ruben Brunsell

April 12, 1927 - August 3, 2017

James Ruben Brunsell, 90, of Chicago, August 3, 2017. Beloved husband of Gunnel, nee Franzon. James formerly worked at NBC. Memorial Service Saturday, August 19, 2017, 11:00 am at North Park Covenant Church, 5250 N. Christiana Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60625. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church. Interment Private. Information, please call 773-561-6874.
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Jair Molina

March 7, 1995 - August 1, 2017

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Oskar Franz

July 16, 1936 - July 29, 2017

Oskar Franz, 81, entered into eternal life on July 29, 2017. Oskar is survived by his loving wife Claudia Franz nee Langebartels, his adoring son Carl Franz, his sisters Elfriede Piehl nee Franz, and grandsons Alexander and Duncan Franz. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Franz and brother, Julius Franz. He is a beloved Godfather to six and Uncle to many nieces and nephews....
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Emma Jo Lawson

June 12, 1941 - July 26, 2017

LAWSON, Emma Jo, 76 of Jellico, Tennessee, passed away on July 26. Loving daughter to the late Isham Lawson and the late Jency Lee; beloved mother to Patricia (Peter) Saltouros,Timothy Hicks and Brenda (David Martin) Hicks; cherished grandmother to Tammy (Robert ) Wells, John (Jennifer) Saltouros, Jennifer (Gregory) Vice, Samantha (Mitch) Denman, Michael Martin and Michelle Martin; adoring great...
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Louis Alberto Gutierrez

June 8, 1956 - July 19, 2017

Louis (Luìs) Alberto Gutierrez, 61 of Chicago. Passed away unexpectedly due to a severe heart infection, and other complications. The Lord took him home on July 19th, 2017, he was surrounded by his family. He is survived by his four daughters, Emma, Sylvia, Elvia, Louisa, and eleven grandchildren; Anthony, Jimmy, Alysia, Daisy, Angelina, William Jr.,Joseph, Isabella, Travis, Abby, Ruby. And...
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Leone Nelson O'Roark

September 30, 1915 - July 19, 2017

Leone Nelson O'Roark, 101, of Glenview, formerly of Skokie, Illinois, July 19, 2017. Wife of the late Granville. Loving mother of Robert L. (Phyllis) O'Roark, Michael C. (Kristi) O'Roark, and the late Joseph L. O'Roark. Mother-in- law of Karen O'Roark. Grandmother of Joey (Krystal), Jacelyn, Bob, Heather, Michael, Christopher, Daniel, and Courtney. Great Grandmother...
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Patricia Margaret Ritchie

February 14, 1930 - July 16, 2017

RITCHIE, Patricia Margaret, 87, passed away Sunday. She was a loving wife of 26 yrs to William D. Ritchie, Sr. Beloved mother to the late William D. Jr., Jacqueline, Deborah (Richard), Patricia, Colleen & Susan; cherished grandmother to Jennifer, Brian, Jessica, Julie, Philip, Sean, Christopher, Daniel, Kelsey, Zachary, Jacob, Brenna & Traci; adoring great grandmother of 8; beloved sister...
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Irene C. Simich

July 4, 1924 - July 15, 2017

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Barbara Kyoko Mizushima

October 9, 1931 - July 15, 2017

Mizushima, Barbara Kyoko, nee Nishimura, 85, beloved wife of the late Raymond B. Mizushima. Loving mother of Cheryl (Dominic Puleo), Craig (Nina) and Marcia (Frank) Shuminas; cherished grandmother of Lauren (George), Eiko Elise, Steven, Kristin, Ezra and Eli; great-grandmother to Isabel; beloved sister to Ellen Jane (the late Koichi) Murakami and Andrew (Aileen) Nishimura. Memorial visitation...
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Delia Torres-Fernald

June 18, 1936 - July 14, 2017

Dr. Delia Torres Fernald, DDS passed away peacefully at her home on July 14th, 2017. Born in Peru, South America to Eugenio Torres and Catalina Fernald. Received Doctorate of Dental Surgery from National University of San Marcos School of Dentistry in Lima, Peru. Former department head of Oral Surgery and Dental Clinic in the Hospital of Sullana in Peru. Former member of many years of the...
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James Baier

March 18, 1928 - July 9, 2017

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Jose L. Abogado

November 9, 1940 - July 8, 2017

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Joseph Ignacio Diaz

April 13, 1949 - July 2, 2017

Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.Know that the Lord is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his...
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Sheila Taaffe Reynolds

December 11, 1921 - June 29, 2017

REYNOLDS, Sheila TaaffeSheila Taaffe Reynolds, age 95. Born in Chicago in 1921 to Joseph and Marie Higgins Taaffe. Died peacefully in her home of 45 years in Chicago on June 29, 2017. This remarkable woman was the mother of 12, grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 12. Beloved wife of the late Paul G. Reynolds. Dearest mother of Paul G. (Trish) Reynolds, Jr., Shaun (Suzanne),...
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Iluminada Lopez Sambo

November 29, 1931 - June 25, 2017

Mrs. Iluminada L. Sambo, "Aida", died in the early morning hours of Monday, June 25, 2017. She was under homecare for rehabilitation for recurrent falls. She fainted Saturday morning of June 24. She was weak and had trouble eating. We called 911 Fire Station because she was under homecare and they know her and took her immediately for tests at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston. She was...
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Wai Fun Cheng

May 1, 1921 - June 24, 2017

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Abelardo Santos Cuyugan

August 20, 1945 - June 22, 2017

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Frank Vivo

February 26, 1932 - June 19, 2017

Frank Vivo, 85, was born into life in Naples, Italy on February 26, 1932, and born into eternity on June 19, 2017; Beloved Husband of Raffaella; Loving Father of Rosaria (Steven) Owen, and Joseph (Mariellyn) Vivo; Adoring Grandfather of Andrew Owen, Alexandra Owen, Michael Vivo, and Matthew Vivo; Dear Brother of Vincenza Russo, Sam Vivo, the late Anna (Joseph) Benvenuto, Eugene Vivo, and Alberto ...
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Brett Patrick Conway

November 22, 1969 - June 18, 2017

Brett Patrick Conway, age 47, passed away at his home in Chicago on Saturday, June 18. He was born November 22, 1969 in Madison, WI to Stephen (Pat) Conway and Alma (Bonack) Conway. He was a 1988 graduate of Three Lakes High School, Three Lakes, WI. He attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison as an undergrad and went on to medical school at the same university. He graduated with an MD in...
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Marcia Lee Fredrickson

December 22, 1953 - June 17, 2017

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Lupe M. Tirado

December 24, 1945 - June 16, 2017

Lupe M. Tirado, nee Chico age 71 of Chicago was born into life in Ecuador on December 24, 1945 and born into eternity in Chicago on June 16, 2017; most loving wife to the late Jose H. Tirado; loving mother to Alexis Tirado, Geovany Tirado, Dennis Tirado and Shirley Tirado (husband Juan Villa); loving sister to Alberto Chico Mantilla and the late Luis Armando Chico Mantilla (wife Francisca...
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