Our Obituaries

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 Cecelia 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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Andrez Ruiz Andonaegui

May 31, 1975 - June 12, 2017

Through Your Eyes - A Testament to Your LifeAs your mother, on e of the most difficult challenges in my life will be to accept your departure.. For 42 years you have been a constant in our lives. Most especially, your brother, Arturo; sister, Lydia; and myself. I feel that our closeness grew deeper this past year. We faced many challenges but we were both looking forward to moving to...
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Rita R. Baur

May 20, 1924 - June 10, 2017

Rita R Baur nee Simmons passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, in her Chicago home on June 10, 2017 at the age of 93. Rita is survived by her daughter Susan Baur Mitrovich, her son-in-law Harry Mitrovich, her grandchildren Ashley Majerowicz & Hunter Mitrovich, and many nieces & nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Norman F. Baur, sister Mary Lu Hoffmann, and...
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Dam Tan Phan

April 14, 1935 - June 9, 2017

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Betty Jane Moody

May 30, 1930 - June 6, 2017

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Hugo A. Peña

January 11, 1951 - June 1, 2017

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Gary Crites Burget

April 20, 1941 - May 31, 2017

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Azucena Santos Rivera

June 20, 1941 - May 29, 2017

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Maria Nieves Hernandez

August 5, 1922 - May 29, 2017

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Susie Narvaez

September 11, 1966 - May 28, 2017

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Teresita G. VALDEZ

May 28, 1947 - May 27, 2017

Teresita Gapasin Valdez passed away peacefully with her family at her side Saturday May 27, 2017. Teresita was a selfless woman who put others before herself. She was the first to help in any situation near or far. We were blessed to learn many valuable lessons from her. Hold her close as we do in your mind and heart. Teresita was the youngest girl of 11 children. Married to the late Gregorio T...
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Julia E. Tasch

December 2, 1926 - May 24, 2017

Julia E. Tasch, nee Talles, 90, of Chicago, May 24, 2017. Beloved wife of 71 years to Paul L. Tasch Sr. , retired Police Commander CPD. Loving and cherished mother of Cassandra Tamburrino, Paul L. (Lynn) Tasch Jr, and Terrie (Tom Magerl) Tasch-Sensing. Mother in law of the late John Tamburrino, and Fred S. Sensing Jr. Grandmother of 7, and great grandmother of 7. Sister of the late Mitzl Vogel,...
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Robert J. Nelson

December 2, 1926 - May 19, 2017

Nelson, Robert J., 90 of Chicago passed away Friday. He was a loving husband to the late Betty; loving father to Patricia (Bill) Lanoie, the late James F., the late John M. and Thomas R. (Sarah); cherished grandfather to Jennifer, Robert (Alison) and Christopher; adoring uncle to four nieces and multiple grandnieces and grandnephews. Visitation is Wednesday from 4 pm to 8 pm at Drake & Son...
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Ricardo E. Forero

October 26, 1936 - May 16, 2017

Forero, Ricardo E., 80, Army Veteran of Chicago, passed away Tuesday. He was a loving husband to Rebecca; Beloved son of Ana Forero-Gomez and Eugenio Forero; Beloved brother of Teresa Bustamante-Forero and Eugenio Forero-Gómez; Beloved father of Monica, Diana and Suad Forero; Beloved grandfather of Toni, Gia, Dylan, Lorenzo & Nikki. Visitation is Monday at Drake & Son Funeral Home...
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Robert N. Bacon

May 2, 1946 - May 15, 2017

Robert Neil Bacon, born May 2, 1946, made his transition to his heavenly home on Monday, May 15, 2017. Robert, affectionately known as Bob, had a sweet gentle spirit, quick wit, and was an exceptional poet. He will be remembered for being a God-fearing man whose love, kindness, poems and ministry to those in need impacted many. His thoughtful ways were shown through actions of sincere faith as...
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Catherine DANDURAND

January 23, 1920 - May 11, 2017

Dandurand, Catherine, 97 of Chicago passed away Thursday at home. She was a loving wife to the late Adrian; cherished mother to Helene (the late Carl) Patten; grandmother to Cheryl Jones; great grandmother of 4. Loving sister to Nicholas Mutschinszky, Jr; preceded in death by her parents Nicholas Mutchinszky and Helen Maracek and her brother Joseph. Lie in state at St. Matthias Church, 2310 W....
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Robert A. Delisi

September 15, 1941 - May 10, 2017

Robert A. Delisi, 75, of Chicago, May 10, 2017. Husband of the late Helen, née Laubner. Loving step father of Antoinette M. Campbell, and Michael C. (Joan E.) Molesky. Son of the late Sally and August Delisi. Brother of the late Toni (Joe) Lang, and Ronald Delisi. Loved by many nieces and nephews and friends. Visitation Thursday, May 18, 2017, 10:00 am to time of mass, 11:00 am at St....
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Marie Eugenie Franck

May 27, 1926 - May 9, 2017

Marie Eugenie Franck was born the oldest of six siblings in Port-au-Prince, Haiti of Lieutenant Jerome Georges Franck and Eugenia Sterling on May 27, 1926. She was a daughter, sister, mother and grandmother who loved her family. Marie Eugenie Franck?is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Joseph Farnes Antoine Franck; sisters, Marie Marthe Antonine Franck and Claudette Franck. She?is...
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Patricia Pearl Frendreis

April 28, 1928 - April 29, 2017

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Cristina Ramiscal

July 24, 1921 - April 27, 2017

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Lorraine C. Morgan

September 24, 1934 - April 25, 2017

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Mae Sunday Calabrese

November 6, 1924 - April 25, 2017

Mae Calabrese, age 92. Beloved wife of the late James Calabrese. Cherished mother of Laurene (Richard F. Evans) Calabrese. Loving grandmother of Jessica (D. Michael) Prushnok, Nicolas (Shae) Brito, Marta Jean Evans Wilson and Connor Evans. Dear great-grandmother of Josephina Loren Prushnok. Dear sister of Rose (the late Louis ) Feid and the late Samuel Marsala. Mae was the aunt of Gene...
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Gregorio Q. Nachor

November 17, 1939 - April 24, 2017

Gregorio Nachor, 78, of Chicago, IL, died April 24, 2017, at Lutheran General Hospital. Mr. Nachor was born November 17, in the Philippines. He was born and raised in Sta. Maria, Pangasinan. Greg's life was evolved in his work, family, and socializing with friends. He loves to cook his favorite delicious Pangasinan delicacies. His favorite sport team is the Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed...
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Waldy Saintil

December 21, 1967 - April 23, 2017

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Raquel Salazar

February 3, 1929 - April 23, 2017

Raquel Salazar was born February 3, 1929 in Quito, Ecuador. She married Alberto Salazar on 11/20/1950 and had three children. She came to America on July 5th, 1965 and became a citizen on July 4th, 1976. Her greatest joy in life were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Raquel is survived by her beloved husband Alberto, her daughter Beatriz (William) Hayakawa, Franklin (Diane)...
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Sum K. Wan

November 21, 1947 - April 22, 2017

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Mary Hodap

March 20, 1941 - April 21, 2017

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Betty Ellen McCartney

August 6, 1945 - April 21, 2017

McCartney, Betty, 71, of Chicago passed away April 21. She was a loving wife to the late John Steven; loving mother to Cynthia Steven (Carlos Robles); cherished sister to Tom Harman (the late Diane); fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Betty was a system sales specialist for S & C Electric company for 45 years. Memorial visitation Monday, May 1, 2017, 4pm to 8pm at Drake & Son Funeral...
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Maja Cus Vukovic

July 7, 1921 - April 19, 2017

Vukovic, Maja nee Cus, 95 of Croatia, Professional violinist, passed away Wednesday. Loving wife to the late Boris Vukovic; preceded in death by parents Yelena and Petar; preceded in death by siblings Ana and Franja; she is survived by grandniece Lidija from Belgrade & Croatia; survived by many nieces & nephews in Europe; loving cousin to Judy (Tom) Fus and her family; cousin to John ...
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Thomas William Heider

July 13, 1949 - April 16, 2017

Thomas W. Heider, 67, of Chicago, April 16, 2017. Beloved husband of Susan. Loving father of Tracy Heider, and Hollie (Adam) Wlodarski. Cherished grandfather of Hazel Wlodarski. Son of the late Anna and Joseph Heider. Dear brother of Mary Ellen Kulczak. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N....
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Johnnie M. Thompson

December 15, 1946 - April 15, 2017

Johnnie Mae Thompson, 70, of Chicago, Illinois was born on December 15, 1946 to the late Maebelle and John Caffey. Both parents and one sister preceded her in death. After graduating from Calhoun County Training School in Anniston, Alabama, she attended classes at Kennedy King College and received real estate training at Truman College. Johnnie and her then husband, WiIllie Marvin Thompson...
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Meredith Leverone

May 4, 1927 - April 11, 2017

Meredith Leverone, 89, of Chicago, April 11, 2017. Daughter of the late Martha and Nathaniel Leverone. Services and Interment Private.
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Maria S. Guzman

April 10, 1921 - April 11, 2017

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Emily Jonas Hill

March 2, 1927 - March 31, 2017

Emily Jonas Hill - ObituaryEmily Hill died March 31, 2017, at the age of 90, after a massive stroke, with her family at her side. She was born on March 2, 1927, in Chicago, Illinois to Hungarian immigrant parents, Drs. Emil Jonas and Renee Lovas. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree (1949) and Master of Arts degree (1952) in theater and communications from Northwestern University. In a...
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Daniel John Banaszek

April 29, 1948 - March 29, 2017

Chicago - Daniel John Banaszek, 68, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Dan was born on April 29, 1948 to Edward and Adeline (Wanda) Banaszek. He attended St. Eulalia, St. Joseph High School, and Christian Brothers College (Memphis, TN) where he obtained his bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Most recently, Dan led the environmental section of an international engineering firm as a Senior VP. He...
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Khanh Tran

August 25, 1930 - March 29, 2017

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Jose Cardenas DeCastro

February 14, 1935 - March 26, 2017

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Daniel Trnoska

July 16, 1932 - March 22, 2017

TRNOSKA, Daniel 84, of Chicago passed away peacefully on March 22, 2017. He was the loving husband of Ida Trnoska, née Stolarsky; beloved dad of Lisa (Andrew) Davidson; cherished grandpa of Alec and Amanda Davidson; fond brother of the late Florence Hardin and uncle of numerous nieces and nephews to honor his memory. He served proudly in the United States Air Force during the Korean...
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Efren Custodio Farrales

May 13, 1943 - March 21, 2017

Efren C. Custodio 73, of Chicago, beloved husband of Ninita Farrales nee Benesa; adored father of Kristin (Ray) Distor, Ruth (Doug) Lindberg and Rachel (Wynand) Van Heerden; treasured papa of Brandon Distor, Maddie and James Lindberg and Alexander Van Heerden; loyal brother of Carmen and fun uncle to many. His love will always live on, in the hearts of his family and friends. Arrangements under...
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Olivanna Mattozzi

May 20, 1927 - March 19, 2017

Olivanna Jeffery Mattozzi, 89, passed away on March 19, 2017; beloved mother of Carmine (Dawn), Emma Oslac, and Mark Mattozzi; adoring grandmother of Carmine A. (Gina), Jordanna, and Francesca; dear daughter of the late Anthony & Rose Jeffery; loving sister of the late Tony and Carlo Jeffrey; caring aunt of Tony (Julie), Carissa, Frank Sr. (Donna), Frank Jr. and Anthony (Rosie); fond friend...
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Colleen Joan Claffey

December 10, 1963 - March 18, 2017

Colleen J. Claffey (nee Davern). Age 53 of Chicago. Beloved wife of Michael Claffey. Adoring mother of Thomas (Tommy) Claffey. Cherished daughter of of the late James (CPD) and Caroline Davern. Dear sister of Albert Davern, James (Deborah) Davern, Kelly (Thomas CPD) Torres, Stephen (Heather) Davern, Angelique (Jack) Byrnes and Monique, CPD (Pete Douvalakis) Giannoni. Dear sister-in-law of...
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You Bang Lin

November 25, 1935 - March 13, 2017

You Bang Lin, age 81, of Chicago, was born in China. He is the beloved husband of Yuet-Sum Lum.
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John H. Steven

February 28, 1935 - March 12, 2017

Steven, John H. 82, of Chicago passed away with his family's love surrounding him on March 12, 2017. Devoted husband of Betty McCartney; loving father of Cynthia Steven (Carlos Robles); beloved brother of Richard Steven and cherished uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. He was a proud paratrooper in the British Armed Forces. Visitation Saturday, March 18th 3:00pm-8:00pm, with Funeral...
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Fridolf Carl Pearson

April 27, 1930 - March 6, 2017

Fridolf Carl Pearson, 86, of Chicago, March 6, 2017. Brother of Ruthmarie (Phil) Anderson, and the late Elfrida Baran, and Naomi Pearson. Son of the late Clara and Fridolf Pearson. Uncle of Anne Taubensee, Denise Baran, Phyllis Bongard, Beverly Ness, Greg and Mark Baran, and Charles Anderson. Visitation Friday, March 17, 2017, 12:00 pm noon to time of service 1:00 pm at Edgebrook Covenant...
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Amado Monedo Brosas

September 13, 1950 - March 6, 2017

Amado Monedo Brosas, age 66, was born into life in Liliw, Laguna, Philippines on September 13, 1950 and born into eternity on March 6, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Amado is the beloved husband of the late Virginia G. Brosas; most loving father of Donvi (Julie) Brosas, Donnavi Brosas, and Dianne Brosas; adoring grandfather of Joriz Niño, Caitlin Jade, Chloe Sophia, and David James;...
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Mary Ming

July 22, 1936 - March 5, 2017

Mary Ming, 80, of Chicago, passed away March 5, 2017. She was born on July 22, 1936, in Latvia. Beloved wife of Mathias "MAT" Ming. Loving mother of David (Laura) Ming. Fond grandmother of Logan and step-grandmother of Kevin. Sister of the late William Smeilis. Sister in law of Kathy Smeilis. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, March 9, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 9:00...
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John W. Hoeflich

November 19, 1930 - March 4, 2017

Hoeflich, John William 86, of East Dundee, IL. Formerly of Mountain Home, AR, Woodstock and Chicago IL. Devoted husband of the late Perrue and the late Donna. Loving companion and sweetheart of Janet Zaballa; faithful father of Jeanette (John) Sheehan, John (Sue), Jim (Chris), Jeff (Chris), Jack (Cathy), and Joe (Debby) Hoeflich; treasured grandfather of 13 and great grandfather of three;...
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Virginia E. Barlow

June 9, 1928 - March 3, 2017

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Eleanor H. SMITH

September 16, 1930 - March 3, 2017

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Esther R. Arreguin

April 19, 1927 - February 27, 2017

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Theresa LoBianco Bellavia

November 3, 1919 - February 26, 2017

Theresa Bellavia Nee LoBianco 97, of Chicago passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 26th. She was the beloved wife of the late Rocco Bellavia, adored mother of Kenneth J (Nadine) Bellavia; cherished grandmother of Michael, James, Nicholas and Jack Bellavia; fond sister of Joseph (Sarah) LoBianco, and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews that will all treasure her beloved memory. Theresa was...
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Marion Kathryn Sullivan

August 27, 1940 - February 22, 2017

Sullivan, Marion K. nee King 76 of Chicago, passed away on February 22nd with her family's love surrounding her. She was the beloved wife of the late Coleman Robert Sullivan "Bob"; cherished mother to Virginia Lantz and William (Julie) Sullivan; loving grandmother to Sean, Erin and Breanna Sullivan, Robert Burchfield, Marion and Matthew Lantz, Josephine and Andrew Del Gulgiudice and Patricia...
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Florence L. Williams

June 22, 1927 - February 19, 2017

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Nancy Hoskinson McCormick

November 11, 1919 - February 18, 2017

Mrs. Charles Deering McCormick, 97, Philanthropist and Civic Leader Nancy Hoskinson McCormick a prominent philanthropist in the arts and education passed away peacefully at Mercy Hospital in Miami surrounded by her loving family. A resident of Coconut Grove, Florida and Seal Harbor, Maine, she died on the evening of February 18, 2017. She and her late husband, Mr. Charles Deering McCormick, were...
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Janet C. Weitz

July 15, 1947 - February 15, 2017

Janet C. Weitz, 69, of Edgewater, Chicago; was born into life on July 15, 1947, and born into eternity on February 15, 2017, surrounded by her loving family; beloved wife of Barry; loving mother of Sarah (Andrew) Cosslett and Peter (Jennifer) Weitz; adoring grandmother of James, William, and Matthew Cosslett; caring sister of Karen (Gerald) Yunevich, Theresa (John) Parker, Nancy (Joe) Konrad,...
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Lillian Petlak Clements

February 28, 1940 - February 12, 2017

Lillian Petlak Clements, of Chicago, February 12, 2017. Beloved wife of Jack. Aunt of Heather Wallig. Survived by her beloved dog Frankie. Lillian was known for her love of all animals. Memorial Visitation Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60625. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Harmony...
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Andy Schiller

June 4, 1928 - February 3, 2017

Andy Schiller passed away at home on February 3, 2017, after 88 plus years of a truly good life, surrounded by his loving family. Loving husband of the late Margarete; father of Richard, Elizabeth, and the late Anthony Schiller; Opa of Brian, Mathew, Andrew, Vincent, Michael, and Jackson; survived by his sister Kathy and brother Fritz; loving uncle to many nieces and nephews, and friend of too...
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Patrick John Kraeger

June 2, 1958 - January 29, 2017

Patrick John "Pat" Kraeger, 58, died unexpectedly Jan. 29, 2017 after a brief illness. A lifelong Chicagoan, Pat was preceded in death by his mother, Martha. Devoted son to John Kraeger; beloved brother of Pete (Bobbin), Susan Kapche (Jim), Joan Jones (the late Kevin), Mary Getty (Jim) and Barb Hailey (Allen). "Crazy Uncle" to: Michelle Pope and Katy Kraeger; Nick, Pat and Genevieve (Hugo Maurin)...
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Andargie Asfaw

May 27, 1961 - January 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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James Lee Hoagland

November 2, 1922 - January 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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Ghattas Bousheh

February 12, 1956 - January 25, 2017

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Sherry L. Mazzetti

April 27, 1946 - January 21, 2017

Sherry L. Mazzetti, 70, of Brookfield, IL, was born in Chicago, IL in 1946. Sherry is the beloved daughter of the late Bruno and Lois Mazzetti. Sherry was a high school teacher at Taft, Amundsen, Juarez, and various other Chicago Public High Schools.Visitation was Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Interment was Friday, January 27, 2017 at Mounds Cemetery, Cowden, IL.
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Thomas Michael Luebker

September 29, 1944 - January 20, 2017

Thomas "Mike" Luebker, 72, of Chicago; U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran; Beloved Husband of Becky Rosacker; Dear Son of the late William Luebker & Irene nee Flynn; Loving Brother of Ann (Mike) Campa, Rita Tasker, and the late James (Yolanda) Luebker; and Fond Friend of many; Retired CTA Manager of Tech Services; Past Commander of the American Legion Tattler Post #973. Visitation Monday,...
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Mary A. Pecirno

February 28, 1925 - January 20, 2017

Mary A. Pecirno, nee Laza, January 20, 2017. Beloved Wife of Pascal "Pat". Loving mother of Robert (Marta), and Richard (Sandi) Pecirno. Fond grandmother of Sergio, Brian, and Caitlin. Visitation Monday, January 23, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625. Funeral Tuesday, January 24, 2017 9:15 am from funeral home,...
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Edith Glogowski

February 1, 1923 - January 15, 2017

Edith Flemming Glogowski passed into eternity on Sunday, January 15, 2017. She was born in Lodz, Poland, on February 1, 1923. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter Glogowski. She is survived by her husband's grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Services will be held at Drake and Son Funeral Home, 5303 N Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60625. Viewing Fri, Jan...
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Cruz Castro Colón

May 3, 1932 - January 14, 2017

Cruz Castro Colón, born May 3, 1932, made his transition on January 14, 2017 and is survived by his lifelong love Asunción Juanita Martinez Colón, his two sons Felipe and Rey, and his granddaughter Kristiana. Full of humor, generosity, and love, Tito shined a bright light into the lives of all he touched and guides us from his place among the ancestors to be servants to the living....
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Ernest William TURNER

August 17, 1929 - January 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.
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William Gregory Goodwin

January 6, 1975 - January 10, 2017

William Gregory Goodwin was called home to God in the early morning hours of January 10th, 2017. Born on January 6th, 1975, Will came into the world just five minutes before his twin brother, Kevin. He was only 2 lbs and 13 ounces. Will learned tenacity right from the beginning. His wonderful spirit and inner strength enabled him to continue to battle a deadly form of Cancer. He never gave up...
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Constantine Magafas

October 18, 1931 - January 8, 2017

Constantine (Gus) Magafas passed away on Monday January 8, 2017. He is survived by his beloved wife Milagros Z. Magafas, Son - George, Sisters - Bessie, Venetia and Angeliki (deceased), Brother- Vasilios, Brother in law - George Dracopoulos, Sister in law - Anastasia Magafas, cousins (Anastos), and many nieces and nephews. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed. Services will be held...
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Elba Cecilia Sanchez

June 15, 1957 - January 7, 2017

Elba Cecilia "Shyla" Sanchez, Chicago, IL, passed away January 7, 2017. She was born in Chicago, IL on June 15, 1957 to Medardo H. and Maria Natalya Sanchez.Shyla is survived by her loving father and siblings Medardo G. (Pamela) Sanchez, Maria Natalya (Eric) Solomon, Edmundo (Colleen) Sanchez and Fabian Maurice (Karen) Sanchez. She was loved by many nieces and nephews: Nicole, Medardo Jr.,...
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Cesar Jose Cardenas

April 20, 1956 - January 7, 2017

Cesar Jose Cardenas, age 60, of Chicago, was born into life in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 20, 1956, and born into eternity surrounded by his loving family on January 7, 2017. Cesar is the beloved husband of Martha Cusba Cardenas; loving father of Alanna (fiancé Luis Martinez) Cardenas, and Gabriel (fiancé Maria A. Fontalvo) Cardenas; dear son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Ana Cointa...
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Jean Mary Schmit

July 5, 1922 - January 6, 2017

Jean Mary Schmit, age 94, of Chicago, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Friday, January 6, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Peter Anthony Schmit; loving mother of Kathleen (Robert) Yaksich, Maureen (the late Terry) Ratajesak, Nancy (Mike) Riley, Jean (Brian Glorioso) Boklewski, Peter (Barb) Schmit and Sue (Tony) Maniscalco; cherished grandmother of 16, proud great...
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Ying Cho

May 11, 1921 - January 5, 2017

CHO, Ying, age 96, of Niles, IL, was born into life in Canton China on May 11, 1921, and born into eternity on January 5, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Ying is the beloved wife of the late Yook Yng Cho; loving mother of Peter ( Eleanor), Paul (Caitlin), Susan ( George), and Jean ( Albert); adoring grandmother of Adrian (Christy), Kevin, Alex, Sam, Kaylee, Patrick ( Andie), Renee, Robina ...
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