Our Obituaries

Anna Mee Kim

November 8, 1944 - August 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Elmer Robert Mangelsdorf

October 25, 1927 - August 16, 2017

Elmer Robert Mangelsdorf age 89 of Des Plaines, beloved husband of Margaret ( nee Mingey); loving father of Judith (Raymond) Kay, Jeanne Doherty, Joyce (John) Folan, and Jill (Danny) Edwards step father to Joseph (Maria) Tomaselli, Mary (Richard) Gross, and Margaret (Sean) Greaney; cherished grandfather of 12 Funeral Wednesday 11:00 am at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner St, (corner of Northwest...
View Tribute »

Janet B. Poremba

April 13, 1932 - August 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Donna Dobbelaere

December 5, 1936 - August 14, 2017

Donna Lee Dobbelaere, 80, of Des Plaines, IL passed away peacefully on August 14, 2017. She was born on December 5, 1936 in Evanston, IL to Michael and Anne Dobbelaere. She grew up throughout the Chicago area attending St. Mary's Catholic Church and School, enjoying most of her time with her sister and beloved cousins. She loved yarn rug hooking, watching soap operas and playing word search...
View Tribute »

Maureen A. O'Mara

March 24, 1942 - August 12, 2017

Maureen A. O'Mara, LPN, 75 of Des Plaines, formerly of Chicago was born March 24, 1942 in Chicago to Francis and Ellen (nee Folan) O'Mara and passed away August 12, 2017. Maureen was the loving mother of Suzanne (Christopher) Weiss, Daniel (Kimberly) Barnitz, Michael Barnitz, James (Megan) Barnitz and Andrew (Annette) Barnitz; cherished grandmother of Matthew, Megan, Danica, Riley, Devin, Berghan...
View Tribute »

Helen H. Cantrell

August 28, 1931 - August 12, 2017

Helen H. Cantrell, nee Hahn 85, of Glenview. Helen was the beloved wife of David M. Cantrell; loving mother of Barbara Cantrell and the late Catherine Witt; dear sister of the late Gordon (Desiree) Van Arman and late Phyllis (late James ) Gardner; caring aunt of Iris (Howard) Hensley, Amanda (Paul) Spence, and Alicia (Jeff) Schmidt and many nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday from 10am...
View Tribute »

Emilio Virgilio

July 18, 1925 - August 11, 2017

Emilio Virgilio, 92 of Mt Prospect was born on July 18, 1925 to the late Nunzio and late Anna Virgilio in Italy and passed away August 11, 2017. Emilio was the beloved husband for 68 years to Bambina Virgilio; loving father of Nunzio (Diana) Virgilio, Anna (John) Schubert, Diana (Tony) Leone, John Virgilio and the late Emilio Virgilio Jr.; dear grandfather of Annette, Anthony, Lisa, David, Mark,...
View Tribute »

Dorothy H. Van Ornum

February 3, 1921 - August 9, 2017

Dorothy H. Van Ornum 96 nee Held of Des Plaines. Dorothy was born February 3, 1921 to the late Karl and late Anna Held and passed away August 9, 2017. Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late Albert Van Ornum; loving mother of Alan (Mariellen) and Robert (Mary Beth) Van Ornum; caring grandmother of Jaime (Marco) Flores, Jennifer Van Ornum, Meghan Van Ornum and Tricia (Tavo) Morales; dear great...
View Tribute »

Matthew Ryu

February 28, 1977 - August 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Hanna Osvoll

March 4, 1929 - August 6, 2017

Hanna Osvoll (nee Paulsen) 88, of Des Plaines passed away on August 6, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Arnt Osvoll (married 60 years); loving father of Hans (Trudy) Osvoll; devoted grandmother of Justin (Karyn) Osvoll and Samantha (Justin) Wirth; and great grandmother to Adam, Camryn, Maverick, and Eleanor; dear sister to Karen Johansen, Gunvor Breistein, Peder (Liv) Paulsen, Einar ( Rigmoor)...
View Tribute »

Hai Thi Tran

December 31, 1923 - August 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Elizabeth Staudt

March 1, 1925 - August 2, 2017

Elizabeth Staudt nee Schafer 92 formerly of Des Plaines. Elizabeth is the loving wife of John Staudt; caring sister of the late Maria Anstadt; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday 9:30am till time of service 11:00am at Oehler Funeral Home 2099 Miner St ( corner of Northwest Hwy /Rt14 and Rand Rd ) Des Plaines, IL. Entombment Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials...
View Tribute »

Reynaldo V. Pangilinan

September 20, 1952 - July 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Chang Sik Kim

May 20, 1940 - July 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

John George Nikolaou

July 17, 1960 - July 27, 2017

John G. Nikolaou, age 57. Born in Katerini, Greece, to the late George and Eleni Nikolaou. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years Theodosia Petkoglou (Sia); Loving father to George; dear brother to Ntoli Nikolaou; Beloved uncle to Maria and Xrisoula Petkoglou, Nitsa Logothetis Gountanis, George Logothetis, Hercules Logothetis, Patra Logothetis Kazas, George Logothetis, John Logothetis, as...
View Tribute »

Ellen O'Driscoll

July 16, 1930 - July 23, 2017

Ellen (Nellie) O' Driscoll (nee McCarthy) of Venice FL ,formerly of Edison Park, Born in Tournafulla, County Limerick Ireland. Beloved wife of the late Jeremiah; loving mother of Thomas (Suzanne), Sean (Donna), Kevin, Mary Pat (Eamon) Henry, Late Patrick (Beth), and Julieann (Jeff) Tornabenne; cherished Nana of Danny, Megan, Mikey, Kathleen, Brian, Michelle, Sean Og, Emma, Fintan, Maura, Isabella...
View Tribute »

Mary Elizabeth Rohde

November 6, 1960 - July 22, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Farrell Rohde, 56, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Mary was born on November 6th, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois. She was a lifelong resident of Des Plaines where she was a business owner and a local politician. She took pride in putting the people of her community first. Mary and David Rohde wed on May 2, 1981 and moved to Des Plaines. Their family...
View Tribute »

Frank R. Porcaro

December 20, 1932 - July 19, 2017

Frank R Porcaro passed away July 19, 2017, born on December 20, 1932 in Chicago. He was 84 years old. Frank was a resident of Des Plaines for 58 years. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Bobbie (nee Luster); his children Dennis (Judi) and Jeri (AL ) DiBrito; cherished Papa of Gina (Matt) Estkowski, Angela (Alex), Nicole (Cody) Railsbock , Papa G of Tylor, Dominic, Blake and Beau; dear...
View Tribute »

Joseph Sinacore

April 15, 1927 - July 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Nicolai Jason Varjavandi

December 10, 1973 - July 11, 2017

Nicolai J. Varjavandi, 43, of Maple Grove MN, formerly of Des Plaines. Beloved son of Sandra Varjavandi (Joseph Esposito); loving brother of Navid (Allison), Nathan (Kerry) Varjavandi, Alden (Lisa) Yliniemi; dear nephew Phillip (Julie) Johnson, Priscilla (James) Ollanketo, Feresteh (Ezzat) Pourushasb, Mahvash (Aminur) Rahman; cherished uncle of William (Ryan) Craft, Tanya, Jordan, Brooke and...
View Tribute »

Mary Meng

June 13, 1943 - July 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Harriet B. Sabacinski

November 18, 1923 - July 9, 2017

Harriet B Sabacinski nee Gutowski 93 of Des Plaines. Harriet was the beloved wife of the late Floryan " Skip " Sabacinski; loving mother of Bernice (Birger) Brinck-Lund, Elizabeth Obey, Michael Sabacinski, Mary (Paul) Augustyn; devoted grandmother of Jon (Michelle) Brinck-Lund, Elizabeth (Zach) Clark, Christina (Jim) Kilroy, Joel Nelson, Alissa (John) Sobeski, Katy, Joe, Jack, Wally Augustyn;...
View Tribute »

Joseph Pokorny

October 2, 1930 - July 8, 2017

Joseph Pokorny, 86, of Skokie. Joseph was the beloved husband of Theresia Pokorny; loving father of Frank, James (Eve), and Cynthia Pokorny; dear brother of Elisabeth (Late John) Staller and Late Frank (Irmgard) Pokorny; fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. Joseph was the owner of Joe's Homemade Sausage in Chicago. Visitation Wednesday from 4-8 pm at Oehler Funeral Home 2099 Miner St Des...
View Tribute »

Lucille R. Giessinger

December 13, 1923 - July 7, 2017

Lucille R. Giessinger, nee DeSalvo, 93, of Des Plaines was born on December 13, 1923 in Chicago to the late Tommaso and late JosephineDeSalvo and passed away July 7, 2017. Lucille was the beloved wife of the late Vently Giessinger; loving mother of Joseph (Jan), Jerry (Sylvia), Charles (Kimberly) and the late James Giessinger; caring grandmother of Lynn, Alec, Luke Giessinger and Cheyn (Taylor)...
View Tribute »

Yongwoon Choe

April 28, 1927 - July 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Eun June Yoo

October 4, 1938 - July 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Bechmann Hansen

September 30, 1925 - June 28, 2017

Bechmann Hansen, 91, of Inverness was born September 30, 1925 in Galena, KS to Bechmann and Ruth (nee Faust) Hansen and passed away June 28, 2017. Bechmann was the beloved husband of Joan B. Hansen; loving father of David (Amy) Hansen and the late Rebecca (Kevin) Perez and cherished grandfather of Elizabeth, Amanda, Eddie and Allison. Visitation will be Monday, July 3, 2017 from 11:00 AM until 12...
View Tribute »

Vivencio R. MARASIGAN

January 8, 1934 - June 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Carl Ralph Lytle

March 31, 1933 - June 27, 2017

Carl Ralph Lytle, 84 of Des Plaines was born March 31, 1933 in Middle Inlet, Wisconsin to Lowell and Mabel (nee Charlson) Lytle and passed away June 27, 2017. Carl was the beloved husband of Jean (nee Smiley) Lytle; loving father of Steven Lytle, Dale (Pamela) Lytle and Teresa Lytle; cherished grandfather of 10 and dear brother of Roy Lytle, Opal Barker, Gary (Sandra) Chartier and Nora Nelson....
View Tribute »

Jolly Abraham

May 15, 1959 - June 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Dorothy M. Bott

May 5, 1920 - June 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Clarence Ehler Kath

June 29, 1915 - June 24, 2017

Clarence Ehler "Ben" Kath, formerly of Des Plaines, passed away June 24, 2017, just five days before his 102nd birthday. Beloved husband of the late Berniece M. nee Mehlhop; cherished father of Janice (Jack, retired Des Plaines Chief of Police) Storm and the late Larry Kath; proud grandfather of John R. (Lynn) Storm, Jeff A. (Laurie) Storm, Robert C. (Donna) Storm, Denise M. (Danny) Maldonado and...
View Tribute »

Elsie M. Bragdon

October 20, 1924 - June 23, 2017

Elsie Mae Bragdon, 92 ½ years young of Morton Grove, passed away June 23, 2017. Cherished mother of Jean Bragdon (Connie McMahon) and John (Rose) Bragdon; proud grandmother of Katelyn and Timothy Bragdon; dear best friend of Carolyn (nee Gritten) Lawrence. Visitation Wednesday, June 28th, from 2-8 PM at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner Street, Des Plaines. Funeral service Thursday, June 29th,...
View Tribute »

Nicholas Zampetis

March 30, 1945 - June 23, 2017

Nicholas "Nick" Zampetis, 72 of Des Plaines, passed away June 23, 2017. Beloved husband of Mary nee Amersonis; cherished father of Paul Zampetis and Christie (Michael) Giometti; proud papou of Isabella and Matthew Giometti; dear brother of Irene (Bill) Diamantoulis; fond uncle of many. Nick enjoyed watching sports and spending time with his family. He had a zest for life even through his illness....
View Tribute »

Christina Orlowski

September 19, 1986 - June 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Ronald E. Mills

November 9, 1933 - June 16, 2017

Ronald E. Mills, 83 of Vernon Hills, formerly of Des Plaines was born November 9, 1933 in Portales, NM to William and Esther (nee Rutledge) Mills and passed away June 16, 2017. Ron was the loving father of Veronica (Emre) Karaca, Melora (Steven) Spriggs, Megan Morton, Mark (Mona) Cayce and Mike Cayce; cherished grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 2. Ron was a teacher and a United States...
View Tribute »

Denis Ferguson

December 15, 1946 - June 16, 2017

Denis Ferguson was born December 15, 1946 to the late Robert and late Eileen Ferguson and passed away June 16, 2017. Denis was the beloved husband of Therese nee Manning Ferguson; loving father of Kate (Steve) Surbaugh, Maggie (Brian) Gehler, and Bridget (Mike) Nolan; devoted grandfather of Will, Tristian, Lexi, Max, Owen, Brenna, Annabel, Izzy and Henry. Visitation Wednesday from 3-9pm at Oehler...
View Tribute »

Louise Ann Caulfield

June 12, 1933 - June 14, 2017

Louise Ann Caulfield, 84, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Marietta, Georgia. She was born on June 12, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to William O. and Edna S. Wallace. Louise married Jim in 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. They were happily married for 36 years. Louise enjoyed spending time with her family, crocheting and picture puzzles. Louise is survived by three children: her sons, Jim...
View Tribute »

Ellen S. Benson

April 14, 1933 - June 13, 2017

Ellen S. Benson, 84, passed away June 13, 2017, at her home in Rolling Meadows. A memorial visitation will be held at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner Street, Des Plaines, on Monday, June 26, 2017, from 10:30 AM until the time of service at 12 PM. Burial will follow at Ridgewood Memorial Park, Des Plaines. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home. For service information, please call the funeral...
View Tribute »

Dolly Balen

December 9, 1950 - June 11, 2017

Dolly Balen, of Morton Grove, passed away on June 11, 2017. Loving mother of the late Johnny Balen; dear sister of Elham Jacob; cherished aunt of Anthony (Rebecca) Jacob, Michael J. Jacob, Joseph G. (Lauren) Jacob and many others nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at Armenian All Saints Apostolic Church, 1701 Greenwood Road, Glenview, on Friday, June 16, 2017, at 11:00am....
View Tribute »

Carolyn W. Evensen

July 21, 1930 - June 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Margot L. Briars

December 6, 1922 - June 8, 2017

Margot Lieselotte Briars, 94, passed away on June 8th. Beloved wife of the late William Briars and loving mother of Ron and Gary (Laura). Best grandmother ever to Megen (Tommy) DiSanto, Craig (Ashley) Briars, and Emma Briars. Sister to the late Kay Zehr, fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. An avid bridge player, she was known for her encyclopedic memory and ability to remember details about...
View Tribute »

Almira G. Behrendt

September 28, 1918 - June 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Charles F. Thometz

March 24, 1934 - June 6, 2017

It is with great sadness we inform you that Charles Francis Thometz DDS, 83, of Lake Geneva, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the morning hours of June 6th, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Lake Geneva. Throughout his stay in the hospital, Charles was surrounded by his family; sharing their memories, support, and prayers. Charles was born in the home of his parent's, John Thometz and Louise ...
View Tribute »

Fe C. Espinosa

October 10, 1951 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Marjorie A. Sampson

February 23, 1916 - June 6, 2017

Marjorie A. Sampson, 101, of New Lenox and formerly of Des Plaines, passed away June 6, 2017, at her home. Beloved wife of the late David Ebert and the late John Sampson; cherished mother of the late Donald David Ebert. Marjorie leaves to cherish her memory grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner Street, Des Plaines, IL,...
View Tribute »

Elsie Louise Bruhn-Biechler

October 7, 1927 - June 5, 2017

Elsie Louise Bruhn-Biechler 89 of Elk Grove Village.Elsie was the beloved wife of Ralph Bruhn and the late Edward Biechler; loving mother of Ginger Cox, Bonnie (Julio) Garcia, Dennis Biechler, Cindy (Michael) Finder, Joyce (John) McKibben, Bev (Jerry) Humann, Deanna (Rob) Herlihy and the late Dale (Cindy) Biechler and late Randy Biechler; caring grandmother of 26, great-grandmother of 39 and...
View Tribute »

Frances B. Anderson

November 5, 1920 - June 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Dorothy K. Schmidt

October 24, 1928 - June 3, 2017

Dorothy K. Schmidt, 88, of Des Plaines, IL, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Edward L.; cherished mother of Gregory E. (Jacqueline), Steven P. (Anita), and Pamela S. (Kevin); proud grandmother of Ian, Diane, Eric, Sierra and Christine. Visitation Thursday, June 8, 2017, 4-8 PM, at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner Street, Des Plaines. Burial All Saints Cemetery...
View Tribute »

Matthew Dillabough

October 31, 1942 - June 2, 2017

Matthew "Matt" Dillabough, 74, of Des Plaines, passed away June 2, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Rosa; devoted father of Nicole and Jonathan; fond brother of the late Mary and Mike; dear uncle of Lesley, Heather and Jason. Matt enjoyed providing for his family. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 10-11 AM with a service to follow at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner Street...
View Tribute »

Thomas Patrick Harris

July 8, 1942 - June 2, 2017

Thomas Patrick Harris, 74, of Des Plaines, passed away June 2, 2017. Beloved husband of 18 years to Gail; proud father of Mike (Carolyn), Lynne, and Chris (Shelley) Harris; dear step-father of Monique Hoffman; devoted grandfather of Michael, Sean, Maggie, Bonnie, Dylan, Frank, and John; cherished brother of Lorraine Harris, the late Jean (the late Bill) Redmond, the late Marilyn (the late Tom)...
View Tribute »

Norma P. Roxas

April 16, 1941 - May 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Bernard C. Prokopiak

April 4, 1944 - May 28, 2017

Bernard C. Prokopiak Jr., 73 of Des Plaines, Vietnam Veteran, passed away May 28, 2017. Beloved husband of 47 years to Sharon nee Kubicki; proud father of Michael Prokopiak and Lori Prokopiak; loving grandfather of Michael and Devin Prokopiak; oldest of 16 children; dear uncle of many. Bernard enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as driving his tractors at his cabin. A visitation will be held at...
View Tribute »

Robert A. Steitz

April 21, 1956 - May 24, 2017

Robert A. "Bob" Steitz, 61, of Savanna, IL, passed away May 24, 2017. Beloved husband of 13 years to Genevieve; cherished father of James Steitz; dear son-in-law of Sonny and Carol Abbinante; fond brother of Perry Steitz and brother-in-law of Michael, Sonny Jr., and David (Jennifer) Abbinante; uncle of many.Bob was a serious Chicago Cubs fan. He enjoyed the outdoors, the Mississippi River and...
View Tribute »

Mong Sil Hong

October 27, 1916 - May 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

LeRoy James Niebuhr

August 15, 1945 - May 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Pamela Payne

May 2, 1954 - May 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Mary Frances Marecek

March 18, 1982 - May 17, 2017

Mary Frances Marecek, 35, of Des Plaines, passed away May 17, 2017. Cherished daughter of Richard and Fran; dear sister of Tim; beloved niece of Beth and Ken Marecek and Jen Losselyoung; fiancé of Chris Mull; cousin of many. A memorial visitation will be held at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner Street, Des Plaines, on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 3-6 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to a...
View Tribute »

Nancy Lynn Riedel

July 4, 1938 - May 16, 2017

Nancy Lynn Woss Riedel RN, 78 very full, beautiful years. Born on the 4th of July 1938 returned home May 16, 2017. Beloved Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt, Cousin and Friend. Born in Chicago to her cherished parents Minnie and William Woss and a loving family. Nancy was Baptized into the Church on July 31, 1938, and affirmed her Christian belief and became a...
View Tribute »

Vichentie Hobafcovici

September 27, 1926 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

William P. Bernahl

May 18, 1948 - May 14, 2017

William P. Bernahl (Bill) passed away May 14, 2017. He was born May 18, 1948, to Robert and Elizabeth Bernahl (nee Keil). He is survived by his sisters, Roberta (George) Locascio and Patricia (Maurice) Breunig, six nieces and nephews and their ten grandchildren. Bill worked for many years as a journeyman printer, and then became his mother's primary caregiver until her death in 1989. In recent...
View Tribute »

Gwyneth D. McCormick

December 15, 1947 - May 14, 2017

Gwyneth D. "Gwen" McCormick nee Jones, 69, of Mount Prospect, passed away May 14, 2017. Beloved wife of Thomas; cherished mother of Tom (Tara); loving grandmother of Brandon; dear sister of Megan (Steven) Bedard and Wendy (Bob) Lass; aunt of many. Gwen graduated from Maine South High School and Southern Illinois University with a degree in Social Work. She worked as a counselor at Maryville...
View Tribute »

Shirley M. Meek

September 23, 1940 - May 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Kurt F. Wehking

September 8, 1923 - May 11, 2017

Kurt F Wehking, 93, of Des Plaines was born on September 8, 1923 in Barkhausen, Germany to the late Fritz and late Lina Wehking and passed away May 11, 2017. Kurt was the beloved husband of Helga nee Engelking; loving father of Karin Wehking and Christine (Michael) Scott; caring grandfather of Bryan and Jennifer Scott; dear brother of Irmgard (Late Karl) Kirchhof and Christa (Late Willi) Ferling;...
View Tribute »

Maria Christellis

August 22, 1925 - May 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Jong Won Lee

June 25, 1926 - May 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Hazel K. Thomas

January 25, 1920 - May 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Wallace J. Meyer

June 28, 1932 - May 3, 2017

Wallace Joseph Meyer, 84, of Schaumburg, formerly of Des Plaines, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Born on June 28th, 1932, to Wallace F. and Margaret H. (nee Weiskopf) Meyer in Chicago, he was a 1954 graduate of Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with a degree in Political Science. He would go on to become an insurance broker, first with the...
View Tribute »

Lois Stewart

July 28, 1925 - May 2, 2017

Lois M. Stewart nee Paulsen 91 was born on July 28, 1925 to the late Roy and late Lillian Paulsen and passed away May 2, 2017. Lois was the beloved wife of the late Roy G. Stewart; loving mother of Kathleen, Randall (Angelica) and Laurel Stewart; dear grandmother of Jacquelene (Jay) , Kristina and Russell; caring sister of the late Richard, late Robert and late Roy; fond aunt to many nieces and...
View Tribute »

Won Sook Hahn

June 7, 1931 - May 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

W. Scott Humphreys

April 12, 1945 - April 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Charles S. FARINA

April 15, 1937 - April 29, 2017

Charles S. "Chuck" Farina, 80 of Des Plaines was born April 15, 1937 in Melrose Park to Salvatore and Florence (nee Vasta) Farina and passed away April 29, 2017. Chuck was the loving father of Salvatore M. (Cathy) Farina, Florence M. Farina, Michael C. (Tina) Farina and the late Margaret T. Farina and former husband of the late Aileen "Mickey" Farina; cherished grandfather of Christopher, Michael...
View Tribute »

Philomena Viegas

September 10, 1933 - April 29, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of our mother's passing. Philomena Viegas was a wonderful woman who was loved by all who met her. She was very active in her church. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting shawls and blankets for the Church Shawl Ministry and her grandchildren. We will remember her many remarkable qualities. She was resilient and lived with a heart condition for...
View Tribute »

Emily Sexton

December 28, 1934 - April 29, 2017

Emily Sexton, "Mrs. Carr", 82, passed away April 29, 2017, surrounded by family. Cherished mother of Harlan Moore, Clifford Casto, Charlotte (Ron) O'Donnell and Martha Ells; loving grandmother of Richard Moore, Rachel (Chuck) Geske, Celina (Jonny) Escamilla, Jacob Casto and the late Emma Louise Carr; dear great grandmother of Shayna and Elliana Escamilla; special GG of Elizabeth Rose and Emillie...
View Tribute »

Virginia A. Pasowicz

September 4, 1926 - April 28, 2017

Virginia A. Pasowicz nee Kotowski, 90, of Des Plaines, passed away April 28, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Clifford C.; loving mother of Keith (Paula) Pasowicz and the late Alan Pasowicz; cherished grandmother of Dawn (Jason) Kalk, Nicholas (Ann) Pasowicz and Daniel Pasowicz; proud great-grandmother of Meila Marie, Max, Derek and Emma. Virginia was known affectionately to her hockey players as ...
View Tribute »

Jeanne Marie Martino

March 26, 1927 - April 27, 2017

Jeanne Marie Martino nee Asquini, 90, of Palatine, passed away April 27, 2017. Beloved wife of 66 years to Joseph; cherished mother of Susan (Jim) Ioriatti and John (Tina); loving grandmother of Jenny (Kim), Ricky, Alec and James; adoring great grandmother of Cora. Visitation Monday, May 1st, from 4-9 PM at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner Street, Des Plaines. Prayers at the funeral home on...
View Tribute »

Jete Hoxha

March 10, 1932 - April 26, 2017

Jete Hoxha, 85, passed away April 26, 2017, at her home with family by her side. Jete was widowed. She was the cherished mother of Remzie (Ulvi), Alem (Maria), Baftjar (Feride) and Lirim (Lindita); loving grandmother of Zhuljeta, Dule (Esmeralda), Liljana (David), Dritan, Eduart, Alma, Bejaze, Fatbaredha, Erjeta and Fatjon; proud great grandmother of Maximilian, Matthew, Vivien, Ulvin, Edelina,...
View Tribute »

Taek Yong Yoo

July 28, 1936 - April 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Henry H. Bach

May 28, 1942 - April 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Steven Latson

July 22, 1932 - April 23, 2017

Steven D. Latson, 84 of Des Plaines was born July 22, 1932 in Sagka, Greece to Demetrios and Vasiliki (nee Stavropoulos) Latson and passed away April 23, 2017 in Des Plaines. Steven was the beloved husband of Georgia (nee Manikas); loving father of Betty Latson, Connie Latson and Jim Latson; dear brother of George (Angela) Latsonas, Nancy Latsonas and the late Frank (Athina) Latsonas and fond...
View Tribute »

James C. LeBel

October 10, 1935 - April 23, 2017

James C. "Jim" LeBel, 81, of Rosemont, passed away April 23, 2017. Beloved husband for 57 years to Delight; cherished father of Sandra LeBel (Kim Miller); dear brother of Laverne (the late Lawrence) Schubert and the late Lorraine Buchanan; fond uncle of many. Jim was a dedicated pro, semi pro and amateur boxing judge for over 50 years. He was especially committed to Amateur Golden Gloves Boxing....
View Tribute »

John C. Tierney

August 26, 1943 - April 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Marianne .. Tomim

May 6, 1923 - April 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Harold Packer

May 21, 1922 - April 19, 2017

Harold "Packy" Packer of Niles, formerly of Harwood Heights, passed away April 19, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Ruth nee Olson; dear father of Cheryl (James) Riga, Bryan (Tracy) Packer and Robert (Georgina) Packer; loving grandfather of Alex, Kalei, Max, Kanani and Lily; cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. Harold was preceded in death by his siblings, Sidney, Betty and Mildred Packer...
View Tribute »

Stanislawa Dziaba

May 5, 1936 - April 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Leonard J. Borin

November 21, 1925 - April 18, 2017

Leonard J. Borin, 91 of Northbrook, was born November 21, 1925 to the late Sol and Georgiana Borin, and passed away April 18,2017. Beloved husband of Jeanette (nee DeSalvo); loving father of Janet (Russell) Morelli; dear grandfather of Gina (Zander) Lipscomb, Russell Jr, Leonard , and Mark Morelli; great grandfather of AJ and Leo Lipscomb; fond brother of the late Edward (late Betty) Kryzan, and...
View Tribute »

Mary M. Castellani

January 7, 1917 - April 17, 2017

Mary M. Castellani, 100, passed away April 17, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John; cherished mother of Dianne (the late Lee) Marchiori and Dan (JoAnne) Castellani; proud grandmother of David (Anne Unger), Dr. Dan (Liz), Gary, and Robert (Michelle) Marchiori, the late Suzanne Castellani and Leigh Ann (Greg) Guevara; loving great grandmother of 12. Mary was preceded in death by her brothers Lino,...
View Tribute »

Elizabeth J. Clarke

August 23, 1923 - April 17, 2017

Elizabeth J. "Betty" Clarke, a long time resident of Park Ridge, IL passed away peacefully on Monday, April 17, 2017 in her home. She leaves her husband of 61 years, John "Jack" Clarke; son, William (Valeria) Schiemann; daughter, Judy (Ron) Walczak; three grandchildren, Anton, Lindsay and Alexander (Samantha) Walczak and sister, Claire Schultz, along with many other loved ones...
View Tribute »

Elizabeth J. Braham

October 12, 1920 - April 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Virginia R. Schetter

December 25, 1940 - April 13, 2017

.Virginia R Schetter nee Scheidt 76 of Des Plaines. Virginia was the beloved wife of the late Vallner Schetter Sr.; loving mother of Vallner Jr., and Rosemarie Schetter and Donna (William) Lux; devoted grandmother of Brittany, Brianna, Nicole and Laura and great-grandmother of Blake. Visitation Wednesday from 3-8pm at Oehler Funeral Home 2099 Miner St (corner of Northwest Hwy/Rt14 and Rand Rd)...
View Tribute »

Catherine Natalie Giovenco

December 24, 1937 - April 10, 2017

Catherine Natalie Giovenco, nee Cortese, 79, of Niles, passed away April 10, 2017 at her home. Beloved wife of the late John; devoted mother of Mary (Scott) Lawson, John Giovenco and Anna (Robert) Abatecola; caring grandmother of John Scott, Dana (Phil), Cassandra, Allison, John, Nicholas, Madelon, Jaclynn, Amber and Joseph; dear sister of 8. Visitation Tuesday, April 18th, from 9-11 AM at Oehler...
View Tribute »

Francisco A. Burgos

April 17, 1931 - April 10, 2017

Francisco "Pancho" Burgos Sr., 85 of Palatine, IL was born April 17, 1931 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico to the late, Ceberiana Allende and the late, Angel Burgos. He married his former wife the late, Linda Cortez in 1954. He passed away at home with his loving family on April 10, 2017. Francisco was the beloved father of Lorraine (Raymundo) Hernandez, Francisco Burgos Jr. (Susan Gomez), Virginia ...
View Tribute »

Samuel Do Han

May 2, 1961 - April 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Patricia Vourdoulas

August 15, 1931 - April 6, 2017

Patricia "Pat" Vourdoulas, 85, of Niles, passed away peacefully April 6, 2017, with family by her side. Beloved wife of the late Dino; cherished mother of Catherine (George) Roumeliotis and Anna (Mark) Peters; proud grandmother of six. A visitation will be held at Ridgewood Memorial Park in the St. Lazaros Chapel, 9900 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Des Plaines, on Monday, April 10, 2017, from 10-11 AM,...
View Tribute »

John C. Samaras

October 14, 1928 - April 5, 2017

John C. Samaras, 88, of Des Plaines, USMC, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2017. Beloved husband of Constance "Connie" nee Panos for 68 years; cherished father of the late Timothy, Steven (Annette) and Christine Weger; proud grandfather of Catherine Weger and Hillary Samaras. John will be remembered by his kindness and big smile. A visitation will be held at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner...
View Tribute »

Nancy L. Buehring

September 16, 1939 - April 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

Robert E. Leff

September 14, 1955 - April 4, 2017

Robert E. "Bob" Leff, 61 of Arlington Heights was born September 14, 1955 in Chicago to Bernard and Sylvia (nee Katz) Leff and passed away April 4, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was the beloved husband of Cathryn A. "Katie" Leff; loving father of Jessica M. Leff, Matthew B. Leff and Marissa C. Leff; dear brother of the late Richard E. Leff; cherished brother-in-law of Michael (Lindsay...
View Tribute »

Irma M. Edwards

December 15, 1917 - April 3, 2017

Irma M. Edwards nee Boedeker of Des Plaines, IL. Was born on December 15, 1917 and passed away April 3, 2017. Irma was the beloved wife of late John Edwards who passed away 1989; caring mother of David (Martha) Edwards, Nancy (Bill) Kemp, Robert (Mary) Edwards and Philip (Terri) Edwards; devoted grandmother of Bria, Matthew and Bradley; great grandmother of Kaylie and Jillian. Visitation Thursday...
View Tribute »

Anita C. Johnson

August 12, 1932 - April 3, 2017

Anita C. Johnson (nee Hazucha), 84, of Des Plaines passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Born in Chicago to Stephen and Anna (nee Kostelny) Hazucha on August 12, 1932, Anita attended Prussing Elementary, Carl Schurz High School, and the American Conservatory of Music. An accomplished violinist, she had been a member of the Chicago Civic Orchestra and later the Northwest Symphony...
View Tribute »

Soo Dong Chang

July 23, 1922 - March 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines, IL.
View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More ยป

Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines
2099 Miner Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016 map it

View Phone Number
View Website

Tributes.com Partner