Our Obituaries

James T. Gadbois

September 17, 1948 - January 23, 2018

James T. Gadbois Sr., age 69, beloved husband of Margaret M. (nee Godinez); loving uncle of Dolores "Chachi" (Glenn) Lochen; great-uncle of Valerie and Megan Lochen. Visitation Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 3-8pm at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Ave., Lisle (On Rt. 53 1/2 mile south of Ogden Ave.,/Rt.34) where funeral services will begin on Monday, 9am and proceed to St. Scholastica...
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Joseph Camilleri

July 6, 1927 - January 4, 2018

Joseph Camilleri, 90, passed away on January 4, 2018. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Drew) for 58 years. Loving father of Catherine Camilleri, Christopher (Melissa) Camilleri, Andrea (Tom) Bartlett, Paul (Jill) Camilleri and the late Peter and Caroline Camilleri. Cherished grandfather of Deanna and Caleb. Visitation at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Ave. Lisle (On Rt. 53, ½ mile south...
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William Henry Culbertson

April 25, 1931 - January 3, 2018

William H. Culbertson, 86, passed away on January 3, 2018. Beloved husband of 66 years to the late Joan Alice Culbertson. Loving father of Richard (Sharon) Culbertson, Joan (Gus) Georges, Kathryn (Lawrence) Holubetz, Janet Kosatka and the late Jeanne (Glenn) Essex. Cherished grandfather of Tom Lasch, Bill (Maryann) Lasch, Kathryn (Noah) Commenator, Kyle Holubetz, Mary Holubetz, James Kosatka,...
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Stainton B. Bailey

September 16, 1935 - January 1, 2018

Stainton B. Bailey, 82, passed away on January 1, 2018. He was the beloved husband of 43 years to the late Natalina Mary Bailey. He is survived by his loving children, Camille (Brian) Julian, Colin (Stacia) Bailey, Dana (Janet) Bailey and Rachel Bailey. He was a loving grandfather of 10. A Memorial Gathering will be held at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Avenue, Lisle on Saturday,...
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Louis Kenneth Scheffel

July 18, 1936 - December 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Michael Petrich

January 23, 1923 - December 29, 2017

Michael Petrich, age 94, passed away on December 29, 2017. Loving father of Ronald (Mary Pat Pauly) Petrich, Diane (Joe) Yannotta, and Nancy (the late Thomas Foy and the late Martin Sliva) Foy-Sliva; Cherished grandfather of Michael, Matthew, Carolyn (Daryll), and Alice (Mike); Adored great-grandfather of 6. Michael was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Bernice Petrich. Michael...
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Gerald C. Young

December 20, 1932 - December 22, 2017

Gerald Clarence Young Sr., 85 passed away on December 22, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Elaine Marie (nee Modaff); loving father of Karen (Steven) Zimmerman, Jerry (Leslie) Young, Jeffrey (the late Kelley) Young, Joseph (Mary) Young and the late David Young; cherished grandfather of Chelsea Young, Malorie Young, Sydney Young, Nolan Young, Caroline Young, Jessica Young, Michael (Nellie)...
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Almeda Fay Nipper

July 26, 1929 - December 22, 2017

Almeda Fay Nipper (nee Houchin), 88, passed away on December 22, 2017. Beloved wife of 68 years to Franklyn. Loving mother of Jim (Linda) Nipper. Cherished grandmother of Allison Nipper (Jeff Steimle)and Derek Nipper. Dear sister of the late Harry. Fond aunt and friend to many. Proud member of the Lisle Woman's Club. Visitation at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Avenue, Lisle, IL on...
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Raymond L. Miller

January 23, 1922 - December 22, 2017

Dr. Raymond L. Miller, 95, longtime resident of Lisle. Dr. Miller was very active in the Lisle community. He was superintendent of schools in Lisle for 20 years, served on the library board and passed the referendum for the building of Lisle High School. Loving husband of the late Mavis R. Miller for 64 years. Beloved father of Merridee (Dave) Ensweiler, Todd (Gia) Miller and the late Douglas...
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Sherley A. Kunkel

August 9, 1933 - December 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Sam Russo

April 11, 1927 - December 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Dolores H. Wyrobek

November 25, 1930 - November 27, 2017

Dolores Helen Wyrobek, 87, passed away on November 27, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Walter Wyrobek. Devoted mother of Wayne (Amy) Wyrobek, Diane (David) Garthus, Sandy (Bob) Botwinski. Loving grandmother of Bobby and Kevin Botwinski. Dear sister of the late Steve (Frances) Osieczkowski and Adam Osieczkowski Jr. Fond aunt and friend to many. Memorial gathering on Wednesday, December 13,...
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Mark David Lamers

May 31, 1959 - November 27, 2017

Mark David Lamers, 58, of Buffalo Gap, Texas passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017. Beloved son of the late John T. and Lorna M. Lamers; loving brother of Michelle (Steve) Nehs, John M. Lamers, Terrell M. Kreger and Kristine (Bruce) Tokarczyk. Cherished uncle, great uncle and great-great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Mark's memories will also be remembered by many cousins, other...
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Raymond W. Jasien

May 11, 1940 - November 24, 2017

Raymond Jasien, 77 of Lake Summerset died at home surrounded by family on Friday, November 24, 2017. He was born May, 11 1940 in Janesville WI. He moved to Lisle, IL and was raised at St. Joseph Orphanage. In 1964 he married Shirlee Abrams on July, 11 1964. From this union they had two sons, Bill (Peggy) and Rick (Darcy); four grandchildren, Matt, Morgan. Rachael and Bryan.Ray served his country...
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Mary Ellen Sobieraj

April 28, 1931 - November 24, 2017

Loving, generous, kind, faithful, humorous, put-together and punctual are some of the many ways to describe Mary Ellen.Mary Ellen (Gruss) Sobieraj was born on April 28, 1931 in Cicero, Illinois, to William and Evelyn (Hahn) Gruss. She grew up with her brother, William (Dolores) Gruss, and sister, Renée (Gruss) O'Grady, attending St. Frances of Rome School and being active in Girl Scouts.Mary...
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Garrison Frank Haak

March 2, 1995 - November 23, 2017

Garrison Frank Haak, 22, passed away November 23, 2017. Beloved son of Gary Haak and Laura, nee Knapczyk, Haak; Caring grandson of Frank and Barbara Knapczyk, and Marleen Haak; Cherished stepson of Donald Guzior; Adored step-brother of Kyle, Rebecca, and Joey; Nephew of Gayle and Steve Jensen, Sheree Haak, Larry Haak, Debbie Teresi, and Diana Turek; Cousin to many; Dear friend of Ceara C. and...
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Bernardita P. Ong

March 15, 1944 - November 23, 2017

Bernardita Paez Ong, born March 15, 1944, of Woodridge, Illinois, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017. Survived by her husband of 48 years, Dr. Nonito "Nenen" Ong, sons Greg Ong (Janet), Brent and Nonito Junior, grandchildren Zachary, Sophie and Francine, siblings Evanzuenda (Rolando) Aranas, Roberto (Juliana) Paez, Joaquin Paez, Camilo (Rodita) Paez, Camila (Rafael) Nicdao, Victoria Uy, and...
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Christine M. BLECHSCHMIDT

May 20, 1940 - November 20, 2017

Christine M. "Tina" Blechschmidt, age 77, resident of Lombard IL, former longtime resident of Downers Grove, passed away on November 20 , 2017 at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.Tina was the beloved bride of the late William "Bill" R. Blechschmidt Jr. whom she married June 10, 1961. He preceded her in death on October 9 , 2001. Loving Mother of Susan (Douglas) Holle, Minocqua,...
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Mary Anne Schieber

February 8, 1933 - November 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Bill J. Marrs

April 20, 1945 - November 18, 2017

Bill J Marrs Resident of Wood Dale, Illinois April 20, 1945 - November 18, 2017 Bill J Marrs passed away peacefully Saturday night after a heroic battle with cancer. His wife and son were by his side. Bill was born in Van Nuys, California. He served in the US Army from 1965 to 1967 and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Vietnam Campaign Medal. He subsequently...
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Kelley S. Young

April 3, 1967 - November 15, 2017

In Memory of Kelley S. Young 4/3/1967 - 11/15/2017Kelley S. Young, 50 of Lisle, IL. Passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Wednesday, November 15th 2017. From a young age, Kelley's only wish was to be a mother. As a figure skater, Kelley met her husband , the hockey player, Jeffrey M. Young and would have her wish come true with the birth of 5 children - Chelsea (25), Malorie ...
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Elizabeth A. Foley

June 19, 1927 - November 12, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Foley (nee Ammond) of Lisle, IL, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Born to Leonard and Margaret (nee Boyle) Ammond on June 19, 1927 in Chicago. Preceded in death by her husband, William P. Foley, Jr. in 1968, her loving son, William P. Foley, III in 2013, her beloved sister, Mary Margaret McNamara and her brothers, Russell, Leonard and Hugh Ammond. ...
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Vincent H. Modaff

January 22, 1931 - November 5, 2017

Vincent H. Modaff, age 86, passed away on November 5, 2017. Lifetime resident of Lisle, beloved husband of the late Roberta (nee Yackley); loving father of Ken (Julie), Mary (Stephen) Rauter, Robert (Jean), John (Allison), Larry (Lisa), Philip (Donna) and Dan (Jennifer); cherished grandfather of 17 proud great-grandfather of 1. Visitation Thursday, November 9, 2017, 4 p.m. -8 p.m., Blake-Lamb...
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Alec Connery Edwards

August 15, 1992 - November 1, 2017

Alec C. Edwards, 25, of Downers Grove, IL on November 1, 2017 went to his eternal rock concert to rock on forever. Beloved son of Arwood and Diane; loving brother of Theresa (Adam) Zadel and Darec Edwards. Alec also leaves to cherish his memories many aunts, an uncle, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his sister Cassandra Edwards, grandparents Leonard and Grayce Edwards and Ernest...
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Mary Ellen Castallante

May 29, 1937 - October 25, 2017

Mary Ellen Castallante (nee Cosentino), 80, of Chicago passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Loving mother of Rocco (Laura) Castallante; cherished grandmother of Anthony R. Castallante; dear sister of Judy (John) Provenzano; aunt to Julie Harris, Jennifer (Dennis) Peterson and Joanna (Patrick ) Cassata; great-aunt to many nieces and nephews. Administrative Secretary for over 15 years with...
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Doris Arlene Smith

January 29, 1934 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Doris Arlene Smith

January 29, 1934 - October 20, 2017

Doris A. Smith, 83 of Bloomingdale, Illinois passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Earl and Nancy Smith; dear sister of David Jombock and Ronald Jombock. Bookkeeper for the Illinois Food Retailer Association for 30 years. Doris will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at St. James The...
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Raymond L. Sawicki

November 4, 1957 - October 19, 2017

Raymond L. Sawicki, age 59, passed away on October 19, 2017. Loving and caring father of Jason Sawicki and Kevin Sawicki; Cherished grandfather of Aleksandria Sawicki; Dear brother of Peggy Dammer, Patsyellen (Michael) Sawicki-Wicks, and Vivian (Gary) Burton; Beloved uncle, cousin, and friend to many. Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Joseph and Ellen Sawicki, and his siblings...
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Margaret Mary Gardner

June 23, 1933 - October 18, 2017

Margaret Mary Gardner, age 84, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Beloved aunt of Judie (the late Bruce) Husch, Melodee (Richard) Mahlmann, and Frank (Rebecca) Gardner; loving great aunt and great-great aunt to many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 22, 2017 5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home 5015 Lincoln Ave.( Rte 53, ½ mile south of Ogden...
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Peter Anthony Surges

May 27, 1959 - October 18, 2017

Peter Anthony Surges, 58, passed away on October 18, 2017. Loving father of Garrett, Clayton (Kaylee), and Gabbie Surges. Former husband of 24 years to Tracy Surges. Beloved brother of Butch (Sue) Surges, Stephanie (the late Chuck) Berg, Nancy (Jerry) Baron, Beth (the late Bill) Oliver, Carl (Debi) Surges, Kathy (Ray) McDonald-Surges, Leslie (Mark) Rough, the late Mike (Janet) Surges, and the...
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Marie J. Czyz-Fornelli

April 23, 1927 - October 16, 2017

Marie J. Czyz-Fornelli, 90, passed away on October 16, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Edward Czyz and the late James Fornelli. Loving mother of Gary (Barb) Czyz, Lana (Don) Carson and the late Edward Czyz Jr.; mother in law of Linda Czyz. Loving mother and grandmother to the Fornelli family. Cherished grandmother of Joseph (Andrea) Czyz, Dana (Jeff) Riedel, Angela (Joseph) Kiselyk, Andrew ...
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Joann M. DOYLE

August 9, 1937 - October 12, 2017

Joann M. Doyle, 83, passed away on October 12, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Charles and Marie Doyle. Lying in state and Funeral Mass at Little Sisters of the Poor, 2325 N. Lakewood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 10 a.m. until time of Mass of the Christian Burial at 11a.m. Interment to follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL. For information...
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Carol A. Bonaguro

October 26, 1929 - October 11, 2017

Carol A. Bonaguro, nee Durkin, Age 87, of Lisle, IL passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Dear daughter of the late Orpha Jane Raimbault, nee Krenkel and Thomas Raimbault; beloved wife of Louis J. Bonaguro; loving mother of Susan (Jay) French; dear grandmother of Jillian and Lauren French; fond sister-in-law of Theresa (Gerald) Jaworski. Lying In State Saturday, October 21, 2017 at St....
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Rose J. TUSKAN

November 22, 1925 - October 8, 2017

Rose Josephine Tuskan (nee Klun) 91, passed away on October 8, 2017. She was born on November 22, 1925 in Hammond, IN to the late Louis and Mary (nee Markovich) Klun. Rose was raised in Whiting and moved to Hammond after marriage, where she and Bill raised their three daughters, eventually retiring from the Naperville, IL area and settling in Indianapolis. Beloved wife of 60 years to the late...
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Dorothy Johansen

February 29, 1932 - October 4, 2017

Dorothy Ann Johansen (nee Pritchard) aged 85, has passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family on October 4, 2017. She was born February 29, 1932, in Hinsdale, IL to Franz and Esther Prichard. The eldest of 3 girls, she met Cort Johansen and married in 1950. They had 6 children together: Connie (Paul) Nielsen, Cort Jr. (Michele), Curt (Mary), Craig (Kathryn), Carol (George)...
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James Gentile

June 20, 1924 - October 4, 2017

James Gentile, 93, of Naperville, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, entered eternal life on October 4, 2017. A member of the Greatest Generation, Jim served his nation in the Pacific Theater during World War II as a member of the 2nd Marine Division. He seldom discussed the campaigns he fought in, which included Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. He also...
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Jane Himes Shrader

May 2, 1924 - October 4, 2017

Jane Himes Shrader, age 93, passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 4, 2017. Loving mother of Kenneth (Linda) Himes and the late Richard Himes; Cherished grandmother of Heather, Kimberly, Jeffrey (Corinne), and Kaitlyn; Dear aunt, cousin, and friend of many; Step-mother of Jan, Joan, Lee, and Jennifer; Step-grandmother and step-great-grandmother of many. She was preceded in death by her...
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Eileen Joy Muir

August 16, 1951 - October 2, 2017

Eileen J. Muir (nee Weems), age 66 of Lisle, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017. Beloved wife of 47 years to Robert W. Muir; loving mother of Chad (Carla) Muir and Ryan Muir; dear sister of Lee (Anabella) Weems; aunt and friend to many. A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, October 12th at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home 5015 Lincoln Ave. Lisle from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a...
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Judy Zekl Smith

March 13, 1947 - October 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Susan Ann Georgas

November 3, 1936 - October 2, 2017

Susan Ann Georgas, age 80, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2017. Loving mother of Ted (Mary) Georgas and Sandy (Roger) Hosbach; Cherished grandma of Allison and Dan; Dear sister of Phyllis (Gene) Sochor and Patsy (John) Pratt; Caring aunt and friend to many. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Don Georgas-Gait; Susan loved Church, bingo, and above all else, her family, shoes, and...
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Betty Jane Staskon

April 8, 1930 - October 2, 2017

Betty Jane Wright-Staskon, 87, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2017. Beloved wife to the late Richard Eugene Staskon; loving mother to Lesley (Kevin) Connors, Karen (John) Heath, Eric (Anne) Staskon and the late Gregg Staskon; cherished grandmother of Christopher Connors, Meghan (Josh) Grant, Christian and Ian Heath, Michael and Matthew Staskon; adored great-grandmother to Connor, Kellen...
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Michael R. DiSanto

January 26, 1967 - October 1, 2017

Michael R. DiSanto, age 50, longtime resident of Lisle. Beloved husband of Amy S. (Liesse) for 25 years; loving father of Anthony and Vincent; loving son of Ronald DiSanto and the late Susan Boucek McSwine; dear brother of Deborah (Clint) Brom, Andrew (Colleen) and the late Stephen; fond uncle of Aaron (Kristi) Barajas, Andrew Barajas, Josh and Matthew Ackerman, Morgan, Keegan and Connor...
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Anthony M. DiPaolo

October 11, 1923 - September 20, 2017

Anthony M. DiPaolo, age 93, passed away peacefully on September 20, 2017. Adored father of Anthony Jr., Gail (John), Richard, Christopher, and Paul (Teresa); Loving grandfather of Michelle; Dear uncle and friend of many. Tony was preceded in death by his siblings, Gilda, Esther, and Mario, along with his beloved niece, Gilda "Tootsie". Visitation from 3 - 8 PM on Friday, 9/29, at Blake-Lamb...
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Timothy James Atkinson

July 22, 1978 - September 15, 2017

Timothy "Tim" J. Atkinson, 39, passed away on September 15, 2017. Loving son of Neil and Debra Atkinson. Cherished brother of Chris Atkinson (Meghan Kamarauskas). Adored grandson of Joyce J. Harris. Proud uncle of Aliza Rain Atkinson. Dear nephew and friend to many. Visitation at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Ave., Lisle (On Rt. 53, ½ mile south of Ogden Ave./Rt. 34). On...
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Irene B. Popham

December 18, 1924 - September 1, 2017

Irene B. Popham, 92, passed away on September 1, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Popham. Loving mother of Pamela (Frank) Francis and the late Janice Payne; mother-in-law of Tom Payne. Cherished grandmother of Brian (Erika) Francis, Scott (Sherry) Francis, David (Holly) Francis, Lauren (Kevin) Snyder, Roger (Charisse) Payne, and Evan Payne. Proud great-grandmother of Brandon, Addison,...
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William J. Van Duzen

June 20, 1930 - August 29, 2017

William J. Van Duzen, 87, of Dixon, IL Sgt., U.S. Marine Corps, Veteran passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Beloved husband of Linda (nee Mulder); loving father of Susan Hunter, William Van Duzen, Jr., Michael Van Duzen, Jennifer (Bridson) Wills, Jeannie (Jeffrey) Grenemeier, Pamela (Adam) Koziel and Scott (Dianne) Jernigan. He was a proud grandfather of 16, and was a great grandfather of...
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Nancy L. Lietz

September 15, 1944 - August 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Nancy Lietz

September 15, 1944 - August 28, 2017

Nancy Lietz of Lisle- formerly of Manito, IL. died Monday at 2:30 P.M. (August 28, 2017) peacefully at her residence surrounded by family. Born Sept. 15, 1944 in Galesburg IL, the daughter of Lloyd and Irene (Cook) Martin, she married Martin Lietz of Forest Park on Aug 7, 1966 in Farmington IL. He preceded her in death on April 13, 1992. She is survived by Jim Rendel of Lisle, IL her beloved...
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James Ray Johnson

May 29, 1936 - August 27, 2017

James Ray Johnson, 81, passed away on August 27, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Mary Johnson. Loving father of Susan Olson, Steve (Jeanne) Johnson and the late Carol Johnson. Proud grandfather of Sandy, Eric, Kodiak, Joshua, and Jill Olson; Michael, Christopher, Thomas and Grace Johnson. Cherished great-grandfather of Emma, Eli, Zachary, and Jaeden. Dear brother of Joyce (John) Henderson...
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Natalina Mary Bailey

February 15, 1934 - August 17, 2017

Natalina M. Bailey, 83, passed away on August 17, 2017 following a long illness. She is survived by her beloved husband of 43 years, Stainton Bailey. She leaves behind her adoring children Camille (Brian) Julian, Colin (Stacia) Bailey, Dana (Janet) Bailey and Rachel Bailey. She was a loving grandmother to 10 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at St. Margaret Mary Church at 1450 Green...
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Marjorie Ann Stanley

June 11, 1933 - August 12, 2017

Marjorie A. StanleyMarjorie was born June 11, 1933 in Goodhue, MN to Patrick H. and Honora M. McCartin. The family moved to Chippewa Falls, WI where Marjorie was raised. She was preceded in death by her older sister Joan and her older brother James. Her younger sister is Patricia. Her Mother passed while Marjorie was in High School. Her Father passed in 1970.She was married to Edward F....
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Antonin John Dusek

September 9, 1921 - August 7, 2017

Antonin "Tony" Dusek, 95, Registered Physical Therapist, formerly of Berwyn; passed away on August 7, 2017. Beloved husband of 63 years to the late Bozena. Loving father of Marta (John) Drejcek, John (Anna) Dusek and the late Paul (the late Laurie) Dusek, the late Bozena Macicek and the late Daniel Dusek; father-in-law of Peter Macicek. Cherished grandfather of Peter (Tracy) Dusek, John ...
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Jarmila A. Mlcuch

August 26, 1924 - July 29, 2017

Jarmila Mlcuch, daughter of Frank Donda and Hedvicka Sustr and sister of Jerome, grew up in Chicago. Being of Czech decent, she moved to Czechoslovakia at a young age before coming back to the United States, where she attended school and graduated from Farragut High School. Jarmila met her husband, Vincent Mlcuch, in the late 1940s when they were paired together as dance partners at a fundraiser...
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Josephine A. Hirsman

April 11, 1923 - July 29, 2017

Josephine Agnes Hirsman, cherished wife of the late William, passed away on July 29, 2017. Loving mother of Laurene (Duane) Wright and Vaune (George) Hughbanks; Cherished grandmother of Beth (Gabe) Slimko, Sarah (Andrew) Chapman, Kenneth (Kayla) Van Houten, George Hughbanks, and Zachary Hughbanks; Adored great-grandmother of Logan, Jonas, Brody, Hayley, and Brinley; Dear sister of Agnes, Monica,...
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Gwendolyn Vinceslao

April 27, 1971 - July 17, 2017

Gwendolyn Vinceslao (nee Natzke), 46, passed away on July 17, 2017. Loving wife of Angelo Vinceslao; devoted mother of Alec Sanders, Genevieve Sanders, Aidan Sanders and Aronne Vinceslao; cherished daughter of Thomas and Claudia Natzke; daughter-in-law of Nina Campanile and Dominic (Estella) Vinceslao; dear sister of Phillip Natzke; sister-in-law of Dina and Carmela Vinceslao; aunt of Liam...
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Florence F. Gebhardt

October 17, 1927 - July 17, 2017

Florence Felicia (Kurzawa) Gebhardt entered the Kingdom of Heaven on July 17, 2017, with her daughter by her side. She joined her husband, Jim, who had preceded her in death earlier this year. Florence was born October 17, 1927, to Anna and Frank Kurzawa in Chicago. Their youngest child, Florence often said that her name was "Last of Six." She graduated from Northern Illinois Teachers'...
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Lucille A. Ballard

November 10, 1915 - July 16, 2017

Lucille A. Ballard (nee Krzeminski), 101 of Lisle, IL passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Charles F; loving mother of Michael, Judith (Tony) Matens and the late Mark Ballard. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 21st 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home 5015 Lincoln Ave.( Rte 53, ½ mile south of Ogden/Rt. 34) Lisle, Il. Mass of Christian Burial will...
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Bernice T. Kadar

November 7, 1919 - July 13, 2017

Bernice T. Kadar, 97 of Lisle formerly of Bloomfield Hills, MI passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Stephen J. Kadar; loving mother of Dwight (Andrea) Kadar and Patricia E. (William) Cherny; cherished grandmother of Stephen Kadar, Aaron, Rachel and Hannah Cherny; fond sister of Terry (the late Chuck) Buchinski; Bernice was an avid bridge player. She loved her friends...
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Joan Alice Culbertson

March 16, 1932 - July 10, 2017

Joan Alice Culbertson, 85, passed away on July 10, 2017. Beloved wife of 66 years to William Culbertson. Loving mother of Richard (Sharon) Culbertson, Joan (Gus) Georges, Kathryn (Lawrence) Holubetz, Janet Kosatka and Jeanne (Glenn) Essex. Cherished grandmother of Tom Lasch, Bill (Maryann) Lasch, Kathryn (Noah) Commenator, Kyle Holubetz, Mary Holubetz, James Kosatka, Glenn Essex Jr., Joe Essex,...
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Annrose B. Arcivar

February 18, 1936 - July 2, 2017

Annrose B. Arcivar, nee Renc. Beloved wife of Donald. Loving mother of Susan (Ish) Esparza, Paul (Judy) and Kenny (Tina). Dearest grandmother of Eric and David (Rachel) Esparza and Carly, Zachary, Megan, Jake and Taylor Arcivar. Dear great-grandmother of Jackson. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.
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Betty Coen

January 16, 1927 - June 22, 2017

Betty Coen, 90, passed away on June 22, 2017. Beloved aunt of Patricia (the late Edward) Vanderplow and Kathleen (Thomas) Gransee and Eilene McAndrews. Loving great-aunt of Nichole Novak, Elizabeth (Andrew) Turcich, Bradford (Julie) Bokhof, Jennifer Vanderplow, Meggan Rodriguez. Cherished great-great aunt of 5. Devoted wife of the late Thomas Coen. Dear sister of the late Marilyn (Charles)...
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Tony Zahn

November 3, 1941 - June 17, 2017

Anton "Tony" J. Zahn, 76 of Bass Lake, IN was born November 3, 1941 in Erie, ND. He is the son of the late Mary Zahn. Tony passed away on June 17, 2017 after loosing his battle with cancer. A retired Vice President of Kelly Services for 35 years, Tony and his family transferred to the many states of CA, KS, MO, FL, MD, Lisle, IL. and IN. Where he and his wife then settled in Bass...
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Vivian H. Stackley

July 15, 1919 - June 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Lenora M. Dobrowski

November 1, 1949 - June 9, 2017

Lenora M. Dobrowski, 67, passed away on June 9, 2017. Beloved wife of David Dobrowski. Devoted mother of David Heussner. Loving step-mother David (Nan) Dobrowski, Michael (Micki) Dobrowski and Denise (David) Schneider. Cherished grandmother of Sara, Lindsey, Jeremy, Travis and Reed. Loving sister of Lydia (William) Kolacek. Dear aunt of Heather (Mark) Bryant, William (Kate) Kolacek and James...
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Kristina M. Colombe

November 14, 1972 - June 6, 2017

Kristina "Kris" Colombe (nee Trumpjonas), 44, passed away on June 6, 2017. Beloved wife to Ernie Colombe. Devoted and loving mother of Steve and Katie. Cherished daughter of Danute and the late Vilius Trumpjonas; daughter-in-law to the late Ernest and Florence Colombe. Dear sister of Aldona Ahlm and Nika (Eric) Buckhalter; sister-in-law to Linda Townsend, Denise Vidales, Robin Balsitis and...
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Brian James Paolello

January 5, 1976 - June 5, 2017

Brian J. Paolello, 41, passed away on June 5, 2017. Devoted and loving father of Gwen and Gino. Beloved son of John and Kathy Paolello. Dear brother of Gina, John (Stacey), Mark and Jimmy Paolello. Grandson of the late John and Connie Paolello and the late Walter and Margaret Meisinger. Nephew of Julie (Andrew) Wojnicki, Joanne (John) Hebenstreit, Judy Danowski and Pam (Mike) Swerlyk. ...
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Sandra L. Carbone

November 26, 1948 - May 31, 2017

Sandra L. Carbone, passed away peacefully on May 31, 2017. Companion of 51 years to Joe; Loving mother to Joseph Jr. (Sharon), Michael (Sheri), and Peter (Erika); Beloved grandma to Anthony, Nicholas, Alyssa, and Gianna; Great-grandma to Cassidy; Sister to Donald (Susan). Visitation will be from 11 AM - 2 PM on Monday, June 5, at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln, Lisle, IL 60532. Interment...
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Florence Helen Bendt

March 22, 1920 - May 30, 2017

Born to eternal life on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the age of 97. Florence was preceded in death by her parents, Adeline and Leon Nowacki, her sister, Virginia, and brother, Geralde, as well as Lawrence, her loving husband of 46 years. Beloved mother of Therese Mikec (Larry), Ellen Stuart (Monte), and Lawrence Bendt, Jr. (Sherry). Cherished Grammy of Paul Mikec (Rosie Steffen), Amy Mikec, David...
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Anne M. Bobko

August 22, 1920 - May 24, 2017

Anne M. Bobko, age 96, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2017; Loving mother of Larry (Teri) Bobko, Michael (Luann) Bobko, and Eva (Joseph) Dote; Cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Rachel (Bill), Amy, Sarah, Beth (Jon), Janine, and Joe (Margo); Caring "Nana" of Gwendolyn, Matthew, Hailey, Natalie, Nicole, and Elliot; "Babe" to many. Anne was the last surviving member of 9 siblings, and was...
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Dianne P. Gille

December 29, 1939 - May 18, 2017

Dianne P. Gille, nee Hoppenrath, age 77, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Loving mother of Jeannine (Daniel) Adomaitis; Jill (Joseph) Padera, Janis (Jim) Logue, Melissa (Rich) Irvine; Cherished grandmother of Nick (Stephanie) Adomaitis, Amber (Chris) Lee, Eric and Kyle Adomaitis, Joe "Joey" Padera , Ethan and Haley Irvine; Dear great-grandmother...
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Trinidad L. Miranda

March 7, 1941 - May 18, 2017

Rene "Trinidad" L. Miranda passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Beloved husband of Lourdes (nee Barbosa), loving and devoted papa of Lourene (Doug) Kimbell, Emilie M. (Chris) Ciappa, Erick Miranda and Ferdinand (Mogens) Barbosa-Dalby ; proud papa of Thyra, Justin, Deanna, Ryan, Samantha, and Miranda; dear brother of Marciano (Regina), Braman (Venus) Miranda, Fely, Emiliana, Epefania,...
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William Paul Cochran

April 20, 1956 - May 15, 2017

William Paul Cochran, age 61, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2017. Beloved husband for 37 years of Cynthia; Loving father of Annie and Michael; Cherished brother of Daniel; Adored son-in-law of George and JoAnn; Caring brother-in-law of Mike (Patrice); Dear uncle, cousin, and friend to many; Best friend of Summer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Margaret. William was a...
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David R. Baker

April 3, 1927 - May 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Steven George Turner

August 7, 1951 - May 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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George M. Maksa

August 14, 1928 - May 9, 2017

George M. Maska, age 88, at rest May 9, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Bernice (nee Fontanetta) and the late Rosemary; loving father of Brian (Jennifer) and the late Thomas; devoted grandfather of David (Tammy) Maska, Katherine (Ryan) Jaffe and Nicholas Maska; dearest great grandfather of Dylan, Cameron, and Delaney; dear brother of Joanne, Jean and the late Ethel, Elizabeth and Evelyn; fond...
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Joan H. Stevenson

April 1, 1928 - May 4, 2017

Joan H. Stevenson passed away on May 4, 2017. Loving mother of Randy (Sharon), Daniel (Donna), and Michael (Martha); Caring grandmother of 7; Cherished great grandmother of 7; Dear sister of Connie (the late Johnny). Joan was preceded in death by her grandson, Joseph, and husband, Lyle. Memorial Gathering will be Tuesday, 5/9, from 10:30 - 11 AM at Faith United Methodist Church, 5395 Westview Ln....
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Dorothea E. Wapniarski

May 23, 1926 - May 3, 2017

Dorothea E. Wapniarski, age 90, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2017. Loving Mother of Gail Wapniarski and Jan (Don) Drowns; Devoted Nani of the late Carrie (James) Yahr and Jamie Drowns (Michael Marro); Cherished Great Nani of Taylor Serna and Kylee Marro; Beloved Aunt and friend to many. Dorothea was preceded in death by her dear husband, Thadeus Wapniarski. Mass of Christian burial will be at...
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Jeffrey William Barron

September 25, 1953 - May 1, 2017

Jeffrey William Barron, age 63 of Naperville, IL affectionately known as "Big Dog" passed away suddenly on Monday, May 1, 2017. Devoted father of Kaleigh(Matthew) Kleisch and Jamie Barron; loving son of the late Fred and Ruthann Barron; dear brother of Patrick (Mary) Barron, Daniel (Lynn) Barron and Cyndy Barron; cherished uncle to Matthew (Tiffany) Barron and Christian Barron. Jeff will truly...
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Betty L. Van Lear

May 12, 1927 - April 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Leo T. Ratzer

July 2, 1925 - April 13, 2017

Leo T. Ratzer, 91, longtime resident of Lisle. Beloved husband of Jean. Loving father of Wendy (Greg) Fornek, Nancy (Steve) Lay and David (Diane) Ratzer. Proud granddad of Kimberlee (Peter) Jackson, Scott (fiancée Stacey Downs) Fornek, Jason Fornek, Jessica Fornek, Kayla Lay, Hannah Ratzer, Curtis Ratzer and the late Mark Fornek. Dear brother of the late Loraine Scott.Leo was married to his...
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William A. Zrout

January 15, 1949 - April 11, 2017

William A. Zrout Jr., 68, passed away on April 11, 2017. Beloved father of Rose Marie Zrout-Sanchez (John Sanchez). Grandfather of Amber Marie Megrant, Dominic Anthony Megrant, Thomas Wayne Olejniczak Jr., Mariah Rose Olejniczak. Great-grandfather to Trinity Horton, Lyric Horton and the late Aniya Horton. Devoted ex-husband of Kathryn Kae Nilsson (nee Kras). Brother of Thomas J. Zrout, Mary...
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Ila Mae Sawyer

November 15, 1931 - April 10, 2017

Ila Mae Sawyer, 85, passed away on April 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Charles P. Sawyer. Loving mother of Sally (and the late Paul Adachi) Adachi. Cherished grandmother of Tori Adachi. Dear sister of the late Jackson (the late Ruth) Baker. Fond aunt and friend to many. Visitation at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Avenue (On Rt 53, 1/2 mile south of Ogden Avenue) Lisle on Friday...
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Janice Morrow

April 29, 1937 - April 6, 2017

Janice E. Morrow (nee Key), 79; Cherished and Devoted wife of William (Bill) for 61 Years, Amazing Mother of Jill (Lyle) Mikolajewski, Bill (Leslie), Bob (Cindy) and Tom (Dawn) Morrow, Loving Grandmother of Amanda, Nicole, Nick, Lisa, Kristina, Danielle, Jeffrey, Kellie, Jennifer and Jessica And Great-Grandmother to Carson, Sophia, Chase & Ben, passed away from Primary Progressive Aphasia, a...
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Brandon Janowski

October 7, 1989 - April 5, 2017

Brandon Janowski, age 27, passed away on April 5, 2017. Loving husband of Nikki Janowski for 8 years; Cherished father of Riley Morgan and Jayden Matthew Janowski; Beloved son of Sonia (Mark) Gowgiel and Eugene Janowski; Caring brother of Gene (Amy), Mike, and Jordan; Dear grandson of Wilda (the late Jesus) Camacho and Eugene (Cecelia) Janowski; Brother-in-law of Maurice and Samanatha; Adored...
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Steven Paul Flechter

September 8, 1942 - April 2, 2017

Steven P. Flechter, 74, of Wheaton, IL, passed away the morning of Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Fort Myers, Florida.Steve was born on September 8, 1942 in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Bradley University and had a long and adventurous career at Amoco where he became a world traveler and made lasting friendships. He married Ann Staudacher in Milwaukee, WI and after living abroad in Iran and then...
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Moses Kpaka Korti

January 4, 1942 - March 31, 2017

"A Son of Deigenmai, Lofa County, Republic of Liberia"Moses was born on January 4, 1942 unto the union of Mr. Baysah Korti Sr. and Mrs. Kolu Woiwor Korti affectionately called Mom "Sodigwala". He was Baptized and Confirmed in the Lutheran Church.Moses went home on March 31st, 2017, surrounded by the loving care of several family members, at the Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne,...
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Diane R. Brown

April 21, 1949 - March 30, 2017

Diane R. Brown (née Herbert), 67, of Naperville, passed away suddenly on March 30, 2017. Beloved wife of 39 years to Richard "Dick" Brown. Loving mother of David Brown. Devoted daughter of Regina and the late Joseph Herbert. Fond cousin, niece, and friend to many. Long term employee of Midwestern University. She was an avid skier, sun-bather, dog-lover and proud Blackhawks Fan. She...
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Mary S. Biskup

February 21, 1950 - March 29, 2017

Mary S. Biskup (nee Parmet), 67, passed away on March 29, 2017. Beloved wife of the late William S. Biskup. Loving daughter of Helen and the late Bernard Parmet. Cherished sister of Cheryl Parmet and the late Patricia Levitsky and fond sister-in-law of Michael Levitsky. Adored aunt of David, Katie, Brian Levitsky; Amy (Justin) Barnes; Matthew Saunders, Dean, Darren, Brian (Sibel), Jennifer,...
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Thomas J. Schuster

April 4, 1969 - March 27, 2017

Thomas J. Schuster, 47, passed away on March 27, 2017. Loving son of Ralph and Linda Schuster. Beloved brother of Scott (Heather) Schuster. Cherished uncle of Anna, Charlie and Libby Schuster. Memorial Gathering at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 820 Division Street (On the corner of Kingston and Front St.) In Lisle, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am where a Memorial Mass...
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Carl W. Gamauf

October 6, 1930 - March 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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Melissa L. Krajnovich

February 23, 1960 - March 23, 2017

Melissa L. Krajnovich, age 57, passed away on March 23, 2017. Loving mother of Zachary Wojcik; Cherished daughter of Betty and the late Milan Krajnovich; Sister of Michele (Cort) Johansen. Memorial Gathering at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln, Lisle, IL 60532 on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 4-8pm. Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, March 30, 2017, 11am at Blake-Lamb Funeral...
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Jesusita Sepulveda

December 21, 1937 - March 16, 2017

Sepulveda, Jesusita,"Jay" age 79, passed away on March 16, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Sepulveda. Dear daughter of Janus and Josephine Pedroza. Devoted mother of Joseph A. Jr. (Barbara) Sepulveda and Larry Sepulveda. Loving sister and cousin to many. Cherished grandmother to Joseph A. III, Jacqueline, Nicholas, and Ryan. Loved Tia too many. Memorial Visitation...
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Dolores A. Rudnick

May 22, 1929 - March 16, 2017

Dolores A. Rudnick, 87, passed away on March 16, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Berthold J. Rudnick. Devoted mother of Daniel (Theresa), Patty (Gary) Nordgren, Peggy (Tim) Delaney, Cathy (Russ) Cowles, Nancy (Joe) Weber and Jennifer (Tom) Loucks. Loving grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 3. Dear aunt and friend to many. Visitation at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Avenue (On Rt...
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Daniel R. Schmahl

November 24, 1948 - March 13, 2017

Daniel R. Schmahl, 68, passed away suddenly on March 13, 2017. He was the beloved brother of Eileen (Richard) and John (Dale). Loving companion to Christine. Devoted son of the late Reinhold W. and Leona R. Schmahl. Cherished uncle of Robert, Stacy (Jeff), Jonathan, Nicole, and Evan. Dear great-uncle of Lily and Lincoln. Visitation at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Avenue, Lisle (On...
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Zachary J. Wagner

December 7, 1995 - March 3, 2017

Zachary J. Wagner, 21, passed away on March 3, 2017. Beloved son of John and Dawn Wagner. Loving brother of Joseph Wagner. Cherished grandson of Patricia Johnson and Lorraine Wagner and the late Robert Johnson and Arthur Wagner. Dear nephew, cousin and friend to many. Visitation will be at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Avenue (On Rt. 53, ½ mile south of Ogden Ave./Rt. 34) on...
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David W. Rippeth

May 10, 1939 - March 2, 2017

David W. Rippeth, 77 passed away March 2, 2017. Beloved husband of Sandra J. Rippeth (nee Wrezzes); loving father of Jennifer (Britton) Zink and Jonathan (Michelle) Rippeth; cherished grandfather of Savannah, Madison, Mya, Noelyn, Kathryn, Iris and Milly. Visitation at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Ave., (On Rt. 53, ½ mile south of Ogden Ave./Rt. 34) Lisle, IL on Monday, March 6,...
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Marlene Cohen

March 18, 1933 - February 14, 2017

Marlene Cohen, 83, passed away on February 14, 2017. Beloved wife of 61 years to the late Murray "Corky" Cohen. Loving mother of Deena (Bob) Watson, Jody (Don) Stilwell, Jack Cohen and Laura (Jerry) Walton. Cherished grandmother of Andy (Liz) Waton, Amy (Miranda) Watson, Geoff (Brooke) Stilwell, Tess Stilwell, Alex Cohen, Ethan Cohen, Kyle Walton, Maegan Walton. Proud great-grandmother of...
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William A. Specht

October 7, 1947 - February 13, 2017

William A. Specht, 69, passed away on February 13, 2017. Beloved husband of 44 years to Susan (nee Wagner). Loving father of Derrick Specht, Caryn Specht (Steven Basich) and Ryan (Jennifer) Specht. Cherished grandfather of Hailey, Bentley, Gavin and Aidan. Dear brother of Margaret (William) Ranallo. Devoted son of the late Chester and Lillian Specht. Fond uncle and friend to many. ...
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Edward Kruger

February 18, 1928 - February 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, IL.
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James F. Kacena

August 1, 1942 - February 10, 2017

James F. Kacena, age 74, passed away on February 10, 2017. Loving husband of 21 years to Joy Kacena; Cherished father to Kristin (Owen) Fayer; Caring step-father to Cindy (Robert) Hoglund; Adoring grandpa to Renee, Clayton, Scott, Ben, and Tom; Dear cousin, uncle, and friend to many. James was preceded in death by his sister, Joan Stucko, and parents, James and Elizabeth Kacena. Mass will be at...
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