Our Obituaries

Robert "Bob" Perry

July 6, 1923 - November 28, 2016

Robert M. "Bob" Perry, 93, of Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake passed away on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born July 6, 1923 in Highland Park, IL and was a former resident of Libertyville. He was a retired employee of Illinois Bell Telephone and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge,...
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Leo R. Fitz

July 22, 1930 - November 27, 2016


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Trudy "Casey" Stryganek

July 11, 1949 - November 27, 2016

Trudy "Casey" Stryganek, 67, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 11, 1949 in Chicago and has been a resident of Hawthorn Woods for the past 20 years. Trudy and her twin sister Judy were born into a family of professional acrobats, performing since the age of five at major...
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Maryjo Simone Robins

June 21, 1948 - November 27, 2016

Maryjo Simone Robins, 68, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at her home. She was born June 21, 1948 in Niagara Falls, NY, was a former resident of Lewiston, NY, living in Libertyville for the past 36 years. She was a graduate of New York State University in Albany and worked in the computer lab at Libertyville High School for 15 years before retiring in 2013. She enjoyed quilting,...
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Zachary E. Neir

January 25, 1997 - November 25, 2016

Zachary Edward Neir, 19, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016 at his home from complications of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. He was born January 25, 1997 in Highland Park, IL and has been a Libertyville resident for the past 16 years. He was a 2016 graduate of Libertyville High School and enjoyed his dog Maddie, video games, art and horseback riding. Surviving are his loving...
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Josephine G. Loksa

July 12, 1922 - November 25, 2016

Josephine G. Loksa, 94, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Winchester House in Libertyville, IL. She was born on July 12, 1922 in Chicago where she was a longtime resident and most recently of Libertyville. She worked for several food manufacturers in Chicago including, National Tea and Brach's Candy Company and was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville. She is survived by...
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Marion E. Smith

January 24, 1930 - November 21, 2016

Marion E. Smith, 86, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016 at Winchester House in Libertyville. She was born January 24, 1930 in Chicago and has been a Libertyville resident for most of her life. Marion was a member of the Libertyville Covenant Church and the Kitchen Klangers at the Libertyville Civic Center. She will be remembered for her love of singing and animals, especially her dog,...
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Bernard "Brian" Rodgers

July 24, 1921 - November 21, 2016

Bernard "Brian" Rodgers, 95, passed away on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 at his home. He was born July 24, 1921 in Scotland, moved to Ireland as an infant and came to live in the United States in 1941. He was a former resident of Lake Forest and Libertyville. Brian was a retired carpenter and also worked for many years at the school and Church of St. Mary in Lake Forest as a school bus driver, carpenter...
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Vicente H. Po

July 24, 1928 - November 18, 2016


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Thomas R. Shaw

June 5, 1945 - November 16, 2016


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Ruth M. Wehrenberg

October 14, 1921 - November 12, 2016

Ruth M. Wehrenberg, 95, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born Oct. 14, 1921 in Warsaw, Indiana and has been a Libertyville resident for the past 60 years. Ruth was a US Navy veteran, having served during WWII and a member of the Lake County Woman's American Legion Post #1122. She was also a former 22 year employee of the A.B. Dick...
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Keith S. Zawila

January 19, 1953 - November 7, 2016

Keith S. Zawila, 63, of Mundelein, IL was born into eternal life on November 7, 2016 following a courageous battle with bile duct cancer. His strength and faith in God was an inspiration to others and his experience helped further the medical research of this rare cancer. He was the beloved husband of Sara, nee Speer, cherished father of Kevin, dear brother of Pamela, fond son-in-law,...
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Ila J. Schotanus

May 15, 1931 - November 7, 2016

Ila Jane Schotanus, 85, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born May 15, 1931 in Lake Villa and had been a Libertyville resident for the past 55 years. She was a 1949 graduate of Warren Township High School and enjoyed cooking, canning, baking, sewing and especially her family. Surviving are her husband Nicholas Schotanus; 4...
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Liam Anthony Gurvis

November 1, 2016 - November 4, 2016


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Lillian K. Finley

June 26, 1920 - November 4, 2016

Lillian K. Finley, 96, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, IL. She was born on June 26, 1920 in Des Moines, IA, was formerly of Chicago and Wheeling and a Buffalo Grove resident for the past 65 years. Lillian was a 1938 graduate of Libertyville High School and was a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Masters degree in...
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Joseph J. Diesi

February 26, 1932 - November 3, 2016

Joseph J. Diesi, 84, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at his home. He was born February 26, 1932 in Chicago, had been a resident of Waukegan and Lake Forest for 60 years, living in Libertyville since 2014. He was a former owner of Lake County Pipe and Supply in Waukegan. Surviving are his wife Karen; 5 children, Dirk Diesi, Todd Diesi, Cheryl (Mark) Wickland, Mark Diesi and Robyn ...
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S Michael Smith

August 12, 1950 - October 30, 2016

S Michael Smith, 66, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his home in Wadsworth, IL. He was born August 12, 1950 in New Brunswick, NJ, and raised in Sayreville, NJ, where he graduated from Sayreville Memorial High School. Mike went on to graduate with a Business Degree from Northland College in Ashland, WI, where he played on the football team as an offensive and defensive lineman...
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Maureen F. Culicchia

September 1, 1936 - October 24, 2016

Maureen F. Culicchia, 80, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1936 in Bayonne, NJ, was a former resident of Mettawa and has lived in Lake Forest for the past 28 years. She was a very active volunteer as the treasurer for the Country Day School Auction, Loyola Academy Ramble Auction, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, IL Club for Catholic Women and Arden...
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Richard D. Zimmerman

June 2, 1942 - October 24, 2016

Richard D. Zimmerman, 74, passed away October 24, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born June 2, 1942 in Waukegan, was a graduate of Waukegan Township High School and received his degree as a Metallurgist from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Richard had been a 40 year resident of Libertyville, retired employee of the Frank G. Hough Company/International...
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Edward J. Napoleoni

October 27, 1929 - October 22, 2016

Edward John Napoleoni, 86, formerly of Libertyville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at home in Punta Gorda, FL. He was born October 27, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA to Mathilda (nee Lombardi) and John Napoleoni. Edward graduated from South Hills High School in 1947, served in the United States Army in Italy and had a long career at E. I. DuPont de Nemours Company retiring in...
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Ethel "Stevie" Shoemaker

February 6, 1942 - October 9, 2016

Ethel Mae "Stevie" Shoemaker, 74, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 in Libertyville, IL. She was born Feb. 6, 1942 in Ettrick, WI, was a former longtime resident of Libertyville, living at Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake for the past 8 years. Stevie enjoyed knitting, reading, cribbage, her kittens and especially her family. Surviving are 3 children, Karen (Wally) Tynis, Mimi (Trent)...
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Peggy Ann Verlenden

September 17, 1934 - October 7, 2016

Peggy Ann Verlenden, 82, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 7, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born September 17, 1934 and had been a Libertyville and Vernon Hills resident for the past 50 years. Peggy was a former secretary for Libertyville High School for 30years, enjoyed volunteering at Condell Hospital calling numbers for Bingo for the past 16 years,...
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Lucille "Lucy" Spangler

January 21, 1922 - October 6, 2016

Lucille R. "Lucy" Spangler, 94, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born January 21, 1922 in Arcadia, WI and has been a Libertyville resident since 1953. She was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church in Libertyville, where she taught Sunday School, was a past president of the Women's Guild and the Junior Choir Director. Lucille...
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Mary J. Street

January 14, 1925 - October 6, 2016

Mary J. Street, 91, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at the Libertyville Manor. She was born Jan. 14, 1925 in Waukegan, IL and had been a resident of Libertyville for the past 63 years. She was a 1943 graduate of Waukegan Township High School and was a bookkeeper for Rouse's Service Station in Libertyville for many years. Mary was a member of St. Joseph Parish and a charter member of the...
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Robert "Bob" Smutney

September 7, 1927 - October 4, 2016


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Mary "Muzz" Mack

July 30, 1935 - October 3, 2016

Mary J. "MUZZ" Mack, 81, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 at her home in Libertyville. She was born July 30, 1935 in Kenmare, ND, and had been living in Libertyville since 1963. Mary was a veteran of the United States Navy and was stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Base where she worked as a clerk. Mary was a talented seamstress and was employed for over twenty years at Calico Coroner in...
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Norma W. Seymour

May 11, 1928 - October 2, 2016

Norma W. Seymour, 88, passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. She was born May 11, 1928 in Terre Haute, IN was a former resident of Fresno, CA and has lived in Mundelein, IL for the past 13 years. She was a US Navy veteran, enjoyed interior decorating and was a loving supportive mother. Surviving are her 2 daughters, Jennifer (Lloyd)...
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Jeanne L. Jakes

May 30, 1921 - October 1, 2016

Jeanne L. (nee Fogel) Jakes, 95, passed away peacefully October 1, 2016 at Symphony of Buffalo Grove. She was the loving mother of Janene (Ted) Reichert; dear grandmother of Janene (Richard) Murphy, Heather (David) Hodge and James (Lori) Reichert and fond great grandmother of Robin, Scott, Megan, Joseph and Brian. She was preceded in death by her dearest husband, James and beloved daughter,...
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Gary L. Heike

April 16, 1947 - September 29, 2016

Gary L. Heike, 69, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 in Altoona, WI. He was born April 16, 1947 in Mondovi, WI, was a 1965 graduate of Libertyville High School living in Eau Claire, WI area for the past seven years. He was a former employee of the Frank G. Hough Company in Libertyville, was a manager at Cook's Cyclery and also was a self employed painter. Gary was an excellent golfer,...
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Sandra L. Markstrom

January 13, 1950 - September 26, 2016

Sandra L. Markstrom, 66, passed away on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. She was born Jan. 13, 1950 in Roseau, MN to the late Melvin and Edith (Knutson) Markstrom. She attended elementary and high school in Roseau and following graduation, moved to Los Angeles, CA where she was employed by Rusco, Inc. as their comptroller for 40 years. Family was...
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Joseph R. Steber

March 6, 1948 - September 23, 2016


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Anne E. Miller

March 28, 1926 - September 20, 2016

Anne E. Miller, 90, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born March 28, 1926 in Klagenfurt, Austria and came to live in the United States at the age of four. She was a former resident of Long Island, NY and had been living in the Lincolnshire-Lake Forest area since 1964. Anne was an employee of the Marriott Lincolnshire for nearly...
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Constance "Connie" Sheffer

July 9, 1952 - September 15, 2016

Constance "Connie" Sheffer, 64, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016 in Libertyville, IL. She was born July 9, 1952 in Bowling Green, Ohio and was a graduate of Bowling Green High School and Wittenberg College in Ohio. She was a former resident of Vernon Hills, IL and has lived in Grayslake, IL for the past 30 years. Connie was a member and sang in the choir at the United Methodist Church...
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Gale K. Wessel

June 18, 1945 - September 11, 2016

Gale K. Wessel, 71, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born June 18, 1945 in Cleveland, Ohio, was raised in Tinley Park and a 25 year resident of Buffalo Grove living in the Grand Dominion community in Mundelein for the past 4 years. Gale enjoyed sewing and painting and was a member of the North Suburban Needle Arts Guild, Women's...
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Helen B. Urbanek

February 20, 1921 - September 8, 2016

URBANEK Helen B. Urbanek, 95, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born February 20, 1921 and had been a Lake Forest-Lake Bluff area resident since 1957. Helen enjoyed gardening, her dogs and especially her family. Surviving are her 3 children, Wayne (Judith) Urbanek, Laurie (Ken) Riek and Suzanne (Brent) Stenseth; 7...
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Kenneth L. Schar

July 24, 1922 - September 8, 2016

Kenneth L. Schar, 94, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 in Buffalo Grove. He was born July 24, 1922 in Libertyville, where he remained for the rest of his life. He was a 1940 graduate of LTHS and a retired Product Engineer for The Frank G. Hough Company in Libertyville. Ken was a member and served on the Vestry of St. Lawrence Episcopal Church, was a US Navy veteran, Eagle Scout, volunteer...
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Helene M. Killackey

January 9, 1943 - September 8, 2016

Helene M. Killackey, 73, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016. She was born January 9, 1943 in Chicago and has lived in Libertyville for the past 38 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville and was a past president of the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Surviving are her husband Robert E. Killackey Jr.; her son Brent Killackey (Judith Williams) and 3...
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Kenneth F. Deyo

June 10, 1940 - September 7, 2016

Kenneth F. Deyo, 76, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from a fire in his home in Libertyville. He was born June 10, 1940 in Sterling, IL and had lived in Libertyville for the past 26 years. Ken was a graduate of Southern Illinois University and a former mechanical engineer for Brown Paper Goods in Libertyville. Surviving are his brothers, Wayne (the late Marianne)...
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Vera Racic

June 7, 1956 - September 5, 2016

Vera Racic, 60, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born June 7, 1956 in Serbia and came to live in the United States in 1968. She was a member of the church within the New Gracanica Monastery and was an inventory analyst at Abbott Laboratories for 32 years. Vera enjoyed gardening, traveling and especially her family. Surviving...
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Elizabeth Mary Chalfant

February 20, 1934 - September 3, 2016

Elizabeth M. Chalfant, 82, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at her home in Waukegan,IL. She was born February 20, 1934 in Dublin, Ireland and came to the US in 1959. Elizabeth was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church where she was a Lay Carmelite and a CCD teacher for 20 years at the church school. She was a longtime volunteer at Victory Memorial Hospital for Al-Anon kids and Head...
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Janet Johnson Framke

September 26, 1938 - September 3, 2016

Janet J. Framke, 77, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at her home in Wadsworth, IL. She was born September 26, 1938 in Joliet, IL, had been a Wadsworth resident for the past 40 years, was an animal lover and the owner of Stone Ridge Airedales in Wadsworth. Surviving is her husband, Richard Framke; 4 children, Patrick, Eric (Romana), Jody and Jay Johnson; 4 Grandchildren and 2 brothers,...
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Thomas D. Manion

September 21, 1956 - September 3, 2016


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Carol E. Conklin

September 20, 1963 - September 2, 2016

Carol E. Conklin, 52, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, September 2, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born on September 20, 1963 in Detroit, Michigan and spent most of her childhood in Lansing, Michigan, where she graduated from Lansing Eastern High School in 1981. Carol was a former resident of Westerville, Ohio for 8 years and has been...
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Julie C. Lanciloti

March 2, 1964 - August 29, 2016

Julia C. Lanciloti, 52, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. She was born March 2, 1964 in Libertyville, IL and had been a resident of Zion, IL for the past 12 years. Julie was a former clerk for K-Mart in Vernon Hills and Waukegan and was a lover of cats. Surviving are her parents, Keith and Rita Hellon; sister, Christine (Frank) Teresi;...
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Anthony Pulcanio

June 14, 1926 - August 28, 2016

Anthony Pulcanio, 90, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at JourneyCare Hospice in Barrington. He was born June 14, 1926 in Chicago and had been a Mundelein resident for the past 27 years. He was a US Army veteran, serving in the Philippines during WWII and a retired employee of the White Cap Company in Chicago. Tony was very artistic, sketching and painting ornaments enjoyed his garden and...
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Norma J. Bailey

November 13, 1928 - August 26, 2016

Norma Jean Bailey, 87, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born November 13, 1928 in Plainview, Nebraska, grew up in Battle Creek, NE and was a former resident of Mound, Minnesota and Sedalia, MO. Norma has been living at Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake for the past 10 years. She was the loving mother of Kent (Cathy) Bailey, MD of...
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MaryAnn Pfenning

September 20, 1951 - August 24, 2016

Maryann Pfenning, 64, passed away suddenly August 24, 2016 at her home in Libertyville. She was born September 20, 1951 in Chicago where she was a 1969 graduate of Taft High School. She graduated from DePaul University in 1978 with a Bachelor's Science degree in Commerce. She was an employee of Northern Trust Bank in Chicago starting in 1967 where she worked in Employee Training and the...
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Ronald C. Jess

November 8, 1931 - August 23, 2016

Ronald C. Jess, 84, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview. He was born November 8, 1931 in Newton, Iowa, was formerly of Glenview and a Libertyville resident since 1970. Ron attended Monmouth College and was a graduate of the University of Illinois. He was also a Captain in the US Marine Corps, having served as a pilot and flight instructor. He was a member...
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Joshua B. Pierce

February 13, 1973 - August 22, 2016

Josh B. Pierce, 43, passed away from a battle with frontal temporal dementia on Monday, August 22, 2016. He was born February 13, 1973, grew up in Vernon Hills, and was a Libertyville High School graduate. He received a bachelor's Degree from Bowling Green State University and started Pierce Benefits. He is survived by his two daughters, Madeline and Chloe; mother, Toni Pierce; Jodi (Brian)...
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Samuel James Sorenson III

July 27, 1961 - August 22, 2016

Samuel J. Sorenson III, 55, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He was born July 27, 1961 in Lake Forest and had lived there and Lake Bluff for most of his life. He was a 1979 graduate of Lake Forest High School and his career was in the field of Hotel Management and Hospitality on Chicago's near north side. He was a member of the Church of St....
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Antonia Domenico

April 15, 1933 - August 21, 2016

Antonia Domenico, 83, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born April 15, 1933 in Chicago, was a former resident of Harwood Heights and had been living in Grayslake for the past twenty years. Antonia was a great mother, a wonderful cook, she loved to crochet, but enjoyed spending time with her family more than anything. She is...
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Frank Kiley, O.F.M.. Conv.

August 25, 1918 - August 21, 2016

Rev. Frances "Frank" Kiley, O.F.M. Conv., 97, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, IL. He was born August 25, 1918 in Detroit, MI attended high school and business school in Royal Oak, MI. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force serving as a chaplain for four years in England during WWII. After being discharged, he entered the...
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Charles "Wayne" Applegate

June 20, 1931 - August 20, 2016

Charles "Wayne" Applegate, 85, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at JourneyCare Hospice in Glenview. He was born June 20, 1931 in Jefferson, IA, was formerly of Rockford and had been living in Vernon Hills since 1978. He was a graduate of the University of Iowa and a US Air Force veteran. Wayne was a former employee of the Sundstrand Corp. in Rockford and retired from the Outboard Marine...
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Nancy S. Regan

May 11, 1945 - August 15, 2016

Nancy S. Regan, 71, passed away Monday, August 15, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was born May 11, 1945 in Eugene, OR where she grew up and had been living in Wauconda for the past thirty years. Nancy received a Masters Degree in Library Sciences from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. She was a former Fourteen year employee at Abbott Laboratories where she helped design...
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Doris Strickland

January 13, 1920 - August 15, 2016


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Wilmer "Will" Hays

July 22, 1931 - August 15, 2016

Wilmer D. "Will" Hays, 85, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2016. He was born July 22, 1931 in Franklin Grove, IL, was formerly of Grayslake, Villa Park and Ottawa, and a Libertyville resident since 1969. He was a graduate of LaSalle-Peru High School and had three banking certificates, attending the University of Wisconsin School of Banking, Southern IL University and the American Institute of...
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Manohar L. Manchanda

September 15, 1920 - August 15, 2016


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Simonida B. Stipanovic

June 30, 1974 - August 10, 2016


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Michael A. Sider

July 26, 1959 - August 9, 2016

Michael A. "Mike" Sider, 57, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at his home. He was born July 26, 1959 in Evanston, IL and had been a Mundelein resident for the past 54 years. Mike was a former employee of the Best Buy Corporation and enjoyed fishing and taxidermy. Surviving are his brother Gail (Vicki) Roberts of Gurnee and his niece Sarah and nephews Aaron and Tony. Visitation will be...
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Peter G. Welzen

March 21, 1927 - August 8, 2016


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Leonid S. Korablev

May 4, 1925 - August 7, 2016

Leonid Sergeyevich Korablev, 91, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at his home. He was born May 4, 1925 in Moscow, Russia and came to live in the United States in 2001. He has lived in Gurnee and Libertyville and was a veteran of the Soviet Army during WWII. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Evelina Korableva; l daughter, Julia (Daniel) Smith of Gurnee and 4 grandchildren, Anthony Daniel...
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Gene E. Vanderspool

April 29, 1932 - August 4, 2016

Gene E. Vanderspool, 84, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016 in Gurnee. He was born April 29, 1932 in Waukegan, was a former resident of Libertyville and Gurnee, and a Lake County resident all his life. Gene was a US Army veteran, having served in the Korean War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was also a former Heavy Equipment Operator for Bolander Construction. Surviving are 3...
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Rodney "Rod" Kielman

November 22, 1947 - August 3, 2016

KIELMAN Rodney D. "Rod" Kielman, 68, passed away, Wednesday, August 3, 2016 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family in Green Oaks, IL. He was born November 22, 1947 in Hampton, Iowa and had been a Libertyville and Green Oaks resident for the past 48 years. Rod became a licensed barber and worked at Fort Sheridan and Great Lakes. Later he became an operating engineer, member of Local ...
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Lillian F. Gallatin

July 20, 1924 - August 3, 2016


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William "Cowboy Bill' Haidacher

June 9, 1943 - August 3, 2016


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Rosalie M. Roggenbuck

June 14, 1941 - August 2, 2016

Rosalie M. "Ro" Roggenbuck, 75, of Buffalo Grove, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park. She was born June 14, 1941 in Milbank, S.D. and spent her childhood days on a farm near Revillo, S.D., was a graduate of Milbank High School in 1959 and was a member of the Annunciation Catholic Church in Revillo. After high school she joined the Sisters of the...
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Walter C. Gardynski

August 1, 1922 - August 1, 2016

Walter C. Gardynski, 94, passed away on his birthday, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born Aug. 1, 1922 in Chicago, was formerly of Niles, Des Plaines and Gurnee, living in Vernon Hills since 2010. He was a former member of St. John Brebeuf parish in Niles and a member of St. Joseph parish in Libertyville. Walter enjoyed golf, bowling, music,...
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Jerome J. "Jerry" Sprengel

September 28, 1942 - August 1, 2016


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Norman M. Gardner

September 13, 1951 - July 29, 2016


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Henrietta U. Walter

September 23, 1927 - July 29, 2016


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Yoshiko Tagawa

April 9, 1921 - July 28, 2016


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Betty C. Lyons

April 24, 1924 - July 27, 2016

Betty C. Lyons, 92, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Irvine, California. She was born April 24, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia and had been a former 30 year resident of Libertyville raising three children before moving to California in 1979 where she remained. Betty was a former Defense Department Intelligence Agency Analyst, but first and foremost was an adoring wife and...
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Kip A. Lamers

January 13, 1976 - July 24, 2016


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Ester A. Santos

October 30, 1925 - July 17, 2016


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Mildred M. Magnus

August 30, 1925 - July 16, 2016

Mildred M. Magnus, 90, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Glenview, IL. She was born August 30, 1925 in Chicago, was formerly of Elmwood Park, Lincolnshire, Libertyville and has lived in Vernon Hills for the past 6 years. Mildred was a volunteer at Condell Memorial Hospital for over 35 years and enjoyed the cubs, bulls, playing bingo and especially her family. Surviving are 3...
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Ruth I. Locy

May 26, 1925 - July 15, 2016

Ruth Irene Locy, 91, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born May 26, 1925 in Danville, IL, was formerly of Peoria, Evanston, Morton Grove and Kenosha, living in Libertyville for the past 14 years. Ruth was a retired employee of the Crane Packing Company in Morton Grove, enjoyed making ceramics and loved gardening and especially her...
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Robert "Bob" Anderson

December 31, 1932 - July 11, 2016

Robert D. "Bob" Anderson, 83, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born December 31, 1932 in Kalamazoo, MI and was a former 48 year resident of Mundelein, IL and current 3 year resident of Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake, IL. Bob was a veteran of the US Airforce having served in the Korean War. He was a 50 year member of Grace Lutheran...
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Elmer B. Hoskins

August 15, 1928 - July 8, 2016

Elmer B. Hoskins, 87, passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016 at his home. He was born August 15, 1928 in Libertyville to the late James and Minnie (nee Krueger) Hoskins. Following his graduation from Libertyville High School in 1946, Elmer enlisted in the US Army. He served for 22 years and was assigned to many bases, including Germany, Japan, Korea and Vietnam, retiring in 1968 as a master sergeant...
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Robert "Bob" Casey

August 30, 1952 - July 3, 2016


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June Marie Strang

June 15, 1918 - July 3, 2016

June M. Strang, 98, passed away July 3, 2016 at Libertyville Manor in Libertyville. She was born June 15, 1918 in Waukegan, was a former resident of Antioch and Mundelein, living in Libertyville for the past nine years. June was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Libertyville, She was a talented artist in various mediums but enjoyed spending time with her family more than anything else. ...
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Ronald "Butch" Gratz, Sr.

July 24, 1936 - July 1, 2016

Ronald V. "Butch" Gratz, 79, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born July 24, 1936 in Libertyville and settled in the Ivanhoe- Mundelein area in 1964. Butch was a heavy equipment mechanic and a former employee of The Frank G. Hough Company, Herky's and the Village of Libertyville for 16 years. He was also a US Army veteran and with his...
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William "Terry" Mayfield

November 1, 1949 - June 26, 2016

W. Terry Mayfield, 66, passed away peacefully on his wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at his home. He was born November 1, 1949 in Danville, IL and had been a Lincolnshire resident for the past 17 years. Terry was a graduate of Southern Illinois University and for most of his career worked as an IT Manager in the manufacturing sector. He had a lifelong interest in history and...
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Crystal C. Downing-Swanton

November 9, 1954 - June 23, 2016

Crystal C. Downing-Swanton, 61, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the home of her sister in Chicago. She was born November 9, 1954 in Chicago, was a former resident of Libertyville, living in Round Lake Beach for the past 11 years. Crystal was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Libertyville and a former employee of the Lake County Health Department. ...
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JoAnn "Cookie" Sawyer

December 27, 1939 - June 21, 2016

JoAnn E. "Cookie" Sawyer, 76, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born December 27, 1939 in Waukegan, was a 1958 Highland Park High School graduate and had been living in Libertyville for the past thirty years. Cookie was an employee of Spire shoes in Highland Park and Vernon Hills and also at Rank Video in Northbrook. She was a...
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Kenneth R. Gauger

February 21, 1940 - June 21, 2016

Kenneth R. Gauger, 76, passed away unexpectedly June 21, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born February 21, 1940 in Chicago, was a former thirty year resident of Wheeling, living at Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake for the past fifteen years. Ken was employed by the Yellow Freight Shipping Co. for over twenty-five years. He was a member of St. Mary of the...
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Robert "Bob" Jackson

May 28, 1935 - June 17, 2016

Robert Chalfonte "Bob" Jackson, pharmacologist, 81, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. The son of the late Walter Coleman Jackson, Jr. and Elsie Watson Jackson, he was born May 28, 1935 in Chester, PA where he was a 1954 graduate of Chester High School. Bob graduated from the University of Richmond, Richmond, VA in 1958 where he was a proud...
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Benito M. Sanchez, Jr.

July 14, 1929 - June 14, 2016

​Dr. Benito M. Sanchez, Jr., 86, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines. He was born July 14, 1929 in the Philippines and he came to live in the United States in 1976. Dr. Benito received his PhD degree in the Philippines where was a pediatrician. He worked as a research scientist for the University of Illinois and was published in the Journal of...
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Daniel E. Monahan

August 10, 1958 - June 11, 2016

Daniel E. Monahan, 57, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1958 in Lake Forest, IL, was a Lake County resident for most of his life, living in Libertyville for the past 20 years. He was a 1976 graduate of Libertyville High School and was a mechanic and a graduate of Denver Automotive in Colorado. Dan was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville...
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Vivian E. Lindquist

September 22, 1933 - June 8, 2016

Vivian Elsie Lindquist, 82, passed away June 8, 2016 in Libertyville. She was born September 22, 1933 in Chicago and had been a Libertyville resident for the past fifty years. Vivian loved to travel having a special connection to Alaska, and Door County, WI where she enjoyed being outdoors, hiking, fishing and spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband of 63 years Howard...
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Lucille E. Zumstein

December 2, 1920 - June 8, 2016

Lucille Ellen Zumstein, 95, of Mundelein, IL died on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL and is now enfolded in God's love. She was born December 2, 1920 in Detroit, MI where she lived for 50 years and was a resident of Mundelein for the past 27 years. Lucille was a talented and gifted pianist and organist playing at various churches including Ivanhoe...
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Benita F, Jording

September 10, 1934 - June 6, 2016

Benita F. Jording, 81, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at Decatur Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. She was born September 10, 1934, in Bloomington, IL, was a former 50 year resident of Libertyville and had been living at the Eastern Star Home in Macon, IL for the past year. Benita was a caterer for over forty years, was an active 50 year member of Eastern Star in Libertyville #438 and...
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Roger E. Miller

November 1, 1920 - June 2, 2016

Roger E. Miller, 95, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born Nov. 1, 1920 in Baltimore, MD, was a veteran of the US Army Air Corps and has lived in the Lincolnshire-Lake Forest area since 1964. Surviving are his wife of 71 years, Anne Miller; 2 children, Jeanne (Richard) Goldhaber and Ron Miller; 5 grandchildren, David (Catherine),...
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Jarrett R. Gannon

October 4, 1977 - May 29, 2016

Jarrett Ryan Gannon, 38, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at his home in Johnsburg. He was born Oct. 4, 1977 in Arlington Heights, IL and was a graduate of Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, where he participated in football, basketball and baseball. A Lake County resident for most of his life, Jarrett was a graduate of Michigan State University and received his MBA at Olivet...
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Russell J. Downing

December 10, 1933 - May 27, 2016

Russell J. Downing, 82, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 in Libertyville. He was born December 10, 1933 in Chicago, was a former forty-six year resident of Libertyville and had been living at Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake for the past two years. He was a graduate of St. Phillip High School in Chicago, was a tile setter and a member of Union Local 21. He was a former member of St. Joseph...
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Dorothy M. Fayer

May 2, 1930 - May 27, 2016

Dorothy May Fayer, 86, passed away unexpectedly May 27, 2016 in Chicago with her sons by her side. Born May 2, 1930 in Chicago, she was a resident of Lake Bluff, retiring to Scottsdale, AZ in 2001. She was a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a professional artist creating illustrations and caricatures for National magazines and consignment painting in Lake Forest and Long Grove. ...
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Kenneth R. Stair

November 20, 1935 - May 24, 2016

Kenneth R. Stair, 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the Springs of Vernon Hills. He was born Nov. 20, 1935 in Chicago and had been a Libertyville resident for the past 44 years. He was a US Army veteran, graduate of Beloit College and received his Masters Degree from Loyola University. Ken was a Certified Public Accountant with his own firm and was an Accounting Professor at the College...
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Therese "Terri" DeFrancesco

June 4, 1958 - May 23, 2016

Therese "Terri" DeFrancesco, 57, passed away, Monday, May 23, 2016 peacefully at her home surrounded by her family in Vernon Hills, IL. She was born June 4, 1958 in Chicago, IL and had been a Vernon Hills resident for the past 28 years. Terri was raised in Chicago and was a graduate of Mother Guerin High School in River Grove. She was a former teacher's aide at Oak Grove School in Green Oaks...
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Svetomir Dupor

July 5, 1942 - May 19, 2016

Svetomir Dupor, 73, of Libertyville, IL, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Highland Park Hospital. He was born July 5, l942 in Karin, Dalmacia, Yugoslavia and came to live in the United States as a child. He was a US Army veteran and a former employee of Abbott Laboratories. Surviving are his wife, Milka Dupor; 3 sons, Aleksandar (Chrissy) Dupor, Predrag "David" (Gordana)...
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Maria S. Campos

December 19, 1930 - May 17, 2016

Maria S. Campos, 85, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center. She was born Dec. 19, 1930 in El Salvador and came to live in the United States in 1984. Surviving are her son William Campos of Vernon Hills; 2 Grandchildren, Dennis Campos and Vanessa (Noel) Diaz; Great Grandchildren, Lizbeth Tejada, Ariana, Ryan, Ayden, Matthew, Michael and her brother...
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