Our Obituaries

MaryAnn Pfenning

September 20, 1951 - August 24, 2016


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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 of 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


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Antonia Domenico

April 15, 1933 - August 21, 2016


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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


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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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Joseph N. Sicuro

August 2, 1923 - May 17, 2016

Joseph N. Sicuro, 92, of Green Oaks, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Highland Park Hospital. He was born August 2, 1923 in Chicago and had been a Libertyville resident for over 50 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Parish , a former US Army Air Corps pilot and was a Green Oaks Village Trustee and member of the Planning Commission and Economic Development Committee, retiring in...
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Catherine E. Goss

August 13, 1923 - May 15, 2016

Catherine E. Goss, 92, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center. She was born Aug. 13, 1923 in Chicago and had been a resident of Libertyville for the past 60 years. Catherine loved and adored her family, husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Surviving are 3 children, Greg (Mary Lou) Goss of Naperville, Caren (Mike) Duffy of Boulder...
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Michael C. Vanta

May 22, 1977 - May 14, 2016


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Bosko Dragic

March 2, 1938 - May 12, 2016

Bosko Dragic, 78, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. He was born on January 8, 1938 in Bosnia, Herzegovina and came to live in the United States in 1973. He was a former resident of Milwaukee, WI and has lived in Round Lake Beach since 1987. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Gospova Dragic; 4 children, Nada (Rade) Popovic, Vida (Slobodan) Djuric,...
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Audrey M. Tobin

July 23, 1922 - May 10, 2016

Audrey M. Tobin, 93, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born July 23, 1922 in St. Louis, MO to the late Joseph and Mathilda (nee Jaeger) Wild. She was a 1941 graduate of Roosevelt High School and attended Washington University. She was formerly of Chicago and resided in Libertyville since 1956. Audrey was a long time member of the...
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E. Allan Englehardt

January 29, 1947 - May 9, 2016

Capt.E. Allan Englehardt, 69, passed away Monday, May 9, 2016 at his home in Lake Bluff. He was born January 29, 1947 in Chicago and had been a Lake Bluff resident for the past 35 years. He was a graduate of Southern Illinois University and had been a pilot for United Airlines for many years. In retirement, he was appointed chairman of the board of the Chicago Executive Airport and the regional...
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Robert A. Keyes

October 17, 1923 - May 4, 2016

Robert "Bob" Allen Keyes, 92, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Alden-Lincoln Park Nursing Care in Chicago, Illinois. He was born October 17, 1923, in Chicago, Illinois, and settled in Libertyville with his beloved wife, Patricia L. Keyes. Bob served as a flight instructor in the Army Air Corps during WWII. Flying was a passion of his along with his love of golf. Adored father of...
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Gabrielle M. Scaccia

September 29, 1942 - May 3, 2016

Gabrielle M. Scaccia, 73, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at her home in Grayslake. She was born September 29, 1942 in Bethlehem, Palestine, lived in Brazil for several years, and came to live in the United States in 1956. She was a 1960 Graduate of Zion Benton High School, started her college education at the College of Lake County, received a Bachelor's Degree from Southern Illinois...
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Roger Schmid

November 1, 1942 - April 30, 2016

Roger Schmid, 73, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born November 1, 1942 in Libertyville where he remained a resident for all his life. He was a former owner of Brenda's Pizza in Chicago and Brenda's Draperies in Libertyville. Roger enjoyed reading, especially history and following the financial market and nature. Surviving are...
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Dorothy Palansky

June 9, 1923 - April 30, 2016

Dorothy Palansky, 92, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Libertyville Manor. She was born June 9, 1923 in Chicago and has been a resident of Libertyville for the past 62 years. She was a member of the Heritage Lutheran Church in Lindenhurst and a former member of St. John Lutheran Church in Libertyville where she had been a Sunday School Teacher and Youth Group Leader. Dorothy was an...
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Marie Auble

January 28, 1921 - April 24, 2016

Marie Auble, 95, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2016 at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago. She was born January 28, 1921 in Norway and came to live in the United States when she was six. Marie received her nursing degree in Brooklyn, NY, she joined the Army Nurse Corps and stayed in the health care industry until she was 75 . She was an active member of the...
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Joseph P. Mullen

September 9, 1954 - April 22, 2016

MULLEN Joseph P. Mullen, 61, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born September 9, 1954 in Milwaukee, WI to Richard and Virginia Mullen. He grew up in Lake Bluff, IL attending the School of St. Mary, Lake Forest High School and Southern Illinois University. Joe worked at the Illinois Department of Transportation, but his passion was...
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James E. Hill, Jr.

January 6, 1920 - April 21, 2016


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Marion A. Schmitz

April 11, 1919 - April 19, 2016

Marion A. Schmitz, 97, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016 in Buffalo Grove. She was born in Evanston where she was a resident for most of her life and was a longtime member of St. Nicholas Church. Marion was an avid Cubs and Notre Dame fan, but loved spending time with her family more than anything. Her family was extremely pleased with the care she received from Sunrise Assisted Living and...
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Robert J. Rangel, Sr.

November 1, 1953 - April 19, 2016

Robert J. Rangel, Sr., 62, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at his home in Vernon Hills. He was born Nov. 1, 1953 in Chicago where he was a longtime resident, living in Vernon Hills for the past twenty eight years. Bob was a counselor at Gateway in Antioch, a former employee of Walmart and was a manager of the car wash at Ernie's Towing. He is survived by his wife Cynthia Rangel;...
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Dennis R. Hathaway

December 21, 1925 - April 19, 2016


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Michael "Raphael" Ruffolo, Ofm. Conv.

March 23, 1919 - April 19, 2016

Brother Raphael Ruffolo, OFM Conv. 97, was born on March 23, 1919, in Chicago, IL. He was baptized Michael Ruffolo; the fifth of ten children to the parents of John and Philomena (Tucci) Ruffolo. After high school, Mike worked for the Catholic Extension Society until he enlisted into the Army on December 1, 1941. During his forty-six months of military service, Mike fought valiantly and rose to...
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Gisela E. Fossler

July 24, 1937 - April 17, 2016


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Marcia H. Solberg

October 21, 1931 - April 16, 2016

Marcia H. Solberg, 84, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2016 in Vernon Hills. She was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Chicago, was a former 50 year resident of Lake Forest and a retired secretary at the Great Lakes Naval Base. Marcia enjoyed crafts, ceramics, cake decorating and especially being with her family. Surviving are 4 children, Denise Picchietti, Dean Solberg, Ward (Sherry) Solberg...
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Ningyu Hou

October 5, 1955 - April 13, 2016


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Ronald A. Ellwing

December 3, 1925 - April 10, 2016

Ronald A. Ellwing, 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at his home in Libertyville, IL. He was born December 3, 1925 in Chicago, IL and had been a Libertyville resident since 1970. Ron was formerly employed at International Minerals & Chemicals Corporation for 43 years, was a charter member of Hope Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Grayslake and served as an elder. He was a...
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Robert C. Thickpenny

September 4, 1924 - April 9, 2016

Robert C. Thickpenny, 91, of Libertyville, IL passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Spring Meadows. He was born Sept. 4, 1924 in San Francisco, CA and was a 1942 graduate of Balboa High School. Following graduation, Bob served with the US Army Air Corp. in the Pacific Theatre during WW II and later during the Korean War. He was a member of the Libertyville American Legion Post #329. He...
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Dorothy J. Maxon

April 17, 1921 - April 7, 2016

Dorothy Jane Maxon, 94, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born April 17, 1921 in Paterson, New Jersey, had been a Libertyville resident since 1950, also enjoying Port Charlotte, FL for 12 years in the 70's and 80's. She was a former Libertyville Civic Center Senior of the year, member of the D.A.R. and enjoyed geneology, gardening...
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Ronald B. Campbell

August 20, 1946 - April 3, 2016

Ronald B. Campbell, 69, a Vernon Hills resident for the past 20 years, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Libertyville. He was born August 20, 1946 in Linton, IN and was an independent sales consultant, selling long term care insurance, life insurance and real estate in Indiana and Illinois. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Libertyville, serving on the endowment committee...
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Rose V. Chikos

July 13, 1924 - April 2, 2016


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James M. Brown

September 18, 1950 - April 1, 2016

James Michael Brown (Jim) passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 1, 2016 at his home with his wife by his side. He was born September 18, 1950 in Dayton, OH. He was a longtime Libertyville resident, and had been living in Grayslake for the past three months. Jim was a graduate of St. Joseph's College, Renssallaer, IN, and received a master's degree from DePaul University in Chicago. Leading...
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Donovan C. Schutz

February 16, 1948 - April 1, 2016

Donovan C. Schutz, 68, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 1, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 16, 1948 in Richland Center, WI, was formerly of Plain, WI and a Libertyville resident for the past 41 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a graduate, receiving his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Donovan enjoyed golfing, tinkering,...
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Dennis Black

October 31, 1945 - March 31, 2016

Dennis W. Black, 70, passed away on Thursday, March 3l, 2016 at his home in Grayslake, IL. He was born Oct. 31, 1945 in East St. Louis, IL, was a former resident of Texas City, TX and has lived in Grayslake for the past 20 years. Dennis attended several colleges, including the University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Christian University. He was a well known sports editor for the Dallas Morning...
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Donald E. Weinzierl

April 9, 1933 - March 29, 2016

Donald E. Weinzierl, 82, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Winchester House in Libertyville. He was born April 9, 1933 in Stanford, IL, had been a Libertyville-Mundelein resident for 45 years, retiring to Arizona in 1999. He was a US Army veteran, having served in Germany and a member of the Elk's Lodge in Sun City, AZ. Before his retirement, Don had been the manger of Amm's...
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Helen L. Muller

March 20, 1922 - March 27, 2016

Helen L. Muller, 94, of Shawano, WI, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 in Keshena, WI. She was born March 20, 1922 in Chicago and had lived in the Libertyville/Lake Bluff area for 40 years. She was a 1940 graduate of Carl Schurz High School in Chicago, moving to Mundelein in 1956 and has lived in Shawano for the past 4 years. Helen served for over 30 years as an employee of the VA...
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Emily M. Ogilvie

June 7, 1923 - March 26, 2016

Emily M. Daily Ogilvie, 92. Passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha, WI. She was born June 7, 1923 in Chicago, where she was a former member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a current member of Faith Lutheran Church in Lake Forest. Emily was a former employee of the Zenith and Rand McNally Corporations, enjoyed cooking, the Cubs, Food Network, friends and...
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Gloria Velasquez

April 16, 1949 - March 26, 2016

Gloria Velasquez, 66, of Mundelein, passed away on Sat. March 26, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born April 16, 1949 in Mexico, has lived in Mundelein for the past 27 years and attended Santa Maria del Popolo Church. Surviving are her mother Elsa Maldonado and 3 children, Patricia (Oscar) Velasquez, Gloria Velasquez and Julian (Alicia) Velasquez; 8...
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Donald Wayne Sullivan

March 8, 1958 - March 21, 2016

Donald W. Sullivan, 58, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born March 8, 1958 in Oklahoma City, OK, where he was a graduate of Noble High School. Don was a former resident of Oklahoma, Alaska, and Texas and spent the last twenty years of his life in Libertyville where he was a member of the Crosslife Evangelical Free Church. He...
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Kenneth Scovill

June 27, 1959 - March 19, 2016

Kenneth Scovill, 56, of Green Oaks, IL, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at his home. He was born June 27, 1959 in Saginaw, MI, was a graduate of Michigan State University School of Packaging, was an avid Spartan's fan and a packaging engineer for 30 years. Ken was a member and ordained deacon and elder at the First Presbyterian Church in Libertyville. Surviving are his wife...
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Dorothy G. Landgraf

March 21, 1929 - March 19, 2016

Dorothy G. Landgraf, 86, passed away on Sat. March 19, 2016 at the Autumn Leaves Healthcare Center in Vernon Hills. She was born March 21, 1929 in Kindred, ND, was formerly of the southern suburbs of Chicago and Sugar Grove, Il, living in Vernon Hills for the past 6 years. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout, was a home economist employed by the state of Illinois and enjoyed...
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Frances S. McBride

June 17, 1928 - March 15, 2016

Frances S. McBride, 87, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Lehigh Center in Macungie, PA. She was born June 17, 1928 in Nashville, TN, was raised in Chicago, and was a graduate of the University of Dubuque. Frances was a fifty year resident of Lake Bluff where she was a member of the Union Church, and has been living in Macungie, PA for the past eight years. She was a real estate agent at...
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Brian T. Haberkamp

August 9, 1977 - March 14, 2016

Brian T. Haberkamp, 38, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born August 9, 1977 in Chicago and was a former resident of Schiller Park and Long Grove since 1989. Brian was a special child that loved his family and was loved by all who met him. Surviving are his parents, Fred & Penny Haberkamp of Long Grove; a sister, Dawn (Ken)...
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Radojka Tesla

November 21, 1932 - March 13, 2016


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Lois M. Haidvogel

July 15, 1940 - March 12, 2016


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Ellen M. Tobolski

May 22, 1925 - March 12, 2016

Ellen M. Tobolski, 90, of Vernon Hills, passed away on Sat. March 12, 2016 in Glenview, IL. She was born May 22, 1925 in Chicago, was formerly of Deerfield and has lived in Vernon Hills for the past 28 years. She was a member of St. Mary of Vernon Parish in Indian Creek and a former volunteer at the Vernon Hills Elementary School. Ellen was a member of the Vernon Hills Seniors, enjoyed sailing,...
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Margaret F. Wilton

December 7, 1924 - March 11, 2016


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Earlene J. Horodnik

March 22, 1932 - March 8, 2016

Earlene J. Horodnik, 83, of Libertyville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at her home. She was born March 22, 1932 in Chicago and had been a Libertyville resident for the past 40 years. Earlene enjoyed gardening, crafting and photography and had been a loving wife, supporting mother and doting grandmother. Surviving are 4 daughters, Sherilyn Alexander, Gail (Mark) Crane,...
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Ada M. Hancock

November 27, 1927 - March 7, 2016


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Sadie W. Boulton

September 3, 1923 - March 6, 2016


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Marlene Pavlovic

November 24, 1939 - March 3, 2016


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Kay Chen

November 19, 1941 - March 1, 2016


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Arthur "Art" Schmiedling

May 12, 1925 - March 1, 2016

Arthur C. "Art" Schmieding, of Third Lake, IL, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in Lindenhurst. He was born May 12, 1925 in Garland, NE, was a graduate of Concordia University in Seward, NE and received his masters degree from the University of Nebraska. Art was a cartographer and formerly employed by the Defense Maping and Aerospace Center for the US Government. He was a member of Holy...
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