Our Obituaries

Mary K. Rohner

January 28, 1943 - December 10, 2017

Mary Kathleen Rohner, 74, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at Lake Forest Hospital. She was born Jan. 28, 1943 in Syracuse, New York and has lived in Libertyville since 1982. She lived in several states as well as in Spain during her husband's career as a Navy officer before settling in Illinois. She was a 1964 graduate of Nazareth College in...
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M. "Jinni" Swab

April 27, 1936 - December 8, 2017

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Bobby Jean Chrusciel

March 11, 1927 - December 8, 2017

Bobby Jean Chrusciel, 90, formerly of Libertyville, passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 in Kalamazoo, MI. She was born March 11, 1927 in McCamey, TX and had lived in Mundelein and Libertyville for many years. Surviving are 4 sons, Wayne (Ann) Chrusciel, Mike (Lisa) Chrusciel, Glen (Erin) Chrusciel and R. Alan (Pat) Chrusciel; 11 Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband...
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Arthur B. Smith

March 3, 1941 - December 6, 2017


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Arthur B. Smith

March 3, 1941 - December 6, 2017


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Juan G. Sandoval

May 6, 1927 - December 6, 2017

Juan G. Sandoval Sr., 90, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was born May 6, 1927 in Mexico, came to live in the United States at the age of sixteen and had been living in Mundelein for the past forty years. He is survived by five children; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and by many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss him dearly. He was...
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Neil Redshaw

January 28, 1947 - December 3, 2017

Neil A. Redshaw, 70, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at his home in Grayslake. He was born Jan. 28, 1947 in Salt Lake City, Utah and was a former resident of Libertyville and Grayslake. He was a graduate of Texas A&M University and was a Senior Project Manager for the Bank of America. He also ran his own personal business as The Computer Coach. Neil was a US Army veteran, serving as a ranger...
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Robert A. "Bob" Litke

August 14, 1948 - December 2, 2017


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Michael "Mickey" Lesniak

August 16, 1982 - November 26, 2017

Michael T. "Mickey" Lesniak, 35, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Libertyville, IL. He was born on August 16, 1982 in Carmichael, CA, moved to Chicago in 1987 and was a former Gurnee and Libertyville resident. Mickey was a graduate of Warren High School in 2000, received a degree at DeVry University and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a passionate musician who enjoyed...
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Eva Roth

January 23, 1949 - November 21, 2017

Eva Roth, 68, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at the Evanston Hospital. She was born Jan. 23, 1949 in Slovakia and has lived in Riverwoods and Deerfield for the past 33 years. She was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit in Lincolnshire and the Patty Turner Senior Center in Deerfield. Surviving are 3 daughters, Caroline Macek, Elizabeth (Brandon) Roth-Rutter and Jane...
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James W. Polich

March 10, 1941 - November 20, 2017

James W. Polich, 76, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Lake Forest Hospital. He was born March 10, 1941 in Chicago, was a resident of Sterling Heights, Michigan, Wheaton, Illinois and has lived in Green Oaks for the past 30 years. Jim was a graduate of and received his master's degree in civil engineering from Purdue University. He was with the US Public Health Service for 2 years,...
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Elfrieda H. Kelly

August 28, 1931 - November 17, 2017

Elfrieda H. Kelly, 86, passed away on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 in Arlington Heights, IL. She was born Aug. 28, 1931 in Libertyville, where she remained a resident for most of her life. She was a 1949 graduate of Libertyville High School and a telephone operator at Illinois Bell from 1951-1962. Elfrieda was baptized, confirmed and married at St. John Lutheran Church in Libertyville and was currently...
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Sabrina G. Cortina

December 10, 1997 - November 16, 2017


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Lucy C. Cruz

March 30, 1936 - November 10, 2017


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Rose Marie Krueger

June 29, 1938 - November 10, 2017

Rose Marie Krueger, 79, passed away on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 in Gurnee. She was born June 29, l938 in Chicago and was a former resident of Mundelein, Lindenhurst and Lake Forest. She was employed by Abbott Laboratories for 12 years, a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Gurnee and was a master gardener. Rose was also an accomplished artist, leaving behind many of her paintings. ...
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Richard L. Danner

January 6, 1932 - November 8, 2017

Richard L. Danner, 85, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 in Riverwoods, IL. He was born Jan. 6, 1932 in Rhinelander, WI, was a former resident of Madison, WI, retiring to Fort Lauderdale, FL for 12 years before moving to Vernon Hills to be close to his family. He was a graduate and received his masters degree at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, was a retired real estate developer and...
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Deborah A. Denton

April 13, 1952 - November 7, 2017

Deborah Anne Denton passed away November 7, 2017 at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born April 13, 1952 in Toronto, Canada and came to live in the United States in 1966 with her family. Anne was a participant at Lambs Farm in Libertyville but lived in Mundelein. While working, at the Lambs Farm, she enjoyed greeting people in the Farmyard and working at Lambs Industries. Anne...
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Carol Jean (nee Mobile) Fischer

September 17, 1938 - November 5, 2017

CAROL JEAN (MOBILE) FISCHER, 79, PASSED AWAY ON SUNDAY, NOV. 5, 2017 AT THE ADVOCATE CONDELL MEDICAL CENTER IN LIBERTYVILLE. SHE WAS BORN SEPT. 17, L938 IN LIBERTYVILLE AND HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF THE RONDOUT AREA OF LAKE BLUFF ALL HER LIFE. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF ST. JOSEPH PARISH IN LIBERTYVILLE, ENJOYED GARENING AND TAKING CARE OF ANIMALS. SURVIVING ARE 3 CHILDREN, CHERYL (THOMAS) TINKES,...
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Pankaja A. Dixit

October 1, 1939 - November 3, 2017


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Ramona J. Swanick

January 17, 1930 - November 3, 2017

Ramona J. Swanick, 87, passed away on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 in Northbrook, IL. She was born Jan. 17, 1930 in Hazelcrest, IL and has been a Libertyville resident for the past 65 years. An active member of the Libertyville United Methodist Church, Ramona was a past president of the United Methodist Women, taught Sunday School and served on many boards and committees. She was also active with the...
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Ronald P. Wyzukovicz

November 2, 2017

Ronald P. Wyzukovicz, 72, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at the Lake Forest Hospital. He was born Dec. 1, 1944 in Chicago and has lived in Green Oaks since 1999. He was a US Marine Corps veteran having served in Vietnam and a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville. Ron was the co-owner and Vice-President of the electronics firm called Kleinschmid, Inc. in Deerfield. Surviving are...
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Josephine M. Quigley

March 4, 1929 - October 29, 2017


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Kathryn J. Kraaz

June 9, 1924 - October 28, 2017


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Ellen Jo Terry

August 23, 1928 - October 27, 2017


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Terri E. Vanderwerff

May 1, 1953 - October 27, 2017

Terri Ellen Vanderwerff, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 27, 2017 as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident in Libertyville. She was born May 1, 1953 in Chicago, was a former resident of Park Forest and a Libertyville resident for the past 42 years. She was a graduate of Illinois State University and a member of Congregation Or Shalom in Vernon Hills. A very...
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Florence Calhoun Liphardt

September 9, 1924 - October 26, 2017

Florence Calhoun Liphardt daughter of Paul and Florence (Hartnett) Calhoun, passed away peacefully the night of October 26, 2017, with loving family at her side. Florence was born in Chicago, IL on September 9, 1924. Florence spent her entire life in the Chicagoland area. She was a graduate of St. Ignatius Grammar School; St. Scholastica High School; Mundelein College and Loyola University. Her...
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Janice E. Beake

October 24, 1944 - October 25, 2017

Janice E Beake (née Anderson) of Mundelein, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, October 25 after a brief illness. She passed peacefully at home and was surrounded by her children. Janice was 73. Janice was born on October 24, 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois, where she lived with her parents, Ted and LaVergne Anderson and 2 older sisters. Soon a brother was born and as their family grew, The...
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Robert "Bob" Evans

September 28, 1950 - October 22, 2017

Robert E. "Bob" Evans, 67, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Evanston. He was born September 28, 1950 in Prairie View, IL where he was a lifelong resident. Bob worked with heavy equipment for over 45 years with the local 150 operating engineers. He loved Harley Davidson Motorcycles but not as much as he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He is survived...
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Robert "Bob" Evans

September 28, 1950 - October 22, 2017

​Robert E. "Bob" Evans, 67, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Evanston. He was born September 28, 1950 in Prairie View, IL where he was a lifelong resident. Bob worked with heavy equipment for over 45 years with the local 150 operating engineers. He loved Harley Davidson Motorcycles but not as much as he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. ​He is...
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Gaylord Berry

November 15, 1948 - October 8, 2017

​We celebrate the life and mourn the loss of Gaylord L. Berry, beloved husband, father, grandfather-to-be, and friend. Gaylord left this world on Sunday, October 8, 2017 after a miraculous 5 year-long battle with cancer. His family surrounded him with love and support throughout his journey. He was born on November 15, 1948 in Novato, California to Bridget and Lionel Berry. He spent most of...
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Thomas W. Maurer

December 29, 1948 - October 4, 2017

Thomas W. Maurer, 68, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Glenview, Illinois. He was born December 29, 1948 in Kenosha, WI and had been a lifelong resident of Waukegan, IL and was a US Army veteran. He was a graduate of DeVry University and was a former computer technician for NCR and ATT. Thomas enjoyed hot rodding, was a member of the North Shore Rods and most of all spending time at...
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Alfredo Silva

August 13, 1934 - September 30, 2017

Alfredo Silva, 83, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Grand Prairie, Texas. He was born August 13, 1934 in Mexico where he lived many years as a cattle rancher, having lived in Texas for the past 12 years. He will be remembered as hard working, always providing for his family but most of all a loving family man. Surviving are his wife, Maria (nee Mercado) Silva; 7 children, Oralia...
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Jonathan R. Bergmann

October 3, 1975 - September 29, 2017

Jonathan Ray Bergmann, 41, passed away on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at the Bethesda Lutheran Community Home in Marengo, IL. He was born Oct. 3, l975 in Lake Forest and was a former member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Libertyville. He participated in the Pioneer Developmental Center in McHenry and attended the Laremont School and Page Park School in Rockford. Jon was an honorary graduate of...
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Carol L. Norling-Christensen

December 4, 1941 - September 27, 2017

Carol Leigh Norling-Christensen, 75, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017 peacefully at her home in Libertyville, IL. She was born December 4, 1941 in Richmond, VA to the late Louise and Gibson Seward, has been a Libertyville resident since 1969 and a member of the United Methodist Church since 1970. Carol attended 2 years at DePauw University and decided to leave school to help further...
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Helen N. Thomas

November 28, 1921 - September 26, 2017

Helen Nord Thomas, 95, of Libertyville, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at the Libertyville Manor. She was Born Nov. 28, l921 in Adair, Iowa, to the late Titus and Esther Nord and her family moved to Canada, which was more like Sweden, but became a difficult life. By the age of 12, both of her parents had died and Helen and her sisters moved back to Iowa to live with aunt Agnes and uncle...
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JoAnn M. Massarelli

August 15, 1936 - September 25, 2017

JoAnn Mary Massarelli, 81, passed away on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at the Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born August 15, 1936 in Chicago, was a Libertyville resident for the past 50 years, also enjoying her home in Delray Beach, FL. JoAnn took pride in taking care of her home and was a very loving mother and grandmother to an extended family while her husband was building...
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Gloria A. Thompson

February 2, 1939 - September 22, 2017


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Jason E. Dehn

April 1, 1975 - September 12, 2017

Jason E. Dehn, 42, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was born April 1, 1975 in Libertyville where he was a 1993 graduate of Libertyville High School. Jason joined the United States Army and after returning from serving his country he received a Bachelor's Degree from DePaul University. Jason will be missed dearly by all who knew him and will be remembered as being smart, kind, and...
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Miyuki Kaneko

December 15, 1941 - September 12, 2017

Miyuki Kaneko, 75, of Ivanhoe, IL, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 at the Lake Forest Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1941 in Tokyo, Japan, was a resident of Vernon Hills for many years, living in Ivanhoe for the past 23 years. Miyuki enjoyed ballroom dancing, floral arranging, singing in her choir and with her husband owned and operated the Tsukasa Restaurant in Vernon Hills for the past...
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Michael P. FioRito

December 18, 1947 - September 6, 2017

Michael P. FioRito, 69, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 in Glenview, IL after a battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was born in Chicago, raised in Edgebrook, and graduated from Taft High School. Mike was drafted by the U.S. Army and served three years during Vietnam. Mike received a Master's degree in counseling psychology from Northeastern Illinois University. He was employed by...
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Michael Terry Johnson

June 19, 1954 - September 2, 2017

Michael Terry Johnson, 63, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. He was born on June 19, 1954 in Postsmouth, Virginia, was a Mundelein resident for two years, formerly of Japan and Oakland, living in the Virgin Islands for the past 29 years. He was an Outboard Motor mechanic and owner of TJ Outboard Repair in the Virgin Islands. ...
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Merry D. Bauer

December 8, 1933 - August 29, 2017

Merry D. Bauer, 83, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born December 8, 1933 in Chicago and was a longtime resident of Libertyville, living in Wauconda for the past 10 years. Merry was a graduate of Patricia Stevens Modeling Agency, was known for her epitome of grace, elegance and poise and teaching modeling and beauty lessons to...
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Marion T. Cammarata

March 13, 1923 - August 27, 2017


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Charlotte D. Foss

November 22, 1927 - August 25, 2017

Charlotte D. Foss, 89, will be remembered for her love for her family, she was the beloved wife of the late Robert M. Foss and dear sister of the late Raymond Sounhein. Loving mother of Linda (John) Wiesneth and Robert (Lynette) Foss and devoted grandmother of Eric (Tricia) Wiesneth, Russell (Aimee) Wiesneth, Carrie (Heath) Siebert, Wyatt Foss and also 7 great grandchildren. Private services...
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Dewey "Skip" Jones, Jr.

November 28, 1929 - August 21, 2017


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Karen H. Nevils

August 22, 1949 - August 19, 2017

Karen Haynes Nevils -- a woman of joy, humor and love, generous baker of cookies and nurturer of all creatures great and small, beloved wife and treasured mother, passed away on Saturday, August 19 at her home. Were she here to write this, she would be sure to note that while the garden was a work in progress and the bird feeders needed to be filled, her life was an embodiment of the love she...
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James G. Brahos

January 17, 1923 - August 19, 2017

James George Brahos, 94, at rest Aug. 19, 2017. Beloved husband of Bessie; Loving father of George (Christine) Brahos and Pamela Brahos (Thomas Surman); dear brother of Lee (Sandra) Brahos and was the Papou to many animals. Devoted son of the late George and Potitsa Brahos. Former resident of the Edgebrook neighborhood in Chicago, living in Beach Park, IL for the past 12 years. US Army Air Corps...
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Dolores D. O'Connor

January 9, 1922 - August 17, 2017

​Dolores D. O'Connor, 95, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 at her home in Vernon Hills, IL. She was born January 9, 1922 in Chicago to Mary (nee Zacharias) and Joseph Kasinowski. ​She is survived by her son, James B. (Linda) O'Connor of Vernon Hills; daughter, Patricia (Robert) Henning of Lindenhurst; 4 grandchildren, Ryan & Michael O'Connor, Kristin (Eric) Rasso, Kelle (Chris) Leiner;...
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James Korinek, Jr.

August 13, 1947 - August 13, 2017

James Korinek Jr. 70, passed away on his birthday, Aug. 13, 2017 at the Lake Forest Hospital. He was born Aug. 13, 1947 in Chicago and has been a resident of Green Oaks for the past 21 years. Jim was a proud American who was honored to serve his country in the US Air Force. He cherished all his family gatherings, was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville and was an IT Professional. ...
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Scott R. Wilcox

November 2, 1971 - August 13, 2017

Scott Robert Wilcox, 45, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville after a life of boundless love and incredible strength and courage. He inspired everyone who knew him. He lived in Wilmette, IL, and previously in Libertyville, Gurnee, and Chicago. Scott was born November 2, 1971, in Agana, Guam, where his father was serving in the military. He...
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Gwynneth E. Roberts

August 28, 1924 - August 12, 2017

Gwynneth E. Roberts, 92, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 in Libertyville. She was born Aug. 28, 1924 in Rangoon, Burma and came to live in the USA in 1947. She met her late husband New Delhi, India while serving in the British Women's Auxiliary Corps. Due to the nature of his occupation as a US Army officer, Gwynneth lived and made friends in many locations and became a world traveler....
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Brandon "Big B" Koenig

March 30, 1983 - August 11, 2017

Brandon "Big B" Koenig, 34, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 11, 2017. He was born on March 30, 1983 in Evanston, IL and was raised in Vernon Hills. Big B attended Libertyville High School, was a graduate of Vernon Hills High School and was a former employee of Shur-Way Moving Company in Mundelein. Growing up he was very active in sports, especially football, having played for the...
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Lois J. Johnson

January 11, 1931 - August 10, 2017

Lois J. Johnson, 86, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 in Gurnee. She was born Jan. 11, 1931 in New Kensington, PA and has been a Libertyville resident since 1955. She was a 1949 graduate of New Kensington High School and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Libertyville. Lois enjoyed cooking, gardening, the Farmer's Market and taking great care of her family. Surviving are...
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Virginia L. Carr

April 13, 1937 - August 8, 2017

Virginia L. Carr. 80, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 in Kenosha, WI. She was born April 13, 1937 in Highland Park, IL, was formerly of Riverwoods, living in Antioch for the past 10 years. She was a former loan officer for the State of Illinois and enjoyed cooking baking, gardening, crafting and especially her family. Surviving are 2 children, Susan Schell and William (Jennifer) Glader...
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Joseph G. Ortiz

March 2, 1976 - August 8, 2017

Joseph G. Ortiz, 41, passed away Tuesday, August, 8, 2017 at Journeycare Hospice in Glenview. He was born March 2, 1976 in Charleston, SC, was a graduate of Purdue University and Northern Illinois University with a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. Joe became a professional engineer and was employed for many years by the Army Corps of Engineers and NAVFAC. Surviving are his Parents,...
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Ralph W. Swank, Jr

May 13, 1947 - August 3, 2017

Ralph W. Swank, Jr. 70, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 at his home in Vernon Hills. He was born May 13, 1947 in Greencastle, IN and has been a Libertyville and Vernon Hills resident since 1973. He was a 1965 graduate of Waukegan Township High School and a 1969 graduate of DePauw University where he was a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity.      Ralph began his professional...
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H. Marie Wells-Bryzek

November 29, 1938 - August 2, 2017

H. Marie Wells-Bryzek, 78, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 at her home. She was born Nov. 29, 1938 in Chattanooga, TN and has been a Libertyville, IL resident for the past 38 years. She was a graduate of Central High School in Chattanooga and had been employed as an executive assistant at Commercial Plastics in Mundelein, IL for many years. Marie was a member of the Senior...
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Neva H. McWhorter

September 30, 1921 - August 1, 2017

Neva H. McWhorter, 95, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at her home in Vernon Hills, IL. She was born September 30, 1921 in Douglasville, GA, was a former resident of Davenport, IA and has been living in Vernon Hills for the past 7 years. Neva was a member of the United Methodist Church in Libertyville, the P.E.O. sisterhood and was an avid traveler, seeing all 50 states and many...
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Wantura Oliver

February 2, 1972 - July 31, 2017


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Mark Sarver

December 24, 1964 - July 30, 2017

Mark Stephan Sarver, 52, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He was born Dec. 24, 1964 in Waukegan and was a longtime resident of Libertyville, living in Gurnee for the past 28 years. Mark was a 1983 graduate of Libertyville High School and also a graduate of the DeVry Institute in Chicago. He was a co-owner of S & G Iron Works and loved his Harley,...
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George W. Bock

April 20, 1950 - July 28, 2017


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William R. Reynolds

January 18, 1953 - July 28, 2017


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Marguerite H. Lashbrook

December 14, 1918 - July 28, 2017

Marguerite H. Lashbrook, 98, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 at her home in Grayslake, IL. She was born December 14, 1918 in Elgin, IL and was a graduate of Harlem High School in Machesny Park, IL and of Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. Marguerite was a former elementary school teacher in Libertyville at Highland, Rockland and Copeland Schools. She and her late husband, Bartlett met...
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Doris G. Williams

August 27, 1944 - July 28, 2017

Doris G. Williams, 72, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born August 27, 1944 in Hayleyville, AL and has been living in Round Lake for the past fifty years. Doris loved to sing and was the music coordinator at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Zion for over thirty years. She was a generous person who loved to help others and would often...
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Danielle A. Kunert

January 20, 1971 - July 26, 2017

Danielle A. Kunert, 46, passed away on Wed. July 26, 2017 in Portland, Maine. She was born Jan. 20, 1971 in Libertyville and was a former resident of Fox Lake. Danielle was a 1989 graduate of Grant Township High School and also a graduate of Western Illinois University. She worked as a middle school teacher for many years. Surviving are her husband Mark Kunert; her mother Renee Gathman; sister...
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Rodolfo A. Viola, Sr.

December 8, 1941 - July 21, 2017


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John Peter Grigus, O.F.M. Conv.

May 17, 1952 - July 21, 2017

Fr. John Peter Grigus, O.F.M. Conv., 65, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 at Felician Sisters Convent in Chicago, IL. He was born May 17, 1952 in Poland and had received his Masters of Divinity at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Fr. John responded to the Lord's invitation to religious life, professing his First Vow on August 15, 1985, making his Solemn Vow on January 9, 2000 and became...
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Marian V. Swanson

October 20, 1926 - July 18, 2017

Marian V. Swanson, 90, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1926 in Highland Park, IL, was a resident of Vernon Hills for most of her life, retiring to Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake the past 15 years. She was a 1944 graduate of New Trier High School and a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Deerfield, the Libertyville American Legion...
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Antal Gacs

December 14, 1933 - July 15, 2017

Antal Gacs, 83, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at his home in Libertyville surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 14, 1933 in Komarom, Hungary, came to live in the USA in 1956 and has lived in Libertyville since 1979. He was a former employee of International Harvester in Melrose Park and Echo Products in Wheeling. Antal became a racing pigeon fancier at the age of 6 and was a member...
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Samuel Viola

February 23, 1959 - July 12, 2017

Samuel "SAM" Viola, 58, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Chicago. He was born February 23, 1959 in Chicago, was formerly of Crystal Lake and had been living in Hainesville for past thirteen years. He was employed by the park district in Highland Park for over twenty years and was a jack of all trades. Sam was a kind man who had a positive impact on everybody that he met and will be...
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Michael B. Eichstadt

September 30, 1954 - July 10, 2017

Michael B. Eichstadt, 63, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 10, 2017 at his home. He was born Sept. 30, 1954 in Fort Bragg, NC, was a l972 graduate of Maine West High School in Des Plaines and has lived in Vernon Hills since 1989. He was a carpenter and the former owner of ARK Development, Inc. and volunteered his construction skills to help build his church. He was also a former active...
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A. Marcella Santell

March 25, 1924 - July 9, 2017

A. Marcella Santell, 93, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 20l7 at the Winchester House in Libertyville. She was born March 25, 1924 in Frankfort, IL, was raised in Lake Forest and was a Lake Bluff resident for most of her life. She was a member of The Church of St. Mary and a former civilian employee at Ft. Sheridan and Great Lakes. Surviving are 3 children, Bruce Santell, Peter Santell and...
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Geraldine "Geri" Haberski

January 25, 1945 - July 8, 2017

Geraldine J. "Geri" Haberski, 72, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 her home surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 25, 1945 in Waukegan, was a graduate of North Chicago High School and has lived in Green Oaks since 1978. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville and was a retired 30 year employee of Lake Forest Hospital. Geri enjoyed traveling, antiquing and especially her...
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James Duck

January 3, 1936 - July 7, 2017

James G. Duck, 81, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center. He was born Jan. 3, 1936 in Hobart, OK, and was a former resident of Libertyville and Gurnee. He received his masters degree in Industrial Psychology from Gustavus Adolphus University in St. Peter, MN. Jim was the general manager and chief pilot of the Stick & Rudder Flying Club of Waukegan and a veteran of...
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Robert "Bob" Miller

October 20, 1942 - July 7, 2017

Robert A. "Bob" Miller, 74, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1942 in Chicago, was a former resident of Livonia, MI, living in Libertyville since 1986. He was a member and greeter at St. Joseph Church in Libertyville and a Vice-President for the Methode Electronics Corporation. Bob was a US Army veteran, having served as a military...
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David Herbst

October 30, 1944 - July 2, 2017

​David L. Herbst, 72, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 2, 2017 at his home in Ivanhoe with his family by his side. He was born October 30, 1944 in Harlan, IA and was a graduate of Oklahoma City University. He was a former Libertyville resident and had been living in Ivanhoe for the past twelve years. David was in sales management for Allstate Insurance Co., and a licensed real estate agent...
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James "Jim" Nader

April 3, 1957 - July 1, 2017

James F. "Jim" Nader, 60, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on Saturday, July 1, 2017 in McHenry. He was born April 3, 1957 in Chicago and grew up in Libertyville, IL where he was a 1976 graduate of Libertyville High School. Later after moving to his home in McHenry where he has resided for the past 16 years, he was known as a hard worker and brilliant technical engineer who took...
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Anzhelika "Angela" Malevanets

July 23, 1970 - June 27, 2017

Anzhelika I. "Angela" Malevanets, 46. Passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at her home surrounded by family. She was born July 23, 1970 in the Ukraine, came to live in the USA in 1997 and has been a Vernon Hills resident for the past 18 years. She was a former employee of Lifetime Fitness and attended St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. Angela enjoyed cooking, baking helping friends by being a...
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Morris "Morrie" Kraut

October 30, 1933 - June 26, 2017

Morris J. "Morrie" Kraut, 83, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. He was born October 30, 1933 in Chicago, IL and was formerly of Lake Forest, living in Hawthorn Woods for the past 7 years. Morrie received his CPA from Texas Christian University and also a graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago. He was president and CEO of American Feeds and...
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Carol Hays

January 27, 1933 - June 24, 2017

Carol J. Hays, 84, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Vernon Hills. She was born January 27, 1933 in Spring Valley, IL and was a graduate of LaSalle Peru High School. She was a former resident of Grayslake, living in Libertyville since 1969 where she worked in the attendance office at Libertyville High School for many years. She was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church in...
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Corinne Griffiths

June 21, 2017

Corinne Griffiths, (nee Meyer), 91, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Lake Forest Hospital. She was born in 1925 in Chicago where she was a graduate of Amundsen High School and Wright J.C. She, her husband Kenneth Griffiths, and sons Keith and Kraig relocated to Kobe, Japan in 1970 as Kenneth became CEO of Abbott, Japan and Southeast Asia. She became a Certified Ikebana Instructor while...
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Norman B. Schaefer

March 7, 1942 - June 18, 2017

Norman B. Schaefer, 75, passed away Sunday, June 18 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born March 7, 1942 in Chicago and has been a resident of Libertyville for the past 10yrs. He was a former graphic designer for Playboy Enterprises and Sun Times Media. Norm was a member and Sunday school teacher at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit in Lincolnshire and was a...
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Joanne Enright

January 14, 1929 - June 16, 2017

Eleanor "Joanne" Enright, 88, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at JourneyCare Hospice in Glenview. Joanne went to nursing school and later became a traveling nurse, checking on people at their homes for a railroad company and a gas company in Chicago. She enjoyed quilting and loved animals, especially dogs and cats. She is survived by he daughter, Pam Enright (Monica Grobler); and by...
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Maria P. Laubhan

August 22, 1964 - June 12, 2017


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John "Jack" Cannon, Jr.

October 9, 1925 - June 12, 2017

John D. "Jack" Cannon, Jr. passed away peacefully on Monday, June 12, 2017 in Vernon Hills. He was born October 9, 1925 in Chicago and had been a Libertyville resident for the past 67 years. Jack and his wife of 63 years, Marian, moved to Libertyville in 1950 and renewed their wedding vows at Holy Cross Lutheran Church for their 60th anniversary. Jack was a 1943 graduate of Oak Park-River...
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Francisco Ortigosa

July 29, 1936 - May 30, 2017


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Wayne A. Clauss

November 18, 1938 - May 29, 2017

Wayne A. Clauss, 78, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 29, 2017 in Huntley, IL. He was born Nov. 18, 1938 in Libertyville, where he lived most of his life, retiring to Huntley 11 years ago. He was a 1957 graduate of LHS, a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was the charter president of the Libertyville Sunrise Rotary Club. Wayne enjoyed his many vacations to Walt Disney World in...
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Chia Weng

October 25, 1952 - May 28, 2017


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John D. Cummins

September 24, 1938 - May 27, 2017

John D. Cummins, 78, at rest Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. He was born September 24, 1938 in Flint, MI and was a resident of Chicago for many years. John was a graduate and received his Juris Doctorate at Northwestern University and served in various legal firms in several states including Washington D.C. and Chicago. He was a former member of the...
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Roberta Pierce

May 15, 1971 - May 27, 2017

Roberta Pierce, 46, of Libertyville, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center. She was born May l5, 1971 in Libertyville, where she remained a resident for most of her life. Roberta was a former employee of Handi-Ramp in Libertyville and also the Nestle' and Caremark Corporations. Surviving are 4 children, Daisha Allen-Camacho (Alex), Gerell Allen, Camron...
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Miroljub "Mike" Djuric

February 29, 1924 - May 23, 2017

Miroljub "Mike" Djuric, 93, at rest May 23, 2017. Beloved husband of Velinka "Vi" Djuric; loving father of Dora Djuric and Milutin Djuric. A resident of Northville, MI and Palm Coast, Florida, and former co-owner of Precision Slitting Service. Funeral service and interment at ll am Sat. June 3, 2017 at New Gracanica Serbian Orthodox Monastery in Third Lake, IL. Arrangement by Burnett-Dane Funeral...
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Anna Brown Chapman

March 19, 1966 - May 19, 2017


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Una Mihajlovic

March 22, 1969 - May 18, 2017

Una Mihajlovic, 48, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at her home in Lincolnshire, IL. She was born on March 22, 1969 in Serbia living in the Chicago land area most of her life. Una was a structural engineer for CDM Smith Environmental engineering of Chicago and had her own consulting business. She was a member of St. Basil of Ostrog Serbian Orthodox Church in Lake Forest, IL and will be...
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Jingguo Qian

July 23, 1937 - May 16, 2017

Jingguo Qian, 79, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2017. He was born July 23, 1937 in Yixin, China and was a graduate of Tsinghua University. He was an established mechanical engineer for Panzhihua Iron and Steel (Group) Company in Western China. Loving husband of Ruiping Fang and father of Jane Qian and David Qian; Devoted grandfather of Toni Cao, David Cao, Allen Qian and Benjamin Qian. ...
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Patricia "Patty" Marie Morrey

December 1, 1958 - May 8, 2017

"Patty" Patricia Marie Morrey, 58, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 8, 2017 at her home in Chicago. She was born Dec. 1, 1958 in Waukegan and was a graduate of Riverdale High School in Muscoda, WI and DePaul University in Chicago. Beloved daughter of M. Elayne Morrey and John T. Leahy; Loving mother of Nora (Roger) Bird, Elizabeth (Kevin) Fee and Stanley Grimm; Devoted grandmother of...
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James Thomas Furioso

July 30, 1946 - May 8, 2017

James Thomas Furioso, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 8, 2017. He was born July 30, 1946 in Baltimore, MD, was a resident of Dearborn, MI for most of his life and for the past 8 years would spend much of his time in Libertyville, IL. He was a graduate of the University of Michigan and was a former computer programmer of the State of Michigan. Surviving are his dear friend and...
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Carolyn L. Aehl

June 20, 1941 - April 30, 2017

Carolyn L. Aehl, 76, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 30, 2017. She was born June 20, 1941 in Milwaukee, WI and has lived in Libertyville for the past 37 years. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison and was a former physical therapist at Condell Memorial Hospital. Carolyn was a member of AAUW and the Unitarian Church at Prairie Crossing. Surviving are her...
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Mary E. Daivs

August 9, 1928 - April 29, 2017

Mary E. Davis, 88, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Vernon Hills. She was born August 9, 1928 in Milwaukee, WI where she lived for many years, moving to Northbrook, IL in 1972. Mary was an adoring mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Surviving are 3 children, Sandy (Mark) Paulson, Lori Davis (Alan Rockenbach) and Ralph G. Davis, Jr. 4 grandchildren, Mark (Valerie) Paulson,...
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Dale R. Lloyd

July 3, 1929 - April 28, 2017


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Gertrude "Trudy" Passalaqua

March 22, 1926 - April 27, 2017

Gertrude M. "Trudy" Passalaqua, 91, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Libertyville Manor. She was born March 22, 1926 in Chicago and had been a Libertyville resident since 1950. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish and the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She enjoyed ceramics, collecting music boxes, playing bingo and canasta. She was a member of the Kitchen Klangers at the Civic...
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