Chicago Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via Northwest Herald 

    Wirtz, Joan K.

    Joan K. Wirtz Born: May 24, 1927; in Chicago, IL Died: Dec. 22, 2014; in McHenry, IL Joan K. Wirtz, age 87, of McHenry passed away on December 22, 2014, at her home. She was born in Chicago on May 24, 1927, the daughter of Harry and Monica Byrne.

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  • Yesterday | via Chicago Tribune 

    Rev. Johnnie Colemon, Chicago megachurch founder, di...

    The Rev. Johnnie Colemon, the influential founder of one of Chicago's largest congregations, Christ Universal Temple on the South Side, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, according to her family and church officials.

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  • Wednesday | via Northwest Herald 

    Lucas, Josephine

    Josephine Lucas Born: Sept. 20, 1929; in Chicago, IL Died: Dec. 20, 2014; in Marengo, IL Josephine Lucas , 85, of Marengo, formerly of Westchester and Berwyn, passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at home.

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  • Tuesday Dec 23 | via Northwest Herald 

    Okrie, Ronald J.

    Ronald J. Okrie Born: July 10, 1935; in Chicago, IL Died: Dec. 21, 2014; in Woodstock, IL Ronald J. Okrie, 79, of Woodstock, died on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at JourneyCare Hospice in Woodstock. He was born July 10, 1935, in Chicago to Anthony and Mae Okrie.

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  • Monday Dec 22 | via Patch.com 

    Br. Rice High School Community Mourns Beloved Teacher

    The Br. Rice High School community is mourning one of its own this week, after the passing of celebrated and beloved teacher Eileen Barkowski.

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  • Monday Dec 22 | via Patch.com 

    North Shore Obituary: Andrew P. Romanchek, 82

    Andrew P. Romanchek, 82, of Vernon Hills, IL died December 19, 2014. He was an avid golfer, retired from Motorola after more than forty years as an electrical engineer, served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War and was a member of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Post No.

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  • Monday Dec 22 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Former Chicago Alderman Bernie Stone dead at 87

    Bernard Stone sadly tells supporters that election results are not in his favor on April 5, 2011. Challenger Debra Silverstein unseated the longtime alderman in a runoff election.

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  • Saturday Dec 20 | via Free Press 

    Helga Male

    Helga Marie Male 97 and a lifelong resident of Gardner, passed away Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Born May 22, 1917 on a farm in rural Gardner, Helga Marie was a daughter of the late Mads and Maryanne Kristine Lund.

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  • Thursday Dec 18 | via Patch.com 

    North Shore Obituary: Lois Wixom, 83

    Lois Wixom, 83, of Highwood, IL, passed away December 16, 2014. Beloved partner of 55 years of the late Tony DeSanto; loving sister of Jean Stenson; cherished best friend of Maureen Carney; and adored aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews.

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  • Wednesday Dec 17 | via Daily Herald 

    Shirley Rauschenberger remembered

    Her service included a 12-year stint on the Elgin Area School District U-46 board, and being a leader on the boards of the YWCA and YMCA in Elgin, an Episcopal Churchwomen group, the Boy Scouts, the Sybaquay Council of the Girls Scouts, the Salvation Army and the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  • Wednesday Dec 17 | via Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper 

    Lois G. Sielaff

    Lois G. Sielaff, 82, of La Grange Park, Ill., formerly of Niagara, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16 at Eve Assisted Living, Hinsdale, Ill.

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  • Wednesday Dec 17 | via Patch.com 

    Lake Forest Obituary: Lillian Friedman, 100

    Lillian Friedeman , passed away December 14, 2014 at the age of 100 in Lake Forest, Illinois. She was the beloved wife of the late William S. Friedeman, devoted mother of Carol Scallan and William B. Friedeman .

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  • Wednesday Dec 17 | via Patch.com 

    Lake Forest Obituary: Marguerite Phelps, 88

    Marguerite Marie Gunning Phelps, born in Baltimore, MD on May 31st 1926, resident of Lake Forest, previously of Northbrook, Il., passed away peacefully on December 14, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Samuel Arthur Phelps Jr. and mother of Samuel Phelps, III, Marie Cecile Friedman, Thomas Phelps, Evelyn Phelps , Anna Rosalie Lambert and Martin Phelps; proud grandmother of Sean Owens, Clare, Samuel IV, Thomas and James Phelps, Matthew, Kathleen and Robert Vickerman, Emily, Rachel, and Karla Phelps, Daniel, Andrew and Kevin Hicks, John III and Paul Lambert, Brian, Joseph, Timothy and Margaret Phelps.

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  • Wednesday Dec 17 | via The Wilson County News 

    George Byron Wise

    Lost: Chocolate Lab, 1 year old, Hwy. 775 and Eagle Creek area, Floresville. We are desperate to find her, please help.

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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via Patch.com 

    Accomplished North Shore Lawyer Dies at 84

    Stewart Strawn Dixon, 84, of Lake Bluff died December 14, 2014. He was a founding member of one of Chicago's leading corporate law firms, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, today known as Edwards Wildman and Palmer.

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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via CBS Local 

    Three More Teens In Court For Murder Of 15-Year-Old

    CHICAGO - Three more teenagers were in court Tuesday afternoon to face charges in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who tried to defend his twin brother from the muggers. Deafro Brakes, 17, Tarik Brakes, 16 and Isiah Penn, 17 were each charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted armed robbery with a firearm. 1 comment

  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via Iowa City Press-Citizen 

    Betty Fisher Proe

    A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Betty's life will be held from 5:30 - 8pm on Wednesday, December 17 at Lensing Funeral Home.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via Patch.com 

    North Shore Obituary: Leonard (Lenny) Feldman

    Leonard Feldman, ageless Beloved husband of Barbara nee Pam for over 50 years. Loving and caring father of Mark Feldman, Steve Feldman, Rock Feldman, Judd Feldman and Jill Swerdloff.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via Patch.com 

    Lake Forest Obituary: Mary P. Orticelli, 88

    Mary P. Orticelli, nee Lama, 88, of Lake Forest, passed away December 11, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Sam; loving mother of Carolyn Sullivan, Sam , James and John ; cherished grandmother of Beth Hughes, Matthew and Sean Sullivan, Sammy and Leo Orticelli, Jackie Coraggio, Alexa, Anthony, Megan, Thomas and Daniel Orticelli; treasured great-grandmother of Madison and Benjamin Hughes and Justin Coraggio; and adored sister of Helen Mudloff,Emily Bartolome and Victor Lama.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via CBS Local 

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