Elgin Obituaries

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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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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via Northwest Herald 

    Souvigny, Steven J.

    Steven J. Souvigny Born: Feb. 6, 1958 Died: Dec. 14, 2014 Steven J. Souvigny, 56, of Hampshire passed away Sunday, December 14, at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. He was born Feb. 6, 1958, the son of Russell J. and Joan Souvigny.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via Northwest Herald 

    Butz, Marie Anna

    Marie Anna Butz Born: Feb. 27, 1917; in Elgin, IL Died: Dec. 12, 2014; in Johnson Creek, WI Marie Anna Butz, 97, of Fort Atkinson, WI, passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014, at the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek where her children, grandchildren, some great grandchildren were taking turns at her bedside 24/7. She was loved, there was no doubt.

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  • Saturday Dec 13 | via The News-Messenger 

    Beddow Jr., Joseph

    Joseph T. Beddow, Jr. FREMONT: Joseph T. Beddow, Jr., 63, of Fremont, OH passed away at his home on Thursday, December 11, 2014. He was born on December 28, 1950 in Fremont, the son of Joseph T. and Rhoda Beddow, Sr. He was a 1969 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and received an Associate Degree in Engineering from Harper College.

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  • Saturday Dec 6 | via Daily Herald 

    The Soapbox

    Who knew that not shaving could feel so good? Gurnee police officials are winking at the department's personal appearance policy to benefit charities. Officers can grow beards for the rest of the year.

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  • Friday Nov 28 | via Northwest Herald 

    Schaefer, Jacqueline Rose

    Jacqueline R. Schaefer Born: June 12, 1964; in Elgin, IL Died: Nov. 6, 2013; in McHenry, IL Jacqueline Rose Schaefer, age 49 of McHenry passed away November 6, 2013, in McHenry. She was born in Elgin on June 12, 1964, the daughter of John B. and Rose M Schaefer.

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  • Wednesday Nov 26 | via Northwest Herald 

    No charges filed after Carpentersville man dies foll...

    CARPENTERSVILLE – In August, a 31-year-old Carpentersville man died after being stopped for a traffic offense and subsequently taken to the ground by police officers, a Carpentersville Police news release said. More than three months later, it's been determined no charges will be filed after his death.

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  • Wednesday Nov 26 | via Northwest Herald 

    Foley, Devona A.

    Devona A. Foley Born: July 18, 1923 Died: Nov. 24, 2014 Devona A. Foley, 91, a long-time resident of Marengo, passed away November 24, 2014, at Highland Oaks of Elgin. She was born July 18, 1923, in New Athens, daughter of Oliver and Elsie Laquet.

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  • Wednesday Nov 26 | via Northwest Herald 

    Baker, James A.

    James A. Baker Born: Oct. 10, 1955 Died: Nov. 24, 2014 James A. Baker, 59, of Cary, passed away November 24, 2014. He was born October 10, 1955, in Elgin to James and Zoe Baker.

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  • Monday Nov 24 | via Daily Herald 

    Elgin's Sherman Hospital honors cancer victims

    Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin started the giving season on Monday morning by releasing 75 biodegradable balloons into the air in honor of cancer patients who died during the past year. "We wanted to find a way to not only honor patients, but release some of the pain and sadness involved with losing a patient," said Stephanie Boecher, director of the hospital's Cancer Care Center.

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  • Saturday Nov 22 | via Northwest Herald 

    Welch, Crystal Lynn

    Crystal Welch Dowty Born: June 9, 1962; in Elgin, IL Died: Nov. 18, 2014; in McHenry, IL Crystal Lynn Dowty, 52, passed away peacefully at home on November 18, 2014, daughter of Harvey Thomas Welch and Cheryl Welch. Crystal worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant at Genesis House in Genoa, IL and Alden Terrace in McHenry for many years.

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  • Nov 19, 2014 | via Daily Herald 

    State police finish investigation into Carpentersvil...

    A three-month investigation into the death of a 31-year-old Carpentersville man who scuffled with police shortly before he died has been completed by the Illinois State Police Public Integrity Task Force. The report has been submitted to the Kane County State's Attorney who will ultimately determine if criminal charges are warranted, said state police spokeswoman Monique Bond.

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  • Nov 19, 2014 | via Newark Advocate 

    Frazee, Gene

    Gene M. Frazee NEWARK: Gene M. Frazee, age 71, of Newark, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehab-Newark. Gene was born January 3, 1943 in Elgin, Illinois to the late Mervin and Genelle Frazee.

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  • Nov 19, 2014 | via Northwest Herald 

    Zimmerman, Gloria A.

    Gloria A. Zimmerman Born: Feb. 20, 1927; in Elgin, IL Died: Nov. 10, 2014; in Libertyville, IL Gloria A. Zimmerman, 87, of McHenry, passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014, at the Manorcare of Libertyville. She was born on February 20, 1927, in Elgin the daughter of Henry & Amelia Wacker.

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