Oak Lawn Obituaries

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  • Monday Mar 23 | via Patch.com 

    Vacha's Florist Owner Loved His Art

    Frank Vacha, 74, owner of Vacha's Forest Flowers in Oak Forest passed away March 17 at Palos Community Hospital due to congestive heart failure. He loved his business-and never backed down from fulfilling a unique order, said his wife of 51 years Patricia Vacha.

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  • Sunday Mar 22 | via Chicago Sun-Times 

    Woman dies after East Side shooting

    A woman died Sunday morning after she was shot in the head more than 14 hours earlier in the East Side neighborhood on the Far South Side. About 7:05 p.m. Saturday, the 23-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle near 109th Street and Green Bay Avenue when someone behind the vehicle opened fire, police said.

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  • Saturday Mar 21 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Funeral for 77-year-old deacon shot at home: 'He was...

    Family and friends leave the funeral of Odell Branch at Gatling's Chapel in Chicago on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Branch, 77, was killed in a quadruple shooting March 9. Family and friends leave the funeral of Odell Branch at Gatling's Chapel in Chicago on Saturday, March 21, 2015.

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  • Monday Mar 16 | via Chicago Sun-Times 

    Oak Lawn man killed in crash near Palos Hills

    A man was killed in a crash after he suffered a medical emergency while driving Sunday evening near southwest suburban Palos Hills. Donald Willman, 67, was driving a white Dodge Grand Caravan southbound on La Grange Road about 5:10 p.m. when he suffered an apparent medical emergency and veered into the northbound lanes, officials said.

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  • Sunday Mar 15 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Police release video of suspects in fatal Roseland s...

    Chicago police seek help from the public to help identify possible suspects in a shooting that occurred on March 9th and resulted in the murder of a 77-year-old male. Anyone with information is asked to call 747-8271.

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  • Thursday Mar 5 | via The Daily Gazette 

    David F. Reisinger

    He was born May 13, 1992, in Oak Lawn, to Fredrick and Denise Reisinger. David was a Cub Scout in Ashton as a child, and attended school there.

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  • Friday Feb 27 | via CBS Local 

    Police: Woman Fatally Stabbed Uncle's Girlfriend Bec...

    CHICAGO - A south suburban woman was ordered held on $750,000 bond after she fatally stabbed a woman during a family party Monday night in Riverdale, police said. Natassia Pettis, 32, was charged was with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing of 19-year-old Keianna Paul during a family gathering in the 14100 block of South Dearborn, said Riverdale Deputy Chief Rocky Graziano.

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  • Thursday Feb 26 | via Chicago Sun-Times 

    Police: Woman fatally stabbed uncle's girlfriend because she was too young

    A south suburban woman was ordered held on $750,000 bond after she fatally stabbed a woman during a family party Monday night in Riverdale, police said. Natassia Pettis, 32, was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing of 19-year-old Keianna Paul during a family gathering in the 14100 block of South Dearborn, said Riverdale Deputy Chief Rocky Graziano. 1 comment