South Suburban Death Notices, Week of April 27

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Due to the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, Illinois's funeral homes are under strict social distancing orders with gatherings limited to under ten people. Many services are being privately held with life celebrations to be scheduled at a future date. To be notified when a memorial service has been scheduled, where to make a donation or to leave condolences for the family, click on the deceased person's name which is linked to the funeral home. While COVID-19 has changed the way we mourn and grieve, the day will come when we can gather together again to remember a loved one or friend. Please reach out to these families.

Becvar Funeral Home

Friederike "Frieda" Schuch (Schertzer)
Dedicated and loyal legal secretary for many years at
Quarles and Brady Law Firm in Chicago

Born: Aug. 9, 1954
Died: April 23, 2020
Service: Private
Interment: Bethania Cemetery in Justice

Beverly-Ridge Funeral Home

Adele Z. (Nowacki) Guthrie
Born: Oct. 3, 1926
Died: April 21, 2020
Memorial Mass: To be held at a later date

Blake-Lamb Funeral Home

Earl Whalen
Born: Oct. 21, 1936
Died: April 23, 2020
No public service scheduled at this time

Brady-Gill Funeral Home

Rose Ellen Kelly, 74
Memorial service tba

Bernadine B. Pena, 75
Memorial service tba

Emily I. Binder (Venegas), 84
Private services held

Josephine L “Jaye” Ukockis, 96
A Memorial Mass will be offered at St. Damian Church at a later date

Chapel Hill Gardens South

Margaret Neustrom
Born: March 13, 1920
Died: April 27, 2020
No public service scheduled at this time

Clara A. Gorek
Born: Aug. 20, 1932
Died: April 27, 2020
No public service scheduled at this time.

Scott Stephen Dolemba
Born: Oct. 6, 1962
Died: April 24, 2020
Interred at Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery

Katherine Kate Schneider
Born: Dec. 4, 1926
Died: April 24, 2020
No public service scheduled at this time.

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home

Odeline H. Terborg (Redeker)
Cherished grandmother of 8, great-grandmother of 12,
dedicated to humbly serving her family and church

Born: March 14, 1929
Died: April 25, 2020
Memorial gifts requested for Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church

Douglas R. "Doug" Law
U.S. Air Force veteran
Born: Sept. 28, 1944
Died: April 24, 2020
Memorial service will be held at later date
Donations to a frontline health care worker requested

Ian C. Lilly
Band director, professional jazz musician, financial advisor
Born: Feb. 15th, 1947
Died: April 23, 2020
Memorial service planned for later date

Evelyn Aardsma
Loving grandmother of 6, great-grandmother of 14
Born: June 29, 1926
Died: April 20, 2020
Funeral Service Audio Recording April 24, 2020

Richard K. Wiltjer Sr.
Korean War veteran, U.S. Army,
loving grandfather of 11, great-grandfather of 9,
retired Heavy Equipment Operator with 50 years of service at
Wigboldy Excavating, proud member of Union Local 150

Born: April 2, 1933
Died: April 20, 2020
A live-stream of the private funeral service will be available.
Please email Colonial Chapel at info@colonialchapel.com to receive a link to view the service online. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials to Southwest Chicago Christian School Foundation appreciated

Donnellan Funeral Home

Patrick J. Walsh
Graduate of Mount Carmel High School and
alumnus of Roosevelt University,
retired IBM executive, certified financial planner

Born: June 1, 1950
Died: April 23, 2020
Memorial Mass to be scheduled for a later date

Dorothea C. Jung
Generous, fun-loving and kind
Born: April 26, 1929
Died: April 18, 2020
Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
A memorial Mass will be held at a later date

Hann Funeral Home

Anna Ratulowska
Born: Oct. 17, 1941
Died: April 19, 2020
Laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery

Hickey Memorial Chapel

Patrick M. Cavanaugh
Proud member of Local #4 Laborers' Union
Born: Jan. 23, 1953
Died: April 24, 2020
Service: April 28 livestreamed service here

Hills Funeral Home

Antoinette Contos, 73
May her memory be eternal
Died: April 24, 2020
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery

Daniel M. Feeny, 72
Retired long-time employee of McCormick Place
Died: April 24, 2020
Memorial Service to be held at later date

Carol P. Stotts (Miller), 80
Former pianist for many years at
Emmanuel Bible Church in Berwyn

Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Maria Baseleon (Bondouris), 92
May her memory be eternal
Interment at Evergreen Cemetery
Leave an online condolence here

John N. Treantafeles, 85
Native of Alea, Tegeas, Greece
Died: April 21, 2020
Interment at Bethania Cemetery

Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors

Daniel Glen Butler
Born: July 3, 1974
Died: April 19, 2020
No public service scheduled at this time

Patalee Harrison
Long-time employee of OSF-Little Company of Mary Radiology Dept.
Born: March 8, 1960
Died: April 22, 2020
No public service scheduled at this time

Kerr-Parzygnot

Kenneth J. Peterson
U.S. Army veteran,
retired Director of Buildings and Grounds for
Park Forest School District 163,
Loyal Order Moose Lodge 828,
lifetime member of the South Suburban Maintenance Association

Born: Oct. 14, 1944
Died: April 23, 2020
Burial at Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood

Kerry Funeral Home

Christine Ruth Daum (Rademacher)
Died: April 25, 2020
Funeral service and interment private

Juana Vega
Interment: Resurrection Cemetery

Clair Barth “Bart” Johnson
Chicago White Sox pitcher 1969-1977,
former MLB scout for Chicago White Sox,
Tampa Bay Rays and Washington Nationals,
Olympic Ring holder for 2000, Gold Medal Winners
baseball team

Memorial Service: To be held at later date

Patricia A. Van Henkelum
Memorial Service to be held after coronavirus crisis passes

Kosary Funeral Home

Nancy A. Fisher (Kinast), 78
Born: Sun., Jan. 4, 1942
Died: Tue., Apr. 21, 2020
Interment: Bethania Cemetery

Rev. Felicia I. Ailende
Born: Sun., Aug. 10, 1952
Died: Mon., Apr. 20, 2020
Interment: Mt. Greenwood Cemetery

Krueger Funeral Home

Charles "Chuck" Lambert, 79
Retired electrician for ArcelorMittal Steel Company
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date

Sylvia M. Ortiz (Barba), 91
Faithful members of St. Donatus Parish
Interment at St. Benedict Cemetery in Crestwood

Kurtz Goodale Memorial Chapel

Aniela Hardel
Born: March 27, 1923
Died: April 26, 2020
Faithful member of St. Anthony Catholic Church

Nancy Ann Troester
Born: Sept. 17, 1937
Died: April 25, 2020
Obituary pending

Marlene F. Malic (EICH)
Faithful member of St. Anthony Catholic Church
Born: April 9, 1934
Died: April 25, 2020
Interment: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

William P Kosic, Jr.
Owner of the William Kosic Allstate Insurance Agency
Born: Sept. 15, 1961
Died: April 25, 2020
Celebration of life to take place at later date

Frederick "Jack" J. Bailey
Retired Park Forest police officer,
member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the IPPFA

Born: Feb. 13, 1942
Died: April 24, 2020
Memorial service to be held at future date

Lawn Funeral Home

Tobias Brandt, 92
U.S. Army veteran

Eleanor A. Carey (Fioretti), 91
Memorial service to be held at later date

Maher Funeral Home

Judy C. (Tseu) Voo
Retired vice-president for Financial Federal Trust & Savings Bank
Born: Aug. 9, 1933
Died: April 23, 2020
Entombment: Good Shepherd Mausoleum

Markiewicz Funeral Home

Elizabeth A. (Koehn) Lyons
World traveler
Born: March 23, 1936
Died: April 24, 2020
Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery
Service to be held at later date

Richard J. Modell Funeral Home

John Thomas Horn
Korean War veteran, U.S. Army
Born: March 24, 1934
Died: April 26, 2020
Interment: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

William Francis Powers
U.S. Marine Corps veteran,
adored grandfather of 11, great grandfather of 2

Born: May 27, 1938
Died: April 23, 2020

Gloria J. Pradzinski
Born: April 28, 1943
Died: April 22, 2020

Wayne D. Parrotti
Born: Oct. 08, 1946
Died: April 20, 2020

Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home

Alba Mahmoud
Died: April 26, 2020
Services pending

Albina Savickas
Died: April 22, 2020
Services pending.

John Rapsys
Kelly HS Class of 1953,
U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy veteran,
serving at Bay of Pigs and Cuban blockade,
editor and writer

Died: April 21, 2020
Interment at St. Casimir’s Cemetery

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home

Vita Mannino
Born: Jan. 22, 1931
Died: April 27, 2020

Marcia C. Kozicki
Adored grandmother of 7, great-grandmother of 12
Born: May 29, 1919
Died: April 25, 2020

Catherine M. Gadzinowski
Born: July 19, 1951
Died: April 23, 2020
Interment: Good Shepherd Cemetery

Arturo Silva
Born: May 2, 1936
Died: April 23, 2020
Services and Interment Private

Ryan Tews Funeral Home

Paula Diaz
Loving mother of 9, 35 grandchildren,
57 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren

Born: June 18, 1933
Died: April 24, 2020

Reverend Joseph B. Muyskens
Bachelor’s degree from Hope College,
master’s in divinity from Western Theological Seminary,
Secretary for Social Ministries for the Reformed Church of America

Born: Jan. 07, 1932
Died: April 25, 2020
Services: Private

Caroline M. Roycroft
Born: Jan. 20, 1927
Died: April 24, 2020
Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery

Schmaedeke Funeral Homes

Sharon M. Crownson (Walen)
Proud graduate of Carl Sandburg HS Class of 1963,
volunteer at The Center

Born: Dec. 29, 1944
Died: April 24, 2020
Memorial service to be held at a later date

Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home

Sister Ann (Danella) Sullivan, R.S.M.
Beloved Sister of Mercy for 65 years,
loving aunt of 13 nieces and nephews,
great-aunt of many

Interment private at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

Gregory G. Scheiner, 61
Proud graduate of Marist High School Class of ‘76,
successful State Farm Insurance Agent

Memorial service to be held at a later date

Thornridge Funeral Home

Patricia E Lawlor
Born: Oct. 9, 1949
Died: April 25, 2020
Private Internment St. Mary Cemetery

Frances B. Skalski
20 years as a Chicago Public Schools teacher and
concluded her career in the County Housing Authority

Born: Feb. 19, 1948
Died: April 25, 2020
Interment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Family requests Catholic Masses

Vandenberg Funeral Home

Dean B. Leyers MD
Born: Dec. 11, 1934
Died: April 27, 2020
Interment: Fairmount Willow Hills Cemetery

Anne M. Szabela (Schuch), 90
Faithful parishioner of St. Mary Catholic Church
Memorial Mass will be held at later date

William Rebac
Born: Feb. 7, 1934
Died: April 23, 2020
Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery

William G. Wasowicz
Born: June 3, 1939
Died: April 22, 2020
Arrangements are pending

Van Henkelum Funeral Home

Patricia A. Van Henkelum
Born: July 7, 1945
Died: April 22, 2020
Memorial service to be held at a future date

Funeral Home Guide

Orland Park
Colonial Chapel Funeral Home
Lawn Funeral Home
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home
Schmaedeke Funeral Homes
Thornridge Funeral Home

Tinley Park
Brady-Gill Funeral Home
Maher Funeral Home
Vandenberg Funeral Home
Heartland Memorial Center

Oak Forest
McKenzie Funeral Home

Palos

Hills Funeral Home
Kerry Funeral Home
Lack and Sons Funeral Home
Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home
Van Henkelum Funeral Home

Oak Lawn
Blake-Lamb Funeral Home
Chapel Hill Gardens South
Curley Funeral Home
Hann Funeral Home
Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home
Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes

Evergreen Park
Brady-Gill Funeral Home
Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors
Kosary Funeral Home

Frankfort
Kurtz Goodale Memorial Chapel
Gerardi Funeral Home

Mokena
Vandenberg Funeral Home

New Lenox
Kurtz Goodale Memorial Chapel
Hickey Memorial Chapel
Richard J. Modell Funeral Home

Chicago Heights
Fred C. Hub Memorial Chapel
Panozzo Bros Funeral Home
Heartland Memorial Center
Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Homes

Homewood-Flossmoor
Ryan Tews Funeral Home

Beverly-Mt.Greenwood
Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home
Donnellan Funeral Home
Beverly-Ridge Funeral Home

Lemont
Markiewicz Funeral Home
Gerharz Funeral Home

Alsip-Crestwood

Krueger Funeral Home
Becvar Funeral Home

Manhattan
Forsythe Gould Funeral Home

This article originally appeared on the Lemont Patch

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