Archives for January 2016

John Williamson

In Memorial

John H. Williamson, passed away on January 31, 2016. Private cremation services to be held. ...Continue reading

Dorothy Harbert

Dorothy E. Harbert, age 93, passed away on January 30, 2016. She was born in the small town of Warroad, Minnesota on February 9, 1922. She was one of twelve children. Dorothy grew up a country girl in Iowa. During the 1930s, she played softball for the Columbia, Belinda, and the Lucas Merchantettes with sisters Agnes and Mary. The three sisters were later inducted into the Women’s Iowa Softball Hall of Fame in 1981. After retiring from softball in 1938, Dorothy moved to Chicago with her sister ...Continue reading

Mary Rodriguez

In Memorial

Mary Esther Rodriguez, passed away on January 21, 2016. ...Continue reading

James Smith

In Memorial

James Smith, Age 94. WWII Navy Veteran. Loving husband of Alice Joyce Smith (nee Boardman). Proud grandfather of Bryan (Norma) and Bradley Gelushia. Fond great grandfather of Warren and Ryker Gelushia. Visitation Monday 10 am until time of Funeral Services 11 am at West Lawn Baptist Church, 6401 S. Komensky Ave., Chicago, IL 60629. Burial will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Jim was a sewing machine repairman for 60 years. ...Continue reading

Val Brenits

Valerie M. Brenits (nee Green). Cherished wife of the late James Brenits. Devoted mother of Ariel and William Brenits. Loving sister of Claudia (Ron) Beideman. Dear aunt of Brandon (Jelena), Jeff, Nick & Mack and Joshua, Sophie, Alex & Samantha. Great aunt of Mia. Fond sister in law of Donald (Teri) and Andrew (Susan) Brenits. Beloved daughter of the late Art & the late Harriet Green. Visitation Saturday January 23rd from 3-8 pm at Russo's Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, ...Continue reading

Tomas Salinas

In Memorial

Tomas Salinas, passed away surrounded by his loving family on January 15, 2016. Private cremation services to be held. ...Continue reading

Margaret Fields

MARGARET "PEGGY" FIELDSPeggy Fields (nee Weeks) 57, passed through death to eternal life on January 12th, 2016 while being surrounded by her loving family.Peggy was a graduate of Yorkville High School. She had been employed by Aurora Pump, ASC Pump, and on the board of directors at the Aurora Postal Employees Credit Union.Since Peggy was diagnosed with ALS, she enjoyed spending time on Facebook, keeping up with the many posts from all her friends and family. She also enjoyed winning ...Continue reading

Abner Smith

Abner John Smith, 97, a Lee County, Florida resident since 1976, formerly of Lake Forest, Illinois and Bernardsville, New Jersey passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016 in Ft. Myers, Florida. He was born July 23, 1918 in South Pasadena, California to Abner and Ernestine Smith.Abner served 4 years as a major in the US Army Air Transport Command in North Africa during World War II. Just after the war, in 1948, he married the love of his life Helen Scranton, whom he met when they were both ...Continue reading

Keith West

In Memorial

Keith Joseph West, passed away on December 28, 2015. Private cremation services to be held. ...Continue reading