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Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries and Death Notices
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Dorothy Oblouk
Palos Park resident
Dorothy Oblouk, nee Kveton, 85, of Palos Park, died Tuesday. A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Woods Church, 10731 W. 131st St., Orland Park. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Highway, Palos Hills. Mrs. Oblouk was born Dec. 23, 1916. She worked for the Chicago Public School system. Mrs. Oblouk is survived by a daughter, Margaret "Peggy" Kolodziej; a son, Raymond Oblouk; and three grandchildren.
Pub. Thursday, August 1, 2002

Joseph F. Pelegrino
Transportation administrator
Joseph F. Pelegrino, 39, of Frankfort, died Wednesday at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields. A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. George Church, 6707 W. 175th St., Tinley Park. Burial will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at Brady-Gill Funeral Home, 16600 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park. Mr. Pelegrino was born Dec. 28, 1962, in Evergreen Park. He was a transportation administrator. Mr. Pelegrino is survived by his wife, Janet; a daughter, Jessica Ann Pelegrino; two brothers, Frank Pelegrino and John Pelegrino; his mother, Rose Anne Pelegrino; his mother-in-law, Rita Bibeau; and his father-in-law, Raymond Rizzo.
Pub. Thursday, August 1, 2002

Dennis Michael Tarandy
Business owner, former teacher
Dennis Michael Tarandy, 69, of Orland Park, died July 15 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Funeral services have been held. Mr. Tarandy graduated from Tilden High School in 1951, where he played football. He attended college and earned a master's degree in counseling and administration. Mr. Tarandy taught high school physical education at Kelly High School from 1960 to 1963, Bogan High School from 1964 to 1984, Curie High School from 1984 to 1987 and Harper High School from 1988 to 1989. While teaching, Mr. Tarandy operated an air-conditioning business during the summer. He and his wife, Diana, also owned and operated dance schools in Oak Lawn and Orland Park. During the summer, the dance school students would learn how to teach dance and how to repair air conditioners. Mr. Tarandy served in the Army and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. He was also a member of the Riviera Country Club in Orland Park where he swam and lifted weights almost daily. From 1968 to 1970 he owned his own small airplane at Midway Airport. He also participated in sports with physically challenged adults from St. Colettas. Most recently, Mr. Tarandy owned an 80-unit apartment building, where he often helped residents get jobs or citizenship papers. Mr. Tarandy is survived by his wife, Diana; two sons, Michael Tarandy and Dana Tarandy; a daughter, Nicole Tarandy Whalen; a sister, Marilyn Meneses; and three grandchildren.
Pub. Thursday, August 1, 2002

George Barna
World War II veteran
George Barna, 88, of Oak Forest, formerly of Chicago, died Thursday at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. George Church, 6707 W. 175th St. in Tinley Park. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. today at Brady-Gill Funeral Home, 16600 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park. Mr. Barna was a decorated veteran, earning the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge and The Battle of Germany Campaign Star during his service in the U.S. Army in World War II. He worked as a typesetter for R.R. Donnelley for 45 years. Mr. Barna is survived by his wife, Cecelia (nee Dorencz) of Oak Forest; two sons, Ronald Barma of Plainfield and Frederick Barma of Winter Park, Fla.; one daughter, Georgette "GiGi" DeVos of Oak Forest; two sisters, Joan Komorowski and Irene Warwick; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Barbara J. Baumgartner
Homemaker
Barbara J. Baumgartner (nee Wetmore), 67, of Tinley Park, formerly of Harvey, died Saturday at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church, 4231 W. 183rd St. in Country Club Hills. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Country Club Hills. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. today at Hirsch Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 183rd Street and Harlem Avenue in Tinley Park. Mrs. Baumgartner was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and the treasurer of the Altar Guild. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth P. Baumgartner, three sons, David Baumgartner of Tinley Park, Michael Baumgartner of Plymouth, Ind. and Thomas Baumgartner of Mundelein, Ill.; four sisters, Margaret Kleckner of Homewood, Catherine Coppenger of Midlothian, Texas, Annette Bock of Orland Park and Mary Jane Jansen of North Ft. Myers, Fla.; one brother, James Wetmore of Arlington, Texas; and four grandchildren. Memorials can be made to St. John's Altar Guild, 4231 W. 183rd St., Country Club Hills, IL 60478.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Ruby M. Borg
Retired Secretary
Ruby M. Borg, 88, (nee Dawson) of Hopkinsville, Ky., formerly of Midlothian and Harvey, died Thursday in Nashville, Tenn. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hickey Funeral Home, 4207 147th St. in Midlothian. Burial will be at Washington Memorial Gardens in Homewood. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Mrs. Borg was a retired secretary and a lifelong member of the Free Methodist Church in Monee. She was the widow of Charles Borg. Mrs. Borg is survived by two sons, Jack Ramsey of Upland, Calif,. and Everett Ramsey of Nortonville, Ky.; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial can be made to Free Methodist Church in Monee.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Evelyn R. Fornari
Homemaker
Evelyn R. Fornari (nee Joyce), 77, of Elwood, formerly of New Lenox and East Chicago, Ind., died Tuesday at her home. A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Anthony Church, 7659 Sauk Trail, Frankfort. Burial will be at the Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schererville, Ind. Mrs. Fornari was born July 9, 1923, in Gary. She was a homemaker and worked at Carson Pirie Scott in Hammond. She was a member of St. Anthony Church and a member of the Catholic Conference of Women. Mrs. Fornari is survived by her husband of 55 years, Chester; a daughter, Joyce Smith; three sons, John Fornari, Chester Fornari and Patrick Fornari; and 10 grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Elizabeth C. Geilczowski
Retired assembler
Elizabeth C. Geilczowski (nee Czerwiec), 78, of Chicago's West Elsdon neighborhood, died Friday at home. Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Turibius Church, 5646 S. Karlov Ave. in Chicago. Burial will be at Resurrection Mausoleum in Justice. Visitation will be 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, 5088 S. Archer Ave. in Chicago. Mrs. Geilczowski worked as an assembler for Western Electric for 40 years before retiring. She was a member of St. Turibius Altar and Rosary, Beginning Anew, Jolly Seniors, St. Anne's Society, Good Council and Telephone Pioneers of America, Chapter 45. She was the widow of Charles F. Geilczowski. Mrs. Geilczowski is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

John P. Leskiewicz
Former SD 127 employee
John P. Leskiewicz, 86, of Chicago Ridge, died March 11 at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Services were held March 15 at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth. Mr. Leskiewicz was born June 29, 1914. He worked for the Chicago Ridge School District 127 as a maintenance supervisor before retiring in 1979. Mr. Leskiewicz was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth. He is survived by three daughters, Jean Craig of Momence, Theresa Garcia of Evergreen Park and Susan Hammer of Texas; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Agnes 'Nessie' Mackey
Worked for meat packer
Agnes "Nessie" Mackey (nee White), 87, of Calumet City, died Friday at her home. A service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Panozzo Brothers Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St., Chicago Heights, with Deacon Raymond Deabel officiating. Cremation will be private. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mrs. Mackey was born Nov. 20, 1913, in Glasgow, Scotland. She came to the United States in 1951. She lived in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago for 22 years before moving to Calumet City, where she lived for 28 years. She was a 15-year employee of Carl Buddig Meat Packing Co. when she retired in December 1975. She was a former member of the Easter Star. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Greater Pullman Post No. 2240 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mrs. Mackey is survived by her second husband, Clarence R. "Bob" Mackey, a retired chief petty officer of the U.S. Navy; a daughter, Irene Massacavollo of Calumet City; a son, James D. Sharp of Cedar Lake, Ind.; a brother, Jack White of Cambuslang, Scotland; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband James L. Sharp in 1961. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Rita D. McKay
Businesswoman
Rita D. McKay (nee Duffy), 77, of Hazel Crest, formerly of Windsor, Conn., died Thursday at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. A memorial service will be held at a later date, and arrangements are being handled by Lain Sullivan Funeral Home in Park Forest. Mrs. McKay was the chairman of the board and president of Hamler Industries in Chicago Heights for 20 years and president of McKay Enterprises for 10 years. She was a member of the Citizens Board of St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights, a board member of Jones Community Center, a board member and fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and a member of Olympia Fields Country Club. She was the widow of Thomas C. McKay. Mrs. McKay is survived by three daughters, Sharyn McKay of Tucson, Ariz., Robin Willis of Beecher, Ill., and Denise McKay of Watseka, Ill.; two sisters, Veronica Plourd of Windsor, Conn., and Eileen Richloff of Manchester, Conn.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorials can be made to Glenwood School for Boys, West 187th and Halsted streets, Glenwood, IL 60425; Jones Memorial Community Center, 220 E. 15th St., Chicago Heights, IL 60411; or American Cancer Society, South Cook Area Office, 6720 W. 167th St., Suite 3, Tinley Park, 60477.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Richard A. Niezgoda Sr.
Bartender
Richard A. Niezgoda Sr., 64, of Archer Heights, died Friday at Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood. A service will be at 8:45 a.m. Monday at Wolniak Funeral Home, 5700 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, followed by a 9:30 a.m. mass at St. Richard Church. Cremation will be private. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mr. Niezgoda was born Dec. 21, 1936, in Chicago. He was a bartender at Midway Banquet Hall. He is survived by his mother, Elsie; two sons, Richard II and David; a grandson, Richard III; a granddaughter, Briane; two sisters, Katherine Gniadek and Susan Kocan; a special friend, Margaret "Peggy" Johnston; and several nieces and nephews.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Judy A. O'Connor
Social worker
Judy A. O'Connor (nee Horrell), 41, of Oak Forest, formerly of Evergreen Park, died Wednesday at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at United by Faith Lutheran Church, 3240 W. 98th St., Evergreen Park. Burial will be at Holy Sephulchre Cemetery in Alsip. Visitation will be 3 to 9 p.m. today at Kenny Brothers Funeral Home, 3500 W. 95th St. in Evergreen Park. Mrs. O'Connor was a social worker at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park for 16 years. Mrs. O'Connor is survived by her husband, John F. O'Connor; one daughter, Jenna Marie; her parents Thomas and Beverly Horrell; two sisters, Diane and Susan; two brothers, Tom and David; and two grandparents, Henry and Katherine Dusek. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jenna Marie Educational Fund.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Rosalie D. Roth
Retired assembly line worker
Rosalie D. Roth (nee Marzec), 90, of Chicago, died Friday at Manor Care Nursing Home in Palos Heights. A service will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Wolniak Funeral Home, 5700 S. Pulaski Road, in Chicago. A mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mrs. Roth was born March 28, 1911, in Chicago. She is formerly of West Lawn and was a retired assembly line worker for Sunbeam Corp. She is survived by a brother, Walter Marzec; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Catherine Mae 'Kitty' Ryan
Homemaker
Catherine Mae "Kitty" Ryan (nee O'Keefe), 74, of Glenwood, died Friday at St. James Hospice House in Chicago Heights. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Kieran Church, 724 W. 195th St. in Chicago Heights. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park. Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at Tews Funeral Home, 18230 S. Dixie Highway in Homewood. Mrs. Ryan was born in 1926 in Duluth, Minn. She is survived by her husband, Robert T. Ryan; five sons, Patrick Ryan of Homewood, Daniel Ryan of Wood Dale, John Ryan of Glenwood, Martin Ryan of Tinley Park and Terrence Ryan of Glenwood; one brother, Patrick O'Keefe of Olympia Fields; and five grandchildren. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4709 Golf Road, Skokie, IL 60076; or Vitas Hospice Care, 600 Holiday Plaza, Matteson, 60443.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Ann Sasic
Retired employee of General Mills
Ann Sasic (nee Mandarich), 86, of Crete, died Thursday at her home. A service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Thornridge Funeral Home, 15801 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Dolton, with the Rev. Milos Vesin, pastor of St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church, officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond, Ind. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with a Pomen service at 8 p.m. Mrs. Sasic was born April 8, 1914, in Bingham, Utah. She was a retired employee of General Mills and formerly lived in South Deering and Calumet City. She was a member of St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church, St. George Lodge No. 118 S.N.F., Church Circle of Serbian Sisters and St. Michael Seniors Club. She is survived by two daughters, Sophie Cubrihc of Lynwood and Diana Hybert of Crete; a son, George Sasic; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Michael Serbian New Church Fund, American Cancer Society or Rush Hospice.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Chester L. Sluga
World War II Army veteran
Chester L. Sluga, 73, of Burbank, died Thursday at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Wolniak Funeral Home, 5700 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, with a service at 7 p.m. Cremation will be private. Mr. Sluga was born Aug. 27, 1927, in Chicago. He was a retired factory machinist and a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Sluga is survived by two sons, John and Michael; a daughter, Sharon; four sisters, Lorraine, Sandy, Carol and Linda; and four grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Margaret O'Hara Vail
Homemaker
Margaret O'Hara Vail, 78, of Chicago's Beverly neighborhood, died Friday morning at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Cajetan Church, 11234 S. Artesian Ave. in Chicago. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. today at the Brady-Gill-Heeney Funeral Home, 2929 W. 87th St. in Evergreen Park. Mrs. Vail was a lifelong resident of the South Side, and attended St. Laurence Grammar School and Aquinas High School in Chicago. Mrs. Vail was a member of the St. Cajetan Women's Club, a Minister of Care and a Bible Study Group member at the parish. She enjoyed gardening and was a generous contributor to many charitable groups. Mrs. Vail served in WAVES during World War II and was stationed in Washington D.C. to support U.S. Navy operations. She is survived by three daughters, Mary Anne Sereiko, Meg Kelly and Mary Frances Vail, all of Chicago; three sons, Timothy Vail of Chicago, James Vail of Tinley Park and Michael Vail of Valparaiso, Ind.; one sister, Virginia Heaney of Chicago; and 15 grandchildren. Memorials to St. Elizabeth Catholic Worker, 8025 S. Honore St., Chicago, IL 60620, will be appreciated.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Alice A. Wessel
Homemaker
Alice A. Wessel (nee Hass), 94, of Matteson, died Saturday at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. April 22 at Zion Lutheran Church, 3840 W. 216th St., Matteson. Mrs. Wessel was born Aug. 17, 1906, in Winthrop, Minn. She had lived in Matteson for 46 years. Mrs. Wessel was a homemaker and a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Matteson. She was a ladies aide at the church, a charter member of the Altar Guild and was in the Missionary League. She also taught Sunday school during the 1950s and 1960s. She is survived by two daughters, Dianne Emerick of Columbus, Mich., and Suzanne Breck of Fairfax, Va.; one son, John Wessel of Matteson; six foster grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church in Matteson. Hirsch Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Martha J. Wlos
Homemaker
Martha J. Wlos (nee Dyrda), 81, of Crete, formerly of Chicago Heights, died Friday at St. James Hospice House in Chicago Heights. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Chicago Heights. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Steger. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Highway in Chicago Heights. Mrs. Wlos was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church and a member of the former St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Chicago Heights. She was the widow of Michael J. Wlos. Mrs. Wlos is survived by one daughter, Rose Wlos of Crete; three sons, Paul Wlos of Bourbonnais, Michael Wlos of Lansing and James Wlos of Park Forest; and five grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, April 1, 2001

Robert Hanley
Retired postmaster
Robert E. Hanley, 65, of Alsip, died Saturday at his home. A funeral mass will be said at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Stanislaus Church, 14414 S. McKinley Ave., Posen, with the Rev. David Krolczyk of the church officiating. Burial will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Hickey Memorial Chapel, 4201W. 147th St., Midlothian. Mr. Hanley was born April 6, 1934, in Blue Island. He was a retired postmaster at the Posen post office, having served between 1983 and 1996. He was a member of St. Terrence Church in Alsip, where he served as a catechist in the Special Religious Education (SPRED) program. SPRED is a program that allows developmentally disabled children to practice their religion at the child's own level, said Mary Ellen Lynch, another catechist who served with Mr. Hanley at St. Terrence. "Bob was a wonderful person," Mrs. Lynch said, adding that Mr. Hanley devoted much of his time to the program since retiring as postmaster. Mr. Hanley is survived by three daughters, Helen Hanley of Walton, Mass., Catherine Stevens of Pasadena, Texas, and Maureen Monahan of Oak Forest; three sons, Martin Hanley of Milwaukee, Denis Hanley of Oak Lawn and Edward Hanley of Minneapolis, Minn.; two sisters, Catherine McCarthy of Tucson, Ariz., and Maureen McGlone of Chicago; four brothers, Leo Hanley of Swanton, Ohio, James Hanley of West Hill, Calif., William Hanley of Chicago Heights and Michael Hanley of Park Ridge; and four grandchildren. Memorials to SPRED, in care of St. Terrence Church, 4300 W. 119th Place, Alsip, 60803, would be appreciated.
Pub. Monday, November 1, 1999

Frank Brosilo
Retired custodian
Frank Brosilo, 82, of Chicago's Archer Heights community, died Saturday at Fairhaven of Chicago Ridge Nursing Home in Chicago Ridge. A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Bruno Church, 4751 S. Harding Ave., Chicago. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S. Archer Ave., Chicago. Mr. Brosilo was a retired custodian in an office building. He was a World War II veteran of the Polish Calvary. He is survived by his wife, Miroslawa Brosilo; two sons, Joseph Brosilo and Chester Brosilo; a sister, Rozalia Zoledziewiski; and three grandsons.
Pub. Monday, November 1, 1999

Margaret Driscoll
Homemaker
Margaret R. Driscoll (nee MacDonald), 78, of South Holland, died Friday at her home after an illness. A funeral mass will be said at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 900 E. 154th St., South Holland. The mass will be preceded by a prayer service at 9:45 at Thornridge Funeral Home, 15801 S. Cottage Grove Ave. in Dolton. Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood. Mrs. Driscoll was born in Montreal, and was a homemaker. She is survived by five daughters, Donna Whitney of Plainfield, Gail Inskip of Chicago, Beverly Monninger of Antioch, Debra Driscoll of Lansing and Sharon Davis of Munster, Ind.; two sons, Brian Driscoll of Chicago Heights and Kevin Driscoll of Merrillville, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Driscoll had 12 siblings. Memorials to the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers would be appreciated.
Pub. Monday, November 1, 1999

Mildred C. Johnson
Homemaker
Mildred C. Johnson (nee Schmidt), 90, of Tinley Park, died Friday at the St. James Manor Nursing Home in Crete. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Tews Funeral Home, 18230 S. Dixie Highway, Homewood. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Washington Memory Gardens in Homewood. Mrs. Johnson, who was born in Melrose Park, was a homemaker. Her husband, Layton Johnson, died in 1970. She resided in Harvey before moving to Tinley Park. Survivors include a son, Eugene Johnson of Flossmoor; two sisters, Margaret Miller of San Diego and Darlene Schmidt of Michigan; two granddaughters; one grandson; and six great-grandchildren.
Pub. Monday, November 1, 1999

Midlred Johnson
Homemaker
Midlred C. Johnson (nee Schmidt) 90, of Tinley Park, died Friday at St. James Manor Nursing Home in Crete. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Tews Funeral Home, 18230 s. Dixie Highway, Homewood, with Miss Patricia Morton officiating. Burial will be at Washington Memory Gardens in Homewood. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. today until the time of the service at the funeral home. Mrs. Johnson was born June 21, 1909 in Melrose Park. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a son, Eugene Johnson of Flossmoor; a sister, Margaret Miller of San Diego, Calif. and Darlene Schmidt of Michigan; and three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pub. Monday, November 1, 1999

Florence Keating
Homemaker
Florence "Arlene" Keating (nee Conrad), 69, of Chicago, died Friday at her home. A funeral mass will be said at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Christina Church, 111th Street and Christiana Avenue, Chicago. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the McGann & Son Funeral Home, 10727 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago. Mrs. Keating was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons, Michael Keating, Edward Keating, Martin Keating Jr. and Richard Keating; three daughters, Maryellen Brady, Karen Helbig and Peggy Keating; three sisters, Donna Rita Franzen, Dolores Dybas and Jean Schrubbe; three brothers, John Conrad, William Conrad and Ronald Conrad; and 18 grandchildren.
Pub. Monday, November 1, 1999

Margaret Kotowicz
Retired hotel employee
Margaret Kotowicz (nee Lave) 72, of Chicago's Garfield Ridge community, died Friday at Hinsdale Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S. Archer Ave., Chicago. Cremation is private. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. Tuesday until the time of the service at the funeral home. Mrs. Kotowicz was a retired telephone operator for Executive Hotels. She is survived by three daughters, Pamela Novelli of Chicago's Garfield Ridge community, Kathleen Slotarksi and Dawn Skopec; a brother, Bernard Lave; three sisters, Mary Ann Marnell, Shirley Brannigan and Carol McAdams; and five grandchildren. Please omit flowers.
Pub. Monday, November 1, 1999


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