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Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois Obituaries and Death Notices
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James Arthur Frank
Retired engineer
James Arthur Frank, 55, of Homewood, died Monday at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Orland Park First Korean United Methodist Church, 9955 W. 144th St., Orland Park. Burial will be at Skyline Memorial Park in Monee. Mr. Frank was born on Aug. 7, 1945, in Rolla, Mo. He was a engineer at Amoco Oil Co. until his retirement in 1994 after 27 years of service. Mr. Frank also served in the Army. Mr. Frank is survived by his wife of 21 years, Suki Frank; a son, Christopher James Frank; two sisters, Ann Ellis and Carol Robinson; and two brothers, Eugene Frank and Jerry Frank.
Pub. Thursday, May 3, 2001

August Johansen
Business owner
August Johansen, 88, of Lynwood, formerly of Lansing and Chicago's Roseland community, died Wednesday at Munster Community Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Thornridge Funeral Home, 15801 Cottage Grove Ave., Dolton. Burial will be at Cedar Park Cemetery in Calumet Park. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Johansen was born on Jan. 27, 1913, in Chicago. He was the former owner and operator of Schmidt and Johansen Asphalt Paving Co. for 25 years in Chicago's Roseland community. He was also a long time active member of Bethany Community Church. Mr. Johansen is survived by his wife, Althea A. Johansen; a daughter, Cheryl Paglia of Lynwood; two sons, Ronald Johansen and Gerald Johansen; and seven grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Bethany Community Church, 201st Street and Lakewood, Lynwood.
Pub. Thursday, May 3, 2001

Edward L. Johnson
Business owner
Edward L. Johnson, 83, of Alsip, died Tuesday at Palos Community Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Colonial Chapel, 15525 73rd Ave., Tinley Park. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Gardens South, Oak Lawn. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Johnson was born on July 23, 1917, in Chicago. He owned Franklin Cement Finishing and then owed and managed Melody Lane Mobile Home Park in Griffith, Ind. He was also an Army veteran. Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Viola; two daughters, Judith Veenstra and Nancy Johnson; two sons, Edward Johnson and Larry Johnson; a sister, Helen Johnson; two brothers, Kenneth Johnson and James Johnson; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pub. Thursday, May 3, 2001

C. Eugene Mudd
Painter and decorator
C. Eugene Mudd, 71, of Chicago Heights, formerly of Richton Park, died Monday at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 10th Avenue and Ashland, Chicago Heights. Burial will be at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Flossmoor. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 54th and Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights. Mr. Mudd was born on July 28, 1929 in Midland, Mich. He was a self-employed painter and decorator and operated Gene Mudd Decorating from 1970 to 1982. Mr. Mudd was also a Army veteran who served during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Steger American Legion and Lutheran Layman's League. Mr. Mudd is survived by his wife, Marie E. Mudd; two daughters, Cathy Widuch and Diane Lewis; two stepdaughters, Susan Petit and Sandra Baig; a stepson, Paul Blakemore; two sisters, Marlene Schwalm and Cara Dickerman; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chicago Heights.
Pub. Thursday, May 3, 2001

Joseph T. Ramirez
Retired truck driver
Joseph T. Ramirez, 76, of Bullhead, Ariz., formerly of South Holland, died Friday at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Thornridge Funeral Home, 15801 Cottage Grove Ave., Dolton. Burial will be at Cedar Park Cemetery in Calumet Park. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mr. Ramirez was born on April 23, 1924, in Brighton, Colo. He was a truck driver for Scot-Lad Foods until his retirement. Mr. Ramirez was also an Army veteran. Mr. Ramirez is survived by his wife, Linda Ramirez; three daughters, Theresa Ramirez, Cheryl Garland and Deborah Mikels; three sons, Joseph L. Ramirez, James Ramirez, John T. Ramirez and Charles Ramirez; a stepdaughter, Wendy Gibson; two stepsons, Wade Ramsey and Wesley Easterberg; 10 grandchildren; and seven step-grandchildren.
Pub. Thursday, May 3, 2001

Marjorie D. Tinken
Homemaker
Marjorie D. Tinken (nee Holmes), 79, of Blue Island, died Tuesday at St. Francis Hospital in Blue Island. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 Greenwood Ave., Blue Island. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Gardens South in Worth. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Tinken was born on May 11, 1921, in Blue Island. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Tinken is survived by three sons, Tom, Patrick and Michael Tinken; three sisters, Lois Weber, Joan Dodoer and Patricia Peloquin; a brother, John; and six grandchildren. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
Pub. Thursday, May 3, 2001

Frank A. Vrtis
Manufacturer of blinds
Frank A. Vrtis, 83, of Justice, died Monday at LaGrange Hospital. A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. today at St. Patricia Church, 9050 86th Ave., Hickory Hills. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice. Mr. Vrtis was born on June 30, 1917 in Chicago. He was a manufacturer of blinds. Mr. Vrtis is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a daughter, Barbara Jaworek; and four grandchildren.
Pub. Thursday, May 3, 2001

Richard L. Anderson
Civil engineer
Richard L. Anderson, 68, of Mokena, died Monday at St. James Hospice in Chicago Heights. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 Greenwood Ave., Blue Island. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Anderson was born Dec. 24, 1932, in Blue Island. He was a civil engineer for a road construction company and was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He served in the Army during the Korean War. Mr. Anderson is survived by his wife of 43 years, Eileen; and two brothers, Timothy Anderson and Thomas Anderson.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Olga A. Blazina
Business owner
Olga A. Blazina, nee Chebuhar, 83, of Bridgeview, died Sunday. A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Daniel the Prophet, 5330 S. Nashville Ave., Chicago. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Ridge Funeral Home, 6624 Archer Ave., Chicago. Mrs. Blazina was born March 1, 1918, in Rathbun, Iowa. She was the owner of Red's Tap for six years and was a member of Christian Mothers at St. Daniel the Prophet. Mrs. Blazina is survived by two daughters, Sheron Blazina and Marilyn Mallary; two brothers, John Chebuhar and Julius Chebuhar; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Richard D. Carlson
Business owner
Richard D. Carlson, 77, of Orland Park, died Saturday at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Moraine Valley Church, 6300 127th Place, Palos Heights. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Gardens South in Oak Lawn. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 73rd St., Orland Park. Mr. Carlson was born Dec. 11, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a cement finisher for his own concrete construction company, Carlson Cement, for more than 30 years. After he retired, he worked as a janitor for Moraine Valley Church for more than 10 years. He also served in the Army. Mr. Carlson is survived by a son, Allen Carlson; a daughter, Grace Carlson; two sisters, Betty Falc and Greta Ackerman; a brother, Roland Carlson; and two grandsons.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Elmer L. D'Apice
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident
Elmer L. D'Apice, 77, of Chicago Heights, died Monday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Kieran Church, 700 195th St., Chicago Heights. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Steger. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Hirsch Funeral Homes, West End Chapel, Lincoln Highway and Otto Boulevard, Chicago Heights. Mr. D'Apice was born July 30, 1924, in Chicago Heights. He worked for ABEX Railroad in Chicago Heights for 38 years. He was a member of St. Kieran Church and American Legion Post 131 in Chicago Heights. He also served in the Air Force. Mr. D'Apice is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lorraine; four daughters, Debbie Natale, Jackie Wiater, Patrice Lagesse and Charisse Brock; a son, Mark D'Apice; three sisters, Dianne Camilli, Dolores Gorcowski and Jessie Pryscz; two brothers, Andrew D'Apice and James D'Apice; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Genevieve Frank
Homemaker
Genevieve Frank, nee Pilackas, 85, of South Chicago Heights, died Sunday at Vitas Hospice in Chicago Heights. A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Liborius Church, 71 W. 35th St., Steger. Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Fred C. Hub Memorial Chapel, 1301 Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights. Mrs. Frank was born June 30, 1916, in Chicago. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Liborius Church and the former St. Ann Church. Mrs. Frank was a member of the Council of Catholic Women, Nifty over Fifty Club and the Golden Girls. Mrs. Frank is survived by a daughter, Patricia Wilke of Algonquin; a sister, Dolores Reiplinger of Calumet City; and five grandchildren. Memorials may be made to St. Liborius Church.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Carrie Jakubas
Former business owner
Carrie Jakubas, nee Novello, 78, of Chicago's Mount Greenwood community, died Monday at home. A funeral mass will be said at 11 a.m. Monday at Queen of Martyrs Church, 2539 103rd St., Evergreen Park. Burial will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 103rd St., Oak Lawn. Mrs. Jakubas was born Nov. 24, 1922, in Chicago. She was the former owner of Joe and Carrie's and the Dodge Inn of Hegewisch. She liked to cook and bake. Mrs. Jakubas is survived by her husband, Joseph; two daughters, Jean Morley and Joyce Perak; three sisters, Vera Lukesch, Rose Horvath and Lillian Leinweber; a brother, Frank Novello; and seven grandchildren.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Conrad 'Burgie' Laux
Retired truck driver
Conrad "Burgie" Laux, 63, of Orland Hills, died Saturday at Palos Community Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Chapel Hill Gardens South, 11333 Central Ave., Worth. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery in Oak Lawn. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Laux was born Dec. 27, 1937, in Cicero. He was a retired truck driver. Mr. Laux is survived by his wife, Marilyn; two daughters, Linda Wenzel and Laura Laux; a son, Jeffrey Laux; five sisters, Dolly Burden, Corky Rosean, Beebee Fredrickson, Grace Duenzen and Irene Trevisanut; two brothers, Clarence Laux and Raymond Laux; and one grandchild.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Adeline A. Mikos
Homemaker
Adeline A. Mikos, nee Smoczynski, 77, of Chicago's Archer Heights community, died Monday at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. A funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Bruno Church, 4751 S. Harding Ave., Chicago. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Worth. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, 5088 S. Archer Ave., Chicago. Mrs. Mikos was born Jan. 24, 1924. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Mikos is survived by her husband, Theodore ("Ted"); two daughters, Colette Scherman and Annette Lee; two sons, Ralph Mikos and Mark Mikos; two sisters-in-law, Joanne Mikulec and Helen Zanlynski; a brother-in-law, Walter Mikos; nine grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Irene M. Proby
Retired cashier
Irene M. Proby, nee Bukowski, 88, of Homewood, died Monday at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey. A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 179th St. and Dixie Highway, Homewood. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Chicago. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Tews Funeral Home, 18230 Dixie Highway, Homewood. Mrs. Proby was born Nov. 21, 1912, in Chicago. She was a retired cashier for Harper Market and was a member of the Oak Lawn Chapter 1106 NARFE. Mrs. Proby is survived by a sister, Esther McLawhon; and many nieces and nephews.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Rena Marie Steck
Machine operator
Rena Marie Steck, nee Spiller, 78, of Frankfort, died Tuesday at her home. A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church, 7611 Sauk Trail, Frankfort. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Mokena. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Gerardi Funeral Home, 42 Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. Mrs. Steck was born Dec. 20, 1922, in Italy. She was a machine operator for Deltar in Frankfort and was a member of St. Anthony Church. Mrs. Steck is survived by a daughter, Joyce Troutman; a son, Wayne Steck; and two grandchildren.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Florence A. VerWey
Homemaker
Florence A. VerWey, nee Leach, 86, of Quincy, Ill., formerly of Tinley Park, died Monday in Quincy. A memorial service will be held at noon Friday at Tinley Park Methodist Church, 6875 173rd St., Tinley Park. Burial will be at Beverly Cemetery in Blue Island. Mrs. VerWey was born April 21, 1915, in Harvey. She was a homemaker and a member of the Parent-Teacher Association and South Suburban Girl Scouts. Mrs. VerWey is survived by a daughter, Linda McCarley; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Samuel H. Walker Jr.
Public relations representative
Samuel H. Walker Jr., 78, of Park Forest, died Sunday at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Holy Family, Sauk Trail and South Orchard Drive, Park Forest. Burial will be at Mount Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the church. Mr. Walker was born July 1, 1923, in Washington, D.C. He was a public relations and marketing representative. He received a bachelor's degree in advertising and publishing from Northwestern University and a master's degree in interpersonal communication from Governors State University. He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa and served on the board of directors. Mr. Walker lived in Park Forest for 55 years and was one of the founding members of the Park Forest Homeowners Association, a charter member of the Park Forest Chamber of Commerce and received the village's president's award in 1977. Mr. Walker founded Boy Scout Troop 121 and later Explorer Post 121 at Church of the Holy Family. He served on the anniversary committee for the village's 50th anniversary celebration and was inducted into the Park Forest Hall of Fame in 1998. Mr. Walker served on the Park Forest School District 163 board for more than five years as secretary and representative to SCOPE. He was an associate member of the Illinois Retired Teachers Association and helped to represent the concerns of area retired teachers in the Legislature. Mr. Walker was the president of the Rotary Club of Park Forest, past district governor of District 6450, past district Rotary Foundation chairman, president of the Rotary's Paul Harris Memorial Walkway and the Paul Harris 711 Club. He won many community service awards from the Knights of Columbus and the Public Health Commission. Mr. Walker served in World War II as a lieutenant commander in the Navy. He was commander of the Naval Reserves composite unit of Park Forest and retired after 27 years of service. Mr. Walker is survived by his wife, Rita; three daughters, Valerie Silvia, Patricia Stelter and Katherine Damm; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Rotary Club of Park Forest Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 73, Park Forest, IL 60466.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

John Yatka
Former business owner
John Yatka, 85, of Homewood, formerly of Chicago Heights, died Saturday at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10th Street and Ashland Avenue, Chicago heights. Burial will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Flossmoor. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Mr. Yatka was born July 17, 1916, in Blue Island. He was a retired administrator at Stauffer Chemical Co. in Chicago Heights and formerly owned and operated Yatka's Neighborhood Grocery Store in Chicago Heights. He was a member of VFW Post 2825. Mr. Yatka served in the Army during World War II and served as past commander of American Legion Unit 127 in Orange, Conn. Mr. Yatka is survived by two sons, Robert Yatka of Orland Park and William Yatka of Orland Park; a sister, Helen Korbakes; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Pub. Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Weldon L. Clifton
Matteson resident
Weldon L. Clifton, 85, of Matteson, died Tuesday at Applewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Matteson. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hirsch Funeral Homes Lincolnway Chapel, 3501 W. Lincoln Highway, Matteson. Burial will be at Skyline Memorial Park in Monee. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Clifton was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Havre, Mont. He worked for the Chicago Department of Health and the Chicago Planning Commission. He was a past member of Toastmasters International and the Southwest Kiwanis. Mr. Clifton is survived by his wife, Loretta; a daughter, Carol Pivoney; four sons, Martin Westergaard of Chicago, Ronald Westergaard of Rockford, Joseph Westergaard of New Lenox and Randy Westergaard of Frankfort; a sister, Margaret Wilkinson of Downers Grove; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to Rich Township Pantry.
Pub. Thursday, October 4, 2001

Clarence E. Johnson
Horse trainer
Clarence E. Johnson, 80, of Naperville, formerly of Lockport, died Tuesday at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. A funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at Thornridge Funeral Home, 14318 LaGrange Road, Orland Park. Burial will be at Cloverdale Cemetery in Milan, Tenn. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Mr. Johnson was born Feb. 25, 1921, in Milan, Tenn. He was a lifelong horse trainer and the owner of Foxfire Farm in Lockport. He was the 1999 recipient of the United Professional Horseman's Association Horseman of the Year award. Mr. Johnson served in the Army during World War II. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Association or the United Professional Horseman's Association Benevolent Fund.
Pub. Thursday, October 4, 2001

John R. Martin
Draftsman
John R. Martin, 75, of Tinley Park, died Tuesday at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hirsch Funeral Homes Memorial Chapel, 183rd Street and Harlem Avenue, Tinley Park. Burial will be at Skyline Memorial Park in Monee. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Mr. Martin was born March 31, 1926, in Mannington, Ky. He was a draftsman. Mr. Martin is survived by his wife, Harriet; a daughter, Patty Joyce of Connecticut; four sons, Wallace Martin, Edward Martin and Phillip Martin, all of Connecticut, and James Martin of Nevada,; two sisters, Gladys Corzine and Betty Zinzer, both of Florida; three brothers, Bill Martin of Homewood, Ed Martin of Marion, Ill., and Loren Martin of Bonfield, Ill.; and eight grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the donor's local school or library.
Pub. Thursday, October 4, 2001

Evelyn D. Roesner
Retired clerk
Evelyn D. Roesner, nee Pfiefer, 79, of South Chicago Heights, died Monday in South Holland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 330 Highland Drive, Chicago Heights. Burial will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Flossmoor. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Steger Memorial Chapel, 3045 Chicago Road, Steger. Mrs. Roesner was born Feb. 7, 1922, in Chicago Heights. She was a clerk for Klines Department Store until her retirement. She was a member of the Altar Guild for St. Paul's Church and the Women's Auxiliary for Steger VFW. Mrs. Roesner is survived by two sons, Richard Roesner of Warsaw, Ind., and Leonard Roesner of Crete; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pub. Thursday, October 4, 2001

Helen M. Wickwire
Homemaker
Helen M. Wickwire, nee Wilson, 88, of South Chicago Heights, died Monday at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Steger Memorial Chapel, 3045 Chicago Road, Steger. Burial will be at Beverly Cemetery in Blue Island. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Wickwire was born June 17, 1913, in Chicago Heights. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Wickwire is survived by a cousin, Robert Barnick of South Chicago Heights.
Pub. Thursday, October 4, 2001

Lois Louise Fobert
Food service manager
Lois Louis Fobert (nee Sanders), 60, of Chicago Heights, died Friday at the Prairie Manor Home in Chicago Heights. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at Panozzo Brothers Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. in Chicago Heights. Burial will be at St. Paul Cemetery in Flossmoor. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. She was a graduate of Bloom High School, and pursued a career in food service management. She worked at Kresge's and Kmart in Chicago Heights. Mrs. Fobert was the widow of Kenneth Fobert. Mrs. Fobert is survived by three daughters Susan Herweck of Chicago Heights, Carolyn Leighton of Deltona, Fla., and Vickie Clark of Cedar Lake, Ind.; two sons David Rich of Lake Station, Ind., and Michael Rich of Lynwood; one sister Vernelle Ellis of Thornton; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, March 4, 2001

Norma T. Frigo
Homemaker
Norma T. Frigo (nee Tosi), 88, of Evergreen Park, died Friday at the home of a family member in Chicago. A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. at Queen of Martyrs Church, 10233 S. Central Park Ave. in Evergreen Park. Burial will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip. Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. Monday at Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home, 10727 S. Pulaski Ave. in Chicago. Mrs. Frigo was the widow of Geno Frigo. She is survived by two daughters, Ann Sylvia Dorneker of Chicago and Jeanne Bouchard of Evergreen Park; two sisters, Palma Frigo of Calumet Park and Ione Marangon of Alsip; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, March 4, 2001

Danette F. Moynihan
Homemaker
Danette F. Moynihan, 66, of South Holland, died Friday at Rest Haven South Nursing Home, South Holland. Visitation is 3 to 9 p.m. Monday at Thornridge Funeral Home, 15801 S. Cottage Grove Ave., South Holland. Internment will be at St. Mary Cemetery. Mrs. Moynihan, a Chicago native, was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Moynihan. Mrs. Moynihan is survived by daughters Eileen DeMayo of Dover, Ind., Pat Botma of Lansing, Maryann Moynihan of Calumet City; son Jim Moynihan of Brookline, N.H.; brother Jack Cotter of Western Springs; and five grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, March 4, 2001

Ludwika Para
Custodian
Ludwika Para, 67, of Chicago, died Friday in Chicago. Visitation is 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, 5088 Archer Ave., Chicago. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery. Mrs. Para, a native of Poland, worked as a custodian. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jakub Para. Mrs. Para is survived by her daughter Jan Remiasz; son Jozef Para; brother Andrezej Remiasz; sisters Aniela Trybula and Maria Remiasz; and six grandchildren.
Pub. Sunday, March 4, 2001

Bernice E. Patts
Retired buyer
Bernice E. Patts, 93, of Chicago's Beverly neighborhood, died Friday morning at home. A funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Church, 9235 S. Hamilton Ave. in Chicago, and interment will be at St. Casimir Cemetery, 4401 W. 111th St. in Chicago. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Monday, before the funeral. Miss Patts was born in Chicago and worked as a buyer for Carson Pirie Scott and for Bond Clothing stores in Chicago. She retired in 1972. She is survived by several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Little Company of Mary Hospice, 2800 W. 95th St., Evergreen Park, IL 60805.
Pub. Sunday, March 4, 2001


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