Thursday, May 23, 2013
Services for Rufolf Schmalz will be held Thursday; services for Henrietta Kurfirst were held Wednesday.
Rufolf W. Schmalz Services for Mr. Schmalz, 82, of Niles, will be held Thursday, May 23 at 10 a.m. at Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 8025 W. Golf Road, Niles. Henrietta J. Kurfirst Henrietta J. Kurfirst, nee Dankowski; loving mother of Dr. Robert A. Jr., Ph.D and Fredric M.; dearest grandmother of Allanah, Fredric Jr., and Christian; dear sister of the late Edward Dankowski and the late Irene (late Louis) Bachta. Visitation and service were held Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 6250 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Interment at Maryhill Cemetery, Niles.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Morton Grove Champion reporter Nick Katz passed away last week, the newspaper reports.
Tuesday, May 14
Longtime Pioneer Press reporter Nick Katz has passed away, the Morton Grove Champion reports. At Monday's Morton Grove village board meeting, outgoing Mayor Dan Staackmann heralded Katz, calling him a dedicated journalist. "I sincerely appreciate what he did for journalism," Staackmann said. "People of this caliber, for what they get paid for what they're expected to do, it's just not there like it used to be." Katz had been with the newspaper since 1982, and most recently covered the village of Morton Grove. He died in his sleep at his Evanston home last week. There will be no funeral services or wake, the newspaper reports. Donations can be made in his name to the American Civil Liberties Union or the Chicago Blues Foundation.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Johnson was an active member at Resurrection Lutheran of Niles and All Saints Lutheran in Palatine, in addition to the 39ers group. Her life will be honored and remembered Wednesday and Thursday.
Monday, May 13
Helen Victorine Johnson was born on December 31, 1925 in Chicago, IL., the daughter of the late Victor and Gudrun (nee: Hansen) Bergman and passed away on Mothers Day, Sunday, May 12th. Helen was always an active and dedicated member in her local churches including, Nebo Lutheran of Chicago, Resurrection Lutheran of Niles and All Saints Lutheran of Palatine. She also enjoyed spending time with her friends in the 39ers group with whom she was confirmed in 1939. Beloved wife of the late Robert C. Johnson; loving mother of Linda (Cliff and the late John Schetz M.D.)Dungey, Karen (Frederic) Jackson and Joan (Stephen) Fedota; cherished grandmother of Joseph (Tricia) Schetz and John (Emily) Schetz, Karen (Rob) Schilz, Julie (Brad) Schulz, …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Active for decades as a leader in Niles Township government and a former Cook County commissioner, Sutker recently passed away at the age of 89.
Tuesday, April 30
Calvin "Cal" Sutker, a former Niles Township Committeeman, a Cook County Commissioner, Illinois Democratic Party Chairman, Skokie Village Trustee and father to current Village of Skokie Trustee Edie Sue Sutker and Judge Shelley Sutker Dermer, passed away at the age of 89. Sutker was also the brother to Ada Rabinowitz, Niles Township President. The Sutkers come from a long line of civic service. Gov. Pat Quinn issued a statement regarding the passing of Sutker Friday, stating he was a driving force in Illinois politics and a strong advocate for the Jewish community. “Illinois lost a devoted public servant with yesterday’s passing of Cal Sutker," Quinn said. "A World War II veteran, Cal Sutker spent four decades as a lawmaker and civic …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Visitation and service times.
Monday, April 15
Elana Goldman Elana M. Goldman, nee Hershman, of Niles Beloved wife of the late Leonard J. Loving mother of Lisa (Louis) Wilson, Lara (Brian) Kunz and Mitchell (Amanda) Goldman. Proud grandmother of Stephanie, Jason, Rachel, Sydney and Ashley. Cherished sister of Bruce (Eunice) Hershman. Devoted daughter of the late Harry and Becky Hershman. Caring Sister-in-law of Janice Kinory and former mother-in-law of Laura Berg and dear friend of Beth Kon. Loved by all who knew her. Service Monday, 11:30 AM at Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 1201 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015. Interment Menorah Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, Beth Hillel Congregation …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Visitation and funeral times.
Monday, April 8
Gregory P. Nastaly (Died April 4, 2013) Gregory P. Nastaly; Beloved husband of Nikki nee Vecchio; Loving father of Angela (Victor) Hembree; Devoted grandfather of Nicole and Allison; Dearest son of Alva and the late Paul Nastaly; Dear brother of Jeanette (Ed) Hilgen, Julie Shiekh, Jeffrey (Donna) Nastaly, Rick Nastaly and Penny Ryan (Jeff Harness); Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Monday 9:15 a.m. from Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, 7812 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, to Immaculate Conception Church for 10:00 AM Mass. In lieu of flowers, Memorials to the family appreciated for donations to their favorite charities. For info 847-966-7302 Katherine Pacyniak (Died April 4, 2013) Katherine Pacyniak nee Wowczanczyn, age 88; beloved …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Visitation for Clara Alberti will be held Sunday.
Friday, March 22
Clara F. Alberti, loving sister of Camille (late Michael) LaMonica, Ann (Louis) Seno, Elvira Battista, Daniel (Diane), and the late Joseph (late Jeanette), late Frank (late Vera), late Anthony (late Vivian), late Angela (late Dominick) Jambrone, and the late Rosemary. Beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was a teller manager for 20 years at Skokie Federal Savings and a part-time pizza maker at Alberti's Restaurant, her brother's store. Visitation at the Skaja Terrace Funeral Home 7812 N. Milwaukee Ave. Niles on Sunday from 3-9 pm. Funeral Monday 9:15 m to St. Isaac Jogues Church Mass 10:00 am. Entombment Queen of Heaven Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Academy of Neurology, or the Epilepsy Foundation …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Services being held today for woman, 22, married and a mother of two. Also, services will be held Thursday for a Niles husband and father.
Barbara Ashley Klimczak-Manley, 22 (May 22, 1990-March 6, 2013) Barbara Ashley Klimczak-Manley, nee Klimczak, age 22, beloved wife of Jonathan Manley, loving mother of Jonathan Jr. and Evelyn Rose, devoted daughter of Arthur (Lucyna) Klimczak and Kathy (Zbigniew)Malek. Loving sister to Jessica Malek; dear granddaughter of Marian (Janina) Klimczak, Zofia (Walter), Roman (Elzbieta) Chrzescjan, Wladyslawa Malek; dear great granddaughter of Zofia Dabrowska, Emelia Szalacha and Helena Zwolinski, dear niece of Robert (Beata) Chrzescjan and Teresa (Robert) Bailey. Goddaughter of Marzena Bac; daughter in law of Denise (Ramsey Fisher) Manley, Dennis (Kim) Manley, sister in law of Justin (Anna) Manley, Jeffrey Manley. Visitation Monday (03/11/2013…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Visitation and services will be held Tuesday and Thursday for these area residents.
Joyce E. Harmon Joyce E. Harmon, 75, nee Tamms, beloved wife of the late Mark, loving mother of Laurie (late Thomas) Wonsil, Tamara (late Ron) McGue (Fiance' Paulis Williams), Mark "Tony" (Rita), Carolyn (Ralph) Van Etten and Christine (John) Meroni. Cherished grandmother of 11. great-grandmother of 10. Dear sister of Richard ( Barbara ) and William ( Deanne) Tamms. Dear aunt and friend of many. Visitation Tuesday, February 26 from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 8025 W. Golf Rd., Niles. Lying in State Wednesday, February 27, from 9:30 a.m. until time of Services at 10:00 a.m. at Northwest Church of Christ, 4602 N. Kilbourn Ave, Chicago. A memorial luncheon will follow. Friends and family are welcome to meet for a…
Friday, February 22, 2013
Three obituaries of local residents are listed; visitation or services this weekend.
Friday, February 22
Anne Stewart Brosnan, nee Pitcher Anne Stewart Brosnan, nee Pitcher, 87, of Morton Grove, beloved wife of former professional baseball pitcher and author James P.; loving mother of Jamie (William) Kruidenier, Timothy and Kimberlee (Douglas) Brosnan-Myers; dear grandmother of Jeremy (Jill) Kruidenier, Ryan Kruidenier, Hilary Myers and Kevin Myers; cherished owner of her cat B.C. Memorial visitation at Simkins Funeral Home 6251 Dempster St. Morton Grove, IL 60053 Saturday March 23rd from 1:00 p.m. until time of memorial service 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Paralyzed Veterans of America 801 18th St. NW Washington D.C. 20006 appreciated. (847) 965-2500. Adelle Genovaldi (February 12, 1921 - February 21, 2013) Adelle …