• Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Heidi Grossenbacher

    Heidi was born on 21 June 1976 in Charleston, South Carolina and left us on 25 May 2019 in Evanston, Illinois.   Reflective, thoughtful extraordinarily kind and empathetic, she was an idealist who always chose to serve others. She was a living example of the “better Angels” of human nature.   A graduate of St Johns College in Annapolis, Maryland and Loyola University of Chicago Heidi most recently worked as a social worker at Thresholds in Chicago. Her work history also included the United Services Organization where she recruited entertainers to perform for American service members around the world. She also worked at Northwestern University School of Law and the…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Violet “Vickie” Bordes

    Violet “Vickie” Bordes, of Rolling Meadows, IL. Passed away June 12, 2019. Beloved wife for 45 years of Thomas Bordes. Loving mother of Larry, Charmaine, Sandra and Jimmy. Cherished grandmother of Joey, Franky, Lindsey, Michael and Jerry and great grandmother of Braiden and Madison. Dear sister of Alice, Nancy and Tommy. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.   Visitation Monday, June 17, 2019 from 3-9 PM. Funeral Tuesday, June 18th at 10:30 AM at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Interment St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. The post Violet “Vickie” Bordes appeared first on Smith-Corcoran.

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Larysa Strutynska

    Larysa Strutynska, 60, of Hoffman Estates. Beloved mother of Tatiana (Alex) Pougatch. Adored grandmother of Kiril and Alina. Visitation Saturday, June 15, 10 AM to 12 PM, Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E Northwest Highway, Palatine, to process to St Andrew Ukranian Orthodox Church for a Funeral Service at 12:30 PM. Interment St. Andrew Ukranian Orthodox Cemetery. Info 847-359-8020 The post Larysa Strutynska appeared first on Smith-Corcoran.

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Robert L. “Bob” Rappel Jr.

    Robert L. Rappel Jr. (Bob), passed away peacefully while in the care of the Rainbow Hospice Unit of Resurrection Hospital, following  a bout with pneumonia and multiple organ failures.  He was a life-long resident of the greater Chicago area.  He graduated from St. Benedict’s Grammar School, Loyola Academy (On the Lake) and Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio. After his US Army service, Bob lived for several years in southern California and then returned to Chicago where had careers in Pharmaceutical Sales, Retail Management and Banking.  Robert was a long time parishioner of Queen of All Saints Basilica where he sang for many years with the Choir.  He also sang with the…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Charlotte Ann Ortiz

    Charlotte Ann Ortiz, nee Brucato, 72. Charlotte was an elementary school teacher who touched many lives. She was an avid reader, traveler and U.S. history buff. She never missed an episode of Jeopardy. Above all, she was a person of deep faith who will be truly missed. Beloved wife of the late Jesus Manuel “Manny” Ortiz. Loving Mother of Sara (Scott) Sanders, Michael (Katie) Ortiz, Anita (Phillip Barengolts) Maddali and the late John L. (Robyn) Ortiz, DDS. Special grandmother of Grace, Alec, Madeleine, Matthew, Allison, Jack, Amelia, Quin, and Xavier. Adored sister of Rosemary (Rolland) Bossert and LuAnn (Tom) Vanderbilt. Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. In lieu of…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Gerald Edward Jensen

    Gerald Edward Jensen, 85, of Mt. Prospect, IL. Army Veteran. Born March 13, 1934 in Chicago, IL, passed away June 8, 2019 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Survived by his wife, Ann Jensen; daughters, Amy (Kevin) Grotzke and Amanda (Marco) Morales; stepchildren, Dimitri (Jodi Shadid) Kotsakis and Christina (David Kathman) Dusilo; former step son-in-law, Radoslaw Dusilo; grandchildren, Alex Grotzke, Olivia and Ava Morales, Corey and Kyler Kotsakis and Gabriella Dusilo; sisters, Sandra (Don) Stachula and Karen (Dave) Carlsen. Preceded in death by his parents, Harold E. and Inga A. Jensen and brother, John Jensen.   A memorial service will be held at a later date at Zion Lutheran…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Patricia A. Cepa

    Patricia A. Cepa, nee Rush, 66, passed away on June 7th, 2019. Adored wife of Ronald Cepa for 33 wonderful years. Loving mother of Jimmy (Tarra) Fiedler, Jacqueline (Sean Russell) Fiedler, and Diane Cepa. Dear grandma, “Goo-Goo”, “Gamma” of Kaitlyn, Violet, and an expected grandson. Very best friend of Diane Gilloon. Aunt, cousin, and friend to many. Pat attended both Clarke College and Mundelein College, receiving her Bachelor degree in Arts. She was an ardent lover of costuming for theater organizations and shows, an avid doll collector, and loved her family fiercely. She was truly one of a kind and will be missed by all who knew her. Funeral services…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Felicisima “Fely” Arguson

    Felicisima “Fely” Arguson, beloved wife of the late Felipe Mandin and the late Edgardo Arguson. Cherished mother of the late Michelle and Lourdes May Mandin. Dear sister of Concepcion Nas, Godofredo Pama and Estedan Pama. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Also survived by many other members of the Arguson and Mandin families. Visitation Sunday, June 9th from 3-9pm at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago and Monday 8:30am at the funeral home until time of prayers at 9:30am. Funeral Mass to follow at 10:00am at St. Hilary Church. Interment Rosehill Cemetery. The post Felicisima “Fely” Arguson appeared first on Smith-Corcoran.

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Helen Marie Menarik

    Helen Marie Menarik, nee Bartley, age 94. Beloved wife of the late Bernard A. Menarik. Loving mother of Adrienne (William) Guelker, Mark (Leslie) Menarik and Audrey (Jack Bates) Menarik. Adored grandmother of Jeanette (Rodney) Landin and Denise (Ben) Braus and Robert, Rebecca, Richard and Raymond Menarik. Dear great-grandmother to Liam, Rex, Leo and Margaret. Helen was proud of her accomplishments, including learning to fly planes and her background in industrial design. She was an accomplished artist with award winning work. Helen loved her friends and family and will be missed by all who knew her. Friends and family to meet Tuesday June 11th, St. Mary of the Woods Church, 7033…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Joseph M. Perri

    Joseph M. Perri, age 70. Beloved father of Elizabeth Perri. Adored son of the late Frances (nee Rinella) and Michael Perri. Dear brother of Mary (Lou) Mitchell, Patti (R.D.) Thomas and Michele Perri-Pappas. Beloved uncle and great uncle of many. Forever grandpa of his four-legged friend, Frankie. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe’s honor to The Anthony Rizzo Foundation, https://rizzo44.com/donate/. Visitation Sunday, June 9th, 3 PM to 8 PM, Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N Cicero Avenue, Chicago. Funeral Monday, June 10th, 9:30 AM from the funeral home to St. Mary of the Woods Church for a Mass at 10 AM. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Info 773-736-3833…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Kathleen “Kathy” Coleman

    Kathleen E. “Kathy” Coleman (Kathy Zweifel) , nee Glowienke, Age 57. Loving Mother of Kristen (David), Kaitlyn, and Lauren. Beloved Nana of Don Don, and Kaleigh. Loving sister of Tina Glowienke, Joseph (Threse) Hathcoat , Monica (Mike) Latty, Gregory (Tiffany) Glowienke, Gerald (Kristyn) Glowienke. Adored daughter of Gary Glowienke and Anita (Ken) Hathcoat. Kathy was a devoted nurse for 38 years and touched many lives along the way. She will be missed by all who knew her. Interment Private. Info 773-736-3833 or www.SmithCorcoran.com The post Kathleen “Kathy” Coleman appeared first on Smith-Corcoran.

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Keith Morgan

    Keith Morgan (AKA Boyfriend), 67, passed away peacefully at home on June 4, 2019. Born in Glenview, Illinois to the late John and Mary Morgan on June 26, 1951. He was a resident of Palatine, Illinois for 30 years. He is survived by his true love and wife (AKA Girlfriend) of 27 years, Beth Morgan (nee Lucheck), step-daughter Lisa Nichols and step-grandson Mike Lavit. Caring brother of Kim (Pat) and Ginny. Keith worked at Wheeling Park District at the Chevy Chase Banquet Facility for 20 years. He was also the proud owner of MVP stables racing at Arlington Park. Traveling to Las Vegas to play his favorite number 22 was…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Sophie Alvarado

    Sophie Alvarado died peacefully at age 89 on May 29, 2019. She was the devoted wife of Raul and the cherished mother of four daughters and sons-in-law. She was the loving grandmother of nine grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Sophie dedicated her life to raising her daughters and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a committed staff member of Mary Crane Nursery School and Day Care Center where she worked as a teacher assistant in the preschool and then, for many years, as the After School Program Coordinator for school-aged children. Sophie received an honorary Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from National-Louis University for her decades of service to…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Marietta Arzadon Palomares

    Marietta Arzadon Palomares, of Skokie, passed away on June 3rd, 2019. Adored mother of Mark Rovenal Arzadon Palomares, Ben Dominic (Kate) Arzadon Palomares and the late Mary Arzadon Palomares. Dear grandmother of Andi and Mylie. Daughter of the late Paz and Ben Arzadon. Loved sister of Eddie, Inday, Ning, and Boy. Dear aunt and friend to many. Funeral services Wednesday, June 12th, 9:30 AM, Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N Cicero Avenue, Chicago, to Queen of All Saints Basilica for a Memorial Mass at 10 AM. Interment Maryhill Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday, June 11th, 3 PM to 8 PM at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home. Info 773-736-3833. The post Marietta Arzadon Palomares appeared first…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Michael Maris

    Michael S. Maris, age 85, born in Chios, Greece passed away June 3rd, 2019. He is survived by his loving children, Steve (Jodi) Maris, Peter (Kim) Maris, Katey (Andy John) Kalkounos, and Dean (Angela) Maris; adoring grandchildren, George Kalkounos, Maggie Kalkounos, and Michelle Maris; dear brother John Maris. Michael was preceded in death by his wife Despina Maris (nee Kalamaris), his parents, Stamatis and Despina (nee Lourie) Maris and brother Kostas Maris. In lieu of flowers donations to the Parkinson’s Foundation are appreciated at either https://parkinson.org/ways-to-give or 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131. Visitation Friday June 7th, 4-9 PM at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home 6150 N. Cicero Ave.…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Vincent E. DeGiulio

    Vincent E. DeGiulio, 54, of Palatine, IL. Born December 29, 1964, passed away June 1, 2019 after a courageous battle with Glioblastoma. Vince has donated his brain and spine to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for brain cancer research.   Vince grew up in Palatine, IL graduating from Palatine High School in 1983. He graduated from Purdue University in 1987 with a degree in Computer Science. He started working for Arthur Andersen right out of college and continued with them through the years of Andersen and then Accenture. He was a dedicated and loyal employee of Accenture where he was able to work on many of his dream projects. He was very…

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Eunice G. John, M.D.

    Eunice G. John, M.D. Loving aunt Smitha and Suneeth (Katherine) Samuel. Dear sister of the late Iris P. Samuel. Adored daughter of the late Grace Alice and Nelson John. Funeral Service Saturday June 8th, 11 AM at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N Cicero Avenue, Chicago. Interment Bohemian National Cemetery. Visitation Friday 3 PM to 8 PM. Info 773-736-3833 or visit www.smithcorcoran.com The post Eunice G. John, M.D. appeared first on Smith-Corcoran.