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    Donald E. O’Machel

    Donald E. O’Machel, 74, a resident of Wildwood, IL, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, IL.  He was born February 13, 1945 in Chicago, IL to Edward and Ann O’Machel.  Don was a Vietnam veteran having served for the US Navy.  Work was Don’s hobby, he worked in Tool and Die most of his career and was a part owner of the O’Salon and Spa and O’Machel Properties.  Don volunteered for the Classic Car Rally in Lake Geneva, WI.  Don is survived by his wife of 54 years, Donna, his children Don E. (Patty) O’Machel Jr., Sean P. O’Machel, and Annmarie (Brian) Porras,…

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    Robert E. Martell

    Robert “Bob” E. Martell, 85, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Victory Lakes Nursing Center in Lindenhurst, IL.  He was born August 6, 1934 in Evanston, IL.  Bob was a member of St. Mary of Annunciation Catholic Church in Mundelein.  He was a retired firefighter having worked for the Glencoe Fire Department.  Bob is survived by his wife Kathleen “Kay”, whom he married on May 9, 1970, his children Steven R. (Lisa) Martell, and Lisa M. (Joseph) Witkowski, and his grandchildren Kylie and Davin Witkowski.  A visitation is scheduled from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00pm on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Strang Funeral Chapel &…

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    John E. Joyce

    John E. Joyce, 88, a resident of Wildwood, passed away Monday, October 7, 2019, at Travanse Living in Grayslake, IL.  He was born April 19, 1931 in Chicago, IL to Patrick and Margaret Joyce.  John was a veteran having served for the US Navy and was a retiree of People’s Gas in Chicago.  John is survived by his many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his children Kathleen and John Joyce and his brothers Michael, William, James, and Thomas Joyce.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00pm with a funeral service commencing at 12:00pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019…

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    Betty L. Vares

    Betty L. Vares, 98, of Fox Lake, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at her home.  She was born June 2, 1921 in Chicago, IL to George and Belle Schlosser.  Betty volunteered with the Girl Scouts, American Legion Auxiliary Post 659, and was a member of the United Protestant Church in Grayslake.  Betty is survived by her daughters, Linda Markham of Round Lake, Cinda (David) Bartz of Antioch, and Jan Vares of Downers Grove; her grandchildren, Christopher (Jennifer) Markham, Victoria Markham, Amanda Bartz, Meaghan (Gregor) Germana, Michelle (Corey) Brown, and Edward (Donna) Markham; 7 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Donn…

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    Inez L. Gemskie

    Inez L. Gemskie, 99, a resident of Ingleside, IL, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Lexington Health Care in Lake Zurich, IL.  She was born April 18, 1920 in Chapin, IA to Eugene and Nell Ewens.  Inez is survived by her daughter, Paula (James) Cogar; her granddaughters, Jennelle (Patrick) O’Rilley and Laura (Daniel) Bertermann , her 5 great-grandchildren, Madeline, Bailey, Shaelyn, Payton and Teagan; her sister Louise Johnson and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 63 years, John Gemskie; her siblings, Muriel Willford and Russell (Kay) Ewens; and her brother-in-law Bob Johnson.  A visitation and memorial service is scheduled from…

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    Grace M. Finney

    Grace Marie Finney, age 73, of Round Lake passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019.  A visitation and funeral service will be held at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm with the funeral service commencing at 4:00pm. For more information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.StrangFuneral.org.

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    M. Evangelina Pineda

    Maria Evangelina Alvarenga Pineda, age 81, a resident of Lake Villa, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at her home.  She was born November 16, 1937 in El Salvador.  Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.  The funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

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    Maria Evangelina Pineda

    Maria Evangelina Alvarenga Pineda, age 81, a resident of Lake Villa, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at her home.  She was born November 16, 1937 in El Salvador.  Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.  The funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 12:00pm also at Strang Funeral Chapel.  Interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

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    Barbara Payton

    Barbara A. Payton, age 75, passed away on September 17, 2019.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2019 from 10:00am until 11:00am with the funeral service commencing at 11:00am at Lakeland Baptist Church, 24551 West Grand Ave, Lake Villa, IL 60046. Interment will be held after the services at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville, IL.

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    Julie A. Ridge

    Julie A. Ridge, 34, a resident of Gurnee, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Advocate Condell in Libertyville, IL.  She was born December 26, 1984 in Chicago to Randy and Patty Ridge.  Julie was a member of Independence Park in Chicago and Warren Special Rec.  She participated in the Special Olympics enjoying the ice skating, broad jump, and other track and field events.  Julie is survived by her mother Patty Ridge, her father and step-mother Randy (Sherry) Ridge, her siblings Greg (Ashley) Ridge, Scott Ridge, Alex Mikrut, and John (Molly) Mikrut, her beloved friends Kim Fratus and Kevin Thomas, and she was a cousin and niece to many.  She…

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    Gerhardt Henry Linnemann

    Gerhardt “Gerry” Henry Linnemann, 76, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Journey Care Hospice in Barrington, IL.  He was born April 5, 1943 in Chicago, IL to Henry and Elizabeth Linnemann.  Gerhardt was a graduate of Luther North High School.  He was a veteran of the US Army having served in the Vietnam War.  Gerhardt was a former and active member of St. Johns/Ascension Church in Niles and a current and active member of Lord of Glory in Grayslake.  He was a former member of the Winnetka Lions Club and enjoyed photography and traveling.  Gerhardt is survived by his wife of 52 years, Becky,…

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    Denise Schlappi

    On Thursday, September 20, 2019, Denise Schlappi, daughter, sister, wife, mother, teacher, and grandmother moved on to Glory at the age of 63. We chose to Celebrate Denise on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Living Waters Assembly of God in Grayslake at 3:00 PM. This Celebration was a time for us to remember all that God accomplished in and through her! You may view the service here: https://youtu.be/aKpn0_P8pIk Born April 1, 1956, Denise was one of nine children born to Frank and Patricia Lemcke of Hoffman Estates. In 1983, at her family’s home and surrounded by her loved ones, she married her husband of 36 years, Cecil Schlappi; together they raised their children…

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    Midge Templin

    Midge Templin, age 78, of Round Lake, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 20, 2019.  She was born on May 7, 1941 in Chicago to Walter and Florence Grabow. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, James; children, Steven Smith and Sherri Schmidt; granddaughter, Samantha Schmidt; siblings, Gary, Bonnie and Suzette.  She was preceded in death by her parents. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 3:00pm until 5:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

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    Pearl I. Nerroth

    Pearl Irene Nerroth, age 94, of Lindenhurst, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 13, 2019 at her home.  She was born on December 25, 1924 in Chicago to George and Elsie (nee Krumrei) Scherer.  Pearl was the long time owner of Nerroth’s Spot-Lite Food Mart in Gages Lake, Il.  She loved and cared for her community greatly.  Pearl was a proud member of St. Gilbert’s Catholic Church and a Lioness of the Gagewood Lions Club.  In her free time she enjoyed volunteering, having luncheons with friends, and traveling around the world with her husband.  Pearl had so much joy becoming a great-grandma.  Her love and dedication to her family was…

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    Clyde E. Jones Sr.

    Mr. Clyde Elmo Jones, Sr., 92, of Grenada, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019 at his residence. He was born May 24, 1927 in Montgomery County to John Carson and Beatrice Gertrude Shorts Jones. Mr. Jones was an active member and Deacon at Enon Baptist Church in Grenada and was a World War II Army Veteran. He retired as a machinist at the Teletype Corporation. Mr. Jones was an avid outdoorsman having enjoyed many days camping and fishing.  Survivors include his wife, Annie Louise Massey Jones; three daughters, Peggy Burk(Jimmy) of Round Lake, IL, Myrtle Ann Palmer(Brian) of Enumclaw, WA and Barbara Hawkins of Lake Villa, IL; two sons, Charles…

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    Willard J. Clauser

    Willard J. Clauser, age 96, a resident of Wildwood, passed away Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at Advocate Condell Hospital.   He was born April 7th, 1923 in Chicago to David C. and Olive K. (Kaufman) Clauser. He was a veteran of WW2 and the Battle of the Bulge, where his strong faith helped him get through.   He was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 73, celebrating 75 years this year.  He enjoyed gardening, bee keeping, tinkering with and building things, helping others whenever possible, but most of all he loved his family and grandchildren  He is preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Barbara, whom he…

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    Roger J. Skoglund

    After 94 years of life the Lord called Roger Skoglund home on September 7, 2019. His life was filled with the love of family and friends and he will be missed. Not a day went by that he wasn’t brightening someone’s day with a good joke. He truly loved his family and made sure to pass on the legacy of love. Born in Chicago, Illinois to Mabel and Erik Skoglund, Roger was a WWII Veteran serving in France and Germany as an Artilleryman. As a teenager Roger traveled the Great Lakes on an Ore boat serving as a Merchant Marine. In 1950 Roger and his wife Mary Jane started a…

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    Ray Cooley

    Raymond J. Cooley (CPD retired) age 71, August 29, 2019.  Son of the late Raymond and Lillian (Schumacher) Cooley.  Father of Kathleen (Jeff) Anderson and Shannon (Guadalupe Casillas) Cooley.  Brother of Kathleen (Robert) Sharkey, Maureen (the late Keith) Hagen and Mary Anne Cannon.  Grandfather of Jeffrey and Jessie Anderson and Lyndon and Brynn Casillas.  Uncle of Mark (Anna) Sharkey, Michael (Kristina) Sharkey, Matthew Sharkey, Jeffrey Hagen and Brian (Caitlin) Hagen and their children Andrew, Scott, Brett, Caylee, Joseph and Bodhi.  Cousin of many.  Retired Chicago Police Officer, realtor, and former owner of Ray’s Red Hots (near Maxwell Street).  Ray was also a noted coin and currency collector and will be…

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    Randall S. Kuras

    Randall S. Kuras, 72, passed away August 29, 2019. A memorial visitation and service will be held Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 12:00pm until 3:00pm with the memorial service commencing at 3:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.

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    Angel M. Gomez

    Angel M. Gomez, 53, a resident of Round Lake Beach, IL, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019 at his home.  He was born December 11, 1965 in Mexico to Erasmo Gomez and Maria Concepcion Espinoza.  Angel loved work, music, dancing, food, and especially his grandchildren.  Angel is survived by his wife of 33 years, Angela Gomez, his children Ana (Fernando) Vega and Angel (Alondra) Gomez, his grandchildren Gianni Vega, Christian Vega, Evan Angel Gomez, and Amaya Gomez, and his siblings Maria Gaudalupe, Erasmo, Maria Isabel, Alfonso, Socorro, Maria Concepcion, Maria del Carmen, Rosa Maria.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  A visitation is scheduled for Friday, September 13,…

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    Diane S. Gabl

    Diane S. Gabl, 59, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019.   A funeral mass is scheduled for Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 6401 Gages Lake Rd. Gurnee, IL 60031. Memorial donations may be made to the ASPCA or the Lake County Humane Society.  All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

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    Carol A. Mede

    Carol Ann Mede, 58, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 after a 19 month battle with pancreatic cancer. She had a positive attitude throughout her treatment and saw joy in each day. Family and friends were very dear to Carol, and she treasured the simple gift of togetherness. Being a wife and mother was everything she ever wanted, and she was blessed with a wonderful husband and daughter.  Carol was a graduate of Purdue University and worked in computer systems for Energy Absorption in Chicago. She married her husband Gary in 2000 and moved from Orland Park to Grayslake. She regularly attended St. Gilbert Parish, and volunteered countless hours…

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    Chad P. Nielsen

    Chad Paul Nielsen age 42 of Buffalo Grove passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. He was a 1995 graduate of Buffalo Grove High School, Inbound Team Leader at CDW and Logistics Coordinator at Zebra Technologies, Chad was the beloved son of John (Mary) Nielsen IV. Loving brother of Natalie (Bart) Hoppe, Michele (John Treichler) Nielsen, John Nielsen V, Adam (Nicola) Nielsen, Kim (Joseph) Disalvo, Melissa (Brent) Dominowski, Todd Nielsen and Shelly (Bill) Salowitz and the uncle and cousin of many. He enjoyed camping, being outside and loved his family. His sense of humor left everyone smiling.  Family, friends and others whose lives Chad touched are invited to attend…

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    James W. Sassen

    James W. Sassen, 88, a resident of Libertyville, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Libertyville Manor.  He was born December 18, 1930 in Springfield, OH, to Aloysius and Ellen Sassen.  James served for the Air Force during the Korean War, following his service he graduated from Xavier University in 1957 and later continued his education getting his Master’s degree two years later.  He worked for over 30 years for Jesuit Universities.  James enjoyed golfing, woodworking, and volunteering.  James is survived by his wife of 61 years, Helen, his children Timothy (Shelly) Sassen, Patrick (Betsie) Sassen, and Matthew Sassen, his grandchildren Trevor Sassen, Noah Montague, Tierney Sassen, and Connell Sassen,…

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    John H. “Jack” Idstein

    John H. “Jack” Idstein, 91, a resident of Lindenhurst and formerly of Grayslake, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at the Village of Victory Lakes in Lindenhurst.  He was born November 8, 1927 in Chicago, IL to Joseph  and Anna Mae Idstein.  He was a member of St. Gilbert Catholic Church.  Jack met his wife, Mary, at a local Young Peoples Club, where they both started their love for skits, etc.  After moving to Grayslake in 1953, Jack sang in the Choir at St. Gilberts for over 50 years and was very active with the Knights of Columbus. Jack served in the United States Army.  He began his career as…

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    Loann Werner

    Loann Frances Werner, 86, a resident of Fox Lake, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at her home.  She was born November 10, 1932 in Waukegan, IL to Willis and Loretta Holt.  Loann was a member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem and the  Eastern Star.  Loann is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jack Werner, her children Ray (Vickie) Crosby of Homer Glen, IL, Cindy (Steve) Landree of Waukegan, IL, Lori (Pete) Lambert of Genoa City, WI, Cathy (Larry) Larson of Crystal Lake, IL, Russ (Anita) Crosby of Alpharetta, GA, Jack (Barb) Werner of Lake Villa, IL, Jeri (Ray) Hardesty of McHenry, IL, and Bill (Melody) Werner of…

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    Steven V. Brajcki

    It is with great sadness that the family of Steven V. Brajcki announces his passing after a brief illness, on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the age of 59.   Steven will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Robert J. and Patricia A. Brajcki; his children, Cheri’ (David) Ferguson, Jessica (Robert) Berg, Stefanie, Ashley and Jason L. McWilliams-Brajcki; loving brother to Julie A. (James P.) Waterstraat and the late Robert M. Brajcki; fond Uncle to Bryan (Marcy) Waterstraat, Coleen (Michael) Watson and William Pissios; forever remembered by his grandchildren, Simona A. Berg, Maxwell R. Ferguson, Arabella A. Chonko and Ava M. McGinley; great uncle to Zoe A. and Asher M. Watson,…

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    Patrick Burke Richards

    Patrick Burke Richards, age 67, a resident of Spring Grove, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019.  He was born on March 18, 1952 in Santa Monica, CA to Thomas E. III and Elizabeth A. (Burke) Richards. He is survived by his three children, Cathy (Tony) Gonzalez of Ingleside, Christy (Jorge) Martinez of North Chicago, and Drew (Dianna) Richards of  Round Lake Beach; eight grandchildren, Danny Gonzalez of Ingleside, Gio Gonzalez of Ingleside, Tony Gonzalez Jr. of Gurnee, Adryan Gonzalez of Ingleside, Damien Urbina-Richards of North Chicago, Garbriel Martinez of North Chicago, Ethyn Martinez of North Chicago and Dakota Richards of Round Lake Beach; and three siblings, Michael (Joyce) Richards of…

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    Siedlecki, Elizabeth “Betty”

    Elizabeth “ Betty” Siedlecki was born in Whaley Bridge, England on March 27, 1924 and passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the age of 95.  She was a 60 year resident of Grayslake.  In 1945, at the end of WWII, she met and married Eugene Siedlecki, a Polish Royal Airforce flier.  The couple immigrated with their two young children to the United States in 1948.  They soon purchased an old schoolhouse in Hebron, IL, moved it 20 miles down the highway, renovated it and created a home for their family in Woodstock, IL.  In 1960 they purchased five acres of farmland in Grayslake adjacent to what was soon…

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    Ada Fritts

    Ada Fritts, age 58, of Third Lake passed away on August 3, 2019 at Lake Forest Hospital.  She was born in Highland Park on September 12, 1960 to the late Erasmo and Bertha Gonzales.  She is survived by her husband, Robert Fritts, whom she married on May 13, 2000 in Sedona, AZ; her sister, Melinda Gonzales; many aunts and uncles; and several cousins.  She was preceded in death by her parents.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 10:00am until 1:00pm with the funeral service commencing at 1:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be…

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    Lester “Les” E. Stang

    Lester “Les” E. Stang, age 89, of Grayslake passed away on July 28, 2019.  A visitation will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 3, 2019 at St. Gilbert Catholic Church, 301 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville. For more information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.StrangFuneral.org.

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    Jaskaran Singh

    Jaskaran Singh, age 23, of Gurnee passed away on July 27, 2019.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 11:00am until 1:00pm with the funeral service commencing at 1: 00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.StrangFuneral.org.

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    Lloyd R. Sparks

    Lloyd R. Sparks, age 70, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at his home.  He was born on November 6, 1948 in Colbert County, Alabama. He was a Mason, a veteran of the US Army and member of the American Legion.  He was retired from Drake Concrete. Lloyd is survived by his wife, Barbara Sparks, whom he married on June 17, 1990; his children, Tina Sparks, Tiffany (Eric) King, Frank (Stacey) Kindle, and Ryan (Katrina) Kindle; his grandchildren, Matthew, Kayleigh, Kenadie, Mason, Cameron and Dylan; and his siblings, Melvin, J.W., Hillard, Cecil, and Peggy.  He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Netty Sparks; daughter, Ashley Sparks;…

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    Jennifer C. Kober

    Jennifer C. Kober, 41, a resident of McHenry, IL, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at her home.  She was born January 11, 1978 in Waukegan, IL.  Jennifer was a member of the Jewish Synagogue of Lake County.  She was a human rights activist with Hotel Rwanda Foundation Chicago and a member of the Avon Township Community Garden.  Jennifer worked as a customer care service rep, hotel management, and administration.  Jennifer is survived by her mother Denise (step-father Lauren) Meyer of McHenry, her father Patrick Kober of Round Lake, her sister Emily (Jason) Neel of Round Lake, her brother Tim (Catrina) Kober of Round Lake, her nieces and nephews Kimberly…

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    Gerhard Kutzora

    Gerhard Kutzora, age 83, a resident of Grayslake, passed away on July 24, 2019 at Condell Hospital in Libertyville.  He was born on October 9, 1935 in Germany to Emil and Emilie Kutzora.  He is survived by his wife, Irma of 57 years whom he married August 30, 1962 in Chicago.  He is further survived by his children, Peter (Robin) of Richfield, WI and Eric (Linda) of Round Lake, IL; grandchildren, Ryan Kutzora of Richfield, WI, Paige Kutzora of Cincinatti, OH, and Vicki Lange of Rockford, IL; and 5 great-grandchildren, Nick, Mason, Emily, Ellen and Elijah; and brother, Bernhard of Germany.  He is preceded in death by his grandson, Mattew…

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    Eva L. Sereno

    Eva L. Sereno, 86, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at her home in Grayslake.  She was born August 22, 1932 in Chicago, IL to Anst and Eva Ostermeyer.  Eva worked as a secretary to the Commanding Officer of Supply Depot at Great Lakes Naval Base for 15 years and 10 years at College Lake of County.  Eva loved spending time with her husband and her grandchildren.  In her earlier years, Eva enjoyed skiing, ice skating, and crossstitch.  Eva is survived by her husband Anthony Sereno, her children Nicholas Sereno and Susan Brown, her grandchildren Taylor Jaranson and Devon Brown, and her great-grandchild Asher Jaranson. …

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    Robert A. Nykaza

    Robert A. Nykaza Sr., age 75, of Grayslake, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Lake Forest at Northwestern Medical Center.  He was born October 7, 1943  in Chicago to Bernard and Mary Nykaza.  Robert was a union member of Local #17 Heat and Frost Insulators for over 45 years and a parishioner of St. Gilbert Catholic Church.  He loved spending time in Wisconsin at the cabin he built as well as visiting his family in Michigan.  Robert enjoyed spending time with his family as well as golfing, and fishing.  Robert is survived by his children Robert Nykaza Jr. and Jeff (Jennifer) Nykaza Sr., his grandchildren Ariana Nykaza, Jeffrey Nykaza…

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    Ronald E. Munts

    Ronald E. Munts, age 87, of Grayslake passed away on July 19, 2019.  He was born in Streator, IL on February 21, 1932 to the late Charles Munts and Dorothy Munts-Bruni.  He graduated from Grant Community High School in 1951.  He served in the Army during the Korean era from 1951-1953, serving in Germany as Corporal.  He was a member of the United Protestant Church of Grayslake, American Legion Post #659, Rising Sun Lodge #115, and Eastern Star Libertyville Chapter #438.  He worked as a machinist for over for 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn (Stang) Munts; whom he married in 1956.  His children, Joanne (Dennis) Vojcak,…

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    Virginia L. Kolseth

    Virginia “Ginny” Lee Kolseth nee Dobbs, 90 passed away July 15th at Warren Barr Lincolnshire. She was born on December 23, 1928 in Chicago ,  graduated from Morton High School (Cicero, IL) and graduated from the University of Miami (FL). She worked for Equitable Insurance where she worked until 1958. In 1956, she married Donald and they raised their family in Bellwood, IL, where she enjoyed working as a  substitute teacher as well as a teacher for children with special needs. She retired when Don was transferred to Louisville, KY in 1968. Ginny loved water skiing, golf, knitting, sewing, quilting and travel. They retired in Lake Geneva, WI, where she…