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    James M. Renk Jr.

    James M. Renk, Jr., 63, of Huntley formerly of Arlington Heights passed away Monday, September 24, 2018 at UIC in Chicago. He was born July 26, 1955 in Chicago the son of James M. Sr. and Marguerite (McGann) Renk. Richard was a carpenter by trade and will be missed by all. Surviving are his son, Cassidy “C.J.” Renk; siblings, Judy (Jim) Hart, Denise (Joe) Hartray, Diane (Jeff) Davenport, Robert (Sharon) Renk, and Richard Renk; ex-wife, Stephanie Gavin; and many nieces and nephews. Her was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Brian. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Sat. Oct. 13, 2018…

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    Lauritza "Loretta" Simonson

    LAURITZA ‘LORETTA’ SIMONSON (nee GULLAKSEN) WAS BORN MARCH 23, 1921, IN BERGEN, NORWAY, TO THE LATE RAGNVALD AND LAURITZA (BERENTSEN) GULLAKSEN. THE YOUNGEST OF 5 CHILDREN, SHE CAME TO AMERICA AT THE AGE OF 7, AND SETTLED IN CHICAGO, IL. SHE MARRIED WALTER H. SIMONSON ON AUGUST 17, 1946, AND ENJOYED 59 YEARS OF MARRIAGE BEFORE HIS DEATH IN 2006. SHE JOINED THE LORD ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2018. LORETTA WAS A LICENSED BEAUTICIAN AND WORKED FOR MANY YEARS AT A SALON IN CHICAGO BEFORE RETIRING TO BE A FULL-TIME MOM. TOGETHER SHE AND WALTER BUILT THE HOUSE THAT SHE LIVED IN UNTIL HER DEATH. SHE LOVED HORSEBACK RIDING AND INSTILLED…

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    Sandra R. Tomaino

    HUNTLEY – Sandra R. (Nipper) Tomaino, 81, of Huntley, died Friday September 14, 2018, at her home. She was born November 26, 1936 in Waterloo, Iowa the only child of Gerald and Dolores (Ericksen) Nipper. After high school, she moved to Chicago to pursue a career in radiology where she met Kenneth Tomaino and they were married on January 29, 1959 in Chicago. Sandra loved suntanning, gardening, golf, and playing cards with her friends. She will be deeply missed. Surviving are her children, Jamie Tomaino, Robert (Denise) Tomaino, and Debbie (Gene) Simpson; grandchildren, Courtney, Rebecca, Kaitlyn (Michael McLaughlin), and Geoffrey Tomaino, and Megan and Brett Simpson. She was preceded in…

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    Diane M. Kaleta

    Diane M. Kaleta, 72, of Huntley passed away suddenly Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Centegra Hospital in Huntley. She was born July 7, 1946 in Chicago the daughter of Edward and Helen (Czternastk) Bielawa. On September 3 she married Ken Kaleta in Chicago at Our Lady of the Angels church. Diane and Ken were avid Cubs fans. She will be deeply missed. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ken; brother-in-law, Stan (Susan) Kaleta; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Kenneth Jr. Visitation will be on Monday, September 17 at the James A. O’Connor Funeral Home from 3:00 pm to 8:00…

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    Patricia Ann Johnson

    Patricia “Pat” Kunde Johnson, 75, of Florence, AZ, formerly of Marengo passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 in Woodstock. She was born March 5, 1943 in Elgin the daughter of Harold and Adeline (Schinske) Kunde. Pat was raised in Huntley, attending Huntley High School and proudly held the honor of being the first Huntley Redskin mascot. With her former husband, Roger Kitchen she was the co-owner of Kitchen Insurance in Marengo. She later worked as the Clerk of the Family Court in McHenry Co. for over 15 years. Pat married Roger Johnson in 2001 and retired and moved to Arizona in 2008. She had an amazing faith and was a…

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    Baby Faelyn Marion Rose Palczynski-Larson

    Baby Faelyn Marion Rose Palczynski-Larson went to heaven on Monday, July 30, 2018. She is survived by her parents, Matthew Larson and Amanda Palczynski; maternal grandparents, Peter (Lorrie) Palczynski; paternal grandparents, Lorrainne (stepfather, Joseph) McIver, and Guy Larson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley. Visitation will be prior to mass from 9 am until 10 am. Burial will follow in the St. Mary Cemetery.

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    Raul M Alatorre

    Raul M. Alatorre, 92, of Woodstock, passed away July 22, 2018 at JourneyCare in Woodstock. He was born Aug. 24, 1925 in Kansas City, MO the son of Leon and Consuelo (Melendes) Alatorre. Raul was a loving husband to Ernestina Flores-Villa, a love that was inspirational and survived many life challenges. Raul was an avid guitar player, and in his prime a professional wrestler. He loved swimming, long road trips, singing and always joking around. He will be deeply missed. Surviving are his nine children, Victoria, Mario, and Hector Salazar, Sonia Malinowski, Consuelo Ashley, Ernestina, Virginia, Raul, and Eugenia Alatorre; 5 granddaughters; 5 grandsons; 8 great grandsons; 4 great granddaughters;…

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    Ronald F. Fry DDS

    Dr. Ronald F. Fry, DDS, 84, of Huntley, IL passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Huntley. He was born Aug. 21, 1933 in Spokane, WA the son of Don and Margaret Fry. He attended Gonzaga High School where he was a member of the football team and went on to attain his Bachelor’s Degree at Washington State University. As a U.S. Air Force officer, then Lt. Fry served at a radar station on the DEW Line in the Arctic. After leaving active duty he continued serving in the Air Force Reserve, rising to his final rank of Captain. Graduating in 1963 from the Marquette University School of Dentistry, Dr.…

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    Shirley A. Brady

    Shirley A. Brady, 81, of Huntley passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 in Huntley. She was born Jan. 28, 1937 in Chicago the daughter of Joseph and Estelle (Sokolowski) Jachna. On Jan. 1, 1959 in Chicago she married Patrick Brady. Shirley was a secretary in the insurance industry. She loved the outdoors, flowers, cooking, scrapbooking, bingo, traveling, and jigsaw puzzles. She was loved by all and will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Patrick; son, Michael P.; brother, Roger (Ruth) Jachna; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Cheryl Bansley; son, William F. Brady;…

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    Clarence John Leinwander Jr.

    Clarence John Leinwander, Jr., 85, of Huntley passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. He was born June 13, 1933 in Chicago the son of Clarence Sr. and Lydia (Dycke) Leinwander. Clarence was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a commercial and industrial appraiser for 20 years, and he enjoyed target shooting sometimes making his own bullets. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntley. He is survived by his wife, June (nee Kaiser); sons, Dan (Sonia), and Michael (the late Kimberly); granddaughter, Nancy; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. The…

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    Sharyn L. Bobera

    Sharyn L. Bobera, 76, of Sun City, Huntley passed away suddenly Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Centegra Hospital in Huntley. Arrangements are pending.

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    Margaret A. Manning

    Margaret A. “Peggy” Manning, 80, of Huntley passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Centegra Hospital in Huntley. She was born June 20, 1937 in Elgin the daughter of Edmond and Mabel (Donahue) Hemmer. On Dec. 28, 1963 in Huntley she married Joseph Manning. As a lifelong resident of Huntley, Peggy truly “bloomed where she was planted.” She often sang and entertained at family gatherings as a child and would go on to be the wedding and funeral Mass soloist at St. Mary’s as a young woman. A few years later, while working in the sales department of the Elgin Watch Company, she was the director of the St. Mary…

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    Adele E. Roberts

    Adele E. Schneider Rizzo Roberts, 89, of Huntley passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018. She was born November 25, 1928 in Naugart, WI the daughter of Reinhold and Anna (Kellish) Adams. Adele was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Huntley. She was employed at Union Special for 25 yrs. Adele retired in 1991 to St. Germain, WI in 1991 where she continued to work at Three C’s Café as a cook for another 20 years. She was known for her homemade jam, potato pancakes, soup and also winning the local chili contest several times. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Surviving are her children,…

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    Milton L. Messick

    Milton L. Messick, 84, of Marengo passed away suddenly in his home on May 17, 2018. He was born on October 25, 1933 in Topika, Kansas the son of the late Clarence and Tressa (nee Melton) Messick. On June 11, 1966 in St. Louis, Missouri he married Joyce Thurman. Milton was a US Army Korean War Veteran, a member of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Kansas AF & AM and the Scottish Rite. He retired from Motorola after 34 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Joyce, Two children: Julie (David) Camel and Steven Messick. Four grandchildren: Grace and Olivia Camel and Cody and Tyler…

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    Daniel "Dan" J. Henry

      Daniel J. Henry, 92, of Algonquin and formerly of Chicago passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born November 1, 1921 in Chicago the son of Daniel D. and Henrietta M. (Born) Henry. He graduated from St. Jarwaths grammar school in 1935 and from Crane Tech High School in Chicago in 1939. He was a veteran of WWII, serving with the U.S. Navy. He married his wife Florence on July 2, 1949 in Chicago. He worked for 11 yrs for Cook Electric Co. in Chicago and over 31 yrs for A.B. Dick Co. in Niles. He worked…

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    Robert "Bob" J. Blair, Sr.

      Robert "Bob" Blair died June 24, 2014 at Alexian Brother’s Rehabilitation Center in Elk Grove Village after suffering a transient ischemic attack (TIA). Bob was born in Chicago’s Albany Park-Sunnyside and Lawndale-where he developed his lifelong love affair with cars, motorcycles, engines and grease.  His connection to vehicles was cultivated by his father, James Blair, who worked for Carl Zepp Ford Agency on Lawrence Avenue.  Following the untimely death of both of his parents when Bob was only 13 years old, he went to live with his mother Ruth’s parents and his younger sister Gloria (predeceased) went to live with their Aunt. In grade school, Bob met the true…

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    Dolores Marie Kappel

    Dolores Marie Kappel, 82, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Loving daughter of the late John and Mary (Parzych) Cwiklinski. Devoted wife of Rudy, who she married on July 5, 1958. Wonderful mother and friend to Sharon (Steve) Pooley and Susan (Matt) Rajzer. The best grandma in the world to Jacob Pooley. Dear Sister of John (Kay) Cwiklinski, Bernadine Cwiklinski (Tom Fox) and James (Lee Ann) Cwiklinski; Fond aunt, loyal friend and good neighbor to all. The Lord blessed Dolores with a beautiful and full life. Above all, she cherished her family and friends with all her heart and strength. Planning a family dinner, traveling with Rudy or playing dominoes…

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    Francis L. "Duke" Manning

    Francis L. "Duke" Manning, 83, of Huntley, passed away Friday, June27, 2014 at JourneyCare Hospice in Woodstock after a two week illness. He was born August 25, 1930 in Elgin, the son of Philip and Myrtle (Ryan) Manning of Rutland Township, Hampshire. On December 26, 1954 he married Mary Elizabeth Hemmer at St. Mary Church in Huntley. Francis was a 1948 graduate of Huntley High School and engaged in farming until 1957 when he was employed at Enos Conley and Sons in Huntley. He remained at that location under the subsequent owners, Custom Farm Services and McHenry Farm Service as the warehouse manager. His last years with McHenry Farm Service…

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    Carol M. Renkosik

    Carol M. Renkosik, 72, of Wheeling, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Lexington Health Care Center in Wheeling. She was born in Chicago, the daughter of Bertram and Adeline (Madary) Mitchell. On September 5, 1964 in Chicago, she married Robert F. Renkosik, Jr. Carol is survived by her children; Mark (Nicole) of Algonquin, Kim (Kevin) Gallo of Barrington, 6 grandchildren; Paige, Robert and Mia Renkosik, Jacqueline, Victoria and Robert Gallo, sisters; Dolores (Bernie) Dean, Gail (Dennis) Carr, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Robert in 1999. A Memorial Service for Carol will be held on Sunday, July 13 from 3…

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    Ralph L. Conley

    Ralph LeVasseur Conley, 78, of Union passed away suddenly early Saturday morning August 9, 2014 in his home. He was born July 30, 1936 in Green Bay, WI the son of Robert and Marie (Goodchild) Conley. Ralph married Bernice E. Nelson on June 23, 1956 in Wilmette and they resided in Wauconda for 25 yrs before moving to Union in 1984. Ralph worked for W.R. Meadows in Hampshire for 40 yrs. He was talented at woodworking and glasswork. He also enjoyed traveling, especially trips to Europe and visiting Bernice’s family in Sweden. He was a longtime devoted member of Sacred Heart Parish in Marengo. Surviving are his loving wife of…

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    Linda Sue Pilz – Treanor

    Linda Sue Pilz Treanor, 57, of Huntley, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. She was born March 9, 1957, the daughter of Robert "Bud" and Anna Mae (Harper) Pilz. Linda is survived by her children, Natalie Kohn and Patrick Treanor; granddaughter, Adrianna Kohn; two brothers, Rober (Carol) Pilz and Steven (Cindy) Pilz; nephew, Matthew Pilz; and niece, Grace Pilz. She was preceded in death by her parents; and nephew Nick Pilz. Visitation will be on Sunday, August, 17, 2014 from 2 – 6 pm at the James A. O’Connor Funeral Home, 11603 E. Main St, Huntley and will continue on Monday from 10:00 am…

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    Devin Alan Rahn

    Devin Alan Rahn, 26, of Lake in the Hills, passed away Thursday, August 14, 2014 at his home. He was born in Arlington Heights on May 5, 1988 the son of Mark Rahn and Elke (Bove) Rahn. Devin was a 2006 graduate of Jacobs High School and a graduate of Iowa State where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He worked at the Costco in L.I.T.H. for 5 years in the tire dept. during his college years. He was very smart and a self-motivated man. Devin was a very funny amateur comedian, co-founder of Dead End Comedy Club at the Penny Road Pub in Barrington. He was very…

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    Wandalee M. Zemko

    Wandalee M. Zemko, 93, of Buffalo Grove, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born on April 24, 1921, the daughter of Fred and Ruth (Flowers) Mashino. On November 11, 1942 she married Robert R. Zemko in Chicago. They made their home in Northbrook where they lived and raised their family for over 50 years until their move to Sun City, Huntley in 2004. They loved   traveling throughout the United States and Canada. Wandalee is survived by her son, Michael (Beverly) Zemko of Palatine; cherished grandchildren, Nicole Zemko, Angela (Jaime) Wilson, Andrew Zemko, Amy Zemko; great grandchildren, Amber and Samantha Tackett, Reggie,…

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    Theresse M. "Terry" Littwin

    Theresse M. "Terry" Littwin, 82, of Sun City, Huntley passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at her home. She was born in Chicago on Sept. 6, 1931 the daughter of Vincent and Helen (Ksiazek) Figura.  On June 23, 1951 she married Donald Littwin in Chicago. Terry is survived by her husband of 63 yrs, Donald; children, Donna (Don) Weissmueller, Marty (Belinda) Littwin, Mary (Mickey) Damhauser, David (Patty) Littwin, Jeannie (Andy) Parry, Jim (Tracy) Littwin; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Sarah, Michael, Dana, Michaela, Nicole, Jackie, Joshua, Eddie, Kristine, Brandon, Kyle; great-grandchildren,  Brady, Liam, Mae, Sloane and Olivia. She was preceded in death by her parents; son Joseph; four sisters, Loretta, Rita, Birdie and…