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Death Notices from 3-20-14

Lloyd J. Heim
Am Flag copy Lloyd J. Heim, 81, of Worth died Monday in Westmont. Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Mass is at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Ridge. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre.
  Mr. Heim was survived by his children Jim (Lisa) Heim, Kathy (Pete) Hamot and Michael Heim and his borthers and sisters Dorothy Waschuck, Elaine (Ed) Maurer and Lorraine Klem. He was born in Escawaba, Mich., was a diesel mechanic and a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Mary E. O’Connell
  Mary E. O’Connell, née Cooper, 71, of Palos Hills died Friday at home. Visitation was Tuesday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. The funeral was Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery.
  Ms. O’Connell was survived by Eileen (Stan) Jones, Timothy (Kristen), Thomas (Lynn) and Mary Ann DiDio. She was born in Chicago and worked in the manufacturing industry.

William "Bill" White

William “Bill” White
83, of Lowell, IN, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014.  Survived by his wife, Marilyn, children, Tom, Jeff (Shari), both of Lowell, IN and Tim of Palos Heights, IL, grandsons, Ryan (Lindsey) and Brendan and sister, Mary Ruth Mitchanis of Homer Glen, IL. Preceded in death by daughter-in-law Aggie.  Bill was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War and member of the VFW #3580 in Blue Island.  Cremation will precede a Gathering and Dinner, Saturday, March 15th from 4:30-6:30 at Dick’s Restaurant, St. John, IN.  Services provided by Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave. in Lowell, IN.  www.sheetsfuneral.com

Death Notice from 3-13-14

Matthew J. Meier
Matthew J. Meier, 5, of Oak Lawn died Feb. 28. Visitation was held Thursday at Robert J. Sheehy and Sons Funeral Homer in Orland Park. A funeral service was held Friday at at Living Word Lutheran Church in Orland Park. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

He was survived by parents Matthew and Amy (Conta) Meier.

Death Notice from 3-6-14

Helena Grzesiuk
Helena Grzesiuk nee Obirek, 90, of South Haven Michigan, formerly of Oak Lawn, died Feb. 24 at Countryside Nursing Home in South Haven Michigan. Visitation was held last Wednesday at Lawn Funeral Home in Tinley Park. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Orland Hills and interment was at Resurrection Cemetery.
Mrs. Grzesiuk is survived by her children Stanley (Nika) Kolby, Christine (Agis) Ntanos and Mary Ellen (John) Ukleja, seven grandchildren 12 great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. Mrs Grzesiuk was born in Poland and worked as a janitress at The Civic Opera House for more than 40 years.

FLAG-PINJohn Hagemann
John Hagemann, 87, formerly of Worth died at Marian Village in Homer Glen. Visitation was Monday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home and Mass was held at Marian Village in Homer Glen.
Mr. Hegemann was survived by daughter Johanna (Gary). He was born in Yugoslavia and was a Chicago police lieutenant and World War II veteran.

Joseph Rachowicz
Joseph Rachowicz , 99, of Chicago Ridge died Feb. 23 at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. Visitation was Friday at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth and Mass was Saturday at Our Lady of the Ridge Church. Burial was as Resurrection Cemetery.
Mr. Rachowicz was survived by children Robert, Micharl and Ronald Rachowicz. He was born in Benton and worked as a tool and die maker. He was also a former Chicago Ridge Trustee and volunteer fireman.

Josephine A. Silberg
Josephine A. Silberg, 89, formerly of Palos Hills died Monday at Palos Community Hospital. Visitation is Friday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Palos Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 S. Southwest Highway in Palos Hills and Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church.
Mrs. Silberg was survived by children Robert Allen (Louisa) and Sharon Joy (Patrick) Knytych. She was born in Chicago Heights, worked in the retail industry and was a member of Palos Hills Horizons, Oak Lawn Prime Tymers, Bridgeview Golden Agers and Sacred Heart Fun Club.

Death Notice from 2-27-14

FLAG-PINThomas W. Eder
  Thomas W. Eder, 66, of Palos Hills died Feb. 18 at his home. Visitation was Friday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home and the funeral was Saturday at Sacred Heart Church.

  Mr. Eder was survived by his wife Jeanne (Cannon) and children Kristin, Kara and Colleen Eder. He was born in Evergreen Park and worked as an insulator. We was a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard.