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Death Notice from 1-12-14

Mary Ann Bailey
Mary Ann Bailey (nee Tipping), 81, of Worth died May 27 at Christ Hospital. Visitation was May 30 at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. The funeral was June 1 at New Hope Church and interment was at Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park.

Ms. Bailey was survived by children Keith (Maribeth), Steven (Janice), Diane (Tom) Sinclair, Susan King and Nancy (Tom) Spizzirri. She was born in Chicago and was a homemaker.
Carol E. Clarke
Carol E. Clarke, 68, a former member of Mt. Zion Church in Oak Lawn, dies May 12. Arrangements were made by Kosary Fineral Home.

Michael Fredrek
Michael J. Fredrek, 92, of Evergreen Park died recently. Memorial mass was Saturday at St. Symphorosa FLAG-PINChurch in Chicago. Arrangements were made by Kosary Funeral Home.
Mr. Fredrek was survived by children Kathleen Headley and Patricia Zink. He was an offset pressman at International Harvester and Montgomery Ward and an Army Veteran of World War II.

Valerie Lebensorger
Valerie Lebensorger, 99, of Evergreen Park died recently. Visitation was May 23 at Kosary Funeral Home in Evergreen Park. Funeral service was May 24 at Queen of Martyrs Church and interment at St. Mary’s Cemetary.
Ms. Lebensorger was survived by children Thomas, Susan James, Joan Nammmari, William (Ruth), Fred and Mitzi.

Death Notice from 5-29-14

 

FLAG-PINGilbert F. Dobslaw
  Gilbert F. Dobslaw, 86, of Worth, died last Thursday at home. The service was Wednesday at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Worth and interment was at Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery.

  Mr. Dobslaw was survived by wife Gwendolyn (née Bender) and children Kimberly (Robert) Blecke, Alison (Michael) Klimasara and Mark (Tina) Dobslaw. He was born in Chicago, was a salesman and a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.

Allen M. Sommerfeld
  Allen M. Sommerfeld, 62, of Oak Lawn died earlier this month. Visitation was May 14 at Kosary Funeral Home in Evergreen Park and the service was held May 15 St. Peter Ev.. Lutheran Church in Chicago. Interment was at Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery.

  Mr. Sommerfeld was survived by his sister Karen and children Cheryl (David) Joseph and Dan (Jessica) Sommerfeld.

 

Death Notice from 5-22-14

Edith R. Lathus
Edith R. Lathus, 85, of Chicago Ridge died May 9 in Palos Community Hospital. Visitation was May 12 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home and a service was held at the chapel May 13 followed by burial at Evergreen Cemetery.
Ms. Lathus is survived by her children, Susan, Carol, Nancy, Sandy, Michael, James, Lynda, Vince, Lorie and Jeri. She was born in Chicago and was a homemaker.

Robert Vander Veen
Robert Vander Veen of Evergreen Park died April 18 at Christ Hospital. A memorial Mass was held Saturday at Most Holy Redeemer Church in Evergreen Park.
Mr. Vander Veen was survived by Anna (nee Kerner) and children Michael (Gerri) and Edward (Alice) Vander Veen. He was born in Chicago and worked as a truck driver.

Death Notice from 5-8-14

Robert J. Douglas
Robert J. Douglas, 73, of Chicago Ridge died Saturday at Christ Hospital. The Visitation was Wednesday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. The funeral is at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, at Our Lady of the Ridge Church. Interment is at Evergreen Cemetery.
Mr. Douglas is survived by partner Marge Talla and siblings Edna Dioguardi, Carol Gniedziejko and Gene Douglas. He was born in Chicago and worked in the manufacturing industry.

Linda M. Laurencell
Linda M. Laurencell, nee Schlegel, 68, of Chicago Ridge died April 29 at Manorcare in Oak Lawn. Visitation was April 30 and last Thursday at the Palos Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. The funeral was Friday at Our Lady of the Ridge Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery.
Ms. Laurencell was survived by her children, Phyllis (Rick) Simpson,  Patrice “Therese” Laurencell and Philip J. Laurencell. She was born in Chicago and worked at Jewel Foods for 40 years.

Joseph J. Mc Clowry
Joseph J. Mc Clowry, age 96, of Palos Hills died April 30 at Palos Community Hospital. Visitation was Friday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home. The funeral was Saturday at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery.
Mr. Mc Clowry is survived by his children Joan (Robert) Quillman, Alice Feeney Doherty, James (Mary Ellen) Mc Clowry, Daniel (Michaelle) Mc Clowry, Richard Mc Clowry, Celeste “Letty” (Tom) Keefe, Joseph (fiancé-Mary Madden) McClowry Jr., Therese (fiancé- Steve Barry)  Mc Clowry and Laura (Russell) Showalter. He was born in Chicago and worked as a business manager.

Anna Marie O’Neal
Anna Marie O’Neal, nee Karner, 80, of Chicago Ridge died last Thursday at Palos Community Hospital. Visitation was held Monday at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral service was held Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church in Oak Lawn.

Ms. O’Neal was survived by her children Gary O’Neal and Leann Lundgren and siblings Joseph Karner, Shirley Burkett and Herbert (Patricia) Karner. She was born in Chicago and worked as a printer.

Death Notice 4-24-14

John W. Roth
John W. Roth, 77, of Hickory Hills, formerly of Roberts Park, died last ThursdayFLAG-PIN in Hines. Visitation is Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 S. Southwest Hwy., Palos Hills. The funeral service is Friday at the funeral home but the time was pending as of Tuesday. Interment will be at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
Mr. Roth is survived by Donald (Jennifer) Roth, Victor (Karen) Roth, Harold (Marta) Wilkinson, Scott Wilkinson and T.J. (Carrie) Christie. He was born in Chicago, worked in the highway maintenance industry and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.