Death Notices from 10-10-13

Margaret N. Kinloch
  Margaret N. Kinloch (née Nielson), 86, of Chicago Ridge died Friday at Manor Care West in Palos Heights/ Services and interment were private.
  Mrs. Kinloch was born in Chicago and was a homemaker.

William F. Maloney
  William F. Maloney, 69, of Hickory Hills, died Friday at home. Visitation was Wednesday at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. The funeral is today, Thursday, at 10 a.m. at St. Patricia Church in Hickory Hills. Burial is today, Thursday, at Resurrection Cemetery.
  Mr. Maloney is survived by his wife, Sandra Maloney and children Paul, Holly Muehlbauer and Gregory Maloney. He was the brother of Mary (Michael) Tanty and Pat Maloney. He was born in Chicago and was a teacher for Chicago Public Schools for 35 years.

James J. Molnar
  James J. Molnar, 73, of Worth died Saturday at home. Visitation will be held today, Thursday, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Services will be at 11:30 Friday at the funeral home. Entombment is at Resurrection Cemetery.
  Mr. Molnar is survived by his brother, Leslie. He was born in East Chicago, Ind., and was a dock foreman.

Juanita C. Smith
  Juanita C. Smith (née Cladio), 91, of Worth died Sept. 30 at Palos Community Hospital. Visitation was last Thursday at Schmaedeke Funeral Home and the funeral was held Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills. Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.

  Mrs. Smith is survived by her children, Gilbert H. Smith and Menuela Guerra. Mrs. Smith was born in Texas and was a homemaker.

Death Notices from 9-26-13

Michael Conrad
  Michael Conrad, 43, of Worth died Sept. 7 at home. Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home and interment was private. Mr. Conrad was surived by his wife, Susan Conrad, and stepchildren Sydney, Taylor, Logan and Layla Warren. He was also survived by his father, Richard Conrad, mother, Sandra Smiley, brothers Dennis, Mac, David and James Conrad and sister Emily Conrad.
  Mr. Conrad was born in Oak Lawn and worked in construction as a foreman.

Debra Ann DiNaso
  Debrara Ann DiNaso, née Lanik, 54, of Oak Lawn died Sunday at the University of Chicago Hospital in Chicago. Visitation was Wednesday and a funeral Mass will take place at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, at St. Catherine of Alexandria in Oak Lawn. She is survived her husband, Charles DiNaso, her son Shawn Janet and daughter Dawn Williams. He is also survived by her sisters, Lynette Lanik and Denise (Jeff) DeLosMonteros and twin brother, Bryan Lanik.
  Mrs. DiNaso was born in Chicago and worked at Jewel Food Stores for more than 27 years.

Marilyn Fritz
  Marilyn Fritz, née Simkovich, 66, of Palos Hills died Sept. 13 in Norwich, CT. Visitation was held Friday at Schmaedeke Funeral Home and the funeral was Friday at Sacred Heart Chruch in Palos Hills.
  Ms. Fritz was born in Chicago and was an analyst for the federal government.

Jean M. Glockler
  Jean M. Glockler, 50, of Oak Lawn died Friday in Palos Heights. Visitation is at 6:30 p.m. today, Thursday and service is at 7:30 p.m. at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park. Cremation is private. Ms. Glockler is survived by her brothers, Bob (Rita) Glockler and Ronn (Chris) Glockler, and sisters Sue (Dan) Stevens and Jenny Glockler.
  Ms. Glockler was born in Oak Lawn and worked as a history teacher at Morraine Valley Community College.

June A. Stavropoulos
  June A. Stavopoulos née Majewski, 77, formerly of Palos Hills, died Sept. 14 in Georgia. Visitation was on Sept. 18 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home and a Mass was held at Our Lady of the Ridge in Chicago Ridge. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre. Ms. Stavropoulos was survived by her daughter, Melissa Stavropoulos.
  Ms. Stavopoulos was born in Chicago and was an artist.

Death Notices from 10-3-13


Bart John Kostrubala
  Bart John Kostrubala D.D.S, 84, of Oak Lawn died Sept. 24 at Christ Hospital. Visitation was held Monday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home. The funeral was held Tuesday at St. Germaine Church and interment was at Resurrection Cemetery. He was survived by his children, Bart. Jr. (Cindy), Sharon Kostrubala, Gary (Juliet), Craig (Kelly) and Mark.
  Mr. Kostrubala was born in Chicago and worked as a dentist for 54 years.

Suzanne Cure
  Suzanne Cure, 74, of Oak Lawn died last Thursday at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Visitation was Sunday at the Palos-Galdas Funeral Home. The funeral was on Monday at the funeral home and interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. She was survived Cecil “Junior” Cure, children Karen Machay, Jeffrey (Ramona) Machay and stepchildren Carl (Cindy) Cure and James Cure.
  Ms. Cure was born in Chicago and worked as a secretary.


Death Notices from 9-12-13

Kenneth A. Sevenberg
  Kenneth A. Sevenberg, 51, who was born in Oak Lawn, died Sunday in Frankfort. Visitation was held Wednesday at Colonial Chapel Orland Park and a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, at Cavalry Church in Orland Park. A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, today, at Orland Park Memorial Cemetery.
  Mr. Sevenberg is survived by his daughter, Lia Koning, son Will Sevenberg and sisters Cindy (Ken) Vander Laan and Kim (Bernie) Bukantis. He was the owner and operator of the KAS Plumbing Corporation.

Pearl A. Vanecko

  Pearl A. Vanecko (née Gottschalk) age 95, of San Diego, formerly of Palos Hills. Beloved wife of the late John S. Vanecko; Loving mother of John E. Vanecko (Raelene) and Pearl A. (Philip Sr.) Southwood; Cherished grandmother of Philip Jr. Southwood, Patricia Krolikowski (Adam), Suzanne (Nader) Mortazavi, and the late John A. Vanecko; Great-grandmother of seven; Dear sister of the late Ed Gottschalk, late Alice Davoren, and the late Lillian See; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. Retired employee of Spiegels and longtime member of Horizons Seniors Club.
  Visitation Wednesday 3:00-9:00 p.m. at Hills Funeral Home, Ltd. 10201 S. Roberts Rd. (8000W) Palos Hills. Funeral Thursday, Chapel Service 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Info. 708-598-5880 or

DEATH NOTICES from August 29, 2013

Charles F. Busch

  Charles F. Busch, 87, of Palos Hills died Tuesday at Palos Community Hospital.
  Visitation will be held Friday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. The funeral will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church of Palos Hills and burial will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Palos Hills.
  He is survived by his brother, Richard Joseph Busch.
  Mr. Busch was a life-long member of Sacred Heart Church, a member of the Holy Name Society, the Fun Club and New Horizon. He worked for the Pullman Car Company and Crowley-Sheppard Asphalt.
  He was born in Blue Island.

Lois M. Zuro
  Lois M. Zuro, née Sanders, 81, of Chicago Ridge died Aug. 21 at home.
  Visitation will be held Friday as friends and family will gather from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and a memorial service will follow at the Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth.
  Mrs. Zuro is survived by children Lorre Norwood and Michael Zuroplus four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
  She was born in Chicago and was a head purchaser for G.E. Railroad.

Paul De Grado
  Paul De Grado, 45, of Palos Hills died Sunday at his home.
  Visitation is today, Thursday, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at noon at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 S. Southwest Highway, Palos Hills. Interment is at Orland Memorial Park Cemetery.
  He is the son of Joseph (Ruth) and Lillian. He is the father of two daughters and the brother of Joseph and Lori Ann.
  He was born in Moline and worked several years with Cardinal Building Maintenance.