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DEATH NOTICES from August 22, 2013

Virginia A. Havlin
  Virginia A. Havlin, 92, formerly of Chicago Ridge died Aug. 19 in Burr Ridge.
  She is survived by her children Catherine Radowski, James Havlan, Elaine McKenney, Carol Rante and Mary Sanangelo. She had 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
  A funeral was held Aug. 21 at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge and burial was at St. Mary Cemetary in Evergreen Park.
  She was born in Chicago and was a homemaker.

William Tyler
  William Tyler, 82, of Worth died Aug. 12 at home.
  He is survived by his sister, Margaret Cozzone and children William Berlinn and Deborah Lightel.
  Visitation was Aug. 15 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth and the funeral was Aug. 16 at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills. Entombment was at Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.
  Mr. Tyler was born in Chicago and was a railroad worker.

William M. Gleason
  William M. Gleason, 57, of Evergreen Park died Aug. 7 in Palos Heights.

  He is survived by sisters Diane Worstell, Kathleen (Harold) Saving, Marianne (James) McKevitt, Laura Burke, Elizabeth (Daniel) Duschene and brother Edward Gleason.

  A memorial mass was held was held Aug. 12 at Our Lady of the Woods in Orland Park and there was a private interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
  Mr. Gleason was born in Evergreen Park and worked as a carpenter.

Daniel J. Gust
  Daniel J. Gust. 94, died Aug. 12 in Palos Heights.
  He is survived by his children David (Ruth) Gust, Mary Ann (Ron) Riordon, and Rosemary (Mike) Quinn.
  Visitation was Aug. 15 at the Palos Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. The feneral was at Sacred Heart Church and entombment was at Resurrection Mausoleum.
  Mr. Gust was born in Toledo and worked as a plant manager.

Death Notices from July 18, 2013

Robert W. Ball
  Robert W. Ball, 59, of Palos Hills, died July 10 at Palos Hospital. Visitation was held July 12 at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. A funeral service was held July 13 at the funeral home. Interment Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park.
  Mr. Ball is survived by his mother, Geraldine; his daughters, Tracy and Jessica; and his brother, Ronald.
  Mr. Ball was born in Chicago. He worked in the refrigeration industry as the longtime owner of Climatic Control.

Raymond G. Milnes Sr.
FLAG-PIN  Raymond G. Milnes Sr., 85, of Palos Heights, died on July 14. Visitation was held July 17 at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. A funeral mass is scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. today, July 18, at Sacred Heart Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
  Mr. Milnes is survived by his wife, Maybelle; his sons, Raymond Jr. and Scott; and his eight grandchildren.
  Mr. Milnes was a Navy veteran and spent many years volunteering at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. He worked in the real estate business.

Diana F. Modjeski
  Diana F. Modjeski, née Jancauskas, 71, of Oak Lawn, died July 4 at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Memorial visitation was held July 13 at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. A funeral service was held the same day at the funeral home.
  Mrs. Modjeski is survived by her sons, Christopher and Todd; her sisters, Celeste Motel and Cindy Braje; and her nephews and nieces.
  Mrs. Modjeski was born in Chicago. She worked in the candy industry.

Frank E. Stramaglia
FLAG-PIN  Frank E. Stramaglia, 83, of Palos Hills, died on July 12. Visitation was held July 17 at the Hills Funeral Home, 10201 S. Roberts Road in Palos Hills. A chapel service is scheduled to be held at 8 p.m. today, July 18, at the funeral home. Interment is private.
  Mr. Stramaglia is survived by his wife, Lillian; his son, Frank Jr.; his daughters, Bettiann and Mary Ann; his sister, Mary; his brothers, Alfred and Don; and his six grandchildren.
  Mr. Stramaglia was a Navy veteran of the Korean War Veteran. He worked with sheet metal and building.

DEATH NOTICES from July 11, 2013

Otha “Ray” Donaubauer
FLAG-PIN Ortha “Ray” Donaubauer, 66, of Alsip, died July 2. Visitation was held July 5 at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home in Oak Lawn. A funeral service was held July 6 at the funeral home. Interment was at Bethania Cemetery in Justice.
  Mr. Donaubauer is survived by his wife, Cheryl; his sons, Keith and Brian; his brothers, William and Bruce Linhart; his sisters, Joann Ivnes, Catherine Warren and Laura Smith; and six grandchildren.
  Mr. Donaubauer was born in St. Louis, Mo. He served in the Marines and fought in the Vietnam War. He worked as a foreman.

Manuela “Molly” S. LaBuda
  Manuela “Molly” LaBuda, 72, of Alsip, died July 3. Visitation was held July 5 at Curley Funeral Home in Chicago Ridge. A funeral Mass was held July 6 at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church in Oak Lawn. Interment was private.
  Mrs. LaBuda is survived by her husband, Ted LaBuda Sr.; her daughter, Ann Hayes; her son, Ted Jr.; and six grandchildren.
  Mrs. LaBuda was born in Spain. She was a homemaker.

John McPherson Cameron Harvey
  John McPherson Cameron Harvey, 83, of Worth, died June 24 at home. Visitation was held June 27 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral service was held the same day at the funeral home. Interment was private.
  Mr. Harvey is survived by his son, Mark; his daughter, Robin; and four grandchildren.
  Mr. Harvey was born in Scotland. He worked as an electrician.

Albert De Vries
FLAG-PIN  Albert De Vries, 91, of Chicago Ridge, died June 25. Visitation was held June 27 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral service was held June 28 at Faith Lutheran Churchin Oak Lawn. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery in Alsip.
  Mr. Harvey is survived by his wife, Louise; his son, John; his daughter, Carol; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
  Mr. Harvey was born in Chicago. He served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a truck driver.

Albert A. Fabianowicz
  Albert A. Fabianowicz, 67, of Worth, died June 25 at home. Visitation was held June 28 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral Mass was held the same day at the funeral home. Interment was at Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery in Alsip.
  Mr. Fabianowicz is survived by his sons, Tom and Teddy.
  Mr. Fabianowicz was born in Chicago. He worked as a prison guard.

Death Notices

James A. Brewer
  James A. Brewer, 49, died April 2 in Oak Lawn.
  Mr. Brewer was cremated.
  Mr. Brewer is survived by his daughters, Cassie and Kalina; his ex-wife, Maggie; and his sister, Deborah Palumbo.

Marta Elizabeth Cruz
  Marta Elizabeth Cruz, 77, of Worth, died April 10 at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. Visitation was held April 12 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral Mass was held April 13 at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge.
  Ms. Cruz is survived by her brothers, Jesse and Pasqual; and her sister, Anna Guerrero.
  Ms. Cruz was born in Laredo, Texas.

Stella Kamradt
  Stella Kamradt, 81, of Coloma, Mich., died April 11 in St. Joseph, Mich. Visitation and a funeral service were held April 19 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Interment was private.
  Ms. Kamradt is survived by her sons, Lawrence Mikolajczak and Edward Kamradt; her daughters, Sandra Bennett and Debra Kamradt; her sister, June Kamradt; her brothers, David and Daniel; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
  Mrs. Kamradt was born in Chicago. She worked for Veli’s Kofy Kup in Oak Lawn.

Elizabeth “Betty” McLaughlin
  Elizabeth “Betty” McLaughlin, 84, née Collins, of Chicago Ridge, died April 19 at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Visitation was held April 22 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Interment was private.
  Mrs. McLaughlin is survived by her daughter, Judy; her sons, Stephen and Alan; and two grandchildren.
  Mrs. McLaughlin was born in Athy, Ireland. She worked as a waitress at the Old Barn Restaurant in Burbank for more than 20 years.

Judith Rogers
  Judith Rogers, 73, née Lord, of Hiwassee, Ga., formerly of Palos Hills, died April 10 in Tennessee. A memorial Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St. in Palos Hills. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
  Mrs. Rogers is survived by her sons, Michael, David, John and Bill; her daughter, Nancie Bragg; her brother, Dennis; and 13 grandchildren.
  Mrs. Rogers was born in Chicago. She worked as a nurse.

William Rogers
  William Rogers, 74, of Hiwassee, Ga., formerly of Palos Hills, died April 10 in Tennessee. A memorial Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St. in Palos Hills. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
  Mr. Rogers is survived by his sons, Michael, David, John and Bill; his daughter, Nancie Bragg; his brother, Tom; his sister, Mary Lynn Cleveland; and 13 grandchildren.
  Mr. Rogers was born in Chicago. He worked for AT&T.

James A. Wojciechowski
  James A. Wojciechowski, 70, of Oak Lawn, died April 12 at home. Visitation and a funeral service were held April 16 at Chapel Hill Gardens South Funeral Home in Oak Lawn. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
  Mr. Wojciechowski is survived by his wife, Ruth; and one grandson.
 

DEATH NOTICES from July 4, 2013

John Harvey
  John McPherson Cameron Harvey, 83, of Palos Hills.
  Beloved husband of the late Rhoda; devoted father of Mark (Terese) Harvey and Robin (Victor) Landeros; loving grandfather of Jack and Peyton Harvey and Noah and Myles Landeros.
  A memorial gathering of family and friends was held last Thursday at the Schmaedeke Funeral Home, in Worth. Interment was private.