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Mon, December 27, 1999 And Area Death Reports • Localized By Region • Northwcst-Klorth-West-Fox Valley Page 5/Section 4: WEST.SUB.URBAN; Gudrun M. Baki of Downers Grove, formerly Napervtlle A Mass of Christian Burial for Gudrun M. Baki (nee Muench), 63, will be held at 9:30 a au. Tuesday, at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville. Born Jan. 12, 1936,. in Germany, she .died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, at Rush-Copley Memorial Hospital in Aurora. Interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Naperville. Mrs. Baki was a Naperville resident for more than 35 years. She had been a dining room manager at the White Eagle Club and former owner of Gudrun Willow Manor Restaurant, Survivors include her son, Joseph (Anne) Baki of Aurora; daughter, Julie (Jim) Springer of Lisle; grandchildren, Philip, Elizabeth and Kathetine Baki, and Dana Springer, brothers, Werner Muench, of Germany and Cuno Muench of Switzerland; and friend, Tom Gordon of Downers Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Baki; and brother, Siegfried Muench. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today, at Friedrieh- Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, DuPage Area Office, 999 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. For information, (630) 355-0213. James E. Beckely of Wheaton A public visitation for James E. Beckley, 58, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. 'Tuesday, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Road (one block east of Naperville Road), Wheaton. He died Saturday, Dec. 25, 1999, at Central DuPage Hospital of a severe asthma attack. Services will be private with a public service to be announced later. Mr. Beckley was a graduate of Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo. and received his law degree from Northwestern University Law School. He achieved national prominence as a securities litigator, successfully representing customers and brokerage firms over the last three decades. He was the elected president of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association and recently retired as a "public member" of the Securities Industry Conference on Arbitration, where he played an instrumental role in crafting the rules that govern securities arbitration. Mr. Beckley also served as an arbitrator witii the New York Stock Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade and frequently testified as an expert witness in securities cases. One of his more famous cases was an antitrust suit against Waste Management. Additionally, he was an amateur military historian and an active member of St. Petronella's Parish in Glen Ellyn, where he also sang in the choir. Survivors include his wife, Nena Gaines Beckley, daughters, Sarah (Wayne) Beckley Kramer and Marguerite Beckley; sons, James G. (Kim) Beekley and Michael B. Beckley; and granddaughter, Kate Beckley. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be sent to In His Steps Ministries, PO Box 827, Canton, MS 39046. For information, (630) 668-0016. , . , K'lajuqrrson .-Tim tnsw Marc L Neidhart of Naperville Funeral services for Marc L. Neidhart, 17, will begin at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Beidel- man-Ktmseh Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren St, Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Road, Naperville. Born March 19,1982, in Dodge City, Kan., he died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, at his home. Interment will be private. Marc had graduated from Gregory Middle School and was a senior at Neuqua Valley High School where he especially enjoyed the automotive technology program. He was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church in Naperville. Surviving are his parents, Paul and Alice (nee Bailey) Neidhart; brother, Christopher Neidhart of Naperville; paternal grandmother, Marjorie Neidhart of Hoisington, Kan.; maternal grandparents, Arthur and Katherine Bailey of Great Bend, Kan.; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Memorials in Mr. Neidhart's name may be made to the St. Raphael Catholic Church Building Fund, 1215 Modaff Road, Naperville, IL 60540. For information, (630) 355-0264. MyraDunn of Glen Ellyn Services for Myra Dunn (nee Turner) will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Congregation Etz Chaim, 1710 S. Highland Ave., Lombard. Interment will be in Menorah Gardens. She was the beloved wife of Michael; devoted mother of Sarah and Nathaniel; and dear sister of Malka Heinman, Mark (Barbara) and Leslie (Jo) Turner. Remembrances may be made to Project Ezra, c/o JUF, 1 Ben Gurion Way, Chicago, IL 60606 or the Cancer Research Foundation, 135 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1950, Chicago, IL 60603. Arrangements were made by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals, Skokie. For information, (847) 679-3939, (888)- LEVAYAH or www.levayah.com. Rose E Harley Prayers for Rose E. Harley (nee Paleilo) will be said at 9 a.m. Tuesday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle. Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Isidore Church. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur; dear sister of Frances Porcello, Fred (Helen), Larry (Pauline), Joseph (Betty) and the late Theresa (Cono) Lenzo, Michael (Marie) and Frank Paleilo; and dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. . For information, (630) 889-1700. Clarence M. "Rowdy" Mayr Prayers for Clarence M. "Rowdy Mayr, 91, formerly of Chicago, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Overman-Jones Funeral Home, 309 Joliet Road (corner of Routes 59 and 30), Plainfield. Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Immaculate Church, 129 S. Division St, Plainfield. Born June 27, 1908, in Chicago, he died Sunday, Dec. 2G, 1999, in Joliet. Interment will be in St. Casimir Cemetery, Chicago. Mr. Mayr was a lifelong resident of Chicago, recently moving to Plainfield. He was a member of the Southwest Federation located in Chicago. He was the husband of the late Alice (nee Kurmauskas); father of John M; Mayr of Orland Park, Charlotte Mayr of Plainfield, Geraldine M. Mayr of Plainfield, Dean (Ofiela) Mayr of Chicago, Cynthia Carroll of Chicago, and the late Daniel Mayr and Edward Bauman; and grandfather of Daniel R. Carroll. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, at the funeral home. For information, (815) 436-9221. Obituary Desk Staff Members Are Available Daily From 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Telephone 847-427-4776 Martha L Face «f Wheaton Martha L. Pace, 90, died Sunday, Dec. 26. Arrangements were made by Williams Kampp Funeral Home, Wheaton, 630-6680016. Margaret L "Marge" Ross ofNdperullle Services for Margaret L. "Marge" Ross, 87, formerly of Melrose Park, will begin at 9:15 a.m. today, at Fricdrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 801 S. Eola Road, Aurora. Born Oct. 5,1912, in Melrose Park, she died Friday, Dec. 24,1999, at Meadowbrook Manor of Naperville. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Mrs. Ross was a longtime resident of Melrose Park, coming to Naperville in 1986. She was employed by Jewel Food Stores for 20 years. Survivors include her daughter, Sandee (Ken) Stork of Naperville; grandsons, Jay Kristula of Naperville, Michael Stork of Aurora and Keith (Angela) Stork of Woodridge; granddaughter, Vicki (Mike) Albrecht of Batavia; great-grandchildren, Phillip. Mitchell, Daniel and Anna Albrecht, and Sharline and Wendee Stork, and Keith Stork Jr. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mrs. Ross' name may be made to lona Glos, S.L.C., 50 S. Fairbanks, House #6, Addison, IL 60101. For information, (630) 355-0213. David F. Steininger ofNapervitte Services for David F. Steininger, 73, begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Beidelman-Kilnsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Road, Naperville. Born Jan. 19,1926, in Chicago, he died Friday, De&.%tl99?rat<ManorCare Health Ser-/ viceSjjUi-.Naperville. Interment will be jnr Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. A four-year resident of Naperville, Mr. Steininger was a World War II Purple Heart Army veteran. He was a member of the Berkley American Legion Post, Moose Lodge of Antioch and St Raphael Catholic Church. Mr. Steininger retired in 1989 from Krivo Industrial Supplies Inc. hi Chicago, where he had been vice president of sales. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sylvia (nee Bares); son, David of Lombard; daughters, Nancy Lott of Downers Grove and Christine (Jack) Crowley of Bolingbrook; and grandchildren, Jessica Lott, and John David, Jacqueline, Nicoletta and Victoria Crowley. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Alice (nee Brichta) Steininger. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 pjn. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. For information, (630) 355-0264. Cannefla N. Tolitano Prayers for Carmella N. Tolitano (nee Sorrentino) will be said at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Road), Roselle. Mass will follow at 9:30 a.m. at Visitation Church in Elmhurst. Entombment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. She was the beloved wife of Anthony J.; devoted mother of Margaret (Matt) Dial, Rose Marie (Steve) Carvallo and Joseph Tolitano; loving daughter of Joseph and Rose Sorrentino; dear sister of Marie (Frank) Catalano, Ada (late Morrie) Spalla, Patricia (Carmine) Sorrentino and Wanda (late Phil) Evon; fond grandmother of Christian, Natalie and Sydney; daughter-in-law of Joseph and Margaret Tolitano. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p jn. Tuesday, at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Breast Cancer Society. For information, (630) 889-1700. Fox VALLEY -„. * OBITUARIES, Norman L Ackman of Elgin Funeral services for Norman L. Ackman, 85, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin. The Rev. Steven Sroek will officiate. Born Aug. 11,1914, in Elgin, to Louis and Emaline (nee Gensen) Ackman, he died Wednesday, Dec. 22,1999, at his home. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park. A lifelong resident of Elgin, Mr. Ackman had been employed by Lamp Construction for more than 10 years and then by the Metro Paint Company until his retirement. He was a member of the BPOE Elks Lodge #737 of Elgin, the Musicians Union, and Local #330. Surviving are his wife, Lora Ackman (nee Fleming), whom he married June 26,1938; daughter, Leiana Mages of Milwaukee, Wis.; grandson, Calvin R. (Jacquelyn) Mages of Brown Deer, Wis.; and great-grandsons, Alexander and Noah James Mages. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Provena St. Joseph Hospital Hospice Program. For information, (847) 741-8800. Maude Mae Austin of Elgin Funeral services for Maude Mae Austin, 72, formerly of Warsaw, Ind, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Community United Church, South Elgin, with Rev. Mary Wise and Rev. Gerard Austin officiating. Born Jan. 5, 1927, in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of James and Mattie Austin, she passed away Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin. Burial will be private. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and attended Community United Methodist Church, South Elgin. Maude worked in numerous areas of the church from Sunday school teacher, bible study instructor, nursery, local missionary, hospital visitation and prayer chain. Survivors include Rev. Mary Wise of South Elgin (Carmieka and Theresa, grandchildren, she helped raise), Marie Amoje of South Elgin; Robert (Pat) Smith-Austin of Gary, Ind., Stefan (Jacqueline) Smith-Austin of El Paso, Texas, Rev. Gerard (Rev. Yolanda) Austin of East Chicago, Ind., David (Stephanie) Jackson Austin of Germany, Elvia Armour of Warsaw, Ind., Mark Jackson of Marion, Ind., James Madison of Chicago, Gail (Ronald) Dillhaunty of Cary, Ind., William Robinson Austin of St. Louis, Delaphine Austin, Pvt. Daniel Wise (stationed in Kosovo whom she helped rase) of South Elgin, Stephanie Austin of Chicago, John Hildreth of Glenwood; 28 grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by three sons, one daughter, six brothers, four sisters, and her parents. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:30 Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community United Methodist Church Mission Fund. Arrangements were made by Stout-Madison Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 742-7000. Lou Ann Ciunnrings of Elgin Funeral services for Lou Ann Cummings, 68, formerly of East Dundee and Carpenters- vilie, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Faith Lutheran Church (Helm and Navajo Roads), Carpentersville. The Rev. Bruce Meissner will officiate. Born March 7,1931,in Mt. Vernon, 111, the daughter of Orville and Venita (Atwood) Payne, she died Friday, Dec. 24, 1999, at Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington. Burial will be private. Lou Ann was a resident of the Elgin-Carpentersville areas for the past 35 years. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church of Carpentersville, and a member and former president of the Women's Guild of the church. She is survived by her daughter, Donna (Sam) Fitzwater of North Carolina; sons, Andy (Linda) Pasillis of Washington, Phil (Terri) Cummings of Gilberts, Steve (Colleen) Ahrens of East Dundee, Rick (Patty) Ahrens of Carpentersville, Troy (Carol) Ahrens of Oregon, Edward Cummings, II of Elgin and Gary (Deanna) Cummings of Island Lake; 18 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Lynh'-'Toppel. ~ Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the services at 11 a.m. at the church. •, Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church of Carpentersville, Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, Elgin, 847-426-3436. Christine Louise Cunat Of West Dundee Funeral services for Christine Louise Cunat, 46, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Community Funeral Home, Route 25, East Dundee. She died Wednesday, Dec. 22,1999. Burial will be in Dundee East Cemetery. Ms. Cunat was a 1971 graduate of Irving Crown High School. Among her special interests, she was a member and national finalist in the American Quilters Society. Surviving are her mother, Edith Cunat; ' brother, John "J.C." Cunat; and sisters, Mary K. (Brian) Lee and Sandra Lynn Cunat She was preceded in death by her father, Edward J. Cunat Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 426-3474. Eihel M. Daeumer formerly of Elgin Memorial services for Ethel M. Daeumer, 83, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Elgin, will be held at 2:30 pan. Wednesday, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in West Dunde'e. • The Rev. Steven Simon and the Rev. William Hughes will officiate. Born March 30,1916, in Dundee, to John C. and Belinda (nee Heidemann) Graening. she died Wednesday, Dec. 22,1999, in Arlington Heights. Burial will be private. Mrs. Daeumer was a lifelong resident of the area and a lifelong member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church of West Dundee. She held membership in many organizations and was very active in charity work, social activism and other volunteer work in the Elgin area for many years. Surviving are her husband of 41 years, Harvey E. Daeumer, whom she married Oct 4,1958; and countless friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Schuldt. Mr. Daeumer has strongly requested that no flowers be sent Memorials may be made in her memory to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee. For information, (847) 426-3436. Paulette Geske Duffy of Crystal Lake Funeral services for Paulette Geske Duffy, 58, will be held at 11 "p.m, Wednesday, at Saint Paul's United Church of Christ, 485 Woodstock St., Crystal Lake, with Rev. David Strang officiating. Born Jan. 10,1941, in Chicago to Paul and Violet Artman, she died Saturday, Dec. 25, 1999, at her home. Burial will be in Crystal Lake Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include her children, LeRoy H. Geske III of Huntley, Eugenine Geske of Lake in the Hills and Lori Geske of Huntley, grandchildren, Adrian Geske of Huntley and Brandon and Tyler Abt of Lake in the Hills; brother, Paul Artman of Johnsburg; and sisters, Susan Witek of Spring Grove and Deb- bie Artman of Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerry Duffy; daughter, Karen Geske; and brother, Ronard Artman. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pjn. Tuesday, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., (Route 176) Crystal Lake. Memorials in her name to St. Paul's church would be appreciated. For information, (815) 459-1760. Catherine E Fitzgerald of East Dundee, formerly of Sleepy Hollow Catherine E. Fitzgerald, 68, died Saturday, Dec. 25. Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee, (847) 4263436. Rudolph C Geier of Gilbert* Funeral services for Rudolph C. Geier, 62, will be held at 7 p.m. today, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee. The Rev. Allen R. Buss will officiate. Born Nov. 28, 1937, in Chicago, he died Thursday, Dec. 23,1999, at Provena St Joseph Hospital to Elgin. Burial will be private. A 40-year resident of Gilberts, Mr. Geier was a former fire chief of the Rutland-Dundee Fire Protection District and certified as a fire service instructor and an advanced fire fighter. He was also the president of Teehni; cal Equipment Concepts Company of Gilberts, and a former trustee and member of the planning commission of Gilberts. . Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Marilyn J. Geier (nee PalickD, whom he married Dec. 21,1957; daughter, Rosemarie (Craig) Grant of Champaign; son, Kenton Geier of Gilberts; grandchildren, Jason and Melissa; mother, Mary Deutsch Geier of Hoffman Estates; and brothers, John (Vicki) Geier of Dousman, Wis, and Richard (Pat) Geier of Elk Grove Village. He was preceded in death by his father, Anton Geier. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of services at 7 pjn. today, at the funeral home. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. For information, (847) 426-3436. F. Wilbur Gustafson ofBatacia Services for F. Wilbur Gustafson, 85, formerly of Oak Lawn, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church, Oak Lawn. The Rev. James Sandberg will officiate. Born June 29,1914, in Chicago, the son of Fred and Ebba Gustafson, he passed away Thursday, Dec. 23,1999, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Blue Island. A resident of the Holmstad in Batavia, Wilbur was a lifelong member of Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church, where he faithfully served in many church positions. He worked for 42 years for the Standard Oil Company until his retirement in 1976. Wilbur wilJ be dearly remembered for his quiet, loving and giving nature. He was a devoted husband for 54 years. Survivors include his beloved wife, Kathryn Gustafson (nee Berglund), whom he married on Dec. 22,1945, in Chicago; three nieces;" "one" "nephew; "and many "special .. friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Lillian Larson. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the services Tuesday, at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Princeton Covenant Children's Home, 502 Elm Place, Princeton, IL 61356 or Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church, 9230 S. Pulaski; Oak Lawn, IL 60453. Arrangements were made by Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, Batavia. For information, (630) 879-7900. Roy W. Baffin of Fox Lake Funeral services for Roy W. Hallin, 85, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Peter M. Justen Colonial Funeral Home, 3807 W. Elm St, McHenry. The Rev. Roger Schneider of Shepherd of the Hills Church will officiate. Bom May 21,1914, in Chicago the son of Alex and Augusta (Nielsen) Hallin, he died Saturday, Dec. 25,1999, at Alden Terrace of McHenry. Interment will be in Ringwood Cemetery. Mr. Hallin was the former postmaster of Wood Dale, having retired in 1974. Survivors include his sons, Loren (Karen) Hallin of McHenry and Dick (Pam) Hallin of Greenwood; daughter-in-law, Maria Hallin of Bensenville; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren. He was preceded hi death by his wife, Lillian, whom he married March 27,1934 in Chicago, on June 6, 1996; son, Russel Hallin; granddaughter, Lauri Hanson; brother, Len Hallin; and sister, Ruth Mead. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 ajn. Tuesday. For information, (815) 385-0063. Mike Krzysztyniak of St. Charles ,. Private memorial services for Mike we, Krzysztyniak, 86, formerly of Chicago, p^will be held Tuesday. 1 Born March 15,1913, in Chicago, he died Sunday, Dec. 26,1999, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva. Mr. Krzyszryniak served in the Army during World War II. Prior to his retirement in' 1975, he was employed by the Peter Hand Brewing Company in Chicago. He was a member of St Hyacinth Catholic Church in Chicago. Survivors include his wife, Mildred (nee Bugiel), whom he married on April 28,1946, in Chicago; son, Thomas (Linda) Kristie of Geneva; and three grandchildren. He was preceded hi death by his daughter, Patricia Wanbach; two brothers; and two sisters. In lieu of Dowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Tri City Chapter, c/o Firstar Bank of Illinois, 1500 Lincoln Highway, St Charles, IL 60174. Arrangements were made by Yurs-Wittenberg Funeral Home, Geneva. For information, (630) 232-7337. "The salvation of mankind... | lies only in making everything V^ the concern of all." Arthur H. Lawrence, Jr. of Elgin N Funeral services for Arthur H. Lawrence, Jr., 53, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin. Born September 28,1946, in Oak Park, the son of Arthur and Josephine Lawrence, Sr, he passed away Saturday, Dec. 25,1999, in Sherman Hospital, Elgin. Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin. A veteran having served in the US Army, Arthur was employed by Copley Press at the Courier News as a creative services manager prior to his early retirement Survivors include his wife, Peggy of Elgin; mother, Josephine Lawrence of Streamwood; sister, Barbara (Rick) Young of Hampshire; brother, Jim (Yolanda) of Elgin and Don (Sandy) of Kingston; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 741-8800. Dora Lehmbeck of Carpentersville Funeral services for Dora Lehmbeck, 90, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St, West Dundee. The Rev. Steven Simon will officiate. Born April 6,1909, in Germany, the daughter of Arthur and Marie (GeorgD Riedel, she died Thursday, Dec. 23,1999, at Asia Care Center, Elgin. Burial will be in Dundee Township Cemetery East, East Dundee. A resident of the area since 1925, she was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in West Dundee and a member of the Ladies Guild and the Sevang Circle. Survivors include her sisters, Marian Wolf of Carpentersville and Lorraine (Ronald) Kenning of Tempe, Ariz.; nephew, Tom (Beverly) Riedel of Macomb, DL; nieces Judy (Chuck) Wendt of West Dundee, Kerri (Gary) McKee of Tempe, Tammy Henning of Tempe and Sigrid (Alan) Huender of Loveland, Ohio; and many grand and great- nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eric, in 1959; brother, Walter Riedel; and nephews, Steven Riedel and Raymond Wolf. Visitation will be from 9:30 am until the time of the services at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either the Building or Mission Funds of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, West Dundee. For information, (847) 426-3436. Sandra M. McLeland ofMarengo Funeral services for Sandra M. McLeland, 61, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Community United Methodist Church, 400 Opatrny Drive, Fox River Grove. Born May 2,1938, in Ingalls County, Mich., to Glen and Marguerite Cooke, she died Tuesday, Dec. 21,1999, at her home. Burial will be in Marengo City Cemetery. Surviving are her husband, the Rev. Morgan L. McLeland; children, Janet Rogers of Oak Park, Christa McLeland of Austin, Texas, Randy (Chris) Rogers of Bristol, 111, Scott (Kathy) McLeland of Lake Orion, Mich., and Carla McLeland of Chicago; and grandchildren, Matthew McHale Rogers, Meghan McHale Rogers and Jonathon Rogers. She was,preceded.jn.death.by.-her pat-, ents. - ; Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, 403 Silver Lake Road, Cary. Memorials may be made to Community United Methodist Church. For information, (847) 639-3817. Elizabeth Mihalic of Elgin Funeral services for Elizabeth Mihalic, 80, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St, Elgin with Rev. John Feldmann officiating. Born Sept 6, 1919, in South Dakota the daughter of Frederick and Johannah Goldenstein Kruger, she died Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999, at home. Burial will be private. A resident of Elgin most of her life, Elizabeth was to the first graduating class of Abbott Junior High School. She was also a graduate of Copley Hospital School of Nursing and was employed by Sherman Hospital as a registered nurse in the labor and delivery department for almost 40 years, where she was proud to have helped deliver many Elgin residents. Additionally, she was the first woman in Elgin to receive her Real Estate Brokers License. Mrs. Milhalic was an active member of the Women's Auxiliary of American Legion Post 57. where she served on the finance committee,' the bingo committee and helped with the post scripts. A member of AARP, she volunteered at Elgin grade schools reading to children and was a former volunteer at Sherman Hospital. Survivors include her daughters, Mary (Robert) Robotham of South Elgin and Sarah (Bradley) Hulke of St Charles; grandchildren, Jason Robotham and Derek and Elizabeth Hulke; sisters, Margaret Selles of Huntsville, Ala, Gladys Funk of Myrtle Beach, S.C, and Barbara Boldebuck of Stevens Point, Wis.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Todus on July 28,1954; second husband, Val Mihalic, whom she married on Feb. 11,1956 and passed away June 30,1997; and brothers, Fredrick "Fritz" Kruger, Edward Kruger and Richard Kruger. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and from noon until the time of the services at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gail Borden Public Library. For information, (847) 741-8800. Margaret Shadley of Elgin Margaret Shadley (nee Richel) 91, died Friday, Dec. 24. Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, 847-741-8800. For Social Security Information Or To Report The Death Of A Recipient Telephone, Monday Through Friday Toll Free 800-772-1213 Elmer L Rand Jr. of McBenry, formerly of Elgin -•'<• '., N Services for Elmer L. Rand Jr, 65; will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee. Born Jan. 3,1934, in Chicago, he died Saturday, Dec. 25,1999, at The Alden Terrace in McHenry. Interment will be in River Valley Memorial Gardens in West Dundee. ...'..-.' Mr. Rand an Air Force veteran haying served from 1954 to 1958. He was employed as a stationary enguieer for many years at VanDenBerg Food in Elgin, retiring in 1994. He was also a former 14-year employee for Elgin Metal Casket Company. An avid camper, he enjoyed camping at Blackhawk Campground in Milton, Wis, where he spent a tot of time during the past seven years. • Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Carol Zomow Munn Rand, whom he married on June 11, 1976; mother, Catherine Weber Rand of Waukegan; daughters, Deborah Rand of Lyndon Station, Wis. and Brenda (Mark) Kersh of San Antonio, Texas; sons, Elmer L. IE (Tina) Rand and Brian H.' (Christina) Rand, both of Elgin; stepson, John W. (Margie) Munn of Carpentersville; 16 grandchildren; and sister, Jaynet (Horace) Brown of Missoula, Mont He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer L. Rand Sr.; and sister, Mary Ellen Miller, in 1999. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 426-3436. Bomrie J. Starrett of Elgin Services and burial for Bonnie J. Starrett, 55, will be private. ': ' Born June 30,1944, in Elgin, the daughter of Elmer C. and Cecile J. Mischke, she passed away Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, .St Provena St Joseph Hospital. ; * Mrs. Starrett served as president of the PHI' of Hilcrest School for two years and was a teacher's aide volunteer for several years. She also served as president of the Women's Auxiliary of the Elgin Classic Little League for two years. She returned to college, earning an associate of applied science degree with honors in computer aided design and drafting technology. She designed computerized shooting ranges for government pith jects. She also worked part-time at Jew.el Foods. Survivors include her best friend and husband of 35 years, Thomas A. Starrett Jr.; son, James T. (Christine Flores) Starrett; son and loving daughter-in-law, David A. and Terri Starrett; her mother of Elgin; sister, Janet (Donald) Van Meter; and nephew, John p. Van Meter of Arizona. She also leaves behind her most anticipated grandchild due .in May. .;..' She was preceded in death by her father. Visitation will be from 5 to 3 p.m today, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St; 131- gin- ,: The omission of flowers if requested; Memorials may be made to the Aplastic Anemia/Myelodysplasia Foundation -of America, Inc., P.O. Box 613, Annapolis, MD 21404 or Provena St Joseph Cancer Care Center in Elgin. For information, (847) 741-8800. CHICAGOLAM) & OUT of AREA T , OBITUARIES ' "V ,-„'-,-,-„ T - TJt ? I ^St^L*?- •$ ...t*a. S-_-* L h_.j_i_jS-—r— -f Evelyn Golden ofKewanee Funeral services for Evelyn Golden,.84, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Congregation Beth Tikvah, 300 Hfflcrest Blvd., Hoffman Estates, ffl., followed by graveside services at 2:30 P.M. at Wethersfield Cemetery inKewanee. Born Sept 1,1915, in Chicago, the daughter of Aaron and Lilly Eglitski, she was married to Dr. Hayden Golden on June 18,1939 in Chicago. She resided in Kewanee for 50 years where she was a homemaker and worked with her husband's podiatry practice as a receptionist She was an avid card player and excelled in bridge and canasta, she was also active in the Kewanee Women's 'Club. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, the late Dr. Hayden Golden; and infant grandson, Mark, she is survived by her sons, Loren (Patricia) Golden of West Dundee and Steven (Audrey) Golden of Huffman, Texas; grandchildren, Robert and Andrea Golden of Huffman, Joshua and Zachary Golden of West Dundee and Julie Golden of Los Angeles, Calif; sisters, Sally Goldberg of North Miami Beach. Fla, Frieda Engelstein ;of Pembroke Pines, Fla, Mary Hall of Blanca Laguna Hills, Calif.; and brother, Irving Eglit of Skokie. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Congregation Beth Tikvah. For information, 847 885-4545. IN MEMORIAM In Memory of Peter G. Boekhoff Jan. 24, 1938 - Dec. 27, 1994 Five years have gone by Since you left us that night And it seems like we've been torn in hah; What we miss most of all is Your mind and your wit And the way you could make us all laugh. A gingerbread house will forever remind us of the way you could warm our hearts and make us laugh even in our darkest moments. We miss you deeply. Your favorite sister and family Alexander Solzhenitsyn i^g stars . you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you reach your destiny." Carl Schurz