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DaflyHeiaM • • •-•— i . ,, ,„ John F. McCabe N Prayers for John F. McCabe, 79 formerly of West Chicago, will be said at 9:30 am. Monday at Norris-Walen Fu• neral Home, 132 Fremont Road., West Chicago, followed by Mass at 10 a.m. at Si John the Baptist Church, WinGeld Born Dec. 19, 1920, in West Chicago, he passed away suddenly Thursday, Jan. 6 2000, at his home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, West Chicago. A lifelong resident of West Chicago until he moved to Winfield in 1934, Mr. McCabe retired in 1989 from Culligan Water Softner as an industrial sales engineer. A 5942 graduate of Notre Dame University, he was a U.S. Army-Air Force veteran of World War II with the rank of master sergeant • He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, a fourth degree member of Fr Gaffney Council 1555 of the Knights of Columbus in West Chicago, and a member of the American Legion Post 300 of West Chicago He loved playing golf and was very proud of his hole in one. He is survived by his daughters, Terry Apple and Kathy (Dale) Henning of West Chicago; sons, Tim (Patty) McCabe of Manson Wash, and Patrick (Debbie) McCabe of Geneva; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, and sister, Clara Poore of Win- Geld. . He was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn McCabe in 1997; and his parents Frank and Marie McCabe. • Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. : ' Contributions in Mr. McCabe's memory may be made to the Notre Dame Alumni Association. • For information, (630) 231-0060. Mary Novak of Carol Stream Mary Novak (nee Chira), 72, died Friday, Jan. 7. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Carol Stream, (63"o) 5100044. Caryl J. Periolat formerly ofNapentUe Funeral services for Caryl 3. Periolat (nee Schnitzius), 80, of Green Bay, Wis, formerly of Naperville, will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m., at Sts Peter and Paul Church, 36 N. Ellsworth Naperville. , Bom June 30, 1919, in Chicago, she died Thursday, Jan. G, 2000, at San Luis Manor in Green Bay. Interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Mrs. Periolat was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Naperville. Surviving are her son, Gerard M. (Barbara) Periolat of Huntington Beach, Calif.; daughters, Joanne K. (Robert) Siadek of Calumet City, Judith A. (Daniel) Eckenrod of Abrams, Wis, and Jean-Paula (Michael) Vlack of Bettendorf, Iowa; brothers, H. Martin Schnitzius of Cathedral City, Calif, George (Mary) Schnitzius of Park Ridge, Robert (Elaine) Schnitzius of Prospect Heights and Edward (Mary Kay) Schnitzius of Huntley; sister, Rita Nistler of Park Ridge; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mathias J. and Caroline P. (nee Hopff) Schnitzius; husband, Paul R. Periolat; daughter, Janet R. Periolat; brother.-Mathias J. Schnitzius; sister, Marilyn E. Schnitzius; brother-in-law, Louis Nistler; sister-in- law, Lillian Schnitzius; and greal-grandson Samuel Eckenrod. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 pjn, Sunday at the funeral home. • Memorials in Mrs'. Periolat's name may be made to the SL Scholastica High School Scholarship Fund, 7416 N. Ridge Blvd., Chicago, IL 60645. i For information, (630) 355-0264. Theodora E Szabelski ofltaaca . Theodora E. Szabelski (nee Zographos), 76, died Thursday, Jan. 6. Arrangements were made by Humes Funeral Home, Addison, (630) 628-8808. VA Information: 1-800-827-1000 VA Information: .1:800-627-1000 Fox VALLEY , OBITUARIES Katherine M. Adams of St. Charles A funeral Mass for Katherine M. Adams 88, will be celebrated at n a.m. today at St Patrick Catholic Church, 408 Cedar St St Charles. '' ' Born Jan. 28, 1911, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, at the Apostolic Christian Resthaven, in Elgin. Burial will be in St. Casimir Cemetery, in Chicago. A homemaker, Mrs. Adams moved to St. Charles 13 years ago from Chicago Wife of the late Anthony Adams, who preceded her in death in 1985, she is survived by her son, Robert Adams of Westlake, Ohio- daughter, Carol <BiU) Tegge of SL Charles-' and grandchildren, Edward, Scott, Robert and Allison'Tegge. She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Greater Chica- goland Chapter, 4709 Golf Road, Suite 1015 Skokie, IL 60067, or to the Apostolic Christian Resthaven, 2750 W. Highland Ave Elgin, IL 60123. Arrangements were made by Yurs-VYH- tenburg Funeral Home, Geneva, (630) 2327337. Wallace "Wafly" A. Freedlund ofBatavla Funeral services for Wallace "Walty" A. Freedlund, 88, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S Batavia Ave., Batavia. The Rev. Philip D Lund will officiate. Bom Oct 8, 1911, in Batavia, the son of John A. and Belts ie Freedlund, he passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, at the Provena Pine View Care Center, in St. Charles. Interment will be in River Hills Memorial Park. Balavia. Wally was a 1929 graduate of Batavia High School. He worked for more than 40 years as • a supervisor for the DuKane Corporation, where he implemented the first computer system for the company. He was a life member of Bethany Lutheran Church in-Batavia, where he svas a member of Die choir for more than 30 years. Wally v;as also a member of the B.O.Y.S. Club. Through his love of music, he was a member of several barbershop style quartels. He.is survived by his wife, Eloise (nee Alexander) Freedlund, whom he married on Nov. 4, 1947, in Aurora; sisters, Harriett L. and Lenore B. Freedlund; many nieces and nephews, including a special niece who was like a daughter, Katherine "Kaye" WhitUng- ham; and special cousins, Clarissa (William) Rhodes and their daughters. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Irene King, Edna Carlson, Evelyn Benson and Genivieve Stran; and brothers, Cart Ogden, Rheinhold, LaVem and Norman Freedlund. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. today, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S. Lincoln St, Batavia, IL 60510. For information, (630) 879-7900. For Social Security Information '" Or To Report The Death Of A Recipient Telephone, Monday Through Friday ToD Free 800-772-1213 The Daily Herald is Illinois' Third Large Newspaper Mary Johnston of Elgin Services for Mary Johnston, 80, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State SL, Elgin. The Rev. D Scott Johnston will officiate. Born June 10,1919, in Lyons Station Ky the daughter of Alvin and Delia Milter Thomas, she died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, at Sherman West Court. Private burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery. Mrs. Johnston was a resident of Elgin since 1928. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Elgin and a devoted wife and mother. Survivors include her husband, Douglas Johnston, whom she married on Dec. 31 1938; daughter, Sally (Bill) Frick of Marion 111.; son, the Rev. D. Scott (Debbie) Johnston of Zanesville, Ohio; three grandchildren- and four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from noon until the time of the services Sunday, at the funeral home. In lieu of Bowers, memorials may be given to the charity of the donor's choice. For information, (847) 741-8800. Percy H. Lake formerly of North Plato N Funeral services for Percy H. Lake 75, of Sycamore, formerly of North Plato, will be held at noon Monday at Fredrick Funeral Home, 284 Park SL, Hampshire, with the Rev. Edward A. Davis officiating. Bom June 24,1924, in Colby, Wis, to Henry and Edna (nee Laux) Lake, he died Thursday, Jan. 6,2000, at Sherman Hospital in Elgin. Following cremation, private burial will be held in the North Plato Cemetery. Air. Lake was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, serving as a co-pilot on B-24s On April 22,1949, he married Alice K Hartje in North Plato, where they resided their entire married life. Percy was a union carpenter for many years and a member of Carpenters Union Local #363. Surviving are his children, Linda (Wayne) Butts of Maple Park, Diane (Thomas) Collins of rural Elgin, Larry Mary) Lake of Burlington, Dale (Claudia) Lake of Genoa, Keith Lake of Elgin, Bonnie Lake of San Diego Calif, Rick (Kim) Lake of Hampshire, Michael Lake of Elgin, Lana Lake of Elgin and Hmberly Lake of DeKalb; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, Harold (Fredia) Lake of Huntley, Wilbur (Florence) Lake of South Elgin and Clarence (Mary) Lake of Elgin; sister, Amelia Leibel of Wisconsin; brother- in-law, Elmer Lange of South Elgin; and many nieces and nephews. In addition .to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice, on June 26, 1998; an infant daughter, Lena; and sisters Henrietta Lange and Erna Kellner. Visitation will be from 10 ajn. until the time of services at noon Monday, at the funeral home. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be directed to SL Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church of North Plato. For information, (847) 683-2711. "Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't lt*7 JL learned anything." MuhammedAli Daily Closing Times for Obituaries is 4:00 p.m. to appear the next day. (2 p.m. Saturday, for the Sunday's issue) Veteran's Affairs Information 1-800-827-1000 "Friends are treasures." Horace Bruns Find obituaries archived online by date or name at www.dailyterald.com/obite Fjvery sweet has its sour. -Ralph Waldo Emerson Abbey Harbor Funeral Service Christopher T. May, P.C. Director/Owner 206 W. Irving.Park Road - Itasca (630) 773-8433 Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home 415 S. Buesching Road - Lake Zurich (847) 540-8871 201 N. Northwest Highway - Palatine (847) 358-7411 330 W. Golf Road - Schaumburg (847) 882-5580 485 S. Bartlett Road - Streamwood (630) 837-8400 Chicago Jewish Funerals "the only locally owned funeral service in Chicagoland". (847) 509-5011 Toll-free: 1 (888) 509-5011 Countryside Funeral Homes & Crematory 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Harrington Road) Streamwood/Schaumburg (630) or (847) 289-8054 950 South Bartlett Road (at Stearns Road) - Bartlett (630) 289-7575 Davenport Family Funeral Home & Cremation Center 149 W. Main Street - Barrington (847) 381-3411 Elegy Cremation and Memorial Service 1600 Golf Road - Suite 1200 Rolling Meadows Toll-free - (877) 565-7070 Cremation Specialist, not a funeral home Glueckert Funeral Home 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights (847) 253-0168 Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road Elk Grove Village (847) 640-0566 195 N. Buffalo Grove Road Buffalo Grove (847) 215-6656 Kolssak Funeral Home 189 S. Milwaukee Avenue - Wheeling (2 blocks south of Dundee Road) (847)537-6600 Visit us online: www.kfhlnc.com Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home 2000 E. Northwest Highway Arlington Heights (847) 253-5423 Mate Funeral Home 410 E. Rand Road - Mt. Prospect (847) 394-2336 3440 N. Central Avenue - Chicago (773) 545-5420 2058 W. Belmont Avenue - Chicago (773) 525-0001 Meadows Funeral Home 3615 Kirchoff Road - Rolling Meadows (847) 253-0224 Michael's Funeral Home 800 S. Roselle Road - Schaumburg (847) 891-290O Oehler Funeral Home 555 Lee Street - Des Plaines (847) 824-5155 The Piser Chapels 9200 N. Skokte Bhra - Skokie (847) 679-4740 3019 W. Peterson Avenue - Chicago (773) 561-1890 5206 N. Broadway Avenue - Chicago (773) 561-4740 Smith Corcoran Funeral Home 185 E Northwest Highway - Palatine , (847) 359-8020 6150 N. Ctcero Avenue - Chicago (773) 736-3833 6125 N. Clark Street - Chicago (773) 743-1020 Weinstein Family Services 111 Sfcokte Blvd., - Wtimette (847) 256-5700 1300 W. Devon Avenue - Chicago (773)761-2400 For complete information regarding placing a listing in this directory, or for advertising options on this page, please contact us at: 847-427-4790 Uoyd Mandel Levayah Funerals 4750 W. Dempster Street - Skokie (847) 679-3939 Eugene A- Lesher Of Batavia Memorial services for Eugene A. Lesher 85, a resident of The Hotastad in Batavia since 1995, formerly of Berkley Lake, Ga., will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at The Holmstad's Ahlstrand Chapel in Batavia. The Revs. Donna Nelson, Larry Dieckman and Larry Hilkemann will officiate. Born Sept. 3,1914, in Sunman, Ind., to Walter and Bertha (nee Miller) Lesher, he passed away Friday, Jan. 7,2000, at Micheai- sen Health Care Center in Batavia. Private interment services will be held at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Tucker, Ga. Mr. Lesher was a past executive for Boyle- Midway, Inc. (American Home Products) He joined the company in Cincinnati, Ohio, as an office boy and worked his way up to vice president of national sales, retiring in 1978, after 47 years of dedicated service. Mr. Lesher was also past president of Sales and Marketing Executives of Atlanta, Ga. He was an active member of the Methodist Church, and had served as a Sunday school teacher for many years. He enjoyed studying the Bible and was an avid reader. Surviving are his wife, Ella M. Lesher (nee Brinegar), whom he married in 1936 in Cincinnati; daughter, Katherine (Stephen) Engle of Bennington, VL; sons, Charles (Alice) Lesher of Bath, Ohio, and Thomas (Judy) Lesher of Geneva; 12 grandchildren- and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Beulah Spears of Fort Myers, Fia.; cousin, Dorotha (Ralph) Martin of Cincinnati; sister-in-law, Bessie (Ernest) Rader of Cincinnati; and brother-in-law Marvin Brinegar of Norwood, Ohio. In audition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia King. In lieu of Dowers, gifts in his memory may be made to the United Methodist Church of Geneva, 211 Hamilton St., Geneva, IL 60134; to the Alzheimer's Association, 4709 Golf Road, Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076; or to the Good Samaritan Fund, c/o The Holmstad, 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510. Arrangements were mady by Yurs-Pcter- son Funeral Home, Batavia. For information, (630) 879-7900. Bette Lou Mdntosh of Elgin A memorial service for Bette Lou Mcln- tosh, 73, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, at the Stout-Madison Funeral Home, 252 S. Slate SL, Elgin. Chaplin Ron DeYoune will officiate. Bom March, 6,1926, the daughter of Harry and Anna Jones, she passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5,2000, at Sherman Hospital. Burial will be private. Survivors include her children, Mike Graeber ot Colorado and Wendy (Ray) Faber of Elgin; good friend, Terry MulhoUand; grandchildren,' Matthew and Jason Clark, Alicia Wozny and Josh and Becky Faber, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:30 am., Sunday, at the funeral home. For information, (847) 742-7000. Social Security Info: 1-500-772-1213 For Social Security Information Or To Report The Death Of A Recipient Telephone, Monday Through Friday Toll Free 800-772-1213 The Daily Herald is Illinois' Third Large Newspaper Obituary Desk Fax Service 24 hours Daily 847-427-1130 "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor'Roossveh "The salvation of mankind... I lies only in making everything \. ^^ the concern of all ." •^^ Alexander SoUhenitsyn Richard C "Dick" Shewalter of St. Charltajbrmeiiy ofGenecu N Services for Richard C. 'Dick' She- waiter, 81, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, at Yurs-Wittenberg Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St. (Route 33), Geneva . The Rev. Kenneth A. Ahlstrand will officiate. Born Nov. 15,1918, in Urbana, 111., the son of Cecil and Ethel (nee Granger) Shewalter he died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 6,2000, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva Private burial for the family will be Monday in River Hills Memorial Park in Batavia. Mr. Shewalter moved with his family to Geneva in She 1920s. He graduated from Geneva Community High School in 1936, where he was all-conference in track and football Following graduation, he held several interesting jobs in the Tri-Cities before settling into a distinguished 45-year career with Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Company in Geneva. Dick served his community over the decades in countless ways, including a 10-year term as a member of the Geneva School Board in the 1950s and 1960s and as a longtime member of the Geneva Plan Commission in the 1970s. Upon his retirement in 1984, he and his wife, Margaret, moved to Sedona, Ariz., where they built and lovely home at the foot of the Red Rocks. When Margaret became ill ui 1939. they returned to St. Charles. For five years, he visited Margaret twice every dav during her nursing home stay. In 1992, he and his close friend of 70 years, cartoonist, John Jarvis, created the much enjoyed 'Old Timers' Corner." Since then, almost 400 columns have appeared in The Republican. His award-winning column has been his pride and joy, and his flagship project these past seven years. It was a labor of love resulting in dozens of spin-off projects that benefitted the community and its residents. But mostly, it gratified him that the . column belongs to many of the hundreds of senior citizens who joined him in contributing their rich memories of the past. Interview tapes and correspondence items number in the thousands. He was a member of the Geneva American Legion Post #75 and St Charles VFW Post #5036. For the latter, he edited its outstanding monthly newsletter, earmarked by his talent for historical anecdotes. Mr. Shewalter contributed many hours monthly to the areais historical societies, supported the Friends of Fabyan preservation with great energy and orchestrated the establishment of a panel that now oversees the program at Provena Pine View Care Center in St. Charles. During World War II he was in combat with the 3rd Infantry, winning his Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star and Purple Heart Survivors include his daughters, Linda (Peter) Biehl of LaQuinta, Calif, and Laurie Martin of Wickenburg, Ariz.; sons, Steven (Margot) Shewalter of Batavia and Dale (Madeleine) Shewalter of Flagstaff, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandson He was preceded in death by his parents- wife, Margaret, in 1994; brothers, Robert and Clarence; sister, Dorothy Stroberg- and granddaughter, Amy Elizabeth Biehl. Visitation following the services until 6 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Amy Biehl Foundation, P 0 Box 14, LaQuinta, CA 92253, the Arizona Trail Foundation, P.O. Box 3G736, Phoenix, A2 85657 or Friends of Fabyan. PO Box 80J Geneva, IL 60134,. . ' For information, (630) 232-7337. "Should You Go first- by AJt Botcsicea Should you go first and I remain To walk the road alone, HI live in memory's garden, dear, With happy days we've known. In spring I'll wait for roses red, When fades the lilac blue, In early fall, when brown leaves call I'll catch a glimpse of you. Should you go first and I remain For battles to be fought, Each thing you've touched along the way Will be a hallowed spot I'll hear your voice, I'll see your smile, Though blindly I may grope, The memory of your helping hand Will buoy me on with hope. Should you go first and I remain To finish with the scroll, No length'ning shadows shall creep in To make this life seem droll. WeVe known so much of happiness. We've had our cup of joy, And memory is one gift'of God That death cannot destroy. Should you go first and I remain One thing I'd have you to do: Walk slowly down that long, lone path, For soon Til follow you. I'll want to know each step you take That I may walk the same, For some day down that lonely road You'll hear me call your name. "What lies behind us " and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.' Oliver Wendell Holmes John J. Varju formerly ofBatacta Funeral services for John J. Varju ^ 75, of Dixon, formerly of Batavia, will be held at 2 pjn. Sunday, at PresUm-S- chilling Funeral Home, 213 Crawford Ave Dixon, with the Rev. Don Beasley, pastor of the Dixon Open Bible Church, officiating. Bom Feb. 7, 1924, in Cleveland, Ohio, to John C. and Catherine (nee Musch) Varju, he died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, at the Ciare- mont of Lee County. Military graveside services will take place at n ajn. Monday, at River Hill Memorial Park, Batavia. Mr. Varju was a writer for Midwest Outdoors Magazine. A prisoner of war during World War II, he had served in the Army's 106th Infantry Division and had participated in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of the VFW Post in Batavia. Surviving are his son, John H. Varju of Dixon; daughters, Rosann (Mike) Grandy of Helena, Mont, and Christine Naughton of Sandwich; stepson, Collier Jennings of Batavia; stepdaughter, Francine Martinez of Batavia; and sisters, Rosemarie Plunge and Magdalena Vaughan,. both of Joliet. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doratha Varju, whom he married in 1978 in Batavia, and who preceded him Sept. 28,1999; and one brother. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services at 2 pjn. Sunday, at the funeral home. A memorial has been established. For information, (815) 288-4469. founded 127 years ago, the Daily Herald is an independent locally-owned newspaper. Hosea C. Paddock began the company with a motto that lives on to this day. To fear God, tell the truth and make money." Four generations of the Paddock family built their chain of weekly newspapers into what is now the third largest daily newspaper in Illinois. Strategic plans for the paper include continued expansion in the Growing suburban Chicago market, while maintaining a strong commitment to the communities presently served. Daflyflerald Big Picture. Local Focus For Social Security Information Or To Report The Death Of A Recipient Telephone, Monday Through Friday Toll Free 800-772-1213 The Daily Herald is Illinois' Third Large Newspaper "Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything." 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