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123456 SECTION4CHICAGO TRIBUNE 7 OBITUARIES By Jon Yates Tribune staff reporter With a flare for the unusual and a mind as sharp as a tee, Raymond Didier spent decades transforming cornfields into rolling golf courses, expressing himself through coifed greens and tree-shaded doglegs. Mr. Didier, 74, formerly of Bolingbrook, died Thursday, April 3, apparently of heart failure while sitting next to the fireplace in his Lac du Flambeau, home. was just a beautiful said his wife, Charlotte. was a Vibrant but tender, Mr.

Didier was as comfortable crying during a sad movie as he was behind the wheel of a hulking earthmover. Friends and family said he loved helping people, once tipping a waitress $100 after lunch because he knew she needed the money, another time giving away his car to a friend who was down on his luck. But Mr. true passion was golf, for which he designed and built more than a half-dozen courses in the Chicago area. His crowning achievement was a36-hole course in Ft.

Worth for golf legend Ben Hogan, known as Trophy Club. In his early years, Mr. Didier spent much of his time at Tam Country Club in Niles, where his father was the groundskeeper. As a child, he caddied for the opportunity to play a few holes. Born left-handed, Mr.

Didier taught himself to golf right- handed because he find any left-handed clubs. Years later, he helped his father build a golf course in Mundelein, sparking a career in golf- course design. He went on to design and build courses at Mid Iron in Lemont, Carriage Greens in Darien, Bon Vivant in Kankakee, Nettle Creek in Morris, Green Garden in Frankfortand Silver Lake in Orland Park. forte was nine-hole said Dudley Smith, a longtime friend who retired last year from Silver Lake Country Club. was an Smith said Mr.

Didier could sit down with a golf course owner on Friday afternoon and have blueprints ready by Monday morning. His courses displayed imagination and humor. Family members say he thought of the curves and rolls of the fairways as sensual, and he would create wild greens just to be unique. He built one hole at Silver Lake 90 yards across and completed it with three tiers. just seemed to have a knack for said his sister, Joan Meersman.

worked for the love of the work. He expect great pay for Once, he left a towering elm right in the middle of a green. left it that way for a couple Smith said of the owners. they said, is His philosophy, both in golf and in life, was to have fun. he walked into a room, the party started.

It just lit his wife said. he ever wanted to do, he He learned to fly, then flew his children to college. He parachuted and swam with sharks. Once, he called his wife to say he would be home late for dinner. He had flown to Las Vegas for the day.

said he was going to spend his money and live, which he his wife said. have any money Other survivors include three sons, Raymond, James and Richard; a daughter, Sherry; a stepdaughter, Suzie; a brother, David; and six grandchildren. Awake will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Silver Lake Country Club, 147th Street and 82nd Avenue, Orland Park. RAYMOND DIDIER, 74 Designer viewed golf courses as art LEON R.

BELARDINELLI 86 Leon Raymond Belardinelli Sr. was in his early 20s, a year before the outbreak of World War II, when he joined the Army and began his basic training at a base in Battle Creek, Mich. Mr. Belardinelli believed his military service would last a year, and after that, he would be released from duty, his family said. knew things were heating up in Europe, but he never imagined he would get caught up in the thick of said his wife of 57 years, Evelyn.

started out as a short stint with the Army turned into a five-year tour of duty, which eventually put him right on the front Mr. Belardinelli, 86, of Elgin, a World War II veteran whose military experience forged dozens of lifelong friendships, died of liver failure Tuesday, April 8, at Sherman Hospital in Elgin. Mr. Belardinelli grew up on West Side. After completing military training, he was assigned to a base in Iceland, where he served for 18 months.

He went to Northern Ireland for a while before being shipped off to France to fight on the front lines. A year and a half later, he was wounded in combat and eventually sent home. was shot in the knee, an injury that caused him pain the rest of his his wife said. Mr. Belar- dinelli returned to Chicago and began working as a parts inspector for Automatic Electric, a phone company where he worked for 26 years.

During that time, he moved to Mt. Prospect to raise his family. Mr. Belardi- nelli kept in touch with his war buddies, organizing annual reunions during Labor Day weekend, for nearly 50 years. The reunions, held in Chicago and Battle Creek, were well attended by the veterans and their wives.

both looked forward to the reunions, because these people were some of our closest his wife said. those years, I made as many wonderful friendships as he In his retirement, Mr. Be- lardinelli was an avid golfer who also enjoyed gardening. had a real green his wife said. he planted not only grew, but grew extremely Other survivors include two sons, Leon Jr.

and Leroy; a daughter, Janet Laske; and five grandchildren. Visitation will be held at 11a.m. Sunday and services at 1p.m. at Countryside Funeral Home Crematory, 950 S. Bartlett Bartlett.

HAROLD E. SWANSON 61 Harold E. Swanson 61, a runner who was named coach of the year after leading the Glenbard North High School cross-country team to a state championship in 1994, died of cancer Thursday, April 10, in his Sugar Grove home. Mr. Swanson started running during his mid-20s as a way to stay fit and quit smoking.

started running around the block, and it went from said his son, Ben. Years later, he competed in running events, including several marathons in Wisconsin and Chicago. did it for fun, but he was competitive in his age said his wife, Sharon. often finish first, second or He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology from Illinois State University. For 30 years he was a school psychologist at Glenbard North High School, where he was also the cross-country and track coach.

After retiring, he worked part time as a psychologist for the Winfield School District. He also taught school psychology interns at Illinois State University. Mr. Swanson was active in the Illinois School Psychologists Association and served as its president in the late 1980s. Other survivors include two daughters, Sydney Weiss and Stephanie Rislove; his mother, Margaret Anderson; a brother, Alan; a sister, Marcia Antens; and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1to 6 p.m.Sun- dayand at 2:30 p.m. Thursdayin The Healy Chapel Sugar Grove, 370 Division Drive. Funeral services will follow visitation at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. AULD, JOHN M.

John M. Auld, 71, of Lake Mary, FL, formerly of Chicago, passed away April 10, 2003. He was born July 6, 1931 in Chicago. Mr. Auld had retired as a Roofing Superintendent and wasa member of Carpenter Local are his wife, Betty; son, Michael of Winter Springs, FL; daughters, Katie Hutchings of Oviedo, FL and Allison Auld-Proctor of Atlanta, GA; sister, Lorraine Fanny of Chicago; and seven grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2003 at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Winter Springs, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VITAS Hospice, 5151 Adanson Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32804. Family Funeral Care 407-365-1600 Si Guestbook at chica ATHANASULEAS, ANDRONIKI Androniki Annie Thanos Athanasuleas, ee Athanasopoulo beloved wife of thelate Lycurgus Leo loving mother ofGeorgia (Angelo) Talaganis and Dr.

Constantine (Christina) Athanasuleas; proud grandmotherof Yiannis and Lycurgus Talaganis, and John Athanasuleas; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Member of St. Helen Womens Philoptochos. Funeral Tuesday, 9a.m. from Hills Funeral Home, Ltd.

10201 S.Rob- erts Rd. (8800W), Palos Hills to S.S. Constantine Helen Greek Orthodox Church, service 9:30 a.m. Interment Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Koraes School Needy Fund of S.S.

Constantine Helen Church appreciated. Visitation Monday, 3 to 9 p.m. Info: 708-598-5880. Sign Guestbook at ANGLIM, VERN D. Vern D.Anglim, nee Suerth, 96, of Antioch, formerly of Chicago.

Beloved wife of the late Harold; loving mother of Reverend Ronald H. Anglim of St. Peter Church of Antioch; fond sister of Elmer (Betty) Suerth and the late Dorothy; dear daughter of the late Jacob and Ida Suerth; aunt of Thomas, William, John and the late Mary Beth. Funeral Mass 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at St.

PeterChurch, 557 Lake Antioch. Interment service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Boniface Cemetery, Chicago. Visitation 4 until 7 p.m.

Tuesday at the church. Donations to Vitas Hospice, 580 Waters Edge Suite 100, Lombard, IL 60148 or for Masses in her memory. Arrangements by Strang Funeral Home of Antioch. Info 847-395-4000 Sign Guestbook at ANDERSON, GENEVA M. Geneva M.

Anderson, 66 years, beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Herbert, Carol (Robert) Kline and JoAnn (Joseph)Scoville; cherished grandmother of Maggie and Danny Kline. Retired from United Airlines. Services private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society, 312-641-6150. Cremation Society ofIllinois handling arrangements.

Sign Guestbook at ANDERSON, DALE Dale Anderson, retired Chicago advertising executive, 83, died Feb. 6 in Palatka, FL, resident of Chicagofrom 1963 to 1998, born in Bowen, IL, Veteran of WWII having served his country with the U.S. Army Air Forcea sa fighter and test pilot. An executive with leading advertising agencies, first in New Yorkand from 1963 in Chicago. In the late 80 he started hisown firm, The Anderson Company.

He became a resident of Florida in 1998 where he was active with the Palatka Kiwanis and the Palatka Art League. An accomplished abstract was Art League President at the time of his death. Survivors include his wife of 40years, Rosemary Anderson; daughters, Patti (Ken) Lowden and Wendy (Tom) Lash; brothers, Donald, Wendall and Kendall; and grandchildren, Kal Lowden and Shelby Taylor.Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 946, Palatka, FL 32178 or the Palatka Art League Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 722, Palatka, FL 32178.

Sign Guestbook at ADAMS, VALERIE Valerie Adams, nee Golembiewski age86, loving mother of Frank (Carol) grandmother of Cheryl, Daniel (Holly), Laurie and David (Lucy) Oleski; great-grandmother of Sandra, Edward, Steven, Robin, Nicholas and Monica; loving aunt and Godmother ofEllen (James) Blatzer; great-aunt of (Tim Hussey) Blatzer, James and Michael(Tricia) Blatzer; great-great-aunt of Kyle, Ryan and Chase. Funeral Tuesday, 9:15 a.m.from ake- FuneralHome, 11201 S. Harlem Worth to Our Lady of The Ridge Church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation Monday 2 to 9 p.m. Info. 708-361-0500. Death Notices MASON Gayle R. Mason.

The family wishes to express their gratitude for the kindness and generosity of friends and neighbors whose supportand prayers has sustained us in our time of sorrow. We are particularly grateful to the Moody Memorial Church in Chicago, IL, The Brookfield Baptist Church of Brookfield, IL, the Harvard Ave Evangelical Free Church of Villa Park, IL and the Waushara Community Church in Wautoma, WI who offered help far and above what we couldhave expected. Our hearts go out to all those who opened their hearts to us. James B. Mason Card of Thanks WAX, LOIS M.

Mom, as we remember your birthday, we miss you. We carry your love within us as ourlives are guided by your love and influence. For you are now the Wind Beneath Our Wings Love Ya MARILYN AND ALAN SOKOLOWSKI, HARRY JEROME In memory of Harry Jerome Sokolowski. It has been three and a half years since his deathand this year would ve been his 80th birthday. He was a hard worker with a mischievous sense of humor.

A big man with a generous heart. A smoker most of his life, which was cut short due to several smoke related illnesses. Born in Cicero, IL, where he resided until the family moved to Los Angeles in 1956. Work then took him to Las Vegas in the late 60 where he lived for 30 years. In death he is united again with his brothers Walter and Casimer.

Harry left behind his wife of 55 years, Blanche; his daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren; sisters-in-law Alice and Yarmilla; brother and sister-in-law John and Irma. We think of him often and greatly miss this loving and gentle man. DANIELS, PATRICE A. It hurts my heart to see him grow and think that you re not here, but then I stop and realize, there nothing left to fear. You re with people you love now, in a different time and place, and from heaven above, you look down with pride and see his little face.

On The Third Day He Rose Again. Happy Easter Patty, We love you, Dennis Cole. COHEN, DALE Happy Birthday Dale. We love you and miss you so much.Lisa and Children, Mom and Dad, Michael and Allison and Family In Memoriam Woodlawn Cemetery Forest Park, IL 3 cemetery lots. Elm Grove section.

For info, Call: 262-275-5929 Memorial Park, Skokie. Just 2 Graves Left! Non-denominational. $1,500 Each Or Best Offer. Call For Details 847-332-2000 RIDGEWOOD CEMETERY. DES PLAINES.

GRAVESITES $950 EACH PLUS TRANSFER FEE. SECTION 14.630-424-1440 CHAPEL HILL GARDENS-OAKBROOK TERRACE 2 adjoining lots in Garden of Last Supper. $1900 for both. 708-421-6446 For Sale at price. 2 grave sites at beautiful Mt.

Emblem Cemetery. Elmhust, Il. Call Roger 630-250-0451 MOUNT EMBLEM (4) cemetery plots. Eventide each. Will split.

616-847-0977 ater 3 pm MEMORIAL PARK Two side by side eye level casket size cryptsin Mausoleum. A rare find in this desirable cemetery in Skokie. Asking market price. Call 847-382-3383 Cemeteries, Crematories, Mausoleums Sign a guestbook for someone on thispage. See the obituary section at BUCKHOUSE, EVAN R.

Evan R. Buckhouse of Kenosha, WI, formerly of Racine, age 30, passed away tragically Thursday, April 10, 2003 in Chicago as a result of a work related accident. Evan was born in Kankakee, IL, January 3, 1973, son of Norman and Eileen, nee Powalisz, Buckhouse and had been a Racine county resident all of his life.Evan graduated as valedictorian of Burlington Catholic Central High School Class of 1991 and was an Eagle Scout. At Marquette University, he furthered his education and received his Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering and Masters degree in Structural Engineering with a rating of Professional Engineer. Evan then worked for the past five and a half years with Collins Engineers Inc.

of Chicago and was a member of the Civil Engineering Society. Evan greatest day was August 7, 1993 when he married Christine L. Connelly in Union Grove. He enjoyed the outdoors, riding his Harley, camping, scuba diving and was an avid Packers fan. Above all, it was his wife, Christine and his family that were most dear to Evan.

He will be sadly missed. Survivors include his loving wife, Christine of Kenosha; his parents, Norman and Eileen Buckhouse of Dublin, GA; his twin brother, Eric Buckhouse of Racine; sister, Linda (Douglas) Mayger of Apple Valley, CA; brother, Todd (Jenny) Buckhouseof Colorado Springs, CO, Robin (Tracie) Buckhouse of Killeen, TX; other relatives and many dear friends. Funeral services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 716 College Racine, Monday, April 14, 2003, 3 p.m. with Rev. Randall K.

Bush officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family atthe church Monday, from 1 p.m. until time of services. Maresh-Meredith Acklam Funeral Home 803 Main Racine, WI. 262-634-7888 Si Guestbook at chica BRAGAGNOLO, CIRO Ciro Bragagnolo, beloved husband of Alma, nee Sartini; fond father of Bruno (Gabrielle), Gemma (Salvatore) Danca, Donna (Steve) Einersen, Geanine (Biagio) Stragapede and Dina (Steve) Hertogs; grandfather of seven; brother of the late Aldo (Lena), late Ido (Gemma) and Olindo (Pat); beloved uncle of many.

Funeral Mass Monday at 10 a.m. at HolyRosary Church. Interment private. Visitation Sunday3 o9p.m. at John Rago Sons Funeral Home, 721 N.

Western Ave. For info 773-276-6056 Sign Guestbook at BRADY III, PETER J. Peter J. Brady III, U.S. Army, Vietnam Veteran, father of Kerry Brady and Kimberly (Michael) of Ryan, Colin and Breanna; son of Jane (late Peter Jr.) Brady; brother of Barbara (Alex Dimoglis) Crotty, Julie (James) Boyle and the late Michael (Madonna) Brady and the late Susan Rank.

Family and friends will meet Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. for Memorial Mass 10 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, 81st California Chicago, IL Interment Private. Arrangements by Brady-Gill FuneralHome Tinley 708-614-9900.

BODNAR, ROSELYN Roselyn Bodnar, nee Violanti beloved wifeof Damian, C.F.D. loving mother of Laura (Brian) McGready and Kathy; dear grandmother of Adam; fond sister of Jean (Louis) Riddick and Ed (Beverly) Badendick. Funeral a.m. from heBelmont FuneralHome 7120 W. Belmont to St.

Celestine Church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 3 to 9 p.m. Info, 773-286-2500 Sign Guestbook at BLOCK, RAYMOND A.

Raymond A. Block, National Guard Veteran. Devoted husband of the late Carol nee Sell; beloved father of Bonnie (Edward) Dammann and Brian (Jill) Block; loving grandfather of Mark (Lesley), Megan, Brianne, Rachel, Dan and Julie; dear brother of Gerhardt (Lorraine) Block; brother-in-law of Phyllis (John) Giel and June (Allen) Bullay; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Mat Funeral Home, 410 E. Rand Road, Mt.

Prospect, Illinois, Sunday, April 13, 2003 from 3 to 8 p.m. Services Monday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. Interment Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Northlake, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, Memorials to St. John Lutheran Church, 4939 W.

Montrose Chicago, IL 60641 appreciated. Funeral home info: 847-394-2336. Sign Guestbook at BILLERMAN, JANE ANN Jane Ann Billerman, nee Emling, 73, of Green Valley, AZ, passed away April 11, 2003 after a short illness. She was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on Oct 2, 1929 to Clarenceand Dorothy Dickey; preceded in death by children, Marty and Karen Emling; survived by husband, Charles T. Billerman of Green Valley, Richard (Joni) Emling of Orlando, daughter, Linda (Barry) Neff of Union, IL; granddaughters, Carrie Ann Neff-Andrews, Sarah Jane and Katie Emling; and sisters, Mary LaBan andConnie Stone.

Remembrances in her name may be made to the Light Center Foundation, a nonprofit equine and small animal program for handicapped and at risk youth, 17421 Marengo Road, Union, IL 60180. Sign Guestbook at BERKSON, MURIEL ROSNER Muriel Rosner Berkson, age 77, of Michigan City, IN, died April 11, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Myron E. Berkson; loving mother of Rabbi Marc E. (Deborah Carter) Berkson of Milwaukee, WI, Susan J.

(Steven Teener) Berkson of Minnetonka, MN, Beth S. Berkson of Chicago, IL and Dr. AndrewR. (Myka Ashmore) Berkson of Indianapolis, IN; fond grandmother of Michal Sarah CarterBerk- son, Abigail Leora Carter Berkson, Jesse Gidon Carter Berkson and Michael Berkson Teener; dear sister of Mrs. Sylvia R.

Bankoff of Michigan City, IN; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband; parents; andtwo brothers, Ben and Arthur (Tena) Rosner. Funeral service Sunday, April 13, 2003, 1 p.m. at Sinai Temple with Rabbi Bruce Gottlieb and Rabbi Robert Scott officiating. Interment Sinai Temple Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to Sinai Temple, Michigan City, IN or Berkson Memorial Fund The Unity Foundation, P.O. Box 527, Michigan City, IN 46360. She was a member of the Sinai Sisterhood, Hadassah, League of Women Voters and a founder of the Michigan City Humanities Seminar. Carli FuneralHome Michigan City, IN in charge of arrangements. 219-874-4214 Sign Guestbook at BENZIN, ELIZABETH M.

Elizabeth M.Benzin, nee Dossinger beloved wife of Frederick Bud loving mother of Judith Shuger; devoted grandmother ofJona- thon Shuger; dearest godmother of Gail Freund; dear sister-in-law of Herman Bud (the late Eleanor Freund; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Monday April 14, 11 Ryan-Parke Funeral ome 120 S. Northwest Hwy. (2 blks. S.

of Touhy), Park Ridge. Interment Acacia Park Cemetery. Visitation 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N.

Northwest Park Ridge, IL or LutheranGeneral Hospital Service League appreciated. Sign Guestbook at BASIL EDWARD P. Edward P. Basil age 77, beloved husband of Phyllis, nee Young; loving father of Larry (Jean) and the late Edward P. (Kathryn) Basil; dear grandfather of Christopher, Charles, Matthew, Paige Basil, Emily (James) Wilhite and Colette Basil; great-grandfather of Theresa Wilhite; fond brother of Agnes (the late Joseph) Dumit, the late Charles (Rita) and Arnice (Lucille) Basil; many nieces andneph- ews.

Visitation Monday, 3:00 p.m. to Funeral Tuesday, 9:00 a.m.from onnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie at Old Orchard Skokie, to Divine Word International, Chapel of the Holy Spirit, 2100 Waukegan Road, Techny, IL. Entombment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Saint Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Funeral info, 847-675-1990 Sign Guestbook at BALTOWSKI, FLORENCE C.

Florence C. Fox Baltowski, nee Tileston 79, of Edison Park, beloved wife of 53 years to Adam; loving mother of Mary DeSloover, Jean (Verne) Smith and John (Marianne) Baltowski; proud grandmother of Kelly, Sean and Brian; fond sister of Margaret (Pete) Haupers and the late Mary (Tom) Hart, Danelda Tileston, Rosetta (Paul) Pennickand Perley Tileston; dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, from 3 until 9 p.m. at The M.J. Suerth Funeral Home 6754 N.

Northwest Highway, Chicago. Funeral Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. prayers at the funeral hometo The Church of St. Juliana. Mass 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to your favorite charity appreciated. Interment All Saints Cemetery. For information 773-631-1240or 847-823-6540. Sign Guestbook at BABICK, NICK T. Nick T.

Babick, WWII Army AirCorp Vet. Beloved husband of Malek; loving father of (Dennis) Dobes and Jeff (Janet); dearest papa of Bryan Nicholas Dobes; also brother, sisters; nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Modell Funeral Home, 12641 W.

143rd Homer Glen to our Lady of the Woods Church. Mass 11 a.m. Interment private. Memberof Sloboda Lodge C.F.U., L.O.O.M., and Heritage Benevolent Pleasure Club. In lieu of flowers donations to Our Lady of the Woods Athletic Association preferred.

708-301-3595. Sign Guestbook at DEBS, LESTER OTTO Lester Otto Debs, beloved husband of Helen; loving brother of Betty (the late Harold) Grupp, James (Beryl) Debs, Rosemarie (the late Frank) Ross, and Glen (Patricia) Debs; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday, 2 to 8 p.m. at Knollcrest Funeral Home 1500 S. Meyers Rd.

(3 blks. S. of Roosevelt Rd.) Lombard. Funeral 10 a.m., Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials to Lutheran Charities, 5125 Main 14221 are appreciated.

Info: 630-932-1500 Si Guestbook at chica DASSINGER, JEAN E. Jean E. Dassinger, nee Welter beloved wifeo the late Joseph Dassinger; dear mother of Richard (Phyllis) Dassinger, Linda (Bob) Dassinger, Bill Dassinger, Lori (Steve) Dowd and the late Carol Dassinger; lovinggrand- mother of Irene, Mike, Scott, Brian, Joe, Jayme, Jason, Megan, Matthew, Michael and the late Jennifer and Jeannie; fond daughter of the late Leo and Alice Welter; devoted sister ofChuck (Dotty) Welter; fond aunt of many niecesand nephews. Committal Services Wednesday, April 16, 11 a.m. in the Interment Chapel of All Saints Cemetery, 700 N.

River Des Plaines. In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Diabetes Assn. or National Kidney Foundation. Arrangements by Friedrichs FuneralHome, Mt. Prospect.

Funeral info, 847-255-7800 or Sign Guestbook at DAHM, DELANEY Delaney Dahm, new born baby girl of Bill and Stacey Dahm, passed away Friday, April 11 at Rush Copley Hospital, Aurora. She is survived by her loving parents William H. and Stacey L. Dahm of Aurora; her maternal grandparents Kyle and Martha Price of Yorkville; herpaternal grandparents Hugo and Jean Dahm, Downers Grove; her maternal great-grandmother Esther Buckler, Pontiac; her paternalgreat-grand- mother Rosella Dahm of Des aunts and uncles, Kevin Price, Jeff and Connie Dahm, Amy Dahm and David Dahm; her four cousins, Matthew and Jonathon Murphy and Connor and Erin Dahm. Visitation Sunday, April 13, from 4 to 8 p.m.

at TheDieterle Memorial Home 1120 S. Broadway, Montgomery, IL 60538. Funeral service will be on Monday, April 14, at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Montgomery. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting contributions to the Delaney Dahm Memorial Scholarship Fund Old Second National Bank Fox Valley, 4080 Fox Valley Center Aurora, IL 60504.

630-897-1196 Sign Guestbook at CUNNINGHAM, LOUELLA M. Louella M. Lucy Cunningham, nee Wick. Beloved wife of the late James L. Cunningham; loving mother of Patricia Cunningham, Kathleen (Thomas) Hartford, James L.

Jr. (late Kathleen) and Jackalynn (Randy) Poucher; cherished grandmother of 15; great-grandmother ofnine; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Monday 9:15 a.m.

from the John Sheehy SonsFuneral Home, 7020 W. 127th Palos Heights, to St. Alexander Church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment St.

Mary Cemetery. 708-361-4235 Sign Guestbook at CUNNINGHAM, JOHN F. John F. Cunningham beloved husband of Joan M. nee Woods; loving father of Mary, John Matthew, Maura and the late Marita Cunningham; dearest son of the late James and Agnes nee Maloney of County Donegal Ireland; fond brother of Ann (the late Donald) Behringer, James (Bea), Peter (Helen) and the late Agnes Walsh; cherished son-in-law of Agnes and the late John Woods; dearest brother-in-lawo Maureen Woods, Jean (James) Roche and Peter (Mary Kathryn) Woods.

Visitation 3 to 9p.m. Sunday at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy (2 blks of Touhy), Park Ridge. Friends are asked to meet Monday, April 14 at St. Paul of the Cross Church for 11 a.m.

mass. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu offlow- ers donations in John memory to the American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018 appreciated. Sign Guestbook at CROKE, ROSE Rose Croke, 95, of Berwyn, devoted wife of the late John loving mother of Virginia and Sis Rose Marie (the late Hugh) Waldron. Charter member of St.

Leonard Seniors Club. Funeral Services Monday, April 14, 8:45 a.m. at I ins Funeral Home 80 E. Burlington to St. Leonard Church.

Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven. Visitation Sunday 2 to 9 p.m. Donations to St. Leonard Church, 3318 S.

Clarence, Berwyn, IL 60402. For funeral info call 708-447-2261 Sign Guestbook at COUNTS, JOSEPH G. Joseph G. Counts, 54, of Chicago, passed away on March 29, 2003, two days before his 55th birthday, of complications arising from a stroke. A resident of the Rainbow Beach Nursing Home for the past several years, hewas the beloved brother and frequent dining companion of Ben Counts; the proud father of Air- ickca, Laverne, Jamilla and Eric; and grandfather of Brianne, Jerrica, Bryan and Corey.

Joseph was a popular barber and, earlier in life, a gifted singer. A memorialservice and visitation with the family will be held at The Glass House of Saint Columbanus Church, 331 E. 71st Street, this Sunday, April 13, 2 to 6 p.m. Interment will later occur at Holy Sepul- chre. For the family, call 773-472-3103.

For Saint Columbanus, call 773-734-1022. Sign Guestbook at CHESNY, MARY A. Mary A. Chesny, nee Winski beloved wifeo the late Joseph; loving sister of Bernice(the late George) Provost, Alex (Rosemary) Krupka and Walter (Lila) Krupka; dear aunt ofmany nieces and nephews. Funeral Monday 9:30 a.m.

from Foran FuneralHome 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th just west of Harlem), to St. Blase Church. Mass 10 a.m.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Holy Family Villa, 12220 S. Will-Cook Road, Lemont, IL 60439 would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

708-458-0208 or CHABALOWSKI, LOUIS C. Louis C. Chabalowski, 79, ofMt. Prospect, at rest April 6, 2003, beloved husband of Emily; loving father of Mary Ellen (Bill) Chabalowski-Harrison, Mark and Michael (Elizabeth); cherished grandfather of Brandi, Christine, Michael, Alison and Melanie; fond brother of Tom Chabalowski and Jane (Don) Burrows. He was a WWII Veteran, 3rd Army 20th Corps 7th Field Artillery Observation Battalion in Northern France, Normandy, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe and served as a Sound Ranging Observer, receiving the European-African-Middle EasternTheater Ribbon with one Silver Battle Star, 2 Overseas Service Bars, Good Conduct Medal and Bronze Star Medal.

Memorial Mass Tuesday, April 15 at 10 a.m., with visitation at 9:15 a.m., at St. Thomas Becket Church, 1321 Burning Bush Lane, Mt. Prospect. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 NorthNorthwest Park Ridge, IL 60068 would be appreciated. Arrangements by Cremation Societyo Illinois For info, 847-577-6505.

Sign Guestbook at CARLSTEAD, HAROLD C. Harold C. Hal Carlstead, age87, longtime Flossmoor resident, recently of Olympia Fields, husband of the late Phyllis, nee Drexler; father of H. Chris Jr. (Mary Ann) Flossmoor, Jeffrey (Eugenie) of La Jolla, CA, and Thomas (Leslie) of Flossmoor; grandfather Stephanie Carlstead, Suzanne (Derek) Burnett, Christopher (Stacy), Corey, Chad, Caitlin, Brian, Sarah, Natalie, Kevin, Rachel and Ben Carlstead; brother of Louise (late Raymond) Howes.

Harold was a practicing CPA in the south suburban area for over 35 years and co- owner of the Lansing, Alsip and Harvey Holiday Inns. He was a graduate of Northwestern University, a Professor in the Northwestern University Business School and member ofthe Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity. Active in south suburban politics, he served the Bloom Township Republican Party as both Committeemanand Township Clerk. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served as a Communications Officer and was a survivor of the D-Day invasion at Memorial Services will be held on Good Friday, 11 a.m., at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchinson Flossmoor.

In lieu flowers, memorials to Glenwood School, 18700 S. Halsted Glenwood, IL 60425, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. For further information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home 708-481-9230. Sign Guestbook at BURLASON II, C.

RAYMOND C. Raymond Burlason II, age 52, entered eternal life on April 5, 2003, five days after a quadruple heart bypass surgery. He was the son the late William and Birdie May Comperry Burlason; brother of Judy Pegram and uncle of T.J. Pegram of Nashville; and since 1987 beloved life partner of Paul W. Thompson Chicago; he was brother, uncle, cousin and in-law to the extended Burlason, Comperry and Thompson families.

A festal Memorial Eucharist and Interment of ashes in the Memorial Garden will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday April, 22 2003, at the Cathedral Church of St. James (Episcopal), Wabash at Huron, in dean of the Cathedral officiating. A festive reception will be held following at the Cathedral to celebrate Raymond life of beauty and joy. Blake-Lamb Funeral Home Directors.

312-944-5594. Sign Guestbook at When words fail, let us help Be sure those who care are informed of memorial arrangements. For more information or to place a death notice, call (312) 222-2222 Or, fax your information to (312) 222-4014 DeSTEFANO, CORINNE R. Corinne R. DeStefano, nee Tortorello, age 80.

Beloved wife of Peter; loving mother of Peter (Eva), Marikay (Dennis) McGuinness andthe late Mary Diane DeStefano; proud grandmother of Ryan McGuinness, Gina DeStefano, Kiel McGuinness and Shane McGuinness; fond sister of the late Anthony, William and Robert Tortorello; dear aunt and friend of many. Visitation Sunday 4 to 9 p.m. at the John E. Maloney Funeral Home, 1359 W. Devon and Monday 10 a.m.

until time of Mass, 11 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 2324 W. Chase Ave. Interment All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions to Mount St. Joseph, St. Mary of Providence, 4200 N. Austin Chicago, IL 60634 appreciated.For information 773-764-1617 Sign Guestbook at DENZ, ELLEN Ellen Denz, beloved wife of the late Omer; dear mother of Ronald (Bonnie) Denz, Thomas (Peggy) Denz, Therese (Jack) White and Mary Beth (Steve) Haar; fond grandmother of 14; dear sister of Rosemary Matson and thelate Robert and Charles Hanna. Visitation Sunday 3 to 8 p.m.

at The Hanekamp Funeral Home, 385 Waukegan Rd. mile N. of Dundee Northbrook. Funeral Mass Monday 10 a.m. at St.

Norbert Catholic Church, 1809 Walters Northbrook. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Divine Word Missionaries, 1835 Waukegan Road, Techny, IL 60082 would be appreciated. Funeral info, 847-272-3890 or Sign Guestbook at De JONG, REV. DR.

ALEXANDER C. Rev. Dr. Alexander C. De Jong, age 80, wentto be with his Lord on April 10, 2003, beloved husband for 57 years to Joanne, nee Vander Baan; loving fatherof Alex C.

(Sandra), David J. (Gwen) and Richard J. (Patricia); dear grandfather of (Mary), Connor, Alexis (Robert) Harding, Tara, Caleb, Samantha, Megan, Emily and Elizabeth; fond brother ofPeter Y. (Joanne) and the late Albert Hop (Kay). Visitation Sunday 2 to 9 p.m.

at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Dr. and Harlem), Orland Park. Lying in state Monday from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 11 a.m.

at Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church, 7059 W. 127th St. IntermentFair- mount-Willow Hills Cemetery, Willow Springs, IL. Memorials to Elim Christian Services, 13020 S. Central Palos Heights, IL 60463; Restoration Ministries, 253 E.

159th Harvey, IL 60426 or Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Palos Heights, IL 60463preferred. 708-532-5400 or DRUCKER, FREDA Freda Drucker, nee Corbin, beloved wife of the late David; loving mother of Leonard (the late Helen) Drucker; adored grandmother of Robyn (David) Glickman and Michelle Drucker; cherished great-grandmother of Helene, Daniel and Alexandra. Graveside services will be held Monday 11 a.m. at Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 W.

Montrose, Chicago. In lieu of flowers, contributions inher memory may be made to Open DoorYouth Shelter, 4711 N. Ravenswood Chicago, IL 60640. Information Piser FuneralServices 847-679-4740 Sign Guestbook at DONATELLI, HELEN E. Helen E.

Donatelli, nee Wilcox, beloved wife of Anthony; loving mother of Gadys (Ralph) Hughes, Robert (Marilyn) Wright and the late Betty Arendovich; devoted grandmother of six; great-grandmother of six; dearest sister of Bill (Florine) Wilcox; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Conboy Westchester Chapel, Anthony P. Cappetta, Direc 10501 W. Cermak Rd, Westchester (2 Blks W.

of Mannheim Rd.) Funeral Services Tuesday 7 p.m. Cremation private. Info 708-F-U-N-E-R-A-L Sign Guestbook at aries DIDIER, RAYMOND Raymond Buz Didier, age 74, golf course Golfers all over the United States have enjoyed the work of Buz Didier, a man who literally grew up on a golf course and forged a working relationship with the demanding golf legend Ben Hogan. Didier spent two years designing and building 36 holes at Hogan Trophy Club in Fort Worth, TX. Known as the Iceman for his reserved personality, Hogan was charmed by Didier and had him as his houseguest during the entire project.

Tam Shanter Country Club in Nileswas his childhood home and he followed his father into the golf course construction business. Together they designed and built VillageGreen Country Club in Mundelein, IL, and built Tuckaway in Hales Corners, WI. Didier designed and built the Mid Iron Club in Lemont, Rolling Hills in Orland Park, Carriage Green in Darien, Bon Vivant in Kankakee, Nettle Creek in Morris, Green Garden in Frankfort and the SilverLakes Country Club in Orland Park where his wake will be held. His forte was nine hole courses, according to Silver Lake Dudley Smith, Didier longtime friend. He was an artist.

Survivors include wife Charlotte; brother David, sister Joan (Meersman); sons Raymond, James, Richard, daughter Sherry, stepdaughter Suzie; and six grandchildren. Wake will be held on Sunday, April 13, at 12:30 p.m., at the Silver Lakes Country Club, 147th and 82nd Avenue, Orland Park, IL. Sign Guestbook at ETERNO, ARTENZIA Artenzia Eterno, nee Costante beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Marianne (Steve) Klopfer, Michael (Cheryl) and David (Julie); loving grandmother of Carly, Maria, Anthony and Timothy; dearest sister of Theresa (Lawrence) Costa and the late Gloria (the late Walter) Krolski and Richard (Patricia) Costante; fond aunt of Marc, James, Michele, Michael, Richardand the late Julie; dearest friend to many.Funeral services Wednesday, 9:15 a.m.from Skaja Terrace Funeral Home 7812 N. Milwaukee Niles to St. John Brebeuf Church for 10 a.m.

Mass. Visitation Tuesday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials toAlzheimer Association, 4709 Golf Skokie, IL 60076. Funeral Info.

847-966-7302. Si Guestbook at chica ELTZ, MARIE A. Marie A. Eltz, age 89, loving mother of Jeannette (Lewis) Piepenbrink, Ben and Pat (David) Prichard; beloved sister of Rosella Karp and the late Marjorie and Joseph; cherished grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Services Tuesday at 11 a.m.

at the funeral home. Interment at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.Visi- tation Monday 5 to 9 p.m. at ueckert Funeral Home, 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (4 blocks south of Palatine Arlington Heights.

Donations honoring Marie may be made to the American StrokeAssociation, 8HA-Midwest Affiliate, Memorials and Tributes Program, Dept. 77-3968, Chicago, IL 60678. Info, 847-253-0168 Sign Guestbook at EGGERT JAMES ROBERT James Robert Eggert 69, Prospect Heights, formerlyo Arlington Heights, belovedhusband of Melodee Chantry Eggert and the late Gloria Darlene, nee Kotowski; loving father of Janice (Patrick) Greeley, James Jr. (Kimberly), Donald (Sharon), Daniel and Jeanine (fiance, Hugh Sporer) Matheson and stepfather of Cliff (Renee) Chantry and Keith (Cathy) Chantry; loved grandfather of 12; dear brother of Lois Owens. Memorial Service 8:30 p.m.

Monday at Glueckert FuneralHome, 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (4 blocks south of Palatine Arlington Heights. Memorial visitation Monday from 5 p.m. until time of Service at 8:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to American Diabetes P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720 or to American HeartAssn. Memorial Tributes Program, Dept. 77-3968, Chicago, IL 60678-3968. Info, 847-253-0168 Sign Guestbook at DuFLOTH, SYLVIA L.

Sylvia L. DuFloth, nee Wall, 79, of formerly of Arlington Heights. Beloved wife the late William loving mother of Sharon (William) Paup, Dale (Janice), Jeffrey (Merilee) and Donald DuFloth; cherished grandmother five; great-grandmother of two; dear sister three. Visitation Sunday 3 to 8 p.m. at Lauterburg Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E.

Northwest Arlington Heights. Funeral Monday 9:15 a.m. from funeral home to St. Edna Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Arlington Heights.

Mass 10 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to Parkinson Disease Foundation, 710 W. 168th New York, NY 10032 appreciated. Info 847-253-5423.

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