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35B Chicago Tribune Section 1 Sunday, May 10, 2020 GIVE THEM THE MEMORIAL AN EXCEPTIONAL PERSON DESERVES WITH LIFE TRIBUTES Our professional writers will assist you to showcase and celebrate the life of your loved ones with a beautifully written tribute prominently placed within the Chicago Tribune. HONOR THE OF YOUR LOVED ONE life memories CONTACT US 312.222.2222 Catherine RoseWall, nee Coyle, went to God on May 1st at the age of 101 years. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. Wall, her favorite singer and dance partner. She is survived by her four children, Rev.

John J. Wall, Janeen (Richard) Schmaedeke, James (Jacqueline), and Mary Kay Wall; her adoring grandchil- dren, Patrick (Jennifer), Kara, Kevin (Renee), Katlin, Catherine, Leo, Patrick Coyle, Janeen (Brendan), and Bridget; and her great-grandchildren Grace Catherine, Maggie, Colette, Finnley, and Aidan. Catherine understood that the secret of life is to give it away in love. She lived accordingly, sharing her home with various relatives through the years, and caring for several through their days. She welcomed unexpected guests to her table; lent her trusted ear and seasoned wisdom to whomever sought them; and built relationships across genera- tions and backgrounds.

Her circle widened when she retired from Illinois Bell in the 1980s, and gave her graciousness and vitality to the Old St. Church reinvigoration initiated by her son, Fr. Jack Wall. Over two decades, Catherine welcomed and connected countless peo- ple into the church community. She enjoyed many St.

special events, still gliding elegantly across the dance into her nineties. Numbers never her: neither age, nor time, nor how much of herself to give. She was always all-in and focused on now. Catherine exuded dignity and warmth, exhibited in her ability to be fully engaged with whomever she was speaking. She remained current on world events and delighted in the daily lives of those she loved until her last day.

With you and I love she bid us good night. A Memorial Mass and celebration of Catherine life will be held at Old St. Church on a date to be announced. Donations may be made to Catholic Extension Arrangements entrusted to Schmaedeke Funeral Home, 10701 S.

Harlem Ave, Worth, IL. 60482. For information 708-448-6000 or www.schmaedekefu- Wall, Catherine R. Sign Guestbook at Marketta Verlotta, age 74; beloved wife of the late Dominic; loving mother of Leila (Michael) Borkland nee Saleh; cherished grandmother of Ashley (Ryan) Porter, Jordan, Zachary and Hannah Schaefer, Dominic and Gina Borgognone, Crystal, Jessie, and Johnny Verlotta, and Stephen and Samantha Verlotta; dear sister of the late Pavel Havranek; faithful friend to many. Services entrusted to Modell Funeral Home, Darien and are private.

Donations in honor of Marketta to your local humane society or to the Czech Mission in are appreciated. Sign Guestbook at Verlotta, Marketta Suzanne Tracy nee Dayton entered into Eternal Life on her 87th birthday, May 2, 2020, with her devoted husband at her side. Sue, who pres- ently lived in Lombard, was formerly a long-time resident of Westchester. She was the beloved wife of Edward for 62 years, devoted mother of Kathleen (Matthew) Michaud, the late Joseph, Robert (Mary Kay), Mary (Patrick) Durkin, Edward (Diane), John (Lisa) and Daniel (Kimberly). Loving grandmother of Patrick Ethany), Andrew (Dr.

Kylie), and Michael Michaud, Bridget, Bobby, Megan, Kevin and Katie Tracy, Kelly (Nick) Chapleau, Sean (Logan), Brian and Colleen Durkin, Anne, Amy, Joseph and Amanda Tracy, Ryan, Lauren and Aidan Tracy, Claire and Finn Tracy and great-grandmother of Emmett Durkin. Sue is also survived by her brother James (Carol) Dayton and many loving nieces and nephews. Sue was pre- deceased by her mother, Marie Dayton. She was a member of Divine Infant Parish for 62 years. Sue will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

In lieu of donations may be made in name to Urban Autism Solutions 1212 W. Flournoy St, Chicago 60607 ( Interment was private due to Covid-19 restrictions and a memorial mass will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Donald R. Smith, Funeral Director.

For information, 708-772-0258. Sign Guestbook at Tracy, Suzanne Rollin D. Weary, veteran Chicago advertising ex- ecutive, formerly of Winnetka, Illinois, passed away peacefully at home in Vero Beach, Florida on April 12, at age 96. Son of the late Rollin and Florence (Cudney) Weary, Rollin was preceded in death by his beloved wife Joan (nee Butler) and sister Susan (Henry) Bird. Survived by his loving brother, Ralph (Julia), Rollin was father to Rollin III (Julie), Cornelia (David) Klatt and Cyrena (Charles Lee) Sparkman, grandfather to Rollin IV and Charles (Annie) Weary, Paige (Brandon) Goodwin and Charles (Meaghan) Sparkman, and great-grandfather to William and Walter Weary, Mary and Bennett Goodwin and Charles and Davis Sparkman.

The family wishes to thank Rose and Mike Parish for their years of dedicated care. In lieu of donations may be made to the Indian River Medical Center Foundation or Vero Beach Museum of Art. Interment will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach, Florida. A guest book is available at Sign Guestbook at Weary, Rollin D.

Susan Helen Waxman, nee LeVee, 82, beloved daughter of the late Raymond and Rachel, loving wife of the late Jordan Waxman, devoted mother of Craig Waxman, Bryan Mindy) Waxman, and Robin (Marc) Heller; proud Mimi to Matthew, Lindsey, Renee, Megan, and Nicole; dear sister to Stephanie; cherished friend to many. Her early years were spent as a speech therapist, but after starting a family her sole focus was raising her children. She put her heart and soul into this en- deavor, but always made time for a trip to the salon for a little pampering. She loved her travels to the four corners of the Earth with Jordan. She will be greatly missed.

In lieu of memorial contri- butions may be made to any local food bank. Private service was held. For information: call Weinstein Piser Funeral Home at 847-256-5700. Waxman, Susan Helen Sign Guestbook at KUC Administrator; Loving mother, wife, sister, friend and colleague Constance LaVerne Pitts Kilner Watson, age 93, died on May 3, 2020 in Wilmette, IL. She was born on July 18, 1926 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Wade Hampton Pitts and Laura May (Orbison) Pitts.

She graduated from Northwestern University in 1947 with a B.S. in psy- chology. She married Frederick Hammond Kilner, with whom she had 3 children: John, Linda and Peter. She was married to Richard Watson in 1990 until his death in 2013. Connie was an extraordinarily ca- pable person loved by many for her commitment to caring and excellence, her honesty, her intelligence, her glamour, her graciousness and dedication to the church.

She was devoted to the Kenilworth Union Church as Administrator and as Financial and Senior secretary. She loved caring for her family, neighborhood, friends, and church community. She was a longtime member of Skokie Country Club and was a volunteer in a variety of Chicago and North Shore charities. She is predeceased by her husbands, brother Wade Pitts, and sister Mildred Shipp. She is survived by her 3 children and their spouses: John and Suzanne Kilner of Wilmette, IL; Linda Kilner and Tom Olivier of Lexington, MA; and Peter and Deb Kilner of Mountain View, CA; her 6 grandchildren and their spouses: Paul Kilner and Elizabeth and Marvin Wickware (John and Suzanne); Luke Olivier and Laura and Sumeet Olivier (Linda and Tom); Kathryn Kilner and Margaret and Chris Grady (Peter and Deb); and 2 great-grandsons: Nathaniel and Gabriel Wickware.

She is also survived by her sisters Carolyn Summers of Dallas, TX and Margaret Keel of Fairfax, VA, and by her stepsons Stuart and Richard Watson, their wives Christine and Janice, and their families.The family expresses its apprecia- tion to all of caregivers for their hard work and devotion in caring for her in recent years. Email to be of the memorial service after the pandemic eases. Contributions in honor can be made to Kenilworth Union Church, Kenilworth Avenue, Kenilworth, IL 60043 (847-251-4272). A extended obituary is located at Watson, Constance Kilner Sign Guestbook at We celebrate the life of Julia Wolosuk who passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 after 90 wonderful years.

She was the Beloved Daughter of the late Alex and late Mary Wolosuk. Dear Sister of George Wolosuk, John Wolosuk, late Sophie (late Bart) Yario, and the late Ann (late Peter) Yalovay. She will be dearly missed by her many nieces, nephews, great- nieces and great-nephews. We will remember her as someone who loved to travel and found great joy in her family. Funeral Services and Burial at Resurrection Cemetery will be private.

Condolences may be sent to family on her personal tribute website at 708-458-0208 Sign Guestbook at Wolosuk, Julia Gerald Wolf. Beloved husband of Mary nee Harkins. Loving father of Karen (Lou) Moreno, Kim (Leno) Tovar, Laurel Wolf, and Andrea (Francisco) Medina. Dear step-father of Mary (Jerry) Coughlin, Eileen (Mike) Littleton, Sheila (Rory) Byrne, Bridget (Stan) Sczepanik, Kathy Buckley, Anne Buckley, Noreen Buckley and Helen (Tim) Petrillo.

Dearest grandfather of 29. Fond brother of Christine (Robert) Jones, Donald R. (Sandra) Wolf and Diane Wolf. Dear Brother-in-law of Barbara (late Pete) Axell, late Sr. Kathleen Harkins, Mary Jo (late John) Harkins, Bridget (late Robert) Hoggatt, and Elizabeth (John) Cannon.

Fond nephew of Lucille (late Robert) Friedl. Member of Illinois Region Model Restorers Club. In lieu of donations can be made to St. Mary of Providence 4200 N. Austin Ave.

Chicago, IL 60634. A Celebration of life will be held at a later date. Info. 773 685-4400 or Please sign Guestbook at Sign Guestbook at Wolf, Gerald A. Passed away peacefully on May 8, 2020, four weeks short of his 100th birthday.

Loving hus- band of Helen (nee Cronin) for over 68 years. Beloved father of David (Sandra) and Craig (Janis). Proud grandfather of Brian, Jeffrey, Lauren, Erin and Craig. Great-Grandfather of Charlie, Abby, Zoey, Ella, Owen, Samantha, and Nicholas. Son of Emery and Mae Williams.

Dave served in the US Navy during WWII in the Theater. After the war, he at- tended Northwestern University before joining Wade Advertising (Chicago) for what was to become a 20-year career culminating as Executive Vice President. From there he joined (La Grange) as Senior Vice President until his retirement in 1989. Dave was an avid golfer and loved singing. He had a welcoming personality and was always the consummate gentleman.

Services were pri- vate. Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell James Funeral Home, Countryside. Info: 708-352-6500 or Williams, David Sidney Sign Guestbook at PFCAndrew S. 20 of Chicago and Woodstock, IL died Sunday May 3, 2020. Andrew was born on March 28, 2000 in Park Ridge, IL to Stephen Westfallen and Robyn Carpenter.

Andrew was a 2018 graduate of Taft High School in Chicago. Upon graduation, Andrew attended basic training at Fort Benning, GA, having joined the Illinois Army National Guard. Andrew earned the rank of Private First Class in his brief time with Delta Company based out of Woodstock, IL. He wore his Blue Infantry Cord with pride INFANTRY. He recently attended McHenry County College with plans of transferring to NIU to pursue a career in dentistry.

A career path which started while working several years at his orthodontics He often told stories of how the that came in said he was Andrew loved to ride his motorcycle and working on his and cars. He was the family car guy. He was constantly jetting off on one adventure or another with his close group of friends. He had an unquenchable thirst for, and love of life and so he lived every moment to its fullest. Andrew is survived by his father, Stephen (Diana) Westfallen of Chicago, his mother Robyn (Joe) Carpenter of Woodstock.

His paternal grandparents, Ronald Westfallen and Rosemary Westfallen. His maternal grandparents, Greg (Debbie) Citko, and Joyce (Michael) Tracy; older sisters Starr Covarrubias and PFC Daphne Westfallen, younger brother PFC Matthew Westfallen and step siblings Joshua and Kayla Carpenter, nephew Aiden Covarrubias as well as loving aunts, uncles, cousins, his Army family and countless friends. He will be received in Heaven by his great grandparents. Andrew loved the phrase want to die with memo- ries and not He did just that. There are no speed limits in Heaven and the track is endless.

Due to the current Covid situation (or as Drew called it, the services will be private. A celebra- tion of his life will be held at a later date. Night love you Drew. In lieu of memorials to Operation Wild Horse, 605 S. Valley Hill Road, Bull Valley, IL 60098.

Funeral Information and to sign the guest book visit, Westfallen, Andrew S. Sign Guestbook at Clark Weber, 89 of Evanston, Il passed away peace- fully on March 7, 2020. Born in Milwaukee, WI on November 24, 1930, he was the son of the late Estelle and Clarence A. Weber and brother of the late Richard Weber.

loving wife Joan pre- ceded him in death in 2018. He served 4 years in the US Navy during the Korean War as a Radioman 3rd class. His career in radio began inWisconsin and in 1961 he joined WLS as a rock and roll disc jockey. Over the years his voice was heard onmany Chicago radio stations. In 2015 he was inducted into the Illinois Broadcaster Association Hall of Fame.

Clark is survived by his daughters, Ann (Alan) Lesar, Peggy (Charlie) Barthold, Jeanne (Matthew) Wakenight and Janet (Robert) Bryan. Clark was the proud grand- father of Beth (Andy) Christensen, Megan (Todd) Eckroat, Geoff Lesar, Ryan, Reed, Britton and Betsy Barthold, Nick, Alex (Amelia), Bennett and Madeline Wakenight, Jenna (Gil)Watts and great grandchildren Noah and Charlotte Christensen. He also leaves be- hind his sister Mary Beth Wood and nephews Bret and Chad Tollefson. In lieu of memorial do- nations can be made to Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2515 Central Park, Evanston, IL 60201, The Geneva Foundation of Presbyterian Homes, 8707 Skokie Suite 400, Skokie, IL 60077, Northshore Hospice 4901 Searle Skokie, IL 60076 or to the charity of your choice. Sign Guestbook at Weber, Clarence H.

Henry Ziemba age 96. Born and raised in NW Indiana, Hank, a WWII vet- eran, graduated from Indiana University and enjoyed a 35- year career as a stockbroker with Merrill Lynch, retiring as a VP in 1985. He and his beloved wife of 64 years Joan (nee Schaberg) moved to Clarendon Hills in 1958 and raised their three daughters there. He maintained a beautiful yard and took great pride in his gardens. Hank was an avid reader and a lifelong learner who often amazed family and friends with his in-depth knowledge on a wide range of esoteric topics.

He kept up with current events and one never had to wonder where he stood on any given subject. He particularly enjoyed reading history and philosophy and talking about the mar- ket and world events. He never lost his passion for the stock market and managed his own account until he died, on May 4, 2020. His greatest passion, however, was for his loving family who will forever cherish his memory. He is predeceased by his brothers Edmund and Mitchell.

Hank is survived by his wife, Joan; his three daughters, Amy Proegler (Mark), Susan Volkmann (Will) and Martha Cook (Jim); and his seven grand- sons, Adam Proegler (Margaret), Henry Proegler, William Volkmann, Charlie Volkmann (Jackie), Andrew Volkmann, Spencer Cook, and Matthew Cook. Private family service. Memorials to The Friends of the Library, Clarendon Hills Public Library 7 North Prospect Avenue, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514. Arrangements entrusted to Adolf Funeral Home, 630-325-2300, Ziemba, Henry Sign Guestbook at Violet L.

Zell, Age 77, nee Derus. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth L. Zell. Loving mother of Joseph (Kara) Sturgeon, Elizabeth Jacobs Vanco, Debbie (Robert) Butler, Sandra Zell and Cindy (Bill) Pahl. Cherished grandmother of Owen Sturgeon, Chris Jason Butler, Ryan Sean Clark and Hannah Kevin Pahl.

Dear sister of Donald (Francine) Derus, Diane (Ken) Wendeln, Mary Ann (James) Matthews and the late Edward (late Annette) Derus, late Leonard (Judith) Derus and the late Norman Derus. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. With todays current COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to have a public service for Violet but a public memorial Mass will be held in the future when the current crowd restrictions are lifted. A private funeral service will take place on Friday May, 8th 2020 at St. Joseph Cemetery in River Grove, IL.

Funeral Info: 708-456- 8300 or Sign Guestbook at Zell, Violet L. Larry Zeid, age 83, beloved husband of Sharlene Zeid (nee Levy); loving father of Pamela and Richard Zeid; adored son of the late Max and Fanny Zeid; dear brother of Alex (Sharon) Zeid and the late Barry Zeid; treasured uncle to several nieces and nephews. Due to the pandemic and out of concern for our extended family and friends, ser- vices and shiva will be private. In lieu of donations may be made to the American Heart Association,

For information or to leave condolences Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 847-255-3520 or Zeid, Larry Sign Guestbook at See Dolores J. McDonald notice. Zehner Anna Zacharias, nee Valentine, age 99, beloved wife of the late Walter H. Zacharias. Loving mother of Charles (Margaret) Zacharias and Joanne (Gregory) Prusik.

Cherished grandmother of William (Amanda) Zacharias, Matthew Zacharias, Elizabeth Prusik, and Laura (Eric) Williams. Great-grandmother of Amelia Zacharias. Sister of the late Emil. Dear aunt of Charlie and Susan and cousin to many. Due to the current circumstances services will be held privately.

Interment All Saints Cemetery. Info 733-736-3833 or visit memorial at Sign Guestbook at Zacharias, Anna Geraldine Evelyn Yozze, nee Tanac, Age 84, passed away on May 7, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Eugene Yozze. Loving mother of Eugene (Mary) Yozze, David (Melissa) Yozze, Dyane (Kenneth) Joiner, Joseph (Deborah) Yozze, Julie (Tony) Bruce, Jerald (Susan) Yozze and Mary (John) Hoch. Dear grandmother of Andrew (Courtney) Yozze, Adam Yozze, Samantha Yozze, Jack (Jennah) Yozze, Jayna (Sam) DeLaurentis, Tarah (James) Hoffmann, Lauren Yozze, Austin Yozze, Benjamin Bruce, Marissa Bruce, Tyler Yozze, Mason Vaglica, Bailey Vaglica and Maxwell Vaglica.

Dearest great-grandmother of Jordan, Jiavanna, Anabelle, Valentia, Sam, Jacen, Kallie and MacKenzie. Cherished daughter of the late Julia (nee Cerny) and the late Michael Tanac. Fond sister of the late Sylvia (the late Frank) Kral and the late Irene (the late Robert) Noakes. Also sur- vived by many loving sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial donations may be made to the Holy Family Villa (Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago) or Association.

Funeral services held privately for family members only in accordance with all current state and federal recommendations. You can still show your support for the family by leaving them a condolence on our website or sending a thoughtful card in care of the family to Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice, Illinois 60458 or Sign Guestbook at Yozze, Geraldine Evelyn Margaret A.Wright (nee McKenna), 81, at rest March 2, 2020. Beloved wife of the late James Wright. Loving daughter of the late Hugh and Jean McKenna; Dearest sister of Jeanette (late Patrick) Shalloo, Elizabeth (late James) McCue, and the late Patrick McKenna; Fond aunt of Thomas Shalloo, Michael (Rose) Shalloo, Elizabeth (Steve) Benson, Margaret (Ryan) Hayman, James McCue, and the late Patrick Shalloo; Loved great-aunt of Jean, Joseph, and Stephen Shalloo, Kayla and Macy Benson, and Liam Hayman.

Retired nurse of LaGrange Memorial Hospital. Visitation for Margaret A. Wright was held on March 7th at Hills Funeral Home followed by Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Palos Hills. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park.

Info. 708-598-5880 or www.hillsfh. com Wright, Margaret A. Sign Guestbook at

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