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  • Ellen (Gath) Berent Schwinge Kwiatkowski Obituary Photo
    Ellen (Gath) Berent Schwinge Kwiatkowski, 86 Mundelein, Illinois

    March 21, 1932 - May 25, 2018

    Ellen Berent Schwinge Kwiatkowski, age 82 of Mundelein, passed away peacefully, on Friday, May 25, 2018. She was born on March 21, 1932, to the late Peter and Catherine (nee Liebert) Gath. On September 4, 1999, she...


  • Adrienne J. Basara Obituary Photo
    Adrienne J. Basara, 88 McHenry, Illinois

    July 9, 1929 - May 21, 2018

    Adrienne J. Basara, age 88, of McHenry, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018. She was born July 9, 1929, to the late William and Lillian (nee Stricker) Hasman. On July 17, 1948, she married the love of her life, Daniel...


  • William  Brown Obituary Photo
    William Brown, 75 Elgin, Illinois

    December 21, 1942 - May 20, 2018

    William "Bill" Edward Brown, age 75, of Cherry Valley, died Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care, Elgin. He was born December 21, 1942 in Johnsburg, the son of the late Herman and Marie Brown....


  • Shirley A. King Obituary Photo
    Shirley A. King, 78 McHenry, Illinois

    February 24, 1940 - May 20, 2018

    Shirley A. King, age 78, of McHenry, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 20, 2018. She was born February 24, 1940, to the late Darrell and Lena (Chaney) Harris. Shirley was known for her love of gardening and...


  • Nancy Loesch Obituary Photo
    Nancy Loesch, 74 McCullom Lake, Illinois

    January 23, 1944 - May 18, 2018

    Nancy J. Loesch, age 74 of McCullom Lake, passed away peacefully on Friday May 18, 2018. She was born on January 23, 1944, the daughter of Clifford (Shirley) Anderson. On August 31, 1963, Nancy married the love of her...


  • Clifford Charles Wagner Obituary Photo
    Clifford Charles Wagner, 65 Lincolnton, North Carolina

    May 4, 1953 - May 18, 2018

    Clifford Charles Wagner, age 65, of Vickery drive in Maiden, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018. He was born May 4, 1953, to the late Charles and Doris (nee Bellamy) Wagner. On December 19, 1997, he married the love of...


  • Evelyn A. Link Obituary Photo
    Evelyn A. Link, 99 McHenry, Illinois

    September 18, 1918 - May 18, 2018

    Evelyn A. Link, age 99, of McHenry, passed away peacefully Friday, May 18, 2018, at Alden Terrace. She was born September 18, 1918, the daughter of Math and Emma (nee Behm) Wagner. On February 7, 1953, she married the...


  • Catherine  "Katie" Dehn Obituary Photo
    Catherine "Katie" Dehn, 87 Johnsburg, Illinois

    July 16, 1930 - May 17, 2018

    Catherine Dehn, age 87, of Johnsburg, died peacefully on May 17, 2018 at home with the love of family and friends surrounding her. Kate(Katie, Maizie) is survived by her children: Carol(Rick) Wakitsch, John(Cheryl)...


  • Marion S. Huels Obituary Photo
    Marion S. Huels, 66 McHenry, Illinois

    June 18, 1951 - May 15, 2018

    Marion S. Huels , 66, of McHenry, Illinois passed away on May 15, 2018. Marion was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend that gave so much to others. Born to Gordon and Marion Wylie in Chicago,...


  • Rachel Ramirez Obituary Photo
    Rachel Ramirez, 19 McHenry, Illinois

    August 13, 1998 - May 14, 2018

    Rachel Ramirez, age 19, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018. She was born August 13, 1998, the daughter of Sarah (Douglas Nieves) Peters and Daniel Ramirez. Rachel had a passion for drawing and loved listening to music. ...


  • Patricia A. Sword Obituary Photo
    Patricia A. Sword, 69 McHenry, Illinois

    February 25, 1949 - May 14, 2018

    Patricia A. Sword, age 69, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018, in McHenry. She was born in Elgin, Illinois on February 25, 1949. She enjoyed gardening and loved animals. Family meant everything to her and she will be...


  • Nancy D. Allen Obituary Photo
    Nancy D. Allen, 72 McHenry, Illinois

    January 13, 1946 - May 13, 2018

    This is the story of Nancy (Watson) Allen. Nancy was a wonderful woman that was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished. "Grandma Fancy", as she was lovingly called by her grandchildren, was an amazing wife, mom,...


  • Mae Ehredt Obituary Photo
    Mae Ehredt, 90 McHenry, Illinois

    May 2, 1928 - May 10, 2018

    Mae Ellen Ehredt of McHenry, died Thursday May 10, 2018 at her home in McHenry. She was 90 years old. She was born May 2, 1928 to Frank E. and Sarah (Rath) Ehredt in Grant Township Ingleside, Illinois and grew up on...


  • Lorna A. Lee Obituary Photo
    Lorna A. Lee, 76 Wonder Lake, Illinois

    February 13, 1942 - May 10, 2018

    Lorna A. Lee, age 76, of Wonder Lake, passed away surrounded by her loving family Thursday, May 10, 2018. She was born February 13, 1942, to the late Herbert and Marie (nee Doesckle) Lee. Lorna enjoyed horses and...


  • Kenneth "Ken" Schwall Obituary Photo
    Kenneth "Ken" Schwall, 61 McHenry, Illinois

    March 30, 1957 - May 8, 2018

    Kenneth Martin "Ken" Schwall, age 61, went to Heaven on Tuesday morning, May 8, 2018, surrounded by his loving family and caregiving "angels". For the past 9 years he resided at Alden Estates of Barrington, where he...


  • Theresa Schaft Obituary Photo
    Theresa Schaft, 96 Woodstock, Illinois

    September 25, 1921 - May 5, 2018

    Theresa Schaft, age 96, of Fox Lake, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was born September 25, 1921, to the late Ignaitus and Antonia (nee Zynda) Tushkowski. Theresa was a long time resident of...


  • Marvin A.  Birkhoff Obituary Photo
    Marvin A. Birkhoff, 80 McHenry, Illinois

    April 1, 1938 - May 5, 2018

    Marvin Birkhoff died peacefully on May 5, 2018 after a battle with cancer. He was a long time Johnsburg resident working in real estate and later as the manager of McDonald's in Fox Lake. Marvin proudly served for the U...


  • Mitchell L. Ringer Obituary Photo
    Mitchell L. Ringer, 75 Albuquerque, New Mexico

    May 10, 1942 - May 3, 2018

    Mitchell L. Ringer, of Albuquerque, passed away on May 3, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Janet (nee Schimke) Ringer. His sons: Nathanael Ringer of San Francisco, CA and Bartholomew Ringer of Naples, Italy...


  • Marian M. Johnson Obituary Photo
    Marian M. Johnson, 72 McHenry, Illinois

    February 8, 1946 - May 3, 2018

    Marian M. Johnson, 72, of McHenry, passed away on May 3, 2018 surrounded by her family at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington Marian, also affectionately known as Mimi or Mugsy, was born in Waukegan, IL on February...


  • Karen A. Jones Obituary Photo
    Karen A. Jones, 51 Algonquin, Illinois

    May 10, 1966 - May 2, 2018

    Karen A. Jones(nee Godfrey), age 52 of Algonquin, IL passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. She was born on March 10, 1966 in Chicago, IL and was the daughter of (the late) James P. Godfrey and (the late)...


  • Glenn Hargrave Obituary Photo
    Glenn Hargrave, 92 McHenry, Illinois

    May 16, 1925 - May 2, 2018

    Glenn Hargrave, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Long Grove, IL. He was born on May 16, 1925, the son of Hamer & Eleanor (nee Bailey) Hargrave. In May of 1949, he married the love of his life, Doris...


  • Karen L. Moravec Obituary Photo
    Karen L. Moravec, 72 Woodlawn, Illinois

    July 3, 1945 - May 2, 2018

    Karen L. Moravec, 72, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 10:50 A.M. May 2, 2018 at her residence. She was born July 3, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois to Audrey Johnson. Karen married Ralph Moravec on November 24, 1962 at...


  • Elizabeth Popovich Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth Popovich, 84 Williamsburg, Virginia

    January 26, 1934 - May 2, 2018

    Elizabeth (Liz) C. Popovich (nee McArthey), born January 26, 1934 in Escanaba, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord and Savior, May 2, 2018 from Alzheimer's-related complications. She was a loving and dedicated...


  • James Wieser Obituary Photo
    James Wieser, 67 McHenry, Illinois

    June 11, 1950 - April 30, 2018

    James Peter Wieser, age 67, passed away in McHenry on Monday, April 30, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Chicago on June 11, 1950, the son of Walter Joseph and Louise Marie (nee Witte) Wieser. On...


  • Elaine D. Reagan Obituary Photo
    Elaine D. Reagan, 90 McHenry, Illinois

    July 5, 1927 - April 29, 2018

    Elaine D. Reagan, 90, born July 5, 1927. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Bill Reagan, as well as her parents Henry & Agnes Probst, her sisters Marge Pinigis, Jayne Burke and Betty Kamer. She is...