Chicago Obituaries

Chicago Obituaries

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  • 4 hrs ago | via Chicago Tribune 

    Heroes Night Gala funds fight against epilepsy

    The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago hosted its Heroes Night Gala honoring Dr. Jeffrey Loeb and editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis. The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago hosted its 25th annual Heroes Night Gala on Feb. 24 at the Field Museum of Natural History with over 320 in attendance.

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  • 5 hrs ago | via OttawaHerald.com 

    Rose Marie Dunnivan

    Funeral mass is set for 11 a.m., Friday, March 3, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 301 N. Hooker St., Caney, Kansas.

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  • Sunday | via Chicago Tribune 

    Ashland Avenue deadliest Chicago street for pedestri...

    Almost two years later, there are still crosses, flowers and weather-stained stuffed toys tied to a post at 43rd Street and Ashland Avenue - a memorial for a tragedy. It was here on March 6, 2015, that Elizabeth Peralta-Luna, 30, and her two children, Elizabeth, 9, and Dylan, 4, were struck and killed by a semi truck as they walked to a bus stop.

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  • Saturday | via Chicago Tribune 

    Hundreds say goodbye to 11-year-old Takiya Holmes, k...

    A funeral service was held at Life Center Church of God In Christ in Chicago on Feb. 25, 2017 for 11-year-old Takiya Holmes, who was shot by a stray bullet in Parkway Gardens and died from her injuries Feb. 14. A funeral service was held at Life Center Church of God In Christ in Chicago on Feb. 25, 2017 for 11-year-old Takiya Holmes, who was shot by a stray bullet in Parkway Gardens and died from her injuries Feb. 14. Underneath a 10-foot high arch of purple and white balloons, hundreds of mourners Saturday packed a South Side church and poured past the open white casket of 11-year-old Takiya Holmes, who was shot and killed earlier this month during a violent stretch of gun violence in Chicago that also claimed two other young children.

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  • Friday Feb 24 | via Free Press 

    Timothy Stickel

    Born Sept. 23, 1980 in Joliet, Tim was the son of Scott and Marguerite Stickel. He was raised and educated in Wilmington.

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  • Friday Feb 24 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Some Chicago gangs turning to rifles for added firep...

    Family members of shooting victims and residents of two neighborhoods in Chicago discuss the recent use of high-powered rifles by gangs in at least 33 shootings in Back of the Yards and Brighton Park in recent months. Family members of shooting victims and residents of two neighborhoods in Chicago discuss the recent use of high-powered rifles by gangs in at least 33 shootings in Back of the Yards and Brighton Park in recent months.

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  • Friday Feb 24 | via Northwest Herald 

    Smith, Geraldine H.

    Geraldine H. Smith Born: August 2, 1935; in Chicago, IL Died: February 21, 2017; in McHenry, IL Geraldine H. Smith , age 81, of McHenry passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her daughters. Born August 2, 1935 in Chicago to John and Stephanie Myszkewicz.

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  • Thursday Feb 23 | via Northwest Herald 

    King, Roger J.

    Roger J. King Born: March 18, 1928; in Harvard, IL Died: February 20, 2017; in Harvard, IL Roger J. King, 88, of Harvard passed away at his home on Monday, February 20, 2017. He was born March 18, 1928 in Harvard, IL to Thomas J. and Mary King Sr. Growing up, Roger lived on King Road where he attended the King School and graduated from Harvard High School.

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  • Tuesday Feb 21 | via Daily Reporter 

    Sandra Kay Low Barbera

    Sandra Kay Low Barbera, 76, of Greenfield, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017, at St. Vincent Heart Center. She was born on September 26, 1940, in Anderson as the daughter of Russell R. and Marie H. Fields.

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  • Tuesday Feb 21 | via Daily Mail 

    Chicago family killed by driver going over 100mph

    Kevin Crawford, 52, his wife, Anita Crawford, 50 and their oldest daughter, Kirsten Crawford, 20, all died in fatal crash Thursday night Police say the driver who was at fault in the crash, Piotr Rog, 21, also died following the accident, as he was driving over 60mph over the 40mph limit Rog had his license suspended four times and just had it reinstated less than a month ago after a three month suspension A GoFundMe page created is asking for donations to provide financial support for the couple's two children they left behind, Hailee, 15, and Christian, 9 Parents of three and their eldest daughter died in a horrific car accident Thursday night in Illinois when the vehicle they were traveling in was hit by a 21-year-old Mercedes driver who police say was driving more than 100mph.

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  • Monday Feb 20 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: Alexander J. Danka, Jr.

    Alexander John Danka Jr., 64, of Sandy Hook, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Feb. 14, 2017. Al, or known to some as Rocky, was born in Bridgeport on Feb. 5, 1953 to Alexander and Harriett Danka, both of whom predeceased him, his mother passing away just days before.

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  • Monday Feb 20 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: Harriett F. Danka

    Harriett F. Danka, 90, of Newtown, beloved partner of Everette Brower, passed away on Feb. 10, 2017 at Danbury Hospital. Harriett was born in Hartford on July 29, 1926 and spent her adolescent years in various orphanages.

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  • Sunday Feb 19 | via Northwest Herald 

    Stewart, Regina Ann

    Regina Ann Stewart Born: September 24, 1928; in Chicago, IL Died: February 4, 2017; in Woodstock, IL Regina Ann Stewart, 88, of Woodstock died Saturday, February 4, 2017 surrounded by her family and loved ones at Valley Hi Nursing Home in Woodstock. She was born Regina Ann Slattery in Chicago on September 24, 1928 to Gerald and Anna Slattery.

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  • Sunday Feb 19 | via Northwest Herald 

    Jatis, Judith B.

    Judith B. Jatis Born: July 17, 1945; in Chicago, IL Died: February 11, 2017; in McHenry, IL Judith B. Jatis, age 71, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 in McHenry. She was born on July 17, 1945 in Chicago, the daughter of Chester and Irene Bell.

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  • Wednesday Feb 15 | via Dayton Daily News 

    PETERS, Tracy M.

    PETERS, Tracy M. Age 43, Hamilton died Monday, February 13, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Hamilton on October 25, 1973.

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  • Tuesday Feb 14 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Chicago gunfire claims 2 children in a single day

    Two children, including a 2-year-old toddler, died Tuesday of gunshot wounds as a third clung to life, a spate of almost unthinkable bloodshed that has shaken a city sadly accustomed to violence. The devastation stretched from a Lawndale alley to a Woodlawn parking lot and West Englewood street and left dozens of family members gathered at hospitals pleading for miracles that would not come.

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  • Tuesday Feb 14 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Takiya Holmes, one of two girls shot on South Side o...

    Community activist Andrew Holmes called upon family members to turn in individuals responsible for shooting 11- and 12-year old girls over the weekend. Both girls were shot in the head and were unintended targets, according to police.

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  • Thursday Feb 9 | via Streets Blog Chicago 

    Court Transcript, Crash Videos Show Why Bobby Cann S...

    We syndicate a portion of the column on Streetsblog after it comes out online; you can read the remainder on the Reader's website or in print.] The family and friends of fallen cyclist Bobby Cann were outraged late last month when Cook County circuit court judge William H. Hooks sentenced motorist Ryne San Hamel, who killed Cann while speeding and drunk, to just ten days in jail. In the early evening of May 29, 2013, after partying in Wrigleyville, San Hamel was driving his Mercedes downtown on Clybourn at about 60 mph, twice the speed limit, when he slammed into Cann, 26, who was biking north on Larrabee on his way home from his job at Groupon.

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  • Thursday Feb 9 | via Daily Journal/Sunday Journal 

    Nohra D vila

    She was born in Tolima, Colombia, on Nov. 11, 1948, the daughter of Carlos Arturo Posada and Ana Deyva Ramirez. She was the youngest of her brothers, Teresa, Agneyo and Olegario.

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  • Wednesday Feb 8 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Robert N. Milano

    GRAND DETOUR – Robert Nash Milano, 78, of Grand Detour, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was a metallurgist and structural engineer with the state of Illinois.

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