Chicago Obituaries

Chicago Obituaries

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  • 18 hrs ago | via 

    BERRY, Helen Elizabeth Barker

    Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Barker Berry of Kannapolis, N.C. went home to be with Jesus at the age of 96, on August 18th at 2:02 pm surrounded by her family.


  • 20 hrs ago | via The Daily Gazette 

    Barbara Ann Lehr Hawkins

    FENTON – Barbara Ann Hawkins, 73, of Fenton and Florida, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, surrounded by the love, support, and prayers of her family. She was born June 22, 1943, the daughter of Johanna and Robert Lehr in Chicago.


  • Yesterday | via Northwest Herald 

    Chobak Sr., Frank G.

    Frank G. Chobak Sr. Born: June 17, 1930; in Chicago, IL Died: Aug. 21, 2016; in Sun City, Huntley, IL Frank G. Chobak Sr., 86, of Sun City Huntley, formerly of Berwyn passed away early Sunday morning, Aug. 21, 2016 in his home with his family at his side. He was born June 17, 1930 in Chicago the son of Michael and Helen Chobak.


  • Tuesday Aug 16 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Authorities: Facebook feud about girlfriends sparked brawl that left man, 23, dead

    A man and two women are being held in lieu of $900,000 bail after they allegedly beat a man to death with a broom handle, a metal baseball bat and a two-by-four on the West Side after a Facebook fight, authorities said. Lithia Henderson, 41, Marshalla Kelly, 23, and Marshall L. Henderson, 21, appeared in court Sunday, where a judge set bail at $900,000 for each of them, according to Cook County state's attorney office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton. 3 comments

  • Monday Aug 15 | via CBS News 

    Cop's son among 9 killed in violent Chicago weekend

    Nine people were killed, including the son of a Chicago police officer, and at least 43 more were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Monday morning, reports CBS Chicago . Arshell Dennis III, the 19-year-old son of officer Arshell "Chico" Dennis, was gunned down early Sunday on the Southwest Side. 1 comment

  • Monday Aug 15 | via Stars and Stripes 

    Army vet slain in Chicago, where he hoped to battle ...

    Abner Garcia, a U.S. Army veteran, was just 19 years old when he approached his mother, Elizabeth Juarez, with his decision to enlist. "I supported him.


  • Sunday Aug 14 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Slain Army veteran remembered for compassion, mentor...

    Abner Garcia, a U.S. Army veteran, was fatally shot Saturday morning in the 5200 block of South Pulaski Road. Abner Garcia, a U.S. Army veteran, was fatally shot Saturday morning in the 5200 block of South Pulaski Road.


  • Sunday Aug 14 | via The Sweet Science 

    R.I.P. Sean Curtin: Chicagoland Boxing Linchpin and ...

    Boxer. Referee. Boxing Judge. Commissioner. Archivist. Author. Sean Curtin wore all of these hats.


  • Saturday Aug 13 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Thomas John Bochenek

    Thomas John Bochenek, 69, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on Friday, August 12, 2016, at his home with his wife, Valerie, by his side. Tom was a 1964 graduate of Gloversville High School.


  • Wednesday Aug 10 | via The Review 

    Richard C. Sherer Jr.

    Richard C. Sherer Jr., age 71, of Canton, passed away Aug. 7, 2016, at Aultman Hospital. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1945, to Richard C. and Kathlyn Stanford Sherer.


  • Wednesday Aug 10 | via Northwest Herald 

    Gerrish, Wilbert H.

    Wilbert Henry Gerrish Born: May 7, 1929; in Chicago, IL Died: August 7, 2016; in Woodstock, IL Wilbert Henry Gerrish, age 87, of Woodstock, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016, at Centegra Hospital in Woodstock, Illinois. He was born May 7, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois to Karlton and Clara Gerrish and joined the United States Army at 17, proudly serving his country during the Korean War .


  • Tuesday Aug 9 | via Daily Journal/Sunday Journal 

    Death notices: Aug. 9, 2016

    Virginia Scheller, 87, of Bradley, passed away Monday at River North of Bradley Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais.


  • Sunday Aug 7 | via 

    Harand Theatre Camp Mourns Beloved Co-Founder

    Sulie Harand Friedman, co-founder of Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts, passed away Saturday evening, August 6 at the age of 97. Sulie was preceded in death by Harand Camp co-founders - husband Byron Friedman, sister Pearl Harand Gaffin, and brother-in-law Sam Gaffin. In addition to her legacy as a teacher, director and businesswoman through Harand Theatre Camp, Sulie was renowned for her one-woman interpretations of classic musicals.


  • Sunday Aug 7 | via Northwest Herald 

    McCormack, Mary Virginia

    Mary Virginia McCormack Born: July 5, 1926 Died: August 3, 2016 Mary Virginia McCormack, 90, passed away unexpectedly on August 3, 2016 surrounded by her loving and grateful family. She led a full life of unwavering devotion to faith, family, and community.


  • Friday Aug 5 | via The Rochester Sentinel 

    Edmund H. Schellhorn

    Edmund H. Schellhorn, 96, Rochester, passed away peacefully at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at his daughter's residence. Born on July 8, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of the late Emil and Lena Schellhorn.


  • Wednesday Aug 3 | via Daily Journal/Sunday Journal 

    Rosie Teague

    Rosie was a retired support service worker II from Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee. She was a resident of the Pembroke Township area for 50 years.


  • Tuesday Aug 2 | via Denver Post 

    Ask Amy: "Caregiving" for 94-year-old gran...

    Dear Amy: My husband's grandmother "Jenny" is 94 and lives alone. Up until three years ago, her son was her main caregiver.


  • Tuesday Aug 2 | via Daily Mail 

    Chicago police say body camera didn't work during sh...

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  • Monday Aug 1 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Family of Divvy rider killed in crash sues truck dri...

    A woman was killed while riding a Divvy bike on the Northwest Side on Friday, July 1. She's believed to be the first person killed riding a bike-sharing bicycle in the United States. A woman was killed while riding a Divvy bike on the Northwest Side on Friday, July 1. She's believed to be the first person killed riding a bike-sharing bicycle in the United States.


  • Sunday Jul 31 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Police: Man kills woman, turns gun on himself during West Side murder-suicide

    A man is suspected of fatally shooting a woman and then shooting himself to death outside Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in the 5700 block of West Chicago Avenue in the Austin neighborhood on July 31, 2016. 1 comment