Chicago Obituaries

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  • 7 hrs ago | via Northwest Herald 

    Schermerhorn, Thomas A.

    Thomas A. Schermerhorn Born: February 1, 1935 Died: December 3, 2016 The Honorable Thomas A. Schermerhorn, 81, of Woodstock, passed away at his home on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Born in Chicago to Harry M. Schermerhorn and Margaret Schermerhorn, Tom was the sixth of eight children raised in Wilmette, IL.

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  • Sunday | via Northwest Herald 

    Lower, Laura A.

    Laura A. Lower Born: September 10, 1963; in Chicago, IL Died: November 29, 2016; in Woodstock, IL Laura A. Lower, age 53, of McHenry, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at JourneyCare of Woodstock. She was born Sept.

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  • Sunday | via Northwest Herald 

    Glosson, Jacqueline J.

    Jacqueline J. Glosson Born: June 27, 1940; in Whitehall, IL Died: November 18, 2016; in McHenry, IL Jacqueline J. Glosson, age 76, of McHenry, died Friday, November 18, 2016, at Centegra Hospital-McHenry. She was born June 27, 1940 in Whitehall, IL to Max and Bernice Brady.

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  • Saturday Dec 3 | via Northwest Herald 

    Bauer, Paul A.

    Paul A. Bauer Born: October 4, 1930; in Chicago, IL Died: November 29, 2016; in Huntley, IL Paul A. Bauer, age 86, of Agonquin passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. at Centegra Hospital in Huntley.

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  • Friday Dec 2 | via New York Magazine 

    Chicago on Pace to Have the Highest Murder Rate in A...

    Chicago police officers and bystanders stand near crime-scene tape where a man was shot in the head as he sat in a vehicle on the 2600 block of West Luther Street on November 16, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois. On the Far South Side of Chicago, a 25-year-old man crashed his car early Wednesday morning.

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  • Thursday Dec 1 | via Streets Blog Chicago 

    North LaSalle Street Is a Deathtrap for Pedestrians....

    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.] Days after a man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run SUV driver in River North, there were still chunks of road salt on the west side of LaSalle Street just north of Chicago Avenue. According to a security guard at a nearby building, city workers hosed the victim's blood off the street after the crash and spread the salt to keep the pavement from icing over in the freezing weather.

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  • Thursday Dec 1 | via Dayton Daily News 

    WILLETT, Edward

    WILLETT, Edward V. 95, an original member of the Tuskegee Airmen, died on November 12, 2016, at LanePark of Huber Heights in the Memory Care Unit, following an extended illness. He leaves a legacy of world travel, knowledge, wisdom and abundant life experiences to his beloved wife Mary Willett, Yellow Springs, OH, brother, Charles Wayne Willett, Sr., Chicago, IL, children, Vernetta R. Willett, Xenia, OH, Everett W. Willett, Melvin G. Willett, Pueblo, CO, and Linda M. McDonald, Chicago, IL, and stepchildren, Thomas L. Durgans, Jr, Yellow Springs, Kenneth B, Durgans, Aurora, CO, Karen Y. Durgans and Cheryl E. Durgans, both of Yellow Springs, and grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

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  • Wednesday Nov 30 | via Red Eye Chicago 

    Riot Fest co-founder Sean McKeough dies at 42

    McKeough, an entrepreneur, musician and tireless supporter of the Chicago music scene also co-owned Cobra Music on the city's Near West Side. With the passing of Sean McKeough, Riot Fest says "an irreplaceable part of its closely-knit family" has been lost.

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  • Wednesday Nov 30 | via Northwest Herald 

    Kaiser, Donald P.

    Donald P. Kaiser Born: August 19, 1936 Died: November 28, 2016 Donald P. Kaiser 80 of Woodstock died Monday November 28, 2016 at Hearthstone Manor Nursing Home in Woodstock. He was born in Chicago on August 19, 1936 to Paul and Catherine Kaiser.

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  • Tuesday Nov 29 | via The Daily Record 

    Carolyn Mullen, 72, Wooster

    Friends may call Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster, where services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Kirk Fairhurst will officiate.

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  • Monday Nov 28 | via Times Observer 

    Suzanne Stewart

    Suzanne Stewart, 80, of McGuire Run Road in Tidioute, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 27, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born October 7, 1936 in Tidioute, a daughter to the late George W. and Frances Atkin Sr. Suzanne was a member of the Tidioute United Methodist Church and enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, baking, making candy and reading.

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  • Monday Nov 28 | via BroadwayWorld.com 

    Alison Vesely of First Folio Theatre Dies at the Age...

    Alison C. Vesely , Artistic Director and Co-Founder of First Folio Theatre, passed away Friday at the age of 59 of ovarian cancer. Alison began First Folio, one of Chicagoland's most treasured theater companies, with her husband David Rice in 1996.

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  • Sunday Nov 27 | via Valley News Live 

    51 Shot, 6 Fatally, in Thanksgiving Weekend Violence...

    At least 51 people have been shot, 6 fatally, in attacks across the city over Thanksgiving weekend, according to Chicago Police. The weekend's latest homicide happened at 2:38 a.m. Sunday in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side.

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  • Sunday Nov 27 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Terry Lynn Nyhagen

    Terry Lynn Nyhagen died at the age of 67 in his home, Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, after a battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Victoria Ruth Morrison; his son, Eric Nyhagen; sisters, Cherie Pooler, Judy Gravunder; brother, Allen Nyhagen; brothers-in-laws, Bill Morrison and Dave Morrison; many nieces and nephews.

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  • Sunday Nov 27 | via Red Eye Chicago 

    2 dead, 15 wounded in separate shootings

    A 30-year-old man was fatally shot and a 31-year-old man was wounded just before 2:40 a.m. Sunday in the 3400 block of West Harrison Street in the Homan Square neighborhood, police said. A 30-year-old man was fatally shot and a 31-year-old man was wounded just before 2:40 a.m. Sunday in the 3400 block of West Harrison Street in the Homan Square neighborhood, police said.

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  • Sunday Nov 27 | via Dayton Daily News 

    PIPPIN, Frank "Thomas"

    PIPPIN, Frank "Thomas" Age 78, of Middletown, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016 at his residence. He was born January 13, 1938 in Portland, TN to Vancel and Leona Pippin.

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  • Sunday Nov 27 | via Northwest Herald 

    Laytham, Joseph Weldon

    JOSEPH WELDON LAYTHAM Born: January 25,1944; in Kansas City, KS Died: November 12, 2016; in Elk Grove Village, IL Joseph "Joe" Laytham, age 72, of Huntley, IL died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at Alexian Bros Medical Center. He was born January 25, 1944 to Olin and Offie Laytham.

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  • Saturday Nov 26 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Phillip E. - Ed' Kimberling

    He was born in Tyrone, son of Samuel J. Sr. and Margaret Irene Kimberling. On June 10, 1961, he married Frances A. Hock at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona.

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  • Friday Nov 25 | via Chicago Reader 

    This six-block stretch of LaSalle has averaged one p...

    Days after a man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run SUV driver in River North, there were still chunks of road salt on the west side of LaSalle Street just north of Chicago Avenue. According to a security guard at a nearby building, city workers hosed the victim's blood off the street after the crash and spread the salt to keep the pavement from icing over in the freezing weather.

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  • Friday Nov 25 | via Northwest Herald 

    Groh, Arthur R.

    Arthur R. Groh Born: July 9, 1926; in Chicago, IL Died: November 20, 2016; in Crystal Lake, IL Arthur R. Groh, 90, of Crystal Lake passed away November 20, 2016 at his home. He was born July 9, 1926 in Chicago to Henry and Mary Catherine Groh.

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