Chicago Obituaries

Chicago Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via Northwest Herald 

    Harrington, Geraldine Lica

    Geraldine Lica Harrington Geraldine Lica Harrington, 1926 - 2016. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and good friend to many.

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  • Saturday | via Chicago Tribune 

    Mother of girl slain on Lake Shore Drive: We planned...

    Less than 12 hours after her daughter was shot to death on Lake Shore Drive, Diana Mercado wept bitterly outside her family's apartment as she said she'd planned to get her 15-year-old daughter out of Chicago in a year. Her daughter, Veronica Lopez, was the youngest of four people killed over the first night of the Memorial Day weekend.

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  • Saturday | via Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc. 

    June Ann Rose Potter Austin

    June Ann Rose Potter Austin, daughter of Floyd Otis Potter and Edith Louise Johns, was born in Radisson, Wisconsin on April 23rd, 1930 and died peacefully at home in Florida on April 30th, 2016. Married in 1949, she was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Charles Carlyle Austin.

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  • Thursday May 26 | via The Janesville Gazette 

    Veronica K. Gerhardt, Sharon, WI

    Veronica K. Gerhardt, was born in Chicago, IL, on July 20, 1944 to Lucille & Hershel Appleton. She passed away on May 25, 2016.

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  • Thursday May 26 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Leroy L. 'Roy' Vos

    DEKALB – Leroy Louis “Roy” Vos, 88, of DeKalb, formerly of Dixon, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at his home. Roy was born March 31, 1928, in Chicago, to Louis and Emma Vos.

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  • Thursday May 26 | via Daily Herald 

    Cupich, bishops to celebrate Cemetery Field Masses M...

    Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, the auxiliary bishops and archdiocesan priests will celebrate Memorial Day with Field Masses at 37 Catholic cemeteries on Monday, May 30. These Masses are in conjunction with the national program, "Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes," developed by the Catholic Cemetery Conference, to honor men and women of the armed forces who died while serving, as well as active military and veterans. During all 37 Masses, veterans present will be asked to come forward for a special blessing followed by the playing of taps.

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  • Wednesday May 25 | via Northwest Herald 

    Berg, Barbara Ann

    Barbara Ann Berg Born: September 10, 1924 Died: May 21, 2016 Barbara Ann Berg, 91, of Huntley, a retired Registered Nurse, passed away at her home on the morning of Saturday, May 21, 2016. She was born on September 10, 1924, in Chicago, the daughter and one of nine girls to Francis and Elizabeth Koegel.

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  • Tuesday May 24 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Services set for 311 worker killed near police headq...

    Yvonne Nelson, 49, who had just completed her 14th year as a dispatcher with the city's 311 center, was shot and killed May 20, 2016, near Chicago police headquarters. Yvonne Nelson, 49, who had just completed her 14th year as a dispatcher with the city's 311 center, was shot and killed May 20, 2016, near Chicago police headquarters.

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  • Monday May 23 | via The Janesville Gazette 

    Celia "Susie" Marie (Drath) Ekman, Delavan...

    Celia "Susie" Marie Ekman, age 83, of Delavan died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. She was born in West Chicago, IL, on May 31, 1932 to Marx H. and Hattie Blanche Drath.

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  • Sunday May 22 | via Sentinel 

    James A. Sager

    Services for James A. Sager, 86, of Fairmont, MN, will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Burial will be following the service in the Lakeside Cemetery.

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  • Sunday May 22 | via Northwest Herald 

    Niemeyer, Henry B.

    Henry B. Niemeyer Born: September 24, 1918 Died: May 19, 2016 Henry B. Niemeyer, 97, of Woodstock passed away peacefully on May 19, 2016. His gentle passing into eternity reflected just who he was.

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  • Sunday May 22 | via Northwest Herald 

    Mencotti, Karen M.

    Karen M. Mencotti Born: July 13, 1966 Died: May 19, 2016 Karen M. Mencotti, 49, of Woodstock, passed away at home in Woodstock on Thursday, May 19, 2016. She was the youngest born to her adoring parents John and Patricia Mencotti in Grosse Point Michigan on July 13, 1966.

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  • Saturday May 21 | via Chicago Tribune 

    3 dead, at least 10 wounded in shootings

    Three people were killed and at least 10 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday morning, authorities said. Most recently, around 3 a.m. Saturday, a 35-year-old man was shot to death in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a Chicago police spokesman. 2 comments

  • Saturday May 21 | via Northwest Herald 

    Wicker, Nancy

    Nancy Deborah Wicker Born: December 11, 1925; in Canton, OH Died: May 2, 2016; in Belvidere, IL Nancy Wicker lived in five different countries and a Chicago neighborhood named after her family, but since 1999 she chose to live on fourteen acres in McHenry County. And she was never happier.

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  • Wednesday May 18 | via Chicagoist 

    Tonight's Annual Ride of Silence Will Honor Fallen C...

    The annual Ride of Silence in honor of killed and hurt cyclists takes place Wednesday evening throughout the country. A ride is scheduled here in Chicago at 6:30 p.m., with others at varying times in the suburbs.

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  • Tuesday May 17 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Robert John Casica

    Robert John Casica, 70, of Elyria, passed away Monday, May 16, 2016, at Avon Oaks Nursing Home, following a brief illness.

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  • Monday May 16 | via Lawyers, Guns, and Money 

    Chicago and the Civil War

    It's worth remembering that the Civil War transformed the entire nation, not just the South. From the tribes living in Montana to the slaves in Mississippi to Yankees in Vermont, no one in this nation was the same after 1865.

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  • Monday May 16 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Witnesses say driver killed trying to beat Metra train

    Police and fire crews responded to 119th Street and Marshfield Avenue where a man died after the car he was in was hit by a Metra Rock Island District train on the Southwest Side near Blue Island and Calumet Park on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Police and fire crews responded to 119th Street and Marshfield Avenue where a man died after the car he was in was hit by a Metra Rock Island District train on the Southwest Side near Blue Island and Calumet Park on Sunday, May 15, 2016.

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  • Wednesday May 11 | via Trading Post 

    Jeannie Kirkpatrick

    Jeannie was a research scientist at WIL Research in Ashland for 19 years and at I.I.T.R.I. in Chicago for over 20 years. She greatly enjoyed the work collaborations and friendships that she experienced through the years.

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  • Jun 26, 2013 | via Lakeland Times 

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