Chicago Obituaries

Chicago Obituaries

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  • 3 hrs ago | via The Janesville Gazette 

    Donald Martin Zugay

    Donald Martin Zugay, 85, of Delavan, WI, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. He was born May 23, 1933 in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Martin and Jeanette Zugay.

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  • Sunday Oct 14 | via Dayton Daily News 

    BALLMANN, Lawrence

    BALLMANN, Jr., Lawrence W. Of Beavercreek, OH, passed away on Oct 12, 2018, at the age of 89. He is preceded in death by his parents Edith and Lawrence W. Ballmann Sr. and his brother Eugene Ballmann. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Jean Ballmann; his son James Ballmann; daughters Becky Manuszak, Mary Beth Kundert; brother Marvin Ballmann of AR; grandchildren Matthew Manuszak, Joshua Manuszak, Nicholas Kundert, Katelyn Kundert, and Ashley Ballmann; great grandchild Samuel Manuszak, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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  • Saturday Oct 13 | via Daily Jefferson County Union 

    Dorothy Mae (Smith) Rollins, 86, Cambridge

    Dorothy was born in Auburn, Kentucky, on June 19, 1932, the daughter of John Henry and Minerva Daisy Smith. She spent her early life in Auburn and Bowling Green, Ky.

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  • Friday Oct 12 | via Courier-Tribune 

    Woman who opened Anger Room allegedly murdered by ex...

    Growing up on Chicago's South Side, Donna Alexander dreamed of creating a safe space for people to release anger and stress, in the hopes of quelling violence and unnecessary pain. She opened Anger Room in Dallas in 2008, allowing clients to smash household objects to blow off steam, and the business was featured in a September episode of "The Real Housewives of Dallas."

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  • Thursday Oct 11 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Chicago native who opened Anger Room as safe outlet ...

    Chicago native Donna Alexander, a pioneer in the "rage room" business - where people pay money to smash things - has died, and authorities allege it was at the hands of her ex-boyfriend. Chicago native Donna Alexander, a pioneer in the "rage room" business - where people pay money to smash things - has died, and authorities allege it was at the hands of her ex-boyfriend.

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  • Thursday Oct 11 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Man charged with stabbing 2 men - 1 fatally - in Riv...

    Jose De La Torre is charged in the stabbing death of a Chicago man on the city's Far South Side on Tuesday. Jose De La Torre is charged in the stabbing death of a Chicago man on the city's Far South Side on Tuesday.

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  • Wednesday Oct 10 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Gregory Daniel Packish

    Greg was born in Oak Bluffs and grew up in Edgartown, graduating from MVRHS. After high school, Greg enlisted in the Marine Corps, serving in Desert Storm.

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  • Thursday Oct 4 | via PRWeb 

    Family-Owned Chicago Jewish Funerals Celebrates 21 Y...

    Year after year, people come to us because they know we will be there for them. That not only speaks for our service but speaks for our philosophy, which is being a part of the community and being there for the families here in their time of need.

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  • Wednesday Oct 3 | via Chicago Tribune 

    John Bryan, former Sara Lee CEO and driving force to...

    As the president and CEO of Sara Lee Corp. and its predecessor firm, Consolidated Foods, from 1975 until 2001, John H. Bryan Jr. grew Sara Lee into a consumer conglomerate with diverse brands in food and apparel. However, it was Bryan's passion for the arts - coupled with his prowess at fundraising - that produced arguably his greatest legacies.

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  • Wednesday Oct 3 | via Daily Reporter 

    Margaret D. Sargent

    Margaret Delores Sargent, 97, of Greenfield, passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. She was born on August 13, 1921, in Hancock County as the daughter of Calvin Harold and Ida Bessie Hill.

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  • Monday Oct 1 | via Chicago Tribune 

    'What could anybody possibly have against him?' Mask...

    The gunman was dressed in black and wearing a ski mask as he walked through Rogers Park on a sunny fall Sunday morning. He passed a car, glanced inside and kept walking in the 1400 block of West Sherwin Avenue around 10 a.m., a witness told police.

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  • Monday Oct 1 | via Chicago Sun-Times 

    3 killed, 9 wounded Sunday in city gun violence Sun-...

    A series of shootings across Chicago Sunday left three people dead and nine others wounded, including a 13-year-old boy shot to death on the West Side. At 4:40 p.m., Ujuan Drape was walking on a sidewalk at 4:40 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Monroe Street when a green SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  • Sunday Sep 30 | via The Janesville Gazette 

    Otis Rush, a founder of Chicago's West Side blues so...

    Even in a city teeming with blues guitar masters, Otis Rush towered above. His guitar tone - corrosive, piercing, etched in darkness and anguish - shaped the sound of Chicago blues, and resonated around the world.

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  • Sunday Sep 30 | via The Janesville Gazette 

    James "Jim" Weiner

    James "Jim" L. Weiner, 68 of La Grange, WI formerly of Chicago, IL, died on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at his home. He was born June 5, 1950 in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Erwin "Red" and Claire Weiner.

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  • Sunday Sep 30 | via The Daily Gazette 

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  • Saturday Sep 29 | via Voice of America 

    Legendary Chicago Blues Guitarist Otis Rush Dies at 84

    Singer Otis Rush poses with the Grammy Award he won for Best Traditional Blues Album for "Any Place I'm Going," Feb. 24, 1999, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose passionate, jazzlike music influenced artists from Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton to the rock band Led Zeppelin, died Saturday at the age of 84, his longtime manager said.

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  • Thursday Sep 20 | via Chicago Tribune 

    In the midst of a historic trial, a visit to Laquan ...

    Flowers and a statue of Mary adorn the grave of police shooting victim Laquan McDonald at the Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park on Sept. 13, 2018.

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  • Wednesday Sep 19 | via Northwest Herald 

    Jones, Darnell G.

    Darnell G. Jones Born: June 29, 1949; in Chicago, IL Died: September 14, 2018; in North Chicago, IL Darnell George Jones, age 69, of North Chicago, passed away peacefully Friday, September 14, 2018. He was born June 29, 1949, cherished son of late George D. and Norma Jones.

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  • Sep 15, 2018 | via Recorder 

    Terry Dallas Reedy

    Terry Dallas Reedy, age 57, of Amsterdam, passed away on Sept. 15, 2018. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 29, 1961, and is the son of the late Dallas Ray and Esta Reedy.

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  • Aug 7, 2017 | via CSP 

    Industry Remembers Griswold

    The convenience-store and beverage industries are mourning the death of former Nestle Waters North America executive Rex Griswold, 56, who died Friday, Aug. 4, from complications related to his five-year battle with multiple system atrophy, or MSA. "Rex embodied courage, as do his wife and children.

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