Chicago Obituaries

Chicago Obituaries

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  • 55 min ago | via NorthJersey.com 

    Ken Fitch of Little Ferry dies at 64

    Services were held for Ken Fitch, 64, of Little Ferry, who died on Tuesday, August 18, 2015. He was the father of Patricia Leswing of this township.

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  • Saturday | via Red Eye Chicago 

    'Flames had to be just ferocious': 2 die in suspicio...

    Relatives embrace before some are taken away for questioning at the scene of a fatal fire near 51st Street and Lorel Avenue in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, Aug. 29, 2015. Relatives embrace before some are taken away for questioning at the scene of a fatal fire near 51st Street and Lorel Avenue in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, Aug. 29, 2015.

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  • Saturday | via Chicago Tribune 

    2 dead in 'suspicious' fire in Garfield Ridge

    Chicago Police Department arson detectives are investigating a suspicious fire in which two men died Saturday morning on the city's Southwest Side. According to police, the fire broke out shortly before 10 a.m. at a structure on the 5200 block of South Lorel Avenue in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, according to Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

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  • Friday Aug 28 | via WLS-AM Chicago 

    Off-duty CPD officer dies after South Side motorcycl...

    An off-duty Chicago Police officer died Monday after a motorcycle crash in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side. About 4 p.m., Jonathon Ho was driving a motorcycle that collided with another vehicle near the intersection of 95th Street and Vincennes Avenue, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via The Daily Record 

    Edward Hanlon, 80, Wooster

    Edward Milton Hanlon, 80, of Wooster, passed away peacefully at his home Aug. 24, 2015, under the loving care of his daughter Amy. He was born March 30, 1935, in Chicago, Ill., the son of the late Raymond and Dorothy Hanlon, and grew up in Kent, and Sandusky.

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via Stars and Stripes 

    Fort Bragg memorial honors Golden Knight Corey Hood

    Sgt. 1st Class Corey Hood, 32, of Cincinnati, passed away Aug. 16, 2015, in Chicago, of complications following a parachuting accident. Hood was a forward observer serving as a demonstration parachutist for the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. Friends and family gathered inside the Golden Knights hangar on Fort Bragg on Wednesday morning to remember Master Sgt.

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  • Monday Aug 24 | via Daily Reporter 

    Jack R. Phillips, Greenfield

    Jack R. Phillips, 86, of Greenfield, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at Select Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on Aug. 4, 1929, in St. Louis, as the son of Jesse and Ellen Phillips.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via Northwest Herald 

    Templeton, Beatrice F.

    Beatrice F. Templeton Born: Aug. 5, 1936; in Chicago, IL Died: Aug. 18, 2015; in Woodstock, IL Beatrice "Bea" F. Templeton, age 79, of Marengo, passed away August 18, 2015 at JourneyCare Hospice in Woodstock. She was born August 5, 1936 in Chicago.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Walter Swickard

    SWICKARD, Walter Dale 'Big Daddy,' 84, of Toronto, Ohio, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, in the Acuity Specialty Hospital in Steubenville, Ohio.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via The Review 

    Walter Dale - Big Daddy' Swickard

    Walter Dale 'Big Daddy' Swickard, 84, of Toronto, Ohio, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 in the Acuity Specialty Hospital in Steubenville, Ohio. Dale was born Aug. 2, 1931 in Pine Grove Ridge, Ohio, son of the late William Walter and Chalissa Lawrence Swickard.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via Examiner.com 

    Boys basketball coach died while doing what he loved

    Family and friends said Terran Thomas died Sunday doing what he loved best and that's volunteering at his Chicago church. According to Mel Johnson , a family friend and president of the nonprofit Teenage Basketball Association , Thomas, a 61-year-old educator and youth basketball coach for the TBA, died while directing the Men's Day Choir at Emanuel Church of God in Christ in the East Garfield neighborhood.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via Patch.com 

    Wilmette Obituary: Jean Glunz nee Madden, 80

    Jean Glunz nee Madden, age 80, of Wilmette, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She lived a life committed to her faith, family and service.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via The Wilson County News 

    Sister Mary Angela Gawlik

    Lost: Rat Terrier female, white with brown spots, answers to Bebe, July 31, Shannon Ridge Subdivision. Call Yolanda Mandigo, 830-477-7821.

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  • Tuesday Aug 18 | via Rocky Mount Telegram 

    Army skydivers regrouping after membera s death

    This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. 1st Class Corey Hood. A parachutist the Army Golden Knights, Hood died Sunday after suffering severe injuries from an accident during a stunt on Saturday at the Chicago Air & Water Show, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

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  • Tuesday Aug 18 | via Northwest Herald 

    Votava, Richard E.

    Richard E. Votava Born: July 31, 1926; in Chicago, IL Died: Aug. 15, 2015; in Woodstock, IL Richard E. Votava, 89, of Woodstock, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Centegra Hospital in Woodstock surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chicago on July 31, 1926, to Edward and Judith Votava.

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  • Monday Aug 17 | via WWAY-TV Wilmington 

    Fort Bragg parachutist dies after Chicago air show a...

    A Fort Bragg soldier who extensively served our country overseas died Sunday from injuries suffered in a midair collision with another jumper during a stunt at the Chicago Air & Water Show. Thirty-two-year-old Sergeant First Class Corey Hood died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, said Mario Johnson, a Cook County medical examiner's investigator.

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  • Sunday Aug 16 | via The Rochester Sentinel 

    Catherine M. Koten

    Catherine M. Koten, 88, of Lake Manitou and Barrington Hills, Ill., died Wednesday afternoon in the presence of all three of her children, John, Mark, and Sarah. Catherine died of natural causes and passed from this life in utter peace.

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  • Sunday Aug 16 | via CBS News 

    Army parachutist dies after air show collision

    One of two parachutists who collided while performing at the Chicago Air and Water Show Saturday morning has died the Cook County Medical Examiner confirmed. U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Cory Hood, 32, died Sunday afternoon, a day after he was injured in the mid-air collision with another parachutist, CBS Chicago reported .

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  • Sunday Aug 16 | via KXXV-TV Waco 

    US Army parachutist dies after Chicago air show acci...

    Authorities say at least four people were killed after two small planes collided in the air near an airport in southern San Diego County. Two small planes collided midair while approaching an airport in southern San Diego County on Sunday, killing at least four people and sparking brush fires in a remote field where the wreckage landed, authorities said.

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  • Sunday Aug 16 | via Red Eye Chicago 

    Army parachutist hurt in Air & Water Show has died

    The U.S. Army parachutist injured while performing in the Chicago Air & Water Show Saturday died Sunday afternoon, officials said. Corey Hood, 31, a member of the Army Golden Knights parachute team, had collided with another parachutist Saturday and ended up striking a Lake Shore Drive high-rise on the Gold Coast before falling to the ground.

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