Local obituary notices in Chicago, IL
Sunday | via Switched
"Ultimately, I want to change the way people view art, the way people buy art, the way they make art. I've always tried to balance the tight rope of making my art accessible to those who are aware of the craft, and those who aren't convinced of art or more specifically my artistic objective. Comment?
Sunday | via Northwest Herald
Susan Tapia Born: January 26, 1956 Died: April 24, 2016 Susan Tapia, age 60, of McHenry, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Chicago on January 26, 1956, the daughter of Josef and Maria Krizanovic. Comment?
Friday Apr 29 | via Chicago Tribune
George Edwards' death last month while crossing Farnsworth Avenue at Marshall Boulevard in Aurora has put a spotlight on the three-way intersection in the city. Marshall Boulevard ends at Farnsworth. Comment?
Friday Apr 29 | via Chicagoist
The weather is starting to get good, and you know what that means: Chicago is getting ready to party. Millennium Park will host an epic celebration of House music on May 28; more than 12,000 people have already RSVP'ed to the event on Facebook, and that number is growing fast. Comment?
Thursday Apr 28 | via Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper
Lucinda Loretta Reinhold, 83, of Redding, Ca., formerly of Gillett, passed away there Sunday, April 17. Born Nov. 7, 1932 in Chicago, to Clarence and Edna Meyer, she married Earl Reinhold on July 11, 1953. Comment?
Thursday Apr 28 | via Northwest Herald
Barbara J. Mangan Born: May 14, 1944; In Chicago, IL Died: April 26, 2016; In Huntley, IL Barbara J. Mangan, 71 of Huntley, died peacefully, April 26, 2016 with her family by her side. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4-8pm at DeFiore Jorgensen Funeral Home-10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 27 | via Northwest Herald
George N. Loser Born: Dec. 28, 1944; in Chicago, IL Died: April 25, 2016; in Genoa City, IL George N. Loser, age 71, of Genoa City passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016, at his home surrounded by family. George was born in Chicago on December 28, 1944, the son of George A. and Barbara Loser. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 26 | via Chicago Reader
The wave of Prince memorials that erupted after the Purple One died last Thursday is abating but hardly stopping. One that's caught my eye is a mural of mid-80s Prince that's popped up in Logan Square-he's playing guitar, wings unfolding from his back, and he's flanked by the words "Purple" and "Rain." Comment?
Tuesday Apr 26 | via The Republic
William was born July 22, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of George and Jane Meredith Bradtke. He married Barbara Wolfe on April 1, 1973. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via Patch.com
A memorial visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the funeral home. The Interment will be private. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via Northwest Herald
Anita L. Mogdans Born: April 17, 1949; in Chicago, IL Died: April 23, 2016; in Barrington, IL Anita L. Mogdans, 67, of Algonquin, formerly of rural Woodstock, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at JourneyCare's Pepper Family Hospice Center in Barrington. She was born April 17, 1949, in Chicago to Frank A. and Arretus D. Boeckmann. Comment?
Sunday Apr 24 | via Northwest Herald
Doris M. Carlin Born: May 8, 1929 Died: April 22, 2016 Doris M. Carlin , age 86, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 22, 2016. Doris is survived by her children and grandchildren, Mary Ellen , Elizabeth and Sarah Haley; Jacqueline , Nicholas, Michael and Emily Cherwin; Kevin Carlin; Timothy Carlin; one brother, Raymond Salzman; and one sister, Adelia Carlos; and many nieces and nephews. Comment?
Friday Apr 22 | via Chicago Tribune
A Jefferson Park man was ordered held without bail in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 56-year-old man three weeks ago at a coin shop in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Jonathon Herrera, 19, was charged with a felony count of first-degree murder, a felony count of burglary and a felony count of armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to Chicago police. 1 comment
Friday Apr 22 | via BroadwayWorld.com
The Broadway community mourns the loss of Veteran Broadway Box Office Treasurer James P. Gatens, who passed away April 19, 2016 at age 71. The marquee of Broadway's Ambassador Theatre, 219 W 49th Street, will be dimmed in his memory on Monday, April 25 at approximately 7:45 pm prior to the evening performance of CHICAGO. Mr. Gatens was a long-time box office treasurer and ticketing consultant for CHICAGO and the lights will be dimmed at the theatre so that the show's family, as well as Mr. Gatens' friends and family and other members of the Broadway community, may join in the tribute. Comment?
Friday Apr 22 | via Northwest Herald
Mary M. Maruyama Born: June 25, 1925; In Sumner, WA Died: April 4, 2016; In Chicago, IL Mary M. Maruyama , age 90, died peacefully at her daughter's home in Chicago, IL on April 4, 2016. Mary was the beloved wife of George N. Maruyama for 60 years and loving mother to Rodney Maruyama, Lynn Maruyama, and Kevin Maruyama. Comment?
Thursday Apr 21 | via Chicago Reader
Prince, who influenced a generation of performers with his singular combination of rock, pop, and funk, died Thursday at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota. He was 57 years old. Comment?
Thursday Apr 21 | via Chicago Tribune
Michael Binstein, CEO of Binny's Beverage Depot, discusses his worst mistake, greatest fear and person he most admires in the Chicago business community. April 18, 2016. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 20 | via The Janesville Gazette
Mabel Ella Glowacki-Thornton, age 94, of Janesville, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 18, 2016, at Huntington Place. Mae was born April 2, 1922, in the town of Wien, Edgar, WI, the daughter of the late William and Kathryn Taves. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 19 | via Northwest Herald
Francis James Daley Born: May 27, 1936 Died: April 17, 2016 Francis James Daley, 79, of Algonquin, formerly of Grand Junction, CO, died on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at his home in Algonquin. He was born in Evanston on May 27, 1936, to Francis J. Daley Sr. and Maybell nee Brewer. Comment?
Monday Apr 18 | via WGN-TV Chicago
Three people were killed, and more than 30 were injured after a violent weekend on the city's south and west sides. One of the injured includes a 1-year-old girl. Comment?
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