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  • Gloria Irene Pechous Obituary Photo
    Gloria Irene Pechous, 85 McHenry, Illinois

    January 21, 1934 - October 5, 2019

    Gloria Irene Pechous, age 85, of McHenry passed away peacefully on October 5, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Gloria was born on January 21, 1934 in Chicago, the daughter of Harry and Stella Bochat. She married...


  • LeRoy E. "Shorty" Meyers Obituary Photo
    LeRoy E. "Shorty" Meyers, 95 McHenry, Illinois

    June 13, 1924 - October 2, 2019

    LeRoy E. "Shorty" Meyers, age 95, of McHenry, passed away peacefully, Wednesday evening, October 2, 2019, in Crystal Lake. Shorty was born, June 13, 1924, the son of William J. and Margaret (King) Meyers. On September...


  • John Joseph Witek Obituary Photo
    John Joseph Witek, 60 Crystal Lake, Illinois

    March 26, 1959 - October 2, 2019

    John Joseph Witek, age 60, of Crystal Lake passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. John was born March 26, 1959 in North Chicago, the son of Nicholas and Josephine Anna (Stashick) Witek. John loved spending time...


  • Dixie L.  Swanson Obituary Photo
    Dixie L. Swanson, 74 Huntley, Illinois

    March 20, 1945 - September 30, 2019

    Dixie Lee Swanson, age 74, was welcomed into her heavenly savior's loving arms on September 30th 2019. Dixie: daughter, nurse, wife, mother, grandmother, friend, caregiver, baker, gardener, feisty. She was a strong,...


  • Michael F. Ryan Obituary Photo
    Michael F. Ryan, 71 Woodstock, Illinois

    September 6, 1948 - September 28, 2019

    Michael F Ryan, husband of Mary (Rohrsen) died, September 28, 2019 surrounded by family and friends after a long, courageous struggle with cancer. Michael was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 6, 1948 to the late...


  • Gerald S.  Klimek Obituary Photo
    Gerald S. Klimek, 79 McHenry, Illinois

    August 31, 1940 - September 23, 2019

    Gerald S. Klimek, age 79, passed away at his home on Monday, September 23, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chicago on August 31, 1940, the son of Stanley and Marianne (Kozlowski) Klimek. He is...


  • Beverly E. Greenwood, 85 McHenry, Illinois

    May 2, 1934 - September 23, 2019

    Beverly E. Greenwood, age 85, passed away in McHenry on Monday, September 23, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 2, 1934, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Carl and Irene (Belter) Peters....


  • Mark Joseph Serpe Obituary Photo
    Mark Joseph Serpe, 66 McHenry, Illinois

    August 21, 1953 - September 19, 2019

    Mark Joseph Serpe, age 66, of McHenry, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 19, 2019. He was born August 21, 1953, to the late Samuel Sylvester and Julia Jeanette (nee Haupt) Serpe, in Chicago. On April 16,...


  • Frank Joseph Kucharski Obituary Photo
    Frank Joseph Kucharski, 79 McHenry, Illinois

    November 3, 1939 - September 14, 2019

    Frank Joseph Kucharski, age 79, of McHenry, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 3, 1939, to the late Jozef and Paulina (Kasiuba) Kucharski in Krzemieniec,...


  • Dorothy J. Norum Obituary Photo
    Dorothy J. Norum, 82 Wonder Lake, Illinois

    October 6, 1936 - September 2, 2019

    Dorothy J. Norum, age 82, passed away in Barrington, with her daughter by her side, on Monday, September 2, 2019, after a short illness. She was born in Chicago on October 6, 1936. During her early years, Dorothy was...


  • Judith E. Miller Obituary Photo
    Judith E. Miller, 74 McHenry, Illinois

    April 25, 1945 - August 31, 2019

    Judith E. Miller, age 74, went to be with the Lord on August 31, 2019, at White Oaks Memory Care in McHenry, IL, her husband by her side holding her hand, until 6:11a.m. when she succumbed to her long battle with...


  • Kathryn A. Bauer Obituary Photo
    Kathryn A. Bauer, 78 McHenry, Illinois

    April 7, 1941 - August 30, 2019

    Kathryn A. Bauer, age 78, of McHenry, passed away on August 30, 2019, peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 7, 1941, in Johnsburg, IL to Henry Hiller and Lorraine Blake. She...


  • Linda H. Proesel Obituary Photo
    Linda H. Proesel, 70 McHenry, Illinois

    November 29, 1948 - August 25, 2019

    Linda H. Proesel, age 70, of McHenry, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 25, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 29, 1948, to the late Harold and Helen (nee Kelow) MacGregor, in Chicago. On...


  • Mary L. Checchin Obituary Photo
    Mary L. Checchin, 98 McHenry, Illinois

    August 21, 1920 - August 20, 2019

    Mary L. Checchin passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 20, in Woodstock, Illinois, the day before her 99th birthday. Mary was born August 21, 1920, in Amite, Louisiana to Louis and Loreta Ruffino. Mary came to...


  • Paul M. James Obituary Photo
    Paul M. James, 44 McHenry, Illinois

    October 29, 1974 - August 19, 2019

    Paul M James passed away August 19, 2019 in Schaumburg, Illinois. He was born on October 29, 1974 to Jack (Jay) James and Christina (Fain) James. He is survived by his wife Angela (Smessaert) James, along with his...


  • Peter M. Strand Obituary Photo
    Peter M. Strand, 66 Fox River Grove, Illinois

    August 10, 1953 - August 18, 2019

    Peter Martin Strand, age 66, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in Barrington. He was born in Connecticut on August 10, 1953, the son of Herbert J. and Elizabeth Strand and grew up on a chicken farm. While...


  • Doris F. Basel Obituary Photo
    Doris F. Basel, 95 Wonder Lake, Illinois

    June 18, 1924 - August 15, 2019

    June 18, 1924 ~ August 15, 2019 Doris Frances Basel passed away peacefully Thursday, August 15,  2019 in Aurora, Illinois surrounded by her loving family. Doris was born June 18,1924 in Wilburton, Oklahoma to Paul...


  • Colleen L. Mantor Obituary Photo
    Colleen L. Mantor, 50 McHenry, Illinois

    December 11, 1968 - August 7, 2019

    Colleen L. Mantor, age 50, of McHenry IL, passed away unexpectedly, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. She was born in Chicago on December 11, 1968, the daughter of (the late) Robert E. and Alice M. Mantor. Colleen was a...


  • John William Bicek, Jr. Obituary Photo
    John William Bicek, Jr., 20 Hebron, Illinois

    December 10, 1998 - August 6, 2019

    John William Bicek Jr., age 20, of Hebron, IL, was found unexpectedly deceased after being reported missing by his family on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. John graduated from McHenry West High School Class of 2017 as a...


  • Sheila L. Benbennick Obituary Photo
    Sheila L. Benbennick, 31 Crystal Lake, Illinois

    January 4, 1988 - August 3, 2019

    Sheila Lynn Benbennick, age 31, of Crystal Lake, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 3, 2019, in South Elgin. Sheila was born on January 4, 1988, the daughter of James T. Benbennick and Lauren Kerr. Sheila...


  • Gene Robert Glosson Obituary Photo
    Gene Robert Glosson, 75 McHenry, Illinois

    May 24, 1944 - July 29, 2019

    Gene Robert Glosson, age 75, of McHenry, passed away Monday morning, July 29, 2019, at Northwestern Hospital in McHenry. Gene was born May 24, 1944, in Woodstock, the son of William and Lillian (nee-Douglas) Glosson. ...


  • Jack Hochleutner Obituary Photo
    Jack Hochleutner, 62 McHenry, Illinois

    February 8, 1957 - July 28, 2019

    Jack Hochleutner, born February 8, 1957, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday July 28, 2019. He is survived by his wife Sharon, daughter Stephanie, sister Jill, along with many nieces, nephews and their...


  • John Gordon Ungles Obituary Photo
    John Gordon Ungles, 77 McHenry, Illinois

    February 15, 1942 - July 27, 2019

    John Gordon Ungles, age 77, of McHenry entered into eternal peace on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Journey Care Hospice in Barrington. "Gordon" was born in Michigan, raised in California and settled his life in Northern...


  • Elizabeth Livingston Thomson Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth Livingston Thomson, 95 Elgin, Illinois

    December 25, 1923 - July 25, 2019

    Elizabeth Livingston (Bradshaw) Thomson, 95 of Elgin passed away peacefully with family on July 25th, 2019 at Heritage Manor, under the care of Vitas Hospice. She was born Dec. 25th, 1923 in Covington, Ga. to James and...


  • Nancy Schuppert Obituary Photo
    Nancy Schuppert, 78 Crystal Lake, Illinois

    June 13, 1941 - July 23, 2019

    Nancy Schuppert, age 78, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Racine, Wisconsin on June 13, 1941, the daughter of Tom and Myrleen (Ludlow) Olson. On June 26,...