Monthly Archives: October 2013

Richard A. Nelson

Richard A. Nelson, a resident of Round Lake Beach, passed away Monday October 28, 2013, at his home, at the age of 70. He was born August 2, 1943 in Chicago to Martin and Cora (nee: Kilcrease) Nelson. Richard was a member of the American Legion, AMVets, and the VFW. He loved to garden and make dill pickles. He loved the Bears, liked to play the slots, and fish. Richard is survived by his wife of 47 years, Mary Jean, whom he wed April 22, 1968 in Chicago, his daughters Deborah (Greg) Hinkley of Grayslake, Corinne (David) Ness of Antioch, and Sharon (Bobby) Donnellan of Lake Villa, his grandchildren Abby, KC, Jimmy, Thomas, Max, Martin, Savannah, and Aidan, his brother Lance (Kathy) Nelson of Austin, TX, and his sister Corinne (Bob) Pflug of Mundelein. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Patrick and Martin. Friends of the family may visit Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 4:00pm until 8:00 pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral service will be held on Friday November 1, 2013 at 11:00am at Wildwood Presbyterian Church 18630 W. Old Gages Lake Rd. Grayslake, IL. Interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Jane C. Gasiorowski

Jane C. Gasiorowski, a resident of Round Lake and formerly of McHenry, passed away Sunday October 27, 2013, at age 47. She was born October 1, 1966 in Chicago, IL to Joseph and Patricia Gasiorowski. Jane was a former member of the McHenry Women of the Moose and a member of ISA. Jane is survived by her father Joseph Gasiorowski Sr., her siblings Joseph Gasiorowski Jr., Eva Tripp, Charles Gasiorowski, and Thomas Gasiorowski, her nieces and nephews Joshua, Jeremy Lee, Allen Joseph, Jeremy Joseph, and Patrick Gasiorowski. She was preceded in death by her mother Patricia and her sister-in-law Linda. All funeral arrangements were held privately and entrusted to STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Lois A. Peterson

Lois A. Peterson, a resident of Libertyville, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the age of 86. She was born September 16, 1927 in Fort Wayne, IN to Gale and Hazel Addington. Lois is survived by her children Ruth Peterson and Robert (Laura) Peterson, her granddaughter Rebecca (Ian) Hudak, her great-granddaughter Aurora, and she was a loving aunt to her nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Peterson, her infant daughter Patricia Ellen, and her sister Ellen Mooney. Friends of the family may visit Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 4:00pm until 5:00 pm with a funeral service commencing at 5:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Advocate Hospice 364 Surryse Rd. Ste 120 Lake Zurich, IL 60047. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Martin M. McGreal

Martin M. McGreal, a resident of Mundelein, passed away Saturday October 26, 2013, at the age of 59. He was born December 4, 1953 in Chicago, IL to James and Lillian McGreal. Martin is survived by his wife of 13 years, Anita, his father James J. McGreal Jr., his brothers James J. (Liz) McGreal III, and Patrick M. McGreal, his nephew Spencer, and his niece Anna. He was preceded in death by his mother Lillian. Friends of the family may visit Friday, November 1, 2013 from 3:00pm until 9:00 pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Saturday November 2, 2013 at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Margaret Jo Estrada

Margaret Jo Estrada, age 2, of Round Lake Heights, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Park Ridge. Friends of the family may visit from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Jesus Name Apostolic Church, 208 Lake Street, Waukegan. Interment will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Herman J. Brown

Herman J. Brown, a resident of Round Lake, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Funeral services and interment will be held privately. Arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.

Douglas Andre

Douglas Andre, a resident of Fox Lake, passed away October 18, 2013 at Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry, at the age of 70. He was born March 5, 1943 in Chicago, IL to Kenneth and Margaret Andre. Douglas was a dog lover, loved to work on his home, and doing home improvements. Douglas is survived by his wife of 48 years, Roberta, whom he wed at St. Anastasia Church in Waukegan, his children Michael of Libertyville, and Jenny (fiancé Brad) of Twin Lakes, his beloved dog Sammy, and his brothers Ken Andre of Michigan City, IN and William Andre of Clearwater, FL. He was precede in death by his parents. All funeral arrangements will be held privately and were entrusted to STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Anna Ellen Minkalis

Anna Ellen Minkalis, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Saturday October 19, 2013, at Manor Care in Libertyville, at the age of 97. She was born September 22, 1916 in Harrisburg, IL to John and Elizabeth (nee: Birstonas) Mitzia. Anna loved to fish, an avid Cubs fan, and was known as a great cook and baker of carrot cakes. Anna is survived by her children Patricia Minkalis of Grayslake and Carol (Dean) Shannon of Ojibwa, WI, her grandchildren Michael Shannon, Susan Kube, and Patrick (Jennifer) Shannon, and her great-grandchildren Erika and Trevor Shannon, Anna and Emma Kube, and Andrew, Mikia, Danika, Noah, Spencer, and Marissa Shannon. She was preceded in death by her husband Andrew, her brothers John and Albert, and her sisters Beatrice and Marcella. Friends of the family may visit Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 3:00pm until 7:00 pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. A service will be held on Thursday October 24, 2013 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

William W. Waddick

William W. Waddick, a resident of Lake Villa, passed away Friday October 18, 2013, at the age of 59. He was born February 28, 1954 in Chicago, IL to James and Angeline Sarich. William worked for the Lake County Housing Authority and was a member of Lindenhurst Church of God. He like to travel and liked woodworking. William is survived by his children Michelle (Douglas) Brown and Bill Waddick, his grandchildren Nychelle, Naomi, and, Neva Brown, and many other relatives including his aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his girlfriend Jane Moncrief. Friends of the family may visit Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 4:00pm until 8:00 pm with a funeral service commencing at 8:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. Memorial contributions may be made to Lindenhurst Church of God 2210 Sprucewood Lane Lindenhurst, IL 60046. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Barbara L. Nettnin

Barbara L. Nettnin, a resident of Wildwood, passed away Thursday October 17, 2013, at the age of 61. She was born September 27, 1952 in Chicago, IL to Edwin and Casimira Bronk. Barbara worked for the Woodland School for over 31 years. She loved spending time with her family and friends, especially on Sunday with her daughters and her grandsons. Barbara is survived by her husband of 40 years, Donald, her daughters Cindy Nettnin, April (Rick) Abel, and Sandra (Gerry Burchett) Nettnin, her grandchildren Sean and Christopher, and her brothers Edwin (Barbara) Bronk, Donald (Donna) Bronk, and Michael (Colleen) Bronk, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brothers Thomas, James, and Jerome. Friends of the family may visit Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 2:00pm until 6:00 pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Monday, October 21 2013 at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Warren Cemetery in Gurnee, IL. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.