Monthly Archives: November 2013

Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez Morales

Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez Morales, age 86, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2013 in Round Lake. She was born December 12, 1926 in Fredericksburg, Texas. She was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Five Finger Club. She was married to the now deceased Pedro Morales Jr. on October 23, 1945. Lupe is survived by her ten children, Amy, Mary, Suzie, Gloria, Pedro, Pablo, Sylvia, Linda and Alex; 37 grandchildren; and several generations of great-grandchildren. Friends of the family may visit on Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 18, 2013 at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery, 1185 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL. Memorial donations may be made to the family. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

Lawrence R. Ziegler

Lawrence R. Ziegler, a resident of Northbrook, passed away Monday November 11, 2013, at the age of 53.  He was born on January 23, 1960 in Waukegan to Lawrence H. and Geralynn Ziegler.  Larry was an avid skydiver, loved woodworking, and fishing.  Lawrence is survived by his mother Geralynn Muenchausen, his father Lawrence (Winnifred) Ziegler, his siblings Denise (Dan) Bethel, Mary (John) Francis, and Jeff (Sue) Ziegler, and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death his by brother Steve Muenchausen.  Friends of the family may visit on Sunday November 24, 2013 from 2:00pm until 4:30pm with a memorial service commencing at 4:30pm  at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc.  208 S. Lasalle St. Ste 900 Chicago, IL 60604 or Heartland Animal Shelter, 2975 Milwaukee Ave. Northbrook, IL 60062.  Immediate family service will be held Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at 10:00am. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

David L. Feltner

David L. Feltner, a resident of Lake Villa and formerly of Florida, passed away Monday November 11, 2013 at the age of 71. He was born June 6, 1942 in Hazard, KY to Dillard and Cora Feltner. David is survived by his children Debbie (Mark) Friel, David (Debbie) Feltner, Michael (Sharon) Feltner, Robert Feltner, and Scott (Janet) Feltner, his grandchildren Ben, Matt, David, Daniel, Derrek, Tommy, Johnathan, Christopher, Michael, Mallory, Mason, Katelyn, and Brice, his great-grandchildren Devon, Kelsey, Taylor, Hailie, David, Dillon, Kailyn, Emelia, and Raigan, and his siblings Dillar and Gayenell. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Louise, Dana, Deana, and Dennis. 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.

Daniel M. Gordon

Daniel M. Gordon, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Friday November 8, 2013 at the age of 63. He was born May 23, 1950 in Chicago to Alexander and Eleanor (nee: Staswick) Gordon. Daniel was an avid Bear and Sox fan. He loved to tan, fish, being in the outdoors, and adored his twins. Daniel is survived by his wife of 33 years, Susan Greene, his daughters Vanessa and Veronica, his granddaughter Adiella, and his siblings Augie, Chip (Nina) and Wayne. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Steve and John, and his sister Natalie. Friends of the family may visit on Monday November 18, 2013 from 9:00am until 10:00am with a memorial mass to commence at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Memorials may be made to the family. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org

Carol Joy Theisen

Carol Joy Theisen, a resident of Grayslake and on the shore of Highland Lake, passed away Tuesday November 5, 2013 at the age of 94, at her home.  She was born August 19, 1919 in Wisconsin.  Carol was a member of the United Protestant Church in Grayslake and had worked as a nurse for many years at Condell.  Carol is survived by her daughter, Jane (Ted) Duncan and their children Bob (Meredith), Katie, Lindsay (Anu) Sharma, Ann, and her daughter, Susan (Lou) Villa-Arce and their daughter Susanne (Jason) Bettin, and her daughter, Carol (Phil) Puotinen and their children Peter (Erica), Meredith, and her son, David “Skip” (Karen) Runyon and their children Emily, Shane, and Danielle, her great-grandson Logan Bettin, and another great-grandson due in March.  Friends of the family may visit on Friday November 8, 2013 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday November 9, 2013 at 10:00am at United Protestant Church 54 S. Whitney St. Grayslake, IL.  Interment will be held privately.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, the United Protestant Church, or the American Red Cross.  For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Charles E. Green

Charles E. Green a resident of Hainesville, passed away Tuesday November 5, 2013, at the age of 89. He was born October 30, 1924 in Missouri to Chester and Mary (nee: Vertrese) Green. Charles was a Hainesville Trustee. He loved to work around the house, working on cars, and being with his family. Charles is survived by his children Charlotte (Doug) Bartlett of Ramona, CA, Doris (Ken) Wanagas of Spring Grove, IL, Charles Green Jr. of Abilene, TX, and Gloria Green of Fox Lake, IL, his two local grandchildren Jessica Mitchell and Nicholas Pritchard, 8 other grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his 4 sisters, and his 5 brothers. Friends of the family may visit on Friday November 8, 2013 from 12:00pm until 1:00pm with a funeral service commencing at 1:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Dolores M. Braun

Dolores M. Braun, age 83, of Grayslake, passed away Monday, November 4, 2013, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Friends of the family may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service will be held Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral chapel with interment at Avon Centre Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 651 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60661. For information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Della A. Cepauskas

Della A. Cepauskas, a resident of Gurnee, passed away Saturday November 2, 2013, at the age of 87. She was born November 17, 1925 in Chicago, IL to Charles and Amelia Mesees. Della volunteered for many years at the Chicago Botanical Gardens. She was also a member of St. Patricks Church in Wadsworth and was a member of the Shamrocks Senior Club at St. Patricks. Della is survived by her sister Felice Lewandowski, her nieces and nephews Steven Salkos, Janet Salkos, Brian Lewandowski, John Lewandowski, and Laura Lewandowski. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Edward. Friends of the family may visit on Sunday November 10, 2013 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass will be held on Monday November 11, 2013 at 11:00am at St. Patrick Catholic Church 15000 Wadsworth Rd. Wadsworth, IL. Memorials may be made to the Macular Degeneration Foundation PO Box 515 North Hampton, MA 01061. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Cody Ray Woodruff

Cody Ray Woodruff (Brooks) a resident of Hainesville, IL passed away November 1, 2013 at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL at the age of 30. He was born January 17, 1983 in Rock Springs, WY to Debbie and Ray Brooks. Cody was a member of the Living Waters Church, Free Spirit Softball, We Care bowling, and Special Rec bowling. Cody was loved by many! He was the life of every party. A loving son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin, and friend. Cody grew up in Wyoming and South Dakota and later moved to Illinois. He graduated from Grayslake Community High School. He worked at Lakeside in Waukegan packaging office supplies. He loved bowling, softball, and played on many leagues and for the Special Olympics. Cody loved watching wrestling (WWE) and hated missing Monday Night RAW or Friday Night Smackdown. He will be more than missed and will forever be in our hearts and may he rest in peace. Cody is survived by his parents Debbie and Ray Brooks, his sister Susan (Shane) Vernooy of McHenry, and his brother Robert (Erica) Brooks of Round Lake. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Bena E. and Orland W. Strom, his aunt Cindy Paulson, his uncles Richard Gibbens and Bob Gibbens, and his brother Tim Brooks. A memorial service will be held on Thursday November 7, 2013 at 10:30am with a luncheon to follow both at Living Waters 525 N. Atkinson Rd. Grayslake, IL. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Cody Woodruff Memorial Fund c/o Susan Vernooy 2315 Oakwood Court McHenry, IL 60051. All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.