Monthly Archives: April 2014

Richard M. Fragassi

Richard M. Fragassi, 63, of Ingleside, passed away Wednesday April 30, 2014 in Chicago, IL.  He was born April 13, 1951 in Highland Park to Amelio and Cecilia Fragassi.  Richard was the co-owner of Fragassi Appliance in Deerfield for many years.  Richard is survived by his brother and sisters Roseann Huster, Robert (Marguerite), Rita (David) Brown, and Robin Knoke, his wife Diane Huffmaster, and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Marylynne.       Friends of the family may visit from 3:00pm until 7:00pm on Wednesday May 7, 2014 at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030.  For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Kenneth Weaver

Kenneth Weaver, 80, of Wildwood, passed away April 29, 2014.  Ken was born in Chicago on October 31, 1933.  Ken is preceded in death by his parents, Lauretta and Elmer; one sister, Marilyn Pruemer, and his faithful dog, Buddy. Ken is survived by his wife, Irma; his daughter, Linda (Mark) Teigland; grandchildren Lexi and Kenny Teigland; special grandchildren Crystal and Amber Teigland and Logen and Quinn Gordon. Friends of the family may visit on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  The funeral service will commence at 11:00am Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Strang Funeral Chapel.  For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org. 

Lucille Bauer

Lucille Bauer, 79, passed away peacefully at home with her family in Grayslake, IL on Tuesday April 29, 2014. She was born February 27, 1935 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to Joseph and Erma Lang. Lucille was a member of St. Phillips Church in Northfield. She had retired from Dominick’s Grocery Store, loved to work on crafts, and loved her home in Florida. Lucille is survived by her sons Wayne (Cynthia) of Grayslake and Douglas of Wauconda, her grandchildren Jennifer, Jessica, Matthew, Megan, and Brittany, her sister June, and her sister-in-law Jane. She was preceded in death by her husband Edwin in April 2011, her brother Norman, and her sister Florence. Friends of the family may visit at 12:00pm on Saturday May 3, 2014 with a celebration of both Lucille’s and Edwin Bauer’s life commencing at 2:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Gerald DeBruyne

Gerald DeBruyne, their will be a public visitation on Thursday May 1, 2014, from 5P.M. to 7:30P.M. with a memorial service starting at 7:30P.M. at the Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030 for information please call (847)223-8122

Jeffrey M. Damore

Jeffrey M. Damore, 38, of Grayslake, passed away on April 24, 2014 at home. Jeffrey was born on October 27, 1975 to Vincent, and Margaret Damore nee Robidou. Jeffrey was an avid Chicago Blackhawks fan, he loved fishing, and cooking, he liked listening to loud music, but most of all he cherished his family, especially his son Gavin. Survivors include his son Gavin, his mother Margaret, his sister Nicole(Mike)Hanna of Ohio, brother Joseph of Lake Villa, niece Katlyn, Ohio, nephew Dominic, Ohio, grandmother Helen Damore of Kenosha, grandmother Elaine Robidou of Deadwood South Dakota. Jeffrey was preceded in death by his father Vincent, and 1 brother Anthony. A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 29 from 5P.M. till 7P.M. following the visitation a Memorial service will start at 7P.M. At the Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E, Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030. In lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations to the family. all arrangements were entrusted to the Strang Funeral Chapel for information please call (847)223-8122

Douglas A. Barton

Douglas A. Barton, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014. All services are being 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 visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Leo B. Braun Jr.

Braun, Leo B. Jr., age 87, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband for 46 years of Laura I. Braun, loving father of Edrita M. Braun, Virginia (Donn) Mensinga, and Ford Braun, loving grandfather of Christopher (Jaclyn) Mensinga, Kimberly (Daniel) Rehage, Bradley Braun, Christine Braun, and Ford Braun II, great grandfather of Zachary Iverson and Hailey Mensinga, loving brother of LeRoy Braun and cousin, Jim Steiner. The visitation will be Tuesday, April 22 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL., 60030. A memorial service will be held immediately after the visitation at Strang Funeral Chapel. A private burial will be held at a later date.

Carole Renz

Carole Renz, 83, of Grayslake, passed away Sunday April 20, 2014 at Sedgebrook Health Center in Lincolnshire, IL. She was born September 6, 1930 in Northbrook, IL the daughter of Donald and Thorun (nee: Einarson) Clavey. Carole loved to play cards, cook, and in her younger days dance. She was an avid reader and was always interested in current events. Carole loved animals and loved to laugh. Carole is survived by her children Phoebe (Walter) Carlile of Riverview, FL, Chris Renz of Ingleside, IL, and Sarah Renz of Vernon Hills, IL, her grandchildren Timothy Carlile of Riverview, FL and Jonathan (fiancée Amanda Segallos) Carlile of Brandon, FL, her nephew David (Mary) Clavey, and her sister-in-law Carmella Sparks. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John Renz, and her brother David. All arrangements were private and entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Grayslake Fire and Rescue or to Save-A-Pet. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Jane Lee

Jane Lee, age 62, of Grayslake, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was born June 25, 1951 in Chicago to Quon and Wai Ying Wong. Jane was a faithful, loyal, and active Jehovah’s Witness. She loved birds, cats, gardening, and especially her ministry work. She is survived by her husband, Harvey, whom she married 42 years ago on June 3, 1972 in Chicago; son, John, of Grayslake; her mother, Wai Ying Wong of Libertyville; and her siblings, Sue (Owen) Lowrey of Elgin, Matthew (Sharon) Wong of Antioch, and Richard (Trisha) Wong of Lake Villa. She was preceded in death by her father, Quon. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 1:30pm until 4:30pm at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, 427 South Cedar Lake Road in Round Lake, IL. The memorial service will be on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 3:00pm at the Kingdom Hall. All arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

John Charles “Jack” Midler

John Charles “Jack” Midler, 85, of Grayslake, IL passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Libertyville, IL. Jack was born December 4, 1928 to Charles and Margaret (Duffus) Midler in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He grew up in Southern Minnesota, and graduated from Eyota High School, Eyota, Minnesota, in 1946, part of a class of 5.

Jack served in the Army Air Force Reserve in Biloxi, Mississippi after high school at the end of World War II. After his time in the Reserve, he attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he graduated in 1953.

Jack spent his entire professional career in two companies: General Mills, based out of Minneapolis, MN and Archer Daniels Midland based out of Decatur, IL. Jack was an avid reader throughout his life, and enjoyed playing cards, spending time at the family cottage in northern Wisconsin, and fly fishing.

Jack is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Janice (Kinney); son Scott (Zoe) Midler; daughter Gayle Midler, and grandchildren Griffin Midler, Miranda Midler, and John Sison.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 at 11:00AM. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a memorial donation be made in his name to Trout Unlimited, 1300 N. 17th St., Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22209-3801. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org