Monthly Archives: December 2014

Ronald L. Nootbaar

Ronald L. Nootbaar, 78, a resident of Grayslake Carillon North and formerly of Park Forest, passed away Thursday December 11, 2014. He was born August 12, 1936 in Harvey, IL to Edwin and Frieda Nootbaar. Ronald had worked for Roberts Colonial House in South Holland. He was a vigil member of the Order of the Arrow and earned scouting’s Silver Beaver award. He pursued many hobbies especially stained glass. Ronald is survived by his wife of 55 years, Doris, his sons David (Sofia) Nootbaar and Mark (Karen) Nootbaar, his granddaughters Lisa, Laura, Lindsay, and Paige Nootbaar, and his siblings Gene (Vi) Nootbaar and Jane Nootbaar. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends of the family may visit on Monday December 15, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a funeral service commencing at 4:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Boy Scouts of America. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.

Theresa C. Kepler

Theresa C. (nee: Orlando) Kepler, passed away December 8, 2014 at Manorcare in Libertyville. Arthur her beloved husband left her to join God on March 8, 2005. Arthur was a very good husband, father, and grandpa. Theresa was born in Crivitz, WI to Joseph and Concetta Orlando. Theresa was one of their 10 children. Her parents had a very big farm located 14 miles from the town of Crivitz. She helped on the farm even though she disliked it. When she finished Crivitz High School, she came to Chicago and lived with her dear sister Carmella (Dominick Orlando). She liked her time living there and worked for many places in and around Chicago. One day she met this handsome man with a big heart, Arthur. They were married October 8, 1949. In 1956 the became parents to a sweet special girl and named her Deborah Lynn. Deborah attended Waubonsee College in Sugar Grove, IL, where she met the love of her life, Michael. They were married in 1978. Theresa has two wonderful grandsons Jason and Brandon Davis. Theresa is also survived by her sister Rosemary Lanzortta of Elkhorn, WI, her sister-in-law Vera Morris of Wildwood, IL, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Theresa was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Vernon Hills for over 25 years. This is where Theresa met Pastor John Finnegan. Pastor John helped Theresa, especially when her devoted husband, Arthur, passed. Friends of the family may visit on Saturday December 13, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a funeral service commencing at 11:30am at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL 60030. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Reverend John Finnegan Center. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.

Jose M. Antillon

Jose M. Antillon, 87, a resident of Waukegan passed away Monday December 8, 2014. He was born July 22, 1927 in Guatemala. Friends of the family may visit on Wednesday December 10, 2014 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service is scheduled for Thursday December 11, 2014 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel. The interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. For more information please call (847)223-8122.

Allan J. Scheck

Allan J. Scheck, 74, a resident of Downer’s Grove, passed away Friday December 5, 2014. He was born August 15, 1940 in Berwyn, IL to Wilbur and Lucille Scheck. Allan was a graduate of the University of Illinois as a Pharmacist. He had worked for over 25 years with Outpatient Pharmacy in Chicago. Allan is survived by his son David A. (Renee) Scheck, his daughter Suzanne Marcotte, his grandchildren Nicole (Dominic) Cecola, Brittany Scheck, and Brianna (Aharon) Fay, his great-grandchildren Ariana, Kingston, and Kennedy Fay, Isaac Bowden, Vittore Cecola and expecting Giada Cecola, his brother Dennis (Maggie) Scheck, his former wife Terri Sadlowski, his friends Bill and Jim, and the staff at Outpatient Pharmacy. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Gerry Scheck. Friends of the family may visit on Friday December 12, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL 60030. A funeral service will be held on Saturday December 13, 2014 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.

Joyce A. Ronner

Joyce Arlene Ronner, aged 77, died peacefully on December 2, 2014 at home in Antioch, IL after a brief struggle with lung cancer. Joyce was born January 1, 1937 in Bronx, NY, the daughter of Herbert E. Ronner and Amelia Barbara Steimle. A consummate mother and homemaker, Joyce was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends. She also loved to watch cooking shows and passed on her culinary talents to her children and grandchildren. Joyce’s passions were drawing, painting, and crocheting, and anything purple. She was also a sports fan who enjoyed Cubs baseball & Green Bay Packers football. Family and friends were Joyce’s passion and delight. She loved to travel and enjoyed many a road trip exploring the US. In addition to raising her four children, she also cared for other’s children in her later years. She is survived by her children Joseph Cutaia of Kenosha, WI, Dona (Fred) Beck of Sebring, FL, Paul Jaworski of Wildwood, IL and Barbara Ronner of Antioch, IL, her four loving grandchildren Brian (Jill) Lathen, Michael Schultz, Kellie Beck, and Allison Beck, and one great-grandson Gunner Lathen, her brother Herbert (Kathryn) Ronner, her sister Carol (Bill) Hatzmann, and loving nieces and their families. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends. Friends of the family may visit on Sunday December 7, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a funeral service celebrating her life commencing at 5:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL 60030. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to the American Lung Association 55 W. Wacker Dr. Ste 1150, Chicago, IL 60601. There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. Ecclesiastes 3. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.

Raymond P. Van Ryckeghem

Raymond Paul Van Ryckeghem, 48, a resident of Grayslake, IL passed away November 30, 2014 at his home. He was born April 8, 1966 in Madison Heights, MI to Raymond and Terry (nee: Beneteau) Van Ryckeghem. Raymond was a proud veteran having served with the Air Force Special Operations. He was a computer geek extraordinaire, avid rifle shooter, and loved b-movies, motorcycles, and dogs. Raymond is survived by his wife of 8 years, Karin (nee: Jackson), whom he wed on June 3, 2006 in Libertyville, his mother Terry Van Ryckeghem of Utica, MI, his sister Michelle (Mike) Montano of Waterford, MI, his brothers Rick (Kelly) Van Ryckeghem of Dryden, MI and Allan (Sarah) Van Ryckeghem of Royal Oak, MI, his nephew Richard (Brianna) Montano of Oshkosh, WI, and a great-nephew Connor Montano. He was preceded in death by his father Raymond Albert Van Ryckeghem and a sister Sharon Romelle. Friends of the family may visit on Saturday December 6, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a funeral service commencing at 3:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute www.wewill.northwestern.edu/lurie (312)503-1656. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.

Laura L. Pakosta

Laura L. Pakosta, 58, a resident of Wildwood, IL passed away Monday December 1, 2014. She was born August 25, 1956 in Oak Park, IL to Albert and Clarice Johnson. Laura worked for Hollister Incorporated for over 5 years and for Temple Steel for over 13 years. She was devoted mother and grandmother. Laura is survived by her daughter Sarah (David) Jachym, her mother Clarice Johnson, her granddaughter Annabell Jachym, her sisters Carol (Mark) Galioto and Janet (Randy Gunn) Johnson, her nephew David (Tricia) Galioto, niece Christy (Jim) Zook, and her great-niece Eliana Galioto. She was preceded in death by her father. Friends of the family may visit on Thursday December 4, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL 60030. A funeral service will be held on Friday December 5, 2014 at 11:00am at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow at Acacia Park Cemetery in Chicago. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.

Arlene V. Cederberg

Arlene V. Cederberg, 85, a resident of Berwyn, IL , passed away Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center. She was born April 16, 1929 in Chicago, IL. Arlene was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Round Lake Park, the Ladies Aid, and the Dorcas Society, and had worked as an executive secretary. Arlene is survived by her children Richard L. Cederberg Jr., Michael S. Cederberg, Beth A. Jeffers, her brother David (Camille) Haffner, and her sisters-in-law Gloria Haffner and Elayne Weber. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Louis Cederberg Sr. whom she wed on October 23, 1949, her loving and dear son-in-law Michael Jeffers, her siblings Anna Mae (Willard) Ott, Ruth (William) Meyer, and John Paul Haffner, and her brother-in-law Robert Weber. Friends of the family may visit on Wednesday December 3, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL 60030. A funeral service is scheduled for Thursday December 4, 2014 at 10:30am at St. Paul Lutheran Church 420 Greenwood Dr. Round Lake Park, IL. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville, IL. Memorials may be made to the family of Arlene Cederberg. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or contact (847)223-8122.