Monthly Archives: February 2017

Mark S. Dittmer

Mark S. Dittmer, 45, a resident of Round Lake Heights, IL passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017.  He was born December 6, 1971 in Chicago, IL to Gerald and Darlene Dittmer.  Mark was an outdoorsman that loved to fish and hunt.  He most recently worked at Prairie Materials in Mundelein.  Mark was well loved and known by family, friends, and community as a constant giving presence in their lives.  Mark is survived by his loving partner “wife” of 27 years, Jennifer Leist-Jarvis, his daughter, Allison Nicole Dittmer, whom he lovingly called “Boogs”, his parents Gerald and Darlene Dittmer, his siblings Kathleen Dittmer, Geraldine (Steven) Fester, Jeffery (Tracy) Dittmer, Edward “Jim” (Carolyn) Dittmer, John Dittmer, and Matthew Dittmer, and loved by his numerous in-laws, nieces, and nephews.  A private service was entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org. 

Marjorie P. Woll

Marjorie P. Woll, 72, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at her home.  She was born June 5, 1944 in Waukegan, IL to Fredrick Singleton and Helen Alice Brawley (nee: Galvin).  Marjorie is survived by her husband of 48 years, Ron, whom she wed on December 21, 1968 in Evanston, IL, her son Dave (Danielle) Woll of Grayslake, her grandchildren Maxwell Woll, Lillianna Woll, Jaxson Woll and Jaylynn Worley, and her best friend Ruth Anne Weller.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Shannon Love, her brother Fred Brawley, and her sisters Barbara and Noreen.  A memorial visitation and service is scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm with a service commencing at 7;00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Anthony J. Solano

In loving memory of Anthony Solano Hernandez, Anthony was 27 when he passed away suddenly on February 13, 2017.  His spirit lives through his mother Adriana Hernandez, his father Tony Solano, his brothers and sisters Angel, Alexis, Christopher, Erick, Andrea, and Anessa.  Along with many other family members and friends that loved him dearly. He was an outdoorsman who loved to fish. He enjoyed life and lived it to its fullest, always surrounded by those he loved. Anthony was always one to put a smile on family and friend’s faces with his witty sense of humor. He was full of love and compassion, and was always willing to go the extra mile to help those in need. A visitation and funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. with the funeral service starting at 4:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. In lieu of flowers, please donate to his gofundme page. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.

 

Stephen McClure Davis

Stephen “Steve” McClure Davis, loving father and grandfather, a resident of McHenry, Illinois, born August 14, 1941 in Berwyn, Illinois, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017.  He is survived by son, Allan Davis, daughter Ann Marie (Jeffrey) Newman, granddaughter, Chyann Newman, brother Lance G. (Mary) Davis, sisters, Suzanne (Edward) Klein and  Cheri Blowers, dear friends Ann and Tony Ricchetti, and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father, Walter G. Davis Jr. and mother Mary J. Colson, wife, Diane, and brothers, Robert S. Davis and Karl K. Colson.  All services were 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.

 

Emilia C. Dunn

Emilia C. Dunn, 56, a resident of Lake Forest, IL, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017, at Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest.  She was born January 6, 1961 in Guam to Jose Gomez and Delgadina Cruz.  Emilia served her country for 12 years in the US Army. She was employed with Nuwave LLC as a customer service supervisor for 8 years. She loved to volunteer and help others at church, including many ministries.  Emilia is survived by her husband of 33 years, Gathia W. Dunn Jr, whom she wed on November 16, 1984 in Hagerstown, MD, her children Malani L. (Madhi) Griffin of Atlanta, GA, Gathia W. (Shannon) Dunn III of Round Lake Park, Earl W. Dunn II of Lake Forest, Marcus A. Dunn of Springfield, and Denise (Cedric) Jackson of Texas her grandchildren Gathia W. Dunn IV, Alyssa M. Dunn, Mahdi K. Griffin Jr, Makai L. Griffin, Tristian I. Williams, Timothy B. Hall, Tiani A. Hall. her siblings Genevieva Salas of North Carolina and Manuela Gomez of North Carolina.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Emilio Jocson and Arthur Cruz, and her sister Lolita Meno.  A visitation is scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2017 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Memorial Services for Emilia will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 3:00pm at the Living Waters Assembly Of God 525 N Atkinson Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will held privately.  In lieu of flowers, memorial devotions may be made to Feed My Starving Children at www.fmsc.org.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org

William J. Healy

William Healy, 89, passed away peacefully at home 9 February 2017 in Grayslake, IL.  A WWII Navy veteran who attended DePaul University is preceded in death by wife Dolores (nee Triana), father George, mother Lucille, brothers George, Bobby and Michael and sister Margot.  He is survived by sons Tom (Janice), Mike (Beata), and daughter Joanne Kraznoson (Jim), grandchildren Patrick and Matthew Healy, Kevan and Katy Kraznoson, and many nieces and nephews.  An enthusiastic sportsman who grew up in Hyde Park was a letterman in basketball at Hirsh High, a boxer in the Golden Gloves 1947, and an avid golfer who held a single digit handicap with 2 holes in one and forever searching for the perfect swing.  He was a member of Glen Flora Country Club in Waukegan and East Lake Woodlands Country Club in Palm Harbor, FL for over 20 years.  He was an enthusiastic Cubs, Bears and Notre Dame fan along with Willie Pep, Buddy Greco, Lawrence Welk, and The Shadow of Your Smile.  A successful businessman in advertising sales, his career spanned 40 years with National Cash Register, Hearst Magazines, The Journal of the AMA and New England Journal of Medicine, all with top sales honors. His career brought him from Chicago to Bay Village, OH and finally back to Deerfield, IL. He was very much a family man who enjoyed spending time with his 3 children and 4 grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all.  Visitation Friday 17 February at St. Gilbert Church at 301 E. Belvidere Rd. in Grayslake at 11:00 AM, followed by noon mass and procession to St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lake Forest.  For more information please contact Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org

Kathryn Richard Morgan

Kathryn Richard Morgan, 64, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.  She was born February 27, 1952 in Roslyn, NY to Patricia and William Albert Richard.  Kathy was an employee at Great Lakes Navy Exchange for her entire career.  Kathy is survived by her son Joel (Noelle) Morgan of Waukegan, IL, her grandson Henry Morgan of Waukegan, IL, her siblings Jane (Lee) Tougas of Middleton, OH, William A. (Babs) Richard of Charlotte, NC, and Susan (Brien) Gefvert of Grayslake, IL.  She was preceded in death by her husband Keith Morgan and her parents William A. and Patricia Richard.  A visitation and funeral service will be held Monday, February 13, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with the memorial service beginning at 8:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fat Cat Rescue Inc. 2201 Martin Luther King Dr. North Chicago, IL on behalf of The Cats Inn 10 N. Lake St. Grayslake, IL.  For further information, please call 847 223 8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.

 

Steven R. Young

Steven R. Young, 67, a resident of Volo, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.  He was born May 8, 1949 in Libertyville, IL to Earl and Joan Young.  Steve’s passion as a sports fan was known by all.  Steve is survived by his mother Joan Young, his lifelong partner Fran Heinmiller, his brother Dan (Dona) Young, his nephews Aaron Young, Dever Young, and Geoff Young, his niece Kristie Greenfield-Young, and many great-nieces and great-nephews.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Friday, February 10, 2017 from 3:00pm until 6:00pm with the funeral service commencing at 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org. 

Nancy L. Petkus

Nancy L. Petkus, 65, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.  She was born April 13, 1951 in Chicago, IL to Herbert and Jean Wissman.  Nancy worked for CYN in Grayslake for over 13 years and was a graduate of Loyola University.  Nancy is survived by her daughters Nicole (Erik) Myers and Tammy (Jeff) Pohlman, her grandchildren Jake, Riley, Kelly and Logan Myers, her sister Jeanne Yomine, her niece Gwynne (Douglas) Ryan, her nephew Shawn Yomine, her great-nephew Colin Ryan, and many cousins.  She was preceded in death by her parents.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 10:00am until 12:00pm with the funeral service commencing at 12:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will follow after the service at McHenry County Memorial in Woodstock, IL.  Memorial donations may be made to United Protestant Church Helping Hands 54 S. Whitney St. Grayslake, IL 60030  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.