Monthly Archives: November 2017

James F. Shelton III

James F. Shelton III, 50, passed away suddenly on November 6, 2017.  A memorial service will be held in his honor on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11am until 4pm with a 2pm firefighter ceremony at the Knollwood Fire Department 14 N. Skokie Highway Knollwood, IL 60044.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto

Brian K. Wilson

Brian K. Wilson, 55, a resident of Grayslake (formerly of Evanston, IL), passed away suddenly Friday, November 3, 2017.  He was born June 8, 1962 in Kansas City, MO.  Brian was very athletic and enjoyed playing rugby throughout his high school and college career as well as for the Lincoln Park Club.  He played softball with the Grayslake Park District and was an Alum of Purdue University.  Brian worked for Wintrust Financial Corporation in Hoffman Estates and was a member of the Chamber of Commerce in Hoffman Estates.  He was an avid Cubs fan, a musician, and enjoyed model trains.  Brian is survived by his wife of 21 years, Melissa O’Malley Wilson, son Ian Banks Wilson, his mother Dorothy Wilson, his brother Scott (Michelle) Wilson, his nieces Claire and Emma Wilson, and his nephews Seth and Theo Paradise.  A visitation is scheduled for Friday, November 10, 2017 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 9:30am at the funeral chapel.  Interment will be held privately.  For more information, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto

Roberto M. Gonzalez

Roberto M. Gonzalez, 71, a resident of Lincolnshire, IL passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 at his home.  Roberto is survived by his wife of 46 years, Emma, his children Leticia (Roberto) Galicia, Diana (Julio) Figueroa, Daisy (Jose) Salazar, and Patty (Jose) Gonzalez-Huerta, and his grandchildren Allen, Max, Ricky, Camila, Angel, Lily, Julian, Lysette, Juan, Andres, Daniella, Lynette, Nicholas, and Alyssa.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Willy Gonzalez, his brothers Fernando and Rodolfo, and his sister Angelina.  A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  A funeral mass is scheduled for Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL.  Interments will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto

Mildred A. Johnson

Mildred A. Johnson, 91, a resident of Libertyville, IL, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Winchester House in Libertyville. She was born June 10, 1926 to Elsie and Henry Ahrens. Mildred was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Libertyville.

Mildred is survived by her children, John Johnson of Mundelein and Linda Bettini of Grayslake; her grandchildren; her siblings, Willard (Carolyn) Ahrens of Wauconda, Marion Carswell of Mt. Prospect, Helen Ahrens of Morton Grove and Barbara Ahrens of Morton Grove; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alwin R. Johnson and her parents.

Friends of the family may visit at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral chapel. Interment will be held at Willow Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Winchester House. For further information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit

Katherine Horton

Katherine Horton, age 81, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.  There will be a memorial service on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Crossroads Church, 1350 IL Route 137 in Grayslake, IL.  For information, please call 847-223-8122.  Arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.

Benjamen Carl Daluge

Benjamen Carl Daluge, 47, a resident of Round Lake, Il passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL . He was born December 30, 1969 in Lake County to Rueben and Annette Daluge.
Ben is survived by his loving wife, Laura of 14 years whom he married on December 31, 2002 in Round Lake; his children, Kerstin (Eric) Ceisel of Round Lake Beach, Becca (Tiffany) Cnota-Boyd of Carpentersville, Matt Kelly of Round Lake, Brendan (Liz) Kelly of Round Lake Beach, Sarah Blomberg of Round Lake, Leala of Round Lake, and Christina Daluge of Round Lake; his grandchildren, Mariah Ceisel of Round Lake Beach, Corey and Caiden Herzner of Carpentersville; his siblings, Sadie (Dennis) Gunnink of Darien, WI, Sherry Korb of Corbin, KY, Troy (Sherrie) Jordan of Elkhorn, WI and Debora Jordan-Webb of Corbin, Ky. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Ronald Daluge.
A celebration of life will be held at the Holiday Inn, 6161 W. Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031 on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from noon until 4pm. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Ben Daluge After Care Help page.