Monthly Archives: May 2018

Michael L. Snyders

Michael L. Snyders, 74, a resident of Wildwood, IL, passed away May 12, 2018 at his home. He was born June 14, 1943 in Wheeling, IL to Andrew and Dorothy Snyders. Michael was a veteran having served for the US Navy from 1961 to 1965. He had worked for Lake Forest Hospital as Head Groundskeeper for 20 years. Michael is survived by his wife of 49 years, Janice, his daughter Heather (David) Mraz, his grandchildren Natalie and Amanda Mraz, his siblings Tomas (Debbie) Snyders, Jack (Betty) Snyders, and Sandy Snyders. She was preceded in death by his parents and his son Michael. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00am until 1:00pm with a military honors service commencing at 1:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Dorothy B. Leska

Dorothy B. Leska, 63, a resident of Sugar Land, TX, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Houston, TX.  She was born September 29, 1954 in Chicago, IL.  She was retired and worked as a retail clerk.    Dorothy is survived by her husband of 32 years, William, her daughter, Heather Leska; her sister, Jeanne Strassburger; and her many nieces and nephews.  A visitation is scheduled for Friday. May 18, 2018 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, May 19, 2018 at 11am at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately.    In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Citizens for Animal Protection, 17555 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, 77094 (281)497-0591. For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Mark Allen Behenna

Mark Allen Behenna, age 42, a resident of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.  Born in Waukegan on June 13, 1975, he was the son of John and Karen Behenna.  Mark is survived by his son, Marcus, of Waukegan; his ex-wife and mother of Marcus, Laura Behenna; nieces and nephews, Michael Behenna, Zachary Behenna, Christina (Chris) O’Bryant and Justin (Felicity Bell) Howard; his siblings, Cindy Behenna of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Scott (Carole) Behenna of Genoa City, Wisconsin, Kim (Geoff) Donehey of Round Lake and Melissa (Joe) DeMatteis of Villa Park; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Wyatt O’Bryant, Kayden Howard, Kiara Howard, and Ryder O’Bryant. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm with a funeral service at 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

 

 

Samuel Carrillo

Samuel Carrillo, age 61, a resident of Round Lake, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Journey Care in Barrington. He was born June 21, 1956 in El Parral, Zacatecas, Mexico to Irineo and Josefa Carrillo. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Round Lake. Samuel is survived by his wife, Maria, whom he married 42 years ago in August of 1976 in Waukegan; his children, Lorena (Jose) Carranza of Palatine, Leticia (Jaime) Gonzalez of Volo, and Claudia (Richard) Free of Round Lake; his grandchildren, Cynthia Lainez of Volo, Edward Carranza of Palatine, Alex Carranza of Palatine, Julianna Gonzalez of Volo, and Alessandra Ava Free of Round Lake; his eleven brothers and sisters, Otelia (Tom) Flores, Edelmira Carrillo, Amelia (Juan) Ponce, Jesus (Ofelia) Carrillo, Raul (Dolores) Carrillo, Santos (Consuelo) Carrillo, Abraham (Josefa) Carrillo, Josepha (Manuel) Cervantes, Esperanza (Joaquin) Rojas, Gloria (Eloy) Ramos and Blanca (Fernando) Gallegos; and many nieces and nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by one sister, Enedina Silva. Friends of the family may visit from 4:00pm until 8:00pm on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 9:30am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 114 Lincoln Avenue, Round Lake, IL 60073, followed by interment at Ascension Catholic Cemetery, 1920 Buckley Road, Libertyville, IL 60048. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

Francisco Hernandez

Francisco Hernandez, age 88, a resident of Round Lake, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at his home. He was born in Mexico on January 22, 1930. Francisco was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Round Lake. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Aurora Hernandez; 9 children, 23 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son, Saul Hernandez-Rios; grandson, Roy Lopez; parents; and grandparents.
Friends of the family may visit on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 114 Lincoln Avenue, Round Lake, IL 60073. Interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation at www.parkinson.org. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.

Walter A. Shank Sr.

Walter Adrian Shank Sr., 94, a resident of Wildwood, IL on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Spring Meadows in Libertyville, IL.  He was June 11, 1923 in Tunnelton, WV to Walter and Anna (nee: Blotchett) Shank.  Walter was a member of Local 250 for over 50 years.  He was a highly skilled craftsman and worked professionally as a carpenter.  Walter could fix anything, enjoyed fishing, was a barbeque king, and was an expert horseshoe player.  Walter is survived by his children Ronald (Kay) Morgan of Tampa, FL, Walter (Eva) Shank of Lexington, KY, Mike Shank of Waukegan, IL and Larry Shank of Wildwood, IL, his four grandchildren, his one great-grandchild, and his siblings Louise Vickers of Morgan Town, WV and Betty (Jim) Potts of Memphis, TN.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Helen Shank.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Friday, May 18, 2018 from 11:00am 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 be held following the services at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville, IL.  For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Daniel R. Wimmer

Daniel R. Wimmer, age 62, a resident of Ingleside, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Advocate Condell Hospital in Libertyville. He loved to play with his dogs, cook and plant flowers.
Danny is survived by his sister, Janette Wimmer; 2 aunts, Violet Traub and Ruth Forster; 6 step children, Meredith Matthews, Calvin (Kayla) Moore, Jessica (Vince) LoPiccolo, Carla Van Cleve, Joel (Misty) Van Cleve and Paula (Tim) Ermel; and 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife, Donna Wimmer; and step son, Eric Van Cleve.
A visitation and memorial service are scheduled for Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. with the memorial service at 2:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

Jennifer L. Doherty

Jennifer L. Doherty, 34, a lifelong resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away May 8, 2018 at her home.  She was born May 2, 1984 in McHenry to Dan and Deborah Doherty.  Jennifer is survived by her parents Dan and Deborah Doherty, her daughter Abigail McGuire, her boyfriend and father of her daughter Nick McGuire, her grandfather Arnie (Pat Ryan) Busch, her brothers Robert Doherty and Daniel (Jessica) Doherty, and numerous aunts and uncles.  A visitation is scheduled for Monday, May 14, 2018 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm.  The funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 1:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held following the services at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville.  Memorials may be made to the Go Fund Me account at Jennie Doherty.  https://www.gofundme.com/jennydoherty   For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Richard D. Fitch

Richard “RF” D. Fitch, 71, a resident of Lake Villa, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at his home.  He was born February 20, 1947 in Pineville, WV to Lance and Nellie Fitch.  Richard enjoyed karaoke, hunting, boating, and working on cars.  He was retired and worked for Ravenswood Hospital and Neurological Orthopedic Institute of Chicago.  Richard loved Miller High Life, the Bears, helping other people, and his family.  Richard is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda, his children Sherry (Thomas) Lill, Richard (Denise) Fitch, and Tracey Fitch, his grandchildren Aaron, Jacob, and Conor Lill, and Jack Zilla Fitch, his great-grandchildren Damien and Kaelynn Keith, his siblings Jerry (Janet) Fitch and Debbie (Kenny) Heath, his sister-in-law Kathy Fitch, and his numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Donnie Fitch, his sister Cheryl Khoury, and his nephew Tim Fitch.  A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately.  Memorials may be made to the family.  For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

William P. Dennis

William P. Dennis, 80, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 at Brentwood Nursing Home in Riverwoods, IL.  He was born December 1, 1937 in Oak Park, IL to Nathaniel and Mary Dennis.  Bill was a Marine Corps veteran having served during the Korean War.  He worked as a Lake County Deputy and a bus driver for Durham Bus Company for many years.  Bill enjoyed swimming, spending time with his grandchildren, and visiting his vacation home in Texas.  Bill is survived by his wife of 58 years, Judi, his children Christine (John) Groth, Richard (Caroline) Dennis, William Dennis, and Steve (Jennifer) Dennis, his six grandchildren, and his six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers.  A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at `10:00am at the funeral chapel.  Interment will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL.  Memorial donations may be made to the Captain Lovell VA Medical Center in North Chicago.  For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.