Monthly Archives: December 2018

Ronald H. Lauing

Ronald H. Lauing, 82, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.  He was born November 4, 1936 in Chicago, IL to Harold and Pearl Lauing.  Ron was an avid Cubs and Bears fan.  He enjoyed vacationing, driving, going to the casino, and visiting with friends at the local Grayslake diners.  Ron loved spending time with his family and dear friend Helen Timan, and was known as a social butterfly.  Ron is survived by his children Ronald (Rosemary) Lauing, Jean (Jack) Korman, Richard (the late Geraldine) Lauing, his grandchildren Kristen (Derek) Wainwright, Kathryn (Jeff) Beck, Ronald Lucas, Kari (Kevin) Curry, and Holly (Brian) Curry, his great-grandchildren Aidan, Liam, Zoey, Delaney, Everett, Rylee, Jayden, Dylan, Kacey, Mallory, Charlotte, and Brian Jr., and his sister Janice (Frank) Ptak.  He was preceded in death by his wife Rhea, his parents, his brother Jim Ziebell, and his granddaughter Michelle Lauing.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 11:30am until 2:30pm with a funeral service commencing at 2:30pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held following the service at Millburn Cemetery in Millburn, IL.  Memorials donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital 2900 Rocky Point Dr.  Tampa, FL 33607.  For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Orey L. Bingle

Orey L. Bingle, age 92, a former resident of Round Lake Beach and Burlington, Wis, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, in Northbrook.  He was born August 6, 1926 in Newburgh, Indiana and grew up there.  Orey served in the US Army infantry from January 1945 until November 1946.  Later, in 1960, he began working at Frank G. Hough in Libertyville, where he was employed in the gear shop as a welder for 30 years until his retirement.  Orey is survived by his daughter, Pamela J. (John) Finch of Vernon Hills, son, Michael L. Bingle of Mundelein, daughter, Debra S. (Lyle) Wright of Trevor, WI, son, Scott B. Bingle of Wauconda; four grandsons; one granddaughter; and nine great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Warren Bingle; wife, Mary Lande Bingle; and eleven siblings.  A visitation and memorial service are scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. with the memorial service at 1:00 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.

Dorothy M. Rosene

Dorothy M. Rosene, 89, a resident of DeKalb, IL and former long time resident of Grayslake, passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 at Oak Crest in DeKalb, IL. She was born April 9, 1929 in Wausau, WI, to Fritz and Hilda Poeske. Dorothy was a former member of the Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Grayslake and a current member of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore. Dorothy is survived by her children Stephen Rosene of Shabbona, IL and Michael Rosene of Carbondale, IL, her grandchildren Pammela (John) Cooper of Soddy-Daisy, TN, Jonathan (Megan) Rosene of Blenheim, New Zealand, and Richard (Jen) Sweeney of Melissa, TX, and her 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brothers Wilbur Poeske and Alfred Poeske, her sister Margaret Poeske, and her husband George. All services were privately held and entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

Donald P. Abbinanti

Donald Phillip Abbinanti, 78, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away at his home in Grayslake on December 7, 2018. He was born on Dec. 4, 1940 in Waukegan, IL, son of the late Phillip and Annette Abbinanti. He attended elementary and high school in North Chicago. Don was an Evans Scholar at Northwestern University, receiving his degree in 1963. He married Carol Gillespie in 1966 in Waukegan. Shortly thereafter Don served his country as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Meritorious Service. He was employed by Abbott Laboratories in finance, retiring after a 25+-year career. Among his other pursuits, he enjoyed golf and traveling.
Don is survived by his wife Carol, son Jack (Julie) Abbinanti, daughter Cathy (Peter) Greenlaw and son Michael Abbinanti, grandsons Daniel and Dale Abbinanti, granddaughters Lily Abbinanti and Jessie Greenlaw, great-grandson Chase Abbinanti, sister Mary Hollinger, and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation and funeral service will be held at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with a funeral service beginning at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. For more information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

Jeanie D. Wiles

Jeanie D. Wiles passed on Thursday, December 6, 2018. She was born in Lima, OH on February 5, 1961. She lived most of her adolescent life in northwest Ohio. She came from a large family which include her brothers, Robert (Amy) Mohler and Michael (Cindy) Derrow; sisters, Dawn (Michael) Schilling, Laura Mann, Ginger Dempsey, Debra (Michael) Baker, Vicky (Dave) Knoth, Jodi (Richard) Schaffner, and Sue (John) Timms. She graduated from Put-In-Bay High School in 1979. Her greatest joy was having children. Jessica Klamm was born in 1980 and James E. Dunn III in 1982. She also has 3 grandchildren, Jason Carpenter, Helene Klamm, and Aurelius Dunn.
Jeanine loved children and ran a very successful in-home day care on the naval base. She later worked as a personal secretary, computer operator, paralegal and real estate closer. She retired with her husband in 2007. She was married to Timothy P. Wiles for 31 wonderful years.
She opened her home on occasion to family and friends who needed a safe place to stay. She became a member of the Gift of Hope Donor Program through the State of Illinois. She believed in recycling and even in death she continues to help others. She will be missed by all the lives she touched.
A visitation and memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. with the memorial service beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Home of the Sparrow, or the House of David in Waukegan. For more information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

William T. Giova

William T. Giova, 92, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in Libertyville, IL.  He was born October 26, 1926 in Italy to Tony and Nina Giovacchini.  William was a World War II veteran having served with the US Navy from 1944 to 1946 aboard the USS Walter X. Young.  He was a member of St. Mary of Annunciation Church.  William is survived by his wife of 36 years, Mary Anne, his children William A. (Karen) Giova, Gene Anne (John) Speckman, and Kimberly Lobitz, his grandchildren Matthew, Lauren, Carolyn, Robert, Jarrett, and Jackson, his 3 great-grandchildren, and his sister Lee (Enzo) Berti.  He was preceded in death by his son Marc, his brother Al, and his parents.  A visitation is scheduled for Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  A memorial mass is scheduled for Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:00am at St. Mary of Annunciation 22333 W. Erhart Rd. Mundelein, IL.  Interment will be held privately.  Please no flowers, your presence and thoughts of our family, are gift enough.  For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Marilyn R. Shaver

Marilyn R. Shaver, age 64, a resident of Lindenhurst, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville after a three year battle with liver disease.  She was born October 12, 1954 in Waukegan to Murlin (Bud) and Loretta Marshall.  Marilyn was an aviation enthusiast, who, earlier in life, had earned hours towards getting her pilot’s license. She also loved to travel, especially her trips to Hawaii.  She is survived by her domestic partner of 22 years, Scott Corlett; her children, Adam (Meagan) Shaver of Johnsburg and Eric Shaver of Lindenhurst; her brothers, Les (Carmella) Marshall of Grayslake and Bruce (Marilyn) Marshall of Port Orange, FL; and her beloved dog child, Pogo.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Daniel Shaver.  A memorial service is scheduled for Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 1:00pm until 4:00pm at Lakewood Grove Clubhouse, 1653 Amarias Drive, Round Lake, IL 60073.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association (http://www.alsa.org) in honor of Loretta Marshall, Marilyn’s mother, who was diagnosed with ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  Arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information, call (847) 223-8122, log onto www.strangfuneral.org, or view us on facebook.

Beverly H. Hubbard

Beverly H. Hubbard, age 67, a long-time resident of Grayslake, passed away November 23, 2018 after a hard-fought battle against breast cancer. Bev demonstrated her kindness, loving spirit and bravery until the end.  As a devoted member of the Lake County community, Bev worked 30 years at the College of Lake County, retiring in 2014 from the Foundation Office, where she helped raise scholarship money for students. She was also active in the Exchange Club of Grayslake, The Lakes Region Watercolor Guild as Membership Chair, Chicago Calligraphy Collective as Vice President, and a Lake County Election Judge volunteer. Bev was a member of St. Gilbert Church in Grayslake.  Bev enjoyed taking day trips to hiking destinations with her husband, Kurt, kayaking on Grayslake where she lived for 41 years, and running her business—Calligraphy by Bev—in which she both penned and taught calligraphy and cursive writing.  Born July 8, 1951 in Chicago, IL, Bev is survived by her husband of 46 years Kurt L. Hubbard, daughters Jennifer Hubbard and Kate Hubbard (Brian Heath), sister Bonnie Hollifield, as well as many other family members. Bev is preceded in death by her parents Rudolph Bartell and Bernice Bartell (Schroeder).  A visitation/mass will be held in Bev’s honor on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the St. Gilbert Chapel, 301 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake at 10:00am until 11:00am with the mass starting at 11:00am. Immediately following, the family invites attendees to join them at a lunch/open house at The Vine restaurant in downtown Grayslake from 12:00pm – 3:00pm. A private family burial will take place on Sunday, December 30. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the CLC Foundation in Bev’s memory.

Katherine A. Hill

Katherine A. Hill, 62, a resident of Round Lake Park, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Grove on the Lake in Zion, IL. She was born June 3, 1956 in Waukegan, IL to Kenneth and Jane Henning. Katherine is survived by her children Michelle Hill and Brian (Heather Vesler) Hill, her grandchildren Miranda, Brody, Gabrielle, and Annabelle, and her siblings Bill Henning, Vickie (Kevin) Spagnola, Daniel Henning, and Michael Henning. She was preceded in death by her parents. A memorial service will be held at a later date. All funeral arrangements were entrusted to 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, log onto www.strangfuneral.org., or see our facebook page.