Monthly Archives: February 2019

Susan A. Stauner

Susan A. Stauner, 98, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at her home.  She was born October 11, 1920.  Susan was a member of St. Gilbert Catholic Church and Saint Mary’s Women’s Club.  Susan is survived by her children Dolores (Bill) Spung, Ray (Nancy) Stauner, Marge (Bruce) Gilbert, Joanne Stauner, Joseph (Mary) Stauner, Mary Sue (Mike) Hendel, Larry (Yvette) Stauner, 17 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, brothers Walter, Eugene, and Bernard, sisters Mary and Eileen, and her loving caregiver Tanya.  She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph, 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.  A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  The funeral service is scheduled for Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church, 301 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.  Interment will be held after the services at St. Mary Cemetery in Buffalo Grove, IL.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Harriet J. Cord

Harriet J. Cord, 78, a resident of Round Lake
Beach, IL, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at her home.  She was born December 29, 1940 in St. Louis,
MO.  Harriet enjoyed crafting, decorating,
and dancing in her younger years.  She
loved flowers, dolphins, was known for her good cooking, and was a very hard
worker.  Harriet lived for her children
and was known as “Mama Cakes” to any child that crossed her doorstep.  Harriet is survived by her husband of 42
years, Ray Cord Sr., her children Leonard Halcom Jr., Katherine Raysby, Roy
Cord, and Raymond Cord Jr., her grandchildren John (Nicole) Persinger, Kyle
Halcom, Christy Lee, Arthur (Nicole Miller) Raysby, Andrea (Jeremie) Bartelt,
and John (Amber Homuth) Schmit, her 17 great-grandchildren, her sisters Betty
(Bill) Hurtz and Thelma Ruble, her first husband and lifelong friend Leonard
Halcom Sr., and her dog Little Miss.  She
was preceded in death by her parents Jess and Margaret Elizabeth Smith.  A visitation is scheduled for Monday,
February 18, 2019 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel &
Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  The funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday,
February 19, 2019 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel.  Interment will be held after the services at Warren
Cemetery in Gurnee, IL.  For more
information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Shirley M. Metz

Shirley M. Metz, 85, a resident of Lake Geneva, WI, passed
away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in Elkhorn, WI. 
She was born December 19, 1933 in Chicago, IL to James and Bertha
Connolly.  Shirley is survived by her
husband, Wilbur, her children Laurie (Kenneth) Aemisegger, Mary Metz, Bill
(Trisha) Metz, and Michael (Heidi) Metz, her grandchildren Kimberly Aemisegger,
Hannah Metz, Timothy Metz, and Vincent Metz, her niece Michelle (Dave) Yarc,
and her nephews Jim (Stephanie) Hansen, Ken (Cathy) Hansen, and Don (Jan)
Metz.  She was preceded in death by her
parents and her sister Mary Ann (Jim) Hansen. 
A visitation and funeral mass is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00a.m.
with a funeral mass commencing at 10:00a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at St.
Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment
will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St.
Gilbert Church or St. Gilbert School in Shirley’s name.  All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang
Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or
visit www.strangfuneral.org or see our facebook
page.

Maureen S. Combs

Maureen S. Combs, 71, a resident of Lake Villa, IL, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at Highland Park Hospital after complications from an auto accident. She was born June 19, 1947 in Chicago, IL to Russell and Meredythe Scurto. Maureen is survived by her husband of 47 years, Russell, her son Alex (Kelley) Combs, her grandson Bennett Combs, her siblings Peter (Peg) Scurto and Jane (Gerry) Manarik, her nieces Sarah Scurto and Rebecca Scurto, her nephews Gregory Manarik and Jonathan Manarik, and her great-nephew Camden Manarik. She was preceded in death by her parents and her son Stephen Combs. Maureen was a graduate of Round Lake High School and earned her B. A. degree from Southern Illinois University. She was a teacher for many years, most recently in special education where she was a staunch and passionate advocate for her students. She also worked in the corporate world for several years as an editor and advertising manager with Lakeland Newspapers, MacMillan Publishing and the Chicago Sun Times. She was a lifelong member of St. Andrew Episcopal Church in Grayslake. A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. with a funeral service commencing at 12:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately at Grant Cemetery in Ingleside, IL. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Martha V. Luby

Martha V. Luby, 93, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed
away Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  She was
born July 13, 1925 in Chicago, IL. 
Martha loved spending time with her family.  Martha is survived by her children Jack
(Theresa) Kobernick, Patricia, Kim (Karen) Kobernick, Mark (Iryna) Kobernick,
Connie (John) Oaf, Donald (Karen) Luby, and Tim (Jacque) Luby, her son-in-law
Randy Stey, her grandchildren Paul (Marta), Diana (Matt), Katlin (Keith), John,
Erin (Loren), Beth (Shane), Clay (Jessica) Clif, Kelly, Emily, Robert, Jessica
(Michael), Amanda, and Melissa, her great-grandkids Hudson, Claire, Dana, Evan,
Cadence, Lane, Mason, Cody, and Sophia. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband of 35 years
John W. Kobernick in 1980, her second husband of 29 years, Donald J. Luby in
2013, her daughter Patricia Stey, and her many brothers and sisters.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled
from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30a.m. with a funeral service commencing at 11:30a.m.
on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E.
Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held after the service at
Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may
be made to the Round Lake Fire Protection District.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or
visit www.strangfuneral.org.

John M. Tomasello

John M. Tomasello, age 86, a resident of Gurnee passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Sunrise Assisted Living.  He was born on February 22, 1932 in Chicago to Joseph and Rose Tomasello.  He was a member of St. Gilbert’s choir, Knights of Columbus, VFW, Optimists of Des Plaines, Viking Park Singers and the Motorola Retiree Club.  John is survived by his daughter, Roseann Mace of Grayslake; grandson, Brian Mace of Grayslake; and brother, Joseph of Hanover Park.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen; son-in-law, Dave Mace; brother, Frank; and sisters-in-law, Jenny and Rita.  A visitation is scheduled for Monday, February 4, 2019 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  A funeral mass is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Gilbert Catholic Church, 301 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville, Il.  For more information on services, please call (847)223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org

Jeanne Marie Hansen

Jeanne Marie Hansen, age 84, of McCullom Lake passed away January 10, 2019 at her home.  She was born November 17, 1934 in Chicago to David and Helen (Workowski) Poirer.  Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the McCullom Lake Village Hall, 4811 West Orchard Drive in McCullom Lake.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Old Friends (retired race horses), 1841 Paynes Depot Road, Georgetown, KY 40324.  All 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.