Marion I. Schmidt

Marion I. Schmidt (nee: Gustafson), 96, a resident of Fox Lake, passed away Tuesday October 21, 2014. She was born August 8, 1918 in Chicago, IL to Jerry and Judith Gustafson. Marion is survived by her son Wayne (Nancy) Schmidt, her grandkids, Paula (Mick) Fessl, Wayne (Bridget) Schmidt II, Michael (Jennifer) Schmidt, William (Maria) Schmidt, Susan (Steve) Tunberg, 16 great-grandkids, 2 great-great-grandkids, and numerous other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband William and her sons Ronald and Howard. All services were privately held and arranged with Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Gladys A. Pratt

Gladys A. Pratt, 90, a resident of Round Lake, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014. She was born August 13, 1924 in Chicago, IL to Andrew and Axa Gustafson. Gladys loved to play Scrabble and Bingo. She was an avid Cubs and Bears fan and loved watching game shows. Gladys is survived by her sons Steve (Kathryn), Danny, and James (Lorraine), her grandchildren Brian (April), Betsy (Karl) Davis, Amy (Kevin) Brown, Derrick, Nicole, Melissa (John) Weldon, Heather (Matthew) Totin and Eric, and her 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jim Pratt, and her sisters Elsie and Sigrid. Friends of the family may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., October 23, 2014 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service is scheduled for Friday October 24, 2014 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel. The interment will follow at Arlington Cemetery in Elmhurst. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Myrtle R. Rosemeyer

Myrtle R. Rosemeyer, 92, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Tuesday October 14, 2014. She was born June 20, 1922 in Withee, WI to Frederick and Ella Taylor. Myrtle was a teacher at Avon Center school for over 50 years. After retiring she taught CCD at St. Gilbert and St. Joseph Catholic churches. Myrtle volunteered with PADS and many other charitable organizations. She was a member of St. Gilbert parish. Myrtle is survived by her husband of 71 years, Robert Gerald, her sons Robert E. (Jacqueline), Gerald L. (Kathryn), Jon M. (Bonny), James D. (Margaret), Daniel T., Marc A., and Glenn A. (Zenaida), her 11 grandchildren, her 6 great-grandchildren, and her sister Pearl Warrens. She was preceded in death by her parents, her 3 sisters, and her 3 brothers. A visitation is scheduled for Sunday October 19, 2014 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. A funeral mass is scheduled for Monday October 20, 2014 at 11:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. Interment will follow at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Catholic Charities of your choice. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.

Shirley Jean Stramel

Shirley Jean Stramel, 75, of Round Lake passed away on October 13, 2014 at Condell Hospital in Libertyville. Shirley was born on February 11, 1939 in Chicago to Maurice, Ella Cuzzo nee Beilfuss. Shirley love the Bears, and the Blackhawks, she was an avid reader, and enjoyed trips to Las Vegas.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years Donald Stramel whom she wed on December 1, 1956 in Chicago, her children Terry(Joan) Elmhurst, Tom(Marie) Boling Brook, Dave Round Lake, Rick(Chris) Elmhurst, Linda(Dominick) Fedele Villa Park, her grandchildren Nick, Dan, Tim, Allison, Laura, Erica, Ryan, Joseph, Ashley, Michael, Stephanie, Jacob, Joe, Thomas, her great grandchildren Harrison, Eli, Layla, Colton, Maddox, her siblings Betty of Florida, Patricia of Roselle, Robert(Diane) Roselle.
Shirley was preceded in death by her aforementioned parents, 2 sisters Maureen, Gloria. Their will be a public visitation at the Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E, Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il 60030 on Wednesday  October 15, from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., a funeral service for Shirley will be on Thursday October 16, at 10:00 A.M, at the funeral chapel, following the service burial will follow at MaryHill Cemetery 8600 N. Milwaukee Ave, Niles, 60714 for information please call Strang Funeral Chapel (847)223-8122

Donald R. Twomey

Donald R. Twomey, age 79, of Lake Villa, passed away peacefully in the company of his family at his home on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. He was born February 22, 1935 in Chicago to Harold R. and Ann E. (Rowan) Twomey. He attended Warren Township High School and later served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Donald loved computers and was a news addict. He enjoyed watching the Bears and, in recent years, riding his motorcycle. After retirement Don enjoyed socializing with a group of friends who called themselves “The Counter Intelligence”. He also walked with a group that meets at Gurnee Mills. He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Julie, whom he married in Waukegan on April 2, 1970; three sons, James (Lisa) of Kenosha, WI, Victor (Myrna) of Inverness, FL; Matthew (Vicki) of Palatine; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, John (Irina) of Rhode Island and one sister, Gerry of Highland Park. Don was preceded in death by his parents, one grandson, Jeffrey, and a brother, Robert. Friends of the family may visit from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. with the funeral service commencing at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Chloe A. Behenna

Chloe A. Behenna (nee Brown), age 80, of Round Lake Beach and formerly of Chicago, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at her home. She was born in Chicago on August 6, 1934. Chloe is survived by her son, William M. (Laurie) Behenna; daughter, Kimberly A. (John) Nizzi; son-in-law, Jeffrey Harmon; and her grandsons, William M. Behenna Jr., Jonathan E. Behenna, Brett W. Harmon, and Blake M. Harmon. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Behenna, who passed away in 2002, whom she married on February 2, 1951. All services are private. Arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Wayne “Whop” Malizio

Wayne “Whop” Malizio, age 67, of Grayslake, passed away at his home on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. He was born on July 27, 1947 in Evanston to Frank and Arline (Norman) Malizio. A Vietnam vet, Wayne loved motorcyles and was a member of the Sojourners motorcyle club. He was also an avid clock maker. He is survived by his mom, Arline Malizio; his three brothers, Phil (Patricia) of Lake Villa, Larry (Marj) of Libertyville, and Norm (Jana) of Mundelein; one niece, Gina; three nephews, Shawn (Lara) of Lake Forest, Todd (Christi) of Gilberts, and Michael of Mundelein; and one great-nephew, Cole. Wayne’s dad, Frank, preceded him in death. Friends of the family may visit from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org. Everyone is invited at the end of the visitation at 4:00 p.m. for Wayne’s last prayer.

John B. Plutz

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John B. Plutz

John B. Plutz, age 83, of Grayslake, passed away at his home on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. He was born in Chicago on April 20, 1931 to John and Loretta (Smith) Plutz. John served in the Marine Corp, was a retired fireman, and was a member of IAFF Local 471. A sports enthusiast, John was an avid Cubs fan and loved to fish. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Janet, whom he married on March 27, 1954; his children, John (Mary) of West Allis, WI, Matthew of Champaign, IL, Lorraine (Craig) Weidner of Trevor, WI, and Joseph of New York, NY; grandchildren, John (Amber) of West Allis, WI, Kimberly Plutz of Kingston, IL, Jaclun Plutz of Kingston, IL, Abigayle of Naperville, IL, Casey Weidner of Trevor, WI, and Kyle Weidner of Trevor, WI; daughter-in-law, Karen, of Kingston, IL; and sisters, Carol Hayes of Indiana and Mary (Bill) Conlin of California. John was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Steve, one sister, Dolores Coleman, and two brothers, Ed and Tom Plutz. Friends of the family may visit on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 22333 W Erhart Road, Mundelein, Il 60060. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Joan M. Lodesky

Joan M. (Rosing) Lodesky died peacefully at home on October 1, 2014. God Bless and God Speed… Arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.

Teresa M. Ezyk

Teresa M. Ezyk, 60, a resident of Round Lake, passed away Thursday October 1, 2014. She was born May 29, 1954, in West Islip, NY, to Walter and Mary Ezyk. Terre was a former Round Lake School District Board President and chairman of the Building and Zoning Board in Round Lake. She was a member of St. Bede’s Catholic Church. Terre loved gardening, volunteering, and her pets Lola, Lily, Jay, and Amber. She loved cooking and most important of all to her was spending time with her family. Terre is survived by her husband of 22 years, Chris Ramos, her sons Nicholas and Spencer Ezyk, and her mother Mary Ezyk. She was preceded in death by her father Walter Ezyk. A visitation is scheduled for Monday October 6, 2014, from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. A funeral mass is scheduled for Tuesday October 7, 2014, at 10:00am at St. Bede Catholic Church 36455 N. Wilson Rd. Ingleside, IL, 60041. Interment will be held privately at Ascension Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Wellness Center 215 Revere Dr. Northbrook, IL 60062. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.