Norma M. Marcin, 78, a resident of Gurnee and formerly of Chicago, passed away Saturday July 19, 2014. She was born July 31, 1935 in Chicago, IL to Gino and Mary Cattapan. Norma is survived by her husband of 40 years, Edward, her daughter Gina Marie (Jonathan Rogers) Marcin, her nieces and nephews Leo Brieske, Tina (Richard) Swanson, Geno (Michele) Brieske, Marilyn (Robert) Kirk, her great-nieces, Lyn Marie Swanson and Michelle (Robb) Westland, and her great-nephew, Sean (Sarah) Kirk, and her great-great-nieces, Reese and Addison Westland, and Aoife Kirk. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister and brother-in-law, Nilde and Leo Brieske. A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday May 22, 2014 from 3:30pm until 8:30pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral mass is scheduled for Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Paul the Apostle 6401 Gages Lake Rd. Gurnee, IL. Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, IL. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
Henry Charles deGroh II, 80, of Grayslake, passed away June 28, 2014 at his home in Grayslake. He was born November 23, 1933 in Chicago to Henry Sr. and Maire (nee: Springhorn) deGroh. Henry was a member of the American Legion Post 659, the Grayslake Exchange Club, the Highland Lake POA, the Village Theater Palatine, the Englewood Lions, the Grayslake Historical Society, and KIVA. Henry is survived by his wife of 31 years, Catherine (nee: Schikora) deGroh, whom he wed on August 22, 1982, his children Margaret deGroh of Ottowa, Canada, Teresa (Arne) (nee: deGroh) Jorgensen of Jackson, WY, Henry III (Kim) deGroh of Hinckley, OH, Alexander (Molly) deGroh of McHenry, IL, and Nicole deGroh of Grayslake, IL, his former wife Betty (nee: Wray) deGroh, his grandchildren Sarah, Peter, Henry IV, Daniel, Annika, Avery, Oliver, and Montgomery, and his siblings, Thomas deGroh, David (Cynthia) deGroh, Kenneth (Ursula) deGroh. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Marie (nee: deGroh) Haering, and his brother William deGroh. Friends of the family may visit on Tuesday July 29, 2014 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at the Round Lake Civic Center 2007 Civic Center Way Round Lake Beach, IL 60073. The interment will be held privately at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to KIVA, Children’s Gate Montessori in Crystal Lake, IL, Teton Science Journey School in Jackson, WY, or the American Legion (Boys and Girls State) #659 Grayslake, IL. For information, please call 847-223-8122 , visit www.strangfuneral.org, or www.facebook.com/events/596339290481350.
Marvin E. Bohnhoff, 87, of Grayslake, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Marvin was born May 7, 1927 to August and Emma (Framke) Bohnhoff in Chicago. He was a veteran of World War II. Dear husband of Sharon (nee Swensson); father of Nancy Martin, Barbara Carr, Robert (Martha); step-father to Joanne (George) Corcoran, Gwen Surell (Bob Erickson), Andrew (Nancy) Zurow; brother of Lorraine (late Wally) Stark, late Norma (late Jack) Massey, late Kenneth (Fern); fond grandfather and great-grandfather of many; and cherished uncle and dear friend of many. Friends of the family may visit Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road (Route 120) Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service will commence at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church, 405 West State Route 176, Island Lake, IL 60042, followed by interment at McHenry County Memorial Park in Woodstock, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Woodstock VFW Post 5040. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.
Denise M. Schell (nee: Schoenberger), 58, a resident of Round Lake, passed away Monday July 14, 2014. She was born August 1, 1955 in Nashville, TN to Frank and Mildred Schell. Denise was a talented quilter, crafter, an amazing cook, and an extremely hard worker. Denise was the beloved mother to Ken (Sabrina) Schoenberger, Kevin (Elizabeth) Schoenberger, and Kris (Moriah) Schoenberger, adoring grandma to Hunter, and loving sister to Gregg (Sue) Schell, Maurice (Nancy) Schell, and Michael (Kathy) Schell, and wonderful aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Stephen and Frank. A visitation is scheduled for Friday July 18, 2014 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 July 19, 2014 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
Leonard M. Weiss, 74, of Grayslake, Illinois passed away Friday, July 11th, 2014 at Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter in Glenview, Illinois surrounded by family. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 8th, 1939, and made his home in Grayslake for over 48 years. He was an electrical engineer and owned his own business until his retirement. Leonard had many hobbies including, building and programming computers, ham radio, and boating on Third Lake. He also enjoyed travel and spending time in Florida.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughters Julie (Jeff) Wynveen and Carolyn (Scott) Farnam; and son, Kurt (Julie Camarato) Weiss; 7 grandchildren: Jocelyn, Jacob and Jessica Wynveen, Kyle and Kate Farnam, Sophia and Ella Weiss. He was preceded in death by his parents Rose and Kurt Weiss.
Visitation will be at Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake from 4 – 8pm on Tuesday, July 15th,, 2014. Funeral Mass will be offered at 10am on Wednesday, July 16th at St. Gilbert’s Church in Grayslake followed by internment at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, Illinois 60025 or www.carecenter.org
Richard B. Schmidt, 53, a resident of Round Lake, passed away Wednesday July 9, 2014. He was born March 23, 1961 in North Chicago, IL to Robert and Jackie Schmidt. Richard was a longtime employee of Maclean Solutions in Mundelein, IL. He loved watching sports especially the Chicago Bears. Richard is survived by his mother Jackie (Raymond) Swenson, his son Logan Schmidt, his step-children Jamie Peters and Charlotte Sahler, his grandchildren Desiree, Kaitlyn, and Kira, his siblings Robert T. Schmidt Jr., Rita (Robert) Zydlo, Randall Schmidt, Kristi Sloan, and Kylie Bingaman, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. Friends of the family may visit on Sunday July 13, 2014 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral service is scheduled for Monday July 14, 2014 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.
Elizabeth “Liz” A. Richards, 74, a resident of Park City, IL passed away Wednesday July 2, 2014. She was born November 27, 1939 in Chicago to Edward and Eileen Kurek. Liz worked for Baxter for 27 years. She loved to travel and shop. Liz is survived by her husband of 57 years, Michael, her children Michelle (John) Kusch, Cheryl Foster, Charlotte (Robert) Boesch, Corinne (Matt) Vohasek, Michael (Sandy) Richards Jr., Diane (Tim) Hirschmiller, and Beth (Mike) Eldridge, her 18 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and her siblings Edward (Margaret) Kurek, Linda (Allen) Oelkers, Judy (Harry) Markus, and Dennis (Peggy) Kurek. She was preceded in death by her parents. All arrangements were held privately and 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.
Harvey H. May Jr., 86, a resident of Round Lake, IL passed away Wednesday June 25, 2014 in Libertyville, IL. He was born April 9, 1928 in Berwyn, IL. Harvey was a member of the Moose Club. Harvey loved to dance and garden. He worked for Campbell International in Wauconda for 33 years as a fabricator. Harvey is survived by his children Stephen, Diane, Charles, and Cynthia, his 8 grandchildren, and his 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of Josephine. Friends of the family may visit on Thursday July 10, 2014 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm with a memorial service commencing at 6:00pm 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 visit www.strangfuneral.org.
Shirley L. Klugiewicz, 88, a longtime resident of Wildwood, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014, surrounded by family at Advocate Condell Medical Center. She was born in Chicago on May 3, 1926 to Vincent “Charlie” and Marie (Konopacky) Maday. She married Paul Klugiewicz on July 9, 1949.
During her life, Shirley was very involved in Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. She was an active member of Saint Gilbert Church in Grayslake. Her hobbies included reading, camping, traveling, gardening, and jigsaw puzzles. Shirley enjoyed many lunches with her Birthday Club friends.
She is survived by her children Robert of Grayslake; James (Phyllis) of Kentwood, MI; Alan (Theresa) of Grayslake; Daniel (Connie) of Salem, WI; and Susan (Bruce) Dietz of Harvard. Also surviving are her brother Leroy Maday of Chicago and sister Judy Slamecka of North Riverside. Her surviving grandchildren are John (Melinda); Brianne; Sarah (Brian); Rebecca; Laura (Kirk); Peter (Kelsey); Joseph (Jacquie); David (Renee); Rosie; Samantha; and Alex. She has 8 great grandchildren and another on the way, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul, her brother-in-law Richard Slamecka, her sister-in-law Joan Maday, and her granddaughter Catherine.
Visitation will be at Strang Funeral Chapel in Grayslake on Saturday, July 5 from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by services at Saint Gilbert Church in Grayslake at 11 a.m., then interment at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville.
William “Bill” M. Lenzen, 54, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Monday June 30, 2014. He was born August 3, 1959 in Waukegan to Jerome and Marcella Lenzen. Bill is survived by his mother Marcella, his siblings Linda (the late James) Barnes of Kentucky, Larry (Mary) Lenzen, and Carl (Kim) Lenzen, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousin, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Jerome. Friends of the family may visit on Saturday July 5, 2014 from 10:00am until 12:00pm with a funeral service commencing at 12:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Grayslake Fire and Rescue. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.