Penny L. Staley

Penny Lynn Staley, 63, a resident of Round Lake Beach, passed away Wednesday August 20, 2014. She was born November 29, 1950 in Libertyville, IL to George and Delores Payne. Penny is survived by her husband, Tom, her son David Staley, and her siblings Debbie Payne and George Payne. She was preceded in death by her parents. A visitation is scheduled for Sunday August 24, 2014 from 1:00pm until 2:00pm with a memorial service commencing at 2:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Special Olympics of Illinois. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Harry G. Kruse

Harry G. Kruse, 96, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Friday August 15, 2014. He was born July 4, 1918 in Des Plaines, IL to Harry E. and Frieda (nee: Busse) Kruse. Harry was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Naomi (nee: Schmitt). Harry married Naomi in 1948 in Chicago following serving in the Army in WWII. They settled in Des Plaines in 1948 before moving to Grayslake in 1971. He and Naomi were members of St. Gilbert Church in Grayslake. Harry was very proud of his Army service in Europe and North Africa in World War II and was an avid sports fan. Harry was known for his good nature, kind smile, and loved visiting with his family. Harry is survived by his children Nancy (Ed) Sanaghan, Don (Kathy), Steve (Sibby), Bob (Katie), Tom (Kathy), and Mary (Lou) Lettenmair, his 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers Howard “Bud” and Dalton. A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a memorial service commencing at 7:00 pm at Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030, with an inurnment to be held at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Colby, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Phyllis A. Lindstrom

Phyllis A. Lindstrom, 86, a resident of Libertyville and formerly of Wildwood, passed away Wednesday August 13, 2014. She was born May 30, 1928 in Chicago, IL to John and Hildagarde Anderson. Phyllis had worked for Rockenbach for 20 years. She was an avid Bears and Cubs fan and had many great memories with the Bunco ladies. Phyllis is survived by her husband of 65 years, John, her children Joleen Gialds, John Lindstrom, and Jeffrey Lindstrom, her dear grandchildren Douglas (Alisa) Gialds, Jonathan Gialds, and David Gialds, her dear great-grandchildren James and Lucas Gialds. She was preceded in death by her parents. A visitation is scheduled for Sunday August 17, 2014 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc. or to your favorite charity. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Wilbur “Nick” Lincoln Nickerson

Nick passed easy at the age of 85 on Thursday August 14, 2014 in his home in Wildwood, IL surrounded by those who love him the most; JoAnn Legault “Pj”, loving and caring companion for over 30 years, Steve “Fizzy”, Kerri “The Nayba”, Erin, Steven, Brandon “Monster”, especially Logan, his Big Boy, and Dahlah who never left his side.  He was born February 12, 1929 in Fall River, MA, raised by his grandmother at Westport Factory until the age of 5 and grew up in Little Compton, RI.  He is survived by his son Donald L. (Shirlee) Nickerson, a grandson Gregory, a granddaughter Christina McKenzie and 2 great-grandsons Matthew and Michael Mckenzie.  He will be tremendously missed by his Oklahoma family and skating friends, and other family and friends too numerous to mention.  He worked for ComEd for 37and ½ years as a Lineman Special and has enjoyed his 27 and ½ years of retirement.  He was a die hard roller skater all of his life, skating his last dance in April.  The Old Man has requested that all come to celebrate his life with a cup of coffee and a bowl of soup at Mrs. V’s Restaurant, 855 E. Rollins Rd. Round Lake Beach, IL on Tuesday August 19, 2014 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.   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.

 

Mauro Abad Lopez II

Mauro Abad Lopez II, age 41, of Round Lake Beach, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014. Friends of the family may visit on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 114 Lincoln Avenue, Round Lake, IL 60073. For information, please call 847-223-8122.

Delores M. Powell

Delores M. Powell, age 85, of Wildwood, passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in Libertyville. She was born in Chicago on January 16, 1929. Delores was the Lake County Extension Craft Director. She is survived by her children, Eric Powell, Jeff Powell and Amy Rorek (Powell); six grandkids, Joshua and Jacob Powell, Bailey and Emily Powell, and Raymond and Chandler Rorek; and several nieces and nephews. Friends of the family may visit from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Robyn Linette Fulmer

Robyn Linette Fulmer, age 24, of Wauconda, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 in Fort Worth, TX while battling with addiction. She was born April 3, 1990 in Elmhurst to Rich Fulmer and Patricia Shaw. Robyn loved the Bears and Blackhawks. She also loved playing the guitar and long boarding. She was also an amazing point guard for the Wauconda Bulldogs. She is survived by her parents and her sisters, Jenny, of Racine, WI and Hannah of Wauconda. She was preceded in death by her Nanni, Pat Dabbs. Robyn will be greatly missed by her immediate family—Rich, Patty, Vickie, Jenny, Hannah and Lyric. Friends of the family may visit on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at East Fox Lake Cemetery. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

Geraldine M. (DeJong) Roetman

Geraldine M. (DeJong) Roetman, age 90, a resident of Lindenhurst, passed away Friday, August 8, 2014. She was born August 11, 1923 in Edgerton, MN. Geraldine was a member of the United Protestant Church in Grayslake. She is survived by her daughter, Sue (Ken) Madsen of Ely, MN; sisters, Jeanette (Ted) Hannenburg of Edgerton, MN and Donna (Dave) Elson of Libertyville, IL; brothers, Roland (Rita) DeJong of Alburquerque, NM, Harris (Diane) DeJong of Wadsworth, IL and Case (Jan) DeJong of Alexandria, MN; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Scott, and her husband, Stanley. A memorial service will be held Thursday, August, 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Village of Victory Lakes Chapel, 1055 E. Grand Ave., Lindenhurst, IL. Interment will be at Northshore Garden of Memories. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 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.

Mary Anne Conlin

Mary Anne Conlin, 79, a resident of Gurnee, passed away Friday August 8, 2014. She was born January 21, 1935 in Lake Forest to Walter and Eleanor Burke. Mary had worked for Woodland Elementary School for 34 years as a 5th Grade Teacher. She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Bible study group. She was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time at her cabin in Wisconsin. Mary is survived by her daughter Suzanne (Cory) Leafblad, her grandchildren Abigail Marie Leafblad and Samuel Leafblad, her brother Buz (Jean) Burke, her niece Liz (Glenn) Reedy, and her nephews Jeff Burke and Sam (Mona) Reimers. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William, and her brother Billy Burke. A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday August 12, 2014 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday August 13, 2014 at 10:30am at the funeral chapel. The interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. Memorials may be made to Woodland Elementary School in Gurnee. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Katherine D. Hansen

Katherine D. Hansen, 71, a resident of McHenry, IL and formerly of Glenview, IL, passed away Wednesday July 30, 2014. She was born August 24, 1942 in Chicago to Raymond and Bernice Rapp. Katherine loved animals. Katherine is survived by her children Christopher (Lisa) Hansen, Steven (Linda) Hansen, Melissa (Bob) Arnold, Julie (Jim) McArdle, and Benjamin (Jenneen) Hansen, her grandchildren Alex, Abby, Phillip, Timothy, Shawn, Michelle, Emily, Kaitlyn, Brendan, and Paige, her great-granchildren Cayden, Liam, Kyleigh, and Jamison and her brother Charles(the late Nikki) Rapp. She was preceded in death by her husband Jeffrey A. Hansen, and her twin sister Marge Aguayo. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday August 2, 2014 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm with a memorial service commencing at 6 :00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. The interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bassett Hound Rescue in Wisconsin. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.