Joseph B. Sonn

Joseph B. Sonn, 68, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Saturday August 30, 2014. He was born April 14, 1946 in Waukegan, IL to Joseph and Mabel Sonn. Joseph was an Army veteran having served during the Vietnam War. He worked for St. Therese Vista Medical Center for many years. Joseph is survived by his son Steve (Sherry) Sonn and his grandchildren Nathan and Hannah. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends of the family may visit Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 9:00am until 10:00 am with a funeral service commencing at 10:00am at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Northshore Garden of Memories in North Chicago, IL. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Vasile Matei-Maier

Vasile Matei-Maier, 72 years old died peacefully in the comfort of his own home on August 28, 2014 after a long battle with lung cancer. He is survived by his loving wife, Elena, his younger sister Maria, his two beautiful daughters Paula and Iona, and his amazing son Alexandru, along with his two sons-in-law Laurentiu and Aurel, and his only granddaughter Denise. He was a loving father, husband, and grandfather. He will be missed and loved forever by his family and friends. God rest his soul in peace. Friends of the family may visit Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 11:00am until 12:00 pm with a funeral service commencing at 12:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville, IL. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Elva Lou Anderson

Elva Lou Anderson, age 63, a resident of Round Lake Park, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. 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.

Charles Edward Stanley

Charles Edward Stanley, a resident of Gurnee, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the age of 90. All services were held privately. 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

Patricia Connors

Patricia Connors, a resident of Fox Lake, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014. Friends of the family may visit on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Beverly Lonberg

Beverly Lonberg, 78, a resident of Round Lake Beach, passed away Friday August 22, 2014. She was born January 20, 1936 in Elmhurst, IL to Walter and Blanche Ninneman. Beverly was a member of the Eastern Star and a Trustee of Calvary Presbyterian Church. She graduated Phi Theta Kappa from the College of Lake County and owned and operated 3 hair salons in Cook County. Beverly was a leather craftsman, a professional artist, and a certified clown known as “Pickles”. She worked as a phlebotomist and hematologist in the medical field as well. Beverly is survived by her step sons Mike Lonberg, Randall Watson, Jim Lonberg, Daniel Lonberg, her children Tracey (Steven) Rix-Bastean, Robin (Ken) Smith, Amanda Lonberg, and James Lonberg, her grandchildren Faith, Luke, and Jeremiah Smith, and Marissa, Melissa, and Corey Bastean, and many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Austin Lonberg, her mother Blanche Ninneman, and her grandmother Della Taylor. Friends of the family may visit Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 2:00pm until 6:00 pm with a service commencing at 6:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. The family is accepting flowers, balloons, or memorials made to the American Cancer Society. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Harry O. Neff III

Harry O. Neff III, 67, a resident of Lake Villa passed away Thursday August 21, 2014. He was born September 12, 1946 in Chicago, IL. Harry was a veteran of the Coast Guard and a retired salesman from Losch Beverage. Harry is survived by his wife Lori (nee: Bauer) Neff, his daughters Kelsey Neff and Lisa Neff, his son Eric Neff, his grandchildren Jared, Logan, and Hunter, and his siblings Pamela Racek, Robert Neff, Sandra Ash, Keith Neff, Debra Neff, Crystal Bree, and Thomas Neff. Friends of the family may visit on Monday August 25, 2014 from 10:00am until 1:00pm with a funeral service commencing at 1:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. For more information please call (847)223-8122.

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.