Robert G. Rosemeyer

Robert G. Rosemeyer, 95, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015. He was born March 21, 1920 in Thorp, WI to Raymond and Ida Rosemeyer. Robert was a World War II veteran serving for the US Army as a Private First Class in the infantry in the Asiatic Theatre. He had worked for Johnson Outboards in Waukegan for 30 years as Departmental Foreman. Robert was a member of St. Gilbert Parish, he volunteered with the Avon Center School on many functions and projects, and was well known with the Highland Lake Assn. Robert is survived by his sons Robert E. (Jacqueline), Gerald L. (Kathryn), Jon M. (Bonny), James D. (Margaret), Daniel T., Marc A., and Glenn A. (Zenaida), his 13 grandchildren, his 7 great-grandchildren, and his siblings Sister Rebecca Rosemeyer, Justin Rosemeyer, and Marcie (Jim) Podvin. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 71 years, Myrtle Ruth Rosemeyer, his brothers Charles, Raymond “Bud”, Eugene, and his sister Norma. A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. A funeral mass is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 10:00am 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 Midwest Palliative and Hospice Carecenter 2050 Claire Ct. Glenview, IL. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.

Anna Mae E. Stelling

Anna Mae E. Stelling, 88, a lifelong resident of Gages Lake, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015. She was born June 16, 1926 in Chicago, IL to Robert and Pearl Hughes. Anna Mae was a member of the Quarter Century Club, a past member of the Glee Club, a member of the United Protestant Church, a member of the circle 8 at the church, and a volunteer at Condell Medical Center. Anna Mae is survived by several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Earl Henry Stelling, her step-sisters Myrtle Woznieski, Mildred Geier, Marion Talcott, and Delores Wickersheim, and her step-brother Arthur Schirdewahn. The visitation is scheduled for Tuesday May 26, from 4 P.M. till 8 P.M. with a funeral service on Wednesday May 27, at 11:00 A.M. at the Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the United Protestant Church or the Grayslake Rescue Squad. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org

Patsy Ann Beckman

Patsy Ann Beckman, age 82, of Arkdale (formerly of Deerfield, IL) Wisconsin died Monday, May 18, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Patsy was born March 2, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to Harry and Elvira (Leander) Olson. She graduated High School in 1951 in Northbrook, IL. Patsy married Leonard Beckman on June 3, 1951 in Northbrook, IL. They made their home in Deerfield, IL where they raised five children. Patsy retired from Sunset Foods of Highland Park, IL and moved to Arkdale, WI in 2003. Patsy enjoyed bowling, snowmobiling, ATVing, sewing, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Patsy is survived by her children Robert (Marcia) Beckman of Elgin, IL, Judy Link of Grayslake, IL, Ron Beckman of Grayslake, IL, Mark (Sharon) Beckman of Brookfield, Wisconsin, John (Christine) Beckman of Grayslake, IL, her grandchildren Kurt Link, Martin (Jodi) Beckman, Larry (Amanda) Link, Brian Beckman, Tara Beckman, Corey Beckman, Jennifer O’Neill, Matthew Beckman, Claudia Beckman, Kevin Beckman, Megan Pelky, Krista Pelky, Chelsea Pelky, Caitlyn Pelky, her great-grandchildren Hailey Beckman, Kylee Beckman, Alexis Beckman, Peyton Burns, her sister Janet (Rich) Peters, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Patsy was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Elvira Olson; husband, Leonard Beckman; granddaughter, Jenna Beckman; and sisters: Wilma, Carol, and Norma. Visitation will be Saturday, May 30th from 12 Noon until the time of the Memorial Service at 3:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Memorials may be directed in Patsy’s memory to Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL or Adams County Wisconsin Humane Society. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Thomas William James

Judge Thomas William James, age 90, of Cary, Illinois, passed away May 18, 2015 in Cary. He was born in Evanston to William and Rose James on May 18, 1925. Retiring as a judge in 1997, Thomas loved to watch tennis and volunteered at the Shedd Aquarium. He also was in the choir of the  symphony orchestra. He is survived by his daughters, Susan (Chris) Karnuth of Grayslake and Sarah (Tom) Anderson of Cary; and his grandchildren, Samantha Karnuth of Grayslake, Allyson Karnuth of Grayslake, Hunter Niemann of Cary, Emily Anderson of Cary and Abby Anderson of Cary. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ewing James. Friends of the family may visit on Friday, May 29, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the funeral service commencing at 7:00 p.m. at the Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Gerald W. Dawe

Gerald “Jerry” W. Dawe, 63, a resident of Wildwood, IL passed away Saturday May 16, 2015. He was born July 24, 1951 in Oak Park, IL to Nicholas and Mary Lou Dawe. Jerry loved the Bears, White Sox, and 50’s music. Jerry is survived by his daughters Rachel, Sarah, and Erin, the mother of his children Stephanie Dawe, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Tommy, Mike, Peggie, and Kathy. The memorial visitation is scheduled for Thursday May 28, from 6 P.M. till 8 P.M. with a memorial service starting at 8 P.M. at Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030. For more information please call (847)223-8122.

Eugene L. Causey

Eugene L. Causey, 66, a resident of Gages Lake, passed away Friday May 15, 2015 at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL. He was born July 29, 1948 in Moweaqua, IL to Elmer and Fern Causey. Eugene was a member of the Pipefitters Union. He helped many people struggling with alcohol addiction. Eugene loved computers, but most of all loved spending time with his family. Eugene is survived by his wife of 4 years, Dianna, whom he wed on August 10, 2011 in Waukegan, IL, his children Kenneth of Wisconsin, Christopher of Wisconsin, Jay of Wisconsin, Dawn of Wisconsin, Adam of Illinois, and Jessica of Grayslake, his grandchildren Brandi, Destiny, Tori, Amanda, Christopher, Lucas, and Jaxon, his great-grandchildren Dominik and Samuel, and his brother Ron of South Carolina. He was preceded in death by his parents. The memorial visitation is scheduled for Thursday May 21, from 6 P.M. till 7 P.M. with a memorial service starting at 7 P.M. at the Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family. For more information please call (847)223-8122.

Crozier J. Boothe

Crozier Joseph Boothe, 78, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, on Monday May 18, 2015 at Midwest Palliative Hospice Care Center in Glenview, IL. He was born September 11, 1936 in Pulaski, VA to Crozier and Millie Boothe. Joe was a protestant. He was an avid fan of the Cubs, Bears, wrestling, and quarter horses. Joe owned several Standard-Amoco service stations. He enjoyed gardening, RVing, and spending time with family and friends. Joe is survived by his children M. Elayne (Harvey) Eichelberger of Salem, WI, Jerry (Kim) Boothe of Beach Park, IL, Lou (Steve) Biggs of Rochester, IN and Leslye (Mike) Polowy of Florida, his grandchildren Robert (Pam) Pieroni of Salem, WI, Christopher (Carrie) Piha of New Jersey, Courtney (Mike) Nerovich of Chicago, IL, Alex Boothe of Ecuador, Cody Biggs of Grayslake, IL, Joey (Kelly) Biggs of Rochester, IN, Austyn Boothe of Osh Kosh, WI, Aaron Boothe of Beach Park, IL, Josh (Val) Eichelberger of Antioch, IL, and Adam Eichelberger of Antioch, IL, his great-grandchildren Craig Wende, Mason Wende, Markie Christensen, Espen Pieroni, Mackenzie Eichelberger, Rylen Pieroni, Christian Eichelberger, Jaxon Eichelberger, and SJ Biggs, and his sister Lou Nester of Martinsville, VA. He was preceded in death by his wife Anita Boothe, his son Peter Andrews, his parents, his siblings, and many family friends. There will be a visitation for on Wednesday May 20, from 4 P.M. till 8 P.M. at the Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030. The funeral service will be on Thursday May 21, 2015 at 10:30am at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Midwest Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Glenview, IL. For information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Jay Forrest Gilliland

Jay Forrest Gilliland, 69, of Antioch, Il, passed away on May 15, 2015, at the V.A. Hospital in Milwaukee, Wi. Jay was born on August 3, 1945, in Chicago, Il to Fenton John , Eleanor Gilliland nee Johnson. Jay was an avid golfer, he was in a golf league for the past 40 years with his high school friends, after Jay retired as a car salesman he started building bird houses, Jay was also an avid photographer, and loved taking pictures of nature. Jay also had a love for computers. Survivors include Jays significant other Carol of over 15 years, his children Todd (Liz) Bristol, Wi, Nicole (Jerry)Curran Trevor, Wi, Paige (Pete)Houle Spring Grove, Il, his grandchildren Jay, Joey, Taylor, Amber, Grace, William, and by his sister Nancy(Tom)Pickens Pleasant Prairie, Wi, . Jay was preceded in death by his aforementioned parents. There will be a visitation for Jay on Thursday May 21, from 4 P.M. till 8 P.M. with a funeral service starting at 8 P.M. at the Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030. in lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations to the Transplant Support Group Of Northern Illinois. For more information please call (847)223-8122

Joseph F. Schleich

Joseph F. Schleich, 88, a resident of Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake and formerly of Chicago, passed away Wednesday May 13, 2015 in Libertyville, IL. He was born April 30, 1927 in Chicago, IL to Joseph and Kathryn Schleich. Joseph was a World War II veteran having served with the US Marines and a member of the Moose Lodge 2578 in River Grove. Joseph is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lorraine, his children Nancy (Joseph) Bass, Sue Evanicky, and Cindy (Jim) Kuffel, many grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Evelyn Fritz. A visitation is scheduled for Monday, May 18, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service commencing at 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the military veteran’s organization of your choosing. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Carol E. Gustafson

Carol E. Gustafson, age 83, of Wildwood IL, passed away Monday, May 11, 2015. She was born in Waukegan, on April 15, 1932 and grew up in Zion. Carol was an active member of the Wildwood Presbyterian Church for over 50 years and a member of the Glass Dictionary Club, College of Lake County. She was an Avon sales representative for 25 years and enjoyed decorating, gardening, and floral arranging. Carol is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Hines (fiancé Mike Tierney), granddaughter Stephanie Manis (fiancé John Larsen), great-grandchildren, Kayden, Gino, and Brentley; son, Eric (Meredith) Gustafson, grandchildren Daniel and Allison; daughter, Sharon (Chris) Krempely, and granddaughters, Amanda (Jeremy) Pace, Ashlie (Eric) Brish and great-grandchildren, Genevieve and Giuliana. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ragner, whom she married on July 28, 1962. Friends of the family may visit on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, Il 60030. Visitation will continue at Wildwood Presbyterian Church, 18630 West Old Gages Lake Road, Grayslake, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park, 3300 Hunt Club Road in Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s organization. Donate online at www.alz.org. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.