Marion J. Finney, 77, a resident of Round Lake, passed away July 28, 2014. She was born April 16, 1937 in Waukegan, IL to Leo and Lillian Steinsdorfer. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday August 2, 2014 from 9:00am until 11:00am with a funeral service commencing at 11:00am at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.
Robert T. Heskin, 68, a resident of Grayslake, passed away suddenly Sunday July 27, 2014. He was born January 8, 1946 in Chicago, IL to Stephen and Genevieve (nee: Green) Heskin. Robert served for the Chicago Police Department for 33 years. He was an Army veteran having served in Korea during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St. Gilbert Church. Robert is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jennie, his children Victoria (Stephen) Sears and Robert Scott (Sharon) Heskin, his grandchildren Cristina, June, and Leslie Sears, and Matthew, Sara, Brian, Megan and Joey Heskin, his great-grandchildren Rei and Aiden, his brother William Heskin, his nephews Brian and Christopher Heskin, and his in-laws James and Chloe Martin. He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepmother Elizabeth Heskin, his beloved daughter Krystal, his aunt and uncle Eileen and Bill Quigley, and his dog Rocky. A visitation is scheduled for Thursday July 31, 2014 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Friday August 1, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. The interment will be held privately. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
October 13, 1937- July 24, 2014
Dyanne Kathleen Earley (Teasdale) Mundelein, IL, died Thursday evening July 24, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She retired in 2001 as the Artistic Director of the Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre in Lincolnshire, IL; a title she had held since 1980. She was with the company for 25 years. During her tenure at The Marriott, she directed countless productions, including THE FIRST, MY FAIR LADY, WINDY CITY, and MISS SAIGON (garnering Joseph Jefferson Nominations for Best Direction of a Musical for each of them). She was the first woman to be nominated for direction of a musical by the Jeff committee. In addition to that distinction, she had a passion for producing and directing new musicals, writing children’s theatre, and is credited with launching some of the biggest names in Chicago theatre. Dyanne was preceded in death by husband William Louis Earley. She is survived by four sons, Thomas Earley (Susan), Mark Earley (Sandy Krapf), David Earley, and Kevin Earley (Julie Ann Emery); as well as siblings James Teasdale (Nancy), Lee Fratantuno (Mike deceased), and Beth D’Isa (Tim); and two grandchildren Samantha Earley and Donovan Earley. An open to the public Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 6:30PM at the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort. In lieu of flowers, Dyanne asked that contributions be made to the Byron Grant Musical Theatre Scholarship Fund at Webster University. Checks may be made to Webster University with “Byron Grant Scholarship” in the memo line and sent to the family or brought directly to the memorial service. For more information visit dyanneearley.com
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.