Elaine M. Norkus
Elaine M. Norkus, 76, a resident of Fox Lake, IL passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 in Lindenhurst, IL. She was born October 17, 1939 in Chicago, IL to Chester and Marie Thomas. Elaine was a member and part of the choir at St. Joseph Church in Round Lake. She enjoyed making crafts, socializing, and being with her grandkids. Elaine is survived by her children; Leo (Lori) Norkus, Bill (Joanne) Norkus, Ken Norkus, Tom (Joanie) Norkus, Mary Fiene, and Suzanne Reiker, her grandchildren, Melissa, Jeri, Alaina, Jennifer, Tyler, Joshua, Chad, Tara, Shane, MacKenzie, Ryan, and Seth, eight great-grandchildren, her sister Bobbie (Larry) Polubinski, and her niece Jackie (Dennis) Box. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Leo Norkus. Friends of the family may visit on Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 East Belvidere Road (Route 120), Grayslake, IL 60030. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 15, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 114 N. Lincoln Ave Round Lake, IL. Interment will follow at Ascension Cemetery, 1920 Buckley Road, Libertyville. Memorial donations may be made to the family. For information, call the funeral chapel at 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.