Juanita V. "Jackie" Connell, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 20, 2011; retired owner and co-founder of the Northlake Funeral Home, beloved wife of the late John A. Connell, loving mother of Judith A., Jacqueline and the late John M. Connell; cherished grandmother of Phillip John (Ela) Geske and Kelly Connell, devoted daughter of the late John and Veronica Zenker; fond sister of the late William and the late Robert (Linda) Zenker, aunt of many nieces and nephews, wonderful friend to many. Mrs. Connell was a proud and active member of Northlake Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club, Woman's Club, St. John Vianney Ladies Guild, Howard H. Rhode Post #888 Ladies Auxiliary, Knights of Colombus Ladies Auxiliary.
Visitation: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 from 3 pm to 9 pm
Geraldine E. Salzinger, beloved wife of the late Bernard J. Salzinger, loving mother of Bernard F. (Karen) Salzinger and Ruth Ann Kadlec, cherished grandmother of Tommy (Tami) Salzinger, Stacy (Steve) Ronniger, Christina (John) Kevish, Amanda (Andrew) Jeffrey and Scott (Rosanna Le) Salzinger, proud great grandmother of Tiana, Tyler, Tony, Lila, Caleb, Caden and Logan.
Eugene Mikos (Gene), 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on August 14, 2014, preceded in death by his parents Stanley and Agnes Mikos.
Beloved father of Patricia (Judy) Mikos, Paul (George) Mikos, Susan (Mondo) Hinojosa, Anne Marie (Sam) Rita, Joseph (Lynn) Mikos, Peter (Lisa) Mikos and David Mikos, cherished grandfather of 17, and great grandfather of 6.
Loving step father of MaryAnn, Tom, Mary C, Joe, David, Chuck, Paul, Francis, Ed and Mary Jo, dear step grandfather and step great grandfather of many.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor Corbett Mikos and wife Margaret Lawdensky Mikos. Eugene was a former City Manager for the City of Northlake, an active parishioner at St. John Vianney Church and a brave WWII veteran. A diehard Blackhawks fan, he was an avid golfer (Hole in One at age 67), He loved puzzles and watching the Food Channel. He had a wonderful sense of humor, and always a delight to be around. Serenaded everyone he met with songs and was always full of jokes to share.
He was loved by many and will truly be missed by all.
Visitation: Sunday, from 5 to 8 pm, Monday from 3 pm to 8 pm at the Northlake Funeral Home,
Funeral Mass: Tuesday 10 am at St. John Vianney Church.
Born in a rural farming area of Wisconsin, she saw many changes over the years. The installation of electricity and indoor plumbing made life easier but she worked hard in the fields, picked berries, worked at the 5 & 10 store, and studied to become a Teacher of grades 1 through 8 in one room school houses. She married a young man who went off to WWII and returned to start a family but soon realized his plans for life did not include her or her newborn Son. After years of sacrifice and struggle she married a wonderful man, Irvin and shared many good times until his passing in 2013. A bookkeeper for many years with the Rothschild Liquor company. An avid crocheter, she has made dozens and dozens, if not hundreds of lap style afghans for Veteran's Hospitals and other groups. She was a kind and generous person, survived by her Loving Son, Bruce and Nieces & Nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Apostle's Lutheran Church 10429 W Fullerton Ave. Melrose Park, IL 60164
Beverly A. Krueger, loving wife of the late Leslie K. Krueger, beloved mother of Kim Kautzmann and the late Ricky Krueger, dear sister of Sharon J. Parsons, Ronald H. Smith, Barbara A. Hosier, Roger J. Smith and the late Richard L. Smith, loving grandmother of Diane, Kathy, Jennifer, Jaime, Eric (Gleenda), Ryon and Anthony, cherished great grandmother of Madelyn, Katelyn, Vinnie, Jadin, Jordan and Jacob.
Josephine Marchetti, beloved wife of the late Eugene Marchetti, loving mother of the late Carol J. Delricco, cherished grandmother of Gina (Tony Marek) Delricco and Candice (Bill) Bartlett, proud great grandmother of Alyssa , Billy and Dina.
Vivian M. Mumbower, beloved daughter of Vivian and the late Slim Mumbower, beloved mother of Lauren Stambolic, dear sister of Michael, David (Marilyn) and the late Thomas Mumbower, loving fiancee of Todd Kellett, aunt and friend of many.
Preceded in death by her husband of 52 years Bud , her mother Lemira Fisher, her father Loring Fisher, her beloved sister and best friend Blythe Wallace, and her brother Loring Fisher Jr. Liz is survived by her daughter Kim Lewis and her son Keith (Rana Rodgers) Jones and many beloved nieces and nephews. Also survived is her much loved four-legged family JJ , Lola, and Saki. Also her loving friend and caregiver Vanessa Avila and loving neighbors Judy and Rose. She will be greatly missed by all.
Rose Voss, beloved wife of the late Wayne Voss, loving mother of Chad (Laura) Voss, Jeffrey (Marie) Voss, Kimberly (Robert) Learnahan, Janet (Russell) Spreeman and Amy (Patrick) Crotty, cherished grandmother of Steven (Kristina) Learnahan, Corey Learnahan, Brittany Voss, Daniel Voss, Kiersten Voss, Nicholas Voss and Carson Spreeman, proud great grandmother of Aubrey Learnahan and Joseph Humphrey, fond sister of Mary Fitzgibbon, John Fruzyna, and Shirley Contine, aunt of many nieces and nephews, friend of many.
Hubert Gray, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2015 surrounded by his loving family,
loving husband of the late Billie Ruth Gray, beloved father of Anthony (Linda) Gray, Michael (Jennifer) Gray and David (Gina) Gray, cherished grandfather of Jason, James, Rachel and the late Michael, proud great grandfather of Jason Jr., Ricky, Alec, Dylan and Tyler.
Friday June 26, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 8 pm
Saturday June 27, 2015 from 9:30am to 11 am
Funeral Saturday, June 27, 2015 11 am at the Northlake Funeral Home
Aaron F. Beauchamp, passed away peacefully on July 11,2015 at the age of 96 having lived a wonderful, fulfilled life.Beloved husband of the late Phyllis,loving father of Adrienne, Russell, Thomas(Marie) and the late Carol, Gerald and James. Proud grandfather of 12, cherished great-grandfather of 28, great great-grandfather of 14. "Favorite" father-in-law of many. Fond brother of James Beauchamp.
Aaron was a proud veteran of the United States Army serving during WWII. He was loved by all and will be deeply missed.
Ann E. Harper, Loving mother of Linda (Donald) Orfei, Gloria Damnjanovic and James Harper. Proud grandmother of Donald Orfei, Jr., Paul Damnjanovic and Scott Damnjanovic. Cherished great-grandmother of Isabella Linda Orfei, Mia Jean and Nathan Damnjanovic.
Irena Walik, Loving wife of the late Tadeusz Walik, dear step-mother of Krystyna (Jim) Warwick, cherished grandmother “Top-Top” of James III (Kim) Warwick and Eric Tad (Amanda) Warwick, proud great grandmother of Nickolas, Christian and James IV “Jamie”.
Liliana Aguirre, querida hija de Gabriela y Andres, madre de Marina Alexa Garcia, hermana de Andres y Hilda, prometida de Jesus Cruz, prima, sobrina y amiga de muchos.
Para celebrar la memoria de Lily, la familia pide que los visitantes incluyen algo rosita en su ropa.
Liliana Aguirre, beloved daughter of Gabriela and the late Andres, loving mother of the late Marina Alexa Garcia, dear sister of Andres and Hilda, beloved fiancée of Jesus Cruz, cherished cousin and friend of many.
To honor Liliana’s memory, the family kindly asks those visiting to include something pink in your wardrobe.
Joanna F. Floistad, passed away peacefully on November 23, 2015 surrounded by her loving family, beloved wife of Douglas Floistad, loving mother of Holly (Mark) Allen and Todd (Fran) Floistad, cherished grandmother of Haley, Hannah, Shane, Kassidy Allen, Austin and Luke Floistad, dear sister of Richard (Betty) Grochowski and Tim (Billie) Grochowski, dear sister-in-law of Karen Refakes and Wayne (Bobbie) Floistad, friend to many. Joanna was an active member in Northlake Community and worked for many years as the City Clerk in Northlake.
In lieu of flowers, family appreciates donations to
Debra Kay Kelly, beloved daughter of Thomas E. Kelly and the late Vivian A. Kelly,cherished baby sister of Suronda, James, Kimberly,and Frankie, loving mother of Amanda, proud grandmother of Zaydel and Rylan.
Lois L. Steiner, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, loving wife of the late Robert E. Steiner, beloved mother of Reverend Daniel Steiner, John (the late Patricia) Steiner, Joseph (Joyce) Steiner, Mary Steiner, Mark Steiner and the late Robert J. Steiner, cherished grandmother of 10, proud great grandmother of 4. In her final years Lois had two loving caregivers, Erlinda and Portia.
Dan E. Sikora (November 9, 1950 – December 7, 2015), passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, beloved father of Jean (Eric) Zaar and Dan E. Sikora Jr., loving grandfather of Avary and Ryan Zaar, cherished brother of Bill (Linda) Sikora and Paul (Karen) Sikora,
dear uncle of Billy, Glen, Lori Lynn, P.J., Mike, Joey, their spouses and children, great friend of many.
Roger A. Mecklenburg age 69 of Warrenville,Loving father of Sandra(Richard Kleifgen)Mecklenburg,brother of John Mecklenburg, uncle of Regina(Dan)Reeves and the late Karen Mecklenburg, great uncle of Shannon(Adam Theigs) and Troy Reeves,great-great uncle of Lilly and Aspyn.Proud veteran of the United States Air Force.
Dorothy L. Morse, loving wife of the late Marty Morse, beloved mother of Karl (Gloria) Morse, Bruce (Liv) Morse and Kathy (the late Tom) Niedholdt, cherished grandmother of Daniel Niedholdt and Diana (Kevin) Niedholdt, proud great grandmother of Hailey and Haydn Niedholdt.
Doris M. Abel, loving wife of the late Gerald Harlan Abel, beloved mother of the late David (Karen) Abel, Sharon (Allen) Stasch, Carol (Terry) McDonald and Keith (Marianne) Abel, dear sister of Vivian Adamson, cherished grandmother of 9, proud great grandmother of 13.
Visitation Monday from 3:30 pm to 8 pm, Funeral Tuesday 9 am at the Northlake Funeral Home, for the Funeral Service at 10:30 am at the First United Methodist Church in Franklin Park, IL. Interment Mount Emblem Cemetery.
Martha Mae Border, Loving mom of Janet (Kieth) Bielech,Terry Vickers, and John L. (Jim Graziano) Bruner Jr. Cherished grandma of Dena (John) Regalado and Adam Bielech. Proud great- grandmother of Kenzey and Camden.
Carolyn Kay Bruno, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, beloved wife of Raymond Bruno Sr., loving mother of Anthony Bruno, David (Kim) Bruno, Lynne (Bryon) Johnson and Raymond Bruno Jr., cherished grandmother of eight, proud great grandmother of five.
Visitation: Monday, February 8, 2016 from 3 pm to 8 pm at the Northlake Funeral Home
Robert S. Tomasetti, age 75; of Elmwood Park, IL; Devoted husband of Francine, beloved father of Robert, Perry (Karen), Vincent, Peter, Jean (Eric) and Dan. Dear brother of JoEllen (Louis) Stella, the late John and the late Mike, loving grandfather of Anthony, Nicholas, Katherine, Avary and Ryan.
Memorial Service Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm, Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 pm, at the Northlake Funeral Home, 140 E North Ave, Northlake, Il 60164. Interment Private.
Patricia A. Petry, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, loving mother of David (Shelly) Petry, Douglas Petry, Daniel (Sue) Petry, Donna (Jeff) Manning and Don (Tara) Petry, cherished grandmother “Mimi” of Michael, Kyle, Kevin, Brittany, Joey, Richard, Paige, Hailey, Nicholas, Kaylynn, loving aunt of Richard and Chris.
Visitation: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 10 am - Noon
LeRoy S. Witkowski, beloved husband of the late Sonya Witkowski; loving father of Steven, Karen (Richard) Voyles, Michael Fior, and Denise Beilfuss; cherished grandfather of Sonya, Nicholas, Ricky, Shannon, Jason, Julie, and Nicholas Fior; proud great grandfather of Hailey, Tyler, Jayden, Leland, Jackson, and Danny; fond brother of Jerome; uncle of many.
Lillian Edith Jennings, age 90, beloved wife of the late Travis L. Jennings, loving mother of Lee (Evelyn) Jennings, Terry (Diane) Jennings, Tina (Fred) Brown and the late Shireen Nelson, cherished grandma of 13, great grandma of 13, great-great grandma of one. Lillian enjoyed baking, sewing, bingo and watching movies.
Visitation: Monday, April 4, 2016 from 10 am till Noon
Maxine Margaret Meyers, Beloved wife of the late Edwin Meyers, loving mother of Sheryl (Steven) Radwill and Michael Meyers, proud grandmother of Tracey (Michael) Porto, Nicole (Ryan) Lischka, Kristie (Bradley) Gilbert, Ashley Radwill, and Margaret Meyers, cherished great-grandmother of Hayley Porto, Michael Porto, J.T.Waters, Hunter Waters, Mason Gilbert, MacKenzie Gilbet, Kayla Meyers, and Damian Perez. Fond sister of Florine Roegler, Velma Fisher, Marjana Lamp, preceded in death by siblings Mary Elizabeth Farnsworth, Lily Mae Parish, Luella Jean Holmes, Betty Brenneman and Clifford Smith Jr., Dear Aunt and friend of many.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday April 16, 2016
Mrs. Pearl J. Porrez (nee Salazar) died on May 2, 2016 due to complications following stomach cancer. She was 84 years old.
Mrs. Porrez was born on November 4, 1931 in Aurora, Illinois to Marie and Joseph Salazar. She was married to Manuel B. Porrez of Ft. Madison, Iowa in 1951.
Mrs. Porrez is survived by her husband, Manuel B. Porrez, her sister Celia (George) Carlson, Jesse (Betty) Salazar and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Theresa (Benito) Rosales.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mrs. Porrez’s life. In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to charity of your choice.
Debra A. Davis, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, beloved daughter of Dorothy and the late Joseph Brodlo, beloved wife of Bill Davis Sr, loving mother of Bill Jr. (Dermeei Lee), Jason and Gregg Davis, dear sister of Donna (Richard) Multan, Nancy (Rick) Williams, the late Joseph Brodlo and the late Steve Brodlo, cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Cheri A. Taylor, beloved daughter of Elizabeth Walt, loving mother of Karoline E. Inong and William A. Taylor, cherished sister of Robert (Kimberly) Walt and David (Caryn) Walt, dear aunt of Robert & Dylan.
Darletta F. Graham, 70, long-time resident of Northlake IL, passed away May 19, 2016. Born June 24, 1945, daughter of the late Sheridan and Aline Jobe of Midland, PA. She was retired and enjoyed being a member of the Northlake Senior Citizen Club. Darletta is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Oliver Preston Graham. Devoted mother to Dawn (John) Eberle Grabowski, Rhonda (Russell) Kazmierczak and Heather (Rob) Clarke. Cherished Grandmother to Ryan, Andrew, Ashley, Lacey, Amanda, Logan, Delani, Sarah and Emma. Dedicated sister to Webb (Nancy)Jobe, Dave Jobe, Dreema White and Joella (Mike)Poluha. In addition, she was a fond sister-in-law, aunt and friend to many. We will all dearly miss her great compassion and selfless generosity.
Celia M. Iglesias, loving wife of the late Gilberto Iglesias, beloved mother of Eric Iglesias, the late Miguel Iglesias, the late Gilberto Iglesias, Louis Iglesias and Mario Iglesias. Cherished grandmother and great grandmother of many, dear sister of Blanca and Judith.
Arthur M. Jones, 92, passed away on June 14, 2016. Loving husband of the late Anna Jones, beloved father of Anna (Jim Lewis) Schimdt, Susan (Kent) Smith. Cherished grandfather of Anna (John) Wojcik and late Steven Elliot, great grandfather of Pierce Elliot and Kyle Wojcik.
Loretta L. Ciconte, beloved wife of John T. Ciconte, loving mother of Gina Ciconte, Seaneen (Charles) Snider, George Ciconte and the late John Ciconte, cherished grandmother of Sasha, Toni, Alicia, Michael and Josephina, great grandmother of Ramona, dear aunt of many.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 3 pm at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Melrose Park, IL.
VYKOUK, Helen Powell Shaw- age 84 passed away Friday July 1, 2016 in the Quality Health Care Center in Lebanon, Tn. She is preceded in death by her parents, William Harold Shaw Sr. & Marietta Burnett Shaw; husband, Arthur C.Vykouk; brother, William Harold Shaw Jr. Survived by son, Todd(Nancy) Vykouk; daughters, Susan Shaw & Janet (George) Slaby; sister: Pauline Judith Shaw(Chuck) Bayne; grandchildren, Max Vykouk & Dana Vykouk. Mrs.Vykouk was an Office Manager for West Towns Community Nursing Service, a past P.T.A President & a United Way Board Member. She was also a dedicated volunteer for numerous charities. Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 5, 2016 in Northlake, IL from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Northlake Funeral Home. Family graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. in the Fairview Memorial Park, Northlake, IL.
Dorothy C. Schick, beloved wife of LeRoy W. Ackerman,
former wife of the late George Schick. Loving mother of Bob (Shirley)Schick, Sandy( Keith) Kostner and the late George "Gino"Schick. Cherished grandmother of Peter, Eric, Shawna, Patrick(Tiesia), Kevin(future wife Angela) and Adam. Great-Grandmother of Max. Fond sister of Fred and Barbara.
Alfred J. Gervais Jr., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, loving husband of the late Dolores B. Gervais, beloved father of Alan (Doreen) Gervais and Sheila Hermansen (Duane Dennis), cherished grandfather of David J. (Jenn) Brugger and Ryan A. (Amanda Desmond) Gervais, dear step-brother of Clara Williams, cherished uncle of many.
Joseph J. Maddie Sr., beloved father of Lisa (Joey) McClanahan, Joey (Angie) Maddie Jr., and the late Katy Rogers, cherished grandfather of Samantha, Nici, Sarah, Miranda, Anthony, Savannah, Presley and Sophia, proud great grandfather of Kaitlyn, Thomas, Madison, Lucy, Chloe, Kennedy, Mia, Mason and Liam, dear brother of Sam (Kathy) Maddie, nephew of Frances Copps & friend of many.
Clyde W. Jennngs, loving step-father of Gem O. Dodd, the late Joseph Dodd and the late Allison Dodd, beloved father-in-law of Joanne Dodd (William Malpede), cherished grandpa of Gem O. Dodd II, Daniel H. Dodd and Tiffany K. Dodd, proud great grandpa of Jaylen, Trinity and Christopher, dear brother of Wendell, Irma, Ludwell and the late Travel Jennings. Mr. Clyde was a proud World War II Veteran.
Manuel B. Porrez, died on August 28, 2016, he was 88 years old. Mr. Porrez was born on January 1, 1928 in Fort Madison, Iowa to Secorro Becerra and Guadalupe Porrez, raised by Connie Porrez. He was married to Pearl Porrez in 1951. Mr. Porrez is survived by siblings, Irene (Jerry) Mendez, Paula (Margarito) Lozano, Thomasine Porrez and Alejandro Lozano and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife Pearl Porrez, his parents and siblings Helen Martinez and Lucy Karpinski.
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 from 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at 10 am at Saint John Vianney Church.