June A. MacKnight of Elgin
Memorial services for June A. MacKnight, 60, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin. Rev. Roger Pollock will officiate.
Born June 25, 1938,in Eau Claire, Wis., the daughter of George and Mae Lawrence Bauer, she died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, at home. Burial will be private.
She had been a resident of Elgin since 1967, and had been employed by C. E. S. in South Elgin.
Survivors include her daughter, Becky (Robert) Sorenson of Delavan, Wis.; sons, Donald (Karyn) MacKnight and Rodney MacKnight, both of Elgin; grandchildren, Donald Jr., Krystina, Robert and Aeriell; and brother, James (Ada) Bauer of Cincinnati, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of servicesThursday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 741-8800.
Robert J. McCoy formerly of Winfield
Services for Robert J. McCoy, a resident of Peace Memorial Retirement Community in Palos Park, will be held at noon Thursday, at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton. Interment will be privately held.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Force. In the early 1980s he retired from Uniroyal.
In Winfield, he was a supporter and volunteer for the Boy Scouts.
Survivors include his daughter, Linda (Lawrence) Dicke of Sacramento, Calif.; son, Robert J. (Bonnie) McCoy of Palos Park; and grandchildren, Sean McCoy, and Amanda and Scott Dicke.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Lupus Foundation of America, 11102 S. Artesian, Chicago, IL 60655.
For information, (630) 668-0027.
Elizabeth N. Melvin of Naperville since 1993
A memorial service for Elizabeth N. `Betty' Melvin, 86, formerly of Westerville, Ohio, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, at Independence Village, 1030 Aurora Ave., Naperville.
Born Feb. 12 1913, in Muncie, Ind., to Russell and Lillian Hager (nee Gibson), she died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at Edward Hospital, Naperville. Entombment will be private.
Mrs. Melvin had worked as a payroll accountant for Marion County in Indianapolis, Ind. for many years. She loved to play bridge and bingo.
Survivors include her nieces, Janet (Dale) Nestel of Naperville and Julia (Lester) Manges of Jamestown, N. C.; three great-nieces; two great-nephews, including Bill (Debra) Nestel of Naperville; and 10 great-great-nieces and -nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold R. Melvin, whom she married in 1936; and brother, Chester Hager.
Arrangements were made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 117 W. Van Buren, Naperville.
For information, (630) 355-0264.
Edith R. Michel, (nee Julian), 96, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999. Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, Schaumburg, (847) 882-5580.
Dorothy M. Miller (nee Borden), 87, of Wheaton, formerly of Lombard and Bartlett, died Monday, March 1, 1999. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, (630) 629-0094.
Marion D. Mohr of Arlington Heights Services for Marion D. Mohr (nee Leverenz), 78, formerly of Mount Prospect, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at the Lutheran Home, 800 W. Oakton St., Arlington Heights.
Born Feb. 15, 1921, in Neillsville, Wis., she died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, at home. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Northlake.
Mrs. Mohr was a housewife and member of C. H. U. M. S. and St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Frank; son, Lawrence; brother, Arnold (Anna) Leverenz; and grandchildren, Arwen and Lauren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the Lutheran Home.
Arrangements were made by G. L. Hills Funeral Home, Des Plaines.
For information, (847) 699-9003.
Isabella Mola (nee Ruggieri), 69, of Wood Dale, died Monday, March 1, 1999. Arrangements were made by The Oaks Funeral Home, Itasca, (630) 250-8588.
Ronald J. Munch of Round Lake
Services for Ronald J. Munch, 54, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Kristan Funeral Home P. C., 219 W. Maple Ave. (Route 176), Mundelein. The Rev. Harold O. Krueger of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Lake Zurich will officiate.
Born April 16, 1944, in Chicago, he died Sunday, Feb. 28,1999, at Froedert Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wis. Interment will be in Diamond Lake Cemetery, following the services.
Mr. Munch was a member of the Mundelein American Legion Post 867, the Glendale, Ariz., Moose Lodge, the American Bowling Tour and the American Bowling Congress.
He is survived by his wife, Elva Munch, of Round Lake; children, Anthony (Julie) Munch of Antioch and Deborah (Peter) Hall of Wheeling; brothers, Ralph (Dani) Munch, Randy Munch and Robbie (Debra) Munch, all of Wisconsin Dells, Wis.; sisters, Judy Thompson of Mundelein, Linda Kick of Wisconsin Dells, Nancy (Steve) Gilman of Mundelein and Marcia Hajduk of Lindenhurst; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 566-8020.
Jack Joseph Murphy
Services for Jack Joseph Murphy, age 5 weeks, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at St. Viator Church, 4170 W. Addison St., Chicago. Family and friends will meet at the church.
He was the loving son of Joseph W. Murphy and Joanne E. Murphy (nee Stierle); dear grandson of Neil and Christine Stierle and June and the late James Murphy; great-grandson of Dorthea Roshong; fond nephew of Mary Snively, Maureen (Ed) Chidester, and James (Judy), John (Carol) and Bill (Shannon) Murphy; and dear cousin to many.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Theis-Gorski Funeral Home, 3517-27 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Downs Syndrome Society, 666 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, would be appreciated.
For information, (773) 463-5800.
John Pavick of Libertyville
Services for John Pavick, 89, will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at McMurrough Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville, and continue with a Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, Libertyville.
Born Aug. 9, 1909, in Ganister, Pa., he died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, at Winchester House in Libertyville. Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery.
A resident of Libertyville since 1992, Mr. Pavick was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville and had served with the Navy during World War II.
While a resident of New York, he was a member of the Yonkers Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his wife, Anna (nee Makar); son, John (Johanna) of New York; daughter, Mary Ellen (George) Dawson of Libertyville; grandchildren, Scott, Nicole and Anya Pavick, and Emily, Sabrina, Sara and Adrianna Dawson; brother, Joseph (Helen) Pavick; and sisters, Terry Bernhardt and Mary Romanyshan.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 362-2626.
Jerry J. Petone formerly of LaFox
Private funeral services and visitation for Jerry J. Petone, 65, of Kingsport, Tenn., will be held on Thursday at Yurs-Wittenberg Funeral Home, Geneva.
Born July 14, 1933, in Chicago, he died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, at Columbus Hospital in Chicago. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum, Geneva.
Surviving are his wife, Violet Petone; daughters, Leeanna (Richard) Wahlen of Batavia and Karen (William) Collins of Geneva; son, Michael Petone of South Elgin; and grandchildren, Garrett and Brittany Wahlen, and Alyson and Nicole Collins, who lovingly called him `Goofy Grandpa. ' For information, (630) 232-7337.
Mary C. Reel formerly of Wauconda
A memorial service for Mary C. Reel, 77, of Port Salerno, Fla., will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Old McHenry Road, Lake Zurich.
Born Nov. 27, 1921, she died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, at Martin Memorial Hospital South in Florida.
A native of Wichita, Kan., Mrs. Reel was a former resident of Wauconda, and had lived in Port Salerno for four years.
Survivors include her sons, Lloyd A. Greer of Port Salerno and Mark Charles (Patricia) Reel of McHenry; daughters, Mary (Robert L.) Davis of Port Salerno and Nancy Margaret Reel of McHenry; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark E. Reel, Jan. 29, 1989.
Grace M. Rombaut of Grayslake
A Mass of Christian Burial for Grace M. Rombaut, 79, will be held at 10a.m. Friday, at St. Mary Church, Fremont Center.
Born July 2, 1919, in Chicago, she passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at Winchester House Nursing Home in Libertyville. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Fremont Center.
She was a member of the Skokie Valley V. F. W. Post #3854 Women's Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Peter Rombaut; daughter, Pamela (Joseph) DiJohn of Lake Barrington; son, Paul (Maureen) of Wheeling; and grandchildren, Julie and Suzanne DiJohn.
Friends of the family may visit from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the American Diabetes Foundation.
For information, (847) 223-8122.
Patrick Joe Rotramel of Arlington Heights
A memorial service for Patrick Joe Rotramel, 58, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, 1903 E. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights.
Born Dec. 8, 1940, in Sparta, Ill., he died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Northwest Community Healthcare.
Mr. Rotramel graduated from Sparta High School in 1958, and attended DeVry Technical Institute. He worked for IBM until his retirement after 33 years of service and for the past five years he worked at Abbott Labs. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Lynn (nee Brown), whom he married on Aug. 3, 1963; daughters, Amy (Marvin) Mason and Sara (Tony) Blair; grandchildren, Connor and Olivia Rose Mason; sisters, Betty (James) Cleland and Dixie Keller; brother, Fred (Joanne) Rotramel; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, Misericordia, 6300 N. Ridge, Chicago, IL 60645 or Northwest Community Healthcare Critical Care Unit.
Arrangements were made by Meadows Funeral Home, Rolling Meadows.
For information, (847) 253-0224.