John `Jack' F. Poellien formerly of Palatine
Memorial services for John `Jack' F. Poellien, 60, of Cassville, Ark., will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, at Meadows Funeral Home, 3615 Kirchoff Rd., Rolling Meadows.
Nov. 14, 1938, in Chicago, he died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999, at his home, from lung cancer. He had been retired for seven months and eight days.
Mr. Poellien worked for 8 years in Rolling Meadows and for 24 years in Arlington Heights in the forestry division.
Survivors include his wife, Carol; daughter, Jeanette (Tony) Rosario of Berwyn; son, Joseph Poellien of Algonquin; stepdaughters, Karen Morine and Virginia (Dale) Peterson; stepsons, Peter Morine, Jan and Tim Morine, all of Minneapolis, Minn.; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Charleseight days earlier; and parents, John Edward and Evelyn Rita Poellien.
The family requests no flowers.
Donations will be sent to Hospice of the Ozarks.
For information, (847) 253-0224.
Helen M. Rice formerly of Elgin
Services for Helen M. Rice (nee Rehberg), 69, of San Jose, Calif., will be held at noon Saturday, at McHenry County Memorial Park chapel, 11301 Lake, Woodstock. Pastor Roger Schneider of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church of McHenry will officiate.
Born April 30, 1929, in Huntley, she died Monday, Feb. 22, 1999, at Valley Medical Center, San Jose. Interment will follow.
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Lawrence Rice; mother of Randy (Wanpun) Rice of San Jose and the late Rae Ann Whitting; sister of Herman (Sandy) Rehberg of Arizona, LaVerne (Alice) Rehberg of Algonquin, Roger (Joyce) Rehberg of Springfield, Ill., Ruth (Stanley) Brown of McHenry, and the late Richard Rehberg and Violet Rice; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday, at the cemetery chapel.
Arrangements were made by Windridge Funeral Home, Cary.
For information, call toll free (800) 870-9648.
Harold J. Scheppman formerly of Hoffman Estates
Services for Harold J. Scheppman, 73, of Cape Coral, Fla., will begin with prayers at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg, and continue with Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. Hubert Church, 729 Grand Canyon Parkway, Hoffman Estates.
Born Dec. 7, 1925, in St. Paul, Minn., he died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, in Cape Coral. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.
Mr. Scheppman was a 1944 graduate of St. Thomas High School in Rockford and aWorld War II veteran. He spent his career working in the garment industry in Minneapolis, Minn., Chicago and Hoffman Estates.
He was the beloved husband for 47 years of Lorraine Scheppman (nee Anderson); loving father of Owen (Nancy) Scheppman, Kevin Scheppman, Collette (Daniel) Scheppman-Sifrar and the late Michael Scheppman; proud grandfather of Owen Jr. and Kyle Scheppman, and Michael, Brian and Grayson Sifrar; and dear brother of Raymond Brill and Eileen Nielson.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hope Hospice, 130 S. Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33990, would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 882-5580.
Robert Terese of Elgin
Memorial services for Robert Terese, 74, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 5, at Libertyville Covenant Church, with an open house reception to follow at the Lambs Farm Country Inn Restaurant from noon to 3 p.m.
Mr. Terese was the co-founder of Lambs Farm in Libertyville. He had served in the Navy and attended DePaul University.
Mr. Terese was the loving husband of Mary Ruth Terese (nee Miller); loving father of Michael (Gail) Terese and Carol (Rich) Korytko; and loving grandfather of Scott Terese, Kimberly Terese, Chris Korytko, Amy Korytko and Adam Korytko.
Memorials may be sent to the Lambs Farm Founders Fund, P. O. Box 520, Libertyville, IL 60048.
For information, (847) 362-4636.
Louise B. Trefz of Palatine
Services for Louise B. Trefz (nee Bixby), formerly of Glenview, will be held at 2 p.m. today, at Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home, 1104 Waukegan Road, Glenview. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie.
She died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at Northwest Continuing Care Center in Arlington Heights.
A homemaker, she was the wife of the late Julius F. Trefz; mother of William (Jody) Heyser of Northbrook and Betty (the late Harvey) Sanford of Pittsburgh, Pa.; sister of the late Tib Bixby and Virginia Kremer; grandmother of six; and great-grandmother of nine.
For information, (847) 832-9600.
A funeral Mass for Laddie Vajdik, 90, of Stickney, Ill., will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at St. Pius X Church.
Born Sept. 22, 1908, in Czechoslovakia, he died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Fairview Nursing Home in LaGrange. Burial will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery.
A machine operator for Sunbeam for 36 years, he was a member of Oddfellow and wrote many articles for Denni Hlasatel (a Czech paper).
He was the father of George (Carmen) Vadik of Inverness; and grandfather of Mark.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Mount Auburn Funeral Home, 4101 S. Oak Park Ave., Stickney.
For information, (708) 749-2033.
George J. Walton, 80, of Hanover Park, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999. Arrangements were made by Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, Streamwood, (630) 837-8400.
Jean M. Yackley (nee Preece), 39, of Lisle, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999. Arrangements were made by Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Lisle, (630) 964-9392.
Julie A. Yanke of Elgin
Services for Julie A. Yanke, 41, formerly of Peru, Ill., will begin at 9:30 a.m. today, at Ptak Funeral Home, 1000 Fourth St., Peru, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m., at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Peru. The Rev. Heinc Ciesielski will officiate.
Born April 23, 1957, in Phoenix, Ariz., to William and Rita (nee Dillon) Yanke, she died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at her home in Elgin. Burial will be in St. VincentCemetery, La Salle.
Ms. Yanke was a graduate of LaSalle Peru Township High School and Illinois State University. She taught at Streamwood High School for 19 years. She was also a member of St. Mary's Church in Peru.
Survivors include her mother, Rita Yanke of Peru; sister, June (Frederick) Miller of Washington, Ill.; son, James of Oxford, Mich.; two nieces and four nephews.
For information, (815) 223-0172.
Stefania Zwolski (nee Kisieluk), 87, of Schaumburg, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999. Arrangements were made by Michael's Funeral Home, Schaumburg, (847) 891-2900.
Rose M. Brazas of Danville, Ill.
Funeral services for Rose M. Brazas, 75, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the chapel of the Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, Tenn., with the Rev. Randy Ayers officiating. Interment will be in Hamblen Memory Gardens.
Ms. Braza passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999.
A member of St. Mary's Church in Danville, she is survived by her daughter, Barbara Brazas and sons, Bruce, Blaise and John Brazas.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the time of services Saturday, at the funeral home.
For information, (423) 586-2611.
Forrest `Bud' Charles Brunner formerly of Elgin
Private services for Forrest `Bud' Charles Brunner, 76, were held at Diamond and Sons Silver Bell Chapel, Bullhead City, Ariz.
Born May 13, 1922, in Elgin, he died Friday, Feb. 12, 1999, in Bullhead City.
He was a veteran of World War II and retired from Bridgeport Harrig Products in Elgin after 22 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ellen (nee Anderberg) Brunner; daughters, Robin (Robert) Eubanks, Rudy Lynn (Victor) Giannotti, Jo Ann (Bruce) Boyer and Margo (Ron) Bawtinhimer; son, Russell (Carliene) Gardner; 24 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Hewas preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Florence (nee Conrad) Brunner; brother, Wayne (Betty) Brunner; and granddaughter, Leigh Ann Eubanks.
Kenneth Earl Collis of Lake County
Funeral services for Kenneth Earl Collis, 73, formerly of Chicago, will be held at noon today, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road,Grayslake, with the Rev. Richard Rubietta of the United Protestant Church in Grayslake, officiating.
Born Oct. 18, 1925, he passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 1999, at Provena St. Therese Medical Center, Waukegan. Interment will follow in Warren Cemetery, Gurnee.
Mr. Collis was a Navy veteran of World War II and a former 20-year employee of Culligan Inc. of Northbrook.
He is survived by his son, James (Cheryl Davis) Collis of Arlington Heights. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor C. Collis (nee Johnson), who passed away Oct. 13, 1993.
Friends of the family may visit at the funeral chapel from 9 a.m. until the time of service today.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to your favorite charity in Mr. Collis' memory.
For information, (847) 223-8122.
Iris Margaret Cosgrove
A memorial service for Iris Margaret Cosgrove, 70, most recently of Hot Springs Village, Ark., will be held Monday, at St. Thomas of Villanova Church in Palatine. Services in Hot Springs Village wereheld at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Hot Springs Village. The Rev. Raymond Rossi will officiate.
BornApril 13, 1928, in Cincinnati, Ohio, she died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in Hot Springs Village. Burial was in CedarVale Cemetery, Hot Springs Village.
Mrs. Cosgrove was a member of the Village Card Club, the Hot Springs Village Women's Club, the Sacred Heart Women's Guild and was a former vice president of the St. Thomas of Villanova Women's Club.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas Cosgrove of Hot Springs Village; sons, Kevin (Constance) Cosgrove of Glen Ellyn, Michael Cosgrove of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., John (Vicki) Cosgrove of Castro Valley, Calif., Stephen (Laura) Cosgrove of Wheaton and Patrick (Pam) Cosgrove of Newport News, Va.; sister, Joan (James) McHugh of Rockford; and seven grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were made by Caruth Village Funeral Home, Hot Springs Village.
For information, (501) 525-0055.