Julius C. Gibis of Mount Prospect
Prayers for Julius C. Gibis, 81, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Friday, at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect, contining to St. Emily Church for a 10 a.m. Mass.
Born May 11, 1917, in Chicago, he died Monday, March 22, 1999, at Abington of Glenview Nursing Home, following a long illness. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Mr. Gibis was employed by Bell and Howell Corporation for more than 40 years before his retirement.
He was the husband of Mary Dorothy (nee Mager); father of Kathleen (Norman) Weber, John (Charlotte) Gibis, Edward Gibis and Eileen (Jeffrey) Reinhard; grandfather of Julie, Ryan, Colleen, Kevin, Cassidy, Skylar, Parker and the late Michael; and great-grandfather of Lindsay, Reid and Brandon.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorials made to St. Joseph Indian School, Chamberlain, SD 57326, would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 394-2336.
Melvin H. Heiden of Arlington Heights
Services for Melvin H. Heiden, 88, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights.
Born Feb. 10, 1911, in Arlington Heights, he died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Glenbridge Nursing Home in Niles. Burial will bein Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines.
A retired accountant for Northwest Community Health Center for 15 years, he retired in 1978, as the director of finance.
Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Helen (nee Cody); children, William (Linda) Heiden, Nancy (Jack) Karczewski, Merilyn (Donald) Freko and Dianne (Paul) Cottrill; brother, Ralph Heiden; sister, Shirley (Gerry) Heitman; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Fred Heiden; and sister, Laverne.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Thursday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Glenbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, attn: Caryl Kiser, 8333 W. Golf Rd., Niles, IL 60714.
For information, (847) 253-5423.
William E. Hendricksen of Mundelein
Services for William E. Hendricksen, 84, will be held at noon Saturday, at Kristan Funeral Home P. C., 219 W. Maple Ave. (Route 176), Mundelein. The Rev. Kenneth Press will officiate.
Born Feb. 7, 1915, in Chicago, he died Monday, March 22, 1999, at home, after a lengthy illness with prostate cancer.
Mr. Hendricksen had been a resident of Mundelein for 49 years. He was a retired lieutenant colonel from the Army Corps of Engineers and had served during D-Day + 1 and the European Theater of Operations for 39 months. He was a member of the Mundelein American Legion Post #867 and the Triangle Fraternity at the University ofIllinois. He was also a former coach with the Mundelein Little League and a former deacon at the Community Protestant Church in Mundelein.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Nellie Hendricksen (nee Holder); children, Bruce (Gaye) Hendricksen of West Chicago and Carol Hendricksen of Charlottesville, Va.; and grandchildren, Arne, Dane andKjell.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services at noon Saturday, at the funeral home.
William'sfamily would like to thank Condell Hospice for all their help.
For information, (847) 566-8020.
Harry Hoffman of Evanston
Services for Harry Hoffman, 81, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at The Piser Chapel, 9200 N. Skokie Blvd. (corner of Skokie Boulevard and Church Street), Skokie.
Born Jan. 1, 1918, in Chicago, he died Monday, March 22, 1999, in Sarasota, Fla.
Burial will be in Waldheim Cemetery, Brussilover - Gate 231.
Mr. Hoffman was the founder of Hoffman Jewelers. A veteran, he had served during World War II.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Edith Hoffman (nee Crane); son, Richard (Jane) Hoffman; daughter, Ellen Collar; grandchildren, Aaron Collar and Shane Hoffman; sisters, Anne Diamond and Bernice (Hy) Goldberg; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to a charity of donor's choice.
For information, (847) 679-4740.
Edward Hunt of Des Plaines
Funeral services for Edward Hunt, 74, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at G. L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines.
Born April 13, 1924, in Washington D. C., he died Monday, March 22, 1999, in Des Plaines. Entombment will be in Alexander's Memorial Park, Evansville, Ind.
Mr. Hunt was a decorated veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a life member of the Elks Club of Des Plaines, VFW Post #2992 and American Legion Post #36. He was also past president of the American Welding Society.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Jean (nee Corns); son, Anthony; daughters, Marsha (Wayne) Hawkins and Debra (Ted) Borden; sister, Barbara (Robert) Townsend; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Diabetes. Foundation.
For information, (847) 699-9003.
Catharine Elizabeth Johnson of Grayslake
Services for Catharine Elizabeth Johnson (nee Andrews), 83, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.
Born Feb. 8, 1916, in Hudson, Wis., she passed away Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at Victory Lakes Nursing Center in Lindenhurst. Interment will follow in North Shore Garden of Memories in North Chicago.
Mrs. Johnson was a former member of United Protestant Church of Grayslake.
She leaves her children, Lynn (Daniel) Charles of Round LakeBeach and Alan (Cheryl) Johnson of Cedarburg, Wis.; grandchildren, Shane, Laurel, Kyle Johnson and David Charles; and sister, Harriet (Gene) Cook of Steamboat Springs, Colo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David, in April 1984; sister, Miriam Brown; and brother, James Andrews.
Friends of the family may visit at the funeral chapel from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials may be given to the Legionaries of Christ, 475 Oak Ave., Cheshire, CT 06410, in memory of Mrs. Johnson.
For information, (847) 223-8122.
LenaBelle Kapelke of Wauconda
Services for LenaBelle Kapelke, 79, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main St., Wauconda.
Born Nov. 24, 1919, in Brice, Texas, she died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Burial will be in Windridge Memorial Park, Cary.
A 42-year resident of Wauconda, Mrs. Kapelke was the past president of the Wauconda-Island Lake Seniors and Wauconda Grandparents Club. She was a former cook at Crook's Restaurant in Wauconda, and a former employee of T. V. Labs, J & R Circuit of Wauconda and R. A. Briggs of Lake Zurich. Mrs. Kapelke was a volunteer with the WaucondaIsland Lake Senior Services and Wauconda Federated Church.
Surviving are her children, Glenna Faye (Thomas) Rorke of Holyoke, Mass., Donna Kapelke (Sonny) Gritzuk of Spring Grove, Betty (Jerald) Denk of Wauconda, Bonnie (Donovan) Torgerson of Crystal Lake, Connie Gotsch of Wauconda, Carol (Larry) Stirsman of Island Lake, Carl (Carolyn) of Wauconda, Ellen (late Cecil) Headley of Hayward, Wis. and Lawrence (Susanne) of Island Lake; 51 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters-inlaw, Helen Kapelke and Hanna Foley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in deathby her husband, Ernest; granddaughter, Jennifer; brothers, Mark and Ed; parents, Eugene and Sylvesta Shearer; and adopted mother, Marlene Wise.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice or the Lupus Foundation.
For information, (847) 526-2115.
John F. Kempf of Des Plaines
Funeral Mass for John F. Kempf, 72, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, March 26, at St. James Church in Arlington Heights.
He passed away Friday, March 5, 1999.
Survivors include his children, John, Mike (Cindy), Bob (Cathy) and Jodi (Brian).
Edward W. Kuhfahl of East Dundee
Funeral services for Edward W. Kuhfahl, 91, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 18N377 Galligan Road, Dundee. The Rev. Allan R. Buss and Vicar KyleCastens will officiate.
Born Feb. 19, 1908, in Cuba Township, the son of Fred and Sophia (nee Schumacher) Kuhfahl, he died Monday, March 22, 1999, at the Rosewood Care Center in Elgin. Burial will be in River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee.
Mr. Kuhfahl was a lifelong resident of the area, and a former 43-year employee of Jewel Tea Companyin Barrington. He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Aleutian Islands. He was also a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church of Dundee.
He is survived by his son, Dale (Helen) Kuhfahl of East Dundee; daughter, Linda (Michael) Mooney of Frankfort, Ind.; grandsons, David Kuhfahl, Chad Mooney and Ryan Mooney; and sister, Emma Pelletier of Belvidere.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Doris Kuhfahl (nee Pertiet), they married Aug. 31, 1944 and she passed away Dec. 15, 1983; one brother; and three sisters.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, at the church, and from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the church.
Please omit flowers; memorials may be made to the St. Peter Lutheran Church Miracle Fund.
Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee.
For information, (847) 426-3436.
Dr. Frank M. Lorimer of Carol Stream
Services for Dr. Frank M. Lorimer, 84, formerly of Elmhurst and Wheaton, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at Faith Baptist Church, 27 W 010 Parkway Drive, Winfield.
Born Jan. 17, 1915, in Montrose, Colo., he died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Gardens, Oakbrook Terrace, following the services.
Dr. Lorimer received his medical degree from Ohio State University. He served as a doctor in World War II and after the war specialized in psychiatry.
He became the first psychiatrist in DuPage County when he started his practice in Elmhurst. Later he also worked as a forensic psychiatrist in the Cook County court systems. Dr. Lorimer was also an examining psychiatrist at Stateville Penitentiary in Joliet and a volunteer with the Dyslexia Clinic in Chicago and with Family Services in Glen Ellyn. In addition he was a published author in psychiatric journals and chief of research at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Knoxville, Iowa. Among his other interests he was a gardening enthusiast.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Lorimer; children, Judy (Don) Ross, Edward, Cynthia, John (Cathy), Rich (Susan), and Tom (Becky) Lorimer, Jeanette (Bob) Reynhout, Louise (Dave) Meyers and Ruth (Jim) Newcomb; and 17 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Betty (Paul) Currie and Becky (Elwyn) Stafford.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Frank A. Lorimer; and brothers, Robert and Collins Lorimer.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the church.
For information, (630) 668-0027.