Richard W. Comstock of McHenry
Private family visitation and services were held for Richard W. Comstock, 61, of McHenry.
Born April 5, 1938, in Evanston, to James and Julia (nee Weingart) Comstock, he died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at Memorial Medical Center, Woodstock.
Interment was private.
Mr. Comstock was raised and educated in the McHenry area elementary and high school districts. For most of his career he worked as a bricklayer and was employed many years at Tonyan Construction in McHenry.
Survivors include his daughter, Patty (Chad) Preston of SevenHills, Ohio; sons, Richard (Margaret) Comstock of Carol Stream and Randy (Bobbie) Comstock of Hanover Park; grandchildren, John Burlini, Cameron Preston, and Michael and Andrew Comstock; and brothers, Robert (Marilyn) Comstock and William (Patricia) Comstock, both of Johnsburg, and Edward (Dorothy) Comstock of McHenry.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Comstock.
Contributions in his memory to the Make-A-Wish Foundation would be appreciated by his family.
Arrangements were made by the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, McHenry.
Edmund Dombrowski of Buffalo Grove
Services for Edmund Dombrowski, 95, will begin with chapel prayersat 9:30 a.m. Saturday, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m., at St. Mary Church, 75 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove.
Born in Chicago, he died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights. Interment will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles.
Mr. Dombrowski was retired from Western Electric after 45 years of service. He was a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus LaFayette Council in Chicago.
He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Dombrowski (nee Kowalski), who preceded him in 1983; loving father of Joan M. (Ralph) Slater; proud grandfather of Cathleen (the late Richard) Steinhofer, Sharon Sonderman, Thomas (Christina) Slater and Stephen (Jacqueline) Slater; and great-grandfather of Robert, Jennifer, Erik, Daniel and Nicole.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation, 4709 Golf Road, Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076.
Frieda E. Dunn of St. Charles
Services for Frieda E. Dunn, 84, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the United Methodist Church of Geneva, 211 Hamilton St., Geneva. The Revs. Larry Hilkemann and Melissa Earley will officiate.
Born June 14, 1914, in Chicago, to Gastav and Helene Wolff, she passed away Monday, April 5, 1999, at Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva. Burial will be private, in Chapel Hill Gardens West, Hillside.
Among her special interests, Frieda was a member of the United Methodist Church of Geneva, the Delnor Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary, the American Philatelic Society, the United Nations Philatelist Chriskindl Stamp Club of Austria, and the Spring Hill Stamp Club.
Surviving are her daughter, Lenora Jean White of St. Charles; grandsons, William F. and Robert T. White; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Kiemel and William Dunn; granddaughter, Kathy Lynn; four brothers; and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 3to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, at YursWittenberg Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St. (Route 38), Geneva.
Please omit flowers. Memorials to the family would be appreciated.
For information, (630) 232-7337.
Lorraine H. Garcia of Carpentersville
Funeral services for Lorraine H. Garcia, 71, will begin with prayers at 9:15 a.m. Friday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee, followed by a 10 a.m. Massat St. Monica Church in Carpentersville. Burial will be in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee.
Born in Chicago May 7, 1927, the daughter of John and Stephanie (nee Borowski) Witkowski, she passed away Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at the Asta Care Center in Elgin. She has found at last a resting place with the Lord.
Mrs. Garcia was a 43-year resident of the area and a member of St. Monica Church in Carpentersville.
She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, William Garcia; they married July 30, 1955. She was the dear mother of William, Donald (Rhonda), Marguerite (Richard Papenbrok) Baum and Annette (Ray) Puckett of Carpentersville, Janet (Steven) Jones of Hampshire and Carol Garcia of St. Charles; and wonderful grandma to Christopher Baum, Steven and Michael Jones, Matthew Garcia, Ray and Jenny Puckett and Jasin Garcia. She is also survived by her brother, Edward Ritter of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son in infancy; and her brother, John T. Witkowski.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to either the Parkinson's Disease Research Foundation or the Hospice of DuPage.
For information, (847) 426-3436.
Therese Elizabeth Green formerly of Mundelein
Mass of Christian Burial for Therese Elizabeth Green (nee Harrison), 82, most recently of Barrington, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, at Santa Maria del Popolo Chapel, 116 N. Lake St. (Route 45), Mundelein.
Born Nov. 21, 1916, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at her home.
Interment will follow the services in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
Mrs. Green was Liturgy Chairman of the Theresians for many years, a member of Santa Maria del Popolo Church in Mundelein, and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and was honored to serve as the Society's May Queen with her family as her court. As a member of Transfiguration Parish in Wauconda, she served on the Pastoral Care Ministry and also served as Eucharistic minister.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, John George Green Jr.; children, John G. (Carol) Green III, Therese M. Green, Beatrice V. (Jeffrey) Hahn, Barbara Ann (Michael) Sieman, Joseph B. Green, Richard P. (Susan) Green, ThomasE. (Catherine) Green, Robert J. Green, Michael G. Green and David M. Green; sisters, Sister Bernadette harrison, OSB and Lucy Henry; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary, and her two sisters, Sarah Ann Harrison and Sister Margaret Ann Harrison, O. L. V. N.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Kristan Funeral Home, P. C., 219 W. Maple Ave. (Route 176), Mundelein.
For information, (847) 566-8020.
Russell Claus Gustafson of Batavia
Memorial services for Russell Claus Gustafson, 85, of The Holmstad in Batavia, formerly of Chicago as well as Oak Lawn and Sawyer, Mich., will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at The Holmstad's Ahlstrand Chapel. The Rev. Donna Nelson will officiate.
Born Nov. 26, 1913, in Chicago, to Claus and Ellen (nee Carlson) Gustafson, he passed away Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Michealsen Health Care Center in Batavia. Interment will be private, in West Batavia Cemetery.
Mr. Gustafson served in the Seabees Construction Battalion atGuadal Canal in the South Pacific during World War II. A carpenter by trade, he and his father owned and operated R & C Gustafson Construction Company for many years prior to his retirement in 1978. For more than 70 years he was a member of Trinity Covenant Church in Oak Lawn. He and his wife moved to Bethany Beach in Sawyer, Mich., in 1980, and he was a member of Harbert Community Church in Harbert, Mich., for 12 years. They had recently moved to The Holmstad retirement community in 1993 to be near their family. Among his personal interests, Russell was an avid fisherman. He will be especially remembered, however, for dedicating his life to his family and serving the Lord.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Ethel M. Gustafson (nee Holmberg), whom he married Oct. 26, 1940, in Chicago; son, Scott Gustafson of Chicago Heights; daughter, Nancy (Dennis) Ford of Downers Grove; granddaughter, Jennie Ford of Downers Grove; sisters, Ingrid Whitlock of Crete, Ill., and Vernette (William) Gilkinson of South Holland; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Rush Memory & Aging Project, c/o Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center, 710 S. Paulina, Eighth Floor JRB, Chicago, IL 60612, or to the Good Samaritan Fund, c/o The Holmstad, 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510.
Arrangements were made by YursPeterson Funeral Home, Batavia.
For information, (630) 879-7900.
Erwin F. Hahn of Bartlett
Funeral services for Erwin F. Hahn, 82, will begin at 9 a.m. Friday, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass at Resurrection Church, Wayne.
Born Feb. 14, 1917, in Cloverdale, he died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at DuPage County Convelescent Center inWheaton.
Interment will be in St. Isidore Cemetery.
Mr. Hahn was a member of the Knights of Columbus Thomas Mertin Council, Elgin Moose Lodge, Wayne Township Senior Citizens, DuPage County Farm Bureau and DuPage County Fair Board. He was employed as a farmer his entire life.
He was the beloved husband of 57 years ofHildegarde (nee Kohley); loving father of Peggy Ann and Nicholas Hahn; dear grandfather of Kelly Lyn Moore, Hannah Rose Gunnell and Cody Wright Gunnell; fond brother of Marie (John) Kylander; and brother-in-law of Margaret Wittekind, Stella Blake, and Elmer, Alice, Henry, Harold and Bill Kohley.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Resurrection Church Building Fund.
For information, (630) 668-0016.
Mary Anne Harold formerly of Libertyville
A memorial Mass for Mary Anne Harold, 59, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Joseph Church in Libertyville.
Born June 13, 1939, in Chicago, she passed away Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at Hampton Plaza Healthcare Center, Niles.
Mary Anne had moved to the Libertyville-Mundelein areain 1981. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville and, until her health failed, was employed as an executive secretary at Trinity College in Deerfield. She was a graduate of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, where she received her master's degree in guidance and counseling. Mary Anne was also a volunteer at Winchester House in Libertyville and St. Therese Medical Center in Waukegan.
She was pleased to have traveled to the Holy Landand South Africa late in 1989.
Surviving are her son, Joseph (Carol) Condon of Kalamazoo, Mich.; daughters, Kathleen Little of Cave Creek, Ariz., Bonnie (George) Brztowski of Palatine and Suzanne (Ken) Grutza of Aurora; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She is also survived by her brothers, Tom (Elaine) Harold of Wheeling and Rick (Sue) Harold of Roselle; and sisters, Christine (Glen) Scott of Stevens Point, Wis., Dolores Harold of Chicago, and Georgianne (Tom) Harold-McGuigan of Chicago.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Ann Harold.
Contributions to Catholic Charities in her memory would be appreciated.
Arrangements were made by BurnettDane Funeral Home, Libertyville.
Roger E. Hill, 49, of South Elgin, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999. Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-8800.
Bernard T. `Buddy' Hogan of Diamond Lake
A funeral Mass for Bernard T. `Buddy' Hogan, 96, will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Friday, at Santa Maria del Popolo Church, 126 N. Lake, Mundelein.
Born Dec. 4, 1902, in Chicago, he died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at his home. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Fremont Center.
A resident ofDiamond Lake for 43 years, Mr. Hogan was the former secretary of the Cook County Board of Appeals, retiring in 1967. Until 1975, he conducted his own real estate appraisal business. He was the former president of the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Santa Maria del Popolo Church. The youngest of 13 children, he had attended Quigley Preparatory School and De Paul University. He later received his electrical engineering degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology and his degree in plastic engineering from Northwestern University. He was also a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago.
He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen Hogan (nee McLaughlin); loving father of Bryan (Diane) Hogan of Mundelein, Kevin (Kathy) Hogan of Palatine, Maureen (Robert) Lang of La Grange Park, Dennyse (the late William) Kerr of Waukegan and Colleen (Steven) Wilhelm of Mundelein; proud grandfather of 16; and great-grandfather of seven.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at McMurrough Chapel, 101 Park Place, Libertyville.
Memorials may be made to the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607.
For information, (847) 362-2626.
James L. Howe of Elgin
A funeral Mass for James L. Howe, 79, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Mary Catholic Church of Elgin.
Born Jan. 8, 1921, in Chicago, to Harry and Helen (nee Louks) Howe, hedied Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin. Burial will be private.
Mr. Howe had been a resident of the Elgin area for 44 years and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church of Elgin.
A veteran, he had served in the Army during World War II and was a member of Dundee VFW #2298.
Surviving are his son, James (Marie) Howe of Sandwich; daughters, Janet Howe of Belvidere and Kathleen Howe of Elgin; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Thomas Howe; and two granddaughters.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee, and from 9:15 a.m. until the time of Mass on Saturday, at the church.
For information, (847) 426-3436.
Mary E. Hunter (nee Ward), 90, of Schaumburg, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, Carol Stream, (630) 510-0044.