Charlene H. Lennen of St. Charles
An interment ceremony for Charlene H. Lennen, 84, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Camp Butler Cemetery in Springfield.
Born July 23, 1914, in Hendricks, W. Va., to Charles W. and Gladys (nee McNeely) Harvey, she died Friday, April 23, 1999, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin.
Mrs. Lennen was a socialworker for the Department of Public Aid in Decatur from 1950 to 1978. She and her late husband, Vincent, were one of the founding families of the Woodland Chapel Presbyterian Church in Decatur. Charlene was also a founding memberof the Boys Club of Decatur.
Surviving are her daughters, Joan (Robert) Green of St. Louis, Mo., and Cynthia (Carl) Utley of St. Charles; grandchildren, Graham Lennen Green, Matthew Jason Green, Jerry (Lourdes) Gandy, Elizabeth Gandy and Jennifer (David) Morris; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Vincent Lennen, in 1971, and one sister.
Contributions in Mrs. Lennen's memory may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Decatur, 859 N. Jasper, Decatur, IL 62521, or to a charity of donor's choice.
Arrangements were made by Norris Funeral Home, St. Charles.
Ronald M. Isaac, M. D. of Libertyville
A celebration of the life of Ronald M. Isaac, M. D., 51, will beheld at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176), Libertyville.
Born July 28, 1947, in Albion, Mich., he passed away Thursday, April 22, 1999, at Lake Forest Hospital. Private family interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville.
Dr. Isaac graduated from Albion College and received his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1973. He served as a pediatric intern and resident from 1973 to 1975 at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital and was a Fellow in endocrinology and metabolism at theDepartment of Medicine at the University of Albuquerque from 1975 to 1976. He was the pediatric chief resident at Cleveland General in 1977 and completed his fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco, the next year.
He became a medical director for Abbott Laboratories in 1985, served as an associate professor at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine in 1991, and in 1992 joined Baxter Healthcare Corporationwhere he most recently held the position of medical director, global anesthesia. Dr. Isaac served on the medical staff of many other hospitals and was responsible for numerous professional publications.
Ron was also an excellent athlete, earning championships in high school and college tennis and football. He quarterbacked the Albion High School Football Team to a state championship in 1964 and was selected as the quarterback on the All State Michigan HighSchool Football Team that year. He was also the quarterback of the Earlham College and Albion College Football Teams, and co-captain at Albion his senior year.
Surviving are his wife, Amy and sons, Elliott William Isaac and Jonathan Sol Isaac, all of Libertyville; parents, Elkin and Edith Isaac of Libertyville; sister, Sue (Emmanuel) Dubois ofKalamazoo, Mich.; and one nephew and three nieces.
Friends of the family may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Ron's memory to the Whitehouse Nature Center, Albion College, Albion, MI 49224.
Carrie M. Richmond of Barrington
Memorial Mass for Carrie M. Richmond (nee Woods), 97, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Theresa Church, 467 N. Benton, Palatine.
Born April 5, 1902, in Barren County, Ky., she died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at Governors Park Nursing Home.
She was the wife of the late Albert G. Kempe and the late John W. Richmond; mother of James (Geraldine) Kempe; grandmother of James G. (Margaret) Kempe, Geraldine M. (Leonard) Rozek and Mary Jane (Victor) Desterlein; and great-grandmother of four.
Arrangements were made by Smith Corcoran Funeral Home, Palatine.
For information, (847) 359-8020.
William L. Runklewski of Hoffman Estates
Prayers for William L. Runklewski, 68, will be said at10:15 a.m. Tuesday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Rd. at Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect. Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Theresa Church, 467 N. Benton, Palatine.
Born Jan. 9, 1931, in Chicago, he died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at home. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.
Employed at Honeywell Corporation in Arlington Heights, he was the father of Marianne Mielock; and friend of Ken and Nancy Ewert.
Visitation willbe from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 255-7800.
Shirley `Hen' Stang of Round Lake Beach
Services for Shirley `Hen' Stang, 67, will be held at noon Tuesday, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.
Born July 1, 1931, inLibertyville, she passed away Friday, April 23, 1999, at her home. Interment will be in Fremont Center Cemetery, Fremont, following the services.
Among her special interests, Mrs. Stang was an avid Bingo enthusiast.
Survivors include her husband, George Robert Stang Sr.; children, Debora (Edward) Wallis, George Robert (Sharon) Stang Jr., Karen Stang, Thomas (Jane) Stang, Michael (Susan) Stang, Catherine Stang, Donna (Daniel) Uyttebroeck; Donald (Pauline) Stang, John (Kellie) Stang, Mark Stang, William Stang and Tammy Stang; grandchildren, Nicholas, Thomas, Joshua, Brian, Gina, Lisa, Sam, Michael, Kyle, Collin, Justin, Robert, Daniel, Brian and Bingo; sister, Roseanne Lazzaretto; godchild, Joanne Wolfe Lazzaretto; very special niece, Betty Seelye; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edmund and Catherine Dietz; seven brothers; three sisters; son, Joseph Stang; and grandson, Bryan Uyttebroeck.
Friends may visit from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations maybe made to Provena Star Hospice or to the American Cancer Society, in her memory.
Lucila F. Suarez of Libertyville for 16 years
Mass for Lucila F. Suarez (nee Feliciano), 90, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Joseph Church, 121 E. Maple, Libertyville.
Born Oct. 31, 1908, in Mexico, Pampanga, Philippines, he died Saturday, April 24, 1999, at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville. Burial will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
Mrs. Suarez was a retired school teacher and a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville.
She was the wife of the late Jose, who died in 1990; mother of Jeck Suarez of Libertyille, Leony (Eddie) Fabian, Lely (Joji) Dayao, Precy (Luis) Adriano and Dory Suarez, all of Libertyville; grandmother of 10; and great-grandmother of seven.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, Ltd., 101 Park Place, Liberyville.
Winifred Vasquez 40-year resident of Wheeling
Services for Winifred Vasquez, 82, will be held at 11 a.m. today, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 304 W. Palatine Road, Prospect Heights.
Born July 25, 1916, in St. Louis, Mo., she died Friday, April 23, 1999, at the Abington of Glenview. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
A homemaker, she was the wife of 52 years of Nick Vasquez; sister of Arthur Springmeyer of St. Louis, Mo.; and cousin of many.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services today, at the church.
Arrangements were made by Kolssak Funeral Home, Wheeling.
For information, (847) 537-6600.
Shirley A. Weteska of Mount Prospect
Services for Shirley A. Weteska (nee Swegel), 63, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Rd. at Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect.
Born April 20, 1936, in Chicago, she died at Lee Manor in Des Plaines. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.
Mrs. Weteska was employed in the produce department at Dominick's in Mount Prospect Plaza.
Survivorsinclude her husband Gregory B. Wetetska; children, Brian G. and Frank F. Weteska and Cheryl Ann (Don) Slawick; andgrandchildren, Terry A. Teeters, and Amanda, Robert and Jennifer Weteska.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
For information, (847) 255-7800.
William L. Gallup Jr. formerly of Chicago
A funeral Mass for William L. Gallup Jr., 67, most recentlyof Scottsdale, Ariz., will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Ita Church in Chicago.
Born Dec. 15, 1931, in Chicago, he died Sunday, April 25, 1999, in Scottsdale. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Priorto his retirement, Mr. Gallup had been employed as a fire fighter.
He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Gallup (nee Finnegan); loving father of Tim (Anna) Gallup, Liam (Justine) Gallup, Dan (Mary) Gallup, Patricia (Joseph) Wallentin, Kathy Gallup, Theresa (Tom) Miller, Erin (Charlie) Sharp, Karen (Bob) Hine and the late Mary Frances; dear stepfather of Steve Vidas and James (Leslie) Vidas; and proud grandfather of 11.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Cooney Funeral Home, 3552 Southport, Chicago.
Memorials may be made to Mooseheart.
For information, (773) 472-5650.
Tony Acquaviva of Wheaton
Prayers for Tony Acquaviva, 75, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Rd. (one block east of Naperville Rd. ), Wheaton.
Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Daniel the Prophet Church, Wheaton.
Born Nov. 1, 1922, in Harvey, he died Monday, April 26, 1999, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Interment will be private.
A 9-year resident of Wheaton, he was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion in Elmhurst.
He was the beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Fioretti); dear father of Linda Oberwise of Orlando, Fla., Frank (Susan) of Naperville and Mark of Lisle; dear grandfather of Maggie, Michael, Peter, Abby, Peter, Philip, Ashley, Madeline and Nicholas; and fond brother of Sophie Stump, Lucy Gasik, Norman (Alice) and Angie Acquaviva.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
For information, (630) 668-0016.
Iola M. Bagg of Elgin and South Elgin
Private graveside services for Iola M. Bagg, 93, will be held in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Sandwich.
Born Aug. 24, 1905, in Kaneville, to John and Lena (nee Hirtz) Macier, she died Saturday, April 24, 1999, at Rosewood Care Center, Elgin.
Mrs. Bagg had been a resident of South Elgin for more than 40 years before moving to Elgin. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Gerlach-Barklow in Joliet.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George R. Bagg, in 1986; sisters, Edna Mae Macier and Mabel Stanfel; brothers, Hubert and Clifford Macier; and stepsister, Ellie Adams.
There will be no visitation.
Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin.