Jean S. Bashaw of Geneva
Services for Jean S. Bashaw, 73, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the United Methodist Church of Geneva, 211 Hamilton St., Geneva. The Revs. Larry Hilkemann, Melissa Earley and Carl Lugn will officiate.
Born Dec. 9, 1925, in Racine, Wis., to Harold and Helma Harcus, she passed away Friday, June 11, 1999, at Provena Pine View Care Center in St. Charles. Interment will be private, in Garfield Cemetery, Campton Township.
Jean was a 1949 graduate of the University of Wisconsin and had worked as a teacher in the Geneva School District for more than 30 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and was very involved in the lives of her children and grandchildren, never missing any of their activities, especially their sporting events. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Mrs. Bashaw is survived by her husband of 49 years, Charles Bashaw; sons, Bruce (Christine) Bashaw of Batavia, Dave Bashaw of Geneva, Tom Bashaw of Tomah, Wis., and Don (Shana) Bashaw of Naperville; and grandchildren, Ryan, Michael and Jacob.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Barbara, who passed away in 1989.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State St., Geneva, and from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the church.
Contributions in Mrs. Bashaw's memory may be made to the United Methodist Church Building Fund, or to the Arthritis Foundation, 303 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60601.
Mary Jo Baynes (nee Borst), 38, of Grayslake, died Saturday, May 12, 1999. Arrangements were made by McMurrough Chapel, Libertyville, (847) 362-2626.
Melvin C. Becker of Palatine
Services for Melvin C. Becker, 81, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine.
Born April 4, 1918, in Sherburn, Minn., he died Sunday, June 13, 1999, at home.
Interment will be in Randhill Park Cemetery, Palatine.
Mr. Becker had beena resident of Palatine since 1950. Prior to his retirement, he had worked for Langer Printing of Palatine. He had also worked for several years for Palatine Savings and Loan and before that he worked for 20 years as a Toro lawn mower repairman for George A. Davis, Inc.
He was a member of the Palatine American Legion Post #690, Sons of the American Legion Squadron #690 of Palatine, VFW Post #981 of Arlington Heights and AMVETS of Wheeling Phillip Carpenter Post 66. Mr. Becker served as a volunteer fireman in Wheeling. After moving to Palatine, he served for many years with the Palatine Fire Department prior to the establishment of the full time Palatine Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Becker (nee Toppel) of Palatine; son, Dennis M. Becker of Palatine; daughter, Mary Becker ofTucson, Ariz.; and grandchildren, Dennis R. Becker, and Joe and Stacey Roman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Agnes Becker.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated for the American Cancer Society, 625 North Ct., Suite 280, Palatine, IL 60067-8162or Hospice of Illinois, 5061 N. Pulaski, Chicago, IL 60630.
Rose M. Bowles of Arlington Heights
Prayers for Rose M. Bowles (nee O'Neill), 90, will be said at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights. Mass willfollow at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, 432 W. Park, Arlington Heights.
Born Dec. 21, 1908, in Chicago, she died Monday, June 14, 1999, at home. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside.
She was the wife of the late Bernard J. Lynch and James F. Bowles; mother of John M. (Marie) Lynch, Bernadette N. (Marvin) Stern, Winifred M. Bowles, Mary T. (late Maxwell) Fulton, Alice A. (James) Hnilo, and the late James Bowles, Thomas Bowles, Margaret Thornton and Robert Bowles; sister of Mary (Bernard) Fischer, and many deceased brothers and sisters; and grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt of many.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Fred Carstens, 92, of Wheaton, died Monday, June 14, 1999. Arrangements were made by Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, Wheaton, (630) 668-0016.
Robert F. Collins of Barrington
Services and intermenty for Robert F. Collins, 78, will be private.
Born Oct. 10, 1920, in Chicago, Mr. Collins passed away Friday, June 11, 1999, at Good Shepherd Hospital.
A medical researcher for Kendall Research Company, formerly in Barrington, he retired after 20 years. While working at Kendall Research, he was involved with hospital and medical equipment. Mr. Collins is credited for 29 american and five international patents on disposable hospital and physician products.
Mr. Collins was a B24 pilot in World War II with numerous medals, awards and decorations for his efforts. He also served in numerous theaters throughout the war. He was honorably discharged in 1945. He was a member of the Barrington V. F. W. and a charter member of the Stonehenge Country Club in Barrington Hills.
Survivors include his wife, Evangeline M. Collins; children, Robert F. Collins Jr. of Barrington, Penelope Collins of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Allan (Marianne) Collins of Stoughton, Wis.; grandchildren, Erika DeJean, and Bo and Sasha Collins; great-grandchildren, David Pollack, and Ryan and Chase DeJean; andsister, Marilyn Collins of Barrington.
Arrangements were made by Stirlen Pieper & Davenport Funeral Home, Barrington.
Kristine M. Culbertson of Mundelein
Prayers for Kristine M. Culbertson (nee Hill), 47, formerly of the Edison Park community of Chicago, will be said at 11 a.m. today, at M. J. Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago.
Mass will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Harlem and Talcott Aves., Chicago.
Born Dec. 11, 1951, in Chicago, she died Friday, June 11, 1999, at Condell Medical Center. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
A homemaker, she was the wife for 25 years of Joey Culbertson; mother of Ashley Morgan and Rebecca Morgan Culbertson of Mundelein; daughter of Sydney J. and the late Lorraine Hill of Edison Park; sister of Steven Hill of Norwood Park; lifelong friend of Rae Knight; and daughter-in-law of Bobby Culbertson.
Richard H. Davis formerly of Arlington Heights
Funeral services for Richard H. Davis, 77, of Des Plaines, will be held at 7:30 p.m. today, at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights.
Born Dec. 4, 1921, in Dodgeville, Wis., he died Saturday, June 12, 1999, at Holy Family Healthcare Center, Des Plaines.
Burial will be private, in Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, Ill.
Mr. Davis was a retired purchasing agent for Kelso-Burnett Electrical Company of Rolling Meadows. A veteran, he had served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater and the China Sea.
He was a member and past master (1971) of Arlington Heights Lodge 1162 A. F. & A. M. and a life member of the National Welsh Foundation.
He was the beloved husband of the late June Davis (nee Ringhausen), who died in 1984; cherished son of the late Henry Davis and Elizabeth (nee Thomas) Davis; dear brother of Enid Luetscher and the late Dorothy Dow and J. Walter Davis; brother-in-law of Virginia (Les) Drenth; and fond uncle of one niece and five nephews.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of services at 7:30 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, 302 N. Dunton St., Arlington Heights, IL 60004.
For information, (847) 253-5423.
Francis J. DeBock of Rolling Meadows
A memorial Mass for Francis J. DeBock, 56, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Colette Church, Rolling Meadows.
Born Nov. 27, 1942, in Norway, Mich., he died Sunday, June 13, 1999, at home.
Mr. DeBock was a warehouse supervisor for Bantam, Doubleday, Dell Book Distributors in Des Plainesfor more than 32 years.
He was the husband of Connie L. (nee Schaut); father of Jody C. (Paul) Ludkey and Brian S. (Amy) DeBock; grandfather of Danielle and Matthew Ludkey, and Olivia and Evan DeBock; son of Pauline and the lateAlbert DeBock; and brother of Roger (Diane) and Dwayne (Cheri) DeBock.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Arrangements were made by Meadows Funeral Home, Rolling Meadows.
For information, (847) 253-0224.
Roger A. DiDomenico of Mount Prospect
Prayers for Roger A. DiDomenico will be said at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/ Roselle Rd.) , Roselle. Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia Church, Mount Prospect. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
Mr. DiDomenico was a member of the Father Breen Council Knights of Columbus.
He was the beloved husband of the late Grace N. (nee Caputo); loving father of Philip (Maryann) and Ernesta (Ken) Pasternak; dearest grandfather of five; great-grandfather of five; fond brother of Josephine (late Simon) Ruff and the late Raymond (Jennie), Angelo `Mapp' (late Nettie) and John `Gobby' (late Lorraine); uncle and great-uncle of many; and dear friend of Grace Murphy.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Please omit flowers.
Olga G. Douglas of Des Plaines
Services for Olga G. Douglas (nee Kandler), 82, formerly of Park Ridge, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lee and Thacker Streets, Des Plaines.
Born Nov. 21, 1916, in New York City, N. Y., she died Saturday, June 12, 1999.
Burial will be in Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Mrs. Douglas was a faithful servant of the Lord for 82 years and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she was the wife of the late George C. Douglas; mother of Joan (James) Leeney and thelate Karen; and grandmother of Cathy Burwell and Jay Leeney. She was also the dear sister of Ethel (Rit) Wilson and Louise (the late Ray) Gottsleben; and a wonderful, loving aunt and great-aunt.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Road (at Northwest Highway), Mount Prospect, and from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Thursday, at the church.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Des Plaines, or to a charity of donor's choice.
For information, (847) 255-7800.
Nan C. Ehrhorn (nee Higgins), 77, of Wheaton, died Sunday, June 13, 1999. Arrangements were made by Gibbons Funeral Home, Elmhurst, (630) 832-0018.
Roselyn K. Flores formerly of Elgin
Services for Roselyn K. Flores, 54, of Gilberts, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin. The Rev. Allan Buss will officiate.
Born July 17, 1944, in Ironton, Mo., to Robert and Effie Huddleston, she died Saturday, June 12, 1999, at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield. Burial will be in River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee.
A longtime resident of Elgin, Mrs. Flores had lived in Gilberts for the past four years. She was a graduate of McKendree College in Lebanon, Ill., and taught school at Parkwood Elementary School in Hanover Park. Mrs. Flores was a member of the Elgin Teachers Association and of the support team for the Rutland-Dundee Fire Protection District.
Surviving are her husband, Bale Flores; daughter, Alisa (Kurt) Jenkins of Lake in the Hills; son, Mario (Laura) Flores of Carpentersville; grandchildren, Nina Jenkins and Dillon Flores; mother, Effie Huddleston of Sparta, Ill.; four sisters; and one brother.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Huddleston; and son, Baleriano `Marc' Flores.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.