Harold G. Huffman of Wonder Lake
The funeral blessing for Harold G. Huffman, 75, will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Justen's Wonder Lake Funeral Home, 7611 W. Hancock Drive, Wonder Lake. The Rev. D. Tranel will officiate.
Born Aug. 12, 1923, in Lake City, Iowa, to George and Elsie (nee Seay) Huffman, he died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at Northern Illinois Medical Center, McHenry. Interment will be in Christ the King Cemetery, Wonder Lake.
Formerly of Chicago, Mr. Huffman had been a summer resident of Wonder Lake since 1960, and became a yearround resident in 1994. He was a carpenter for most of his life and was employed by the Hill Behan Lumber Company. A veteran, Mr. Huffman had served in the Marine Air Corps during World War II and was a member of VFW Post 4600 in McHenry. He was also a volunteer at Northern Illinois Medical Center, as well as a member of the NIMC Auxiliary.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Georgine Huffman (nee Weyrich), whom he married Oct. 1, 1949, in Chicago.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Clarence and Cecil.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
For information, (815) 728-0233.
Kenneth Leif Olsen II of Cary
Funeral services for Kenneth Leif Olsen II, 13, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at Arlington Heights Evangelical Free Church, 1330 N. Douglas, Arlington Heights. He will lie in state from noon until the time of service.
Born April 23, 1985, in Evanston, he was taken home to Jesus on Friday, Jan. 15, 1999. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.
He was the beloved son of Kenneth and Leslie Olsen; dear brother of Lindy and Amy Olsen; fond grandson of Harold and Marge Nicodem and Dorothy and the late Richard Olsen; and fond cousin and nephew of many loving family members.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to Timber-Lee Christian Center in East Troy, Wis., would be appreciated.
For information, (847) 394-2336.
Jimmy R. Bullard II of Elgin
Services for Jimmy R. Bullard II, 18, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, at Bethesda Church of God in Christ. The Rev. Mattie Johnson will officiate.
Born Oct. 3, 1980, in Chicago, the son of Jimmy Bullard Sr. and Alma Johnson, he died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999.
Burial will be in River Hills Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother, Alma Johnson of Elgin; brothers, Shondel (Geneva) Johnson of South Elgin and Joshua Bullard of Tennessee; sisters, Christina Masakilija, Consuela Bullard, Danielle Anderson, Mandy Bullard and Artavia Bullard, all of Elgin; maternal grandmother, Mary Bell of Elgin; paternal grandparents, Jimmy and Nellie Bullard Sr. of Opelik, Ala.; great-grandmother, Alma Knight of Chicago; nephews, Brandon of Elgin and Devante of South Elgin; nieces, Alida, Alexis, Rodrea, Brianna and Keyerra, all of Elgin, and Sharee of South Elgin; 11 uncles; six aunts; a host of cousins; and many, many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Bullard Sr., on Aug. 26, 1996; brother, Donald R. Stone, on June 12, 1991; and grandfather, Willie Johnson Sr.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of services at 8 p.m., Thursday, at the church.
Memorials to the family would be appreciated.
Arrangements were made by O'Connor and Homeier Funeral Home, Elgin.
For information, (847) 741-1400.
John T. Kelly of Buffalo Grove
Services for John T. Kelly, 71, will begin with prayers at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church, 75 N. Buffalo GroveRoad, Buffalo Grove.
Born Sept. 12, 1927, in Teaneck, N. J., he died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at home.
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Mr. Kelly had retired in 1992 from Geldermann, Inc. of Chicago. He was formerly of Abbey of Gethsemani in Trappist, Ky.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Corinne J. Kelly (nee Elster), whom he married Sept. 24, 1966; children, Ty (Stacy) Kelly of Grapevine, Texas, Mark Kelly of Oxford, Miss., and Nancy (fiance, Miles) Kelly of Buffalo Grove; sister, Eileen Kelly; brother, William T. (Peggy) Kelly; sister-in-law, Eleanor Kelly; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother and sister, Joseph and Marguerite.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
If desired, memorials may be made to Abbey of Gethsemani, Trappist, KY 40051.
For information, (847) 253-0168.
Viola L. Kolze of Mount Prospect
Funeral services for Viola L. Kolze (nee Miller), 76, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Faith Lutheran Church, 431 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. She will lie in state from 9 a.m. until the time of services.
Born July 21, 1922, in Evanston, she died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at Northwest Community Healthcare. Interment will be in Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Survivors include her husband, Chester A. Kolze; brothers, Robert Miller, Walter (Eleanor) Miller, Wilbur (Evelyn) Miller, Albert Miller and the late John (Dorothy) Miller.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Meadows Funeral Home, 3615 Kirchoff Road, Rolling Meadows.
For information, (847) 253-0224.
Magdalen Lewandowski of Lindenhurst
Visitation and funeral blessing for Magdalen Lewandowski, 79, were held Sunday, Jan. 17, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home.
Born April 20, 1919, in Pittsburgh, Pa., she died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at Hillcrest Nursing Center, Round Lake.
Interment was private.
Formerly of Hoffman Estates, Mrs. Lewandowski had been a resident of Lindenhurst since 1994. Prior to her retirement in 1981, she was employed by Centel Telephone Company for 26 years, serving as a supervisor for the last 12 years.
Survivors include her daughters, Kathleen Jacobsen of Charlotte, N. C., and Corinne (Thomas) Hepner of Round Lake Beach; grandchildren, Kenneth Jacobsen, Karen Vonder Linden and Greg Gerage; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Emily, Zachary, Zoe and Dylan; and sister, Ann Keating of Elmhurst.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward Lewandowski, in August 1996; grandson, Jeffery; two sisters; and two brothers.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
For information, (847) 546-3300.
Wilbert Lichthardt of Elgin
Funeral services for Wilbert Lichthardt, 88, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin, with the Rev. Thomas Niermann officiating.
Born Aug. 13, 1910, in Hanover Park, the son of William and Martha Kruse Lichthardt, he died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at Sherman West Court. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Helen, whom he married June 17, 1933; son, Donald (Mary) Lichthardt; grandsons, Jeffrey (Nancy) Lichthardt and Gregory (Donna) Lichthardt; granddaughter, Gail (Scott) Stone; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Melvin (Dottie) Lichthardt; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Harvey Hart.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church of Elgin.
For information, (847) 741-1128.
Elmer B. Luhrsen of Arlington Heights
Funeral services for Elmer B. Luhrsen, 84, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights.
Born Oct. 4, 1914, in Elmhurst, he died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at the Lutheran Home and Service for the Aged, Arlington Heights. Burial will be private in Elm Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Luhrsen was a member of the Evangel Assembly of God in Hanover Park.
He was the husband of the late Hilda (nee Mahnke) and the late Ruby L. (nee Koehler); father of Penny (Bob) Salveson of West Chicago, Teena (Kerry) Drigger of Denver, Colo., Candice (Ronald) Ort of Dallas, Texas, Kim H. (Rita) of Detroit, Mich., Kurt W. (Cathy) of Arlington Heights and Rex E. (Barbara) of Elk Grove Village; grandfather of 16; great-grandfather of seven; and brother of Gertrude Koy and Lawrence (Flo) Luhrsen.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the United Way of Arlington Heights, 308 N. Evergreen Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004.
Forinformation, (847) 253-0168.
Leo Miks formerly of Waukegan
Chapel services for Leo Miks, 91, of Indianapolis, Ind., also formerly of Florida, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville.
Born Oct. 18, 1909, in Waukegan, Mr. Miks died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
He lived in Indianapolis for several years. He retired in 1972, from US Steel and Wire after 35 years of service. He was a former member of Mother of God Church, Knights of Columbus Waukegan Council #731 and K. S. K. J. St. Joseph Lodge #53.
Survivors include his wife of60 years, Helen (nee Lidik); son, Leo of Lodi, Calif.; daughters, Liz Godby of Indianapolis and Diane (David) Kentof Glendale, Ariz.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brothers, Joseph (Jean) Miks of Waukegan and John (Teresa) Miks of Green Oaks, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Tony, Frank, Stanley and Deacon Albin Miks.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, at Salata Gurnee Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee.
For information, (847) 244-1155.
June M. Misurelli formerly of Glenview
A funeral Mass for June M. Misurelli (nee Kreuser), 73, of Harvard, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Viator Church, 4170 W. Addison, Chicago. Procession to the church will begin at 10 a.m. at N. H. Scott & Hebblethwaite Funeral Home, 1240 Waukegan Rd. (two blocks south of Lake Ave. on west side), Glenview.
Mrs. Misurelli died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999. Interment will be private.
She was the wife of Daniel S. Misurelli; loving mother of Danny, James, and Lisa (Charles) Maduzia; proud grandmother of Anthony; and dear sister of Barbara (Alex) Misurelli.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and Tuesday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to June Misurelli's favorite charities.
For information, (847) 998-1020.
Margaret M. Neidhardt (nee Schuman), 88, of Westmont, formerly of Chicago, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999. Arrangements were made by Toon Funeral Home, Downers Grove, (630) 968-0408.