Thursday, March 21, 2013
Services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palatine on Saturday.
Richard "Skip" M. Skibski, 71, of Schaumburg was born December 22, 1941, in Chicago to Mitchell and Harriet, nee Manicki. He passed away March 16, 2013, after a 4 year confrontation with brain cancer. Skip was a Lane Tech and DeVry graduate, but kept returning to college for more classes in his quest for more knowledge. He had a long and successful career in Information Technology as a business owner, software specialist and highly-sought consultant. He met the love of his life, Deanna, nee Hansen, on a blind date and married her on November 23, 1963 at Grace Lutheran Church in Elmwood Park. A man of enthusiasm and youthful energy, Skip was game for anything his eight grandkids tried their hand at—from cheer to baseball, soccer to …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The life of Doris Ann Jones will be honored and remembered this Friday.
Wednesday, March 20
Doris Ann Jones was born April 24, 1919 in West Allis, WI, and she passed away March 19, 2013 in Long Grove, IL. Survivors include her daughter, Jill (Patrick) Moscato, grandchildren, Christopher (Tracy Palka) Moscato, Tracy (Marc Spizzirri) Moscato and Matthew Moscato. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Edward O. Jones; parents, John and Helen (nee Temper) Lynch and 3 brothers. Doris was a loving mother and grandmother. Memorial visitation for Doris Ann Jones (nee Lynch), 93, of Chicago will be held Friday, March 22, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 7:30 p.m at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL, 60067. Interment was private. For information, call the Ahlgrim …
The life of Frank Grzes will be honored and remembered this Friday and Saturday.
Wednesday, March 20
Frank L. Grzes, 69, of Palatine since 1969, was born June 6, 1943 in Chicago, and he passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights. Survivors include his wife, Marcella Grzes (nee Kemnetz); daughters, Amy Lynn (Keith) Soos, Cynthia (Roger) Jones and Michelle Carvajal; grandchildren, Vanessa and Daisy Soos, Olivia Jones and Javier Carvajal; brother, Herman (late: Diane) Grzes; and sister, Linda (Dale) Collier. Frank was preceded in death by his, parents, Sarah (nee Powalish) and Frank S. Grzes. Prayers for Frank will be said Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine, IL 60067. The funeral mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Jeffrey Pryor lived in Lake Zurich, and is a former Palatine resident. He passed away suddenly at his home on March 15. A memorial visitation will be held this Thursday.
Tuesday, March 19
Jeffery R. Pryor was born April 26, 1963 in Arlington Heights, and he passed away suddenly at home on March 15. Memorial visitation for Jeffery R. Pryor, 49, of Lake Zurich for 10 years, formerly of Palatine, will be held Thursday, March 21 from 6 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 7:00 p.m at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL, 60067. Interment was private. Survivors include his wife, Catherine J. Pryor (nee Gorski); parents, James and Nancy (nee Eisenmann) Pryor, brother, Michael (Kristen) Pryor; mother-in-law, Barbara (late Chester) Gorski; sister-in-law, Karen (Ashor) Elia; brother-in-laws, Steven (Cathy Lloyd) Gorski, James Gorski and David (Lynne) Gorski; and 12 nieces and nephews. …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Memorial visitation will be held Wednesday for John Hogaboom, 84.
Monday, March 18
John Wilbur Hogaboom, 84, of Palatine was born on September 19, 1928, he passed away March 16, 2013. Loving father of Jon (Kathy) Hogaboom and Jay (Gwen) Hogaboom; proud grandfather of Ashley, Kelsey, Dakotah and Joseph (Caryl) Hogaboom; and great grandfather of Kailey Hogaboom. John was preceded in death by his beloved wife Joyce. Memorial visitation Wednesday, March 20, 2-7 PM at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine with a memorial service at 6 PM. A reception will follow at Durty Nellie's Smith Street Station, 180 N. Smith Street, Palatine. 847-359-8020 or www.smithcorcoran.com. Information provided by Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Dorothy Nicoloff's life will be remembered at a memorial visitation in her hometown of Valders, Wisconsin on Saturday.
Tuesday, March 12
Dorothy Ann (nee Thompson) Nicoloff, 88, of Palatine, IL and formerly of Valders, WI, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born on May 23, 1924, in Valders, WI. She was the daughter of the late Reuel and Esther (nee Harvey) Thompson. She attended local schools. After high school graduation, she worked at Great Lakes Naval Base in Illinois where she met her husband of 27 years, Charles E. Nicoloff. Together they had four children, four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. After marriage, Dorothy was a long-term employee at Bartlett Manufacturing Company in Cary Illinois serving them for 33 years. Dorothy was a kind, faith-filled woman who always put others ahead of herself. Through …
Visitation and a memorial service will be held Friday and Saturday to honor the life of Harriet Felicia Lewis of Des Plaines, formerly of Palatine and Wauconda.
Tuesday, March 12
Harriet Felicia Lewis, 97, was born October 23, 1915 in Evanston and she passed away March 9, 2013 in Des Plaines. She was a Des Plaines resident, and formerly lived in Palatine and Wauconda. Survivors include her sons, Michael R. Lewis and Glenn H. Lewis; grandchildren, Felicia Lewis-Grant, Maxwell Lewis and Daniel Lewis; and sister Adele Luchs. Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Maxwell Lewis; parents, Hulda (nee Kreise) and August Thiele; and sisters, Margaret Quarnstrom and Beulah Hardy. Harriet was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #555, Wauconda. The visitation for Harriet will be held Friday, March 15th, from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine, …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Thomas Chase was a Korean War veteran, and had a 34 year career at Allstate Insurance. He will be remembered at a visitation on Saturday, March 16.
Thomas Henry Chase, Jr. passed away Friday March 8, 2013 near his home in Palatine, IL. Tom was born September 11, 1936 to Thomas H. Chase, Sr. and Emma Jones in Philadelphia, and was the youngest of 3 children. Tom graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in Philadelphia, PA and Juniata College in Huntington, PA. Tom is survived by his wife, Jeannette Lowe; daughter, Debbie Romanek (Jim); sons, Thomas H Chase III (Tammy) and John Chase (Lori); grandchildren, Sarah, Jimmy and Sally Romanek, Thomas H. Chase IV and Taylor Chase, Brendan and Allison Chase; sister Carol Jones, nieces, Tammy Vrana and Barbara Jones; nephews, Tom and David McHenry and Stephen Jones. Tom was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Joan McHenry. Tom …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Services for 54 year old Paul Kalcsics of Lake Zurich will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday at Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home in Palatine.
Paul Kalcsics, 54, a 20 years resident of Lake Zurich, was born on September 15, 1958 in Chicago, IL the son of the late Edwin and Virginia (nee Kwasek) Kalcsics and passed away on Thursday, March 7th. Beloved husband of Cathy nee: (Stressler) Kalcsics; loving father of Christina and Daniel Kalcsics; dear brother of Drew (Janet) Kalcsics; also survived by many other loving family and friends. Paul was an engineer, gardener, artist, chef and avid music enthusiast. He soaked up every bit of knowledge he could. No matter what obstacle was placed in front of him he would use his ingenuity and wit to find a solution. A truly remarkable husband, father and friend and he will be greatly missed. Visitation for Paul Kalcsics will be held on …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Maloney, 82, was a Korean War veteran, a deacon at St. Thomas of Villanova for 25 years and a longtime Palatine resident.
Tom Maloney, Sr. was born on April 23rd, 1930 in Gary, Indiana, the son of the late Patrick and Helen (nee: McCall), and passed away on Tuesday, March 5th. Beloved husband of Virginia (Smith) Maloney and his late 1st wife Bernadette (nee: Walker) Maloney; loving father of Mary Clare Maloney and Thomas (Kerry) Maloney, Jr.; cherished grandfather of Patrick and Quinn Geregach, Griffin, Kendall and Logan Maloney; dear brother of Fr. Patrick Maloney, Clare Maloney and preceded by his siblings Sr. Mary Catherine Maloney, Helen Skelton, John and Richard Maloney. Tom was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, and was a very proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He went on to work as an accountant and in marketing. Tom loved …