Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A U.S. Navy and Korean War veteran, Captain Robert J. Shipner worked for Eastern Airlines for 33 years and was a professional vocalist and musician. Services will be held on Saturday.
Wednesday, May 1
Captain Robert J. Shipner, 83, of Palatine, IL. was born on March 23, 1930 and passed away on April 28, 2013. Beloved husband of Irmgard, nee Nicolai; loving father of Sheila Cox, Sandra Grimm, Robert Shipner and Daniel Shipner; proud grandfather of Matthew, Melissa, Katie and Nicholas; dear brother of Patricia Trgovich and the late Richard Shipner. Robert attended St. Francis de Paula Elementary School, Hirsch High School, St. Ambrose College and the University of Illinois. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. Robert served with Eastern Airlines for 33 years as a Captain, VP of Flight Operations and Chief Pilot. He enjoyed singing and playing trumpet. Prior to joining Eastern in 1957, he had been a professional vocalist in …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Visitation will be held Thursday and a funeral on Friday for Robert H. Brown.
Thursday, April 11
Robert H. Brown, Jr., 75, of Palatine was the beloved husband of Mary, nee Dumanczuk; loving father of Jenny (Frank) Soehn and Steve (Renée) Brown; proud grandfather of Matthew, Michael and Ryan Soehn and Caroline, Aleksander, Georgia and Henry Brown; dear brother of Elizabeth Brown, Thomas Brown, Michael (Margaret) Brown and Margaret (Joseph) Smith; fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. He also was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. Visitation Thursday, April 11, 3-9 PM with a Panachyda Service at 7:30 PM. Funeral Friday, April 12, 9:30 AM from Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine to St. Theresa Church for Mass at 10AM. Interment St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
A devoted homemakers and successful bookkeeper, Genevieve most recently was a resident of Tamarack Independent Senior Living Center in Palatine.
Sunday, March 24
Genevieve A. Thomas (Soltys), 86, of Palatine. Born July 2, 1926, she passed away March 23, 2013. Beloved wife for 55 years of the late Arthur J. Thomas; loving mother of Eileen Dettmann, Geraldine (Eugene) Kramer, Sharon (Gary) McGraw and Janice (Bill) Morton; proud grandmother of Heather, Lisa, Shan, Matthew and Billy and great grandmother of Nina; dear sister of Ted Soltys, Helen Norris, Sophie Delster and the late Bernice Szydlowski and Stephanie Jarosh; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. Genevieve grew up in Chicago, attended St. Hyacinth Grade School and graduated from Schurz High School, class of 1944. She loved her time as a devoted homemaker and had a long successful career as a bookkeeper at Bruning Company in Itasca. She …
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, February 26, 2013
Zeiger was a head school nurse for the Itasca School district, held a masters degree and was an instructor for SeniorNet, she passed away on February 25.
Tuesday, February 26
Diana R. Zeiger, 77, was a resident of Palatine for 43 years. She was born on March 20, 1935 in Milwaukee, WI, and passed away February 25 at her home surrounded by her family. Diana was the beloved wife of Richard Zeiger; loving mother of Susan (the late Jeffrey) Heckert and David (Lorie) Zeiger; cherished grandmother of Stefani and Ricky Zeiger; dear sister of Helen Roberts and the late Georgia Newton; fond aunt and cousin to many. Diana received her degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She and her husband started dating during their freshman year and subsequently, married in 1958. Dick and Diana moved to Palatine in 1970. Diana later became a school nurse in order to match her work schedule with her children's …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Visitation and a funeral will be held Friday and Saturday to honor the life of John James Harte.
John James Harte, 70, of Palatine, IL. Beloved husband of Lynn, nee O'Connor; loving father of Jeffery (Tricia) and Christopher Harte; proud grandfather of Lexi and Taylor Harte; dear brother of James (Maureen) Harte, Gary (Beth) Harte, Susan (Simon) Hernandez and Meredith (Steve) Raibley and brother-in-law of Jack Gudac, Dr. Gerald (Carolyne) O'Connor and the late Pat Gudac, fond uncle and great uncle and godfather to many. John was born on January 03, 1942 and passed away on December 30, 2012. Visitation will be held Friday, January 4, 2013, 3 p.m. until 9 p.m at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Highway. The funeral will be held Saturday, January 5 at 9:30 a.m. from Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home to St. Theresa Catholic Church…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Visitation and a funeral mass will be held for Helen Marie Anderson of Wheeling on Thursday, January 3 in Palatine and Friday, January 4 in Arlington Heights.
Helen Marie Anderson, nee O'Rielley, 74, of Wheeling, was the beloved wife of Dallas "Ted" Anderson; loving mother of Debbie, Scott, Randy (Doreen) Anderson and Lynn (Wade) Mikosz; Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Scott Michael, Danielle, Kristina, David, Kevin, Brian, Chad and Nicole "Nikki" and great grandmother of Emma. Helen was born on October 27, 1938 and passed away on December 30, 2012 Visitation will be Thursday, January 3, 2013, from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Highway in Palatine, and Friday, January 4, 2013, at St. Edna Catholic Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights, Road, Arlington Heights, from 12 p.m. until the time of Mass at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Visitation will be held Thursday, December 6 and the funeral Friday, December 7.
Visitation and funeral services will be held Thursday in Palatine and Friday in Lake Zurich for Rosalia Fraterrigo (nee Sciortino). Rosalia was born September 21, 1935 in Italy and passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 3. She was a resident of Lake Zurich. She was the beloved wife of Luciano, loving mother of Lou (Colette), Marisa (Steve), Padrta and Sergio (Jacqueline), cherished Nonna to Sara, Mikayla, Sarah, Julia, Daniel, Kross, Aaron, Mia and Sophia. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 6 at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Prayers will begin Friday, December 7 at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home and then will proceed to St. Francis de Sales Church, …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Visitation for Kathryn Wrubel, formerly of Cary, will be held Thursday, November 29 and a funeral on Friday, November 30.
Kathryn Wrubel, nee Eiler, 93, formerly of Cary, passed away November 25. She was born September 22, 1919, in Croatia, and is survived by her children, Veronica (Bernard) Villicana and Edwin (Margaret) Bauernfreund; stepdaughter, Sharon (Harold) Chenier; grandchildren, Catherine (Tom) McGuckin, Joseph (Michelle), Christine and Jennifer (Bert Irslinger) Villicana, Laura (Jim) Beaupre, Edward, Brian (Christa), Kathleen Bauernfreund, Lisa (Art) Cichon, Regina, Michael (Tha) and Anthony (Georgina) Bauernfreund and 15 great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her son Walter Bauernfreund. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 29, 2012, from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine. Funeral …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Visitation will be held Saturday, November 10 and a memorial service on Sunday, November 11.
Fredrick J. Fassnacht, 63, passed away peacefully in his Deer Park home on Thursday, November 8, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was born on October 6, 1949 in Chicago, IL, where he proudly remained for his entire life. Both an intellectual and a sportsman, he acquired three collegiate degrees, including law, and played college football at Wisconsin LaCrosse. Thereafter, he worked as a sales executive at Merrill Corporation for over thirty years. A board member of Inverness Golf Club, Fred was an avid golfer who took great enjoyment spending time on the fairways and greens. Fred was a connoisseur of both the simple and the refined - he loved fine wine, gourmet dining, well-tailored suits, and the best cigars, while he also enjoyed …