Eleanor Kelinow

Sep 15,1914 — Jan 20,2004

ELEANOR KLEINOW, age 89, of rural St. Charles, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2004 at Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva, after a battle with declining health. BORNShe was born September 15, 1914 in Melrose Park, IL, the daugher of Henry F. & Emilie (Trenkler) Greinke.CHILDHOODEleanor grew up in Melrose Park where she was baptized and later confirmed at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, on April 1, 1928. It was a commitment to faith that would both last and deepen throughout her Read More…

Eleanor Kleinow

Sep 15,1914 — Jan 20,2004

ELEANOR KLEINOW, age 89, of rural St. Charles, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2004 at Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva, after a battle with declining health. BORNShe was born September 15, 1914 in Melrose Park, IL, the daugher of Henry F. & Emilie (Trenkler) Greinke.CHILDHOODEleanor grew up in Melrose Park where she was baptized and later confirmed at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, on April 1, 1928. It was a commitment to faith that would both last and deepen throughout her Read More…

Violet Bahr

Nov 20,1920 — Jan 18,2004

Violet Bahr, age 83, of Maple park, IL. Passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday evening, January 18 ,2004, at her home. She was born November 20, in Hammond, Indiana, the daughter of John and Helen (Onderjak) Balko, Sr. Violet grew up in the Hammond area and attended George Rodgers park High School, graduating with the class of 1938. Following graduation, sheworked as a beautician in Chicago for many years. Violet was united in marriage to Charles Bahr on May Read More…

Erin Harrison

Nov 22,1985 — Jan 15,2004

Erin was born November 22, 1985, in Park Ridge, IL, the daughter of Edwin and Kate (McGinness) Harrison. She came into this world at Lutheran General Hospital, a high-risk "miracle baby", wide-eyed and ready to greet the anxious, joyous throng that had so long awaited her arrival. CHILDHOOD / EDUCATIONShe grew up in Aurora where she would both begin and end her life at the New England Congregational Church. There she attended nursery school, was confirmed and participated in youth Read More…

Dorothy Corbel

Sep 24,1950 — Jan 11,2004

Dorothy G. (Blair) Corbel age 53, of Maple Park, Illinois passed away at her home Sunday January 11,2004 with her husband, Raymond; her daughter, Kristin and her son, Raymond Jr. by her side.She leaves her husband, Raymond; her daughter; Kristin C. (George) Corbel–Boorema and her son, Raymond

Ruth Oftedahl

Dec 25,1913 — Jan 09,2004

RUTH OFTEDAHL, age 90, formerly of Oak Park, IL, passed away peacefully at the West Chicago Terrace Care Center, West Chicago, IL, early Friday morning , January 9, 2004.BORN / PARENTSShe was born on December 25, 1913 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of William and Hulde (Hunt) Reiter.CHILDHOOD / EDUCATION Ruth grew up in Chicago where she graduated from public schools at the age of sixteen. For a time she worked as a floral designer for Dennisons in Chicago and Read More…

Jeremiah Allen

Jul 15,2003 — Jan 08,2004

JEREMIAH THOMAS ALLENinfant son of Boyce and Jessica A. (Ricketts) Allen died unexpectedly, Thursday, January 8, 2004 due to the sudden onset of a viral infection that attacked his heart.BORNHe was born July 15, 2003, in Chicago, IL and welcomed home by three sisters and one brother: Tatianna (10), Taketa (9), Boyce Jr "Jay" (8), and Molly (6).LIFE NOTESJeremiah loved his brother and sisters. Jay could make Jeremiah smile even when he was fussy; he always went to sleep easily Read More…

Frank Miklos Jr.

Sep 24,1942 — Jan 06,2004

FRANK T. MIKLOS of Manitowish Waters, WI passed away unexpectedly, Jan 6, 2004 when he was stricken with a fatal heart attack at his home. He was born September 24, 1942 in Chicago, IL, the son of Frank and Eleanor (Michalek) Miklos. Frank grew up in the Chicago area and following graduation from high school, joined the U.S. Air Force. He served his country for eight years as an aircraft mechanic during the Viet Nam War. Returning home, he put Read More…

Horace Snedeker

Mar 20,1912 — Jan 06,2004

HORACE SNEDEKERage 91 of Big Rock, IL, passed away peacefully, Tuesday evening, January 6, 2004 at the McAuley Manor, Aurora after suffering a series of strokes. BORNHe was born March 20, 1912 in Carthage, South Dakota, the son of William Edwin and Martha Ellen Osburn. CHILDHOOD / EDUCATIONHorace grew up in the Carthage farming community and was united in marriage to Leona Corbin on April 27, 1932in Howard, South Dakota. They farmed in Carthage, through the worst years of drought Read More…

Donald Siebert

Aug 14,1933 — Jan 05,2004

DONALD SIEBERT, of Elburn, passed away at Provena Mercy Center Hospital, Aurora, early Sunday morning, January 5, 2004 following a recent stroke.BORNHe was born August 14, 1933, in Aurora, IL, the son of Carl and Ingrid (Michelson) Siebert. CHILDHOOD / EDUCATION / MILITARYDon grew up in the Yorkville area where he graduated from high school and soon afterward was drafted into the Army where he served in Germany during the Korean War. Returning home in the late fifties, he was Read More…