Alois F. "Ollie" Oliver

Alois F. “Ollie” Oliver, WWII U.S. Navy Veteran.

Beloved husband of Dorothy nee Scherrer for 66 years.

Loving father of Michael (Mary) Oliver, Geralyn (Robert) DeCarlo,  Patrick (Ann) Oliver, Peggy (Frank) Murray, Steven (Debra) Oliver, John (Angela) Oliver,  Robert (Molly) Oliver & the late Timothy Oliver & Mary Jo Oliver.

Cherished grandfather of Molly, Claire, Elizabeth, Anthony (Julie), Joseph, Kathleen, Gordon, Helen, Mary Kate, Frankie, Donald (Chastyn), Mark, Alexandra, Jack, Daniel, Emily & the late Grace.

Proud great grandfather of Madison & Gabriella.

Dear brother of the late George (Ann) Oliver.

Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Friday 9:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Thursday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

Longtime Volunteer for Vitas Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Misericordia, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL., 60660 or American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 550, Chicago, IL., 60631 would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                        

  

 

 

Nancy Jean Grasso

Nancy Jean Grasso nee Petersen passed away peacefully surrounded by her treasured family.

Beloved and devoted wife of Patrick Grasso.

Cherished mother of Patrick (Kim) Grasso, Kristen (Damian) Woszczak & Robert (Allison) Grasso.

Proud grandmother of Karsen, Charlie, Kaylie, Gabriella, Olivia, Khloe & Ava.

Loving sister of Barbara (Jay) Hathcock & Bob (Karen) Petersen.

Dear aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Thursday 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Our Lady of the Woods Church, Orland Park for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Wednesday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walter G. Kuenster

Walter G. Kuenster, 90 years, U.S. Army Veteran.

Beloved best friend of Ingeborg nee Rohden for over 50 years.

Cherished father of Renee (Deane) Kuenster-O’Connell & Kim (Dan) Correnti.

Loving & proud grandfather of 4 and great grandfather of 2.

Dear brother of Gini & the late Gordy & Gary.

Treasured uncle & best friend of many.

Former owner of Custom Craft Exteriors in Oak Lawn for over 45 years.

Proud Army Veteran CIC (Counter Intelligence Corps).

Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at a later date.

All Services private.

Maxine F. Broderick

Maxine F. Broderick, suddenly. Late of Southaven, Mississippi formerly of Oak Lawn. 

Loving daughter of Laura Broderick and the late Doyle LaGrand. 

Cherished sister of Aimee and Katie Broderick. 

Beloved niece, friend, and cousin of many. 

Maxine was an animal lover and will be deeply missed by Tornado, Helena, Louie, Hades, Lola, Grizzly, and Zoiee. 

Memorial visitation date and time pending. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home.

 

Frances T. Krapil

Frances T. Krapil nee McElroy,  95 years.

Beloved mother of John (Gail) Krapil, Jim (Pat) Krapil, Tom (Myrick) Krapil, Bob (Debbie) Krapil, Phil (Karen) Krapil &  Susan (Ron) Rescigno.

Cherished grandmother of John, Jeanette, Kelly, Kim, Lyndsay, Jenna, Bob, Courtney, Jeff, Dominic, Jessie & the late Christopher.

Proud great grandmother of Jordan, Brandon, Jacqueline, Reis, Gianna, Emma,  Hayden, Hayden, Chase, Madie, Bob & Bentley.

Funeral Monday 8:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Linus Church for Mass at 9:30 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Sunday from 3 pm until 8 pm.

 

Jacqueline O'Connell

Jacqueline O’Connell

Beloved daughter of the late Theresa nee Mugfor & William O’Connell.

Treasured sister of Hugh “Joe” (Marijean) O’Connell.

Proud aunt of Laura (Jim) Crane & Brian O’Connell.

Cherished great aunt of  Michael, Nicholas, Marijo, Joseph & Sean.

Visitation Wednesday from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn.

Entombment and Prayers at St. Mary Cemetery.

 

 

Laverne Pilipauskas

Laverne R. Pilipauskas. 

Beloved wife of the late Charles. 

Loving mother of Kathleen Mrumlinski, Charles (Linda) Pilipauskas, Daniel (Kathy) Pilipauskas & David (Debra) Pilipauskas. 

Cherished grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of many. 

Dear friend to all who knew her. 

Funeral Saturday 10 am at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn. 

Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 9 pm

William Christoff

William “Bill” Christoff of Oak Lawn passed away May 7 at 9:45 pm surrounded by his family.  

Preceded in death by Sandy nee Gasper, his beloved wife of 32 years, and his oldest daughter, Christine. 

He is survived by his daughters, Marie (Eric) and Tanya (Doug) and his sisters Betty Ann (Bob) Jeropke and Judy Ann Lydon Gasper. 

Proud grandfather of many cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Devoted son of the late Bessie nee Voytek and William Christoff. 

Treasured uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

He will be especially missed by his cousins, whom he loved as siblings. 

Bill’s giving heart, selflessness, and caring nature will be missed by all.

Arrangements entrusted to Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, Oak Lawn.

 

Mary Jane Jennison

Mary Jane Jennison nee Smith.

Beloved wife of Richard H. Jennison for 69 years.

Cherished mother of Patricia (Edward) Prendergast, Richard A. (Tracy) Jennison, John (Maria) Jennison & Constance (Joseph) Cronin.

Devoted grandmother of Emily Hoyne, Scott (Evie) Prendergast, Andrew (Graeme), Alec, John (Diane) & Matthew Jennison, Courtney (Jaime) Nevarez, Cynthia Jennison, Crystal & Valerie Acosta, Ryan (Angie), Adam (Jessica), Jeremy (Sarah) & Patrick Prendergast.

Proud great grandmother of many whom she loved to the moon and back.

Dear sister of the late Harold “Hal” (Joanne) Smith.

Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Mary Jane was a teacher in Oak Lawn District 123 with over 35 years of dedicated service.

Funeral Friday 8:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church, Oak Lawn for Mass at 9:30 am.

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Thursday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Helen Weinfurter, R.S.M.

Sister  Helen Weinfurter, R.S.M. (Sister Carlina),

Beloved Sister of Mercy for 80 years.

Devoted daughter of the late Mary nee Linzmeyer & Joseph Weinfurter.

Happy to be sister of the late Roman, Florence, Rose & Joseph.

Proud aunt of 11 nieces & nephews.  Great aunt of many and their children.

Cherished friend of all in the Lyons family, relatives of her dear friend, Sister Margaret Lyons.

Visitation Monday May 14 at Mercy Circle, 3659 W. 99th St., in Chicago from 4:00 pm until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 7:00 pm.

Interment private.

Sister taught in schools in Chicago, Milwaukee and Seneca and spent many years as an English Professor at Saint Xavier University.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sisters of Mercy would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frank L. Calandriello

Frank L. Calandriello.

Beloved husband of Margaret nee Lonergan.

Loving father of Frank Calandriello,  Michael (Carol) Calandriello &  James Calandriello.

Cherished grandfather of Steven, Daniel (Jamie), Frank (Samantha), Katherine (Thomas Strehmann) & Shaylyn (Sean Seroka) & Michael Calandriello.

Proud great grandfather of  Cadence, Anna & Owen Calandriello.

Dear uncle, cousin & friend of many.

Funeral Saturday 8:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 9:30 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 8 pm.

MaryAnn Hardek

MaryAnn Hardek nee Watson.

Beloved wife, partner and confidant of John Hardek for 61 years.

Loving mother of Sherry (the late Michael) Cohen,  John (Ann) Hardek & MariAnn (Tony) Zalduendo.

Cherished Mammy of Zach, John, Morgan & Madison Cohen, Bridget, Marianne & John Hardek &  Catalina, Nick & Ava Zalduendo.

Devoted aunt, cousin & friend of many.

Funeral Saturday 9:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Germaine Church for mass at 10:30 am.

Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

MaryAnn was a woman ahead of her time. Faithful, loving, generous and compassionate. She will be deeply missed by all.

Rosemarie C. Dryjan Dryjanski

Rosemarie C. Dryjan Dryjanski nee Reeves. 

Beloved wife of the late Eugene Dryjanski. 

Loving mother of Kimberly (Thomas) Schulz & Lisa (John) Fabian. 

Cherished grandmother of Nicholas, Nadia, Andrew & Jack. 

Dear sister of Richard (Dorothy) Reeves & the late Barbara Reeves & Joseph (Judith) Reeves. 

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews. 

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn, where Services will take place Wednesday at 11 am. 

Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.

 Visitation Tuesday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

Jolanta R. Krempa

Jolanta R. Krempa nee Pazin. Beloved wife of the late Florian G. Krempa. Loving mother of Denise (Rev. Bill Moxey) Philip, Jerry (Cathy) Krempa & the late Randy Krempa. Cherished grandmother of Mike, Jeff, Dan & Greg Philip & Michael (Morgan), David (Masha) & Jessica Krempa.

Funeral Tuesday 10:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Linus Church for Mass at 11:00 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Tuesday from 8:30 am until time of prayers at 10:15 am.

Mildred R. Scolum

Mildred R. Scolum nee Rose. Beloved wife of the late Peter J. Scolum. Loving mother of the late Eleanor (late John) Termine, Josephine Raines & the late John (late Sheila) Scolum. Cherished grandmother of Brian (Terese) Fogarty, John (Patricia) Scolum, Cindy (Rich) Seavers, George (Lori) Scolum, Mark Raines, Pete (Sheila) Raines & the late Rick Raines. Treasured great grandmother of 16. Adored great-great grandmother of 5.

Funeral Monday 9:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Germaine Church for Mass at 10:30 am. 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Monday from 8:30 am until the time of prayers.

Sister Dorothy A. Burns

Sister Dorothy A. Burns, R.S.M., 84 years old, formerly known as Sister M. Lorraine, of Chicago. Beloved Sister of Mercy for 64 years. Loving daughter of the late Catherine nee Kirrane & James Burns. Dear sister of the late James (Rosemary) Burns & Patricia (Rod) Kath. Proud aunt of Mary Pat, Jim, Rod & Brad. Cherished great aunt of one niece & many nephews.

Visitation Thursday from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm with a Welcoming at 2:30 pm at Mercy Circle, 3659 W. 99th St., in Chicago.

Mass of Christian burial Friday at 10:00 am at Mercy Chapel, 3659 W. 99th St., in Chicago.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sisters of Mercy would be greatly appreciated.

 

Eugene A. Tebo

Eugene A. Tebo

Beloved husband of the late Barbara nee Lytle.

Loving father of Suzanne (Thomas) Glavin,  Beverly (Gary) Sowell & the late Karen (Joseph) LoRusso.

Cherished grandfather of Alex Lassandrello, Thomas (Carly) Lassandrello, Amy (Andrew) Rex, James (Laura) Lassandrello, Gary Sowell, Connor Sowell, Jennifer LoRusso, Joseph LoRusso, Katelyn (Dennis) Trujillo & Kelly LoRusso.

Proud great grandfather of David, Nolan, Grace, Benjamin & Jace.

Preceded in death by 4 brothers and 1 sister.

Dear uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Services will take place Saturday at 10:00 am.

Interment Lithuanian National Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Eleanora Holdgrafer, R.S.M.

Sister Eleanora Holdgrafer, R.S.M.

Beloved Sister of Mercy for 68 years.

Devoted daughter of the late Elizabeth nee Jost & John Holdgrafer.

Cherished sister of the late Joseph, Werner, Clarence & Arnold Holdgrafer, Irma Staebler, Marie Hames, Bernadette Ward & Leona Kennedy.

Proud aunt & great aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Visitation Monday April 30, 2018 at Mercy Circle, 3659 W. 99th St., in Chicago from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm with a Welcoming Service at 2:30 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday May 1, 2018, 11 am at Mercy Chapel, 3659 W. 99th St., in Chicago with a Visitation from 9:30 until 10:30 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sisters of Mercy would be greatly appreciated.

Beverly Rita Grogan

Beverly Rita Grogan nee Mahon.

Beloved wife of the late John E. Grogan.

Loving mother of Linda Grogan, John (Martha) Grogan, Daniel (fiancé Jenny) Grogan, Gerald (Jackie) Grogan, James Grogan & Jennifer (Gabino) Mendez.

Cherished grandmother of  Katie, Callan, Megan, John, Joseph, Rachel, Kylie, Daniel, Natalie, Mary & Robert.

Proud great grandmother of David & John Anthony.

Dear sister of Janice (Frank) Volpi,  Geraldine (the late Ron) Presbitero  & the late Patricia (Andrew) Deuerling.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Friday 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Sacred Heart Church, Palos Hills, for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Thursday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

 

Eric D. Miller

Eric D. Miller, Suddenly, of Hometown.

Beloved father of Andrea (Shane) Davis.

Cherished grandfather of Sydney & Jordyn Davis.

Loving cousin & friend of many.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., where Services will take place Monday at 10:00 am.

Interment private.

Visitation Sunday from 4 pm until 8 pm.

Dedicated Truck Driver with Holland Trucking Company for the last 2 years, former longtime employee of Bedford Trucking for many years.