Monday, February 11, 2013
Bixby was a Sunday school teacher and Girl Scout leader, in addition to working at the library.
Monday, February 11
The following obituary is from Kelley Spalding Funeral Home: Dorothy Ellen Bixby, 92, of Deerfield, passed away February 9, 2013. Beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of Susan Sandholm and Janet Bixby; cherished grandmother of Sarah Sandholm (Ken Friedberg) and Tim (Holly) Sandholm; adoring great-grandmother of Joshua and Matthew Friedberg; dear sister of Don (Claire) Mercer and Cynthia Parham; and fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her sisters: Margaret Stewart, Ruth McCollum, Marian Lowry, Alice Allen and Beth Williams. Dorothy and Bill met while attending Northern Illinois Teachers College and married in 1946. She was a teacher, Sunday school teacher, Girl Scout leader and worked for many …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Wunrow, of Deerfield, will be remembered at a memorial service Saturday.
Monday, January 28
The following obituary is from Kelley Spalding Funeral Home: Richard G. Wunrow, 80, of Deerfield, passed away January 24, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne, nee Rankin; loving father of Karl (Erin) and Kristi (David) Dabertin; cherished grandfather of Caroline and Olivia. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:30 am at Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, 1787 Deerfield Rd., Highland Park, IL. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Lake County Regional Office, 100 Tri-State Int. #125, Lincolnshire, IL 60069.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Manning was beloved by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who affectionately called him 'the old grouch.'
Monday, January 21
The following obituary is from Kelley Spalding Funeral Home: Giles Manning Lowe, 83, of Deerfield, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on January 17, 2013 in Libertyville, IL. Born February 5, 1929 in Adrian, GA to Bertha, nee Toole, and Henry Lowe. Giles was patriotic and proud of serving his country and retiring in 1967 as a Master Chief in the United States Navy. He leaves behind many friends in Mission, TX, where he and Helen lived for many years. Giles received great joy from his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He often said to many, “All grandchildren are great grandchildren”, and relished being called “the old grouch” by his grandchildren, who fully acknowledged that he was anything but. He loved exploring and …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Internet pioneer died this weekend in an apparent suicide. He was a student at North Shore Country Day School and grew up in Highland Park. His funeral is Tuesday morning.
Teachers and administrators at North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka remember former student Aaron Swartz as extremely intelligent and curious. Swartz, an Internet activist, co-creator of social news website Reddit and founder of Demand Progress, was found dead in an apparent suicide on Friday in his apartment in Brooklyn. He was 26. Swartz grew up in neighboring Highland Park and attended North Shore Country Day School through ninth grade. “He was a very creative boy and a very clever and bright child,” said Pam Whalley, head of lower school. “He was always engaged in school work. He loved … the creative opportunities he had here.” Whalley also noted that Swartz demonstrated the ability to tackle complex problems at a young age. “He…
Friday, January 11, 2013
McCarthy, of Deerfield, passed away Jan. 9.
Friday, January 11
The following obituary is from Kelley Spalding Funeral Home: Bradford William McCarthy, 57, of Deerfield, passed away January 9, 2013. Loving father of Caitlin and Kevin; adored grandfather of Alli; beloved brother of Lisa Freeman, Susan (Richard) Baker, Laura Brennan (Norm Luganbiel) and Amy L. McCarthy; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews; and cherished son of the late Elizabeth and Robert W. McCarthy. A visitation will be held Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 11 am until time of service 1 pm at Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, 1787 Deerfield Rd., Highland Park, IL. Interment private.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Retired McDonald’s CEO Fred Turner of Deerfield, who died Monday at 80, was one of Ray Kroc's first employees. He helped build Village’s Patty Turner Center in memory of his wife.
(Update at 4:45 a.m.) Fred Turner, a longtime Deerfield resident and retired CEO of McDonald’s who died Monday at 80 was the driving force behind the establishment of the Village’s Patty Turner Center. Turner’s late wife, Patty Turner, was an active in senior programming with the Deerfield Park District, according to Park District Communications Director Darla Kuhs. Patty Turner died Oct. 10, 2000, at 67, according to the Chicago Tribune. After his wife’s death, Turner, his family and friends made a large donation toward the establishment of a senior center in Deerfield in partnership with the Park District and the Village, according to Kuhs. “Fred Turner, a long time Deerfield resident, whose wife Patty was very active in Deerfield Park …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Keefer, 77, of Deerfield taught at Holy Cross School for 20 years. Visitation is Thursday and her funeral is Friday.
The following obituary is from Kelley Spalding Funeral Home. Carole J. Keefer nee Lemm, 77, long-time resident of Deerfield, passed away January 1, 2013. Carole taught at Holy Cross School in Deerfield for 20 years. She was a very active volunteer at Holy Cross and St. Malachy’s School in Chicago. Beloved wife of Guy; loving mother Guy William (Maria), Teresa (Stuart) Goldstein and Kathleen (Robert) Parks; cherished grandmother of James Keefer, Cassidy and Nicholas Wilson, Alexander and Kristy Goldstein, Keefer, Michael and Alexander Huffhines and Sara and Sadie Parks; dear sister of William (Nancy) Lemm; dear aunt of Bonnie, Debbie, Karen, Rosemary and Gregory; dear sister-in-law of David (Dorothy) Keefer. She was preceded in death by …
Weber, 87, of Deerfield, was the associate superintendent of High School District 214 in Arlington Heights and assistant superintendent of District 107 in Highland Park. He served as a B24 flight engineer in WWII.
The following obituary is from Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home: Robert G. Weber, 87, of Deerfield, passed away December 27, 2012. He was a B24 Flight Engineer in the Army Air Corps during WWII. Robert was a lifelong educator, becoming Associate Superintendent of High School District 214 in Arlington Heights, Assistant Superintendent of District 107 in Highland Park and Past President of IASBO. He was a longtime Scout Master for BSA Troop 52. Robert was also a member of the Deerfield American Legion, Optimist Club in Deerfield and an Elder at the Presbyterian Church of Deerfield. Beloved husband of Virginia; loving father of Vicki Weber (Bob) Iliff and James J. (Julie) Weber; cherished grandfather of Megan (Adam) Smallwood and Alexander …
Her funeral services are Thursday at noon.
Wednesday, January 2
Janet Novak Goldberg. 52, has passed away. She was the beloved wife of Richard Goldberg, the loving mother of Deborah Samantha Novak Goldberg and Rachel Elana Novak Goldberg, cherished daughter of Helen and Russell Novak and dear sister of James Novak. Services are Thursday at noon at Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 1201 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield. Interment is at Sunset Memorial Lawns. Memorials in her memory to Susan G Komen for the Cure. PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265 www.komen.org or to OSRUI Camperships, 1121 Lake Cook Road, Suite D. Deerfield, IL 60015 www.osrui.urjcamps.org/give/scholarship would be appreciated. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals-Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Services have been scheduled for Gary L. Erlandson.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Gary L. Erlandson, 73, went home to be with his Lord & Savior on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at his home in Lincoln, NE. He was born March 3, 1939, in Gothenburg, NE, was a 1957 graduate of Gothenburg High School, attended Colorado State University and received his MBA at Lake Forest College. Gary was the vice president of finance at Trinity International University in Deerfield for over 30 years and was a former member of the Evangelical Free Church In Libertyville. Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Erlandson (nee Jensen), whom he married in 2004; children, Cheryl (Bradley) McKown of Independence, MN and Scott (Suzanne) Erlandson of Libertyville; grandchildren, Judson and Jane McKown, and Tyler, Krista and Kyle Erlandson. Gary is also survived …