Monday, May 6, 2013
Jan Strube Flemming spent her forty-year career in the Wholesale Produce Business in Chicago as part of the family business Strube Celery and Vegetable Company.
Courtesy of Donnellan Family Funeral Services Jan Fleming, age 67 of Chicago, IL. Wife of Tim Fleming, Sr.; mother of Tim, Jr. (Lisa) and Chris (Kristin) Fleming; grandmother of Stuart, Brianna, Sydney and Jacob; daughter of Helen and the late Bob Strube, Sr.; sister of Bob (Sue) Strube, Jr. Forty- year career in the Wholesale Produce Business in Chicago as part of the family business Strube Celery and Vegetable Company. Honored Produce Women of the Year, Produce Person of the Year, and Distinguished Service Award Luther College Decorah, IA. For funeral information contact (847) 675-1990 or www.donnellanfuneral.com. A funeral was held at the North Shore United Methodist Church in Glencoe on Monday.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Audrey Buol nee Georgan died at the age of 93.
The following obituary is courtesy of Donnellan Family Funeral Services. Audrey Buol nee Georgan, age 93, of Wheeling, formerly of Chicago and Glenview. Beloved wife of the late Vernon H. Buol; loving mother of James (Marsha) Buol of Glen Ellyn, Kimberley (Robert) Ribordy of Northfield, and Christopher Buol of Wheaton; cherished grandmother of Alexandra Buol, Elizabeth and Ryan Ribordy, Mark, Samantha and Bear Buol; adoring daughter of the late James and Elizabeth "Betty" Georgan nee Dratz. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 18, 2013, 2:00 PM at Saint Philip the Apostle Church, 1962 Old Willow Road, Northfield, Illinois 60093.
Friday, April 26, 2013
John Deahl was a proud World War Two veteran and member of the Winnetka Bible Church
Courtesy of Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home John J. Deahl, 90 was the beloved husband of Betty; loving father of Suzanne (Duane) Prather, Peter (Bonnie), Tim (Pam) and Nancy (Byron) Barkules; proud grandfather of 11 and very proud great-grandfather of 6. John was a proud WWII Naval Veteran. He was also a member of Winnetka Bible Church. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4-8 PM at Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home, 1100 Greenleaf Avenue, Wilmette, IL. Lying in state will be Wednesday from 9:15 AM at Winnetka Bible Church, 555 Birch Street, Winnetka, IL 847-446-7523 until 9:45 AM, with services starting at 10:00 AM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Winnetka Bible Church Missions. Info: Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home 847…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Ann Whitfield Roberts grew up in Winnetka and worked for Time-Life Magazine and a theatrical agency in New York City before moving to Northfield.
Thursday, April 25
Courtesy of Donnellan Family Funeral Services Ann Whitfield Roberts died peacefully on April 16th from Alzheimer’s disease and other medical complications. She grew up in Winnetka, IL, where she attended North Shore Country Day School through the 9th grade. She attended and graduated from Westover School, Middlebury, CT in 1953. After earning an Associate of Arts degree from Briarcliff Jr. College in Briartcliff Manor, NY in 1955, she worked in New York City for Time-Life Magazine and then a Theatrical Agency where Peter Falk and Bradford Dillman were clients. While in New York, she met John H. Roberts who was serving in the U. S. Navy and they were married in March 1957. They moved to Grosse Pointe, MI in 1958 where their daughter, Juli …
Robert Braasch is survived by a large family and group of friends.
Obituary courtesy of Donnellan Family Funeral Services Robert J. Braasch, Sr., age 69, of Northfield, IL died suddenly. He was the beloved and loving husband to Virginia D. Braasch nee Colsant; loving father of Robert, Jr. (Kathleen) Braasch, Kristin (Michael) McDermott, Brian (Patty) Braasch, Michael (Corry) Braasch, Daniel (Katie) Braasch and Matthew Braasch; proud grandfather of Connor, Molly, Robert Liam, Dillon, Hanna, Olivia, the late Angel Gavin, Matthew, Maddie, Tommy, Charlie, Kaylee, Emily, Maggie and Michael; loving son of the late William and the late Virginia Braasch; dear brother of Mary Gin (the late Bob) Harrington, William (Sue) Braasch, Joanne (Kerry) Collins, the late Ellen (Joe) Garvey and the late Kathy (Bob) Major; …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Charlene M. James lived in Northfield, and formerly lived in Glenview.
Charlene M. James, nee Main of Northfield, formerly of Glenview passed away on April 8 at the age of 85. She was the beloved wife of the late William M. James, Jr.; the loving mother of Lynn James (Anne Madsen), Deborah (Gerald) Weinmann, Marcy (Jay) Kleeman and Leslie James-Cook (Tony); the dear grandmother of Mark (Shiela) Hayes, Kathryn Weinmann (Douglas Bailey), Laura Weinmann, Christine Weinmann, John Kleeman and Aubrey Cook and the great-grandmother of four. This obituary is courtesy of Donnellan Family Funeral Services.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Nona Cox taught U.S. History, Political Science and Modern China at NTHS, and also studied in England and China.
Nona Cox, age 86 of Chicago was the best friend and sister of the late Adele M. Cox. Miss Cox received a Bachelor’s degree from Loyola University, Chicago, IL and a Master’s degree from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL both in History, with sabbatical studies at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England and in China during the early 1970s. Miss Cox was the former assistant to the late Governor & Ambassador Adlai Stevenson, II and the former teacher of U.S. History, Political Science and Modern China (1965 to 1983) at New Trier High School. A memorial service is set for April 11 at 4 p.m. at the Donnellan Family Funeral Services, located at 10045 Skokie Boulevard in Skokie. Interment is private, and will be held at Calvary Cemetary …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Lind, of Winnetka, founded one of the nation’s largest discount futures brokerages. He was hit by a car in California Wednesday.
Winnetka resident, monetary markets pioneer, co-creator of the International Monetary Market and former Chicago Mercantile Exchange board of directors member Barry Lind, 74, died after being hit by a car in Rancho Mirage in California on Wednesday night, the Chicago Tribune reported. Authorities in Riverside County, CA. told the Chicago Tribune that Lind was crossing a street to assist someone else that had been involved in a traffic accident when he was hit by a car. While the accident remains under investigation, it dos not appear that alcohol was a factor in the crash. Lind began working at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in 1962 and founded the brokerage firm Lind-Waldock and Co. in 1965, which was one of the first firms to market …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Internet pioneer passed away 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 Highland Park and attended North Shore Country Day School through 9th 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 was always …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Services for the Wilmette resident will be held at 10 a.m. Friday.