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  1. Marjorie Alice Phoenix

    February 8, 2008


    Marjorie Alice Phoenix, 89, of Elgin died Friday, February 8, 2008 at ASTA Care Center, Elgin. Born in Sun Prairie, WI on February 15, 1918, she was the daughter of Murray O’Brien and Mary Malarkey.

    She worked at the Elgin Watch Factory for many years, and had a love for animals. She will be missed by family and friends.

    Marjorie is preceded in death by her parents, Murray O’Brien and Mary Malarky; brother, William O’Brien; sister, Dorothy Brian; brother-in-law, Robert Juby; sister-in-law, Donna O’Brien; and brother-in-law, George ...
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  2. Derrick L. Bey

    February 3, 2008


    Derrick L. Bey 29, of Chicago died Sunday, February 3, 2008. He was born March 13, 1978 in Gary, IN and was the son of Benjamin Bey and Karen Ketthavong.

    He was a member of the Elgin Westside Church of Christ. He will be loved and missed by his wife Jennifer Bey and 2 children daughter, Alazee Bey and son, Demari Bey of Elgin, IL, and step-son, Kiron White of Elgin, IL. He is survived by his mother, Karen D. Ketthavong of Chicago, IL, father, Benjamin (DeeDee) Bey ...
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  3. Toribia Hernandez

    February 1, 2008

    Toribia Hernandez, 80, of So. Elgin died Friday, February 1, 2008 at St. Alexius Medical Center. Born in Monolithe, CA on April 16, 1928, she was the daughter of Doraciano and Jesus (Solano) Chagoya.

    She spent her time knitting and sewing, and will be remembered for being a loving, cheerful mother and grandmother.

    Toribia was preceded in death by her husband, Irineo Hernandez.

    She is survived by 6 children, Lazaro Hernandez, Adelina (Jose) Hernandez, Elodia (Santiago) Chavez, Maria S. (Vicente) Gutierrez, Ana Hernandez, and Roberto Hernandez; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and ...
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  4. Louise Cole


    Louise Cole, 88 of Elgin died Friday, February 1, 2008 in her home. 

    She was born July 1, 1919 in Bessemer Mine, AL. She was the daughter of Ozzie Lyons. Louise was a devoted member of Second Baptist Church, Elgin.

    Louise was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother, and she was a care giver to all.

    She is proceeded in death by her mother; loving husband Dewitt Cole, Sr., of 41 years; 4 children; 8 grandchildren.

    She is survived by 7 ...
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