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Obituaries

  1. Charles Eugene Karner

    July 31, 2008

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    Charles Eugene Karner, 69, of Elgin went home to meet the Lord July 31, 2008. Born in Geneva, Illinois on April 18, 1939, he was the son of George Karner and Emily (nee Lange) Karner.

    Chuck was a graduate of St. Edward Catholic High School; in addition, he attended DeVry Tech in Wheaton. He was also a 41 year member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin, and a member of the Elgin Country Club. He worked as a cement finisher for many years and worked his way ...
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  2. Lula Mae Taylor

    July 24, 2008

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    Lula Mae Taylor, 74, of Elgin died Thursday, July 24, 2008 at Sherman Hospital. Born in Sallis, Mississippi on October 8, 1933, she was the daughter of Jordan and Patsy (Boatman) Malone.

    Lula is preceded in death by her parents, Jordan and Patsy Malone; husband, Arlanders Taylor; son, James Evans; 2 brothers, Willie B. Malone and Effie Malone; and 3 sisters Mary Williams, Mazell Malone and Lavell Gilliam.

    She is survived by her 4 children, Willie Evans, Arlanders Taylor, Jr., Arlesa Taylor, and Rodney Taylor; 7 grandchildren, ...
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  3. Gloria Jean Williams

    July 23, 2008

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    Gloria Jean Williams, 48, of Elgin died Tuesday, July 23, 2008 at Sherman Hospital. Born in Jackson, Tennessee on May 4, 1960, she was the daughter of Ervin Williams and Georgianna (Anderson-Williams) Haynes.

    Gloria was a graduate of Larkin High School. She completed Cosmetology School in Elgin and also attended Elgin Community College and obtained a CNA Certificate. She then worked as a private duty nurse for several years and was also employed at Elgin Mental Health Center. Gloria will be remembered as a women who enjoyed life ...
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  4. Charlotte Wolfe

    July 2, 2008

    Charlotte Wolfe, 97 of Elgin, died July 2, 2008 at Heritage Manor, Elgin. Born September 7, 1910 in Eden, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of Harold and Eda Mae (Rogers) Ellis.

    She was a tough and dominant individual, but a kind, sweet, gentle, and loving mother. She was a member and volunteer of the Jewish Mission of Syracuse, NY.

    Charlotte was preceded in death by two daughters, Helen Lynch, and Josephine Swanson; 11 siblings.

    She is survived by one son, James (Donna) Swanson of Romulus, NY. (and their eight children), one daughter, Susan Visser of Elgin; grandsons, David Wicks, Randall Francisco, ...
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