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Obituaries

  1. Patricia L. Hagel

    March 28, 2009

    Patricia L. Hagel, 77, of Elgin, died on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at Sherman Hospital. Born on April 28, 1931 in Bloomington, IL, she was the daughter of Brady and Mabel (Craig) Mattingly.

    She has been an Elgin area resident since 1955. Prior to her marriage to Raymond Hagel in 1961, she was employed as a secretary at the David C. Cook Publishing Co. in Elgin. Pat has been president of the Wing School PTA, president of the Elgin Day Care Center, secretary for Friends of Judson and secretary/treasurer for the Tyler Towers Condominiums. Pat, Ray and their daughter, Carla, ...
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  2. Osvaldo Ruiz

    March 27, 2009

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    Osvaldo Ruiz, 5, of Elgin died March 27, 2009 at his home. Born in Chicago on June 7, 2003, he was the son of Maria del Socorro and Jose Ruiz.

    He is survived by his parents; step-father, Feliciano Garcia; siblings, Alejandro, Carmen, Jonathan, Jessica, Edgar, Jose, Ashley, Anhum and Matthew; and many friends and family.

    Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 9:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin, Pastor Margaret Alarcon, Discovery Church, officiating. Burial ...
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  3. Carol J. Fitchie

    March 21, 2009

    Carol J. Fitchie, 60, of Elgin died Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Provena St. Joseph Hospital. Born in Elgin on April 13, 1948, she was the daughter of Edwin and Wilda (Whalen) Heath.

    She was a lifelong resident of Elgin. She worked for the Candy Cane Restaurant in Elgin, Gromer’s Supermarket, and Dr. Daniel Sula, DDS. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a wonderful friend to everyone she met.

    Carol is preceded in death by her parents, maternal grandparents, Robert and Lelah Whalen; and great-nieces, Meghan Pfortmiller and Kaylee Barnwell.

    She is survived by her daughter, ...
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  4. Dorothy T. Battles

    March 16, 2009

    Dorothy T. Battles, 66, of Elgin, died Monday, March 16, 2009 at Provena St. Joseph Hospital. Born on February 12, 1943, she was the daughter of Prince Richardson and Cornelia Agnew.

    She is preceded in death by her son, Kevin Turner.

    Dorothy is survived by her husband of 42 years, Isaac Battles; children, Gail (Willie) Jones, Danny Turner, Deborah Dean, Darryl Turner, Corey Battles and Greg Battles; and many friends and family.

    Visitation will be held Saturday, March 21, 2009 from 9:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 10:00 AM at Bethesda Church of God in Christ, 454 Hickory Place, Elgin, ...
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