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  1. Margaret Warren

    August 14, 2012


    Margaret Warren, 91, of Elgin, died Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at home. She was the daughter of Hermina and Anthony Klemp of Highland Park, IL.

    Margaret is preceded in death by her parents and sister Dorothy Schneider.

    Margaret is survived by her husband David of 66 years. Five children, Cynthia (Michael) Camacho, Michael (Jeanne) Warren, Nita Warren, Donna Warren and Robert (Sandra) Warren.  Eight grandchildren, Tina (Jennifer) Robbins, Vincent (Teresa) Camacho, Victoria Marshall, Dan, Alyn, and Mark Wilks, Matthias, and Samantha Warren. Two great-grandchildren. Maliyah Marshall and Evette Camacho.  Sister Verona Gage and ...
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  2. Helen Josephine Kalter Long Karnold

    August 13, 2012


    Helen Karnold of Elgin, IL was 107 years old when she passed away on August 13, 2012. Helen was born to Michael Kalter and Katherine Heinzen Kalter on March 19, 1905. 

    Helen is survived by her son, Raymond Long, 10 of her 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren.   Preceding her in death was her daughter, Virginia Oliver, her husbands,  Edward Long & Gus Karnold, and  her eight siblings:  John, Eleanor, Florence, Betty, Ray, Clara, Louise, and Clarence.

    When asked to share her secret for a long life, she responded, “You need to be kind, ...
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  3. Ethel R Dipper

    August 6, 2012


    Ethel R (Siems) Dipper, 88, of Eglin, died quietly in her sleep Monday, August 6, 2012.

    She is survived by her children Jean Denk (Elgin), Renee Ferguson (Houston TX), Anthony (Barbara) Lopez (Elgin); 12 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. 

    She was a life member of Elgin VFW Post 1307 Ladies Auxiliary.

    She was preceded in death by first husband Anthony T Lopez (1977), late husband George D Dipper (2004) and daughter Vickie A Born (2011).

    Visitation is Thursday, August 9, 2012 from  10am til noon at the funeral home.  Burial follows at Lakewood Memorial Park, ...
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