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Obituaries

  1. Vernon Sveinson

    June 27, 2014

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    Vernon Sveinson,  76 of South Elgin died Friday, June 27th.  Born January 5, 1938 in Chicago, he was the son of Haldor and Zelma (Rowe) Sveinson.

    He was an expert carpenter and a superintendent in the Carpenter’s Local Union for many years, and was a proud member of the Elgin Riverside Club for over 50 years.  Vernon was an avid sports enthusiast.  He was also a devoted and generous Uncle.

    Vernon is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Eunice Kuhn, 2009.

    He is survived by one daughter, Kathy of Colorado; one ...
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  2. Toby Ann Haas

    June 24, 2014

    Toby Ann Haas, 66, passed away at 7:15am on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Rainbow Hospice Ark in Park Ridge Illinois.  Toby was born on February 10, 1948 to the parents of Samuel and Gwendolyn (Preece) Haas.  She is survived by three siblings and many nieces and nephews.  Burial will be private. For more information, please contact O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home. ...
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  3. Allen Joseph Schmalfeldt

    Allen Joseph Schmalfeldt, 47, died at 12:20am on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Advocate Sherman Hospital. Allan was born to the parents of Gene and Josephine (Giglitto) Schmalfeldt. He was a longtime resident of Little Angel’s long term care facility. He will be greatly missed by family as well as all who knew him. Burial is private.

    For more information please call O’Connor – Leetz funeral Home, Elgin.  (847) 741-1400 
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  4. Opher D. Campbell

    June 19, 2014

    Opher D. Campbell, 70 of Elgin died Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Sherman Hospital.  The daughter of Henry and Olivia (Hudson) Campbell, she was born April 16, 1944 in Parkin, Arkansas.

    She was a member of Grace Community Ministries, and a past member of Bethesda COGIC, Elgin.  She loved her family, and was considered by all to the family chef.

    She is preceded in death by her parents; 4 brothers, and two sisters.

    Opher is survived by one son Mickey (Danielle) Thomas of Elgin; one daughter Chasity Thomas, South Carolina; three grandchildren; two sisters, a very special friend James Dorsey, a host ...
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  5. Patricia Meilahn

    June 16, 2014

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    Patricia L. Meilahn, 70 of Streamwood died Monday, June 16, 2014 at Lexington Healthcare Center.    Born February 27, 1944, the daughter of Marcus and Doris-Jean (Smith) Meilahn in Chicago, IL.

    Patricia attended Valparaiso College, worked in Nursing Centers in Housekeeping, loved fishing and photography.

    She is preceded by her father, one brother-in-law, Ray Gignac.

    Patricia is survived by her mother; 3 sisters, Jane (Jay) Davis, Rebecca Gignac, and Janet Meilahn; 5 brothers, Robert (Linda), Steve (Marsha), John (Kary), Richard, and Mark (Stacy) Meilahn; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

    Visitation will be held Saturday, ...
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