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Obituaries

  1. Marilyn Jean Christle

    October 26, 2016

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    Marilyn Jean Christle, 75 of Sycamore, died Monday, October 24, 2016 at her home.  The daughter of Edison Charles and Mildred Evelyn (Brokaw) Elliott she was born November 6, 1940 in Rockford, IL.

    She enjoyed proper appearance and made everything around her beautiful.  Marilyn loved cross-stitch, beading, gardening, and spending time with her family, especially at the lake.  She also loved to travel from her early days as a TWA stewardess and her adventures in Europe up to cross-country trips with her husband.

    She is preceded in death by her ...
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  2. Tomasa Servin De Guzman

    October 14, 2016

    Photo2-Guzman, TomasaTomasa Servin De Guzman, 87, of Carpentersville, died Thursday,  October 13, 2016 at her home.  The daughter of Margarito and Valentina (Rodriguez) Servin, she was born January 28, 1929 in Jaral Del Refugio, Acambaro, GTO., Mexico.

    She enjoyed cooking for her friends and family, and she was a great help to other families in their times of need and helping with their children.  She was greatly loved by her family and will be sorrowfully missed.

    Tomasa is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband Fulgencio Guzman of over 60 years in ...
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  3. Frances Jean Volkman

    Frances Jean Volkman, 79 years, passed away on September 26 in Elgin.
    She was born July 31, 1937 in Williamsport, Indiana, the daughter of Lowell and Stellamae Bosworth (nee Aldridge).
    Frances is survived by her husband, Edward A. Volkman, three children: Sherry (Jim) Reinert, Cindy (Tim) Parcel and Jeff (Cindy) Volkman and six grandchildren: Cheyenne, Gunner, Noel, Morgan, Jeff Jr. and Candi.
    Francis will be laid to rest in a private service at Williamsport Cemetery in Williamsport, Indiana on Saturday, October 15, ...
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  4. Doris A. Keating (nee Fischer)

    Doris A. (Fischer) Keating, born in Vermilon, Alberta, Canada on August 24, 1918 passed away on September 11, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.  

    At the age of 6, she immigrated to the United States with her parents Benno and Jane Fischer, sister Josephine and brothers Thomas, William, and Benno. The family settled in Elgin, Illinois.  

    On May 30, 1940, Doris married John R. Keating who preceded her in death in 1972. While living in Elgin, Doris was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. She was an employee of Beck’s Office and Supply Store in downtown Elgin for over ...
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  5. Margaret E. Curl

    October 11, 2016

    Margaret Elizabeth Curl, 88 of South Elgin died Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin.  The daughter of John and Anna (Ondarko) Garber,  Margaret was born November 30, 1927 in Rossiter, PA.

    Margaret is preceded in death by her husband Russell of 50 years in 2007; her parents; one son Robert in 1996.

    She is survived by one sister Elizabeth Garbin of Huntley; one nephew Stephen Garbin of Pingree Grove; one niece Deborah Siesennop of Crystal Lake. 

    Graveside services will be held Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Mansfield Cemetery, Blue Ridge Township, IL (Peoria), with Fr.  Jim Henning of Sacred ...
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