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Obituaries

  1. Thomas A. Huntley

    August 29, 2018

    Thomas A. Huntley, 71, of Rockford, died Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Alden Debes Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Rockford.

    Son of Ruth (Hawkins) and Thomas Stilwell Huntley III, Thomas was born December 26, 1946 in Elgin.

    Thomas attended Elgin High School, graduating in 1964 and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1968 from Carroll College in Wisconsin.

    Thomas is preceded in death by his parents and is survived by brother, John (Diane) Huntley, nieces; Jacquelyn Huntley and Catherine Huntley.

    Arrangements have been entrusted to O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home in Elgin. Please call 847-741-1400 for more ...
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  2. Ervin Louis Dieckhoff

    August 28, 2018

    Pic-DErvin Louis Dieckhoff, 75, of Hampshire, passed away Friday August 24th 2018 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin Illinois.

    He was born March 23rd 1943 in Elmhurst Illinois to Fred and Elvira (Oltendorf) Dieckhoff and was raised on a dairy farm.  Erv earned an associate degree from Elgin Community College and graduated from DeVry.  He was employed by GE Healthcare as a support engineer for over 34 years.

    Erv was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Elgin. He served on the council as well as  sang in the choir.   He ...
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  3. Andrea Aguina

    Andrea AguinaAndrea Aguina, 81 passed away on Friday 8/24/2018; 7pm at Sherman Hospital of Congestive Heart Failure .

    Andrea was born on February 26, 1937.  She grew up in Chicago, IL in the Back of the Yards area. 

    She was a member of the Mary McDowell Settlement house located in the Stock-Yards District.

    She was a den mother for the Cub Scouts and Brownie leader for the Girl Scouts where her sons and daughter were involved.

    Andrea became the Women’s President and Treasurer at both churches she attended later in life (one of ...
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  4. Mary L. Ortiz

    August 14, 2018

    Ortiz, MaryMary L. Ortiz, 80, passed away in her home surrounded by loved ones on the morning of Monday, August 13th.

    Mary was born July 20, 1938 in Elgin to Joseph and Caroline (Rodriguez) Torres. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic School. In her later years, she worked at Shedds a division of Van den Bergh Foods Company, where she retired from. Mary was a sassy, independent and strong-willed woman. She loved spending time with family while sitting on her backyard deck listening to music. Mary was a ...
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  5. Shawin Devell Haugabook

    August 1, 2018

    ppicShawinShawin Darvell Haugabook, 46, of Carpentersville, Illinois, was born on March 7,1972 in Chicago, Illinois. God called him home on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

    Shawin was raised by Conwell Carrington, and Mary Carrington-Grey, in a household of 9 children. Shawin spent his early years as a student of Easter Seal, and he attended Abbott Middle School. In 1987 Shawin was chosen to represent the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Chicago. He was their Poster Child spoke person. He met with Governor Jim Thompson, Mayoral Harold Washington, Oprah Winfrey, along ...
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