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Obituaries

  1. Florence (Flo) Fierke

    January 14, 2019

    Portrait-Flo, FierckFlorence (Flo) Fierke, 69, lifelong resident of Elgin, Illinois, was born on November 30, 1949 to Lewis and Zora (Brown) Tucker. Florence passed away peacefully on January 11th at home surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer.

    Florence worked for Jewel-Osco in Elgin for twenty-six  years. After retiring from Jewel, she worked at Fisher’s Harley- Davidson for five years. During her younger years, she loved to go to the racetrack  and enjoyed motorcycle excursions and events. Florence enjoyed cooking, baking, and listening to music, as well as ...
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  2. Joseph Robert Dieckman

    January 10, 2019

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    Joseph Robert Dieckman, 78, of Elgin, IL passed away on January 6th surrounded by his family.  He passed away due to complications from cancer.

    Joe was born in Litchfield, IL on December 19, 1940.  At the age of seven, he and his family moved to a farm on the westside of Elgin. Joe attended Burlington High and joined the military in 1958.  He was a Ranger in the Army and was honorably discharged in 1961. On returning home from the service, Joe worked in construction before attending Western Illinois where ...
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  3. Delfina Aguirre Martinez

    January 7, 2019

    Portrait-DelfinaDelfina Aguirre Martínez went home with the Lord on  Tuesday,  January  02, 2019 at the age of 92. She was born July 05, 1926 in Lagunillas, Mexico to Jose Aguirre Villa and Francisca Martinez Pedraza.

    Delfina truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with friends and family, taking care of her garden and reading her Bible. She had the ability to reach people in a deep and positive way. She was a strong, compassionate woman of faith and an intercessor with a loving, pure heart and a ...
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  4. Dorothy L. Heneise

    January 3, 2019

    Dorothy HeneiseDorothy Lillian Ruth Heneise, nee Long, of East Dundee, Illinois died in Christ (Romans 6:3-6) on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

    Dorothy was born on March 25, 1940 in Chicago, moving to Elgin with her parents when she was 12 years old. She attended Grant School, Abbott Jr. High, and Elgin High School, graduating with the class of 1958. Over the years, she was employed by McGraw’s, Lee Ward’s, Spiegel Catalogue, and Firstcard. She was a very competent and detailed bookkeeper, secretary, and volunteer income tax preparer.

    She married Ray Heneise on August ...
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  5. David Michael Bartelt

    January 2, 2019

    David M. Bartelt, 63, of Elgin, died at his home on Monday, December 31, 2018.

    Born in Elgin on April 1, 1955 he was the son of Dorothy (Ehorn) and Edward Bartelt.

    Service will be private and is being handled by O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home in Elgin. To leave a condolence, please visit us on Facebook or on our website, ...
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