Alumnae Obituaries

Obituaries 1960s

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  • Class of 1966

    Diane Linda (Hageman) Dissell, age 60, of Somonauk, IL passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at her home after a long and courageous 15 year battle with several different types of cancer. She was born on October 14, 1948 in Cleveland, OH the daughter of George and Adeline (Wesbrock) Hageman. Diane was united in marriage on April 15, 1967 at St. Rita Cascia Catholic Church in Aurora, IL by Father Kulick to Samuel E. Dissell and they spent the next 42 happy years of their lives together. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and cousin who will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Diane was a member of the first graduating class in 1966 of the new Rosary High School in Aurora, IL. She then graduated from Operating Room Tech School in 1968. Diane then trained and graduated in 1970 as a Dental Assistant. She was employed for 18 years as the Human Resource Manager by Remline in Yorkville, IL. For the last eleven years she was employed as the Office Manager at Selective Label and Printing in Sugar Grove, IL. She is survived by her husband, Samuel E. Dissell of Somonauk; her two sons, Samuel Dissell, Jr. of Ottawa, IL and Daniel (Marci) Dissell of Somonauk, IL; her four grandchildren; her sister Dona (Bob) Harris of Yorkville, IL; her brother, George "Bud" Hageman of Ottawa, IL; her brothers-in-law, Richard Dissell and Jim Gallops of Ottawa, IL; her cousin, Rita Tuma of Somonauk, IL, several other cousins, and her longtime best friend, Pat Conden of Sandwich, IL; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Adeline Hageman; and her in-laws, Louis and Louise Dissell.

    Kathleen M. Kane, 66, of Aurora, passed away on Tuesday August 11, 2015 at Asbury Gardens. She was born September 9, 1948 in Evergreen Park Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, Owen and Cecelia, a brother Tim and a sister Sheila (Jim) Vertenten. Kathy is survived by three sisters, Patti (Jim) Root, Nancy (David) Richards and Molly (Jeff) Roberts; three brothers, Owen (Cindy), Kevin (Patty) and Jim (Mary). Kathy had 21 nieces and nephews and 19 great nieces and nephews. In memory of Kathy, donations can be sent to Rosary High School in Aurora. Interment will be private. Published in the Aurora Beacon News on Aug. 16, 2015

    Maria R. (Otero) Molina, 58, of Aurora passed away Friday, October 14, 2005 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora. She was born on June 17, 1947 in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Carmelo and Adela (Muniz) Otero. Maria was a member of the First Apostolic Church in Aurora and was very active in the Urban League, helping to organize the Puerto Rican Parade and other Latino events held in and around Aurora. She is survived by her husband, Gregory; children, John Moctezuma, Leticia Clark and Bethany Clark; grandson, Christopher Moctezuma; mother, Adela Otero; sisters, Alba Otero and Carmen Otero; step children, Rob (Lesa) Molina, Rodney (Jennifer) Molina, Daleen Molina and Toni Molina; 12 step grandchildren; a great step granddaughter; and one special step grandson, Adam.

    Mary Kathryn Waegner, 69 years of Aurora passed away August 15, 2017 after a fight with cancer. She was born in Aurora to Donald and Mary (Meister) Waegner. Katie had many skills and interests among them entertaining, baking,traveling and volunteering. She will be remembered for her generosity and willingness to help and support family and friends. She was a member of the first graduating class at Rosary High School and served many years with the Alumnae Association. She served as a troop leader and on the board for the Girl Scouts. For the past five years she has shown determination and courage in her struggle with cancer. She is survived by a brother Edward (Laura) Waegner, sister-in-law Deb Waegner, niece Tara (Michael) Hassebrok, nephew Jason (Meghan) Waegner, many great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Tom, sister Ann Atkins and nephew Bill Waegner. Family will receive guests on Wednesday, August 23,2017 at Holy Angels Church in Aurora from 9:00 until the time of the Mass at 10:00. Internment will be private at a later date. Donations may be made to Rosary High School in Aurora. Published in the Aurora Beacon News from Aug. 21 to Aug. 22, 2017
  • Class of 1967

    Susan M. (Buddy) Baxter, 54, of Aurora, IL passed away Sunday, December 14, 2003 at her home. She was born May 5, 1949 in Aurora, IL. Survivors include her husband, James Baxter; two children, Beth (Brian) Dahl, Brian (Jenny) Baxter; six grandchildren, Jami and Cori Dahl, Emma, Hannah, Joe and Sarah Baxter; a brother, Paul (Paula) Buddy; two sisters, Jane Mulligan and Mary Schober; her mother-in-law, Marian Baxter; several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Frances (Thayer) Buddy. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at Annunciation Church. Fr. Mario Pedi, O.S.B. will officiate. Interment will be private. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 16, 2003 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at THE DALEIDEN LAKE STREET MORTUARY, 220 N. Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506. (630) 631-5500 or please visit our website at

    Guadalupe Ann (Garcia) Lambert, 51, of Aurora, was called by the Lord on Monday, February 19, 2001. She was born August 22, 1949 in El Paso, Texas. Lupe cared about people in her work as an E.S.L. teacher and secretary 1968-70, 1975-80 at Waubonsee College; secretary to Aurora Downtown Redevelopment Commission (1985-89); Commissioner of Aurora Housing Authority & Chairman 1995-99; and receptionist for 17 years at Lindner, Speers & Reuland. Her passion as a master doll-crafter brought delight to friends and family and awards for her porcelain dolls. Survivors include her loving husband of 31 years, Patrick J. Lambert; three sons, Todd, Brian and Kristopher; one grandson, Brian Jr.; her parents, Joseph and Otilia Garcia; three sisters, Rose (Clifford) Dahm, Marie (Carl) Moore ad Josephine (Michael) Simons; four brothers, Charles Garcia, Lincoln (Yvette) Garcia, Lewis (Jessica) Garcia and John (Julie) Garcia and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Bradley; a brother, Joseph and her maternal and paternal grandparents. Lupe's sense of humor and appreciation of life will be greatly missed by all her loving family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Funeral from The Daleiden Lake Street Mortuary on Thursday, February 22, 2001 at 9 a.m. to St. Peter Church at 9:30 a.m. Fr. Ronald A. Jones will officiate with interment in River Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 21 from 2 to 8 p.m. at The Daleiden Lake Street Mortuary. 220 N. Lake St. Aurora. 630-898-8634.

    Sister Mary Frances Gorman, OP, a Springfield Dominican Sister, died peacefully on Sunday June 20, 2021, at Sacred Heart Convent. She was born in Aurora in 1949, to Thomas and Mary Alice Lawrence Gorman. She joined the Dominicans in 1967 and professed her vows in 1969 at Sacred Heart Convent, Springfield. Sister Mary Fran, who for a time was known as Sister Thomas Mary, gave the first 16 years of her religious life to teaching primary students at Illinois’ Catholic schools in Mendota, Jacksonville, Morrisonville, Mt. Sterling, and Maryville, and then 8th grade in Evergreen Park. In 1986 she shifted to pastoral ministry, first as DRE and liturgist in Glen Carbon from 1986 to 1991, then at the religious education center in Arcola. In 1993 she became a pastoral associate at St. Therese Parish, Jackson, Miss. Returning to Springfield in 1997, she assisted in the computer lab at Cathedral and then at Sacred Heart Griffin where for three years she assisted in the computer lab and taught theology part time while developing her interest in the creative arts. From 2001 until 2018, when her health required a step back from active ministry, she was the resident potter at Jubilee Farm in New Berlin and enjoyed creating and nurturing creativity in others. She taught classes at the Springfield Art Association and was a dedicated past president and member of the Dominican Institute for the Arts. Sister Mary Fran was preceded in death by her parents and her brother John. She is survived by her sisters, Nancy (Ray) Bagley/Gorman and Virginia (Paul) Ledesma; her brothers Thomas (Theresa), David (Dzintra), Harry (Connie), Jay, Don (Jana), Joe, and Bob (Gwen); and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and dear friends. Cremation will be provided by Butler Cremation Tribute Center. Visitation: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, 1237 W. Monroe St., Springfield. Visitation begins with a prayer service. Visitors are welcome and masks are required. Funeral Mass: 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Sacred Heart Convent Chapel with Dominican Father Michael DeTemple, celebrant, officiating. Burial: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021, at Calvary Cemetery. Mass and graveside services will be livestreamed. Memorials to honor the memory of Sister Mary Fran may be made to the Dominican Sisters Retirement Fund, 1237 W. Monroe St., Springfield, IL, 62704. The Dominican Sisters and family of Sister Mary Fran are being served by Butler Funeral Home – Springfield, 900 S. Sixth St., Springfield.

    Terry Lynn (Jones) Peterson, 62, of Downers Grove passed away Sunday, December 11, 2011 at her residence in Lombard. She was born November 9, 1949 in Aurora the daughter of Frank and Adeline (nee Arns) Jones. Terry was an elementary teacher at the Indian Prairie School on Eola Road in Aurora for several years. In her later years she enjoyed volunteering for the Community Adult Day Care in Downers Grove. She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Victoria Peterson of Lombard; a brother Jerry Jones of North Aurora; and a sister Marlet (Mohammad) Paydarfar of The Netherlands. She is preceded in death by her parents. In honoring Terry's wishes her body was donated to medical educational study. A memorial Mass will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Holy Cross Catholic Church 2300 Main St. Batavia, IL. Memorial contributions may be directed to Alzheimer's Association Greater IL Chapter 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, suite 800 Chicago, IL 60631. For additional information contact Moss Family Funeral Home 630-879-7900.

    Anna Marie (Schweitzer) Gurbal, 66, of North Aurora, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Presence Mercy Medical Center. She was born March 15, 1949 in Glennonville, MO. Anna attended St. Rita Grade School in Aurora, and graduated from Rosary High School in 1967. She retired from Furnas Electric in Batavia, and from Meijer in St. Charles. Anna was an active member of Blessed Sacrament Parish, and was a member of T.O.P.S. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Philip L. Gurbal; two sisters, Cecilia May and Rosalita (John) Meszaros, Sr; her brother, James A. (Eva) Schweitzer, Sr; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Aloysius and Esther (Bader) Schweitzer. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Blessed Sacrament Church. Fr. Max Lasrado will officiate. Private interment will follow. Visitation will be held Saturday morning, June 27, 2015 from 8:30 AM until 10:00 AM at Blessed Sacrament Church, 801 Oak Street, North Aurora, IL 60542. Funeral arrangements are being handled by THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 N. Lake Street, Aurora, IL. 60506. (630) 631-5500. Please visit our interactive website at where you may sign the guest book or leave condolences for Anna’s family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Anna’s name may be made to the American Heart Association.

    Mary Ann (Tabor) Coleman, 73 years of age, passed away on August 18, 2023 at Edwards Hospital in Naperville, IL. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, David and Martha Tabor. Graveside services were held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery  278 Ashland Avenue  Aurora, IL  60505 on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 1:30 pm.

    Linda L. Weisz-Fournier, 66, of Oshkosh, WI, formerly of Cheyenne, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Oshkosh. She was born on Oct. 6, 1948 in Illinois to Alfred and Eva Weisz. She married Roger Fournier on Oct. 2, 1987. Linda was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and had worked at ATT for many years. She is survived by her husband, Roger of Oshkosh; three step-children; five step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Private family services for Linda are being held. Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes, Oshkosh, are assisting the family (
  • Class of 1968

    Mary Ellen (Berns) Smith (June 25, 1950 – November 11. 2020) Age 70, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Pleasant Garden Chapel is serving the Family.

    Pam Feltes (May 15, 1950 – October 31, 1988)

    Lynne M. (Dodson) Hankes, 62, of Aurora, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Provena Mercy Medical Center. She was born on January 30, 1950 in Aurora, IL, the daughter of Donald and Ruth (Nickels) Dodson. Lynne was employed for over 30 years at Provena Mercy Medical Center as a nurse technician. She was very devoted and compassionate toward her co-workers and patients, and took great pride in their care. She is survived by her son, Kevin (Karen) Magrady; her daughter, Diana (Aaron) Hankes-Curry; three grandchildren, Tony Hankes, Adriana Curry and Chris Curry; brother, Dan (Jennifer) Dodson; sister, Beth Dodson; brother-in-law, Cliff (Margie) Pensyl; mother-in-law, Janet Otto; sisters-in-law, Maureen (Joe) Ventura and Pat (Tom) Scott; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Ruth Dodson; her husband, Robert G. Hankes; daughter, Sarah Magrady; sister, Terri Pensyl; brother, Larry Dodson; and nephew, Tom Dodson. Visitation will be held Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 9:00 AM until the funeral hour at 11:00 AM at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 North Lake Street, Aurora. 630-631-5500.

    Barbara (Guzauskas) Hamsmith, 62, of Aurora, IL, died Friday, August 31, 2012, surrounded by her family, after a 2-year battle with a rare form of salivary gland cancer. She was born February 24, 1950 in Aurora to Frank Sr. and Norma (Musso) Guzauskas. Barb felt the best part of life was being a loving wife and mother. She adored her husband; they were best friends since they first met in 1968. Their special times together included breakfast on Sundays after early Mass, antiquing trips, and just spending quality time together. They also bowled together throughout their entire married life, enjoying many spirited competitions. They will be forever united in heart and soul. Barb was most proud of her children. She thoroughly enjoyed being home with them, and all of their friends, when they were young. As they became adults she reveled in their accomplishments and their excellence at school. When her son married, Barb welcomed another wonderful daughter into her family. Survivors include her beloved husband of 40 years, Jerry; her wonderful children, Matthew (Lisa) with granddaughter Cecilia of Oswego and Rachel of Aurora; her sisters, Karen (William) Oleckno of DeKalb and Jeannie (Daniel) Currie of Aurora;her brother, Frank (Elizabeth) Guzauskas of Aurora; along with many special nieces, nephews and grandnephews; and her best friends Patrick and Mary Dougherty of Aurora. Barb was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY at 10:00 AM to Holy Angels Church at 10:30 AM. Fr. Michael Burrows, O.S.B. officiated with interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Barb’s name may be made to the Rosary High School Alumnae Association.

    Susan (LaHam) Wood, 45, of Cape Coral, FL., died Friday, November 11, 1994, in Palos Heights, IL.  She was born on September 21, 1949 in Wisconsin. She was married to Robert Lee Wood Jr. on June 15, 1975.  For the past ten years, she was a facilitator for Spiritual Retreats.  She was a member of Blessed Katherine Drexel Catholic Church in Cape Coral.  She was also a member of Call to Action Group, Cursillo Movement, Marriage Encounter, Renew, Spina Bifida Assn. and Aurora Easter Seals. 

    She is survived by her husband, Rob, three sons, Benjamin, Stephen and Michael, her parents, Stan LaHam of Geneva, IL., and Norma Anfinsen LaHam of Pineland, FL.; three sisters, Rev. Julie LaHam, Joan Shevlin, Jane DePaolo; two brothers, Jamil LaHam and Stephen LaHam; her maternal grandfather, Francis Anfinsen, and many nieces and nephews.

    Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am Tuesday at St. John Neumann Church, St. Charles, IL.  Rev. Robert B. Hoffman officiating. Interment will be private.  Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Monday at the Church. Liturgical wake service will be held at 8pm Monday evening at the Church.  Contributions may be made to Aurora Easter Seals, Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in Tampa, FL., Shem Center in Oak Park, IL., or The Spina Bifida Assn.  Arrangement by Yurs Funeral Home, St. Charles, IL.

    Cecilia "Ceil" (Schweitzer ) May, 67, of DeKalb, IL left this world on July 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb. She heroically battled the effects of Lupus. Cecilia, born in Glennonville, MO to Esther Ann (Bader) and Aloysius Donald Schweitzer. Ceil had two sisters, Anna (Philip) Gurbal and Rosalita (John) Meszaros; and one brother, James (Eva) Schweitzer. The Schweitzer family moved to Aurora, IL. She attended St Rita of Cascia and Rosary High School. She earned a Bachelors of Education at Aurora College and a Masters of Education at Aurora University. She taught students, primarily language arts and social studies, at St Rita of Cascia, C I Johnson Elementary and Waldo Middle School in Aurora. In retirement, she volunteered with the Kishwaukee College Literacy Program. Cecilia married Sean May (d 1990) in July 1971 and settled in Aurora. They had four children: Rose Ellen May (Thomas Butts), Peter May (Edrienne Su), Michael May, and Erin (David) Shaw. While she treasured being Aunt Ceil to Cynthia (Andrew) Baumann, Christina (Jason) Wesbrock, John (Norma) Meszaros, James Schweitzer, Elizabeth Schweitzer, Lauren Schweitzer, Lora Cole, Mathew Johnson, Angela Johnson, her role as Grandma to Samuel, Elijah, Hannah and Ruth Shaw brought her the greatest joy. Ceil moved to DeKalb, IL when she became an empty nester. She loved her home on the Kishwaukee River where she could enjoy the views of wildlife. Cecilia is preceded in death by her husband, Sean, her parents, and sister Anna. Funeral from the Daleiden Mortuary will be Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11:30AM to St Joseph Church at 12:00PM. Fr. Jerome Leake will officiate with interment at Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation will be Friday, July 7, 2017 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM with a liturgical wake service at 4:00PM at the Daleiden Mortuary, 220 N Lake St, Aurora, 630-631-5500. Please visit our interactive website at where you may leave condolences for Cecilia's family. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Lupus Foundation of America. (

    Ann C. (Waegner) Atkins, 66, of Grand Island died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at her home. Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island was in charge of cremation. Ann was born on June 13, 1950, in Aurora, Ill., to Donald and Mary (Meister) Waegner. She grew up in Aurora and graduated from Rosary High School in 1968 and attended Creighton University in Omaha. Ann worked in the lab at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island until her retirement in May 2015. Those left to cherish her memory are her loving companion of 33 years, Steve Beall of Kearney; siblings, Edward and wife Laura Waegner and Mary Kathryn Waegner, all of Aurora; her sister-in-law, Debby Waegner of Mesa, Ariz.; her niece, Tara and husband Michael Hassebroek; and her nephew, Jason and wife Meghan Waegner. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Mary Waegner; her brother, Thomas Waegner; and her nephew, Bill Waegner.
  • Class of 1969

    Carla Ann Covelli, 61, left her physical body on September 30, 2012. She is survived by her life partner, Kate Sverre; her mother, Rachel; sisters, Chrissie, Lynn and Mary (Tom Martin); her brother, John; an uncle and an aunt; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her sister, Nancy and her father, Orlando. Carla graduated from Rosary High School in Aurora in 1969. She retired from the USPS in January 2011 after 31 years as a letter carrier in Denver, Colorado. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the IBC Foundation or the Doris Day Animal League Published in Beacon News on October 12, 2012

    Sandra (Davidson) Smart (June 21, 1951 to July 11, 2023)

    Theresa (Dodson) Pensyl (May 1951 – May 2000)

    Mary Dolph

    Zoe Anne (Feahr) Hoover, 60, of Leesville, SC passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon June 8, 2012 at Palmetto Health Baptist surrounded by her loving family. Born August 22, 1951 in Saginaw, Michigan, she was the daughter of Dolores Conley and the late Roger Feahr. Survivors include her loving husband of 22 years Christopher Hoover whom she married in November of 1990; sister Mary Catherine Jarvis (Charles) of Loveland, CO; brothers Christopher Feahr of Santa Rosa, CA and Rodger Feahr (Leigh) of Naples, FL; uncle James Feahr (Joya); aunt Zoe Catherine of Saginaw, MI; nieces Roberta Dunn of Loveland, CO, Jessica Feahr (Mike) of Cape Coral, FL and Zoe Feahr of San Francisco, CA; nephews Steve Bauer (Christine) of Loveland, CO, David Feahr (Trissy) of Cape Coral, FL, Cole Feahr of Naples, FL and Clancy Feahr of San Francisco, CA. No services have been planned at this time. Donations may be made in Zoe's memory to the American Cancer Society 128 Stonemark Lane Columbia, SC 29210 or to the Humane Society of South Carolina 121 Humane Lane Columbia, SC 29209.

    Lucy Fleming (July 6, 1951 – October 28, 2015) Lucy passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Lucy was a resident of Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on July 6, 1951, in Decatur, Illinois.

    Sherrill (Hanson) Glenn

    Denise A. (Rebenstorf) Abraham, age 62 of Alcoa, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the family home. She was a member of Praise Lutheran Church. Preceded in death by: Parents, Harvey & Mary Rebenstorf. Survivors include: Husband of 31 years, Will Abraham; Sons & Daughter-in-law, Erich & Jessica Weber and Joshua Aaron Abraham; Daughter, Brigette Benson; Grandchildren, Jonathon and Matthew Benson and Alexandria Weber; Great-Granddaughter, Brooklyn Benson; Sisters, Lori Cartwright and Judy Welch; Nephew, Justin Rebenstorf; several other nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 15, 2013 in the Smith Trinity Chapel with Pastor Derek Roberts officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 16, 2013 at Grandview Mausoleum for the entombment. Family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 983-1000.Kathleen M. (Reier) Mould. Born: March 14, 1951, Passed Away: October 31, 2014. Attended Illinois State University, Bloomington, was CPA, accounting. She dearly loved her home shopping networks. Beloved daughter of the late Bernice (nee Schuster) and Francis Reier; loving sister of Shirley (Jeff) Swanson; fond aunt of Nicholas (Nichole) Swanson, Andrew (Kathryn) Swanson and Edward Swanson; best friend and caregiver, Vicki Adams; caregivers, Rebekah Perry, Jenae, and C.J. Services were private. Arrangements by DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel (630)293-5200.

    Kathleen (Reier) Mould (March 14, 1951 - October 31, 2014) Mould, Kathleen M. (nee Reier) Born: March 14, 1951, Passed Away: October 31, 2014. Attended Illinois State University, Bloomington, was CPA, accounting. She dearly loved her home shopping networks. Beloved daughter of the late Bernice (nee Schuster) and Francis Reier; loving sister of Shirley (Jeff) Swanson; fond aunt of Nicholas (Nichole) Swanson, Andrew (Kathryn) Swanson and Edward Swanson; best friend and caregiver, Vicki Adams; caregivers, Rebekah Perry, Jenae, and C.J. Services were private. Arrangements by DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel (630)293-5200. 

    Clare (Reuland) Korinek, 66, (October 6, 1951 - May 26, 2018) Retired Registrar at Loyola University in Chicago; beloved wife of John; loving mother of Christopher; dear sister of Anne (Michael Gorman) Reuland, Mark (Jackie) Reuland, Dan Reuland, Therese (George) Sterling, David (Jennifer) Reuland and the late Michael Reuland; aunt of many nieces and nephews and cousin to many. Cremation for Clare will be private. For additional information, please call Suburban Family Funeral Home at 708-652-1116 or visit

    Trude L. (Wood) Anderson, 49, of Aurora, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2001. She was born November 3, 1951, in Aurora. She worked for Laidlaw Co. as a school bus drive for Special Education children for ten years. She previously worked for Western-Electric, Campana, Anchor Brush and A & W. Survivors include her daughter Tamara L. Anderson, her son, James K. Anderson Jr.; one brother, Terry F. Wood of California; two sisters, Tina (Kenneth) Simmons of Sycamore, IL., and Tonia M. Crawford of Aurora; her half brother Warren Dummer; her nephew Kenneth L. Simmons; her niece Keynah M. Simmons, both of Sycamore; and many other relatives and friends including her best friend Sharon Turner. She was preceded in death by her parents Warren F. Wood and Helen B. Artlip; her sister Sharon L. Wood and one grandson, Edwyn M. Anderson. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2001, at James Funeral Service, 204 Hill Ave., Aurora. Rev. Roy Brown will officiate. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the James Chapel, (630)851-6503.
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