Wendi L. Argyilan
, 47, of Antioch, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2003 after a valiant battle with breast cancer at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, IL. She was born January 3, 1956 in Aurora, IL. Wendi was a 1974 graduate of Rosary High School. She earned her B.A. from the University of Illinois at Champaign in 1978 and went on to earn her Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her greatest Love was training for dog competition. She will always be remembered as a trusting and true friend. She is survived by her mother, Betty (Joe) Warnelis; her father, James (Betty) Argyilan; a sister, Kristi (Mark Mossing) Argyilan; two brothers, Mark E. Argyilan and Todd (Michele) Argyilan; eight nephews; many aunts, uncles and cousins; four German Shepherds, ''Janus'', ''Jasco'', ''Tina'' and ''Feldman''; and her kitty cat, ''Pharoah''. Memorial Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 16, 2003 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Daleiden Lake Street Mortuary, 220 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL. Interment will be private. For information, please call 630-631-5500 or visit www.daleidenmortuary.com
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Save-A-Pet, 31664 North Fairfield Road, Grayslake, Illinois, 60030.
Deborah Dunn (February 6,1956 – November 23,1998)
Linda Del (Gruber) Nietzold, age 64. Born March 10th, 1956. Passed away on August 4, 2020. She is survived by her husband Craig Nietzold; Her children Amy Lenke (Eggleston), Ryan Eggleston, and Kayla Nietzold; Her siblings Nick Gruber and Dennis Gruber; Her grandchildren April, Ashley, and Arwen (Lenke). She is preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas John Gruber and Shirley Jean Gruber (Hearn). Linda was a devoted wife, mother, and sibling. She had a warm and kind heart. She loved and was loved by many; but most of all she loved God and the Lord Jesus Christ. She lived in Aurora, IL, for 42 years before moving to Arizona in 1996. Published in Beacon News on Aug. 12, 2020.
Mary Ellen (Haen) Peffer, 63, of Sugar Grove, died on Friday July 19, 2019 at Delnor Community Hospital after a long relationship with Multiple Myeloma. She was born in Aurora, IL on May 31, 1956 to Richard and Joan Haen (Miller). Mary Ellen attended St. Rita grade school and Rosary High School. She worked at Ace Hardware in Aurora and the family business, Luigi's Pizza. After having her three children, she graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and Aurora University with a Master of Arts in Teaching. She taught in the West Aurora School District for 25 years in numerous schools including Schneider, Smith, Nicholson, Goodwin, Lincoln, Hall, Greenman, Freeman and Fearn. Mary Ellen loved teaching, especially her last 8 years in the gifted program, and was sad to have to retire early.
Mary Ellen loved her family and was extremely proud of her children and grandchildren. Her fondest memories were times spent with them and her husband. She is survived by her husband, Ronald C. Peffer; her parents Richard and Joan Haen; her children, Julie (David) Kramer, Matthew (Victoria) Poss, William (Holly) Poss and Kara Peffer. She also leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Nora and Benjamin Kramer, Gwendolyn, Wyatt, Natalie, Abigail and Kane Poss and baby Michael Diaz; her brothers Edward (Kathy) Haen, Richard (Julie) Haen and Stanley (Heidi) Haen; her Aunts, Mary (Larry) Clegg and Janie Miller; numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends and her dog Tully. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Gregory Poss, her mother-in-law Pat Peffer, her Uncle/Godfather Jerome Miller and her dogs Mona, Buffy and Cecil. Mary Ellen loved life, nature, dogs, and travel. Her philosophy was, "I'll sleep when I'm dead." (Thanks to Warren Zevon.) She would like everyone to be happy and remember her as a person who loved life and had a smile for everyone.
Visitation will be Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL 60554. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, July 29, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 8S 055 Dugan Rd., Sugar Grove, IL 60554, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Thank you to all the friends and family who helped and to Loyola University Medical Center for their excellent care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation at allbloodcancers.org, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at lightthenight.org, Living Well Cancer Center or any charity of your choice. Mary Ellen would like to thank you for your kindness and for remembering what matters, LOVE. For further information on services please call (630) 466-1330 or visit the website at www.healychapel
,com to sign the online guestbook.
Kim Kayzer Schmidt, 56, of Goodyear, Arizona passed away suddenly on February 11, 2013. She was born on July 10, 1956 in Augsburg, Germany, the daughter of Paul and Audrey (Konen) Kayzar. Kim lived most of her life in Illinois. Kim graduated from Rosary High School in 1974. She was employed at Com Ed for 32 years and took an early retirement to enjoy traveling, gardening and spending time with family and friends. Kim's greatest joy was her daughter and grandson "Tidbit". She loved life and was a friend and caretaker to so many. Kim is survived by her daughter, Chrissy Garland-Anderson of Oswego, IL; and grandson, Blake Anderson of Oswego; sister, Sheila Kayzar of Aurora, IL; her husband, Ron Schmidt of Goodyear, AZ; and step children, Michael, Bob and Kimberly; former husband, Jim Garland of Springfield, IL and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents. A memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Dieterle Memorial Home 1120 S. Broadway Montgomery, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family for Blake Anderson's college education fund.
Debra Lynn (Kramer) Wegman was called into the hands of God at noon on January 20, 2008 after a courageous seven year battle with breast cancer. Although she will be deeply missed by everyone, her arduous battle is over. She is now with her blessed and precious Lord. We all rejoice for her union with God.Anyone who knew Debra, before the ravages of cancer over came her, knew of her long, wavy, black hair and her incomparable beautiful white smile and laugh. She graduated, with honors, from St. Theresa`s College in Winona, Minnesota with a bachelor`s degree in nursing. She had a natural affinity to care for people, especially children. Debra`s caring nature led her to a career in nursing. Debra wed her husband Patrick on February 6th, 1982. Once their medical training was complete in Minnesota, Debra and Pat moved to Owosso, Michigan. Debra was instrumental in helping establish her husband`s Dermatology practice, as well as being an invaluable nurse in the practice. Her innate talent to care for others truly was apparent over the last twenty-four years. Her dearly loved and cherished son, Patrick Anthony Wegman II, was born on May 14th, 1987.
Mary Patricia (Mahoney) Rosenwinkel, age 44, was called home by the angels on Tuesday, October 24, 2000. Mary was born on February 1, 1956, the daughter of Robert and Doris (Ducett) Mahoney. Mary was a graduate of Rosary High School, a member of St. Patrick's Church in Bristol, IL., and co-captain of her neighborhood watch. She also was heavily involved in the School activities of her children. She is survived by her children, Tim (Autumn Pekoc) and Mark (Elizabeth Scott) Rosenwinkel of Yorkville, IL; her mother Doris Mahoney of Marco Island, FL; two brothers, Michael (Mary) Mahoney of Whitewater, WI, Robert (Debbie) Mahoney of Alma, MO, and one sister Kathy (Eric) Miller of Plano, IL; The beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews, and "best friend" to many. All who knew and loved her will miss her dearly. She is preceded in death by her father, Robert Mahoney. Friends may call from 4-8pm with a rosary service at 4:00 pm at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, on Thursday, October 26, 2000. A mass to celebrate her life will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Plano, IL., on Friday, October 27, 2000 at 10:00 am Fr. Boniface Vaisnoras will officiate with interment to follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Bristol. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and mailed in her name to P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL. 60119.
Eva Marie (Metz) DeCrane
, 57, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 at Presence Mercy Center. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in January of 2012. Eva fought a long, hard battle with undeniable strength and faith. She was born January 12, 1956 in Aurora, Illinois to the late Nicholas T. Metz and Lucille C. Wolgast-Metz. Eva was a wonderful, loving and supportive mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed simple pleasures in life and spending time with those she loved, especially her granddaughters, Kayla and Taylor. Eva worked at Walker Process Equipment in Aurora, IL and was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. She was admired and loved by everyone who met her.
Survivors include her lifetime loving friend and soul mate, Steven A. DeCrane; her daughter, Katherine E. DeCrane; son, Nicholas S. DeCrane; granddaughters, Kayla M. Spooner and Taylor J. Misner; grandson, Tyler J. Misner; sister, Dianne (Joseph) Schmidt; brother-in-law, Gary Leifheit; nieces and nephews, Debbie (Gerald) Bonnell, Darlunn (Cameron) Carter, Doug Leifheit, Tom (Linda) Schilling and Steve Schilling; and many great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Judith Leifheit. A Memorial Visitation will be held Friday, August 16, 2013 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at St. Peter Church, 925 Sard Avenue, Aurora, IL. Mass will follow at 12:00 PM with Fr. Zoachim Tyrtania officiating. Inurnment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 N. Lake St., Aurora. 630-631-5500. Please visit our interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com
to leave condolences for Eva’s family or sign the guest book. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Eva’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Colleen Naughton, age 62, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 28, 1955 in St. Charles, the daughter of Bernard and Beverly (Jacobson) Naughton. Colleen graduated from Rosary High School in 1974. She was the office manager for Merry Maids for many years. In her spare time she enjoyed coaching girl's softball. Colleen was a very loving and caring person who enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed. She is survived by her mother; fiance Jim Dwyer; siblings Bernie (Kathleen) of Geneva, Brian of Geneva, Terry (Kerry) of St. Charles, and Steven (Sharon) of Geneva; nephews Ryan, Collin, and Scott; Sue Hough and Debbie Dzadon; and many other dear relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by father. Funeral prayers will be held Friday, February 9, 2018 at 9:30 am at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State St. (Route 38), Geneva proceeding to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva for Celebration of Funeral Mass at 10:30 am with Father Ariel Valencia Celebrant. Burial will be held privately at Resurrection Cemetery in Geneva. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 8 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at Malone Funeral Home, Geneva, with a liturgical wake service at 7:45 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials made to the American Lung Association in Illinois, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago, Illinois 60601 would be appreciated. For information, 630-232-8233 or visit malonefh.com.
Julia (Perna '74) Phillips, 64, of Yorkville passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021. She was born July 15, 1956 in Aurora the daughter of Frank and Ella (nee Houchins) Perna. She was united in marriage to Kent Phillips October 30, 1976 in Holy Cross Catholic Church in Batavia. Julia’s high energy and loving spirit helped to build a successful family business, Sir Speedy Printing in Naperville, which has been in business for the past 35 years. Family was most important to Julia and she loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed being in the outdoors especially boating or skiing.
She is survived by her loving husband, Kent Phillips, two sons, Kyle (Katie) Phillips, Ryan Phillips; two grandchildren, Aubriella and Evalynn Phillips; her siblings, Kathy (Randy) Barkei, Jane (Perna '73) Cherco, Stephen Perna, Matthew Perna, Christopher (Stephanie) Perna and Adam (Niki) Perna; and two sisters-in-law, Debbie (Michael) Sampiller, and Terri Crowther, and many nieces and nephews, including great-niece Grace Nelson ('21). In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister Kari Perna, sisters-in-law, Wendy Perna and Leah Perna, a brother-in-law Larry Cherco and a niece Alyssa Perna.
Visitation will be held 1:00 P.M until 5:00 P.M. Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL. Funeral services will begin with prayers 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 15, 2021 at Moss Family Funeral Home before processing Holy Cross Catholic Church 2300 Main Street Batavia to Celebrate Mass at 10:30 A.M. Interment will follow in River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, IL. Memorial Contributions may be directed to Rosary High School 901 North Edgelawn Drive Aurora, IL 60506.
Diane (Rausch) Deutsch (1956-1999)