William “Bill” E. Wesselhoff, U.S. Air Force Veteran & Proud member of the Local 502 Cement Mason’s.
Beloved husband of the late Judith A. (nee Brud) Wesselhoff.
Loving brother of Phillis (Austin) Strasser, David (Pam) Wesselhoff, Steven (Donna) Wesselhoff, Mary (Tony) Dalton & the late Robert (Shirl) Wesselhoff.
Cherished uncle of many nieces & nephews.
Funeral & Interment will be private.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry Funeral Home in Palos Heights.
Katherine E. Friar (nee Stamos), 70, passed away June 24, 2014.
Beloved daughter of the late: Samuel and Irma (Nommensen) Stamos.
Loving mother of Bridget Dougherty, Bella (Daniel) Everhart & Samuel (Bridgette) Dougherty.
Dear former wife of Ron Friar and Brian Dougherty.
Proud grandmother of Elena, Nicholas, Quinn & Haile.
Fond sister of James A. (Claudette) Stamos.
Kind aunt of Carsey Stamos, Sean Dougherty, Brendan Dougherty, Brian Dougherty and Elisabeth Dougherty.
Cherished cousin & beloved friend to everyone who knew her.
Visitation Friday, June 27th from 4 until 9 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.
Family & Friends will gather Saturday, June 28th for a lying-in-state 9 a.m. until time of service 10 a.m. at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 11025 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills
Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
James E. Smetana, Navy Veteran “Sea Bee” in the Korean Conflict.
Beloved Husband & Best Friend of Therese (nee Dennehy).
Loving Father of James (Cathy), Jean (Kevin) Cullen, Sue (Joe) Clark, Bill (Annette), Tom (Sue), Mark (Karen), Mike, Rob (Jade) Smetana.
Proud Papa of James III (Katherine), Matthew (Jennifer), Tim, Julie (Neil), Therese (Owen), Casey (Annie), Caroline, Kathleen, Joe (Rachel), Dan, Bryan, Brad, Kelly, Robert, Patrice, Jonathan, Ryan, Kayley, Candace (Chris), Shannon (Arthur), Kyla, Conor & Andrew.
Cherished Great Grandfather of Jett, Fiore & Avery.
Dear Brother of Catherine (late James) Holleran, Rosemarie (James) Perkins, Frank (Mary) Smetana and the late: Frances (Howard) Seal, Robert (Pat) Smetana & Raymond Smetana.
Kind Brother-in-law & Uncle. Loved by many. His spirit & humor will live in all of us.
Visitation Sunday, June 29th from 2 until 8 p.m.
Chapel prayers Monday, June 30th, 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery
Ruth S. Plummer (nee Saidat)
Beloved wife of Fran B. Plummer.
Loving mother of Mark (Liz) Plummer & the late Suzanne Plummer-Adams.
Cherished grandmother of Mark Jr., Derek & Kara.
Ruth was a lifetime member of the 7th Day Adventist Church.
Visitation Tuesday, June 24th from 5 until 9 p.m.
Chapel service Wednesday, June 25th, 11 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.
Interment will be private for the family only at Evergreen Cemetery.
Jeffery J. McGrath, age 49.
Beloved husband of Kim (nee Babka). Loving father of Jacob and Megan McGrath. Cherished son of Lynn and the late Mildred McGrath. Dear brother of Lynmarie Radakovitz, Lisa McGrath, James (Sheryl) and John McGrath. Devoted uncle, cousin, godfather and friend to many.
Visitation Monday, June 23rd from 3 p.m. until time of evening funeral service at 7:30 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.
Loving mother of GraceElizabeth and Zoe Lee Tapper; beloved daughter of Barbaragene and Frank Mosqueda; fond sister of Julianne Mosqueda; granddaughter of Barbara Lee and Eugene Garret Pettit; cherished niece and cousin of many.
Visitation Friday, June 20th from 2 until 9 p.m.
Chapel prayers Saturday, June 21st, 8:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Michael Church, Orland Park, Mass 9:30 a.m.
Interment Saint Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park.
Marie Caauwe, born in Roundstone, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Beloved wife of the late Richard P. Caauwe.
Loving mother of Rick (Catherine) Caauwe, Barbara (Fred) Hunssinger, Jay (Kanani) Caauwe & Missy Caauwe.
Proud grandmother of Ian (Shannon), Jaime, Freddie (Carrie), Jodie (Jim), Brent, Jessica (Dave), Lisa, Sam, & Sarah.
Cherished great grandmother of 10.
Devoted daughter of the late: Joseph & Bridget (nee McDonagh) Burke.
Dear sister of the late: John, Mike & Ellie.
Kind aunt, cousin & friend of many, especially Mary Carey.
Wonderful mom to her furry companions Oliver & Claire.
Marie was past President of the Saint Bernadette Altar & Rosary Society, past Principal of the Garden School, former member of the Evergreen Park H.S. School Board, former secretary of the Mother McAuley Mother’s Club & past proud member of the Galway Fellowship.
Visitation Wednesday, June 18th from 3 until 9 p.m.
Chapel prayers Thursday, June 19th, 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Erick E. Bergquist Jr., Army Veteran.
Beloved husband of Charleen.
Loving father of Erick III, Wendy & Linda.
Proud grandfather of 4 & great grandfather of 3.
Dear brother, uncle & friend of many.
Visitation Wednesday, June 11th from 3 until 9 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.
Funeral & Interment private.
Chester A. Placek, age 86 of Palos Heights and formerly from Calumet Park went to the Lord on June 2nd. Past Police Commissioner of Palos Heights for over 20 years. Decorated Veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in WWII & the Korean War. Chester was a Veteran who loved his country. Active member of the VFW Post 2604 & American Legion Post 50.
Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Richards) Placek for over 60 years.
Loving father of Charlene (Paul) Peterson, Susan (Ron) Fjeldheim, Steven (Deborah) Placek & Michael (Deborah) Placek.
Proud grandfather of Andy, Laura & Julie Peterson, Samantha, Alexandra, & Erik Fjeldheim, Alison, Amanda, Abilyn, Nathaniel & Annalese Placek, and Jamie & Nicole Placek.
Dear brother of John (late Betty) Placek, Jean (Marcus) Torres & preceded in death by his parents John & Mary Placek and his loving sisters.
Fond brother-in-law of Arlene Knudsen & Donna (late Bill) Richards.
Caring uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Chester was a devout Catholic who served his Parish of St. Alexander Church.
Visitation Thursday, June 5th from 3 until 9 p.m.
Chapel prayers Friday, June 6th, 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Wishing Well, 9610 W. Manhattan-Monee Rd., Frankfort, IL 60423 would be appreciated.
Rosemary Gallagher (nee Denny).
Beloved wife of the late Paul Gallagher
Loving mother of Paula Gallagher & Laura (David) Cornish.
Dear grandmother of Matthew & Bret Cornish and the late: Quinn & Colin Pasternak.
Fond sister of Jackie (late Al) Charbonneau, Joan (late John) Wherity, Pat (late Tom) Moody & the late Rita (Bob) Kelps.
Beloved aunt of many nieces & nephews.
Visitation Tuesday, June 3rd from 4 until 8 p.m.
Chapel prayers Wednesday, June 4th, 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Roberto “Bob” Bargas, age 93, U.S. Army Veteran of WWII & recipient of the Purple Heart.
Beloved husband of Lucy (nee Roche) for over 67 years.
Loving father of Robert (Terry) Bargas, Lydia (Robert) Moncada, Rick Bargas, Lynda (Thomas) Georgas & Liza (David) Hegeduis.
Proud grandfather of Brigit, Richard (Christina), Adam, Erika (Ashley) & Ryan (Sandra).
Cherished great grandfather of 4.
Fond family member of Carol Bargas.
Bob loved dancing and watching baseball.
Visitation Tuesday, June 3rd from 3 until 9 p.m.
Funeral service Wednesday, June 4th, 10:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.
Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery.