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Kerry Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center in Palos Heights, IL 60463

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Virginia McCarthy

Funeral service and interment will be private.

Betty Radtke (nee Selby)

Beloved wife of 62 years to the late Edward Radtke. Loving mother of Linda Radtke and Sharon (Dean) Komrska. Cherished grandmother of Julia, Lauren and Jennifer Komrska. Dear sister of Roy Selby Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. A friend to many. A resident of Palos Heights for over 50 years. Member of PHWC for 50 years. Betty had lifelong passions for art, cooking, and gardening. In addition, she was an outstanding scrabble player. Memorial Visitation Tuesday, June 30th from 10 a.m. until time of chapel service 11 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights. Inurnment Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Art Institute of Chicago would be appreciated.

Linda Pendleton

Funeral Services and Interment will be held in Oklahoma.

Gerard W. McIntyre

Funeral services and interment will be private.

Rosanne M. Jones (nee Amberg)

Devoted and beloved mother of Max Jones. Wife of the late John Jones. Precious daughter of Edward & Angela Amberg. Loving sister of Robert (Sharon), Christine (Norbert) Putlak & Linda (John) Helmke. Special “Auntie Z” to her nieces & nephews. Cherished cousin & friend of many.   Family & Friends will gather for a private Mass at Saint Alexander Church, Palos Heights.   A Memorial and Celebration of Rosanne’s life will be held at a later date.   Donations may be made to the Saint Vincent DePaul Society.

Joseph Miller, Jr.

August 10, 1931 to June 19, 2020  On June 19th Joseph Harold Miller Jr. passed away peacefully after fighting a battle with cancer.  Born in Chicago in 1931, Joe was a jack of all trades but especially liked working with cars.  After stints as a printer and gas station owner, Joe settled into the auto body repair profession.  He especially liked old cars and spent some time restoring a beautiful 1939 Cadillac Coup.  Joe also spent time in the US Marines.  He was fortunate that by the time he made it overseas, the Korean War ended.  In the late 1950s, Joe met Barbara Bergmark at his brother’s wedding.  Both were immediately smitten and were wed shortly after (yes, two sisters married two brothers).  Joe was a happy and even-tempered kind of guy which created the right mix for a happy 60+ year marriage to Barb.  Joe’s devotion to Barb remained steadfast right up to his last days when he dutifully cared for her until he was physically unable.  Two children followed (Bill in 1962 and Evie in 1965).  Joe was a devoted father spending plenty of time with his children at baseball and softball games, music lessons,, etc.  Joe was a devoted grandfather to six; Will, Tim, Mark and Emily Antonetti and Joe and Stephanie Miller.  He was a loving brother to Don Miller and Norman Miller (preceded in death), and loving brother in law and uncle to many.  Joe enjoyed painting, making models, western movies, and music like Glenn Miller from the 1940s.  Joe was an all-around good guy and will be sorely missed.  Joe will take his rest at the Abraham Lincoln cemetery.  Services will be private.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation to the Salvation Army. 

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  • Bill Miller (Tuesday, June 23 20 10:11 pm EDT)

    We miss you Dad.

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Debra L. McNeil (nee Smith)

Visitation and interment at Fairmount Willow Hills Cemetery will be private.

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  • Kathleen and Jim Skupien (Friday, June 19 20 06:55 pm EDT)

    My beautiful, sweet, brave, intelligent sister-in-law is in heaven now and we will miss and love her forever.

  • Robert McNeil (Friday, June 19 20 11:29 pm EDT)

    My wonderful, beautiful wife. I miss you so much sweetie.

  • Michael and Cathi McNeil (Saturday, June 20 20 11:13 am EDT)

    Our gentle, smart, caring and kind sister-in-law. You are a special soul and we will remember and love you always.

  • Michelle McNeil (Saturday, June 20 20 02:08 pm EDT)

    I will always remember my Aunt Debbie as a sweet and gentle soul. You fought a good fight, Aunt Debbie. You deserve some peace now. You will be greatly missed. Love you. xoxoxo

  • JEFF SMITH (Sunday, June 21 20 09:19 am EDT)

    Deb you were my beloved sister and one of my best friends . I love and will miss you..

  • Cathy (and John) Steinke (Sunday, June 21 20 02:38 pm EDT)

    I want to offer my deepest condolences to Bob, Uncle Russell, Jeff, Lisa and Amir, Ron and Rain, and Jennifer and Mike. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

  • Ron Smith (Sunday, June 21 20 05:20 pm EDT)

    Love you and miss you Deb you were and are a beautiful soul and wonderful sister

  • russell smith (Friday, June 26 20 09:34 am EDT)

    watched you grow from a sweet girl to a beautiful lady miss you see you soon love daddy

  • Robert McNeil (Sunday, July 19 20 09:27 pm EDT)

    Hi sweetie It's been a month and I am missing you more everyday. I watch our videos and it helps but I am so heartbroken and can't wait for our reunion in heaven. I visit you everyday. I love you and you always say back to me I love you more. You are always in my heart sweetie.

  • Robert McNeil (Thursday, August 13 20 11:36 pm EDT)

    Hi Sweetie I love and miss you terribly. Our Gertie Girl passed away and I know she is in heaven with you. I can't wait to be with you again sweetie. It will be soon I hope.

  • Robert McNeil (Monday, September 21 20 01:13 am EDT)

    Hi Sweetie it has been 3 months already and you keep sending me books and movies from the library. I love that tou still do that. Your phone keeps popping your smiling face up also. I know you are still with me. I love and miss you so much. We will be reunited in heaven soon sweetie. I asked Jesus to give you a big hug. Please keep sending books and movies. Bye for now sweetie I love you.

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Pamela J. Preciado (nee Wills)

PAMELA PRECIADO is primarily a portrait and figurative artist working in oil, pastel and charcoal. 'Portraits, figures, landscapes and still life offer wonderful opportunities to explore the affects of light on a subject, revealing form and character. Studying the light, no matter the subject, is an exciting experience, enhancing the emotional qualities of a subject. The work of the early 19th and 20th century artists as John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, and Winslow Homer have been inspirational influences in my work.' Pamela Preciado has been painting portraits professionally for the past 40 years. Schooled in the tradition of the masters, Pamela's goal is to capture the essence of her subject using a similar approach as the masters she admires combined with her own intuitive process. Education: In her sophomore and junior years of high school, she received two summer scholarships, one to the University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, and one to the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, where she received second place in a portrait competition. After participating in the Glenview Annual Art Fair in Glenview, IL since the age of 10 years old and the youngest exhibitor that year, Pamela went on to earn her college tuition for her freshman year at the University of Kansas by sketching fair-goers with her Quick-Sketch Portraits that she does for community and corporate special events. She was also the exclusive portrait artist creating her Quick-Sketch Portraits for the Babies 'R' Us Stores in Naperville, Schaumburg and Lombard, IL, 3 suburban stores, for 6 years. Her Douthart Scholarship Award in her sophomore year at KU allowed he to pursue her studies in fine art and commercial illustration. Pamela also studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the American Academy of Art in Chicago, and the San Francisco Academy of Fine Art, San Francisco, CA, as well as the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Art in Chicago, where she has been a member for last 9 years. There she has studied extensively with William A. Schneider, Scott Tallman Powers, Clayton Beck, III, and Diane K. Rath, four local portrait and landscape and still life master painters. She also studied with such contemporary national and international masters such as John Howard Sanden, Burton Silverman and Daniel Greene. Exhibitions: Chicago, IL: Quaker Oats Corporation; Booth Fisheries of Consolidated Foods Corporation; The Park Ridge Historical Society, Park Ridge, IL, including a portrait of Winston Churchill; The Ambassador West Hotel, The La Petite Gallery, her own gallery in Park Ridge, from 1972-1974, DeKalb Ag Research Corporation, DeKalb, IL; The Oak Lawn Library, Oak Lawn, IL. San Francisco, CA: The Joseph Alioto Art Gallery, California's Macys Department Stores, where Pamela's portraits of wild African animal prints were marketed, distributed and sold state-wide; The Wells Fargo Bank Headquarters History Room, featuring a group of portraits, 'The Wild West' including Wild Bill Hicock, Black Bart, Mark Twain and Jesse James; and the Mark Hopkins Hotel's Godfrey Gallery. Most Recently, Pamela's portraits will be included in a group show in New York in April 1 through April 26th, 2011 at the Amsterdam Whitney International Art Inc., a museum/gallery in the heart of Chelsea, the 'epicenter of the New York and the International Art Scene'. Online Galleries: AmericanFineArt.com, PamelaPreciadoFineArt.com, Collectrium.com, CACOnline.com, the Chicago Artists Coalition website of which Pamela has been a member for 27 years, Who's Who in American Art, Who's Who of American Women, and International Who's Who, where she was designated as Premiere Member in 2010. She was just honored by the National Association of Professional Women as 'Woman of the Year for 2010-2011'. Corporate Collections: Booth Fisheries of Consolidated Foods Corporation, Chicago, IL; DeKalb Ag Research Corporation, DeKalb, IL; The Edward A. Meindl, II Insurance Agency, Inc., LaGrange Park, IL; The Wells Fargo Bank Headquarters History Room, San Francisco, CA; The National Women’s History Museum, Washington, DC, (currently waiting for Congressional approval for a building site on the Capitol Hill Campus); The US Congressional Black Caucus, Washington, DC. Memberships: The Portrait Society of America, Inc., Tallahassee, FL, founding member, 9 years; The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Art, Chicago, IL, member 9 years; The Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL, member 27 years; The National Women’s History Museum, Washington, DC, member 15 years; The National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, member 8 years; The Chicago Chapter of The National Pastel Society, Chicago, IL, member 4 years; The Chicago Chapter of The Women’s Caucus for Art, member 3 years. Recent Projects: 3 Portrait Montages of the US Congress in 1996; Currently, 'Portraits of Great American Women Achievers, Inc., an non-profit traveling exhibition of 50 the nations' most accomplished women to launch in 2 years, traveling to 16 venues around the country; the selection of these women is based on their outstanding achievements in their fields and their contributions to humanity. The project research began in 2003. Pamela Preciado joined Fine Art America on March 1st, 2011. Visitation Monday, June 22nd from 3 until 8 p.m. Chapel service Tuesday, June 23rd, 10:00 a.m. at the KERRY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CARE CENTER, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Fairmount Willow Hills Cemetery for graveside prayers.

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  • Paula Nesbitt (Thursday, June 18 20 05:58 pm EDT)

    Pamela showed me never giving up in the most trying of times. I (sort of) showed her how to email photos. I came out way ahead.

    To those that don't know her, she will live on through her art. Who those of us who do, she will line on in our hearts...I will miss her sweet and beautiful soul.

    It is my hope her family and friends will find comfort in knowing the suffering has ended.

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Raymond L. Just

Visitation Friday, June 19th from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. with a chapel service and military honors at 5:00 p.m. at the KERRY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CARE CENTER, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, IL.   Interment will be private.

Helen I. Roethel (nee McGuire)

Visitation, Funeral Mass at St. Alexander Church and Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will be private.   Arrangements were entrusted to the Kerry Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Palos Heights, IL.

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  • Laurel Carlson (Friday, June 19 20 05:37 pm EDT)

    Gerry, I’m so sorry to learn that your mother passed away. My Mom still lives in my heart and memories. I pray that you will find peace and comfort.

  • Peter Fee (Saturday, June 20 20 04:00 pm EDT)

    Gerr,

    Joanne and I are very sorry for your loss. I remember your mother to always be very friendly and supportive. Both she and your father were very proud of you at Notre Dame.

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Shirley A. Lester (nee Bailing)

Visitation Thursday, June 18th from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, IL.   Interment Fairmount Willow Hills Cemetery.

Barbara Cserpnyak (nee Mancari)

Beloved wife of the late Harry; Loving mother of Nicki (John) Cannatello, Greg, Guy, Barbara and the late Alfred (Mary Kay) Capra; Cherished grandmother of 12; Adored great-grandmother of 10; Devoted daughter of the late Natale and the late Maria Mancari; Dear sister of Tom (Mary Ann) Mancari, late Fred (late Joan) Mancari, late Jim (late Josephine) Mancari, late Theresa (late Ron) Ranola and the late Natale Mancari; Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. All Services are Private. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

Ivan J. Kubly

Visitation, Funeral Service & Interment at Bethania Cemetery will be private.

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  • David Kubly (Monday, June 08 20 08:16 pm EDT)

    Dad, you touched so many lives. You and Mom showed us what love meant. Love always, David

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