Kristina D. Michel

Age 31 of Palos Heights. Devoted daughter of Mark & Laura (nee Brennan) Michel. Cherished sister of Adam, Mariah & Cole. Loving grand daughter of Pat (late Gerry) Kaduk & Nancy (late George) Michel. Adoring niece of Matt (Chris), Michael (Heidi), Greg, Jeff & Dawn. Dear cousin of Patrick, Megan, Caden, Callie, Carly, Kenzie, Sammy, Nick, Katie, Justin, Wesley, Keith & Shane. Funeral Services & Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions to - Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center 2942 W Lake Street Chicago, IL 60004 would be appreciated. Services will be streaming on our Facebook page, on Friday, April 17th at 11:00 a.m.

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  • Pat Kaduk (Tuesday, April 14 20 05:47 pm EDT)

    Laura, my saddened heart goes out to you and Mark, Adam, Mariah and Cole. A big hug for all of you. Feel my love forever.

    I will always cherish the special moments Kristina and I shared together and with the family.

    Kristina, you will forever remain in my heart. I will miss you so much. Love, Grandma

  • Gina Demos (Tuesday, April 14 20 06:18 pm EDT)

    Dear Mark and Laura,
    My Christina and I send you our deepest heartfelt condolences.

    I remember how sweet and loving Kristina was, and how much my Christina cherished their elementary school friendship.

    We moved to Michigan but Christina kept in touch with Kristina on Facebook.

    Heaven has gained an angel. May you all find peace.

  • Auntie Geri (Tuesday, April 14 20 07:42 pm EDT)

    Dearest Laura, Mark,,
    My heart aches for you and your family. I send your my heartfelt prayers for peace and comfort. Kristina was a beautiful child and a warm hearted and caring young woman. You now have an angel In heaven watching over you. She will be missed. Love Auntie Gerib

  • Peter and Julie McShea (Tuesday, April 14 20 07:49 pm EDT)

    Laura, Our sincere sympathy for your loss. May your memories of better times sustain you. Bless you and your family

  • Jessica (Tuesday, April 14 20 09:32 pm EDT)

    To kristinas parents,
    Losing a child is the worst thing a parent can go through . I have so many good memories of her being a loving, happy person and it absolutely destroys me what has happened to her. I hope you can find peace during this trying time. Remember the person she was and know she was loved by so many who now that she's gone feel the loss.

  • Mary Rose Swieca (Wednesday, April 15 20 05:03 pm EDT)

    Words cannot express how deeply sorry I 'am to hear about Kristina. My deepest sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family .

  • Maureen Corless (Wednesday, April 15 20 06:06 pm EDT)

    Laura and Family My deepest condolences to you and your family at this most difficult time. I pray that God will surround you & your family with comfort and love.

  • Renee Brennan (Wednesday, April 15 20 06:41 pm EDT)

    Mark, Laura, Adam, Mariah and Cole

    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember her smile and her holding Caden when he was first born. I remember her love of children and how she wanted to work with them when she was older. May the Lord watch over all of you at this difficult time and may he hold her in his arms and give her everlasting peace. Praying for all of you at this most difficult time.

    Love Renee

  • Robin watters (Wednesday, April 15 20 07:58 pm EDT)

    To the Michel Family. My Daughter Amanda Watters and I Adored your Krista. She was bright, beautiful, sweet, caring and a gentle soul. Amanda was so sad when we moved and missed her special friend Krista. They had contact even this past year. I have to believe God felt Earth was just too difficult for Krista. No words for loss of a child. Robin Watters

  • Kelly Carollo (Wednesday, April 15 20 09:04 pm EDT)

    I am so sorry for your loss. Kristina used to babysit my sister and I when we were young. I always looked forward to her coming over; she would make crafts with us, bring games, and always brought the fun! She was such a sunshine filled person. I will always remember her & be forever grateful for adding happiness to my childhood. May her soul rest in peace.

  • Mike Broderick (Thursday, April 16 20 02:01 am EDT)

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Kristina clearly had a very special family who will miss her. Mike EA

  • The Koch Family (Thursday, April 16 20 06:43 pm EDT)

    Laura and Mark;
    my heart breaks for you. It saddens us so much and nothing we can say can take away the pain you must feel- please know she is safe and in heaven, looking down, smiling, and free. We love you very much- Kym Tom Connor

  • Todd, Maureen, Owen and Wyatt (Thursday, April 16 20 07:08 pm EDT)

    Mark, Laura, Adam, Mariah and Cole

    May the grace of God guide you through this difficult time and incredible loss. Kristina’s loving and beautiful spirit will always be remembered in our hearts and included in our prayers.
    With Love and Deepest Sympathy,
    Todd, Maureen, Owen and Wyatt

  • Frank and jo bujan (Thursday, April 16 20 11:48 pm EDT)

    Laura,mark,and children. We are saddened by the sudden loss of Kristina.we know that she is with the lord now and at peace.god will bless heir soul.PEACE AND LOVE FRANK AND JO BUJAN

  • Jill Van Riet (Friday, April 17 20 06:22 am EDT)

    Kristina was my friend from many years ago. I loved her like a little sister. She was funny, smart and an all round amazing human being. I’m so sorry this happened to her and so sorry for her family. Will miss her and think of her often. God bless you my friend! Prayers for all who loved her go out

  • Timothy Powell (Friday, April 17 20 09:36 am EDT)

    Laura & Mark
    Our prayers are with you and your family during this tragic loss. We Love you all.

    Tim & Jackson

  • Heidi Klauser (Friday, April 17 20 12:29 pm EDT)

    Laura and Mark there are no words to express our sorrow and pain for you during this difficult time. May God grant you peace in your hearts to help through the coming days. You're all in our thoughts and prayers and we look forward to the day we can give you a hug! God Bless your family and Kristina. We love you!
    With Love,

  • Edward Arcos (Saturday, April 25 20 01:53 pm EDT)

    Love ya Kristina Michel Rest well my friend I'm going to miss you & remember all the times you made me laugh & all the fun time's we had you where a sweetheart & Cool in down to earth you cared about people too you where a cool friend your eye's would Glow when u where happy & beautiful smile I'm gonna miss ya my friend

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Siham Nesheiwat (nee Fakhoury)

Funeral Services & Interment at Holy Sepulchre will be private.

Joan M. Mowen

Funeral Services & Interment will be private. Memorial Services will take place at a later date.

Elizabeth J. Russell (nee Ryan)

Age 93, Native of Chicago, Il. Beloved Wife of the late William E Russell. Devoted mother of Mary Elizabeth McNamara, Carol Ann Jegerski (Kenneth M), Jean Louise Walsh (Michael M.), Patricia Lynn Russell, MD, William E Russell (Patricia A). Cherished Grandmother of Katherine McNamara, Megan McNamara and Elizabeth (Zach) Massaro; Marybeth (David) Rottman and John Jegerski; Maura Walsh and Daniel (Alycia) Walsh; Connor and Christopher Mosquera. Loving great grandmother of Addison Walsh, Ryan and Mac Massaro. Dear daughter of the late Dr.Edward and Marie Ryan. Fond sister of the late Edward Ryan, Mary Louise Sullivan, Bernadette (late Howard) McGinnis and John Ryan, MD (late Anne). Dear sister in law and aunt of many nieces and nephews.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Kidney Research Foundation would be appreciated.  Funeral Services & Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will be private. Memorial Services will take place at a later date.

Cecilia M. Murphy (nee Hyman)

  Ceil Murphy (Hyman) of Lockport (Oak Lawn), IL passed peacefully on 4/03/20. She was born in Chicago on January 13, 1935. She was the loving wife of the late Gregory Murphy. She is survived by her two loving children, Karen (Dale) Peterson and Lisa (Mark) Thode.  Ceil was the proud grandmother of Danielle (Joshua) DeBoer and Megan (Corey) Grove.  A faithful parishioner at St. Dennis of Lockport and St. Germaine of Oak Lawn. She spent her final years at Lago Vista in Lockport playing cards and enjoying her many friends.   The family would like to thank all of her friends for their care and compassion. Funeral Services & Interment at Saint Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park will be private.  Memorial Services will take place at a later date.

Ann Banas (nee Schaus)

Funeral Services & Interment will be private.

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  • Becky (Tuesday, April 07 20 04:44 pm EDT)

    I am saddened by this. I remember her as a good friend and roommate from college on. She was always upbeat and excited about something. She will be missed.

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Edward "Eddie" Nigohosian

Was born February 6, 1930 in the West Pullman Neighborhood. He was preceded in death by his mother Mariam and father Ardashes Nigohosian, his sister; Peggy Enokian & brother-in-law; John. He is survived by his nieces; Peggy J. Enokian-Mason, Irene (John) Bortko & nephew; John (Frances) Enokian.  Grandnephews; Brian and Tim Bortko, Noah Enokian & grandnieces; Karen Bortko and Faith Enokian. Also, many loving cousins. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and worked for the State of Illinois for 20 years. The funeral services and interment will be private due to the present restrictions that are being enforced. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name should be made to S.S. Joachim & Anne Armenian Apostolic Church, 12600 S. Ridgeland Avenue, Palos Heights would be appreciated.

Doris J. Tortorici (nee Allen)

Funeral Services & Interment will be private. Memorial Services will take place at a later date.

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  • Carl L. Carlsson (Wednesday, April 15 20 09:23 am EDT)

    Dear Phil,
    I am so sorry to hear about Doris's passing. You will be in my prayers. Please let me know when services will be held at a later date.

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Margery Hackl (nee Blinstrup)

Funeral Services & Interment will be private.

Thomas Joseph Bangs

Proud U.S. Army Veteran of Palos Heights, IL passed peacefully on 3/30/20.  He was born in Chicago on November 6, 1944.  He was the beloved husband of his loving wife the late JoAnne (Ringius/Gunnerson) Bangs. He is survived by his two loving children, Erica (Charles) Sutter and Todd (Kelly) Bangs. Tom was the proud grandfather of Abigail Sutter, Jenna Sutter and Miles Bangs. Tom was one of three children. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Bangs and Helen (Henrichs) Bangs.  He is survived by his dear sisters, Barbara (James) Lewis and Lois (George) Masny.  He was a fond uncle to James, Robert, Thomas and Jennifer Lewis. Tom worked for Tuthill Pump Corporation, Panduit and retired from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.  He always enjoyed car shows with his ’69 Camaro and loved to fix everything from bicycles to watches. Tom attended St. Basil’s Catholic School, graduated from Chicago Vocational High School. The family would like to express their love and gratitude to Tom’s extended family and close friends who have kept him busy in his retirement and checked in on him daily. Due to today’s environment the services will be private.

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  • Pat and Larry Land (Wednesday, April 01 20 01:21 pm EDT)

    So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. All of you were such good neighbors. He would give us updates on the grandkids and was very proud of Erika and Todd.

  • Kathryn McGivney (Thursday, April 02 20 09:14 am EDT)

    My deepest sympathy to all of
    Tom 's family on the loss of this great, kind man . It has been a privilege and honor to have him as my dear dear friend for 53 years. I will miss him always.

  • George Cibelli (Friday, April 03 20 08:00 pm EDT)

    Tom, You were the best of friends to me. We shared many interests. Had many good work related stories and much laughter to last forever. I "will" miss you

  • Diane Henricks (Sunday, April 05 20 05:31 pm EDT)

    Our condolences to Tom's family. You are in our prayers and thoughts. My father Warren Henricks and Tom's mother Helen were 1st cousins.
    The Warren Henricks Family

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