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"P" Surnames-Illinois Obit Extractions

PABST Eugene C
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 88
preceded by; daughter, Mary Anne Hartfield; son, Paul E Pabst
survived by; wife, Mildred C (Kealy) Pabst; son, William E (Sharon); daughter-in-law,
Marilyn; son-in-law, Royce Hartfield; 8 grandchildren; brothers, Arnold & Emery
Pabst; extended family
Rosemoor FH, Lansing IL
St John Church, Glenwood IL
burial; Assumption Cemetery
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 1/2/1998
preceded by; brother, Matt
survived by; wife, Lee (Novak) Palys; sons, John (Edith) & Richard (Sue); grandchildren,
Sara Ann & Adam Lee; sisters, Mary Yracheta, Ann Saenz, Bertha Siele, Dorothy
(John) Stevenson & Stephanie Palys; brother,Ted (Helen); sister-in-law, Lucille Palys
Hickey Memorial Chapel FH, Midlothian IL
St Gerard Majella/Maiella Church
burial; Resurrection Cemetery
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

PANTANO Clotilda

no dates/obit-2/13/2002
preceded by; husband, Joseph Babtista Pantano; son, Gagino
survived by; children, Anna Maria, Frances, Frank A (Kim) & Giovanni Pantano,

JoAnna (Thomas) Kummer; brother, Leo (Matilda Marciante; 8 grandchildren;

1 gr-grandchild
Nelson FH, Park Ridge, IL
burial; St Joseph Cemetery
source; Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL

PAPALEO Peter James
age 83

no dates/obit-2/13/2002
preceded by; wife, Delphyne (Boucher) son, Jeffery
survived by; children, Ken (Mirella), Dennis (Lena), Gregory (Judy), Darryl;
daughter-in-law, Rose; 9 grandchildren; 14 gr-grandchildren; 4 gr-gr-grand-
children; 10 brothers/sisters
Kopicki's Heritage FH, Berwyn, IL
burial; Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
source; Chicago Trib, Chicago, Il

PARDO Salvatore
NOTICE: 3/4/2002
age 90
preceded by; wife, Catherine; daughter, Marie
survived by; daughter, Patricia (John) Grant; son, Jim Pardo; 8 grandchildren; 10 gr-
St Patrick Church, St Charles IL
Yurs FH, St Charles IL
burial; Mt Carmel Cemetery, Hillside IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PARKER Robert William

age 16

Richton Pk IL

d. 4/6/1999 (electrocuted/flying a kite)

survived by; parents, Gloria & Bert; brother, Jason; grandparents, Kathryn

Nordall, Fred & Evelyn Parker & Kenneth & June Herlitz

Lain-Sullivan FH, Park Forest IL

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PARKS, Harold E
NOTICE: 2/13/2002
age 66
US Army vet
survived by; wife, Joyce Liska Parks; children, Robert (Sharon) & Debra (Kenneth)

Nowak; grandchildren, Sara, Sadie, Angela, Amy, Jeremy, Allyson, & Sean;

3 brothers; 4 sisters
Tower Home for Funerals, Lyons IL
Inurnment; family plot, no cemetery listed
source; Chicago Trib, Chicago IL

PARKS Lillian Adele Rogers
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 100
d. Nov 6 1997 WA
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 11/16/1997
WWII vet
preceded by; brothers, William, Henry & Marty
survived by; wife, Zetta (Truszkowski); sons, Philip Jr (Karen), Wayne & Robert Sr
(Christine); grandchildren, Scott, Kurt, Renee, Stacy, Joseph, Samantha & Robert Jr;
brothers, Tony, Jasper & Carlo; sister, Mary Cullotta; extended family
Cumberland FH, Norridge IL
burial; St Joseph Mausoleum
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PASS Sarah (Schneider)
NOTICE: 3/4/2002
preceded by; husband, Louis; sister, Eva Rosensweig
survived by; son, Samuel (Arlene); daughter, Ina (Ira) Pruzan; grandchildren, Brian

(Jodi) Pruzan, Nancy (Bruce) Gurwin, Andrew Pass & Michael Pruzan; gr-grandchildren,
Alyssa Gurwin & Emma Sue Pruzan; sister, Nettie Harris
Chicago Jewish FHs, Buffalo Grove IL
burial; Shalom Cemetery
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

age 80
d. Dec 28 1997 Glenview IL
m. 1938
preceded by; father, Ben Paulsen
survived by; sons, Robert Jr & Mark; daughter, Donni; wife, Jean
William H Scott FH, Glenview IL
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Glenview IL
burial; All Saints Cemetery, DesPlaines IL
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

PAWLAK Mary J (Prokop)
Bolingbrook IL
age 69
d. July 22 1997 Bolingbrook IL
preceded by; parents, Michael & Mary Prokop; brother, Michael
survived by; husband, Joseph R; daughter, Mary V (Paul) Lezon; sons, Joseph M
(Kathleen), David J (Kathleen) & Gary J (Mary Kay); sister, Helen (Stanley)
Bochenek; 11 grandchildren
St Dominic Church
burial; Resurrection Cemetery, Justice IL
source; The Metropolitan, Lemont IL

PAYNE Charron (Dickson)
NOTICE: 1/13/1998
age 27
d. Jan 9 1998 Chicago IL (childbirth complications)
survived by; husband, Nelson; parents, Joseph P & Cheryl Ann Dickson; grandmother,

Catherine Fobbs; brothers, Joseph Jr & Jason
Cage FH
burial; Oak Woods Cemetery
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

PAZDERKA Ehrline R (Rowden)
d. Feb 12, 2002 Chicago IL
preceded by; parents, Rosalie/Thadeus Rowden; brothers, Thadeus Jr, Burton & Robert
survived by; sister-in-law, Evelyn Rowden; children, Ann (James) Trull & Jane (Ralph)
Harris; stepmother, Mamie Rowden; brother, Carl (Beth)
Christ The King Episcopal Church, Lansing IL
Schroeder-Lauer FH, Lansing IL
burial, private, no cemetery listed
source; Chicago Trib, Chicago IL

PEKALA Jean B (Ofiara)
NOTICE: 3/4/2002
preceded by; husband, Joseph
survived by; children, Carolyn (Thomas) Simek, Sandra (Alexander) Wilczak; grandchildren,
Tom (Nicole) & Scott Simek; gr-grandson, Tom
St Jane de Chantal Church
Sendziaks Archer FH
burial; Resurrection Cemetery
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PENDER Eileen Mary
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 32
survived by; parents, Jerome & Ginger (Gudyka) Pender; brother, Jerome (Pam); sister,
Carolynn Reed; grandfather, Henry Gudyka; extended family
Blake-Lamb FH, Oak Lawn IL
St Louis de Montfort Church, Oak Lawn IL
burial; Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL


Pekin IL

age 94

b. 12/16/1911  Beardstown IL

m. 7/2/1930  Havana IL

d. 2/2/2006  Pekin IL

preceded by; parents, Lee & Jessie Ann (Gossage) Crafton; husband, Roy (5/31/1951);

daughter, Barbara Morgenthaler; granddaughter, Tracy Morgenthaler; grandson,

Michael Singleton; brother, Floyd Crafton; half-brother, Lester Crafton

survived by; daughter, JoAn (Willie) Singleton; 7 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren;

6 gr-grandchildren; 1 gr-gr-grandson

Noel-Henderson FH, Pekin IL

burial; Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin IL

source; unknown paper

PEREZ Andrea (Martinez)
NOTICE: 1/2/1998
preceded by; parents, Alejandro & Antonia Martinez; brothers-in-law, Cecil Phillips &
Raymond Castanon; sister, Dora Paniagua
survived by; husband, Bernard; daughters,Rachel (Eleazar) Rodriguez, Sylvia Gudino &
Loretta (Aureliano) Cortez; 7 grandchildren; 2 gr-grandchildren; sisters, Lupe (Andres)
Lujan/Luian, Eloisa (Pedro) Sanchez, Olivia Phillips, Velia (Eliberto) Perez & Delicia
Castanon; brothers, Nicholas (Petra) & Alex (Joy) Martinez; extended family
Wolniak FH, Chicago IL
Immaculate Heart of Mary Vicariate Church
burial; St Mary Cemetery
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

PERRY Bernice E
age 87
Wheaton IL
b. Melrose Pk IL
d. 4/7/1999 Naperville IL
survived by; sister, Alice Henzler; 5 grandchildren
Toon FH, Downers Grove IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

age 85
b. April 13 1916 Vastras Sweden
m. Aug 15 1936 Chicago IL
d. Feb 27 2002 Urbana IL
preceded by; husband, Alfred (9/75);1 grandson; 1 gr-grandson; parents, Sven & Elvira

Nonnen Ostlund
survived by; daughters, Nanci Behrendt, Irene Reznok & Flora Filler; grandchildren,

David & Douglas Behrendt, Diane Kunter, Eric, Keith & Jenny Reznok & Paul Filler;

8 gr-grandchildren
St Stephens Lutheran Church, Antioch IL
Owens FH, Champaign IL
burial; Ridgewood Cemetery, DesPlaines IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PFORTMILLER Hyacinth A (Blaschke) [Bong]
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
preceded by; husbands, Rudelle Bong & Norman Pfortmiller; sister, Eugenia Walejeski
survived by; sons, Rudelle (Bonieta), James (Mary) & Raymond Bong; 12 grandchildren;

18 gr-grandchildren; sisters, Millicent (Melvin) Jorgensen & brother-in-law,

John Walejeski
Oaks FH, Itasca IL
St Walter Church, Roselle IL
burial; Ridgewood Cemetery
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PHEBUS Willard A
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 81
b. Berkeley IL
d. Nov 13 1997 Lombard IL
WWII vet
preceded by; brother, Landis; brother-in-law, Everette Golden
survived by; wife, Estelle (Longmore) Phebus; son, William J (Joanne); grandchildren,
William T, Allison Marie & Trisha Anne; sister, Marion Golden
Brust FH, Lombard IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

Bolingbrook IL
age 50
d. July 23 1997
survived by; sons, Tim, Brian & Steven; grandson, Timothy, mother, Margaret; sisters,
Beth (Dick) Gassen & Sue (Gary) Towler
St Francis of Assisi Church
burial; Hillcrest Cemetery, Hillcrest IL
source; The Metropolitan, Lemont IL

PIGUSCH Edwin "Homer" A
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 77
survived by; wife, Rose (Gluszek) Pigusch; son, Mark (Elizabeth); brother, Kenneth
(Sophie); grandchildren, Ashleigh, Christopher & Morgan Pigusch; extended family
Hirsch FH, Matteson IL
burial; Resurrection Cemetery, Justice IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PITCHER Florence M
NOTICE: 2/13/2002
age 92
preceded by; parents, Joseph/Constance Krawczyk; husband, Edwin Walter Pitcher;

sisters, Lorraine Edwards & Esther Parker
survived by;children, Constance Brady, Edwin (Carman) Pitcher, LaVern Liner & Rose

(Ron) King; 15 grandchildren; 26 gr-grandchildren; 2 gr-gr-grandchildren
St Michael Catholic Church, Wheaton IL
Hultgren FH, Wheaton IL
burial; Assumption Cemetery
source; Chicago Trib, Chicago Il

POLAK Victoria A (Howaniec)
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
preceded by; husband, Walter; brother, Walter; sister-in-law, Della
survived by; son, Kenneth (Patricia); grandchildren, David (Beth), Jacquee (Daniel) West

& Tricia Polak; brother, Joseph; sister, Charlotte (Joseph) Yurisich; extended family
Parkside Chapels & Crem.Svcs.
St Camillus Church
burial; Resurrection Cemetery, Justice IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

POLLOCK Ruth Katherine (Pollman)

Indianapolis IN

age 88

b. 4/6/1918  Pekin IL

m. 7/3/1936  Pekin IL

d. 11/22/2006  Indianapolis IN

preceded by; parents, George & Katherine (Zimmerman) Pollman; husband, Howard Logan

(8/31/1989); brothers, Harry & George; sisters, Minnie Keller, Emma Crager & Mabel


survived by; daughter, Janet E (Howard) Cottengim; son, Thomas H; grandchildren,

J.M., Joshua A (Myndi) & Jonathan N Brown, Angie (Bobby) Daniel & Kim (David)

Hatfield; gr-grandchildren, Kendyl Brown, Ciera Ashley, Landon Hatfield, Ashleigh,

Cameron & Harli Daniel

Henderson FH, Pekin IL

burial; Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin IL

source; unknown paper


Pekin IL

age 80

b. 1/19/1926  Biloxi MS

m. 1950 to June Klicker

m. 5/29/2004

d. 11/28/2006  Pekin IL

US Navy  WWII/Korea

preceded by; parents, Burton Ford & Gladys Isolene (Roberts)

survived by; wife, Laura (Sonnemaker); son, Norman; daughters, Lynn (Neal) Johnson

& Donna (Tom) Milso; stepson, Steve Sonnemaker; grandchildren, John, Chris, Dawn,

Sarah, Jennifer, Kelli, Toni, Chris & Jennifer; 4 gr-grandchildren; brothers, Robin

(Betty) & Dick (Donna); sisters, Joyce McKenzie, Barbara Crocker & Patricia (Harold)


LaMarsh Baptist Church, Mapleton IL

burial; Maple Ridge Cemetery, Mapleton IL

source; unknown paper

NOTICE: 11/1/1997
preceded by; parents, Walter & Lillian
survived by; brothers, Thomas (Shirley) & Richard (Karin); extended family
Casey-Laskowski & Sons FH
burial; Maryhill Cemetery
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

POTER Sofia (Schapochnik)
NOTICE: 1/2/1998
preceded by; brother-in-law, Saul Sapier
survived by; husband, Sam; daughter, Ann (Fred) Leviton; son, Gary (Karen); grand-
children, Brandon & Tory Leviton, Jessica, Cameron & Jeremy Poter; sister, Bertha
Sapier; brother, Mauricio (Aida) Schapochnik
Lloyd Mandel Levayah FH
burial; Shalom Mem.Pk, Arlington Hts IL
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 11/1/1997
age 57
b. Detroit MI
d. Oct 29 1997 (NW Mem.Hosp)
preceded by; father, Ray Potter
survived by; wife, Juanita; sons, Miles & Whitney; mother, Alice Potter; 2 sisters; 1

service held at later date
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

POTTS Marian R

Pekin IL

b. 6/30/1930  Pekin IL

m. 5/1/1947  Kansas City MO

d. 9/15/2006  Pekin IL

preceded by; parents, Charles Oscar & Ferne Edna Hanna Myers; husband, Don

(2/3/1981); son, Dwight; 3 brothers; 2 sisters

survived by; sons, Randy, Ronald (Janet), Ricky, Terry (Cheryl) & Robin;

daughter, Cheryl (John) Gray; 15 grandchildren; 5 gr-grandchildren

Henderson FH, Pekin IL

burial; Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin IL

source; unknown paper


age 89

d. 4/4/1999  Chicago IL

survived by; brother, Donald

svcs - Sawyer MI

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 11/16/1997
preceded by; husband, Chester J; brothers, Frank, William & Frances Obal; brother-in-law,

Edward Pawlak; sister/brother-in-law, Elsie (Richard) Allen
survived by; sons, Stanley J (Janis), John J & Edward J; daughter, Lisa Benigno Praznowski
grandchildren, Tina, John, Nicholas, Charles & Michael; gr-grandson, Justin; sister, Rose

Colonial-Wojciechowski FH, Chicago IL
St Ladislaus Church
burial; St Adalbert Cemetery, Niles IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PRESTA Salvatore C "Sam" Jr
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
survived by; wife, Lisa (Lazzaro) Presta; daughter, Angela Presta; step-daughter, Nichole

Groh; sister, Carmella (Joe) Gavin; extended family
Divine Infant Church
Conboy-Westchester FH, Westchester IL
burial; Mt Carmel Cemetery, Hillside IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 1/2/1998
US Army WWII 3rd Arm'd Div.
preceded by; son, Andy; brothers, John & Tony
survived by; wife, Mercy (Galvan) Prindes; daughters, Lisa (Tim) Hendrickson & Lynn
(Perry) Romanowski; grandchildren, Matthew, Jennifer, Timothy & Joshua Hendrickson;
sisters, Sr Andrea & Emily Blaha
Salerno's Galewood Chapels, Chicago IL
St Ferdinand Church
burial; Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 95
preceded by; husband, Peter; son, Constantine; 6 siblings
Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral, DesPlaines IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PROBST Virginia
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
preceded by; husband, Otto; daughter, Patricia
survived by; daughter, Pamela; son, Michael (Laurie); grandchildren; Jennifer & Brian
Nelson FH, Park Ridge IL
burial; Mt Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 11/16/1997
preceded by; brother, Otto; sister-in-law, Marie; brother-in-law, Joe Cygan
survived by; wife, Grace V Prochaska; daughter, Carol (Cullen) Schippe; sisters,
Mary (Victor) Spacek & Betty Cygan; brothers, John (Alvina), Jerry (Violet) &

Joseph; sister-in-law, Gertrude Prochaska; extended family
Malec & Sons FH
St Thesia Church
burial; St Adalbert Cemetery, Niles IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PRZEKWAS Irene L (Klekowski)
NOTICE: 3/4/2002
age 81
d. March 1 2002 IN
preceded by; husband, Frank; brother, Stanley; sister, Charlotte Madaczyk
survived by; daughters, Francine (James) Szczucki & Charlene (Warren) Llado; grandchildren,

Cori Ann, Christopher, Keith, Timothy & Adam; brothers, Frank (Bernice) Klekowski &

Norbert (Betty) Klekowski; sisters, Dolores (Armando) Ganz & Lorraine (Frank)
Sinkular; extended family
St Andrew Church
Burns-Kish FH, Munster IN
entombment; Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

PYCH Eugene
NOTICE: 2/13/2002
preceded by; sister, Ann Rich
survived by; wife, Adeline (Grzywacz); children, John (Lori), Kenneth (Sun) &
Deanne (Joseph) Kovanda; grandchildren, Brooke, Cody, Cory, Brett, Courtney,
Zachary & JoDee; sister, Adeline Feret, Helen Ziobro, Dorothy, Gertrude Klimala;
brother, Ed & John Pych Jr
St Louis deMontfort Church
Lawn FH
burial; Resurrection Cemetery
source; Chicago Trib, Chicago IL


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