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"W" Surnames-Illinois Obit Extractions


age 89

Salt Lake City UT (formerly of Park Ridge & Northbrook IL)

d. 3/28/1999  Salt Lake City UT

preceded by; wife, Ruth (Raney)

survived by; son, Jack; daughter, Jean (James) Morrell; 4 grandchildren; 1 gr-grandchild

Ryan-Parke FH

private svcs

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL


age 94

no dates/obit-4/9/1999


preceded by; husband, Stanley; son, Robert Waishwile; daughter, Betty Pokvitis; sisters, Annabelle,

Billie & Sophie

survived by; daughter-in-law, Zenon W Pokvitis; grandchildren, Sandy (John) Glass, Lynda

(Tom) Schewe & Dave (Renee) Pokvitis; gr-grandchildren, John (Jennie), Tom (Chrissy), Kathryn

& Brian Glass, Ryon & Dana Schewe, Gregory & Natalie Pokvitis

Friedrich-Jones FH, Naperville IL

burial; St Casimir Cemetery

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL


Winfield IL

age 47

no dates/obit-4/9/1999


survived by; parents, Charles & Alice; brothers, Gene, Stephen (Susan) & David (Dawn Stewart)

Walker; sisters, Rhea Walker, Deborah (David) Fitzpatrick & Barbara (Jamie) Fitzpatrick;

extended family

Our Savior Lutheran Church, Carol Stream IL

Brust FH, Carol Stream IL

burial; Assumption Cemetery, Winfield IL

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WALLACE Robert Lee
b. Sept 28 1922 Moline IL
m. 1946
d. March 2 2002
survived by; wife, Wanda; daughters, Kathleen Sjoerdsma, Mary Susan Wallace, Linda Wallace;
sons, Daniel Foote, John & Robert L Wallace; 14 grandchildren; 10 gr-grandchildren
St Pauls Community Church, Homewood IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WARD Marie A

age 92

Hinsdale IL

b. Springfield IL

d. 4/7/1999  Hinsdale IL

survived by; daughter, Madonna Marie Rose Adams; sons, Joseph J & Thomas A; 11 grand-

children; 13 gr-grandchildren

St Cletus Catholic Church, LaGrange IL

Toon FH, Westmont IL

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WARNER Ellen Lydia

Pekin IL

age 89

b. 2/14/1917  Pekin IL

m. 12/7/1935  Pekin IL

d. 11/8/2006  Pekin IL

preceded by; parents, Otto H & Laura J (Graham) Hardt; husband, Nelson E (2/19/2002);

3 brothers; 2 sisters

survived by; son, Graham W (Anne); daughter, Karen L (Bill) Streight; sisters, Laura

Johnson & Jane Danz; granddaughter, Bethany (Rev Paul) Woods; grandsons, Todd (Dena)

Warner & Micah Streight; gr-grandchildren, Rebecca, Nelson & Lydia Woods & Madison


Henderson FH, Pekin IL

burial; Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin IL

source; unknown paper

NOTICE: 1/13/1998
preceded by; wife, Mildred Hlad Washko
survived by; daughter, Georgia Guardi; grandchildren, Michelle (Joseph) Manske, Christine

(James) Iannantone & Madeline Manske; sister, Vera Washko; extended family
Modell FH, Darien IL
Holy Trinity Church
burial; Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside IL
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

WASKIEL Emily T (Koprowski)
NOTICE: 1/13/1998
preceded by; husband, Walter; brothers & sisters
survived by; children, Lois (Barry) Margolis, Lynn & James Smentek; 9 grandchildren;

12 gr-grandchildren; siblings, Marion (Helen), Sophie Lukus, Leo (Theresa),

Virginia Davis & Valentine Koprowski; extended family
Modell FH, Chicago IL
Queen of the Universe Church
burial; Resurrection Cemetery
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

WATTS Maurice W

Elmhurst IL

b. Oklahoma

d. 4/7/1999  Elmhurst IL

survived by; wife, Freda; daughter, Marcia Wilson; son, Gregory R; sister, Louise

Newton; 2 grandchildren

First Congregational Church, Elmhurst IL

Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary, Elmhurst IL

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WAUNEKA Annie Dodge
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 87
d. Nov 10 1997 Flagstaff AZ
source; Chic.Trib, Chciago IL

WEAVER Franklin Maurice
NOTICE: 1/2/1998
age 73
preceded by; brother, Marcellus
survived by; wife, Jerry Martin Weaver; sons, Maurice & Robert; daughter,
Darlene; grandchildren, Terri, Warren, Connie & Tracy; 3 gr-grandchildren;
brother, Wendell (Frances); sister-in-law, Alberta; extended family
A.A. Rayner FH, Chicago IL
Cosmopolitan Community Church
burial; Mt Hope Cemetery
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

WEBBER Blanche (Novak)

age 96

no dates/obit-4/9/1999

svcs- 4/10/1999

preceded by; husband, Ernest; daughter, Nancy Kehoe; sister, Alberta Galvin; brother,


survived by; son, Francis (Marietta); daughter, Rita (John) Donovan; 11 grandchildren;

7 gr-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Gladys Webber

Queen of Martyrs Church

Andrew J McGann & Son FH, Chicago IL

burial; Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WEBER Robert W
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 73
survived by; wife, Dorothy Newman Weber; daughter, Marylou (Clifford) Lindhorn; son,
Robert W II (Shari); grandchildren, Lara, Sara, Carrie, Michael & Matthew; gr-
grandson, DeKoda; sisters, Ruth Macejak & Elaine Post; brother, James (Alice);
extended family
Steuerle FH, Villa Pk IL
Community Congregational Church
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WEIMER Elizabeth P "Betty"

Pekin IL

age 92

b. 2/26/1914  Seattle WA

m. 12/5/1939  Chicago IL

d. 1/1/2007 

preceded by; parents, L.Perley & Virginia (Perry) Phelps; husband, Dr James I.

(4/21/1993); sister, Jean Stevens

survived by; son, Richard P (Jan)

Henderson FH, Pekin IL

cremation/cremains buried Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin IL

source; unknown paper

WEISS Arthur E

no dates/obit-4/9/1999


preceded by; wife, Catherine; parents, Anna & Emil

survived by; brother, Edward W; extended family

H. Marik Sons/George Schubert FH, Berwyn IL

burial; Woodlawn Cemetery

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WEISS Richard
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 58
survived by; wife, Sally Amsel Weiss; sons, Jeffrey (Mara Kerman) & David (Bridget);
step-daughter, Beth (Ken) Kotas; step-sons, Allen (Anne) & David (Rebecca) Carlins;
grandchildren, Evan Weiss; step-grandchildren, Sharon, Christy, Kimberly &
Kaycie Kotas, Andrew, Zachery, Emma, Alex & Sabrina Carlins
Weinstein Fam.Serv.Wilmette Chapel, Wilmette IL
burial; Westlawn Cemetery, Norridge IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL


Pekin IL

age 61

b. 7/20/1945  Chicago IL

d. 11/23/2006  Hopewell IL

preceded by; mother, Neva (Gould) Chouinard

survived by; father, Robert; son, Eric (Meghan); brothers, Donald (Sara) &

Michael (Leigh) Chouinard; extended family

St Joseph Catholic Church, Pekin IL

Henderson FH, Pekin IL

burial; St Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Pekin IL

source; unknown paper

NOTICE: 11/16/1997
preceded by; husband, Walter Friedman
Smith-Corcoran FH, Chicago IL
burial; Ridgelawn Beth-El Cemetery
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WEYHRICH Jeffery Patrick

Manito IL

age 41

b. 2/26/1965  Pekin IL

m. 8/15/1992  Pekin IL

d. 6/4/2006  Peoria IL

preceded by; father-in-law, Chuck DeSutter5 (11/27/2005); grandmother,

Anna DeSutter (4/2/2004

survived by; parents, Loraine O & Shirley (DeSutter) Weyhrich; wife, Linda

(DeSutter); son, Jacob William; daughter, Hailey Nicole; sister, Lynn Marie (Dave)

Wyatt; mother-in-law, Judy DeSutter; extended family

Trinity Lutheran Church, Pekin IL

Noel-Henderson FH, Pekin IL

burial; Meadow Lawn Cemetery, Manito IL

source; unknown paper

NOTICE: 1/2/1998
survived by; wife, Noreen Ann (Schraps); sons, Jeffrey & Wayne; daughter, Heather Marie;
brothers, John W & Terrence M; sister, Cynthia E Palermo
Cuneo-Columbian FH, Franklin Pk IL
burial; Eden Cemetery
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL

WHITE Loretta (Casbohm)
NOTICE: 11/16/1997
preceded by; husband, Alex B; son, Thomas
survived by; daughters, Peggy Bakewell & Cindy (Richard) Krejsa; daughter-in-law,
Nina White; sister, Kathryn Swansen; grandchildren, Chris (Franni) & Keith (Ina) Bakewell,
April (Donald) Baker & Tanya White; 3 gr-
Salerno's Rosedale FH, Roselle IL
St Isidore Church
burial; Mt Carmel Cemetery, Hillside IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 2/13/2002
age 88
preceded in death by: wife, Genevieve I (Witt)
survived by:sons, Philip C and Roger E (Carmen) 6 grandchildren; 2 gr-grandchildren;

sister, Kathryn (Ed) Scott
Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie IL
source; Chicago Trib, Chicago IL

WILCZYNSKI, Rose (Krzus)
NOTICE: 2/13/2002
preceded by: husband, Rudolph
survived by: children, Rudolph (Lucy), Joan (Frank) Knowski, Gerald (Patti-Jo) &
Stanley (Elizabeth); 10 grandchildren; 16 gr-grandchildren; sister, Antoinette (Al)
Korenkiewicz; brother, Thaddeus (Virginia)
Modell FH, Darien IL
St Mary of Gostyn Church
burial; Resurrection Cemetery
source; Chicago Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 95
preceded by; husband, Elmer "Billy"; daughter, Marilyn (Paul) Watts; grandchildren,
Richard & Jeffrey Watts; gr-grandchildren, David, Elanor & Hugh
First Congregational Church, LaGrange IL
Hallowell & James FH
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

Bolingbrook IL
age 55
b. Chicago IL
d. Aug 5 1997 Chicago IL
Bolingbrook FH, Bolingbrook IL
burial; Washington Mem.Gardens, Homewood IL
source; The Metropolitan, Lemont IL

WINGE June (Schaefer)
NOTICE: 3/4/2002
preceded by; brother, Steve Schaefer
survived by; husband, Perry; sons, Donald (Debra) & Alan (Mary) Ervin & Jack P

(Deborah) Winge; grandchildren, Kathleen, Donald, Kristyn, Erica, Laura & Alan;

brother, George (Ruth) Schaefer; sister-in-law, Betty Schaefer; extended family
Modell FH, Darien IL
burial; Mt Greenwood Cemetery
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 11/16/1997
age 88
d. Nov 15 1997

survived by; wife, Marge; sons, Jeff (Jane) & Alan (Christy); daughter, Lore
(Jeff) Kolberg; grandchildren, Emily & Laura Wiscomb, Katie Kolberg; brothers, Scott
(Emma) & Russell (Jane)
Wm.H. Scott FH, Wilmette IL
First Presbyterian Church, Wilmette IL
entombment; Memorial Pk Mausoleum, Skokie IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

NOTICE: 3/4/2002
age 84
preceded by; husband, Hy Wohl
survived by; children, Terrence (Susan) & Mitchell (Cindy) Wohl & Susan Garcia;

grandchildren, Charles, Julie, Mark, Brian, Cindy, Patti, Deborah, Karen, Chrissy

& Matthew; 12 gr-grandchildren
Ahlgrim & Sons FH, Schaumburg IL
burial; Menorah Gardens, Broadview IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WOLAK Stella F
NOTICE: 11/1/1997
age 83
b. Chicago IL
d. Oct 30 1997 Bloomingdale IL
survived by; daughter, Arlene Lewis; sons, Ronald & Lawrence; 5 grandchildren; 2 gr-
Humes FH, Addison IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WOLFF Lawrence S
NOTICE: 11/1/1997
age 81
b. Chicago IL
d. Oct 29 1997 Elmhurst IL
Army Air Corps WWII
survived by; son, David, Jeffrey & Donald; 8 grandchildren; brothers, Robert & Jack
Geils FH, Bensenville IL
source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WOLK Carol (Forman) "Corky"

age 57

no dates/obit-4/9/1999


survived by; husband, Barry; daughter, Anne (Howard) Stolar; son, John; parents,

Robert & Sara Ruth Forman; grandchildren, Kate & Sylvie Stolar; sister, Deborah

(Este) Eichten; brother, Charles (Jane)

Weinstein Fam.Svcs, Wilmette IL

burial; Shalom Memorial Pk, Arlington Hgts IL

source; Chic.Trib, Chicago IL

WOOD Beverly A

Pekin IL

age 73

b. 8/1/1933  Pekin IL

m. 5/30/1951  Mackinaw IL

d. 12/24/2006  Pekin IL

preceded by; parents, Albert J & Marjorie (Schilling) Reis

survived by; husband, Charles H; son, Charles (Donita); daughter, Kathy (Dale)

Hollingsworth; grandchildren, Charles M Wood & Dawn M Verci; gr-grandson,

Colton Verci

Henderson FH, Pekin IL

burial; Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin IL

source; unknown paper

WRIGHT Beverly L
NOTICE: 1/13/1998
age 60
d. Nov 8 1998 Chicago IL
survived by; husband, Floyd; sons, Donald Hammond Jr & Stephan Anderson; daughter,
Donna Hammond; brother, Leslie Inniss
Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago IL
Griffin FH
burial; Lincoln Cemetery
source; Chic.Sun Times, Chicago IL


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