September 14, 1936 – January 15, 2018
Roy Sye, age 81 – Husband of Genevieve (nee Hoch) and the late Joann (nee Nessel). Proud dad of Valerie Sye-Haritos, Roy (Kathy), Nadine (Rick) Ames, Mike (Linda), Marcia Young, Steven Finch and Gail (Patrick) Branecki. Grandpa of Roy (Colleen), Kristy, Nick, Laura, David, Kori, Kaylee, Kurtis, Jeremy, Ryan, Allison, Isabel and Braden. Great-grandpa of Oona and Hollis. Dear brother of Lynne and Laury. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Roy was a Wood Dale Fireman for over 50 years, served as a Wood Dale Alderman and Councilman and was also a member of Brick Layers Union Local 21. He will be missed by all who knew him. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 19, 2018, 10 AM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oak Brook Terrace IL. Visitation Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 2-9 PM at the funeral home with the Fire Department Honor Guard Service at 7:30 PM.For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
**To anyone who will be attending the Interment on Friday, January 19, 2018, please be advised that it will be graveside. Family has asked that anyone who might be attending, to wear comfortable shoes/snow boots as the walk to the grave is a few steps away from the cemetery road**
February 15, 1944 – January 9, 2018
Tom Athanasios Makris, 73. Born in Asprovalta, Greece on February 15, 1944. Passed away on January 9, 2018. Beloved husband of the late beautiful Barbara, nee Krumnow. Devoted and supportive father of Anna, Christine (Brian) Tranetzki, Katina and Louis. Cherished Papou of Payton. Dear brother of Elizabeth (Constantine) Ress, the late Voula (John) Tsapas and the late George Makris. Dear relative and friend of many here and in Greece. A Memorial Visitation will be held Monday, January 15, 2018 from 3 PM until time of Family Remembrances 4 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
August 5, 1976 – December 27, 2017
Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 3 PM until time of Family Remembrances 8 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale, IL. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the family would be appreciated. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
March 16, 1927 – December 28, 2017
Memorial Visitation will he held Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 10 AM until time of Memorial Service 2 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232
June 29, 1928 – December 24, 2017
Charles F. Doll- Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (nee Campbell). Loving father of Janis Sladek and Kathy (Glenn) Linde. Proud grandfather of Kristine (Brad) Mitchell, Sarah Linde (Cezar Marin), Erin Linde, Todd (Wendy) Sladek and Claire Sladek. Great-grandfather of Meghan and Andrew Mitchell, Alexander and Annabel Linde-Marin, and Ava and Riley Sladek. He was also a loving uncle to Michael (Traci) Campbell, JoAnn Venturella and Terri (Joe) Gentile. Funeral Service Thursday, December 28, 2017 10:30 AM at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. Visitation Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 3-8PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
June 18, 1935 – December 21, 2017
Memorial Visitation will be held Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 3 PM until time of Memorial Service 7:30 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
April 16, 1941 – December 4, 2017
CPD Ret. 32 years. Former mailman and US Army draftee. Husband of 40 years to Frances (nee Adamowski). Dedicated father to Dennis-US Border Patrol (Dawn), Andrew-Highland Park Firefighter (Kara), Mark-Dept Human Services (Amy), and Debbi-medical Social Worker. Beloved Grandfather to Christian, Benjamin, Kaylee. Son of the late Henry and Shirley. Brother to Carole Beymer (Bill). Lifelong friend to George Swanson. Loved his family, the Cubs, his dog Aryana, and storytelling over coffee. Services have been held.
January 11, 1956 – December 14, 2017
Funeral Service Tuesday, December 19, 2017 9:30 AM from Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road Bensenville IL proceeding to St. Alexis Catholic Church, 400 W. Wood Street Bensenville IL for Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Interment Private. Visitation Monday, December 18, 2017 from 3-9 PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
April 16, 1956 – December 10, 2017
Michael L. Graf passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 10, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. Mike is preceded in death by his father, Adolph “Art” Graf. He is survived by his wife, Carol (nee Payne), his daughter, Katie (James McDonald); his grandson, Konnor; his mother, Sally; his sister Elizabeth (Bill) Blaetz, nieces, nephews and great-nephews. Information for a Celebration of Life gathering is pending. Inurnment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Toys for Tots, toysfortots.org/donate, would be appreciated. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
December 13, 1980 – December 12, 2017
Jesse Alan Karpen – Beloved husband of Michelle (nee Weaver). Loving father of Broderick. Dear son of Bruce (Barbara) Karpen. Fond brother of Nik (Theresa) Karpen and Katie Wilfawn (Ty Fisher). Proud uncle of Hannah, Chloe and Scarlett. Son-in-law to Michael (Catherine) Weaver. Jesse was a graduate of Centerville High School, The University of Iowa and Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a Clinical Informaticist for Amita Medical Group. Funeral Service Friday, December 15, 2017 10 AM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Private. Visitation Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 3-8 PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.