John J. Kroll – United States Army Veteran – Beloved husband of Helen (nee Mildred). Giving father of Darlene (Paul) Kinney, Sharon (Michael) Stokasa and David (Donna). Loving grandfather of Brian (Elaine) Kinney, Jennifer (Sean) Marshall, Leanne (Chip) Wollenberg, Michael (Christine) Azzarello, Jaklyn Kroll and Jessica (Bobby) Morales. Loving great-grandfather of Kyle, Isabella, Ramsey, William, Mia, AJ, Lucy, Diesel, Logan, Amber, Jillian and Azalea. Funeral Service Saturday, June 3, 2017, 9:30 a.m. from Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL proceeding to Holy Ghost Church, 254 N. Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale IL for Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Interment Private. Visitation Friday, June 2, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
July 7, 1929 – May 14, 2017
Visitation will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 2 p.m. at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, IL. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
July 28, 1962 – April 30, 2017
Scott Alan Brinkman – Born July 28, 1962. Passed away suddenly on April 30, 2017. A proud and loving father to Clark and Stone Brinkman, Scott is survived by Susan Brinkman, mother of his children; father, Wayne (Gloria) Brinkman; sisters, Debra (John) Strus and Sheryl (Matthew) Swanson; loving nieces and nephews: Martin (Rebecca), Maggie, Katelynn (Parker), Max and Stacey.
Preceded in death by his mother, Carole (nee Harpling).
The family invites you to celebrate Scott’s life with them at an Open House on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at White Pines Golf Club & Banquets, 500 W. Jefferson, Bensenville IL from 3 to 7pm.
April 29, 1935 – April 28, 2017
Barbara Calderone (nee Hicks) Born April 29,1935 passed over to eternal life on April 28, 2017. Dear daughter of the late Murray and the late Doris Hicks. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Calderone Jr. Barb was the sister of eight brothers and a wonderful mother to James, Cheryl, Michael, Daniel, the late Bernard,Joseph III and William. She loved all her daughter- in- laws, 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Being a devoted nurse for over 50 years, she loved and cared for so many others that she will be missed dearly by many and remain forever in our hearts. Memorial Visitation will be held Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2-6 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
Edith I. Marinangel (nee Metzger) – Beloved wife of the late Raymond M. Loving mother of Jim (Kathy), Rick (Ellen) and Jeff (Vicki). Proud grandmother of Cindy, Bill (Ingrid), Lisa, Michelle and Jack. Great-grandmother of Tegan. She was preceded in death by brother Dan and sister Dorothy. A 1944 graduate of Steinmetz High School in Chicago. In 1952 she and her husband moved to Bensenville to raise a family. They moved to McHenry in the 1970s and she worked full-time managing branches for McHenry Savings Bank. She later resided in Port St. Lucie, Florida and then in Schaumburg, IL. To escape the cold winters she moved to Dallas, Texas where her son Jeff had relocated his family. She was a wonderful mother-in-law to her three son’s wives and a loving grandmother to her five grandchildren and her great grandchild. Visitation Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 11 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 12:30 p.m. at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
May 13, 1941 – April 21, 2017
Diane Wendland (nee Jandow) Beloved wife of Allen Wendland. Devoted mother of Robin (Kurt) Schroeder. Loving daughter of the late Ivadelle Anderson. Cherished grand-daughter of the late Birger and the late Selma Anderson. Dearest sister of Barbara Cochran and Johnny Rees. Fond sister-in-law to many. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 12 pm until time of Funeral Service 3 pm at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
May 3, 1954 – April 18, 2017
Robert John Bonfield – Loving husband of Linda (nee DeFranza). Beloved son of Mary (the late John) Bonfield. He is also survived by many cousins. He was the owner of ‘From Grime to Shine, Inc.’ where they did flood and floor restoration. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 2 PM until time of Funeral Services 4:30 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
Kaelan Riley Longworth King, 19, of Addison, IL, passed away on Thursday, April 13th. He was born in Minneapolis, MN on March 20th 1998 to Melissa King and Wade Longworth. By friends, family, and anyone whom he contacted, Kaelan was known for his heart, his enduring empathy, and kindness towards others. If someone suffered, Kaelan would be found extending a helping hand; a quality uncommon in someone so young. Even when his own life was turbulent, he sought to sacrifice his own resources for others’ sake. Kaelan is survived by his mother Melissa, his grandparents Steve and Diane King, his girlfriend Regina Christian, and best friend, Deniko Dotson; their love for him endures and grows in this difficult time. Visitation Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 11:30am until time of Funeral Service 1:30pm at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.
Marshall Herbert Uhl was born June 7th, 1926 at Norwegian-American Hospital in Chicago, IL. He died April 12th, 2017 at Bridgeway in Bensenville. He was the only child of Christ Joseph “Joe” Uhl and Elfreida Klein Uhl. He graduated from Kelvyn Park High School in May 1943 in order to enlist in the Army. While in the Army, he attended the University of Michigan and University of Illinois, as well as Wright Junior College; he completed his education at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago in 1953 with his degree in Electrical Engineering. He was honorably discharged after serving in post occupation Army-Air Force after World War II.
He met Esther Anne Barber at the Lutheran Student Center at University of Illinois. They attended Confirmation classes and he was baptized in and confirmed in 1951 at Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chicago. They married at Trinity Lutheran in Pontiac on July 3, 1954. During the next 40 years, he worked as an Electrical Engineer for Hallicrafters. Motorola, Western Electric, and Sola among others. During Esther and Marshall’s 46 years of marriage, their love produced two children: Paul Hiram and Carol Margaret Elfreida.
He was a Ham radio operator for over 60 years and a member of the Masonic Lodge since 1947. He was a third degree Mason and was Worshipful Master of Lodge 1159 in 1976 and 1999. He was a long-term member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, serving on the Board of Trustees for several terms.
Marshall Herbert Uhl was preceded in death by his wife Esther (December 22, 2000). He is mourned by his family, Paul and Linda Uhl, Carol and David Alba, his grandsons, Stephen and Michael Uhl, Ryan Alba, and Laura Verner, a member of the extended family, as well as the many who knew him.
Lying in State Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 865 S. Church Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Bensenville IL. Visitation Monday, April 17, 2017, from 3-8 p.m. at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Zion Lutheran School or Christus Victor Lutheran Church Mission Appeal. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.