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Donald S. Keesey

grandpa (1)May 12, 1930 – April 1, 2018

Donald passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the Amita/Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence in Elk Grove Village.

Donald was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing and an avid Blackhawks fan.

He was born on May 12, 1930 in York, Pennsylvania to Wilson A. Keesey and Ruth N. (nee Sechrist). Donald served three tours in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

He is survived by his sister Pauline; his children: Janet, Karen (John), and David; grandchildren: Jennie, James (Michelle), Colleen (Pete), Ryan (Katie) and Michael; great-grandchildren: Isabella, Jonathan, Riley and Connor. His wife Betty, his parents and his siblings (Richard, Lois and Miriam) preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 11 AM until time of Memorial Service 3PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Casual attire requested, no ties allowed. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the USO, Honor Flight, The US Naval Institute, Disabled Veterans, The Fisher House Foundation, The Humane Society or the ASPCA, would be appreciated.

For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

 

Virginia L. Fatigati

FatigatiApril 2, 1958 – April 8, 2018

Virginia L. Fatigati (nee Myers) – Beloved wife of Ralph. Dear daughter of Leonard (the late Nancy) Myers. Loving mother of Cheryl Kiska and the late Daniel Singletary.  Proud grandmother of Timothy Hnatko; Katelin, Matthew and Allison Kiska. Devoted sister of Victoria Ridgeway, Steven (Anne) Myers and the late Constance Frye. Cherished aunt to Justin and Matthew Ridgeway and the late Michael Frye.  Funeral Service Friday, April 13, 2018 11 AM at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. Visitation Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 4-9 PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

 

Rosemary J. Jakob

December 31, 1932 – March 29, 2018

Rosemary Jakob of Bensenville, age 85, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018.  Beloved sister of Doreen Roskopf; Loving Aunt to Michelle Roskopf and Paul Roskopf; Loving aunt-in-law to Paul’s wife, Janet; and proud great-aunt to their son Jake. She was preceded in death by her mother Olga, father John, and brother-in-law, Peter Roskopf.  

Rosemary enjoyed a career as a Secretary and was a phenomenal typist back in the days before personal computers. She frequently met with her old friends from work and would talk about it with family.  Rosemary loved her pet cats in addition to other family member’s pets.  She enjoyed being on her condo association board, the friendship of other board members, and many condo building neighbors. She was a very generous person and will be dearly missed by her pet cats, family and friends.

Funeral Service Friday, April 6, 2018 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 Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Edward E. Olson

December 21, 1951  – March 30, 2018

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Edward E Olson – Loving husband to Linda (nee Marrazzo). Survived by his daughters Heather (Andrew) Katsuleas, Paula (Brian) Smith and grandchildren Drew, Jason and Cale. Brother to Carol Olson and Barbara Beguhl. He was preceded in death by his parents Eugene Olson and Myrtle Butler and siblings Richard Olson and Elizabeth Shell. Ed was a beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. He will be sincerely missed. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 3-8 PM with a Funeral Service at 7:30 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Juan Arenas, Sr.

5511EC46-23F4-4F0B-8DE6-C184B7E49CD2November 24, 1941 – March 18, 2018

Juan Arenas, Sr. – Dear son of the late Catrina Gonzalez. Loving father of Juan Jr (Francis), Michelle Arriaga, Irene Arenas, Kevin Arenas, the late Mary Ann Arenas, the late Christina Arenas and the late Silvia Arenas. Proud grandfather of  Aleigha Hall, Christina (Jason) Bork, Jessica Arriaga, Brandon (Angela) Arenas, Eriberto Arenas, Steffany Mendoza, Juan Arenas III and Olivia Arenas. Great-grandfather of Terrance, Landen, Myles, Dominek, Cameron, Jackson, Carter, Kali and Skyler. Fond brother of three sisters and four brothers.  Visitation will be held Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9 AM until time of Funeral Service 1 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

Edward J. Nowicki

IMG_2451January 7, 1923 – March 20, 2018

Nowicki, Edward J. passed away Tuesday, March 20.  Beloved husband of the late Jean C. Loving father of John (Terry) Nowicki, Larry Nowicki and Charlene (Jeff) Weber. Cherished grandfather of Kyle, Joe (Brooke), David (Charisce), Kathleen (Brandon), Emily and Sara. Great-grandfather of Vivian, Fiona, Brooklyn, Brynley, Blakely, Kace, Oliver and Ivy.  Dear brother of the late Veronica Gluszek, Stanley Nowicki, John Nowicki and Celia Maciejewski. He is survived by sisters Lou and Lynn, and brother Casey. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Dear friend of many. Ed was the Owner of Nowicki Plumbing and Heating; the plumbing inspector for the Villages of Wood Dale and Bensenville; and served as a Wood Dale Volunteer Fireman from 1960 to 1968. He possessed a wonderful smile and will be dearly missed. Funeral Service Saturday, March 24, 2018 9:30 AM 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 AM. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles IL. Visitation Friday March 23, 2018 from 3-8 PM, with Family Eulogy at 7 PM,  at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Carol Ann Kryzmowski

October 14, 1944 – March 6, 2018

Funeral Service Friday, March 16, 2018 11AM 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 11:30AM. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice IL. Visitation Thursday from 3-9 PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Carol Jean Berk

FB_IMG_1521038993141001November 6, 1957 – March 13, 2018

Carol Jean Berk (nee Lindelof) – age 60, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. She is survived by her loving daughters, Michelle, Patricia, Charlene and Monique. Proud grandmother of Nathan, Jake, Meranda, Sara, Jason, Ian and Dylan. Dear sister of Ralph, Tom (Chris), Cathy (Brad) and John (Debbie). Visitation will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 3 PM until time of Funeral Service 7:30 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Robert A. Soucie

June 2, 1959 – March 7, 2018

Visitation will be held Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 1 PM until time of Funeral Service 6 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Beatrice Dorothy Mixon

February 29, 1924 – February 28, 2018

Small in stature, Beatrice Dorothy Mixon, was a giant in faith, in spirit, in will power and love. Beatrice Dorothy Mixon (nee Jankowski) was born on February 29, 1924. Beloved wife of James Harvey Mixon. Precious mother of Sharon, James Harvey Mixon Jr. (Annmarie), Deborah Meyer and Scott. Grandmother of  James Mixon III, Christopher Perry, Meagan Perry, Annalisa Mixon and Leanna Mixon. Sister of Patricia Hendrick and Janet Jablonski; sister-in-law of Jean Jankowski. Aunt to loving nieces and nephews. Beatrice lovingly served over 25 years to the Wood Dale Lady Lions; was a member of the Wood Dale Club until it disbanded; and also served in the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Wood Dale Historical Society. Her enormous spirit and love will prevail. Resting at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 11:30-1:30 PM then proceeding to Holy Ghost Church, 254 N. Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale IL for Mass of Christian Burial at 2 PM. Interment Maryhill Cemetery, Niles IL. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.