Albert Slezak

Al

Albert Slezak
Of Chicago

Al Slezak was born on December 20, 1962 in Park Ridge, Illinois to Herbert and Dorothy (nee Parsons) Slezak. He died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

Mr. Slezak was a software engineer. He was a great friend to many and was always there in good times and sad times. Al never forgot a birthday and always sent well thought out gifts for the kids at Christmas each year. His annual Christmas letter was legendary. He loved to travel, read, watch movies, BBQ and go out with friends, eating good food and drinking good wine. Al had a great smile and a contagious laugh.

He is survived by his sisters, Suzanne Slezak, and Nancy (Wayne) Beuchel; his nephew, Kelleigh Lyons; and his extended family and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation from 3:00 pm until time of Remembrance Service at 7:00 pm, Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.

Maurice McCain

Maurice McCain
Of Hoffman Estates

Maurice McCain was born on July 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois to Frank Mints and Elwanda McCain. He died Friday, February 17, 2017 at Avantara of Long Grove in Long Grove, Illinois.

Mr. McCain worked as a die setter for Weber-Stephen and was a member of Heaven’s Descendants Gospel Group.

Maurice is survived by his spouse of 20 years, Barbara McCall; his children Eric McCain, Melinda Reid, Tonisha McCain, Monica McCain, Jason Bentley, and Donny Johnson; and his step-son, Vincent Hodges.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation from 12:00 pm until time of Funeral Service at 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, Illinois. Interment Private.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.

Thomas James “Tom” Van Bladel

Tom

Thomas James “Tom” Van Bladel
Of Arlington Heights

Thomas James Van Bladel, D.D.S., 74, of Arlington Heights, IL, died February 5, 2017. He passed away in Aruba while windsurfing, his favorite activity.
He is survived by his loving wife Yvonne; six siblings: Janet (Ken) Mullins, Gerald (Linda), Alan, Kenneth (Doris), Robert (Sue), and Patricia (Dennis) Nolan; four children: Heather (Josh), Kevin (Shilarna), Erin and Christine; and five grandchildren.
Prior to retirement in 2010, he practiced dentistry in Arlington Heights for 35+ years, caring for over 3500 patients. After graduating from UIC, he became a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, serving aboard the U.S.S. Sperry and at Camp Pendleton. Tom greatly enjoyed science, outdoor activities, exercise and the ocean. He remains well loved, and will be greatly missed. Memorial will be private.
The family requests donations be made to OceanConservancy.org in his name.
Memories and condolences may be posted at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.

Marydona Weymier

Marydona Weymier

Of Arlington Heights

Marydona Weymier was born on January 10, 1919 and was married 40 years to the late Russell C Weymier.  She was born in Lafayette, Indiana to Jerome B and Ruth (nee Ray) Welch. She died Saturday, February 11, 2017 in Arlington Heights, IL.

Marydona Weymier was an active member of Liberty Bible Church in Chesterton, IN and most recently a member of the Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights, IL.  Marydona had a strong faith and was a friend to everyone.  People were drawn to her joyful spirit and charismatic personality.

Susan (Lawrence) Cairns, Debbie (David) Wardle, Jennifer (Keith) Kodalen and Joan (Joseph) Levon; her grandchildren Valerie (David) Cairns Dent and Vicki (John) Cairns Rosas, Tim (Cherie), Jeff (Laura) and Steve (Leah) Wardle, Kristen (Ben) Kodalen Monk, Kyle (Chelsea) Kodalen, Rachel (Nick) Kodalen Ippolito and Brian Kodalen, Laura, Joseph (Keiko), Matthew, Stephen, Heidi and Heather Levon and 20 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Saturday, February 25, 9:00 am until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 am at the First Baptist Church or Arlington Heights, 1211 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL, 60005. All are invited to a luncheon following at the church.  Committal will be 11:00 am, Monday, February 27 at Chesterton Cemetery, 300 E. Porter Ave, Chesterton, IN 46304.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to WMBI, 820 North LaSalle Dr., Chicago, IL 60610.  Funeral Information can be found and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847)253-0168.

William C. Schauer

William C. Schauer
June 10, 1926 – February 13, 2017
William (Bill) Charles Schauer, age 90, was born on June 10, 1926 in Chicago, IL to Herman and Georgia (Weidenmiller) Schauer. He passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. Bill was married to his Walther League sweetheart, Marilyn Schauer (Freese) for 64 years.
Bill grew up in Chicago and started his family there. He then lived in Glenview, IL for 33 years and moved to Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake, IL after he retired. He served in the Navy during World War II in the pacific theater aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Franklin. Bill worked as an electrician for over 40 years, member of IBEW 134. He was a committed Christian and volunteered for several church organizations over the years, ushering and serving on building & finance committees. He was active in the American Legion Post 166, Glenview, IL. In recent years he enjoyed sharing his NASCAR passion with his children and loved to follow the activities of his grandchildren.
Bill is survived by his wife Marilyn, two daughters, Wendy (Martin) Landwehr, Sally (Jeff) Owen, his son, Michael (Vicki) Schauer, his grandchildren, Lauren (Rob) Dion, Kelsey Schauer, Matthew Seidl and his son-in-law Brian Seidl. He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Kimberly Seidl.
Visitation and Celebration of Life Service will be at St Matthew Lutheran Church, 24500 Old McHenry Rd, Hawthorn Woods, IL on Saturday February 18, 2016, visitation 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Celebration of Life Service at 11:00 AM. Inurnment will be private at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St Matthew Lutheran church.

Mary M. Aseltine

Mary M. Aseltine
Of Arlington Heights

Mary M. Aseltine was born on July 22, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois to Homer and Margaret (nee Crowley) Anderson. She died Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Before retiring Mrs. Aseltine was a manager for Franks Nursery & Crafts in Arlington Heights. She had worked as an LPN specializing in geriatric care for 10 years. Mary enjoyed sky gazing and Astronomy, planting and gardening and crafting with beads. She especially liked spending time at her second home in Sarasota, Florida.

Mary is survived by her husband, Philip Aseltine; her son, Chris F. (Julie) Aseltine; and her sister, Maureen E. (Paul) Jarolin.

She was preceded in death by parents and her brother Thomas Anderson.

Visitation from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 and from 9:00 am until time of Funeral Service on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Burial at Arlington Cemetery, Elmhurst.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to: Catholic Charities, please note Community Outreach/Homebound support, http://www.catholiccharities.net/DonateNow/GeneralDonations.aspx.

Funeral information and condolences www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.

Virginia Adamiec

Virginia Adamiec
Of Antioch

Virginia Adamiec, formerly of Buffalo Grove, was born on June 4, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois to Charles and Marie (nee Bielarz) Weiler. She died Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at her home in Antioch.

Mrs. Adamiec worked as a clerical worker for the Merchandise Mart in Chicago before retiring.

Virginia is survived by her daughter, Donna (John) Waechter,. her son, Ronald Adamiec; her seven grandchild, Carey (Eric) Garvey, Richard Kornstein, Sandra Sosin, Kristen Brennan, Jeremy, Allison, and Jessica Waechter; and her seven great grandchildren Alexia, Kayla, Joshua, Jaxson, Karter, Kayden, and Katelynn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Adamiec and her parents.

Visitation from 9:15 am until time of funeral Mass at 10:00 am, Monday, February 6, 2017 at St. Mary Parish, 10 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Burial at St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to her family.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.

Alan “Al” A. Eberhardt

Al

Alan “Al” A. Eberhardt
Of Arlington Heights

Alan “Al” A. Eberhardt, 79, of Arlington Hts. returned to his Heavenly Home on Friday Jan. 27th, 2017 surrounded by his family. The love and prayers of his family and friends along with his firm belief in God supported him throughout his final struggle and ultimately brought him peace.

Alan was born to the late Anthony and Auleen Eberhardt in Dubuque, IA. He entered the Iowa National Guard in 1959 after earning a degree in economics from Loras College. He met his wife, Bette, while attending law school at the University of Iowa. They returned to Dubuque where he began his career with JC Penney and their first child was born. Each of his next five transfers/promotions resulted in a new home and a new child. Their last move was to Arlington Hts. where their sixth child was born. After that their only new arrivals were pets. Alan continued his military career with the US Army Reserve retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel after a combined 38 years of service.

Above all Alan was devoted to his wife, Bette. They raised their children with patience, humor and a sense of adventure. Alan loved to run marathons, training with his honorary 7th child, Trooper, was avid reader and fan of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library reference librarians.

He had a real passion for serving his community as a Eucharistic and Bereavement Minister, PADS volunteer, various military reserve organizations and Grand Knight of the Holy Rosary Council of the Knights of Columbus for which he received the Volunteer Arlington Heights’ Heart of Gold.

Alan is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bette (nee Graef); his children Marianne Eberhardt, Margaret Eberhardt, Kathy (Pete) Van Tassel, Michelle Eberhardt, Michael (Andrea) Eberhardt and David Eberhardt; and his 9 grandsons to whom he loved to read and spend time with, Craig, Cody, Cole, Caleb, Ryan, Kevin, Joshua, Leon and Isaac. He is also survived by his loving sister-in-law, Beverly Graef Graves and brother-in-law, Robert Graef.

In addition to his parents, Alan was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Eberhardt, age 16.

Visitation from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois and Friday, February 3, 2017 at St. Edna Catholic Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, Illinois from 9:00 am until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Committal 12:30 pm, Friday at Ft. Sheridan Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Arlington Heights Memorial Library: http://www.ahml.info/content/donation-form, to Loras College: https://alumni.loras.edu/giving, to National Right to Life: http://www.nrlc.org/donate or to Knights of Columbus, Holy Rosary Council #4438, 15 N. Hickory, Arlington Heights, IL 60004.

Funeral information and condolences www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.

Ashlyn Elizabeth Lesiak

Ashlyn Elizabeth Lesiak

Ashlyn Elizabeth Lesiak was born on January 23, 2017 at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois to Greg and Rachel (nee Fulara) Lesiak, where she died Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Ashlyn is survived by her parents; her grandparents, Jim & Ginger Fulara, and Leszek & Beata Lesiak; her aunts, Allyson (John) McAuliffe, Kristen (Adem) Tahiri, Jennifer Fulara, and Monika (Jonathan) Alvarez, and her uncle, Kris Lesiak.

Her family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until time of Remembrance at 3:00 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Interment is private.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to: Cherubs for the CDH Community, www.cherubs-cdh.org/fundraising/contribute.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.

Theresa M. Dellegrazio

Theresa M. Dellegrazio

Theresa M. Dellegrazio was born on May 15, 1927 in Chicago, to Nick and Josephine (nee Conti) Ublasi. She died peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

Theresa worked as an Administrator for Maine East High School. After retirement, she became a Eucharistic Minister at St. James Catholic Church. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Dill, but most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends. Her children and grandchildren remember her as a wonderful cook and baker, acknowledging that she made the “World’s Best” Pound Cake and Nut Cups.

Theresa is survived by her son, Joseph (Terri) Dellegrazio; her grandchildren, Daniel Dellegrazio and Joseph Dellegrazio; and her niece, Karen (Andrew) Puccinelli. as well as many other extended family members.

She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph “Dill”; her son, Peter N. Dellegrazio; her brother, Frank Ublasi and her parents.

Visitation from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, ( 4 blocks south of Palatine Road) Arlington Heights. Prayers 9:15 am, Monday, January 23, 2017 at the funeral home, proceeding to St. James Catholic Church, 831 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, for Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Interment at All Saints Cemetery.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.