Friday, April 26, 2013
Julia Helenowski's memory lives on in a memorial photo website.
The following obituary was provided by Donnellan Family Funeral Services. Julia Helenowski, 24, of Glenview. Born August 24, 1988, died April 15, 2013. Beloved daughter of Kimberly (Cliff) Smith and Tomasz (Susan) Helenowski, M.D.; loving sister of Anna, Adam Marek, Christopher Loyd, Eryk Tomasz, and Alyssa Faith Helenowski. Dear granddaughter of Shirley and the late Kenneth E. Reed. Irena Helenowski, D.D.S and the late Adam T. Helenowski, M.D. Caring niece of Kenneth E. Reed, Katherine “Katie” Wood, Joanna E. (the late John) Gittler – Helenowski, Jacek M. (Marta) Helenowski and Irene B. Helenowski, PhD, cherished cousin of many. Visit http://julia.helenowski.com/ to see more photos of Julia.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Northfield resident and former Glenview resident passed away on Monday. She was 75.
The following obituary was provided by Donnellan Family Funeral Services. Charlene M. James, born October 29, 1927, died April 8, 2013 lived in Northfield, and previously in Glenview. Beloved wife of the late William M. James, Jr. Loving mother of Lynn James (Anne Madsen), Deborah (Gerald) Weinmann, Marcy (Jay) Kleeman and Leslie James-Cook (Tony). Dear grandmother of Mark (Shiela) Hayes, Kathryn Weinmann (Douglas Bailey), Laura Weinmann, Christine Weinmann, John Kleeman and Aubrey Cook. Great-grandmother of four. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 11 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd. in Skokie. The funeral will be held on Friday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Community Church of …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Wilmette native Elissa Froman died at age 29 of Hodgkin's lymphoma. Friends and coworkers remember her dedication to social justice and her unusual ability to build community in the personal and political spheres.
Although she didn’t have a rabbinical degree, friends and co-workers who knew Elissa Froman say that her precocious ability to build community and her dedication to social justice made her, in many ways, already a rabbi. Froman, who grew up in Wilmette, died of lymphoma at age 29 on Friday, March 22. She spent her short career advocating for social change as a legislative associate with the National Council of Jewish Women and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism in Washington, D.C. As her next move, she had hoped to bring her commitment to social justice to the pulpit. Speaking at her funeral, Froman’s boss, Sammie Moshenberg, used the analogy of the princess and the pea to explain Froman’s passion. If Elissa was the princess, …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Glenview resident was born Sept. 8, 1953 and passed away March 22, 2013.
The following obituary was provided by Donnellan Funeral Services. Elizabeth Evans nee Casady, born Sept. 8, 1953, died March 22, 2013. was the beloved wife of Scott Evans; loving sister of Marcus (Jean) Casady and Amy (Peter) Molitor; dear aunt of Sarah and Robert Molitor, Carrie and Jay Casady and Amanda, Mike, Matt and Meaghan; sister in law of Teri Bencik and Kimberlee Brasseur. Specific visitation or funeral instructions were not provided. Memorial donations can be made to: C.A.R.E. for the Evanston Animal Shelter, 2310 Oakton Street, Evanston, IL 60202 www.care-evanston.org.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Glenview's Richard Morrow died on Jan. 21 at age 86 in Glenview, where he lived for much of his life.
Richard Morrow, 86, of Glenview, the former CEO of Amoco, the one-time international gas and oil company, died on Jan. 21, Crain's Chicago Business reports. In a 1987 profile on Morrow, Fortune called him "dour and meticulous," described him as a man of "personal caution and conservatism" and that he used to hunt, fish and play gin rummy. Morrow was a trustee at the University of Chicago and Rush Medical Center, according to Crain's, and married to Janet Malone, a member of the Chicago Ethics Board, according to Fortune. Sign up for the Glenview Patch morning newsletter to get the latest local obituaries in your inbox.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Funeral services for Takfin will be held at Chicago Jewish Funerals in Skokie on Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
The following obituary was provided by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Izak Taksin of Northbrook, born May 25, 1922, died Jan. 16, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Schandel nee Giler. Loving father of Aaron (Sheri), Joseph and the late Michael (Marilyn) Taksin. Proud grandfather of Sarah (Jonathan) Leon, Matthew Taksin, Bonnie (Scott) Walsh, Sam (Vicki) Taksin, Kara Taksin and the late Jared Taksin. Cherished great grandfather of four. Service will be held Thursday, Jan. 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. in Skokie. Interment will be held at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, 1300 South Des Plaines Ave. in Forest Park. Shiva will be held at the Taksin residence, 2931 Crabtree Lane in Northbrook. Call (847) 480-9331 for details…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Internet pioneer passed away this weekend in an apparent suicide. He was a student at North Shore Country Day School and grew up in Highland Park. His funeral is Tuesday morning.
Teachers and administrators at North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka remember former student Aaron Swartz as extremely intelligent and curious. Swartz, an Internet activist, co-creator of social news website Reddit and founder of Demand Progress, was found dead in an apparent suicide on Friday in his apartment in Brooklyn. He was 26. Swartz grew up in Highland Park and attended North Shore Country Day School through 9th grade. “He was a very creative boy and a very clever and bright child,” said Pam Whalley, head of lower school. “He was always engaged in school work. He loved … the creative opportunities he had here.” Whalley also noted that Swartz demonstrated the ability to tackle complex problems at a young age. “He was always …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Highland Park native helped create the RSS feed when he was 14. He was facing federal charges at the time of his death. His funeral is Tuesday at Central Avenue Synagogue.
Aaron Swartz, a Highland Park native and activist for free content on the Internet, was found dead Friday in his Brooklyn apartment in an apparent suicide, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. He was 26. Swartz helped create the RSS feed, which allows people to subscribe to information online, when he was just 14, according to an article in the New York Times. He also helped found Reddit, a social news website. He went on to become an activist for free online content, which landed him in trouble with the federal government in 2011 when he was indicted for gaining illegal access to a subscription-based service that distributes literary and scientific journals and then downloading nearly its entire library CNN quoted a statement from Swartz's…
Monday, December 10, 2012
Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 14, from, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10:45 a.m. in Skokie.
The following obituary was provided by the Donnellan Family Funeral Home. Michael B. Higley, 55, of Glenview, died on Dec. 5, 2012. Devoted son of the late Robert and Mary Lou Higley, nee Hoehn. Beloved husband of Margaret “Mitty” Higley, nee Uriell; loving father of Patrick, Mark and Elizabeth Higley; dear brother of William (Mary) Higley and the late Susan (Patrick) Kordas; brother-in-law of Tom, Bill (Sherri), Mike Uriell and Mary (John) Mooney; caring uncle of Catherine, Callie, Kathleen, Patricia, Molly, Bobby, Annie, Corey, David, Ben, Kathryn, Sara, and Clair. Visitation Friday, Dec. 14, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral stars Saturday, Dec. 15, 10:45 a.m. and will from Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd. at Old Orchard …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Services for the former Glenview resident will be held Wednesday.