Current Services

Sandra L. Ambrose
  Sunday Oct. 14, 2018
Sandra L. Ambrose (nee Schaffel), 59, of Elk Grove Village for 10 years. Sandra was born in Chicago and peacefully passed away October 10, 2018. She was an 8 year executive secretary for Fresenius Kabi Drug Co. of Lake Zurich. Loving mother of Megan A. and David I. Ambrose and dear sister of Marla D. (Tom) White, Ron and the late Mike (Suzi) Schaffel. Visitation Sunday Oct. 14 from 3-7pm with a service at 6pm. Memorial contributions to St. Jude Research Hospital appreciated. Info 847-640-0566 or
Richard M. Anders  -  75
  Wednesday October 10th- Thursday October 11th
Richard M. Anders, 75, of Elk Grove Village for 35 years. Born in Dallas, Texas and passed away peacefully at his home October 6th, 2018. Richard was a retired 1 Star Brigadier General, veteran of the Vietnam War and Desert Storm, and served in the US Air Force for over 30 years. He was also a 20 year member of the Silver Circle. Richard was the beloved husband of Janice L. (nee Kortum) for 36 years and the loving father of Jill M. (Brian) Melford, Jennifer A. and Karen L. Witt. He was the cherished grandfather of Layla, Emily, Charles, Sophia, and Joe and the dear brother of Doris (JP) and Douglas (Stacy) Anders. A visitation will be held Wednesday October 10th from 3 p.m to 9 p.m. with a Service at 7 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Hts Rd, Elk Grove Village. Interment Abraham Lincoln Nat’l Cemetery on Thursday. Memorial contributions to the American Lung Association appreciated.
John F. Issel  -  65
  October 12th and 13th
John F. Issel, 65, a lifelong resident of ElkGrove Village. Born in Chicago, he passed away on September 25. John owned and operated Heavy Equipment Parts Depot for 21 years. He was the dear brother of James A. (Ann), Jeffrey C. (Kathy Lee), Joanne V. Issel and cherished uncle of Matthew and James. Memorial visitation Friday, October 12th from 3 to 8 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. Chapel service Saturday, October 13th at 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow at St. Michael Cemetery, Palatine. In lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to Wounded Warrior Project. For information, 847-640-0566 or