Current Services

Richard R. Rathunde
  Saturday, January 26th
A memorial visitation for Richard R. Rathunde will be held on Saturday, January 26th from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 12 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel.
Patricia Gaskin
  Friday Jan 18, 2019
Patricia Gaskin (nee Readdy), 87, of Elk Grove Village for 50 years. She was a retired 20 plus year employee for the Elk Grove Village Building and Fire Department. Patricia was the beloved wife of the late Robert A. (2003); loving mother of Mary (David) Betker, Bob Gaskin, Jane Heimerle and the late Patrick Gaskin; cherished grandmother of Barbi (Doug) Barrett, Jamie and J.B. Betker, Eric (Anita) and Amy Heimerle and great grandmother of 7; dear sister of Jack (the late Barbara) Readdy, Margaret (the late Harold) Berninger, Genevieve (the late Walter) Grayeski, Kathleen (Michael) Bafaro, Teresa (Charles) Voss, the late Sister Mary Readdy OFM and the late William Jr. She also leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation Friday, Jan 18 from 9am until the time of service at 12pm at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Interment St. Michael Cemetery.
Richard Zgoda
  Sunday, January 13th
Richard Zgoda, 72, a resident of Des Plaines for 25 years passed away on January 9, 2019 at Manor Care of Arlington Heights. Richard was the beloved son of Augustina nee Miller and the late Alexander Zgoda; loving brother of Michael, Sandra Curtis, Lawrence (Joan), and Robert (Ann Marie) Zgoda; he also leaves many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Richard earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from U of I in 1966 and retired as a Prototype Model Maker. A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 13, from 2 to 6 p.m. with a chapel service at 4 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. For more info, 847-640-0566 or
Jean Marie Markes
  January 10/11
Jean Marie Markes (nee Francione), 79, of Elk Grove Village for 49 years passed away January 8, 2019 at Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas S. (2013); loving mother of Anna Marie DeBell and Tom (Lisa Flanagan) Markes Jr.; cherished grandmother of Anthony DeBell; daughter of the late Louis and Mary Francione; dear sister of Patrick (Mikki) Francione and loving aunt of Carole, Pamela, Laura, Christine, Jean Marie, Joe and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews. Jean Marie was a loving homemaker and member of the Festival Chorus for 46 years. A visitation will be held Thursday, January 10, from 3 to 9 at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village with closing prayers Friday, 9:30 a.m. proceeding to Queen of the Rosary Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment at St. Michael Cemetery, Palatine. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence are appreciated. For info, 847-640-0566 or