Current Services

Carlos M. Izquierdo  -  48
  Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017
Services for Carlos M. Izquierdo, 48, of Wonder Lake, will be Saturday, October 14th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Helen Dziadus  -  90
  Friday, October 13, 2017
Helen Dziadus, 90, of Schaumburg, passed away at home on October 8, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Frank A. (1971); loving mother of Paul A. (the late Marlys), Frank A. Jr. (Cynthia), and Nancy M. Dziadus; dear grandmother of Pamela (Andrew) Field and Frank J. Dziadus Visitation will be Friday, October 13, 2017 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel. Private interment at Maryhill Cemetery, Niles.
Vlasta E. Willis  -  85
  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
Visitation for Vlasta E. Willis, 85, will be Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Service at 11:00 a.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.
Hans J. Wirth  -  63
  Friday, Oct. 13th and Sat., Oct. 14th
Visitation for Hans J. Wirth, 63, of Elk Grove Village, will be on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 from 3:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel. A Chapel service will be held on Sat., Oct. 14th at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Marie L. LaVezzi  -  100
  Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
Marie L. LaVezzi (nee Henne), 100 yrs. 10 months, 17 days old, a resident of Schaumburg for 19 yrs. passed away September 30th at her home in Friendship Village. Former resident of Itasca and Wood Dale and longtime volunteer at Alexian Brothers Med. Ctr. Loving wife of the late Robert V. (1989); loving mother of Barbara M. (Bud) Pruyn and Marilyn J. (Dennis) Hartley; cherished grandmother of Randy (Susan) Pruyn, Dan, Dale and Donna Hartley; great grandmother of Will and Katie Pruyn; and dear sister of the late Arthur (Shirley) Henne. Private services October 3rd at Grove Memorial Chapel. Interment at Mt. Emblem Cem. The family would like to thank Linda and Sandy from Vitas Hospice for their loving kindness at the end.
Ronald "Ron" Chamerlik  -  74
Ronald "Ron" Chamerlik, 74, of Elk Grove Village for 44 years, passed away September 24, 2017. Ron was the beloved husband of Nancy M (nee Walsh); the loving father of Mark (Stephanie) Chamerlik; dear brother of Hillard (Rita)Chamerlik and Lillian Bachan. Ron served as an MP with the United States Army, stationed in South Korea, and was a member of the Train Collectors Association (TCA). A visitation will be held Thursday, September 28, from 3 to 9 PM, at Grove Memorial Chapel, with a chapel service Friday, September 29, at 10:30 AM. Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL Monday, Oct. 2nd at 1:00 p.m.
Irma M. Lange  -  82
  Thursday, Sept. 28th and Friday, Sept. 29th
Irma M. Lange, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 22, 2017. Born in Chicago and a graduate of Roosevelt High School, she moved to Elk Grove Village in 1960 where she lived in her original home for 57 years. Irma was a devoted daughter to her late parents, Irma M. and John C. Lange, and dear sister to the late Catherine (Lange) Ahlborn. She was the beloved aunt to Jim (Sue) Ahlborn and Margaret (Ron) Stemler, and cherished "auntie auntie" to her grandnieces, Isabelle, Charlotte and Saxon Ahlborn. She was known to lovingly spoil the furry family members, Buster and Felix. She spent her entire career at CNA Insurance, 47 years, where she was employed as an Executive Secretary for Legal Counsel and a long-time member of the company choir. Irma was dedicated to her faith and one of the first parishioners at Queen of the Rosary Church in Elk Grove Village where she served as Eucharistic Minister, Lector and Commentator for many years. She supported many charities and was committed to preserving American historical locations. A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 28, from 3 to 8 PM at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. Please meet at Queen of the Rosary Church for a Funeral Mass on Friday, September 29, at 10 AM. She will be laid to rest with her family at St. Michael Cemetery in Palatine. For information, 847-640-0566 or In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Garfield Farm and Museum in LaFox, IL at
Walter F. Michna Jr.
  Friday September 22, 2017/Saturday September 23, 2017
Walter F. Michna Jr., 67, a resident of Elk Grove Village for 41 years, passed away on Sept. 20 at Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence. He was born in Hammond, IN and graduated from Augustana College in 1972. Walter, a CPA, retired after 38 years working for The Boler Co. of Itasca. He was the beloved husband of Veronica J. nee. Herlihy for 45 years; loving father of Russell W. (Kristin) Michna and Amanda J. (Eric) Lundberg; cherished grandfather of Lyla Jean; devoted son of the late Walter F. Sr. and the late Phyllis Michna; dear brother of Richard (Carol) Michna, Mary Jo (John) Wodziak, Helen (Kevin) Torres and Sally (Ken) Hoffmann. Visitation will be held Friday, Sept 22 from 3-8pm at Grove Memorial Chapel- 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Chapel prayers on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 10:30am followed by an 11am Funeral Mass at St. Julian Eymard Church. Please omit flowers. Donations can be made to the Make A Wish Foundation or American Cancer Society.