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Posted: Friday, January 11, 2013 11:58 am

The following obituaries appear in January 9-14, 2013 editions of the Journal & Topics Newspapers.

Helen Marie Anderson, of Wheeling

Helen Marie Anderson (nee O’Reilley), 74, of Wheeling died Sunday, Dec. 30. Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, Palatine, handled funeral arrangements.

Roland A. Blais, of Buffalo Grove

Roland A. Blais, 85, of Buffalo Grove, recently passed away. A Life Celebration Mass took place at St. Mary Church, Buffalo Grove. Kolssak Funeral Home, Wheeling, handled arrangements.

Virginia Bruski, of Arlington Hts.

A Funeral Mass for Virginia Bruski, 85 of Arlington Hts. was celebrated Wednesday, Jan. 9 at St. James Church in Arlington Hts. with interment at St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles. Funeral arrangements were made by Glueckert Funeral Home.

Robert J. Busiel, of Elk Grove Village

A Funeral Mass for Robert J. Busiel, 59 of Elk Grove Village was celebrated Friday, Jan. 4 at St. Julian Eymard Church, Elk Grove Village, with interment at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel.

Marilyn C. Dembowski, of Rolling Meadows

Marilyn C. Dembowski (nee Godfrey), 86, of Rolling Meadows, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30. Meadows Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Dorothy Elizabeth Evans, of Arlington Hts.

Dorothy Elizabeth Evans, 86, of Arlington Hts., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1. Glueckert Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Ursula B. Edfors, of Park Ridge

Ursula B. Edfors (nee Gardewin), recently passed away. Friel Funeral Directors of Norridge made funeral arrangements.

Marlene A. Fautsch

Marlene A. Fautsch (nee Vandigo), 74, died on Thursday, Dec. 28. Mass was celebrated at St. Issac Jogues Church. Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, Niles, handled arrangements.

Biagio “Ben” Fortunato, of Mt. Prospect

Biagio “Ben” Fortunato, was born Feb. 3, 1920 in Italy and died Jan. 5, 2013 at his home in Mt. Prospect. Visitation took place Monday, Jan. 7 at Friedrichs Funeral Home in Mt. Prospect

Dale A. Franke, formerly of Park Ridge

Dale A. Franke, 54, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1 in a nursing home in St. Petersburg, FL, after a long fight against cancer. He was the son of the late Donald and Marge Franke of Park Ridge. He grew up in Park Ridge. A memorial service will be planned in the Chicago area in the summer.

A. James “Jim” Gallagher, Jr., of Palatine

A. James “Jim” Gallagher, Jr., of Palatine died Jan. 4 at the age of 91. He was a 55-year resident of Palatine and a Navy pilot during World War II. Visitation was held Tuesday Jan. 8 at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation, Schaumburg.

Mary C. Geraci, of Elk Grove Village

Mary C. Geraci, an Elk Grove resident for 40 years, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1. Funeral arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel.

Eleanor June Glueck, of Palatine

Eleanor June Glueck, 83, of Palatine, passed away Friday, Dec. 28. A memorial celebrating Eleanor’s life will be held in spring 2013.

Bernard Hardy, of Arlington Hts.

Funeral services for Bernard E. Hardy, 93, of Arlington Hts. and Palatine took place Friday, Jan. 4 at Christ Lutheran Church in Palatine with interment at Memory Gardens in Arlington Hts. Funeral arrangements were made by Meadows Funeral Home.

John James Harte, of Palatine

John James Harte, 70, of Palatine, passed away Sunday, Dec. 31. Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Louise L. Hayes, of Mt. Prospect

Louise L. Hayes, 81, of Mt. Prospect, died Thursday, Dec. 29, in Arlington Hts. Visitation was held Jan. 4 at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, Arlington Hts.

Hermann “Dutch” Heinemann, of Des Plaines

Lt. Col. Hermann “Dutch” Heinemann, of Des Plaines, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29. Visitation was held Friday, Jan. 4 at Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines.

Peggy A. Hilgenberg, of Elk Grove Village

A Funeral Mass for Peggy A. Hilgenberg, 62 of Elk Grove Village will be celebrated Thursday, Jan. 10 at Holy Family Church, Inverness, with interment at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. Funeral arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel.

Donald L. Kaider, of Palatine

Donald L. Kaider, 75, of Palatine, recently passed away. Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home handled arrangements.

John T. Murphy, of Rolling Meadows

John T. Murphy, 90, of Rolling Meadows, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6. Meadows Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Charles Leonard Pettrone, Sr., of Rolling Meadows

Charles Leonard Pettrone, Sr., 76, passed away on Jan. 6. Meadows Funeral Home in Rolling Meadows made funeral arrangements.

Robert L. Rogers, of Palatine

Robert “Bob” L. Rogers, 62, of Palatine, passed away Monday, Dec. 31. Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Irene R. Rogowski, of Palatine

Irene R. Rogowski (nee Drapa), 85, passed away on Jan. 2. Meadows Funeral Home in Rolling Meadows made funeral arrangements.

Providence F. Scelsa, of Elk Grove Village

Providence “Babe” F. Scelsa, 77, of Elk Grove Village, recently passed away. Grove Memorial Chapel handled funeral arrangements.

Robert “Bobby” Stoner, of Rolling Meadows

Robert “Bobby” Stoner, 66, passed away on Jan. 1. Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home in Palatine made funeral arrangements.

Laverne R. Trappe, of Des Plaines

Laverne R. Trappe was born on Apr. 28, 1926 and died on Friday, Dec. 28. Laverne was a lifelong resident of Des Plaines. Services were handled by Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines.