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MARIE AGOSTA

Marie Agosta

MARIE AGOSTA
Born: September 7, 1925
Died: January 4, 2018
Visitation: Friday, January 12, 2018
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Funeral Service: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Prayers begin at 9:15 am at Michaels Funeral Home
Funeral Mass begins at 10:00 am at St. Walter Church, 130 W. Pine Street, Roselle, IL
Entombment: St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, IL

Marie Agosta (nee Iacono), 92, was born on September 7, 1925 to the late John and the late Angela, she passed away peacefully on January 4, 2018 in Ft. Meyers Beach, FL.

Marie was the adoring wife of 51 years to the late Joseph, Sr.; loving mother of Patricia (Jim) Knoy, Barbara (Joseph) Trecola and Joseph, Jr. (Kimberly) Agosta; cherished grandmother of Timothy (Hylah) Clemans, John (Jayla) Clemans, Angela (Cliff) Snitgen, Michael (Angela) Agosta and Kathryn Agosta; proud great grandmother of Rosalie and Anastasia Clemans, Destany, Phoenix, Jayden and Gideon Clemans, Joseph and Lillian Snitgen and Henry Joseph Agosta; fond aunt of Louis (Alex) Agosta and Michelle; dear friend to many. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Marie’s name to the International Essential Tremors Foundation and click “Donate”.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

PHYLLIS M. BARBER

Phyllis M. Barber

PHYLLIS M. BARBER
Born: August 18, 1938
Died: December 15, 2017
Visitation: Friday, January 5, 2017
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Interment: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elmwood, IL





Phyllis M. Barber (nee Trella), age 79, a resident of Roselle was born on August 18, 1938 in Chicago to the late Edward Trella and the late Josephine (nee Stanosz). Wife to the late Donald Barber.

She was a beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. Dear friend to many. She will be missed by all those who lives she touched.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

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DR. MICHAEL J. ZAK

Dr. Michael J. Zak

DR. MICHAEL J. ZAK
Died: December 29, 2017
Visitation: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Memorial Service: Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Begins at 10:30 am





It is with great sadness that the family of Dr. Michael J. Zak announces his passing on to Eternal Glory on Friday, December 29, 2017, at the age of 56 years. Mike will be lovingly remembered by his two daughters Sierra and Marissa, as well as his former wife Lisa and girlfriend Margaret. Mike is also survived by his parents David and Mary Ann Zak and his siblings Richard, Cheryl (Cliff), Mark, and Tom (Anna). Mike joins his daughter Allison, who preceded him in 2012.

A respected and accomplished member of his profession, Mike was a partner with The Associates for Oral, Maxillofacial, and Implant Surgery. Outside private practice, Mike served as Diplomate and Examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, past President of the Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and past President of the Polish Dental Arts Society. Mike’s charity work included donating his talents to those less fortunate both domestically and abroad through the Illinois Mission of Mercy and Health Volunteers Overseas. In his personal time, Mike was an avid triathlete who also loved skiing, snowboarding and his time in the kitchen, to everyone’s benefit.

In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of Mike to the Illinois Mission of Mercy.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

MYRON P. BERGSTROM

Myron P. Bergstrom

MYRON P. BERGSTROM
Born: August 18, 1975
Died: December 16, 2017
Visitation: Saturday, January 6, 2018
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebration of Life Service begins at 4:15 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg





Myron P. Bergstrom, 42, was born on August 18, 1975 in Superior, WI, and passed away December 16, 2017 in Reno Nevada. In Reno, Myron pursued his education and career as a union electrician. He was instrumental in accomplishing many large building projects in and around the Reno area. Myron loved racing motorcycles at Nevada and California speedways, where he spent time with his “Racing Family” and had many special friends.

Myron was the adoring father of Melody and Sidney; loving son to his parents Julie and John Swieca and Patrick and Barbara Bergstrom; dear brother of Angela and Howard Ohren, Nicole and Oscar Ramirez, Patrick, April and Corey Bergstrom; preceded by loving grandparents Armand and Kay Lucas and Myron and Nancy Bergstrom; beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews; dear friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.

All are welcome to attend and celebrate Myron’s life. In lieu of flowers, a minor’s estate account is being set up for Myron’s children.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

ALAN C. BEDYK

Alan C. Bedyk

ALAN C. BEDYK
Born: August 9, 1948
Died: November 30, 2017
Memorial Visitation: Saturday, December 30, 2017
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Celebration of Life Service begins at 5:50 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg



Alan C. Bedyk was born on August 9, 1948 in Wilmington, Deleware to Carl Bedyk and Sue (nee Wilson) and passed away on November 30, 2017 in Oak Lawn, IL.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

ELLWOOD GUSTAV STOLLE, JR.

Ellwood Gustav Stolle, Jr.

ELLWOOD GUSTAV STOLLE, JR.
Born: January 27, 1937
Died: December 11, 2017
Visitation: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wake Service begins at 7:15 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service Thursday, December 14, 2017
10:00 am at Michaels Funeral Home
Interment: Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst, IL

Ellwood Gustav Stolle, Jr. was born on January 27, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Ellwood, Sr. and the late Ella (nee Straub) and passed away on December 12, 2017 at his home in Schaumburg.

Beloved husband to Maureen L. Stolle (nee Mittelbrun) for 51 years. He also leaves behind two daughters Vicki Grace (nee Stolle) and Brenda Stolle. Grandfather to Diana Halloway (nee Grace) and Heather Bzdon. Brother to Georgianna Way (nee Stolle). Beloved uncle to many.

He served In the United States Army for two year, the Philadelphia Police Department for 2 years until moving to Chicago in 1966 to marry Maureen. He joined the Chicago Police Department in 1966 and served for 33 years, retiring in 1999.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

HUONG QUANG PHAM

Huong Quang Pham

HUONG QUANG PHAM
Born: June 25, 1930
Died: December 9, 2017
Visitation: Friday, December 15, 2017
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Service Saturday, December 16, 2017
8:00 am – 11:00 am at Michaels Funeral Home



Huong Quang Pham was born on June 25, 1930 in Vietnam to the late Pham Bich Chuc and the late Ngo Kim Du and passed away on December 9, 2017 at his home in Schaumburg.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

HELEN M. CARUSO

Helen M. Caruso

HELEN M. CARUSO
Born: November 30, 1930
Died: December 13, 2017
Visitation: Saturday, December 16, 2017
3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Memorial Service: Begins at 7:30 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg



Helen M. Caruso (nee Cipperoni), 87, a resident of Schaumburg for 16 years and formerly of the NW Side of Chicago, was born on November 30, 1930 in Chicago to the late Joseph and the late Theresa (nee Taglia), and passed away peacefully on December 13, 2017 in Elk Grove surrounded by her loving family.

Helen’s family meant the world to her and she was very nurturing to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved cooking, crocheting, and playing mahjong.

Helen was the adoring wife of 66 years to Alfred; loving mother of Joseph, Fred (Dori), Susan (Michael), Kathie (Tony) Bria and Robert (Linda); fond grandmother of 13; proud great-grandmother of 12; dear sister of the late Louis Cipperoni, the late Rosemary Roberts, Jeanette Tomback and Pauline Tarello; beloved aunt and friend to many. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Helen’s name to Alexian Brothers Hospice, C/O AMITA Health Hospice, 1515 E. Lake St., #206, Hanover Park, IL 60133.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

ROBERT “FRANK” GAYNOR

Robert “Frank” Gaynor

ROBERT “FRANK” GAYNOR
Born: January 22, 1932
Died: December 12, 2017
Visitation: Monday, December 18, 2017 at 11:00 am
Memorial Service: Begins at 1:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg





Robert “Frank” Gaynor, 85, a resident of Schaumburg for 53 years, was born on January 22, 1932 in Chicago to the late Charles and the late Martha, and passed away on December 12, 2017 in Elk Grove. Frank loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Frank was the adoring husband of 59 years to Arlene (nee Adameit); loving father of Nancy (Roger) Absolon, Susan (Jerry Watson) and Michael (Linda); beloved grandfather of Ryan, Stefanie, Kevin and Christopher; fond uncle and friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Frank’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and click “Donate Now”.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

DEBRA LANGLAND

Debra Langland

DEBRA LANGLAND
Died: December 10, 2017
Memorial Visitation: December 18, 2017 at
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Service begins at 7:15 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg





Debra Langland climbed her Stairway to Heaven on Sunday, December 10, 2017 with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her mother, Marion Johnson and is survived by her daughter Shannon Langland and sister Patricia (Frank) Pantaleo, along with nieces & nephews.

Debra had a zest for life and believed it was never too late to make your dreams come true. She was always pursuing new passions and had a Whole Lotta Love for genealogy, photography, Rock and Roll, musical theatre, and writing.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

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SANDRA J. NICKLAS

Sandra J. Nicklas

SANDRA J. NICKLAS
Born: December 13, 1946
Died: December 8, 2017







Sandra J. Nicklas as born on December 13, 1946 and passed away on December 8, 2017.

Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.

ARLENE K. HIBBARD

Arlene K. Hibbard

ARLENE K. HIBBARD
Born: June 29, 1944
Died: December 8, 2017
Visitation: Thursday, December 14, 2017
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Interment: Friday, December 15, 2017
Kaneville Township Cemetery, 46W450 Main Street, Kaneville, IL



Arlene K. Hibbard, 73, a resident of Schaumburg and formerly of Kaneville was born on June 29, 1944 in Aurora to the late Bennett and the late Mabel (nee Elliot) Shoop, and passed away peacefully on December 8, 2017 in Schaumburg. Arlene enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.

Arlene was the loving mother of Shane (Sandy) and Damon (Amy); proud grandmother of Nathan, Maggie, Damon, Patrick and Sydney; beloved sister of Sandra Morrow and Dale Shoop; dear friend to many. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched.

In Lieu of flowers memorials in Arlene’s name may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation and click “Donate”.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.