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Aikens, Valaida Josephine 74, of Waukegan, Illinois died Friday, April 11, 2014 at The Franciscan St. James Health Hospital in Olympia Fields, Illinois. Valaida was born to Joseph and Margaret Aikens as the eldest of three siblings on February 25, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois. The family moved to North Chicago when she was two years old. She attended North Chicago High School District 64 graduating in 1958. Later she later attended and graduated from Lydia's System of Beauty Culture located on South Michigan Ave. in Chicago, Illinois on June 19, 1960. She was a licensed beautician as a lifetime career and was known and appreciated by her clientele. Valaida worked for Allstate Insurance Company in Northbrook, Illinois for several years as a customer service representative. Valaida dedicated her life to serve Jehovah and symbolized that dedication in water baptism in March of 1968 and had continued to serve Jehovah to the end of her life. Survivors include her sister, Deborah (Leslie) Scott; six nephews, Raynard, David, Darren (Darlenn), Maurice Turnipseed, Roderick and Timothy Scott; two nieces, Michelle (Stanley), Griffin and Tiffany Turnipseed; along with a host of great-nephews, great-nieces, cousins, aunts, uncles and loving friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Margaret and Joseph Aikens; her brother, Willie Richard Aikens; her sister, Loretta Turnipseed; her grandmother, Clara Davis, and her grandfather, William Davis. Service Saturday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2022 Argonne Drive, North Chicago, Brother Richard Ellis officiating. Read Obituary
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Fischer, Lennard 88 years old of Pekin, IL formerly of Antioch, IL passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice House, Peoria, IL. He was born June 20, 1925 in Chicago, IL the son of the late Alfred and Ethel (Henke) Fischer, living in Twin Lakes for 10 years before settling in Antioch in 1948. He graduated from Wilmot High School and attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Before his retirement in 1991, Lennard began his career at Fischer & Gauger Ice & Fuel Oil, later working for Grass Lake Lumber Co for 15 years and retiring from Hill-Behan Lumber. Lennard was a member of St. Ignatius Episcopal Church, Antioch, IL where he was an usher for many years, the Teamsters Union Local #301, and AARP. On January 17, 1948, he married Betty Hanke in Antioch, IL. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Betty; a daughter, Jill (Bob) Carter of Pekin, IL; two grandchildren, Julie (Schimmelpfennig) Gianessi of Pekin and James Schimmelpfennig of Peoria; two great-granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Lennard was preceded in death by a son, James Fischer; two siblings, Bernice Gauger and Donald Fischer; and stepmother, Edna Fischer. Mass of Resurrection will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014 at St. Ignatius Episcopal Church, 500 Depot St. Antioch, IL 60002, with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Antioch, IL. Arrangements were entrusted to the STRANG FUNERAL HOME OF ANTIOCH. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to St. Ignatius Episcopal Church in Lennard's memory. Please sign the online guest book for Lennard at www.strangfh.com . Read Obituary
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Frey, Sylvia J. Age 72, of Mundelein, passed away on April 12, 2014, at home, after a lengthy illness. Sylvia was born August 21, 1941, at Tifton, GA. Her early years were spent in Quitman, GA, eventually moving to Columbia, SC. She graduated from Columbia High School in 1959, that same year she joined the Navy. She was a Vietnam era veteran, serving six years on active duty as a medical x-ray technician. On September 5, 1964, she married her husband, Tom Frey, at the Naval Base Chapel, Philadelphia, PA. After leaving the Navy, Sylvia was a stay at home mother, raising her three sons. Later on, she worked as an x-ray technician, CNA, and as a retail sales associate at several area department stores. Sylvia loved country music, her favorites being Alan Jackson and Kenny Chesney. She also loved bowling, flower arranging, fixing things and sewing. She excelled at all she did. You might say she was a tinker, a tailor, and a U.S. Navy sailor. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eddie and Hazel LeFiles; sister, Carol Bobe; and brother, George F. LeFiles. She is survived by her husband, Tom; sons, Joseph Frey of Mundelein, James Frey of New York, NY and Patrick (Tiffani) Frey of Wonder Lake; brothers, Eddie H. (Jo) LeFiles of Pensacola, FL and Jlee (Lea) LeFiles of Laughlin, NV. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, at Kristan Funeral Home, P.C., 219 W. Maple, Mundelein. Funeral services will follow with Military Honors at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. For information visit www.kristanfuneralhome.com or call 847-566-8020. Read Obituary
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Glogovsky, James P. James Glogovsky, a former longtime resident of Lake Zurich. Prayers for James Glogovsky, 74, of Algonquin, will be said Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047, and then proceeding to St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 33 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich, for a funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m.; with Father David Ryan officiating. Private inurnment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. The visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, April 21st, at the funeral home. Born July 6, 1939, in North Chicago, he died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at home in his winter residence in Merritt Island, Florida. Jim "Ski" Glogovsky attended North Elementary School in North Chicago and then graduated from North Chicago High School. Jim was a member of the school's basketball and baseball teams and later played semi-professional baseball. He met the love of his life, Mary Kay Glogovsky (nee Gont) and they were later married in 1959, in North Chicago, at Holy Family Church. Jim attended the Chicago Police Academy and began his law enforcement career in Waukegan, IL as a detective. He and his family moved to Lake Zurich in 1971 where Jim became a patrolman, and later Chief, with the Lake Zurich Police Department. Jim enjoyed playing on the department's softball team and golf league, and he treasured the friendship of his fellow officers, buddies at the bait shop and other members of the close-knit community, where he and his family were blessed to set down roots. Jim was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and served with Mary Kay with the parish's Ministry of Care. Jim was a member of the Lake County Chiefs Association, served as the organization's President, and advocated for positive relations between youth and law enforcement. Jim retired from the Lake Zurich Police Department in 1991, after which he and Mary Kay resided in Illinois and wintered in Merritt Island, Florida. Jim and Mary Kay established wonderful friendships throughout their travels and made many happy memories together. Jim was the beloved husband of the late Mary Kay Glogovsky; loving father of Margie (Tom) O'Neill, Karan Miller, Jamie (Fred) Hoeft and Nancy Glogovsky; loving grandfather of James (Heather) Hoeft, Kathy and Nancy O'Neill, and Jordan and Nick Miller; dear brother of Joseph (Carol) Glogovsky, and also surviving are many other loving family, nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Stephan and mother, Pauline (nee Drinka); brothers, Thomas, George, Steve (Donna) and Frank (Kay); and sisters, Elizabeth (Richard) Redmer and Mary (Paul) Pobicki. For information, call the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, Lake Zurich, at 847-540-8871 or visit www.ahlgrimffs.com . Read Obituary
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