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MICHAEL R. VIELEHR

Michael R. Vielehr

MICHAEL R. VIELEHR
Born: August 30, 1944
Died: February 19, 2017
Visitation: Friday, February 24, 2017
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service: Begins at 6:45 pm





Michael R. Vielehr, a resident of Schaumburg for 45 years was born on August 30, 1944 in Chicago to the late Arthur and the late Marie (nee Yangas), and passed away peacefully on February 19, 2017 in Elk Grove Village with his loving family by his side.

Mike was the adoring husband of 46 years to Jan (nee Becker); loving father of Jami (Mark) Stilling, Mikee (Katerina) and Jordan (Lilia); dear papou of Mikee, Jaden, Niko, Melrose and Sofia; dear friend to many, he will be missed by all those whose lives he 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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MATTHEW L. MALAMOS

Matthew L. Malamos

MATTHEW L. MALAMOS
Born: April 24, 1991
Died: February 18, 2017
Visitation: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service: Begins at 7:00 pm
Burial: St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, IL



Matthew L. Malamos, 25, a lifelong resident of Schaumburg, was born on April 24, 1991 in Hoffman Estates to his loving parents the late Harry and Monica (nee Cottini), and passed away peacefully on February 18, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side after a courageous year-long battle with cancer. Matt was extremely active and particularly enjoyed running. He participated in several 5-15K races even during his illness. He had a love for life; he was the “life of the party” and always made everyone laugh.

Matt was the beloved brother of Alyssa and John; fond grandson of Louis (the late Elaine) and Virgil (Judy) Cottini; dear godson and nephew of Thomas (Gina); fond nephew of the late John Malamos and Michelle (Sam) Testa; dear cousin and friend to ALL. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched including his “best friend” Jack (aka “Jaji”).

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Matt’s name to the American Cancer Society 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.

EDWARD BURCHARDT

Edward Burchardt

EDWARD BURCHARDT
Born: April 7, 1926
Died: February 11, 2017
Visitation: Saturday, February 18, 2017
10:00 am – 11:00 am
St. Walter Church, 130 W. Pine Street, Roselle, IL
Mass: Begins at 11:00 am
Burial: St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, IL





Edward Burchardt was born on April 7, 1926 and passed away on February 18, 2017.

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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MICHAEL THOMAS KARELS

Michael Thomas Karels

MICHAEL THOMAS KARELS
Died: February 11, 2017
Visitation: Saturday, February 18, 2017
9:00 am – 11:45 am
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service: Begins at 11:45 am





Michael “Mike” Karels passed on February 11th at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Sue Ann (nee Linsner), loving father of Scott (Shannon) and Tom (Madeline), Cherished grandfather of Callahan and Beckett. Devoted son of Madonna and the late Thomas, fond brother of Patricia Hughes (late Marshall) and Richard (Bonnie). Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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.

RALPH E. GATTO

Ralph E. Gatto

RALPH E. GATTO
Born: January 4, 1930
Died: February 10, 2017
Visitation: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
9:30 am
St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1001 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg
Memorial Mass: Begins at 11:00 am
Interment: Private

Ralph E. Gatto, 87, a resident of Schaumburg for 23 years, was born on January 4, 1930 in Chicago to the late Ralph and the late Emily (nee Schultz), and passed away on February 10, 2017 in Elk Grove Village.

Ralph was the loving husband of the late Maryann (nee Hoogestraat); adoring father of Ralph (Julie), Daniel (Lynda), Dave, Paul, Debby (Jerry) Bodden and the late Laura (Peter) Syracuse; fond grandfather of 13; beloved great-grandfather of 5; dear friend to many, he will be missed by all those whose lives he 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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SAROJINI DANAM

Sarojini Danam

SAROJINI DANAM
Born: June 4, 1927
Died: January 23, 2017
Visitation: Friday, January 27, 2017
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
First Baptist Church, 820 Ontario Street, Oak Park, IL
Service: Saturday, January 28, 2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am at First Baptist Church
Burial: Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside, IL


Sarojini Danam was born on June 4, 1927 and passed away on January 23, 2017.

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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TASO KOUMANDARAKIS

Taso Koumandarakis

TASO KOUMANDARAKIS
Born: April 4, 1991
Died: January 25, 2017
Visitation: Sunday, January 29, 2017
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg





Taso Koumandarakis was born on April 4, 1991 and passed away on January 25, 2017.

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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KAREN A. ROLFE

Karen A. Rolfe

KAREN A. ROLFE
Born: July 1, 1940
Died: January 22, 2017
Visitation: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
3:00 pm
St. Peter Lutheran Church, 202 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg
Memorial Service: Begins at 6:00 pm





Karen A. Rolfe (nee Vaughn), 76, a resident of Schaumburg for 30 years and formerly of Hoffman Estates, was born on July 1, 1940 in Chicago to the late Ernie and the late Meta (nee Jurgens) and passed away on January 22, 2017 at her home in Schaumburg.

Karen was the loving wife of 20 years to Peter Andersen until his death in 1982 and later of 20 years to William until his death in 2005; adoring mother of Mark and Valerie Andersen; beloved sister of Joseph and Michael Vaughn; dear friend to many. She will be missed by all those whose 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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ALICE M. FLYNN

Alice M. Flynn

ALICE M. FLYNN
Born: June 4, 1931
Died: January 18, 2017
Visitation: Sunday, January 22, 2017
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebration of Life Service: Begins at 3:30 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg





Alice M. Flynn (nee Cryan), 85, a resident of Bartlett was born on June 4, 1931 in Chicago to the late Thomas and the late Mary (nee Hannon), and passed away peacefully on January 18, 2017 in Bartlett.

Alice was the loving wife of the late Donald; adoring mother of Robert (Judy); fond grandmother of Thomas and Steve; beloved sister of Frances Hess, Catherine Ambrosio and the late Beatrice Harth; dear friend to many. She will be missed by all those whose 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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EDNA M. MILLER-DELZELL

Edna M. Miller-Delzell

EDNA M. MILLER-DELZELL
Born: August 18, 1931
Died: January 17, 2017
Visitation: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:00 am
Mass Christian Burial: Begins at 11:00 am
St. Marcelline Church, 820 S. Springingsguth Road, Schaumburg
Interment:
Assumption Catholic Cemetery, Wheaton, IL



Edna M. Miller-Delzell, 85, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2017 at her son’s home in Lakemoor, Illinois. She was born on August 18, 1931 to the late John and the late Edna (nee Steers) Platt in Staten Island, NY, where she grew up with her dear sister Cecelia (John) Schaefer. She was the adoring wife of 48 years to Edward J. Miller until his death in September 2000, and later to Sterling Delzell, with whom she was married for one year until his death in September 2013. Sterling and Edna were both residents of Friendship Village for 7 years.

Edna (and Ed), longtime residents of Warrenville, IL, were loving parents to Edward (Barbara), Donna (Mark) Liszka, the late William (Mary), Robert, Daniel (Diana), James (Kym), John, Teresa (Glenn) Lamz, and Matthew; fond grandmother of Zachary, Gregory, Kevin, David, Brian, Michael, Jake, Ben, Megan, Dustin, Aaron, Alyssa, Susie, Michelle, Kristen, Carolyn, Josh, Jessica, Kylie, Krystal, Boaz, Sara, Jack, Jenny, Glenn and Michael; and proud great grandmother of Reagan, Brooks, Olivia, Evelyn and Wilhelmina. Edna (Sterling) was a loving step-grandmother to Will, Ben, and Molly Cain.

Edna worked as a nursing assistant in the Central DuPage Hospital nursery, dental assistant, art teacher, and technical associate at AT&T Bell Labs. She was a proud member of St. Irene’s Council of Catholic Women, K of C Ladies Auxiliary and Bell Labs Pioneers. Her passions included travel, Irish music, and living a faithful life. Her greatest joy was being with family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Marcelline Church, 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.

GERALD A. LENZA

Gerald “Jerry” A. Lenza

GERALD A. LENZA
Born: September 16, 1959
Died: January 9, 2017
Visitation: Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 9:00 am
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Prayers begin at 12:15 pm
Interment:
St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, IL



Gerald “Jerry” A. Lenza, 57, a resident of St. Charles was born on September 16, 1959 in Oak Lawn to the late Gerald L. Lenza and Ann Marie (Stanley Krys) DiGioia-Krys, and passed away on January 9, 2017 in St. Charles. He was an avid fisherman and he loved to cook.

Jerry was the adoring husband of 6 years to Melissa (nee Haines); loving father of Jerry (Kelly), Joe, Angela and Alyce Lenza, Ryan (Kahina) Browning and Justin (Emily) Browning; fond grandfather of Ivy Lenza and Lorraine Browning; dear brother of Gary (Melanie), Lawrence, Laura and Donald, Michael (Kahrin) Digioia, Jack (Sarah) Haines, beloved uncle and dear friend of many. He will be missed by Amy Aaroen, the mother of his 4 children and all those whose lives he touched.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jerry’s name to your favorite charity.

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.

RICHARD E. CHODOR

Richard “Dick” E. Chodor

RICHARD E. CHODOR
Born: May 12, 1935
Died: January 6, 2017
Visitation: Friday, January 13, 2017 at 9:00 am
St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1001 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Service: Begins at 11:00 am
Interment: Private
Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL



Richard “Dick” E. Chodor, 81, a resident of Elk Grove Village for 10 years, was born on May 12, 1935 in Chicago to the late Edward and the late Helene (nee Palilunas) Chodorowski, and passed away peacefully on January 6, 2017 in Glendale Heights.

Dick was proud to have served in the US Navy based in Okinawa, Japan. He was a Past Grand Knight from 1980-1981 and Life Member for Knights of Columbus Council #6964 Hoffman-Schaumburg. He was also a founding member and Past Grand Knight for Knights of Columbus Council #12282 based at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary in Albuquerque, NM. He loved reading, traveling, music, photography, smoking cigars and was an avid White Sox and Bears fan.

Dick was the adoring husband of 41 years to the late Margaret (nee Tejeda); loving father of Rita Elena; dear brother of Mary Lynn (the late Barry) Balthrop and the late Elizabeth Ann (Jerome) Kolpa; beloved uncle of 7; great uncle of 8; great-great uncle of 1; fond godfather of Kathy (Steve) Bernard, Jeffrey Balthrop and the late Robert Grabinski; dear friend to many.

He will be missed by all those whose lives he 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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