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Aaron Le 2012
Dennis Mccarthy 1988
Loretta Buettnee 1949
Mariel Vera 2010
Marisa Nardoni 1985
Mary Garvey 1949
Tizeta Mamo 2009
Tuan Le 2018

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Andreas Politis
Andreas Politis
Class of 1978
(Passed date unknown)
Died in late August Andreas J. "Andy" Politis, 57, born in Athens Greece, beloved husband of Linda, nee Olson, loving father of John "JT" and Sophia "Emma". Cherished son of the late John and late Sofia, nee Kapaklis; son-in-law of the late Wally Olson. Fond brother of Bill; brother-in-law of Gay (Joe) Appelhans and Sue (Ken) Bailey. Dear uncle of Kyle, Matt, Josh (Tracey) and Adam (Jill). Dearest nephew of Chris (Angela) Politis and survived by many other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends here, and in Greece. Visitation Friday, September 1, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., at COLONIAL-WOJCIECHOWSKI FUNERAL HOME, 8025 W. Golf Rd., Niles. Funeral Saturday, September 2, relatives and friends are asked to meet at St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church, 7373 N. Caldwell, Niles, for 10:00 a.m. Funeral Service. Burial will follow to Elmwood Cemetery. Info 847-581-0536 or www.colonialfuneral.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Aug. 31, 2017
Bobbie Lischen
Bobbie Lischen
Class of 1961
(Passed date unknown)
Bobbie was always smiling and laughing, but she had a serious disease -- cystic fibrosis, a disease that caused its victims to have thick mucus. In the 60s treatment was not advanced. At the time she died, somewhere in the later 60s, she had married and was living in a downstairs apartment so that she didn't have to climb stairs.At the time she died, she was the oldest living person with her disease. I loved her dog and her parents were wonderful. Unfortunately, I don't remember when she died, but it had to be around 1964-65.
Coach Francis (frank) Heitler
Coach Francis (Frank) Heitler
Faculty
Passed Mar 06, 2014
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/spartanburg/obituary.aspx?n=francis-heitler-frank&pid=170047179

Francis (Frank) Heitler

March 21, 1933-
March 6, 2014
Frank was born in New York City to Stephen and Helen Heitler. He was a graduate of New York University and played on their last football team. He taught for many years at Amundsen High in Chicago and also coached the football team. Frank was so beloved by his players that they continued to contact him long after he retired.
He bravely served his country as a first lieutenant in the Marine Corp.
Frank had a lifelong interest in magic and also had a magical relationship with his daughters, Valerie (Peter) Rottman, of Phoenix, Arizona, and Stephanie (Renato) Marmolino, of Spartanburg, S.C. He did everything with them, even teaching them to water ski by standing on the shore, pulling them with a rope.
He was very proud of his grandchildren, Andrea and Gabriella Marmolino of Spartanburg, and Katie and Patrick Rottman of Phoenix.
He was predeceased by his brothers Edward and George Heitler, and is survived by his brother Robert Heitler of New York.
A friendly, cheerful person, Frank was loved and admired by all who knew him. He achieved a great deal in his life but his greatest accomplishment was putting up with the bad puns of Joyce, his beloved wife of 51 years.
A funeral service will be held in the chapel at the First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg, 393 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, S.C., on Saturday, March 8 at 11:00 a.m.
Doris Schuetze
Doris Schuetze
Class of 1970
Passed Apr 10, 2014
Doris was married with two children.She battled cancer 4x and WON. Then on April 1 she fell and hit her head.She began a brain bleed which emergency surgery successfully repaired, but she never woke up and was removed from life support and passed away the following day. She was truly loved by all and was one of the kindest, friendliest people you could ever meet. She was only 61 and will truly be missed.
Evelyn Deering (nee Byrne)
Evelyn Deering (nee Byrne)
Class of 1978
Passed Mar 28, 2014
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/chicagotribune/obituary.aspx?n=evelyn-deering&pid=170424249&fhid=16217


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Chicago, IL 60618
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Thursday, Apr. 3, 2014
11:00 AM
Queen of Angels Church
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EVELYN DEERING
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Evelyn Deering Obituary
Evelyn Deering (nee Byrne), beloved wife of David; loving mother of Michael (Megan) and Sean; dear daughter of Andrew and the late Mary "Mae" Byrne (nee Coyle); fond sister of Patricia Gottschlich and David Byrne. Funeral Mass Thursday, 11 a.m. at Queen of Angels Church. Interment private. For info: 773-588-5850 or www.cooneyfuneralhome.com
Published in Chicago Tribune from Mar. 30 to Apr. 2, 2014
Joyce Adair Diesing
Joyce Adair Diesing
Class of 1948
Passed Jan 06, 2015
My mom who I love and miss OH sooo much! If anyone knew her and would like to share some memories with me , I would love that! She was 80 when she passed.
Kathleen "kay" U. Barone (nee Davis)
Kathleen "Kay" U. Barone (nee Davis)
Class of 1978
(Passed date unknown)
Kathleen U. Barone
Barone, Kathleen U. (nee Davis), RN, at Swedish Covenant Hospital, beloved wife of Michael, loving mother of Michael, Kaitlyn, Kelly and Carmen (Lorri), fond sister of Joseph (Pam) and Patrick (Gina) Davis, Anne Marie (Matt) Messinger and Clare (Bobby) Manolis, sister-in-law of Debra (Robert) Gilbert, loving aunt of Rebecca, Shannon, Gianna, Gabriel, Danny, Katryna, Sarah, Kathleen, Jessica, Hannah, Joseph, Jack and Mia, dearest friend of many. Funeral Tuesday, June 26, at 9:30 a.m., from Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 6250 N. Milwaukee, to St. Thecla Church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment Maryhill. Visitation Monday, 3 to 9 p.m. 773-774-0366 www.colonialfuneral.com
Kevin M. Boles
Kevin M. Boles
(Graduation year unknown)
(Passed date unknown)
Passed late Auguest 2017. Went to AHS (as did his wife) Jill Hadfield Boles in the mid-late 1970's.
Mary Winifred Garvey Day
Mary Winifred Garvey Day
Class of 1949
Passed Apr 26, 2019
Mom lost her battle with Alzheimers. She was a lifetime member of ACLU, and National Press Women. She was strong and independent. She spoke highly of her classmates and enjoyed her 50th reunion, reconnecting with dear friends. I will return to post her favorite picture.
Richard H. Miller
Richard H. Miller
Class of 1949
Passed May 22, 1992
Dick was Class Sergeant-at-Arms, starting guard on the 1949 North Section City Basketball Champions, member of the Letterman's Club, member of Alpha H-Y, and Variety Shows participant ('47, '48, 49).
Robert Gill
Robert Gill
Class of 1949
Passed May 19, 2014
Bob was active in Band, Orchestra, and intramural sports. His Senior homeroom was Auditorium 6 with Mr. Slepika.

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