OBITUARIES

Patricia V. Larsen

Patricia V. Larsen, 75, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2020. Beloved wife to Marcus and devoted loving mother to Jessica (Michael) Nickless and Stephen (Amy) Larsen.  Patricia was a wonderful and dedicated grandmother to her five grandchildren Andrew, Luke, Gwyneth, Ellise and Jude.  Dear sister of Robert Polarek and wife Vickie, and the late Richard Polarek and wife Donna Polarek Jocius. She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

She will be remembered by her generosity, her unconditional love of her family, her many friendships and passion for travel, music and flowers. Some of her best moments were traveling and spending time with her family on trips to Europe, Disney World and Arizona.

The Larsen family would like to thank all of her friends and family who provided their love and support. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Therese M. Bandur

Therese M. Bandur (nee Jordan) Born 10/11/1929. Died 5/24/2020. Terry was the daughter of Charles and Valerie and big sister to Ronald and Valerie “Vi”. Mom met the love of her life, Stanley, at a St. Hedwig dance in Chicago. They were married on 9/11/1948. Mom always wanted to be a wife and a “Mom”. She did both with love, grace and patience. She had a great teacher in her own mother. Mom and Dad grew their family in Lake Zurich in the 1950’s and 60’s. Surviving through house additions, ice storms and a tornado in 1967.

She lost her beloved brother Ron in 1993, first born son James in 2005, her husband Stanley in 2008 and never forgot the baby she lost in 1959. Mom never said “in-law”, as everyone who came into her family became her ‘sister’, ‘brother’ ‘son’ and’ daughter’. Survived by sister: Valerie Ware, ‘sisters’  Pat (late Ron) Jordan, Charlotte (late Chet) Sanocki and Bernice (late Ed) Bandur.

Mom to: Linda (late James). Sue (Bill) Zaker, Barbara (Joe) Massani, Don (Kathi) , John (Cindy)  and Tom (Janet). GG Terry to: 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Auntie Terry to many nieces and nephews.

We wish to thank  Addolorata Villa in Wheeling and Transitions Hospice for the care given at a difficult time. If thinking about a memorial gift please consider a contribution to Addolorata Villa in Wheeling.

Gary C. Lewis

Gary C. Lewis passed away peacefully on April 12th, surrounded by his wife and sons. Beloved husband to LaVerne, loving father to his 3 children, 7 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild: James Lewis and Sue Crackel (Ava and Samantha), Daniel Lewis and Marybeth Orlandi (Nick and Tommy), and Jennifer Lewis and Dan Fannon (Grace, Maggie, and Lewis), and his newest love, Aria Lewis (daughter of Nick Lewis and Aileen Montiel).

Gary started Masters Irrigation, his own sprinkler company, in 1980. Throughout the years, he had employed almost everyone in his cherished Flannigan family. He will be remembered by his generosity, his paintings that he wouldn’t let you leave the house without taking, and his devotional love for his family, Bob Newhart, and Andy Griffith. He was preceded in death by his brother Leslie Ray Lewis and his parents Leonard Lewis and Esther Warren.

A memorial service will be held in Gary’s honor after the Shelter and Stay lifts. The Lewis family would like to thank all of his friends and family who provided their love and support during this journey. Service information will be shared upon scheduling.

Victor Hugo Sotelo

Victor Hugo Sotelo, 38, died peacefully in the arms of his wife and son on March 15, 2020 at his home in Chicago, IL after a courageous battle with cancer.

Devoted father and loving husband, Victor Hugo is survived by his wife Liliana Batres of 15 years of marriage and his beautiful son Matthew Sotelo whom Victor loved very much.

The family would like to say Thank You to all friends and family whom provided their unlimited support and love during this journey. A Memorial Service in his honor is planned for a future date.

 

Patrick Leigh

Patrick Leigh, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 6, 2019. Beloved husband to Suzanne, loving father to his children, loving son of Donald Sr. and Irene Leigh, and loved father of his two dogs. He was a kind, generous, loving man, who was known for his clever wit and would always put a smile on your face. He was surrounded by his closest family and friends. He loved spending time with them as much as they loved spending the time with him. He will be remembered as the fun loving, hard-working man that will be missed by many.