Dr. Robert John Baldauf, 89, died on Feb. 12, 2012 at Oak Park Place in Madison. Born in Fond du Lac, WI on Feb. 10, 1923 to Edward John and Florence (Daleiden) Baldauf, he served his country in the U.S. Army. Robert received his Doctorate degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder. He worked as a clinical physiologist and was the interim superintendent of School District 97 in Oak Park.
Lauretta Schultz Regan Darre, 89, known best as "LALA" died peacefully in her sleep on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2012. Born in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin to Laura and Fred Schultz, she attended Trinity High School in River Forest and Northwestern University.
Andrea G. Delaney, 61, an Oak Park resident, died suddenly on Feb. 12, 2012. Born in Chicago on March 25, 1950, Andrea grew up in LaGrange and later Oak Park. She attended St. Cletus Elementary School, St. Edmund's, Oak Park and River Forest High School, and the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.
Melory D. Mizicko, 72, an Oak Park resident since 1979, died on Jan. 28, 2012 after struggling against illnesses for several months at West Suburban Medical Center. Born on July 7, 1939 to John and Hildegard Mizicko in LaSalle, he enjoyed his childhood years on the familyís farm in Tonica. As a young adult, he made several motorcycle trips to the West Coast.
Virginia Sandera, 93, died on Jan. 17, 2012 at The Peaks in Flagstaff, Ariz. Born in Chicago on June 6, 1918 to Alfred and Florence Frey, she graduated from Oak Park and River Forest High School and the Chicago Business College.
Robert A. Rayner, 68, a resident of Oak Park, died on Jan. 30, 2012. A salesman for 40 years at Foresters Financial Services (IOF), he was the son of Lester and the late Vivian Rayner, the brother of the late Richard (Marion), and the companion of Helen Huffman.
Loretta Meyer Dillon, 90, a resident of Oak Park, formerly of Chicago, died at home on Feb. 6, 2012. Born in Chicago on June 9, 1921 to Arthur V. and Catherine Hannifin, she attended St. Luke School, Trinity High School and Rosary College.