Mary Adele Wells-Allen Goulding, 82, died on Oct. 2, 2013 at her River Forest home. Throughout her illness, she had been surrounded by family, friends, and special caregivers for several months, entertaining them with laughter, pranks, stories, and much love.
Elizabeth "Pat" Petertil, 103, of Oak Park, died on Sept. 29, 2013. Born and raised in Moore, Okla., she attended the University of Oklahoma and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She worked in Washington D.C. for the federal government, where she met her husband, Victor "Pete" Petertil, on an arranged date, when he visited from Chicago.
Long before he was named a bishop by Cardinal Joseph Bernardin in 1983, the Most Rev. Timothy Lyne had endeared himself to a generation of parishioners at St. Mary's in Riverside and St. Edmund in Oak Park.
Diane C. Schulz (nee Ducat), 68, of Hanover Park, formerly of Oak Park and Forest Park, died on Sept. 18, 2013. Born on May 11, 1945, she lovingly volunteered and worked as curator at Trailside Museum in River Forest for over 15 years. She will also be fondly remembered waitressing at Mr. A's Restaurant at Chicago and Cicero avenues in Chicago for many years.
The family of Elaine Annette (Taube) Tatman remembers her with much love and gratitude and recently honored the fourth anniversary of her passing on Sept. 11, 2009. She was born in Chicago on July 11, 1920 to Arthur Albert Charles Taube and Hedwig Taube. Her parents lived in a West Side neighborhood among a large extended family whose elders were first-generation German immigrants.
Diane C. Schulz (nee Ducat), 68, of Hanover Park, formerly of Oak Park and Forest Park, died on Sept. 18, 2013. Born on May 11, 1945, she lovingly volunteered and worked as curator at Trailside Museum in River Forest for over 15 years.