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Kathleen Lightfoot, 66

Kathleen Florence Hartley Lightfoot, 66, of River Forest, died suddenly on March 9, 2021. She graduated from St. Angela School (1968), Siena High School (1972), Wright Junior […]

Janis Barrick, 64

Janis Marie Barrick, 64, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in her home in Oak Park, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on Oct. […]

Jerry Parker, 79

Jerry Lee Parker, father and grandfather, brother and husband, writer and poet, educator and social justice activist, of Oak Park, died on March 25, 2021. Born on […]

James Marshall, 95

James (Jim) R. Marshall, 95, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died peacefully on March 24, 2021 at his daughter’s home, surrounded by family. Born on March […]

Annette Varga, 94

Annette Varga (nee Blockley), 94, of Downers Grove, formerly of Oak Park, died on March 25, 2021. Born on March 4, 1927, she was a member of […]

John Krenzer, 84

John Krenzer, 84, of Oak Park, died on March 27, 2021, due to complications following a back injury. Born on May 31, 1936 in Springfield, Illinois, to […]


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