Greg D. Gwizdala
11/26/55 – 2/8/18

Visitation for Greg D. Gwizdala, 62, of Palatine, will be on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:00a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service, 11:00a.m. at Harvest Bible Chapel, 800 Rohlwing Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL.  The Interment will be private. (more…)

Romuald J. Plachta
1/27/44 – 2/2/18

Visitation for Romuald J. “Roman” Plachta, 74, of Hawthorn Woods, will be held Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine.  Prayers will begin Monday, February 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m. also at the funeral home, and proceed to St. Theresa Catholic Church, 455 N. Benton St., Palatine, for a 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass.  The Interment will be in Maryhill Cemetery, Niles.  A luncheon will be held after the burial at the White Eagle Banquets. (more…)

Cassandra A. Meadors
9/3/03 – 2/4/18

Cassandra “Cassie” Arlene Meadors, at a young 14 years, Beloved only daughter of Craig and Charlotte Meadors, and Barrington High School freshman, died in a car accident on Sunday, February 4, 2018.  She is the cherished grand-daughter of Ted & Rose Ann Yanik, and Bill & Roberta Meadors.  She is survived by her favorite aunts and uncle, Cheri & Ted Selimos, and Laura Olsen; favorite cousins, Zoe Selimos, Nicholas Selimos, and Logan Gunder; favorite great aunts and uncles, Arlene & Dean Metropulos, Carol & Roy Dettloff, and Pat & Alfred Maruda.  Her many close family friends, including The Diers, The Martins, and The Daniels rounded out a full social life (beyond her beloved Instagram and Snapchat).  She had many tight friendships across schools in Barrington, Wauconda, and Fremont, plus sports friends and a wonderful lunch group.  Favorite remembered teachers at every level of Barrington schools (NBS, Station, BHS).   (more…)

Evangelina T. Topacio
11/5/34 – 1/28/18

Questioning the truth is often a perplexing task. In contrast, questioning the truth about one’s self is a limitless journey; a bewildering excursion filled with so much self-discovery that it persists on being one of the most strenuous questions to answer. But what about the question, “Who are we?” makes it such a peculiar one to interact with? (more…)

Eleanor C. Sobotkiewicz
3/21/26 – 1/23/18

Services and Interment will be private for Eleanor C. Sobotkiewicz (nee Kapusciarz), 91, of Lake Zurich, formerly of Woodstock, a current resident of Addolorata Villa in Wheeling.

Eleanor was born on March 21, 1926 in Midland, MI and died Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

Beloved wife of the late Edmund J.; loving mother of Stephanie (Michael) Ganshert, Suzanne (the late Dr. J. Daniel) Hoobchaak and Stasia (Dr. Michael) O’Neill; dear grandmother of Kyna and Tonia Ganshert, Evan (Elizabeth) Hoohchaak, Natalya (Chad) Bright, Bridget (Anthony) Zand, Elizabeth (Garrett) Busch and James O’Neill; great grandmother of 10.