Lynn Brannen Lasco
November 08, 1992, Peoria Journal Star,
Judith Lynn Lasco,
48, of 10019 N. Spring Lane died at 5:40 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 6, 1992, at Methodist Medical
Born March 24, 1944,
in Fort Benning, Ga., to Dr. Cecil and
Dorothy Kreis Brannen, she married Leonard
Anthony "Tony" Lasco Jr. on Aug. 10, 1974, in
Elwood. He survives.
Also surviving are
her parents of West Chicago; two daughters,
Kristine Lara Stanley of St. Charles, Mo.,
and Kira Diane McClure of Laguna Hills,
Calif.; one son, L. Anthony Lasco III at
home; and two sisters, Margaret Lawrence of
Elgin and Barbara Southgate of
She was a member of
Tri- Delta Alumni Sorority, Women's Civic
Federation, Christian Women's Club and Peoria
Area Panhellenic where she was a past
national reference chairman.
She was also a
member of P.E.O., Peoria Historical Society,
Peoria Tri-County WomenStrength and its
Auxiliary where she was a past board
Services will be at
10 a.m. Tuesday at Woolsey-Wilton Funeral
Home. Bruce Wiegand will officiate.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at
the funeral home. Cremation will be accorded.
Burial of ashes will be in Swan Lake Memory
Memorials may be
made to Susan G. Komen Breast Center or the
Peoria Historical Society.
Monbeck, 54, of Highland, Indiana, passed
away on Saturday, May 29, 1999. He is
survived by his mother, Verna, and cousins.
Preceded in death by his father, Lon P.
will be held on Thursday, June 3, 1999 at 12
Noon, from the Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Leroy Fassett officiating. Burial
at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN.
Friends are invited to meet with the family
on Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of
service at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039
Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge
Mr. Monbeck was a
member of the First Presbyterian Church of
Highland. He was a former teacher at Bishop
Noll High School and a member of the Omni 41
Health Club for 15 years.
know me, but I was a HHS graduate/1970. My
brother, Jim Murn graduated with you. I got
your e-mail from the HHS Alumni directory on
the internet. I decided to look at 1962 and I
recognized your name and Anita Morris as
friends of my brothers.
I don't know if you
knew that Jim passed away in December/1997
after a year long battle with cancer. I am
sure if you remember Jim that you will not be
surprised that he stayed in good spirits and
kept his sense of humor almost to the end.
Despite the 8 year age difference, Jim and I
were very close. I miss him terribly. He was
laid to rest at the Veterans Memorial
Cemetery in Cave Creek, AZ.
survived by two sons, Steven(age 33) and
Michael(age32) and 4 grandsons. He lived in
AZ for about 20 years if my memory is
correct. Please pass on this information to
classmates that may have been friends with
Jim. A couple other names that I recall are
Reid (Skip) Carlson, Chuck Yates, and Moose
(sorry, I can't remember is real name, just
Bill, Paula & Josh
Brill, click here to contact Jim's sister, Paula
Sylwestrowicz "Cookie", 56, of Merrillville,
passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2000.
Survived by husband, Andrew, of Merrillville;
brother, Joe Goode of Griffith; five aunts:
Wilma (Jim) Fentress of Hammond, Juanita
White of Las Vegas, Nevada, Ruth (Rev. Chuck)
Cox of Florida, Phyllis Brown of Lowell and
Vivian Brown of Wisconsin. Also many loving
cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceded in death by daughter, Shawn Delight,
son, Curtis Andrew, parents, Joe Goode and
Edna Dorsey, brother, Dallas Dorsey and
sisters, Louanne Otto and Doris Harrison.
Lastly her earthly Angel who nursed and
administered lifeline medication to Cookie
since January while Andrew was on 24 hour
duty every 3rd day as a Hammond Firefighter,
Cookies good faithful friend, Mrs. Lori
Vorkapich of Merrillville. And critical care
Dr. Vallerie McLaughlin, her nurses: Moraine,
Sarah, Dina, Joyce and Deane. Also Dr. Stuart
Rich and staff, Dr. Kesten and staff, Dr.
Glickman and Dr. Calvin Brown, all of St.
Lukes Rush Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago,
for their outstanding professionalism, care
and compassion; and the Visiting Nurses
Association and Anchor Health Care Systems of
Lake County, IN.
was past Regent for the Munster Chapter of
the Daughters of the American Revolution
(DAR). She was Vice-President of the
Merrillville-Ross Township Democratic Club
and a Merrillville Democratic Precinct
Committee Women. She was Precinct
Committeewoman for Merrillville Precinct
number one. Hilda was a member of the Living
Hope Church, formerly First Assembly of God,
Merrillville. She was formerly employed by
Anchor Home Health Care as a home health care
Friends and family
can pay their respects at the Stilinovich and
Wiatrolik Funeral Home, 7535 Taft Street,
Merrillville (219-738-3223). Visitation will
be Wednesday, August 30th, from 2 to 9 p.m.
The DAR will conduct a short ceremony at 7
p.m. Viewing is also scheduled for Thursday,
August 31st from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the
LIVING HOPE CHURCH, 9150 Taft Street,
Merrillville, IN. Funeral services will start
in the church at 10 a.m. Thursday, August
31st, Pastor Dan Estes officiating. Burial at
Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville,
"Cookie" (Goode) Sylwestrowicz
George A. - age 45 of Hammond passed away
Monday, November 20, 1999. Survivors: Wife,
Christina: two sons, Eric and Jason; one
daughter, Laura all at home; mother, Margaret
Fladeland of Highland; one sister, Madeline
(Steven) Best of Houston, Texas; two
brothers, John (Kathleen) Fladeland of
Schererville and Garry Fladeland of Highland;
parents-in-law, William and Alice Schu of
Hammonf; two brothers-in-law, William
(Barbara) Schu of South Holland and John
(Peggy) Schu of Hammond.
will be held Friday, November 24 at 1 p.m. at
the Fagen-Miller Funeral Gardens, 2828
Highway Ave., Highland with Rabbi Raphael
Ostrovsky officiating. Burial Chapel Laen
Memorial Gardens, Schererville. Friends may
call at the funeral home Wednesday, 2 to 5
and 7 to 10 p,m.
Mr. Fladeland was a
former employee at Rosalee Apparel; member of
the Board of Directors of Hemophilia of
Indiana; Volunteer of the Year of Hemophilia
of Indiana in 1979. Memorials may be made to
Hemophilia of Indiana.
Balog, age 48 of Schererville, Indiana,
passed away Wednesday, May 5, 1992. He is
survived by his mother Mary Balog of
Highland; three sons, David Balog of Cedar
Lake, Bret Balog of Griffith and Duane Balog
of Sauk Vaillage, Illinois; two brothers,
James Balog of Highland and Steven Balog of
South Carolina; sister, Loretta (Ted) Taylor
of Beulah, North Dakota; friend, Sharon
Bartozek of Schererville.
will be held Saturday, May 9, 9:40 a.m. at
the Fagen-Miller Funeral Gardens, 2828
Highway Ave., Highland, 10:00 a.m. Mass at
Our Lady of Grace Church with Father Edward
Moszur officiating. Burial to follow at
Ridgelawn Cemetery in Gary. Friends may call
Thursday 7:00 to 9:00 pm and Friday 2:00 to
5:00 and 7:00 tp 9:00 p.m. Rosary will be
recited Fridy at 3:30 p.m.
Mr. Balog was a
member of the Magic Glass Corvette Club and a
partner in Aeromet Industries.
E. - age 45 of DeMotte, Indiana passed away
Tuesday, April 3, 1990. Survivors: wife,
Gwen; one son, Justin; one stepdaughter,
Jennifer; mother, Isabelle Yates of
will be held Thursday, April 5, 10:00 a.m. at
the Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel with Tim
Hester, Minister officiating. Burial, Calumet
Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Friends may meet
with the family Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at
the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman (2
blks. south of Ridge Road,)
Mr. Yates awas
employed with H.A. Green Painting Co., of
Gary; member of Painters Local #460 of
Hammond; veteran of U.S. Navy and was a
Little League Baseball coach for two
"Chuck" Yates, 56, passed away on Friday,
February 23, 2001 at his home in Euless,
Texas. Funeral at 2 p.m. Monday at Bluebonnet
Hills Memorial Chapel, Colleyville, TX.
Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.
Visitation from 2 to 7 Sunday.
Survived by wife,
Jeanne Yates; son, Jeffrey (Michelle) Yates
of North Richland Hills, TX; three
grandchildren, Ashley, Jordan and Michael,
Mother, Shirley Yates and brother, Joseph
Yates, both of Griffith, Indiana; sister,
Sharon (Bill) Hofferth of Valparaiso,
Indiana; and several nieces and
52, of Gary, passed away Saturday, February
8, 1997. Survived by father, Kermit (Ruth)
Storm of Joplin, MO; brother, Robert (Karen)
Storm of Griffith. Mr. Storm was preceded in
death by his wife Laura in December 1996. He
was a crane operator at Inland Steel
A Memorial Service
will be held Thursday, February 13, 1997 at
11 a.m. at Pruzin Brothers Chapel, 6360
Broadway, Merrillville, IN. Burial, Chapel
Slam Slamkowski, 52, of San Juan Capistrano,
a director of sales and marketing for Gradco
Inc., died Monday, Dec 10, 1996, of natural
causes. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today, with
services at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lesneski
Mortuary, San Clemente.
Lisa; son, David; daughter, Debbie; father,
Burke, 50, of Highland, Indiana, entered into
her eternal home Friday, Octover 8, 1993 at
Community Hospital. She is survived by three
brothers, Bennie E. (Cookie) Burke, William
E. Burke, both of Riverside , California and
Edmund T. (Robin) Burke of Highland; aunts
Georgia LaFaye Tanner of Windsor, Missouri
and Norma Knoche of Hammond; many dear nieces
and nephews and cousins.
A Memorial service
will be held at a later date. C.J. Huber
Funeral Hom, 722 165th Street, Hammond,
Indiana in charge of arrangements.
Miss Burke was a
friend of Covenant Presbyterian Church and
she will be missed by all that knew and loved
Ayers - age 45 of St. Charles, Illinois - a
former resident of East Chicago, Indiana
passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 24,
1990 at Delnor Community Hospital in St.
Charles, Illinois. Survivor: one son, Thomas
D. Ayers; one daughter, Megan Ayers, both of
St. Charles; his mother, Dorothy (John)
O'Leary of Griffith; uncle, William Skinner
of Schererville; and several cousins. He was
also preceded in death by his father, Thomas
V. Ayers on June 12, 1944, during
were held 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Yurs
Funeral Home in St. Charles with Rev. Robert
Schumm officiatin. Burial was in Ridgelawn
Cemetery in Gary, Indiana. Memorials may be
given to the Local Homeless Shelters. Thomas
was born July 7, 1944 in East Chicago,
Indiana; he graduated from Highland High
School; and Culver Academy Summer Riding
School and Indiana University. He was a
Comptroller for Tech-Webb Co., in Wheeling,
Stevenson of DeMotte, Indiana, formerly of
Highland, passed away Friday, March 5, 1993.
She is survived by husband, Marlon Dan; one
daughter, Deirdre (Dennis) Flippo of
DeMotte; one son, Darren of Rensselaer; two
grandchildren, Celeste and Darrick Flippo;
mother, Dorothy Falk of Highland; two
brothers, Thomas Falk of Highland and Timothy
(Joan) Falk of Munster of Munster; one
sister, Lenore Coover of Highland and many
nieces and nephews.
will be held Tuesday, March 9, 1993 at 10:00
a.m. at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Gardens,
2828 Highway Ave., Highland with Rev. Charley
Cox officiating. Burial will follow at
Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville.
Friends may call at the funeral home on
Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Monday 2:00
to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Mrs. Stevenson was
employed at the Lake County Public Library;
past secretary of the Lake County Genealogy
Society; member of the Highland Historical
Society and a graduate of Highland High
School in 1962. Donations to the American
Cancer Society or to the Home Healthcare
Hospice of Jasper County Hospital would be
Guthrie - age 48 of Danville, Illinois,
passed away [in an automible crash]
Tuesday, February 26, 1991. Mrs. Guthrie is
survived by two sons, Richard Guthrie of
Danville, Illinois and Dale Gotch of Gary;
one daughter, Sherry (Ben) Jurca of
Covington, Illinois; three brothers, Allen
(Myra) Gotch of Valparaiso, Jeff (Vicki)
Gotch of Hammond and Warren (Karen) Winders
of Texas; two sister, Sally (Jim) Maloney of
South Carolina and Judy (Ray) Hope of
Valparaiso; three grandchildren; several
nieces and nephews.
will be held Saturday, March 2, 1991 at 11:30
a.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel with
Rev. Leroy Fassett officiation. Cremation
will take place at Oakland Memory Lanes.
Friends may meet with the family on Friday
from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home,
9039 Kleinman Rd. (2 blks south of Ridge Rd.)
Mrs. Guthrie was
employed with Walgreen Drug Store.