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James A. Brewer
  James A. Brewer, 49, died April 2 in Oak Lawn.
  Mr. Brewer was cremated.
  Mr. Brewer is survived by his daughters, Cassie and Kalina; his ex-wife, Maggie; and his sister, Deborah Palumbo.
 
Marta Elizabeth Cruz
  Marta Elizabeth Cruz, 77, of Worth, died April 10 at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. Visitation was held April 12 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral Mass was held April 13 at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge.
  Ms. Cruz is survived by her brothers, Jesse and Pasqual; and her sister, Anna Guerrero.
  Ms. Cruz was born in Laredo, Texas.
 
Frances DiPietro
  Frances DiPietro, née Zurek, of Worth died April 30 at home. Visitation was held May 3 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral Mass was held May 3 at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge.
  Mrs. DiPietro is survived by her sons, David, Daniel, Dennis and Duane; her daughters, Deborah Liebendorfer, Denise Neubauer and Darlene Londo, 22 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
  Mrs. DiPietro was born in Dixmoor. She worked as a homemaker.
 
 
Stella Kamradt
  Stella Kamradt, 81, of Coloma, Mich., died April 11 in St. Joseph, Mich. Visitation and a funeral service were held April 19 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Interment was private.
  Ms. Kamradt is survived by her sons, Lawrence Mikolajczak and Edward Kamradt; her daughters, Sandra Bennett and Debra Kamradt; her sister, June Kamradt; her brothers, David and Daniel; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
  Mrs. Kamradt was born in Chicago. She worked for Veli’s Kofy Kup in Oak Lawn.
 
Elizabeth “Betty” McLaughlin
  Elizabeth “Betty” McLaughlin, 84, née Collins, of Chicago Ridge, died April 19 at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Visitation was held April 22 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Interment was private.
  Mrs. McLaughlin is survived by her daughter, Judy; her sons, Stephen and Alan; and two grandchildren.
  Mrs. McLaughlin was born in Athy, Ireland. She worked as a waitress at the Old Barn Restaurant in Burbank for more than 20 years.
 
Judith Rogers
  Judith Rogers, 73, née Lord, of Hiwassee, Ga., formerly of Palos Hills, died April 10 in Tennessee. A memorial Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St. in Palos Hills. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
  Mrs. Rogers is survived by her sons, Michael, David, John and Bill; her daughter, Nancie Bragg; her brother, Dennis; and 13 grandchildren.
  Mrs. Rogers was born in Chicago. She worked as a nurse.
 
William Rogers
  William Rogers, 74, of Hiwassee, Ga., formerly of Palos Hills, died April 10 in Tennessee. A memorial Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St. in Palos Hills. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
  Mr. Rogers is survived by his sons, Michael, David, John and Bill; his daughter, Nancie Bragg; his brother, Tom; his sister, Mary Lynn Cleveland; and 13 grandchildren.
  Mr. Rogers was born in Chicago. He worked for AT&T.
 
Kevin Sanders
  Kevin Sanders, 33, formerly of Palos Hills, died April 17 in West, Texas. Visitation was held April 30 at Plainfield Fire Protection District in Plainfield. A funeral Mass was held May 1 at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills. Interment was at Plainfield Township Cemetery.
  Mr. Sanders is survived by his wife, Sarah, his son, Reeve; his mother, Sandra; his brother, Scott; and his sister, Jeanette White.
  Mr. Sanders worked as a veterinary technician instructor at McLennan Community College in Waco. He was a volunteer firefighter with the Bruceville-Eddy Volunteer Fire Department. 
 
James A. Wojciechowski
  James A. Wojciechowski, 70, of Oak Lawn, died April 12 at home. Visitation and a funeral service were held April 16 at Chapel Hill Gardens South Funeral Home in Oak Lawn. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
  Mr. Wojciechowski is survived by his wife, Ruth; and one grandson.
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