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DEATH NOTICES from May 30, 2013

Emil A. Beck
  Emil A. Beck, 67, of Palos Hills, died May 24 at Palos Extended Care in Palos Hills. Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, May 30 at Palos Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Highway in Palos Hills. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 31 at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills. Interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.
  Mr. Beck is survived by his son, Allen; his daughter, Elizabeth; his brothers, Tom and John; and one grandchild.
  Mr. Beck was born in Chicago. He worked as a certified public accountant.

John H. Dickman Sr.
  John H. Dickman Sr. 87, of Evergreen Park, died May 20 at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park. Visitation was held May 23 at Brady-Grill Funeral Home in Evergreen Park. A funeral Mass was held May 24 at Most Holy Redeemer Church in Evergreen Park. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
  Mr. Dickman is survived by his wife, Mary; his sons, John and Bill; his daughters, Gail Cunnane and Mary Gallacher; his brother, Robert; and 12 grandchildren.
  Mr. Dickman was born in Chicago. He served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a carpenter.

Norm E. Ehmen
  Norm E. Ehmen, 77, of Worth, died May 21 at Manor Care East in Palos Heights. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home, 10701 S. Harlem Avenue in Worth.
  Mr. Ehmen is survived by his sons, Butch, Michael and Keith; his daughter, Pam Casarda; and 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
  Mr. Ehmen was born in Quincy. He worked as a body and fender repairman at an auto dealership.

Louis A. Greco
  Louis A. Greco, 86, of Worth, died May 15 at Ballard Nursing Center in Des Plaines. Visitation was held May 19 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral Mass was held May 20 at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge. Interment was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Hillside.
  Mr. Greco is survived by his wife, Philomena; his sons, Gerardo and James; his daughter, Carol; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
  Mr. Greco was born in Chicago. He served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a plant manager in the food industry.

Diana Hickey
  Diana Hickey, 54, née Richards, of Aurora, formerly of Palos Hills, died May 24 in Plainfield. Visitation and a funeral service were held May 28 at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home. Interment was private.
  Mrs. Hickey is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Banasiak and Melissa Brown; her brothers, Kenneth and Michael; her sister, Bonnie; and two grandchildren.
  Mrs. Hickey was born in Chicago. She worked as a retail manager.

Joshua Knafl
  Joshua Knafl, 22, of Worth, died May 25. Visitation was held May 29 at Hann Funeral Home in Bridgeview. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, May 30 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery in Oak Lawn.
  Mr. Knafl is survived by his mother, Christine; his father, David; his sister, Stephanie; his grandmother, Laverne; and his grandfather, Larry.
  Mr. Knafl graduated from Shepard High School and the John Amico School of Hair Design.

David Meneghetti
  David Meneghetti, 90, of Burr Ridge, formerly of Palos Hills, died May 20 at Emeritus of Burr Ridge. A private funeral service was held.
  Mr. Meneghetti is survived by his son, Mark; his daughter, Lisa O’Donnell; and three grandchildren.
  Mr. Meneghetti was born in Chicago. He served in the Navy during World War II. He worked as a nuclear physicist at Argonne National Laboratory for more than 40 years.