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Walter C. Bonham
Walter C. Bonham of Oak Lawn died Jan. 6 at Park Villa Nursing Home. He was 91.
Visitation and funeral services were held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Burial was Chapel Hill Gardens South.
Mr. Bonham is survived by siblings Robert, Frank and Ruth; 15 great nephews and nieces and other friends and family.
Born in Bridgeton, N.J., Mr. Bonham was a 60-year member of Worth United Methodist Church.
 
Thomas P. Gavin Jr.
Thomas P. Gavin Jr., 78, died Dec. 30 at Palos Community Hospital. Visitation and funeral services were held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Burial was private.
Mr. Gavin is survived by his wife, Darlene Cornelius; children Tommie, Kenny and Donna; siblings Noreen Colgan and Patsy Daubert.
Mr. Gavin was born in Chicago and worked as a claims adjustor. He was a member of the Worth Lions.

Matthew Kozubowski
Matthew Kozubowski, 93, of Palos Hills died Dec. 24 at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Visitation was Dec. 28 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral Mass was held Dec. 29 at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge. Burial was at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
Mr. Kozubowski is survived by his wife, Clara Dryjanski and children Cynthia Audino, Mark Kozubowski and Laurie Dolan.
Born in Chicago, Mr. Kozubowski was tavern owner and a dockworker.

Raymond T Riley
Raymond T. Riley of Palos died Dec. 26 at Palos Community Hospital. He was 75. 
Mr. Riley is survived by his wife Joan; children Shannon, Kelly, Nicole and Ray; eight grandfather and three of  great grandfather children.
A memorial visitation and service was held Sunday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. 
Mr. Riley was born in Chicago and worked in the security industry.

Fred Zellmann
Am Flag copyFred Zellmann, 91, of Evergreen Park died recently.
Visitation and funeral services were at Beverly Ridge Funeral Home in Chicago. Burial was private.
A pilot in World War II, Mr. Zellmann was born and raised in Hillsboro.  
He is survived by his wife, Helen; daughter Mary Ann (John); siblings Kay (the late Merrill), Seymour and Helen (Bill) Smith as well as many nieces and nephews.