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Death Notice from 5-7-15

Charles Francis Bevid
Am Flag copyCharles Francis Bervid, 91, died April 24 at his home in Oak Lawn.
Services were held April 28 from Palos Gaidas Funeral Home to St. Fabian Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery.
 Mr. Bervid, a retired Chicago police officer, served in World War II as a Navy Seaman First Class on USS LST 529 and USS LST 400. Survivors include his son, Paul Bervid; sister, Virginia Smat; and many nieces and nephews.

John J. Devens
John “Jack” J. Devens, 87, died April 22 at his home in Worth.
Services were held April 25 from Curley Funeral Home to Our Lady of the Ridge Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Mr. Devens was a retired mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Sandra (nee Rehm); children, Mary (Stephen) Stanis, Katherine (Keith) Longrie, Margaret (Edward) Palenik, John Devens Jr., Patricia (James) Denison, Janet (Michael) Gunkel and Donna (Nick) Vamrakas; and 56 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
 
Alice M. Murray
Alice M. Murray (nee Hartig), 90, of Worth, died April 19 at her home.
Services were held April 23 from Schmaedeke Funeral Home to Our Lady of the Ridge Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Mrs. Murray, a Chicago native, was a homemaker. She is survived by her children, Tom (Char) Murray, Lyn (Ken) Koester, Allisan (the late Frank) Konrath and Jim (Karen) Murray; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Evelyn H. Ziemann
Evelyn H. Ziemann (nee Gensch), 90, died April 26 at Smith Village in Chicago.
Services were Friday from Kosary Funeral Home to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Oak Lawn. Interment was at Bethania Cemetery.
Mrs. Ziemann is survived by nieces and nephews, Ruth Feldscher, Rev. Daniel Gensch, Dr. Magdalene Corbin and Walter Gaedtke Jr., and many great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.