Malone Funeral Home
Phillip A. Prestidge, 34, of Elgin and formerly of St. Charles worked for many years in the construction industry for a variety of businesses. He found great joy in spending time with family and friends.
Yurs Funeral Homes
Edward A. Van Glabek, 83, a longtime resident of St. Charles, started out his career in the printing world first at Roto-Color in St. Charles and then spent several years with the Aurora Beacon News followed by a lengthy career in real-estate in the Fox Valley and Chicagoland.
Hildegarde (Hilda) K. Educate was a graduate of Steinmetz High school. She lived in Chicago for many years then married her husband, Joseph Educate, in 1956 and resided in Norridge, IL until moving to St. Charles in 2004. She was a devoted wife and mother, and especially loved her grandchildren. She enjoyed being around friends and family and always loved a good joke.
Kenneth R. Michaelis, 58, of St. Charles, owned and operated the Canoe Shack in South Elgin for 22 years.
Elaine B. Williford, of Wayne, was a lifelong member of the Little Home Church by the Wayside, the Wayne Women's Club, and the Dunham Woods Riding Club. She was a devoted wife, mother, and lover of animals.
Moss Funeral Homes
Corrine A. Murtaugh, 89, of Batavia was a devout member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Batavia with a deep devotion to Jesus Christ. She was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Batavia VFW post 1197, very active in the Women Of The Moose 722 in Batavia for many years and volunteered her services at the Sacred Heart Monastery in Aurora and at Holy Cross parish for over 45 years.
John “Jack” Thomas Clarke, 84, formerly of St. Charles and Galena, attended Girard College in Philadelphia, a boarding school for fatherless boys. Throughout his life, Jack spoke of the extreme good fortune he received from Girard at a time he and his family needed it the most. He enlisted in the United States Army at the age of 17, and served in Japan before attending Pennsylvania State University on the GI Bill. During the Korean War, Jack served in the Army again as an officer stationed in Germany. He worked for Masonite Corporation in St. Charles, retiring in 1992 after a 32 year career in research and management. He was a faithful and active member of St. Charles Episcopal Church, serving on their vestry.
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