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Frances Renk Milner '64
Joshua Kaye '06
Mary Hoffman Dunning '75
Steven Johnson '70

February 2015

Frances Renk Milner - Class '64
Fran graced this earth for 68 years. She passed away on Friday, February 13, 2015. She was a daughter, baby sister, pom pom girl, musician, beautician, wife, mother and Waupaca girl #3. A graduate of Maine West High School and married to husband, Ken, for 47 years. She gave birth to Michelle, Martin and Matthew. Her life was devoted to family and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Hazel and Joseph Renk. She is survived by her husband, children, sister Priscilla (Richard) Ahlman, cousins and nephews. Consumed by cancer but welcomed by our Lord. A memorial mass will be held at St. Mary of the Annunciation, 22333 W. Erhart Road, Mundelein, IL, Friday, Feb. 20 at 11:00 a.m. to rejoice in her life. Visitation one hour prior to the mass. Please help fight cancer in her memory.


Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on February 18, 2015



Joshua Kaye - Class '06
Joshua Kaye, 28, died suddenly in an auto accident on Sunday, February 15, 2015, in the evening in Marion, WI.. Full obit pending.

Mary Hoffman Dunning - Class '75
Mary Dunning (nee Hoffman), of North Las Vegas, NV, was called home by our gracious Heavenly Father February 24, 2015. Mary was born June 6, 1957, in Chicago. She grew up in Des Plaines and attended Maine West High School. In 1979 she graduated from Concordia University and, July 27 of that same year, married Kevin Dunning. God blessed this marriage with two children, Jeremy (1982) and Maggie (1987). For over 30 years Mary served her Lord as a teacher in Lutheran schools in Portland, OR, New York City, Cleveland, Chicago, Las Vegas and most recently Hong Kong. She taught students from pre-kindergarden through high school seniors, but especially enjoyed sharing Old Testament stories with students at Faith Lutheran Middle and High School where she worked for 13 years. She was truly an example and role model of faith, character and perseverance to family, students and friends. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Evelyn Hoffman. She is survived by her husband; two children; and two sisters, Peggy Bever and Patricia Hoffman. Her live will be celebrated with a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Faith Lutheran Middle and High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, Summerlin, NV. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Faith Lutheran Middle and High School or the Animal Foundation.


Published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal on February 26, 2015


Steven Johnson - Class '70
Steven Johnson of Morton Grove; beloved husband of Joan nee Abbott; loving father of Garrett (Sara) Johnson and Ashley (Thomas) Morris; dear brother of Karen (James) Urek; brother-in-law of Richard (Pamela) Abbott; fond uncle and cherished friend to many. Friends and family will gather on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 1:00 p.m. at the Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner St (Northwest Hwy/Rte 14 at Rand Rd) Des Plaines for a 2:30 p.m. Celebration of Life Memorial Service. For futher information and directions call 847-824-5155 or


Published in the Chicago Tribune on February 25, 2015