We will update the list of names of our deceased warriors on a monthly basis. We will not place a person on this list with hearsay, second hand, information. Send us a fax of the obituary, noting the date and name of the newspaper from which it was taken. If you don't have the obit, then you must be related to, or a close friend who attended the wake, funeral or memorial service.

Kathy Mangan Alfini '65
Roger Schalk '68
Laura Pacquer Battle '75

January 2017

Kathy Mangan Alfini - Class '65
Kathy L. Alfini, 69, of Palatine, IL. Born May 6, 1947 in Chicago, IL, born in eternal life on January 9, 2017. Beloved wife of James B. Alfini. Loving mother of Susan Mentges, Marc (Rumiko) Alfini, Matt (Jennifer) Alfini and Kelly (Neil) Torgersen. Cherished grandmother of Sasha, Jainey, Marc Jr., Payton and Ace Alfini. Dear sister of Judi (Nick) Caruso. Memorial donations may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 1301 W. 22nd Street, Suite 905, Oak Brook, IL 60523. Visitation Friday, January 13, 2017 from 3-9 PM and Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 9-10:30 AM at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. A Funeral Service will follow at Christ Lutheran Church, 41 S. Rohlwing Road, Palatine. Interment Memory Gardens Cemetery.



Roger Schalk - Class '68
Roger A. Schalk, 66, of Buffalo Grove, was born April 14, 1950 to the late George and Faye Schalk and died January 10, 2017 in Arlington Heights. Roger was the beloved husband of Kathryn D. (nee Marto); loving father of Dolores (Jason) Frey, Jennifer Bartousek and Stephanie (Mason) Mobley; cherished grandfather of Kirsten, Austin, Lyla and Sydney. Visitation Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 4 to 8 PM at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11 AM at the funeral home. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL. In lieu of flowers, contributions to your favorite charity appreciated. For information, 847-253-5423 or

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jan. 12, 2017

Laura Pacquer Battle- Class '75
Laura Lee Battle (nee Pacquer), 59, passed away January 16, at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Laura fought cancer courageously for 3-½ years years which claimed her life, but not her spirit. Born December 2, 1957 in Chicago, the daughter of the late Edward Pacquer jr. and Carol (nee Dykla) Pacquer. Beloved wife to the late Eric Battle (2015), dear sister of Larry, Alan, and Edward III Pacquer. sister-in-law to Bob Rebl, Jenni Pacquer, and Linda Pacquer. Aunt to many nieces and nephews, dear friends, and workforce family at FCB in Chicago. Per Laura's wishes her life will be honored privately. Laura fought for her family she loved so dearly who she did not want to leave, and will be remembered for her courage and strength. For info, Cremation Society of Illinois, 847-577-6505.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jan. 22, 2017