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Royle Epperson '69
Patricia Pacheco Kozak '82
Laurance Geimer '71
William McMillan '04

October 2014

Royle Epperson - Class '69
Royle Epperson, III of Bartlett formerly of Woodstock; loving son of Agnes (nee Thingwold) and the late Royle Lee II; dear brother of Valeriie (John) Janicki; proud uncle of Jason (Alethya), Eric and Rachel Janicki. A memorial visition honoring Royle and his father Royle, II will be held Sunday, Oct. 5 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Countryside Funeral Home & Cremator, 950 S. Bartlett Rd., (at Stearns Rd.) Bartlett. In lieu of flowers donations to help Helping Pawas Animal Shelter, 2500 Harding Ln., Woodstock IL 60098, would be appreciated. Arrangements and cremation by Countryside. For information 630-289-7575 or




Patricia Pacheco Kozak - Class '82
Patricia Kozak (nee Pacheco) age 50 of Des Plaines passed away October 7, 2014. Dear daughter of Irma and the late Roberto Pacheco; beloved wife of the late Stephen Kozak; cherished mother of Nocole Thomsen and Eric Kozak; loving sister of Samuel Pacheco, Robert (Lisa) Pacheco, Leticia Pacheco and Diana (Matthew) Tarver; proud grandmother of Tyler and Isabella; dear friend of Joseph Kowalik; Aunt of Patti, Jeanette, Alicia, Sammy Cindy, Joseph, Alyssa and the late Ryan. Visitation will be held Saturday, October 11 from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines. For information 847-699-9003 or


Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 9, 2014


Laurance Geimer - Class '71
Laurance Geimer beloved son of the late Raymond and Theresa Geimer; loving brother of Kathleen Kraft, Kenneth (the late Maxine), Cindy (Dan) Moss and Laura (Dan) Podgorny; dear uncle of 6; great uncle of 4. Funeral Saturday, Oct. 18, at 9:15 a.m., from Matz Funeral Home, 410 E. Rand Rd., Mt Prospect to St. Stephen Church, 1280 Prospect Ave., Des Plaines for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment in All Saints Cemetery. Visitation Friday from 3-9 p.m. Memorials to the American Cancer Society appreciated. For information, 847-394-2336 or


Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 16, 2014

William McMillan - Class '04
William McMillan, age 29, passed away on October 7, 2014. Loving son of Betty and the late William McMillan. Dear brother of Jessica. Fond nephew of Charlene (Teifeld) Bogucki, DeDe Searakoff and Marlene Guilbeault. Dear cousin of Daniel Teifeld, Sean (Rachel) Teifeld, Marc (Andrea) Guilbeault and Paul Stashkiw. A memorial service will take place on Sunday, October 19, 2014 beginning at 3 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 766 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines. Funeral care provided by G.L. Hills Funeral Home. For information 847-699-9003 or


Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 18, 2014