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.

William Atherton '78
Amber Moosvi '13
Joel Lambrecht '75
Cathryn Williams McGill '01
Mary Jackowiak Ostrow '76

March 2014

William Atherton - Class '78
William Atherton, 53, of Rolling Meadows. Beloved husband of Mary Anne, nee Kottra and (the late) Meghan, nee Farrell; loving stepfather of Jennifer and James Pufpaf; dear brother of Bonnie and Bobbi Atherton; fond uncle of Ryan Atherton. Visitation Tuesday, 3 to 9 p.m. at Lauterberg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights. Funeral Service, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Ridgewood Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Resarch Hospital. Information at 847-253-5423 or


Published in Chicago Tribune on Mar. 3, 2014

Amber Moosvi - Class '13
Amber Moosvi age 18 of Des Plaines passed away March 4, 2014. Beloved daughter of Dorothy Hillbrant; loving sister of Paige Moosvi; dear granddaughter of Joanne Hillbrant and Richard Cosco; proud niece of Steven (Kelly) Van Leeuwen; fond cousin to Michel and Jessica Van Leeuwen. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to the Paige Moosvi Scholarship fund. Visitation will take place on Monday, March 10 from 3 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 794 Pearson St., Des Plaines. Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Tuesday at 10 a.m. followed by interment in All Saints Cemetery. Funeral care provided by G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines. For information 847-699-9003 or



Joel Lambrecht - Class '75
Joel Alan Lambrecht, loving husband of Cindy (nee Colfax); cherished father of Jesse and Miles; beloved buddy of Moley the familiy's French Bulldog. Memorial Visitation Wedneday, March 12, 3 to 9 p.m. at Morizzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2550 Hassell Rd (just east of Barrington Rd), Hoffman Estates, IL 60169. For further information please contact the Morizzo Funeral Home and Creamation Services at 847-752-6444. The family also invites you to visit to sign the guest book.


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 11, 2014


Cathryn William McGill - Class '01
Cathryn "Catie" McGill (nee Williams), age 31, a lifelong resident of Des Plaines. Beloved wife for 3 years to Chief Petty Officer Adam McGill; dearest daughter of Cathy Williams (nee Morgan) and the late Richard Williams; daughter-in-law of Ron and Nina McGill; fond sister of Neil Nekola; sister-in-law of Curtis (Michelle) McGill; pround aunt of Noelle and Natalie. Visitaion will take place on Friday, March 21 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines. Visistation will take place on Saturday, March 22nd from 9 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 675 E. Algonquin Rd., Des Plaines. Burial will be held in Acacia Park Cemetery, Norridge. For information, 847-699-9003 or


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 20, 2014

Mary Jackowiak Ostrow - Class '76
Mary Ostrow, age 55, of Marengo died on Friday, March 21, 2014, at Centegra Hospital in Woodstock. She was born on May 23, 1958, in Des Plaines to Robert and Lillian (Novak) Jackowiak. Mary had a love of drawing, painting and music and she was known for having a great sense of humor. Her most rewarding job in her lifetime was being a mother. She was extremely proud of her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her children, Beth (Preston) Fritch, Dan (Rachel) Ostrow, Melissa (Dave) Green-Eitel; her grandchildren, Nichoas, Raela, Hailyn, Zoe and Everett and her best friend and loving partner of 7 years, Jerry Mason. The family would like to thank the medical staff of Centegra Hospital in Woodstock for caring for Mary over the last 3 years. Services will be private for the family. If desired, memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 215 W. Illinois St, Suite 1C, Chicago IL 60654. Arrangements were handled by Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory, 591 Ridgeview Dr, McHenry IL. 815-385-0063


Published in Northwest Herald on Mar. 26, 2014