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OBITUARIES:  (published March 8, 2018)

Frank J. Heidler III
Frank J. Heidler III of Sister Bay, Wis., and Oak Brook passed away peacefully at his home March 4, 2018, surrounded by his family.
   Frank was born in 1928 in Austin, Ill., to Frank J. Heidler Jr. and Sylvia Ulrici Heidler. He grew up in Riverside, where he graduated from Riverside Brookfield High School before attending Iowa State University. He then graduated from the University of Michigan and remained a lifelong fan.
   Frank was a lifetime lumberman, and third generation owner of Heidler Hardwood Lumber Co.. He surrounded himself with his family as often as possible in Door County and instilled his love of boating in all. He also donated his time and talents to the Graue Mill and the DuPage Republican Party. He served as commodore of the Ephraim Yacht Club, president of the Hardwood Distributors Association and director of the National Hardwood Lumber Association. He loved sailing, gardening, woodworking, and spending time with his family and friends.
   Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Sallie J. Heidler.
   He is survived by his children, Skip (Debby) Heidler of Hinsdale, Betsy (Jeff) Steele and Scott (Amy) Heidler; his grandchildren, Woody (Emily) and Erica Heidler, Lindsey (Jason) Mazeika, Kendra (Alex) Zalar, Amanda (Ryan) Smith, Kaela and Gretchen Steele, and William and Bradley Heidler; and his great-grandchildren, Avery and Emma Mazeika and Jamie Zalar.
   Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2336 Canterbury Lane, Sister Bay, Wis. A service will follow at 2 p.m.
   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1250 Fourth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Glenn William Kolzow
Glenn William Kolzow, 75, of Lafayette, Ind., formerly a longtime Hinsdale resident, passed away Feb. 27, 2018, from injuries sustained in an accident.
   He was born in 1942 and married Dianne Y. Melland on April 7, 1962, in Hinsdale.
   He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Lafayette, Ind., and a former member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hinsdale. He was employed by Lafayette Auto Supply, where he enjoyed his work and co-workers. His hobbies included fishing, sports and watching reruns of M*A*S*H.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenz and Emma Kolzow; his brother, Robert Kolzow; and his sisters, Jane Karstens and Doris Brinkman Avery.
   He is survived by his wife, Dianne; his five children, Gail Ayers, Beth (Scott) Evans, Anne (Doug) Miller, Paul (Amy) Kolzow and Neil Kolzow; his nine grandchildren; and his three great-grandchildren. Pastor Dan Eggold officiated a March 3 burial service at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Oak Brook.
   Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled local arrangements.

Raymond Michelin
Raymond Michelin, 84, of Clarendon Hills, passed away March 1, 2018, in Downers Grove with his loving family at his side.
   He was born in 1933 in Highland Park.
Raymond was the meat department manager at Kramer Foods in Hinsdale for 47 years.
   He was preceded in death by his sons, Ray and Jimmy Michelin; and his nephew, Tommy (Kathy) Michelin.
   He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Hermina Michelin, nee Lanenga; his children, Debra (Russ) Mack, Diana (Dominic) La Mantia and Jimmy Michelin; his grandchildren, Dominic R. (Jessie) La Mantia, Nicholas (Carly) Hayward, Ryan Mack, Megan Mack and Dina La Mantia; his nephew, Michael (Julie) Michelin; and his niece, Linda (Don) Carder.
   A funeral service took place March 5 at Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale.
Interment was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Hillside.

Virginia L. Robinson
Virginia L. Robinson, 88, a longtime Hinsdale resident, passed away Feb. 25, 2018, at Oak Trace Senior Living Community in Downers Grove.
   From her birth in Oak Park in 1929, she brightened the lives of those around her with generosity, laughter and love. As a young woman, Virginia’s gumption led her on a series of incredible world travels, whose stories would later inspire her children and grandchildren. Soon after, she met and married the John E. Robinson.
   Virginia was a preschool teacher at Union Church of Hinsdale CFWP and a children’s book buyer at The Little Book Shop of Hinsdale. She gave generously of herself as a prison ministry volunteer, an election judge and a Sunday school teacher. She was a member of the Union Church of Hinsdale and a season ticket holder at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, both for more than 50 years. Her kindness and her fiery spirit will be sorely missed by her children and her grandchildren.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, John.
   She is survived by her children, Hugh C. (Mary) Robinson and Elizabeth “Lili” (Terry) Robinson Krainc; and her grandchildren, Anna and Kathryn Krainc, and Nathaniel and Isabella Robinson.
   A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Union Church of Hinsdale, 137 S. Garfield Ave.
   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Women’s Association Scholarship Fund at the Union Church of Hinsdale, 137 S. Garfield Ave., Hinsdale, IL 60521; The National Multiple Sclerosis Society online at; or the American Cancer Society online at
   Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

Maureen Ruth Savaiano
Maureen Ruth (nee O’Malley) Savaiano, 84, died Feb. 27, 2018 in Chicago.
   She was born in 1933 in Chicago.
   Maureen grew up a tough Irish girl who no doubt could accomplish anything she set her mind to. This attitude only amplified when she met the love of her life, Nick, and together the two of them were unstoppable. Maureen took pride in everything she did and rightfully so because she was a part of building a legacy. She was a woman who appreciated the finer things in life — travel, art, food, fashion and, of course, the Chicago Cubs! A woman so cultured she thrived on adventure but was also able to understand the importance of helping others. Maureen devoted her life to her family, friends, the church, and quite frankly anyone who needed a little extra help. Her elegance, kindness and pure heart will be missed. Maureen had the ability to captivate an entire room, and that is something that will live on forever.
   She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend of 50 years, Nicholas Joseph Savaiano.
   She is survived by her four daughters, Susan Cattey, Sharon (Julian) Schink of Hinsdale, Julie (Lewis) Borsellino and Jamie (Patrick) Maloney of Hinsdale; her 17 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren: Perry (Katie) Crawford, Sean and Vivian; Nicole Neustadt, Ava, Juliana, Joseph and Johnathan; Maureen (D’Arcy) O’Neill, Lilly, Charlotte and Audrey; Jamie (Elliott) Schwind and Avery; Matthew Schink, Jonathan (Christina) Cattey, Carina and Graham; Nicholas Minucciani, Christopher (Alexa) Schink, Emily (Ryan) Mattson, Elizabeth, William and Theodore; Jack Maloney, Briana Borsellino, Peter Schink, Jordan Maloney, Joseph Borsellino, James Maloney, Patrick Maloney and Michael Maloney.
   A funeral Mass was said March 2 at Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago. Interment was private at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Old St Patrick’s Church, 711 W. Monroe, Chicago IL 60661 or online at
   Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

William G. Schulz
William G. Schulz, 79, passed away Feb. 27, 2018, with his wife by his side.
   Bill was a longtime Clarendon Hills resident and former owner of Professional TV Repair of Clarendon Hills for more than 30 years.
   Bill loved the outdoors, especially fishing on the Fox River.
   He is survived by his wife, Sandra; his children, William Jr., Donna (Brenda) Smith, Belinda (Ray) Rivera, Rosemary (Kelly) Rice; his grandchildren, Daniel (Sammy), Jenna, Brandon, Conor, Sara and Abigal; and his great-grandson, Carter.
   Interment will be private.
   Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.


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