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OBITUARIES:  (published July 12, 2018)

Marjorie Filippi
Marjorie Filippi, nee Rostvold, 95, died July 6, 2018, in Lisle.
   Marjorie was born in Nashwauk, Minn., one of 11 children. She was a devoted daughter to her parents, Olive and Arndt Rostvold, as well as a supportive sibling, her entire life.
In 1942, Marjorie moved to Chicago after completing a secretarial program at Hibbing Junior College. She was recruited by a representative of the U.S. government to work in the War Bonds Human Resources Department at the Merchandise Mart during World War II.
   Marjorie was an avid traveler, visiting such diverse places as China, Columbia, Norway, Israel, Mexico, Egypt and the Black Sea. She always loved being near a body of water, which was a beloved pastime from her childhood on the lakes of Northern Minnesota.
   In 1945, Marjorie married her high school sweetheart, Pat Filippi, who was serving in the U.S. Navy. After the war, Marjorie and Pat established a home in Cicero and raised their six children. They later moved to Oak Brook. Marjorie was co-owner of the Clubhouse Restaurant in Hinsdale. She was a longtime member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hinsdale, and was involved there in many groups that helped the community and beyond, such as the PADS program in DuPage County. At Redeemer, she enjoyed being a member of the quilting group, which makes quilts for Lutheran World Relief. She also volunteered with the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
   After her children were grown, Marjorie attended the College of DuPage, graduating with a degree in art. She surrounded herself with art throughout her life, sharing that love with her children and grandchildren.
   She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Dorothy “Dottie” Filippi.
   She is survived by her six children, Larry Filippi, Bruce Filippi, Patrick Filippi, Cara (Alan) Sand, Gina (Bob) Knutson and Craig Filippi; and her grandchildren, Lauren Filippi, Paul Filippi, Eric Knutson, Rachel (Jordan) England, Allyson Sand, Lucas Filippi, Natalie Filippi and Marisa Filippi.
   Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 139 E. First St., Hinsdale. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.
   Memorials may be made to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) online at
   Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

Henry Andrew Porterfield
Henry (Hank) Andrew Porterfield, 95, a former 46-year resident of Hinsdale, passed away July 4, 2018, in Ft. Myers, Fla.
   He was born in 1922 in New Philadelphia, Ohio, to Henry Andrew and Helen Jones Porterfield.
   Hank graduated from Ohio State University, where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, with a degree in engineering. He served in the Army Artillery and the Army Air Corps from 1942-45 in World War II. He was a businessman, a residential real estate broker and a real estate developer.
   He was a founding member and chair of Us Too International, an advocacy group focusing on prostate cancer research, as well as of Alliance for Prostate Cancer Prevention (APCaP).
   Henry was the husband of the late Ellen Cole Porterfield.
   He also was preceded in death by his stepmother, Anna Porterfield; and his brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Miriam Porterfield.
   Henry is survived by his four sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Earnest (Berta) Porterfield, Steven John (Jan) Porterfield, Charles Anthony (Tina) Porterfield and Christopher Cole (Susan Azar) Porterfield; five grandchildren, Jean (Patrick Ceas) Porterfield, Cara Porterfield (Dwight) Steward, John Porterfield, Tyler J. (Sarah) Porterfield, Elizabeth (Jeremy) Alberhasky; and eight great-grandsons, Evan Ceas, Atticus and Waits Alberhasky, Jake and Zach Porterfield, and Darren, Nathan and Michael Steward.
   Services are private.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to APCaP, 17660 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 106, Ft. Myers, FL 33908.

Logan M. Tanner
Logan M. Tanner, R.N., 63, of Oak Brook, died July 4, 2018, in Chicago.
   He was born in 1954 in Tucson, Ariz.
   Logan was a graduate of Hinsdale Central High School, Wesley Passavant School of Nursing and the University of Evansville.
   He was preceded in death by his mother, Susan Lou Tanner; and his brother, Jeffrey Tanner.
   He is survived by his wife, Virginia M. Tanner R.N., nee Sipp; his children, Christopher Tanner, M.D.; his father, Richard; his sister, Stacy (Marc) Lorin; and his nieces and nephews, Maxime, Oliver, Clarisse, Margret, Andrew, Jennifer, Carolyn, Thomas, Steven, Paul, Lucas, Sarah and Stephen.
   A funeral Mass was said July 7 at St. Isaac Jogues Church in Hinsdale.
   Interment was at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, Suite 745, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.
   Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.


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