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OBITUARIES:  (published Nov. 8, 2018)

Dorothy Sally Lena Buckner
Dorothy Sally Lena Buckner, 91, former longtime resident of Oak Brook, passed away Nov. 6, 2018, at Manor Care of Hinsdale.
   She was born in 1927 in Elmhurst and was a homemaker.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; and her brothers, George and Robert Brinkman.
   She is survived by her daughter, Shari Buckner Fox; her granddaughters, Robin (Joseph) McIntyre and Laura Buckner; and her great-granddaughter, Liv.
   Visitation is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Faith Fellowship Church, 3724 Washington St,. Oak Brook.
   A funeral service will follow at the church at 11 a.m.
   Interment is at St. John’s Cemetery in Oak Brook.
   Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

Clarisse L. Fehrmann
Clarisse L. Fehrmann, nee Beegle, 91, of Cape Coral, Fla., formerly of Downers Grove, died Oct. 30, 2018.
   She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Warren H. Fehrmann; and her daughter, Mary Elizabeth.
   She is survived by her children, Robert (Barbara) Fehrmann of Hinsdale, William Fehrmann, Nancy Rigoni and Jack (Michele) Fehrmann; her grandchildren, Scott Fehrmann, Ashley (Bart) Housman, Jeffrey Fehrmann, Matthew Fehrmann, Bradley (Megan) Fehrmann, Jordan Fehrmann, Nicholas Rigoni, Vincent (April) Rigoni, Danielle Fehrmann and Alyson Fehrmann; her great-grandchildren, Barton and Harrison Housman; and her sister, Beedee Hein.
   A visitation was held Nov. 6 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home in Countryside.
   Interment was held at Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park in Willow Springs.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kidney Foundation or Dementia Society.

Dianne Yvonne Kolzow
Dianne Yvonne Kolzow, nee Melland, 75, of Lafayette, Ind., a former longtime Hinsdale resident, passed away Nov. 3, 2018, in Lafayette.
   She was born in 1943 in Elmhurst and worked as a secretary at Purdue University before she retired.
   Dianne was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Lafayette and a former member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hinsdale. Her hobbies included crocheting, cooking, baking and playing “Wheel of Fortune.”
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Kolzow.
   She is survived by her children, Gail Ayers, Beth (Scott) Evans, Anne (Doug) Miller, Paul (Amy) Kolzow and Neil Kolzow; her nine grandchildren; and her three great-grandchildren.
   A funeral service was held Nov. 7 at Zion Lutheran Church in Hinsdale.
   Interment was at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Oak Brook.
   Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

Winkle Lee
Winkle Lee of Burr Ridge, formerly of Oak Brook, died Nov. 1, 2018.
   Winkle’s life was remarkable — a tale of hard work and achieving the American dream. He left his birthplace of Shanghai realizing that the Communist Party would eventually take over China. He soon secured a coveted position with the British Army in Hong Kong. It was there that he met and married Julia Char.
   Wishing for a better life for his wife and new daughter, Jenny, he sailed alone to the United States to find work. Two years later, Julia and Jenny were able to join him in Chicago where he worked long hours and took evening classes. In 1960 he began his career at Mercy Hospital, where he worked 37 years, rising to become the first lay person president and chief executive officer of that institution.
   Always humble, generous and caring, he will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.
   He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia, nee Char.
   He is survived by his daughters, Jenny Mrjenovich (the late Wayne), Maggie Lee (Chris Emerson), Ann Vaughan (Chris Boccumini)and Virginia Lee (Peter Miller); his grandchildren, Andrew and Michael Mrjenovich, Megan Wong, Claudia and Natalie Vaughan and Davis and Julia Miller; and his loving partner for the last eight years, Priscilla (Percy) Monsalud.
Visitation is from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook.
   A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the funeral home.
   Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sisters of Mercy, 3659 W. 99th St., Chicago, IL 60655.

Anne L. Owen
Anne L. Owen, 70, of Burr Ridge,  passed away Nov. 2, 2018.
   A lifelong Hinsdale resident, Anne was a graduate of St. Isaac Jogues grade school and Hinsdale Central High School. She earned her bachelor’s in history from St. Mary of the Woods College in Indiana. Anne enjoyed researching genealogy, traveling and spending time with her beloved dog, Daisy.
   Anne was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Agnes Owen.
   She is survived by her loving sisters, Kathleen “Ky” (James) Scanlon and Margaret (Michael) Miller; her niece and nephew, Colleen Scanlon and Andrew Scanlon; and many cousins and friends.
   The family offers special thanks to the many wonderful people who supported Anne in collaborative ways with compassion, thoughtfulness and humor, including the medical team of Dr. Jay Dalal, loving and supportive staff of King-Bruwaert House and the St. Thomas Hospice team.
   Visitation is at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Chapel prayers will be said at 10:45 a.m. before processing at 11:15 a.m. to St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, 5005 S. Wolf Rd., Western Springs, for a Mass of Christian Burial.
   Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Hinsdale Humane Society, 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale, IL 60521 (online at; Society of the Little Flower, 1313 N. Frontage Road, Darien, IL 60561 (online at; St. Mary of the Woods College, St. Mary of the Woods, IN 47876 (online at; or a charity of choice.


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