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Deborah Schoepke

Deborah Schoepke, 75, Woodstock, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois Inpatient Unit in Woodstock. She was born Oct. 24, 1936, in Woodstock,

Irma W. Ackmann

Irma W. Ackmann, 99, died Saturday, June 2, 2012.  She was born April 3, 1913. On Nov. 7,1936, she married Harold Ackmann, a Huntley resident. Since Nov. 15, 1987, she

Mary Jane O'Neil

Mary Jane O’Neil, 67, Wonder Lake, died Monday, June 4, 2012, at her home. She was born Feb. 25, 1945, in Shoemaker, Calif., to Leslie V. and Mary Cecelia (Maestas)

Candace Ann McNulty

Candace Ann McNulty, 61, Woodstock, died Monday, June 4, 2012, at her home. She was born May 1, 1951, in Chicago to Raymond and Bernice (Somers) Cook.   On October

Carolyn L. Havens

Carolyn L. Havens, 85, Woodstock, died Monday, June 4, 2012, at Centegra Hospital – Woodstock. She was born Jan. 2, 1927, to Clyde and Caroline (Krettner) Ohlsen.   On May

Karen A. Koreba

Karen A. Koreba, 64, Wonder Lake, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012. She was born Nov. 27, 1947, in Alexandria, Va. She moved to Charlotte, N.C. as an infant and lived

Aspenna V. Bowe

Aspenna V. Bowe, 92, Woodstock, died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Valley Hi Nursing Home, Woodstock. She was born Feb. 28, 1920, in New Holstein, Wis. On June 1, 1941,

Gloria G. Grover

Gloria G. Grover, 76, Woodstock, died Friday, May 25, 2012, at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock. She was born July 11, 1935, in Dundee, to John and Louise (Boncosky) Grace. On May 28,

Joseph A. Woodell

Joseph A. Woodell, 26, Woodstock, died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville. He was born Jan.19, 1986, to Lawrence and Sarah (Saathoff) Woodell. He was a

Carl C. Ohlrich

Carl C. Ohlrich, 78, Woodstock, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock. He was born Sept. 12, 1933, in Woodstock, to Wilbert C. and Faye (Gates) Ohlrich. On Oct.

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