Doris Jean Schaumberg - 83

12/1/1932 - 6/24/2016
Glenwood and Roseland

Doris Jean Schaumberg nee Wolfenden, age 83. Longtime Glenwood and Roseland area resident. Devoted employee of the Sherwin Williams Paint Company where she proudly served for 40 years as a Billing Clerk in the Accounting Department. Wife for 51 years of the late Leonard L. Schaumberg. Father of Alan Schaumberg. Grandmother of Dana, Kyle, Margaret and Tyler Schaumberg. Great grandmother of Evelyn Rose Schaumberg. Sister of Helen (James) Rago, Thomas (Ann) Wolfenden and the late Wilma (Bernard) Zeller, Dorothy Reichert, and John (late Rosabella) Wolfenden. Beloved Aunt of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Monday June 27th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM chapel prayers to St. Kieran Church, 195th and Halsted St, Chicago Heights. Entombment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park. 708 481-9230 or  

Victor Jimenez - 60

3/24/1956 - 6/23/2016
Dyer, IN formerly of Lancing and Kensington

Victor Jimenez, age 60. Dyer resident formerly of Lansing and Chicago’s Kensington neighborhood. 42 year employee of Sherwin Williams Paint Company. Graduate of Mendel High School. Husband of Mary Ann nee Evans. Father of Justin, Alec, and Richard Jimenez. Brother of the late baby Hector Jimenez. Son of the late Ruth “Sinnie” nee Little and Tobias “Toby” Jimenez. Son-in-law of Louis Evans and the late Carmen nee Cendejas. Dear uncle and friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St, (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Monday June 27th from 3:00 PM until time of funeral services at 7:30 PM. Burial Private. 708 481-9230 or

Michael Ray O'Brien - 69

6/12/1947 - 6/20/2016

Michael Ray O’Brien, age 69. Longtime resident of Frankfort/Lincoln Estates. A Teamster for 38 years, Mike retired in 2007 from ABF Freight, Local 710 after 22 years of service. Born in Omaha, NE, raised in Burbank, IL. Graduate of Reavis High School. Lance Corporal U.S. Marine Corps/Vietnam, “The Walking Dead” 1st Battalion, 9th Regiment, 3rd Division. Husband of Robine nee Rolko. Father of Deborah (Robert) Giglio and Pamela (Kevin) Dwyer and William Rolko. Proud grandpa of Samantha, Luke and Timothy. Son of the late Elva Beatrice Sutherlin and Dwain O’Brien. Brother of the late Gale “Darlene” (Carroll) Weiss. Loving uncle and dear friend of many. Leatherneck forever. “Semper Fidelis”. A celebration of Mike’s life and open house will be held Sunday July 3rd from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM (6:30 PM Memorial Prayer Serviceat the New Lenox American Legion Hall, Thomas E. Hartung Post 1977, 14414 W. Ford Drive (Cedar Rd, ½ mile N of Laraway Rd), New Lenox. Private burial with Military Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. For further service information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708 481-9230 or

Americo "Racket" Mascitti - 98

1/13/1918 - 6/14/2016
Longtime Chicago Heights resident

 Americo “Racket” Mascitti, age 98. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident passed away peacefully on June 14th. Husband for 68 years of the late Lena nee De Libertis. Father of Ronald (late Maedeane) Mascitti. Grandfather of Melissa (Chad) Nondorf and Ronnie Mascitti II. “Great- Grandpa Racket” of Matthew and Anthony Ramirez, and Cameron Nondorf. Brother of the late Gilda Mariano, Jean Valentino, Ann Bonadonna and Anthony “Beak” Mascitti. Beloved uncle and dear friend of many. A molder  by trade, and a  true example of hard work and dedication to ones job, Racket was a member and former President of Steelworkers Local 4441, working 38 years at the Fahralloy Foundry in Harvey before retiring in 1979; the same year he gave up his part time bartending job of 20 years at Svaboda’s Nickelodeon in Chicago Heights. Not one to sit still, Racket enjoyed spending the next 24 years working as a delivery driver and security officer for the First National Bank of Chicago Heights. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Tuesday June 21st from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 10:15 AM chapel prayers to San Rocco Oratory, 315 E 22nsd St, Chicago Heights. Mass 11:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or

Valerie Lewis Schultz - 92

2/23/1924 - 6/14/2016

 Valerie L. Schultz nee Lewis age 92.  Longtime Crete resident, native of Detroit, MI. Graduate of Harper School of Nursing.  Wife for 62 years of the late Herbert E. Schultz.  Mother of Kimberly (Rick) Shearer and the late Mark Schultz.  Grandmother of Matthew and Kevin Shearer, Sara (Jake) Lohser, Samantha Schultz, Samuel, Grace and Kalman Toth. Great grandmother of 5. Sister of the late Suzanne Peters.  Mother-in-law of Julie (Steve) Toth and Nyla Schultz.  Memorial Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Chicago Heights, 900 Thomas St., Chicago Heights on Saturday July 16th at 11:00 AM.  Private inurnment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.  For further service information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708-481-9230 or

Violet Zapchenk - 89

12/11/1926 - 6/13/2016
Longtime Steger

Violet Zapchenk nee Malis age 89.  Longtime Steger resident formerly of Riverdale.  Wife for 60 years of the late Thomas Zapchenk Sr.  Mother of Thomas Jr. (Venessa) Zapchenk.  Grandmother of Eric (Danielle) Zapchenk and Michele Zapchenk. Great grandmother of Edie Lynn and Reid Thomas Zapchenk. Preceeded in death by four sisters and one brother. Along with her late husband, Violet owned and operated Tom’s Grocery in Riverdale and Tom’s Beer Barn in Chicago Heights. Visitation at St. James Catholic Church, 22400 S. Torrence Ave., Sauk Village on Wednesday morning June 15th from 9:15 AM until time of funeral mass at 10:00 AM.  Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood.  For further service information please contact the Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at 708-481-9230 or

Rose DalDegan - 84

6/24/1931 - 6/12/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident

Rose DalDegan nee Cipriani age 84.  Lifelong Chicago Heights resident.  Bloom High School graduate. Since she was a young girl, Rose worked tirelessly at her family owned, Cipriani’s Restaurant, which served Chicago Heights from 1930 to 1994.  Wife for 58 years of Robert DalDegan.  Mother of Dean (late Deborah) DalDegan, Sandy Sybert, Mary (Ron) Evans and Diane (Jack) Goeders.  Grandmother of Daniel and Dominic DalDegan, Lauren (Tony) Carponelli, Luke (Jessica) Sybert, Christine (A.J.) Dobson, Joanna (Matt) Glusac, Daniel Shine, Antonio and Stefanie Goeders.  Great grandmother of Kason Sybert and Violet Dobson. Daughter of the late Mary nee Maro and John Cipriani. Sister of Sylvia (late Eugene “Harpo”) Pastere and John Cipriani, Jr.  Dear “Aunt Rose” to her many nieces and nephews. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday June 16th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Funeral Friday morning 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood.  708-481-9230 or

Dorothy G. Lee nee Gollnast - 95

7/24/1920 - 6/9/2016
Longtime Lynwood resident

Dorothy G. Lee. Age 95, Longtime Lynwood resident formerly of Harvey and Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. Graduate of Calument High School Class of 1937. Wife of the late Clyde Lee. Grandmother of Randy (Jeanie) Lee. Great Grandmother of Beverly and Kaitlyn Lee. Sister of the late Ella Ross.  Dear aunt and friend to many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 West 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Avenue), Chicago Heights on Tuesday June 14, 2016 from 9:00 AM until time of services 11:00 AM. Burial Oakland Memory Lanes.  For further info 708-481-9230 or

John J. O'Brien - 88

9/19/1927 - 6/8/2016
Sauk Village

John J. O’Brien, age 88. Longtime Sauk Village resident formerly of Homewood. Graduate of St. Joseph Grammar School, St. Rita High School and St. Ambrose University. Retired Special Agent for the Illinois Central Railroad Police Department with over 40 years of service. U.S. Army Veteran. Husband for 65 years of Theresa nee Dionne. Father of Thomas (Jeanette), James (Lori), Patricia (William) Schmidtke, Timothy (Carol) and Maureen (Bernard) Cagney. Grandfather of Patrick, Jeffrey, Michelle, Kelly and Shannon O’Brien, Kevin, Daniel and Katie Schmidtke, Aileen and Matthew Cagney. Son of the late Mary Kane and James C. O’Brien. Brother of the late Mary Elizabeth O’Brien and Margaret (late David) Berkley. Dear uncle and friend of many. Visitation will be held at St. James Catholic Church, 22400 S. Torrence Ave, Sauk Village, on Monday morning June 13th from 9:30 AM until time of funeral mass at 10:30 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. Memorials in John’s name to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the O’Brien family. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, IL.  708 481-9230 or

Beverly Ansburg - 77

9/10/1938 - 6/7/2016

Beverly Joy Ansburg nee Hicks, age 77. Steger resident formerly of Dolton. Retired after 15 enjoyable years as a sales associate in the Juniors and Dress Departments at Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co., Lincoln Mall. Graduate of Bloom Township High School. Wife of the late Ronald Francis Ansburg. Mother of Francis Ansburg, Matthew (Martha Rincon) Ansburg, Gina (Brian) Carrara, Shelly (Steve Matthews) Ansburg and the late Richard Hicks Ansburg. Grandmother of Collette, Claire, Erica, Nora and Grace Ansburg, Kyle and Quinn Carrara, and Mitchell and Brett Ansburg. Beloved aunt and guardian of Nicholas Hicks. Sister of Drucila (Charles) Belz and the late Ronnie and Tommy Hicks. Beverly’s generous heart and positive spirit will forever be remembered by the countless friends and family who benefited from her unconditional love and open arms. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St, (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Friday June 10th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Private Committal services will be held at Oakland Memory Lanes Cemetery, Dolton. 708 481-9230 or

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