Steger Funeral Home

Providing quality funeral services in the South Suburban Chicago area since 1891

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Blair S Priebe


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Blair S. Priebe age 69 of Peotone, Illinois went home to his Heavenly Father on April 10, 2021.  Loving husband to Betty (nee Huizenga);  beloved father to Traci (Michael) Freitas. Proud grandfather to Nolan and Kaelyn. Dear son to Jayne (Renda) Priebe; dear sister to Kim (Priebe) Olson and kind uncle to many nieces and nephews. Proceeded in death by his father Raymond Priebe. Blair was a U.S. army veteran and owned Dart Copy Service.  Blair had many hobbies including music and sports.  He was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

Visitation and service on Thursday, April 15th  from 9AM until the time of service at 11AM at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at 330 Highland Dr. Chicago Heights, Illinois.  Burial to follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.  Arrangements entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, IL. For Info: (708)-754-0016

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Darlis D Schofield


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

It is with deep sympathy that the family of Darlis Schofield announces her passing at the age of 81.  Darlis was survived by her husband, Donald Schofield, of 61 years.  Darlis is remembered as a sweet caring person.  She sent birthday cards to nieces, great nieces, nephews, great nephews and 100’s of friends.  Darlis saw it as her mission in life that everyone would receive at least one birthday wish every year.  Darlis had a great sense of humor and was always ready with a joke. 

She was preceded in death by her sister Shirley Candall and her brother Orlando Webb.  She is survived by her husband Donald, and her children Donald T. Schofield II, Douglas (Sharon Leong) Schofield and Diane (George) Scott.  She was blessed by her grandchildren Franklin Scott, Jessica Schofield and Samantha Schofield.  She was survived by her siblings Linda Whaley, William Clark Webb, J. Chris Kent and Roxanne Brown.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

Visitation Wednesday, April14th, from 3:00 PM until time of service at 7:00 PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.   Info: (708) 754-0016

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Carl 'CJ' Joseph Carlsson


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Place of Service: St. Liborius Catholic Church 71 W 35th Street, Steger, Illinois (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Carl Joseph Carlsson (CJ), 62, born June 4, 1958 was a longtime resident of Crete, Illinois. Carl passed away peacefully at his home on April 6, 2021.  He graduated from Crete Monee High School in 1976 and earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Calumet College.   Carl spent many years working at Calumet Flexicore Corporation in Hammond, Indiana as an accountant and purchasing agent.  He was a man of many diverse interests with a wealth of knowledge in several areas.  As an avid fan of nature, Carl loved the outdoors and spending time on the family farm.  In his younger days, he looked forward to celebrating the 4th of July by staging professional firework shows for local communities.  He was a self-taught locksmith and was always aware of current events. Showing simple gestures of kindness to his family and friends brought Carl great joy.  With a mischievous and boyish sense of humor, Carl always tried to bring laughter to those whom he spent time.

Carl was the beloved son of Carl L. and the late RoseMarie (nee Schnepf) Carlsson.  He was the loving brother to Elizabeth Carlsson, Christina (Dan) LeCocq, Cynthia (Allen) Lucas, and his late brother, Kurt Carlsson.  He was the cherished uncle to Carly, Matthew, Margaret, Jack, Brian and Hannah.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 3:00PM until 8:00PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Funeral Mass Wednesday at 10:00AM at St. Liborius Church, 35th and Halsted Blvd., Steger, Illinois.  Interment:  Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL.  Info: (708) 754-0016.  Memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place; Memphis, TN 38105.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

 

 

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Luigina Giannetta


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Luigina Giannetta (nee Bianchi) age 86, Longtime resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on April 7, 2021.  Loving wife to the late Ottorino (2020).  Beloved mother to Mario (Janice) Giannetta and the late Sandro – 2017 (Nancy) Giannetta.  Cherished grandmother to Melissa (Scott) Giannetta –Smith, Jason Giannetta, Alessandra Giannetta and Antonio Giannetta; great grandmother to Christian, Tommy and Evan.   Dear sister to Lena Pistirzi, Americo Bianchi and the late Tony Bianchi.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

Visitation on Sunday, April 11th from 1pm to 7pm at  Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, IL. Funeral mass on Monday at 11:30AM at the funeral home. Entombment at Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois. For Info: (708)-754-0016

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U.S. Veteran

Milton H Zara


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

Milton H. Zara also known as “Uncle Miltie” age 93, of Park Forest, Illinois passed away on April 2, 2021.  Born October 26, 1927 in Montclair, New Jersey to the late Haig and late Grace (Nee Tungrian) Zara.  Loving husband of 70 years to Louise (nee Kahrimanian) which was celebrated just a day before his passing.  Beloved father to Gregory Zara, Kevin (Ramie) Zara and Cheryl (Russ) Zara Vanderhoff.   

Milton went to two Ivy League colleges MIT and Brown University.  After attending MIT he was drafted into the Army to serve in World War II where he served proudly. When he came back he attended Brown University where he graduated with a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering. He also played on Brown’s Rugby team. During his summer breaks he would head to NY to help his parents with their guest house near the Saratoga Springs horse track, one summer at the guest house he met his future bride.

 In 1965 he and his bride and two sons moved to Chicago suburbs for work. He was hired at De Soto, later to be bought out by Sonneborn and then Dural. During the last 70’s he decided it was time to venture out on his own forming his own building product consulting firm called, Zara and Associates which had him traveling all over the U.S. During his work stint he established two US patents

He took an interest in coin collecting, stamp collecting, playing the piano, Oudh and Mandolin. He also enjoyed traveling and playing cards with friends. He was a member of the Mensa Society with an IQ of 142. Later in life he became active with family ancestry which drew him closer to relatives in Argentina, France, and Germany which he E-mailed back in forth.

He will be greatly remembered for his humor big heart and charismatic personality.
Donations/memorial can be made in his name to:

https://www.macular.org/how-donate and/or

 https://donate.bbrfoundation.org/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=1

Arrangements were entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Info: (708) 754-0016

 

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Ronald G Sherlock


Funeral Home: Steger Funeral Home - Steger, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Ronald G. Sherlock age 73 longtime resident of Steger, Illinois passed away on April 4, 2021.  Loving husband to Joyce (nee Mull); beloved father to Julie Conrad and Stephanie (Don) Henderson.  Beautiful grandfather to Caleb and Cayden Conrad, Myla and Donaven Henderson.  Fond brother to Larry (Kay) Sherlock, Michael Sherlock, Steve (Jeanette) Sherlock, Mark (Jamie) Sherlock, Robbi (Joe) Tribbey, sister in law Karen Clavier, brother in law Ronnie (Irene) Mull.  Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Shirley (nee Simons) Sherlock, and a brother Jeff Sherlock.  Ronald served proudly in the U.S. Army. 

We ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines where masks/face coverings and distancing are concerned. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

Visitation Monday, April 12th   from 4:00 PM until 8:00PM at Steger Funeral Home 125 E. Steger Road (34th St.) in Steger, IL 60475.  Funeral Service at 11AM  on Tuesday at the Funeral Home. PRIVATE burial family only at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.  Info: 708-755-3400.

 

 

 

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Steger Funeral Home

On July 4, 2005 the new Steger Funeral Home was opened, located at 125 E. Steger Road (34th St.) in Steger, Illinois. Steger residents now have a choice in funeral homes.

 

This is a beautiful, modern facility with everything on the main level. No stairs here and there’s easy handicap access. As you enter Steger Funeral Home you’ll be greeted by a lovely seating area with a fireplace and a fully restored genuine Steger Grand Piano, built right here in Steger in the 1890’s.

 

We strive to serve only one family at a time at this location and will do our best to ensure you have the entire facility to yourself. The visitation chapel includes a 42” monitor to display your complimentary DVD. You will not be disappointed with this facility.

 

Each of our locations is owned by our family and operated by our family and caring staff. At each location we offer Traditional Funeral Service, Memorials, Cremations and Funeral Pre-Planning. It is our privilege to serve you and your family read more...

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