Ruth D. Hauth, 95, Sunday School teacher

Ruth D. Hauth, 95, a former Forest Park resident died April 9, 2005 at the Ridgeland Nursing Center in Palos Heights.

Hauth was a retired secretary and a former Sunday School teacher for the First Christian Church in Maywood.

She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Mary.

Funeral services were held on April 15 at the Zimmerman-Ehringer Funeral Home, followed by interment in Mt. Emblem Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials appreciated to First Christian Church of Maywood, 1001 S. 8th Ave.

Marvin J. Rodenbostel, 70, ComEd foreman

Marvin J. Rodenbostel, 70, an active member of the Forest Park Community, died April 12, 2005 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.

Rodenbostel was an active member of the Eagles, selling tickets for the Eagles dinners on Fridays.

He was a foreman for ComEd for 38 years and a member of St. John Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife Elsie (nee Kostric); his children Pam (Edward) Einbinder, Kevin (Gayle) and Kim (Robert) Mahnke; his sister-in-laws Virginia, Hariette and Loretta;  and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his siblings Evelyn (Herman) Jagow, Mildred (John) Barnay, Fred, William and Alvin.

Resting was at Zimmerman-Ehringer Funeral Home, followed by lying in state at St. John Lutheran Church and interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated.

Johanna C. Wojtkiewicz, 80, active bingo player

Johanna C. Wojtkiewicz (nee Peter), 80, a homemaker and waitress at Old Town West Restaurant, died on April 16, 2005 at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park.

Wojtkiewicz was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and St. Paul Ladies Aid Society. She was also an active bingo player.

Originally from Wisconsin, Wojtkiewicz is survived by her children Kathie (Mark) Regennitter, Steven (Paulette), Roger (Elaine McDonald) and Cindy (Roland Ralston); her siblings Ella Buchholz, Ernest (Shirley) Peter, Clara (George) Bloczynski; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Xavier, her brother-in-law Herb Buchholz and her siblings Henry (Edna), Fred (Alice) Peter, Lillian (Clarence) Ferg and Arthur Peter.

Services were held on April 19 at Zimmerman-Ehringer Funeral Home. There will be a lying in state at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Wednesday, April 20, 10 a.m., followed by services at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the Forest Home Cemetery.

Memorials appreciated to the St. Paul Lutheran Church General Fund.

Keith R. “Kip” Jensen, 60, D96 administrator

Keith R. “Kip” Jensen, of Naperville, died April 13 at his home after a courageous battle with Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Jensen was a resident of Naperville since 1971 and a school administrator for District 96 from 1970 to 1999, retiring after 34 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Adele; his children, Scott (Andrea Poe), Mark and Elizabeth (Kyle) Jump; his siblings, Peter (Ruth), Barbara (Roland) Sargent, Beverly (Ed) Wargo; his brother-in-law, Gary Lorenz, sister-in-law, Linda Lorenz, and one granddaughter.

Visitation was held April 15 at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home in Naperville, followed by an additional visitation at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Naperville, on April 16, 2005. Funeral services were held on April16, 2005 at 10 a.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Naperville, followed by interment at Forest Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 651 N. Washington St., Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60661.

“compiled by Melissa Lou