Ruth M. Kroeger, 89, Services on Oct. 31

Ruth M. Kroeger, 89, of Forest Park, has died.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Kroeger was predeceased by her parents, Harry and Bertha Kroeger; and 10 siblings, William, Agnes, Lydia, Elsie, Harry, George, Fred, Ernie, Albert and Gertrude.

Visitation hours were held Oct. 30 and her remains will lie in state Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 350 Circle Ave. A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. and interment will be at Concordia Cemetery.

The Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home, 7319 Madison St., is handling funeral arrangements.

Nancy J. Krska, 78, Former Forest Park resident

Nancy J. Krska, 78, of Forest Park, died on Oct. 27, 2007. Krska retired as a production consultant from the National Baking Company in Chicago and is a former North Riverside resident.

She is survived by her sons, Robert J. Krska Jr., and Kenneth Krska; four grandchildren, Becki, Sarah, Joshua and Katherine; one great-grandchild, Hope; and a sister, Ann Nemec.

Krska was predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Krska Sr., and her brother, Frank Kaderabek.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. Desplaines Ave., North Riverside. Memorial contributions may be made to REGAP of Illinois, 4107 E. 3rd Road, Mendota, Ill. 61342.

Arthur L. Lange, 82, Former village resident

Arthur L. Lange, 82, of Forest Park, has died.

Lange is survived by a daughter, Barbara Kamin; two grandchildren, Amanda Hays and Jeff Kamin; and three great-grandchildren, Madison and Timothy Hays and Nicholas Kamin.

He was predeceased by his wife, Lucille (Bornack) Lange; and four siblings, Robert, Elmer and Norman Lange and Evelyn Schuler.

Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home, 7319 Madison St., Forest Park. Memorial services will be held at the funeral home on Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Forest Home Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be sent to Walther Lutheran High School, 900 Chicago Ave., Melrose Park, Ill. 60160.

Diane ‘Mommo’ Ward, 56, Memorial service Nov. 3

Diane “Mommo” Ward, 56, died on Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, following a long battle with ovarian cancer.

Ward is survived by her husband, Frank “Gene” Ward; her daughter, Angie Kutak; her son, Tom Ward; her parents, Thelma Tucker and Marion Tucker; two sisters, Ruth Baltzell and Phyllis Schwabb; three brothers, Ira Froggett, Tracy Tucker and Ron Tucker; five grandchildren, Krystle Kutak, Hillary Kutak, April Kutak, Kyle Kutak and Ethan Ward; and several nephews and nieces.

Burial services were held Oct. 11, 2007, at Lindsey Cemetery in McClure. A memorial service will be held locally at St. Bernardine’s Church on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society by calling 1-800-227-2345.

Editor’s note: This obituary is being reprinted to include information on funeral services that was previously omitted. The obituary originally appeared in the Oct. 24 issue.