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Marilyn T. Hosty, 73, Former teacher, church leader

A respected teacher, Marilyn Hosty (McNichols) died Sept. 22 at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Hosty, born Marilyn McNichols on Dec. 11, 1934, grew up in Chicago where she attended St. Catherine of Sienna Grammar School in Oak Park, Trinity High School in River Forest and then Barat College in Lake Forest where she received a bachelor of arts.

She married John R. Hosty Sr. of River Forest in 1957 and together raised four children, Jeanne, John Jr., Ted and Mark. She was a beloved aunt of many, but most importantly “Grandma Honey” to four grandchildren, Zachary, Jack III, Morgan and Reagan.

Hosty began her teaching career at St. Paul of the Cross in Park Ridge, but took a break to raise her family. In 1988 she resumed her teaching career at Trinity High School where she helped start the International Baccalaureate program. She taught there for 12 years and received the Trinity High School Service Award in 2002.

During the time Hosty was raising her family she taught at St. Giles Catholic Church, training lectors and ministers, and served on the Seasonal Planning Committee there. Hosty was also involved with the Boy Scouts of America, starting as a Cub Scout Den Mother and became the first female director of the Thatcher Woods Area Council. In 1983 she was awarded the St. George Scouting medal.

A mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Sept. 26 at St. Giles and burial at Queen of Heaven in Hillside.

David H. Wiegel, 69, Forest Park resident

David H. Wiegel, 69, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Lexington Healthcare Center of La Grange. Wiegel was a resident of Forest Park, and a Navy veteran. He was employed as a clerk for Walgreen’s.

He is survived by a son, Christopher; and two brothers, Norman H. Wiegel and Glenn Wiegel.

Funeral services were held Sept. 30 under the direction of Hallowell and James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside, Ill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.