Heather Stephanie Milligan, 55, Former village resident

Heather Stephanie Milligan died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, following a battle with cancer diagnosed in May 2009. She was born Oct. 8, 1953, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and moved to Forest Park in 1955. In 1961, her family relocated to Maywood and she graduated in 1971 from Proviso East High School.

Milligan is survived by her twin daughters, Simikka Marie and Karrin Camille, both of Prescott, Ariz.; a grandchild, Donavin Reynolds; a sister, Karen Milligan Begg, of Indian Head Park, Ill.; and her nieces, Alison Begg Credit, of LaGrange, Colleen Begg McLachlan, of Downers Grove, and Laurie Edwards of Prescott Valley, Ariz.

She had survived her parents, Alfred and Wanda Milligan; and a sister, Wanda Edwards Ochylski.

Funeral services will be held in Arizona. Memorial contributions to the LaGrange Bible Church Benevolence Fund, 850 S. Seventh Ave., LaGrange, Ill., 60625, are appreciated.

Frances M. Rutter, 87, Forest Park resident

Frances M. Rutter (Gianatasio), 87, of Forest Park, has died.

She is survived by her daughter, Michele Marantz; a son, Dane Rutter; three grandchildren, Jessica, Max and Cassie Marantz; a brother, Henry; and several nieces and nephews.

Rutter was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Rutter; and three brothers, Joseph, Edward and Nicholas Gianatasio.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home, 7319 Madison. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Thomas Hospice, 8230 S. Madison, Burr Ridge, Ill., 60521, are appreciated.