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In Memoriam: Wilmette’s Compernolle was an ‘eternal optimist’

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

“It is good people who make good places,” Anna Sewell, the English novelist and author of "Black Beauty," said.

Mary Pat Compernolle, who died May 11, 2017 at age 64, was by all accounts one of those good people who...

In Memoriam: Chuck Lauer leaves lasting impact across North Shore

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

In the late 1960s, Winnetka resident Chuck Lauer and several other hockey fathers were determined to bring an indoor ice rink to the community. After a local referendum failed, they persuaded the Park Board to raise capital through the...

In Memoriam: May, Morand, Rollings, Sloboda

News, Obituaries

Rosemary Ann Kullman “Rosie” May was born May 26, 1931 and passed away at 85 years young on April 30.

Kullman was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas J. and Rosamond B. Kullman, her brother, Thomas Barton Kullman...