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In Memoriam: Longtime owner of Plaza del Lago did ‘extraordinary things throughout Chicagoland’

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

It made perfect sense that a cantor sang Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” to wrap up funeral services last week for longtime Wilmette booster and businessman Joe Moss, who died March 16, at age 90.

It was Moss’s favorite song...

In Memoriam: Borre was tireless volunteer with ‘deep connection to Wilmette’

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Mildred Borre, a longtime resident of Wilmette and tireless volunteer throughout much of her life, died March 11 at age 95.

Millie, as she was known by all, was born in San Francisco. Her father, Michael Portenhauser,...

In Memoriam: Dragin, Harper, Portnoy, Price, Schultz

News, Obituaries

Steven H. Dragin, of Elgin, formerly of Chicago and Des Plaines, died. He was the husband of the late Lucille “Lucy,” nee Antonucci; dad of Steve (Laura) and Rosanne (Joe) Siemionko; pappa of Gray, Alyssa and Luke; brother of Alex,...