Obituaries

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Obituaries


George L. Adams of Elgin

Services for George L. Adams, 88, will be held at a later date.

Born Aug. 12, 1911, in Elgin, the son of George S. Strubing Adams, he died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at Sherman West Court, Elgin. Burial will be private.

Mr. Adams had been a resident of Elgin all of his life. He was a 1929 graduate of Elgin High School. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University and the University of Chicago. He was employed as personnel director with the Elgin National Watch Company Fuse Plant, St. Charles Manufacturing and then Sherman Hospital, prior to his retirement. Mr. Adams was a member of First United Methodist Church of Elgin, the Golden K Kiwanis Club of Elgin, the Elgin Kiwanis Club, the Elgin Historical Society, the Fox River Valley Rose Society and the Elgin Men's Garden Club.

Survivors include his son, John (Roberta) Adams of South Elgin; granddaughters, Stacey (John) Byl of Jenision, Mich. and Melissa (Adam) Neace of Elgin; great-grandsons, Erik and Nathan Byl; and brother, Gordon (Delvine) Adams of Elgin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church or the Golden K. Kiwanis Club of Elgin.

Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin.

For information, (847) 741-8800.

George Albrecht, 71, of Buffalo Grove, died Saturday, Nov. 13. Arrangements were made by Grove Memorial Chapel, Buffalo Grove, (847) 215-6656.

Helen M. Bender of Downers Grove formerly of Naperville

A memorial service for Helen M. Bender, 87, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Fairview Baptist Home, 250 Village Drive, Downers Grove. The Rev. Larry Haworth and the Rev. Ray Christensen will officiate.

Born Nov. 4, 1912, in Independence, Iowa, she died Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999, at the Fairview Baptist Home. Interment will be private.

Ms. Bender moved to Naperville in 1984 from Oak Park. She worked for many years in general accounting for the Dudek & Bock Company in Chicago. A member of the Naperville Congregation Church since 1984, she enjoyed volunteering at the church.

She is survived by her brother, Glenn (Helen Dorothy) Bender of Bristol, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Lisbeth (Betty) Bender of LaCrosse, Wis.; nieces, Lynn (Andy) Brown of Bayfield, Colo., Judy Anderson of Benson, Ariz and Carla (Garnet) Beneke of Onalaska, Wis.; nephew, Richard (Anne) Bender of Clemsen S.C; and 10 great-nieces and -nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Bertha (nee Miller) Bender; brother, Ralph Bender; and sister, Erma Bender.

Memorials in Ms. Bender's name may be made to the Fairview Baptist Home, 250 Village Dr., Downers Grove, IL 60516.

Arrangements were made by Beidelman Kunsch Funeral Home, Naperville.

For information, (630) 355-0264.

Carolyn S. Borden

Briefly of Naperville A Mass of Christian Burial for Carolyn S. Borden (nee Stoddard), 89, formerly of Massachusetts and Michigan, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the Little Flower Catholic Church, 2123 Roseland St., Royal Oak, Mich. The Rev. Joseph Horn will officiate.

Born July 6, 1910, in Pittsfield, Mass., she died Friday, Nov. 12, 1999, at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Mich.

Mrs. Borden grew up in Pittsfield and settled in Somerset, Mass. shortly after her marriage to Henry. Primarily a homemaker, Mrs. Borden and her family moved to Michigan in 1958. She was active in the PTA, Somerset School Board and various civic charities.

Survivors include her daughter, Rose Arlyn (Robert) Profio of Somerset; sons, Richard S. (Mary Lou) Borden of Stockbridge, Mich. and William K. (Mary Crawford) Borden of Naperville; grandchildren, Melanie, Michael, Richard and Jeffrey Profio, and Richard and Ann Borden; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry K. …

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