Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Karen Davis died at her home in Hyde Park on October 14th, 2020. Born Karen Ann in 1939 to Arnie and Dollie Schlicht of Sibley, Iowa, she attended local schools and then Grinnell College as an American studies and education major.

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Hilde Staniulis was born in 1920 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the third of four children. She was forced to leave Germany when the Nazis came to power. She first went to Palestine, where she lived and went to an agricultural school before working at a private farm — quite a change for a gi…

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Margaret “Peggy” Bevington, a longtime teacher at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools nursery, mother of four and avid lover of literature and language, died on Sept. 5 at home hospice in Hyde Park after a period of ill health. She was 87.

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Long-time Hyde Park resident Margaret Poznak Mine died peacefully at age 93 on Aug. 1, at Montgomery Place where she had been a resident since 2014.The daughter of John (Ivan Alexeivitch) Pozniak and Yetta (Yospe), immigrants from Byelorussia (now Belarus) who had met at a left-wing organiza…

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The Rev. Leon Dorsey Finney, Jr., a powerful real estate developer who resisted the advances of the University of Chicago in Woodlawn during the early 1960s and built up a controversial real estate empire only to see it collapse toward the end of his life, died on Sept. 4 at the age of 82.

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Dwight Powell, who served as treasurer and on the board of the Jackson Park Advisory Council for a dozen years, advocating for the establishment of the Obama Presidential Center there, died recently of natural causes at the age of 72.

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M. Patrice “Pat” Palm Dorsey died peacefully at home on March 25 at the age of 67, after 41 years of marriage to her beloved husband, William Dorsey III.