Thursday, October 03, 1996

Obituary: Alice Esther (Jones) O'Neill - Class of 1928

MADISON - Alice Esther (Jones) O'Neill of Madison passed away on Monday, September 30, 1996, at Meriter-Park Hospital. She was born in Freeport, Illinois on February 23, 1911, the daughter of Reverend Warren G. Jones and Mary Hunter Jones. She graduated from Central High School, Madison, in 1928 and the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1932. She was a high school teacher until she married Vemer C. O'Neill on August 1, 1938. She was a member of First Congregational Church for over 50 years and especially enjoyed, the fellowship of her Section 7 friends. She belonged to Eastern Star in Two Rivers, American Association of University Women and the Civics Club in Madison. She did volunteer work in elementary schools, a day care center and the Lutheran Adult Day Center and she was a guest student at the University of Wisconsin for a number of years. She will be greatly missed by her loving family. She is survived by her husband, Verner C. O' Neill; her daughters, Joanne (Donald) Brownell of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Jeanne (Robert) Skilton of Chicago, Illinois, Charlene (David) Ohnstad of Madison and Jane (William) Wornick of Phoenix, Arizona; her grandchildren, Kevin Brownell, Kim Brownell, Sarah Skilton, Anne Skilton Mary Beth Skilton, Deborah (Ohnstad) Lawrence, Jeffrey Ohnstad, Jessie Wornick, Rebecca Wornick and Austin Wornick; a great granddaughter, Alexandra Lawrence and a brother, Richard D. Jones of Chicago, Illinois. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Kathleen (Bruce) McMurry and four brothers, Cedric, Haydn, Paul and Wesley. She will be most remembered by her family for giving the great gift of unconditional love. A private memorial service will be held at the CRESS FUNERAL HOME, Speedway Road. Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association, First Congregational Church or a charity of your choice.

Originally published in The Capital Times on October 3, 1996. Submitted by Michael Vahldieck (Class of 1968).

Wednesday, August 28, 1996

Obituary: Karel J. Vlasak - Class of 1967

ROSCOE, ILL - Karel J. Vlasak, 47, of Roscoe, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 25, 1996, in Madison, Wis. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Delehanty Funeral Home in Loves Park, Ill., with visitation preceding the service from 10 to 11 a.m. Cremation will be conducted. Karel Vlasak was born June 8, 1949, in Chicago, to Charles Vlasak and Berneice Morse Vlasak. He served in Vietnam with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967-1971. He was employed as a corporate communication analyst for Woodward Governor Co. for 19 years. He had moved to Roscoe from Fort Collins seven years ago. Survivors include one daughter, Dana Estes of Rockton, Ill.; three sons, Karel J. Vlasak II of Roscoe, Ryan A. Vlasak of Fort Collins and Matthew Estes of Rockton, Ill.; and three sisters, Leonare Lawrence of Viroqua, Wis., Linda Jaquish of Beloit, Wis., and Gail Peterson of Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Berneice Vlasak. Gifts to his memorial fund may be made through the Delehanty Funeral Home, 401 River Lane, Loves Park, Ill. 61111.

Originally published in the Fort Collins Coloradan on August 28, 1996. Submitted by Michael Vahldieck (Class of 1968),

Notes: Karel Vlasak's alumni status and class year are based on information provided in the 1967 Tychoberahn yearbook