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In Memoriam: Shearron, Abby, Doherty and Douglas

by Submitted Content News, Community, Obituaries

Bernice Shearron

Bernice Ione (“Bea”) Shearron died at home in Lake Forest June 1. She was 91 and is survived by son John Howard Shearron II and daughter-in-law Marybeth Arbanas Shearron, of Gurnee;...

In Memoriam: James Simmen

by Submitted Content News, Obituaries

James Simmen

James Mortimer Simmen, of Lake Forest, formerly of Gurnee, died on May 4, with family by his side. He was born Aug. 24, 1927 in Jersey City, New Jersey, to George and Maree (Rankin) Simmen...

Gronau remembered for service to Lake Bluff

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Community, Obituaries

Mr. Lake Bluff. The Mayor of Scranton Avenue. Big Red.

Kurt Gronau was all of those and more — a big personality with a kind heart, a can-do attitude, and a lights out golf game who poured his all into his community, his church and the...