Death and Funeral Notices: Frank Grace, Betty Sturgis, Rev. Thomas William Strieter

Thursday, April 24, 2014 


The visitation for Ms. Betty Sturgis, a member of the Brewer family of Maywood, will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014, 3 PM to 8 PM, at Wallace Broadview Funeral Home, 2020 W. Roosevelt Rd., Broadview, IL 60155. The home-going service will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 (Viewing: 10 Am to 10:30 AM || Service: 10:30 AM), at Progressive Life-Giving Word Cathedral, 4500 Frontage Road, Hillside, IL 60162.


The visitation for Mr. Frank Grace, the uncle of former Maywood police chief Tim Curry, will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014, 6 PM to 8 PM, at Johnson & Miller Funeral Home, 4000 St. Charles Road, Bellwood, IL 60104. Home-going service will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 (Viewing: 10 AM  to 11 AM || Service: 11 AM to 12 PM), at Rock of Ages Baptist Church, 1309 Madison Street, Maywood IL 60153.


Funeral services for Rev. Thomas William Strieter, a former Maywood trustee, noted theologian and founder of Neighbors of Maywood Community Organization (NOMCO), will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, 3 PM, at Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division St., River Forest, IL 60305. Visitation will be at 2 PM in the atrium and internment in the Grace Memorial Garden. According to former Maywood trustee Gary Woll, Mr. Strieter on the Village Board from 1969 to 1973, when he was one of the four trustees who voted to name the newly constructed pool after slain civil rights activist Fred Hampton. Rev. Strieter, 80, passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014, surrounded by family members. He was a resident of Forest Park.

Obituaries are forthcoming. VFP

Correction: The original posting stated that home-going services for Betty Sturgis were 10 AM to 11 AM for the viewing and 11 AM to 12 PM for the service. There has been notification that these times have been changed by the family. This post has since been emended to reflect those changes.

2 thoughts on “Death and Funeral Notices: Frank Grace, Betty Sturgis, Rev. Thomas William Strieter

  1. Michael wake and funeral for Betty Sturgis is 10:00 to 10:30, funeral starts at 10:30 they changed it.


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