Grant Park Funeral Home

Providing quality funeral services in the South Suburban Chicago area since 1891

Christy Ann Chenoweth

Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home - Monee, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery 2750 E 9000 N Road, Manteno, Illinois (Map-it)

Christy A. Chenoweth (nee McCarthy) age 55 of Manteno, Illinois passed away on October 21, 2021.  Loving wife to Charles ‘Chuck”; beloved mother to Daniel McCool, Matthew (Magon) Chenoweth and Nicholas (Molly) Chenoweth.  Beautiful grandmother to Thomas and Madilyn.  Dear daughter to Patrick and late Barbara (nee Chianelli) McCarthy.  Cherished sister to Lisa (Al) Slager and Brian (Starr) McCarthy. 

Visitation on Wednesday, October 27th  from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449.   Funeral Service on Thursday at 11AM at the Funeral Home. Interment:  Elmwood Cemetery, Manteno, Illinois.  Info. (708) 534-0016


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Janice Allred

Funeral Home: Beecher Funeral Home - Beecher, IL (Map-it)

Janice Allred (nee LaBuhn) age 71 of Beecher, Illinois passed away on October 18, 2021.  Loving wife to the late Caveniss (2017); beloved mother to Scot (Sue) Allred and Brian (Chastity) Allred.  Cherished grandmother to Matthew and Jacob.  Beautiful sister to Donna (Bill) Cosmen, Paul (Janet) LaBuhn and Tommy (Toni) LaBuhn.  Janice was one of the biggest fan of the Chicago Bears.

Memorial gathering on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 12:00 Noon until the time of service at 3:00 P.M. at Beecher Funeral Home, 602 Dixie Highway, Beecher, IL 60401.  Inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois at a later date.  Info. (708) 946-6000.


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Mary F. Pearson

Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home - Monee, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Homewood Memorial Gardens 600 Ridge Road, Homewood, Illinois (Map-it)

Mary F. Pearson (nee Hudson) age 83 of Monee, Illinois passed away on October 19, 2021.  Loving wife of 62 years to Arthur Sr.; beloved mother to Arthur Jr. (Susan) Pearson and Janet (Patrick) Paulmeier.  Devoted grandmother to Patrick, Cameron and Carly.  Cherished sister to Barbara Hambrick.   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Legion Auxiliary Monee Post 1200, or the Peotone Public Library. 

Visitation Monday, October 25th  from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at  Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449. Funeral Service on Tuesday at 11AM at the funeral home.    Interment:  Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood, Illinois.  Info: (708) 534-0016. 

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U.S. Veteran

Richard 'Dick' Whitman

Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Place of Service: St. Kieran Catholic Church 724 W 195th Street, Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Richard (Dick) G. Whitman, longtime resident of Glenwood, Illinois, left this world on Monday, October 18, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 60+ years, Joan, son Richard F. Whitman, daughters Catherine (Chip) Ingham, Karen Harres, Laura (Doug) O’Rourke, Julie Whitman (Ray Stuart), Cindy (Jack) Harris, grandchildren Joe, Rachel, Sarah, Samantha, William, Cecilia, Maya, and Alex, great-grandchildren Theo, Dean, and Adalind Jo, sister Joan Ludford, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. He is preceded in death by his parents Lewis and Nola Whitman and sister Phyllis Lawbaugh.

Dick swept Joan off her feet when they lived across the street from each other in their teen years. They married in 1961 and moved together to Ft. Hood, Texas, and then on to Augsburg (U.S. Army base), Germany, where Cathy and Rick were born. While he would have loved a long military career, family was more important, and Dick agreed to move back to civilian life in the Hammond, Indiana, area after his service ended in 1963. He worked a blue-collar factory job to provide food and shelter for the growing family, and he provided much more in the way of being a living example of love within the family and community. Dick and Joan enjoyed their couples bowling league andhe coached little league baseball and softball for many years. Many of Glenwood’s former kids remember how he was such a fair coach, never becoming angry or upset, and letting every kid play, no matter their abilities.

The love of baseball was in him from an early age as he was a life-long Chicago Cubs fan and took the kids to at least one game at Wrigley Field every summer. His mom would some times go to the games too, picnic basket with bologna sandwiches in tow. When the Cubs won the world series in 2016 he was overcome with pure joy!

The kids’ friends loved hanging around the Whitman household as “Pops” was always welcoming and quick with a joke, or to ask how they and their families were doing, or how their dog was doing. Pops loved dogs and there was always a dog (generally a rescue) in the house, sometimes two. Those dogs went along on family camping trips and some times were the source of much ruckus…like the time Pops accidentally rolled up the far back window of the station wagon on poor Laddie’s neck! Laddie lived to run another day and fight through the tent wall with invading racoons!

As the kids grew up and went off to college, married, and had their own families and careers, Pops was always there to support the kids and grandkids – even taking road trips with Mom to visit them in far flung places like Texas and Georgia and Central Indiana. They also loved going to local festivals and fairs, where Pops would always be in line for hot dogs, corn on the “knob,” apple pies and other goodies.

Pops always made sure he had special gifts or flowers for Mom on their anniversary, birthdays and Christmas. She would always say the kids and all of our presence were gifts enough for her. He also loved to support the grandkids in their school endeavors and activities, including attending their games, buying untold boxes of Girl Scout cookies, popcorn, candy bars or whatever they were selling to support their activities.

Dick was a proud and active member of the AMVETS local chapter (post 268) in Glenwood and was always around for events ranging from flag raising and retiring to fund raising to picnics and social events. Mom said he never met a stranger, and that is the way he will be remembered. He was always warm and welcoming, a great conversationalist and loved by many. He will be dearly missed.

Donations in his honor may be made to your local Humane Society or to Amvets.

A mass of Christian burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, at St. Kieran Catholic Church in Chicago Heights. Viewing will begin at the church at 9:00 a.m., and interment at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood will immediately follow the mass.

Arrangement entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, Illinois  (708) 754-0016


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Paulette A. Redemske

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)

Paulette A. Redemske (nee Jankuski) age 72 of Crete, Illinois passed away on October 6, 2021.  Loving mother to Joseph (Jocelyn) Redemske, Eric Redemske and Nicole (Tim) Cosino.  Beautiful grandmother to Leah, Paulette, Sam, Hannah, Lexie, Ryan, David and Heather. 

Memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, October 16th at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois from 11:00am until time of service at 2:00pm.


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Patricia A. Trebs

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Place of Service: St James Catholic Church 22244 S Torrence Ave, Sauk Village, Illinois (Map-it)
Cemetery: Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens 711 E 77th Avenue, Schererville, Indiana (Map-it)

Patricia A. Trebs (nee Lippie), born July 20, 1927, age  94 of Crete, Illinois passed away on October 5, 2021.  Loving wife of 57 years to late William (2006).  Beloved mother to Alan (Patricia) Trebs, Stephen Trebs, Susan Trebs, Carol (Dave) Maclean, Phillip Trebs and Thomas Trebs.   Cherished grandmother and great grandmother. 

Visitation on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 9AM until the time of mass at 10:30AM at St. James Catholic Church, 22400 Torrence Avenue, Sauk Village, Illinois burial to follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville, Indiana.  Arrangement entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Info:  (708) 672-7600.


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Six locations to serve our local communities

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Grant Park Funeral Home

On April 18, 2009 we opened Grant Park Funeral Home located at 309 Dixie Highway in Grant Park, Illinois. We are honored to serve the families of Grant Park and surrounding areas.


This beautiful home and property was purchased and then renovated to add a chapel. The rest of the lovely home remains exactly as when it was purchased.


This location is right on the main street of Dixie Highway, making it very easy to find. We offer off street parking, a nice kitchen area and a beautiful sitting room with fireplace.


Each of our locations is owned by our family and operated by our family and caring staff. At each location we offer Traditional Funeral Service, Memorials, Cremations and Funeral Pre-Planning. It is our privilege to serve you and your family read more...

Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677
Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677
Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677
Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677
Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677