News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
A memorial service will be held Aug. 27.
Gonzalez, of Northbrook, was revered for turning chocolate into edible plates, flowers and ornaments. She was 79.
The Winnetka resident started out as a part-time saleswoman.
She was a Mayflower descendant and great-grandmother to 10.
In addition to being a member of Mensa and active in local and national politics, she managed family farms and a law firm pension fund. A memorial service will be held Saturday.
Visitation and a memory sharing ceremony will be held Wednesday.
Visitation will be held Thursday and a funeral mass on Friday.
Visitation and a funeral service will be held Monday.
She was a devoted and enthusiastic volunteer at the Field Museum, having been a charter member of the Women's Board and later a trustee.
She was an active member of the Rush Women's Board, the Chicago Foundation for Education and the Lyric Opera Woman's Board.
A service will be held Friday.
A service will be held Sunday.
Visitation will be held Sunday and a funeral mass on Monday.
She led a popular bike tour of arts & crafts homes in Winnetka for the historical society and formerly worked at North Shore County Day and Crow Island School.
Visitation will be held Friday and a funeral mass Saturday for the Wilmette resident.
He was an entrepreneur, hockey dad and regular at Seul's Tavern.
Evelyn Ruth Cohen resided in a number of North Shore villages. She passed away just shy of her 96th birthday, on March 23.
A memorial service was held for the New Trier teen and her friend who were killed in January while walking along a road near their upstate New York college.