Lucille R. Bartels nee Rago - 93
4/21/1924 - 3/27/2018
Orland Park, Illinois
Lucille R. Bartels nee Rago, age 93, Orland Park resident, formerly of Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood, St Louis of France Parish. Attended St Louis Academy and Graduate of Fenger High School Class of 1942. Past President/Treasurer of St. Louis of France Woman’s Guild, past officer of the Loyal Order of the Moose Roseland Women’s Chapter. Active member at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, the Seniors of Seton, Social Action, Seton Sewers, Newborns in Need, Friends of the Orphans, Respond Now and Help for Haiti. Former proprietor of Lucille Bartels Millinery & Bridal Shoppe located on Michigan Avenue in Roseland, a Weber Sales Rep. and Real Estate Agent. Lucille was an artist, dollmaker, seamstress, Judge of Elections, superb cook, an enthusiastic Chicago Cubs and Blackhawks fan and an avid golfer with the “Tuesday Swingers” golf league. Family and friends meant the world to Lucille whether it was being involved with their activities, vacations, holiday parties and casual get togethers. Loving wife for 57 years of the late Robert Bartels. Proud mother of Kathleen (James) Adduci, Suzanne (David) Pengelly, Michael (Joan) Bartels, Robert J. (Manita) Bartels, Karen (Michael) Zarifis. Loving grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 4 and the late Kane Anthony. Daughter of the late Margaret nee Adducci and Joseph Rago. Sister of Cecile (late Edward) Majchrzak, the late Antoinette (late Armand) Salin and Joseph Rago. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet Friday April 6th at St Elizabeth Seton Church, 9300 W. 167th St, Orland Hills for Funeral Mass 10:00 AM. Private inurnment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Lucille’s name to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at www.themmrf.org/donate-to-mmrf, Illinois Children’s Heart Foundation at www.illinois.childrensheartfoundation.org or National Multiple Sclerosis Society at www.nationalmssociety.org/Donate . For further service information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home 708-481-9230 and panozzobros.com.
Friday April 6, 2018 10:00 AM St Elizabeth Seton Church, 9300 W 167th St, Orland Hills, IL