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  • Ramones co-founder Tommy dies at 65

    Ramones co-founder Tommy dies at 65
    Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday. The death was...
  • Harry E. Klages, business owner

    Harry E. Klages, business owner
    Harry E. Klages, a World War II pilot who owned Cathell Bros. & Co. Inc. and was a longtime volunteer with the Friends of Jerusalem Mill, died Monday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center of complications from a fall. He was 93. The son of Harry E. Klages,...
  • PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta

     PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta
    Ken Thorne, 90, a television and film composer who won an Oscar for scoring the 1966 musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," died of natural causes Wednesday at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, said his wife, Linda....
  • John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor

    John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor
    John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95. Mr. Zink was lunching and playing cards with friends at the Green Spring Club when he was...
  • Lorin Maazel dies at 84; legendary conductor began as child prodigy

    Lorin Maazel dies at 84; legendary conductor began as child prodigy
    Lorin Maazel, who began his career as a child prodigy and went on to conduct many of the world's great orchestras, has died at the age of 84. Maazel died Sunday in Virginia of complications from pneumonia, according to a news release from Castleton...
  • Conductor Maazel, who worked with CSO, dead at 84

    Conductor Maazel, who worked with CSO, dead at 84
    Lorin Maazel, the most prolific conductor of his generation, a child prodigy who performed with the New York Philharmonic at age 12 and later spent seven years as its music director, has died. He was 84. He died Sunday of complications from pneumonia at...
  • Lillian B. Rubin dies at 90; sociologist, therapist, best-selling author

    Lillian B. Rubin, who at midlife became a sociologist, psychotherapist and best-selling author of books that examined race, class and the sexual revolution from the viewpoint of those caught in society's shifts, died June 17 at her San Francisco home. She...
  • H. Juergen Krenzien, 1928–2014

     H. Juergen Krenzien, 1928–2014
    H. Juergen Krenzien, the former owner of Paul Klein Travel in Chicago and a sought-after adviser on luxury travel, had a client list that included members of some of Chicago's most prominent families. "He'd been everywhere a traveler could ever dream...
  • Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, an author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at his San...
  • Stewart Owen: Leader excelled at responsibility and made it fun

    Stewart Owen: Leader excelled at responsibility and made it fun
    Stewart Owen was supposed to go to college, but instead he learned his most important life lessons in the 1930s on a family farm in South Georgia. When his father became sick, Owen put aside the dream of a college degree for the reality of working to...
  • Norman Sturm, teacher and administrator at schools in DuPage County, 1946-2014

     Norman Sturm, teacher and administrator at schools in DuPage County, 1946-2014
    Norman P. Sturm, who spent more than 30 years as an industrial arts teacher and administrator in DuPage County, created Addison Trail High School's first graphic arts program. Mr. Sturm, 67, died Saturday, June 14, at Gibson Area Hospital in downstate...