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Hinsdale Obituaries: Dr. Andrew A Perez, 59

Patch provides information on Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills residents recently lost.

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The following obituary was recently featured on Legacy.com:

Dr. Andrew A. Perez, 59, of Hinsdale, died on Dec. 31 after a cardiac event. Preceded in death by his father, Ramon, Dr. Perez is survived by his wife, Patrice Perez, his children, Alex and Stephanie Perez, and his mother, Victoria Perez. Dr. Perez is a New Jersey native who moved to Chicago in grade school. He graduated from Lane Tech and University of Illinois-Champaign. He worked for Little Company of Mary Hospital and, for the last 15 years, operated a private practice at Midwest Primary Care. A visitation was held Monday at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Downers Grove. A funeral service was held there Tuesday. Donations to Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church or Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation are encouraged. An obituary for Dr. Perez was posted on the Hultgren Funeral Home website.

From Western Springs Patch reader Anne Smith:

Lawrence Philip Hartlaub, 100, of La Grange Park, formerly of
Scottsdale, AZ and Barrington, IL, passed away into the loving arms of 
our Lord on December 29, 2013. Cherished son of the late Loretta and 
the late Sylvester Hartlaub. Beloved husband of the late Helen; loving 
father of Larry Jr. (Linda)of Denver, Mary Monzures (Don) Koeppen 
of Scottsdale, and Anne (Greg) Smith of Western Springs. Cherished 
grandfather of Megan and Christine Hartlaub, Tim Monzures, and Greg 
(Alia), Lauren and Carrie Smith. Great-grandfather to Gwen Smith. Dear 
older brother to the late Agnes (late Ted) Swaback, the late Ruth (late 
Charles) Hall, Norma Louise (late Erwin) Prasse, the late Donald (late 
Shirley), the late Eugene (Ann), the late Anne (late Richard) Ceranek, 
George (Joan), Jacqueline (Donald) Carducci, and Philip (Jeanne). 
Brother-in-law to Rosemary Hartlaub and the late Joel Hartlaub. Fond 
uncle and great-uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was a friend and 
an inspiration to all who met him.

He was an active Boy Scout for over 20 years. He was a U.S. Navy World 
War II veteran and he received a law degree from John Marshall Law 
School. He was a fourth-degree in the Knights of Columbus. He was a 
founding member of the Barrington Knights of Columbus and a founding 
member of the St. Maria Goretti Knights of Columbus in Scottsdale. He 
worked at Jewel Tea Company from 1942 – 1961. He worked at Salerno-Megowen Biscuit Company from 1961 until he retired in 1980 where he 
was the Administrative Vice-President and Treasurer.

Services will be held Saturday, January 4 in the chapel at the 
Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph, 1515 W Ogden Ave, La Grange 
Park, IL 60526. This chapel is attached to Bethlehem Woods, where 
Lawrence was living for the last few years.

Visitation will be held in the chapel prior to the noon funeral mass from 
10:15 – 12:00 noon.

Lawrence asked that any donations be made to the Bellarmine Jesuit 
Retreat House, 420 West County Line Road, Barrington, IL 60010, to St. 
Thomas Hospice, 119 E Ogden Ave., Hinsdale, IL 60521 or to a charity of 
your choice.
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