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Obituary of Stewart R. Spikings

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Funeral services for Stewart R. Spikings, 89, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Park Ridge, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge, 418 W.Touhy Ave., Park Ridge.

Mr. Spikings passed away Friday, July 24, 1998, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights. Interment will follow the services in Acacia Park Cemetery.

Mr. Spikings taught mechanical drawing and shop classes at Steinmetz High School from 1942 to 1950. In 1950, he opened the Park Ridge Hobby Shop. He later sold his business and in 1960, he started a wholesale hobby shop distributing company called Creative Materials which he sold in 1980 when he retired. Mr. Spikings was a Navy veteran of World War II, having served as a lieutenant. He was a 1940 graduate of Lewis University (now IIT), and he later received his masters degree from Northwestern University in 1942.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn; daughters, Jean (James) Davis and Nancy (John) Dee; grandchildren, James Jr., Mark and Greg (Marina) Davis, Susan (David Dunn) and David Dee; and great-grandson, Jeremy Davis.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge.

Memorials may be made to the church.

For information, (847) 823-1171.


Obituary of Evelyn H. Spikings

Chicago Tribune (IL) - February 2, 2005

Evelyn H. Spikings, nee Haugen, 95, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Park Ridge, beloved wife of the late Stewart R. Spikings; loving mother of Jean S. (James) Davis and Nancy L. (John) Dee; devoted grandmother of James (Rocio) Davis, Mark Davis, Gregory (Marina) Davis, Susan (J.D.) Dee Dunne and David (Katrina) Dee; great-grandmother of Jeremy Davis, Rebecca Davis, Adam and Alyson Davis and Cameron and Connor Dunne; fond sister of late Agnes, Mae and Harold. Evelyn was a consummate volunteer, homemaker and lover of people. Visitation Thursday, 4 to 9 p.m. at Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights. Memorial Service Saturday, 11:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1903 E. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. Private interment Acacia Park Cemetery, Chicago. In lieu of flowers memorials to Des Plaines Methodist Campground, PO Box 246, Des Plaines, IL 60016 or First United Methodist Church, 418 Touhy Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068 are appreciated. Info 847-253-5423


Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL) - February 3, 2005

Memorial service for Evelyn H. Spikings (nee Haugen), 95, formerly of Park Ridge, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, at First United Methodist Church, 1903 E. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. Interment will be private in Acacia Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights. Born Dec. 13, 1909, in Chicago, she died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Manor Care in Arlington Heights. Evelyn was a consummate volunteer, homemaker and lover of people. She was the wife of the late Stewart R. Spikings; mother of Jean S. (James) Davis and Nancy L. (John) Dee; grandmother of James (Rocio) Davis, Mark Davis, Gregory (Marina) Davis, Susan (J.D.) Dee Dunne and David (Katrina) Dee; great- grandmother of Jeremy Davis, Rebecca Davis and Adam and Alyson Davis, and Cameron and Connor Dunne; sister of the late Agnus, Mae and Harold. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Des Plaines Methodist Camp Grounds, P.O. Box 246, Des Plaines, IL 60016 or First United Methodist Church, 418 Touhy Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068 are appreciated. For information, (847) 253-5423.


Obituary of Anton Haugen

Chicago Tribune (IL) - February 18, 1950

Anton Haugen, beloved husband of the late Inga, nee Nelson; fond father of Agnes, Harold, Evelyn Spikings, and the late May Engh, dear grandfather of six and great-grandfather of two. Services at chapel, 3234 W. North avenue, Monday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. Interment Irving Park cemetery.