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March 7, 2018 by Roosevelt Martin (Register to contact)

An Interview with Roosevelt Martin the Assistant Dean of the College of Business at Chicago State University

Death Notice

January 6, 2018 by James Novello (Register to contact)

James B. Novello, age 79, of Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, and Vero Beach, Florida, died Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at home with his family. Beloved husband and best friend of Louise (nee Schuler). Loving father of Michael (Claire). Cherished grandfather of Danielle (Matt) Bentz and James G. Novello and great-grandfather of Juliette Marie Bentz.

Dear son of the late August, Sr. and Frances (nee McManmon).
Fond brother of Thomas (Carol) Novello, Frances (the late Thomas) Aiello and the late Salvatore (the late Mary), August, Jr. (the late Georgia) and Rosemary (the late Donald) Campbell. Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Graduated from St. Viator Grammar School. Member of St. Zachary Catholic Church in Des Plaines for over 50 years; on the Parish Council and taught adult RCIA. Longtime employee at Victor-Comptometer Corp. Business manager at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wadsworth. Jim loved sports, travel, Schurz luncheons with buddies, winters in Florida and a lifelong fan of the Blackhawks and Cubs.

Visitation was at Cooney Funeral Home, 625 Busse Highway, Park Ridge. Funeral was at St. Zachary Church in Des Plaines. Internment All Saints Cemetery.


December 9, 2017 by Joseph B Bidwell (Register to contact)

Joseph Bidwell, class of 1938, passed away July 3, 2017 in Tucson, AZ. He attended Brown University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1942. Joe served 18 months as a researcher at the Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC. during WWII. He was employed at General Motors Research retiring as Executive Director in 1981. Joe was a private pilot and enjoyed shooting. He is survived by 3 children.

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