A suburban funeral home has made arrangements for committal services for three veterans whose cremated remains have gone unclaimed for several years.
Eleonora Roach is fondly remembered by a co-worker, who thinks it’s a shame she had no one when to look after her when she died. WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.
Services will be this Friday afternoon for a young Round Lake man who died last week – a man who was a link to WBBM’s “Unclaimed” series five years ago, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Following a funeral mass at St. Raymond de Penafort Church in Mount Prospect, dozens of mourners went to All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines for the burial of seven babies abandoned by their mothers.
A Stickney woman who died this spring left an estate worth more than $400,000 but her body was unclaimed at the county morgue for at least 60 days while her beneficiaries were deciding who would pay for burial, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller
Little Shawna Lea Wolf, his firstborn, was only 2 months old when she died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in 1987 in their Carpentersville home.
Some of America’s heroes have been separated from the medals they earned by serving our country, and Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is on a mission to reunite them.
He was a cop and ex-Marine who lay unclaimed at the morgue. Now he’ll be buried with military honors.