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James Clifton Moon

November 10, 1937 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Darryl James Heuser

Dec. 1, 1953 ~ Aug. 21, 2019

Services will be held:

Betty Z. Cowing

August 15, 1922 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 23, 2019

Oral Wise

March 1, 1952 ~ August 19, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Joseph Rickey “Rick” French

August 28, 1945 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: August 28, 2019

Martin “Matt” Willoughby

Feb. 9, 1950 ~ Aug. 6, 2019

Services will be held: September 6, 2019

Jean Carroll Kaplan

October 23, 1933 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: At a later date

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Brenda Kay Ward

September 3, 1945 ~ August 16, 2019

Services will be held: August 19, 2019

Danielle Morgan Lorenz

8/23/1991 ~ 09/25/2018

Danielle Morgan Lorenz was born and raised in Chicago. She was adventurous beginning in childhood, she loved playing tennis, riding her bike, listening to music, attending concerts, playing with her (and anyone and everyone else’s) dog, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. She was a National Merit Scholar and graduated from Arizona State University’s Barrett Honors College. She moved to Raleigh, North Carolina in 2015 and worked at Mott MacDonald.
Left to cherish her memories are her parents Mike and Fran Lorenz, sisters Veronica Kriesemint (Mark and London), Nikki Fricke (Zach). Aunts, uncles and cousins Bob, Mary, Casey, Bernie, Rose, Gary, John, Leslie, Carol, Glynn, Matt (Brigid), Mitch, Craig, Anna (Scott and Abby), Pete, Alfred and Charlotte. Her boyfriend, Tim Pattyson and his family Katie, Tim, Seamus, and Maggie. Countless other friends will also love and miss her forever.
Services will be held Friday, October 5th, 3-8pm at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home at 6150 N Cicero Ave Chicago, IL 60646. Mass on Saturday, October 6th, 10am at Queen of All Saints Basilica in Chicago, IL. We ask that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Brain & Behavior Research Foundation: https://bbrfoundation.donordrive.com/campaign/Danielle-Lorenz-Memorial



3:00 - 8:00 pm

Smith-Corcoran FH
6150 N. Cicero Avenue Chicago, IL 60646



10:00 am

Queen of All Saints Basilica
Chicago, IL


  1. Paul Manca

    Mike and Fran, I am so, so sorry for your loss. I just wanted you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. I’m sorry I could not be there in person, but I appreciate the opportunity to make a donation in Danielle’s name. Paul M.

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