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The Winnetka Current 021617

24 | February 16, 2017 |

24 | February 16, 2017 | The winnetka Current FAITH SAVE THE DATE Faith Briefs Christ Church (784 Sheridan Road, Winnetka (847) 446-2850) Sunday Worship Join the church every Sunday at 8 a.m. for the Holy Eucharist and 9:30 a.m. for the choral Holy Eucharist. The nursery will be open during both services. Also, join the church at 6 p.m. for Sung Compline, a 40-minute candlelight service. Willow Creek North Shore (315 Waukegan Road, Northfield (847) 765-5000) Sunday Service Sunday services are held at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Temple Jeremiah (937 Happ Road, Northfield (847) 765-5000) Shabbat Shabbat services are held every Friday evening and Saturday morning. Temple Jeremiah greets Shabbat through sermons, lectures, music, discussions, family worship and dinners in the sanctuary or chapel. Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1095 Gage St., Winnetka (847) 446-0856) Sunday Mass Sunday Mass is held at 7:30, 9 and 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Submit information for The Current’s Faith page to Michael Wojtychiw at m.wojtychiw@22ndcentury In Memoriam Adrienne Banas Adrienne Banas, 79, of Northfield, was the beloved wife of the late Ronald J. Banas; loving mother of Cynthia Nack, Ronald E. “Reb” (Megan) Banas and Jennifer (Greg) West; dear grandmother of Samantha, Christopher and Tyler Nack, Madison, Ronald E. Jr. “Reb”, Blake and Ryan Banas, Jackson, Harley and Holt West. Banas was a wonderful mother, avid gardener, grandmother with interest in all 10 of her grandchildrens’ activities and golfer. “Rally for a Cure” was an event she looked forward to every year. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her many trips to Europe with her late husband. Banas was blessed with a great spirit, quick laugh and generous heart. She will continue to live on through her family and many friends. Visitation is 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 until the 10:30 a.m. funeral mass at Saint Philip the Apostle Church, 1962 Old Willow Road in Northfield. Interment is at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Northbrook. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Banas’ memory to Lake Forest College, 555 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045, c/o Office of Development and Alumni Relations. 10am - 2pm Saturday, Feb. 25th Sunset Ridge School 525 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield Activities include: • Meet with day camps, overnight camps, sports camps, arts camps and more! • Free Face Painting and Balloon Artist (10:30 am - 1:30 pm) • Free cotton candy • Games for children FREE PARKING! FREE ADMISSION! For more info: (847) 272-4565 Virginia Calvert Milne Virginia Milne died peacefully on Feb. 5 at the age of 99 in her Wilmette home. She was born in Chicago and attended New Trier High School. At Northwestern University, she obtained a bachelor’s master’s degrees in history and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. After various positions in the Chicago area as a high school english and history teacher, she retired to marry Marine Captain William “Mac” Milne on Nov. 5, 1945, in Evanston. During her life, Milne was active in politics as a member of the League of Women Voters and she headed the League’s study of the cost of a second New Trier. In addition she was a representative to Wilmette’s Harmony Convention. Milne was an active member of the First Church of Christ Scientist and a supporter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). After retiring, the Milnes spent six months a year in Jupiter, Fla., playing tennis. Their travels included Europe, Japan and New Zealand. Milne was preceded in death by her husband and sister, Barbara T. Everitt, formerly of Winnetka. She is survived by a daughter, four sons, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Tull Monsees Tull Monsees, 83, of Evanston, formerly of Winnetka, died peacefully Jan. 28 at The Mather in Evanston after battling Parkinson’s Disease. Monsees was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Carol Monsees (nee Sippel). He is lovingly remembered by his three children, Debra (Richard) Kirsch, Bradley Monsees and Cherie (Peter) Abuls, and five grandchildren, Erica and Carlee Kirsch and Livia, Robert and Katrina Abuls. Tull was born in Salisbury, Md. and was raised in Evanston. He attended Culver Military Academy, class of 1951, and Northwestern University, where he played on the varsity golf team, graduating with a degree in business and was also a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. He went on to serve in the United States Air Force as a lieutenant and was stationed in Great Britain. Monsees began his business career at The Northern Trust Bank in Chicago and soon joined the investment company McCormick and Company where he became a partner. His long tenure in the Chicago financial circles was highly respected. He retired from Everen Securities in 2000. A storied golfer, Monsees was the winner of many tournaments on the local amateur and country club circuits. In 1965 he was the Illinois Open Low Amateur, as well as a multiple winner of the Butterfield Invitational and the Governor’s Cup. He was the club champion in five different decades at Westmoreland Country Club, where he still holds the Amateur course record. He will be remembered not just for his many titles, but for his warm and inviting demeanor, his amiable allinclusive personality and his good sportsmanship, on and off the course. Monsees and his wife enjoyed a rich life together. Living in Winnetka for 47 years and enjoying Naples, Fla., they most recently resided in Evanston. He was a gracious gentleman, a man of few words, but always words of encouragement, guidance and support. He had a warm smile and a heart of gold. His grandchildren were a source of great pride and joy who garnered his attention, special smiles and twinkling eyes. His spirit will live on through them. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st St., Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. March 4 at North Shore United Methodist Church, 213 Hazel Ave. in Glencoe. Have someone’s life you’d like to honor? Email Michael Wojtychiw at m.wojtychiw@22ndcentury with information about a loved one who was part of the Winnetka/Northfield community. life & arts the winnetka current | February 16, 2017 | 25 Feeling the music New Trier students celebrate jazz in annual festival Staff Report The 34th Annual New Trier Jazz Festival Feb. 4 celebrated the genre by welcoming more than 40 visiting high school and middle school jazz ensembles from around the country and a special guest, three-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill. O’Farrill’s Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra is the resident large ensemble of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, founded by O’Farrill in 2007 and dedicated to preserving and sustaining the cultural treasure that is big band Latin jazz. “This music hits you in your soul and in your bones,” New Trier Jazz Director Nic Meyer said in a release. The Feb. 4 headline performance capped a free, daylong, noncompetitive student jazz festival. There were three free public concerts during the day plus other highlights, including: Kings of the Lobby, featuring Chris Madsen; Jazz Directors’ Big Band, composed of the visiting schools’ band directors; and a jam session featuring the day’s clinicians. The evening show opened with set by New Trier’s top jazz group, Jazz Ensemble 1, followed by the 90-minute headlining big-band show. RIGHT: Mikaela Ritchie performs a trumpet solo. Three-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill — pianist and musical director for Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra — directs during the headliner concert. Students Cameron Kleinberg (left) on organ and Drew Bunge on bass perform with the New Trier High School Jazz Ensemble 1. Finding Senior Housing can be complex, but it doesn’t have to be. “You can trust A Place for Mom to help you.” – Joan Lunden ABOVE: The New Trier High School Jazz Ensemble trumpet section performs together during the 34th Annual New Trier Jazz Festival Feb. 4 at New Trier’s Winnetka Campus. Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media LEFT: Dana Hall of DePaul University was one of the performers at the concert. Call A Place for Mom. Our Advisors are trusted, local experts who can help you understand your options. Since 2000, we’ve helped over one million families find senior living solutions that meet their unique needs. A Free Service for Families. 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