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32 | April 12, 2018 | The glenview lantern faith glenviewlantern.com Faith Briefs Glenview New Church (74 Park Drive) Women Unwind Gather each Monday for a chance for women to connect socially. For more information, email jillb@ glenviewnewchurch.org. Sts. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church (1401 Wagner Road) Coffee Connection: Connecting in Faith and Fellowship The Coffee Connection group meets twice a month and is an educational ministry for adults that aims to strengthen knowledge and further practice of the Orthodox faith. Once all are gathered, participants will move into the adjacent room for a presentation and discussion on the day’s topic. The presentation is an opportunity to learn more about the faith, while the discussion emphasizes how to practice Orthodox traditions in everyday lives. For more information, visit www. ssppglenview.org. St. David’s Episcopal Church (2410 Glenview Road) Men’s Fellowship Group Join this weekly fellowship gathering open to all men of the parish with discussion, audio tapes and video tapes geared toward assisting the men of St. David’s become better Christians, husbands and fathers. The meetings are held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. North Branch Bible Church (3030 Central Road) Bible Study Finding New Hope and Joy in our Twilight Years Join every second and fourth Wednesday of the month to talk about how to stay active during the twilight years. The group meets at the Chestnut Square Retirement Village and the session starts at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.northbranchbiblechurch.com. Our Lady of Perpetual Help (1775 Grove St.) OLPH 201 OLPH 101 answered who and where, and OLPH 201 will answer what and how. Expand your knowledge of parish operations, church liturgies and what makes OLPH so special at this free event. The course runs from 9-10 a.m. for five consecutive Saturdays, beginning April 7. It will be held in the Francis Room. For more information, call the parish office at (847) 279-1525. Glenview United Methodist Church (727 Harlem Ave.) South Korea: Faith, Places and People Sunday Do you know that South Korea is about the size of Illinois but offers a very different landscape? Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, South Korea has numerous mountains, rivers, islands and plains, which makes the country one of the most beautiful places in the world. Christianity is about 200 years old in South Korea, yet it has grown so much that there’s a church in almost every block in main cities. At 11:15 a.m. on April 22, learn about the vibrant spiritual traditions in Korea, the remarkable growth of Christian faith and its impact on Korean culture. Disciple Fast Track New Testament Bible Study The bible study will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays and 9 a.m. on Sundays. Please call the church office at (847) 729- 1015 to register and order the study books. The book costs $15. Glenview Community Church (1000 Elm St.) The Resale Shop All the profits from sales are distributed to local women and children charities. The store is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m on Thursday. Submit information for The Lantern’s Faith page to Sports Editor Michal Dwojak at M.Dwojak@22ndcentury media.com. The deadline is noon on Thursday. Questions? Call (847) 272-4565 ext. 26. memoriam From Page 10 colm to family and Alec by friends, he is survived by his wife, Cheryl (nee Oberhofer); sons Gregor (Joanne O’Mara) Mc- Nish and Brett (Elissa Totin) McNish; daughters Kirstin, McNish and Emily (Ben Mazell) McNish; eight grandchildren; and brother Robert (Sandra) McNish. Born to Ian and Isabel (nee Squire) McNish at Little Kiltra in Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire, England, on Sept. 24, 1935, he was educated at Hill Brow School at Brent Knoll in Somerset and Sutton Valence School in Kent, UK. It’s amazing he survived childhood, as he spent breaks scouring the post-World War II beaches with his brother and dear friend Colin Day, collecting and igniting cordite from unexploded munitions that washed ashore. McNish was a cadet at Warchash Maritime Academy, and then became a commissioned officer in the British Merchant Navy, sailing throughout the Commonwealth, Great Lakes and world. McNish’s brief acting career included the 1958 film “Battle of the V-1,” staring Sir Christopher Lee and Michael Rennie. His 40 years in the travel-leisure industry included time with Air Canada, Sunflight Holidays and Apple Vacations. Living the McNish family motto of “truth, not guile” earned McNish a highly respected reputation and nickname of “Mr. Mexico” within the tourism industry. At retirement, he was personally recognized for service to Mexico by Mexican President Vicente Fox. McNish was a true eccentric and Renaissance man who meticulously studied the trades to learn Windsor chair-making, stained glass, pottery, stone-carving, blacksmithing, cabinetry and boat building. He never tired of chatting about various craft projects with strangers trapped in the airplane seats next to him. He shared a love of The Grove National Historic Landmark with his wife, who served 25 years on the board of The Grove Heritage Association, contributed countless volunteer hours supporting special events and educational programs, and backed the creation of a blacksmith shop. He mentored Scouts curious about the woodworking merit badge, and one of those Scouts went on to become the woodshop teacher at Glenbrook South. Alec followed his own path and encouraged his children to do the same. He valued self-reliance and was never one to let the past or matters beyond his control become a distraction. He died surrounded by loved ones and without a wrinkle on his face. McNish will be remembered for his intense curiosity, brilliant mind, friendship, expert meatcarving skills and his inability to finish the punchline of the train-ticket joke without bursting into teary-eyed laughter. A memorial service is to be held on May 27 at The Grove National Historic Landmark in Glenview. In lieu of flowers, please donate to The Grove Heritage Association or Tidewell Hospice of Port Charlotte, Florida. Jeffrey Lerner Jeffrey Lerner, 71, of Glenview, died March 14. Eugenia D Kreckler Eugenia D Kreckler, 91, formerly of Glenview, died March 13. She was the beloved wife of the late Hans Kreckler for 61 years; loving mother of Judy Parker (Bill) and the late Warren Kreckler (Sophia Gates); cherished grandmother of Christina Swain (fiance John Sinclair) and Julie Dickerson (Joshua); loving great grandmother of Nicki Swain; dear aunt of Jan Evans (Scott) and numerous other nieces and nephews; and loving sister-in-law of Don Schwartz. She was predeceased by brothers Josef and Bernard Kolodziej, and sisters Madeline Berger and Elizabeth Schwartz. She emigrated from Germany in 1954 and worked for Diebel and Die Manufacturing for 30 years and for Kuhn’s Deli and Cafe (as a cook) for seven years. Above all, she was devoted to her husband and family. Antonette Lynn Antonette Lynn, 87, of Glenview, died March 16. She was born Antonette Haupt on April 3, 1930, in Chicago to Esther and Anthony Haupt. Antonette loved travel, studying genealogy and spending time with her family and her “club” of friends, many of whom she knew since childhood. She was an avid reader of history and biography. She was a 30-year member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wilmette. She graduated from St. Scholastica High School in Chicago in 1948 and married Raymond Lynn in 1951. In 1960, they were one of the first families to make a home in the newly developing suburb of Mount Prospect. The family was one of the founding members of St. Emily’s Parish until they moved to Glenview in 1984. Antonette is survived by her husband of 66 years, Raymond; children Barbara (Russell) Guard, Robert (Sarah) Lynn, Joseph (Lisa) Lynn and Marybeth Pitchkites; grandchildren Jordan Lynn, Caroline Lynn, Lara (Jonathan) Dupree, Rebecca Lynn, Max Pitchkites, Emma Lynn and Kristina Pitchkites; brother Thomas (Sandra) Haupt; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard. Have someone’s life you’d like to honor? Email Assistant Editor Michal Dwojak at M.Dwojak@22ndcentury media.com with information about a loved one who was part of the Glenview community.

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