Jimmy Seng has passed

posted Jun 14, 2019, 8:11 AM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated Jun 18, 2019, 5:42 AM by Brian Donahoe ]

on September 3, 2018. Obituary is as below. .His mother was Helen Zender Seng Kane. Helen married James Kane in the late 20’s.

Valentine James "Jim" Seng. Age 98 of Park Ridge. "Dad your name is finally here." Beloved husband of the late Bette nee Sontag. Loving father of Kip (Cathy), Ken (Linda), Joan (Ed) Skodol, Chris (Jim) Niccum and Steve (Arlene). Dear grandfather of Jim, David, Dan, Julie, Maggie, Ted, Ryan, Ken, Katy, J.J., Steve, Jill, Laura, Todd, Shari and Eric. Devoted great-grandfather of 31. Visitation Saturday, September 8, 9-11:15 a.m. at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge. Funeral to follow at St. Paul of the Cross Church. Mass 11:30 a.m. Interment Town of Maine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the charity of your choice. 

As a boy (provided by Ginny Zender)

Updated more Zender things

posted May 6, 2019, 8:37 AM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated May 6, 2019, 8:38 AM ]

notably, Ginny provided some notes from Helmut, and some photos that I placed under Lambert Zender page, Loan page, I started a Helmut Zender notes page, since he has provided so much (although right now, I just put the latest 2 images). Also added some notes and pictures from Amy Windler, on the Amy Zender page.

Updated some Zender things

posted Mar 31, 2019, 6:34 AM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated Mar 31, 2019, 6:35 AM ]

. Most notably, got sold research from Ginny who got it from Helmut. Added it into the notes section. Also created an online version of Ginny Zender's Album, and link to it. Also added a few pictures from the library that my Mom found regarding the drowning death of Lambert Zender.

Updated Family Trees

posted Sep 30, 2018, 8:36 PM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated Sep 30, 2018, 8:37 PM ]

 for Donahoe and Zender, including deaths of John and Jim (Jays sons), Patrick Quentin Donahoe, Bridget Donahoe, Michael Zender, and a few others

Added Adam Zender's sister's wedding pics

posted May 12, 2018, 8:52 PM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated May 12, 2018, 8:53 PM ]

that Ginny Zender came into possession of via John Zender seemingly (she implied that, but didn't explicitly say it).

Added more Ingenues Pics

posted Mar 6, 2018, 6:34 AM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated Mar 6, 2018, 6:35 AM ]

 and also updated the Zender tree to be a much higher resolution image.Most of the new Ingenues pics came from Patricia Hartman (thanks!)

Updated Donahoe Tree

posted Jan 30, 2018, 6:09 AM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated Jan 30, 2018, 6:09 AM ]

based on input from Patricia Hartman, a descendant of Edward James Donahoe. And all in that section of the tree.

Added pics of Lou

posted Oct 15, 2017, 8:55 PM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated Oct 15, 2017, 9:00 PM ]

and her siblings and sons, from her 70th birthday party. Sprinkled about in Lou, Sons, and Zender pictures.

Early 70's pictures of John Donahoe's sons

posted Sep 17, 2017, 11:16 AM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated Sep 17, 2017, 11:17 AM ]

found by his daughter Ronna after her father Patrick Q. Donahoe's recent passing. These pictures are of all 5 Donahoe brothers out at Jay's farm for a family reunion of sorts. the pictures can be seen here.

Patrick Q. Donahoe has died

posted Jul 9, 2017, 6:51 PM by Brian Donahoe

Patrick Q. Donahoe, 86, of Lake Geneva, WI, formerly of Chicago, IL, died Sunday July 2, 2017 at Village Glen in Lake Geneva.  Patrick Quentin Donahoe was born in Chicago, IL on October 31, 1930 the son of the late John and Loucille (Zender) Donahoe.  Following graduation from high school he attended Saint Joseph’s College in Renssalear, Indiana.  He had worked for many years as a trader with the Chicago Board of Trade.  He enjoyed travel and working in his flower garden.  He was an avid train enthusiast, enjoying riding trains and collecting model trains.  He was a strong family man focused on keeping his family together.

Patrick is survived by: 4 children; Gregory Donahoe of Lake Geneva, WI, Bradley (Sheila) Donahoe of Dundee, OR, Ronna (Edward) Brennan of Burlington, WI and Colleen (Brandon) Leonard of Sandy, UT, 9 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and a brother William J. Donahoe of Gurnee, IL.  He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers; John, Lambert, and Richard.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday July 10 at Saint Francis deSales Catholic Church in Lake Geneva; Father Mark Danczyk will officiate.  Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the chapel of Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy memorials are requested in Patrick's name to: the Walk  to End Alzheimer's in Lake Geneva. A link has been provided below for your convenience.  

Walk to End Alzheimer's
620 South 76th Street, Suite 160, Milwaukee WI 53124
Tel: 1-414-479-8800

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