• In Memory of Pastor Cornelius R. Stam

    1908-2003 Reminiscences by Ken Morgan Pastor Stam was one of my most important early mentors as a teenager, probably second only to Pastor Donald Elifson, with whom he was a life-long friend. It all came about through a most interesting set of circumstances: my parents were having a garage built at our house in River Grove,…

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  • In Memory of Janie M. Polachek

    1905-1991 Reminiscences by Ken Morgan Victor and Lucille Polachek are my aunt and uncle. Vic’s father and mother divorced when he was quite young, and then much later his father, Armond, married Janie. I met her while she was visiting my aunt and uncle in Chicago some years after Armond died. I was then in…

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  • In Memory of Pastor Donald C. Elifson

    1916-1981 Dan Elifson, one of Pastor Elifson’s sons, shared with us that his mother, Shirley Elifson, went to be with the Lord on August 3, 2012. For the family and those of us who knew her there is sadness. But as for Mrs. Elifson, she is now “with Christ, which is far better.” Reminiscences by…

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