Pastor David Speerbrecker, Homewood’s longest serving clergyman, is retiring after 28 years at Salem Lutheran Church and more than 40 years in ministry.
Marge Laskero was a new teacher who took the initiative to ask for a change. Her action has impacted Homewood students the past 33 years. She will retire from District 153 after 34 years.
When the Lynn Calhoun decided four years ago that June 2019 would be her retirement date from District 153, she didn’t really give it much thought. Now that it’s here, she realizes leaving will be difficult.
Caption The Flossmoor Village Board on Jan. 22 recognized Trustee Philip Minga with a resolution, plaque and words of gratitude for 34 years of fire service following his retirement from the Flossmoor Fire Department.
Special recognition for outstanding service to the Village of Homewood was given to outgoing Public Works Department employees Dave Rubarth and Jim Tresouthick who retire on Dec. 31.
Businesses and residents have come and gone in the 29 years letter carrier Tony Pratscher has walked the downtown Homewood route. Now it will be Pratscher moving on. The letter carrier will walk his route for the last time on July 29. [Note: Homewood businesswoman Dodi Wians arranged an informal retirement get-together[Read More…]