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OFFBEAT: Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney dead at age 93

OFFBEAT: Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney dead at age 93

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am
WLS Chicago Radio Personalities Don Wade and Wife Roma in 1986 and 2010

WLS Chicago Radio Personalities Don Wade and Wife Roma in 1986 and 2010

WLS Chicago radio personalities Don Wade and wife Roma in 1986 and 2010. Don Wade, 72, now retired, died at the couple's Florida home on Sept. 6.

September 10, 2013 12:00 am
Dr. Kelly Sutton in 1960

Dr. Kelly Sutton in 1960

Dr. Kelly Sutton, husband of Chicago diet meal plan guru Seattle Sutton, died Sept. 5 at age 84 at the couple's home in Marseilles, Ill.

September 10, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Legendary losses: Radio's Don Wade and physician husband of Seattle Sutton

OFFBEAT: Legendary losses: Radio's Don Wade and physician husband of Seattle Sutton

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Gallery: Rudy Clay

Gallery: Rudy Clay

Former Gary Mayor Rudolph "Rudy" Clay died Tuesday at age 77.

June 04, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

Photos

OFFBEAT: Priest/author Greeley's funeral slated Wednesday in Beverly

OFFBEAT: Priest/author Greeley's funeral slated Wednesday in Beverly

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 03, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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The Rev. Andrew Greeley and film criticRoger Ebert in 1993 in New Buffalo, Mich.

The Rev. Andrew Greeley and film criticRoger Ebert in 1993 in New Buffalo, Mich.

The Rev. Andrew Greeley, wearing a favorite Chicago Bears shirt, attends a joint book signing party in New Buffalo, Mich., with friend and film critic Roger Ebert in 1993, where both had weekend homes.

June 03, 2013 12:00 am
Lead Singer Marvin Junior of The Dells Performing in December 2002

Lead Singer Marvin Junior of The Dells Performing in December 2002

Lead Singer Marvin Junior is shown in this December 2002 file photo during a reunion with fellow members of The Dells, La-Verne Allison, Michael McGill, Charles Barksdale and Johnnie Carter to celebrate their 50 years in show biz with a concert at City Hall in Harvey.

May 31, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Last Andrews Sister, Patty, dead at 94

OFFBEAT: Last Andrews Sister, Patty, dead at 94

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

OFFBEAT: Original 'Dear Abby' dead at age 94

OFFBEAT: Original 'Dear Abby' dead at age 94

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 18, 2013 12:00 am
Singer Patti Page in 1953

Singer Patti Page in 1953

Singer Patti Page cuddles a cocker spaniel to be given away during her appearance, April 27, 1953 at the Chicago Theater as promotion for her new song about a dog.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Music icon Patti Page first famed death of 2013

OFFBEAT: Music icon Patti Page first famed death of 2013

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
Actor Jonathan Frid in 2012

Actor Jonathan Frid in 2012

Actor Jonathan Frid, shown here in this 2012 photo provided by MPI Media Group, the DVD distributor for the "Dark Shadows" television series, died on Friday, April 13, 2012 at age 87.

April 20, 2012 12:00 am
MGM Munchkin Wardrobe Test Photo

MGM Munchkin Wardrobe Test Photo

In a rare studio test photo, Karl Slover is shown in wardrobe, displaying the back of his Munchkin Trumpeter costume for his role in the 1939 film classic "The Wizard of Oz."

November 17, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Share wedding stories, win Sunday's bridal show tickets

OFFBEAT: Share wedding stories, win Sunday's bridal show tickets

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am
Debbie Wappel and Ruth Hankey

Debbie Wappel and Ruth Hankey

With letters, cards and visits, Debbie Wappel (left) a family farm friend of Times Columnist Philip Potempa and his parents, always remained in close touch with Ruth Hankey (right), whose family's farm property neighbors the Potempa Farm. Ruth Hankey died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 at age 93 in …

February 09, 2011 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Neighbor's death brings back warm memories

FROM the FARM: Neighbor's death brings back warm memories

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

February 09, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Singer Patty Andrews manager husband dead at age 88

OFFBEAT: Singer Patty Andrews manager husband dead at age 88

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 01, 2010 12:00 am Related
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