James Von Thaden

James Von Thaden

Thursday, April 5th, 1956 - Friday, December 4th, 2020
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James E. “Jimmy” Von Thaden, 64, December 4, 2020, lifetime resident of the South Side of Chicago-Canaryville neighborhood; beloved son of Mary Sheehan Von Thaden and the late John H. Von Thaden; survived by sons, John R. Von Thaden and Bryan Von Thaden; grandfather of Lauryn, Dane, Rachel, Anthony, Shanna, Nicholas, Valerie, Sarah, Annabelle, Brayden Von Thaden, and Patrick Evers, Jr.; brother of Mary Theresa “Teri” Kristof, John B. Von Thaden, William “Billy” Von Thaden, Christine Schrama, and the late Robert “Bobby” Von Thaden; proud uncle and great uncle of many; dear friend of Kenny Koval.

Jimmy served as a private ambulance paramedic for 25 years before retiring.

Services will be private.

Please visit JIMMY VON TADEN BOOK OF MEMORIES. To express your thoughts or memories in the online guest book, visit or Arrangements by McINERNEY CENTRAL CHAPEL. For information, 773-268-0703 or 773-581-9000.
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    4635 South Wallace Street
    CHICAGO, IL 60609
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Tom McNulty

Posted at 06:49pm
Teri, This Tom McNulty not sure if you remember me. Jimmy, Franny, Billy James & I used to practice down in your basement (we going to be stars) with our band. We all spent many day & nights playing poker there also. I am so sorry to hear about Jimmy, my prays for you and asl family. Love ❤️ and miss you

Vanessa & Andy Aravantinos

Posted at 03:28pm
Our deepest condolences to the Van Thaden and Schrama Family
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Sharon Bandemer

Posted at 01:35am
I am so sorry for your loss. Jim always made me smile. Praying for your family at this sad time.

Erin Evers

Posted at 02:26pm
Oh Jimmy.. Im so sad to hear of your passing. We have so many great memories together. Thank you for always being a great father in law to me and being there for me always. And for being the BEST Papa to the kids. They were truly blessed to have you. You will forever be my father in law. Love you always. Your " favorite " daughter in law.

Rose Thomason

Posted at 11:41pm
Mary and family, heartfelt condolences on the loss of Jimmy. May he rest in the arms of Jesus in heaven. God's healing for you and the family,
Love Rosie Thomason

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