August 22, 2020


A Week Nine Message from Chautauqua’s President

Welcome to Week Nine of CHQ Assembly. This is the last week of our “traditional” Summer Assembly Season (although not the last week of our Assembly). It’s hard to believe we’ve already reached this point!

John “Jack” T. Bailey

John “Jack” T. Bailey, 93, died peacefully on June 29, 2020, in Chautauqua, New York, at the summer home he

John A. Buerk

The Rev. John A. Buerk, pastor of Parkside Lutheran Church for 28 years, died July 29, 2020, in his home

John Charles Schmitt

John Charles Schmitt, 72, of Algonquin, Illinois, passed away unexpectedly on July 25, 2020, at Midwest Medical Center in Galena,

James Spencer Barge

The Rev. Dr. James Spencer Barge, of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, died peacefully in his sleep of natural causes at home on July 12, 2020, with his wife and lifelong best friend Silvey by his

Bonnie Mae Lincoln

Bonnie Mae Lincoln, age 87, died on May 29, 2020, in Fort Myers, Florida. One of six children of Leland

Thomas J. Feidt

Thomas J. Feidt, born 1937, of Orchard Park, New York, entered into rest on July 27, 2020. Beloved husband of

David Howard Weis

David Howard Weis of Sarasota, Florida, died peacefully in his home the morning of June 14, 2020, just two weeks

Bernard Paul Floriani Jr

Bernard Paul Floriani Jr., 51, of Gurnee, Illinois, died July 30, 2020, after a courageous battle with ALS.  He was