Our Staff

Jim Jones

Jim Jones

Elder Chairman

Jim Jones has been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church for over 30 years; starting back as early as 1972.  He was confirmed at Our Savior Lutheran Church in 1985.  Later, he then married his wife Shelly in 2000.  Together they have a Daughter named Faith who is currently in the 3rd grade.  Jim serves as the Elder Chairman, Men’s Ministry Co-Coordinator, Greeter, and also serves on the Board of Directors. Jim has been employed as a manager of Data Technologies and Processing at the market research company Millward Brown for 16 years.

Rich Lane

Rich Lane

Elder

Rich Lane has been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church since 1990. Rich married his wife Monica in 1989. They have two children; a daughter, Meghan, who is at the University of Minnesota and a son, Justin, who is at the University of Illinois. Rich coordinates the acolytes, the quarterly blood drives, and teaches the 2nd grade Sunday school class. Both Rich and Monica are self employed CPA’s. Rich does tax work and Monica is managing partner of Christian Angel Network.

Tim Dietel

Tim Dietel

Elder

Tim has been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church since 2005. 5 years before then he was married to his wife Amy. Together they have a son, Luke, who is in 1st grade and a daughter, Megan, who is 3 years old. Tim is employed as a Health and Safety Consultant for Bureau Veritas.

Duane Wakeman

Duane Wakeman

Elder

Duane Wakeman has been a member or Our Savior Lutheran Church since 1971. He had married his wife Eunice a few years before in 1951 and was employed as Load Dispatcher at Commonwealth Edison. Duane and Eunice have 5 children; Randy, Susan Bea, Brian, Kevin, and Keith, along with 5 grandchildren. Duane has served as an elder for 40 ongoing years.

Tom Slaboszewski

Tom Slaboszewski

Elder

Tom Slaboszewski has been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church since 1994. In that same year he married his wife Lori. Tom and Lori have two children that were baptized at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Sean who is a sophomore and Marla who is in 6th grade. Tom teaches music lessons and enjoys playing music professionally and for fun. He often plays as a guitarist or drummer in the 10:45 service.

Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones

Elder

Jeff Jones has been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church for over 30 years, since 1972. He was confirmed at Our Savior Lutheran Church in 1985. Jeff serves as the President of the Congregation and is also the Co-Coordinator of the Men’s Ministry. He has been employed as a Senior Study Director by the Market research firm Ipsos in downtown Chicago for over 14 years.

Mark Richardson

Mark Richardson

Elder

Mark Richardson has been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church for quite a few years now. He was married to his wife Miriam in the old sanctuary in 1985. Mark and Miriam have three daughters; Moriah, a junior at Iowa State, Dora, a sophomore and Lydia, a 6th grader. Mark has been employed as a Reliability Engineer at Romeoville facilities for 29 years. His largest growth periods as a Christian came from Pastor Schlote’s 2 year Bethel Bible study, listening to the entire Bible on tape and teaching 8th grade Sunday school.

Greg Kaumeyer

Greg Kaumeyer

Elder

Greg Kaumeyer has been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church since 1980. He is currently an Elder and has held many positions at Our Savior. Greg and his wife Pam live in Shorewood and is a physical therapist athletic trainer at his Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Rehabilitation Center. Greg has an interest in treating golfers and improving their performance with hi-tech equipment as used on the PGA tour.

Jon Ellis

Jon Ellis

Elder

Jon Ellis has been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church since 2006.  Jon married his wife Amy in 1999.  Jon and Amy have three children; Megan, a sophomore, Emily an 8th grader, and Jessica a 6th grader.  Jon serves as the Chairman of the Outreach Committee, a Greeter, and sings in the Adult Choir. He writes software for Midwest Warehouse and also enjoys.

Leroy Benson

Leroy Benson

Elder

LeRoy Benson is a life longmember of Our Savior Lutheran Church. He was confirmed in 1994. In addition to serving as and Elder, LeRoy currently coordinates scheduling of the Elders, Communion Assistants, and substitute organists & keyboardists, sings tenor in the Our Savior adult choir, participates in the Men’s Ministry, and enjoys assisting with the High School Youth Group and playing on the Our Savior Softball Team. LeRoy has been employed as a structural designer the past seven years with Healy, Bender & Associates, Inc., a local Architecture firm.