• Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Nancy Irene Klinge

    Nancy Irene Klinge, 68, of Glendale Heights.  Beloved sister of Dolores (Edwin) Bouchard, the late Rosemary Meyers and the late Laura Lee Gordon.  Loving aunt of Kerry (Jeff) Preston, Michele (Octavio) Urbieta, Jennifer (Christopher) Kruger, Timothy (Leanne) Meyers, William (Diane) Meyers and Monique (Angel) Valle.  Also survived by 19 great-nieces and nephews.  Visitation 3 to 9pm Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside.  Prayers 9am Monday, Oct. 15 at the funeral home to St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Glendale Heights for Mass at 10am.  Interment private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to your favorite charity appreciated. Nancy taught special education at Roy…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Evelyn Ulfig

    Evelyn Ulfig (nee Grzesiakowski) of Countryside, IL passed away on October 11th at age 90.  Evelyn was the devoted wife of the late Joseph; the loving mother to her late daughter Sharon (Charles) Smith and is survived by sons; Joseph, Gary (Kim), Lawrence (Dana).  Evelyn cherished being grandmother of Sarah (Michael), Heather (Eric), Joseph (Laura), Jonathan, Stefanie, Donald and delighted being great grandmother of Sophie.  She was the youngest sibling of seven sisters and eight brothers all have predeceased her.  Evelyn and her late husband Joseph owned and operated a family business, Ulfig & Sons Heating and Cooling.  For 20 years Evelyn was City of Countryside’s Deputy Clerk and retired…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Michael J. Behan

    Michael J. Behan, age 73, of La Grange Highlands, born in Chicago, IL. Beloved husband of Sandra (Fields) Behan for 38 wonderful years. Loving father of Zane and Keira, his giant schnauzers. Eldest son of the late Michael and late Lois Behan. Loved nephew of Aunt Annie and Uncle Ed Bigus. Devoted brother to Martin and Mark Behan and to his sister Suzanne Boffa. Cherished uncle to Nicole, Shianne, Christopher, Holly, Kelly, Shannon, Brian, Frank Jr., Nicholas, Vanessa. Fond brother-in-law of Linda (Fields) and Larry Baker, and uncle to their children, Lanette and Kevin. Friend to many he was privileged to meet throughout his life journey. Mike was a kind…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Ann T. Boyd

    Ann Louise T. Boyd (nee Trepelas), age 89, of Brookfield; beloved wife of the late John J. Boyd; loving mother of John David, Thomas C. (Elizabeth) and Craig D. Boyd; proud grandmother of five: Christopher, Anne-Marie, Laura, Sarah and Angelica Boyd; devoted great-grandmother of Elyse Boyd; dear sister of the late Gus, late Charles, late Mary Fabricius and late Clyde Trepelas; sister-in-law of Phyllis (Raymond) Daniels, late Bill Boyd and late Art Boyd; many nieces and nephews. Ann was a devout Christian, an avid fisherwoman, loved playing cards, and she read the newspaper every day. Visitation 3 to 9pm Thurs., Oct. 11th at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W.…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    John B. Cleveland

    John B. Cleveland (March 10, 1943-October 7, 2018)   On October 7, 2018, John B. Cleveland of Toms River, New Jersey, passed away from cancer at age 75.   Born in Gadsden, Alabama on March 10, 1943, he moved to Michigan City, Indiana in 1951 with his parents Dr. John Benjamin Cleveland, MD and Muriel Rogers Cleveland and sister Dorothy A. Cleveland. While in Michigan City he enjoyed Sea Scouts and Boy Scouts and graduated from Elston High School, class of 1961.   During high school he launched his music career by playing upright bass in several bands including The Polish Underground, the Highlighters Folk Group, and the Elston High…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Louis A. Darovic

    Louis A. Darovic, of Indian Head Park; beloved husband of Mary (nee Colnar) Darovic; loving father the late Thomas L. (Janet) Darovic, Janet L. (Gary) Watson, Sandra L. (David) Deets; cherished grandfather of Tracy (Adam) Gordon, Cindy (Jeff) Henkes, Thomas Darovic, Robert (Lindy) Darovic, Geoffrey Watson, & Philip (Megan) Watson; proud great-grandfather of Meredith & Gavin Gordon, Jack & Julia Henkes, Caleb & Cooper Darovic & Landon Darovic; dear brother of the late Joan Person Fitch; uncle of Don & Mark Person. Lou and Mary met in high school. Lou served in the Navy 1944-1946. He graduated from DePaul University August 1949 and they married September 1949. He worked for…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Shirley J. Mumford

    Shirley J. Mumford, longtime resident of La Grange; beloved wife of Paul Mumford; loving mother of Kathleen, the late Stephen, Mary Alice, Patricia, Dan, Tom, & Pete (Megan); proud grandmother of Michael, Brandi, Samantha, Jennifer, Kristin, Robyn, Piper, & Jonah; dear great-grandmother of Haley, Abby, Aiden, Payton, Eleanor, & Gunnar; friend of many. Shirley and her husband Paul raised their seven children in La Grange, which the family still calls home. She was very involved in the Girl Scouts, first as a Girl Scout herself, and later as a Troop Leader for her daughters. She also attended as many of the activities as she could for all of her children, grandchildren…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Krishna Venuvinod Patri

    Venuvinod Patri, left this world on October 4 th, 2018, but his spirit of compassion, humility, intellect and enduring love will be forever cherished by his beloved wife, three children, eight grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Venu was born on October 25 th, 1941 in the small town of Baroda, Gujurat, India. At the age of 13, he would endure many family hardships, having to provide for his mother, two young sisters and brother, financially and emotionally. His traits of selflessness, perseverance, and intellectual ambition started at this tender age and would culminate throughout his life, in academics as a student, at university as a professor and in…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Cheryl Bernardini

    Cheryl Bernardini, age 75, of Woodridge, passed away October 5, 2018.  Beloved wife of William for 29 years.  Loving mother of Amy Weaver.  A memorial visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Tuesday October 9th at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301 75th St., Downers Grove.  Funeral home phone 630-964-6500

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Joyce Zitek

    Joyce Zitek (nee Kapsalis), age 84, of LaGrange. Beloved wife of the late Russell Zitek. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents Petros and Bess Kapsalis and brother Andrew Kapsalis. Devoted aunt of Marc Kapsalis. Dear great-aunt of Marcos and Caleb Kapsalis. Loving cousin of the Kapsalis and Karrison families. Wonderful friend of many, especially her neighbors and fellow dog lovers. Joyce was a loving mother and caretaker of her “babies” (dogs), for more than four decades. Visitation 4 to 8pm Sunday, October 14th at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Funeral Services begin at the funeral home 9am Monday, October 15 th. Church Service…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Dr. Karen Gajda

    Dr. Karen Gajda of La Grange Park; beloved wife of Robert Wilgenbusch. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations in Karen’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell & James Funeral Home, Countryside. Info: (708) 352-6500

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Philip M. Blaze

    Philip M. Blaze, age 75, of Indian Head Park, formerly of Western Springs, passed away peacefully at home. US Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Judy E. Blaze (nee Kaempf) for a wonderful 51 years. Loving father of Kimberly (Jason) Joseph, Keith Blaze, and Amy (Terry) Becker. Devoted grandfather of Zachary and Emily Joseph, and Allie Becker. Dear brother of Marilyn Greenwell. Philip was preceded in death by his parents Philip and Marion Blazevich, and sisters Joyce Bluder and Joanna Blazevich. Brother-in-law of Robert (Carole) Kaempf, Larry (Beverly) Kaempf, and the late Paul Kaempf. Fond uncle and friend of many. Philip was a graduate of Lyons Township Highschool and Butler University.…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Janice Collins

    Janice Collins (nee Patun); beloved wife of William; loving mother of Denise (Ritchie) Schullo and James (Jillian) Collins; proud grandmother of Jake, Abby, Taylor, & Sofia; loving Tiki to Nicole & Joseph; dear sister of the late Joseph (Nancy) Gentile, late Patrick (Joyce) Gentile, Florence (Melvin) Gregory, & John (Patricia) Patun; best friend & sister-in-law of Barbara Janco; dear aunt and friend of many. Preceded in death by loving parents John & Florence (nee Antonetti) Patun. Visitation 3 to 9pm on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301 75th Street, Downers Grove. Funeral prayers 9:15am Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 at the funeral home to St. John of…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Nanette Shinn

    Nanette (nee Swartz) Shinn, age 84, of Western Springs; beloved wife of the late Dr. Byron M. Shinn Jr.; loving mother of Loren and Carter Shinn, and Janine (John) Cashman; dear grandmother of Natalie Shinn and Thor Cashman; loving  sister of L. Gerard (Peggy) Swartz and Carol (Chuck) Headley; aunt and friend of many. Memorial Service on Saturday, Sept. 8th at 1:30 pm at the First Congregational Church of Western Springs, 1106 Chestnut St., Western Springs, IL 60058. Interment held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the church or to Camp Highlands for Boys, Camper Scholarship Fund, 3036 Quail Creek Drive, Topeka, KS 66614. Arrangements entrusted…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Joseph F. “Joe” Miks

    Joseph F. Miks, age 72, of Indian Head Park, formerly of Hinsdale and Waukegan. US Army Vietnam 1970-1971 Veteran. Beloved husband of Paula “Polly” Walgren (nee Krupko) for a wonderful 20 years. Loving father of James “Jimmy” (Christine) Miks and Meghan (Patrick) Carey. Cherished step-father of Chris (Mary) Walgren, Kate (Sean) Handel, and Tim (Kate) Walgren. Devoted grandfather of Madison and Molly Miks, and Quinn and Chloe Carey. Dedicated step-grandfather of Cole, Charlotte, Natalie, Tyler, Reed, Owen, and Brandt. Dear brother of JoAnne (Doug) Pekkarinen and Evelyn Miks. Fond uncle of Joe, James, Jeanine, Jon, and Jason. Friend of many. Joseph loved running; health; sports, especially the Chicago Cubs and…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Robert Warren Scanlan

    Robert Warren Scanlan, of Plymouth Place, LaGrange Park, formerly of Western Springs.  WWII Navy Seabee stationed in the Pacific Theater.  Beloved husband of the late Maxine.  Loving father of Jeffery (Jacquelyn), Douglas (Julie) Scanlan, Nancy Timyan and the late Michael Scanlan.  Devoted grandfather of Kathleen, Robert and Maureen Scanlan, Renee (James) Breeden, Mark and Kurt (Christina) Eismueller, Hannah and Jake Antonczyk, Jack and Annie Timyan.  Dear great-grandfather of 4.  Fond brother of Al (Rita) Scanlan.  Also several nieces and nephews.  Visitation 3 to 9pm with Funeral Service at 8pm Thurs., Aug. 30, 2018 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside.  Private interment Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Brett Robert Yuknis

    Brett R. Yuknis, of Brookhaven, GA, formerly of Burr Ridge, IL. Beloved fiancée of Kristin Nicole Saunders. Loving son of Susan (Peter) Sturgis and Robert Yuknis. Devoted brother of Christine (Ted) Lehman. Dear step-brother of Erin (David) Yarmo. Dedicated uncle of Emily and Justin Lehman, and Ethan and Ryder Yarmo. Cherished nephew of Chuck (Carol) Zdenek, Bill (Diane) Zdenek, Jim (Linda) Vlodek, Michael (Desta) Yuknis, John Yuknis; and Ed (Babs) Vaitkunas. Fond cousin of Katie (Don) Kaminski and children Hannah, Madeline, Ella, and Nathan; Brian (Brie) Zdenek and children Brinn and Bram; Denise (Joe) Sanchez and children Jakob, Penny, Eddie, and Ollie; Karen (Ryan) McElvogue and children Paddy and Rory; Laurie Zdenek;…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Carole A. Bartizal

    Carole A. Bartizal, of Westmont, formerly of Burr Ridge and Worcester, MA; beloved wife of Dr. John F. Bartizal Jr.; loving mother of Joyce (Brian DeWitt) Bartizal, John F. Bartizal III, Joseph Bartizal, the late Jason Bartizal, & Julia (Phillip) Kent; predeceased by loving parents James & Viola Joyce. Visitation 3 to 9pm on Friday, August 31 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Family & friends to meet for prayers at 9am on Saturday, September 1, from the funeral home to Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church, Oakbrook Terrace. Mass 10am. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Carole’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org/donate)…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Shirley Bell Gooley

    Shirley Bell Gooley, 94, passed away on August 10 in La Grange, Illinois.  She was gracious and kind to all. Born in Oak Park in 1924 to Lewis and Ethel Leona Bell, she was a stand-out student in grade school, winning the American Legion Award, for her courage, honor, leadership, patriotism, scholarship and service. She attended Oak Park High School, where she played piano and violin and belonged to the drama club.   Upon graduation from high school, she attended Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, where she met her future husband, John Gooley, now deceased.  They were married in July of 1944 before John began his naval service in the South…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Refugia Stathos

    Refugia Stathos; beloved wife of the late Nick; loving sister of the late Vicenta (the late Joseph) Aguilera, the late Amelia (the late Lawrence) Cortez, Esther (the late John) Romano, John Rubalcaba, the late Juanita (Roy) Scarlata, the late Frank Rubalcaba, Peter (Flena) Rubalcaba, Timmy (Gayanne) Rubalcaba, Theresa Rubalcaba, & Gene Rubalcaba; cherished aunt and friend of many. Visitation 3 to 8pm on Sunday, August 12 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Funeral prayers at 10:30am on Monday, August 13 from the funeral home to St. John of the Cross Church, 5005 S. Wolf Rd., Western Springs. Mass 11:15am. Interment at St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Mary Frances ‘Peggy’ Burns

    Mary Frances ‘Peggy’ Burns, 84, of Western Springs. Beloved wife of the late John F. Burns; loving mother of Sheila (Steve) Cozzi and Patrick (Jenifer Josephson) Burns; devoted grandmother of 10; aunt of many. Memorial Mass 10am, Thursday, August 16 at St. Cletus Church, LaGrange. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Catholic Charities in Peggy’s name are appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell & James Funeral Home, Countryside. Funeral info:  (708) 352-6500

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Carmella Morelli

    Carmella Morelli (nee Tenuta), age 96, of LaGrange Park, former resident of Berwyn for 52 years. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Morelli for a great 57 years. Loving mother of Maria M. (Clark) Carter and Kathleen Ivanelli. Devoted grandmother of Christopher (Dana) Carter, Jennifer Ivanelli, Carolyn (Rick) Arnold, and Carl III (Amanda) Ivanelli. Cherished great-grandmother of Zachary, Matthew, Scott, Kelsey, Giada, Francesca, Gino, Carl IV, Lucca, and Brunello. Dear sister of Ida Ruffolo, John Tenuta, the late Julia Covelli, and the late Frederick Tenuta. Beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews. Fond friend of many. Visitation 3pm to 9pm Friday, August 10, 2018 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home,…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    David F. Dolar

    David F. Dolar was born in 1944 to the late, Frank E. Dolar, and the late Grace K. Dolar.  David grew up in Riverside, Illinois and graduated from Riverside-Brookfield High School in 1962.  David graduated from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida in 1968.  The following year, in 1969, David began a teaching career spanning over 40 years at St. John of the Cross Parish School in Western Springs, Illinois. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In memory of David, donations may be made to the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, P. O. Box 508, Wheaton, IL 60187-0508. Info: (708) 352-6500

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    George Rumbyrt

    George Willard Rumbyrt, 90, of Darien, beloved husband, father, and friend, died Thursday, July 26, 2018.   He was born to the late George and Josephine Rumbyrt, May 5, 1928, in Chicago, IL.  He grew up in Chicago and moved to Lyons in 1934.  He graduated at age 16 from Morton High School and attended Morton Junior College before completing his degree in Marketing at the University of Illinois, Champaign in 1951.  He served his country proudly as a drill instructor at Fort Lee, Virginia from 1951 to 1953.  While at U of I, he was the Big 10 Bowling Champion of 1950 and the Armed Forces Doubles Bowling Champ…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Robert E. Vogele

    Robert E. Vogele, of Burr Ridge, IL, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018. He was 89. He was born in Chicago on September 28, 1928 to Violet and Albert Vogele. Do a quick online search for designer Robert Vogele and terms like “local legend” and “internationally recognized” will appear. Bob and his wife Ruth moved to Burr Ridge, Illinois, in 2006 after 50 years in Western Springs, Illinois. Bob is considered a pioneer in the field of strategic design. In 2012 he received the highest award in the field. Vogele was honored with the AIGA Medal from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the professional association for design based…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Lucy Szatkowski

    Lucy Szatkowski, age 96, of Downers Grove.  Beloved mother of George and Mary Szatkowski.  Cherished daughter of the late Gaetano and Maria Gnudi.  Dear brother of the late Bruno Gnudi.  Lucy will always be remembered as a gifted artist, dedicated teacher and loving mother.   Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Monday August 6th at St. Joseph Church, 4801 Main St., Downers Grove.  Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to Missionaries of the Poor would be appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell & James Funeral Home 630-964-6500

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Grace E. Bafaro

    Grace E. Bafaro, 100 years old, of LaGrange; beloved wife of the late Michael E. Bafaro; loving mother of Michael (Kathleen) Bafaro; proud grandmother of Jennifer Bafaro; preceded in death by dear sisters Lottie, Frances, Vera, & Almira; also preceded in death by loving parents Mary & Peter Santelli. Visitation 3 to 9pm Wednesday, August 8 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Funeral prayers at 9:30am, from the funeral home, to St. Francis Xavier Church, LaGrange. Mass at 10am. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. Funeral info: (708) 352-6500

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Dr. Edgar Demarest “Ted” Gifford

    Born in Chicago on July 24, 1918, Dr. Edgar (Ted) Gifford is a 4th generation “Chicagoan.” He is a 1936 graduate of Lyons Township High School in La Grange, and a 1940 B.A. graduate of DePauw University. He was a surgical technician in the U.S. Army during World War 11. After WWII, he earned a D.D.S. (dentistry) degree from the U. of Illinois in Chicago and then practiced general dentistry in La Grange until he was 81 years old. Ted’s motto throughout his lifetime was “service above self.” Dr. Ted Gifford founded the Rotary Club of LaGrange in 1958 and was the club’s first president. In 1964-5 he served as…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Warren Timothy Flood

    Warren Timothy Flood, 53, of LaGrange Park. Beloved son of John and Lois. Loving brother of John (Donna), Rachel (John) Picek and Angela Donegan. Dear uncle of Mark (Jennifer) and Matthew (Diana) Flood, Joshua (Janet) and Leah (Saul Tovar), Jacob (Marielle) and Luke Picek, Blake, Riley and Logan Donegan and Knox Kruk. Fond great-uncle of Luke, Daniella, Marshall Flood, Charles and Ava LaCoco-Picek, Noah and Mateo Tovar. Visitation 8am until Funeral Service 11am Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church, 4101 South Wolf Road, Western Springs. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Grace Lutheran Church Organ Repair Fund (address above) appreciated.…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Michael Joseph DiPasquale

    Michael Joseph DiPasquale, 75, of Chaska, MN, formerly of Downers Grove.  Survivors include his loving wife, Toni; daughter, Candace (Brad) Kroese of Chaska, MN; grandchildren Owen, Grace, Katy and Shane; brother, James; sister, Angela (Frank) Falzone; other close family members and friends.  Preceded in death by his parents Hugo and Lucille (Ciccone).  Visitation and chapel prayers 9 to 10:30am Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301-75th St. (at Fairview Ave.), Downers Grove to St. Scholastica Church, Woodridge for Mass at 11am.  Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers and to honor Michael’s kindness to all, perform a random act of kindness for someone you…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Marie Frances Hoffman

    Marie Frances Hoffman, age 94, of Lyons; beloved wife of the late David Hoffman; loving mother of David, Craig, the late Jeffrey, Kathy, Peggy, Mark, & Marcia; proud grandmother of Casey, Kevin, Steven, Matthew, Christopher, Dustin, Bradley, Lauren, Michael, & the late Tara Hoffman. We love you everyday, and now we’ll miss you everyday; to a woman with a heart of gold. Mom’s hugs last long after she has let go. May God rest her soul. Visitation 3 to 9pm on Tuesday, July 31 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Funeral prayers at 9:30am on Wednesday, August 1, from the funeral home to St. Hugh…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Connie Grubba

    Connie Sophie Grubba, 53, of Woodridge.  Loving daughter of Constance (nee Skweres) and the late Arthur.  Dear sister of Cindy Grubba, Sue Duffy and Art, Jr. (Patti) Grubba.  Dear aunt of Artie (Katie) and Matthew Grubba.  Fond niece of the late Thomas Skweres, Chester and Philip Grubba.  Also survived by many loving cousins.  Visitation 2 to 7pm Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301-75th St. (at Fairview Ave.), Downers Grove.  Funeral 9:30am Monday from the funeral home to St. Scholastica Church, Woodridge for Mass at 10:30am.  Private interment St. Adalbert Cemetery.  Funeral home phone 630/964-6500 or www.hjfunerals.com

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Charles V. “Chuck” Doonan

    Charles V. “Chuck” Doonan, 65 years old, entered into the mystery of Eternal Life on July 26, 2018. Chuck lived 13 years with the greatly misunderstood disease of prostate cancer with courage, hope, and a zest for life. He died as he lived, enfolded in the love and care of his wife of 44 years, Suzanne, his 3 daughters and sons in marriage, Carolyn (Tom) Wyness, Rachel (Alex) Fortiz, and Erin (Scott) Stevenson. Both of Chuck’s parents, the deceased George J. “Barney” and Bridget (nee Higgins) Doonan were lifelong residents of La Grange. For the majority of Chuck’s life, he made his home within 5 miles of the family homestead.…

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Sally Ostrego

    Sally Ostrego, age 63, of Downers Grove.  Beloved wife of Edward for 43 years.  Loving mother of Edward (Lisa) Ostrego.  Devoted grandmother of Eddie and Leo.  Dear sister of Susan (Doug Hill) Cassa and Peter Cassa.  Sister-in-law of Mary (Chris) Mores.  Fond aunt of JoAnn, George and Tayler.  Visitation 3-9 p.m. Sunday July 29th at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301 75th St., Downers Grove.  Prayers 9:15 a.m. Monday July 30th from the funeral home to Holy Trinity Church in Westmont for Mass at 10 a.m.  Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery.  Funeral home phone 630-964-6500

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Cheryl L. Bryant

    Cheryl L. (nee Anderson) Bryant, of Countryside; beloved mother of Jocelyn Bryant; proud grandmother of Logan Bryant; dear friend of Roy L. Bryant; preceded in death by loving parents Leonard & Leona Anderson. Visitation 4 to 8pm on Sunday, July 29 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Visitation continues Monday, July 30 from 9am until time of funeral service, 10am at the funeral home. Interment St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Hodgkins. Memorial donations in Cheryl’s name to the American Diabetes Association are appreciated (diabetes.org). Funeral info: (708) 352-6500

  • Countryside,  Downers Grove

    George Meyers

    George Meyers, age 100, longtime resident of Countryside, IL for 61 years, has rose peacefully to eternal life on July 23, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Catherine; loving father of Scott (Susan) & Skip (Heather) Meyers; dear grandfather of Sarah, Steve (Cassie), Katie Meyers, Stacey (Aaron) Grappe, & Steven Meyers; fond grandfather of Hannah & Nick Grappe; uncle to many.  George was a proud WWII Navy – Seabee, and was in the 1st Battalion in the South Pacific. He welded fuel lines and built storage tanks for fighter planes. He was a rare holder of a 70 year UA pin from the Plumbers Local 130. He finished his plumbing career…