• Lombard,  Villa Park

    Edward Lawrence Milas, age 98, of Lombard

    Edward Lawrence Milas, age 98, of Lombard, passed away December 11, 2019. A visitation will be held Monday, December 16th from 8:45 AM until the time of prayers at 9:45 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard,  proceeding to St. John the Apostle Church, 330 N. Westmore Ave, Villa Park,  for 10:15 AM Mass. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton. Edward is survived by his beloved wife, Martha; his loving son, John (Presy) Milas; cherished grandchildren, Paula (Thaddeus) Sochacki and Edward (Amy) Milas; dear great-grandchildren, Ashley and Leila Sochacki; and fond nephews, Ronald (Juliana) Tragasz and Richard (Cynthia) Tragasz; many other nieces, nephews, relatives and…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Audrey Mae Jones, age 89

    Audrey Mae Jones, age 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at home. Audrey is survived by her hushand, Jack Jones, and two daughters Polly Jones (Cally Raduenzel) and Kelli Jones (Daniel Sacharny), 5 grandchildren (Henry Schlueter, Sydney Schlueter, Jack Schlueter, Eva Fiallos and Lucia Fiallos), 4 great-grandchildren (Vinny, Jack, Maliya, Vera) and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.  She is proceeded in death by her parents, brothers Paul (Lucille) and Dick (Yvonne) Buchholz, sister Francis (Bill) Gauspohl, her daughter, Kristin Schlueter and two sons, David and John Jones. Audrey was born In Glen Ellyn, IL on November 14, 1930 to Paul and Anna Buchholz.  She was…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Frank J. Markov, Sr., age 85, of Lombard

    Frank J. Markov, Sr., age 85, of Lombard, died December 8 at Seasons Hospice in Naperville. Frank was the beloved husband of the late Barbara nee Emery; loving father of David (Carolina) of California, Frank, Jr. (Carolyn) of Lombard and Steve (Jeff) of Los Angeles; loving grandfather of Roseanne (Tom) Burke of Germantown Hills, IL, and Barbara Markov; great-grandfather of John Burke and Meredith Burke; brother-in-law of Florence Tringl of Illinois, Alice Tringl of Colorado and Kenneth (Barbara) Emery of Illinois; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives. Frank was married for 53 years to the late Barbara.  He had been a resident of Beacon Hill since 2016. Frank…

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    Alyce Loerop

    Alyce Loerop, nee Roelfsema. Age 80, of Berwyn. Loving mother of Scott Loerop and Brenda Foster; fond sister of Wilma Wo…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Richard C. Lux, age 78, of Villa Park

    Richard C. Lux, age 78, of Villa Park, passed away December 6, 2019. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 13th, with Mr. Lux lying-in-state from 9:30 AM until time of service at 10:30 AM at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, IL 60148. Interment will follow at Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst. Richard is survived by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Richard is preceded in death by his siblings, William (Margaret), Albert (Florence), Ruth Lux; and his parents. Richard lived in Villa Park his entire life. He graduated from Ardmore Grade School and Willowbrook High School. Richard worked as a Baggage Handler…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Virginia Daichendt (nee Oehlerking), age 91, of Lombard

    Virginia Daichendt (nee Oehlerking), age 91, of Lombard, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2019. Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 8 from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard.  Funeral Services will be Monday, December 9 with Virginia lying in state from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 410 Cross Street, Wheaton, IL.  Interment will follow at Mount Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst. Virginia was born in Mount Prospect, IL. to Louis and Clara Oehlerking on July 20, 1928.  She attended St. Paul Lutheran School and later graduated from Arlington High School. She worked…

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    John H. Eskew

    John H. Eskew, age 73, of Hoffman Estates. Beloved husband of Diane Blauw; loving father of Brandy Eskew (Fiancé Jeff) a…

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    WIlliam Tietz

    William “Bill” T. Tietz, age 83, of Oak Brook. Beloved husband of Janet “Lyn” Tietz, nee Klecka; loving father of Marcy …

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Edward L. Rottman, age 66, of Wheaton

    Edward L. Rottman, age 66, suddenly, of Wheaton, passed away November 25, 2019. Edward was the beloved husband of Ruth née Calcese. Loving son of Patricia and the late Alwin Rottman, of LaFox. Dear brother of Carol (Tom) Hebda, Alan Rottman, and Thomas (Melanie) Rottman. Dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Edward was the longtime owner of Realtec Corp., of Wheaton. He also was a 1971 graduate of Glenbard East High School. A Memorial Gathering will be held on Sunday, December 8, from 12-3 PM, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Raymond Ernest Porter, age 96 of Lombard

    Raymond Ernest Porter, age 96 of Lombard passed away November 24. A Memorial Service will be held in December. Ray is survived by his daughters Brenda Porter Helms (Al Ramirez) and Carol Jane Hammons (Herb), his beloved companion Harriet Kweton, his cherished grandchildren Jennifer DeBruin (Pete), Christopher Helms (Meghan Meredith), Kristen Book (Michael) and Scott Helms, his great grandchildren Ricky, Emma, Kendall and Claire. Ray was born on a farm near Kettering, England, the youngest of nine children.  During WWII he joined the British Royal Air Force and flew on missions over Europe.  He was especially proud of the missions dropping food and aid to the people of Holland and…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Viktor Deli, age 82, of Villa Park

    Viktor Deli, age 82, of Villa Park, died November 24, 2019 at his home. Victor was the beloved husband of Antoneta; loving father of Alma (Ilia) Teneqexhi of Villa Park and Olga (Andon) Bica of Villa Park; grandfather of 5: Iva, Pamela, Pola, Viktor and John; dear brother of Sofokli (Qeti) of Illinois and Minella (Aneta) of Illinois; uncle of many, including his nephew Gjergji (Lindita) of Lombard and his niece, Lida (Stavrag) Kafexhi of Villa Park. Viktor had been a Villa Park resident for 21 years. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, November 27, with a Funeral Service at 11 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St.,…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Ralph F. Borgatell, age 92, of Lombard

    Ralph F. Borgatell, age 92, of Lombard, died November 23, 2019 at Lexington Health Care Center in Lombard. Ralph was the beloved husband of the late Arlene M. nee Habermann; loving father of Mary Lou (Roger) Saindon, Anne (the Late Paul) Matthies, Jean (Jeff) Peretz, Anita (Louis) Huggins and Ellen (James) Hawbecker; cherished grandfather of 7, Eric (Kasey), Colette, Christopher, Nathan (Becky), Amanda, Benjamin (Allison), Brandon, and the late Brent; great-grandfather of 3. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, November 27, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, with a Visitation from 8:30 AM until time of Prayers at 9:30 AM, continuing to Sacred Heart Church, 114 S.…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Pauline “Pat” Blakeslee née Patrick, age 99, of Lombard

    Pauline “Pat” Blakeslee née Patrick, age 99, of Lombard, formerly of Iowa, passed away November 22, 2019. Pat was the beloved wife of the late Raymond S.; dear mother of Stuart (Barbara) Blakeslee, of Marengo, IL; loving grandmother of Ted (Lisa) Blakeslee, of Barrington, IL; great-grandmother of Alison and Madison; loving sister of Dorothy A. Ryan, of Lombard, IL; and many other nieces, nephews, and relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband and ten brothers and sisters. Pat was born in Iowa, grew up in Des Moines, and lived there for 80 years. She retired from a career of working as the Executive Secretary for the State of…

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    Lois Holzschuh

    Lois “Nanie” Holzschuh, nee Scobie, age 84. Beloved wife of the late Charles; loving mother of Daniel Seaver, David (Bet…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Graciela Medina, age 72

    Graciela Medina was called home on November 14, 2019. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. Graciela was born to Ezequiel and Socorro in Mexico, in 1947 and was the oldest of 11 brothers and sisters. Graciela (Chela), is survived by her beloved husband Antonio. Loving mother of Eduardo (Diana), Gerardo (Marisela) and Daniel (Jennifer). Dearest grandmother; cherished sister, aunt and friend of many. Graciela will always be admired for her life’s hard work and coming to the U.S. with Antonio with only a suitcase and a dream and leaving behind a legacy. She was known…

  • Lombard

    Gary Surges

    Gary Surges, age 67, of Lombard. Beloved husband of Pamela, nee Montgomery; dear son of the late Clarence and the late S…

  • Lombard

    Tex Hays

    Tex Hays, age 87 of West Chicago. Beloved Husband of Delores Hays, nee King; loving father of Belinda (Todd) Domark; dev…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Elly I. Neufeld nee Egert, age 94, of Lombard

    Elly I. Neufeld nee Egert, age 94, of Lombard, passed away November 16, 2019. Visitation will be held Friday from 3 – 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, with Mrs. Neufeld lying–in-state from 9:30 AM until time of funeral service at 10 AM at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln St., Lombard. Interment will be private. Elly is survived by her beloved sons, Carl Robert Neufeld of Dallas, TX and Hans Christian Neufeld of Lombard; her cherished grandchildren, Katrina and Nathan; her loving siblings, Arnold Egert of Hambuhren, Germany, and Herta Egert of Hannover, Germany; many nieces…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Pauline Salinas, age 96, passed away November 13, 2019.

    Pauline Salinas, age 96, passed away November 13, 2019. A Memorial Gathering will be scheduled in early December. Pauline is survived by her beloved children, Sylvia McGrath and Louis H. Jr (Jane); her loving grandchildren, Richard,  Elena (Chad) Bowden, John McGrath and James (Nicole) McGrath; and her dear great-grandchildren, Annalise, Kayla and Molly; aunt and great-aunt of many. Pauline is preceded in death by her husband, Louis H. Sr and her son-in-law, John McGrath. Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard, IL. For more information 888-629-0094.

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Harold (Harry) Gnadt, age 83, of Lombard

    Harold (Harry) Gnadt, age 83, of Lombard passed on Wednesday, November 6. Harry is survived by his wife, Margaret (Marge), daughters Donna, Diane, and a granddaughter, Allie Thomas. He was born in Chicago July 2, 1936 to the late Harold and Eleanor Gnadt.  He was pre-deceased by his younger brother, Ron. Harry was known for his unique personality, talent for photography and love of family. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, November 24 at 2 PM at Allegra Banquets, 237 St. Charles Rd., Villa Park.  Interment private. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Alice E. Andersen nee Gwinnup, age 95, of Wooddale

    Alice E. Andersen nee Gwinnup, age 95, of Wooddale, died November 7, at Abbington Rehab Center in Roselle. Alice was the beloved wife of the late Earl H. Andersen, Sr.; loving mother of 3: Earlene A. (Timothy J. Sr.) Reilly, Earl H. (Christine) Andersen II, and Alice E. (John) Walton; adored grandmother of Theresa L. (Thornton) Koppel, Timothy J. Reilly II, Joel Andersen and Nina Andersen; great-grandmother of William (Angela) Brubacher, Mathew Koppel, Steve Koppel, Jonathan (Eden) Koppel and Rebekah Koppel; great-great grandmother of Josiah Koppel and Liam Koppel.  Alice is also survived by a sister and a brother. Alice was preceded in death by her husband; a grandson, Aaron…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Roger B. Moore, age 88 of Lombard

    Roger B. Moore, age 88 of Lombard, died November 8 2019 at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital in the presence of loved ones. Roger was the beloved husband of the late Philadel; father of Darlinn (Richard) Sladky and Lorrie (David) Eshoo; grandfather of René (Daniel Evans) Otto and Tifani (Jeff) Anton; great-grandfather of Jackson Evans and Ella Evans; brother of Heidi (Dan) Rebecca and Rosemarie Lawless; and many nieces and nephews. Roger was preceded in death by his wife, a sister, Diane Koesha, and a brother, Jerry Moore. Funeral Services will be held Monday, November 11, with a Visitation from 12:30 to 1:30 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S.…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Judith A. Nielsen nee Leanes, age 72, suddenly of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Lombard

    Judith A. Nielsen nee Leanes, age 72, suddenly of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Lombard, died November 7, surrounded by her family, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Judith was the loving mother of Patricia (Stanley) Szudrowicz of Lombard; fond Grandmother of Amanda Guetzow of Glen Ellyn, Allison (Mark Garbacz) Szudrowicz of Villa Park, and Stasiu Szudrowicz of Lombard; great-grandmother of Lily and Mia of Glen Ellyn and various “adopted” great-grandchildren; dear sister of Paul (Marianne) Leanes of Arlington Heights; fond aunt of Scott (Jillian) Leanes of Fox Lake and Julie (Lee) Van Sickle of Chicago; and dear friend of many. Judith had been a resident of Glen Ellyn for the past 4…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Frank Mangels, age 91, of Lombard

    Celebrating the life of Frank Mangels, 91, who died on November 3, 2019. He was loved by his family, daughters: Wanda Drewel (Lewis Fischbein); Wendy Zimmerman (Bruce); Wynn Navarro (Michael); and his grandchildren: Katie Zimmerman (Michael Kernan); Beth Zimmerman (Mo Amer); Julia Navarro (Jordan Milam); Amanda Drewel (Jacob Batey); and Franklin Navarro; and his many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Avis (nee Miller), his parents: Frank and Martha (nee Koehler), his sisters: Lucille Boese and Lillian Lubbert, and his granddaughter, Paige Drewel. His many friends at Community Presbyterian Church of Lombard, were a special part of his life. The church provided…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    RUTH LOMBARD, nee Scott, age 88, of Lombard

    Ruth Lombard nee Walker was born on March 4th, 1931  and she was called to her heavenly home on November 4th, 2019 in Lombard, IL.  She was the daughter of late Marshall and Christell Walker.  She was born in Homer, Louisiana.  She shared her life with the late Eldor Lombard for 25 years.  She was the caring mother to JoAnn Lombard and the loving grandmother to Terrence (Lauren) Lombard.  She was the great grandmother to Joshua, Tristan, and Kennedy.  She was the amazing sister to the late Marshall, James, Bobbye, Mary, Charles.  She was the beloved Aunt and Great Aunt to many nieces and nephews.  She was the bestie to…