• Lombard,  Villa Park

    Gary Grieger, age 63, of Lombard

    Gary Grieger, age 63, of Lombard, passed away April 4, 2020. Services will be private. Gary is survived by his beloved wife, Karen nee Carter; his loving children, John (Shannon) Grieger of Chicago and Laura (Fiance Matt Burch) Greiger of Chicago; dear brother of Cherie (Read) Boeckel of Glen Ellyn and Gayle (Ken Peters) Kennedy of St. Charles; many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Gary grew up in Elmhurst and graduated from York High School in 1974. He went on to graduate from Western Illinois in Macomb. Gary retired as a Warehouse Manager from Jewel-Osco. He was very active with the Wellness House in Hinsdale . Gary was a volunteer…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Rita Konvalinka, age 71, of Lombard

    Rita Konvalinka, age 71, of Lombard, passed away April 3, 2020. Services will be private. Rita is survived by her loving siblings, Helen (Greg) Bielarczyk of Lombard and Frank (Chris) Konvalinka of Wi; her cherished nieces and nephews, Valerie (Seth) Goldstein of Naperville, Justin  Buening of Wisconsin, Frank Konvalinka of Washington State, Kimberly (Ryan) Cole of Mo, Michael Konvalinka of Wash. St; her dear great-nieces and nephews, Ashlynn, Ben, Lou, and Evan. She was a cousin and friend to many. Rita is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Evelyn nee Kalal. Rita grew up in Riverside, IL. She was a graduate of Riverside-Brookfield High School. Rita worked for…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    John K. Schroder, age 80, of Lombard

    John K. Schroder, age 80, of Lombard, died April 2, 2020. Private Memorial Services will be held later.  In lieu of flowers, donations to:  Wellsprings Friends School, 3590 W. 18th Avenue; www.wellspringfriends.org. For more information please call 888-629-0094.  

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Patricia H. Matzek nee Hill, age 93, of Lombard

    Patricia H. Matzek nee Hill, age 93, of Lombard, passed away March 29, 2020. Private family services will be held at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. A private interment will follow at Mt. Emblem Cemetery. A public Memorial Service will be held at a later date at First United Methodist Church in Lombard. Mrs. Matzek is survived by her loving children, Paula Matzek of Mt. Prospect, Elizabeth (James) Boaz of Colorado, and Peter (Salete) of Hayward, CA; her dear sister-in-law, Martha Kirchman of LaGrange; her brother-in-law Peter Johnson of Moraga, California; fond aunt of 13. Mrs. Matzek is preceded in death by her husband of 67 years,…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Dennis M. McOmber, age 85, of Lombard

    Dennis M. McOmber, age 85, of Lombard, died April 2 at Oak Brook Care Center. Private Family Services are pending at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Interment Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Dennis was the beloved husband of Judith nee Dellaria; loving father of Suzanne (Phillip) Lobdell of Lombard and Marianne (John R.) Connell of Woodridge; fond grandfather of Kevin Lobdell of Lombard, Mark Lobdell of Lombard, John Drew Connell of Woodridge, Sean J. Connell of Woodridge. Dennis was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War Era in Europe. Dennis had been…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Charles W. Plautz, age 100, Vet WWII, of Carol Stream, formerly of Lombard

    Charles W. Plautz, age 100, Vet WWII, of Carol Stream, formerly of Lombard, passed away March 31, 2020. A private Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, April 7th at 10:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. Interment will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. Mr. Plautz is survived by his beloved  children, Robert (Deborah) of Colorado, Judith (Kenneth) O’ Brien of Huntley, and Susan (William) Jennrich of Frankfort; cherished grandchildren of Jameson of Rhode Island, Brian (Julie) of CO, Kenne(Andrea) O’Brien of Morengo, Katie (Scott) Benson of WI, Gregory Jennrich of Maryland, Alec Jennrich of Villa Park, Brett Jennrich of Frankfort; his loving great-grandchildren,…

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    Bill Nelson

    Bill Nelson, a witness of Jesus Christ, age 82, of Oakbrook Terrace. Beloved husband of Marcia; loving father of Mark (K…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Carmen H. Kaesmeyer nee Bode, age 86, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Lombard, Chicago, and Courtland, Minnesota

    Carmen H. Kaesmeyer nee Bode, age 86, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Lombard, Chicago, and Courtland, Minnesota, died March 27, 2020. Memorial Services are planned for a later date at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Courtland, MN.  Burial following at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Courtland, Minnesota.  Memorial Visitation pending at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard, after the current crisis. Mrs. Kaesmeyer was the loving mother of Constance of Lombard, Katherine (David) Moxon of Lodi, WI, Angela (Philip) Hyssong of Lombard and Rebecca (Dr. Louis, M.D.), Kazal of Hanover, New Hampshire; Fond grandmother of 7;  Great-grandmother of 2; Sister of 9; relative and friend to many. She is preceded in death…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Janette M. Roath, nee Eckman, age 91, of Lombard

    Janette Marilyn Roath nee Eckman, born November 11, 1928, went home to be with her Savior on March 25, 2020.  Janette was born at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, the first child of Arvid and Sylvia Eckman. Janette attended a Lutheran School in Maywood through 3rd grade. Her family then moved to Lombard, where she attended Lincoln School, graduating in 1942, and Glenbard High School, graduating in 1946.  Janette studied at Wheaton College for two years. She then trained as a comptometrist and worked in the accounting department of the U.S. Rubber Company. Janette married her high school sweetheart, LeRoy, on June 4, 1949. She was grateful that she was…

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    John Garvey

    John J. Garvey, age 60, of Lombard. Fond brother of James (Ramona) Garvey, Thomas (Kristie) Garvey, Michael (Janice) Gar…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Catherine (Cathy) L. Geis, age 59, of Lombard

    Catherine (Cathy) L. Geis, age 59, of Lombard, passed away on March 18, 2020 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Cathy is survived by her loving son, Joshua Geis; sisters Paula (Rich) Greger, Patricia (Ronald) Cochran, Elizabeth (Joseph) Neu, Linda (Paul) Hafenbreidel; aunt JoAnn Costello; special cousin Laura Geis; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Virginia Geis. Cathy was a life-long resident of Lombard.  She graduated from Glenbard East High School in 1978 and from Eastern Illinois University in 1982 with a degree in computer science.  Following college, she enrolled in the U.S. Army and served in Germany.  She worked in…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Mary Alice D’Arcy nee DeSutter, age 77, of Lombard

    Mary Alice D’Arcy nee DeSutter, age 77, of Lombard, passed away March 21, 2020, past CEO of DuPage Easter Seals. A Memorial Visitation and Memorial Mass is pending end of shelter-in-place order. Interment will then take place at Assumption Cemetery. Mary Alice is survived by her beloved husband, William. In lieu of flowers, memorials to DuPage Easter Seals, 830 S. Addison Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181, or Wheaton Franciscan Sisters, 26W171 Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, are appreciated. For more information, please call 888-629-0094.

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Marie K. Seiwert, nee Kiener, age 99

    Marie K. Seiwert, nee Kiener, age 99, a longtime resident of Villa Park, was currently at Villa Scallabrini, retired from Village of Villa Park. Private prayers held at Brust Villa Park Funeral Home to Assumption Cemetery for burial.  Mass of Resurrection pending when public Masses are allowed at St. Alexander’s Catholic Church, 300 S. Cornell Avenue, Villa Park. Marie was the loving mother of:  John (Sue) of Minneapolis, MN;  Dr. Andrew (Anna) of Perrysburg, OH; Paul (Theresa) of Aubrey, TX; Phillip (Sue) of Bloomingdale, IL; and Barbara (Gerry) Arcaro of Elmhurst; fond grandmother of:  Allison, Carla, Lauren, Elise, Renate, Karl, Monica, Paula, John, Danielle, and Peter; cherished great-grandmother of: Charlie,…

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    Ruth Hopp

    Ruth Hopp, age 80 of Forest Park. Loving wife of Norman Hopp; cherished mother of Rick (Patty) Hopp and Bill Hopp, dear …

  • Lombard

    Thomas Boer

    Thomas Boer, age 50 of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; son of Peter and Nancy Boer, nee Rozendal; fond brother of Steven, David (G…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Clare L. Deardorff, nee Greenwood, age 83, of Lombard

    CLARE L. DEARDORFF, nee Greenwood, age 83, of Lombard died March 17 at home. Mrs. Deardorff is survived by her son, Stephen of Elk Grove Village, and her daughter, Therese M. (John “Jay”) Sayles of Downers Grove; and her granddog, “Wolfy”. Mrs.  Deardorff is preceded in death by her brother, John (Barbara) and her sister, Sister Mary Janice Greenwood. Memorial Mass is pending at Christ the King Catholic Church in Lombard, after current hiatus. Mrs. Deardorff was a resident of Lombard since 1963.  She was a graduate of the College of St. Francis. Mrs. Deardorff had retired after 25 years as an Administrative Assistant for Tel Assist. An avid Bingo…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Dorothy A. Ryan nee Patrick, age 94, of Lombard

    Dorothy A. Ryan nee Patrick, age 94, of Lombard, passed away March 15, 2020. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 18th from 9 AM until time of service at 11 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside. Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late Bernard “Tom” Ryan. She was preceded in death by her 11 brothers and sisters. Dorothy is survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Dorothy was born in Iowa and graduated from Roosevelt High School in DesMoines. She became a resident of Lombard in 1951. Dorothy retired from American Reinsurance…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    JoAnn Scheiwiller nee Outley, age 81, of Lombard

    JoAnn L. Scheiwiller nee Outley, age 81, of Lombard, died March 13th, at her home. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 17th from 9 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton. JoAnn was the beloved wife of Herbert; loving mother of Paul (Alicia) of Lima, OH, and Michael (Tami) of Bourbonnais; cherished grandmother of Sarah of Columbus, OH, Megan (Fiancé Marc Salas) of Cridersville, OH, Emily of Columbus, OH, Allison of High Pointe, NC, and Zachary of Bourbonnais; loving great-grandmother of Evelyn Salas of Cridersville, OH; dear sister of LaVerne Goyette…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Henry J. W. Tait, age 77, of Lombard

    Henry J. W. Tait, age 77, of Lombard, died March 11, 2020. Henry was the loving husband of Nancy nee Pennie; loving father of Kathleen (Jeff) Thomas, of Florida, and the late Brian; grandfather of Cody Thomas of Florida, Kasey Gabriel of Florida, Gregory Gabriel of Florida, Kyle Thomas of Florida, Emily Gabriel of Florida and Timothy Gabriel of Florida; dear brother-in-law of Susan (Peter) Young of Schaumburg, Carol Buttitta of Westmont, Lawrence (Arlene) Pennie of Bloomington, William (Helga) Pennie of New Jersey, Thomas (Ann) Pennie, of Pennsylvania, Donna (Dave) Olsen of New Jersey, Margo (Jay) Buerger of New Jersey, and Richard (Jean) Pennie of New Jersey; and many nieces…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Rosemarie E. Stachura, nee Huber, age 95, of Lombard,

    Rosemarie E. Stachura, nee Huber, age 95, of Lombard, died March 3, at Brookdale of Glen Ellyn. Mrs. Stachura is survived by six (6) children, David (Christine), Jack (Chrystal), Kathleen, James (Roxana), Marikay (Paul) Dahlin, and Sheryl (Dan) Pollack; and five (5) grandchildren, Suzanne, Steven, Marissa, Jaime (Erik), and Jason (Indra). Mrs. Stachura is preceded in death by her husband, John. Visitation Friday 8:30 am until time of prayers 9:30am at Brust Funeral Home 135 S. Main St. Lombard to St. Pius X Catholic Church for a 10 am Mass of Christian Burial. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery River Grove IL. In Lieu of flowers, donations to St. Pius X Catholic…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    Wesley H. Helsten, age 76, of Villa Park

    Wesley H. Helsten, age 76, of Villa Park, died March 1, 2020. Wesley was the loving husband of Barbara nee Korba; loving father of Ann (Eric) Ford of Bartlett and Wesley T. (Annie) of Mesa, AZ; loving grandfather of Kerstin of Buffalo, NY, Kaitlyn of MI, Hunter of Mesa, AZ, and Landen of Mesa, AZ; and loving brother of Ernest W. of Munster, IN. A Visitation will be held Thursday, March 5, from 3-9 PM at Brust Villa Park Funeral Home, 305 S. Princeton Ave., Villa Park.  Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 6, at 10 AM, also at Brust Villa Park Funeral Home.  Interment Private at Abraham Lincoln…

  • Lombard,  Villa Park

    LeRoy J. Roath, Jr., age 93, of Lombard

    LeRoy J. Roath, Jr., born December 2, 1926, went home to be with his Savior on February 29, 2020.  LeRoy was born in Lombard, IL, in his family home on Eugenia Street, which was named after his grandmother. LeRoy attended Lincoln School, where he was a 1940 graduate, and Glenbard High School, graduating in 1944.  He studied at Moody Bible Institute and served in the U.S. Army Air Corp in WWII. LeRoy used his mechanical talents and spirit of honesty and customer service as owner of Roy’s Auto Repair in Lombard, from 1957-1988. LeRoy’s helpfulness and leadership have been appreciated by Lombard Bible Church, the Lombard Sr. Men’s Club and…