Month: October 2018

Elaine M. Caselli

Elaine M. Caselli, age 75, of Lombard, member of Prayer Shawl Ministry at Christ the King Catholic Parish; beloved wife of Rudy for over 56 years; loving mother of Eugene and John Caselli and Angel (Michael) Leciejewski; proud grandmother of

Catherine M. “Katie” Weppner

Catherine M. “Katie” Weppner, RN-BSN, age 44, of Elmhurst, a wonderful woman and dedicated nurse that will be greatly missed; cherished daughter of Jim and Cathy, nee Wagner; beloved sister of Bob (Karen) Weppner, Brian (Kim) Weppner, and Kevin (Rosie)

Thomas C. Russell

Thomas C. Russell, age 84, of Elmhurst, formerly of Joliet, Veteran of USAF, Graduate of Joliet Catholic High School, Class of 1952 and University of Notre Dame Class of 1956, member Knights of Columbus, Fr. McDonald Council and lifelong White

Frank J. Pochop

Frank J. Pochop, age 62, passed away suddenly, longtime employee of School District 89, beloved husband of Joell J., nee Passarella; proud dad of Jacqueline and Nicolette; loving brother of Susan and Rich Pochop; dear son of the late Frank

Jacquelyn L. “Jackie” Haddad

Jacquelyn L. “Jackie” Haddad, nee Rashid, age 76, resident of Elmhurst, Past President Elmhurst Women’s Club, Founder and Past President of ECAF, member Elmhurst Senior Commission, recipient of Junior Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award, Past President York Township Republican

William P. Grossklas

William P. Grossklas, Sr., age 76. Devoted husband of Esther; dear father of Katherine (Nick), Laura (Ken), Joan (Rob), Maria, Esther (Nick), Sharon, William (Danielle), Dennis (Tauni), and Jonathan (Charlotte); loving grandfather of 23; fond brother of Mary Anne Boehm;

Brian Michael Dvorsky

Brian Michael Dvorsky, age 22, passed away suddenly, Graduate of DePaul University and West Aurora High School; beloved son of Michael and Julie, nee Bodmer; devoted brother of Meagan; loving nephew of Christine Bodmer, Laura Mack, Linda (Phil) Hendricks, Andrea

Henrietta R. Blasz

Henrietta R. Blasz, age 106, longtime resident of Franklin Park, beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of the late Eugene; preceded in death by 4 girls and 7 brothers. Services and Interment Private. Arrangements handled by Gibbons Funeral

Donald C. Johnson

Donald C. Johnson, age 93, Army Veteran of WWII, lifetime resident of Elmhurst; member Teamsters Local #673, former redi mix truck driver with Elmhurst Chicago Stone, broker and owner Irwin Hoeopner Trucking, former employee with York Township Highway Department for

Leroy “Roy” W. Bragg

Leroy “Roy” W. Bragg, age 88, of Elmhurst, Navy Veteran of the Korean War; retired employee of Sears Roebuck and Co. with 29 years of service; beloved husband of Billie L., nee Boorman; loving father of Lisa (Kevin) Wiese and

Pamela E. Laudati

Pamela E. Laudati, nee Petry, age 75, of Elmhurst; beloved wife of Dante for over 37 years; loving mother of Christopher Peterson; dear sister of the late Donald (the late Patricia) Petry; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation

Beatrice T. Zabloudil

Beatrice T. Zabloudil, nee Hennek, age 91, of Elmhurst, member Visitation Catholic Church Choir; beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Susan (Stephen) Bradley, Mary Clare (Quentin) Sullivan and David Zabloudil; proud grandmother of Ryan (Apryl) Bradley, Jack, Kyle, Matthew

John Kotowski

John Kotowski, age 91, of Oak Brook, IL, Army Veteran, member of the Bellwood Moose Lodge, #777 and IBEW Local 134 for over 50 years; beloved husband of Mary H. Zurek; loving father of Jane M. (Jose) Luis, Linda A.