Miscellaneous DuPage County, IL Obituaries 1999

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IRENE CARLSON
Irene V. Carlson (nee Prince), 75, of Glendale Heights, died Monday, April 5, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 8, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St. in Lombard, with Rev. Jack Kane officiating. Interment was at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Stickney.
Mrs. Carlson was sister of Ruth, Katherine, and Richard; aunt of Sandra Klein, Sharon Collings Burck and Sheila Collings; and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews. 
Mrs. Carlson was a resident of Glendale Heights since 1985. She had been an executive secretary for Tierbach Associates, a division of Kidde, for over 20 years.

EDITH KALIEBE
Edith H. Kaliebe (nee Wegeman), 100, of Villa Park, died Friday, April 9, at Burgess Square in Westmont. 
Funeral services were held Monday, April 12, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park, with Rev. Thomas Sanders officiating. Interment is at Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst. 
Mrs. Kaliebe was mother of Ted (Lois), Marilyn (the late Peter) Kristovich, Marlene (Robert) Weaver, and Robert (Cheryl); grandmother of 15; and great-grandmother of 16. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore; daughter, Carol; sisters Malita Vosse and Lorraine Blust; and brothers, Walter, Arnold, and Erwin Wegeman.
Mrs. Kaliebe was a homemaker.
Memorials would be appreciated to your favorite charity. 

ALFRED LUCAS
Alfred Lucas, 76, of Lexington, KY, formerly of Lombard, died Tuesday, April 6, in Lexington.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 15, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West.
Mr. Lucas was brother of Joe (Cora) and uncle of several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Troy.
Mr. Lucas was a WWII veteran who served in the U.S. Army. He had retired from the factory where he had worked as a laborer. 

MARIA PALILEO
Maria Palileo, M.D. (nee Cruz), 51, of Oak Brook, died Sunday, April 4, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 7, with prayers at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Main St. in Lombard, to Mass at Ascension of Our Lord Church with Rev. Dominick Cassidy officiating. Interment was private.
Dr. Palileo was wife of Edwin; mother of Carl, Maia, and Albert; daughter of Ines; sister of Daniel, Wilfredo (Linda), and Amadeo (Rosa Maria). She was preceded in death by her father, Amadeo.
Dr. Palileo was born on May 27, 1947 in the Philippines and was a physician. 
Memorials would be appreciated to Maryville Academy, 1150 N. River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016.

MITCHELL SKOLORZYNSKI
Mitchell Skolorzynski, 88, of Bolingbrook, formerly of Franklin Park, died Friday, April 9, at Meadowbrook Manor in Bolingbrook.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 11, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park. Interment was private.
Mr. Skolorzynski was father of Marianne (Gaylord) Murdaugh, Ronald (Carol), and Valerie (Joseph) Blaszczynski, grandfather of 11; great-grandfather of five; brother of Stanley (Kathryn) and Chester; and uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Antoinette. 
Mr. Skolorzynski was a retired metal spinner for a manufacturing company.
Memorials would be appreciated to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Chicagoland, 4709 Golf Road, Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076.

MARY LOU SMITH
Mary Lou Smith (nee Corliss), 71, formerly of Lombard, died Saturday, April 10, at Chateau Village Nursing Home in Willowbrook.
Memorial visitation will be held Friday, April 16, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St. in Lombard. Interment will be private.
Mrs. Smith was mother of Terry (Nancy); grandmother of Ryan and Amy; and dear friend of Patrick Draine. She was preceded in death by her son, Greg.
Mrs. Smith was a resident of Lombard for 28 years. She was a beauty operator for 33 years and was former owner of Villa Original Coiffures in Villa Park. She had retired in 1993; and enjoyed collecting Hummels and knitting.
Memorials would be appreciated to the Cradle Society, 2049 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201-2794.

RUTH WAGNER
Ruth H. Wagner (nee Eller), 87, of Westmont, formerly of Berwyn, died Thursday, April 8, at Burgess Square Healthcare Center in Westmont.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 12, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St. in Lombard, with Rev. David Price officiating. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens West in Oakbrook Terrace.
Mrs. Wagner was mother of Harold (Donna), Lora (Robert) Hemphill, and James; grandmother of six, great-grandmother of four, and sister of Verner (Thelma) Eller. She was preceded in death by her husband James, and five brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Wagner was a homemaker and had resided in Berwyn for 50 years. She moved to Westmont six years ago. She was a former member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Chicago, the Women's Society of World Service, and the Crusader Sunday School Class.
Memorials would be appreciated to Faith United Methodist Church, 815 S. Finley Road in Lombard, or Calvary United Methodist Church, 136 E. Highland Ave. in Villa Park.

MARK WILSON
Mark L. Wilson, 42, of Marion, formerly of Lombard, died Sunday, April 4, at home.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 7, at the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort, Ill., with Pastor E. James Rivett officiating. Interment was at Morse Cemetery in Farmersville, Ky. 
Mr. Wilson was father of Mark, Michael and Matthew; former husband of Debbie Elimon; son of Mari Wilson and Jim Sanders; brother of Troy, Todd, and Daryl VanAnrooy. 
Mr. Wilson was born September 29, 1957, in Lombard where he was a resident for 20 years. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1975-1978, he moved to Marion where he worked as a correctional officer at the Marion Federal Prison.

GEORGE BERG
George F. Berg, 86, of Darien, died Friday, Aug. 31, at Fairview Baptist Home, Downers Grove.
Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 3, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park. Interment was private.
Mr. Berg was the husband of Madeline; father of Gail (the late Phillip) Heinking, and Terry (Chloe); grandfather of two; great- grandfather of two; and uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Doree Edstrand.
Mr. Berg retired after 35 years with Sears Roebuck. He was a member of W.P.C.-N.I.R. Car Club and a member of the Chrysler 300 Clubs.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

WILLIAM BUCHANAN SR.
William James Buchanan Sr., 63, of Chicago, died Friday, Sept. 3, at MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 9, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment was private.
Mr. Buchanan is survived by his loving children.
Mr. Buchanan was a truck driver and machine equipment operator. He took pride in his work and especially helping on such Chicago projects as the foundation of the Sears Tower and the Lake Front Extension Project.
 
ANN CASTALDO
Ann Castaldo, nee Varchetto, 86, of Elmhurst, died Friday, Sept. 3, at Lexington Square, Elmhurst.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 7, with prayers from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, to Mass at Christ the King Church, Lombard, with Rev. James Dvorscak officiating. Interment was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside. 
Mrs. Castaldo was the wife of James Sr.; mother of James Jr. (Irene), of Lombard, and Janice Castaldo; grandmother of four; and great-grandmother of one. 
Mrs. Castaldo resided in Elmhurst for the last six years, and was formerly a 25-year resident of Lombard. She had lived in Elmwood Park and was a homemaker.
Masses are preferred, or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
 
LAVERGNE CHRISTOFFEL
LaVergne H. Christoffel, nee Maxwell, 75, of Villa Park, died Friday, Sept. 3, at Oak Brook Healthcare Centre, Oak Brook.
A funeral Mass was held Tuesday, Sept. 7, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Lombard. Interment was at St. Henry Cemetery, Chicago.
Mrs. Christoffel was the wife of Roy; mother of Lawrence (Rosanne) and Anthony; and grandmother of two.
Mrs. Christoffel was a retired office worker for a manufacturing company.
Memorials would be appreciated to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.

MARY COZZI 
Mary K. Cozzi, nee Rossi, 60, of Lombard, died Sat. Sept. 11, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove.
Funeral services will be held today, Sept. 15, at the Ascension of Our Lord Church, Oakbrook Terrace. Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Mrs. Cozzi was the wife of Frank R.; mother of Mary Ann (Scott) Wilcer, Diane (Jeff) Pignone, Carolyn (Dinesh) Chinthagada, and Janet (Chris) Ahern; grandmother of three; sister of Joan Ward, Joseph (Roberta) Rossi, and James (Rea) Rossi; daughter of Ana; and daughter-in-law of Angela Cozzi. She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph.
In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Cardinal Bernardine Cancer Center, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, IL 60153.

JAMES HALL
James E. Hall, 73, of Lombard, died Monday, Sept. 6, as the result of an automobile accident.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Sept. 11, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, with Rev. Graham Hart, Community Presbyterian Church, Lombard, officiating. Interment was private in Onalaska, Wisc.
Mr. Hall was the husband of Mary J; father of James David, and Robert Todd, and Mary Kathleen Flores: father-in-law of Lori, and John Flores; and grandfather of six.
Mr. Hall was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served in the Pacific during World War II. He retired in 1983 after teaching English and vocal music for 30 years at Emerson, Hiawatha, and Irving middle schools in Berwyn. He gave over 25 years of volunteer service to the American Hockey Impaired Hearing Association and was honored for doing so last year.
Memorials to the American Heart Association or the Salvation Army would be appreciated.

ROY HARDING
Roy A. Harding, 73, of Lombard, formerly of Addison and Glen Ellyn, died Thursday, Sept. 9, at home.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 12, at Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd., Glen Ellyn, by the Glen Ellyn Masonic Lodge. Interment was private.
Mr. Harding was the husband of Evelyn; father of Gary and Cheryl (Gary) Meger; grandfather of one; and brother of Gene, Melvin, and Rosemary Zimmerman. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jean, and brother Herman.
Mr. Harding retired in 1990 after over 20 years with Plastofilm of Wheaton, where he was an engineer and supervisor. He was a member of the Glen Ellyn Masonic Lodge #950 for over 20 years and was a past Master of the Lodge. 
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago Unit, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707-3392.

ANNA HINES
Anna M. Hines, nee Winters, 82, of Villa Park, died Thursday, Sept. 9, at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield. 
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 11, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, with Rev. Charles Emery officiating. Interment was at Fairview Memorial, Northlake.
Mrs. Hines was the mother of Robert (Linda), and Lois (Louis) Plecas; grandmother of three; and great-grandmother of two. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry. 
Mrs. Hines was a homemaker.

JOHN HOLTE-ANDRADE
John Jay Holte-Andrade, 24, of Lombard, died at home. 
Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 13, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Lombard, with Rev. Patrick Boomhower officiating. Interment was at Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst. 
Mr. Holte-Andrade was the son of Patricia, of Lombard, and Manuel, of Villa Park; brother of Dawn Hicks, of Villa Park, Cheryl (Raymond) Swan, Pamela Bruce, and Manuel (Traci), of Lombard; uncle of nine nieces and nephews; and godchild of Miguel Villafurte and Patricia Kozlowski.
Mr. Holte-Andrade was a life-long resident of Lombard, and attended St. John's Evangelical Lutheran School, Blackwell School, Lombard Jr. High, and graduated from Glenbard East High School in 1993, where he played football. He worked for Porter Pipe for the last three years. 
Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.

GENTA IRVINE
Genta Irvine, nee Chapman, 83, formerly of Lombard, died Saturday, Aug. 28, in Milwaukee, Wis.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Moreland Presbyterian Church, Milwaukee. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery, Culpeper, Va.
Mrs. Irvine was the wife of William; mother of Pamela Jean Campbell, and Clyde William; grandmother of four; and great-grandmother of one.
Mrs. Irvine lived in Lombard for 49 years, and taught at Addison Elementary School, and retired in 1978. She was a founding member and volunteer at the Lombard Community Presbyterian Church, and volunteered at North Oak Grove School, and Church Circle.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated. 
Arrangements were made by Alpine Cremation and burial Services, Portland, Ore.

THOMAS KRUPOWICZ
Thomas A. Krupowicz, 56, of Lombard, formerly of Glen Ellyn and Naperville, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, at home. 
Services were private.
Mr. Krupowicz was the father of Patricia (Edward) Galowitch, and Barry; grandfather of two; brother of Carol Humphries; and uncle of many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gabriella and Anthony.
Mr. Krupowicz was a veteran of the U.S. Military and worked as a real estate agent for Sprafka Coldwell Banker, River Forest.
Arrangements were made by DuPage Cremations.

GEORGE JONES
George W. Jones, 77, of Lombard, died Saturday, Sept 4., in Naperville.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, with a funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Lombard, with Rev. Arno Dennerlein officiating. Interment was at Assumption Cemetery, Winfield. 
Mr. Jones was the father of Debra (Lance) Valentour, and Kathleen (Thomas) Lang; and grandfather of two. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille A.
Mr. Jones was a resident of Lombard for 35 years. He retired after 32 years from the Chicago/Milwaukee Railroad where he was a switchman. He was an active member of Sacred Heart church.
Masses are preferred.

JOHN LINO
John C. Lino, 80, of Lombard, died Saturday, Sept. 4, at RML Specialty Hospital, Hinsdale.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 9, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Entombment was at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, IL.
Mr. Lino was the husband of Gloria C.; father of Patrick, Michael, and Terrence; grandfather of three; brother-in-law of Marie "Gerry" Christopher; and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Lino was a resident of Lombard since 1962. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, and had been employed at Illinois bell as a District Manager, and retired in 1976. 

RUTH MACEJAK
Ruth L. Macejak, nee Weber, 72, died Monday, Sept. 6, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove.
Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 10, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, with the Rev. Erla Boyle officiating. Interment was at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Stickney.
Mrs. Macejak was the mother of Wayne (Grace), Dick, Joel, Karen, and Peter (Kara); grandmother of five; great grandmother of one; sister of Elaine Post, and James (Alice) Weber; and aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert (Dorothy) Weber.
Mrs. Macejak was a homemaker.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. 

JACK MARKEL
Jack A. Markel, 64, died Friday, Sept. 3, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 7, at Brust Villa Park funeral Home, 305 S. Princeton, Villa Park. Interment was private.
Mr. Markel was the husband of Haroldeana May "Bunny"; father of Delise Byle, Kim Boyer, Mitzi, Lynn Seaman, Allison, and Allen; grandfather of sic; and brother of Alice Herring. 
Mr. Markel was a resident of Glen Ellyn for eight years and was formerly of Wheaton for 10 years. He had worked as a tool and die maker at General Motors in Ohio for 20 years, and received a degree from the chicago National College of Naprapathy and had practiced for several years. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Memorials to the American Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated.

LILLIAN PAETOW
Lillian E. Paetow, nee Zimirowski, 74, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, at Foster G. McGaw Hospital, Maywood.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 11, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., followed by a Mass at St. Priscilla Church, Chicago. Entombment was at Maryhill Cemetery, Niles.
Mrs. Paetow was the mother of Patrick (Diane), Jerry, and Sharon (Kenneth) Paetow-Blakeslee of Lombard; grandmother of two, and many other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward.
Mrs. Paetow was a life-long resident of chicago. She was a homemaker and an avid bingo player. 

ANN RYAN
Ann Ryan, nee Novakovich, 79, died Thursday, Sept. 9, at Alexian Brothers Hospice, Elk Grove Village.
Funeral Services were held Monday, Sept. 13, at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road, Lombard, with a funeral Mass at Christ the King Church, Lombard. Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park.
Mrs. Ryan was the mother of Joan (Paul) McBride, and Barbara (Terry) Pestel, of Lombard; grandmother of five; great-grandmother of one; sister of Helen Merrick, Sr. Mary Thomasine O.S.F., and Delphine (Vic) Villani She was preceded in death by her husband, William; brother-in-law, Robert Merrick; sister Bernardine (William) Muts; and brother, William (Harriet) Novakovich.
Mrs. Ryan was a clerk/secretary at Norman Engineering. 
Memorials may be made to Mt. Assissi Convent, Sisters Retirement Fund, 13900 Main St., Lemont, IL 60439.

BERNICE RUDA
Bernice Louise Ruda, 77, of Ottawa, Ill., formerly of Lombard, died Monday, Sept. 13, at Ottawa Pavilion in Ottawa.
Committal services will be held Thursday, Sept. 16, at Chapel Hill Gardens, Elmhurst. There will be no visitation. 
Mrs. Ruda was the mother of Lynn M. (John) Polen, and Robert A.; grandmother of two; great-grandmother of two; and sister of Phyllis Lange and Arthur L. Jeschke. She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas.
Arrangements were made by Gladfelter Funeral Home, 1601 E. Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350-1613

HARRY TOPOLE
Harry E. Topole, 90, died Friday, Sept. 3.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary, 435 N. York Road, Elmhurst. Interment was private.
Mr. Topole was the father of James (Donna); grandfather of three, and great-grandfather of nine.
Memorials to Northlake Lutheran Church, 112 N. Wolf Road, Northlake, Il 60164, would be appreciated.

BERNICE TRENKLER
Bernice T. Trenkler, nee Waitos, 78, of Mt. Washington, Ky., formerly of Lombard, died Thursday, Sept. 8, at Norton Suburban Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
Graveside services were held Saturday, Sept. 11, at Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, Ill.
Mrs. Trenkler was the mother of Stanley (Judith) Ciochon, Alan Cochran, Linda (Thomas) Beran, Guy Ciochon of Lombard, and Roberta (David) Sanchi, of Lombard; stepmother of Billie (Richard) Hemza, and Kenneth Trenkler; grandmother of 19, and great-grandmother of 20. She was preceded in death by her husband, William, and her step-son, Terrill.
Mrs. Trenkler was a resident of Kentucky for two years. She had worked for Elmhurst Stone Company as a secretary for over 25 years.
Memorials to Ray Graham Association, 2801 S. Finley Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515, would be appreciated.
Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.

MARIE TROSS
Marie I. Tross, nee Heavey, 79, of Lombard, formerly of Chicago, died Saturday, Sept. 4, at Lexington Health Care Center, Lombard.
Funeral Services were held Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, with Rev. Arno Dennerlein of Sacred heart church officiating. Interment was at Fairview Memorial Park, Northlake.
Mrs. Tross was the mother of Roger (Christine), Richard, of Lombard, and Michael; grandmother of six; great-grandmother of four; and sister of Francis Heavey, and Tom (Jo) Heavey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis; son, Ronald; and daughter-in-law, Cathy Tross.
Mrs. Tross lived in Lombard for six months, and was formerly a 78-year resident of Chicago. She was a homemaker, and a member of Compassionate Friends.
Masses would be appreciated.

DOLORES WINTER
Dolores E. Winter, 68, of Lombard, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Beacon Hill Health Center, Lombard.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, with Rev. William G. Crawford, of Community Fellowship Church officiating. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens west, Oakbrook Terrace. 
Ms. Winter was the sister of Evelyn Hintz, Clifford A. (Louise); and many nieces and nephews.
Ms. Winter graduated from Wheaton college in 1954, and was a member of the Alumni Association. She taught for 38 years and retired in 1991 from Westchester Elementary School District. At the time of her retirement, she was teaching second grade. Ms. Winter was a member of Community Fellowship Church.

RICHARD ZECK
Richard C. Zeck, 75, of Lombard died Tuesday, Sept. 7, at Elmhurst Hospital, Elmhurst.
Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 10, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, with Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lombard. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Mr. Zeck was the husband of Gloria; father of Richard M. (Jane), and David (Pam); grandfather of five; brother-in-law of Robert (Peggy) DiMuzio; and uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Leonard (Elizabeth), and Herbert (Lauretta); and his sisters, Cecilia (Lloyd) Umpnhour and Bernadine Zeck. 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.


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