Jerzy Bogucki, age 54, of Villa Park, died Dec. 14, 2018.
Arrangements are pending at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.
Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information.

Betty Helen Joens, nee Buchman, 84, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
Betty was born on December 28, 1933, in Elmhurst, the daughter of Henry and Frieda Buchman. She met Alan Joens of Blue Island while attending Elmhurst College and they were married on August 29, 1953.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband Alan, who passed away on March 13, 2001, and by both her parents. She was also preceded in death by her older brother Edward, who passed away this past September.
She is survived by her six children: Jeffrey (Ada) Joens of Miami, Florida; Thomas (Beth) Joens of Lombard; Kathryn (Thomas) Reich of Forest Park; Robert (Laura) Joens of Roselle; David (Mona Martin) Joens of Springfield; and Karen (Carl) Johnson of Eagle Mountain, Utah. She is also survived by nine grandchildren: Barbara Joens, Ellis Joens, Elizabeth (Gabe) Conville, Sarah (Jeff) Wronkiewicz, Matthew Reich, Dakota Joens, Alex Joens, Benjamin Joens and Rachel Johnson. Her sister-in-law, Marilyn Buchman, also survives her, as do her nephews William, Edward, Michael, and Daniel Buchman; her niece Linda Bialla; her Godson Phillip Solomonson; and many, many friends.
A resident of Lombard for 46 years, Betty worked for more than 20 years in customer service at JCPenney at Yorktown Shopping Center. She was an active member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lombard and of the Elmhurst Elks Club. For the past seven years she had been living at Lexington Square in Lombard and her family would like to express its deep gratitude to the wonderful staff who work there and the many great residents who live there.
Betty was loved by all who knew her and made friends wherever she went. She travelled to Europe several times, the first time being as a child to be baptized in the Buchman family church in Wald, Switzerland. She was most proud of her children and grandchildren and was blessed with their constant visits, phone calls, love and support.
A visitation and services were held at Chapel Hill Gardens West Funeral Home, Oakbrook Terrace. Interment took place at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Betty’s name may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-DuPage County Chapter ( or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (

Yvonne Peterson, age 83, of Lombard died Dec. 15, 2018.
Arrangements are pending at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.
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Donna Lynn Pistello, age 69, of Villa Park, passed away on Dec. 11, 2018.
Memorial visitation is Friday, Dec. 21, 3-8 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park.
Memorial Mass is 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at St. John the Apostle Church, 330 N. Westmore, Villa Park. Interment is private.
For info: 630-832-4161.

Arthur W. Stemm Jr., age 77, of Lombard, died Dec. 10 at DuPage Care Center.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 15, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment followed at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
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Dirk “Dick” Zaagman, age 86, of Elmhurst promoted to glory on December 14th.
Beloved husband of Florence, nee Teune; loving father of Lynda Gay (Steven) Nagle, Shawn Derek (Tiffany) Zaagman, and the late Garrett Joel Zaagman; devoted grandfather of five; great-grandfather of one; fond brother of Anton (Margaret) Zaagman and the late Clarence (the late Pearl) Zaagman; uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Faith Christian Reformed Church, 1070 S. Prospect Road, Elmhurst. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery. Funeral info: or 630-932-1500.


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