Norman Bourdage, age 92, of West Chicago, passed away Jan. 29, 2019.
A Memorial Gathering will be held Friday, Feb. 8, from 4-8 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 1025 E. Madison St., Lombard. Interment will take place later at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
Visit or call 888-629-0094 for more information.

Julie Dehoyos, nee Ferraro, age 94, of Chicago, passed away Jan. 30, 2019.
Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 4, at Brust Funeral Home. Interment followed at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Elmhurst.
Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home. For more information, call 888-629-0094.

George H. Ferris, 92, of Villa Park, passed away on Jan. 27, 2019.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 31, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park. Interment was held Feb. 1 at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.
For info: 630-832-4161.

Rachel Anne Frese, nee Schultz, age 77, of Lombard died Jan. 28 at her home.
Rachel was the beloved wife of Paul M. for 52 years; loving mother of Elizabeth (Michael) Sawyer of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Jonathan (Mary) of Deerfield, and James (Laura) of St. Paul, Minnesota; adored grandmother of Adam Sawyer, Mikkel Sawyer, Erik Sawyer, Greta Frese, Elinor Frese, Noah Frese and Elijah Frese; sister of Ruth Treichel, Mark Schultz and Stephen Schultz.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Frank and Elsie (nee Klinckerman) Schultz; 3 sisters, Mary Zimmerman, Janet Moll and Rebecca Levesque; and a brother, David Schultz.
Funeral Services were held Monday, Feb. 4, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln St., Lombard. Interment followed at Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn.
Rachel was born in Galesburg. She was Confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Dubuque, Iowa. She attended school in Dubuque, Hubbard and Eldora, Iowa, and graduated from Concordia Teachers College in Seward, Nebraska.
Rachel taught in Lutheran Schools in Flint, Michigan, Rock Island and Melrose Park. She worked as a teacher’s aide in School Districts 44, 48 and 88 (at Willowbrook High School.) Rachel was the organist at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Lombard, for 30 years (from 1989-2019.) She celebrated her 30th anniversary there on January 6, 2019.
Rachel was a faithful choir member at St. John’s and Trinity Lutheran churches. She was an FHP volunteer pianist at Lombard Place and a volunteer at the Deicke Home.
Rachel was a devoted wife and a caring, loving mother. She had a strong faith in her Lord Jesus Christ and was determined to live a life of service in spite of her 24-year battle with various cancers.
She had a broken body but not a broken spirit.
Memorials are requested to: St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln St., Lombard, IL 60148; or The Bach Cantata Series, c/o Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division St., River Forest, IL 60305; or to the Oncology Department at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, 155 E. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126 — please make checks payable to the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation and note in the memo line “Oncology-in memory of Rachel Anne Frese.”
Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information.

William “Billy” Gerard Griesbaum, age 58, of Villa Park, formerly of Lombard, died suddenly on Jan. 28.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 2, at St. Alexander Catholic Church, Villa Park. Interment was private.
Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home. Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information.

Myrtle Hebert, (nee Becker), 87, a longtime resident of Lombard. Beloved wife of 47 years to the late Eugene; Loving mother of Mark E. and the late David G. Hebert; Dear Sister of the late Mildred (Late Louis) Bretzman, and the late Margaret (Late Rev. Carl) Janssen; Fond sister-in-law of James (Jane) Hebert, Theresa Marko, the late Thomas and late Charles Hebert; Devoted daughter of the late George and Elsie Becker; Many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 5, at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln St. (at Maple St.), Lombard, 60148. Interment Mount Emblem Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church or NAMI of DuPage, 2100 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187, would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Midwest Mortuary Service, (708) 478-3546 or

Arvilla Thiesing, nee Kaufeldt, age 93. Beloved wife of the late Albert Thiesing; loving mother of Carol (Don) Pfingstler, Barbara (Bill) Lymangood, Kurt (Beth) Thiesing; devoted grandmother of Mark (Dewi) Pfingstler, Adam (Julie) Pfingstler, Bill (Meg) Lymangood, Jennifer (Chas) Minnemeyer, Heather Thiesing; great-grandmother of Francesca Pfingstler, Liam and Charlie Lymangood, Cora and Remi Minnemeyer; dear sister of Gene (June) Kaufeldt and the late Robert Kaufeldt.
Visitation Saturday, February 9, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Knollcrest Funeral Home 1500 S. Meyers. Rd, Lombard, 60148 (three blocks south of Roosevelt). Interment private.
Memorials to Vitas Hospice, 580 Waters Edge, Lombard, IL, 60148 are appreciated. Funeral info: or 630-932-1500.

Frank Viscariello, age 79, a longtime resident of Lombard, died peacefully on Feb. 1, 2019.
A Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a Celebration of Life service at 1 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment will be private for family only.
Visit or call 888-629-0094 for more information.


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