MICHAEL K. BURKE
Michael K. Burke, age 65, of Wheaton, died July 2 at Good Samaritan Hospital.
A memorial gathering will be held Friday, July 12, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of a memorial service at 11:30 a.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment is private.
Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

MARGARET LADD GAINES
Margaret Ladd Gaines, age 82, of Wheaton, formerly of Lombard, died July 7 at Brighton Gardens in Wheaton.
A visitation will be held Thursday, July 11, from 4-8 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Graveside services will be held Monday at Glenwood Cemetery in Fort Payne, Alabama.
Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

JOYCE V. LaDEUR
Joyce V. LaDeur, of Villa Park, passed away on June 29, 2019 at the age of 91. Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at St. Alexander Church, 300 S. Cornell, Villa Park. Interment at Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton. Arrangements by Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave, Villa Park. Info: 630-832-4161.

LORAINE E. LONG
Loraine E. Long, (nee Bruggemeyer), age 96, a resident of Litchfield Park, Arizona, and a former long-time resident of Lombard, passed away on June 28 at La Loma Care Center in Arizona surrounded by family members. Loraine was born November 1, 1922, in Chicago, at Grant Hospital and spent most of her life in Lombard.
Loraine was the beloved wife of Warren (Bud) Long for over 68 years before his passing in 2011. They were Lombard residents dating back to 1957. Loraine moved to Litchfield Park, Arizona in 2015 to be near her daughter after residing at Beacon Hill in Lombard.
Loraine was primarily raised in Oak Park, attending Oak Park-River Forest High School but graduated from Proviso High School in 1940 because of a family move to Maywood. Loraine was an Honored Queen in Job’s Daughters and worked at Amertorp, a torpedo manufacturer in the early 1940s in Forest Park. Loraine was a member of the First Church of Lombard for over 55 years before moving to Arizona.
Loraine is the loving mother of Judy Reinking (Paul) of Goodyear, Arizona (both formerly of Lombard) and Jeff Long (Jodi) of Naperville. Loraine was the adored grandmother of Kristin Jackson of Peoria, Arizona; Jeff Reinking of Portland, Oregon; and Kevin and Ryan Long of Naperville. She is the great-grandmother of Amanda, Trey and Zach Woodard of Peoria, Arizona. Loraine leaves one brother, Roger Bruggemeyer of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and many nieces and nephews.
A small service will be held at La Loma Village in Litchfield Park, Arizona. Donations can be made in Loraine’s name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at JDRF, 1 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60602.
Condolences may be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.

FREDERICK W. KIRSCH
Frederick W. Kirsch, age 86, of Lombard, formerly of Bellwood, died July 2 at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 6, from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, to Mass at Christ the King Church, 1501 S. Main St., Lombard. Entombment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

 

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