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Thomas J. Dolan, age 86, of Lombard, died June 29 at Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn.
Thomas was the beloved husband of Rita, nee Citera; loving father of Angela (Ron) Ladniak of Clarendon Hills; fond grandfather of Stacey (Mike) Lane of Downers Grove, Michael (Katrina) Reimer of Glen Ellyn and Matthew Reimer of Glen Ellyn; great-grandfather of five: Jeremy, Joe, Jack, Joshua and Jocelyn.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, July 6, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 1025 E. Madison St., Lombard. Interment is private at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Thomas was a Korean War Veteran, having served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954. He was a boxer for the U.S. Army team.
Thomas had lived in Lombard since 1968. He was a retired terminal manager in the trucking industry. Thomas was a runner, ping pong player and avid Cubs fan.
Thomas’ greatest love was his family. He was married 65 years to Rita. His great-grandchildren were his buddies.
In lieu of flowers, Masses at St. Pius are preferred, or donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 West Bryn Mawr – Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631.
Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard. Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information.

Harry E. Miller Jr., of Villa Park, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Norma Miller and by a sister Gayle Holland. Harry is survived by his loving fiancée Susan Davis; his siblings Wendy Peterson, David (Maria) Miller and Danny Miller; his loving children Joshua (Gabby) Miller, Rochelle (Pedro) Lemos; beloved stepchildren Amanda (Danny) Trosset, Sara Rhoades, and Anthony Kopel. He had five grandchildren that meant the world to him, Juliana and Lucas Lemos, and Luke, Kennedy and Dylan Trosset. A Celebration of life will be held at a later date for family and friends in Wisconsin at Harry’s favorite place in the world. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in Harry’s name. Arrangements provided by family.

Emily T. Preuss, nee Troller, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 86. Beloved wife of Robert J. Loving mother of Robert J. Jr. (Mary Ann), Andy (Carolyn), Sara (Dale) Damitz, Mary (Gary) Buscemi and the late John. Cherished grandmother of Brian (Jenn) Damitz, Becky (Eric) Hedstrom, Amanda Damitz, Eric Damitz, Michael (Meghan) Preuss, Caitlin Preuss, Matthew Preuss, Jessica William Bucsem and Susan VanderSanden. Great grandmother of Colin, Noah and Sadie Damitz and Dustin Serrault. Preceded in death by three brothers. Aunt and great aunt of many.
Funeral Mass was held Monday, July 1, 2019, at St. Alexander Church, 300 S. Cornell Ave., Villa Park. Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o St. Alexander Church appreciated. Arrangements provided by Steuerle Funeral Home. Info: 1-630-832-4161.

Emily M. Steben, age 104, of Lombard, passed peacefully on June 22, 2019.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at 4 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 345 S. Kenilworth Ave., Elmhurst. For information and condolences, visit or call 630-834-1133.


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