Martin E. Schmitt Sr., 77

Martin E. Schmitt Sr., of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 77. Beloved husband of the late Nancy L. nee Noah; loving father of Martin E. Schmitt Jr. and Carrie L. Schmitt; cherished grandfather of Emily, Allison and Martin III; brother of Edward (Char) Schmitt, Beverly (James) Phelan […]


Thomas F. Alexander

Forrest Thomas “Tom” Alexander of Chesterfield, Missouri, born in Rockford, Ill., on August 19, 1957, passed away on August 4, 2019. Beloved husband for 27 years of Stacey Alexander (nee Smid); loving son of Joan (Don) Alexander and the late Forrest William Geiken; son-in-law of Jan and the late Barbara […]


Karen Sue Barnes, 71

Karen Sue Barnes passed away July 30th, 2019 at the age of 71. Beloved of Michael Veltum; Loving sister of Larry (Deborah) Barnes; Preceded in death by her parents Roy and Libby Barnes; Cherished cousin and friend of many. Karen worked at Elmhurst Hospital for more than 40 years. A […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—August 22

VIRGINIA GEIS Virginia Kay Geis, nee Henss, age 87, of Lombard, died Aug. 10 at Lexington Health Care Center in Lombard. A visitation will be held Thursday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Community Presbyterian Church, 1111 E. Madison St., […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—August 8

BARBARA ANN BERMEA Barbara Ann Bermea, passed away on July 28, 2019, at the age of 86. Arrangements were provided by Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park. Info: 630-832-4161. ROBERT W. CURTIS Robert W. Curtis, of Glendale Heights, passed away on July 30, 2019, at the age […]


Mary Theresa Herter Marion, 93

Mary Theresa Herter Marion, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late James Wootson Marion; loving mother of Zara Marion, Ellen (Stuart) Hardenburger, Carolyn (Robert) Keck and Rita (Ken) Lee; cherished grandmother to seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren; and aunt to many nieces and nephews. […]


Eldred Ellis Denny, 89

Eldred Ellis Denny—known to many as “Denny”—died peacefully at his home in Elmhurst on July 9, 2019, after living life to the fullest for 89 years. He was a “God, Country, and Family” kind of guy, known for his generous heart, great hugs, and hearty laugh. Eldred was a proud […]



Robert Raymond Sheehan, 90 Robert Raymond Sheehan died surrounded by his loving family at his residence at Lombard Place in Lombard on July 18, 2019, at the age of 90. He was born September 9, 1928, in Chicago. Beloved son of Raymond and Ethel (Hochlassen) Sheehan and brother of Richard […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—August 1

SALLY ELIZABETH BAUER Sally Elizabeth Bauer, 92, passed on July 20, 2019, at the Rosewood Care Center in St. Charles. She was born October 21, 1926 in Whiting, Indiana. Preceded in death by her father Brice Voight, mother Julia Nagy Voight, brother John Voight, brother Brice Voight, husband Donald Bauer, […]



Robert G. “Bob” Robertson Jr. May 16, 1960 – July 29, 2019 Robert G. “Bob” Robertson Jr., 59, of Elmhurst. Beloved husband of Gail nee Bebee; loving father of Robert, Steven and the late Matthew; dear son of Robert and Patricia Robertson; brother of Debbie (Kate Koubek) Robertson, Scott (Kris) Robertson […]