Obituaries

Obituary

Obituary

Margaret Vinci Heldt Margaret Vinci Heldt, renowned hairdresser and creator of the iconic Beehive hairstyle, resident of Lexington Square of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully at age 98 of heart failure on June 10, 2016. Margaret was born on February 11, 1918 in Chicago.  She attended Calhoun Elementary School, Our Lady of Sorrows and Lucy Flowers […]

 
 

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Obituary

Randy Moos Randall David Moos, formally of Elmhurst, Illinois lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on February 4, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We will be celebrating his life at the River Forest Country Club in Elmhurst on Saturday June 11, 2016 from 11am to 3pm with memorial service starting […]

 
 

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Frances A. Schweihs, 99 Frances A. Schweihs, nee Essig, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2016, in her Villa Park home surrounded by her family. She was 99 years of age. She is survived by her children John (Lorraine) Schweihs, Bill (the late Louise A.) Schweihs, Sr. Kathleen Schweihs CSA, […]

 
 

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Antonietta Forty, 93 Antonietta Forty, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late John Forty. Loving mother of David Forty, Richard Forty, Diane (Keith Anelli) Murray and Susan (Robert Battles) Forty. Dearest grandmother of Teresa (Adam) Carver and Alicia Rhodes-Condon. Dear great […]

 
 

Former Elmhurst Mayor Ray Fick dies at 87

Former Elmhurst Mayor Ray Fick dies at 87

Considered the man behind the underpass By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Early Tuesday morning, the Independent learned that former Mayor Ray Fick had passed away on April 25, 2016, in the home he shared with his wife Mary Ann in Naples, Florida. In addition to his wife, Fick […]

 
 

Obituaries

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George A. Calhoun, 84 George A. Calhoun, of Elmhurst, died peacefully surrounded by his family on May 2, 2016, at the age of 84.  He was born in Chicago on April 11, 1932. Devoted husband of Sandra, nee Johnson, for 59 years; loving father of Lynn (Bill) Nichols, Patricia (Bob) […]

 
 

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J. Dale Westcoat, 81 J. Dale Westcoat, a 44-year resident of Elmhurst, passed away at home on April 25, after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 81. Dale was born December 2, 1935 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the late […]

 
 

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John F. Hasser, 69 John F. Hasser, formerly of Fowler, Ind., and long-time Elmhurst resident, passed away on April 15, 2016, at the age of 69. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary Jane nee McIntyre. He is survived by his loving wife, Bettie; siblings Joe […]

 
 

Marta Davy loses valiant fight Philanthropist, volunteer, community leader passes away at 58

Marta Davy loses valiant fight  Philanthropist, volunteer, community leader passes away at 58

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Everywhere you turned, she was there. If there was a fight for what’s right, she was there. If there was an endeavor that needed leadership, she was there. Whether it was for local students of District 205 or those far away in […]

 
 

Obituaries

Obituaries

Beverly M. Leone, 78 Beverly M. Leone nee Dukovan, of Wayne, formerly of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 78. Beloved wife of Frank Sr. for 58 years; loving mother of Frank Jr. (Noreen) and Michael (Molly); cherished grandmother of Rebecca (Sean) McCabe, Matthew (Jennifer) Gilles, Kyle, Nicholas […]