Obituaries

Obituaries

  Lynne Barbara Busch, 68 Lynne Barbara Busch (nee Mundle), age 68 of Marco Island, Florida, passed away December 23, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Lynne was married to Richard “Dick” Busch Jr. for 46 years. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, […]

 
 

Payton O’Brien, 7, loses valiant fight with cancer

Payton O’Brien, 7, loses valiant fight with cancer

Second grader made famous by “heart” signs around town By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent You could almost hear the collective sigh of sadness across the entire community of Elmhurst as the news spread that Payton Harrison O’Brien, age 7, a member of second grade class at Hawthorne Elementary […]

 
 

Obituaries

  Elaine Elizabeth Hoppe Mueller Elaine Elizabeth Hoppe Mueller nee Witt completed her earthly journey peacefully on December 17, 2015. Only child to Walter and Elizabeth (nee Grubbe) Witt on August 12, 1922, Elaine often recalled a loving childhood playing baseball with her cousins and neighborhood boys. Raised in Riverside, […]

 
 

Louise Idaszak, 83

  Louise Idaszak, nee Baschieri, a resident of Elmhurst for more than 50 years, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2015, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Joe; loving mother of Joe (Clare) and Marty (Andrea); devoted grandmother of Kristin and Joe. Sister of Jack Baschieri. Sister-in-law of […]

 
 

Obituaries

Georgia Horaites, 100 Georgia Horaites, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 100. Beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of Helen (the late Harry) Lithas and the late Mary Chipain; grandmother of James Peter (Bonny) Lithas, Georgia (Greg) Contos, Chris George Chipain and Georgia (Dan) Veith; […]

 
 

Anna May Berge, 84

Anna May Mildred Berge, nee Knapp, an Elmhurst resident for more 50 years, passed away at the age of 84 on Friday, November 20, 2015, at Inspirations Senior Living, St. Charles. Beloved wife of Irving; loving mother of Bonnie (Richard) Wallick, Dawn (Gary) Osborne and Daniel (Heather); devoted grandmother of […]

 
 

Obituaries

  Daniel “Danny” A. Nixon, Jr. Daniel “Danny” A. Nixon, Jr., of Naples, Fla., died on Monday, October 19, 2015, after many courageous battles with his health. Danny was born in Chicago to Daniel A. and Elizabeth A. (Pendleton) on August 6, 1935. He spent eight years in the Coast […]

 
 

Anthony Edward Parus, 96

Anthony Edward Parus, 96

Memorial service takes place Oct. 31 Anthony Edward Parus died peacefully at his home in Elmhurst on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at the age of 96. He was a remarkable man whose life reads like an action adventure. Born in Katy, Poland, on Sept. 14, 1919, to parents Edward and […]

 
 

Dennis Aldred passes away

  Dennis Alan Aldred died peacefully at home in the presence of family. Dennis attended Bradley University, graduating in 1962, with a degree in Chemistry. College also was the place he met his future wife, Betsy, whom he married in 1963. That fall, Dennis began working on his MBA at […]

 
 

Obituaries

  James E. Postula, 93 Services set for Oct 4 at St. Peter’s James E. Postula, a resident of Elmhurst and Villa Park for 90 years, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, nee Klick, for 67 years; father of Kathy (Bob) Maxwell and Dan […]