Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—October 3

WALTER A. BOCK On Sunday, September 22, 2019, Walter A. Bock, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at the age of 86. Walter was born on May 23, 1933, in Chicago, to Walter and Elsie Bock. He married Charlotte M. Marek on May 19, 1956. They were […]


Arlene Ahlgrim, 88

Arlene Marie Ahlgrim, nee Ruschke, an Elmhurst resident since 1956, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Arthur B.; loving mother of Susan Stoddard, Scott (Charity) and Steven (Donna); cherished grandmother of Jim (Dawn), Zach (Jill), David, Allison (Jeremy), Mark, Nathan, and Shayna; great grandmother of […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—Sept. 26

LOUISE G. ANDERSON Louise G. Anderson, nee Williams, age 94, of Lombard, passed away Sept. 19, 2019. Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 24, at First United Methodist Church, 155 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment followed at Wheaton Cemetery. Visit or call 888-629-0094 for more information. JENNIFER J. CASALE […]


Nicanor Isla Gomez, 83

Nicanor Isla Gomez, a long-time Elmhurst resident, passed away in his sleep on Sept. 8, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas. Known as Nic to his friends and family, he was born to Antonio and Asuncion (Isla) Gomez on February 27, 1936 in Taal, in the Philippine Province of Batangas. Nic […]


A sparkling gem falls from Elmhurst’s crown…

City Clerk Patty Spencer loses cancer fight; services Wed., Thurs. By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Patricia Jo “Patty” Spencer, nee Armato, succumbed to metastatic breast cancer after a valiant fight that lasted ten years on September 20, 2019. Patty had been preceded to heaven by her parents, Sam […]


Joseph Zabloudil, Jr., 94

Joseph Zabloudil, Jr., age 94, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 94. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during WWII; a member of Visitation Catholic Church. Beloved husband of the late Beatrice T. Zabloudil, nee Hennek; loving father of Susan (Stephen) Bradley, Mary Clare (Quentin) […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—September 19

KATHLEEN T. NIGRO Kathleen T. Nigro nee Rabold, of Lombard, passed away recently at the age of 77. Beloved wife of the late Michael J. Nigro, Sr. Loving mother of Michael J. (Laura) Nigro, Jr., Mark (Judy) Nigro, Therese (Artur) Ciszewski and Matthew (Traci) Nigro. Cherished grandmother of Michael J. […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—September 12

GERDA HOOVER Gerda Waltraud Hoover died on August 8, 2019, at Beacon Hill, her home in Lombard. She was born March 17, 1927, to Erich and Maria Wolff, landowners in East Prussia, Province of Germany. An only child, Gerda grew up at a peaceful time in a beautiful farming area […]


Dolores M. Nowicki

  Dolores M. Nowicki nee Szelung, of Elmhurst. Beloved wife of the late Clarence J. Nowicki; loving mother of Neal (Diane) Nowicki of Naperville, IL, Wayne (Geriann) Nowicki of Elmhurst, IL and Brian (Carey) Nowicki of McCordsville, IN; cherished grandmother of Scott and Keith Nowicki of Chicago, IL, Alexander (Savannah) […]


Helene Newman, 74

Helene Newman, 74 Services Saturday Helene Newman nee Mosbach, 74, of Addison. Friend and partner of the late Walter Joseph Bruhn; loving mother of Linda (Glenn) Chmielewski; cherished grandmother of Sara and Kelly; sister of the late Anthony Mosbach. Helene worked as a Personal Banker at the Community Bank of […]