Susan Nelson, 78

Services Thursday Susan Judith Nelson, nee Gragg, of Elmhurst, passed away on April 5, 2019 at the age of 78. Beloved mother of David (Karen) Nelson and Kathy (Mike) Berg; proud grandmother of Michael and Anna Berg; dear daughter of the late Bernard and the late Isabel Gragg; dear sister […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—April 18

WILLIAM J. GRUSS William J. Gruss, age 89, of Lombard, passed away April 14, 2019. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 17, with prayers from Brust Funeral Home to St. Pius X Church for Mass. Interment followed at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visit or call 888-629-0094 for more […]


Mary Ann Huster, 88

Mary Ann Huster, nee Schmidt, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 88. She was a former employee at Americana Encyclopedia and JT Ryerson Steel; longtime volunteer at Elmhurst Baseball League; beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Thomas (Gail), Ronald (the late Cynthia), Kenneth (Susan) and the […]


Kathleen Rae Edwards, 91

Kathleen Rae Edwards, nee Mierka, passed away peacefully at home in Elmhurst on January 20, 2019. She was born April 14, 1927 in Dayton, Ohio. She graduated from Roosevelt High School before attending Ohio State University where she met her husband, Walter, and they married in 1951. While Walter finished […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—April 11

JON K. MRAZEK Jon K. Mrazek, 57, of Lombard, passed away on April 1, 2019. Memorial visitation was Sunday, April 7, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore, Villa Park. For info: 630-832-4161. KATHLEEN T. MURPHY Kathleen “Katie” T. Murphy, nee Ptacek, age 83, of Lombard. Beloved wife of the […]


Barbara Ann Luka

Co-owner of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Barbara Ann Luka (nee Klich), passed away recently. Beloved wife of Gerald, cherished mother of Steven, Kristen (Lloyd) Northrup and Karen (David) Thompson. Dearest daughter of the late Walter and Wally Klich. Loving grandmother of Benjamin, Jeffrey, and William. Dear sister of the late […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—April 4

PATRICIA EDBROOKE Patricia Ellen Edbrooke, age 89, passed away on March 30, 2019. Visitation is Friday, April 5, 3-8 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, and where prayers will be said on Saturday, April 6, at 9:30 a.m. followed by a 10:15 a.m., Mass at […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—March 28

CAROLA BOLTON Carola “Rae” Bolton, age 83, of Lombard, formerly of Glen Ellyn, passed away March 21, 2019. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 28, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral Services will be held Friday, March 29, at […]


Tom Benezra, 60

Tom Benezra passed away suddenly from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease on January 31, 2019, at the age of 60. Tom played varsity tennis at York High School, and was part of the class of 1976. He played varsity tennis at the University of Oregon, then at Northwestern University. After graduating from […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—March 21

JAMES V. FENNELL James V. Fennell, age 64, formerly of Oakbrook Terrace, passed away on March 13, 2019. Memorial visitation is on Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m., until Mass time, 10 a.m., at Ascension of Our Lord Church Oakbrook Terrace. Interment is private. For info: 630-832-4161. Arrangements were made by […]