Obituaries

Kenneth F. Gerleman

Kenneth F. Gerleman

Kenneth F. Gerleman passed away at his home in Elmhurst on August 23, 2017.  He was a Professional Engineer and Civil Engineering graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology in 1948, spent 28 years with the Clay Pipe Institute ending as Vice President of Technical Services, and 8 years with Chicago […]

 
 

Daniel A. ‘Skip’ Nixon III, 61

Daniel A. ‘Skip’ Nixon III, passed away Aug. 23, 2017, at the age of 61 at Journey Hospice in Woodstock, Ill., after a short illness.  Skip is survived by  his partner, Jan Wilen of Woodstock; his daughter, Callie Ann of Bloomington; his son, Zachery Cain, U.S. Army; his mother, Mary […]

 
 

Joan M. Bennett, 86

Joan M. Bennett, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 86.. Beloved wife of the late Raymond, loving mother of Nancy Schmidt, loving grandmother of Kenneth (Ashley), Jennifer and Michael Schmidt, dear aunt of several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass was Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at St. […]

 
 

Thomas Patrick Thornton, 69

Thomas Patrick Thornton, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 69. Loving father of Heather A. (Timothy M. Pratt) Thornton and Holly M. Thornton, dear grandfather of Sean T. and Meghan M. Pratt, fond brother of Michael Thornton. Visitation was Monday Aug 21, 2017, 9 a.m. until […]

 
 

Mario Masciopinto, 88

Mario Masciopinto, of Lombard, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Joan nee Budnick; loving father of Mario Jr. (Wendy); the late Ann Theresa Masciopinto; dear grandfather of Mario III, Richard and Ryan; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by […]

 
 

Katherine M. Orlof

Katherine M. Orlof, 94, of Elmhurst for 41 years, passed away August 6, 2017. Dear  daughter of the late Mary and John Sr.; fond sister of the late Jane, Irene, Joseph and John (Mildred); aunt of Karen (Richard) Mitacek, Susan Engh, Jennifer Hunt and Kevin Orlof; great aunt of many […]

 
 

Grace Eloise (Cutler) Pottor, 96

Grace Eloise (Cutler) Pottor, 96

Age 96, passed away on August 4, 2017 at Alden Memory Care in Aurora; she will be forever missed by her family and friends, but she can now rest in a more peaceful and beautiful place. Born on May 18, 1921, to the late John Frederick Cutler and Edith Hilda […]

 
 

Ronald J. Kassal, 79

Ronald J. Kassal, age 79, Air Force Veteran, resident of Elmhurst for over 45 years; former owner of Kassal Lawn Maintenance; beloved husband of Hilda, nee Koch, for over 57 years; loving father of Kurt and Tammy Kassal, Andrea (Dave) Zable and Todd Kassal; proud grandfather of Brian, Cameron, Josh […]

 
 

Paul D. Vail, 59

Paul D. Vail, 59, of Elmhurst, passed away suddenly on July 28, 2017 as a result of a motorcycle accident. Paul was the devoted son of Bobbie Vail Babb and the late Paul C. Vail; loving brother of Daniel (Georgette) Klein, John C. (the late Linda) Vail, Bill Vail and […]

 
 

Rosemary A. Donovan, 89

Rosemary A. Donovan, nee Newell, of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Frank, loving mother of Daniel (Judy), Mary Lou Dunkovich, James (Kathy), Tom Donovan the late Carol Anne Coomans and Susan (Terry) Kane, dear grandmother of […]