Obituaries

Vilma Eva Pagni, 89

Vilma Eva Pagni passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 peacefully at home at the golden age of 89. “V,” as she was known, grew up in Cicero, two doors down from her eventual husband of 66 years, the late James M. Pagni. The couple’s parents both came to America from […]

 
 

Joan C. Rawls Carl, 89

Joan C. Rawls Carl, nee Jensen, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Rawls and the late Robert Carl. Loving mother of Pamela Rawls, Thomas (Jane) Rawls, Michael (Daphne) Rawls and Timothy (Marie) Rawls. Dear grandmother of Danielle Morrell, Thomas, […]

 
 

George D. Vann, 99

Service on May 5 George D. Vann, 99, passed from this life on February 18, 2018 after a brief illness While visiting his daughter in Waddell, AZ. George was born on June 29, 1918 in Chicago, to Mabel Margaret (nee Rinkenberger) and Dr. George H. Vann (DDS). He was the […]

 
 

Sheila J. Lindell, 93

Sheila J. Lindell, 93 Services Sat. April 7 Sheila J. Lindell, nee Turnbull, of Elmhurst, died March 27, 2018 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Thomas “Les” Lindell; loving mother of Leslie Jean (Tom) Rabbeth, Rev. Karen Nachtigall, Claudia (David) Burgener and Kathy (Brett) Pankau; proud […]

 
 

Jeanette Frosini Aranki, 64

Jeanette Frosini Aranki, nee Khayat, of Elmhurst (originally from Bethlehem, Palestine) passed away in Elmhurst on March 26, 2018 at the age of 64. She is survived by her three sons, Joseph (Debbie), David (Meghan), and Daniel (Janice), plus her siblings Hala (Tony) Dickerson and Christo (Debbi) Khayat. The joys […]

 
 

Charles “Bob” Robert Palutis

June 12, 1959 – March 6, 2018 Golf courses across the world lost an avid supporter when Charles “Bob” Robert Palutis died unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. A passionate reader who spoke with quick wit and candor, Bob was a good friend to those lucky enough […]

 
 

Keith Achepohl, 83

  Keith Anden Achepohl, 83, of Eugene, Oregon, formerly of Elmhurst, passed quietly in his home surrounded by his family on February 24, 2018. He was born April 11, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, raised his family in Iowa, and lived a rich life as an educator, mentor, artist, traveler and […]

 
 

Patsy Anne Hucksold

Patsy Anne Hucksold nee Marek of Elmhurst passed away recently. Beloved wife of the late Duane R. Hucksold; loving mother of Pamela (Daniel) Conway; grandmother of Amy Conway, Kevin (Jessica) Conway, Colin Conway, Christopher Conway, Major Andrew Stone and Derek Wells; sister of the late Donald Marek. Patsy was an […]

 
 

Catherine “Kay” E. Diggle, 92

Catherine “Kay” E. Diggle, nee Kiely, of Elmhurst, formerly of Berwyn, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her long time caregivers Jurate and Viktorija. She was 92 years old. Beloved wife of the late Lee; proud daughter of the late Cornelius and the late Catherine, nee Condon, Kiely; dear […]

 
 

William “Billy” Graham, 62

Was Special Olympics gold medalist William “Billy” Graham, of Addison, died March 5, 2018, at the age of 62 at his home, Iona Glos SLC, a Ray Graham facility, where he resided since 1980. He was born April 26, 1955, in Elmhurst, the son of the late Joseph P. Graham […]