Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—February 7

NORMAN BOURDAGE Norman Bourdage, age 92, of West Chicago, passed away Jan. 29, 2019. A Memorial Gathering will be held Friday, Feb. 8, from 4-8 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m. at St. Pius […]


Betty J. Korkowski, 96

Betty J. Korkowski, nee Kraig, a longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Frank A. Korkowski; loving mother of Richard A. Korkowski and the late Jack A. (the late Claire) Korkowski; cherished grandmother of Kristen Ann and Ann Elizabeth; sister […]


Joseph J. Lepe, 92

Services Saturday, Feb. 2 Joseph J. Lepe, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 92. Beloved husband of the late Bernice. Cherished son of the late Efren and Francisca Lepe. Fond brother of the late Manuel, Salvador (Lee), Maria Luisa (Samuel) Discua and Ester Lepe. Dear uncle of […]


James W. Creaser, 94

James W. Creaser, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Ruth for 67 years. Loving father of Valerie (Terry) Pence, Jim, David and John Creaser. Dear grandfather of Monica Pence and Shawna Creaser. Dear brother of the late Phyllis (Ralph) Carson. Uncle […]


Richard H. Burns, 87

Richard H. Burns, passed away recently at the age of 87. He was a veteran of U.S. Navy who served in the Korea War; former resident of Elmhurst for more than 30 years. Beloved husband of Joan, loving father of Terry Burns, Lisa (Mark) Spohn and Bruce (Jamie) Burns; proud […]


Yvonne J. Schroer, 91

Yvonne J. Schroer nee Zinke, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Fred Schroer; loving mother of Gary Schroer, Dean Schroer, Janet (Steve Williams) Schroer, Bruce (Denise) Schroer and Joan (Jeff) Meyer; cherished grandmother of Dawn Bautista, Douglas Schroer, Nell Schroer, Katy […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—January 31

JAMES W. CREASER Funeral services for James W. Creaser, 94, were held Saturday, Jan. 26, at Calvary United Methodist Church 136 E. Highland, Villa Park. Interment was at Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst. Arrangements were made by by Steuerle Funeral Home. For info: 630-832-4161. THEODORE E. KRASE Theodore E. Krase (Ted), […]


Jeanette L. Esposito, 88

Jeanette L. Esposito (nee Andresen), 88, of Lombard and formerly of Elmhurst. Beloved wife of the late John Joseph; loving mother of Joseph Peter (Joan), John Michael (Tara), James Anthony (Mary Pat) and Mark Edward (Audrey); cherished grandmother of Kasey (John), Joey (Christyn), Adam (Lisa), Jacqueline, Michael (Ashley), Marie (Jon), […]


Jacqueline A. Grigg, 92

Jacqueline A. Grigg passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday January 13, 2019 at the age of 92. She was born Sept. 13, 1926, to Bill and Ruth Fiene of Elmhurst. Jackie graduated from York High School in 1944. She married Robert S. Grigg in June of 1950. Jackie […]


Miriam L. Potter, 86

Miriam L. Potter, nee Wenzel, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Don R. Potter; loving mother of John and David; cherished grandmother of Samantha and Madeleine; sister of the late James Wenzel and Don Wenzel. A great teacher takes a long […]