Lois Mae Smith, 93

Lois Mae Smith, a lifelong resident of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2020, at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Raymond B. Smith (2019); loving mother of Patty (Greg) Newlin, Ray (Denise), Barb (Wayne) Gunderson, Bob (Sheryl) and Bill (Audrey); cherished grandmother of Jason, Kristy, […]


Karol King, 67

Karol King died on Wednesday Sept. 16, 2020 in Elmhurst at the age of 67. From her birth to her death, Karol nourished people around her with a free spirit, a sense of adventure & unbridled love. She was born in Cleveland on Sept. 15 ,1953 and was one of […]


Alice J. Martin, 89

Alice J. Martin nee Kusles, formerly of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late David. Loving mother of Christine (Ken) Calendo and Daniel (Kathy) Martin. Cherished grandmother of David (Nicole) Calendo and Amy (Phil) Weisberg, Ryan, Colleen and Kimberly Martin. Great grandmother of […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—October 1

ELEANOR ALBERTS Eleanor Hannah Crowell Alberts, age 100, of Lombard, passed away, September 24, 2020. Eleanor was the beloved wife of the late Herbert; loving mother of the late Sharon C.; fond aunt of Bert (Maria) Hamilton of Pingree Grove; great-aunt of Allen S. Hamilton of Idaho, Bryce Williamson of […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—September 24

BARBARA M. ESPOSITO Barbara M. Esposito, nee Pike, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Genaro J. Sr. Loving mother of Genaro J. Jr. (Carmela), Laura (David) DelGado and the late Timothy J. Esposito. Cherished grandmother of Gina, Shannon, Kelly, Norene, […]


Wanda M. Ray, 91

Wanda M. Ray, nee McCoy, of Del Webb’s Sun City, Huntley, formerly  of Elmhurst, passed away September 16, 2020 at the age of 91. She was born in Walnut, Mississippi on February 17, 1929 to Thomas and Thelma McCoy. Wanda was a former elementary teacher for the Elgin School District […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—September 17

DONALD W. BESLER EAST PEORIA—Donald W. Besler, 74, of East Peoria, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2020, at his home with his family by his side. He was born October 4, 1945, in Chicago, to the late Richard and Francis Weibel Besler. He married Geraldine Harris in […]


Cecil Stinson, 92

Cecil Stinson, 92

Had 30-year career at York High School Cecil Stinson, of Lombard, died September 6, 2020 at his home at the age of 92. Beloved husband of Jane Stinson for 68 wonderful years. Cherished by his daughter Julie (Gerry) Glander; his grandchildren Tyler (Mary) Glander, Melanie Glander and great grandchildren Andrew, […]


Robert Dillingham

We wish to thank everyone for your support, love and prayers during this time. Due to restrictions brought on by COVID-19, we will postpone the planned remembrance services for Robert (Bob) E. Dillingham until the Spring. We look forward to celebrating his life at that time. Judy, Mark, Scott, Jill, […]


Lillian E. Schaper

Lillian E. Schaper

Lillian E. Schaper, nee Finke, a longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away September 7, 2020. Lillian was the beloved wife of the late C. Wilbert Schaper; loving mother of the late Ralph (survived by Susan) Schaper, Donald K. Schaper and Janet (John) Belha; proud grandmother of Dan (Karen), Chris (Candice), […]