Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—May 9

ANNABELLE BROWN Annabelle Schraudner Brown, age 99, of Reedsburg, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. She was born in Chicago, on October 18, 1919, the daughter of George and Minnie (Kienlen) Shraudner. She is survived by her daughter, Kenlyn (Mike) Siedlecki of Reedsburg; grandmother to Debbie […]


Shirley M. Cross, 94

Shirley M. Cross, nee Rose, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late George F. Cross; loving mother of Catherine J. “Kitty” Cross and Keith A. (Kathryn) Cross; cherished grandmother of Erin E. Cross. Shirley was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lombard […]


Joanna Blaho, 84

Joanna Blaho nee Frye, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Bohumir “Bob”; loving mother of Laurie (Larry) Woznicki, Gregory (Kim), Robert (Susan), Karen Soukup, Brian and the late Nancy; cherished grandmother of Alexander, Alexis, Zachary, Matthew and Ariel; sister of Betty […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—May 2

GEORGE M. BAILLIE George M. Baillie, 85, of Lombard, passed away on April 23, 2019. Interment of cremains will be held Friday, May 24, at 10 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home: 630-832-4161. KAREN CRAVEN Karen Craven, nee Hale, age 73, of […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—April 25

CONCETTA P. BULGER Concetta P. “Connie” Bulger of Villa Park, passed away on April 18, 2019. Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, April 23, at St. Alexander Church, 300 S. Cornell, Villa Park. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., […]


Alfred Schmidtke, 93

Alfred Schmidtke, a resident of Elmhurst for more than 50 years, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved husband of Dorothy L. nee Argens; loving father of Frank D. Schmidtke and the late John P. Schmidtke; cherished grandfather of Kelly K. Schmidtke and Kevin A. Schmidtke; dear son […]


Pablo Machuca Jr., 72

Services Saturday After a short but valiant battle with brain cancer, Pablo Machuca Jr., of Elmhurst, entered into rest on April 8, 2019, at the age of 72, joining his parents, Pablo Sr and Juanita Machuca. Pablo was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in the Vietnam […]


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 […]