John Dolce, 88

John Dolce, of Elmhurst, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at the age of 88. He was a veteran of the Korean War. John will be remembered by all who knew him as a great man with extraordinary kindness. Beloved husband to the late Nancy (nee DePasquale) Dolce for 52 […]


Olga Jordan, 104

Longtime Elmhurst resident Olga Jordan passed away peacefully on January 12, 2019, in the arms of her daughter and granddaughter. She was born Olga Catherine Visca on November 27, 1914, in White Plains, New York. Her father, Benedict Visca, came to America alone as a teenager in 1906. He became […]


Margaret “Peg” Mackey, 95

Margaret “Peg” Mackey (nee Soper), of Oak Brook passed away on January 11, 2019 at the age of 95. She was born on July 1, 1923. Beloved wife of the late Allan L. Mackey; loving mother of David (Margaret) and Daniel (Nancy); cherished grandmother of Christopher, Matthew, Lindsey, and Stephanie; […]


Arthur LaVelle, 96

Dr. Arthur LaVelle, of Elmhurst, died this past autumn at the age of 96, leaving his wife of 71 years, Faith, and daughter Audrey and granddaughter Jocelyn. He was born in North Dakota and spent his childhood in a farming community established by Scandinavian immigrants. At the age of seven, […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—January 24

LOUISE SAROCKA Louise Sarocka, nee Rieger, age 93, of Lombard. Beloved wife of the late Bruno Sarocka; loving mother of Bob (Lori) Sarocka, Dave (Brenda Bland) Sarocka and the late Kathy Sarocka; devoted grandmother of Jack and Sam; fond sister of many; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Longtime member […]


Champ W. Davis, Jr., 78

Visitation Thurs., service Friday Champ W. Davis, Jr., 78, recognized by Chicago Magazine as an “Illinois Super Lawyer,” died Wednesday at home in Oak Brook. Born in Springfield, Davis attended the University of Illinois, earning a BS in General Engineering and his JD at the College of Law, where he […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—January 17, 2019

DOROTHY S. AULER Dorothy S. Auler, nee Stephen, age 94, of Carol Stream, formerly of Villa Park, died December 30 at Central DuPage Hospital. All services and interment private. Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late Donald H; loving mother of Susan E. (Richard) DiRenzo, Peter (Candy) and the […]



Jacqueline A. Grigg, 92 Jacqueline A. Grigg, age 92 passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at her home. Jackie 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 […]


Susan M. Howard

Susan M. Howard, nee Domijancic, of Elmhurst, and a six-year survivor of pancreatic cancer, passed away recently. Beloved wife of Craig Howard; dear daughter of Frank and Dolores Domijancic; sister of James (Nancy) Domijancic, Sharon (Jim) Dwyer and Diane (Richard) Ray; aunt of Megan (Mike Arthur fiancé) Dwyer, Frank Dwyer, […]


Michael Perrino, 80

Michael Perrino, of Elmhurst, passed away surrounded by family on January 2, 2019, at the age of 80. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, his service went beyond that to his country. He was a loving husband to Sharon Jean for 57 years, loving father of Michael N. (Cindy) […]