Antonia Balice, 70

Antonia Balice recently died at home surrounded by family at the age of 70. Beloved wife of Lorenzo for more than 52 years; loving mother of Maria (Kevin) Kresnicka, Anna (fiancé Mike Wiley) and Giuseppe (Margherita) Balice; cherished grandmother of Jacob and Thomas Kresnicka and Nicholas Gemmati; dear sister of […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—December 10

ROSEMARY R. CLAYPOOL Rosemary R. Claypool, nee Abruscato, age 92, of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Lombard, passed away December 4, 2020. She was the beloved mother of Barbara (James) Stephenson, the late Gary and the late John L; grandmother of six, Kelly, Jim, Jonathan, Anthony, Michelle and Taylor; great-grandfather of […]


Lawrence Field, 86

Lawrence Ronald Field, longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away Tuesday, December 1 at the age of 86. He was born in Louisville, Ky., on March 14, 1934 before moving to Chicago at the age of 3. He was the devoted husband of Ruth Field for 58 years, loving father of […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—December 3

LOIS A. BACHELOR Lois Ardelle (Koplin) Bachelor, 89, of Belvidere, made her peaceful transition Saturday, November 14, at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. She was born in the back bedroom of her grandparents’ home in Chicago on March 19, 1931, to Henry Myron Koplin and Alberta Jeanette (Smith) […]


Long-time community volunteer Alice Doyle dies at 83

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent If you don’t know who Alice Doyle is, you must be new in town. Everyone always knows Alice and she knew everyone because she wasn’t afraid to speak up, meet new people, and ask for what she needed, be it a contribution to […]


Correne A. “Honey” Reynolds, 90

Correne A. “Honey” Reynolds, a longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away November 20, 2020, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Richard Reynolds; loving mother of Kathy (the late Joseph) Kuch and Karen (Steve) Gomoll; cherished grandmother of the late Joey Kuch, Tracy Kuch, Tony (Katie) Kuch, […]


Couple passes away within seven days of each other

Genevieve B. Cesario Genevieve B. Cesario, nee Stachnik, of Elmhurst, former teacher and librarian at Immaculate Conception Grade School, realtor with Schiller Real Estate and director of Chicago Contract Bridge Association; graduate of Fontbonne College and Rosary College; beloved wife of Joseph T.; loving mother of Joseph R. (Ellen), Andrew […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—November 26

EDWARD W. JACOBSEN JR. Edward W. Jacobsen, Jr., age 83, of Lombard, died November 15, 2020, at his home. Edward was the loving husband of the late Jan, nee Urbanow; loving father of Cheryl (Kirk) Vipond of Waconia, Minnesota, Brian of Lombard, Kate (Matt) Bialecki of Elmhurst, and the late […]


Joseph N. Jurewicz, 92

Joseph “Joe” N. Jurewicz, a longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away November 13, 2020 at the age of 92. He was born June 6, 1928 in Erie, Pa., to the late Joseph and the late Marie Miezio Jurewicz. Joe was a United States Navy Veteran, serving during both WWII and […]


Frank Attento, 82

Frank Attento, a longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away November 15, 2020, at the age of 82. Frank was born on April 14, 1938, in Rende, Italy to the late Michele and the late Concetta Attento. He came from humble beginnings, when he arrived in Chicago, he landed his first […]