Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—January 9

EUGENIA S. BARTOSZEK Eugenia S. Bartoszek, nee Jarocki, age 89, of Lombard died on her birthday, Dec. 30, 2019. Visitation and prayers were held Monday, Jan. 6, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, and proceeded to Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 114 S. Elizabeth, Lombard. Interment […]


Angela M. Amorosi

Angela M. Amorosi

Angela M. Amorosi died peacefully December 22, 2019 at Park Place in Elmhurst. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, of 62 years; her parents, Anthony and Mary Marino; and her two brothers, Joseph and Jack Marino. Angie was a graduate of Proviso High School (1948) and Greenville […]


Curlie Ann Engdahl, 94

Curlie Ann (nee Flowers) Engdahl, 94, of Elmhurst, formerly of Villa Park, passed away peacefully December 25, 2019. She was born December 8, 1925, in Paris, Tenn. Following training in Nashville she moved to San Bernardino, Calif., to work in an aircraft factory. On a blind date, she met Lt. […]


Martin Stanley Larsen Sr., 87

Martin Stanley Larsen Sr., of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Virginia “Ginger,” nee Ward; loving father of Leanne (Stephen) Zier and Martin (Sheryl) Larsen Jr.; cherished grandfather of Jacob (Pamela) Zier, Michael Zier, Tori (Michael Gibson) Larsen and Kara Larsen; brother of June […]


Howard “Howie” W. Lindman, 83

Howard “Howie” W. Lindman, of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at the age of 83. He was surrounded by his loving family in his home after a battle with cancer, and passed just in time to join his beloved wife Pattie for a New Year’s Eve […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—January 2

EUGENIA BARTOSZEK Eugenia Bartoszek, of Lombard, died Dec. 30, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Brust Funeral Home. Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information. CLIFFORD KNAFF Clifford “Jim” Knaff, age 92, of Grayslake, formerly of Lombard, passed away Dec. 22, 2019. Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 3, from 4-8 […]


John J. Cicero, 68

John J. Cicero, a 43-year resident of Elmhurst, a member of Local 17 Heat & Frost Insulators Union and the ultimate Mr. “Fix-It,” passed away on Christmas Eve December 24, 2019, at the age of 68. It has been noted that Christmas angels were seen carrying him – toolbox in […]


Randolph V. Ploessl, 76

Randolph V. Ploessl, age 76, of Oak Brook, Veteran US Navy, Vietnam, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on December 27, 2019. Randolph was the beloved husband of Susan (nee Lohan); loving father of Lisa (Craig) Doherty, Laura (Erik) Bjerga, Mary (Weston, Jr.) Sisson and Michael […]


Carol L. Chittenden, 89

Carol L. Chittenden, 89

Carol L. Chittenden, of Oak Brook, formerly Elmhurst, a truly beautiful person, passed away with her family by her side on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. She was 89 years of age. Born in Chicago on December 16, 1930 to Dr. Carl and Lillian Banks, she spent her childhood on the […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—December 26

VELMA FINCH Velma Ruth Finch, nee Barker, age 87, of Lombard, died Dec. 21 at her home. All services are private. Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information. CLIFFORD KNAFF Clifford “Jim” Knaff, age 92, of Florida, formerly of Lombard, died Dec. 22. Arrangements are pending at Brust Funeral Home, […]