Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard L. Pracht, 91 Richard L. Pracht, of Elmhurst, passed quietly in his sleep on the morning of August 2, 2016, at the age of 91. Devoted husband of Julia A. Pracht nee Brand; loving father of Martha (Baxter) Phillip and the late Douglas Pracht (1957-1973); beloved grandfather of Taylor […]

 
 

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Marlis E. Rentsch, 91 Marlis E. Rentsch, longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Hans H. Rentsch; loving mother of Christian (Cindy) Rentsch, Stefan (Janet) Rentsch and Katrin (Dave Dickow) Rentsch; grandmother of Caylie and Chelsea, Christopher (MaryBeth), Brian (Kim), […]

 
 

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Martha Elizabeth Eaton Martha Elizabeth (Foulkes) Eaton died peacefully at her home in Elmhurst on June 30, 2016.  She was loved by all who knew her, and will be missed by her children, Jane, Ellen (Stephen), David (Kimberly), and Paul (Debra); adopted daughter, Jadwiga; grandchildren, Jason (Melissa), Matthew (Jacqueline), Caitlin […]

 
 

Obituaries

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Irving Ingolf Berge, 92 Irving Ingolf Berge, 92, longtime resident of Elmhurst, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on June 25, 2016, at Inspirations Senior Living, St Charles. Irving was born on September 18, 1923 in Chicago to Knute and Berthine who immigrated to America […]

 
 

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Russell Paul Josephus, 73 Russell Paul Josephus, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Cheryl, nee Petrowsky; father of Scott M. (Aimee) Josephus and Nicole A. (Damon) Rafiei; grandfather of Helena Josephus and Ava Rafiei. Mr. Josephus was an U.S. Army Veteran, a member […]

 
 

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Margaret Vinci Heldt Margaret Vinci Heldt, renowned hairdresser and creator of the iconic Beehive hairstyle, resident of Lexington Square of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully at age 98 of heart failure on June 10, 2016. Margaret was born on February 11, 1918 in Chicago.  She attended Calhoun Elementary School, Our Lady of Sorrows and Lucy Flowers […]

 
 

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Obituary

Randy Moos Randall David Moos, formally of Elmhurst, Illinois lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on February 4, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We will be celebrating his life at the River Forest Country Club in Elmhurst on Saturday June 11, 2016 from 11am to 3pm with memorial service starting […]

 
 

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Frances A. Schweihs, 99 Frances A. Schweihs, nee Essig, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2016, in her Villa Park home surrounded by her family. She was 99 years of age. She is survived by her children John (Lorraine) Schweihs, Bill (the late Louise A.) Schweihs, Sr. Kathleen Schweihs CSA, […]

 
 

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Antonietta Forty, 93 Antonietta Forty, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late John Forty. Loving mother of David Forty, Richard Forty, Diane (Keith Anelli) Murray and Susan (Robert Battles) Forty. Dearest grandmother of Teresa (Adam) Carver and Alicia Rhodes-Condon. Dear great […]

 
 

Former Elmhurst Mayor Ray Fick dies at 87

Former Elmhurst Mayor Ray Fick dies at 87

Considered the man behind the underpass By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Early Tuesday morning, the Independent learned that former Mayor Ray Fick had passed away on April 25, 2016, in the home he shared with his wife Mary Ann in Naples, Florida. In addition to his wife, Fick […]