Obituaries

Obituaries

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 […]

 
 

Obituaries

Obituaries

George A. Calhoun, 84 George A. Calhoun, of Elmhurst, died peacefully surrounded by his family on May 2, 2016, at the age of 84.  He was born in Chicago on April 11, 1932. Devoted husband of Sandra, nee Johnson, for 59 years; loving father of Lynn (Bill) Nichols, Patricia (Bob) […]

 
 

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J. Dale Westcoat, 81 J. Dale Westcoat, a 44-year resident of Elmhurst, passed away at home on April 25, after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 81. Dale was born December 2, 1935 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the late […]

 
 

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John F. Hasser, 69 John F. Hasser, formerly of Fowler, Ind., and long-time Elmhurst resident, passed away on April 15, 2016, at the age of 69. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary Jane nee McIntyre. He is survived by his loving wife, Bettie; siblings Joe […]

 
 

Marta Davy loses valiant fight Philanthropist, volunteer, community leader passes away at 58

Marta Davy loses valiant fight  Philanthropist, volunteer, community leader passes away at 58

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Everywhere you turned, she was there. If there was a fight for what’s right, she was there. If there was an endeavor that needed leadership, she was there. Whether it was for local students of District 205 or those far away in […]

 
 

Obituaries

Obituaries

Beverly M. Leone, 78 Beverly M. Leone nee Dukovan, of Wayne, formerly of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 78. Beloved wife of Frank Sr. for 58 years; loving mother of Frank Jr. (Noreen) and Michael (Molly); cherished grandmother of Rebecca (Sean) McCabe, Matthew (Jennifer) Gilles, Kyle, Nicholas […]

 
 

Elmhurst Choral Union director passes away James MacDonald was 4th conductor in ensemble’s history

Elmhurst Choral Union director passes away  James MacDonald was 4th conductor in ensemble’s history

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Independent has learned that James MacDonald, long-time director of the Elmhurst Choral Union, passed away on March 12. The fourth conductor in the ensembles history, Macdonald has conducted the Elmhurst Choral Union and Orchestra since 1998, widening the ensemble’s repertoire and […]

 
 

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Irene Lucille Kancer, 90 Irene Lucille Kancer nee Domianus, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Leonard; loving mother of Cheryl (Jay) Tiede and Gary (Kay Quam) Kancer; cherished grandmother of Craig Tiede, Tom (Kaitie) Tiede, Amanda (Jim) Toomey and Katharine Kancer; […]

 
 

Obituaries

Obituaries

H. Winston Zastrow, 88 H. Winston Zastrow, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved husband of 67 years to Bernice, nee Amen; loving father of Craig (Catherine) Zastrow, Teresa (Jim) Rich, Brent (Kathie) Zastrow, and Todd (Lynn) Zastrow; devoted grandfather of Michelle (Scott) Fulk, Eric Zastrow, […]