Elmhurst News Obituaries

Cindy Dettloff

    With hearts heavy yet brimming with cherished memories, we bid farewell to a beloved soul, Cindy Dettloff, who passed away on February 22, 2024 after a courageous two-year battle with endometrial cancer. Cindy’s journey was one illuminated by love, laughter, and a deep appreciation for life’s simple joys. Born […]

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Joan Cortopassi, 83

    Joan Cortopassi (nee Nowak), age 83, of Elmhurst, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, March 4, 2024. Joan was born in the South Chicago neighborhood to her late parents John L. and Irene T. (nee Prokop) Nowak. She is survived by her children, Kenneth A. […]

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Patricia J. Cheffer, 88

    Patricia J. Cheffer, nee Paris, age 88, of Elmhurst, beloved wife of the late Robert Gene; loving mother of Christian (Bonnie) and Paris Cheffer; cherished grandmother of Kimberly (John) Bretl, Ashley (Ian) Kalis, Blake and Montague Cheffer and great-grandmother of Andrew Bretl; dear sister of Michael (Marianne) Paris and […]

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Laura Myee Stonikas, 39

Laura Myee Stonikas, age 39, of Chicago, left us unexpectedly on February 25, 2024. She was born on February 19, 1985, to Martin and Rita Stonikas and grew up in Elmhurst where she attended District 205 schools.     Laura’s zest for life and appreciation for the finer things were infectious. She […]

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Rita Marie McGreal

    Rita Marie McGreal, nee Clancy, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2024.      Born on May 24, 1945, in Chicago, IL, Rita was a devoted wife to her loving husband James for 56 years. Together they raised five children: Wendy McGreal (Cheryl Leoni), Brian (Martha) McGreal, Lori McGreal, Matthew […]

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Thelma MacDougall, 102

    Thelma MacDougall, 102 years old, formerly of Elmhurst, IL, passed away peacefully in her home in Sewall’s Point, Florida, on Tuesday, Feb 27, 2024. Mrs. MacDougall and her late husband Robert MacDougall Sr., owned MacDougall Builders, Inc of Elmhurst, IL and were responsible for developing and building more than […]

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Barbara Ellen Miazga, 81

Barbara Ellen Miazga, 81 Born: September 7, 1942 (Woodstock, Illinois) Died: February 1, 2024 (Sherman Hospital, Elgin, Illinois)     Barbara Miazga was a loving, family woman who made a significant impact on the lives of many with her calming/steadying influence, go-go-go nonstop motor, and extremely sharp wit. Barbara grew up […]

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Bruce Evan Blair, 87

    Bruce Evan Blair, 87, of Elmhurst, Illinois, passed away on January 30, 2024 after a brief illness and hospitalization.     Bruce was the beloved husband of Ruth and the cherished father of Laura (Dan) McKnight of Wauconda (recently of Shawnee, KS), Barbara (David) Mevis of Naperville, and Carolyn (Ted) […]

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Bruce Leon Josephs

    On February 2nd, 2024, the community lost Bruce Leon Josephs. Bruce passed in Naples, FL surrounded by his family and friends. His passing concluded a 6 year battle with cancer, having beaten it once during that time.      He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Melinda Kay […]

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Joanne A. McCampbell, 90 of Bensenville, died February 10th at her home. She is survived by her brother John (Pam) Clark, three daughters, Pam McCampbell, Linda (Ed) Moritz, and Laurie (Mark) Hartwig.  Seven grandchildren, Matthew (Renee) Tomasone, Mechelle Sanders, Michael (Georgia) Hartwig, Raymond (Kaitlyn) Hartwig, Marcus (Hanna) Moritz, Allison (Sean) […]