Elmhurst News Obituaries

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) […]

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Keith Olson, 87

Keith Olson, age 87, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2024 after a battle with cancer.     He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Irmgard, daughters Andrea Johnson (Jeffry) and Annette Sprague (Ted), grandchildren Everett, Dylan, and Caroline, and brother Clark (Barbara).      He was born in the […]

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 Joan Crabtree Bates, 95

    Joan Crabtree Bates, aged 95, beloved wife of the late Alben F. “Pete” Bates, Jr.; loving mother of Frederick (Janis), Josephine (the late David) Prasil, Angelique, Peter (Jamie) and the late Victoria Joan; proud Grandmere of Georgia, Ella, and Ian Bates; Daniel, Paul, Victoria, and Matthew Prasil; and Madeline, […]

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David A. Florczak Sr, 64

    David Anthony Florczak Sr, aged 64 years, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family on January 20th, 2024, after a 14 month long battle with brain cancer.     David was born on March 15th, 1959 to Loretta and Anthony Florczak in Paw Paw Michigan. He went on […]

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Frank Louis Kafka, 83

    Frank Louis Kafka, age 83, of Shorewood, formerly of Elmhurst, a good man and beloved husband of 59 years to Roberta Gore Kafka, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2024, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, due to cardiac, kidney, and pulmonary complications.      He was born […]

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Marlene M. Schillinger, 87

    Marlene M. Schillinger, 87, peacefully passed away January 25, 2024.  She was born August 20, 1936 in Chicago, to the late Wilbur and Helen Harder.     Marlene was a lifelong resident of Elmhurst, a long-time administrative assistant at Rotec Industries having retired in 2000, and above all, a wonderful […]

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Jeanne Crippin, 80

    Jeanne Crippin (nee Hays), age 80, passed away on January 11 after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.       Those mourning her most are Larry, her devoted husband of 58 years; grateful children David (Maggie Nowak) Crippin and Rachel (Chris) Clark; adoring grandchildren Alex, Andrew and Renatta; fond stepbrothers Bob […]

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Jim Breedlove, 66

    Jim Breedlove, age 66, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of January 18th, 2024. He joins his late parents, Herb and Margaret Breedlove, as well as his brother Fred Breedlove and nephew Christopher Breedlove. He is the beloved husband of Barbara Breedlove (nee Fremgen.) He is the cherished father […]