Josephine DeSantis, nee Carella

Josephine DeSantis, nee Carella, age 88, of Downers Grove, formerly North Riverside; beloved wife of the late Peter M. DeSantis; loving mother of Frank (Laura) DeSantis, Rocco (Andrea) DeSantis, Florence (Michael Ibarra) Pedecone, Victoria (Greg) Bink; proud grandmother of Dena (Jeremy) Fagan, Frank (Allanah) DeSantis, Ronnie (Lauren) Pedecone, Nikki Pedecone, Peter (Agnes) DeSantis, Danny (Kristen) […]

Agnieszka Ewa Michalak

Agnieszka Ewa Michalak, age 57 of Downers Grove. Beloved mother of Joanna and Natalia Zienkiewicz. Loving daughter of Pawel and Krysia Michalak; sister of Kasia and Basia Michalak; friend to many Memorial Visitation, Thursday, September 28, 2023 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M and Friday September 29, 2023 8:45 A.M. to 9:15 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral […]

Lowell L. Maiers

Lowell L. Maiers, age 85 of Downers Grove, Illinois passed away on July 24, 2023.  U.S. Army Veteran Lowell always believed in the power of helping others. His generosity seen and felt by his family, his community and his church. His stories would always leave you with a new perspective on life or a laugh. […]

Phyllis E. Trout

Phyllis E. Trout, age 86, of Westmont formerly of Downers Grove, Elmwood Park, Chicago and Cicero. Dear friend and companion of the late Robert D. Pawelek (CPD); beloved sister of Anne Fantozzi; dear aunt of Deborah (John) Randazzo; loving great-aunt of Nicole Randazzo; predeceased by her parents the late Frank Sidlauskas and Mary Sidlauskas, nee […]

L. Elaine Lawson, nee Kranz

L. Elaine Lawson, nee Kranz, age 98, of Lombard, formerly of Brookfield and Downers Grove. Beloved wife of 62 years to the late Lloyd Arelando Lawson; devoted mother of Lana (Eric) Larson and Cathy (Jim) Lawson – Kennedy; loving grandmother of Brad Larson and Liz Larson; sister of Erna (the late William) Ahlemeyer and the […]

Marilyn Jean Schroeder, nee Hansen

Marilyn Jean Schroeder, nee Hansen age 95, of Downers Grove, formerly of LaGrange Park. Beloved wife of the late Elmer A. Schroeder; fond mother of William (Sandi) Schroeder and Richard (Julie) Schroeder, dear grandmother of Jason (Kelly) Schroeder, Bob Schroeder, Michael (Alexis) Schroeder and Amy (Rick) Lethert; great grandmother of Gage, Austin, Ryder, Ellie and […]

Robert L. Eisen

Retired Bankruptcy Judge Robert L. Eisen, of La Grange, passed away peacefully on January 7th at the age of 97. Beloved husband of Catherine Eisen, nee Kretch. Devoted father of Steve (Susan Blackman) Eisen, Merija (Steve Klaven) Eisen and Tony Eisen. Loving grandfather of Maria (Nick) Eisen, Luci (David Lee) Eisen, Rachel (Ethan Zelner) Klaven, […]

Luanne E. Lechner, nee Miklos

Luanne E. Lechner, nee Miklos, age 86, of Chicago. Beloved wife of the late James M. Lechner; fond mother of James M. (Gwen) Lechner Jr., Michael (Wendy) Lechner, Kenneth (Jennifer) Lechner and Daniel (Sarah) Lechner; grandmother of Nicole, Laura, Christopher, Joseph, Jaclyn and Abigail; great grandmother of Brandon; sister of Ronald (Betty Lou) Miklos, Carol […]

John Makay Purchase

John Makay Purchase, age 60, of Downers Grove, formerly of Willow Springs. Beloved husband of Charmaine Purchase, nee Sansone; fond father of Nicole Purchase and the late Anthony Purchase; dear son of Evalia Purchase, nee Zima and the late Ian Purchase; brother of Richard Purchase; friend to many. On Saturday, April 23, 2022 guests will […]

Paul S. Marek

Paul S. Marek, age 67 of Downers Grove. Beloved husband of Deanne G. Marek, nee Greco; proud father of Julie (Grant) Ondo, Holly (Daniel) LaDuca, Scott Marek, Emily (David) Morrill, Sam (Brian) Piazza, Anna Marek, Grace (Jacob) Maurer and Luke Marek; dear grandfather of Drew, Hope and Hazel, Fred and Claire; brother of the late […]