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 […]

Vlasta “Val” Zitny, nee Linhart

Vlasta “Val” Zitny, nee Linhart, age 90 of Downers Grove, formerly of Brookfield.  Beloved wife of the late Roy Stanley Zitny; fond mother of Christopher (Deborah) Zitny and Russell (Kathryn) Zitny; dear grandmother of  Brooke (Patrick) McCarthy, Brett (Elizabeth) Zitny, Eric (Amy) Zitny and Kelly (Brian) Redding; great grandmother of Lily, Ethan, Marissa, Andi, Tatum, […]

Donald Buhle

Donald Buhle, age 55 of Lisle, formerly of Lyons .  Beloved partner of Robert Jelinski, loving brother of John (Heather) Buhle, Marianne (Anthony) Duran, the late Linda (the late George) Buhle, the late Jane (the late Donald) Strugala and the late Marybeth Smith; dear son of the late George Buhle and the late Mildred Buhle, […]

JoAnn Sheehan, nee Grady

JoAnn Sheehan, nee Grady, age 90, of Westmont, formerly of Chicago.  Loving mother of Sharon (John) Powers and Kathleen (Darrel) Waldera; dearest grandmother of Bridget (Greg), Michael, David, Katherine and Emily; great-grandmother of Wanda; wife of the late Maurice Sheehan. Member of Beta Sigma Phi. Memorial Mass, Saturday August 28, 2021 at St. Mary of […]

Patricia Pacholski, nee Slack

Patricia Pacholski, nee Slack age 83, of Downers Grove, formerly of La Grange Park.  Beloved wife of the late Norbert Pacholski; loving sister of Saundra LaLonde and the late John (Jacqueline) Blank; dear sister-in-law of Stanley (Audrey) Pacholski, Robert (Vicki) Pacholski, Gerald (Karen) Pacholski and the late Aloysius (the late Jean) Pacholski; aunt of many […]