Gertrud Erna Beadle, nee Gartner

Gertrud Erna Beadle, nee Gartner, age 92 of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Julius Brett Beadle; loving mother of Lawrence (Cheryl) Beadle, Michael Beadle and Carolyn (Michael) Ressl; beloved grandmother and great grandmother of many; sister of Wally Bohm and Ottmar Gartner. Gertrud came to this country as a young bride by […]

George J. Kuchar

George J. Kuchar, age 90 of LaGrange Park. Korean Army Veteran. Beloved husband of 66 years to Joan G. Kuchar, nee Graham; loving father of Kenneth (Jody) Kuchar, Keith (Carol) Kuchar and Kathryn (David) Drew; dear grandfather of Carly Drew, Joseph Kuchar, Sarah Drew, Trajan Kuchar and the late Jason Kuchar; brother of the late […]

Emil “Buddy” Beran

Emil “Buddy” Beran, Korean War Marine Veteran, age 87, of Brookfield, formerly of Chicago.  Beloved husband of the late Renetta R. Beran, nee Lesniak; loving father of Venessa Beran and Collette (George Adamczyk) Beran; predeceased by 7 siblings; uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 3 P.M. […]

Mary Therese Ward

Mary Therese Ward, age 90, of Batavia, formerly of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Richard J. Ward: cherished mother of Maureen (Daniel) Schaeffer, Peggy (Lawrence) Smith, Timothy J. (Caitilin Hamill) Ward, Monica (John) Andersen, and Edward J. (Pamela) Ward M.D.; Nana to Anne Schaeffer, Katherine (John) Hausmann, Laura (Nathan) Chiantella, Joseph (Amanda) […]

Dorothy “Bugs” R. Carlberg, nee Bartos

Dorothy—or Bugs, as she was known growing up—was born at Mary Thompson Hospital in Chicago to Edward George and Rose Martina Agatha Bartos on 16 September, 1928. She graduated Good Counsel High School in 1945, at which time she and her friends would frequently go dancing—usually with young servicemen—at the Aragon and Trianon ballrooms in […]

Dorothy Marie Crawley, nee Sazma

Dorothy Marie Crawley, nee Sazma, age 93, of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Ted A. Crawley; loving mother of Lynne (Gregory) Kraft, Gayle (Robert) Magruder, Patricia (Rick) Cavaliere, Therese (Larry) Coha, Randall (Rose Pnewski) Crawley, Lori (Thomas) Kennedy, Mark (Linda) Crawley; grandmother of Kevin Kraft, Kelly (Daniel) Maddox, Robert (Jenny) Magruder, Garrett […]

Ellen Kammrath

Ellen Kammrath, 97, died August 20, 2018 She once said that her aspiration was to be a good mother, and in that she was more than successful. Whether making the favorite jello for her grandson or keeping grandpa awake when bringing one of the grandkids back for a weekend, she always looked out for the […]

Judy Jensen, nee Paul

Judy Jensen, nee Paul, age 73, of LaGrange Park. Beloved wife of the late Michael Dale Jensen; dear mother of Kristine (Paul) Cernansky and Paul Jensen; fond grandmother of Alexander Cernansky and Sophie Cernansky; sister of Eloise (the late Carl) Osmolski, Ruth (Jimmy) Rojewski and the late Katherine Paul; aunt of many nieces and nephews. […]

Carl M. Dropka

Carl M. Dropka, age 63, lifelong resident of the Village of North Riverside suddenly passed August 16, 2018. He leaves behind his loving wife of 39 years, Milissa Dropka, nee Mentzer, devoted son, Michael (fiancé Christiana Gentry) Dropka, his mother Dorothy Dropka, mother-in-law, Mildred Mentzer and brother-in-law, Cary Mentzer, uncle of Raymond Mentzer and of […]

Patricia Ann “Dolly” Bachar, nee Petrone

Patricia Ann “Dolly” Bachar, nee Petrone, age 80 of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of George D. Bachar, sister of Maureen (the late William J.) Becker, the late Eileen Petrone, Debra Bukowski and Maryellen Fitzhugh; sister-in-law of Emily Joyce; aunt of  Michelle Paris, Eileen Fitzhugh, Tracy Fitzhugh, Briann Blunk; great aunt of many more. Services […]