Rita Mae Bambach, nee Bennett

Rita Mae Bambach passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on September 10, 2020; she was 90 years old.  Beloved wife of Richard (Dick).  Cherished mother of Rich, Rod, and Robyn, and mother-in-law of Robin, Linda, and Scott.  Adored grandmother of Haley, Jackson, Olivia, Bradley, Georgia, Adriana, and Kevin. Rita was born in Chicago, […]

Shirley Edwards Lafferty, nee Edwards

Shirley Edwards Lafferty, nee Edwards, age 99, of LaGrange Park, LaGrange and Western Springs, IL; formerly of Plymouth Michigan, Dalton Georgia and Dallas Texas. Beloved mother of James C. Lafferty and Judith L. Gutzwiller, fond grandmother of James E. (Kazue) Lafferty and Shaun E. (Hailey) Lafferty, dear great grandmother of Manami Lafferty, Ayu Lafferty, Aika […]

Norman Gurgel

Norman Gurgel, age 83, Army (1960-1962) Veteran of Westmont, retired postal worker of Western Springs. Beloved husband of Sandra Gurgel, nee Boucek; loving father of Heather (David) Carlile, Tiffany Gurgel and Jonathan (Stephanie) Gurgel; devoted grandfather of Samantha and Zachary Carlile, Jackson and Jakob Gurgel; brother of Lenore (the late Tom) McCauley, Melvin (MaryLou) Gurgel, […]

Alberta Frintner, nee Ilg

Alberta Frintner, nee Ilg, age 86, of LaGrange Park, formerly of Brookfield and Fontana, WI. Beloved wife of the late Edward William Frintner, III; loving mother of Linda (Dean) Cada, Judy Frintner, Sharon (Paul) Ranieri, Steven (Mary) Frintner, David (Mary Pat) Frintner and Joan Timberlake; devoted grandmother of Kellene (Matthew) O’Connell, Katie (Jeff) Thiede, DeeDee […]

Richard C. Seeman

Richard C. Seeman, age 92 of Western Springs. WWll Army Veteran. Beloved father of Richard A. Seeman, dear grandfather of Nicole and Mark; fond brother of the late Lydia, June, Gertrude and Henry; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service, Thursday, August 20, 2020 at St. John Lutheran Church, LaGrange, IL., Service 11 […]

Joan M. Pontius, nee Medford

Joan M. Pontius, aged 89, died at Plymouth Place in LaGrange Park on April 17, 2020. She grew up in Swarthmore PA and attended Earlham College where she met her husband William I. Pontius. She was a cheerleader and he played football. They were married in 1951 and raised two children while living in Western […]

Thomas Edward Vana

Thomas Edward Vana, age 81, of Downers Grove formerly of Western Springs. Services Private. Interment Private Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park. Arrangements Entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL  60513 Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com  

Scott A. Flynn

Scott A. Flynn, age 68 of La Grange Park. Beloved son of Marilyn J. Flynn, nee Basak and the late Robert E. Flynn; fond brother of Robert Flynn, Candace (Larry) Ferries and the late Jon Flynn; uncle and great uncle of several nieces and nephews. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 […]

Edmund “Bud” C. Rimmele

Edmund “Bud” C. Rimmele, age 83 of Western Springs. Beloved husband of Rosina “Teena” Rimmele, nee Yanik, fond father of Robert (Erin and their daughters Emma and Rachel), Michael (Debbie and their daughter Claire and son Benjamin) and John (Alexandra and their sons Daniel, Michael and Matthew) Rimmele. Lying in State Monday, June 24, 2019 […]

Richard T. Vlcek

Richard T. Vlcek, age 86, of Western Springs. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Rose E. Vlcek, nee Renella; dear father of David M. (Karen) Vlcek, Thomas J. (Lillian) Vlcek, and Steven R. (Melinda) Vlcek; grandfather of Joseph Vlcek, Catherine Vlcek, Natalie Vlcek, and Hailey Vlcek. Richard was a member of the St. Francis […]

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