John D. Myhre

John D. Myhre, age 79 of Western Springs. Beloved husband of Diane Myhre, nee Deal; loving father of Elizabeth (Michael Weinberg) Myhre and Daniel Myhre; predeceased by his parents Erling Meyer and Irma Meyer, nee Williams and his sister Joy Meyer; dear father in law Gordon (the late Edna) and brother-in-laws Edward (Barbara) Deal and […]

Gregory Paul Lietz

Gregory Paul Lietz, age 60, of Hinsdale.  Beloved son of Dennis Lietz and the late Helen Lietz, nee Wiles; fond brother of Peggy (Owen) Lindauer, Jennifer (David) Wideman, Karen (Paul) Hoelscher and Peter (Rita) Lietz; uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Gregory was very active in the Boy Scouts of America.  Member of All Saints […]

Donald W. Mudra

Donald W. Mudra, age 85, Air Force Veteran of LaGrange Park. Retired Police Sergeant of Westerns Springs. Beloved husband of 64 years to Mary Ann Mudra, nee Pardus; loving father of Julie (David) Denson and Robert (Kristine) Mudra; devoted grandfather of Alexandria (Christopher) Wiley, Kyle Mudra, Molly (John) Harris, Karli Mudra and Olivia Denson; proud […]

John Robert Munch

John Robert Munch, Worshipful Master, Western Springs # 1136 AF & AM, age 60 of Romeoville.  Beloved husband of Kimberly Jo Munch, nee Yena; fond father of Robert John Munch and Elizabeth Jo (Andrew) Board; dear grandfather of Daniel Patrick Board. A Memorial Gathering will be held Friday, May 21, 2021 from 2 P.M. to time […]

Mary Alice Schneider, nee Yackley

Mary Alice Schneider, nee Yackley, age 94, of LaGrange Park. Mary was born in Naperville to her late parents John Yackley and Augusta Yackely, nee Berger. On July 16, 1951, she married her now late husband Leonard W. Schneider and were married for almost 50 years till his passing on May 22, 2001; fond mother […]

Georgiana F. Vacek, nee Firych

Georgiana F. Vacek, nee Firych, age 93, of Western Springs. Beloved wife of the late Robert Vacek; fond mother of Sharon Vacek, Karen (Nick) Corriero; grandmother of Grace and Dean Corriero; sister of Vera (the late Alvin) Drehman, aunt of Erik Sundquist, Victoria Sundquist, Keith Schultz, Robert Schultz and Alvin Drehman. Services and Interment Private. […]

Robert H. Shafer

Robert H. Shafer, age 81 of Western Springs.   Army Veteran. Beloved husband of 52 years to Mary Shafer, nee Brockman; dear father of Jennifer (Lucas) Brashear and Laura Shafer; loving grandfather of Parker, Brayden and Lindsey; brother of the late Everett (Anne) Shafer; uncle of many nephews. Services are Private. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral […]

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.  Passed peacefully on September 5, 2020, surrounded by her family.  Beloved mother of James C. Lafferty and Judith L. Gutzwiller, fond grandmother of James E. (Kazue) Lafferty and Shaun E. (Hailey) […]

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, […]

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