JOSEPH G. BALSAMO
Joseph G. Balsamo, age 84, of Lombard, passed away on June 27th, 2022.
Joseph was the beloved husband of 63 years to Suzanne, née Loebig; loving father of Diane (Rev. Mark) Frusti of Streamwood, Tina (Mark) Weatherhead of Woodridge, Joseph W. (Michele) of Arizona. Grandfather of Isaac, Eva (Zach) Breitenbach, Elizabeth, Apollos, Mark (Christina), Susanna, Ashley, Joel; step-grandfather of Tiffany, Erika, Madison Jones; great grandfather of M.J. and Leo Ace; dear brother of Salvatore J. Balsamo; and uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Joseph grew up in Chicago and was a resident of Lombard for 57 years. He attended Austin High School and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Joseph was an Engineer Draftsman and a Cartographer who created the maps for Lombard and the Western Suburbs. He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors, especially gardening, camping, and family outings. He enjoyed attending concerts in the park, and car shows, and spent much of his additional free time drawing and creating art.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, July 16th, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., followed by a Memorial Service at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln St, Lombard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Lutheran School, ATTN: Mortgage, 220 S. Lincoln Lombard, IL 60148, are appreciated.
Info: www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094.

JANE A. BEAUPRÉ
Jane A. Beaupré (née Shannon) of Lombard, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at the age of 86. Originally from Colona, Illinois, she graduated from Geneseo High School where she enjoyed playing the piano during halftime at football games all while being pulled behind a tractor. She went on to work at Ray Graham Association as a driver and a transportation coordinator.
Jane was an active member of Sacred Heart Parish, where church members may fondly remember her serving in the Women’s Club, where she was honored as Woman of the Year in 1978. She also lent her voice to the choir and her spirit to families in mourning as a member of the funeral ministry.
Jane will be remembered by all for her delicious cookies and pies, her positivity, jokes, and great smile. She enjoyed playing the piano, working jigsaw and crossword puzzles, gardening, playing cards with friends and family, and baking many tasty treats. Jane, who was preceded in death by her husband Ralph, her parents Elizabeth and Robert Shannon, and her brother Bill, will be greatly missed by her four children – Christine Kral (Ralph), Ralph (June), Greg (Sabine) and Beth Szymanski (Paul); and her nine grandchildren – Sam, Isabella, Quinn, Bob, Tess, Janie, Owen, Ralphie, and Mary.

SUSAN E. HENDRON
Susan E. Hendron, née Schroeder, age 67, of Villa Park, IL, formerly of Carol Stream, IL. Beloved wife of William Hendron; loving mother of Michael (Jessica) Hendron, Julie (Robert) Michalik, Christine (Kevin) Creighton, and Stephanie Hendron; dear daughter of the late Elizabeth, née Bock, and the late Gerald Schroeder; devoted grandmother of Nicholas, Landon, Roxie, Lorelei, and Charlotte; sister of Gerald Jr., Russell, Alan, Jeffery, Robert, William and the late Ronald; aunt, niece and cousin of many.
Susan was a member to the Girls Scouts of America and the DuPage County Genealogical Society. She was a former nurse’s aide of Elmhurst Hospital, office assistant at the DuPage County Girl Scout Office, employee of Dominick’s, Cee Bee’s, Family Foods, Omni and Community Dept. Store.
Service were held Saturday, July 2, from Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, to Mass at St. Luke Catholic Church, 421 Cochise Ct., Carol Stream, IL 60188. Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.
Funeral info: steuerlefh.com or 630-832-4161.

CYNTHIA JOHNSON MULLOY-RICHARDSON
Cynthia Johnson Mulloy-Richardson, Los Gatos, California, 1947-2022.
Cynthia died in early May of this year after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents Harry William and Lorraine Johnson of Lombard, and husband Bob Richardson.
Cynthia was born in Chicago, IL, before moving to Lombard in 1947. She attended Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, IL, and Kemper Hall, Kenosha, Wisconsin, later earning a degree from the University of Memphis in Tennessee.
Cynthia worked for Pro-Soccer San Jose Earthquakes and volunteered with youth and social causes while traveling and visiting a large portion of the world.
Cynthia is survived by her children, daughter Cassie Dresti (Dan) and son Michael (Holly) Mulloy, as well as her “much older brother” Warren C. Johnson Sr. (Dorothy) of Lombard. Also nephew SMSgt. Warren C. Johnson Jr. (Margie) and niece Wynter Johnson Troy (Scott).
Cynthia was a bright, sociable individual who brought a glow to any room, event or gathering. She will be greatly missed by all those that knew and loved her. No memorial is planned at this time. Contributions to your favorite charity in her name would be greatly appreciated.

RAYMOND SEYFERLICH
Raymond Seyferlich, age 59, of Villa Park, IL.
Beloved husband of Annette Neely. Loving father to Michael Seyferlich and Laura (Joshua) Jarvis. Loving grandfather to Jordan and Shayla. Devoted stepfather to Shawn (Justine) Neely, Cari (Corey) Winfree and Jessica (Patrick) O’Donoghue. Loving grandfather to Lucy, Molly, Elliot and Aidan. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and countless friends. Ray will always be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, kindness, generosity, and loving heart.
Ray enjoyed spending time poolside or at the beach. He was an avid fan of the Chicago Blackhawks and White Sox, as well as a connoisseur of fine Tennessee and Irish whiskies.
Visitation will be held Thursday, July 14, from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Steuerle Chapel, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park. Services and interment private. Funeral info: steuerlefh.com or 630-932-1500 or 630-832-4161.

DAVID WEILAND
David Weiland, age 71, was born in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, on January 2nd, 1951. He graduated from Aquinas High School in LaCrosse in 1969 and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1973. He then moved to the Chicago area in 1974 to start his career in engineering.
Early in his first job he met his soulmate, Carol Schrader, and they married in May 1977.
He started as an engineer and continued to advance his career with increasing responsibilities, culminating in achieving the Electrical Department Manager role. After ten years in that position, he stepped down from the manager role to do what he really loved, engineering.
He was blessed throughout his life with loving parents, siblings who both cared and inspired, a wife whose love and belief made life meaningful and joyous, and the two children who filled him with pride and humility. Given a lifetime filled with blessings, he tried to give back in a small way by mentoring young engineers, coaching various sports for kids, tutoring math for adults studying for their GED and volunteering at Habitat for Humanity to help deserving people obtain a house and home.
Beloved husband of Carol Weiland, née Schrader; loving father of Michelle Weiland and Stephen Weiland; fond brother of Marie (the late Kent) Thurston, the late Richard (Mary Jane) Weiland, the late Lori Patros, and the late Sue Welch; uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Gathering, Thursday, July 21st, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Prayer service at 5:00 p.m.
Memorials to Restore, Addison are appreciated. Funeral info: knollcrest.net or 630-932-1500.

 

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