Obituaries

Robert “Bob” Thomsen Terp, 95

Robert “Bob” Thomsen Terp, passed away on Feb. 23, 2021, at the age of 95. Welcomed in heaven by his parents Anna and Nis Terp, brother Harold, wife Barbara (Mills) and her family. He is survived by his wife Elaine (Beese); children Patricia (Sinan), Karen (Gerald), Richard (Jane), Susan, Carol […]

 
 

Isham Russell Moses, Jr. 

Isham Russell Moses, Jr., or “Russ Moses,” was born July 8, 1926 in Maywood and passed away on April 7, 2021, in Lombard. Beloved husband of Mary Lou, nee Tiberi, married June 9, 1996. Devoted father of Cheryl (the late Robert) Palko, Bruce (Jan) Moses, Sandra (Donald) Muellner, and Gregory […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—April 8

BARBARA JEAN EDSTROM Barbara Jean Edstrom, 90, of Villa Park, Illinois, departed to be in the glory of the Lord on January 17, 2021, while staying with daughter Donna Jean Mikal in Valley Center, California for cancer treatments at the University of San Diego Cancer Hospital. Barbara Jean McKnight was […]

 
 

Thomas O. Myers, Jr. passes away at 96

Thomas O. Myers, Jr. passes away at 96

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst resident Thomas O. Myers Jr., owner and president of Thomas O. Myers Real Estate in Elmhurst, passed away on Thursday, April 1 at the age of 96. He was born on Dec. 29, 1924. Myers, along with his wife, Shirley, is the […]

 
 

Charles (Chuck) Huber, 88

Charles (Chuck) Huber, 88

Charles (Chuck) Huber died on March 22, 2021 at the age of 88, after suffering from heart failure. He spent the last two weeks of his life surrounded by his children playing cards, watching basketball, reminiscing and, in true Huber fashion, sharing more laughter than tears. Chuck was born in […]

 
 

Philip Asselborn, 77

Philip Asselborn, 77

Philip Asselborn, of Elmhurst, passed peacefully March 19, 2021 at the age of 77.  Phil will be remembered for his charismatic and fun-loving personality and was well-loved by everyone he knew. Phil was born on July 29 in Chicago and grew up in Cicero.  Phil served in the Navy where […]

 
 

Barbara Jean Edstrom, 90

Barbara Jean Edstrom, 90

Barbara Jean Edstrom, of Villa Park, departed to be in the glory of the Lord on Jan. 17 while staying with daughter Donna Jean Mikal in Valley Center, Calif., for cancer treatments at the University of San Diego Cancer Hospital. She was 90 Barbara Jean McKnight was born in Elmhurst […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—April 1

JANET A. BALL Janet A. Ball, née Sepka, age 61, of Lombard, died March 24, 2021, at Elmhurst Hospital. A Visitation was held Saturday, March 27, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information. PATRICIA H. MATZEK Patricia H. Matzek, née Hill, […]

 
 

Former D205 Superintendent Merle Baker passes away; York auditorium was named for long-time administrator

Former D205 Superintendent Merle Baker passes away; York auditorium was named for long-time administrator

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent If you’ve ever been to the auditorium at York High School, you may have noticed a bronze plaque on the wall dedicated to long-time District 205 teacher and administrator Merle Baker. Baker Auditorium is his namesake and many students who passed through the […]

 
 

William T. Loughman, 89

William T. Loughman passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, at the age of 89. Born in Chicago to William J. and Josephine, nee Jucik, Loughman. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in 1952. Bill flew fighter jets for the Air Force and Air […]