Obituaries

Patricia “Patti” Vorel, 55

Visitation Thursday; mass Friday Patricia “Patti” Vorel, nee Knighton, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 55. She was the daughter of the late Roy and Angela Knighton; beloved wife of Mark Vorel; loving mother of Taylor, Lauren, and Kendall Vorel; fond sister of Wallace (Suzanne) Knighton, Elizabeth […]

 
 

Marjorie Jane Leslie, 94

Marjorie Jane Leslie died December 28, 2020, at the age of 94. Memorial service on Saturday, Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. at Elmhurst Presbyterian Church, 367 Spring Rd., Elmhurst. Memorials may be made to Elmhurst Presbyterian Church or DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind. Masks are required for attendees. Arrangements were provided […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—August 12

DAVID J. BACHAR David John Bachar, age 56, of Lombard, passed away at home surrounded by family Aug. 2, 2021. A Celebration of Life was held on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information. PHYLLIS S. GRECO […]

 
 

Respected Illinois strategist, former White House aide dies; Villa Park resident Dave Loveday began career with Reagan in 1980

Respected Illinois strategist, former White House aide dies; Villa Park resident Dave Loveday began career with Reagan in 1980

“Oh yeah, Dave me pulled into that. Turned out really great.” It’s an expression – along with many similar variations – that’s been heard throughout the circles of Illinois public service for more than four decades. “Real and honest and fearless,” said Appellate Court Justice Joe Birkett. “He was a […]

 
 

Villa Park loses long-time business leader; Odeum matriarch Phyllis Greco passes away at 95

Villa Park loses long-time business leader; Odeum matriarch Phyllis Greco passes away at 95

Phyllis “MG” Greco, matriarch of the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, and many other area businesses, passed away on July 26, 2021 at the age of 95. She died at her home in Elmhurst, where she had lived for more than 60 years.  She was the beloved wife and […]

 
 

Susanna Mae Warmann, 87

Susanna Mae Warmann, née Waring, passed peacefully on July 23, 2021, at the age of 87. Loving wife of her late husband Robert; beloved mother of Diana (Craig), Cheryl (Jay), Kris (Tracy) and the late Bruce; cherished grandmother of Grace and Bruce; sister of the late John Waring. Sue grew […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—August 5

JAMES M. HERRERA James M. Herrera, age 62, of Lombard, died July 26, 2021, at his home. All Services are private. For more info, visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094. EDWARD W. JACOBSEN A memorial service will be held in honor of Edward W. Jacobsen (Jake) on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, […]

 
 

Richard “Dick” D. Bruce, 85

Richard “Dick” D. Bruce, 85

Services Friday, Aug. 6 Richard “Dick” D. Bruce passed away on August 1, 2021 at his home in Elmhurst at the age of 85. Dick is survived by his dearly loved and caring wife of more than 63 years, Betty, his three cherished daughters and sons-in-law Cheryl (Kevin) Smith, Joyce […]

 
 

Dorothy L. Pasij, 86

Dorothy L. Pasij, longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away July 21, 2021, at the age of 86. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Peter in 2015 and is survived by her daughter Linda Pasij.  Dorothy was a member of the Red Hat Society and also a member of […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—July 29

MARILYN PHOEBE FERRIS Marilyn Phoebe Ferris (née Collins) passed away at the age of 93 on Saturday, November 14, in her home surrounded with family. Marilyn is survived by her 10 children; Phoebe (Matt) Bachleda, Mark, Matt, Amy (Don) Pollack, Nora (Kraig) Sternquist, Hugh, Pat (Suzanne), Mike (Diane), Andy (Sheri) […]