Violette Arbor, 89

Violette Rose Elizabeth Arbor, nee Paske, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Victor S.; mother of Kristen (James Hendricks) Arbor and the late Susan Kaleel; grandmother of Lena Hendricks, Julia (Joseph Bolkovatz) Kaleel and the late James Kaleel; great grandmother of […]


Willam A. Kiefer

Willam A. Kiefer of Elmhurst, U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam era passed away recently. Beloved husband of Linda nee Wilton. Loving father of Dawn (Edwin) Fiebrandt, Brian (Kate), Karolyn (Craig) Doro, Matthew (Amanda DeWitte) Kiefer. Dearest grandfather of Mary and Laura Fiebrandt, Zoey and Carson Kiefer, Malorie, Keegan […]


Beverly Jane Richardson

Beverly Jane Richardson

Beverly Jane Richardson (nee Mason) passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at her residence in The Creste at Village Pointe Commons, Grafton. Wisconsin. She is survived by her devoted husband of 60 years, Jack D. Richardson, and daughters Carol (Dan) Richardson McCoy of Mequon, WI and Julia (Eric) […]


Bruce A. Peterson

Bruce A. Peterson, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Alice nee Kellerhals; father of Gary (Lauren), Roger (Catherine) and John; proud grandfather of Jeffrey, Benjamin and Samuel. Bruce was a longtime member of the Addison and Elmhurst Art Leagues, where he cherished the […]


Linda A. Wilson

Linda A Wilson, passed away surrounded by her beloved family, native of Chicago and long time resident of Elmhurst; dearest wife and “Hon” of Michael; treasured mother of David (Karyn), Susan (Bill Pearch), Liane, Marla (John) Lyon and Joseph (Jamie) Wilson; cherished grandma of Samantha Wilson, Brody and Riley Wilson, […]


Elmhurst loses a pillar of the community

Elmhurst loses a pillar of the community

Darrell Whistler passes away at 83 By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Some people — many people, really — are active in the community. Every now and then, there comes a person who literally IS the community. One such person is Darrell Whistler, who has been the community for […]


Veterans Commission to honor Bales, Korean KIA

Veterans Commission to honor Bales, Korean KIA

Donald J. Bales deceased September 1, 1950, a U.S. Army Korean War veteran, will be honored during the 1 p.m. honor guard ceremony this Sunday, June 11, by having his name placed in the Roll of Remembrance at the Veterans Memorial in Wilder Park. Bales entered the service in 1949 […]


Georgia Berg, 98

Memorial service June 17 Georgia Berg, a long-time Elmhurst resident, recently passed away peacefully at the amazing age of 98. Her family will host a memorial open house on Saturday, June 17 from 1-3 p.m. in Washington Park in Elmhurst where a memorial tree has been planted. The park is […]


James G. Webb, 63

James G. Webb, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 63. Beloved husband of Kim nee Woodman; loving father of Nathan, Alex and Chelsea; dear son of the late Cecil and Elouise Webb; brother of Carol Ives; brother-in-law of Gail (Jim) Gasper; uncle of Erica (Avrom Feinberg) Gallagher, […]


Ralph “Butch” R. Modlin, 61

Ralph “Butch” R. Modlin, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 61. Beloved husband of Diane nee Schlitt. Loving father of Jeffrey and Scott Modlin. Cherished son of Edna and the late Ralph H. Modlin. Dearest brother of Linda (Bob) Sibilla. Fond uncle of Allen Sibilla and Jennifer […]