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Deborah A. Soboleski, age 57, of Glendale Heights, formerly of Lombard

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Deborah A. Soboleski, age 57, of Glendale Heights, formerly of Lombard, died June 18 at Seasons Hospice.

Loving wife of John; dear mother of Joseph (Natalie) of St. Charles, Michael (Fiancée Stephanie Starzec) of Carol Stream; dear sister of Kenneth (Carolyn) of Bolingbrook; and many nieces and nephews.

Deborah grew up in Lombard  and had lived in Glendale heights since 1990.  She attended Lombard Jr. High School and graduated from Glenbard East High School.  She worked for Masterpiece Framing in Bloomingdale.

A Memorial Visitation will be held Saturday, June 27, from 2-7 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Interment private.

Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

LEE A. HIRSCH, age 73, of Lombard

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

LEE A. HIRSCH, age 73, of Lombard, died June 16, 2020.

Services will be private.

Lee was the beloved husband of 45 years of the late Marietta, nee Tornabene; loving father of Juliemarie (Dan) Stephens of Lombard, Michael (Katherine) Hirsch of Lombard; cherished grandfather of Maxwell, Alexander, Alyssa, and Walter; dear brother of Sandra of Crystal Lake and Charles (Therese) of Chicago. Many nieces, nephews, relatives and cousins.

Lee was a resident of Lombard since 1979. He was formerly of Chicago. Lee graduated from Mather High School in Chicago and U. I. C. in Chicago.

Lee retired from the Canadian National Railroad in 2007 as a Car Accountant. After retirement, he worked as an usher for the Cubs for 7 seasons.

Lee was a former Lombard Jaycee’s Vice President. He cast the deciding vote to allow women to join Lombard Jaycees. Lee was a member of the Car Accountant  Receivables Association C.A.R.A.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Northern Illinois Food Bank, 273 Dearborn Court, Geneva, IL 60134, are appreciated. Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard. Info 630-629-0094 or www.brustfuneralhome.com.

Frank C. Cavey, Age 78, of Villa Park, formerly of Lombard

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frank C. Cavey passed away May 1, 2020, at the age of 78. He was born May 7, 1941.  He was a retired Lombard Police Sergeant, having 20 years on the force. He also served in the United States Army.

He leaves behind his children, Lynn (Steve) Mendak of Chicago, John (Beth) of Indiana and Diane Cavey of Villa Park; his grandchildren Nicholas, Allison, Amanda and Christopher; his sister, Mary Sons of Florida, his brothers, Arthur Cavey of Florida and Thomas (Iris) Cavey of Florida; his nieces and nephews; and his former wife and friend, Nancy Cavey.  He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas Cavey and Marjorie Cavey.

A private family service will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery on June 26, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Frank’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 S. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631.

Info Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, IL 60148. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

Barbara R. Novak nee Struck, age 78, of Glen Ellyn

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Barbara R. Novak nee Struck, age 78, of Glen Ellyn, died May 20 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.

Barbara was the loving wife of the late Robert A.; sister of Robert J. Struck and the late Bonnie McAullife; aunt of Phillip Geers and sister-in-law of Shirley Swanson and Sarah Novak; and many other nieces & nephews and other relatives.  She was preceded in death by 2 brother-in-laws, the late Donald Swanson and the late Leo Novak.

Barbara was born in Chicago and was a resident of Glen Ellyn for 30 years.  She was active at Sacred Heart Church in Lombard, where she did charity work and helped the disabled and the elderly.

Barbara had worked for Eastern Airlines and the State of Illinois at the Secretary of State office in Lombard.

UPDATED INFORMATION: A Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, June 25, at 10 AM at Sacred Heart Church, Lombard.  Private Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Barbara’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society 1801 S. Meyers Rd., Suite 100 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 or to Catholic Charities, 3130 Finley Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

John A. Beimal, age 67, of Lombard

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

John A. Beimal, age 67, of Lombard, died May 31, 2020.

John was the husband of the late Kathryn; son of the late Lorretta (Lor) nee Papineau and the late Jim C. of Lombard; dear brother of Barb, the late Jim and the late Bob. Many other relatives and friends.

John grew up in Lombard.  He graduated from Glenbard East High School in 1971.  He formerly lived in West Chicago.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 12, with 9:30 AM Prayers at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard to 10:00 AM Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Lombard.

Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

Roberta (Robin) Filipiak, nee Marshall, age 68, of Glen Ellyn

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Roberta (Robin) Filipiak, nee Marshall, passed away peacefully at home on June 5, 2020 at the age of 68.  (May 23, 1952 – June 5, 2020).

Robin, the beloved wife of Joseph M. Filipiak was proceeded in death by her son, Michael E. Herlihy Jr. (September 14, 1971 – December 17, 2017) and by her parents, Josephine Winifred and Frank James Marshall.

Robin is survived by her eight siblings, Francis (Doreen), Wayne (Debbie), Sherry (Lee) Selph, Gail (Thomas) Didier, Jeffrey (Elizabeth), Lea (Peter), Renee (Matthias), Mark (Francine) and loving Aunt to many Nieces and Nephews.

A private family celebration of Robin’s life to take place June 20, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Robin’s name can be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital at: https://www.stjude.org/

Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard Illinois.  Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

Mary Jane Cole nee Walsh, age 94, of Lombard

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Mary Jane Cole nee Walsh, age 94, of Lombard, died June 8, 2020

Mary Jane was the loving mother of Dave (Deanna) of Addison, Steve (Nancy) of Villa Park and Carey (Julie) of Indiana; grandmother of 7; great-grandmother of 12; sister of the late William Walsh of California; fond aunt of 2.

Mary Jane was born in Pittsburgh and had lived in Lombard for the past 3 years.  She had formerly lived in Addison and Wooddale.

Mary Jane was a retired office manager and had worked at Rainsoft Water Conditioning.  She enjoyed sewing and quilting.

A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, June 13, at 10 AM at Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mary Jane’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1801 South Meyers Road, Suite 100, Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

Doris C. “Dottie” McCormick died June 6, 2020, age 98

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Doris C. McCormick died June 6, 2020, age 98. “Dottie” was born April 28,1922 to Raymond Cook and Clara (Talbot) of Chicago; predeceased by brother William (Bud). She was a resident of Beacon Hill’s independent senior living in Lombard, IL when a sudden health shift (non covid-19) occurred a few days prior to her death.

Dottie was loving mother of Bruce (Becky), Pam (Tim Kochems); awesome Grandma of Kayla, Jordan (Kim Resnick), Phil (Maria Knauss); proud Great-grandmother of Emilia and August.

She was a role model to nieces and nephews, loyal friend of many. An elementary school teacher early in her life, active member in church for decades, a volunteer often, she was always eager to help others, giving of her time, resources, or listening ear.

In addition to caring deeply for others, she often expressed gratitude, even through her brief hospitalization. Dottie lived her values with positivity and kindness. Her “one-liners” and spunk elicited laughs and smiles. To the end, this spirited and feisty woman was still showing us size doesn’t matter to live fully and make a difference.

Private services entrusted to Brust Funeral Home, Lombard, IL
A celebration of Dottie’s life will take place at a future date. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in her name may be given to First Congregational Church of LaGrange, 100 6th Ave, La Grange, IL 60525

Virginia (Ginger) Dorenbos, nee Sepanski

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Virginia (Ginger) Dorenbos, nee Sepanski went to be with her Loving Lord and Saviour on June 4, 2020.  Ginger was the beloved wife of her husband David for 47 years; loving mother to her son Daniel Dorenbos and daughter Jennifer (Dorenbos) Ritchie (Paul); and the cherished grandmother of 4.  Ginger is survived by her brothers Tom (Lynda) and Phil (Lisa), sisters Sandra (Steve) and Gayle (Brian), and mother Peggy.  Ginger is proceeded in death by brother Robert and father Walter.

A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 9, from 2-7 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Funeral Service will be by Invitation Only on Wednesday, June 10, at 1 PM at Grace Bible Church, 398 Eggleston Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126.  Interment private at Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL.

Ginger was born in Chicago and lived in the West Suburban area for her entire life.  She was an active member of Grace Bible Church in Elmhurst for many years where she served as Financial Secretary, Women’s Bible Study Teacher, Church Hostess, VBS Coordinator, choir singer, and so much more.  She graduated from Glenbard East High School.  She received a degree in math from Elmhurst College and a masters from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Computer Science.   She worked at GTE, Rockwell, and then was an adjunct faculty member of the Elmhurst College math and computer science departments.  Ginger was a life-long learner and a counselor to many.  She loved to host family gatherings, knit, sew, stamp, cook, woodworking, play games, work on puzzles, attend the opera, and read.  In recent years, she loved the company of her church family, especially Bible studies and game nights.  Of the titles she held, wife, mother, and grandmother made her most proud.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Grace Bible Church Freedom Fund, 398 Eggleston Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126.  Arrangements handled by Brust Funeral Home, Lombard.  Info: www.brustfuneralhome.com or (630)629-0094.

Ina L. Sladek, nee Raffe, age 77, of Lombard

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Ina L. Sladek nee Raffe, age 77, of Lombard, passed away June 5, 2020.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 9th from 9 AM until time of Funeral Service at Noon at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. Private Interment will follow at Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst.

Ina was the beloved wife of Frank Sr; loving mother of Heather (Brad) Weaver of Michigan, the late Sheryl (Robert) Garza, Steven (Karen) Haertel of Burbank, Colleen (Tom) Pott of Countryside, the late Cecilia Bergerson, Lucinda Sladek of Countryside, Christina Sladek of Addison, Frank Jr. ( Maggie Carlton) Sladek of Lombard,  the late William “Billy” Sladek ; and Ina Haertel of Lombard. Grandmother of 20; great-grandmother of 11; dear sister of Rachel Brachman of Northbrook, Larry (Judy) Raffe of Shorewood, and Michael (Jennifer) Raffe of Elmwood Park. Preceded in death by 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Ina was a resident of Lombard for 35 years. She retired from Illinois Tollway. Ina belonged to Alliance of Retired State Workers. She was a member of Union Local #173 S.C.I.U. and a past vice-president of that local. Ina worked as a hairdresser prior to working for the tollway.

In lieu of flowers, donations to your favorite charity or animal shelters are appreciated.

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