Ernest “Ernie” Jonas, Korean War Veteran, age 86, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on April 29th, 2020

Ernest “Ernie” Jonas, age 86, of Lombard, died April 27 at Atria of Glen Ellyn.

Ernie was the loving husband of the late Barbara nee Ritenour; loving father of Jerriann (Michael) Ross of Highland Park, Steven (JoAnne) of Carol Stream; fond grandfather of Chrissy Jonas of Naperville, Daniel of Carol Stream, Jason Ross of Missouri, Rachel Jonas of Carol Stream; dear brother of Margaret Modrich of Florida and the late Henry; fond uncle 13; brother-in-law of Normal (Bill) VandeMerkt of North Aurora and Diane (Jim) Todoerud of Indiana.

Ernie was preceded in death by his nephew, Scott.

Ernie was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War.  He had lived in Lombard for 60 years.  Ernie retired from Western Electric.

Private family services will be held Friday, May 1, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard,  Interment Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ernie’s name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information.


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  1. Mick O’Sullivan says:

    Prayers for Ernie and his family .

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