James V. “Jake” Corrough, Jr., 72, of Lombard, IL died at home on April 4, 2013. Born in Lake Forest, IL to James V. Corrough and Mary (Roberts) Corrough on April 5, 1940, he graduated from Iowa State University in 1962 with a degree in industrial engineering. He married Evelyn “Bunny” Bracken in 1966.
Jake worked for The Nielsen Company for over 30 years. A Bears fan, musician, and singer, Jake delighted in the sports and musical achievements of his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Corrough, daughter Sara Teppema (Jeff) of La Grange Park, IL, sons James (Rachel) of La Grange, IL and William (Elaine) of Temecula, CA; grandchildren Aidan (17), Cecilia (14), Blaine (14), Jackson (12), Molly (10); and sister Nancy Taylor (Robert).
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at First United Methodist Church of Lombard, 155 S. Main, Lombard.
Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Info 1-888-629-0094