Joseph J. King, age 89, of Lombard, World War II Army Veteran

Written by Brust Funeral Home on April 29th, 2013

American FlagkingJOSEPH J. KING, age 89, of Lombard, World War II Army Veteran, died April 26 at Lemont Center Nursing Home, Lemont, Illinois.

Visitation and Funeral Service will be held Saturday, May 4 with Visitation from 9:00 AM until the time of Funeral Service at 11:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.
Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.

Mr. King is survived by four children, Jeannie Jones of Dexter, Kentucky, Diane (Bill) Kielb of Naperville, Dr. Joseph, Jr. (Dr. Patricia) of Madison, Wisconsin, and Helen Winter of Lombard; eight (8) grandchildren; and five (5) great-grandchildren.
Mr. King is preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle ‘Peggy’, nee Jones; and six (6) brothers and sisters.

Mr. King was a resident of Lombard 58 years. He was a member of the Villa Park VFW and also a member of the Conservation Corp. Mr. King was an exceptional human being who was admired for his strength and kindness toward others.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 West Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, Illinois 60631 would be appreciated.


7 Comments so far ↓

  1. Karen Edwards RN DON says:

    I came to know Joseph when he became a member of our family at Snow Valley N&R. Joseph was easy to love he was kind and gentle and always had a smile. I will miss him and his family who also became a part of snow valley’s extended family. God Bless you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Michelle Robinson says:

    Helen and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray that the Lord gives you the peace that you need to make it through this difficult time.

    Michelle Robinson

  3. Jen Macias says:

    Helen, I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. From what I can gather, he was inspirational and touched a lot of people during his time here on earth. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this time.

  4. Lisa Garden says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope that the sympathy and caring from your friends and family will comfort you during this difficult time.

  5. Rita Sanders says:

    Helen, Your father’s legacy and life go on through family and cherished memories. Hold those dear to you now and let them bring you peace.

  6. Phyllis Perkowski says:

    Dear Helen,
    I was so sorry have have heard of the passing of your father. Please know that you and your family are on my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Linda and Frank Olson says:

    Helen and Girls,
    We are so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man, father and grandfather. Our prayers are with you all.

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