Raymond E. Nerad, age 90, of Lombard, formerly of Hillside, World War II Veteran

Written by Brust Funeral Home on October 16th, 2013

RANERADYMAmerican FlagOND E. NERAD, age 90, of Lombard, formerly of Hillside, World War II Army Air Corp Veteran, died October 16 at Beacon Hill, Lombard.

Visitation will be held Thursday, October 17 from 3 to 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral will be Friday, October 18 with prayers at 9 AM from Brust Funeral Home to Christ The King Church, Lombard, for 9:30 AM Mass.  Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.

Mr. Nerad is survived by three children, Roy (Cathy) of Oswego, Gary (Debbie) of Colorado, and Rita (Chuck) Welker of Villa Park; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Tyler, Jason, Andrew, and Daniel; one great-grandchild, Matthew; and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

Mr. Nerad is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth E. nee Kedzie; two brothers, Robert and Roger; and his sister, Florence.

Mr. Nerad had retired as a 40-year employee of Western Electric and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.  He had been a volunteer for the Hillside Fire Department and a past Civil Defense Director.  Mr. Nerad was a member of the Hillside Seniors Club.  He loved to play softball and horseshoes.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials to Season’s Hospice, 606 Potter Road, DesPlaines, Illinois  60016 would be appreciated.



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