Charlene ‘Char’ Short, nee Kressman, age 76, of Glendale Heights

Written by Brust Funeral Home on March 31st, 2014

CHARLENE ‘CHAR’ SHORT, nee Kressman, age 76, of Glendale Heights died March 30 at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Illinois.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 2 from 3 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 4 at 1:00 PM at Brust Funeral Home.

Interment Glen Oak Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois

Mrs. Short is survived by her husband of 56 years, Lafe D.; four children, Jesse Lee (Linda) of Roselle, Debra (Robert) White of Arizona, Robert (Irene Zaporowicz-Short) of Norridge, and Cheryl (Paul) Beutell of Lombard; and seven grandchildren, Susan White of Arizona, Ashley White of Arizona, Rachel (Chris) Sliwa of Bloomingdale, Joshua Short of Roselle, Matthew Short of Roselle, Sarah Short of Norridge, and Jake Short of Norridge.

Mrs. Short is preceded in death by her sister, Marion Gaston and her brother Albert Kressman, Jr.

Mrs. Short was a resident of Glendale Heights 42 years and was formerly of Chicago.  She was a former member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glendale Heights and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Chicago where she was baptized.  Mrs. Short was a graduate of Austin High School and Wilbur Wright Jr. College.  She had worked as a Secretary for 8 years for Dr. James McCarty at the Oak Eye Clinic.


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