Thomas J. Hester, Sr., age 77 of McHenry, formerly of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 20th, 2016

Thomas HesterThomas J. Hester, Sr., age 77 of McHenry, formerly of Lombard died Thursday at Illinois Medical Center, McHenry.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis nee Sheedy; 4 children, Cathleen (Michael) Strange of Villa Park, Thomas J. Jr. (Susan) of McHenry, Laura (Steven) Senf of Park Ridge, Michael of Wheaton; 8 grandchildren, Michael Strange Jr. of Villa Park, Katelyn (Brian) Jenlinek of Villa Park, Colleen Hester of McHenry, Sean Senf of Park Ridge, Patrick Hester of McHenry, Connor Senf of Park Ridge, Megan Senf of Park Ridge and Elizabeth Hester of Wheaton; 1 great-granddaughter, Olivia Jelinek of Villa Park; a sister, Barbara McSherry of Lombard and a brother, Frances Hester of Nebraska; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 5 brothers and sisters.

Thomas had been a resident of Lombard for 25 years from 1972 until 1997 when he moved to McHenry. He was a graduate of St Phillips High School in Chicago. He worked as a Conductor for the Chicago Northwestern/Union Pacific Railroad until he retired in 2000.

Thomas enjoyed golfing and fishing and was a card player.

Funeral Prayers Tuesday 9:30 AM from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard to Sacred Heart Church for 10 AM Mass. Visitation Monday 3-9 PM. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Heart Association appreciated. Info 888-629-0094 or


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  1. Our deepest sympathy to the Hester Family on the loss of your Husband, Father, Grand Father & Great Grand Father. We are so sorry for your loss. May he Rest in Peace.

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