Donald E. Arndt, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 17th, 2013

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Donald E. Arndt, of Lombard, died December 16, at Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn.

Visitation will be held Thursday, December 19, from 3 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral service will be held Friday, December 20, lying-in-state from 9:30 AM until time of service at 10 AM at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, Illinois 60148. Interment will be held at Chapel Hill Gardens West, OakBrook Terrace, Illinois.

Mr. Arndt is survived by his wife, Jean A. nee Baumann; his children, William of Downers Grove, Donna (Kyle) Sandersfeld of Waterloo, Illinois, and David Arndt of West Chicago; his grandchildren, Becky of St. Louis, Andrew (Katie) of St. Louis, Tim of West Chicago, Aaron of Waterloo, Illinois; his sister, Vivian (Jim) Chaplin of Florida; uncle of many.

Mr. Arndt was in the US Army and US Army Reserve. He graduated from Proviso East High School in 1957 and has lived in Lombard since 1974. Mr. Arndt was an active member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church where he was a Trustee and an Usher. He was a retired Tool and Die Maker. Mr. Arndt was a graduate of the Lombard Police Academy. He was a member of the DuPage Sheriff Police Association Community Emergency Response Team. After his retirement, Mr. Arndt worked at Glenbard East High School as a security guard.

 Memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800,Chicago, IL 60631, or St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, Illinois 60148, appreciated.

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DOROTHY MAE BUCKLEY, age 93, of California, formerly of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 14th, 2013

DOROTHY MAE BUCKLEY, age 93, of California, formerly of Lombard, died December 11 in California.

Interment was held Tuesday, December 17 at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Illinois.

Mrs. Buckley is survived by four children, Phyllis (Mike) Cirella, Joanne Rizvi, Marilyn Buckley, and Scott Buckley; and five grandchildren, Amy Rizvi, Dean Rizvi, Kurtis Rizvi, Sophia Rizvi, and Alicia Rizvi.

Mrs. Buckley is preceded in death by her husband, Herman Buckley; and her parents, Phillip and Ella Bock.

Mrs. Buckley was an only child and was born in Chicago, Illinois.  At the age of 3 she moved to Oconomowoc, Wisconsin where her dad worked for Carnation.  After her father’s death, when Dorothy was 13, she moved back to Chicago where she attended Carl Schurz High School.  She was a 1942 graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  Dorothy taught high school for one year at Altoona High School in Wisconsin and then worked for the war department during World War II.  She was very affected by Pearl Harbor and the war, as was her husband.  Dorothy and her husband met on a bike trip to Monticello, Indiana after the war.  They were both members of the bike club.  Married in 1952, they purchased a brand new home in Lombard on Martha Street.  The Buckley’s had four children and moved to a larger home in Lombard on Edgewood Avenue and later on St. Charles Place near the Lombard Commons.

Dorothy was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Lombard from 1952 to 1995.  She had lived in Key Largo, Florida, from 1995-2011.  She taught Sunday school for 19 years.  Dorothy was also a Campfire girl leader and loved Phantom Lake camp in Mukwonago, Wisconsin where she and all of her children attended.

Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard. Info 1-888-629-0094 or www.brustfuneralhome.com.

 

Brian K. Ball, age 42, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 13th, 2013

BallBRIAN K. BALL, age 42, of Lombard, died suddenly December 12, at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst.

Visitation and Funeral Service will be held Sunday, December 15 with visitation from 2 pm until time of Service at 6 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Interment is Private.

Mr. Ball is survived by two daughters, Angelynia Deeds of Lombard, and Ashley Ball of Lombard; his brother, Don (Lynn) of Villa Park; and his grandmother, Ida T. Sheldon.

Mr. Ball is preceded in death by his mother, Rosemarie Ball, and his grandfather, Donald Sheldon.

Mr. Ball grew-up in Lombard and was a 1989 graduate of Glenbard East High School.  He had attended Lincoln Grade School and Lombard Jr. High.  Mr. Ball was an avid Bears fan.  He was a wrestling enthusiast.  Mr. Ball loved nature and animals.  He liked children and loved his daughters.

 

 

 

Theodore R. Banaszewski, Veteran of U.S. Army, WWII, age 86, of Lombard IL

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 11th, 2013

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Ted Banaszewski, Veteran of U.S. Army, WWII, age 86, of Lombard IL passed away peacefully at home on December 10, 2013. Beloved husband of Norma Banaszewski (nee Dalessandro). Loving father of Joanne Banaszewski, Robert (Ann) Banaszewski, Edward (Lori) Banaszewski and Linda Fisher (Paul). Grandfather of 10: Susan, Taylor, Rachel, Clare, Chase, Jake, Joey, Theo, Eva and Jessie. Dear brother of Ken (Dawna) Opal and Don (Marcia) Opal. Visitation Thursday from 3-9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, IL. Funeral Prayer Friday 9:30am from Brust Funeral Home, to St. Pius X Church for 10am Mass. Interment Mount Carmel, Hillside IL. More info, 888-629-0094

 

Mary Louise Johnson, nee Shire, age 92, long-time resident of Elmhurst

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 10th, 2013

Mary JohnsonMARY LOUISE JOHNSON, nee Shire, age 92, long-time resident of Elmhurst, died December 9,2013.Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 13, from 3 to 9 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Funeral services will be Saturday with Mrs. Johnson lying-in-state from 10:30 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11 AM at Elmhurst Presbyterian Church, 367 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst. Interment will be at Mt. Emblem, Elmhurst.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Elmhurst Presbyterian Church are appreciated.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her daughters, Sheryl Welsch of Elmhurst, Judy (Brad) Pauling of Wheaton, and Marsha (Tim) Raffen of Elmhurst and her son, Warren C. “Kip”, Jr. (Pattie) of Villa Park,12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her beloved husband Warren C. Johnson, Sr. and by her sister, Ruth Beach.

Mrs. Johnson had lived in Elmhurst since 1956.  She was very active at Elmhurst Presbyterian Church and was a Deacon there.  She worked at Craft Patterns in Elmhurst.  She was very family minded.

 

 

 

WALTER G. CARLSON, age 87, life-long resident of Lombard, died December 7

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 7th, 2013

American FlagWalter CarlsonWALTER G. CARLSON, age 87, life-long resident of Lombard, died December 7 at his home.

  Visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 15, from 3 to 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Funeral Services will be Monday  with Mr. Carlson lying-in-state from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11 AM at Evangelical Covenant Church of Villa Park, 17W620 Riordan, Villa Park.  Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oak Brook Terrace.

 Mr. Carlson is survived by a sister, Carol, of Lombard; and his sister-in-law, Diane Carlson. He was the loving uncle, great-uncle, great-great uncle, and the great-great-great uncle of many nieces and nephews.

 Mr. Carlson is preceded in death by his parents, Carl A., Sr. and Elizabeth Carlson of Lombard; 3 sisters, Irene Cruickshank, Florence Brownell and Dorothy Meyers; 3 brothers, Harold Carlson, John L. Carlson, Carl Jr.; and 1 nephew Daniel Meyers.

  Mr. Carlson was a veteran of World War II. He worked for St. Aubins’ Nursery until he started Carlson Brothers Moving LTD of Lombard and Addison in 1968 with his two brothers, Harold and Carl. He was a former member of the Illinois Movers and Warehouseman’s Association. He was a life-long resident of Lombard and a graduate of Glenbard (West). He was an avid fisherman,  and very handy.  He loved people and conversation. Walter was an avid speed skater. He skated six days a week until the age of 83. During the summer he would skate at Center Ice in Glen Ellyn. Walter was a die hard Chicago fan – Cubs, Bears, Bulls, Black Hawks and even cheered for the White Sox. Mr. Carlson was also a member of Evangelical Covenant Church of Villa Park.

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Florence Pagliaro, a long-time Villa Park resident,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 5th, 2013

Florence Pagliaro, a long-time Villa Park resident, passed away December 3, 2013 at the age of 80. She is preceded in death by her parents Frank and Helen Pocica; her sisters Helen, Emily, and Josephine (Edward) Golonka; and her daughter Gail Ann. She is survived by her sister Ann (the late Paul) Barsaloux; brother Edward (Joan) Pocica; children Judith (Gregory) Orlando, Bonnie (Steven) David, Ross; and grandsons Douglas and Nicholas.
Visitation will be held at Brust Funeral Home, 305 S. Princeton, Villa Park (630-834-6656) on Friday, December 6 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org.
Florence loved to celebrate holidays with friends and family-especially her beloved grandsons. Her joy was reflected in her abundant seasonal decorations-both inside and outside her home. Her passion for bargain shopping helped her create a new display every holiday. She also loved chocolate fostered by one of her first jobs making chocolate covered cherries and later by working for Ovaltine.

 

KARL M. RINDT, age 86, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 2nd, 2013

KARL M. RINDT, age 86, of Lombard, died November 30 at Manor Care Health, Westmont, Illinois.

Visitation and Funeral Service will be held Friday, December 6 with visitation from 8:30 AM to time of Prayers at 9:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main
Street, Lombard, to Christ The King Church, Lombard, for 10:00 AM Mass.
Interment pending.

Mr. Rindt is survived by his wife, Maria, nee Kulinski; his daughter, Lydia of Naperville; his son, Harvey (Theresa) of Batavia; 2 grandchildren, Karlee and Kyle; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Rindt is preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy M. Randazzo.

Mr. Rindt was a resident of Lombard for 46 years. He had been married for 48 years. Mr. Rindt was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a retired Salesman. Mr. Rindt was a former member of Toastmaster’s in Glen Ellyn.

 

GEORGE E. LODENS, age 81, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 1st, 2013

GEORGE E. LODENS, age 81, of Lombard, died November 30, 2013.
Visitation will be Saturday, December 7th from 9 AM until time of service at
12 Noon at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard. Interment will be private.
Mr. Lodens is survived by two sons, Ivo (Cheryl) of Lombard and Edwin of Wheaton; three grandchildren, Jaidyn, Travas, and Tiffany; and one sister, Benny Peters of Holland; uncle of many.
Mr. Lodens is preceded in death by his wife, Thea nee Sont; and two sisters, Lieke and Tate.
Mr. Lodens served with the Royal Dutch Air Force. He grew up in Holland and the Dutch East Indies. Mr. Lodens lived in Lombard since 1971 and was married for 48 years. He was retired from the Raani Corporation where he worked as a Production Manager in the Chicago Area.
Memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631, appreciated.
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Glenn F. Wood, age 88, of Lombard,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on November 27th, 2013

American FlagWoodGlenn F. Wood, age 88, of Lombard, died November 26 at home.

Visitation will be held Saturday, November 30 from 1PM until time of service 4 PM. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St. Lombard.

Interment Private Chapel Hill Gardens West.

Mr. Wood is survived by 4 sons, Geoffrey (Sabrina) of Downers Grove, Paul (Mary) of Naperville, Lowell (Stella) of Romeoville and Ron (Rev. Kim) of Ottawa,IL; a daughter, Chelle of Lombard; 22 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchilden and a sister, Dorothy (Cliff) Culpepper of North Carolina.

Mr. Wood was a resident of Lombard for 80 years.  He graduated from Lincoln School and Glenbard High School and attended Elmhurst College and Northwestern University Law School. He was married to the late Eldonna nee Baker, for 63 years.  He served in the U. S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 and earned Navy Unit Commendation Medal, Campaign medals for American area, European-African area, Asiatic-Pacific area,, Philippine Liberation Medal, Good Conduct Medal,and the World War II Victory Medal). He served on Fleet Tugs and Sub Chasers.  He was a licensed Real Estate Broker and Insurance Broker. He was a member of The Society of Real Estate  Appraisers. He worked as a real estate appraiser for Fairfield Savings & Loan in Chicago for 35 years. He was a former member of the Lombard Jaycees. He was a member of  Lombard Lodge 1098 AF& AM. and a Life Member of the Lombard VFW  Lilac Post 5815 He was a two-time Commander for the Lombard American Legion Post 391 and was Past President of the Lombard PTA for School  District 44. He was a Republican Party Precinct Committeeman and a Candidate for Illinois House of Representatives in 1964 and was a candidate for Illinois State Senate in 1966. He was a former lay leader at the First Methodist Church in Lombard.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Wounded Warrior Project, 1111 West 22nd St., Oak Brook, IL 60523. would be appreciated.  

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