DONALD E. SCHUSTER, age 82, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 27th, 2014

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DONALD E. SCHUSTER, age 82, of Lombard, died Saturday, January 25 at his home.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 29 from 3 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 30 with Mr. Schuster Lying-In-State from 1:00 PM to the time of Service at 2:00 PM at St. Timothy Ev. Lutheran Church, 547 North Main Street, Lombard.

Interment will be Friday, January 31, at 1:00 PM at Valhalla Memorial Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Mr. Schuster is survived by his wife, Laurel M., nee Behn; five daughters, Margaret ‘Gretchen’ (Jeffrey) Studer of St. Charles, Kathrin (Rev. John) Mueller of Michigan, Karen (Andrew) Gustafson of Mokena, Heidi (Dr. Mark, M.D.) Iltis of Iowa, and Myra (Dr. Bret, Ph.D.) Taylor of California; 18 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; his sister, Shirley (Walter) Spiess of Eagle River, Wisconsin; and many other relatives.

Mr. Schuster is preceded in death by his sister, Ruth Weston, and his brother, Carl.

Mr. Schuster was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew-up in Lombard and Eagle River, Wisconsin.  He attended and was confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Grade School in Lombard.  Mr. Schuster was a graduate of Eagle River High School in Wisconsin.  He was a Veteran having served 2 years in the U.S. Field Artillery during the Korean War.  Mr. Schuster retired in 1983 after over 25 years with Automatic Electric.  Mr. Schuster was married for 58 years.  He held many offices and served on many boards including being the former Treasurer at St. John’s Ev Lutheran Church in Lombard.  Mr. Schuster was currently an active member and previously served on the Finance Committee at St. Timothy Ev. Lutheran Church in Lombard.

Memorials to St. Timothy Ev. Lutheran Church, 547 North Main Street, Lombard, Illinois 60148 would be appreciated.

 

Irene R. Urzendowski, age 86, of Lombard,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 26th, 2014

UrzendowskiIrene R. Urzendowski, age 86, of Lombard, died January 25 at her home.

Visitation will be Wednesday, January 29 from 3 to 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral service will be Thursday, January 30 with prayers at 9:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home proceeding to Sacred Heart Church for 10 AM Mass. Interment will be at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles, IL.

Ms. Urzendowski is survived by her sister, Rose (Wally) Nawracaj and her sister-in-law, Gussie of Omaha, NE.

Mrs. Urzendowski is preceded in death by her parents, Gregory and Victoria; eight brothers, Benny, Andy (Caroline), Frank (Bertha), Doc (Marie Ann), John (Betty), Ted (Anna), Eddy, Anthony; and two sisters, Ann (John) Czech and Bernice (Frank) Kroll.

Aunt and great-aunt of many.

Ms. Urzendowski was a resident of Lombard for 29 years. She was most proud of her family.

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Johanna Charlotte Golz, 1 day old, of Addison

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 23rd, 2014

JOHANNA CHARLOTTE GOLZ, 1 day old, of Addison, died January 22 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downer Grove, Illinois.

Johanna will be Lying-In-State Monday, January 27, from 10 AM until time of Service at 11 AM at Zion Lutheran Church, 865 South Church Road, Bensenville, Illinois.

Interment will be at Bethania Cemetery, Justice, Illinois.

Johanna is survived by her parents, Paul G. and Allison S. Golz, nee Grube; her paternal grandparents, Scott and Celeste Golz, nee Nadeau of Villa Park; her maternal grandparents, Edward and Renee Grube, nee Vanick of Addison; her great-grandparents, Lois Golz of Lombard and Guilbert (Pam) Golz of River Forest; her aunt, Heidi (John) Alvarez of Elmhurst; her uncle, Aaron (Andrea) of Michigan; 10 great-aunts and uncles; and many other relatives.

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials to Zion Lutheran School, 865 South Church Road, Bensenville, Illinois 60106 OR Lutherans For Life, 1120 South G Avenue, Nevada, Iowa  50201-2774 would be appreciated.

 

 

Helen G. Gill nee Lake, age 89 of Lombard for 30 years,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 22nd, 2014

GillHelen G. Gill nee Lake, age 89 of Lombard for 30 years, died January 22  at Oak Brook Care, Oak Brook, IL.

Visitation will be held Sunday, from 3 to 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main       St. Lombard.

Funeral Services will be held Monday  with prayers at Brust at 9:30 to Christ the King Church for 10AM Mass.

Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

Mrs. Gill is survived by two daughters, Mariann V. (John) Valle of Oakbrook Terrace and Patti (Brad) Hanewall of Lombard; two sons, Timothy E. of Downers Grove and Thomas W. (Germaine) of Lombard; 8 grandchildren, Angela Valle, Jess(Courtney) Valle, Patrick, Kevin, & Kellie Gill; Meghan, Matthew & Charlie Hanewlll; two great-grandchildren, Gwen & Joselyn Valle; a brother, Donald (Chris) Lake of Fox Lake; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Gill is preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Lake.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital would be appreciated.

Helen was a long time member of Christ the King Church.

For information call 1-800-629-0094

 

LU BOLAS, nee Sayers, age 89, of Glen Ellyn and formerly of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 21st, 2014

BolasLU BOLAS, nee Sayers, age 89, of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Lombard, died January 20 at Sunrise Assisted Living, Glen Ellyn.

Visitation will be held Friday, January 24 from 9 to 11 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be Friday, January 24 at 11 AM at Brust Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

Mrs. Bolas is survived by three sons, Philip of Forest Park, John of Rosemont, and Craig (Maggie) of Lombard; her son-in-law, Burke Horner of Washington; her grandchildren, Lisa (Alex) Kuhl of Nebraska, Joanna (David) Ardell of Oak Park, Devon (Renae) Horner of Idaho, Vanessa (john) Zukowski of California, and Alec (Amy) Bolas of Downers Grove; and her great-grandchildren, Marley, William, Colin, Gabe, Levi, and Samuel.

Mrs. Bolas is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, George; and her daughter, Susan Horner.

Mrs. Bolas was a resident of Lombard since 1956.  She was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church in Lombard.  Mrs. Bolas was a homemaker and was an avid gardener.

 

 

JOSEPH R. WAS, 83, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 18th, 2014

American FlagJoseph Was 2JOSEPH R. WAS, 83, of Lombard, died January 17, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 20, from 3:00 – 8:30 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11:00 am at Brust Funeral Home. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

Mr. Was is survived by his beloved wife, Barbara A. nee Nemecak; a sister, Rosemarie Was; 2 step-daughters, Kim Strobel of Elgin and Nanette (Ralph) DeLuca of Wheaton; 2 step-sons Nicholas Januschik of Lombard and Greg Januschik of Joliet; and 6 step-grandchildren, Jennifer DeLuca, Kellie Strobel, Jessie DeLuca, Michael DeLuca, Stephanie DeLuca and Jake Januschik. Mr. Was was preceded in death by a sister, Delores Was and a step-daughter, Deborah LaCour.

Mr. Was was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired statistician and had worked for Hines V.A. Hospital. He had lived in Lombard for 28 years. He was a very caring man.

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

 

Andrew W. Demos, age 32, of Waterford, MI, formerly of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 16th, 2014

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Andrew W. Demos of Waterford, MI, passed away suddenly January 10, 2014 at 32 years of age. Loving husband of Lauren (nee Schuster) for 5 years; adored son of Patricia (Arthur) Frerichs and the late Vasilios Demopoulos; treasured brother of Jennifer (Eric) Papenhagen; grandson of Jean Leech; son in law of Marcia and Edward Schuster, II. Preceded in death by grandparents, Helen and Ernest Gager, Gilbert Leech, and Earl and Jane Reese. Andy experienced an extraordinary life, having lived and flown as a pilot in Alaska, Australia, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan. He earned a bachelors degree from Northern Illinois University in Acoustical Physics and New Media Technologies and a masters degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Aviation and Aerospace Operations. He was an Eagle Scout and member of the Phi Mu Alpha fraternity. Family will receive friends and loved ones Sunday, January 19, 2014 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, IL with a service at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to establish a memorial scholarship in Andy’s name. Contributions may be mailed to: Office of Development, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900. Checks should be made out to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and note “In Memory of Andrew Demos” on the memo line. For additional information, contact Steve Bobinsky, Executive Director of Development 928-777-4210.

 

Barbara A. Przybylski, age 68, of Arizona, formerly Chicago & Villa Park,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 9th, 2014

Barbara A. Przybylski, age 68, of Arizona, formerly Villa Park, died Jan. 4 in Arizona.

 Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 16th from 5 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St. Lombard.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 17 with prayers at 9:30AM at Brust Funeral Home to Sacred Heart Church for 10AM Mass .

Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, IL.

Mrs. Przybylski is survived by a sister, Margaret Younger of Villa Park; one brother, Jim Younger of Villa Park and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Gene, three brothers, Donald J., Robert L. and Richard G. Younger and a sister, Mary E. Younger.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials to American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Highland, Ste 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181  would be appreciated.

Mrs. Przybylski resided in Arizona the last 14 years. She was formerly of Villa Park. She was a member of the  Woman’s Auxiliary of the VFW  Post 2801 in Villa Park and the VFW Post 7968 in Apache Junction, AZ. She was an employee of Warshsky Auto Parts for 24 years.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. For information call !-888-629-0094 or visit www.brustfuneralhome.com.

 

Ellen Gamble Weister, 68, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 9th, 2014

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Formerly of Tucson, AZ, Seattle, WA, and Whittier, CA

Ellen Gamble Weister of Lombard passed away on January 5, 2014.

Per her wishes, there will be no service or memorial.

Ellen was born on November 1, 1945 to Margaret Ellen (Wright) and William Watt Gamble in Los Angeles, California.  She was a graduate of Arroyo High School in El Monte.  She graduated from Whittier College, and later, from Cal Poly Pomona.  Ellen also attended the University of Arizona in preparation for the CPA exam.  She worked for many years as the Accounting Manager, North America, of Hexion (now Momentive Specialty Chemicals).

She is survived by her daughter Amy Weister Burns (Robert) of Lombard, IL and her son William Gamble Weister (Peggy Gisel) of Mesa, AZ.  She is also survived by her five adored granddaughters, Elena Aleksandra Kalina, Miranda Ellen Burns, Fiona Susan Burns, Sofia Paola Weister, and Victoria Gisel Weister.  Ellen was a beloved older sister to M. Leslie Gamble and Susan T. Gamble of Tucson, AZ.  She leaves behind many nieces and nephews.  In addition, she is survived by numerous friends.

Ellen was an avid reader, world traveler, and Sudoku master.  Her wit, brain, and love will be greatly missed every day.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Fallen Heroes Fund or Doctors Without Borders are appreciated.

“…And still they gaz’d and still the wonder grew,
That one small head could carry all she knew.”

Oliver Goldsmith, 1770

 

PATRICK J. KINCAID, age 70, of Bolingbrook, formerly of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 7th, 2014

kincaidPatrick J. Kincaid, age 70, of Bolingbrook, formerly Lombard, died Jan. 5 at home

Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 7 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard.
Funeral services will be Monday, Jan. 13, with prayers at 9:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home to Sacred Heart Church for 10 AM Mass.
Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, IL.

Mr. Kincaid is survived by a son, Ian of Bolingbrook, dearest partner, Elvira nee Hernandez, two brothers, Dan (Connie) of Lombard and Bruce (Marie) of FL. ; Uncle of Brian of PA., Eric of Aurora, Stephanie (Nick) McGinnis of Montgomery and Jennifer of Lombard; best friend of Chuck Campbell and Jim Pilch.
Mr. Kincaid is preceded in death by a sister, Kathleen, a niece, Colleen and his parents, Victor & Evelyn Kincaid of Lombard.

Memorials to the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 W. Jackson, Chicago,IL 60607.

Mr. Kincaid was born in Chicago and came to Lombard in 1956. He graduated from St. Francis High School, Wheaton in 1961 and Illinois Benedictine College in Lisle. He was a former member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lombard and a current member of St. Dominic’s Church in Bolingbrook. Mr. Kincaid was a resident of Bolingbrook for the last 38 years. He worked for Western Electric, then AT&T, and then Lucent Technology as an Industrial Engineer. He was an avid bowler.