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Archive: Jan 2017

  1. Marian Truhlar

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    Marian Truhlar (nee Zawacki)
    age 79

    Longtime resident of Berwyn, at rest January 25, 2017, at LaGrange Hospital. Beloved wife of Robert; loving sister of Dorothy Schillaci and the late Richard and Donny; devoted daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Zawacki; dear sister-in-law of Dolly (the late Thomas Goss) and the late James “Sonny” (Marsha), Connie (Lee) Vanoni, Dorothy (the late Darrell) Vacik and Francis (the late John) Tyk; dearest auntie, great auntie and great great auntie of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday January 29, 2017 from 2-8 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Avenue, Westmont. Funeral to begin Monday at 9:30 A.M. at the funeral home processing to St. Odilo Church 2244 East Ave., Berwyn. Funeral Mass 10:30m A.M. Entombment Woodlawn Mausoleum. Info 630-852-8000 or

  2. Elizabeth L. Fink

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    Elizabeth Lillian Fink (nee Bailey), age 85, of Lisle, at rest January 20, 2017 at Burgess Square Healthcare in Westmont. Born April 30, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio to Nicholas and Elizabeth (nee Thurr) Bailey. Beloved wife of the late Leonard G., loving mother of Lynda (Stephen) Dieckman and Janice (Geoffrey) Weisberg; devoted grandmother of Christopher and Eric Dieckman and Matthew (Faith) Boone; dearest great grandmother of Jordin Boone. Elizabeth was a lover of music and nature, she played piano and adopted many homeless cats giving them love and care. Visitation Thursday January 26 from 5-7 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, followed by funeral services at 7 P.M. Inurnment Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland Ohio. Info 630-852-8000 or In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to


  3. Catherine Eldridge

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    Catherine Eldridge (nee Wilkes), age 77, of Downers Grove, IL,  at rest January 14, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Byron Brogle and Ron Weiss; loving mother of Barry Eldridge, Theresa, Tamara and Connie; devoted grandmother of several; dear sister of Lenore Brown, Shirley Westphal and Thomas Sherman. Interment private.


  4. Gerald C. Van Cura

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    Gerald Charles Van Cura, age 68, of Mayslake Village in Oak Brook, IL, at rest January 10, 2017. proudly served his country in the United States Navy, during the Vietnam era. Beloved husband of Lenore nee Morello; loving father of Tracey Saflarski, Robert Johnson, Terri Cavello and Stratten Moore; devoted grandfather of Kristen Saflarski, Ana Martinez, Carrie Johnson and Joshua Cavello; dear great grandfather of Ryker Garrett; dearest brother of Valerie (Ronald) Paulaskas; fond uncle of nieces and nephews. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or


  5. Sandra Ann Schwartz

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    Sandra Ann Schwartz (nee Maples), age 79, of Westchester, at rest January 10, 2017 at Beacon Hill Nursing Home in Lombard. Born September 24, 1937 in Kingsport, TN to Samuel and Anna Maples. Beloved wife of 51 years of Richard; loving mother of Gregory (Jennifer); devoted grandmother of Carley Irene and Cooper Allen Schwartz; preceded in death by her sisters, Pauline, Martha, Elizabeth and Mary. Private family services with interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery will be held. Info 630-852-8000 or