Friday, January 25, 2013
Rev. Joseph Mahady of Wheaton, host of local TV show, "The Call to Wholeness," died Jan. 23. He was 91.
Obituary courtesy of Hultgren Funeral Home: Rev Joseph Mahady, age 91, a resident of Wheaton, IL, fell asleep in Christ, Wednesday, January 23, 2013. He was born July 1st, 1921 in Forfar, Scotland. After leaving the Royal Air Force at the end of WW2, he immigrated to the United States and became a citizen. He is survived by his wife, Anna D. Mahady, his four sons, Joseph B. Mahady (wife Gail MacPherson, and daughters Anne and Laura) of Wheaton, Paul Mahady (wife Diane Brittain) of Spring Lake NJ, John A. Mahady, and Thomas D. Mahady of Wheaton. His daughter, Nelda Ann Mahady pre-deceased him in 2011. Joseph Mahady graduated from Nyack Missionary College, a Christian Missionary Alliance School, and was a pastor of various churches in …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Visitation for Florence Duhig of Wheaton will be Friday, Jan. 18 at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home.
Obituary courtesy of Williams-Kampp Funeral Home: Florence was born in Newark, New Jersey on September 11, 1932. Her parents were Donald and Florence Flaherty. Beloved wife of Thomas Duhig married June 6th, 1953 at St. Michael Church in Union, New Jersey. They took up residence in Newark, New Jersey. She is the loving mother of nine children: Thomas (Kim), Kevin (Cheryl), Patricia (Rick) Carney, Michael, Mary (John) Zaruba, Matthew (Tracy), Eileen (Todd) Tarter, Susan, and James (Susan). Fond grandmother of 23 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. They resided in Union New Jersey for 9 years and Maple Wood New Jersey for 4 years before they moved to Wheaton in 1970. Florence was a secretary at School District 200 Headquarters in Wheaton…
Monday, January 14, 2013
Betty Cahill of Glen Ellyn and Wheaton died Thursday, Jan. 10. She was 89.
Obituary courtesy of Williams-Kampp Funeral Home: Betty Cahill nee Binger, a lifelong resident of Glen Ellyn and Wheaton, died January 10, 2013 at age 89. She was the much loved wife of William R.; loving mother of Anne Cahill (Paul Roach), W. Robert III (Suzanne), James, Patricia (Kurt) Riemer, Joan (Scott) Hamer, Maureen (Gary) Pratscher and Kathleen (Mark) Jensen; grandchildren are Kevin (Laura) Cahill, and Megan (Justin) Bauer, Samson (Stephanie) and Madelyn Cahill, Erik (Ly), Heather and Amy Riemer and Sara (Nik) Burt, Alison, Neal and Katelyn Hamer, Daniel, Jennifer, Lindsay and Steven Pratscher, and Martin, Patrick and Kelly Jensen; seven great-grandchildren also survive. Betty and Bill were married Oct. 18, 1947 in St. Petronille …
Visitation for Thomas Kaehr of Wheaton will be Saturday, Jan. 26.
Obituary courtesy of Williams-Kampp Funeral Home: Thomas R. "Randy" Kaehr of Wheaton, formerly of Cleveland, OH, died Thursday, Jan. 10. He was 61. He was the beloved son of Mary Jo King and the late Joseph G. Kaehr. "Dearest" husband for 25 years of Lynda Kaehr nee Howard; most loving father of Andrew Thomas and Laura Elizabeth Kaehr; much loved brother of Timothy (Robin), Anthony (Debra), Eric (Wanda) and Melissa (Tom) Reedy, and brother-in-law of Julia (Mike) Insco and Mark (Nancy) Howard; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Graduate of the University of Cincinnati in 1976 with a degree in architecture and practiced his entire life. He was a car enthusiast, enjoyed home improvement projects, and a fan of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Visitation for William Sinon of Wheaton will be Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Obituary courtesy of Williams-Kampp Funeral Home: William F. Sinon, age 90, died peacefully January 5, 2013 at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living in Wheaton. Beloved husband 29 years of the late Florence Eme (nee LeBlanc); beloved husband of 25 years of the late Anne (nee Fairchild); loving stepfather of Joan Eme and Jeanne Eme (Dennis) O'Connor; loving grandfather of Michael O'Connor and Kelly (Joseph) Dailey; great-grandfather of Aidan Dailey; fond brother of Robert, the late Steven (Mary), and the late Betty (Ron) Albers; loving uncle of nieces and nephews. Born to Frank and Mary, lived most of his young life in Maywood, IL. Graduated from Proviso East High School and started with General Motors in 1940 as a draftsman in the Engineering …
Anna Kamm of Wheaton died Friday, Jan. 4. She was 85.
Monday, January 7
Obituary courtesy of Hultgren Funeral Home: Anna V. Kamm, age 85, a resident of Wheaton, IL, died Friday, January 4, 2013, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL. She was born September 6, 1927 in Milan, IL. Anna was a longtime employee at William J Kamm and Sons, Inc. and her greatest joy was her family. She was a member of Gary Church in Wheaton where she and her husband, Donald, were married in 1948. She is survived by her three children, Cheryl (Al) Wojcik of Camanche, IA, William J. (Sue) and Donna (Peter) Yankala both of Wheaton; seven grandchildren, Jonathan (Stacy), Alison (John) Mullen, and Meredith (Paul) Filiatreault, Jay (Tiffany) and Adam (Desty) Kamm, Nathan and Cassandra Yankala; nine great-grandchildren; and her brother…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Visitation for Jane B. Johnson of Wheaton will be Wednesday, Dec. 26, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home.
Obituary courtesy of Williams-Kampp Funeral Home: Jane Brown Johnson, 92, beloved wife of the late Marvin; dear mother of David (Kathy Martin), Gail (Ken) Davis and Mark (Lisa); loving grandmother of Kelsey, Lauren, Sean, Stephanie, Megan, Elise and Ben; and fond sister of the late John Brown and Marion Barsamian. Visitation Wednesday, December 26th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton (1 blk. east of Naperville Rd.). Funeral Mass Thursday 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563. Please meet at church. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name to Doctors Without Borders at www.doctorswithoutborders.org.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Memorial for Jean Crabtree of Wheaton will be Saturday, Jan. 5, at Gary United Methodist Church.
Obituary courtesy of Hultgren Funeral Home: Jean E. Crabtree, age 89, a resident at Luther Oaks Retirement Home in Bloomington, IL died on Monday, December 17, 2012 at Luther Oaks. She was born on April 7, 1923 in Muscatine, IA In 1959 the family moved to Wheaton, IL. She retired as Registrar of Wheaton North High School in 1982 and was a member of Gary Memorial Methodist Church in Wheaton, She served as pianist for the Wheaton Silvertones, the Lombard Lilacs and the Beacon Hill Hilltoppers for many years and at the Wyndemere Retirement Facility in Wheaton and Luther Oaks in Bloomington. Her survivors include two sons, Jim and Jerry (Jan) of Bloomington, IL; one daughter, Jolene (Don) Butts of Plainfield, IL; six grandchildren, Bryan (…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Visitation for Shirley Trost of Wheaton will be Thursday, Dec. 20, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home in Wheaton.
Obituary courtesy of Williams-Kampp Funeral Home: Shirley M. Trost nee O'Donnell, 88, a seven year resident of Wheaton and formerly of Burr Ridge, IL, passed away Monday, December 17, 2012 at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield. She was born December 8, 1924 in Chicago and raised there also. She was a retired teacher with the Chicago Public Schools. She is survived by her children, Catherine Trost-Steffen, Charles J. Jr. (Pamela) and Thomas (Lynn); her grandchildren, Amelia, Benjamin, Adam, Faith, Alex, Joseph, Madeline, Charles III, Mary Ellen, Thomas, Corrinna and Ryan; her great-grandchildren, Hagen and Xavier; her brother Michael O'Donnell; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Sr.; her …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Doris Baurle of Wheaton died Tuesday, Dec. 4. She was 95.
Obituary courtesy of Hultgren Funeral Home: Doris J. Baurle, age 95, a resident of Wheaton, IL, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL. She was born December 1, 1917 in Zion, IL. Doris and her husband Edward owned a restaurant in Waukegan, IL for many years. After retiring they lived in Venice, FL for over 30 years. She is survived by her daughter, Judith (George) Turnbull of Wheaton., IL; a daughter-in-law, Julia Baurle; four grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Edward A. Baurle; and her son, Robert E. Baurle. Service and interment are private. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be directed to the Venice United Church of Christ, 620 …