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ROBERT L. BORCHARDT, 90 Robert L. Borchardt, 90, passed away at his home on Feb. 14. He worked 40 years for Motorola, was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lombard, and was an active member of the community. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn; and is survived by his four daughters, Robyn (George) Fram, Ruth (John) Stoeckel, Kathryn (Mark) Kornatz and Karla (Dan) Lang; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; his sister, Ruth Duxbury; his brother, Donald Borchardt; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 19, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lombard. Interment is at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at a later date. Info:www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094.
IRENE A. DIFIGLIO, 90 Irene A. Difiglio, 90, of Oak Brook, Ill., passed away on Feb. 12, 2018. Visitation is Friday, Feb. 23, 3-8 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, Ill., and where prayers will be said on Saturday, Feb. 24, 9:15 a.m. follow by 10 a.m. Mass at St. Pius X Church, 1025 E. Madison, Lombard, lll. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. For info: 630-832-4161.
DAVID DILDINE, 83 David Dildine, 83, of Lombard. Beloved husband of the late Janet Dildine, nee Wait; loving stepfather of Brian Fuchs (Teresa Bousquet) and Sherie (Adam) Eakins; devoted grandfather of Loriale and Zakary Georgitsis, and Tyler Fuchs; special friend of Margaret Pekel. Member of the Masons and Medinah Shrine Patrol Unit. Former President of the Shrine Patrol Association of North America and Former Aid to the Potentate. Memorial Gathering Saturday, Feb. 24, from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 1:45 p.m. at the Medinah Shrine Center, 550 Shriners Drive, Addison, Ill. Interment private. Memorials to Shriners Children’s Hospital, 2900 N. Rocky Point Road, Tampa, FL 33607 are appreciated. Funeral info: www.knollcrest.net or 630-932-1500.
LUCILLE JABLONSKI, 96 Lucille Jablonski, age 96, of Mayslake Village, Oak Brook, Ill., passed away on Feb. 12, 2018. Mass was Thursday, Feb. 15, at Mayslake Village Our Ladies Chapel. Interment was at Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside, Ill. Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, Ill.: 630-832-4161.
JOY E. KENYON, 63 Joy E. Kenyon, 63, of Villa Park, Ill., formerly of Lombard, Ill., passed away on Feb. 10, 2018. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park: 630-832-4161.
JOSEPH LAGIOIA, 82 Joseph LaGioia, age 82, of Lombard, died Feb. 12 at Seasons Hospice in Naperville. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 16, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, Ill. Interment followed at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Ill. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for more information.
ROBERT P. LOWE, 76 Robert P. Lowe, age 76, of Lombard passed away on Feb. 15, 2018. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 20, with prayers from Brust Funeral Home to Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment followed at Assumption Cemetery. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for more information.
GEORGE G. MELTZER, 63 George G. Meltzer, age 63, of Addison, died Feb. 15. A memorial gathering was held Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Info: 1-888-629-0094 or www.brustfuneralhome.com.
BEVERLY HELEN NEUBER Beverly Helen Neuber, nee Eggers, 87, of Winfield, Ill., former longtime resident of Lombard, passed away peacefully Feb. 9, 2018, in her home. A celebration of life service was held Tuesday, Feb. 20, at John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln St. Lombard, Ill. Interment was at Glen Oak Cemetery in West Chicago. Beverly is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Melden Neuber; and two adored sons, Ricki (Jacqueline) and Randy (Nina). Proud Grandmother of two beautiful Granddaughters, Julia and Elise Neuber. Preceded in death by her brother, Gerald Eggers (Barbara). Aunt of Paul South, Todd Eggers and Barry Eggers. Bev grew up in Chicago, Ill., and was the daughter of Helen and Paul Eggers. She was always an avid ballroom dancer and appeared with the Lawrence Welk dancers. While working at the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company as a switchboard operator, Bev met and married Melden Neuber in 1962. They lived in Lombard, Ill., in the same home, for 28 years, raising their two sons. She devoted her life to her family, never missing a baseball game or any event involving her boys. Always hospitable with an open door policy, often hosting Bears football parties for her sons and their friends, she was “mom” to many. Bev loved her cat Fluffy; spending time with friends and family; baking; traveling, especially to Las Vegas; attending local festivals; and cheering on the Chicago Bears and her beloved Chicago Cubbies. She was beyond excited when the Cubs won the World Series in 2016. Bev’s greatest joy was spending time with her two Granddaughters Julia and Elise. She was so proud to be a Grandma and loved displaying their artwork and photos for everyone to see. Everything in Bev’s life was based around her strong faith in God and the church. She was an active member at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church for many years and also volunteered at the Lombard Community Senior Center. Bev will be dearly missed by everyone who knew and loved her. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran, Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, IL 60148. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for more information.
NANCY G. PEREK, 82 Nancy G. Perek, nee Padalino, age 82, of Lombard. Beloved wife of Walter Perek, Jr.; loving mother of Thomas (Racheal) Perek, Scott G. (Daria) Perek and the late Sandra Lee Perek; devoted grandmother of David (Emi) Perek and Katherine (Piotr) Henc; sister of Alfred and Carol Padalino; fond sister-in-law of the late Edward (Carol) Perek; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 16, from the funeral home to Mass at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1025 E. Madison, Lombard. Interment Queen of Heaven. In lieu of flowers, Masses are preferred. Funeral info: www.knollcrest.net or 630-932-1500.
SUSAN JANE SANKO, 68 Susan Jane Sanko, 68, of Rancho Mirage, CA, formerly of Villa Park, IL, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, after a battle with brain cancer. She is survived by her partner, Gloria Tuinhout; her mother, Mary Jane Rossi; brothers, Richard (Karen) of CA; Paul (Beth) of Lombard; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her father, Milan; stepfather, Donald Rossi; and brother, James A. of MI. Susan was a retired intensive care nurse. She loved to travel, read, cook and talk politics as a true patriot. Susan enjoyed life and was always up for any adventure. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date in California.
KATHY SOVE, 54 Kathy Sove, nee Arnold, 54, passed away Jan. 29, 2018. She was the beloved daughter of Judy Arnold and the late William Arnold. Kathy grew up in Forest Park, attended Garfield, Field Stevenson and Proviso High Schools. She is survived by husband, Bob; children, Joshua, David, Jesse and Ashlynn; her brothers, David (Penny) and Chris (Marijean). Kathy treasured her family, loved animals and enjoyed spending time outdoors, camping, hiking and kayaking. She fought a valiant battle with melanoma cancer. A memorial celebration of her life will be held later in February at the Lombard Bible Church, where she was a member.