To submit an obituary, please e-mail Jane Charmelo at email@example.com.
MURIEL BARCELLONA, 89 Muriel Barcellona, nee Brink, age 89, of Naperville, died Sept. 18 at St. Patrick’s Residence, Naperville, Ill. Arrangements are pending at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Info: 888-629-0094 or www.brustfuneralhome.com.
JACK N. DYBALSKI, 92 Jack N. Dybalski, age 92, of Lombard, WWII Army Veteran, Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient, passed away Sept. 12, 2017. All services were private. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for more information.
JOHN H. LUKA John H. "Jack" Luka passed away on Sept. 16, 2017. Visitation is today, Sept. 21, 3-8 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, Ill. Funeral is Friday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. Mass at St. Alexander Church, 300 S. Cornell, Villa Park. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. For info: 630-832-4161.
MARION MEINKE, 91 Marion Meinke, age 91, of Lombard, formerly of Riverside. Beloved wife of the late Richard Meinke; loving mother of Linda (William) McCann and Diane Meinke (Thomas Kunkler); devoted grandmother of Paul (Deborah) Smith, Tara (Daniel) Benton, Lee (Megan) Smith, Brian McCann, and Kyle Kunkler; great-grandmother of Nicholas, Lyla, Kailey, Camille, Logan, Elise and Cameron. Member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 15, at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road, Lombard. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials to The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130, are appreciated. For info: www.knollcrest.net or 630-932-1500.
LACHELLE M. MITCHELL-SCHUCH, 53 Lachelle M. Mitchell-Schuch, 53, of Lombard, Ill., formerly of Aledo, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, Ill. Cremation rites have been accorded. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Marston Antioch Baptist Church, 1516 170th Ave., Reynolds, IL 61279. Private family burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery, Millersburg. Lachelle was born Jan. 29, 1964, in Mercer County Hospital, Aledo, Ill., daughter of Wanda Anderson Mitchell and Jerry Mitchell. She graduated from Aledo High School in 1982. She served several years in Air National Guard, stationed in Chicago but active duty in Saudi Arabia and was a decorated soldier. As part of her deployments, Lachelle served as part of her Airwing Refueling Unit for both Desert Shield and Desert Storm. She married Thomas Schuch Sept. 29, 2011, in Wheaton, Ill. They made their home in Lombard, Ill. She is survived by her husband, Tom Schuch of Lombard; parents, Wanda & Jerry Mitchell of Marshfield, Mo.; aunts, uncles and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Martin and Marie Anderson, John and Maxine Mitchell; and one aunt, Janice Mitchell. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Camp Hope for Wounded Warriors in Farmington, Mo., or Oakridge Cemetery, Millersburg.
NANCY A. STALZER, 73 Nancy A. Stalzer, nee Mariotte, age 73, died Sept. 11, 2017. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 16, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094 for more information.