Funeral services for Patricia A. Seebock, 52, formerly of Lombard, Bellwood and LaGrange Park, were held Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003 at St. Francis Xavier Church.
Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Donations to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Vera B. Belli, of Villa Park, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in Elmhurst.
Funeral services will be held today, Aug. 6, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, with the Rev. Donald Castle officiating. Interment is at Oakridge Cemetery.
Mrs. Belli was the mother of William and Lillian (Raymond) Capouch, and sister of Charles Sidman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius.
Mrs. Belli had been the co-owner of Ardmore Pharmacy for 44 years. She was a former Lioness with the Villa Park Lions Club.
Memorials to a favorite charity would be appreciated.
Henry J. Biedronski, 78, of Bloomingdale, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003.
Funeral services will be held today, Aug. 6, with prayers from Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road, Lombard, to Mass at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Addison. Interment is at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles.
Mr. Biedronski was the brother of Joseph Bidro of Lombard, companion of Maria Banach, and uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Henrietta; sister, Genevieve Walker; and sister-in-law, Rita Bidro.
Mr. Biedronski was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II. He was the former owner of Villa Park Ford.
Thelma C. Essary, 73, formerly of Villa Park, died Monday, July 28, 2003 in Arizona.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 1, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, with the Rev. Charles Emery officiating. Interment was at Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst.
Mrs. Essary was the mother of Andrew, Donna (Michael) Cionci and Jamie (Christine); grandmother of six; and great-grandmother of six. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.J.
Mrs. Essary was a homemaker.
Grace Helen "Amazing Grace" Griffith, 91, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Glen Ellyn, died Monday, July 28, 2003 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 2, at The Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd., 565 Duane St., Glen Ellyn, with Dr. Robert Lesher officiating. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery in Oakbrook Terrace.
Mrs. Griffith was the mother of Robert (Kathy) and Roger (Joyce) of Lombard, mother-in-law of Robert Gauthier, grandmother of five, and great-grandmother of two. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert I.; daughter, Marilyn; and two brothers and one sister.
Mrs. Griffith was a resident of Mountain Home since 1995, of Ft. Myers from 1972-95, and of Glen Ellyn from 1935-72. She was a homemaker, and was formerly a secretary for many years at the B.R. Ryall YMCA in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton. She was a member of the Methodist Church of Oak Park, Glen Ellyn and Ft. Myers. She enjoyed family, friends, singing in the church choir, monologue acting, crossword puzzles, playing bridge and tennis.
Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, 4709 Golf Road, Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076, would be appreciated.
Chester B. Heffley, of Villa Park, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in Elmhurst.
Visitation and funeral srevices will be held Thursday, Aug. 7, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park. Interment is at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip.
Mr. Heffley was the husband of Vivian, brother of Linda (Jerry) Nathan and Carl (Robin), and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Heffley was the owner of a hair salon.
Dr. Francis Hrejsa
Dr. Francis J. Hrejsa, 88, of Beacon Hill, Lombard, formerly of North Riverside, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
Funeral services will be held today, Aug. 6, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Dr. Hrejsa was the father of Allen (Lenore) and Paul (Lorayne), grandfather of five, and great-grandfather of two. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose.
Dr. Hrejsa was a resident of Lombard for 12 years. He was a veteran who served as a physician during World War II in England and Germany. He was graduate of the University of Illinois Medical School in the 1940s, and had worked as a physician at Loretto Hospital and St. Anthony Hospital. He loved to paint character portraits.
Memorials to the Salvation Army, 5040 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60630-2788, would be appreciated.
Charlotte E. Kroeger, nee Wiegand, 71, of Villa Park, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at home.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lombard, with the Rev. Mark Post officiating. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery in Hillside.
Mrs. Kroeger was the mother of Robert C. (Deborah) of Villa Park and Sharon L. (Larry) Watry of Villa Park, grandmother of three, daughter of Herman Wiegand of Lombard, and aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert A.; and mother, Ruth.
Mrs. Kroeger was a resident of Villa Park for 40 years. She was born in Chicago and was a graduate of York High School. She was an avid gardener and loved to travel.
Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church, Roosevelt and Meyers roads, Lombard, IL 60148, would be appreciated.
Arrangements were made by Brust Villa Park Funeral Home, 305 S. Princeton, Villa Park.