HUBERT AULL SR.
Hubert Marshall Aull Sr., 82, of Lombard, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998 at home.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 1, with prayers from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, to services at First United Methodist Church, 155 S. Main St., Lombard, with Rev. Lawrence Bouldin officiating. Interment and graveside service will be held at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Ala.
Mr. Aull was husband to Marguerite; father to H. Marshall Jr. (Marjorie), James (Barbara), Jeffrey (Deborah), Diane (Joseph) Winkler, and Frances; grandfather to 15; great-grandfather of two; brother-in-law of Lois; and cousin of Martha Curry. He was preceded in death by his brother, William.
Mr. Aull had been a resident of Lombard since 1953. He was a veteran of World War II and had retired as a captain from the U.S. Air Force in 1955. He served in the 305th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Mr. Aull flew 31 combat missions as a bombardier in B-17s, 25 with the U.S. and six with the RAF. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Mr. Aull retired from W.R.C. Publishing after 30 years. He was a former president of the West Suburban Concert Association, past president of the PTA at Lincoln School in Lombard, and past president of the AFS.
Flowers and memorials would be appreciated to the First United Methodist Church of Lombard, 155 S. Main St., Lombard IL 60148, or to the Salvation Army, or to Boy's Town.
Gertrude Buitenwerf (nee Vander Kamp), 86, of Downers Grove, died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998 at Rest Haven West Nursing Center in Downers Grove.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 30, at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road, Lombard. Interment was at Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park.
Mrs. Buitenwerf was mother to Jean (Thomas) McSorley, William (Ilah), Nancy (Henry) Van Tholen; grandmother of 10; great- grandmother of 19; great-great- grandmother of one; sister of Peter (Jessie) Vander Kamp; and aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter, her brother, Albert (the late Agnes) Vander Kamp, and her sisters, Helen (the late George) Auwema, Jennie (the late John), and Grace (the late Lucas) Dykstra.
Mrs. Buitenwerf was a resident of Berwyn for many years prior to moving to Grayslake, where she lived for four years. She then moved to Downers Grove. Before her retirement, she worked in the factory of A.B. Dick Co. Mrs. Buitenwerf was a member of the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church of Berwyn.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to Rest Haven Christian Services (West), 16250 Prince Dr., South Holland, IL 60473-3248; or to Hospice of DuPage, 690 E. North Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188.
Frank P. Cichorski, 78, of Wisconsin, formerly of Lombard, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 1998 at the William S. Middleton Veterans Memorial Home in Madison, Wisc.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 25, with prayers from Knollcrest Funeral Home to Mass at St. Pius X Church in Lombard. Interment was at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton.
Mr. Cichorski was husband to Mary Ann; father of Terri (Ron) Rysell, Tina (Mike) Rush, Frank (Jeannine), Sandra (Gary) Kukla, Daniel, Sharon (Mark) Cahill, and Gary; and grandfather of 15. He was preceded in death by his brother, Mitchell (Ardith), and sister, Victoria (the late Stanley), Wasicki.
Mr. Cichorski was born March 21, 1920. He was a World War II Army veteran. Before moving to Wisconsin, Mr. Cichorski was a resident of Lombard, a member of the Villa Park VFW, one time manager of the Bensenville Ace Hardware Store and former owner of the old Lombard Ace Hardware Store.
Richard "Dale" Crowell, 66, of Lisle, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in Elmhurst.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 28, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens West in Oakbrook Terrace.
Mr. Crowell was husband to Elaine; father of Kathleen (Steve) Sichrovsky, Susan, David, Daniel, Michael, Steven, Megan, Sarah, and Christopher; stepfather of Brian and Jason (Marie) Fliflet; grandfather of three; brother of Helen Metzinger and June (Jim) Nance; and uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Crowell had retired as a manager for a communications company.
Fred W. Griese, 89, of Lombard, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in Elmhurst.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard with Rev. Dean Williams officiating. Interment was private.
Mr. Griese was husband to Bernadette; father of Fred J. (Laurie), and Barbara (Wayne) Stuart; grandfather of three. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gloria, and by seven brothers and sisters.
Mr. Griese was a resident of Lombard for 49 years, and was a 59-year member of Carpenter's Local #181. He was also a member of the Community Congregational Church of Villa Park.
Memorials would be appreciated to the West Suburban Association, The Deicke Home, 1005 E. Division St., Lombard, IL 60148.
Dr. Donald D. Johnson, 65, of Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Lombard, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998 in New York.
A committal service will be held today, Dec. 2, at Chapel Hill Gardens West in Oakbrook Terrace.
Dr. Johnson was son of Zelma; brother of Mary (Robert) Rada; William (Margaret) and Thomas (Priscilla).
Dr. Johnson was born in Lombard and graduated from the University of Illinois. He received a master's degree from Northwestern University and earned a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. He also served in the U.S. Air Force.
Dr. Johnson was a professor emeritus of the National Institute for the Deaf at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He was associated with Gullidett University before his tenure at NTID, where he was the original director of the communications programs. He singularly pursued research in visual pathologies of deaf people. Dr. Johnson was nationally recognized for his contributions to the field of education for the deaf. He was hailed for his development of the NTID Communications Profile and his innovative work as founder and manager of the Ear and Eye Clinic.
Dr. Johnson published numerous articles in the American Annals of the Deaf and had recently completed writing a book on visual problems of the deaf. He was presented with the Outstanding Service Award from the National Advisory Group of NTID honoring his innovative and dedicated service to his profession.
Memorials would be appreciated to the Genesee Hospice Program or the Disabled American Veterans.
Robert Parkinson, 82, of Lombard, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998 at home.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, with Rev. Lawrence Bouldin officiating. Interment will be at Clarendon Hills Cemetery in Darien.
Mr. Parkinson was husband to Myrtle; father of Catherine (Gary) Bock, Elizabeth (Daniel) Rochers and Mary Jane; grandfather of two; and brother of Marjorie.
Mr. Parkinson had been a resident of Lombard since 1972. He was a member of the Villa Park Men's Garden Club and the Lombard Senior Men's Club. He was a member of the Carpenter's Local Union #58 of Chicago for 58 years. He had worked as a carpenter for the Leander J. McCormick Estate.
Memorials would be appreciated to the First United Methodist Church, 155 S. Main St., Lombard, IL 60148.