October 16th, 2018 3:53 PM
Rita Dunnebecke Brown, 61, formerly of Oak Park, died on Oct. 11, 2018 at University Hospital in Denver after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
October 16th, 2018 3:51 PM
Jo Ann Kiefer (nee Perry), 83, a longtime resident of Oak Park and a more recent resident of Lake Barrington Woods Retirement Community, died on Oct. 11, 2018 surrounded by her family.
October 16th, 2018 3:48 PM
Dr. Meredith "Bud" Murray Jr., 88, died peacefully on Oct. 12, 2018 at his River Forest home with his family at his side. Born on Oct. 5, 1930 to Dr. Meredith and Marie Murray (née Ryan), he grew-up in River Forest.
October 16th, 2018 3:47 PM
Dennis J. Russell, 67, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on Oct. 10, 2018. Born on Nov. 22, 1950, he was the brother of Robert A. (Jim Young), Patrick M. (Rosemary), Eileen (John) Sutter, Donna J. Russell-Martensen, and the late Thomas Otie Russell; the uncle of Courtney (Jimmy) Watts and Brian (Angela) Russell, Edward (Michelle), Joseph and Sarah Sutter, Jennifer and Heather Martensen; great-uncle of Bryan and Bella, Jude and Lily; and the son of the late Robert O. and Mary M. Russell.
October 16th, 2018 3:45 PM
Rosanne L. Ryan, 68, of River Forest, died on Oct. 6, 2018. Born and raised in Oak Park, she was an OPRF High School graduate, received her B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Arizona, and her M.A. in Journalism from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
October 16th, 2018 3:44 PM
Judith C. Wittenberg (nee Bechtol), 83, of Oak Park, has died. A charter member of the Oak Park Concert Chorale, she also served as the financial secretary for many years and was the organist and choir director at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for 25 years.
October 9th, 2018 11:08 AM
Annabel Abraham (nee Steinhorn), 97, of Oak Park, died on Oct. 5, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born in 1921 in Syracuse, New York, she traveled with her mother in Europe and briefly attended school in Geneva, Switzerland while a young girl.
October 9th, 2018 11:07 AM
Mary Elizabeth Deady, 93, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on Sept. 25, 2018 at Villa Scalibrini Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Northlake.
October 9th, 2018 11:06 AM
Mary J. Hunt (née Mary Hamilton Johnson), 103, of River Forest, has died. A lifelong resident of Oak Park and River Forest, she was born Aug. 6, 1915 to Margaret H. and Chester C. Johnson.
October 2nd, 2018 11:19 AM
James E. Betke, 78, a 35-year resident of Oak Park, died at home on Oct. 1, 2018. After graduating from Hope College, he moved on to the University of Chicago where he earned degrees in Psychology (1963) and a Juris Doctor in 1966.
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