January 16th, 2018 12:47 PM
Jehangir "John" Mobed, 92, of Oak Park, died on Jan. 10, 2018. Born on Feb. 19, 1926, he was a volunteer at West Suburban Hospital and at the Oak Park Township where he helped seniors with their taxes.
January 16th, 2018 12:35 PM
Barbara H. Kroeplin, 91, of LaGrange Park, formerly of Keystone, Colorado and River Forest, died on Jan. 10, 2018. Born on June 4, 1926, she was a member of Christ Church of Oak Brook.
January 16th, 2018 12:30 PM
Marion Thiesse, 77, of Westchester, formerly of River Forest, died on Jan. 14, 2018.
January 16th, 2018 12:26 PM
Angelo Ruggiero, 86, who had lived in River Forest for 43 years, died on Dec. 6, 2017.
January 9th, 2018 12:43 PM
Eugene Joseph Callahan died on Dec. 2, 2017, in Sister Bay, Wisconsin. A respected champion of the less fortunate and a man known for his extraordinary moral compass, he passed peacefully, surrounded by his family.
January 9th, 2018 12:40 PM
Kenneth Radnitzer, 91, a lifelong resident of Oak Park, died on Jan. 1, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Born in Oak Park on Feb. 7, 1926 to the late Adolph and Margaret Radnitzer, he attended school here until eighth grade and then transferred to Northwestern Military Academy (now Northwestern-St. John Military Academy).
January 9th, 2018 12:38 PM
Susan Elizabeth Goeb-Miniscalco, 60, a lifelong resident of Oak Park, died on Dec. 16, 2017 at West Suburban Hospital. Born on June 4, 1957 in Chicago to Elizabeth and the late John "Jack" Goeb, she graduated from St. Catherine of Siena Grammar School and Oak Park and River Forest High School.
January 9th, 2018 12:34 PM
Dr. Robert Walter Hartmann, 75, of Macon, Georgia, died on Dec. 15, 2017 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming from complications related to pneumonia. Born in Elgin to Walter and Marguerite Hartmann and raised in River Forest, he graduated from OPRF High School, Ohio Wesleyan and Northwestern Medical School.
January 2nd, 2018 11:59 AM
Elizabeth Tyner (nee Ludwig), 89, of Oak Park, died on Dec. 28, 2017. Born on May 31, 1928 on a farm in Black Lick, Pennsylvania, she grew up in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, attended Johnstown Catholic High School, and received her B.A. in English from College (now University) of St. Francis in Joliet in 1950.
January 2nd, 2018 11:57 AM
Robert H. Whiteley, 78, of Forest Park, died on Dec. 25, 2017 at Edward Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood. Born in Oak Park on April 29, 1939, he was raised in Oak Park and served in the U.S. Army. A "jack of all trades," he retired in 1985.
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