March 27th, 2018 9:59 AM
Joy Theresa Rose Stastny (nee Pollastrini), 76, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died peacefully on March 19, 2018.
March 27th, 2018 9:58 AM
Connie Henderson-Damon, 69, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on March 22, 2018 from ovarian cancer.
March 27th, 2018 9:57 AM
Charles E. Arends, 84, a 60-year resident of River Forest, died on March 23, 2018. Born on Dec. 17, 1933 in Edmond, Oklahoma to the late Wade and Edwina Arends, he received a full wrestling scholarship from Northwestern University.
March 27th, 2018 9:56 AM
Charlotte E. Goossens, 96, an Oak Park resident since 1949, died on March 20, 2018.
March 20th, 2018 12:07 PM
Paul A. Cozzi, 95, of Oak Park and Ascension Parish, died on March 14, 2018 surrounded by his family. Born on March 20, 1922, he was an accountant who owned Trade Recorders Bookkeeping Company in Chicago and Forest Park.
March 20th, 2018 12:03 PM
The Honorable Robert E. Ginsberg, a noted scholar in the field of bankruptcy law, died on March 17, 2018, at the age of 73. He served as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Illinois from 1985 until his retirement in 2003.
March 20th, 2018 12:01 PM
Richard S. Ratcliff died on March 6, 2018 in Holland, Michigan, just shy of his 87th birthday. His wife of 62 years, Patty Cullen Ratcliff, noted that it was just like Dick to figure out how to best exit this world: in his sleep, with Patty by his side.
March 20th, 2018 12:00 PM
Frank M. Petrovic, 65, of Oak Park and formerly of North Riverside, died peacefully on March 13, 2018 at Rush Oak Park Hospital.
March 13th, 2018 11:48 AM
Gary Severe Cole, 76, of Oak Park, died on March 12, 2018. He was born on Feb. 21, 1942. The owner and executive chef of Blue Duck Catering, he was a retired lawyer and past village of Oak Park trustee. He was an avid cyclist, golfer, and fisherman but most especially loved being with family and friends.
March 13th, 2018 11:47 AM
Wendy Lyn Burkhard, 68, of Rockford, formerly of Oak Park, died on March 4, 2018.
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