Aloysius J. Ignowski, 68, of Lombard, died Tuesday, June 2, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 6, at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road, Lombard, with the Rev. Tom Corbino officiating. Interment was private.
Mr. Ignowski is survived by his wife, Irene A.; children, Georgia (Rance) Page, Gerald Zylinski, Cheryl O’Connor, Kurt Zylinski, Karen (Joseph) Dempke and Jennifer Ignowski; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and siblings, Rosemary Lillie, John A. “Buddy’ Ignowski and Katherine Heim.
Mr. Ignowski worked as a freight supervisor for Emery Shipping.
Angelos Kavadias, 78, of Lombard, died Tuesday, June 2, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
A celebration of his life was held locally on June 5.
Mr. Kavadias is survived by his children, Barbara, Valerie, Joanne and Michael; and numerous grandchildren.
Mr. Kavadias was a resident of Lombard for 45 years. He sailed the Seven Seas as a Merchant Marine and later served for 25 years as the banquet captain and union steward at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel. He was known for being a gentleman every day of his life; and for his compassion, care and concern for others.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association would be appreciated.
A memorial visitation for Norine L. Kowall, 53, of Winfield, was held Friday, June 5, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park.
Ms. Kowall is survived by her mother, Betty Jean Kowall; siblings, Elizabeth (Michael) Scherer and George (Cindy); and five nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Norbert Kowall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Hinsdale Humane Society would be appreciated.
Vivian V. Nyman, 91, of Walworth, Wis., died Monday, June 1, in Elkhorn.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 6, at Golden Years Retirement Community in Walworth.
Mrs. Nyman is survived by her children, Ronald (Rita) and Joy (Michael Venuti) Nyman; two grandsons; two great-grandchildren; and brother, Wallace (Delores) Johnson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sven; and siblings, Arthur, Anna, Mae and Carl.
Mrs. Nyman was born in Gibbon, Minn.
Arrangements were made by Toynton Funeral Home of Walworth.
Rosella A. Regan, nee VanDerKarr, 89, of Beacon Hill, Lombard, died Saturday, June 6, at Beacon Hill Health Center.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 9, from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, to Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Lombard. Interment was at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton.
Mrs. Regan is survived by her children, Diane (Sal) Costello of Lombard, William (Kathy), Thomas, James (Armida) and Daniel (Barbara); 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and brother, Richard (Florence) VanDerKarr. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert William; and brothers, Roland and Melvin VanDerKarr.
Mrs. Regan had been a resident of Beacon Hill since 2001 and had been a resident of Lombard since 1950. She had worked as a secretary at Refrigeration Enterprises Inc. for many years. She also loved ballroom dancing.
Funeral services for Sylvia M. Schmidtke, nee Kapinus, 93, of Lombard, will be held today, June 10, from Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, to Mass at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Mrs. Schmidtke is survived by her daughter, Sherry (John) Bergslien; four grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and sister, Myrtle Reeves. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; and daughter, Linda (Robert) Joorfetz.
Charles H. Sidman, 89, of St. Charles, formerly of Lombard, died Tuesday, June 2, in St. Charles.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 5, with prayers from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, to Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lombard.. Interment was at Oakridge Cemetery in Hillside.
Mr. Sidman is survived by his wife, Ruth; children, John (Rita), Gerald (Nancy), Thomas (Karen), Mary Kay (James) Blonn and Joanne (Robert) Withington; stepchildren, Kimberly (Darryl) Phillips and Steven (Brenda) Kent; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Gloria Sidman. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty; twin sister, Mary Sidman and sister Vera Belli; and brother, Roy.
Mr. Sidman was a resident of St. Charles for four years, had lived for 17 years in Carol Stream and was formerly of Lombard from 1953-87. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served during World War II. He had worked for over 60 years in the sales of industrial abrasives and had also formerly owned Bona Pizza in Lombard during the 1960s and 1970s.
Mr. Sidman had been a semi-pro baseball player in the White Sox organization, was a member of the Lombard American Legion Post #391 and Lombard VFW Post #5815, was a bowler, former president of the Lombard Sportsman's Club, and had been president of the Lombard Boys League in 1963 and brought World’s Finest Chocolate to their fundraising.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to CNS Hospice, 690 E. North Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188, would be appreciated.
Michael C. Stolpa, 23, of Lombard, died Sunday, June 7, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
Visitation will be Thursday, June 11, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 12, at the funeral home. Interment is private.
Mr. Stolpa is survived by his mother, Sandra Stolpa of Lombard; companion, Vanessa Santiago; daughter, Payton Stolpa of Lombard; siblings, Joseph Stolpa of Lombard and Layla (Rashaad) Hunter; aunts, Dolores Altimimi, Kathleen (Robert) Kowalski and Sue Noles; and uncles, Kenny Shore and Stanley Stolpa.
Mr. Stolpa had attended Willowbrook High School.
Funeral services for Rose Tidei, nee Diletti, 89, of Villa Park, were held Thursday, June 4, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Mrs. Tidei is survived by her husband, Nazzareno; children, Maureen (Carl) Dittmar, Anthony (Linda) and Linda Tidei (David Volman); two grandchildren; sister-in-law, Maria Tidei; and nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Artura (John) Pardini and Archie (Matilda) Diletti.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to your favorite charities would be appreciated.