Dianne Regan Costello, 67, of Lombard, died Thursday, June 11, from pancreatic cancer.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 15, from Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, to Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Lombard. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Mrs. Costello is survived by her husband of 44 years, Sal; children, Gina (Matthew) Konkler, Cherise (Patrick) Slattery and Peter; and five grandchildren.
Mrs. Costello was known as “Dee” and was the proprietor of A Total Tan in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton.
Charles W. “Chuck” Fourreau, of Villa Park, died Saturday, June 13, in Villa Park.
Funeral services are being held today, June 17, at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road, Lombard, with the Rev. Bert De Jong of Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church officiating. Interment is at Glen Oak Cemetery in Hillside.
Mr. Fourreau is survived by his wife, Karen; children, Arlene (Walter) Torres, Dennis (Kathy) and Scott (Jill); seven grandchildren; sister, Rita Strubel; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Alberta Fourreau.
Mr. Fourreau had worked as a bonded courier.
Memorials to the American Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Otto E. Kovarik, 93, of Lombard, died Wednesday, June 10, at Lexington of Lombard.
Visitation will be today, June 17, at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road, Lombard.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 18, from the funeral home to Mass at Christ the King Catholic Church in Lombard. Interment, with the Rev. Peter Jarosz officiating. Interment is at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mr. Kovarik is survived by his son, Kenneth (Brenda); and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances; and siblings, Millicent Koci, Sylvia Alexander and Vladimir Kovarik.
Mr. Kovarik had worked as a machine engineer for Xerox.
Des Neiges Krisch
Des Neiges R. Krisch, nee Pommier, 84, of Lombard, died Sunday, June 14, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
Funeral services are being held today, June 17, with prayers from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, to Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lombard. Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Mrs. Krisch is survived by her children, Daniel (JoAnn), Timothy, Glenna (John) Goblirsch, Michael (Nancy), Demerise (William) Rechenmacher, Sean (Shelly) and Sheilah (George) Hyland; son-in-law, Donald A. Ramseth of Lombard; 27 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Mary Madeline Kufer of Lombard and Daniel (Elizabeth) Pommier; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen D.; daughter, Katherine “Kammy” Ramseth; brother, James Pommier; and sister, Olive Ross.
Mrs. Krisch was a lifelong resident of Lombard. She was a graduate of Immaculate Conception Grade School and a 1942 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School. She received her associate degree from DePaul University in Chicago and was the co-owner of Glen D. Krisch Land Surveyor Inc. for 38 years. She was a very active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lombard. Her family was her life and her hobby.
In lieu of flowers, Masses are preferred.
Valerian M. Kusek, 99, of Lombard, died Monday, June 8, in Lombard.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 12, with prayers from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, to Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lombard. Interment was at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles.
Mr. Kusek is survived by his children, Thomas (Carol), Dennis (Laura), Michael (Debra), Mark, Richard (Darlene), James, Bernadine (Arthur) Stukel of Lombard, Alice Sleva and Mary (Steven) Orlowski of Lombard; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Josephine Kuta. Mr. Kusek was preceded in death by his wife, Lottie; son, Joseph; son-in-law, Chester Sleva; and brother-in-law, Al Kuta.
Mr. Kusek grew up on a farm in Wisconsin. He enjoyed raising his family; loved to bowl, go to the horse races and watch wrestling; and was a Cubs fan.
John A. Morgan, of California, died Thursday, June 4, in California.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, June 18, at Oakhill/Oakcrest Cemetery, with Pastor Hammer officiating.
Mr. Morgan is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eleanor; daughter, Jan; six stepchildren, whom he loved as his own, Sandy, Shirley, Linda, Jim, Gayle and Tom; 20 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Fern Morgan.
Mr. Morgan served in the U.S. Air Force as a bomb loader during World War II. He was retired after working as a painter/decorator, and had moved to California after retiring to be closer to his family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to LOVE INC. of Greater Merced, P.O. Box 2141, Merced, CA 95344, would be appreciated.
Terrence S. “Terry” Paeth, 60, of Naperville, formerly of Lombard, died Tuesday, June 9, at Edward Hospital in Naperville.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 15, from Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, to Mass at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Naperville. Interment was at SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.
Mr. Paeth is survived by his wife, Sherry R., whom he married in 1974; and children, Sara, and 2nd Lt. Scott (fiancée Kelsey Moran). He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Evelyn Paeth.
Mr. Paeth was a resident of Naperville since 1974. He grew up in Lombard and graduated from Glenbard East High School in 1967. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and worked as a computer programmer for many years. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Church and helped run church bingo nights for many years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago, 75 Remittance Drive, Suite 1907, Chicago, IL 60675-1907; or the Les Turner ALS Foundation, 5550 W. Touhy Ave., Suite 302, Skokie, IL 60077-3254, would be appreciated.
Eugene “Gene” Tatar, 87, of Wheaton, formerly of Bellwood, died Friday, June 12, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 14, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment was private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
Mr. Tatar is survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; and siblings, John, Regina Szar, Caroline Moran, Charlotte Van Eycke, Ann Meyer, Edward, Valerie, Victoria Herweg, Tom and George.
Mr. Tatar was a resident of West Chicago for three years and was a resident of Bellwood for over 40 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He had been an avid golfer and caddy in Elmwood Park, and was an avid Cubs and Bears fan.
Kenneth H. Walkoe, 90, of Windsor Park Manor, Carol Stream, formerly of Lombard for 55 years, died Thursday, June 11, at Windsor Park Manor.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 15, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery in Oakbrook Terrace.
Mr. Walkoe is survived by his son, Richard (Joyce), three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Donald (Renee); and four nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie.
Mr. Walkoe grew up in Chicago and graduated from Crane Tech High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, having been a 1st lieutenant serving with the 75th Bomb Squadron. He served for two years in the Pacific in the following battles: New Guinea, Northern Solomons, Bismarck Archipelago, Western Pacific. S. Philippines, Luzon. He graduated from IIT with a degree in electrical engineering and was employed by Hotpoint, National Electronics, Knowles Electronics, Elk Grove as an electrical engineer.
Mr. Walkoe was a resident of Lombard from 1953 to 2008 and resided at Windsor Park Manor in Carol Stream for one year.
Memorials to CNS Hospice, 690 E. North Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188, would be appreciated.