Mt. Auburn Cemetery is located at 4101 S. Oak Park Ave., Stickney, Illinois
James Gordon Steiner
James “Jim” Gordon Steiner, 80 years old of Darien, IL, passed away Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at his home with his family surrounding him.
Jim was born on October 19, 1940 in Chicago, IL, son of Gordon and Catherine (Runk) Steiner. He attended Lyons Township High School and University of Illinois and Miami University in Ohio. In 1964, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp. and was in the Reserves for several years. He was introduced to his wife, Paula (Beresky) at Howard Gardens by lifelong friends and married her in 1967. They eventually settled in Clarendon Hills, IL to raise their 5 children. His dedication to his family was immeasurable. Jim had a selfless, kind, loving heart. He was awarded a Good Samaritan award for saving the life of a neighborhood boy. He spent many seasons coaching his sons’ baseball and basketball and daughters’ softball teams and was an avid White Sox fan. He loved playing 16” softball with friends at Gilbert Park, Friday night tennis with his wife, and fishing in Wisconsin, telling stories of the “big one” that got away. In his retirement, you could always find Jim in the stands at one of his grandkid’s sporting events. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Left to tell all his wonderful stories and memories (and sort through all his receipts since 1967) are his 5 children and spouses, Jenny (Chris) Mall, Suzy (Greg) D’Aprile, Doug (Sara) Steiner, Bob (Kristen) Steiner, and Katie (James) Trent; 14 grandchildren: Natalie, Ashley, and Lauren Mall; Andrew, Matthew, Michael, and Danny D’Aprile; Jack Steiner; Allie, Molly, and Johnny Steiner; Olivia, Ben, and Maggie Trent; brothers, Ron (Debbie) and Bill (Nancy) Steiner; brother-in-law, Dr. Ronald (Maura) Beresky; and sisters-in-law, Margaret “Peggy” (Rene) Brabender and Roxanne Marks.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Paula; brother-in-law, Dr. Donald Beresky; and granddaughter, Anna Faye Trent.
Memorial visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at Notre Dame Church in Clarendon Hills with a funeral mass commencing at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to lightsoflovedg.org.
Gloria Moya Casarrubias
Gloria Moya Casarrubias, age 49, at rest February 17, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Loving mother of Mariah, Isaias and Cristian; dearest daughter of Gloria Moya and the late Antonio Moya, fond sister of John, the late Mark, Ignacio, Letty and Veronica. Visitation will be held on Friday February 26th from 2:00PM~9:00PM at Adolf Funeral Home 7000 S. Madison St. Willowbrook, Il. Funeral service 7:00PM. All services will conclude at the funeral home. For funeral info 630-325-2300 or adolfservices.com
In life we loved you dearly,
In death we love you still,
In our hearts we hold a place
that only you can fill
Josephine DeAnda Padilla Lopez, born May 08, 1933, to her parents Santos Padilla and Juan DeAnda, passed away, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 early in her sleep, at the Lexington Healthcare Facility. She is Mother of Angeline (husband Timothy Barrett), Gloria (husband Thomas Stoettner) & Patricia (husband Michael Ganser), and wife of Jesse J. Lopez (deceased). Grandmother to Timothy Barrett II, Jessica K. Barrett, & Hannah Ganser. She was active in church & traveled extensively. She was the oldest of 9 children, born in San Juan De Los Lagos, in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. She raised her children in Burbank Illinois, and then Orland Park, Illinois, & finally at Bethlehem Woods Retirement Home. Josie’s bright light and love of life touched so many. She was warm, compassionate, selfless, courageous, and effervescent. A wonderful storyteller, with a quick wit, and always quick to laugh.Her beautiful spirit will live on the hearts and memories of those who loved her forever. She was also a very generous person to those in need, and a very loyal friend. Visitation will be at the Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Mladison St. in Willowbrook, on Monday, February 22 2021 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm In Lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Hospital Fund.
On Saturday, go directly to the Monastery. There is no procession to the Monastery from the funeral home.
In Loving Memory of Boris Timotijevic
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away to the Lord of our beloved husband and father, Boris Timotijevic (50), on Monday February 15, 2021.
Treasured and beloved husband to Kathy (Kata) for over 22 years. Loving father to Ilija and d. Janko. Adored son to Velislav and Kata (Vukanic). Loving son-in-law to d. Branko and d. Sofia Njegovanovic. Much-loved brother to Zora and uncle to Aleksandar, Arandjel and Obrad. Cherished brother-in-law to Donna and Dusan Ivancevic and Branko and d. Zorka Milosevic and uncle to Katarina, Kristina, Nikolina, and Jelena.
Survived by his cousins Aleksandar, Marija, Jelena, Branka, Vladanka, Tomislav, Milan, Nada, Snezana, Ljiljana, Veselin, Vera, Miroslav, Milka, Dragan, Zorica, Miomir, Milica, Nikola, Pavle, Miso, Sonja, their spouses and all their children.
Boris will be greatly missed by his Kumovi Kulezic, Gavrilovic and Mamlic, as well as the additional family and friends he leaves behind in the surrounding Chicago, Indiana and Wisconsin areas as well as the rest of the United States, Canada, Serbia, Greece, Switzerland, the Netherlands and England.
Special heartfelt thanks to all the medical staff at Northwestern Central DuPage Hospital and Zoran and Adam Grujic for their care and support during our difficult time.
An active member of the Serbian community, Boris will always be remembered for his heart of gold, his outgoing and kind disposition, his heartfelt laugh and his generous nature. He loved being outdoors, spending time with his family, kumovi, and friends hunting and fishing and going on family vacations to Florida, Serbia and Greece among other destinations.
Boris, we will continue to cherish and love you forever and we cannot wait to be reunited with you again in God’s heavenly kingdom.
Pocivaj u Bozijem Miru, dragi nas Bo. Volimo te bezkrajno.
Vijay Kumar Moses
Vijai Kumar Moses, beloved husband, uncle, and brother died unexpectedly and peacefully in his home on February 15, 2021.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Queen Moses, his father, K.V. Moses and his mother, Mary Moses of the Methodist Boys and Stanley Girls Schools of Hyderabad, India.
Vijai Kumar is survived by his brother, Rev. Vinay Kumar Moses (his family - Dr. Clementia and son, John Moses); his younger sister Dr.(Mrs) Jyothy Bunyan (her family - Mr.Arun Kumar Bunyan, daughter, Pranuthi Sathyadass, and son, Steven Bunyan); and the Lartius’ nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews of his late wife, Shirley.
Please join the family virutally on Sunday at 2pm CST, for a memorial service. Please use the link below.
Meeting ID: 829 9360 6883
Son of the late Teresa and José Contreras. Loving husband of Eileen, nee Garner. Beloved father of Jennifer Romero, Leo (Michelle) Contreras, Larry Contreras and Paul (Laura) Contreras. Grandfather of Vanessa Romero, Julian Romero and Angela Contreras. Brother of Maria, Elisa, Carlota, José, Oscar and the late Ramon. Uncle and great-uncle to many.
Leo was born in Mexico and came to the US by way of California in the 1970’s. He was a long-time resident of Little Village until he retired and moved to Berwyn. He enjoyed watching sports, especially soccer, and cheering on the Chivas. He spent his retirement caring for his wife and they relaxed watching tv game shows together.
He was loved and will be missed by many.
All services conclude after the 8:00 pm visitation
John J Hardy, age 98, of Burr Ridge, Illinois, and WWII Veteran of 23 years passed away Wednesday February 3, 2021 from complications with Aspiration Pneumonia. Mr. Hardy was a Navy Veteran who served in both the Active and Navy Reserve. As a navy pilot he led air reconnaissance missions during his deployment in the Pacific Theater. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie D. Hardy of 66 years, loving father of Christine (Jeffrey) Atwell, Brian Hardy and Mark (Mary Beth) Hardy. Cherished Grandfather of 9; Great Grandfather of 15. He was a graduate of Loyola University, Los Angeles, and a devout Catholic. John had no siblings. He was raised by his mother, Rose, who passed away in 1965.
John was born in Chicago, May 26th, 1922. At age 3, he moved with his mother to Nebraska where they lived with his three aunts while completing his primary school education. He would then go on to attend Robert Bellarmine Prep School in Santa Clara, CA, before enrolling at Loyola University. After graduation his tour of duty began with the U.S. Navy, and then wedding bells followed on August 27th, 1949. John would relocate with his family to Hinsdale, IL, in the summer of 1964. He worked as an aviation claims adjuster for 23 years at a prominent Chicago Law Firm. His passions included airplanes, baseball, music, and dogs. For a few years he assisted his son Brian as a Little League Coach in Burr Ridge. Regarded by many as a generous man of principle, John was also young at heart with a congenial personality, and a consistent instrument of peace. To those who knew him, John had become the example of what every man can be. He was the ‘possibility’. And we are forever grateful.
John Hardy’s Navy career summary:
- Commissioned Officer, November 1942
- Enrolled in Naval Aviation Program
- Assigned to VS-52
- Stationed on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands
- Flew the Corsair Fighter in more than 200 missions
- Retired from Active Duty in 1945
- Continued in the Navy Reserve until 1962.
Visitation will be held Thursday, February the 18th from 4-6pm at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook, IL. Prayers on Friday, the 19th will be at 9:15am at the funeral home. This will precede a 10am Mass at St Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in nearby Hinsdale. The church address is 306 W, Fourth St, Hinsdale, IL. Interment will be celebrated at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.
In lieu of flowers, family has asked for donations in the name of John J. Hardy to:
Further information is available at: 630/325-2300 adolfservices.com
Barbara Burgoyne Schanck
Barbara Burgoyne Schanck was born on October 5th, 1932. She passed away in Maryville, Illinois due to complications from Covid on February 2nd, 2021. She was preceded in death by her spouse and best friend of 60 years, Jordan Thomas Schanck.
Loving mother of Karen (Brian) Lynch, William (Maureen) Schanck and Rebecca Nelson. Devoted Grandmother of Kaitlin (Michael) Self, Margaret (Jordan) Petry, Jordan Thomas (Kaylyn) Lynch, Abygail Nelson, and Ashley Schanck. Great Grandmother of Wyatt, Sam, Ben, Beau, Addison, and Hannah.
Barbara grew up spending her summers as a child on her Grandparents’ farm in Fairfield, Illinois. She would talk about this often and it was one of her favorite childhood memories. Barbara was an active member of Christ Church of Oak Brook and loved the Lord. She loved to paint, read, and travel. She took many amazing trips with her family and friends over the years and especially enjoyed spending her winters in Florida and summers in Maine. Barbara had a soft spot in her heart for animals. Over the years, she donated to several animal rescue organizations regularly. Her final donation was to sponsor a rescue kitten named Petunia that she loved to see pictures of.
She enjoyed spending the last few years of her life close to her family in Glen Carbon, Illinois.
A private family graveside service will take place at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook, IL. Arrangements entrusted to Adolf Funeral Home – Willowbrook, IL. 630-325-2300 or adolfservices.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Partners 4 Pets- PO Box 445 Troy, IL 62294 or PayPal account- www.paypal.me/partnersforpets
Antonio Ruben Ortiz
St. Pius X Church is located at 4300 S Oak Park Avenue