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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Obituary: Former Wheaton Mayor Dies at Age 90

Obituary: Former Wheaton Mayor Dies at Age 90

Karl Frederick Heimke moved to Wheaton in 1957. He was elected as mayor twice during his time in Wheaton.
June Haag: June 10, 1918 - Jan. 26, 2014

June Haag: June 10, 1918 - Jan. 26, 2014

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 until the time of a funeral service at 11 a.m. at Hultgren Funeral Home, Wheaton.
Bettye Frunzar of Wheaton: June 13, 1927 to Jan. 13, 2014

Bettye Frunzar of Wheaton: June 13, 1927 to Jan. 13, 2014

Memorial service will be celebrated June 13, 2014.
Private Military Honors Set for John O. Holt

Private Military Honors Set for John O. Holt

Carol Stream resident died Nov. 23 at age 91.
Chef Charlie Trotter Found Dead at Home

Chef Charlie Trotter Found Dead at Home

Trotter closed his Lincoln Park restaurant last year after 25 years. He was a pioneer and fixture in the Chicago gourmet food scene.
Death Notices: Glenda Kowski, Carol Zemke

Death Notices: Glenda Kowski, Carol Zemke

Remembrances and links to the obituaries of residents with ties to Glen Ellyn and Wheaton.
In Memory of Megan Boken: One Year Later

In Memory of Megan Boken: One Year Later

The St. Louis University women's volleyball team held an alumni game on Saturday to fundraise for the murdered Wheaton woman's memorial fund.
DuPage County Sheriff Bids Farewell to Beloved Canine

DuPage County Sheriff Bids Farewell to Beloved Canine

Stitch, the county's only cadaver-detecting canine, died Friday at the age of 9.
Obituary: Former Village President Constance 'Connie' Zimmermann 1931-2013

Obituary: Former Village President Constance 'Connie' Zimmermann 1931-2013

Constance Zimmermann served as Glen Ellyn village president from 1973 to 1977.
Sopranos Star James Gandolfini Dead at 51

Sopranos Star James Gandolfini Dead at 51

Chicago loves a good Mob story, and fictional mob boss Tony Soprano was one of our favorite wise guys. We’re Patching you through to Westwood-Hillsdale Patch in New Jersey for the full sto
Ronald E. Arquilla, 73, July 25, 1939-May 17, 2013

Ronald E. Arquilla, 73, July 25, 1939-May 17, 2013

Visitation for Ronald Arquilla of Wheaton will be 3-9 p.m. Monday, May 20 at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home in Wheaton.
Ross K. MacNeill, 11, March 8, 2001-May 13, 2013

Ross K. MacNeill, 11, March 8, 2001-May 13, 2013

Visitation for Ross Kenneth MacNeill of Wheaton will be Thursday, May 16 at Gary United Memorial Church in Wheaton.
Leonard Rosenwinkel, 91, Oct. 28, 1921-May 9, 2013

Leonard Rosenwinkel, 91, Oct. 28, 1921-May 9, 2013

Visitation for Leonard Rosenwinkel of Wheaton will be 5 p.m. Monday, May 13 at Hultgren Funeral Home in Wheaton.
Robert Theodore Wright, 85, Feb. 10, 1928-May 11, 2013

Robert Theodore Wright, 85, Feb. 10, 1928-May 11, 2013

Memorial service for Robert Wright of the Wheaton area will be Monday, May 20 at Grace Church of DuPage in Warrenville.
Joseph Lundgren, 41, Sept. 11, 1971-May 6, 2013

Joseph Lundgren, 41, Sept. 11, 1971-May 6, 2013

Visitation for Joseph Lundgren will be Tuesday, May 14 at Wheaton Evangelical Free Church, 520 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton.
In Memory of Samuel T. Watts, 20, Aug. 14, 1991-May 19, 2012

In Memory of Samuel T. Watts, 20, Aug. 14, 1991-May 19, 2012

U.S. Army Specialist Samuel T. Watts died one year ago on Saturday, May 19, 2012 of wounds sustained while serving in Afghanistan.
Julita Fuster, 98, March 9, 1915-May 1, 2013

Julita Fuster, 98, March 9, 1915-May 1, 2013

Visitation for Julita Fuster of Wheaton will be Saturday, May 11 at St. Patrick's Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd. in Naperville.
Craig Eben, 82, Nov. 8, 1930-May 6, 2013

Craig Eben, 82, Nov. 8, 1930-May 6, 2013

Memorial service for Craig Eben of Naperville, formerly of Wheaton, will be Thursday, May 9 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 130 N. West St. in Wheaton.