Clement F. Preiwisch, 75, Longtime village resident
Clement F. Preiwisch, age 75 of Bartlett, Ill., and a former longtime resident of Forest Park, died on April 14, 2007, at his home in Bartlett.
He is survived by his wife Joan (Schildgen), of Bartlett; his children, Karl of Geneva, Ill., David of Forest Park, Janet of Aurora, Ill., Mary Kay Del Vecchio of Sugar Grove, Ill., Albert of Algonquin, Ill., and John of Forest Park; he was devoted to his grandchildren, Adam and Keri Ann Preiwisch, Kaylee and Alyssa Faulkner, and Zachariah and Abigail Preiwisch.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Preiwisch was born in Oak Park on Nov. 19, 1931. His parents, Wencel and Mayme (Hoefner) Preiwisch bought in 1927 the house he lived in for 62 years. He worked for his parents, who were the original owners of West End Meat Market of Forest Park. He graduated from St. Bernardine School in Forest Park; St. Patrick’s High School in Chicago and received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from DePaul University in Chicago. He served two years with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Preiwisch worked for the U.S. Government General Accounting Office for over 30 years, retiring in 1987.
By invitation only, he was invited to audition for the Elite Paulist Boys Choir of Chicago. He belonged to the choir for 10 years.
Visitation hours are on Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Funeral attendees may gather at the funeral home on Thursday at 9:15 a.m. Mass will be held at St. Bernardine Church at 10 a.m. Interment is at St. Joseph Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Bernardine Church, 7246 Harrison St., Forest Park, Ill., 60130, are appreciated.
Elsie A. Hoe, 82, Formerly of Forest Park
Elsie A. Hoe, 82, of Lombard, Ill., died on April 12, 2007, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
She was a resident of Beacon Hill in Lombard for 10 years and was a former resident of Forest Park.
Hoe is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Lorig of Wheaton, Ill., and Karen Moore of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; three sons, Randall of Florida, Roger of Washington and Rick of Ingleside, Ill.; a sister, Ethel Jeemen of Michigan; a brother, James of Kentucky; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert.
Interment will be at Glen Oak Cemetery in Elmhurst, Ill. Arrangements were under the direction of Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, Ill.