2013-05-09 / Obituaries

Robert G. Olmstead

May 5, 2013

Robert G. Olmstead, age 86, at peace in Christ, May 5, 2013. Beloved husband of Virginia M. Olmstead (nee: Dietmeyer) for 55 years; loving father of Mary T. Olmstead, Ruth Olmstead, Carol (Jan) Miecznikowski, Monica (Phillip) Eberz and Robert F. (Marni) Olmstead; dear grandfather of Brian, Emily, Ginny, Monica, Payson, Genevieve, Aidan and Evy; fond brother of Louise Agos, James (Joan), Thomas (Cassandra), and the late Richard (Mary) Olmstead; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Bob had a distinguished 30 year career as a reporter for the Chicago Sun Times, Associated Press, and as Editor for the National Catholic Reporter.

Visitation will be held Sunday, May 12, 2013, from 2 to 8 pm at Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ltd., 7000 S. Madison St; Willowbrook, Illinois.

The funeral service will be held Monday, May 13, 2013, with prayers at 9:00 am at the funeral home, proceeding to St. Hugh Church at 7939 West 43rd Street in Lyons, IL for Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be held at St.Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park, Illinois.

Memorials would be appreciated when sent to the Women’s Care Center of LaGrange, 47 S. 6th Street, Suite 1, LaGrange, IL 60525. For more information, call 630-325-2300 or to to www.adolfservices.com.

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