JOSEPH J. KING, age 89, of Lombard, World War II Army Veteran, died April 26 at Lemont Center Nursing Home, Lemont, Illinois.
Visitation and Funeral Service will be held Saturday, May 4 with Visitation from 9:00 AM until the time of Funeral Service at 11:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.
Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.
Mr. King is survived by four children, Jeannie Jones of Dexter, Kentucky, Diane (Bill) Kielb of Naperville, Dr. Joseph, Jr. (Dr. Patricia) of Madison, Wisconsin, and Helen Winter of Lombard; eight (8) grandchildren; and five (5) great-grandchildren.
Mr. King is preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle ‘Peggy’, nee Jones; and six (6) brothers and sisters.
Mr. King was a resident of Lombard 58 years. He was a member of the Villa Park VFW and also a member of the Conservation Corp. Mr. King was an exceptional human being who was admired for his strength and kindness toward others.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 West Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, Illinois 60631 would be appreciated.Read more →