Obituaries Archive

Msgr. Richard O’Donnell, oldest priest, passes away

Despite being 105 years old, Msgr. Richard O’Donnell never quite retired—either as Chicago’s oldest active parish priest or as the Chicago White Sox’s number one fan, longtime friend and onetime assistant Fr. Jim Hyland told a packed church.


Reginald “Hats” Adams, longtime Rush community affairs officer, passes away

Reginald “Hats” Adams, the former director of Rush University Medical Center’s Department of Community Affairs, died Friday, Nov. 13, after a lengthy illness.


Robert Klaus passes away; promoted oral health, culture

Robert J. Klaus, 71, passed away peacefully in Galena, IL, on Oct. 24 from complications of Parkinson’s disease.