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Obituaries > BIANCONI, LOUIS J.

Louis J. “Doc” Bianconi, lifelong Steger resident and past village trustee, died Friday, April 14 [2006] at Hines VA Hospital. 1941 graduate of Bloom, Louis enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1942 and served with the Marine Raiders. Beloved husband of Rose nee Fredericksen Bianconi; father of Mark (Penny) Bianconi of New York and Gloria (John) Darlington of Ireland; grandfather of Michael, Christy and Melissa Bianconi; great-grandfather of Natalie Bianconi; brother of John (Lucille) Bianconi; brother-in-law of Pauline Fredericksen. Louis was past commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, member of Disabled American Veterans, Moose Lodge and Sons of Italy. In addition to serving Steger as trustee, Louis served on the Steger Planning Commission, Forestations Commission and the Community Library Board. He retired from Sears, Roebuck and Co. Visitation Tuesday, April 19 from 2 to 8 PM at Steger Funeral Home, 125 E. Steger Road (34th St.), Steger, IL 60475. Funeral services Wednesday 10 AM at funeral home. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Donations appreciated to Fallen Heroes Fund, Attn: Contributions, One Intrepid Square, West 46th St. and 12th Ave., New York, NY 10036.