Condolences to the Vanden Brook Family
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Posted by: Megan Jamen
The St. Francis High School community wishes to extend our deepest condolences to the Vanden Brook Family on the loss of Marilyn Vanden Brook.
Marilyn "Lynn" L. Vanden Brook, 78, a resident of Wheaton for 57 years, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2015. She was born May 25, 1936 and grew up on a farm in Naperville where Lucent Technologies is currently located. She was a graduate of Naperville Central High School and attended Rosary College. She is survived by her husband David A. Vanden Brook, of 57 years; her children, Jim '77 (Diane), Mary '78 (Bill) Sherwin, Jean '80 (Jack) Jackson, Ellen '82 (Chuck) Heyer, Cathy '83 (Pete) Blaeser, John '84 (Kim), Sarah '86 (Jim) Marinc, and Greg '88 (Tina); her twenty-seven grandchildren, Christopher, Elizabeth, Brian, Brittany, Sarah, Jess, Rachel, Andrew, Rebecca, Dale, Clifford, Clinton, Catherine, Charlie, Gerrit, Henry, Anton, Seth, David, Daniel, Holly, Anna, Matt, Sean, Teddy, Gavin, and Cameron; her sisters, Dorothy Collins and Ruth Barkei; and many nieces and nephews. Lynn was preceded in death by her parents Louis and Anna Barkei; and her siblings, Gib, Roy, Paul, and Elaine Barkei, Mildred Hill, Bernice Schwartz, and Joan Gilpatrick. Visitation Wednesday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton (1 blk. East of Naperville Rd.). Funeral home prayers Thursday at 9:15 a.m. and then proceeding to St. Michael Church, 310 S. Wheaton, Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187. Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Services conclude at church. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name to St. Michael Church.