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Daily Item Obituaries

May 4, 2014

Hansel Marion DeBartolo Jr., 66, Aurora, Ill.

— AURORA, Ill. — Hansel Marion DeBartolo Jr., M.D.J.D., 66, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014.

He was born May 13, 1947, in Aurora, Ill., a son of the late Dr. Hansel and Rosemary DeBartolo. He was married for more than 36 years to the former Susan Hefty who survives.

Dr. DeBartolo graduated from Marmion Military Academy before earning his bachelor of arts from the University of Minnesota and his M.D. from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He trained in general surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., before completing his otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. He earned his J.D. from Taft Law School in Santa Ana, Calif.

Board certified in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, Dr. DeBartolo practiced medicine in Aurora and Sugar Grove, Ill., for more than 36 years. In his career he served as secretary/treasurer of the Illinois Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and published many scholarly journal articles. He was a member of many professional organizations including the Priestly Surgical Society, Doctor Mayo Society and the American Medical Association.

Dr. DeBartolo was a lifelong member of Holy Angels Parish and a member of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus.

His hobbies included traveling, gourmet dining and fine wine. He enjoyed playing golf, especially at the Aurora Country Club where he was a member since 1978. He was also a part owner of the Chicago White Sox since 1981, and a lifetime fan.

A man of many talents and interests, nothing mattered more to him than family. He was a wonderful father to his children.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children, Dr. Dore “Hanz” Hansel III, Dr. Merrit (Dr. Shanila Perera), Janae (Benjamin Ernst), and Raquel; one grandson, Jonah; one brother, Dr. Daniel; one sister, Michele; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Daleiden Mortuary, 220 N. Lake St., Aurora, where the funeral will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Daleiden Mortuary then at noon in Holy Angels Church with Father Michael G. Lavan officiating.

Interment will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.

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    BROUSE, DAVID O., 82, of New Columbia. Visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 10:30. Burial in East Side Cemetery, Mifflinburg.
    EBELING, CLAUDIA N., 62, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Market and Eighth streets, Lewisburg, followed by celebration of life at 12:30. Inurnment in Lewisburg Cemetery.
    FAUL, RUTH ANN, 75, of Penns Creek. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Mountain road God’s Missionary Church, Penns Creek, followed by funeral at 1. Burial in Geneva Memorial Cemetery, Conneaut Lake. Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg.
    GLACE, GEORGE T., 88, of Mount Pleasant Mills. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. today with Masonic service at 8:30 at George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills, and from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Thomas Independent Church, St. Thomas Road, Mount Pleasant Mills, followed by funeral at 3. Burial in St. Thomas Cemetery.
    HEIMBACH, DAVID C., 66, of Mifflinburg. Visitation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, followed by a graveside service at noon in Forest Hill Cemetery.
    HOOVER, ELIAS M., 57, of Selinsgrove. Funeral service at 10 a.m. today at Shade Mountain Mennonite Church, 134 Center Road, Mount Pleasant Mills. Burial in Union Township Old Order Mennonite Cemetery, Port Trevorton.
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