Emil J. Urban
December 30, 1922 – September 4, 2013
Emil J. Urban, 90,U.S. Army Vet. WWII, longtime resident of Berwyn, and former Fire Chief of Berwyn passed away September 4, 2013 at MacNeal Healthcare in Berwyn. He was born in Chicago December 30, 1922 to Michael and Rose (Sekvenc) Urban. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Vivien, Son Michael Urban and Daughter Janet (Steven) Porcelius. Grandchildren Denise (Timothy) Mims, Carl Urban, Steven Porcelius Jr., and Nicholas (Katie) Porcelius. Nephews Ken and Dave Anderson. Visitation will be held Monday September 9 from 2 to 8 PM at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Forest Park with Funeral Services Tuesday 10:30 AM in the Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery. The Urban family kindly requests that flowers please be omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Easter Seals, 1939 West 13th Street, Chicago, IL 60608, or to Wounded Warrior Project,PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Woodlawn Funeral Home. (708) 442-8500
- Visitation Monday, September 9, 2013
- Funeral Service Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Emil J. Urban
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September 8, 2013
A life well lived. Emil offered service at peril to country and community, and raised a devoted family. Well done. We'll donate to the veterans cause.
Our condolences to all.
September 7, 2013
So sorry Mike.