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Howard L. Mayhew

September 30, 1933 October 25, 2013
Howard L. Mayhew
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Howard Lewis Mayhew a 47 year resident of Oak Park passed away on October 25, 2013 at Elmhurst Hospital in Elmhurst, IL. Mr. Mayhew was born on September 30, 1933 in Murphysboro, IL to the late Harry and Vera Mayhew. He was raised in Havana, IL and graduated from Havana High School. He served with the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956. While in the Navy he attended guided missile school in California. Mr. Mayhew retired from the Suburban Cook County Tuberculosis District in Forest Park, IL and previously worked for Beckman Electronics in Lincolnwood, IL. Bowling, hiking and camping were some of his favorite pastimes. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Marie, and his children: Deborah (Steve) Kukielski, of Villa Park, IL, Darlene Sciaccotta, of Elmwood Park, IL, and Carl (Judy) Mayhew of Evergreen Park, IL. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Rachel, Holly, Jamie, Heather, Jason, Stephanie, David, Zachary and Ashley. A visitation will be held on Wednesday October 30 from 11 a.m. until time of service 1 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Interment services with military honors will follow at Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst, Illinois.


Wednesday, October 30 1 p.m.

Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home


Wednesday, October 30 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home

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