Bernard A. “Barney” Rodden, 91, died July 15, 2014.
Mr. Rodden was born Dec. 3, 1922 and served in the Armed Forces during World War II. He worked in the defense industry for the U.S government.
He was the husband of the late Alice M. Rodden (nee Fagan); the father ofJack (Vicki) Rodden, Joanne (the late Robert) Osterhaus and Marybeth
(Kevin) Costello; the grandfather of Michael Rodden, Joseph Rodden, Katherine Rodden, Melissa Osterhaus, Michael Osterhaus, Christopher Osterhaus, Connor Costello and
Quinn Costello; the brother of Alice (the late Byron) Zimmermann, the late James (Ann) Rodden and the late John Rodden; the brother-in-law of Jack (Marise) Fagan, the late Robert (Vivian) Fagan, the late Ann (the late John) McShane (nee Fagan), the late Rosemary (the late Gerald) Murphy (nee Fagan) and the late Joseph Fagan.
A funeral Mass was celebrated July 21 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Memorial donations are appreciated to the Fenwick High School Father’s Club Tuition Continuation Fund, 505 Washington Blvd., Oak Park, Illinois, 60302, Attn. Kelly Frank. The fund covers tuition for students who have lost a parent while at Fenwick.