John Tornberg

John B. Tornberg, 88, of LaGrange Park, died on Oct. 29, 2016. 

He was born on March 11, 1928, and raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Mr. Tornberg graduated from Michigan Tech and served in The U. S. Army in Korea immediately following the war. 

He worked for many years as an engineer for Western Electric at the Hawthorne plant. John and his late wife were longtime members of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, and he was a Cubs fan.

For the last three years, he was a resident at Cantata in Brookfield, where he was able to share his musical gifts with the residents and staff. 

Mr. Tornberg is survived by his children, Karen Tornberg and Mark (Denise) Tornberg, and his grandchildren, Jonathan and Matthew. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois J. Tornberg (nee Krebs); his parents, John R. and Gladys Tornberg; and his brother, George.

 A funeral service was held Nov. 1 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church. Interment was private. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to Cantata’s British Home Fund, 8700 31st St., Brookfield, 60513 or to the Children’s Impact Network, P.O. Box 541900, Lake Worth, Florida, 33454. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.