Forni, Elmer J. 93, of Aurora passed away on April 4, 2013. He was born on July 9, 1919 in Geneva, IL the son of Jack and Rose Forni. He proudly served his country with the U.S. Army. Elmer was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Aurora. He was retired from Burgess Norton. Elmer enjoyed woodworking and puzzles but above all he enjoyed the company of his family and was a devoted husband to his wife Mary for 60 years before her passing in 2005. He is survived by his children, Clara Morton, Denny Forni, Allen (Janice) Forni and Kay (Forni) Williams; son-in-law, Jim Ackley; 6 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Ann Jaschob, Louis (Sandy) Forni, Helen McDonald, and Joe (Barbara) Forni; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary and daughter, Carolyn Ackley. Family will be receiving guests on Monday, April 8, 2013 from 4:00pm to 8:00 pm at Dieterle Memorial Home 1120 S. Broadway Ave. Montgomery, IL 60538. Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 10:00 am at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 720 Hardin Ave. Aurora, IL. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Aurora, IL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Guiding Light Hospice. Dieterle Memorial Home 630-897-1196 www.dieterlememorialhome.com
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Published in Beacon News on Apr. 7, 2013