Robert G. Olmstead

Olmstead, Robert G. Age 86, at peace in Christ May 5, 2013. Beloved husband of Virginia M. Olmstead (nee Dietmeyer) for 55 years; loving father of Mary T. Olmstead, Ruth Olmstead, Carol (Jan) Miecznikowski, Monica (Phillip) Eberz and Robert F. (Marni) Olmstead; dear grandfather of Brian, Emily, Ginny, Monica, Payson, Genevieve, Aidan and Evy; fond brother of Louise Agos, James (Joan), Thomas (Cassandra) and the late Richard (Mary) Olmstead; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Bob had a distinguished 30-year career as a reporter for the Chicago Suntimes, Associated Press and as editor for the National Catholic Reporter. Visitation Sunday, May 12th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LTD. 7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook. Funeral services Monday, prayers 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home proceeding to St. Hugh Church 7939 West 43rd Street, Lyons, IL for Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL. Memorials to Women's Care Center of LaGrange 47 S. 6th Street; Suite 1, LaGrange, IL 60525 would be appreciated. Service info 630-325-2300 or

Funeral Home

Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services
7000 South Madison Street Willowbrook, IL 60527

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on May 7, 2013