Carol L. Bidwill

December 25, 2021


Carol L. Bidwill, age 85, of Lombard, formerly of Bensenville, died on December 25th, 2021.

She was the loving wife of the late Edwin; loving mother of Sherry (Jay) Herzog of Lombard, and Edward (Sahia) Bidwill of Elkhorn, Wisconsin; fond grandmother of 13: Joe (Michelle) Stranski B.P.D. of Chicago, Mike Stranski of Lombard, Adam Herzog of Dekalb, George (Emily) Stranski of Lemont, Molly Herzog of Dekalb, Dr. Megan (fiancée Kevin Marciniec) Stranski, Psy.D. of Darien, Angel Bidwill of Chicago, 6 and step-grandchildren; great-grandmother of 7. She was the dear sister of Bill (Noreen) Persig of Hanover Park and was preceded in death by two siblings. She was the dear cousin of Barbara Klaska of Florida.

Carol was a homemaker, and she served as an assistant Den Leader with the Cub Scouts, and Troop Leader with the Brownies and Girl Scouts. She was a devoted Catholic, formerly attending Visitation Parish in Elmhurst, and St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Bensenville. She was a current member of Sacred Heart Parish.

A Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 2nd, from 2 – 7 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Prayers will be held on Monday, January 3rd, 2022, at 9:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 114 S Elizabeth St, Lombard with Interment to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1400 S Wolf Rd, Hillside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, and Catholic Charities c/o Sacred Heart Church, 114 S Elizabeth St, Lombard, IL 60148, are appreciated.

For more information, please call 888-629-0094.


January 2, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brust Funeral Home
135 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Prayer Service
January 3, 2022

9:30 AM
Brust Funeral Home
135 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Funeral Mass
January 3, 2022

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
114 S. Elizabeth St.
Lombard, IL 60148

January 3, 2022

Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Illinois
1400 S. Wolf Rd.
Hillside, IL 60162


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Sacred Heart Church
114 S. Elizabeth St., Lombard IL 60148

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