William J. Wahl, age 70, of Lombard, died on November 12, 2021.
He was the beloved Husband of Patricia; loving father of Michelle; fond grandfather of Holi-Nicole of Mississippi and Brianna of South Carolina; dear son of Margaret Wahl and the late Harold Wahl of Illinois; brother of Gregory of Illinois; and relative and friend of many.
William was a US Army Veteran, where he served as a Sergeant during the Vietnam Era in Korea.
He was a graduate of the Glenbard East class of 1969. He was both the former owner of American Eagle in Lombard, and former Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker in Lombard. He was an eBay Dealer and owned the Opal Nugget. He operated on Etsy as Opal Place.
William helped found the Lombard Farmer’s Market. He was a former member of the Lombard Chamber of Commerce, DLU (Downtown Lombard United), and the American Legion.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 18, from 3 - 7 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral Prayers Friday, November 19 at 9 AM at Brust Funeral Home, thence to Sacred Heart Church, 114 S Elizabeth St, Lombard for 9:30 AM Mass. Interment to follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W Hoff Rd, Elwood.
Donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758516 Topeka, KS 66675 (
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