Bryan R. Artel

Bryan R. Artel, 26 years old of Algonquin, born June 5, 1979, in Elmhurst, died suddenly Saturday, June 3, at Sherman Hospital in Elgin. Bryan was an extremely gifted coach who touched many lives along the way. He had just completed a very successful semester at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he was pursuing a degree in Health and Fitness Management. His gift for coaching, sense of humor, fierce loyalty to family and friends and generous soul will be deeply missed by his family and all who knew him. He is survived by his parents, Jeanne M., nee Jakubauskas and Robert A. Artel of Algonquin; brother Michael A. Artel of Chicago; sister Kelly L. Artel of Algonquin; grandparents Robert J. and Marilyn Artel of Willowbrook; Ann Jean and the late Richard L. Jakubauskas of Algonquin. Many aunts, uncles and cousins and his girlfriend Kristin. Family and friends of Bryan are to gather for a service to be held Tuesday, June 6, at Willow Funeral Home, 1415 W. Algonquin Road, Algonquin, at 7:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the family. For information, call 847-458-1700 or 847-458-1709.

Funeral Home

Willow Funeral Home - Algonquin
1415 W. Algonquin Road  Algonquin, IL 60102

Published in Chicago Tribune on June 5, 2006