Bryan R. Artel

Bryan R. Artel of Algonquin Family and friends of Bryan R. Artel, 26, are to gather for a service to be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Willow Funeral Home, 1415 W. Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Interment will be private. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, in the funeral home. Born June 5, 1979, in Elmhurst, he died suddenly, Saturday, June 3, 2006, at Sherman Hospital. Bryan was an extremely gifted coach who touched many lives along the way. He had just completed a very successful semester at the 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. 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 and Ann Jean and the late Richard L. Jakubauskas of Algonquin; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and his girlfriend, Kristin. Memorials may be made to the family. For information, 847-458-1700.

Funeral Home

Willow Funeral Home - Algonquin
1415 W. Algonquin Road  Algonquin, IL 60102
1-847-458-1700

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on June 5, 2006