Joseph J. "Bud" Reilly Jr.

  • "Yesterday I was very saddened to learn that Joe had died. I..."
    - Bill Bosque
  • "So Sorry to hear the news of my old friend passing. We had..."
    - Linda
  • "Joe you were an amazing friend to me and i loved you like..."
    - Ariya Toroghi
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    - Judith Sager
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    - Marlene Tratar Golas


Joseph J. "Bud" Reilly, Jr., age 69, a resident of Santa Clara, CA, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Menlo Park VA Center in Menlo Park, CA. He was born April 1, 1944 in Chicago, IL. Joe "Bud" was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the Army. He grew up in Calumet City, IL before finally settling in northern California. He is survived by his nieces: Angela (Robert) Kneisel of Carol Stream, IL and Kimberly (Jerry) Duttlinger of Wheaton, IL; brother-in-law, Roland Sawyer of Wheaton, IL; three great nieces; one great nephew; and many cousins, aunts, and uncles. He was preceded in death by his parents: Joseph and Charlotte Reilly; and his sister, Patricia Sawyer. Visitation will be Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service to be held at 10:00 a.m. at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton, IL. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery in Wheaton, IL. Family and friends may sign a guest book at For more information, please call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.

Published in The Times on Nov. 3, 2013
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