John E. Hoerster, age 53, suddenly, Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Loyola Academy, Wilmette. Graduate of Northwestern University and former Wildcat. President of Chicago Catholic League. Beloved husband of Donna M., nee Connor; loving father of John R. and Regan; dear brother of Edward (Judy) Hoerster and brother-in-law of Lynda Connor and Karen (Mike) Strocchia; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. until time of Funeral 9:30 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home,
134 S. York Road (1/2 mi. N of St. Charles Rd.), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Loyola Academy, Wilmette. For funeral information call 630-832-0018 ; www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com
Published by Chicago Tribune from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2003.