Edwin J. Devereux, 75, formerly of Chicago Ridge, died July 14, at Palos Community Hospital. Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home, in Worth on July 18. A funeral Mass was offered at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge on July 19. Burial was at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
Mr. Devereux is survived by his wife, Therese; his sons, John, Robert, and James Devereux; his daughter, Kathleen Spiekhout; his brother, Earl Devereux; his sister, Catherine Arno; and 11 grandchildren.
Mr. Devereux was born in Chicago. He was self employed at Joh Placement. He was a member of Engineering Co. 187, Air Borne Infantry Regiment. Memorials may be sent to Make a Wish Foundation.